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This black and white negative shows Abraham Lincoln. A lawyer from Springfield, Illinois who began his political career as an Illinois state legislator and 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.

Creator: Brady, Mathew B., 1823 (ca.)-1896
Date: February 1860

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Item Number: 214890
Call Number: B Lincoln, Abraham *36
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 214890

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