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Abe Lincoln - Runs for President: the Association of Lincoln Presenters met in Vandalia IL - the first ILLINOIS state capital. From a story for Aljazeera America's terrific website. May 2015 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

James Mitchell, as Abe Lincoln. In April 2015, the Association of Lincoln Presenters met in Vandalia IL - the first ILLINOIS state capital. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Abe Lincoln served two terms in the Legislature, and walked the halls of the old State Capital bldg. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Lincolns lurked everywhere. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

The Lincoln parade in Vandalia. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Frederick Douglass and Lincolns walk on the main street of Vandalia. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Frederick Douglass joined the Lincolns on the last day. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

After the parade. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Even Abe needed to "strike an image"... as Matthew Brady called his photography. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

In the State Capital building. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Mary Todd Lincolns, a handful, join the Abes on the Capital steps - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A group shot at the Association convention. As a legislator, Lincoln sat in the desk at the lower right. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A period document in the Secretary of State's office - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A team of Abe Lincolns - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

and from the back - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

The Lincoln forum, where his life and words were remembered. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

In the forum. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Milling about the Capital before the Forum. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

These floor boards, never having been updated, remain the only place where it is known that Abe Lincoln walked. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

In the old State Capital - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Striking and Image - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Joining locals for a cup of punch at the Copper Penny. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A gent never wears his hat to the dinner table. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Even Abe Lincoln had to stay in touch with a mobile phone. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A pair of Mary Todd Lincolns at the dance. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A Virginia reel.. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

The ladies chorus abides. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

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