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Rainy Day newspaper

 Unprocessed — Folder: 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0079

Content Description

This collection contains three illustrated and handwritten newspapers from a child in Jacksonville, Florida. B. Blair is identified as the editor. The newspaper reports on the news of people within the Blair family as well as noting notable events in Jacksonville including mumps outbreaks, steamers and schooners who came to port, and election day results.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased, 24 August 2020.

Restrictions Apply

No

Access Restrictions

Collection open for research.

Use Restrictions

Handle gently; some pages torn.

Dates

  • 1880-02-11 - 1880-04-08

Extent

0.04 Cubic Feet (1 legal folder)

Inventory

Three illustrated and hand written pages with pen and ink.