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1930, Apr 4-Dead poet-Greeley Daily Tribune--p 4.jpg
This poem, written by Lord Alfred Douglas, a young man who had a torrid homosexual relationship with Wilde and eventually was the key witness in his arrest and incarceration for "gross indecency" in 1895, appears in full, without comment in the…

1898-1-27-Boys Smoking Effeminate-Greeley Tribune-pp 1.jpg
The Greeley Tribune notes a campaign by the Fort Collins Express to limit the appeal of smoking for boys in the city of Fort Collins. The article notes both concerns about how the habit might make boys "effeminate" and harm their "secret organs"…

1909-May 5-Greeley Tribune-pp 1.jpg
A brief account of the arrest of a young man as a "degenerate" and "moral pervert." While the specifics of his crime are not detailed in the account, both terms were used to describe those accused of sodomy and similar offenses in the early 20th…

A century of change.pdf
An account on changes in the news industry that included mention of newspapers coverage of sodomy. The article appeared in the Greeley Tribune on April 6, 1893; however, the story was taken from the American Press Association and likely appeared in…
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