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Gold for Archives Month 2013

The University of Illinois noted Archives Month 2013 by marking the Golden Anniversary of its University Archives.

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Student Life in the Great Depression

An exhibit concerning student life during the Great Depression (1928-1938) was recently erected outside of the University Archives in the main hallway.

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Illini Union

The Student Life & Culture Archives was recently asked to create a small exhibit on the history of the Illini Union for the celebration of Founder’s Day on Wednesday, March 13th. Dedication of the original building in 1941 completed a long planning process started early in the Twentieth Century.  Interest in a specially built Union […]

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John Philip Sousa hits the beach at new exhibit!

Sousa hits the beach as part of our new exhibit “America and Sousa’s Band Through the Photographic Lens of Charles Strothkamp” Charles Strothkamp (1896-1983) was born and raised in Manhattan, New York. At the age of fifteen he began studying clarinet, and nearly fifteen years later joined the Sousa Band as fourth clarinet for its […]

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