The North Star A Monthly Magazine Published For the Entertainment of the People Westfield, Mass. July 1895 Independence Day Number Vol. I No. 6.
(Americana - Massachusetts - Periodical - Westfield)
Westfield Massachusetts: The North Star Publishing Company, 1895. F (12) pages; bicycle & Fourth of July-themed cover illustration; other illustrations within; a magazine with much local news, humor; women's page, fashion ideas; articles - a continuation of Civil War battle reminiscence "by a Westfield Veteran" written for the North Star and Mrs. F.R. Lewis on "Rusticating"; little snippets regarding Westfield & Springfield, politics, festivities, road conditions, bicycling, society news; a few poems and comic illustrations; a children's column edited by Miss Catherine A. Tierney; short stories; a page of humorous tid-bits; local advertisements - for fireworks, furniture, bicycles, laundry, clothing, building, groceries and more; approx. 9 3/8" x 12"size; original stapled red polished printed & illustrated paper covers; some edgewear and closed tears and rubbing; back cover with small old piece of tape, some soiling; contents in very good condition; interesting local Westfield Massachusetts publishing and community history ephemera. Good Paperback (Item ID: 22848)