Educators will meet with leading scholars to learn more about the Lincoln home, its famous occupants, and their places in American history during two five-day workshops to be held in July, 2005. Sponsored by Northern Illinois University's Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project and the Lincoln Home National Historic site, these events will offer educators an opportunity to explore several major historical themes, including politics; race; gender; economic development and labor; and religion and culture as seen through the lens of the Lincolns' experiences in Springfield 1840-1861. Event dates are July 11-15 and 18-22, 2005.
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