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Sinking of the USS Maine Battleship Explosion Disaster Photos 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374356123663

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1898  * USS Maine sinking disaster * Spanish-American War prelude * Havana Harbor, Cuba Full ftpg. is a photos of "Capt. Charles Sigsbee, U.S.N.". Good text with 14 related photos on: "Loss of the U.S. Battleship Maine in Havana Harbor". Fullpg. with 5 photos of: "With the Cuban Insurgents". Nice fullpg. illus of: "New Buildings for the Immigrant Station, Ellis Island, N.Y. Harbor", recently renovated along with the Statue of Liberty. Complete in 24 pages.

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Ends December 15, 2022 08:33

$60.00
200306

Rare Reno NV Washoe County Nevada Gambling Gambler Mecca 1879 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374232508791

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RENO EVENING GAZETTE, Nevada, Oct. 10, 1877 * Wild old West * Rare publication An early issue from this famous gambling city in Northern Nevada near Lake Tahoe. Gold was discovered in nearby Virginia City in 1850 and a modest mining community developed, but the discovery of silver in 1859 at the Comstock Lode led to a mining rush, and thousands of emigrants left their homes bound for the West, hoping to find a fortune. Various news of the day with a great wealth of ads. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends September 29, 2022 09:50

$43.00
191647

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti Alcohol Temperance w/ Jane Addams Photo 1896 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393452216596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, May, 1896  * Young Women's Christian Temperance Union An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote. The front page features a photo of the renowned "Miss Jane Addams". Addams was an American settlement activist, reformer, social worker and author. She co-founded Chicago's Hull House, one of America's most famous settlement houses. Inside has an article on the Hull House. She was an important leader in the history of women's suffrage in the United States. Addams was awarded an honorary master of arts degree from Yale University, the first woman to receive an hono... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:47

$39.00
180089

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373007412436

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 2, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery arrests * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Page 5 has an brief article headed: "Indiana" "William and Simon (sic) Reno, the Adams Express Robbers" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, minimal wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:11

$33.00
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RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392741168728

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Page 4 has a article with small heading: "The Last Express Robbery" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:26

$33.00
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AMERICA'S 1ST TRAIN ROBBERY New York, Haven & Hartford Railroad 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372990991620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, Jan. 11, 1866 * First - 1st train robbery in America - capture * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The front page has a stack of column heads which include: "Arrest of the Express Robbers" "$250,000 of the Money Recovered". The actually report takes a paragraph and has a subhead: "Captured". The text is a bit blurred from the ink but is readable (see). What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train robbery of October, 1866 was the very first train robbery in the United States, however "encyclopedia.com" gives the following details about this early robbery: "Train Robberies were more frequent in the United States than anywhere else in the world ... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2020 07:20

$56.00
179186

AMERICA'S 1ST TRAIN ROBBERY New York, Haven & Hartford Railroad 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701562687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, Jan. 8, 1866 * First - 1st train robbery in America * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The front page has an article headed: "Robbery of Adams' Express" "Half A Million Stolen" "Robbery", the details provided in a Boston dateline. What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train robbery of October, 1866 was the very first train robbery in the United States, however "encyclopedia.com" gives the following details about this early robbery: "Train Robberies were more frequent in the United States than anywhere else in the world in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Vast stretches of sparsely inhabited country permitted robbers to escape undete... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2020 09:56

$70.00
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AMERICA'S 1st TRAIN ROBBERY New York, Haven & Hartford Railroad 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372683183778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1866 * 1st train robbery in America * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The top of the front page has nice headlines on: "The Railroad Robbery" with also: "Over Half a Million Dollars Stolen from the Adams Express Company" "Escape of the Thieves" "Interesting Particulars of the Crime". What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train robbery of October, 1866 was the very first train robbery in the United States, however "encyclopedia.com" gives the following details about this early robbery: "Train Robberies were more frequent in the United States than anywhere else in the world in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Vast stretches of sp... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:49

$67.00
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RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923174461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad On the front page under "The Jeffersonville Railroad Express Robbery" is a report datelined "Louisville, May 23" that states in part: "...the men who seized the express car last night on the Jeffersonville Railroad, opened two safes and made a clean deal of both...", plus details about the loot, & how the robbery was executed, which included disconnecting the express car from the train." This robbery was by the infamous Reno Gang (see Wikipedia). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:22

$49.00
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BILL HILDEBRAND Southeast Missouri OUTLAW Inventor Thomas Edison 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714232119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 31, 1878 * Outlaw Bill Hildebrand * Southeast Missouri Bushwhacker * Inventor Thomas Edison The top of page 3 has heads including: "BRED IN THE BONE" "Bill Hildebrand Following in Sam's Footsteps" which begins: "William Hildebrand, a brother of the renowned Missouri desperado, Sam Hildebrand, following the apparent instinct of the family, show Hugo Veth..." with a bit more (see). And the back page has over a full column on: "Tom Edison Back Again" "The Marvelous Man Returns to His Workshop Full of Prairie Breezes" "How He Tried the Tasimeter in a Hurricane--Beset a Hen House & Killed a Dead Jack Rabbit" after his trip to the West. Ten pages, very nice cond... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:09

$38.00
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