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Call number CWi 2307
Title Yiddish Herald
Collection Herald
Date 1914
Object Name Herald
Scope & Content A herald printed in Yiddish announcing a Chinese spectacle of the Barnum and Bailey Circus in New York City.

A herald was a form of advertisement used by circuses in conjunction with posters and curriers and would be distributed in advance of the arrival of a circus. Usually lacking any color and printed on newsprint, heralds often had the same appearance as a hand bill and could range from a one page one sided item to a multi paged publication similar in appearance to a newspaper.
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