ABOVE: Graduate students from Youngstown State University's museum curator class completed an exhibit at the McKinley Memorial Auditorium museum in Niles which highlights the presidential campaigns of William McKinley in 1896 and 1900.
Items include those produced by tile manufacturer American Encaustic Tiling Co. Ltd. of Zanesville, which made portrait tiles for the 1895 Republican State Convention, and two commemorative canes produced by the Falcon Tin Plate and Sheet Co. in Niles and the Winfield Manufacturing Co. of Warren.
Photo by Bob Coupland
Clayton Ruminski of Hubbard, Craig Rader of Boardman and Don Rudolph of Youngstown look over the 1896 election exhibit. Their classmates completed the 1900 elections exhibit.