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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
July 10, 1914
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 10, 1914
* Babe Ruth sold to Boston Red Sox
* Historic MLB report
* Major league baseball
* In a Boston publication (very rare)
This is an absolute gem of a newspaper for any collector of baseball history. It contains, somewhat inconspicuously on the back page, a report of incredible significance: the purchase of Babe Ruth by the Boston Red Sox, repor... See More
December 13, 1922
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 13, 1922
* John Wanamaker death
* Department store pioneer
The front page has one column headlines that include: "JOHN WANAMAKER DIES AT AGE OF 84 FROM HEART ATTACK"
"Merchant Expires at His Philadelphia Home--Had Seamed to Be Improving" "Smiled In Last Moments" and more. 1st report coverage on the death of John Wanamaker, father o... See More
July 8, 1925
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, July 8, 1925 The top of the first column has heads: "WOULD BAR EVOLUTION BY CONSTITUTION" "Bryan Group is Prepared to Go the Limit" "Adverse Decision to Be Appealed Through" with the text carrying over to page 11.
This reports on the famous evolution vs. creation trial of teacher John Scopes in Dayton, Tennessee. ... See More
April 3, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1928
* Theodore William Richards death
* 1st American Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry
* Harvard University - atomic weights - elements
The top of page 29 has a one column heading: "HARVARD CHEMIST, T. W. RICHARDS, DIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Theodore William Richards, the first American scientist to receive the Nob... See More
August 20, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 20, 1929
* 1st Women's Air Derby begins
* "Powder Puff Derby"
* Marvel Crosson's crash & death
* LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin (airship)
* 1st to fly around the World (halfway)
The front page has a one column heading: "WOMAN DERBY FLIER IS LOST IN ARIZONA" with subheads. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete i... See More
October 29, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 29, 1929
* Stock market crash of 1929
* Wall Street, New York City
* Best title to be had ? (rare)
Of the several dates of the prestigious "Times" which reported the Stock Market Crash in late October this may well be the most famous, as it is the issue selected for inclusion in the popular coffee table book: "One Hundred Years of Famous Pag... See More
November 20, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 20, 1929
* Post Stock Market Crash of 1929
* Wall Street anxiety at an end ?
* Start of the Great Depression
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 r... See More
February 8, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, February 8, 1930
* Standardville, Utah (ghost town)
* Mine explosion disaster
This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on the back page (page 32) that include: "20 UTAH MINERS DIE IN GAS EXPLOSION" "Nine Are Rescued as Carbon Monoxide Sweeps Through Standardville Coal Shaft" and more. (see)
Tells of the Standardv... See More
September 9, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1930
* George Grant & Willie Bryan Negro lynchings
* Darien, McIntosh County, Georgia martial law
Page 29 has one column headings that include: "GEORGIA TOWN PUT UNDER MARTIAL LAW" "Mob Forced Way Into Jail Despite Troops' Presence and Lynched Negro" and more. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negroes Geo... See More
December 11, 1930
THE OMAHA EVENING BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, December 11, 1930
* Albert Einstein in New York - details with photo
* Notre Dame officially become National Champions
* Last season before Knute Rockne's death
The front page has two articles, one which includes a photo, regarding Albert Einstein's visit to New York. The photo's caption mentions his Theory of Relativity.
Pag... See More
January 2, 1931
THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, January 2, 1931
* Rose Bowl: Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Washington State
This 38 page newspaper has a six column headline on the front page of the sport's section (page 21): "SOUTH IS SUPREME IN FINAL GRID GAMES" with subheads: "'Bama Sweeps Cougars" "Crimson Tide and Southwest's Picked Team Uphold Glory of Di... See More
February 25, 1931
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Feb. 25, 1931 The front page has a large photo of Gandhi with the caption: "Gandhi Happy To Be Free Again." Also on the front page is an interesting article regarding Albert Einstein: "Einstein Used the Cigarette Relatively." Page 3 has a 2-column, two-line heading regarding Al Capone: "CAPONE ELUDES THE CROWDS AND GOES BEFORE U.... See More
June 2, 1931
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 2, 1931 Page 10 has a great photo of Babe Ruth and Max Schmeling with the caption: "Just A Couple Of Slug Champs." Great to have these two great athletes of the era in the same photo.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day are present as well.
Complete in 16 pages, a small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More
June 19, 1931
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 19, 1931 The front page has an article headed: "New Leader Takes Place Of Al Capone," which announces that Johnny "the Immune" Torrio has taken over the gangland leadership - with more.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day are present as well.
Complete in 22 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More
February 19, 1932
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1932 This issue is loaded with great content...
* Babe Ruth plays golf
* De Beers Diamond mines close
* Officially close due to the Great Depression
Page 2 has a two column heading: "De Beers Diamond Mines Are Closing Down; Others in South Africa Will Follow Suit" (see images). This first report coverage on the De Beers diamond fields of Sou... See More
March 31, 1932
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 31, 1932
* De Beers Diamond Mines close
* $72,2000,000 gems on hand
Page 8 has the one-column heading: "DE BEERS MINES SET CLOSING FOR TODAY," with subhead: "Shut-down of South Africa's Diamond Industry Viewed as Requisite to a Revival," which is a report from Johannesburg, South Africa, which tells of the historic closing of the D... See More
June 12, 1936
NEW YORK TIMES, June 12, 1936 The banner headline announces: "REPUBLICANS NAME LANDON UNANIMOUSLY; HE ACCEPTS PLATFORM, ADDING OWN IDEAS" with a photo of him as well. Many related subheads include: "Landon Sends Telegram" "
To Back Constitutional Amendment if States' Wage Laws Fail" "For Gold At Proper Time" and more.
Alfred Landon would lose the... See More
December 23, 1939
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Final Morning Edition, December 23, 1939
* Several Disney Characters wish everyone a Merry Christmas...
* Donald, Mickey, Mini, Goofy, and several Dwarfs
* Signed work by Walt Disney - approx. 12 by 15 1/2 inches
The back page has an absolutely wonderful, large, color print showing work from Walt's hand which depicts Donald, Mickey, Mini, Goofy, and several Dwa... See More
December 31, 1939
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, (PICTURES SECTION), Missouri, Dec. 31, 1939
The back page of the weekly Pictures Section is fully dedicated to the new full-length animated film, "Gulliver's Travels," which was Max Fleischer's answer to the incredible success of Walt Disney's, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." Multiple color sketches are included. See images for d... See More
February 8, 1940
NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 8, 1940
* Disney's animated movie "Pinocchio"
* Introduced to the World
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 Wes... See More
August 3, 1944
TOUS LES FRONTS, France, August 3, 1944
* Rare allied issue dropped from aircraft
* Occupied France World war II - WWII
This is a fascinating & quite rare newspaper which, as noted in the upper left (translated) was "brought by allied air forces", and as noted in the upper right was from the: "Combined Supreme General Headquarters".
Keep in mind that France was occu... See More
May 14, 1948
THE RALEIGH TIMES, May 14, 1948
* Israeli Declaration of Independence
* Early, same day 1st report
The front page has a dramatic, historic, banner headline proclaiming: "JEWISH STATE IS PROCLAIMED," with the related and sensational subheading: "First Hebrew Nation In 2,000 Years." The coverage continues on an inside page. This is an extremely historic & desirab... See More
June 26, 1955
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, June 26, 1955
* First animated feature filmed in widescreen CinemaScope
* Disney's "The Lady and the Tramp"
* Premier weekend showing
Page B-13 has a nice advertisement for the premier weekend showing of Disney's, "The Lady and the Tramp," which was the first animated feature filmed in widescreen CinemaScope. Ads for Cole Porter's &qu... See More
August 23, 1956
LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, EXTRA, August 23, 1956
* Dwight D. Eisenhower & Richard Nixon
* (re)nominated to the Republican ticket
The front page has a nice bold banner heading: "IKE, NIXON WIN," win subhead: "Vote Unanimous by Cheering Delegates." Individual photos of each candidate are also included making the issue great for display. Related coverage as found on inside ... See More
November 6, 1956
MIRROR NEWS EXTRA, Los Angeles, November 6, 1956
* The Second Arab-Israeli War (Suez Crisis) Cease-Fire..
* "Day of" truce announcement
The front page has the bold, two-line banner heading: "SUEZ CEASE-FIRE CALLED BY BRITISH," with subhead, "Truce Slated Tonight Unless Egypt Attacks." Also found on the front page and within are articles related to the U.S. Pres... See More
November 7, 1956
LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, Nov. 7, 1956
* General Dwight D. Eisenhower
* Elected president of the United States
The banner headline announces: "IKE VICTORY - WINS 41 STATES," with inside photos of Dwight D. Eisenhower & running mate Richard Nixon, along with additional detailed coverage. Nice for those collecting IKE memorabilia.
The issue is believed to be complete, b... See More
November 4, 1976
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Phila, Pennsylvania, November 4, 1976 Jimmy Carter Claims Victory, becomes president of the United States. The front page has the banner headline (with accompanying photo): "Carter Claims His Victory," with subheads: "Rizzo role: kingmaker," and "The sun shines at Plains." Additional related articles are found on the front page as well... See More
November 15, 1989
LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 7, 1993 (Calendar Section)
* Groundhog Day, The Temp, & Dead Alive
* Loaded Weapon 1, Sommersby, & The Vanishing
* Strictly Ballroom, Disney's Aladdin, & Love Field
A terrific issue which includes full-page advertisements for the per-release of on pre-release of "Groundhog Day," "The Temp," & "Dead Alive," the 1s... See More
February 7, 1993
LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 7, 1993 (2-sections)
* Arthur Ashe's death report
* dies of AIDS...
* Only African-American to win both Wimbledon and the U.S. Open (at the time of his death)
Both the front page and the 1st page of the Sports Section tell of the death of Arthur Ashe.
Included are the main section and the Sports Section - both which are in excellent condition.... See More
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