Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project

Visit the Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project!

LogSplittingThis project from Northern Illinois University makes available full text access to over 3500 historical documents from Lincoln's Illinois years (1830-61) as well as interpretive materials.  Here you can read or listen to his biography and view vignettes of his life through text, images and videos.  You can also look at Lincoln materials as they relate to major historical themes like the African-American Experience, American Racial Attitudes, Economic Development and Frontier Settlement .

This is a great interactive site that provides both primary and secondary resources about our 16th president.  This collaborative project is one of the richest online resources about Lincoln available.  It has made available materials so that you can see the life that Lincoln led before and after he became our sixteenth president.