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  1. Merchants Insurance Company building
    Image | 1869

    From text: "One of the most stately and beautiful edifices in the United States, is the new building of the Merchants Insurance company of Chicago, on the northwest corner of LaSalle and Washington streets. It is five stories in height, and has a frontage of ninety-six and one-third feet on LaSalle street, and a frontage of one hundred and eleven and a half feet on Washingt...
  2. ag00717a.tif
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    AG00717: At the Orr Center in western Illinois a sign on some Pioneer Soybean hybrid seed #9332 shows it contains the Roundup Ready gene for over the top application. This field of soybeans are considered GMO, or Genetically Modified Organisms as the seed was created through genetic manipulation. 1998. Photo by David Riecks. 8 x 12 at 300ppi This version 8 x 12 at 72ppi, AG0...
  3. ag00718a.tif
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    AG00718: At the Orr Center in western Illinois a sign on some Pioneer Soybean hybrid seed #9332 shows it contains the Roundup Ready gene for over the top application. This field of soybeans are considered GMO, or Genetically Modified Organisms as the seed was created through genetic manipulation. 1998. Photo by David Riecks. 8 x 12 at 300ppi This version 8 x 12 at 72ppi, AG0...
  4. ag00719a.tif
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    AG00719: Close-up of a Pioneer soybean hybrid #9332 which contains the Roundup Ready gene. This field of soybeans at the Orr Center in western Illinois is considered a GMO, or a Genetically Modified Organism as the parent seed was created through genetic manipulation. 1998. Photo by David Riecks. 8 x 12 at 300ppi. This version 8 x 12 at 72ppi, AG00719A.TIF. TYPE: RGB, Optimi...
  5. ag00720a.tif
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    AG00720: At the Orr Center in western Illinois a sign on some Asgrow Soybean hybrid AG3001 shows it contains the Roundup Ready gene. This field of soybeans would be considered GMO, or Genetically Modified Organisms as the seed was created through genetic manipulation. 1998. Photo by David Riecks. 8 x 12 at 300ppi. This version 8 x 12 at 72ppi, AG00720A.TIF. TYPE: RGB, Optimi...
  6. ev00308a.tif
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    EV00308: Aerial view of Anderson's Grain Elevator during fall harvest 1999 with extra stocks of corn sitting on ground outside facility, Champaign County. Rail and barge shipments were behind schedule possibly due to processors attempting to separate Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO's) from regular grain. Photo by David Riecks. original scan at 8 x 12 at 300ppi. This vers...
  7. ev00309a.tif
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    EV00309: Aerial view of Anderson's Grain Elevator during fall harvest 1999 with extra stocks of corn sitting on ground outside facility, Champaign County. Rail and barge shipments were behind schedule possibly due to processors attempting to separate Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO's) from regular grain. Photo by David Riecks. Original file at 8 x 12 at 300ppi. This file...
  8. eq00716a.tif
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    eq00716: Manure Spreader modified by Matt Robert at the University of Illinois. Photo by David Riecks. Original scan at 7.1 x 10.9 at 500ppi. This version same size at 72ppi. eq00716a.tif. City: UIUC, ST: Illinois, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Slide scanner (Polaroid), In/Out: Outside, Season: Summer, Time of Day: Day, Format: Horizontal, Shot: Normal, ID Number: “EQ”. Equipmen...
  9. eq00717a.tif
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    eq00717: Manure Spreader modified by Matt Robert at the University of Illinois. Photo by David Riecks, Model release NOT on file. Original scan at 7.1 x 10.9 at 500ppi. This version same size at 72ppi. eq00717a.tif. City: UIUC, ST: Illinois, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Slide scanner (Polaroid), In/Out: Outside, Season: Summer, Time of Day: Day, Format: Horizontal, Shot: Normal...
  10. eq00718a.tif
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    eq00718: Manure Spreader modified by Matt Robert at the University of Illinois. Photo by David Riecks, Model release NOT on file. Original scan at 7.1 x 10.9 at 500ppi. This version same size at 72ppi. eq00718a.tif. City: UIUC, ST: Illinois, Source: Slide, Scan Type: Slide scanner (Polaroid), In/Out: Outside, Season: Summer, Time of Day: Day, Format: Horizontal, Shot: Normal...
  11. Skirvin with Grape variety resistant to herbicide 2, 4-D
    Image | 2008

    Professor Robert Skirvin in the greenhouse holding a cluster of the Improved Chancellor grape variety which is resistant to the popular broadleaf weed herbicide 2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic). Skirvin and student Robert Mulwa used standard genetic engineering techniques to transfer the gene of a soil bacterium which breaks down 2, 4-D into grape cells. "This grape could h...
  12. Skirvin with Grape variety resistant to herbicide 2, 4-D
    Image | 2008

    Professor Robert Skirvin in the greenhouse holding a cluster of the Improved Chancellor grape variety which is resistant to the popular broadleaf weed herbicide 2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic). Skirvin and student Robert Mulwa used standard genetic engineering techniques to transfer the gene of a soil bacterium which breaks down 2, 4-D into grape cells. "This grape could h...
  13. Skirvin with Grape variety resistant to herbicide 2, 4-D
    Image | 2008

    Professor Robert Skirvin in the greenhouse holding a cluster of the Improved Chancellor grape variety which is resistant to the popular broadleaf weed herbicide 2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic). Skirvin and student Robert Mulwa used standard genetic engineering techniques to transfer the gene of a soil bacterium which breaks down 2, 4-D into grape cells. "This grape could h...
  14. Skirvin with Grape variety resistant to herbicide 2, 4-D
    Image | 2008

    Professor Robert Skirvin in the greenhouse holding a cluster of the Improved Chancellor grape variety which is resistant to the popular broadleaf weed herbicide 2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic). Skirvin and student Robert Mulwa used standard genetic engineering techniques to transfer the gene of a soil bacterium which breaks down 2, 4-D into grape cells. "This grape could h...
  15. 99018cca.tif
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    99-018, frame #13a: Professor Steve (Stephen) Farrand and Hyeon-Je Cho (Post doc from South Korea, did masters and PhD in Japan) at the fluorescence dissecting microscope looking at soybean “fuzzy roots” that have been genetically modified with various genes looking for some that are resistant to SCN, Soybean Cyst Nematode. These target genes are inserted with a marker gene,...
  16. 99018gca.tif
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    99-018, frame #33a: Hyeon-Je Cho (Post doc from South Korea) looks at a petri dish of "fuzzy roots" under the fluorescence dissecting microscope. These soybean roots have been genetically modified with various genes looking for some that are resistant to SCN, Soybean Cyst Nematode. These target genes are inserted with a marker gene, GFP (Green Flourescent Protein), that is u...
  17. State Library of Iowa
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    Black ink on beige paper with a modified version of Iowa's state seal.
  18. Nebraska. State library.
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    steamboat on river behind, train on other side of river.
  19. Free Library Commission of Pennsylvania
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    Black ink on beige paper with a very modified verison of Pennsylvania's state seal.
  20. Brown University. Library
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    Contains modified image of Brown's University seal: Within a roundel with border text: 'Sigillum Universitatis Brunensis', an escutcheon: Argent (silver), a cross gules (red) between four open_file books of the first (argent), bound of the second (gules). Crest: a demi-sun issuant radiant or (gold) through clouds argent. Motto: In deo speramus (We trust in God)
  21. Library of Congress (8)
    Image | 2010

    Library of Congress and Annex, Washington D. C.
  22. A-M-E-R-I-C-A Means I Love You, My Yankee Land
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1917

  23. Chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
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    Caned seat Late Empire side chair. Seat is a modified shield shape. Back has two curved rails. Back legs are slightly curved, front legs cyma curve. Wide, flat, bowed stretcher at front, two rounded stretchers at each side. One round stretcher at back. Identical to LIHO 26 & 27. H 32" x W 16" x D 16".
  24. Child's chair, owned by Abraham Lincoln, used by his fourth son, Thomas (Tad)
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    Low small Empire-style caned seat side chair. Modified shield-shaped seat, two back splats w/outlined carved, bowed back legs. Slightly cyma curved front legs, front stretcher curved and flat, two round stretchers at each side, round stretcher at back. H 26" x W 15" x D 13 1/2".
  25. Sleigh bed, owned by Abraham Lincoln
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    Mahogany sleigh bed. Top rail of headboards rolled, incised carving at sides, panel effect for posts. Side rails paneled, with rolled plain carved top at ends. Incised carved modified bulb feet, on casters. Bed very plain, overall. L 78" x H 44 1/2" x W 60".
  26. Chest of drawers, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln
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    Classic Empire-style chest of drawers. Square feet, four drawers, with wooden knobs. Top drawer overhangs lower drawers. Two modified bun-shaped turning just below overhang on either side, on casters. L 43" x H 40 1/2" x W 19".
  27. Rocking chair, belonging to the Lincoln Family
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    Small black horsehair-upholstered rocking chair. Very low arms from front seat rail at seat height, running back rising to little knobs at elbow height. Bottom rim on front seat rail. Front legs modified cabriolet, back bowed rockers curve down at back and are cut off at front. H 32 3/4" x W 20" x D 17".
  28. Easy chair, typical during mid-19th century
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    Large ballon-back upholstered easy chair or armchair. Front legs on casters, leg and arm finger-carved, knee and back also finger-carved. Top of arm upholstered, back seat and arms upholstered in black horsehair w/ upholstery tacks. Modified shield-shaped seat. H 40" x W 23" x D 21".
  29. Chair, from the residence of Ninian W. and Elizabeth Todd Edwards, brother-in-law and sister of Mary Todd Lincoln
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    Victorian open balloon-back side chair. Top rail has carved flowers: two roses in middle, two nine-petal flowers with leaves at sides. Middle rail is curved and has four petal flowers with leaf motif. Modified shield-shaped seat, front legs Cyma curved and have leaf motif carving on front side, slightly rounded at back and sides into point feet. Back legs slightly curved, tw...
  30. Whatnot, owned by Abraham Lincoln
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    Triangular corner whatnot with five graduated shelves. Spindle-turned legs & supports. Top two shelves have open carved sides, bottom three have plain sides. Very small modified bun feet on pegs. H 56".