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June 7, 1794
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 7, 1794 Page 2 has a message to Congress, signed in type: Go. Washington, and also a report noting in part: "...a gentleman immediately from New Orleans who descended the rivers Ohio and Mississippi...that a body of General Clark's party...collected at the mouth of Cumberland River...their intentions were...to proceed to Louisiana for the purpose of ... See More
August 24, 1807
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 24, 1807
* Lewis and Clark expedition - Pacific
The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is fol... See More
October 2, 1807
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1807
* Lewis and Clark expedition
Page 3 has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another d... See More
August 14, 1909
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 14, 1909 The prime content within this issue is the page 7 and 8 article with prints: "How the Wrights Made Good - The Story Of Their Successful Flight With A Passenger At Fort Myer, Virginia, Which Fulfilled The Government Test And Provided The Practical Value of The Aeroplane" (see). Of additional significance is the article (with prints) regar... See More
December 7, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 7, 1912
This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "A Snap-Shot From the Balkans."
In this issue there is an illustration called "The Woes of a President-Elect" by C. J. Budd. There are photos of "The War in the Near East" and a photo of "A Battle Photograph fr... See More
April 23, 1910
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 23, 1910
The front page of this issue has an illustration of "'Cowboys of the Air.' "
In this issue, there is an illustration of "The Speaker of the Lower House--As He Hopes it Will Be." by H. T. Webster. This drawing then has "With Apologies to A. Canoiani, the Italian Sculptor, Whose Statue, "Dante in Hell," wa... See More
January 29, 1910
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 29, 1910
The front page of this issue has an illustration of "The Patchwork Quilt" by Sarah K. Smith.
There is an article of "Mr. Morgan's Latest Gift to Art" which is followed by a photo of Mr. Morgan, labeled "Mr. Morgan Gives Hartford an Art Gallery." There is a photo spread of "Chicago's Annual Art Exh... See More
July 3, 1909
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1909 There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "A Notable Dramatic Event--The Maid of Orleans...Miss Maude Adams in the role of Joan of Arc."
This issue has a photo spread of "Two Prophets Not Without Honor"; "The Winning Car in Indiana's Automobile Road Race"; "The No... See More
December 15, 1906
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 15, 1906 This issue is in two parts. Part 1 includes a front page illustration,"'Merry Christmas'" by W. B. King. There are many illustrations stories and poems including "The Night-Watchman's Christmas Eve" by Edwin B. Child; "The Sudden-Wealths Hold a Christmas-Morning Shooting-party at Castle Billions&quo... See More
November 24, 1906
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 24, 1906
November 15, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 15, 1902 Colored front cover. Frontpage photo: "Americans of To-Morrow, J. Pierpont Morgan, Jr.", "The Beginnings of the St. Louis World;s Fair", "The West's Painter-Laureate", fullpage illustration "Dead Sure - A Bad Man to Stop", "St. Pierre, Miquelon, Destroyed by Fire" with photos, "Newfoun... See More
July 6, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1901 The Sad Story of Philadelphia; The Disaster in West Virginia; doublepage centerfold "Trout-Fishing in the North Woods" by Frost; The Woman's National Tennis Championship at Philadelphia; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
April 13, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 13, 1901 Two pages of photos of the construction of the Underground Railroad in New York; Still-Hunting; The Cuban Situation; doublepage centerfold "A Return to First Principles" by Ransome; The Opera Season; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
January 1, 1881
WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT, Pomeroy, Columbia County, Washington Territory, 1881 A volume one issue from this small town in Southeastern Washington, published 8 years before statehood.
It has a population of about 1500 today, and has an interesting history as noted in Wikipedia: "The Nez Perce trail existed in the area before history was recorded, and the first written record of Ca... See More
August 24, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 24, 1861 Half of front page shows: "Presentation of Prince Napoleon by Secretary Seward to the President", which shows Abraham Lincoln. Other prints within include a full page: "General McClellan & His Staff" & fullpg: "Splendid Charge of U.S. Cavalry at the Battle of Dug Spring, Missouri" & "Scenes in the Bro... See More
September 10, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1864 The front page has a print of: "The Most Rev. John McCloskey, D.D., Archbishop of New York" with an article on him as well. Inside has a full page: "Isometric View of General Grant's Virginia Campaign" as well as: "Farragut's Victory in Mobile Bay--The Capture of the Rebel am 'Tennessee' ".
Other... See More
October 1, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1864 The front page shows: "General Warren Extending & Fortifying His Lines Across the Weldon Railroad". Inside has a full page: "The Halt" by Thomas Nast; a full page: "General Sherman's Victory--Rebel Prisoners Being conducted to Atlanta From Jonesborough"; a half pg: "Destruction of Cars by General Hood P... See More
October 22, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1864 The full front page is a print of: "Major-General Butler After the Battle of September 25, 1864". Inside has four full page Civil War prints captioned: "Grant's Campaign--The Battle at Chapin's Farm" & "...The Rebel Assault & Attempt to Recapture Fort Harrison" & "...Charge of the Fifth Cor... See More
March 25, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1865 The front page has a portrait of: "Hon. Hugh McCullough, Secretary of the Treasury". Prints inside include: "The Triumph in New York--Glimpses of the Grand Procession" which includes 5 prints; "Hon. James Harlan, Secretary of the Interior" "Fort Morgan in Mobile Bay" "General Schofield's Headquarte... See More
July 12, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 12, 1873 Comical full ftpg: 'Looking into the Lawn Globe and What They Saw There'. Halfpg: 'Washington's Head-Quarters at Newburgh, New York'. Halfpg: 'Underground Life in New York - Health Officers Clearing Out a 'Dive' '. The doublepage centerfold 'The Trial of the Tichborne Claimant - General View of the Court Dur... See More
November 22, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 22, 1873 The front page has portrait of "The Right Hon. John Bright, M.P." which spans 2/3 of a page. Additionally, a full page illustration pertaining to "Annexed to New York-Scenes in Westchester County." can be found.
Three 1/6 page portraits of "The Hon. Abraham R. Lawrence, The Hon. Claudius L. Monell, and The Hon. Gilber... See More
April 11, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 11, 1885 Front full pg. illus. of "General Grant - Out for an Afternoon's Drive in the Park." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Night Scene in front of General Grant's House, No. 3 East Sixty-Sixth Street, New York" and "The Senate Staircase in the Capitol, At Albany."
Doublepage centerfold by Nast of "Our Ulys... See More
May 3, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 3, 1890 The standard portion of this issue (the first 8 images) has some nice prints which include a full ftpg: "Working A Hotchkiss Gun", a nice full page: "Tarpon Fishing", another fullpg. view of: "La Salle Street, Chicago..." "Clinton Hall, Astor Place, New York. The doublepage centerfold is: "Antony Van Corlear, ... See More
June 16, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 16, 1894 Full pg. with 6 photos: 'The Whittier State School, Los Angeles'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'On The Floor of the New York Stock Exchange' shows many of the key 'players' as well.
Complete issue.... See More
March 23, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1895 Full ftpg. shows scenes on board a naval ship. Halfpg: A Trolley Ambulance Car'.
Doublepage centerfold with 7 photos of the 'Lenox & Astor Libraries'. Several scenes in Tuxedo, N.Y.
Complete issue.... See More
June 29, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 29, 1895 Full front pg. illus. of "A Sleeping Car on the Paris-Lyons-Mediterranean Railway." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The Big Bicycle Parade in Brooklyn, New York."
Full pg. illus. of "The Opening of the Harlem River Ship-Canal, June 17th - Naval Procession About to Enter the Canal." Full pg. Nast illus. of "In... See More
July 31, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897 The full front page is an illus: "I Felt Her Seize My Hand and Shake It." which shows a woman greeting a man with a golf club, with caddies & others in the background. This print accompanies a story inside titled: "Colonel Bogie, A Golf Story" where also is found a print of a woman about to hit a golf ball off a tee, with m... See More
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