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THE DETROIT FREE PRESS - PARADE, Detroit, Michigan, December 18, 1949 The front of this issue contains a photo of Esther Williams, not wearing her usual swimming suit, but rather in winter-wear and with ice skates as she was promoting a new movie "Duchess of Idaho". Additional stories and advertisements are within.
This is complete in 24 pages with several small binding holes al... See More
"HORACE GREELEY - Voice Of The People", by William Harlan Hale, (1950) 376 pgs.
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Jan. 19, 1950. Page 10 has a two line, two column head: "Rep. Ford Is Named 'Young Man of Year'" and just above this and underscored is a one line head: "War On Bossism Wins Honor." The report begins: "Rep. Gerald R. Ford, Jr. (R), Grand Rapids, was chosen as one of the Nation's 10 'young men of the year'" Plus a bit more about the award and the other recipients. Includes a... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS (Parade section only), Detroit, MI, October 15, 1950 The front cover has a great image titled, "Pro Football's Charley Conerly", with additional coverage found on page 12. Charley is an NFL Hall of Fame quarterback from Ole Miss who was a great player for the New York Giants. The section is complete in 24 pages, has a few binding dimples, but is otherwise... See More
The Korean War, 1950-1953, from various titles. A complete and original issue from the heart of the Korean War, with front page news coverage of the war (war headlines). Each issue varies, but will be similar in look and condition to the one shown in the image, but actual dates will vary. All issues are complete and in very good condition.
"IT HAPPENS EVERY THURSDAY" by Jane S. McIlvaine. This is a "history" of creating & publishing the Downingtown, Pa., "Archive" weekly newspaper. (1953) 232 pgs. with dust jacket
THE PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 11, 1952 This issue has a very displayable front page: "It's Ike", posted on a sign being held up by a Republican Elephant - upon Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower's selection as a presidential candidate by the Republican National Committee. The issue is in great shape, but only contains the outer leave... See More
An interesting collection of 8 issues of: "The News", a small newsletter which was the: "Journal of the International Newspaper Collector's Club", dates from 1950 to 1955. Crudely done by mimeograph, these issues provide an interesting perspective of what newspaper collectors were focused on 60+ years ago.
MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pa. January 20, 1953 Two line, six column head: "Eisenhower Ends Democratic Rule By Becoming Nation's 34th President" Subhead: "Weather Outlook For Inauguration: Cloudy and Warm" plus related photos. Front page only!
THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, PA January 20, 1953 (single page only) This is a single page from the title and date shown containing a large color double-photo, the top showing the new 1st Family showing the President and Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower, their daughter-in-law, and their three grandchildren. The bottom photo shows an early 1950's full-front view of the White House. The capt... See More
THE MEARS NEWZ, Mears, Michigan, April 10, 1953
* "Smallest newspaper in the world"
This is a fascinating little newspaper which dubbed itself as: "The Smallest Newspaper in the World" as noted in the masthead. Created by one of the more interesting publishers in Michigan history, Swift Lathers, this weekly was just 4 pages & measured 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches.
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THE DETROIT NEWS (This Week Magazine section only), Detroit, MI, April 19, 1953 The front cover has a great photo titled, "Mr. First Base: He's Ferris Fain, Now Of The Chicago White Sox...", with additional coverage on page two. Fain was a two-time American League batting champion and five time All-Star. He was known for having a bad temper, which ultimately impacted his ... See More
PAPERS & ADDRESSES OF WILLIAM WATTS BALL - THE EDITOR AND THE REPUBLIC", edited by Anthony Harrigan, (1954) 210 pgs., with dust jacket.
PARADE MAGAZINE (Sunday Call-Chronicle), Allentown, Pennsylvania, March 6, 1955 The front colored cover features a photo of Gary Cooper. Inside are articles: "Shorter Hospital Stays Than Ever"; "The Studio dropped her too soon - Mitzi Gaynor can prove it: she's doing better than ever, now"; "Hollywood Goes Ski-Crazy" and other articles and advertisements.
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MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, NY, 1956. Interesting little publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the various background eventsof the motion picture world. Some television news as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific content nor be of this specific date-but will have the format as shown. Six pag... See More
MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, July 6, 1956
* Rare movie & film publication
A trade magazine specific to the movie industry. All of pg. 3 is taken up with a promotion ad for the movie "High Society" starring Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly & Frank Sinatra (see). Complete in eight pages, 9 by 12 inches, printed on glossy paper, tiny binding holes at the blank spine margin, n... See More
MOTION PICTURE DAILY, from New York, dated September 20, 1956. Interesting little publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the various background events of the motion picture world. Television news as well. Too much to mention. 16 pages measuring 12"x9", printed on coated stock paper. ORIGINAL PERIOD ITEM. Nice shape.
MOTION PICTURE DAILY, from New York, dated September 28, 1956. Interesting little publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the various background events of the motion picture world. Television news as well. Too much to mention. 6 pages measuring 12"x9", printed on coated stock paper. Nice shape. Note: Additional dates exist within our inve... See More
MOTION PICTURE DAILY, from New York, dated October 1, 1956. Interesting little publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the various background events of the motion picture world. Television news as well. Too much to mention. 12 pages measuring 12"x9", printed on coated stock paper. ORIGINAL PERIOD ITEM. Nice shape.
MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, NY, November 7, 1956. Interesting little publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the various background events of the motion picture world. Television news as well. Too much to mention. Eight pages measuring 12"x9", printed on coated stock paper. Nice shape.
EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, PA, April 23, 1957 (single page only) This is a single-page full-page ad for Coca-Cola, with the caption, "Now Coke in 3 sizes! 3 Wonderful Ways To Bring Home The Quality Of Coca-Cola!" The ad was placed by the Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Bethlehem, PA. The page measures approximately 15 by 22 1/2 inches, and would be great for framing/display (see im... See More
EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, PA, May 1, 1957 (single page only) This is a single-page full-page ad for Coca-Cola, with the caption, "Great News!...Coca-Cola now in King-Size too!" The ad was placed by the Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Bethlehem, PA. The page measures approximately 15 by 22 1/2 inches, and would be great for framing/display (see image).
PARADE MAGAZINE (Sunday Call-Chronicle), Allentown, Pennsylvania, November 16, 1958 The front colored cover features a photo of Orson Welles with accompanying article. Inside are articles: "Beware of... Fool's Gold in Alaska"; and other articles and advertisements.
This is complete in 28 pages measuring approximately 13 x 11 inches and is in very nice condition.
Sunday Pictorial (The Detroit News) from Detroit, Michigan dated April 19, 1959.
The front page has a color illustration actress Lee Remick. This is the full, complete issue and is in nice condition.
A curious little booklet which is actually a "Komsomol", or a Soviet Union Young Communists League membership card, unused.
The photos below shows its content, having a cloth-based & sturdy red cover with a portrait of Lenin, the inside front cover including a specific membership number and space for a photo and name & address, with the remaining 13 pages being a blank form wi... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS - PARADE, Detroit, Michigan, March 6, 1960 The front of this issue contains a photo of Loretta Young with an accompanying article "Loretta Young: One of the world's most fascinating women". Additional stories and advertisements are within.
This is complete in 24 pages with several small binding holes along the top edge, otherwise in very nice condition... See More
SUNDAY PICTORIAL Magazine from The Detroit News Newspaper dated may 14, 1961. This 40 page magazine contains a color cover of Debbie Reynolds with caption: "Hollywood's Comeback Queen: Debbie Reynolds" Related items on the inside pages. This issue is in nice condition.
DETROIT FREE-PRESS WEEKLY TV MAGAZINE, Sept. 24 - Sept. 30, 1961 Formatted very much like the TV Guide, the color cover shows the cast from the cartoon Top Cat. Inside the issue are articles and photos of new and returning shows.
Complete in 36 pages measuring 10 x 7.5 inches with two binding holes at the top, otherwise in good condition.
DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 14, 1961 Two line, five column head: "KENNEDY TAKES RISK, BACKS UN IN CONGO" Subheads include: "Opposed in Europe and U.S."
* 2nd Vatican Council Opens
* Rome Italy
* 1962 Original Reporting
Front page banner headline: "Historic Vatican Council Opens In Rome". Other news of the day. 12 pages in nice condition.
DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 10, 1963 Banner head: "U.S. INDICTS HOFFA AGAIN" Subheads include: "Charges Tampering with Jury"
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, from Leominster, Massachusetts, dated August 9, 1963.
* Great Train robbery
* Buckinghamshire, England
This 10 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page:
* Train Robbery Losses Soar to $7,005,000
Other news of the day throughout. Binding holes along the spine, slightly browned, otherwise in good condition.
DETROIT FREE PRESS newspaper dated Jan. 5, 1965. See the photo below for the front page report on the death of T. S. Eliot. You get the complete issue which is in nice condition.
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., July 20, 1966 Page 8 has a 2 line, 2 col. head: "Sinatra And His Mia Vanish From View." The report begins: "Singer Frank Sinatra honeymooned, somewhere, with his third wife Mia Farrow today after a Las Vagas wedding...". Two col. photo of Sinatra & Farrow.
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, August 17, 1968 This sporting newspaper is about 55 pages in length and is in terrific condition and has never been bound. This particular issue features REGGIE JACKSON & RICK MONDAY OF THE OAKLAND A'S on the front with text about him in the inside pages.
JACKSONVILLE JOURNAL, Jacksonville, Florida, July 30, 1969 The front page of this issue features a headline "Those Moon Footprints" along with two large photos which had just been released from the Apollo 11 mission. The one photo was taken during the descent of their lunar module and the other is from the command ship, which show the American flag and the footprints in the lunar d... See More
THE FLORIDA TIMES-UNION, Jacksonville, Florida, July 30, 1969 The front page of this issue features a headline "Moon Conquest Put in Color!" with a subhead "Old Glory Planted on Moon by Astronauts - One of the First Color Pictures" along with large photo.
PLEASE NOTE: This is an incomplete issue, it is only 6 pages of the first section of the newspaper, and is in good co... See More
THE PARSONS SUN, Kansas, August 19, 1969
* Hurricane Camille
* Death toll rises to 128
This 10 page newspaper has a full column article on the front page titled "Storm's Toll Rises to 128" and another article on the next page titled "Hurricane Taming Effort a Success."
Other news of the day throughout the newspaper. A few binding holes along the spine, otherwise... See More
* Hurricane Camille hits U.S... Catagory 5...
* Rescue effort...
This 18 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "Rescuers Dig For Victims" and related photos also on the front page.
PERIODICAL PUBLICATIONS - A Bibliography of Bibliographies - Volume Two", by Theodore Besterman (1971) Hardbound 270 pgs.
DAILY WORLD, New York, 1972 Here is an interesting left-wing newspaper of tabloid size from this interesting period in American history. Some fascinating reading! The photo below is a "generic" photo of the paper. The issue you get will have a similar look but will be a different date in 1972, and obviously have different content. Nice condition.
DAILY WORLD, New York, NY, 1972. An unusual communist-styled newspaper from New York City with much content against the Nixon administration and American policies in general. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not be this specific date
"LUCE AND HIS EMPIRE", by W. A. Swanberg, (1972) 530 pgs. with dust jacket
SUNDAY NEWS, New York, New York, January 2, 1972
* Chevalier Dies
The front page of this issue features the headline: "Chevalier Dies in Paris at 83".
Additional headlines include: "Subways Roll" and "Delay Fare Hike". A photograph shows people waiting for a subway.
This issue is in good condition and includes the outer leaf only.... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 24, 1973
* President Richard Nixon
* White House tapes
* Eddie Rickenbacker death
The front page has a five column headline: "President Subpoenaed To Release Records" with subhead and photo (see photos).
Also a three column heading on the front page: "Older Folks Remember a Real Hero" which pertains to... See More
This is the very first catalog ever released by Timothy Hughes from nearly 30 years ago.
The prices and descriptions for 243 items show how our variety and values have grown alongside Tim's love for historic newspapers. Although this was the first catalog issued, you will note it was not numbered as he was unsure there would ever be a second. Today our catalog number exceeds 150.
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"DEADLINE DISASTER--A Newspaper History" by Michael Wynne Jones. (1976) A reprinting of famous headlines & reports from 1870 thru 1974, with some text. Paperback, 192 pgs.
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, MO. The date of this issue is: March 6, 1976. This sporting newspaper is about 60 pages in length and is in terrific condition and has never been bound. This particular issue features Fred Lynn of the Boston Red Sox on the front with text about him in the inside pages. This issue is loaded with sports news & photos of the day with several advertisements featu... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1977.
* Rare issue from the famous New York City blackout
This is an unusual issue which was published the day of the "black out" in New York City. A note on the front page explains that
* This is a special blackout edition...
which had to be taken to the Hackensack "Record" presses across the river in New Jersey to be printed, with oth... See More
THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, August 17, 1977 (normally $38)
* Final Issue
* Elvis Presley Death
The front page has a banner headline: "Death Captures Crown Of Rock And Roll--Elvis Dies Apparently After Heart Attack" with subheads and related photos. Considerable coverage is also found within the issue, plus a half-page set of color photos on the back page