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April 8, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1940
* Booker T. Washington
* First African-American on a postage stamp
* Philatelic, stamp collecting interest
Page 21 has a report announcing what would be the first African-American to appear on a United States postage stamp, the article is headed: "Farley Sells First. B. T. Washington Stamp And Lauds 'Negro Moses' at Tuskegee." (see)... See More
September 19, 1895
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, September 19, 1895
* Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition Speech
* Booker T. Washington - African-American political leader
Just the day prior noted African-American spokesman Booker T. Washington spoke before a predominantly white audience at the Cotton States & International Exposition in Atlanta, a speech which would go down i... See More
December 21, 1915
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 21, 1915
* Robert Russa Moton
* Tuskegee University
* Booker T. Washington
This 14 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 4: "MOTON CHOSEN TUSKEGEE HEAD", "Commandant of Cadets at Hampton Institute to Take Charge in May" and "Selection Fulfils Washington's Wish". See photos for 1st report coverage... See More
November 15, 1915
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, November 15, 1915
* Booker T. Washington death (1st report)
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "B. T. WASHINGTON DEAD AT TUSKEGEE", "Leader of Negro Races Passes Away at Home of Hardening of the Arteries", "Gained National Reputation".
Other news of the day including various advertisements. ... See More
Booker T. Washington in a court case... Funeral of John B. McDonald, the builder of the New York subway system...
March 21, 1911
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, New York, March 21, 1911 The front page of this issue contains a one-column headline "Dr. Washington Too Ill To Go To Court" with sub-headlines "Set low Issues Statement for Trustees, Expressing Their Confidence in Him" "Lawyers Hold conference" "injuries Caused by Falls, Not by Blows, Ulrich Says, Who Asserts Negro Educator Hit Him, Then ... See More
August 15, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1903
November 2, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 2, 1901 Fullpage photos of Yale's Bicentennial Celebration; fullpage photos "The New York-Philadelphia Coaching Trip"; fullpage "The Millennial of King Alfred"; doublepage centerfold political satire "The Initation" by Rogers; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
July 27, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1901
Front page photo of the construction of the East River Bridge, New York; full page illustration "A Flurry in Wall Street" by Lawrence; Naval Manoeuvres at Nantucket; The Last Rush for Homes in Oklahoma; full page "The International Cup Races" by Wright; Reporting a Cosmopolitan War on the Way to the Front; double page centerfold p... 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
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
September 14, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY September 14, 1895. Front full pg. illus. of "Wasting Spite on Waring." Inside is a full pg. with six illus. of "With the World's Transportation Commission in India - The Great Military Railway." Four illus. of Libraries in the West. 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "General View of the Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia." Sma... See More
December 31, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1898
Front full pg. illus. of "On His Hands." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "President McKinley's Southern Trip" including "- Scenes During His Visits to Tuskegee and Atlanta" and "The Celebration at Atlanta." Full pg. illus. of "The Common Council of Chicago - The Storm Centre of the... See More
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