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The Association of Lincoln Presenters

Mr. Bruce Buonauro

P.O. Box 24
Temple City, CA 91780
bectolife@gmail.com
504-818-9695, 626-222-6821

http://bringearlycaliforniatolife.com/

Portrays 4th President James Madison; 11th President James K. Polk; 20th President James A. Garfield; 23rd President Benjamin Harrison.  Other interpretations include San Junipero Serra,  Bernardo De Galvez, and Black Bart.

Bruce Buonauro and his Bring Early California to Life programs have been entertaining and educating audiences for the last 25 years.  He’s performed for Knotts Berry Farms Adventures in Education.  Other venues include Reagan and Nixon Presidential libraries, historical sites throughout California (San Francisco, San Gabriel, San Diego Missions and San Juan Capistrano, etc.), Colleges, Performing Arts Centers and schools throughout the United States and Canada.  Assemblies 50 – 90 minutes in length.  All Characters appropriate for holidays, events or just atmosphere.

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Mr. Larry Clowers

40 Bryan Court
Gettysburg, PA 17325
larryandconnie1@gmail.com
(717) 799-6806

Portrays U.S. Grant

Available year round

Step back into the 19th Century and enjoy a fresh look at the life of Ulysses Grant.  For about one hour, enjoy a program that is historically accurate, entertaining, and educational.  This new look at Grant’s life will leave the audience with a new respect for the General and President.  All presentations are motivational, moving, unforgettable and suitable for all ages.

Mr. Clowers has appeared on television, radio, stage, leadership programs, military retirements, conventions, government and corporate events.  Accompanying Mr. Clowers is his wife Constance, who portrays Julia Grant. Together, they present a unique look at this great American couple.

For booking information and availability, contact information above.

Curt Fields

Dr. Curt Fields

Collierville, Tennessee 38017
curtfields@hotmail.com
(901) 496-6065

www.generalgrantbyhimself.com

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/curt.fields.96

Portrays U.S. Grant

He was the official Grant at the sesquicentennial (150th) celebrations at Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Vicksburg. and Appomatox.

Curt was featured as General Grant in the Visitors Center films at Appomattox NHP and the Dover Hotel in Fort Donelson NB; and featured on four national magazine covers.  He was the only Living Historian featured on two national magazine covers simultaneously and for the same event (Appomattox); They were: The SUVCW The Banner and The Camp Chase Gazette.

Curt is the official Grant for the Grant Boyhood Home in Georgetown, Ohio, and served as President Grant for the dedication of the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library on November 30th, 2017.

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Mr. Richard Freeman

120 Piney Hill Trace
Alpharetta, GA 30022
dickfreeman0827@comcast.net
(770) 777-9711

www.lincolntogo.net

Portrays John Hay

Lincoln Presentations & Civil War Presentations

Customized Lincoln programs ranging from 30 minutes to 2 hours. For over 3 decades Dick has captured listener’s attention through the eyes and dress of John Hay, Lincoln’s former secretary. He tailors each performance for the specific audience and age group, from 1st grade to adults of all ages.

Dick newest program, “Lincoln’s Faith”, is a one-act play set in the White House on the night of Lincoln’s assassination. The play reviews Lincoln’s life and outlines his spiritual growth during his years as President.

See Abraham Lincoln through the eyes of John Hay & hear about the Atlanta campaign presentation “History is not history unless it is the truth”.

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Ms. Leslie Goddard

1039 Hinswood Dr.
Darien, IL 60561
L-goddard@att.net
(630) 297-8046

http://www.lesliegoddard.info/

Portrays Clara Barton, Mary Chestnut, and Others

Leslie Goddard portrays memorable women from the past and tells historical stories so that lessons from the past are more entertaining and educational. These programs make meetings, events, and get-togethers both inspiring and fun. These living history portrayals are 45 minute one-woman shows that give life to women of history. Authentically costumed and rigorously researched.

Characters include Clara Barton, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jacqueline Kennedy, Amelia Earhart, Civil War diarist Mary Chesnut, Titanic stewardess Violet Jessup, Tupperware founder Brownie Wise, Bertha Palmer, Rachel Carson, Bette Davis, and Babe Didrikson Zaharias.

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Mr. Edward Headington

11856 Balboa Blvd., #304
Granada Hills, CA 91344
General@MeetGrant.com
(661) 857-4624

http://www.MeetGrant.com

Portrays Ulysses S. Grant

Facebook:  www.Facebook.com/MeetGrant

Twitter:  www.Twitter.com/MeetGrant

Instagram:  www.Instagram.com/MeetGrant

Available year round

Headington presents living history impressions of Ulysses S. Grant from early years to post-presidency.  Sporting a natural chestnut brown beard, Edward presents America’s greatest soldier at Civil War reenactments, History Days, July 4th, Presidents’ Day programs at all events.  He presented “General Grant & the Story of America” (motivational program) at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Learning Center.

Often alongside General Grant is Julia Dent Grant (Devon Cormier) sharing stories from their union and discussing the role of women during the Civil War and after, giving impactful, educational and entertaining first-person presentations for all audiences.

Edward is available for all occasions. Honorarium and travel are negotiable.

The Hon. Robert F. Henderson, Jr.

479 N. Roosevelt St.
Orleans, Indiana 47452
rfh2@netsurfusa.net
812-653-1212

Avid student and collector of Lincoln memorabilia for over 40 years.

Presently serves as the Orleans Town Clerk.  Was employed for over two decades with Indiana State Parks Inns.

Regularly travels to Lincoln related events.  Active member in numerous Lincoln organizations and groups including the
Association of Lincoln Presenters, Abraham Lincoln Association, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum & Library Foundation, Friends of the Lincoln Collection of Indiana and Think Lincoln Inc.

Regular contributor to various Lincoln publications and newsletters.

Produced a one-act play, “Evening with the Lincolns.”

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Ms. Joyce Huggins

3550 N Lake Shore Drive #2013
Chicago, IL 60657
huggins.joy@gmail.com
513-314-9993

Portrays Harriet Beecher Stowe

http://herowntime.com

Available throughout the year and will travel

First person presentations of Harriet Beecher Stowe using her own words. Harriet Beecher Stowe shares her life and her thoughts for schools, libraries, Civil War reenactments, historical societies, churches, civic organizations, senior citizen centers, dinners, meet and greets, benefits, and other requests.

Acted as a Quaker woman in an interactive play for school and church groups titled “The Underground Railroad” for four years. Then began portraying HB Stowe for Tall Stacks events in Cincinnati, Ohio. Have made appearances for Stowe House in Cincinnati; Stowe museum in Old Washington, Ky; Civil War Museum in Kenosha, Ws; various clubs, libraries, schools, boy scouts and Civil War events.

John McKee

Mr. John M. McKee

2658 Piper Hills Drive
Shiloh, IL 62221
history_ferret@yahoo.com
(618) 416-5072

Author/Historian

In addition to his day job, John is a free-lance researcher (co-owner of Seven Oaks Research), living historian, and is now looking into portraying other historical personages who knew Lincoln:  Senator Henry Clay, Major Benjamin Brown French, Sr., and Flag Officer John Dahlgren.  His research projects include the portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in silent film, and the restoration of a silent film that featured Lincoln as a major character.  While having a lifelong passion for history, John began applying research methods learned in his (ongoing) doctoral studies as a way to discover new knowledge of his subjects.

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Mr. Peter Small

P.O. Box 3452
Fullerton, CA 92834
historyalive5@hotmail.com
(949) 631-2703

Portrays George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Edison, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, and Golda Meir. (Under development: Moses the Lawgiver and Theodore Roosevelt)

http://www.history-alive.com/PeterSmall.html

Peter Small brings history to life. His portrayals and others grew out of his love of history and while he taught history in the greater Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. areas.  His portrayals include George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Edison, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, and Golda Meir. (Under development: Moses the Lawgiver and Theodore Roosevelt).

He was the presenter at Knott’s Berry Farm’s Thomas Edison Workshop for ten years and has performed his other historical portrayals for a wide range of audiences nationally, including the Presidential libraries of Ronald Reagan, George Bush, Herbert Hoover, and Richard Nixon and the History Channel.

Christopher Ulinski

Mr. Christopher Ulinski

Victorville, CA 92392
chris@toddlincoln.net

Portrays Robert Todd Lincoln

David Walker as Jefferson Davis

Mr. David A. Walker

731 Prospect Ave.
Van Wert, OH 45891
dwalker88@embarqmail.com
(419) 203-3518

Portrays Jefferson Davis

Available All Year

David has been impersonating Jefferson Davis for over ten years. He has appeared at Civil War Reenactments, Roundtables, Balls, Fashion Shows, Schools, and Civic functions. He spent thirty years in the elementary grades mainly teaching at the 5th level.

David presents Jefferson Davis from birth in Kentucky until his release from prison at Ft. Monroe, Virginia in 1867. David always believed the war had two sides and both sides need to be discussed within the presentations.  Davis was a House member, Secretary of War, Senator, and President of the Confederacy.

David has performed in over ten states recently adding Vicksburg, Mississippi in 2018.

Ted Zalewski as Teddy Roosevelt

Mr. Ted Zalewski

P.O.Box 380168
Cambridge, MA 02238
tedzale@cs.com
(617) 864-2939

Portrays Teddy Roosevelt