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Tag Archives: President Abraham Lincoln

Presidential historian Landau gets 7 years prison for rare document theft

A presidential memorabilia collector who has acknowledged stealing thousands of rare and valuable documents from historical societies and archives nationwide was sentenced Wednesday to 7 years in prison. Barry Landau was caught stealing documents from the Maryland Historical Society in ...

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FBI seeks libraries’ help in document theft probe

After police charged two men, including a presidential historian, with stealing millions of dollars in documents from the Maryland Historical Society, the FBI is asking other libraries and historical societies if the men have accessed their special collections and valuable ...

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Getaways: the 1860s (access required)

This weekend, Baltimore will commemorate 150 years since the Pratt Street Riot in 1861. Friday will kick off with a symposium by the Maryland Historical Society titled, “Land of the Free? The Fate of Civil Liberties in Baltimore in 1861.” ...

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DC holiday delays federal tax filing deadline

Taxpayers get an extra three days to file their federal tax returns this year, and they can thank the nation’s capital for the extra time. The filing deadline is delayed until midnight Monday because the District of Columbia will observe ...

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