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Item #604844THE GREAT WAR COLLECTION - A great opportunity for an instant collection encompassing every American war. You get eleven original/authentic newspapers, one each for:
French & Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and the Gulf War.
The earliest two are British; all others are American n... See More
January 1, 1903
WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, New York, 1903 This interesting & quite rare newspaper is subtitled: "A Daily Journal Devoted to Financial Interests", from over a century ago. This newspaper has a wealth of early stock market reporting & would be a great companion newspaper for any modern report on the stock market.
Four pages, 10 by 13 1/2 inches, re-joined at the spine, nice con... See More
June 29, 1907
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 29, 1907
* Robert H. Goddard article
* Gyroscopes for steering
* Very early at 24 years old
Inside has a nearly half page article titled: "The Use Of The Gyroscope In The Balancing And Steering Of Aeroplanes" by Robert H. Goddard (see). This was Goddard's first published article, written when he was just 24 years old and a ... See More
April 19, 1912
THE DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, April 19, 1912
* RMS Titanic sinking (1st report)
This was a weekly newspaper and the first issue published since the sinking of the Titanic. But because they knew they were later than daily editions, this headline is modest & appears at the top of page 5: "1300 Drowned" and "Titanic Hits Iceberg and Sinks". The... See More
July 12, 1912
VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, July 12, 1912
* Jim Thorpe shines at Olympics
* Carlisle Indian School star athlete
* Best title to be have ?
Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredible athletic prowess ... See More
January 1, 1914
CANAL RECORD, Ancon, Canal Zone, 1914 This small-size periodical from the Isthmus of Panama is an interesting newspaper published by the "Isthmian Canal Commission", given free of charge to employees of the Commission & the Panama Railroad Company. It lasted for several years documenting the construction of the Panama Canal, considered one of the finest engineering achiev... See More
May 9, 1915
THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, May 9, 1915
* RMS Lusitania sinking (1st report)
* Cunard Line ocean liner
* Great headline for display
This is one of the better headlines to be had on the sinking of the ship Lusitania, with the banner headline proclaiming the tragedy: "1,200 WENT DOWN WITH THE LINER LUSITANIA" with various related subheads. The image on the fron... See More
April 28, 1917
THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, April 28, 1917
* Rare title
* Women's suffrage
Upper right corner notes: "Oldest Suffrage Newspaper In The World" and under the title: "Founded in 1870 by Lucy Stone and Henry B. Blackwell." As would be imagined much of the content is on women's rights & suffrage concerns, as the national right to vote would happen... See More
July 29, 1917
NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1917
* The historic "Silent March" - also know as "Silent Parade"
Page twelve of this issue contains the report "NEGROES IN PROTEST MARCH IN FIFTH AV." with subheads "8,000 Men, Women, and Children Demand That Discrimination and Oppression End"; "Tell Woes On Banners"; and "Parade in Silence While Thousands of Th... See More
Item #612875BREWERY & SOFT DRINK WORKERS' JOURNAL, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1918 An interesting folio size newspaper for members of the: "International Union of United Brewery & Soft Drink Workers" from just a year before Prohibition. Two of the inside pages are in German. An interesting newspaper for display in a home bar, etc.
Four pages, lightly toned, some minor margin tears, small b... See More
June 28, 1919
THE CALL, San Francisco, June 28, 1919
* World War I officially ends
* Nice for display
* Treaty of Versailles
The front page features a great, 'screaming' headline announcing the formal end to World War I: "PEACE IS SIGNED ! " with a subhead: "World War Closes As Foe Envoys Put Names To Treaty" with the dateline at Versailles, France. The text announces t... See More
June 19, 1920
NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1920
* Very early Lou Gehrig
* Brooklyn High School star
A very significant issue for any Lou Gehrig collector as this newspaper contains the very first mention of Lou Gehrig for his baseball prowess (one earlier mention was for football) in this venerable newspaper.
Page 17 contains a rather short report headed: "Title For Commerce Nine" &quo... See More
July 25, 1937
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1937
* The historic Scottsboro case ends...
* Harriet Tubman's gravestone marker is erected in Auburn, Cayuga County, New York
* Mahatma Gandhi speaks
The front page has the historic: "Scottsboro Case Ends As 4 Go free; 2 More Get Prison", with considerable text which continues on page 4 where the related article, "Prosecutors' Statement&... See More
May 1, 1939
GOSSCHLEER ZEITUNG, [Gosschleer Newspaper] "Organ der Gottlcheer Deutschen" [Organ of the German Gottscheers], 1939 This was a newspaper from a former German-speaking region in Carniola, a crownland of the Habsburg Empire, present-day Slovenia.
A four page issue which includes at the top of local Yugoslavian stamp and postal mark noting the issue was sent through the mail. To... See More
Item #636874WORLD WAR II: "The Star" and "Evening Press" newspapers from Guernsey in the Channel Islands. Ten issues of a bona-fide Nazi newspaper published in English for the residents of this English Channel island during the Nazi occupation. All issues date from 1940 thru early 1945. The images shown are representative of what you will receive.
Item #180002WORLD WAR II -- A lot of 50 issues each with front page war headlines. Folio-size; nice for resale or for someone wishing to begin a collection. The issues may have edge tears and/or a rough left spine, but they are nice for framing and do not have loss of text.
November 15, 1944
DAILY NEWS, Los Angeles, Nov. 15, 1944
* Adolph Hitler
* World War II
Although we've seen hundreds of newspapers with Hitler in the headlines, we've never seen a banner headline like this: "HITLER INSANE, BIG MUTINY REPORTED" with a subhead; "Adolf Raves; Himmler Hangs 21 in Cologne; Chaos Spreads, Claim". Near the beginning of the text is; "...that ge... See More
October 6, 1945
GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", Oct. 6, 1945 On November 19, 1942, Australian and U.S. troops fighting Japanese invaders in the New Guinea jungle read the first issue of "Guinea Gold", a unique four-page Australian army newspaper which day after day thereafter published a record number of world scoops. It was able to do so because U.S. General Douglas MacArthur, Sup... See More
May 7, 1957
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, May 7, 1957
* John F. Kennedy wins Pulitzer Prize (1st report)
Page 4 contains a very notable yet somewhat inconspicuous report headed: "Sen. Kennedy, O'Neill Win Pulitzer Prizes". John F. Kennedy was the first member of Congress to receive a Pulitzer Prize, won for his book "Profiles In Courage". Of course in less than 4 years... See More
May 1, 1974
WASHINGTON STAR-NEWS, Washington D.C., May 1, 1974
* Watergate scandal
* Best title to have in
The headline announces: "Transcripts, Tapes to be Withheld - Nixon to Reject Jaworski Plea". Subheads related to this Watergate scandal include: "Move to Quash Subpoena Seen" and "Judiciary Panel's Unity Shaken" "The President's Reaction - Coverup U... See More
January 18, 1991
THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, Jan. 18, 1991
* Operation Desert Storm
* Gulf War begins
* Persian Gulf
The banner headline announces: "Missiles Hit Israel" "Waves of Allied Planes Pound Iraq" with other related subheads, as well as a color map and 2 related color photos.
The complete section 1 (of 4?) with pages 1-24, very nice condition.... See More
January 1, 2003
VOSSA SENHORIA, Divinopolis, Brazil, 2003 A fascinating curiosity as this is the smallest newspaper in the world (as recognized by Guinness Book of Records). This monthly newspaper started in 1935 as a solution for creating a quality low-cost newspaper. Mostly in Portuguese, and containing 24 pages. Each issue is different so the issue you receive may differ from what is seen in the photo, b... See More
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