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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - Alison Nordstrom
"What's unique about the album is the photographs were assembled from many different sources to tell the story of the Lincoln conspiracy," Alison Nordstrom, the museum's curator of photographs, said Friday. "It's a real page-turner, a heart stopper that culminates in the photographs of the hanging."
The museum owns 1,100 Civil War artifacts and "not only is this material very rare, but it's very fragile," Nordstrom said. "Our holdings are recognized as among the best in the world, so when we have the opportunity to show off what we have, we're anxious to do it."