Category Archives: history of printing

Many Hands, Many Voices: Writing, Editing, and Publishing Indian Captivity Narratives Part II

by Zabelle Stodola, University of Arkansas at Little Rock In part one, I discussed several letters having to do with the writing of Josephine Huggins’ captivity narrative, and I also considered the fact that the holograph manuscript is missing. In this … Continue reading

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Yellow-back Gold

Malaeska: The Indian Wife of the White Hunter by Mrs. Ann E. Stephens, June 1860. Edward S. Ellis’s first dime novel, Seth Jones: Captives of the Frontier, 1860, is said to have been one of Abraham Lincoln’s favorite stories. Myrtle: The … Continue reading

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