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Illinois Digital Archives

The state of Illinois is many things to many people, and visitors to this very fine digital collection will no doubt discover new things about the Land of Lincoln. Created by a dedicated team at the Illinois State Library, these collections cover everything from the planned community of Park Forest to the evolution of the O'Hare International Airport. Visitors can search the entire collection at...
Illinois Digital Archives

Created in 2000, the Illinois Digital Archives (IDA) is a repository for the digital collection of the Illinois State Library and other libraries and cultural organizations from the Land of Lincoln. The collections are collected from Chicago, Deerfield, Dundee, Elgin and dozens of other communities. The diverse range of materials includes oral histories, complete manuscripts, posters, newspapers,...
Chicago Film Archives

The Chicago Film Archives is an amazing regional film archive that collects, preserves, and provides access to films that represent the spirit of the Midwest. They work together with a range of other partners to host film festivals, develop seminars, and also sponsor public lectures. Visitors should click on over to the Explore Collections area to browse through over 600 films. This section...
The Decaturian

What can you learn about a university from its student newspaper? Certainly it will capture the spirit of the time, the passions of the community, and of course, coverage of gridiron heroes. The Decaturian is one such fine daily and it documented life at Milliken University for many decades. This digital collection brings together issues from 1903 to 1951 and is a rich repository of information...