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

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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,…

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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…

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Ada Rice Collection

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Ada Rice was the wife of Dan Rice, a Chicago-native businessman who successfully bred and raced thoroughbred horses from the 1940s to the 1970s. In…

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Adeline Geo-Karis Collection

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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…

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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…

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Adlai Stevenson II Collection

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Adlai Stevenson II was the 31st Governor of Illinois, serving from 1949 until 1953. He received the Democratic nomination for president 1952 and 1956,…

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Adlai Stevenson III Collection

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Adlai Stevenson III served as an at-large member of the Illinois House of Representatives from 1964-1967. He went on to become the state Treasurer…

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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…

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Adolph Germer Collection

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

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Adolph Wittemann Collection

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Brothers Adolph and Herman Wittemann founded the Albertype Company, a publisher of postcards, in 1887. The company, located in Brooklyn, New York,…

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Albert A. Higinbotham Correspondence

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Albert Louis Loud Collection

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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…

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Alkire-Ross-Leach Collection

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The photographs in the Ross-Alkire-Leach Family Collection revolve around the families of sisters Adeline Ross Alkire and Mary E. Ross Leach and their…

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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…

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Alvin C. Larson Collection

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Photographs from Alvin C. Larson's service in the 1st Infantry, Illinois National Guard. The images in this collection include photographs of the 1st…

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American Baptist Churches of the Great Rivers Region Collection

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The American Baptist Churches of the Great Rivers Region provides oversight for American Baptist churches in Missouri and Illinois excluding Cook,…

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Amza Lewis Fitch Collection

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Captain Amza Lewis Fitch served in the Civil War in the 13th New York Heavy Artillery and the Navy. Fitch and his family lived in Oak Park, Illinois,…

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Arthur Dubin Collection

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Arthur Detmers Dubin (1923-2011) was a Chicago architect, transportation expert, and train enthusiast. Photos in this collection highlight his…

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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…

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Arthur Wines Collection

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The Arthur Wines Collection is named for Arthur Frederick Wines, the third of eight children born to Frederick H. Wines and Mary Frances Hackney…

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Banks-Mercer Family Collection

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The Banks-Mercer Family Collection features portraits of members of the Banks and Mercer families of Fulton County, Illinois. Nathaniel Butler Banks…

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Barrickman and Rowe Family Collection

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The Barrickman and Rowe Family Collection highlights the family of Mary S. Barrickman Rowe. Barrickman Rowe's father, Christian "C.J." Barrickman…

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Benjamin Grierson Collection

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Benjamin H. Grierson began his working career as a music teacher in Jacksonville, Illinois, in the 1850s. He enlisted in the Army as a private in the…

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Benjamin Miller Papers

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