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Marble Statue of the Beloved President Done by D. Massey Rind McKinley Memorial, Niles, Ohio (Date Unknown)

Description on the front of the card:

Marble Statue of the Beloved President

Done by D. Massey Rind McKinley Memorial, Niles, Ohio

 

Publisher: Artvue Post Card Co., New York, NY

 

Era: Chrome Era

 

Condition: Unused.

 

Note: The card's description is misspelled - the name of the statue's artist was John Massey-Rhind.

 

The William McKinley Birthplace Memorial Library and Museum was built in 1915 in Niles, Ohio. The library is a public library and the museum features exhibits about President McKinley. McKinley's sister, Helen, unveiled the 12-foot statue at the dedication.

 

Publisher information:

Artvue Post Card Company was formed in 1936 in New York City, New York, and produced black and white postcards in the 1950s. They bought the postcard company, Albertype Company, in 1952.

 

Sources: McKinley Memorial Museum

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