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Come "meet" famed Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman as Kathryn Harris portrays Tubman and tells her story. Join us on Sunday, April 28th, at 2:00 pm in Meeting Room A-B of the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, for this outstanding program. Ms. Harris is the former library services director at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, Illinois, and past president of the Abraham Lincoln Association.
This second 2019 Lincoln at the Library program is sponsored by the Friends of the Allen County Public Library and is free and open to the public.Read More
Two upcoming programs are scheduled for the 2019 Lincoln at the Library Series. The speakers are:
Kathryn Harris, retired library services director at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, Illinois, and past president of the Abraham Lincoln Association. Ms. Harris will portray Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman on Sunday, April 28.
Brian Dirck, Professor of History at Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana. Dr. Dirck will present "'This Hallowed Ground': Abraham Lincoln and the Battlefield Dead" on Sunday, November 17.
All programs begin at 2 p.m. in Meeting Rooms A-B at the Allen County Public Library's Main Library. The 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
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