Commercial Club of Boston Records, 1874-1933, (bulk 1880-1916).
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President William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States. He was beginning his second term as President after winning the election in 1900. On Sept. 5, 1901 he and his wife were attending the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York when he was shot by as assassin waiting in line to shake his hand. After being attended by physicians, he was resting at the exposition's director's home in Buffalo, NY. He seemed to be recovering when his condition rapidly worsened on Sept. 14th. P...
Professional association. The Commercial Club formally organized in 1868 as an annex to the Board of Trade. It later became an independent social organization: a men's club for Boston's leading businessmen. Sister clubs were formed in Chicago, Cincinnati, and St. Louis. Topics discussed included: the proposed Museum of Fine Arts, the telephone, the Cuban question, the labor question, Arctic explorations and the Panama Canal. By the early 1930's it had merged with the Mer...
Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he became the m...
Family members represented include Theodore Roosevelt (merchant); his wife, Martha Bulloch Roosevelt; his father, Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt; his mother, Margaret Barnhill Roosevelt; his uncles, John Redman Barnhill and Nicholas Roosevelt; his brothers, James Alfred Roosevelt and Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; and his children, Anna Roosevelt Cowles and President Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt family papers, 1810-1919 (bulk 1849-1877). (Unknown). Worl...