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669318

Seven issue lot from Nazi-occupied Guernsey...

Item #669318

February 02, 1942

EVENING PRESS from Guernsey, Channel Islands. This is a seven issue lot from 1942 when the island was occupied by the Germans so all reports have a pro-Nazi bias yet printed in English as the residents were British.

All are in nice condition with some interesting pro-Nazi headlines.

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$38.00
671469

Nevada divorce becomes legal for all...

Item #671469

December 22, 1942

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 22, 1942  The front page has a one column heading: "NEVADA DIVORCES VALID OVER NATION" with subheads. First report coverage on the decision of Williams v. North Carolina divorce case that made it legal to divorce in the state of Nevada from any state in the United States.

Complete in 46 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high-quality newsprin... See More  

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649240

A World War II newspaper from the Navy Yard...

Item #649240

January 01, 1944

BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944  A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.

Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 16 pages, printed on high quality paper, nice condition. The photos sho... See More  

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$9.00
671496

Victory in the Pacific is boldly proclaimed...

Item #671496

August 14, 1945

THE DETROIT NEWS--EXTRA, Aug. 14, 1945  The front page is dominated by the huge, nearly 5 inch tall headline: "JAPS QUIT" above which is the head-in: "U.S. Fleet Radios:" and "also a banner head: "Await Hirohito's Word". The ftpg. also features a large photo showing the carnage at Pearl Harbor nearly 4 years earlier.

Present are only the outer... See More  

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649247

Military newspaper printed in the jungles of New Guinea...

Item #649247

October 06, 1945

GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", Oct. 6, 1945  On November 19, 1942, Australian and U.S. troops fighting Japanese invaders in the New Guinea jungle read the first issue of "Guinea Gold", a unique four-page Australian army newspaper which day after day thereafter published a record number of world scoops. It was able to do so because U.S. General Douglas MacArthur, Sup
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671133

Supreme Court rules in 3 discrimination cases...

Item #671133

June 06, 1950

NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1950  The front page has a 3 column head: "SUPREME COURT RULINGS BAR SEGREGATION IN 2 COLLEGES, ALSO VOID BIAS IN RAIL DINERS" with subheads: "Bench Unanimous" "But It Stops Short of Saying if Separation of Races Is Illegal" "Precedents Are Set Up" and more.

The text begins: "In three unanimous opinions dealing with racial ... See More  

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649230

John F. Kennedy assassinated...

Item #649230

November 22, 1963

ORLANDO EVENING STAR--EXTRA, Florida, November 22, 1963  Certainly to go down in history as one of the more memorable events of the 20th century, this newspaper has a bold banner headline proclaiming the tragedy: "PRESIDENT SLAIN" with the subhead reading: "Suspect Seized After Cop Shot".

All the text on the ftpg. deals with the Kennedy assassination & also includes a... See More  

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671487

Kennedy shot but still alive...

Item #671487

November 22, 1963

HERALD EXAMINER--EXTRA, Los Angeles, Nov. 22, 1963  Bold headline above the masthead: "KENNEDY SHOT Condition Very Critical" with the related text under the heading "Bulletin". Evidence that this is a very early & quickly-prepared edition is a ftpg. report: "Jackie Is a Wow in Texas; Kennedy Mends Fences"

Difficult to find JFK assassination reports in which ... See More  

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671488

Kennedy shot but still alive...

Item #671488

November 22, 1963

HERALD EXAMINER--EXTRA, Los Angeles, Nov. 22, 1963  Bold headline above the masthead: "KENNEDY SHOT Condition Very Critical" with the related text under the heading "Bulletin". Evidence that this is a very early & quickly-prepared edition is a ftpg. report: "Jackie Is a Wow in Texas; Kennedy Mends Fences"

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671636

Dramatic issue on the Kennedy assassination...

Item #671636

November 22, 1963

VICKSBURG EVENING POST, Mississippi, Nov. 22, 1963  One of the more dramatic front pages on the Kennedy assassination, particularly with an oddly worded headline: "KENNEDY DIES AFTER BLAST FROM SNIPER" with various related reports on the front page.

Present are the outer leaves only, pages 1, 2, 15 & 16.  Very nice condition.

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671637

Dramatic issue on the Kennedy assassination...

Item #671637

November 22, 1963

VICKSBURG EVENING POST, Mississippi, Nov. 22, 1963  One of the more dramatic front pages on the Kennedy assassination, particularly with an oddly worded headline: "KENNEDY DIES AFTER BLAST FROM SNIPER" with various related reports on the front page.

Present are the outer leaves only, pages 1, 2, 15 & 16.  A few small archival mends at margins of inside pages only, very nic... See More  

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649296

One of the best Kennedy assassination newspapers to be had...

Item #649296

November 23, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963  A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened.

The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smal
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649283

Two of the best Kennedy assassination issues to be had...

Item #649283

November 23, 1963

Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas.

Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price.



You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable ne... See More  

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$240.00
649295

Dallas newspaper on the shooting of Oswald...

Item #649295

November 25, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Dallas, Texas, November 25, 1963  Terrific and most unusual issue, as the entire front page--save for the banner headline: "Night Club Man Kills Oswald -- John F. Kennedy's Body Borne to Capitol" is taken up with a huge photo showing Jack Ruby thrusting his pistol forward in the direction of Oswald and others, a split second before Oswald was shot.

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673844

Harper Lee court case... "To Kill A Mockingbird" under fire...

Item #673844

January 16, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1966  



* Harper Lee, author of To Kill A Mockingbird joins court case

*
 
Kasturba Gandhi tries to win leadership roll in India



Page 82 contains the heading: "Harper Lee Twits School Board in Virginia for Ban on Her Novel", followed by an explanation on how she humiliated the school board saying, "To hear the novel is immoral has m... See More  

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668289

Underground newspaper from New Haven...

Item #668289

September 18, 1969

VIEW FROM THE BOTTOM, New Haven, Connecticut, Sept. 18 1969  One of the underground, or "hippie" newspapers which had a short life during this era. Filled with liberal articles, reports and a wealth of advertising. Somewhat crudely produced. This is the vol. 1 #5 issue. It lasted until at least Oct. 1, 1970.

Sixteen pages, tabloid size, good condition.

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673009

Ben Chaney Jr. - the tragic story of a young boys path to prison...

Item #673009

May 24, 1970

NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1970  The front page contains: "A Young Militant's Path to Prison", which tells the story of Ben Chaney Jr. who ended up, as a young man, "in a maximum security prison on death row".  The article continues on page 65 and takes approximately 1/2 of the page. 

Page 64 contains an article: "Images of America: Racial Felling Rem... See More  

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674046

Women's march... 50th anniversary of 19th Amendment's passage...

Item #674046

August 27, 1970

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. August 27, 1970



* 50th anniversary of women's suffrage

* New stamp commemorates the anniversary

* Women's march & strike throughout the U.S.




To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, the front page tells of the ceremony surrounding the unveiling of a Women's Suffrage stamp, with related photo. A related article is... See More  

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671618

Village Voice journalist Arthur Bell...

Item #671618

October 31, 1977

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Oct. 31, 1977  Inside has an article by Arthur Bell,  a journalist and LGBT activist who first wrote for the Village Voice in 1969 on the Stonewall riots. After Variety Reporter Addison Verrill, a friend of Bell's, was killed in 1977, Bell wrote about the case in the Voice. In response he received a call from someone claiming to have been the killer, obje... See More  

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671619

Village Voice journalist Arthur Bell...

Item #671619

October 31, 1977

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Oct. 31, 1977  Inside has an article by Arthur Bell,  a journalist and LGBT activist who first wrote for the Village Voice in 1969 on the Stonewall riots. After Variety Reporter Addison Verrill, a friend of Bell's, was killed in 1977, Bell wrote about the case in the Voice. In response he received a call from someone claiming to have been the killer, obje... See More  

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649286

War on Iraq begins... In a military newspaper...

Item #649286

January 17, 1991

THE STARS AND STRIPES--EXTRA, "Authorized Unofficial Publication for the U.S. Armed Forces", Jan. 17, 1991  The bold banner headline proclaims: "WAR ERUPTS" and beneath which is: "Air Armada Hammers Iraq" with further text. The bottom half of the ftpg. is a photo of an F-15 Eagle being refueled in Saudi Arabia.

This newspaper announces the beginning of the war o... See More  

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672901

The Minnesota Twins win the World Series...

Item #672901

October 28, 1991

Press & Sun-Bulletin, Binghamton, New York, October 28, 1991 



*  The Minnesota Twins wins the World Series

*  Sports Section only




The sports section front page has heading: "Twins take it all - Minnesota wins 1-0 in 10th to capture series"& "Braves support pitcher"  There is additional coverage on 6C.  Additional sports news of th
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649307

Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig's record...

Item #649307

September 07, 1995

THE SUN, Baltimore, September 7, 1995  A very historic issue for the baseball collector, being the Baltimore newspaper reporting Cal Ripken's 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig's record which stood for 56 years. Great headlines and photos of Ripken appear on both the front page and the 1st page of the Sports Section.

The issue is believed to be complete in multiple section... See More  

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649220

Mark McGwire sets home run record...

Item #649220

September 08, 1998

THE ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH -- STADIUM EXTRA, September 8, 1998  This "Stadium Extra Edition" reports Mark McGwire's breaking of Roger Maris' single season home run record. This issue is unique and quite difficult to find as it was only available at the stadium. Great to have this report in a St. Louis paper.

Complete in 20 pages, nice condition, some typical ink smudging (... See More  

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649306

McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #649306

September 09, 1998

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998  See the photo for a terrific & very displayable headline: "JUBILATION" celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper! This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slight even toning.

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649302

Cal Ripken Jr. ends the streak at 2,632...

Item #649302

September 21, 1998

THE SUN, Baltimore, September 21, 1998  This 52 page newspaper contains the report of Cal Ripken Jr. ending his famous streak of consecutive games played. The front page headline reads: "2,632 - Ripken Ends The Streak", and includes his response: "I thought about it and decided let's end it in the same place it started. In my home state. In front of the best fans in the wor... See More  

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672870

Barry Bonds sets a new home run record...

Item #672870

October 06, 2001

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE, Oct. 6, 2001.  The front page has small picture of Barry Bonds leading to the sports section: "San Francisco's Barry Bonds becomes the first player in history to hit more than 70 home runs in a season."



The sports section has several headings and photos associated with bonds: "Top of the Mark", "Bonds hits 71st home run to surpass McGwi... See More  

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649261

Smallest newspaper in the world...

Item #649261

January 01, 2003

VOSSA SENHORIA, Divinopolis, Brazil, 2003  A fascinating curiosity as this is the smallest newspaper in the world (as recognized by Guinness Book of Records). This monthly newspaper started in 1935 as a solution for creating a quality low-cost newspaper. Mostly in Portuguese, and containing 24 pages. Each issue is different so the issue you receive may differ from what is seen in the photo, b... See More  

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660590

Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees Ripken and Gwynn....

Item #660590

July 30, 2007

THE DAILY STAR, Oneonta, NY, July 30, 2007  The front page has the full-banner heading "75,000 welcome Ripken, Gwynn", with 2 photos related to the event. The Sports Section has: "Inductions 'overwhelming'", with a large photo of Tony Gwynn and Cal Ripken Jr., and "HALL OF FAME", with several photos from the event. 

Complete in 28 pages and in very ... See More  

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660585

Super Bowl XLIII... Pittsburgh Steelers win!

Item #660585

February 02, 2009

THE WASHINGTON POST, February 2, 2009  The front page shows a picture of Ben Roethlisberger and teammates celebrating with the heading: "SUPER BOWL XLIII | STEELERS 27, CARDINALS 23.", which includes a large photo. The sports section has several articles related to the Super Bowl game including: "On Balance, a Thriller", with a photo of Santonio Holmes, "6th Title Res... See More  

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660563

Mariano Rivera breaks save record....

Item #660563

September 20, 2011

USA TODAY, September 20, 2011



* "Mo"... "Sandman"... Mariano Rivera sets record



The front page has a mention of Mariano Rivera leading to the sports section with the heading "Mariano Rivera tallies record-breaking save in Yankees' 6-4 win against Twins, 4C."



The Sports section has a large photo of Rivera with the heading "Rivera closes out saves reco... See More  

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672871

Penn State fires coach Joe Paterno....

Item #672871

November 10, 2011

THE YORK DISPATCH, Pennsylvania, November 10, 2011  The front page has the headings "Paterno, Spanier fired", "Sandusky sex-abuse scandal engulfs Penn State University" with one photo of Joe Paterno and his wife and another photo of Penn State students rallying.

Section B starts with the heading "Paterno's long career ends with phone call" and also incl... See More  

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660581

The death of Joe Paterno....

Item #660581

January 23, 2012

USA TODAY, January 23, 2012



*  Joe Paterno, iconic Penn State coach dies 1926-2012



Front page has image photo of Coach Paterno with heading: "ICONIC COACH DIES -Final months marred by Sandusky scandal.  The coverage continues on pg. 2.



Believed to be complete with multiple sections but is being offered for the described content. In very good condition. ... See More  

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