Henry Horner, Executive Library
Illinois Executive Mansion (Springfield, Ill.)
Horner, Henry, 1878-1940
Interior view of the executive mansion library during Henry Horners tenure as governor. Horner was the twenty-eighth Governor of Illinois (1933-1940). Known as a reformer, Horner fought political patronage and oversaw the states troubled finances during the Great Depression. Additionally, Horner's extensive collection of Lincolniana became the foundation of the Lincoln Collection at the Illinois State Historical Library (now the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library).
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
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Henry Horner Collection
21 x 25 cm
Georg, Herbert, “Henry Horner, Executive Library,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 26, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/18643.