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1st WOMEN'S AIR DERBY "Powder Puff" Airplane Race MARVEL CROSSON 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392190945717

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 20, 1929 * 1st Women's Air Derby begins * "Powder Puff Derby" * Marvel Crosson's crash & death * LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin (airship) * 1st to fly around the World (halfway) The front page has a one column heading: "WOMAN DERBY FLIER IS LOST IN ARIZONA" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The first Women’s Air Derby during the 1929 National Air Races, commonly known as the “Powder Puff Derby”, was the first official women-only air race in the United States. Nineteen pilots took off from Santa Monica, California, on August 18, 1929 (another left the next day). Fif... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:36

$42.00
168019

CINCINNATI OHIO Robinson's Opera House Theatre False Fire PANIC 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372487865469

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, February 6, 1876 * Robinson's Opera House panic * Cincinnati, Ohio This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. The front page has one column headings: "'TO DEATH" "An Appalling Calamity in a Cincinnati Theater" "Several Persons Crushed To Death" and more. (see) Complete, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2018 14:44

$28.00
167772

FLORENCE ELLINWOOD ALLEN 1st Woman State Supreme Court ELECTION 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372479246905

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Nov. 10, 1922 * Florence Ellinwood Allen election * First Woman elected to state supreme court The top of page 10 has a notable item in the efforts of the women's movement with a column headed; "Woman Elected To Supreme Bench" "Judge Florence E. Allen of Ohio First of Her Sex To Serve in A High Court" with a related article. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:29

$57.00
166173

Rare PRO-CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Samuel Medary 1865 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111773235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 25, 1865 * Editor Samuel Medary obituary * Rare pro-Confederate publication Among the various articles are "From the South--Confederate Sorrow over the Retirement of Butler--the Battles he Lost & the Trophies he Won---Why he Didn't go Ashore at Fort Fisher" "Remarkable Speech in the Confederate Congress" "Missouri--Political Quackery" "A Triumph of Corruption" "General News" "The War--Capture of Fort Fisher" and other items. Perhaps the most intriguing article is concerning the recent death of this newspaper's publisher, Samuel Medary. A hateful piece was written about him in another newspaper, printed here, prefaced with an equally interesting introducti... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:44

$67.00
163489

OHIO RIVER FLOOD Cairo Illinois & More Great Depression Disaster 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372294410108

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1937 * Ohio River flood of 1937 * Cairo, Illinois - Great Depression era The top of the front page has a four column headline: "FLOOD CREST NEARS THE MISSISSIPPI, WITH LEVEES THREATENED IN SWEEP; MILE UPON MILE IN WAKE DESOLATE" with many subheads. (see) Lengthy reporting continues inside with related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2018 15:07

$40.00
157641

1st WOMEN'S AIR DERBY "Powder Puff" Airplane Race MARVEL CROSSON 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896854308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1929 * 1st Women's Air Derby begins * "Powder Puff Derby" * Marvel Crosson's crash & death The front page has a three column headline: "GIRL FLIER KILLED, AIR DERBY CRITICIZED" with subheads that include: "Miss Crosson Dies In Fall" "Evidently Leaped at Low Elevation, Parachute Failing to Open" and more. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, minor spine wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The first Women’s Air Derby during the 1929 National Air Races, commonly known as the “Powder Puff Derby”, was the first official women-only air race in the Unite... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2018 15:36

$47.00
162342

SHERWOOD ANDERSON American Novelist Writer Winesburg Ohio Fame DEATH 1941 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372253607355

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1941 * Sherwood Anderson death * American novelist - writer * Winesburg, Ohio fame Page 41 has a one column heading: "ANDERSON IS DEAD, NOTED AUTHOR, 64" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sherwood Anderson, American novelist. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2018 13:34

$40.00
161373

RED GRANGE Illinois Running Back Signs w/ Chicago Bears Football 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372224869012

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 23, 1925 * Red Grange - Galloping Ghost * Illinois Fighting Illini - College football * Chicago Bears signing - NFL The sport's section (page26) has a one column heading: "GRANGE WILL PLAY FOR CHICAGO BEARS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the famous Illinois running back signing with the Chicago Bears just after playing in his last college football game vs. Ohio State two days earlier. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 18, 2018 15:52

$67.00
161321

REMINGTON RAND STRIKE Typewriter Companies Middletown Ohio BEGINS 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391982062500

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1936 * Remington Rand strike begins * Business machines (typewriters) * Middletown, Ohio Page 11 has a one column heading: "Half Dozen Beaten In Rand Strike Riot" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Remington Rand strike of 1936–37 was a strike by a federal union affiliated with the American Federation of Labor (AFL) against the Remington Rand company. The strike began in May 1936 and ended in April 1937, although the strike settlement would not be fully implemented until mid-1940.

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:16

$38.00
159010

1967 CARL B. STOKES & Richard G. Hatcher African Americans Wins Mayor Elections


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135343625

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, November 9, 1967 * Carl B. Stokes becomes 1st African-American mayor of a large U.S. city * Elected mayor of Cleveland, Ohio * Richard G. Hatcher becomes 1st African American mayor of Gary, Indiana The front page has a four column heading: "Negro Elected Mayor in Gary, Ind.; Stokes Apparent Victor in Cleveland" First report coverage on the surprise victories of Carl B. Stokes in the race for mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. Richard D. Hatcher, an African-American as well, was also declared the winner in Gary, Indiana's mayoral race. It was the first time 2 African Americans won the mayoral race in cities with a population of more than 100,000. Other news, ... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:26

$68.00
157627

1st WOMEN'S AIR DERBY "Powder Puff" Airplane Race AMELIA EARHART 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896841251

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 19, 1929 * 1st Women's Air Derby begins * "Powder Puff Derby" * Amelia Earhart & more The front page has one column headings: "19 WOMEN FLIERS BEGIN AIR DERBY" "Full Field Reaches San Bernardino, Cal., Completing the First Lap" "Miss Earhart Competes" and more. (see) Text continues inside with photos of 4 of the competitors which includes Amelia Earhart and Ruth Nichols. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The first Women’s Air Derby during the 1929 Natio... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:12

$62.00
153165

Nice ROBERT A. TAFT Ohio Conservative Senator Politician DEATH 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391739218825

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND PRESS, July 31, 1953 * Senator Robert A. Taft death * Conservative politician The front page has a nice banner headline: "SENATOR TAFT IS DEAD" with subhead and photo. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, light toning along top and central fold, generally nice.

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Ends April 26, 2017 15:24

$35.00
150769

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death Funeral 1881 Cleveland OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825199257

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 27, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? The ftpg. has nearly a half column of heads on the death of President James Garfield: "HE RESTS" "At Last From His Life of Noble Labors" "the Final Funeral Services of the Nation's Dead" "A Quarter of a Million People Turn Out to Render Homage" "Mother, Widow, and Children at the Bier of the Dead" "A Grand, Imposing Funeral Procession Seven Miles in Length" and more (see). Eight pages, a few archival mends inside, generally good.

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:30

$56.00
150299

CHARLES MAKLEY John Dillinger Gang Member Criminal Shot & KILLED 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648294196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 23, 1934 * Charles Makley shot and killed * John Dillinger gang member * Ohio Penitentiary failed escape The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Dillinger's Pal Slain in Dash; Second Is Shot" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, light toning, some margin wear, but no text loss, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: While waiting for their turn in the electric chair, Makley and Pierpont carved a pair of revolvers from large bars of soap, and blackened them with shoe polish. On September 22, 1934, the two used these props to attempt an escape. They assaulted a guard and freed Clark from his cel... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:23

$34.00
148657

Charles PRETTY BOY FLOYD Bank Robber & Public Enemy No. 1 SHOT 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391599090546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, October 22, 1934 * Charles Pretty Boy Floyd * Public enemy No. 1 shot (killed) The top of page 16 has an article headed: "Posses Hunt Floyd In Dense Ohio Woods" "Outlaw Believed to Have Been Wounded in Gun Battle Which Trapped Richetti" (see) Floyd would die of his wounds on this day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends November 17, 2016 13:53

$37.00
145676

CIVIL WAR ENDING Fall of Richmond w/ Abraham Lincoln 1865 Pro Rebel Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391494160591

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 5, 1865 * Last days of the Civil War * Fall of Richmond, Virginia * Abraham Lincoln Page 5 has a very historic report on the fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy, and which signaled the end of the Civil War which would come a few days later. The top of the first column has: "THE WAR" "The Fall of Richmond!" which includes several signed dispatches concerning the final terms of agreement, including six signed: A. Lincoln (see). Also on pg. 5: "Sherman's Campaign--Southern Account". There is much more Civil War reporting including a ftpg: "President Lincoln on Missouri Affairs" signed by him in type: A. Lincoln (see), and inside has: "Congrat... See More  

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Ends July 27, 2016 15:34

$96.00
143605

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391440232939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 26, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? See the photos for the terrific & very unusual front page of this issue, which is a huge graphic on the death of President Garfield in the shape of a monument. It looks more like a broadside than the front page of a daily newspaper. Reporting begins on page 3 and continues on page 2. Note also that Garfield is from a suburb of Cleveland making this essentially a hometown newspaper. He is buried in Cleveland. Eight pages with all columns on all pages black bordered in mourning for Garfield. Never bound nor trimmed, two folds with a pg. 2 archival repair at the fold juncture, minor tears ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:33

$210.00
143437

USS AKRON (ZRS-4) United States Navy Rigid Airship MAIDEN Flight 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391437331996

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 3, 1931 * USS Akron (ZRS-4) airship * United States Navy * Maiden flight The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Akron, New Queen of Sky, Sails Over City; Crowd See Her Lead Los Angeles in Cruise" Lengthy text continues on page 5 with related photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On 2 November 1931, the Akron cast off for a maiden voyage as a commissioned "ship" of the U.S. Navy and cruised down the eastern seaboard to Washington, D.C. Over the weeks that followed, some 300 hours aloft were logged in a series of flights, including a 46-hour endurance fligh... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2016 15:11

$34.00
142888

Rare NORWALK Huron County OHIO SS Austria Disaster & Comet Donati 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589764926

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, Oct. 7, 1858 * Rare title The ftpg. has over 2 12 columns on the: "Destruction of The Steamer Austria by Fire!" "Terrible Loss of Human Life!" in which 449 lost their lives (see hyperlink for more). Also on the ftpg. is an editorial on: "The Fugitive Slave Law" as well as: "Professor Mitchell on the Comet" which is a nice item on Donati's Comet, taking nearly a full column (see hyperlink). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:43

$29.00
142625

KIN HUBBARD Bellefontaine Ohio American Cartoonist Humorist DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414484269

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1930 * Kin McKinney Hubbard death (1st report) * American cartoonist, humorist & journalist * "Abe Martin of Brown County" creator Page 13 has a one column heading: "KIN HUBBARD DIES; FAMOUS HUMORIST" 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. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & in... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 14:07

$33.00
141704

Best JOSEPH FILKOWSKI Polish Bootlegger Gangster Mob GETS LIFE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391391784562

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Cleveland, Ohio, April 16, 1932 * Gangster Joseph Filkowski * Polish-American bootlegger * Best title to be had The ftpg. has a very bold banner head on longtime Cleveland underworld figure Joe Filkowski: "JOE GETS LIFE TERM", with a photo of him headed: "As Filkowski Hears Mercy Verdict", and subhead: "Filkowski Is Saved From Death Chair" & more. This coverage is likely only to be found in a Cleveland newspaper. Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2016 16:44

$32.00
140338

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535179167

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SANDUSKY WEEKLY REGISTER, Ohio, August 4, 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, minor wear at the folds, generally in nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2016 07:41

$26.00
140233

Rare MILAN Erie & Huron County OHIO Village - Edison's Birthplace 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364544090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MILAN ADVERTISER, Ohio, November 26, 1873 * Erie & Huron County * Thomas A. Edison birthplace This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting period advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, piece torn away along the top margin, minor light foxing, otherwise quite nice.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:36

$34.00
138811

Rare President JAMES GAFFIELD Fremont, Ohio Mayor DEATH Announcement Notice


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332848202

An interesting item being a notice from the mayor of Fremont, Ohio, announcing the death of President Garfield. The front page has an announcement reporting: "DIED. At Long Branch, New Jersey, Sept. 19, 1881, at 10:35 P.M., James Abram Garfield, President Of The United States. Aged 49 years and 10 Months. Funeral obsequies at Cleveland, Ohio, Monday, Sept. 26th, 1881, at 10 o'clock A. M. Interment at Lake View Cemetery." This little four page notice is dated September 23, 1881. Below this announcement is a message from the mayor of Fremont suggesting, in concurrence with a message from the Ohio Governor, that: "...the citizens of Fremont 'that upon Monday, the 26th inst., all business pursuits be suspended,' also that memorial services be held next Sunday in the city churches, and that... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 07:28

$139.00
138483

JOHN WATTS Indians Native Americans OHIO Wm. Blount Concord NH 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391324362314

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, Nov. 14, 1792 * Uncommon title * John Watts On page 3 under "Virginia" is news from the "New River" in the territory south of the Ohio stating that the Indians "...with the noted John Watts at their head..." had started a march against the "frontier settlements" but returned to their "towns" because "...Gov. Blount...detached 300 militia men...to meet them; and the Indians...precipitately retreated." Four pages, two small engravings in the masthead, a bit of rubbing, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:18

$48.00
136774

USS OHIO United States Navy Launching & SLAVER SHIPS Captured 1820 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454686616

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, June 3, 1820 * USS Ohio launching - United States Navy * African slave trade - slavers ships captured The front page has: "The Infamous Trade" beginning: "Ten slave vessels had been captured by the U.S. ship Cyane..." with some details (see). Most of the issue is taken up with: ":Mr. Baldwin's Speech on the Tariff". The back page has a brief item beginning: "The U.S. ship of the line 'Ohio' was launched at New York on Tuesday last...She glided into the water in a majestic stile and no accident occurred..." (see). Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/4 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia: "Niles edited and published the Weekly Register until 18... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2015 13:50

$32.00
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