Louisa May Alcott
Lydia Maria Child
An Appeal for the Indians
Finley Peter Dunne
Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War
Fanny Fern (Sara Willis Parton)
The Working-Girls of New York**
John Rollin Ridge (Cherokee)
A Scene Along the Rio de la Plumas**
The Atlantic Cable**
The Stolen White Girl**
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