Jonathan W. White


Jonathan W. White is professor of American Studies at Christopher Newport University. He is the author or editor of 17 books, including A House Built By Slaves: African American Visitors to the Lincoln White House, co-winner of the 2023 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize. He serves as vice chair of The Lincoln Forum, and in 2019 he won the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia’s Outstanding Faculty Award.


Plotting to avoid another boring day at school, elementary-schooler Lucy Millaway decides to dress as absurdly as possible in hopes of being sent home. When she tops off her ensemble with a stovepipe hat from her brother’s magic kit, however,

There have been myriad books written about America’s 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. In fact, there’ve been 16,000 thus far, according to noted historian and author Jonathan W. White, who’s chosen, in his most recent literary effort, a novel approach to

The Marco Island Historical Society (MIHS) presents a children’s storytime and book signing with historian and author Jonathan W. White on March 30 at 2:00 PM. White will do a reading from his book, My Day With Abe Lincoln, that


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