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Sketch of Carl Sandburg's back
Pencil and ink sketch from the back of Carl Sandburg at the typewriter, with phone on desk. Caption, "Hurray. Carl's back." Signed (name?) [family has original]
Lombard football team
photograph of Lombard College's football team, 1900-1902. Carl Sandburg is the second person from the right in the back row. A number is penned over each person in the photograph, which corresponds to their name listed on the back.
Caption for the photograph, taped to the back: "Photogenic head of Carl Sandburg appears to have no body as it is hidden by a hassock in this picture taken from an unusual angle by Daily News photographer Charles Krejcsi." Dec. 1 - 1959 stamped on back.
Carl Sandburg in Chicago greeted by Meyer Kestnbaum
Caption pasted to the back of a photograph of Carl Sandburg getting off of a plane in Chicago and being greeted by Meyer Kestnbaum. In the back is Jan Benoit. Photograph is dated 4 May 1960.
Wade House from the back
View of Wade House from the back. The building looks dilapidated. photograph may have been taken pre-restoration.
Anne Milroy Ferril
Young girl standing with her arms behind her back in a park, wearing a fedora. On back is written: "Anne Milroy Ferril in a hat that becomes her more than her father."
Several men seated and standing in a dirt clearing
Faded photograph of several men who look like hobos or miners. A man on the right is seated with his back against an embankment. On the left is a man's back.
Gunder Haag shaking Mayor La Guardia's hand
From left to right: Pvt. Kjell J. Peterson, Gunder Haag, Mayor La Guardia, and Martin Kastengren. Swedish runner Gunder Haag is a fireman in Gafle, Sweden. Dated on back 19 August 1943. More information is attached to the back of the photograph.
Group photograph of schoolgirls posed in front of a fireplace. In the middle of the back row is a statue of Mary, and the girl on either end of the back row is holding a tenor saxophone. A second copy of the photograph can be found at Asheville A23-17.
Four double string Mandocello
Labeled on back: "Four double string Mandocello…"
Class photograph of children with an adult. Helga Sandburg is second from the left in the front row, and Janet Sandburg is the last girl in the back row.
Carl Sandburg's daughters Helga Sandburg and Janet Sandburg
Janet Sandburg and Helga Sandburg, back and side view respectively, in yard. Box A-7. Negative available. [original size 14.6 x 8.9]
Carl Sandburg with guitar
Carl Sandburg playing guitar wearing suit. Back of photograph says "[J?]ull", and sticker reads "Reed and Stukie photographs Merner Hall Mt. Vernon, Iowa".
Woman and four girls
Four girls and a woman outside. Possibly Margaret, Helga, Lilian Paula, and Janet Sandburg across the back. Lilian Paula is holding an unidentified young girl. Box A4. Negative available.
Cyrene Wir and unidentified person
Portrait of unidentified woman, possibly Eve Nash. Labeled on back: Cyrene Weir 1901 / Farmington, Ia / Eve Nash? Daughter of Pres.
Carl Sandburg with Mr. and Mrs. Edward Steichen, First Lady, and President Johnson at White House
"Well, back to the salt mines…". President Johnson waves to reporters from a balcony at the White House. Included in the photograph are Edward Steichen, Carl Sandburg, Lynda Bird Johnson, and, Mrs. Edward Steichen. A typed caption is in the right margin of this photograph. Dated 10 April 1964.
Portrait of Helga Sandburg in white dress
Helga Sandburg in a white dress, "Stimson; Appleton, Wis." on back. Box A3. Negative available.
Carl Sandburg receives an honorary doctorate from the University of Illinois
Poem pasted to the back of a photograph of Carl Sandburg receiving an honorary doctorate of letters from the University of Illinois by President George D. Stoddard. The poem is entitled "The Commencement of a Renaissance." The author is unknown.
Old Wade House State Park
Caption pasted to the back of a photograph concerning the opening of Old Wade House State Park in Greenbush, Wisconsin.
Carl Sandburg at the University of North Carolina
Caption pasted to the back of a photograph of Carl Sandburg accepting a photograph of him and President Johnson from University of North Carolina president William C. Friday on the occasion of Sandburg's 87th birthday. photograph dated 6 January .
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