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Zion (Ill.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Evelyn Lampe postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lampe
Abstract Collection of 1 photograph and 80 postcards primarily of Zion, Illinois and Chicago. Also included are postcards from Florida, Iowa, New York and Wisconsin.
Dates: 1907-1996

George A. Gonder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gonder
Abstract Church-related correspondence and documents of George A. Gonder, Christian Catholic Apostolic Church in Zion convert and official in Kansas and Illinois. Includes postcards showing Zion City parks, buildings, and church officials.
Dates: 1899-1907

Harry E. Biedinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Biedinger
Abstract Collection of more than 60 diaries, datebooks, and financial records kept over a lifetime by Harry E. Biedinger (1880-1956), who was among the founding members and builders of Zion City, a failed utopian Christian community outside of Chicago.
Dates: 1898-1949

Zion City (Ill.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Zion
Abstract Mainly newspaper clipping scrapbooks, but also correspondence, and miscellaneous material relating to John Alexander Dowie and the founding of the Christian Catholic Church and Zion City, Illinois.
Dates: 1888-1974; Majority of material found within 1899 - 1907