RG1169.AM: William McKinley, 1843-1901
Ephemera: ca. 1900-1901
25th President of the United States
Size: 6 items
William McKinley was elected to the presidency in 1896 and 1900. During a visit to Buffalo, New York, he was shot. He died from the gunshot wound on September 14, 1901.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of a McKinley campaign sticker, ca. 1900; programs for memorial services held for President McKinley in Lincoln, Syracuse, and Kearney, Nebraska, 1901; and a written order for all Burlington trains to stop from 2:00-2:05 on September 19, 1901 out of respect for President McKinley.
Campaign sticker, ca. 1900
Memorial programs, 1901
Day of Mourning proclamation, 1901
Order for trains to stop, 1901
Buffalo County (Neb.) -- History
Funeral services -- Nebraska
Kearney (Neb.) -- History
Lancaster County (Neb.) -- History
Lincoln (Neb.) -- History
McKinley, William, 1843-1901
Otoe County (Neb.) -- History
Syracuse (Neb.) -- History
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