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December 12, 1903
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 12, 1903 The color cover has, "IRON AND STEEL," which is followed by multiple pages of additional articles and photos describing various aspects of the iron industry at the turn of the century. Another article and large photo has: "THE FLOATING SCHOOLSHIP 'YOUNG AMERICA'". The inside cover has a nice ad for Oldsmobile. This ... See More
July 30, 1914
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 30, 1914 The last column on the ftpg. has a nice stack of headlines on the very early weeks of what would become World War I, including: "GERMAN NOTE TO RUSSIA" "Demands Her Intentions in Regard to Her Reported Mobilization" "Blood Is Flowing on the Danube" "Serbs Impeding the Austrian Advance Into Their County" "An... See More
Item #649215(10) SCIENTIFIC 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.
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April 18, 1918
THE COURIER-JOURNAL, Louisville, Kentucky, April 18, 1918 A nice banner headline from World War I: "BRITISH ARE FORCED TO GIVE UP GAINS; FOCH'S RESERVES AWAIT HOUR TO STRIKE" with related subheads concerning the war.
Ten pages, good condition.
July 30, 1921
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 30, 1921
* Chicago White (Black) Sox scandal
* Baseball World Series fix trial
* Best title to be had ? rare as such
As the infamous Black Sox scandal comes to its conclusion (final arguments in the trial were the day before), the ftpg. of the sports section has an interesting article headed: "Asks Conviction Of 'Black Sox' On Their Own ... See More
December 7, 1921
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 7, 1921
* Irish Free State created
* David Lloyd George
The front page has one column headings: "IRISH FREE STATE IS NEW MEMBER OF BRITISH EMPIRE" "British Cabinet Has Unanimously Approved the Settlement and Parliament Is Being Summoned at Once to Ratify the Treaty" and more. Text takes up 2 full columns. A key issue in the creation of the Iris... See More
December 18, 1927
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 18, 1927
* USS S-4 (SS-109) submarine sinking
* G.K. Chesterton on the influence of American economics
* Much on Charles Lindbergh with displayable images
The top of the front page has a four column headline: "SUBMARINE S-4 SINKS WITH 40 ABOARD IN DEEP WATER OFF PROVIDENCE; HIT BY DESTROYER, WHICH IS BEACHED", with subheads and related photos (see ima... See More
June 22, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1928
* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history
* Flight across the Atlantic Ocean
* Airplane "Friendship"
* Airplane "Friendship"
The front page has one column headings: "MISS EARHART SEES ALDERSHOT 'TATTOO'" "Motors From London for the Army's Great Annual Night Spectacle" and more. (see) More related articles on page 3.
Other... See More
July 8, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 8, 1928
* re. Frankie Yale (Uale) assassination
* Al Capone is a suspect
* Amelia Earhart - post Atlantic flight
Page 3 has an article headed: "CAPONE SUBPOENAED IN MURDER OF YALE" "Chicago Gangster Is Sought in Miami on Suspicion of Ordering Brooklyn Killing" "Motive Still Is Vague" and more (see photos). Page XX3 (near back) has addi... See More
October 11, 1928
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, October 11, 1928
* D-LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin German airship
* 1st Interscontinental flight (takeoff)
* Atlantic Ocean to Lakehurst, New Jersey
The front page has a nice banner headline: "DIRIGIBLE ZEPPELIN OFF FOR U. S." with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on the 1st Intercontinental flight of the Graf Zeppelin.
Other news, sports and advertiseme... See More
January 8, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1929
* Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder
* York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire
Page 3 has an article headed: "PRISONER TOLD HIM 'I GOT THE WITCH'" "Third Witness at York (Pa.) Trial Makes Charge Against One Defendant" "Halts 'Witchcraft' Case" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day.... See More
March 29, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 29, 1929
* Woman aviator Amelia EarhartPage 16 has one column headings: " Permit For Miss Earhart" "She is Fourth Woman to Aviation Transport License" (see)
* Gets Airline Transport Pilot License
* Gets Airline Transport Pilot License
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.
Note: While the major histor... See More
October 24, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1929
* Stock market crash of 1929
* Wall Street, New York City
* Great to have in this title
Of the several dates of the prestigious "Times" which reported the Stock Market Crash in late October this was the very first. The top of columns 1 & 2 on the front page have a 3 line head reading: "PRICES OF STOCKS CRASH IN HEAVY LIQUI... See More
December 21, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1929
* John Baird - father of television
* TV in it's infancy - inventions
Page 22 has one column headings: "WALKER TELEVISED AT DEMONSTRATION", "Astonished at Clearness of Voice and Images Reproduced by Baird Device" (see) A very significant report during the infancy of television, an invention which would change not only the world ... See More
March 13, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1930
* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma)
* Salt march (salt satyagraha) begins
* Dandi, India
Page 10 has one column headings: "GANDHI ON MARCH CHALLENGES ARREST" "Upper India Demonstrates as Nationalists Open Campaign for Independence" "British Troops On Alert" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the... See More
January 27, 1932
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 27, 1932
* William Wrigley Jr. death & funeral
* American chewing gum industrialist
* Chicago Cubs owner - Wrigley Field
* Best title to be had ? - rare as such
The front page first column has heads on the death and funeral of William Wrigley, the chewing gum industrialist, owner of the Chicago Cubs and for whom the Cubs field is named.
T... See More
May 5, 1932
NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1932
* Al Capone enters prison (1st report)
* Tax evasion guilty charge
* Chicago gangster boss
The front page has one column headings that include: "PRISON DOORS CLOSE BEHIND CAPONE" "Gangster Reaches Atlanta After Day on Which Curious Crowds Inspect the Train" "Convicts Cry 'Welcome!' " and more.
Complete in 40 pages, gr... See More
January 17, 1934
ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, Jan. 17, 1934 Page 2 has a one column head: "TRAIL BARROW IN GUN FIGHT" "Desperado Hunted in East Texas After Freeing 65 at Prison Farm". Nice report concerning Bonnie & Clyde, the former mentioned with: "...unconfirmed reports the automobile in which the group escaped was driven by Bonnie Parker, Barrow's cigar-smoking & re... See More
July 2, 1934
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 2, 1934 The banner headline notes: "10 MORE DIE BY NAZI BULLETS" with smaller heads including: "Son Of Former Kaiser and Von Papen Arrested" 'Hitler Chiefs Accuse French of Plot to Upset Rule" "World Is Told How Hitler Faced His Foes"
Also on the ftpg: "
Dillinger Pals force Doctor's Help; Slug Him" "Atta... See More
September 10, 1934
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Sept. 10, 1934 The ftpg. headline announces: "INDENDIARISM BLAMED FOR MORRO CASTLE TRAGEDY" with related subheads. Page 5 has six related photos.
Eight pages, nice condition.
September 16, 1935
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 16, 1935 The first column is headed; "HITLER MAKES NAZI SWASTIKA GERMANY'S FLAG" "New Law Excludes Jew as Citizen". The articles takes the entire column.
Complete in 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, 4 small binding holes at th... See More
October 6, 1936
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Oct. 6, 1936
* New York Yankees baseball
* World Series Champions
* Joe DiMaggio & Lou Gehrig
* Best title to be had ? rare
* Early, same day report
A great banner headline announcing the Yankees winning the 1936 World Series over the Giants: "YANKS WIN WORLD SERIES". Taking much of the front page is the: "Box Score of Sixth Series Game&q... See More
June 8, 1937
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 8, 1937
* Actress Jean Harlow death (1st report)
* 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell
The top of the front page has a photo headed: "Death Halts Glamorous Career" with the caption: "Jean Harlow - Filmdom lost one of its most luminous personalities in the death of Jean Harlow...was stricken with utremic poisoning following an... See More
July 18, 1938
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 18, 1938
* Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight
* New York to Ireland - Unintentional ?
This is one of the best "Wrong Way Corrigan" issues we have offered, featuring a banner headline: "FLIES TO DUBLIN 'BY MISTAKE' " and subhead: "Corrigan Crosses Sea In 28 Hours In A $900 Crate". There are also two pho... See More
November 21, 1938
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Nov. 21, 1938
* Finding Jews a homeland ?
* Post Kristallnacht pogrom
* During rise of Nazi Germany
The banner headline announces: "LONDON GIVES JEWS REFUGE IN AFRICA" with subhead: "Offers Disclosed To Commons; Nazis Urge S. American Havens" "$50,000 Acres Made Available In Tanganyika" and other related reports. This was shortly... See More
June 21, 1939
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, June 21, 1939
* Lou Gehrig ends baseball career
* Infantile Paralysis - New York Yankees
* Best title to be had ? (rare as such)
The front pages has a six column headline announcing: "Gehrig Has Paralyzing Illness" as well as a photo of him headed: "Doctors Find Him Through as Player" and "Veteran Yankee Appears in Good Spirits When H... See More
November 25, 1942
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 25, 1942
* The Jewish Holocaust in progress
* Extermination of Polish Jews ordered
* Zionist leader Stephen Samuel Wise report
The top of page 4 has a column head: "2 Million Jews Slain By Nazis, Dr. Wise Avers" "Extermination of All in 1942 Held Hitler Aim".
This report includes: "...that approximately half the estimated 4 ... 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
July 20, 1944
NEW YORK POST, July 20, 1944
* Operation Valkyrie (1st report)
* Adolph Hitler assassination attempt
The entire front page is taken up with the dramatic report of Operation Valkyrie, white letters dropped out of a black box: "ATTEMPT TO KILL HITLER! " "He Is Injured; 12 Officers Hurt".
The report on page 3 is headed: "Hitler Injured In Attempt On Life" w... See More
May 3, 1945
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 3, 1945
* Adolph Hitler death issue
* Nice for display
The banner headline announces: "HITLER SUICIDE---REDS" with a sub-banner head: "Berlin Falls to Russians; 70,000 Captured" Also on the ftpg: "Goebbels Also Dies, Chief Aid Says' Nazi Capital Won In 12 Day Battle" with more.
The back page features a map showing Germany &... See More
July 7, 1947
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 7, 1947
* The great UFO hysteria of 1947 - early report with photos
* Front page coverage of "sightings" throughout the U.S. and Canada
The front page has the full banner headline: "REPORTS SEEING DISCS LAND," with subhead: "WOMAN SAYS 8 FLUTTERED DOWN IN IDAHO - 'The Great Saucer Mystery' Deepens. The coverage continues on an in... See More
April 3, 1952
THE LAMPASAS DISPATCH, Texas, "Juvember 33, 1969" A fascinating fictitious newspaper created specifically for "Operation Long Horn--For Maneuver Purposes Only--Not Intended For General Distribution".
The website begins: "In the spring of 1952, as Cold War tensions heightened, Lampasas Countians’ worst fears seemingly materialized, as “enemy troops”... See More
November 16, 1954
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 16, 1954
* Lionel Barrymore death
* Hollywood actor & director
* Academy Award winner
The bottom half of the front page has a 2 column head announcing: "Lionel Barrymore Is Dead at 76; Actor's Career Spanned 61 Years" which includes a photo of him (see). The article carries over to an inside page which also includes 4 additional photos of him. S... See More
December 10, 1954
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1954
* Alan Ameche wins Heisman Trophy
* Wisconsin Badgers college football
This 56 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 37: "AMECHE RECEIVES HEISMAN TROPHY", "Wisconsin Fullback Saluted as 'Outstanding' Player at Downtown A. C. Event"
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Nice condition.... See More
February 3, 1959
MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1959
* Death of rock & roll stars
* Buddy Holly, the "Big Bopper" and Richie Valens
* "The Day the Music Died"
The death of these legendary names from the early rock and roll era is not commonly found in period newspapers, unfortunately. And when found the reports are typically brief.
This issue has the report on pag... See More
November 9, 1960
LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, "Election Extra", Nov. 9, 1960
* John F. Kennedy JFK elected president
The front page features a banner headline: "TREND INDICATES KENNEDY WIN" with photos of both John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon, and subheads. More photos inside.
A very displayable issue of an event seldom saved at the time.
The complete 30 page first section of a 92 pa... See More
May 23, 1961
THE FREE PRESS, Michigan, May 23, 1961
* Freedom Riders
* Civil rights activists
* Montgomery, Alabama
The front page has a two-column, 3-line heading: "What It's Like To Be Part of Freedom Ride", which continues on page 5 with considerable detail. Another article on the front page has: "FBI Makes 1st Arrests In Alabama", with more on page nine. Not photoed is a rel... See More
May 23, 1961
THE FREE PRESS, Michigan, May 23, 1961
* Freedom Riders - Civil rights activists
* Plan to head to Mississippi
* "Nazis" set sights on New Orleans
* "The Faces of Turmoil"
The front page has: "Riders Vow Mississippi Bus Trip", which continues on page 2. The back page has: "The Faces of Turmoil", which includes several related photos - one which is c... 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 8, 1972
DAILY NEWS, New York, Nov. 8, 1972
* Richard Nixon elected president
* Famous tabloid publication
The front page is dominated by: "IT'S A NIXON LANDSLIDE" with a bit more, plus a photo of "A Happy President & Pat land at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. last night to follow election results at the White House."
How his fortunes would change in less than 2 years... See More
June 29, 1978
CHICAGO SUN TIMES, June 29, 1978 The front page and pgs. 4 & 5 have significant coverage of the landmark Supreme Court decision in "Regents of University of California vs. Bakke", an historic case which upheld affirmative action.
Complete in 144 pages, tabloid size, very nice condition.... See More
September 9, 1980
THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, September 9, 1980 (for September 10-16, 1980), VOL. XXV No. 37
On September 13, 1980, Elton John performed a free concert in Central Park, New York. The concert drew an estimated 400,000 spectators, which places it in the top 10 biggest (in terms of crowd-size) concerts ever held in Central Park. Page 59 of this issue has a full-page ad for the co... 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
September 8, 1981
THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, September 8, 1981 (for September 9-15, 1981), VOL. XXVI No. 37
Page 65 has in interesting article regarding the Rolling Stones: "Stones Are Only Skin Deep", which includes a large photo of the super-group, which is captioned: "Mick and Keith and a whole bunch of East Village disinformation." See images for details.
Page 73 h... See More
October 1, 1985
USA TODAY Washington, D.C. (National Distribution), October 1, 1985 The front page of this issue has a large photo headed, "Good Grief! Charlie's 35", which features the article: "Happiness is a warm comic strip - 100 million fans read it; just another day for strip; Tomorrow: Schulz inquiry". Page two has: "Schulz does cartooning himself", which includes co... 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
April 25, 2001
LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 25, 2001 The front page has the two-line, 4-column heading: "Supreme Court Scales Back Part of '64 Civil Rights Act". In this crucial 5-4 ruling, justices confirm that Congress did not authorize private lawsuits under law prohibiting intentional discrimination. This one one of several cases which constrained the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Another separate 5-4 dec... See More
April 25, 2001
LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 25, 2001 (Calendar Section only) The front page of this Calendar Section has a large photo of U-2's front man, Bono, with another of drummer Larry Mullen. The 4-column headline has: "All That U2 Can't Leave Behind," which provides a detailed review of the mega-group and their performance at Anaheim Stadium. The article continues on an inside page which ha... 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
April 16, 2013
LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 16, 2013
* Texas 1st state to test new Voter Rights Act changes
* The Obama Administration's Eric Holder declares he will push back against new Supreme Court ruling
* Shelby County vs. Holder to be challenged
The front page has a small heading: "Feds want Texas voting oversight," which flags the lengthy page 12 article, "New voting battle brews i... See More
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