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  1. Clarendon Van Norman Jr. Collection
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    Clarendon Van Norman Jr. Collection broadsides and printed ephemera contains material from 1828 to the 1930s collected by Clarendon Van Norman Jr. This series includes a variety of works such as prospectuses, periodicals, advertisements, newspaper clippings, tax lists, government documents, and financial records. Divided into subject categories, the items cover topics in Ill...
  2. I'll fly away
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    Poem "I'll fly away" is printed on the handmade paper.
  3. Pace
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    Letters "Pace" in red printed on the handmade paper.
  4. Dancer moves for all of us
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    Letters "Dancer moves for all of us" are printed on the handmade paper.
  5. Happy Kawanzaa
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  6. When an old woman dies, a library burns to the ground
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    “A proverb from Mali, West Africa” -- front.
  7. Lawyers helping people
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    Preamble and mission statement of Alabama Civil Justice Foundation.
  8. King
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    “Intelligence plus character that is the goal of true education. Dr Martin Luther King Jr.” -- front.
  9. Let your love be like the misty rain, coming softly but flooding the river
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    Let your love be like the misty rain, coming softly but flooding the river. Madagascar -- front.
  10. When I get a little money, I buy books; if there is any left I buy food & clothes
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    Desiderius Erasmus’ adage is printed on the broadside.
  11. Specifications of the Manner of Building Locks for the Illinois and Michigan Canal
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1845

    A broadside published in 1845 and entitled "Specifications of the Manner of Building Locks for the Illinois and Michigan Canal" describing the different elements of constructing the locks, such as the foundation, sheet piling, masonry, and wing walls. 2 copies within 4 pages.
  12. Proposition for Locks
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1846

    A broadside entitled "Proposition for Locks" intended for acceptance from the Board of Trustees of the Illinois and Michigan Canal. This document was created in Lockport, Illinois in 1846.
  13. Specifications of the manner of Building Waste Weirs on the Illinois and Michigan Canal
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1846

    A broadside entitled "Specifications of the manner of Building Waste Weirs on the Illinois and Michigan Canal: General Description" created in 1846.
  14. 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.
  15. Reward Broadside
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    This notice states: "100 DOLLAR REWARD. Rannaway from the subscriber, on Monday, June 15, a negro woman, NELLY FORREST. She is about 45 years old, chunky built, large pouting mouth, good teeth, high cheekbones, walks pigeon-toed. She is slow in giving a direct answer when questioned