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The assassination of President Lincoln

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:

Selected Images from the Collections of the Library of Congress

These images were selected from the collections of the Library of Congress to meet requests regularly received by the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

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Satan tempting Booth to the murder of the President
Satan tempting Booth to the murder of the President
LC-USZ62-8933 (b&w film copy neg.)

President's box at Ford's Theatre
LC-DIG-cwpb-02961
The assassination of President Lincoln: at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C., April 14th, 1865
The assassination of President Lincoln: at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C., April 14th, 1865
LC-USZC2-1947 (color film copy slide)
[Washington, D.C. Ford's Theater with guards posted at entrance and crepe draped from windows]
Ford's Theater with guards posted at entrance and crepe draped from windows
LC-DIG-cwpb-04202
$100,000 reward! The murderer of our late beloved President, Abraham Lincoln, is still at large<
$100,000 reward! The murderer of our late beloved President, Abraham Lincoln, is still at large
LC-USZC4-5341 (color film copy transparency)
John Wilkes Booth
John Wilkes Booth, half-length portrait
LC-DIG-ppmsca-13706
Edman Spangler, a conspirator,
Edman Spangler, a "conspirator"
LC-DIG-cwpb-04220
David E. Herold, a conspirator
David E. Herold, a conspirator
LC-DIG-cwpb-04218
Samuel Arnold, a conspirator
Samuel Arnold, a conspirator
LC-DIG-cwpb-04214
George A. Atzerodt, a conspirator
George A. Atzerodt, a conspirator
LC-DIG-cwpb-04216
Michael O'Laughlin, a Lincoln consipirator, manacled
Michael O'Laughlin, a Lincoln consipirator
LC-DIG-cwpb-04215
Lewis Payne the conspirator
Lewis Payne the conspirator who attacked Secretary Seward
LC-DIG-cwpb-04206
Adjusting the ropes for hanging the conspirators
Adjusting the ropes for hanging the conspirators
[Washington, D.C. President Lincoln's funeral procession on Pennsylvania Avenue]
President Lincoln's funeral procession on Pennsylvania Avenue
LC-DIG-cwpb-00593
[Lincoln's coffin on view at State House, Springfield, Illinois]
Lincoln's coffin on view at State House, Springfield, Illinois
LC-USZ62-4376 (b&w film copy neg.)
The Last Offer of Reconciliation
"The Last Offer of Reconciliation ..."
LC-USZC2-469 (color film copy slide)

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