Publication information

Source:
Afro-American-Ledger
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Official Mourning”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Baltimore, Maryland
Date of publication: 28 September 1901
Volume number: 10
Issue number: 8
Pagination: [2]

 
Citation
“Official Mourning.” Afro-American-Ledger 28 Sept. 1901 v10n8: p. [2].
 
Transcription
full text
 
Keywords
William McKinley (mourning); William McKinley (death: government response); White House.
 
Named persons
George B. Cortelyou; Theodore Roosevelt.
 
Document


Official Mourning

     Secretary Cortelyou announced [that] President Roosevelt would not hold any official functions at the White House until the public reception on New Year’s Day. After that date they will take place as formerly. Formal calls of organizations and officials in a body will be deferred until after 30 days from the date of the late President’s death. The flag on the executive mansion will fly at half mast, and mourning papers will be used by the heads of the departments for a period of 30 days.