Illinois Stories

Conservation Lab at ALPLM

08/26/2021 | 27m 38s | Video has closed captioning.

The state historical collection at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library contains thousands of documents that need to be preserved. We learn how conservators are saving the only known copy of Lincoln’s first political speech.

Aired: 08/26/21

Rating: NR

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Join Mark McDonald as he explores the people, places, and events in Central Illinois. From the Decatur Celebration; from Lincoln’s footsteps in Springfield and New Salem to the historic barns of the Macomb area; from the river heritage of Quincy & Hannibal to the bounty of the richest farmland on earth.

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