Victor Georg Collection


Victor Georg Collection


Victor Emmanuel Georg, a German immigrant, was a nationally recognized artist and photographer who worked out of Chicago and Springfield. One of his three sons and namesake, Victor Georg, also became a respected Illinois photographer. This collection presents a selection of the younger Georg's photography.


Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum


The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Collection Items

Pierik Family
Portrait of John Pierik and his large family.

Mona Desmond
Portrait of Mona Desmond sitting on a bench.

Rural Electrification
Men install power lines in the countryside using mule drawn carts. The Rural Electrification Administration (REA), created in 1935, brought inexpensive electric lighting and power to rural areas across the United States.

Madge Aiston
Portrait of actress Madge Aiston sitting on a couch in long dress, hat, gloves, and boots.

Women of the Ku Klux Klan
Seventeen women of the Ku Klux Klan pose for a group picture. Women first joined the ranks of the Klan in the mid 1860s. Formed in 1923, during the national revival of the Klan, the Women of the Ku Klux Klan (WKKK) was headquartered in Little Rock,…
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