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  1. Picture Chicago
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    Picture Chicago is a collection of images originally published in books about Chicago that were digitized by the University of Illinois' Urbana and Chicago campus libraries. Here you can see photographs of Chicago gangsters, politicians, and early famous Chicagoans; the first taxicab in the city; the early pneumatic tube system installed in the the Chicago Post Office; the d...
  2. University of Illinois Built Environment
    Collection

    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...
  3. LGBT at UIUC
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    "The Gay Illini organization was formed in 1975 and Illini Pride was founded in 1977, both growing out of the work of the Gay Liberation Front. Gay Illini was announced in the Daily Illini on January 29, 1975. By April 1975, the group was holding Gay Forums, offering panels discussing topics related to gay students and queer life. The group also hosted a number of social eve...
  4. 02021daa.tif
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    2002-021, frame 18: Prof. Andrew Leakey, visiting scholar (on Fulbright) from Scotland (left) assists Prof. Steve Long in removing soil cores, so that they can measure the amount of moisture at different depths in the soil at the SOYFACE (Soybean Free Air gas Concentration Enrichment) project site. The sensor uses electrical capacitance to measure soil moisture. A high frequ...
  5. Skirvin with Grape variety resistant to herbicide 2, 4-D
    Image | 2008

    Professor Robert Skirvin in the greenhouse holding a cluster of the Improved Chancellor grape variety which is resistant to the popular broadleaf weed herbicide 2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic). Skirvin and student Robert Mulwa used standard genetic engineering techniques to transfer the gene of a soil bacterium which breaks down 2, 4-D into grape cells. "This grape could h...
  6. Skirvin with Grape variety resistant to herbicide 2, 4-D
    Image | 2008

    Professor Robert Skirvin in the greenhouse holding a cluster of the Improved Chancellor grape variety which is resistant to the popular broadleaf weed herbicide 2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic). Skirvin and student Robert Mulwa used standard genetic engineering techniques to transfer the gene of a soil bacterium which breaks down 2, 4-D into grape cells. "This grape could h...
  7. Skirvin with Grape variety resistant to herbicide 2, 4-D
    Image | 2008

    Professor Robert Skirvin in the greenhouse holding a cluster of the Improved Chancellor grape variety which is resistant to the popular broadleaf weed herbicide 2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic). Skirvin and student Robert Mulwa used standard genetic engineering techniques to transfer the gene of a soil bacterium which breaks down 2, 4-D into grape cells. "This grape could h...
  8. Skirvin with Grape variety resistant to herbicide 2, 4-D
    Image | 2008

    Professor Robert Skirvin in the greenhouse holding a cluster of the Improved Chancellor grape variety which is resistant to the popular broadleaf weed herbicide 2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic). Skirvin and student Robert Mulwa used standard genetic engineering techniques to transfer the gene of a soil bacterium which breaks down 2, 4-D into grape cells. "This grape could h...
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    rd00601: NRES professor Robert Skirvin, consults with, Elisabeth Chevreau, a post-graduate student on her cultivars growing under a metal-halide lamps in a greenhouse within the Plant Sciences Lab complex. ca. 1995. 400 speed slide film. Photo by David Riecks, Model release NOT on file. 10.9 x 7.2 at 500ppi. this version at 72ppi. City: UIUC, ST: Illinois, TYPE: RGB, Optimiz...
  10. Forks in cafeteria
    Image | 2005

    Clean forks and other silverware in drying baskets within the Quantity Food Laboratory in Bevier Cafe.
  11. 1310542r
    Image | 2013

    Close up of male hands on a special keyboard used during a commodity trading class in the Margolis Market Information Laboratory within the Business Instructional Facility.
  12. A nearly empty refrigerator (blurry version)
    Image | 2014

    A single partially full ketchup bottle sits within a nearly empty refrigerator (blurry due to special lensbaby lens).
  13. ExplorACES 2010
    Image | 2010

    Students in Kevin Larsen’s agriculture class at St. Joseph High School inspect the corn stalk counter in the Agriculture Engineering Sciences Building on Friday, March 12 during ExplorACES at the University of Illinois. Dylan Troyer, (in white Hollister t-shirt) is at the wheel. The event is geared toward high school students who are considering Illinois for college. The two...
  14. 1310507r
    Image | 2013

    Paul Peterson, clinical professor in ACES, teaches a commodity trading class in the Margolis Market Information Laboratory within the Business Instructional Facility.
  15. 1310523d
    Image | 2013

    Paul Peterson, clinical professor in ACES, teaches a commodity trading class in the Margolis Market Information Laboratory within the Business Instructional Facility.
  16. 1310526d
    Image | 2013

    Paul Peterson, clinical professor in ACES, teaches a commodity trading class in the Margolis Market Information Laboratory within the Business Instructional Facility.
  17. 1310535r
    Image | 2013

    Paul Peterson, clinical professor in ACES, teaches a commodity trading class in the Margolis Market Information Laboratory within the Business Instructional Facility.
  18. 1310559r
    Image | 2013

    Students in a commodity trading class just outside the Margolis Market Information Laboratory within the Business Instructional Facility.
  19. 1310560r
    Image | 2013

    Students in a commodity trading class just outside the Margolis Market Information Laboratory within the Business Instructional Facility.
  20. Bolduc House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

    The Bolduc House has a stockade or property fence (pieux debouts), typical of many French homes, which encloses its yard and backyard garden, as well as outbuildings. This provided security and kept domestic animals from straying off the property.
  21. All-Bisque Kewpie Doll - Reissued Version
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    This is a Kewpie doll with an all-bisque body. It has blue wings on each side of the shoulders. The arms are missing and there is light brown hair painted down the center and back of the head. The cheeks, stomach, feet, and knees are highlighted in pink over light beige . The doll has black "googley eyes" that look to the right.
  22. Lamp, whale oil
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Whale oil lamp. This iron standing lamp has an open cylindrical reservoir which cants (swings).
  23. Eliot Indian Bible
    Multi-Page Item | 5 pages

    The Holy Bible: containing the Old Testament and the New translated into the Indian Language and ordered to be printed by the Commissioners of the United Colonies in New England, for the propogation of the Gospel amongst the Indians in New England. Purchased by Library Friends as the 5 millionth volume. ...
  24. Public Lands in Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Report by Abraham Lincoln from the Committee on Finance read on January 17, 1839 during the 11th Assembly of the Illinois House of Representatives. Mr. Lincoln recommended a proposal to purchase all unappropriated government lands within the state. For the full text of this imprint as taken from the Journal of the Illinois House of Representatives, see The Collected Works...
  25. Construction & Engineering Research Lab, Champaign, Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    2902 Newmark Drive, Champaign (Interstate Research Park).
  26. Museum of Science and Industry Cornerstone
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Duplicates of physically of biologically "alive" experiments in tubes laid in the Museum of Science and Industry's Cornerstone in 1952. Specifically, these tubes contain: slow crystallization, lotus seeds, parasite eggs, hydrogen and oxygen, viruses, lead diffusion, bacteria, aluminum alloys, molds, proteins, thermostatic clock, metal and quartz. SLOW CRYSTALLIZATION: These ...
  27. Concord Coach
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A nine passenger, Eastern-style Concord road coach. Originally the coach’s body was painted red and its carriage yellow, but the coach has been over painted with the exception of the door scenes. Its original center "jump seat" is missing, (a "jump seat" is an adjustable seat that, when it is not in use, can be hidden from view.) The two slat type seats on top of coach were ...
  28. Milburn Electric Car
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A black and blue two-passenger, two-door electric car. The car has a tiller for steering, two headlights, one taillight, and four rubber tires.
  29. Benz Velo Automobile
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Benz Velo is a motorized two-passenger buggy. Its engine is situated in a box behind the seats. The auto has four wheels with spokes, the back two are 35.5 and the front two are twenty-three inches. The car is painted burgundy with gold trim.