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Attorney Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Census records from 1790 to 1940 are available to the public from the National Archives and Records Administration. Included in these records are Abraham Lincoln's 1850 and 1860 transcripts. At the time of these censuses, Lincoln lived and practiced law in Springfield, IL.

Photo courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery

Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln

Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln married Mary Todd on November 11, 1842.

Photo courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.

Gettysburg Address

Car stuck in the mud

President Abraham Lincoln delivers his "Gettysburg Address" on November 19, 1863, in this sketch by A.R. Keller.

Photo courtesy of the National Park Service.

U.S. Population Reaches 200 Million

U.S. Population reaches 200 million On November 20, 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced that the population of the United States reached 200 million at 11:03 a.m., according to the population clock at the Department of Commerce headquarters in Washington, DC.


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Census History Staff | Last Revised: February 25, 2013