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November 30, 1895
Harper's WEEKLY, Nov. 30, 1895 Full ftpg: 'Loading a 10 inch Rifle Mounted on a Barbette Carriage at the Sandy Hook Proving Grounds'. Nice fullpg: 'More Than his Share for Thanksgiving Dinner'' shows a Black man bringing home a turkey & an opossum. Dblpgctrfld. with 25 photos of: 'The U.S. Army Proving Ground at Sandy Hook, N.J.'. Fullpg: 'Scenes at the Expo... See More
November 2, 1895
Harper's WEEKLY, Nov. 2, 1895 Full ftpg. W.A. Rogers cartoon: 'Father Knickerbocker's Peril'. Fullpg. with 2 scenes of: 'Reform in New York's Police Courts'. Nice fullpg: 'The President in the Negro Building at the Cotton States Exposition, Atlanta, Ga.' Three small golf photos.
October 19, 1895
Harper's WEEKLY, Oct. 19, 1895 Full frontpage "Hunting the Polar Bear" by A.B. Frost. Inside the issue is "With the World's Transportation Commission in Northwestern India - Agra"; an article "The 'Wasp' and the 'Frolic'" which includes a nearly halfpage illustration; a nice halfpage photo of "The Bronco-Buster" bronze by Frederic Rem... See More
October 18, 1895
ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, October 18, 1895
* Braden TN Tennessee
* Negro lynching
* Gruesome coverage
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "A TERRIBLE EXPIATION", "Tortured, Mutilated, Lynched and Beheaded", "Penalty Meted Out To A Negro" and more. See photos for 1st report coverage on the lynchin... See More
September 19, 1895
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, September 19, 1895
* Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition Speech
* Booker T. Washington - African-American political leader
Just the day prior noted African-American spokesman Booker T. Washington spoke before a predominantly white audience at the Cotton States & International Exposition in Atlanta, a speech which would go down i... See More
September 14, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY September 14, 1895. Front full pg. illus. of "Wasting Spite on Waring." Inside is a full pg. with six illus. of "With the World's Transportation Commission in India - The Great Military Railway." Four illus. of Libraries in the West. 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "General View of the Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia." Sma... See More
March 2, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1895 Certainly the prime content in this issue is not just the page 6 article: "Death of Frederick Douglass" which takes over three-quarters of the first column, but the related illustration of him appearing on page 4 which takes one-third of the page, captioned: "Frederick Douglass, Died Feb. 20, 1895" (see).
The full front page i... See More
February 22, 1895
THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, Feb. 22, 1895
* Frederick Douglass death
Page 4 has a half-column editorial titled: "Frederick Douglass" which begins: "In the death of Frederick Douglass this country loses its most representative colored citizen. There are others who posses brains, education and talent, but none of them measure up to Douglass'... See More
February 21, 1895
DAILY GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Feb. 21, 1895
* Frederick Douglass death
* Negro abolitionist
The back page has almost an entire column taken up with the report of the death of Frederick Douglass, with includes a small print of him as well. The top of the column has: "FRED DOUGLASS DEAD" "The Great Colored Orator a Victim of Heart Disease" "Death ... See More
January 19, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY January 19, 1895 Front full pg. illus. of "The Latest Thing in Cuckoos." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Rear-Admiral Richard W. Meade, U.S.N." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Bridge Over the East River, New York." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Mining for Gold in California." Full pg. illus. of "A Royal Flush." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Bird... See More
October 6, 1894
Harper's WEEKLY, Oct. 6, 1894 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Japanese Occupation of Korea' which is comprised of four illustrations. Fullpg: 'The Japanese Rejoicing After the Battle of Yasan'. 1/3 pg "New York's Japanese Club". Fullpg. with 8 photos & illus. of: 'The U.S. Naval Observatory at Washington' & fullpg. with 4 illus. of: 'Asphalt Industry in... See More
September 22, 1894
Harper's WEEKLY, Sept. 22, 1894 Full ftpg. is a dramatic cavalry charge showing one soldier: 'Down!'. Fullpg. view of : 'The New Public Library, Boston' & 'Midsummer Jinks of the Bohemian Club of San Francisco in the Redwoods'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'U.S. Senate in Session'. Two Remington soldier prints.
July 7, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 7, 1894 One-third pg: 'The Capitol at Olympia, Washington'. Two three-quarter pg. Remington illustrations showing the cavalry. A few photos of college baseball players.
December 23, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 23, 1893 The front page is an illustration by A.B. Frost showing a Black man & his dog entitled: "Fo' De Lan's Sake! I Done Forgot De Chillun's Candy!". Within the issue is another full page Frost illustration "The Christmas Savings". Articles "The Chaplain of the House" and "The New Brigadier-Genera... 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 16, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 16, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - In the Cairo Street, Midway Plaisance." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The Recent Cyclone in the South." Full pg. of illus. of "With the New York Naval Reserves on Long Island." 2/3 pg. portrait of "The Hon. Hamilton Fish." Full pg. of illus. of "The I... See More
August 26, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY August 26, 1893. Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - An Evening at Old Vienna." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "Enemies of the Public Welfare." Full pg. of illus. of "The New York Yacht Club Cruise and Races." Full pg. illus. of "Ancient Spain at the Fair." Full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - How the Crowds Lun... 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
January 7, 1893
Harper's WEEKLY Jan. 7, 1893 Full ftpg: "Rough Weather at Sea--Big Transatlantic Steamer on a Winter Voyage". Fullpg. with 11 sketches of those involved in: "The French Scandal". Nice fullpg. on laying the cornerstone of "The Cathedral of St. John the Divine". Fullpg. with 6 scenes of "The Amazonian Rubber Country"
Complete in sixteen pages.
December 15, 1892
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, December 15, 1892 The full front page is a photo of: "The Late Jay Gould" with page 4 having an accompanying article of the same heading. Yet another page is filled with six photos of: "The Birthplace & Some of the Residences of the Late Jay Gould"
Also of Judaica interest is an article on: "Isaac M. Wise" with a ph... See More
December 3, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY December 3, 1892. Front full pg. illus. of "The Bumboat Woman - Souvenirs for the Folks at Home." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Scenes at the Yale-Princeton Football match on Thanksgiving Day." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Colonel's Favorite." (Horse) 2/3 pg. of illus. pertaining to "Scenes at the Harvard-Yale Football Match." 1/2 pg. ill... See More
July 9, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1892
Full front page: 'The Madison Square Roof Garden' during a party. Nice half page: 'Trolling for Blue-fish Off Fire Island, New York'. Nice full page by Remington: 'An Appeal for Justice' shows soldiers & Indians. Full page: 'On Connecticut Ave., Washington'. Five prints of: 'Trees of the American Desert' ... See More
June 18, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1892
Nice full front page illustration of: 'Pres. Benjamin Harrison, Rep. Candidate for Re-election'. Inside has several scenes from the Minneapolis Convention. Nice double page centerfold: 'The Oil Creek Valley Disaster' with many scenes of the flooding & fire at Oil City & Titusville.
May 21, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY May 21, 1892. Front full pg. portrait of "Charles Francois Gounod." Inside are three small illus. of "Argentine's President Conducted by Admiral Walker Inspecting the White Squadron," "Li Hung-Chang," and "Gordon Hall, Tientsin, in Which the Banquet was Given." 1/2 pg. illus. of "At the Open Air Horse Show - Showing the Hackneys.... See More
March 5, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, March 5, 1892 Full front page: 'The Elevated Railroad Bridge at Chatham Square'. Nice full page Remington print: 'U.S. Cavalry Hunting for Garza on the Rio Grande'. This issue also includes a small photo of the Alamo in an article: 'From San Antonio to Corpus Christi'. Various scenes in Paris.
January 30, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, January 30, 1892 Half page: 'Design for the Carnegie Library at Pittsburg, Pa.' Full page: 'At the Brooklyn Navy Yard'. Great double page centerfold: 'Some of the Ships of the U.S. Navy' is displayable. Nice Remington full page: 'Garza Revolutionists in the Texas Chaparral'
December 19, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19, 1891 Among the prints in this issue are the full front page by famed artist A. B. Frost: "Making the Best Of It"; a half page print of: "The Hon. Thomas B. Reed"' a full page: "The Opening of Congress--The Ladies' Gallery of the House of Representatives"; a half page: "Sweets For The Holidays"; a smal... See More
July 20, 1891
THE MEMPHIS APPEAL-AVALANCHE, Tennessee, July 20, 1891
* Dermott, Chicot County, Arkansas
* Negro lynching - lynched - hanging
The front page has a a one column heading: "A SUNDAY LYNCHING" with subheads. (see)
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, otherwise good. Somewhat fragile and should be handled carefully.... See More
April 4, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 4, 1891 Full front page Frederic Remington print: "Big Fishing--Indians Hauling Nets On Lake Nepigon". Inside is a half page "The Government's Exhibit at the Columbian Exposition"; 1/4 page "The Government Building for the Columbian Exposition"; a full page "The City of St. John's, Newfoundland" and "Th... See More
November 1, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Nov. 1, 1890 Very nice full front page: 'Rail Shooting on the Delaware' shows 2 men in a boat, duck-hunting. Full page with 7 scenes of 'Americans on the Eiffel Tower'. Great full page beach scene: 'On the Beach at Trouville'.
June 28, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 28, 1890 Great fullpg: "Las Vegas Hot Springs, New Mexico" shows 6 scenes & is displayable. Nice fullpg: "American Sportsmen & Sporting Clubs in Canada" shows many scenes with a feature scene on fishing. Fullpg: "The Recruit & His Training at Davids Island."
January 25, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Jan. 25, 1890 Fullpg. with 4 scenes of 'Artificial Ice Manufacture'. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'Drawing a Pot of Molten Glass from the Furnace'. Fullpg. with 9 scenes of: 'A Day in a Tannery' Nice fullpg. by Remington: 'Canadian Backwoods Architecture' includes a tepee, ranch house, and 8 more types of buildings.
September 18, 1889
PUCK, New York, Sept. 18, 1889
* Color political prints
Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its polit... See More
September 14, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY September 14, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "Back from Paris - Passing the Ordeal of the Custom House Inspectress." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "The Proposed Inwood Site for the International Exposition of 1892 - Viewed from Fort George" and "The proposed Site at Oak and Barretto Points on the Sound for the International Exposition of 1892."... See More
August 31, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1889 Full ftpg: 'Newport Clubhouse of the New York Yacht Club'. Fullpg. shows: 'Apostles Islands, Lake Superior'. Terrific dblpgctrfld: 'A Collegiate Game of Baseball' shows a game in progress plus the bleachers as well. A very displayable print!
August 24, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY August 24, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "United States Calvary at Camp Sheridan, Pennsylvania." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A French High Road." Full pg. illus. of "A Midsummer Night." Dblpgctrfld. of " A Reception on a Yacht." 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Queer Marine Residence." Full pg. illus. of "New Clubs and Brooklyn Dw... See More
August 24, 1889
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 24, 1889
* Lifesaving at Coney Island Beach
* H. P. Cheatham, the only "colored" Rep. elected to the 51st Congress
* Frederick Douglass - minister to Haiti (text)
The full ftpg. showing the celebration of President Harrison on his visit to Lawrence, Mass. & Portland, Maine, with another print inside.
Certainly the most dramatic ... See More
July 17, 1889
MIDSUMMER PUCK, New York, July 17, 1889 This is a "special" edition with a separate outer cover in color (see). Inside has the "regular" color front page with the prints captioned:
front page: "Master and Slave."
double-page centerfold: "More 'Don'ts' - The Domestic 'Don'ts' - A Tale of Natural Selection."
back page: "T... See More
May 28, 1889
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, May 28, 1889
* Port Huron, Michigan
* Negro lynching - dragging
This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page that include: "The Port Huron Lynching", "Details of the Horrible Death of Martin, the Mulatto", "The Attack upon The Jail By The Angry Mob", "How the Poor Wretch was Dragged to the Bridge" a... See More
May 18, 1889
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, May 18, 1889
* Negro hanging for murder
The front page has one column headliones: "HANGED BY THE NECK", "Nelson Colbert Executed for Killing Phillip Wentzell", "At The National Capital" and more. 1st report coverage on the federal execution of Negro, Nelson Colbert, at Washington D.C. for murder.
Other ne... See More
April 27, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "What, Dat Hat, Miss Sally! Indignantly Lifting the insulted hat out of the Box and Holding it up for Us to Look At." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The First League Game of Baseball of the Season." Several small portraits of "The Leaders in the International Chess Tournament." 2/3 pg. illus. of ... See More
February 2, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 2, 1889 The full front page is an illustration by Remington of "Hunting the Prong Horn Antelope in California." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Hon. W. D. Washburn, the Newly Elected United States Senator from Minnesota"; a half page of "Destruction of a Derelict by a United States Naval Cruiser." The doublepage centerfold is: &quo... See More
December 29, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 29, 1888
The front full page of the issue features a portrait of "Cardinal Charles Martial Allemand Lavigerie, Archbishop of Algiers." Inside are three large illustrations pertaining to "The Rideau Canal, Between Kingston and Ottawa, Canada." with accompanying article. The doublepage centerfold is of "The New Home of the Metropoli... See More
December 22, 1888
Harper's WEEKLY, from New York, dated December 22, 1888 The full frontpage of the issue contains the portrait of 'Henry M. Stanley', the famous African explorer. Inside the issue is a fullpage "The Expedition to Hayti" which is comprised of two halfpage illustrations and an inset of Admiral Luce. The doublepage centerfold is "The Late Henry Hobson Richardson's ... See More
November 17, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 17, 1888
Full ftpg. shows: 'Gen. Harrison Receiving Election Despatches in his Library'. Halfpg. shows: 'An Execution in British Indian', showing men strapped to the front of cannons. Dblpgctrfld: 'The Crucifixion (Execution Under the Romans)'. Fullpg: 'Madison Sq., N.Y., on Election Night' Supplement dblpgctrfld. has 6 cav... See More
July 28, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1888 The entire front page is taken up with one of the best 19th century baseball prints to be found, showing a batter, catcher & umpire captioned: "A Ball Or A Strike--Which?" drawn by T. de Thurstrup.
There are also many other prints within this issue including a fullpg. with 6 vignettes: "View of Town & Country in Hondu... See More
June 23, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1888 (With Supplement of The City of Chicago)
Full ftpg. shows: 'William II, Emperor of Germany & King of Prussia'. Fullpg W.A. Rogers: 'A Street in a Mining Village in Penna.' & Fullpg: 'The Whipple Institutes & Buildings at Farbault, Minnesota'. Article: "The Base-Ball Championship Cup" with accompanying ill... See More
February 18, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1888
Full ftpg: "Negro Sportsmen in Louisiana" shows two of them duck hunting. 1/2 page print: "Interior of a Passenger-Car at the Moment of the Collision Near Steamburg, New York". Nice centerfold: "Sleighing in Central Park, New York City". Full page: "Scenes and Characters from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream... See More
January 1, 1888
THE AFRICAN'S FRIEND, Philadelphia, 1888. Subtitled: "For the Promotion of Religion & Morality". The title would suggest that it was sympathetic to the plight of the African Americans from not long after the Civil War. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. 11"x9". 4 pages.
November 5, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 5, 1887
Front full pg. illus. of "Thrown - An Incident of Cavalry Drill." Inside is a full pg. illus. by Frederic Remington of "Crow Indians Firing into the Agency." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late John B. Cornell" and "De Lancey Nicoll, the People's Candidate for District Attorney of the City and County of New Yo... See More
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