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  1. Digital surrogates from the ALA Films Records, 1650, 1960, 1966

    Digital surrogates from the ALA Films Records, contain the digitized films "Help Yourself" (1950, 23:15 min) about Cambria free library at Johnstown (PA), "And Something More" (1966, 7:55 min.), and "ALA: Program for Progress" (1960, 27:55 min.). Films display the benefits of public and school libraries’ services, give practical recommendations for users and librarians, prom...
  2. Born digital Records from the Judith Krug Papers, 1996-2008

    Born digital records from the Judith F. Krug Papers, contain correspondence, interview transcriptions, articles and drafts, notes, public statements, memorandums, guidelines, posters, and press releases, relating to political and legislative decisions affecting free access to public information, as well as users' and ALA members' confidentiality in US Libraries. Topical area...
  3. Champaign-Urbana Historic Buildings

    The Champaign-Urbana Historic Built Environment offers a selection from the holdings of the Champaign County Historical Archives, which was established as a department of The Urbana Free Library in 1956. Among its holdings of books, manuscripts, and maps, the archives has preserved over 50,000 photographs of local people and locations. This collection provides a sampling of ...
  4. Champaign-Urbana Historic Built Environment

    The Illinois Built Environment collection provides to the public a first-hand view of select original documents used to shape the Campus. Among others, items include hand sketches of campus plans, original trace and linen drawings of many of the Central Quadrangle buildings, four separate proposed sketches for the original Library, now known as Altgeld Hall, and watercolor r...
  5. American Popular Entertainment

    The American Popular Entertainment Collection is a project of the History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The collection is a repository of digital facsimiles of newspapers and trade journals published for the entertainment industry in the U.S. between 1853 and 1922. Using digital imaging technology, we have converted m...
  6. John Jacob Mountz Personal Papers, 1898-1967

    The personal papers of John Jacob Mountz consist of the contents of seven scrapbooks that document his life as a student, musician, and hornist for the University of Illinois Concert Band (1920-21), the Sousa Band (1923), the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (1933-1942), and other ensembles. The collection dates from before his birth in 1898 until his death in November of 1967 a...
  7. The broad ax (Salt Lake City, Utah)

    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...
  8. The day book (Chicago, Ill.)

    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...
  9. News-Gazette Negatives (Digital Surrogates)

    4"x 5" and 3.5"x 4.5" negatives of photographs taken for the Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette including public events, sports, celebrities, natural disasters, social interest photographs, buildings, Champaign-Urbana activities and the University of Illinois. The series includes chronological listings of photographs taken from March 1, 1950, to December 31, 1966, showing date, s...
  10. The Ottawa Free Trader

    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.
  11. Cape Colony, Natal & Transvaal
    Image | 1890

  12. Itinéraire de Stanley
    Image | 1890

  13. État Indépendant du Congo
    Image | 1892

  14. Cape Colony, Natal etc.
    Image | 1887

  15. South Africa
    Image | 1899