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Portsmouth Public Library Index to Local Newspaper Headlines 1905-06

October 1905 

October 2, 1905       Treaty of Portsmouth: How French Correspondent Outwitted Russian (Portsmouth Herald)

October 5, 1905       Peace Parley Echoes: President's Experience In Dealing With the Envoys: How Obstacles Were Overcome (States and Union)

October 6, 1905       M. Witte Scored: Enemies of Great Russian Show Their Hand (Portsmouth Herald)

October 14, 1905      Treaty of Portsmouth: Ratification at National Capitol Today (Portsmouth Herald)

October 16, 1905      Treaty Signed: Both Czar and Micado Affix Signatures (Portsmouth Herald)

October 17, 1905      Komura Now at Home: Pubic Reception was Not Enthusiastic (Portsmouth Herald)

October 25, 1905      First Peace Treaty: Signed in Portsmouth on Oct. 29, 1712 (Portsmouth Herald)

October 28, 1905      Moving Picture Exhibition: Peace Conference Views and Others to be Shown (Portsmouth Herald)

October 30, 1905      Moving Pictures Coming: Exhibition of Peace Conference and Other Views (Portsmouth Herald)

October 31, 1905      Peace Conference Pictures (Portsmouth Herald)

November 1905

November 4, 1905     At Music Hall: Moving Picture Exhibition Makes a Second Hit (Portsmouth Herald)

November 7, 1905     Peace Conference Pictures (Portsmouth Herald)

November 8, 1905     Advertisement: Music Hall: Empire Moving Picture (Portsmouth Herald)

November 10,1905    At Music Hall: Moving Pictures Were the Attraction of Last Evening (Portsmouth Herald)

November 25, 1905   A Slight Hitch: Blocks the Portsmouth Peace Treaty (Portsmouth Herald)

November 29, 1905   Fruits of Treaty: Discussed by the Boys Debating Club (Portsmouth Herald)     

December 1905

December 4, 1905     In the Treaty Room: Emblems Sunk in Floor of Apartment (Portsmouth Herald)

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For a Russian-language description of the Treaty exhibit click here.

For the Russian-language Library of Congress description of the Treaty of Portsmouth, click here.


 News and Links

To learn nore, the following books are available, click here to order:

Heroes & Friends: Behind the Scenes of the Treaty of Portsmouth by Michiko Nakanishi

There Are No Victors Here: A Local Perspective on the Treaty of Portsmouth by Peter E. Randall

Also available, click here for ordering:


An Uncommon Commitment to Peace Exhibit Catalogue published by the Japan-America Society of NH

Blessed Are the Peacemakers: The Service of Thanksgiving for the Portsmouth Treaty, September 5, 1905 by Marina Grot Turkevich Naumann

Original 1905 newsreel footage on DVD

Treaty of Portsmouth 1905-2005 book of reproduction historical postcards.

The Portsmouth Peace Process: Guide for Teachers by Northeast Cultural Coop

Portsmouth Peace Treaty Trail

For hours, directions, details on the Portsmouth Historical Society museum where the Portsmouth Peace Treaty exhibit is displayed, click here.

For hours, directions, details on Strawbery Banke Museum and the Shapiro House, owned by one of the founders of Temple Israel who figured in the Treaty citizen diplomacy, click here.

For information about Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and Building 86 where the formal negotiations were held. click here.

For more information about Wentworth By the Sea Hotel, where both delegations stayed, click here.

For more information about Green Acre Bahai School and Sarah Farmer's commitment to the peace process, click here.

The Portsmouth Public Library maintains an micorfilm archive of local newspapers and an index of the relevant Treaty reporting and other related materials. The archive of original newspapers, photographs and other documents is maintained by the Portsmouth Athenaeum.



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