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The Women's Suffrage-themed: "The Militant Recruit" by E.W. Kemble...
Item # 177645
February 17, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 17, 1912
The front page of this issue is an illustration of "The Militant Recruit" by Kemble. Also present is a wonderful color cover a what appears to be a grandfather and grandson painting an old wooden sled.
Additional content includes "The Fall of Fort Donelson" by James Barnes, which includes a "wood-cut in the issue of "Harper's Weekly" for March 8, 1862." There are photos of "In the Week's News" and the double page illustration is of "To Prevent Bad Luck Throw the Salt Over the Left Shoulder--But It Doesn't Always Work" by W. B. King. There is a full page illustration of "Monday Morning" by Henry J. Peck plus much more.
Other advertisements of the day are included as well, helping to portray life at the turn of the century.
Category: Harper's Weekly