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August 25, 1967
MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Aug. 25,1967
* Nation of Islam religious movement
* Elijah Muhammad - founder
* Fight for civil rights era original
The front page has: "Messenger Muhammad: A NATION IN A NATION!", which includes a photo of "The Hon. Elijah Muhammad" with a related article inside.
Other articles within: "Revolt Against Viet War Splits 'White Pow... See More
Item #669527THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1739
* Historical Jewish and Christian content
* George Whitefield
* Surrender of Belgrade
One of the articles within is headed: "Continuation of the dissertation begun in our Last Whether the Hebrews Borrow'd any Customs from the Heathens" which takes over 1 1/2 pages (see photos for portions). Another article ... See More
November 19, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 19, 1862 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Additional From New Orleans" "Gen. Butler's Report of Recent Events" "Berwick's Bay Evacuated by the Rebels" "From the Rebel States" "Sufferings of the Rebel Soldiers" "A Speech From Beauregard" "The War in the Southwest" and... See More
March 8, 1970
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, MA, March 8, 1970
* Solar eclipse of 1970 - referenced in Carly Simon's "You're So Vain"
* First CBS broadcast of an eclipse in color
* Austin Carr of Notre Dame sets NCAA record
The front page has the full-banner headline: "A Great Shadow Swept the Earth... Millions See Sun Eclipsed", with multiple photos and supporting text. Page 2 cov... See More
February 8, 1942
PM SUNDAY, New York, N.Y., dated February 8, 1942.
Headlines on the frontpage read "Next? - Nazi African Campaign Points to America" "We Sink Two Jap Ships, Damage Two" "Nazi Subs Sink 18th Ship Off U.S. Coast" (the Swedish motorship Amerikaland). The paper features other war news and stories of the day.
This is a complete issue in two-sections and is in nice co... See More
April 25, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln assassination
* Remains in New York City
* Civil War closing events
All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of Abraham Lincoln. Two-thirds of the first column are taken up with nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln including: "HONORS To the MARTYR PRESIDENT" "Our Tribute to the Lamented De... See More
June 29, 1978
CHICAGO SUN TIMES, June 29, 1978 The front page and pgs. 4 & 5 have significant coverage of the landmark Supreme Court decision in "Regents of University of "California vs. Bakke", an historic case which upheld affirmative action.
Complete in 144 pages, tabloid size, very nice condition.... See More
August 10, 1881
THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 1881
* Best Old West title to be had
* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in ... See More
June 18, 1970
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1970
* Italy 4-3 over West Germany
* FIFA World Cup soccer
* Game of the Century
The sport's section (page 60) has one column headings: "BRAZIL AND ITALY REACH CUP FINAL" "Uruguay Is Ousted, 3-1--W. Germans Lose, 4-3" See image for text here. 1st report coverage on the semi-final game of the 1970 FIFA World Cup. This match is known in th... See More
May 25, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1865
* Civil War soldiers coming home
* Jefferson Davis in jail
Among the front page column heads are: "REVIEW OF THE ARMIES" "The Second & Last Day of the Great Pageant" "Reception of the Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "How the Heroes of the Greatest March on Record were Received" and more (see images).
The back ... See More
July 22, 1861
NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey, July 22, 1861
* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas Virginia VA
* 1st major battle of the American Civil War
The top of page 2 has great column headlines on the historic Battle of Bull Run: "SHOCKING NEWS" "The National Army at Bull's Run Seized with a Panic, & Retreat to the Potomac On A Full Run" "Unavailing Efforts to Rally... See More
November 9, 1864
NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey, Nov. 9, 1864
* Abraham Lincoln elected president (2nd term)
* 1st report plus Civil War reporting
Page 2 begins with the historic report of the election of Abraham Lincoln for a 2nd term, with column heads: "GREAT UNION VICTORY" "Election of Lincoln And Johnson" which are headed with a graphic of the U.S. flag.
The text takes most of... See More
July 13, 1863
NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey A lot of 24 issues from July 13 thru August 10, 1863, each issue with a wealth of Civil War reporting on page 2. Issues are still bound, four pages each and in nice condition save for the expected, occasional margin tear.
March 27, 1898
NEW YORK HERALD, the "Easter Edition" being sections 6, 7, 8 & 9 of the paper, March 27, 1898 A terrific issue for the color graphics, for which major newspapers of this era were known as technical capabilities allowed for a wealth of colors and beautiful graphics. There are no fewer than 14 full page, or nearly full page, color prints. Still in nice condition.
March 28, 2002
LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 28, 2002
* Milton Berle death (1st report)
* American comedian and actor
* "Mr. Television" "Uncle Miltie"
* Best title to be had ?
Near the bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "TV Legend 'Uncle Miltie' Dies at 93" with small photo. The article carries over to pages 24 & 25 where there are 6 more photos of... See More
December 4, 1999
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 4, 1999
* Madeline Kahn death
* Comedian actress
* Best title to be had ?
The ftpg. has a small report: "Madeline Kahn Dies at 57" with a color photo of her. The more detailed & lengthy article is found on page 22 headed: "Madeline Kahn; Oscar-Nominated, Tony-and Emmy-Winning Actress" with another photo of her in the film 'Blazing S... See More
December 31, 1692
ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Dec. 31, 1692
* Rare Salem witch trials reporting
* Very early 17th century title
An exceedingly rare issue as it is one of only two known contemporary newspaper accounts of the Salem witch trials.
This newspaper published in question/answer format, and the front page begins with: "Quest 1. In the remarkable TRYALS of WITCHES published this Week by Mr. ... See More
January 5, 1863
NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 5, 1863
* Abraham Lincoln rescinds
* General Order No. 11 (1862)
* Expelling all Jews - Jewish
* Issued by Ulysses S. Grant
Certainly the most notable content is the rather inconspicuous item on page 5 wherein President Lincoln rescinded Grant's General Order 11 to expel all Jews from his military district of Tennessee, Kentucky, and Mississippi. This Grant... See More
July 9, 2005
LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 9, 2005
* Death reports of 2 noteworthy Black Americans
* Edward Smith - co-founder of the Black Stuntmen's Association
* Al Loving - African-American abstract expressionist painter
Page B12 and B13, under "Obituaries", has "Edward Smith; 81; Fought for Film Work for Black Stuntman" and "Al Loving, 69; African American Abstract Artist ... See More
July 6, 2005
LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 6, 2005
* Multiple noteworthy death reports
* Ernest Lehman (screenwriter)
* June Haver (actress - the next 'Betty Grable')
* James B. Stockdale (Vice Admiral of the Navy - POW)
Pages B8 and B9 have three noteworthy death reports with corresponding photos. The headings are: "June Haver, 79; Movie Star Later Married Actor Fred MacMurray", "Ern... See More
July 8, 2005
LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 8, 2005
* The London Transit bombings of April 7, 2005
* Multiple photos and related articles
* Death report of Evan Hunter, author of "The Blackboard Jungle"
The front page has graphic photos and significant coverage of the London Transit Bombings under the full-banner heading: "Terrorists Strike in London", with a banner subheading: "At L... See More
May 22, 1860
NEW-YORK HERALD, May 22, 1860
* Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination
* Republican National Convention in Chicago
* Slaver ship "Wildfire" - slavery - slaves
Page 3 has a report with column heads: "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance of the Republican Nomination For President" being a very historic item although inconspicuously reported, indicating ... See More
July 4, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, July 4, 1863
* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
* Most historic battle of the Civil War
The front page has not one but two reports on the historic Battle of Gettysburg, one headed: "The Rebel Invasion" "A Terrible Battle Yesterday" "Fighting Still Going on" The report takes nearly an entire column with various subheads, includin... See More
August 1, 1991
A fascinating pair of newspapers, destined to be the premier newspapers on the coup and collapse of the Soviet Union. Both double-titled: "NEZAVISIMAYA GAZETA/INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER".
Issue #1: Datelined Moscow & Washington, August, 1991 The Nezavismaya Gazeta defied orders & worked through the night, handing out crude newspaper copies to people on the streets, and faxing their t... See More
January 1, 1728
ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1728
* 18th century original document
Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for granting an aid to his Majesty by a land tax to be raised in Great Britain, for the service of the year one thousand seven hundred and twenty nine."
A decorative document given the displayable title page.
Eighty-two ... See More
November 7, 1977
THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Nov. 7, 1977 As most might be aware "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into the public discourse a tradition it maintained throughout its 60+ year history.
The ftpg. has an article: "Elvis Died ... See More
June 24, 1863
NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1863
* Rebels advance towards Gettysburg
* Confederates' Northern invasion
The front page has many nice one column headlines reporting on the Civil War, several relating to the Confederate advance into Pennsylvania and the impending Battle of Gettysburg just a week after the date of this issue.
Some heads include: "Pennsylvania and Maryland" &qu... See More
January 20, 1981
THE CINCINNATI POST, Ohio, Jan. 20, 1981
* Ronald Reagan inauguration
* Iran hostage crisis ends
Boldly printed at the top of the front page is: "HOSTAGES FREED", the event which took precedence over the inauguration of the President, noted in smaller type further down the front page: "Reagan Becomes 40th President" with a large photo of him.
The complete first se... See More
September 23, 1862
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, September 23, 1862
* Emancipation Proclamation
* President Abraham Lincoln
Page 4 contains the full texts of the Emancipation Proclamation, perhaps the most significant Presidential pronouncement of the entire Civil War wherein Lincoln declared all slaves free. Headed: "A Proclamation By the President of the United States" the document begins at the b... See More
September 11, 1701
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 8, 1701
* James II of England death ?
The back page has what would seem to be an historic report of the death of King James II, the last Catholic monarch of England who was deposed during the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and spend the remainder of his life in exile in France.
The report from Paris dated Sept. 14 reads: "The late King James having... See More
March 5, 1847
NEW YORK HERALD, March 5, 1847 Page 3 has a column with a nice stack of heads on the Mexican War: "To The Latest Moments" "Highly Important From Mexico" "Later From the Army" "The Whole Command Moving To Vera Cruz" "Movements of the Mexicans" 'Renewal of Hostilities in the Neighborhood of Saltillo" "Santa Anna Will Probably to a... See More
August 10, 1945
LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, California, Aug. 10, 1945
* Terrific headline right after Atomic bombings
The front page features one of the largest, boldest, and most dramatic headlines of World War II with: "JAPS BEG TO QUIT ! "and various related subheads.
The complete issue in two sections. Evening toning troughout, generally nice, displayable condition.
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March 7, 1857
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 7, 1857
* Historic Dred Scott Decision
* Famous former slave case
A very historic issue as page 5 has an article headed: "The Dred Scott Case Decided". This text takes about a half a column and includes the historic ruling by the Supreme Court, which begins: "The opinion of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott case was delivered by Chief Justice T... See More
February 25, 1942
LOS ANGELES TIMES--EXTRA! Feb. 25, 1942
* Battle of Los Angeles - Air Raid
* Japanese airplane attack ? UFO's ?
* Best title to be had (very rare)
Simply a fantastic report on what is known as the "Battle of Los Angeles". The front page has one of the more dramatic, screaming headlines to be found: "L.A. AREA RAIDED ! " with a smaller head noting: "Jap Pl... See More
March 20, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, March 20, 1863
* Yazoo Pass expedition - Port Hudson, Louisiana
* Three Civil War maps
The front page has a nice map titled: "THE YAZOO PASS EXPEDITION". The back page has a map titled: "THE ATTACK ON PORT HUDSON".
Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE YAZOO EXPEDITION" "The Revel Loss" "Important from... See More
September 2, 1965
THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Aug. 5, 1965
* Bob Dylan & his electric guitar controversy
* Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island
The front page has a banner heading: "Newport: It's All Right, Ma", a reference to Dylan's transition from folk to rock at the Newport Folk Festival. The writer editorializes on the transition, and noting that all will still be we... See More
November 20, 1863
THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 20, 1863
* President Abraham Lincoln's famous speech
* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery
It would be difficult to argue for a more historic or significance speech from the 19th century, let alone the Civil War. As it was not printed in a newspapers of the day, this report with the full text of Lincoln's Gettysburg ... See More
January 14, 1882
MOUNTAIN MAIL, Salida, Colorado, Jan. 14, 1882
* Very rare Old West title
Printed in the masthead is: "Colorado Produces Millions of Silver, and Silver Is King." A very rare title, as there are no institutions noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) which have any holdings of this title. The holdings of the only one listed (Kansas St. Hist. Soc.) were recently pu... See More
December 2, 1848
THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, Dec. 2, 1848
* Rare antebellum title
Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, 14 years before the Civil War.
The front page is mostly taken up with the: "Governor's Message"s signed in type: W. D. Moseley. Related repo... See More
July 31, 1841
THE LOG CABIN, New York, July 31, 1841
* William Henry Harrison
* Rare campaign title by Greeley
The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one.
As would be expected, a wealth of political reporting but other news of the day as wel... See More
July 18, 1925
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 18, 1925
* Scopes Monkey Trial beginning
* Dayton, Tennessee
* William Jennings Bryan
* Clarence Darrow
A few of the subheads on the ftpg; "Science Ruled Out by Dayton Judge" "Arguments To Jury May End Trial Monday" "Expert Opinions to Go to High Court" with the article carrying over to page 2.
Page 2 has anoth... See More
January 16, 1864
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, January 16, 1864 As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.
Among the articles in this issue are: "The Military Spirit of the North" "Generals And Politics" "Jeff. Davis and The End" "Troops On Snow-Shoes&qu... See More
March 21, 1925
THE MOSQUITO, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, March 21, 1925 A curious little newspaper which appears to be the combination of the Middlesex Plain Dealer and the Perth Amboy Press. Filled mostly with local news and tidbits, many quite folksy and humorous, plus many ads as well. The ftpg. has a bit noting: "Christy Mathewson, of baseball fame, was recently named one of the trustees of the Ameri... See More
November 3, 1900
THE WOMAN'S TRIBUNE, Washington, D.C., Nov. 3, 1900
* Rare publication
* Women's suffrage
Their motto in the masthead: "Equality Before The Law". This was the country's leading women's suffrage publication having begun in Beatrice, Nebraska, before moving to Washington, D.C. Published by Clara Bewick Colby, a women's rights activist & suffragist leader, she... See More
October 22, 1886
THE MEDIUM AND DAYBREAK, London, Oct. 22, 1886
* Ghosts - mediums - spectre - apparition - spooks
A fascinating & unusual newspaper subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the History, Phenomena, Philosophy & Teachings of Spiritualism" as noted in the masthead.
The great illustration in the masthead themes on this topic--very displayable as such. Among the articles a... See More
May 29, 1886
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 29, 1886
* Very early telephone experiments
The front page has a nice print showing "Early Telephones" from before Alexander Graham Bell's invention, with each of the 6 models labeled by date, name, and inventor. Also a nice ftpg. article titled: "Early Telephones".
Other articles are: "Badia's Improved Life Preserver... See More
September 13, 1906
LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 13, 1906 The full ftpg. is a print of "The Democratic Leader's Notable Welcome in New York..." showing William Jennings Bryan at Madison Square Garden. A related photos inside.
Another full page is taken up with: "Primary Training School of the American Navy" at Newport. Then a fullpg. of photos of gold miners in the Klondike.
Co... See More
September 9, 1865
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 9, 1865 Among the prints within are: "A Peach Orchard at Cranberry, New Jersey" " with 3 other related prints. "Trout Fishing in the Mountain Streams of Pennsylvania" with an article. "Old St. John's Gate, Quebec, Canada".
The feature is a foldout centerfold of: "Trinity Bay & Heart's Content... See More
July 26, 1978
DAILY NEWS, New York, July 26, 1978
* Very 1st test tube baby born
* in vitro fertilization
* Louise Joy Brown
Noting a significant achievement in science, the top half of the ftpg. announces: "1st TEST TUBE BABY IS BORN" "It's a Girl; Condition 'Excellent' ". The article is on page 3.
Also sharing the ftpg. is a photo of Pete Rose in more honorable days, ... See More
March 26, 1979
DAILY NEWS, New York, March 26, 1979
* Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty signing (day of)
* Anwar El Sadat & Menachem Begin
The ftpg. is dominated by a huge: "PEACE - Israel, Egypt Signing Due Today" with a photo of Egypt's President Sadat and Prime Minister Begin of Israel.
Pages 2 & 3 have a banner head: "What's That Funny Feeling? It's Peace!" with... See More
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