President Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln exhibition at Pollard Memorial Library.

Pollard Memorial Library in Lowell, Massachusetts will be hosting a special Abraham Lincoln exhibition from May 15 through June 25, 2010

Learn about the life of United States President Abraham Lincoln at a special exhibition held at Pollard Memorial Library in Lowell, Massachusetts from May 15, 2010, through June 25, 2010. Several special events will be held at the Library and in the city of Lowell throughout the duration of the exhibition.

Included in this special Abraham Lincoln exhibition are reproductions of rare historical documents, photographs, and illustrative material (engravings, lithographs, cartoons, and political ephemera). According the the American Library Association, this exhibition focuses on various aspects of Abraham Lincoln’s life including “young Lincoln’s America, the House dividing, war for the Union, the Emancipation Proclamation, the role of black soldiers in the Civil War, and the final months of the Civil War and Lincoln’s life.”

The Forever Free exhibition has visited many libraries across the United States, and it has been organized and sponsored by the Huntington Library and The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History with assistance from the American Library Association Public Programs Office. It has also been funded by a large financial grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.