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  1. Joseph Gurney Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville's Soldier's Home
    Collection

    Joseph Gurney Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville Soldier's Home collection comes from the Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville Soldier's Home (1897-1908) held in Illinois History and Lincoln Collection. Joseph G. Uncle Joe Cannon served as a Congressional Representative for the 14th District of Illinois and as Speaker of the House of Representatives. The ...
  2. Old Soldier
    Collection

    Published in 1840, the semi-monthly Old Soldier was designed in part to combat Old Hickory, a Democratic campaign newspaper also published in Springfield to support Martin Van Buren’s bid for reelection. Each four-page issue is filled with copies of Harrison’s qualifications, his speeches, letters to the editor, and editorials supporting “Old Tippecanoe,” Harrison’s nickname...
  3. Third Armored Division Association Records and Audiovisuals (Digital Surrogates), 1941-1945, 1993
    Collection

    Digital Surrogates of Third Armored Division Association Records and Audiovisuals (1941 - 1945, 1993) contain digitized copies of pictures, newsletters, newspaper clippings and newspapers' typewritten transcriptions, concerning the 3rd Armored Division's history, members, military campaigns and accomplishments, recreational activities, and cartoons about soldier's daily situ...
  4. Soldier
    Image | 1955

  5. Soldiers at Agronomy day
    Image | 2010

    A group of servicemen from the Illinois Army National Guard’s Agricultural Development Team at the University of Illinois South farms during Agronomy Day.
  6. For work or play 3 'squares' a day
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Poster, color, 14.2 x 20 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  7. Needlework kit
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Roll-up case for sewing supplies
  8. Savannah, looking down the River
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Savannah, looking down the River. 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".
  9. Map of CCC areas in the United States
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Map
  10. CCC corpsmen working on road improvement
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photograph, b/w
  11. Typical forest service camp
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photograph, b/w
  12. CCC corpsmen at work
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photograph, b/w
  13. Cloth Soldier Doll
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The cloth soldier doll has a stiffened felt head with painted brown hair, black eyes, white teeth, and pink cheeks. The doll is costumed in a brown felt cap with a brass button in front. The brown velvet uniform also has brass buttons as well as pocket flaps and a belt with a buckle. The doll comes complete with black velvet shoes and a cloth label that reads, "Made in Engla...
  14. Zouave Civil War Frock Coat
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

    This dark blue wool coat is part of a Zouaves Officer's uniform worn by Colonel Harmon D. Hull, 5th NY Volunteer Infantry and the 2nd Battalion 165th NY Volunteer Infantry. It has two rows of seven round, gilt buttons sewn on the front. Each button is stamped with the national U. S. Eagle symbol and the letter 'I,' indicating Infantry unit. The backs of the buttons are stamp...
  15. James Wilson Jessee
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A veteran of the Civil War, James Wilson Jessee worked as a farmhand after the war.
  16. Two tine iron fork
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Two tine iron fork with horn handle. Splits in the horn, and a stain on the handle base. 6.5" long
  17. Plate of Three Civil War Soldiers dressed in Zouave uniforms
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A full color plate of Major Felix Agnus, Colonel Harmon D. Hull, and an unknown officer from the 165th New York Volunteer Infantry (also known as the Second Battalion, Duryee Zouaves). This plate shows the variety of dress for Duryee Zouave soldiers. The first and third officers have the typical short, colorful Zouave coat. Colonel Hull has a more traditional military froc...
  18. Good food means good work, eat the basic 7 every day!
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Poster, color, 14 x 22 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  19. Columbia, S.C., from the Capitol
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Columbia taken from the Capitol. 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".
  20. Ruins in Charleston, S. C.
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the ruins of Charleston, South Carolina. 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...
  21. Frederick Lutz letter to Louise
    Multi-Page Item | 3 pages

    Three page handwritten letter from Frederick Lutz to Louise, dated March 21, 1937. Lutz was an American volunteer during the Spanish Civil War. Letter from Frederick Lutz to Louise, dated March 21, 1937. The letter reads: March 21, 1937 Dear Louise: Your most welcome letter dated Feb 25 arrived today. how glad I was to get it--it was ...
  22. Hit back with your war savings
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Poster, color, 20 x 30 in., printed for H. M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd., London.
  23. Give more books, 1943 Victory Book Campaign
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Poster, color, 14.25 x 22 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  24. Photograph of 104th United States Colored Infantry
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    U. S. 104th Colored Infantry at Ft. Tillinghast, South Carolina, F. Guard. There is a hand written inscription in the negative signed with initials "W.M.S." which are those of William M. Simons, 2nd Lieutenant of the 104th. The photograph was acquired by purchase at Swann Galleries on April 17, 1997. The 104th, which was mustered at Beaufort, N. C. between April 28 and Ju...
  25. Cushing's Artillery Men
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photograph, b/w
  26. Dead rebel artillerymen near the Dunker Church, Antietam battlefield
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photograph, b/w
  27. Confederate field hospital, Antietam battlefield
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photograph, b/w
  28. The dead, collected for burial, after the battle of Antietam
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photograph, b/w
  29. Three Confederate soldiers
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photograph, b/w
  30. Company cooks of the Army of the Potomac
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photograph, b/w