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Source: Columbian
Source type: newspaper
Document type: photograph
Document title: “The President”
Image size (in source, approx. h x w): unknown
Author(s): Elwell, G. Edward, Jr.
City of publication: Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
Date of publication: 12 September 1901
Volume number: 36
Issue number: 37
Pagination: 1

Elwell, G. Edward, Jr. “The President.” Columbian 12 Sept. 1901 v36n37: p. 1.
full image of photograph
William McKinley (last public address: photographs).
Named persons
G. Edward Elwell, Jr. [in notes]; Ida McKinley [in notes]; William McKinley [in notes].
Descriptive text accompanying the photograph reads as follows: “President McKinley making his speech at the Pan-American Exposition at Buffalo, on Thursday, September 5th, the day before he was shot. Sitting around him on the stand are Foreign Ministers, Cabinet officers, and other distinguished men. At his left is the United States Marine Band. Mrs. McKinley is behind the President and cannot be seen. This photograph was taken by G. Edward Elwell, Jr., who was about twenty-five feet from the President and could hear his speech distinctly.”

Title herein taken from caption.

Image courtesy of Chronicling America.


The President




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