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ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, (PICTURES SECTION), Missouri, Dec. 31, 1939
The back page of the weekly Pictures Section is fully dedicated to the new full-length animated film, "Gulliver's Travels," which was Max Fleischer's answer to the incredible success of Walt Disney's, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." Multiple color sketches are included. See images for d... See More
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Final Morning Edition, December 23, 1939
* Several Disney Characters wish everyone a Merry Christmas...
* Donald, Mickey, Mini, Goofy, and several Dwarfs
* Signed work by Walt Disney - approx. 12 by 15 1/2 inches
The back page has an absolutely wonderful, large, color print showing work from Walt's hand which depicts Donald, Mickey, Mini, Goofy, and several Dwa... See More
NEW YORK POST, May 14, 1948 The front page could not be better, with nearly half taken up with a very dramatic: "PROCLAIM JEWISH NATION ! " dropped out of a black box. Also on the ftpg: "British Go--War, Say Arabs".
The coverage on pages 2, 3 and 76 is excellent with a banner headline: "Jewish Nation Is Proclaimed; State of War On, Arabs Say". Other heads: &quo... See More
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 13, 1930
* Chicago gangland wars
* Al 'Scarface' Capone era
* Prohibition & great depression
* Best title to be had - rare as such
The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "'DRY LAW MEANS GANG RULE'" with subheads and a few related photos on the back page. (see)
When it comes t... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1932
* What if "Heil Schicklgruber" ?
* Adolph Hitler's father Alois
The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "Says Hitler's Father Changed Name From Schuecklgruber" (see) Interesting report here as Adolph Hitler's last name could easily have been Schicklgruber. Would it have made a difference in history ? I suspe... See More
THE CHENANGO TELEGRAPH, Norwich, New York, November 30, 1934
* "3 Babes in the Woods" - murders
* Carlisle, Pennsylvania - with photos
* Baby Face Nelson kills a U.S. agent
The front page has the dramatic: "Bodies Of Three Girls Found In Mountain Woods" and "Clues in 'Babes in Wood' Deaths". Also one column headlines that include: "GIRLS' DE... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1928
* Theodore William Richards death
* 1st American Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry
* Harvard University - atomic weights - elements
The top of page 29 has a one column heading: "HARVARD CHEMIST, T. W. RICHARDS, DIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Theodore William Richards, the first American scientist to receive the Nob... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1921
* Early Albert Einstein
* 1st visit to America
* Theory of Relativity lecture
Page 12 has one column headings: "EINSTEIN EXPLAINS FALLACY OF ETHER" "Space Without Electromagnetic Fields Has No Characteristics, He Tells Students" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light browning, som... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 20, 1929
* 1st Women's Air Derby begins
* "Powder Puff Derby"
* Marvel Crosson's crash & death
* LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin (airship)
* 1st to fly around the World (halfway)
The front page has a one column heading: "WOMAN DERBY FLIER IS LOST IN ARIZONA" with subheads. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete i... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1938
* Jimmie Foxx, Hank Greenberg & Joe DiMaggio
* American League power hitting leaders for 1938
* MLB - Major League Baseball
The sport's section (page 9) has a two column heading: "Foxx Topped the Power Hitters, American League Records Show" with subhead and photo. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1934
* John Dillinger gang
* Tommy Carroll killed
Page 3 has a one column heading: "DILLINGER'S AIDE IS SLAIN IN IOWA" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on American bank robber Tommy Carrol being shot & killed by police. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sport... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1934
* Cunard liner RMS Mauretania
* Jet black sea serpent monster
* Caribbean Sea
The top of page 3 has a two column heading: "Mauretania Sights Sea Serpent; Entry in the Ship's Log Proves It" with subhead and sketch. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition save for a crease on ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 29, 1937
* Maurice Ravel death (1st report)
* French composer, pianist & conductor
The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "MAURICE RAVEL, 62, COMPOSER, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.
Other news, sports and advertisement... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 6, 1939
* Early Voder invention
* Bell Labs - Homer Dudley
* Speech synthesis machine
Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Machine That Talks and Sings Has Tryout; Electrical Voder Will Speak at Fair Here" (see) First report coverage continues inside with related photo.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete ... See More
* Cunard liner RMS Queen Mary
* Breaks Normandie's speed record
* Blue Riband - Atlantic Ocean
The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Queen Mary Sets Record For the Atlantic Crossing" with subhead. (see). First report coverage continues on page 7 with three related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sport's section only, May 19, 1929
* Clyde Van Dusen
* Kentucky Derby
* Horse racing
The front page of this sport's section only has a one column heading: "DERBY WON IN MUD BY CLYDE VAN DUSEN; BLUE LARKSPUR 4TH" with subheads and two related photos. (see) First report coverage on Clyde Van Dusen winning the 1929 Kentucky Derby.
Other sport's relat... See More
NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE, May 30, 1927
* Aviator Charles Lindbergh
* Atlantic Ocean flight success
* Triumphal visit to London
The top of the front page has a four column headline: "150,000 Britons Greet Lindbergh At London Flying Field With Rush 'Worse of Better' Than in France" with subheads. (see)
Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs only (4 pages total... See More
* Cleveland Indians win World Series (game 2)
* MLB baseball vs. Boston Braves
The top of the front page has a three column heading: "Indians Down Boston, 4-1, Drive Spahn From Mound" with subheads, box scores and photos of Warren Spahn and Bob Lemon. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete with 28 ;pages, ligh
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1929
* Auburn Correctional Facility
* Prison riot of 1929
The front page has a nice five column headline: "CONVICTS RIOT, PUT TORCH TO AUBURN PRISON; 1,700 BATTLE GUARDS FIVE HOURS, WOUNDING 4; TWO MUTINEERS KILLED, 4 ESCAPE OVER WALL" with subheads and photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publicatio... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, June 3, 1928
* Airship Italia - Umberto Nobile
* North Pole - polar flight
The front page of this rotogravure section has 5 related photos concerning the flight to the North Pole by the Italian airship Italia. (see) Nice for display.
Other topics throughout. Eight pages, rag edition, irregular along the spine, nice condition.
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THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1928
* 1st Trans-pacific airplane flight ends
* Southern Cross monoplane to Australia
* Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith
The top of the front page has a three column headline: "FLIERS LAND IN AUSTRALIA FROM FIJI; BATTLE STORMS TO BRIDGE PACIFIC" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 4 with related map.
Other ... See More
WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, August 9, 1945
* Bombing of Hiroshima, Japan
* World War II ending
The front page has much on the war in it's final stages with a two column heading: "Atomic Bomb Destroys All Life At Hiroshima" (see) Also related photo on the jet aircraft crash that killed Richard Bong.
Twelve pages, small library label with headline (see), a f... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 5, 1938
* Seabiscuit vs. War Admiral planned
* Thoroughbred horse racing
* Famous 'Match of the Century'
The sport's section (page 18) has a small and discrete article headed: "Posts $5,000 For Match" "Seabiscuit-War Admiral Race Planned for Pimlico" (see) They would race less than a month later on November 1st. I suspect this is ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 24, 1942
* Attack on California coast
* Ellwood oil field shelling
* Japanese submarine I-17
The front page banner headline proclaims: "SUBMARINE SHELLS CALIFORNIA OIL PLANT" with subheads. (see)
This brief yet very historic shelling only caused minor damage to the oil field—a pump house and a single oil derrick were destroyed—but its i... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 11, 1928
* University of California Golden Bears
* Cal Crew wins Olympic gold in rowing (1st)
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CALIFORNIA'S EIGHT WINS OLYMPIC TITLE IN A STIRRING RACE" with subheads. (see)
First report coverage on the University of California Golden Bears Crew winning the gold medal in the 1928 Summer Olympics in... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1928
* Mather, Greene County, Pennsylvania
* Coal mine explosion disaster
Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "155 to 250 Men Trapped in Burning Mine; 20 Bodies Found in Shaft at Mather, Pa." First report coverage on the coal mine 'firedamp' explosion that killed 195 men at Mather, Pennsylvania.
Complete 1st se... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1932
* Grace Fortescue arrested
* Joseph Kahahawai murder
* Thalia Massie rape ?
* Honolulu, Hawaii
The front page has a one column heading: "MRS. FORTESCUE HELD IN HAWAIIAN MURDER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the arrest of Grace Fortescue for the murder of Joseph Kahahawai, a innocent man charged with the rape of her daughter, Th... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 3, 1955
* Marilyn Monroe in "The Seven Year Itch" - large ad for the premier showing
* Peggy Lee signs 3-film contract - article mentions her being one of the voices in the soon-to-be-released, "Lady and the Tramp"
Page 27 has a large ad for the premier showing of, "The Seven Year Itch," staring Marilyn Monroe. The ad features h
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, June 26, 1955
* First animated feature filmed in widescreen CinemaScope
* Disney's "The Lady and the Tramp"
* Premier weekend showing
Page B-13 has a nice advertisement for the premier weekend showing of Disney's, "The Lady and the Tramp," which was the first animated feature filmed in widescreen CinemaScope. Ads for Cole Porter's &qu... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 29, 1936
* Jesse Owens vs. a horse photo
* Olympic star sprinter
The sport's section (page 27) has a three column photo with heading: "Jesse Owens And Horse He Beat With Aid Of Handicap" with brief text. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high ... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, October 10, 1943
* Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time
* Nazi-occupied Italy exterminations
A report on page 35 gives evidence that the holocaust atrocities by the Germans against the Jews of Europe were known at least two years (some as early ass December, 1942) before the discovery of concentration camps in Germany in 1945.
The column headlines report: "MUR... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, Dec. 25, 1938
* The year in sports for the year of 1938 w/ photos
* Seabiscuit - Joe Louis - Lou Gehrig & much more
This section is filled with the top sport's stories of the year with banner headlines, photos, and loads of text. Too much to mention here.
Complete sport's section only with all 10mpages, rag edition in nice condition... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1941
* Whirlaway - horse racing
* Belmont Stakes (last of 3 wins)
* Triple crown winner (day of)
The sport's section (page 14) has a banner headline: "Whirlaway Outstanding Choice Among Four Named for Belmont Stakes Today" with subheads. (see) This was to be the 3rd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for the triple crown.
Other news, sports an... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 30, 1941
* Winston Churchill's famous speech
* "Never Give In" never, never, never...
* Harrow School - London, England
Page 4 contains one of the most famous speeches of World War II, certainly among the top speeches by British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill.
On October 29 Churchill visited his former school at Harrow and gave his "... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 6, 1945
* Japanese atrocities described
* Palawan Massacre - Philippines
The top of the front page has a five column headline: "U. S. ACCUSES JAPAN OF MASSACRE" with subheads that include: "Burning and Murder of 150 in Prison Camp at Palawan Told. (see) Lengthy reporting continues on pages 2 & 3.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 15, 1900 See the photo for the great two-color cover portrait of "Mark Twain" as drawn by William Nicholson. The inside cover shows a photo of: "The Aldine Club Dinner to Mark Twain" and the doublepage centerfold is a great illustration captioned: "A Surprise Party to Mark Twain by his Characters" from his many books.
A... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 11, 1942
* Battle of Guadalcanal beginning
* Solomon Islands - U.S. Marines
* World War II - WWII
The front page has a nice six column headline: "AMERICANS FORCE LANDINGS IN SOLOMONS; U. S. CRUISER SUNK, 5 OTHER SHIPS ARE HIT" with subheads that include: "MARINES ON SHORE" and more with related map. (see)
Other news, sport and advertisements... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 13, 1942
* Walt Disney's Bambi movie premiere
* Opening day advertisement
This 38 page newspaper has a 12 x 6 inch advertisement on page 15 for the opening day showing of the famous Walt Disney animated cartoon movie 'Bambi'
With movies at that time usually released 1st in New York City, this could very well be the very 1st advertisement for this movi... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 29, 1938
* Seabiscuit wins Havre de Grace Handicap
* Maryland - Havre de Grace Racetrack
* Thoroughbred racehorse racing
The sport's section (page 34) has three column headline: "Seabiscuit Wins in Maryland" with subheads and nice photo. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Havre de Grace Handicap in Maryland. ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1933
* 3.2 per cent beer voted on
* Franklin D. Roosevelt
* Prohibition ending
The top of the front page has a four column headline: "HOUSE VOTES 3.2 PER CENT BEER, 316-97; QUICK PASSAGE BY SENATE FORECAST". This is coverage of the impending end of prohibition in America. Lengthy text continues inside.
Thirty-six p... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 19, 1931 The front page has an article headed: "New Leader Takes Place Of Al Capone," which announces that Johnny "the Immune" Torrio has taken over the gangland leadership - with more.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day are present as well.
Complete in 22 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 2, 1931 Page 10 has a great photo of Babe Ruth and Max Schmeling with the caption: "Just A Couple Of Slug Champs." Great to have these two great athletes of the era in the same photo.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day are present as well.
Complete in 16 pages, a small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Feb. 25, 1931 The front page has a large photo of Gandhi with the caption: "Gandhi Happy To Be Free Again." Also on the front page is an interesting article regarding Albert Einstein: "Einstein Used the Cigarette Relatively." Page 3 has a 2-column, two-line heading regarding Al Capone: "CAPONE ELUDES THE CROWDS AND GOES BEFORE U.... See More
THE BOSTON GLOBE, January 21, 1981
* Ronald Reagan inauguration
* Iran hostage crisis ends
Historic banner headline on the front page reads: "A NEW BEGINNING" with various related subheads and 3 related photos. Much more on the following pages with a nice double full page pictorial of the hostages with personal information of each.
Complete 1st section only with all 20 page... See More
BOSTON HERALD TRAVELER, July 25, 1969
* Neil Armstrong & others back
* Man walks on the Moon
The front page has a nice banner headline: "World Hails Moon Men" with subheads and a few related photos. Much more on the following pages. Nice for display.
Also reporting on the Chappaquiddick incident. Nice to have in Boston title here.
Complete 1st section only with 1... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, January 2, 1931
* Rose Bowl: Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Washington State
This 38 page newspaper has a six column headline on the front page of the sport's section (page 21): "SOUTH IS SUPREME IN FINAL GRID GAMES" with subheads: "'Bama Sweeps Cougars" "Crimson Tide and Southwest's Picked Team Uphold Glory of Di... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., August 28, 1963
* Martin Luther King Jr.
* March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
* "I Have A Dream" speech fame
The front page has three column heading concerning this historic Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. with: "Crowds in Capital For 'Rights' March" It was at this march where Martin Luther King, Jr., gave h... See More
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, San Francisco, California, November 9, 1931
* Original from the Great Depression
This 8 page newspaper has business news, charts, stock quotes and more throughout during a time in American history that was not so promising. Get a first hand look at what was going on in the business World during this dark time.
Light browning with a little margin wear, otherwise in g... See More
THE SALINA JOUNRAL, Kansas, August 15, 1965
* Watts Riots
* Los Angeles, California
The front page has a four column heading: "Riots Make LA Disaster Area" with subhead. (see) Reporting continues on page 2 with related photos. Coverage on the Watts riots in Los Angeles California.
Complete with 34 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, tape mend along top margin ... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, Dec. 6, 1902 The front page contains has nine photos showing the manufacturing of toys and dolls with related article inside. Nice for display.
Other topics throughout. Complete with all 16 pages, nice condition.