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  1. 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...
  2. The Lacon Home Journal
    Collection

    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...
  3. William R. Schowalter Papers (Born Digital Records), 1985-2002
    Collection

    Born Digital Records from the William R. Schowalter Papers contains William R. Schowalter's correspondence, reports, meeting minutes and agendas, spreadsheets, and PowerPoint presentations documenting his tenure as Dean of the College of Engineering (1988-2001), including his involvement in various committees, faculty research, the establishment of partnerships between the C...
  4. American Popular Entertainment
    Collection

    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...
  5. Chicago Eagle
    Collection

    The Chicago Eagle was a primarily weekly newspaper published by Henry F. Donovan (and subsequently his son John M. Donovan) from 1889 to the mid-1940's. Donovan professed his title to be independent but it is seen to be a Democratic party publication devoted to municipal politics. Typical content included Donovan's fight against graft and corruption in local and state govern...
  6. 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...
  7. Corner, manufacturing room
    Image | 1922

  8. Section of polishing room
    Image | 1922

  9. Corner, watch repair room
    Image | 1922

  10. Section, engraving room
    Image | 1922

  11. Underground tunnel railway
    Image | 1903

    Caption: "The first mail arriving at the Post Office station of the Chicago subway or underground railroad, March 10, 1903."
  12. Railway mail car
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "Distributing the mail en route."
  13. Railway post office
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "The "R. P. O."--The Railway Post Office"
  14. Underground freight system
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "Loaded freight train at street intersection". From text: "Chicago's great subway, or underground freight railroad, is now ready for operation. It is the most complete and extensive of any tunnel system in the world. … Every street in the down-town district, and many outside streets, are duplicated forty feet below the surface by the tunnel system. The entire sub...
  15. Smaller freight tunnel
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "A typical view in the smaller sized portion of the tunne.l"
  16. Entrance to Stock Yards
    Image | 1891

    Caption: "Entrance to Stock Yards." From text: "No reference to Chicago of a statistical nature, even of the most infinitesimal character, would be complete without passing reference at least to the Union Stock Yards and the part they play in the world's economy. ... The yards were considered quite isolated at the time, but the city has grown so rapidly they have been anne...
  17. Bolt and rivet department
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Detroit facility.
  18. Bolster department
    Image | 1908

    Caption: "Bolster Dep't Hydraulic Press Multiple Punch". Photograph is included in section on company's Detroit facility.
  19. Bird's-eye view
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Jersey City facility.
  20. Solid beam department
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Jersey City facility.
  21. Assembling department
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Jersey City facility.
  22. Shipping department
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Marion facility.
  23. Office and old power plant
    Image | 1908

    Caption: "Office and Old Power Plant View from South Corner". Photograph is included in section on company's Grand Rapids facility.
  24. Furnace rooms and annealing building
    Image | 1908

    Caption: "General Views looking North Showing Furnace Rooms--looking East Showing Annealing Building and New Foundries". Photograph is included in section on company's Grand Rapids facility.
  25. Annealing department
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Grand Rapids facility.
  26. Shipping department
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Grand Rapids facility.
  27. Schulze Baking Company advertisement
    Image | 1919

    Text in advertisement: "The Bakery where bread is made of the highest standard of quality and production. Schulze Baking Co." The Schulze Baking Company building is located at 40 East Garfield Boulevard.
  28. American Brewing Academy
    Image | 1901

    Caption: "Amerikanische Brauer-Academie." Writing on building in image: "Wahl & Henius American Brewing Academy Scientific Station for Brewing American Brewers Review." The American Academy of Brewing was founded in 1891 by Robert Wahl and Max Henius, and in 1893 was located at 294 S. Water Street. (Source: Chicago Daily Tribune Feb. 1, 1893.)