Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War Site Support Notebook

Section 1: General

National Constitution Center Contact Information
Exhibit Discussion Lists
Use of NEH Award
Display and Security Guidelines
Tell Your Legislators
Importance of Traveling Exhibitions
Americans with Disabilities Act

Section 2: Publicity

Publicity Checklist
Official Exhibition Credit
Sponsor Acknowledgment
Publicity Approval
Local Library Web Sites
Guidelines for Use of Publicity Images
Publicity Images, Captions and Credits
Exhibition Support Materials (including downloadable poster and brochure files)
Sample Media Alert/Calendar Listing (Word)
Sample Letter to Community Groups (Word)
Sample News Release (Word)
Sample Public Service Announcements (Word)
Promotion Guide (PDF)
PR Generator

 Section 3: Programming

Overview of Exhibition Themes
Programming Requirements
Program Ideas for Adults/Young Adults
Program Ideas for Younger Audiences
Program Ideas with Schools
Speakers for Programs
Web Sites with Lesson Plans
Teacher’s Guide (PDF)
Additional Fundraising Information
Grants for Humanities Programs

Section 4: Resources

Books for Adult Readers
Books for Younger Readers
Related Web Sites
Films and Videos
Bibliography of Additional Resources
Exhibit Panels (zipped PDFs)
Docent Script Template (Word)
Exhibit Script (PDF)
Exhibit Walkthrough Video (YouTube)

Section 5: Logistics

Logistics Checklist
Exhibit Shipping and Receiving
Exhibit Dimensions
Installation Instructions (PDF)
Exhibit Setup Video (Video)

Required Programming Form (Word)
Condition/Damage Report Form (Word)
Library Final Report Form