Category: Other Ephemera


Found Ephemera: Abraham Lincoln in Kansas Territory December 1-7, 1859

When Lincoln made his one and only Kansas sojourn in 1859, however, he seemed like just another politician, aspiring to the nation’s highest office. His senatorial debates with Stephen A. Douglas the previous year had gained Lincoln a national reputation and a modest following, but most Kansas Republicans favored his better-known rival for the young party’s nomination, William H. Seward. Thus, Lincoln’s trip to Kansas Territory received only slight press coverage and was relatively brief. His message, nevertheless, was one of significance for the territory and nation at a pivotal moment in our country’s history.

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Found Ephemera: Cornerstone Laying at the T.L. James Memorial Dormitory at Centenary College of Louisiana Program

This is a program for the cornerstone laying at the T.L. James Memorial Dormitory at Centenary College of Louisiana. The T.L. James Memorial Dormitory a women’s residence hall built-in 1954. T.L. James was a lumberman, oilman, and investment banker, from Ruston, Louisiana his family made a donation to help build it. It is still used as a dormitory today and called T. L. James Residence Hall.

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