Original Author: Archibald W. Campbell and John F. McDermott, editors and publishers
Created: September 12, 1865
Medium: Newspaper masthead
The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer.
The masthead on the front page of the Wheeling Daily Intelligencer includes an image of the newspaper being produced on a large printing press. Influential under the editorship of Archibald Campbell, the paper espoused abolitionist beliefs before the Civil War and provided a strong voice in support of the creation of the state of West Virginia in 1863.