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Photos from the Archives: A Case of Mistaken Identity?

The most common photo of Clara Harris is not—we believe—the correct Clara Harris.

Harris, the daughter of U.S. Senator Ira Harris of New York, is most known for attending the April 14, 1865, performance of… 1,059 more words

History & Museums

Best Yelp! Review Ever

Sometimes I use the review service Yelp! to find a good place to eat or fun things to do with friends. Today I found what will likely be my favorite review ever. 35 more words


Photos from the Archives: Tourism, Tragedy and Obsession!

The photo and the title don’t seem like they could possibly be connected, yet behind the bland-looking men pictured here are stories of drama and eccentricity that tie both to the horrors of the Lincoln assassination. 650 more words

History & Museums

Photo Preview: The 1949 Packard That’s Driving Miss Daisy

In April, Ford’s photographed the actors appearing in this fall’s production of Driving Miss Daisy. To add an authentic flair to the photos, we reached out to vintage car enthusiasts to help us convey the look of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 423 more words


McDevitt Files: Exploring the Conspiracy with Michael Glenn

This summer we are interviewing each of the three guides who play Detective James McDevitt on our History on Foot walking tour. The tour Investigation: Detective McDevitt… 747 more words


Behind-The-Scenes: Interviews with the “Driving Miss Daisy” Cast

Driving Miss Daisy, Alfred Uhry’s award-winning drama about the transformative power of friendship, will grace the Ford’s Theatre stage this fall. Acclaimed Washington stage actors Nancy Robinette and Craig Wallace will tackle the complicated roles of Daisy Werthan and Hoke Colburn. 802 more words