LINCOLN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LINCOLN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Marian Anderson’s concert dress goes on view in DC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57791155-68/anderson-concert-marian-memorial.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57791155-68/anderson-concert-marian-memorial.html.csp">Marian Anderson’s concert dress goes on view in DC</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRETT ZONGKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T12:25:02.442-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 12:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • For the first time, an orange-and-black ensemble Marian Anderson wore during her historic performance at the Lincoln Memorial 75 years ago is going on display at the Smithsonian Institution. In 1939, the classical singer was kept out of Washington’s D.A.R. Constitution Hall because she was black. Eleanor Roosevelt then resigned her membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution in protest and invited Anderson to perform at the memorial instead. The two-piece concert attire i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577911552014-04-08T12:25:02.442-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T12:25:02.442-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57791155@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:25:02 MDT Rolly: Abe Lincoln causes confusion at the Utah Capitol http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57648471-90/stamps-cent-rolly-lincoln.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57648471-90/stamps-cent-rolly-lincoln.html.csp">Rolly: Abe Lincoln causes confusion at the Utah Capitol</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T23:30:40.008-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">From time to time the Utah Legislature entertains local folks who like to dress up in character — former presidents, Founding Fathers, etc. — and address the lawmakers, taking on the traits and speech patterns of their historical character of choice. It’s important for legislators. Now that the Patrick Henry Caucus (a bunch of legislators who liked to run around and pretend they were Patrick Henry) is basically defunct, some distractions are needed to help the lawmakers fulfill their fantasies ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57648471@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:30:40 MDT Abe Lincoln himself is up for sale at Gettysburg wax museum http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57655641-68/gettysburg-wax-museum-battle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57655641-68/gettysburg-wax-museum-battle.html.csp">Abe Lincoln himself is up for sale at Gettysburg wax museum</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK SCOLFORO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T14:39:53.831-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 02:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gettysburg, Pa. • A life-sized animatronic Abe Lincoln is among the historical figures and tableau scenes from a Gettysburg wax museum set to hit the auction block just months after the town celebrated the 150th anniversary of his “Gettysburg Address.” The American Civil War Wax Museum has occupied a prime spot near the center of the battlefield for more than half a century. But it recently underwent an extensive renovation and wants to take a new approach to history. As part of those changes, i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576556412014-03-09T14:39:53.831-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-09T14:39:53.831-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57655641@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 14:39:53 MDT