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Lincoln Funeral Train A super rare 1865 CDV showing the Lincoln funeral train in Buffalo, NY. The train was bearing the bodies of the assassinated President and his son William. If you look closely, you can see a large photo of Lincoln attached to the front of the train, as well as mourning drapery along the side.
“And when I say all Americans — I mean all Americans.” - On June 29, 1947, President Harry S. Truman became the first President to address the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). He spoke from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial for the closing session of the 38th NAACP annual conference.
Abraham Lincoln meets with a Civil War general under a tent. Photo by Matthew Brady.