Two items in our Peter J. Eckel Newsboy collection are featured in a just-released New York Times interactive –

“Newsboys Still Standing Firm”  (article in NY Herald, July 30, 1899) [Box 8d]
Newsboy’s  Prayer” (in  street argot) [Box 10]

Finding aid for the entire collection is available at

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