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193149

CIVIL RIGHTS ACT Bill Congress Passes Voted Into Law HISTORIC ! 1964 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393576341498

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BRYAN TIMES, Ohio, July 2, 1964  * American Civil Rights Act of 1964 * Passes Congress - signing into law * Nice headline for display * Early, same day report The front page features an historic banner headline: "HOUSE PASSES RIGHTS BILL". The report begins: "The House finally passed and sent to the White House today far-reaching civil rights legislation born of race violence, bombings, vote curbs and continued resistance to school integration...". President Johnson would sign the bill on this day making it the law of the land. As noted in Wikipedia: "The Civil Rights Act of 1964, enacted July 2, was a landmark piece of legislation in the United States  that outlawed major forms of discrimination against blacks... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:54

$135.00
193128

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Battle of Corinth Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722475972

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 5, 1862  * Rare pro-Confederate publication From the midst of the Civil War, some of the articles are headed: "The Mississippi" "Greeley on Amalgamation of Races" "Our Recent Losses in Kentucky" "War News of the Week" "Shameless Conduct" "Lincoln's Last Story" "Battle of Corinth--Overwhelming Victory" & much more. Eight pages, nice condition. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South" this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Unionists that it was denied circulation in some cities. In 1863 the press ... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:33

$37.00
193118

Very 1st NCAA COLLEGE BASKETBALL Championship Oregon Ducks 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722469615

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, March 28, 1939 * Very first "March Madness" NCAA basketball championship in 1939 The top of page 3 of the sport's section has 1st report coverage on the final game of the very first NCAA basketball championship ever held, with heading: "OREGON BEATS OHIO STATE FOR NATIONAL TITLE" (see) With present-day interest in the NCAA tournament culminating in a highly hyped "March Madness" tournament which dominates the sports world for weeks, it is interesting to note the very modest beginning of this famed tournament. A rare opportunity for a newspaper account of the very first NCAA basketball championship. Complete with 28 pages, light toning at the margins with a few archival mends on the front page, ... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:29

$52.00
192977

NORTHFIELD BANK ROBBERY Jesse James Gang & Custer's Massacre 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373714852152

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 8, 1876  * Eyewitness account of the Custer Massacre * Famous Jesse James gang robbery * Northfield, Minnesota bank The front page has two-thirds of a column taken up with: "The Custer Massacre" "Story Of An Eye Witness" with some interesting detail. Alongside it is a report on the Northfield Bank Robbery headed: "Robbers' Raid" "Charge of Eight Men on the Northfield Bank". Eight pages, a few minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends October 09, 2021 07:56

$75.00
192842

Very Rare FREDERICKSBURG Salt Creek Township Wayne County OHIO 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373706489995

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD, Fredericksburg, Wayne County, Ohio, June 15, 1878   * Extremely rare publication A very scarce title from this town which never had more than 600 inhabitants. This is the volume 1, number 23 issues. No issues are recorded in any institutional holdings, and the title is not even listed in Gregory's 'Union List of American Newspapers', nor is it listed in 'Union List of Serials'. Various news reports of the day. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one sheet, small folio size, various toning to portions.

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Ends October 02, 2021 14:14

$145.00
192655

OHIO STATE BUCKEYES vs. California Bears Rose Bowl Football Win 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393529865055

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1950  * Rose Bowl: Ohio State Buckeyes vs. California Golden Bears  * Orange Bowl: Santa Clara vs. Kentucky Wildcats  * Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma Sooners vs. LSU Tigers  * Cotton Bowl: Rice Owls vs. North Carolina Tar Heels  The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Ohio State Field Goal in Last Two Minutes Beats California in Rose Bowl" with subhead. (see) The top of page 16 has a two column headline: "Buckeyes Down Bears In Rose Bowl Thriller" with subheads, photo and stats. (see) Also reports on the Orange, Cotton and Sugar Bowl games. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Co... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2021 11:58

$62.00
192641

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Old Cleveland Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393529814712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, September 24, 1881  * President James S. Garfield death * Best publication to be had See the photos for one of the more graphic presentations of a presidential funeral. Perhaps not surprisingly because Garfield was from Cuyahoga County, the county of Cleveland, making this essentially his "hometown" newspaper. The first column has some nice  heads as well including: "COMING HOME" "From the Scene of Many Triumphs" "To Ohio That He Loved Me So Well" "The Remains of the Late President" "Lying in State in the Great Capitol" and much more. The entire font page and more inside are taken up with reports of the Garfield funeral including a page 4 illustration of Garfield. Complete in 8 pages... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2021 11:22

$93.00
192585

Best MAN WALKS ON THE MOON Neil Armstrong Apollo 11 1969 Wapakoneta OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373691569271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WAPAKONETA DAILY NEWS, Ohio, July 21, 1969 * Best issue to have on this historic event ? * Neil Armstrong's hometown newspaper A great issue on this significant event as this newspaper is from Neil Armstrong's hometown. Typically issues of this date carried a headline "Man Walks On Moon" but this hometown newspaper personalized the report honoring their local hero with: "NEIL STEPS ON THE MOON". This is likely the only newspaper in the country with such a headline, and not being able to have a newspaper from where the event happened, this would be the next best thing. The front page photo shows Neil's parents. The issue is complete in 10 pages and is in excellent condition. A very scarce issue given the limited pre... See More  

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Ends September 20, 2021 10:21

$485.00
193039

Gen. ROBERT E. LEE'S Retreat Post Battle of Gettysburg 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393569681527

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1863  * Post Battle of Gettysburg * Robert E. Lee's retreat southward Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "End Of Morgan's Raid" "Unsuccessful Attempts to Cross the Ohio at Various Points" "Affairs at Vicksburgh" "The Retreat of Lee" "The Main Body of His Army Between Winchester & Culpepper" "General Meade In Active Pursuit" "The Pursuit of Bragg" "Gen. Rosecrans' Advance Reported to Be at Rome, Ga." "Details of the Operations of Our Cavalry During the Campaign Against Lee" and more. A terrific issue with a wealth of reporting on the Civil War. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2021 08:53

$29.99
192556

SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA w/ Gettysburg North Maryland Civil War MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373690232647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1862  * Southern Pennsylvania, Northern Maryland map The front page features a rather large Civil War map headed: "Operations On The Baltimore And Ohio Railroad" showing much of Maryland, parts of Virginia and the southern portion of Pennsylvania including Gettysburg & Harrisburg. Plus there are front page column heads including: "The Battle of Mill Spring, Ky." "The Rebel Account of the Battle" "Another Union Account of the Victory" "Full Details of the Action" "Total Rout & Demoralization of the Rebels" plus more. There is also a small diagram of the: "Serious Fires In New York". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2021 08:51

$50.00
192417

SHAWNEETOWN Gallatin County Illinois Ohio River FLOODING Disaster 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393504197036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 4, 1898 * Shawneetown, Illinois flooding disaster * Gallatin County - Ohio River The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HUNDREDS DROWNED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 4 pages, 23 x 19 1/2 inches, a few small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 13, 2021 07:53

$40.00
192403

Rare 18th Century GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES Philadelphia PA 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502213898

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1795  This city was the capital of the United States at the time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. Page 3 has: "Important and Pleasing Intelligence" from Fort Washington, noting: "The Indians have by their deputies generally applied for a Treaty of Peace with the United States...that preliminary articles are signed, proposing to meet for that purpose at Greenville..." with another letter noting: "I am now happy to inform you that we are in a fair way to obtain peace with the hostile Indians on this side the Ohio..." with more. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition. This was the home of the nation's capital at the time while awaiting... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:49

$64.00
192219

1898 Magazine w/ 1st Ever AUTOMOBILE ADVERTISEMENT Winton Motor Carriage Company


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373673917033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 10, 1898  * 1st ever automobile advertisement (historic) * Horseless carriage A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the very first appearance, which was in the July 30, 1898 issue).  The top of the back page has an advertisement headed: "A DELIGHTFUL DRIVE...manufactured by "The Winton Motor Carriage Co., Cleveland, Ohio". Other details mentioned in the ad, plus a photo of a couple riding in the vehicle.   The advertisement measures 2 5/8 by 2 1/8 inches. The issue is complete in 16 pages, filled with v... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2021 13:42

$55.00
191415

ABORTIONS ARE MADE LEGAL Roe v. Wade SUPREME COURT DECISION 1973 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373642626262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, Ohio, Jan. 23, 1973 * Abortion made legal * Roe v. Wade decision * U.S. Supreme Court *** Front leaf only *** This is the front leaf only. The front page has the Supreme Court's landmark decision on Roe v. Wade. While some of the coverage was continued onto inside pages which are not present, finding issues with the Roe v. Wade decision are quite rare. The 3 column, 3-line heading states: "Ruling Signals Change In Ohio Abortion Law" (see) This front page also has the two-line full-banner heading: "LBJ's Body To Lie In State In Capitol; Procession Will Be Wednesday" with considerable coverage of the death of ex-President Lyndon B. Johnson. The front leaf only, very good condition.

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Ends August 08, 2021 07:40

$68.00
191209

Uncommon Early 19th Century EXETER NH New Hampshire Nice Masthead 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393417525959

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONSTITUTIONALIST, Exeter, New Hampshire, Feb. 12, 1811  Perhaps the most interesting feature of this issue is the masthead as each letter in the title is encircled in an interlocking ring & labeled with one of the then 17 states in the Union, the last being Ohio. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends July 29, 2021 12:18

$36.00
191193

SPRINGFIELD Clark County OHIO Race Riot Houses Burned NEGROES 1906 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373632075618

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 28, 1906 * Springfield Ohio * Clark County * Race riot - Negroes The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MOB DESTROYS NEGRO HAUNTS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, 2 small library stamps within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends July 29, 2021 12:09

$40.00
191052

ULYSSES S. GRANT Promoted Major General of U.S. Army 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373624239107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 21, 1863  * Ulysses S. Grant promoted * Major General in Civil War Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Rosecrans Relieved of Command" "Gen. Grant Given Command of the Armies of the Cumberland, Ohio & Kentucky" "Gen. Thomas to Command at Chattanooga" "Battle of Colliersville & Pursuit of Chalmers" "The Enemy's Superior Numbers Beaten at Bahalia, Wyatt and Beyond" "The Disappearance of General Lee" "His Forces Marching Toward Thoroughfare Gap" "Maryland Still in Danger" and more. Eight pages, minor damp stain in a lower corner, nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2021 11:58

$28.00
190933

Rare HIPPIES Era Columbus Ohio Counter Culture Anti-Vietnam War 1973 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373616088696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBUS FREEPRESS & COWTOWNTIMES, Ohio, Oct. 16, 1973  * Rare hippies publication This is an alternative journal published since 1970. Founded as an underground newspaper centered on anti-war and student activist issues, after the winding down of the Vietnam War it successfully made the transition to the alternative weekly format focusing on lifestyles, alternative culture, and investigative journalism, while continuing to espouse progressive politics. Tabloid-size, 16 pages, address label still affixed, good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2021 15:05

$52.00
190928

SCHOOL BIBLE READING is Unconstitutional w/ Supreme Court RULING 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393395395829

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PLAIN DEALER, Cleveland, Ohio, June 18, 1963 * Bible reading in school is banned by the Supreme Court Although we have had several newspapers reporting this event, this is the very first issue we have seen with a banner (edge to edge) headline announcing: "SCHOOL BIBLE-READING BARRED". Included is a subhead: "Court Voids Compulsory Prayer Also". The front page also has a photo of Mrs. Madalyn E. Murray along with her son, Garth, and her mother. (note: in 1965 she would marry Richard O'Hair, changing her name to the more commonly known Madalyn Murray O'Hair.) The article begins: "The Supreme Court yesterday barred Bible-reading and recital of the Lord's Prayer in public schools as part of required classroom e... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2021 15:02

$210.00
190608

Peter Cooper's TOM THUMB 1st American Steam Railroad Locomotive 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393373072321

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 4, 1830  * Peter Cooper's Tom Thumb * 1st American steam locomotive The front page has a report of the inauguration of the first railroad locomotive built in America. Headed: "Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road" the report begins by reporting the completion of the past piece of the 13 mile railroad line to Ellicott's Mills & the formal placement of the keystone in the last arch. They make mention of Peter Cooper's steam-powered railway engine (the 'Tom Thumb' but not mentioned here by name) with: "Twenty-four of the persons who witnessed the ceremony were taken to the spot by Mr. Cooper's locomotive engine--the whole weight moved being about 4 1/2 tons. The thirteen miles were made i... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2021 08:16

$40.00
190554

CITY OF PITTSBURG Steamboat Ohio River Cairo IL FIRE Disaster 1902 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373594523339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 21, 1902 * City of Pittsburg steamboat fire disaster * Ohio River - near Cairo, Illinois The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LIVES LOST IN BURNING VESSEL" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, a few small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 27, 2021 10:35

$40.00
190422

William McKINLEY NATIONAL MEMORIAL Canton, Ohio Dedication 1907 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373590816099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 30, 1907 * President William McKinley ceremony * McKinley National Memorial monument * Canton, Stark, County, Ohio dedication The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "MEMORIAL TO M'KINLEY IS DEDICATED" with subheads and photo (grainy). (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: The McKinley National Memorial dedication on September 30, 1907 was one of the most memorable events in Cant... See More  

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Ends June 24, 2021 09:21

$45.00
190072

USS OHIO (BB-12) United States Navy Battleship LAUNCHING Launched 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373576216364

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 18, 1901 * USS Ohio (BB-12) battleship * United States Navy The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE OHIO LAUNCHED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends June 11, 2021 07:16

$42.00
189615

OHIO STATE BUCKEYES College Football Wins NCAA National Champions 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373549996196

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., December 2, 1942 * Ohio State Buckeyes * National champions (1st report) * NCAA college football The sport's section (page 23) has a three column heading: "Ohio State Given Top Rating" with subhead and top 10 rankings. (see) First report coverage on the Ohio State Buckeyes officially being named national champions of college football by the associated press. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. Should handled with care.

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Ends May 21, 2021 08:04

$52.00
189374

ANNA MARIE HAHN Woman Serial Killer Electric Chair EXECUTION 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373534030769

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 8, 1938 * Anna Marie Hahn execution (electric chair) * German-American Woman serial killer (poison) The top of page 6 has a two column heading: "'Don't Do This to Me,' Cried Mrs. Hahn in Ohio Death Chair" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 09, 2021 08:08

$44.00
189140

SOUTHERN HOTEL St. Louis MO Missouri FIRE Holocaust Disaster 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373519790174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, April 14, 1877 * Southern Hotel fire disaster * St. Louis, Missouri The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "ST. LOUIS CALAMITY" "A Man Supposing His Wife Killed Shoots Himself" "Eleven Persons Known to Have Been Killed" and more. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2021 15:27

$28.00
189136

WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON for President & John Tyler for VP Notice 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373519789463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATLAS, Boston, December 18, 1839 * William Henry Harrison for president The masthead includes a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle. Page 2 has graphic embellishment which heads: "For President, WM. HENRY HARRISON, of Ohio - For Vice President, JOHN TYLER, of Virginia. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends April 30, 2021 15:26

$30.00
188875

GREAT DAYTON FLOOD Ohio Miami River Runoff Flooding Disaster 1913 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373509225473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 25, 1913 * Great Dayton Flood - Miami River - Ohio The front page has a nice banner headline: "DISASTROUS FLOODS SWEEPING TWO STATES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 18 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 22, 2021 15:22

$42.00
188529

SANDUSKY Lake Erie County OHIO Pre Civil War 1851 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393178500191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SANDUSKY WEEKLY REGISTER, Ohio, Aug. 11, 1851 * Erie County * Uncommon title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with a few advertisements. Located in Northern Ohio, Sandusky is situated along the shores of Lake Erie. Complete, measures 26 x 19 inches, several folds, generally nice.

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Ends April 08, 2021 12:40

$28.00
188238

COLONIAL AMERICA Town Layout Diagram Pre Revolutionary War Tensions1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473608243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1770  Perhaps the most intriguing item in this issue is a fascinating article titled: "New Plan for an American Town" which takes over a full page and which includes an interesting and unusual print of it (see). A legend of the various parts of the town is included as well, including the "common land" the "public squares" and various other aspects of such a town. No doubt many 18th century towns in the colonies were laid out using this plan. Also of great interest are over two pages headed "American Affairs" which is mostly taken up with a letter: "To the Betrayed Inhabitants of the City & Colony of New York" which is terrific reading on the harsh treatment of the colonists by th... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:04

$87.00
188148

EDGAR ALLAN POE Memorial Grave Monument Baltimore MD DEDICATION 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373467328188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 18, 1875 * Edgar Allan Poe * Memorial grave unveiling * Baltimore, Maryland This uncommon publication has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. The front page has one column headings: "Dedication of the Monument to Edgar A. Poe" "Unveiling The Monument". See image for text. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 19, 2021 14:31

$38.00
188006

OHIO Supreme Court SLAVE CASE Anderson v Poindexter - Freedom 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462338770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 13, 1857  * John Anderson vs. Henry Poindexter The top of page 3 has a column headed: "Important Slave Case In Ohio" which is the notable Anderson vs. Poindexter case in the Ohio Supreme Court. Henry Poindexter, the slave of John Anderson in Campbell County, Kentucky, was given his freedom by the Supreme Court of Ohio. In 1848, Poindexter made an agreement with Anderson to purchase his freedom. Once in Ohio, Poindexter and the cosigners refused to pay Anderson the amount of the notes, and Poindexter declared his freedom because Ohio was a free state. Anderson filed suit in Ohio to regain his slave. In 1856, the Supreme Court of Ohio found that Henry Poindexter was a f... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:34

$54.00
187821

RABBI CHAPLAINS Jewish Jews & Civil War Serve in Army Controversy 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373453781966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 21, 1861  * Rabbi-Chaplains & the Army * Jews - Jewish - Judaica - Judaism Page 6 has 1 1/2 columns with much related to The Chaplaincy Controversy of 1861, a noteworthy event in Jewish American History. Until this time, only Christian clergymen were permitted to serve as U.S. Chaplains. The article is headed: "An Israelite's Opinions of American Constitutional Law and the Rights of Conscience". One bit notes: "...The Jew and Gentile were equally invited to citizenship and equality of rights, and neither laws nor proclamations can alter the result, in peace or in war..." with much more. Further on in the text is a letter from Secretary of War Simon Cameron to a rabbi of a Jewish sy... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:30

$335.00
187561

USS AKRON United States Navy Rigid Airship Very 1st Test FLIGHT 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393114118465

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 24, 1931 * USS Akron (ZRS-4) very 1st test flight * United States Navy rigid airship The front page has a nice banner headline: "GIANT U.S. WAR DIRIGIBLE PROVES AIR QUEEN" with subheads and photo of the airship flying over Akron, Ohio. Nice for display. First report coverage on the very 1st test flight of the USS Akron, a helium-filled rigid airship of the U.S. Navy. Complete with 26 pages, light toning at the margins, Small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice

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Ends February 28, 2021 13:23

$44.00
187379

1903 CONNELLSVILLE PA Pennsylvania Railrad Train WRECK Disaster 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373439778664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 4, 1903 * Connellsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania * Baltimore and Ohio railroad train wreck disaster The top of the front page has a three column headline: "FRIGHTFUL WRECK OF LIMITED TRAIN" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends February 25, 2021 15:37

$40.00
187323

Early 19th Century BUILDING ST. LOUIS Missouri MO 2000 Population 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436532911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 10, 1818  * Building St. Louis, Missouri A pg. 2 report from Missouri datelined St. Louis says that: "...three millions of bricks...have been laid here since...April...", and that there is a printing office and two banks there, it is situated near rich lead runs, enjoys a great commerce with the Indians, has a population of 2000 and a bit more. Another report from the Pittsburgh Gazette states that on a particular day the beach of the Monongahela was: "...lined with flat boats destined for the Illinois and other districts below the Falls of Ohio. The...emigrants ...are... composed of English...". Four pages, a bit of light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:07

$38.00
186919

JOHN L. SULLIVAN vs. Tug Wilson $1,000 Heavyweight Boxing Contest 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085312244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 19, 1882 * John L. Sullivan * Heavyweight boxing Page 3 has one column headings: "Sick Sullivan" "He Suffers More Than His English opponent" "Wilson Challenges the Boston Boy to Fight for the Belt" (see) Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In 1882, Wilson was recruited by American newspaper publisher Richard Kyle Fox, who had been impressed with tales of Wilson's scientific skills from overseas, to take on world heavyweight champion John L. Sullivan. Wilson accepted the invitation and arrived in Philadelphia on June 21, 1882. Fox was stunned to find that Wilson was by this time a middle-aged, overweight has-been. Sti... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:13

$30.00
186731

Rare PHONETIC REFORM New Spelling Language Teachings 1850 Cincinnati Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393073782813

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WECLI FONETIC ADVOCET, Sinsinati, O., Octobur 5, 1850  * Rare publication [Weekly Phonetic Advocate, Cincinnati, Ohio]  This is one of the more curious newspapers of the 19th century. During this time there was a movement afoot to create a new mode of writing & spelling: to spell words as they sounded, phonetically. Obviously it never caught on, but it did result in this unusual newspaper which is almost entirely written phonetically. This newspaper lasted a bit over 3 years. The front page: "Explanation" begins: "The Spelling and Writing Reform consists in the introduction of a complete alphabet of 40 letters (which represents all the sounds of the English language.)..." with more, and adjacent to it is the: "English... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:09

$47.00
186502

(2) MICHAEL JORDAN'S "The Shot" w/ Famous PHOTO Chicago Bulls 1989 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373392782918

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 8 & 9, 1989 * Michael Jordan's "The Shot" w/ iconic photo * Chicago Bulls folklore - NBA basketball * A two issue set The front page of the sport's section of the May 8th issue has a one column heading: "Jordan Takes Air Out of Cavaliers, and Bulls Advance" First report coverage continues inside this section. (see) The top of page 7 of the sport's section of the May 9th issue has the iconic photo showing Jordan just after "The Shot", a buzzer beater shot by Jordan that gave the Bulls a victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. (see) Each issue has the complete 1st and sport's sections only totaling 42 and 40 pages, very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Shot was a basketball play that occ... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2021 15:31

$115.00
186430

James GADSDEN PURCHASE Arizona & New Mexico Treaty Finalized 1854 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393052193334

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Feb. 17, 1854  * James Gadsden * Gadsden Purchase * Arizona & New Mexico Page 3 has an article; "Mexican Treaty" which concerns the Gadsden Purchase, the purchase of land in Southern Arizona and Southwestern New Mexico from Mexico. It would become effective on June 8. This article is a letter to the Senate from the President with his thoughts on it, beginning: "I transmit to the Senate for its consideration with a view to ratification a treaty between the United States of America & the Mexican Republic..." with more.

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:11

$29.00
186137

19th Century WHEELING Ohio and Marshall County WEST VIRGINIA WV 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393037733766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Oct. 14, 1876  * Uncommon publication A politically graphic issue for display as the front page features 3 patriotic engravings, signifying: "This cannon belches forth in honor of the Republican victory in Colorado..." and: "This cannon celebrates our increased  Republican majority in Ohio." and: "This cannon helped to reduce the Democratic majority in Indiana...". Four pages, good condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 14:13

$28.00
185918

1863 MURFREESBORO TN Tennessee Civil War MAP Nolensville TN & Van Buren Arkansas


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393023325303

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 1, 1863  * 1st Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee * Nolensville TN & Van Buren, Arkansas The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Situation In Kentucky And Tennessee". Also many nice column heads on the war including: "The Advance of Rosecran's Army" "The Preparations For A Great Battle" "Sharp Fight Near Nolinsville" "Gallant Charge By the 101st Ohio" "Demoralization of the Rebel Army" and much more. More war coverage inside. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends December 19, 2020 11:27

$48.00
185847

LARRY KELLEY Yale University College Football Wins HEISMAN TROPHY 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393020542999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 17, 1936 * Larry Kelley wins Heisman Trophy * Yale University college football * Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio The top of page 25 has one column headings : "KELLEY RECEIVES HEISMAN TROPHY; DISCUSES GAME" "Yale End Calls Football Big Business" with smaller subheads. (see) First report coverage on Larry Kelley winning the Heisman Trophy out of Yale University. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 17, 2020 08:31

$40.00
185139

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter Type Signed Mississippi River 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284492759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 13, 1803  * President Thomas Jefferson * Mississippi River Navigation Page 2 has a letter of reply from the President to the state of Ohio concerning issues relating to the navigation of the Mississippi River. It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Mention of a  ship Hannah: "...seized...at Wilmington, N.C. for having received on board 7 negroes at Cape Francois and landed them at Savannah, Ga. for sale." Four pages, minor archival mend near the top of page 2, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:54

$30.00
185083

DEMOCRATIC PARTY Democrats Pro-Segregation Racists Platform PRINTS1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392980308716

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869  * The Democratic Party platform * Democrats are racists - anti-black * 19th century illustration - print The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of the issue shows a one-third page illustration 'St. Anthony Falls D... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:14

$88.00
184339

Rare NORWALK Huron County OHIO w/ Mormons Mormonism 1854 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392937119253

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, Nov. 28, 1854 * Uncommon publication Page 2 has an article headed: "The Mormons" See images for text here. An uncommon from pre-Civil War Ohio. Contains other news of the day with many advertisements. Complete with 4 pages, some period stray writing above the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:49

$34.00
184234

DIMEBAG DARRELL Abbott Heavy Metal Band Pantera Guitarist DEATH 2004 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934954300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 10, 2004 * Dimebag Darrell killed (1st report) * Heavy metal guitarist - Pantera Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Heavy-Metal Fans Shaken by Killings in Ohio Club" The article carries over to page 22 with banner headline and 2 related photos. (see) Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. Complete with all sections (150+ pages), great condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:06

$72.00
184033

CLEVELAND CLINIC Ohio Crile X-Ray Room FIRE Disaster 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373181975656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1929 * Cleveland Clinic Fire * X-ray room disaster The top of the front page has a five column headline: "POISON GAS KILLS 100 IN CLEVELAND CLINIC; EXPLOSIONS SPREAD FUMES, FIRE FOLLOWING; PATIENTS, NURSES, DOCTORS DIE IN FLIGHT" with subheads, list of the dead & injured and photo. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 2 with 2 more photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, rag edition, a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 30, 2020 08:54

$57.00
183705

MORMONS Mormonism Attacked by Indians Salt Lake City Settlements 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373146615332

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Oct. 13, 1853 * Mormons attacked by Native Americans Page 2 has: "The Mormons in Trouble" which includes in part: "...The Indians are actually harassing the Mormons at a sad rate..." with various details, and ending with: "paradisaical...Life at Salt lake will not be, for a time at least, the paradisaical affair it was wont to be." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:14

$48.00
183154

POLYGAMY Mormons Mormonsim & John Wilkes Booth's HORSE 1881 Findlay OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879721471

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FINDLAY DAILY JEFFERSONIAN, Ohio, Jan. 14, 1881 * Polygamy & the Mormons * John Wilkes Booth's horse Page 2 has two interesting, brief items: "It is asserted that the horse which John Wilkes Booth rode to the place of his capture after President Lincoln's assassination, belongs to an Abington, Mass. man & is a good traveler, though 23 yrs old." Also: "The shutting out of Congress of the Polygamist Cannon is really the most severe blow that has yet been dealt to Mormonism..." with more on this, ending with: "...and the big gun of polygamy must retire." Four pages, archival mend at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:34

$46.00
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