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Old News: An Illustrated Look at Curious Headlines From a Bygone Era

A booming celebration for President Garfield.

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Illustration by Julia Suits

“Last night, as agreed, some republicans gathered on the public square with bonfires and anvils to rejoice over the election of Garfield . . . . 329 anvil shots were fired.”
The Dallas Daily Herald, November 10, 1880

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