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  1. Football Programs (Digital Surrogates)
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    Digital surrogates from the Football Programs, include digitized copies from the 1913 and 1914 homecoming football programs. The 1913 program is the Fourth Annual Homecoming of the Alumni of the University of Illinois, and details Homecoming activities during the weekend of November 14-16, 1913. The original program can be located at RS 28/5/811, Box 1, 1911-1915 The 1...
  2. Illini Union Photographic Subject File (Digital Surrogates), ca.1940-1998
    Collection

    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...
  3. Joseph Gurney Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville's Soldier's Home
    Collection

    Joseph Gurney Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville Soldier's Home collection comes from the Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville Soldier's Home (1897-1908) held in Illinois History and Lincoln Collection. Joseph G. Uncle Joe Cannon served as a Congressional Representative for the 14th District of Illinois and as Speaker of the House of Representatives. The ...
  4. Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
    Collection

    The University Library’s collection of Sanborn fire insurance maps includes maps for Illinois towns; rural settings are not included. Sanborn maps were produced to assist insurance underwriters in determining fire insurance rates for individual buildings by examining the buildings' construction methods, heat and lighting sources and manufacturing uses, and the same attribute...
  5. Small Homes Council Technical Notes (Digital Surrogates)
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    Digital Surrogates from the Small Homes Council Technical Notes, includes digitized technical Notes issued by the Small Homes Council-Building Research Council including Prevention and Treatment of Construction Damage to Shade Trees (TN-1: 1965); Built-up Roofing Details (TN-2: 1966, 1970, 1981); Insulation for Heating (TN-3: 1969, 1977); Converting a Concrete Slab to a Wood...
  6. 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...
  7. Flooding in residential areas
    Image | 2005

    A woman wades through water outside her two story home after a flooding episode. courtesy NRCS. 1975.
  8. Flooding in residential areas
    Image | 2005

    People wait on concrete steps to avoid the water outside their one story home after a flooding episode. courtesy NRCS. 1975.
  9. Family Farm brochure shoot
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    Window at Funk Family farm in McLean Co., Ill. Looking out onto early summer day. photo by David Riecks. 72 ppi, 5x8. For Family Farm brochure. c. 1995. 100 ppi at 5x7, 0078-01A.TIF. TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Photo-CD, In/Out: Inside, Season: Summer, Time of Day: Day, Format: Vertical, Shot: Normal. Architecture, Building, Home.
  10. Family Farm brochure shoot
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    Window and blind pull on interior of Funk family home near Bloomington, IL. Photo by David Riecks. Used in "family farm" booklet. 0078-10a, 10 x 6 at 300 ppi, (this version at 72ppi) c. 1995. TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Photo-CD, In/Out: Inside, Season: Summer, Time of Day: Day, Format: Vertical, Shot: Closeup. Architecture, Building, Home. Detail.
  11. Family Farm brochure shoot
    Image

    Window at Funk Family farm in McLean Co., Ill. Looking out onto early summer day. photo by David Riecks. 10x6 at 300ppi (this version at 72ppi). 0078-14a.tif. For Family Farm brochure. c. 1995. TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Photo-CD, In/Out: Inside, Season: Summer, Time of Day: Day, Format: Vertical, Shot: Closeup. Architecture, Building, Home. Detail....
  12. Mumford House
    Image | 2010

    Exterior of Mumford House.
  13. Mumford House
    Image | 2007

    Exterior of Mumford House.
  14. Gable home
    Image | 2009

    A view of the west side of the Gable home being constructed for the 2009 Solar Decathalon competition. http://solardecathlon.uiuc.edu/
  15. Carte-de-Visite of Lincoln Home draped in mourning
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Sepia-toned print of Lincoln Home draped in mourning with the simple Tilton (renters living in Lincoln Home in 1865) draping. View from SW corner, with a group of men standing in front and behind fence. Black cloth drapes from windows across front of house and part of sides. Small tree in front and some trees to side. L 3 7/8" x W 2 3/8".
  16. Model of the Lincoln Home, Stage 1 (1844-1846)
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

    Episcopal clergyman Charles Dresser married Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd on the evening of November 4, 1842. Eighteen months later on May 2, 1844, Dresser sold his house at Eighth and Jackson Streets to the Lincolns. The Lincolns then moved into the only home they would ever own. The purchase price was $1,500, consisting of $1,200 in cash plus a downtown lot and building wo...
  17. Model of the Lincoln Home, Stage 2 (1846-1854)
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

    On June 11, 1850, Lincoln wrote to Nathaniel Hay, a Springfield contractor, describing a brick retaining wall he wanted built: "I wish to build a front fence, on a brick foundation, at my house. I therefore shall be obliged, if you will, as soon as possible, deliver me brick of suitable quality, and sufficient number to build such a foundation, fifty feet long
  18. Model of the Lincoln Home, Stage 3 (1855-1861)
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

    By 1855, the Lincoln home, little changed from the cottage purchased twelve years earlier, proved to be too small for the growing family. Lincoln hired local builders, Hannon and Ragsdale, to remodel the home. They removed the roofs and raised the house from one-and-one-half to two full stories. When the work was completed, Mary wrote to her sister, Emilie Todd Helm, "You wi...
  19. President Gerald R. Ford Speaking at the Lincoln Home
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photo of President Gerald R. Ford, waving, in front of the Lincoln Home, March 1976. Ford stands behind a podium, posted before the Front (west) entrance to the Lincoln Home.
  20. Postcard of photo taken during Abraham Lincoln's funeral
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Sepia-tone postcard of photo taken during Lincoln's funeral in 1865. Home is decorated with black flags and drapes at windows, white swags at roofline and vines in corners, for mourning. Large group of people in front and around yard. L 14.1 W. 8.8 cm.
  21. Postcard featuring Lincoln Home at dusk (southwest view)
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Number 2 in a set of 7 full-color, glossy finish postcards, featuring the Lincoln Home. Shows Lincoln Home exterior from the southwest at dusk. L 15.1 W 10.6 cm.
  22. Drawing of the Rear Parlor of the Lincoln Home
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Drawing of the Rear Parlor of the Lincoln Home, facing east, as it appeared in late 1860 or early 1861. Published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper on March 9, 1861.
  23. Postcard of the Lincoln Home (southwest view)
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Black and white photograph of the Lincoln Home from the southwest. House is white with black shutters. Large flagpole in corner behind fence. Lattice-type porch encloses front door. Square metal plaque mounted on front fence, with a sign to the right marked "Lincoln's Home". L 13.6 W 8.6 cm.
  24. Photo of Richard M. Nixon signing Bill for Lincoln Home National Historic Site
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photo of President Richard M. Nixon, signing the Bill creating the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, as part of the National Park Service, on August 18, 1971.
  25. Bric-a-brac (Mold-cast ceramic figurine of the Lincoln Home)
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Highly detailed mold-cast ceramic figurine of the Lincoln Home. Home is set in a very abbreviated back yard, surrounded by brown picket fence and white board fence. Brick sidewalk in front, boardwalk on side. Two small trees surrounded by support cages balance the front. L 13.3 W 11 H 8.5 cm.
  26. Commemorative plate showing Lincoln Home exterior and large flagpole on corner
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    White plate printed in blue with gold accents, showing Lincoln Home exterior and large flagpole on corner. Large trees surround house. Olive branches form band on outside rim with gold "Illinois" and "1972" on a ribbon at bottom. On back, small hole in foot used for hanging. H 2.1 Diam 19 cm.
  27. Commemorative plate featuring Lincoln Home
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    High relief and brightly colored plate featuring the Lincoln Home. Design covers entire plate. Shows front (west) view of home, behind fence and retaining wall. Flagpole in corner, with many trees. Blue banner at base of plate. House in brown with green shutters, gray roof and trim, between brackets at roofline. H 2.9 Diam 21 cm.
  28. Bric-a-brac (Small-handled cup featuring image of Lincoln Home)
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Small-handled cup in peach with gilt accents, featuring image of Lincoln Home exterior and large flagpole on corner. Large tree stands in front. Colors applied to scene in a sloppy manner. House is orange
  29. Pressed metal picture of Abraham Lincoln's Home and neighborhood
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Pressed metal (possibly tin) picture and mat of Lincoln Home and neighborhood. Home exterior has large tree in front and a hitching post near street. In back are a small tree and three-bay barn. Mat has scrollwork and engraved plate on bottom, oak leaves, vine and acorns. Frame has three incised lines and rounded edges. L 36 W 28.4 D 2 cm (in frame).
  30. Postcard showing Lincoln Home
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Color postcard circa 1950's, showing Lincoln Home from the direction of the Dean House (west-northwest). Cannon and lightpost in foreground. L 14 W 9 cm.