Byline: Nellie Bly; 1889-02-10; New York World;
Tags: Nellie Bly
"I went to the French Ball fully prepared to be terribly shocked. But I wasn't. If I had never been to the seashore and witnessed the bathing, or to the opera-house and seen the occupants of the boxes, I might have been. . ."
Description:Nellie Bly goes to the French Ball as an investigative journalist, not undercover.
Rights: Public domain.