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Death of Jay Gould... Black scholar William Sanders Scarborough...

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December 15, 1892

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, December 15, 1892  The full front page is a photo of: "The Late Jay Gould" with page 4 having an accompanying article of the same heading. Yet another page is filled with six photos of: "The Birthplace & Some of the Residences of the Late Jay Gould"
Also of Judaica interest is an article on: "Isaac M. Wise" with a photos of him captioned; "Rabbi Isaac M. Wise, the Distinguished Leader of the Jewish Reform Movement".
Page 2 has an article: "The Negroe's Part in the Late Election" which includes a small photo of W. S. Scarborough, and the article includes a letter by him with his facsimile signature. Scarborough came out of slavery in Macon, Georgia, to enjoy a prolific, scholarly career that culminated with his presidency of Wilberforce University.There is also a nice photo of: "The Breakers, the Summer Home of Cornelius Vanderbilt at Newport, Rhode Island, Recently Destroyed by Fire."
Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War

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