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629040

Exploring the North Pole...

Item #629040

September 18, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 18, 1909  The entire front page is taken up with 4 photos of: "Our Arctic Explorers" showing "Peary" and "Cook" and the boats: "The Roosevelt" and "The Bradley". Inside has a lengthy article, with several photos: "Commander Peary's Discovery Of The North Pole".

Complete in 16 pages, perforate... See More  

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629247

Bobby Greenlease kidnapping....

Item #629247

October 07, 1953

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 7, 1953



* Bobby Greenlease kidnapping - found dead

* Carl Austin Hall & Bonnie Emily Brown Heady




The top of the front page is a five column headline: "Kidnapped Boy Slain; Alleged Abductors Held" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the kidnapping & murder of Bobby Greenlease.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the ... See More  

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629347

Raymond Hitchcock death....

Item #629347

November 26, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1929



* Raymond Hitchcock death (1st report)

* Silent film & stage actor - Broadway




Page 31 has one column headings: "RAYMOND HITCHCOCK DIES IN CALIFORNIA" "Musical Comedy Star, Long Ill, Collapses at His Wife's Side in Automobile" "On Stage Nearly 40 Years" and more with photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publ... See More  

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629520

St. Valentine's Day massacre in 1929....

Item #629520

February 23, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1929 



* The St. Valentine's Day Massacre 

* George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone

* Gangsters - gangland - underworld




The front page has one column headings that include: "5 ARRESTS FOLLOW FINDING OF GANG CAR IN CHICAGO SLAYINGS" "Officers Have Established That Moran's Rivals, Not Detectives, Slew His Henchmen
... See More  

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629546

Charles A. Lindbergh family flees America...

Item #629546

December 24, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1935



* Charles A. Lindbergh flees America

* American reporter Lauren "Deac" Lyman

* Pulitzer Prize winning exclusive story - part 2




The front page has a three column headline: "AMERICA SHOCKED BY EXILE FORCED ON THE LINDBERGHS; ENGLAND TO GUARD ARRIVAL" with subheads (see images). This is the 2nd installment of Lauren 'Deac' Lyma... See More  

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629816

Joe DiMaggio and Bucky Walters Camel Cigarettes ad...

Neville Chamberlain "War Situation" speech...

Item #629816

October 04, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1939



* Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's "War Situation" speech at House of Commons

* Adolph Hitler & World War II

* Joe DiMaggio and Bucky Walters Camel Cigarettes ad...




The front page has a four column headline: "CHAMBERLAIN BARS HITLER PLEDGES; SAYS THREATS WILL  NOT SWAY ALLIES; NAZIS SEE IN TALK CHANCE FOR TRUCE" with ... See More  

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629841

Tommy Brown 17 yr. old MLB HR (youngest)...

Item #629841

August 21, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1945 



* Tommy Brown - Brooklyn Dodgers 

* Youngest to ever hit a home run 




The sport's section (page 24) has a two column heading: "Pirates Swamp Dodgers, 11 to 1; Game Marked by 7 Brook Errors" with subhead: "Tom Brown's First Homer Keeps Roe From Shutout Victory..." with box scores. Brown still holds the record for... See More  

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629660

Adolph Hitler in 1930... Bobby Jones...

Item #629660

September 26, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1930  



* Adolph Hitler and the Guillotine

* Bobby Jones goes for the grand slam of golf




The top of the first column notes: "Hitler Would Scrap Versailles Treaty And Use Guillotine" "German Fascists' Chief Says at Leipzig Trial That He Will Set Up 'Third Reich'." "To Try Legal Means First" "Warns of Death F... See More  

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629058

1955 Barton Hotel fire disaster... Chicago....

Item #629058

February 13, 1955

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13, 1955



* Barton Hotel fire disaster

* Skid Row, West Madison Street

* Chicago, Illinois - transients




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "25 Derelicts Dire in Hotel Fire; Chicago Blames 'Human Torch'" First report coverage on the Barton Hotel fire at Chicago, Illinois continues inside with related photo.

Other news, s... See More  

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628926

Joseph Kennedy resigns....

Item #628926

September 21, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 21, 1935



* Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. resignation

* U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission




The front page has one column headings: "Kennedy Resigns as Sec Chairman"; "Roosevelt Praises His Leadership in Winning Confidence of Investors and Financiers" and more. (see) Article continues on page 4 with one column photo of Kennedy. Always nice to h... See More  

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629337

The Yom Kippur War...

Vice-President Spiro T. Agnew resigns...

Item #629337

October 10, 1973

CHICAGO DAILY NEWS, Chicago, Illinois, October 10, 1973 (front leaf only)



* Vice-President Agnew convicted of tax evasion

* Spiro T.Agnew resigns

* Arab-Israeli War




The front of this single-leaf has the dramatic: "Agnew quits!", with the full-banner subhead: "Gets 3 years' probation on tax charge." - with photo. Also included is: "Iraq joins war on Israel, Russ... See More  

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629626

World Series of baseball...

Item #629626

October 09, 1939

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, October 9, 1939



* 1939 World Series of baseball - MLB

* New York Yankees win World championship




This 10 page newspaper has a seven column headline on page 5: "Yankees Win Fourth Straight World Series for Grand Slam"

with subheads and box scores. 1st report coverage on the New York Yankees winning their fourth straight World Series champio... See More  

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629784

French and Indian War...

Item #629784
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1755  Contains an interesting variety of articles from during the French & Indian War in America, among which are: "Scheme For a New Lottery" "Account of American Pine" "Description of a Flying Lizard"; "Description of the City of Lisbon" and much on the earthquake there; plus many other articles.

Nea... See More  

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628798

Los Angeles Dodgers win World Series....

Item #628798

October 09, 1959

CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College, Pennsylvania, October 9, 1959



* Los Angeles Dodgers become World Series champions



The sport's section (page 15) has a nice six column headline: "Bums Wear World Crown" with subhead and more.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice.... See More  

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628889

Gilberton, Pennsylvania coal mine disaster...

Item #628889

January 22, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1935



* Gilberton, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

* Philadelphia & Reading Coal & Iron Company

* Colliery explosion disaster




Page 9 has a one column heading: "11 DEAD, 71 GASSED IN MINE EXPLOSION" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Gilberton, Pennsylvania coal mine explosion disaster. Always nice to have notable events in his... See More  

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629358

FDR's inauguration as governor...

Item #629358

January 02, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1, 1929 



* Franklin D. Roosevelt inauguration

* Governor of New York




The front page has a three column headline: "ROOSEVELT TAKES THE OATH AS GOVERNOR; CROWDS GATHER FOR INAUGURATION TODAY; REPUBLICANS OUTLINE THEIR PROGRAM" with various related subheads. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Othe... See More  

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629530

Della Sorenson arrested.... serial killer....

Item #629530

April 20, 1925

THE DETROIT NEWS, April 20, 1925



* Della Sorenson arrested

* Serial killer - poisoner




The front page of section 2 (inside) has a one column heading: "MOTHER TELLS OF POISONING 7" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the arrest of serial poisoner, Della Sorenson.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, gen... See More  

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629770

Last major train robbery in the United States...

Item #629770

November 26, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1937



* Last major train robbery in the U.S.

* Deming, Luna County, New Mexico

* Henry Loftus and Harry Donaldson




You might call it the official end of the "Wild West", but in any case the one column heading at the top of the front page announces what is considered the last major train robbery in the country: "'COWBOY' PAIR ROB SOUTHWE... See More  

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629949

Mexico invades Texas in 1842...

Item #629949

March 26, 1842

THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, March 26, 1842 



* General Mariano Arista



Page 5 has a noteworthy article headed: "Important From Texas--War Commenced--Texas Invaded by the Mexicans!" with various details. See this hyperlink for more on the Mexican invasion of 1842.

Eight pages, good condition.... See More  

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629992

Johannes Winkler... Liquid rocket flight...

Item #629992

March 15, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1931



* 1st liquid fueled rocket launch

* Johannes Winkler




Page 27 has one column headings: "LIQUID-FUEL ROCKET IN SUCCESSFUL FLIGHT" "First Projectile So Driven Rises 1,000 feet in German Test and Lands as Planned" First report coverage on the the very 1st successful launched liquid-fueled rocket. I suspect this is one of the few publication... See More  

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629999

Battle of Chippawa... Much on the loss of the Essex...

Item #629999

July 16, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 16, 1814  The first several pages have much on American manufactures with various charts, including "Manufactures from Seed".

There is much content on the War of 1812 with most under the heading: "Events of the War" with smaller heads including: "Military" "Capture of Fort Erie--Battle of Chippewa" "General
... See More  

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628716

London $5,000,000 mail train robbery...

Patrick Bouvier Kennedy birth and death...

Item #628716

August 09, 1963

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, August 9, 1963



* John F. Kennedy JFK third child born (death)

* Patrick Bouvier Kennedy

* London $5,000,000 mail train robbery




This 18 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page: "Kennedy Infant Dies As Heart Fails" with small photo of JFK.



1st report coverage on premature birth of Patrick Bouvier Kennedy. He was one o... See More  

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629846

Al "Scarface" Capone's tax probe made public....

Item #629846

November 23, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 23, 1930



* Al "Scarface" Capone's downfall surfaces

* Income tax investigation comes to light

* Chicago gangster - mob boss - beer baron




Page 2 has a one column heading: "SIFT CAPONE INCOME TO GET BACK TAXES" with subheads. (see) This investigation would be the eventual downfall of the infamous beer baron about a year later. Also mention... See More  

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628948

Celebrating the 4th of July and new Constitution...

Item #628948
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1788  A nice feature of this issue is the full page plate captioned: "The North East View of Shrewsbury Castle" with a detailed article as well. Among other articles is: "A Prophecy Relative to American Remarkably Fulfilled".

Perhaps the most notable content is near the back headed: "America - Grand Federal Procession at P... See More  

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629237

Bobby Greenlease kidnapping....

Item #629237

September 29, 1953

THE DETROIT NEWS, September 29, 1953



* Bobby Greenlease kidnapping (1st report)

* Carl Austin Hall

* Bonnie Emily Brown Heady




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Woman Kidnaps Son of Millionaire at School" with photo. (see) First report coverage on the kidnapping of Bobby Greenlease.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, ... See More  

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629321

Actor Frank Morgan death... Wizard of Oz...

Item #629321

September 19, 1949

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, September 19, 1949



* Actor Frank Morgan death

* "Wizard of Oz" title character




The front page has a one column headline: "FRANK MORGAN, ACTOR IN MOVIES, DIES AT AGE 59" with subhead and photo. (see) Morgan was best known for playing 5 roles in the "Wizard of Oz" including the wizard himself.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the d... See More  

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629332

George Wallace Shot... Supreme Court Amish Schooling Decision...

Item #629332

May 16, 1972

AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, Akron, Ohio, May 16, 1972 (front page only)



* Governor George Wallace Shot

* Amish children only need to go to school through 8th grade

* Wisconsin vs. Yoder Supreme Court Decision




This displayable front page has: "Wallace Partially Paralyzed; Says Campaign To Continue", with subheads: "Big Question: Will Wallace Walk Again?", "Then I Realized... See More  

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629403

1929 Bombing of Naco, Arizona....

Item #629403

April 03, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1929



* Bombing of Naco, Arizona

* 1929 Escobar Rebellion

* 1st aerial bombardment




Page 2 has a one column heading: "REBELS DROP BOMBS UPON NACO, ARIZ." with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the bombing of Naco, Ariziona during the 1929 Escobar Rebellion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

... See More  

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629521

Woman aviator Bobbi Trout record flight....

Item #629521

February 12, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1929



* Evelyn "Bobbi" Trout

* Female aviator - aviatrix

* Airplane endurance flight record

* Los Angeles International Airporrt




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Miss Trout Sets Mark With 17-Hour Flight; Recaptures Record Miss Smith Took From Her" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history r... See More  

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629607

Kansas joins the Union while Georgia and Arkansas leave the Union...

Item #629607

February 06, 1861

WESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, Cincinnati, Ohio, Feb. 6, 1861 



* Secession in the South

* Kansas joins Union




Page 5 has: "Congressional" reports which includes the news that Kansas has officially joined the Union on January 28. Also mention that: "...In the Senate Mr. Iverson, of Georgia, read the secession ordinance of his state, made a secession speech, and bade the Senat... See More  

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629621

Assassination of Benito Mussolini...

Item #629621

April 30, 1945

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 30, 1945 



* Benito Mussolini assassinated (1st report)

* National Fascist Party - Duce of Fascism

* World War II Italy




This issue features two column headlines near the bottom of the front page:



"Mussolini, His Mistress, 17 Fascist Leaders Executed"

"Corpse of Former Duce Hung by His Heels in Milan Square for Public Exh
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629877

The slave trade... William Wilberforce... General Wayne slaughters the Indians...

Item #629877
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  July, 1790  Included is an interesting article on an: "Apparatus of Humanity" with a related full page print captioned: "Apparatus For Communicating Heat to Bodies Apparently Dead" (see). Also a review of a new book: "The Slave Trade Indispensable; in Answer to the Speech of William Wilberforce". Further on under the he... See More  

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629991

1931 rocket sled test w/ photo.....

Item #629991

March 10, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1931



* Rocket sled on ice test w/ photo

* Syracuse University student




Page 16 has one column headings that include: "ROCKET SLED LEAPS AT A DAZZLING PACE" "Syracuse Student Vaults Fifty Feet in 2-5 of a Second on Oneida Lake" and more with photo. (see) First record coverage ob Harry W. Bull traveling on the 1st rocket ice-boat on record. I s... See More  

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629604

An opinion on the Battle or Bull Run...

Item #629604

August 28, 1861

WESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, Cincinnati, Ohio, Aug. 28, 1861 



* re. Battle of Bull Run - Manassas, Virginia



Page 4 has: "Mr. Russell's Account of the Battle of Bull Run", a writer for the London Times, with thoughts that he has a bias for the Confederacy (much like the U.K. due to their interest in the cotton market). Some additional war-related news on page 5 as well.

Eig... See More  

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628625

Ray Keech wins Indianapolis 500 in 1929...

Item #628625

May 31, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1929 



* Indianapolis 500 auto race 

* Ray Keech wins 

* Bill Spence killed



The front page has one column headings that include: "160,000 SEE SPENCE KILLED IN AUTO RACE" "Keech Wins 500-Mile Classic at Indianapolis as Young Californian Meets Death" "SKIDDING CAR HITS WALL" and more. (see) Reporting
... See More  

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628749

1955 military boxcar collision over Germany...

1955 Andover, Ohio restaurant explosion disaster....

Item #628749

August 11, 1955

THE DETROIT NEWS - EXTRA, Michigan, August 11, 1955



* Andover, Ohio - Gateway restaurant explosion



This 62 page newspaper has on the front page:  "21 Are Killed As Blast Hits Resort Town" (with photo), which tells of the explosion disaster at the Gateway Restaurant in Andover, Ohio. Also included on the front page is "67 GIs Killed As Planes Hit", with subhead, "... See More  

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628789

Coshocton, Ohio train wreck....

Item #628789

September 11, 1950

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 11, 1950



* Coshocton, Ohio train wreck

* Spirit of St. Louis

* United States soldiers killed




The front page has a two column headline: "Twenty-Five Die In Ohio Train Crash" Early, same day report here.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, tiny binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

... See More  

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629049

1889 Duluth, Minnesota riot....

Item #629049

July 12, 1889

THE COLDWATER REPUBLICAN, Semi-Weekly, Michigan, July 12, 1889



* Duluth, Minnesota

* Strike & riot




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Bloody Riot at Duluth" with subheads. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, generally in nice condition. Should be handled with care.

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629052

1943 Gulf Hotel fire disaster.... Houston, Texas...

Item #629052

September 08, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1943



* Gulf Hotel fire disaster

* Houston, Texas

* World War II




Page 17 has a one column heading: "48 PERISH IN FIRE IN HOUSTON HOTEL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Gulf Hotel fire disaster in downtown Houston, Texas where 55 lives were lost.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete ... See More  

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629344

Charles Van Doran's Quiz Show scandal...

Item #629344

February 12, 1957

THE DETROIT NEWS, February 12, 1957



* Charles Van Doran during his winnings

* "Twenty One" quiz show scandal




The front page has a three column heading: "Van Doran Wins $138,000 Makes $14.80 More Today" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, small binding holes and a little wear along the spine/1st column, library stamp near masthea... See More  

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629361

Slocum, Texas tornado disaster....

Item #629361

April 25, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1929



* Slocum, the town that blew away

* Anderson County, Texas tornado disaster

* Elinor Smith aviation feat




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Seven Killed in Texas Village by Tornado; Blizzard Isolates Area About Cheyenne" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Page 3 has a... See More  

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629413

1929 "Question Mark" airplane endurance flight....

Item #629413

January 05, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1929



* "Question Mark" (aircraft) Fokker airplane

* United States Army aviators

* Los Angeles Metropolitan Field

* Record endurance flight - Aerial refueling




The front page has a one column heading: "PLANE UP 87 HOURS STILL GOING STRONG" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 2 with photo. (see) Lengthy text.

Other news, sports ... See More  

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629414

Babe Ruth ...

Item #629414

January 04, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 4, 1929



* Babe Ruth gymnasium workout

* New York Yankee to unfit to play ?

* Major league baseball off-season




The sport's section (page 16) has a rare article re. Babe Ruth working out in a gym with a two column heading: "Ruth Starts Workouts in Gymnasium; Weighs 2341/2 but Seems in Fine Form" with subhead. (see) Such reports are probably only foun... See More  

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629504

Baldur von Schirach, leader of Hitler Youth....

Item #629504

April 01, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 1, 1935



* Baldur von Schirach photo

* Hitler-Jugend leader (Youth)

* Nazis - Germany




Page 10 has a one column heading: "REICH YOUTH CHIEF DENIES HE IS PAGAN" with subheads and photo of Baldur von Schirach. (see) Other related reports on the same page.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, minor margin wear, generally in... See More  

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629556

Shortwave beam wireless radio experiments...

Item #629556

December 19, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 19, 1928



* Shortwave radio advancements

* Beam wireless telephone

* Transmission both ways




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Beam Radio receives Code and Speech at Once In Promising Tests of Two-Way Transmission" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that w... See More  

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629585

1928 George Bernard Shaw lecture

Item #629585

December 09, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 11 only (Sunday edition), December 9, 1928



* George Bernard Shaw lecture

* Fabian Society - British socialist organization

* "The Future of Western Civilization"




The front page of this section 11 only has a nice banner headline: "SHAW PEERS DEEPLY INTO THE FURTURE; As Prophet of Western Civilization, He Sees the Main Struggle Between a Narrow Scie... See More  

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629590

Charles Lindbergh wins Harmon Trophy....

Item #629590

December 14, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1928



* Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh

* Airplane inventor Orville Wright

* Harmon Trophy presentation




Page 5 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH SHARES HONOR WITH WRIGHT" with subheads that include: "Inventor Escorts Ocean Flier to Conference Platform to Receive Harmon Trophy" and more. (see) First report coverage on Orville Wright presen... See More  

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629613

U.S. wins International Polo Cup....

Item #629613

September 11, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 1930



* International Polo Cup

* United States vs. England

* Meadowbrook Polo Club

* Old Westbury, New York




The front page has a one column heading: "UNITED STATES FOUR BEATS BRITISH, 14-9, RETAINING POLO CUP" with subheads. (see)

The sport's section (page 31) has a banner headline: "United States Retains Polo Cup, Defeating British Fou... See More  

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629885

Amelia Earhart autogiro flight w/ passenger....

Item #629885

December 20, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1930



* Amelia Earhart autogyro flight

* Willow Grove, Pennsylvania

* First to carry a passenger




Page 3 has a one column heading: "Miss Earhart Pilots Passenger In Autogiro" with subhead. See below for history description. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.

Other ... See More  

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629887

Frank Nitti guilty of tax evasion....

Item #629887

December 21, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1930



* Frank 'The Enforcer' Nitti

* Italian American gangster

* Al 'Scarface' Capone hitman

* Chicago Outfit




Page 5 has a one column heading: "THIRD CAPONE AIDE GUILTY IN TAX CASE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone's top henchman, Frank 'The Enforcer' Nitti, pleading guilty of t... See More  

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