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May 28, 1923
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1923
* KKK Ku Klux Klan
* Secrecy outlawed in New York
The front page has a three column headline: "KU KLUX KLAN OPENLY DEFIES NEW LAW; HOLDS BIG MEETING ALL OVER STATE; HUNDREDS JOIN; GOVERNORS DENOUNCED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. See images for partial text.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pa... See More
July 16, 1842
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 16, 1842 Page 3 has reports from "Rhode Island" which includes some items which are follow-ups to the Dorr Rebellion. An inside page has: "Amistad Africans" gives an update on where they are now with specific mention of Cinque (see photos). This is followed by: "The Santa Fe Expedition" being a: "List of those w... See More
July 27, 1932
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1932
* Fred Duesenberg death
* Automobile pioneer
* Race car motors
Page 17 has a one column heading: "F. S. DUESENBERG DIES OF AUTO INJURY" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frederick Samuel Duesenberg, automobile pioneer designer, manufacturer and sportsman. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report ... See More
July 10, 1936
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1936
* Jesse Owens broad jump w/ photo
* Pre-Olympic games in Berlin Germany
* To be in front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich
The sport's section (page 23) has a two column heading: "Owens Rated in Class by Himself For Olympic Broad-Jump Laurels" with subhead and photo. (see) The Olympics would begin just a few weeks later.
A sidebar to ... See More
December 9, 1963
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, December 9, 1963
* Pan Am Flight 214 - Elkton MD
* Boeing 707-121 airplane disaster
* Frank Sinatra Jr. kidnapping
The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Plane Crash Claims Eighty-One Lives" (see)
Also on the front page is a two column heading: "Frank Sinatra Junior Abducted by Escapees" (see)
Complete with ... See More
March 5, 1931
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1931
* Albert Einstein leaves America
Page 9 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN DEPARTS, PRAISING AMERICA" with subheads and photo of Einstein with wife. (see) He would escape Adolph Hitler and the Nazis just two years later. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements ... See More
January 2, 1934
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 2, 1934
* Rose Bowl upset - NCAA college football
* Columbia University vs. Stanford Cardinals
* Biggest achievement in Columbia football history
The front page has a two column heading: "Columbia Wins, 7 to 0, Over Stanford Team in Rain-Soaked Rose Bowl" with subhead. (see) More in the sport's section.
Other news, sports and ad... See More
December 29, 1866
THE DAILY WISCONSIN UNION, Madison, December 29, 1866
* A "ghost Story" and "dreams fulfilled"
* Uncommon Midwestern title
Page 3 has two interesting stories worth reading: "Capital Ghost Story" and "Remarkable Dream By A Buffalo Lady And Its Fulfillment" (see images for details). Also included are various items on the front page which include: ... See More
December 10, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 10, 1836 Over four pages inside are taken up with: "The Annual Message" being the President's state-of-the-union address, signed in type: Andrew Jackson. This lengthy address is an excellent overview of the events of 1836.
For coin collectors, a rare report on the new Gobrecht half dollar about to be issued, he... See More
December 17, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 17, 1836 The front page has a nice descriptive article on the new seated liberty silver dollar by Gobrecht, which will: "...soon make its appearance. The face of the coin represents a full length figure of Liberty seated on a rock with the classic emblem of the pileus or liberty cap surmounting a spear held in the left hand..." with ... See More
September 22, 1838
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, Sept. 22, 1838 Inside has: "Cherokee Emigration" which includes: "...a second detachment of Cherokees set out for the west on last Sunday. The emigration will now go on rapidly. In a few weeks the whole Cherokee nation east will be on their way to the west..." with more. This was part of the "Trail of Tears" movemen... See More
July 6, 1839
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 6, 1839 Pages 2 and 3 have an article with a small head: "Mormon Meeting" with portions including: "...gave a statement of the early settlement of the Mormons in Missouri, & a history of their persecution...They were ruthlessly driven from their homes, their property destroyed...The men were in many instances cruelly murd... See More
November 9, 1839
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 9, 1839 The middle of the back page has a small mention concerning the slave ship Amistad reading: "L'Amistad. Another of the Africans of the Amistad died on Monday last, at New Haven, making five who have died since their arrival in this country." A wealth of other news of the day from across the country including an item on &... See More
November 23, 1839
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 23, 1839 Near the back most of a page is taken up with: "The Case of Mr. Ruiz and Montez" concerning the Amistad slave ship case. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length movie by Stephen Spielberg. A wealth of interesting content ... See More
February 20, 1841
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, February 20, 1841 An inside page has business of the Senate which includes: "...Mr. Linn presented the legal testimony taken before the...judge of the fifth judicial circuit of Missouri in the cases of Joseph Smith, Sidney Rigdon, and...other individuals of the sect called Mormons, or Latter-day Saints, on charges preferred against t... See More
October 9, 1841
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, October 9, 1841 The back page has a brief report concerning the "Africans of the Amistad" slave ship. A few years ago Stephen Spielberg did a movie on the Amistad.
Other reports include: "Cuba & the Slave Trade", reports from Canada, "Letters of Ex-President General Andrew Jackson" includes one signed by him.
S... See More
January 11, 1840
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 11, 1840 The back page has a brief yet very significant item reading: "Mormons. The Mormons have purchased a tract of 20,000 acres at the head of the Des Moines rapids of the Mississippi, on both sides of the river, including the town of Commerce. This name is changed to Nauvoo, from the Hebrew. The whole purchase money amounts to $70,0... See More
Item #647780THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1784
Among the articles are: "Abstract of the Will of the late Justice Russell" which includes a full page plate of him (see photos). Also: "A Biographical Sketch of Dr. Samuel Johnson" which takes 12 pages; and "Antiquities in London Described", "Dr. Johnson's Will & the Ceremonial of his funer... See More
March 7, 1840
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 7, 1840 Page 3 has: "The Amistad" which is essentially a letter headed "The Amistad Africans" which begins: "We have no doubt the interference of the British government in the matter of the Amistad Africans was well enough intended, though we fear it will do more hurt than good..." with more (see).
This famous slav... See More
May 2, 1840
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 2, 1840 Inside has a report from London concerning the slaves on board the ship Amistad (subject of a Stephen Spielberg movie of the same name) noting: "...the Glasgow Emancipation society...on behalf of the negroes who took possession of the Amistad & were subsequently carried to New London...to interpose...in their behalf in order that ... See More
September 9, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, September 9, 1928
* Amelia Earhart - Woman aviator
* "20 Hrs., 40 Min." book published
* 1st Woman to cross Atlantic by airplane
The top of page 3 of this section has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART FINDS SEA FLIGHT STIRRING" with subheads and "Facsimile Of Miss Earhart's Log" (see)
Other topics throughout. Complete... See More
July 30, 1842
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1842 Inside under reports from "Illinois" is: "The Mormons Again" which includes: "...a continuation of General J. C. Bennett's charges against Joseph Smith for licentiousness and rascality & charging him distinctly with having instigated & caused the attempted assassination of Gov. Boggs..." wit... See More
August 27, 1842
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 27, 1842 An inside page has an article: "Illinois" with subhead: J"The Mormons" which notes: "...for the persons of Joe Smith and O. P. Rockwell, states that the proper authorities have as yet been unable to comply with the demand. the proper writs were issued by Gov. Carlin...They found Smith & Rockwell & se... See More
December 11, 1963
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, Dec. 11, 1963
* Frank Sinatra Jr. kidnapping case
The three column headline announces the conclusion of what is considered the 2nd most famous kidnapping case in U.S. history: "Sinatra Released Unharmed, $240,000 Ransom Is Paid" (see)
Complete with 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.
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February 18, 1843
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 18, 1843 The bkpg. has a brief item: "Mormons" noting: "A late number of the Nauvoo Wasp contains an account of four cargoes, amounting in all to 801 emigrants--'Latter Day Saints' ' having sailed from Liverpool for that region..." with a bit more, and ending with: "...stated that Smith has sent out a num... See More
April 21, 1945
THE STARS AND STRIPES, London Edition, April 21, 1945 This famous 4 page military newspaper has various World War II reports with much on the closing days of the European War and the end of Nazi Germany.
However the key item in this issue is a three column heading on page 2 that reads: "Lifebelts Make Foxhole a Real Comfortable Bed" which is a correspondence by famous WWII Ameri... See More
June 29, 1844
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 29, 1844 Included is a report stating that: "A party opposed to the longer control of Joe Smith (Joseph Smith), the Prophet...determined to establish a public press at Nauvoo, and the Nauvoo Expositor was issued accordingly." There is a second report which criticizes the establishment of the paper, stating that the city council declared... See More
January 5, 1945
THE STARS AND STRIPES, January 5, 1945
* Battle of the Bulge
* World War II - WWII
The front page has a three column headline: "Counterattack Begun by 1st Army Troops" Nice to have in this famous military publication.
Other World War II news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.
February 13, 1999
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13, 1999
* President Bill Clinton acquitted (1st report)
* Perjury & obstruction of justice impeachment
The very nice banner headline announces: "CLINTON ACQUITTED DECISIVELY: NO MAJORITY FOR EITHER CHARGE" with subheads and two related photos. More inside. Nice to have in this famous NYC publication.
Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, v... See More
August 10, 1974
NEW YORK TIMES, NY, August 10, 1974
* Gerald Ford is sworn in as President
* The Watergate nightmare is over!
The front page has the three-line banner heading: "FORD SWORN IN AS PRESIDENT; ASSERTS 'NIGHTMARE IS OVER' - Nixon Bids an Emotional Farewell to Washington", with multiple photos. Additional photos and coverage is found on inside pages.
This is a front section onl... See More
October 9, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1858
* Paul Morphy - American chess champion
* Mormons - Provo, Utah
The front page features a print of: "The Steamship Austria, Burned at Sea September 13, 1858" with accompanying article plus two more full page scenes inside.
Two halfpg. prints are of British Columbia: "Fort Langley, Frazer's River" and "F... See More
November 23, 1844
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 23, 1844 The top of the first column of the front page has the results of the Presidential election, headed: "Presidential" with a count by state for Henry Clay and James K. Polk. Much more on the results of the election on inside pages. Page 2 has a letter from President Tyler to H. M. Kamehameha III, king of Hawaii (see photos). Also ... See More
January 2, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 2, 1813 Inside includes a lengthy address headed: "Legislature of Kentucky" signed; Isaac Shelby. Other content includes: "Privateers" "Distribution of Army" which includes a state-by-state chart (see photos); "Imprisonment of Seamen" which includes documents signed by James Monroe, James Madison & others.
Over... See More
January 23, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 23, 1813 Among the reports re: "American Ingenuity" "American Gallantry" "the Heroes of King's Mountain" from the Revolutionary War battle; a full page chart: "A Statement of the Annual Revenue of the United States" "British Love of 'Liberty' " and more.
The section headed: "Events ... See More
January 25, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 25, 1812 The front page has a letter to Congress signed by the President: James Madison, which hints of the coming war: "...The continued evidence afforded in this correspondence of the hostile policy of the British government against our national rights, strengthens the considerations recommending & urging the preparation of adequate means for m... See More
March 28, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 28, 1812 Inside has lengthy reporting from the "House of Representatives" which includes discussion headed: "State of Louisiana" concerning Louisiana joining the Union (see). Another page has: "The bill for the admission of Louisiana into the union has passed the house of representatives with a provision to include within the lim... See More
September 5, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 5, 1812 Inside has reports headed: "Upper Canada" "Account of the Wahabites" "American Prizes" and more. A section headed: "Events of the War" takes over 4 pages and has much on the War of 1812 including much on the fall of Detroit to the British with 4 dispatches signed in type by: W. Hull, Brig. Gen. There is &qu... See More
September 26, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 26, 1812 Inside has over 6 pages under the heading: "Events of the War" with the latest news on the War of 1812. Among the subheads & reports are: "The North Western Army" which includes a letter signed in type: William Hull. This is followed by a very lengthy letter datelined from Fort George, Aug. 26, 1812, taking over 2 pages a... See More
November 14, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 14, 1812 Inside has a report headed: "Indian Treaty" concerning the Choctaw Indians. Also: "Events of the War" take over 5 1/2 pages with subheads: "General Tupper to General Harrison" from Urbana; a letter from "Camp Near Defiance" signed by J. Winchester; "Report of the Battle of Queenstown" which is notable; ... See More
November 21, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 21, 1812 The front page begins with a "Message from the President to Congress, signed: James Madison. Inside includes; "West Florida" "Russia & Spain" "Privateering" "Important Discovery" being perpetual motion; "The Slave Trade" and more. Near the back is over a full page on: "Events o... See More
February 6, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 6, 1813 Among the articles within are: "Naturalized Seamen" "Perpetual Motion", much reporting from "Proceedings of Congress", and there are 3 pages taken up with reports headed: "Events of the War". Among the subheads are: "Military" "Army of the Centre" "Eastern Frontier" "Naval&... See More
November 28, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 28, 1812 Inside has; "Monroe's Treaty" with subhead: "Treaty of Amity, Commerce & Navigation between his Britannic Majesty and the United States of America" which takes several pages with 4 signatures in type, including James Monroe, and dated Dec. 31, 1806.
Also within: "New Sicilian Constitution" "Revolutionar... See More
October 24, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 24, 1812 Among the articles are: "Distillation of Spirits" and a chart headed: "The War on the Ocean" "The British in the Peninsula". Under the heading: "Events of the War" are several reports on the on-going War of 1812 including subheads: "Military" "Extract of a Letter from S. Dinsmore, Agent for t... See More
July 25, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1812 Pages 1 thru 6 have much concerning the "Journal of the Stamp Act Congress" held at New York, 1765. But also much on the War of 1812 from near the beginning including: "Alien Enemies" "An Act Respecting Alien Enemies" signed in type by the President: John Adams (error: should be Madison); "Restoration of America... See More
June 20, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812 An inside page has a lengthy: "Declaration of War" which takes over 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type by the President: James Madison. This is followed by related reporting from the "Committee on foreign relations..." which takes over 2 pages. And on the back page is the formal Act of Congress declaring war against England, ... See More
April 4, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, April 4, 1812 Inside is: "Cost of the Capitol" with the construction of the two wings, totaling $636,735, with some text including: "...If the hall of the house of representatives is not the most convenient, it is among the grandest in the world..." (see photo).
Much other news of the day with a wealth of political reporting... See More
June 27, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 27, 1812 This issue has one of the best presentations on the declaration of war against Great Britain, beginning the War of 1812.
Most of the first column of the front page is a somewhat decorative "Proclamation" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle & signed by James Madison, declaring that a state of war exists between the United S... See More
November 9, 1811
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, Nov. 9, 1811
Beginning on the front page is the: "President's Message" which carries over to take all of pg. 2 and most of pg. 3 where it is signed in type: James Madison. This was the President's annual state-of-the-union address in which he addresses the significant issues of the year and thoughts on 1812, particularly noteworthy sinc... See More
June 29, 1919
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 29, 1919
* World War I officially ends
* Peace Treaty signed
* Treaty of Versailles
The front page has a three line banner headline: "PEACE SIGNED, ENDS THE GREAT WAR; GERMANS DEPART STILL PROTESTING; PROHIBITION TILL TROOPS DISBAND" Various related subheads including: "Enemy Envoys in Truculent Spirit" "Say Afterward They Would Not H... See More
June 27, 1919
NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1919
* Augustus D. Julliard's will
* Advancement of music in the U.S.
The front page has an article with a 2 line, 1 col. head: "Gives $5,000,000 to Advance Music" "Will of A. D. Julliard Provides Aid for Worthy Students and for Entertainment" & more continuing inside the issue as well. Funds would ultimately maintain the Institute ... See More
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