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American Library Association Archives Digital Collections
Amos Kennedy Collection
Campus Folksong Club Oral History
Carl Sandburg Collection
Champaign-Urbana Historic Built Environment
Chuck Olin Digital Film Archive
Collins Collection of Irish Political Cartoons
French World War I posters
Historical Maps Online
James Reston Papers
John Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
Joseph Gurney Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville's Soldier's Home
Maps of Africa to 1900
Motley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design
Paléographie des Classiques Latins
Portraits of Actors, 1720-1920
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
Sjoerd Koopman Library Postcard Collection
Sousa Archives Music Instrument Digital Image Library
Teaching with Digital Content (Digital Cultural Heritage Community)
University Honors - the Bronze Tablets
University of Illinois Built Environment
50-50: Fighting Chicago's Crime Trusts
Book covers; Covers (Illustration)
Cover of the book,"50-50": Fighting Chicago's Crime Trusts.
A good job by fire bug
Arson; Crimes; Interiors
Caption: "A good job by one of the fire bugs. Incendiary fires are supposed to have totaled one-half Chicago's annual loss. The trust heads are now in Joliet and insurance rates are down again."
A. N. Fisher
Caption: "A. N. Fisher, President, 1920-1921. Officers Chicago Joint Board". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
A. R. Parsons
Anarchists; Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886.
From text: A. R. Parsons is a medium sized, slimly built man, with a light mustache. By trade he is a printer. He is well educated, thoroughly posted on Socialism, and a fluent and stirring speaker. Unlike...
Abram Winegardner Harris
Universities & colleges; College presidents
Caption: "Abram Winegardner Harris: President of Northwestern University from 1906 until the present time". From text: "The next president of the University was Abram Winegardner Harris, who was elected...
Criminals; Organized crime
Caption: "His Favorite Pose" Here is an excellent likeness of Alphonse Capone, the Big Boy of Chicago Gangland, and the greatest gangster that ever lived. When King Al poses for a photograph which isn't...
Caption: "Alex Levin, Chairman, Board of Directors. Officers Chicago Joint Board". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
Alphonse Capone and John Stege
Organized crime; Police
Caption: "Alphonse Capone, released from a Philadelphia jail, set Chicago on its ears, when he appeared unheralded in the office of John Stege, Commissioner of Detectives, and blandly inquired if he was...
Ambulance loaded with fire victims
From text: "While the streets began to crowd for blocks around with weeping and heartbroken persons in mortal terror because of knowledge that loved ones had attended the performance, patrol wagons, ambulances...
American Brewing Academy
Brewing industry; Schools
Caption: "Amerikanische Brauer-Academie." Writing on building in image: "Wahl & Henius American Brewing Academy Scientific Station for Brewing American Brewers Review." The American Academy of Brewing...
Photograph is included in section on company's Grand Rapids facility.
Anton J. Cermak
From text: "Cermak Was Elected World's Fair Mayor[.] 'I'm glad it was me instead of you.' Thus spoke the man that had been chosen to be Mayor of the city of Chicago during A Century of Progress Exposition...
Caption: "Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Clybourne, types of the pioneer By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Archibald Clybourne (1802-1872), was a butcher and justice of the peace. (Source: Encyclopedia...
Caption: "The Armour grain elevator is the largest in the city, and belongs to the millionaire meat packer. The owner is noted for his great wheat operations on the Board of Trade. The vast quantities...
Caption: "Arrangements Committee, 5th Biennial Convention, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, Chicago May 8-13, 1922". On photograph: ""371 I. P. E. U."
Arrival of Lincoln's body
Funeral rites & ceremonies
Caption: "Arrival of Lincoln's Body in Chicago (The Hearse Preceded by White-Robed Girls)"
Galleries & museums; Art education
Caption: "This structure stands on the lake front facing Michigan Avenue, near the foot of Adams Street and was erected in 1893 at a cost of $785,000. It contains a rare collection of paintings, statuary...
Art Institute of Chicago
Galleries & museums
Caption: ""Art Institute on Michigan Avenue, facing Adams Street. Courtesy of Art Institute of Chicago""
From text: "Arthur Farrar was born December 3, 1837, and died November 2, 1893, yet within this comparatively brief space of time his life wrought for good along many lines. Between his record and the...
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