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1849. Winslow Homer Illustrations

Winslow Homer was born in Boston in 1836, the second of three sons of Henrietta Benson and Charles Savage Homer. His father, a hardware importer, and his mother, an amateur watercolorist, encouraged his early interest in art. Homer had to piece together his artistic training as no art schools... more

1858. Worcester Daily Press

The Worcester Daily Press was a daily newspaper published every morning (except Sundays) in Worcester, Massachusetts. Its first issue launched on April 1, 1873, and continued until July 1, 1877, when there was a suspension in production. Printing resumed on October 18, 1877, and continued until... more

1859. Worcester Daily Spy

The Daily Spy was published in Worcester, Massachusetts from July 24, 1845 until May 31, 1904. It was the second daily newspaper in Worcester, preceded by the Worcester Daily Transcript. On September 30, 1850, the title was changed from Daily Spy to the Worcester Daily Spy, which it kept until... more

1860. Worcester Morning Daily Spy

The Daily Spy was published in Worcester, Massachusetts from July 24, 1845 until May 31, 1904. It was the second daily newspaper in Worcester, preceded by the Worcester Daily Transcript. On September 30, 1850, the title was changed from Daily Spy to the Worcester Daily Spy, which it kept until... more