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Major Mony's Perilous Situation.pdf
Image of "Major Mony's Perilous Situation". Text reads "When he fell into the Sea July 23, 1785, off the Coast of Yarmouth."

Illustration showing a tethered balloon's position in calm weather and in wind.

Illustration of children in 'the runaway balloon', Martha Ann and David Isam Harvey, 1858.

Illustration of the runaway balloon of the 1858 Illinois State Fair, caught in a tree on its return to the ground. Text caption reads "Descent of The Children in a Tree Near Mr. Atchinson's House, on Moore's Prairie"

Article about two men making a balloon ascension from the Bloomington courthouse square in 1898.

Screenshot 2023-11-22 110308.pdf
Article from The Champaign Daily News, telling a story of a man swept up in cyclone winds.

Champaign Daily News.jpg
The Champaign Daily News delivery trucks parked outside the newspaper office at 48 Main St, undated.

Underside of Bridge_Courtesy Jon.jpg
Closeup photograph of the underside of the Stone Arch Bridge.
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