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Joseph Gurney Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville's Soldier's Home

Joseph Gurney Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville Soldier's Home collection comes from the Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville Soldier's Home (1897-1908) held in Illinois History and Lincoln Collection. Joseph G. "Uncle Joe" Cannon served as a Congressional Representative for the 14th District of Illinois and as Speaker of the House of Representatives. The collection contains 231 photographs of the Danville's Soldier's Home, documenting the progress of the construction.