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Deacon Philo Carpenter
Deacon Philo Carpenter
TitleDeacon Philo Carpenter
DescriptionFrom text: "The Deacon (he was deacon emeritus in his last years) came to Chicago in 1832, and was largely instrumental in organizing the First Presbyterian Church. Later he moved to the West Side, and there joined the Third Church. As an ingrained Abolitionist he attended the Anti-Slavery Convention in Cincinnati in 1850..." Image appears to be an enhanced photograph and is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
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RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject NameCarpenter, Philo
Coverage-SpatialChicago (Ill.)
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Book TitleBygone days in Chicago; recollections of the "Garden city" of the sixties
Author of the BookCook, Frederick Francis
CollectionPicture Chicago
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