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February 5, 1870
THE ALASKA TIMES, Sitka, A.T. (Alaska Territory), Feb. 5, 1870
* Very rare title
This is a very rare newspaper which began in Sitka in 1869, the first newspaper published in Alaska (an earlier "Alaska Herald" from 1868 was actually published in San Francisco). It proved to not be profitable, so later in 1870 the publisher moved the newspaper to Seattle and continued publicati... See More
August 27, 1884
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 27, 1884 The top of page 3 begins with a classic report of a stagecoach robbery with heads: "Criminal Calendar" "A Stage Coach in Texas Halted and Robbed by Highwaymen". Page 4 begins with: "The Mighty Yukon" "History off the Early Exploration of the Alaskan Amazon".
Page 6 has 1 1/2 columns headed: "Frank James&quo... See More
June 4, 1887
THE ALASKAN, Sitka, Alaska Territory, June 4, 1887
* Very rare Alaska Territorial issue
Rarely are newspapers from Alaska found from before the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897 when interest grew dramatically. This newspaper pre-dates the gold rush by ten years.
The format of the newspaper is much like other newspapers of the day, being four pages of small folio size (measures 13 by 20 in.)... See More
May 14, 1871
THE ALASKA TIMES, Seattle, Washington Territory, May 14, 1871
* Very rare W.T. issue
This paper had moved to Seattle in 1870 and continued published under the same title despite no longer being in Alaska. Oswald's "Printing In The Americas" reports: "...he moved it to Seattle where he published two numbers only...", however I've had about a dozen issues all ... See More
March 27, 1875
WEEKLY MOUNTAINEER, The Dalles, Wasco County, Oregon, March 27, 1875
* Rare Old west title
A very uncommon & early newspaper from this northern Oregon city. Among the articles within are: "Letter From Arizona" "Inventions in Dental Art" "Cremation in Alaska" "Punished By a Dog" and much more. Some foxing, a news agent's stamp at the top, ... See More
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