Illinois College

Beecher Hall is the oldest college building in the state of Illinois.
The Bruner Fitness Center during a home football game.
Sturtevant Hall photographed from the upper quad.
Lincoln Hall dormitory photographed from the lower quad.

Private liberal arts college in Jacksonville, Illinois.

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Jacksonville, Illinois

City in Morgan County, Illinois, United States.

City in Morgan County, Illinois, United States.

Big Eli Wheel on corner of E. Morton and S. Main
Illinois School for the Deaf
An atlas map from 1872 showing Portuguese landowners living near Jacksonville.

It is home to Illinois College, Illinois School for the Deaf, and the Illinois School for the Visually Impaired.

two teams, yellow and green, compete in an association football match

Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

College athletic conference that existed from 1908 to 1970 in the United States.

College athletic conference that existed from 1908 to 1970 in the United States.

two teams, yellow and green, compete in an association football match

The IIAC was formed in April 1908 with eight charter members: Illinois State Normal University (now Illinois State University), Illinois Wesleyan University, Bradley Polytechnic Institute (now Bradley University), Millikin University, Monmouth College, Knox College, Lombard College and Illinois College.

William Jennings Bryan

American lawyer, orator and politician.

American lawyer, orator and politician.

Bryan's birthplace in Salem, Illinois
Attorney Mary Baird Bryan, the wife of William Jennings Bryan
A young Bryan
"UNITED SNAKES OF AMERICA" "IN BRYAN WE TRUST" political satire token of 1896, known as "Bryan Money"
Bryan campaigning for president, October 1896
1896 electoral vote results
The United States and its colonial possessions after the Spanish–American War
Conservatives in 1900 ridiculed Bryan's eclectic platform.
1900 electoral vote results
William J Bryan in 1906 as Moses with new 10 commandments; Puck 19 sept 1906 by Joseph Keppler. Tablet reads: l-Thou shalt have no other leaders before me. II—Thou shalt not make unto thyself any high Protective Tariff. Ill—Eight hours, and no more, shalt thou labor and do all thy work. IV—Thou shalt not graft. V—Thou shalt not elect thy Senators save by Popular Vote. VI—Thou shalt not grant rebates unto thy neighbor. VII—Thou shalt not make combinations in restraint of trade. VIII—Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's income, but shall make him pay a tax upon it. IX—There shall be no more government by injunction. X—Remember Election Day to vote it early. P.S.— When in doubt, ask Me.
Bryan speaking at the 1908 Democratic National Convention
Presidential Campaign button for Bryan
1908 electoral vote results
Bryan attending the 1912 Democratic National Convention
Bryan served as Secretary of State under President Woodrow Wilson
Cartoon of Secretary of State Bryan reading war news in 1914
Villa Serena, Bryan's home built in 1913 at Miami, Florida
Charles W. and William J. Bryan
At the Scopes Trial, William Jennings Bryan (seated, left) being questioned by Clarence Darrow (standing, right).
Statue of Bryan on the lawn of the Rhea County courthouse in Dayton, Tennessee

After graduating from Whipple Academy, Bryan entered Illinois College, which was also located in Jacksonville.

Richard Yates (politician, born 1815)

The Governor of Illinois during the American Civil War and has been considered one of the most effective war governors.

The Governor of Illinois during the American Civil War and has been considered one of the most effective war governors.

Statue by Polasek outside the Illinois State Capitol
Richard Yates

He studied at Miami University and Georgetown College and graduated from Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois, in 1835.

Edward Beecher

American theologian, the son of Lyman Beecher and the brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Henry Ward Beecher.

American theologian, the son of Lyman Beecher and the brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Henry Ward Beecher.

In 1830, he became the first president of Illinois College at Jacksonville, Illinois, where he remained president for 14 years.

MacMurray College

Private college in Jacksonville, Illinois.

Private college in Jacksonville, Illinois.

Annie Merner Chapel

In the 1990s it had more students than Illinois College, but later its enrollment and finances declined.

Powell as he appears at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

John Wesley Powell

American geologist, U.S. Army soldier, explorer of the American West, professor at Illinois Wesleyan University, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions.

American geologist, U.S. Army soldier, explorer of the American West, professor at Illinois Wesleyan University, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions.

Powell as he appears at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.
Powell served as the second Director of the United States Geological Survey, a post he held from 1881 to 1894. This photograph dates from early in his term of office.
John Wesley Powell and his wife, Emma, in Detroit in 1863.
First camp of the John Wesley Powell expedition, in the willows, Green River, Wyoming, 1871.
Powell (right) with Tau-gu, a Southern Paiute, 1871–1872.
Charles Doolittle Walcott, John Wesley Powell, and Sir Archibald Geikie on a geological field excursion to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, May 1897.
Hopi basketry bread tray, donated to the U.S. National Museum of Natural History by J.W. Powell in 1876.
Powell’s Profile, a rock formation named for John Wesley Powell in Knowles Canyon, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Utah.
John Wesley Powell was honored on a U.S. commemorative stamp in 1969.
Maud Powell, niece of John Wesley Powell, photographed at his monument, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 1918

Powell studied at Illinois College, Illinois Institute (which would later become Wheaton College), and Oberlin College, over a period of seven years while teaching, but was unable to attain his degree.

Ritsumeikan University

Private university in Kyoto, Japan, that traces its origin to 1869.

Private university in Kyoto, Japan, that traces its origin to 1869.

Bust of Kojuro Nakagawa
Zonshinkan is a building on the Kinugasa Campus.
The Ritsumeikan Charter
Nakagawa Kaikan building on the Suzaku Campus
Rohm Plaza of Biwako Kusatsu Campus
Saionji Memorial Hall (Kinugasa Campus, Kyoto, Japan)
Zonshinkan Hall (Kinugasa Campus, Kyoto, Japan)
Hirai Kaichiro Memorial Library
Art Research Center (Kinugasa Campus)

Illinois College

United Church of Christ

Mainline Protestant Christian denomination based in the United States, with historical and confessional roots in the Congregational, Calvinist, Lutheran, and Anabaptist traditions, and with approximately 4,794 churches and 773,539 members.

Mainline Protestant Christian denomination based in the United States, with historical and confessional roots in the Congregational, Calvinist, Lutheran, and Anabaptist traditions, and with approximately 4,794 churches and 773,539 members.

Congregational Church in Connecticut.
South Parish Congregational Church and Parish House in Augusta, Maine in 2013.
First Congregational Church in Springfield, Massachusetts.
First Congregational Church of Long Beach, California.
Old South Church, Boston.
"God Is Still Speaking" banner on a UCC church in Rochester, Minnesota

Illinois College (Jacksonville, Illinois)

A portrait of Findley in 1979

Paul Findley

American writer and politician.

American writer and politician.

A portrait of Findley in 1979

He received his bachelor's degree from Illinois College, which is currently home to The Paul Findley Congressional Office Museum.