Dedication of the Henry Horner Collection

Title

Dedication of the Henry Horner Collection

Subject

Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967
Cross, Hugh W., 1896-1972
Green, Dwight H. (Dwight Herbert), 1897-1958
Barrett, Oliver R. (Oliver Roger), 1873-1950
Straus, Robert
Dedications

Description

Dedication of the Henry Horner Collection at the Centennial Building Auditorium. 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). On verso: Horner Lincoln Collection exercises February 12, 1941, Auditorium Centennial Building. Reading left to right: Carl Sandburg, Lt. Governor Hugh Cross, Governor Dwight H. Green, Trustee of Illinois State Historical Library Oliver R. Barrett, and Robert Straus, cousin of Governor Horner. Photo by Arthur Witman, Staff Photographer, St. Louis Post Dispatch.

Creator

Witman, Arthur

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1941-02-12

Rights

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

Format

jpg

Language

en

Identifier

400415
Henry Horner Collection

Original Format

commercial print
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

21 x 26 cm

Citation

Witman, Arthur, “Dedication of the Henry Horner Collection,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 28, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/18646.