"They Say," The Boston Advocate, Oct 9, 1886

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Title

"They Say," The Boston Advocate, Oct 9, 1886

Subject

Black Periodicals
Gossip--Published
Journalists/Writers
Humor
Rumors
Social Events
Political Affairs
Racism/Racist Violence
Lewis, Lillian Alberta ( (pseudonym: Bert Islew), 1861-?

Description

In this edition of "They Say," Bert Islew informs her readers, among others,

  • "That Edward Solomon, the composer and husband, of Lillian Russell, was arrested in London last week, charged with bigamy."
  • "That Matthews, a colored democrat, is holding a big office at the seat of government."
  • "That evidences of the impression it has made upon the colored people of the South are apparent."
  • "That a colored baby born in Charleston during the earthquake has been named Earthquania."

For more info on the column and its author, please see the description for "They Say," Dec 4, 1886, and our entry on Lillian A. Lewis.

Credit

My Heritage (via Boston Public Library)

Creator

Lewis, Lillian Alberta ( (pseudonym: Bert Islew), 1861-?

Source

The Boston Advocate

Publisher

W. Grandison & J.B. Powell, Jr.

Date

1886-10-09

Type

Reference

Article Item Type Metadata

Archive

Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Geocode (Latitude)

42.3602534

Geocode (Longitude)

-71.0582912

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Citation

Lewis, Lillian Alberta ( (pseudonym: Bert Islew), 1861-?, “"They Say,"The Boston Advocate, Oct 9, 1886,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed April 22, 2024, https://archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/1008.

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