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  1. Digital Emblematica
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    The Digital Emblematica collection highlights a fraction of the internationally renowned emblem book collection owned by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Published in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and England, each digitized book can contain up to 1,500 emblems to peruse. These 17th and 18th Century creations typically link together three constitutive elements...
  2. French World War I Posters
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    This collection is comprised of 105 digitized posters published in France during the First World War. The selected posters represent a time of national volatility and a visual culture of lithography, illustrations, earlier posters and paintings.
  3. Maps of Africa to 1900
    Collection

    The Maps of Africa to 1900 digital collection contains images of maps listed in the bibliography Maps of Africa to 1900: A Checklist of Maps in Atlases and Geographical Journals in the Collections of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Bassett & Scheven, Urbana: Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 2000). As such, this collection mines not only the L...
  4. Portraits of Actors
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    Portraits of Actors, 1720-1920, includes almost 3,500 pictures of actors — studio portraits and actors posing in costume for a particular role or performing a scene from a play. Dramatists, theatrical managers, singers and musicians are also included, but the majority are British and American actors who worked between about 1770 and 1893. Among the hundreds of actors include...
  5. Third Armored Division Association Records and Audiovisuals (Digital Surrogates), 1941-1945, 1993
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    Digital Surrogates of Third Armored Division Association Records and Audiovisuals (1941 - 1945, 1993) contain digitized copies of pictures, newsletters, newspaper clippings and newspapers' typewritten transcriptions, concerning the 3rd Armored Division's history, members, military campaigns and accomplishments, recreational activities, and cartoons about soldier's daily situ...
  6. Unidentified
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    artist's signature: O. de D.]
  7. ALA Warehouse
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    Glass plate slide with an image of a building. Caption reads: "A. L. A. Warehouse; Four Hours from Paris."
  8. Library Corner in a "Y" Hut, France
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    Glass plate slide showing soldiers reading. Captioned "Library corner in a Y Hut in France."
  9. Library Corner in a "Y" Hut, France
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    Glass plate slide showing soldiers reading. Captioned "Library corner in a Y Hut in France."
  10. French Newsie
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    Glass plate slide featuring a photograph of a young child in a beret selling newspapers to American soldiers. Captioned "French Newsie sells American newspaper."
  11. Interior, ALA Warehouse
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    Glass plate slide showing books in storage. Captioned "Interior A.L.A. Warehouse near Paris."
  12. A "Y" Headquarters in France
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    Glass plate slide showing a building with the sign "YMCA" and 5 soldiers standing in front. Caption reads "A 'Y' Headq't'r's in France. A.L.A. Supplies Reading Matter."
  13. American Newspaper Welcomed in France
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    Glass plate slide showing a soldier sitting outside on a cot and reading a newspaper. Caption reads "American newspaper welcomed in France. Intnt'l Film Ser. Inc."
  14. 2,500,000 Books Reached France
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    Glass plate slide showing unidentified men in a warehouse handling books donated for use by American service personnel in France through the ALA's wartime book campaign
  15. French Art Doll
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    This is a cloth doll with blonde hair. The head is made of a cheese cloth type material and has painted features including blue eyes under black eyebrows and red lips. The long slender body is made of purple sateen as are the long arms and legs.
  16. Pays des Negres.
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1685

  17. Carte du Haut Nil
    Image | 1877

  18. Maroc
    Image | 1877

  19. L'Algérie oro-Hydrographique
    Image | 1877

  20. Territoire des Kroumirs
    Image | 1879

  21. Afrique au 31 décembre 1890
    Image | 1890

  22. Région du Lac Rikoua
    Image | 1890