A little suggestion
Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909
President McKinley takes a break to smoke a cigar while a wax figure sits at his desk to suggest that he is hard at work reviewing applications from office seekers who are clamoring in the background, hoping to get an audience with the President. Caption: A wax-figure substitute would enable the President to get a breathing-spell, now and then, from the onslaught of the office-hunters.
Rest periods, Wax figures, Civil service, Smoking, McKinley, William, 1843-1901
Theodore Roosevelt Center
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