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March 18, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1905
January 20, 1969
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 20, 1969. This 24 page newspaper has a two line, four column headline on the front page: "Nixon to Assume Presidency Today" plus relatred photos that tell of Richard Nixon's Inauguration day. Other interesating headlines on the fron page include: "His Burden Lifted, LBJ Heads for History" & "Binoculars, Rifle Aid Police In ... See More
January 21, 1969
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 21, 1969. This 36 page newspaper is in nice condition and has a two line, six column headline on the front page: "Nixon Asks Nation to Strive For Peace at Home, Abroad" with subhead: "Given Oath As 37th President" with related photos.
November 8, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 8, 1902 Frontpage photo Americans of To-Morrow, Michael I. Pupin; President Wilson's Inauguration; William M. Chase's Recent Work; The New Yale Square with photos; fullpage illustration "The Development of the Upper New York" by Pettit; fullpage illustration "The Men Who Long for the Fray, But Must Always Wait" by Giles... See More
March 9, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1901 This issue is printed in blue and orange ink. Full page illustration of President William McKinley by Hitchcock; Swearing in the Vice-President; The Record of the Administration with illustrations; The Cuban Situation; full page illustration "The Illumination on the Night of the Inauguration"; full page "The Ladies of the Administra... See More
March 10, 1821
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 10, 1821 Beginning at the bottom of the front page is: "Inaugural Speech", which has a prefacing paragraph which includes: "On Monday last, the 5th of March, in the great hall of the house of representatives...chief justice Marshall administered the oath of office to Mr. Monroe, previous to his entering upon the duties of his second... See More
March 7, 1829
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, March 7, 1829 An inside page has a nice article headed: "The Inauguration" which begins with some details of the proceedings including: "...in the presence of an immense concourse of spectators, filling the portico, the steps...the president of the United States delivered his inaugural address as given below, and having conclude... See More
June 29, 1966
EVENING TELEGRAM, Herkimer, New York, June 29, 1966 Two line, five column head: "Incumbents Meet Defeat; Kennedy Is Triumphant" Subheads include: "Kennedy Wins Battle For Personal Prestige" plus a one column photo of Sen. Robert Kennedy. Also on the front page is a photo of the needle-nose Lockheeds' mockup mode of the supersonic transport 2000 SST which will fly at 1... See More
March 14, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 14, 1857 A vol. 1 issue. Inside has 8 illustrations regarding 'Our 18th Inauguration Day', including an illustration of George Washington, Mount Vernon, & James Buchanan & John Adams. But the prime content here is the text of the Dred Scott decision given by Chief Justice Taney. Very significant.
Also featured is an article on A Nutmeg Pl... See More
May 12, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1860 The front page has a print of: "The Republican Wigwam At Chicago, Illinois, In Which the Republican Convention Will Be Held, May 16, 1860". This was the event at which Abraham Lincoln would go from near obscurity to a position of prominence in American history.
The doublepage centerfold is a terrific print captioned: "Prominen... See More
November 17, 1860
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
March 2, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1861 The full front page is a very nice illustration captioned: "Abraham Lincoln, The President Elect, Addressing The People From the Astor House Balcony". Inside has a full page with 3 scenes: "Fort Moultrie, As Seen From Fort Sumter" "Morris Island, As Seen From Fort Sumter" and "Fort Johnson, As Seen From Fort Sumt... See More
March 16, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1861 The entire front page shows: "The Inaugural Procession at Washington Passing the Gate of the Capitol Grounds" which shows Abraham Lincoln & James Buchanan in the carriage.
Inside has a nearly half page print showing: "Presidents Buchanan and Lincoln Entering the Senate Chamber Before The Inauguration" with related text he... See More
November 26, 1864
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
March 18, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1865 The entire ftpg. is taken up with a very nice engraving captioned: "President Lincoln Taking the Oath At His Second Inauguration, March 4, 1865", showing just that. A great display issue as such.
An inside page has an article headed: "The President's Inaugural", which includes the text of his 2nd inaugural address, which ... See More
November 24, 1866
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 24, 1866 Nice full ftpg: 'Launch of the Sea Steamer 'Great Republic' '. Halfpg: 'Collecting the Remains of Union Soldiers for Re-Interment in National Cemeteries'. Fullpg: 'Election Returns--Scene in Front of the N.Y. Tribune Office '. Halfpg: 'Departure of Gen. Sherman for Mexico'
Complete in sixteen pages.
June 22, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1867 Ftpg. shows: 'Portrait of Queen Victoria in a very ornate frame. Fullpg: 'Constitutional Convention at Albany'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'The Life of a Convict at Sing Sing Prison, New York' shows 16 scenes. Nice quarterpg. illus: 'Significant Election Scene at Washington' shows blacks voting, with text mentioning: '...the... See More
March 20, 1869
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, March 20, 1869 The front cover of this issue features "Vice-President Wade Administering the Oath to Schuyler Colfax". Also there is a nice doublepage centerfold of "The Inauguration of President Grant, March 4, 1869" which is very is displayable. A half-page illustration "Howard University, Washington D.C." A fullpage illust... See More
March 22, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 22, 1873 Great full frontpage: 'The Signal--A Buffalo Herd in Sight' shows an Indian sending a signal to the Indian village seen below him; 1/2 page Thomas Nast "The Cherubs of the Credit Mobilier";
Fullpage: 'The Inauguration Ball--Arrival of the President's Party'; Nice doublepage centerfold: 'The Secon... See More
March 14, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 14, 1885
Full ftpg: 'The Inauguration--Pres. Arthur & Mr. Cleveland Leaving the White House For The Capitol' plus fullpg: 'The Inauguration--Cleveland Delivering The Inaugural Address' is very nice, plus 'Night Scene Near The White House' showing the celebration. Great dblpgctrfld: 'First Meeting Of Pres. Cleveland's Cabin... See More
March 11, 1893
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 11, 1893 Full ftpg. shows the entrance to the Horticultural Bldg. of the Columbian Exposition. Fullpg. of the 'Esquimaux Village' at the Expo. Fullpg: 'Comparative Architecture in New York'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'The Inauguration Ceremonies--Pres. Cleveland & Ex-President Harrison Returning from the Capitol' in a carriage. Article on Spain include... See More
March 18, 1893
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 18, 1893 Full ftpg: 'Inauguration of Pres. Cleveland--Pa. Troops Passing the Reviewing Stand'. plus 2 fullpgs. of photos of Cleveland's inauguration. Fine dblpgctrfld: 'Inauguration Ball in the Rotunda of the Pension Bldg.' 2 full pgs. of the 'Columbian Expo.'
March 6, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 6, 1897
Full ftpg. shows: 'Skating at Van Cortlandt Park, New York City'. Nice fullpg. with 5 photos of: 'The New Mining town of Randsburg, in Southern Calif.'. Terrific dblpgctrfld: 'Inauguration Day in Washington' is an elevated view of the Washington skyline. A serialized story entitled "The Pursuit of the House-Boat. Be... See More
March 13, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1897
Full ftpg. illus. shows: 'The Inauguration of President McKinley', taking the oath in front of the Capitol. Nice fullpg. shows: 'Pres. McKinley & His Cabinet' & on 'The Inaugural Procession' plus 2 more fullpg. prints on the inauguration, & the centerfold as well. Very nice fullpg: 'The Evolution of the Nation... See More
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