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654844

1949 Bermuda Triangle disappearance... Ponzi’s death…

Item #654844

January 19, 1949

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 19, 1949



* Bermuda Triangle airplane lost

* BSAA Star Ariel disappearance

* Charles Ponzi death (1st report)




The top oof page 55 has a one column heading: "72 PLANES SEARCH SEA FOR AIRLINER" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the BSAA Star Ariel disappearance over the Bermuda Triangle.

The top of the back page has a one column heading: &... See More  

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$19.50
654745

Cuccinello brothers hit home runs in 1935...

Item #654745

July 06, 1935

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 6, 1935 



* Tony and Al Cuccinello brothers

* Home Runs in same game (1st time)




The sport's section (page 12) has a one column heading: "Giants Crushed By Dodgers, 14-4; Bucher Features" with subhead and box scores. (see) Text includes: "Tony Cuccinello topped off the slugging with a homer in the eighth while young Brother Al duplica... See More  

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654669
Item #654669

December 15, 1933

NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1933



* Crescent City, Florida

* School bus & train disaster

* John Dillinger gang member




The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "10 CHILDREN KILLED AS TRAIN HITS BUS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Crescent city, Florida school bus tragedy.

The back page has a one column heading: "GANGSTER KILLS CHICAGO OFFICER" ... See More  

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654359

Ford Madox Ford death... English novelist...

Item #654359

June 27, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1939



* Ford Madox Ford death (1st report)

* English novelist, poet, critic & editor

* "The Good Soldier" book fame




The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "FORD MADOX FORD, NOVELIST, IS DEAD" 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... See More  

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654362

Helen Keller at the 1939 World's Fair...

Item #654362

June 30, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1939



* Helen Keller - deathblindness Woman

* 1939 New York World's Fair visit




The top of page 14 has a seven column headline: "Helen Keller, Charmed by the Exposition, Promises to Visit It Again" 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.

Oth... See More  

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654382

Albert Einstein on the 1939 Jewish dilemma....

Item #654382

May 28, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1939



* Albert Einstein & the European Jews

* Continued persecution in Nazi Germany

* Jewish Homeland ? Palestine ? England ?




The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "DR. EINSTEIN URGES PATIENCE ON JEWS" with subheads. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete 1st section with all 22 pages, rag edition in nice condition.... See More  

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654411

U.S. Grant in death... Riel Rebellion...

Item #654411

April 18, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York April 18, 1885  the full ftpg. shows a street scene in Colombia: "Burning of Colon by Revolutionists." Prints inside include: "Canada--The Riel Rebellion--Convoy of Northwest Police" "Wedding of Mrs. Tom 

Thumb & Count Magri..."; a doublpg. centerfold: "Our Old Commander--Visions of the Past" shows U.S.... See More  

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654872

Jews not to take Hitler seriously in 1933 ?...

Item #654872

June 05, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 5, 1933



* Very bad advice given to Jews

* Jewish persecution at it's beginning




The top of page 9 has a one column heading: "HITLER IS 'FOOLISH,' VAUCLAIN ASSERTS" with subheads and more. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.... See More  

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654415

Copenhagen... General Andrew Jackson...

Item #654415

January 19, 1861

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 19, 1856  Among the prints within are a view of: "Copenhagen" "The Emperor Alexander II of Russia in the Streets of St. Petersburg" "Horse Bazaar at Constantinople" "Genoa", Italy; 3 scenes from Japan; a fullpg. of: "Jackson--Battle of New Orleans".

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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654465

Early X-Rays for cancer patients....

Item #654465

February 14, 1921

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 14, 1921



* Harvard physicist William Duane

* Improvement in X-Rays

* Cancer patient treatment




Page 7 has a on column heading: "IMPROVED X-RAYS FOR CANCER WORK" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning, some margin wear and chipping, with a little unrelated text loss near bottom right co... See More  

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654516

John Dillinger's toy gun escape told....

Item #654516

May 08, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1934 



* Bank robber John Dillinger

* Crown Point, Indiana Jail

* Famous wooden gun escape told




The back page has an article headed: "Dillinger's Escape Described At Trial" "Warden Testifies About 'Toy Gun' as Deputy Is Accused of Aiding Outlaw". (see) This was one of the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United ... See More  

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654569

Los Angeles' chemical explosion...

Item #654569

February 21, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, February 21, 1947



* O'Connor Electro-Plating Company

* Los Angeles, California

* Chemical explosion



This 40 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include:



* EXPLOSION KILLS 15 IN LOS ANGELES, INJURES OVER 100

* Destroys Electroplating Plant and Smashes Near-by Area With Thunderous Violence

* Chemical Mixup Blamed



and ... See More  

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654585

Women's Suffrage in 1920....

Item #654585

August 20, 1920

FITCHBURG DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, August 20, 1920

 

* Woman's Suffrage (19th Amendment)

* about a week prior



The front page has a two line, two column heading: "RATIFICATION OF SUFFRAGE MAY BE RECONSIDERED," with the subhead: "Such is the Statement of Speaker Walker of the Lower Branch of the Tennessee Legislature." A related front page article has: &quo... See More  

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654724

Joe Louis shortly after his upset loss to Schmeling...

Item #654724

October 10, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 10, 1936



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Heavyweight boxing fight

* Jorge Brescia - Argentina boxer




The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "Crowd of 5,200 Sees Louis Knock Out Brescia in Third Round at Hippodrome" with subheads and related photo. (see) This fight came shortly after Louis' famous upset loss to German boxer, Max Schmel... See More  

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654674

Y.A. Tittle sets passing records in NFL game...

Item #654674

September 06, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 6, 1948



* Y. A. Tittle sets passing records in game

* Baltimore Colts quarterback

* NFL Football




The sport's section (page 10) has a banner headline: "Tittle Sets Two Records as Colts Upset Football Yankees; Brooklyn Loses" with subheads that include: "Tittle Star Of Winners" "Gains 346 Yards on Passes and Is Responsible for Five T... See More  

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654707

Aviator Rudy Kling killed in 1937...

Item #654707

December 04, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 4, 1937



* Air Racer Rudy Kling killed

* "Pride of Lemont, Illinois"

* Air Racing - airplanes - aviation




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "2 Ace Fliers Die in Miami As Downdraft Traps Racers" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with three related photos including one of Kling, the pride of Lemont, Illi... See More  

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654698

1938 Mae West FCC radio censorship ordeal....

Item #654698

January 15, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, January 15, 1938 



* Actress Mae West

* "Adam and Eve"

* FCC censorship




The top of the front page has one column headings : "Mae West Script Brings Sharp Rebuke From FCC" "NBC Is Censured for 'Vulgar' Broadcast of 'Adam and Eve'---59 Substations Are Criticized--Company Apology IS Rejected" Coverage on famous ac... See More  

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654673

Clint Frank wins Heisman Trophy... Yale...

Item #654673

December 08, 1937

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., December 8, 1937



* Clint Frank wins Heisman Trophy

* Yale University college football




The sport's section page 18 has a two column heading: "Clint Frank of Yale Awarded Heisman Trophy" (see) First report coverage on Clint Frank winning the Heisman Trophy out of Yale University.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 page... See More  

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654735

Beatrix of the Netherlands in born...

Item #654735

February 01, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 1938



* Beatrix of the Netherlands is born

* Princess and Queen - Dutch royal family




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Princess Born to Juliana; The Netherlands Celebrates" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 4 with photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 42 pages, rag e... See More  

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$18.50
654683

Farouk of Egypt marries in 1938...

Item #654683

January 21, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1938



* Farouk of Egypt marries (1st report)

* King of Egypt and the Sudan

* Queen Farida of Egypt




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "KING FAROUK MAKES FARIDA HIS QUEEN; WILD FETE IN CAIRO" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.... See More  

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654710

Hermann Goering's Four Year Plan...

Item #654710

October 26, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1937



* Hermann Goering - Adolph Hitler

* "Four Year Plan" - economic measures

* Rearmament of Germany




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Reich to Rally World's Germans In Support of the Four-Year Plan" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in ni... See More  

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654570

Billy Arnold wins the 1930 Indianapolis 500 in record fashion...

Item #654570

May 31, 1930

QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Mass., May 31, 1930



* Indianapolis 500 classic

* Billy Arnold victory

* Most dominant win in history




The sport's section (page 7) has a one column heading: "Unknown Boy Wins 500m Miles Auto Classic" with subhead. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, a few binding slits along the spine, generally nice.



source: Indy 500 drivers: Arn... See More  

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654687

1955 Ona Munson suicide death... actress...

Item #654687

February 12, 1955

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., February 12, 1955



* Ona Munson suicide death

* American film - movie actress

* "Gone With the Wind" Belle Watling




The bottom of the front page has a small one column photo with heading: "Free Again" and brief text. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of this American actress in silent movies, vaudeville and theater.

Other news... See More  

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654693

1937 Prince Aga Khan IV as a baby in photo...

Item #654693

December 20, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 20, 1937



* Prince Aga Khan IV photo

* Imam of Nizari Ismailism




Page 15 has a two column photo with heading: "Grandson Of Aga Khan On Sled Ride In Alps" (see)

News, sports and advertisements of day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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654636

ZR-2 - R38 class airship disaster....

Item #654636

August 24, 1921

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, August 24, 1921



* ZR-2 airship crash (1st report)

* R38 class



The front page has a nice banner headline: "GIANT AIRSHIP PURCHASED BY THE UNITED STATES FROM GREAT BRITAIN EXPLODES OVER THE CITY OF HULL TODAY" with subheads and related photo. Early, 1st report coverage on the ZR-2 airship crash.



Other news, sports and adver... See More  

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654438

Great content on the Mexican War... Taylor's Proclamation to the Mexicans...

Item #654438

July 29, 1846

THE DAILY UNION, Washington City, July 29, 1846  The ftpg. has a great wealth of reporting on the Mexican War. Some of the column heads include: "One Day Later From The Army" "Trial & Honorable Acquittal of Captain Thornton--General Taylor's Proclamation--Health of the Army--Advance Towards Monterey".

Taylor's proclamation is to the Mexican people & begins... See More  

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654613

Hitler backs Italy... Man leaps from plane over Los Angeles...

Item #654613

September 07, 1937

HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, September 7, 1937  The front page has the dramatic 2-line, full-banner heading: "HITLER BACKS ITALY IN SOVIET WAR CRISIS; N. Y. STOCKS SLUMP," which includes a photo of Hitler and supporting text.

Another front page banner heading has: "MAN LEAPS TO DEATH FROM PLANE OVER L.A.," with the subhead: "Body Crashes Through Roof and Lands in Wom... See More  

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654584

Ellen Terry death.... Shakespearean actress...

Item #654584

July 21, 1928

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 21, 1928



* Ellen Terry death (1st report)

* English Shakespearean actress




The front page has a one column heading: "Ellen Terry Dies Famous Actress Quit Stage in '21" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, minor margin wear, generally in very nice con... See More  

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$17.50
654911

Supporting the cause of Prohibition...

Item #654911

May 29, 1884

THE LEVER, Chicago, Illinois, May 29, 1884  A  prohibition newspaper which railed against the sale of alcohol. Their motto in the masthead: "No License for the Liquor Traffic in Any Form or for Any Price." Most of the content is themed on this principle.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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$17.00
654524

Parson Weems' book on George Washington...

Item #654524

June 28, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 28, 1803  The back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington."

Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first bio... See More  

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654649

Emilia Earhart sighted...

Hoover wins primary...

Item #654649

June 12, 1928

THE CLEVELAND NEWS, June 12, 1928 Full front page banner headline that reads "PA CINCHES HOOVER VICTORY", with a nice picture of the ticket.  This issue also contains the following front page coverage: "Gehrig Hits Homer 14", "Sight Columbia at Nova Scotia" (an Emilia Earnhart Trans-Atlantic Flight report), "Prices Slump in Sell Flood", and much mo... See More  

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654682

1875 Danielson, Connecticut....

Item #654682

July 01, 1875

WINDHAM COUNTY TRANSCRIPT, Danielsonville, Connecticut, July 1, 1875



* Danielson - Killingly

* Uncommon title

* Windham County




News with several interesting advertisements of the day.

Larger size issue measuring 28 x 21 inches, a little wear at the margins and central fold, generally in good condition.

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654832

President Madison's Proclamation concerning this action against Spain...

Item #654832

September 16, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 16, 1815  The front page contains: "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" concerning: "...sundry persons, citizens of the United States...especially within the state of Louisiana, are conspiring together to beg...the means for a military expedition...against the dominions of Spain, with which the United S... See More  

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$14.50
654939

Stephen Douglas & Abraham Lincoln... Early baseball report...

Item #654939

September 07, 1858

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 7, 1858 



* Stephen Douglass & Abraham Lincoln

* Early baseball in New York City



The ftpg. has headlines & text on: "The Staten Island War" "Further Arrests" "Suspension of Superintendent Tallmadge" and more (see photos).

Pg. 4 has an article headed: "The President & Mr. Douglas" which mentions Lincoln as wel... See More  

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654814

Military career of Henry Dearborn... Early on wine...

Item #654814

May 16, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1812  Inside has nearly 2 pages taken up with a quite detailed biography of the military history of: "Major-General Henry Dearborn, Commander-in-Chief of the Northern Army" with a great on his career in the Revolutionary War. Also: "Cultivation of the Vine" takes over half a page concerning vineyards.

Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/1/4 4 i... See More  

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654927

David Wells gets perfect game in 1998...

Item #654927

May 18, 1998

NEW YORK POST, May 18, 1998



* David Wells pitches Perfect game

* New York Yankees - MLB baseball



This 92 page tabloid sized newspaper has a full front page photo of Wells being carried off the field with banner headline: "PERFECT!" in bold lettering and subhead. (see) More on the following pages.

Great to have in this title. Nice condition.... See More  

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654614

Edwin Booth reccomends Cocoa Beef Tonic...

Item #654614

June 16, 1881

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, June 16, 1881



* Edwin Booth, renowned actor

* brother of John Wilkes Booth




Page 4 has a one column heading: "Edwin Booth," which quotes him as saying: "It did me much good," says this celebrated actor, "in speaking of the *Liebig Co's Cocoa Beef Tonic. Beware of imitations. Ask for Cocoa Beef Tonic."

Other news a... See More  

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654760

1887 Bronson, Michigan newspaper

Item #654760

October 28, 1887

BRONSON JOURNAL, Michigan, October 28, 1887



* Uncommon title from Great Lakes region



This issue contains news and advertisements of the day.  Complete with all 4 pages, measures 25 1/2 x 19 1/2, light toning, should be handled with care.

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654725

1866 Steamer Miami explosion....

Item #654725

January 31, 1866

CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, January 31, 1866



* Steamer Miami disaster



The front page has one column headings that include: "DISASTERS" "Two Steam Boats Lost" "230 Persons Killed" and more.

Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large size issue measuring 26 x 21 inches, some light staining, generally nice.... See More  

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$13.50
654519

Early airplanes nearly collide...

Item #654519

June 20, 1914

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 20, 1914  Full front page duotone photo: " A Close Shave In The Air" shows two planes in a near mid-air collision. Report inside with 5 photos and a diagram: "The Langley Aeroplane Construction and Control Mechanism".

Complete in 16 pages, a small piece from the lower blank margin, several archival mends inside & several tears ... See More  

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$11.50
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