Compact blocks of crushed letters, as usual, dominate the front cover of Folha, February 19, 1921, a Saturday.
The editorial menu of the then Folha da Noite is dry: there is a sort of letter to the reader, announcing the “program” of the new newspaper, a headline on the parliamentary elections the next day, a report on the domestic public’s demands and a note on this subject the compensation to be paid by Germany, defeated in the First World War (1914-1918).
One hundred years later, the texts, clear to the reader at the time, require contextualization.
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