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Amateur Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society

Description

Extensive collection of amateur publications that were written, edited, and published primarily by young people, aged 12-20, during the second half of the 19th century.  Features tens of thousands of issues, and includes editorials, original short fiction, essays, poetry, and more. It provides an abundance of resources for researchers looking to make connections with the era, and provides compelling insights into the ways teens and young adults viewed their hometowns, their country, and the world around them in the 19th century.