Front Page News 110 Years Ago Today

Here is the front page of the Alexandria Gazette, exactly 110 years ago today, January 2nd, 1904.

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The Alexandria Gazette - January 2nd, 1904
The Alexandria Gazette – January 2nd, 1904

Source: Library of Congress

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  • Jay Roberts

    It’s funny how we talk about creeping commercialism.

    But the newspapers back then had ads all over the front page.