BROWSE ITEMS TAGGED "ILLINOIS"
6 Items

 Browse AllBrowse by TagBrowse Map   
Andrew Rube Foster

Andrew Rube Foster

September 12, 1918

Rube Foster was the founder of the Negro National League. He was also the longtime owner of the Chicago American Giants.

Tags: Baseball | Draft Registration | Illinois | Negro League | World War I
Hydro v. Steam

Hydro vs. Steam

April 22, 1936

As America began to modernize after the Great Depression, the hydroelectric versus steam power debate was a popular topic in the 1930s...

Tags: Electricity | Illinois | Tennessee
Labor Unions

Labor Unions

ca. 1919

These documents are contained in the penitentiary case file for Isaac Coldwell. Coldwell was convicted of violating the Oleomargerine Act from 1886...

Tags: Atlanta Federal Penitentiary | Communism | Illinois | Georgia | Labor
Social War Bulletin

SOcial War Bulletin

ca. 1919

This communist newspaper contains several pieces on specific communist victories, such as the Russian Revolution. The paper also contains...

Tags: Atlanta Federal Penitentiary | Communism | Illinois | Georgia | Labor
Freitag Speech

Freitag Speech

May 6, 1963

In his May 1963 speech, Captain Robert F. Freitag, Director of Launch Vehicles and Propulsion, discussed U.S. booster technology and the...

Tags: Illinois | Space Exploration
Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse

1963

Written by Lois Lundell Higgins, Director of the Crime Prevention Bureau of Illinois and the author of the first manual for female police officers, "Dope-ology"...

Tags: Health | Illinois | Kentucky