March/April 2008 issue

Abraham Lincoln Display in St. Louis


The Judicial Learning Center in the Eastern District of Missouri is now host to a stunning display called Forever Free: Abraham Lincolnís Journey to Emancipation. This panel exhibit reexamines President Lincolnís efforts toward the abolition of slavery during the Civil War and includes reproductions of rare historical documents, photographs, newspaper items and illustrations.

The display was organized by the Huntington Library and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in cooperation with the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities. It will be in Judicial Learning Center until November 1, 2008.

The Judicial Learning Center is located on the first floor of the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse in St. Louis, Missouri. If you are in St. Louis, you definitely want to stop by and see this!