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Curator of the Gilder Lehrman Collection, Sandra Trenholm, describes documents in the Neta Snook Collection, including letters and photographs of Amelia Earhart. Biographer Susan Butler (East to the Dawn: The Life of Amelia Earhart) offers additional insight into Earhart's life and her ill-fated final flight.
Dickinson College historian Matthew Pinsker describes changes in Frederick Douglass’s opinion of Abraham Lincoln between Lincoln's assassination in 1865 and the unveiling of the Freedmen’s Monument in Lincoln Park, Washington, DC, in 1876.
Dickinson College historian Matthew Pinsker describes Abraham Lincoln's quietly profound example of leadership in writing the "blind memorandum."
Dickinson College historian Matthew Pinsker discusses the image from the Civil War that he would show students, "if I could show just one," considering the prospects for soldiers from the 4th United States Colored Infantry stationed at Fort Lincoln in November 1865.