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February 4, 1929
ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, February 4, 1929
* Aviator Charles Lindbergh
* Air mail flight to Panama
The front page has a three column headline: "LINDBERGH BLAZES PATH OF MIAMI-PANAMA MAIL" with subheads and map (see photos). 1st report coverage on Charles Lindbergh's historic 1st air mail flight to Panama.
This issue contains other news, sports and advertisements of the... See More
June 19, 1969
BERKELEY BARB, California, June 19, 1969 As Wikipedia notes, this was an underground newspaper that was published in Berkeley from 1965 to the early 1980s. It was one of the first and most influential of the counterculture newspapers of the late 1960s, covering such subjects as the anti-war and civil-rights movements as well as the social changes advocated by the youth culture. This was a ve... See More
January 25, 1993
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Valley Edition, Jan. 25, 1993 The ftpg. has a report headed: "Thurgood Marshall, 84, Dies; Civil Rights Giant" plus two photos of him with a list of his "Milestones". The lengthy articles--with two more photos--continues on pages 14 & 15.
The top of page 20 has a nice article: "Thomas A. Dorsey, 93; Pianist Created Gospel Music" with a ph... See More
April 30, 1941
THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, April 30, 1941 Among the front page reports are: "Decline Of Capitalism - The Social Crisis In The United States" "German Troops Beyond Tripoli" "France, Germany and Italy Officially Protest Against Mr. Roosevelt's Decision" and more.
Four pages, 12 by 16 inches, very nice condition.
This newspaper was published on th... See More
January 1, 1936
NIEDERSCHLESISCHE TAGESZEITUNG [Lower Silesia Daily Newspaper], 1936 Printed below the eagle & swastika in the masthead is (translated) "Official Gazette of the NSDAP [National Socialist German Workers Party] And All Authorities". A Nazi newspaper from what is now Southern Poland, then known as Lower Silesia.
Twelve pages, loose at the spine, several old tape mends, minor chip... See More
July 21, 1969
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1969 Few headlines of the 20th century would be more historically significant than this one: "MEN WALK ON MOON". And great to have in this iconic newspaper. This headline is uncommonly large & bold for this newspaper, destined to be one of the "must have" issues of the last century. The banner subhead reads: "Astronauts Land On Plain ... See More
October 15, 1925
FITCHBURG SENTINEL--EXTRA, Massachusetts, Oct. 15, 1925 A great issue on the 1925 Major League Baseball World Series as the banner headline proclaims: "PITTSBURG TAKES SERIES" with subhead: "Aldridge Loses Control In First; Cuyler's Double Wins For Pirates". Nice text includes: "Play-By-Play" for every inning, plus the scoreboard numbers is included.
Sixtee... See More
May 26, 1917
THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Worcester, May 26, 1917 Upper right corner notes: "Oldest Suffrage Newspaper In The World" and under the title: "Founded in 1870 by Lucy Stone and Henry B. Blackwell." As would be imagined much of the content is on women's rights & suffrage concerns, as the national right to vote would happen in a couple of years. The ftpg. has: &quo... See More
June 11, 1927
CHICAGO AMERICAN--EXTRA, June 11, 1927 See the photos for the huge headline above the masthead noting: "LINDY LANDS ! " with a smaller head: "Capital Roars Welcome" and more on his return to America from Europe. Included is a long, full-figure photo of him with his plane in the background.
These are the outer leaves only with pages 1, 2, 13 & 14. Various wear at marg... See More
March 4, 1909
THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pa., March 4, 1909 Most of page 9 is taken up with the text of William Howard Taft's inaugural address, headed: "Judge Taft's Inaugural Address" "New President Outlines the Policy of the Administration" and more. Also in this issue are: "Thousands See Taft Sworn In" "Record-Breaking Crowd Fills City of Washington" as... See More
January 25, 1909
THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, January 25 and 26, 1909 A pair of issues reporting on the collision between the steamers Florida & Republic (see hyperlink) in thick fog off Nantucket. A distress call was issued on the new Marconi radio device, the first recorded for the rescue of a ship, resulting in the saving of around 1500 lives. See the photos for the various co... See More
September 9, 1908
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Sept. 9, 1908 The front page has an interesting article headed: "Fast Flights By Wright" "Aeroplane Circles Field Thirteen Times at Rate of Thirty-Six Miles an Hour" with the text providing the detail of their most recent experiments in flight. Curious that the writer mentions an "aerial garage" as the place where the airplane is h... See More
October 18, 1989
THE PENINSULA TIMES TRIBUNE, Palo Alto, California, Oct. 18, 1989 The dramatic headline appears at the very top, above the title: "KILLER QUAKE" with two large color photos and another headline: "Death Toll Put at 271". More photos and text inside.
Great to have this report from a city very close to the disaster.
Complete in 46 pages with all 6 sections, just a bit of f... See More
January 18, 1934
THE GALVESTON DAILY NEWS, Texas, Jan. 18, 1934 One of the more notable events in the infamous career of Bonnie & Clyde was the daring prison break at the Eastham State Prison in Texas. The front page has a two column headline: "Barrow Trail Leads to Neches River Bottoms As Search Is Narrowed" Interesting coverage continues inside. Rarely reported in period newspapers prior to t... See More
August 6, 1962
LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, August 6, 1962 See the photo for the terrific front page report, with the two line banner headline: "MARILYN MONROE FOUND DEAD" and also: "Sleeping Pill Overdose Blamed". The front page also features a photo of her. Related subheads include: "Unclad Body of Star Discovered on Bed; Empty Bottle Near" and: "Sad Child, Unhappy St... See More
May 7, 1915
THE VINCENNES SUN, Indiana, May 7, 1915 This is one of the nicer first reports of the Lusitania disaster we have been able to offer in a few years. A nice two-line, banner headline announces the tragedy: "GERMAN SUBMARINE SINKS CUNARD LINER LUSITANIA OFF GREAT BRITAIN" with subheads: "1500 Passengers Are Reported All Saved" "Biggest Seagoing Passenger Liner Was Torpe... See More
February 28, 1942
THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Feb. 28, 1942 Among the front page reports are: "Vulnerability of the British Empire" "Navy Unable to Cope with Present Day Warfare" "Why The Axis Will Win This War" which is a fascinating article, beginning: "Germany and her valiant allies will incontestably win this war because they know how to fight for a just cause, ... See More
March 3, 1945
THE STARS & STRIPES, Liege Edition, March 3, 1945 The banner headline announces the closing in on Berlin: "Ninth Army Reaches Rhine" and: "83rd Troops Capture Neuss In Drive to River; Guns Shell Dussseldorf" with a map of the area as well. Much more ftpg. & inside pg. reporting on the final days of advance into the heart of Nazi Germany.
Great to have this report... See More
May 14, 1915
THE DAILY JOURNAL, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, May 14, 1915 Page 2 begins with the follow-up to the Lusitania sinking of a week prior, with first column heads: "AMERICAN NOTE SENT TO BERLIN" "Bernstorff Denies Threat of Defiance" "Rumors Are Silenced" "Wilson's Note Firm In Tone & meets with General Approval" "Expect Immediate Answer" ... See More
October 7, 1919
FITCHBURG SENTINEL--WORLD SERIES EXTRA, Oct. 7, 1919 This issue reports on the sixth game of perhaps the most controversial World Series ever played, called the "Black Sox" series due to the betting scandal involving several of the Chicago White Sox players (see hyperlink for more details).
The banner headlines of the front page boldly announces: "KERR WINS AGAIN" with t... See More
Item #636874WORLD WAR II: "The Star" and "Evening Press" newspapers from Guernsey in the Channel Islands. Ten issues of a bona-fide Nazi newspaper published in English for the residents of this English Channel island during the Nazi occupation. All issues date from 1940 thru early 1945. The images shown are representative of what you will receive.
October 6, 1945
GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", Oct. 6, 1945 On November 19, 1942, Australian and U.S. troops fighting Japanese invaders in the New Guinea jungle read the first issue of "Guinea Gold", a unique four-page Australian army newspaper which day after day thereafter published a record number of world scoops. It was able to do so because U.S. General Douglas MacArthur, Sup... See More
Item #612875BREWERY & SOFT DRINK WORKERS' JOURNAL, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1918 An interesting folio size newspaper for members of the: "International Union of United Brewery & Soft Drink Workers" from just a year before Prohibition. Two of the inside pages are in German. An interesting newspaper for display in a home bar, etc.
Four pages, lightly toned, some minor margin tears, small b... See More
Item #604844THE GREAT WAR COLLECTION - A great opportunity for an instant collection encompassing every American war. You get eleven original/authentic newspapers, one each for:
French & Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and the Gulf War.
The earliest two are British; all others are American n... See More
January 1, 1914
CANAL RECORD, Ancon, Canal Zone, 1914 This small-size periodical from the Isthmus of Panama is an interesting newspaper published by the "Isthmian Canal Commission", given free of charge to employees of the Commission & the Panama Railroad Company. It lasted for several years documenting the construction of the Panama Canal, considered one of the finest engineering achiev... See More
January 1, 2003
VOSSA SENHORIA, Divinopolis, Brazil, 2003 A fascinating curiosity as this is the smallest newspaper in the world (as recognized by Guinness Book of Records). This monthly newspaper started in 1935 as a solution for creating a quality low-cost newspaper. Mostly in Portuguese, and containing 24 pages. Each issue is different so the issue you receive may differ from what is seen in the photo, b... See More
January 1, 1903
WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, New York, 1903 This interesting & quite rare newspaper is subtitled: "A Daily Journal Devoted to Financial Interests", from over a century ago. This newspaper has a wealth of early stock market reporting & would be a great companion newspaper for any modern report on the stock market.
Four pages, 10 by 13 1/2 inches, re-joined at the spine, nice con... See More
Item #180002WORLD WAR II -- A lot of 50 issues each with front page war headlines. Folio-size; nice for resale or for someone wishing to begin a collection. The issues may have edge tears and/or a rough left spine, but they are nice for framing and do not have loss of text.
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