Restoration of Ford's Theatre, Washington D.C

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INDEX
(All references are to Ford's Theatre, Washington, unless stated otherwise. Plays produced at Ford's are in italics.)
Academy of Music, 19; ( New York), 123; ( Philadelphia), 7
Acquisition of site, 5, 7, 17
Acting Mad, 119
Actress of All Work, 110
Adjutant General, War Department, xi, 63. (See also Records and Pensions, Office of.) Administrative data, 1
Allen, Mrs. J. A., 114
Alleyway, rear, 7, 16 (Fig. 10), 30, 61, 83, 89
Ambition, or The Throne, The Tomb, and the Scaffold, 111, 122
Anchors, wall, 25
Anthony and Cleopatra, 110
Apostate, The, 109, 121
Appy, Henry, 122
Architect, U.S. Capitol, 20. (See also Edward R. Clark.)
Architectural data, 69-93. (See also Historic American Buildings Survey Drawings (HABS).)
Archives. (See National Archives.)
Army Medical Museum, xi, 63
Arth, George M., 45 n. 162
As You Like It, 113, 114
Assassination of Lincoln, ix, xi, 1, 51, 56-61, 82; assassin's route, 7, 51; escape of, xi; footsteps, xi. (See also Abraham Lincoln; John Wilkes Booth.)
Atheneum. (See Ford's Atheneum.)
Auditorium, 33, 37, 45; HABS drawings, Plates VI, XIV; Illus., Figs. 24, 28, 30, 32, 36; restoration notes, 83, 93
Avenging Hand, The, 114
Babes in the Woods, 112, 115, 120
Bailey, Thomas H., xiii
Balfe Company, 11
Baltimore Sun, 21; Weekly Sun, 33
Basement, 47, 59, 63; HABS drawings, Plates II, XI, XIII, XIV; Illus., Fig. 52; restoration notes, 69, 71, 73, 93
Battle of Shrewsbury, 112
Beauty and the Beast, 110
Becks, George, 115
Benches, Family circle, 33, 39, 103; HABS drawings, Plates V, XII, XIV; Illus., Figs. 28, 31; restoration notes, 93
Berghaus, A., 30, 45
Bergman, Carl, 122
Berry, Thomas, 17
Bianca, or The Italian Wife's Revenge, 111, 121
Birth of Cupid in the Bower of Ferns, The, 118, 119
Bishop, Mr. and Mrs. C. B., 13, 107, 109, 113, 114, 116, 120
Blondin on the Low Rope, 118
Board of Trustees, 5, 7, 17
Bold Stroke for a Husband, A, 12
Bonnie Fishwife, The, 109
Booth, John Wilkes, xi, xiii, 51, 56, 61, 79, 83; assassinates Lincoln, 59-61; escape route, xi, 7, 36 (Fig. 25), 52 (Fig. 37), 60 (Fig. 44), 60-61; Lincoln sees, in The Marble Heart, 53; plays at Ford's, 53, 109, 121; program of, 106 (Fig. 60)
Booth, Junius Brutus, 117, 118
Born to Good Luck, or An Irishman's Fortune, 116
Bowers, Mrs. D. P., 111, 112, 119, 121
Boxes, 27, 35, 37, 39, 43, 47; HABS drawings, Plates III-V, XII, XIV, XVII; Illus., Figs. 24, 27, 28, 29, 37, 43, 44; restoration notes, 73; tickets, 35. (See also Presidential box.)
Bradley, Isaac S., 45 n. 162
Brady, A. W., 115
Brady, Mathew M., 35
Broker of Bogota, The, 113, 121
Brown, Joseph F., 17
Brutus, or The Fall of Tarquin, 113, 121
Buckingham, John M., 57, 59
Bull in a China Shop, A, 115
Burroughs, Joseph ("Peanuts"), 55, 59, 61
Callis, George R., 34
Calvert, Rep. Charles B., 17
Camille, or The Fate of a Coquette, 111, 119, 121
Capital city, 53
Capital prison, 69
Capitol, U.S., 11
Carland, Louis J., 82
Ceiling, HABS drawings, Plates VI, XII, XIV; Illus., Fig. 24; restoration notes, 83, 84, 93
Chandeliers, 45; HABS drawings, Plate VI; Illus., Figs. 24, 28, 31, 32, 34, 36, 43, 61. (See also Lighting.)
Chicago Daily Tribune, 1863-1865, 11
Child of the Regiment, 118
Christy, George, xiii; Minstrels, 7, 116; Opera House, 7
Civil War, xi, 53; Centennial celebration, xi, 13
Clark, Edward R., xiii; instructions for alteration of Ford's Theatre, 65 (Fig. 47) proposal for strengthening west façade, 75 (Fig. 51)
Clarke, J. S., 112, 114, 115, 120, 121
Clock, lobby, 36, 59; greenroom, xii, 103 (Fig. 58)
Clokey, Robert D., 17
Colleen Bawn, The, 110
Comedy of Errors, 115
Congressional charter, 17. (See also HR 68.)
Conjugal Lesson, A, 111
Coriolanus, 114, 120
Cornerstone, 21; architectural exploration for, 22 (Fig. 13)
Corps of Engineers, War Department, 20, 25, 63, 89
Costs, construction, xii, 19; restoration, preliminary estimate, 1
Counterweights, 47
Cox, Walter S., 19
Coyle, John F., 19, 25
Culpeper National Cemetery, 63

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