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Content Roundup – First Week – April 2020

Postcard, Field Day (Tug of War) postcard to Mrs. Robert A. McCarthy, 1910

As April starts, we continue to present items digitized earlier this semester. The week we feature more story-paper and newspaper issues including issues of the rare Irish newspaper “The Gaelic American” and more Villanova student life materials including postcards from Villanova’s “Field Day” athletic competitions.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

The Boys’ world, v. 21, no. 27, July 8, 1922

Boys’ World (1 issue added)

Chicago Ledger, v. XXXVIII, no. 44, Saturday, October 29, 1910

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)

The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 21, August 1, 1857

New York Ledger (3 issues added)

Selection, “Albert and Fido” from [21] p., The Youth’s companion, v. XXXVII, no. 6, Thursday, February 5, 1863

Youth’s Companion (3 issues added)

Joseph McGarrity Collection


The Gaelic American (1919: 8 issues added)

Villanova Digital Collection

Photographs and Illustrations

Postcard, Field Day, 1909 – “440 yds Handicap, Winner Weber, scratch man, The start #7937”

Student Life (9 Field Day postcards added)



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Last Modified: April 3, 2020

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