Letter shows the Lincolns as a young couple managing the typical concerns of middle-class life.
Items on loan from Springfield's African American sororities tell a century-long story of women helping women.
Art historian Mark Pohlad examines an ALPLM painting that seems to blend the Civil War, World War I and the artist's own nightmares into a single powerful image.
At the urging of a magazine "editress," Abraham Lincoln called for a day of thanksgiving on the last Thursday of November. It was a major step in making Thanksgiving the tradition we know today.
A Lincoln historian puts the spotlight on the meaning and power of the overly familiar words of the Gettysburg Address.
Abraham Lincoln unloads his frustrations to a friend as he faces mudslinging and distortions in race for Congress.
After losing to the "I Like Ike" message in 1952, Adlai Stevenson returned with a warning about treating politicians like products.
ALPLM database provides information on 9,200 Union soldiers, with digitized pictures of nearly 1,000
Next phase for ambitious online project will explore period that includes his famous Senate campaign and debates with Stephen Douglas.
The head of our Tumultuous 2020 oral history project shares what she learned about people and the pandemic.