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THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Nov. 23, 1900 Actually a Territorial issue as Arizona did not become a state until 1912. The top of a ftpg. column has classic "Old West" headlines: "A TRAIN HELD UP" "The Cannon Ball Train Assaulted By Robbers" "Express Box Seized" "Company's Big Safe Resisted the Attempts of the Highwaymen Successfully" wit... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 6, 1905 Page 7 has considerable reporting on the massacre of Jews in Russia, one of several pogroms against the Jews in the Russian empire (see hyperlink). First column heads: "VICTIMS NEARLY 5600" "Odessa's Frightful Loss" "Result of Three Days' Rioting" "Horrors in Jewish Quarter" Two othe... See More
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 30, 1911 The top of page 2 has first column heads: "Speed Mania Rules Town" "Thousands At Indianapolis" "Burman Breaks Four Records" Much nice text on the first running of what would become a classic event in the world of sports: the Indianapolis 500.
Sixteen pages, irregular at the spine, some minor margin tears, gene... See More
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1912 Published shortly before the world's largest ship--the "unsinkable" Titanic--would make history by sinking in the North Atlantic, this newspaper contains an advertisement on page 11 for the return trip of the Titanic. Obviously a trip which would never be made.
The ad is headed: "White Star Line", plus: "Plymouth--Cherbourg--South... See More
THE NEWS SCIMITAR, Memphis, Tennessee, May 30, 1912 The top of the first column announces the death of Wilbur Wright with: "WILBUR WRIGHT, DARING BIRDMAN, YIELDS TO DEATH" "Celebrated Aviator and Inventor Dies at Dayton, O., Thursday Morning After Severe Illness Since May 4" "Patient Seemed Better Before Final Relapse". The article takes half a column.
Twelve p... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 6, 1915 The front cover is a dramatic illustration of a locomotive rushing over a damaged bridge (see). Inside has many photos of the latest military-related items, plus some nice automobile advertisements as well, including a color back cover ad for the "Oldsmobile" (see).
Complete in 32 pages plus covers, two minor repairs at the blank spine... See More
THE FATHERLAND, or VIERECK'S AMERICAN WEEKLY, New York. A bound volume of 52 issues for the year 1917. Begun as "The Fatherland" this was a World War I era weekly by poet, writer, and noted propagandist George Sylvester Viereck advocating "Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary". Viereck outspokenly supported the German cause at the outset of World War I, and his poetry ... See More
"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
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 23, 1926 On the website: "Television History - The first 75 Years" is found: "On January 23, 1926, John Logie Baird (of Scotland) gave the world's first public demonstration of a mechanical television apparatus to approximately 40 members of the Royal Institution at his laboratory on Frith Street. These were images of living human faces, not out... See More
NATIONAL POLICE GAZETTE, New York, Feb. 26, 1927 Very much a sporting magazine at this point. The full ftpg. is a boxing photos: "Mike McTigue Writes 'Finis' On Paul Berlenbach's Ring Career." with more photos inside as well. Balance of the issue has many sports-themed photos, plus other items as well (see).
Complete in 24 pages, stitching at the spine, minor piece fro... See More
DOUGLAS DAILY DISPATCH, Arizona, Oct. 30, 1927 Banner headline for Charles Lindbergh some 5 months after his historic flight across the Atlantic: "22,350 Mile Tour Gives Lindbergh New Air Record" with subhead: "Youthful Aviator Visits Every State In Union In Three Months & Three Days; Sees Millions" plus a photos of him, his mother, and his plane (see).
Eight pages, ... See More
THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, a lot of four consecutive issues dated June 8, 9, 10 & 11, 1933 Each has a front page headline on Johnny Goodman, an Omaha native who would go on to be only the fifth (and to this day the last) amateur to win the U.S. Open golf tournament. The four others were Francis Ouimet, Bobby Jones, Jerome Travers, and Chick Evans.
See the photos for the headlines of ... See More
Inside has the first installment of a serialized story: "Tarzan and the Lion Man" by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Other articles: "The Real Reason for Lindy's Latest Flight" which includes a photo o
Complete in 12 pages, 12 by 18 1/4 inches, cleanly cut at the blank spine, very nice condition. The image is representative of the one you will receive, but actual dates vary. However, all issues will have the masthead shown.
LIBERTY magazine, New York, May 30, 1936 The color cover is an illustration of Greta Garbo relating to inside article: "Why Garbo is Making Her Last Picture". Also in this issue: "Hitler Planning to be Kind to the Jews?" as mentioned on the cover, and "Olympic Forecast" which includes a photo Jesse Owens.
Complete in 64 pages, a bit irregular at the spine, 8 1/... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 8, 1940 Page 18 has the first review of the new animated movie from the Disney Studios, "Pinocchio". This was their second animated movie following on the heels of the wildly successful "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs".
The very favorable review begins: "If Westbrook Pegler could write...that Walt Disney's "Snow White" was the hap... See More
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
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 July 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11, 1945. See photos for the headlines &... See More
RIMBA POST, Biak, Netherlands East Antilles, October 4, 1945 Biak is a small island located just northwest of New Guinea. During World War II it was a strategic airfield of the Japanese Army serving as a base for operations in the Pacific theater. American forces eventually captured the island during the Battle of Biak in June of 1944. This newspaper was begun shortly after the America... See More
THE BOSTON POST, Nov. 5, 1946 A brief, inconspicuous report on page 6 of this election day issue marks the beginning of the Kennedy political dynasty which would last for 63 years. When Patrick Kennedy left his congressional post in December, 2010 it marked the first time in 63 years there wasn't a Kennedy serving in elected office in Washington.
The dynasty began in November, 1946 when... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 5, 1950 The top of the first column has: "12 Physicists Ask U.S. Not To Be First To Use Super Bomb" "They Call for Pledge Against Hydrogen Weapon Unless Others Attack With It" and more, with a ftpg. photo of 2 men headed: "Gives Views On Alleged Atom Spy" being Dr. Klaus Fuchs (see hyperlink).
Much more on the atom bomb spy situation on pag... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1950 Page 33 has a review of the new movie by the Disney Studios titled, "Cinderella", which has gone on to become one of the all-time classics in cinematic history.
The review is headed: "Walt Disney's Feature Length 'Cinderella' at the Mayfair, Heads List of Arrivals" and goes on to take two-thirds of a column with the review, b... See More
An interesting collection of 8 issues of: "The News", a small newsletter which was the: "Journal of the International Newspaper Collector's Club", dates from 1950 to 1955. Crudely done by mimeograph, these issues provide an interesting perspective of what newspaper collectors were focused on 60+ years ago.
GATEWAY TIMES, Sierra Vista, Arizona, Nov. 19, 1959 The banner headline proclaims: "CITY POPULATION IS 2852". At the 2010 census the population was 43,888.
Complete in 6 pages, various local news & ads, nice condition.
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
ORLANDO EVENING STAR, 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: "Chief Executive Ambushed In Dallas Motorcade; Gov. Connally Wounded".
All the text on the ftpg. deals with the Kennedy assa... See More
THE PARSONS SUN, Kansas, Feb. 8, 1964 A one column headline at the top of page 4 announces the arrival of the Beatles in America for the first time: "Reception For Beatles Is Delirious", noting them as: "...Britain's rock n' rollers with the haystack hairdos...". A great and historic event for any Beatles collection. Curiously this article is next to a totally unr... See More
THE NEWS & OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 3, 1964 The banner headline proclaims the very historic announcement of the Civil Rights Act: "Strong Rights Bill Becomes Law" with subhead: "President Signs 3 Hours After Passage of Act" with a photo captioned: "President Johnson signs civil rights bill as its supporters watch." Johnson had signed the Civil... See More
THE ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH -- STADIUM EXTRA, September 8, 1998 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 have this report in a St. Louis paper.
Complete in 20 pages, nice condition, some typical ink smudging (... See More
DAILY NEWS--EXTRA, Los Angeles, September 11, 2001 Because most newspapers today are morning papers, most reported the tragedy of September 11 in their Sept. 12 issue. But some printed an "Extra" edition later the same day, such as this newspaper.
The banner headline reads: "TERROR" above which is: "Attack On American Soil" with two related front page color pho... See More