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Image for 1879 Broadside Advertisement: 4th of July Festival. Including Martial Music, Singing, Poems, Speeches, Dinner, Fireworks, etc., on the Baptist Parsonage Lawn, Penfield, [New York] July 4th, 1879. Singing by Mr. G.W. Rockefeller and Glee Club. A Warm Dinner from 1 to 2 o'clock, 25 cts. Ice Cream, Lemonade and other refreshments will be furnished on the grounds. Fireworks in the Evening. [Independence Day]

1879 Broadside Advertisement: 4th of July Festival. Including Martial Music, Singing, Poems, Speeches, Dinner, Fireworks, etc., on the Baptist Parsonage Lawn, Penfield, [New York] July 4th, 1879. Singing by Mr. G.W. Rockefeller and Glee Club. A Warm Dinner from 1 to 2 o'clock, 25 cts. Ice Cream, Lemonade and other refreshments will be furnished on the grounds. Fireworks in the Evening. [Independence Day]

By: Town of Penfield, New York

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Fairport Herald Print.: 1879

Seller ID: 2173001


Three faint horizontal creases, one vertical crease, faint crease on bottom corner, toned. 1879 Broadside. 6 x 8 7/8. A broadside advertisement printed 85 years after the foundation of the town that has been known as Penfield, New York since 1810 (it was previously called Northfield, changed to Boyle in 1808, and was divided into several towns in 1810). The company that printed the ad, Fairport Herald, was a newspaper that was only 6 years old at the time (it used this n... View more info

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Passing of the Back-House [Poetry Broadside]

By: [Dodd, Robert Leonard]; Riley, James Whitcomb

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wayside Country Store: 1940

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262502


No date, circa 1940. A few minor surface tears and light spots, pencil arithmetic on verso. 11 x 14. Text and borders printed in red on recto, verso blank. A poem often attributed to James Whitcomb Riley, though the actual author was Robert Leonard Dodd. BAL VII:270: These verses, also known as 'The Old Back-house' and 'The Country Privy,' have been falsely attributed to Riley. The true author is Robert Leonard Dodd... The first printing of this piece was apparently a br... View more info