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Inventions: Coming to the Era - #36

Trunk #36


Thomas Edison Human Be'an Collectible Doll

CD-Thomas Edison’s sound recordings

Fireman’s suit: pants, jacket, boots and helmet

Ticket to Ride board game

Tinkertoy kit

500 piece jigsaw puzzle (black and white) “The Empire Builder”

1000 piece jigsaw puzzle (Historic American Railways)

Wooden train whistle from Chicago History Museum

Deck of Amtrak playing cards

Brochures from Graceland Cemetery, Chicago (2)

Lessons and materials on CD

Chicago Bike map brochure

Notebook of lessons with laminated pictures of changes in writing

Quill pen


  • The Wright Brothers for Kids: How They Invented the Airplane by Mary Kay Carson
  • Antique Locomotives Coloring Book
  • The Great Chicago Fire by David Garrard Lowe
  • Reuben and the Fire by Merle Good
  • Machines at Work: Fire Truck by Caroline Bingham
  • Train by John Coiley
  • The Fire by Annette Griessman
  • Mistakes That Worked by Charlotte Foltz Jones
  • Mark Twain for Kids by R. Kent Rasmussen
  • Children of the Fire by Harriet Gillem Robinet
  • The Great Chicago Fire of 1871- A Book of Postcards
  • Fire at the Triangle Factory by Holly Littlefield
  • The Last Rail by Darice Bailer
  • A B C History Mystery by the Chicago Historical Society
  • Thomas Edison for Kids by Laurie Carlson
  • What a Great Idea! By Stephen M. Tomecek
  • The Kids’ Invention Book by Arlene ErlbachInvention by Lionel Bender
  • Great Inventions: 100 Inventions That Have Shaped Our World by Behas
  • Inventors: Making Things Better by Andrew Clements
  • Fire Truck by Caroline Bingham


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