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SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, August 21, 1867 Page 1 provides considerable details concerning the Methodist Camp Meeting at Martha's Vineyard, known as Wesleyan Grove (or Wesleyan Camp Grove). Another article tells of a similar Camp Meeting in Hatfield. Although many of the gingerbread cottages remain, and a summer camp meeting schedule continues into the present, the popularity... See More
"Extract of a Letter from S. Carolina" which talks of military events in the New Orleans vicinity (see photos), which ends with: "...the other French party is also cu... See More
The article, datelined "Philadelphia, Oct. 19, 1752", begins by mentioning the reports about kite experiments, especially... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1786 Two pages are taken up with: "The Internal State of America, being a True Description of the Interest & Policy of that Vast Continent, by His Excellency Dr. Benj. Franklin, President of the State of Pennsylvania."
Both plates called for are present, one being a nice foldout map titled: "Chart of the Course of the Don and th... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1789 Among the articles are: "Columbus's Discovery of America Questioned", description of Kilmey Bay in Ireland which includes a very nice full page plate of it. Also a chart showing the: "Pedigree of Sir Isaac Newton", "Reflections on the Laws Concerning Suicide" "Review of the Proceedings in the Council ... See More
LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 15, 2008
* Lehman Brothers file for bankruptcy
* Wall Street scramples
The front page has: "Wall St. scrambles as banks teeter," with subhead: "Lehman will file for bankruptcy and BofA will take over Merrill. The Fed eases emergency lending terms," followed by considerable text. Inside has: "Wall Street faces a 'watershed day'.&q... See More
LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 16, 2008
* Lehman Brothers files for bankruptcy
* Wall Street is in a panic
The front page has: "Wall Street braces for more,' with subhead: "Worries over Lehman's fallout and AIG's fate pervade market." Another article has, "How BofA became industry behemoth," speaking of Bank of America. Considerable supporting text for the... See More
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1789 Among the articles are: "Extract from a Sermon at Bristol on the Slave Trade" "Description of a Tour Through the West of England" and so much more. But the best content is news headed: "America" which reports from Philadelphia: "...his Excellency George Washington, the President Elect of the United States, arrive... See More
This is followed by an article headed: "America" which includes a portion of President Ge... See More
LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 28, 2008
* Paul Newman's death report... in a Hollywood area newspaper
* $700-billion Wall Street bailout reached (tentative agreement)
The front page has: "Paul Newman, 1925 - 2008", followed by: "A leading man of film and philanthropy," which tell of the death of the beloved actor Paul Newman. Two photos are included. Additional photos ... See More
THE GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1804 The first column of a page is headed: “AMERICA & THE WEST INDIES” reporting: “By the New York papers, we learn, that the Coroner’s Inquest, held on the late Gen. Hamilton, have brought in a verdict of ‘Willful murder against A’ Burr, esq. Vice President of the United States... It is also sta... See More
Complete in 50+ pages, ... See More
NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, June 3, 1858
* The African slave trade
* P.T. Barnum's letter to the editor
The front page has an article headed: "The Slave-Trade And The American Flag". See image for text. Page four has an interesting letter to the editor entitled: "The Mammoth Opera Scheme", signed in type by P.T. Barnum.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 24, 1933
* Third Reich is complete
* National Socialist Party
* Nazis control Germany
Page 5 has one column headings: "THIRD GERMAN REICH FULLY ESTABLISHED" "Nazi Domination is Complete, With the Whole Former System Swept Away" "Propaganda Omnipotent" "Peril To Peace Is Seen" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertise... See More
SUNDAY TIMES, September 28, 1851 In addition to the phenomenal masthead, page 3 has an ad for "Barnum's American Museum". Another ad is for a performance by Catherine Hayes at Tripler Hall, on her maiden tour of the United States. Later, in 1852 and 1853, she would be sponsored by P.T. Barnum. The Daily Express, London, has said: "Hayes was the 'Madonna' of her day... See More
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, September 27, 1851 The front page has a small ad for "Barnum's American Museum". Another ad is for a performance by Catherine Hayes, on her maiden tour of the United States. Later, in 1852 and 1853, she would be sponsored by P.T. Barnum. The Daily Express, London, has said: "Hayes was the 'Madonna' of her day; she was the 19th-century operat... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, August 5, 1934
* Adolph Hitler becomes Führer of Germany
* Europe braces itself for possible war
The front page of this section has a banner headline: "AFTER HINDENBURG: HITLER'S SUPREME TEST" with subhead and 3 related photos. 1934 was a very tumultuous time in Germany with the recent appointment of Adolph Hitler as Führer. T... See More
THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, Jan. 29, 1853 The cover has: "Arthur Spring - The Philadelphia Murderer", with related text regarding the murder which contains considerable discussion regarding capital punishment. Inside has content with related images of: "The Baltimore Shot Works", "The Baltimore Lottery", "Accident on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad"... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 2, 1934
* The Harvard Lampoon stolen
* Undergraduate humor publication
* Yale's response for "Handsome Dan"
The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Whole Issue of Lampoon 'Stolen'; Harvard Editors Suspect Yale" with subhead. (see) Was this in revenge for the kidnapping of "Handsome Dan", Yale's bulldog ... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 4, 1930
* Notre Dame Stadium opening
* 1st ever game (day of) - Fighting Irish
* NCAA College football - "Touchdown Jesus" fame
The sport's section (page 17) has a one column heading: "ROCKNE PUTS HIS NEW TEAM TO HARD TEST" with subheads and small photo of Knute Rockne.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1929
* Aviator James H. Doolittle
* 1st blind airplane flight
* Prelude to the great crash ?
The front page has one column headings that include: "'BLIND' PLANE FLIES 15 MILES AND LANDS; FOG PERIL OVERCOME" "Doolittle In Successful Test Takes Off and Alights Without View of Ground" "Instruments Only Guide" and more. (s... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 6, 1669
* Earliest of English language newspapers to be had
This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2... See More
THE INDIANAPOLIS SENTINEL, September 14, 1875
* P.T. Phineas Barnum ad
Page 7 has a nice & somewhat large illustrated advertisement for: "The Only Hippodrome in America Any Ten Shows On This Continent! "P.T. BARNUM'S Great Roman Hippodrome" with further details. The ad includes a large illustration of P. T. Barnum (see).
Eight pages, archival strengthening at th... See More
LYNCHBURG VIRGINIAN, Jan. 28, 1847
* A few slave advertisements
Page 3 has three slavery advertisements including: "Cash for Negroes" "Cash for 200 Negroes". (see) News of the day with several other interesting advertisements.
Four pages, a few tiny margin tears, nice condition.
ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Feb. 5, 1853 The prime content in this issue is the quarter page print captioned: "Miner Of California Prospecting," which is a rare print of the California gold rush. There is related text as well. The front page has an illustration of: "Almeda De Paule, Havana". A halfpg. inside has a view of: "Montpelier, Vermont." and another half... See More
THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, Jan. 29, 1853 See the photo for a fascinating article and illustration, captioned: "The Misses Fox--The Original Rappers" with the article headed: "The Rappers". Are they the orignators of Rap music(??!!) An interesting and curious item. Other prints within this original 16 page issue include "Cock Fighting in Havana" & "L... See More
THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Dec. 13, 1917
* Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby
* Battle of Jerusalem ends with capture
* Ottoman Empire defeated
The front page has a one column heading: "HE GOES ON FOOT INTO JERUSALEM" with subhead. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete with 18 pages, light toning, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally good.... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Sept. 27 & 28, 1933.
* George Machine Gun Kelly
* Captured in Memphis Tennessee
The front page of the 27th has a one column heading: "MACHINE GUN KELLY CAUGHT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the capture of George 'Machine Gun' Kelly. You also get the Sept. 28th issue which has a follow up report with one column heading: "RANSOM MON... See More
SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, November 3, 1848 A pg. 3 notice headed "Gen. Tom Thumb" gives details about the appearance of the " Man in Miniature" at the Boston Museum. Other news of the day including slavery related content is present as well.
Archival mends to two minor tears at the spine, a small piece missing in the blank outer margins, occasional foxing to unrelate... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1945
* Adolph Hitler & Eva Braun married
* Is he still alive in Europe ?
* Post-World War II - WWII
An interesting two column headline near the bottom of the front page: "Zhukoff Says Hitler Wed Actress In Berlin, May Be Alive in Europe". The article begins: "Adolf Hitler married two days before Berlin's fall and the lovers may have esc... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 8, 1929
* Wineville Chicken Coop murders
* Christine and Walter Collins
* Gordon Stewart Northcott guilty (1st report)
* Hollywood movie 'Changeling'
The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Northcott Convicted of Slaying Three Boys; His Last Dramatic Plea Fails to Move Jury" (see) Coverage on the Win... See More
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, May 12, 1937
* re. Hindenburg rigid airship disaster
* Pride of Nazi Germany
* Tribute to the dead
The front page has a one column heading: "FINAL AMERICAN TRIBUTE PAID TO GERMAN DEAD IN AIRSHIP INFERNO" with subheads. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally in goo... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 1, 1934
* Outlaw John Dillinger now in Chicago IL
* The city where he would be killed
* Post Little Bohemia Lodge shootout
The front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER HUNT NOW IN CHICAGO" with subhead and photo of Dillinger as a young boy. (see)
Complete with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally n... See More
THE WEEKLY CHRONOTYPE, Boston, August 27, 1846
* Uncommon title
See the great, early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead. An interesting array of news tidbits of the day.
Four pages, nice condition. This is the vol. 1 number 14 issue of a title which lasted about 4 years.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 12, 1927.
* Aviator Charles Lindbergh
* Transatlantic flight welcome home
The front page has a nice three line banner headline: "NATION PAYS ITS HOMAGE TO LINDBERGH; ACCLAIMED BY 300,000 IN TRIUMPHAL RIDE; PRESIDENT PINS CROSS ON YOUNG AIR HERO" with many subheads and related photo. Much more on the inside pages with several photos. Nice to h
DAILY BREEZE, Los Angeles, February 28, 1991
* War in Iraq ends
* Desert Storm is over
The nice banner headline proclaims: "VICTORY" with caption, subheads and related photo. This newspaper announces the end of the war on Iraq with successful attempt to drive them from conquered Kuwait.
Complete 1sr section only with 14 pages, nice condition.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1927
* Aviator Charles Lindbergh
* Atlantic Ocean flight success
* Triumphal visits in France
The top of the front page has a four column headline: "FRENCH DEPUTIES ACCLAIM LINDBERGH AS MOST AUDACIOUS HERO OF CENTURY; 'PROPHET OF A NEW ERA,' SAYS BLEROIT" with many subheads and related photo. Loads of text continues on the following pages with ... See More
THE BOSTON POST, November 14, 1944
* German Battleship Tirpitz sunk
* British Royal Navy and Air Force
* World War II - WWII
The front page has a one column heading: "SINKING OF THE TIRPITZ BIG NAZI LOSS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the sinking of the German battleship Tirpitz, sister ship of the late battleship Bismarck and pride of the current German Navy.
Ot... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1944.
* Adolph Hitler escapes assassination plot
* Operation Valkyrie - Loyal aides stay put
The top of the front page has a six column headline: "HITLER APPEALS TO ARMY TO STAY LOYAL" with subheads and related photo. (see) Lengthy text.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 38 pages, this is the... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1940
* Walt Disney's "Fantasia" is reviewed upon its premiere
Page 28 contains a quite lengthy review of the new animated feature-length movie produced by Walt Disney, titled "Fantasia". The review is headed: "Walt Disney's 'Fantasia' an Exciting New Departure in Film Entertainment, Opened Last Night at the Broadway&... See More