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  1. American Popular Entertainment
    Collection

    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...
  2. Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection
    Collection

    The Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection contains historic Illinois newspapers from across the state, including The Urbana Daily Courier, Sangamo Journal, and the University of Illinois collegiate newspaper The Daily Illini. These papers range in date from 1831 to 1975, providing a sense of local life and culture in the Midwest across two centuries. Since June 2009, the ...
  3. James Edward Myers World War I Sheet Music Collection
    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...
  4. Sousa Archives Music Instrument Digital Image and 3D Model Collection
    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...
  5. Landscapes
    Image

    Aerial view of Otter Lake watershed, south of Springfield, Ill. Test case for atrazine level reduction through construction of wetlands. Rick Farnsworth research. c. 1997. Roadway across/through body of water. photo by David Riecks. 5x7, 100ppi, 1163-18A.TIF. Original slide in the possession of Rick Farnsworth. ST: Illinois, TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Slide, Scan Typ...
  6. HCD/HDFS Brochure
    Image | 2013

    Leila El-Badawi studies inside the Caffe Paradiso coffee house across from Doris Kelley Christopher Hall.
  7. HCD/HDFS Brochure
    Image | 2013

    Leila El-Badawi studies inside the Caffe Paradiso coffee house across from Doris Kelley Christopher Hall.
  8. HCD/HDFS Brochure
    Image | 2013

    Leila El-Badawi studies inside the Caffe Paradiso coffee house across from Doris Kelley Christopher Hall.
  9. Landscapes
    Image

    ev00501: Aerial view of bridge across small river or stream. Power lines run along the road the steel truss bridge is along. Trees are along the river bank. photo by David Riecks. 6.5 x 9.5 at 300ppi. This version at 72ppi. 0387-30a.tif. c. 1995. ST: Illinois, TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Photo-CD, In/Out: Outside, Season: Summer, Time of Day: Day, Fo...
  10. Carte-de-Visite of Lincoln Home draped in mourning
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Sepia-toned print of Lincoln Home draped in mourning with the simple Tilton (renters living in Lincoln Home in 1865) draping. View from SW corner, with a group of men standing in front and behind fence. Black cloth drapes from windows across front of house and part of sides. Small tree in front and some trees to side. L 3 7/8" x W 2 3/8".
  11. Camp Marks, Anacostia Flats
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photograph, b/w
  12. Rail crossing in St. Charles, Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photograph, b/w
  13. Map of CCC areas in the United States
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Map
  14. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with a handpainted scene of four groups of people enjoying winter activities: two sets of boys having a snowball fight, a girl riding in a sleigh chair across a frozen lake, and an old man smoking a pipe in an icy doorway.
  15. Bonus March demonstrators on the steps of the U.S. Capitol
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photograph, b/w
  16. The Battlefield of Peach Tree Creak
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the Peach Tree Creek Battlefield. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  17. 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.
  18. Seiko Television Watch
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    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.
  19. Indian Head Cent, 1863
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

    The profile of an Indian Maiden wearing a feather bonnet, which probably has LIBERTY written across the band, although coin is so worn it's hard to see. Around the maiden is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and below the date of issue.
  20. Douglas Life Mask
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Stephen A. Douglas defeated Abraham Lincoln in the Senate election of 1858. They had debated across Illinois seven times. This is a life mask of Stephen A. Douglas created by Leonard Volk in 1857. Douglas, who was related to Volk by marriage, sent him to Rome in 1856 to perfect his craft. Upon Volk's return in 1857, he made a life mask of Douglas. This copy at the University...
  21. V23272--Evolution of the Sickle and Flail--33--Horse harvester at Walla Walla, Washington
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Black and white stereograph slide of a horse harvester in Walla Walla, Washington.
  22. Painting: Illinois Landscape #90
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A painting of a panoramic view of gently rolling, rich farmland in early springtime. Hedgerows of trees along some field edges, clumps of trees at other places, farmhouse in background towards right end of painting. Dimensions are 12" x 96".
  23. Museum and Santa Fe Railroad Model
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Museum and Santa Fe Railroad exhibit consists of 1,200 feet of track running through a 3,000 square-foot landscape representing, the Great Plains, the Arizona desert and Grand Canyon, and California. Sprawled across the model landscape are a suburban village, an elevated highway, a commercial grain elevator, a cement factory, an oil field and refinery, an orange grove, a...
  24. Copp's Hill Burying Ground, Boston
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    An 18th century burying ground in Boston, which contains many old tombstones.
  25. Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Civil War Regiment
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Relief sculpture by Augustus Saint Gaudens shows Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts Regiment.
  26. Hat rack, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Gothic arch open hat rack. Pointed at top arch, and in middle mirror. Seven hooks, bottom shelf has tin umbrella tray. Two slightly turned posts, one slightly turned rail across front, four slightly turned rails connecting with back. Four modified bun feet. Umbrella stand is 29 1/2" tall. H 84" x W 26" x D 12".
  27. Soapstone Block, from Victorian/Antebellum Springfield, IL
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Rectangular soapstone block. Hewn rectangular iron at sides near top. H 17" L 9" D 2".
  28. Buggy rims
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    These are three half buggy rims attached to a slat for transportation and storage. They are tacked to the slat across the ends and are chamfered except where eight evenly spaced holes are drilled. The slat originally had four rims attached but one is missing.
  29. World map of spread of corn
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    This color world map shows where corn orignated and how and when it spread across the globe.
  30. 18372--Illinois River and Valley from Starved Rock, New State Park, Ill.
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Black and white stereograph slide showing the Illinois River.