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I have never written a word that did not come from my heart. I never shall."

The Evening-Journal; January 8, 1922

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Books by Nellie

AROUND THE WORLD IN 72 DAYS

1890 - Pictorial Weeklies Company

Inspired by Jules Verne, Nellie recounts her record-breaking trip around the world.


TEN DAYS IN A MAD-HOUSE

1887 - Ian L. Munro, Publisher

Taken from her articles in The New York World, Nellie re-tells the story of her experience at Bellevue Hospital on Blackwell's Island.


Articles by Nellie

A NEW TRICK IN “BARGAINS”

March 18, 1894 - The New York World

"Nellie Bly Discovers An Enterprising Woman Who Makes You Think You Are Getting Things Very Cheap."


A PLUCKY WOMAN

May 31, 1885 - The Pittsburgh Dispatch

How Miss Ober, of Opera Fame, Has Stemmed the Tide and Made a Fortune In Six Years. Satisfied to Rest Under Her Own Vine and Fig Tree Henceforth. A Happy Family Behind The Scene.


ARE YOU AN ANARCHIST?

July 17, 1894 - The New York World

"Nellie Bly Asked Gov. Altgeld The Question And He Said, 'Pshaw.'"


BEHIND ASYLUM BARS

October 9, 1887 - The New York World

The Mystery of the Unknown Insane Girl - How Nellie Brown Deceived Judges, Reporters and Medical Experts - She Tells Her Story of How She Passed at Bellvue Hospital.


BYRNES AND NELLIE BLY

August 1, 1894 - The New York World

"He Tells Her All And She Enlightens Him Considerably. The First Among Detectives."


CHEERS FOR NELLIE BLY

July 15, 1894 - The New York World

"She Goes Out To Pullman Once More And Has To Make A Speech. She Is A Good Striker Now."


CRUELTIES AT THE ZOO

September 17, 1894 - The New York World

"Supt. Haines, Of The S.P.C.A. Investigating Cases Of Mismanagement. Nellie Bly's Sharp Questions. Instances Of Neglect Of Animals Well Known, But The Law Limits The Society's Remedial Powers."


DEAD STREW TRENCHES

December 12, 1914 - The New York Evening Journal

"Nellie Bly At The Scene Of Slaughter." Part 3 in her report from the battlefields of World War I.


DEAF DUMB AND BLIND

February 17, 1889 - The New York World

"Nellie Bly Visits The Most Remarkable Woman In The World. Laura Bridgman Has Accomplished Almost Miracles."


DR. PARKHURST TO NELLIE BLY

December 10, 1893 - The New York World

"The President For The Suppression Of Crime Explains His Motives And His Methods Of Work."


EXPOSED BY NELLIE BLY

November 11, 1888 - The New York World

"Swindling 'Magnetic' Doctor Caught At His Tricks."


GIRLS OF THE WILD WEST

July 8, 1888

Nellie Goes Down And Makes Friends With The Riders! The ladies of the Show Are Just Like Nice Girls Everywhere - Miss Hickok Has a Bridle Made from Hair Taken from Scalped Indians - How They Learned to Ride and Shoot Out West When Young.


GOV. ALTGELD A SICK MAN

September 15, 1894 - The New York World

He Informs Nellie Bly That He Is Threatened With Nervous Collapse. Western Doctors Talked To Him Of Death, So He Came On To This City To Consult Experts. His Live Views On Timely Topics.


HOMELESS, HOPELESS!

February 9, 1896 - The New York World

"Nellie Bly In A Night Haunt Of The City's Wretchedest Of Women."


HOW A BOWERY TRAMP GOT INTO SOCIETY

November 25, 1894 - The New York World

"Nellie Bly Has A Talk With Mr. John Garvey, The Knight Of The Road Who Slept In Mr. Astor's Bed."


IN QUAINT OLD ECONOMY

January 8, 1888 - The New York World

"There Dwells A Sect With More Millions Than Members."


IN THE BIGGEST NEW YORK TENEMENT

August 5, 1894 - The New York World

Nellie Bly Spends The Two Hottest Days Of The Years In The Largest "Double Decker" In Town. 3,532 People In The Block. One Family Occupying Only Three Rooms Have Eight Boarders And Lodgers.


IN THE MAGDALEN’S HOME

February 12, 1888 - The New York World

"Nellie Bly's Visit To An Institution For Unfortunate Women."


IN TRINITY’S TENEMENTS

December 17, 1894 - The New York World

Nellie Bly Visits Many Miserable Homes Homes Owned By That Corporation. Wretchedness And Squalor. Outrageous rents For Filthy Dens In Foul, Rickety, Leaky, Unsanitary Hovels. Death, Too, Lurks In Many Of Them.


INSIDE THE MADHOUSE

October 16, 1887 - The New York World

(Sequel to "Behind Asylum Bars") Nellie Bly's Experience In the Blackwell's Island Asylum - Continuation of the Story of Ten Days With Lunatics - How The City's Unfortunate Wards Are Fed and Treated


LEARNING BALLET DANCING

December 18, 1887 - The New York World

"Nellie Bly In Short Guaze Skirts Kicks At A Mask."


MRS. EVA HAMPILTON’S STORY

October 9, 1889 - The New York World

"She Talks Fully To 'Nellie Bly' In Trenton State Prison. Remarkable Statements, If True, Of Her Life Before And After Her Marriage. She Says She Didn't Want To Marry Hamilton, And Tells Why."


MRS. GRANNIS IN TIGHTS

December 3, 1894 - The New York World

Nellie Bly Calls On Her And Sees The Silk garments Which She Wears. Says Low-Neck Gowns Are Not Nice. Honest In Her Opinions, She Tells How A Mission Man Changed Her Old Ideas.


NELLIE BLY AMONG THE STARVING

January 14, 1894 - The New York World

A Startling Picture Of Some Of The Scenes Of Poverty And Suffering In This Great City. Waiting For Death. Fathers, Mothers And Little Children Without Food In The Big East-Side Tenement-Houses.


NELLIE BLY AND COXEY’S ARMY

May 6, 1894 - The New York World

She Led The Half-Starved Commonwealers On Their March Into Washington Last Tuesday. A Visit To The Camp. How The fantastic Parade Of Rag-Tag And Bobtail Was Organized. Coxey's Deluded Followers. A Mysterious, Hazy Notion Among The Rank And File The Work Will Be Provided For All.


NELLIE BLY AND MR. LEXOW

July 1, 1894 - The New York World

The Chairman Of The Senate Investigating Committee Answers Some Very Interesting Questions. More Exposures To Come. What Mr. Lexow Believes Will Be The Ultimate Result Of The Revelations Of Corruption.


NELLIE BLY AND MRS. GOULD

December 31, 1894 - The New York World

The One Tells The How The Other Rose From A Poor Girl To Be A Leader. Only Three Rounds In Her Ladder. First The Stage, Then Charitable Work, And Then That Famous Stroke Buying The Vigilant. She Was Not A Pretty Girl, But Good. And She Early Learned To Dress In Taste And Always Made Herself Agreeable, Wherein Lies The Moral.


NELLIE BLY AND THE BAND OF MERCY

December 31, 1893 - The New York World

Did You Ever Hear Of Such A Crazy Lot Of Cranks As These Deluded Women? Wholesale Cat-Killers. An Odd Gathering Of Curious Women Who Are Devoting Their Lives To Alleviating The Suffering Of Itinerant Cats.


NELLIE BLY AND THE GHOST

February 4, 1894 - The New York World

Armed With Two Pistols, She Passes A Night In That Haunted House At Woodport, N.J. The Spook Not At Home. Waiting For The Appearance Of The Minton Spectre And That Diaphanous Hand.


NELLIE BLY AND THE TIGER

October 3, 1893 - The New York World

How The World's Young Woman Was Treated By The Tammany Chiefs. Fun At The Convention. Speaker Sulzer Says He Does Not Believe In Buying Votes, No Matter What The Emergency.


NELLIE BLY AND THOMAS C. PLATT

December 9, 1894 - The New York World

The Big Republican Chats About Himself, Of Politics And Of Dr. Parkhurst, His Pastor. Believes In Woman Suffrage, Ambitious To See The Republicans Restored To Power And Wishes Office-Seekers Would Give Him A Rest.


NELLIE BLY AND YOUNG ASTOR

May 13, 1894 - The New York World

The Youthful Millionaire Chats Cheerfully About His Personal fads And Fancies. No Business Theories. And His Head Not Bothered By The Management Of The Vast Financial Interests Of The Astor Estate.


NELLIE BLY AS A MESMERIST

March 25, 1888 - The New York World

"The Strange And Awful Experience Of A Certain Mr. Gray."


NELLIE BLY AS A SALVATION ARMY GIRL

October 1, 1893; The New York World

Pathetic Scenes At The Food And Shelter Home In Front Street --- Exorbitant Charges By The Booths For The Salvation Bonnets And Books --- The Good They Do.


NELLIE BLY AS AN ELEPHANT TRAINER

February 23, 1896 - The New York World

Novel and Thrilling Experience With the Immense Animals In Their Winter Home. Perilous Ride On The Ivory Tusks Of Fritz.


NELLIE BLY AT THE FRONT

December 11, 1914 - The New York Evening Journal

"How Wounded Are Cared For. 10 Shots For 10 Men." Part 2 of Nellie's report from the battlefields of World War I.


NELLIE BLY AT THE RACES

July 8, 1894 - The New York World

The Women Enthusiasts Who Are Regular Visitors At The Big Tracks Every Day Of The Season. How They make Bets. Backing Horses On A System And As Well Posted On Jockeys And Records As Any Of The Men.


NELLIE BLY AT WEST POINT

June 9, 1889 - The New York World

She Inspects the Tightly-Laced Young Cadets at Their Maneuvers.


NELLIE BLY IN JAIL

January 20, 1895 - The New York World

Chat With Eugene Victor Debs, The Imprisoned Labor Leader. How He And His Comrades Pass Time. Debs Glad He Is Not Rich. He Would Rather Be An Orator Than To Be A Millionaire, For He Thinks The Wealthy Are Objects Of Pity.


NELLIE BLY ON THE STAGE

March 4, 1888 - The New York World

"She Wears A Scant Costume And marches With The Amazons."


NELLIE BLY ON THE WING

November 11, 1888 - The New York World

"Some Things She Saw, Heard And Experienced While Traveling."


NELLIE BLY SPARS WITH CORBETT

August 12, 1894 - The New York World

Four Rattling Rounds For Blood With The Champion Pugilist According To Prize-Ring Rules. Muldoon The Referee. Bly Draws Blood First And Keeps The Champion On The Run By Her Fierce Upper-Cuts.


NELLIE BLY TO THE YOUNG

August 3, 1893 - The New York World

"Don't Smoke Cigarettes, For 'Tis A Vicious Vice; Learn From The Noble Horse And The Knowing Pup."


NELLIE BLY WITH THE SUFFRAGISTS

January 26, 1896 - The New York World

She Attends Their Washington Convention, Reports Their Sayings And Doings. Susan B. Anthony Presides. Laws Governing Husband And Wife The Subjects Of Animated Discourse.


NELLIE BLY’S COLUMN

September 24, 1893 - The New York World

"This is all my own. Herein every Sunday I may say all I please and what I please."


NELLIE IN MEXICO

February 21, 1886 - The Pittsburgh Dispatch

"She Finds A Great Many Odd Things To Write About. The Fate Of Female Correspondents. Marrying Into Perpetual Slavery."


OUR WICKEDEST SUMMER ESORT

August 19, 1894 - The New York World

Nellie Bly Pictures The Wild Vortex Of Gambling And Betting By Men, Women and Children At Saratoga. Money-Mad By Day And By Night. The Shameful Story Of Vice And Crime. Dissipation And Profligacy At This Once Most Respectable Watering-Place.


OUR WORKSHOP GIRLS

April 12, 1885 - The Pittsburgh Dispatch

A Capter On Boots, Shoes, Slippers And Their Manufacture. Types Of Fair Female Workers. Sketched From Life In Order To Show To The World The Faces Of Pretty Girls At Work In Our Factories.


PERILS OF THE CHOLERA

December 10, 1914 - The New York Evening Journal

Nellie Bly reports from the battlefields of World War I.


SHOULD WOMEN PROPOSE?

Novemeber 11, 1888 - The New York World

"Nellie Bly Advances Arguments In The Affirmative."


SOME LADIES WHO FENCE

March 11, 1888 - The New York World

"Nellie Bly Takes A Hand At Foils And Likes The Exercise."


THE SIREN OF THE COLEMAN HOUSE

February 18, 1894 - The New York World

A Nest Of Gamblers; A Big Broadway Hotel As A Screen And A Clever Woman As The "Capper." To Ensnare Nellie Bly. The Wiles And Tricks Of A Skilful Adventuress And Schemes To Victimize Women Who Have Money.


TRYING TO BE A SERVANT

October 30, 1887 - The New York World

"Nellie Bly's Strange Experience At Two Employment Agencies"


WANTED - A FEW HUSBANDS

December 4, 1887 - The New York World

"Nellie Bly's Strange Experience At A Noted Matrimonial Agency."


WHAT BECOMES OF BABIES

Novemeber 6, 1887 - The New York World

"Hundreds And Hundreds Of Little Ones Given Away Yearly... A Money-Making Trade In Humanity."


WOMAN IN THE PULPIT

January 27, 1896 - New York World

Nellie Bly Reports a Sermon by One of the Women Suffrage Preachers. ORATOR, EDITOR, REFORMER, POET. Naturally Enough, The Sermon Was an Exposition of the Suffragist Views. SOME HUMOROUS TOUCHES IN IT. Everybody Laughed When She Said that Men Were Spurred to Work by Jealousy.


WORKED BY THE HINDOO IDOL

March 25, 1894 - The New York World

Nellie Bly Sees Through The Pretended Supernatural Wonders Of The Nimble-Fingered Jugglers. The Basket Trick Explained. A Private Seance With The Oriental Magicians Who Mystified Visitors To The Midway Plaisance.


WORKING GIRLS BEWARE

February 3, 1889 - The New York World

Nellie Bly Exposes A Snare For Swindling Poor Women. A Contemptible Scheme To Rob Needy Girls Who Seek Employment.