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- American President: An Online Reference Source: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) – An online reference source with articles on Lincoln’s life, presidency, and his contemporaries.
- The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln by Ida M. Tarbell (1896) – A 19th century history of Lincoln up until his 30th birthday, available in full, courtesy of Google Books.
- Lincoln Bicentennial (1809-2009) – Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth with writings on his life, educational material for children, timelines, a quiz, and booklists of the best Lincoln scholarship.
- The Lincoln Institute – A forum for Lincoln scholars and enthusiasts that has articles on different aspects of his life.
- Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress – The Library of Congress holds the original papers of Abraham Lincoln and has digitized many of the 20,000 documents and made them available online.
- The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln – Published in 1953 by the Abraham Lincoln Association and now available in full online.
- Lincoln as Poet – Lincoln occasionally wrote verse, and his poems are collected here.
Other Lincoln Media Online
- Abraham Lincoln (1930) – Watch the 1930 biographical film by D. W. Griffith in its entirety.
- Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project – This resource presents historical materials from Abraham Lincoln's Illinois years (1830-1861), including images, maps, and video, as well as other materials illuminating antebellum Illinois.
- Abraham Lincoln Newspaper Archive – An extensive collection of newspaper articles about Lincoln written during his lifetime.
- Abraham Lincoln’s Crossroads – Play the Lincoln video game that allows you to make the hard choices Lincoln faced in politics. Appropriate for ages 10 and up.
- Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln – The Library of Congress’s webpage on the assassination that includes a timeline and an image gallery.