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Collection Tier:
Tier 1

Written Communication ➔ Newsboys New Year Greeting

Identifier:
2012.2.1.34
Description:
This Newsboys New Year Greeting is from 1905 and opens to show a monthly calendar as well as a story written by one of two newsboys sent by the Evening Press to the World's Fair on Newsboys' Day to represent the Evening Press Newsboy Association. The boys were selected by the popular vote of their associates and expenses were paid by the Evening Press. The last spread also features an image of John Saur, Grand Rapids' oldest newsboy at 72 years old. 

This newsboys greeting is part of the Grand Rapids Press Archival Collection #239, accession number 2012.2.1, which consists of bound newspaper volumes, historical photographs, company history, alphabetically indexed files of clippings, printed photographs, and negatives, as well as equipment related to newspaper printing. 
Date:
1905
Materials:
Paper
Source:
Gift of the Grand Rapids Press
Rights:

Maker/Donor
Grand Rapids Press
Related Place
Grand Rapids