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  1. Teaching with Digital Content (Cultural Heritage Community)

    Using digitized primary source materials involves fundamental shifts in the service and teaching methods of curators, librarians, and teachers, regardless of their audiences. This project seeks to develop a successful model program to integrate digital primary source materials into K-12 curriculum and assignments, as well as into the educational programs of museums and libra...
  2. Internet Archive

    As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the library of the University of Illinois is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive in several areas: Illinois history, culture and natural resources; U.S. railroad history; rural studies and agriculture; works in translation; as well as extensive collections of 19th century "triple-decker" novels and emblem books writt...
  3. Goodnight Memorial Library, Franklin
    Image | 2008

    and a spacious meeting room used regularly by the Chamber of Commerce
  4. Cabinet Photograph of Lincoln Home parlors

    Sepia-tone print of Lincoln Home parlors, furnished as an exhibit area by Osborn Oldroyd. Framed prints and photos cover the walls, several busts and sculptures are on shelves and pillars on either side of doorway. Some items have large numbers on them. Several cases hold books. A horsehair sofa is on the left, a side chair on the right. Cradle is visible in back center of r...
  5. Wood's Museum and Theatre
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Wood's Museum and Theatre Originally Kingsbury Hall By courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Image undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  6. Clark Street
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "Clark Street resembles no other street in the world. Even "The Bowery" lacks many of its fascinating peculiarities. Types of every nation on the earth may be found on this cosmopolitan thoroughfare. Nearly every other building is a "hotel" or a lodging house. Chinatown is located here and the odor of burning opium is even now not unfamiliar in that quarter. Ti...
  7. Art Institute
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "This structure stands on the lake front facing Michigan Avenue, near the foot of Adams Street and was erected in 1893 at a cost of $785,000. It contains a rare collection of paintings, statuary and other objects of art. Many wealthy Chicagoans take especial pride in this institution and have enriched it by their liberal gifts. It is open to the public on Wednesd...
  8. Field Museum
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "The Art Building of the famous World's Fair of 1893, is the only one of the white structures preserved in Jackson Park. It had its beginnings as a permanent institution from the contributions of rare articles by exhibitors at the Exposition. It was first intended to be called "The Columbian Museum," but on an endowment of one million dollars from Marshall Field, ...
  9. Rush Medical College
    Image | 1869

    From text: "Located on the corner of Indiana and North Dearborn street, was established in 1843. The new building, erected in 1857 at a cost of $70,000, is one of the finest educational structures in the West. The College possesses a large and well-selected library, besides ample chemical apparatus, a laboratory, and a museum filled with every needed means of illustration ...
  10. Wood's Museum
    Image | 1869

    besides numerous other objects of interest and wonder. The specimens of birds and quadrupeds, in the department of natural history, for variety, beauty, and faithfulness to nature, challenge comparison with any other in the world. In connection with the Museum is the lecture room, where dramatic performances every night, and matinees in the afternoon, are given by an excel...
  11. Henry Field Room
    Image | 1912

    Caption: "Henry Field Room, Art Institute: Containing paintings of the Barbizon School"
  12. Art Institute of Chicago
    Image | 1912

    Caption: ""Art Institute on Michigan Avenue, facing Adams Street. Courtesy of Art Institute of Chicago""
  13. Dome and Grand Stairway
    Image | 1912

    Caption: "Dome and grand stairway of Art Institute, completed in 1912. Courtesy of Art Institute of Chicago". From text: "There are now in 1911, fifty public exhibition galleries, of which twenty-seven are skylighted, and plans are being made to extend the building eastward by bridging the Illinois Central railroad tracks with skylighted galleries and building new museum h...
  14. New Field Museum
    Image | 1920

    Caption: "The New Field Museum."
  15. Libby Prison Museum
    Image | 1893

    Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Libby Prison Museum, Wabash Ave., South. [See "Amusements."]". From text: "Located on Wabash avenue, between Fourteenth and Sixteenth streets. One of the principal permanent attractions of the city. The original Libby prison (transported from Richmond, Va., and put up, brick after brick, just as it stood during the W...
  16. Lake shore plan from Chicago Ave. to 35th St.
    Image | 1919

    also Field Museum and new Illinois Central Railway Station at Roosevelt Road. Copyright, The Commercial Club of Chicago."
  17. Field Museum front elevation
    Image | 1919

    Caption: "Front elevation of New Field Museum of Natural History just constructed on East Roosevelt Road at Grant Park."
  18. Field Museum perspective view
    Image | 1919

    Caption: "Perspective view of New Field Museum of Natural History."
  19. Michigan Avenue and Adams Street
    Image | 1919

    Caption: "A section of Michigan Avenue and Adams Street showing Orchestra Hall, the Pullman Building, the People's Gas, Light and Coke Co.'s Building, corner of Art Institute. Courtesy Rand-McNally Souvenir Guide to Chicago."
  20. Portrait of John Boby
    Image | 1803

    his trousers are rolled up and his shirt pulled open to expose his mottled skin. With text: "The wonderful spotted Indian, born at Kingston in Jamaica and who exhibits himself in different parts of England and Scotland."
  21. Helfenstein-Hewitt_1.jpg
    Image | 2001

    Josef Helfenstein - director of the Krannert Art Museum, Karen Hewitt - associate director of the Krannert Art Museum
  22. Helfenstein-Hewitt_2.jpg
    Image | 2001

    Josef Helfenstein - director of the Krannert Art Museum, Karen Hewitt - associate director of the Krannert Art Museum
  23. Sheahan_Kim.jpg
    Image | 2002

    Kim Sheahan - Special events coordinator and assistant director of education at the World Heritage Museum
  24. Charles A. Wustum Museum
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1997

    00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at 2519 Northwestern Avenue, Racine, WI.” -- front. “Come & view the exhibition. In the beginning was the word and books from the permanent collection of the museum. Learn how to make conservation containers for your books.” -- back.
  25. Vipoems
    Multi-Page Item | 21 pages

    “This is book 4 from the Wustum Museum’s VIP Book Project and the first book of poems. The poems were written by the VIP group under the guidance of David Steingass.” -- p.34.
  26. University Library & Museum, Tucson, Arizona - Front of Postcard
    Image | 1903

    Printed on the front of postcard: University Library & Museum, Tucson, Ariz.
  27. University Library & Museum, Tucson, Arizona - Back of Postcard
    Image | 1903

    Stamped on the back of postcard: Faxon
  28. Night at the Museum
    Image | 2009

    Two 4-H youth hold magnifying glasses in front of their eyes during a Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) themed event called "A Night at the Museum" held by Effingham County Extension 4-H program. Anne Wend, youth development educator (and co-author of Night at the Museum) and Brenda Roedl, natural resource educator, organizers.
  29. Illinois Central entrance to Chicago
    Image | 1930

    Soldier Field, Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium in the foreground". From text: "Central Station, on the Boulevard System, has an incomparable situation on the lake shore. Just off Michigan Boulevard, Chicago's most imposing thoroughfare, at Roosevelt Road, it places all of Chicago within easy reach by automobile. It is convenient to the down-town hotels, the theatres, stea...