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    • American Civil War Collection (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

    • This digital collection is an assemblage of handwritten letters, songsheets, and military orders. Spanning the entire period of the American Civil War (1861-1865), these items gathered together provide a unique and insightful glimpse into the era.
    • Government, Law, Politics; U.S. History; Military and War
    • Images; Images--General; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries; Text--General;
    • Archives and Special Collections (Meadville Lombard Theological School)

    • The Archives and Special Collections house the records of Meadville Lombard Theological School as well as materials of historical and cultural significance to liberal religion, Unitarianism, Universalism, and Unitarian Universalism. Meadville...
    • African American Studies; Illinois and Regional History; Religion; U.S. History; University and Institutional History; Women's Studies
    • Images; Images--General; Text
    • Black Music Research Newsletter 1977 to 1987 (Columbia College Chicago)

    • The Black Music Research Newsletter was published semi-annually to promote and encourage scholarship and cultural activity in black American music and black music worldwide, though most contributors and the readership were from the US. Included...
    • African American Studies; Performing Arts
    • Text; Text--Periodicals
    • Charles Sengstock Jr. Chicago Jazz & Dance Band Research (Roosevelt University)

    • Digitization of the files used to research the author's books "That toddlin' town : Chicago's white dance bands and orchestras, 1900-1950" and "Jazz music in Chicago's early south-side theaters". Includes newspaper clippings, photos, publicity...
    • African American Studies; Biography; Illinois and Regional History; Performing Arts
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Chicago Urban League Photos (University of Illinois at Chicago)

    • A group of sociologists, social workers, and philanthropists founded the Chicago League in 1916 to address the rapidly increasing needs of the African American community during a time of voluminous migration.
    • African American Studies; Illinois and Regional History; Sociology
    • Images; Images--Photographs
    • Colket Illustrated Sheet Music (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

    • This digital collection consists of 96 pieces of historic, illustrated sheet music from the Gordon Colket Music Collection. Most of the pieces are by 19th century American composers and include detailed cover lithographs. Selected titles are...
    • Art and Architecture; Performing Arts
    • Audio; Images; Images--General; Sheet music
    • Daily Egyptian Diversity News Archive (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)

    • A collection of news articles selected from the Southern Illinois University Daily Egyptian student newspaper from the 1930's onward relating to Black and Latino students, campus visitors and faculty. This searchable database of transcribed...
    • African American Studies; Sports; University and Institutional History
    • Text; Text--Student publications
    • Drumvoices Revue (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

    • Drumvoices Revue is a multicultural literary journal published by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in collaboration with the Eugene B. Redmond Writers Club of East St. Louis, Illinois.
    • African American Studies; Literature
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Periodicals; Text--University publications
    • EBR African American Cultural Life (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

    • This digital collection contains photographs, posters, and pamphlets selected from the Eugene B. Redmond (EBR) Collection at Lovejoy Library. The materials reveal cultural and political activities that flourished across the spectrum of African...
    • African American Studies
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Images--Posters
    • EBR Million Man March (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

    • This collection presents the complete set of photographs from the Eugene B. Redmond (EBR) Collection at Lovejoy Library relating to the 1995 Million Man March. It supplements and links to the library’s digital exhibit titled "Path to 'Visible...
    • African American Studies
    • Images; Images--Photographs
    • Edward D. Sweeney Ledger (Augustana College)

    • The Edward D. Sweeney account ledger, 1860-1869, primarily contains the business records of Edward Sweeney, a Rock Island lawyer, particularly related to bounty claims following the American Civil War.
    • Illinois and Regional History; Military and War
    • Text
    • Edward E. Ayer Digital Collection (Newberry Library)

    • As a collection of general Americana, the Newberry’s Edward E. Ayer Collection is one of the best in the country and one of the strongest collections on American Indians in the world. In 1911, Edward E. Ayer (1841-1927) donated more than 17,000...
    • Ethnology and Anthropology; Illinois and Regional History; Maps and Geography; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Images--General; Maps; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries; Text--Books/Monographs
    • Ethnographic Arts Collection (Governors State University)

    • Objects in this collection were generously donated by former faculty, students and patrons for the purpose of direct instruction in art history classes and ethnic studies so that students might know first hand and be able to study and handle...
    • African American Studies; Art and Architecture; Ethnology and Anthropology
    • Images; Images--General; Images--Photographs
    • Inner City Issues (Northeastern Illinois University)

    • The Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies (CCICS) was established by Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) in 1966 in the Bronzeville community as an outgrowth of its concern for and commitment to Chicago's inner city communities. Inner City...
    • African American Studies; Education; Illinois and Regional History; Literature; University and Institutional History
    • Text; Text--Periodicals; Text--Student publications; Text--University publications
    • Japanese American Redress Collection (Northeastern Illinois University)

    • Northeastern Illinois University was chosen as the Chicago site for the historically significant Commission on the Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC) hearings that took place on September 22-23, 1981. These hearings investigated...
    • Government, Law, Politics; Illinois and Regional History; Military and War; Sociology; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--General
    • John Dewey Photograph Collection (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)

    • The collection features more than 1600 images circa 1859-1969 depicting the life, work, and legacy of American philosopher and educational reformer John Dewey (1859-1952), including family, friends, colleagues, travel, laboratory schools, and...
    • African American Studies; Art and Architecture; Biography; Business and Economics; Education; Ethnology and Anthropology; Government, Law, Politics; Illinois and Regional History; Nature; Non-U.S. History; Performing Arts; Religion; Sociology;...
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--General
    • Music (Newberry Library)

    • Digitized selections from the Newberry's manuscript and printed source materials for western European music from the late Middle Ages into the early twentieth century and for American music from the seventeenth to the mid-twentieth century.
    • Performing Arts
    • Images; Images--General; Sheet music; Text; Text--General

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