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CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College, Pennsylvania, May 11, 1934
* Dust bowl storm
* Dirty thirties
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "WHEAT CROPS IN 11 STATES FACE DROUGHT RUIN", "Agricultural Experts Believe Crop Failure Will Still Leave Surplus", "Drought Said To Be Worst In Generation".
Other news, sports a... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 13, 1927
* Great Charles Lindbergh welcome home
* Ticker tape parade in New York City
The front page has a three column headline: "COL. LINDBERGH, CENTER OF GREAT TRIUMPHANT RECEPTION IN NEW YORK" with subheads (see photos).
This issue contains other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, it has minor marg... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, November 12, 1928
* Ocean Liner S.S. Vestris sinks
* Early same day report
The front page has a nice banner headline on the front page: "SINKING SHIP VESTRIS ON WAY TO THE BARBADOES CALLS FOR HELP OFF THE VIRGINIA COAST AS 200 PASSENGERS TAKE TO LIFE BOATS" with subheads (see).
Other news, sport and advertisements of the day through... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Pennsylvania, March 10, 1930
* Babe Ruth signs contract
* New York Yankees
* Major league baseball
Page 8 has one column headings: "BABE RUTH SIGNS UP AT $80,000 TODAY", "Yankee Slugger Looks Good For Several Years More of 'Big Business'" and "Is Beginning To Slow Up". See photos for 1st report coverag... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 8, 1945
* Invasion of Lingayen Gulf (1st report)
* Admiral Jesse B. Oldendorf
* Battle of the Bulge
The front page has a nice banner headline: "U.S. FLEET ATTACKS LUZON, JAPS SAY" with subheads (see photos). 1st report coverage on the invasion of Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Phillipines. Kamikaze airplane attac... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, September 15, 1932
* The American Nurse airplane lost
* Edna Newcomer- female pilot missing
The front page has one column headings: "3 FEARED LOST IN ROME FLIGHT" and "Plane Fails To Arrive Over Italy; Gasoline Supply Believed Exhausted" with photo showing the three lost aviators including Miss Edna Newcomer of Williams... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 20, 1934
* Bruno Hauptmann arrested (1st report)
* Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping
This 20 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "IDENTIFY MAN IN 'LINDY' KIDNAPING" with subheads (see photos). 1st report coverage on the arrest of Bruno Hauptmann, suspect in the most famou
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 14, 1862
* Columbia, Tennessee
* Winchester, Virginia
This genuine newspaper has a wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column, front page headlines on the Civil War are: "Heavy Union Force At Fort Henry" "Re-Opening of the Tennessee River" "... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, August 4, 1933
* New York Yankees
* Longest non-shutout game streak at 308
* Lefty Grove
Page 8 has one column headings: "Yanks Shit Out For First Time In 2 Years", "Lefty Grove Snaps Record String of 308 Consecutive Scoring Games" and more. 1st report coverage on the Yankees record streak coming to an e... See More
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 10, 1780
* Rare 18th century title
A newspaper from the midst of the Revolutionary War with much reporting from the Parliament and elsewhere in Europe with other news of the day. I do not see any content relating to the Revolutionary War.
Four pages, folio size, nice condition.
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 7, 1780
* Revolutionary War era
A newspaper from the midst of the Revolutionary War with much reporting from the "House of Lords" and elsewhere with other news of the day. I do not see any content relating to the Revolutionary War.
Complete in four pages, this issue is folio size, and is in nice condition. ... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 30, 1762 An inside page has a very brief item headed: "America" and datelined from New York noting: "On Tuesday last Col. Amherst, Commander of the expedition to Newfoundland, arrived here on board the Enterprize, Capt. Houlton." (see).
Eight pages, nice condition.
NEW YORK WORLD TELEGRAM, January 17, 1934
* Mae West front page photo
The front page has a two column photo of Mae west with heading: "Mae West Dons Royal Purple to Tell Some More About Holdup" with text underneath (see photos).
Other news, sport and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 36 pages, light browning with some margin wear and tear, otherwise g... See More
THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Scranton, Pennsylvania, March 11, 1881
* American Indian War era
This 4 page newspaper measures 25 x 18 inches. News of the day includes: "Young Thieves" "A Woman's Revenge" "A Town In Ashes" and more with many interesting advertisements.
Very minor margin wear, otherwise in nice condition.... See More
PARADE MAGAZINE (Sunday Call-Chronicle), Allentown, Pennsylvania, November 16, 1958 The front colored cover features a photo of Orson Welles with accompanying article. Inside are articles: "Beware of... Fool's Gold in Alaska"; and other articles and advertisements.
This is complete in 28 pages measuring approximately 13 x 11 inches and is in very nice condition.
PARADE MAGAZINE (Sunday Call-Chronicle), Allentown, Pennsylvania, March 6, 1955 The front colored cover features a photo of Gary Cooper. Inside are articles: "Shorter Hospital Stays Than Ever"; "The Studio dropped her too soon - Mitzi Gaynor can prove it: she's doing better than ever, now"; "Hollywood Goes Ski-Crazy" and other articles and advertisements.
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JUDGE magazine, New York, March 9, 1889
* Color political prints
Judge magazine was founded in 1881 by a group of artists, headed by James Albert Wales, who left the staff of the popular comic weekly Puck. The magazine featured bold satire and good political drawing with chromolithographic front and back covers and center spread.
After a strong start, the magazine found itself strugg... See More
NEBRASKA STAMP NEWS, Fremont, June, 1890 Subtitled: "A Monthly Devoted to Stamp Collecting." A very small size newspaper of 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, measuring 4 1/2 by 7 inches, nice condition & a vol. 1 no. 6 issue.
THE WESTERN PHILATELIST, Chicago, 1888 This is "A Monthly Journal For Stamp Collectors" as noted on the very ornate front wrapper (see). A nice stamp collecting magazine still with the original wrappers, measuring 6 by 9 1/4 inches & in nice condition.
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 4, 1864
* Battle of Cold Harbor
* Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee
* Confederate victory
Over half of the front page first column is taken up with Civil War heads including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Latest News From Grant" "A Great Cavalry Fight Reported" "Fitzhugh lee Said to be Captured" "Later From Gen. Sherman"... See More
NEBRASKA STAMP NEWS, Fremont, April, 1890 Subtitled: "A Monthly Devoted to Stamp Collecting." A very small size newspaper of 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, measuring 4 1/2 by 7 inches. Nice condition & a vol. 1 no. 4 issue.
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, February 18, 1878
* The Silver Bill - dollar
* Bland-Allison Act
* United States Treasury
This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page that include: "The Silver Bill Ready for the House" and "It is to be Fixed up by Caucus so it Will Pass Over a Veto".
Other news and advertisements of the day. Nice condition.... See More
This is a single page, colored print only entitled "There Is Hope" which is a scene of a sick child in bed with her parents and grandmother looking on. The source of the print is unknown but bears a copyright date of 1896 by Wm. H. Hussey. This measures 15 x 10 inches and is in nice condition.
This is sheet music (piano and lyrics) entitled "Mother Dear has gone to Heaven" by George Pitt. This was copyrighted in 1885 by W. F. Shaw. Complete in 6 pages with the music printed on 3 pages, with archival mends in the margin area, measuring approximately 14 x 11 inches. Some lite dirtiness on the outer cover, otherwise in good condition.
HARPER'S WEEKLY SUPPLEMENT, New York, October 13, 1877 (print only) This single-page contains a large illustration entitled "Sketches in Caffraria", measuring approximately 11.75 x 9 inches, includes four scenes from Caffraria, a district extending along the east coast of Africa.
This is a SINGLE PAGE only illustration measuring approximately 16x10.75 inches and is in very nic... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 13, 1877 (print only) This single-page illustration is entitled "In the Park -- Light and Shade" by C.S. Reinhart and is comprised of two different scenes, one of mothers and their children in the sunlight of the park while the other is of a gentlemen in the shaded area, sleeping on the park benches.
This is a SINGLE PAGE only illustration me... See More
THE FLORIDA TIMES-UNION, Jacksonville, Florida, July 30, 1969 The front page of this issue features a headline "Moon Conquest Put in Color!" with a subhead "Old Glory Planted on Moon by Astronauts - One of the First Color Pictures" along with large photo.
PLEASE NOTE: This is an incomplete issue, it is only 6 pages of the first section of the newspaper, and is in good co... See More
JACKSONVILLE JOURNAL, Jacksonville, Florida, July 30, 1969 The front page of this issue features a headline "Those Moon Footprints" along with two large photos which had just been released from the Apollo 11 mission. The one photo was taken during the descent of their lunar module and the other is from the command ship, which show the American flag and the footprints in the lunar d... See More
CENTRE DAILY TIMES, January 23, 2012
* Death of Joe Paterno (1st report)
* Penn State Nittany Lions
* From State College, PA
Note: This is a 1st edition printing - not one of the common reprint editions.
This publication serves Central Pennsylvania including State College where Penn State University is located. The front page has a full page color photo of Joe Paterno with the hea... See More
INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL NEWS, Scotland, Pennsylvania, June 9, 1910 An in-house school newspaper, this edition has the front page printed in red and blue ink for the patriotic theme as noted: "Flag Day Number of the School News" showing a woman holding a flag (see). Other decorative elements on the front page as well. Four pages, nice condition.
HARPER'S WEEKLY ILLUSTRATED, 1866-1899
* Great for gift-giving at a highly discounted price
* Wonderful way to introduce someone to the hobby
* Authentic 19th century newspaper
An authentic issue of this famous illustrated title selected by our staff and guaranteed to be complete (16 pages), to be in good condition, and to contain a variety of prints for which this paper is so famous. ... See More
OLIVE BRANCH, Boston, Dec. 10, 1853 Page 2 includes: "Sonora & Lower California" which reports on Mexican invaders (see). Four pages, wear at folds causing small holes at fold junctures, some wear at margins.
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 31, 1773 Page 2 has a section headed: "America" with a New York dateline, concerning a naval encounter with Indians (see).
Four pages, light dirtiness to the ftpg., folio size, nice condition.
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 19, 1772 Page 2 has a piece headed: "America" from Albany with a story of a brave rescue of a child from falling overboard from a ship (see).
Four pages, folio size, nice condition.
WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, June 28, 1800 Contents include: "Fate of the Queen Charlotte Frigate" "Representatives of the People" includes a list of the duly elected representatives (see) "Gleanings From History" "New Mode of Traveling For Ladies" & other literary items. Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.
THE DAILY AMERICAN, Nashville, Tennessee, April 13, 1881
* Chief Sitting Bull close to surrendering
* Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux Indians
The front page has one column headings at the bottom of the front page: "Sitting Bull" and "Arranging for the Surrender of the Indian Chief and His Band". See photo for brief text here. He would officially surrender about 3 months later.
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THE PIPESTONE PHILATELIST, Minnesota, Jan., 1896 As noted in the masthead: "A Monthly Journal For Stamp Collectors." Four pages, 6 by 9 inches, nice condition.
NEBRASKA STAMP NEWS, Fremont, July, 1890 Subtitled: "A Monthly Devoted to Stamp Collecting." A very small size newspaper of 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, measuring 4 1/2 by 7 inches. Nice condition & a vol. 1 no. 8 issue.
CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, December 24, 1880
* Novelist George Eliot death
* Victorian era
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:
"The Great Novalist Quietly Passes Away"
"Her Death Caused by a Chill Taken on Sunday Last"
1st report coverage on the death of famous English novelist, George Eliot.
Other ne... See More
CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, June 4, 1880
* Stephenson's Rocket steam locomotive print
Page 3 has a nice two column illustration of the "Stephenson's Rocket" steam locomotive with headline: "A History of the Ohio Railroad Company--The Forerunner, and What Might Have Been the Parent of the Present Lake Shore Railroad"
Other news and advertisements o... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, November 19, 1881
* James A. Garfield assassination
* Trial of Charles Guiteau
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "WASHINGTON", "Fifth Day of the trial of Guiteau", "The Prisoner Very Turbulent And Unmanageable", "Reading of the Letters Which Guiteau Wrote to Ge... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS - PARADE, Detroit, Michigan, December 18, 1949 The front of this issue contains a photo of Esther Williams, not wearing her usual swimming suit, but rather in winter-wear and with ice skates as she was promoting a new movie "Duchess of Idaho". Additional stories and advertisements are within.
This is complete in 24 pages with several small binding holes al... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS - PARADE, Detroit, Michigan, March 6, 1960 The front of this issue contains a photo of Loretta Young with an accompanying article "Loretta Young: One of the world's most fascinating women". Additional stories and advertisements are within.
This is complete in 24 pages with several small binding holes along the top edge, otherwise in very nice condition... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS - PARADE, Detroit, Michigan, May 2, 1948 The front of this issue contains a photo of Esther Williams in a swimsuit with an article "The Racquet Club" which includes additional photos of film stars at the Palm Springs Racquet Club. Additional stories and advertisements are within.
This is complete in 24 pages with several small binding holes along the top e... See More
THE KENTUCKY STAMP MAGAZINE, Covington, Feb. 15, 1889 A little four page paper for stamp collectors. Minor tears at the margins, mostly good.
THE PORT FOLIO ENLARGED, Philadelphia, May 22, 1802 Basically a literary newspaper done "By Oliver Oldschool, Esq.", with one of the articles reflecting back on actions during the Revolutionary War. Eight pages, 10 by 12 1/2 inches, nice condition.
INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL NEWS, Scotland, Pennsylvania, May 26, 1910 The front page is decorative for the "Memorial Day" issue and is printed in red, white (the newsprint) & blue ink, plus a colorful bouquet of flowers (see). Eight pages on very high quality newsprint. Great condition.
INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL NEWS, Scotland, Pennsylvania, May 23, 1907 The front page is decorative for the "Memorial Day" issue and is printed in red, white (the newsprint) & blue ink, plus a colorful bouquet of flowers (see). Eight pages on very high quality newsprint. Great condition.