Teaching Coles County with Primary Sources 


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Teaching Coles County with Primary Sources Resource Booklet 
Primary Source Set


Primary Source Set

This Primary Source Set is merely a sample of resources from the digitized collections of the Library of Congress.
 

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Coles County

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The Coles County Court House in Charleston, Ills. (1858)
Prints and Photographs

  (A) cliff (on the Embarras River), Charleston, Illinois.
American Memory

Smith, J. W. Birds eye view of Mattoon, Illinois. (1884)
American Memory

Abraham Lincoln, (May-June 1860) (Autobiographical Notes; copy in hand of John G. Nicolay)
American Memory

 Coles County

Coles County

Coles County

Coles County

Bands on parade outstanding eastern Illinois high school bands. (1940).
American Memory

The copperhead plan for subjugating the South/F.B. (1864)
Prints and Photographs

The great American What is it? chased by Copper-heads. (1863).
Prints and Photographs

 

 

The copperhead party-infavor of a vigorous prosecution of peace! (1863).
Prints and Photographs

 Coles County

Coles County

Coles County

Coles County

Dennis F. Hanks to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, April 05, 1864 (Family affairs)
American Memory

 This rambling vernacular house was built along the Rockfish River by Edward Coles (1786-1868), the second Governor of Illinois from 1822-1826.
American Memory

The Illinois Globe, (newspaper). September 5, 1846.
American Memory

The Republican, (newspaper). August 28, 1846.
American Memory

Coles County

 Coles County

Coles County

Coles County

House where Abraham Lincoln's father lived and died, in Coles co., Illinois, 9 miles south of Charleston. 
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rints and Photographs

 Stephen A. Douglass to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, July 30, 1858 (Debates)
American Memory

Senate Bill no. 56, (1929)
American Memory

Charleston Illinois Literary Association to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, September 28, 1859 (invitation).
American Memory


 

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