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NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, January 2, 1830 One of the articles is headed: "Gen. Bravo and The Texas" with portions including: "...on the subject of ceding the Texas to this country...The letter is a ...passionate declamation against the acquisition of Texas by the United States, & of vehement accusations against our country...He affirms that the... See More
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, February 17, 1838 Among the various reports in this famous newspaper is a back page item which notes: "The legislators of the state of Tennessee adjourned on Monday...The Bill to suppress the sale and use of bowie knives deserves to be reckoned among the most salutary acts passed by the ...assembly...Its provisions will effectually stay the... See More
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, December 31, 1842 The back page has an item: "The Last of The Crew of Paul Jones" which is concerning the death of Thomas Chase, the last survivor of the crew of John Paul Jones "...when engaged with two British ships of War..." and noting his hearing was impaired: "...having been injured by the concussion by t... See More
DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, March 20, 1862
* Rare Confederate title
* P. G. T. Beauregard letter
A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The ftpg. includes: "The Yankees at Port Royal" "Notes Of The War" which includes a letter signed in type: G. T. Beauregard; "People Determined to be Free Can Never be Conquered" & more. Inside ... See More
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, April 10, 1863
* First Battle of Charleston Harbor
A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The ftpg. includes: "Latest News from the North!" "Confidence of Taking Charleston!" "Rumors of Its Capture in the North!" "Latest from Charleston" "The First Day's Fight" "The Loss Sustained b... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1870
* Writer Charles Dickens death - editorial
Page 3 has an editorial headed: "Charles Dickens" "Some Personal Recollections of the Dead Novelist" (see)
Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1933
* Famed double eagle coins are minted
Page 12N contains an interesting and somewhat inconspicuous report headed: "22,000,000 Coins Minted" with various details, and which includes: "...Included in this coinage were 445,500 double eagles and 1,754,000 eagles...".
It is noteworthy that the 1933 double eagle ($20 gold coin) currently holds t... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1929
* Fritz von Opel visits America
* Predicts mass transportation in rocket airplanes
Page 10 has one column headings: "Von Opel To Study Auto Industry Here" "Says on Arriving He Hopes to See Business Men Crossing Atlantic in Rocket Airplane" with photo. (see) Was he predicting the jet airplane ?
Other news, sports and advertisements o... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1939
* HMS Thetis sinks
* British submarine
* Royal Navy
The front page has two column headings: "British Submarine Sinks; Found Partly Submerged" "Thetis, New Craft, Fails to Rise After Dive on Trial Trip With 79 Aboard--Located 18 Hours Later Near Shore" (see) First report coverage on the lost of the HMS Thetis British submarine. Continues ... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1939
* Mahatma Gandhi
* "Fast Unto Death"
* Jews and Aryans
* Separated from jobs
Two notable front page reports, the first with two column heads: "Germany Drafts Jews for Work; Sets Them Apart from 'Aryans' " "Aim Is to Meet Pledge Made to Rublee and to Free 'Germans' for 'State-Political' Jobs---... See More
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1787
* Early Philadelphia land sale
Page 2 has a lengthy item concerning chartering a bank in Pennsylvania. Page 2 also has much reporting on the: "Proceedings of the General Assembly". The back page has a very lengthy list of: "Lots of Ground, to Be Sold" in Philadelphia between Frankford road and t... See More
THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, October 24, 1776
* Rare Revolutionary War title from America
* Great year to have (1776)
All of the front page & over half of page 2 are taken up with a continuation of a satirical political dialogue "...between Orator Puff and Peter Easy on the Proposed Plan or Frame of Government".
Page 3 has a report which notes: &q... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1934
* Babe Ruth signs final contract
* New York Yankees
* Last year with the team
The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline that reads: "One-Year Contract With the Yankees Signed by Ruth at Salary of $35,000" with subheads and related photo (see images). Great to have in this famous NYC title.
Other news, sports and advertisements o... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1929
* Professor Albert Einstein
* Theory of Relativity extended
* Gravity - The Expanding Universe
The front page has one column headlines that include: "EINSTEIN EXTENDS RELATIVITY THEORY" "New Work Seeks to 'Unite Laws of Field of Gravitation and Elecro-Magnetism'" "He Calls It His Greatest" and more. (see)
Other new... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 7, 1929
* Tex Rickard death (1st report)
* Boxing promoter
* The Hex Hollow Murder
* York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire
The front page has one column headings that include: "TEX RICKARD DIES; HELD LEADING PLACE IN WORLD OF SPORTS" "Promoter Succumbs in Miami Hospital After Operation for Appendicitis" and more. (see) Much mor... See More
CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Connecticut, October 2, 1799 Page 2 has a report headed "India" which begins: "War has commenced between the English and Tippoo...".
Page 3 has an ad: "Runaway from the subscriber...for the 4th time, an indented apprentice...".
The bkpg. has an ad: "Ten Dollars Reward" for a deserted soldier (see).
Four pages, never b... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 21,1820 Page two has an article taking close to half the page headed: "Jews In Maryland" which begins: "From an agitation of the subject in the papers, we presume that another attempt will be made at the ensuing session of the legislature of Maryland to exonerate this persecuted sect from the odious restrictions which our incom... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 9, 1829 One of the articles within is headed: "Number of The Jews" with the text beginning: "The following curious statistical account of the number of Jews existing scattered throughout the 5 parts of the world..." with the report including two columns of numbers by country or area (see).
Among the other reports in this issue a... See More
THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, January 2, 1929
* Franklin D. Roosevelt
* FDR governor inauguration
* Best title to be had
Nice to have this headline in a newspaper from the capital of New York: "Franklin D. Roosevelt Asks 'Era Of Good Feeling' As He Is Inaugurated 44th Governor of New York" with various related subheads. Also two rather large photo of th... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 21, 1931 The top of the sports pave has a banner head: "Yankees Take Two as Ruth and Gehrig Hit Homers..." with one column subheads: "20,000 See Yankees Rout Indians Twice" "Gehrig Hits No. 45 and Ruth Gets 44th as Team Wins..." "Lou Breaks Own Record" and more (see). Another article has: "Players of the Game - Lefty Grove--B... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1934
* John Dillinger - public enemy # 1
* George 'Baby Face' Nelson
The front page has one column headlines: "U.S. OFFERS $10,000 TO GET DILLINGER"
"Cummings Also Posts $5,000 for Capture of Aide, 'Baby-Face' Nelson" and more. Text continues inside with the criminal record and personnel descriptio
THE BULLETIN, San Francisco, California, Dec. 5, 1921
* Babe Ruth suspended
* New York Yankees
* Great headline for display
The front page has an uncommonly large & bold banner headline: "RUTH FINED, SUSPENDED" concerning Babe Ruth, with the report beginning: "Babe Ruth, home-run king, was swatted by Judge K.M. Landis, Baseball commissioners today. Ruth was fined h... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1934.
* Rex Scott Negro lynching
* Hazard, Kentucky
* Perry County
The back page has one column headings "KENTUCKY MOB HANGS NEGRO TORN FROM JAIL", "Sheriff and Posse Reach Scene as Masked Crowd Disperses--First Lynching of 1934" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Rex Scott in Hazard, Perry County, Kentucky.
Other news, spor... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1934
* Gangster John Dillinger
* Post escape with wooden gun
* Crown Point, Indiana jail
* The hunt continues
The front page has one column headings that include: "U. S. AGENTS SHOOT AIDE OF DILLINGER" "Companion of Outlaw in Last Saturday's Escape Brought Down from Ambush" "Part Of Federal Roundup" and more.
Other news, spor... See More
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, December 23, 1951
* West Frankfort - Lakeland
* Franklin County, Illinois
* Coal mine explosion disaster
The front page has a five column headline: "Illinois Mine Blast Toll of 86 Now Feared; 26 Bodies Found" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Orient No. 2 coal mine explosion near West Frankfort, Illinois.
Other news, sports ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1934.
* John Dillinger - Crown Point Jail
* Famous wooden gun escape
* Sioux Falls, South Dakota
* Bank Robbery (1st report)
Page 20 has one column headings: "THUGS GET $46,000, KIDNAP 5 IN BANK" "Six Machine Gunners Overawe 1,000 in Sioux Falls--One Resembles Dillinger" "4 Policemen Captured" and more. (see) Also on the same page... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1934
* Chief Two Guns - White Calf death
* 'Indian head' nickel fame
* Famous John Dillinger bank robbery
Page 19 has one column headings: "CHIEF 2-GUNS DIES; HIS FACE ON NICKEL", "Dignitary of Blackfeet Tribe, Living In Glacier Park, Had Visited This City" and more with photo of the chief (see photos).
Also one column headi... See More
EVERY SATURDAY, Boston, May 27, 1871 Inside has a dramatic fullpg. print: "The Women of Paris". Near the back are two pages of text and 8 prints: "On The Mississippi" which includes prints of Fort Jackson" "Fort Jackson from Fort St. Philip" "Prisoners at Fort Jackson" and more including a full bkpg. print: "On the Mississippi--At Fort ... See More
EVERY SATURDAY, Boston, May 13, 1871 Among prints inside are: "The Dead Sea", a nearly full page with text and 2 prints of: "A Visit To the Mammoth Cave" in Kentucky; a full page with ten scenes of: "Sardine Fishing & Curing" and "Athletic Spots at Brompton, England" showing hurdlers.
Complete in 24 pages, light dirtiness to the ftpg., generally n... See More
MEMPHIS APPEAL, Tennessee, June 6, 1889 Over half of the front page is taken up with reports on the Johnstown Flood with first column heads including: "HARD WORK" "This is the Johnstown Watchword" "It Will Take 10,000 Men Thirty Days to Clear the Streets" "One Thousand Funeral Take Place in the Little City" "No End to the Dead Bodies Recovered fro... See More
THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, April 11, 1846 The top of the front page has an illustration--unusual in newspapers of this vintage--headed: "Preparations For the Charter Election, Tuesday, April 14" which is cartoonish (see).
Eight pages, irregular at the spine, library tape across some central folds.
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 27, 1798
* John Adams signed documents
* 18th century American original
The first column has a brief document signed by the President: John Adams, as an introduction to a lengthy document regarding France. Page 2 has yet another related document signed by: John Adams. Page 3 has a black-bordered announcement of the death of Esther Russell, wife of the ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1948
* Archbold, Ohio
* Winter sleigh ride disaster
Near the bottom of the front page is a two column headings that reads: "Train Kills 10 Children in Ohio As Tractor-Drawn Sleigh Stalls" First report coverage on the Winter sleigh party for children disaster in which Jesse Wyse, driver of the tractor, froze still after seeing the oncoming train in Ar... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1948
* Ada Lois Sipuel - Supreme Court ruling (1st report)
* Sipuel v. Board of Regents of University of Oklahoma
* Law school for African Americans
Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Supreme Court Orders Oklahoma to Admit a Negro to Law School" Text continues on the back page (p. 52) with a one column photo of ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1939
* Boston Bruins - NHL Hockey
* Wins Stanley Cup title
The sport's section (page 21) has a 7 column headline: "16,500 See Bruins Defeat Maple Leafs and Win the Stanley Cup" with subheads and lineups (see images). First report coverage on the Boston Bruins winning the 1938-39 Stanley Cup by defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs. G... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 6, 1942
* Crystal Springs, Mississippi
* Train-bus collision disaster
The back page has one column headings that include: "12 DEAD, MANY HURT IN TRAIN-BUS CRASH" "Three From Up-State Among Thise Killed at a Grade Crossing in Mississippi" "FREIGHT CONFUSED DRIVER" and more. (see) First report coverage on the... See More
THE POST BOY, London, Sept. 6, 1728
* Rare & early 18th century issue
* Nice masthead engravings
Simply a beautiful issue of this handsome newspaper, with both engravings in the masthead apparently being early strikes as they are very sharp & clean (see), along with the engraving of the first letter of the text.
The ftpg. has an item noting in part: "The peace betw... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE DEMOCRAT, Missouri, December 4, 1877
* President Rutherford B. Hayes
* State of the Union Address
Over half of the front page & a portion of page 4 are taken up with the text of the: "President's Message" to the nation, being the annual state-of-the-union address signed in type at its conclusion: R. B. Hayes.
Other news of the day with several intere... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 7, 1946
* Brandeis University founded
* Professor Albert Einstein
Page 28 has a two column photo captioned: "Prof. Albert Einstein with S. Ralph Lazrus, president of the Albert Einstein Foundation" and beneath the photo is a brief article on the money being contributed by the Einstein Foundation being used to help fund Brandeis Univ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1933
* John Dillinger on the run
* Police raid on hideout
* Midwest bank robber
Near the bottom of the front page is a two column headings that reads: "Chicago Police Kill Three in Gang Battle; Picked Marksmen Rake Arsenal Hideout" First report coverage on the police raid upon a Dillinger hideout in which 3 of his gang members were killed. Dillin... See More
* Establishing the Nuremberg Laws
* Swastika is official Nazi Symbol
* Jews & the new national flag - Jewish
Page 6 has one column headings: "BERLIN WORKS OUT ANTI-JEWISH RULES" "New Warning On Flags" "Citizens Are Admonished to Discard Old Black-White-Red and State Banners" and more. See photos for coverage on
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1935
* Annie Smith Peck death
* American Mountaineer
Page 17 has one column headings: "ANNIE PECK DIES, 84; MOUNTAIN CLIMBER" "She Has Scaled Tallest Peaks of Hemisphere and at 80 Flew Over Them Again" "Also Lecturer, Linquist" "Won World-Wide fame When She Conquered Mt. Huascaran--Resided in Hotel Here with one column ph... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 19, 1929.
* Al 'Scarface' Capone
* Prohibition era gangster
* Beer baron
The front page has one column headings: "CAPONE CHECK SETS AGENTS ON NEW TRAIL IN LIQUOR RING CASE" "Seek Stopped Order for $1,500 Made Out to One in Band by Chicago Gangster" and more.
Other news of the day throughout a few days prior to the great stock market ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1929
* Stock market crash of 1929 beginning
* Pre initial great collapse
* In a New York City paper
The front page has one column headings that include: "STOCKS DRIVEN DOWN AS WAVE OF SELLING ENGULFS THE MARKET" "Losses of 5 to 20 Points in Heavy Trading Put Level at Lowest in Present Trend" "LEADERS ARE HIT HARD" "J. L. L... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1933
* Jewish boycott on Germany
* Jews persecuted under Hitler's rule
* Pre Holocaust era
Page 13 & 14 has various one column headlines regarding the tensions between the people of Germany and the Jewish population there. Among these headlines include: "British Jews vote German Boycott" "Representatives of 400 Bodies Proclaim Empire B... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1935
* Jane Addams death (1st report)
* Nobel Peace Prize winner
The front page has a one column heading: "JANE ADDAMS DIES IN HER 75TH YEAR" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with two photos.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.
... See More
THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Feb. 26, 1942
* Adolph Hitler
* Extermination of Jews
Among the ftpg. heads are: "Extermination Of Bolshevism And Jews" "German Planes Cause Havoc in the Crimea" "City & Harbour of Sevastopol Ablaze: Russian Cruiser Hit" " "Cabinet Changes Made to Distract British Attention From Defeats".
This newsp... See More
THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Aug. 1, 1944 Among the ftpg. heads are: "Terrific Struggle Along The Whole of Front in Normandy" "Homes For Victims of V.I. Demanded" "Mansions of Rich are Empty" "Britain Wants to Sack Montgomery" Large British Shops Torpedoed in Convoy Off English Coast".
This newspaper was published on this island in the En... See More
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 14, 1861 Among the column heads are: "Distressing News From Hatteras Inlet" "Imprisoned for Speaking Disrespectfully of President Lincoln's Administration" "Beaufort Taken by the Federals" "Fight In Kansas--Rebels Twice Routed--Secessionists in Kansas" "Gyandot, Va., Attacked by Rebels..." "Gen. Fremo... See More
THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 2, 1847 Page 3 has: "Interesting From the Army" with news concerning events near Victoria, Mexico, including: "...that Brig. General Quitman had, on the 29th of Dec., occupied the city of Victoria, the capital of the State of Tamaulipas..." with more. Also: "General Taylor arrived at Victoria with the division of Brig. Gen. Twi... See More
THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 27, 1847 Page 2 has; "Army Intelligence" "Later from Vera Cruz--Santa Anna Not Assassinated--His Gambling Operations--Number & Condition of is Army..." and more subheads with the text taking over a full column.
Four pages, very nice condition.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1932
* Anti prohibition parade in New York City
* Beer - Liquor
The front page has a two column headline: "ALL-DAY PARADE FOR BEER JAUNTILY LED BY WALKER; CHEERED BY GAY THRONGS" with subheads that include: "Bands Play Drinking Songs as Pretzels Are Strewn in Marchers' Path" and more. (see) More on page 3 with related photos.
Other news, ... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, September 1, 1934
* Chicago College All-Star Game
* Very 1st annual football game
* Chicago Bears
The sport's section (page 8) has one column headings: "80,000 See Bears Tie All-Stars, 0-0" & subheads: "Collegians Outplay Champions of Pro League, Gaining Six First Downs to Three" "Laws, Everhardsus and Mikulak Star With Hewitt and Becker in ... See More
EVENING HERALD, Los Angeles, November 27, 1926
* Carnegie Tech (Mellon) greatest football game
* Notre Dame Fighting Irish - NCAA football
* 1 of the greatest college upsets
* Knute Rockne skips game (mistake)
The front page has a five column headline: "Carnegie Trims Notre Dame, 19-0" with subhead. (see) The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a four column headl... See More
NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 8, 1865 The best content is the back page article: "The Decline and Fall of The Southern Confederacy" "An Inside View" "Richmond A Year Ago" which takes close to two columns. Page 2 has much on: "Randall's Island" and pg. 23 has much on: "The Battery". Page 5 has a large map showing: "The Bed of the... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, September 10, 1934
* Liner SS Morro Castle burns
* In a New York City paper with photos (see)
The front page has a nice five column headline: "182 DEAD OR MISSING IN MORRO CASTLE FIRE; 375 SURVIVORS LISTED, 94 BODIES RECOVERED; OFFICERS WILL TESTIFY AT INQUIRY HERE TODAY" with several subheads, photo and list of the dead and missing. Much more inside.
... See More
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 3, 1862 A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "Interesting From Fredericksburg" "The Southwest--Grant's Army" "Louisiana" "Missouri--Her Record" "The Seacoast" "The Conscription Controversy In Georgia" "the Court Martial on Gen. Van Dorn" "... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, February 6, 1943
* Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson (1st defeat)
* Famous Middleweight boxing match
The sport's section (page 17) has one column headings: "ROBINSON'S STREAK ENDED BY LAMOTTA" "Harlem Fighter Suffers First Loss in 130 Bouts Before 18,930 at Detroit" "Bell Saves Ray In Eighth" "Left to Head F... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1935
* Garrettsville, Ohio train robbery
* Gangster Alvin Karpis - Ma Barker gang
The front page has a two column headlline: "Machine-Gun Gang Robs Mail Of $46,450 on Erie Train in Ohio" with subhead: "Six Bandits Terrorize Spectators at Garrettsville Station & Open Fire of Car, Forcing Clerks to Yield Pouches & Wounding One--F... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1861
* Pre Civil War Southern tensions
* Abraham Lincoln as president-elect
The front page has much on the troubles leading to the Civil War including: "Rumored Attack by South Carolina Troops" "Seizure of the Mint & Custom House at New Orleans" and more. Page 5 has half a column on: "From Mr. Lincoln's Home" "Hospital... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 8, 1936
* Jesse Owens shines in track & field
* Olympic games in Berlin Germany
* In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich
The top of the front page has: "Williams, U.S. Olympian, Takes 400 Meter Title" which begins: "Archie Williams, young California Negro, won the 400 meter run at the Olympic Games in Berlin yesterday...". The spo... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1935
* 1st American mail rocket plane planned
* Frido Kessler
* Greenwood Lake, New York
Page XX7 (inside, near the back) has one column headings: "MAIL SENT BY ROCKET" "Flight Planned Near New York to Test Scheme Successful Abroad" Coverage on the upcoming test flight of the 1st U.S. rocket mail plane.
Other news, sports and advertisem... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, February 7, 1943
* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta
* 2nd fight - Robinson's 1st ever loss
* Boxing - Boxers - editorial
The front page of this sport's section only has a two column heading: "Beau Jack-Zivic Rematch Being Arranged; End of Robinson String Shocks ring World" This was the famous second fight in which LaMotta ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1942
* Eddie Rickenbacker goes missing (1st report)
* American World War I airplane fighter ace
* Would be adrift at sea for 24 days
Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Rickenbacker Missing in Pacific On Flight Southwest of Hawaii" (see) Article continues inside with photo. First report coverage on Captain Eddie R... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1935
* Will Rogers & Wiley Post
* Airplane crash - deaths
The front page has a one column heading: "BODIES OF ROGERS AND POST STARTED FROM ARCTIC BY AIR" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues on page 26 with nice pictorial.
Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 22, 1935
* Lou Gehrig grand slam home run record
* New York Yankees - Major league baseball
* Best title to be had ?
The sport's section (page 22) has a two column heading: "Gehrig Gets Record Homer As Yanks Gain Even Break" with subhead: "Lou's 17th With Bases Full Passes Ruth's Mark---Team Trails by 7 Games After 14-2 Victory Over Bro... See More
* Amelia Earhart around the World attempt
* Lockheed Electra 10E airplane (1st stage)
The front page has one column headings: "MISS EARHART OFF ON WORLD FLIGHT" "Starts for Hawaii, on First Stage of Trip, in Wake of Two Clipper Planes" and more. (see) Text continues inside with related photo and map. (see) 1st report cove
NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1869 Page 5 has: "The Kentucky Negroes" "Their State Educational Convention in Louisville" which includes the text of the "...most important..." resolutions that were passed at the convention with various details including: "...time has full come...to understand that old things are done away...all distinctions...all laws founded on ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 14, 1942
* World premiere of Walt Disney's animated film "Bambi"
In the midst of World War II, page 13 contains a review of the world premiere of the latest Walt Disney feature-length animated film, "Bambi". Bambi was released to theaters by RKO Radio Pictures on August 13, 1942. The fifth animated feature in the Disney animated features lib... See More
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 3, 1888 Among the many prints in this issue is a full page with seven scenes of: "The Denison Gold-Mines, Near Algoma, Lake Huron, Upper Canada." with captions identifying each (see).
Complete in 32 pages, great condition.
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 24, 1666
* The Great London Fire period coverage
* Earliest of newspapers to be had
One of the greatest calamities, and more notable events to strike London in its long history is the Great Fire which destroyed much of the city in September, 1666. Finding period references to it are exceedingly difficult, as the number of newspapers publish... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, May 30, 1862 Certainly a feature of this issue would be the three maps found inside including one on page 3 headed: "THE BRILLIANT AFFAIR AT HANOVER COURT HOUSE." and another on page 4: "THE BATTLE OF HANOVER COURT-HOUSE." with the third map on page 10: "THE NEWS FROM CHARLESTON".
A wealth of column heads throughout include: "T... See More
HARPERS WEEKLY (Supplement), New York, June 2, 1877 This quite large sheet is a very detailed map titled: "The Cross and The Crescent - Harper's Pictorial Map of the Seat of the War in the East". More of a bird's-eye-view than a map, it shows from Bagdad to Warsaw to Vienna to the Greek Islands to the Caspian Sea and everything in between. A terrific over-view of this part ... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE England. These four issues cover the past four centuries being 100 years apart with dates being: August 21, 1671; December 21, 1771; August 29, 1871; and September 23, 1971.
Each contain news of the day, lots of royal related news. This title is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world and is still published today. Of interest is t
THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Sept. 30, 1848
* Rare antebellum title
Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly rare are those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, and from over 13 years before the outbreak of the Civil War.
A wealth of news of the day and many advertisements including an illustrated ad... See More
PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Dec. 12, 1857
* Very early pre Civil War baseball
As noted in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage", this is a volume 1 issue of a very early sporting publication. Near the back is a report headed: "Base Ball". This is quite an early report for baseball, as any baseball reports bef... See More
THE BULLETIN, San Francisco, March 25, 1893
* The man who inspired the phrase "The Real McCoy"
* vs. Joe Choynski - 19th century professional boxing
The front page has nearly a full column report on a recent fight of boxer "Kid McCoy", with heads including: "KID M'COY TALKS ABOUT THE FIGHT"; "Wrenched His Shoulder in the Fifth"; "They D... See More
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, October 22, 1789
* Rare 18th century title
Page 3 has an article with the results of contests held by the Society of Archers at Lancaster. Page 2 has an article taking most of a column headed: "The Prince Royal of Denmark" beginning: "The Public, we doubt, will be highly gratified by the following account of the char... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 18, 1820 Listed under the page 2 "Marriages" is one that reads: "In Washington city, Samuel Lawrence Gouverneur, Esq. of N. York, to Miss Maria Hester Monroe, youngest daughter of James Monroe, President of the U. States." This was first wedding to be held at the White House.
Other news of the day includes: "Royal Funeral" &quo... See More
WEEKLY TRINITY JOURNAL, Weaverville, Trinity County, California, Oct. 20, 1888
* Rare title
A quite rare issue from this Northern California town. Founded in 1850, Weaverville is an historic California Gold Rush town. Nestled at the foot of the current Trinity Alps Wilderness Area, Weaverville was once home to approximately 2,000 Chinese gold miners and had its own Chinatown.
Four pag... See More
NEW-YORK TIMES, Dec. 5, 1870
* Post Civil War baseball
* Rare Deep South game
The front page has: "Base Ball Game of the Mutuals at New Orleans" being a one paragraph summary of a game played at New Orleans between the Mutuals and the "R.E. Lees" which includes the box score. Quite rare for an account of a baseball game in the Deep South, particularly on the front ... See More
CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, July 18, 1792 A pg. 2 report under "New York" says: "Thursday the 14th inst arrived at Pittsburgh major general Anthony Wayne, commander in chief of the Army of the United States. On...entering the town, he was saluted by a discharge of artillery from fort Fayette."
Other news of the day throughout. Early & uncommon from New Hampshire. ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1943
* Tunis & Bizerte, Tunisia captured
* World War II
* 5th Panzer Army (Germany) defeated
The front page has a nice banner headline: "TUNIS AND BIZERTE CAPTURED, ENEMY IN FLIGHT" with subheads and related map. Coverage continues on pages 2 & 3 with related photos.
Other news, sports and various advertisements of... See More
JERUSALEM NEWS (subtitled "An American Newspaper), Jerusalem, Israel, dated April 1, 1920
* Rare title - Volume 1 issue
* English language
Printed in the masthead is: "The first daily in Jerusalem printed in the English language." A quite uncommon volume 1 issue with various news of the day including: "Reuters Telegrams", "Nile Mission Press", ... See More
WEEKLY SUTTER BANNER, Yuba City, California, dated January 31, 1874
* Wild Old West
* Rare title
This is a very early California newspaper and has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfigh... See More
QUINCY EVENING TIMES, Massachusetts, Jan. 14, 1929
* Babe Ruth
* Death of wife in fire
The front page has a two column headline: "Probe Into Death Of Mrs. Babe Ruth" who died in a fire.
Complete in 12 pages with binding slits at the spine, otherwise very nice.
* Avondale Mine disaster
* 1st report - early
* Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Page 2 headlines: "Awful Loss of Life"; "Terrible Disaster in the Mines"; "Two Hundred Men Suffocated to Death" and "Fire in a Shaft at Plymouth, Pa. - Excitement Among the Miners
* Uncommon title
This uncommon 4 page newspaper has news of the day with advertisements. Rare to find issue from Wisconsin prior to the civil war.
This issue has little foxing and minor margin wear, otherwise good.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 12, 1923 The first column reports on the World Series with: "RUTH'S TWO HOMERS WIN FOR YANKS, 4-2, AND TIE THE SERIES" with subheads: "Crashes Out His Drives in Successive Innings, Setting Record for Baseball Classic" "Puts New Life In Team" "Pennock Holds Champions" and more. Much more in the sport's section. (see)
Co... See More
LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York Oct. 21, 1915 The color cover is a nice illustration from World War I captioned: "Waiting for the Range." (see) Other prints within include a photo of "Mrs. Galt Whose Engagement to President Woodrow Wilson is Announced" "In the Wake of the Battle" "The Truth About Alaska - the New Freedom for Labor" plus... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 9, 1943
* Count Fleet - horse racing
* Preakness Stakes win (2nd of 3 wins)
* Triple crown winner
This 100+ page newspaper has a nice five column headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside): "COUNT FLEET TAKES PREAKNESS" with subheads and related photo. (see) This was the 2nd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for the triple crown.&n... See More
THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, December 25, 1872
* Christmas eve train wreck disaster
* Cross Cut Railroad - Portland, New York
The front page has a one column headings: "The Most Terrible Slaughter of the Year" "Horrible Railroad Casualties" "Two Trains Thrown Over Steep Embankments" and more. 1st report coverage on the Cross-Cut Railroad train disaster near... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, September 21, 1875
* Galveston TX Texas hurricane disaster
* Gulf of Mexico
This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has one column headings: "SEA WATER" "The Desolation Due to It at Galveston" "Miles of Beautiful Streets Laid Waste" "Scores of B... See More
LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 5, 1907 The front cover is a very nice color print: "After The Hunt" which is suitable for display showing a woman holding a shotgun with one hand and raising a turkey in the other. The inside ftpg. is a photo of: "Most Picturesque Figure in the American Navy...", Rear-Admiral Robley D. Evens, or "Fighting Bob". Inside h... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1932
* Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping
* Early reporting w/ photos
* "Crime of the Century"
The front page has a five column headline: "Lindbergh Hopeful, Is Ready To Ransom Son; Nation's Greatest Hunt For Kidnappers Pushed; All Clues Thus Far Futile; Country Is shocked" & many subheads. Several other related reports as well and a ... See More
SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Oct. 16, 1971
* Brooks Robinson
* Baltimore Orioles
The full front page color action photo is of: "Brooks Robinson The Model Pro", with inside page reporting. This issue is loaded with sport's news, photos, stats and more.
Complete in 72 pages, great condition.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, "New York 1898-1908 Engineering Number", December 5, 1908 The theme of this issue is on engineering advancements in America, with an unusual & handsome color cover devoted to it (see), making this a very displayable issue. There are many, many photos within on the engineering work being done in New York City, those shown being just a few.
Complet... See More
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 10, 1910 A very nice and displayable color cover captioned: "Valentine Number" obviously celebrating Valentine's Day. A great issue for display. The back cover is nice as well, being a color ad for "Perrier" sparking water (see).
Complete in 24 pages and in excellent condition.
THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, Feb. 4, 1924
* Woodrow Wilson death (1st report)
The banner headline announces: "Death of Woodrow Wilson" with many subheads and a nice three column portrait of Woodrow Wilson. More photos and text on page 2.
Fourteen pages, a few binding holes along the spine with some margin browning, otherwise in good condition.... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1950 The sports section contains coverage of Whitey Ford's first Major League win: banner head on pg. 24: "Yankees Check White Sox at Stadium on Berra's Two run Double in Seventh", with a photo. Wonderful to have this report in a New York paper.
Apparently the complete first section with pages 1-32, loose at the spine, very nice conditi... See More
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Massachusetts, February 27, 1863
* Mount Sterling, Kentucky
* Hartwood, Virginia
This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history.
This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported.... See More
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Massachusetts, March 6, 1862
* Perrysville, Kentucky
* Winchester, Virginia
This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history.
This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported.... See More
SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, June 16, 1846
* Illustrated circus advertisement
* 19th century Salem, Massachusetts
Page 3 has an ad: ""Mammoth Circus! Grand Entertainment with Great Addition In Interest, Splendor &c." re. the Rockwell & Stone Circus. Has details, plus an engraving of an equestrian performance."
News of the day includes: "Dreadful St... See More
THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, November 15, 1943
* Quarterback Sid Luckman - Chicago Bears
* Sets six records
This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on page 7: "Luckman and Baugh Star" "Each Is Standout In Pro League Grid Games"
Other news of the day. Slightly browned with some minor margin wear, otherwise good.... See More
THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, November 6, 1922
* Spangler, Pennsylvania Mine disaster
This 12 page newspaper has a three line headline: "95 MEN TRAPPED BY COAL MINE BLAST AT SPANGLER, PA" with subheads that include: "They Had Just Entered Mine When and Explosion Occurred, Blocking Entry.Taking Out Dead" and more.
Other news of the day. A few small binding holes along... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, June 16, 1919
* 1st Non-stop Transatlantic airplane flight (historic)
* John Alcock & Arthur W. Brown
This 6 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "FINAL GOAL OF AMBITIOUS AVIATORS REACHED" "First Nonstop Flight Across the Atlantic Ocean Is Accomplished by Two British Officers"
Other news of the ... See More
NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Dec. 10, 1819
* President James Monroe's State of the Union Address
* Missouri statehood ?
Over half of page 2 is taken up with the President's annual state of the union address signed in type by the President: James Monroe.
The front page begins with a report on the: "Missouri Bill" noting in part: "...in relation to the introduction of s... See More
BOSTON PATRIOT, Aug. 5, 1815
* Napoleon Bonaparte abdication
Page 2 has a report headed: "Highly Important" which includes in part: "...announced the SECOND ABDICATION OF BONAPARTE...After the battle o the 18th Bonaparte left his army...arrived in Paris...he demanded...new levies of men & money...not having accede to this request...they proposed to him to abdicate th... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1934
* John Dillinger gang
* Flint, Michigan bank robbery
Page 3 has one column headings: "$30,000 RAID IS LAID TO DILLINGER GANG" "Presence of Leader Himself in Foray on Bank at Flint, Mich., Is Doubted" "Woman One Of The Band" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition in ni... See More
* Ernie Pyle killed (1st report)
* American GI journalist
* Lejima - Okinawa Island
A two column heading near the bottom of the front page announces: "Ernie Pyle Is Killed on Ie Island; Foe Fired When All Seemed Safe" Lengthy text continues inside with two related photos. Nice to have in this famous NYC titl
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 25, 1945
* Flossenburg concentration camp
* Nazi death camp liberated
Page 6 has one column headings: "SCHUSHNIGG SLAIN, EX-PRISONERS SAY" and "Reported Hanged by Germans--Schacht Believed Sent to Dachau Camp" Coverage on the recent liberation of one of the Nazis death camps.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the da... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, NY, April 26, 1945
* President Harry Truman
* World Security Parley
* European war nears the end
The front page has a nice banner headline: "TRUMAN OPENS WORLD SECURITY PARLEY; RUSSIAN ENCIRCLE BERLIN, CROSS ELBE; 3D NEAR AUSTRIA; BERCHTESGADEN BOMBED" with many subheads and related photo. Lengthy text continues inside
Other news, spo... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1936
* Robert H. Goddard - rockets - rocketry
Page 23 has small and somewhat discrete one column headings that read: "High Speed By Rocket" "Dr. Goddard's 'Ship' Goes 700 Miles Per Hour in Test" (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 9, 1931
* Gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond convicted
* USS Akron (ZRS-4) maiden launch
The front page has one column headings that include: "DIAMOND CONVICTED ON 2 LIQUOR CHARGES, FACES 4-YEAR TERM" "Quattrocchi, Aide of Beer Runner, Is Found Guilty of Conspiracy Alone" "Sentences On Wednesday" and more.(see) Lengthy text, nice t... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1943
* Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time
* European Jews Jewish - exterminations
* Large Madison Square Garden demonstration
The front page has one column headings: "SAVE DOOMED JEWS, HUGE RALLY PLEADS" and "United Nations Must Halt Nazi Murders Now, Leaders Tell 21,000 at the Garden" Coverage continues on... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1944
* Nazi concentration camps exposed for 1st time
* Horrors of Auschwitz and more told
Page 6 has one column headings: "THE DEATH CAMPS PLACES OF HORROR" "German Establishments for Mass Killings of Jews Describes by Swiss" (see) Coverage on the horrors of the Nazi death camps finally being realized by the public for the fi... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1936
* The Great St. Patrick's Day Flood
* Williamsport, Pennsylvania - Susquehanna River
The front page has a four column headline: "135 DEAD, 200,000 HOMELESS IN FLOODS; WHEELING DELUGED, WASHINGTON HIT, NEW ENGLAND CUT OFF ABOVE HARTFORD" with many subheads. (see)
Also a two column headline on the front page: "Williamsport, Pa., Sce... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 13, 1943
* Polish Ghettos reduced
* German occupied Poland
* Jewish - Jews
Page 5 has one column headings: "Warsaw Ghetto Cut By More Than 90%" "Only 40,000 of 500,000 Remain, Swedish Group Says" See photo for text on the ghettos of Poland being exterminated by the Nazis.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout with m... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1937
* Benjamin Franklin "Prophecy" "Forgery"
* Antisemitic speech - Jewish - Jews
* Charles A. Beard expose
Page 9 has one column headings that include: "FRANKLIN FORGERY EXPOSED BY BEARD" "Anti-Semitic 'Prophecy' Cited in Germany Was Discredited by Historian 2 Years Ago" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and ... See More
THE ORACLE, London, Aug. 12, 1791
* Uncommon title
* Nice masthead
* 18th century original
A typical newspaper of the day formatted much like the famous "Times". Four pages, various wear at margins and partially loose at the spine, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg.
THE GLASGOW COURIER, Scotland, April 4, 1799
* Uncommon title
* Red tax stamp (partial)
* 18th century original
A typical "newsy" newspaper of the day but a somewhat less common title from Scotland. Four pages, folio size, partial red tax stamp at the very top, very nice condition.
BERROW'S WORCESTER JOURNAL, England, Sept. 23, 1773 A typical newspaper of the day with ornate lettering in the masthead. Certainly one of the less common 18th century titles.
Four pages, various wear at the margins, a bit irregular at the spine, red inked tax stamp on the ftpg.
THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, April 25, 1772
* Uncommon 18th century title
Various news of the day with the ftpg. having a short bit: "The circumstance of making the American governors independent of their several Assemblies is generally deemed the wisest regulation that has lately taken place in government..." (see).
Four pages, a printing error dis... See More
THE OBSERVER, Baltimore, April 25, 1807 A short-lived newspaper which published only from November, 1806 thru December, 1807. Its significance in the world of journalism is that its editor, Eliza Anderson Godefoy, or Eliza Anderson at the time (pseudonym of "Beatrice Ironside"), was the first woman to edit a general-interest magazine in the United States. She was 26 years old at th... See More
* Press room of the "New York Herald"
This issue contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "Press and Engine Rooms, of the New York 'Heralds' New Office, Corner of Broadway and Ann Street", "Shea's Patent Barrel and Tank", "Parker
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 16, 1889 The front cover is of "The Nicaragua Ship Canal" and contains three different illustrations and a map. Inside the issue is "Elastic Suspension of Machines"; "Abbott's Fire Escape"; "Maxim Mitrailleuse in Action" (machine gun); and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.
This is complete in ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1943
* General George S. Patton promoted
* World War II - WWII (1st report)
Page 4 has a small one column heading: "Patton and Spaatz Picked As Lieutenant General" 1st report coverage on famous World War II hero, George S. Patton, being promoted to Lieutenant General. Unfortunate for the small, inside page report here, but still a first report. He did... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 23, 1885 The front page of this issue has two illustrations titled "New York Fire Department Testing Devices For Throwing Life Lines Over Buildings". The article inside is titled "Unexplored Branch Of The Fire Escape Problem".
Also in the is issue is: "A Mammoth Steam Snow Shovel"; "Tarpon Fishing with Rod and Reel";... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1928
* Early Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone
* As protector of Chicago businessman
The front page has one column headings that include: "CHICAGO FIRM MAKES GUNMAN A PARTNER" "Old Business Concern Takes In Scarface Al Capone as a Protector" and more.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the "r... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 23, 1903 The front of this issue contains several photos of "The Anthracite Coal Industry" with an accompanying article within the issue, which is of the northeastern Pennsylvania coal industry. Also inside the issue are: "Mr. A. F. Collin's Wireless Telephone Experiments"; "A Land Boat for Armory Drill" and additional articles a... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 29, 1881
* re. Winston, Missouri train robbery
* Jesse James gang reward offered
The top of page 5 has column heads: "The Train Robbers" "Governor Crittenden Offers Liberal Rewards for the James Boys and the Others" (see). This would be for the Winston, Missouri train robbery. Other interest news bits on pg. 5 include: "The Minne... See More
ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Feb. 19, 1875
* John James Hinds (Hines)
* Jesse James Gang
The front page has: "Jesse James, The Dare Devil, Rescues a Confederate" being a report of a wanted train robber who was captured but then "rescued" by Jesse James, noting: "...that they were met by Jesse James and that Hines was rescued by this ubiquitous and dare devil, knight... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1867
* Inventor John Pratt - pterotype
* Invention of the typewriter
The front page has an article: "Improved Portable Photographic Apparatus" which 2 illustrations of: "Houston's Portable Photographic Camera" (see). But the most significant item in this issue is the page 3 article headed: "Type Writing Machine" ... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 7, 1880
* Gold Seal Winery (Urbana) prints
* Hammondsport, New York
The front page is entirely taken up with six illustrations captioned: "Wine Making--The Urbana Wine Company, Hammondsport, N.Y." with the largest print showing workers in the finishing room (see photos). A very nice & displayable issue for any wine collector.
Relating... See More
* Historic Phonograph invention
* Thomas Edison - inventor
* Early baseball science
A page 2 article headed: "A Wonderful Invention--Speech Capable Of Indefinite Repetition From Automatic Records" reports this about Edison's latest invention: "...The possibility is simply startling...a strip of indented paper tr
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 4, 1946
* William Joyce executed (1st report)
* Lord Haw-Haw
* Nazi propaganda broadcaster
Page 7 has one column headings announcing: "LORD HAW HAW DIES ON LONDON GIBBET" "Britain's Despised Traitor Is Hanged After Reaffirming His Nazi Beliefs" (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the &quo... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 11, 1946
* First meeting of the United Nations
* Westminster Central Hall, London, England
The front page has a two column headline announcing: "UNO OPENED; ATTLEE ASKS WORLD UNITY" with subheads. (see) Much more on pages 2 and 3 with related photos.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the "rag ed... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1946
* 1st ever contact with the Moon
* Unites States Army Radar
* Belmar, New Jersey
The front page has a two column heading: "Radar Code to the Planets Envisioned for the Future" with subhead. (see). Coverage on the very first contact with a celestial body by humans on Earth.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1946
* Long range rockets tested
* General Levin H. Campbell, Jr.
* United States Army
Page 27 has a two column heading: "Rocket Flies 50 Miles Upward; Army Controls Missile by Radio" with subhead. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newspri... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1940
* Walt Disney's Pinocchio movie premiere ad
* Eve of opening night
Page 17 has a 9 x 6 inch advertisement for the opening night showing of the famous Walt Disney animated cartoon movie 'Pinocchio' With movies at that time usually released 1st in New York City, this could very well be the very 1st advertisement for this movie classic in any ne... See More
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, September, 1771
* Pre-Revolutionary War prediction ?
Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine however much more scarce. The full titlepg. features a great & very detailed engraving of the skyline of London. Among the articles are: "An Authentick Account of General Paoli's Tour to Scotland, Autumn, 1771" "An Essay on Nati... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 11, 1817 The most notable report is the article headed: "Flag of the United States" which is a full column report on altering it, portions including: "...The original flag of the United States was composed of 13 stripes & 13 stars...On the 13th of Jan. 1794 after two new states had been admitted into the union, the national le... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, September 23,1820
* The Missouri Constitution
* Chart showing number of students at Harvard
Within this issue is the complete printing of the: "Constitution of Missouri" which takes nearly 9 pages. This is a significant printing, as there was much slavery-related controversy on allowing Missouri to join the union, and this printing is f... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, September 29, 1821 Perhaps the best item in this issue is the report with the small heading: "Florida" which takes about three-quarters of a page and has much on the area around St. Augustine, Florida, including some talk of the Indians there as well. The text begins: "Although St. Augustine can never become commercially importa... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 28, 1928
* Republic of China (Taiwan) recognized
Page 10 has one column headings: "CHINA RECOGNIZED, WASHINGTON ADMITS" "State Department Reveals That It Now Regards Nanking Government as de Jure Regime" First Nation To Take Step" and more. (see) First report coverage on the United States recognizing the Republic of China (Taiw... See More
THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 21, 1881
* President James S. Garfield death
* Best title to be had ?
The top of the front page features a nice portrait headed; "James A. Garfield" who was assassinated some weeks prior and died on Sept. 19. First column heads relate to his death and the news from across the country, the stack taking nearly three-quarters of the first colum... See More
THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, Oct. 7, 1858
* Rare title
The ftpg. has over 2 12 columns on the: "Destruction of The Steamer Austria by Fire!" "Terrible Loss of Human Life!" in which 449 lost their lives (see hyperlink for more). Also on the ftpg. is an editorial on: "The Fugitive Slave Law" as well as: "Professor Mitchell on the Comet" which is a nice ... See More
DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Sept. 8, 1860
* Abraham Lincoln for President notice
* Pre Civil War era
This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election (see). The ftpg. also has a bi... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, March 6, 1830
* Daniel Webster: "...liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable!"
Daniel Webster was a leading American statesman during the nation's Antebellum Period. Webster's desire to see the Union preserved and conflict averted led him to search out compromises designed to stave off the sectionalism that thr... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 8, 1824
* Rabbi arrives in Charleston from Jerusalem
One of the articles in this issue reads: "From Jerusalem, a rabbi of the Jews has recently arrived at Charleston to claim the aid of the 'seed of Abraham' in the United States, for the payment of certain severe requisitions imposed on their brethren resident at Jerusalem, by... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, December 25, 1824 Articles include: "Pirates" concerning the capture of pirates off Cuba; "The Nation's Guest" being Gen. Lafayette; "Lafayette at Home"; Lengthy: "Documents from the War Department" signed in type: J. C. Calhoun; and much more.
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice, clean ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1930
* Babe Ruth nearing the end of his career
* New York Yankees contract disagreement
* MLB baseball
The sport's section (page 12) has a four column headline: "Ruth Rejects $85,000 Offer for 1930" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Babe Ruth dealing with his new contract extension. He would agree with Yankee management the following day. Nice to h... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1947
* German V-2 rockets testing
* Aircraft Carrier USS Midway - 1st such test
* Operation Sandy and Pushover
The front page has one column headings: "MIDWAY FIRES V-2 UNDER WAY AT SEA" "Carrier Then Launches Planes as New Naval Era Is Opened--Missile Quickly Explodes" (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1929
* Roald Amundsen cairn found - Norwegian explorer
* Richard E. Byrd expedition - Mount Betty - Antarctica
* Early polar exploration era original
The front page has a two column headline: "AMUNDSEN CAIRN IS FOUND BY BYRD MEN ON MT. BETTY WITH NOTE OF 18 YEARS AGO" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside.
Other news, sports and adve... See More
NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, 1836 Although there is some literary content this newspaper also has much current news of the day. This is a lot of ten issues from this year. All are never bound nor trimmed, several folds and some rubbing to the top fold at the masthead, scattered foxing, generally in good condition.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1946
* Railroad workers strike beginning
* Strike wave of 1945-1946
The front page has a nice banner headline: "STRIKE HALTS RAILROADS, PARALYZES NATION; ODT RULES TRANSPORT; MILLIONS DISCOMMODED; NEGOTIATIONS FAIL, ADJOURNED TO THIS MORNING" with many subheads and related photo. Lengthy text.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1935.
* Ellwood Higginbotham Negro lynching
* Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi
Page 21 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO" "Mississippi Prisoner Seized as Jury Debates Murder Case" First report coverage on the lynching of Ellwood Higginbotham at Oxford, Mississippi.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Comple... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 17, 1935
* Swastika flag now the official flag of Germany
* Nuremberg rally
Page 14 has one column headings: "GERMANY CHANGES TO SWASTIKA FLAG" "Obeys Hitler Decree, Although Ship Men Regret Similarity to Soviet Banner" "JEWS HAVE OWN COLORS" "Imperial Black, White and Red Expected to Be Used at Frontiers and on Mail Boxes&qu... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 5, 1931
* 1st non-stop transpacific airplane flight
* Hugh Herndon Jr. & Clyde Edward Pangborn
The front page has a two column headline: "PACIFIC FLIERS ARE HEARD OVER OUTER TIP OF ALASKA; FLYING ON SCHEDULE TIME" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the 1st non-stop transpacific airplane flight. (Japan to Washington State)
Other news... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1948
* Mordecai Brown death (Three finger)
* American League baseball pitcher
Page 61 has one column headings: "MORDECAI BROWN, PITCHER, DIES AT 71" "Star of Chance's Cubs Despite Loss of Finger in Boyhood--Dueled With Mathewson" with photo. (see)
Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section ... See More
"MR. ZENGER'S MALICE AND FALSHOOD--Six Issues of the New York Weekly Journal 1733-34" by the American Antiquarian Society, edited by Stephen Botein (1985). A complete reprinting of the six issues of John Peter Zenger's newspaper which led to his arrest & historic trial, the innocent verdict being the landmark case for freedom of the press in America.
Paperback, 48 pages, ver... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 21, 1826 The back page includes has a item concerning the burning of a Jewish man, with a small head: "Roasting A Jew--for the good of the church of Spain!" portions including: "...to sacrifice the unfortunate Hebrew. All the thieves, smugglers and assassins surrounded the 'pile' carrying the banners of the inquisition ... See More
"CHRONOLOGICAL TABLES OF AMERICAN NEWSPAPERS 1690-1820" A huge 132 page chart noting all titles, by state, & where published for each of the years noted. Published by the American Antiquarian Society and Barre Publishers. Hardbound, with dust jacket, new condition.
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 24, 1828 Inside has: "The New Tariff" "An Act in Alteration of the Several Acts, Imposing Duties on Imports" which takes nearly 2 pages & is signed in type by the President: John Quincy Adams.
"Tariff of 1828" was a protective tariff passed by the Congress of the United States on May 19, 1828, designed to protect i... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, June 15, 1833 The issue carries the report "Slavery in the British West Indies" which includes the "Plan of Negro Emancipation". This is the first emancipation of slaves.
There is a Ballooning report of Mr. Durant which took place at Castle Garden, New York.
"The President's Visit" was between the Pres... See More
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, Oct. 26, 1844
Over a full column is taken up with a report with a small head: "Illinois. The Mormon war" which is mostly taken up with a letter which begins: "The war is ended and the troops are en route for home. This day the Governor held a treaty with the individuals against whom writs had been issued for being engaged in ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1935
* Robert H. Goddard - rockets - rocketry
* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. Max Baer
* Heavyweight boxing championship fight
Page 18 has one column headings: "LINDBERGH ENDS STUDY OF GODDARD ROCKET" and "Colonel and H. F. Guggenheim Fly From Roswell, N. M., After Three-Day Visit" (see)
The sport's section (page 27) has a banner he... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1947
* Galax VA Virginia airliner disaster
* Douglas DC-3 airplane crash (1st report)
The front page has one column headings: "1 SAVED, 18 KILLED IN AIRLINER CRASH" "Eastern's Plane in a Virginia Rainstorm Shears Treetops, Falls, Burns in Rural Area" Reporting continues on page 3 with related photos. (see) First report coverage on the ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1920
* Robert H. Goddard
* Early rockets - rocketry
* Photography above Earth
The back page has one column headings that include: "GODDARD ROCKETS TO TAKE PICTURES" "Scientist Believes Photographs Could Be Obtained Above the Earth's Atmosphere" "Must First Explore Air" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 12, 1939.
* Cooperstown, New York
* National Baseball Hall of Fame dedication
The sport's section (page 24) has two column headings: "Centennial Today Depicts Stages In Evolution of Modern Baseball" "Notables to Attend Dedication of Museum, Hall of Fame and Doubleday Field at Cooperstown--10,000 Expected" (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1936
* Bob Feller's 1st MLB baseball start
* Cleveland Indians
* 15 strikeouts - 17 years old
The sport's section (page 18) has one column headings: "INDIANS' ROOKIE FANS 15 TO SCORE" and "Feller, 17, Is One Short of Modern League Record in Subduing Browns, 4-1" First report coverage on Bob Feller's very ... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 9, 1818
* United States Flag revision
The last two pages contain a rather inconspicuous yet very historic report from Congress, being a printing of: "An Act to Establish the flag of the United States" with the text including in part: "...the flag of the United States be thirteen horizontal stripes, alternate red and white, that ... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 18, 1823
* The Grand Opening of the Erie Canal
* Very historic !
Perhaps the best item in this issue is the lengthy & historically significant report headed: "The Erie Canal--Meeting of The Waters" which takes 7 1/2 pages to cover the opening of the first part of this famous canal. The photos show just the beginning of... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1944
* G. I. Bill of Rights is signed
* Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR
* World War II veteran benefits
The front page has a one column heading: "ROOSEVELT SIGNS 'G.I. BILL OF RIGHTS'" with subhead. Continues on the back page (pg. 32) with photo of the signing by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Other news, sports and advertisements o... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1944
* Jewish Holocaust becoming reality to the public
* Nazi-occupied Hungary exterminations
Page 5 has one column headings: "JEWS IN HUNGARY FEAR ANNIHILATION" "Gas-Chamber 'Baths' on Nazi Model Reported Prepared by Puppet Regime" See photos for coverage on the atrocities in Nazi-occupied Hungary. Rare to find such reports in newspap... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1937
* Mason City IA Iowa
* Rock Island rocket train
* School bus collision
The front page has a two column heading: "Rocket Train Hits High School Bus in Iowa, Killing 10 Injuring 18 at Grade Crossing" (see) First report coverage on the Rock Island Rocket train and school bus disaster at Mason City, Iowa.
Other news, sports and advertisements of... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1929
* Aviator James H. Doolittle
* 1st blind airplane flight
* Prelude to the great crash ?
The front page has one column headings that include: "'BLIND' PLANE FLIES 15 MILES AND LANDS; FOG PERIL OVERCOME" "Doolittle In Successful Test Takes Off and Alights Without View of Ground" "Instruments Only Guide" and more. (s... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 4, 1946
* Wernher von Braun converts
* Rockets technology to America
Page 46 has one column headings: "NAZI SCIENTISTS AID ARMY ON RESEARCH" "Hundreds Are Revealed to Be in U.S. Showing How They Built Rockets, Other Things" with smaller subheads that include: "Nazis Planned Rocket to Hit U.S." and related photo. (see) Coverage on th... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1937
* Charles Lindbergh
* Robbert H. Goddard & more
* Rockets - rocketry
Page 22 has an editorial headed: "THE COLONEL ON ROCKETS" (see) This is an interesting article on Charles Lindbergh's thought on the future of rocketry including possible space travel.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the r... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1944
* Royston, Georgia tornadoes disaster
* Greenwood SC & Gainesville GA
The front page has two column headings: "38 Die, 500 Hurt as Tornado Hits Georgia, South Carolina", "Houses Wrecked in 100-Mile early Morning Sweep---Hospital Damaged---Heaviest Toll Is at Royston, Ga., With Twelve Killed" First reporting continues on page 11 with... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 3, 1937
* Very early Ronald Reagan
* Beginning on the big screen
* Warner Brothers movies
This is a significant issue for any Ronald Reagan or presidential collector, as this is the very first mention of him in the prestigious New York Times. The mention appears on page 29 under the heading: "News Of The Screen" and mentions him appearing in a new m... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1937
* Thoroughbred racehorse
* War Admiral wins Belmont Stakes
* Triple Crown champion
The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a nice banner headline: "WAR ADMIRAL WINS BELMONT STAKES FOR TRIPLE CROWN" with subheads that include: "First By 4 Lengths" "Breaks The Track Mark" and more. Also a ni... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 10, 1936
* Ohio State sprinter Jesse Owens
* Berlin, Germany Olympics
* Adolph Hitler era
The sports section has various reports from the Olympic Games in Berlin as well of several photos, one captioned: "Jesse Owens handing the stick to his American team-mate, Ralph Metcalf...the United States quartet won in 0:39:8 to set a world record." [Owens ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 8, 1937
* Ted Williams acquired by the Boston Red Sox
* Very early mention prior to his MLB baseball debut
This newspaper has a very discrete but extremely early report on page 35 on the Boston Red Sox acquiring a young 19 year old by the name of Ted Williams. At the bottom of page 35 is a very small one column heading: "Red Sox Buy Ted Williams"
The ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 30, 1937
* Constitution of Ireland in force (1st report)
* Eamon de Valera
Page 2 has a column headline: "Eamon De Valera's Speech on Inauguration of Constitution" (see) Also a two column heading: "New Constitution Embodies Plans of Ireland of de Valera's Dreams" with subhead. Coverage on the Constitution of Ireland taken effect for ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1945
* Maurice 'Rocket' Richard
* National Hockey League - NHL
* Montreal Canadians
* Becomes 1st to score 50 goals in season (1st report)
The sport's section (page 15) has a very small one column heading: "Richard gets 50th Goal" First report on Maurice 'Rocket' Richard becoming the very 1st NHL hockey player t... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1944.
* Operation Valkyrie failure
* Adolph Hitler assassination attempt
* German officers rounded up
The front page has a nice banner headline: "NAZIS BLOCK PLOT TO SEIZE GOVERNMENT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition ... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, March 18, 1862
* Island No. 10...
* New Madrid, Missouri... Hickman, Kentucky...
The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "Position of the Rebels At Island No. 10 - Scene of the Victory Just Gained by flag-officer Foote, With His Flotilla". Among the column heads on the war are: "The Rebels Shelled Out of Their Upper... See More
DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, August 1, 1848
* Early & rare Kit Carson mention
Page 2 has a report from "St. Louis" that mentions the famous explorer and guide Kit Carson. The report states that he left Santa Fe on June 25 and arrived at St. Louis with dispatches from California. Among the news is word that a party of fourteen Americans was attacked by one hundr... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 9, 1778 Page 6 has war related content (1 1/2 columns) which includes an extract from a letter to a gentleman in Williamsburgh which mentions that the governor has received correspondence indicating that Spain, Portugal, Prussia, and France were united in declaring the independence of America (see).
Additional reports mention conciliatory bill... See More
THE VALLEY REVIEW, Lodi, California, Dec. 13, 1889
* Rare old West title
* San Joaquin County
A city in the northern portion of California's Central Valley, now primarily a wine producing area ("Zinfandel capital of the world"). The front page has: "He Was From Deadwood - A Brooklyn Boy's Experience in the Black Hills" which takes three-quarters of a column... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 19, 1822 Among the page 2 obituaries is one that reads: "Caesar Glover, a colored man, supposed to be about 80 years of age. He was brought from Africa as a slave, when a child. He served in the Revolutionary War, and was one of the Pensioners of the United States."
Very rare to have an obituary about an African-American who served in the Revolutio... See More