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HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1910
This issue a full color, cover page. The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Man-Gull."
This issue has illustrations of "We Offer a Few Suggestions" by Kemble and there are photos of "The Military Tournaments in the South and West." The double page illustration is of "Going into Action" by S. H. Rie... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1910
This issue features a color cover. (see photos for details).The front page of this issue features a photo of Walter Wellman entitled "WELLMAN AND HIS AIR-SHIP", who attempted to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a airship.
A fullpage political cartoon by E.W. Kemble - "The Big Wind: 'I thought, Bill the you were with me"' ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1911
The front page of this issue is a photo of "A Beautifier of Cities."
This issue has an illustration of " 'They Say That the People Want This Here Reprosissity Bill Passed Even if We Are Agin It.' "Hain't They Selfish' " by Kemble. There is and article with photos of "Jowett of Carr's Lane" by... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1911
The front page of this issue is a photo of "Our Representative at the Coronation."
This issue has an illustration of "Dame Columbia: "Gracious Me, How that Boy Does Grow!"' by Kemble. There is a photo spread of "Twenty Thousand U. S. Troops for Police Duty" and a full page illustration of "The Doorway t... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, April 8, 1911
There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is an illustration of "Revenge is Sweet" by Kemble.
This issue has a photo of "New York's Democratic Senator" and an illustration of "Champ Clark and His Friends." There is a photo of "The Burning of New York's State C... See More
There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is a photo of "Consecrating New York's Great New Cathedral."
This issue has an illustration of "The Insurgent Senator" by Kemble and a full page illustration of "The Seventh Regiment Marching Down Broadway en route for Washington on April 19, 1861--from a wood-cut in "Harper's We... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 13, 1912
The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Colonel in Action."
This issue has an article of "Quarreling at the coal-bin" by Edward Hungerford and an article of "San Francisco at Home - 1915" by Hamilton Wright. The double page illustration is of "'The Fishing Season'" by Kemble. There is ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1912
The front page of this issue is an illustration of "'Let the Republican Party Come to Order!'--Elihu Root" by C. J. Budd.
This issue has an illustration called "After the Circus" by Kemble. The double page is an illustration of a map of the United States and is called "The Democratic Line-up at Baltimore" and ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 5, 1912
This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "An Immortal Visits Us."
In this issue there is a full page illustration of "The Harvester Moon" by Kemble. There is a story called "Alice in Blunderland--The Plain People Through the Looking-Glass, by Two of Them" and an ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, May 9, 1914 In this issue there are several illustrations including "A Mosaic of the Circus" by Frank Walts; "Chinese Lyrics" by Pai Ta-Shun; the double page centerfold illustration which is titled "Putting the Old Sleigh Up in the Hay Loft" by Everett Shinn and "Pen and Inklings--The Domestic Cabaret" by Oliver Herf... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, June 19, 1915
This issue has a color cover page before the title page which has an illustration titled "Salvation Circus" by Chamberlain. On the back of the cover page there are several photos from the war.
In this issue, there are several articles including "Salvation Circus" by George Creel; "Ireland and the War" by N... See More
THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, June 24, 1918 This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "CIRCUS DISASTER COST 85 LIVES", "Sixty-Two Bodies Taken from Wreck With Only 24 of Them Recognizable" and more. See photos for text on the Hammond circus train wreck.
Other news, sports and advertisments of the day. Light bro... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 17, 1920
* Duluth, Minnesota lynchings (1st report)
* 3 negro circus workers hanged
* Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson
Page 2 has a one column heading: "Troops on Guard In Duluth After Three Lynchings" with subhead. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light browning, minor spine wear, ge... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, August 26, 1926.
* Famous movie actor, Rudolph Valentino death
* Latin Lover
* "The Sheik"
This 14 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "Public's 'Three-Ring-Circus' At Bier of Valentino Ended" and more (see photos).
Light browning, otherwise good.
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THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1928
* "The Circus" silent movie ad... Charlie Chaplin
This 100+ page Sunday issue has a 4 x 4 inch advertisement for the movie "The Circus" starring Charlie Chaplin. This movie has been the main focus in the recent mystery involving a woman who appears to be talking on a cell phone dubbed: "Time Traveler" The release date of this ... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, September 10, 1929
* John Ringling expands his empire
* Ringling Brothers Circus
* Buys "American Circus Corporation"
The front page has one column headings: "RINGLING BUYS OUT FIVE CIRCUS RIVALS" "Man Who Started as a Clown Now Controls the Entire Big Top Industry" and more. (see) Nice to have on the front page of this famous NYC title.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1930
* Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
* Acrobat Hans Jahn falls to his death
Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Circus Acrobat Killed at Bronx Performance In Forty-Foot Fall in Pole-Balancing Act" (see)
Complete 1st section only with 28 pages, nice condition.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1930
* Fayetteville Tn Tennessee
* Air show stunt disaster
* Airplane circus
This 44 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "7 KILLED AS PLANE DIVES INTO CROWD"; "Pilot Arrested and Hidden as Tennesseans Threaten Him--Several of injured May Die"; "Other Crashes Fatal To 7" and more.
This tells ... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, February 16, 1931
* Lillian Leitzel accident - death
* Acrobatic circus star (1st report)
This 24 page newspaper has a one column headline near the bottom of the front page: "Lillian Leitzel, Circus Star, Dies After Fall"
with subhead: "Little Trapeze Artist Succumbs to Injuries Received in Danish Capital".
Other news of the d... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 16, 1931
* Lillian Leitzel accident - death (1st report)
* Acrobat & strongwoman circus star
* Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey
* Trapeze artist fall
Page 11 has a one column heading: "CIRCUS FALL FATAL TO LILLIAN LEITZEL" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Lillian Leitzel, circus star. Always nice to have... See More
MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, July 25, 1931 This 12 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "BARNES, PIONEER OF CIRCUS, DEAD", "End Comes For Master Showman at Indio, Cal.; Under Big Top Since Youth"
Nice to have this report on the front page.
Other news of the day. Light browning with little margin wear and chipping, irregular at th... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1932
* Albert Johnson (criminal) shot & killed
* The Mad trapper of Rat River shootout
* Royal Canadian Mounted Police pursuit
Page 3 has a one column heading: "MAD TRAPPER SLAIN AFTER 7-WEEK HUNT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the shootout and death of Albert Johnson (criminal).
Other news, sports and advertisements of the da... See More
THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, October 17, 1932
* Denver M. Wright
* Commerce MO Missouri
* African circus "lion hunt"
This 18 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "2 Surprised Lions Freed for Hunt" with subheads that include: "CIRCUS CATS STALKED BY TENDERFOOT" and more (see photos). This tells of Denver M. Wright's "Lio... See More
LIBERTY magazine, New York, July 1, 1933 This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing a circus theme, with a lady tiger-tamer with the tiger standing on a ball (see photo). The back page has a nice color ad for Lucky Strike cigarettes. Very nice condition, and measuring about 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches.
THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, August 4, 1942
* Cleveland OH Ohio circus fire
* Ringling Brothers
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "50 Animals Burned As Fire Sweeps Circus Tent" and "Disastrous Blaze Sweeps Menagerie At Ringling Bros. Cleveland Show"
This tells of the fire disaster of the Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus a... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 8, 1944
* Hartford circus fire
The front page has two column headings: "Probe Into Responsibility For Circus Fire Disaster" and "Claim Evidence Shows Inadequate Fire Fighting Equipment, Poorly Manned". This is coverage on the Hartford circus fire disaster.
Other news and advertisements of the day with much on World War II sh... See More
THIS WEEK MAGAZINE section of The Times Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 12, 1953 The front page of this issue is "Circus Clowns" They Belong to the Greatest Club on Earth" with an accompanying article and more photos inside. Also inside are a variety of articles and advertisements.
This is complete in 40 pages, measuring approximately 14 x 11 inches, and is in nice ... See More
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Russell, Kansas, October 27, 1954
* Marilyn Monroe
* Joe DiMaggio
This 8 page newspaper has a two column headline near the bottom of the front page: "Free Marilyn Says Joe Treated Her 'Coldly'" which tells of the divorce between Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. See photos for complete text.
Other news and advertisements of the day thro... See More
THE AMERICAN WEEKLY (The Detroit News), Detroit, Michigan, April 9, 1951 The front colored cover features a photo of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus clown, Lou Jacobs. Inside are articles: "Rich Rebel" which is about actor Burt Lancaster; and other articles and advertisements.
This is complete in 16 pages measuring approximately 12.5 x 11 inches and is in very nice... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 31, 1962
* The Flying Wallendas
* Daredevil stunt highwire performers
* Circus act disaster
This 20 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "2 Aerial Artists Die in Fall" with caption: "Human Pyramid Topples"
Tells of the Flying Wallendas highwire circus act disaster... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 31, 1962
* The Flying Wallendas
* Daredevil stunt highwire performers
* Circus act disaster (1st report)
This 32 page newspaper has a small one column heading on the front page: "One Dead, 3 Hurt As Famed Circus Aerialists Fall". See photo for brief text. The family were performing their human pyramid on the hi... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, April 19, 1963
* Rietta Wallenda death
* The Flying Wallendas
* Circus performance disaster
This 40+ page newspaper has a nice seven column headline on the front page: "Another Wallenda Falls To Death in Circus Act" with subheads and small photo. This tells of the death of Rietta Wallenda, when she fell while performing on a sway pole in... See More
LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 14, 1994
* Murder of Nicole Brown Simpson & Ron Goldman
* Football great O. J. Simpson a suspect ?
* First report from the city where it happened
The significance of this issue is the relatively inconspicuous report on the front page with just a one column heading: "O.J. Simpson's Ex-Wife, Man Found Slain", in a newspaper from the city where... See More