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  1. Farwell's Building
    Image | 1883

    From text: "Within the past year they have moved into their new building, the largest, most extensive, and best arranged for their business in the East or West. … Regarding the architectural beauty of this building, it can be truthfully said to rival any building in Chicago. It is constructed of Philadelphia pressed brick, with stone trimmings, and the architects and contr...
  2. Picture of James Spiller selling tickets to his benefit performance
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    Spiller standing in the street under scales, selling tickets to his benefit to a number of persons.
  3. Urbana Farmers Market
    Image | 2005

    Man selling produce at the Urbana Market on the Square, Farmers Market.
  4. Urbana Farmers Market
    Image | 2005

    Man selling produce at the Urbana Market on the Square, Farmers Market.
  5. Urbana Farmers Market
    Image | 2005

    Kim Campbell, of Campbell Apiaries selling honey at the Urbana Market on the Square, Farmers Market.
  6. French Newsie
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    Glass plate slide featuring a photograph of a young child in a beret selling newspapers to American soldiers. Captioned "French Newsie sells American newspaper."
  7. Urbana Farmers Market
    Image | 2005

    Man selling produce at the Urbana Market on the Square, Farmers Market.
  8. Urbana Farmers Market
    Image | 2005

    Man selling produce at the Urbana Market on the Square, Farmers Market.
  9. Urbana Farmers Market
    Image | 2005

    Kim Campbell, of Campbell Apiaries selling honey at the Urbana Market on the Square, Farmers Market.
  10. Harper Memorial Library, University of Chicago
    Image | 1915

    Harper Memorial Library, University of Chicago. On Back: The University of Chicago is located on the south side, 7 miles from the business center, facing the Midway Plaisance, the campus now covering an area of 95 acres. William Rainey Harper Memorial Library stands at the south end of the grounds.
  11. Chicago Public Library
    Image | 1933

    A View Showing Part of the Public Library and the 38 Story Pittsfield Building, Chicago
  12. Chicago Public Library
    Image | 1929

    Public Library, Chicago On Back: The Public Library is located on Michigan Boulevard, extending from E. Washington St. to E. Randolph St. The building contains 110,000 square feet of floor space. The library is stocked with books upon almost every subject. There are extensive collections of Art Books and Books in Foreign Languages, History, Biography and Travel. The lib...
  13. Chicago Public Library
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    Public Library, Chicago On Back: The Public Library is located on Michigan Boulevard, extending from E. Washington St. to E. Randolph St. The building contains 110,000 square feet of floor space. The library is stocked with books upon almost every subject. There are extensive collections of Art Books and Books in Foreign Languages, History, Biography and Travel. The lib...
  14. Chicago Public Library
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    Public Library, Chicago On Back: The Public Library is located on Michigan Boulevard, extending from E. Washington St. to E. Randolph St. The building contains 110,000 square feet of floor space. The library is stocked with books upon almost every subject. There are extensive collections of Art Books and Books in Foreign Languages, History, Biography and Travel. The lib...
  15. Chicago Public Library
    Image | 1938

    Public Library, Chicago On Back: Occupies a commanding site on Michigan Avenue, Washington Street and Randolph Street. One of the greatest of public libraries. The beauty of its interior decorations in carrara marble of Mosaic designs is unsurpassed. Contains nearly 2,000,000 volumes of history, biography, art, travel and books in foreign languages. In it is the Grand A...
  16. Chicago Public Library
    Image | 1939

    Public Library, Chicago On Back: The Public Library is located on Michigan Boulevard, extending from E. Washington St. to E. Randolph St. The building contains 110,000 square feet of floor space. The library is stocked with books upon almost every subject. There are extensive collections of Art Books and Books in Foreign Languages, History, Biography and Travel. The lib...
  17. Panya Ngombe Face Mask
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    This triangular wood mask is nearly flat and painted all over with a reddish paint. A narrow band of alternating black and white triangles is painted along the outer edge of the face from eye to eye along the chin. The wide eyes have very narrow slits and bulge out. A long, slightly flaring nose extends down from the raised eyebrows that are painted black. A small raised rec...
  18. Give war bonds, the present with a future
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    Poster, color, 20 x 27.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  19. Seiko Television Watch
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    A wristwatch with a rectangular face and a stainless steel band. The face is divided into two sections. Across the top is a narrow digital time and date readout. The remainder of the face is the television screen. A long cable connects the watch to a television and FM stereo receiver. The headphones also connect to the receiver.
  20. Athletic Field, Wright St., University Ave., and Romine St., Urbana, Illinois
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    Wright Street, University Avenue, Romine Street, Urbana, Illinois.
  21. Do your part to win the war, buy more war savings stamps
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    Poster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  22. Doing all you can brother? Buy war bonds
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    Poster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  23. Don't let that shadow touch them, buy war bonds
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    Poster, color, 14.25 x 20 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  24. Corn Landscape
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    A photograph for a Funk advertisement by James Holbert, one of the main men behind Funk's success. The photo shows a large cornfield in the background and and a farmer with cattle in the foreground. Text on photo reads: Corn. America's contribution to the world's food supply.
  25. Even a little can help a lot now, buy U.S. war stamps and bonds
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    Poster, color, 14.2 x 20 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  26. You can't afford to miss either! Buy bonds every payday
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    Poster, color, 11 x 13.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  27. Buick Four 1923
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    Photograph, b/w
  28. Care is costly, buy and hold war bonds
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    Poster, color, 18.4 x 25.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  29. DeLuxe Plymouth Sedan 1934
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    Photograph, b/w