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THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 8, 1936
* Jesse Owens shines in track & field
* Olympic games in Berlin Germany
* In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich
The top of the front page has: "Williams, U.S. Olympian, Takes 400 Meter Title" which begins: "Archie Williams, young California Negro, won the 400 meter run at the Olympic Games in Berlin yesterday...". The spo... See More
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 3, 1862 A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "Interesting From Fredericksburg" "The Southwest--Grant's Army" "Louisiana" "Missouri--Her Record" "The Seacoast" "The Conscription Controversy In Georgia" "the Court Martial on Gen. Van Dorn" "... See More
DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 7, 1862 Among the articles in this newspaper from the Confederate capital are: "Affairs ON The Coast" "Late Federal Telegrams" "Glorious News! The Confederate Army Victorious at Corinth" "Morgan and His Men" "The Impossibilities of the American War" "Movements of the Federal Army--Affairs of the ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1945
* Navajo Code Talkers (Windtalkers)
* United States Marines
* World War II - WWII
Page 9 has one column headings: "NAVAJO CODE TALK KEPT FOE GUESSING" "Indians With Marines, Using Rare Native Tongue, Insured Secrecy of Messages" Rare coverage on the use of this secret code in the Pacific Theater during world War I... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1867
* Inventor John Pratt - pterotype
* Invention of the typewriter
The front page has an article: "Improved Portable Photographic Apparatus" which 2 illustrations of: "Houston's Portable Photographic Camera" (see). But the most significant item in this issue is the page 3 article headed: "Type Writing Machine" ... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 15, 1833 has over half a page headed: "Slavery in the British West Indies" which reports on the: "...deputation in favor off the immediate emancipation of negro slavery within the British dominions..." which includes the full text on the 5 "Resolutions", signed in type by: Samuel Gurney as the chairman. The same ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 10, 1936
* Ohio State sprinter Jesse Owens
* Berlin, Germany Olympics
* Adolph Hitler era
The sports section has various reports from the Olympic Games in Berlin as well of several photos, one captioned: "Jesse Owens handing the stick to his American team-mate, Ralph Metcalf...the United States quartet won in 0:39:8 to set a world record." [Owens ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 27, 1930 The top of the spots have has a near banner headline announcing: "Wilson's 44th Home Run Sets League Record as Cubs Win", plus a 2 line, 1 col. subhead: "Cubs Win As Wilson Sets Homer Record" & other subheads: "Chicago Star Hits His 44th to Erase Klein's Mark in the National League" "Ties Ruth For 1930 Crown&quo... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 1, 1929
* The great stock market crash of 1929
* Best title to have in (NYC)
The stock market crash of 1929 did much to define America for the next decade, resulting in the Great Depression and all the trauma relating to it. It seemed common for many newspapers to put a positive spin on the on-going tragedy, so front page reports often conflicted with the real... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1937
* Guglielmo Marconi death (1st report)
* Wireless telegraphy inventor
The front page has one column headings that include: "MARCONI IS DEAD OF HEART ATTACK", "Wireless Inventor Succumbs at His Home in Rome at the Age of 63" "HIS CAREER STARTED AT 21" "He Patented His System in 1896 and Then Went From Success to Success&qu... See More
* Ernie Pyle killed (1st report)
* American GI journalist
* Lejima - Okinawa Island
A two column heading near the bottom of the front page announces: "Ernie Pyle Is Killed on Ie Island; Foe Fired When All Seemed Safe" Lengthy text continues inside with two related photos. Nice to have in this famous NYC titl
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1947.
* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle
* World welterweight title fight
* Death in the boxing ring
The sport's section (page 33) has a banner headline: "Doyle in Critical Condition After Knockout by Robinson in Eighth Round" with subheads that include: "LAST RITES GIVEN BOXER IN HOSPITAL" and more. Also a nice photo of the fatal blo... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1933
* Famed double eagle coins are minted
Page 12N contains an interesting and somewhat inconspicuous report headed: "22,000,000 Coins Minted" with various details, and which includes: "...Included in this coinage were 445,500 double eagles and 1,754,000 eagles...".
It is noteworthy that the 1933 double eagle ($20 gold coin) currently holds t... See More
EVENING HERALD, Los Angeles, November 27, 1926
* Carnegie Tech (Mellon) greatest football game
* Notre Dame Fighting Irish - NCAA football
* 1 of the greatest college upsets
* Knute Rockne skips game (mistake)
The front page has a five column headline: "Carnegie Trims Notre Dame, 19-0" with subhead. (see) The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a four column headl... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, September 10, 1934
* Liner SS Morro Castle burns
* In a New York City paper with photos (see)
The front page has a nice five column headline: "182 DEAD OR MISSING IN MORRO CASTLE FIRE; 375 SURVIVORS LISTED, 94 BODIES RECOVERED; OFFICERS WILL TESTIFY AT INQUIRY HERE TODAY" with several subheads, photo and list of the dead and missing. Much more inside.
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THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 12, 1923 The first column reports on the World Series with: "RUTH'S TWO HOMERS WIN FOR YANKS, 4-2, AND TIE THE SERIES" with subheads: "Crashes Out His Drives in Successive Innings, Setting Record for Baseball Classic" "Puts New Life In Team" "Pennock Holds Champions" and more. Much more in the sport's section. (see)
Co... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1934
* Babe Ruth signs final contract
* New York Yankees
* Last year with the team
The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline that reads: "One-Year Contract With the Yankees Signed by Ruth at Salary of $35,000" with subheads and related photo (see images). Great to have in this famous NYC title.
Other news, sports and advertisements o... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1948
* Ada Lois Sipuel - Supreme Court ruling (1st report)
* Sipuel v. Board of Regents of University of Oklahoma
* Law school for African Americans
Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Supreme Court Orders Oklahoma to Admit a Negro to Law School" Text continues on the back page (p. 52) with a one column photo of ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1929
* Hermann Oberth
* Early rockets - rocketry
* Travel - flight
This 100+ page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page of section 3 (inside)(E1) that include: "ROCKETS STIR REICH" "Professor Oberth Plans Big Test in Ten Days, but Keeps Date From Crowds" "Expects 50-Mile Altitude" and more. Interesting text here... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1934
* John Dillinger - public enemy # 1
* George 'Baby Face' Nelson
The front page has one column headlines: "U.S. OFFERS $10,000 TO GET DILLINGER"
"Cummings Also Posts $5,000 for Capture of Aide, 'Baby-Face' Nelson" and more. Text continues inside with the criminal record and personnel descriptio
NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1935 The top of the sports page has a one column head: "REDS' NIGHT GAME DRAWS 25,000 FANS" with subheads including: "Many Notables See Contest, First Under Lights in History of Major Leagues" and more. This was the very first Major League Baseball night game played under electric lights. The game was at Crosley Field, home of the Cincinnati Re... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 19, 1929.
* Al 'Scarface' Capone
* Prohibition era gangster
* Beer baron
The front page has one column headings: "CAPONE CHECK SETS AGENTS ON NEW TRAIL IN LIQUOR RING CASE" "Seek Stopped Order for $1,500 Made Out to One in Band by Chicago Gangster" and more.
Other news of the day throughout a few days prior to the great stock market ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 8, 1937
* Ted Williams acquired by the Boston Red Sox
* Very early mention prior to his MLB baseball debut
This newspaper has a very discrete but extremely early report on page 35 on the Boston Red Sox acquiring a young 19 year old by the name of Ted Williams. At the bottom of page 35 is a very small one column heading: "Red Sox Buy Ted Williams"
The ... See More
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 10, 1910 A very nice and displayable color cover captioned: "Valentine Number" obviously celebrating Valentine's Day. A great issue for display. The back cover is nice as well, being a color ad for "Perrier" sparking water (see).
Complete in 24 pages and in excellent condition.
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, Jan. 14, 1929
* Babe Ruth
* Death of wife in fire
The top of the front page has two column heads: "Babe Ruth's Wife Perishes in Blaze; Couple Separated Three Years, Star Reveals" with a subhead & a photo of: "Mrs. George H. Ruth" (see).
Complete in 16 pages, tiny binding holes at the blank spine margin, ve... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, "New York 1898-1908 Engineering Number", December 5, 1908 The theme of this issue is on engineering advancements in America, with an unusual & handsome color cover devoted to it (see), making this a very displayable issue. There are many, many photos within on the engineering work being done in New York City, those shown being just a few.
Complet... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 18, 1933
* United States recognizes the Soviet Union
* Russia - USSR (1st report)
* Franklin D. Roosevelt establishes relations
The front page has a four column headline: "UNITED STATES RECOGNIZES SOVIET, EXACTING PLEDGE ON PROPAGANDA; BULLITT NAMED FIRST AMBASSADOR" with many subheads. Loads of text. First report coverage on the United States recogni... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1932
* Anti prohibition parade in New York City
* Beer - Liquor
The front page has a two column headline: "ALL-DAY PARADE FOR BEER JAUNTILY LED BY WALKER; CHEERED BY GAY THRONGS" with subheads that include: "Bands Play Drinking Songs as Pretzels Are Strewn in Marchers' Path" and more. (see) More on page 3 with related photos.
Other news, ... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 4, 1933
* New York Yankees
* Longest non-shutout game streak at 308
* Lefty Grove
A banner headline on page 10 announces: "Longest Scoring Streak in Major League History Ends as Yankees are Blanked" with subheads: "Yankees Finally Bow By A Shut-Out, 7-0", "Held Scoreless by Grove of the Athletics After Tallying in 308 Games in Row", ... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 21, 1826 The back page includes has a item concerning the burning of a Jewish man, with a small head: "Roasting A Jew--for the good of the church of Spain!" portions including: "...to sacrifice the unfortunate Hebrew. All the thieves, smugglers and assassins surrounded the 'pile' carrying the banners of the inquisition ... See More
NORMAN DEMOCRAT-TOPIC, Norman, Oklahoma, April 6, 1900
* Rare territorial title
This is actually a "territorial" newspaper, as Oklahoma did not become a state until 1907, one of only 3 of the contiguous 48 to join the union in the 20th century (New Mexico & Arizona the other two).
Most of the front page is taken up with various news tidbits of both a local and national... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1815
* Battle of New Orleans is won by Andy Jackson
* The War of 1812 is over - Treaty of Peace
Near the back under: "Abstract of Foreign Occurrences" is a report headed: "America" which begins: "Dispatches from Major General Lambert have related the total defeat of the British Army before New Orleans..." with ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1948
* Mahatma Gandhi death & funeral (pyre photo)
* Palestine Post building bombing
The front page has a two column heading: "Plot to Kill Indian Leaders, Including Nehru, Is Charged" Coverage continues on page 3 with large photo of Gandhi's Pyre. (see)
Also on the front page is a one column heading: "ARABS BLAST PLANT OF PALESTINE PO... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 6, 1871
* Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association
The bottom of pg. 4 has a brief & inconspicuous report which is very significant to the founding of the NRA, the National Rifle Association. As the hyperlink notes, the NRA was founded in 1871 by Capt. Wingate and Col. Church, both mentioned in this report. Papers for incorporation were sent in late ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 4, 1929
* Albert Einstein
* Theory of Relativity
The front page has one column headlines that include: "EINSTEIN DISTRACTED BY PUBLIC CURIOSITY; SEEKS HIDING PLACE" "Double Widespread Interest in Theory, Which He Says Few Can Comprehend" "Thinks Effort 'Futile'" "Likes Boating And Music" and more (see photos)... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1935
* 1st American mail rocket plane planned
* Frido Kessler
* Greenwood Lake, New York
Page XX7 (inside, near the back) has one column headings: "MAIL SENT BY ROCKET" "Flight Planned Near New York to Test Scheme Successful Abroad" Coverage on the upcoming test flight of the 1st U.S. rocket mail plane.
Other news, sports and advertisem... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1933
* John Dillinger on the run
* Police raid on hideout
* Midwest bank robber
Near the bottom of the front page is a two column headings that reads: "Chicago Police Kill Three in Gang Battle; Picked Marksmen Rake Arsenal Hideout" First report coverage on the police raid upon a Dillinger hideout in which 3 of his gang members were killed. Dillin... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York June 12, 1869
* Early bicycle print : Velocipede
* Bicycle print of "Price's Improved Bicycle"
The front page has a very nice & curious print captioned: "Sturdy and Young's Circular Velocipede" with a related front page article titled: "Improved Combination Pleasure Velocipede" (see). An inside page also has a pri... See More
TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN, Arizona, November 29, 1930
* Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
* Knute Rockne's next to last game as coach
The front page has a nice banner healdine:
"NOTRE DAME WINS OVER ARMY BY 7-6" with subhead and lineups. Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusual for such a nice headline here as well.
Other news of the day. Complete in 30 pages... See More
* Adolph Hitler gains total supremacy
* Dictator power in Germany
The front page : "HITLER AIMS TO WIN 10% WHO VOTED 'NO' TO THE NAZI CAUSE" "Thanks Party And Army" "Dictator Leaves Berlin for His Country Villa to Plan Foreign and Economic Policies" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisement
NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1950 The sports section contains coverage of Whitey Ford's first Major League win: banner head on pg. 24: "Yankees Check White Sox at Stadium on Berra's Two run Double in Seventh", with a photo. Wonderful to have this report in a New York paper.
Apparently the complete first section with pages 1-32, loose at the spine, very nice conditi... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1945
* Maurice 'Rocket' Richard
* National Hockey League - NHL
* Montreal Canadians
* Becomes 1st to score 50 goals in season (1st report)
The sport's section (page 15) has a very small one column heading: "Richard gets 50th Goal" First report on Maurice 'Rocket' Richard becoming the very 1st NHL hockey player t... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1947
* Coelophysis dinosaurs skeletons discoveries
* Ghost Ranch, New Mexico
The front page has two column headings: "Museum Finds Dinosaurs Of 200 Million Years Ago" "Skeletons of Ancestor of Forty-Ton Monster Are Only Three or Four Feet in Length--Discovered in New Mexico" Coverage on the famed Coelophysis dinosaur skeleton find at Ghost Ra... See More
WASHINGTON REPUBLICAN, Salem, Indiana, Feb. 5, 1847
* Mexican-American War
* Washington County
A quite early newspaper from Indiana. Inside has various items on the Mexican War including: "The War--Its Causes & Its Prosecution" "Later From the Army" and "Troops at Victoria".
Four pages, various foxing throughout, small piece from an upper corner not ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1915 The front page has a three-column, three-line headline "Russia and Italy Declare War on Bulgaria and Allies Warn Greece; Bulgars Cut the Nish Railroad" with subheads "Italian Fleet on the Way " "Allies Reject Greek View of Treaty and Land More Troops" "Some Marching overland" and more. There are additional articles ... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 21,1820 Page two has an article taking close to half the page headed: "Jews In Maryland" which begins: "From an agitation of the subject in the papers, we presume that another attempt will be made at the ensuing session of the legislature of Maryland to exonerate this persecuted sect from the odious restrictions which our incom... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1934
* John Dillinger gang
* Flint, Michigan bank robbery
Page 3 has one column headings: "$30,000 RAID IS LAID TO DILLINGER GANG" "Presence of Leader Himself in Foray on Bank at Flint, Mich., Is Doubted" "Woman One Of The Band" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition in ni... See More
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1892 Occasionally this title had beautiful color prints on their front pages, and this is one of the better ones (see). The print is captioned: "Good-Bye, Papa." taken from the painting by Seymour J. Guy.
Sixteen pages, a spot in the bottom margin, otherwise in very nice condition.