Lincoln, Nebraska (LOC)-Lincoln

Lincoln
Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska (LOC)
Vachon, John,, 1914-1975,, photographer.

Lincoln, Nebraska

1942

1 transparency : color.

Notes:
Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Photograph shows Park and billboard: Lincoln has gone 40 Days without a Traffic Fatality, help us add another day.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Subjects:
Parks
United States–Nebraska–Lincoln

Format: Transparencies–Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Farm Security Administration – Office of War Information Collection Lot 11671-28 (DLC) 93845501

General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac

Persistent URL: hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a34286

Call Number: LC-USF35-638

Lincoln
Lincoln

[Abraham Lincoln, Congressman-elect from Illinois. Three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front] (LOC)
Shepherd, Nicholas H., photographer.

[Abraham Lincoln, Congressman-elect from Illinois. Three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front]

[Springfield, Ill., 1846 or 1847]

1 photograph : quarter plate daguerreotype ; plate 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.

Notes:
This daguerreotype is the earliest-known photograph of Abraham Lincoln, taken at age 37 when he was a frontier lawyer in Springfield and Congressman-elect from Illinois. (Source: Ostendorf, p. 4)

Attributed to Nicholas H. Shepherd, based on the recollections of Gibson W. Harris, a law student in Lincoln’s office from 1845 to 1847. (Source: Gibson William Harris, "My Recollections of Abraham Lincoln," Women’s Home Companion (November 1903), 9-11.) Robert Lincoln, son of the President, thought the photo was made in either St. Louis or Washington during his father’s term in Congress.

Published in: Lincoln’s photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 4-5.

Title devised by Library staff.
Gift; Mary Lincoln Isham; 1937.
Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

Subjects:
Lincoln, Abraham–1809-1865.

Format: Portrait photographs–1840-1850.
Daguerreotypes–1840-1850.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress) (DLC) 95861318

Persistent URL: hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g02439

Call Number: DAG no. 1224

Lincoln
Lincoln

The Lincoln Memorial
The Lincoln Memorial: one of the two additional monuments seen from the Holocaust Museum.

The tallest librarian gave us a task to find our next clue which was hidden in the back of a book. We did a little online research (thanks to the tallest librarian, again) and moved on as quickly as we could.

Lincoln

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