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    • A WEE Tale (Governors State University)

    • "A WEE Tale" was an original slideshow presentation created by university staff for President William E. Engbretson's farewell party. The humorous script and accompanying slides chronicle Engbretson's tenure as GSU's first president from 1969-1976....
    • Illinois and Regional History; University and Institutional History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--University publications
    •  Anderson Mann Thompson Interviews (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)

    • Interviews with Anderson Mann Thompson regarding his life as a Southern Illinois coal miner and his labor union and political activities during the early 20th century. Topics include the Ku Klux Klan, Shelton Brothers Gang, S. Glenn Young, Herrin...
    • Government, Law, Politics; Illinois and Regional History
    • Audio; Text;
    • Canal Corridor Postcards (Lewis University)

    • This collection shows in postcards many of the structures that were around at the beginning of the twentieth century. While the majority of these postcards focus on Joliet, Illinois, and other towns along the Illinois & Michigan Canal Corridor,...
    • Art and Architecture; U.S. History; Illinois and Regional History
    • Images; Images--General
    • Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)

    • A Century of Progress International Exposition was the world's fair held in Chicago during the summers of 1933 and 1934 to commemorate the incorporation of the city in 1833. Presented here are publicity and other documentary photographs from the...
    • Art and Architecture; Ethnology and Anthropology; Illinois and Regional History; Technology and Industry
    • Images; Images--Photographs
    • 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
    • Cook County Forest Preserve Documents (University of Illinois at Chicago)

    • The Forest Preserve District of Cook County, charged with protecting and preserving forested lands, came into existence in the 1910s. The documents in this collection come from a small sampling of the thousands created during the district's history...
    • Illinois and Regional History
    • Images; Images--General; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--General
    • Cook County Forest Preserve Photographs (University of Illinois at Chicago)

    • The Forest Preserve District of Cook County (FPDCC), charged with protecting and preserving forested lands, came into existence in the 1910s. The images in this digital collection come from lantern slides, glass slides, and print photographs taken...
    • Illinois and Regional History; Nature
    • Images; Images--Photographs
    • Florence Ralph and Marion Bird Correspondence (Illinois Wesleyan University)

    • Over 900 handwritten letters between IWU alumna Florence Ralph ('30) and Marion T. Bird are contained in this collection. The letters cover a wide range of topics from faith to politics, school activities, local events, family and more -- all the...
    • Education; Illinois and Regional History; University and Institutional History; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Frisk Collection of Alaska Mission Journals (North Park University)

    • This collection presents English- and Swedish-language diaries and logbooks kept by Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) missionaries in Alaska during the period 1893 to 1915, along with several English translations of the Swedish originals. These...
    • Ethnology and Anthropology; Genealogy; Maps and Geography; Sociology; Travel and Leisure; U.S. History; University and Institutional History
    • Text; Text--Books/Monographs; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    •  Gould D. Molineaux Diaries (Augustana College)

    • Gould D. Molineaux (1835?-1883) served in Company E of the 8th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He fought the duration of the Civil War, including many important battles during the Vicksburg Campaign. This collection contains Molineaux’s diaries...
    • Illinois and Regional History; Military and War; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • I & M Canal Documents and Correspondence, 1832-1857 (Lewis University)

    • Illinois and Michigan Canal Documents and Correspondence, 1832-1855, is a collection of original documents, contracts, reports, maps, letters, and other material relating to the construction and operation of the Illinois and Michigan Canal (I&M...
    • Illinois and Regional History
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Madrigals and Choir Audio Collection (MacMurray College)

    • From Special Collections, these audio recordings are a selection of songs performed by the college choir (women's, and mixed voices) during their annual concert tour or on campus. The songs from the Madrigal Dinners represent a selection of...
    • Performing Arts; University and Institutional History
    • Audio
    • Muse Yearbooks (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

    • The initial issue of the "Muse" yearbook, covering the 1960-1961 school year, appeared during the second week of June 1961. The "Muse" continued to be published each year between 1961 and 1971. Eleven volumes appeared in all.
    • University and Institutional History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--University publications
    • Naval Flight School (Monmouth College)

    • The Naval Flight School Collection features selected photographs, course information, the student published newsletter The Wing Tips, documenting the School's activities during WWII.
    • Military and War; U.S. History; University and Institutional History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Periodicals; Text--Student publications
    • Noah Hart Papers (Dominican University)

    • The Noah Hart Papers consist mainly of correspondence during the Civil War from Captain Noah Hart (1813-1891) to his wife Emily Julia Peck Hart (1824-1884). Of particular note are the letters of July and August 1864 regarding General Sherman's...
    • Military and War; Biography; Government, Law, Politics; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries; Text--General
    • Pi Upsilon Gamma Newsletters (Augustana College)

    • The Pi Usilon Gamma newsletter was distributed to PUG members and alumni during and immediately following World War II to update the membership on the wartime activities, locations, and deaths of members serving in the armed forces.
    • Illinois and Regional History; Military and War; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--Student publications;
    • Southern Illinois Civil War (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)

    • This digital collection consists of handwritten letters, diaries, and military orders spanning the era before, during, and after the American Civil War (1861-1865). The collection documents the southern Illinois experience of the war, and...
    • Government, Law, Politics; U.S. History; Military and War; Illinois and Regional History
    • Images; Images--General; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries; Text--General
    • Student Publications (Western Illinois University)

    • This historical collection features publications produced by students at Western Illinois University. "The Western Catalyst" (1969-1974) was an independent student-owned and operated newspaper serving the WIU community during the Vietnam War era.
    • Government, Law, Politics; Illinois and Regional History; University and Institutional History
    • Images; Images--General; Text; Text--Periodicals; Text--Student publications
    • Swiss Settlers in SW Illinois (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

    • During the 19th century, hundreds of Swiss nationals left their homeland and settled in eastern Madison County, Illinois, in the vicinity of today's community of Highland. Four translations of pioneer memoirs and one historical study record the...
    • Biography; Genealogy; Illinois and Regional History
    • Text; Text--Books/Monographs; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries

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