'Ohio at the Pan-American Exposition' program   Save
'Ohio at the Pan-American Exposition' program
Description: Program for "Ohio Day" at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, July 18, 1901. The Pan-American Exposition was a World's Fair held from May through November in 1901. Contents of the program include: "The Golden Rule: The Motto in the Life of Col. James Kilbourne," "Ohio, the Mother of Presidents," "The Rainbow City," and "The Ohio Building," as well as the schedule for Ohio Day and numerous advertisements and photographs. President William McKinley, an Ohio native who features prominently in the program, was visiting the Pan-American Exposition later that year on September 1st when he was shot by anarchist Leon Czolgosz during a public reception. Though he initially appeared to be recovering well, his health took a turn for the worse and he succumbed to his injuries in the early morning hours of September 14th. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: Page1
Subjects: Pan-American Exposition (1901); World's Fair; Ohio--Centennial exhibitions, etc.; McKinley, William, 1843- 1901;
Places: Buffalo (New York);