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This collection of 20 public domain newspaper articles comprises volume 2 of Historic Newspaper Articles in the LibriVox collection. Both U.S. and U.K. newspapers are represented here. The articles span from 1848 to 1920. Topics covered (e.g., the Triangle Shirt Waist Factory Fire, the troubles of ‘Typhoid Mary’, how to dress for the seashore) vary in length and tone. Although the writers display a range of diverse styles, their words give today's readers a sense of the tenor of the times. (summary by Lee Ann Howlett)

Historical Newspaper Articles, Volume 2 by VARIOUS LibriVox

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This collection of 20 public domain newspaper articles comprises volume 2 of Historic Newspaper Articles in the LibriVox collection. Both U.S. and U.K. newspapers are represented here. The articles span from 1848 to 1920. Topics covered (e.g., the Triangle Shirt Waist Factory Fire, the troubles of ‘Typhoid Mary’, how to dress for the seashore) vary in length and tone. Although the writers display a range of diverse styles, their words give today's readers a sense of the tenor of the times. (summary by Lee Ann Howlett)

    1848-06-10 Excitement & Enthusiasm of Gold Washing Still Continues -- Increases,

    1848-06-10 Excitement & Enthusiasm of Gold Washing Still Continues -- Increases,

    1859-01-11 American Industry Abroad

    1859-01-11 American Industry Abroad

    1884-10-22 Dakota. A Description of One of the Most Perfect Apartment Houses in

    1884-10-22 Dakota. A Description of One of the Most Perfect Apartment Houses in

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    1886-10-29 France's Gift Accepted

    1886-10-29 France's Gift Accepted

    1888-09-01 Another Murder in Whitechapel

    1888-09-01 Another Murder in Whitechapel

    1889-07-18 The Whitechapel Crime

    1889-07-18 The Whitechapel Crime

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