Bonus Catalog Items

The following catalog items are only available in the electronic/web version shown below. They were unearthed after the corresponding hard-copy catalog had gone to print.

Bonus Catalog Items

The following catalog items are only available in the electronic/web version shown below. They were unearthed after the corresponding hard-copy catalog had gone to print.
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629567

1892 Spalding Hose Fair, Waverly, New York...

Item #629567

December 10, 1892

WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, December 6-10, 1892 (6 issues)  This set includes 4 single-sheet issues of the "Spalding Hose Fair" (dated Dec. 6, 7, 8, and 9), one issue of the Waverly Free Press (dated Dec. 10), and a single sheet supplement of the Waverly Free Press (dated Dec. 10) - all providing day-by-day details of the Spalding Hose Fair of 1892. All issues have browni... See More  

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629563

Late 19th century thoughts on Uncle Tom's Cabin...

Benjamin Harrison loses his wife just days before he loses the election...

Item #629563

October 29, 1892

WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, October 29, 1892  The second page of this issue has under the heading, "Death of Mrs. Harrison", a report on the death of the wife of the president - just days before he would also lose the election to Grover Cleveland (see image). Another report includes details of the Columbus Day celebration (being the 400th anniversary) and lengthy thoughts... See More  

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629561

Columbus Day to be celebrated... 400th anniversary...

Item #629561

July 23, 1892

WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, July 23, 1892  The second page of this issue contains the brief but significant report: "The president [Benjamin Harrison] has signed the joint resolution of Congress, making October 21, 1892, the four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of America, a general holiday. Whereas Columbus Day would not be established as an official federal holiday un... See More  

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629560

Homestead Steel Strike - 1892...

Item #629560

July 16, 1892

WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, July 16, 1892  The second page of this issue contains a report on the Homestead Massacre at Homestead, PA (see images) - which to-date remains one of the most significant and tragic labor disputes in U.S. history.  The strike, near Pittsburgh,was between the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers and Carnegie Steel (view here for more inf... See More  

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629559

1892 Oil City, Pennsylvania disaster...

Item #629559

June 14, 1892

WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, June 14, 1892  The second page of this issue contains a report on the Oil City, PA disaster of 1892 (see images) - which to-date remains one of Oil City's greatest tragedies (view here for more information).  The issue also contains other news of the day with period advertisements throughout.

This is complete in four pages, browning at the edge... See More  

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629532

Hayes-Wheeler ticket... Wyoming Seminary (SEM) advertisement...

Item #629532

November 06, 1876

THE MORNING REPUBLICAN, Scranton, Pennsylvania, November 6, 1876 



* The Hayes-Wheeler ticket

* Wounded vets to not receive promised compensation

* Illustrated Wyoming Seminary advertisement from the Levi Sprague era




This interesting report on the front page regarding wounded soldiers not receiving their promised compensation, multiple reports on the election 1876 throughout, a printin... See More  

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629408

Donald Forbes, "Scotland's Most Dangerous Man" - sentenced...

Item #629408

September 22, 1970

EVENING CITIZEN, Glasgow, Scotland, September 22, 1970 



* Donald Forbes, "Scotland's Most Dangerous Man", sentenced to life in jail

* Reprieved from life sentence in 1958, he kills again

* The PFLP declares hostages to be POW's




The front page has the one-column heading: "Reprieved Killer Murders Again" (with photo), which tells of the 2nd murder and convict... See More  

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629407

Adlai Stevenson II wins party nomination...

Montgomery, Alabama bus ruling... Negroes vindicated...

Item #629407

June 06, 1956

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE - Final Election Extra, California, June 6, 1956  (outer leaves only) 



* Blacks in Montgomery, Alabama are victorious!

* Adlai Stevenson wins party nomination




The front page has the huge banner heading: "ADLAI VICTORY", which tells of Adlai Stevenson II being selected as the Democratic presidential nominee. He would eventually go on to lose to Eis... See More  

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629372

Inauguration of Lyndon B. Johnson...

Item #629372

January 21, 1965

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1965 (section A)



* Lyndon B. Johnson takes oath as President
 
The best issues to be had for any presidential election or inauguration would be the famous Washington Post. This issue has a nice two line banner headline: "Johnson Takes Oath & Vows Drive For Great Society, World Without Hate" with a ftpg. color photo
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629351

Tony Blair wins again... in a London newspaper...

Item #629351

June 19, 2001

INTERNATIONAL EXPRESS, London, England, June 13-19, 2001 



* Tony Blair re-elected as Prime Minister

* First Labour P.M. to serve two consequtive full terms

* The youngest Prime Minister in over 150 years wins again



This tabloid-size displayable issue has on the cover: "WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!", with subhead: "Blair romps home and casts Hague's crushed Tories into elec... 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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629336

The Pentagon Papers...

Daniel Ellsberg case dismissed...

Item #629336

May 12, 1973

THE PLAIN DEALER, Cleveland, Ohio, May 12, 1973 (front leaf only)



* Daniel Ellsberg's case is dismissed

* Historic ruling significantly strengthening the 1st Amendment



The front leaf has the landmark 1st Amendment upholding dismissal of the Daniel Ellsberg case. The banner headline has: "ELLSBERG CASE IS DISMISSED", with subheads: "'Improper Government Conduct' Ju... See More  

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