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  1. Joseph Gurney Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville's Soldier's Home
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    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. Th...
  2. The Faces of Abraham Lincoln: The Meserve Lincoln Photographs, 1845-1865
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    Lincoln biographer Carl Sandburg, in his introduction to The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1944) quotes Civil War era journalist David Ross Locke’s impressions on meeting Lincoln: “I never saw a more thoughtful face. I never saw a more dignified face. I never saw so sad a face.” This collection of images—reproductions of prints made...
  3. John P. Ahrens, E. B. Leigh and E. T. Walker
    Image | 1908

    E. T. Walker, Secretary and Treasurer".
  4. Board of directors
    Image | 1908

    Caption: "Board of Directors: E. L. Adreon, John P. Ahrens, Jesse A. Baldwin, E. B. Leigh, F. P. Hays, C. S. Gleed, Albert Blair".
  5. Chicago general offices
    Image | 1908

  6. Draughting department
    Image | 1908

    Draughting department for Chicago location of the Chicago Railway Equipment Company.
  7. Tool department
    Image | 1908

    Tool department for Chicago Railway Equipment Company.
  8. Shop No. 2
    Image | 1908

    Caption: "N. E. Corner Shop No. 2."
  9. Shop No. 1
    Image | 1908

    Caption: "Section of Shop No. 1".
  10. Assembling department
    Image | 1908

  11. Power room
    Image | 1908

  12. Brake beam department
    Image | 1908

    Caption: "Brake Beam Department--North". The Chicago Railway Equipment Company was established in 1887, and in its first twenty years of operation it produced and sold over six million brake beams. (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/2387.html. ) Photograph is included in section on company's Detroit facility.
  13. Brake beam department
    Image | 1908

    Caption: "Brake Beam Department--South". The Chicago Railway Equipment Company was established in 1887, and in its first twenty years of operation it produced and sold over six million brake beams. (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/2387.html. ) Photograph is included in section on company's Detroit facility.
  14. Forge department
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Detroit facility.
  15. General views, looking S.W. and west
    Image | 1908

    Views of Chicago Railway Equipment Co. plant in Marion, Indiana.
  16. Bolt and rivet department
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Detroit facility.
  17. Bolster department
    Image | 1908

    Caption: "Bolster Dep't Hydraulic Press Multiple Punch". Photograph is included in section on company's Detroit facility.
  18. Bird's-eye view
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Jersey City facility.
  19. Solid beam department
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Jersey City facility.
  20. Assembling department
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Jersey City facility.
  21. Shipping department
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Marion facility.
  22. Office and old power plant
    Image | 1908

    Caption: "Office and Old Power Plant View from South Corner". Photograph is included in section on company's Grand Rapids facility.
  23. Furnace rooms and annealing building
    Image | 1908

    Caption: "General Views looking North Showing Furnace Rooms--looking East Showing Annealing Building and New Foundries". Photograph is included in section on company's Grand Rapids facility.
  24. Annealing department
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Grand Rapids facility.
  25. Shipping department
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Grand Rapids facility.
  26. Charles A. Comiskey
    Image | 1919

    Caption: "Frank Wing, cartoonist on the staff of the St. Paul Dispatch, and author of the well-known 'The Fotygraft Album,' is guilty of the above addition to the Comiskey gallery. Says Frank: 'This here's Charley Comiskey, th' baseball man, when he lived here in St. Paul and managed th' Saints, as they call our team.'"
  27. Planche CXVI
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    Écriture onciale du Ve siècle.
  28. Planche CXXXVII 2
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    Écriture onciale du VIe siècle.