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Publication Name:

Chaperone Magazine

Years in print:

1890- 1914

History:

The Chaperone, volume I, number I, was issued in March, 1890. It contains ninety-eight pages of illustrated reading matter, and is essentially a ladies' magazine of the modern class. The largest portion of its contents consists of light literature - stories and poems, and the remainder is divided into departments - "Dress and Fashion," "With the Children," "His Majesty, the Baby," "The Cuisine," and others. the word "Magazine" has been added to the otiginal title. It is published monthly by Annie L.Y. Orff, and has no corps of regular contributors, using such original matter as is found acceptable. The Chaperone Magazine is the most successful, from a financial point  of view, of the St. Louis magazines.
(From the Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri by Alexander N. De Menil, 1901).

Became American Woman’s Review.


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