Wiley's portrait of Obama, appropriately unveiled on Lincoln's birthday
, channels the Healy painting, especially the old-style chair, the simple setting, the alert pose and thoughtful expression.
The Kane County clerk's office will be closed Monday for Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
27, 1860, it is unlikely that we would be celebrating Lincoln's birthday
He used Lincoln's birthday
as the occasion to invite many black dignitaries into the White House, which had been mostly off-limits except in token ways.
s birthday, the third Monday in January; Lincoln's Birthday
, February 12; Washington's Birthday, third Monday in February; Easter Sunday (variable); Mother's Day, second Sunday in May; Armed Forces Day, third Saturday in May; Memorial Day (half-staff until noon), the last Monday in May; Flag Day, June 14; Independence Day, July 4; Labor Day, first Monday in September; Constitution Day, September 17; Columbus Day, second Monday in October; Navy Day, October 27; Veterans Day, November 11; Thanksgiving Day, fourth Thursday in November; Christmas Day, December 25; and such other days as may be proclaimed by the President of the United States, the birthdays of states (date of admission), and on state holidays.
Abraham Lincoln's birthday
and Black History Month in February have assumed new significance since President Obama's inauguration (last year's specs included "Stealing Lincoln's Body"), with the assassinations of Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.
11 and will end on Friday, Abraham Lincoln's birthday
, when the Los Angeles City Council is expected to read a new version of the Emancipation Proclamation updated for modern-day slavery issues.
We were in town for the semi-annual Lincoln's birthday
sale, and the Red Bull skate tourney.
And while Americans recently observed the bicentennial of Lincoln's birthday
in a plethora of nineteenth-century fanfare, few have resurrected the name or sad story of Mary Elizabeth Surratt.
So, why all the added commotion over the upcoming celebration of Abraham Lincoln's birthday
during the 2008 / 2009 school year?
Costa presented the report on the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birthday
in an effort to highlight the importance of preventing the perpetuation of human slavery.
Together, 'Juneteenth' (Emancipation Day), Lincoln's birthday
, Memorial Day, and (for an extended period) even July 4 witnessed virtually black-only celebrations throughout the South.