United States flag, 1865
United States flag, 1865 Charles F. Gunther Collection, 1920.1689 After Lincoln died on the morning of April 15, 1865, a contingent of Union army soldiers stationed at the Petersen House wrapped his remains in an American flag before placing it in a plain pine box for transport to the White House. According to Chicago History Museum records, this is the flag they used.
Annie Oakley, a European shooting star
Sequence from "ANNIE OAKLEY" (60 min. PBS "American Experience", 2006). Produced and directed by Riva Freifeld. Writer: Ken Chowder. Camera: Joel Shapiro. Ed...