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174925

GEORGE WEYERHAEUSER Wealthy Lumberman J.P. Tacoma WA KIDNAPPING 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392393804148

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 27, 1935 * George Weyerhaeuser kidnapping * Tacoma, Washington ransom The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "RANSOM READY TO FREE BOY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Seven related photos are on the back page. Coverage on the kidnapping of George Weyerhaeuser, son of wealthy lumberman J.P. Weyerhaeuser in Tacoma, Washington. Nice for display here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rath... See More  

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Ends September 22, 2019 15:28

$48.00
174923

ROSE GRUENING Jewish Settlement Camp at Cornwall NY Founder DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372745747381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 1, 1934 * Jewish settlement founder Rose Gruening death * Camp Moodna, Mountainville, New York The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "'GRAND ST. ANGEL' IS DEAD AT CAMP" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Rose Gruening, founder of the Camp Moodna at Mountainville, New York. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, a little wear along bottom margin, nice condition.

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Ends September 22, 2019 15:28

$42.00
174922

SEATTLE SLEW Thoroughbred Race Horse Racing PREAKNESS STAKES Win 1977 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372745746629

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, section II (sports) only, May 22, 1977 * Seattle Slew wins Preakness Stakes * Thoroughbred race horse racing The front page of this section has two column headline: "Seattle Slew Does It Again" with photo. (see) First report coverage on Seattle Slew winning the Preakness Stakes, the second race in his triple crown feat. He remains the only horse to win the crown while undefeated. Complete section II (sports) only with 14 pages, close cut along the right margin slightly affecting the horse racing report, a few binding holes along the spine/1st column, otherwise good.

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Ends September 22, 2019 15:27

$52.00
174910

HARRIET TUBMAN Underground Railroad Ex-Slave Gravestone ERECTION 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372744686936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1937 * Harriet Tubman - African American abolitionist * Gravesite gravestone marker erection * Auburn, Cayuga County, New York Page 4 of section 2 has a small one column heading: "Mark Ex-Slave's Grave" with subhead: "Women at Auburn Honor 'Aunt Harriet' of 'Underground Railroad'" (see) First report coverage on the erection of the gravestone marker by the Empire State Federation of Women's Clubs for Harriet Tubman at Auburn, New York. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, given the small and discrete report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a 70+ page Sunday edition, rag edi... See More  

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:59

$78.00
174908

Jill Johnston's 1961 "Dance: Cunningham In Connecticut" Village Voice Original


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391779911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, September 7, 1961 * Jill Johnston's "Cunningham In Connecticut" * author, cultural critic, feminist activist * noteworthy columnist for The Village Voice The feature article of this issue is an early piece done by cultural critic and icon, Jill Johnston: "DANCE: Cunningham In Connecticut." This is certainly a fine original printing to have for those who collect Johnston-related material. Also included is a front page cartoon by Pulitzer Prize winning author and satirical cartoonist Jules Feiffer. Complete in 12 pages, never bound nor trimmed, tabloid-size, occasional margin-edge tears, a soft crease across the center (i.e., it has been folded at the centerfold - as is ty... See More  

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:57

$125.00
174907

DOOLITTLE RAID James Jimmy JAPAN Bombers EXECUTIONS 1943 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372744686381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ELMIRA STAR-GAZETTE, NY, April 22, 1943 * re. The famous Doolittle raid of Japan * U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers * Realization of Japanese executions The front page has a five column headline: "Japs' Slaying of Airmen Brings Call for Revenge" with subhead. This was when it was first reported that the Japanese had executed some American airmen that were captured during the Doolittle raid. Complete with all 32 pages, never bound, light toning and minor wear along the central fold, generally nice.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:57

$62.00
174906

AMELIA EARHART Pacific Ocean Disappearance USCGC Itasca RADIO Log 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372744686186

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1938 * re. Amelia Earhart's Pacific disappearance * USCGC Itasca radio communications (log) reported The top of page 41 has a one column heading: "EARHART LOSS SEEN AS RADIO TRAGEDY" with subheads. (see) Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 42 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:56

$62.00
174905

EVELYN NESBIT Actress Model Chorus Girl SUICIDE by Poison Attempt 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391777644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 29, 1921 * Evelyn Nesbit suicide attempt * American actress, model, chorus girl The front page has a nice banner headline: "EVELYN NESBIT TRIES SUICIDE" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins with a few small tears, generally good.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:56

$52.00
174904

AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB Georgia Course Bobby Jones 1ST OPENING 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391776539

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, January 15, 1933 * Augusta National Golf Club course opening * Founded by golfer Bobby Jones - Georgia The bottom of the front page of this section has a two column heading: "Bobby Jones Celebrates Opening of Course By Scoring Sensational 69, Three Under Par" First report coverage on Jones playing his very first round of golf at the famed course just after it's opening. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other sporting of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:54

$42.00
174902

FRITZ JULIUS KUHN German American Bund Leader CONVICTED for Fraud 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372744685138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Nov. 30, 1939 * Fritz Julius Kuhn convicted * German American Bund leader * Guilty verdict for embezzlement The front page has a banner headline: "Kuhn Convicted of Grand Larceny and Forgery" with subheads. (see) Complete with all 32 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:52

$44.00
174901

FRANCOIST SPAIN Spanish State Regime Recognized by United States 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391770243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1939 * Francoist Spain State - regime * United States recognition * Nationalist faction (Spanish Civil War) The top of the front page has a one column heading: "REGIME OF FRANCO RECONGNIZED BY U.S.; EMBARGO IS LIFTED" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:52

$40.00
174900

HOOP JR. American Thoroughbred Racehorse Wins KENTUCKY DERBY 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391769583

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 10, 1945 * Hoop Jr. wins Kentucky Derby * American Thoroughbred racehorse * Jockey Eddie Arcaro The front page of this section has a banner headline: "HOOP JR. BEATS POT O' LUCK IN $86,875 KENTUCKY DERBY" with subheads, 2 related photos and racing chart. Nice for display. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with 10 pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:51

$42.00
174899

KODAK CAMERA Roll Film Inventor GEORGE EASTMAN SUICIDE Photography1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391768109

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 15, 1932 * George Eastman suicide death (1st report) * Kodak camera inventor - roll film The front page has a one column heading: "Make Plans Today for 'Kodak King's' Funeral" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of Kodak camera inventor George Eastman. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the 1st column, nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:51

$45.00
174898

GUS GRISSOM Mercury-Redstone 4 2nd U.S. Human Rocket SPACEFLIGHT 1961 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391767315

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., July 21, 1961 * Mercury-Redstone 4 Launch Vehicle * Astronaut Virgili. "Gus" Grissom * 2nd United States human spaceflight The front page has a three column headline: "Second Astronaut Lofted 118 Miles, Escapes Sinking" with subhead and photo of Grissom. (see) Complete issue with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:50

$45.00
174884

UNCLE JOHN WILDER Fiddler Death & Charles Lindbergh Nanking China 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390101587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1931 * Uncle John Wilder (fiddler) death * President Calvin Coolidge's uncle * Plymouth, Windsor County, Vermont * Charles Lindbergh flies to the Orient Page 30 has a one column heading: "UNCLE JOHN WILDER, FIDDLER, DEAD AT 85" with subheads and photo. (see) Page 12 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGHS ALIGHT ON LAKE AT NANKING" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:06

$38.00
174883

BANK HOLIDAY Franklin D. Roosevelt GOLD STANDARD Banking Crisis 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390097928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, March 8, 1933. * United States Bank Holiday * The Great Depression * Franklin D. Roosevelt The front page has a nice banner headline: "FORM BANK ASSOCIATION" with subheads. (see) Also a one column heading: "RESERVE BANKS TOD THEY MAY GIVE CURRENCY" with subheads. This action would have the desired effect of stopping the panic run on the nation's banks, and happened the day after F.D.R. was inaugurated. One of the more historic issues from the Depression-era. Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: : The United States Bank Holiday of the Great Depression took place in 1933 when Franklin D. Roosevel... See More  

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:03

$38.00
174882

BABE RUTH to Sign 1 Year Contract New York YANKEES w/ Photo 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372743680923

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1932 * Babe Ruth to sign 1 year contract * New York Yankees (day of) * Major League baseball MLB * Best title to be had ? The sport's section (page 25) has a one column heading: "RUTH DUE TO SIGN IN FLORIDA TODAY" with subheads and a nice photo of Babe Ruth w/ Manager McCarthy and Colonel Ruppert. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:03

$47.00
174881

FRITZ JULIUS KUHN German American Bund Leader ARRESTED for Fraud 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390097206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 26, 1939 * Fritz Julius Kuhn arrested * German American Bund leader * Indictment for embezzlement The front page has a nice banner headline: "SEIZE BUND LEADER AS THIEF" with subheads. Nice for display. Photo on the back page. (see) Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition, a few binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:02

$57.00
174880

USS CONSTELLATION United States Navy Aircraft Carrier FIRE 1960 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390096904

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Dec. 20, 1960 * USS Constellation (CV-64) fire disaster * Kitty Hawk class aircraft supercarrier * United States Navy "America's Flagship" The front page has a five column headline: "47 DIE IN CARRIER FIRE" with subheads and photo. (see) Another related photo on page 8. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 36 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:02

$52.00
174879

IBN SAUD King of Saudi Arabia on PALESTINE Jews & Arabs Zionism 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372743680341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 1945 * Ibn Saud statement * King of Saudi Arabia * Palestine - Jews & Arabs Page 6 has a one column heading: "IBN SAUD CAUTIONS LONDON ON ZIONISM" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day shortly after World War II. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:02

$56.00
174878

CLEVELAND BROWNS Very 1st NFL Football Game & Win LOU GROZA 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390096124

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 7, 1946 * Cleveland Browns 1st game & win * Lou Groza stars The sport's section (page 70 has one column headings: "Record 60,135 See Brown Squad Win", "Cleveland All-America Eleven Beats Miami Seahawks, 44-0, as Groza Stars" with lineups (see images). This was the Browns very first game in franchise history. It is also their very first win as well. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Twenty-eight pages, some various cutouts throughout including one on the front page but the page with the Browns report is untouched, otherwise good.

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:01

$44.00
174877

COLUMBUS TX Colorado County Texas Hanging Tree BLACKS LYNCHINGS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390091602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1935 * Columbus, Texas "Hanging Tree" * 2 Blacks lynched - lynching mob The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "TEXAS PROSECUTOR CONDONES LYNCHING" with subheads that include: "Calls Hanging of Two [Blacks] at Columbus 'Expression of People's Will'" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: A 700-person lynch mob in Columbus, Texas hanged two African-American youths accused of raping and murdering a young white woman. The county attorney said he did not consider the citizens who committed the lynching a mob, and called their act "the expression of the will of the people.... See More  

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:00

$42.00
174876

WINTER WAR BEGINS Soviet Union Invasion of Finland 1939 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372743679038

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, Nov. 30, 1939 * Winter War begins * Soviet Union - Soviets * Finland invasion * World War II The front page has a nice banner headline: "RUSS INVADE FINLAND; HELSINKI BOMBED; NORWAY UNDER PRESSURE" with subheads. (see) Complete with 16 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 20, 2019 14:59

$42.00
174874

BHUPINDER SINGH Maharaja of Patiala Princely State India DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390087556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1938 * Bhupinder Singh of Patiala death (1st report) * Maharaja - ruler - India The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "RULER OF PATIALA DIES IN INDIA AT 46" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 14:58

$45.00
174873

WAKE ISLAND Back in U.S. Marines Possession Post World War II 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390087322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1945 * Wake Island back in U.S. possession * Post World War II Japan The front page has a four column headline: "AMERICAN FLAG IS RAISED ON WAKE ISLE" with subheads that include: "EPIC OF ATOLL ENDS" "Americans Go Ashore to Crown Heroic Fight of marines in 1941" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 14:58

$48.00
174872

LEONARD BERNSTEIN Symphony No. 1 JEREMIAH Philharmonic Debut 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372743677998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1944 * Leonard Bernstein - conductor composer * Symphony No. 1 Jeremiah debut * New York Philharmonic Page 19 has a one column heading: "BERNSTEIN SCORES IN OWN SYMPHONY" with subhead: "Conducts the Philharmonic in Premiere of 'Jeremiah'--Jennie Tourel Soloist". First report coverage on Leonard Bernstein's 1st symphony premiere at the New York Philharmonic. Great to have in this famed title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout with much on World War II. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Leonard Bernstein's Symphony No. 1 Jeremiah was composed in 1942. Jeremiah is a programmatic work, following the Biblical story of the ... See More  

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Ends September 20, 2019 14:57

$50.00
174871

FLINT SIT-DOWN STRIKE BEGINS General Motors MI & Labor Union UAW 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372743676418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1936 * Flint, Michigan sit-down strike begins * United Automobile Workers (UAW) to Labor Union * GM General Motors The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'SIT DOWNS' CLOSE FOUR BIG PLANTS OF GENERAL MOTORS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the initial beginning of the strike. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 14:54

$42.00
174845

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS World Series Champions vs. New York Yankees 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758435

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, October 6, 1942 * 1942 World Series of baseball * St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Yankees * Major league baseball MLB * Championship game (final) The front page has one column headlines that include: "CARDS DOWN YANKS WITH HOMER BY 4-2; WIN WORLD SERIES" "Kurowski's 2-Run Blow in 9th Gives St. Louis 4th in Row and Title, 4 Games to 1" and more. More more in the sport's section (pages 27-28) with various headlines, photos and stats. 1st report coverage on game 5 which made the Cardinals World Series champions. Loads of text, too much to photograph all. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Complete in 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:06

$60.00
174844

ABORTIONS MADE LEGAL Roe v. Wade SUPREME COURT DECISION 1st Rpt. 1973 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392388822706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, January 22, 1973 * Abortion made legal (1st report) * Roe v. Wade decision * U.S. Supreme Court The front page has a report headed: "Supreme Court Bars Abortion Restrictions" which reports on one of the most polarizing Supreme Court decisions of the 20th century: Roe vs. Wade. The article begins: "The Supreme Court today barred the states from interfering with the decision of a woman and her doctor to end pregnancies within the first three months...". The article carries over to page 2. Complete in 40 pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:05

$255.00
174842

AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB Georgia Course Bobby Jones 1ST OPENING 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742757896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 14, 1933 * Augusta National Golf Club course opens * Founded by golfer Bobby Jones - Georgia The sport's section (page 18) first report coverage on the opening of Augusta National Golf Club course, agreeably the most famous golf course in the country. The one column headings at the top of the page read: "'Perfect Course' Of Jones Opened" "Sweetser and Ouimet Among Golf Stars Who Praise Links at Augusta" "Celebrities On Hand" and more. (see) The article begins: "The 'perfect course' of Bobby Jones's dreams was opened today by more than a hundred of his friends..." with more (see). I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. ... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:04

$112.00
174841

VALERIANO WEYLER Governor General of the Philippines & Cuba DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742756863

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1930 * Spanish General Valeriano Weyler death * Governor General of the Philippines & Cuba Page 27 has a one column heading: "GENERAL WEYLER DIES AT AGE OF 92" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Spanish general, Valeriano Weyler. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:03

$40.00
174816

GRAF ZEPPELIN Airship 1st Around World Flight STARTS Hugo Eckener 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740421855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., August 8, 1929 * LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin (airship) * 1st to fly around the World begins * Commander Hugo Eckener The top of the front page has a four column heading: "DIRIGIBLE HOLDS TRUE TO HER COURSE ABOVE SEA" with subheads. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends September 16, 2019 15:01

$44.00
174815

BATTLE OF SAIPAN Mariana Islands U.S. Marines Japan 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392385377180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 3, 1944 * Battle of Saipan rages * Marines at the Mariana Islands * Imperial Japanese Army The front page has a nice headline: "6,015 JAPS SLAIN ON SAIPAN" with subhead. (see) Complete with 16 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamps within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 16, 2019 15:01

$45.00
174814

WAR OF THE WORLDS Orson Welles MARS Martians Invasion RADIO Panic 1938 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740420807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THIS WORLD, Magazine section of the San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 6, 1938 * War of the Worlds - Orson Welles * Radio broadcast causes panic (1st report) * Mars invasion - martians This tabloid size issue was part of the Sunday edition just 7 days after the infamous broadcast. The front page of this magazine section has a photo of Orson Welles with small heading: "Thespian Orson Welles; Sired the Men From Mars" (see) Page 4 has a related article under: "People; Mr. Welles Wells" which continues on page 5. Other topics throughout. Complete magazine section only with all 28 pages, some spine wear, generally good.

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Ends September 16, 2019 15:00

$67.00
174810

JOSELITO Jose Gomez Ortega Matador Bullfighter Gored Goring DEATH 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740419497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATLANTA CONSITUTION, May 18, 1920 * Jose Gomez Ortega (Joselito) * Spanish matador death * Bullfighting - Gored The front page has a one column heading: "Killed By Bull After He Killed Over 1,400 Bulls" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the goring and death of famous Spanish matador Jose Gomez Ortega, commonly known as Joselito. Complete with 16 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:57

$57.00
174809

TCU Declared College Football National Champions w/ DAVEY O'BRIEN 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740418564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, December 7, 1938 * Davey O'Brien honored in New York City (Heisman) * Texas Christian University TCU Horned Frogs * College football national champions declared The top of page 3 of the sport's section has aone column heading: "TCU ON TOP" with caption: "National Football Poll" and subhead with rankings. (see) Page 3 of this section has a seven column heading: "O'Brien Passes Sid Luckman Off AZll-American Teams" (see) Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, Archical mend on the front page, generally nice.

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:56

$52.00
174808

LOU GEHRIG DAY Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth Fame 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392385370151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, July 5, 1939 * Lou Gehrig day at Yankee Stadium - Yankees * Famous 'luckiest man on the face of the earth' speech fame This date will remain one of the most coveted by baseball fans, one of the most notable & heart-warming events in the annals of baseball history. The bottom of the front page of the sport's section (inside) has a two column photo of Babe Ruth hugging Lou Gehrig with heading: "Gehrig Day" with some text underneath. (see) Page 5 of this section has a three column heading: "HE WEEPS AT TRIBUTE" with caption: "GEHRIG, THE GUY KNOWN AS LOU" and photo of Gehrig choked up. But what makes this issue great is the article actually contains: "Today I consider myself the luckiest man on ... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:54

$425.00
174807

JACK LOVELOCK New Zealand 1500m GOLD MEDAL Berlin Olympics Win 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392385369967

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 7, 1936 * Jack Lovelock wins gold medal * New Zealand 1500m track star * Olympics games in Berlin Germany The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "LOVELOCK RUNS AWAY FROM CUNNINGHAM IN OLYMPICS" with subheads. (see) A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:54

$44.00
174806

ARCHIE WILLIAMS Black 400m Track GOLD MEDAL Berlin Olympics Win 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392385369749

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 8, 1936 * Archie Williams wins gold medal * African American 400m victory * Olympics games in Berlin Germany The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "WILLIAMS WINS 400 METER RUN" with subheads and wire photo. (see) A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:53

$52.00
174805

THE MASTERS TOURNAMENT Byron Nelson Wins Golf Major at Augusta GA 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740417377

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1937 * Byron Nelson wins Masters Tournament * Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia The sport's section (page 23) has a banner headline: "Record-Equaling 32 on Last Nine Wins for Nelson in Augusta Golf Tourney" with subheads, 2 photos and scores. First report coverage on Byron Nelson winning the 1937 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into t... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:53

$67.00
174781

BOBBY JONES Wins Grand Slam of PGA Golf Championship Historic 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739654692

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, September 28, 1930 * Bobby Jones wins grand Slam of golf * Historic PGA feat (1st report) The top of the front page has an historic five column headline: "Jones Wins; Holds All Major Golf Titles" with one column heads: "Beats Homans, 8 and 7, In U.S. Amateur Final" "It's No Surprise to 15,000 Fans". The text carries over to the Sports section. Also of note is the front page of the Sports section, which has its own masthead and dateline, with 7 photos of Bobby Jones & his career with a six column head: "HOW CAMERA CAUGHT GREATEST OF GOLF CAREERS". Then yet page 3 of the Sports Section has part of the banner headline announcing: "...Bobby Jones Receives Fourth Major Golf Award of Year" with a... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:18

$188.00
174778

JESSE OWENS Berlin Olympics BLACK Track & Field Wins GOLD MEDALS 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392384180356

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 6, 1936 * Jesse Owens victories - 200 meter gold * Olympic games in Berlin Germany The front page of the sport's section has a great wire photo of Jesse Owens crossing the finish line in the 200 meters with banner heading: "JESSE OWENS MAKES IT A GRAND SLAM!" (see) More on page 25 with heading: "[Black] Wins Sit Sourly With Nazis" and much more. A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, sm... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:16

$115.00
174777

JAMES MEREDITH University of Mississippi OLE MISS 1st Black GRAD 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392384179469

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., August 19, 1963 * James Howard Meredith graduates * 1st University of Mississippi black The front page has a four column headline "OLE MISS AWARDS MEREDITH DEGREE; CAMPUS IS QUIET" with subheads and photo of James Meredith receiving diploma. Complete with all 20 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:15

$98.00
174776

FRANK LEAHY Notre Dame Fighting Irish College FOOTBALL New Coach 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739652852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, February 15, 1941 * Frank Leahy becomes ND coach (1st report) * Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football The sport's section (page 16) has a banner heading: "Leahy, Pupil of Rockne, Takes Over Coaching Job at Notre Dame" with subheads. (see) Archival mend near beginning of this article does not affect readablility. Page 17 has two related photos and a bit more reading. First report coverage on Frank Leahy becoming the new head coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team. Leahy would become one of the most successful coaches at ND. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes and some wear along the spi... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:14

$62.00
174775

SARA TEASDALE Lyric Poet "I Shall Not Care" Poem SUICIDE Death 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739652680

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1933 * Sara Teasdale suicide death * "I Shall Not Care" poem * American lyric poet The front page has a one column heading: "SARA TEASDALE, POET, FOUND DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 4 with photo and her poem "I Shall Not Care" which was thought to be her suicide note. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these hi... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:14

$48.00
174774

IBN SAUD Saudi Arabian Oil Industry Begins Standard Oil Company 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392384178161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, August 8, 1939 * Saudi Arabia oil industry in it's infancy * California Arabian Standard Oil Company * Ibn Saud - 1st monarch of Saudi Arabia The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "More Arabian Oil" with related map. Brief article begins with: "King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia is understood to have granted the Standard Oil Company of California..." (see) Historic report here at the beginning of the oil industry in Saudi Arabia. Complete with all 14 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:14

$57.00
174773

BATTLE OF CORREGIDOR Island Manila Bay Surrenders Japanese 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392384177290

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, May 6, 1942 * United States surrender Corregidor * Manila Bay, Philippines * World War II - WWII The front page has a great banner headline: "CORREGIDOR SURRENDERS; 10,000 U. S. Prisoners Taken; Wainwright Asks Japs' Terms" with subheads. Nice for display. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:13

$62.00
174772

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Alabama Blacks African Americans Rape Case ENDS 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392384175598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, July 25, 1937 * Scottsboro Boys case ends The front page has a one column heading: "Scottsboro Attack Case Ended" with subhead: "Four of Nine Defendants Freed" (see) Complete with all 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:11

$40.00
174771

MAUD YOUNGER Women's Suffrage Woman Equal Rights Amendment Senate 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392384174915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, May 28, 1933 * Maud Younger - suffragist - feminist * Senate meeting re. Women's equal rights The front page of this section has a one column heading: "WOMEN DISAGREE ON 'EQUAL RIGHTS'" with subheads. (see) Complete section 2 only with all 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:10

$33.00
174770

BABE RUTH Debuts as a MLB Baseball COACH w/ Brooklyn Dodgers 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392384174719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 20, 1938. * Babe Ruth debuts as a coach * Brooklyn Dodgers - MLB baseball The front page of sport's section (page 19) has a one column heading: "BABE NEW IDOL IN BROOKLYN" with photo and caption: "YOU KNOW HIM" (see) Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:10

$44.00
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