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158981

Great PROHIBITION No Beer & Liquor in America BEGINS Headline 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391924171635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1920 * Prohibition begins in America * No beer - liquor The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DRY LAWS UPHELD IN UNANIMOUS VIEW OF SUPREME COURT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 6. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:39

$45.00
158846

Original 1919 VOLSTEAD ACT Passes United States PROHIBITION Dry Era Beginning


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372130523620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 29, 1919 * Volstead Act veto overridden * Total Prohibition in United States The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SENATE OVERRIDES PROHIBITION VETO BY VOTE OF 65 TO 20" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the House overriding the president's veto of the Volstead Act. This is a very significant issue reporting an event which would lead America into a very tumultuous, crime-ridden era. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, address label in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:21

$67.00
158703

WILLIS-CAMPBELL ACT Prohibition Anti Beer Alcohol SIGNED into Law 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391918904982

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1921 * Willis-Campbell Act signed into law * Prohibition - anti alcohol - beer Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "President Signs Anti-Beer Measure; Doctors Lose Right to Prescribe Beer" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally good. wikipedia notes: The Willis–Campbell Act of 1921 prohibited doctors from prescribing beer or liquor as a “drug” to treat ailments. The Act kept in force all anti-liquor tax laws that had been in place prior to the passage of the Volstead Act in 1919, giving authorities the right... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2017 12:57

$40.00
158618

WORLD WAR I Treaty of Versailles World War I officially ENDS 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917387197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 29, 1919 * World War I officially ends * Peace Treaty signed * Treaty of Versailles The front page has a three line banner headline: "PEACE SIGNED, ENDS THE GREAT WAR; GERMANS DEPART STILL PROTESTING; PROHIBITION TILL TROOPS DISBAND" Various related subheads including: "Enemy Envoys in Truculent Spirit" "Say Afterward They Would Not Have Signed Had They Known They Were to Leave First by Different Way" "China Refuses to Sign, Smuts Makes Protest" "These Events Somewhat Cloud the Great Occasion at Versailles -- Wilson, Clemenceau, and Lloyd George Receive a Tremendous Ovation". More inside as well. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:17

$135.00
158301

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Beer Liquor 18th Amendment VOID Buyer ? 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912397022

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1930 * 18th Amendment - U.S. prohibition void to buyer ? * Beer - liquor legal to purchaser The top of the front page has a three column headline: "BUYER OF LIQUOR COMMITS NO CRIME, THE SUPREME COURT RULES IN TEST CASE; MODIFIED JONES LAW REPORTED TO HOUSE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 23, 2017 06:44

$40.00
157887

GREAT MOLASSES FLOOD Boston Storage Tank Collapse Disaster 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904110081

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1919 * Great Molasses Flood disaster * Eve of prohibition ratification One column headings on page 6 note: "12 KILLED WHEN TANK OF MOLASSES EXPLODES" "Huge Sheets of Steel, Hurled Through Air, Destroy Structures on Boston Waterfront" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, typical browning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:11

$67.00
157883

U.S. PROHIBITION New York State Assembly Vote - No BEER Liquor 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904106623

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1919 * U.S. prohibition in New York state * No beer - liquor - alcohol The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ASSEMBLY ADOPTS 'DRY' AMENDMENT, 81 VOTES TO 66" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the fight towards prohibition in the state of New York. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:04

$40.00
157881

PROHIBITION MADE OFFICIAL No More Beer Liquor - Alcohol Banned 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904103233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1919 * Prohibition becomes official * Beer & liquor banned On January 29 the 18th Amendment to the Constitution is ratified when Nebraska agrees to the Prohibition measures. Prohibition of alcohol throughout the United States will come into effect January 16, 1920. This front page has a 3 line, 1 column heading announcing this historic event: "'DRY' AMENDMENT PROCLAIMED PART OF CONSTITUTION" with subheads: "State Department Notifies Nation of Adoption as Fundamental Law" "In Effect Jan. 16 Next" "New York and Vermont Finally Pass Resolution for Ratification" & more. This is a very significant issue reporting an event which would lead America into a very tumultu... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2017 12:57

$88.00
157847

PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Ratification NO BEER LIQUOR Goes Dry 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372100121966

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1919 * Prohibition (no beer, liquor) wins * 18th Amendment ratification * 3/4 of the states needed is met The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NATION VOTED DRY; 38 STATES ADOPT THE AMENDMENT" with subheadS. (see) First report coverage on Nebraska formally ratifying the 18th amendment to the Constitution & causing Prohibition to take effect the next year. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, even toning, a little irregular along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:23

$67.00
157688

PROHIBITION ADOPTED No Beer Liquor HOUSE Senate Vote Approves 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899256330

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 19 1917 * America prohibition adopted * House approves with vote The front page has a one column heading: "PROHIBITION ISSUE NOW UP TO STATES" with subhead. (see) This is coverage on prohibition being adopted United States law. It would come in effect in January of 1919. Nice to have in this title which probably had pro-prohibition leanings. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2017 15:17

$52.00
157682

Pre UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Prelude ? Beer Supply Running Out ? 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899249071

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1919 * Prelude to Prohibition in the United States ? The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BEER SUPPLY OF NATION IS RUNNING LOW" with subheads. (see) Prohibition would be the hot topic for the next year or so. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2017 15:03

$42.00
157636

ENDING PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal Liquor & BEER to RETURN 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896851282

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1933. * 18th Amendment - prohibition end imminent * House votes to repeal - 21st Amendment - Blaine Act The top of the front page has a 3 line, 4 column headline: "HOUSE VOTES DRY LAW REPEAL 289-121; STATES BEGIN MOVE FOR RATIFICATION" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the impending end of prohibition with much more on pages 10 & 11. Other news, sports and advertisements of day. Complete in 42 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 tha... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:29

$62.00
157634

CHICAGO GANGS WAR Begins James Big Jim Colosimo Assassination 1920 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896847614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1920 * "Diamond Jim" Colosimo, early Chicago mobster * Al Capone comes to Chicago * Gangland war begins Page 2 has an article: "James Colosimo Slain At Restaurant Door" "Chicago Underworld Character Is Shot Dead by an Unknown Person" with various details. This was James "Big Jim" of "Diamond Jim" Colosimo, who was one of the early Chicago mob bosses and the first to organize the various parts of the Chicago crime network. It was he who brought his nephew John "The Fox" Torrio to Chicago from Brooklyn to be his second in command, and Torrio in turn brought his old Brooklyn lieutenant, Al Capone, to Chicago to work as a bartender & bouncer. When Prohibition we... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:22

$75.00
157420

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in Alabama 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081783560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1933 * End of Prohibition - repeal * Alabama & Arkansas * Beer - liquor returns The top of the front page has a two column headline: "REPEAL WINS IN ALABAMA AND ARKANSAS BY 3 TO 2; LARGE WET VOTE IN CITIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of Alabama and Arkansas ratifying the repeal of prohibition. 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, 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 i... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 14:55

$52.00
157409

DIAMOND JOE ESPOSITO Chicago Prohibition Gangster Mobster MURDER 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891672926

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1928 * Diamond Joe Esposito assassination * Prohibition-era Chicago gangster - mobster Page 19 has a one column heading: "FIND ALIBIS FALSE IN CHICAGO KILLING" with subheads. (see) Coverage of the assassination of Diamond Joe Esposito, prohibition-era Chicago gangster & Republican ward boss. 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 & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers ... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 11:42

$36.00
156974

FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391882411408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun Page 3 has a one column heading: "GANG RIDE INVENTOR DIES OF PNEUMONIA" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangster. He led the Saltis-McErlane Gang, allied with the Johnny Torrio-Al Capone Gang, against rival bootleggers, the Southside O'Donnell Brothers. He is credited with introducing the Thompson submachine gun to Chicago's underworld. The Illinois ... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:20

$47.00
156291

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns DRY No More 1933 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372044986248

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, April 9, 1933 * Prohibition ends * Beer returns * Legal liquor The front page of this section has a banner headline: "AS BEER FLOWS IN, THE REPEAL FIGHT GROWS" with subhead, related photo and map. (see) This was the Cullen-Harrison Act which allowed for the sale of 3.2% beer throughout the nation on April 7. The full end of Prohibition would come on Dec. 5 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment. Complete section 8 only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition. Great for display.

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:05

$87.00
155965

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION & President Woodrow Wilson's Views 1929 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372030726260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, March 3, 1929 * United States Prohibition * President Woodrow Wilson The front page of this section 9 only has a nice banner headline: "NEW LIGHT ON WILSON AND PROHIBITION" with banner subhead and illustration of Woodrow Wilson. Lengthy text on Wilson's view of the current prohibition law in America. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 22 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins with a few small tears, generally good.

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Ends August 30, 2017 15:43

$38.00
155450

MUSKEGON MICHIGAN George 'Dutch' Anderson Gangster Shootout DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391838773341

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, November 2, 1925 * George "Dutch" Anderson killed * Prohibition era criminal * Gerald Chapman comrade The front page has a one column heading: "CHAPMAN'S PAL SLAIN IN FIGHT" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the gunfight between police and Anderson at Muskegon, Michigan. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning with a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends August 12, 2017 14:15

$38.00
154757

PRO PROHIBITION Anti Alcohol Beer 1915 Westerville Ohio Temperance Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813880466

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW REPUBLIC, Westerville, Ohio, January 29, 1915 An interesting Prohibition newspaper from early in the 20th century. The content within these four pages has an overwhelming bias against the sale of alcohol in all forms. The ftpg. has: "Montana Is Asking Saloon Banishment" "Probe to be Made of Excise Scandal" "New Jersey Fight Is On" and more inside. Four pages, light browning, some margin wear with margin tears, partially loose at the spine. Should be handled carefully.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:26

$34.00
154455

MOOONSHINERS STILLS United States Prohibition Seizures w/ Map 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800884607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, May 3, 1931 * The seizure of moonshiner's stills * United States prohibition era * The Great Depression Page 2 of this section has a three column diagram of the United States with heading: "Crusaders' Map Of Year's Still Seizures" Also a one column heading: "SAY DRY AREAS LEAD IN CAPTURED STILLS" with subheads. (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 2 only with all 20 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 15:13

$45.00
154413

VANNIE HIGGINS Prohibition Bootlegger NYC Irish Mobster SHOT 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967993957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1932 * Vannie Higgins shot (killed) * NYC mobster - prohibition bootlegger * "Brooklyn's Last Irish Boss" The front page has a one column heading: "VANNIE HIGGINS SHOT; DAUGHTER, 7, ALSO HIT" with subheads. (see) He would die on this day from his wounds. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this event. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 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... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:29

$38.00
154406

VANNIE HIGGINS Prohibition Bootlegger NYC Irish Mobster KILLED 1932 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967984190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1932 * Vannie Higgins shot & killed * NYC mobster - prohibition bootlegger * "Brooklyn's Last Irish Boss" The top of the front page has a one column heading: "VANNIE HIGGINS DIES, SILENT ON SLAYERS; POLICE MYSTIFIED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this event. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:20

$40.00
153868

PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Ratified BEER LIQUOR Goes Dry UTAH 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391775990179

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, January 16, 1919 * Prohibition (beer, liquor) * 18th Amendment ratified * 3/4 of the states needed is met The top of the front page has a two column heading: "PROHIBITION WILL NOW BECOME PART OF BASIC LAW OF COUNTRY" with subheads. (see) The same day Nebraska would ratify as well, formally ratifying the 18th amendment to the Constitution & causing Prohibition to take effect the next year. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends June 04, 2017 15:14

$62.00
153427

BAT MASTERSON Wild West Gunfighter Gambler Boxing Expert DEATH 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391751065583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1921 * Bat Masterson death (1st report) * Wild West gunfighter & author The top of the middle column of page 19 has a great report on one of the legends of the Old West, noting: "BAT MASTERSON DIES AT EDITOR'S DESK" "Sporting Writer and Last of Oldtime Western Gun Fighters Was 67" "Bear Indians In Long Siege" "Deputy U.S. Marshal for Southern District of New York Under His Friend, Colonel Roosevelt". This report is quite detailed on his life and takes three-quarters of a column (see). See this hyperlink for much more on his career. There was a television series titled "Bat Masterson" which ran from 1958 thru 1961. Also of curious interest is a pg. 17 article: "B... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:37

$135.00
153273

STUDY CLUB FIRE Prohibition Era Nightclub Cabaret Detroit Michigan1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742610444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 21, 1929 * The Study club fire * Detroit, Michigan disaster * Illegal prohibition era nightclub The top of the front page has a one column heading: "18 DIE, 47 INJURED IN FIRE AND PANIC IN DETROIT CABARET" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the prohibition era Detroit, Michigan nightclub fire disaster shortly before the great stock market crash of 1929. 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, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:15

$40.00
153162

GEORGE R. DALE Muncie Indiana Mayor Ku Klux Klan Opposition DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371904443119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1936 * George R. Dale death (1st report) * Muncie, Indiana mayor & more * Ku Klux Klan - KKK opposer The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "GEORGE DALE DIES; KU KLUX KLAN FOE" 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 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2017 15:16

$34.00
153086

PROHIBITION ENDS Beer & Wine Returns Franklin D. Roosevelt SIGNS 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391736371280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, March 22, 1933 * Prohibition ends - beer & wine returns * Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR * Cullen-Harrison Act signed A two column head in the bottom half of the front page announces: "Roosevelt Signs Wine-Beer Bill; Selling of Beverages To Begin After Midnight April 6" thus ending Prohibition. Relating to this is a holder 3 column head at the top: "Fitchburg May Have Beer Immediately After Solons Adopt Liquor Control Bill" with related subheads. There is also a one column headline: "U.S. Checks Up On Anti-Jewish Steps in Germany" & "American Government Will Make Formal Protest If Facts Warrant". Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2017 07:31

$48.00
152649

CHARLES BIRGER Prohibition Era Gangster Bootlegger EXECUTION 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391721748050

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 20, 1928 * Gangster Charles Birger hanging - execution * Prohibition era bootlegger - charged w/ murder Page 25 has a smaller one column heading: "Last Illinois Hanging Sends Birger To Doom" with subhead. (see) First report coverage the execution of Charles Birger for the murder of Mayor Joseph Adams. 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 percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the ... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2017 08:45

$40.00
152215

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Gangster Mob Mafia MURDER Prohibition Era 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391707655939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, Dec. 19, 1931 * Jack "Legs" Diamond assassination A two column headline on the front page announces: "Hunt Showgirl as Gang Guns Get Legs Diamond" The report begins: "Jack 'Legs' Diamond, New York's once bullet-proof gangster, lay prosaically dead in a dingy morgue Friday night while police combed his haunts for his show-girl sweetheart..." with more (see). Complete in 24 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:00

$53.00
152037

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION ENDING ? House Votes on Legal BEER 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701541854

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1932 * U.S. Prohibition nearing a end ? The front page has a three column headline: "HOUSE AUTHORIZES 3.2% BEER, 230 TO 165; ALL OF DRYS AMENDMENTS DEFEATED; SENATE GETS BILL TODAY, FATE IN DOUBT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage, loads of text. 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice c... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:14

$38.00
151218

HERBERT HOOVER'S Great Depression Era State of the Union Address 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674504650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1931 * President Herbert Hoover * State of the Union Address * Great Depression & prohibition era The top of the front page has a four column headline: "HOOVER MESSAGE CALLS FOR TAX RISE AND $500,000,000 CREDIT CORPORATION; FIGHT OVER MOSES DEADLOCKS SENATE" with many subheads. (see) Complete text of Hoover's annual message to Congress on page 21. Loads of text. 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:38

$39.00
150857

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in OK CT NH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826866030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1933 * End of Prohibition in Oklahoma * Connecticut & New Hampshire * Beer - liquor returns The front page has a one column heading: "BEER BY NEARLY 2-1 VOTED IN OKLAHOMA" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of Oklahoma, Connecticut and New Hampshire ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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.... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2017 14:54

$44.00
150605

NYC SPEAKEASIES New York City Prohibition Liquor POLICE RAIDS 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391657415672

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1932 * NYC speakeasy - speakeasies * Prohibition era police raids * Beer - liquor illegal The front page has a one column heading: "36 DRY RAIDS START CITY-WIDE ROUND-UP" with subheads. (see) More related reporting on page 3 with list of the establishments raided. Other news, sports and advertisements during the prohibition era in America. 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 individuals were the primary subscriber... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2017 15:19

$42.00
149843

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns in ICELAND 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631345685

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1935 * Prohibition ends in Iceland * Beer returns - legal liquor The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "Iceland Ends Prohibition; Few Drink Excessively" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2016 07:11

$33.00
148264

ST. JOSEPH MO Missouri NEGRO Lynching & Verne C. Miller MURDER 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391584754042

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 30, 1933. * Lloyd Warner Negro lynching * St. Joseph MO Missouri * Verne C. Miller slaying * Gangster era gunman - bootlegger The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "MISSOURI OPENS LYNCHING INQUIRY" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the lynching of Negro Lloyd Warner in St. Joseph, Missouri. The back page has a one column heading: "MILLER, GUNMAN, SLAIN IN DETROIT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the murder on Verne C. Miller, prohibition era gunman. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2016 15:21

$34.00
148129

END OF PROHIBITION 21st Amend. Legal Beer Liquor Returning CLOSE 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371750273830

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1933 * End of prohibition close * Beer & liquor return * Two days away The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LIQUOR RUSHED HERE BY SHIP AND TRAIN; RUM ROW IS ACTIVE" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 34 with related photo. Coverage on the impending ratification of the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution, repealing the 18th Amendment. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition, some spine wear with piece torn away along here with some unrelated text loss, otherwise very nice.

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Ends October 30, 2016 14:54

$33.00
147946

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in NM & ID 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747113619

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1933 * End of Prohibition - repeal * Beer - liquor returns * New Mexico - Idaho The top of the front page has a one column heading: "IDAHO, NEW MEXICO JOIN REPEAL RANKS; 31 STATES IN LINE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of New Mexico and Idaho ratifying the repeal of prohibition. 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, 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 prese... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2016 14:49

$42.00
147924

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Begins in 7 States NO BEER Liquor 1915 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371744708130

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OLEAN EVENING HERALD, New York, December 31, 1915 * U.S. Prohibition hits 7 states * No beer - liquor The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SEVEN STATES PROHI" with subhead: "Over 300 Saloons, Breweries and Distilleries Put Out of Business Tonight" (see) Other news of the day. Twelve pages, light toning, some margin and central fold wear with a little unrelated text loss, a little creasing, otherwise good. Not fragile

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Ends October 23, 2016 14:03

$33.00
147878

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in IA CT NH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371743962078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1933 * End of Prohibition - repeal * Iowa - Connecticut - New Hampshire * Beer - liquor returns The top of the front page has a two column headline: "IOWA VOTES WET, ALSO CONNECTICUT, NEW HAMPSHIRE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of Iowa, Connecticut and New Hampshire ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 & s... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2016 15:39

$42.00
147873

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in Arizona 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391570633164

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 9, 1933 * End of Prohibition - repeal * Beer - liquor returns to Arizona The top of the front page has a two column headline: "IOWA VOTES WET, ALSO CONNECTICUT, NEW HAMPSHIRE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the state of Arizona ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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, li... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2016 15:32

$42.00
147694

WAXEY GORDON Prohibition Era Gangster Bootlegger Racketeer ARREST 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391563979774

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1933 * Waxey Gordon arrested on tax evasion charges * Prohibition era gangster - bootlegging - gambling The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'WAXEY' GORDON IS SEIZED IN HIDING WITH AIDES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. First report coverage on the arrest of American gangster, Waxey Gordon, for tax evasion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 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 ver... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2016 14:37

$34.00
147347

3.2 BEER House Votes Franklin D. Roosevelt PROHIBITION ENDING 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371730269450

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1933 * 3.2 per cent beer voted on * Franklin D. Roosevelt * Prohibition ending The front page has a four column headline: "HOUSE VOTES 3.2 PER CENT BEER, 316-97; QUICK PASSAGE BY SENATE FORECAST". This is coverage of the impending end of prohibition in America. Lengthy text continues inside. 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 & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subs... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2016 04:39

$39.00
147335

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns to St. Louis MO 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391553172076

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 4 only, April 9, 1933 * Prohibition ends in St. Louis * Beer returns - legal liquor Page 7 of this section has a one column heading: "ST. LOUIS HAILS BEER AS TRADE REVIVIFIER" with subheads & related photo. (see) This was the Cullen-Harrison Act which allowed for the sale of 3.2% beer throughout the nation on April 7. The full end of Prohibition would come on Dec. 5 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment. Complete section 4 only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition. Great for display.

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:07

$33.00
147249

PROHIBITION ENDING Beer & Liquor Returning RULES Regulations 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391546727240

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1933 * Prohibition in New York ending * Rules & regulations explained The top top of the front page has a one column heading: "BEER CONTROL FIXED. MULROONEY AT HEAD; LEGISLATURE ENDS" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 2. Lengthy text. Coverage on ending of prohibition. 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-qu... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2016 15:20

$34.00
147156

PROHIBITION ENDING Beer & Liquor Returning SENATE PASSES BILL 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371720291696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1933 * Prohibition ending * Beer returning * Legal liquor The front page has a four column headline: "SENATE VOTES 3.05 BEER AND WINE" with subheads. (see) This led the way for president Roosevelt enacting the beer bill a few days later which legalized the sale of beer and wine. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. More on page 3. 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 su... See More  

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Ends September 25, 2016 14:37

$37.00
146728

LARRY FAY Rum-Running Prohibition Era Bootlegger ASSASSINATION 1933 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371701912470

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 2, 1933 * Rumrunner Larry Fay killed * Prohibition era rum-running * NYC bootlegger - gangster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LARRY FAY IS SLAIN IN HIS NIGHT CLUB; DOORMAN IS HUNTED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3 with photo and list of his prior offenses. 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 individuals we... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 07:02

$34.00
145921

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION is a Failure in Herbert Hooover Address 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371675485968

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, August 12, 1932 * The United States prohibition to end ? * President Herbert Hoover admits failure * President nomination address The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HOOVER ADMITS FAILURE OF PROHIBITION, DECLARING FOR STATE CONTROL OF LIQUOR; WOULD BARTER WAR DEBTS IN TRADE DEAL" with subheads. (see) Complete text of Hoover's acceptance address inside with related photo. Loads of text here. 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 & ... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2016 15:47

$33.00
145803

PROHIBITION REPEAL ? Legalize Beer & Liquor as a Political Ploy 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371670747176

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1932 * 1932 Democratic National Convention * Prohibition plank - repeal is majority * Legalize beer & liquor goes political The top of the front page has a six column headline: "DEMOCRATS PLEDGE PARTY TO REPEAL OF THE DRY LAW AND QUICK MODIFICATION TO LEGALIZE BEER, 934 3/4 - 213 3/4; PLANK AGAINST WAR DEBT CANCELLATION IS SUBMITTED" with many subheads. Much more inside. 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, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, a... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2016 14:27

$34.00
145463

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Prohibition Volstead Act BEER Indictment 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391489611932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 13, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone indicted * Volstead Act conspiracies * Prohibition era - Beer The front page has one column headings: "INDICT CAPONE AND 68 IN BEER CONSPIRACY" "Federal Agents Make 5,000 Charges Against Gang Leader and His Henchmen" "$25,000,000 Ring Alleged" and more. (see) First report coverage on the possible fall of Al Capone's beer baron enterprise. They would eventually get him on income tax evasion charges that same year. Nice to have in this famous title on the front page. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends July 21, 2016 14:17

$65.00
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