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Content Roundup – Second Week – November 2017

Front cover, The Bradys with a circus; or, On the road with the wild-beast tamers / by a New York detective

This week’s worth of newly digitized content includes a visit to the circus, with photographs from the Miller’s Mechanical Shows and Dime Novel fiction capturing life under the big top! Other new content this week include rare story paper supplements from the Chicago Ledger, more issues of the National Defender newspaper and the scrapbook of Norman A. Payne, a WWI United States Engineer fighting in Europe one hundred years ago!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The Bradys with a circus; or, On the road with the wild-beast tamers / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494567]

The Bradys in Wyoming; or, Tracking the mountain men : a marvelous detective story / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495032]

Under the Polar Star; or, The young explorers / by Dwight Weldon
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495525]

Old Broadbrim in a deep-sea struggle; or, A helping hand from Nick Carter / by the author of “Old Broadbrim.”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493240]

Periodicals

The Little Ledger, v. XXIII, no. 6, Wednesday, February 6, 1895

Chicago Ledger (3 supplements)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:498763]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:497918]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:498753]

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. I, no. 7, July 15, 1865

Chimney Corner (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494447]

People’s Home Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:498833]

Great War

[21] p.,Scrapbook, Norman A. Payne, WWI US Engineer, 1917-1918

Scrapbook, Norman A. Payne, WWI US Engineer, 1917-1918
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:498686]

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers

Front, Photograph, Ostriches at an Ostrich Farm, South Jacksonville, FL, [1917?]

Travel and Tourism (10 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490758]

Photograph, Midway of the Con T. Kennedy shows, Tampa, FL, 1917

Other acts (16 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490588]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender (7 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:465299]

Villanova Digital Collection

Athletics

Podcast, History of Athletics at Villanova – The Early Years
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:499141]

Falvey Memorial Library

Daily Doodles 2017 (1 image added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469294]


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