Thursday, February 12, 2009

President Abraham Lincoln's 200th Birthday

Today is the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birthday. To celebrate, check out some of these online exhibits...

Library of Congress Abraham Lincoln Exhibit
Check out these Lincoln-related images.

Library of Congress: Abraham Lincoln Papers
Check out timelines and other information about President Lincoln.

White House: Biography of Abraham Lincoln
Learn more about our 16th president.

With Malice Toward None
Check out this online Union Pacific tribute to Lincoln and his work bringing the railroad to life.

Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project
Lincoln/Net presents historical materials from Abraham Lincoln's Illinois years (1830-1861), including Lincoln's writings and speeches, as well as other materials illuminating antebellum Illinois.

Featured Documents: The Emancipation Proclamation
(The National Archives & Records Administration)

Sonnet Erin Brown
Federal Documents Librarian
Subject Specialist: Political Science/Paralegal Studies

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