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December 14, 1942
THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 14, 1942
* Washington Redskins win NFL title
* NFL football championship
* Chicago Bears upset
This 32 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 18: "Washington Beats Chicago Bears in Amazing Upset" with subheads that include: "REDSKINS GET REVENGE FOR 73-0 TRIMMING." Additional details are provided, which incl... See More
February 14, 1950
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 14, 1950
* Albert Einstein
* Unified Field Theory
This 44 page newspaper has a two column headline near the bottom of the front page: "Einstein's New Unified Field Theory Soon to be Published".
Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.
wikipedia notes: In physi... See More
August 26, 1943
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, August 26, 1943
* Discovery of Penicillin - making progress
* World War II - Roosevelt warns Hitler & more
The top of page 25 has a two column heading: "Penicillin a 'Most Potent Weapon,' Reports National Research Council" See photos for coverage on the new drug, penicillin.
Other news, sports and advertisements of ... See More
May 22, 1927
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 22, 1927
* 1st report on Lindbergh's famous flight
* He lands in Paris, France
As uneventful as it seems today, Charles Lindbergh's solo flight across the Atlantic in 1927 made him the sensation of the decade. Newspapers around the world heralded his accomplishment and in France, where he landed, he was lauded as a hero. Th... See More
April 23, 1938
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 23, 1938
* Red Jacket Coal Company mine explosion
* Keen Mountain - Grundy Virginia VA
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "22 Bodies Taken Out Of Mine" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Red Jacket Coal company mine explosion on Keen Mountain near Grundy, Virginia.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the ... See More
March 9, 1861
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 9, 1861.
* Abraham Lincoln the new President of the United States
* Several responses to his Inaugural Address
* Gold mining at Pike's Peak
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines inside that include: "The Border States" "Diplomatic Visit To Mrs. Lincoln" "Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural in New Orleans" "Effect Of The ... See More
September 27, 1933
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Sept. 27, 1933.
* George Machine Gun Kelly
* Captured in Memphis Tennessee
The front page has a two column heading: "'Machine Gun' Kelly, Wife Deny Guilt in Hearing Held Under Strong Guard" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the capture of George 'Machine Gun' Kelly.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Compl... See More
July 15, 1942
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, July 15, 1942
* Battle of Midway
* Official U.S. Navy report
* World War II - WWII
The front page has a one column heading: "20 JAP VESSELS, 275 PLANES SET AS MIDWAY TOLL" with subhead. (see) This was the official report from the United States Navy on the famed battle. The battle was actually fought over a month earlier, but the details were just ... See More
November 12, 1935
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, November 12, 1935
* Explorer II high-altitude balloon record flight
* Albert W. Stephens & Orvil A. Anderson
* Stratosphere - Stratobowl in South Dakota
* 1st humans to witness the curvature of Earth
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AERONAUTS REACH 14-MILE ALTITUDE IN STRATPSPHERE" with subheads. (see)
Other news, sports ... See More
October 26, 1958
THE AMERICAN WEEKLY (magazine), from The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, October 26, 1958
* A great Halloween cover
* Ellery Queen begins a new crime series...
Featured on the cover is: "TRICK OR TREAT," which is a playful color cover showing trick-or-treaters "hiding" behind a pick porch railing holding the leash of their dog with a bag ready to receive candy as if the dog... See More
October 26, 1958
THIS WEEK MAGAZINE, The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, October 26, 1958
* J. Edgar Hoover... Counterattack On Juvenile Delinquency...
* Alfred Hitchcock
Featured on the cover is: "A Program For A Better America!," by J. Edgar Hoover, which includes, on inside pages, his strategy for pushing back against rampant juvenile delinquency. Also included within is: "Hitchcock In The Li... See More
Item #652448THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, November, 1793 Although there is a wide range of interesting articles in the body of this issue, certainly the most significant is one of the more inconspicuous, being the announcement of the death of John Hancock. Perhaps it is not unexpected that the death of this notable person, who had been such a thorn in the side of England during the years ... See More
January 14, 1843
NILES'S NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 14, 1843
The back page has the noteworthy but small report under the "death" reports noting: "Francis Key, esq. late U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, died suddenly whilst on a visit to his son-in-law, Mr. Howard, of Baltimore on the 12th instant. He was a man of a very high order of talent...He was author of the deserv... See More
June 8, 1941
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, June 8, 1941
* Whirlaway - horse racing
* Belmont Stakes win (last of 3 wins)
* Triple crown winner
The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a six column heading: "'Whirly' Wins at Belmont, Completes 'Triple'" with subheads. (see) This was the 3rd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for the triple crown.
Complete ... See More
January 11, 1889
THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 11, 1889
* Reading, Pennsylvania
* Grimshaw Silk Mill tornado disaster
The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "THE GREAT STORM" "The Full Extent of the Disaster Becoming Apparent" "From Forty to Fifty Lives Lost in the Wreck at Reading" and more. (see)
Complete in 8 pages, light toning and minor... See More
May 20, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865 The front page has an article: "The Assassination" and another "President Lincoln's Funeral" and also includes illustrations of: "Ruins of Garrett's Barn...Where Booth Was Shot: and "Garrett's House, Where Booth Died" and: "Harold's House, Near the Washington Navy-Yard".
Inside has a ful... See More
September 27, 1861
THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, September 27, 1861 Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orl... See More
July 21, 1862
RICHMOND WHIG, Richmond, Virginia, July 21, 1862 A newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The prime content on the ftpg. would be: "Brute Butler's Explanation of His Infamous Order", which was his order #28 given two months earlier, referring to the women of New Orleans as "women of the town, plying their avocation...". Butler took considerable criticism for t... See More
April 28, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1862 A terrific issue on the strategic capture of New Orleans by the Union forces, thus giving the northern troops control of the Mississippi River.
The ftpg. has a very large map of the vicinity headed: "CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS" "Brilliant Achievement of the Union Military &U Naval Forces". Among the first column heads are: "NEW ORLEAN... See More
February 4, 1862
THE DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, February 4, 1862 Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans... See More
August 9, 1861
DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern North Carolina, Aug. 9, 1861 An uncommon Confederate title with a one column masthead (not uncommon in the Confederacy). Among the ftpg. items are: "Breckinridge's Defenders--He Thinks Lincoln Honest Etc." "Soldier Shot" "The War For Independence--Spirit and Progress of the Revolution" "The Feeling in East Tennessee" "... See More
September 3, 1849
NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, Sept. 3, 1849 The top of the front page has a nice travelogue-style article in a "Letter from Col. Clairborne concerning a portion of Louisiana. Also a: "Letter from Capt. Bender" which is interesting (see). "The Saratoga of Mississippi--A Real Watering Place--Customs of the Place--Enterprising Mules..." written from Mississippi Springs.&nbs... See More
April 30, 1862
THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 30, 1862.
* Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana
* Mississippi River naval engagement
* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS" "Desperate Naval Engagement on the Mississippi... See More
February 4, 1861
NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1861 The front page has much on the troubles leading to the Civil War including: "Rumored Attack by South Carolina Troops" "Seizure of the Mint & Custom House at New Orleans" and more. Page 5 has half a column on: "From Mr. Lincoln's Home" "Hospitalities Tendered--Cabinet Speculations--The Illinois Legislature & the Peace... See More
December 27, 1933
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1933
* Norman Thibodeaux - Negro
* Lynching mob escape ?
The top of the back page has a one column heading: "MOB VICTIM TELLS OF BEING 'LYNCHED'" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Norman Thibodeaux, 19 year old Negro, claiming he escaped a lynch mob in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the d... See More
October 3, 1947
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, October 3, 1947
* The smuggling of Jewish refugees to Palestine
* Helped set the stage for Jewish Statehood
The front page of this issue speaks of the capture of the Northland and the Paducah - two ships attempting to smuggle Jewish refugees into Palestine. The international attention these events generated, along with the accounts of similar ships of refuge... See More
April 13, 1953
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 13, 1953
* Ben Hogan wins Masters Tournament
* Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia
The sport's section (page 25) has a six column headline: "Ben Hogan Breaks Record to Triumph in Masters Tournament" with subheads, related photo and scores. First report coverage on Ben Hogan winning the 1953 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia.
O... See More
December 5, 1818
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 5, 1818 Inside has nearly two pages concerning the Indian troubles in Georgia and the thoughts of Andrew Jackson on the situation. See the hyperlink for further details of the controversy, which includes text taken from one of Jackson's letters printed in this newspaper.
In the second of two "Supplement" issues is a report with a sma... See More
January 28, 1815
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 28, 1815 Articles within include: "Lexington, Kentucky" which is descriptive of it (see image); "Naval Establishment", a very lengthy: "Treasury Report" which takes over 4 pages. Also: "Events of the War" has some nice reports from New Orleans, beginning: "We are yet without definite intelligence fr... See More
August 29, 1841
THE WEEKLY CRESCENT CITY, New Orleans, Aug. 29, 1841 One of our earliest offerings from New Orleans. Among various articles are: "Louisiana" "The Gaines' Case" "The Long Tongue" "The St. Louis Murder" and so much more.
Four pages, bit irregular at the spine & a bit close-trimmed at the bottom of pgs. 2, 3 & backpage. Lite dampstaining.... See More
April 29, 1815
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 29, 1815 (with supplement) Inside has much under the heading: "New Orleans" which begins: "General Orders. The commanding general, with the most lively emotions of joy & of gratitude to heaven, announces to the troops under his command that a treaty of peace between the United States and Great Britain was ratified and exchanged ... See More
March 4, 1815
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 4, 1815 The issue begins with a great editorial concerning the end of the War of 1812, beginning: "The last six months is the proudest period in the history of the republic. The review presents us with a galaxy of glorious war deeds, terminating in an honorable peace, happily signed in the very arms of victory..." with much more, taking ... See More
November 19, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 19, 1814 An inside page contain an article datelined from New Orleans headed: "Pirates of Barataria" which has rare, period mention of Jean LaFitte, the Caribbean pirate, portions of which include: "...great satisfaction in reporting to you that the contemplated expedition against the pirates, so long & strongly established among... See More
July 2, 1803
WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, July 2, 1803
* Louisiana Purchase confirmation w/ France
Page 3 has a notable report which includes: "Mr. King informs us that Louisiana, including New Orleans, is absolutely ceded to the United States by France. What are the boundaries of the territory ceded and what the conditions of purchase, is not precisely known..." with some further detail (see... See More
Napoleon escapes from Elba & returns to lead France... British account of the Battle of New Orleans...
May 13, 1815
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 13, 1815 Beginning at the bottom of the front page & taking all of pages 2, 3 & 4 are the British reports of the Battle of New Orleans and the after-effects, including two lengthy letters each signed by John Lambert, one of the British generals. Included at the end is more than half of page of the: "Names of officers killed, wounded &am... See More
December 7, 1938
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, December 7, 1938
* Post Crystal Night (Kristallnacht)
* Persecution of Jews continues
* Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR
The front page has a nice banner headline: "GERMAN JEWS APPEAL TO ROOSEVELT FOR AID" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the ongoing persecution of Jews shortly after Kristallnacht (night of broken glass).
Other news, sports and ... See More
April 23, 1853
ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, April 23, 1853 Large front page illustration: "Bull & Bear Fight, New Orleans", plus a related report. Inside page has two small illus: "Girard Bank" and "Girard College, Philadelphia", and a report: "Stephen Girard".
Full page has seven portraits: "The Cabinet Of President Pierce", including Jefferson Davis a... See More
October 22, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 22, 1814 Nearly the first 12 pages are taken up with "The Instructions" to the ambassadors to England charged with negotiating a peace to end the War of 1812. Included are 5 letters signed in type by: Jas. Monroe and one by the President: James Madison.
An article: "Pirates of Barrataria" has a New Orleans dateline and men... See More
January 12, 1864
THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 12, 1864
* A very rare Confederate title
* Publisher on the run - a Memphis newspaper printed in Atlanta
* Three General Orders and more
If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War--see the information at the bottom of this listing.
Among the ... See More
February 21, 1933
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, February 21, 1933
* 18th Amendment - prohibition end imminent
* House votes to repeal - 21st Amendment - Blaine Act
The front page has a two column headline: "House Votes 289-121 to Submit Prohibition Amendment to States" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the United States House of Representatives approving the repeal of prohibition.
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Item #649143THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1736 Near the back is a section headed: "Historical Chronicle" with news from England & other parts of Europe. One of the items here is headed:
"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
March 19, 1943
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, March 19, 1943
* General George S. Patton promoted
* Takes control in North Africa campaign
* World War II - WWII
The top of the front page has a four column: "U. S. FORCES PUSH 12 MILES BEYOND RECAPTURED GAFSA" with subhead and related map. (see) First report coverage on General George S. Patton taking control in the campaign in North Africa.
Ot... See More
April 24, 1862
CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 24, 1862 This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline (see). The ftpg. includes: "From New Orleans--Glad Tidings from Fort Jackson--Seven Days' Bombardment--The Men Hopeful and In Good Spirits" "The Bombardment of Fort Jackson Continued--Our Troops Cheerful and... See More
April 19, 1861
NEW ORLEANS DAILY CRESCENT, Louisiana, April 19, 1861 Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city which surrendered without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orl... See More
April 6, 1861
THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 6, 1861 Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy, exporting cotton & tobacco in exchange fo... See More
March 31, 1863
NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1863 The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "THE NAVAL BATTLE AT PORT HUDSON. Plan of Admiral Farragut's Gallant Attack on the Rebel Batteries." First column heads include: "Important From New Orleans' "Details of the Movement Against Port Hudson" "Admiral Farragut Passes the Forts with Hartford & the Albatross... See More
January 2, 1934
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 2, 1934
* Rose Bowl upset - NCAA college football
* Columbia University vs. Stanford Cardinals
* Biggest achievement in Columbia football history
The sport's section (page 13) has a banner headline: "Columbia Turns in Great Upset by Beating Stanford 7-0 in Rose Bowl" with subheads and lineups. (see)
Other news, sports and advertiseme... See More
January 13, 1941
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 13, 1941
* James Joyce death (1st report)
* Irish novelist and poet
* "Ulysses" fame
The front page has a one column heading: "NOVELIST JOYCE DIES FOLLOWING SWISS OPERATION'" with subhead. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light inked in red letters is the word "Redeemed"... See More
November 6, 1886
COLORADO GRAPHIC, Denver, Nov. 6, 1886
* Rare Old West title
True to its name, this issue has various illustrations on 7 of its 8 pages, all with different themes and of people and places. Included are prints of: "A Curious Old Town" being New Orleans; a print of: "Mrs. Lucy Parsons" and an article on her headed: "The Woman Anarchist" with the text taking ... See More
October 1, 1849
NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, Oct. 1, 1849 The top of the front page has a: "Portrait of Juan Garcia, alias Rey, Whom the Spanish Consul in this City, and Others, Stand Charged with Abducting". Included is a lengthy: "Biographical Sketch of Juan Francisco Garcia, Alias Rey".
Eight pages, very nice condition.
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