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142974

COLLEGE DRINKING Prohibition Era Students Alcohol Beer Liquor 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371593289657

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 24, 1930 * Drinking alcohol in college * Prohibition era headline The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HEAVY DRINKING IN COLLEGES, DAYS COACH" with subhead. (see) A look back in college life during the prohibition era. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, some margin wear, mainly along the spine, generally good.

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:04

$33.00
142945

FRANCIS XAVIER DERCUM American Physician & Neurologist DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371592449305

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 24, 1931 * Francis Xavier Dercum death (1st report) * American physician & neurologist * James F. Ballard death (1st report) * Art collector - Middle East & Asia rugs Page 23 has a one column heading: "DR. F. X. DERCUM DIES IN CHAIR AT MEETING" with subheads and photo. (see) Also on the same page is another one column heading: "J. F. BALLARD DEAD; COLLECTOR OF RUGS" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 presen... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:52

$34.00
142944

Best BABE RUTH Hurts Leg Injury & Helen Keller Visits White House 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371592448130

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1931 * Babe Ruth hurts leg * New York Yankees * Helen Keller visits White House * Deaf & Blind Author & activist Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Helen Keller and Party White House Guests; She Broadcasts Appeal for the Nation's Blind" (see) The sport's section (page 30) has a six column headline: "Ruth Taken to Hospital With Leg Injury as Yanks Win" with subheads. (see) Nice to have in a New York City publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 is... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:50

$42.00
142941

UNION CITY Obion County TN Tennessee NEGRO George Smith Lynching 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391425629745

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1931 * Negro lynching - lynched - George Smith * Union City, Obion County, Tennessee Page 22 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO IN COURT HOUSE YARD" "Take Him From Jail at Union City, Tenn.---Attempted Attack on Woman Alleged". (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro George Smith in Union City, Tennessee. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:47

$38.00
142939

WES FERRELL No-Hit Cleveland Indians Game BABE RUTH Injury Photo 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391425628792

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1931 * Wes Ferrell no-hit pitched game * Cleveland Indians - MLB baseball * Babe Ruth leg injury photo The sport's section (page 17) has a five column headline: "No-Hit, No-Run Game Pitched by Ferrell of Indians" with subheads, photo and box scores. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also on the same page is a two column photo showing laid up at home with two column heading: "Ruth Holds Reception at Home; Predicts Quick Return to Game" with subhead. (see) Such photos and reports were probably only published in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, thi... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:45

$37.00
142936

INDIANAPOLIS 500 Motor Speedway Automobile Race Pat Flaherty WINS 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391425626978

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 31, 1956 * Indianapolis 500 auto race * Pat Flaherty wins (1st report) The front page has a nice banner headline: "PAT FLAHERTY WINS '500'" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the 1956 Indianapolis 500 race in which Pat Flaherty was the winner. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, a little spine wear with small binding holes, nice for display.

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:41

$33.00
142933

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT FDR 1st Nomination Democratic for PRESIDENT 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391425624751

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, July 2, 1932 * Democratic National Convention * Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR * 1st of 3 nominations The front page has nice banner headline: "ROOSEVELT NOMINATED ON 4TH BALLOT" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on FDR's nomination as a Democrat for the United States Presidency. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:36

$33.00
142927

ALMA RUBENS American Hollywood Film & Stage Actress DEATH 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371592427628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1931 * Alma Rubens death (1st report) * American film & stage actress * Victim of cocaine abuse Page 23 has a one column heading: "ALMA RUBENS DIES; FORMER FILM STAR" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of American film actress and stage performer, Alma Rubens. She is an early example of someone famous in Hollywood that became addicted to drugs that ruined her career. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 pre... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:23

$37.00
142901

TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER Arlington National Cemetery Design 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589777520

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 11, 1928 * "Tomb of the Unknown Soldier" design chosen * Thomas Hudson Jones & Lorimer Rich * Arlington National Cemetery The front page has one column headings: "New Yorkers' Decision Picked" "Will Be Used on Tomb of Unknown Soldier" (see) First report coverage on Thomas Hudson Jones and Lorimer Rich being chosen as the designers of the "Tomb of the Unknown Soldier" Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, even toning, some spine wear, generally good.

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Ends May 01, 2016 15:02

$37.00
142879

BIG BILL THOMPSON Chicago Gangster Al Capone Era Mayor Defeated 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589755299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1931 * William Hale "Big Bill" Thompson defeated * Anton Cermak becomes Chicago mayor * Gangland - gangsters - prohibition era The top of the front page has a two column heading: "CHICAGO OUSTS THOMPSON; CERMAK IS ELECTED MAYOR BY A MAJORITY OF 191,916" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Anton Cermak defeating William Hale Thompson as Mayor of Chicago. Thompson is considered one of the most unethical mayors in American history. Coincidentally, Al "Scarface' Capone was put away for income tax evasion later that same year. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very hi... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:29

$34.00
142877

RUTH HOWLAND NICHOLS Airplane Women's World Speed Record Broken 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422414070

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1931 * Ruth Howland Nichols breaks record * Women's world speed record broken Page 14 has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS MAKES NEW SPEED RECROD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Nichols breaking the Women's world airplane speed record with 210.7 MPH. 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 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. Give... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:26

$34.00
142874

CHARLIE CHAPLIN "City Lights" Opening Day Film Debut AD & Review 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589750895

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 7, 1931 * Silent era comic actor Charlie Chaplin * "City Lights" movie film debut ad & review Page 11 has a one column heading: "CHAPLIN HILARIOUS IN HIS 'CITY LIGHTS'" with subheads. (see) Also on the same page is an advertisement for the opening day debut of this famous movie with charactercher of Chaplin. (see) 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 rather than individuals were ... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:22

$37.00
142868

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422390498

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, May 25, 1935 * George Weyerhaeuser kidnapping * Tacoma, Washington (1st report) The front page has a banner headline announcing: "Lumber Millionaire's Son Is Kidnapped" with subheads and photo of the mother. (see) First report 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 24 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 & in... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:11

$42.00
142867

Best BABE RUTH Final Career Baseball HOME RUNS w/ 714th 1935 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422389682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1935 * Babe Ruth's final career home runs (714th) * Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania * Best title to be had ? The front page of the sport''s section (inside) has a two column heading: "Ruth Hits 3 Homers but Braves Lose, 11-7; Gets an Ovation From Fans in Pittsburgh" First report coverage on Babe Ruth's last home runs of his career including his 714th. Great to have this report from the city where he played most of his baseball career with. Also reporting on a young Jesse Owens , who broke 3 World records at Ohio State University. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 70+ page Sunday edition, light toning, a little m... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:10

$225.00
142806

PROHIBITION RULED VALID No Beer & Liquor - Dry Law to Continue 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371588102281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 25, 1931 * National Prohibition Act held valid * Eighteenth Amendment argument * Dry law to continue in the U.S. The front page has a one column heading: "DRY LAW HELD VALID BY SUPREME COURT; RULING IS UNANIMOUS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the United States v. Sprague Supreme Court decision with complete text on page 21. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 ra... See More  

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Ends April 29, 2016 15:03

$75.00
142805

CHARLIE CHAPLIN Returns to London & Mahatma Gandhi - Lord Irwin 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391420215279

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1931 * Actor/comedian Charlie Chaplin * Returns to London, England * Mahatma Gandhi & Lord Irwin * Gandhi-Irwin Pact agreement talks Page 6 has a one column heading: "CHAPLIN BESIEGED BY LONDON CROWDS" with subheads. (see) Page 8 has a one column heading: "IRWIN AND GANDHI IN SURPRISE PARLEY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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 individua... See More  

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Ends April 29, 2016 15:02

$34.00
142804

ALBERT EINSTEIN on Applying Science in the World CALTECH Lecture 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371588101097

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1931 * Professor Albert Einstein lecture * California Institute of Technology * Urges applying science in the World Page 6 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN SEES LACK IN APPLYING SCIENCE" with subheads and more. (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 in 52 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 r... See More  

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Ends April 29, 2016 15:01

$34.00
142763

JESSE OWENS Berlin Olympics NEGRO Track & Field w/ Adolph Hitler 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587369321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 8, 1936 * Jesse Owens shines in track & field * Olympic games in Berlin Germany * In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich The top of the front page has: "Williams, U.S. Olympian, Takes 400 Meter Title" which begins: "Archie Williams, young California Negro, won the 400 meter run at the Olympic Games in Berlin yesterday...". The sports page has a photo of him captioned: "Archie Williams of United States beating Arthur Brown, Great Britain, in the 400 meter event." (see). Page 7 has a banner headline: "Robertson Calls on Owens to Run on U.S. Sprint Relay Team in Race Today" which has photos of the opening ceremonies in Berlin as well as one showing: "Chancellor Hi... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:33

$128.00
142760

RUTH HOWLAND NICHOLS Airplane Altitude Flight Record Broken 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587366251

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1931 * Ruth Howland Nichols breaks record * World altitude record (Women) * Airplane flight to 28,743 feet The front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS SOARS SIX MILES ABOVE CITY, SETTING NEW RECORD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Nichols. 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 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 the... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:28

$34.00
142759

ROCKETS SLED Syracuse University Student Ice Boat w/ Photo 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587365139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1931 * Rocket sled on ice test w/ photo * Syracuse University student Page 16 has one column headings that include: "ROCKET SLED LEAPS AT A DAZZLING PACE" "Syracuse Student Vaults Fifty Feet in 2-5 of a Second on Oneida Lake" and more with photo. (see) First record coverage ob Harry W. Bull traveling on the 1st rocket ice-boat on record. 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 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowin... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:27

$38.00
142758

1st Ever LIQUID FUELED Rocket Launch - Johannes Winkler 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391419199357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1931 * 1st liquid fueled rocket launch * Johannes Winkler Page 27 has one column headings: "LIQUID-FUEL ROCKET IN SUCCESSFUL FLIGHT" "First Projectile So Driven Rises 1,000 feet in German Test and Lands as Planned" First report coverage on the the very 1st successful launched liquid-fueled rocket. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1at section only with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Johannes Winkler was a German rocket pioneer who founded the first German rocket society and launched the first successful liquid-... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:23

$39.00
142757

SS VIKING Sealing Ship Sealer Horse Islands EXPLOSION Disaster 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391419198536

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1931 * SS Viking sealing ship explosion disaster * Film producer Varick Frissell The front page has a three column headline: "20 KILLED, SCORES HURT, AS SHIP BLOWS UP; MOVIE MEN ON SEALER AMONG MISSING; SIXTY REACH ISLAND OFF NEWFOUNDLAND" with subheads and photo of Varick Frissell. (see) First report coverage on the SS Viking disaster near Horse Islands off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada. Lengthy text continues inside with more related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on ver... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:22

$37.00
142715

JAKE LINGLE Chicago Tribune Reporter MURDERER Gangster Arrested 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587063544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1931 * re. Jake Lingle's assassination * Chicago Tribune reporter * Leo Vincent Brothers arrest * Al Capone & the Chicago Outfit Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Police Announce Capture of Lingle Slayer; Says St. Louis Gangster Killed the Reporter" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the arrest of Leo Vincent Brothers for the assassination of Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 07:21

$34.00
142714

POPE PIUS XI Casti Connibii on Marriage, Divorce & Birth Control 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587061770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1931 * Pope Pius XI * Casti connubii * Papal encyclical The front page has a tw column headline: "POPE PIUS XI, IN ENCYCLICAL, CONDEMNS TRIAL MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND BIRTH CONTROL" with subheads. (see) Full text of the papal encyclical takes up pages 14 & 15 with photo of Pope Pius XI. Too much to photograph all. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 07:16

$34.00
142696

STRAND THEATRE Brockton Massachusetts FIREMEN Firefighters Deaths 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371586538656

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON POST, March 10, 1941 * Strand Theatre fire disaster * Firemen - firefighters * Brockton, Massachusetts * Early, same day report Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "THEATRE FIRE IN BROCKTON" with subheads. A very early, same day first report on the Strand Theatre fire in Brockton, Massachusetts. So early, the fate of the firefighters were not yet known. Nice to have in a publication close to the disaster, probably the reason for the early report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On March 10, 1941, thirteen Brockton firefighters lost their lives when the roof collapsed as t... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:41

$46.00
142694

JUDGE KENESAW MOUNTAIN LANDIS Becomes MLB Baseball Commissioner 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418106357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, January 12, 1921 * Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis * Becomes 1st MLB Baseball commissioner Page 7 has a two column heading: "Baseball Finally Put On Reconstructive Basis" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, a little light staining, a few small margin tears, generally nice. wikipedia notes: While serving as a Federal judge, Landis, an ardent baseball fan, was selected as chairman of a new National Commission of baseball. The owners decided to appoint a commission made up entirely of non-baseball men to restore confidence in the sport following the 1919 Black Sox Scandal, perhaps the worst of a number of incidents... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:38

$34.00
142693

JIM THORPE The Carlisle Indian Athlete WORLD SERIES Appearance 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371586535956

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, October 14, 1917 * The Word Series of baseball * 1st & only appearance of Jim Thorpe * Chicago White Sox (pre-scandal) The sport's section covers game 5 of the 1917 World Series between the Chicago White Sox and the New York Giants. The series was won by the Chicago Americans (White Sox), which would be the last time they would win a series until 2005. This series featured "Shoeless" Joe Jackson (for the Sox), and the only World Series appearance ever for Jim Thorpe (for the Giants). While his name only appears briefly in the text and in the box score, it is historic non the less. The front page of the sport's section (page 13) has a banner headline: "WHITE SOX... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:35

$77.00
142681

CAROLE LANDIS American Film Actress Drug Overdose SUICIDE Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418098190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1948 * Carole Landis suicide death * American Film and stage actress * "The Ping Girl" "The Chest" Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Carole Landis, 29, Is Found Dead With a Suicide Note in Next Room" First report coverage continues on page 13 with photo. Landis dies of an intentional drug overdose. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, very minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:21

$45.00
142625

KIN HUBBARD Bellefontaine Ohio American Cartoonist Humorist DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414484269

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1930 * Kin McKinney Hubbard death (1st report) * American cartoonist, humorist & journalist * "Abe Martin of Brown County" creator Page 13 has a one column heading: "KIN HUBBARD DIES; FAMOUS HUMORIST" with subheads and photo. (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 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 & in... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 14:07

$33.00
142623

1ST PHOTOGRAPH of the Earth's Curvature w/ Albert William Stevens 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414482746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1930 * 1st photograph of the Earth's curvature * Captain Albert William Stevens The front page has a one column heading: "EARTH'S CURVE SEEN IN PHOTO FROM PLANE" with subheads. See below for history description. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. source: Today in Lab Hist... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 14:05

$33.00
142621

Gangster AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Income Tax Evasion Guilty Plea 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414481277

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, June 17, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Income tax evasion guilty plea The front page has one column headings: "CAPONE GUILT PLEA BREAKS GANG RULE" "Eliminates Self as Rum Ring Chief; to Accept 2 and Half Year Prison Term" First report coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone pleading guilty Income tax evasion. He would later retract his plea after he realized the potential penalty he would receive. He would eventually be found guilty later that year which would end his criminal career. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light browning, very minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2016 14:02

$44.00
142618

EDDIE CASEY Harvard University Crimson Football Head Coach 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414476049

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1930 * Eddie Casey, American football player & coach * Harvard Crimson football head coaching job The sport's section (page 30) has a banner headline: "Eddie Casey Appointed Head Coach of Harvard Football Team to Succeed Horween" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Eddie Casey becoming the new head coach for the Harvard University football team. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowi... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:52

$33.00
142617

RUTH HOWLAND NICHOLS Transcontinental Airplane Flight Record 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371583365231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1930 * Ruth Howland Nichols breaks record * Transcontinental airplane flight (time) * Charles A. Lindbergh The front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS SETS RECORD FROM COAST" with subheads. (see) Article continues inside with photo of Nichols. First report coverage on Ruth Howland Nichols breaking the transcontinental airplane flight record. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 issu... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:51

$33.00
142615

THOMAS EDISON Supports 18th Amendment Prohibition Law Enforcement 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371583352722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 18, 1930 * Inventor Thomas Edison * U.S. Prohibition support * Anti beer - liquor law Page 17 has a one column heading: "EDISON SEES BOON IN PROHIBITION LAW" with subheads. (see) See images for a question/answer article showing Thomas Edison's support for the Eighteenth Amendment. 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 advertisement of the day. Complete in 52 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 presen... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:41

$33.00
142614

AMELIA EARHART Willow Grove Pennsylvania AUTOGYRO Flight Record 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414468700

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1930 * Amelia Earhart autogyro flight * Willow Grove, Pennsylvania * First to carry a passenger Page 3 has a one column heading: "Miss Earhart Pilots Passenger In Autogiro" with subhead. See below for history description. 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 38 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 & institution... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:40

$37.00
142613

FRANK NITTI Al 'Scarface' Capone's Henchman Guilty TAX EVASION 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414468121

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1930 * Frank 'The Enforcer' Nitti * Italian American gangster * Al 'Scarface' Capone hitman * Chicago Outfit Page 5 has a one column heading: "THIRD CAPONE AIDE GUILTY IN TAX CASE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone's top henchman, Frank 'The Enforcer' Nitti, pleading guilty of tax evasion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:38

$37.00
142612

CHARLES K. HARRIS American Songwriter of Popular Music DEATH 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414467101

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 23, 1930 * Charles K. Harris death * Songwriter of popular music * "Tin Pan Alley" pioneer * "After the Ball" (song) fame Page 21 has a one column heading: "C. K. HARRIS DEAD; NOTED SONG WRITER" with subheads and photo. (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 in 44 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 & institution... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:37

$33.00
142604

NEW YORK YANKEES & Monte Pearson Baseball World Series vs. Reds 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414377169

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM-TIMES, October 5, 1939 * 1939 World Series of baseball (game 1) * New York Yankees vs. Cincinnati Reds The front page has a scoreboard display above the masthead showing the Yankees winning 4-0. A two column headline reads: "PEARSON ALLOWS TOW HITS; YANKS TRIUMPH 4 TO 0" with subheads and box scores. (see) First report coverage on game 1 for the World Series of baseball championship. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, nice condition

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Ends April 23, 2016 11:39

$33.00
142601

SIEGE OF NACO Sonora Mexico Jose Gonzalo Escobar Rebellion 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371583249247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1929 * Siege of Naco, Sonora, Mexico * Jose Gonzalo Escobar Rebellion The front page has a three column headline: "BATTLE OF NACO WOUNDS FOUR AMERICANS; OUR SOLDIERS AND MEXICANS IN CLASH; WASHINGTON RUSHES 18 PLANES TO SCENE" 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 1st section only (Sunday) with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2016 11:36

$33.00
142593

Rare JERUSALEM Israel Volume 1 1920 American English Old Newspaper Judaica Jews


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414367312

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: JERUSALEM NEWS (subtitled "An American Newspaper), Jerusalem, Israel, dated April 1, 1920 * Rare title - Volume 1 issue * English language Printed in the masthead is: "The first daily in Jerusalem printed in the English language." A quite uncommon volume 1 issue with various news of the day including: "Reuters Telegrams", "Nile Mission Press", "Particulars of the Jerusalem News Prize Competition". This single sheet issue is in very good condition, although slightly irregular at the right margin.

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Ends April 23, 2016 11:27

$56.00
142571

TOMMY BROWN Brooklyn Dodgers YOUNGEST Ever to Hit MLB Home Run 1945 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391413535460

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1945 * Tommy Brown - Brooklyn Dodgers * Youngest to ever hit a home run The sport's section (page 24) has a two column heading: "Pirates Swamp Dodgers, 11 to 1; Game Marked by 7 Brook Errors" with subhead: "Tom Brown's First Homer Keeps Roe From Shutout Victory..." with box scores. Brown still holds the record for the youngest MLB baseball player ever to hit a home run (17 years old). 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 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a h... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 15:48

$42.00
142569

THE BLITZ London Bombing LaGrange LA NEGRO Lynching 1940 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391413532942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1940 * Austin Callaway, LaGrange, Georgia lynching * The Blitz (1st Phase) (early report) * Germany bombs London England The front page has a nice banner headline: "MIGHTY NAZI AIR FLEETS AGAIN BOMB LONDON; DOCKS AND PLANTS HIT, FIRES RAGE, 400 DEAD; GOERING DIRECTING 'NEW PHASE OF THE WAR'" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text. Page 17 has small one column headings: "NEGRO LYNCHED IN GEORGIA" "Taken From Cell and Shot After Alleged Attack on Woman" First report coverage on the lynching of negro Austin Callaway in LaGrange, Louisiana. 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 April 22, 2016 15:46

$56.00
142567

MARY SCHARLIEB Pioneer Woman Physician Surgeon Doctor DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582533781

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 22, 1930 * Mary Scharlieb death (1st report) * Pioneer British Woman physician * Extremely devout evout Anglo-Catholic Page 17 has a one column heading: "MARY SCHARLIEB, PHYSICIAN, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of pioneer British female physician, Mary Scharlieb. 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 36 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 & sturd... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 15:43

$34.00
142566

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Chicago Beer Baron INCOME TAX Downfall Opens 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582532661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 23, 1930 * Al "Scarface" Capone's downfall surfaces * Income tax investigation comes to light * Chicago gangster - mob boss - beer baron Page 2 has a one column heading: "SIFT CAPONE INCOME TO GET BACK TAXES" with subheads. (see) This investigation would be the eventual downfall of the infamous beer baron about a year later. Also mention of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1`st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2016 15:42

$38.00
142562

Best BABE RUTH'S Very Last New York Yankees Baseball HOMER RUN 1934 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582528679

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 30, 1934 * Babe Ruth's last home run as a Yankee * New York Yankees - Major league baseball * Best title to be had ? Page 3 of the sport's section (inside) has one column headings that include: "YANKEES LOSE, 8-5, THEN TRIUMPH, 9-6" "Ruth Wallops 22d Homer and Drives in Three Runs in Opener at Washington" "Gets Unique Honor Today" and more. This would turn out to be Babe Ruth's final home run wearing pinstripes as a Yankee. He had 49 homers with the Red Sox prior to coming to New York and will hit another 6 with the Boston Braves the following season before retiring. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 15:37

$65.00
142547

New York Yankees Star BABE RUTH Wife Fire DEATH Helen Woodford 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582470211

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: QUINCY EVENING TIMES, Massachusetts, Jan. 14, 1929 * Babe Ruth * Death of wife in fire The front page has a two column headline: "Probe Into Death Of Mrs. Babe Ruth" who died in a fire. Complete in 12 pages with binding slits at the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:19

$28.00
142545

BROOKS ROBINSON Baltimore Orioles Baseball Cover PHOTO 1971 Sport's Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391413467941

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Oct. 16, 1971 * Brooks Robinson * Baltimore Orioles The full front page color action photo is of: "Brooks Robinson The Model Pro", with inside page reporting. This issue is loaded with sport's news, photos, stats and more. Complete in 72 pages, great condition.

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:16

$28.00
142540

Great BABE RUTH New York Yankees SUSPENDED for Exhibition Play 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391413464230

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BULLETIN, San Francisco, California, Dec. 5, 1921 * Babe Ruth suspended * New York Yankees * Great headline for display The front page has an uncommonly large & bold banner headline: "RUTH FINED, SUSPENDED" concerning Babe Ruth, with the report beginning: "Babe Ruth, home-run king, was swatted by Judge K.M. Landis, Baseball commissioners today. Ruth was fined his world series money share & suspended until May, 1922 for playing exhibition baseball after participating in the world series, in violation of national rules...". Beneath this report is a box: "Last Minute News" with a heading: " 'Babe' Ruth Cheerful" with the details, all in red ink. Presumed complete in 20 pages, although ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:09

$67.00
142535

MARCHESE GUGLIELMO MARCONI Marine Radiotelephone Experiments 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582450804

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1930 * Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi * Marine radiotelephone experiments * Yacht Elettra laboratory Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Marconi Perfecting Automatic Radiophone; To Install System From Rome to Sardina" (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 in 48 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:01

$34.00
142534

BETHANY Oklahoma City County Camel Creek TORNADOES Disaster 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391413458466

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1930 * Bethany, Oklahoma County * Camel Creek tornado disaster The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Tornadoes Kill 23, Injure 124; Half of Oklahoma Town Razed" with subhead. (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 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... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:00

$34.00
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