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  1. 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...
  2. University of Illinois Built Environment
    Collection

    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...
  3. 1518-51a.tif
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    HS00104: Chemical spray tank being filled. Used for 50 Ways Farmers Can Protect Their Groundwater slide set = #34B. c. 1996? Photo by David Riecks. 5 x 7 at 100 ppi, 1518-51A.TIF. "Never leave a spray tank unatteneded while it is being filled. If the tank overflows, you may end up with contaminated puddles on the ground or chemicals in the nearest water supply. In addition, ...
  4. Fountain, and Park, Savannah
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Fountain, and Park, Savannah. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  5. Typical CCC youth enrollees
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photograph, b/w
  6. Postcard of American troops, Paris, France
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Postcard of American troops parading in Paris on July 4, 1918. The color guard carrying an American flag has just made a left turn. Spectators are on the right side. This card is an American Red Cross Post Card. It was never sent.
  7. The New Capitol, Columbia, S.C.
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the New Capitol, Columbia, S. C. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  8. Back them up!: a British tank attack in the western desert
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Poster, color, 19.75 x 29.75 in., printed for H. M. Stationery Office by Fosh & Cross Ltd., London.
  9. Millions of troops are on the move...is your trip necessary?
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Poster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  10. 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.
  11. Royal Page Davidson Armored Car
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Royal Page Davidson Armored car weighs 1,100 pounds. Its steam boiler is in the front and is connected to a six horsepower Duryea three-cylinder steam engine. On the vehicle's front frame is mounted a .223 caliber Colt automatic rapid-fire gun. A detachable bulletproof shield with a vertical opening surrounds the gun. There are three thirty-six inch wheels: one in the fr...
  12. Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Jesse K. Dubois
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Jesse K. Dubois, one of Lincoln's neighbors in Springfield, concerning the presidential election. DuBois served with Lincoln as Whig in the Illinois General Assembly, and in 1865, Lincoln recommended DuBois for Illinois State Auditor, a position he held for eight years. This letter was given to the University of Illinois as a gift of Leonora H...
  13. Granger Protest Meeting
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    This sketch shows a protest meeting of Grangers shown in the History of the Grange Movement.
  14. Brown's Corn Planter
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    This example of a corn planter shows how two people were required to work the machinery.
  15. V23272--Evolution of the Sickle and Flail--33--Horse harvester at Walla Walla, Washington
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Black and white stereograph slide of a horse harvester in Walla Walla, Washington.
  16. You can help build me a gun
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Poster, color, 20 x 30 in., printed for H. M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd., London.
  17. The five Sullivan brothers 'missing in action' off the Solomons; They did their part
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Poster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  18. If you tell where he is going, he may never get there!
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Poster, color, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  19. Painting: Illinois Landscape #90
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A painting of a panoramic view of gently rolling, rich farmland in early springtime. Hedgerows of trees along some field edges, clumps of trees at other places, farmhouse in background towards right end of painting. Dimensions are 12" x 96".
  20. 1914 Model T Ford
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A black, four-passenger, three-door car, with a black leather top, a two-piece folding windshield, and four black leather seats. On the exterior are two running boards, two headlights, one rear lantern-shaped taillight, four tires, and a hand crank for the engine.
  21. Duesenberg Roadster J-200
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A 1929 Duesenberg Roadster J-200 convertible two door, two-passenger automobile. The auto body is black with stainless steel trim and bumpers. The convertible top and four spoked tires are tan. There are two spare tires, one on each side on the running board. The interior is black with a stainless steel dashboard.
  22. Could this be you?; Don't travel - unless your trip helps win the war
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Poster, color, 25.9 x 18.4 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  23. George Washington
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Portrait by Gilbert Stuart of George Washington at Dorchester Heights, 1806
  24. Book, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    "The Life and Adventures of Black Hawk: with sketches of Keokuk, the Sac and Fox Indians and the late Black Hawk War." By Benjamin Drake. Cincinnati, OH
  25. War Traffic Must Come First, Don't Waste Transportation
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Poster, color, 14 x 18 in., published by the Association of American Railroads in cooperation with the Office of Defense Transportation
  26. Susan B. Anthony Dollar, 1979
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

    A right-facing profile of the suffragette is surrounded by a circle of thirteen stars the word LIBERTY, to the right, IN GOD WE TRUST, and below the date.
  27. Henney Kilowatt Advertisement
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Henney Kilowatt electric automobile, was produced by C. Russell Feldman and Henney Motor Car Company in 1953.
  28. Here's a war job for you
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Poster, color, 13.9 x 17.9 in., published by the Railroad Manpower Mobilization Committee
  29. Patent Model of device to refloat boats (reproduction)
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of model boat with system of accordian bellows on sides and seven long poles to work system extending along sides of boat from base to well above deck. Model is stained in red oak stain. Bellows are grey. Boat is a long oval set on a stand.
  30. Fort de Chartres, Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The third Fort de Chartres, a limestone structure with four bastions, was built by the French in the Illinois Country in 1753, replacing two earlier wooden structures.