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1912 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Harry Pecher

Mad Dog Tears Child Fatally; Bites Mother The Sun (New York) November 14, 1912 Library of Congress View related map Animal Waits Until Young Master, Ill, Is Alone and Attacks Him ———- Woman Tackles Brute ———- Battles to Save Children … Continue reading

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1905: Syracuse University Bans ‘Pit’ Bulldogs from Campus

Bulldogs Must Go Baltimore American May 18, 1905 Bulldogs Must Go Not to Be Tolerated in Fraternities at Syracuse University Syracuse, NY, May 17 — Chancellor James B. Days, of Syracuse University, today ordered the fraternities to get rid of … Continue reading

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1909: No Place for Bulldogs in a City – New York Times

Topics of the Times No Place for Bulldogs in a City New York Times December 14, 1909 Topics of The Times No Place for Bulldogs in a City Hardly a month passes that the papers do not have to record … Continue reading

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1858 Fatal Pit Bull Attack – Eddie Johnston

January 1858, Brooklyn County, NY Eddie Johnston, Child Fatal dog attack: bulldogs (pit bull-type) View related map A Boy Killed by Dogs — A little boy named Eddie Johnston, while playing yesterday afternoon in an open lot in Water-street, Brooklyn, … Continue reading

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