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Francis P. Kane papers

Military records, biographies, correspondence, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers of Francis P. Kane, a Chicago military officer and local government official. Most of the collection consists of correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to his service with the Il...

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J. H. Lawson papers

Letters (ca. 20), most sent to Lt. J.H. Lawson from his mother in Kewanee (Ill.), while he served with the 6th Illinois Infantry in East St. Louis during the 1917 race riot and in the 123rd Field Artillery, U.S. Army, in France during World War I. Also present are a picture postcard (Laddie in Kh...

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