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Item #649249THE 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
April 19, 1906
THE CALL-CHRONICLE-EXAMINER, San Francisco, California, April 19, 1906 Destined to be--if not already--one of the premiere issues of the early 20th century.
See the photos below for the great headlines and reports found on the front page. Due to the destruction of the presses in San Francisco, these three separate & competing newspapers combined under one masthead for this issue, printi... 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
August 15, 1914
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 15, 1914 Page 2 includes a one column headline announcing a very historic event: the opening of the Panama Canal: "PANAMA CANAL OPENS" "Ancon First Big Ship to Pass Through" "Loaded With Full Cargo as a Test" "Goethals and Other Officials on the Ship" "Trip is to End at Six o'Clock at Night with much detail.
Th... See More
May 7, 1915
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, May 7 and 8, 1915 Two consecutive issues reporting the sinking of the Lusitania.
May 7 issue: The last column of the ftpg. is mostly taken up with headlines on the event including: "TORPEDO DESTROYS LUSITANIA" "Sunk Off Irish Coast by German Submarine--Assistance Is Sent" "Passengers Are Saved, According To Report" "Many Prominen... See More
Item #649248BREWERY & 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
August 15, 1919
THE JEWISH EXPONENT, Philadelphia, Aug. 15, 1919 This newspaper is subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the Interests of the Jewish People" This is a complete 12 page newspaper in excellent condition, still rather white, printed on high-quality paper stock.
Among the articles: "The Jewish Nation As An Exalted Altruism" "Budapest Fears Jewish Massacre" ... See More
September 30, 1920
THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, Sept. 30, 1920 The ftpg. has two column heads relating to the infamous "Black Sox" scandal: "Grand Jury Inquiry In Baseball Infamy Will Go Through To Finish" with subheads; "Reported That 2 More White Sox Players Are Ready to Disclose All" "Brooklyn Leader Enters Into Case" "Manager Robinson of Superbas Objects to... See More
July 20, 1925
NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1925 The top of a front page column has heads on the famous Scopes "monkey" trial in Dayton, Tenn.: "DAYTON FORTIFIED AGAINST LAST SHOCK OF DARROW ATTACK" with subheads: "Fundamentalists Brace Themselves for Salvo of Scientists & Final Arguments" "Rival Chiefs Off For Day" "Darrow Lectures on Tolstoy at Chattanooga--Bryan at... See More
March 5, 1929
QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, March 4 and 5, 1929 A notable two issue set, the March 4 issue reporting Hoover's inauguration with: "Hoover Is President Big Crowd Gathers For Inauguration" & related subheads and a photo captioned: "Herbert Hoover". Pages 2, 4 & 5 continue with much on the inauguration including photos & the full text of his inau... See More
Item #649270WORLD 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.
March 3, 1944
APAMAMA NUT I BEBA, March 3, 1944 This island is a postage stamp size chunk of coral and trees in the Pacific Ocean, one of the Gilbert Islands, not far from the Equator. In the masthead is: "Apamama's On The Map - With One Objective - Blast The Jap!"
This is a crudely produced "camp" newspaper for and by the military installation on this tiny island, single sheet, 8... See More
August 15, 1945
THE BUCCANEER, Okinawa, August, 15, 1945 A crude, typewriter-set newsheet printed under less than ideal situations at a military came. Such were typical during WWII.
Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "EXTRA ! JAPS ACCEPT TERMS". Most of the bkpg. is related text.
This issue was printed less than 2 months after the end of the Battle of Okinawa, one of the bloodiest engagem... See More
August 15, 1945
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 15, 1945 The bold banner headline announces: "GREAT WAR ENDS!" with a banner subhead: "Japs Will Surrender to Gen. M'Arthur" and various related subheads. There is also a small photo of: "Gen. MacArthur".
Complete with both sections and 34 pages, good condition.
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
August 15, 1951
SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, August 15, 1951 Outside of the masthead the only ink on the front page notes: "WILLIAM R. HEARST DEAD", and the caption to the huge photo of him: "1863--William Randolph Hearst--1951".
Hearst was one of the more noted newspaper publishers in American history, having begun with this newspaper (taking over from his father) and and eventually buying ... 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
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