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  1. Albert Lee Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1912, 1917-1928

    Digital surrogates from the Albert Lee Papers (1912, 1917-28) contain digitized materials from the personal papers of Albert Lee (1874-1948), Chief Clerk of the President's Office (1920-42). Digitized materials include correspondence, event programs, notes and memoranda, relating to the admission, housing and placement of African American students; organizational and adminis...
  2. American Popular Entertainment

    The American Popular Entertainment Collection is a project of the History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The collection is a repository of digital facsimiles of newspapers and trade journals published for the entertainment industry in the U.S. between 1853 and 1922. Using digital imaging technology, we have converted m...
  3. Cataloging Advisory Committee File, 1974-1993, 2008-10

    Born digital files from the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Cataloging Advisory Committee File contain "Title and Statement of Responsibility," "Subject Headings," Notes," and "Name and Title Access Points" publications from the Committee's Cataloging Exhibition Publications: Best Practices series pertaining to best practices in cataloging publications tha...
  4. IDEALS Institutional Repository

    IDEALS, the Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship, collects, disseminates, and provides persistent and reliable access to the research and scholarship of faculty, staff, and students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Faculty, staff, and graduate students can deposit their research and scholarship—unpublished and, in many case...
  5. Illinois Data Bank

    The Illinois Data Bank is a public access repository for publishing research data from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  6. Iltis Mendelania Collection (Digital Surrogates), ca.1850-1938

    Digital Surrogates from the Iltis Mendelania Collection, contain digitized correspondence, photographs, manuscripts, handwritten certificates, research notes and sketches, concerning Gregor Mendel's and Hugo Iltis' research on genetics; Mendel's examinations in geology and physics; as well as locations related with Mendel's experimental gardens and his life as an Augustinian...
  7. Picture Chicago

    Picture Chicago is a collection of images originally published in books about Chicago that were digitized by the University of Illinois' Urbana and Chicago campus libraries. Here you can see photographs of Chicago gangsters, politicians, and early famous Chicagoans; the first taxicab in the city; the early pneumatic tube system installed in the the Chicago Post Office; the d...
  8. Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

    The University Library’s collection of Sanborn fire insurance maps includes maps for Illinois towns; rural settings are not included. Sanborn maps were produced to assist insurance underwriters in determining fire insurance rates for individual buildings by examining the buildings' construction methods, heat and lighting sources and manufacturing uses, and the same attribute...
  9. Sousa Archives Music Instrument Digital Image and 3D Model Collection

    The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music (SACAM) acquires and preserves significant archival records and historical artifacts in multiple formats that document America's diverse music heritage. The Center’s collection of historical music instruments, dating between 1810-1972, include rare cornets and trumpets, early boxwood clarinets and flutes, unique double-reed sa...
  10. Stanley Smith Papers (Born Digital Records, Digital Surrogates and Audio Visual Digital Surrogates), 1989-2011, 2014

    Born Digital Records, Digital Surrogates and Audio Visual Digital Surrogates from the Stanley Smith Papers, contain presentations, images, web tutorials, audio and video concerning chemistry curriculum and instruction. Digital materials involve topics as web-based instruction, Falconsoft, PLATO, course materials and Chemistry Department equipment and facilities. Streaming a...
  11. William R. Schowalter Papers (Born Digital Records), 1985-2002

    Born Digital Records from the William R. Schowalter Papers contains William R. Schowalter's correspondence, reports, meeting minutes and agendas, spreadsheets, and PowerPoint presentations documenting his tenure as Dean of the College of Engineering (1988-2001), including his involvement in various committees, faculty research, the establishment of partnerships between the C...
  12. James B. Reston Papers (Digital Surrogates), ca.1943-1989

    Digital surrogates from the James B. Reston Papers, contain digitized personal notes, drafts, conference papers, speeches, diary pages, personal and institutional correspondence, interview transcripts, articles, memoirs, newspaper clippings and maps, relating to Reston's journalism career. Digitized material concerns U.S. and international political episodes, social movement...
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    2002-021, frame 18: Prof. Andrew Leakey, visiting scholar (on Fulbright) from Scotland (left) assists Prof. Steve Long in removing soil cores, so that they can measure the amount of moisture at different depths in the soil at the SOYFACE (Soybean Free Air gas Concentration Enrichment) project site. The sensor uses electrical capacitance to measure soil moisture. A high frequ...
  14. We'll take care of the rising sun, you take care of rising prices
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    Poster, color, 22.7 x 16.2 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  15. Keep the home front pledge
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    Poster, color, 28 x 20 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  16. Stamp out black markets with your ration stamps
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    Poster, color, 27.1 x 20.8 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  17. All-Bisque Japanese Baby Doll
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    This is an all-bisque baby doll that has moveable arms. The doll has a painted face with features including black eyes, pink cheeks, red lips, and light colored hair.
  18. Plow, Breaking
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    Wood and wrought iron plow. Long, tapered, and slightly curved wooden beam with "V" shaped handles attached to the back of the beam. Long dished iron blade held in place with a forged iron screw and iron straps. The cutting blade is mounted to the beam and extends downwards to the tip of the blade. 132" long.
  19. Jack wagon
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    Carved wooden wagon jack. Painted red. Forged base with two pronged feet and a plate on the side with a cogwheel and a twisted-shank handle. Forged bar inside the jack raises and lowers on the cog wheel mechanism. U shaped bracket swivels on top of the bar. "1855" is scribed on the top bar of the jack.
  20. Of course I can!; I'm patriotic as can be - And ration points won't worry me!
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    Poster, color, 25.5 x 18.5 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  21. Pioneer Zephyr
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    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.
  22. Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny'
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    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.
  23. Museum of Science and Industry Cornerstone
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    Duplicates of physically of biologically "alive" experiments in tubes laid in the Museum of Science and Industry's Cornerstone in 1952. Specifically, these tubes contain: slow crystallization, lotus seeds, parasite eggs, hydrogen and oxygen, viruses, lead diffusion, bacteria, aluminum alloys, molds, proteins, thermostatic clock, metal and quartz. SLOW CRYSTALLIZATION: These ...
  24. Model of Newcomen's Atmospheric Steam Engine
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    This is a model of Newcomen’s Atmospheric Steam Engine. Newcomen’s steam engine consisted of a metal boiler with a cylinder mounted above. Inside the cylinder is a piston, sealed as closely as possible to the wall with a leather flap. The piston is attached to one end of a large wooden beam. The other end of the beam is attached to the water pump.
  25. Seiko Television Watch
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    A wristwatch with a rectangular face and a stainless steel band. The face is divided into two sections. Across the top is a narrow digital time and date readout. The remainder of the face is the television screen. A long cable connects the watch to a television and FM stereo receiver. The headphones also connect to the receiver.
  26. Magdeburg Hemispheres
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    The two brass Magdeburg Hemispheres are twelve feet in diameter.
  27. Milburn Electric Car
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    A black and blue two-passenger, two-door electric car. The car has a tiller for steering, two headlights, one taillight, and four rubber tires.
  28. Royal Page Davidson Armored Car
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    The Royal Page Davidson Armored car weighs 1,100 pounds. Its steam boiler is in the front and is connected to a six horsepower Duryea three-cylinder steam engine. On the vehicle's front frame is mounted a .223 caliber Colt automatic rapid-fire gun. A detachable bulletproof shield with a vertical opening surrounds the gun. There are three thirty-six inch wheels: one in the fr...
  29. Spirit of America Racecar
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    A jet-powered racecar. It has an elongated aerodynamic fuselage, which is supported by one large wheel in the front and two in back. The internal structure consists of welded tubular white metal welded onto a lightweight framework. The racecar is constructed with a welded full-truss chrome steel framework and aluminum skin panels. Its tailfin rises to ten feet, seven inches ...
  30. Water Vapor Turbine
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    This water vapor turbine has two sets of horizontal spiral glass tubes connected by three straight vertical tubes and two glass globes. The small turbine is located in the top globe.