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  1. LGBT at UIUC
    Collection

    "The Gay Illini organization was formed in 1975 and Illini Pride was founded in 1977, both growing out of the work of the Gay Liberation Front. Gay Illini was announced in the Daily Illini on January 29, 1975. By April 1975, the group was holding Gay Forums, offering panels discussing topics related to gay students and queer life. The group also hosted a number of social eve...
  2. Maps of Africa to 1900
    Collection

    The Maps of Africa to 1900 digital collection contains images of maps listed in the bibliography Maps of Africa to 1900: A Checklist of Maps in Atlases and Geographical Journals in the Collections of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Bassett & Scheven, Urbana: Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 2000). As such, this collection mines not only the L...
  3. Rev. William W. Everts
    Image | 1910

    and though he was absent when the secession crisis came to a head, it is said that the influence of the people of his old congregation was most effective in holding Kentucky to the side of the Union. Dr. Everts was probably the most forceful preacher in the history of the city's pulpit."
  4. Deacon William Bross
    Image | 1910

    From text: "Among somewhat later arrivals (the men of the forties) the Hon. William Bross, ex-Lieutenant-governor and "deacon" extraordinary, easily took first rank, because--well, because he was "Deacon" Bross." William Bross (1813-1890) was a journalist and served as Lieutenant Governor. (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.) Image is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  5. Mail at Union Station
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "The fast mail at Union Station". From text: "Chicago to-day is the greatest mail center on the continent. Seven hundred tons of this concentrated commerce flow through her gates every twenty-four hours. From every point of the compass, it comes to this great hopper to be ground out, separated, and sent to its destination. Why is this? It is because Chicago is t...
  6. Blackstone branch interior
    Image | 1911

    From text: "This beautiful structure is worthy of particular mention, not only because it is one of the finest and costliest library buildings of its size in the world, but also because it marks the beginning of the branch library system in Chicago. The location is a triangular lot at the intersection of Lake and Washington avenues and Forty-ninth street. .. It is construct...
  7. Samuel Fielden
    Image | 1886

    From text: "Samuel Fielden is below the medium height, thick set and muscular. His face is swarthy and covered with a heavy beard. His brow is low, his face dull, and his appearance indicates the predominance of the brute. Unlike any of his associates he is a laboring man. He drove a stone wagon, and worked hard for his daily bread. He was kind to his family, and bore a...
  8. Ambulance loaded with fire victims
    Image | 1904

    From text: "While the streets began to crowd for blocks around with weeping and heartbroken persons in mortal terror because of knowledge that loved ones had attended the performance, patrol wagons, ambulances and open wagons hurried the injured to hospitals. Before long they were called upon to perform the more grewsome [sic] task of removing the dead. In wagon loads the ...
  9. 2000 ACES Open House
    Image | 2000

    2000-004, frame 26: ACES Openhouse 2000: Cori Webber, age 4 1/2 milks a cow. This is the 3rd year she and her mom, Judy (food service systems alum) have attended, but mom thinks this will be the first one she remembers (because she milked the cow). March 5, 2000. Photo by David Riecks. 8 x 12 at 72ppi, 00004fda.tif. City: UIUC, ST: Illinois, TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source...
  10. Male Figure
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1967

  11. 02021daa.tif
    Image

    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...
  12. Skirvin with Grape variety resistant to herbicide 2, 4-D
    Image | 2008

    Professor Robert Skirvin in the greenhouse holding a cluster of the Improved Chancellor grape variety which is resistant to the popular broadleaf weed herbicide 2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic). Skirvin and student Robert Mulwa used standard genetic engineering techniques to transfer the gene of a soil bacterium which breaks down 2, 4-D into grape cells. "This grape could h...
  13. Skirvin with Grape variety resistant to herbicide 2, 4-D
    Image | 2008

    Professor Robert Skirvin in the greenhouse holding a cluster of the Improved Chancellor grape variety which is resistant to the popular broadleaf weed herbicide 2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic). Skirvin and student Robert Mulwa used standard genetic engineering techniques to transfer the gene of a soil bacterium which breaks down 2, 4-D into grape cells. "This grape could h...
  14. Skirvin with Grape variety resistant to herbicide 2, 4-D
    Image | 2008

    Professor Robert Skirvin in the greenhouse holding a cluster of the Improved Chancellor grape variety which is resistant to the popular broadleaf weed herbicide 2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic). Skirvin and student Robert Mulwa used standard genetic engineering techniques to transfer the gene of a soil bacterium which breaks down 2, 4-D into grape cells. "This grape could h...
  15. Skirvin with Grape variety resistant to herbicide 2, 4-D
    Image | 2008

    Professor Robert Skirvin in the greenhouse holding a cluster of the Improved Chancellor grape variety which is resistant to the popular broadleaf weed herbicide 2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic). Skirvin and student Robert Mulwa used standard genetic engineering techniques to transfer the gene of a soil bacterium which breaks down 2, 4-D into grape cells. "This grape could h...
  16. Enemy Leader: Arab
    Image | 1967

  17. Enemy Leader: Homme Arab
    Image | 1967

  18. Inventor
    Image | 1967

  19. Inventor
    Image | 1967

  20. Wife: Trial
    Image | 1967

  21. Wife: Prostitute 1914
    Image | 1967

  22. General
    Image | 1967

  23. Archbishop: Roman
    Image | 1967

  24. Archbishop: Restoration
    Image | 1967

  25. Archbishop
    Image | 1967

  26. General
    Image | 1967

  27. Inventor
    Image | 1967

  28. Rebel
    Image | 1967

  29. Rebel: Sculptor
    Image | 1967