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Cartes de Visite: Understanding the First Social Media Craze

Long before Snapchat and Instagram, cartes de visite (“CDVs”) were the latest trend in image-sharing social media. And, at the time, they were considered just as high tech as Snapchat and Instagram are today. 975 more words



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Abraham Lincoln's box at Ford's Theatre - Washington, D.C.

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. – Abraham Lincoln


Live from Ford's Theatre: Broadcasting with Periscope and Facebook

Do you love Lincoln and/or theatre, but a trip to Ford’s Theatre in D.C. is infeasible? Are you hungry for short history lessons, a chance to see our artifacts up-close, or to hear directly from our performers and staff in real-time? 931 more words


I need a Vacation from my Vacation

Warning: This is going to be really, really, really long.

Anyone who knows me knows I am a hardcore recluse. I don’t like leaving my house and I especially don’t like sun or daytime activities. 2,012 more words

Never Ending Book

Meet the Creators: Musical "Come From Away"

We are excited to present the new musical Come From Away as the first production in the Ford’s Theatre 2016-2017 Season. Fresh off sold-out runs in Seattle and San Diego, the new musical… 1,396 more words

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Investigating McDevitt: A Closer Look at the Assassination Investigation

Shortly after President Abraham Lincoln was carried to the Petersen boardinghouse on the night of April 14, 1865, rumors spread about a separate attack on Secretary of State William H. 678 more words