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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, Nebraska, Nov. 23, 1924
* Notre Dame Fighting Irish (famous year)
* The Four Horsemen - Knute Rockne
* 1924 college football season win
A page 3 (of the sports section) banner headline announces: "Rockne's 'Four Horsemen' Find Northwestern Heavy Load" with subheads, reporting of the regular season win against the Northwestern Wildcats. This... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 27, 1962
* Earl Wilson throws no-hitter
* Boston Red Sox
* 1st African American in AL
* Major League Baseball - MLB
The very top of the front page has a banner headline: "Wilson Hurls No-Hitter for Boston Red Sox" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Boston Red Sox pitcher, Earl Wilson, pitching the very no-hitter for... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1930
* Notre Dame Stadium opening
* Formal dedication (1st report) - Fighting Irish
* NCAA College football - "Touchdown Jesus" fame
The front page of the sport's section (inside) has one column headings that include: "NOTRE DAME SUBDUES NAVY ELEVEN, 26 TO 2" "40,000 See Middies Crushed in Game Marking Dedication of Victors... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1950
* Rose Bowl: Ohio State Buckeyes vs. California Golden Bears
* Orange Bowl: Santa Clara vs. Kentucky Wildcats
* Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma Sooners vs. LSU Tigers
* Cotton Bowl: Rice Owls vs. North Carolina Tar Heels
The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Ohio State Field Goal in Last Two Minutes Beats Cal... See More
THE SALINA JOURNAL, Kansas, May 27, 1965
* Cassius Clay - Muhammad Ali
* Sonny Liston knocked out ?
* Heavyweight boxing title fight
The sports section (page 13) has a five column headline: "Patterson Gets Next Shot At Cassius Clay" with 3 photos, one being the famous pic of Ali standing over Liston. (see) Two other articles questioning the outcome of the fight.
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THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 14, 1933
* New York Rangers - NHL Hockey
* Wins Stanley Cup title
* Best title to be had ?
The sport's section (page 25) has a six column headline: "Crowd of 13,500 Sees Rangers Win Hockey Championship" with subheads and lineups. (see) First report coverage on the New York Rangers winning the 1932-33 Stanley Cup by defeati... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 14, 1920
* Old Yankee Stadium site found ?
* "The House that Ruth Built" nears
* Best title to be had ?
As for Yankee history, this issue has a gem report on what was to have become the site for the original Yankee Stadium. The top of page 13 has a column headed: "Terms Agreed Upon For Yankees' Park" "Building Conditions Cause Delay ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 13, 1919
* Walter Hagen wins U.S. Open golf championship
* 2nd of 11 major victories
The sport's section (page 19) has a four column headline: "HAGEN TAKES NATIONAL OPEN GOLF TITLE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Walter Hagen winning his 2nd of 11 major titles in professional golf. He ranks third behind Jack Nicklaus (18) and Tiger Woods... See More
DAILY NEWS, New York City, March 9, 1999 This is the "National Edition" with the very nice, full front page memorial to Joe DiMaggio who had just died, with a special "wrap-around" cover sheet with his photo from an earlier year with the New York Yankees. Great to have this report in a New York City newspaper.
The "wrap-around" section on DiMaggio is complete in 32-p... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1857 The front page features a 1/4 pg. illustration of "Sir E. Bulwer Lytton" with accompanying article. Inside illustration of "Rembrandt Peale". Many illustrations of "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including: "Modern Gaza," "Ruins of Askelon," "Plain of Ashdad," "Ludd (ancient Lydda),&qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 12, 1858 The front page article "A Visit to Captain Howes, of The Schoonoer 'Mobile'" also features a half-page illustration "The British Officer Boarding the 'Mobile' and a smaller illustration 'Side of the 'Mobile,' Showing the Mark of the Rifle-Ball". A text article on "Luncan's Light". "... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1861 The front page has 4 prints: "Hon. Francis W. Pickens, Governor of South Carolina" "Hon. Judge Magrath, Sec. of State of South Carolina" "Rev. Dr. Bachman Who Asked a Blessing on the Secession Ordinance" and "The Charleston Zouaves". Prints inside include: "Mr. Rarey and Cruiser (horse)"; a: &qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 16, 1861 A very nice display issue for Valentine's Day as the entire front page is a handsome print titled: "Saint Valentine's Day" showing 6 vignettes (see).
Inside pages include a fullpg: "A ten-inch Mounted as a Mortar at Ft. Sumter"; a smaller print: "The Sally Port at Sumter--Interior"; a doublepage centerfold of... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1863 The front page has prints of: "Residence of John Burns, At Gettysburg, Pennsylvania" and "John Burns, the Only Man in Gettysburg, Pa., Who Fought at the Battle".
A full page with 8 prints show: "Views of the Gettysburg Battle Field"; another full page has: "General View of Gettysburg, From the West" and &... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY February 24, 1877. Full front pg. Nast illus. of "A Jewel Among Swine." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "St. Valentine's Day in Merrie Old England." Full pg. illus. of "Skating in Central Park." Dblpgctrfld. containing several illus. pertaining to "The Water Color Exhibition, at the National Academy of Design, New York - Sketches of Some of... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 26, 1879
Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Statesman At Home'. Fullpg; 'The Metropolitan Regatta on the Hudson'. 3/4 pg: 'The Eruption of Mt. Etna--The Great Stream of Lava'. Fullpg. with 7 scenes of a military encampment at Newport. Fullpg. shows the ship: 'Jeannette Leaving San Francisco'.
Other news and advertisemen... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1884
Front page print: "Lieutenant A. W. Greely". Full page with 4 scenes: "Pelham Park, New York". Two full pages on "The Rescue of the Greely Expedition". A very nice fullpg. illus. of "The Bartholdi Statue of Liberty--Beginning the Work of Removal" of the scaffolding, showing half of it above the rooftops. 2/3 p... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 3, 1885 The front page features a fullpage illustration "Hon. Ira Davenport, Republican Candidate for Governor of New York". Inside is a fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'Holding Him Up To Ridicule'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'Summer Resorts in Virginia' includes Natural Bridge & White Sulphur. Fullpg: 'Indian Warfare--Th... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 23, 1886
Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Switcher Switched". Fullpg: "The New Toboggan Slide at Orange, New Jersey". Dblpgctrfld. is a very nice interior view of: "The House of Representatives". Two half page prints: "Excavating for the New Line of the Baltimore and Ohio" and "Transferring Passeng... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY September 7, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "Driving on the Beach." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "In and About Baltimore." Three small portraits of "The Late William Thaw, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania," "The Late Henry Shaw, of St. Louis," and "Florvil Gelan Hippolyte, Provisional President of the Republic of Hayti." 1/2 pg. il... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY June 7, 1890. Front full pg. illus. of "Ontario's Seven Foot Jump." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "John Eliot, the Puritan Missionary, Preaching the Gospel to the Indians." Full pg. illus. of "Ninth Street, Kansas City, Looking West from Walnut Street." Dblpgctrfld. of "Indian 'Tablet Dance' at Santo Domingo, New Mexico." 1/2 ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY November 19, 1892. Front full pg. portrait of "Grover Cleveland." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Men and Women of the Revolutionary Army in Venezuela." Several illus. of "Horses." Full pg. illus. of "The Men Who Have Made the New York Horse Show a Success." Full pg. illus. of "Newspaper Row, New York, on Election Night." 2/... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY January 5, 1895 Two small front pg. illus. pertaining to the story "The Red Cockade." Inside are two small portraits of "Stanley J. Weyman" and "John McBride." Two 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Capture of Port Arthur by the Japanese Forces - Views Taken During the Battle." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Lexow Investigating Committee.... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, May 18, 1895 Full ftpg. is a Frederic Remington print: 'I Began the Retreat as I Intended'. Fullpg: 'Scenes in Eastern Cuba' Halfpg. illus. & lengthy text: 'Hydraulic Mining in Calif.'
HARPER'S WEEKLY June 6, 1896. Front full pg. illus. of "To Ask the Major to Define His Attitude on the Financial Question at this Time is Both Cruel and Unjust." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "Opening of the Red Lake Indian Reservation, Minnesota, May 15" and "The Cuban Insurrection." Dblpgctrfld. of "The City of St. Louis - Looking Toward the Eads Br... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1897
The front page has a full page political cartoon which includes Uncle Sam by W. A. Rogers titled: "Getting Monotonous". Two fullpgs. with many photos of: 'The Revolt in the Philippine Is., Scenes in Manila'. One-third pg: 'Bird's-Eye View of the Tenn. Centennial Expo.' plus a nice fullpg. of the Centennial Expo at Nash... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 1, 1897
Across the top is: 'GRANT MEMORIAL NUMBER' Full ftpg: 'The Tomb of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant--Interior View'. Halfpg. shows his funeral, plus a great 3/4 pg. print of 'Ulysses S. Grant'. Great dblpgctrfld: 'The Tomb of Grant, Riverside Drive, N.Y.'. Many more scenes and photos from his life. Halfpg. racquetball scene.
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HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 18, 1897
Full ftpg: 'On the Way to the Klondike Gold-Fields--A Night Scene on a Freighter from Vancouver to Skagway'. four photos of: 'Boston's New Subway for Street Railway Cars'. Nice fullpg. with 12 photos of: 'On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fields' by steamship, from Vancouver to Juneau. Fullpg: 'Military Sharpshooter... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 4, 1897
Nice full ftpg: 'On the Way to the Klondike--The Packtrain between Dyea & Sheep Camp'. Inside has a halfpg. illus. of a proposed 'Aerial Railway' to overcome the difficulties of the Chilkoot Trail. Nice text with 6 photos on the cliff dwellers of New Mexico.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue i... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 2, 1899
The front page of this issue has an illustration of: "Thanksgiving in the Olden Time--Reading the Governor's Proclamation". There is a full page with photos of: "The Anglo-Boer-Struggle--Wartime Scenes in South Africa" and a full page of text with 3 photos of: "The Gold Fields at Cape Nome, Alaska". The double pag... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1909 The color cover of Abraham Lincoln (by Stanton Palmer) is not included. However, all other Lincoln related coverage (prints and text), as shown in the images, are present - including the standard cover with which includes Abraham Lincoln.
This issue has photos and an article of "Lincoln's Last Hours" and an illustration of... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1905 Front page illustration "Uncle Sam's Christmas Dream" by W. A. Rogers; The Reign of Terror in Odessa; Mutiny of the Russian Sailors at Cronstadt; The Indian Tour of the Prince and Princess of Wales; The Spirit of Football at West Point; The Disaster to the British Steamship "Hilda," in Which Nearly a Hundred Lives Were Lost; ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1906
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HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1907
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1909 The front page of this issue has an illustration of "The Old Guard" by Hy. S. Watson.
This issue has a photo spread of "Celebrities Do Honor to Champlain"; "A Triumph for American Sport"; "The Winning of the American Polo Cup in England"; and there is "A Recent Portrait of Mr. August Belmont.&qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1910 Full front page photo headed: "Curtiss' Great Flight" and captioned: "The Hammondsport aviator passing above West Point on his extraordinary flight down the Hudson from Albany to Governors Island." Inside page has seven more photos, and a report about Curtiss' record flight for "heavier-than-air machines"... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 27, 1909 (with color cover).
This issue has a photo of "A Militant Man of Letters" and a poem with illustrations called "Thanksgiving" by Francis Medhurst and illustrations by J. A. Williams. There are photo spreads of "Chicago's Outdoor Art Exhibit" and "The Play and the Players." There is a photo of "
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1910
The front page of this issue has a photo of "Harvard Makes a Clean Sweep".
This issue has photos of "James J. Jeffries and John A. Johnson" and there is an article of "Johnson Wins the Great Fight." There is also "A Recent Portrait of Mrs. Leslie Carter." There was a double page illustration of "The Lead... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 16, 1910
The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Late Chief Justice Fuller."
This issue has an illustration of "Lionization--Speculation --Perturbation" by J. Campbell Cory and there is a photo of "The End of the Fight of the Century", Jeffries and Johnson at Reno. There is also a photo of "The Many-Sided Wife of... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 16, 1911
The front page of this issue is an illustration of "Christmas Memories" W. E. Mears.
This issue is a Christmas issue, so there are many short stories and color tinted illustrations. These full page illustrations include "Christmas Eve on the Flat-House Roof" by F. Strothmann; "The Great Divide" by George Watson Ba... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 29, 1900 The inside front page has a nice print titled: "The End of the Season" which shows two golfers, with caddies, playing in cold weather. Additional prints include: "No Other Arm Way Go Around The Waist", by W.A.Rogers, "New York In 1800", "New York In 1900", "Winter Baptism Of The Dunkards... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 7, 1947
* New York Yankees Win World Series
* First World Series to include an African American
* Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers
The sport's section (page 14) has a six column headline:
"N.Y. Pitching, Hitting, Deciding Factor"
with subheads, related photo and box scores. This was the first World Series to incl... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 21, 1973
* Billie Jean King
* Battle of the Sexes
The front page has a banner headline: "Libber Billie Bombs Lobber Bobby" with photo (see photos). Also a six column headline in the sport's section: "Billie Bursts Bobby's Bubble" 1st report coverage on "The Battle of the Sexes" tenn... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1970
* Italy 4-3 over West Germany
* FIFA World Cup soccer
* Game of the Century
The sport's section (page 60) has one column headings: "BRAZIL AND ITALY REACH CUP FINAL" "Uruguay Is Ousted, 3-1--W. Germans Lose, 4-3" See image for text here. 1st report coverage on the semi-final game of the 1970 FIFA World Cup. This match is known in th... See More
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, October 26, 1947
* Columbia University's greatest football game
* Army Cadets - NCAA college football
* 1 of the greatest upsets
The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a nice banner headline: "COLUMBIA BREAKS ARMY'S LONG STREAK, 21-20" with subheads. (see) This game is considered one the greate... See More
WALL STREET JOURNAL, Pacific Coast Edition, March 18, 1965 On the front page under the heading "World Wide" reports "Johnson Sent his new Negro voting bill to Congress"; "Alabama Officials were barred from hindering a 50-mile civil-rights march" and "Martin Luther King, Jr. triumphantly announced the decision to hundreds of his followers massed before the c... See More
THE PHOENIX GAZETTE, Arizona, October 7, 1950
* New York Yankees vs. Philadelphia Phillies
* Pitcher Whitey Ford World Series debut
The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "YANKS WIN, 5-2; TAKE SERIES" with subheads, box scores and photo. (see) 1st report coverage on the New York Yankees winning the 1950 World Series. Nice for display.
Complete 1st section with 14 p... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 10, 1930
* Robert H. Goddard - Early rockets - rocketry
* 1st photo of Charles Lindbergh Jr. ?
This 52 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 27 that include: "GUGGENHEIM BACKS ROCKET SKY-STUDY", "Gives Fund to Continue 17 Years of Work Done by Prof. Goddard of Clark University", "250 Miles Up Is Aim" and more (see i... See More