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The 2019 Lincoln at the Library Series will present its final program on Sunday, December 8, at 2 p.m. in Meeting Rooms A-B at the Allen County Public Library's Main Library. Brian Dirck, Professor of History at Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana, will discuss Lincoln's interactions and understanding of death throughout the Civil War. Dirck has recently written on Lincoln's relationship with death throughout his lifetime in a new book titledThe Black Heavens. Lincoln at the Library programs are free and open to the public.
Lincoln at the Library programs are free and open to the public.
Friends of the Lincoln Collection of Indiana, Inc., has launched a new website serving as an additional gateway to the thousands of digitized Lincoln era letters, photographs, newspapers, books and other items from the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection. In addition, it will soon post searchable archives from the more than 1900 issues of "Lincoln Lore," a nationally recognized magazine for scholarly articles, interviews, book reviews, and announcements of local and national Lincoln-related programs and events. The site will also offer other items of interest, including links to Collection items displayed in the Fine Book Room of the Allen County Public Library; online exhibits; dozens of viewable Lincoln presentations at the library; and educational support from resident Lincoln historians.Read More
View items from the collection, learn about Lincoln and his times, and connect with other Lincoln enthusiasts through the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection's social media pages on Facebook, Pinterest and Tumblr. Just follow the links at the bottom of any page on the website!