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August 11, 1906
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 11, 1906 The front page of the issue is captioned: "The American Flamingo and Its Curious Nest of Mud" with additional photos inside . Within the issue is "Novel Types of French Commercial Automobiles"; and many more articles and advertisements. Also within is a quarter-page Coca-Cola advertisement.
Sixteen pages, nice condition.... See More
November 20, 1907
ROCKY MOUNTAIN PILLAR OF FIRE, Denver, Colorado, Nov. 20, 1907 A small size, religiously-themed newspaper published by the Pentecostal Union.
Sixteen pages, 9 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches printed on high-quality paper, 2 binding stab slits near the spine deter little, good condition.
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 with a wealth of illustrations and photos throughout.
August 22, 1919
THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, August 22, 1919 This issue features as a banner headline one of the more historic moments in the history of the Coca-Cola Company, when Asa Chandler, the man who bought the original formula from founder John Pemberton and propelled the company to national prominence by the 1890's, sold the company to Ernest Woodruff and an investor group for $25 million. The bus... See More
October 6, 1919
FITCHBURG SENTINEL--WORLD SERIES EXTRA, Oct. 6, 1919
* Chicago White (Black) Sox
* Cincinnati Reds - World Series
* Black Sox Scandal in process (game 5)
* Pat Moran's hometown newspaper (rare)
This issue reports on the fifth game of perhaps the most controversial World Series ever played, called the "Black Sox" series due to the betting scandal involving several of th... See More
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
February 7, 1935
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, February 7, 1935
* Very 1st use of the term "Ivy League"
* Collegiate athletic conference
* Harvard, Yale, Brown, Princeton, etc.
* One of a kind item here ?
Page 6 contains a rather mundane, one column article headed: "Brown Seems to Have Been Taken Into 'Ivy League' " but it is significant for being the very first ... See More
June 8, 1937
NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1937
* Actress Jean Harlow death (1st report)
* 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell
Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Jean Harlow, Film Star, Dies in Hollywood At 26 After Illness of Only a Few Days". This is first report coverage on the death of the famous Hollywood "Platinum Blonde" actress. The ar... See More
January 1, 1942
THE BLISSVILLE SUN, Blissville, Maryland, (no date)
* Very rare movie prop issue
We've all seen newspapers used as props in movies, typically with a headline relating to the plot of the movie. Obviously created exclusively for the production of the movie, they are quite rare and seldom come on the collector's market--particular issues from the "golden age of Hollywood&qu... See More
January 7, 1943
BANATER BEOBACHTER, January 7, 1943 A very rare German newspaper from Banat, a region in Central Europe currently in portions of Hungary, Serbia, and Romania. Within the masthead is: "Honor, Blood, & Soil", with: "Fight Journal of the German Ethnic Group in Banat and in Serbia." All text is in German.
One of the front page headlines has (translated): "The Axis P... See More
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
January 24, 1945
THE STARS & STRIPES, the "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead. This is a nice collection of six complete issues from the winter of 1945 reporting the war in Europe, each with a front page reports on the war and with some war-related photo as well. Dates are: January 15, 24, 25, 29, Feb. 12 & 13, 1945. See phot... See More
November 2, 1950
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 2, 1950
* George Bernard Shaw death
* Essayist, novelist, writer
The front page has: "Assassination Of Truman Foiled In Gun Fight Outside Blair House; Puerto Rican Plotter, Guard Die" with related subheads including: "Awakened by Shots, He Sees Battle in Which Three Are Wounded". Included is a dramatic photo showing the assassin lying dead at t... See More
January 8, 1954
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Jan. 8, 1954
* Early IBM computer invention
At the bottom of the front page is an inconspicuous article: "Mechanical Brain May Hurdle Language Barrier" which reports on : "A new mechanical translator (which) may ultimately hurdle the language barrier in the twinkle of an electronic eye. Introduced...by the International Business M... See More
March 12, 1959
THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, Hawaii, March 12, 1959
* Hawaii statehood
* Joins the Union
* Great title to have in
See the photo for this very dramatic & displayable front page. Nearly the top half of the front page is taken up with: "Congress Says YES ! " in huge letters dropped out of a large red box, above which is printed: "2nd Statehood Extra". The banner head... 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
April 9, 1974
THE EVENING NEWS, Patterson, New Jersey, April 9, 1974
* Hank Aaron home run #715 (1st report)
* Breaks Babe Ruth's record
* Atlanta Braves - MLB
The front page has an article: "Atlanta's Wild About Henry" which includes a ftpg. photo captioned; "Henry Aaron With Ball He Hit For 715th Home Run". The sports page has a nice headline: "Classic Blast - Ha... See More
September 10, 1976
PEOPLE'S DAILY, Peking (Beijing), China, Sept., 10, 1976 This is likely the most notable issue reporting the death of Chairman Mao Tse Tung (Zedong) of the People's Republic of China who died Sept. 9. The full front page is taken up with his black-bordered photo headed (in translation): "Eternal Glory To The Great Leader And Great Teacher Chairman Mao Tsetung!" Within the b... See More
December 9, 1978
ST. PETERSBURG TIMES, Florida, Dec. 9, 1978 A banner headline announces: "Golda Meir, Israeli Leader, Dies at 80" with an illustration of her. Present are the outer leaves of the front section only with pages 1, 2, 17 & 18. Good condition. The wonderful graphic would make this perfect for framing.
March 30, 1979
NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1979
* Three Mile Island incident
* Nuclear power plant
The front page reports on the Three Mile Island nuclear accident with: "Atomic Plant Is Still Emitting Radioactivity" with a ftpg. photo captioned; "Mothers & their children at play near the Three Mile Island nuclear print.". Another related ftpg. photo as well.
The Three Mile I... See More
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