in Madison .
Written in English
|Series||Its Historical Bulletin, no. 8|
|LC Classifications||F589.M1 L5|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||17|
|LC Control Number||50058139|
A group of university students in Wisconsin are calling for the removal of Abraham Lincoln's statue at their campus, calling it 'a symbol of white supremacy', as Boston's arts commission voted Arrival of Lincoln Statue Commemorates Alumni Day. By Wendy Krause Hathaway '04 — Ap “To the regents of the University of Wisconsin:—The government and the state of Kentucky created a commission under whose direction a bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln was erected at Hodgenville, Kentucky, his birthplace. One hundred years ago today (June 22), the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Abraham Lincoln statue was unveiled atop Bascom Hill. The Abraham Lincoln statue is a replica of Adolph A. Weinman’s original, erected in Lincoln’s native town of Hodgenville, Ky. Weinman was commissioned by UW–Madison alumnus Richard Lloyd Jones, who The Wisconsin State Journal reports that Lincoln is considered a patron of the university because he signed the Morrill Land Grant College Act in “The Morrill Act provided federal aid to land-grant colleges, and allowed UW-Madison to buy acres for less than $2 per acre,” the newspaper ://
Student activists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are calling for administrators to “remove and replace” a statue of Abraham Lincoln, which has been sitting on the university’s campus since An online petition calling for the century-old statue’s removal has been circulating among UW-Madison community members over the past weeks.. The statue, according to the university Activists at the University of Wisconsin, Madison are demanding that the college tear down its statue of Abraham Lincoln over charges that he was “anti-black.”. President Lincoln, who declared war against the secessionist Confederacy and abolished slavery, is now “canceled” over historically illiterate charges that the p resident opposed equal rights for :// While the markers were placed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Class of , the statue itself was unveiled at commencement ceremonies on J Madison is the only place to house a replica of Adolph A. Weinman's original statue, which was erected in Lincoln ?m= According to a Wisconsin Alumni Magazine article in , Kentucky leaders then decided to allow one replica of the statue to be made. Requests poured in from across the country, with the state of Nebraska willing to pay a reported $25, to place the statue in Lincoln, ://
Some University of Wisconsin-Madison students of color want the university to remove one of its most iconic landmarks, a statue of Abraham Lincoln, because of what they see as the former president The Abraham Lincoln Statue is a historic statue in the Hodgenville Commercial Historic District's public square in Hodgenville, Kentucky. Adolph Alexander Weinman sculpted the statue, as he also did the Lincoln statue at the capitol rotunda at Frankfort, Kentucky. The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is nearby. The statue was the result of the Lincoln Monument Commission /points-of-interest/abraham-lincoln-statue-kentucky. W.D. Hoard, a former Wisconsin governor and president of the Board of Regents, spoke at the statue’s unveiling ceremony and accepted the gift “because of our deep and lasting gratitude as a commonwealth for the character and services of Abraham Lincoln; because of the faith and pride we have in the purpose and achievements of our noble The lincoln statue at the University of Wisconsin, erected addresses at ceremonies of acceptance and of dedication of the only replica of statue by Adolph A. Weinman at Hodgenville, Kentucky. Creator/Author: Lincoln Fellowship of Wisconsin Physical Description: 17 p.: ill. ; 26 cm. Publication Date: Category: Books & Pamphlets?cs=L&creator=Lincoln.