January 29: William McKinley
On this date in 1843, the future 25th President of the United States was born in Niles, Ohio. Explore FCIT’s collection of images related to President McKinley’s life and administration.
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Birthplace of William McKinley
The birthplace of President William McKinley in Niles, Ohio, from the ClipArt ETC website.
Home of William McKinley
The home of President William McKinley in Canton, Ohio, from the ClipArt ETC website.
McKinley at Antietam
William McKinley carrying coffee to the troops at Antietam. McKinley was the last president to have served in the American Civil War. Illustration from the ClipPix ETC website.
Representative William McKinley
Representative William McKinley speaking on the floor of the United States House of Representatives in support of the Tariff Act of 1890, commonly called the McKinley Tariff. Illustration from the ClipPix ETC website.
McKinley Reading to His Mother
President-elect William McKinley reading the results of his election to his mother from the ClipPix ETC website.
First Inauguration of William McKinley
First Inauguration of William McKinley on March 4, 1897, from the ClipArt ETC website.
Presidential Election, 1900
McKinley at Pan-American Exposition
McKinley at Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York September 5, 1901, from the ClipPix ETC website. In his address, McKinley said, “Expositions are the timekeepers of progress. They record the world’s advancements. They stimulate the energy, enterprise, and intellect of the people, and quicken human genius. They go into the home. They broaden and brighten the daily life of the people. They open mighty storehouses of information to the student….”
Interior of the Temple of Music
Interior of the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York from the ClipArt ETC website. The President was standing where the X is when he was assassinated just six months into his second term.