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Title Allen-Brooks-Cahill-Stewart Family
Collection Allen-Brooks-Cahill-Stewart Family Photographs
Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 010PC1
Description This collection contains 82 images from the Allen, Brooks, Cahill, and Stewart families of Ohio, Illinois, New York, and Pennsylvania including: Norma Brooks Cahill, Kittie Allen, Mary Blanche Allen, Blanche Allen, Had Allen, Charlie Allen, Robbie Allen, Fred Allen, Thomas J. Allen, Charles M. Allen, Lottie Allen Brooks, Norman H. Brooks, Viola Brooks, Amanda Dewey Brooks, Clarence Cahill, Charlie Lux, Gertrude Lux, Susie Marean, Allyn Marean, Alice Inman, John Inman, Shaean Inman, Ida Inman Moore, Nellie Lewis, Ida Sherwood, John Wesley Stewart, Armida Stewart, and Elizabeth "Libby" Stewart.

The collection also includes a photograph album [010PC1.76] with images of Charles Allen Stewart, John Fletcher Stewart and family; photos of the Stewart Family cemetery; Park Hotel in Crawfish Spring Georgia; two photographs of a bake shop in Evanston, Illinois; several images of the Chickamauga Battlefield in Georgia including the Snodgrass House and Lee and Gordon's Mills, dated September 1863. Other materials include a small group of mounted photographs, ca. 1898 including an image of the battleground of Sugar Point / Leech Lake in Minnesota.

*A select portion of the photographs have been scanned and are described below.

010PC1.14: Real photo postcard of Norma Brooks Cahill and Pauline during gym class at the YWCA, ca. 1911-1912.

010PC1.16: Real photo postcard of Norma Brooks Cahill, Middlefield, Ohio, 1906.

010PC1.24: Photograph of Norma Brook Cahill, April 1946.

010PC1.42: Photograph of Grandma Brooks (Peggy's Lottie) and Norma Brooks Cahill, Middlefield, Ohio, ca. 1903-1905.

010PC1.43: Mounted photograph of Norma Brook Cahill, 8 years old, ca. 1906.

010PC1.44: Cabinet card of Norma Brooks Cahill, 1 year old, ca. 1899-1900.

010PC1.45: Cabinet card of John Inman, undated.

010PC1.61: copy print of a cabinet card of Charles M. Allen (born ca. 1831)

010PC1.62-.63: Two mounted photographs of Bug-ah-na-ge-shig, Chief Warrior in Battle at Sugar Point, Leech Lake, Minnesota. Also known as "Bug" he was "The only unconquered Indian in the United States." Photographs taken by James S. Drysdale of Walker, Minnesota on April 7, 1899. [Images are the same]

010PC1.64-75: Group of mounted photographs, ca. 1898 including an image of the battleground of Sugar Point / Leech Lake in Minnesota [010PC1.67]; water scene with the "Chief of Duluth" boat; logging and rural Minnesota scenes; and a group image of the Detachment of the Third United States Infantry. A note on image 010PC1.75 states, "John Lawrence McCoy, Federal Agent in Minnesota with the Bureau of Indian Affairs collected these pictures."

010PC1.75: Group photograph of the Detachment of the Third United States Infantry. The picture was taken in the streets of Walker a few days after the Battle of Leech Lake, in which the detachment participated, ca. 1898.

010PC1.77: Ambrotype of Elizabeth "Libby" Stewart, daughter of John Wesley Stewart. Her sister Nellie married Dr. John Burchmore in Evanston, Illinois, ca. 1855-1865.

010PC1.78: Daguerreotype of Elizabeth "Libby" Stewart, daughter of John Wesley Stewart.

010PC1.79: Ambrotype of Electa A. Bowen, age 65, ca. 1808. Bowen was from Rockville, Illinois, was the mother of Armida Bowen and Armida married John Wesley Stewart.

010PC1.80: Ambrotype of Lieutenant Joseph Morgan Allen, 1st Minnesota Light Artillery Battery. Allen died at Lake Providence, Louisiana on a hospital ship of dysentery on March 2, 1863, age 23 (?)

010PC1.81: Daguerreotype of Thomas J. Allen, brother of Joseph Morgan Allen. Died 1868.
Year Range from 1860
Year Range to 1950
Place Ohio / Illinois / New York / Pennsylvania
Search Terms Agriculture
Battle of Leech Lake, Minnesota