Ben Kuroki was born on May 16, 1917, in Gothenburg, Nebraska, to Japanese immigrant parents. With the onset of World War II, Kuroki and...
The year was 1944. A playoff series between two all-star baseball teams generated ample excitement. Gila River fought Heart Mountain...
During the opening months of World War II, almost 120,000 Japanese Americans, two-thirds of them citizens of the United States, were forced...

Blog Posts in "Remember Abe"

Lincoln's hat
April 15 marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Abraham Lincoln. Across the country, there will be numerous remembrances and...
On Abraham Lincoln's 205th birthday, intern Kate Fuljenz shares the story behind an etching on Lincoln's gold pocket watch from the...
On Monday, April 26, 2010 we wrapped up our special eleven day program to commemorate the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln on...
Who among us hasn’t had to memorize or study Abraham Lincoln’s famous Gettysburg Address? To this day, it is Lincoln’s words that...
What do you think of when you see the name “Abraham Lincoln”? Do you think of the Gettysburg Address? How about the Civil War? Do you get a...
The museum continues its commemoration (April 14-26) of the extraordinary life of Abraham Lincoln on the anniversary of his assassination...
That is the question we are asking all week. In collaboration with Ford’s Theatre and President Lincoln’s Cottage, we are choosing one...
This weekend the museum, along with Ford’s Theatre and President Lincoln’s Cottage, continued the commemoration of the...
I couldn’t help but laugh. Seriously, I was allowed to watch this at work? My office mate and I huddled around my computer with the...
“Lincoln was such a simple man yet had such a big impact,” reflected museum visitor David Goodman. “It just goes to show you don’t have to...
I learned a lot about World War II from my father, who served in the Philippines. Being from the Motor City and often driving past the...
A hush fell over the room as the watchmaker halted his work. A partially-dismantled pocket watch that once belonged to President Abraham...
It recently came to my attention that our museum is included, under a vaguely masked name, in the video game Fallout 3. The game is set in...
With all the recent news coverage, pretty much everyone knows that today is the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. As you would...
I can’t wait to see what Barack Obama does to fulfill his campaign pledge to spur innovation and improve American competitiveness in...