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183676

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer CHICAGO MURDER CASTLE 1895 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905164524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 25, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago * America's 1st serial killer The top of front page has one column headings that include: "Bones In Holmes's Cellar" "They Were Buried In Quick Lime" "A Physician Says They Were A Portion Of A Human Truck" and more. (see) Great to have in a Philadelphia paper, the city where he was being held. Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer. Sixteen pages, loose along the spine, archival mend along most of the central fold of the front page but doesn't affect the Holmes report, some margin wear with a few small tears, should be handled with care... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:28

$52.00
183660

REPUBLICAN PARTY IS BORN w/ John C. Fremont President Nomination 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145545964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Wash. D.C., June 19, 1856 * Republican Party is formed * John C. Fremont nomination * 1st nominated for United States president A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports on their first national convention. The newly created political party held the prohibition of slavery as the principal issue of their platform. The front page has: "Republican Convention and has a sub-head: "Second Day--The Platform" and further on notes the votes for their nominee for President, won by Colonel Fremont. Also reports on: "Nomination of Vice President" Terrific to have such lengthy reporting on the very beginning of the Republican party in his famous newspaper from the nation's capital. ... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:10

$215.00
183611

GUNN CITY MASSACRE Missouri Vigilantes Murder & KKK Ku Klux Klan 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144201408

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1872 * Gunn City massacre - Missouri * Vigilantes murder - Cass County * KKK - Ku Klux Klan in Illinois The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "BORDER RUFFIANS" "Missourian Cutthroats Organized for Massacre" "Terrible Murder of Signers of Anti-Bellum Bonds" and more. (see) Complete with all 16 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: A famous vigilante action took place in Gunn City on April 23, 1872, that came to be called the "Gunn City Massacre." Outraged by a swindle by certain officials of a company building a rail line to Santa Fe, local citizens reacted by trapping the perpetrators on a train and shooting them dead.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:07

$42.00
183582

VIRGINIA GAZETTE Very Rare Colonial Williamsburg Pre Rev. War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900991036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, March 31, 1775 * Extremely rare publication * Pre Revolutionary War This newspaper was published Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia with terrific content. Almost two-thirds of the front page is taken up with an article pointing out the tensions between America and England. One item notes: "...that when the Scarbourgh should arrive in England with an account of our proceedings in the province, and when the Suffolk Resolves, with the acts of the Continental Congress thereupon, should be rece... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 10:57

$4,950.00
183555

Outlaw SAM BASS American Old West Train Robber Bandit KILLED 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898954007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 21, 1878 * Death of Sam Bass (1ST REPORT) * American train robber & outlaw The top of the front page has column heads: "THE JIG IS UP" "Sam Bass and His Gang Come to Grief" "A Running Fight With the Texas Desperadoes" "Their Attempt to Rob to Bank at Round Rock" "Barnes Shot Dead & His Chief Mortally Wounded" "Two of the Pursuing Party Also Bite the Dust". This is a great account of the last robbery by the infamous Texas outlaw Sam Bass, reported in two accounts, the first beginning: "To-day was one of excitement in Texas. Sam Bass, the giant train robber chief, has been captured after a severe fight in which several lives were lost..." with much more detail (see). The other r... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:29

$245.00
183548

JEFFREY DAHMER Serial Killer Rape Murder Dismemberment ARRESTED 1991 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898950069

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 25, 1991 * Jeffrey Dahmer arrested * Serial killer and sex offender * Rape, murder & dismemberment The top of page 4 has a two column heading: "Suspect Admits Killing, Dismembering 11 Men" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the arrest and realization of Jeffrey Dahmer's killings. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:21

$72.00
183547

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898948743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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. Given the subscription cost, ... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:20

$48.00
183545

CHARLES PONZI Scheme Wall Street Stocks Scandal Close to Exposure 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898946722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1920 * Charles Ponzi close to exposure * Italian swindler and con artist * Wall Street scheme - Stock Market The front page has a one column heading: "PONZI TO START 'BANK' IN NEW YORK" with subheads. (see) Was this the beginning of the end as he would be arrested just two week later. Twenty-four pages, damaged along the spine with close cutting causing unrelated text loss, otherwise quite nice.

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:19

$40.00
183533

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Jewish Synagogues Services 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898661074

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865 * Rare 1st-page mentions of Synagogue services * Re: Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral * Black mourning borders Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel," "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogue," and "Shaari [Shaare] Zedek" with each synagogue draped in mourning black. It is quite unusual to find front page mentions of Lincoln memorial services held at synagogues. Among the additional one column headlines on the front page are: "IN STATE," "THE DEAD BODY IN THE CAPITAL," "THE GUARD OF HONOR," "An Immense Number of Citizens View the Remains," "The Pr... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 08:58

$825.00
183501

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392897528553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass. Dec. 18, 1931 * Jack "Legs" Diamond assassination The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Jack 'Legs' Diamond Slain Following Gay Festivities Celebrating His Acquittal" with subheads and photo of Diamond. (see) Complete with 28 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along, generally very nice.

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:58

$110.00
183498

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373137208803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., June 17, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Income tax evasion guilty plea The top of the front page has a two column headline: "CAPONE ABDICATES AS GANGLAND CZAR BY PLEADING GUILTY" with subheads. 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. Complete with 28 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:56

$72.00
183496

C.G. KELSEY OUTRAGE Huntington NY Tar & Feathered Lynching Murder 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392897526191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 3, 1873 * Charles G. Kelsey outrage * Tar & feathered murder scandal * Huntington, Long Island, New York Page 3 has a lengthy article with headings that include: "THE FATE OF KELSEY" "The Remains Found in Oyster Bay a Subject Discussion" "Feeling In Huntington" "Curious Stories About Kelsey's Disappearance" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 4 columns. Complete in 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:55

$35.00
183465

JIMMY HOFFA Teamsters Labor Union Leader Officially Declared DEAD 1982 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892785219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 31, 1982 * Jimmy Hoffa is declared dead * American Labor Union leader * International Brotherhood of Teamsters Page 20 has a somewhat discrete report headed: "Hoffa Kin Now Can Ask That He Be Declared Legally Dead" (see) Jimmy Hoffa disappeared July 30, 1975 & was officially declared dead July 30, 1982. He was an American labor union leader who served as the president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. He became involved with organized crime from the early years of his Teamsters work, a connection that continued until his disappearance. He was convicted of jury tampering, attempted bribery, conspiracy, and mail and wire fraud in 1964 in two separate trials. He was imprisoned in 196... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2020 14:36

$48.00
183462

LEMONT ILLINOIS Chicago and Alton Railroad Train WRECK Disaster 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892783690

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 18, 1873 * Lemont, Illinois train wreck * Chicago and Alton Railroad disaster The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "ANOTHER DISASTER" "Dreadful Railroad Collision Near Lemont, Twenty Miles from Chicago" "Eleven Passengers Killed--Thirty-five Maimed and Scalded" "Terrible Scenes" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 1/2 columns. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 14:35

$33.00
183440

HUBERT WILKINS & Carl Ben Eielson Trans-Arctic Airplane FLIGHT 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133258884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 23, 1928 * Australian polar explorer & aviator Hubert Wilkins * Trans-arctic airplane flight w/ Carl Ben Eielson * Point Barrow, Alaska to Spitsbergen, Norway The front page has a one column heading: "CAPT. WILKINS TELLS STORY OF POLAR FLIGHT" with subhead. (see) Related map on page 2. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:18

$44.00
183438

Great JIMMY HOFFA Teamsters Labor Union Leader DISAPPEARANCE 1975 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892686632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Sept. 8, 1975 * Jimmy Hoffa's disappearance * American Labor Union leader * International Brotherhood of Teamsters A great issue of this famous counter-culture newspaper as the front page teases the lengthy article within: "The Billion-Dollar Reason for Hoffa's Disappearance" with a photo of Jimmy Hoffa as well. Pages 6 and 7 are entirely taken up with the article, a detailed account concerning the missing labor union leader. Jimmy Hoffa disappeared July 30, 1975 & was declared dead July 30, 1982. He was an American labor union leader who served as the president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. He became involved with organized crime from the early years of his Teamsters w... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:13

$98.00
183395

CHARLES GOODRICH Lizzie Lloyd King Brooklyn New York MURDER 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373131359957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1873 * Charles Goodrich murder solved ? * Lizzie Lloyd King (Kate Stoddard) The top of page 3 has one column headings: "LIGHT AT LAST" "The Goodrich Murder Mystery Solved" "Confession Of Kate Stoddard" "The Story of a Discarded Woman" and more. Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Lloyd King would eventually be found guilty of the crime. Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, good condition.

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Ends August 29, 2020 15:32

$33.00
183392

JESSE JAMES-Younger Gang's First Train Robbery Holdup Editorial 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373131357711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 23, 1873 * Jesse James-Younger Gang * First train robbery - holdup * Rock Island Railroad - Adair, Iowa Page 6 has an editorial on the first train robbery by Jesse James and the James Gang, although the men were not identified at the time of this report. The editorial is headed: "Highwaymen on the Rail" See images for text. This holdup took place just a few days earlier. Twelve pages, a few archival mends on unrelated pages, generally very nice.

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Ends August 29, 2020 15:30

$38.00
183389

HUBERT WILKINS Trans-Arctic Airplane Polar FLIGHT Photos 1928 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373131348033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, June 3, 1928 * Australian polar explorer & aviator Hubert Wilkins * Trans-arctic airplane flight w/ Carl Ben Eielson * Point Barrow, Alaska to Spitsbergen, Norway The front page of this rotogravure section has 7 related photos concerning the trans-arctic airplane flight. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Eight pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 29, 2020 15:22

$42.00
183360

JESSE JAMES-Younger Brothers Train Robbery MUNCIE KS Kansas City 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392889047611

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1874 * Jesse James-Younger Gang * Muncie, Kansas train robbery (1st report) Page 5 has an article: "Another Bold Railroad Robbery" "A Train Stopped and the Express-Car Robbed By Five Masked Men" with the article providing various details as know at that point. This article is followed by: "Another Account of the Robbery". This was a robbery by the Jesse James and Younger brothers gang which resulted in the theft of $30,000 when the Kansas Pacific Railroad train was near Muncie, Kansas. Complete in 10 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends August 28, 2020 13:41

$88.00
183347

HARRY TRACY Old West Outlaw Suicide Death 1901 Denver Colorado Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392887897399

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REPUBLICAN, Denver, Colorado, Aug. 7, 1902 * Harry Tracy suicide death * Old West outlaw The front page has a two column head: "TRACY DIES BY HIS OWN HAND" with a subhead: "Red Handed Outlaw, Twice Badly Wounded in Fight With Farmers, Shoots Himself" plus more. He killed himself to avoid being captured. Harry Tracy was an outlaw from the closing days of the Old West and is said to have run with Butch Cassidy & the Hole In The Wall Gang. The report takes 2 1/2 columns & provides much detail. Complete in 12 pages, loose at the spine, some fraying at the spine, some minor margin tears. The issue is somewhat fragile & must be handled with care.

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:17

$64.00
183177

Very Rare MOVIE PROP Hollywood Golden Age Film w/ Clyde Beebe 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879957166

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BLISSVILLE SUN, Blissville, Maryland, (no date) * Very rare movie prop issue We've all seen newspapers used as props in movies, typically with a headline relating to the plot of the movie. Obviously created exclusively for the production of the movie, they are quite rare and seldom come on the collector's market--particular issues from the "golden age of Hollywood". This issue was created as a prop for the movie "The Man Who Returned to Life" done in 1942 (see Wikipedia for more on the motion picture). The bold headline reads: "SLAYER SENTENCED TO DIE ON GALLOWS" which concerns the star character, Clyde Beebe. A four page issue printed on high quality newsprint, water staining to the upper left, generally nice... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:15

$155.00
183649

HENRYVILLE Clark County Indiana PARK Family Murders Slaughter 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392904996395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 16, 1871 * Henryville, Clark County, Indiana * Slaughter of the Park family - murders The top of page 8 has one column headings: "FRIGHTFUL MURDER IN INDIANA" "A Whole Family Butchered" and more. (see) Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 18, 2020 11:14

$29.99
183637

LIZZIE BORDEN Fall River Massachusetts Hatchet Murders TRIAL 1893 MA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392904875140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 5, 1892 * Lizzie Borden murder trial The front page has nearly a full column taken up with reports concerning the infamous Lizzie Borden murder case. Column heads: "NEITHER MOTIVE NOR CLEW" "Murderer of the Bordens Leaves No Trace" "Fall River Police Working in the Dark". The detailed text is great, and is quite early in the investigative stage. One bit notes that: "...A reward of 5,000 is offered today by the Misses Emma and Lizzie Borden for the conviction of the murderers...". Nice to have the Borden content in a newspaper close to Fall River. Complete in 8pages,a bit irregular at the spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2020 08:31

$54.99
183610

Gangsters CHICAGO PUBLIC ENEMIES Al Capone & Bugs Moran LIST 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392904039625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 24, 1930 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * George 'Bugs' Moran & more * Gangster era original This 52 page newspaper has one column headings on page 3 that include: "LISTS 28 GANGSTERS AS PUBLIC ENEMIES" "Chicago Commission Names Capone, Moran, Diamond and Saltis Among Others" "POLICE TO HARASS THEM" and more. (see) Coverage on a list made by Chicago officials trying to intimidate local gangsters including Al Capone. This was one the first time the word "Public Enemy" was used. John Dillinger was considered the 1st public enemy but not until 1934. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2020 11:47

$44.99
183088

G-MEN Head MELVIN PURVIS John Dillinger Fame RESIGNS F.B.I. Agent 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373117467053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, July 12, 1935 * Melvin Purvis resigns * John Dillinger's nemesis * FBI agent - G-Men The front page has a small one column heading: "Melvin Purvis Who Directed Dillinger Hunt Resigns" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the resignation of famous G-Man head Melvin Purvis. Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2020 14:13

$44.00
183087

MARION INDIANA Grant County Jail NEGROES Mob Lynchings Hangings 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373117466868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., August 8, 1930 * Marion, Indiana * Negroes lynchings * Grant County Jail The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Indiana Mob Lynches Two Negroes After Smashing Entrance Into The Jail" with subhead. (see) Complete with 20 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: A lynching occurred in Marion on August 7, 1930. A large mob estimated at 2,000 gathered at the city jail where three young black men were held on charges of killing a white man and raping his girlfriend. Before they could be tried, the three, Thomas Shipp, Abram Smith and James Cameron, were dragged from the jail and severely beaten. Shipp and Smith were hanged, but Cameron was released... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2020 14:13

$67.00
183082

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Al 'Scarface' Capone Era - Prohibition 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392875430791

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 26, 1929 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone era * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "DRY RAIDERS KILL A MOTHER" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part ... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2020 14:11

$44.00
183028

JEFFREY DAHMER Serial Killer Rape Murder Dismemberment KILLED 1994 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116572326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 29, 1994 * Jeffrey Dahmer killed in prison * Serial killer and sex offender * Rape, murder & dismemberment The front page has a on column heading: "Dahmer Slain in Prison Attack; Inmate Held". First report coverage continues inside with photo of Dahmer. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:49

$57.00
183027

JEFFREY DAHMER Serial Killer Rape Murder Dismemberment CONVICTED 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116572201

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 18, 1992 * Jeffrey Dahmer conviction * Serial killer and sex offender * Rape, murder & dismemberment The front page has a on column heading: "Dahmer Gets 15 Life Terms for Serial Murders". with related showing a victim's sister lunging at Dahmer in the courtroom. Complete issue with all sections present (60+ pages), great condition.

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:48

$62.00
183025

THE BOSTON MASSACRE Incident on King Street British Troops Attack 1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392874197784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, April, 1770 * The Boston Massacre * Historic reporting Of great significance is that this magazine prints the exact text reporting the Boston Massacre as found in the Boston Gazette of March 12. The article is datelined: "Boston, March 12" and begins: "Our readers will doubtless expect a circumstantial account of the tragical affair on Monday Night last..." and a bit further on the report is introduced with: "On the evening of Monday, being the 5th current, several soldiers of the 29th Regiment were seen parading the streets with their drawn cutlasses and bayonets, abusing and wounding numbers of the inhabitants..." followed by a a wealth of detailed text on the Boston Massacre. The full t... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:47

$435.00
183573

JOHN HAMILTON Bank Robber & Dillinger Gang Criminal BODY FOUND 1935 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392900864039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 29, 1935 * John Hamilton's body found * John Dillinger gang member The front page has a one column heading: "FIND BODY OF LAST OF DILLINGER GANG" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On April 23, Hamilton, Dillinger and Homer Van Meter were again confronted by authorities in Hastings, Minnesota, and another shootout ensued. Hamilton was mortally wounded by a bullet as he and the rest of the gang escaped in a car. The gang again took him to see doctor Joseph Moran in Chicago. For some reason, Moran refused to treat Hamilton... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 08:48

$39.99
182989

DONNER PARTY Western Pioneers Wagon Train HORRORS Cannibalism 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392872735181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 1847 * The Donner Party incident * Resorting to cannibalism Page 2 has a detailed & horrific article headed: "Sufferings of the California Emigrants" which is an account of what we know as the Donner Party tragedy, the emigrants headed for California who got trapped in a snow storm in the Sierra Mountains and were compelled to cannibalism to survive. The details are from a letter datelined "Rancho Del Paso, Jan. 29, 1847" with bits including: "...After the storm ceased they succeeded in getting fire & again endeavored to pursue their pathless course through the newly-fallen snow...death was there hovering fearfully over them...Yes, stern necessity, & that lov... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:42

$225.00
182987

JOHN GOTTI Gambino Crime Family MOB BOSS Mafia GUILTY w/ Photos 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392872734755

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York City, April 3, 1992 * John Gotti guilty verdict (1st report) * Mobster Boss - Gambino crime family This famous tabloid newspaper has a great displayable front page heading and photo concerning mob leader John Gotti's guilty verdict which ended up being his last day of freedom in society. The front page has a great headline: "GONE FELLA" with: "Gotti Goes Down On All Counts" and grainy photo. Nice for display. Much more on the following pages. Complete with all 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:41

$86.00
182986

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Little Bohemia Lodge Wisconsin SHOOTOUT 1934 Chi Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392872734519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 23, 1934 * Outlaw John Dillinger * Little Bohemia Lodge shootout * Nice 1st report for display The front page has a terrific banner headline announcing: "HUNT DILLINGER; 2 DIE, 4 SHOT" with a subhead noting: "Desperadoes Escape North Woods Trap". The article carries over to page 8 where is a rather large map headed: "Dillinger Escapes Trap In North Woods" as well as a one column photo of John Dillinger. The back page includes a photo of Dillinger's father, captioned: "Dad Admits His Desperado Son Is Smart." with more. This was the infamous botched raid by the FBI at the Little Bohemia Lodge upon the John Dillinger Gang. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious a... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:41

$469.00
182976

COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL MASSACRE Shootings Colorado Mass Murder 1999 LAT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392871880882

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 21, 1999 * Columbine High School massacre * Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Armed Youths Kill Up to 23 in 4-Hour Siege at High School" with subheads and 2 related photos. Much more inside. Complete with all sections, very nice condition.

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:40

$82.00
182895

AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Liquor Beer Alcohol Prohibitin Era Gangster 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109791108

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, October 19, 1929. * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Prohibition era gangster * Beer baron The front page has one column headings: "CAPONE CHECK IS SOUGHT AS RUM RAID EVIDENCE" with subheads. (see) The great stock market crash of 1929 would occur just a few days later. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, some small binding slits along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:48

$47.00
182820

JOHN C. COLT Gun Revolver Inventor Samuel Brother MURDER TRIAL 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107409307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, Jan. 20, 1842 * John C. Colt murder trial w/ prints * Brother of famous gun inventor A rare "Extra" edition produced to offer the latest news on the fascinating trial of John Colt. Most of the front page is taken up with considerable detail on the case of Colt who was accused of murdering Samuel Adams the previous year. This was quite the sensation at the time. Note that the front page has a print headed: "Samuel Adams, The Printer, Before He Was Cut Up and Salted." Also a "Diagram of Second Floor" where the murder happened. Much of the balance of the ftpg. is taken up with much text headed: "Colt's Trial". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:32

$53.00
182817

ALBANY EXECUTION James Hamiton Murder Benjamin Birdsall HANGING 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107408147

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 14, 1818 The front page has: "Execution of Hamilton" from Albany, which notes at the beginning: "On Thursday James Hamilton was executed in this city for the murder of Major Birdsall last summer...his fate excited much sympathy, and his execution was witnessed by more than 1000 people...". Shortly before his execution Hamilton wrote his final words of thanks to many for how he was treated, printed here (see). It is signed in type: James Hamilton. The first attempt at the hanging failed, so he had to ascend the scaffold and submit himself to a second hanging. Four pages, some damp staining, good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:30

$29.00
182808

World Famous & Rare BRITISH GUIANA One 1c Cent Magenta Stamp SOLD 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107400624

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 8, 1940 * Sale of world's most rare & most valuable postage stamp * British Guiana (Guyana) one cent magenta stamp * Significant philately report : key philatelic interest Page 22 contains a somewhat inconspicuous report of the most recent sale of the world's most valuable stamp, the one cent magenta British Guiana stamp. The report--see the photos for the full text--gives some details as are substantiated by further details on this stamp provided by Wikipedia: "The British Guiana 1 cent magenta is regarded by many as the world's most famous stamp.It was issued in limited numbers in British Guiana (now Guyana) in 1856, and only one specimen is now known to exist. The 1 cent magenta was part ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:22

$48.00
182794

BILLY THE KID William H. Bonney Old West Outlaw Pat Garratt KILLS 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107091329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 19, 1881 * Outlaw Billy the Kid shot dead * Pat Garrett - Old West lawman On page 2 under "News Of The Day" is a section devoted to "Crimes And Casualties". Among the news items in this section is an inconspicuous yet historic report that reads, in full: "Billy the Kid,' a notorious murderer and desperado, for several years the terror of New Mexico, was shot dead, by Sheriff Garrett of Lincoln County, at Fort Sumter, in that Territory, on the 14th inst." Somewhat uncommon to have reports about the death of "Billy the Kid". Many tend to be brief such as this one, although this one has all the basic facts marking the end of one the most famous and legendary outlaws of the Old W... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:47

$250.00
182775

BARBARA FRITCHIE American Folklore Letter & Outlaw Sam Hildebrand 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107084692

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, Aug. 5, 1869 * Barbara Fritchie * Outlaw Sam Hildebrand Page 5 has: "The Truth About Barbara Fritchie" which is a letter with facts and details about Fritchie, who became part of American folklore because of a poem by J. G. Whittier. Also a report: "Sam Hilderbrand" "Fruitless Pursuit of the Outlaw" "Companies Organized to Hunt Him Down". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:34

$29.00
182751

Best 1963 JOHN F. KENNEDY JFK ASSASSINATION Rare Dallas TX Texas Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865256365

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963 * From the city where it happened A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smaller photo of Lyndon Johnson. A considerable amount of related news and photos inside as well. Of curious interest--and only to be found in a Dallas newspaper--are two inconspicuous advertisements to be found on facing pages inside. One is for the 'Texas" movie theater, where Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested (trivia: he was watching the mo... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:22

$200.00
182750

Best LEE HARVEY OSWALD Jack Ruby Assassination JFK1963 Dallas TX Texas Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107078853

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Dallas, Texas, November 25, 1963 * Best Lee Harvey Oswald assassination issue to be had * Post JFK John F. Kennedy murder * Jack Ruby Terrific and most unusual issue, as the entire front page--save for the banner headline: "Night Club Man Kills Oswald -- John F. Kennedy's Body Borne to Capitol" is taken up with a huge photo showing Jack Ruby thrusting his pistol forward in the direction of Oswald and others, a split second before Oswald was shot. There are many more related photos and headlines inside this 48 page issue. A great issue for display, and great to have from the city where it happened. Of curious interest--and only to be found in a Dallas newspaper--in a in... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:22

$68.00
182705

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863979352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial The front page first column heads include: "JEFF. DAVIS" "Details Of His Capture" "His Camp 'Surprised at Daylight on the 10th Instant" "He Disguises Himself in His Wife's Clothing, and, Like His Accomplice Booth, Takes to the Woods" "He is Pursued & Forced to a Stand" "He Shows Fight & Flourishes a Dagger in the Style of the Assassin of the President" and more. The details of this historic report take up fully half of the front page. The balance of pg. 1 is taken up with other end-of-war items. Most of an inside page is taken up with testimony of the trial of the c... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2020 08:00

$75.00
182597

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100834512

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 contains one of the better reports we have seen of the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery by Jesse James and his gang. While most reports are little more than a paragraph or two, this report takes two-thirds of a column and includes several accounts and much detail--photos below show the full text. The article is headed: "ROAD AGENTS ON A TRAIN" "They Kill Two Persons And Get Considerable Plunder" "Outlaws Who Surpass All Others In Boldness--After Deliberately committing Murder, They Rob a Safe In an Express Car". The article includes near its beginning: "...an incoming Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific t... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:52

$147.00
182519

DR. ARTHUR WARREN WAITE Murder of Hannah and John E. Peck GUILTY 1916 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373099166100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Calif. May 27, 1916 * Murder of Hannah and John E. Peck * Dr. Arthur Warren Waite guilty verdict The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIND WAITE GUILTY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 14 pages, a little irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends July 30, 2020 07:00

$48.00
182510

CHICAGO Illinois RACE RIOT Red Summer NEGROES Murder Looting Arson1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392857186801

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1919 * Chicago race riot * Red Summer of 1919 The front page has a nice banner headline: "6,000 TROOPS CALLED OUT IN CHICAGO TO CHECK NEW RIOTS; NEGROES FIRE AT SOLDIERS, ATTACK PASSING TRAINS; FOUR MORE LEAGUE OPPONENTS SEE WILSON ON CHANGES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage on the Chicago Race Riot of 1919. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 28 pages, light to... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2020 06:56

$57.00
182509

Best (2) JFK John F. Kennedy & Oswald ASSASSINATION 1963 Dallas Texas Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392857186564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas. Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price. You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. Two line bold banner headline reads: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smaller photo of Lyndon Johnson. Lots of related news and photos inside as w... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2020 06:56

$240.00
182307

LIZZIE BORDEN Fall River Massachusetts Hatchet Murders Case TRIAL 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092707329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 8, 1893 * Lizzie Borden murder trial * Fall River, Massachusetts * Woman hatchet killings Page 4 has an article with coverage on the Lizzie Borden murder case with heading: "Some Important Witnesses" "Examined In The Borden Case" "Lizzie Borden's Uncle on the Stand..." "" and more. Lengthy text takes up over 4 1/2 columns. Eight pages, light toning and some wear at the margins with some tiny tears and unrelated text loss, should be handled with care.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:33

$52.00
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