Background Image Credits
From left to right:
State Capitol showing Lincoln Statue, Springfield, Ill. 1933. Newberry Library. Permission to display provided by the Newberry Library.
Gwendolyn Brooks was an American poet. 1979. University Communications, Illinois Wesleyan University. Permission to display provided by Illinois Wesleyan University.
Chicago, Lincoln monument, Grant Park. Date unknown. Eastern Illinois University Booth Library. Permission to display provided by the Booth Library.
Homer Henderson after Charles Bird King. Portrait of Black Hawk (late 19th c). Chicago History Museum. Image ID: ICHi-066112. Permission to display provided by the Chicago History Museum.
Brubaker, Charles William. Loop skyline from the Chicago River. 1983. University of Illinois at Chicago. Permission to display provided by the University of Illinois at Chicago Library.
Alfred Montgomery. American, 1857-1922. Corn with Pumpkin, Sack, Box, Barrel, and Scoop. Oil on canvas. 47” x 57”. Gift of Merle and Barbara Glick, Peoria Riverfront Museum Permanent Collection. Permission to display provided by the Peoria Riverfront Museum.