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    •  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;
    • Campus History - Selected Text and Images (Northeastern Illinois University)

    • This collection contains selected images and text from University Archives covering the history of Northeastern Illinois University from the 1960s to the early 1980s. Included are items that document campus construction, student life, and visits to...
    • Illinois and Regional History; University and Institutional History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Books/Monographs; Text--Periodicals; Text--Student publications
    • 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
    • Digital Collections (Kishwaukee College)

    • Collage was a yearbook published by students of Kishwaukee College in 1969 and 1970. The yearbooks in this collection provide student reflections on early college expansion and associations.
    • Illinois and Regional History; University and Institutional History
    • Text; Text--Student publications; Text--University publications; Images; Images--Photographs
    • 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
    • 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
    • General Leonard Fulton Ross Papers (Western Illinois University)

    • This collection documents Ross' life, focusing on his early business dealings, Civil War-era correspondence, and post-war agricultural and livestock breeding career. It offers unique insight into nineteenth century life in Fulton County and...
    • Biography; Government, Law, Politics; Illinois and Regional History; Military and War; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • H. H. Carter Photographs (Lewis University)

    • H. H. (Harden Hasten) Carter was born April 6, 1875 in Franklin, Indiana. H. H. Carter was one of the first local photographers to use street photography, where people are captured going about their daily lives, rather than sitting in a formal...
    • Genealogy; Illinois and Regional History; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Photographs
    • Halcyon Magazine Collection (Harper College)

    • The Halcyon was a magazine published by students of Harper College from 1969-1972. Articles in the magazine discuss various issues facing the college, and provide a reflection of student life and activism on college campuses in the early 1970's.
    • Education; Illinois and Regional History; University and Institutional History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Student publications
    • Jacksonville Collection (MacMurray College)

    • The college archives has a collection of locally published magazines, booklets and pictorial city guides documenting early 20th century Jacksonville.
    • Illinois and Regional History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Books/Monographs
    • John Henry Hauberg Papers (Augustana College)

    • The John Henry Hauberg papers contains the personal, professional, and research files of John Henry Hauberg, as well as his photography. John Henry Hauberg was a prolific researcher, photographer, businessman, and philanthropist active in the Quad...
    • Genealogy; Illinois and Regional History; Travel and Leisure; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--General; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Library Images (Saint Xavier University)

    • Images of the library at Saint Xavier University and its predecessor institutions, including Saint Xavier College and Saint Xavier Academy. The images document activities, events, and facilities, generally dating from the late 1930s through the...
    • University and Institutional History
    • Images; Images--Photographs
    • Music Treasures (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
    • Railroads in the Midwest, Early Documents and Images (Knox College)

    • This collection describes in documents and photographs the development of the nation's railroads in from the mid-nineteenth century up through the early twentieth century.
    • Business and Economics; U.S. History; Illinois and Regional History; Technology and Industry; Travel and Leisure
    • Images; Images--General; Images--Photographs; Maps; Text; Text--Books/Monographs; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • 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
    • The Grace Ward 19th Century Photograph Collection (Knox College)

    • Grace Rankin Ward (1844-1922) served overseas as a missionary and teacher to women and children. She taught school and worked in zenanas in India from 1870 to 1898 and returned with a collection of a few hundred albumen photographs. These...
    • Art and Architecture; Ethnology and Anthropology; Non-U.S. History; Travel and Leisure
    • Images; Images--General; Images--Photographs

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