The Bronx Home News, originally known as the Home News, was founded in 1907 by James O'Flaherty, Jr. Published in the Bronx, the paper served the Bronx and northern Manhattan. Collection consists of typescript drafts of a history of the newspaper from its founding until its purchase in 1945 by Dorothy Schiff, president and publisher of the New York Post. The history, written by John P. Donnelly, contains descriptions of many Home News staff members, including founder and publisher O'Flaherty and Donnelly himself, a reporter and illustrator on the paper during the 1920s. Also included are photographs, ca. 1918-1920s, of Home News staff members; lists of newspaper staff members; clippings of articles about the paper and O'Flaherty; a promotional pamphlet, ca. 1924, for the newspaper; and a miniature version of the issue for Sunday, April 30, 1922.
Source of acquisitionGift, Postley, Maurice G, 01/--/70
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
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