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Photo of a Lynnville, PA schoolroom, circa 1897-1901. Taken by Dr. Fly. Notice the portrait of the 25th president of the United States, William McKinley. He was assassinated on 14 September, 1901. From my glass negative collection." THE ROAD BACK " 1960s U.S. FEDERAL PRISONS DOCUMENTARY ATLANTA, GEORGIA JAIL 17894On July 7, 1898, President William McKinley signed a joint resolution annexing the islands of Hawaii, but there were many conflicts along this path to statehood.Today in 1907: McKinley National Memorial, the final resting place of President William McKinley and his family, is dedicated in Canton, Ohio. 50,000 people attended the unveiling of the mausoleum.The American Presidential Election of 1896Today in 1901: President McKinley died after an assassin shot him in Buffalo, N.Y. Theodore Roosevelt succeeded him, becoming the youngest ever American president.In Niles, Ohio, the McKinley Memorial, in memory to native son and ex-President William McKinley, is dedicated. McKinley was the 25th President of the United States, from 1897 until his assassination on September 6, 1901.OTD in 1901, Vice President Roosevelt arrived in Buffalo, NY to visit wounded President McKinley. TR stayed at Ansley Wilcox’s house (pictured), a short walk from the Milburn home where the president rested.Theodore Roosevelt Jr., son of the 26th U.S. President, takes office as Assistant Secretary of the Navy under President Warren G. Harding, the same job that his father had from 1897 to 1898 during William McKinley's administration. A generation later, father and son are alike!President William McKinley and his wife Ida reach the city of San Francisco on this date in 1901, marking the end of a cross-country train tour.OTD in 1901, Vice President Roosevelt received news of President McKinley’s decline and left the Adirondack Mountains to return to Buffalo, NY.

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