(Photo of Henry Horner, owner of one of the largest privately held collections of Lincoln memorabilia, will be featured in the talk. Photo courtesy of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.)
The Illinois State Historical Library is 125 years old; the Abraham Lincoln Library is 9 years old. Can two distinctive libraries cohere in one building? What does the future hold?
Exhibition tour, lecture and reception are free; optional dinner is $45. More information is found here.
Prior to our program, Chris Dingwall, Exhibition Curator, will give a tour of Race and the Design of American Life: African Americans in Twentieth-Century Commercial Art.