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Declaration SignersThe following issues have content regarding the signers of the Declaration of Independence. They are arranged in chronological order. Please enjoy.
The following issues have content regarding the signers of the Declaration of Independence. They are arranged in chronological order. Please enjoy.
October 19, 1889
Harper's WEEKLY, Oct. 19, 1889 Fullpg. illus. shows: 'Adm. Porter in 1865'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'The Richmond County Hunt & Ball' has 4 scenes. Fullpg: 'Recent Additions to the Commercial Architecture of Phila.' has 8 scenes. Fullpg. Remington: 'Mexican Miners at Work--Drilling' plus 4 smaller Remington prints.
Complete in twenty pages.
January 11, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Jan. 11, 1890 Two nice halfpg. scenes of: 'Oystering On the Chesapeake--Working the Beds Off Annapolis' & 'Raking in Shallow Water'. Nice Frederic Remington dblpgctrfld: 'Hunting the Caribou--'Shoot! Shoot!' plus another Remington print showing soldiers in a gunfight.
April 19, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 19, 1890 Very nice & displayable full ftpg: 'A Hunter's Shack in the Rocky Mountains'. Fullpg. with 4 scenes of: 'A Friday Market in the Jewish Quarter of New York' by W.A. Rogers. Halfpg. Remington print "The Priest Captain Writhed and Struggled in His Efforts to Throw Young Off" done for a literary article entitled "The Azte... See More
July 4, 1890
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, July 4, 1890
* Idaho Territory gains statehood
* Admitted to the Union
* President Benjamin Harrison
The top of the middle column of the front page announces: "IDAHO A STATE" "The President Signs the Bill for Her Admission Before Setting Off for Cape May" "The Wyoming Bill Not Yet Ready for the Executive Signature" "An Ag... See More
December 4, 1890
ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORT, Wellsville, New York, Dec. 4, 1890
* President Benjamin Harrison
* State of the Union Address
Page 4 has: "The President's Message" "A Voluminous And Comprehensive Document" plus other subheads (see). The President's annual state-of-the-Union address concludes on page 5 and is signed in type: Benjamin Harrison. .
Complete in 8 pages usual... See More
March 7, 1891
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 7, 1891 Dramatic full ftpg: 'The Rescue of the Jeansville Miners'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'The Progress of the Sherman Funeral Train to St. Louis'. Quarter-pg. illus: 'The Floods in Pittsburgh' shows a flooded street.
Complete in sixteen pages.
April 19, 1891
EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, April 19, 1891 The front page has a column-wide headline "Tickled The Texans" "Harrison Passes from Arkansas to Texas" "Arkansas Delighted with the president's Visit -- Builds Bon-fires and Runs up the American Flag" "Texas In A Quiver of Joy".
Other news of the day and advertisements are within.
Thi... See More
May 16, 1891
Harper's WEEKLY, May 16, 1891 Fullpg. view of the Columbian World's Fair. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'The Tandem Parade, Central Park, N.Y.C.' 1/4pg. illus: 'M. Tschaikowsky, The Composer' nice dblpgctrfld: 'Board Of Bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church' shows them all.
Complete in sixteen pages.
September 5, 1891
Harper's WEEKLY, Sept. 5, 1891 Full front page: 'A New York Chowder Club Leaving the East Side' shows a loaded stagecoach. Full page: 'The Whaleback Steamer 'Charles Wetmore' of Buffalo' Nice full page: 'A Home for Aged Hebrews, New York' shows men sitting in a park. 'The Columbian Exposition'
Complete in sixteen pages.
December 26, 1891
Harper's WEEKLY, December 26, 1891 Full front page: 'On Broadway, After the Theatre'. Full page showing building a tunnel under Niagara Falls, with two more half page illustration regarding its construction.
Complete in sixteen pages.
February 13, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY February 13, 1892 Front full pg. illus. of "Military Tops in Action." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Van Rensselaer Manor House, Albany - Proposed as New York State Building at the Columbian Exposition."
Full pg. illus. of "Curling at St. Paul, Minnesota." 1/4 pg. portrait of "Abraham Lincoln - From his First Photograph, Taken in C... See More
March 5, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, March 5, 1892 Full front page: 'The Elevated Railroad Bridge at Chatham Square'. Nice full page Remington print: 'U.S. Cavalry Hunting for Garza on the Rio Grande'. This issue also includes a small photo of the Alamo in an article: 'From San Antonio to Corpus Christi'. Various scenes in Paris.
May 7, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, May 7, 1892 Front page: 'Pres. Harrison Laying the Cornerstone for the Grant Monument' plus another full page on this inside. Much on 'Constantinople'. Full page with 4 illus. by Remington: 'El Cinco de Mayo, City ofSšÏ´ico'
June 4, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 4, 1892 Full page: 'The Kentucky Centennial' includes an illustration of Daniel Boone. 'Rome' has several scenes. 'The American Cavalry School' includes 10 illustration by Remington. Nice full page: 'Indian Encampment on Ballast Is., Seattle'. Photos of 2 baseball players.
June 18, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1892
Nice full front page illustration of: 'Pres. Benjamin Harrison, Rep. Candidate for Re-election'. Inside has several scenes from the Minneapolis Convention. Nice double page centerfold: 'The Oil Creek Valley Disaster' with many scenes of the flooding & fire at Oil City & Titusville.
June 25, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1892 Nice double page centerfold: 'Democratic National Convention at Chicago in Session'. Two small photos of Princeton baseball players.
July 23, 1892
WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, July 23, 1892 The second page of this issue contains the brief but significant report: "The president [Benjamin Harrison] has signed the joint resolution of Congress, making October 21, 1892, the four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of America, a general holiday. Whereas Columbus Day would not be established as an official federal holiday un... See More
July 30, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1892 Front full page illustration of "Close Quarters." Inside is a full page illustration of "A Delegation from the Southwest Visiting Washington." Full page illustration of "The Caeur D'Alene Mining Troubles." Double page centerfold of "The Cleveland and Stevenson Notification Meeting at Madison Square Garden, Ne... See More
August 13, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1892
Front page shows a man and woman on the beach: 'A Lazy Companion'. Full page has 2 scenes of 'The Sault Ste. Marie Canal'. Article: 'Tommy Atkins in the American Army' includes 4 military prints by F. Remington. Full page: 'The N.Y. Yacht Club Fleet at New London' and a full page with 8 photos of the 'Annua... See More
October 29, 1892
WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, October 29, 1892 The second page of this issue has under the heading, "Death of Mrs. Harrison", a report on the death of the wife of the president - just days before he would also lose the election to Grover Cleveland (see image). Another report includes details of the Columbus Day celebration (being the 400th anniversary) and lengthy thoughts... See More
November 5, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 5, 1892
Full front page: 'The Obsequies of Mrs. Harrison in the East Room of the White House' plus a full page on her inside. Half page: 'Funeral of Lord Tennyson--Digging the Grave in Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey'. Several photos on the Columbian Exposition. Double page centerfold: 'Fishing for Striped Bass in the Surf o... See More
December 17, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY December 17, 1892. Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - Decoration at the Southwest Entrance of the Agricultural Building." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Masked Ball - The Successful Comedy in which Mr. John Drew Appears as a Star." Full pg. of illus. of "Character Studies Among the Soldiers of Crespo's Army During the Late Revolut... See More
February 18, 1893
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1893 The front cover of the issue features a great fullpage illustration of 'Tobogganing At Montmorency Falls, Canada'. Inside the issue is a halfpage photo of "The Trial Trip of the United States Steamship 'Monterey' in San Francisco Bay'. A full page features coverage of Howell E Jackson which includes a 1/4 page photo an... See More
March 4, 1893
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 4, 1893 Full ftpg: 'Pres. Harrison Raiding the Flag on the Steamer N.Y.'. Fullpg: 'The Kansas Trouble At Topeka' & 'Sketches of the Hawaiian Islands'. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Pres. Cleveland & His Cabinet' is nice. Fullpg: 'Dangers of Canadian Frontier Life'
March 11, 1893
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 11, 1893 Full ftpg. shows the entrance to the Horticultural Bldg. of the Columbian Exposition. Fullpg. of the 'Esquimaux Village' at the Expo. Fullpg: 'Comparative Architecture in New York'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'The Inauguration Ceremonies--Pres. Cleveland & Ex-President Harrison Returning from the Capitol' in a carriage. Article on Spain include... See More
June 2, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY June 2, 1894. Front full pg. illus. of "The Pilot Going on Board." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Accepted Design for the New Building of the New York Clearing House." 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Hon. Clifton R. Breckinridge, of Arkansas." Full pg. illus. of "The Storm on the Chicago Lake Front." Full pg. of illus. of "The Onondaga ... See More
October 20, 1894
Harper's WEEKLY, Oct. 20, 1894 Over one-third pg: 'Lobster Fishing on the Grand Manan Banks'. Nice fullpg: 'The Water Supply of San Francisco' 'Flashing a Message 183 Miles from Colorado to Utah'. Several small golf photos from Yonkers, New York.
November 3, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY November 3, 1894. Front full pg. illus. of "The Proposed Design for the New Library Building of Columbia College." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Potato Day at Greeley, Colorado" and "The Salvation Army Meeting at Carnegie Music Hall, New York - General Booth Addressing the Audience." Full pg. illus. of "Columbia College, New York." Se... See More
March 16, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1895 The frontpage is a political cartoon on the "funeral" of the 53rd Congress, includes Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty entitled "Reading the Will - A Few Legacies Left by the Defunct Congress" and is by W.A. Rogers. Inside the issue is a one-third page illustration of "The New Submarine Torpedo-Boat for the United State Navy" whi... See More
May 25, 1895
Harper's WEEKLY, May 25, 1895 Nice fullpg. on: 'Fort Adams, Newport, R.I.' shows 6 scenes. Fullpg: 'The Prado, Havana, Cuba'. Several illus. & article on a traveling circus & the rigors of setup, etc.
January 25, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY January 25, 1896. Front full pg. illus. of "Front Elevation of the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral to Be Erected at Washington, D.C." Inside are four 1/4 pg. portraits of "James Monroe" Full pg. illus. of "New Building for the New York Clearing House." Full pg. illus. of "Paying the Indians for the Cherokee Strip - Scenes Around the Government ... See More
February 1, 1896
Harper's WEEKLY, Feb. 1, 1896 Full ftpg. political cartoon includes Uncle Sam. One-fifth pg. photo of: 'Miss Clara Barton, President of the American Red Cross Society' with a short article on her as well. Fullpg: 'Along Alaska's Eastern boundary' includes 7 scenes. Many scenes from 'Fairmount Park' in Phila.
April 18, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY April 18, 1896. Front full pg. is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Look Out for Melting Hopes About This Time." Inside has a full pg. illus: "The Marriage of Mrs. Mary Scott Lord Dimmick and Ex-President Harrison at St. Thomas Church, New York, April 6, 1896." Several illus. of "Spring Pictures."
Perhaps the most significant content is the ve... See More
February 27, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 27, 1897 Front full pg. illus. of "The Armed Peace of Europe." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chicago's Water Supply - Winter Difficulties at the Cribs in Lake Michigan." Three small portraits of "King George of Greece, Crown Prince Konstantine of Greece and His Brother Prince George, and Queen Olga of Greece." 1/2 pg.... See More
March 13, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1897
Full ftpg. illus. shows: 'The Inauguration of President McKinley', taking the oath in front of the Capitol. Nice fullpg. shows: 'Pres. McKinley & His Cabinet' & on 'The Inaugural Procession' plus 2 more fullpg. prints on the inauguration, & the centerfold as well. Very nice fullpg: 'The Evolution of the Nation... See More
November 6, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1897
Full ftpg. by A.B. Frost: 'What Happened?' shows a man having fallen off his bicycle. Dblpgctrfld. naval print: 'The 'Iowa' & 'Massachusetts' Defend Squadron Against Torpedo Boat Attack'. Fullpg. with 8 photos: 'On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fields--The Chilkoot Trail'.
Other news and advertisements... See More
January 1, 1899
A 7 issue set containing one issue each from the administrations of Benjamin Harrison, Grover Cleveland (2nd), William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft, Woodrow Wilson, and Warren Harding. This is set 4 in a five part collection.
September 9, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 9, 1899
The front page of this issue has a full page photo: "For the Dewey Arch" which says underneath: "John Q. A. Ward, President of the National Sculpture Society, at work in his studio on the models of his contribution to the decorations." There is a fullpg. with 8 photos of: 'In the Track of the Puerto Rico Cyclone--A City in... See More
September 1, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 1, 1900 "On The Beach At Narragansett Pier" by Smedley; U.S. Forces in China; Hemp Industry of the Philippines; The Visiting English Tennis-Players; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
December 22, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 22, 1900 Color illustration "The Toy Shop"; front page "Lassoing Bears In Arizona" by Deming; fullpage "Sawdust and other Christmas stuff..."; Across the Great Divide in Midwinter; The Improvement of the Lighthouse Service; doublepage centerfold "Christmas Eve In The Shopping District" by Shinn; Members of ... See More
March 9, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1901 This issue is printed in blue and orange ink. Full page illustration of President William McKinley by Hitchcock; Swearing in the Vice-President; The Record of the Administration with illustrations; The Cuban Situation; full page illustration "The Illumination on the Night of the Inauguration"; full page "The Ladies of the Administra... See More
March 23, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1901 Frontpage illustration "Benjamin Harrison" by Chominsky; Uncle Sam illustration by Rogers; fullpage photo of the building the Lawson Cup-Defender; The Oil-fields of California; The Cuban Situation; In Camp with Lumber Jack; doublepage centerfold "The Rush Hour at the New York Approach to the Brooklyn Bridge" by Lowell; and othe... See More
March 30, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1901 Illustration "Equestrian Feats At The Military Tournament"; the funeral of Ex-President Harrison; Progress at the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo; A New Way Around an Old World; doublepage centerfold "In-Door Skating at the St. Nicholas Rink" by Lowell; Edwin A. Abbey and some examples of his work; and other news of the ... See More
April 6, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1901 Fullpage illustration "The Great Arch of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine"; The Distributing Stations of the New York Free Circulating Library; The Capture of Aguinaldo; fullpage "Method of Wrapping the Cables of the New East River Bridge"; City of Morocco; doublepage centerfold "The Spirit of Easter" by Wenzell; P... See More
April 20, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1901 Frontpage illustration "An Okahoma Home-Seeker"; the Unveiling of the Statue of General John A. Logan; fullpage "To Put Up a Pheasant in the Woods is a Bright, Exhilarating Episode" by Frost; doublepage centerfold "Opening Reception of the Twenty-Third Annual Exhibition of the Society of American Artists" by&nb... See More
July 13, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1901 Illustration "Waiting for Grandpa" by Ransom; Collegiate Rowing Races at Poughkeepsie; The "Columbia" - "Constitution" Races of Newport; fullpage illustration "Battles of the United States Army - The Storming of Stony Point"; doublepage centerfold "Opening of the Bathing Season at Narragansett Pier" by P... See More
August 3, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 3, 1901 Frontpage photo "The Cruise of the New York Yacht Club"; Hotel Life Aboard Ship; American Athletes in England; fullpage photo "Summer Music in New York - A Concert on the Mall, Central Park"; Pistols in the Mechanical Arts; doublepage centerfold "The Cruise of the New York Yacht Club" by Shafer; Women and the Pa... See More
September 14, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1901 Front page illustration William McKinley; The Shooting of the President; How New York Received the News; St. Louis - "Most American of American Cities"; The Louisiana Exposition with photos of personnel; The Automobile Races at Newport; fullpage color ad Ralston Purina Cereals; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
September 28, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 28, 1901 Frontpage colored memorial illustration by Rogers; several pages of photos of the funeral of President McKinley; President (Theodore) Roosevelt and his Cabinet; doublepage centerfold illustration "The Funeral of President" by Rogers; The Dead President; Tributes to President McKinley; Greetings to President Roosevelt; President... See More
October 26, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 26, 1901 Fullpage photos and article of The Bicentennial of Yale; Lieutenant Peary's Latest Trip to the Arctic Regions; doublepage centerfold "A City in Confusion - Recent Views of News York's Public Squares"; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
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