Newspaper articles, pamphlets, and other ephemera from England about Abraham Lincoln. Some items relate to the relationship between Manchester, England and Abraham Lincoln, and the Barnard Statue dedicated there in 1919. Manchester supported Lincoln during the American Civil War, and suffered greatly because much of their community depended on the cotton industry. Some clippings are about the Lincoln Collection of Osborn H. Oldroyd which was sold to the U.S. Government in 1925. Many clippings and publications are about Lincoln's view on alcohol and as a role model for Temperance Societies. Includes a photograph of Black Soldiers in World War I looking at a statue of Lincoln.
Accessioned as 1970.20. Gift of the History Department, College of William and Mary.
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