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Lincoln Assassination Letters Collection

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

Deruy Collection

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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…

Adin Baber Collection

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

Black-Abbot Family Collection

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

C. J. Jacoby Collection

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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…

On the Job in Illinois Collection

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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…

Cities and Towns Collection

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

Joseph Cannon Collection

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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…

Dwight H. Green Collection

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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…

Lyman Trumbull Collection

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