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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

President McKinley's funeral, 1901

Description:

Three sequences of the funeral ceremonies held for President William McKinley: Sequence 1: McKinley's body lay in state in the Rotunda of the Capitol, Washington, D.C., on September 17, 1901; views of officers on horseback, the Artillery Band (wearing dark headdresses), a squadron of cavalry, a battalion of artillery and coast artillery, Marine Band (wearing white helmets), battalion of Marines, civilians carrying umbrellas (may be the diplomatic corps), other civilians, guard of honor, pallbearers, and the horse-drawn hearse all turning the corner off what may be Pennsylvania Avenue on their way to the Capitol; camera pans the hearse, as a procession of carriages turns the corner. Sequence 2: McKinley's body first lay in state for public viewing in Buffalo, New York, on September 15-16; views of carriages, the horse-drawn hearse, and marchers stopping in front of the Buffalo City Hall; medium close shots of the casket being unloaded from hearse and carried up stairs of City Hall; crowds of mourners lining up to view the body as group of soldiers enters City Hall; camera pans crowd gathered outside as mourners enter and leave City Hall. Unrelated sequence of Washington ceremonies follows; camera pans from different angles of crowds gathered at the east front of the Capitol. Sequence 3: McKinley's body was conveyed to its final resting place at Canton, Ohio, on September 18-19; views of mounted military units, marching civilians, carriages, and the horse-drawn hearse turning and entering what is probably Westlawn Cemetery where McKinley is buried; military units marching down a street as gathered crowds watch; final pans of mourners, crowds, and soldiers outside the McKinley home in Canton.

Resource Type: Video

Subject: Funeral rites and ceremonies; Parades; Washington (D.C.); New York (State)--Buffalo; Ohio--Canton; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

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

Theodore Roosevelt's cabinet and funeral of William McKinley

Description:

Photograph of President Roosevelt with black ink portraits of his eight Cabinet members. On the second page are five black and white photographs of William McKinley's casket traveling from the Milburn residence to the city hall of Buffalo, New York.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Cabinet officers; Presidents--Succession; Presidents--Death; Death and burial of a person; New York (State)--Buffalo; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Gage, Lyman J. (Lyman Judson), 1836-1927; Hay, John, 1838-1905; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937; Smith, Charles Emory, 1842-1908; Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835-1909; Wilson, James, 1835-1920; Long, John Davis, 1838-1915; Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921

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

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

Pan-American Puck

Description:

Columbia welcomes 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:

Passengers in a railroad sleeping car tell 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:

Columbia and another woman, possibly representing South America, ride 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 Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt arranges to send tickets to Anna Roosevelt Cowles in Buffalo. He will want to see Captain Younghusband while he is there.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: South African War (1899-1902); Philippine American War (Philippines : 1899-1902); Railroad travel; Americans--Travel; Politicians--Travel; New York (State)--Buffalo; Philippines--Manila; South Africa; Griscom, Lloyd Carpenter, 1872-1959; Milburn, John G. (John George), 1851-1930; Younghusband, Francis Edward, Sir, 1863-1942

Date: 1901-05-15

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