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  1. Alumni and Faculty Biographical (Alumni News Morgue) File (Born Digital Records)
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    Born Digital Records from the Alumni and Faculty Biographical (Alumni News Morgue) File, includes digitized material and born digital records pertaining to the biographical file from deceased and living alumni, faculty members, trustees, and former students. The file was created by the Alumni Association, but University Archives staff have added and continue to add materials...
  2. American Library Association Archives Digital Collections
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    This digitization project contains digitized photographs from the Faxon Collection from the Conference Photographs series (99/1/14) and the Library Building Photographs series (99/1/15), held at the University of Illinois Archives. Some photographs and postcards from the Library Building Photographs collection (Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, and California) have also been digit...
  3. The Broad Ax
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    The Broad Ax began as a weekly publication founded, published and edited by former Virginia slave Julius F. Taylor. The newspaper began in Salt Lake City in 1895 but disputes with the Latter-Day Saints led Taylor to move his publication to Chicago in 1899, where he continued his focus on being "Democratic in politics, advocating the immortal principles of Jefferson and Jacks...
  4. Third Armored Division Association Records and Audiovisuals (Digital Surrogates), 1941-1945, 1993
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    Digital Surrogates of Third Armored Division Association Records and Audiovisuals (1941 - 1945, 1993) contain digitized copies of pictures, newsletters, newspaper clippings and newspapers' typewritten transcriptions, concerning the 3rd Armored Division's history, members, military campaigns and accomplishments, recreational activities, and cartoons about soldier's daily situ...
  5. Illinois Crop Improvement Association
    Image | 1963

    Shows the south side of the structure.
  6. Gateway to Oak Woods Cemetery
    Image | 1893

    Caption: "Gateway to Oakwoods (sic) Cemetery." From text: "This beautiful cemetery stands in the front rank, as one of the handsomest of Chicago's burial grounds. It is located south of 67th St. between Cottage Grove Ave. and the I. C. R. R. track. The distance from the business center is about seven miles. ... In drawing the plan for the grounds, the Association was for...
  7. Semi-Centennial Celebration Chicago Fire
    Image | 1921

    Text in image: "Chicago the Great Central Market. Semi-Centennial Celebration Chicago Fire October 2-15". Caption: "Poster proclaiming celebration of Great Fire anniversary. The personifying figure of Chicago was given to the city by The Inter Ocean, March 20, 1892, when that paper, now extinct, but long maintained as a Republican authority by Wm. Penn Nixon, was in posse...
  8. Looking north from bridge
    Image | 1919

    Caption: "Looking north from bridge showing monumental arch treatment. Drawing by A. N. Rebori." From text: "Early in the previous year the North Central Business District Association (the name of which has since been shortened to North Central Association) ... invited a number of architects to meet with a committee of its organization with a view to enlisting their inter...
  9. Illinois Beef Expo
    Image | 2009

    Hereford beef cow for sale at the Illinois Beef Expo, sponsored by the Illinois Beef Association.
  10. Illinois Beef Expo
    Image | 2009

    Angus beef cattle for sale at the Illinois Beef Expo, sponsored by the Illinois Beef Association.
  11. Illinois Beef Expo
    Image | 2009

    Angus beef cattle for sale at the Illinois Beef Expo, sponsored by the Illinois Beef Association.
  12. Illinois Beef Expo
    Image | 2009

    Angus beef cattle for sale at the Illinois Beef Expo, sponsored by the Illinois Beef Association.
  13. Illinois Beef Expo
    Image | 2009

    Angus beef cattle for sale at the Illinois Beef Expo, sponsored by the Illinois Beef Association.
  14. Illinois Beef Expo
    Image | 2009

    Angus beef cattle being led onto the show floor for sale at the Illinois Beef Expo, sponsored by the Illinois Beef Association.
  15. Illinois Beef Expo
    Image | 2009

    Angus beef cattle being led onto the show floor for sale at the Illinois Beef Expo, sponsored by the Illinois Beef Association.
  16. Illinois Beef Expo
    Image | 2009

    Show floor at the Illinois Beef Expo, sponsored by the Illinois Beef Association.
  17. U. S. Naval Hospital Library, Oakland, California
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    Handwritten on the front of photograph: U. S. Naval Hospital - Oakland, Calif.
  18. Bedside service of the American Library Association in the Base Hospital, Camp Travis, Texas.
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    Men in bed selecting books off a book truck. Additional caption reads: With her book truck, the librarian brings to the man's bed the book he wants. The A.L.A. has placed libraries in 208 hospitals. The men in hospitals and camps here and overseas need your magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a stamp on the notice on the cover, and mail.
  19. Camp Library at Camp Lee, Virginia
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    Soldiers marching outside of the camp library. Caption reads: Camp Library, American Library Association; Camp Lee, Virginia
  20. Library Service of the American Library Association in the Embarkation Hospital, Newport News, Va.
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    Servicemen using the library. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. has placed libraries in 208 hospitals. The men in hospitals and camps here and overseas need your magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a stamp on the notice on the cover, and mail.
  21. Camp Library at Camp Jackson, S.C.
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    Exterior of camp library. Caption reads: Camp Library of the American Library Association at Camp Jackson, S.C. The A.L.A. gives service to 860 Army, Navy and Marine Corps camps and stations, and 208 hospitals. Libraries have been placed on 911 vessels and more than two million books have been sent overseas. The men in hospitals and camps here and overseas need your magazine...
  22. Camp Library at Camp Lewis, WA
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    Exterior of the camp library. Caption reads: Camp Library, American Library Association; Camp Lewis, Washington
  23. University of Arizona Library, Tucson, Arizona - Back of Postcard
    Image | 1903

    Printed on the back of postcard: University of Arizona Library Building
  24. Merchant seamen find opportunities for study in technical books supplied by the American Library Association.
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    Men reading in bunk beds. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  25. American Library Association books boarding Merchant Marine vessel at New Orleans, La.
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    Men loading boxes on a ship. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  26. A Group of Librarians in Berkeley, California
    Image | 1911

    Picture #72: From Left: G. B. Utley / F. P. Hill / W. C. Lane / J. C. Rowell / H. J. Carr / R. R. Bowker / J. C. Moulton / C. S. Greene / Mr. ? / Mr. ? / W. R. Watson
  27. An hour off duty, with American Library Association books. Merchant Marine vessel, Charleston, S.C.
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    Seamen reading on the deck of a ship. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  28. Eager for books and magazines in American Library Association crew's libraries on Merchant Marine vessel, Charlston, S.C.
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    Seamen reading on the deck of a ship. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  29. Old Lighthouse, Cape Henry, Va.
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    Photograph of a lighthouse. Caption reads: Men in lighthouses, on lightships, and in coast guard stations receive books from the American Library Association, co-operating with local libraries. The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  30. Soldiers Reading Books at St. Louis Armory
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    Glass plate slide showing soldiers reading library books at the library of the St. Louis Armory. The soldier at the far right side is reading a book titled, Loot