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Description

The object is a black and white photograph of a two-story home. It is the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln's father, Thomas Lincoln. The photograph was enclosed in a silver frame, but was removed for preservation.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1942

Measurement

4 X 4 15/16 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

photography

Inscription

verso of photograph, handwritten at top: Birthplace of Thomas / Lincoln. / Not the 'poor shiftless white' / so many read about / Sept. 1942 verso of photograph, stamped at center: [?] / KRAFT / ENLARGEMENT / MAR 1942 verso of frame: Birthplace of Thos. Lincoln / Father of Abraham / Linnville Virginia.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

photograph

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

6971

Digital ID

FVW_06971

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Birthplace of Thomas Lincoln

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