An ALPLM expert offers a few simple tips to extend the life of your family's precious pictures and documents.
Letter reveals a young Mary Todd considering a future in Missouri, perhaps with Patrick Henry's grandson
In a time before recorded video and sound, sheet music was a way to get a message to the masses.
Small piece of paper in the ALPLM collection tells a big story about Abraham Lincoln's struggles.
An unexpected name sends a researcher in search of answers.
Two documents in the ALPLM collection show Lincoln counting votes from elections at very different points in his career, a reminder that he was not just a statesman but also a shrewd politician.
Subtle clues can help date documents.
Lincoln Presidential Library owns a piece of rope used in the execution of the people who conspired to assassinate Abraham Lincoln.
The Emancipation Proclamation is not as simple as it may first seem.