Millions of Old Newspapers: Back Number Budd and Black Business

Ellen Garvey

New Jersey City University

Ellen Gruber Garvey writes and speaks on historical scrapbooks, on how our ancestors managed the floods of information they were drowning in at the end of the 19th century, on women's bicycling in the 19th century, and much else. Her recent book, Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance, has won four awards.            Her previous prizewinning book was The Adman in the Parlor: Magazines and the Gendering of Consumer Culture. She is a professor of English at New Jersey City University, where she co-edits Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy.  


Before Google, before Lexis-Nexis, before clipping services, if you wanted to find an old article there was just one place to go: the gaslit New York basement full of stacks of millions of newspapers maintained by an... [ view full abstract ]


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