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Content Roundup – Last Week – February 2019

This week we feature a number of newly digitized materials for your reading and research needs! Noteworthy this week are: two additional volumes of the Philadelphia Maritime Exchange list of ships docking at Philadelphia, more Dime Novel and story paper issues, Villanova College Commencement programs from 1920-24, a Great War propaganda poster featuring African-American soldiers, and an election poster!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The Irish hunter, or, Pat O’Dougherty’s adventures among the Redskins / by Mahlon A. Brown
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:550957]

Brimstone Jake, or, The robbers of Dead Wood Valley / by Capt. L. C. Carelton [sic] [i.e. E.S. Ellis
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:551201]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:550335]

Grit Story Section (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:551543]

The illustrated police news, law courts and weekly record, v. 52, no. 1341, July 2, 1892

Illustrated Police News (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:550105]

Saturday Night, v. XV, no. 45, Saturday July 20, 1878

Saturday Night (7 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:545864]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:551563]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:552906]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:552918]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:552930]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:552942]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:552954]

Great War

Poster, “Colored Man is No Slacker”.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553042]

Independence Seaport Museum

Philadelphia Maritime Exchange Collection

[22] p., Arrivals Foreign and Coastwise, Volume 4, March 1, 1879 – August 14, 1880

Series 1: Volumes containing information on Arrivals and Clearances (v.4 and v.6 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:551679]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:552277]

Pennsylvaniana

Poster, Democrats, Vote for Governor At the Primaries, Tuesday, May 21 Hon. Eugene C. Bonniwell
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553038]

Villanova Digital Collection

Program, Commencement, 77th year, Wednesday June 9, 1920

Villanova Commencement Programs (1920-1924 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:523674]


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