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194694

Public SCHOOL PRAYER Supreme Court Decision Church & State Divide 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393751317613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 26, 1962 * School prayer deemed unconstitutional  * Engel v. Vitale Supreme Court decision  * Separation of church and state  The front page has a four column heading: "High Court Ruling May Doom School Religious Observances" with caption: "Prayer Recitation Unconstitutional" Historic first report coverage on the landmark United States Supreme Court decision which made it unconstitutional for state officials to compose school prayer in public schools. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:30

$67.00
194692

Meriwether & William LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Western U.S. 1807 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393751308118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 1807  * Lewis and Clark expedition - Pacific The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another descriptive notice headed: "Lewis & Clark's Map of North America..." with many details. All this takes an entire column. All of the front page is taken up with: "Trial of Aaron Burr" with considerable detail. Four pages, very nice condition. Note: recent auction sales of this identical title and Lewis & Clark content have sold for $1912 and $2000 eac... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:28

$425.00
194397

Rehmeyer's HEX HOLLOW MURDER Witchcraft John Blymire Voodooism 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373795157243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 6, 1929  * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder * York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 25 has an article headed: "Charm Book Throws Light On 'Witch' Trial" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:20

$45.00
194289

1865 SOLAR ECLIPSE w/ Diagrams & Andersonville Prison Wirz Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373788254509

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 19, 1865  * Solar eclipse of October 19, 1865 * Henry Wirz - Andersonville Prison A doubly interesting issue as the front page has a graphic account of: "THE SOLAR ECLIPSE TO-DAY" "Philosophy of Eclipses" "Where This Eclipse is Annular" "Its Appearance Here" with two graphics. Also on the ftpg: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "Reply of the Accused to the Charge of Murder". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends December 11, 2021 11:27

$36.00
194749

JOHN JAY 2nd Governor of New York SIGN LETTER 1798 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373814083255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 22, 1798  Page 3 has the New York General Assembly's response to Governor John Jay's recent address, followed by his response signed: John Jay. John Jay was previously the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2021 10:07

$39.99
194240

(2) JOHN JAY 2nd Governor of New York SIGNED LETTERS 1798 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393688693796

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 23, 1798  Page 3 has a letter from the New  York governor concerning: "...the introduction of a foreign influence in our national councils..." signed in type: John Jay. And yet another letter signed in type: John Jay. Before being governor of New York Jay was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends December 08, 2021 15:03

$47.00
194647

TRIAL OF ASSASSINS Abraham Lincoln & Jefferson David Indictment 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373810484354

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators * Jefferson Davis indictment for treaso The first column on the front page has nice heads: "THE TRIAL" "More Testimony About Mrs. Surratt's Eyesight & Christian Character" "Evidence In Behalf of O'Laughlin" "Authenticity of Alston's Letter to Jeff. Davis" "Everything Well, and Booth Bossing the Job" "Howell Cobb in Favor of Hanging 'Old Abe' "Dr. Mudd Shoots a Slave by Way of Discipline" & more. The related text takes almost the entire front page. Page 5 has content concerning Jeff Davis including: "Jeff. Davis & Breckinridge Indicted For High Treason" & more (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some wear at the central fold,... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2021 13:30

$39.99
194622

PESHTIGO FIRE Wisconsin Forest Disaster PRINT & Victoria Woodhull 1871 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373810170913

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1871 * Peshtigo fire disaster * Wisconsin forest * Victoria Woodhull The significant print is the very dramatic double page centerfold captioned: "Forest Fires In The West--The Burning of Peshtigo", Wisconsin. This fire, which occurred on the same day as the more famous Chicago Fire & consequently received much less press attention, was actually much more of a disaster, as Peshtigo suffered over 1500 deaths compare to 300 in the Chicago Fire. It is an interesting curiosity of history that the Peshtigo Fire has been largely forgotten despite causing the loss of 5 times the loss in Chicago. Great full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon showing Boss Tweed. Two other fullpg. Nast... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2021 07:45

$79.99
194194

MILDRED GILLARS Nazis Propaganda Broadcaster AXIS SALLY Treason 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393679365143

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1948  * Mildred Gillars pleads not guilty  * Axis Sally - trial for treason  * Nazis broadcaster  Page 8 has a small one column heading: "TRIAL OF 'AXIS SALLY' SET" "Court Names Nov. 15--Accused Would Have Truman Appear" (see) Brief coverage of the decision to go to trial as Mildred Gillars pleads not guilty for treason. Complete with 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 05, 2021 11:40

$38.00
194187

Commodore STEPHEN DECATUR United States Navy GUN DUEL Death 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393679193824

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 25, 1820   * Stephen Decatur killed (1st report) * United States Navy commodore * Duel vs. James Barron The ftpg. has an article with small head: "Melancholy Occurrence" which begins: "A duel was fought on Wednesday...between the victor of the Macedonian, Com. Decatur, and com. Barron who commanded the Chesapeake frigate...They fought at 8 paces with pistols---at the first fire both were wounded--com. Decatur through the abdomen of which he died..." with more. Further in the issue is another report with a small head: "Com. Decatur" with has a bit more detail concerning the funeral, etc.  Among other reports in this issue are: "Relations with Spain" which includes a report s... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:25

$32.00
194182

Rare 18th Century REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Western Hemisphere MAP 1776 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373781438228

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776  The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College."  The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludgate Street, May 1, 1776".  It measures 9 by 11 1/4 inches, in very nice, clean condition. There is a related article within this issue concerning the map. The issue begins with some lengthy: "Debates in the Present Parliament" continued from a previous issue, with much discussion concerning the situation in America. Near the beginning is: "...the following measures... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:20

$345.00
194123

SPIRITS GHOSTS PHOTOGRPAHY Specter William H. Mumler Fraud Trial 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373777768008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1869 * Spirit photography - ghosts * William H. Mumler fraud trial Page 6 has an article with testimony headed: "Light From The Tombs" "The Spirits Laid Bare" "Lucifer (Matches) and Mica Among The Ghosts" and more. (See) Text takes up over three columns. Complete with 16 pages, some archival mending on a few unrelated pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2021 11:09

$38.00
194107

Jewish LEO FRANK Mary Phagan MURDER Case 1913 Atlanta GA Newspaper Judaica Jews


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373777759179

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, Oct. 21, 1913 * Leo Frank, Mary Phagan murder case * Best title to have (one of a kind for this date ?) The Leo Frank case has become well known in American history for several reasons, not the least of which being the several film and television depictions of the trial, but also because Frank was a Jewish-American businessman, his case turning the spotlight on antisemitism in the United States and led to the founding of the Anti-Defamation League. There was also the element of Frank being cast as a representative of Yankee capitalism, a rich northern Jew lording it over vulnerable working women in the South. Leo Frank was the superintendent of the National Pencil Company in Atlanta,... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2021 10:56

$48.00
194007

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators Trial CIVIL WAR Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373772053648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 21, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Conspirators - assassins on trial * Civil War closing events A wealth of fine content on the closing events of the Civil War including front page: "JEFF. DAVIS" "The Southern Confederacy at Fortress Monroe" "Interesting Details of Their Capture" "Amusing Scenes at Jeff. Davis' Tent" "Tears & Lamentations" "South Carolina - The First Peace Meeting" "The Negroes entitled to a Voice in Adopting a New Constitution" & much more. The bkpg. has: "THE TRIAL" "Important Evidence Involving the Rebel Leaders in the Plot" "Examination & Identification of Booth's Remains" "Accumulation of Evidence Against Jeff Davis" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimm... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2021 13:01

$36.00
194005

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators Trial CIVIL WAR Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373772053033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 7, 1865  * Civil War ending events * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Trial of the conspirators The ftpg. includes: "THE SOUTH" "Closing Scenes of the War in the Palmetto State" "Popular Joy of the Chivalry at the End of the War" "Progress of Reconstruction" "The Army & Navy" & more. The back page has: "THE TRIAL" "A Witness for the Prosecution Charged with Corrupt Motives" "More Testimony About Dr. Mudd's Movements" "The Trial Drawing to an End" "The Evidence on Tuesday" plus many subheads concerning various testimonies (see for portions). A portion of the report includes: "...were two or three witnesses he desire to examine still in defence of Mrs. Surratt, but that if they did not appear before... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2021 13:00

$33.00
193966

CHARLES MANSON Hollywood Murders Trial Nixon Declares him GUILTY 1970 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393652015723

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 5, 1970 * The infamous Charles Manson family murders * President Richard Nixon declares him guilty The front page has a two column heading: "Mason Displays to Jurors Headline on Nixon Remark" Coverage continues on page 21 with two related photos. (see) This was actually a big deal at the time as Manson almost won on a mistrial because of Nixon's remarks. Nixon would walk back his comments soon after. Complete with 56 pages, minor toning at the central fold, nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:28

$77.00
183956

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Women's Suffrage Trial for Illegal Woman VOTING 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170143961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 18, 1873  * United States vs. Susan B. Anthony trial * Illegal voting on 1872 Presidential election Page 7 has first report coverage on the trial of Susan B. Anthony for illegal voting under the headings: "Woman's Rights" "Trial of Susan B. Anthony at Canandaigua, N.Y.--Does the Fact of a Voter Being a Woman Constitute a Crime ?..." See images for text here. This trial lasted just one day and Anthony would be found guilty on this day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2021 14:00

$80.00
193809

JOHN JAY American Statesman Founding Fathers & NY Governor DEATH 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761669313

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 23, 1829  * John Jay death Page 6 has a brief & inconspicuous--yet notable--report of the death of John Jay, the nation's first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court: "The venerable John Jay, formerly chief justice of the United States,, etc. died in Westchester county, New York, on Sunday last in the 85th year of his age. The New York papers abound with well merited testimonies of respect to his memory." Included also is the 8 page "Supplementary" issue, so complete in 24 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important s... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2021 07:56

$30.00
193672

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373752905858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, New York, June 18, 1963 * Bible reading in school is banned by the Supreme Court The top of a front page column has an article prefaced with: "Bible Reading and saying the Lord's Prayer were barred from public schools." with more text concerning the decision by the Supreme Court. Complete in 26 pages, binding holes at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 10:40

$56.00
193669

U. S. SUPREME COURT BUILDING Washington D.C. Laying CORNERSTONE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373752905137

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 14, 1932  * United States Supreme Court Building * President Herbert Hoover laying the cornerstone The top of the front page has a two column head: "Hoover Lays Supreme Court Cornerstone; Hughes and Davis Speak for Bench and Bar". First report coverage on President Herbert Hoover laying the cornerstone for the new United States Supreme Court Building in Washington D.C. Lengthy text continues inside. Complete in 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high-quality newsprint for institutional holdings. Very nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 10:38

$38.00
193581

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Eve. Post England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373748779415

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Jan. 2, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pages 3 and 4 have two lengthy, editorial-style letters reflecting on the Revolutionary War, most thoughts being critical of England's management of it. The first begins: "The Americans, justly incensed at our unworthy & ungenerous treatment of  them, have at length thrown off the yoke, and  dissolving our authority over them when we endeavoured to make a bad use of it; have erected a government of their own, independent of & totally unconnected with our political establishment..." and much more on this thought. The other contains: "...In all the movements of Washington we perceive the most consummate wisdom an... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:38

$68.00
193533

FLAG SALUTE & Pledge of Allegiance Ruled Unconstitutional 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373747859617

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MORNING POST, Camden, New Jersey, June 15, 1943  * West Virginia Board of Education v. Barnette * United States Supreme Court decision * Pledge of Allegiance - flag salute unconstitutional * Johovah's Witnesses & public schools Among the various front page headlines is a 2 line, 2 column head: "High U.S. Court Reverses Ruling on Flag Salute" with subhead: "Holds Expulsion of Pupils for Refusal Was Unconstitutional". This historic ruling stated that reciting the Pledge of Allegiance was not mandatory in schools, driven by a challenge by the Jehovah's Witnesses. Complete in 20 pages, light toning and a some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends November 06, 2021 12:30

$54.00
193264

1865 ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393591351470

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 22, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE [Wirz] TRIAL" "Remarkable Speech of Howell Cobb" "he Wants to See Mr. Lincoln Hung" "He Expects the Same Fate for Himself" "The Sickening Atrocities of Werze" "The Fatal Horrors of the Dead Line" and more. Also: "Life at a Virginia Watering Place" "Real Spirit of Virginia Society" "Northern Ladies Insulted by the Chivalry" and more on the Reconstruction. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, archival repair at the right margin, good condition.

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Ends October 23, 2021 08:01

$36.00
193224

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393585447854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators Taking over 2 1/2 columns on the front page are: "Trial Of The Assassins" "More Testimony for the Defence--A Distant Prospect of the End of the Trial" with many subheads. Also on the ftpg: "From Washington" "The Closing Pageant of the War" "The War-Worn Veterans Make a Splendid Appearance" & more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:36

$32.00
193219

1883 FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO NOT GUILTY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393585435197

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 7, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James found not guilty * Jesse James gang - Gallatin, Missouri trial The only text on the ftpg. (over half of the page is advertisements) is headed: "NOT GUILTY" "So say the twelve Men in the James Case" "Mr. Wallace Delivers a Brilliant Argument for the Prosecution" "How the Verdict is Received Elsewhere--Governor Crittenden's Opinion--A Kansas City View". This text carries over to take a full column on page 2 as well. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:31

$76.00
193212

Rare NORWALK Huron County OHIO w/ Mormons Mormonism 1857 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728534169

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, May 5, 1857 * Uncommon publication Page 2 has: "Affairs in Utah" taking one-third of a column, detailing the 6 (quite biased) reasons why one of the justices of the Utah Territory supreme court has resigned. A few include in part: "...Brigham Young, the governor...is the acknowledged head of the 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints', commonly called 'Mormons', and as such head the Mormons look to him, and to him alone, for the law...", and also that: "...there is a secret oath-bound organization among...the church...to acknowledge no law save the law of the 'holy priesthood' which comes to the people through Brigham Young, direct from God...prophetic successor of Joseph Smith, who was... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:11

$59.00
193211

1865 Newspaper ANDERSONVILLE Civil War PRISON CAMP Georgia GA Henry Wirz TRIAL


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728533796

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 22, 1865 * Andersonville Civil War prison camp - Georgia * Captain Henry Wirz trial - atrocities Front page first column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Gen. Howell Cobb Gloating Over the Murder of Union Prisoners" "He Points to the Poor Starving Boys & Brags that His Soldiers are Better Off" "More of the Profanity & Indecency of the Russian Winder" "How He Proposed to Cure Women of Sympathy for Yankees" "Words Fail to Express the Infernal Nature & Spirit of the Andersonville Jailers". Eight pages, a few minor spots, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:11

$35.00
192960

ADOLPH EICHMANN Jewish Holocaust Trial 1961 Newspaper *


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393560229783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 11, 1961 * Adolph Eichmann trial begins * Jewish mass murderer * World War II Nazi This 10 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "Eichmann Challenges Rights of Three Judges" with subhead: "Israel Opens His Trial In Fortress" Tells of the start of the trial against Adolph Eichmann, 'the architect of the Holocaust" Other news of the day. Good condition.

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Ends October 08, 2021 14:02

$34.00
192932

RUTH BADER GINSBURG United States Supreme Court NOMINATION Clinton1993 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373713696907

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Washington Edition, June 15, 1993 * Ruth Bader Ginsburg nominated * United States Supreme Court nomination * Appointed by President Bill Clinton The top of the front page has a nice headline: "Clinton Picks Moderate Judge Ruth Ginsburg for High Court" with various subheads and photo showing Ginsburg with Bill Clinton. Lengthy first reports continue inside. Complete with 40 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 08, 2021 09:15

$139.00
192850

JIM THORPE Carlisle Indians Summer Olympics Pentathlon GOLD Medal 1912 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393547869240

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1912  * Jim Thorpe wins Olympic gold medal * Pentathlon - Stockholm Summer Olympic * Best publication to be had (very rare) Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredible athletic prowess was discovered by "Pop" Warner, one of the most influential coaches in early football history. Three year later while still at Carlisle Thorpe walked on to the track and made an impromptu high jump in street clothes, beating the school's high jumpers. He also competed in football, baseball, lacrosse, and even won the 1912 i... See More  

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Ends October 02, 2021 14:24

$380.00
192815

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Loads of Testimony 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373705258265

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 4, 1935.   * Charles Lindbergh Jr. Baby Kidnapping Trial * Mother and father take the stand * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a four column headline: "COL. AND MRS. LINDBERGH ON THE STAND; MOTHER IDENTIFIES BABY'S GARMENTS; FATHER SAYS HE HEARD LADDER CRASH" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with multiple pages of court testimony and a few related photos. Loads and loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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. Gi... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2021 14:59

$59.00
192646

SMITH ACT TRIALS Communists Party of USA Socialists GUILTY Eve 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373695866430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 14, 1949  * Smith Act trials of Communist Party leaders * Socialists - socialism - guilty verdict coming The top of the front page has heads on the Smith Act trials of Communist party leaders, with: "Jury Holds Fate of 11 Reds; Judge In His Charge Warns Communism Is Not On Trial" with various related subheads & a photo as well (see). This issue reports the first of several trials, one of the lengthiest trials in American history. The defendants were accused of violating the Smith Act, a statute which imposed penalties on those who advocated violent overthrow of the government (see hyperlink for more). A landmark case on Communism in the United States. Complete in 54 pages, this is the rag-edition, p... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2021 11:31

$57.00
192638

Woman RUTH SNYDER & Gray Prison ELECTRIC CHAIR Day of Execution 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373695857894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, Jan. 12, 1928  * Murderers Ruth Snyder & Henry Judd Gray * Prison executions (day of) - electric chair The bold banner headline announces: "RUTH'S STAY ILLEGAL" concerning the murder trial of Ruth Snyder and her paramour, Judd Gray, both found guilty of murdering Ruth's husband. A large photo of the two headed: "Ruth Snyder Moans in Terror of Death Chair". They would be executed that evening. Her execution was made famous when a journalist secretly took a photo inside the execution chamber, shown on the front page of the New York Daily News. Complete with 20 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends September 24, 2021 11:21

$40.00
192637

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393529810504

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 9, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The front page has: "Trial Of Capt. Wirz" "He Petitions the Court to be Allowed Spiritual Advisers" "The Court Refers to Letter to the War Department" "Andersonville Correspondence of the Rebel War Office" "Letters from Capt. Wirz and Gen. John H. Winder" "Cumulative Evidence of Rebel Barbarity". Captain Henry Wirz was the notorious commander of the prison camp at Andersonville. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine due to disbinding. Good condition.

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Ends September 24, 2021 11:20

$32.00
192595

HARRY ORCHARD Miner Albert Horsley Assassination Trial Idaho Gov. 1907 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393521310861

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 26, 1907 * Albert Horsley (Harry Orchard) * Idaho Governor Frank Steunenberg * Assassination - murder trial The front page has a four column heading: "TURNING LIME LIGHT ON HAYWOOD TESTIMONY" with subhead. (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 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Albert Edward Horsley, best known by the pseudonym Harry Orchard, was a miner convicted of the 1905 political assassination of former Idaho Governor Frank ... See More  

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Ends September 20, 2021 10:28

$39.00
192547

BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION Black Racial Segregation Civil Rights 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393518505586

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., May 18, 1954. * Brown vs. Board of Education * Victory over segregation in the South * Supreme Court decision (1st report) Page 7 has a 2 column heading: "Southern, Border States Face Big Problems As Court Rules Out School Segregation", followed by the opening lines, "A momentous Supreme court edict, that segregation of negro and white children in public schools is unconstitutional, confronted the south and border states today with vast social and economic problems". Additionally, on page 6 is an article discussing how the NAACP will now petition for public tax funds following the Brown vs. Board of Education ruling. This 16 page issue has a little browning with binding holes ... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2021 08:46

$115.00
192506

LOUIS BRANDEIS 1st Jewish Supreme Court Justice TAKES OFFICE Jews 1916 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393514479050

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1916   * Louis D. Brandeis inuaguration * 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice Page 6 carries a column-wide headline: "BRANDEIS SEATED ON SUPREME BENCH" with subheads "Throng of Public Men and His Family Attend Ceremonies After Oath Is Administered" "Many Congratulations" "Lord Chief Justice Reading Sends Message of Felicitation on New Justice's Appointment". "Every available seat in the courtroom of the United States Supreme Court was occupied at noon today when Louis D. Brandeis of Boston took his seat on the bench as an Associate Justice of that august tribunal... Chief Justice White, rising announced the appointment of Mr. Brandeis,... then announce the readiness of Mr. Brandeis to take the ju... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2021 15:06

$75.00
192470

HARRY ORCHARD Miner Albert Horsley Assassination Trial Idaho Gov. 1907 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393512168944

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 18, 1907 * Albert Horsley (Harry Orchard) * Idaho Governor Frank Steunenberg * Assassination - murder trial The front page has a nice banner headline: "WILL IMPEACH ORCHARD'S TESTIMONY" 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. Rare as such. Complete with 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Albert Edward Horsley, best known by the pseudonym Harry Orchard, was a miner convicted of the 1905 political assassination of former Idaho Governor Fr... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2021 14:42

$48.00
192440

Best ABRAHAM LINCOLN Springfield Illinois Funeral BURIAL 1865 Hometown Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373686747638

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL, Springfield, May 5, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln's funeral & burial * The very best title to be had * An extremely rare opportunity here Obviously a very damaged newspaper (see photos) however this is a newspaper from Lincoln's hometown, with coverage of his funeral & interment, and from the city where Lincoln was buried. Although the front page has a few tidbits regarding closing events of the Civil War & the conspiracy trials in Washington, page 2 is where the Lincoln content is found. The top of page 2 has: "Obsequies of President Lincoln" "Military Display" "Vast concourse of People" and more, with the text including: "Yesterday was a marked and eventful day; a solemn landmark in the history of... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2021 08:37

$350.00
192386

SAME SEX MARRIAGE Supreme Court LGTB Rights Ruling w/ Photos 199 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502203418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, June 27, 2013 * Obergefell v. Hodges - same-sex marriage * Supreme Court of the United States - LGBT  A rarely saved yet significant report with the banner headline announcing: " ' EQUAL DIGNITY' UNDER THE LAW - High Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide" with related subheads and photos. The complete first section with pages 1-20, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:38

$38.00
192276

SACCO & VANZETTI Nicola & Bartolomeo Murder Trial "MUST DIE" 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393497406540

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 4, 1927. * Sacco and Vanzetti * Murder and robbery * Face electric chair The front page has a very nice banner headline announcing: "SACCO, VANZETTI MUST DIE" with subheads. Related photo is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with 30 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. Nice for display.

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Ends September 10, 2021 07:52

$57.00
192179

COPPAGE V. KANSAS re. Labor Unions U.S. Supreme Court Decision 1915 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393486098794

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, January 25, 1915 * Coppage v. Kansas  re. yellow-dog contracts * United States Supreme Court decision - labor unions The front page has a banner headline: "Labor Men Lose Important Ruling By Supreme Court" 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 12 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 05, 2021 09:38

$44.00
191858

ANDERSONVILLE Georgia Civil War Prison CAPTAIN HENRY WIRZ Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373662168289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 9, 1865  * Pre-execution of Captain Henry Wirz * Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia The top of the front page has nice heads on the trial of Henry Wirz, the "demon" warden of the infamous Andersonville prison camp in South Carolina: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Case Of Wirz" "His Approaching Execution" "Moral and Physical Condition of the Prisoner" "He Indulges in Letter Writing" "Efforts of Counsel in His Behalf". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends August 27, 2021 08:14

$31.00
191849

(7) Alfred DREYFUS AFFAIR Jewish Officer Treason France TRIAL 1899 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393467613907

Offered are 7 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 12, 14, 19 & 31; Sept. 7, 8 & 9, 1899 * Dreyfus Affair trial & verdict * Political scandal in France * Miscarriage of justice * Lot of 7 issues Each issue has front page reporting on the Dreyfus Affair trial and verdict. See images for the headings. Each issue is complete with 8 pages, a few small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2021 08:10

$56.00
191757

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373657273897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 3, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The front page has: "Andersonville" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday--Gen. Bragg Relieve from Duty as a Member of the Commission--Obstreperous Conduct of Counsel Baker". Inside has: "Alabama on the Negro". Eight pages, uncut and untrimmed, a little light foxing, generally very nice.

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Ends August 22, 2021 07:38

$27.00
191660

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393452241905

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The ftpg. has reports concerning the trial of Henry Wirz, the warden of the infamous Andersonville, Georgia, prison camp from during the Civil War. First column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Details of the Proceedings on Saturday" "Testimony of a Prisoner of the Illinois Cavalry" "How Wirz Shot the Sick and Disabled" "He Boats of Killing More Yankees than Gen. Lee Can" "The Awful Horrors of the Dead Line" "One Man's Leg Almost Torn Off by the Dogs" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:54

$38.00
191632

Actor and Director WILLIAM DESMOND TAYLOR Shot Dead Murder 1922 Old Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 4, 1922 * William Desmond Taylor shot dead The front page has a one column heading: "POLICE SEEK BUTLER IN TAYLOR MURDER" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the murder of famed actor and director William Desmond Taylor which is still unsolved till this day. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with 24 pages, light toning, some spine wear, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: William Desmond Taylor (April 26, 1872 – February 1, 1922) was an Irish-born American actor, successful film director of silent movies and a popular figure in the growing Hollywood film colony of the 1910s and early 1920s. His murder on February 1, ... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:38

$42.00
191415

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


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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
191369

Best O. J. SIMPSON Murder Case Trial BLOODY GLOVES 1995 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373640408724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 16, 1995  * O. J. Simpson murder case * The 'Bloody Glove" fiasco The top of the ftpg. has a color photo captioned: "O.J. Simpson, wearing protective latex gloves, tries on one of the leather gloves found after the murders." beneath which is a one column heading: "Prosecution's Bold Move May Backfire" with the article carrying over to page 39 where is a banner headline: "GLOVES: Bold Move by Prosecution May Backfire, Legal Experts Say" with considerable text and two more photos ( ink stain here). Plus pg. 38 has head: "SIMPSON: Defendant Tries Bloody Gloves On in Court" with a color photo. The complete first section with  44 (of 158) pages, some light creasing on the front page front printing, ... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2021 12:16

$68.00
191318

The MAFIA COMMISSION TRIAL Five Crime Families Ends w/ GUILTY 1986 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373635911558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, Nov. 20, 1986 * The Mafia Commission trial ends * New York City crime families The top of page 3 has a five column heading: "'Headless' mob still dangerous" with subhead and photos of three of the family bosses. (see) Complete with all sections (40 pages), nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2021 10:15

$56.00
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