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Letter from John G. Milburn to Theodore Roosevelt

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John G. Milburn recommends the appointment of W. Fred Greiner of Buffalo, New York, as a manager of the New York State exhibit at the Pan-American Exposition.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Employment references; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; New York (State)--Buffalo

Date: 1899-03-25

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

Dedication of the Pan-American exposition

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt rides in a carriage saluting the camera. The clipping is captioned, "Dedication of the Pan-American Exposition. Vice-President Roosevelt Saluting the Crowds on Main Street." 


Resource Type: Newspaper

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Carriages and carts; Crowds; Exhibitions; Parades; New York (State)--Buffalo; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901

A suggestion to the Buffalo Exposition; - Let us have a chamber of female horrors

Description:

Illustration shows Uncle Sam and John Bull leading a group of world leaders walking in the center aisle between an exhibit of women suffragettes on pedestals; among the figures are "Mrs. Faith Healer," "Woman Evangelist," "Mrs. Lease" holding a large rake, and an elderly woman wearing a crown labeled "Queen of Holland Dames," as well as one woman labeled "D.A.R." Those identified are: "Dr. Mary Walker," "Belva Lockwood," "Susan B. Anthony," "E. Cady Stanton," "Mrs. Eddy Christian Scientist," and "Carrie Nation of Kansas" holding a large ax.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); John Bull (Symbolic character); Women--Civil rights; Women--Suffrage; Daughters of the American Revolution; Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918; William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941; Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, 1830-1916; Loubet, Emile, 1838-1929; Nation, Carry Amelia, 1846-1911; Walker, Mary Edwards, 1832-1919; Lockwood, Belva Ann, 1830-1917; Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906; Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902; Eddy, Mary Baker, 1821-1910

Date: 1901-04-03

We grow wiser as we grow older

Description:

Illustration shows a large female figure labeled "Enlightenment" pushing open doors labeled "Pan-American Exposition" and knocking out of the way an old woman labeled "Sabbatarian Fanatic" and a man labeled "Sabbatarian Bigot" that were attempting to prevent the Exposition from opening on Sunday. Caption: The managers of the Buffalo Exposition have decided to open it on Sunday.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Sabbath; Sabbatarians; Prejudices; Doors; Sunday legislation

Date: 1901-05-01

Pan-American Puck

Description:

Illustration shows Columbia welcoming a woman labeled "South America" to the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Columbia (Symbolic character); Women's clothing; Salutations; New York (State)--Buffalo; South America

Date: 1901-05-08

"Put me off at Buffalo!"

Description:

Illustration shows passengers, in a railroad sleeping car, telling the porter to make sure to put them "off at Buffalo" so they can visit the Pan-American Exposition.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Railroad travel; Porters; New York (State)--Buffalo

Date: 1901-05-08

Pan-America

Description:

Illustration shows Columbia and another woman, possibly representing South America, riding side-saddle on a Buffalo to the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Columbia (Symbolic character); Women's clothing; American bison; New York (State)--Buffalo; South America

Date: 1901-05-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt writes to his sister about his travel plans to New York and mentions that Teresa Richardson will be staying with Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt. Roosevelt also writes that he was glad to see Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and her husband at the Exposition.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Scheduling; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918

Date: 1901-05-31

Two things he can't stop on sunday

Description:

Illustration shows an old man labeled "Sabbatarian Bigot" dressed as a Puritan, holding a book labeled "Blue Laws" and standing in front of "Niagara Falls." A man walking with his wife and child is suggesting that the old man will be no more successful at stopping Niagara Falls, than he will be at preventing the Pan-American Exposition from opening on Sunday. A nearby sign states "Pan-American open on Sunday by order of Supreme Court." In the background, hordes of people stream through the open gates to the Exposition.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Sabbatarians; Waterfalls; New York (State); New York (State)--Niagara Falls

Date: 1901-07-10

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