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Kate Field, 19th c. Celebrity Journalist

Friday, August 01, 2008

The 19th-century celebrity journalist Kate Field wrote for prestigious newspapers, and she was frequently written about in the news herself about her advocacy for black Americans, women, and national parks, among others. Gary Scharnhorst’s new biography is Kate Field: The Many Lives of a Nineteenth-Century American Journalist.

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Gary Scharnhorst

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