Link

uicspecialcollections:

neat!

(Source: ex-tabulis)

Photo
An Invaluable Medicine, circa 1865. “A remedy so easily procured and so vitally efficacious should be always on hand…”
See more at Des Plaines Memory!

An Invaluable Medicine, circa 1865. “A remedy so easily procured and so vitally efficacious should be always on hand…”

See more at Des Plaines Memory!

Photo
RECEIPT FOR THE CURE OF SMALL-POX, circa 1865. All you need are some spirits of minderus, syrup of squills, half an ounce of Turkey rhubarb and a few other items!
See more at Des Plaines Memory!

RECEIPT FOR THE CURE OF SMALL-POX, circa 1865. All you need are some spirits of minderus, syrup of squills, half an ounce of Turkey rhubarb and a few other items!

See more at Des Plaines Memory!

Photoset

This is how we preserve our Des Plaines history. I’m scanning the Diary of Isabella Norton, May - December, 1865. We have two of her diaries uploaded to Des Plaines Memory. From the archives of the Des Plaines History Center.

See more at Des Plaines Memory!

Photo
calumet412:

Wolf Point, 1885, Chicago.

calumet412:

Wolf Point, 1885, Chicago.

Photo
dpplteen:

weekendswithjackie:

From http://flavorwire.com/387224/25-vintage-photos-of-librarians-being-awesome/view-all
This kind of gives me the willies. 

Should we get a Librarian 2.0 for the Teen Lounge?

dpplteen:

weekendswithjackie:

From http://flavorwire.com/387224/25-vintage-photos-of-librarians-being-awesome/view-all

This kind of gives me the willies. 

Should we get a Librarian 2.0 for the Teen Lounge?

Photo
Pre-Kardashian Bruce Jenner, Olympian.
Autographed letter in support of the “Super Heroes are Super Readers” summer reading club at the Des Plaines Public Library, June 1979.
See more at Des Plaines Memory!

Pre-Kardashian Bruce Jenner, Olympian.

Autographed letter in support of the “Super Heroes are Super Readers” summer reading club at the Des Plaines Public Library, June 1979.

See more at Des Plaines Memory!

Photo
JoJo Starbuck, Olympian.
Autographed postcard and letter in support of the “Super Heroes are Super Readers” summer reading club at the Des Plaines Public Library, June 1979.
See more at Des Plaines Memory!

JoJo Starbuck, Olympian.

Autographed postcard and letter in support of the “Super Heroes are Super Readers” summer reading club at the Des Plaines Public Library, June 1979.

See more at Des Plaines Memory!

Photo
calumet412:

Looking south on DesPlaines from Washington, 1907, Chicago.
LoC.gov

calumet412:

Looking south on DesPlaines from Washington, 1907, Chicago.

LoC.gov

Photo
World War I Quilt, circa 1918.


One of four quilts featured in the exhibit, “Wrapped in Comfort and Community,” at the Des Plaines History Center. Opening reception Thursday, January 30, 2014, 4 - 7 p.m.
See more at Des Plaines Memory!

World War I Quilt, circa 1918.

One of four quilts featured in the exhibit, “Wrapped in Comfort and Community,” at the Des Plaines History Center. Opening reception Thursday, January 30, 2014, 4 - 7 p.m.

See more at Des Plaines Memory!