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Source: Daily Picayune
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “The Floral Tributes”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: New Orleans, Louisiana
Date of publication: 22 September 1901
Volume number: 65
Issue number: 241
Part/Section: 1
Pagination: 2

“The Floral Tributes.” Daily Picayune 22 Sept. 1901 v65n241: part 1, p. 2.
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William McKinley (mourning: flowers, tokens of grief, etc.); William McKinley (death: personal response); William McKinley (death: public response).
Named persons
Nannie Mather Bell; William McKinley.


The Floral Tributes


Partial List of the Wreaths Sent to Canton.

     Canton, O., Sept. 21.—It was not until to-day that the local committee in charge of the flowers at President McKinley’s funeral was able to complete the list of tributes sent and the names of the people who sent them. Among the tributes sent were the following from the southern states:
     Spray, Cyacas—Nannie Mather Bell, New Orleans.
     Wreath, Seal of City—People of Savannah, Ga.
     Corps Badge—Forest, Tennessee, Volunteers.
     Large Pillow, Pinks, Bride’s Roses—Postoffice department, Terrell, Tex.
     Wreath, Cyacas—Citizens of Jacksonville, Fla.
     Gates Ajar—Modern Order of Goats, Dallas, Tex.
     Red Cross Seal—Tennessee soldiers.
     American Flag—City of Houston, Tex.
     Besides, there were scores of tributes sent in the names of cities, clubs, lodges and schools and of individuals from all parts of the country. The south was especially well represented.



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