Eugene Debs helped organize one of the earliest nationwide labor strikes and wound up in prison.
Letter reveals a young Mary Todd considering a future in Missouri, perhaps with Patrick Henry's grandson
Orion Samuelson was the legendary radio host for Midwestern agriculture. His life was full of events and triumphs over struggle.
The legacy of an event that is over a century old can still be felt in the city of Chicago today.
A bloodstained piece of fabric highlights the true cost of freedom.
Christmases of the past show how strong the American people can be in times of adversity.
New search tool makes it easier for online visitors to see what's on the library shelves at ALPLM and other Illinois institutions.
Volunteer says enriching visitors' experience is "what makes the museum so special."
A rash decision by a Union general led to a sticky situation for Abraham Lincoln
One of Lincoln's careers was surveying, and he made many maps, including of some places that never existed.