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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Exhibits at the Undergraduate Library 2012 to 2013: A Salute to America

This guide provides video montages and images from monthly exhibits from the Undergraduate Library. See the Exhibit Guide for 2010-2011 at: http://uiuc.libguides.com/exhibit

A Salute to America

A Salute to America

  • Description: This exhibit highlights American patriotism at the Undergraduate Library.
  • Curators of Exhibit:  UGL Staff:  Josh Hankemeier
  • Date: July 2013
  • Link to YouTube Video:  http://bit.ly/1aLlEwd
  • Individual Pictures of the Exhibit are Below

A Closer Look at the Exhibit

A Closer Look at the Exhibit

America--Side View Salute to America--Whole Case America--Case side view 2
My Fellow Americans--the Most Important Speeches of America's Presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama Trumbull's Declaration of Independence Signing Their Rights Away--the Fame and Misfortune of the Men Who Signed the United States Constitution
Don't Tread On Me America--Liberty Birth of the Flag by Henry Mosler
JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis--the Fourteenth Day Washington D.C. at twilight Kennedy vs. Nixon--The Presidential Election of 1960
George Washington Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography Lincoln Memorial
King Years--Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement Statue of Liberty Vietnam War--The Essential Reference Guide
Rosie The Riveter World War I--Primary Documents in Events from 1914 to 1919 America--U.S. Flag and Bald Eagle
Spirit of '76 by Archibald Willard Maquoketa VFW Post 3633--Maquoketa, Iowa paul Revere's Ride by N.C. Wyeth
E Pluribus Unum United States Constitution Annuit Cœptis Novus Ordo Seclorum
Captain America America--Independence Day America--State Flags
Destination Moon--The Apollo Missions in the Astronauts' Own Words Mt. Rushmore A Nation Challenged-A Visual History of 9/11 and its Aftermath
Raising the Second Flag on Iwo Jima Schinlder's List V-J Day in Times Square
What Have We Learned, Charlie Brown--Omaha Beach Tomb of the Unknowns--Arlington National Cemetery What Have We Learned, Charlie Brown--In Flanders Fields
           Muriel Eckelberg Allen--Army Nurse 1945 to 1973--Retired Lieut. Col. U.S. Army--World War II, Korea, Japan 1946 to 1948, Germany 1953 to 1956, Belgium 1967 to 1969 & Vietnam 1969 to 1970. Bronze Star Medal--Iowa's first VFW Commander Ronald Arthur Hankemeier--Ensign U.S. Navy--U.S.S. Hermitage LSD-34--Chesapeake Bay, Spain, Greece 1968 to 1972.              Louis “Bud” W. Eckelberg--Corporal, MP, Medic. U.S. Army World War II--Africa, Sicily, Italy, France, Germany 1941 to 1945.
America--Curator Card America--Bald Eagle-Closeup America--Exhibit Dedication