Vacationers leaving Lake George, New York, 1879.
The next thing in order - The Hudson River Palisades Art Galery.
How two Dizzy Girls Advertised Their Charms and Political Faith.
Great baseball match between the Atlantic and Boxford Clubs of Brooklyn.
Startling accident at the draw bridge of the Rensselaer and Saratoga Railroad, Federal Street, Troy, N. Y., Saturday, Sept 23.
Society’s male darlings “making up” their faces for the purpose of “looking pretty” to their addlepated female counterparts; Saratoga, N. Y.
Alleged bout between Annie Russell and Elizabeth Sullivan, two pretty clerks in a Buffalo, N. Y.
Lendall Pratt, and aged Long Islander, kills himself while in a political frenzy.
A special from Canajoharie, Sept 26, says: Duncan Clark, manager of Clark’s Female Minstrels, will probably not visit the Mohawk valley again very soon.
Minnie Hull, a dashing young lady from the watering place, is unjustly or otherwise accused of crookedness.
The Bravery of charming Miss Jaffray, the daughter of a New York millionaire, saves many lives at Irvington, N. Y.
Some of Uncle Sam’s land and water police have a genial shindy among themselves at the Navy Yard, Brooklyn, N. Y.
Westchester County is all agog over the case of the Rev. Mr. White, accused of violently assaulting the sister-in-law of a brother clergyman. We illustrate the scene.
Mrs. Cary cures her husband of flirting by ascending in a balloon at Buffalo, N. Y.
We give in our present number a correct sketch of one of the largest specimens of the Porpoise that has ever been seen.
Water witches who frolic with Neptune, no matter how cold his embrace.
Pawn tickets make bad collateral.
An inspiring author with an unsavory past.
In August 1842, a sensational new curiosity called the Feejee Mermaid was exhibited by P. T. Barnum.
John Allen’s career as a saloonist, procurer, thief, drunkard and possibly murderer earned him the title of “Wickedest Man in New York.”
A simple schoolgirl prank spawned a new belief with millions of followers.
Of the many forms of bank robbery, the bank sneak had the safest, easiest and most lucrative method of all.
Waifs and strays of a great city - A group of homeless New York Newsboys.
When visiting hours ended on November 19, 1873, cell No. 40 on “Murderer’s Row” was empty; William Sharkey had disappeared.
Anthony Comstock was on a personal mission to protect America from vice.
Thompson's British burlesque troupe opened to a packed house at Wood's Museum and Metropolitan Theatre.
Thomas Byrnes and his men giving a suspect the "third degree."
The greatest dime novel detective.
The adultery case called "The Greatest Social Drama of Modern Times."
The term “bunco” has come to mean to any type of swindle, but in the 19th century it usually referred to a confidence game involving crooked gambling.
History of the Hoochy Coochy.
Cardiff, New York, October 16, 1869.
The Audacity of a Professional Thief.
New York, New York – July 23, 1886.