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  1. Haymarket Square
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "Haymarket Square is noted the world over as the scene of the anarchistic outrage on the night of May 4, 1886, when a bomb was hurled into the midst of a number of policemen who were attempting to disperse a disorderly crowd. In the center of the square stands a statue of a policeman with uplifted hand, erected to the memory of the officers who perished that night....
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Oaks Club
    Image | 1888

    Caption: "Austin Library Building and Club House." From text: "The Oaks was organized in January, 1882, and incorporated September 3d, 1884, its object being to promote social intercourse between its members and their families. In its early days the club occupied rooms in the Giles Block until the building was destroyed by fire November 13th, 1885, at which time it suffere...
  5. Plan to straighten Chicago River
    Image | 1921

    Caption: "Plan to straighten South Branch of Chicago River." From text: "By straightening the river, as the city council has very recently proposed to do, the land lying between Clark Street and the present river channel would be capable of harmonious development along normal rectangular lines. ... Briefly, this report recommends the straightening of the Chicago River bet...
  6. Keeley Institute
    Image | 1893

    Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Keeley Institute--Laboratory and Office Building. [See "Keeley Institute."]. From text: "Probably no discovery in medicine has been productive of so much intelligent discussion or so much widespread interest during recent years as that made by Leslie E. Keeley, M.D., and it is certain that the workings of no medica...
  7. Davis Square branch reading room
    Image | 1911

    From text: "The wide distribution of Chicago's population has made it necessary to provide small branch or deposit libraries in the residence districts, thus, in a measure, carrying the benefits of the Library to those who cannot conveniently come to it. These are established at convenient points throughout the city and were formerly housed in rented quarters, frequently in...
  8. Planche XXVI
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    Écriture onciale
  9. Planche LV 1
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    Écriture de la fin du Xe siècle.
  10. Planche CXXII
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    Écriture du IXe-Xe siècle.
  11. Agiipit Recentior Descriptio
    Image | 1588

  12. venalis prostat Agustae Vindelicorum
    Image | 1772

    Shows routes of various explorers.
  13. White House Library
    Image | 1984

    ""First government building to be constrcuted in Washington. Home of all U. S. Presidents, excepting George Washington, who approved the design of James Hoban. The recently restored LIBRARY is a cheerful room in the classical style of the early 19th century."" Postcard was mailed. No postmark.
  14. Columbus Metropolitan Library, Ohio
    Image | 2010

    COLUMBUS METROPOLITAN LIBRARY
  15. White House Library, Washington, D.C.
    Image | 2010

    WHITE HOUSE -- LIBRARY . . . First government building to be constructed in Washington, Home of all U. S. Presidents, excepting George Washington, who approved the design of James Hoban. The recently restored LIBRARY is a cheerful room in the classical style of the early 19th century
  16. Debarkation Hospital - A.L.A. Library
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    Glass plate slide showing soliders recently returned from Europe using an ALA library in 5 Grand Central Palace, New York City. An unidentified female librarian standing at right
  17. G.F. Lotter, sculps.
    Image | 1772

    Relief shown pictorially.
  18. Petstravaganza 2009
    Image | 2009

    Rebecca Jensen, a recent Animal Sciences graduate and member of USARK (United State Association of Reptile Keepers) shows off Sylvia, a 3 year old ball python, to Gillian Edwards of Mahomet, at the 2009 Petstravaganza. Ball Pythons are native to west central Africa (Togo, Ghana).
  19. Petstravaganza 2009
    Image | 2009

    Rebecca Jensen, a recent Animal Sciences graduate and member of USARK (United State Association of Reptile Keepers) shows off Courtney, a Dumeril's Boa, to four year old Lance Weber, of Champaign, at the 2009 Petstravaganza.
  20. ACE 398 class
    Image | 2011

    Frederick Hayes Jr. introduces some recent alums that will be giving a presentation in John Braden's ACE 398 class.
  21. ACE 398 class
    Image | 2011

    A female undergraduate student introduces some recent alums that will be giving a presentation in John Braden's ACE 398 class.