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Ansley Wilcox scrapbook, 1901

Description:

Scrapbook of newspaper and magazine clippings compiled by Ansley Wilcox, regarding the Pan-American Exposition, President William McKinley's assassination and Theodore Roosevelt's inauguration in his home in 1901.

Resource Type: Scrapbook

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Presidents--Assassination; Death and burial of a person; Presidents--Inauguration; Ansley Wilcox House (Buffalo, N.Y.); McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Czolgosz, Leon F., 1873?-1901; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901

Wilcox House

Description:

Sepia tone image of the exterior of the Ansley Wilcox house at the time of President Roosevelt's inauguration. The portico is draped with bunting and a large American flag hangs above the steps. Photographers and others are gathered in front of the house.

Resource Type: Postcard

Subject: Presidents--Inauguration; New York (State)--Buffalo; New York (State)--Buffalo--Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site; Ansley Wilcox House (Buffalo, N.Y.); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901

Wilcox house

Description:

Sepia tone postcard of the Ansley Wilcox residence, the location where Theodore Roosevelt took the oath of office after William McKinley's death. The portico is draped with black bunting and a large American flag hangs above the steps. Photographers and others are gathered in front of the house.

Resource Type: Postcard

Subject: Presidents--Inauguration; New York (State)--Buffalo; New York (State)--Buffalo--Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site; Ansley Wilcox House (Buffalo, N.Y.)

Date: 1901

Buffalo Evening Times, Vol. XXXV, No. 153, 6 O'Clock/4th Extra Edition, September 6, 1901

Description:

Buffalo Evening Times, Vol. XXXV, No. 153, 6 O'Clock/4th Extra Edition, September 6, 1901, pg. 1-8 (complete):

Page 1: Banner headline: Extra!/President McKinley Shot/At the Pan-American - Description of the events of the shooting up through Roswell Park's arrival during the surgery - "Reception to the President" - Short description of McKinley's arrival at the Pan-Am grounds before leaving for Niagara Falls - "President M'Kinley Welcomed at the Falls" - Description of McKinley's trip to Niagara Falls -"Vice-President Roosevelt" - Activities of Roosevelt in Burlington, VT

Page 4: - "A Remarkable Speech" - Article about President McKinley's speech at the Pan-American Exposition and McKinley's views of free trade and protectionism. - "Mostly About People" - Editorial article about the celebration of Labor Day at the Pan-American Exposition.

Page 5: - "Crowds of Yesterday Largest Yet Recorded" - Description of the ability of the Exposition to accommodate the 116,600 people that attended President's Day. Also gives extensive details of President McKinley's visit to the Exposition on the evening of September 5.

Page 7: - Advertisements for various Midway attractions at the Pan-American Exposition.

Page 8: - "Electricians Are At the Fair Today" - About Municipal Electricians' Day at the Pan-Am - "Descendants of the Mayflower are in Session" - About Mayflower Day at the Pan Am - "President's Day Notes" - "Jerseyman Goes to See President M'Kinley" - Short anecdotes of a visitor's experiences at the Pan Am

Resource Type: Newspaper

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Presidents--Assassination; American newspapers; Ansley Wilcox House (Buffalo, N.Y.); McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Czolgosz, Leon F., 1873?-1901; McKinley, Ida Saxton, 1847-1907

Date: 1901-09-06

The World, Vol. XLII, No. 14.634, September 14, 1901

Description:

The World, Vol. XLII, No. 14.634, September 14, 1901, p. 1-16 (complete):

Page 1: Banner headline: The End Comes at 2.15; President M'Kinley Is Dead - Article with the details of McKinley's last hours (cont. on page 2) - Large photograph of Theodore Roosevelt in the center of the page. Photo copyrighted 1900 by G. G. Rockwood, NY. Caption: Theodore Roosevelt/who in the event of President McKinley's death will become the twenty-sixth President of the United States - "Last Farewell of Wife and Her Lover - Husband" - President and Mrs. McKinley's final conversation - "Mrs. M'Kinley at Dying Bed Brave Through All" - Mrs. McKinley's activities during the day - "Plans For Funeral Will Depend on Family"- Short article about when the decision about funeral plans will be made - "The Last Words of William M'Kinley" - Text of the last reported words of McKinley

Page 2: - "Maggio Confesses; Implicates 'Reds'" - Confession of anarchist Antonio Maggio in New Mexico - "First Bullet Shocked the President's Heart" - Theory that the first bullet (to the chest) weakened McKinley's heart - "All Three Presidents Were Shot on Friday" - "Yacht Races to be Postponed to October" - America Cup races to be postponed because of McKinley's death - "Thousands, in Silence, Watch Bulletin Boards" - How people waited for news in New York City - "Buffalo Militia Ordered Out to Protect Czolgosz" - "Cabinet Officers in Washington Shocked" - "Shock Felt in Berlin Over News of Relapse" - "Roosevelt in Mountains When Told of Relapse" - Information about the task of locating Theodore Roosevelt while he was in the Adirondacks [black and white photograph of William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt seated in chairs; caption: William M'Kinley and Theodore Roosevelt photographed together at Canton in last campaign] - "End Delayed If No Food Had Been Given" - Article questioning the food and treatment given to McKinley

Page 3: - "President's First Collapse, Short, Sharp Fight for Life" - Early morning decline of McKinley on September 13 [black ink drawing entitled "Night Scene at the Milburn House"] - "Hanna's Special Train Broke All Records" - "Private O'Brien First to Seize Czolgosz" - Report by Capt. John Wisser of the Artillery Corps asserting that his men were the first to grab Czolgosz - "An All-Day Battle to Save the President" - Short anecdotes of the events of September 13 - "Washington Waited in Silence for the End"

Page 4: - "Mistake to Give Solid Food, Says Army Surgeon Leech" - Opinion of George Leech about how the President's medical treatment - "President's Heart Weakened by Cigars" - Reports that McKinley's heart was already weak from smoking cigars - "M'Kinley's Career as Soldier, Leader in Congress and President" [black and white photograph of Mrs. McKinley seated in a chair; Caption: Mrs. M'Kinley, who for twenty-five years was the object of her husband's tender care]

Page 5: - "Roosevelt an Exponent of the Strenuous Life" - Biography of Theodore Roosevelt [black and white photograph of Roosevelt's children with oval inset of Edith Roosevelt in the lower right corner] - "Roosevelt as President Will Keep 1904 in View' - Predictions on Roosevelt's presidency - "Assassination of Rulers and Attempts Since 1776" - "President's Varying Condition Shown by Official Bulletins" - chart of McKinley's temperature, pulse and respiration

Page 6: - "Break in Stocks; Big Men on Guard" - Reaction of Wall Street [black and white photograph with caption: Brokers and Business Men Crowding Around Bulletins at Western Union Building Before Exchange Opened] - "President's Last Public Speech Dealt with the Nation's Needs and Its Glowing Future" - Excerpts of McKinley's President's Day speech at the Pan Am

Page 8: - Editorials - "The Death of the President"; "What Caused the Swift Collapse?"; "President Roosevelt" - Black ink cartoon "Our Third Martyred President" with the woman "Columbia" etching McKinley's name under the names of Lincoln and Garfield. In the background is Uncle Sam with his head bowed.

Resource Type: Newspaper

Subject: Presidents--Assassination; Presidents--Inauguration; American newspapers; Ansley Wilcox House (Buffalo, N.Y.); McKinley, William, 1843-1901; McKinley, Ida Saxton, 1847-1907; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901-09-14

Buffalo Evening News, Vol. XLII, No. 133, Extra Edition, September 14, 1901

Description:

Buffalo Evening News, Vol. XLII, No. 133, Extra Edition, September 14, 1901, pg. 1-8 (complete):

Page 1: Banner headline: M'Kinley's Death Was/Calm and Peaceful! - "Roosevelt, the New President, Notified of M'Kinley's Death" - Details Roosevelt's progress towards Buffalo as of 8:27 a.m. - "Exposition Closed Today and Tomorrow" - "Special Trains Speeded from All Directions" - Article about various statesman and physicians that were hurrying to Buffalo - "Soldiers Were Prepared For Any Trouble" - Detailed what arrangements had been made to protect Czolgosz - "Resigned to the Will of God the President of the United States Died at 2:15 o'Clock This Morning" - "Railway Men Are Indignant" - resolutions adopted by the Central Railway Club regarding McKinley - "Important Bulletins" - schedule of cabinet meeting and McKinley's autopsy - "Preliminary Arrangement For Funeral" - "Angry Crowds Gather Around Police Station" - information on the measures enacted to protect Czolgosz the previous night

Page 2: - "William McKinley Is Dead" - Editorial against anachists - "Mr. Penney and the Anarchists" - Editorial advocating that District Attorney Penney bring charges against Emma Goldman in the assassination of McKinley - "President Roosevelt" - Editorial on what type of President Roosevelt would be - Various reactions from around the world to McKinley's death and on anarchism

Page 4: - "Theodore Roosevelt The New President of the United States" - Biography of Roosevelt - "Statements for Czologosz's Trial" - Article about the police gathering statements re. the shooting of McKinley - "Lynching Feared at the Hearing of Anarchists" - Details of court hearings in Chicago of people thought to be Czolgosz's accomplices - "'I'm No Freak,' Says Negro Held Assassin" - Information of commerical offers for James B. Parker, including jobs offers from vendors on the Pan Am Midway

Page 6: - "Great Shock to Officials in Washington" - Reaction of Cabinet members and others including William Jennings Bryan to McKinley's death - "Emma Goldman Calmly Said, 'Very Sorry,'" - Details of the reaction against anarchism

Page 7: - "Threat to Kill Col. Roosevelt" - Threat by an unnamed foreigner to kill Roosevelt - "First In Line Day President Was Shot" - Dr. Clinton Colegrove, first in line to meet the President in the Temple of Music, suggests that it be preserved - "Railroad Day Is Postponed" - Pan Am day postponed until 9/28 - "M'Kinley's Last Hours Described in Bulletins" - Detailed timeline from 5:35 p.m. to 2:20 a.m.

Resource Type: Newspaper

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Presidents--Assassination; Presidents--Inauguration; American newspapers; Ansley Wilcox House (Buffalo, N.Y.); McKinley, William, 1843-1901; McKinley, Ida Saxton, 1847-1907; Czolgosz, Leon F., 1873?-1901; Parker, James B.

Date: 1901-09-14

Beacon Journal, 32nd Year, No. 243, September 14, 1901

Description:

Beacon Journal, 32nd Year, No. 243, September 14, 1901, pages 1/2, 7/8, 9-12; Banner headline: An Entire World Mourns:

Page 1: - "The Burial in Canton" - Details of funeral arrangements - "At the State Capital" - Statements of Ohio Governor George K. Nash, Charles Dick, chairman of the Ohio Republican committee, and William B. Doyle, Mayor of Akron, OH - "The Story of the Day" - Description of the scene at the Milburn House - "Pres't Roosevelt in Fact Now" - Sketchy information about the plans for Theodore Roosevelt to take the oath of office (cont. on page 2) - "To Be No Special Session" - Roosevelt not expected to call a special session of Congress (cont. on page 2)

Page 2: - "A Hard Trip" - Roosevelt's trip to Buffalo - "Closed" - Stock exchanges closed - "Great Events" - Accomplishments of McKinley as president - "As Husband" - McKinley's marriage Page 3: - "Here Was Indeed a Man" - Biography of McKinley (cont. on page 2)

Page 4: - "In Memoriam" - information about religious remembrances - "Lost His Job" - about man that loses job after saying that he was glad McKinley was killed - "Was a Sad Day" - article about the false reports of McKinley's death

Page 10: - "How the End Came" - detailed information on the hours right before McKinley died

Resource Type: Newspaper

Subject: Presidents--Assassination; Presidents--Inauguration; American newspapers; Ansley Wilcox House (Buffalo, N.Y.); McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901-09-14

Buffalo Sunday Times, Vol. XLIV, No. 53, September 15, 1901

Description:

Page 1: - Large black and white portrait photograph of Theodore Roosevelt with caption: Our New President, Theodore Roosevelt - "The Funeral on Wednesday" - Funeral arrangements for McKinley's funeral in Washington, D.C. - "Secy. Hay's Note to Foreign Representatives" - Text of John Hay's note about McKinley's death - "Representative of King May Attend Funeral" - Reports from England - "The Post of Honor to the Grand Army Legion" - Arrangements being made at the Capitol and White House - "Acting Secretary Hackett's Order" - Notice of McKinley's death to the men in the navy and army by Acting Secretary of the Navy, F. W. Hackett - "Brief Funeral Services on Wednesday Morning" - Services to be held in Washington, D.C. - "President's Proclamation" - Text of Theodore Roosevelt's proclamation - "Pauncefote's Telegram" - Text of telegram from Lord Pauncefote of England - "Archbishop of Canterbury" - Condolences on McKinley's death - "All Business Suspended" - Response in Santiago de Cuba - "President's Family" - Progress of Roosevelt's family to Oyster Bay - "M'Kinley's Home is Heavily Draped in Black" - From Canton, Ohio - "Mayor of Rochester, Eng. to Rochester, NY" - Message expressing condolences - "Governor Stone Sends Telegram to Roosevelt" - Message from the governor of Pennsylvania - "Governor's Proclamation" - Text of proclamation by New York State Governor R. B. Odell Jr. - "Hon. David B. Hill's High Tribute to the Dead" - Statement by former Senator from New York - "Late President's Insurance" - Info on McKinley's life insurance policies - "Business Will Cease" - In Niagara Falls, New York

Page 2: - Three black and white photographs - two of Theodore Roosevelt [captions: Theodore Roosevelt as Lieutenant Colonel of the Rough Riders; Theodore Roosevelt as He Appeared When Police Commissioner of New York City] and one of "Miss Alice Roosevelt" - "Marine Circles Were Much Affected by Sad News" - Flags at half staff on shipping vessels - "Emma Goldman Threatened by a Chicago Mob" - "King Edward Sends Message of Sorrow to Choate" - "Governor Odell Voices an Expression" - Statement by New York State governor - "Secretary Gage's Tribute" - "Tammany Leader's Tribute to M'Kinley"

Page 3: - Editorials about Theodore Roosevelt as president, presidential security, and anarchism

Page 4: - Articles about the reaction to McKinley's death in various Western New York communities including Silver Creek, Jamestown, and Dunkirk

Page 5: - "Morning Performance Now" - at the Pan-American Exposition's Indian Congress - "The Magic Flute" - Concession on the Midway at the Pan Am - "Bostock's Great Show" - Article about Bostock's Pan Am concession - "How Important News was Disseminated by Telephone" - Describes the route that news about McKinley took via the telephone lines

Page 7: Black and white photographs of "the McKinley Burial Plot" and "One of the Latest Photographs of Wounded President" - Drawing of the Milburn House with scenes of "Crowds Awaiting Bulletins" and "Removing the President from the Hospital" at the lower left and upper right corners respectively - "Attacks on Presidents" - Story about previous attempted and successful assassinations of presidents - "Pan-American Exposition Program" - List of special days and events at the Pan Am

Page 11: - Drawing of Leon Czolgosz, John Wilkes Booth, and Charles Guiteau; captioned: The Three Murderers of American Presidents

Page 13: Banner headline: Body of President M'Kinley Will Lie in State at City Hall Today - "Body in State at City Hall" - Details of funeral in Buffalo and funeral train to Washington - "Body of President Was Not Laid Out" - "Sabbath of Sorrow for All in Buffalo" - Details of some memorial services - "Death Mask" - Death mask to be created by a Washington artist - "Mrs M'Kinley is Bearing Her Grief Bravely" - Report on Mrs. McKinley - "Touching Words of Senator Hanna" - Statement by Mark Hanna - "Was President Killed by Poisoned Bullet?" - Speculation about cause of McKinley's death - "Theodore Roosevelt Takes Oath and He is Now Our President" - Details of inauguration - "Czolgosz's Case Comes Up Tomorrow" - Grand jury proceedings - "How the President Passed the Evening" - People that visited Roosevelt at the Wilcox house - "Czolgosz Removed!" - Czolgosz moved from police headquarters

Page 14: - 7 black and white portrait photographs of the doctors involved in McKinley's care - Black and white photograph of Representative Grosvenor, Senator Fairbanks, and Senator Hanna - "Meeting of Common Council Yesterday Afternoon" - Resolution from the Buffalo Common Council on McKinley's death - "James B. Parker Misrepresented" - Correction on previous article - "Buffalo in Mourning Over President's Sad Death" - Reaction of the city - "Czolgosz Suspects in North Tonawanda" - Police holding two anarchists - "Grand Army Day, Memorial Service" - Modified plans for Grand Army of the Republic Day at the Pan Am - "Police Orders for Viewing the Body" - Arrangements for the public to view McKinley's body at City Hall - "Coroner Wilson Says He is Sorry He Gave News" - Coroner was source of premature news of McKinley's death - "Words of Sympathy from Bishop Quigley" - Statement from Catholic bishop - "From the Adirondacks to Buffalo with Roosevelt" - How they found TR on Mount Marcy

Page 15: - Black and white photographs of McKinley at the Pan Am Stadium on September 5, reviewing the troops; tent outside the Milburn House for the soldiers and newspaper men; flowers sent to McKinley by Governor Gregory of Rhode Island; President McKinley's sisters leaving the Milburn House - "Thousands Gathered About the House of the Dead" - Scene at the Milburn House [drawing of sectional view of the Milburn House] - "City is Black in Its Somber Garb" - Flags at half staff - "Czolgosz Now Stands Charged with Murder" - Details of the charges and where Czolgosz was being held - "Callers to Express Their Sympathy" - Callers to the Milburn House - "Experience of Secret Service Man at Exposition" - How two Secret Service men didn't know that the other was there

Page 16: - Black and white photographs of the home of Emma Goldman's parents in Rochester; anarchists' headquarters at St. John's Street, Chicago; the weapon used to shoot McKinley; Emma Goldman - Pen and ink drawing of "Nowak's Hotel in Broadway, Where Leon Czolgosz Stopped in Buffalo" - "Beautiful Tribute by Judge Murphy" - Statement - "Young Law Student Walks from Nebraska" - Walk to build up health/visit the Pan-American Exposition - "Emma Goldman's Family: Facts Concerning Them"

Page 17: - Black and white photograph: "Dr. Rixey and Secretary Cortelyou in Consultation on Rear Porch of the Milburn Residence" - "Camp Milburn and Its Many Bright Journalists" - Information on the journalists that reported about McKinley's condition - "Business Man Says Give Anarchists to the People" - Uncredited editorial

Page 19: - Black and white photographs of scenes from the Pan Am including: View of the Triumphal Bridge on President's Day at the Exposition; President and Escort Approaching the Temple of Music Shortly Before Czolgosz Fired the Fatal Shots; View of the Electric Tower From the Bandstand

Page 21: - "Remarkable Test of Endurance" - Full page article with map and photos of the law student from Nebraska that walked to Buffalo to visit the Pan Am

Page 24: - Black and white portrait photograph of Judge John Hazel, "Who Swore in Theodore Roosevelt as President of the United States"

Resource Type: Newspaper

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Presidents--Assassination; Presidents--Inauguration; American newspapers; Ansley Wilcox House (Buffalo, N.Y.); Hay, John, 1838-1905; Odell, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Barker), 1854-1926; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; McKinley, Ida Saxton, 1847-1907; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904; Parker, James B.; Rixey, Presley Marion, 1852-1928; Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940; Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940

Date: 1901-09-15

Illustrated Buffalo Express, Vol. XVIII, No. 50, September 15, 1901

Description:

Page 1: - Black and white photographs captioned as: The President Addressing the Throng at the Exposition on "President's Day," September 5th; The Latest Portrait of the President [McKinley driving to the Temple of Music on September 6]; President's Day at the Exposition: The President (at Extreme Left) and a Part of His Audience in the Esplanade; The Military Review in the Stadium - "Souvenir Pictures of the President" - Article giving a context for the photos - "A Man of Good Cheer" - Stories about McKinley's humor and good nature (cont. on page 8)

Page 2: - Black and white photographs captioned: Men Who Worked to Help the President Back to Health: Six of the Attending Physicians, and the President's Private Secretary [portrait photos]; Mrs. McKinley Listening to the President; The Stricken President: Tents for Military Guard and Reporters, Opposite Milburn Residence; The President, Mrs. McKinley and Mr. Milburn Driving Through the Exposition Grounds, Sept. 5th; President McKinley's Residence, Canton O.; View on President McKinley's Farm - "To Guard Our Rulers" - Interview with Jacques Griscelli, guard of Napoleon III - "Esteem for McKinley" - Regard for McKinley in Washington, D.C.

Page 3: - Black and white photographs captioned: Wm. McKinley as 2nd Lieutenant; Old Sparrow House, Poland, O., Where Mr. McKinley Enlisted; William McKinley's Birthplace at Niles, O., Torn Down in 1895; Schoolhouse Near Poland, O., Where Mr. McKinley Taught; Seminary at Poland, O., Attended by McKinley: Now Torn Down - "In McKinley's Youth" - McKinley's early years in Ohio - "Stories of Celebrities" - Anecdotes about President Hayes and Admiral Dewey

Page 4; - Black and white photographs captioned: The President, the Best Portrait of Him Ever Made; Shaking Hands with the President [outside the Government Building on September 5]; The President and Party in the Govt. Building at the Exposition the Day Before He Was Shot; Where the President Was Shot Down in the Temple of Music [including numbers where McKinley and Czolgosz were standing]; The Wounded President Being Taken into the Exposition Hospital, Sept. 6th - "Shooting at Jackson" by Milton T. Adkins - Story of attempted assassination of Andrew Jackson in 1836

Page 5: - Black and white portrait photographs captioned: Mrs. McKinley, in Her Inauguration Gown; Mrs. McKinley at Time of Marriage (1871); Mrs. McKinley Several Years Ago; Interesting Early Portraits of Mrs. McKinley (group portraits); Two Interesting Early Portraits of Mrs. McKinley, When She was Ida Saxton (age 16 and 18); Mr. and Mrs. McKinley as They Were 25 Years Ago

Page 7: - "Emma Goldman's Life" - Biography and quotes from Emma Goldman

Page 8: - Black and white photographs captioned: The President's Assassin; Pan-American Exhibit of Germania Wine Cellars - "Germania Wine Cellars" - Exhibit in the Horticultural Building at the Pan Am

Page 9: Banner headline: Roosevelt Quickly Sworn In As President --/M'Kinley's Body to Lie in the City Hall - Long article with extensive details about Theodore Roosevelt's taking the oath of office at the home of Ansley Wilcox (cont. on page 11) - Article about the funeral arrangements in Buffalo for William McKinley (cont. on page 2)

Page 10: - "Washington Ceremonies" - Arrangements for McKinley's funeral in Washington, D.C. - "Scenes at the Milburn Home" - Details of the events at the Milburn House from the time of McKinley's death until TR was sworn in - "Here is a Man of Iron" - Article about George B. Cortelyou and his role from the time of the shooting until McKinley's death - "World-Wide Grief" - Reactions from around the U.S. and the world to McKinley's death - "All England Mourns" - Article about the events to commemorate McKinley in England

Page 11: - "Buffalo the Capital" - Information about the scene in Washington, D.C., and the arrangements for McKinley's funeral and the transfer of power - "Words of Eulogy" - Quotes from various prominent men including former President Grover Cleveland, Williams Jennings Bryan, and New York State Governor Odell - "Now for Czolgosz" - Information about the legal proceedings against Czolgosz, especially information about the grand jury - "Assassin's Whereabouts" - Speculation on where Czolgosz was being held - "Still Hold Anarchists" - Information about case against Emma Goldman in Chicago as well as other short articles about the anti-anarchist reaction around the country - "States and Nations" - Report from a meeting of the Executive Commissioners' Association of the Pan Am

Page 12: - "Eaten by Gangrene" - Word for word interviews with McKinley's doctors about his care including Dr. Matthew Mann and Dr. Roswell Park - "Proclamations" - Text of the proclamations issued by Theodore Roosevelt and New York State Governor Benjamin Odell

Page 13: - "Cabinet Meeting" - Report about Roosevelt's meeting with the Cabinet after his inauguration as well as a meeting between the Cabinet members after they had left the Wilcox house - article suggests that the entire Cabinet was going to resign after two months - "G.A.R. Memorials" - Plans for the Grand Army of the Republic Day at the Pan Am - "City Hall in Mourning" - Describes the decoration of City Hall - "Supt. Bull's Statement" - Statement by Police Superintendent Bull that Czolgosz had been moved - "Church Bells Toll" - Request that the bells on all of Buffalo's Catholic churches be rung as the funeral cortege leaves - "Police Arrangements" - Details of the funeral procession from the Milburn House to City Hall - "Mrs. M'Kinley Brave"- About Mrs. McKinley - "War Department Orders" - Complete details about the funeral plans in Washington, D.C. - "City Takes Action" - Text of resolutions passed by the Buffalo Mayor and Common Council

Page 14: - "Exposition Closed" - Closed on September 14 and 15; to reopen the next day (September 16) - "Schools Not Affected" - Notice that schools would be open on Monday, September 16 - "Indians Mourn" - How Geronimo and the other Indians at the Indian Congress memorialized McKinley - "Exposition Notes" - Short, non-McKinley related news items from the Pan Am - "Girls Did Well" - Information on how the telephone system sustained the demand for information on McKinley's condition

Page 17: - "New York State Topics" - Short article about mail carrier that was fired for saying that McKinley's assassination was a good thing

Page 18: - "Fort Erie in Mourning" - Horse races in Fort Erie cancelled all races until Monday (September 16) - "Yacht Races Postponed" - "Auto Run Declared Off" - Auto race from New York, to have ended in Buffalo, ended early in Rochester

Resource Type: Newspaper

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Presidents--Assassination; Presidents--Inauguration; American newspapers; Ansley Wilcox House (Buffalo, N.Y.); McKinley, William, 1843-1901; McKinley, Ida Saxton, 1847-1907; Milburn, John G. (John George), 1851-1930; Rixey, Presley Marion, 1852-1928; Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940; Mann, Matthew D. (Matthew Darbyshire), 1845-1921; Park, Roswell, 1852-1914; Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893; Dewey, George, 1837-1917; Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Odell, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Barker), 1854-1926; Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940

Date: 1901-09-15

Buffalo Enquirer, Vol. 58, No. 41, Five O'Clock Edition, September 16, 1901

Description:

Page 1: - "Washington Ceremonies Arranged" - Details on the preparations - "Confidence of Stock Market in Roosevelt" - "Czolgosz Hearing Before Grand Jury" - Limited information about how the hearing went - "Funeral Train on Way to Washington Met at Every Town with Tearful Men and Sobbing Women" - Reports on the response as the train passed through towns as written by a reporter on the train (cont. on page 10) - "Czolgosz Not at Headquarters"

Page 6: - "Services Simple and Impressive Over the Bier of M'Kinley" - Report of the services held at the Milburn House including a list of each person in attendance - "Thousands Saw Dead Ruler's Body Lying in State" - Article about public viewing of McKinley's body at Buffalo's City Hall

Page 8: - "Death Records Tell the Cause" - Text of McKinley's death certificate and information on obtaining a transportation permit for the body - "Programme of Week at Exposition" - Information on events to take place at the Pan Am including Lumberman's week, the cattle show, fireworks and military reviews

Page 9: - "Officials Who Were at Funeral" - List of foreign officials from the Pan Am that attended the funeral at the Milburn house - "Services at the Exposition of Condolence" - Proposed service at the Pan Am in the Stadium - "New Jersey Falls in October" - Rescheduled date for New Jersey Day - "Souvenir Fiends at City Hall" - People trying to take pieces of the plants near McKinley's casket - "Great Crowds on the Streets" - Crowd control during the public viewing at City Hall - "Indians View President's Remains"

Page 10: - "Mrs. M'Kinley's Face Calm Today, But Expressionless" - Mrs. McKinley leaving the Milburn house for the train - "Sketch of Secretary Cortelyou" - Biography - "Chili's Expressions of Sympathy" - "Sincere Feeling on the Isthmus" - From Colombia - "Girl Insane Over M'Kinley's Death" - "Clergy Pays Tribute to President" - Remarks from various clergy members

Page 11: - "M'Kinley Policy Not to be Changed" - Washington's reaction to Roosevelt's pledge to continue McKinley's policies - "Cranks at Wilcox Home Cause Trouble" - Stories of people who showed up at the house wanting to see Roosevelt; detailed account of how Roosevelt spent his time - "Financial Leaders are Agreed" - No change in fiscal policy desired - "Scathingly Rebukes Anarchy" - Message from Catholic bishop

Page 12: - "Pan-American Programme Today" - Schedule of events - "Memorial Services Tomorrow" - G.A.R. ceremonies - "Czolgosz Still in Cell No. 24" - Report that Czolgosz was not moved, as widely reported - "Poison on the Bullet a Question" - Theories on why McKinley died - "Thursday, Sept. 19th" - Text of President's and Governor's proclamations - "Holiday, Orders Mayor Diehl, on Thursday" - Day of mourning as decreed by Buffalo mayor

Resource Type: Newspaper

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Presidents--Assassination; Presidents--Inauguration; American newspapers; Ansley Wilcox House (Buffalo, N.Y.); McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; McKinley, Ida Saxton, 1847-1907; Czolgosz, Leon F., 1873?-1901; Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940

Date: 1901-09-16

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