Lincoln's Briefcase: Roll Call


“The United States observes Abraham Lincoln’s 205th birthday on Wednesday, and after years of celebrating the 16th president’s heroic accomplishments, the Lincoln Cottage is showing a more human side of the man from Springfield, Ill… And while there will never be a shortage of praise heaped on his deeds, this year President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home in Washington is displaying artifacts that remind people there was a man behind the myth.”

RollCall-Feb2014-closeupRoll Call visited President Lincoln’s Cottage to take a look at our newest exhibit, featuring President Lincoln’s personal briefcase. Click here to read the full article.

Photo by Tom Williams, courtesy Roll Call.

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