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Tag Archives: Abraham Lincoln
“I feel that I have done something for the women who have always had to work so hard. This will enable them more easily to earn a living.” Statement of Christopher Latham Sholes, inventor of the typewriter HOW WOMEN … Continue reading
John Russell Pope: Competition Proposal for Lincoln Monument (1912); Pope’s firm designed the National Archives and Records Administration building (1935), the Jefferson Memorial (1943) and the West Building of the National Gallery of Art (1941).
Fayette Hall’s Secret and Political History of the War of the Rebellion (1890) (here) is an interesting example of conspiracy theory from the turn of the century, blaming “Abraham Lincoln’s lust for power, and the people’s greed for gold, or … Continue reading