Tara McClellan McAndrew

Latest Articles by Tara McClellan McAndrew

» Centennial of shame» The vanishing Statehouse press corps» Slavery in the Land of Lincoln» Creating family stories» Urban pioneers» Historic Christmas» Lincoln’s Election Day in Springfield» How sick was Lincoln?» When Springfield’s competing streetcars came to blows» Secrets uncovered by 1950s drought» Springfield’s Ladies Aid supported Civil War soldiers» When Lincoln’s friend was killed just as war began» Springfield history in old newspaper photos» Lincoln, the tax-and-spend president» Illinois’ first black legislator