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  1. Football Programs (Digital Surrogates)
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    Digital surrogates from the Football Programs, include digitized copies from the 1913 and 1914 homecoming football programs. The 1913 program is the Fourth Annual Homecoming of the Alumni of the University of Illinois, and details Homecoming activities during the weekend of November 14-16, 1913. The original program can be located at RS 28/5/811, Box 1, 1911-1915 The 1...
  2. Gallatin Democrat
    Collection

    The University Library's digital holding of the Gallatin Democrat reflects a civic and morally-minded newspaper serving the community of Old Shawneetown, Illinois, a town located on the Illinois-Kentucky border. Voter information is prominently featured throughout the issue including political endorsements, candidacy announcements, political gatherings, and current electoral...
  3. 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...
  4. Store and Restaurant street railway depot
    Image | 1907

    photo shows proximity of the Depot, store, and restaurant. Located at NW area of grounds.
  5. Mark Carley House
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    Shows the west and south sides of the structure. Located at the northeast corner of West Church Street and North Randolph Street. Demolished in the mid-1910s.
  6. Carle Memorial Hospital
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    Shows the east and south sides of the first addition, located on Orchard Street. Opened in 1950.
  7. Sunnyside, roadhouse of Lake View
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Sunnyside, the "High-Toned" Road-House of Lake View (Located at North Clark Street and Montrose Boulevard) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  8. Tremont House
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "The Tremont House By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". The Tremont House was located at the southeast corner of Lake and Dearborn Streets. (Source: Early Chicago Hotels, by William R. Host and Brooke Ahne Portmann (2006).
  9. Sherman House
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "The Sherman House By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". The Sherman House was located at northwest corner of Randolph and Clark Streets. (Source: Early Chicago Hotels, by William R. Host and Brooke Ahne Portmann (2006).
  10. State Street
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "State Street is the "Broadway of the West." Here are located the great department stores. Upon a bright day its sidewalks swarm with shoppers and pleasure seekers. Among the massive structures towering toward the sky are the Masonic Temple, Palmer House and Columbus Memorial Building." View is looking northeast.
  11. Clark Street
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "Clark Street resembles no other street in the world. Even "The Bowery" lacks many of its fascinating peculiarities. Types of every nation on the earth may be found on this cosmopolitan thoroughfare. Nearly every other building is a "hotel" or a lodging house. Chinatown is located here and the odor of burning opium is even now not unfamiliar in that quarter. Ti...
  12. Post Office
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "The Post Office The new Post Office Building, one of the most magnificent postal structures in the United States, is located in a square formed by Adams, Clark and Dearborn streets and Jackson Boulevard. The delay in its completion caused many spirited controversies. From this great central station radiate forty-seven carrier stations, four stations without carr...
  13. Armour elevator
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "The Armour grain elevator is the largest in the city, and belongs to the millionaire meat packer. The owner is noted for his great wheat operations on the Board of Trade. The vast quantities of the actual product in this immense elevator have often been able to turn the market in his favor. The elevator is located on Goose Island in the Chicago River. The combi...
  14. Montgomery Ward Building
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "Montgomery Ward & Company Building The headquarters of one of the largest mail order concerns in the world, located on Michigan Avenue and Madison Street. The structure enjoys the distinction of being the highest in Chicago. All orders come to Montgomery Ward & Company by mail, and sales are not otherwise made."
  15. Stock Exchange
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "The Chicago Stock Exchange Building is located at the corner of Washington and La Salle streets, diagonally across from City Hall. It is one of the largest office structures in the city. The exchange is on the second floor. Here a large volume of speculative business is done every day in the week, except Sundays and holidays." The building, designed by architect...
  16. Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. Building
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "One of the largest department stores on State Street is that of Carson, Pirie, Scott & Company. For years it was located in the building here shown, diagonally across the city from the Marshall Field store. The concern recently removed to more ample quarters in a new structure at the corner of Madison and State streets." Building was designed by architect Louis ...
  17. Railway Exchange Building
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "This edifice is numbered among the handsomest office buildings in the city. It is located on Michigan Avenue, near the Art Institute, overlooking Lake Michigan. The structure is devoted to office purposes, being designed especially for the accommodation of railroad headquarters." Building designed by firm of Burnham and Root.
  18. Michigan Avenue, showing Auditorium
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "Michigan Avenue, showing the Auditorium[.] Michigan Avenue lies along the lake front and is a favorite driveway. No obstructing buildings lie between it and the lake and the cool breezes make it a most inviting thoroughfare on a warm day. The Auditorium Building, one of the largest in the whole country, covering an area of sixty-two thousand feet, is located be...
  19. Corner of State and Washington
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "Corner of State and Washington Streets, showing the Marshall Field establishment[.] Marshall Field's retail dry goods store, the largest in the world, is located at the corner of State and Washington streets. The great Field store extends along State Street to the next block. On the corner fronting the pedestrian from almost any angle, hangs a huge clock which a...
  20. Spies addressing the strikers
    Image | 1889

    Caption: "Spies addressing the strikers at McCormick's." The McCormick's Works factory was located near Blue Island and Western avenues.
  21. Washington Park Club House
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "Washington Park Club House, and "Derby Day"[.] The most notable of racing tracks in Chicago is Washington Park, especially famous for its "Derby Day," usually run some Saturday in June. This event attracts from seventy-five thousand to one hundred thousand people, and the splendid turn-outs of beauty and fashion and gay equipages rival in interest the great raci...
  22. Humboldt Park boathouse
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "Free Bathing Pool[.] One of the most beneficent of Chicago's charities is the public bathing system, a comparatively recent institution. The baths are spacious and well-equipped and the best evidence of their importance is found in the numbers resorting daily to their use. They are open and free to all. The Carter H. Harrison Bath at 192 Mather Street is noted ...
  23. Calumet Club
    Image | 1888

    Building was located at Michigan Avenue and Twentieth Street.
  24. Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium
    Image | 1919

    Caption: "Bird's eye view of sanitarium." The sanitarium was located in the northwest part of the city, near Bryn Mawr and Crawford Avenues.
  25. Scene after William McPadden's assassination
    Image | 1928

    Caption: "Not passed out, but passed n. William "Gunner" McPadden, an ally of Danny Stanton, was killed in the famous Granada Café on the eve of the New Year, 1929, by George Maloney, killer de luxe for Michael "Bubs" Quinlan, bourbon baron." The Granada Cafe was located at 68th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue.
  26. Entrance to Calvary Cemetery
    Image | 1893

    From text: "The improved taste of late years in the choice of sites for cemeteries and the methods adopted for their embellishment, together with the wide-felt public interest in them, and the laws which guard them from desecration, are certainly very aptly illustrated in Calvary. ... The cemetery is located south of and adjoining the village of South Evanston, ten miles no...
  27. Gateway to Oak Woods Cemetery
    Image | 1893

    Caption: "Gateway to Oakwoods (sic) Cemetery." From text: "This beautiful cemetery stands in the front rank, as one of the handsomest of Chicago's burial grounds. It is located south of 67th St. between Cottage Grove Ave. and the I. C. R. R. track. The distance from the business center is about seven miles. ... In drawing the plan for the grounds, the Association was for...
  28. Central YMCA Building
    Image | 1906

    Located at 19 S. LaSalle Street. Designed by Jenney & Mundie and built in 1893.
  29. Orchestra Hall
    Image | 1906

    Located at 220 S. Michigan Avenue. Designed by D. H. Burnham & Co. and built in 1905.
  30. Studebaker Theater
    Image | 1906

    The Studebaker Theater was located in what is now known as the Fine Arts Building, at 410 S. Michigan Avenue. The architect was S. S. Beman.