The unearthing of a President… yet another discovery!

October 28, 2010 by  
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The image  shows a portion of a full-page ad found buried in the back of the January 4, 1902 edition of Harper’s Weekly Illustrated.  One of the joys of collecting rare and early newspapers is the fun collectors have digging up hidden treasures.  A student at Arizona State University recently noticed that one of the contributors listed in an ad for encyclopedias was Woodrow Wilson, more than 10 years before he would be elected as the 28th President of the United States.  In case one did not already know, this ad also reveals that he was a Professor at Politics at Princeton.   I wonder if any other noteworthy individuals are named within this ad??? Additional close-up images can be found at:  Additional Images.  Feel free to add your finds.

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