Scope and content
These three scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings containing not only text, but also a number of images. The articles address various aspects of the Spanish-American War, including the origins of the war, battle summaries and war updates, numerous reports and statements made by president William McKinley and other government officials. The articles come from a variety of news sources, including the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Evening Post, Chicago Times-Herald, New York World, New York Herald and New York Journal.
System of arrangement
The scrapbooks are arranged in chronological order.