Nellie Bly And The Economites

In Quaint Old Economy Sunday, January 8, 1888 There Dwells a Sect With More Millions Than Members. Of the Thousand Who Followed George Rapp to America in 1805 Eighteen Now Remain—They Think the World Will End Before the Last of Them Dies—Quiet and Simple Life in a...
Nellie Bly’s Melancholy Christmas

Nellie Bly’s Melancholy Christmas

Nellie Bly made several attempts at a regular column across her career. She was much more successful towards the end of her life, but she had a run of several months from the end of 1894 to early 1895 under the heading of “Nellie Bly Says.” These seem to...
Nellie Bly Interviews Dr. Charles Parkhurst

Nellie Bly Interviews Dr. Charles Parkhurst

In 1891, Dr. Charles Parkhurst, a clergyman elected president of the New York Society for the Prevention of Crime, launched a campaign against Tammany Hall’s political and social corruption. He exposed their connections with the police and their role in...
Nellie Bly Interviews Dr. Charles Parkhurst

Nellie Bly’s World – NELLIE BLY AT THE RACES!

Nellie Bly at the Races The New York World/July 8, 1894 The Women Enthusiasts Who Are Regular Visitors at the Big Tracks Every Day of the Season. How They Make Bets—Backing Horses on a System and as Well Posted on Jockeys and Records as Any of the Men—Scenes in the...
Nellie Bly’s World – GIRLS OF THE WILD WEST

Nellie Bly’s World – GIRLS OF THE WILD WEST

Girls of the Wild West Sunday, July 8, 1888 Nellie Bly Goes Down And Makes Friends With The Riders The Lassies of the Show Are Just Like Nice Girls Everywhere—Miss Hickok Has a Bridle Made from Hair Taken from Scalped Indians—How They Learned to Ride and Shoot Out...