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Full text access to one of the most important and widely- circulated weekly news periodicals in the United States. Search by simple keyword or by proximity keyword (how close one word is to another) or search the indexes or the summaries of the literary works published by Harper's Weekly. Harper's Weekly was important in promoting or ridiculing politicians, authors, movements, and social concerns. Its cartoonists and illustrators are famous among the ranks of artists and journalists. Covered national and international news. Library has access to issues from 1857 - 1877. Primary Source. HarpWeek

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1857 - 1877
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