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Portsmouth Public Library Index to Local Newspaper Headline 1906

1906 (from Portsmouth Herald)

January 23, 1906      Gift to Mayflower: By Baron Rosen and Count Witte

January 23, 1906      Treaty of Portsmouth 

January 24, 1906      Going to Japan: Asakawa Accepts and Important Mission

February 5, 1906      May not be Placed: Bronze Tablet In the Peace Building

March 1, 1906          A Bronze Tablet: Designed For Peace Conference Building: Work of Casting it Stopped, However

May 16, 1906           Famous Jap Baron: Anticipates a Visit to Peace Conference City

August 25, 1906       Will Celebrate: Admiral Mead to Observe Peace Day: Program is Now Being Planned

August 28, 1906       Unveiling of Tablet: Will Constitute Peace Day Celebration This Year

September 4, 1906    For Peace Day: The Program As Arranged At the Navy Yard: Is Now For The First Time Publicly Announced

September 5, 1906    The Treaty Was Signed A Year Ago:  Epoch-Making War Between Russia and Japan Was Ended on Sept. 5, 1905

September 6, 1906    Peace Fund: First Annual Distribution Made: On Peace Day by Governor McLane: Cottage Hospital in this city gets $200.

September 6, 1906    Text of Address: Delivered by President Wm. J. Tucker: At Peace Day Exercises at the Navy Yard

September 7, 1906    A Peace Service: To Be Held On Sunday at Historic Christ Church

September 10, 1906  Our Peace Table: Some Very Interesting Fact Concerning It

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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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