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  1. 2000 University Honors
    Image | 2000

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  2. 2009 University Honors
    Image | 2009

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  3. Merchants Insurance Company building
    Image | 1869

    From text: "One of the most stately and beautiful edifices in the United States, is the new building of the Merchants Insurance company of Chicago, on the northwest corner of LaSalle and Washington streets. It is five stories in height, and has a frontage of ninety-six and one-third feet on LaSalle street, and a frontage of one hundred and eleven and a half feet on Washingt...
  4. Merchants' Farmers', and Mechanics' Savings Bank
    Image | 1869

    From text: "We give a view of the building occupied by the Merchants', Farmers and Mechanics' Savings Bank, No. 13 Clark street. This institution was chartered in 1861, and in 1864 removed to its present very appropriate and convenient edifice. The institution is in a highly flourishing condition, and is deservedly popular.""
  5. Stiles Burton
    Image | 1912

    From text: "A resident of Chicago ere the city was incorporated and identified with its commercial interests until after the great fire, when the work of rebuilding the city was substantially completed, Stiles Burton has been termed 'one of the men most honored and esteemed among the early citizens of Chicago.' His portraits hangs in the gallery of the Chicago Historic Soci...
  6. Union Stock Yards
    Image | 1893

    some 200 acres being devoted to yards, etc., while the balance is occupied by railroad tracks and car sidings. Before you, as you enter the main arch-way, is a town with twenty miles of streets, twenty miles of water-troughs, fifty miles of feeding troughs and about seventy-five miles of water and drainage pipes... Just inside the entrance to the Union Stock Yards is the Ex...
  7. Looking south on Prairie Avenue
    Image | 1893

    at 1828 that of Daniel B. Shipman, and at 1834 that of Fernando Jones."
  8. John Baldwin Buckstone as Launcelot Gobbo in the "The Merchant of Venice"
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    Whole-length. Outdoor setting, looking at right hand, counting.
  9. John E. Owens as Launcelot Gobbo in "The Merchant of Venice"
    Image | 1859

    architectural background.
  10. Mary Ann Povey as Jessica in "The Merchant of Venice"
    Image | 1820

    Half-length portrait, wearing jewels.
  11. Sarah Smith (married name Bartley) as Portia in a scene from "The Merchant of Venice"
    Image | 1806

    Scene with several other characters. With text: Bassanio-- "Thy plainess moves me more than eloquence."
  12. Merchant seamen find opportunities for study in technical books supplied by the American Library Association.
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    Men reading in bunk beds. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  13. American Library Association books boarding Merchant Marine vessel at New Orleans, La.
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    Men loading boxes on a ship. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  14. An hour off duty, with American Library Association books. Merchant Marine vessel, Charleston, S.C.
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    Seamen reading on the deck of a ship. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  15. Eager for books and magazines in American Library Association crew's libraries on Merchant Marine vessel, Charlston, S.C.
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    Seamen reading on the deck of a ship. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  16. Old Lighthouse, Cape Henry, Va.
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    Photograph of a lighthouse. Caption reads: Men in lighthouses, on lightships, and in coast guard stations receive books from the American Library Association, co-operating with local libraries. The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  17. Making a good haul at Hampton Roads, Va. Merchant Marine library service of the American Library Association.
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    Men pulling a box on board a ship. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  18. Delivery of American Library Association books to U.S. Shipping Board boats in harbor, Newport News, Va.
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    Two men in a small boat with boxes of books. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  19. Merchant Marine Service, American Library Association.
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    Men reading at a table. Additional caption reads: Boxed crew's libraries, each containing about eighty books of fiction, travel, books on seamanship and others, are exchangeable at principal ports. The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  20. A Fresh Box of Books on Board a Merchant Ship at New Orleans
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    Glass plate slide showing A. L. A. donated reading materials being read by servicemen on a ship. The caption below reads: "A Fresh Box of Books on Board a Merchant Ship at New Orleans."
  21. A. L. A. Books in Officers Reading Room
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    Glass plate slide showing servicemen reading. Caption reads: "A. L. A. Books in Officers Reading Room, Merchant Marine."
  22. Loading A. L. A. Books for Merchant Seamen at New Orleans
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    Glass plate slide showing books being loaded onto a ship. Caption reads: "Loading A. L. A. Books for Merchant Seamen at New Orleans."
  23. Camp Library of the American Library Association, Jefferson Barracks, Mo.
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    Exterior of a camp library building. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. is still maintaining libraries in army, navy and marine corps camps and hospitals. Libraries have been placed on 1,509 naval and merchant marine vessels. More than 2,500,000 books were sent overseas. The men in the hospitals are still looking for your magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a ...
  24. Camp Library at Camp Dix, NJ
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    Exterior of a camp library building. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. is still maintaining libraries in army, navy and marine corps camps and hospitals. Libraries have been placed on 1,509 naval and merchant marine vessels. More than 2,500,000 books were sent overseas. The men in the hospitals are still looking for your magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a ...
  25. Unknown sketch
    Image | 1932

  26. William Charles Macready as Shylock in "The Merchant of Venice"
    Image | 1879

    Whole-length portrait, with long beard, wearing cap and an overcoat with fur collar and cuffs. Exterior setting with buildings and canal in background.
  27. Balthazar
    Image | 1967

  28. Scene Rendering
    Image | 1967

  29. Portia's Footman
    Image | 1967

  30. Lorenzo
    Image | 1967