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  1. Anton J. Cermak
    Image | 1933

    From text: "Cermak Was Elected World's Fair Mayor[.] 'I'm glad it was me instead of you.' Thus spoke the man that had been chosen to be Mayor of the city of Chicago during A Century of Progress Exposition on that memorable night of February 15, 1933, in Miami, Florida, when he was felled by an assassin's bullet as he was talking to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt."
  2. First depot of Galena & Chicago Union Railroad
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    Caption: "The first depot of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad Company (now Chicago & Northwestern Railway). This depot stood at the southwest corner of North Canal and West Kinzie streets. It was built in 1848 and was Chicago's first railroad depot. In 1881 the depot was removed. By courtesy of Chicago Historical Society" From text: "It was a one-story frame building...
  3. O'Leary House
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    others scoff at it as a myth. Whatever their cause, the flames spread so rapidly through the neighboring shanties, small frame dwellings and factories, that by the time the first fire engines reached the scene, the wind had carried the fire beyond their control."
  4. Clark T. Hinman
    Image | 1912

    Caption: "Clark T. Hinman: First president of Northwestern University". From text: "The first president of the Northwestern University was Dr. Clark T. Hinman, who ... was elected by the Board of Trustees on June 22, 1853. Thus Dr. Hinman's incumbency began before the University had yet decided upon its location, a decision which was made in the following August by the pur...
  5. Joseph Cummings
    Image | 1912

    Caption: "Joseph Cummings: President of Northwestern University from 1881 until his death in 1890". From text: "Before Dr. Joseph Cummings was chosen as president on June 21, 1881, the University had passed through five years of severe financial retrenchment and painful anxieties. ... The financial aspect of the affairs of the University began greatly to improve about this ...
  6. Strauss, Yondorf & Rose building
    Image | 1891

    From text: "Strauss, Yondorf & Rose, Wholesale Clothiers. … They occupy a handsome structure on the corner of Market and Quincy streets, ten stories and basement, being the first actual fire-proof building in the city erected and used for commercial purposes. ... [t]he ninth and tenth stories are used for sample rooms, thus securing on these floors at all times of day an un...
  7. Davis Square branch reading room
    Image | 1911

    From text: "The wide distribution of Chicago's population has made it necessary to provide small branch or deposit libraries in the residence districts, thus, in a measure, carrying the benefits of the Library to those who cannot conveniently come to it. These are established at convenient points throughout the city and were formerly housed in rented quarters, frequently in...
  8. William Henry West Betty as Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet"
    Image | 1812

    Whole-length. Interior scene. From edition of the play "as performed at...Drury Lane and Covent Garden...from the prompt books." With text: "Thus I enforce thy rotten jaws to open." Act V, Scene 4. Cast list "Dramatis Personae"
  9. Gustavus Vaughan Brooke as Iago in "Othello"
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    Whole-length portrait. Wearing hat with feathers, sash, glove on left hand, boots with tassles. With text: "Thus do I ever make my fool my purse". Act I
  10. William Wyatt Dimond as Philaster in "Philaster"
    Image | 1791

    holding sword in right hand. With text: "Dear Arethusa, do but take this sword, and search how temperate a heart I have." Act IV, Scene 2.
  11. Charlotte Melmoth as Roxana in a scene from "The Rival Queens"
    Image | 1776

    Whole-length portrait, standing, with an unidentified actor playing Alexander. With text: Alexander: "Why Madam gaze you thus." Roxana: "For a last look."
  12. Henry Mossop as Zanga in "The Revenge"
    Image | 1776

    Whole-length portrait. With text: "Thus perish all that gives Alonzo pain!"
  13. Jane Pope as Biddy Tipkin in "The Tender Husband"
    Image | 1776

    Whole-length portrait. With text: "I'll be drawn thus, if you please Sir."
  14. William Smith ("Gentleman Smith") as the Duke of Norfolk in "The Albion Queens"
    Image | 1780

    She bid me thus present it on my knees."
  15. 0514414
    Image | 2005

    Harvesting Miscanthus grass with combine from university test plots on South First Street.
  16. Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center, Dekalb, Illinois
    Image | 2010

    Bio-energy crops at the Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center.
  17. Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center, Dekalb, Illinois
    Image | 2010

    Bio-energy crops at the Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center.
  18. Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center, Dekalb, Illinois
    Image | 2010

    Bio-energy crops at the Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center.
  19. UI_02_20080121_037
    Image | 2008

    Miscanthus being harvested by a small combine on the
  20. UI_02_20080121_101
    Image | 2008

    A stand of miscanthus on the
  21. acesitcs-0514320r.jpg
    Image | 2005

    Pat Quinn, Steven Long, Bill Sullivan, John Caveny, Steve Pueppke and others at Miscanthus press conference on south first street farm test plot.
  22. acesitcs-0514329r.jpg
    Image | 2005

    Painted yardstick showing the height of Miscanthus before harvest at the south first street farm test plot.
  23. acesitcs-0514352r.jpg
    Image | 2005

    Steven Long at a Miscanthus press conference on south first street farm test plot standing in front of a stand of Miscanthus grass.
  24. acesitcs-0514353r.jpg
    Image | 2005

    Close up of a stand of Miscanthus grass in a research plot.
  25. acesitcs-0514354r.jpg
    Image | 2005

    Close up of a stand of Miscanthus grass in a research plot.
  26. acesitcs-0514414r.jpg
    Image | 2005

    Harvesting Miscanthus grass with combine from university test plots on South First Street.
  27. Chaplain Blackman Delivers Books Thus on Rainy Nights
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    Glass plate slide showing an Army chaplain with a box to carry books to soldiers
  28. Do They Like Books
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    Glass plate slide showing servicemen enthusiastically presenting their books. Caption reads: "Do They Like Books. Paris [sic. Parris] Island, Marine Corps Station, South Carolina."
  29. Bio Energy greenhouse research
    Image | 2013

    Erik Sacks and Siyao "Clare" Liu examine some Miscanthus crosses isolated from other Miscanthus plants as part of their bio energy research in room 1606 of the Plant Sciences Greenhouses.