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177370
Item #177370

May 04, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1912



The front page of this issue is a photo of "Acting Again."



This issue has an illustration of "All Hail!" by Kemble. There are articles of "The Kaiser's Motor-Cars" by Theodore M. R. Von Keler and "The Surgeons of the Fleet" by Walter Scott Meriwether plus much more.



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177657
Item #177657

May 18, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 18, 1912



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Devastating Mississippi."



This issue has an illustration of "Let Us Act at Once" by Kemble and an article of "Princeton's New President" by John Larkin with a photo of John Grier Hibben, the new president. There is another article called "Building a Country With ... See More  

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177658

More discoveries of Pompeii.....

Item #177658

May 25, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 25, 1912  The front page of this issue is a photo of "A King Who Died Unknown."

This issue has an illustration of "Which Will Win?" by Kemble and an article with photos of "The Rewards of Baseball" by Edward Bayard Moss. There is another article called "Are Women Human Beings?" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and there ar... See More  

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177661
Item #177661

June 15, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1912

The front page of this issue is a photo of "Senator Winthrop Murray Crane."

This issue has an illustration called "His Master's Voice" by C. J. Budd. There are two photos taking up the center page. The one on the left is of Abraham Lincoln and is called "Prophecy" and the one on the right, which is of Theodore Rooseve... See More  

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578201

Corning NY train wreck disaster...

Item #578201

July 05, 1912

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, July 5, 1912



* Corning NY train wreck (Gibson)

* Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company

* Early 1st report



This 14 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "42 PERSONS DEAD AND 60 INJURED", "As Result of Collision of Trains Near Corning, N. Y." and more.  Early reporting on the ... See More  

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611706

Corning NY train wreck disaster...

Item #611706

July 05, 1912

THE SALEM EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, July 5, 1912



* Corning NY train wreck (Gibson)

* Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company



The front page has two column headlines that include: "ENGINEER IS BLAMED FOR FRIGHTFUL RAILROAD WRECK" and more. (see)  Early reporting on the Corning train wreck in New York.

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

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177669
Item #177669

August 10, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 10, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "A New Kind of Flying Boat."



In this issue there is an article called "Progress of the Campaign." The double page illustration is called "Mr. Taft Makes the First Drive" by Kemble and there is another article called "... See More  

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177670
Item #177670

August 17, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 17, 1912



In this issue there is an article called "Progress of the Campaign." The double page illustration is called "The New Order of Things--"Arise, 'Bose Flinn,' I dub thee leader. Tim Woodruff, you are next. Are there any more bosses who wish to be made leaders?'" by Kemble and much more.



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177672
Item #177672

August 31, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 31, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "The Man Higher Up."



In this issue there is an article called "Progress of the Campaign." The double page illustration is called "Passing On the Ballots--'A Vote for Taft is a Vote for Sherman'--'A Vote for Roosevel... See More  

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177638
Item #177638

September 07, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 7, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has an illustration called "T. R.: 'Follow Me. Can't You See I'm Moses?'" by Rollin Kerby.



In this issue there is an article called "Progress of the Campaign" and an article called "The Ball-player between Games" by Edward ... See More  

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177673
Item #177673

September 14, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "Jerome D. Travers, America's New Amateur Golf Champion."



In this issue there is an article called "Progress of the Campaign." There is a full page illustration called "A Little Forecast of Coming Events" by Kemble ... See More  

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177362

Governor Wilson...

Item #177362

October 26, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 26, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "The Leader of the New Crusade in the Balkans."



In this issue there is an article called "How Governor Wilson Feels" and "Mr. Taft on the Issues" both recorded by A. R. Pinci. There is also a photo of "Showing Off Ou... See More  

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177678

Humpty Dumpty...

Item #177678

November 23, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1912  This issue has a color cover.  The front page is a photo of: "Britain's New Ambassador."

In this issue there is an illustration called "Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall. Humpty Dumpty had a bad fall. All the ex-bosses And Bully Moose men, Can never put Humpty up again." by Kemble. There is a photo spread called "... See More  

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177681

Christmas issue....

Item #177681

December 14, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 14, 1912 (with color cover) This issue is a Christmas issue and has a color cover sheet over it. The front page of this issue has an illustration called "A National Calamity."

In this issue there are many short stories and illustrations including "Stories of the Christ-Child" by Charles Johnston; "Treasure Trove" by Madison Cawein ... See More  

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597660

The Essential Facility Doctrine... a significant ruling...

Federal Supreme Court ends monopoly...

Item #597660

December 17, 1912

THE CALL, San Francisco, California, December 17, 1912  The front page of this issue features a banner headline "Huge Anthracite Coal Combine Is Destroyed By Federal Supreme Court" with subheads "Six Railroads Held Monopoly In Perpetuity", "Through Fuel Companies Which They Controlled Transportation Concerns Had Contracts to Purchase Output of the 'Independent'... See More  

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177004

Industrial Series....

Item #177004

December 28, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 28, 1912



This issue is an Industrial Issue and has a color cover sheet over it. The front page of this issue has a photo called "A Recent Ceremony at the Vatican."



In this issue there is an illustration called "Mere Man and the Suffragette" by Kemble. There are photos of "Strange Air and Sea Craft from Europe" and there ar... See More  

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632299

Transporting by cableway... Curacao...

Item #632299

May 24, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 24, 1913  The front cover has "Transporting a Locomotive on a Cableway" with accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Seeing Under Water"; "The Anesthetizing Machine of Prof. Dubois": "Agriculture, Electricity and Irrigation"; "Improving a Harbor of Curacao"; and other illustrations, articles and advertise... See More  

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631500

The making of the Panama Canal...

Item #631500

December 17, 1913

The CANAL RECORD, Ancon, Canal Zone (Panama), December 17, 1913



* From the heart of the Canal Zone...

* Provides a first-hand look at the progress as it was occurring...

* Over 100  years old



The CANAL RECORD from Ancon, Isthmus of Panama, is an interesting little newspaper published by the "Isthmian Canal Commission", given free of charge to employees of the Commis
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566155

A record of the construction of the Panama Canal...

Item #566155

January 01, 1914

CANAL RECORD, Ancon, Canal Zone, 1914  This small-size periodical from the Isthmus of Panama is an interesting  newspaper published by the "Isthmian Canal Commission", given free of charge to employees of the Commission & the Panama Railroad Company. It lasted for several years documenting the construction of the Panama Canal, considered one of the finest engineering achiev... See More  

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649251

A record of the construction of the Panama Canal...

Item #649251

January 01, 1914

CANAL RECORD, Ancon, Canal Zone, 1914  This small-size periodical from the Isthmus of Panama is an interesting  newspaper published by the "Isthmian Canal Commission", given free of charge to employees of the Commission & the Panama Railroad Company. It lasted for several years documenting the construction of the Panama Canal, considered one of the finest engineering achiev... See More  

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578240

Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct...

Baseball, automotive, and aviation interest...

Item #578240

September 19, 1914

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 19, 1914



* Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct

* Baseball interest

* Automobile interest

* Early aviation



The front page has construction scenes of the Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct, with addition images and text on inside pages.  The issue also contains interesting images and articles related to baseball ("Time as a Factor in Baseball"), early av... See More  

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578802

Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct...

Baseball, automotive, and aviation interest...

Item #578802

September 19, 1914

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 19, 1914



* Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct

* Baseball interest

* Automobile interest

* Early aviation



The front page has construction scenes of the Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct, with addition images and text on inside pages.  The issue also contains interesting images and articles related to baseball ("Time as a Factor in Baseball"), early av... See More  

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632185

Railway electrification project...

Item #632185

January 23, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, January 23, 1915 The front cover has "Railroad Electrification in the Far West" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "New Light on the Great Toothed Divers of America"; "Military Surgery"; "Installation of a Gas Engine"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

Complete in sixteen pag... See More  

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646310

Locomotives and automobiles...

Item #646310

March 06, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 6, 1915  The front cover is a dramatic illustration of a locomotive rushing over a damaged bridge (see). Inside has many photos of the latest military-related items, plus some nice automobile advertisements as well, including a color back cover ad for the "Oldsmobile" (see).

Complete in 32 pages plus covers, two minor repairs at the blank spine... See More  

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632184

Railroad building in New York City...

Item #632184

August 14, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 14, 1915 The front cover has "Railroad Building Under and Over the streets of New York" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "A Mechanical Eye"; "Some Novel Automobile Accessories"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, an non-archival mend in the blank ma... See More  

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622636

Russia and Italy vs. Bulgaria... Suffragist vote...

Item #622636

October 20, 1915

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1915  The front page has a three-column, three-line headline "Russia and Italy Declare War on Bulgaria and Allies Warn Greece; Bulgars Cut the Nish Railroad" with subheads "Italian Fleet on the Way " "Allies Reject Greek View of Treaty and Land More Troops" "Some Marching overland" and more. There are additional articles ... See More  

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635861

WWI warfare...

Item #635861

December 04, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 4, 1915 The color-cover is an illustration of soldiers using a searchlight to find zepplins. Inside the issue is: "The Intermittent Waterfall"; "Recent German Naval Construction"; The Future of Radio Telephony"; "The Passing of the Steam Locomotive"; "The Manufacture of English 12-Inch Guns"; "Electricity in ... See More  

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598769

Early flight... catapulting planes from a cruiser...

Item #598769

March 18, 1916

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 18, 1916  The full front cover has a duotone illustration entitled "Launching A Sea Plane From The After Deck Of The U.S. Armored Cruiser 'North Carolina'" with an accompanying inside report "Widening the Range of the Fleets Eyes By Means of the Aeroplane Catapult."

Also within the issue is: "Operating Trains across the Gr... See More  

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223400

Pancho Villa's Death Reported in 1916...

Item #223400

April 18, 1916

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1916.

 

* Pancho Villa false death report



This 22 page newspaper has a three line, three column headline on the front page: "DOUBT OF VILLA'S DEATH GROWS; REPORTS FROM MEXICO DELAYED; TREACHERY AT PARRAL CHARGED" with many subheads. This was a false report as Pancho Villa did not die until 1923.
 
Other news of the day throughout. Usu
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657742

1916 color print of multiple locomotives...

Item #657742

July 01, 1916

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, July 1, 1916  The cover has a wonderful and highly displayable color cover of a set of three trains, as seen from the point of view of a 4th locomotive's engineer, with steam rising in the foreground.  The print shows passengers standing at the back of the caboose of one of the trains the locomotive is trailing.  Additional unrelated prints (automotive ads, ... See More  

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599927

Shepherdsville train wreck...

Item #599927

December 21, 1917

THE WILMINGTON STAR, North Carolina, December 21, 1917 



* Shepherdsville train wreck 



The front page has a two column headline: "Thirty-Eight Killed In Louisville & Nashville Wreck; 39 Others Injured". 1st report coverage on the Louisville and Nashville railroad train wreck at Shepherdsville, Kentucky.



Other news and various advertisements of the day throughout. Co... See More  

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629642

Nashville, Tennessee Train Collision in 1918.....

Item #629642

July 10, 1918

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, July 10, 1918

 

* Nashville, TN Train No. 1

* Great train wreck of 1918



This 12 page newspaper has one column headlines the front page:

"RAIL WRECK DEATH TOLL AT LEAST 100" and "Most of Victims of Head-On Collision Near Nashville Negroes on Way yo Powder Plant" with smaller subheads.



Other news of the day with much on Wor
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632987

Truck transportation...

Item #632987

August 17, 1918

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 17, 1918  The color cover page has "Forwarding Freight by Motor Truck Express to Relieve our Over-burdened Railroads" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Via Motor Truck"; "Motorized Railways"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in 32 pages in nice condition.

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537703

Andrew Carnegie death....

Item #537703

August 12, 1919

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, August 12, 1919

 

* Andrew Carnegie death

* 1st report




This 18 page newspaper has a three line, two column headline on the front page: "Andrew Carnegie Goes Way of All the Earth After Giving Millions" with subhead: "Famous Ironmaster and Philanthropist Dies of Pneumonia, After Brief Illness--His Life Story Remarkable .

 

Much more... See More  

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555678

Railroad Autombile...

Item #555678

October 11, 1919

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, from New York City, dated October 11, 1919



* Early railroad car

* Color coverr and car ad




Full front page has a color illus:



* Automobile Inspection Car For The Railroad Official



Shows a car built to travel on rails on a mountain pass, and an inspector talking to a rail worker. Report inside: "The Railroading Automobile."



Other topics with prints an... See More  

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561139

Railroading... Monoplane... Repeating Rifle...

Item #561139

December 01, 1921

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, December, 1921, from New York, New York (with color cover). This issue contains the following prints, articles, and/or ads: Comparison of the Leading Railroad Systems of the World; The 4,000-Pound Demolition Bomb; Leading Armies of the World; Abraham Lincoln and the Repeating Rifle; The Revival of the Monoplane; The Mechanism of the Pipe Organ; and many more interesting articl... See More  

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561142

Railroading... Monoplane... Repeating Rifle...

Item #561142

December 01, 1921

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, December, 1921, from New York, New York (with color cover). This issue contains the following prints, articles, and/or ads: Comparison of the Leading Railroad Systems of the World; The 4,000-Pound Demolition Bomb; Leading Armies of the World; Abraham Lincoln and the Repeating Rifle; The Revival of the Monoplane; The Mechanism of the Pipe Organ; and many more interesting articl... See More  

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202486

A wealth of inventions and period ads...

Item #202486

May 01, 1922

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May, 1922



This issue contains the following prints, articles, and/or ads: Where the Money Goes - How Uncle Sam Will Spend His Income for 1922; Our Wasteful Industries; Cutting and Fitting Beneath the Waves; Telephoning To Sea; The Industrial Production of Helium; From Railroad to Highway; Transmitting Power in Fluid Waves; New York City's Staten Island Docks; &quo... See More  

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563174

Dawson, New Mexico... Coal mine disaster...

Item #563174

February 09, 1923

THE WORLD, New York, February 9, 1923



* Dawson, New Mexico

* Coal mine disaster (1st report)

* Is a ghost town today



This 24 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 13: "125 ENTOMBED BY BLAST IN MINE WHERE MANY WERE KILLED IN 1913".



Other news of the day including reporting on the recent King Tut Tomb finding. Usual browning with little margin wear, otherwise good. S... See More  

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562949

Woodrow Wilson's death....

Item #562949

February 04, 1924

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, February 4, 1924



* Death of President Woodrow Wilson



This 20 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "FUNERAL OF WOODROW WILSON WILSON TO TAKE PLACE ON NEXT WEDNESDAY" with subheads that include: "WHOLE NATION MOURNS DEATH OF WOODROW WILSON" and much more with nice black bordered photo of Wilson.



Other news of th... See More  

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579820

Red Grange famous performance... Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr to build a railroad...

Item #579820

October 20, 1924

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1924



* Red Grange "The Galloping Ghost"

* University of Illinois famous performance

* Michigan Wolverines




This 36 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 21 that include: "ILLINOIS FAVORED TO CAPTURE TITLE", "Eleven's Decisive Victory Over Michigan Stamps It as a Big Ten Leader" and more (see photo).



Also on the ... See More  

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630632

Negro lynching...

Item #630632

August 08, 1925

THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, August 8, 1925 



* Walter Mitchell Negro lynching - hanging

*
Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Missouri 



Page 2 has a banner heading: "Lynching Of Negro Will Not Be Investigated By Missouri Authorities" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the depression era lynching in the Midwest.

Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, ... See More  

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573975

Blairsville PA train disaster...

Item #573975

June 17, 1926

THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, June 17, 1926  This 18 page newspaper has a four column headline on the front page: "RAIL WRECK KILLS 15" with subheads. (see)



This tells of the Pennsylvania Railroad passenger trains disaster at Blairsville, Pennsylvania.



Other news of the day. Light browning, otherwise good.

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655608

Chauncey Depew death...

Item #655608

April 05, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 5, 1928



* Chauncey Depew death (1st report)

* New York Central Railroad president

* United States senator - New York




The front page has a banner headline: "CHAUNCEY M. DEPEW IS DEAD" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos on the back page.

Complete with all 48 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high qualit... See More  

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618062

Amelia Earhart's Pittsburgh welcome...

Item #618062

July 25, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1928



* Aviatrix Amelia Earhart

* Post Atlantic Ocean flight

* Airplane "Friendship"

* Pittsburgh welcome




Page 5 has one column headings: "Miss Earhart Rides In Locomotive Cab" "Dons Cap and Overalls at Pittsburgh After Being Welcomed by City"1st report coverage on Amelia Earhart being Pittsburgh's guest of honor after her famo... See More  

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653285

Mary Williamson Averell death... E. H. Harriman...

Item #653285

November 08, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1932



* Mary Williamson Averell death

* American philanthropist

* E. H. Harriman's wife




The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "MRS. E. H. HARRIMAN DIES AT AGE OF 81" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Mary Williamson Averell, wife of railroad executive E. H. Harriman. I suspect this is one of the few publicatio... See More  

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657487

1933 Thomas G. W. Settle balloon flight flop...

Item #657487

August 05, 1933

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 5, 1933



* Officer Thomas G. W. Settle

* Century of Progress balloon

* Soldier Field flight failure




The front page has a great banner headline: "BALLOON RISES A  MILE; FALLS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A full back page pictorial is also nice for display. Probably only found in this Chicago publication.

Complete with all 24 pages, thi... See More  

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660286

1933 Binghamton, New York train disaster....

Item #660286

September 06, 1933

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 6, 1933



* Binghamton, Broome County, Pennsylvania

* Erie Railroad train collision disaster




The front page has a banner headline: "TRAINS CRASH; 14 DIE, 30 HURT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete i... See More  

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552667
Item #552667

September 26, 1933

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, September 26, 1933



* Tampico Mexico hurricane disaster



This 16 page newspaper has a four column headline on the front page: "Storm Destroys Tampico; 5,000 Are Believed Dead; City Begs For Quick Help" with subheads. Other news of the day throughout.



Little browning and minor wear around the margins, otherwise good.



wikipedia notes: Re... See More  

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210975

Coca Cola ad... Campbell's Tomato Soup ad...

Item #210975

October 21, 1933

LIBERTY magazine, New York, October 21, 1933. This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing a man being thrown from a horse at a fence (see photo). The back page has a nice color ad for Lucky Strike cigarettes and a color ad for Coca Cola on the inside cover. Also has a color ad for Campbells Tomato Soup. Railroad article too.  Very nice condition, and measu... See More  

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