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“To Married Women—Madame Restell, Female Physician,” from New York Herald, April 13, 1840 (News MF 1330).
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1. Ralph G. Martin, Cissy (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1979; CT275.P42 M37), 338.[back]

2. Collection policy statements and overviews are available in the Library's Web site at <>.[back]

3. Lloyd Wendt, Chicago Tribune: The Rise of a Great American Newspaper (Chicago: Rand McNally and Company, 1979; PN4899.C4 T87 N&CPR), 574-75, 665-66. Wendt gives extensive coverage to Schultz.[back]

4. Washington Herald (News MF 1011), October 12, 1931, pp. 1, 12. Besides adding “Largest Morning Circulation in the Nation's Capital” above the masthead, Patterson also printed a full-page advertisement announcing the achievement.[back]

5. “Mrs. Jennie June Croly, Something of the Work of the First Newspaper and Club Woman—Farewell Reception to Her,” New York Times, March 11, 1900, p. 17, c. 5.[back]

6. George C. Crager, “In Indian Guise,” New York World (News MF 1363), February 1, 1891, p. 20. Theresa H. Dean, “He Was a Daring Man,” Chicago Herald (News MF 2133), February 5, 1891, p. 9. Crager credited himself with visiting a hostile Sioux camp disguised as an Indian to interview Chief Two Strike. Dean exposed his story as a fabrication and rather satirically noted the excessive firepower carried by all the eastern reporters: “it looked to me as if the only people at the reservation who seemed to be at all conscious of danger were the newspaper men.”[back]

7. The terms “sob sisters” and “weeping willies” originated in 1907 at the Harry Thaw murder trial when a male colleague scorned the emotion charged coverage that women reporters had provided.[back]

8. Cover story, Time, June 12, 1939.[back]

9. Frances Davis, A Fearful Innocence (Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 1981; PN4874.D37 A298), 148, 156.[back]

10. “The Black List of States,” Louisville Courier-Journal (News MF 1158), March 27, 1895.[back]

11. “An Editorial Triumvirate,” Milwaukee Journal (News MF 1533), February 23, 1895, p. 4.[back]

12. Ann Colbert, “Philanthropy in the Newsroom: Women's Editions of Newspapers, 1894-1896,” Journalism History 22, no. 3 (autumn 1996: 90-99.[back]

13. Nellie Bly's first-person series about her experiences at Blackwell's Island, “Behind Asylum Bars,” appeared in the October 9, 1887, issue of the New York World (p. 25).[back]

14. Promotional information for Standard Periodical Directory, 2000 edition, from Oxbridge Communication, Inc., <> (see Serial and Government Publications External Sites).[back]

15. Samir Husni's Guide to New Consumer Magazines (New York: Oxbridge Communications, 1998; Z6951.S32).[back]

16. Magazine Publishers of America, “Average Circulation for Top 100 ABC Magazines, 2000,” Fact Sheet: Circulation, <> (see Serial and government Publications External Sites).[back]

17. Glass Ceiling Commission Advisory Committee Charter, March 26, 1992. [back]

18. Lee Server, Danger is My Business (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1993; PN4878.5.S47 1993 N&CPR), 19.[back]

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