An actor portraying Stephen Douglas shakes hands with the actor portraying Abraham Lincoln. The actress portraying Adele Douglas looks on.
Rick Foucheux as Stephen Douglas, Robert Parsons as Abraham Lincoln and Sarah Zimmerman as Adele Douglas. Photo by T. Charles Erickson.

Lincoln and Douglass

In this video from the Ford’s Theatre Museum, learn about the complex relationship between President Abraham Lincoln and famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass.