|Periodical:||Freethinkers Magazine | The Free Thought Magazine|
From Pat Deveney's database:
Freethinkers' Magazine, The.
In 1895 the name of the journal was changed to the Free Thought Magazine. This is a free-thought journal with a great deal of material on spiritualism (reflecting the earlier common front of the two movements), Theosophy, and the like. A.L. Rawson was a frequent contributor (including a piece on his introducing the English scientist John Tyndall to hashish); John C. Bundy merited an obituary; and W.E. Coleman, Lyman C. Howe, J.M. Peebles, et al. regularly appeared. Green (1828-1903) was involved in every liberal reformatory movement of his time and like his fellow liberals had trouble following the movement into the open advocacy of “free love” and was unceasing in criticizing Moses Harmon and his ilk. LOC; NYPL; University of Chicago, etc.
Free Thought Magazine, The.
Green killed himself in November 1903 and the journal was combined with The Torch of Reason, published by T.B. Wakeman and Pearl Geer, to form The Liberal Review. In 1895, Green announced that he would start a semi-monthly publication, The Peoples’ Voice, devoted to "letters from the people—the real people of the country." (Religio-Philosophical Journal, February 23, 1895) The venture was to be funded by requiring that each letter be accompanied by a dime. If Green carried through the scheme, no issue has survived. On Free Thought Magazine, see Macdonald, Fifty Years of Freethought 2:238. Editorial contributors: B.F. Underwood; Thaddeus B. Wakeman; C.B. Waite; George J. Holyoake; Helen H. Gardener; and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. In 1901 the journal carried a series of articles by J.M. Peebles that reviewed his experience of spiritualism over almost 50 years. University of Chicago microfilm.
|Issues:||Freethinkers Magazine V5 1887 Partial|
|Freethinkers Magazine V11 1893|
|Free Thought Magazine V12 1894|
|Free Thought Magazine V13 1895|
|Free Thought Magazine V14 1896|
|Free Thought Magazine V15 1897|
|Free Thought Magazine V16 1898|
|Free Thought Magazine V17 1899|
|Free Thought Magazine V18 1900|
|Free Thought Magazine V19 1901|
|Free Thought Magazine V20 1902|
|Free Thought Magazine V21 1903|
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