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  1. N. P. Tinsley & Co. receipt
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1847

    A receipt of goods including "one sofa" and "four chairs" received by N. P. Tinsley & Co. in Beardstown, Illinois on March 13, 1847.
  2. Message of the Governor of the State of Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1834

    A "Message of the Governor of the State of Illinois. Delivered December 3, 1834" by Governor Joseph Duncan to Congress, printed by "John Y. Sawyer, Public Printer." Governor Duncan discusses various Illinois financial, commercial, and agricultural policies. On the fourth page, a newspaper clipping describes Senator Young and his involvement in Renaut's Grant.
  3. Briggs and White catalogue
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1854

    A circular advertising the catalogue of "Briggs and White, Commission Merchants, Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealers in Plan & Painted Wooden, Willow & Cedar Ware" located in Chicago, Illinois in 1854. 2 copies.
  4. F. H. Benson & Co. circular
    Multi-Page Item | 3 pages | 1854

    A circular from F. H. Benson & Co. advertising their services as "General Real Estate and Collecting Agents and Dealers in Land Warrants" in Chicago, Illinois and La Crosse, Wisconsin in 1854.
  5. Chicago Wire Works
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1855

    An advertisement entitled "Chicago Wire Works, no. 46" presenting prices for various goods from "Snow & Hodge, Proprietors." This advertisement was published by the Chicago Democrat in Chicago, Illinois in 1855.
  6. Land tax receipt
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1831

    A receipt for tax payment of "five dollars and forty cents" for 160 acres of land in Illinois. The receipt was published by the State Treasurer John Dement on August 30, 1831. A letter accompanying the receipt contains on the tax payments collected in 1831.
  7. Recommendations for new business owners leaflet
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1856

    A leaflet from "Rumsey, Bro. & Co. Storage and Commission Merchants, and Shippers of Produce, Provisions, &c" advertising their "leased a portion of our premises to Messrs. Tanner, Andrews, & Co...who will succeed us in the Transportation and Forwarding of Merchandise." Rumsey, Bro. & Co. recommends new business owners to clients in Chicago, Illinois. This document is dated ...
  8. Chicago and Burlington Rail Road Line circular
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1856

    A circular from the Chicago and Burlington Rail Road Line General Freight Office informing "agents on this line are hereby authorized to make a deduction of twenty per center from tariff rates on all corn shipped to Chicago" and "on grain." This circular is dated May 6, 1856.
  9. F. M. Chapman & Co. price list
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1854

    A circular from F. M. Chapman & Co. containing a "card and price list for the ensuing year" of goods from the Agricultural Warehouse, Farming Tool Depot, and Seed Store in Chicago, Illinois in 1854.
  10. Wickizer Bakery, interior
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    Breads and rolls fill the counter of the Wickizer Bakery, which was at 603 N. Main, Bloomington, Illinois.
  11. 0410601a.tif
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    2004-106: Prof. Ray Leuthold (right) talks with Phil Garcia (left) and CBOT Market and Product Development Department Senior Economist Gene Kunda. Office of Futures and Options Research. Meeting is at Illini Center. 10x6 at 300ppi, this version at 72ppi. 0410601a.tif
  12. 0365-65a.tif
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    AG00706: Barge being filled with grain at a foreign port, probably Japan. Courtesy Lowell Hill. Taken late 1980's. 5 x 7 at 100 ppi, 0365-65a.tif. TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Photo-CD, In/Out: Outside, Time of Day: Day, Format: Horizontal, Shot: Wide Agriculture, Agronomy, Crop, Corn/ Maize, Equipment, Transportation, Sea/ Water
  13. Money: $1 Dollar Bill
    Image | 2007

    Close up of a portion of a $1 dollar bill featuring an engraving of George Washington with filtered slashes of green and yellow light.
  14. pe00415a.tif
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    PE00415: Joe Williams "a farmer" and wife Phyllis Winters-Williams look at tax and farm business record publications. Shot for UI Extension. Promotional flier for 75th Annual Summary of Illinois Farm Business Records for 1999. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer. February 2000. Model release on file. Original scan at 8 x 12 at 300ppi. This version same size but 72ppi. PE00415a.tif. C...
  15. Speech of Honorary Thomas L. Harris on the tariff question
    Multi-Page Item | 16 pages | 1854

    A pamphlet entitled "Speech of the Hon. Thos. L. Harris, of Illinois, on the Tariff Question in reply to the Speech of Mr. Hampton, of Pennsylvania." This publication includes the 6 page "Letter of Hon. Thos. L. Harris, of Illinois upon the Repeal of the Fugitive Slave Law." The pamphlet was printed by Steam Power Press in Springfield, Illinois in 1854.
  16. J. S. Newhouse Commission and Forwarding Merchant circular
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1850

    A circular entitled "J. S. Newhouse, Commission and Forwarding Merchant" in which J. S. Newhouse solicits "consignments of Merchandise either for sale here or for forwarding to other parts." This circular was published in Chicago, Illinois circa 1850.
  17. Agency for the Location of Military Land Warrants, in Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1851

    A circular entitled "Agency for the Location of Military Land Warrants, in Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois" in which John W. Taylor advertises land "in a section of the country that is rapidly filling up with enterprising citizens and fast increasing in value." This land was offered specifically to "the surviving, or the widow or minor children of deceased commissioned officers...
  18. To Rail Road Companies
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1857

    A leaflet entitled "To Rail Road Companies" created by R. Root informing railroad lines of the "rotary fan blower" to clear the railroad tracks. R. Root circulated this leaflet in Galesburg, Illinois and it is dated December 16, 1857.
  19. Carved Bone Hand
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    This carved bone hand was used in glove-making. Glove-making was one of the early cottage industries of pioneer Illinois.
  20. Gun Lock Plate
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    This gun lock plate is made of iron. It was a trade item - white settlers traded the gun plate to the Kickapoo.
  21. Gun Cock
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    This iron gun cock was obtained by the Kickapoo from white traders.
  22. Scissors
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    These iron scissors were manufactured by white settlers and traded with the Kickapoo.
  23. Knife Blade
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    This knife blade was a common tool used by the Kickapoo. It was made of iron.
  24. Trapping Illustration
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    Example of trapping techniques during late 17th and early 18th centuries.
  25. Silver Cross
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    This silver cross was obtained by the Kickapoo from white traders.
  26. Urbana Farmers Market
    Image | 2005

    Jim Moore, of Moore Family farm sells some meat to a customer at the Urbana Market on the Square, Farmers Market.
  27. Urbana Farmers Market
    Image | 2005

    Aaron Moore, of Moore Family farm sells some vegetables to a customer at the Urbana Market on the Square, Farmers Market.
  28. Urbana Farmers Market
    Image | 2005

    William "Bill" Stoerger, of Moore Family farm sells some vegetables to a customer at the Urbana Market on the Square, Farmers Market.
  29. Urbana Farmers Market
    Image | 2005

    Man selling produce at the Urbana Market on the Square, Farmers Market.
  30. Urbana Farmers Market
    Image | 2005

    Man selling produce at the Urbana Market on the Square, Farmers Market.