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Content Roundup – Fourth Week – January 2019

Scrapbook, compiled by Charles William Smith

Clear skies and warmer weather mean it is time to look at the latest digitized content. Noteworthy this week are ten more issues of the Irish story paper the “Irish Fireside”, other newly available (due to the extension of the public domain to 1923) issues of story papers, and a scrapbook documenting the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia as a historic site by one of the early curator’s Charles William Smith; included in this scrapbook are bits of wood from Independence Hall as well as postcards and documents!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The panther demon, or, The scourge of the Iroquois / by Lewis Vincent
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:546499]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger, v. LI, no. 24, Saturday, June 16, 1923

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:546000]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:546032]

[145] p., Golden Days : for Boys and Girls, v. I, no. 10, May 8, 1880

Golden Days (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:544318]

Grit (Story Section), v. 34, no. 36, Story Section no. 1125, August 6, 1916

Grit (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:546064]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:545603]

16 p., The illustrated police news, law courts and weekly record, v. 58, no. 1498, July 6, 1895

Illustrated Police News (1 issue + 1 clipping added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:545932]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:545953]

People’s Home Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:545876]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

[433] p., Irish Fireside, v.5, no. 132, December 30, 1885

Irish Fireside (10 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:542168]

Pennsylvaniana

Scrapbook, compiled by Charles William Smith, documenting his involvement in recognizing the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia as a historic site
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:546317]


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