Publication information

Portville Autograph
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Strange Scene”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Portville, New York
Date of publication: 11 October 1901
Volume number: 9
Issue number: 9
Pagination: 1

“Strange Scene.” Portville Autograph 11 Oct. 1901 v9n9: p. 1.
full text
Anna Kendall Hardy; McKinley assassination (eyewitnesses); McKinley assassination (eyewitness accounts: Anna Kendall Hardy).
Named persons
Anna Kendall Hardy; William McKinley.

Strange Scene

     Mrs. L. E. Hardy, of Rushford was an eye witness [sic] to the shooting of President McKinley. She stood a few feet from the president watching the line of people as they were shaking hands with him, and particularly noticed the assassin before he reached the president. She says “the expression on the president’s face was a study during the instants the tragedy was being enacted. His look of pity changed to one of suprise [sic], then pain, then the most extreme look of reproach that I have ever seen on human face. Then it turned to pity.”