[PW] 'New York World' online?

Sergio Barcellos Ximenes sbximenes at superig.com.br
Mon Oct 31 08:58:07 PDT 2016


Allen,
 
They are here:
 
http://fultonhistory.com/my%20photo%20albums/All%20Newspapers/New%20York%20NY%20World/New%20York%20NY%20World%201885%20a/index.html
 
It seems there is no front page available.
 
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/238858607_Hammer's_Electrifying_New_Year's_Celebration_for_the_Society_of_Seventy_Seven

The transcription of the article:

http://sova.si.edu/record/NMAH.AC.0069

The booklet:

http://ethw.org/images/1/1a/Hammer_-_electrical_diablerie.pdf

Sergio

Em 31/10/16 12:36, AllenAmet at aol.com escreveu: 
> 
> Hi,
>  
>  I used to think that back issues of the 'NY World' were searchable and 
> available on fultonhistory.com but I don't see it (them) there now.
>  
>  Specifically I am looking for the front page of the Jan. 3, 1885 issue, 
> which had a long column on a New Year's Dinner held in NJ, at the home of 
> William J. Hammer. It was supposedly a remarkable event, with all kinds of 
> electrical devices, automata, gadgets, etc. held for the "Society of 
> Seventy-Seven."
>  
>  Various sources now give different dates - even years - for this unusual 
> Dinner. And based on what I dimly remember, I sometimes wonder if it 
> really took place as described.
>  
>  Anyway, if I could see the actual article again, it would be very 
> helpful. The 'same' article (and same date) may have also appeared in the 'Daily 
> Advertiser and Journal' (of Newark, NJ). 
>  
>  Much thanks in advance!
>  
> Allen K.
>  
>  
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