Newspaper articles about Alexandre Lion and his various storefronts and expositions.
Alexandre Lion’s storefront incubator charities got quite a lot of coverage in the US press in the late 1890’s, as can be seen by the next few articles, and he even had a branch in New York City for a while. After Martin Couney gets rolling with his incubator exhibits at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition in 1898 and the Pan-American Exposition in 1901, and the many to follow, nearly all the US press coverage pivots to Couney, and Dr. Lion essentially disappears from the US press.
An earlier version of this article was published in the Minneapolis Times on April 30, 1899 and can be viewed by clicking here.