The American Boy



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The Sprague Publishing Co.

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This issue contains stories for boys featuring history, sports, nostalgia, soldiers, holidays, fishing, surfing, science, and gardening.


Boys, Adventure stories, Advertising, Gender, Masculinity, Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821), History, Royalty, Fourth of July, Sailing, Nostalgia, John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), Baseball, Surfing, Juggling, Heroism, Hazing, Gardening, Stamp collecting


32 pages

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Henty Collection



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"Napoleon Bonaparte: A History Written for Boys by the Editor"; "A Boy Who Must Be A King" by M.W.; "Nita- A Tomboy Soldier: The Last Story Written by the Late G.A. Henty"; "The Lost Cannon: Or How Santa Barbara Celebrated the Fourth" by M.C. Frederick; "American Boy Lyceum"; "Boys in Games and Sport"; "The Inspiration of a Genius" by A.B. Katkamier; "A Fifty Years Ago Boyhood" by Fank H. Sweet; "He Forgot" by Harvey M. Whipple; "A Boy of the Revolution"; "All Boys Should Play Baseball" by N.Y. Evening Journal; "How Edward Spent the Glorious 'Fourth'" by Della Hine Mertz; "For a Boys' 'Circus'" by J.C. Beard; "Joe Jolly Boy"; "Salmon Fishing on the Columbia" by Mary H. O'Connor; "Surf Riding in Old Hawaii" by Mrs. H.A. Townsend; "One Club Juggling"; Fine Deeds by Brave Boys- H. Irving King" by James Crichton; "Boy Mechanics and Artisans"; "Judge Ben B. Lindsey: Judge of the County Court (Arapahoe County) Denver, Colo."; "President Andrew Jackson"; "Annual Bowl Fight at the University of Pennsylvania"; "Three Good Cronies" by Gabrielle E. Jackson; "Electro-Plating for the Boys" by L.H. Wilson; "The Run-Around Member" by Frank H. Sweet; "Japanese Water Flowers" by Myra Kline; "Gin'ral Putnam: A Fourth of July Story" by J.L. Harbour; "Stamps, Coins and Curios"; "Boys in the School"; "Boys in the Home"; "Boy Money Makers and Money Savers"; "The Amateur Journalist";

The American Boy, July 1903



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