Hugh reads exclusively from newspaper articles printed 150 years ago this week. He starts with a terrible, undeservedly self-satisfied newspaper article about Mary E. Walker, and then reads a slew of other articles that place the author's withering attitude in context.

For notes and images of all articles read in the episode, see the companion blog post.

List of articles in order:
Advertisement - Ayer's Sarsaparilla
Life at Saratoga - Mary E. Walker
The New White Sulphur Spring Baths - The springs of Saratoga
The Leland Family - Hoteliers of Saratoga Springs
Railroad articles:
-A "Big Thing" in Prospective - The original projector of the Pacific Railroad prophesies a great future for Saratoga
-OPENING OF A NEW RAILROAD
-Letter From Senator Campbell - A more sober opinion of the new railroad projects
Syracuse Skating Rink articles:
-Shall Utica Have a Skating Rink and New Public Hall?
-SHALL A PUBLIC HALL AND SKATING RINK BE BUILDED IN UTICA?
-THE CENTRAL CITY SKATING RINK
-INAUGURATION OF THE SKATING RINK (advertisement)
-INAUGURATION OF THE SKATING RINK-THE GRAND PROMENADE CONCERT LAST NIGHT
AYER'S HAIR VIGOR (advertisement)
Hop-Picking article:
-HOP-PICKING
-25 HOP-PICKERS WANTED
-HOPS AND HOP-PICKING
Pedestrianism articles:
-Payn and Weston...
-The Great Walking Match at Troy a "Fizzle."
Baseball articles:
-BASE BALL
-The Ku Klux Klans...
-A match game of base ball was played at Morrisville...
Racial articles:
-Information from Georgia...
-SHERIDAN is "after the Indians"
-In 1854 the motto..."
-THE DEMOCRATS FREED THE...
-OUR INDIAN TROUBLES
-A BID FOR FENIAN VOTES
A "Respiratory-Advertising Apparatus for precipitate inhumations"...
Women's Fashion articles: (1:06-1:29)
-Benefit Ball at the Union Hotel
-The Ball at the Clarendon...
-The Season at Saratoga is gay... *** A. Bernstein?***
-News and Other Items
TEA advertisements
A friend who has travelled in Germany... (advertisement)
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup
A Saratoga Lady on Picking Bones
Two ladies of Albany recently appeared on the streets...
Poem: Womanhood Suffrage (1:44:00)

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