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May 16, 1874
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 16, 1874
* Early Women's suffrage meeting
* Susan B. Anthony
Page 5 has an article headed: "WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE" "Last Day Of The Convention" "...Miss Anthony's Plea For The Cause" Text takes up a full column.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More
February 10, 1875
(2) NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 10 and March 30 1875
* Virginia Minor Supreme Court case
* Women's suffrage
A pair of issues, with the Feb. 10 issue having on page 8 an article headed: "Woman Suffrage" "The Question in the Supreme Court of the United States - The Case of Mrs. Minor Against a Register of Voters in Missouri". The report gives some specifics on the case ... See More
January 11, 1918
THE COMMERICIAL APPEAL, Memphis, January 11, 1918
* Women's suffrage makes important stride
* House of Representatives approves
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SUFFRAGE BILL IS PASSED BY THE HOUSE" with subheads.
Fourteen pages, toning and some wear at the margins, loose at the spine, should be handled with care.
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May 28, 1933
THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, May 28, 1933
* Maud Younger - suffragist - feminist
* Senate meeting re. Women's equal rights
The front page of this section has a one column heading: "WOMEN DISAGREE ON 'EQUAL RIGHTS'" with subheads. (see)
Complete section 2 only with all 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition.... See More
May 15, 1860
NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1860 Several nice reports including: "The Captured Slaver Wildfire" "Further Particulars--Names of the Crew and What the Cargo Consisted of...". This was a noted slave ship made more famous by the print of it in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly.
Also reports from the Republican National Convention: "The Presidency" "Th... See More
July 30, 1862
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 14, 1865 From shortly after the end of the Civil War, some of the headlines include: "From The South" "The Eastern Press" "The Prices of Negro Labor Fixed in Virginia" "Emphatic Repudiation of Negro Suffrage in Tennessee" "The Conspiracy Trials" "Trial of Prisoners in Hand Cuffs" "Treatment of J... See More
July 3, 1880
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 3, 1880
* Early Socialism in the United States
Perhaps the most notable feature is small illustration found on page 312: "THE FACTORS OF THE GREENBACK - LABOR - SOCIALIST - WOMAN - SUFFRAGE PARTY!" The cover has: "OHIO.--AFTER THE CONVENTION--POPULAR RECEPTIONS TO GENERAL GARFIELD AT CLEVELAND," which has related text a... See More
July 3, 1919
THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 3, 1919
* Ann Howard Shaw death (1st report)
* Women's suffrage & temperance leader
* Female Methodist minister
The front page has a one column heading: "DR. ANNA SHAW, SUFFRAGIST, DIES" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Nice front page headline on the Polish-Soviet... See More
June 16, 1900
THE WOMAN'S TRIBUNE, Washington, D.C., June 16, 1900
* Rare title
* 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 (see the web for more), a women's rights activist & suff... See More
July 21, 1865
THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 21, 1865
* Rare anti-slavery title by William Lloyd Garrison
* End of 54th Massachusetts Infantry regiment
* African American - colored troops
This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated (see).
T... See More
June 2, 1900
THE WOMAN'S TRIBUNE, Washington, D.C., June 2, 1900
* Rare title
* 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
November 21, 1840
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 21, 1840
* The new coin (Gobrecht Dollar?)
* Mormon conference
* Much on the abolition of slavery
This issue contains coverage on the recent Presidential Election between Harrison and Van Buren, still awaiting all the votes to be received. Inside is a portion of the lengthy "Speech of W. C. Johnson, of MD. on the Subject of t... See More
April 29, 1865
THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, April 29, 1865
* re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination - death
* Bizarre Southern desire for his death prior
Certainly the most notable content is on page 4 with column heads: "The President's Remains" "A Proclamation" signed in type by President Andrew Johnson calling for a day of respect for Abraham Lincoln; "Southern vi... See More
June 14, 1928
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 14, 1928
* Emmeline Pankhurst death (1st report)
* British political activist & suffragette
* Women's suffrage leader - right to vote
The front page has a one column heading: "Noted Leader of Suffrage Fight Is Dead" (see). First report coverage on the death of Emmeline Pankhurst, British leader on Women's suffrage.
Complete with all 38 pag... See More
August 20, 1920
FITCHBURG DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, August 20, 1920
* Woman's Suffrage (19th Amendment)
* about a week prior
The front page has a two line, two column heading: "RATIFICATION OF SUFFRAGE MAY BE RECONSIDERED," with the subhead: "Such is the Statement of Speaker Walker of the Lower Branch of the Tennessee Legislature." A related front page article has: &quo... See More
March 25, 1873
THE OGDEN JUNCTION, Utah, March 25, 1873
* Rare Old west title
* Utah territory
The masthead includes prints of two trains coming together, signifying the celebration at nearby Promontory Point of the joining of the East and West Coast by railroad. This issue is from 23 years before Utah statehood.
Page 2 has: "Woman Suffrage in Utah" "The Governorship of Utah" &q... See More
October 22, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1870 The front page contains "Buring of the Village of Bazeilles". Inside the issue is a full page with 3 illustrations: 'The Floods in Virginia' shows a flooded street in Richmond, and in Harper's Ferry and the Potomac at Washington DC. Full page illustrations are 'Bear Hunt in a Southern Cane Break', "Summo... See More
January 28, 1911
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York January 28, 1911 Still has the original color cover showing two boys in a winter scene. Color back cover is for Gold Medal Flour.
The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late Paul Morton." Also inside: "Suggestion for a Statue to be Placed in One of Our Public Parks or on the Peace building at the Hague." by Kemble. There is a photo ... See More
August 19, 1865
NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, Aug. 19, 1865
* Rare pro-white title
This was a racist newspaper which began before the Civil War and continued until a few years after the war. Given this, the front page illustrated item makes some sense despite its objectionable theme. The top of the ftpg. has: "NEGRO SUFFRAGE" with the article making light of a print in Harper's Weekly which ... See More
July 22, 1923
NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1923
* Historic Women's Suffrage item
* Seneca Falls, New York convention
* Woman's rights - Equal Rights Amendment
Page one has significant reporting from Seneca Falls, New York, site of the Woman's Rights convention which was celebrating the 75th anniversary of the first woman's rights convention held in 1848.
The one column headlines read:... See More
July 21, 1923
NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1923 Page eight has the significant report from Seneca Falls, New York, on the woman's Equal Rights Convention held on the 75th anniversary of the first attempt in 1848 to gain equality for women, initiated by Lucretia Mott, an early suffragist.
The one column heads include: "Women Open Fight For Equal Rights" "Council of National Party Adopts For... See More
March 10, 1877
OREGON STATE JOURNAL, Eugene City, March 10, 1877
* President Rutherford B. Hayes
* State of the Union Address
* Rare Old West title
On page 2 under Hayes Inaugural Address is the text of Rutherford B. Hayes address in which he states in part: "...at the basis of all prosperity...lies the improvement of the intellectual and moral condition of the people. Universal suffrage shoul... See More
February 7, 1914
THE NORTH SHORE REVIEW, Evanston, Illinois, Feb. 7, 1914 Printed in the masthead: "Only Newspaper In The World Edited Exclusively By Women". This is a quite rare newspaper themed on women's suffrage and other issues of concern for women. A relatively short-lived newspaper as it lasted only for 114 issues before closing. I can find nothing about this title online, the Illi... See More
September 19, 1934
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1934
* Feminist leader Ruth Hale death
* Women's rights - Woman's suffrage
* Founder of the Lucy Stone League
The top of page 19 has one column heading: "RUTH HALE IS DEAD; FEMINIST LEADER" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.
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August 31, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1928
* Mary Garrett Hay death (1st report)
* Temperance worker & suffragist leader
The top of page has a one column heading: "MARY GARRETT HAY DIES SUDDENLY" with subheads and photo. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a ... See More
January 10, 1934
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1934
* Carrie Chapman Catt honored
* American women's suffrage leader
* Octave Thanet (Alice French) death
The top of page 19 has a two column photo headed: "Noted Women's Leader Is 75 Years Old" and one column heading: "MRS. CATT HONORED ON 75TH BIRTHDAY" with subheads. (see)
The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "OC... See More
Item #636642HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, September, 1870 Within this is issue is a 5+ page article "Footprints of Charles Dickens" which begins "Charles Dickens was dead. It was hard to realize, but realized it was at last; and then there was no look or voice in London but repeated it over and over -- Charles Dickens is dead!..."
Also within the issue are articles &q... See More
November 16, 1864
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 16, 1864 On the front page are: "Death of Governor Medary" "Death of Col. Samuel Medary" and "Funeral of Governor Medary" with other items on his death on the ftpg. & inside. Medary was the publisher of this newspaper.
Actually Medary was indicted by a federal grand jury in 1864 for conspiracy against the government and was ... See More
Item #633480HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, September, 1870 Within this is issue is a 5+ page article "Footprints of Charles Dickens" which begins "Charles Dickens was dead. It was hard to realize, but realized it was at last; and then there was no look or voice in London but repeated it over and over -- Charles Dickens is dead!..."
Also within the issue are articles &q... See More
October 20, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 20, 1865 The front page has column heads: "The List of Rebel Bondholders - More Denials - Progress of the Fenian Trial" & more. The ftpg. also has an interesting article beginning: "Another fact that reads American. A Miss Elizabeth Garrett has actually succeeded in obtaining admission, at least, to the outer circle of the medical profession...At present t... See More
February 11, 1898
SEMI-WEEKLY STAR, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, Feb. 11, 1898
* Very rare title
A nice & very rare newspaper from this town in Western Colorado along the Colorado River. Although Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) records a "Grand Junction Star" there is no record of "the Semi-Weekly Star".
The front page has: "MORE MINING NEWS" &quo... See More
December 28, 1928
THE YORK TIMES, December 28, 1928
* Mary White Ovington - American suffragist
* NAACP co-founder - civil rights organization
* Negroes are capable of learning in colleges
Page 12 has a one column heading: "FINDS NEGRO PROVES CAPABLE IN COLLEGE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Mary White Ovington, NAACP leader, proclaiming that Negroes are just as capable of learning in American ... See More
October 21, 1820
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 21,1820 Page two has an article taking close to half the page headed: "Jews In Maryland" which begins: "From an agitation of the subject in the papers, we presume that another attempt will be made at the ensuing session of the legislature of Maryland to exonerate this persecuted sect from the odious restrictions which our incom... See More
October 20, 1915
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1915 The front page has a three-column, three-line headline "Russia and Italy Declare War on Bulgaria and Allies Warn Greece; Bulgars Cut the Nish Railroad" with subheads "Italian Fleet on the Way " "Allies Reject Greek View of Treaty and Land More Troops" "Some Marching overland" and more. There are additional articles ... See More
December 6, 1879
MISSION MIRROR, San Francisco, Dec. 6, 1879 Printed in the masthead is: "The only Paper Wholly Printed and Published at the Mission, a Locality Containing 20,000 Inhabitants." This would be the famous Mission Delores, still located on 16th St. (see photos & the hyperlink).
Page 2 has a political notice supporting: "For President in 1880, Ulysses S. Grant, of Illinoi... See More
September 22, 1860
THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 22, 1860
* Early baseball
* Pre Civil War
Page 4 has a small heading: "Base Ball" with lineups. (see) Notice the score was 31-5.
Other news of the day shortly prior to the outbreak of Civil War. Complete in 12 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.
April 6, 1915
THE FAIRMONT TIMES, Fairmont, West Virginia, April 6, 1915 The front page of the issue has a three column, two line headline "Terrific Steam Behind Jess' Punch to pit and jaw Ended Johnson's Chances" with subheads "Crafty Warfare and Ageing Negro in Opening Frame of Havana Championship" "Bout Much Admired But Not Sufficient to Stem the Tide of Youth and "... See More
April 20, 1872
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 20, 1872
* Woman's rights - suffrage
* Anna Elizabeth Dickinson
The back page has an article headed: "THE PEOPLE'S PARTY" "Miss Anna E. Dickinson's Lecture At Cooper Institute" and more. (see) Text takes up about 1 1/3 columns.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.... See More
November 28, 1872
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 28, 1872 Page 2 has: "Woman Suffrage" "Those Who Attempted to Vote, and How They Were Treated" with the details and listing some of the more prominent names (see).
Eight pages, very minor margin wear, nice condition.
November 18, 1882
WASHINGTON WORLD & CITIZEN-SOLDIER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 18, 1882 Among the articles are: "The Libby Prison Tunnel" "Of Interest to the Ladies" "Anna Dickinson on Woman Suffrage" "Army & Navy" "Items of General Interest" and more.
Eight pages, small binding holes at the blank spine margin, nice condition.
May 9, 1877
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, May 9, 1877
* Women's suffrage
* National Colored Convention
* Mormons & Polygamy
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "WOMEN'S WORDS" "Second Day's Sitting of the Woman Suffrage Convention" and more. (see)
Also: "The Colored Caucus" "... See More
May 20, 1873
THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, May 20, 1873
* Julia War Howe
* New England Woman Suffrage Association
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "Woman Suffragists in Mass Meeting" See image for text here.
This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to ... See More
March 8, 1874
NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1874 "The Challis-Woodhull Libel" "Continuation of the Case for the Defense--Examination of Victoria C. Woodhull--The Prisoners Released On Bail" which is concerning the libel trial based on an article on her newspaper (see this hyperlink for more).
Eight pages, browned at the margins, some margin tears, partially loose at the spine. Should be ha... See More
January 25, 1876
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, January 25, 1876
* Elizabeth Cady Stanton
* Women's suffrage - rights
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "Elizabeth Cady Stanton on Woman" See images for text here.
This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to rem... See More
Item #610666WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Chicago & St. Louis, 1872 As noted at the top of the front page: "...devoted to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal and political Equality and especially to her right of Suffrage." Editors listed include Julia Ward Howe, Lucy Stone, & Mary A. Livermore. Each issue contains numerous articles related to woman's suffra... See More
January 21, 1881
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, January 21, 1881
* Women's suffrage - Woman
* Virginia Louisa Minor
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 8 has an article headed: "Woman Suffrage" "Meeting of the National Association Last Night..." See images for text here.
Complete in 10 pages, minor margin wear, nice cond... See More
October 16, 1873
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 16, 1873
* Women's suffrage
* Woman's Congress
* Mary Livermore
Page 5 has an article headed: "The Woman's Congress" "Female Progress In Every Phase" Text takes up two full columns. See images for portion.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, very minor spine wear, otherwise nice condition.... See More
October 21, 1913
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, October 21, 1913 The front page has a column wide headline "Militant Leader Free to Go Where She Will In Land" with subheads "Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst Released from Detention and Deportation Order Reversed" "Admitted Own Recognizance" "Action Follows Conference of Wilson and Labor Secretary" "Highly Elated Over... See More
October 8, 1872
NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 8, 1872
* Ku Klux Klan - KKK
* Woman's rights
* Susan B. Anthony
The front page has a small item: "Ku Klux In South Carolina - A Party of Colored Men Fired Into by a Party of Whites--One Killed & One Severely Wounded" (see). The back page has over a full column headed: "The Women's Ultimatum" "Endorsement of Grant & Wilson... See More
March 2, 1874
NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1874 Page 2 has: "A Woman Suffrage" "the Arrest of the Rochester Inspectors for Accepting Miss Anthony's Vote--Gen. Butler's Opinion" which concerns Susan B. Anthony voting at a Rochester election. It includes an encouraging note signed by General Benjamin Butler (see). Page 5 has: "The Temperance Meet5ing at Harry Hill's".
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