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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
November 3, 1905
THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 3, 1905 Page 9 has considerable reporting on the massacre of Jews in Russia, one of several pogroms against the Jews in the Russian empire (see the web for details). First column heads: "Russia Quieting Down" "End of Industrial Strike" "A Fearful Massacre Of Jews" "Reported From Many Cities" Odessa ... See More
March 28, 1908
THE ARIZONA BLADE, Florence, March 28, 1908 We only have this single issue in stock. Various news and ads of the day from this Southern Arizona town from four years before statehood. Complete in 4 pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, a few minor archival mends at the margins, nice condition.
September 1, 1909
THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pa., Sept. 1, 1909 An historic issue on the discovery of the North Pole with the top of the 5th column headed: "Dr. Cook Reaches The North Pole" "American Explorer First To Reach The Goal, On April 21, 1908". The article carries over to page 3.
There has been much controversy concerning whether Cook or Peary discovered the North Pole first, th... 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
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
September 19, 1929
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 19, 1929 This issue offers an interesting diversion from the typical narrative of the millions lost in the stock market crash of 1929, which would happen just over a month from this date. The bottom of the ftpg. has: "A.T.& T. Valued in Market at $4,047,241, 500, Up $138,198,500 in Day, With Shares 307 1/2". There was a speculative bubble in prices of a fe... See More
February 7, 1932
RESOLUTE OBSERVER, "Published on board during the Cruise Around the World." on the Hamburg-American Line, February 7th, 1932 An interesting broadside issue (printed on the front only) published daily during an 86-day cruise, with tidbits on the trip for that day including mileage, the day's destination, weather, conditions, etc. At this point the ship was "Bound for Bomba... See More
March 5, 1934
THE HAVANA POST, Cuba, March 5, 1934 Rare for us to find early newspapers from Cuba. Totally in the English language with the masthead noting: "Cuba's First and Greatest American Newspaper, Established Before the Republic." Complete in 6 pages, various margin tears, a piece cut from the middle leaf, wear at edges, some archival mends inside.
August 15, 1935
FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER, Alaska, Aug. 15, 1935 An interesting issue, as this Alaska newspaper reports in the banner headline: "ROGERS AND POST TO GO TO BARROW". Wiley Post was a famed aviator, the first first to fly solo around the world, and Will Rogers was a very famous humorist. It would be on this very day that both would die in a plane crash near Point Barrow, Alaska.
Terr... See More
September 4, 1939
DAILY DISPATCH, Liverpool & Manchester, England, Sept. 4, 1939 The banner headline announces: "BRITISH LINER TORPEDOED, SUNK: 1,400 ON BOARD" with subhead: "Attacked 200 Miles West Of Hebrides". This was the sinking of the British liner Athenia by Germany, the first British ship sunk by the Nazis during World War II. Great to have this report in a British newspaper.
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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.
January 1, 1940
POST RAPTURE JOURNAL--EXTRA, Tribulation City 666 A fascinating "newspaper", the creation of a Christian group, the Victory Tract League, to show what life would be like on earth immediately after the Rapture. The large & bold banner headline announces: "MULTITUDES MISSING" with: "Nations Throughout The World Alarmed Over The Mysterious Disappearing of People Fro... See More
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.
January 9, 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 closing months of the war, each with a front page reports on the war with Japan, with some war-related photo as well, dated June 6, 9, 18, 26, 28, & 30, 1945. See photos for the headlines &a... See More
March 2, 1945
THE STARS AND STRIPES, Liege Edition, March 2, 1945 The ftpg. banner headline: "Nazis: 9th 2 Mi. from Rhine" with various related subheads on the closing weeks of the war in Europe. Also a ftpg. map showing Germany and the position of the various armies. Nice to have these reports in the official military paper of the American forces.
Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More
June 27, 1945
NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1945 The ftpg. features a very nice--and historic--report on the creation of the United Nations: "TRUMAN CLOSES UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE WITH PLEA TO TRANSLATE CHARTER INTO DEEDS..." with various related subheads and a nice photo showing Truman observing Secretary of State Stettinius signing the document.
Complete in 36 pages, this is the "rag editio... 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
November 22, 1963
THE DALLAS TIMES HERALD, Texas, November 22, 1963 Serious collectors always try to obtain historic newspapers from the city where the event happened. For JFK's assassination that would be a Dallas newspaper.
Of the two newspapers which published in Dallas in 1963 only the TIMES HERALD reported the assassination on the same day it happened--November 22--and only in their 2nd and 3rd edit... 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 Testung!" Within the b... See More
September 26, 1980
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 26, 1980 The top of page 20 has a report headed: "Led Zeppelin Drummer John Bonham Found Dead". Bonham was widely considered to be the greatest drummer in music history. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry.
The complete first section only with pages 1-24, very nice condition.
December 9, 1980
LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper.
To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F... See More
September 23, 1989
SCOTTSDALE PROGRESS, Arizona, Sept. 23, 1989 The banner headline at the top of the ftpg. announces: "Irving Berlin Dies; Songs Never Will" plus subhead: "Wrote 'God Bless America', 'White Christmas', Other Classics", plus a photo of him. The article carries over to the back page.
Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.... See More
February 12, 1990
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 12, 1990 The ftpg. headline has the historic report of Nelson Mandela being released from prison after serving 27 years: " 'Freedom March Irreversible', Mandela Tells His Supporters" with a nice color photo of him and his wife captioned: 'Nelson and Winnie Mandela acknowledge cheers as they leave Victor Verster Prison near Cape Town". Relate... See More
June 14, 1994
LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 14, 1994 The significance of this issue is the relatively inconspicuous report on the front page with just a one column heading: "O.J. Simpson's Ex-Wife, Man Found Slain", in a newspaper from the city where the murders happened. Some would dub the coming media frenzy the "trial of the century" with headlines that would command much attention in... See More
June 16, 1995
LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 16, 1995 The top of the ftpg. has a color photo captioned: "O.J. Simpson, wearing protective latex gloves, tries on one of the leather gloves found after the murders." beneath which is a one column heading: "Prosecution's Bold Move May Backfire" with the article carrying over to page 39 where is a banner headline: "GLOVES: Bold Move by Pro... See More
August 10, 1995
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 10, 1995 The top of the ftpg. has a nice color photo of Jerry Garcia, beneath which is an article headed: "Jerry Garcia, Grateful Dead Founder, Dies". The article carries over to pages 27 & 28, plus the ftpg. of section F has a nice article headed: "An Early End to a Strange Trip" with two more color photos of him, carrying over to page F6 &... See More
November 30, 2001
LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, November 30, 2001 This is the regular 52 page daily issue of this newspaper from George Harrison's hometown, the edition as sold on the streets of Liverpool the morning after his death. The ftpg. features a recent photo of Harrison with the headline: "BEATLE GEORGE IS DEAD" and various subheads (see photos). There are several reports and additional p... 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
October 8, 2003
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 8, 2003 The ftpg. has a nice banner headline: "Gov. Davis Is Recalled; Schwarzenegger Wins" with subhead: " 'I Will Not Fail You', the Republican Victor Promises"
Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the largest city in the state.
The complete section A with pages 1-36 (of 116) pages. Nice condition.... See More
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