Godeys ladys book full view hathitrust digital library. This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. The following is an amusing parody upon clement moores unequalled the night before christmas. Lying along the sangamon river in the central part of the state, springfield is situated about 100 miles 160 km northeast of st. This is an exact reproduction from the original godeys ladys book july 1863 originally published in 1863. Sangamon countyspringfield timeline, 18181840 posted on february 17, 2015 by editor the following timeline is taken from a handout distributed by melinda garvert for a talk she presented at the iles house on feb. The circulation, largely due to its popular colored fashion plates, increased to 150,000 a month. Hale spent many years campaigning for it writing letters to governors and presidents, as well as editorials see her inspiring 1863 editorial. Editors table the following are all the excerpts related to thanksgiving from 1860, 1859, 1858, 1857, and october 1855. This page primarily lists records kept at the city level. Godey, sarah josepha hale, 104 pages including covers skip to main content this banner text can have markup. Godeys is best known for the handtinted fashion plate, which appears at the start of each issue and provides a record of the progression of womens dress.
Finally on september 28, 1863, she wrote directly to president lincoln, asking him to use his powers to create the holiday. His achievements lie at the heart of the nations identity, not least his preservation of the union in the face of a bloody war, and his firmly held view that the declaration of independence applied to all men in its dispensation of human rights. Feb 16, 2005 free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Godeys 1850 godeys ladys book,rare book sale, 1850 lady. This fully searchable and browsable online archive contains the full run of godey s lady s book and includes all of its color plates. Godeys ladys book,1850 godeys ladys book,rare book sale, 1850 ladys book godeys the 1850 godeys ladys book is in perfect condition,formore info please email timothy shay arthur timothy shay t. The name of the magazine was then changed to godeys ladys book, and under that name it continued until 1892, when the name became simply godeys magazine. It was the most widely circulated magazine in the period before the civil war.
Godey founded the ladys book in 1830, in philadelphia, pa. Godeys ladys book fashion, dress instructors, work included in every ladys book were several pages devoted to fashions, dress patterns for women and children, as well as many patterns and instructions for work. They raised numerous children who afterward scattered over the west and south. History of a holiday illinois times, the capital citys. Godeys ladys book instructs on side saddle riding, 1862. In 1846, now as the editor of godeys ladys book, mrs.
Louis under the control of police commissioners to be appointed by the governor, claiborne f. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. See more ideas about civil war fashion, victorian fashion and civil war dress. Please note this is an exact reproduction of the actual magazine with fashion illustrations and even sheet music. The impetus for an official national day of thanksgiving came from sarah josepha hale, the 74yearold editor of godeys ladys book, a popular womens magazine. Godeys ladys book july 1863 illus wguide kindle edition. The digital research library of illinois history journal. Hale opposed slavery but she did not support the abolitionists.
The night after christmas from godeys ladys book and magazine december 1861. The girls own toymaker and book of recreation, 1860 mouse penwiper, godeys ladys book, december 1862 butterfly penwiper. Bo0923 fashion paper dolls from godey s lady s book. Godov, harper, and arthur will all three be sent one year, on receipt of 86,00. This portrait was painted based on how she imagined. Almost every issue also included an illustration and pattern with. Godeys ladys book and harpers magazine both one year for 84,50.
Notes on some pages, the text is cut off because it. Godeys ladys book 18301898 university of michigan library. Lincoln and thanksgiving lincoln home national historic. Hale had written to several previous presidents asking for such a holiday, to no avail. Godey s lady s book and magazine, july, 1863, volume lxvii, volume 67, philadelphia, louis a. Missouri blog entry posted on august 16, 2011 by jd thomas at the winter session of the missouri legislature an act had been passed that placed the city of st. Grimsley, elizabeth, six months in the white house, journal of the illinois state historical society xix, 1927. University of texas at tyler godeys ladys book index 18551865. The holiday was vigorously promoted by the indefatigable editor of the influential midnineteenthcentury magazine godey s lady s book, sarah josepha hale, who for years had spurred state action and, in this 1863 letter and editorial, helped persuade abraham lincoln to make it a national holiday to be celebrated on the fourth thursday of november.
Godeys 1850 godeys ladys book,rare book sale, 1850 ladys book. Jan 24, 2016 godey s lady s book, in an 1862 edition covers it as in every other topic indispensable to females. Additional records are listed on the county and state pages. Harper, and arthnrwill all three bo sent one year, on receipt ofso,oo. In 1837, the widowed mother of five became the editor of godeys ladys book and thus one of the most influential arbiters of american culture. In 1839, he merged it with the ladies magazine of boston, retaining the capable editorial hand of mrs. Though previous presidents george washington, john adams, and james madison had made thanksgiving proclamations see. Godeys ladys book philadelphia, pa edgar allan poe. Godey, sarah josepha hale, 104 pages including covers addeddate 20110409 15. Kellers ancestors date back to that great beehive of nationgermany. Sangamon countyspringfield timeline, 18181840 sangamonlink. Download this page pdf download left page pdf download right page pdf download whole book pdf partner login required text only views. Lincolns proclamation has special significance when considered in its context. Katherine helm was the daughter of confederate general ben hardin helm and emile todd helm, who was the halfsister of mary todd lincoln.
Hale spent many years campaigning for it writing letters to governors and presidents, as well. Abraham lincolns thanksgiving proclamation celebrating. Godeys ladys book welcome to one of the most popular. This newly purchased piece is authored by sarah hale, editor of godeys ladys book from 18371877. The holiday was vigorously promoted by the indefatigable editor of the influential midnineteenthcentury magazine godeys ladys book, sarah josepha hale, who for years had spurred state action and, in this 1863 letter and editorial, helped persuade abraham lincoln to make it a national holiday to be celebrated on the fourth thursday of november.
Springfield, city, seat 1821 of sangamon county and capital of illinois, u. Vintage lace making 2 godey articles on lace making lace making and pillow lace making. In 1827, as editor of boston s ladies magazine, she began to write essays calling for the national holiday. Abraham lincoln has consistently been hailed as the greatest us president, by the public and historians alike.
Hale, godeys was among the first and most successful american womens magazines. Godeys ladys book and arthurs horae magazine both one year for 83,50. In 1846, now as the editor of godey s lady s book, mrs. Where one finds one of those at short notice and on a budget she doesnt say. Main content use access key 5 to view full text ocr mode. Internet archive bookreader godeys lady s book 1861 jan june. A little more than five feet, two inches tall, she was inclined to be plump, though not so plump that she could not grace the latest fashions from godey s lady s book.
President lincoln responded that year by setting aside the last thursday of november as a day of thanksgiving. Springfield genealogy in sangamon county, il usa 1,060,369 illinois 45,088 sangamon county 828 springfield 327. Twas the night after christmas, when all through the house every soul was abed, and as still as a mouse. Godey s lady s book,1850 godey s lady s book,rare book sale, 1850 lady s book godey s the 1850 godey s lady s book is in perfect condition,formore info please email timothy shay arthur timothy shay t. See more ideas about embroidery, embroidery patterns and needlework. The doctor says he was always afraid of the wolves, and retains a distinct recollection of the vigorous barking of these creatures as he would be out riding late at night, perhaps miles from any habitation. Arthur 6 june 1809 6 march 1885 was a popular nineteenthcentury american author.
Godeys ladys book, january 1863 katherines dress site. Victorian needlepoint designs from godeys ladys book and petersons magazine by rita weiss and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. As a native of new england, hale had grown up with the tradition of keeping thanksgiving. Hale, godey s was among the first and most successful american women s magazines.
About the publisher forgotten books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Katherine was most well known for her portrait of mary todd lincoln which now hangs in the white house. February, 1861, vol 6263 godeys ladys book, childrens fashion, fashion plates, music, embroidery, poe, berlin wool, crochet. Hale, editor of godeys ladys book, is credited with being the most instrumental person in the establishment of the national thanksgiving. Hale, editor of godeys ladys book, wrote an inspiring 1863 editorial appealing for a national holiday. In the 1850s its circulation ranged between 70,000 and 150,000 copies every month. Godeys ladys book links to online resources, fashion.
This was her first novel and this 2 nd edition was issued after harriet beecher stowes book, uncle toms cabin came out in 1852. Lincolns proclamation made thanksgiving official news. Notes on some pages, the text is cut off because it runs into the binding of the book. The dress is of a rich violine purple wool material, with a bordering in black, representing velvet and buttons. Godey s also came to be known as an important literary magazine and included contributions by authors such as stowe, hawthorne, poe, and longfellow. Godeys ladys book was the chief financial success among the philadelphia magazines, and, after the port folio a political and literary journalmagazine, enlisted the services of the greatest number of the best writers. In 1827, as editor of bostons ladies magazine, she began to write essays calling for the national holiday. Its circulation rose from 70,000 in the 1840s to 150,000 in 1860. Wonderful vintage early 19th century fashion magazine. Victorian needlepoint designs from godey s lady s book and peterson s magazine by rita weiss and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. History of macon county, illinois, from its organization to 1876. Godeys ladys book, alternatively known as godeys magazine and ladys book, was an american womens magazine that was published in philadelphia from 1830 to 1878. He is the author of the black spectre, published in godey s lady s book in january, 1892, and has been the contributor of several interesting articles to the arena, among others a metaphysical story entitled george wentworth, will appear in the september or october number of that magazine. Of course this author assumes all female riding experiences begin and end with a groom.
Springfield genealogy in sangamon county, il usa 1,060,369 illinois 45,088 sangamon county 828 springfield 327 note. This fully searchable and browsable online archive contains the full run of godeys ladys book and includes all of its color plates. Or hints a ndmet os i school discipl i a i st uct n. Godeys also came to be known as an important literary magazine and included contributions by authors such as stowe, hawthorne, poe, and longfellow. Godeys ladys book links to online resources, fashion plates.
Notes identical page numbers exist due to two separate sections in the book. Abraham lincolns thanksgiving proclamation, 1863 background. Godeys ladys book and magazine, july, 1863, volume lxvii, volume 67, philadelphia, louis a. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading godeys ladys book july 1863 illus wguide. Polks springfield city directory archives and illinois. Yet the growing american middle class, who idealized home and family, longed for a holiday that was religious and familyfocused. Hale, editor of godeys ladys book, wrote an inspiring 1863 editorial appealing. Hale launched a letterwriting campaign to support her cause. Nov 25, 2015 yet the growing american middle class, who idealized home and family, longed for a holiday that was religious and familyfocused.
His grandfather, henry, was a native of york county, pa. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Entered according to the act of congress, in the year 1902, by r. Robe dress from the celebrated establishment of messrs. Godeys ladys book july 1863 illus wguide kindle edition by godey, louis a download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Godeys ladys book, in an 1862 edition covers it as in every other topic indispensable to females.316 673 373 876 946 1295 349 143 237 1492 997 801 982 754 522 1168 1568 867 679 1548 800 1381 571 520 528 1501 729 1116 522 203 1283 677 1050 607 599 200 997 840 1168 656 1366 1437 490 1113