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"Personal and Pertinent" and "Wants Woman's Department," New York Age, 23 Feb. 1889

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This page from The New York Age contains a letter to the editor by a female reader who would like to see Getrude Mossell's column "Woman's Department" made a permanent feature of the newspaper. Under "Personal and Pertinent," readers find short…

"Young Ladies of Boston," The New York Age, May 12, 1888

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This account of the "varied array of feminine talent" found in Boston includes a detailed portrait of journalist Lillian A. Lewis. The author praises her work as a society editor and connects it implicitly to her talents as a…

"Some Race Doings," Cleveland Gazette, March 23, 1889

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Reprint from The New York Age in Cleveland Gazette, here given the headline "Some Race Doings," which offers a wide variety of news concerning prominent Black artists and writers – such as opera singer Madam Selika and gossip columnist (here called…

"The Way of The World New School of Theology," Colored American Magazine, Dec 1, 1904

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This column with three entries reports on: the re-election of EC Morris as the president of the National Baptist Convention, the largest religious organization among persons of color, at its Austin session; the establishment of the "Frederick Douglas…

Gertrude Mossell

Gertrude Mossell, also known as Mrs. N.F. Mossell (1855-1948), was one of the most influental Black female journalists and editors of the late nineteenth century. She wrote, among others, for Indianapolis World, Woman's Era, Colored American…

Lillian A. Lewis

Lillian A. Lewis was one of the first women to make a name for herself as a columnist in Black newspapers. Her Column "They Say" appeared first in The Boston Advocate throughout the 1880s. In the 1890s, she became "the society editress of the Boston…

"Rome – Foreign Correspondence of the Boston Post," Boston Post, February 23, 1867

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A short excerpt from this long report on the US American art market in Rome – the part in which Hosmer and Cushman are described as expert riders whose muscular physique would make men envious – is subsequently reprinted in a number of newspapers,…

"Stage Talk," Rossiter's Magazine, [June 1900 to Sep 1900]

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"Stage Talk" is a column in Rossiter's Magazine that features the latest news from the theatre scene, local as well as abroad, ranging from casting choices to performance reviews. The included file only serves as an example illustration of the…

"The Woman Who Talks," American Jewess, Apr 1895 to May 1899

"The Woman Who Talks" is a column in the American Jewessthat recounts some remarkable inventions and accomplishments by women, often addressing the misogyny women have to face in the literary, commercial, or domestic realm.The included file only…

Ladies Home Journal

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Ladies Home Journal is a monthly American women's magazine first published by the Curtis Publishing Company of Philadelphia in 1883. Besides short and serial fictional stories, the magazine is devoted to any issues related to home life. It contains…

Good Housekeeping

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Good Housekeeping is an American women's magazine first published in Massachusetts in 1885. The magazine aims "to produce and perpetuate perfection [...] as may be attained in the household" and provides its readers with recipes, health advice, and…


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Cosmopolitanis an American women's magazine launched by the Schlicht & Field Company in 1886. It focuses on issues related to fashion, household decor, cooking, and other domestic interests. Over the years, serialized fiction, book reviews,…


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Vogue is an American magazine founded by Arthur Baldwin Turnure in 1892 as a weekly high-society journal. It primarily focuses on New York City's social elite and covers news of the local social scene as well as reviews plays, books, and music. The…

Harper’s Bazaar

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Harper's Bazaar is an American magazine founded by Harper & Brothers in New York in 1867. On the cover of its inaugural issue, the magazine describes itself as "a repository of fashion, pleasure, and instruction."Inspired by the Berlin magazine…

Godey's Lady's Book

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Godey's Lady's Book, later known as Godey's Magazine, is an American magazine devoted to women's issues and is first published by L.A. Godey in 1830 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.In 1837, Sarah Josepha Hale becomes the editor of Godey's Lady's Book.…

Greenwood Employment, National Era, Nov 28, 1850

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The National Era reprints a note in which Greenwood's employment for the said paper is announced. Credit

Haps and Mishaps Review, London Athenaeum, Nov 18, 1854

1854. London Athenaeum. Haps and Mishaps Review. Nov 18.pdf
The reviewer belittles Greenwood's admiring accounts of well-known people in her Haps and Mishaps of a Tour in Europe. The author criticizes her for misinterpreting certain conversations. Credit Hathi Trust

Obituary, Baltimore Sun, April 19, 1892

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Brewster's obituary praises her as a foreign correspondent of "rare accomplishments" with a much-frequented home in Rome. Credit

Lucy Hooper and Anne Brewster, Daily Appeal, Jan 12, 1879

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The author of this note is familiar with Anne Brewster and Lucy Hooper, who they met at a fair in Philadelphia together with Mrs. E.D. Gillespie. The author addresses gossip as Lucy Hooper's main area of interest as a journalist, which is "hard…

"Spring Life in the Italian Capital," Chicago Evening Post, April 23, 1872

1872. Chicago Evening Post. Brewster Admirer.pdf
The article describes Brewster's outer appearance as well as her Monday receptions, praising her as a great hostess. Credit