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SKI JUMPING Winter Sports Red Wing MN Minnesota PRINT & Gambling 1893 Newspaper
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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 2, 1893 A great issue for skiers as the full ftpg. shows: "Winter Sports in the West--Flying On Skis--Thorger Hemmestvedt's Great Jump of 103 Feet at Red Wing, Minnesota". Red Wing is the birthplace of America ski-jumping (see hyperlink). Inside has an interesting full page: "Shall We Restrict Immigration? Specimen Types of Constantly Arriving Immigrants at Ellis Island". A fullpg: "Obsequites of the Late Ex-President Rutherford B. Hayes at Fremont, Ohio" "The Gambling Evil--Scenes in the Pool Rooms of New York", a photo of: "Ignace Paderewski, the Famous Pianist" and more. Sixteen pages, great condition.
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