Interning at the LoC
Among the thousands of documents she catalogued and mounted for display, Mueller said some of the more interesting items include a children's biblical board game and a poster from the New York theater owned by Edwin Booth, the brother of John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln.
Mueller said her favorite find is a collection of tobacco advertisements from the early 1870s that featured children smoking.
Items discovered by some of the other interns include blueprints for a proposed expansion of the White House, early photographs of baseball great Cy Young and a 1916 play script by composer Cole Porter and his college roommate.
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