"They Say," The Boston Advocate, Oct 16, 1886

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Title

"They Say," The Boston Advocate, Oct 16, 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 Robert Smalls, the negro statesman, has been elected to Congress, five times. That he will no doubt secure his sixth election in November."
  • "That Fred Douglass and his white wife are a great success, socially, in London. That at Liverpool, they attracted admiring attention, on the streets."
  • "That Miss Lillian Lewis will be seen this season, in New York, Chicago, Cincinnati, Louisville, Boston, Providence, Brooklyn, Milwaukee, Baltimore, and Washington, and many other places."
  • "That the white capitalist at the South keeps the poor white man and the Negro fighting while he goes on with his stealing."

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

1886-10-16

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 16, 1886,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed July 15, 2024, https://archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/1009.

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