Opening of Route 66 at Lincoln

Title

Opening of Route 66 at Lincoln

Subject

United States--United States Highway 66
Illinois--Lincoln
Politicians
Automobiles
Hoffman, Elmer J. (Elmer Joseph), 1899-1976
Chapman, John W. (John William), 1894-1978
Stratton, William G. (William Grant), 1914-2001
Nickell, Vernon L. (Vernon Lewis), 1891-1961
Carpentier, Charles F., 1896-1964
Illinois. Office of Lieutenant Governor
Illinois. Governor
Illinois. Office of Secretary of State
Illinois. Office of the State Treasurer
Illinois. Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction
Ribbons
Microphone
Roads
Lieutenant governors

Description

Governor William G. Stratton (3rd from right) stands with several other state officials during the ribbon cutting ceremony at the opening of Route 66 in Lincoln. From left to right: Elmer J. Hoffman, State Treasurer; Unidentified; John W. Chapman, Lieutenant Governor; William G. Stratton, Governor; Vernon L. Nickell, Superintendent of Public Instruction; and Charles F. Carpentier, Secretary of State.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1953-XX-XX

Rights

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

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

403713
John Chapman Collection

Original Format

commercial print
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

20 x 26 cm

Citation

“Opening of Route 66 at Lincoln,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 22, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/25844.