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

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Title

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

Subject

Artists
Black Periodicals
Citation of Different Periodical / Reprint
Gossip--Published
Journalists/Writers
Lewis, Lillian Alberta ( (pseudonym: Bert Islew), 1861-?
Racism/Racist Violence
Political Affairs

Description

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 "society reporter") Lillian A. Lewis – as well as current events in politics.
The account of Lewis' career indicates public investment in the lives of Black professionals beyond their artitistic and journalistic output.

Credit

Readex: America's Historical Newspapers

Date

1889-03-23

Type

Reference

Article Item Type Metadata

Text

"Miss Lillian A. Lewis, society reporter for the Boston Advocate, has for several years been the private stenographer and secretary to the widely known Max Eliot, of the Boston Herald. Her record for taking down copy verbatim is said to be among the highest in New England. Her position in the Herald office also calls for special articles und reportorial work, which she does creditably."

Geocode (Latitude)

41.563799

Geocode (Longitude)

-81.541227

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Citation

“"Some Race Doings," Cleveland Gazette, March 23, 1889,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed March 4, 2024, https://archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/992.

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