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DSLH: People

Supt. Heig and his wife.

This photo was taken in 1910, just before Heig retired. Source: The Fort Wayne Sentinel, 7/30/1910. Sorry about the picture quality, but this is how it looked when I found it.

Charles L. Brace.

This portrait of the late Rev. Brace appeared in Jacob Riis' article "The Children of the Poor," Scribners Magazine, May 1892.


Newsboy commemorative stamp, first day issue.

(Thanks to anonymous site visitor)

A very interesting item that was sent in to me: "Honoring the newspaper boys of America," postmarked Oct. 4, 1952, with a 3-cent newsboy stamp. Address blurred for privacy.