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  • Tags: 19th Century

Number of Visitors (August-Sept 1874)1.jpg
Count of daily visitors to the library in August and September of 1874

ASCE Members take measuremetns at the historic bridge site (vertical file or survey maybe).jpg
American Society of Civil Engineers members take measurements of the Stone Arch Bridge in preparation for a restoration effort.

1858-59_Cattle Bank (Bowman Map).jpg
Image of the Cattle Bank from 1858 map of Urbana and West Urbana by Alexander Bowman.

Fortnightly Club, 1896; Recto-Front.jpg
1896 photograph of members of the Fortnightly Club

Frank Jaques_COPY.jpg
Frank Jaques (1839-1896) came to Urbana in 1858. He was a lawyer, businessman, philanthropist, and early supporter of the library

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Image of Frederick E. Eubeling (1841-1911). Eubeling was one of the founding member of The Urbana Free Library and worked in the library during the 1890s when it was in the City Building.

1977_Cattle Bank (Joan Severns).jpg
Champaign City Council member and future mayor (1979-1983) holds an artistic rendering of what the Cattle Bank building could look like if restored to its original historic appearance.

12_KuhnAdCartoon.jpg
1865 clothing advertisement showing clothes coming express to Kuhn’s in Champaign from New York City
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