• Grandson of Stephen A. Douglas

    Harold E. Way

    Grandson of Stephen A. Douglas on stage at the 1908 Lincoln-Douglas debate celebration. The man seated to the right of the speaker is Clark E. Carr.

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  • Knox College Founders Day 1903

    Green, Allen Ayrault, 1880-1963

    Dignitaries prepare to address an audience during the Founders Day celebration at Central Congregational Church on February 16, 1903. The two men on the left are unknown. The speaker is Minnesota Gove…

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  • John Brown memorial

    Galesburg Semi-weekly Democrat

    Newspaper article reporting on a gathering of people in Galesburg, Illinois honoring the memory of abolitionist John Brown, who was executed for his crimes the previous day.

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  • Lincoln-Douglas debate celebration

    Harold E. Way

    Stage and speaker at the 1908 Lincoln-Douglas debate celebration. The man seated to the right of the speaker is Clark E. Carr.

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  • Colored Ratification Meeting

    Galesburg Republican

    Announcement in the Galesburg Republican newspaper, April 16, 1870, for a celebration, to be held in Galesburg, Illinois, of the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granti…

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  • Lincoln-Douglas debate anniversary

    Green, Allen Ayrault, 1880-1963

    Dignitaries fill the platform at the 1896 Lincoln-Douglas debate anniversary celebration. Chauncey Depew addresses the crowd. Clark E. Carr is seated on the far right. Busts of Abraham Lincoln and Ste…

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  • Lincoln-Douglas debate celebration

    Green, Allen Ayrault, 1880-1963

    Dignitaries fill the platform at the 1899 Lincoln-Douglas debate anniversary celebration. Col. Clark E. Carr is directly behind the flag-draped podium. Senator Shelby Cullom is standing near the podiu…

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  • Carr-Jackson wedding

    Green, Allen Ayrault, 1880-1963

    The bride, Julia Crosby Carr, and groom, Capt. William Payne Jackson are surrounded by the wedding party at the home of the bride's parents, Clark E. and Sarah Carr at 560 N. Prairie Street in Galesbu…

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  • Evening Meeting

    Galesburg Republican

    Report in the Galesburg Republican newspaper of festivities held in the African American community in Galesburg, Illinois.

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  • President William McKinley and cabinet with Col. Clark E. Carr

    Harold E. Way

    President William McKinley and cabinet with Colonel Clark E. Carr on the steps of Carr's home in Galesburg, Illinois at the time of the Lincoln-Douglas debate celebration.

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  • Blacks in Galesburg

    Muelder, Hermann R

    Audio recording of a lecture by Professor Hermann Muelder given on February 13, 1985 at Knox College. Muelder relates some of the history of African Americans in Galesburg in the 19th century, focusin…

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  • Lincoln Douglas debate celebration

    Green, Allen Ayrault, 1880-1963

    Clark E. Carr speaks to the crowd at the Lincoln Douglas debate anniversary celebration at Knox College. The man seated to Carr's right is Chauncey Depew. The men seated to Carr's left are (right to l…

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  • Lincoln-Douglas debate celebration

    Green, Allen Ayrault, 1880-1963

    Dignitaries fill the platform at the 1899 Lincoln-Douglas debate anniversary celebration. Col. Clark E. Carr is directly behind the flag-draped podium.

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  • Carr-Jackson wedding

    Green, Allen Ayrault, 1880-1963

    The bride, Julia Crosby Carr, and groom, Capt. William Payne Jackson enter a coach on their wedding day at the home of the bride's parents, Clark E. and Sarah Carr at 560 N. Prairie Street in Galesbur…

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  • Jefferson Turner

    Atwood, Jesse Howell

    Notes taken from an interview of Mrs. J.W. Earley by Knox College Professor of Sociology, J. Howell Atwood. The notes are about Jefferson "Jeff" Turner, a former slave. Atwood conducted extensive rese…

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  • Clark E. Carr, Chairman

    Harold E. Way

    Clark E. Carr addresses the crowd at the 1908 Lincoln-Douglas debate celebration.

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  • Lincoln-Douglas debate celebration

    Harold E. Way

    Stage and speaker at the 1908 Lincoln-Douglas debate celebration. The man seated to the right of the speaker is Clark E. Carr.

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  • Teddy Roosevelt

    Green, Allen Ayrault, 1880-1963

    Teddy Roosevelt speaks to the crowd in front of Knox College's Old Main during a campaign rally for William McKinley's presidential bid. Roosevelt was McKinley's running mate. The man in the white sui…

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