Harper’s Weekly Newspaper Showing The Lincoln Home With The Tilton Kitchen

Date:
November 26, 1864

Interest in the Lincolns’ home increased after Mr. Lincoln became President. Harper’s Weekly newspaper published this image of the Lincoln home in 1864. A small addition off the back of the house was added by the Tilton family, the renters who had written to Mr. Lincoln for permission to add on to the kitchen.

Description (physical):

Paper. H 27 cm, W 40.2 cm

Location:
426 S. 7th St.Springfield,Illinois 62701
Identifier:
2010.0001.0006
Institution:
Lincoln Home National Historic Site

On A Load Of Hay--"now, Then, Children, Hold On!"

Date:
August 29, 1874
Publisher/Studio:
Harper's Weekly

This cartoon depicts an agricultural family haphazardly transporting its hay to market.

Description (physical):

H: 14", W: 11"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0060
Institution:
American Heritage Archives