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John Ellard: The Newsboy
John Ellard was born in New York, on the 22d of February, 1843. When three years of age he fell from a woodshed, in Albany, where his parents then lived, and received an injury which resulted in a lump on his breast and back, and rendered him deformed...
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Title: John Ellard: The Newsboy
Creator: Frederick Ratchford Starr (author)
Date: 1860
Format: Book
Publisher: William S. & Alfred Martien
Source: American Antiquarian Society
Control no.: CL.S796.J65.1860
Keywords: Accident; Advocacy; Alcohol; Benevolence; Biography; Blind; Charity; Child Labor; Children; Children's Literature; Church; Clergy; Cripple; Death; Economics; Education; Employment; Food; Friendship; Group Home; Institutions; Labor; Media; Moral Literature; Newsboys; Newspapers; Pain; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; Philanthropy; Physical Disability; Popular Culture; Poverty; Religion; Service Organizations; Social Welfare & Communities; Temperance; Urban Life; Work
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Mass Media, Culture & The Arts; Social Movements & Advocacy

Objects From This Artifact:
- Ellard's Invitation To Dinner (still)
- Ellard Returning From His Stand (still)
- John Ellard: The Newsboy (doc)
- M.B.'s Farm In Camden, N.J. (still)