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Harper & Brothers (1833-1962) Harper's weekly: a journal of civilization. [Vol. 42, no. 2188 (November 26, 1898)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08725.13 Author/Creator: Harper & Brothers (1833-1962) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspapers Date: 26 November 1898 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Discusses an opinion printed in a British paper that the United States should "take the Philippines, and all the other Spanish territory of which we can lay our hands." Advocates recruitment of "dark men- negroes, half-castes, Tagals, and ... Mohammedan Malays ... " for military service in tropical areas. Reports on imperialism and the Senate, Zionism, and the daily life of Pope Leo XIII, containing various photographs of Leo XIII at the Vatican. Includes a photograph of George Berry, an African American soldier in Troop D, 10th United States Cavalry. States that Berry "carried the Colors of the 10th and 3d Cavalry in the Charge at San Juan Hill, Santiago." Includes information on upcoming operas. Contains an article and several sketches pertaining to the recent New York Horse Show, held in Madison Square Garden. Includes sports coverage and advertisements. Bound as a journal.

People: Harper & Brothers.
Berry, George, fl. 1898.
Leo XIII, Pope, 1810-1903.

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Keywords/Subjects: Spanish American War, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, Asia, Military History, African American History, African American Troops, Recruitment, Judaism, Vatican, Catholicism, Religion, Congress, Government and Civics, Battle, American Flag, Music, Art, Music, Theater, and Film, Sports and Games

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