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Cover Site index page

Prologue First interior page

Table of Contents Direct links to all content and help pages including:

How to Use this Site
Credits and Copyrights
Special Features
Join the Investigative Team

Introduction Site overview

Conservation Laboratory Primary navigation site for 3 sections including:

Return to the Scene of the Crime A History of the Lincoln Assassination
An Evening at Ford's Theatre Setting the Stage for the Assassination
Vigil at the Petersen's House Tragedy at the President's Deathbed
The Earthly Remains The Assassination's Aftermath

The Bloody Evidence The Lincoln Assassination Artifacts
The Story of Libby Prison Charles Gunther's Civil War Museum
The Lincoln Assassination Artifacts
The Chicago Historical Society's Lincoln Relics

Investigation by Private Eyes The Collaborative Investigation of the Lincoln Relics
DNA Analysis
An Introduction to DNA Analysis
Partners in Crime The Collaborative Investigation
Weighing the Evidence Evaluating the Historical and Scientific Evidence

Epilogue Curator's concluding statement