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"Lincoln Column," raised in honor of the election of 1860, construction of the United States Capitol, November 1860, detail

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Library of Congress
Cropped, sized, and prepared for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, December 30, 2010.
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Courtesy of: 
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Original caption: 
The "Lincoln column," first monolith raised, Nov. 1860, Presidential election, being S. column of connecting corridor
Source citation: 
Prints and Photographs Collection, Library of Congress
Source note: 
Library of Congress Summary: " Photo shows construction at U.S. Capitol, including African American workmen with a column named in the photograph to recognize Abraham Lincoln's election as president on Nov. 6, 1860."