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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
157935

Miriam A. "MA" FERGUSON Becomes 1st Woman Governor of Texas 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904763563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 21, 1925 * Miriam A. "Ma" Ferguson * 1st female governor of Texas The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HAIL 'MA' FERGUSON, GOVERNOR OF TEXAS, IN THRILLING SCENE" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the Miriam A. Ferguson becoming the first female governor of the state of Texas. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 10, 2017 14:16

$52.00
157796

RUTH ELDER 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight Attempt Photo 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372096638888

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1927 * Ruth Elder - Woman aviator & actress * 1st Transatlantic flight try (Woman) The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "ELDER PLANE UNSIGHTED FOR 28 HOURS; LAST REPORTED WHEN 400 MILES AT SEA; CROWDS AT LE BOURGET AWAIT ARRIVAL" with subheads and photo. (see) More on page 2 with related map. Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1927 she took off from New York in the airplane American Girl, with her co-pilot, George Haldeman, in an attempt to become the first woman to duplicate Charles Lindbergh's transatlantic crossin... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2017 15:12

$47.00
157623

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands w/ Print 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896836227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, June, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook death * Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from April, 1779 when after visiting the Hawaiian Islands where Cook met his death, Captain Clerke returned once again to the Northwest in search of a Northwest Passage to the Atlantic. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the front page, topics include: "Arrival At Awatska Bay in Kamtschatka [Kamchatka, far eastern Russia]--Reception at Petropaulowski--Passage... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:02

$155.00
157586

HERMANN & EMMA GOERING "First Lady of the Third Reich" WEDDING 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088559505

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1935 * Hermann Göring wedding - marriage * German actress Emma Sonnemann * "First Lady of the Third Reich" The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "GOERING MARRIED IN NAZI SPLENDOR" with subhead and 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 in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the ... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2017 08:04

$38.00
157021

ANNA ADAMS GORDON Woman's Christian Temperance Union Head DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069337696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1931 * Anna Adams Gordon death (1st report) * Woman's Christian Temperance Union * Social reformer - temperance movement Page 27 has a one column heading: "ANNA GORDON DEAD; W. C. T. U. LEADER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Anna Adams Gordon, temperance movement pioneer. 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 56 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 w... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:11

$40.00
156972

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372068382840

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 3, 1864 * Rare rebel title A newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, the city through which all news reports flowed during the Civil War. The front page has much on the war with items headed: "From the Blackwater Region" "The Enemy at New Bern, North Carolina" "From Charleston" "Arrest of Ex-Senator Toombs in Savannah" "The New Conscription" "The Currency Bill" "Movements on the Mississippi" "Revelations From Richmond" "The Yankee Army--Enlistment of Negro Soldiers" "and other items as well. The back page includes the always interesting editorial, this one focused on the gold standard for the Confederacy (see for the beginning). al... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:18

$74.00
156932

Very Early WIZARD OF OZ Actress Judy Garland SONG 1st Mention 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067461567

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1938 * 1st Wizard of Oz movie mention * Actress Judy Garland - "The Jitterbug" Page 26 has a very inconspicuous--yet significant-- mention concerning the production of the movie "Wizard of Oz". This is the earliest mention of "Wizard of Oz" in the New York Times. The item notes "...the first song for "Wizard of Oz" was turned in today: it is "The Jitterbug" by Yip Harberg and Harold Arlen, and Judy Garland will sing it." (see) News, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very whi... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:23

$45.00
156889

Best ARMY OF DARKNESS Cult Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review1993 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881648252

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 19, 1993 * Best "Army of Darkness" movie advertisement * Grand Opening Day premiere review * Horror comedy cult classic film A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Army of Darkness" 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? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collect... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 14:06

$67.00
156826

GREAT & Early 18th Century CRICKET Sports Article 1743 London England Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391878747930

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1743 * Great & early article on cricket * Letters (2) regarding the Battle of Dettington Within this issue is a very early and interesting article titled: "Of Publick Cricket Matches" concerning the sport of cricket, with much detail (see). The text includes: "Cricket is certainly a very innocent & wholesome exercise, yet it may be abused if either great or little people make it their business. It is grossly abused when it is made the subject of publick advertisements to draw together great crowds of people who ought all of them to be somewhere else..." with much more. This article takes about 1 3/4 columns. Present are two... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 14:17

$160.00
156658

ALETA FREEL American Stage Actress Hollywood SUICIDE Death 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372061156687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 8, 1935 * Aleta Freel suicide death * American Stage actress * Hollywood - Los Angeles The top of page 44 has a one column heading: "ALETA FREEL ENDS LIFE IN HOLLYWOOD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on American stage actress Aleta Freel committing suicide in Los Angeles, California. Complete 1st section only with 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 29, 2017 07:12

$37.00
156594

NATALIE WOOD American Film Movie Television TV Actress DEATH 1981 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391875040949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 30, 1981 * Natalie Wood death (1st report) * American film & T.V. actress * Best title to be had ? The top of the front has a one column heading: "Natalie Wood Found Dead Off Catalina" with subhead and photo. (see) Much more on page 3. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2017 13:58

$135.00
156421

Best JAYNE MANSFIELD DEATH Film & Theater Actress 1967 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372048233966

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, June 29, 1967 * Jayne Mansfield killed in car crash * Best title to be had ? - great for display The large banner headline announces: "JAYNE MANSFIELD DIES; Actress Killed in Car Crash" with a subhead and large (and gruesome) photo. More on pages 2 and 4 (see). Terrific to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with all 20 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends September 16, 2017 15:40

$225.00
156250

RUSSELL-COLBATH HOMESTEAD White Mountains NH Priscilla Death 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372042019688

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, November 17, 1930 * Ruth Priscilla Coldath death * Russell-Colbath Homestead * White Mountains, New Hampshire * "Curse of Mount Chocorua" The front page has a two column heading: "'Hermit Woman' of White Mountains, Who Braved "Curse of Chocorua", Dies" Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a few small binding holes along spine, generally good.

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Ends September 10, 2017 15:23

$35.00
156233

Rare WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Woman's Female Movement Lucy Stone Founder 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391861851382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, April 28, 1917 * Rare title * Women's suffrage Upper right corner notes: "Oldest Suffrage Newspaper In The World" and under the title: "Founded in 1870 by Lucy Stone and Henry B. Blackwell." As would be imagined much of the content is on women's rights & suffrage concerns, as the national right to vote would happen in a couple of years. The ftpg. has: "National Suffrage Mrs. Catt's Theme Before Senate" "Eighth Suffrage Victory Comes In Nebraska" "Jeannette Rankin Urges Federal Bill In First Speech" & much more. More inside as well. Complete in 6 pages, somewhat irregular at the spine margin, some older library mends inside, generally good.

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Ends September 10, 2017 14:55

$42.00
156137

Early FDNY Firemen Firefighting - Female Blondin - End of Slavery 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372039005370

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 21, 1865 Ftpg. has: "Fight Between Firemen" "Engine Companies Nos. 6 and 41 Engaged in a Midnight Fight" & more. Inside has: " A Female Blondin" "The Tight-Rope on Staten Island" "Fleshings & Flirtations" "Antecedents Of The Performer" "Perilous Feats in Mid-Air" and a nice editorial headed: "The End Of Slavery". Eight pages, tiny pin holes at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:21

$27.00
155969

LORETTA YOUNG "The Farmer's Daughter" Movie Film Actress DEATH 2000 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372030730276

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 13, 2000 * Loretta Young death (1st report) * American movie - film actress * "The Farmer's Daughter" fame * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the first column has a brief report with photo: 'Loretta Young Dies" with just a bit more, the full article found on the ftpg. of the B section with a color photo of her & which carries over to take most of page 10 with 2 more photos. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry & from the city where she lived & died. The complete sections A & B only with 44 pages. nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2017 15:48

$67.00
155952

ELIZABETH TAYLOR Hollywood Movie Film Actress DEATH 2011 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372030686645

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 24, 2011 * Elizabeth Taylor death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actress * Best title to be had ? The top of the ftpg. has a boxed section with: "Elizabeth Taylor, 1932 - 2011" "Icon of Glamour, On and Off Screen" "The Film Star's Oscar-Winning Acting talent often Took a Back Seat to the Drama of Her Personal Life." The Article carries over to take all of pages 14 & 15 and then with more on her on the ftpg. of section D. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete sections A and D only with 38 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2017 15:11

$88.00
155934

LILLIAN GISH & Ruby Keeler Movie Film Actresses DEATH 1993 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391851219840

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 1, 1993 * Lillian Gish death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actress * Ruby Keeler death (1st report) * Musical actress - singer - dancer * Best title to be had ? The bottom half of the ftpg. has a boxed section headed: "Death Takes Screen Legend Gish and Dance Star Keeler" with photos of both Ruby Keeler and Lillian Gish. The articles of both carry over to pages 17 and 18 & including more photos (see). Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-20, nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2017 15:54

$63.00
155932

GRACE KELLY Movie Film Actress & Princess of Monaco DEATH 1982 L.A. CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372027615813

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 15, 1982 * Grace Kelly death (1st report) * Hollywood movie film actress * Princess of Monaco (Prince Rainier III) * Best title to be had ? The ftpg. has a one column head: "Princess Grace Dies of Injuries After Car Crash" with 2 photos of her, the main portion of the article carrying over to pages 16-17 with 3 more photos of her. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-24, nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2017 15:48

$85.00
155903

BONNIE AND CLYDE "Cigar Smoking" ? Atchison Kansas Bank Robbery 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372027152894

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1934 * Atchison, Kansas bank robbery * Bonnie and Clyde involved ? * Rare mention of "cigar smoking" woman The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "ROB KANSAS BANKS, SHOOT POLICE OFFICER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on a bank robbery in Atchison, Kansas. At the time it was believed that criminals involved were the infamous Bonnie and Clyde as the article ends with: "Unverified reports that a woman puffing a cigar has been seen in a hotel here this morning, led to a police theory that the leader of the hold-up might have been Clyde Barrow, notorious bank robber and killer, whose companion is Bonnie Parker, cigar-smoking gunwoman". History sho... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2017 07:25

$52.00
155882

Best FAY WRAY Hollywood Movie Film "King Kong" Actress DEATH 2004 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026517396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 10, 2004 * Fay Wray death (1st report) * Hollywood movie actress * "King Kong" film fame * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the ftpg. has a small announcement: "Actress Fay Wray Dies at 96" with a photo of her, with the lengthy article on B10 with heading: "Fay Wray, 96; Actress, Object of Ape's Desire in 'King Kong' " and 3 more photos. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete sections A & B only with 36 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:38

$63.00
155880

MADELINE KAHN "Blazing Saddles" Comedy Movie Film Actress 1999 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026516019

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 4, 1999 * Madeline Kahn death (1st report) * Hollywood Movie - film actress * "Blazing Saddles" "Young Frankenstein" * Best title to be had ? The ftpg. has a small report: "Madeline Kahn Dies at 57" with a color photo of her. The more detailed & lengthy article is found on page 22 headed: "Madeline Kahn; Oscar-Nominated, Tony-and Emmy-Winning Actress" with another photo of her in the film 'Blazing Saddles'. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-26, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:36

$55.00
155818

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849238485

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, March 20, 1899 * First woman to die in electric chair... * Martha Place - 1st report... The very top of the front page has a small yet notable report: "Mrs. Place Electrocuted" with a Sing Sing dateline, reading: "Mrs. Martha Place, the murderess, was electrocuted this morning. She was the first woman electrocuted in New York state." Not only that, she was the first woman to die in the electric chair in any state. And this is a same-day report. There is even a Wikipedia page on her (see this hyperlink). Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally nice. Should be handled with care.

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:36

$47.00
155746

Best LANA TURNER Movie Film Actress WWII Pin-Up Model Girl DEATH 1995 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019937505

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 30, 1995 * Lana Turner death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actress * World War II era pin-up model * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the front page has a heading: "Lana Turner, Glamorous Star of 50 Films, Dies at 75" with subhead: " 'Sweater Girl' was a favorite GI pinup. Tragedy and seven marriages marred her private life." The article carries over to page 32. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry & from the city where she lived and died. The complete first section with pages 1-36, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:45

$97.00
155745

Best GRETA GARBO Hollywood Movie Film Swedish Actress DEATH 1990 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845350939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 16, 1990 * Greta Garbo death (1st report) * Swedish-American actress * Hollywood film movie star * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the ftpg. has an article headed: "Greta Garbo, Alluring but Aloof Film Star, Dies at 84" with a photo of her from 1928. The article carries over to pages 26 & 27 where there are 3 more photos of her. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-28, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:44

$115.00
155744

Best AVA GARDNER Hollywood Movie Film Actress Singer DEATH 1990 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845350511

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 26, 1990 * Ava Gardner death (1st report) * Movie - film actress & singer * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the ftpg. has an article headed: "Ava Gardner, Sultry Film Star, Dies at 67 in London." and includes a photo of her. The article carries over to page 22 where there are 2 more photos of her, with husbands Mickey Rooney and Frank Sinatra. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-30, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:44

$93.00
155731

18th SLAVERY Emancipated Negro Woman & Her Master Owner Grateful 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019923544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Dec. 13, 1797 The ftpg. has over a full column of a letter "To Dr. William Currie" signed in type: N. Webster, Jun. Page 3 has an article: "The Generous Slave!" who offered a kindness to her former owner, it ending with: "...Yet such are the qualities of the race that we enslave!" Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, an archival mend on pg. 2, generally nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:23

$37.00
155723

Best AUDREY HEPBURN Hollywood Golden Age Movie Film Actress DEATH 1993 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019908540

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 21, 1993 * Audrey Hepburn death (1st report) * Actress, model, dancer & humanitarian * Hollywood golden age movie - film * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the front page has a boxed report headed: "Audrey Hepburn, Actress and Humanitarian, Dies" at age 63, with a color photo of her (see). The article carries over to take most of page 28 with much text on her life & career and also includes 4 more photos of her. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-30, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:12

$96.00
155721

Best GINGER ROGERS Fred Astaire Musical Film Movie Actress DEATH 1995 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019906702

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 26, 1995 * Ginger Rogers death (1st report) * American actress - dancer - singer * Musical films - movies w/ Fred Astaire * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the front page has a heading: "Movie Great Ginger Rogers Dies at 83" with subhead: "The Oscar-winning actress was best known for the 10 films she glided through with Fred Astaire." A color photo of her and Fred Astaire is included. The article carries over to page 24 and includes another photo of her. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-32, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:09

$94.00
155681

HEATHER O'ROURKE Steven Spielberg's Poltergeist Child Star DEATH 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019042481

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 24, 1988 * Heather O'Rourke death (1st report) * American child TV & movie actress * Steven Spielberg's "Poltergeist" fame * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has a one column heading: "'Poltergeist' Star Heather O'Rourke Dies at Age of 12" with photo. (See) Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-24, nice condition.

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Ends August 19, 2017 15:18

$56.00
155626

Best BARBARA STANWYCK Hollywood Movie Film Actress & Model DEATH 1990 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391843393979

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 21, 1990 * Barbara Stanwyck death (1st report) * Movie - film & TV actress model singer * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the ftpg. has an article headed: "Barbara Stanwyck Dies; Career Spanned 60 Years" which includes a photo of her. The article carries over to page 36. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-38, nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:09

$88.00
155625

Best ANNE BAXTER Hollywood Movie Film TV Actress DEATH1985 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391843392716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 13, 1985 * Anne Baxter death (1st report) * Hollywood movie film & TV actress * Frank Lloyd Wright granddaughter * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has an article headed: "Anne Baxter Dies at 62--50 Years of It as Star in Films, Stage and TV" plus a photo of her. The article carries over to page 20. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-36, nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:07

$70.00
155554

Early LILLIE LANGTRY Jersey Lily London Actress PHOTO 1893 American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015988621

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 16, 1893 * Actress Lily Langtry A periodical fashioned after 'Harper's Weekly' but not nearly as successful. Inside has a photo of "Lily Langtry" with text beginning: "The notorious Lily Langtry was to have cut a figure in a lawsuit involving the late 'Squire' Abingdon's estate...". See the hyperlink for much on Lily Langtry. Complete issue, still with original outer wrappers, 9 3/4 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:49

$67.00
155542

DOROTHY HALE American Socialite & Actress SUICIDE Jump Death 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391841589798

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 22, 1938 * Dorothy Hale suicide death * American socialite & actress * New York City building jump The top of the back page has a one column heading: "DOROTHY HALE DIES IN 16-STORY PLUNGE" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on American socialite and actress, Dorothy Hale, committing suicide by jumping from a NYC building. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning, address stamp in the masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The evening of her death, Hale informally entertained some friends; she had told them that she was planning a long trip and invited them to a farewell party. After attending... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:26

$39.00
155537

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391841585606

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:20

$53.00
155532

INDIRA GANDHI India Woman Prime Minister Leader ASSASSINATION 1984 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015959710

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHOENIX GAZETTE, Arizona, Oct. 31, 1984 * Indira Gandhi assassination * India Prime Minister The headline announces: "Gandhi killed by bodyguards" with photo. (see) The complete first section with 20 pages, in good condition.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:09

$44.00
155513

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391839430539

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 ? 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 August 13, 2017 13:34

$148.00
155510

Best MARY PICKFORD Hollywood Film Movie Actress Producer DEATH 1979 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372012715397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 30, 1979 * Mary Pickford death (1st report) * Canadian-American film movie actress * "America's Sweetheart" "Girl with the Curls" * Best title to be had ? The middle of the front page has a two column head: "Mary Pickford, 86, World's First Real Movie Star, Dies" which includes two photos of her as well. The article carries over to page 3 where is found two more photos of her. Known in her prime as "America's Sweetheart"and the "girl with the curls", Pickford was one of the pioneers in early Hollywood. Pickford was one of the most popular actresses of the 1910s and 1920s, earning the nickname "Queen of the Movies". Great to have this report not only in a newsp... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2017 13:30

$145.00
155508

Best RITA HAYWORTH Hollywood Movie Film Actress Pin-Up Girl DEATH 1987 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391839426970

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 16, 1987 * Rita Hayworth death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actress * World War II era pin-up girl * Best title to be had? The top of the front page features 3 photos of classic film star/World War II pin-up girl Rita Hayworth, beneath which is a one column heading; "Rita Hayworth, 'Love Goddess' of '40's, Dies". The article carries over to page half of page 26 and includes another photo. Hayworth achieved fame during the 1940's as one of the era's top stars, appearing in a total of 61 films over 37 years. The press coined the term "love goddess" to describe Hayworth after she had become the most glamorous screen idol of the 1940's. She was the top pin-u... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2017 13:27

$138.00
155506

Best GILDA RADNER Saturday Night Live SNL Actress Comedian DEATH 1989 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391839425733

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 21, 1989 * Gilda Radner death (1st report) * American actress - comedian * "Saturday Night Live" fame * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the front page has a photo and brief report announcing the death of Gilda Radner, one of the original cast members of "Saturday Night Live". A lengthier article headed: "Saturday Night Live Star Gilda Radner Dies at 42", with a photo of her, carrying over to page 41. Radner died from ovarian cancer, and her life and legacy from SNL established her as an iconic figure in the history of American comedy. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry, and from the city where she died.... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2017 13:25

$96.00
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