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.