Sleuths trace fate of 1st black male slave freed by Lincoln

...first black male slave freed by Abraham Lincoln, tracking his final resting...Trials of the First Slave Freed by Abraham Lincoln - A True Story of Nance Legins-Costley...the help of a curator at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum...
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Douglas L Gregg

...might easily have seemed an impossible dream, but Doug was determined. He "read for the law," in the tradition of Abraham Lincoln as well as many notable Alaska attorneys in "the old days." He studied nights while working full time and was eventually...
My Turn: A man to be remembered

...ballots but was unable to achieve a majority for the nomination.On the third ballot, a less well-known Republican, Abraham Lincoln, was chosen as the nominee. Bitterly disappointed, Seward nevertheless campaigned vigorously for Lincoln in New...
My Turn: It's not what leaders do, but what we do

...when a delightfully diverse populous pauses to enjoy a land of the free and brave. It is more than just a fun day.Abraham Lincoln said it best in Gettysburg: "...our fathers brought forth on this continent a nation conceived in liberty and...
'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' feeds our social fantasies

"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" is what happens when the nightmare of our nation's...The real horror is the fantasy that racism is easy to overcome. "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" speaks to our desire to imagine the quick eradication...
Evening at Egan lecture to focus on Abraham Lincoln

...Evening at Egan lecture will be "The Southerner: Abraham Lincoln as a White Supremacist Hero" led by David the beginning of the 20th century re-imagined Abraham Lincoln as a lifelong believer in white supremacy and a man...
Today in history for Tuesday, Mar. 10

...Thomas Jefferson was appointed America's minister to France, succeeding Benjamin Franklin.In 1864, President Abraham Lincoln assigned Ulysses S. Grant, who had just received his commission as lieutenant-general, to the command of the...
Lincoln Foundation offers nationwide high school essay contest

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation has offered a project for high students are invited to write an essay of exactly 272 words on Abraham Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address or an issue that inspires their passion...
Have we come to this?

...and/or further support. Democracy that is truly "of the people" - "by the people" - "for the people" (Abraham Lincoln. Gettysburg Address. 1864) is a pretty good idea!Carolyn BrownDouglas
Photo: Seward on the move the vault in the new State Library, Archives and Museum building. Seward, as Secretary of State for President Abraham Lincoln negotiated to buy Alaska from Russia for a price of $7.2 million in 1867.


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