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Morton Arboretum -- Sterling Morton Library

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  1. Dedication of monument to J. Sterling Morton on the grounds of Arbor Lodge.
    Dedication of monument to J. Sterling Morton at Arbor Lodge in Nebraska City, Nebraska on October 28, 1905. Top row, left side: 4th and 5th from left: Daniel Peterkin, Secretary-Treasurer of Morton Salt, and E. P. Ripley, president of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad. Top row, middle, left to right: Cleveland’s Secretary of the Interior, David R. Francis; Mrs. Grover Cleveland; former President Grover Cleveland; Cleveland’s Secretary of the Navy, Hilary A. Herbert; and former Vice President Adlai Stevenson I. Bottom row, left side, 2nd and 3rd from left: E. A. Potter, president of Chicago’s American Trust and Savings Bank, and Joy Morton. Bottom row, right side, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th from left: John C. Black, president of Chicago’s Continental Bank; Paul Morton, president of Equitable Life Assurance Society and former Secretary of the Navy under Theodore Roosevelt; Charles Deere, president of John Deere; and Emma Morton (over Deere’s left shoulder).

  2. J. Sterling and Caroline Morton
    Portrait of J. Sterling Morton and his wife Caroline.

  3. Joy Morton and his wife Margaret Gray Morton
    Joy Morton and his wife Margaret Gray Morton at Transfer Day, the dedication of Arbor Lodge to the state of Nebraska, September 27,1923.

  4. Joy Morton in his office at the Morton Salt Company
    Joy Morton in "Boston Town House" office at the Morton Salt Company, Illinois Central Pier I, c. 1900.

  5. Joy Morton's 70th Birthday Celebration
    Morton family members gather around a birthday cake for Joy Morton at his 70th birthday celebration, which took place at his Thornhill Estate on the grounds of The Morton Arboretum. Attendees included staff of the Morton Salt Company. Left to right (standing) - Sterling, Margaret Gray, Joy, Mrs. Jeanette Peterkin, Jean Morton Cudahy, and Daniel Peterkin

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