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169117

MIGUEL FLETA Spanish Operatic Singer & Tenor Spain DEATH 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372532016108

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1938 * Miguel Fleta death (1st report) * Spanish Operatic tenor * Iberian opera singer The top of the front page has a one column picture of Miguel Fleta and heading: "Miguel Fleta, Tenor, One In Opera Here" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2019 09:26

$37.00
169097

Rare UPTON SINCLAIR End Poverty in California Movement 1935 Campaign Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392190946050

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL EPIC NEWS, Los Angeles, Oct. 28, 1935 * Author Upton Sinclair * End Poverty in California movement * Rare campaign newspaper Upton Sinclair was one of the nation's most noted authors in the early part of the 20th century as well as one of the nation's best known Socialists. His 1934 campaign for governor of California has been called "The Campaign of the Century." One of the most dramatic and influential contests in California history, it helped change the political landscape of the nation. Begun during the depth of the Depression, his plan called for the state take over farms and factories that had been idled in the economic crisis and create a vast network collective farm colonies and cooperative factories... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:37

$26.00
169096

Great AUBURN NY New York PRISON Riot Auburn Correctional Facility 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392190945887

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1929 * Auburn Correctional Facility * Prison riot of 1929 The front page has a nice five column headline: "CONVICTS RIOT, PUT TORCH TO AUBURN PRISON; 1,700 BATTLE GUARDS FIVE HOURS, WOUNDING 4; TWO MUTINEERS KILLED, 4 ESCAPE OVER WALL" with subheads and photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, small binding holes along the left margin, very nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:36

$42.00
169095

1st WOMEN'S AIR DERBY "Powder Puff" Airplane Race MARVEL CROSSON 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392190945717

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 20, 1929 * 1st Women's Air Derby begins * "Powder Puff Derby" * Marvel Crosson's crash & death * LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin (airship) * 1st to fly around the World (halfway) The front page has a one column heading: "WOMAN DERBY FLIER IS LOST IN ARIZONA" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The first Women’s Air Derby during the 1929 National Air Races, commonly known as the “Powder Puff Derby”, was the first official women-only air race in the United States. Nineteen pilots took off from Santa Monica, California, on August 18, 1929 (another left the next day). Fif... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:36

$42.00
169094

ALBERT EINSTEIN Theory of Relativity Lecture 1st Visit to America 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372531242906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1921 * Early Albert Einstein * 1st visit to America * Theory of Relativity lecture Page 12 has one column headings: "EINSTEIN EXPLAINS FALLACY OF ETHER" "Space Without Electromagnetic Fields Has No Characteristics, He Tells Students" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light browning, some margin wear, mainly along the spine, generally good.

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:35

$45.00
169093

THEODORE WILLIAM RICHARDS Harvard University Chemistry DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392190945339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1928 * Theodore William Richards death * 1st American Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry * Harvard University - atomic weights - elements The top of page 29 has a one column heading: "HARVARD CHEMIST, T. W. RICHARDS, DIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Theodore William Richards, the first American scientist to receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, slits along the left margin, otherwise quite nice.

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:35

$40.00
169092

Great JFK President John F. Kennedy ASSASSINATION Headline 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372531242201

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIAMI NEWS, Florida, Nov. 22, 1963 * Terrific issue for display * JFK John F. Kennedy assassination I believe this to be an "extra" edition put out very quickly to announce: "KENNEDY SLAIN" "Johnson Our President" in huge letters on the front page, as the pagination implies this is a complete issue with pages 1-4, although the "regular" edition would certainly have been much lengthier. Page 3 is filled with photos of John F. Kennedy's life. A very dramatic same-day report, uncommon with East Coast newspapers (most are dated Nov. 23). Complete in 4 pages, light pinkish in color, minor margin wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:34

$67.00
169091

DUTCH HARBOR Alaska Attacks BATTLE OF MIDWAY Prelude World War II 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372531241749

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, EXTRA, June 4, 1942. * Dutch Harbor, Alaska * Japanese planes * Battle of Midway eve * Front leaf only The front page has a very nice headline: "JAP ATTACK ON ALASKA" with subheads and map. Front and back leafs only (4 pages total), nice for display as such.

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:33

$34.00
169090

TY COBB & Babe Ruth Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Year Cooperstown NY 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372531241399

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 3, 1936 * Ty Cobb & Babe Ruth enter baseball's Hall of Fame * The Georgia Peach rated # 1 * 1st Cooperstown, New York induction The front page of section 2 (sports) has a two column heading: "Ty Cobb Is Voted No. 1 in Baseball's Hall of Fame" with photo of Cobb. (see) A historic first report on the inaugural baseball hall of fame inductions which included the big names in the sport up until that time. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:33

$52.00
169089

GREAT MISSISSIPPI FLOOD Fort Smith Arkansas & More Disaster 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392190944378

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1927 * The Great Mississippi River flood * Fort Smith, Arkansas & more The front page has a one column heading: "25,000 ARE HOMELESS, 12 DEAD IN FLOODS" with many subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete section only with all 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:32

$40.00
169088

HUEY LONG Kingfish Louisiana Senator Longest Senate Speech Ever 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372531239812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 13, 1935 * Louisiana Senator * Huey Long 15 1/2 hour speech to the Senate * Longest ever (1st report) The front page has a great banner headline: "HUEY LONG SPEAKS 15 HOURS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. First report coverage on Louisiana Senator Huey Long's 15 1/2 hour senate speech which is the longest ever. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete 1st section only with 20 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:31

$45.00
169087

Great CINDERELLA MAN James Braddock Heavyweight BOXING TITLE Win 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372531239517

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 14, 1935 * Cinderella Man famous upset win (1st report) * Famous heavyweight boxing title fight * James Braddock vs. Max Baer The front page has a great banner headline: "BAER LOSES TO BRADDOCK" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Much more in the sport's section with headings, round by round description and photo of Braddock. More related photos are on the back page. Complete with all 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:31

$127.00
169057

JEAN HARLOW Movie Film Actress & Sex Symbol SWIMSUIT Photos 1935 Old Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188914149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Picture Section Only, June 2, 1935 * Actress & sex symbol Jean Harlow * The swimsuit issue of the 1930's ? The front page of this section has 4 large photos showing actress Jean Harlow sporting various swimsuits of the day with text underneath each. Nice for display. Complete picture section only with 6 page, a few small binding holes along the spine, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2019 15:00

$35.00
169056

GEORGE WEYERHAEUSER Lumberman J.P. Tacoma WA KIDNAPPING Freed 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188913948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 2, 1935 * George Weyerhaeuser kidnapping * Tacoma, Washington (freed) * Alvin "Creepy" Karpis ?? The front page has a great banner headline: "BOY HOME; TELLS HIS STORY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on pages 2 & 3 with various photos. Karpis was suspected in the kidnapping but it turned out that he had nothing to do with it. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 06, 2019 15:00

$42.00
169055

Great END OF PROHIBITION ? in Gangster Infested Chicago HEADLINE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527906042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 7, 1932 * Prohibition coming to an end ? * Illegal beer & liquor to return * Gangster days are numbered The front page has a great banner headline that announcing: "REPEAL DRY LAW!--JOHN D. JR." with subheads. (see) Photo of Rockefeller on the back page. Not a historical event here but a very nice issue for display regarding the upcoming end in prohibition. When it comes to nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether ha... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 15:00

$44.00
169054

Best TERRY "MACHINE GUN" DRUGGAN Valley Gang Mobster Boss 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527905737

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Sept. 27, 1931 * Terry "Machine Gun" Druggan * Irish-American mobster - gangster * Valley Gang leader - Chicago gangland * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "U. S. TRACES 'DRUGGAN PLOT'" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:59

$67.00
169052

Best CHICAGO CUBS World Series at Wrigley Field Opening Day PHOTOS1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527904348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1938 * Chicago Cubs vs. New York Yankees * World Series of baseball opening day * Great back page pictorial of the players * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page has a terrific banner headline: "SERIES OPENER DRAWS 43,000" with subheads. Nice for display. The front page of section 2 (sports) has another banner headline and a few related photos. And perhaps the best of all is a full back page pictorial showing the starting players and head coaches for each team. A great issue from the home of Wrigley Field. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:57

$97.00
169051

JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber & Evelyn Frechette's Affair 1934 Chicago IL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527903543

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 17, 1934 * re. bank robber John Dillinger * Girlfriend Evelyn Frechette w/ photo * About 2 months prior to his death The front page has a one column heading: "Sleuth Tells of Girl's Life with Dillinger" with small photo of Evelyn Frechette. (see) Dillinger would be assassinated in Chicago about two months later. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 44 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very hig... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:56

$52.00
169050

BABE RUTH Retires as a Baseball Player BOSTON BRAVES Yankees 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188911318

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 3, 1935 * Babe Ruth retires as baseball player * Boston Braves - MLB baseball The front page has a five column headline: "Babe Ruth Quits; So Boston Fires Him" with subhead. (see) Nice to have on the front page as most publications report this within the sport's pages. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:56

$87.00
169049

Post JACK ZUTA ASSASSINATION Al Capone & Bugs Moran Gangland War 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188910598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 22, 1930 * Chicago gangland war * George 'Bugs' Moran * Al 'Scarface' Capone * re. Jack Zuta's assassination The front page has a nice banner headline: "EMPTY ZUTA BOX; NEW NAMES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Lengthy text continues on the following page. Photos of two check facsimiles are on the back. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hangi... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:55

$47.00
169048

CHICAGO GANGLAND CRISIS Gangsters & Politicians in Crime Alliance 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527902218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, August 5, 1928 * Gangsters - gangland - underworld * Chicago crime & politics alliance The front page of this section 8 only has a nice banner headline: "CRIME-RIDDEN CHICAGO FIGHTS THE GANG; Vigilantes in the Role of a Crime Commission Are Making a Determined Effort to Break Up the Alliance Between Politics and the Criminal Element Whose Trade Is Murder, Corruption and Intimidation" with smaller subheads and 2 related illustrations. Coverage on the recent unrest in Chicago's gangland crisis about 7 months prior to the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Eighteen pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:55

$44.00
169046

GANDHI Mohandas Mahatma SALT MARCH Satyagraha Ends in Dandi India 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527899835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, April 6, 1930 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) * Salt march (salt satyagraha) ends * Dandi, India The front page has a one column heading: "Gandhi Defies Britain; Makes Salt in India" (see) Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:52

$47.00
169045

SOVIET UNION FAMINE Russia Ukraine Joseph Stalin 4,000,000 Deaths 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527898339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 25, 1933 * Soviet famine of 1932-33 * 4,000,000 estimated deaths The front page has a great banner headline: "SOVIET HUNGER HORRORS TOLD" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage continues on page 2 with related photo. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:49

$45.00
169044

MAHATMA GANDHI Untouchables Campaign Fast Unto Death HEALTH ISSUE 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188907322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY DEATH, August 24, 1933 * Mahatma Gandhi health problems * Campaign against untouchability * Fast unto death ending * Great headline for display (rare) The front page has a great banner headline: "FAST PERILS LIFE OF GANDHI" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:49

$67.00
169042

LOU GEHRIG Consecutive Games RECORD New York Yankees Baseball 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527895922

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 18, 1933. * Lou Gehrig's consecutive games played record * New York Yankees - MLB baseball The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "Gehrig Breaks Record; Plays 1,308th Game" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:46

$44.00
169041

POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN Cartoonist Creator E. C. Segar DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188906075

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 14, 1938 * Elzie Crisler E. C. Segar death * Popeye the Sailor Man creator * Thimble Theatre comic strip Page 16 has a one column heading: "E. C. Segar, Who Created 'Popeye, The Sailor,' Dies" First report coverage on the death of E. C. Segar, American cartoonist best known as the creator of Popeye the Sailor Man. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:46

$44.00
169039

Pharaoh KING TUTANKHAMEN Mummy's Curse ? Earl of Carnarvon DEATH 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527894767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., April 5, 1923 * The Earl of Carnarvon death * King Tutankhamen Tut - Mummy's curse ? The front page has a one column heading: "DEATH OF THE DISCOVERER OF PHARAOH'S TOMB" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon. This led to the story of the "Curse of Tutankhamun". Complete with 14 pages, light toning, small binding slits along the spine, generally in nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:45

$48.00
169038

JEWS AT SOLDIER FIELD Jewish Pageant Show w/ Photos Chaim Weizmann1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527894164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 4, 1933 * Jewish Pageant show w/ performances * Jews - Judaica - Chaim Weizmann w/ photos * "A Romance of a People" history of Jews The front page has a five column headline: "125,000 Witness Jewish Spectacle" with subheads. (see) Three related photos are on the back page. This was also during a time of transition for Jews in Germany. Complete with all 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:44

$47.00
169037

PITTSBURGH STEELERS & Philadelphia Eagles NFL Football Franchises 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188905573

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 only (sports), July 9, 1933 * Pittsburgh Steelers * Philadelphia Eagles * Joins NFL football The front page of this section has a one column heading: "National Pro Grid League Admits 3 Clubs" (see) First report coverage on the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles being awarded franchises by the National Football League at its annual owners' meeting in Chicago. Complete section 2 (sports) only with 10 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:44

$67.00
169036

ALBERT EINSTEIN Theoretical Physics Gets 1ST AMERICAN VISA 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527893259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 6, 1932 * Albert Einstein gets 1st Visa... Coming to America * Escaping the Nazis - Pre-World War II The front page has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN TO GET U. S. VISA; BOLTS CONSUL'S QUIZ" with subhead. (see) Small photo of Einstein is on the back page. First report coverage on Albert Einstein receiving his 1st Visa to come to America in which he would ultimately stay. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:44

$52.00
169034

GORDON COOPER Mercury-Atlas 9 Rocket Space Mission Flight 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188903950

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK JOURNAL AMERICAN, May 16, 1963 * Mercury-Atlas 9 manned space mission * Astronaut Cordon Cooper spaceflight The front page has a nice banner headline: "COOPER IN LAST LAPS" with subheads and related photo. Also headline above the masthead in red lettering. (see) First section with 16 pages, some wear at the central fold with archival mending along this on page 2, a little margin wear as well.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:41

$37.00
169014

BONNIE & CLYDE Parker Injury & Barrow Kidnapping Murders Police 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527507851

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 12, 1933 * Clyde Barrow Gang * Kidnapping & murder * Bonnie & Clyde fame Page 12 has a one column heading: "Pair Sought As Slayers Kidnap Police Officers" with subhead. (see) Rare to find news accounts on this famous outlaw almost a year prior to his death. First report coverage after the accident in which left Bonnie Parker with a severely burnt leg. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 32 ... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:22

$57.00
169013

JOHNNY GOODMAN Omaha Golfer Last Amateur to Win U.S. OPEN Golf 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527507426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, June 11, 1933 * Golfer Johnny Goodman wins (1st report) * U.S. Open - last amateur to achieve * Omaha, Nebraska golfer The front page of this section has a great banner headline: "GOODMAN WINS NATIONAL OPEN GOLF WITH 287" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. Goodman was the last amateur golfer to win the U.S. Open. Complete section 2 only with 10 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:22

$45.00
169012

Jewish Boxer MAX BAER Wins German Max Schmeling Heavyweight Boxing1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188674183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUINE, June 9, 1933. * Jewish boxer Max Baer * Max Schmeling - German fighter * Heavyweight boxing The front page of section 2 (sports) has a great banner headline: "BAER CRASHES SCHMELING TO DEFEAT IN 10TH" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 38 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such. wikipedia notes: In June 1933, Baer fought and defeated (by a technical knock out) the German heavyweight Max Schmeling at Yankee Stadium. Baer's trunks displayed an embroidered Star of David[14], which Max swore to wear in every bout thereafter. He dominated the rugged fighter from Ger... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:21

$47.00
169011

AMELIA EARHART 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight SOLO 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527504809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 20, 1932 * Amelia Earhart (1st stage) * Transatlantic flight (Airplane) * 1st woman to achieve solo The front page has a one column heading: "Two Atlantic Hops Started; One by Woman" Photo of Earhart is on the back page. (see) This was the first female solo flight across the Atlantic. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:20

$45.00
169010

United States GOLD STANDARD Dropped FDR Franklin D. Roosevelt 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527504051

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 20, 1933. * U.S. Gold Standard dropped * Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR The front page has a great banner headline: "INFLATION ON; MARKETS SOAR" with subheads and related illustration. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on FDR dropping the Gold Standard for the United States. Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:19

$52.00
169009

AIRSHIP ITALIA Umberto Nobile North Pole Polar Flight SOS TROUBLE 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188673155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 28, 1928 * Airship Italia - Umberto Nobile * North Pole - polar flight The front page has a a great banner headline: "NOBILE IN DISTRESS; NEW SOS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. Complete with all 38 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such. wikipedia notes: The airship Italia passed over the North Pole at midnight. The Italian tricolor and an oaken cross gifted to Umberto Nobile by the pope were dropped onto the Pole, but Nobile deemed it too risky to attempt a landing because the airship was weighed down with ice and the radio had broken down, so ... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:19

$44.00
169008

ROCKPORT TRAIN WRECK Mansfield Co. New Jersey Railroad Disaster 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188672918

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Penn., June 17, 1925 * Rockport train wreck disaster * Mansfield County, New Jersey * Lackawanna Railroad (DL&W) The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Death List In The Rockport Wreck May Reach Fifty" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:18

$40.00
169007

KKK Ku Klux Klan Washington D.C. RALLY Pennsylvania Avenue MARCH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527500332

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 8, 1925 * KKK Ku Klux Klan * Washington D.C. rally The top of the front page has a one column heading: "20,000 KLANSMEN REACH WASHINGTON; 50,000 EXPECTED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:18

$44.00
169006

GAINESVILLE GA Georgia & Tupelo MS Mississippi TORNADOES Disaster 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188672407

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY NEWS, April 7, 1936 * Gainesville, Georgia * Tupelo, Mississippi * Tornadoes disaster The front page has a great banner headline: "TORNADO DEATHS RISE TO 376" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage continues on page 2 with related map. Six related photos are on the back page. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:17

$52.00
169005

BATTLE OF THE BULGE STARTS Nazis Tanks Belgium Invasion 1944 WWII Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527499216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1944 * Battle of the Bulge beginning * World War II - Belgium * German offensive campaign The top of the front page has a six column headline: "NAZIS GAIN IN BELGIUM IN GREAT BATTLE; FORTRESSES CALLED UPON TO STEM PUSH" with subheads and related photo. (see) Coverage near the beginning of the famous Battle of the Bulge. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete with all 36 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:17

$42.00
169001

PINEAPPLE PRIMARY Chicago Gangsters Gangland BIG BILL THOMPSON 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188669697

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1928 * Pineapple Primary in Chicago * William Hale Thompson - Big Bill * Gangster era elections - corruption The top of the front page has a three column headline: "THOMPSON MACHINE BEATEN IN ILLINOIS; SMALL AND SMITH ROUTED, CROWE LOSES; SHOOTINGS AND KIDNAPPINGS IN CHICAGO" with many subheads. (see) First report coverage on the primary election in Gangster infested Chicago, Illinois at the height of government corruption there. Lengthy text continues on page 2 with related photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: The Pineapple Primary was the name given to a Repub... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:13

$40.00
168999

Whirlaway KENTUCKY DERBY Thoroughbred Horse Racing Triple Crown 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188669289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 4, 1941 * Whirlaway - horse racing * Kentucky Derby win (1st of 3 wins) * Triple crown winner The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "70,000 WATCH WHIRLAWAY TAKE DERBY IN RECORD TIME" with subheads and related photos. (see) Nice for display. This was the 1st of 3 historic wins for the famed horse in the quest for the triple crown. Complete sport's section only with 10 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:11

$44.00
168985

Historic Best BABE RUTH Sold to Boston Red Sox MLB Baseball Team 1914 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187898570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 10, 1914 * Babe Ruth sold to Boston Red Sox * Historic MLB report * Major league baseball * In a Boston publication (very rare) This is an absolute gem of a newspaper for any collector of baseball history. It contains, somewhat inconspicuously on the back page, a report of incredible significance: the purchase of Babe Ruth by the Boston Red Sox, reported in a Boston newspaper. The top of the fifth column has heads: "RED SOX BUY THREE STARS" with subheads: "Pitchers Ruth and Shore and Catcher Egan of Baltimore Internationals to Report Here Saturday--American League Race Tightens--Chicago Americans and Boston Nationals Win Again". The report reads in part: "...the followers of the ... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 09:46

$965.00
168984

GHOST TOWN Standardville Utah Coal Mine Mining EXPLOSION Disaster 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372526320114

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, February 8, 1930 * Standardville, Utah (ghost town) * Mine explosion disaster This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on the back page (page 32) that include: "20 UTAH MINERS DIE IN GAS EXPLOSION" "Nine Are Rescued as Carbon Monoxide Sweeps Through Standardville Coal Shaft" and more. (see) Tells of the Standardville, Utah mine explosion disaster. Other news of the day throughout. Minor margin wear, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: When coal was discovered in the area in 1912, the town sprang up. At its peak, the population was around 550. On February 6, 1930, an explosion in the mine killed 20 miners and 3 people from rescue crews. Although the explosion had a large imp... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 09:45

$45.00
168983

DARIEN GA McIntosh County Georgia NEGROES Lynchings Martial Law 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372526319593

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1930 * George Grant & Willie Bryan Negro lynchings * Darien, McIntosh County, Georgia martial law Page 29 has one column headings that include: "GEORGIA TOWN PUT UNDER MARTIAL LAW" "Mob Forced Way Into Jail Despite Troops' Presence and Lynched Negro" and more. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negroes George Grant & Willie Bryan at Darien, Georgia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 wh... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 09:45

$52.00
168979

OPERATION DRAGOON Southern France Invasion World War II 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372526311335

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., August 16, 1944 * Operation Dragoon (1st report) * Southern France invasion * Allies invade Nazis The top of the front page, above the masthead has a terrific banner headline announcing: "ALLIES DRIVE INLAND IN SOUTHERN FRANCE" with related photo. (see) Great for display. Coverage on "Operation Dragoon" in Southern France. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 10 pages, light toning and a little at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 05, 2019 09:35

$47.00
168978

Great BOBBY JONES Golf U.S. Open Edina Minnesota GRAND SLAM Win 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372526310258

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, July 13, 1930 * Bobby Jones to win U.S. Open (1st round) * 3rd of 4 major wins (year of grand slam) The front page has a great banner headline: "JONES WINS; HIS 12TH CROWN" with subheads. (see) Nice for display and unusual for a sport's event to make the main headline on the front page. More related coverage within the sport's pages including photo of Jones. First report coverage on Bobby Jones winning the U.S. Open during his quest for the famous grand slam of golf. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete 1st and 2nd (sports) sections only with a total of 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant ... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 09:34

$88.00
168977

Best The Kidnapping of Little BILLY RANIERI Set Free in 1928 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187891500

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 19, 1928 * Billy Ranieri set free by mafia * Chicago Kidnapping w/ photos * Best title to be had (rare) The front page has a great banner headline: "BOY SET FREE BY KIDNAPPERS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related photos are on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are s... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 09:33

$52.00
168976

EMELLE Alabama RACE Riot Negroes & Niagara Falls Barrel Stunt 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187891079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, July 6, 1930 * Emelle, Alabama race riot - Negroes * George Stathakis - daredevil * Over the Niagara Falls in barrel The front page has a one column heading: "2 WHITES AND 2 NEGROES KILLED IN RACIAL CLASH" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on a race riot in Emelle, Alabama. Also on the front page is another one column heading: "Rides In Barrel Over Niagara; Believed Dead" (see) Complete 1st section only with all 14 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 05, 2019 09:33

$42.00
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