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September 1, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 1, 1866 Fullpg: 'Meeting of the National Union Convention at Philadelphia'. A great dblpgctrfld. by Thomas Nast: 'Reconstruction & How It Works', is a satirical view with several scenes, most showing Blacks being harmed. Two scenes re: 'The New Orleans Riot' & one-third pg: 'Great Petroleum Fire in Jersey City'. Bkpg. illustrated R... See More
September 1, 1866
Harper's Weekly, various dates from September 1, 1866 through November 18, 1876. This is a six issue set of Harper's Weekly containing various prints pertaining to events and/or buildings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually. This is a great set of issues for anyone interested in Philadelphia, PA, early U.S. ... See More
September 5, 1866
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Sept. 5, 1866
* Southern Loyalists' Convention in Philadelphia
* Considerable anti-Black sentiment in the reporting
* Mention of Frederick Douglass
The front page has extensive coverage of the "Southern Loyalists' Convention" held in Philadelphia, with subheads: "The Hon. James Speed Elected President--His Address to the Delegates...And... See More
September 8, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 8, 1866 Great full ftpg: 'Pictures of the South--Magnolia Grove on the Shell Rd. at Mobile, Ala.' Fullpg; 'Pictures of the South--Baton Rouge, La.' & 'The Game of Croquet'. Halfpg 'The 'three-card monte'--A Scene on Coney Island' Good.
September 8, 1866
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 8, 1866 Inside has a full page print: "Chattanooga, Tennessee, From Lookout Mountain". Other prints include: "Bacon's Castle, Surry, Virginia" "The Steamer Wyoming on the Banks" & other scenes near Long Branch, New Jersey; "Great Conflagration at Jersey City...Destruction of the Petroleum Docks Adjoining the... See More
September 10, 1866
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 10, 1866
* Jay Cooke & his banking house
* Financier of the Civil War
* Wall Street Panic of 1873 fame
Page 6 of this newspaper contains an advertisement for the: "Banking House of Jay Cooke & Co." with a few more details (see). Other high profile financier ads as well. (see)
The life of Jay Cooke and his considerable influence in ... See More
September 15, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 15, 1866 Full ftpg: 'Pres. Johnson's Reception in N.Y.'. Halfpg: 'Gathering Moss on Berwick Bay, La.' 1/3 pg: 'Negro Quarters on Jeff Davis's Plantation' & 'Jeff. Davis's Mansion in Miss.' & 'Andrew Johnson' & fullpg: 'Pres. Johnson's Reception at City Hall, N.Y.'
Complete in sixteen p... See More
September 16, 1866
WEEKLY PRESS AND TIMES, Nashville, Tennessee, Sept. 16, 1866 Among the ftpg. articles is: "The Southern Loyalists--What They Ask" and among pg. 2 articles: "From The South--Colored Soldiers Murdered in Texas--Proposed Introduction of Chinese Laborers--Negroes Sold into Slavery in Alabama..." and "Soldiers' Bounties".
Four pages, large folio size, minor foxi... See More
September 17, 1866
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 17, 1866 Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of the "Black Crook" is quite significant. And even more significant is the page 4 review of the production, as the "Black Crook" is honored in theater history as the first modern musical.
As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being consi... See More
September 18, 1866
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 18, 1866
* "The Black Crook" 1st week advertisement
* Very first musical theatre performance of the first ever modern day musical!
* Niblo's Garden - Broadway - New York City
Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of "The Black Crook" is quite significant.
As Wikipedia notes: &quo... See More
September 22, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 22, 1866 Ftpg. shows: "The Southern Loyalists' Convention at Phila.--Parson Brownlow Passing thru the Ranks of the Northern Delegation" with another fullpg. and a dblpgctrfld. on this inside: "Southern Loyalists' Convention In Philadelphia - Mass Meeting Of Southern And Northern Delegates In front Of The Union League Building." Terri... See More
September 25, 1866
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1866
* Jerome Park racetrack grand opening
* Fordham, New York City (Bronx)
The back page (pg. 8) has one column headings: "Sporting Matters" "The Inauguration Meeting at Jerome Park To-day" "The Condition of the Track--Status of the Horses...." "The Betting--The Pools--The General Excitement..." 1st report coverage o... See More
September 29, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1866 Ftpg. shows: 'Scene after the Disaster on the N.Y. Central R.R.' Halfpg: 'The Accident at Johnstown, Pa.' where a bridge collapsed with 400 people on it. Nice Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'The Tearful Convention'. Halfpg: 'Dumping Ground at the Foot of Beach St., New York City'. Small print of: 'The Oldest Fire-Eng... See More
September 29, 1866
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 29, 1866 The fourth page has a 3 by 2 inch portrait of: "Edward Beadle, Gotham B. B. Club Of New York." Includes an article headed "Our Base Ball Illustrations" that compares the "new school" of ball players to the "old boys" and then describes the talent and skills of Beadle, a first baseman for the Gothams (s... See More
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