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This sepia colored photograph shows Abraham Lincoln. A lawyer from Springfield, Illinois who began his political career as an Illinois state legislator and later was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. He became the sixteenth President of the United States on November 6, 1860. As commander in chief he guided the country through the difficult years of the Civil War and signed into law legislation that respected and maintain human freedom for all individuals.

Date: Between 1859 and 1860

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Item Number: 214855
Call Number: B Lincoln, Abraham *150
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 214855

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