Source: Memorial Life of William McKinley
Source type: book
Document type: illustration
Document title: “James B. Parker”
Image size (in source, approx. h x w): 10.2cm x 9cm
Author(s): anonymous [illustration]; Townsend, G. W. [book]
Publisher: none given
Place of publication: none given
Year of publication: 1901
|“James B. Parker.” Memorial Life of William McKinley. By G. W. Townsend. [n.p.]: [n.p.], 1901: [unnumbered plate].|
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|James B. Parker (illustrations).|
The illustration below appears on the sixth unnumbered plate preceding page 257.
Title herein taken from caption.
Full caption: James B. Parker: This Is the Colored Waiter Who Is Said to Have Seized the Assassin of President McKinley. Parker Made a Large Sum of Money by Selling His Photographs.
From title page: Memorial Life of William McKinley, Our Martyred President: As a Man, the Noblest and Purest of His Times; As a Citizen, the Grandest of His Nation; As a Statesman, the Idol of Millions of People: Containing a Full Account of His Early Life; His Ambition to Obtain an Education; His Brilliant Career as a Soldier in the Civil War; His Patriotic Record as a Member of Congress and Governor of His State; His Able Administration as President, Etc.; Including a Thrilling Account of His Assassination; His Heroic Struggle for Life; Hope of Recovery Suddenly Blasted; Profound Sympathy and Anxious Suspense of the Whole Civilized World, Etc.; Together with a Full History of Anarchy and Its Infamous Deeds; Including the Life of President Roosevelt.
From title page: By Col. G. W. Townsend, the Well-Known Author, with an Introduction by Hon. James Rankin Young, Member of Congress and Formerly Clerk of the United States Senate.
From title page: Profusely Embellished with Superb Engravings.