Democracy: An American Novel (anon)
George Washington Cable
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain)
A Tramp Abroad
Joel Chandler Harris
from Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings
Chapter IV: "How Mr. Rabbit Was Too Sharp for Mr. Fox"**
Chapter II: "The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story"**
"Song of the South" - Disney's
contoversial adaptation of
Uncle Remus Sarah M. B. Piatt
Dramatic Persons and Moods with Other New Poems
His Mother's Way**
from By the Roadside
The Dalliance of the Eagles**
Constance Fenimore Woolson
Rodman the Keeper: Southern Sketches
Related Literary EventsH.L. Mencken
was born.Lydia Maria Child
died.Other literary publications
- Lucretia Peabody Hale, The Peterkin Papers
James A. Garfield elected president.
William Booth’s followers establish an American branch of the Salvation Army.
National Farmers Alliance formed.
Section 69 of California's Civil Code forbids the issuing of marriage licenses between "Mongolians, Negroes, mulattoes and persons of mixed blood" and whites.
U.S. and China sign treaty that gives U.S. the right to limit but "not absolutely prohibit" Chinese immigration (November 17).
Two and a half million American women are wage-earners.
Life expectancy is thirty-three years for rural black men and women.
Cigarette-rolling machine invented; mass production of cigarettes begins.
George Eastman patents a flexible film roll for cameras.
Two hundred and forty-three Native Americans remain in the U.S.; most are on reservations.
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.