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LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 8, 2003
* Actor Arnold Schwarzennegger
* Elected governor of California
The front page has a banner headline: "Schwarzenegger Wins" with photo. (see) Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry.
The complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, nice condition.... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 27, 1824 The front page features a chart headed: "Presidential Election - Returns so far as they are known" showing votes for Adams, Clay, Crawford, and Jackson, Adams with a commanding lead (see). Much related text as well carrying over to pages 2, 3, 4 & 5 with additional charts.
Inside has a fine letter signed in type: Bolivar, me... See More
UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH--EXTRA, Washington, July 26, 1828 This was a campaign journal "...devoted exclusively to the Presidential election..." as stated in the masthead. It was published by Duff Green, who had come to Washington to establish a newspaper to promote the candidacy of Andrew Jackson. Mott says, "Green proved to be of the hard-hitting politician type of editor... See More
THE PHOENIX GAZETTE, November 9, 1960
* John F. Kennedy JFK elected president
The front page has a nice banner headline: "KENNEDY PREPARES CHANGE; VOTE CLOSEST SINCE 1884" with subheads and related photo. A displayable issue of an event seldom saved at the time prior to his assassination.
Incomplete issue containing 12 pages of a 22 page 1st section only, a little spine wear... See More
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 6, 1841 Taking most of the front page, all of pgs. 2 & 3 & half of page 4 is: "The Inaugural Address" of Gen. William Henry Harrison, March 4, 1841...", which was obviously very lengthy, so lengthy & delivered outdoors on a very cold & wet day that he caught a cold & died of pneumonia just one month later.
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NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 22, 1828 One of the front page reports has a small head: "The Election" which begins: "The most anxious & ardent, as well as the most rude & ruthless political contest that ever took place in the United States, is now decided in the election of a large majority of electors pledged to the support of gen. Andrew J... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 5, 1825 (offered at a significantly reduced price - see note)
* The passage of the Maryland "Jew Bill"
* John Quincy Adam's inaugural address
Without question the most notable content within this issue is the page 3 report headed: "Maryland", which states in part: "The legislature of this state adjourned on Saturday l... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 5, 1825
* The passage of the Maryland "Jew Bill"
* John Quincy Adam's inaugural address
Without question the most notable content within this issue is the page 3 report headed: "Maryland", which states in part: "The legislature of this state adjourned on Saturday last. The 'Jew bill', as it is called--or... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1928
* Emilio Portes Gill elected
* 41st President of Mexico
The front page has a one column heading: "PORTES GIL ELECTED MEXICAN PRESIDENT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.... See More
* William Henry Harrison & John Tyler election endorsement notice
* Sag Harbor Long Island New York
The photo shows the page 2 endorsement for the Harrison-Tyler ticket. Includes a list of the Electors Of President and Vice President plus, For Governor, William H. Seward and Luther Bradish for Lieut. Governo
DAILY ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL, Springfield, Jan. 6, 1859 This is an uncommon newspaper from Abraham Lincoln's hometown, containing on the front page an advertisement, albeit rather small, for "LINCOLN & HERNDON, Attorneys and Counsellors At Law..." (see).
But this is not the best content. Page 2 has a very noteworthy report headed: "The Senatorial Election--Mr. Dou
ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, March 12, 1933
* Franklin D. Roosevelt 1st inauguration
The front page of this photo section has six related photographs of Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1st inauguration in Washington D.C.. (see) A few more on the following pages. Nice for display.
Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 10 pages, light toning, generally ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1936
* Abraham Lincoln original manuscript found
* Speech from his re-election of 1864
Page 14 has a one column heading: "LOST MANUSCRIPT OF LINCOLN IS FOUND" with subhead and large photostat of the original manuscript of Lincoln's speech on November 10, 1864.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the... See More
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Jan. 21, 1993
* Jimmy Carter inauguration
The front page has a banner headline: "Jimmy Carter Is Inaugurated" with subheads and photo. More inside.
Complete 1st section only with 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1928
* German federal election (1st report)
* Social Democratic Party - Reichstag
* Nazi Party - Adolph Hitler only 2.6%
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SOCIALISTS TRIUMPH IN GERMAN POLLING; NATIONALISTS LOSE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the German federal election in which the Nazi Party only got 2.6 % of the vot... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 11, 1837 Near the back is a report from Congress which includes, in part, a report of the formal election of Martin Van Buren as President, evidenced by a chart of the electoral vote by state (see). The text reads in part: "...the return of electoral votes from each state was opened, read & recorded...After the counting of the votes was co... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 2009 The two-line banner headline reads "Obama Takes Oath, And Nation In Crisis Embraces The Moment" with subhead "Milestone for America" "In Sober Address, He Vows to Begin Remaking Country -- A Million Celebrate". This also includes a large photo of him and Michelle as they walked a portion of the inauguration parade route. The issue ... See More
THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, March 2, 1789 Remembering this issue was less than a month from Washington's inauguration, pg. 2 has a report datelined "George Town" noting in part: "Last Tuesday arrived in this town from Mount Vernon, his excellency George Washington, our late beloved chief...happy to understand that through the influence and perseverance of his excellenc... See More
ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, a nice trio of consecutive issues dated March 12, 15, and 19, 1817 on the inauguration of James Monroe. March 12 has on pg. 2: "The Inauguration" from Washington City, including: "Under the auspices of a delightful day, yesterday took place the interesting ceremony attendant on the entrance of he President elect of the United States ... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1874
* Kalakaua elected king of Hawaiian Islands
* "The Merrie Monarch" - last reigning king
The front page has an article headed: "The Sandwich Islands" "Kalakaua Elected King...." (see) Another related report on page 4. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 23, 1861 The front page has columns black bordered, as well as a print of: "Frogmore House, Near Windsor Castle, the Residence of Her Royal Highness the late Duchess of Kent" which accompanies the article "Death of Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent". A black-bordered full page print of her and her obituary is inside.
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THE WEEKLY PRESS, Philadelphia, Nov. 10, 1860
* Abraham Lincoln's election win (1st)
Page 3 has reports and charts on the Presidential election, the first column heads not noting anything definitive: "THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION" "The Result of Last Tuesday's Canvass" "The Result In Virginia Doubtful" "Missouri Carried By Douglas" "Lar... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1929
* Jimmy Walker - Beau James
* Mayor of New York City
* re-election win over La Guardia
The front page has a nice banner headline: "TAMMANY SWEEPS WALKER IN BY 497,165" with many subheads and photo. (see) Much more on other New York elections. Loads of text continues inside.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 page... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1932
* Nazi leader Hermann Göring
* Elected president of the Reichstag
The top of the front page has one column headings: "REICHSTAG IS CALM; WILL ASK HINDENBURG TO LET IT CONTINUE" "Nazi Is Elected Speaker--'Toleration' of the Present Cabinet Is Likely" "Red Assails The President" and more. (see) First report coverag... See More
THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, March 12, 1845 Pages 1 72 have over 2 columns taken up with; "A Discussion of the Subject of Slavery" but the prime content would be the age 2 report headed: "The Inauguration" noting: "The inauguration of the Hon. James K. Polk as President of the United States took place on the 4th inst....The oath was administered by Chief Justice T... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1963 The front page has a four-column, three-line headline "CARDINAL MONTINI ELECTED POPE; LIBERAL, 65, WILL REIGN AS PAUL VI; LIKELY TO CONTINUE JOHN'S WORK" with subhead "5th Vote Decisive" "New Pontiff Gives His Blessing to Crowd -- Coronation June 30". "Giovanni Battista Cardinal Montini, 65-year-old archbishop of Milan,... See More
IL MESSAGGERO, Rome, Italy, a pair of issues dated Nov. 5, 1958
* Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, the "Pope of the people"
* Pope John XXIII papal inauguration & death reports
and June 4, 1963 The first issue has considerable reporting on the inauguration of Pope John XXIII as Pope, and the latter issue of the same title reports his death. Great to have both reports in t... See More
AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, Ohio, November 7, 1984
* Ronald Reagan elected
The front page banner headline reads: "It's a Reagan Landslide, Again" with subheads and photo. Much more inside.
Complete 1st section only with 20 pages, nice condition.
THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, DC, April 15, 1986 The paper has a two line banner headline "U.S. Warplanes Bomb Targets in Libya As 'Self-Defense' Against Terrorism" with additional articles "Reagan Acted Upon 'Irrefutable' Evidence"; and "Attack Was Preceded by Flurry of Diplomacy". This includes a map of the U. S. Air Strikes Against Qaddafi.... See More
* Abraham Lincoln inauguration
* Closing weeks of the Civil War
A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day under the heading "News Items", which begins: "The inauguration of
HERALD EXAMINER--ELECTION EXTRA, Los Angeles, Nov. 4, 1964
* Lyndon B. Johnson presidential election
The large banner headline proclaims: "JOHNSON VICTORY" and: "Record Vote Buries Barry" with further subheads and photo.
The complete first section (of 6) with pages 1-20. Very nice condition.... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 17, 1860
* President elect Abraham Lincoln
* Southern secession & tensions
Page 4 has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, some first column heads including: "THE CRISIS AT THE SOUTH" "The Condition of Affairs in the Border & Cotton Slave States" "The Baptist State Conve... See More
THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, Arizona, January 21, 1973 The banner headline reads "Nixon predicts enduring peace" with subhead "Inaugural talk emphasizes ending Viet war 'with honor'". This was President Nixon's second inauguration. A photo of Nixon and his wife, Pat, riding in the limo is also on the front page. Additional photos are inside.
This is the out... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1833
* President Andrew Jackson election
An inside page has a report from the "House of Representatives" has a nice account of the formal election of Andrew Jackson as President, noting: "The hour of one having arrived, the senate attended in the hall of the house of representatives...in the presence of the two houses ... See More
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 16, 1893
* Adolph L. Sanger - Jewish
* Grover Cleveland inauguration
* "Baby Ruth" - candy bar fame
Of special interest is installment #6 of "Notable Jews - Adolph L. Sanger" which also includes a photograph of him. This is a series which ran in Leslie's for much of the year (others available: inquire).
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NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 4, 1861
* President-elect Abraham Lincoln
* First Inauguration (day of)
* Dawn of the Civil War
Actually a rather notable issue as every issue we've had of New York titles for this date simply reported the plans for the inauguration as this was the day Lincoln was sworn in as President. But page 2 has a column headed: "EXTRA" with a datelin... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 18, 1856 Inside has: American Republican Demonstration" "Fillmore and Slavery Opposed" "Fremont and Liberty Supported" Presidential Perfidy" "Revelations of Franklin Pierce" and more on the coming election.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor loss to a lower corner, minimal wear.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1860
* Early print of a beardless Abraham Lincoln
* Running for United States President
The front page has a print of: "The Republican Wigwam At Chicago, Illinois, In Which the Republican Convention Will Be Held, May 16, 1860". This was the event at which Abraham Lincoln would go from near obscurity to a position of prominence in ... See More
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 19, 1845 Page 4 has two prints on the "Inauguration of President Polk", one showing the: "Approach to the Capitol" and the other: "The Oath" with related text.
Given this event precedes any illustrated newspapers in America, this London issue may be the only periodical with graphics on Polk's inauguration.
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NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 28, 1861
* Abraham Lincoln about to change America
Among the ftpg. column heads from shortly before Lincoln's inauguration are: "AFFAIRS OF THE NATION" "Movements Of The President Elect" "Close of the Deliberations of the Peace Conference" and "Rejection of the Proposition to Amend the Constitution". Also some ftpg. item ... See More
ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, November 13, 1932.
* Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1st presidential election
* Great portrait photograph for display & more
The front page of this photo section has a great portrait photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt with heading: "Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt Of New York, President-Elect Of The United States. (see) Terrific for displ... See More
* President George Washington
* Inauguration - inaugural address
Rarely are we able to offer an American imprint with a period report of Washington's inauguration and inaugural address.
The reporting of this signal event in American history is terrific. Before the printing of the inaugural address are several addresses of congratulat... See More
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 12, 1785
* John Hancock elected president
* Congress of the Confederation
Page 3 has a brief but notable item: "The new Congress met to day, and made choice of Mr. Hancock for president. This repeated mark of federal approbation is highly honorary; it is more so, as the choice was unanimous." In fact Hancock nev... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 9, 1833 Certainly the best content in this issue is the inside page account of: "The Inauguration" which is followed by the: "Inaugural Address Of The President Of the United States, Fourth of March, 1833" which takes over half a page This was the inauguration & inaugural address of Andrew Jackson.
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NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 10, 1821
* President James Monroe
* Inauguration - inaugural address
Beginning at the bottom of the front page is: "Inaugural Speech", which has a prefacing paragraph which includes: "On Monday last, the 5th of March, in the great hall of the house of representatives...chief justice Marshall administered the oath of office to... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 1, 1932
* German federal election (1st report)
* Nazi Party & Adolph Hitler's rise
* Important gain of the Third Reich
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RIGHT PARTIES FAIL TO CARRY GERMANY; NAZI SEATS DOUBLED" with subheads. First report coverage on the German federal election which made the Nazi Party the largest in parliamen... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 10, 1932
* Eamon De Valera elected president
* Fianna Fail - Dail
* Ireland - Irish
The front page has one column headings that include: "DE VALERA ELECTED PRESIDENT BY DAIL", "Cheered as He is Selected to Head Cabinet--Chooses Republican Aides", "Takes Oath Of Allegiance" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisemen... See More
THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, January 21, 1997
* Bill Clinton inauguration (2nd term)
The front page has a headline: "'New Spirit for new century" with subhead and three related photos. (see)
Complete 1st section only with all 10 pages, nice condition.
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 4, 1824 Among the articles are: "Presidential Election" which has a chart showing states and votes for each (see photos), plus another report of the Alabama votes for President by county. Also, inside includes: "LaFayette & the Sons of the Forest" being an emotional heart-deep meeting of Choctaw Indian chiefs and General... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 9, 1864
* Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd)
* Civil War reporting
The first column headlines on the front page proclaim: "THE ELECTION" "All Quiet Along the Voting Line of the Country" "The Result of the Great National Contest" "ABRAHAM LINCOLN Re-Elected PRESIDENT" "And Andrew Johnson, Of Tennessee, Elected ... See More