Elaine Evans / Saturday, June 18, 2022 / Categories: General News "The Conversation" Illinois State Historical Society Care about Illinois history enough to make a solid (bronze) commitment to the Illinois State Historical Society? Donors of $2500 or more will receive "The Conversation," a limited (25 total made) edition casting of a new statuette by renowned Lincoln sculptor John McClarey on the theme of the first conversation at the White House between Frederick Douglass and President Lincoln, which took place on August 10, 1863. This is truly a wonderful keepsake and a statement about the power of listening in a world drowning in noise. Call today to donate and to own a piece of history. 217-525-2518. $2500 includes shipping in continental U.S.A. Previous Article Illinois Heritage, May–June 2022 Next Article Letter from the Editor of the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society Print 583 Rate this article: No rating Tags: Art Abraham Lincoln Frederick Douglass Statues Please login or register to post comments.