Civil War

ESSAY –End of Civil War

In 2015, Matthew Pinsker wrote a short essay for the Smithsonian / Zocalo Public Square series, “What It Means To Be American,” on the subject of the debates about civil rights that erupted among abolitionists at the end of the…

EXHIBIT –Gettysburg Address

Matthew Pinsker, director of the House Divided Project at Dickinson College, curated the exhibit “Lincoln’s Gettysburg Addresses,” at the invitation of the Google Cultural Institute in November 2013 to help commemorate the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.  The exhibit…

VIDEO –Henry W. Spradley, Citizen

Produced in 2011 by Dickinson College student Colin MacFarlane (Class of 2012), this 11 minute documentary short film offers a model for student-centered research. The fascinating story explores Colin’s attempt to learn more about black soldiers from Carlisle, Pennsylvania who…