Nellie Bly Coverage

The following newspapers contain either articles written by or about Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochran Seaman).

Nellie Bly Coverage

The following newspapers contain either articles written by or about Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochran Seaman).
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172242

First use of insanity plea... Nellie Bly...

Item #172242

March 19, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1859  The front page shows: 'Hon. Daniel E. Sickles in Prison at Washington', who was the first person to plead temporary insanity in a murder case. He would be acquitted. There is a related article on page 2 titled: "The Washington Tragedy".

Also of significance is the 2 1/2 page article with ten illustrations titled "A Visit T... See More  

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640608

Blackwell's Island, long before Nellie Bly's undercover work...

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HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, February, 1866  The first article is 21 pages on: "Blackwell's Island Lunatic Asylum" which includes 20 illustrations. Some 21 years later investigative reporter Nellie Bly would rise to journalistic fame by posing as an "insane" patient to be committed to the female asylum there and exposing cruelty towards patients and the... See More  

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661060

Nellie Bly leaves for famous trip...

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November 15, 1889

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1889



* Nellie Bly's trip around the World

* Augusta Victoria ocean liner




Page 5 has a very small and discrete one column heading at the bottom of the page: "Flying Trips Of Two Young Women". See image for 1st report coverage on Nellie Bly leaving for her famed trip around the World. Unfortunate for such a small report here, maybe beca... See More  

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670405

Mention of Nellie Bly's race around the world...

Item #670405

December 09, 1889

SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Dec. 9, 1889 



* Nellie Bly's trip around the World



Page 4 has an article beginning: "Nellie Bly and Miss Bisland are racing around the world to show how fast the trip can be made and how safely women can make it along..." with more, however it is just a reference to a situation with a Danish woman seeking passage to Coronado in San Diego  ... See More  

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601547

Nellie Bly's trip around the world...

Item #601547

January 11, 1890

THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 11, 1890  Page 2 has the  report on the return home of Nellie Bly from her round-the-world trip, an excursion which was sponsored by this newspaper. It also ran a contest to guess to exact length of time for her trip (see photo).

The report is headed: "Guess Early & Often!" which is regarding the contest. Also on page 2: "To Welcome Nellie Bl... See More  

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660998

Nellie Bly's trip around the world...

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January 14, 1890

THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 14, 1890 



* Nellie Bly's trip around the World

* Best title to have




Page 2 has the  report on the return home of Nellie Bly from her round-the-world trip, an excursion which was sponsored by this newspaper. It also ran a contest to guess to exact length of time for her trip (see photos).

The report is headed: "Guess Early & Often" which... See More  

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627919

Nellie Bly and her competition...

Item #627919

January 18, 1890

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Jan. 18, 1890 



* Nellie Bly - American journalist print

* Around the World (during)




Inside has a nice 5 1/2 by 3 1/2 inch portrait of "Nellie Bly", plus a similar-sized portrait of  "Miss Elizabeth Bisland", and caption: "The Attempt To Make The Circuit Of The Globe In Seventy-Two Days--Portraits Of The Rival T... See More  

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661056

Nellie Bly returns from her trip around World...

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January 25, 1890

DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Jan. 25, 1890 



* Nellie Bly's trip around the World

* Returns home




The back page has one column heads: "Miss Nellie Bly" "At Harrisburg This Morning on Her Return Trip Around the World" which reports on her arrival at Harrisburg and Philadelphia following her record-breaking trip around the world (see).

Four pages, large f... See More  

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175472

Nellie Bly completes her around the world trip...

Item #175472

February 08, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 8, 1890  Although not accompanied by an illustration, perhaps the most interesting article is: "Around The World In Seventy-Three Days" which is a report on the adventure of Nellie Bly, the reporter for the New York 'World' newspaper who set out to turn the fictional 'Around the World in Eighty Days' by Jules Vernes into fact for t... See More  

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655426

Prints of Nellie Bly upon completing her around the world trip...

Item #655426

February 08, 1890

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Feb. 8, 1890  Although there are many prints within this issue, arguably the most interesting is the half page print captioned: "Around The World In Seventy-Two Days and Six Hours--Reception of Nellie Bly at Jersey City on the Completion of Her Journey" which has two prints of her, one in an inset showing her being presented a gold... See More  

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662835

Prints of Nellie Bly upon completing her around the world trip...

Item #662835

February 08, 1890

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 8, 1890 



* Nellie Bly - American journalist

* Around the World - welcome home prints




Although there are many prints within this issue, arguably the most interesting is the half page print captioned: "Around The World In Seventy-Two Days and Six Hours--Reception of Nellie Bly at Jersey City on the Completion of Her Journey" which ... See More  

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670368

Nellie Bly's expose on Dr. Parkhurst in the "Big Apple"......

Item #670368

December 10, 1893

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 10, 1893



* Nellie Bly expose reporting

* "Dr. Parkhurst to Nellie Bly"




Although Nellie Bly's is perhaps most famous for her trip around the world in 72 days, most of her work as a reporter for the World newspaper was exposing various vices in society. She was a pioneer in her field, and launched a new kind of investigative journalism.

This issue has ... See More  

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597996

Nellie Bly death... NYC journalist...

Item #597996

January 28, 1922

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, January 28, 1922



* Nellie Bly Death

* Elizabeth Jane Cochrane

* New York World journalist




Page 14 has one column headings: "NELLIE BLY, NOTED WRITER, IS DEAD", "Newspaper Woman Achieved Fame in Trip Around World". This is 1st report coverage on the death of famed New York World journalist, Nellie Bly.



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