University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign










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  1. James Edward Myers World War I Sheet Music Collection

    World War I is considered by many music scholars to be the most musical war in America’s history. Music for and about The Great War was created by all sorts of Americans: professional songwriters, acclaimed composers, church musicians, well- and little-known performers, and uncounted singing teachers, small-town bandmasters, and amateurs. Their melodies and lyrics intersecte...
  2. Pioneer Zephyr
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A streamlined stainless steel high-speed motor three-car train, powered by a 600 horsepower diesel engine. The train is 197 feet long. It weighs ninety-eight tons.
  3. Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny'
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny' is a single-engine biplane. The 'Jenny's' fuselage is painted black and silver, its propeller is black, and its wings are yellow. The plane's height is approximately ten feet, the 'Jenny's' fuselage is twenty-six feet long, and the wingspan is forty-six feet.
  4. Magdeburg Hemispheres
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The two brass Magdeburg Hemispheres are twelve feet in diameter.
  5. Benz Velo Automobile
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Benz Velo is a motorized two-passenger buggy. Its engine is situated in a box behind the seats. The auto has four wheels with spokes, the back two are 35.5 and the front two are twenty-three inches. The car is painted burgundy with gold trim.
  6. Supermarine Spitfire Mark 1A
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Mark 1A Spitfire is a World War II fighter plane. It has a single seat, multiple guns, and a variety of other armaments. The length of the fuselage is approximately sixteen feet and the wingspan is approximately thirty-six feet. The aircraft's fuselage and wings are painted dark green and ocean gray and its underbelly and under-wings are painted medium sea gray. Targets ...
  7. Gliding Down the Waters of the Old Mississipp: Song and Chorus
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages

    Sheet music. Words by J.with Roberts and music by Geo. Rosenkrans. L.S. Norris & Co, Publishers, 424 Belden Ave., Chicago.
  8. Boeing 40B-2 Air Mail Plane
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A single-engine biplane. The fuselage is painted green and gray and its wings are red and gray. Wing construction consists of solid spruce wooden poles routed out for lightness, spruce ribs and a plywood leading edge. The fuselage is a welded steel-tube frame covered with fabric. Fuel is carried in two forty and sixty-gallon tanks. The mail compartment is right behind the en...
  9. National Semi-Racing Roadster
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The 1913 National Semi-Racing Roadster is a two-passenger automobile. Its engine and hand crank are in the front. There are two large, tube-shaped gasoline tanks behind driver's seat. Behind the gas tanks is a storage shelf for two spare tires and luggage. The roadster has four rubber tires with wooden spokes. The National has three large headlights and a brake light. The dr...
  10. Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka'
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka' is a large gullwing-shaped German dive-bomber used during World War II. Its sides and upper surfaces are painted dark forest green with tan sand patterns. Black and white stylized Baltic Crosses are painted on the underside of its wings. The Nazi Swastika is painted in black on both sides of the tailfin.
  11. Book, "A Compilation of the Statutes of the State of Illinois, N.H. Purple, Part II (Chicago: Keen & Lee, 1856)"
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    "A Compilation of the Statutes of the State of Illinois, N.H. Purple, Part II (Chicago: Keen & Lee, 1856)." Stamped with ink on inside back cover page, "Property of O.H. Oldroyd". Binder torn but still complete. L 9 3/4" x W 6 11/16" x D 2 1/4".
  12. Stereograph from a room in Lincoln Home
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Sepia-toned stereograph of two nearly-identical photos, mounted side-by-side on tan cardboard. Shows washstand, towel rack, and kettles near a window. A large print hangs from rope and a small print is sitting on a sconce over the washstand. Washstand is stained dark, has turned corner posts, double doors, and a marble top. Two large white bowls sit on top with glass bottle ...
  13. Up And At 'Em!!
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages

  14. Good-bye Mother! So Long Dad! Hello Uncle Sam
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1917

  15. Allegiance
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1918

  16. My boy, he just can't help from being a soldier
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages

  17. The Nation's Recall March
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages

  18. His Name's on the Roll of Honour
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1917

  19. I'm Coming Back to You
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages

  20. I'm Going Back to Yankee Land
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages

  21. The United States of North America.
    Image | 1801

    Shows boundaries, rivers and principal settlements.
  22. Map of the City of Chicago
    Image | 1873