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  1. Amos Kennedy Collection

    The Amos Kennedy Collection contains digitized books, postcards, and posters from Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. - a letterpress printer, papermaker, book artist, and teacher. His strong graphics and bold typography passionately address issues of race, freedom, and equality. Collection size: 71 items.
  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. 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.
  5. 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...
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Two Grand Performances
    Image | 1891

    Poster advertising theater show at the Queen's Theatre on the 27th and 28th February, 1891
  15. Le Cardinal Mercier protege la Belgique
    Image | 1916

    A cardinal in full regalia stands in front of a huddled crowd.
  16. 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.
  17. Pour le retour

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

    Text only.
  19. 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.
  20. Tout l'acier et le charbon pour nos usines.

    Black smoke pours out of three brick smokestacks.
  21. No title[Winged Republic/victory on deep blue background]

    A winged green woman holds an olive branch up to the light in front of a blue background.
  22. Souscrivez pour hater la paix par la victoire
    Image | 1917

    The spirit of victory defends a mother and her infant.
  23. Vous aussi faites votre devoir: avec toutes vos ressources Souscrivez a l'emprunt

    A woman holds a gun and a baby as she watches a soldier plow the field.
  24. La souscription va être close le 16

    Three soldiers stand in a trench. Two point at the text above and below them.
  25. Eux aussi! Font leur devoir

    A wounded soldier points to a group of people lined up at a window labeled "Caisse."
  26. Français souscrivez au Deuxiéme Emprunt
    Image | 1916

    Flags reading "Honneur et Patrie" fly above the text, while bundled spears frame it on the sides, and a bucolic French landscape is below it.