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  1. Bowen Chronicle
    Collection

    The Bowen Chronicle was a weekly newspaper serving the western-most regions of central Illinois. Published in Bowen, Illinois, a town known for agriculture, poultry, and live stock raising, the Bowen Chronicle was distributed throughout Hancock county. Subscribers could expect to find information on news, market reports, local gossip, short stories, and advice columns. Cover...
  2. Campus Folksong Club Oral History
    Collection

    During its height in the 1960s, the Campus Folksong Club (CFC) had over 500 members – making it an astonishingly large student organization and an important force in bringing culture from Illinois and beyond to the UIUC campus. The CFC was also unique in its commitment to a variety of traditional music ranging from gospel and blues to old-time Appalachian and Ozark music, as...
  3. Champaign-Urbana Historic Built Environment
    Collection

    The Illinois Built Environment collection provides to the public a first-hand view of select original documents used to shape the Campus. Among others, items include hand sketches of campus plans, original trace and linen drawings of many of the Central Quadrangle buildings, four separate proposed sketches for the original Library, now known as Altgeld Hall, and watercolor r...
  4. Great Lakes Bulletin
    Collection

    The Great Lakes Bulletin is a daily newspaper written by and for naval officers. This collection provides a record of official communication between naval officers at the United State Naval Training Station at Great Lakes, Illinois. Each issue featured official orders from the navy Commandant, events on base and news of ongoing military campaigns. The newspaper also featured...
  5. 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...
  6. The Faces of Abraham Lincoln: The Meserve Lincoln Photographs, 1845-1865
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    Lincoln biographer Carl Sandburg, in his introduction to The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1944) quotes Civil War era journalist David Ross Locke’s impressions on meeting Lincoln: “I never saw a more thoughtful face. I never saw a more dignified face. I never saw so sad a face.” This collection of images—reproductions of prints made...
  7. 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...
  8. Col. Isaac Clements and group at Governor's Residence
    Image | 1900

    standing man left is unknown
  9. Soldiers Home
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    two unknown women, one in uniform, one seated wearing elaborate feathered cape
  10. Unknown location - NHDVS buildings
    Image | 1898

    unidentified building at unknown Branch of Soldiers Home (not Danville Branch)
  11. Unknown location - NHDVS buildings
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    unidentified building at unknown Branch of Soldiers Home (not Danville Branch)
  12. National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers Buildings (unknown location)
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    unidentified building at unknown Branch of Soldiers Home (not Danville Branch)
  13. National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers Buildings (unknown location)
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    unidentified building and grounds at unknown Branch of Soldiers Home (not Danville Branch)
  14. National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers Buildings (unknown location)
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    unidentified building at unknown Branch of Soldiers Home (not Danville Branch)
  15. National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers Buildings (unknown location)
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    unidentified chapel building at unknown Branch of Soldiers Home (not Danville Branch)