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Louis Loud Collection

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Albert Louis Loud was born in Virden, Illinois, in 1886. He began his career as an engineer accompanying his brother in law, photographer and engineer…

Fifer-Bohrer Collection

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Florence Fifer Bohrer was born in Bloomington, Illinois, on January 24, 1877.She was the daughter of Joseph W. Fifer, who later became the governor of…

Adeline Geo-Karis Collection

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Adeline Jay Geo-Karis was born in Tegeas, Greece, on March 29, 1918 and immigrated to the United States as a child. Geo-Karis, who held the rank of…

Illinois Sesquicentennial Commission Collection

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The Illinois Sesquicentennial Commission was created in 1965 by the 74thIllinois General Assembly to commemorate the 150thanniversary of statehood in…

Residents of Springfield Before the Deep Snow of 1830-1831 (SC 1453)

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Browse items in the Residents of Springfield Before the Deep Snow of 1830-1831.Zimri A. Enos, son of one of Springfield's founders, Pascal Enos,…

Temple Collection

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The Temple Collection features images taken by the Wayne County Record newspaper staff. The newspaper, based in Fairfield, Illinois, ran from…

Monticello College Collection

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Monticello College first began as the Monticello Female Seminary in 1838. Founded by Captain Benjamin Godfrey to provide education for women, the…

Chicago Drainage Collection

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The Chicago Drainage Collection documents the construction of the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal during the 1890s and early 1900s. The canal serves…