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1. 1914 Model T Ford 1914 Model T Ford Automobiles; Cars; Land transportation; Detroit, Michigan A black, four-passenger, three-door car, with a black leather top, a two-piece folding windshield, and four black leather seats. On the exterior are two running boards, two headlights, one rear lantern-shaped...

2. Presidential Box where Lincoln was shot, Ford's Theater Presidential Box where Lincoln was shot, Ford's Theater Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Theatrical productions; Assassinations; Civil War; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; The Presidential Box at Ford’s Theater in Washington D.C. looks much the same today as it did on the night of April 14, 1865, when John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln.

3. President Gerald R. Ford Speaking at the Lincoln Home President Gerald R. Ford Speaking at the Lincoln Home Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Home; Ford, Gerald R., 1913-; Presidents; Cornerstones Photo of President Gerald R. Ford, waving, in front of the Lincoln Home, March 1976. Ford stands behind a podium, posted before the Front (west) entrance to the Lincoln Home.

4. Wrench, Automotive Wrench, Automotive Ford; Industrialization; Wrenches; Assembly-line methods; Automobiles; Chesebro Blacksmith Shop; Blacksmithing; Model T; Two headed wrench, marked "Ford" on the obverse, "1917" on the reverse. Probably used for a Model T. Found in the Chesebro blacksmith shop.

5. Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth's boot Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth's boot Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Civil War; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Assassinations; Ford's Theater; Petersen House John Wilkes Booth was wearing this boot the night that he shot Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theater in Washington D. C. After shooting Lincoln and stabbing Major Rathbone, Booth leapt from the Presidential...

6. The gun that killed Lincoln The gun that killed Lincoln Derringer; Assassinations; Ford's Theater; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Civil War; Arms & armament; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 On the evening of April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth fired this small derringer into the back of Abraham Lincoln’s head, inflicting a mortal wound. Lincoln was attending a play at Ford's Theater. The...

7. Exterior, Ford's Theater, where Lincoln was shot Exterior, Ford's Theater, where Lincoln was shot Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Civil War; Assassinations; Ford's Theater Ford’s Theater in Washington D.C. is a popular historic site, operated by the National Park Service. It has been restored to its appearance April 14, 1865, the night that Abraham Lincoln was assassinated....

8. Model A Ford Carburetor Model A Ford Carburetor United States; Ford Motor Company; Engine mechanics; Automobiles; Car repair; Wrenches This is a cast iron, two piece carburetor with a gasket between the parts. Details include a choke paddle one end and an in and out switch on the other. The paddle has an open and close switch.

9. Ford Station Wagon 1933 Ford Station Wagon 1933 Automobiles--United States; Ford--Automobile; Transportation; Cars Photograph, b/w

10. Ford 3-window DeLuxe Coupe 1934 Ford 3-window DeLuxe Coupe 1934 Automobiles--United States; Ford--Automobile; Transportation; Cars Photograph, b/w

11. State of Illinois document State of Illinois document Illinois; Governors; Ford, Thomas, 1800-1850 A letter from Thomas Ford, eighth Governor of Illinois (1842-1846), to the Governor of the state of Mississippi, dated December 15, 1842, transmitting a resolution adopted by the General Assembly of Illinois...

12. The room where Lincoln died The room where Lincoln died Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Petersen House; Ford's Theater; The Petersen rooming house was across the street from Ford’s Theater. Lincoln was carried there after he was shot. He lived through the night and died early the next morning.

13. Orient Motor Buckboard Orient Motor Buckboard Automobiles; Cars; Transportation; Land transportation; World's Fair; St. Louis Exhibition; Patents; Waltham, Massachusetts A flat board automobile with an air-cooled engine in the rear, a tiller for steering, curved wooden cycle fenders, and four wooden wheels with wire spokes.

14. Doorknob, from an interior door of Lincoln Home Doorknob, from an interior door of Lincoln Home Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furnishings; Door hardware; Antebellum Brown marbleized doorknob. Diam. 2 1/8"

15. Cabinet Photograph, showing the Lincoln Home draped in mourning Cabinet Photograph, showing the Lincoln Home draped in mourning Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Photo; Photography; Victorian; Oldroyd, Osbourne H. (Osborn Hamline), 1842-1930; Funeral Sepia-toned photoprint mounted on cardboard. Original photo is oval & shows Lincoln Home draped in mourning with a delegation of men & one boy in front. Other people and Carrigan house visible in background....

16. Book, "A Compilation of the Statutes of the State of Illinois, N.H. Purple, Part II (Chicago: Keen & Book, "A Compilation of the Statutes of the State of Illinois, N.H. Purple, Part II (Chicago: Keen & Lee, 1856)" Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Oldroyd, Osbourne H. (Osborn Hamline), 1842-1930; Antebellum; Book; Books; Publishing; Legal; Text "A Compilation of the Statutes of the State of Illinois, N.H. Purple, Part II (Chicago: Keen & Lee, 1856)." Stamped with ink on inside back cover page, "Property of O.H. Oldroyd". Binder torn but still...

17. Planting Osage Orange Planting Osage Orange McLean County, Illinois; Hedges (Plants); Fencing; Farmers planted Osage orange on the large Sibley Farms in neighboring Ford County.

18. Front Parlor, Petersen House, the house where Lincoln died Front Parlor, Petersen House, the house where Lincoln died Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Civil War; Assassinations; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Petersen House; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Stanton, Edwin M. (Secretary of War), 1814-1869 The front parlor of the Petersen House is restored to its appearance on the night of April 14-15, 1865. The house is operated by the National Park Service and is open to the public.
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