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  1. Amos Kennedy 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. French World War I Posters

    This collection is comprised of 105 digitized posters published in France during the First World War. The selected posters represent a time of national volatility and a visual culture of lithography, illustrations, earlier posters and paintings.
  3. Margaret Erlanger Papers (Digital Surrogates)

    Digital Surrogates from the Margaret Erlanger Papers include digitized correspondence, photographs, curriculum proposals, dance concert posters and programs, and newspapers clippings, concerning Profesor Erlanger's contribution to the creation of the Dance Department at Illinois, and to the evolution of the undergraduate and graduate dance programs. Note: Since these mate...
  4. Celebrate the Discoveries of Women
    Image | 2002

    Drawing of a woman looking into a microscope
  5. Iowa and Missouri Lands for Sale
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

    A poster entitled "Iowa and Missouri Lands for Sale" in which C. H. Moore advertises various plots of land in Iowa and Missouri. C. H. Moore resided in Clinton, Illinois.
  6. Semi-Centennial Celebration Chicago Fire
    Image | 1921

    Text in image: "Chicago the Great Central Market. Semi-Centennial Celebration Chicago Fire October 2-15". Caption: "Poster proclaiming celebration of Great Fire anniversary. The personifying figure of Chicago was given to the city by The Inter Ocean, March 20, 1892, when that paper, now extinct, but long maintained as a Republican authority by Wm. Penn Nixon, was in posse...
  7. Warsaw House
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1842

    A poster entitled "Warsaw House" advertised by James M. Charles on the opening of "a house of entertainment" and services to boarders and travelers. This poster was printed at the Office of the Warsaw Signal in Warsaw, Illinois in May 1842. 2 copies.
  8. T. S. Seybold and Co. Attorneys at Law poster
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1852

    A poster advertising the law business "Western Land and Mercantile Agency. T. S. Seybold & Co., Attorneys at Law and General Land and Mercantile Agents" in Ottawa, Illinois. This poster was created by T. S. Seybold & Co. and is dated January 1, 1852.
  9. The sale of lots in Darwin
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1823

    A poster advertising "The sale of Lots in Darwin" and the "terms of sale" by County Clerk Jacob Harlan on June 4, 1823.
  10. A List of the Members Composing the Twelfth General Assembly of Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1846

    A poster entitled "A List of the Members Composing the Fifteenth General Assembly of the State of Illinois, Session of 1846-'47" including the name, address, and occupation of the members. This poster was created by E. Rust and printed at the Office of the Sangamon Journal in Springfield, Illinois.
  11. Extracts From the Road Laws of Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1852

    A poster entitled "Extracts from the Road Law of Illinois, Relative to the Duties of Supervisors, in Force" signed by County Clerk Matthew Stacy on June 22, 1852. The second copy of the poster is a variation duplicate signed by County Clerk John Trabue.
  12. Charter of the Illinois Mutual Fire Insurance Company
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1839

    A poster of the "Charter of the Illinois Mutual Fire Insurance Company. Approved: February 23, 1839" in Alton, Illinois.
  13. ALA Archives Poster
    Image | 1997

    Color painting of women's faces.
  14. Give More Books, Give Good Books
    Image | 1943

    Red, blue and black printing on white paper
  15. To All Who Use Libraries
    Image | 1943

    Red and blue printing on white paper, includes long quote from the director of the Office of War Information, all text
  16. This is Our War: Let's Read About It
    Image | 1943

    Red and blue printing on white paper, all text
  17. Read, Succeed
    Image | 1991

    Image of a book emitting light on a black background.
  18. ALA Archives Poster
    Image | 1944

    Hand painted and lettered poster with a soldier reading in front of Browning M1917 machine gun.
  19. ALA Archives Poster
    Image | 1991

    Color drawings of women doing different activities.
  20. ALA Publication Deadlines
    Image | 1965

    ALA magazine publishing deadlines
  21. Charter of the Illinois Mutual Fire Insurance Company
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1843

    A poster of the "Charter of the Illinois Mutual Fire Insurance Company" with amendments and by-laws approved by the Speaker of the House of Representatives Samuel Hackleton and Speaker of the Senate, John Moore on March 4, 1843. Illinois Secretary of State Thompson Campbell approved the charter on March 22, 1843 in Springfield, Illinois.
  22. Joseph Berry for Probate Justice of the Peace in Scott County
    Multi-Page Item | 3 pages | 1847

    A poster from Illinois Governor Augustus C. French approving Joseph Berry for "office of Probate Justice of the Peace for the county of Scott" for two years. The document is signed by Governor French and Secretary of State H. Cooley in Springfield, Illinois on August 31, 1847.
  23. Le Cardinal Mercier protege la Belgique
    Image | 1916

    A cardinal in full regalia stands in front of a huddled crowd.
  24. French liberation loan. Marne Sept. 1914 - July 1918.

    A design with American and British flags and a fasces tied with a tri-color bow decorates the top of this poster.
  25. Pour le retour

    African mothers and children wave as a ship enters the harbor.
  26. Avec des assassins

    Text only.
  27. Affiche Composée par les enfants

    Wheat stalks decorate the left and right edges of this notice. This broadside accompanied 13 other posters in folder 5.
  28. Tout l'acier et le charbon pour nos usines.

    Black smoke pours out of three brick smokestacks.