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  1. The heart of Chicago
    Image | 1920

    Bird's eye view looking southeast across the Chicago River towards the Loop. Wolf Point appears in foreground.
  2. River gateway to canal
    Image | 1912

  3. Chicago River
    Image | 1875

    Caption: "Chicago River, from Lake Street Bridge."
  4. Gateway to North Michigan Avenue
    Image | 1919

    Caption: "Suggested treatment of gateway to North Michigan Avenue, looking north. Drawing by A. N. Rebori."
  5. 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...
  6. Journée Serbe 25 juin 1916
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    People and cattle make their way across a snow-covered bridge. A Red Cross nurse helps a soldier along, while bodies float in the river below the bridge.
  7. La Journée Serbe 25 Juin 1916, Anniversaire de la Bataille de Kosovo
    Image | 1916

    Soldiers and civilians carry their possessions across a snow-covered bridge.
  8. High Bridge at Lincoln Park
    Image | 1912

    Caption: "Lincoln Park--View from "High Bridge" of the Park, Mile Long Lagoon and the Lake. "High Bridge" across the Lagoon at Lincoln Park."
  9. New two-level bridge
    Image | 1919

    Caption: "The new two-level bridge, a part of the Michigan Avenue boulevard link. From the collection of the Chicago Plan Commission."
  10. South Branch of Chicago River
    Image | 1919

    Caption: "View looking north of the South Branch of the Chicago River showing the suggested arrangement of streets and ways for teaming and reception of freight at different levels."
  11. Rush Street Bridge
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Lake House, Rush Street Bridge, and River Mouth". View is looking northwest, across the Chicago River, to the Near North Side. Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  12. 1995 University Honors
    Image | 1995

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  13. Adeane, Henrietta Jane
    Image | 1883

    Printed in black and red. Within a picture frame, a lozenge escutcheon: vert (green) a chevron or (gold) charged with 3 mullets (stars) sable (black), between three griffin's heads erased or (gold). Banner with originator's name.
  14. New England College Library
    Image | 1960

    ""The New England College Library was constructed in Henniker, N. H. in 1967 and dedicated by Odgen Nash. The three-story structure has a 65,000 volume capacity and has the distinction of owning a valuable Shakespeare collection and the memorabilia of the late US Senator Styles Bridges."" Postcard was never mailed.
  15. Specifications of the manner of constructing Bridges on the Illinois and Michigan Canal
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1847

    A circular created by the Illinois and Michigan Canal Company entitled "Specifications of the manner of constructing Bridges on the Illinois and Michigan Canal." 3 copies.
  16. Proposition for Sections
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1847

    A broadside entitled "Proposition for Sections" describing various supplies and prices to work on the bridges. The document was signed at Lockport, Illinois on February 2, 1847.
  17. Home Insurance Building Window Frame
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    A window frame from between the third and fourth floors of the Home Insurance Building. It is made of steel and cast iron.
  18. Battle Ground of Resaca, No. 2
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    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Battle Ground of Resaca, Georgia, No. 2. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions...
  19. Museum and Santa Fe Railroad Model
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    The Museum and Santa Fe Railroad exhibit consists of 1,200 feet of track running through a 3,000 square-foot landscape representing, the Great Plains, the Arizona desert and Grand Canyon, and California. Sprawled across the model landscape are a suburban village, an elevated highway, a commercial grain elevator, a cement factory, an oil field and refinery, an orange grove, a...
  20. Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka'
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    The Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka' is a large gullwing-shaped German dive-bomber used during World War II. Its sides and upper surfaces are painted dark forest green with tan sand patterns. Black and white stylized Baltic Crosses are painted on the underside of its wings. The Nazi Swastika is painted in black on both sides of the tailfin.
  21. Resaca, from the Rebel Works
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    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Resaca from the Rebel Works. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  22. Trestle Bridge, at Whiteside
    Image

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the trestle bridge at Whiteside. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".