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  1. Ad Council Historical File (Digital Surrogates), 1941-1997
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    Digital Surrogates from the Ad Council Historical File includes 45 digitized audio recordings from radio campaigns, and 11 digitized posters, concerning Ad Council campaigns. 34 radio campaigns refer to forest fire prevention and 11 are Peace Corps ads; Posters subjects include safety belt use, forest fire prevention, industrial scrap, and zip code campaign. Digitized poster...
  2. Born Digital Records from the AASL Conference File, 2003
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    The born digital AASL Conference Files contains records from the 2003 AASL Conference in Kansas City, including session recordings, session handouts, floor plans, exhibitors lists, signage, speaker contracts, conference evaluations, cultural tour information, conference planning documentation, budgets, and author events.
  3. Born digital Records from Interview Video Recordings and Transcriptions, 2002
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    Born digital Records from Interview Video Recordings and Transcriptions, contain digitized film Loss and Recovery: Librarians Bear Witness to September 11, 2001; interviews with New York City librarians Ricky Waller, Cybele Merrick, Martin J. Cullen, Ellen K. Berg and David Emge, Laird Ehlert, Suzanne Borenstein, Geeta Mathur, Karol Sokol and Phoebe Ruiz-Valera, Margaret Per...
  4. Campus Folksong Club Oral History
    Collection

    During its height in the 1960s, the Campus Folksong Club (CFC) had over 500 members – making it an astonishingly large student organization and an important force in bringing culture from Illinois and beyond to the UIUC campus. The CFC was also unique in its commitment to a variety of traditional music ranging from gospel and blues to old-time Appalachian and Ozark music, as...
  5. Digital Born AASL Conference Recordings, 2001
    Collection

    The born digital AASL Conference Files contains records from the 2003 AASL Conference in Kansas City, including session recordings, session handouts, floor plans, exhibitors lists, signage, speaker contracts, conference evaluations, cultural tour information, conference planning documentation, budgets, and author events.
  6. Joliet Signal
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    The Joliet Signal (initially The Juliet Signal representing the original name of the city) began as the Juliet Courier and was sold to William E. Little in 1843 who subsequently changed the name. After a series of publisher changes, brothers Calvin and Calneh Zarley published and edited the paper for nearly 40 years. The Signal was considered to be the "Official Paper of the...
  7. James Edward Myers Sheet Music Collection, 1836-1986
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    Published sheet music documenting American culture through popular music and cover art imagery. The collection is organized in two series: Series 1, General and Country Music, 1862-1986 and Series 2, Military Music, 1836-1975. Early pre-1920 songs contain themes that focus primarily on life on the farm, while many post-1920 titles feature the "gayer" night-life of city dwell...
  8. Electronic records from the AALL Local Arrangement Committee Files (2008- )
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    Electronic records from the AALL Local Arrangement Files contain copies of invitation list (nearline), handbook, and reports concerning the Local Arrangement Committee's members and activities in promoting the city in which the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting is being held.
  9. Motley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design
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    The Motley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design is a valuable source of documentation on the history of theatre and is housed in The Rare Book and Manuscript Library. It is a rare collection of original materials on the theatre comprising over 5000 items from more than 150 productions in England and the United States. These materials include costume and set designs, sket...
  10. Mapping History at the University of Illinois Collection
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    The Mapping History at the University of Illinois (MH@UI) collection contains maps, drawings, blueprints, and images of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and Champaign County dating from the 1850s to the present. Maps relate to way-finding, campus and community planning, city zoning, political districting, transportation, humor and cartooning, student housing, re...
  11. East St. Louis Directories
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    Containing lists of business firms and private citizens, street guides, etc., these city directories offer the historical glimpse of East St. Louis community during early 1900s. The collection is a great resources for genealogists, researchers, and everyday history enthusiasts. The collection is a subset of the University of Illinois Digitized Books Collection.
  12. The broad ax (Salt Lake City, Utah)
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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...
  13. The Cairo bulletin (Cairo, Ill.) 1872-1878
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    The Cairo Evening Bulletin, The Cairo Daily Bulletin, The Cairo Bulletin and The Daily Cairo Bulletin Between its founding in 1837 by the Cairo City and Canal Company and its incorporation in 1858, the town was visited by Charles Dickens, who was decidedly unimpressed with its marshy surroundings, calling it a “detestable morass” (American Notes, October 19, 1842). The...
  14. The Cairo daily bulletin (Cairo, Ill.)
    Collection

    The Cairo Evening Bulletin, The Cairo Daily Bulletin, The Cairo Bulletin and The Daily Cairo Bulletin Between its founding in 1837 by the Cairo City and Canal Company and its incorporation in 1858, the town was visited by Charles Dickens, who was decidedly unimpressed with its marshy surroundings, calling it a “detestable morass” (American Notes, October 19, 1842). The...
  15. The Cairo evening bulletin (Cairo, Ill.)
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    The Cairo Evening Bulletin, The Cairo Daily Bulletin, The Cairo Bulletin and The Daily Cairo Bulletin Between its founding in 1837 by the Cairo City and Canal Company and its incorporation in 1858, the town was visited by Charles Dickens, who was decidedly unimpressed with its marshy surroundings, calling it a “detestable morass” (American Notes, October 19, 1842). The...
  16. Picture Chicago
    Collection

    Picture Chicago is a collection of images originally published in books about Chicago that were digitized by the University of Illinois' Urbana and Chicago campus libraries. Here you can see photographs of Chicago gangsters, politicians, and early famous Chicagoans; the first taxicab in the city; the early pneumatic tube system installed in the the Chicago Post Office; the d...
  17. President E. James General Correspondence (Digital Surrogates), 1908, 1912-1918
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    Digital Surrogates from the President E. James General Correspondence contain digitized typewritten letters, speeches, handwritten letters, telegrams, and event programs, related primarily to the visit of the Chinese ambassador to campus and his speech in the 1908 commencement ceremony, students sent to the University by the Chinese government, the Chinese Students' Alliance...
  18. Ronald and Barbara Hedlund Biographical Papers on David Lloyd, 1920-2013
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    This collection documents Lloyd's career as an opera singer, music educator, and arts administrator, including his time spent with the New York City Opera. It also documents many of the memorial services following his death in 2013. David Lloyd was an American lyric tenor, arts administrator, and teacher. Lloyd was born in 1920 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He earned a bache...
  19. Bien faire et laisser braire
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    Two donkeys bray in the foreground, in front of them a cart led by a donkey moves past an industrial city in the distance.
  20. Les foyers du soldat
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    A heavily-laden soldier makes his way towards a barracks in front of a demolished city.
  21. Portrait of John Blake
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    Bust. With text: "Treasurer of the old Park Theatre, N. Y. City."
  22. Thomas Dartmouth Rice as Jim Crow with another performer as Sambo in a scene from "Jim Crow"
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    Scene from the play with Sambo on all fours on a city street, Jim with his foot on Sambo's back. With text: "Anoder blow wid de boot
  23. Idaho. State Library. Law Library
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    Circular stamp with superimposed banner in purple ink on diamond-shaped cut paper.
  24. Missouri. Supreme Court
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    Embossed stamp on notebook paper.
  25. Nevada State Library
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    Purple ink stamped onto beige paper.
  26. Nevada State Library
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    Gilt embossed leather black band.
  27. Nevada State Library
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    Purple circular stamp on beige paper
  28. Oklahoma State Library.
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    Gilt embossed black leather band.
  29. Union Club of the City of New York
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    Text within single line border, corner ornaments, incl. cipher 'UC' in top corners.
  30. Union Club of the City of New York
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    Text and border with corner ornaments.
  31. Bangor Public Library. Mechanic Association Fund
    Image | 1897

    Sculptural design featuring Labor personified as a seated woman supporting two shields bearing (1) City of Bangor seal: tree, plow, wheel, anchor on seashore
  32. Bangor Public Library. Hersey Fund
    Image | 1897

    Portrait of Samuel Freeman Hersey flanked by seated figures: woman with torch reading and naked young man with oil lamp leaning on City of Bangor seal: tree, plow, wheel, anchor on seashore
  33. Bangor Public Library. John F. Patten Fund.
    Image | 1903

    Study desk with open_file books, ink pot and quills, papers, etc. beside window looking out on city
  34. Boston Public Library.
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    Bostonia seal within a double border.
  35. Bangor Public Library
    Image | 1903

    City of Bangor seal within architectural relief
  36. Chicago and Alton Railroad Company
    Image | 1901

    Escutcheon or (gold) with triangular charge: "CHICAGO, ST. LOUIS, KANSAS CITY, THE ALTON ROAD"