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September 29, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1900
* Teddy Roosevelt
* Galveston, Texas hurricane
Certainly the best feature of this issue is the nice full front page print (in two colors) captioned: "Theodore Roosevelt" which is very nice for display, and from just after his successes in the Spanish-American War. Also within this issue are photos of the "Hurricane at Galves... See More
June 30, 1906
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 30, 1906 A great issue on something what would have much more meaning within nine years, as the full ftpg. is taken up with 3 photos of: "The Cunard Liner 'Lusitania' " which was just christened on June 7. Most of pg. 2 is taken up with an article on the ship plus another photo of it.
This is the ship that would be one of the ... See More
February 23, 1907
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 23, 1907 This is one of their specialty issues still with the original, blue outer covers and noting: "Motor Boat Number". As would be expected there are many articles & photos within concern early boating.
Complete in 24 pages plus covers, never bound nor trimmed, in uncommonly nice, clean condition.
April 14, 1910
LESLIE'S WEEKLY ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 14, 1910 Te cover is a very nice color illustration of a woman wearing an Easter bonnet, by Arthur Jameson. The centerfold has a double page photo:"The Most Famous Seashore Resort in America...Atlantic City beach during the early summer vacation days...". The bottom of one of the page has 6 photos of baseball players and owners. The ... See More
December 2, 1910
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Massachusetts, December 2, 1910 The front page has a column head: "First Vessel Sails a Part of Panama Canal", a three-masted steam yacht Visitor II.
The sport page has a one column head: "Soon to Sign Contracts for New N.Y. Stadium" with subhead "President Farrell of American Baseball Club Expected to Approve Them on Ret... See More
October 18, 1912
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, NY, Oct. 18, 1912
* Jack Johnson - World Heavyweight Champ
* 1st Black American to hold title (1910)
* Racially motivated arrest for allegedly violating the Mann Act
Page 5 has: "JACK JOHNSON WATCHED," with related article which tells of his arrested for allegedly violating the Mann Act due to his supposed "influence" over Lucile Cameron - who would la... See More
August 26, 1913
THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, Aug. 26, 1913
* Leo Frank found guilty
* Mary Phagan murder case
The top of the third column has heads on the famous Leo Frank murder trial, a sensation at the time which would become a made-for-TV movie in the 1990's. "LEO FRANK GUILTY OF MURDER OF GIRL" "Superintendent of Atlanta Pencil Factory Unmoved" "Crowd C... 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 with 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
March 14, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1928
* St. Francis dam disaster
* Los Angeles California area
The front page has a four column headline reporting the famous St. Francis Dam break with: "274 PERISH, 700 MISSING, IN TORRENT LOOSED BY BURSTING CALIFORNIA DAM; FLOOD ENGULFS VICTIMS AS THEY SLEEP". Several subheads including: "Water Wall 78 Feet High" "Homes, Ranches... See More
October 26, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1929
* Stock market crash of 1929
* During the heart of the crash
* Best title to be had ?
The stock market crash of 1929 did much to define America for the next decade, resulting in the Great Depression and all the trauma relating to it. It seemed common for many newspapers to put a positive spin on the on-going tragedy, so front page reports often co... See More
September 20, 1932
NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1932
* Actress Peg Entwistle suicide
* Hollywood sign jump
Page 2 has one column heads including: "PEG ENTWISTLE DIES IN HOLLYWOOD LEAP" "Actress Ends Life by Jumping Off Fifty-Foot Sign After Failure in the Movies" and more with a photo of Entwistle. This young actress, just 24 at the time, jumped off the letter "H" of the H... See More
August 2, 1934
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Aug. 2, 1934
* Germany President Paul Von Hindenburg death
* Adolph Hitler becomes dictator
* Nazis begin climb to full power of Germany
The banner headline announces: "VON HINDENBURG IS DEAD" with subheads that include: "Hitler Becomes Master of Germany by Decree of Cabinet Merging the Two Offices of President and Chancellor"... See More
May 7, 1937
THE BOSTON POST--EXTRA--EXTRA--EXTRA, May 7, 1937
* Hindenburg airship disaster
* Lakehurst NJ New Jersey
A very dramatic front page with a bold banner headline taking 3 lines: "HINDENBURG BLOWS UP--50 KILLED AND 50 SAVED, AIRSHIP FALLS IN FLAMES" plus a banner subhead and a large photo captioned: "The giant dirigible Hindenburg burst into flames and sank to the g... See More
December 11, 1941
BRUSSELER ZEITUNG, Brussels, Belgium, Dec. 11, 1941 The "Brussels Newspaper" was a regional German-language daily newspaper with editorial office in Brussels. It existed during the German occupation of Belgium during the Second World War from July 1, 1940 to September 2, 1944. It was part of a group of newspapers created specifically for the territories occupied by Germany and late... 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
March 3, 1951
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, March 3, 1951
* Very 1st NBA All-Star game
* National Basketball Association
The sport's section has a very small yet notable report headed: "Eastern All-Stars In 111-94 Triumph Over West Rivals". While only brief, this was the very first NBA All-Star game, and great to have in a newspaper from the city where basketball ... See More
March 18, 1954
THE DAILY CLARION, March 18, 1954 There is no city or country noted anywhere however content within makes me suspect it is from British Honduras (currently Belize) Dateline mentions it was established in 1897. Totally in English.
Six pages, small tabloid-size, very nice condition.
October 26, 1958
THIS WEEK MAGAZINE, The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, October 26, 1958
* J. Edgar Hoover... Counterattack On Juvenile Delinquency...
* Alfred Hitchcock
Featured on the cover is: "A Program For A Better America!," by J. Edgar Hoover, which includes, on inside pages, his strategy for pushing back against rampant juvenile delinquency. Also included within is: "Hitchcock In The Li... See More
May 29, 1963
NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1963
* Dr. Timothy Leary's drug experiments
* The hippie generation at the beginning
Page 13 has a very notable report relating to the psychedelic era of the 1960's, being an early report of Dr. Timothy Leary. The report is headed: "OUSTED EDUCATOR REBUTS HARVARD", "Denies He Broke Pledge in Testing Drugs on Students... 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
November 21, 1978
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 21, 1978
* John Jones & the Peoples Temple
* Jonestown - Guyana, South America
* Mass suicide & killings
The ftpg. has a banner headline: "CULT LEADER ON DRUGS" with a lead-in head: "Son Tells Of Paranoia" with a photo of Stephan Jones, son of the Rev. Jim Jones, head of the Peoples Temple. Also: "Rev. Jones Called Sick, Obsessed&quo... See More
February 19, 1979
NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1979
* Famous Daytona 500
The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Petty Wins Daytona After Leaders Crash on Last Lap" with photos of the crash and Richard Petty. Coverage continues on a following page with a photo of the infamous fight.
A first report coverage of the 1979 Daytona 500 in which Bobby Allison &... See More
September 8, 1998
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
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