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JUDITH COPLON Soviet Union Russian U.S. Woman DOJ Spy ARRESTED 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650301146

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, March 5, 1949 * Judith Coplon arrested (1st report) * Soviet Union - Russian spy - Cold War * United States Department of Justice employee The front page has a nice seven column headline: "UN RED SEIZED AS SPY WITH U.S. WOMAN AID" with subheads and photo of Coplon and Valentine Gubitchev. Other news, sports and advertisements the day. Complete with all 20 pages, rag edition, light ink blotching from printing press, small binding holes along the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:43

$44.00
172154

Rare COLONIAL VIRGINIA w/ Battle of Bunker Hill 1775 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392274470705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 13, 1775 * The Battle of Bunker Hill * American Revolutionary War * Very rare Colonial Virginia title This newspaper was published by John Pinkney, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. Pinkney continued this title which previously was published by Virginia's first woman printer, Clementina Rind, A rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia. Certainly the prime content is the page 3 report of the Battle of Bunker Hill, from a letter: "...from Mr. Isaac Lathrop, one of the Provincial Congress at Watertown, to Major General Davis Wooster..." with the letter ... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2019 13:48

$10,500.00
172480

JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees & Dorothy Arnold MARRIED Weds Photo 1939 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372658442197

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 20, 1939 * Joe DiMaggio gets married - weds * New York Yankees Clipper * Actress Dorothy Arnold (1st wife) * Pre Marilyn Monroe The top of page 21 has a two column heading: "Joe DiMaggio and Movie Actress Are Wed In San Francisco as Crowd Storms Church" with photo. (see) Great to have in this famous NYC title, the home of the New York Yankees. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2019 12:24

$39.99
172473

VERY Rare & Early AMERICAN Colonies Colonial Boston New England 1740 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392282658502

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON WEEKLY NEWS-LETTER, "New England", April 10-17, 1740 * Earliest of American newspapers to be had This very rare title was the first successful newspaper in the colonies, having begun in 1704 and lasting until the British occupation of Boston in 1776. It was only preceded by "Public Occurrances Both Foreign and Domestick" which published just a single issue in 1690 before being suppressed & destroyed by the Royal Governor of Massachusetts Bay (the only surviving issue is in London). This issue is among the earliest American newspapers we have offered. Not surprisingly much of the news on the front page is from London & other parts of Europe, however there are reports datelined: "Philadelphia" and "New York"... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2019 08:21

$3,249.99
171890

MABEL NORMAND Hollywood Silent Film Comedienne Actress DEATH 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372638309494

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1930 * Mabel Normand death (1st report) * Silent film comedienne and Actress * Charlie Chaplin & Fatty Arbuckle duo The front page one column headings: "MABEL NORMAND, FILM STAR, DEAD" "The Comedienne Succumbs to Turberculosis in California Sanitarium" and more. (see) Coverage continues inside with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2019 15:05

$57.00
172365

BERTHA KALICH Jews Jewish Yiddish Theatre Stage Actress DEATH 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392279388664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1939 * Bertha Kalich death (1st report) * Jewish actress - American Yiddish Theatre * Charles A. Lindbergh called to duty The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "MME. KALICH DIES; FAMOUS ACTRESS" 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 46 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 25, 2019 07:49

$37.00
171774

Rare WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Woman's Female Movement Clara Bewick Colby 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633908395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WOMAN'S TRIBUNE, Washington, D.C., Aug. 11, 1900 * Rare title * Women's suffrage Their motto in the masthead: "Equality Before The Law". This was the country's leading women's suffrage publication having begun in Beatrice, Nebraska, before moving to Washington, D.C. Published by Clara Bewick Colby, a women's rights activist & suffragist leader, she was a war correspondent during the Spanish-American War, the first woman to be so recognized. As would be suspected the content is primarily focused on women's rights and suffrage. Four pages, tabloid size, 3 small binding holes at the blank spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:37

$40.00
171768

CAROLE LANDIS American Film Actress Drug Overdose SUICIDE Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264052998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 6, 1948 * Carole Landis suicide death * American Film and stage actress * "The Ping Girl" "The Chest" The front page has a two column heading: "Carole Landis Ends Her Life in Hollywood Home" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage continues on page 13 with photo. Landis dies of an intentional sleeping pills overdose. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:34

$45.00
171654

JANE TOPPAN American Woman Serial Killer Poisoner Nurse DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631667289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1938 * Jane Toppan death * Woman serial killer * Poisoning nurse Page 15 has one column headings: "Miss Jane Toppan, 84, Mass Poisoner, Dies" "Institution Inmate Many Years Admitted Slaying 100 Persons" (see) First report coverage on the death of infamous Woman serial killer, Jane Toppan. 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 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 subscri... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:13

$45.00
171653

ANNA MARIE HAHN Woman Serial Killer Electric Chair EXECUTION 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631666343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 8, 1938 * Anna Marie Hahn execution (electric chair) * German-American Woman serial killer The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "ANNA HAHN DIES IN ELECTRIC CHAIR" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 56 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:13

$45.00
171562

SQUEAKY FROMME Charles Manson Follower GERALD FORD Murder Attempt 1975 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372627496280

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, September 5, 1975 * Lynette Alice "Squeaky" Fromme * Charles Manson follower * President Gerald Ford The top of the front page has a six column headline regarding the assassination attempt on President Gerald Ford: "Woman aims pistol at Ford, is grabbed by Secret Service" (see) Early 1st report here. Complete with 30+ pages, a few binding holes along the spine with a piece torn away at the bottom left corner, otherwise good.

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:32

$38.00
171469

ANNA HOWARD SHAW Women's Suffrage & Temperance Leader DEATH 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258056033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 3, 1919 * Ann Howard Shaw death (1st report) * Women's suffrage & temperance leader * Female Methodist minister The front page has a one column heading: "DR. ANNA SHAW, SUFFRAGIST, DIES" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Nice front page headline on the Polish-Soviet War. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:35

$47.00
171287

CAROLE LOMBARD Actress Killed - TWA Flight 3 Airplane Crash Find 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372619426624

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, January 18, 1942 * Actress Carole Lombard death * Airplane crash disaster finding * World War II - WWII reporting The front page has a five column heading: "Find Carole Lombard Plane; 22 Dead" with subheads. Much more on pages 2 & 3 with a few related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with section only with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, a few small tape mends along the right margin, generally nice.

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Ends April 04, 2019 16:46

$82.00
171203

BABE ZAHARIAS 1st American Woman to WIN British Open GOLF Crown 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372615776251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 13, 1947 * Mildred (Babe) Didrikson Zaharias * Britsh Open crown * 1st American to win The front page of section 2 has a banner pictorial with heading: "America's Babe Zaharias, Greatest Woman Athlete In The World" with subhead: "Babe Hauls In British Title; Wins, 5 and 4" Photo on the back page. (see) Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. source: wikipedia: Zaharias gained world fame in track and field and All-American status in basketball. She played organized baseball and softball and was an expert diver, roller-skater and bowler. She won two gold medals and one sil... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:38

$47.00
171152

CHARLIE CHAPLIN Actor & Joan Barry PATERNITY SUIT Blood Test 1944 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614850900

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 16, 1944 * Actor Charlie Chaplin * Actress Joan Barry * Paternity suit case The front page has a great banner headline: "BLOOD TEST CLEAR CHAPLIN" with subhead. Nice for display. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, more so along spine, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:15

$48.00
171098

MICKEY ROONEY Hollywood Actor & Ava Gardner Actress WEDS Marries 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392249509178

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Jan. 11, 1942 * Actor Mickey Rooney * Actress Ava Gardner * Marries - Wedding - Weds The front page has a one column heading: "Mickey Rooney Slips Away and Weds Actress" with small photo. (see) World War II News of the day. Complete 1st section only with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes and small tape mend along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Soon after Gardner arrived in Los Angeles, she met fellow MGM contract player Mickey Rooney; they married on January 10, 1942. The ceremony was held in the remote town of Ballard, California, because MGM studio head Louis B. Mayer was worried that fans would desert Roo... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2019 16:04

$40.00
171036

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392248050096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history * Flight across the Atlantic Ocean * Airplane "Friendship" Page 14 has one column headings: " MISS EARHART BUYS LADY HEATH'S PLANE" "Plans Tour of America in the Machine That Flew From Cape Town to England" and more with two photos. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being the guest of honor in England just after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean. 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, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition. Note: While the major historic events in Amelia Earhart's ... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2019 16:31

$56.00
170952

AMELIA EARHART Pacific Ocean Airplane Flight Disappears LOST ? 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392244857227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH, July 2, 1937. * Amelia Earhart disappearance flgiht * When she was over the Pacific Ocean * Fred Noonan - Howland Island ? The front page has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART ON 2570-MILE FLIGHT IN PACIFIC" with subhead.(see) First report coverage on the famous Woman aviatrix, Amelia Earhart, during her famous flight when she went missing. Was she already lost when this report came out ? Complete with 20+ pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends March 23, 2019 16:39

$57.00
170820

Actress LUCILLE BALL & Actor Desi Arnaz Wedding Marries WEDS 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392242314279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, December 1, 1940 * Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz marry (1st report) * Film Actresses expected marriage The top of page 13 has one photo of Lucille Ball with small heading: "Comedienne Weds" (see) A small but important report in the early days of showbiz. Probably discrete coverage here because they were not Hollywood icons as of yet. Complete 1st section only with 22 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, more so along the spine with binding holes, generally good. wikipedia notes: Lucille Desiree Ball (6 August 1911 – 26 April 1989) was an American comedienne, film, television, stage and radio actress, model, film and television executive, and star of the sitcoms I Lo... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2019 16:01

$67.00
170777

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Jack McGurn CHARGED Al Capone Hitman 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240075186

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day massacre arrest * Jack McGurn - Al Capone trigger man Page 7 has one column headings that include: "MURDER CHARGES LODGED IN CHICAGO" "McGurn and Fanelli, Alleged Gang Gunners, Are Accused of Killing Moran's Seven Men" "15 Others Still Hunted" and more. (see) First report coverage on the murder indictment of Al Capone henchman, Jack McGurn, for his role in the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Interesting report here which mentions Louis Rolfe, a "blonde alibi" woman which would become a key figure into the investigation that would ultimately prevent McGurn from prosecution. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in nice c... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:39

$44.00
170377

GRAF ZEPPELIN German Rigid Airship & Mahatma Gandhi PHOTOS 1930 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372584375376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, June 1, 1930 * Graf Zeppelin - airship * Mahatma Gandhi This rotogravure section has two front page photos regarding the Graf Zeppelin. Also on the front page are photos of Woman aviator Amy Johnson and Mahatma Gandhi. (see) Other topics throughout. Rotogravure section only with 8 pages, rag edition, a few binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2019 15:26

$29.00
170140

BONNIE AND CLYDE Texas Patrolmen Murders & John Dillinger Hunted 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575082455

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 2, 1934 * Bonnie and Clyde commit murders * Highway patrolmen - police officers * John Dillinger hunted w/ photo Page 9 has a one column heading: "Killing Of Police Spurs Hunt For Texas Outlaws" First report coverage on the killing of two patrolmen by Clyde Barrow and his "cigar smoking" woman companion, Bonnie Parker. Rare to find reporting on this famous duo prior to their deaths. Also on the same page is another one column heading: "ST. PAUL POLICE FIND DILLINGER FINGERPRINTS" with subhead and related photo. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our mind... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:36

$97.00
170049

re. HANGING OF MARY SURRATT Abraham Lincoln Murder Conspirator ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372570871772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1865 * Mary Surratt, the Lincoln assassination conspirator * Shades of Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator" Page 4 has a brief, rather inconspicuous item with a small heading: "Mrs. Surratt" which reads: "The friends of the late Mary E. Surratt are resorting to ill-judged action in endeavoring to prove her innocence. Her trial was conducted with extraordinary patience, and the proofs of her guilt entirely justified the conclusion arrived at. Disloyal persons may endeavor to lead to an opposite conclusion, but they will not succeed in that endeavor. She has paid the penalty of her crime, and the wisest thing is for all who were upon terms of friendship with her to let her name be as far forg... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:49

$37.00
169931

KATHLEEN CLARKE Becomes 1st Woman Lord Mayor of Dublin IRELAND 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372567733247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 28, 1939 * Kathleen Clarke - wife of Tom Clarke * First Woman Lord Mayor of Dublin - Ireland * Cumann na mBan & Easter Rising fame The top of page 10 has a two column heading: "Woman Is Elected Lord Mayor of Dublin; Mrs. Clarke Is Widow of Executed Fenian" with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2019 13:19

$38.00
169717

TEXAS GUINAN Queen of the Night Clubs Prohibition Speakeasy DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207079520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 6, 1933 * Texas Guinan death (1st report) * "Queen of the night clubs" - actress * Prohibition era speakeasy fame The front page has a five column headline: "Texas Guinan, Night Club Queen, Dies" with subhead. Three photos are on the back page. (see) Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:42

$52.00
169658

KING GEORGE III Assassination Attempt by Woman Margaret Nicholson 1786 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206332888

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 10, 1786 * King George III murder attempt * Margaret Nicholson Beginning on the front page & taking over a column on pg. 2 is a nice account of the attempted assassination of King George III by Margaret Nicholson, an event which received much attention at the time, in fact Wikipedia has a nice account on her. Part of the report notes: "...The knife that was struck at his Majesty's breast was a desert knife, worn very plain...much sharpened...It struck against his Majesty's waistcoat & made a little cut...Had not his Majesty shrunk in his side the blow must have been fatal!..." with more (see ). See also our item 550221 which includes a contemporary print of the assassination attempt... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:40

$78.00
169547

Outlaws Duo BONNIE Parker AND CLYDE Barrow Murder & Abduction 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548365666

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 7, 1934 * Bonnie and Clyde abduction & release * Texas & Oklahoma outlaws - murder Page 8 has a one column heading: "Oklahoma Chief Of Police Freed By Bandit Gang" (see) Coverage on the hunt for Clyde Barrow and his "cigar smoking" woman companion, Bonnie Parker after committing another murder. Rare to find reporting on this famous duo prior to their deaths. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:12

$62.00
169542

JOHN DILLINGER Post Jail Escape Midwest HUNT Eddie Green Shot 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548364488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Post escape with wooden gun * Crown Point, Indiana jail * The hunt continues The front page has a five column headline: "Shoot Dillinger's Pal; Seize Woman" with subheads. (see) Related photo is on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great ... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:10

$44.00
169273

Actress MARY PICKFORD Files for DIVORCE from Douglas Fairbanks 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193707093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 10, 1933 * Mary Pickford files for divorce * Actor Douglas Fairbanks * Nice headline for display The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "DOUG SUED BY MARY PICKFORD" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Four related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on Actress Mary Pickford filing for divorce from actor Douglas Fairbanks. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:13

$47.00
169225

Actor CLARK GABLE & Actress Carole Lombard MARRIED Weds Marry 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534580018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 30, 1939 * Actor Clark Gable * Actress Carole Lombard * Marriage - wedding The front page has a one column heading: "Gable Marries Miss Lombard in Elopement" Related photo is on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:57

$42.00
169166

Best FLORENCE KLINGENSMITH Woman Aviator Pilot Air Racer KILLED 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372533507745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 5, 1933 * Florence Klingensmith killed * Woman aviator - air racer * Founding member of Ninety-Nines The front page has a great banner headline: "GIRL RACING PILOT IS KILLED" with subheads. Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. Great to have from the city where it happened, rare as such. Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 11, 2019 15:38

$45.00
169095

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392190945717

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

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:36

$42.00
168747

Rare DRESS PATTERNS Insert 1868 Women's FASHION Prints Harpers Bazar Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182069704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S BAZAR, New York, Aug. 8, 1868 * Victorian fashions * Dress pattern "Supplement" included! This is the famous fashion periodical subtitled: "A Repository of Fashion, Pleasure, and Instruction" from the successful publishing house of Harper Brothers. It is the oldest continuously published fashion magazine in the world having begun in 1867. The early issues offered elegantly handy hints on living & dressing well, covering everything from the avant-garde to running a country home. There is a wealth of fashion-themed prints with this issue, with text as well (see). Of particular rarity is the large foldout dress pattern included with this issue. Since it was simply loose and not bound in, these patterns are al... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:20

$39.00
168744

EVELYN HOEY Broadway Actress Torch Singer Death SUICIDE Murder ? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182067892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 13, 1935 * Evelyn Hoey murder or suicide ? * Broadway actress The front page has a great banner headline: "JAIL TWO IN ACTRESS' DEATH" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Five related photos on the back page. First report coverage on the death of actress and singer Evelyn Hoey. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:17

$44.00
168699

AMELIA EARHART Woman Transcontinental AIRPLANE Flight Record 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516808379

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD UNION, July 14, 1932 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart Putnam airplane * Women's transcontinental flight record * Los Angeles to Newark, New Jersey Page 8 has a one column heading: "AMELIA EARHART SETS MARK FOR WOMEN FLIERS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Amelia Earhart breaking the transcontinental flight record for time. Unusual that this heading used her married name instead of Earhart. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 20 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:18

$42.00
168578

Actress JEAN HARLOW Director Paul Bern Hollywood SUICIDE Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508478494

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 6, 1932 * Director Paul Bern suicide death (1st report) * Actress Jean Harlow The front page has a great banner headline: "JEAN HARLOW WIDOW BY SHOT" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage on the suicide of Paul Bern, husband of famous movie actress, Jean Harlow. Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:35

$88.00
168574

Brown Derby Restaurant Closes Original Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508473553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 22, 1980 * The original Brown Derby restaurant closes * Wilshire Boulevard location * Constructed in the shape of a brown derby After decades of being known as one of the key hang-outs for Hollywood's elite, the original Brown Derby closes. This issue provides content related to both the closing and the temporary delay in demolition resulting from "mime" protestors and the efforts of Glory Daily, owner and daughter of the Academy Award winning actress Gloria Swanson, the wife of the original owner, Herbert K. Somborn. The front page has: "Brown Derby Saved - For Now," with an inside page showing two images of the "mime" protestors with a 4-column heading, "Pickets Delay Destruction of Bro... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:30

$135.00
168559

Actress JEAN HARLOW Director Paul Bern Hollywood SUICIDE Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508177801

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 7, 1932 * Director Paul Bern suicide death * Actress Jean Harlow The front page has one column headings that include: "WIDOW IS MYSTIFIED BY BERN'S SUICIDE" "Tried To End Her Own Life" and more. (see) Coverage on the suicide of Paul Bern, husband of the famous movie actress, Jean Harlow. 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 the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & instituti... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2018 08:31

$39.00
168409

ELLA MAE WIGGINS Loray Mill Strike U.S Labor Gastonia NC KILLED 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372502183288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Sept. 15, 1929 * Ella Mae Wiggins killed (1st report) * Loray Mill Strike - Gastonia, North Carolina * Labor history of the United States The front page has a one column heading: "CAROLINA MOB KILLS A WOMAN MILL STRIKER" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete 1st section only with 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such.

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Ends December 14, 2018 15:49

$40.00
168320

Hollywood ACTRESS MAE WEST Declared Married to Frank Wallace 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172079337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1937 * Actress Mae West * Frank Wallace marriage The front page has a one column heading: "Court Decides Mae West Is Mrs. Wallace" with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine. wikipedia notes: Mae West was married on April 11, 1911 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Frank Szatkus, whose stage name was Frank Wallace, a fellow vaudevillian whom she met in 1909. She was 17. She kept the marriage a secret, but a filing clerk discovered the mar... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:39

$40.00
168249

JESSIE MILLER Australian Woman Aviator Airplane Flight at Bahamas 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372495999860

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 2, 1930 * Jessie Maude "Chubbie" Miller * Australian Woman aviator * Nice headline for display The front page has a nice banner headline: "ISLE SAVES LOST AVIATRIX" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with a small related map. Another related map on the back page. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends December 08, 2018 15:46

$44.00
168189

Best ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn Charge1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392168780037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 2, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day massacre arrest * Jack McGurn - Al Capone trigger man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "CHARGE McGURN, FANELLI WITH 7 GANG MURDERS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the murder indictment of Al Capone henchman, Jack McGurn, for his role in the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Interesting report here which mentions Louise Rolfe, a "blonde alibi" woman which would become a key figure into the investigation that would ultimately prevent McGurn from prosecution. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more ... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2018 15:30

$67.00
168149

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372494715667

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history * Flight across the Atlantic Ocean * Airplane "Friendship" The top of the front page has a four column headline: "FRIENDSHIP CREW TO FLY TO HOLLAND" with many subheads. Lengthy text continues inside, too much to photograph all. 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, light toning, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2018 07:08

$49.00
168105

Great JEAN HARLOW The Blonde Bombshell Hollywood Actress DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392167398628

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 8, 1937 * Actress Jean Harlow death (1st report) * 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell * Great headline for display. The bold banner headline announces the death of one of the more famous actresses of the day: "JEAN HARLOW IS DEAD AT 26" with a subhead: "Platinum Star Of Screen Ill Only Ten days" "Poisoning Spreads to Actress' Brain". The detailed article carries over to page 2. Related photos on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spi... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2018 15:31

$277.00
168015

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392163993076

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass. June 5, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * About to make history * Airplane "Friendship" Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The front page has a one column heading: "WEATHER HOLDS UP FRIENDSHIP" with subheads. (see) Weather would delay her from finishing the journey for about 2 weeks. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 30, 2018 14:43

$38.00
168005

Best LUCILLE BALL "I Love Lucy" Television Comedy Actress DEATH 1989 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372487856177

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, South Bay Edition, April 27, 1989 * Lucille Ball death (1st report) * Actress - comedienne - model * "I Love Lucy" television sitcom * Best title to be had - rare as such The top of the ftpg. has several photos of Lucille Ball with a ftpg. report headed: "Lucille Ball Dies; TV's Comic Genius Was 77" with a related subhead. Much more on her on page 3, including two more photos. Terrific to have this report in a L.A. newspaper, home of the television/film industries, home to Lucy Ball, and the city where she died. The complete first section with pages 1-44. Very nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2018 14:35

$148.00
167966

CHRISTMAS Theme Thomas Nast Prints w/ SANTA CLAUS 1886 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392163076530

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1886 * Caricaturist Thomas Nast * Christmas - Santa Claus Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus, as well as being a well-known political cartoonist. The entire front page is a print by Nast captioned: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas..." which includes a partial scene of Santa Claus in a framed picture. Other prints in this issue include a full page on: "The Thought Reader of Angels" by Bret Harte; a full page: "Christmas Eve--The Cousins" showing a woman on a snowy evening; a double page centerfold by Thomas Nast: "Santa Claus Can't Say that I've Forgotten Anything" showing a young girl standing by the fireplace; a full page: "Tobogganing in... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2018 14:31

$215.00
167860

JACQUELINE COCHRAN Female Aviator Wins Bendix Airplane Race Trophy1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372481335752

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 4, 1938 * Jacqueline Cochran - Woman aviator * Wins Bendix transcontinental air race The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MISS COCHRAN WINS BENDIX AIR RACE; CLOSE TO RECORD" with subheads that include: "Only Woman in Cross-Country Derby Collects $12,500 in Beating Nine Men" and more. First report coverage continues on page 3 with three related photo. (see) 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 18 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:41

$42.00
167772

FLORENCE ELLINWOOD ALLEN 1st Woman State Supreme Court ELECTION 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372479246905

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Nov. 10, 1922 * Florence Ellinwood Allen election * First Woman elected to state supreme court The top of page 10 has a notable item in the efforts of the women's movement with a column headed; "Woman Elected To Supreme Bench" "Judge Florence E. Allen of Ohio First of Her Sex To Serve in A High Court" with a related article. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:29

$57.00
167406

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144831945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history * Flight across the Atlantic Ocean * Airplane "Friendship" Page 26 has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART HAILS AMERICAN AIR PLANS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being the guest of honor in England just after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition. Note: While the major historic events in Amelia Earhart's life can be read about through multiple venues (books, newspapers, magazines, etc.), many of the more obscure events can only be found within a handful (at most) of daily new... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2018 13:47

$39.00
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