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A fourth of July celebration under difficulties

Dalrymple, Louis, 1866-1905
President McKinley, as a young boy, attempts to light the fuse to a fireworks-rocket labeled "Prosperity" using "McKinley Administration Matches" during a rain storm beneath dark clouds labeled "Tariff for Trusts."
Fireworks, Fourth of July celebrations, Rain and rainfall, Tariff, Trusts, Industrial, Success, McKinley, William, 1843-1901
Theodore Roosevelt Center
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
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