Lovejoy Monument

Title

Lovejoy Monument

Subject

Illinois--Alton
Monuments
Lovejoy, Elijah P. (Elijah Parish), 1802-1837
Crowds

Description

A crowd gathers at the Lovejoy Monument in Alton to learn about its history. The monument memorializes Elijah P. Lovejoy, a minster, journalist, newspaper editor, and an abolitionist during the 1830s who died trying to defend his anti-slavery newspaper, the "Alton Observer."

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

405184
Centennial Business Collection

Original Format

photographic print
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

13 x 21 cm

Citation

“Lovejoy Monument,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 28, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/29376.