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191003

Best JOHN WAYNE GACY Serial Killer Rapist Pogo the Clown TRIAL 1980 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373622490981

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUN-TIMES, Chicago, March 12, 1980  * John Wayne Gacy's trial ends * American serial killer * "Pogo the Clown"  * From the city where it happened (rare) Page 4 has coverage at the ends of Gacy's trail with headings: "'Do the right thing,' Gacy lawyer tells jury" and "Jekyll-Hyde tie-in; A final gamble by Gacy's side" with related illustration. (see) Gacy would be found guilty on this very day. Great to have in this Chicago publication, rare as such. I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reason to save it at the time. Complete with all 140 pages, tabloid size issue, minor light foxing at the margins, very nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2021 09:31

$78.00
190999

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS New Capital of Washington D.C. Welcome 1800 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373622488574

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 21, 1800  * President John Adams * New U.S. capital welcome The front page has a letter from the residents of the City of Washington to the President welcoming him to the new capital of the nation, followed by his answer: "To the Inhabitants of the City of Washington" thanking them, signed in type: John Adams. Page 2 begins with an item from Alexandria: "The President of the United States arrived in this town this day, escorted by a troop of horse, and welcomed by the assembled citizens with that cordiality and respect which they once delighted to show their illustrious but now deceased neighbour." This is followed by more on Adams' arrival at Washington, including mention of the de... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2021 09:29

$98.00
190998

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393404129065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 7, 1907 * Albert Horsley (Harry Orchard) * Idaho Governor Frank Steunenberg * Assassination - murder trial The front page has a four column headline: "ORCHARD A GAMBLER. BIGAMIST AND THIEF" 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, 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 Steunenberg. The ca... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2021 09:28

$49.00
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
190878

PIERCE CITY MO Missouri NEGROES Lynchings Mobs Race Riots War 1901 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393393995258

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: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 20, 1901 * Pierce City, Missouri * Negroes lynchings * Race riots - war The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RACE RIOT IS RAGING" 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 ... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2021 15:01

$44.00
190843

DULUTH MN Minnesota Circus Workers NEGROES Lynchings Hangings 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393389833403

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: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1920  * Duluth, Minnesota lynchings  * 3 Negro circus workers hanged  * Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson  The top of page 3 has one column headings: "MOVE TO PUNISH DULUTH LYNCHERS" "Thirteen Negroes Held After Triple Hanging--Similar Attack Followed Circus at South Bend" and more. (see) Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2021 08:31

$55.00
190708

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer Chicago MURDER CASTLE Trial 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373603992609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Oct. 30, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * America's 1st serial killer trial * Chicago murder castle The top of page 2 has one column headings: "HIS COUNSEL RECALLED" "Holmes Gives Up the Attempt to Conduct His Own Defense" and more. (see) Report takes up over a full column. Coverage of the trial against H. H. Holmes for murder. Holmes is considered to be America's first serial killer. Nice to have in a publication close to Philadelphia, the city where the trial took place. Complete with 4 pages, light toning, some margin wear with small tears, loose along the spine, some small pencil markings, very fragile, must be handled with care.

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Ends July 04, 2021 13:16

$50.00
191051

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373624237751

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 6, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination trial * Conspirators - assassins The top of the first column on the front page has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Official Version of the Suppressed Testimony" "A Letter From Jeff. Davis" "The Trial On Monday" and more concerning the trial of those who conspired to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Eight pages, uncut and untrimmed, nice condition.

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Ends June 29, 2021 11:55

$33.99
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
190373

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373585852676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 10, 1865  * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The first column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Evidence of the Infernal Spirit of Gen. Winder" "Official Document by a Rebel Inspector-General" "He Says Winder Openly Proposed to Starve Men to Death" "That Was Cheaper than to Build a Larger Stockade" "The Prison Denounced as Horrible Beyond Description" with more. This content takes over 2 columns of the ftpg.  Eight pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, good condition.

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Ends June 19, 2021 15:16

$39.00
190245

Best Mobster AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Case CLOSES 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393322309497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 17, 1931  * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Day of his guilty verdict * Infamous tax evasion trial * Best title to be had - very rare The front page has a one column heading: "FATE OF CAPONE WILL REST WITH THE JURY TODAY" with subhead and small photo of the leading prosecutor. Coverage continues on page 8. Capone would be found guilty on this very day. Although "Scareface" Al Capone was involved in many criminal activities, it was tax evasion which ultimately put him behind bars. He would receive the guilty verdict the following day. Terrific to have this report in a Chicago newspaper. Very rare as such. The complete 30 page newspaper and this is the "rag edition" printed on very high ... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2021 13:39

$115.00
190208

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393321430471

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 June 14, 2021 09:51

$48.00
190102

1813 USS CHESAPEAKE vs. HMS Shannon Naval Battle War of 1812 Military Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373576310195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, Aug. 24, 1813  * USS Chesapeake vs. HMS Shannon * War of 1812 naval battle The front page is taken up with: "Indian Eloquence" which is a speech by one of the chiefs of the Six Nations; "Indian Hostilities" "Creek Indians" and "Campaign Against the Creek Indians". Perhaps the most notable report inside is headed: "Captain James Lawrence" which is essentially a eulogy on this fallen hero, mentioning: "...The recollection of the brave & generous Lawrence...now absorbs every feeling dear to humanity, virtue & glory..." and even includes his very famous final words: "...When he pronounces the emphatic words of the immortal Lawrence--'Don't give up the ship, let the flag wave while I live'...". Great to... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2021 08:19

$87.00
189876

HARRY KENDALL THAW & Evelyn Nesbit - Stanford White MURDER Trial 1907 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393283452292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 7, 1907 * Harry Thaw & Evelyn Nesbit * Stanford White murder trial The front page has a banner headline: "EVELYN NESBIT THAW AS A WITNESS" 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 8 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends May 30, 2021 13:18

$44.00
189866

HARRY THAW Stanford White MURDER Trial of the Century HUNG JURY 1907 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373562279446

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 12, 1907 * Harry Thaw & Stanford White * 1st murder trial ends w/ a hung jury The front page has a nice banner headline: "Thaw Jury Disagreed and Is Discharged" 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 8 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Thaw was tried twice for the murder of White. Due to the unusual amount of publicity the case had received, it was ordered that the jury members be sequestered—the first time in the history of American jurisprudence that such a r... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2021 13:14

$58.00
189864

ABE Abraham RUEF San Francisco Political Boss & Lawyer CORRUPTION 1907 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393283414962

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 15, 1907 * Abraham "Abe" Ruef bribery case * Corrupt political boss & lawyer * San Francisco, California mayor The front page has a nice banner headline: "ABE RUEF PLEADS GUILTY" 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 6 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: On December 6, 1906, Ruef and Schmitz were arraigned in court. "As the indictments were read out by the clerk, Ruef made clear his disdain for the proceedings by standing with his back to the judge." At the time of his... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2021 13:13

$40.00
189795

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373559184183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-UNION, Rochester, New York, Jan. 23, 1973  * Abortion made legal (1st report) * Roe v. Wade decision * U.S. Supreme Court Although the front page has report on the funeral plans for Lyndon B. Johnson, the most notable content is on page 11 which reports on the historic Roe vs. Wade abortion case. The top of the page has: "Supreme Court: Abortion Battle Lines Drawn". The first paragraph reads: "Supporters of New York's permissive abortion law breathed a sigh of relief, while opponents shifted their fire to Washington yesterday after the U.S. Supreme Court voted 7 to 2 to limit states' rights to restrict abortions...". Present are sections A and C with 34 (of 50) pages. Very nice condition.

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Ends May 28, 2021 09:57

$84.00
189790

HARRY THAW Stanford White MURDER Trial of the Century BEGINS 1907 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373559178016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 23, 1907 * Harry Thaw & Stanford White * Murder Trial begins (1st report) The top of the front page has two column headline: "TRIAL OF HARRY THAW COMMENCED TODAY" 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, small library stamps within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends May 28, 2021 09:48

$40.00
189711

HUBERT LATHAM French Aviator Aviation Aiplanes Pioneer FLIGHT Fail1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393271945417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 27, 1909 * Hubert Latham fails on 2nd attempt * French aviator - aviation pioneer * Airplane flight across the English Channel The top of the front page has a two column headline: "LATHAM FAILS ON 2ND TRIAL" 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, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: On 27 July, Latham made a second attempt to cross the Channel. He was within minutes of arriving in the vicinity of Dover when engine failure again forced him... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2021 08:46

$40.00
189673

EDWIN BOOTH Did It ? Abraham Lincoln Assassins Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373551626784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 11, 1865  * Trial of the conspirators * Edwin Booth ? The front page has: "The Trial - The Evidence on Saturday" being that of the Lincoln conspirators. One bit notes: "...after the assassination of the President I heard...that it was Edwin Booth who assassinated the President..." with more. Page 2 has much on Reconstruction including: "The Blacks" "His Future Condition in the South" "The Southern Press On His Prospects" "The Suffrage Question" "Objects of the National Freedman's Relief Association" "The Maryland Apprentice System". Eight pages, nice condition

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Ends May 22, 2021 11:01

$35.00
189667

Rare 19th Century HONOLULU HI Hawaiian Kingdom w/ Advertisements 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393258599107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, Honolulu, November 18, 1890  * Rare 19th century Hawaiian publication Nineteenth century newspapers from Hawaii are extremely uncommon and therefore very desirable among collectors. Here is such an issue from what is now the capital city of Hawaii, and from when Hawaii was known as the Kingdom of Hawaii. The front page features a rather large photo of: "The Government House, Honolulu". This is a quite historic building, originally intended to be the royal palace for King Kamehameha V but was actually used as a government building. Today it is the home of the Hawaii State Supreme Court. Complete in 12 pages, irregular & some tears at the spine, minimal margin wear.

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Ends May 22, 2021 10:59

$138.00
189492

LOCHNER V. NEW YORK United States Supreme Court Decision Work Day 1905 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373540538972

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 10, 1905 * United States Supreme Court decision * Lochner v. New York - 10 hour work day The top of the front page has a one column heading: "10-HOUR DAY LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL" 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, 2 small library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 14, 2021 15:10

$48.00
189383

KID CANN Minneapolis MN Jewish Mobster Gangster ACQUITTED Murder 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393239276019

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 19, 1936 * Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd * Jewish-American mobster - gangster * Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime The front page has a five column heading: "Acquit Cann in Liggett Slaying" with subheads. (see) Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Isadore Blumenfeld. 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary sub... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2021 08:12

$48.00
189249

BEECHER-TILTON SCANDAL Adultry Trial Victoria Claflin Woodhull 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393231182601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 26, 1875 * Henry Ward Beecher * Elizabeth Tilton * Adultery trial * Victoria Woodhull This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THEODORE AND VICTORIA" "Tilton's Oft-Repeated Visits to the Woodhull Mansion" and more. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 02, 2021 11:07

$28.00
189186

Rare PIRATES EXPLOITS OFF VIRGINIA COAST King William III Era 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373522576576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, June, 1700  * From the turn of the 18th century * Great pirates account reporting Certainly the most notable content is the report of a pirate capturing a ship off the coast of Virginia, but the King's ship Shoreham came to the rescue--commanded by he Governor, Nicholson-- and after a 10 hour fight overtook the pirate. See the photos for the detailed report. This is a documented event from the pirate era of America. The back story, as provided by virginiaplaces.org, fills in many of the details of this event: "In 1700, the pirate Lewis Guittar captured a fast merchant vessel, the La Paix (Peace) in Barbados, converted it int... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:18

$545.00
189025

SCHOOL SEGREGATION Supreme Court Ruling CIVIL RIGHTS Negroes Race 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373513329292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Oct. 30, 1969  * School segregation must end * U.S. Supreme Court ruling The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Supreme Court School Ruling Hailed, Hit" and more. This is first report coverage of the Supreme Court ruling that schools must end segregation. Complete in 18 pages, small binding holes near the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends April 25, 2021 14:01

$58.00
188860

OLIVE WHARRY Militant Suffragette Imprisoned - Kew Gardens Arson 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393212368235

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 7, 1913 * Militant suffragette Olive Wharry Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "SUFFRAGETTE IS SENTENCED TO 18 MONTHS" (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 24 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: On 7 March 1913, aged 27, Wharry and Lilian Lenton were sent to Holloway Prison for setting fire to the tea pavilion at Kew Gardens, causing £900 worth of damage. The pavilion's owners had only insured it for £500. During her trial at the Old ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2021 08:37

$40.00
188853

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal INSANITY PLEA 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373508858387

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1935 * Albert Fish insanity plea * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The back page has a one column heading: "Albert Fish Loses Plea" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2021 08:32

$40.00
188641

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393183337348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1929  * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder * York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 3 has an article headed: "PRISONER TOLD HIM 'I GOT THE WITCH'" "Third Witness at York (Pa.) Trial Makes Charge Against One Defendant" "Halts 'Witchcraft' Case" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 11, 2021 15:25

$52.00
188639

Jonas Salk POLIO VACCINE Experimental Medical TRIAL Begins 1954 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393183336980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 26, 1954  * Jonas Salk * Polio vaccine Page 8 has a historic report on beginning of the polio vaccine trial with a one column heading: "VACCINE OKAYED FOR POLIO TESTS" with subhead. (see) Complete with 52 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 11, 2021 15:24

$48.00
188341

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393165051353

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1865  * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Most of the front page is taken up with reports on the trial of the commandant of the infamous Andersonville, South Carolina, prison camp, Henry Wirz, with headlines: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Preliminaries Settled & Witnesses Called" "He is Abundantly Supplied With Able Counsel" "Full Report of the Testimony Taken Yesterday" and more. This text actually takes over two-thirds of the front page, with considerable detail of the trial. Also on the front page are related heads including: "Return of the Andersonville Burial Party" "Their Report Upon the Condition of that Earthly Hell" "The Graves of 13,000 M... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:30

$29.00
188221

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473600141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 31, 1883  * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of the front page has column heads: "PROVING AN ALIBI" "The Defense in the James Case Outlines Its Work" "Testimony Adduced that Frank was Not at Winston" "Gen. Joe Shelby Creates a Scene in the Witness Box" "Breaking the Links Forged by the Prosecution--A Host of Witnesses on the Stand". This is fine & detailed coverage of the trial of Frank James, outlaw brother of Jesse, with the text taking 3 columns on the ftpg. and over a column on pg. 2. Ten pages, a few minor creases, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:51

$78.00
188211

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal DEATH ROW HARM 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473595268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial - self-harm * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The back page has a one column heading: "Fish Again Slashes Himself In His Cell" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen cont... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:42

$44.00
188199

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Nice Masthead & Stamp1766 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153190341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Nov. 3, 1766  Page 2 is mostly taken up with news reports headed: "America" with datelines from Martinique and New York, the latter having details concerning a trial. Four pages, handsome masthead, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:32

$28.00
188154

CHARLES EVANS HUGHES Sworn In Supreme Court of the United States 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373471182537

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 10, 1910 * Charles Evans Hughes sworn in * Supreme Court of the United States The front page has a two column heading: "HUGHES IS SWORN IN AS MEMBER 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 10 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 22, 2021 09:08

$52.00
188060

Rare 17th Century THE ATHENIAN MERCURY w/ Philadelphia Quakers Ad 1693 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463125993

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Nov. 14, 1693 * Rare 17th century publication * Philadelphia Quakers trial book ad This was a "gentleman's" newspaper very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics done in question/answer format. Published at a time when there were no newspapers printing in the American colonies. The back page has a nice ad for a book: "The JUDGMENT given forth by 28 Quakers on George Keith and his Friends, with Answers to the said Judgment, declaring those 28 Quakers to be No Christians: As also an Appeal (for which several were Imprisoned) by the said George Keith, etc. to the Yearly Meeting, 1692. With a full account of the said Yearly ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:41

$98.00
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
187951

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT v. American Tobacco Co. Case DECISION 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458229871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 29, 1911 * United States Supreme Court case decision * United States v. American Tobacco Co. The front page has a banner headline: "DECISION OF SUPREME COURT IS AGAINST THE TOBACCO TRUST" 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 12 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:39

$68.00
187936

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Polygamy Trial - Chicago Fire - Lowry War 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130546539

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 20, 1871  * Great Chicago Fire disaster * Brigham Young polygamy trial * Lowry War - North Carolina Page 4 begins with a stack of heads concerning the Great Chicago Fire: "CHICAGO" "Graphic Description of the Destruction of the City That Was" "The Loss $475,000,000 and Two Hundred Lives" "The Red March of the Flames" "Mad People in a Hell of Fire" "Thieves & Murderers" "The Reign of Terror After the Ruin". Page 8 begins with heads: "THE LAWLESS LOWREYS" "Exploits of the Most Extraordinary Gang of Outlaws Known to Crime" "Robeson County, North Carolina, in Anarchy" and more. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murder... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:54

$76.00
187901

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373457998571

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 9, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The first column heads include: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "The Prisoner Applies for Spiritual Advisers" "More Shocking Barbarities" "Complicity of the Richmond Authorities" "Documentary Evidence". Andersonville prison camp was commanded by Captain Henry Wirz, who was tried and executed after the war for war crimes. It was overcrowded to four times its capacity, with an inadequate water supply, inadequate food rations, and unsanitary conditions. Of the approximately 45,000 Union prisoners held at Camp Sumter during the war, nearly 13,000 died. The chief causes of death were scurvy, diarrhea, and dysentery. Eight pages, never b... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:35

$37.00
187778

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393125694700

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson. The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treasury Department" "The Defeat of the Constitutional Amendment in Alabama". This impeachment coverage carries over to take one-third of the back page as well. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 07:29

$39.00
187713

Public SCHOOL PRAYER & Bible Reading Ruled Voted Unconstitutional 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393120647200

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN, Arizona, June 17, 1963 * School prayer & Bible reading * Banned by the Supreme Court  * Early, same day first report The top of the front page announces a significant Supreme Court ruling which would change the way daily activities in public schools across the country would be conducted. The seven column headline announces: "REQUIRED BIBLE READING IN SCHOOL HELD ILLEGAL" with a subhead: "Lord's Prayer Also Out". Present are pages 1,2,5,6, 11, 12, 13, 14 of a 48 page issue. Nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2021 15:25

$67.00
187664

1908 STANDARD OIL CO. (Indiana) Kenesaw Mountain Landis CASE 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373448691058

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 22, 1908 * Standard Oil co. (Indiana) court case * Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis The front page has a nice banner headline: "BIG STANDARD OIL CASE IS REVERSED" with subheads and photo of Landis. (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, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes, generally nice.

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Ends March 03, 2021 07:26

$40.00
187644

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373448010417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 5, 1935.   * Charles Lindbergh Jr. Baby Kidnapping Trial * Mother and father take the stand * Much on court testimony The front page has a nice banner headline: "'HAUPTMANN DID IT'--LINDY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Much more on pages 6 & 7 with court testimony and a related photo. Loads of text here. More photos are on the back page. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends March 02, 2021 15:08

$56.00
187497

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Begins Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393111579077

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1925  * Scopes Monkey Trial beginning  * Dayton, Tennessee  * William Jennings Bryan  * Clarence Darrow The front page has much content on the historic "monkey trial" at Dayton, Tennessee, with a front page photo of the: "First Picture of the Scopes Jury" and headlines: "Fight Over Expert Witnesses Looms" "Lawyers Expect To Settle That Question Today" "Prosecution in Scopes' Case Sees No Need for Calling Scientists in Trial of High School Teacher" and more. Twelve pages, some minor margin chipping, generally good condition.

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Ends February 27, 2021 15:14

$47.00
187395

FORD'S THEATRE Government to Buy ? & Andersonville Prison Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393110009167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1865 * Government to buy Ford's Theater ? * Andersonville Prison - Henry Wirz Page 5 has an item with small head: "Ford's Theater" concerning the possibility of the government buying it or renting it (see). Also on pg. 5: "Base Ball" "Keystone of Philadelphia vs. Mutual of New York" with much text & a box score. Page 4 has: "Justice Upon the Murderers of the Prisoners" begins: "The assassins of the President disposed of, the government will next take in hand the ruffians who tortured to death thousands of Union prisoners..." meaning Wirz & others from the Andersonville prison. This takes over a full column. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:20

$32.00
187381

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393109229735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The top of the first column of the front page has one column headings: "IMPEACHMENT" "The Opening Argument for the Defense Concluded" and more. Text takes up the entire front page and most of the back page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2021 15:38

$38.00
187327

JOHN DILLINGER Crown Point Indiana Courtroom PHOTOS 1934 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105161288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 10, 1934 * John Dillinger back to jail * Crown Point, Indiana photos * Post-Tuscon Arizona capture The back page has a 3 photo pictorial of John Dillinger in a Crown Point, Indiana courtroom. The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "MURDER TRIAL OF DILLINGER IS SET FOR MARCH 12" with subhead. (see) Dillinger would make his infamous escape from the Crown Point jail a few weeks later with a fake gun. Nice to have in this famous Chicago publication, the city where Dillinger would ultimately be taken out.  Complete with 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:09

$62.00
187181

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432163065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 5, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz Among the front page first column heads are: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "Testimony of the Prisoner's Clerk" "Counsel Baker Rebuked by the Court" "Extraordinary Statements of a Spy" "The 'Camp' A Land Flowing With Milk and Honey". The Andersonville Prison was commanded by Captain Henry Wirz, who was tried and executed after the war for war crimes. It was overcrowded to four times its capacity, with an inadequate water supply, inadequate food rations, and unsanitary conditions. Of the approximately 45,000 Union prisoners held at Camp Sumter during the war, nearly 13,000 died. Eight pages, never bound or trimmed, good condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:35

$37.00
187045

HARRY KENDALL THAW 1st Insanity NOT GUILTY Stanford White Murder 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093804808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., February 1, 1908  * 1st successful use of insanity plea in court  * Harry Thaw - Stanford White murder trial The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Harry K. Thaw Acquitted Today Of Murder Of Stanford White" with subheads. (see) Ten pages, light toning, piece torn away at the bottom right corner which causes a little text loss to the Thaw report, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: There were two trials. At the first, the jury was deadlocked: at the second, pleading insanity, Evelyn testified. Thaw's mother told Evelyn that if she would testify that Stanford White abused her and that Harry only tried to protect her, she'd receive a divorce from Ha... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 15:20

$48.00
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