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March 28, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1940
* Madeleine Fiermonte Astor death (1st report)
* American socialite & RMS Titanic survivor
The top of page 24 has a one column heading: "MRS. FIERMONTE DEAD IN FLORIDA" with subheads that include: "Survivor Of The Titanic" and more with photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as oth... See More
March 21, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1940
* William Ernest Carter death (1st report)
* Controversial male RMS Titanic survivor
The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "WILLIAM E. CARTER, TITANIC SURVIVOR" with subheads. (see) Mr. Carter got caught up in the finger pointing associated with being a male Titanic survivor and was forced to defend not only himself but J. Bruce Isma... See More
April 22, 1935
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1935
* Lucy, Lady Duff Gordon death
* Famous RMS Titanic survivor
The top of page 17 has one column headings: "LADY DUFF GORDON, STYLE EXPERT, DIES" "Pioneer in Bringing Freedom to Women's Fashions Headed Chain of Garment Shops" "Coined Dress Term 'chic'" and more. See images for 1st report coverage on the de... See More
October 27, 1932
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 27, 1932
* Margaret (Molly) Brown death (1st report)
* RMS Titanic sinking fame
Page 20 has a small and somewhat discrete article headed: "Mrs. M. T. Brown, Widow Of Mine Owner, Is Dead" which is a 1st report on the death of Margaret Brown (Maggie), better know as "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" I suspect this is one of the f... See More
October 19, 1937
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 19, 1937
* J. Bruce Ismay death
* RMS Titanic fame
Page 12 has a one column heading: "Joseph Bruce Ismay, Survivor Of Titanic Disaster, Dies At 74" (see) First report coverage on the death of J. Bruce Ismay, who was the chairman and managing director of the White Star Line of steamships at the time of the sinking of the Titanic. I suspect this is one... See More
September 7, 1889
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 7, 1889 Inside has a nice 6 by 4 1/3 inch print of: "John Montgomery Ward, The Famous Short-Stop, New York Base-Ball Club." Includes a brief biography of Montgomery, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Other prints include a full ftpg: "Scene at Quarantine..." "Lake George..." "Scene on the Grounds of the ... See More
March 6, 1998
LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 6, 1998
* Best "The Big Lebowski" film advertisement
* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review
* Crime comedy - Jeff Bridges "The Dude"
A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Big Lebowski" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - t... See More
May 4, 1912
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 4, 1912 The ftpg. is taken up with a very curious photo of: "The 'Beetle'--A New French Monoplane with Turnable Wings", one of the many now-comical contraptions many thought would revolutionize manned flight. A related article with more prints inside.
Page 23 has an article: "A Tribute to the Engineers of the 'Titanic' "... See More
January 18, 1934
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1934
* Cunard & White Star Lines merge
* Ocean Liners - Lusitania & Titanic fame
The top of page 23 has one column heading: "CUNARD, WHITE STAR NOW A SINGLE LINE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the creation of the Cunard-White Star Line due to financial trouble of both lines during the great depression.
Other news, sports and advertisemen... See More
June 20, 1935
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1935
* Lady Pirrie death (1st report)
* Wife of RMS Titanic shipbuilder
The top of page 19 is a one column heading: "LADY PIRRIE DEAD; HEADED SHIP FIRM" with subheads and photo. (see) She was the wife of William Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie. He was a Irish shipbuilder who was responsible for the small number of lifeboats aboard the RMS Titanic. He claim... See More
February 2, 1925
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, a trio of newspapers on Floyd Collins, February 2, 16 and 17, 1925
* Cave explorer Floyd Collins
* Sand, Mammoth Caves, Kentucky
* 3 issue lot of his demise
As Wikipedia notes, Floyd Collins was a celebrated pioneer cave explorer in central Kentucky, an area that is the location of hundreds of miles of interconnected caves, includi... See More
September 14, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1912
This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "Jerome D. Travers, America's New Amateur Golf Champion."
In this issue there is an article called "Progress of the Campaign." There is a full page illustration called "A Little Forecast of Coming Events" by Kemble ... See More
April 27, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1912 The front page of this issue is a photo of "Some of the Pitiful Seven Hundred. A boatload of the "Titanic's" survivors just before they were succored by the 'Carpathia' ".
This issue is in two parts. The first part has an illustration of "'The Wise Custom Which Limits the President to Two Terms Regards Th... See More
April 20, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, April 20, 1912 There is a full, color, cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Lost 'Titanic.'"
This issue is in two parts. The first part has an article of "Quarreling at the coal-bin" by Edward Hungerford and an article of "Improving the Aeroplane" by Albert S. Levino.
The second p... See More
March 23, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1912
The front page of this issue is a photo of "A New Masterpiece For America."
This issue has an illustration of "The Issue" by Kemble and photos of "One Kind of Recall" which says that "Judge Thornton Massie, Attorney William Foster and Sheriff Lew Webb were shot down and killed in the county court-house at Hillsv... See More
April 4, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 4, 1891 Full front page Frederic Remington print: "Big Fishing--Indians Hauling Nets On Lake Nepigon". Inside is a half page "The Government's Exhibit at the Columbian Exposition"; 1/4 page "The Government Building for the Columbian Exposition"; a full page "The City of St. John's, Newfoundland" and "Th... See More
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