University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign










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  1. Africana Fiche

    Part of the National Archives microfilm publications, the collection consists of instructions to and despatches from diplomatic and consular officials in African countries.
  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. Chuck Olin Digital Film Archive

    The Chuck Olin Digital Film Archive consists of production elements from two PBS-broadcast documentaries: "In Our Own Hands: The Hidden Story of the Jewish Brigade in World War II," and "Is Jerusalem Burning? Myth, Memory and the Battle of Latrun." Both films, relying primarily on first-person accounts, tell the story of critical episodes in the formation of the nation-state...
  4. Faculty Portraits File (Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Images)

    Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Images from the Faculty Portraits File, contain faculty photographs relating to different University departments and different time periods. Faculty portraits were taken by the Photographic Service, which provides the staff and students of the University with photographers for public relations, instruction, and research, as well as providi...
  5. rd00601a.tif

    rd00601: NRES professor Robert Skirvin, consults with, Elisabeth Chevreau, a post-graduate student on her cultivars growing under a metal-halide lamps in a greenhouse within the Plant Sciences Lab complex. ca. 1995. 400 speed slide film. Photo by David Riecks, Model release NOT on file. 10.9 x 7.2 at 500ppi. this version at 72ppi. City: UIUC, ST: Illinois, TYPE: RGB, Optimiz...
  6. ag00402a.tif

    ag00402: Young green corn plants growing in a field. Photo by Paul Hixson. ca 1970's? 5 x 7, 100 ppi, Imacon scan at 5760dpi at film size. 12 x 8 at 600ppi. This version at 72ppi. . ag00402a not same 2001-07A.TIF. ST: Illinois, TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Slide scanner (Polaroid), In/Out: Outside, Season: Spring, Time of Day: Day, Format: Horizontal,...
  7. r-hauser_film.jpg

    Robert Hauser,
  8. 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.
  9. Angel of Mercy, Spanish Civil War
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Black and white photograph, 6 x 10 inches
  10. Be With Him at Every Mail Call
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Poster, color, 28 x 21 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  11. Amet Magniscope
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Thirty-five millimeter film projector made of tin, galvanized metal and brass. It has two film reels and sits on a wood base.
  12. Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle is 8 feet, 7 inches in length
  13. Boeing 40B-2 Air Mail Plane
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A single-engine biplane. The fuselage is painted green and gray and its wings are red and gray. Wing construction consists of solid spruce wooden poles routed out for lightness, spruce ribs and a plywood leading edge. The fuselage is a welded steel-tube frame covered with fabric. Fuel is carried in two forty and sixty-gallon tanks. The mail compartment is right behind the en...
  14. Announcement, from the Logan and Lincoln law office
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Written document from the Logan and Lincoln law office, giving details of legal case. Filman Hornbuckle v. John Parkepile in Menard County, regarding a stolen black horse. Written in black ink (slightly faded), signed by Lincoln as "Logan & Lincoln, P.G." L 9 1/4" x W 7 3/8".
  15. Shlomo Shamir Interview (Part I)

    Shamir discusses preparations and preliminary training at Tel Hashomer, Na'an and Hulda. He also discusses the reason for the late start of the first operation.
  16. Shlomo Shamir Interview (Part II)

    Shamir discusses the decision to retreat, the importance of the battle, the role of the immigrants and who is to blame, and heroes of the battle.
  17. Haim Einav Interview

    Einav discusses his experience during the battle.
  18. Hanoch Bartov Interview
    Video | 1996

    Bartov discusses his experiences with the Germans during the war. He also tells of looking for Jews after the war ended and their surprise at having Jewish soldiers rescuing them.
  19. Johanan Peltz Interview
    Video | 1997

    Peltz discusses the feeling of vengeance and revenge against the Germans. Also discussed is the role of the Jewish Brigade in bringing Jews to Israel and the creation of the Jewish state.
  20. Oly Givon Interview

    Givon discusses how he was chosen to go to the Palmach and going undercover searching for the Nazis.
  21. Yitzchak Moore Interview (Part I)

    Moore discusses his background as an engineer during World War II, how the brigade was organized and the first battle at Latrun, Bin Nun I.
  22. Yitzchak Moore Interview (Part II)

    Moore discusses the experience of laying the road to Jerusalem.
  23. Charles B. Phillips Library, Aurora, IL

    CHARLES B. PHILLIPS LIBRARY AURORA COLLEGE--AUORA, ILLINOIS Completed in 1962, this building has special facilities for music listening, group study, film viewing, social activities and informal worship. It is equipped for 100,000 volumes.
  24. Monteith Library, Alma College
    Image | 1964

    Alma College
  25. Pittsburgh Carnegie Library, Pennsylvania
    Image | 2010

    Carnegie Institute and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - combining under one roof - Carnegie Museum, with over 5 million natural history and anthropological specimens
  26. Carol M. Newman Library
    Image | 2013

    CAROL M. NEWMAN LIBRARY of V.P.I. Opened September 17, 1955 at a cost of $1,769,565.40, it contains 111,585 sq. ft. of floor space and 23 1/2 miles of free standing shelving. There are 97 study carrels, 6 seminar rooms, listening room for all types of recordings, film viewing and photo duplication laboratory.
  27. Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD
    Image | 2008

    Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore's internationally famous public library, given by Enoch Pratt in 1882. Its Central Library and twenty-four branches, housing almost two million volumes and sixteen hundred films, lend nearly four million books and forty thousand films annually, serving as resource center for the entire state of Maryland.
  28. Phoenix Public Library
    Image | 2008

    Phoenix Public Library, Phoenix, Arizona. Located on the Civic Center grounds, it is one of the most modern and complete in the Southwest. A few of its special features are air-conditioned throughout, ramps for wheelchair patrons, an auditorium seating 350, study carrells, rooms for recorded music, Braille books, recordings, projected books on film for invalids, and a most i...
  29. Phoenix Public Library
    Image | 2008

    Phoenix Public Library
  30. Wallace Library, Fitchburg, Massachusetts
    Image | 2010

    THE WALLACE LIBRARY, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Named in honor of George R. and Alice G. Wallace, The Wallace Library serves as Fitchburg's pass1 library and as a regional library for Central Massachusetts. With a collection of 150,000 books, magazines, recording and films, it plays an important part in the educational and cultural life of the region.