An unexpected name sends a researcher in search of answers.
Volunteer uses his love of both Lincoln and teaching to contribute at the ALPLM
When Abraham Lincoln served in Congress, he encountered bills with titles both long and short.
A young Abraham Lincoln, still new to town, decides to run for office on a platform of investing in infrastructure.
As a volunteer, Francie Staggs has donated nearly 4,600 hours to the Lincoln Presidential Library
A young machine-gunner from Illinois faces frigid temperatures and overwhelming odds during a key battle in the Korean War.
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.
Illinois history highlights for November include death of Elijah Lovejoy
Air Force veteran Tom Murgatroyd has become a key part of the ALPLM's volunteer program.
A look back at the many identities Lincoln was given by the political cartoonists of his day.