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LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 25, 1997 (1st 5 sections)
* Serial killer Andrew Phillip Cunanan takes his own life
* Had targeted wealthy and/or famous gay men
* Italian designer Giovanni Versace was last victim
The front page has considerable coverage telling of the death of serial killer Andrew Phillip Cunanan, who had been targeting wealthy and/or famous homosexual men. The last person he murd... See More
LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 26, 1997 (1st four sections)
* Ben Hogan's death report
* Winner of 5 U.S. Opens and 10 Majors (?)
* Death of one of the greatest golfers to ever play the game
The front page of the issue tells of the death of Ben Hogan, who is generally considered one of the greatest golfers to have ever played the game. He won 4 U.S. Opens and 9 Majors, and some argue his tall... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1952
* Mickey Mantle 1st game in center
* New York Yankees - Yanks
* Best title to be had ?
Pg. 33 has a 6 column headline: "Yankees Turn Back White Sox for Sain's Fourth Triumph" with subheads that include: "Bombers Win, 4-3, As Mantle Helps" & more. Summary and the box score. In the summary is mention that Mantle was playing his 1st gam... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 12, 1876 A great issue, as the front page contains a nice article titled: "The Improved Harris-Corliss Steam Engine" which also contains a very large illustration. With the issue are articles: "Improved Fountain Pen"; "Window Grill at Ratisbon, Bavaria", "Thonger's Devise for Heating Air for Furnaces", "Be... See More
THE STARS & STRIPES, Mediterranean edition, "Printed in Italy", May 8, 1945
* Germany Surrenders
* V-E day - Nazis quit
A displayable front page, as over half of the page is taken up with a huge, three line banner head proclaiming: "IT'S ALL OVER OVER HERE" with the full width text beginning: "Victory in Europe is ours. After more than five & a half year... See More
NEW YORK POST, June 6, 2004
* Ronald Reagan's death report
* One of the most beloved U.S. Presidents
The frontpage of the issue features a close-up photo of Ronald Reagan with the American flag behind him captioned: "Ronald Reagan (1911-2004)". Additional related coverage and photos are found within the issue, along with other news of the day. Some of the inside photos include... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, July 1, 1916 The cover has a wonderful and highly displayable color cover of a set of three trains, as seen from the point of view of a 4th locomotive's engineer, with steam rising in the foreground. The print shows passengers standing at the back of the caboose of one of the trains the locomotive is trailing. Additional unrelated prints (automotive ads, ... See More
Leslie's Weekly, New York, NY dated August 26, 1915 The front page of this issue has a WWI-themed, color illustration: "Nosing Shells," by the Italian artist Fortunino Matania. The inside of the issue includes "A Day With French Soldiers at the Front"; "Our Greatest Exposition at a Glance Triumphs of the Builder's Art"; "Pictorial Digest of th... See More
Leslie's Weekly, from New York City, dated August 19, 1915.
The front page of this issue is a dramatic, WWI-themed, color illustration: "Cut and Thrust," by the Italian artist Fortunino Matania. This issue also includes "'War and Its Results Shown in Photographs"; "Foreign San Francisco"; "British Women Demand part in War"; "Pictorial Digest ... See More
Leslie's Weekly, from New York City, dated February 11, 1915.
The front page of this issue is an illustration entitled "Truce of the Storm King," it being a WWI-themed color illustration by George D. Dannenberg. Also included are: "Scenes from the Great War Pictured by Special Artists"; "French and Germans on Two Battle Lines"; "Pictorial Digest of the Wor... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 22, 1914
The front cover of the issue is entitled "A Week's Rations for the German Army". Within the issue is "An All Metal Diving Suit"; "this Month's Total Eclipse of the Sun"; "Glimpses of the European Fighting Machinery Now in Action"; "Russia's Giant War Flyers" and many more art... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 22, 1896 Page 3 has a lengthy article, taking a full column, headed: "Roentgen's Discovery" which is concerning the x ray.
Roentgen is credited with discovering it & its properties which would be of profound benefit to the health field & other applications. This page also has at the very center a nice print of him: "Wilhelm Conr... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 27, 1900
* Very early automobiles
* Horseless carriages
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&qu... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 9, 1933.
* United States Bank Holiday
* The Great Depression
* Franklin D. Roosevelt
The front page has a nice banner headline: "ROOSEVELT PROPOSES SOUND BANKS OPEN" with subheads. (see) This action would have the desired effect of stopping the panic run on the nation's banks, and happened the day after F.D.R. was inaugurated.
Complete with ... See More
DAILY NEWS, New York, NY, October 13, 1973 The front page of this tabloid issue carries the headline "NIXON'S CHOICE IS GERALD FORD" with the subhead "Congress Chiefs Applaud Pick". The article within the issue has "President Names Gerald Ford" "Nixon Reveals Veep in TV Address" "Fight Looms Over New VP". Other news of the day is also wit... See More
THE TRIB, New York, NY, January 10, 1978
The headline on the front page of this issue reads: "That State Tax Cut to be Pared Down," which also includes a large photograph of "The 'Peacemakers" - Governor Cary and Mayor Koch.
This issue is in good condition and is complete in approximately 72 pages.
PRESS-TELEGRAM EXTRA, Long Beach, California, November 22, 1963 Reporting from the day of the tragedy. The front page features a banner headline: "PRESIDENT KENNEDY SLAIN ASSASSIN!" with a subhead "Texas Governor Also Cut Down in Dallas Tragedy". This issue features a single photo of President and Mrs. Kennedy as they were being greeted upon their arrival at the Internati... See More
LESLIE'S WEEKLY ILLUSTRATED, New York City, New York, May 6, 1915
* Mogul Egyptian Cigar ad
The front page of this issue has a color illustration titled "Dispatches from the Front" by E. Flohri. One the back of this page, there are two half page ads for Mogul Egyptian Cigarettes.
There is a full page illustration of "Devoted Dog Defends His Ruined Home" by E. Mata... See More
(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 11, 1862
This is a single-page print. The page contains two engravings entitled "Landing of Ohio Troops at Louisville, Kentucky" and "General Buell's Body-Guard".
The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.
(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 31, 1863
This is a single-page print which would be great for display. The page contains four engravings entitled: "Middle-Ground Battery, Charleston, S.C." "The Charleston Iron-Clad Fleet" "Folley's Battery Near the Light-House, at Charleston, South Carolina" and "Our Blockading Fleet off North... See More
THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, December 9, 1987
* Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty
* Historic INF agreement signed
* Significant reduction in the Nuclear Arms race
* Reagan and Gorbachev sign treaty
The front page has a banner headline: "Reagan, Gorbachev 'make history'" with subhead and photo. (see) This coverage concerns the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forc... See More
THE SCIO TRIBUNE--EXTRA !, Linn County, Oregon, April 12, 1945
* Very usual broadside extra
* Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR death
* Great for display
The photos tells it all. We have never seen a newspaper with such a dramatic presentation on the front page. The publisher wanted to use larger letters than the width of his newspaper would allow so he set all the type below the masthead si... See More
THE AMERICAN WEEKLY (magazine), from The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, October 26, 1958
* A great Halloween cover
* Ellery Queen begins a new crime series...
Featured on the cover is: "TRICK OR TREAT," which is a playful color cover showing trick-or-treaters "hiding" behind a pick porch railing holding the leash of their dog with a bag ready to receive candy as if the dog... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 1, 1896 Page 3 has a notable report "Prof. Roentgen's Discovery" which is the accounting of how the discovery of x-rays was made by accident.
The front page shows the United States Navy Yard in New York. Also within the issue are articles: "A Twenty-Five Cent Bicycle" made of wood; Mr. Vanderbilt's estate, Biltmore showing two ... See More
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 25, 1938
* Chicago gangster assassination
* Joseph "Red' Bolton killed
The front page has a nice banner headline: "SLAY GANGSTER AT DOORSTEP" with subhead and related photo on the back page. Joseph "Red" Bolton was not well known in history but was a gang chief in Chicago and this is a great headline for display.
Complete with al... See More
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 18, 1933.
* Lou Gehrig's consecutive games played record
* New York Yankees - MLB baseball
The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "Gehrig Breaks Record; Plays 1,308th Game" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag editio... See More
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 25, 1929
* Stock market crash of 1929
* Wall Street, New York City
* Great headline for display
This notable issue reports the infamous "Black Thursday" on Wall Street which would forever change society & begin the Great Depression.
The banner headline announces: "STEM 12,880,900 SHARE RUN" with various one column headline... See More
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 9, 1938 The banner headline announces a local election result: "OLSON LEADS, HAM-EGGS BEATEN". Only to be found in Southern California, the "ham and eggs" movement in 1938 was a misguided attempt to provide elderly Californians with a weekly pension (see the web for more).
Included are pages 1-12 pages only of 38 pages. Very nice condition.
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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 14, 1916 The entire front page is taken up with an illustration captioned: "Animated Cartoons In the Making: Filming the Successive Drawings." showing a man doing just that. An inside page is entirely devoted to: "Animated Cartoons in the Making--How 16,000 Drawings are Prepared & Photographed in Producing 1000 Feet of Motion Picture Fil... See More
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
LOS ANGELES TIMES--EXTRA, California, August 6, 1962
* Death of Marilyn Monroe (1st report)
* Actress, singer, model and sex symbol
* Best title to be had ? rare as such
See the photo for the terrific front page report, with the two line banner headline: "MARILYN MONROE DIES; BLAME PILLS" and also: "First Details of Actress' Death in Brentwood". The front page... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 8, 1959
* The last Walt Disney animated feature film adaptation of a Fairy Tale for 30 years
* Grammy for 'Best Soundtrack" - Oscar for "Best Scoring of a Musical Picture"
* Pre-Premier showing (in New York) advertisement
Page 9X has a large (7"x14"), pre-premier advertisement for the New York showing of "WALT DISNEY
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 24, 1939
* Walt Disney receives a truly special award
* The 11th annual Academy Awards
In February, 1939, Walt Disney received a special award for pioneering work in a new field for "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," in which he was presented with one large Oscar, and sever statuettes - a truly one-of-a-kind award which has never been repeated. P... See More
MOTION PICTURE DAILY, February 24, 1939
* Walt Disney receives a truly special award
* The 11th annual Academy Awards
In February, 1939, Walt Disney received a special award for pioneering work in a new field for "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," in which he was presented with one large Oscar, and sever statuettes - a truly one-of-a-kind award which has never been repeated. To ... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 14, 1918
* Prime Minister Lloyd George declares 'No Vengeance' against Germany
* WWI related cartoon on the front page
Page one has the full-banner, 3-line heading: "Lloyd George Declares for Just Peace; Wilson to Aid If Germans Keep Order; Bolshevism Spreads to Neutral States," with multiple related subheads. See images for details.
Other news ... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 9, 1918
* Terms are given to end WWI
* WWI related cartoon on the front page
Page one has the full-banner, 3-line heading: "Kaiser and Reichstag Get Foch's Terms; Republic in Bavaria as Revolt Spreads; Wilhelm refuses to Quit His Throne," with multiple related subheads. Includes a great front-page cartoon related to the war. See images for details.
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NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 25, 1918
* North Germany forms new Republic
* Great Post WWI coverage
Page one has the 6-column, 3-line heading: "North Germany Forms New Republic; 28 More U-Boats Are Surrendered; Americans Enter Rhenish Prussia," with multiple related subheads. See images for details.
Other news of the day along with period advertising is found throughout.
Note: Alth... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 22, 1918
* German War Ships Surrender
* WWI related cartoon on the front page
Page one has the 5-column, 3-line heading: "90 German Warships Surrender; One Strikes Mine and Goes Down; 'Wilson Peace' Assailed in Senate," with multiple related subheads. The front page also has a large WWI related cartoon. See images for details.
Other news of the ... See More
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUINE, Nov. 8, 1939
* Ham and Eggs movement
* Pension scheme losses
The front page has a nice banner headline: "BEAT 'HAM AND EGGS" PENSION" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. The "ham and eggs" movement in 1938 was a misguided attempt to provide elderly Californians with a weekly pension (see hyperlink for more).
Complete with all 42 ... See More
CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, May 17, 1931
* Twenty Grand wins Kentucky Derby
* American Thoroughbred racehorse
* Great headline for display (rare)
The front page has a very nice banner headline: "20-GRAND WINS RECORD DERBY" with subheads. Nice for display. More on the front page of the sport's section and a full page pictorial on page 3 of this section.
Complete 1st and sport'... See More
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Final Morning Edition, December 23, 1939
* Several Disney Characters wish everyone a Merry Christmas...
* Donald, Mickey, Mini, Goofy, and several Dwarfs
* Signed work by Walt Disney - approx. 12 by 15 1/2 inches
The back page has an absolutely wonderful, large, color print showing work from Walt's hand which depicts Donald, Mickey, Mini, Goofy, and several Dwa... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, June 26, 1955
* First animated feature filmed in widescreen CinemaScope
* Disney's "The Lady and the Tramp"
* Premier weekend showing
Page B-13 has a nice advertisement for the premier weekend showing of Disney's, "The Lady and the Tramp," which was the first animated feature filmed in widescreen CinemaScope. Ads for Cole Porter's &qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 15, 1900 See the photo for the great two-color cover portrait of "Mark Twain" as drawn by William Nicholson. The inside cover shows a photo of: "The Aldine Club Dinner to Mark Twain" and the doublepage centerfold is a great illustration captioned: "A Surprise Party to Mark Twain by his Characters" from his many books.
A... See More
THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York May 17, 1879 The front page is filled with comic illustrations captioned: "Trials Of Professional Men" in 8 scenes. Three prints inside including: "The Zulu War" and the back page has a terrific half page print: "The Alps-Mackie Mines, Cleveland Gold Company, Central City, Colorado" which also shows the various mine shafts beneath the... See More
THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, Hawaii, Dec. 8, 1941
* Attack on Pearl Harbor
* U.S. to enter World War II
* Imperial Japanese Navy
* Great headline for display !
Fully one-third of the newspaper, above the masthead, is taken up with a dramatic three line banner headline: "SABOTEURS LAND HERE ! Britain, Australia Declare War ! " with various related subheads as well includi... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 1929.
* Dr. Julian B. Hubbell death (1st report)
* 1st American Red Cross Chief Field Agent
Page 27 has one column headings: "DR. HUBBELL DEAD; RED CROSS PIONEER" "Was Charter Member of Society and Former General Field Secretary" "Clara Barton's Associate" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Co... See More
* Huge print of Newport, Rhode Island
* Much on the history of Newport
Offered is a huge foldout (actually the Supplement of the Harper's Weekly for this date) with a terrific view of "Newport, Rhode Island," showing how the skyline looked in 1873, and which includes many sail boats & shi
THE RALEIGH TIMES, May 14, 1948
* Israeli Declaration of Independence
* Early, same day 1st report
The front page has a dramatic, historic, banner headline proclaiming: "JEWISH STATE IS PROCLAIMED," with the related and sensational subheading: "First Hebrew Nation In 2,000 Years." The coverage continues on an inside page. This is an extremely historic & desirab... See More
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Taunton, Mass., March 12, 1930
* Mahatma Gandhi
* Fight for India independence - new Satyagraha against tax on salt
* Famous salt march to Dandi begins (1st report)
The front page has has a 3-line, 2-column heading: "GANDHI BEGINS MARCH TODAY TO JALALPUR," with subhead: "20,000 See Indian Nationalist Leader and His 79 Disciples Start Out From Ahmadabad... See More
MIRROR NEWS EXTRA, Los Angeles, November 6, 1956
* The Second Arab-Israeli War (Suez Crisis) Cease-Fire..
* "Day of" truce announcement
The front page has the bold, two-line banner heading: "SUEZ CEASE-FIRE CALLED BY BRITISH," with subhead, "Truce Slated Tonight Unless Egypt Attacks." Also found on the front page and within are articles related to the U.S. Pres... See More