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  1. James Edward Myers World War I Sheet Music Collection
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    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. Marion Semi-Weekly Leader
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    The Marion Semi-Weekly Leader was a rural newspaper serving the community of Marion, Illinois and Williamson County. As a Republican newspaper, the Marion Semi-Weekly Leader published on Tuesday and Friday while its Democratic counterpart, the Marion Egyptian Press, published on Monday and Thursday. Marion Semi-Weekly Leader features local, regional and national news with an...
  3. The Industry Press
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    The Industry Press was a weekly newspaper published every Thursday in McDonough County, Industry, Illinois. It featured national and international news, short stories, and local happenings. The editors of the Industry Press prided themselves on providing a public service to their subscribers. Noted in a March 1916 issue, "This paper belongs to the people and is not conducted...
  4. The Lacon Home Journal
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    The Lacon Home Journal was a weekly Republican newspaper published every Thursday in Marshall County, Lacon, Illinois. The newspaper reflects the industry of the area at the time, the production of marble works, grain elevators and woolen mills with Lacon serving as the shipping point of agricultural produce for surrounding areas. The Lacon Home Journal also featured state a...
  5. University of Illinois Built Environment
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    In the beginning, the inspiration and actualization of the land-grant Industrial University, what was to become the University of Illinois, required thoughtful planning and a commitment to its built environment. The design and planning decisions made early on would influence all current and future development on the campus of the University of Illinois and its influence on t...
  6. 4374-63a.tif
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    PL00206: 57 Ways To Protect Your Home Environment slide show, 2001. slide 12j: Queen Anne's lace, an example of a plant that is supportive of insect communities. 4374-63f.tif, 10 x 6.5 at 300ppi. City: Champaign, ST: Illinois, TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Photo-CD, In/Out: Outside, Season: Summer, Time of Day: Day, Format: Horizontal, Shot: Normal, ID...
  7. Cuyahoga County Public Library, Fairview Park Regional Branch
    Image | 2010

    CUYAHOGA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, FAIRVIEW PARK REGIONAL BRANCH, 44449 W. 213th St. Fairview Park - 26 - Ohio, Open Monday thru Friday 10 AM to 9 PM. Saturdays 10 AM to 6 PM. Fairview Park is one of 54 Communities served by the Cuyahoga County Library System. Phone Edison 1-3570.
  8. Dale County War Memorial Library
    Image | 2008

    Dale County War Memorial Library, Ozark, Alabama. Large beautiful library serves Dale County and is headquarters for Dale, Henry and Pike County with five member libraries and two bookmobiles. Has large book collection, attractively furnished rooms and is center of varied communities activities. Built in 1956, dedicated to Dr. Lawrence Reynolds with annex added in 1959.
  9. Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue for 1865, of Plows and Other Agricultural Implements and Machinery
    Multi-Page Item | 25 pages

    Trade catalog from Furst and Bradley. Dimensions: 8.75" x 5.75".
  10. Farm 46 in 1997
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    This photo of a cornfield on Farm 46 near Heyworth in 1997 shows the difference in crop production today from that in the 1930s.
  11. Metal Wheeled Tractor
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    Three farmers in overalls look over the engine of a metal wheeled tractor in the 1930s as a well-dressed man sits on the machine with a jug.
  12. Frozen Charlotte Doll
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    A German "Frozen Charlotte" doll with painted black hair. The face has pink cheeks, red lips, and black eyes. The doll is enclosed in a pink cloth pouch adorned with attached green flowers. The doll also has imprinted shoes or booties.
  13. A Kickapoo Vocabulary; compiled by Milo Custer
    Multi-Page Item | 5 pages

    compiled by Milo Custer on the Kickapoo Reservation, Brown County, Kansas, 1906, from information furnished by Bertha Weeweenas, Minnie Wawawsek (?), John Masquequa, and others. Copied at Bloomington, Illinois, July 21, 1916.". It was compiled by Custer after he visited the Kickapoo reservation in Kansas in 1906.
  14. Local Indian Traditions
    Multi-Page Item | 7 pages

    Milo Custer's 1914 account of local indian traditions (7 pages).
  15. Nigerian Ibeji Twin Figure
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

    A carved wooden male standing figure with short round base. The head is pointed with coiffure, scarification and facial features carved in low relief. The body is crudely articulated, probably because it was originally covered with shells or beads. One string of beads encircles the neck, one encircles the waist, and one hangs from each arm. There is evidence of encrustation,...
  16. Construction & Engineering Research Lab, Champaign, Illinois
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    2902 Newmark Drive, Champaign (Interstate Research Park).
  17. 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.
  18. S.S. Kresge Building, Champaign, Illinois
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    West side of Neil Street, just south of Church Street, Champaign.
  19. Native American Moccasins (pair)
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    Moccasins are footwear made of leather. This pair has soft deerskin uppers and hardened rawhide soles
  20. Native American Wedding Belt
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    The main section of the belt is 4" wide and 20-1/2" long. It is made of black wool and lined on the back with brown linen
  21. View Southwest from the First Pylon, Temple of Luxor
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    Black and white stereograph slide, T 237 from Tour of the World, vol 5 and 6.
  22. Cleopatra's Temple at Erment
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    Black and white photograph of the smaller of two temples on the site. 1857.
  23. Colonnade of the Great Hypostyle Hall in the Temple of Karnak, Thebes
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    Black and white stereograph slide, #T 236 from Tour of the World, vol. 5 and 6.
  24. Entrance to the Great Temple, Luxor
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    Black and white photograph of the entrance to the temple, 1857.
  25. Elliston Pintail Drake Decoy
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    This pintail drake decoy is painted in shades of brown, beige and black. The areas of attachment are visible, the head and two sections of body. The wood is cracked in a few places. There is a lead keel weight on the bottom with "THE ELLISTON DECOY" stamped into it. Dimensions are 17-3/8" l x 6-1/2" h x 5-3/4" with
  26. Graves Mallard Hen Decoy
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    A carved and painted mallard hen decoy
  27. Print: Landscape in Evening Light
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    A print of a bird's-eye view of rolling farmland with a group of cows grazing near the foreground. Dimensions are 27" x 36".
  28. Perdew Mallard Drake Decoy
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    A mallard drake decoy made of polychromed carved wood with a lead keel weight on the bottom reading "HENRY ... PERDEW ... ILL". The head is green with a yellow beak, reddish brown chest, a white ring around its neck and a blue patch on the wings. Dimensions are 15-3/4" l x 6-1/2" h x 5-1/2" with See LVM1989.008.002 for the hen.
  29. Perdew Ringneck Drake Decoy
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    A painted ringneck drake decoy carved by Charles Perdew. There are holes in the bottom where a keel weight would attach. The drake is brown on its back with a black chest and head area. The underside is greyish-brown. The head is turned slightly to the side. Dimensions are 12-1/4" l x 6-3/4" h x 5-1/2" with The mate is LVM1993.011.002.
  30. Painting: Untitled (Illinois River)
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    A painting of an autumnal view of the Illinois River as seen from a grassy bluff in the Prospect Avenue area of Peoria, with the river in the background, three tall trees extending beyond the picture frame in the near right foreground. Dimensions are 25-1/4" x 33-1/2".