Thank you, Ford's Theatre, for posting so much during the event to make it feel as if those of us who were thousands of miles away were actually there.
In partnership with Google, we’re making our hi-res images of precious artifacts more widely accessible to a global audience. Our online exhibits had more than 50,000 views.
Using the power of live video-conferencing, students travel back in time to investigate the Lincoln assassination. Using primary source images and interaction with historical characters, students revisit sites and reexamine clues from April 14, 1865. To date, more than 12,000 students from 29 states have participated in this distance-learning program.
In December 2016, we launched a redesigned website featuring exploratory, interactive content related to the Lincoln assassination. In its first six months, this content has had over 76,000 pageviews.
To mark the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s assassination, we have worked with more than 40 partners across the country to create a digital collection of personal responses to the Lincoln assassination. To date, the collection has had more than 97,000 pageviews.
Through this distance-learning program, students experience the power of oratory. Using the words of President Lincoln, students learn the historical context of a speech and the fundamentals of performance and public speaking. Launched in 2015, this program has served more than 462 students from 11 states.