The History of Fort Walla Walla: The Bi-Weekly Eye-Glass by Charles F. Smith 1990 Newspaper Washington (WA) State

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Title: The History of Fort Walla Walla: The Bi-Weekly Eye-Glass

Author: Charles F. Smith

Description: Comb-bound in stiff card covers. Several of the comb-teeth are broken or missing. Some light spotting and creasing to the covers. Interior is clean. Prefaced by a map of Fort Walla Walla and six pages of photographs from around the 1890's. 520 pp. 11 x 9 inches.

An almost compete collection of issues of the "Eye Glass," a bi-weekly newspaper published for the soldiers of Fort Walla Walla and their families. These were written by Charles F. Smith, the editor of the Eye Glass. They were rather brief, each issue consisting of a handful of pages. The collection begins with Vol. 1, No. 1 (Feb 7, 1891) and goes up through Vol. 6, No. 2 (Mar 22, 1896). The originals were acquired at an estate sale and are photocopy reproduced here for historical reference. Six issues are missing and it is unknown if there were any more issues published after March 1896.

Fort Walla Walla was operated by the United States Army between 1856 and 1910 and is located in Walla Walla, Washington.

Binding: Plastic Comb Binding
Condition: Good+

Publisher: [Louis Ruzicka]
Place: Walla Walla, WA
Year: 1990

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: Walla Walla, Washington state, newspapers, history,

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