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Aroused!

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Marie-Francois-Sadi Carnot lies in state after being assassinated by an Italian anarchist. In the right foreground, a female figure holding a sword labeled "Law and Order" is stepping on a large snake labeled "Anarchism." A wreath resting against the sarcophagus is labeled "Sympathy and Respect of the Civilized World."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Death; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Assassination; Anarchism; Snakes; Justice; Carnot, Sadi, 1837-1894

Date: 1894-07-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna Roosevelt about the death of their alcoholic brother Elliot. It was probably for the best because if he had lived any longer he would have been in a straight jacket. They did not bury him next to his wife Anna. Roosevelt describes the funeral and says that Katy Mann went to go see brother-in-law Douglas Robinson.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Alcoholics--Mortality; Death; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Death and burial of a person; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Roosevelt, Anna Hall, 1863-1892; Mann, Katy; Roosevelt, James Alfred, 1825-1898

Date: 1894-08-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt informs his sister Anna Roosevelt he went to Frank's funeral and everyone was very sad. The weather has been very cold.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Death; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Weather

Date: 1895-02-09

The dead issue

Description:

President Cleveland stands on the steps of the "White House" watching a funeral procession with the hearse labeled "Calamity Cry killed by Business Revival" and a long line of Republican mourners. Among them are Reed, Harrison, McKinley, Sherman, Chandler, Hoar, W. Reid, and Boutelle. The U.S. Capitol is on a hill in the background.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Funeral rites and ceremonies; Hearses (Vehicles); Grief; Commerce--Government policy; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Boutelle, Charles A. (Charles Addison), 1839-1901

Date: 1895-06-05

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt describes friend West's funeral for his sister Anna Roosevelt Cowles and says Grant La Farge has pneumonia. His work as Police Commissioner is hampered by colleague Andrew Parker. Sister Corinne and husband visited and she is feeling better.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Funeral rites and ceremonies; Health; Police administration; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; La Farge, C. Grant (Christopher Grant), 1862-1938; Parker, Andrew D.

Date: 1896-04-19

May the country be spared this pitiful sight!

Description:

A group of Democrats, identified as "Hill, Murphy, Vest, Bland, Matthews, Morgan, Harris, Crisp, Tillman, Altgeld, Campbell, [and] Stevenson," stand near a bier labeled "Dem. Free Coinage Platform" on which lies the expired "Democratic Party" donkey. A ladder labeled "Chicago Convention" has been placed against the bier and the "Chicago Nominee," wearing the black shroud of a widow, climbs to the top. Tillman places more straw on the bier with a pitchfork, while Altgeld and Campbell use torches to ignite fuses to burn the donkey. Hill and Murphy console each other.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Democratic donkey (Symbolic character); Political conventions; Presidents--Election; Political parties--Platforms; Silver question; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Mourning customs; Clothing and dress; Turbans; Fezzes; Democratic Party (U.S.); Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910; Vest, George Graham, 1830-1904; Bland, Richard Parks, 1835-1899; Matthews, Claude, 1845-1898; Morgan, J. T. (John Tyler), 1824-1907; Harris, Isham G. (Isham Green), 1818-1897; Crisp, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1845-1896; Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918; Altgeld, John Peter, 1847-1902; Campbell, James E. (James Edwin), 1843-1924; Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1835-1914

Date: 1896-07-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Wheatland

Description:

Colonel Roosevelt informs Charles Wheatland that he cannot attend William Sanders' funeral because his regiment will be mustered out the following week. Sanders was a soldier in Roosevelt's regiment.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Deployment (Strategy); Funeral rites and ceremonies; Soldiers--Death; Sanders, William H.

Date: 1898-09-03

President Roosevelt and escort at the depot, Canton. O.

Description:

President Roosevelt and others arriving in Canton, Ohio, for the funeral of President McKinley; photographer filming in corner.

Resource Type: Stereograph

Subject: Funeral rites and ceremonies; Ohio--Canton; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1901-10-17?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Barnwell Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt sends his sympathy for his uncle's "great sorrow" but will be unable to attend the funeral.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Funeral rites and ceremonies; Death; Apologies

Date: 1902-04-11

Exhibit No. 34

Description:

The municipal code is being changed regarding cemeteries and funeral processions.

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Funeral service; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Philippines; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930

Date: 1902-10-13

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