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Catalog Number 1948.048.999
Object Name Booklet
Scope & Content Color booklet from The Evening News, The Detroit Tribune, and The Sunday News Tribune, containing a poem, "A Happy New Year," written by Thad. Stevens Barnum. The front cover features a color illustration depicting the start of the new year, with an angelic figure and a background of an evening sky featuring a moon and two owls on the left, and Father Time and a background featuring the sun on the right. Text on the bottom left of the front cover reads "The Calvert Lith. Co. Detroit." The back cover features a color illustration of two boys selling copies of The Evening News with the title "INTRUSION." underneath the illustration in the center.

The inside of the booklet contains the seven stanza poem written across four pages. Each page has a background depicting various scenes, including a newspaper salesman, a family sitting in front of a fire, a ballroom dance, and a horse drawn sleigh. The drawings are signed "Jos. Kraemer" on the bottom left.
Date 1897
People Varnum, Thaddeus Stevens
Extent of Description 7.75" x 9.875"
4 pages
Collection Business/Stores/Retail
Search Terms The Evening News
The Detroit Tribune
The Sunday News Tribune
New Year's
Calvert Lithographing Company