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  1. Boris Balinsky Memoirs (Digital Surrogate), 1988
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    Digital surrogates from the Boris Balinsky Memoirs, contain digitized copies of Balinsky's typewritten memoir. Digitized materials are divided in files arranged according with topical areas covered in the original document: introduction; childhood; russian civil war; Balinsky's studies on entomology and family matters; imprisonment of his wife Katia; his life in Kiev, in Ger...
  2. Born Digital Files from the Kathleen de la Pena McCook Papers, 1996-2008
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    Born digital Records from the Kathleen de la Pena McCook Papers, contain website descriptions, website links, briefs, courses assignments and syllabuses, correspondence, drafts of articles and books, rosters, biographical notes, proposal applications, grant descriptions, presentation papers and speeches, reports, events descriptions, survey forms and bibliographies, relating...
  3. Campus Folksong Club Oral Histories Project (Born Digital Records), 2006-2007
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    Born Digital Records from the Campus Folksong Club Oral Histories Project, include interviews of Doyle Moore, Archie Green, Judy McCulloh, Fritz Plous, Viktor Lukas, Jarvis Rich, Glenn Ohrlin, Jonathan Allen, Neil Rosenberg, and Lyle Mayfield, who are former students, faculty and associates, and performers with ties to the University Folksong Club. Interviews concern these i...
  4. Daniel Curley Papers: Audio recordings (Digital Surrogates)
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    Digital Surrogates from the Daniel Curley Papers include a digitized audio recording of the talk "Skeleton for the library" by Daniel Curley, concerning his memories and experiences related with his career as a writer. The talk is presented in a narrative way, and involves stories about his childhood, his family, the library he used to visit as a child, some references to st...
  5. iSchools
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    The iSchools are interested in the relationship between information, people and technology. This is characterized by a commitment to learning and understanding the role of information in human endeavors. The iSchools take it as given that expertise in all forms of information is required for progress in science, business, education, and culture. This expertise must include u...
  6. Edward Nestingen Interview Records (Audiovisual Digital Surrogates), 2006
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    Audiovisual digital surrogates from the Edward Nestingen Interview Records, contain an interview to Edward Nestingen, former YMCA Executive Director, by Tom Seals (member of board of governors of University's YMCA), concerning Mr. Nestingen's major contributions while leading YMCA's programs; the evolution of YMCA's role; its goal in facilitating "one to one helping relatio...
  7. Farm, Field, and Fireside
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    Together with the introduction of rural mail delivery, the telephone, and the automobile, farm newspapers played a key role in the modernization of rural America. The Farm, Field and Fireside collection contains historically significant U.S. farm weeklies published in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These titles document a time of transition in American ag...
  8. Farm, Field and Fireside Collection
    Collection

    Together with the introduction of rural mail delivery, the telephone, and the automobile, farm newspapers played a key role in the modernization of rural America. The Farm, Field and Fireside collection contains historically significant U.S. farm weeklies published in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
  9. Fred H. Turner Audio-recordings (Digital Surrogates), 1967, 1975
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    Digital Surrogates from the Fred H. Turner Audio-recordings contain digitized oral interviews with Fred Turner about his years working for longtime Dean of Men Thomas Arkle Clark and the shifting role of faculty and administration during his own tenure as Dean (1967), differing administrative management styles between Clark and Turner, and the history of fraternities (1975),...
  10. Portraits of Actors
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    Portraits of Actors, 1720-1920, includes almost 3,500 pictures of actors — studio portraits and actors posing in costume for a particular role or performing a scene from a play. Dramatists, theatrical managers, singers and musicians are also included, but the majority are British and American actors who worked between about 1770 and 1893. Among the hundreds of actors include...
  11. University of Illinois Built Environment
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    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...
  12. Ada Rehan as Kate Verity and Charles Fisher in a scene from "The Squire"
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    Scene from the play with Rehan seated and Fisher (perhaps in the role of Rev. Mr. Dormer) standing.
  13. 0768-21a.tif
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    Lynn Gray, USDA plant pathologist at the National Soybean Research Laboratory, examines soybeans for resistance to sudden death syndrome. His research could play a major role in reducing lossesfrom this major soybean disease. photo by David Riecks. c. 1995. For NSRL bulletin. 5x7 at 100ppi, 0768-21A.TIF. City: UIUC, ST: Illinois, TYPE: RGB, Optimized: FPO, Source: Slide, Sca...
  14. Lynn Gray with SDS soybeans
    Image | 1995

    Lynn Gray, USDA plant pathologist at the National Soybean Research Laboratory, examines soybeans for resistance to sudden death syndrome. His research could play a major role in reducing losses from this major soybean disease. photo by David Riecks. c. 1995. Originally For NSRL bulletin. Also scanned to Photo-CD 0768-21.pcd
  15. Sandra Rodriquez-Zas with student Kristin Delfino
    Image | 2011

    Professor Sandra Rodriguez-Zas checks out graduate student Kristin Delfino's research which is advancing the understanding of the role of microRNAs on glioblastoma multiforme, a deadly brain cancer.
  16. Sandra Rodriquez-Zas with student Kristin Delfino
    Image | 2011

    Professor Sandra Rodriguez-Zas checks out graduate student Kristin Delfino's research which is advancing the understanding of the role of microRNAs on glioblastoma multiforme, a deadly brain cancer.
  17. Letter to Mae Dallasta in response to Mrs. Dallasta's thoughts on the Kennedys and their role in American political life
    Image | 1969

    Held in the James B. Reston Papers in the University of Illinois Archives
  18. Letter to Jack Benjamin in response to Mr. Benjamin's thoughts on religion's role in American society
    Image | 1969

    Held in the James B. Reston Papers in the University of Illinois Archives
  19. Letter to William Maloney in response to Mr. Maloney's thoughts on religion's role in American society
    Image | 1969

    Held in the James B. Reston Papers in the University of Illinois Archives
  20. Letter to friend about the recent Presidential campaign and the role of appearances
    Image | 1988

    Held in the James B. Reston Papers in the University of Illinois Archives
  21. Letter to Jack Benjamin in response to Mr. Benjamin's thoughts on religion's role in American society
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    Held in the James B. Reston Papers in the University of Illinois Archives
  22. Letter in response to a reader regarding the role of Bill Casey in the Iran-contra affair
    Image | 1987

    Held in the James B. Reston Papers in the University of Illinois Archives
  23. Transcript of an interview with Mario Soaresregarding NATO's role in easing the unrest in Angola, Russia, Portugal, Spain, and other international hotspots
    Image | 11 pages | 1975

    Held in the James B. Reston Papers in the University of Illinois Archives
  24. Laverne Cox event
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    Event flyer for Laverne Cox, best known for her role as Sophia Burset on Orange is the New Black.
  25. Johanan Peltz Interview
    Video | 1997

    Peltz discusses the feeling of vengeance and revenge against the Germans. Also discussed is the role of the Jewish Brigade in bringing Jews to Israel and the creation of the Jewish state.
  26. Shlomo Shamir Interview (Part II)
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    Shamir discusses the decision to retreat, the importance of the battle, the role of the immigrants and who is to blame, and heroes of the battle.
  27. Notes of a speech delivered to the Potato Chip Snack Food Association regarding President Carter and his role a leader in the changing world
    Image | 18 pages | 1978

    Held in the James B. Reston Papers in the University of Illinois Archives
  28. Louisiana Bookmobile
    Image | 2008

    The Bookmobile, Bringing the Library to the People, Louisiana Bookmobile, circa 1950
  29. Chicago and Alton train
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    Photograph, b/w
  30. Museum and Santa Fe Railroad Model
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    The Museum and Santa Fe Railroad exhibit consists of 1,200 feet of track running through a 3,000 square-foot landscape representing, the Great Plains, the Arizona desert and Grand Canyon, and California. Sprawled across the model landscape are a suburban village, an elevated highway, a commercial grain elevator, a cement factory, an oil field and refinery, an orange grove, a...
  31. Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka'
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    The Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka' is a large gullwing-shaped German dive-bomber used during World War II. Its sides and upper surfaces are painted dark forest green with tan sand patterns. Black and white stylized Baltic Crosses are painted on the underside of its wings. The Nazi Swastika is painted in black on both sides of the tailfin.
  32. Nigerian Drum
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    Carved wooden male figure kneels on short disk and supports a cylindrical hollow drum on his head and hands. Large eyes, a wide nose and closed mouth are carved on the face. The figure wears a simple loincloth. The drum is carved with parallel lines around the bottom and near the top, with diagonal lines connecting them. A hide cover is attached over the open top.
  33. Let's finish the job, experienced seamen needed
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    Poster, color, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  34. Dennis Kenyon Farmstead in 1874
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    This sketch of the Dennis Kenyon farm appeared in the 1874 Atlas of McLean County.
  35. Isaac Funk
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    Isaac Funk, an early settler of McLean County, played a large role in agriculture. He was also a member of the Illinois State House of Representatives in 1840 and a member of the Illinois State Senate 1862-1864.
  36. Asahel Gridley, businessman, McLean County, Illinois
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    Asahel Gridley, McLean County's first millionaire, had much to say about early farming. Gridley is recognized as one of the first citizens to arrive in Bloomington, Illinois. He arrived there in 1831 and played a role in the founding of the first newspaper and telegraph office. He was a prominent businessman, lawyer and a politician. He was also a friend of Abraham Linco...