Organized by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Abraham Lincoln: A Man of His Time, A Man of All Time is a national traveling exhibition that has been made possible in part through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, dedicated to expanding American understanding of human experience and cultural heritage. The exhibit features seven panels that display text, photos and graphics about the 16th president. The exhibit begins by discussing Lincoln's early life in Kentucky and then continues through his time in Springfield, as president, his assassination and finally his legacy. The exhibit also has two displays specifically devoted to slavery and the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln: A Man of His Time, A Man for All Times will run from Nov. 12- Dec. 12.
Be sure to join us for a special program on Sunday, November 25th at 2 p.m!
Abraham Lincoln, presented by The West Side Soldiers Aid Society, Inc.
Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave.
No registration required.
Patricia Lynch, co-founder of the West Side Soldiers Aid Society, Inc. will speak about Milwaukee's connections to our 16th president. She is dance mistress of West Side Victorian Dancers, and author of Milwaukee's Soldiers Home. Learn about the threads connecting pioneering women and men to President Abraham Lincoln. Program begins in Mozart's Grove and then moves to Meeting Room I.