Browse Collections (552 total)

Albert Louis Loud Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405932-01.jpg

Albert Louis Loud was born in Virden, Illinois, in 1886. He began his career as an engineer accompanying his brother in law, photographer and engineer…

View the items in Albert Louis Loud Collection

Adolph Germer Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405901-01.jpg

Adolph Germer (1881 - 1964) was a socialist, miner, union official for the United Mine Workers of America, and National Executive Secretary for the…

View the items in Adolph Germer Collection

Fifer-Bohrer Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405834-01.jpg

Florence Fifer Bohrer was born in Bloomington, Illinois, on January 24, 1877.She was the daughter of Joseph W. Fifer, who later became the governor of…

View the items in Fifer-Bohrer Collection

Adeline Geo-Karis Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405819-01.jpg

Adeline Jay Geo-Karis was born in Tegeas, Greece, on March 29, 1918 and immigrated to the United States as a child. Geo-Karis, who held the rank of…

View the items in Adeline Geo-Karis Collection

Illinois Sesquicentennial Commission Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405790-01.jpg

The Illinois Sesquicentennial Commission was created in 1965 by the 74thIllinois General Assembly to commemorate the 150thanniversary of statehood in…

View the items in Illinois Sesquicentennial Commission Collection

Abner J. Mikva Collection

Abner J. Mikva was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Prior to entering college at the University of Wisconsin Mikva served in the U. S. Army Air Corps…

View the items in Abner J. Mikva Collection

Alphabetical list of Springfield, Ill. citizens or "snow birds".

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/516582.pdf

Browse items in the Residents of Springfield Before the Deep Snow of 1830-1831.Zimri A. Enos, son of one of Springfield's founders, Pascal Enos,…

View the items in Alphabetical list of Springfield, Ill. citizens or "snow birds".

Temple Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/401850-01.jpg

The Temple Collection features images taken by the Wayne County Record newspaper staff. The newspaper, based in Fairfield, Illinois, ran from…

View the items in Temple Collection

Monticello College Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/402285-01.jpg

Monticello College first began as the Monticello Female Seminary in 1838. Founded by Captain Benjamin Godfrey to provide education for women, the…

View the items in Monticello College Collection

Chicago Drainage Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/402595-01.jpg

The Chicago Drainage Collection documents the construction of the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal during the 1890s and early 1900s. The canal serves…

View the items in Chicago Drainage Collection

Lincoln Assassination Letters Collection

516581.pdf

Browse the items in the Lincoln Assassination Collection Read contemporary accounts of the assassination of President Lincoln and the mourning and…

View the items in Lincoln Assassination Letters Collection

Deruy Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405718-01.jpg

Lawrence Deruy served in the United States Army 79th Infantry during World War II. As part of his service, Deruy served in Germany as part of the…

View the items in Deruy Collection

Adin Baber Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405681-01.jpg

The Adin Baber Collection includes photographs of the Adin and Mary Ellen Hanks Baber family. Adin Baber (1834-1902) married Mary Ellen Hanks, the…

View the items in Adin Baber Collection

Black-Abbot Family Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405669-01.jpg

The Black-Abbot Family Collection contains images of several members of the Black and Abbot Families stemming from Helene Black Abbot and her husband,…

View the items in Black-Abbot Family Collection

C. J. Jacoby Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405660-01.jpg

Casper J. (or C. J.)Jacoby was born in 1855, one of eleven children of Henry and Katherine Peiter Jacoby of Brighton, Illinois.C. J. Jacoby attended…

View the items in C. J. Jacoby Collection

On the Job in Illinois Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405644-01.jpg

The On the Job in Illinois Collection chronicles men and women at work in a variety of industries throughout Illinois. The images appeared in an…

View the items in On the Job in Illinois Collection

Cities and Towns Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405619-01.jpg

The Cities and Towns Collection contains images of scenes from several cities throughout the state of Illinois.

View the items in Cities and Towns Collection

Joseph Cannon Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405600-01.jpg

Joseph G. Cannon was born in Guilford, North Carolina, the son of Dr. Horace Cannon and Gulielma Hollingsworth Cannon. After the death of his father…

View the items in Joseph Cannon Collection

Dwight H. Green Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405572-01.jpg

Dwight H. Green served as governor from 1941 until 1949. Prior to his time as governor, Green worked as a United States Attorney for the Northern…

View the items in Dwight H. Green Collection

Lyman Trumbull Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405563-01.jpg

Lyman Trumbull was born in Colchester, Connecticut on October 12, 1813, to Benjamin and Elizabeth (Mather) Trumbull. In 1837 he moved to Belleville,…

View the items in Lyman Trumbull Collection

Alma Trumbull Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405552-01.jpg

Alma Trumbull was the youngest daughter of United States Senator Lyman Trumbull and Mary Ingraham. Alma Trumbull did not live to adulthood.Photographs…

View the items in Alma Trumbull Collection

Margery Adams Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405523-01.jpg

Margery Adams was a lifelong Springfield, Illinois, resident who donated her family home and property to the Illinois Audubon Society which now serves…

View the items in Margery Adams Collection

C. Wayland Brooks Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405521-01.jpg

Charles Wayland Brooks represented the state of Illinois in the United States Senate from 1940-1949. Brooks unsuccessfully ran for Illinois governor…

View the items in C. Wayland Brooks Collection

Everett M. Dirksen Collection

http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/files/uploads/405513-01.jpg

Everett M. Dirksen served in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate on behalf of the state of Illinois. Dirksen began…

View the items in Everett M. Dirksen Collection