Bluffs and Piasa Bird, 2016

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Outside the Owens-Illinois Glass Factory This photograph of the Owens-Illinois Glass Factory was taken from the entrance by the railroad tracks. Unknown November 15, 2016
Aerial View of Owens-Illinois Glass Factory, Alton, and Mississippi River Aerial photograph of Owens-Illinois Glass Factory and the Mississippi River during the Mississippi Flood in 1973. April 6, 1973 November 15, 2016
Proposed Design for Souvenir Glassware for the Alton Plant Centennial<br /><br />
This hand drawing is of a proposed design for a souvenir glass for the centennial of the Owens-Illinois Glass Company in July 1973. The design includes gold leaf and the company's logo. 1973 November 15, 2016
Aerial View of Owens-Illinois Glass Factory Aerial view of Owens-Illinois Glass Factory featuring several buildings. Unknown November 15, 2016
Panoramic Photo of the Illinois Glass Company This panoramic photo shows works of the Illinois Glass Company in 1897 August 6, 1897 November 15, 2016
Floor Plan for the New Lincoln School This floor plan was drawn by the Alton architecture firm L. Pfeiffenberger & Son for the building of a new Lincoln School for African American children in Edwardsville. The school building opened in 1912. Today, the building is home to the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities. Circa 1911 October 13, 2016
Old Lincoln School Building This photograph shows the original Lincoln School prior to the construction of the new building in 1911. 1877 to 1911 October 10, 2016
New Lincoln School Building This photograph shows the second Lincoln School building, which was constructed in 1911. The Lincoln School was a public school for African Americans in Edwardsville. The school closed in 1950 due to the desegregation of the Edwardsville school system, and was renovated in 1952 as a Kindergarten through 6th grade school. The school closed permanently in 1972. Today, the building is home to the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities. After 1911 October 6, 2016