July 23, 1899: “Newsboys May Be Uniformed”

Newsboys May Be Uniformed

Persons interested in the movement to organize and uniform the newsboys of New York with a view to promoting their future welfare will meet in the parlors of the Broadway Central Hotel next Tuesday evening. The object and history of this movement will be briefly stated at the meeting, and the names of the men and women who are supporting the movement will be made known. Committees on organization and for other purposes will be appointed, and suggestions will be received from persons who take an interest in the project.

Source: “Newsboys May Be Uniformed.” The New York Times, 23 July 1899, p. 16.