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148478

F. ANSTET English Humorist MARGARET ILLINGTON State Actress DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371761267678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1934 * Thomas F. Anstey Guthrie death * English novelist - journalist - comic * Margaret Illington death * American stage actress The top of page 14 has a one column heading: "F. ANSTEY, 77, DIES; BRITISH HUMORIST" with subheads. (see) The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "MISS ILLINGTON, STAGE STAR, DEAD" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & instit... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2016 13:58

$33.00
148258

WILBUR UNDERHILL JR. Mad Dog Tri-State Terror Oklahoma Bandit DIES1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391584746859

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 7, 1934 * Wilbur Underhill Jr. death (1st report) * "Tri-State Terror" - Oklahoma bandit Page 21 has an article headed: "Underhill, Outlaw, Back In Prison, Dies" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On December 26, 1933, Wilbur and Hazel Underhill were celebrating their honeymoon with Ralph Roe and his girlfriend Eva May Nichols at a rented cottage in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Four days later, a 24-man strike force including federal agents, state troopers and local police surrounded the house. The group was led by R.H. Colvin and Frank Smith, the latter a survivor of ... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2016 15:14

$33.00
148187

MARY PICKFORD Signs Contract w/ ADOLPH ZUKOR Paramount Pictures 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371752737553

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, December 17, 1933 * Actress Mary Pickford signs contract * "Queen of the Movies" "America's Sweetheart" * Adolph Zukor - Paramount Pictures Page 2 of this section has a one column heading: "MARY PICKFORD SIGNS FOR STAGE" with subheads. (see) Other news throughout. Complete section 2 only with all 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 02, 2016 15:35

$27.00
148130

Actress MARY PICKFORD Files for DIVORCE from Douglas Fairbanks 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371750274319

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1933 * Mary Pickford files for divorce * Actor Douglas Fairbanks Page 3 has a one column heading: "Expect No Contest On Pickford Divorce" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Actress Mary Pickford filing for divorce from actor Douglas Fairbanks. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 30, 2016 14:55

$33.00
147957

ALAMO TN Crockett County Tennessee NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747129119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 29, 1929 * Joe Boxley Negro lynching in Alamo, Tennessee The front page has a brief article heading: "Negro Lynched by Mob After Woman Attack" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Joe Boxley in Alamo, Tennessee. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends October 26, 2016 15:09

$34.00
147953

MABEL SMITH DOUGLASS Residential College Dean Lake Placid DROWNING1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391574558514

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 22, 1933 * Mabel Smith Douglass drowning * Douglass Residential College * Rutgers University affiliate Page 3 has a two column heading: "Drowning of Ex-Dean Douglass Feared; Woman's Educator's Boat Found at Lake" (see) First report coverage on Mabel Smith Douglass going missing after rowing on Lake Placid. Other news, sports and advertisement 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the pr... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2016 15:02

$33.00
147761

ANNE WEIGHTMAN Walker Penfield Woman $$$ Philanthropist $$$ DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371741521277

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1932 * Anne Weightman death The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "MRS. F. C. PENFIELD, ART PATRON, DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Anne Weightman Walker Penfield, philanthropist and one of the richest women in the World. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, Nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2016 15:45

$33.00
147687

MAUD YOUNGER Women's Suffrage Woman Equal Rights Amendment Senate 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371738761226

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, May 28, 1933 * Maud Younger - suffragist - feminist * Senate meeting re. Women's equal rights The front page of this section has a one column heading: "WOMEN DISAGREE ON 'EQUAL RIGHTS'" with subheads. (see) Complete section 2 only with all 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2016 14:25

$30.00
147587

Rare SOUTHERN SLAVES AUCTION Inhumanity Barbarity Eyewitness Rpt. 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391561436365

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: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 2, 1855 * Southern slave auction eyewitness account * Barbarism & cruelty of the event told The front page contains an incredibly graphic eye-witness account of a slave auction by one totally unfamiliar to such a scene. His comments are both objective & horrific as he relays what he sees. Datelined at New Orleans, he notes near the beginning: "I have just returned from a;... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:13

$470.00
146068

ALBERT EINSTEIN & Women's Patriotic Organization Woman Opposition 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391506386916

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 4, 1932 * Women's Patriotic Organization * Opposed to Albert Einstein's visit Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Einstein Ridicules Women's Fight on Him Here; Remarks Cackling Geese Once saved Rome" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 11, 2016 15:21

$33.00
147489

Great MARILYN MONROE Suicide Death SEX SYMBOL Hollywood Actress 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391556151258

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE--EXTRA, Aug. 6 1962 * Death of Marilyn Monroe (1st report) * Actress, singer, model and sex symbol A terrific & very displayable issue as the bold banner headline announces: "MARILYN MONROE IS FOUND DEAD" with a subhead: "Overdose Of Sleeping Pills---Star Leaves No Notes" with more. Given that her fame was gained in Los Angeles and she died there, great to have this report in a California newspaper. This is certainly one of the most desired death reports of any famous figure in American history. The complete 26 page first section (of 2 or 3?) with more on her on pages 5A & 5B including a wealth of photos (see). Minor wear, generally nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2016 14:36

$600.00
147278

JUDY GARLAND Wizard of Oz Actress & Singer 1st Mention 1935 New York Times News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371724498730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 16, 1935 * Actress & singer Judy Garland * Wizard of Oz movie fame This is an interesting newspaper for any Judy Garland collector, as this is the very first appearance of her name (as Judy Garland) in the prestigious New York Times. Page 20 has a daily list of "Today On the Radio" and among the hundreds of listings is: "9:30 WEAF--Young Orchestra; Play--The Valiant, With Wallace Beery; Patsy Kelly, Commedienne; Allen Jones, Judy Garland, Songs; Bill Tilden; Sigmund Spaeth" being a very inconspicuous report. This was four years before she would find stardom in "The Wizard of Oz." Other news, sports and and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag editi... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2016 15:49

$60.00
147092

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371718422309

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, October 12, 1927 * Ruth Elder - Woman aviator & actress * 1st Transatlantic flight try (Woman) The front page has a one column heading: "FLORIDA GIRL FLYER IS SEEN OVER ATLANTIC" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 23, 2016 06:54

$33.00
146835

Mrs. MINNIE MADDERN FISKE Famous American Stage Actresss DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533463041

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1932 * Minnie Maddern Fiske death * Early American stage actress Page 23 has a one column heading: "MRS. FISKE DIES HERE AS ROLE AWAITS HER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of early American actress Minnie Maddern Fiske. She was widely considered the most important actress on the American stage in the first quarter of the 20th century. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends September 14, 2016 07:44

$38.00
146692

BABE RUTH Quits Hot Dogs ? & Actress Dorothy Burgess Fatal Wreck 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391522872263

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1932 * Actress Dorothy Burgess car accident * Manslaughter charge for death of girl * Babe Ruth takes on healthy diet ? * New York Yankees baseball Page 10 has a one column heading: "Film Star, Accused In Fatal Crash, Ill" with subhead: "Dorothy Burgess Driving When Girl Is Killed...." I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. The sport's section (page 17) has a two column heading: "6,000 Calories a Day, No Hot Dogs, Keep Ruth Fit as Training Begins" with subhead and photo. (see) Probably only found in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in ... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2016 15:28

$34.00
146684

KATE GLEASON Female Engineer Pioneer & Businesswoman DEATH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391522865347

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1933 * Catherine Anselm "Kate" Gleason death * American engineer & businesswoman The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "KATE GLEASON, ENGINEER, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Kate Gleason, american engineer and businesswoman known both for being an accomplished woman in the predominantly male field of engineering and for her philanthropy. 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 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, wi... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2016 15:18

$34.00
146350

KATHERINE PLUNKET Oldest Ireland & Actress Jessie Bonstelle DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371692904725

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1932 * Jessie Bonstelle death (1st report) * American theater director & actress * Katherine Plunket death (1st report) * Oldest born native person from Ireland (all time) The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "JESSIE BONSTELLE, ACTRESS, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Also on the same page is: "KATHERINE PLUNKET DEAD AT AGE OF 111" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report these deaths as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of co... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2016 06:57

$38.00
145990

BELLE BENNETT Vaudeville Stage & Hollywood Movie Actress DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371677521342

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1932 * Actress Belle Bennett death * Vaudeville & Hollywood The top of page 38 has a one column heading: "BELLE BENNETT DIES AT 39 IN HOLLYWOOD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Belle Bennett, stage and film actress from Milaca, Minnesota. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2016 15:04

$33.00
145985

KENNETH GRAHAME British Writer Death & Bill Jurges Shot by Girl 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371677516339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1932 * Kenneth Grahame death * British writer - "The Wind in the Willows" * Billy Jurges shot by girl * Chicago Cubs - MLB baseball player Page 17 has a one column heading: "KENNETH GRAHAME, NOTED WRITER, DIES" with subheads. (see) Page 18 has one column headings: "BILL JURGES WOUNDED BY GIRL HE REJECTED" and "Chicago Cubs Player and Young Woman Are Shot in Struggle for Her Pistol" First report coverage on the shooting of Chicago Cubs' Shortstop William Jurges by his jilted girlfriend. 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 percentag... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2016 14:54

$34.00
145960

ALICE BRADY Silent Film & Talkies Movies American Actress DEATH 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391502444216

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON POST, October 20, 1939 * Alice Brady death w/ photo * Early American actress The top of the front page has a two column heading: "DEATH TAKES ALICE BRADY" with subhead and nice photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Alice Brady, silent film and talkies era American actress. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2016 06:34

$37.00
145737

AMELIA EARHART 1st Transatlantic Airplane Flight Solo ROME ITALY 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371669616699

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1932 * Amelia Earhart - transatlantic flight * 1st woman to achieve in airplane solo * Visits Rome, Italy - Benito Mussolini Page 6 has a one column heading: "WELCOME IN ROME FOR MRS. PUTNAM" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Compete 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 primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2016 14:37

$33.00
145199

Jefferson Davis Captured Original 1865 Original Military-Themed Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371655787013

Shown is an original & historic old Civil War era newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARMY NAVY JOURNAL, New York, May 20, 1865 * Jefferson Davis Captured! Subtitled: "Gazette of the Regular & Volunteer Forces", this newspaper contained only military-related news, the perfect source for any battle report or military information. Even the advertisements are military related. The front page has an article headed "The Military Situation" and beginning: "The pursuit & capture of Jeff. Davis, the surrender of Taylor, and the concentration of the National Armies around Washington, are...the three principal military events worthy of consideration..." (see for portions). Within is another article: "The Capture of Davis" begins: "The capture of the great Conspir... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2016 15:15

$67.00
144847

Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Solo Airplane Flight is New Record HAWAII 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371643584453

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1935 * Amelia Earhart (female aviator) * Pacific Ocean flight (Hawaii to Oakland) * 1st of it's kind (during flight report) The front page has one column headings: "MISS EARHART OFF ON PACIFIC FLIGHT; HEARD 3 HOURS OUT" "Leaves Honolulu on 2,400-Mile Journey to Oakland Never Made Solo Before" "Flying In Good Weather" and more. Lengthy text continues inside with related 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 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & line... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2016 15:43

$59.00
144685

VIVIEN LEIGH British Film Actress Gone with the Wind Fame DEATH 1967 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391466062615

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, July 8, 1967 * Vivien Leigh death (1st report) * "Gone with the Wind" fame Near the bottom of the front page is a small one column heading: "Actress Vivien Leigh Dies Following Illness" (see) An early, same day report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few small binding holes along spine, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends June 24, 2016 13:20

$38.00
144255

BONUS ARMY World War I Veterans & re AMELIA EARHART'S Solo Flight 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391458783333

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1932 * Bonus Army - WWI veterans reach the capital * Amelia Earhart re. Transatlantic flight * 1st woman to achieve in airplane solo Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Weary Bonus Army Reaches Capital by Truck; Police Demand Congress Care for Hundreds" (see) Page 6 has a one column heading: "MRS. PUTNAM LAUDS AVIATION IN BRITAIN" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 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 June 15, 2016 06:50

$33.00
144136

JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES Macroeconomics Economist & Mae Busch DEATHS 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391454082479

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1946 * John Maynard Keynes death * Macroeconomics in governments * Australian actress Mae Busch death * Laurel and Hardy fame The front page has a one column heading: "LORD KEYNES DIES OF HEART ATTACK" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues in page 21 with photo. Also on page 21 is a one column heading: "MAE BUSCH, KNOWN ON SCREEN, STAGE" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2016 14:54

$38.00
144115

VITAMIN C 1ST ISOLATED Charles Glen King & Rose Coghlan Death 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391454039421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1932 * Vitamin C isolated for the 1st time * Dr. Charles Glen King * Actress Rose Coghlan death A two column heading near the bottom of the front page reads: "Pittsburgh Professor Isolates Vitamin C; Concentrates Substance From Lemon Juice" (see) Coverage on the 1st isolation of the vitamin by Charles Glen King, a chemistry professor at the University of Pittsburgh. Page 23 has a one column heading: "ROSE COGHLAN DIES; FAMOUS ACTRESS" with subheads and photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen conten... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2016 14:18

$34.00
143970

MAUREEN O'SULLIVAN Hollywood Film "Tarzan" Actress CIGARETTES Ad 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371617315260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 28, 1932 * Maureen O'Sullivan - "Jane" in Tarzan * Hollywood "Golden Age" actress * Lucky Strikes cigarettes ad Page 16 has a 15 x 9 inch advertisement for Lucky Strike cigarettes, promoted by Hollywood actress Maureen O'Sullivan. (see) News, sports and other 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-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends June 03, 2016 15:32

$33.00
143907

RAE RANDALL Sigrun Salvason Film Actress SUICIDE 1934 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371616216085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES EVENING POST, May 9, 1934 * Rae Randall suicide death * Hollywood movie actress * Greta Garbo double The front page has a three column heading in red lettering: "Actress Kills Self" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of actress Rae Randall (Sigrun Salvason). Not reported in the New York Times, so probably only found in newspapers near Hollywood such as this. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a little margin wear, mainly along the spine, generally good.

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Ends June 02, 2016 15:08

$42.00
143902

MAE WEST Hollywood Film Actress & Manager James A. Timony SPLIT 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371616212383

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES EVENING POST, May 2, 1934 * Hollywood actress Mae West * Manager James A. Timony The front page has a six column heading: "Mae West Separates From Manager" with subheads. (see) Photo of Mae West on page 7. Coverage probably only found in publications near Hollywood such as this. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, minor spine wear, generally good.

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Ends June 02, 2016 15:02

$34.00
143841

JEAN HARLOW Hollywood Film Actress & Sex Symbol CIGARETTES Ad 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371615303590

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1932 * Jean Harlow "Blonde Bombshell" * Hollywood "Golden Age" actress * Lucky Strikes cigarettes ad Page 14 has a 15 x 9 inch advertisement for Lucky Strike cigarettes, promoted by Hollywood actress Jean Harlow. (see) News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing 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 June 01, 2016 15:11

$37.00
143687

EXCELSIOR SPRINGS MO Missouri Negro Lynching Mob LYNCHED Hung 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371610217741

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, August 8, 1925 * Walter Mitchell Negro lynching - hanging * Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Missouri Page 2 has a banner heading: "Lynching Of Negro Will Not Be Investigated By Missouri Authorities" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the depression era lynching in the Midwest. Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, some margin wear, mainly along the spine, should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: The day of August 6, 1925, proved to be one of Excelsior Springs darkest moments. This day was when the lynching of 33-year-old Walter Mitchell occurred, and he was hung from a tree beside the Wabash railroad tracks. The... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:15

$37.00
143181

RUTH ROWLAND NICHOLS 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight Try 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391431771871

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1931 * Ruth Rowland Nichols airplane crash * 1st Woman solo Transatlantic flight attempt * Newfoundland - Canada The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS HURT IN CRASH AT ST. JOHN ON WAY TO EUROPE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:38

$34.00
143115

SUSAN GLASPELL American Playwright Actress wins Pulitzer Prizes 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371595579034

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1931 * Susan Glaspell - playwright, actress * Margaret Ayer Barnes - novelist * Pulitzer Prize winners for journalism The front page has a one column heading: "TWO PULITZER PRIZES ARE WON BY WOMAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photos of the winners. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription co... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2016 14:37

$34.00
143026

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594021281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1919 * Ann Howard Shaw death (1st report) * Women's suffrage & temperance leader * Female Methodist minister Page 13 has a one column heading: "DR. ANNA H. SHAW, SUFFRAGIST, DIES" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day including a nice front page headline concerning the flight of the R34 airship. Complete in 24 pages, light toning, some margin wear with a few small tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 06, 2016 15:10

$39.00
142982

Actress JEAN HARLOW Director Paul Bern Hollywood SUICIDE Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426705907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, September 6, 1932 * Director Paul Bern suicide death * Actress Jean Harlow Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "INVESTIGATE BERN SUICIDE" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the suicide of Paul Bern, husband of the famous movie actress, Jean Harlow. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, Light toning, generally nice.

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:16

$40.00
142941

UNION CITY Obion County TN Tennessee NEGRO George Smith Lynching 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391425629745

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, April 19, 1931 * Negro lynching - lynched - George Smith * Union City, Obion County, Tennessee Page 22 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO IN COURT HOUSE YARD" "Take Him From Jail at Union City, Tenn.---Attempted Attack on Woman Alleged". (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro George Smith in Union City, Tennessee. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:47

$38.00
142927

ALMA RUBENS American Hollywood Film & Stage Actress DEATH 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371592427628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1931 * Alma Rubens death (1st report) * American film & stage actress * Victim of cocaine abuse Page 23 has a one column heading: "ALMA RUBENS DIES; FORMER FILM STAR" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of American film actress and stage performer, Alma Rubens. She is an early example of someone famous in Hollywood that became addicted to drugs that ruined her career. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the pre... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:23

$37.00
142681

CAROLE LANDIS American Film Actress Drug Overdose SUICIDE Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418098190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1948 * Carole Landis suicide death * American Film and stage actress * "The Ping Girl" "The Chest" Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Carole Landis, 29, Is Found Dead With a Suicide Note in Next Room" First report coverage continues on page 13 with photo. Landis dies of an intentional drug overdose. 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, very minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:21

$45.00
142614

AMELIA EARHART Willow Grove Pennsylvania AUTOGYRO Flight Record 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414468700

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1930 * Amelia Earhart autogyro flight * Willow Grove, Pennsylvania * First to carry a passenger Page 3 has a one column heading: "Miss Earhart Pilots Passenger In Autogiro" with subhead. See below for history description. 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 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 & institution... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:40

$37.00
142569

THE BLITZ London Bombing LaGrange LA NEGRO Lynching 1940 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391413532942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1940 * Austin Callaway, LaGrange, Georgia lynching * The Blitz (1st Phase) (early report) * Germany bombs London England The front page has a nice banner headline: "MIGHTY NAZI AIR FLEETS AGAIN BOMB LONDON; DOCKS AND PLANTS HIT, FIRES RAGE, 400 DEAD; GOERING DIRECTING 'NEW PHASE OF THE WAR'" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text. Page 17 has small one column headings: "NEGRO LYNCHED IN GEORGIA" "Taken From Cell and Shot After Alleged Attack on Woman" First report coverage on the lynching of negro Austin Callaway in LaGrange, Louisiana. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 15:46

$56.00
142567

MARY SCHARLIEB Pioneer Woman Physician Surgeon Doctor DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582533781

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 22, 1930 * Mary Scharlieb death (1st report) * Pioneer British Woman physician * Extremely devout evout Anglo-Catholic Page 17 has a one column heading: "MARY SCHARLIEB, PHYSICIAN, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of pioneer British female physician, Mary Scharlieb. 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 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturd... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 15:43

$34.00
142302

Great SLAVES AUCTION New Orleans Negroes for Sale INHUMANITY 1855 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575668077

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 30, 1855 * New Orleans slave auction * Great descriptive account The first column of page 3 contains an incredibly graphic eye-witness account of a slave auction by one totally unfamiliar to such a scene. His comments are both objective & horrific as he relays what he sees. Datelined at New Orleans, he notes near the beginning: "I have just returned from a; slave auction...I as little dreamed, two hours ago, of attending a 'negro auction' as I did of taking a trip to the moon..." with details on how he came across the auction. Then he delves into the details of what he witnesses, his comments including: "...He is now engaged in hauling upon the 'block' a feeble negro ... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:00

$380.00
142210

Tennis Star BILLIE JEAN KING Very 1st $100,000/Year Woman Athlete 1971 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391403768546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1971 * Tennis player Billie Jean King * Very 1st Woman athlete to earn $100,000 The sport's section (page 58) has a one column heading: "MRS. KING POSTS EARNINGS RECORD" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Billie Jean King winning a tennis tournament and becoming the very first woman athlete to make $100,000 or more in a single year. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 72 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:30

$43.00
142132

BOBBI TROUT Woman Aviator Airplane Endurance Flight Record Broken 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391402039800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1929 * Evelyn "Bobbi" Trout * Female aviator - aviatrix * Airplane endurance flight record * Los Angeles International Airporrt Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Miss Trout Sets Mark With 17-Hour Flight; Recaptures Record Miss Smith Took From Her" (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 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the sub... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2016 14:18

$38.00
141851

BOBBY GREENLEASE KIDNAPPING Millionaire Automobile Dealer's Son 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564232610

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, September 29, 1953 * Bobby Greenlease kidnapping (1st report) * Carl Austin Hall * Bonnie Emily Brown Heady Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Woman Kidnaps Son of Millionaire at School" with photo. (see) First report coverage on the kidnapping of Bobby Greenlease. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, small binding holes along the spine, some small tape mends along right margin, generally good.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:47

$38.00
141833

Rare & Early WOMAN PIRATES Piracy Book Ad 18th Century 1726 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391395804444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MISTS WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, May 28, 1726 * Very rare mention of Woman pirates * Rare 18th century title The back page contains a neat advertisement (see) for a book just published, which is: "A General History of the PYRATES, from their first settlement in the island of Providence to the present time; with the remarkable actions and adventures of the two Female Pyrates Mary Read and Anne Bonny, and of the following Captains, viz. Avery, Martel, Teach, alias Blackbeard, Bonnet, England, Vane, Rackum, Davis, Roberts, Anstis, Worley, Lowther, Low, Evans, Phillips, Sprig, and Smith, alias Gow, and their several crews..." Reads like a "who's who" of infamous pirates of the period (see). ... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:05

$165.00
141703

DEAN O'BANION Mobster Assassination MOB Boss GANGSTER Funeral 1924 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391391784191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHRONICLE & NEWS, Allentown, Pennsylvania, Nov. 12, 1924 * Dean O'Banion assassination * Chicago mobster & gunman * Prelude to "St. Valentine's Day Massacre" The top of the front page has one column heads: "Connect Woman With Murder Of Chicago Gangster" "Dion O'Bannion To Have Lavish Funeral" "Tens of Thousands of Dollars Worth of Flowers Have Been Ordered". Eighteen pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends March 24, 2016 16:43

$32.00
141531

AMELIA EARHART Transatlantic Solo Airplane Flight WELCOME HOME 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371557081824

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, June 20, 1932. * Amelia Earhart welcome home * Transatlantic flight (Airplane) * 1st woman to achieve solo The front page has a one column heading: "AMELIA E. PUTNAM REACHES HOME" with subhead. (see) Nice to have from hometown state. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, good condition.

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Ends March 19, 2016 15:55

$34.00
141253

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371551727904

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:43

$42.00
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