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Newspaper clipping pasted in. 

From the front matter of The Life and Writings of Major Jack Downing of Downingville: Away Down East in the State of Maine by Seba Smith (1834). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 28, 2007.

Newspaper clipping about a girl named Armistice Day Guiseppina Olympia Bredice. 

From the front matter of How to Name Baby Without Handicapping it for Life: A Practical Guide for Parents and All Others Interested In “Better Naming” by Alexander McQueen (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 6, 2009.

"The volume has done second service as a scrapbook, not mentioned in metadata." Submitted by asfaltics

Check out some of the other pasted-in articles: “The Grasshopper Plague,” “An Elephant on a Steamboat,” “Where Do These Sponges Go?” “Remains of a Mastodon,” “Hydrophobia,” “A Trout Fish Living in a Well Twenty-Five Years,” “The Little Monster in Your Sugar,” and “Shower of Worms.” 

Throughout A History of the Earth and Animated Nature, v. 2 By Oliver Goldsmith (1855). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 4, 2009.

Newspaper clippings pasted in: “Bendigo Agricultural and Horticultural Society” and “Australian Wines in England.”

From the back matter of A Manual of Plain Directions for Planting and Cultivating Vineyards, and for Making Wine in New South Wales by James Busby (1830). Original from Oxford University. Digitized May 11, 2006.

"The author and illustrator, John Gruelle, wrote My Very Own Fairy Stories prior to writing and illustrating Raggedy Ann. Inserted inside this book, which was published in 1917, is a newspaper clipping from 1938 that talks about his death.

The title page also includes another newspaper clipping from the New York Herald Tribune. This second clipping is titled “Radio to Educate Adults By Evening Broadcasts.”

Submitted by Lauren Khoury, of Dr. Terry Harpold’s University of Florida course Hypermedia: Futures of Reading.

From the front matter of My Very Own Fairy Tales by John Gruelle (1917). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized July 3, 2007.

Newspaper clipping pasted into front endpaper, digitized; topics include “useful medical hints” and (remarkably!) a “cure for cancers”. Donation bookplate placed sideways to accommodate clippings.

From front matter of Homœopathic Domestic Practice by Egbert Guernsey (1857). [Here]