introduction not listed by title by place by editor by publisher by special subject covers
1789-1810 1811-1820 1821-1830 1831-1840 1841-1850 1851-1860 1861-1872

American children’s periodicals by place, 1789-1872

This bibliography—with an introduction—is available as an ebook from Barnes & Noble and amazon.com.

[NOTE: Titles listed here are organized by state, then by city or town, then alphabetically.]

NO STATE INDICATED

Steubenville

Sabbath School Magazine (1832)

ALABAMA

Marion

Kind Words for the Sunday School Children (Jan 1866-29 Sept 1929)

Montgomery

Our Friend (25 Dec 1865-1906?)

ARKANSAS

Little Rock

Monday Express (in 1852)

Youth’s Banner (1852-after May 1853)

CALIFORNIA

Mountain View

Our Little Friend (about 1871)

San Francisco

The Little Pioneer (Jan 1860-1861?)

California Youths’ Companion • Pacific Pioneer and Youth’s Literary Companion (3 Dec 1864-after 27 Jan 1867)

The Pacific Youth (1870-after June 1871)

CONNECTICUT

Colchester

Monthly Preceptor; or, Universal Repository of Knowledge, Instruction and Amusement (1815)

Hartford

Children’s Magazine (Jan-April 1789)

New Haven

Youth’s Repository of Christian Knowledge (March, Sept 1813)

The Guardian, or Youth’s Religious Instructor (Jan 1819-Dec 1824)

The Sabbath School Repository and Teacher’s Assistant (Jan-Dec 1823)

The Guardian and Monitor (Jan 1825-Dec 1828)

The Child’s Cabinet (1832)

Companion for Youth (17 Nov 1838-27 April 1839)

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Washington

Friend of Youth (Nov 1849-Oct 1852)

The Youth’s Instructor; Instructor (1852-after Jan 14 1936)

Boys’ Ledger (1872-1873?)

GEORGIA

Youth’s Repertory and Child’s Magazine (Sept 1831)

Athens

The Schoolfellow (Jan 1849-Sept 1857)

Atlanta

Kind Words for the Sunday School Children (Jan 1866-29 Sept 1929)

Augusta

The Youth’s Friend (8 Feb 1850-)

Columbus

Youth’s Companion (Columbus, GA; 1843)

Macon

Youth’s Repertory and Child’s Magazine (Sept 1831-)

Youth’s Gem and Southern Cadet (Jan 1851-?)

The Child’s Index; Child’s Delight (Sept 1862-1869)

Children’s Guide (July 1863-Aug 1865)

Kind Words for the Sunday School Children (Jan 1866-29 Sept 1929)

The Burke’s Weekly for Boys and Girls; Burke’s Magazine for Boys and Girls (6 July 1867-Dec 1871)

HAWAII

Honolulu

Ke Alaula (April 1866-March 1873)

Ke Kumu Kamalii (Jan-Dec 1837)

ILLINOIS

Chicago

Sunday School Advocate (5 Oct 1841-31 Dec 1921)

The Youth’s Gazette (1843-26 July 1843)

The Well-spring; The Wellspring for Young People; The Well-spring and Missionary Echoes; The Wellspring (5 Jan 1844-1928)

Youth’s Western Banner (Aug 1853-1853)

Young Catholic’s Friend (1865-1880?)

Our Young Folks (Jan 1865-Dec 1873)

The Little Corporal (July 1865-April 1875)

Little Bouquet; Little Bouquets; Lyceum Banner; Little Bouquet (15 May 1866-after Dec 1876)

The Young Catholic’s Guide (May 1867-April 1870)

The Sunday School Messenger (1868-after June 1875)

The Little Folks (1869-1877)

The Bright Side; Bright Side and Family Circle (July 1869-after 29 June 1873)

Sunday School Companion (Jan 1869-1904)

The Little Watchman (1870-1876)

Young Folks’ Monthly (1870-1883)

Young Folks’ Rural (1870-1881)

The Little Corporal’s School Festival; School Festival; National School Festival (Jan 1870-1874)

The Young Pilot; Young Pilot and Little Men (Nov 1870-Sept 1871)

Child’s Friend (1872-after 1873)

What Next? (March 1872-1874)

Plano

Zion’s Hope (1869-1972)

INDIANA

Indianapolis

The Little Sower (Jan 1865-after April 1877)

The Little Chief (Jan 1867-Feb 1872)

The Sparkling Gem (1867-after 1868)

The Laurel Wreath (1872?-after 1874)

Middlefork, Ripley County

The Youth’s Casket (early 1850-1852?)

Olean

The Genius of Youth (1 June 1852-mid/late 1852)

KENTUCKY

Lexington

Western Sabbath School Repository, and Friend of Youth (1833)

Louisville

The School and Family Visitor (April-Sept 1864)

The School and Fireside (11 Jan-after 10 May 1867)

LOUISIANA

Mt. Lebanon

Children of the West (1868-1869)

New Orleans

The Child’s Paper (Jan 1852-1897?)

Our Paper (1861)

Der Kinderfreund (1872-1874?)

MAINE

Augusta

Our Young Folks’ Illustrated Paper (1 Oct 1871-15 Dec 1873)

Bangor

Family and School Visitor (Jan 1839-before 31 July 1839)

Belfast

The Juvenile Magazine (April 1823)

Bowdoinham

What Not (1859-1860)

Brunswick

The Juvenile Key; Family Pioneer and Juvenile Key (18 Sept 1830-23 May 1837)

Juvenile Temperance Watchman; Juvenile Watchman (2 Jan 1854-)

Dexter

Youth’s Cabinet and Little Joker (April 1857-after June 1857)

Lewiston

Uncle Peter’s Juvenile Cabinet; The Youth’s Cabinet (May 1846?-?)

Mount Vernon

Young Folks’ Monitor, and The World We Live In (April 1861-)

Portland

Youth’s Companion; Youth’s Companion and Sabbath School Recorder; The Youth’s Companion (16 April 1827-Sept 1929)

The Juvenile Reformer and Sabbath School Instructor; Journal of Reform (May 1830-17 May 1837)

Family and School Visitor (Jan 1839-before 31 July 1839)

Youth’s Monitor (1840-1842)

Youth’s Family Instructor and Sunday School Visitor (7 Jan 1841-after May 1842)

The Eastern Rose-Bud; Eastern Rose-Bud and Sabbath School Companion (6 March 1841-22 April 1843)

The Scholars’ Leaf of the Tree of Knowledge (6 Jan 1849-16 Dec 1850)

The Child’s Magazine (May 1857-April 1858)

Young People’s Helper; Young People’s Helper and Temperance Visitor (1862-after Jan 1872)

The Youth’s Friend (Jan 1866)

Rockland

Band of Hope Visitor (1859)

The Maine Spectator • The Spectator (Jan 8-June 1859)

The Youth’s Temperance Visitor (Feb 1860-April 1861, Sept 1862-after Jan 1872)

Young People’s Helper • Young People’s Helper and Temperance Visitor (1862-after Jan 1872)

MARYLAND

Baltimore

Youth’s Literary Gazette (1 Dec 1832-22 Nov 1833)

Juvenile Mirror and Youth’s Literary Companion (1841)

The Child’s Paper (Jan 1852-1897?)

The Catholic Youth’s Magazine (Sept 1857-Aug 1861)

Die Taube (1859-1862)

Kinderzeitung (15 April 1859-15 March 1862)

Southern Boys’ and Girls’ Monthly (Jan 1867-July 1868)

Edgewood

The Weekly Magpie (30 April?-29 Oct 1859)

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston

The Fly; or Juvenile Miscellany (16 Oct 1805-2 April 1806)

The Sunday Scholars’ Magazine; or, Monthly Reward Book (Jan 1821-)

The Monitor (Jan 1823-Dec 1824)

The Juvenile Miscellany (Sept 1826-Feb 1836; April 1836)

Youth’s Gazette (13 Jan 1827-)

Youth’s Companion; Youth’s Companion and Sabbath School Recorder; The Youth’s Companion (16 April 1827-Sept 1929)

Youth’s Magazine; or, Spirit of the Juvenile Miscellany (Jan-Dec 1830)

Classical Journal and Scholar’s Review; Juvenile Rambler; Juvenile Rambler, or, Family and School Journal (Jan 1830-26 Dec 1833)

Expostulator, or Young Catholic’s Guide (31 March 1830-23 March 1831)

The Sabbath School Visiter (1833-Dec 1843)

Parley’s Magazine (16 March 1833-1844)

Juvenile Watchman (8 March, 26 April 1833-1835)

The Juvenile Repository (6 July 1833-1834?)

The Child’s Universalist Gazette, and Monthly Visiter • The Child’s Gazette (12 July 1834, Jan 1835)

The Family School (Sept, Nov 1836)

Youth’s Cabinet; The Youth’s Cabinet; New-York Teacher’s Lyceum; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet and Uncle Frank’s Dollar Magazine (28 April 1837-March 1857)

Sabbath School Messenger (June 1837-16 April 1846)

Sabbath School Contributor; Light of Zion, and Sabbath School Contributor (6 June 1839-22 June 1843)

The Young Catholics’ Friend (also, Young Catholic’s Friend) (6 May 1840-after 26 Dec 1840)

Cold Water Army and Youth’s Picnic; Cold Water Army (Aug 1841-1843)

Robert Merry’s Museum (Feb 1841-Nov 1872)

Youth’s Medallion (17 April 1841-10 Dec 1842)

Sunday School Advocate (5 Oct 1841-31 Dec 1921)

The Wreath (1 Nov 1842-1 June 1843)

The Juvenile Wesleyan (1843-1852?)

Youth’s Guide and Star (Jan-July 1843)

Boys’ and Girls’ Magazine; Boys’ & Girls’ Monthly Library (Jan 1843-after March 1844)

New Church Magazine for Children; The Children’s New-Church Magazine (Jan 1843-1891?)

Youth’s Penny Gazette • The Youth’s Sunday-School Gazette (also The Youth’s Sunday School Gazette) (11 Jan 1843-1861)

The Child’s Friend; The Child’s Friend and Youth’s Magazine; The Child’s Friend and Family Magazine (Oct 1843-Oct 1858)

The Young Reaper (Jan 1844-1856)

The Well-spring; The Wellspring for Young People; The Well-spring and Missionary Echoes; The Wellspring (5 Jan 1844-1928)

The Penny Library for School Children (1 April-3 June 1845)

The Monthly Rose; The Monthly Rose, and Literary Cabinet; The Monthly Rose, and Otis School Cabinet; The Monthly Rose, and School Cabinet; The Monthly Rose, and Literary Cabinet; The Monthly Rose (July 1845-after Nov 1847)

Children’s Advent Herald ; Youth’s Guide (May 1846-1860?)

The Young American’s Magazine of Self-Improvement (Jan-Dec 1847)

The Playmate (Sept 1847-May 1848)

The Child’s Gospel Guide (1847-1849)

The Boys’ and Girls’ Magazine, and Fireside Companion; Forrester’s Boys’ and Girls’ Magazine, and Fireside Companion (Jan 1848-Dec 1857)

Juvenile Gazette (18 March 1848-?)

Sunday School Gazette; The Dayspring (4 Aug 1849-after Dec 1879)

The Dayspring • Youth’s Dayspring (Jan 1842-Dec 1855)

Youth’s Monthly Magazine (July 1850-June 1851?)

The Myrtle (2 Aug 1851-1918)

The Child’s Paper (Jan 1852-1897?)

The Schoolmate (Feb 1852-Oct 1855)

Monthly Instructor and Fire Side Companion; Forrester’s Playmate; Youth’s Casket and Playmate (July 1854-after April 1867)

The Pupil: A Monthly Treasury for School Children (Oct 1855-March 1856?)

The Student and Schoolmate; The Student and Schoolmate, and Forrester’s Boy’s and Girl’s Magazine; The Student and Schoolmate; The Schoolmate (Nov 1855-1872)

Young Reaper; The Young Reaper (Jan 1857-1908?)

The Excelsior (1858)

The Sparkling Fount (1858-)

Sargent’s School Monthly (Jan-Nov? 1858)

Young America Monthly Magazine (Jan-Dec 1858)

Young America and Excelsior (Feb-April 1859?)

The Little-Pig Monthly (May, July 1859)

The Child at Home (Dec 1859-1879?)

Young Folks’ Monitor, and The World We Live In (April 1861-)

The Young Pilgrim (Sept 1863-after 1925)

The Youth’s Visitor (Jan 1864-Oct 1872)

Spare Hours (Jan-Dec 1866)

The Nursery (Jan 1867-Oct 1880)

Oliver Optic’s Magazine: Our Boys and Girls; Oliver Optic’s Magazine (5 Jan 1867-Dec 1875)

The Young Crusader (also Young Crusader) (Jan 1869-Oct 1875?)

The Infants’ Delight; Infants’ Delight (1870-after Dec 1872)

Young Sportsman (Jan 1870-?)

Work and Play (Jan 1870-March 1872)

Loving Words for Children (1871-after 1872)

Apples of Gold (1871-1917)

Every Boy’s Magazine (1871-)

Little Christian (1871-1904?)

Brookline

The Young American (7 Oct 1857-1 Sept 1858)

Cambridge

The Child’s Friend; The Child’s Friend and Youth’s Magazine; The Child’s Friend and Family Magazine (Oct 1843-Oct 1858)

Charlestown

The Bouquet (Dec 1841-23 Dec 1843)

The Young Ladies’ Casket (1841-24 March 1842)

Boys’ Monthly Gazette (May 1857-April 1858?)

East Boston

The Little Corporal’s School Festival; School Festival; National School Festival (Jan 1870-1874)

Groton

The Golden Rule (May 1846-)

Lowell

The Rose Bud (March 1832-after Feb 1834?)

Lynn

Sabbath School Contributor; Light of Zion, and Sabbath School Contributor (6 June 1839-22 June 1843)

Malden

Sabbath School Contributor • Light of Zion, and Sabbath School Contributor (6 June 1839-22 June 1843)

Mendon

Juvenile Gazette (2 July 1831)

Roxbury

Pioneer (4 May 1857-13 Oct 1858)

Salem

The Hive (27 Sept 1828-20 Sept 1830)

The Asteroid (1 Aug 1848-after July 1849?)

Westfield

The Scholar’s Quarterly Journal; The Scholar’s Journal (Feb 1828-15 Nov 1829)

MICHIGAN

Battlecreek

Youth’s Instructor; Insight (Aug 1852-present?)

Detroit

The Little Wolverine (May-August 1854)

Hillsdale

Union Sunday School Visitor (1850-1853?)

MINNESOTA

Minneapolis

The Minnesota Pupil • The Minnesota Pupil and Youth’s National Gazette (Dec 1868-after 1872)

The Young Minnesotian (19 April 1869-6 Dec 1870)

MISSOURI

St. Louis

Sabbath School Star (Feb 1863-after 1870)

The Young Evangelist (1865-1906?)

Die Christliche Kinderzeitung (1867-1885?)

Golden Hours (Jan 1869-1880)

Lutherisches Kinder- und Jugendblatt (Jan 1871-Dec 1938)

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Concord

Uncle Ezekiel’s Youth’s Cabinet (May 1844-15 March 1846?)

The Mountain Rill (April 1845-after May 1845)

Dover

The Sabbath School Repository (1841)

The Myrtle (17 May 1845-31 Dec 1904)

Papermill Village

The Youth’s Pictorial Magazine (May 1848)

Portsmouth

The Young Sportsman (1870?-after April 1872)

NEW JERSEY

New Brunswick

The Juvenile Lyceum (21 Jan 1837-after 25 April 1837?)

Newark

Youth’s Family Instructor and Sunday School Visitor (7 Jan 1841-after May 1842)

NEW YORK

The Youth’s Friend (El amigo de la juventud) (May 1825)

Albany

Children’s Friend (Jan 1826-1827?)

The Sabbath School Messenger, and Children’s Friend (Oct 1828-Sept 1829?)

The Sabbath School Messenger, and Children’s Friend (1 May 1831-1832?)

Youth’s Literary Messenger (Albany, NY; 1838)

Youth’s Temperance Enterprise (1842-1847)

The Bee (9 March 1844-22 April 1845)

The Monthly Rose (Jan-Dec 1845)

Young Americans (1867-1904)

Auburn

The Orphans’ Friend (1858-after 1882)

Buffalo

The Youth’s Casket (Jan 1852-Dec 1857)

Der Schul- und Hausfreund (1853-)

The Sunday School Standard (1865?-)

The Young American (April-Dec 1869)

Our Leisure Moments (Feb 1870-1900s)

DeRuyter

The Sabbath School Gem (1863-1864, 1869-1873)

Horicon

Youth’s Manual • The Weekly Manual • The Youth’s Manual • The Temperance Star • The Youth’s Guide (Jan-26 June, Aug-Dec 1868, Jan-Feb, July-Oct, Dec 1869-Jan, April-12 May 1870)

Hudson

Little American (1 Oct 1862-1864)

Martinsburg, NY

Boys’ Journal (July 1868-after 1871?)

New York

The Youth’s News Paper (30 Sept-4 Nov 1797)

Youth’s Magazine: or, Evangelical Miscellany (Jan 1818-)

Youth’s Instructer and Guardian; Youth’s Instructer and Sabbath School and Bible Class Assistant (1823-1832)

The Child’s Magazine (July 1827-1844)

Youth’s Journal (1828-?)

The Children’s Magazine (Jan 1829-1874)

Juvenile Magazine, and Youth’s Monthly Visiter (Oct 1830, Feb 1831-after April 1832)

Mentor and Youth’s Instructive Companion (15 Dec 1830-)

The Youth’s Temperance Lecturer (1832)

Youth’s Companion, and Weekly Family Visitor; Youth’s Companion and Family Visitor (1 April 1832-22 March 1834)

Youth’s Companion, and Weekly Family Visitor; Youth’s Companion and Family Visitor (1 April 1832-22 March 1834)

Youth’s Literary Gazette (1 Dec 1832-22 Nov 1833)

Parley’s Magazine (16 March 1833-1844)

The Guardian (1 Sept-15 Nov 1833)

Sunday School Magazine (1835-1851)

Slave’s Friend (April 1835-before April 1839)

Youth’s Cabinet; The Youth’s Cabinet; New-York Teacher’s Lyceum; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet and Uncle Frank’s Dollar Magazine (28 April 1837-March 1857)

The Children’s Catholic Magazine (March 1838-Feb 1840)

Youth’s Magazine: A Monthly Miscellany (May 1838-April 1841)

The Youth’s Penny Paper (May 1838-after Feb 1839)

The Missionary (1839)

The Juvenile Depository, or Youth’s Mental Casket • Youth’s Mental Casket, and Literary Star • Casket and Star (July 1838-1842?)

Youth’s Temperance Advocate; Youth’s Temperance Advocate and Band of Hope Recorder (Nov 1839-after May 1865)

Young Catholic’s Magazine (Dec 1841-1842?)

The Sabbath School Monitor; Sunday School Monitor; Light Ship and Sabbath School Monitor (1840-1846 or 1847)

Youth’s Family Instructor and Sunday School Visitor (7 Jan 1841-after May 1842)

Robert Merry’s Museum (Feb 1841-Nov 1872)

Sunday School Advocate (5 Oct 1841-31 Dec 1921)

Every Youth’s Gazette; Youth’s Gazette; Peter Parley’s Youth’s Gazette (22 Jan-31 Dec 1842)

Boys’ and Girls’ Literary Bouquet; Boys’ and Girls’ Monthly Bouquet; Boys’ and Girls’ Bouquet (Nov 1842-Dec 1845)

• “Child’s Gazette” (1843)

The Pierian (Jan-Aug 1843)

The Juvenile Wesleyan (1843-1852?)

New Church Magazine for Children; The Children’s New-Church Magazine (Jan 1843-1891?)

Youth’s Penny Gazette • The Youth’s Sunday-School Gazette (also The Youth’s Sunday School Gazette) (11 Jan 1843-1861)

The Child’s Companion and Youth’s Friend (Jan 1845-1846)

The Encourager (Dec 1844-1847?)

Young Churchman’s Miscellany (Jan 1846-Dec 1848)

Young People’s Magazine (Jan-Dec 1846)

The Student; The Student and Family Miscellany (Nov 1848-Oct 1855)

The Student and Young Tutor (Nov 1846-Oct 1848)

The Mt. Vernon Enterprise (1847-?)

The Child’s Gospel Guide (1847-1849)

The Boys’ and Girls’ Magazine, and Fireside Companion; Forrester’s Boys’ and Girls’ Magazine, and Fireside Companion (Jan 1848-Dec 1857)

The Young People’s Mirror and American Family Visitor; Young People’s Mirror; Mirror (1 Jan 1848-1 Dec 1849)

Young People’s Journal of Science, Literature, & Art (Nov 1848-?)

The Bubble (1849?)

The Schoolfellow (Jan 1849-Sept 1857)

The Sunday-Scholar’s Mirror (1847-1850)

The Juvenile Weekly Gazette (9 Feb 1850-13 Dec 1851)

Fireside Miscellany and Young People’s Encyclopedia (Sept 1850-July 1851)

The Standard-Bearer (1851-after 1867)

Youth’s Monitor (1851-after 1854)

The Young Christian (Jan 1851-1859)

The Child’s Paper (Jan 1852-1897?)

The Schoolmate (Feb 1852-Oct 1855)

The Favourite Magazine of Instruction and Amusement for Boys and Girls; The Favorite (April-Sept 1852)

Youth’s Galaxy (Jan-June 1853)

The Student and Schoolmate; The Student and Schoolmate, and Forrester’s Boy’s and Girl’s Magazine; The Student and Schoolmate; The Schoolmate (Nov 1855-1872)

Republication of Parley’s Magazine (1857)

The Young Christian Soldier (1858-1881?)

Boys and Girls Own Magazine (Jan 1859-Dec 1861)

The Little-Pig Monthly (May, July 1859)

The Child at Home (Dec 1859-1879?)

Youth’s Gazette (Jan 1860-after 9 Sept 1865?)

Children’s Guest (Jan 1860-after 1872)

Child’s World • Youth’s World (1862-after 1884)

Little Joker (1863-1866)

Our Young Folks (Jan 1865-Dec 1873)

Youth’s Temperance Banner (Jan 1866-1917)

Frank Leslie’s Children’s Friend; Frank Leslie’s Boys’ and Girls’ Weekly (6 Oct 1866-9 Feb 1884)

Demorest’s Young America (Nov 1866-1875)

Riverside Magazine for Young People (Jan 1867-Dec 1870)

Guiding Star: A Sunday Paper for Boys and Girls (4 July 1868-1873)

Golden Hours (Jan 1869-1880)

Onward; Mayne Reid’s Magazine Onward (Jan 1869-Feb 1870)

The Young Catholic (Oct 1870-after 1872)

Happy Hours (1871-1872)

Young Israel; Libanon (Jan 1871-1900?)

Morning Light (Jan 1871-after 1876)

Nyack

Boys’ and Girls’ New Monthly Magazine (July 1868-)

Ogdensburg

The Boys' Daily Journal • Boys' Journal (1 May 1855-1857)

Port Leyden

The Sabbath School Gem (1863-1864, 1869-1873)

Poughkeepsie

The Branch (1835-1836)

Youth’s Guide to Piety and Virtue • Youth’s Guide to Piety and Virtue, and Literary Casket (3 Sept 1836-after 5 Aug 1837)

The Young Cadet (Aug 1872-)

Rhinecliff

Little American (1 Oct 1862-1864)

Rochester

Youth’s Companion (1833)

The Children’s Friend (April 1851-1853)

Scott

The Sabbath School Gem (1863-1864, 1869-1873)

Skaneateles

Child’s Companion (1838-1839)

The Juvenile Depository, or Youth’s Mental Casket • Youth’s Mental Casket, and Literary Star • Casket and Star (July 1838-1842?)

The Acorn (1839-1840)

Syracuse

Juvenile Instructor (1844?-after 1869)

Children’s Banner (1857-after 1885)

Utica

Youth’s Cabinet (31 March-21 April 1815)

Sabbath School Visitant (June 1824-1828)

The Juvenile Magazine (27 Jan 1827-Dec 1828)

The Youth’s Miscellany (Utica, NY; Jan 1830-1839?)

West Chester

The Little Schoolmate (Dec 1870-Jan 1876; May 1876)

West Point

Little American (1 Oct 1862-1864)

NORTH CAROLINA

Raleigh

The Deaf Mute Casket (1? Oct 1861-1 April 1865)

Salisbury

Child’s Banner (15 Feb 1865-1865)

OHIO

Cincinnati

The Child’s Newspaper (7 Jan-Sept 1834)

Youth’s Magazine (30? Sept 1834-after May 1838)

Youth’s Magazine and Juvenile Harp (Jan 1841-after July 1842)

Sunday School Advocate (5 Oct 1841-31 Dec 1921)

The Youth’s Friend • Youth’s Monthly Friend (also Monthly Youth’s Friend) (Cincinnati, OH; 6 March 1846-1860)

Youth’s Monthly Visitor ; Youth’s Monthly Visiter (March 1844-1846)

Christian Sunday School Journal (1851-)

The Young Christian (Jan 1851-1859)

The Child’s Paper (Jan 1852-1897?)

Forest Garland (1853-1854)

Little Forester (Jan 1854-Oct 1855)

The Little Traveler (Cincinnati, OH; Nov 1854-after Dec 1854)

Schul- und Jugend-Zeitung (about 1855)

Die Glocke (The bell) • Sonntagschul Glocke (Sunday-school bell) (about 1856-1900?)

Der Christliche Kinderzeitung; Christliche Kinderfreund (June 1856-after 1879)

Young America (June 1857-after June 1858?)

Young People’s Monthly (15 July-Dec 1858)

Youth’s Evangelist • The Youth’s Evangelist (Jan 1859-1930?)

Golden Hours (Jan 1869-1880)

Cleveland

Der Lämmer-Hirte; Der Lämmerhirt; Der Lämmer Hirte; Der Lammerhirte; Lammerherte (1857-1940)

Clark’s School Visitor; Our Schoolday Visitor; The Schoolday Visitor Magazine; The Schoolday Magazine (1 April 1857-15 April 1875)

Sunday School Messenger (June 1864-29 June 1947)

Dayton

The Children’s Friend • Friend for Boys and Girls (Ohio; 1854-1917)

Missionary Visitor • Children’s Visitor (1865-1901)

Der Jugend-Pilger (1870-1914?)

The Children’s Paper (Jan 1871-after 1873)

Jeddo

Clark’s School Visitor • Our Schoolday Visitor • Schoolday Visitor • Schoolday Magazine for all Homes and Schools (1 April 1857-15 April 1875)

Mt. Pleasant

Juvenile Museum (16 Sept 1822-27 Sept 1823)

New Lisbon

Youth’s Lyceum (April 1837-)

Newark

Monthly Voice (Jan 1862-August 1863, Dec 1863-Jan 1864, April 1864)

Oberlin

The Youth’s Emancipator (May 1842, Aug 1842-Mar 1843)

Sharon Center

The Young Folks Gem (Nov 1872-after Oct 1873)

Steubenville

Clark’s School Visitor; Our Schoolday Visitor; The Schoolday Visitor Magazine; The Schoolday Magazine (1 April 1857-15 April 1875)

Waynesville

Little Traveler (1853-1855)

Xenia

Youth’s Lyceum and Literary Gazette (1834-1836?)

PENNSYLVANIA

Allentown

Der Jugend-Freund aller Christlichen Benennungen; Christen-Bote und Jugend-Freund; Jugend-Freund und Christen-Bote; Der Jugend-Freund; Der Jugend-Freund und Illustrierte JugendBlätter (16 June 1847-after 1917)

Bethlehem

The Little Missionary (Dec 1870-1920)

Brinton

Young Folks Journal; Little Things (March 1871-May 1874)

Chambersburg

Der Lämmer-Hirte; Der Lämmerhirt; Der Lämmer Hirte; Der Lammerhirte; Lammerherte (1857-1940)

Dale City

The Pious Youth (Jan 1870-Dec 1871)

Harrisburg

Sunday School Gem (Jan 1867-after 1914)

Lancaster

Sunday School Gem (Jan 1867-after 1914)

Mechanicsburg

I Will Try (May 1859-after Oct 1860)

Montrose

The Moral and Religious Repository, or Youth’s Christian Monitor; Youth’s Christian Monitor (9 July 1824-)

Philadelphia

The Juvenile Magazine, or Miscellaneous Repository of Useful Information (1802)

The Juvenile Magazine (May-June 1811; July-Aug 1813)

Juvenile Port-folio and Literary Miscellany (17 Oct 1812-7 Dec 1816)

Teacher’s Offering; or Sabbath’s Scholar’s Magazine; Teacher’s Offering; or Sunday Scholar’s Magazine; The Youth’s Friend, and Scholar’s Magazine (Nov 1823-after 1845)

The Juvenile Miscellany (Sept 1826-Feb 1836; April 1836)

The Baptist Tract and Youth’s Magazine; The Baptist Tract Magazine (1827-Dec 1835)

The Juvenile Repertory (Sept 1828-Jan 1829?)

The Infants’ Magazine (Jan 1829-1842)

The Parent’s Gift, or Youth’s Magazine (Jan 1830-after August 1832)

The Scholar’s Gazette; The Scholar’s Weekly Gazette (13 April 1831-1832)

Youth’s Literary Gazette (1 Dec 1832-22 Nov 1833)

Juvenile Gazette (Dec 1833)

The Youth’s Miscellany (Philadelphia, PA; 1833)

The Juvenile Missionary Intelligencer (March 1835-Feb 1838)

The Missionary News (1837-)

Youth’s Literary Messenger (Philadelphia, PA; May 1837-April 1839)

Robert Merry’s Museum (Feb 1841-Nov 1872)

The Young People’s Book (Sept 1841-Aug 1842)

Sunday School Advocate (5 Oct 1841-31 Dec 1921)

Boys’ and Girls’ Literary Bouquet; Boys’ and Girls’ Monthly Bouquet; Boys’ and Girls’ Bouquet (Nov 1842-Dec 1845)

Child’s World • Youth’s World (1862-after 1884)

Youth’s Penny Gazette • The Youth’s Sunday-School Gazette (also The Youth’s Sunday School Gazette) (11 Jan 1843-1861)

Little Truth-Teller: A New-Church Magazine for Children (1845-1852)

The Child’s Companion and Youth’s Friend (Jan 1845-after 1870)

The Satchel (Feb 1846-1847)

Boys’ and Girls’ Weekly Catholic Magazine; Boys’ and Girls’ Catholic Magazine; Catholic Weekly Instructor; Weekly Catholic Instructor (6 June 1846-1851)

Der Jugend-Freund aller Christlichen Benennungen; Christen-Bote und Jugend-Freund; Jugend-Freund und Christen-Bote; Der Jugend-Freund; Der Jugend-Freund und Illustrierte JugendBlätter (16 June 1847-after 1917)

The Boys’ and Girls’ Journal; The Boys’ and Girls’ Weekly Penny Journal; The Boys’ and Girls’ Penny Journal; Fithian’s Magazine for Girls and Boys; Fithian’s Miniature Magazine: A Student Manual and Fireside Miscellany Devoted to the Useful and Beautiful (Jan 1848-at least 1854)

The Mentor (May 1850-Dec 1851?)

The Child’s Paper (Jan 1852-1897?)

The Little Pilgrim (Oct 1853-April 1869)

The Young Spectator (15 Third month [March]-24 Fifth month [May] 1856)

Der Lämmer-Hirte; Der Lämmerhirt; Der Lämmer Hirte; Der Lammerhirte; Lammerherte (1857-1940)

The Young Reaper (Jan 1857-1908?)

Clark’s School Visitor; Our Schoolday Visitor; The Schoolday Visitor Magazine; The Schoolday Magazine (1 April 1857-15 April 1875)

Sunday-School Banner (Jan 1859-Dec 1861)

Youth’s Evangelist • The Youth’s Evangelist (Jan 1859-1930?)

The Pastor’s Helper • The Child’s Treasury (Jan 1859-after 1903)

Youth’s Gazette (10 Twelfth month [Dec] 1859-23 Third month [March] 1861)

The Lutheran Sunday-School Herald (Jan 1860-Dec 1910)

The Experiment: a Juvenile Monthly (Jan 1864-)

Our Young Folks (Jan 1865-Dec 1873)

The Children’s Friend (Fifth month [May] 1866-Twelfth month [Dec] 1887)

The Busy Bee (Nov 1866-after Feb 1874)

The Guardian Angel (1867-after 1884)

The Children’s Hour (Jan 1867-June 1874)

Young People’s Magazine (1868-1887)

Little Messenger (July 1868-1 Aug 1873)

Good Words for the Young (Nov 1868-Oct 1872)

The Young Folks’ News (16 Dec 1868-after 1882)

American Boy’s Magazine; Philadelphia Monthly (June 1870-May 1872)

Der Kinder-Bote (1871-?)

Our Little Ones; Story World (1872-after 31 Aug 1969)

Pittsburgh

The Sabbath School Friend (1840?-)

Youth’s Magazine and Juvenile Harp (Jan 1841-after July 1842)

Sunday School Advocate (5 Oct 1841-31 Dec 1921)

Jugend-Zeitung (1843-1845)

The Flower Basket (-until March 1852)

Clark’s School Visitor; Our Schoolday Visitor; The Schoolday Visitor Magazine; The Schoolday Magazine (1 April 1857-15 April 1875)

Youth’s Evangelist • The Youth’s Evangelist (Jan 1859-1930?)

The Pastor’s Helper • The Child’s Treasury (Jan 1859-after 1903)

The Youth’s Cabinet (1869-1871)

Pottsville

Schuylkill County School Journal (Jan 1854-)

Tyrone

The Pious Youth (Jan 1870-Dec 1871)

Valley Forge

Our Little Ones; Story World (1872-after 31 Aug 1969)

West Chester

Young America (March 1856-after March 1858)

The Children’s Friend (Fifth month [May] 1866-Twelfth month [Dec] 1887)

Scattered Seeds (Fifth month [May] 1869-1935)

RHODE ISLAND

Providence

Juvenile Gazette (Nov 1819-Jan 1820?)

Juvenile Gazette (24 Nov 1827-15 Nov 1828)

The Juvenile Repository (Jan-27 March 1830)

Pupil’s Monitor (7 Dec 1833-8 Nov 1834)

SOUTH CAROLINA

Charleston

The Sunday Visitant, or, Weekly Repository of Christian Knowledge (3 Jan 1818-25 Dec 1819)

Rose Bud, or Youth’s Gazette; Southern Rose Bud; The Southern Rose (11 Aug 1832-17 Aug 1839)

The Schoolfellow (Jan 1849-Sept 1857)

Sunday School Visitor; The Children’s Visitor; The Visitor (Nov 1850-Dec 1854, May 1855-Mr 1862, 1866-after 1921)

Sunday School Paper for the South (May 1861-April 1862?)

The Portfolio (June-Sept 1861)

Greenville

Kind Words for the Sunday School Children (Jan 1866-29 Sept 1929)

TENNESSEE

Memphis

Kind Words for the Sunday School Children (Jan 1866-29 Sept 1929)

Nashville

Sunday School Visitor; The Children’s Visitor; The Visitor (Nov 1850-Dec 1854, May 1855-Mr 1862, 1866-after 1921)

The Children’s Book of Choice and Entertaining Reading for the Little Folks at Home (also, The Children’s Monthly Book) (Jan 1855-April 1860)

Children’s Friend (1859-1873?)

Youth’s Magazine (May 1860-April 1861)

Our Little People (1871-1934)

The Sunday-School Magazine; Church School Magazine (Jan 1871-Dec 1931)

UTAH

Salt Lake City

The Juvenile Instructor; Instructor; New Era (1 Jan 1866-present)

VERMONT

Middlebury

Youth’s Herald and Sabbath School Magazine (Jan 1829-Dec 1830)

Rutland

Youth’s Herald and Sabbath School Magazine (Jan 1829-Dec 1830)

VIRGINIA

Fredericksburg

The Little Gleaner (1868-1869?)

Richmond

Youth’s Sunday Casket (1842)

The Children’s Friend (Aug 1862-June 1915)

Southern Boys’ and Girls’ Monthly (Jan 1867-July 1868)

WISCONSIN

Albion

The Sabbath School Gem (1863-1864, 1869-1873)

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