Grace Greenwood Bedell Billings (November 4, 1848 – November 2, 1936) was an American woman, notable as the person who, as an eleven-year-old, influenced Abraham Lincoln to grow his famous beard.
Wireless instruction: 1917
Mary Todd Lincoln with the ‘ghost’ of her late husband. Deeply invested in the occult for most of her life, Mary became consumed with contacting Abraham Lincoln after his untimely assassination in 1865. She was constantly holding seances in an attempt to find her husband and in 1869- or thereabouts, as the date is not entirely known- she met William H. Mumler, a well-known ‘spirit photographer’.
1940: A woman selling biscuits to people using an underground tube station as an air raid shelter
Ruth Nickerson, American sculptor, 1905-1997
Rock formation nicknamed "Abraham Lincoln" in Deer Cave in Mulu National Park, Sarawak (Borneo)
The house in which Lincoln died, at 453 (now 516) 10th Street, NW., was built by William Petersen, a tailor of Swedish descent, in 1849. It is a three-story building, with the basement only slightly below the street level. Since the house had more rooms than the family required, he rented his extra rooms to lodgers
Lincoln assassination conspirator: David E. Herold / glass negative by Alexander Gardner
Lincoln In State~Close up
1860 LINCOLN Republican Candidate "No More Slave Territory" campaign medal/ token.
1865 published Sheet Music cover for Abraham Lincoln memorial song.
1860 Lincoln & Hamlin Presidential Campaign ribbon.
The Smithsonian holds this set of eight cotton hoods that were worn by the alleged conspirators who were charged, tried and convicted by a panel of Union military officials for the killing of Abraham Lincoln in 1865.
Civil War Harper's Weekly, May 6, 1865: The May 6, 1865 Edition of Harper's Weekly includes a touching portrait of President Abraham Lincoln, and his son Tad.
Rarely seen photo of Lincoln (possibly by Preston Butler) made in May 1860, just after Lincoln clinched the nomination.
The National News
Weegee's distortion series
Wedding day photograph of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd taken November 4, 1842 in Springfield, Illinois after three years of a stormy courtship and a broken engagement.
Lincoln and Poe....????
Abe Lincoln by Thomas Vroman 1956
Abraham Super Lincoln by Adam Rex