Abraham Lincoln asks himself if slavery and democracy can co-exist.
As Black History Month ends and Women's History Month begins, a Black woman shares powerful memories of life in the segregated South and her military service.
For an area as important as the Midwest, it is still vaguely defined.
Sometimes a book must be torn apart before it can be put back together.
The president and the explorer: Abraham Lincoln appoints Isaac Israel Hayes to medical post.
An ALPLM historian finds an interesting connection between the destruction of two historic buildings
Illinois took a major step toward eventual statehood when it was split off from Indiana Territory
Lincoln descendant 'Peggy' Beckwith lived life on her own terms
An ALPLM expert offers a few simple tips to extend the life of your family's precious pictures and documents.
Eugene Debs helped organize one of the earliest nationwide labor strikes and wound up in prison.