Washington DC History Resources

Matthew B. Gilmore

What Once Was: Pensions, portfolios, and printing: J. Worth Carnahan in Washington, D.C. – Footnotes

[1] Washington Post December 10, 11, 12, 1901; Philadelphia Times December 12, 1901; Ohio Democrat and Times (New Philadelphia, OH) December 19, 1901.

[2] Evening Star March 19, 1901.

[3] Evening Times June 11, 1901, Indiana Tribune 12 Juni 1901 [German], The Times Washington, June 12, 1901, Newark [DE] Daily Advocate, June 12, 1901.

[4] https://www.ancestry.ca/boards/thread.aspx?mv=flat&m=777&p=surnames.carnahan

[5] Annual Circular Letters of the Seventy Active Chapters of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. Compiled by

Frank J. R. Mitchell, P. G. C. Volume XX, 1906.

[6] Catalog of the Phi Delta Theta, 6th ed. 1894, p.321.

[7] Another Carnahan, James R. Carnahan (no relation, evidently), was spearheading the (successful) construction of a soldiers’ monument. The 284-foot high Indiana State Soldiers’ and Sailors’’ Monument. Begun in 1888 and dedicated in 1902, stands at the center of Monument Circle.

[8] J.W. Carnahan. History of the GAR. Pp. 59-62.

[9] Carol A. Grissom. Zinc sculpture in America, 1850-1950. Newark, University of Delaware Press, 2009.. p.648.

[10] J.W. Carnahan. History of the GAR. Pp. 59-62; Howard Siglag. “What ever happened to the Easel-Shaped monument” The Veteran: Newsletter of the Civil War Veterans Historical Association, v.8 #5, March/April 1995, p.6-7.

[11] National Tribune August 20, 1896

[12] Washington Post April 29, 1909 advertisement

[13] Herriott died in 1912.

[14] Judd & Detweiler. The first 100 years of Judd & Detweiler. 1968.

[15] Evening Star, March 7, 1915

[16] Washington Post Mar 16, 1904.

[17] https://www.pulpartists.com/Carnahan.html Worth Carnahan (1896-1973)

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