Dedication of the Henry Horner Collection
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967
Cross, Hugh W., 1896-1972
Green, Dwight H. (Dwight Herbert), 1897-1958
Barrett, Oliver R. (Oliver Roger), 1873-1950
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.
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Henry Horner Collection
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Witman, Arthur, “Dedication of the Henry Horner Collection,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 28, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/18646.