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  1. The Day Book
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    The Day Book was conceived by newspaper mogul Edward Willis Scripps as an experiment in advertisement-free newspaper publishing. This Chicago publication was published for a "working-class readership" Mondays through Saturdays from September 28th, 1911 to July 6th, 1917. Scripps envisioned that this digest-sized publication would report on issues of concern for the vast majo...
  2. La Triennale Exposition d'art Français au profit de la Fraternité des Artistes
    Image | 1916

    A soldier watches as a farmer plows a field with his cattle.
  3. Everything about the Farm (Hospital Library)
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    Glass plate slide advertisement reads: Everything About the Farm There Are Books on Profit Increasing Methods at the Hospital Library.
  4. Everything about the Farm (Public Library)
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    Glass plate slide advertisement reads: Everything About the Farm There are Books on Profit Increasing Methods in the Public Library.
  5. Everything about the Farm (Recreation)
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    Glass plate slide advertisement reads: Everything About the Farm There are Books on Profit Increasing Methods in the Recreation Buildings.
  6. Everything about the Farm (Camp Library)
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    Glass plate slide advertisement reads: Everything About the Farm There are Books on Profit Increasing Methods in the CAMP LIBRARY.
  7. Planche LX
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    Écriture du IXe siècle.
  8. Planche XXXV
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    Écriture du XIIe siècle.
  9. Planche LXXXIII 1
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    Écriture du IXe siècle.
  10. Planche LXII
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    Écriture capitale du IVe siècle (?).
  11. Dan Shike
    Image | 2010

    U of I animal scientist Daniel Shike checks out feed in a barn at the Beef Facility. Shike’s research shows that high-quality beef and big per-head profits can be achieved by starting early-weaned cattle on corn and finishing them on a diet high in co-products.
  12. Dan Shike
    Image | 2010

    U of I animal scientist Daniel Shike talks with Tom Nash at the Beef Facility. Shike’s research shows that high-quality beef and big per-head profits can be achieved by starting early-weaned cattle on corn and finishing them on a diet high in co-products.
  13. Dan Shike
    Image | 2010

    U of I animal scientist Daniel Shike talks with Tom Nash at the Beef Facility. Shike’s research shows that high-quality beef and big per-head profits can be achieved by starting early-weaned cattle on corn and finishing them on a diet high in co-products.
  14. Dan Shike
    Image | 2010

    U of I animal scientist Daniel Shike checks out feed in a barn at the Beef Facility. Shike’s research shows that high-quality beef and big per-head profits can be achieved by starting early-weaned cattle on corn and finishing them on a diet high in co-products.
  15. Camp Dix
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1918

  16. Cole Hospital, Champaign, Illinois
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    Cole Hospital, 809 West Church Street, Champaign, opened in 1947.
  17. Pioneer Zephyr
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    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.
  18. Bloomington Pork Packing Company
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    In 1872, William Van Schoick combined his company with three partners to form the Bloomington Pork Packing Company. The company butchered 15,000 hogs annually, but ultimately failed, due to competition from national producers in the 1890s.
  19. Lamp, whale oil
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    Whale oil lamp. This iron standing lamp has an open cylindrical reservoir which cants (swings).
  20. Lamp, whale oil
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    Whale oil lamp. This canting brass chamber lamp has a double wick.
  21. Lamp, whale oil
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    Whale oil lamp with single wick, bulb reservoir for oil fitted into a reused candlestand.
  22. Lamp, whale oil
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    Whale oil lamp. It has a hand blown glass lamp reservoir pegged into a crude piece of wood.
  23. Lamp, whale oil with clock
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    This whale oil lamp is made of pewter. It stands on a tall, slender cylindrical stem. The reservoir is an inverted pear shaped bulb surrounded by a strap of thinly hammered pewter numbered 1 to 12 in Roman numerals. The reservoir leads to a spout shaped wick opening.
  24. Lamp, Oil
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    A globe-shaped manufactured glass lamp stamped with the words "London lamp". A tin reflector sits behind a single wick holder which is fitted into a tin screw top lid for the glass portion of the lamp.
  25. Lamp, Oil
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    A four part "street" lamp. Four lamps which fit together. Each reservoir part is one quarter of a circle. The lamps have single wick spouts which arise from the inside corner of the section. Each quarter section has a handle at the center point of the semicircular outer edge.
  26. Lamp, Oil
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    Small tin lamp with "japanning". Japanning is a black heavy lacquer used to make tin objects look better. This lamp has a cylindrical reservoir and a single wick holder. A small holder is fastened to a circular saucer shaped base.
  27. The Coureur de Bois and the Indian
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    A fur trader stands by a birch bark canoe and shakes the hand of an Indian. A second fur trader is seated in the canoe.
  28. Sailors Harpooning Prairie Hogs
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    This satirical cartoon from Prairie Farmer depicts New England sailors harpooning hogs.
  29. Union Depot, Bloomington, Illinois
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    A crowd mingles on the Union Depot platform on West Washington Street, Bloomington, Illinois.