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Lincoln's box
Lincoln's box, photographed after the assassination.


Ford's Theatre and the House Where Lincoln Died are National Memorials administered by National Capital Parks-Central, a unit of the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. Address all inquiries to the Superintendent, National Capital Parks-Central, 1100 Ohio Drive SW., Washington, D.C. 20242.


Basler, Roy P., The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. The Abraham Lincoln Association, Springfield, Ill. 9 vols. Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, N.J., 1955.

Bryan, George S., The Great American Myth. Carrick & Evans, New York, 1940.

Nicolay, John G. and John Hay, Abraham Lincoln, A History. 10 vols. The Century Company, New York, 1890.

Oldroyd, Osborn H., The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln; Flight, Pursuit, Capture, and Punishment of the Conspirators. O. H. Oldroyd, Washington, 1901.

Sandburg, Carl, Abraham Lincoln, The Prairie Years. 2 vols. Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1926.

______, Abraham Lincoln, the War Years. 4 vols. Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1939.

______, Abraham Lincoln, The Prairie Years and The War Years. 1 vol. Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1954.

Stern, Philip Van Doren, The Life and Writings of Abraham Lincoln. Random House, Inc., New York, 1940. Revised edition, The Modern Library, 1942..

Tarbell, Ida M., The Life of Abraham Lincoln. New edition, 2 vols. The Macmillan Company, New York, 1928.

Thomas, Benjamin P., Abraham Lincoln, A Biography. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1952.

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