Cover of the sheet music for President Lincoln's Funeral March by E. Mack. Washingtoniana Division, DC Public Library.

Music of the Lincoln Assassination

This is the latest in a series of posts by Remembering Lincoln Digital Collection partner institutions, discussing the items they are contributing to the project and the impact of the Lincoln assassination in their locales. In the immediate wake of President Abraham Lincoln’s death in the early morning hours of April 15, 1865, the calamitous course of events…

Craig Wallace as Hoke and Nancy Robinette as Daisy in the Ford’s Theatre production of “Driving Miss Daisy,” directed by Jennifer L. Nelson. Photo by Scott Suchman.

“Driving Miss Daisy” Theatrical Trailer

Nancy Robinette and Craig Wallace star as Daisy and Hoke in the Ford’s Theatre production of Driving Miss Daisy. Watch our new theatrical trailer and get of glimpse of why BroadwayWorld.com called the show “perfectly cast!” Driving Miss Daisy must close on Oct. 26, 2014. Learn more about the play and get tickets at: http://www.fords.org/event/driving-miss-daisy

Craig Wallace as Hoke and Nancy Robinette as Daisy in the Ford’s Theatre production of “Driving Miss Daisy,” directed by Jennifer L. Nelson. Photo by Scott Suchman.

Playwright Alfred Uhry and Atlanta

“Write what you know” is a familiar adage in the literary world. Playwright Alfred Uhry took that advice to heart and became one of the most lauded writers currently working. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, to a family of German-Jewish descent, Uhry made a name for himself focusing on the people and places he knows. Uhry…