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Ghostbuster Abe Lincoln

An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator circa 1864.

The TIME Vault: 1955

When James Maitland Stewart, the son of hardware store owners from Indiana, Pennsylvania, enlisted in the United States Army in 1941, he wasn’t like most privates. For one thing, he was already well into his 30s. For another, he had already been rejected by the military for being too skinny. (The first time around, he was five pounds under the Army’s weight standard for new recruits.) And finally, no other World War II inductee had won a Best Actor Oscar, as James “Jimmy” Stewart had for his…