The following is a partial record of the sources I consulted for the history and ideas in Close to Shore, offered to give a feeling for the range of material used and as a guide for those wishing to pursue the topics discussed in this book. Among the newspapers, circa 1916, I consulted were The Asbury Park Press, The Baltimore Sun, The Home News (Harlem, New York City), The Keyport News (Keyport, New Jersey), The London Times, The Matawan Journal (Matawan, New Jersey), The New York Daily News, The New York Herald, The New York Sun, The New York Times, The New York World, The Philadelphia Daily News, The Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Public Ledger, The Sunday Register (Shrewsbury, N.J.), and The Washington Post. Dozens of magazines and journals were consulted, including the April 1916 Brooklyn Museum Science Bulletin article by John T. Nichols and Robert C. Murphy, “Long Island Fauna: The Sharks (Order Selachii)”; Time magazine; National Geographic; Discover; Philadelphia magazine; New Jersey Monthly; and many others, from The Fishery Bulletin to the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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