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THE PARSONS SUN, Parsons, Kansas, February 16, 1961
* 1961 United States figure skating team
* Sabena flight 548
This 14 page newspaper has a one column heading on the front page: "Somber Task At Crash Site".
Other news and advertisements of the day. Little spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.
wikipedia notes: Sabena Flight 548, registration OO-SJB, was a Boeing 707 airc... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 21, 1870.
Page 5 has: " Base-Ball" "An Exciting Contest in Brooklyn--another Victory for the Blue Stocking--Defeat of the Stars". Summary and box score, with mention of the first appearance by Hicks, the star catcher who played for the Stars. Says the winning Blue Stockings of Forest City were given numerous bouquets from their " lady admirers&q... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 16, 1870.
On the bkpg. under " Base-Ball" are the summaries and box scores of three baseball matches. One mentions that after a game between the American Bank Note Company team and Irvington an "...inviting collation was spread....there were speeches and music after the feast....Mr. Brown of the Champion Club, of Jersey City, was among the singers, and Pr... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, January, 1922, New York, New York
This issue contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: America's Domestic Food Supply; The Radio Central; Comets That Have Lost Their Tails; From Steamer to Sailing Ship; With Eye-Piece and Camera; Naval Construction in Japan; Noises for the Movies; Bomb and Bombing Sights; and other articles and ads. This issues is in good c... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 7, 1901 Fullpage photo artist Edwin A. Abbey along with illustrations of his works "The Quest of the Holy Grail" and "O Mistress Mine"; The Football Season of 1901; fullpage photo "Harvard Wins the Intercolliegiate Championship"; fullpage portrait "The American Duchess"; fullpage photo of Canadian author Gilbert P... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1900 Doublepage centerfold "Arrival In Paris - No Room" by de Thulstrup. Scenes at the Paris Exposition; The New York Music Season of 1899-1900; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 19, 1900 Portrait sketch from life of "Brigadier-General Joseph Wheeler"; The Paris Exposition; The Klondike Output for 1900; colored fullpage political cartoon; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1900 Frontpage "The Coaching Season In New York - A Quick Change On The Road" by Klepper. Doublepage centerfold "The Paris Expositon -- Sight-Seers Of All Nations" by Blumenschein. The Message of President McKinley; The Populist Conventions; The Boer War; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 9, 1900 Doublepage centerfold "One Of The Season's Most Popular After-Dinner Speakers" by Walker; The Paris Exposition; Cape Nome; The Boer War; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1900 The "Boxer" Troubles in China; The Paris Exposition; The Chinese Parade in Sacramento; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1900 The Opening of the Paris Exposition; The Boer War; doublepage centerfold "The Sunday Crowd At The Paris Exposition"; and other news of the day. See photo for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 24, 1900 A Century of Achievement - Music by Philip Hale; Count von Waldersee at Tientsin; fullpage illustration "Unbridled Bits From The Horse Show"; The Close of the Football Season; doublepage centerfold "Four-in-Hand-Driving Competition At The National Horse Show" by Reay; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1901 Fullpage illustration Cavalrymen Rounding Up Poachers in Yellowstone Park; Frontpage illustration of the Subway Construction in New York at Union Square; The Nicaragua Canal Treaty; American Troops in China; fullpage illustration "The Goose Cow - A Nebraska Method of Stalking Wild Geese" by Clarke; fullpage illustration "The New ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1901 Illustration "Equestrian Feats At The Military Tournament"; the funeral of Ex-President Harrison; Progress at the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo; A New Way Around an Old World; doublepage centerfold "In-Door Skating at the St. Nicholas Rink" by Lowell; Edwin A. Abbey and some examples of his work; and other news of the ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1901 Fullpage illustration "The Great Arch of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine"; The Distributing Stations of the New York Free Circulating Library; The Capture of Aguinaldo; fullpage "Method of Wrapping the Cables of the New East River Bridge"; City of Morocco; doublepage centerfold "The Spirit of Easter" by Wenzell; P... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1901 Photos of the Present Appearance of The Panama Canal Excavations; Havana; The Ascent of Popocatepetl; doublepage centerfold "The Grill-Room of the New York Yacht Club" by Dart; Andrew Carnegie's Highland Castle; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 17, 1901, from New York. fullpage "Tantalus-in-Town" poem and drawings by Louis Akin; fullpage illustration "Music at Marine Park, Boston" by Toaspern; House-Boat Life in the United States; doublepage centerfold photos "Fifth Avenue, as Seen from the Top of a Stage"; fullpage "The Laughing Girl" by Sir Joshua Reynolds; Old Home We... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1901 Frontpage illustration "Juding a Tandem" by Klepper; two pages of photos The Annual New York Horse Show; The National Horse Show; fullpage illustration Pictures at the Pittsburgh Exhibition; National Beagle Trials; doublepage centerfold photos "Horse-Show Week in New York; several pages of Christmas Book Hints; and other news of ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 30, 1901 Full page photos "The Automobile Races, November 16, at which All Records Were Broken"; Governmental Tests of Guns and Projectiles; fullpage illustration of Leaders of the Opposing Forces in Last Saturday's Great Football Game (Yale and Harvard) and another full page with 7 football related prints featuring two games, Cornell vs. Colum... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1902 Front page illustration of Macmonnies's Statue of General Slocum; full page photo of Curious Fish at the New York Aquarium; Prince Henry's Coming Visit to America; full page illustration of "Broadway in a Blizzard; Senator Depew's Wedding with photos; full page photos American Independence; full page photo "A N... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1902 Frontpage illustration "Snow-Bound" by Vosburgh; doublepage photos of The New Home of the Society of the Lying-In Hospital; fullpage photo The Donor and Trustees of the Carnegie University; fullpage illustration "A Visit to the Studio"; The Higher Education of the Horse with photos; fullpage photo A Royal Mother; fullpage &q... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1902 Frontpage photo Princess Henry of Prussia; The Harvard Astronomical observatory in Peru with photos; fullpage photo of The Composer of "Manru" - Ignace Jan Paderewski; fullpage photo The German Suspended Mono-Rail System; College Girls and Basket-Ball; fullpage photo Mrs. Craig Biddle; doublepage centerfold "A Morning Rece... See More
THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 7, 1865 On the front page under The Field & Base Ball is a brief summary and box score of a match between the Gotham and Eckford clubs. There is also a very brief dispatch about the contest between the Maryland club of Baltimore and the National club of Washington, won by Washington. Nice to have on the front page.
LIBERTY magazine, New York, August 22, 1936. This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing a lady water skiing (see photo). The back page has a nice color ad for Lucky Strike cigarettes. Articles include "Battling Baseball" by Johnny Evers and "The Case New Jersey Would Like To Forget" by C. Lloyd Fisher. Very nice condition, and measuring about 8 ... See More
LIBERTY magazine, New York, July 20, 1935. This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing a young lady playing tennis (see photo). The back page has a nice color ad for Lucky Strike cigarettes. Article entitled "Splendid Hazards" by Charles B. Parmer. Very nice condition, and measuring about 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches.
PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, March 28, 1857.
As noted in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage", this is a volume 1 issue of a very early sporting publication. Near the back of the issue is a column entitled: "Our Chess Department", which includes a chess "problem of the week" in addition to the s... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY dated October 18, 1879.
This issue contains a doublepage centerfold engraving entitled 'An Archery Meeting' by A.B. Frost. The approximate size is 22 x 16 inches.
This is also a complete issue in 16 pages, in very good condition (as shown), and contains additional prints and related text.
* England wins World Cup
This 124 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page of the sport's section: "England Wins World Cup, 4-2" with related photo.
THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, June 8, 1930
* Gallant Fox
* Belmont Stakes winner
* Triple crown
This 40+ page newspaper has a small one column headline at the bottom of the 1st page of the sport's section (inside): "GALLANT FOX DEFEATS WHICHONE BY 4 LENGTHS"
The sport's section of this paper has nice headlines concerning other sport's related fi... See More
WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 15, 1861 The front page of this issue features an illustration captioned: "The Mute", which actually pertains to the accompanying story: "Godolphin Arabian or The King of the Winds".
Page five of this issue includes a rather lengthy article concerning baseball entitled: "Eckford vs. Enterprise", which ... See More
THE EVENING TELEGRAM, Herimer-Ilion, New York, December 22, 1965
* Gale Sayers wins rookie of the year
* The Kansas Comet
* Chicago Bears football
This 12 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 8:
* Rookie of the Year Is Bears Gale Sayers
Also another headline on the same page reads: "Butkus, Sayers Receive Billing as Super-Stars"
Other news of the day. Close ... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, October 9, 1928
* New York Yankees World Series
* St. Louis Cardinals
* Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig era
This 24 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Cardinals Make Last Stand Today With Sherdel in Box" with subhead.
Much more on page 18 including related photos.You can see a lot of it in the photos b... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sport's section only, August 27, 1933
* Helen Jacobs vs. Helen Wills Moody
* US Open tennis championships
The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "MISS JACOBS WINS WHEN MRS. MOODY DEFAULTS IN 3D SET" with subheads and two related photos. 1st report coverage on Helen Jacobs winning the 1933 United States Open Tennis Championships ... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, December 6, 1955 This 12 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 6: "HONUS WAGNER, ALL-TIME GREAT SHORTSTOP, DIES AT 81 NEAR PITTSBURGH"
Other news of the day including a report on the upcoming fight involving Sugar Ray Robinson late in his career. (see)
Light browning at the margins, otherwise in good condition.
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ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, August 24, 1872
* Gatling gun
* Woman's archery
Inside has a half page illustration of: "The Gatling Gun".
Nice tipped-in double page centerfold shows well-dressed women shooting bows and arrows at an archery meet.
Other topics with prints throughout this 26 page issue including a nice co... See More
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* Helen Wills and Helen Jacobs - tennis
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of a young lady on the floor, holding a recipe book, with an escaping lobster (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.
This issue contains an article entitled "Can Balbo Unseat
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* Stalin's wife
* a Southpaw
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of young lady in a sailor-style outfit leaning on the boat wheel checking her make-up while a member of the crew is frantically trying to get her attention as the waives are lapping at the sides of the boat (see photos). The
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* Johnny Goodman, golf
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of an astonished looking young lady on scales but she doesn't realized that her accompanying gentleman's bulldog is partially standing on the scales as well (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.
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THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, February 16, 1946
* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. O'Neill Bell
* 40th K.O. - pre title fight
This 26 page newspaper has small column headlines on page 7: "Robinson Wins In Second", "Stops Bell as 14,922 Fans Look On in Detroit" with short report.
This is a small report probably because it was before he officially became a title holder.
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TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Taunton, Massachusetts, November 28, 1939
* James Naismith death (1st report)
* "Father of Basketball" - inventor
This 16 page newspaper has one column headings on page 12: "Naismith Has Fatal Attack", "Invented Game Of Basketball In 1891" with photo of Naismith. This is a first report coverage on the death of James Naismith, known as th... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, December 9, 1955
* Roy Campanella wins MVP for 3rd & final time
* Brooklyn Dodgers - MLB baseball
This 40 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 34: "Campanella Is Named MV for Third Time" and "Brooklyn Catcher Beats Out Duke Snider by Five Votes for 1955 Honor" with one column photo of Campy. (see)
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THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 27, 1957
* Mickey Mantle 200th home run
* New York Yankees
This 34 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 17: "Bunning's Two Hitter Trims Yank Lead to Three Games, 3-2" with subhead and box scores.
This game had Mickey Mantle's 200th career home run with mention of this in the report. (see)
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THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 2, 1938
* Joe Louis - Brown Bomber
* Heavyweight boxing champion of the World
This 32 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 10: "Louis Knocks Out Thomas in Chicago to Keep Title" with subheads, round by round reports and a related photo.
Tells of Joe Louis retaining his heavyweight boxing title by defeating Har... See More
The backpage of this issue features Lou Gehrig
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 7, 1866
* Early baseball
* Post Civil War
The back page has over half a column of baseball reports under the heading: "Out-Doors Sports" "Base Ball" with reports on 3 games (see).
Other news of the day, complete in 8 pages, great condition.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 17, 1867
* Early post Civil war baseball
* Philadelphia Athletics
Page 2 has a report headed: "Out-Doors Sports" "Base Ball--Athletic of Philadelphia, vs. Atlantic, of Brooklyn" with reports on 2 games (see). The first notes:
* It is not an over-estimate in placing the assemblage at 20,000 gathered at the Union Ball Grounds yes... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 9, 1950
* Boston Red Sox
* Biggest lopsided game
* MLB baseball
This 50 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 33: "Red Sox Overwhelm Browns Second Day in Row, Set 4 Major League Records" with subheads. (see)
Tells of the largest winning margin in Major League Baseball history.
Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with a... See More
THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, August 9, 1922
* Pittsburgh Pirates break a hit record
* MLB Baseball
This 14 page newspaper has a four column headline on page 11: "Pirates Win Two and Advance Into Third Place" with subhead: "PIRATES MOVE TO THIRD POSITION".
Tells of the double header game with the Philadelphia Phillies in which they had a total of 46 hits in the t... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, August 12, 1961
* Warren Spahn
* MLB baseball pitcher
* Milwaukee Braves
This 10 page newspaper has headlines on page 7:
* Spahn Joins Exclusive Group With 300th Win
* A Tough Game Says Spahn Of No. 300
Tells of Milwaukee Braves pitcher Warren Spahn winning his 300th game.
Other news of the day. Good condition.
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THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 21, 1920
* Ray Chapman funeral
* Cleveland Indians
* Only MLB baseball fatality
This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 8: "THOUSANDS ATTEND CHAPMAN FUNERAL", "Fill Church to Capacity and Block Nearby Streets During Impressive Services" and more. Chapman is the 1st and only baseball player to be killed as a result of ... See More