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March 10, 1900
THE WOMAN'S TRIBUNE, Washington, D.C., March 10, 1900 Their motto in the masthead: "Equality Before The Law". This was the country's leading women's suffrage publication having begun in Beatrice, Nebraska, before moving to Washington, D.C. Published by Clara Bewick Colby (see the web for more), a women's rights activist & suffragist leader, she was a war corresp... See More
March 29, 1900
THE SEMI-WEEKLY NUGGET, Dawson, Y. T., [Yukon Territory] March 29, 1900 A very rare newspaper from the Yukon Territory during the period of the Klondike Gold Rush. When gold was discovered in 1896 a stampede of prospectors headed to this region and spurred an entirely new era of romance of the West, the quest for gold, and the many hardships which caused the hopes of wealth to be dashed by m... See More
September 29, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1900 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 Galveston" "The Strike of the Pennsylvania C... 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
March 16, 1912
THE NEWS SCIMITAR, Memphis, Tennessee, May 17, 1912 The ftpg. has column heads: "FLOYD ALLEN FOUND GUILTY BY TRIAL JURY" "Leader of Notorious Virginia Band of Mountain Outlaws Convicted on Charge of Murder in First Degree" "Penalty Is Death In Electric Chair" "Verdict Brings to a Close third Chapter in History of State's Bloodiest Crime--Man Hunt Still ... 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
November 9, 1912
THE ALBUQUERQUE MORNING JOURNAL, New Mexico, Nov. 9, 1912
* Jack Johnson - World Heavyweight Champ
* 1st Black American to hold title (1910)
* Locked up even though he offered to pay bail bond in cash
Page 3 has: "JACK JOHNSON LOCKED UP IN DEFAULT OF $30,000 BAIL," with related article which tells of his arrested for allegedly violating the Mann Act due to his supposed "infl... See More
August 26, 1913
THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, Aug. 26, 1913 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 Cheers Verdict" "Mounted Police Disperse Manifest... 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.
January 29, 1916
CHICAGO HERALD, January 29, 1916 The top of a middle column of the ftpg. is headed: "BRANDEIS, NAMED FOR HIGH COURT, FACES BIG FIGHT" "Many Senators Oppose Boston Lawyer, Chosen to Fill Vacancy on Supreme Bench" "First Jew For Post" "Wilson Will Lead Contest for Confirmation and is Confident His Candidate Will Be Approved". The ... See More
March 11, 1916
CHICAGO HERALD--EXTRA, March 11, 1916 A nice issue on famed Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa: "MEXICANS IN NEW RAID ! 6000 TROOPS CHASE VILLA" with related subheads and a photo montage which includes General Pershing, charged with pursuing him.
Eighteen pages, nice condition.
August 14, 1919
NEW YORK TIMES, August 14, 1919 Page 17 has one column headings: "SANFORD MEMORIAL IS WON BY UPSET", "Man o' War Furnishes the Real Thrill of Race, but is Beaten by a Neck" with race charts. 1st report coverage on one of the most famous "upsets" in horse racing history.
Complete in 28 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, otherwise goo... See More
September 19, 1920
THE DETROIT SUNDAY NEWS, September 19, 1920 Page 2 of the sport's section has a very significant--albeit modestly presented--report on the founding of the National Football League, headed: "THORPE TO HEAD 'PRO GRIDDERS' " and "Becomes President of First Foot Ball Organization". The report is datelined "Canton, Ohio, Sept. 18", & begins:... 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
January 2, 1925
NEW YORK TIMES, January 2, 1925 The sport's section (page 11) has a one column heading: "NOTRE DAME ROUTS STANFORD BY 27-0" with subheads and lineup. First report coverage on the 1925 Rose Bowl which featured that famous "Four Horsemen" of Notre Dame. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this venerable newspaper.
Complete in 32 pages, irregular a... See More
January 23, 1926
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 Fifth Street. These were images of living human faces, not out... See More
October 9, 1926
NEW YORK TIMES, October 9, 1926 Page 19 has an article with one column heads: "Sick Boy Expecting Ruth 'Homer' Today" "Lad Who Received Autographed Baseballs May Hear Game by Radio".
As most baseball fans know this is the story of Johnny Sylvester, an 11 year-old deathly ill, to whom Babe Ruth promised a home run in the World Series. Ruth came through with ... See More
March 14, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1928 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 and Roads Are Swept Away in 20 Mile Canyon" "Pack Tra... See More
October 26, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1929 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 conflicted with the reality of the time.
Given that the stock exchange is in New York City, the... See More
September 27, 1930
BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, Sept. 27, 1930 The front page has one column headlines: "JONES WINS BIG GOLF TITLE FOR FOURTH IN ROW" "Georgia Holder of Three Other Honors Well in Lead" "End Of 26 Holes" and more including a full-figure photo of him. The report mentions: "...this amazing man not only had won his 13th major title but had made a clean sw... See More
April 2, 1931
NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1931 The first column of page 3 begins: "UNABLE TO FATHOM ROCKNE PLANE CRASH" "Craft was In Distress" "Structural Strain Seen" and more. A banner headline on page 32: "Rockne's Death Described as National Loss in Tribute by President Hoover" with many subheads including: "National Loss Says Hoover OF Rockne"... See More
September 20, 1932
NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1932 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 Hollywoodland sign in California, some years before the famous... See More
August 2, 1934
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Aug. 2, 1934 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" and more, plus a photos of him headed: "Death Ends Remarkable Career".
Sixteen pages, minor margin tears, ge... See More
April 17, 1935
NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1935 A three column headline on page 29 announces: "Giants Overcome by Braves" with subheads that include: "Ruth's Home Run Defeats Giants in Boston by 4-2" and more, with box scores. The report continues onto page 30 with a photo of Ruth. This game was notable as it was Babe Ruth's National League debut as member of the Boston Braves. He... See More
May 7, 1937
THE BOSTON POST--EXTRA--EXTRA--EXTRA, May 7, 1937 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 ground, a twisted, blazing wreck, early tonight has it was neari... See More
May 3, 1939
THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, May 3, 1939 A one column head on the sports page rather quietly announces a major moment in baseball history--Lou Gehrig breaking his consecutive game appearance streak, with: "Yankees Run Wild To Bury Bengals..." "Gehrigless Yankees Win 22-2; White Sox Turn Back A's 4-1". The report begins: "While Lou Gehrig, benched at his own ... 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
September 11, 1950
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 11, 1950 Although today the presence of a crossword puzzle in this daily newspaper is more than commonplace, it was in this edition that the first daily puzzle appeared.
The New York Times originally considered crossword puzzles frivolous, "a primitive form of mental exercise" but eventually published its first puzzle in its Sunday edition of Feb. 15, 1942 be... See More
March 3, 1951
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, March 3, 1951 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 was invented.
Complete in 28 pages, small binding holes at the blank spine m... 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 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" which is actually about Dr. Richard Alpert, however further into the article me... 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 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". More coverage & more photos on pages 2 and 3 (see).
The Rev. Jim Jones was founder and leader of ... See More
February 19, 1979
NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1979 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 & Cale Yarborough collided on the las... 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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