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Two New Documents Added to the Shapell Manuscript Collection

Although not connected to each other in any outward way, the two documents discussed below give a small window into some of the more..

September 17, 2013
Eighteen Months Before He Was Killed Lincoln Saw Booth Perform in Ford’s Theater

Eighteen Months Before He Was Killed Lincoln Saw Booth Perform in Ford’s Theater

John Wilkes Booth was one of the most famous actors of his time. Handsome, wealthy, smart, he used his position to hobnob with people in..

September 12, 2013
Daniel Straus NYU Institute Chooses Theme of Racial, Economic and Ethnic Segregation

Daniel Straus NYU Institute Chooses Theme of Racial, Economic and Ethnic Segregation

Today marks 50 years since the Great March on Washington which called on the nation to grant civil rights equality to all members of..

August 28, 2013
Fifty Years Since the Great March on Washington Demonstrators Gather Again

Fifty Years Since the Great March on Washington Demonstrators Gather Again

Just a few days short of the 50th anniversary of the historic March on the Mall of August 28, 1963, tens of thousands of demonstrators came..

August 25, 2013
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