"They Say," The Boston Advocate, Nov 27, 1886

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Title

"They Say," The Boston Advocate, Nov 27, 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 the dresses of all the lady artists were handsome. That white cashmere and white satin were the prevailing costumes."
  • "That Theodore Roosevelt is a brave man. That he was defeated in New York and then sailed to Europe to be married. That he has jumped out of the political frying-pan into the matrimonial fire."
  • "That colored members of the existing assemblied seldom if ever, propose any of their own people for membership [...]"
  • "That Queen Victoria of England, is coarse, avaracious, dictatorial and cordially detested by her children."

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

1886-11-27

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, Nov 27, 1886,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed May 28, 2024, https://www.archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/1007.

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