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  1. Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
    Collection

    The University Library’s collection of Sanborn fire insurance maps includes maps for Illinois towns; rural settings are not included. Sanborn maps were produced to assist insurance underwriters in determining fire insurance rates for individual buildings by examining the buildings' construction methods, heat and lighting sources and manufacturing uses, and the same attribute...
  2. The Broad Ax
    Collection

    The Broad Ax began as a weekly publication founded, published and edited by former Virginia slave Julius F. Taylor. The newspaper began in Salt Lake City in 1895 but disputes with the Latter-Day Saints led Taylor to move his publication to Chicago in 1899, where he continued his focus on being "Democratic in politics, advocating the immortal principles of Jefferson and Jacks...
  3. The Faces of Abraham Lincoln: The Meserve Lincoln Photographs, 1845-1865
    Collection

    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...
  4. Digital Emblematica
    Collection

    The Digital Emblematica collection highlights a fraction of the internationally renowned emblem book collection owned by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Published in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and England, each digitized book can contain up to 1,500 emblems to peruse. These 17th and 18th Century creations typically link together three constitutive elements...
  5. Rizomgen™ Planter
    Image | 2010

    Rizomgen™ Planter by Tomax Ltd.
  6. Rizomgen™ Planter
    Image | 2010

    Rizomgen™ Planter by Tomax Ltd.
  7. Rizomgen™ Planter
    Image | 2010

    Rizomgen™ Harvester by Tomax Ltd.
  8. Horticulture farm site
    Image

    Site of the new horticulture / pomology farms on Windsor road.
  9. Brown Hotel Wallpaper
    Image | 2009

    Close up of a brown or tan wallpaper with a flocked pattern in a hotel. 2592 x 1944 pixels.
  10. Big_Light_Textures_02_by_Ransie3
    Image | 2008

    Abstract light swirls on a solid black background. 800 x 600 pixels.
  11. Lyons Fisheries: Sustainable Ag Tour 2005
    Image | 2005

    Cracked and dried mud on emptied pond bottom at the Lyons fish and prawn farm with animal tracks in the upper right of the frame.
  12. Lyons Fisheries: Sustainable Ag Tour 2005
    Image | 2005

    Cracked and dried mud on emptied pond bottom at the Lyons fish and prawn farm.
  13. Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch"
    Image | 2005

    Entrance to the Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch" -- a good example of Central Illinois agritourism. The 63 acre farm features over 400 varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds, 7000 harvest mums and features mazes, farm animals, a sweet shop and concessions, a 1912 one-room schoolhouse and a gift shop in a barn showcasing harvest gifts and decorations. This is their 17...
  14. Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch"
    Image | 2005

    Pumkins in the field at the Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch" -- a good example of Central Illinois agritourism. The 63 acre farm features over 400 varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds, 7000 harvest mums and features mazes, farm animals, a sweet shop and concessions, a 1912 one-room schoolhouse and a gift shop in a barn showcasing harvest gifts and decorations. This...
  15. Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch"
    Image | 2005

    Broom corn growing on Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch" -- a good example of Central Illinois agritourism. The 63 acre farm features over 400 varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds, 7000 harvest mums and features mazes, farm animals, a sweet shop and concessions, a 1912 one-room schoolhouse and a gift shop in a barn showcasing harvest gifts and decorations. This is th...
  16. Strip Tillage
    Image | 2006

    One of Loren Lay's corn fields that has been fall strip-tilled.
  17. Organic Farm Tour
    Image | 2007

    Hay bales in a field of red clover, during the Sustainable Ag Tour of the Brockman Centennial Farm.
  18. ag01205
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    Large white ag bag tubes of silage (silo bag) sitting on the lawn in front of some Harvestore silos on the University of Illinois dairy farm. October of 1983
  19. Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch"
    Image | 2005

    Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch" -- a good example of Central Illinois agritourism. The 63 acre farm features over 400 varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds, 7000 harvest mums and features mazes, farm animals, a sweet shop and concessions, a 1912 one-room schoolhouse and a gift shop in a barn showcasing harvest gifts and decorations. This is their 17th season, and t...
  20. Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch"
    Image | 2005

    Pumkins in the field at the Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch" -- a good example of Central Illinois agritourism. The 63 acre farm features over 400 varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds, 7000 harvest mums and features mazes, farm animals, a sweet shop and concessions, a 1912 one-room schoolhouse and a gift shop in a barn showcasing harvest gifts and decorations. This...
  21. Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch"
    Image | 2005

    Broom corn growing on Condill family's "Great Pumpkin Patch" -- a good example of Central Illinois agritourism. The 63 acre farm features over 400 varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds, 7000 harvest mums and features mazes, farm animals, a sweet shop and concessions, a 1912 one-room schoolhouse and a gift shop in a barn showcasing harvest gifts and decorations. This is th...
  22. Organic Farm Tour
    Image | 2007

    Guinea fowl on the Brockman Centennial Farm.
  23. Organic Farm Tour
    Image | 2007

    Goats on the Brockman Centennial Farm.
  24. 03067cba
    Image | 2004

    ACES-LIAC (Library, Information and Alumni Center). summer 2003. photo by Brian Stauffer. Taken from third floor of Animal Sciences Lab. 7.5 x 11 at 500ppi. This version same size at 72ppi. 2003-067, frame #13a 03067cba.tif.
  25. 03069ada
    Image | 2004

    Animal Sciences Laboratory (ASL). summer 2003. south view of building. photo taken from 3rd floor of ACES-LIAC. photo by Brian Stauffer. 7.5 x 11 at 500ppi. This version same size at 72ppi. 2003-069, frame #3a 03069ada.tif.
  26. Doris Kelley Christopher Hall
    Image | 2006

    Exteriors of Doris Kelley Christopher Hall.
  27. Doris Kelley Christopher Hall
    Image | 2006

    Exteriors of Doris Kelley Christopher Hall.
  28. Doris Kelley Christopher Hall
    Image | 2006

    Exteriors of Doris Kelley Christopher Hall.
  29. Doris Kelley Christopher Hall
    Image | 2006

    Exteriors of Doris Kelley Christopher Hall.
  30. Preston Jackson Sculpture
    Image | 2012

    Detail of the right side of the "Animal Dignity" sculpture by Preston Jackson on the south exterior of the Animal Sciences Building.