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October 22, 1901
WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER, New York, October 22, 1901
* Waco Texas street duel
* Gunfight - revolver
This 4 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page that include: "STREET DUEL IN TEXAS", "Bad Feeling Between Families Ends In Two Deaths", "Father And Son the Victims" and more. See photos for 1st report coverage on Southwestern street duel in Wac... See More
May 11, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1901 Photo "The President Starting on his 15,000-Mile Journey"; The New Yale Club-House in Forty-Fourth Street; The American Steel Industry; The Cuban Situation; The Visit of the Duke of Genoa and the Italian Fleet to Toulon, France; doublepage centerfold "The Dock Improvement Along West Street" by Meeker; The Polo Tournament at Lakew... See More
January 18, 1901
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, January 18, 1901
* Marvin Kuhns captured
* Indiana Hoosier outlaw
* Bank robber - horse thief
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Noted Desperado Caught" with subhead. (see) See images for first report coverage here.
Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, light even toning, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally in nice c... See More
December 22, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 22, 1900 Color illustration "The Toy Shop"; front page "Lassoing Bears In Arizona" by Deming; fullpage "Sawdust and other Christmas stuff..."; Across the Great Divide in Midwinter; The Improvement of the Lighthouse Service; doublepage centerfold "Christmas Eve In The Shopping District" by Shinn; Members of ... See More
August 11, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 11, 1900 The New York Yacht Club; doublepage centerfold "The Paris Exposition - Illumination of the Grounds in the Evening" by Graham; The ladies of the Peking Legations; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
February 24, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 24, 1900 Doublepage centerfold "The Battle At Spion Kop" illustration. General Lawton's Last Fight - December 19, 1899. Several illustrations of the Boer War. This also contains numerous news articles of the day. See photos for full details.
December 30, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1899
Front full pg. illus. of "Major-General Henry W. Lawton, U.S.V." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Lord Roberts of Kandahar" and "Major-General Lord Kitchener." Full pg. of illus. of "The New Court House, Baltimore, Mariland." Full pg. of illus. of "Pretoria - Pictures of Recent Events in the Boer C... See More
October 19, 1899
ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, Oct. 19, 1899
* Rare old West title
* Wild West shootout
The top of a ftpg. column has: "ENCOUNTER WITH BANDITS" "A Sheriff's Posse and the Desperadoes Have a Battle" "Over 100 Shots Exchanged And One Bandit Killed, While Another Crawls Away to Die". A classic "Wild West" shoot-out with a dateline from Nogales, Ar... See More
September 30, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 30, 1899
The frontpage has three photos of "The Three Admirals of the United States Navy" which includes Farragut, Dewey & Porter. Dblpg: 'Battle of Manila, as seen from the Bow of the 'Olympia' '. Article: 'Notes on the Food Value of Cocoa & Chocolate'. Great fullpg. illus. ad for the 'Locomobile' for $6... See More
July 15, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 15, 1899
Front full pg. illus. of "The Navy." Inside is a pg. of illus. pertaining to "Liquid Air on Tap." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Submarine Automobile 'New Argonaut'." 1/4 pg. with a portrait of "Robert Bonner" and "The Christian Endeavor Convention at Detroit." 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Korea - The O... See More
March 29, 1899
THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, March 29, 1899 Page 2 has a report: "Telegraphing Without Wires" which reports one of Marconi's early, successful experiments in radio transmission with a message sent across the English Channel (see). Pg. 2 also has; "OUTLAW'S CONFESSION" "May Save Two Innocents Serving Life Sentences For Murder" "An Organi... See More
March 29, 1899
THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Penna., March 29, 1899 Page 2 has over half a column headed: "OUTLAW'S CONFESSION" "May Save Two Innocents Serving Life Sentences For Murder" "An Organized Band of Robbers" with more. A nice, classic "Wild West" report which implicates the Dalton Gang as well (see).
Four pages, evenly toned, some minor margin tears, sho... See More
March 25, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1899
Front full pg. illus. of "The Military Tournament, New York City - Exhibition Drill of Troop 'H,' 3D United States Cavalry." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "United States Troops at Gibraltar - Officers of the 3D U.S. Infantry and their Families from the Transport 'Sherman,' on their Way to the Phillippines, Inspecting D... See More
October 18, 1898
THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Oct. 18, 1898
* Outlaw Jesse James' son
The bottom of page 3 has a small & somewhat inconspicuous article headed: "Jesse James Indicted" which begins: "The grand jury yesterday returned indictments against Jesse James, son of the noted outlaw..." (see). The following year he would be acquitted of robbery of a Missour... See More
September 24, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1898 Great full front page photo of "Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, U.S.V." Prints inside include a full page with 4 prints: 'The Home-Coming of New York's Cavalry" and a full page with 2 prints: "With Our Troops in Puerto Rico". The nice doublepage centerfold is: "The Dramatic Ending of the War in Pu... See More
August 13, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1898
Two full pages with 13 photos of: "Santiago After the Surrender". Fullpg. with 3 prints of: "Hawaii Receives the News of Annexation". Nearly full page: "Off For Puerto Rico--Scenes at Newport News" includes 3 prints.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages.... See More
December 11, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1897 Certainly the print print is the great full front page print by the famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "The Drive" showing a golfer about to tee off, with others behind him.
Inside is a one-third page portrait of "Professor Henry Drisler."; a full pg. illus. of: "England's Little War in India."; a doublepage cen... See More
February 27, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 27, 1897 Front full pg. illus. of "The Armed Peace of Europe." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chicago's Water Supply - Winter Difficulties at the Cribs in Lake Michigan." Three small portraits of "King George of Greece, Crown Prince Konstantine of Greece and His Brother Prince George, and Queen Olga of Greece." 1/2 pg.... See More
December 5, 1896
Harper's WEEKLY, Dec. 5, 1896 The entire ftpg. is a very nice ftpg. of a cowboy on horseback about ready to lasso a turkey(!) captioned: 'Running the Wild Turkey in the Indian Territory'. Fullpg. on: 'American University, Washington, D.C.' Several photos of Harvard & Penn football games.
October 10, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY October 10, 1896. Front full pg. illus. of "Hell Broth." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Sand Storm of the American Desert." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Mr. McKinley Receiving Callers at His Home, In Canton, Ohio." Full pg. of illus. of "Scenes from the Musical Comedy 'The Geisha' as Performed at Daly's Theatre, New York City." Full ... See More
August 26, 1896
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 26, 1896
* Bill Doolin shot dead
* Wild Bunch gang founder
* Lawson OK Oklahoma
The front page has small one column headlines that read: "Bill Doolin's Last Pistol Fight" and "Deputies Waylaid the Outlaw as He Left His Wife and Baby". See photo for brief text on the shooting death of Wild Bunch gang founder, Bill Doolin.
Other news of t... See More
July 18, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1896. Front full pg. illus. of "Leader Altgeld and His Mask." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Scenes at the Democratic National Convention, Chicago, Illinois." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "William Jennings Bryan" and "Arthur Sewall." Dblpgctrfld. of "The Democratic National Convention, Chicago, Illinois - Senator Dav... See More
June 13, 1896
Harper's WEEKLY, June 13, 1896 Full ftpg. is a very dramatic illus. of: 'The St. Louis Tornado--the Cyclone at the Eastern End of the Eads Bridge'. Inside has 4 fullpgs. with 17 photos & illus. on the St. Louis tornado. Fullpg: 'The War in Cuba--News from Maceo's Camp' includes 3 scenes.
April 25, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY April 25, 1896. Front full pg. illus. of "Armenian Pastoral - 'Gleaners' Near the Village and Fortress of Hasan Kaleh, Beyond Erzerum." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "England and the Sudan - England's Fighting Force in Egypt" and "The Insurrection in Cuba - The Attack on Santa Clara." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Attack on the Am... See More
March 14, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 14, 1896. Front full pg. illus. of "The Looting of Jaruco - Cuban Insurgents Making Off with Booty After Burning the Town." Inside are two full pg. of illus. of "The Italian Campaign in Abyssinia." Full pg. illus. of "The Cuban Insurrection - The Town of Jaruo, Sacked and Burned by the Insurgents." Two full pg. illus. of "The Troubles in... See More
February 22, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY February 22, 1896. Front full pg. illus. of "The Troubles in Armenia - Kurds Reconnoitring a Mountain Pass." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Cragston kennels." Several pictures pertaining to "The New Photography." Full pg. illus. of "Scenes from Francois Coppee's Drama 'For the Crown,' at Palmer's Theatre, New York." S... See More
October 5, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY October 5, 1895. Front full pg. illus. of "He Turned Too Short - A Polo Incident." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "With the World's Transportation Commission in Northern India - Delhi." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Triumphal Evening." Two full pg. illus. including "Bicycle Rendezvous in the Bois De Boulogne, Paris" and "Broad Street... See More
September 28, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY September 28, 1895. Front full pg. illus. of "Mr. Platt and His Confiding Flock." Inside is a full pg. containing five illus. of "Scenes from Burnand and Sullivan's New Comic Opera, 'The Chieftain,' at Abbey's Theatre, New York." Full pg. illus. of "Evolutions of the North Atlantic Squadron at Night - Head of Column, Left Turn!" Sev... See More
August 27, 1895
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, August 27, 1895
* Yreka, California lynchings (4)
* Siskiyou County Lynch mob
The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "LYNCHED FOUR MURDERERS" with subheads. (see)
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.
wikipedia notes: There have been two documented ly... See More
August 27, 1895
SEMI-WEEKLY GAZETTE AND BULLETIN, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, August 27, 1895
* Yreka CA California lynchings (4)
* Lynch mob
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "FOUR MURDERERS HANGED BY A MOB", "Californians Indulge In A Lynching Bee", "Strung Up Without Having Time To Pray" and more. Coverage on the lynchings in Yre... See More
May 11, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1895 The front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers captioned: "All Broke Up - the Only Cure For A Financial Spree." Inside has a full page with 7 scenes of: 'Sandy Hook Lightship--The Only Electric Lightship in the World'. There are two pages of text headed: "The Evolution of the Amateur Pitcher" which includes 10 pho... See More
April 5, 1895
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 5, 1895
* Bill Doolin Gang - Wild Bunch
* William 'Tulsa Jack' Blake
* Rock Island Railroad robbery
The front page has an article titled: "A Rock Island Train Held Up" "Five Masked Men Rob The Passengers And Shoot the Express Messenger". The article provides much detail on the robbery by "Tulsa Jack" and four others, all m... See More
October 24, 1894
THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24, 1894
* Bill Cook Gang
The top of page 2 has column heads: "MANY OUTLAWS LOOSE" "The Cook Gang Doing Wholesale Robbery in the West" "Aquia Creek Booty Recovered" plus various subheads (see). The text takes over a full column. The great article begins: "The latest performance in the grand carnival of crime whi... See More
September 29, 1894
Harper's WEEKLY, Sept. 29, 1894 Full ftpg. illus: 'Back From Europe--The First Ashore' shows people coming off the boat. Nice fullpg: 'How Ducks Are Raised on Long Island' shows 4 scenes. Fullpg: 'Irrigation in Southwestern Kansas' shows 7 scenes.
August 19, 1894
THE WORLD, New York, Aug. 19, 1894
* Nellie Bly expose reporting
* "Our Wickedest Summer Resort"
Although Nellie Bly's is perhaps most famous for her trip around the world in 72 days, most of her work as a reporter for the World newspaper was exposing various vices in society. She was a pioneer in her field, and launched a new kind of investigative journalism.
This issu... See More
August 1, 1894
YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, August, 1894 An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote.
Decorative title page, 12 pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.
June 9, 1894
THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 9, 1894
* The Dalton Gang original report
* Outlaw Bill Dalton killed
Page 2 has an article: "Bill Dalton Dead" "The Noted Outlaw Cornered & Shot Through the Heart". The dateline is from Ardmore, I.T. (Indian Territory, or what is now Oklahoma). The report begins: "Bill Dalton, the noted outlaw & leader of ... See More
April 28, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY April 28, 1894. Front full pg. illus. of "Who is Responsible?" Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The United States Battle Ship 'Texas'." Two full pg. illus. of "Characters in the Latin Play at Harvard" and "Coaling an Ocean Steamer." Dblpgctrfld. of "After the Opera - Waiting for the Carriages in the Box-Holders' Lobby of th... See More
March 24, 1894
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 24, 1894 Fullpg. with 9 scenes of: 'The House of Refuge, Randall's Island, N.Y.' Fullpg: 'A Reception at the White House'. Great halfpg: 'Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze' showing 81 frames. Fullpg. with 4 scenes of: 'The University of Nebraska'.
February 17, 1894
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 17, 1894 The front page of the issue has "The Boynton Bicycle Elevated Railroad" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Fulton's Torpedo"; "The New Criminal Court Building, New York"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Complete in sixteen pages, unbound, in nice condition.
January 13, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY January 13, 1894. Front full pg. illus. of "Tammany's Tax on Crime." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Views in the Bay of Rio De Janeiro" and "The Rebel Fleet at Rio." Two full pg. illus. of "Cities of the Sound" and "Among the Unemployed of Chicago." Two 1/6 pg. portraits of "The Rev. Charles H. Parkhurst" and &... See More
December 25, 1893
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Dec. 25, 1893 The top of the ftpg. has nice column heads on a train robbery: "TRAIN ROBBERS RAMPANT" "One of the Missouri Pacific Trains Held Up in Indian Territory" "No Resistance Was Offered to Them" "Passengers and Crew Taken by Surprise & the Desperadoes Have an Easy Time--A California Gang Makes a Big Haul".
Eig... See More
November 11, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 11, 1893 The front page features a fullpage illustration "The Assassination of Mayor Harrison of Chicago." Inside is a half-page illustration of "The New War Between the Spaniards and the Moors." A half-page illustration of "The 'Algerian' - Finale of the Second Act." Two half-page illustrations of "The Columbian Ex... See More
November 8, 1893
ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, Nov. 8, 1893
* Outlaw Bill Doolin
* Wild Bunch gang
The top of the first column has: "Bandits Corralled" "Arkansas Train Robbers At Bay In The Mountains" with further subheads. The report notes in part: "...report from Batesville, Ark...This little mountain town has been in the midst of most intense excitement al... See More
November 6, 1893
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Nov. 6, 1893 The top of the front page has nice column heads on the Olyphant Train Robbery, the work of the Dalton Gang. "TRAIN ROBBERS SURROUNDED" "Iron Mountain Bandits Being Hotly Pursued in Arkansas" "Bloodhounds Close On The Outlaws" "Several Skirmishes Engaged In Between the Officers &the Gang...". See the hyper... See More
October 7, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY October 7, 1893. Front full pg. illus. of "Drilling the Crew of the 'Vigilant'." Inside is a 1/3 pg. portrait of "Dr. Jacob Gould Schurman, President of Cornell University." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, Showing the Principal Buildings." Full pg. of illus. of "Old Strawberry Bank - Portsmouth, New Hampshire, ... See More
September 26, 1893
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Sept. 26, 1893 The ftpg. has a nice, full column report on a train robbery headed at the top: "ON THE WRONG TRAIN" "Express Robbers in Missouri Who Didn't Know It Was Loaded" "Successful Trick of the Authorities" "Sent Out a Dummy Train in Charge of Well Armed Officers" "Desperate Battle Waged in the Dark" &... See More
September 22, 1893
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Sept. 22, 1893
* Old West style train robbery
* Illinois Central Railroad
* Centralia, Illinois
The last column on the ftpg. is entirely taken up with a great & detailed account of a classic Old West train robbery, with heads: "HOLD UP YOUR HANDS" "Bold Attempt to Hold Up a Train on the Illinois Central Road" "Desperate Batt... See More
September 13, 1893
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1893
* Old west style train robbery
The front page has over two columns (and more inside) headed: "LAKE SHORE TRAIN HELD UP" "Atlantic Express Robbed" "Dynamite Used By The Outlaws, Who Get Nearly $20,000" "The Engineer Shot By the Bandits" and more subheads. A terrific and very detailed account of a "classic"... See More
January 14, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 14, 1893 The prime content is certainly the 2+ page publication of: "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Adventures of the Card-Board Box" by Arthur Conan Doyle. This was the very first appearance of a Sherlock Holmes story in any American periodical. Note that above the masthead is: "A Story By S. Conan Doyle, Complete In This Num... See More
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