Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation

Online Site Support Notebook: Publicity Images, Captions, and Credits

All libraries will receive a CD containing authorized publicity images, captions and credits, sponsor logos and sample PR materials. Please keep this CD in a safe place. A replacement fee may be charged for libraries requesting additional copies. Please use image credit lines at all times; captions are encouraged if space is available.

(NOTE: Images owned by the Gilder Lehrman Institute may not be used on library or media web sites):

  1. Abraham Lincoln, printed document signed,
    President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, San Francisco, 1864. One of three copies of this souvenir printing signed by Lincoln. (Gilder Lehrman Collection, New York City, New York)

  2. Frederick Douglass, "Men of Color to Arms! To Arms! To Arms! Now or Never.... Failed Now, & Our Race Is Doomed...." Recruiting Poster, Philadelphia, 1863. (Gilder Lehrman Collection, New York City, New York)

  3. The Gallant Charge of the Fifth Fourth Massachusetts (Colored) Regiment, on the Rebel Works at Fort Wagner July 18th, 1863,” New York: Currier & Ives, 1863. (Gilder Lehrman Collection, New York City, New York)

  4. "The First Vote,"
    Harper's Weekly, November 16, 1867. (Huntington Library, San Marino, California)

    Charleston Mercury Extra and Ordinance of Secession. December 20, 1860. (Huntington Library, San Marino, California)

  6. One of the last photographs of Abraham Lincoln from life, taken by Alexander Gardner in Spring, 1865. (Huntington Library, San Marino, California)