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Joseph Gurney Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville's Soldier's Home


Joseph Gurney Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville's Soldier's Home collection comes from the "Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville's Soldier's Home (1897-1908)" held in Illinois History and Lincoln Collection. Joseph G. "Uncle Joe" Cannon served as a Congressional Representative for the 14th District of Illinois and as Speaker of the House of Representatives. The collection contains 231 photographs of the Danville's Soldier's Home, documenting the progress of the construction.

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	Soldiers Home Grounds with cannons
Soldiers Home Grounds with cannons, 1899