[President Harding Mourned in New Jersey:] Memorial Service for Warren Gamaliel Harding ... 1923 ... [opening lines of broadside].

Program of a memorial service for the 29th President of the United States


Program of a memorial service held in National Park, New Jersey for Democrat Warren G. Harding of Ohio (1865–1923), the 29th President of the United States.

Harding died of a heart attack in San Francisco during a lecture tour, the sixth president to die in office. The memorial service was held on August 10, two days after lying in state in Washington, D.C. and the same day as his final funeral service in Marion, Ohio.

The New Jersey service included a funeral march, the hymns “Nearer My God to Thee,” “Lead Kindly Light,” and “America.” National Park Mayor Edwin R. Allen presided. There was an address by Rev. B.W. Luckenbill and the playing of “Taps” concluded the service.


Description: [President Harding Mourned in New Jersey:] Memorial Service for Warren Gamaliel Harding ... 1923 ... [opening lines of broadside].

[National Park, New Jersey: np, 1923]. [1]p. Small Broadside Program. 6¾ x 4½ inches. Cream colored paper; black mourning rules at top and bottom. Horizontal fold; three closed tears; minor loss at one corner; otherwise; very good.

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Price: $40.00