Public Law 372
CHAPTER 240

May 28, 1954
[S. J. Res. 69]

JOINT RESOLUTION

Requiring the preparation of an estimate of the cost of reconstructing Ford's Theater in Washington, District of Columbia,

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to cause a study to be made to determine the most appropriate treatment in order to preserve and interpret Ford's Theater in Washington, District of Columbia, as it was on April 14, 1865, including an estimate of the cost of reconstructing the stage, boxes, and scenic setting. This information shall be contained in a report, together with the Secretary's recommendations with respect thereto, to the Congress,

Sec. 2. The Secretary of the Interior in his report to the Congress also shall include an estimate of the cost of reinstalling the famous Oldroyd collection of relics in the Ford Theater Building or in another suitable museum building to be erected on land to be acquired immediately adjacent to the said Ford Theater Building.

Approved May 28, 1954.