Everyone is welcome at our monthly meetings

December 13, 2019
Daniel Weinberg:
Musings of a Collecting Voyeur

Daniel R. Weinberg has been president and sole owner of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. since 1984, having previously been co-owner from 1971. Since 1933, the firm has had international reputation as experts in the buying, selling, appraising, and authentication of historical, artistic, and museum artifacts. The shop has conducted appraisals for libraries, museums, banks, insurance companies, and private collectors.

He is co-author of Lincoln's Assassins; Their Trial and Execution (2001) and has lectured extensively on the subject. He has appeared on both CSPAN and the History Channel. Mr. Weinberg pursued his undergraduate work, in history, at Temple University, Philadelphia, and his graduate work, in the same field, at New York University at Washington Square.

For our 2019-20 program year, we proudly welcome these outstanding speakers:

Sept. 13th: Janet Croon on The War Outside My Window
Oct. 11th: Jim Lighthizer on Battlefield Preservation
Nov. 8th: Ethan Rafuse on Back to the Chivalric Days of Yore: The Valley Campaign of 1862
Dec. 13th: Daniel Weinberg on Musings of a Collecting Voyeur
Jan. 10th: Pam Toler on Heroines of Mercy Street: Nurses in the Civil War
Feb. 14th: Connie Langum on Wilson's Creek
Mar. 13th: David Sutherland on VMI's Civil War Legacy
Apr. 17th: Michael Shaffer on Recollections of the 1st Virginia Cavalry
May 8th: Wil Greene on The Petersburg Campaign
June 12th: Brian Wills on George Henry Thomas

Copies of recorded meetings are available for a small charge. Click here for a printable list of recorded meetings. More current meetings can be viewed on Youtube.

Our meetings are held at:

Holiday Inn O'Hare
5615 N. Cumberland, Chicago, IL 60631
Parking at the Holiday Inn is FREE
Map and Directions

Dinner $40.00 Members and Non- Members
Cocktails at 5:30, Dinner at 6:30

Presentation only is $10 per person.
Payable at the door, cash or check. Be there by 7:15. For those attending the presentation only, your reservation is appreciated but not required.
Dinner reservations should be received by Sunday evening prior to the meeting.
Please make your reservation in advance by emailing DinnerReservations@ChicagoCWRT.org with the names of your party or by calling (630) 460-1865
Cancellations: email us at DinnerReservations@ChicagoCWRT.org  or call (630) 460-1865

Dinner choices. The CWRT has gone to a buffet style dinner. The buffet will include caeser salad, pasta, garlic bread, two meats (grilled chicken, meat balls, or Italian sausage) and dessert.