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Item #646999THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, 1913 As the title would suggest this magazine is focused on horse racing, and the masthead notes: "A Weekly Thoroughbred Journal Published by the Thoroughbred Record Company".
The ftpg. has a horse racing-related photo with a great wealth of text inside on the horse racing. Many horse racing advertisements as well.
Complete in 1... See More
July 29, 1914
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 29, 1914 Among the ftpg. column heads on World War I are: "IS AUSTRIA GIVING WAY?" "Indications that Russia Has Called a Halt on Her Military Operations" "Russia & Germany Send Troops To Frontier" & much more.
Complete in 28 pages, 4 finding holes at the blank spine, mostly loose at the spine, good condition.
November 4, 1915
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 4, 1915 The front cover has a very nice, color print of naval action captioned: "In The Fighting Top". Inside has some photos regarding World War I including: "Where the Great War Began" being a photo of: "Sarajevo, the City Where the Archduke Francis Ferdinand was Assassinated".
Complete in 24 pages with the colo... See More
January 10, 1917
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Jan. 10, 1917
* Buffalo Bill death
* William Cody
The front page has column heads reporting: "BUFFALO BILL IS DEAD" "Indian Fighter, Great Hunter, Scout, Showman" "Idol of the World's Boys, Lovers of Adventure" "To Sleep in a Tomb on Rattlesnake Mountain" "Gave His Best to Develop the Immense West".
The... See More
October 1, 1920
THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, October 1, 1920
* Chicago White Sox
* Black Sox scandal
* 1919 World Series vs. Red
The ftpg. has one column heads, a portion of which refers to the infamous "Black Sox" scandal: "Brooklyn Players Questioned Today" "But District Attorney Withholds Evidence--White Sox Players on Stand at Chicago".
The first report c... See More
March 8, 1924
THE SCOUT, London, March 8, 1924 An early issue of the Boy Scout magazine, and noted in the masthead: "Founded by Sir Robert Baden-Powell" who is credited with founding the Boy Scouts.
This was very much the "Boy's Life" of its day, with various articles & stories of interest to boys and scouts. Various illustrations as well. Complete in 24 pages, color front &am... See More
October 19, 1931
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Oct. 19 and 20, 1931
* Inventor Thomas Edison death
A pair of issues on the funeral of Thomas Edison. Issue of the 19th has a bold banner headline: "HOMAGE PAID BY MILLIONS" with a nice photo of him headed: "Was Benefactor of Mankind". Subheads include: "Body of Thomas A. Edison Lies Today in State in Library of His L... See More
June 1, 1938
THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, June 1, 1938
* Lou Gehrig's 2,000th consecutive game played
* New York Yankees - MLB baseball
This 14 page newspaper one column headlines on page 8:
"Yankees Trounce Red Sox, 12-5"
"Lou Gehrig Plays 2,000 Game"
See photos for 1st report coverage on the 2,000th game milestone achieved by Yankee great Lou Gehrig. He would end up... See More
June 23, 1939
NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1939
* Lou Gehrig's baseball career ends
* Infantile Paralysis diagnosis
* Best title to be had ?
Page 24 has various baseball reports with two column headlines: "Gehrig Is Amazed and Cheered As Messages From Fans Pour In" "Stricken Star Avoids a Demonstration at Stadium by Staying in Dugout--Move Is On to Set Aside a Day for Him"... See More
Item #636874WORLD WAR II: "The Star" and "Evening Press" newspapers from Guernsey in the Channel Islands. Ten issues of a bona-fide Nazi newspaper published in English for the residents of this English Channel island during the Nazi occupation. All issues date from 1940 thru early 1945. The images shown are representative of what you will receive.
December 8, 1941
THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, Hawaii, Dec. 8, 1941
* Attack on Pearl Harbor
* U.S. to enter World War II
* Imperial Japanese Navy
* Great headline for display !
Fully one-third of the newspaper, above the masthead, is taken up with a dramatic three line banner headline: "SABOTEURS LAND HERE ! Britain, Australia Declare War ! " with various related subheads as well includi... See More
August 15, 1945
THE CHICAGO SUN, Aug. 15, 1945
* World War II ends
* Japanese surrenders
Great banner headline announces the end of the war: "COMPLETE VICTORY" " 'Cease Fire!' Order Issued; MacArthur to Rule Japan" with related subheads and a photo of: "Gen. Douglas MacArthur".
Complete in 30 pages with 2 sections, light toning at the central fold, generally ver... See More
September 22, 1945
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 22, 1945 Page 5 contains a very compelling article on identifying Nazis leaders involved in the holocaust atrocities on the Jews, with the one column head: "Belsen Survivor Picks Out Nazis" and subhead: "Jewish Woman Physician Who Was Also in Oswiecim Camp Is Witness at Trial". The text (see photos) notes a: "...Polish Jewish woman, her conc... See More
May 15, 1948
THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, May 15, 1948
* State of Israel is established
* Israel is recognized by the United States
* Skirmishing between Arabs & Jews continue
The front page has a banner headline: "INVASION TROOPS ENTER ISRAEL" with subheads that include: "Planes Attack Tel Aviv" and "Surprise U.S. Move 'Hides' UN Failure". The... See More
January 20, 1953
TIMES HERALD, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 1953
* Dwight Eisenhower - Ike
* President of U.S. inauguration
The top banner headline announces: "EISENHOWER INAUGURATED" with a subhead: "Huge Throngs Witness Ceremony and Parade" with two large photos of the inauguration. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the nation's capital.
The presumed complete issue... See More
July 27, 1953
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, July 27, 1953
* Korean War ends (1st report)
* North and South Korea
The front pages features a great banner headline: "TRUCE IN KOREA" with another banner head: "U.N. and Red Negotiators Sign at Panmunjom; Shooting Ends at 9 A.M.; Clark Talks to Rhee" with various other related subheads. Also a related ftpg. photo of GIs placing flowers ... See More
October 3, 1965
THE DETROIT NEWS, October 3, 1965
* Sandy Koufax, Los Angeles Dodgers pitching Ace
* To miss 1st World Series game due to Yom Kippur
* Los Angeles Dodgers win National League Pennant
On the same day newspapers reported the Los Angeles Dodgers claiming the National League Pennant on the back of Sandy Koufax, page 7-D featured: "Holiday Offers Baseball Problem," which tells of Sand... See More
October 6, 1965
THE DETROIT NEWS, October 6, 1965
* Sandy Koufax to miss 1st World Series game due to Yom Kippur
* Brief mention in "day of" newspaper
* Interview held the prior day
On the same day the Los Angeles Dodgers' pitching Ace, Sandy Koufax, was to miss the 1st game of the World Series due to Yom Kippur, this newspaper ran an article providing the transcript of an interview with San... See More
July 20, 1969
SUNDAY HERALD TRAVELER, Boston, July 20, 1969
* Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne
* Chappaquiddick Island accident (1st report)
The ftpg. has a report: "Ted Safe, Woman Dies in Car Dive" which reports the controversial Chappaquiddick incident. Great to have in a Boston newspaper. The ftpg. includes photos of Mary Jo Kopechne and accident scene showing the car after... See More
November 19, 1969
BOSTON HERALD TRAVELER, Nov. 19, 1969
* Joseph P. Kennedy death (1st report)
* Best title to be had ?
Although the headline announces the second landing of men on the moon, also on the ftpg. is a report of the death of Joseph Kennedy, patriarch of the Kennedy family. "Joseph Kennedy Dead; Private Family Rites" with a photo of him & another of his wife & 2 daughter... See More
October 10, 1972
THE DAILY COURIER, Connellsville, Pennsylvania, Oct. 10, 1972
* Freedom of the Press
* Unusual front page
This issue features one of the more striking front pages of the 20th century, being mostly blank with: "NO NEWS TODAY!" and a "Censored!" stamp across the middle.
The "Don't Let This Happen..." introduces the freedom-of-the-press celebration duri... See More
June 10, 1978
THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, June 10, 1978
* Blacks may become Mormon priests
Page 21 has a one column head: "Mormons Let Blacks In Clergy". The report notes in part: "...Mormon Church President Spencer W. Kimball said he had received a revelation from God after praying...to 'extend to every worthy member of the church all of the privileges and ble... See More
December 9, 1980
LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper.
To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F... See More
December 27, 1999
LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 27, 1999
* The "Man of the Century" selected
* Curtis Mayfield's death report and obituary
The front page has a small announcement regarding the death of singer-songwriter Curtis Mayfield, which continues on page 23. Page 23 has a related small photo and a detailed obituary.
This issue also includes a feature article on "The Man of the Century... See More
November 30, 2001
LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, November 30, 2001 This is the regular 52 page daily issue of this newspaper from George Harrison's hometown, the edition as sold on the streets of Liverpool the morning after his death. The ftpg. features a recent photo of Harrison with the headline: "BEATLE GEORGE IS DEAD" and various subheads (see photos). There are several reports and additional p... See More
August 11, 2008
LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 11, 2008
* The death report of Isaac Hayes
* Detailed coverage of the Summer Olympics
The front page has: Isaac Hayes, 1942-2008 - 'Black Moses' led pop to new ground," which tell of the death of Isaac Hayes, and includes a photo and supporting text. The article continues on pg. A12, which in dedicated to him in its entirety, and includes multiple phot... See More
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