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November 2, 1901
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, November 2, 1901 The front page of this issue has five photos of "Boston's New Elevated Railroad." The largest photo shows the interior of the north terminal of Sullivan Square Station. A related article is inside. Other articles include: Four-Motor Equipments; The Bursting of Fowling Pieces; The Great Caisson Employed in Building the Drydock... See More
January 31, 1903
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 31, 1903 The front cover of the issue is entitled "A New Derrick or 'Grasshopper' Elevator for Unloading Grain from Vessels" which is comprised of two illustrations with an additional illustration within the issue. Within the issue is: "Test of the 16-inch Army gun at Sandy Hook"; "The Landing of the Honolulu End of the ... See More
January 21, 2009
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, January 21, 2009
* Barrack Obama officially becomes 1st black president
This 64 page newspaper has a nice two line banner headline on the front page: "President Barrack Obama; A Day of History as New Leader Urges Amid 'Raging Storms' of War and Recession" with photo.
This issue has the normal everyday financial news plus a special commemorative sec... See More
June 9, 1939
NEW YORK TIME, June 9, 1939.
* King and Queen of England (George VI)
* President Franklin D. Roosevelt - Eleanor
* Washington D.C. - White House visit
The front page has a five column headline: "KING AND QUEEN GUESTS AT THE WHITE HOUSE AFTER AN IMPRESSIVE WELCOME IN WASHINGTON; GEORGE HOPES WE WILL EVER WALK IN FREINDSHIP" with many subheads and photo. Much more on the following ... See More
March 16, 1932
NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1932
* Babe Ruth to sign 1 year contract
* New York Yankees (day of)
* Major League baseball MLB
* Best title to be had ?
The sport's section (page 25) has a one column heading: "RUTH DUE TO SIGN IN FLORIDA TODAY" with subheads and a nice photo of Babe Ruth w/ Manager McCarthy and Colonel Ruppert. (see) Always nice to have notable events in hi... See More
June 29, 1912
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, June 29, 1912, New York The front cover is a photo of "George Westinghouse, Engineer and Inventor" with an accompanying article inside the issue. Inside the issue is: "A Journey in a Passenger-carrying Zeppelin Airship"; "The Galveston Causeway"; "New Ideas About Lightning"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements... See More
August 9, 1974
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 9, 1974
* President Richard Nixon
The two word banner headline proclaims one of the more infamous political events of the 20th century: "NIXON RESIGNS", followed by a two line banner: "He Urges A Time of 'Healing'; Ford Will Take Office Today" with various related subheads. There are different reports covering President N... See More
June 10, 1911
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 10, 1911 The front cover of the issue is entitled "Col. George Washington Goethals, Canal Builder" with further information inside. Within the issue is "The Paris-Rome-Turin Aeroplane Race"; "Waterspouts - Facts and fictions Concerning Them"; "'Mad Dogs' and Hydophobia - Rabies Before and After Pasteur"; &quo... See More
August 23, 1944
LOS ANGELES TIMES, EXTRA, August 23, 1944
* Paris, France recaptured
* Great headline for display
The top of the front page features a dramatic banner headline: "PARIS FREED !" with subhead and photo of General George S. Patton. (see)
Twenty pages, some damage at the central fold with archival mending and a little text loss, a little other margin wear, nice for display as s... See More
March 12, 1933
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1933
* Original King Kong Movie review
* Fay Wray - In a NYC paper
An inside page has a review of the new movie "King Kong" which had been out for less than two weeks, headed: "A Monster Ape In Manhattan" which is rather lengthy taking about a full column in text. A subhead is: "Atop A Skyscraper" (see photos).
On the follow... See More
June 6, 1944
DAILY NEWS, Los Angeles, WAR EXTRA, June 6, 1944
* D-Day invasion of France (1st report)
* World War II German defense
* Great issue for display
A great display issue given this very dramatic front page headline above the masthead : "INVASION ON! STRIKE FRANCE" with subheads. More on the following pages.
Complete in 20 pages, tabloid size, nice condition.... See More
December 4, 1952
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 4, 1952 This is a significant issue for any James Dean or Hollywood collector, as this is the very first mention of him in the prestigious New York Times.
The small mention appears on page 46 under the headlines:
"AT THE THEATRE"
"Arthur Kennedy Heads the Cast in Richard Nash's Symbolic Western Drama, 'See the Jaguar'"
Se... See More
October 15, 1939
THE LOS ANGELES EXAMINER (Sunday Comic Section only), October 15, 1939
* The Katzenjammer Kids & Dinglehoofer und His Dog
* Harold Hering Knerr original comics
Offered is the Sunday Comics section which features Harold Knerr's Katzenjammer Kids & Dinglehoofer and His Dog. Also included are the following comics: Henry, The Lone Ranger, Tippie, Toots and Casper, Mickey Mouse... See More
February 19, 2001
THE NEWS-JOURNAL, Daytona Beach, Florida, February 19, 2001 (Dale Earnhardt's Fatal Crash)
* From the city where it happened
* Great for framing or as a memento
Whether you are a NASCAR fan or not, collectors cannot fail to admit that one of the more notable--and tragic--events in NASCAR racing was the death of the famed Dale Earnhardt at the Daytona 500 racetrac... See More
January 20, 1961
THE EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., January 20, 1961
* John F. Kennedy inauguration - JFK
* Best title to be had ?
As the wording above the masthead notes, this is: "The Washington Star's 1961 Inaugural Edition" with the entire ftpg. taken up with a very nice color print of John Fitzgerald Kennedy. This issue includes the main (1st) section for a total of 28 pages, the content... See More
February 6, 1892
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 6, 1892 The very handsome front page shows two women, a child & a man: "Driving A Bargain." Done in full color--unusual for front pages at this time--making it a very nice display item.
Twenty pages, in very nice, clean condition.
Twenty pages, in very nice, clean condition.
January 27, 1900
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 27, 1900 This issue features one of the earliest cover presentations of an automobile to be found in any publication--and great to have in this title. Full ftpg. shows the "Locomobile" with a sectional view showing the engine, boiler & tanks, plus an illustration of it "On the Road". Yet another diagram of it inside with a detailed ... See More
February 21, 1962
NEW YORK MIRROR, Feb. 21, 1962 Front page features a headline announcing: "First Photos - Glenn's Day of Glory !" with the caption: "Happy John Glenn awaits examination aboard destroyer Noa after thrice circling globe. Microphone on shoulder records his reactions." The balance of the front page is a photo of John Glenn upon his recovery from his space journ... See More
April 4, 1868
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 4, 1868 A full page shows two: "Scenes In The Rotunda Of The Capitol, During The Impeachment Trial" and "President Johnson Consulting With His Counsel In His Business Office, Preparing The Answer To The Articles Of Impeachment." Another full page: "The Senate Chamber, During The Withdrawal Of The Senators For Secret Con... See More
September 6, 1894
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 6, 1894 The front page features a full illustration of: "The New Union Railway Station at St. Louis, Missouri". Inside includes a full page "Picturesque Minnesota Summer Resorts" with five photos. A full page: "Maneuvers of the Detachment of the Regular Army Under General Miles, in Camp Near Evanston, Illinois" has... See More
April 7, 1936
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1936
* Gainesville, Georgia
* Tupelo, Mississippi
* Tornadoes disaster
The front page has a two column headline: "300 KILLED BY TORNADOES OVER WIDE AREA IN SOUTH; PROPERTY DAMAGE HEAVY" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with related photos. Lengthy text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Othe... See More
October 14, 1882
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 14, 1882 Inside has a very nice half page illustration captioned: "The Chicago Baseball Team, Winners Of The National League Championship." This is a team portrait of eleven players in uniform, including M. J. Kelly and A. C. Anson. The bottom half of that leaf has a print of a comet over New York City, Another page is taken up with 6 i... See More
March 17, 2000
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 2000 In contrast to the more negative reports which typically make stock market headlines collectible, here is a significant upbeat headline. The front page announces "A Record Volume As Stocks Surge On The Big Board" with the main article reported on page 7 of Section C "March Madness on Wall St. As Dow Gains 499 Points" and other related... See More
September 7, 1918
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 7, 1918 Interesting full ftpg. diagram-illustration about dogfighting: "Tricks used in aerial combat: First, the 'horizontal vrille'; second the 'retournment'; third, the change of direction; and fourth, the 'renversement', all as seen from the side."
Inside the issue are a variety of articles, illustrations, and advertise... See More
February 25, 1942
DAILY NEWS, Los Angeles, Feb. 25, 1942 Simply a fantastic report on what is known as the "Battle of Los Angeles". The front page has as quite large & dramatic headline: "GUNS FIRE IN L.A. BLACKOUT" with a smaller head noting: "Planes Threaten Harbor". The report begins: "The drumming of anti-aircraft fire early this morning woke thousands of residents o... See More
March 3, 1933
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1933
* Original King Kong movie... 1st movie review
This is an extremely significant issue, as page 12 contains the first review of the movie "King Kong", headed: "A Fantastic Film in Which a Monstrous Ape Uses Automobiles for Missiles and Climbs a Skyscraper" with the review taking about about a full column.
For any collector of... See More
August 15, 1945
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 15, 1945
* World War II ends
* Japanese surrenders
Large, bold, single headline: "THE WAR IS OVER ! " with subhead "Allied Terms For Peace Accepted By Tokyo, President Announces". Other war-related reports on the front page as well.There is also a color (unusual) cartoon relating to the end of the war (see).
The complete first section w... See More
May 10, 1963
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, May 10, 1963
* Birmingham, Alabama
* Race riots - Negroes
* Martin Luther King Jr.
The front page has a three column headline: "Birmingham Now Quiet But More Dixie Areas Erupt " (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few small binding holes along spine, address stamp in masthead, nice condition.... See More
July 15, 1871
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 15, 1871 The front cover contains a half page illustration "Yachting - At the Helm" along with two smaller illustrations of the Cape May Regatta prizes.
Within the issue is a full page contain two prints of the Clam Bake at Round Island, Connecticut; a nearly half-page print of the Gulch Mining at Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado; a... See More
June 24, 1912
THE EVENING TIMES, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, June 24, 1912
* Eagle Park Pier, Buffalo, New York excursion disaster
* Front page details
The front page has: "COLLAPSE OF DOCK CAUSES 30 DEATHS," with the subhead: "16 Bodies Taken From Niagara River - 14 Missing - Over 100 Thrown In River When Waiting for Excursion Steamer at Eagle Park Pier," followed by considerable detail... See More
July 20, 1944
DAILY NEWS, Los Angeles, July 20, 1944
* Operation Valkyrie (1st report)
* Adolph Hitler assassination attempt
This issue reports on the real life Valkyrie event, the attempt by German military officers to assassinate Adolph Hitler. The movie "Valkyrie" starring Tom Cruise is based on this event.
The front page has one of the better headlines I've seen with: "HITLE... See More
March 6, 1953
LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, March 6, 1953
* Joseph Stalin death
* Premier of the Soviet Union
* 1950's era original
The front page features a nice banner headline large, bold lettering: "STALIN DIES" with subhead: "Premier of Russia Succumbs to Stroke, Moscow Radio Reveals"
Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, minor margin wear, nice for display.... See More
December 14, 1963
LIFE (Magazine), December 14, 1963
* John F. Kennedy Memorial Edition
Self-described as "All of LIFE's Pictures and Text on the Most Shocking Event of Our Time." This memorial issue is complete with numerous photos and text all related to the assassination of JFK. See images for additional details.
Complete, several pages are loose at the spine, but are in good condition.... See More
May 17, 1931
NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 17, 1931
* Burgoo King wins Kentucky Derby
* American Thoroughbred racehorse
The front page of this section has a one column heading: "TWENTY GRAND WINS DERBY BEFORE 60,000 IN NEW RECORD TIMES" with subheads and two photos. More inside.
Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in... See More
August 18, 1933
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1933.
* Lou Gehrig's consecutive games played record
* New York Yankees - MLB baseball
* Best title to be had ?
This issue features a one column heading on page 11, which reads: "GEHRIG SETS MARK AS YANKEES LOSE" with subheads that include: "Lou Engages in 1,308th Game in a Row--Honored at Ceremony in St. Louis" "Browns Scor... See More
May 3, 1963
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, May 3, 1963
* Birmingham, Alabama protest
* Young Negroes arrested
* Martin Luther King Jr.
The front page has a four column headline: "Segregation Protest Continuing" (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.... See More
May 9, 1945
EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey, May 9, 1945 This four page newspaper was published on this island in the English Channel and was occupied by the Germans during most of WWII, from July 1, 1940 through May 9, 1945. During the Nazi occupation they took over this newspaper and filled it with pro-German propaganda, offering a unique insight into how the Axis reported the news during the war.
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May 9, 1945
EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey, May 9, 1945
* Island of Guernsey
* Nazis surrender
* British troops
This four page newspaper was published on this island in the English Channel and was occupied by the Germans during most of WWII, from July 1, 1940 through May 9, 1945. During the Nazi occupation they took over this newspaper and filled it with pro-German propaganda, offering a uniq... See More
July 15, 1931
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1931
* Famous New York City gangster
* Jack 'Legs' Diamond
* Acquitted for torture (assault)
The front page has a one column heading: "DIAMOND ACQUITTED OF ASSAULT CHARGE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especial... See More
July 6, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1931
* U.S. Open golf championship
* Inverness Club - Toledo, Ohio
* Golfer Billy Burke
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BURKE WINS U.S.OPEN, DEFEATING VON ELM BY STROKE AT TOLEDO" with subheads.(see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of t... See More
July 21, 1969
SOUTH BAY DAILY BREEZE, Torrance, California, July 21, 1969
* Neil Armstrong and "Buzz: Aldrin
* Man walks on the Moon
Neil Armstrong's step onto the moon's surface created one of the most historic front pages of the 20th century. This newspaper suitably noted the achievement with a 2-line full-banner headline: "History's Footprints Are Etched in Moon", with a lar... See More
February 6, 1875
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, February 6, 1875 A fullpage inside has seven illustrations: "Anarchy In The Coal Regions Of Pennsylvania.--Scenes About Pottsville Among the 'Molly Maguires.'" which shows Mt. Laffey Road where many of the Molly murders occurred, plus one of the "Miners' Homes, Neat Mine-Hill Gap". Also a halfpage "A Drinking-Saloon In Montre... See More
October 14, 1917
THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, October 14, 1917
* The Word Series of baseball
* 1st & only appearance of Jim Thorpe
* Chicago White Sox (pre-scandal)
The sport's section covers game 5 of the 1917 World Series between the Chicago White Sox and the New York Giants. The series was won by the Chicago Americans (White Sox), which would be the last time they would win a series until 2005. Thi... See More
December 20, 1998
THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, December 20, 1998
* President Bill Clinton impeachment
* Perjury and obstruction of justice
The front page features a large, banner headline "IMPEACHED" with with subheads and photo. Nice for display. More inside.
Incomplete issue containing the 1st section only with pages 1-6, light red pencil notation within masthead, otherwise very nice.... See More
January 24, 1973
SNAPSHOT OF THE EARLY 70's - A set of seven authentic front pages (in some cases more) with headlines covering: Richard Nixon's 2nd Election, Watergate, Spiro Agnew's resignation, Nixon's resignation, Gerald Ford's appointment, Nelson Rockefeller's, and the the signing of the Vietnam War Peace Agreement - all illustrating the whirlwind of events covering the early part of t... See More
April 16, 1945
THE STARS AND STRIPES, Mediterranean Edition, April 16, 1945
* Franklin D. Roosevelt's funeral
The front page of the issue contains a photo headed: "A Sorrowing Capital Pays Respects" with the caption reading: "The flag-draped coffin of President Franklin D. Roosevelt rides up Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D. C., as crowds line the route on the way to the... See More
January 7, 1919
CHENANGO TELEGRAPH, Norwich, N.Y. January 7, 1919 A three line, two column head says: "COL. THEODORE ROOSEVELT IS DEAD AT HIS HOME AT SAGAMORE HILL", plus a two column photo of the former President of the U.S... Somewhat pulpish around the margins with a little chipping, but the chipping does not creep into the text. Very fragile.
October 10, 1944
MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 10, 1944 See the photos for the front page headline announcing that the St. Louis Cardinals had won the 1944 World Series. The box score is included on the front page as well. A full-banner headline states: "Yanks Cut Last Nazi Escape Road Out of Aachen", with the subhead: "All Counter-attacks Repulsed In Sealing Off City; C... See More
July 18, 1918
THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, Kansas City, Missouri, July 18, 1918 A single-column headline states: "No Official Report of Roosevelt Death", with subhead: "Washington Waits on Pershing's Communique, Delayed in Transmission". This is the report of Colonel Theodore (Teddy ) Roosevelt's son, Quentin, as they were awaiting news from Europe as he "may not have fa... See More
June 9, 1965
RECORD AMERICAN, Boston, Massachusetts, June 9, 1965
The front page of this issue has a photograph of astronaut Ed White in space with a headline reading: "7 Picture Pages - Space Capers".
This issue is in relatively good condition and is complete in approximately 64 pages.
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