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Articles with keyword "Abraham Lincoln"

an illustration of Lincoln


Lincoln’s Assassination Stuns the Nation

President Lincoln, shot on Good Friday, was dead on Saturday, and mourned throughout the country on Easter Sunday, 1865.

Jules Witcover


Impertinent Questions with Jules Witcover

NEH-funded book on veeps.


The Quintessential City

New York on film captures "the city that never sleeps."


Excerpts from the Writings of James M. McPherson

McPherson's books capture the complexity of the Civil War and the connections between battlefront and home front.


Reconstructing Lincoln's Law Practice

A cache of documents sheds light on the author of the Emancipation Proclamation and his fifteen-year legal career.


Incidents in the Life of an Abolitionist

The story of Harriet Jacobs, fugitive slave, author, and relief worker, unfolds in a new book.

GeoHistorian students

ODH in the News

By Perry Collins

Several of our Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant awardees have received media attention in recent weeks.


The Sound of Freedom

Composed during World War II, Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait reflects the mood of the times during which it is performed.

Thaddeus Stevens was a resolute fighter


Remarkable Radical: Thaddeus Stevens

Thaddeus Stevens was a fearsome reformer, who never backed down from a fight.