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THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Jan. 26, 1802 Starting on page 2 and carrying over to page 3 is: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number IV" signed in type by: Lucius Crassus, the pen name of Alexander Hamilton.
A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801,” ... See More
* Early railroad
A report inside begins: "A New Locomotive Engine, constructed by Mr. R. L. Stevens, was lately placed on the Camden and Amboy railroad, and works beautifully." Some details about the speed, plus mention that: "The capacity to generate steam has, also, been much improved...and it is ho
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, March 24, 1821
* President James Monroe
* Missouri statehood
"Laws of the U. States" on an inside page has a "Resolution, Providing for the Admission of Missouri into the Union on a Certain Condition" beginning: "Resolved...That Missouri shall be admitted into the union on an equal footing with the original stat... See More
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 10, 1838. Page three of this issue has: "Catlin's Indian Gallery", which tells of the desire to bring this rare collection of Indian artifacts back to America (see note below). This is a nice period report on this famous artist of the American Indian!
Other news of the day from across the country and from throughout the wor... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, September 5, 1829. Featured in this issue are reports on the slave trade and American Indians. Additional articles include reports on President Jackson, the Secretary of the Navy, Lafayette, and more.
Octavo-size, 16 pages, in nice condition.
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, December 28, 1833. Featured in this issue is report on the Pennsylvania and New York canals. Additional articles include reports on an anti-slavery convention, banking, the Department of Navy, and more.
Sixteen pages, octavo-size, in nice condition.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1, 1975
* Catfish Hunter signs
* New York Yankees
The front page has a three column photo with heading: "Yankees Sign Catfish Hunter In Record $3.75-Million Deal"
1st report coverage on the New York Yankees signing pitching star, Catfish Hunter, making him the highest paid pitcher at the time. Great to have in this famous NYC title and on the front p... See More
DAILY NEWS, New York, December 27, 1972 Full front page banner headline that reads "TRUMAN DIES", with a picture of his daughter Margaret and his wife Bess. This issue also includes the following front page coverage: "And The Nation Mourns", "Bombing Resumes; Hanoi Evacuated", and much more inside! This is the complete issue and is in very good... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, December 24, 1825. Featured in this issue is a report regarding a contest between a few planters on the capability of their slaves picking cotton. Other news of the day with reports from multiple states along with news from both South America and Africa are present.
16 pages, octavo-size, minor foxing, but otherwise in nice condition. See images fo... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 5, 1825
Perhaps the most notable event reported within this issue is found under the heading, "FROM BUFFALO", which tells of the first vessel ("The Seneca Chief") to traverse the Erie Canal. Although brief, the event was quite historic. Other news found within includes an early American execution, cannibalism, a m... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, July 4, 1829. Featured in this issue is an article on the discovery of gold in the State of North Carolina. Another article is a report on rafts and arks traveling on the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania - "Bradford Settler".
Octavo-size, 16 pages, in nice condition.
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, March 28, 1829 Featured in this issue is a report on the government overthrow in Brazil, with details from Buenos Ayres.
Additional articles are in regards to ice flooding on the Susquehanna River, a letter signed by John Quincy Adams (signed in block type), and a lengthy speech by Henry Clay regarding Panama.
Octavo size, 16 pages, ne... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, June 13, 1829. Featured in this issue is an article on the employment of women. Another interesting article is, "INDIAN AFFAIRS", which is in regards to The Creeks and Cherokees. Other news of the day from throughout the United States is found throughout.
Octavo size, 16 pages, overall nice condition.
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, June 6, 1829. Among the many articles is the front page, "Smuggling" - which is in regards to tobacco potentially being smuggled to England, and an inside article on early piracy off of Florida. News of the day is found throughout.
Octavo-size, 16 pages, in overall nice condition.
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 2, 1829. The front page contains letters from John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Andrew Jackson, each signed in block type. Articles within are in regards to the cotton trade, piracy, and tobacco imports to name a few.
Octavo-size, 16 pages, in nice condition.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1930
* Space (Moon) travel for humans?
* John Quincy Stewart
This 100+ page newspaper has three column headlines on page 2XX (inside): "A FLIGHT TO THE MOON IN ROCKET-DRIVEN SHIP", "First Voyage of the Kind Which Prophecy Sets for the Year 2050 Is Now Described in Many of Its Details From Start to the Return to Earth" Coverage on Dr. J... See More
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 17, 1893
* Lizzie Borden murder trial ending
* Fall River, Massachusetts
* Woman hatchet killings
The top of page 4 has an article with coverage on the ending of the the Lizzie Borden murder case, with the top of the page heads: "Borden Evidence Is All In" "Arguments To Begin Monday" and more. Text takes up over 4 full columns.
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FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., October 3, 1932
* 1932 New York Yankees win World Series
* Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig on team
* From the losing team's hometown
The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "Yankees Win World Series; Set New Record, 12 Straight, Annexing Amazing Record" This was Ruth's last year on a World Series championship team.
Complete with all 10 pages, l... See More
THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 22, 1919
* Sinn Fein proclaims parliament of Free Ireland
* Dail Eireann - Irish republic
The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "IRISH ASSEMBLY DECLARES NEW FREE REPUBLIC" with subhead. (see)
Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins and central fold with a little wear, a few small tape mends on the front page, otherwsie good... See More
MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUE, Jan. 15, 1954
* Marilyn Monroe
* Joe DiMaggio
* Get married (1st report)
The front page has a two column heading: "DiMaggio, Marilyn Wed--Despite Fans" with nice photo (see).
Complete with all 32 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, more so along the spine, generally in good condition.... See More
THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, March 21, 1968
* Big Brother & The Holding Company (Classic Lineup)
* Janis Joplin, Sam Andrew, James Gurley, Peter Albin, & Dave Getz
* Only a few days after Jimi Hendrix's famous midnight performance at Cafe Au Go Go in Greenwich Village (see note below)
This iconic newspaper from Greenwich Village contains a 1/4 page ad for the... See More
LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980
* John Lennon death
* Beatles front man
* Best title to be had ?
Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper.
To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collect... See More
LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 19, 1983
* Sally Ride in space
* Space shuttle Challenger
* 1st U.S. Woman
The front page has a one column heading: "Ride, Shuttle Colleagues Fly to Perfect Orbit" with photo of takeoff. Article continues on page 13 with photo of Sally Ride and related illustration. First report coverage on Sally Ride becoming the first American Woman in space in the... See More
LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 24, 1982
* Twilight Zone: The Movie helicopter accident
* Actor Vic Morrow & 2 others killed
* Hollywood movie - film scene
The front page has a four column photo of the crash site. A one column heading reads: "Vic Morrow, 2 Children Die in Film Accident" First report coverage continues inside with small photo of Morrow and one of the Children. Great ... See More
SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Mass., November 4, 1895
* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett
* America's 1st serial killer on trial
* Chicago "Murder Castle" murders
Page 3 has lengthy reporting on the trial of H.H. Holmes with a one column heading: "Pietzel's Mysterious Death" with subhead. (see) Text takes up 3 1/2 columns.
Complete in 12 pages, light toning ... See More
THE COURIER-NEWS, Fargo, N.D., October 30, 1921
* Centre College's greatest football game
* Harvard University Crimson - NCAA football
* 1 of the greatest sports upsets (1st report)
* Alvin "Bo" McMillin
The sport's section (page 7) has a one column heading: "HARVARD LOSES TO CENTRE TEAM". (see) This game is considered one the greatest upsets in college footbal... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1953
* Jacqueline Cochran breaks the sound barrier
* 1st ever woman to do so - jet airplane
The top of page 32 has a one column heading: "MISS COCHRAN TOPS THE SPEED OF SOUND" with subhead and photo of Cochran. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Comp... See More
THE DAILY MAIL, Anderson, South Carolina, November 22, 1963
* Terrific issue for display
* JFK John F. Kennedy assassination
I believe this to be an "extra" edition put out very quickly to announce: "KENNEDY IS SLAIN" in huge red letters on the front page with banner subhead and two related photos. (see)
Incomplete issue containing the front and back page leafs of... See More
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 11, 1935
* Jay Berwanger wins 1st Heisman Trophy award
* University of Chicago football
* Beast title to be had ? - rare as such
The sport's section (page 27) has a one column heading: "New York Pays High Honors to Berwanger" This was the very 1st year of the Heisman making this a key report. Great to have in a Chicago publication,... See More
THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 17, 1919
* Prohibition (no beer, liquor) wins
* 18th Amendment ratification
* 3/4 of the states needed is met
The front page has a terrific banner headline: "U. S. DRY; 2 STATES OVER" with subhead. Nice for display. First report coverage on Nebraska formally ratifying the 18th amendment to the Constitution & causing Prohibition to tak... See More
THE PARSONS SUN, Kansas, June 21, 1967
* Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay guilty
* United States Army draft dodging
The top of page 18 has a one column photo of Ali with small heading: "Found Guilty" Also a one column heading: "Clay Forces Ready Appeal On Conviction" First report coverage on Muhammad Ali being convicted of draft dodging.
Complete with 20 pages, a few ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1946
* Jewish holocaust survivors
* Nazi atrocities revealed
* Post World War II
Page 11 has one column headings: "IMMIGRANTS TELL OF NAZI TORTURES" "Group Brought to Safety Here Reveals Plans for New Life After Years of Horror" Coverage on some of the survivors of the Jewish holocaust making there way into America wi... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, December 8, 1935
* China Clipper airplane flight photos
* 1st Trans-Pacific airmail commercial service
The front page of this rotogravure section has 4 related photos concerning the famous airmail flight across the Pacific. (see) Nice for display.
Other topics throughout. Eight pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally in good condit... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, November 25, 1948
* Menachem Begin photo
* "The Bernadotte Truce Plan
* Israel War of Independence
Page 7 has one column headings: "IRGUN HEAD SCORES BERNADOTTE PLAN" with subhead: "Begin Dennounces It as Child of British Intrique and Calls for Complete Rejection" and a one column photo of a young Menachem Begin.
Other news, sports and ad
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 1, 1935
* Charles "Lucky" Luciano
* re. Dutch Schultz murder
* New York City gangster - mob boss
* 1935 Helena earthquake
The front page has a one column heading: "LUCIANA IS LINKED TO 3 BRONX DEATHS; GANG LIST ISSUED" with subheads. (see) Was he responsible for the recent murder of fellow NYC gangster Dutch Schultz ?
Lucky Luciano ranks... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1937
* Flint, Michigan sit-down strike worsens
* United Automobile Workers (UAW) to Labor Union
* GM General Motors
The top of the front page has a three column headline: "24 HURT IN FLINT STRIKE RIOT; POLICE BATTLE STREET MOBS; GOVERNOR RUSHES TO SCENE" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famou... See More
DAILY NEWS, New York, New York, September 11, 1974
* Watergate Scandal
* President Richard Nixon and his Cabinet
The front page of this issue features a photograph of President Richard Nixon with headline reading: "MAY PARDON ALL IN WATERGATE". Additional subheads include: "For Weighs Move", "Primary Voting Light Despite Lively Races", and &qu... See More
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, June 10, 1942
* Battle Of Midway - Carriers
* United States Navy vs. Imperial Japanese Navy
* The sea battle that changed the course of WWII
The front page has a nice banner headline: "JAPS ADMIT LOSSES AT SEA" with subheads. Coverage on the recent victory at the Battle of Midway.
Complete with all 48 pages, light toning at the margins, small library sta... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1933
* President Calvin Coolidge death - burial
The top of the front page has a four column headline: "COOLIDGE BURIED WITH HIS ANCESTORS ON RAIN-DRENCHED VERMONT HILLSIDE; HOOVER AND NATION PAY LAST TRIBUNE" with many subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with related photos. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events i... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 10 only, December 10, 1933
* The Great Depression
* Several case examples
The front page of this section has a banner headline: "REMEMBER THESE: THE NEEDIEST OF ALL!" related illustration. Lengthy text takes up the rest of the front page and continues on page 2 with another illustration. Nice for display.
Other topics throughout. Complete section 10 o... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 17, 1936
* Larry Kelley wins Heisman Trophy
* Yale University college football
* Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio
The sport's section (page 36) has a banner headline: "Kelley Calls Football 'Big Business', but Says that It Still Belongs to Players" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Larry Kelley winning the Heisman Tro... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1929
* Roaring Twenties financial prosperity
* Pre stock market crash record highs
The top of the front page has one column headings: "STOCK PRICES SOAR TO NEW HIGH RECORDS DESPITE 15% MONEY" "Steel and General Electric Among Issues Passing Best Previous Mark" "4,593, 790-Share Turnover" and more. (see) This financial bliss would com... See More
CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 26, 1930
* Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn guilty
* Concealed weapons charge
* Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man
* Best title to be had - very rare as such
The front page has a one column heading: "M'GURN GUILTY; SECOND GUNMAN HEADED TO JAIL" with subhead. Related photo on the back page. (see) McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone durin... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1935
* Harlem race riot of 1935
* Black teenage shoplifter
The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Police Shoot Into Rioters; Kill Negro in Harlem Mob" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 15. Great to have in this famous NYC publication.
Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.
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THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., June 22, 1922
* Herrin massacre - Illinois
* Coal miners union
* Strikebreakers murdered
* Early, same day reporting
The front page has a two column heading: "TWENTY-SIX KNOWN DEAD IN HOSTILITIES BETWEEN UNION AND NON-UNION MINERS" with subheads. (see)
Complete with all 16 pages, light toning, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally in g... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 5, 1879 This issue contains prints and related images of the following: an acoustic apparatus, the Pennsylvania Mower, the Herreshoff Torpedo, the Fuller Electric Light, Dean's Hydraulic Packing Press, and more.
Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 inches, irregular at the spine, a small library stamp on the front page, otherwise good.
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 21, 1929
* New airport in the Chicago Metropolitan area
* Largest hanger in the world (to-date)
* Would soon be renamed the Curtiss-Reynolds Airport
* The nation honors Thomas Alva Edison
The front page has: "35,000 GAZE AT SKY AS CURTISS AIRPORT OPENS." The airport contained what was then the largest hangar in the world. Also present on the ... See More
MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Aug. 25,1967 The front page has: "Messenger Muhammad: A NATION IN A NATION!", which includes a photo of "The Hon. Elijah Muhammad" with a related article inside.
Other articles within: "Revolt Against Viet War Splits 'White Power' "Eye-Witness Tells of Storm-Trooper Shooting of Black Youths" "Women in Islam" and ... See More