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167621

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372473447724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1933 * 3.2 per cent beer voted on * Franklin D. Roosevelt * Prohibition ending The top of 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. Thirty-six pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends November 16, 2018 14:41

$40.00
167585

Great JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Prohibition Gangster Mob Mafia MURDER 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372472300285

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY NEWS, Mass. Dec. 18, 1931 * Jack "Legs" Diamond assassination * Great headline for display - rare as such The front page has a terrific banner headline announcing: "'LEGS' DIAMOND IS SLAIN" with subheads. (see) This is the assassination of the infamous gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond and unusual for the great headline for display here. Rare as such. Complete in 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:15

$167.00
167085

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION No Beer & Liquor Presidential Campaign 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134321908

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 10 only, March 4, 1928 * United States prohibition - no beer & liquor * 1928 Presidential campaign issue * Herbert Hoover vs. Al Smith The front page has a banner headline: "MAKING PROHIBITION THE CAMPAIGN ISSUE" with banner subhead and three related illustrations. Coverage on the current prohibition being the main focus in the 1928 presidential campaign. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete section 10 only with all 22 pages, rag edition, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:26

$33.00
167660

FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372474068988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun The top of page 4 has a two column heading: "Battling Killers in Delirium, Inventor of Gang Ride Dies" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. 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 Crime Survey called him, "the most brutal gunman who ever pulled a trigger in Chicago". Other news of the day. C... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2018 09:08

$39.99
166379

VOLSTEAD ACT Passes United States PROHIBITION Dry Era Beginning 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372428235624

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass. October 29, 1919 * Volstead Act veto overridden * Total Prohibition in United States The front page has a two column heading: "'LESS'N ONE-HALF' ONLY BEVERAGE LEGALLY PASSING OVER BARS TODAY" with subhead. Also another two column heading: "THREE BIG BREWERS WILL TEST PROHIBITION ACT IN PROVIDENCE" (see) 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. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:44

$52.00
166228

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112507308

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 September 27, 2018 15:32

$57.00
165836

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098420939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1st report) * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al 'Scarface' Capone The top of the front page has a three line, two column headline announcing one of the more infamous events of the gangster era: "7 CHICAGO GANGSTERS SLAIN BY FIRING SQUAD OF RIVALS, SOME IN POLICE UNIFORMS". Subheads include: "Victims Lined Up In Row" "Hands Up, Faces to Wall of Garage Rendezvous, They Are Mowed Down" "All Took It For A Raid" "Four Machine Gun Executioners, Wearing Badges, Made Swift Escape in Automobile" "Moran's Staff Wiped Out" and more. The report carries over to page 2 offering much detail of the event. This is one of the most infamous... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:15

$655.00
165671

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372390255426

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, March 15, 1933 * 3.2 per cent beer voted on * Franklin D. Roosevelt * Prohibition ending The front page has a three column headline: "BEER BILL IS RUSHED THROUGH HOUSE BY VOTE OF 316 TO 97". Coverage on the impending end of prohibition in America. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise good condition.

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Ends September 02, 2018 15:51

$38.00
165209

George MACHINE GUN KELLY Prohibition Era Gangster Captured 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372057630

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Sept. 27, 1933. * George Machine Gun Kelly * Captured in Memphis Tennessee The front page has a two column heading: "'Machine Gun' Kelly, Wife Deny Guilt in Hearing Held Under Strong Guard" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the capture of George 'Machine Gun' Kelly. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning, some spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends August 16, 2018 14:51

$44.00
164696

IZZY EINSTEIN United States Prohibition Speakeasy Agent DEATH 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372341300793

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 18, 1938 * Izzy Einstein death (1st report) * U.S. Prohibition officer - agent The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "IZZY EINSTEIN DIES; NOTED DRY SLEUTH" 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 with all 38 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Isidor "Izzy" Einstein was an United States federal police officer, agent of the U.S. Prohibition Unit, who achieved the most number of arrests and convictions during the first years of the alcohol prohibition era (1920&ndash... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2018 15:22

$37.00
164621

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336931343

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 in nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:31

$45.00
164282

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372321192073

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, light toning and minor wear at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:47

$52.00
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 25, 2018 08:29

$38.00
163856

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392044736577

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) 1st 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, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 14, 2018 15:13

$82.00
163268

U.S. PROHIBITION Ratified in California & D.C. - No BEER Liquor 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286163287

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1919 * U.S. prohibition in California & D.C. * No beer - liquor - alcohol The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CALIFORNIA JOINS IN VOTE TO RATIFY DRY AMENDMENT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the fight towards prohibition. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:17

$44.00
163236

CHARLES BIRGER Prohibition Era Gangster Bootlegger EXECUTION 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024445833

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 May 20, 2018 15:25

$45.00
163209

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392023656671

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1933 * 18th Amendment - prohibition * Senate votes to repeal - 21st Amendment The top of the front page has a two column headline: "SENATE VOTES DRY REPEAL BY CONVENTIONS IN STATES; HOUSE WILL ACT MONDAY" with subheads. Much more on page 13 including a banner headline and loads of text. (see) First report coverage on the United States Senate approving 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 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen co... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:22

$92.00
163004

PROHIBITION LAW to be Repealed ? & Al 'Scarface' Capone Arrest ? 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372277087159

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1931 * Al 'Sacrface' Capone to be arrested ? * Mayor of Chicago election * The Union League Club of NYC * Prohibition to be repealed ? The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Bar in the New Union League Clubhouse Ready for the Repeal of Prohibition Law" (see) Page 3 has a one column heading: "ARREST OF CAPONE ORDERED IN CHICAGO" 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 co... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 09:44

$38.00
162415

U.S. PROHIBITION ABOUT TO START IN AMERICA No Beer & Liquor 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372255464061

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 15, 1920 * Prohibition about to start in United States * No more beer or liquor The front page has a one column heading: "DRY BAN ON CIDER AND FRUIT JUICES" with subheads. (see) Coverage 2 days prior to the start of prohibition in America. Prohibition would last for nearly 14 years before being repealed. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular at the spine from disbinding, generally nice.

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:10

$56.00
162414

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392005425848

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, 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 & sturdy into the pr... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:09

$38.00
162249

GEORGE 'BUGS' MORAN Chicago Prohibition Era Gangster ARRESTED 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392001566156

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, July 12, 1932 * George 'Bugs' Moran arrested * Chicago Prohibition Gangster The front page has a one column heading: "'Bugs' Moran Held For Quiz In Gang Slaying" See image for text here. Other news of the day. Complete with all12 pages, generally nice.

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:31

$33.00
162132

U.S. PROHIBITION STARTS IN AMERICA (Day Of) No Beer & Liquor 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391999877457

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 16, 1920 * Prohibition starts in United States (eve) * No more beer or liquor The front page has a column with various heads on the beginning of Prohibition: "FEDERAL STATE SET FOR DRY LAW ENTRY TOMORROW" "Forces of the Prohibition Commissioner Ready to Shut Lid Tight at Midnight" "Will Focus On Big Cities" "National Reform Associations Will Watch 'Wet' Year Out in Washington" and more. Text takes the remainder of the column & carries over to pg. 2. Prohibition would last for nearly 14 years before being repealed. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irr... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2018 06:30

$87.00
161375

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION 1st Stage Taking Effect BEER Liquor 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391982775415

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 1, 1919 * War-time prohibition takes effect The top of the front page has a three column headline that announces: "NATION GOES DRY UNDER WARTIME ACT; SOME WILL SELL BEER AND LIGHT WINES, BUT PALMER REFUSES TO GIVE IMMUNITY" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text. First report coverage on wartime prohibition act taking effect. Thirty-two pages, irregular along the spine with some wear, small piece torn away at bottom right corner with a little text loss, a little staining nice for display as such.

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Ends March 18, 2018 15:53

$52.00
161029

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214618614

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 The front page has a two column headline: "CAPITAL STUDIES REPEAL; PRESIDENT REMAINS MUM" with subheads. (see) 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, light toning and a little wear at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:16

$34.00
160995

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372212112351

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1933 * Prohibition ends * Beer returns * Legal liquor The front page has a one column heading: "$10,000,000 REVENUE FROM BEER IN A DAY" with subheads. (see) The Cullen-Harrison Act which allowed for the sale of 3.2% beer throughout the nation was put into law just 2 days earlier. The full end of Prohibition would come on Dec. 5 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends March 04, 2018 15:40

$40.00
160991

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391974220696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 21, 1933 * 18th Amendment - prohibition end imminent * House votes to repeal - 21st Amendment - Blaine Act The front page has a two column headline: "House Votes 289-121 to Submit Prohibition Amendment to States" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the United States House of Representatives approving the repeal of prohibition. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning, some spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends March 04, 2018 15:35

$46.00
160553

GROVER WHALEN New York City Police Commissioner PROHIBITION ERA 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391964771395

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, December 23, 1928 * Grover Whalen - New York City guru * Becomes NYPD Police Commissioner * Prohibition - gangster era The front page of this section has a banner headline: "THE HUGE TASK OF POLICING THE CITY; The New Commissioner Takes Hold of the Complex Organization at Headquarters and Grapples With the Problem of the Gangster, Who Has Made the Work of Protecting New York More Difficult" with four related photos including one of Whalen. (see) Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2018 07:43

$32.00
160368

DIAMOND JOE ESPOSITO Chicago Prohibition Gangster Mobster MURDER 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191715556

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 subscriber... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 15:42

$40.00
160150

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178268529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, November 2, 1925 * George "Dutch" Anderson killed * Prohibition era criminal * Gerald Chapman comrade The top of the front page has a two column headline: "'Dutch' Anderson Killed In Gun Fight by Detective He Had Fatally Wounded" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on the gunfight between police and Anderson at Muskegon, Michigan. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning with a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2018 15:50

$47.00
159870

GERALD CHAPMAN Prohibition Era Gangster CONVICTED Death Sentence 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167520649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1925 * Gerald Chapman convicted - death sentence * Count of Gramercy Park - gentleman bandit * Prohibition era outlaw The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CHAPMAN CONVICTED, SENTENCED TO DEATH; HIS NERVE UNBROKEN" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 2. 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 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends January 14, 2018 14:53

$42.00
159822

BABE RUTH New York Yankees "The Bellyache Heard Round the World" 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391945536140

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1925 * Babe Ruth has ulcer surgery ? * New York Yankees - MLB baseball The top of page 10 has a two column heading: "Babe Ruth Is Resting Well After Operation; Will Be Out of Game Two More Weeks" (see) Coverage on the famous surgery for reasons not officially known at the start of the 1925 baseball season. Nice to have in this title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, irregular along the spine, light toning, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: During spring training in 1925, Ruth fell ill, and returned to New York for what was reported as stomach surgery. Ruth's ailment was dubbed "the bellyache heard r... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2018 15:17

$42.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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