President Abraham Lincoln The original manuscript of Abraham Lincoln's sad farewell to the peoples of Springfield, Ill., as he departed to take over the Presidency, was included in the Lincoln papers opened at the Liberty of Congress in Washington, D.C., July 26. The body of President Abraham Lincoln lies in state in the East Room of the White House, April 1865. The late Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th president of the U.S., loved to paint and two of his paintings are unique. They are the paintings he did of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington which are the only presidential portraits ever painted by another president. Only Lincoln painting is available. This is the Deringer pistol that was recovered from the state box at the Ford Theater and used by John Wilkes Booth to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln in 1865. President Abraham Lincoln is shown in a photograph by Alex Hessler, Nov. 1860 shortly after he won the election, in Chicago, Ill. This is an April, 1944 photo of sculptor Lincoln Borglum and the model head of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln in his studio at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in the Black Hills area of Keystone, S.D. This is an April, 1944 photo of sculptor Lincoln Borglum as he is suspended over the stone face of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln on the Mount Rushmore Memorial in the Black Hills area of Keystone, S.D. Gen. Fulgencio Batista, third from right, former president of Cuba, lays a wreath at Lincoln's tomb in Springfield, Illinois., March 26, 1945. Batista said he had always admired Lincoln "as the representative of the highest ideals for mankind and I have looked forward to pay homage." Left to right; Herbert Fay, tomb custodian; Mayor John Kapp of Springfield; Gen. Batista; his son, Ruben, 11; and Manuel Benitoa, secretary of war during the Batista regime. The statue of Abraham Lincoln dwarfs seven African American students from Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., as one of the students, Terrance Roberts, places a wreath at the statue's base during a visit Aug. 26, 1958, to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. Left to right are: Mrs. L.C. Daisy Bates, Jefferson Thomas, Melba Pattillo, Carlotta Walls, Elizabeth Eckford, Minniejean Brown, Gloria Ray, and Terrence Roberts. A large poster offering reward for the capture of the murderer of President Abraham Lincoln is held to view by Gwendolyn Plate, an employee of Parke-Bernet Galleries in New York, February 15, 1952, where the $250,000 Lincoln collection of the late Oliver R. Barrett of Chicago is on public exhibition. A copy of a daguerreotype taken by N.H. Shephard in Springfield, IL in 1846, when Lincoln was a Congressman. It is the earliest photograph of Abraham Lincoln known to exist. The original daguerreotype is in the collection of the Library of Congress. Abraham Lincoln is shown posing for a photo, Feb. 23, 1861, in Mathew Brady's studio in Washington, under the supervision of George A. Story, Curator Emeritus of the Metropolitan Museum. U.S. President Abraham Lincoln stands under cover at center of Capitol steps during his inauguration in Washington, D.C., on March 4, 1861. The scaffolding at upper right is used in construction of the Capitol dome. U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, wearing top hat, is shown with Union Army Gen. George B. McClellan, facing Lincoln, and McClellan's staff at Antietam, Maryland, 1862 during the American Civil War. President Abraham Lincoln visits with Union Gen. George McClellan at his headquarters in this Oct. 4, 1862 photo. Lincoln removed McClellen from command after the Battle of Antietam for failing to pursue and destroy the Confederate Army under the command of Gen. Robert E. Lee. The first draft of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address is shown on Nov. 2, 1950. The president delivered the address at the dedication of the Gettysburg, Pa., battlefield cemetery on Nov. 19, 1863. Lincoln gave the first draft to his secretary, John Hay, whose children presented it to the Library of Congress in 1916. It is written on one side of two sheets of paper in ink. Most of the concluding sentence is written in pencil. A political cartoon titled "Columbia Demands Her Children," is a representation of the nation asking President Abraham Lincoln for an accounting of the war dead, 1864. A Lincoln figure, in his familiar dark suit with facial features based on an actual mask of the President rises from a seated position at the start of each nine-minute performance and walks toward the audience at the Illinois Pavilion at the New York World's Fair, May 15, 1964. The six-foot 4-inch figure was created by Walt Disney in a process known as audio-animatronics. A scene in front of the Capitol during Lincoln's second inauguration, 1865, just six weeks before his assassination. President Abraham Lincoln, whose birthday is celebrated today, February 12, 1971, described his family as movers. This cabin, in Knob Creek, KY, is a replica of the Knob Creek cabin where Lincoln spent his early boyhood years. From there, his family moved to Indiana.