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WILMA RUDOLPH Wins Record 3rd Gold Medal at Summer Olympics 1960 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392023652144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, September 9, 1960 * Wilma Rudolph wins record breaking 3rd gold medal * 1960 Summer Olympics - track and field sprinter star The sport's section (page 33) has a four column headline: "Third Gold Medal to Wilma Rudolph" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy, Rudolph competed in three events on a cinder track in Rome's Stadio Olimpico: the 100- and 200-meter sprints, as well as the 4 × 100-meter relay. Rudolph, who won a gold medal in each of these events, became the first American woman to win th... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:16

$44.00
163161

AMELIA EARHART 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight SOLO 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022737961

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, May 20, 1932 * Amelia Earhart (1st stage) * Transatlantic flight (Airplane) * 1st woman to achieve solo (day of) The top of the front page has a two column photo with heading: "She Is Ready for Atlantic Flight" Also a one column heading: "2 SEA FLIGHTS TO BEGIN SOON" with subhead: "Amelia Earhart Putnam Plans Solo Hop to Europe in Tiny Monoplane" (see) This was the first female solo flight across the Atlantic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2018 15:21

$52.00
163033

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman PHOTOS 1928 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019299665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, July 1, 1928 * Amelia Earhart in London * Transatlantic Ocean flight This rotogravure section only has five front page photos related to Amelia Earhart's famous 1928 flight across the Atlantic Ocean. (see) Unusual to see her in a dress here. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with 8 pages, a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 13, 2018 15:21

$62.00
162871

CHAPPAQUIDDICK ACCIDENT Mary Jo Kopechne & Senator Ted Kennedy 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392016474153

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, July 20, 1969 * Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne * Chappaquiddick Island accident (1st report) The front page has a four volume headline: "Woman Dies in Plunge Of Car Driven by Ted" with a photo of the accident scene and a small one of "Miss Kopechne" (see) Nice to have first report coverage from a Massachusetts publication. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with reporting on the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Complete with all 82 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2018 15:00

$125.00
162786

ROSE McCONNELL LONG Huey Wife U.S. Senator Takes Oath of Office 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392013907125

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1936 * Rose McConnell Long takes oath * Huey's term as United States Senator Page 3 has a two column heading: "Mrs. Long Takes Oath in a Crowded Senate; Will Carry on 'Share-the-Wealth' Campaign" with photo. (see) First report coverage on Rose McConnell Long becoming the 3rd woman ever to serve as a U.S. Senator, taking over the remaining months of her late husband's term. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 05, 2018 15:14

$40.00
162629

AMELIA EARHART Woman Transcontinental AIRPLANE Flight Record 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263709607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 13, 1932 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart airplane takeoff * Women's transcontinental flight record * Los Angeles to Newark, New Jersey The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Miss Earhart Is Speeding Across Country in Effort to Lower Nonstop Record" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Amelia Earhart' attempting to break the transcontinental flight record for time. She would be successful on this day. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:32

$40.00
162609

IRMA GRESE Female SS Guard Beast of Belsen Jewish Holocaust Trial 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392009678535

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 27, 1945 * Female SS guard Irma Grese * Bergen-Belsen concentration camp trial * Jewish Holocaust - exterminations - atrocities Page 12 has a one column heading: "BELSEN TORTURES BY WOMAN LISTED" with subhead. (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 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rathe... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2018 15:18

$40.00
162581

CHARLES MANSON FAMILY Sharon Tate - Labianca Hollywood MURDERS 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372262022318

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Aug. 11, 1969 * The infamous Manson family murders The front page has a one column heading: "California Search On In Slayings" which is an early report of the brutal murders & actress Sharon Tate and four others which, in time, would be linked to Charles Manson and his "family". A separate article on page 5 is headed: "Macabre Murders Mount In Los Angeles District" which has more on the Tate murders but also includes the LaBianca murders more recently discovered. Later to be referred to as the Tate-LaBianca murders, Charles Manson & his followers would be arrested & charged nearly four months later. Complete in ten pages, small binding holes near the sp... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2018 15:16

$56.00
163068

IRENE FENWICK Silent Film Actress Lionel Barrymore Wife DEATH 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372279773210

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 25, 1936 * Irene Fenwick death * Stage & silent film actress * Wife of Lionel Barrymore The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "IRENE FENWICK, ACTRESS, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition

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Ends April 23, 2018 12:22

$34.99
162485

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392005973404

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 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 top of the front page has a three column headline: "EARHART PLANE TUNED FOR FLIGHT TODAY" with subheads. (see) Weather would delay her from finishing the journey for more than a week. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning, a few binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2018 15:21

$45.00
162350

JACQUELINE COCHRAN 1st Woman Breaks Sound Barrier w/ Jet Airplane 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392004060360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1953 * Jacqueline Cochran breaks the sound barrier * 1st ever woman to do so - jet airplane The top of page 32 has a one column heading: "MISS COCHRAN TOPS THE SPEED OF SOUND" with subhead and photo of Cochran. 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 60 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Encouraged by then-Major Chuck Yeager, with whom Cochran shared a lifelong friendship, on May 18, 1953, at Rogers Dry Lake, California, Cochran flew a Canadair F-86 Sabre jet borrowed from the Royal Canadian Air Force at an av... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2018 13:48

$47.00
162303

Early LILLIE LANGTRY Jersey Lily London Actress & Notre Dame Univ 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372252899560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 24, 1885 * Lily Langtry * Notre Dame University The front page has an interesting article titled: "Lily Langtry - The Lonsdale-Chetwynd Quarrel" which takes close to half a column. A subhead is: "Mrs. Lingtry's New Play" Langtry was a celebrated actress & producer known for her relationships with noblemen. Page 3 has a nice ad for the "University of Notre Dame" which includes an early print of the campus (see). Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:58

$34.00
162269

Best MARILYN MONROE Hollywood Los Angeles SUICIDE Death Dead 1962 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372252641741

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, August 6, 1962 * Death of Marilyn Monroe (1st report) * Actress, singer, model and sex symbol See the photo for the terrific front page report, with the two line banner headline: "MARILYN MONROE FOUND DEAD" and also: "Sleeping Pill Overdose Blamed". The front page also features a photo of her. Related subheads include: "Unclad Body of Star Discovered on Bed; Empty Bottle Near" and: "Sad Child, Unhappy Star - Help She Needed to Find Self Eluded Marilyn All Her Life". The report carries over to pages 2, 3 & 4 where are found many photos of her life. Other articles on Marilyn Monroe are on pages 22 and 23. Given that her fame was gained in Los Angeles and she ... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2018 07:59

$740.00
162263

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Seneca Falls NY EQUAL RIGHTS Amend. Convention 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372250201678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1923 * Historic Women's Suffrage item * Seneca Falls, New York convention * Woman's rights - Equal Rights Amendment * Pancho Villa assassinated Page eight has the significant report from Seneca Falls, New York, on the woman's Equal Rights Convention held on the 75th anniversary of the first attempt in 1848 to gain equality for women, initiated by Lucretia Mott, an early suffragist. The one column heads include: "Women Open Fight For Equal Rights" "Council of National Party Adopts Form of Proposed Amendment to Constitution" "Meets On Historic Ground" "Assembly Held at Seneca Falls on 75th Anniversary of First Equal Rights Convention". Included in part is the pr... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:45

$110.00
162133

MAE WEST Actress Arrest & Wall Street's Clarence W. Barron Death 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391999878004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 3, 1928 * Clarence W. Barron death (1st report) * Important Wall Street figure * Mae West arrest The front page has one column headings that include: "CLARENCE W. BARRON, PUBLISHER, IS DEAD" "Head of The Wall St. Journal a Victim of Catarrhal Jaundice at 73 in Battle Creek" "Noted Financial Figure" and more with smaller subheads. Text continues on page 2 with photo of Barron. Page 33 has one column headlines that include: "COURT STAYS POLICE ON MAE WEST PLAY" and more. (see) Coverage on her arrest for participating in a play with a sexual theme. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was pr... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2018 06:31

$42.00
161963

COLUMBUS MS Lowndes County Mississippi NEGROES Lynchings Hangings 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391995515020

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, July 16, 1935. * Dooley Morgan & Bert Moore Negroes lynchings * Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "MOB HANGS PAIR FOR ATTEMPT TO ATTACK WOMAN" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the lynchings of Dooley Morgan & Bert Moore at Columbus, Mississippi. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 06, 2018 16:32

$38.00
161760

LILY LANGTRY Hollywood Actress DEATH & Charles Lindbergh Engaged 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372235709196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 13, 1929 * Lily Langtry death * Charles Lingbergh The front page has a one column head: "Lily Langtry Dies on Rivera at 74" which continues on page 20 where is found a one column photo of Lily Langtry. At the top of the front page is a two column head: "Col. Lindbergh Betrothed to Miss Anne S. Morrow; Lands in Cuba After Delay" with more on page 3. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2018 16:20

$57.00
161641

Rare DRESS PATTERNS Insert 1879 Women's FASHION Prints Harpers Bazar Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391989651852

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S BAZAR, New York, May 29, 1869 * 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 are 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... See More  

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Ends March 28, 2018 15:32

$36.00
161635

Actress THELMA TODD Hollywood Film Death SUICIDE ? Accident ? 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391989647285

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 17, 1935 * Actress Thelma Todd death * Suicide? - Accidental? The front page has a one column heading: "THELMA TODD DEAD; FOUND IN GARAGE" with subheads (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 4 with photo of Todd (see photos). The cause of her death is still in debate till this day. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 28, 2018 15:24

$42.00
161506

Great HERALDIC EAGLE Masthead Engraving on Rare 1863 Civil War Era OLD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372229316134

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, April 18, 1863 * Heraldic eagle masthead engraving * Uncommon title * Civil War era original The masthead features a very large heraldic eagle with a 7 inch wingspan holding in its beak a banner with the title. Mostly filled with literary items including a ftpg. story: "The Pirate's Legacy, A Tale of the Present War" by Lieut. C.P. Morgan, U.S.N., with a print of 3 sailors. Inside has a comical print captioned: "I licked him till he yelled like a puppy." showing a woman in a soldier's uniform whipping another soldier with an umbrella (see). A short article: "Power of Music In Battle" is nice (see). Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:34

$27.00
154916

WILLIAM DESMOND TAYLOR Actor & Director re. MURDER Mystery 1929 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391820942717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1929 * re. William Desmond Taylor murder * Irish-American Hollywood actor and director The front page has one column headings: "SAYS ACTRESS MURDERED TAYLOR" "Ex-Governor Richardson of California Asserts Efforts to Try Her Were Blocked" and more. (see) This murder is still unsolved to this day. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, a little irregular along the spine, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2018 11:07

$34.00
160953

PHILLIS WHEATLEY Woman Slave Girl Servant NEGRO Poet Poems 1774 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391974015014

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May 1773 * Phillis Wheatley * Famous "Negro" servant turned poet Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the great article: "Some Account of Phillis, a Learned Negro Girl" which is a letter to the publisher stating: "Proposals have just been published for printing by subscription, some poems written by Phillis, a negro servant of Mr. Wheatley, of Boston, in New England, the following account has been received from her master...". Hereafter is an account of Phillis Wheatley, reading, in part: "Phillis was brought from Africa to America in the year 1761...she in sixteen months time...attained the English language....As to her writing, her own curiosi... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2018 07:32

$285.00
160803

ANNA SAGE "Woman in Red" re. John Dillinger's Murder $5000 Reward 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969815402

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 29, 1935 * re. John Dillinger's assassination * Anna Sage - Ana Cumpănaș * "Woman in Red" $$ reward The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "TIP ON DILLINGER HALTS DEPORTATION" with subheads that include: "'Woman in Red' Says Purvis Promised to Have Alien Proceedings Dropped" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2018 15:24

$38.00
160798

ANNA SAGE "Woman in Red" re. John Dillinger's Murder $5000 Reward 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372205673427

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 30, 1935 * re. John Dillinger's assassination * Anna Sage - Ana Cumpănaș * "Woman in Red" $$ reward The top of page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER SPOTTER SAYS SHE GOT $5,000" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Minor spine wear, very nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2018 15:10

$38.00
160761

GOLFING ILLUSTRATIONS William Thomas Smedley 1897 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969046997

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897 * William Thomas Smedley * Golfing illustrations The full front page is an illus: "I Felt Her Seize My Hand and Shake It." which shows a woman greeting a man with a golf club, with caddies & others in the background. This print accompanies a story inside titled: "Colonel Bogie, A Golf Story" where also is found a print of a woman about to hit a golf ball off a tee, with men golfers in the backround (see). Elsewhere in the issue: full pg. of illus. of "The Sixteenth International Convention of the Societies of Christian Endeavor, at San Francisco, July 7-12." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Mr. Frederick Macmonnies's Group for Prospect Park, Brooklyn." 1/2 pg... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2018 15:45

$75.00
160618

LANA TURNER Daughter Cheryl Crane Murders Johnny Stompanato 1958 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372201741023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, April 5, 1958 * Movie actress Lana Turner * Johnny Stompanato murder * 14 year daughter Cheryl Crane The front page has a three column heading: "Lana Turner's Girl Kills Star's Lover" with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on the murder of Johnny Stompanato by 14 year old Cheryl Crane. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, a few small binding holes along spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2018 09:10

$42.00
160595

ADOLPH HITLER Married to Eva Braun & Still Alive in Europe ? 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391965018974

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1945 * Adolph Hitler & Eva Braun married * Is he still alive in Europe ? * Post-World War II - WWII An interesting two column headline near the bottom of the front page: "Zhukoff Says Hitler Wed Actress In Berlin, May Be Alive in Europe". The article begins: "Adolf Hitler married two days before Berlin's fall and the lovers may have escaped from the German capital by plane..." and a quote noting: "...'We have found no corpse that could be Hitler's,'...". The complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2018 15:31

$57.00
160473

Very EARLY Rare WOMAN Publisher OBSERVATOR London 337 Years Old 1681 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962903280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OBSERVATOR, London, November 22, 1681 * Woman publisher This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. Done in a dialogue format, between Whig & Tory. This early single sheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing, but the most intriguing aspect of this issue is that the imprint at the bottom of the back page reads: "London, Printed for Joanna Brome, at the Gun in S. Paul's Church-yard." I believe this to be the earliest periodical we have offered published by a woman. Could it be the earliest woman publisher to be found within a newspaper? Single sheet, 8 by 13 inches... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:22

$42.00
160450

COLUMBUS TX Colorado County Texas Hanging Tree NEGROES LYNCHINGS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962778725

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1935 * Columbus, Texas "Hanging Tree" * 2 Negroes lynched - lynching mob The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "TEXAS PROSECUTOR CONDONES LYNCHING" with subheads that include: "Calls Hanging of Two Negroes at Columbus 'Expression of People's Will'" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-qu... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:11

$42.00
160009

Best PRETTY WOMAN Film Movie Opening Day AD Review 1990 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372172511213

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 23, 1990 * Best "Pretty Woman" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * American romantic comedy film - Julia Roberts A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Pretty Woman" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? Page 14 of section F has a review of the film headed: ... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2018 15:15

$80.00
159873

Actor and Director WILLIAM DESMOND TAYLOR Shot Dead Murder 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391946059412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1922 * William Desmond Taylor shot dead The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "MOVIE DIRECTOR FOUND MURDERED IN LOS ANGELES" "William Desmond Taylor of The Famous Players Is Shot Dead in His Home" "Jealousy May Be Motive" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. First report coverage on the murder of famed actor and director William Desmond Taylor which is still unsolved till this day. 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 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: William Desmon... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 15:02

$52.00
159863

REBECCA LATIMER FELTON 1st Woman U.S. Senator Appointed 1922 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391946048415

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1922 * Rebecca Latimer Felton * White supremacist & Democrat * 1st United States Woman senator * Historic political item The front page has a one column heading: "GEORGIA WOMAN, 87, IS NAMED AS SENATOR" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st United States female senator being officially chosen. A historic item on the beginnings of Women in politics. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light even toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends January 14, 2018 14:30

$45.00
159616

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Seneca Falls NY EQUAL RIGHTS Amend. Convention 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941538831

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1923 * Historic Women's Suffrage item * Seneca Falls, New York convention * Woman's rights - Equal Rights Amendment Page one has significant reporting from Seneca Falls, New York, site of the Woman's Rights convention which was celebrating the 75th anniversary of the first woman's rights convention held in 1848. The one column headlines read: "WOMEN ADOPT FORM FOR EQUAL RIGHTS" "National Party Accepts Proposed Wording of Amendment to Constitution" "Called World Movement" "New York State Branch of the Party Elects Mrs. Clarence M. Smith President". This was the beginning of a 49 year struggle to geet the amendment passed, introduced in every session of Congr... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:34

$245.00
159615

GRACE MOORE "Tennessee Nightingale" Makes OPERATIC Soprano Debut 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160789724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, February 8, 1928 * Actress Grace Moore * Makes operatic debut The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Grace Moore's Debut In Opera Is a Triumph" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small address label in the masthead, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: After training in France, Moore made her operatic debut at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City on February 7, 1928, singing the role of Mimì in Giacomo Puccini's La bohème.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:28

$37.00
159611

Dictator ADOLPH HITLER Was Jewish ? Descended from Jews Descent 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941534436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1933 * Adolph Hitler was of Jewish descent... The top of page 7 has a very intriguing article with column heads: "HITLER TIE SEEN WITH CZECH JEWS" "Organ of Austrian Heimwehr Reports Direct Descent on His Mother's Side" " 'Forebears' Of Same Name" "Woman Who Left Czechoslovakia for Austria Declared a Sister of Chancellor's Grandmother". The article goes on to include: "...claiming proof that Herr Hitler was directly descended on his mother's side from a Jewish family of that name in Czechoslovakia..." with much more. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:23

$57.00
159590

Rare 18th Century MARYLAND SLAVE Print & Girl Soldier Hannah Snell 1750 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941315877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1750 * Rare engraving of a Maryland slave * Woman soldier Hannah Snell This issue features a full page plate of two Africans, one of whom, named Job, spent some time in Maryland as a slave, as noted in a brief article which includes: "...he was seized & carried to Joar where he was sold to Capt. Pyke, who...carried him to Maryland and sold him to a planter. Here Job lived about a year without being once beat by his master..." with a bit more, including mention of Mr. Oglethorpe and Georgia as well (see). There is also an article which describes the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia. A page contains at the bottom an illustration of a co... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:17

$165.00
159273

AMELIA EARHART Woman Aviator Gets Airline Transport PILOT LICENSE 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150107534

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 29, 1929 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * Gets Airline Transport Pilot License Page 16 has one column headings: " Permit For Miss Earhart" "She is Fourth Woman to Aviation Transport License" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, minor spine wear, 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 newspapers of her day. Yet, it is these reports which add color to one of the most beloved personalities of the 20th century. Than... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:03

$40.00
159269

LAURA INGALLS Woman Aviator Found Guilty as NAZI SPY 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150101586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 14, 1942 * Laura Ingalls (aviator) * Convicted of treason * Nazi - German spy Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "INGALLS JURY GIVES VERDICT OF GUILTY" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2017 14:53

$38.00
159182

MAE WEST Actress is Arrested & Jailed "SEX" Play on Moral Charges 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372139550723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 20, 1927. * Actress Mae West arrested & jailed * Moral obscenity charge in "Sex" play The front page has a one column heading: "MAE WEST JAILED WITH 2 PRODUCERS" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:36

$77.00
159070

MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT Women's Woman Rights Advocate & Writer BOOK 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136456217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: KENTISH GAZETTE, Winchester, England, April 21, 1795 * Mary Wollstonecraft * Women's rights advocate This newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one being the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. The back page has a brief item mentioned Mary Wollstonecraft, one of the earliest woman's rights advocates, with mention of her most famous book: "The author of the Rights of Women, Mrs. Woolstonecraft, is arrived from France in this country..." with a bit more (see). Four pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:39

$59.00
159066

BONNIE AND CLYDE Outlaws Gang Pre Killed by Police TIPSTERS ? 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136452397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1934 * Billie Jean Parker & Floyd Hamilton * Bonnie and Clyde gang members arrested * The tipsters to law enforcement re. whereabouts ? Page 16 has an article with small headings: "2 Of Barrow Gang Held" "Woman and Man Relative of Bandit Accused of Texas Killings" (see) First report coverage on the arrest of Floyd Hamilton and Bonnie Parker's sister. Bonnie and Clyde where ambushed and killed just two days later. Could these two have been on ones who tipped law enforcement to the whereabouts of the infamous duo or was it just a coincidence. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Ot... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:32

$47.00
158986

LIZZIE BORDEN Woman Ax Murderer Fall River Massachusetts DEATH 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132450262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 3, 1927. * Lizzie Borden death report * Famous female Ax Murderer * Fall River, Massachusetts The top of page 21 has one column headings: "LIZZIE BORDEN DIES; HER TRIAL RECALLED" "Acquitted Thirty-three Years Ago of Murdering Wealthy Father and Stepmother" "Mystery Never Solved" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, light toning, generally nice.

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:51

$77.00
158893

1st Woman ELECTRIC CHAIR Electrocution Execution MARTHA M.PLACE 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923295645

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, March 21, 1899 * First woman to die in electric chair... * Martha Place - 1st report The first two columns are consumed with reports on the very first electric chair execution of a woman in America. Column heads include: "MRS. PLACE EXECUTED" "First Woman to Die in Electric Chair in New York" "But Two Shocks Were Given" "Most Successful Affair Yet at Sing Sing" "No Scene and No Delay" with more (see). Included is an illustration of: "Mrs. Martha E. Place" (see Wikipedia for more on her). Complete in 10 pages, evenly toned, but irregular at the spine, some minor margin tears. A bit fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:24

$63.00
158843

Actor EDWIN BOOTH Richard II Theater Play ASSASSINATION Attempt 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372130521584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, April 24, 1879 * Actor Edwin Booth * Attempted assassination (1st report) * Mark Gray The top of page 2 has an article headed: "Edwin Booth Fired At" "Attempted Assassination of the Actor in a Chicago Theatre" (see) Another article appears on page 3 headed: "THE ATTACK ON EDWIN BOOTH" with subheads. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Mark Gray (attempted assassin) was a traveling salesman from Keokuk, Iowa who fired two shots from a pistol at actor Edwin Booth on April 23, 1879. Booth was playing the title role in Richard II (play) at McVickers Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, during the f... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:17

$40.00
158761

LITTLE ROCK AR Pulaski County Arkansas NEGRO Lynching Mob Hanging 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128696594

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1927 * Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas * African American John Carter lynching Page 29 has one column headings that include: "LITTLE ROCK MOB LYNCHES A NEGRO" "Drags Body Through Street Behind Auto and Burns It in Colored Quarter" "Youth Alleged to Have Confessed Attack on White Woman and Her Daughter" and more. (see) First report coverage lynching of John Carter at Little ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:45

$42.00
158605

AMELIA EARHART'S "20 Hrs., 40 Min." Book Published Woman Airplane 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123508482

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, September 9, 1928 * Amelia Earhart - Woman aviator * "20 Hrs., 40 Min." book published * 1st Woman to cross Atlantic by airplane The top of page 3 of this section has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART FINDS SEA FLIGHT STIRRING" with subheads and "Facsimile Of Miss Earhart's Log" (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 2 only with all 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: 20 Hrs. 40 Min.: Our Flight in the Friendship is a book written by pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart. It was first published in 1928 by G. P. Putnam's Sons, but has continued to be reprinted in periodic new editions. A speci... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:00

$38.00
158530

BETTE DAVIS Hollywood Movie Film Theater Actress Icon DEATH 1989 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372121364299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 8, 1989 * Bette Davis death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actress * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the front has a two column heading: "Lavish Tributes Pour In for Film Star Bette Davis" with caption: "She Dies in Paris at 81" and photo. (see) More on pages 58 & 59. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 60 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:21

$165.00
158176

GERTRUDE EDERLE Swimmer Record Breaker Battery Park to Sandy Hook 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909276817

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1925 * Woman swimmer Gertrude Ederle * Battery Park to Sandy Hook record swim The front page has a one column heading: "GIRL SWIMS TO HOOK FROM THE BATTERY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Gertrude Ederle's record breaking swim from Battery Park to Sandy Hook. 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, a little spine wear, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1925, Ederle turned professional. The same year she swam the 22 miles from Battery Park to Sandy Hook in seven hours and 11 minutes, a record time which stood for 81 ye... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:09

$39.00
158111

AMELIA EARHART Woman Aviator Post Airplane Flight HARASSMENT 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908703929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1928 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart * Post Atlantic Ocean flight * Airplane "Friendship" * Sideshow attraction ? Page 9 has one column headings: "MISS EARHART TIRES OF BEING 'SIDESHOW'" "She Expresses Regret Over Radio Here That Her Companion Are Kept in Background" and more. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being relentlessly pursued by the media after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Was this an example of the modern day paparazzi ? I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, a few small binding slits alo... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:11

$42.00
157937

GLORIA SWANSON Hollywood Actress MARRIES French Aristocrat Weds 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372102005582

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1925 * Hollywood actress Gloria Swanson marries 3rd time The front page has a one column heading: "GLORIA SWANSON WEDS A MARQUIS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Hollywood actress Gloria Swanson marrying Henri, Marquis de la Falaise de la Coudraye. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends November 10, 2017 14:21

$40.00
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