The Art of Lincoln: Wayne Brezinka

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Nashville, Tennessee, artist Wayne Brezinka created a mixed-media work titled LINCOLN. The eye-catching 5-by-4-foot head-and-shoulders portrait of our 16th President is made from objects including tintype photographs.The original artwork appeared on display at Ford's from May 2014 to February 2018.

The Wade-Davis Bill and Reconstruction

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Long before the Civil War ended, President Abraham Lincoln developed plans for restoring the divided nation. He, his advisors and members of Congress faced difficult questions: How and under what conditions would the Confederate states rejoin the Union?