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Source: Deseret Evening News
Source type: newspaper
Document type: photograph
Document title: “Czolgosz’s Death”
Image size (in source, approx. h x w): unknown
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Salt Lake City, Utah
Date of publication: 26 October 1901
Volume number: 52
Issue number: 291
Part/Section: 2
Pagination: 10

“Czolgosz’s Death.” Deseret Evening News 26 Oct. 1901 v52n291: part 2, p. 10.
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Auburn State Prison (death row cells: photographs).
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz [in notes]; William McKinley [in notes].
Descriptive text accompanying the photograph reads as follows: “In this gloomy cell Leon Czolgosz, the wretched assassin of President McKinley sits today. Monday next he dies a murderer’s death. Silently the grim death watch gazes upon the doomed wretch, observing his every act for fear he should strive to cheat justice by suicide.”

Title herein taken from caption.

Image courtesy of Chronicling America.


Czolgosz’s Death




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