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“Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” Traveling Exhibition Visits Cy-Fair

President Abraham Lincoln, from Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities and Scenes. Courtesy Flickr Commons and Library of CongressBeginning December 28, Cy-Fair College Branch Library will host a unique traveling exhibition focusing on President Abraham Lincoln’s struggle to meet the political and constitutional challenges of the most turbulent era in the nation’s history.

Using period photographs, posters, historical documents and artifacts--including the Bible used during Lincoln’s first inauguration, “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” explores how the president used the Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the war—the secession of Southern states, slavery, and wartime civil liberties.

“Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” Traveling Exhibit Visits Cy-Fair

Presiden Abraham Lincoln from Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities and Scenes. Courtesy Flickr Commons and Library of CongressBeginning December 28, Cy-Fair College Branch Library will host a unique traveling exhibition focusing on President Abraham Lincoln’s struggle to meet the political and constitutional challenges of the most turbulent era in the nation’s history.

Using period photographs, posters, historical documents and artifacts--including the Bible used during Lincoln’s first inauguration, “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” explores how the president used the Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the war—the secession of Southern states, slavery, and wartime civil liberties.

Library Winter Break Hours

holiday season

Winter Hours at the Library

  • December 20-23, Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • December 24-26, Friday - Sunday, Closed for Winter Holidays
  • December 27-30, Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • December 31-January 2, Friday - Sunday, Closed for New Year's Day
  • January 3, Monday, Regular Hours Resume 

 

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This Week at the Library: December 6-12, 2010

Lots of great programs and activities this week. Here are a few highlights...

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