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Where Justice will have to look for jurors who have not formed an opinion in the Guiteau case

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Print shows Justice holding a large sword and carrying a lantern, with a cloth labeled "Justice" over her mouth, searching a cemetery, among tombstones labeled "Formed no opinion died 1660, Formed no opinion 1600, Haven't read papers 1776, [and] No opinion died 1670", for jurors who are uninformed of the assassination of President James A. Garfield. The images includes an insert showing a man hanging from a gibbet labeled "Verdict of 50,000,000 Illustrated".

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Assassination; Justice; Cemeteries; Criminals--Public opinion; Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881; Guiteau, Charles J. (Charles Julius), 1841-1882

Date: 1881-10-26

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

McKinley assassination and Jesuits

Description:

American Baptist Flag suggests that a Jesuit was involved in the assassination of William McKinley.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Presidents--Assassination; Assassins; Crime--Religious aspects; Religion and politics; Jesuits; Catholic Church; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Czolgosz, Leon F., 1873?-1901

Date: 1901

Theodore Roosevelt at Canton Station

Description:

President Roosevelt arrives with other mourners at Canton, Ohio. He leaves the station and gets into his carriage. The film then scans the crowd gathered to watch the arrival of individuals attending the funeral of William McKinley.

Resource Type: Video

Subject: Burial; Death and burial of a person; Funeral service; Presidents--Assassination; Presidents--Death; Ohio--Canton; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1901

Buffalo Evening News, Vol. XLII, No. 125, 5 O'Clock Edition, September 5, 1901

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Buffalo Evening News, Vol. XLII, No. 125, 5 O'Clock Edition, September 5, 1901, p. 1-12 (complete):

Page 1: Banner headline: President is Buffalo's Honored Guest - "President Makes Impressive Address" - Detailed description of McKinley's day at the Pan Am with subcategories: The Weather Perfect, The Seats of the Mighty, President Starts For the Exposition, Arrival at the Exposition, Review of Troops in the Stadium, President Sees Many Exhibits, Address of the President (text of McKinley's address), McKinley Chats About Buffalo, Deafening Din Welcomes Him, Arrival of the Diplomats (continued on pages 6 & 9) - "Notable Utterances in M'Kinley's Speech" - Selected quotes - "Luncheon in Honor of the President" - Detailed report of the luncheon given at the New York State building including menu and list of guests - "Today's Schedule at Exposition" - "Fireworks Tonight"

Page 3: - "What the President Will Do Today" - Minute-by-minute schedule for President McKinley for September 5

Page 4: - "Hotel Destroyed and Exposition in Darkness" - Fire at the Northwestern Hotel damages electrical cable to the Pan Am

Page 7: - "Vice-President Roosevelt Goes Through Buffalo" - Theodore Roosevelt passes through Buffalo on his way from Minneapolis to New York

Page 8: - "Have a Look, Good People, Have a Look." - Special events planned for Railroad Day

Resource Type: Newspaper

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Presidents--Assassination; American newspapers; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; McKinley, Ida Saxton, 1847-1907; Milburn, John G. (John George), 1851-1930; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901-09-05

Telegram from Charles William Dabney to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Charles William Dabney states that Vice President Roosevelt has their sympathy and confidence. He suggests that Roosevelt "call people to meet in their churches and humble themselves before their God and pray for our nation." Dabney is responding to the assassination attempt against President McKinley.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Sympathy; Politicians--Public opinion; Prayers; Presidents--Assassination attempts; Presidents--Assassination

Date: 1901-09-06

Telegram from William Allen Northcott to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

After the attempted assassination of President McKinley, Acting Governor Northcott assures Vice President Roosevelt that the people are with him.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Politicians--Public opinion; Presidents--Assassination attempts; Presidents--Assassination

Date: 1901-09-06

Letter from Douglas Robinson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Douglas Robinson encloses a $12 check to cover his sons' expenses on the trip they took with Vice President Roosevelt. The boys enjoyed the trip and Robinson argues in favor of Roosevelt accepting the money. The attempted assassination of President McKinley was a "frightful shock." The reports of McKinley's health are encouraging and, should the worst happen, there is a strong man for the country to rely upon.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Vacations; Finance, Personal; Presidents--Health; Presidents--Assassination attempts; Presidents--Assassination; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1901-09-06

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

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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

Buffalo Morning Express, Vol. LVI, No. 202, September 6, 1901

Description:

Buffalo Morning Express, Vol. LVI, No. 202, September 6, 1901, p. 1-12 (complete):

Page 1: - "Biggest Day of the Fair" - Detailed article about the events of President's Day at the Pan-American Exposition (cont. on page 7 & 8) - "As Viewed in Europe" - Reaction in England to McKinley's speech - "The Exposition" - Previous days attendance figures and short description of the day's events

Page 2: - "Roosevelt's Speech" - Partial text of speech by Theodore Roosevelt to the Green Mountain Veterans

Page 3: - "For Mrs. M'Kinley" - Luncheon held in honor of Mrs. McKinley at the Women's administration building - "Baby's Bouquet" - Child from the Infant Incubators learning to give Mrs. McKinley a bouquet - "Plans that Failed" - Story about failure of boarding houses during the Pan Am

Page 4: - Short editorials including one about McKinley's visit and speech and one about upcoming special days at the Pan Am

Page 8: - "Attendance 116,660" - Attendance figures for President's Day with complete schedule of events for September 6

Resource Type: Newspaper

Subject: Pan-American Exposition; Presidents--Assassination; Speeches, addresses, etc.; American newspapers; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; McKinley, Ida Saxton, 1847-1907; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901-09-06

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