Summers with Lincoln : looking for the man in the monuments /

Across the United States, in the middle of busy city squares and hidden on quiet streets, there are nearly 200 statues erected in memory of Abraham Lincoln. In this book, Jim Percoco sets off to see what he might learn about some of these monuments, explaining what they meant when they were unveiled...

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Author / Creator: Percoco, James A.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint: New York : Fordham University Press, 2008.
Series:UPSO - Fordham University Press E-Books.
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / by Harold Holzer
  • Charlotte's seed : Thomas Ball's Emancipation Group / Freedmen's Monument (1876), Washington, D.C.
  • The hero of Hoosierdom : Paul Manship's Lincoln the Hoosier Youth (1932), Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • A different kind of civil war : George Grey Barnard's Lincoln (1917), Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Contemplative statesmanship : Augustus Saint-Gaudens's Standing Lincoln (1887), Chicago, Illinois
  • Lincoln of Gethsemane : Gutzon Borglum's Seated Lincoln (1911), Newark, New Jersey
  • Lincoln the mystic : James Earle Fraser's Lincoln (1930), Jersey City, New Jersey
  • A Lincoln for the masses : Daniel Chester French's Seated Lincoln (1922), Washington, D.C.
  • Afterword
  • Appendix 1 : Other Lincoln memorials of note
  • Appendix 2 : State-by-state breakdown of Lincoln sculptures.