In Pursuit of a Vision > Case 10 > Stoddard > Le Bijou


The Details:

Herbert A. Clark, ed. Le Bijou. Cincinnati, September 1879. AAS Amateur Newspaper Collection. [catalog record]

The Story:

Amateur journalism exploded in popularity in the United States following the invention of the table-top printing press in 1867.  Le Bijou was edited by a young member of one of Cincinnati’s leading African-American families. Herbert Clark’s father was an associate of Frederick Douglass, and worked to establish free public schools for African-Americans.

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