"They Say," The Boston Advocate, Dec 11, 1886

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Title

"They Say," The Boston Advocate, Dec 11, 1886

Subject

Black Periodicals
Gossip--Published
Political Affairs
Social Events
Humor
Rumors
Journalists/Writers
Gender Norms
Lewis, Lillian Alberta ( (pseudonym: Bert Islew), 1861-?
United States--Boston

Description

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

  • "That a new steamboat line has been established between Boston and Charleston, S.C."
  • "That 1193 women have registered in this city for the city election"
  • "That one of the most successful young colored men in the country, is Garnett D. Baltimore, a civil engineer, who graduated some years ago at the Troy Polytechnic Institute. [...]"
  • "That half a dozen young men in New York have decided not to wear overcoats in winter."

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

1886-12-11

Type

Reference

Article Item Type Metadata

Archive

Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Geocode (Latitude)

42.3602534

Geocode (Longitude)

-71.0582912

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Geolocation

Citation

Lewis, Lillian Alberta ( (pseudonym: Bert Islew), 1861-?, “"They Say,"The Boston Advocate, Dec 11, 1886,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed June 25, 2024, https://www.archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/996.

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