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Photographs from the Chicago Daily News: 1902-1933     View
"This collection comprises over 55,000 images of urban life captured on glass plate negatives between 1902 and 1933 by photographers employed by the Chicago Daily News , then one of Chicago's leading newspapers." The photos are from the col ...

The Springfield Race Riot of 1908     View
This illustrated narrative recounts the August 1908 race riot in Springfield, Illinois, starting with the events of the later afternoon and evening of August 14, when a crowd demanded the release of two prisoners at the city's jail, and continuing wi ...

Springfield, Illinois, Race Riot of 1908     View
Compilation of material about the commemoration of "the 100th anniversary of what has become known as 'the Springfield Race Riot of 1908'. The events of two sweltering days in August of 1908 shocked the nation and led to the formation of the NAA ...

DuSable Museum of African American History     View
This Chicago museum was "dedicated to the collection, preservation, interpretation and dissemination of the history and culture of Americans of African descent." In addition to information about the museum, its exhibits, and events, the sit ...

Field Museum     View
This museum, located in Chicago, is dedicated to "the preservation and exhibition of objects illustrating art, archaeology, science and history." The site contains online exhibits (topics include lions of Tsavo, and butterflies); and inform ...

Geology By Lightplane     View
A collection of over three hundred aerial photos displaying geological features taken above Minnesota, Illinois, Idaho, Kentucky, Michigan, Iowa, South Dakota, Wyoming, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah. From a geology professor at the Universi ...

Our Rose Garden     View
"This short guide to rose gardening will hopefully help sort through some of the confusion about roses and entice you to include one or more of these plants in your garden." Includes tips for selection, site selection and bed preparation, p ...

The Parasitic Plant Connection     View
Parasitic plants are organized by family, with photos (some are spectacular), descriptions, distribution maps, lists of genera, bibliographic references, and DNA sequence information, as well as other information. The site also includes a glossary of ...

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum     View
Find information about this Springfield, Illinois, complex and its architecture, a biographical timeline of Lincoln, and related links. Includes a schedule of events for the official opening and dedication in April 2005.

Prairie Styles     View
This site features photos of buildings designed in the Prairie Style of architecture as pioneered by Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright. The site provides brief biographies of these architects and other followers of the style with linked images of ...




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