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The stereograph features a black and white image of a female child kneeling in prayer at a memorial for assassinated presidents: Abraham Lincoln, James A. Garfield, and William McKinley. Portraits of each of the presidents are hung with flags, ribbons, and flowers surrounding them. The death date of each president is hung beneath the portraits, and a floral arrangement sits on the ground and is adorned with inscriptions.A woman stands behind the display with her head bowed in mourning.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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3 1/2 X 7 inches
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albumen print on paper cart
recto, in photograph: APRIL 15 1865 / SEP. 19 1881 / SEP. 14 1901 / IT IS GODS WAY / HIS WILL NOT OURS / BE DONE
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination; McKinley, William, 1843-1901
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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