to complement the Exhibit Hosted at Middletown Thrall Library
from June 22 - August 5, 2005
ABOUT THE EXHIBIT
Middletown Thrall Library will host a traveling panel exhibit entitled Forever Free:
Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation
. In panel reproductions of rare historical
documents, period photographs, cartoons, and memorabilia, this exhibit re-examines
President Lincoln's views on slavery and his evolving approach to emancipation
during the Civil War. Middletown Thrall Library was honored to be selected as one
of only 40 libraries nationwide to participate in the tour and will host this
exhibit from June 22nd to August 5th, 2005.
Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation
has been organized by the
Huntington Library, San Marino, California, and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of
American History, New York City in cooperation with the American Library Association.
It has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the
To learn more about Abraham Lincoln and his world, visit the free exhibit at
Middletown Thrall Library, explore our Lincoln web guide
and attend the FREE programs
will be presented at Middletown Thrall Library and the Paramount Theatre in
Middletown. All are welcome!