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Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C.
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Demris Lee, Chief DNA Analyst, Department of Defense DNA Registry

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Barbara Saavedra
Ruth Ann Schallert-Wygal
Barbara Silva
Dan Tucker
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Marta Johnson, piano

llinois State Police Forensic Sciences Command
James Kearney, Laboratory Director, Division of Forensic Services, Chicago

Loyola University Chicago
Theodore Karamanski, Professor, Department of History

Ohio State University
Erica Tiedemann, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Consumer & Textile Sciences


Project research has been generously supported with funding provided by:

The Helen M. Harrison Foundation

The following institutions have allowed images from their collections to be included in this web site:

Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois
Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, and the National Park Service, Washington, DC
John Hay Library, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Lincoln Museum, Ft.
Wayne, Indiana
Massachusetts Medical Society, Boston, Massachusetts
History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland
Northwestern University Library, Evanston, Illinois
Parks & History Association, Alexandria, Virginia
University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware
Wilberforce University Archives, Wilberforce, Ohio


All contents copyright 2000 Chicago Historical Society and the Trustees of Northwestern University. All text and images published in Wet with Blood: The Investigation of Mary Todd Lincoln's Cloak are for personal use only. Neither text nor images are published here for use in the public domain. Any commercial use or publication is strictly prohibited. Copying, redistribution, or exploitation for personal or corporate gain is not permitted.

For more information regarding use of images owned by CHS see the Photographic Reproduction Fees schedule.

WET WITH BLOOD: THE INVESTIGATION OF MARY TODD LINCOLN'S CLOAK is the product of an unusual collaboration among many organizations and individuals. The web site is a joint production of the Chicago Historical Society and Academic Technologies at Northwestern University. We are grateful to our many creative collaborators who have so generously contributed to the success of this project.


Jay Crawford, Photography
Photographer, Chicago Historical Society

Jared Dunne, Production Assistant
Student, Northwestern University

Robert Gaensslen, Principal Investigator
Professor & Director of Forensic Science
University of Illinois, Chicago

Smadar Kedar, Production Manager
Coordinator, Academic Technologies Chicago Office,
Northwestern University

Russell Lewis, Chief Instigator
Andrew W. Mellon Director for Collections & Research
Chicago Historical Society

Carl Smith, Academic Advisor
Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English and American Studies, Northwestern University
Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence

David Stoney, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Director, McCrone Research Institute, Chicago

Jennifer Wanat, Principal Investigator
Student, Graduate School of Forensic Science
University of Illinois, Chicago

Nancy Buenger, Web Site Curator & Designer
Principal Investigator
Textile Conservator, Chicago Historical Society

Jennifer Bridge, Production Assistant
Principal Investigator

Research Assistant, Chicago Historical Society

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