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  1. Ashton Gazette
    Collection

    The University Library's digital collection of Ashton Gazette newspapers reflects a Republican-affiliated periodical serving the northern region of rural Illinois. Articles, advertisements, and editorials reflect the regional character of Ashton, Illinois, a rich agricultural district in Lee county. Special features of the newspaper includes Ashton’s village treasurer’s repo...
  2. Cairo Bulletin
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    The Cairo Bulletin began publication in Cairo, Illinois, on December 21, 1868. Founded by John H. Oberly and Company (as the Cairo Evening Bulletin), it was one of only a few newspapers being published in Southern Illinois during its early run. Oberly meant for the newspaper to be “a new organ of Democratic sentiment,” and covered news, politics, and literature for the whole...
  3. Illini Union Photographic Subject File (Digital Surrogates), ca.1940-1998
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    Digital Surrogates from the Illini Union Photographic Subject File contain digitized photographs relating to different locations and events at the Illini Union. Includes images of building construction or improvement at different time periods; exterior and interior general photographs of the building; Illini Union ballrooms, lounges, recreation areas, cafeterias, guest rooms...
  4. Lee County Farm News
    Collection

    The Lee County Farm News was an agricultural newspaper published semi-monthly on the first and third Thursday of every month. Similar to its contemporary counterpart, the trade magazine, Lee County Farm News was published by the Lee County Farm Bureau, an organization dedicated to supporting the economic growth and success economics of the farming industry of Amboy, Illinois...
  5. Marion Semi-Weekly Leader
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    The Marion Semi-Weekly Leader was a rural newspaper serving the community of Marion, Illinois and Williamson County. As a Republican newspaper, the Marion Semi-Weekly Leader published on Tuesday and Friday while its Democratic counterpart, the Marion Egyptian Press, published on Monday and Thursday. Marion Semi-Weekly Leader features local, regional and national news with an...
  6. Sousa Archives Music Instrument Digital Image and 3D Model Collection
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    The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music (SACAM) acquires and preserves significant archival records and historical artifacts in multiple formats that document America's diverse music heritage. The Center’s collection of historical music instruments, dating between 1810-1972, include rare cornets and trumpets, early boxwood clarinets and flutes, unique double-reed sa...
  7. The Advertiser
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    The Advertiser was a local newspaper published in Collinsville, Illinois, every Saturday. This weekly publication served residents in the immediate Collinsville area, just east of St. Louis and the Missouri-Illinois border. The Advertiser features advertisements, local announcements, news, short stories, advice columns and reports from various advisory boards and public serv...
  8. 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...
  9. The Day Book
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    The Day Book was conceived by newspaper mogul Edward Willis Scripps as an experiment in advertisement-free newspaper publishing. This Chicago publication was published for a "working-class readership" Mondays through Saturdays from September 28th, 1911 to July 6th, 1917. Scripps envisioned that this digest-sized publication would report on issues of concern for the vast majo...
  10. The Faces of Abraham Lincoln: The Meserve Lincoln Photographs, 1845-1865
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    Lincoln biographer Carl Sandburg, in his introduction to The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1944) quotes Civil War era journalist David Ross Locke’s impressions on meeting Lincoln: “I never saw a more thoughtful face. I never saw a more dignified face. I never saw so sad a face.” This collection of images—reproductions of prints made...
  11. The Industry Press
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    The Industry Press was a weekly newspaper published every Thursday in McDonough County, Industry, Illinois. It featured national and international news, short stories, and local happenings. The editors of the Industry Press prided themselves on providing a public service to their subscribers. Noted in a March 1916 issue, "This paper belongs to the people and is not conducted...
  12. The Lacon Home Journal
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    The Lacon Home Journal was a weekly Republican newspaper published every Thursday in Marshall County, Lacon, Illinois. The newspaper reflects the industry of the area at the time, the production of marble works, grain elevators and woolen mills with Lacon serving as the shipping point of agricultural produce for surrounding areas. The Lacon Home Journal also featured state a...
  13. The Ottawa Free Trader
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    The Ottawa Free Trader (originally titled The Illinois Free Trader) was published by William Osman & Sons and began publication in 1889. It eventually merged with The Daily Journal to become The Free-Trader Journal in 1916. It was a daily (minus Saturday) newspaper.
  14. The Rock Island Argus
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    The Rock Island Argus is one of Illinois' oldest newspapers, having been in continuous publication since 1851 when F. S. Nichols founded The Rock Island Republican. In 1854, Colonel J. B. Danforth purchased the paper and changed the name to The Rock Island Argus, as he was an avid Democrat who wanted to avoid any perceived affiliation with the opposing party. In 1882, John W...
  15. 2000 ACES Open House
    Image | 2000

    2000-007, frame 18: ACES Openhouse 2000: Charu Gupta Kumar (programmer analyst in Bioinformatics) of the Biotechnology center shows David Finnigan of Lincoln, IL how to observe the DNA from e. coli. March 6, 2000. Photo by David Riecks. 8 x 12 at 72ppi. 00007baa.tif. City: UIUC, ST: Illinois, TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Color negative, Scan Type: Slide scanner (Polaro...
  16. Landscapes
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    ev00502: Aerial view of terrace in farm field. Soil conservation. 6.5 x 9.8 at 300ppi. This version at 72ppi. 0387-31a.tif. photo courtesy USDA-ARS (?). TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Photo-CD, In/Out: Outside, Season: Summer, Time of Day: Day, Format: Horizontal, Shot: Aerial, ID Number: folder=”EN”. Environment, Scenery, Land, Rural, Agriculture, Farm...
  17. 0623-24a.tif
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    EV00110: Main Street Havana, Illinois from top of power plant. Farmland visible in background. Photo by David Riecks. 5 x 7 at 100ppi, 0623-24a.tif. ST: Illinois, TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Photo-CD, In/Out: Outside, Season: Summer, Time of Day: Day, Format: Horizontal, Shot: Aerial. Environment, Scenery, Land, Small town, Architecture, Building, Pl...
  18. Portrait of Fanny Stirling
    Image | 1837

    Whole-length portrait, wearing gown, lace cap.
  19. C-FAR Annual Report
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    2000-077 frame 19: Empty branches of apple trees in an orchard in southern Illinois, Union County. C-FAR Annual report. Fall 2000. Photo by David Riecks, Original scan at 7.5 x 11.2 at 500ppi. This version same size at 72ppi. 00077dca.tif. ST: Illinois, YR: 2000, RES: 72ppi, TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Color negative, Scan Type: Slide scanner (Polaroid), In/Out: Outsi...
  20. C-FAR Annual Report
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    2000-077 frame 23: Apple trees growing in an orchard on a hillside in southern Illinois, with a graveyard - cemetery in the background. Union County. C-FAR Annual report. Fall 2000. Photo by David Riecks, Original scan at 7.5 x 11.2 at 500ppi. This version same size at 72ppi. 00077eba.tif. ST: Illinois, YR: 2000, RES: 72ppi, TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Color negative,...
  21. C-FAR Annual Report
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    2000-077 frame 27: Apple trees growing in an orchard on a hillside in southern Illinois, with a graveyard, cemetery in the background. Union County. C-FAR Annual report. Fall 2000. Photo by David Riecks, Original scan at 7.5 x 11.2 at 500ppi. Vertical. This version same size at 72ppi. 00077faa.tif. ST: Illinois, YR: 2000, RES: 72ppi, TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Color ...
  22. 0365-55a.tif
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    AG00616: Grain auger on tractor filling semi-trailer. For 1998 C-FAR Annual Report. Photo by David Riecks. 5 x 7 at 100 ppi, 0365-55a.tif. TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Photo-CD, In/Out: Outside, Season: Fall, Time of Day: Day, Format: Vertical, Color: Gold, Shot: Normal, Activity: Harvesting, Agriculture, Agronomy, Crop, Corn/ Maize, Equipment
  23. 0365-60a.tif
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    AG00701: Grain in pile outside Leverett elevator during harvest. For 1998 C-FAR Annual Report. Photo by David Riecks 5 x 7 at 100 ppi, 0365-60a.tif. TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Photo-CD, In/Out: Outside, Season: Fall, Time of Day: Day, Format: Horizontal, Shot: Normal, Agriculture, Agronomy, Crop, Corn/ Maize, Architecture, Building, Agricultural
  24. 0365-62a.tif
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    AG00703: Roger and Carl Reum of Sibley/Lexington, Ill. using auger on John Deere combine to fill tractor. Taken approx. 1989. For 1998 C-FAR Annual Report. Photo by David Riecks 5 x 7 at 100 ppi, 0365-62a.tif. TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Photo-CD, In/Out: Outside, Season: Fall, Time of Day: Day, Format: Horizontal, Shot: Normal, Activity: Harvesting,...
  25. 0365-64a.tif
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    AG00705: Grain Auger near grain bin filling semi trailer. For 1998 C-FAR Annual Report. Photo by David Riecks 5 x 7 at 100 ppi, 0365-64a.tif. TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Photo-CD, In/Out: Outside, Season: Fall, Time of Day: Day, Format: Horizontal, Shot: Wide, Activity: Transport, Agriculture, Agronomy, Crop, Corn/ Maize, Equipment
  26. 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
  27. 0387-20a.tif
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    AG00118: Close-up of round hay bale. photo by David Riecks, c. 1995? 5 x 7 at 100 ppi, 0387-20A.tif. TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Photo-CD, In/Out: Outside, Season: Summer, Time of Day: Day, Format: Horizontal, Color: Gold, Shot: Close-up, Concept: Abstract Agriculture, Agronomy, Crop, Hay/Forage
  28. Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch"
    Image | 2005

    Entrance to the Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch" -- a good example of Central Illinois agritourism. The 63 acre farm features over 400 varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds, 7000 harvest mums and features mazes, farm animals, a sweet shop and concessions, a 1912 one-room schoolhouse and a gift shop in a barn showcasing harvest gifts and decorations. This is their 17...
  29. Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch"
    Image | 2005

    Pumkins in the field at the Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch" -- a good example of Central Illinois agritourism. The 63 acre farm features over 400 varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds, 7000 harvest mums and features mazes, farm animals, a sweet shop and concessions, a 1912 one-room schoolhouse and a gift shop in a barn showcasing harvest gifts and decorations. This...
  30. Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch"
    Image | 2005

    Inside Center School, an old one room schoolhouse located on the Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch" -- a good example of Central Illinois agritourism. The 63 acre farm features over 400 varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds, 7000 harvest mums and features mazes, farm animals, a sweet shop and concessions, a 1912 one-room schoolhouse and a gift shop in a barn showcasin...