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Town meeting upon Abraham Lincoln's Death
Town meeting upon Abraham Lincoln's Death
TitleTown meeting upon Abraham Lincoln's Death
SubjectTown Meeting--[Illinois]--[Bloomington]; Lincoln, Abraham, --[1809-1865]; Presidents--[United States]
DescriptionThis is a photograph of the town meeting held in Bloomington, IL upon the death of President Abraham Lincoln. The front of the photo reads: ""1. Court House 2. County Clerks office 3. Old jail then occupied by law office 4. 1st Methodist Church 5. 1st Nat'l Bk (National Bank) 6. (undecipherable) 7. Circuit Clerk office"" The numbers correspond to different places visible in the picture. The back of the photo reads: ""Photograph of the meeting held in the Court House yard Bloomington, Ill. April 16, 1865 on the occasion of the death of President Lincoln. Taken by John S. Scibird. Presented to the Bloomington Public Library, [by] J.R. Tankersly Photographers, [on] June 11, 1883.""
CreatorJohn S. Scibird
SourceEvent; Illinois Picture File 150
Digitization SpecificationsHP Scanjet 4070 Photosmart Scanner with HP Software
RightsThis image may be used freely, with attribution, for research, study and educational purposes. For permission to publish, distribute, or use this image for any other purpose, please contact the Bloomington Public Library, 205 E. Olive St., P.O. Box 3308, Bloomington, IL 61702-3308.
CollectionBloomington Normal Local History Resources (Illinois Wesleyan University/Bloomington Public Library)
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