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CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Illinois, November 5, 2008
* Barrack Obama elected President of the United States
* Hometown newspaper of first African-American president
Presidential election newspapers have always been a mainstay of any historic newspaper collection, and ideally collectors try to find such an issue from the victor's hometown.
This newspaper is special for three reasons: 1) it is ... See More
USA TODAY, November 5, 2008 This 48 page newspaper has a nice two line banner headline on the front page: "America makes history, Obama Wins! " with subheads and nice color photo of Obama with family. Much more on the inside pages in the 1st section. (see)
Our post on the History's Newsstand Blog:
Regardless of your view on the recent U.S. election, one... See More
ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT GAZETTE, Little Rock, November 4, 1992
* President Bill Clinton
* Wins presidential election (1st)
* Best title to be had ?
Great to have this event from the capital of Arkansas, Clinton's home state, with a front page headline: "Clinton wins" with subheads and color photo. More inside with full page pictorial.
Complete 1st section only with all 18 pages, n... See More
THE WASHINGTON POST, Nov. 9, 1988
* President George H. W. Busch
* Best title to have
The two line banner headline announces: "Bush Elected 41st President by Large Margin As Democrats Retain Dominance in Congress" with a ftpg. photo of President-elect Bush acknowledging the applause during his acceptance speech.
Contains pages 1-16 and 29-44 (the election results). Light to... See More
AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, Ohio, November 7, 1984
* Ronald Reagan elected
The front page banner headline reads: "It's a Reagan Landslide, Again" with subheads and photo. Much more inside.
Complete 1st section only with 20 pages, nice condition.
THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1977
* Jimmy Carter inauguration
* Best title to have
The best newspaper to be had for any presidential election or inauguration would be the famous Washington Post. The two-line banner headline reads "Carter Is Sworn In as President; Asks 'Fresh Faith in Old Dream'", with various related subheads as well. The ftpg. als... See More
* Lyndon B. Johnson takes oath as President
HERALD EXAMINER--ELECTION EXTRA, Los Angeles, Nov. 4, 1964
* Lyndon B. Johnson presidential election
The large banner headline proclaims: "JOHNSON VICTORY" and: "Record Vote Buries Barry" with further subheads and photo.
The complete first section (of 6) with pages 1-20. Very nice condition.... See More
THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, November 10, 1960
* Roger Maris wins MLB baseball MVP
* New York Yankees
* JFK 1960 election
This 8 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 5: "Maris, MVP Award Winner, Says Yanks Will Win Again" with photo of Maris. (see)
Other news of the day with follow up reporting on John F. Kennedy winning the Presidential election on the front... See More
LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, Election Extra, November 9, 1960 The front page has a nice banner headline: "TREND INDICATES KENNEDY WIN" with photos of both John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon, and subheads. (see). More photos inside. A very displayable issue of an event seldom saved at the time.
Incomplete issue containing the full 1st section (30 pages) of a normally 92 page issue. All ... See More
THE PHOENIX GAZETTE, November 9, 1960
* John F. Kennedy JFK elected president
The front page has a nice banner headline: "KENNEDY PREPARES CHANGE; VOTE CLOSEST SINCE 1884" with subheads and related photo. A displayable issue of an event seldom saved at the time prior to his assassination.
Incomplete issue containing 12 pages of a 22 page 1st section only, a little spine wear... See More
DAILY NEWS, New York, Nov. 7, 1956
* General Dwight D. Eisenhower
* Elected president of the United States
The headline announces: "IT'S IKE AND JAVITS" with a large photo of President Eisenhower with wife Mamie. Much more on the election on inside pages. The back page is headed: "Election Score" with a huge chart of the election results state-by-state. N... See More
HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, Nov. 7, 1956
* General Dwight D. Eisenhower
* Elected president of the United States
At the very top of the front page: "ELECTION EXTRA" and followed by a large, bold banner headline: "IKE LANDSLIDE" and related subheads.
The complete sections 1 & 2 (of 4) with 32 pages, very nice, clean condition.... See More
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, California, Nov. 7, 1956
* Dwight Eisenhower - Ike
* Elected President of U.S.
Above the masthead is: "Election Extra" and the banner headline dramatically drops out of a black box: "IKE WINS" with a related photo. Another banner head: "GOP SWEEP BUILDING UP".
The complete first section with pages 1-16, very nice condition.... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 9, 1952
* Yitzhak Ben-Zvi elected 2nd president of Israel
* Labor Zionist leader
A two column headline: "Ben-Zvi Elected President Of Israel in Dramatic Vote" with subhead: "Successor to Weizmann Wins on 3d Ballot After Leftists Shift to Him" and a one column photo of Ben-Zvi.
Complete in 68 pages, light browning, otherwise in good condition.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 14, 1949
* Ladies Professional Golf Association formation (LPGA)
* Patty Berg - Babe Didrikson Zaharias
This 64 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 45: "PRO GROUP FORMED FOR WOMEN'S GOLF" "Organization to Conduct Open Tourney Sept. 22-25--Miss Berg Elected President"
This was the actual formation of the La... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, November 4, 1948
* Harry S. Truman wins election
* Come from behind victory
The front page features the headlines: "Truman Returning To Capital To Carry Out Election Pledges" and "Several 'New Dealers' Elected In Democratic Vote Sweep", with supporting text and a nice photo (see images)." The front page also has... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, July 24, 1948
* Henry A. Wallace wins nomination
* Progressive Party candidate
This 28 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "'Wallace or War' Keynotes Progressive Party Conclave" and more with related photo. More related material on page 6.
Tells of the nomination of Henry A. Wallace for the Progressive Party ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1948
* Communism complete in Czechoslovakia
* Eduard Benes
This 52 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Benes Resigns in Prague; Gottwald Likely Successor" with subhead and photo of Benes.
Eduard Benes 'resignation resulted in the Communist complete takeover in Czechoslovakia.
Other news of the day th... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, February 25, 1946
* Juan Peron elected President of Argentina
This 38 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:
* ARGENTINES BALLOT IN ORDERLY CROWDS FOR NEW PRESIDENT
* Nation's Poll of 3,000,000 Under Guard of Army Is Peaceful Everywhere
and more. Continues on page 3 with related photos.
Other news of the day. Rag editio... See More
MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, Nov. 7, 1941
* William Morris Bioff & George Brown
* Guilty of extortion in the movie industry
As the title suggests, this publication is replete with news concerning the movie industry. This issue has a major event on the front page with: "Browne, Bioff Guilty as Charged; Face 30 Years" with related subheads.
Running unopposed, George E ... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, November 6, 1940
* Franklin D. Roosevelt
* 1st ever Third term victory
The front page has a banner headline: "Roosevelt Assured of 468 Electoral Votes" with subheads that include: "Shatters All Traditions By Landslide Win Over Willkie, Republican Foe" and more with related photo (see photos).
1sst repo... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1939 This 42 page newspaper has a nice banner headlines on page 23: "Barrow Is Elected President of Yanks After George Ruppert Declines Post" with many subheads and related photos.
Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.
wikipedia notes: Edward Grant Barrow (May 10, 1868 - December 15, 1953) was an American manager and e... See More
ALLENTOWN CHRONICLE AND NEWS, June 27, 1936 (single page)
* Two-tone portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt
* Noteworthy 1936 election season
This authentic single page from the Allentown Chronicle and News shows a wonderful portrait of FDR, and was published during the summer leading up to the famous Presidential Election of 1936, which, in terms of electoral votes, was the most lopsided president... See More
* Assassination of Huey Long
This 12 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "DEATH TODAY TAKES LONG" with subhead. (see).
Light browning with some margin wear but no text loss, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.
source: wikipedia: Huey Pierce Long, Jr. (August 30, 1893 &ndas
ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, November 8, 1933
* Fiorello Henry La Guardia elected mayor of New York City
This 36 page newspaper has a two column photo on the front page with caption: "New York Victors and Vanquished"
Also a nice seven column headline on page 2: "LAGUARDIA SWEPT INTO OFFICE BY 250,000 PLURALITY"
Other news of the day. Light bro... See More
ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, November 13, 1932.
* Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1st presidential election
* Great portrait photograph for display & more
The front page of this photo section has a great portrait photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt with heading: "Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt Of New York, President-Elect Of The United States. (see) Terrific for displ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 31, 1932
* Hermann Goering elected president of the new Reichstag
* Early Hitler and Nazis before total power
This 36 page newspaper has one column headline on the front page that include: "REICHSTAG IS CALM; WILL ASK HINDENBURG TO LET IT CONTINUE" "Nazi Is Elected Speaker--'Toleration' of the Present Cabinet Is Likely" "... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1932
* Nazi leader Hermann Göring
* Elected president of the Reichstag
The top of the front page has one column headings: "REICHSTAG IS CALM; WILL ASK HINDENBURG TO LET IT CONTINUE" "Nazi Is Elected Speaker--'Toleration' of the Present Cabinet Is Likely" "Red Assails The President" and more. (see) First report coverag... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1932
* Eamon De Valera elected president
* Fianna Fail - Dail
* Ireland - Irish
The front page has one column headings that include: "DE VALERA ELECTED PRESIDENT BY DAIL", "Cheered as He is Selected to Head Cabinet--Chooses Republican Aides", "Takes Oath Of Allegiance" and more (see images). Always nice to have notable events in h... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 10, 1932
* Eamon De Valera elected president
* Fianna Fail - Dail
* Ireland - Irish
The front page has one column headings that include: "DE VALERA ELECTED PRESIDENT BY DAIL", "Cheered as He is Selected to Head Cabinet--Chooses Republican Aides", "Takes Oath Of Allegiance" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisemen... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1931
* Niceto Alcalá-Zamora elected president
* Second Spanish Republic - Spain
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ZAMORA IS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF SPAIN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Niceto Alcalá-Zamora becoming the president of the Second Spanish Republic. Article continues inside with photo of... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1931
* Paul Doumer election (1st report)
* French president - France
* Aristide Briand defeated
The front page has a two column headline: "DOUMER DEFEATS BRIAND FOR FRENCH PRESIDENCY; WINS ON SECOND BALLOT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside with photo of Doumer.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complet... See More
THE PATRIOT, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, March 5, 1929
* President Herbert Hoover inauguration (1st report)
This 32 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "HOOVER TAKES OATH AS PRESIDENT; CALLS ON PEOPLE TO HEED LAW; RAIN FAILS TO MAR CEREMONY" with subheads and related photos. This tells of the inauguration of President Herbert Hoover.
Other news, ... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, November 7, 1928
* Herbert Hoover elected President
* Republicans Win
The front page has a three column headline: "MAJORITIES FOR HOOVER PILE UP AS RETURNS COME IN FROM LATE DISTRICTS" with subheads and photo. (see) Other related headings as well.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, a few small bi... See More
THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, April 27, 1925
* Paul von Hindenburg
* 1st election as president of Germany
This 14 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "Hindenburg Is Elected President Of Germany is Sweeping Victory; His Plurality Approaches 900,000" with subheads. 1st report coverage on Paul von Hindenburg becoming the president of Germany.
Other ne... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, February 4, 1924
* Death of President Woodrow Wilson
This 20 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "FUNERAL OF WOODROW WILSON WILSON TO TAKE PLACE ON NEXT WEDNESDAY" with subheads that include: "WHOLE NATION MOURNS DEATH OF WOODROW WILSON" and much more with nice black bordered photo of Wilson.
Other news of th... See More
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 6, 1917
* President Woodrow Wilson second inauguration
* On the brink of World War I
This 14 page has front page headlines that include: "PRESIDENT WILSON TAKES OATH" "Firm Stand for Armed Neutrality" "Nation Poised On Verge Of War" "Big Parade" and more. Continues on page 2 with nice two ... See More
THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, Missouri, November 10, 1916
* Woodrow Wilson re-elected
* President of the United States
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "WILSON WINS CALIFORNIA IS DECIDING STATE" "Coast Ballots Turn Tide With Probable Plurality of 2,900" "TOTAL OF 273 VOTES" and more. (see)
Tells of ... See More
ALBUQUERQUE MORNING JOURNAL, Albuquerque, New Mexico, November 5, 1912 The front page of this issue carries articles pertaining to the presidential election being held that day. Headlines are: "Three Candidates For President Campaign To Last Minute"; "Roosevelt Makes Last Appeal to Votes Of His Home Town"; and "Headquarters To Have Complete Returns From All States&qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 28, 1912
This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "The Dogs of War."
In this issue there is an ad for the book "Mark Twain--A Biography" and an article called "Progress of the Campaign." Also in this issue there is a full page illustration of "The National Pest--A... See More
THE FRANKLIN JOURNAL, Farmington, Maine, August, 6, 1912 The front page of this issue has a one column-wide article "Taft's Speech of Acceptance" with subheads "'Save the Constitution' The Keynote and Democrats Asked to Help" and "Spread of Socialist Doctrines Is Due to Muckraking and Should be Checked". This would be the year in which a four-way pre... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 15, 1910 This issue contains the wonderful double page centerfold print, "Better Than Sugar", by James Montgomery Flagg. Another print of note is, "A Winter Cargo From Maine", by H.M. Brett. Also included are: "The Most Important City Official In The World", "The Senatorial Hall Of Fame", by E.W. Kimbl... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 19, 1909 There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "Edward Everett Hale--The famous author of "The Man Without a Country."
This issue has an article on "Edward Everett Hale" and photos of "The Opening Days of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition at Seattle." There is a double ... See More
This issue has photos of "A House that was Built in a Day"; "With the Candidates in the West"; "A Glance Across the Footlights" and "The Coming Alaska-Yukon Expositio
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1908 The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "T. R. 'Our Candidate is the Strongest Man I Know'--He Needs to Be."
This issue has a photo of "The Pope's Ecclesiastical Jubilee"; photos of "The American Fleet at the Antipodes"; "In the Trail of the Adirondack Forest Fires&... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1908 The front page of this issue reads: "The 'Square Deal' Dance". Additional inside photos regard the US Railroad System. A double page center fold is titled: "How About This, William? The Overshadowing Issue at this Time is Equal Rights to all and Special Privileges to None" (see photos). Other adve... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1908 There is a front pg. illustration, " 'Say, Bill, Shall We Shoot up this Tenderfoot Show?' " by W. A.. Rogers. In this issue, there is are photos of "A British Cruiser Sunk by a Liner"; The Cyclone which Swept through the South"; a double pg. illustration of " 'Land!' " by R. F. ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 3, 1907 There is a front page illustration, "Date of Sailing Postponed" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "A Tragedy of Peace"; "A Midsummer Day's Dream"; "The Martyrdom of an Empress"; "On the 1907 Tour"; "Stemming a Flood to Check a Famine" and many more. There are also s... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1907 There is a front page illustration, "Going to Make a Good Stagger at it, Anyway" by W. A. Rogers. There is an article of "Our Real War With Japan" by William Inglis. There is an illustration of "Top Speed and 40-Cupid Power" by Alden Dawson and an double page illustration by James Montgomery Flagg calle... See More
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HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 1, 1902 Frontpage photo Miss Alice Roosevelt; doublepage photos of the Panama Canal; fullpage illustration Battery Place At Night; Uncle Sam's Man-Factory in Porto Rico; fullpage photo An Army Bride; The Prince of Story-Tellers (Sir Walter Scott); doublepage centerfold illustrations "the Proposed Beautification of Washington"; fullpa... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 11, 1902 Frontpage illustration of Mary E. Wilkins; fullpage photos New-Year's Day at the White House; The International Polo Championship; fullpage photo of the First President of Cuba, Tomas Estrada Palma; fullpage illustration "The New York Custom-House"; The Latin Quarter of To-day; The Commuter's Club Car; fullpage photo of Leslie ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 24, 1900 A Century of Achievement - Music by Philip Hale; Count von Waldersee at Tientsin; fullpage illustration "Unbridled Bits From The Horse Show"; The Close of the Football Season; doublepage centerfold "Four-in-Hand-Driving Competition At The National Horse Show" by Reay; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 10, 1899
The front page has a full page print: "Admiral Dewey's Return--U.S.S. 'Olympia' in Kau-Lung Dry Dock, Hong-Kong". There is a full page of photos on: "The Arrival in the United States of the Former Spanish War-Ship 'Reina Mercedes'". The doublepage centerfold is an illustration of "In the Philippines--A Bay... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 4, 1899
Full ftpg: 'Skee-Running on the Snow-Covered Hills of Oregon' is an early skiing print. Photo of: 'Gen. Maximo Gomez' with an article as well. Fullpg: 'Colorado--A Snowslide Blockade in Grand River Canyon'. Two fullpgs. of scenes of: 'Mardi-Gras Carnival, N. Orleans'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are inc... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1899
Front full pg. illus. of "Cuba - Special Commissioner Robert P. Porter Arranging with General Gomez at Remedios for the Disbandment of the Cuban Army." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Manila - The Scene of the Recent Repulse of the Filipinos." Full pg. illus. of "Manila - Filipinos in Action." Full pg. illus. of &... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 28, 1897
Front full pg. illus. of "Summer Diversions - A Garden Party on the North Shore, Massachusetts." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "Ascent of the Mazamas to the Summit of Mount Rainier, Washington." Full pg. illus. of "The Requiem Mass for the Late Senor Canovas Del Cstillo - Scene in the Church of St. Vincent De Paul, ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1897
Front full pg. illus. of "Dead Man's Curve - New York's Most Dangerous Crossings." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Colonel John Hay" and "General Horace Porter." Four small portraits of "New United States Senators." Three small portraits of "The German Opera Season in New York." 1/2 pg. ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY November 21, 1896. Front full pg. illus. of "The Recall - 'Make the Best of Your Way to the Ship'." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Edward John Poynter, President of the Royal Academy." Full pg. illus. of "The New Aquarium in Historic Castle Garden, New York." Full pg. of illus. of "Our Pacific Squadron at Port Angeles, Washington.&qu... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, Nov. 14, 1896 Full ftpg: 'Congratulating a Winner at the Horse Show, Madison Sq. Garden'. Fullpg: 'Election Night in N.Y. City--The Crowd Watching the Returns at Madison Sq.'. Nice A.B. Frost dblpgctrfld: 'A Chance Shot While Setting Out Decoys'. Some college football photos.
Harper's WEEKLY, Oct. 24, 1896 Fullpg: 'A Conference at the Republican Hqts., Chicago' & two fullpgs: 'Sesquicentennial Celebration of Princeton Univ.--The Campus & Nassau Hall'. Included is a photos of: 'Woodrow Wilson, Prof. of Jurisprudence'. Fullpg: 'A Typical Campaign Barbecue in the South & Middle West' Nice A.B. Frost print: 'The Right of ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1896. Front full pg. illus. of "Leader Altgeld and His Mask." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Scenes at the Democratic National Convention, Chicago, Illinois." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "William Jennings Bryan" and "Arthur Sewall." Dblpgctrfld. of "The Democratic National Convention, Chicago, Illinois - Senator Dav... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY February 8, 1896. Front full pg. illus. of "The Rebellion in Cuba - A Charge of Insurgent Cavalry Armed with Machetes." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Some Torpedo Boats of Great Britain's Navy." Full pg. illus. of "The Stranding of the American Liner 'St. Paul' on the New Jersey Coast, Near Long Branch." Full pg. illus. of "Thirs... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Apr. 27, 1895 Fullpg. shows a coach leaving the 'Country Club House, West Chester'. Three pg. article with 12 photos on Liberia. Nice fullpg: 'Sketches in Bermuda' shows 5 scenes. Photos of 4 college baseball teams, including Yale, Harvard, Princeton & Penn State. Nice.
HARPER'S WEEKLY January 26, 1895 Front full pg. illus. of "The Launch of the New Lake Steamer 'North Land,' at Cleveland, Ohio, January 5, 1895." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Franxois Felix Faure." Full pg. illus. of "The Street-Car Strike in Brooklyn." Full pg. containing three illus. of "The War in the East - Shanghai and Its Defences." Ful... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1893 The full front page is a print captioned: "Easter Sunday On Fifth Avenue, New York". Other prints within include a full page of 10 photos of: "The Proposed Site for the Botanical Gardens, Bronx Park, New York"; a full pg. with 6 photos captioned: "The Annexation Question--Views In Honolulu"; small prints of "Prin... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 25, 1893 Fullpg: 'Interior of the New Hotel Waldorf' & '$3 million Boston Fire' 2 full pgs. of: 'In The Minnesota Pines' shows 8 photos of a lumberman's work. Very nice fullpg: 'Proposed Terminal of the East River Bridge in Brooklyn'.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 5, 1892
Full front page: 'The Obsequies of Mrs. Harrison in the East Room of the White House' plus a full page on her inside. Half page: 'Funeral of Lord Tennyson--Digging the Grave in Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey'. Several photos on the Columbian Exposition. Double page centerfold: 'Fishing for Striped Bass in the Surf o... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1892 Nice full front page print: "Columbian Exposition, Chicago - The Dedication Ceremonies in the Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building." Inside is a full page print: "Columbian Exposition, Chicago - Mural Dexorations in the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building." & "Chicago Columbian Celebration - Triumphal Ar... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1892 (with Supplement)
Front full page illustration of "The New York Columbian Celebration - The Banquet at Lenox Lyceum." Inside are two full page illustrations of "The New York Colombian Celebration - Scenes Along the Line of March." Double page centerfold of "The Columbian Celebration in New York - The Military Parade.... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 4, 1892 Full page: 'The Kentucky Centennial' includes an illustration of Daniel Boone. 'Rome' has several scenes. 'The American Cavalry School' includes 10 illustration by Remington. Nice full page: 'Indian Encampment on Ballast Is., Seattle'. Photos of 2 baseball players.
Harper's WEEKLY, May 7, 1892 Front page: 'Pres. Harrison Laying the Cornerstone for the Grant Monument' plus another full page on this inside. Much on 'Constantinople'. Full page with 4 illus. by Remington: 'El Cinco de Mayo, City ofSšÏ´ico'
HARPER'S WEEKLY, from New York, New York, dated December 12, 1891. The front of this issues features a full illustration entitled "The Attempted Assassination of Mr. Russell Sage." Inside is a full page illustration of "In and Around the 'Arcade' Building Immediately After the Explosion." Full page illustration of "The Christening of the United States Cruiser &... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York Oct. 3, 1891 Terrific & \full front page print shows the famous Oklahoma Land Rush: "The Rush For Oklahoma --The Signal For The Start" which is by W.A. Rogers. A related article inside: "The Rush To Oklahoma".
Other prints within include: "The Brooklyn Fire Department Headquarters" "The Electric Fountain at Lincoln Park, C... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1891 Front 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Departure from Bethany" and a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Christus (Josef Maier). Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Proposed Arlington Bridge Across the Potomac at Washington D.C." 1/4 pg. portrait of "Henry B. Brown of Michigan, the New Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Sta... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY April 12, 1890. Front full pg. portrait of "Hon. George C. Barrett, Associate Justice of the New York Supreme Court." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Perilous Leap." Dblpgctrfld. of "The New Madison Square Garden Building, in Course of Construction." Full pg. illus. of "Recent Additions to the Private Architecture of Philadelphia." Full... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, Nov. 2, 1889 Full ftpg: 'Govt. Snagboat Removing Obstruction from the Channel of a Western River.' Fullpg: 'Embarkation of Barnum's Circus on the Steamship Furnessia' shows 7 scenes. Great dblpgctrfld: 'The Snake Dance of the Moqui Indians' shows many Indians.
Complete in twenty pages.
HARPER'S WEEKLY September 14, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "Back from Paris - Passing the Ordeal of the Custom House Inspectress." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "The Proposed Inwood Site for the International Exposition of 1892 - Viewed from Fort George" and "The proposed Site at Oak and Barretto Points on the Sound for the International Exposition of 1892."... See More
FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, November 7, 1888
* Presidential election
The top of the back page has: "HARRISON WINS", "Unless The doubtful States Prove Unusually Uncertain", "He Seems To Have New York" and a bit more. This is the election of Benjamin Harrison to the Presidency.
Four pages, very large folio size, irregular at the blank margin, otherwi... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 6, 1888
Front full pg. illus. of "Her First Muskallonge." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Court House of Allegheny County, at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania." Four small portraits of "The Chief Witnesses Before the Parnell Judicial Commission." Full pg. illus. of "Sketches from the Fleetwood Trotting Track." Two full... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1887
Nice ftpg: "Watch-night--New Year's Eve" shows people coming out of a church. There are several full page prints: "The New Steel Cruiser 'Chicago'"; "Miles Standish's Challenge"; "On the Coast of New England" and "Recent & Pending Architectural Additions to New York City" which... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1887
Full front pg. portrait of "John G. Whittier, the Octogenerian American Poet." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Collision Between the Old Dominion Steamer "Breakwater" and the Erie Ferry Boat "Pavonia"." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Detroit River at Night." Four 1/2 pg. portraits of "M. Jules Fer... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 10, 1887 Full ftpg: "Laying the Electric Subways in New York City". Halfpg: "Paddling for Sora Rail in Virginia". Dramatic dblpgctrfld: "On the Bridge of an Ocean Steamer in an Atlantic Storm". Fullpg: "The New Market St. Bridge, Philadelphia" and a full page: "Target Practice at Gardiner's Bay by the Me... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1885
Halfpg: 'The New Bridge Over the Alabama at Selma'. Nearly fullpg. by Nast: 'The 'Practical' Politician's Love for the Negro'. Fullpg: 'Fireworks at Manhattan Beach' is nice. Great fullpg: 'A steeplechase at Monmouth Park'. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Greenwood Lake', N.Y.
Other news and advertise... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1885
Full front pg. illus. of "The British Cutter Yacht 'Genesta', Challenger for the 'America's Cup." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "No Pressure Strong Enough to Change President's Policy." Full pg. illus. of "Decoration Day in New York-President Cleveland Reviewing the Procession." Full pg. illus. ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 4, 1885
Great full ftpg. print of: "Ulysses S. Grant" is quite displayable. Fullpg. with 4 scenes: "The Trouting Season--Sketches at the S. Side Club, Long Island". A half page print: "An Early Breakfast in Central Park". Displayable fullpg: "New Cavalry Drill in the United States Army" and another full page: "Fou... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 21, 1885
Full ftpg. by Thomas Nast shows the new Washington Monument. Full page print: "The Wagner Music-Drama in New York--Scene From 'Die Walkure'". Fullpg: 'John Fiske' & 'A Belle On Rollers' is a nice illus. of a woman--& others--roller skating. fullpg: 'The Pratt Gymnasium at Amherst College'. A half ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 22, 1884
Full ftpg. Nast: 'One of the First Fruits of the Victory' shows a white man & a black man shaking hands. Fullpg: 'The Presidential Election--Counting the New York City Vote' Fullpg: 'The World's Exposition at New Orleans--Scenes in the City Park' shows Blacks. Nice fullpg. by A. B. Frost: 'Watering Deer--Watchi... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1884
Full ftpg. Nast illus: "Blaine Canvassing". Nice fullpg. with 8 illus: 'Winter Sanitariums, Lakewood, New Jersey' includes a small tennis scene. Halfpg; 'A Gusty Day in April' Very nice fullpg: 'The New Orleans Levees' is displayable. Fullpg: 'Breaking out thru the Ice--The Sealing Fleet leaving St. John's, N... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 4, 1882
Full ftpg: 'The Guiteau Trial--After the Verdict'. Nice fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'An Arctic Outpost--The Greeley Expedition in Discovery Harbor, Greenland'. Halfpg: 'Guiteau Trial--The Jury in Their Room'. The double page centerfold has 40 prints: "The Fifteenth Annual Exhibition of the American Water-Color Society, N... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 21, 1882
Front full pg. portrait of "Daniel Webster." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late Richard H. Dana" and "The Late Hon. Edwin W. Stoughton." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Ruins of Havemeyer & Elder's Sugar Refinery, Williamsburg, Long Island." 1/2 pg. Nast illus. of "Innocence Abroad." Full pg.... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 19, 1881
Nice fullpg: 'Ice Yachting on the Hudson'. Fullpg with two prints: 'The New Union League Club House'. Dblpgctrfld: 'English Church Architecture--Chichester Cathedral'. There are 5 small prints: 'Lima Types' which show people from Peru. 1/2 page print: "The Stranded Steam-ship 'Roraima'" plus much ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 12, 1881
Ftpg: "Death to Monopoly" Nast illus. "A diplomatic (Chinese) design presented to United States". Halfpg: 'The Obelisk In Central Park'. Most of the dblpgctrfld. taken up with 6 scenes of: 'Moose Hunting in Canada'. Fullpg: 'Common Perils of Daily Life' 'The New Senate'.
Other news and advert... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 13, 1880
Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "A Local Question", plus another inside: "What A Pity!". Fullpg: "Women at the Polls in New Jersey in the Good Old Times". Nice dblpgctrfld: "Scenes & Incidents of Election Day in New York". Fullpg: "Cruelties Practiced on Fish & Fowl" plus much more.
... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, November 5, 1880
* James A. Garfield
* Presidential election win (1st report)
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THE LOYAL LEGIONS" "Countless Thousands Rejoicing at Garfield's Victory" "The Result of the Elections Appropriately Ratifi... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1880
Full front page political cartoon by Nast: 'A Tail Praising Its Head'. Full page with 8 scenes: 'New Main Drainage Works for Boston'. Nice doublepage centerfold shows 9 'Scenes at Chautauqua'. 3/4 page shows 8 scenes 'View of Mentone and the Surrounding District'. Another fullpage Thomas Nast print 'Hard (Up) Mon... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1880
Front full pg. illus. of "The Democratic Trojan Horse." Inside is a full pg. illus. entitled "General Hancock Gulliver, How do You Like it as far as You've Got?" 1/3 pg. illus. of "James Gordon Bennett's New Steam Yacht 'Polynia'." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Ocean Steam Yacht 'Anthracite'." ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 21, 1880
Halfpg: 'Sketches on the Ice' shows ice skating. Halfpg: 'Gen. Grant In Florida--Reception at Key West' plus another of him: 'The Visit to Orange Park'. Fullpg. Valentine theme: 'A Romance of Other Days'. Very somber fullpg: 'A Negro Funeral in Virginia' is by A.B. Frost. Nearly fullpg: 'Canoeing In Nov... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 7, 1880
Full ftpg: 'The Call to Church: Early Colonial Times in New England'. Fullpg. with five scenes: 'Gen. Grant in Florida'. Halfpg: 'The Distress in Ireland: Peat Gatherers on the Moors'. Fullpg. Nast political cartoon. Fullpg: 'The Bicycle in America' shows 2 scenes.
Other news and advertisements of the day are inc... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1880 The entire ftpg. is a Thomas Nast print captioned: "A Merry Christmas" showing Santa Claus dancing with Mother Goose (see). The doublepage centerfold is a very nice Thomas Nast Christmas print captioned: "Another Stocking to Fill" showing Santa Claus leaning over a sleeping baby (see). A full page shows: "Bringing Home C... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 8, 1879
Front full pg. Nast illus. of "New York Must Be Carried." Inside is a dblpgctrfld. of "The Dawn of Better Days - Busy Scenes in the Streets of New York." Full pg. Nast illus. of "Root, Hog, or Die." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Along a Dutch Canal - Going to Market." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Along a Dutch Canal." ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1879
Front page illustration: 'Anxious Moments'. Double page centerfold: 'Shooting Cattle at Standing Rock Indian Agency' is by W.A. Rogers, showing many Indians. Full page: 'Sketches at the New York Pigeon Show'. 3/4 page illustration: 'The Execution of Moncasi for an Attempt on the Life of King Alfonso'. Full pa... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, May 18, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'Seed That Bears Fruit'. Fullpg; 'The Gilbert Elevated Railroad' with 3 scenes. Interesting Nast dblpgctrfld: 'Our Neighborhood Children'. Fullpg: 'The Chinese College at Hartford, Ct.'. Halfpg: 'Intl. Sunday School Coinvention, Atlanta Ga.'
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 1, 1877 One-fifth pg. illus. of 'Joseph, The Nez Perces Warrior'. Nearly halfpg: 'The Steamship Ontario--The Woodruff Expedition Around the World' with article mentioning:'...she will be a floating college'.
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 3, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. Fullpg: 'Sunday sports in Southern California'. Another full pg. Nast cartoon.
IROQUOIS COUNTY TIMES, Watseka, Illinois, Dec. 2, 1876
The top of page 4 has: "Tilden Defeated" which is the latest report on this very contentious election of 1876, as an earlier issue of this title announced that Samuel Tilden had won the presidential election. this report begins: "The president of the senate shall in the presence of the Senate & house of representativ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 2, 1876
Front full page Thomas Nast illustration: "No Rest for the Wicked - Sentenced to More Hard Labor."; Full page illustration of "The Centennial - Diamonds and Jewelry."; 1/2 page illustration of "The Centennial - Art Furniture.; Two 1/4 page illustration of "Satin Wood Cabinet, Exhibited by Collinson &am... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, November 25, 1876.
Front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Waiting."
Full page illustration of "The United States Steam Ship 'Ossipee' in a Cyclone."
2/3 page illustration of "The Centennial - The Evening Rush for the Cars."
Full page illustration and two 1/2 page illustration pertaining to &quo... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 10, 1876
* 1876 presidential election
* Rutherford B. Hayes
* Closest election in history
The Presidential election of 1876 was a highly contested one. Tilden received a majority of the popular votes, but disputes over fraudulent election practices & electoral votes threw the final decision to Congress. Hayes was ultimately declared... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, September 25, 1875. Full front pg. illus. of "The Song of the Kettle - An Evening Reverie." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "President William C. Ralston, of the Bank of California." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Ralston's Death - Scene of the Drowning." Full pg. containing five illus. pertaining to "The New York Post Office - Views of the New Build... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 5, 1872
* Ulysses S. Grant election (day of)
The front page has one column headings: "LOUISIANA FOR GRANT" "Result of the Presidential and State Election Yesterday" "Returns Come in Slowly..." with some text.
Also a page 4 notice: "For President, ULYSSES S. GRANT" This was the day of Grant's election when the polls wer... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 13, 1873 Full frontpage illustration: 'Return of our Artist with His Summer Sketches'; Fullpage: 'Tompkins Sq., N.Y.' & 'The Italian Boys in N.Y.--Torture of the Training Room'; Halfpage: 'Inspection of Fruit in N.Y. Markets by the Board of Health'; 1/3 page: 'Don Carlos, the Priests' Candida... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, Aug. 31, 1872 Quite historic & displayable dblpgctrfld: 'The Meeting of Livingstone & Stanley in Central Africa'. Included in the caption is the famous line: 'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?' Other scenes from Africa as well.
HARPER'S WEEKLY Oct. 7, 1871 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "A London School Board Capture." (Homeless children). Inside is a full pg. illus of "Design for a Proposed Monumental Fountain in the City Hall Park." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The cursaal, or Gambling House, Wiesbaden." Dblpgctrfld. of "The Intrerior of the Gambling House at Wiesbaden from Actual Sketches in the ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 18, 1871. Front full pg. illus. of "Victorious Peace." (Charub Angel). Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Wounded French Soldier Returned Home." Two 1/4 pg. illus. of "Soldiers' Home, Washington D.C." and "Residence of the British Commissioners, Washington, D.C." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Sunday at Chelsea Hospital, England." F... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 21, 1868 The front page features a half-page illustration "Petroleum V. Nasby, Ex-Postmaster" with an accompanying article. "Murder of the Rev. B. F. Randolph" (Black American Methodist Minister) article also features a 1/4 page illustration of him as well. A half-page illustration of the "Laying the Corner-Stone of the New Building ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1868 The frontpage of this issue features a three-quarter page illustration entitled "The Water Drinkers in Spain". A fullpage features a halfpage "The South American Earthquakes - Wreck of the 'Wateree'" and "Yacht Race for Vice-Commodore Bennett's Prizes, September 22, 1868". A one-third page "The Par... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 26, 1868 The frontpage of the issue features a nearly fullpage illustration entitled "The Declaration". A halfpage features 2 scenes of: 'Bee Hunting in the Adirondacks' with an accompanying article. A one-third page 'Wreck of the U.S. Steamer Suwanee' as well as a quarter-page illustration "Wreck of the Steamer 'Hip... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1866 Two ftpg. scenes, plus a fullpg. & dblpgctrfld. inside on the 'Great Fire in Portland, Maine'. Quarter pg. illus. of 'Marks of Punishment Inflicted Upon a Colored Servant in Richmond'. Also a quarter pg. illus. of Barbara Frietchie, 'Heroine of Frederick', made famous by Whittier.
Complete in sixteen pages.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 7, 1866 Includes two front 1/2 pg. illus. One entitled "The Baltimore Regatta" and one entitled "The Baltimore Regatta-Club Cottage and Boat House." Full pg. illus. of the "Second Annual Review of the New York Yacht Club." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Gunpowder vs. Nitro Glycerine-Experiments Under Government Inspection, Near the Navy Ya... See More
NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, NY, May 30, 1866
* General Winfield Scott death
* Post civil war original
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include:
* Death of Lieut.-Gen. Scott
* Sketch of His long & Glorious Military Career
* His Political Aspirations, Successes & Defeats
* His Last Illness & Death--Personal Reminiscences, &c. ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 10, 1864 The full front page is: "Arrival Of Union Refugees at Kingston, Georgia". Inside has a full page print: "Thank God! Reception of Our Exchanged Prisoners on Board the 'Eliza Hancox' ". Other prints within include: "Serving Out Rations to Our Exchanged Prisoners on Board the 'New York' " "Sund... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 26, 1864 The prime piece of this issue is the very famous back page political cartoon captioned: "Long Abraham Lincoln A Little Longer." showing an elongated version of him since he just won his second presidential election (see). This cartoon has become quite famous.
The entire front page is taken up with prints of: "Captain Napoleon Colli... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 19, 1864 The front page has prints of: "Lieutenant William B. Cushing" and "Destruction of the Rebel Ram 'Albemarle' at Plymouth, North Carolina".
Inside page prints include: "Confederate Iron-clads on the James, Below Chaffin's Bluff" "Gen. Butler & Staff Watching the Battle from Johnson House" &quo... See More
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, November 12, 1864
* Abraham Lincoln presidential election
This is the "Gazette of the Regular & Volunteer Forces" as noted in the masthead. The issue is just filled with Civil War and other military reports, and also has a nice editorial concerning the recent re-election of Lincoln as President of the United States, headed: "The Pr... See More
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Nov. 12, 1864 As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The ftpg. is entirely taken up with: "The Campaign In Georgia" and: "The Campaign In Virginia" giving the latest reports on battle events.
Other reports inside are headed:... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 9, 1864
* Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd)
* Civil War reporting
The first column headlines on the front page proclaim: "THE ELECTION" "All Quiet Along the Voting Line of the Country" "The Result of the Great National Contest" "ABRAHAM LINCOLN Re-Elected PRESIDENT" "And Andrew Johnson, Of Tennessee, Elected ... See More
BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, Sept. 28, 1864
* Very rare title
W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, an... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1864 The full front page is a very dramatic print: "Harry Davis Capturing the Battle Flag of the 13th Louisiana Regiment, at the Battle of Ezra Church". Other prints within include: "Admiral Farragut's Fleet Bombarding Fort Morgan" "Rear-Admiral David G. Farragut, U.S.N." "View of Petersburg, Virginia, ... See More
RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 3, 1864
* General George McClellan
* Presidential nomination
* Rare Confederate title
Not only a very nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but from its capital as well. The ftpg. has: "The War News with several subheads from various fields of operation: "From Atlanta" "From Mobile" "From Louisiana" and &q... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1864 The entire front page is a print of: "The Sinking of the 'Alabama' Off Cherbourg". Other prints within include: "View on the Appomattox, Below Port Walthall" "Jones's Neck, From General Foster's Head-Quarters, Near Malvern Hill, on the James" "Divine Service at General Baldy Smith's Headquarte... See More
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1864
* Abraham Lincoln nomination
* Civil War reporting
Page 4 has an historic report headed "The Presidential Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance" with the text taking over a full column and signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general election i... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 6, 1864 The full front page is a Thomas Nast print: "Thanks To Grant" showing Liberty pinning a medal on him. The doublepage centerfold is a desired Winslow Homer print titled: "Halt Of A Wagon Train" showing soldiers around a camp fire.
Other prints within include: "The Stag Dance" "A Veteran On Furlough" "A S... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1862 The entire front page is a nice print captioned: "Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A. The Hero of Fort Donelson" with a related article inside.
Other prints in this issue include a full page: "The Hand-to-Hand Fight Over Schwartz's Battery at Fort Donelson"; a full pg: "Seeking For The wounded by Torch-Light, After... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 20, 1861 The full front page is a print of: "Filling Cartridge at the U.S. Arsenal at Watertown, Mass." done by famed artist Winslow Homer.
Other prints within include 5 scenes of: "The Eleventh Indiana Regiment of Zouaves, Colonel L. Wallace", and another full page with 8 prints of: "Scenes About Camp". A half page shows: &q... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 23, 1861 The front page is taken up with: "Chantrey's Statue of Washington, Now in the State House at Boston, Massachusetts". Prints within include: "Officers' Quarters at Fort Sumter", "Good-by to Sumter", and a quarter page print by famed artist Winslow Homer: "The Late Rev. Dr. Murray", plus a great full p... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 10, 1861
* Jefferson Davis elected Confederate president
* Constitutional Convention of the Confederacy
* Pre Civil War tensions brewing
This issue has a wealth of significant content on the creation of the Confederacy, with front page heads including: "Important From the South" "The Southern Congress at Montgomery, Alabama" "Adoptio... See More
Other articles include "Cast-away in Jamaica" and other additional stories and illustrations included.
Near the back under "Monthly Record of Current Events" is a report... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, Nov. 24, 1860 Ftpg. shows: 'Tomb of John C. Calhoun, Charleston, S.C.'. Nice illus. of 'Charles Dickens'. Bkpg. cartoon. This issue begins the serialization of Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations", with a prefacing editorial concerning this great work. The story continues in subsequent issues.
Complete in 16 pages.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 17, 1860 The full front page shows: 'Gen. Guiseppe Garibaldi" who was considered the George Washington of Italy, the person most responsible for uniting the country. There is also a page two article on him.
Other prints include a nice full pg. of: "Fort Moultrie (Sullivan's Island), Charleston, South Carolina in the Distance", a... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 10, 1860 This is a terrific issue for display as the entire front page is taken up with a nice Winslow Homer illustration of Abraham Lincoln, beardless (see photos), captioned: "Hon. Abraham Lincoln, Born in Kentucky, Feb. 12, 1809". Certainly one of the more desirable issues from the Lincoln era, from before he became president.
There is other ... See More
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., November 10, 1860
* Abraham Lincoln's 1st election
* From the Nation's capital (best)
* The definitive report
This is the tri-weekly edition of this famous newspaper, which is perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.
Page 3 has a report headed: "Result of the... See More
THE WEEKLY PRESS, Philadelphia, Nov. 10, 1860
* Abraham Lincoln's election win (1st)
Page 3 has reports and charts on the Presidential election, the first column heads not noting anything definitive: "THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION" "The Result of Last Tuesday's Canvass" "The Result In Virginia Doubtful" "Missouri Carried By Douglas" "Lar... See More
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., November 8, 1860
* Abraham Lincoln elected
* Presidential election
This is the tri-weekly edition of this famous newspaper which is perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.
The front page has a report: "The Presidential Election" which begins: "As it has be... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 22, 1860 Front 1/4 pg. illus. of "Francesco II., The King of Naples." Inside: 1/4 pg. illus. of "Columbia Making Her Toilet to Receive the Prince" and 1/2 pg. of "Columbia's Welcome". 1/2 pg. illus. of "Rev. William Wood Stamp, President of the Wesleyan Methodist Society, England, for 1860-1861." 1/2 pg. ill... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1860
* Mormons - Mormonism
* Salt Lake City, Utah
* Pre Civil War baseball
Page 5 has nearly an entire column taken up with: "From Utah" "Delegate Hooper before his Constituents--Actual Condition of Mormonism--Interesting Law-Suits--The Transit Lines--Varieties" with a dateline of Great Salt Lake City. An interesting report ... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1860
* Abraham Lincoln campaigning for president
* re. Albert W. Hicks hanging at Liberty Island
* Last pirate executed in the United States
The front page has: "Political Affairs" with subheads including: "Politics by the Roadside--The Coming Presidential Election--Lincoln's Prospects...". Page 4 has: "Execution of the Pirate Hic... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1859 A very nice full frontpage illustration entitled 'A Happy New Year' shows several scenes, including Father Time and 6 vignettes. Nice doublepage centerfold shows: 'The United States Senate in Session in Their New Chamber'. The back page features three cartoons.
Complete in 16 pages, in good condition, and contains additional print... See More
DAILY ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL, Springfield, Jan. 6, 1859 This is an uncommon newspaper from Abraham Lincoln's hometown, containing on the front page an advertisement, albeit rather small, for "LINCOLN & HERNDON, Attorneys and Counsellors At Law..." (see).
But this is not the best content. Page 2 has a very noteworthy report headed: "The Senatorial Election--Mr. Dou
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 18, 1856 Inside has: American Republican Demonstration" "Fillmore and Slavery Opposed" "Fremont and Liberty Supported" Presidential Perfidy" "Revelations of Franklin Pierce" and more on the coming election.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor loss to a lower corner, minimal wear.
* Manchester New Hampshire
* Carrier's Address...
Page 2 has a lengthy poem: Carriers Address To the Patrons of the Union Democrat. News of the day includes: "The Presidential Election at Sea" "Female Heroism" "California News" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. Small piece missing in the lower right corner of the s
NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, November 15, 1848 Page three contains an article entitled "The Slave Trade" which deals with the tragedies which occur when families foresee that they may possible be separated. This includes inducing their own bodily harm and even their to the point of their own death instead of being separated. "That was a most merciful attempt that was made in the la... See More
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 21, 1840
* The new coin (Gobrecht Dollar?)
* Mormon conference
* Much on the abolition of slavery
This issue contains coverage on the recent Presidential Election between Harrison and Van Buren, still awaiting all the votes to be received. Inside is a portion of the lengthy "Speech of W. C. Johnson, of MD. on the Subject of t... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 11, 1837 Near the back is a report from Congress which includes, in part, a report of the formal election of Martin Van Buren as President, evidenced by a chart of the electoral vote by state (see). The text reads in part: "...the return of electoral votes from each state was opened, read & recorded...After the counting of the votes was co... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1833
* President Andrew Jackson election
An inside page has a report from the "House of Representatives" has a nice account of the formal election of Andrew Jackson as President, noting: "The hour of one having arrived, the senate attended in the hall of the house of representatives...in the presence of the two houses ... See More
* Andrew Jackson
* 1832 Election
The back page has a poem about Andrew Jackson: The Patriot President. Tune-- Whall be King but Charley.
News of the day includes: "Louisiana Election" "Presidential Election" "Federal Calculation" and much more. 8 pages in nice condition.
NILES' REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 24, 1832
* Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet death
* Andrew Jackson presidential election
Among the articles are: "Sir Walter Scott" concerning his death & memorial, plus another article: "Sir Walter Scott (see); much reporting on the: "Elections" for President with many charts by state and county; "Progress of the Cho... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 17, 1832
* Death of Charles Carroll: signer of the Declaration of Independence
* Andrew Jackson re-elected President
The front page has a lengthy editorial which begins:
"The presidential election has so far proceeded as to render the result certain, that "Andrew Jackson of Tennessee" will be re-elected president, and... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1831 Inside has: "To the People of the United States--On the Next Presidential Election" which reports on Andrew Jackson as a candidate (see).
Complete in 20 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition.
This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in W... See More
CONNECTICUT OBSERVER, Hartford, Feb. 23, 1829
* President Andrew Jackson
* Election win
Page 3 has a nice account of the procedure involved in: "Counting Votes or President and Vice President" and which includes: "...I therefore declare, that Andrew Jackson is duly elected President of the United States for four years...and John C. Calhoun is duly elected Vice Presiden... See More
UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH--EXTRA, Washington, July 26, 1828 This was a campaign journal "...devoted exclusively to the Presidential election..." as stated in the masthead. It was published by Duff Green, who had come to Washington to establish a newspaper to promote the candidacy of Andrew Jackson. Mott says, "Green proved to be of the hard-hitting politician type of editor... See More
UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH--EXTRA, Washington, June 14, 1828 This was a campaign journal "...devoted exclusively to the Presidential election..." as stated in the masthead. It was published by Duff Green, who had come to Washington to establish a newspaper to promote the candidacy of Andrew Jackson. Mott says, "Green proved to be of the hard-hitting politician type of editor... See More
* Andrew Jackson
* John Quincy Adams
* Andrew Jackson
* John Quincy Adams
* Presidential Election
On pg. 2 under Choice Of President is a report that recalls the election of 1800, with details about the mode of balloting. Has a chronology of the balloting that determined the outcome. Other news of the day includes: "Harvard College", "Message Fro
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 1, 1825
* Andrew Jackson to the be the next President
The very first article at the top of page 1 has a small head: "Presidential Election" with the report noting: "It being ascertained that Louisiana has given three votes to gen. Jackson & two to Mr. Adams, as president--(and an undivided vote for Mr. Calhoun as vice president), we ... See More
* Presidential Election of 1824
* Andrew Jackson
* John Quincy Adams
Page 2 has a chart: Election of President and Vice-President of the United States that shows the electoral votes from eighteen states--Adams with 82 and Jackson with 74, as well as the votes for Crawford and Clay, and Calhoun with 156 votes in the column
* Andrew Jackson * John Quincy Adams
Page 2 has a chart: Election of President and Vice-President of the United States that shows the electoral votes from thirteen states--Adams with 81 and Jackson with 59, plus the votes for Crawford and Clay, and Calhoun with 133 votes in the column for Vice Presidential candidates. Lists a Whole
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 27, 1824 The front page features a chart headed: "Presidential Election - Returns so far as they are known" showing votes for Adams, Clay, Crawford, and Jackson, Adams with a commanding lead (see). Much related text as well carrying over to pages 2, 3, 4 & 5 with additional charts.
Inside has a fine letter signed in type: Bolivar, me... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 16, 1820
* President Monroe is re-elected
* Rare mention of Daniel Boone
* Frigate Constitution is being re-fitted
The back page has a report with a small head: "Presidential Election" which begins: "It is probable that Mr. Monroe has been re-elected president by an almost unanimous vote & Mr.Tompkins re-elected ... See More
NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Feb. 19, 1817 The top of the front page as an announcing: "According to the provisions of the constitution the votes...for President and Vice President were yesterday counted...was officially proclaimed by the President of the Senate that JAMES MONROE is elected President...and DANIEL D. TOMPKINS is elected Vice President..." (see).
Four pages, never-trimmed ma... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 19, 1817 A pg. 2 report datelined "Washington, Feb. 13, 1817" reports: "According to the provisions of the Constitution, the votes given by the Electors...were yesterday counted...in the presence of the Senators and Representatives in Congress, and it was officially proclaimed by the President of the Senate; that JAMES MONROE is elected Preside... See More
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 13, 1817 A very notable issue as page 2 has the official report announcing James Monroe has won the Presidential election. Under n engraving of a heraldic eagle is: "According to the provision of the constitution, the votes given by the Electors for President and Vice-President were yesterday counted out...and it was officially proclaimed b... See More
THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, April 12, 1812 This is from shortly before war would be declared against England in the War of 1812. Content includes: "More Like War" "Commotion In Florida" "Presidential Election" "Reason for Embargo" and a report from Washington noting: "We understand Gen. Dearborn has accepted the command of the ar... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 16, 1798
* John Adams & Thomas Jefferson
* (2) Acts of Congress
Most of the last column on the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson. One is for erecting light houses and the other is for purchasing ships. The front page also ... See More
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 21, 1792
* 2nd presidential election era
* John Adams ?
The front page features 29 illustrated ship advertisements (see). Page 2 features a lengthy article on why the public should not elect John Adams as Vice President of the United States in the coming election.
Four pages, minor mend to the blank spine margin on pg. ... See More
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 12, 1785
* John Hancock elected president
* Congress of the Confederation
Page 3 has a brief but notable item: "The new Congress met to day, and made choice of Mr. Hancock for president. This repeated mark of federal approbation is highly honorary; it is more so, as the choice was unanimous." In fact Hancock nev... See More