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April 2, 1917
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1917 The front page has one column headings: "Riot At Baltimore Ends Peace Meeting" "Great Crowd Invades Hall Where Jordan is Speaking--Banker and Others Clubbed" (see photos). Sad to see the ongoing racial-strife that has pervaded Baltimore's landscape for over 100 years. Nice to have this timely report on the front page.
This issue is compl... See More
April 10, 1917
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, April 10, 1917
* Battle of Arras, France beginning
* World War I - WWI
The top of the front page under: "OFFICIAL NEWS OF THE WAR FROM CAPITALS" is a one column heading that reads: "British Forces Open 1917 Offensive--Capture Vimy Ridge and Other Important Points--Arras Region Center of Attack" First report coverage on the beginning o... See More
April 11, 1917
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 11, 1917
* Eddystone PA Pennsylvania
* Munition factory explosion
This 18 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "EXPLOSION KILLS OVER 100", "Mostly Women and Girls", "Accident In Big Munitions Plant" with subheads (see photos).
Other news of the day. Light browning with a li... See More
April 12, 1917
THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, April 12, 1917
* Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees (opening day)
* Babe Ruth pitches against the Yanks
* 3-hitter and win
The sport's section (11) has a small item under "American League" with tiny heading: "Champs Romp on New York" and "Red Sox Swamp Yankees in Opener". This was the opening day ... See More
April 18, 1917
PRIVATE NEWS LETTER, Petrograd (St. Petersburg, Russia), April 18, 1917
* Russian Revolution of 1917
Noted under the title is "(Translations from Russian papers)". This is a very rare "newspaper", typewriter-set on four individual sheets, reproduced on a mimeograph machine.
Keep in mind that this was near the beginning of the Russian Revolution. A few years earlier... See More
April 28, 1917
THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 28, 1917
* Hastings CO coal dust explosion disaster (1st report)
This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on page 2 that include: "EXPLOSION ENTOMBS 125 PERSONS IN MINE" and more (see photos). 1st report coverage on the Victor American Hastings Mine Disaster.
Other news of the day. Light browning, some margin wear and tea... See More
April 28, 1917
THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, April 28, 1917 Upper right corner notes: "Oldest Suffrage Newspaper In The World" and under the title: "Founded in 1870 by Lucy Stone and Henry B. Blackwell." As would be imagined much of the content is on women's rights & suffrage concerns, as the national right to vote would happen in a couple of years. The ftpg. has: "... See More
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