Even an old bottle can lead to a trip down the rabbit hole – if it belonged to Abraham Lincoln.
How you store family photos and documents makes a huge difference in how long they will last. Here are some tips for making wise choices.
Simple names and dates in old records can sometimes shed light on fascinating stories, such as the life of Civil War veteran Albert Cashier.
When Frances Todd was about to wed, her father sent a letter with some advice on marriage. Did her sister Mary get a similar letter?
Illinois Midland Railroad produced calendars featuring Lincoln and later donated the original art to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
Although women were unable to vote in 1840, they were still politically active.
An ALPLM historian finds an interesting connection between the destruction of two historic buildings
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.