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July 10, 1876
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1876
* Jesse James Gang... Younger Brothers
* Otterville, Missouri Train robbery
The front page has: "The Missouri Railroad Robbers" with subheads: "Bodies of Men in Pursuit of the Outlaws--Their Capture Hourly Expected--The Adams Express Company's Loss" with some details, and closing with: "...There is reason to believe that t... See More
June 4, 1889
MEMPHIS APPEAL, Tennessee, June 4, 1889
* The great Johnstown flood of 1889
* South Fork Dam collapse
Most of the front page it taken up with reports on the historic Johnstown [Pa.] Flood with first column heads including: "NO END TO IT" "The Story of Johnstown Not Half Told" "The Mind of Man Cannot Conceive the Horrors of It" "The Press Acknow... See More
September 12, 1900
THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Bethlehem, PA, September 12, 1900.
* Galveston Hurricane storm flood (historic)
* Original reporting
* Deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history
This newspaper is complete in eight pages with two column headlines on front page that include:
* BODIES OF THE DEAD A MENACE TO THE LIVING IN GALVESTON
* The Latest News From the Stricken City as Sensational as it... See More
October 12, 1871
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 12, 1871
* The Great Chicago Fire disaster
* Brigham Young arrested for Polygamy
Page 5 begins with over a half column of heads on the Chicago Fire including: "CHICAGO" "Solacing the Afterpangs of the Sufferers by the Fire" "Ninety Bodies Already Found in the Ruins" "Martial Law In Chicago" "Exodus of Those Who Have Fr... See More
July 7, 1876
THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, July 7, 1876
* Custer Massacre - Indians
* George Armstrong Custer
* Battle of Little Bighorn
The top of the front page has one column heads on the Custer Massacre, including: "On the Field Of Glory" "Custer, whom Grant Attempted to Disgrace, Dies Like a Brave Soldier at the Head of His Column" "Our Loss Over Three Hundred--th... See More
May 9, 1873
THE WORLD, New York City, May 9, 1873
* Bloody Benders
* Cherry Vale, Kansas
* Corpses discovered
The front page has a brief article with a small and somewhat discrete heading: "Eight Dead Bodies Found Under A House" See image for key text here.
Eight pages, light staining, some margin wear with small tears, should be handled with care.... See More
August 1, 1871
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 1, 1871
* Westfield II boiler explosion disaster
* Staten Island ferryboat
The front page has an article headed: "THE EXPLOSION" "Further Details of the Dreadful Catastrophe" "The Full Extent of the Disaster Developing Itself" "More Dead Bodies Recovered" "Heart-rending Scenes a the Ferry and Hospitals" and more. ... See More
September 3, 1880
EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, September 3, 1880
* SS City of Vera Cruz
* Hurricane and sinking disaster (1st report)
Page 3 has an article headed: "The Lost Vera Cruz" "Bodies Washed Ashore--Fears That All On Board Perished..."
Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, good condition.... See More
June 1, 1879
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 1, 1879
* Lee's Summit, Missouri
* Tornadoes outbreak - disaster
* Irving, Kansas
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 4 has an article headed: "HORRIBLE HAVOC" "The Wind Manifesting Its Wrath Out West" "Death and Desolation Visible on Every Hand" "Men, Women and Chi... See More
December 7, 1881
DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, Dec. 7, 1881
* President Chester A. Arthur
* State of the Union Address
Pages 2 and 3 containing the complete printing of President Chester Arthur's annual state-of-the-union address, headed: "THE MESSAGE" with other heads: "A Satisfactory Document, Especially in Length" "A Death-Like Silence About Republican Factions&qu... See More
April 5, 1873
THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 5, 1873 The top of the first column has a report on the sinking of the steamship Atlantic with heads: "THE ATLANTIC DISASTER" "Captain Williams's Explanation-His Visit to the Wreck--Bodies Robbed but Not Mutilated.." and more. The report takes over two columns.
Page 11 has an interesting advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" at ... See More
April 12, 1873
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1873
* RMS Atlantic wreck
* Brigham Young
The front page has: "THE ATLANTIC" "Valuables Found on the Bodies of Victims, and Now in the Hands of Magistrates", as well as: "Utah" "Brigham Young Going to Arizona--A Cook Shot by a Desperado" beginning: "It is known that Brigham Young will resign the Presidency of ... See More
June 3, 1889
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, June 4, 1889 This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "Added Horrors", "Latest Particulars of the Great Flood at Johnstown.", "As Yet the Death List shows No Diminution.", "Two Thousand Two Hundred Bodies Recovered", "Names of Such of These As have Been Identified&quo... See More
December 11, 1874
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1874
* Vicksburg, Mississippi massacre
* Assassination of Negroes
The front page has small one column headings on the front page: "The Vicksburg Troubles", "All Quiet In The City--Burial Of Bodies...", "Gov. Ames' Proclamation--The Slaughter Of Negroes", "The 'War' Over--The Colored Sheriff S... See More
May 27, 1881
CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, May 27, 1881
* Excursion steamer Victoria disaster
* London, Ontario, Canada
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "GHASTLY", "The Work of Recovering the Dead", "From Under the Wreck of the Victoria", "238 Bodies So Far Taken Out" and more. Cove... See More
September 2, 1871
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, September 2, 1871 Halfpage illustration inside: "Suffocation Of A Score Of Men And Boys In The Eagle Shaft, Pittston, (Pa.)--Bringing Up The Bodies." And a report on another page: "The Colliery Disaster." Almost a halfpage: "Washington Territory--View Of Kalama, On The Columbia River, Western Terminus Of The Northern Pacific Railroad", ... See More
April 5, 1873
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 5, 1873 The top of the ftpg. has a report on the sinking of the steamship Atlantic with heads: "THE WRECKED STEAMER" "One Hundred & Sixty Bodies Washed Up--Mother and Child--Inhuman Stowaways" with the coverage taking three columns.
Page 11 has an interesting advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" at which are appearing: &... See More
June 6, 1892
DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania PA June 6, 1892
* Oil City Pennsylvania
* Titusville PA
* Oil Creek Disaster (1st report)
This 4 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 2 that include:
* FIRE FOLLOWS FLOOD
* A Veritable Reign of Terror in the Oil Creek Valley
* More Than One Hundred Lives Reported Lost
* Burning Oil On The Flood Top
* Terror Stricken Titusville
Tells... See More
December 23, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1905 Front page illustration "Uncle Sam's Christmas Dream" by W. A. Rogers; The Reign of Terror in Odessa; Mutiny of the Russian Sailors at Cronstadt; The Indian Tour of the Prince and Princess of Wales; The Spirit of Football at West Point; The Disaster to the British Steamship "Hilda," in Which Nearly a Hundred Lives Were Lost; ... See More
December 2, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 2, 1905
August 26, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 26, 1905
September 24, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1904
June 25, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1904
December 12, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 12, 1903 Front page illustration "The Golden Pool; Doublepage illustration "Christmas in the Navy"; "The Race is not always to the Swift" by W. Granville Smith; "Too Much Santa Claus" by W. T. Smedley; Doublepage illustration "New the Other Half Dines on Christmas Day" by T. de Thulstrup; "An Em... See More
July 18, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1903
April 25, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1903
August 9, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1902 Frontpage photo Americans of To-Morrow, Arthur Brisbane; fullpage photos The President at Seagirt; fullpage photos The Great Event of the American Yachtsman's Season; fullpage photo Mrs. Robert J. Collier; fullpage illustration "The New Ships of Our Navy"; fullpage photos The International Lawn-Tennis Championship; fullpage illustrat... See More
February 15, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1902 Frontpage illustration "Snow-Bound" by Vosburgh; doublepage photos of The New Home of the Society of the Lying-In Hospital; fullpage photo The Donor and Trustees of the Carnegie University; fullpage illustration "A Visit to the Studio"; The Higher Education of the Horse with photos; fullpage photo A Royal Mother; fullpage &q... See More
July 6, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1901 The Sad Story of Philadelphia; The Disaster in West Virginia; doublepage centerfold "Trout-Fishing in the North Woods" by Frost; The Woman's National Tennis Championship at Philadelphia; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
October 20, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 20, 1900 Mr. Bryan's Confession of Defeat and some of his Fallacies; The Advance on Peking; Tientsin To-Day; doublepage centerfold "A Providential Encounter" by Stevens; Sixth Open Golf Championship of the United States; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
October 1, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1870 The front page features a full page Thomas Nast cartoon: 'The Promised Land as Seen from the Dome of St. Peter's, Rome'. Inside the issue 1/3 page "Preparing Ships to be Sunk in the Harbor of Hamburg", 1/3 page "Drilling Citizens in Paris" and two small illustrations "Wilhelmshohe". Fullpage illustrations &quo... See More
February 25, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY Feb. 25, 1871 Front 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Rev. Bishop Simpson." Inside are three 1/3 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Railroad Accident at New Hamburg" including "...Scene of the Disaster on the Following Morning," "...The Burning Car," and "...Recovering the Bodies." Two 1/2 pg. pertaining to "The Darien Ship Canal E... See More
June 24, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 24, 1871 Doublepage centerfold: 'Scene at the Derby: Watching For the Horse to Round the Corner'. Nearly fullpg: 'The Brick Yards of England: Children Carrying the Clay' "A Scene in Paris - Crossing a Street Under Fire" "German Caricatures" "Sketches in Fountain Cave, Virginia" by W.L. Sheppard.
August 12, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 12, 1871 The front page features a 2/3 page illustration of "The Staten Island Ferry Boat Disaster-The "Westfield" Immediately after the Explosion" and also has an accompanying article. Inside the issue is a halfpage illustration of "Pitching Pennies" and a halfpage illustration of "Interior of a Pawnbroker's Shop." ... See More
August 19, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 19, 1871 Three front pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Johnny Rich." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. pertaining to "Two Great Questions: Who is Ingersoll's Co.? and Who Stole the People's Money?" Full pg. illus. of "The Staten Island Ferry Boat Disaster-Recovery of Dead Bodies at Whitehall Slip."
Doublepage centerf... See More
January 18, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 18, 1873 Full front page illustration of 'Gov. John A. Dix' in a military uniform; Half page illustration of ' Ice Bridge Over the Mississippi At St. Louis' also shows a bridge under construction and 'Railroad Accident at Prospect Station, Penna.'
Doublepage centerfold: 'A Snow Storm--Joys & Sorows'; Nea... See More
April 12, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 12, 1873 Full front page Thomas Nast illustration "Blindman's Buff"; Great doublepage centerfold: 'Spring' by Frenzeny & Tavernier; Nearly full page illustration "The New Regime in Spain - Proclaiming the Republic in the Cortes at Madrid, February 11, 9 p.m."; 3/4 page illustration of "The Late Rev. ... See More
May 17, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 17, 1873 The front page features a fullp age illustration 'The Spring Campaign - Led as a Lamb to the Slaughter.' A 3/4 page illustration 'The Bank of England Forgeries - Bidwell's Examination.' Nice full page has 2 Indian illustrations: 'Young Bucks on the War Path' and 'Young Bucks Returning With Spoils' shows one holdi... See More
May 31, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 31, 1873 Great full front page featuring Indian illustration: 'Captain Jack & His Companions' is very displayable. Doublepage centerfold: 'Afloat on the Ice--Capt. Tyson & His Companions Adrift in the Arctic Regions' and a full page: 'Horrors Of the Mine--After the Explosion.'
A half-page illustration 'The Grave on... See More
June 7, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 7, 1873 (supplement not included - see note below)
The front page features a full page illustration: 'The Burial of Captain Hall' with an accompanying article and a map illustration of 'The North Polar Region' of his expedition. Nice full page with 3 illustrations on: 'The Bender Murders Near Cherryvale, Kansas'. Three illustrations on: ... See More
August 30, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 30, 1873 (Supplement not included) This issue contains many prints, including: Full front page: "The First Love Letter"; Full page cartoon: "The Public School Question"; Full page: "The Newsboy's Picnic--Tumbling Into the Water"; Nice full page:"The Beach at Atlantic City"; 2/3 double page ce... See More
November 29, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 29, 1873 Full front page political cartoon: 'The Cuban Question' shows President Grant with Miss Liberty; Two full pages: 'The Butchery in Cuba--Victims of Spanish Barbarity' and 'The Butchery in Cuba'; Full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'The Spanish Bull in Cuba Gone Mad'; Doublepage centerfold: 'The Bashful M... See More
July 3, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1875 Ftpg. shows: 'Clearing a Field of Grasshoppers', plus text. Halfpg: 'Indians Trading at a Frontier Town'. Nast dblpgctrfld: 'Beware!'
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages and is in good condition.
August 14, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 14, 1875 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The British Lion Loose in the House of Commons." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Off the scent." Full pg. illus. of "A Seltzer Water Cart-A Street Scene in Berlin, Prussia." Full pg. illus. of "Morning on the Moors." Full pg. illus. of "Up in the Crow's Nest-The Look-Out of... See More
April 28, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1877 Full front page illus. of "The Late Rev. Dr. W. A. Muhlenberg." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "Feeding the Hungry - Holy Trinity Church, Madison Avenue, New York." Full pg. Nast illus. entitled "In Memoriam - Our Civil Service As It Was." 2/3 of a doublepage centerfold of "The Evening of Life - Sce... See More
June 30, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 30, 1877 Full ftpg. by Nast. Halfpg: 'Camel Train in Nevada'. Doublepage centerfold by Nast: 'Britannia Lionizing Our Modern Ulysses'. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Destructive Tornado-Devastation at Mt. Carmel, Illinois'
October 6, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 6, 1877 Fullpg: 'The Twelve Apostles of the Mormon Church' shows all of them, including Joseph Smith & Brigham Young, Jr. Fullpg: 'Pres. Hayes at Louisville, Ky.' & 'The Boston Army & Navy Monument' shows four scenes of its dedication.
July 3, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1880 Full ftpg. shows: "The Veteran SoldIers' d. bion, Milwaukee, Wisconsin". Fullpg. Nast political cartoon. Most of a pg. is on "The Coming Obelisk", being Cleopatra's Needle including several illustrations.
Nice doublepage centerfold: "The Great Disaster on the Sound" showing the wreck of the 'Narragansett... See More
June 18, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1881 Wreck of the Canadian excursion steamboat "The Victoria". Nice halfpg. shows 'A Sunday Excursion on the Ohio River' shows a very crowded paddlewheeler. Halfpg. shows: 'Wheelmen in Boston', being a parade of men on 'boneshaker' bicycles. Nast cartoon: "The New Stamp Act--Approved".
Other news and adverti... See More
January 14, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 14, 1882 Very nice fullpg. of numismatic interest: 'The U.S. Assay-Office, Wall St., New York' shows 6 scenes. Full ftpg. Th. Nast print re. industry in the South. Fullpg: 'The Electric Light in Madison Square, N.Y.' 1/4 pg. illus. of 'Oscar Wilde' plus an article on him.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Co... See More
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