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January 27, 1900
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 27, 1900
* Very early automobiles
* Horseless carriages
This issue features one of the earliest cover presentations of an automobile to be found in any publication--and great to have in this title. Full ftpg. shows the "Locomobile" with a sectional view showing the engine, boiler & tanks, plus an illustration of it "On the Road&qu... See More
March 21, 1912
LESLIE'S, New York, March 21, 1912 The prime feature of this issue is the very nice color cover, showing a woman playing croquet (see). This issue also features a very nice color back cover for "Grape-Nuts". Also of interest is the nice doublepage centerfold which shows thirteen "Famous American Country Houses" including Vanderbilt's place at Biltmore, N.C. (see).... See More
October 11, 1913
THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, a set of five issues dated October 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 1913, each containing on the front page a report of that day's World Series game between the Philadelphia Athletics and the New York Giants, the Athletics winning 4 games to 1. Christy Mathewson was one of the greats featured in this Series.
Each issue complete in 12 or 16 pages, a bit loose at the s... See More
Item #180068SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York A lot of ten issues from 1900 - 1915. Not a "supplement" of the regular issue, but rather a separate stand-alone title which got its start to report on the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Nice condition & a wealth of illustrations and photos throughout.
September 1, 1923
"THE COMBINED NEW YORK MORNING NEWSPAPERS", as is printed across the very top. Sept., 1923 A curious issue, as ten New York City morning newspapers were combined to produce this single newspaper, with the masthead of each appearing at the top making for a very curious front page (see). The union pressmen went out on an "outlaw" strike at the time, hence this combined news... See More
January 20, 1939
PACIFIC EMPRESS "A Newspaper Printed & Published Daily Aboard Canadian Pacific Steamships", Jan. 20, 1939 An interesting newsletter printed on board a ship with various travel-related items with advertisements as well.
Four pages, 9 by 12 1/2 inches, good condition.
June 17, 1939
HAM AND EGGS, Los Angeles, June 17, 1939
* Rare title
A very intriguing and rare newspaper, this being the vol. 1 number 29 issue. The Ham and Eggs movement was an old-age pension movement in California during the 1930s. It was originally founded by Robert Noble, a controversial radio personality. The Ham and Eggs lobby wanted a massive state pension apparatus and one time their moveme... See More
July 13, 1943
DOUGLAS AIRVIEW NEWS, Long Beach, California, July 13, 1943 This was a weekly newspaper produced by the Douglas Aircraft Company (later to become McDonnell-Douglas) from the midst of World War II. A well-produced newspaper meant for & about the employees of this very large defense department contractor.
Small tabloid-size, complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.
January 1, 1944
BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944 A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.
Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 16 pages, printed on high quality paper, nice condition. The photos sho... See More
May 14, 1944
THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, May 14, 1944
* Rare German occupation title
* World War II - WWII
Among the front page reports are: "Germany Has No Intention of Using Poison Gas" "If Retaliation is Forced On Her Results Will be 'Beyond Belief' " "Russians Suffer Devastating Defeat In Crimea Battle" "U-Boat Gets Into Canada" "Freighte... See More
January 25, 1950
NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1950
* Jim Thorpe - Jackie Robinson - Joe Dimaggio
* Three famous sport's stars in 1 issue
The sports page has a very notable report on the legendary Jim Thorpe, with a two column head: "Thorpe Hailed As Greatest Player On Gridiron in Past Fifty Years" and also: "Carlisle Indian First in Mid-Century Poll With 170 Votes--Red Grange N... See More
April 5, 1951
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 5, 1951
* Julius and Ethel Rosenberg sentenced
* Russian spies - Atomic bomb
* Electric chair - Sing Sing prison in New York
The banner headline announces: "BULLETIN: Two Convicted Atom Bomb Spies Are Sentenced To Death" with smaller subheads as well. This is the report of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg being sentenced ... See More
January 1, 1955
NEWSPAPER PROMOTIONAL POSTER for the London newspaper the "The Star". This poster would have been displayed where "The Star" newspaper was sold. Not dated but I would suspect from the 1950's.
Measures 20 by 30 inches, nice condition.
March 13, 1959
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1959
* Hawaii becomes 50th state
* Statehood vote
The 3 line banner headline announces: "HAWAII IS VOTED INTO UNION SA 50TH STATE; HOUSE GRANTS FINAL APPROVAL, 323 TO 89; EISENHOWER'S SIGNATURE OF BILL ASSURED" with a related front page photo and various subheads as well.
Complete in 60 pages, an archival repair at the blank spine, some fo... See More
February 21, 1962
NEW YORK MIRROR, Feb. 21, 1962 Front page features a headline announcing: "First Photos - Glenn's Day of Glory !" with the caption: "Happy John Glenn awaits examination aboard destroyer Noa after thrice circling globe. Microphone on shoulder records his reactions." The balance of the front page is a photo of John Glenn upon his recovery from his space journ... See More
November 22, 1963
ORLANDO EVENING STAR--EXTRA, Florida, November 22, 1963 Certainly to go down in history as one of the more memorable events of the 20th century, this newspaper has a bold banner headline proclaiming the tragedy: "PRESIDENT SLAIN" with the subhead reading: "Suspect Seized After Cop Shot".
All the text on the ftpg. deals with the Kennedy assassination & also includes a... See More
January 24, 1964
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, Jan. 24, 1964 The top of the middle column on the front page has a head: "It's Official: Poll Tax Is Abolished", which reports on the ratification of the 24th Amendment to the Constitution outlawing any tax to be paid as a prerequisite to vote in any federal election. Most of the report carries over to page 8.
Complete in 40 pages, very ni... See More
February 22, 1965
FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM, Texas, Feb. 22, 1965
* Malcolm X assassination (1st report)
* Fiery Negro extremist
This is a newspaper difficult to find as it was saved by very few. The headline reports: "Malcolm X Gunned To Death at Rally" with a photo of him, and two subheads: "Man, 22, Charged In Slaying" and "Muslims Expelled Malcolm"
Complete with all ... See More
December 9, 1969
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, Dec. 9, 1969
* Charles Manson indicted for murder
* Manson Family of hippies
* Sharon Tate
Near the bottom of the front page is a report headed: "Indict Five In Tate Murder", which is for the now-infamous Charles Manson murders of actress Sharon Tate, Mr. & Mrs. LaBianca, and others. At this point not much attention was paid to Charles M... See More
October 2, 1974
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, Oct. 2, 1974 The top of the front page proclaims: "Frank Robinson Slated As First Black Manager" "Historic Baseball Action" with a photo of Frank Robinson, soon to be manager of the Cleveland Indians. The text appears on the back page.
Tabloid-size, complete in 140 pages, good condition.
September 18, 1975
PHOENIX GAZETTE, Sept. 18, 1975 and the ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, March 21, 1976.
* Patty Hearst, convicted bank robber, captured
* Newspaper heiress, socialite, actress & kidnap victim
* Simbonese Liberation Army SLA - Sentencing
A nice pair of issues almost 3 years apart with headlines: "PATTY HEARST CAPTURED!" and: "PATTY HEARST GUILTY" respectively. Fron... See More
September 8, 1998
THE ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH -- STADIUM EXTRA, September 8, 1998
* Mark McGuire sets new home run record
* His 62nd home run
* Pre-knowledge of steroid use
* His 62nd home run
* Pre-knowledge of steroid use
This "Stadium Extra Edition" reports Mark McGwire's breaking of Roger Maris' single season home run record. This issue is unique and quite difficult to find as it was only available at the stadium. Great to h... See More
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