The McKinleys as abolitionists

P 10: “‘Practically, the McKinleys were very strong abolitionists, and William early imbibed very radical views regarding the enslavement of the colored race.’ His mother recalled, Young William often visited the local tannery, usually full of Democrats, and argued about the slavery question.”
from: Morgan, H. Wayne, “William McKinley and His America” (Revised Edition). Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2003.

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