1971 Photo of President Nixon Signing Bill Authorizing Lincoln Home to Become a Part of the National Park Service

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Title

1971 Photo of President Nixon Signing Bill Authorizing Lincoln Home to Become a Part of the National Park Service

Description

This photo was taken at the Old State Capitol Building in Springfield. President Richard Nixon is signing a bill H.R. 9798 authorizing the Abraham Lincoln Home National Historic Site. Congressman Paul Findley, of the 20th Congressional District of Illinois, is to Nixon's left in the photo. Findley was one of the men responsible for getting the legislation through and had been advocating for this since 1955. He served from 1960 to 1982.

Subject

Commemorating Lincoln Home becoming a national historic site

Source

Private Collection of Robert Church

Creator

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Publisher

Mark Master

Date

1971

Contributor

Robert Church

Rights

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Relation

Robert Church

Format

Image

Language

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Type

Image

Identifier

church_robert_photo_d_2

Coverage

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Files

church_robert_photo_d_2.JPG

Citation

“1971 Photo of President Nixon Signing Bill Authorizing Lincoln Home to Become a Part of the National Park Service,” UIS History Harvest, accessed November 23, 2017, http://uishistharv1.uis.edu/items/show/205.