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New York Herald on the Bloomingdale and Eldbridge Gerry at the New York State Senate Hearing

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Title

New York Herald on the Bloomingdale and Eldbridge Gerry at the New York State Senate Hearing

Subject

Bloomingdale Asylum for the Insane
Gerry, Eldbridge
New York (State). Senate
Newspaper Articles

Description

Headline from New York Herald article from Feb. 10, 1888, describing the testimony of New York Hospital governor Eldbridge Gerry before the Senate Committee on Cities concerning the bills to remove tax exemption from the Bloomingdale and cut streets through its grounds. The strident tone of the headline highlights the tense social and cultural confrontation taking place.

Source

"Hot shot for Bloomingdale: Hot Shot for Bloomingdale. The Hollow Pretensions of a So-Called Charitable Asylum Scathingly Arraigned, New York Herald, February 10, 1888, p.4
Digital copy scanned from microfilm in Columbia Library Collections (produced by Nationwide Microfilm Service, Micro Photo Division, Bell & Howell Co.)

Date

February 10, 1888

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Citation

“New York Herald on the Bloomingdale and Eldbridge Gerry at the New York State Senate Hearing,” A Digital History of Morningside Heights, accessed July 14, 2020, https://mhdh.library.columbia.edu/items/show/234.