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Looking for Lincoln in Illinois : Lincoln's Springfield

Author: Bryon C Andreasen
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents fifty Abraham Lincoln stories as an illustrated guide to the Springfield Illinois, locations on the Looking for Lincoln Story Trail. (The trail consists of more than two hundred illustrated storyboards posted in sites of significance to Lincoln's life and career across fifty-two communities in Illinois.) Through texts, historic photographs and images, and maps the book helps recreate the social and cultural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
History
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryon C Andreasen
ISBN: 9780809333820 0809333821
OCLC Number: 880966010
Description: xii, 115 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Lincoln's Springfield --
In their Springfield prime --
The Lincoln boys' Springfield --
Samuel S. Ball's Bath & Barber Shop --
C.M. and S. Smith Store --
Lincoln's dentist --
Curran's Jewelry Shop --
Lincoln's invention --
Mary Lincoln's wedding ring --
Lincoln's hat --
Illinois State Register Office --
Campaign poles --
Fourth Street cottage --
Lincoln's Temperance Address --
Globe Tavern --
First Presbyterian Church --
Lincoln's funeral train --
Boarding house romance? --
Chenery House --
Brunswick's Billiard Hall --
Stuart & Lincoln Law Office --
Joshua Speed's Store --
Lincoln's last law office --
Simeon Francis Home --
The "Ball Alley" --
Springfield Marine & fire Insurance Company --
Corneau & Diller Drug Store --
Cook's Hall --
The American House --
William Florville's Barber Shop --
Lincoln-era fire companies --
The Lyceum --
Lincoln's carriage maker --
Mary Lincoln's funeral --
The children's Lincoln --
Mary Lincoln's family --
Lincoln's horse --
Lincoln and animals --
Great Western Railroad Depot --
Animal problems --
Republican wigwams --
Political rallies and parades --
Wide-Awakes --
Masonic Hall --
Leaping Lincoln --
Virgil Hickox Home --
Clark and Ann Marie Smith Home (Vachel Lindsay Home) --
Illinois Executive Mansion --
Ninian and Elizabeth Edwards Home --
Mather's Grove.
Responsibility: Bryon C. Andreasen.

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Presenting fifty Abraham Lincoln stories some familiar and beloved, some fresh and unexpected "Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: Lincoln s Springfield"is a carefully researched, richly illustrated  Read more...

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