“Harriet Lydia joins Brown Family”
130 years ago on April 11, 1884 Harriet Brown’s birth, although a significant event to her family, didn’t make headlines in the local newspaper. In fact, that happy occasion in the Brown family wasn’t even mentioned in the Ogden paper! The editors and publishers of the Ogden Daily Herald had much more important news to share with the growing community. Advertisements for spring goods, baking powder, and guns all got front page coverage, along with accounts of some gruesome murders under “Telegraph Tidings.”
A glimpse into the news of that day:
And just to highlight a couple of articles from the inside pages.
Happy 130th Birthday,