Abraham Lincoln and Columbia tending a garden of newly sprouted Union soldiers, Vanity Fair, May 4, 1861.
The last photograph of Abraham Lincoln, 1865
Advertisements for first Lincoln-Douglas debate, Ottawa, Illinois, 1858
From Lincoln’s “House Divided” speech, 1858. One of the most important and famous speeches he made before he was president. Famous line: “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”
New York Herald report after 6th Lincoln-Douglas Debate, October 13, 1858
Political cartoons from 1860 presidential election, a rematch between Lincoln and Douglas, this time with Lincoln winning.
Stamp commemorating 100th anniversary of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, 1958.