Source: Daily Picayune
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “The Floral Tributes”
City of publication: New Orleans, Louisiana
Date of publication: 22 September 1901
Volume number: 65
Issue number: 241
|“The Floral Tributes.” Daily Picayune 22 Sept. 1901 v65n241: part 1, p. 2.|
|William McKinley (mourning: flowers, tokens of grief, etc.); William McKinley (death: personal response); William McKinley (death: public response).|
|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.