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September 22, 1945
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 22, 1945 Page 5 contains a very compelling article on identifying Nazis leaders involved in the holocaust atrocities on the Jews, with the one column head: "Belsen Survivor Picks Out Nazis" and subhead: "Jewish Woman Physician Who Was Also in Oswiecim Camp Is Witness at Trial". The text (see photos) notes a: "...Polish Jewish woman, her conc... See More
November 2, 1848
NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, September 28, 1848
* First election held by all on the 1st Tuesday of November
* Illustrated ads - one of a mermaid
The United States Presidential election of 1848 was the first election in which all states held their election on the same day. This also marked the 1st Tuesday of November as the fixed date for the national election.
This i... See More
March 25, 1889
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1889
* The death of "The Leatherman"
Page two has a a small report headed: "THE OLD 'LEATHERMAN' DEAD", followed by a brief report on the demise of a well-known vagabond of the late 1800's. See photo for details.
Other news of the day with period advertising are found throughout.
Eight pages, toning throughout, partially loose a... See More
March 22, 1862
THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, March 22, 1862
Notable content in this volume I, number 2 issue includes a pg. 3 report: "Details of the Naval Fight in Hampton Roads" which is well-written and quite informative and takes one and a half columns. Good coverage about the attack by the Merrimack, followed by details of the engagement between the two famous iron-clads. In th... See More
March 1, 1877
THE REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, March 1, 1877
* Alexander Graham Bell
* Telephone invention
The top of page 3 has: "Voice Telegraphy" "Prof. Bell's Invention of the Telephone" "Another Practical Test of Its Merits" which is datelined from Salem & begins: "Lyceum hall has been crowded this evening with an audience of 500 which had assembled t... See More
November 8, 1860
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., November 8, 1860
* Abraham Lincoln elected
* Presidential election
This is the tri-weekly edition of this famous newspaper which is perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.
The front page has a report: "The Presidential Election" which begins: "As it has be... See More
June 6, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 6, 1883
* A rare Bat Masterson report
* Dodge City, Kansas War
* "Get out of Dodge" fame
Included within is a rare report on Bat Masterson: "...The crowd heretofore embraced many notable men, but to-day Bat Masterson, better known through the West than any other man, and who has been more active in filling graveyards than any man in seven... See More
February 13, 1862
RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 13, 1862
* Diagram of a new flag for the Confederate states
* From the capital of the Confederacy
Not only is this a nice Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy.
The most interesting content in this issue would be the page two article: "The New Flag of The Confederacy" which includes an illustration of it (unus... See More
February 19, 1665
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 19, 1665
* The Great Plague is Over ?
* Queen Henrietta Maria returns
The back page actually has reference to the Great Plague & the return of the Royal Court to London, with: "This afternoon Her Majesty arrived here in two dayes from Oxford, in a perfect health, to the great content and joy of this Court, having been met by His Majesty...&qu... See More
November 16, 1812
CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, Nov. 16, 1812 Pages 1 and 2 have many "Documents Accompanying the President's Message to Congress" which include several to British official concerning the War of 1812. Two are signed in type: James Monroe. Also inside: "Army In Ohio" "The President's Message".
Four pages, great condition.
September 7, 1785
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 7, 1785 Pages 1 & 4 are taken up with ads including 9 illus. ship ads on the ftpg. and a a nice bkpg. illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufacturer" which shows the classic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial period. European & American news items on pgs. 2 & 3.
Four pages, nice condition.
August 8, 1681
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 8, 1681 The front page item datelined Edenburg begins with: "On the 26th Instant dyed the Duke of Rothes, Lord Chancellor of this Kingdom..." Also: "The 27th the notorious Rebel Cargil and four others who were in arms at Bothwel Bridge were hanged at the High Cross: they died obdurate in their villanous principles..." (see). This was Dona... See More
July 25, 1715
THE ENGLISHMAN, London, July 25, 1715 This is one of the more rare British titles from the early part of the 18th century, published by the famed Richard Steele and being a continuation of his newspaper "The Guardian". It ran for just 95 issues. One writer noted it: "...targeted (and to some degree, created) the rising London middle class, both men and women, offering readers ... See More
Item #660368THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, September, 1780 Near the back is "Advices Received from America" which includes a letter signed in type by: George Washington, datelined at Morristown, with much praise for the Marquis de LaFayette (see), followed by a letter of thanks signed in type: La Fayette. Another report begins: "His Excellency Gen. Washington is appointed lieu... See More
June 1, 1938
THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, June 1, 1938
* Lou Gehrig's 2,000th consecutive game played
* New York Yankees - MLB baseball
This 14 page newspaper one column headlines on page 8:
"Yankees Trounce Red Sox, 12-5"
"Lou Gehrig Plays 2,000 Game"
See photos for 1st report coverage on the 2,000th game milestone achieved by Yankee great Lou Gehrig. He would end up... See More
May 31, 1856
NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, May 31, 1856
* Bleeding Kansas
* Missouri border invasion
* War on slavery
Page 3 has a report headed: "THE KANSAS WAR" "Further Particulars of the Attack on Lawrence" and more (see) which is concerning the trouble in Kansas over the slavery issue.
Eight pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.... See More
March 7, 1666
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 7, 1666 (by today's calendar this would be 1667)
* re. the great Fire of London
* Earliest of newspapers to be had
Reports relating to the Great Fire of London are very rare, as this newspaper was essentially the only newspaper printing in London spanning the period of the Fire and afterwards. The bottom of the back page has mention of it with: &... See More
October 26, 1850
HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, England, October 26, 1850
* Charles Dickens original writing within his own publication
Starting on the front page is "Lively Turtle", an original writing by Charles Dickens. While Household Words was a Dickens' publication, most of the literary contributions were made by others. Although he did make ongoing contributions, nearly all are unattributed.
... See More
Item #660278THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790
* Mutiny on the Bounty
* Captain William Bligh
Near the back of this issue (starting on page 463) is one of the more historic naval report of the 18th century, since romanticized by the famous movie, giving a fine account of the mutiny on board the ship Bounty. The report is headed: "Several Memorable Events have lately happened at ... See More
August 11, 2008
LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 11, 2008
* The death report of Isaac Hayes
* Detailed coverage of the Summer Olympics
The front page has: Isaac Hayes, 1942-2008 - 'Black Moses' led pop to new ground," which tell of the death of Isaac Hayes, and includes a photo and supporting text. The article continues on pg. A12, which in dedicated to him in its entirety, and includes multiple phot... See More
July 3, 1880
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 3, 1880
* Early Socialism in the United States
Perhaps the most notable feature is small illustration found on page 312: "THE FACTORS OF THE GREENBACK - LABOR - SOCIALIST - WOMAN - SUFFRAGE PARTY!" The cover has: "OHIO.--AFTER THE CONVENTION--POPULAR RECEPTIONS TO GENERAL GARFIELD AT CLEVELAND," which has related text a... See More
December 27, 1999
LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 27, 1999
* The "Man of the Century" selected
* Curtis Mayfield's death report and obituary
The front page has a small announcement regarding the death of singer-songwriter Curtis Mayfield, which continues on page 23. Page 23 has a related small photo and a detailed obituary.
This issue also includes a feature article on "The Man of the Century... See More
December 3, 1850
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 3, 1850 Taking all of the front page & part of page 2 is the President's annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: Millard Fillmore. It is headed: "The Message".
As was typical with this annual tradition, President Fillmore reviewed the events of the year addressing the broad scope of work which c... See More
December 3, 1845
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 3, 1845 Taking all of the front page & most of page 2 is the President's annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: James K. Polk. It is headed: "Message Of The President of the United States".
As was typical with this annual tradition, President Polk reviewed the events of the year addressin... See More
December 10, 1840
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 10, 1840 Taking almost the entirety of page 2 is the President's annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: M. Van Buren. It is headed: "MESSAGE Of The President of the United States...".
As was typical with this annual tradition, President Van Buren reviewed the events of the year addressing the broad... See More
December 28, 1859
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1859 Beginning on the front page & taking most of page 2 is the President's annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: James Buchanan. It is headed: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE".
As was typical with this annual tradition, President Buchanan reviewed the events of the year addressing the ... See More
December 5, 1833
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 5, 1833 Almost the entire back page is taken up with the President's annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: Andrew Jackson. It is headed: "MESSAGE From The President of the United States to Both Houses...".
As was typical with this annual tradition, President Jackson reviewed the events of the year... See More
December 6, 1832
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 6, 1832 Almost the entire front page is taken up with the annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: Andrew Jackson. As was typical with this annual tradition, President Jackson reviewed the events of the year addressing the broad scope of work which concerned the nation in 1832.
The document is headed: "Messag... See More
December 8, 1831
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 1831 Almost the entire front page is taken up with the annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: Andrew Jackson. It is headed: "MESSAGE From The President of the United States to Both Houses of Congress...".
As was typical with this annual tradition, President Jackson reviewed the events of the year ad... See More
January 18, 1833
SUPPLEMENT TO THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE, Washington, D.C., Jan. 18, 1833 An interesting single sheet printed on tissue paper quality newsprint; very thin. Save for a few ads on the back side the entire issue is taken up with the: "MESSAGE Of the President of the United States to both Houses of Congress, transmitting copies of the Ordinance & Other Documents & his Proclamation in... See More
October 6, 1965
THE DETROIT NEWS, October 6, 1965
* Sandy Koufax to miss 1st World Series game due to Yom Kippur
* Brief mention in "day of" newspaper
* Interview held the prior day
On the same day the Los Angeles Dodgers' pitching Ace, Sandy Koufax, was to miss the 1st game of the World Series due to Yom Kippur, this newspaper ran an article providing the transcript of an interview with San... See More
October 3, 1965
THE DETROIT NEWS, October 3, 1965
* Sandy Koufax, Los Angeles Dodgers pitching Ace
* To miss 1st World Series game due to Yom Kippur
* Los Angeles Dodgers win National League Pennant
On the same day newspapers reported the Los Angeles Dodgers claiming the National League Pennant on the back of Sandy Koufax, page 7-D featured: "Holiday Offers Baseball Problem," which tells of Sand... See More
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