Nellie Bly

King Phelps of the Lobby Leaves Albany for the South; The Atmosphere Where "The World" Circulated Was Too Hot for Him; Assemblyman Crosby Calls for an Investigation of the Lobby; But His Resolutions Are Referred Because of Protests
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follow-up on Bly's investigation of the Lobby in Albany with a sting on Edward Phelps.
"Ed" Phelps's Absurd Explanations About That Agreement to Bribe; He Was Trying to Catch 'Nellie Bly' All the Time; Why, Oh! Why, Then, Did He Give Written Memoranda and Hang About the St. James Hotel?; Talk of a Legislative Investigation; Why Not a Grand Jury Indictment In This County? Comments in This City and Albany
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Part Two of Bly's pose as a client for the lobby king of Albany in her purported attempt to get a bill killed.
Edward R. Phelps Caught in a Neatly Laid Trap; Nellie Bly's Interesting Experience in Albany; How the Lobby King Contracts to Kill Bills for Cash; Dealing with Legislators as with Purchasable Chattels; Phelps Furnishes 'The World' with a List of Assembly Commissioners Who Are Bribable; His Agreement to Kill Assembly Bill No. 191 for $5,000; Afterwards Concludes to Take Less; The Check to Be Made Out to His Side Partner, J.W. Chesbrough; "I Have Control of the House and Can Pass or Kill Any Bill"; A Revelation of Baseness that Should Fill the State with Indignation; The Watch Here
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Bly's expose of Albany's Lobby King, Edward Phelps, by posing as a prospective client who, on behalf of her husband's business, wanted to get a bill killed.
Nellie Bly Too Sharp for Island Doctors; Nine Days Life in Calico; The Sun Finishes Up Its Story of the "Pretty Crazy Girl"; Questioned, Prescribed for, Locked in a Bare Cell Every Night; Uniformed in Furniture Goods; Bathed by Alien Hands; Washed Regularly Without Her Own Hands After Every Meal of Coarse Food; Silly and Uncouth Companions in Whose Childish Pleasure She Did Not Join; Her Deception Successful; Incidents of Her Adventure and Official Accounts of It
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more coverage by the World's competitors of the mysterious insane girl.
She Tells a Little About Herself, but is a Mystery Yet
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More coverage by the World's competitors of the mysterious insane girl.
No One Claims the Pretty Crazy Girl at Bellevue
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More follow-up from the World's competitors on the mysterious insane girl.
She Is Pretty, Well Dressed and Speaks Spanish; She Wandered into Matron Stenard's Home for Women and Asked for a Pistol to Protect Herself
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The Sun's reporter, as well as reporters from other of the World's competitors, encounters the mysterious insane girl.
The Grand Jury Reports on Abuses at Blackwell's Island Asylum; Its Eyes Opened by THE WORLD's Account of the Horrors of the Place - Condemning the Junior Physicians and the Nurses as Incompetent - Recommending the Employment of Female Doctors
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How Nellie Bly's Work Will Help the City's Insane; Her Stories of the Treatment of Patients on Blackwell's Island Induce the Board of Estimate and Apportionment to Grant More Money to the Charity Commissioners - The Mayor Warns Dr. McDonald
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Nellie Bly's Story Has ... Impression on Commissioners
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Nellie Bly Contradicts a Recent Article in The Sun; She Gives Many Additional Facts About Her Remarkable Sojourn on Blackwell's Island; More Praise for Dr. Ingram; He Is the Right Man in the Right Place; The Other Doctors Heartless and Careless
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Nellie Bly Exposes a Snare For Swindling Poor Women; A Contemptible Scheme to Rob Needy Girls Who Seek Employment; Heartless Women Who Promise to Find Work for Scarf-Makers and Lure Them Into Their Clutches; Demanding Pay for Instruction They Never Give, and, After Taking the Last Penny, Turning Them Out With No Effort to Secure Employment; Sad Stories of the Wretched Swindle from the Lips of Helpless Girls and Bereaved MothersthU
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Bly did not go undercover for this one but interviewed the many women writing to the World to tell of their misfortune.
Nellie Bly in Short Gauze Skirts Kicks at a Mark
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"Six Columns of Excuses, Apologies, Defenses—Somebody Ought to Have Found Out that the Plucky Representative of 'The World' Was Not Insance, of Course, but Nobody Is to Blame, as Usual."
The World's Follow-up on the first installment of Bly's insane asylum exposé.
Nellie Bly Too Sharp for Island Doctors; Nine Days in Calico; The Sun Finishes Up Its Story of the 'Pretty Crazy Girl'
The New York Sun attempts to steal a march on the New York World's scoop after Nellie Bly's ten-days in the women's lunatic asylum on Blackwell's Island.
"She Has Herself Arrested to Gain Entrance to a Station-House"
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Bly gets herself arrested to experience life for a woman in jail.
Nellie Bly Spends the Two Hottest Days of the Year in the Largest "Double Decker" in Town; 3,532 People in the Block; One Family Occupying Only Three Rooms Have Eight Boarders and Lodgers; Sleeping on the Fire-Escapes; No Scenes of Disturbance or DIsorder Among the Throngs of Over-Crowded Tenants; Strange Phases of Life in a Big City; An Interesting Chat with the Janitress of the Big Double-Decker Tenement House
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Bly spends the hottest nights of the year in New York's biggest tenement apartment.
"Nellie Bly Makes a Test of the Private Spy Nuisance"
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She Wears a Scant Costume; Marches with the Amazons
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Bly writes about her turn on the stage as a member of the dancing chorus line for "The Amazon March."
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