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Atlantic Monthly 1857

The Atlantic Monthly was created in 1857 by Moses Dresser Phillips with Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in Boston. The first issue came in November of that same year, and the early magazine would feature poems and serialized…
Front Page of the Chicago American, January 22, 1904

The Chicago American was a Chicago newspaper that was printed from 1900-1939. The paper would change its name in 1939 to the Chicago Herald-American, which at one point employed future president John F. Kennedy, in 1953 back to the Chicago American,…
A Daily Paper for One Cent a Day: The Chicago Daily News

The Chicago Daily News was created on Christmas of 1875 by Melville E. Stone. The paper was so promising, it was bought by Victor F. Larson in 1876, while still retaining Stone as editor. The paper cost one-cent. After experimenting with raido and…
Postcard - Chicago Record-Herald Building - Tinted - 1908

The Chicago Record-Herald is the result of a merger between the Chicago Record and the Times-Herald. Times-Herald owner, H. H. Kohlsaat, bought the Chicago Record from Chicago Daily News publisher Victor F. Lawson in 1901. Kohlsaat named the married…

The Chicago Chronicle was organized fill the spot of a democratic daily newspaper when the Times-Herald announced that it would conduct itself as a republican newspaper. The Chronicle was financed by John R. Walsh, published by Horatio W. Seymour,…
Cover,Charities and the Commons, January 2, 1909

Originally known as Charities and the Commons, The Survey Graphic was formed originally to help charities give and receive information and advice, as well as a review of local and general philanthropy.