Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission of California Records 1959-1960


Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission of California Records 1959-1960

The Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission of California was established in 1959 to celebrate the life of President Abraham Lincoln. The records of the Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission consist of 6 file folders of publications, commission and exhibit files that cover the years 1959-1960.

6 file folders



SNAC Resource ID: 6654331

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Abraham Lincoln (born February 12, 1809, Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky-died April 15, 1865, Washington, D.C.) was the sixteenth President of the United States from 1861 until his death by assassination. He was the son of a Kentucky frontiersman, Thomas Lincoln, and Nancy Hanks. In 1816, Lincoln moved to Pigeon Creek, Indiana, where he worked on his family's farm. Following his mother's death two years later, he continued working on farms until moving with his father to New Sa...

Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission (corporateBody)

Administrative History On September 18, 1959, Chapter 1892 (Statutes of 1959) established the Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission of California. The Commission was to commemorate the life and accomplishments of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and to celebrate the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of his birth. The Commission consisted of eleven members: Assemblyman Charles B. Garrigus (chairman), Senator Nelson S. Dilworth (vice-chairman), ...

Turner, Justin G. (person)

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Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 (person)

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