Old Main, Knox College, Galesburg, Ill. : national historic site of the famous Lincoln-Douglas debate
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Caption on back of card: 'Old Main,' Knox College, was built in 1857. On October 7, 1858 the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates on the slavery issue took place a the east end of this building before 20,000 people.
Color postcard. Linen card.
Partial cancellation mark: and Knox College, 125th birthday
4-cent stamp, Scott 1193: Project Mercury, U.S. man in space, issued on occasion of first orbital flight by U.S. astronaut John Glenn, February 20, 1962, depicts Friendship 7 capsule and globe (A631) ; 4-cent U.S. postage stamp, Scott 1197: Louisiana 1812-1962, riverboat on the Mississippi (A635) designed by Norman Todhunter, Giori Press printing issued on 150th anniversary of Louisiana statehood, April 30, 1962
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- Eastern Illinois University
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- Old Main, Knox College, Galesburg, Ill. : national historic site of the famous Lincoln-Douglas debate. 1940. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://collections.carli.illinois.edu/cdm/ref/collection/eiu_postc/id/9630. (Accessed March 7, 2021.)
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- (1940) Old Main, Knox College, Galesburg, Ill. : national historic site of the famous Lincoln-Douglas debate. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://collections.carli.illinois.edu/cdm/ref/collection/eiu_postc/id/9630
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://collections.carli.illinois.edu/cdm/ref/collection/eiu_postc/id/9630>.