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    • Abridged Monograph

    • Suspension bridges; Construction; Carpentry
    • This is a paper written by the master carpenter about the construction of a suspension bridge in Ohio in the 1800's.
    • 'Important Road Problems

    • TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS NEBRASKA ROADS NEBRASKA DESIGN CONSTRUCTION RURAL ROADS NEBRASKA ROADS NEBRASKA MAINTENANCE REPAIR
    • 'Important Road Problems Discussed.' Nebraska Farmer, March 23, 1918. Note: As automobiles gained importance in the daily lives of farmers, good roads became an issue. This article discusses a 1918 Nebraska roads convention, and the issues at...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors--Testing; John Deere tractors; Deere & Company; Lawn tractors
    • "A John Deere Garden Tractor is tested at the Department of Agicultural Engineering to determine the location of the Centre of Gravity. The location is important for research in the dynamics and tip-over characteristics of a tractor. This was a...
    • Anne Vavasour

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    • A beautifully delicate gown. Notice the use of ribbons throughout and the red petticoat. The gloves are an important accessory. Make-up is common. Cornstarch lightens the complexions; rouge highlights the cheeks and lips (Collection of the...
    • photo - irrigator in field

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    • A farmer holding one of his most important tools -- a spade -- stands next to one of Central's irrigation laterals. Note the lath boxes protruding from the furrows into the lateral at lower left.
    • Pocket Guide to China

    • China--Description and travel
    • A guide to the customs, geography, government, history, military organization, currency, and language of China for U.S. soldiers stationed there during World War II. Two editions exist. The earlier printing contained the controversial strip, "How...
    • George 'Beau Brummell' Bryan

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    • A key figure in the history of modern dress, George Bryan is immaculately dressed in the double-breasted, square cut tailcoat. This is the new pantaloon. Eventually Brummell personally develops the pantaloon into the first trouser form. He carries...
    • Portrait of Mattia de' Medici

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    • A wide, flat collar edged in lace. Hair is pulled to one side, hanging in a lovelock. The wide hat is plumed. In this Italian ceremonial dress of a heraldic order, there is a variety of important accessories, notably the sash, sword belt,...
    • Ara Pacis Augustae

    • Imperial Roman, Augustan
    • Allegory of peace and prosperity. What has been called the most important of all the reliefs: the Earth goddess Tellus (or Italia) with allegories of the winds and waters of the land (left) and of the sea (right). [East elevation, detail view of...
    • Portrait of Lady Julia Lucini

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    • An important accessory, dog collars fill in the open neckline. The train provides the right sweep for a gown of the period. Usually it is equipped with a dust ruffle and often a horse hair lining. Small loops, placed at the back, allow the train to...
    • Stage machinery

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    • An important associate of the 19th century scene painter was the stage machinist, who was called upon to create props of great complexity. The chariot for Klaw and Erlanger's spectacle of 1899, Ben Hur, was so constructed that it could ride over...
    • Mother and child

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    • An unusually elegant negligee. Sunflowers, an important motif, are introduced in architecture and décor as part of the Art Nouveau movement
    • Fresco

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    • Angels are important figures in the religious plays of the period. The six-winged seraph, the highest of angelic orders, is shown as described in the Book of Revelation (Santa Maria, Lerida)
    • Genetics (BEEF STATE) [video]

    • Beef Cattle Breeding Genetics
    • As early as the 1870s, ranchers knew that genetics were important. As their markets changed, they needed to produce cattle that in turn produced the quality of beef that their consumers wanted. Length = :36
    • Boboli Gardens

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    • The Boboli Gardens were begun in 1549 by Nicolo Pericoli, known as 'Tribolo', a pupil of Michelangelo; work was continued in 1583, probably by Ammannati & Buontalenti, completed in the 17C by Alfonso Parigi & others

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