Artifacts from the Lincoln Book Shop
Bjorn Skaptason presented a slide show of artifacts of Abraham Lincoln and told the stories behind them. The collection included… read more
Bjorn Skaptason presented a slide show of artifacts of Abraham Lincoln and told the stories behind them. The collection included portraits, pictures, letters, documents, and campaign memorabilia.
“Stories Behind the Artifacts: Lincoln’s Early Life, Presidential Campaign of 1860, and First Inauguration” was the final presentation of the 150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Inauguration Symposium held at the Union League Club of Chicago, in partnership with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Chicago History Museum, Chicago Public Library, Civil War Round Table of Chicago, Lincoln Academy of Illinois, Newberry Library, and the Pritzker Military Library. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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