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Postcard, depicting Lincoln Home
Postcard, depicting Lincoln Home
Resource Typeimage
TitlePostcard, depicting Lincoln Home
Coverage / Year1926 to 1952; International/Modern
DescriptionBlack and white photo postcard showing white-painted Lincoln Home with black shutters. Large flagpole on corner, two plaques on either side of gate. One corner are a fire hydrant, mailbox, and sign saying "Lincoln Home". In background, two smokestacks can be seen. On front steps is house number "430", and a black mailbox is seen on the door frame. L 5 1/2" x W 3 1/2".
InterpretationThis postcard documents the house color, neighboring lots, and items used to make the house easy to find for visitors.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorL.L. Cook Co.
SourceDonated by David Kapsos, McFarland, WI
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Post; Postcard; Mail; Home
Collection PublisherLincoln Home National Historic Site
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource IdentifierLIHO 9395
CONTENTdm file name39044141262003_9395.jpg
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