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A Nation in Tears:
150 Years after Lincoln's Death

12 February — 4 May 2015

Curated by: John Hoffmann, Dennis Sears, and Michelle Yestrepsky

150 years have passed since the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. To mark this milestone, the Rare Book & Manuscript Library's Spring Exhibition has been curated by John Hoffmann, head of the Illinois History and Lincoln Collections at the University of Illinois Library.

A Nation in Tears: 150 Years After Lincoln’s Death, opened on Lincoln's birthday and will close on May 4, the anniversary of the day of the President's burial in Springfield, Illinois. More...