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  1. Amos Kennedy Collection
    Collection

    The Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr., Collection in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign contains artists’ books, postcards, and posters. Kennedy is a letterpress printer, papermaker, book artist, and teacher who currently lives and works in York, Alabama. He was the first artist in residence at The Coleman Center for Arts and Culture, a...
  2. 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...
  3. Gallatin Democrat
    Collection

    The University Library's digital holding of the Gallatin Democrat reflects a civic and morally-minded newspaper serving the community of Old Shawneetown, Illinois, a town located on the Illinois-Kentucky border. Voter information is prominently featured throughout the issue including political endorsements, candidacy announcements, political gatherings, and current electoral...
  4. Great Lakes Bulletin
    Collection

    The Great Lakes Bulletin is a daily newspaper written by and for naval officers. This collection provides a record of official communication between naval officers at the United State Naval Training Station at Great Lakes, Illinois. Each issue featured official orders from the navy Commandant, events on base and news of ongoing military campaigns. The newspaper also featured...
  5. Old Soldier
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    Published in 1840, the semi-monthly Old Soldier was designed in part to combat Old Hickory, a Democratic campaign newspaper also published in Springfield to support Martin Van Buren’s bid for reelection. Each four-page issue is filled with copies of Harrison’s qualifications, his speeches, letters to the editor, and editorials supporting “Old Tippecanoe,” Harrison’s nickname...
  6. Small Homes Council Technical Notes (Digital Surrogates)
    Collection

    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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
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    Image | 1640

  12. Insurance maps of Chicago, Illinois. Volume C
    Multi-Page Item | 128 pages | 1895

    title page, key map, and street index on 3 unnumbered sheets.
  13. Insurance maps of Chicago, Illinois. Volume J
    Multi-Page Item | 115 pages | 1914

    title page, key map, and street index on 3 unnumbered sheets.
  14. Champaign, Champaign Co., Illinois, September 1902
    Multi-Page Item | 7 pages | 1902

    Sheet 1 includes index map and "Index" to streets and buildings by sheet number.
  15. Insurance maps of Chicago, Illinois, 1906. Volume 1, south division
    Multi-Page Item | 94 pages | 1906

    title page, key map, street index, and congested district map, scale 1:2,400, on 5 unnumbered sheets.
  16. Insurance maps of Chicago, Illinois, 1910. Volume 2
    Multi-Page Item | 137 pages | 1910

    title page, key map, and street index on 3 unnumbered sheets.
  17. Insurance maps of Chicago, Illinois, 1911. Volume 3
    Multi-Page Item | 138 pages | 1911

    title page, key map, and street index on 5 unnumbered sheets.
  18. Insurance maps of Chicago, Illinois, 1916. Volume 6
    Multi-Page Item | 114 pages | 1916

    title page, key map, and street index on 4 unnumbered sheets.
  19. Insurance maps of Chicago, Illinois. Volume 14
    Multi-Page Item | 110 pages | 1895

    title page, key map, and street index on 2 unnumbered sheets.
  20. Insurance maps of Chicago, Illinois. Volume 20
    Multi-Page Item | 138 pages | 1918

    title page, key map, and street index on 2 unnumbered sheets.
  21. Insurance maps of Chicago, Illinois. Volume 15
    Multi-Page Item | 118 pages | 1895

    title page, key map, and street index on 2 unnumbered sheets.
  22. Insurance maps of Chicago, Illinois. Volume 22
    Multi-Page Item | 116 pages | 1919

    title page, key map, and street index on 2 unnumbered sheets.
  23. Insurance maps of Chicago, Illinois. Volume 23
    Multi-Page Item | 111 pages | 1920

    title page, key map, and street index on 2 unnumbered sheets.
  24. Insurance maps of Chicago, Illinois. Volume B
    Multi-Page Item | 78 pages | 1896

    title page, key map, and street index on 2 unnumbered sheets.
  25. Insurance maps of Chicago, Illinois. Volume H
    Multi-Page Item | 109 pages | 1911

    title page, key map, and street index on 4 unnumbered sheets.
  26. Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, January 1892
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1892

    Also shows factories, commercial occupancy of buildings, property boundaries and house and block numbers.
  27. Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois, June 1909
    Multi-Page Item | 15 pages | 1909

    Partial cadastral map.