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Lorey Clifford Day (1891-1970)
Exceptional archive of 45 U. S. Journal Newspapers Written by a Boy from 1899-1910 plus excerpts from grandfather's Town Journal and Sons Artwork
United States Journal Press! 1869-1946, Templeton/Baldwinville, MA. A series of 45 newspapers written and hand printed and distributed by L.C. Day from the age of 8 to 18 years. Well executed from the start (for an eight year old) the papers included news of the family, town, world, advertising for local businesses and his many different attempts at his printing business under different names. He was exacting from the start including volume numbers and pages, special holiday additions. There are over 415 pages of content, a few of the journals have clips. All are manuscript. It also includes three (3) handbills for various year's special Christmas number. At the end of 1906 in the Christmas number he announced it would be his final printing of the United States News. A few days later he produced a Prospectus for The Onceinawhile - Something New in Papers. To be published "Once-In-a-While" during 1907. The Idea - It will have no regular time or appearance, but will appear on Saturday Evening, "once-in-a-while"--Probably every few weeks, according to the time the publisher has to print it in. For this reason, the name ("once-in-a while) (onceinahwhile) was deemed the most suitable for it is to appear irregularly. He goes on to describe the FeaturesEach issue will have a Colored, Illustrated Cover.Fun For Folks will be a regular featureA Special Article each issueEditorials will appear.Jim¬ís Letter, formerly of the U.S. Journal will also be found.Puzzles and Odd Bits from Everywhere or a story will always be found.There will be some poetry now and then.SPECIAL PAPERS will cont … [Click Below for Full Description]
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