President McKinley Comes to Town
Pres. William McKinley addresses a crowd from the balcony of the historic Cabildo, May, 1901.  The trip to New Orleans was one of his last, he was assassinated just 4 months later in Buffalo, NY.
Above, a huge crowd greets McKinley at Southern University, New Orleans.
The front page of the San Francisco newspaper, The Call,
recounts the president's activities in New Orleans.
The link to this page is:
http://old-new-orleans.com/NO_McKinley.html

Pres. Taft Comes to Town, 1909


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