Source: Troy Northern Budget
Source type: newspaper
Document type: editorial cartoon
Document title: “We Must Protect Our Presidents”
Image size (in source, approx. h x w): unknown
Author(s): Bush, Charles G.
City of publication: Troy, New York
Date of publication: 29 September 1901
Volume number: 105
Issue number: 34
|Bush, Charles G. “We Must Protect Our Presidents.” Troy Northern Budget 29 Sept. 1901 v105n34: p. 16.|
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|McKinley assassination (editorial cartoons); presidential assassinations (editorial cartoons); presidents (protection: editorial cartoons).|
The cartoon’s caption is followed by a subhead that reads: “Strong Agitation for Protective Measures Against the Now Trebled Horror of Assassination.”
Text immediately beneath the cartoon reads: “The above cartoon emphasizes the necessity of immediate measures for the protection of America’s Chief Executive and the prevention of an atrocity which in three cases has deprived the nation of its head.”
Title herein taken from caption.
The cartoon (below) originally appeared in the 14 September 1901 issue of the New York World, with a caption reading “Our Third Martyred President.”
Image courtesy of Google News Archive.