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671222

1923 Rosewood, Florida Negro Attacks...

Item #671222

January 06, 1923

THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, January 6, 1923.



* Rosewood, Florida black massacre

* Florida race war



The front page has a brief report under the one column heading: "Posses Seeking Negro Convict In Florida Riot" (see)

Also of interest with a one column heading: "Pharaoh Tomb Yields Marvels Of Ancient Art" which is coverage on the recent opening of King Tutankhamun&#
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673005

Harding names negro for New Orleans Post; Senate Fight Coming; "Lily Whites" protest....

Item #673005

November 23, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 23, 1922  The front page has a two column heading: "Harding Names Negro for New Orleans Post; Senate Fight Coming; "Lily Whites Protest". The coverage tells of President Harding's appointment of Walter L. Cohen, to this prestigious post - the first black man to ever hold this position. Quite historic.

Complete in 44 pages.  As per the era,... See More  

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682912

Mehmed VI... last Sultan of Ottoman Empire....

Item #682912

November 19, 1922

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, November 19, 1922



* Mehmed VI - last sultan of Ottoman Empire

* Abolition of the Ottoman Sultanate




The front page has a one column heading: "ABDUL MEDJID CHOSEN CALIPH" with subhead. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 14 pages, light toning and a little wear the margins, generally good.... See More  

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673905

"Shuffle Along" - black love story on Broadway - premiere & review...

Item #673905

May 23, 1921

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1921 



* 1st all black-American love story on Broadway

* highly successful amidst significant contemporary doubts




Page 16 has: "'SHUFFLE ALONG' PREMIERE' - Negro Production Opens at Sixty-Third Street Music Hall", which provides a review of this historic play. A small ad is found on the same page (not shown in our photos). 

Complet... See More  

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679132

Rabbis reject Palestine as Jewish homeland... Cox-Roosevelt Presidential Ticket...

Item #679132

July 07, 1920

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
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617503

Duluth, Minnesota lynchings...

Item #617503

June 17, 1920

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 17, 1920 



* Duluth, Minnesota lynchings (1st report)

* 3 negro circus workers hanged 

* Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson 



Page 2 has a one column heading: "Troops on Guard In Duluth After Three Lynchings" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light browning, minor spine wear, ge... See More  

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583682

Race riot and lynching in Omaha, Nebraska...

Item #583682

September 29, 1919

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, September 29, 1919



* Omaha race riot

* William Brown lynching




This 16 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "CROWD LYNCHES NEGRO AT OMAHA AFTER LONG RIOT", "Sheriff and Deputies Fight Immense Mob for Nine Hours From Top of Burning Courthouse--Then Flames Compel Relinquishment of Prisoner" with small... See More  

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583985

Chester PA race riot in 1917....

Item #583985

July 28, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 28, 1917



* Race riots in Chester PA

* Mob - Negroes




This 16 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "MOB BEATS NEGRO", "ANOTHER NEAR DEATH",  "Riots In Chester, PA.", "Authorities Are Taken by Surprise in Night Attack by Several Thousands", and more. See phot... See More  

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681827

1917 Ell Persons lynching in Memphis...

Item #681827

May 22, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 22, 1917



* Lynching of Ell Persons (Negro)

* Memphis, Tennessee carnival mob

* Rape and murder of Antoinette Rappel




The front page has a six column headline in red lettering: "CITIZENS OF MEMPHIS ENGAGE IN LYNCHING ORGY" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issu... See More  

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681840

1917 Dan Shay murder case...

Item #681840

May 10, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 10, 1917



* Manager Dan Shay - Milwaukee Brewers

* Arrested for murder of Negro Clarence Euell

* MLB Baseball - English Hotel - Indianapolis




Page 12 has a one column photo with heading: "Dan Shay Is Held On Murder Charge" with text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues ... See More  

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588349

Hopewell, VA fire...

Item #588349

December 10, 1915

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, December 10, 1915



* Hopewell, Virginia fire

* Negro lynching




This 20 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "TOWN BURNS", "FIRE IN HOPEWELL", "Blaze Starts in Restaurant--Thousands Rendered Homeless--One Negro Lynched" and more. This is a 1st report coverage of the Hopewell, Vi... See More  

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591972

Negro lynching in Henderson, Kentucky...

Item #591972

November 29, 1915

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 29, 1915



* Henderson, Kentucky

* Negro lynching - hanging




This 14 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 3: "KENTUCKY MOB LYNCHES NEGRO", "Enters Jail by a Ruse and Swings Victim in the Public Square", "Gag Silenced Pleas For Life" and more. See photos for 1st report coverage on the lynching of Negro, Ellis Buckner, at Hender... See More  

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678029

Willard vs Johnson championship fight... Suffrage convention...

Item #678029

April 06, 1915

THE FAIRMONT TIMES, Fairmont, West Virginia, April 6, 1915  The front page of the issue has a three column, two line headline "Terrific Steam Behind Jess' Punch to pit and jaw Ended Johnson's Chances" with subheads "Crafty Warfare and Ageing Negro in Opening Frame of Havana Championship" "Bout Much Admired But Not Sufficient to Stem the Tide of Youth and "... See More  

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681685

Jess Willard defeats Johnson for the heavyweight title...

Item #681685

April 06, 1915

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 6, 1915 



* Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson 

* The "Great white hope" defeats 1st Black Boxing Champion

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report)
 



The first column of the front page has stacked heads reporting on the heavyweight boxing championship, with: "WILLARD WINS FISTIC HEAVYWEIGHT CROWN," "Kan... See More  

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668380

1915 Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson title fight...

Item #668380

April 05, 1915

JOURNAL, Milwaukee, April 5, 1915 



* Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson 

* "Great white hope" wins

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) 

* Incomplete issue but all fight reporting present




The front page has terrific photo of Willard with heading: "THE NEW CHAMPION" Also a two column heading: "TERRIFIC RIGHT TO JAW IN THE 26TH FINISHES NEGRO&qu... See More  

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681456

1915 Bandit War... Texas raids by Mexicans...

Item #681456

April 02, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 2, 1915



* Jess Williard  - "The Great White Hope"

* Negro champion Jack Johnson 

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (pre-fight)




The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "JOHNSON DETERMINED TO FIGHT SAM M'VEY SATURDAY IN HAVANA" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Ve... See More  

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670654

1913 Jack Johnson flees to Canada...

Item #670654

June 27, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 27, 1913



* Jack Johnson - World Heavyweight Champ

* 1st African American to hold title (1910)

* Flees U.S. w/ Lucille Cameron to avoid jail




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CONVICTED NEGRO PUGILIST MAKES GOOD ESCAPE TO CANADA" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 18 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, irregular alon... See More  

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601066

White slave trafficking... Walter Johnson... Coney Island...

Item #601066

May 19, 1913

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 19, 1913 The front page of the issue has a one-column headline "SAYS SLAVE TRUST EARNS MILLIONS" with subheads "Rockefeller Report Reveals Astounding Conditions Throughout the Borough of Manhattan"; "Traffic Not 'Economic'"; "Denounce Dance Halls and Makes Charge that Real Estate Agents Are Leagued with Procurers in 'Clearing Hou... 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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588779

Ocala, Florida negro lynching.....

Item #588779

November 15, 1912

VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, November 15, 1912



* Ocala FL Florida

* Negro lynching




This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on page 3: "Negro Is Lynched" and "Accused of Murder of Aged Man and His Adopted Daughter". This is a 1st report coverage of the lynching of a Freech Neals at Ocala, Florida.



Other news of the day. Usual browning with a little ma... See More  

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679845

1912 Rawlins, Wyoming Negro lynching...

Item #679845

October 02, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 2, 1912



* Negro Frank Wigfall lynching

* Wyoming State Penitentiary

* Rawlins, Carbon County




The front page has a one column heading: "'NEGRO LOCKED IN STATE PRISON LYNCHED BY CONVICTS" 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 fragi... 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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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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177650

The sinking of the "Maine"....

Item #177650

March 23, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1912



The front page of this issue is a photo of "A New Masterpiece For America."



This issue has an illustration of "The Issue" by Kemble and photos of "One Kind of Recall" which says that "Judge Thornton Massie, Attorney William Foster and Sheriff Lew Webb were shot down and killed in the county court-house at Hillsv... See More  

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589685

Alfred Vanderbilt weds... William H Lewis being ousted out the American Bar Association...

Item #589685

March 05, 1912

VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, March 5, 1912  The front page features a large photo of Mrs. Alfred G. Vanderbilt, whom he had just recently married. Just slightly more than three years later, Mr. Vanderbilt would be among the victims in the sinking of the Lusitania.



Another article within the issue is "Fights for Lewis" which was Attorney General Wickersham stating that... See More  

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177340

Colonel Mosby hangs six prisoners....

Item #177340

December 09, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1911 (our last issue)



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The American Who May Cause War."



This issue is has an article with some illustrations of "Sizing Up the Presidential Timber" by McKee Barclay. There is a double page illustration of "Mosby's Death Raffle" by Sidney w. Riesenberg and there is a full pa... See More  

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177620

Governor Foss....

Item #177620

September 02, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 2, 1911



This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page of this issue is a photo of "The End of a Record-Breaking Flight."



This issue has an article which includes "A Woodcut in an Issue of "Harper's Weekly" of the Period" of "After Bull Run" by James Barnes. There is a full page ill... See More  

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177618

Governor Woodrow Wilson.... Baseball... Coney Island...

Item #177618

August 19, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 19, 1911  This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page is a photo of" "Admiral Togo in America."

A full page is taken up with:"Some Chips from the Diamond" by Kemble, being a collection of ten somewhat comic prints of baseball players. The players include Honus Wagner, Christy "Matty" Mathews... See More  

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597199

1911 Coatesville PA negro lynching.....

Item #597199

August 14, 1911

THE ALLENTOWN LEADER, August 14, 1911 



* Harry Atwood famous airplane flight 

* Coatesville PA Pennsylvania 

* Negro lynching
 



The front page has a one column headline: "Atwood Flying From St. Louis To New York"



Page 4 has one column headlines that include:



"NEGRO IS BURNED ALIVE"

"Coatesville Colored Man Lynched"

"Hospital Cot
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177612

President Taft's New Secretary....

Item #177612

June 24, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 24, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "Two Samurai on Their Travels."



This issue has a double page illustration of "The President and His Secretary--Mr. Taft and His New Assistant, Charles Dewey Hilles, In the White House Executive Offices" by T. de Thulsstrup and there is a full page illustration of "Giving the Schoo... See More  

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177607

Industrial Issue.... Suffrage...

Item #177607

May 20, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "Marching on to Suffrage."



This issue has an illustration of "A Gallery of Golf Enthusiasts--I.--The Laird of Skibo" by Kemble. There are photos of "The March of 3,000 Women" and "Six Hundred Bankers from all America Consider the Newest Aspect of the Trust Question."... See More  

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177604

New York's New Library....

Item #177604

April 29, 1911

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177601
Item #177601

April 08, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City,  April 8, 1911



There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is an illustration of "Revenge is Sweet" by Kemble.



This issue has a photo of "New York's Democratic Senator" and an illustration of "Champ Clark and His Friends." There is a photo of "The Burning of New York's State C... See More  

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581049

Booker T. Washington in a court case... Funeral of John B. McDonald, the builder of the New York subway system...

Item #581049

March 21, 1911

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, New York, March 21, 1911  The front page of this issue contains a one-column headline "Dr. Washington Too Ill To Go To Court" with sub-headlines "Set low Issues Statement for Trustees, Expressing Their Confidence in Him" "Lawyers Hold conference" "injuries Caused by Falls, Not by Blows, Ulrich Says, Who Asserts Negro Educator Hit Him, Then ... See More  

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177598
Item #177598

March 18, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "Our Representative at the Coronation."



This issue has an illustration of "Dame Columbia: "Gracious Me, How that Boy Does Grow!"' by Kemble. There is a photo spread of "Twenty Thousand U. S. Troops for Police Duty" and a full page illustration of "The Doorway t... See More  

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177595

Rebellion in Mexico....

Item #177595

February 25, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 25, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late Archbishop Ryan."



This issue has an illustration of " 'Who Said Stand Pat?' " by Kemble. There is also a photo spread of "The Rebellion in Mexico." Plus, there is a photo of "A Bird-Man's Notable Flight" and articles of "Unique Copper ... See More  

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177593
Item #177593

February 11, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 11, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Scene of Last Week's Dynamite Disaster."



This issue has an illustration of "Old Doctor Quack: "Now,Then, As a Final Dose Take This Pill, It Will Make You Good and Strong for 1912" by Kemble. There is a photo spread of "What Thirty Tons of Dynamite Did." Ther... See More  

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177591

The Death of Paul Morton....

Item #177591

January 28, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, January 28, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late Paul Morton."



This issue has an illustration of "Suggestion for a Statue to be Placed in One of Our Public Parks or on the Peace building at the Hague." by Kemble. There is a photo of "Mrs. J. Borden Harriman" and there is an article with photos of "Tab... See More  

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651148

With the original color cover....

Item #651148

January 28, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York January 28, 1911  Still has the original color cover showing two boys in a winter scene. Color back cover is for Gold Medal Flour.

The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late Paul Morton." Also inside: "Suggestion for a Statue to be Placed in One of Our Public Parks or on the Peace building at the Hague." by Kemble. There is a photo ... See More  

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177590
Item #177590

January 21, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 21, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "William F. Sheehan."



This issue has an illustration of "Uncle Sam: "What Do You Fellows do in this Short Session of Congress?" Statesman: "Oh, Jest Set Around and Think." Uncle Sam: "Is That All?" Statesman: "Oh No; Sometimes We Jest Set."" b... See More  

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177588

Tribute to Mark Twain....

Item #177588

December 31, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1910



There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is an illustration of "Step Lively, Please!"



This issue has an illustration of "Ring Out the Old, Ring in the New" by Kemble. Also in this issue is a full page illustration of "The Vampires" by Harry Grant Dart. There is also a full page ... See More  

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177637

Early Flight...

Item #177637

November 05, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 5, 1910  Full front page photo: "Aviation Meet at Belmont Park, Long Island", with a crowd of spectators. Fullpg. inside has nine photos from the Aviation Meet. Other photos and illustrations with text throughout this 32 page issue.

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177575
Item #177575

September 10, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1910



This issue's front page is a photo of "Feasting the Sailors of the Atlantic Fleet."



This issue has an illustration of "In Training for the Fall Events--'Say, Murray, We've Got to Trim Him Down a Good Deal Before We Can Get in Good Running Shape.' " by Kemble. The double page illustration is of "The Six... See More  

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177815

Early Flight...

Item #177815

August 27, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, August 27, 1910  Full front page photo:  A New Triumph In The Science Of Flight. the photo shows John B. Moisant standing next to the plane he recently flew with a passenger aboard, across the British Channel between Calais and Tilmanstone.



The flight set a record for two persons in one plane.



Unrelated report inside: The Aeroplane In War So... See More  

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177573

Mayor Gaynor Shot.....

Item #177573

August 13, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, August 13, 1910  This issue includes two front pages, something that is very unusual. The second front page was probably added after the newspapers were printed for the week when Mayor Gaynor was shot. The first front page of this issue is a photo of "Getting on at Panama" and the second one is of "The Attempted Assassination of Mayor Gayn
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177569

Boxing... James J. Jeffries and John A. Johnson...

Item #177569

July 09, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1910



The front page of this issue has a photo of "Harvard Makes a Clean Sweep".



This issue has photos of "James J. Jeffries and John A. Johnson" and there is an article of "Johnson Wins the Great Fight." There is also "A Recent Portrait of Mrs. Leslie Carter." There was a double page illustration of "The Lead... See More  

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676430

1910 Tong Wars... re. Bow Kum murder

Item #676430

July 02, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 2, 1910



* New York City Tong War

* re. Bow Kum slave girl murder

* On Leong Chinese - Four Brothers




The front page has a three column pictorial headed: "Tong War in Chinatown, New York, Result of the Murder of Slave Girl" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era... See More  

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177562

Several Presidents of New York Banks....

Item #177562

April 23, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 23, 1910



The front page of this issue has an illustration of "'Cowboys of the Air.' "



In this issue, there is an illustration of "The Speaker of the Lower House--As He Hopes it Will Be." by H. T. Webster. This drawing then has "With Apologies to A. Canoiani, the Italian Sculptor, Whose Statue, "Dante in Hell," wa... See More  

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177555

Railroading in the Winter....

Item #177555

February 26, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1910



The front page of this issue has an illustration of "The Bully's Waterloo" by William L. Jacobs.



In this issue, there are photos of "Railroading at its Worst"; "The Song of the Sea"; "On of the Children of Destiny" and "The Play and its Players." The double page illustration is of "Unc... See More  

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177552

Paris Flooded....

Item #177552

February 05, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY,  New York, February 5, 1910



The front page of this issue has a photo of "Where the Paris Floods Did Their Worst."



There are photos of "The Flooded Section of Paris" and "A Superior Representative of 'The Inferior Sex.'" Also in this issue is an article and photos of "Canada's Athletic Prowess" and the double page i... See More  

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