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Preparing for the Statue of Liberty... Oklahoma Boomers...



Item # 674219

May 16, 1885

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 16, 1885  The front page is a montage of prints concerning the trial of Richard Short for the assault on Capt. Phelan.
Inside has a very dramatic print of: "The Tenement House Fire...A Father's Desperate Resort--Four Children Thrown from a 3rd Story Window". Another fullpg. shows a reunion of Union & Confederates solders in Maryland. Halfpg: "Progress of the Work on the Pedestal for Bartholdi's Colossal Statue of Liberty on Bedloe's Island" and also: "The Plague in Luzerne County, Pa..."; a nearly halfpg: ""Arkansas--Oklahoma Boomers Leaving Arkansas City" & a smaller: "Alaska--The Russian 'Castle' at Sitka".
Sixteen pages, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War