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* Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti
* Electric chair executions (1st report)
The front page has a nice banner headline in large white lettering within a black background: "SACCO-VANZETTI DIE" with subheads and photos of each anarchist. Nice for display. More on the following pages.
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LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., March 26, 1965
* Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama
* Martin Luther King Jr.
* Viola Liuzzo murder
The front page has a three column headline: "New Englanders Join In Rights Activities" with photo. (see) Also a two column heading: "Officials Fear Renewed Violence After Slaying" (see) This was the 3rd and final try which ended in success.
Compl... See More
HERALD EXPRESS, 3rd WAR EXTRA, Los Angeles, May 24, 1941.
* HMS Hood sunk (1st report)
* German battleship Bismarck
* World War II - WWII
* Early, same day report
The front page has a great banner headline announcing: "BATTLE CRUISER HOOF SUNK IN SEA FIGHT" with subhead: "Biggest British Warship Is Blown Up" Nice for display. First report coverage on the sinking of the... See More
HERALD EXPRESS, WAR EXTRA, Los Angeles, Oct. 24, 1942
* Second Battle of El Alamein begins
* World War II Egypt - Africa
* German General Erwin Rommel
The front page has a nice banner headline: "BIG EGYPT DRIVE" with subhead. (see) Nice for display.
Incomplete issue containing the 1st 2 loose leafs only (pages 1-4), nice for display as such.... See More
LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, March 18, 1942
* General Douglas MacArthur promoted
* Supreme Commander, Southwest Pacific Area
* Great issue for display
The front page has a terrific banner headline: "GEN. M'ARTHUR TAKES AUSTRALIA COMMAND" with subheads, photo of MacArthur and a patriotic themed appearance. Full page pictorial on page 3.
Incomplete issue containing 14 of the 18 pages... See More
THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, June 11, 1918 The front page has a nice banner headline: "GERMANS TAKE FRENCH VILLAGES BUT AT COST OF BLOODY SACFIFICES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.
Complete with 10 pages, light toning, some spine wear, should be handled with care.
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Penn., October 12, 1921
* NY Giants vs. New York Yankees (game 6)
* 1st ever World Series Yanks were in
* Major League Baseball - MLB
* Nice headline for display
The front page has a nice banner heading: "GIANTS BREAK TIE WINNING 2 TO 1" with subheads and inning by inning description. Nice for display.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Compl... See More
* Battle Of Midway victory - 1ST PHOTOS
* Imperial Japanese Navy defeated
* World war II - WWII naval
The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "1ST MIDWAY BATTLE PICTURES" with subhead and full page pictorial on page 6. (see) Nice for display. This key naval fight would turn the tables in favor of the United States vs.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 20, 1919
* Lord John French assassination attempt
* Irish War of Independence - Martin Savage
* Ashtown, Dublin, Ireland
The top of the front page has a three column headline: "LORD FRENCH ATTACKED FROM AMBUSH; ESCAPES DUBLIN BOMBS AND BULLETS; TWO POLICEMEN HIT, ONE ASSASSIN KILLED" with subheads and photo of Lord French. (see)
Complete with all 24 pag... See More
MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, January 7, 1941
* Franklin D. Roosevelt's Four Freedoms defined
* State of the Union Address
The front page has a nice headline: "CONGRESS TO RUSH 'STOP HITLER' DRIVE" with subheads. (see) Complete text of Roosevelt's message in located on page 15. In his message he defines what he considered the four essential freedoms: f
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Nov. 23, 1959
* Tom Clay fired (Guy King)
* Detroit disk jockey - WJBK-AM
* Payola commercial radio scandal
The front page has a nice banner headline: "WJBK FIRES DISC JOCKEY" with subheads that include: "DJ Tom Clay Admits Payola" and more with photo of Clay. (see) Great to have and probably only reported as such in a Detroit publication. Very ... See More
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, October 27, 1942
* USS Aircraft Carrier Wasp sinking
* Battle of Guadacanal
* World War II - WWII
The front page has a nice headline in bold lettering: "BIG NAVY LOSSES!" with subheads. (see) More on pages 5 & 7 with two photos. "This sinking actually happened over a month ago but was not made public until now making this still a first report.
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FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., August 12, 1929
* Babe Ruth's 500th home run
* New York Yankees
* MLB baseball
The sport's section (page 8) has a two column heading: "Ruth's 500th Home Run Features League Week End" First report coverage on the 500th home run milestone by Yankee great, Babe Ruth.
Complete with all 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, gener... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 8, 1933
* American Aviator Jimmie Mattern
* Airplane flight around the World attempt
* Found to be safe in Siberia
The top of the front page has a two column heading: "MATTERN IS SAFE IN NORTH SIBERIA; SOVIET WILL AID" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with 2 related photos. First report coverage on Jimmie Mattern, the American flyer who... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1957
* Rezső Kasztner shot & killed
* Rudolf Israel Kastner murdered
* Hungarian-Jewish journalist & lawyer
* Jewish Holocaust hero ? Nazi collaborator ?
Page 3 has a one column heading: "ISRAELI 'QUISLING' DEAD OF WOUNDS" with subhead: "Dr. Kastner, Branded a Nazi Collaborator, Succumbs to an Assassin's Bullets" (see)
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THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1957
* Dominion of Ghana, Africa is established
* Kwame Nkrumah is the first president
The top of the front page has a four column heading: "Negro Nation of Ghana is Born in Africa" with subhead and related photo. (see) More on p;ages 12 & 13 with photo of Kwame Nkrumah and related map.
Fifty-four pages, toning and minor wear along the central fol... See More
* Joe Louis wins World Boxing Heavyweight title
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Louis Knocks Out Braddock In 8 Rounds" with subhead. (see)
The front page of the sport's section as a nice headline: "NEW CHAMPION!" with subheads and 4 related photos. Mo
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, October 14, 1942
* Battle of Cape Esperance
* Savo Island, Guadalcanal
* World War II - WWII
The front page has a six column headline: "5 More Jap Ships Sunk" with subhead Coverage on the Battle of Cape Esperance and Savo Island, Guadalcanal.
Complete in 38 pages, light toning at the margins, some spine wear, otherwise good.... See More
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 15, 1963
* Baldwin Hills Reservoir dam disaster
* It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred
The banner headline notes: "DAM BURSTS WITH DEATH, DESTRUCTION" with various related subheads and A large photo of what is known as the Baldwin Hills Dam disaster in Los Angeles. More inside. See the hyperlink for further details of the ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1928
* James Ward Packard death
* Automobile - car pioneer
The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "JAMES W. PACKARD, AUTO PIONEER, DIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of James Ward Packard, American automobile manufacturer who founded the Packard Motor Car Company. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 30, 1945
* USS Intrepid - Essex-class aircraft carrier
* Luzon, Phillipines - Kamikazes attack
The top of page 3 has a two column heading: "Carrier Hit Most Often Hits Japs More Often" with caption: "Intrepid Backs Its Name" The back page has 4 nice related photos including 2 of the actually attack. (see) First report coverage on the Japanese... See More
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 11, 1942
* Lidice Czechoslovakia massacre
* World War II Nazis liquidation
* Battle of Midway victory
The front page has a two column heading: "Nazis Destroy Czech Village; Shoot All Men, Jail Women" Small related map on page 5. (see) First report coverage on the annihilation of the town of Lidice Czechoslovakia by the Nazis. This was in reprisal ... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 18, 1934
* The new Fenway Park opens (1st game)
* Boston Red Sox baseball
* MLB opening day - renovated with more seats
The front page has a three column heading: "Revamped Red Sox Make Gallant Fight but Succumb to Senators in 11th Inning" with subheads. Text includes: "A reconstructed Boston team, playing in a beautiful new ball park...&q... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1931
* Tim Healy (politician) death
* Irish nationalist - Irish Free State
* Gangster era hitman Fred "Killer" Burke captured
* St. Valentine's Day massacre suspect
Page 25 has a one column heading: "'TIM' HEALY DIES, IRISH STATESMAN" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Tim Hea... See More
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 10, 1940
* Battle of Britain begins (1st report)
* German bombers over United Kingdom
The front page has a one column heading: "British Down 11 Nazi Planes As 150 Battle" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the beginning of the "Battle of Britain" with the attack by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe).
Complete with all 40 pages, ligh... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 2, 1949
* William H. Hastie sworn in
* 1st black United States Appellate Judge
The top of page 22 has a three column photo with heading: "First Negro Sworn In As Circuit Court Of Appeals Judge" with text. (see)
Other news, sports and advertising of the day. Complete in 54 pages, rag edition in great condition.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1937
* Rollo Ogden death (1st report)
* Editor of the New York Times
* Best title to be had ?
The front page has two column headings surrounded by black borders: "Rollo Ogden Dead" "Editor of the Times" "Succumbs at 81 After a Week's Illness--A Leader in Journalism for Almost Half a Century" Continues on page th... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 17, 1933
* "The Invisible Man" film
* Opening day movie advertisement (NYC)
* H. G. Wells pre-Code science fiction horror
Page 23 has a 5 x 4 inch movie advertisement for the opening day of "The Invisible Man" based on H. G. Wells' science fiction novel.
News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the... See More
LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 28, 1980
* Best "The Shining" advertisement
* Grand Opening week premiere
* Jack Nicholson psychological horror
A issue on the opening week (Wed.) of the motion picture hit "The Shining" and perhaps no better newspaper could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publi... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1935
* "Bride of Frankenstein" horror film
* Opening day premiere advertisement
* Actor Boris Karloff as The Monster
Page 25 has a 4 x 3 1/2 inch illustrated advertisement for the opening day showing in New York City for the movie: "The Bride OF Frankenstein" starring Boris Karloff. This was the day this famous movie opened in New... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1938
* "Buddy" death - German Shepherd
* 1st ever trained guide dog - seeing eye
* Morris Frank's service animal
Page 21 has a one column heading: "FIRST DOG TRAINED AS 'SEEING EYE' DIES" with subhead and illustration of "Buddy"". (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event a... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1934
* Babe Ruth's last injury as a player ?
* Last season w/ New York Yankees
The sport's section (page 22) has a two column heading: "Ruth Injured as Yankees Lose; Hit on Leg by Gehrig's Drive" with subhead. (see) Was this his last injury prior to retirement ? It was his last full season as a player.
Other news, sports and advertisements... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1950
* William H. Hastie U.S. Senate confirmation
* 1st Negro United States Appellate Judge
Page 50 has a small and somewhat discrete article headed: "Negro Judge Confirmed" "Senate Unanimously Approves Hastie for Appeals Bench" (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our in... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., November 10, 1946
* Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Army Cadets
* College football # 1 and # 2 teams at the time
* Early, same day report during the game
* "Game of the Century" fame
The top of the front page has a three column heading: "Army, Notre Dame Battle Through 3 Scoreless Periods" with subheads. (see)
The sport's section (... See More
CINCINNATI TIMES-STAR, November 23, 1957
* re. Ed Gein's recent arrest
* Murderer and body snatcher
* Plainfield, Wisconsin butcher
The front page has an article with a two column heading: "Gein Probe Turns To Graveyard" (see) His killings, collecting of corpses and what he did with those bodies where portrayed in many movies including "Psycho" and "Silence of... See More
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 25, 1972
* Jackie Robinson death... Brooklyn Dodgers
* 1st African-American to play MLB baseball
* 1st be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame
The front page has a one column heading: "Jackie Robinson to Be Buried in Brooklyn". (see)
Complete in 10 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., January 29, 1963
* Robert Frost death (1st report)
* American poet
The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "World Pays Tribute to Robert Frost" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of famous American poet, Robert Lee Frost.
Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.
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THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Jan. 3, 1960
* JFK - John F. Kennedy enters race
* Becomes Democratic Party candidate
* For President of the United States
The front page has the report whereby John F. Kennedy entered the race for President, with a six column headline: "Kennedy Opens His Drive In De, Presidential Race" with subheads and small photo of JFK.
Complete with all 40+ pag... See More
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 18, 1936
* Ottorino Respighideath (1st report)
* Italian violinist, composer & musicologist
* Fountains & Pines of Rome - La fiamma opera fame
The front page has a one column heading: "Respighi, Noted Italian Pianist, Composer, Dies" Photo of him is on the back page. (see)
Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few smal... See More
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 23, 1945.
* Battle of Iwo Jima
* Mount Suribachi summit reached
* United States Flag planting (historic)
* Great photos of Marines climbing volcano
The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "YANKS WIN VOLCANO ON IWO" with subheads. Nice for display. Text on the front page includes: "The United States flag was raised on the crater... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1949
* Theoretical physicist Albert Einstein
* General theory of relativity - gravity
* Generalized theory of gravitation
* UFO's - flying saucers are real ?
The front page has a two column heading: "Einstein Offers Theory On Law of Gravitation" with subhead. (see)
Also interesting reporting on the possible realization of UFO's which als... See More
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 25, 1933
* Archbishop Leon Tourian assassination
* Armenian Apostolic Church of America
The front page has a one column heading "Prelate Slain with Knife in Church Aisle". (see) First report coverage continues on page 10 with photo. (See)
Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 19, 1938
* "The Wizard of Oz" to be a movie ?
* L. Frank Baum's book up for sale ?
* Shirley Temple to be 'Dorothy' ?
The top of page 19 has a interesting report under: "SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD" with the heading: "'The Wizard of Oz' in Demand Following the Box-Office Success of 'Snow White'" (see) ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1930
* Al Jolson's "Mammy"
* World Premiere ad
* Blackface Minstrel
Page 35 has a nice 14 1/2 x 6 inch advertisement for the world premiere of Al Jolson's new movie "Mammy". See photos for this ad which has three illustrations relating to his famous "blackface" appearance. With this movie opening in New York City on March ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1930
* Professor Albert Einstein
* Unified Field Theory
* Gravitation & Electricity
* Mahatma Gandhi & salt tax
Page 8 has one column headings: "EINSTEIN SUBMITS FIELD THEORY PROOF" "Physicist Presents Paper Showing Application of Work Linking Gravitation and Electricity" "Findings Are Hailed Here" and more. (see)
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THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. Sept. 9, 1964
* Sean O'Casey death (1st report)
* Irish dramatist and memoirist - socialist
* Dublin, Ireland working class
The front page has a two column heading: "Heart Attack Is Fatal To Sean O'Casey, 84" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 9 with photo of O'Casey.
Complete with all 42 pages, tiny binding... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. Jan. 25, 1942
* U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress
* Elephant Mountain crash disaster
The front page has a six column headline: "WESTOVER B52 MISSING IN MAINE; 9 MEN ABOARD" with subheads and related photo. (See) First report coverage on the United States Air Force Boeing B-52C Stratofortress crash on Elephant Mountain in Piscataquis County, Maine.
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* Battle Of Midway victory
* Imperial Japanese Navy defeated
* World war II - WWII naval
The front page has a great headline announcing: "JAP DISASTER; Two Carriers, 100 Planes Lost; 12 Ships Hit" with subheads, nice photo of Admiral Nimitz and another related photo. (see) Nice for display. More on page 8. Coverage on the Battle of
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Jan. 29, 1963
* Jean Piccard death (1st report)
* Stratosphere ballooning flight fame
The front page has a one column heading: "JEAN PICCARD, FAMED SPACE PIONEER, DEAD" with subhead and photo. (see)
Complete with all 28 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1936
* Jesse Owens & Olympic team welcome home
* Broadway, Manhattan ticker-tape parade
* Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia presents
* 1936 Berlin, Germany Summer Olympics
The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "OLYMPIC STARS GET WELCOME OF CITY" with subheads that include: "121 From the American Team, Headed by Owens, Parade Through Cheer... See More