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Jr. Historians LIVE! Found it in the Archives

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

  • 15 October 2020
  • Author: Elaine Evans
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Event date: 10/20/2020 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Export event

If you’re curious about the zany, weird, and downright awesome artifacts and documents the Presidential Library collects, then this exciting Junior Historians LIVE! event is for you. In this fun, talk show-style event, the Education Department will interview members of our Library staff as they showcase and share stories about their favorite items in our collection. During the interviews, participants will be able to contribute questions to learn more about the artifacts they’re seeing.

This program is for grade school through high school students interested in learning more about the archives. October is American Archives Month, so join us as we tell you a bit about archives and celebrate by highlighting our favorite pieces in the Library's collection.

Free; registration required.
(Your registration confirmation will contain your link and password. To ensure the safety of the meeting, please do not share this link with others. If you would like to invite friends, please direct them to our website: www.presidentlincoln.illinois.gov).

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