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April 7, 1906
HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 7, 1906, from... See More
Front page illustration "Pardners" by Frank Wing; "The Crime Against Niagara" by Orrin E. Dunlap; photos of "Niagara and the Power Companies"; "The Missionary and the African Savage" by H. W.&n New York.
April 21, 1903
ALLEGHENY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, April 21, 1903
* Outlaw James McKinney killed
* Bakersfield, California
This 8 page newspaper has one column headline on the front page that include: "BOLD OUTLAW KILLED", "End of a Man Guilty of Many Murders", "Two Accomplices Surrender". See photos for 1st report overage on California outlaw James McKinney at ... See More
November 22, 1902
SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN, New Mexico, November 22, 1902
* Davenport, Iowa train holdup
* Rock Island Railroad
* Rare pre-statehood New Mexico newspaper...
This uncommon 4 page newspaper contains news of the day with some interesting advertisements 10 years before statehood.
The front page has one column headings: "ROCK ISLAND TRAIN HELD UP", "Was Stopped Just ... See More
July 15, 1902
WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER, New York, July 15, 1902
* Marshall Pass, Colorado train robbery
* Narrow Gauge Railroad
* Wild Bunch ?
This 4 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "MASKED MEN ROB TRAIN", "At Chester, Colo., 250 Miles West of Denver", "Blew Open Two Express Safes" and more. See photos for 1st report cover... See More
July 11, 1902
WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER, New York, July 11, 1902
* Outlaw and desperado Harry Tracy
This 4 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "TRACY AT KENT, WASH.", "Secured a New Revolver and Provisions and Ammunition" and more. See photos for text on the hunt for outlaw, Harry Tracy, after one of his infamous escapes.
Other news and advertisements of ... See More
July 9, 1902
ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, New York, July 9, 1902
* Harry Tracy
* Old West outlaw
The front page has one column headings: "TRACY AGAIN ESCAPES" "Surrounded by Deputy Sheriffs He Gives Them the Slip" "At Farm House Near Seattle" and more. See images for text here.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, otherwise good con... See More
July 8, 1902
ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, New York, July 8, 1902
* Harry Tracy
* Old West outlaw
Page 2 has one column headings: "TRACY ESCAPES AGAIN", "Afloat In a Rowboat With a Farmhand", "Sheriff Followed In A Tug" and more. See images for text here.
Other news and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, a little spin... See More
October 22, 1901
WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER, New York, October 22, 1901
* Waco Texas street duel
* Gunfight - revolver
This 4 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page that include: "STREET DUEL IN TEXAS", "Bad Feeling Between Families Ends In Two Deaths", "Father And Son the Victims" and more. See photos for 1st report coverage on Southwestern street duel in Wac... See More
November 17, 1900
THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, November 17, 1900
* Limon, Colorado
* Negro lynching
Page 6 has one column headings that include: " BURNED AT THE STAKE" "Negro's Terrible Expiation of Dastardly Crime" and more. (see) First report coverage on the burning of 16 year old Negro, John Porter, for the rape and murder of a 12 year of white girl at Limon, Colorado.
Eight... See More
December 30, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1899
Front full pg. illus. of "Major-General Henry W. Lawton, U.S.V." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Lord Roberts of Kandahar" and "Major-General Lord Kitchener." Full pg. of illus. of "The New Court House, Baltimore, Mariland." Full pg. of illus. of "Pretoria - Pictures of Recent Events in the Boer C... See More
September 30, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 30, 1899
The frontpage has three photos of "The Three Admirals of the United States Navy" which includes Farragut, Dewey & Porter. Dblpg: 'Battle of Manila, as seen from the Bow of the 'Olympia' '. Article: 'Notes on the Food Value of Cocoa & Chocolate'. Great fullpg. illus. ad for the 'Locomobile' for $6... See More
July 15, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 15, 1899
Front full pg. illus. of "The Navy." Inside is a pg. of illus. pertaining to "Liquid Air on Tap." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Submarine Automobile 'New Argonaut'." 1/4 pg. with a portrait of "Robert Bonner" and "The Christian Endeavor Convention at Detroit." 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Korea - The O... See More
March 29, 1899
THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, March 29, 1899 Page 2 has a report: "Telegraphing Without Wires" which reports one of Marconi's early, successful experiments in radio transmission with a message sent across the English Channel (see). Pg. 2 also has; "OUTLAW'S CONFESSION" "May Save Two Innocents Serving Life Sentences For Murder" "An Organi... See More
March 25, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1899
Front full pg. illus. of "The Military Tournament, New York City - Exhibition Drill of Troop 'H,' 3D United States Cavalry." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "United States Troops at Gibraltar - Officers of the 3D U.S. Infantry and their Families from the Transport 'Sherman,' on their Way to the Phillippines, Inspecting D... See More
August 26, 1896
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 26, 1896
* Bill Doolin shot dead
* Wild Bunch gang founder
* Lawson OK Oklahoma
The front page has small one column headlines that read: "Bill Doolin's Last Pistol Fight" and "Deputies Waylaid the Outlaw as He Left His Wife and Baby". See photo for brief text on the shooting death of Wild Bunch gang founder, Bill Doolin.
Other news of t... See More
February 27, 1896
DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, February 27, 1896
* Wichita Falls, Texas
* Bank robbery & lynching
The top of page 3 has an article headed: "BANK ROBBERS LYNCHED" with subheads. (see)
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.
Wichita County Historical Commission notes... See More
August 27, 1895
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, August 27, 1895
* Yreka, California lynchings (4)
* Siskiyou County Lynch mob
The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "LYNCHED FOUR MURDERERS" with subheads. (see)
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.
wikipedia notes: There have been two documented ly... See More
August 27, 1895
SEMI-WEEKLY GAZETTE AND BULLETIN, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, August 27, 1895
* Yreka CA California lynchings (4)
* Lynch mob
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "FOUR MURDERERS HANGED BY A MOB", "Californians Indulge In A Lynching Bee", "Strung Up Without Having Time To Pray" and more. Coverage on the lynchings in Yre... See More
May 21, 1895
ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, May 21, 1895
* Ellaville, Florida - ghost town
* Negroes lynchings
This 4 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "NEGROES FLAYED ALIVE", "Atrocious Crime Punished In a Fearful Manner", "Fiends Tortured And Burned" and more. 1st report coverage on the lynchings of three Negro... See More
April 5, 1895
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 5, 1895
* Bill Doolin Gang - Wild Bunch
* William 'Tulsa Jack' Blake
* Rock Island Railroad robbery
The front page has an article titled: "A Rock Island Train Held Up" "Five Masked Men Rob The Passengers And Shoot the Express Messenger". The article provides much detail on the robbery by "Tulsa Jack" and four others, all m... See More
October 24, 1894
THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24, 1894
* Bill Cook Gang
The top of page 2 has column heads: "MANY OUTLAWS LOOSE" "The Cook Gang Doing Wholesale Robbery in the West" "Aquia Creek Booty Recovered" plus various subheads (see). The text takes over a full column. The great article begins: "The latest performance in the grand carnival of crime whi... See More
June 9, 1894
THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 9, 1894
* The Dalton Gang original report
* Outlaw Bill Dalton killed
Page 2 has an article: "Bill Dalton Dead" "The Noted Outlaw Cornered & Shot Through the Heart". The dateline is from Ardmore, I.T. (Indian Territory, or what is now Oklahoma). The report begins: "Bill Dalton, the noted outlaw & leader of ... See More
February 17, 1894
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 17, 1894 The front page of the issue has "The Boynton Bicycle Elevated Railroad" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Fulton's Torpedo"; "The New Criminal Court Building, New York"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Complete in sixteen pages, unbound, in nice condition.
January 13, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY January 13, 1894. Front full pg. illus. of "Tammany's Tax on Crime." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Views in the Bay of Rio De Janeiro" and "The Rebel Fleet at Rio." Two full pg. illus. of "Cities of the Sound" and "Among the Unemployed of Chicago." Two 1/6 pg. portraits of "The Rev. Charles H. Parkhurst" and &... See More
November 8, 1893
ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, Nov. 8, 1893
* Outlaw Bill Doolin
* Wild Bunch gang
The top of the first column has: "Bandits Corralled" "Arkansas Train Robbers At Bay In The Mountains" with further subheads. The report notes in part: "...report from Batesville, Ark...This little mountain town has been in the midst of most intense excitement al... See More
November 6, 1893
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Nov. 6, 1893 The top of the front page has nice column heads on the Olyphant Train Robbery, the work of the Dalton Gang. "TRAIN ROBBERS SURROUNDED" "Iron Mountain Bandits Being Hotly Pursued in Arkansas" "Bloodhounds Close On The Outlaws" "Several Skirmishes Engaged In Between the Officers &the Gang...". See the hyper... See More
October 4, 1893
PUCK, New York, Oct. 4, 1893
* Color political prints
Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are very desired for their displayability. This issue has as its politic... See More
December 24, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, Dec. 24, 1892 Full ftpg. hunting print by A.B. Frost: 'Missed 'em Agin, by Ginger!' Fullpg. of photos on the Gould family. Very nice & displayable dblpgctrfld. by F. Remington: 'Roasting Christmas Beef in a Cavalry Camp'. Nice fullpg: 'A Deer Hunt in Louisiana'
December 3, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY December 3, 1892. Front full pg. illus. of "The Bumboat Woman - Souvenirs for the Folks at Home." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Scenes at the Yale-Princeton Football match on Thanksgiving Day." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Colonel's Favorite." (Horse) 2/3 pg. of illus. pertaining to "Scenes at the Harvard-Yale Football Match." 1/2 pg. ill... See More
October 23, 1892
CLEVELAND WORLD, Cleveland, Ohio, October 23, 1892
* Oliver Curtis Perry
* Eastern train robber
* Prison escape
The front page has one column headlines: "PERRY HAS ESCAPED" "The Noted Train Robber and Desperado Gets Out of Auburn" "His Threat Made Good" and more with illustration. See images for text.
Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light brownin... See More
October 11, 1892
LOS ANGELES HERALD, Oct. 11, 1892 The top of the front page has: "TENNYSON'S OBSEQUIES" "American to Be Represented at His Funeral" and more concerning the funeral of famed poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Also at the top of the page: "Crime In Wyoming" "Two Bad Men Lynched in a Horrible Manner".
Eight pages, not pulpish nor fragile, nice condition.... See More
October 8, 1892
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 8, 1892
* End of the Dalton Gang
* Coffeyville Kansas raid
The front page has a nice report concerning the infamous attempted bank robbery by the Dalton gang at Coffeyville, Kansas, with: "The Outlaw's Hours Numbered" "Only A Question of Time with Emmett Dalton--Excitement Still Reigns at Coffeyville". The report includes a statement from... See More
September 15, 1892
THE HELENA INDEPENDENT, Montana, Sept. 15, 1892
* Dalton Gang captured
On the front page is report with a small one line, one column head: "Dalton Gang Captured". The report, datelined "Kansas City, Sept. 14", reads: "A Times special from Paris, Tex., says a telegram from Deming, N.M., states that four of the members of the notorious Dalton gang were captured there l... See More
June 3, 1892
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 3, 1892
* Red Rock, Oklahoma
* The Dalton Gang
* Train robbery
The front page has an item headed: "An Express Train Held Up",
"Two Hundred Shots Exchanged Between The Robbers And The Express Messengers"
See images for text. 1st report coverage on the Red Rock train robbery in Oklahoma. Rare mention of the Dalton Gang in... See More
June 3, 1892
NEW YORK HERALD, June 3, 1892
* Red Rock, Oklahoma
* The Dalton Gang
* Train robbery
The top of page 5 has one of the nicer stack of headlines on the infamous Dalton Gang train robbery we have see, including; "MASKED TRAIN ROBBERS TAKE EVERYTHING IN SIGHT" "Bandits, Who Are Supposed To Be the Notorious Daltons, Break Open Two Safes on a Santa Fe Express" "Des... See More
May 7, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, May 7, 1892 Front page: 'Pres. Harrison Laying the Cornerstone for the Grant Monument' plus another full page on this inside. Much on 'Constantinople'. Full page with 4 illus. by Remington: 'El Cinco de Mayo, City ofSšÏ´ico'
April 27, 1892
SAGINAW WEEKLY NEWS, Michigan, April 27, 1892
* Uncommon title
* Dalton Gang ?
This issues contains news of the day with some advertisements. Page 2 has a report from Wallace, Kansas on a train robbery attempt by a gang of outlaws. No mention of the culprits but this was the heyday of the Dalton Gang in Kansas. Was it them ?
Complete in 4 pages, a little creasing at the folds, nice conditi... See More
February 6, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY February 6, 1892. Front full pg. illus. of "The Old Guard Ball." Inside is a full pg. of illus. pertaining to "From the Annual Exhibition of the American Water Color Society." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Chilian Question - War or Peace." Full pg. illus. of "Sketches of World's Fair Buildings." Four small portraits of "The Honorable Se... See More
January 23, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY January 23, 1892. Front full page illus. of "In a Public Dispensary - Treating Patients of La Grippe." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late Duke of Clarence and Avondale" and "The Late Cardinal Giovanni Simeoni." Double page centerfold of "Battledoor and Shuttlecock at Tuxedo." Several pages of portraits pertaining to "The M... See More
January 16, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, Jan. 16, 1892 Great full front page showing a train robbery, captioned: 'The Modern Dick Turpin' is a very displayable print. Full page shows 10: 'Beacons Along the South Coast'. Full page with 4 Remington prints on 'The 6th U.S. Cavalry Camp at Rapid Creek'. Nice Remington double page centerfold: 'A Good Day's Hunting in the Adirondacks'. F... See More
December 1, 1891
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, December 1, 1891
* Marion Hedgepeth (Handsome Bandit)
* Glendale, Missouri train robbery (1st report)
* Serial killer H.H. Holmes connection
The front page has one column headings that include: "IN JESSE JAMES TERRITORY", "Train Robbers Invade Missouri and Boldly Hold Up an Express", "Just Ten Miles Out Of St. Lo... See More
September 12, 1891
Harper's WEEKLY, September 12, 1891 Full page with 6 scenes: 'A Visit to Coney Island'. Full page: 'Grand Central Depot, Chicago' has 4 scenes. Full page: 'Popular Concert in Tompkins Square, New York'. A. B. Frost: 'How to Shoot a Grizzly'
Complete in sixteen pages.
January 1, 1891
THE DAILY BOOMERANG, Laramie, Wyoming, 1891 A fascinating newspaper from this much romanticized Old West town. As for the unusual title? It was named for the editor's mule. This issue was printed just one year after statehood.
Laramie was founded in the mid-1860's as a tent city near the Overland Stage Line route and the Union Pacific portion of the first transcontinental railroad... See More
Item #180010THE DAILY BOOMERANG, Laramie, Wyoming, 1891 (nice condition) A collection of nine issues of this fascinating newspaper from the Old West. As for the unusual title? It was named for the editor's mule. These issues were printed just one year after statehood.
Laramie was founded in the mid-1860's as a tent city near the Overland Stage Line route and the Union Pacific portion of the f... See More
November 8, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Nov. 8, 1890 Fullpg. with 4 views of: 'The Manhattan Athletic Club Quarters' includes 'The Billiard Room'. Nice fullpg: 'Around the National Capitol'. Fullpg: 'The 'Mafia' in New Orleans'.
October 22, 1890
DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Oct. 22, 1890
* Rare Utah pre-statehood title
Among the front page item: "Daring Robbery--The Watchman Gagged & Bound, and $2000 Secured" in Wellsville, Wisconsin. Also: "The Pinkertons--Are Engaged to Manage the Investigation of Hennessy's Assassins...". Page 2 includes: "Facts & Fiction About &... See More
October 18, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, October 18, 1890
Nice double page centerfold: 'The City of Los Angeles, California' shows 11 scenes. Terrific half page print: 'A Rush to Death' shows an Indian, in full warfare regalia, charging through the fire of soldiers (see the inset). Nice full page shows 6 scenes of 'The Newly Completed Mussel Shoals Canal'
August 2, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Aug. 2, 1890 Full ftpg: 'A Summer Evening on the Battery'. Nice fullpg: 'Interior of the Church at Acoma, New Mexico, During the Harvest Feast'. Dblpgctrfld: 'Visiting in a Steam Launch--Among the Yachts at New London'. Fullpg: 'Recent Architecture in New Jersey' shows scene in Newark, Short Hills & Montclair.
March 29, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 29, 1890 Full ftpg: 'Prince Bismarck'. Fullpg: 'Sat. Night Market on 9th Ave., N.Y.' Halfpg. print by Remington, done for a serialized story: 'The Aztec Treasure-House'. Dblpgctrfld: 'Clearing the Way' shows soldiers in horseback. Other prints as well.
March 1, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 1, 1890 Nice full ftpg: 'Making a Landing By Search Light on the Mississppi' Halfpg. Remington print for a story: 'The Aztec Treasure House' fullpg. of six scenes: 'Native Life of New Guinea' nice fullpg: 'Great Meeting of Amateur Athletes Under the Auspices of the Boston Athletic Club'
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