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Catalog Number 2009.1.34
Object Name Postcard
Scope & Content The item is a postcard featuring a picture of William McKinley at 28 years old and one of Ida McKinley at 22 years old. There is also a picture of the First Presbyterian Church with the caption, "The First Presbyterian Church of Canton, Ohio, Corner Tuscarawas and Plum St., now McKinley Ave., with uncompleted tower as it appeared at the time of marriage of Wm. McKinley, Jr., and Ida Dewalt Saxton, January 25th 1871." Copyright 1907 by Harry E. Fife Canton, Ohio. On the back, it says, "Harry E. Fife has moved into his new offices, 108 E. Eighth St., McKinley Hotel Bldg., Ground Floor, Both Phones 253, You are invited to inspect the safe deposit boxes and silver chests in the specially constructed fire proof vault, bank stocks, bonds, mortgages, real estate, and loans."
Title The First Presbyterian Church
Collection McKinley Birthplace Museum Collection
Accession number 2009.1
Archival History Donated July 20, 2011 by Ellen Sheldon
Caption First Presbyterian Chuch
Condition Good
Credit line MCKINLEY MUSEUM
Notes The postcard was purchased on EBAY for the McKinley Birthplace Museum by Dave Snyder.
People McKinley, Ida
McKinley, William
Subjects Post cards
Presidents
Churches
Presidents' spouses
Presidents' wives
Weddings
Marriage
Offices
Finance
Financial buildings
Financiers