No Irish need apply

Thinking about my Irish roots and all of the racism here in Georgia, USA reminds me of racism in the past.

This 1854 gem from The New York Times morgue probably was repeated in most newspapers 164 years ago:

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Hit the link to read more and the racist classifieds.

 

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So you wanna work in a newspaper?

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Published in 1916. One in a series reviewing other trades:

These books should be in every school and college library.

Put them in the hands of your young friends; they will thank you.

Potato quality photos:

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The city staff of a New York evening newspaper.

And of course, the copy desk:

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Newspaper in miniature

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Found this miniature diorama in Facebook (Diorama Dreams).

An iconic photo at the end of WWII is captured along with a front page of the Youngstown Vindicator.

I bet nearly everyone in Youngstown, Ohio, saved this front page!

According to Wikipedia, The Vindicator, as it’s now know has a daily circulation of 62,100 and 87,000 on Sunday.

And hey, look at this. The actual front page!

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MLK keepsake edition

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On the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution publishes its 12-page keepsake edition with reprints of original columns, front pages, and photos.

Proud to say that NewsPAPERS still do these kinds of things, and do it well.

I wonder 50 years from now will there be a printed 100th-anniversary keepsake edition, or will it just be slideshows on the interwebs?

Thanks to my good friends over at the Newseum, here are a handful of front pages with anniversary coverage.