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Julia Jayne Trumbull Collection

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Julia Jayne Trumbull was the first wife of United States Senator Lyman Trumbull. She served as bridesmaid at Abraham and Mary Lincoln's wedding. After…

Alma Trumbull Collection

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

Margery Adams Collection

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

C. Wayland Brooks Collection

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

Everett M. Dirksen Collection

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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…

John L. Lewis Collection

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John L. Lewis was a labor organizer and leader, serving as president of both the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) and the Congress of Industrial…

Noah Mason Collection

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Noah M. Mason began his career as a teacher in Oglesby, Illinois, serving as the Oglesby Superintendent of Schools from 1908-1936. During that time he…

Frank Ward Holt Collection

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Frank Ward Holt was a soldier during World War I, fighting with Company H of the 129th Infantry, American Expeditionary Force. During his military…

Adolph Berger Collection

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Adolph Berger, a German physician who practiced medicine in Lebanon, Illinois, was born about 1820 and educated at Heidelberg, Germany. While a…

Arthur J. Bidwill Collection

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Arthur J. Bidwill served in the Illinois state Senate from 1935-1972. During his time in office he served as the Senate President Pro-Tempore from…