Portrait of Nathan McGill with wife Idalee and sons Simuel and Nathan Jr., 1925. Nathan was the first African American to serve as assistant attorney general for the State of Illinois. Photograph by Pew Hoffman.
Mrs. Annie Turnbo Malone, seated on a balcony railing. She founded and developed a large and prominent commercial and educational enterprise centered around cosmetics for African-American women. Photograph by Unknown.
Firefighter William Musham on the scene of the Iroquois Theater fire, the deadliest theater fire killing over 600 people. The theater was located at 24-28 West Randolph Street in the Loop, c. 1903, Chicago, Illinois. Photograph by Chicago Daily News, Inc.