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670605

Beginning of the federal income tax...

Item #670605

February 03, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Feb. 3, 1913  The front page banner headline proclaims the very beginning of the federal income tax with: "INCOME TAX IS ADDED TO CONSTITUTION" with subhead: "Thirty-Sixth State Ratifies Amendment Unexpectedly Today" with further detail.

This is the passage of the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution since Wyoming became the 36th... See More  

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673923

Horse racing magazine from Lexington, Kentucky...

Item #673923
THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, March 15, 1913  As the title would suggest this magazine is focused on  horse racing, and the masthead notes: "A Weekly Thoroughbred Journal Published by the Thoroughbred Record Company".

The ftpg. has a photo of the horse: "Machintla, Bay Filly, 1909" with a great wealth of text inside on the horse racing. Many horse rac... 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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674172

Previously unknown woman's rights newspaper...

Item #674172

March 21, 1914

THE NORTH SHORE REVIEW, Evanston, Illinois, March 21, 1914  Printed in the masthead: "Only Newspaper In The World Edited Exclusively By Women".

This is a quite rare newspaper themed on women's suffrage and other issues of concern for women. A relatively short-lived newspaper as it lasted only for 114 issues before closing. I can find nothing about this title online, the Illinoi... See More  

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649215

Inventions, patents, and more... From the early 1900's...

Item #649215
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York  A lot of ten issues from 1900 - 1915. Not a "supplement" of the regular issue, but rather a separate stand-alone title which got its start to report on the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Nice condition with a wealth of illustrations and photos throughout.

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670487

Death toll of the Lusitania...

Item #670487

May 08, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE San Diego, California, May 8, 1915  The banner headline announces the sobering news about the Lusitania: "DEATH LIST TOTALS 1364" with subheads including: "Number Of Americans Perishing On Steamer Is Estimated Heavy" "Situation Admitted Critical; Washington Awaits Full Report" and more.

Complete in 14 pages, minor binding indents at the blank spi... See More  

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673491

Leo Frank is lynched ...

Item #673491

August 19, 1915

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Aug. 19, 1915  The back page has one column heads on the Leo Frank case: "LYNCHING JUST, SAYS WOODWARD" "Mayor of Atlanta Upholds the Killing of Frank" " 'Brave And Loyal Men' - Relentless Slayers of Frank Will Never Be Apprehended".

The Leo Frank case involves his conviction for murdering a young girl, Mary Phagen,
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670542

Ready for the 1916 World Series: Boston vs. Brooklyn...

Item #670542

October 05, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Oct. 5, 1916  Pages 10 and 11have articles on the upcoming World Series, comparing the pitching and batting prowess of each team.

Among the articles: "Brooklyn Men Far Exceed Rivals In Hitting Says Figures On Champions" which curiously mentions Babe Ruth, but only re. his effectiveness as a pitcher, not a batter.

Babe Ruth was a pitcher
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669504

Wilson wins the presidential election...

Item #669504

November 10, 1916

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Nov. 10, 1916  The banner headline proclaims: "WILSON RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT ON FACE OF RETURNS" with various subheads including: "Result Hinges On Final Count In Four States".

This same newspaper, two days prior, proclaimed Hughes winning the election.

Complete in 16 pages, partially loose at the spine, bit of flaking at the right margins with som... See More  

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649248

By and for brewery and soft drink workers...

Item #649248
BREWERY & SOFT DRINK WORKERS' JOURNAL, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1918  An interesting folio size newspaper for members of the: "International Union of United Brewery & Soft Drink Workers" from just a year before Prohibition. Two of the inside pages are in German. An interesting newspaper for display in a home bar, etc.

Four pages, lightly toned, some minor margin tears, small b... See More  

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673612

The formal ending to World War I...

Item #673612

June 30, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, June 30, 1919 



* World War I officially ends

* Treaty of Versailles signing




The top of the first column has a report of the formal end of World War I with heads: "THE PEACE TREATY SIGNED IN THE HALL OF MIRRORS" This Formally Ends The World War of Nearly Five Years Duration". The dateline is from Versailles, France, June 28.

The re... See More  

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674035

Progressing towards Prohibition...

Item #674035

July 03, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 3, 1919  The top of the first column reports on the progress towards Prohibition: "PLAN TO STOP SALE OF STRONG BEER" "Congress And Department Of Justice After 2 3/4 Per Cent Article" with the details taking over half a column. Nationwide Prohibition would formally begin in January, 1920.

Complete in 8 pages, lightly toned, nice... See More  

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679215

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

Item #679215

July 07, 1920

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1920 



* Central Conference of American Rabbis

* Rejects labelling Palestine as Jewish homeland

* The Cox-Roosevelt Democratic Ticket




The middle of page 10 has: "ISRAEL NOT A NATION", which tells of The Central Conference of American Rabbis' declaration rejecting the phrase which states Palestine is to be a "national homeland for the Jews... See More  

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678138

Death of President Harding... burial...

Item #678138

August 11, 1923

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 11, 1923 



* President Warren Harding death

* Funeral - Marion, Ohio burial




The front page has a nice banner headline: "MARION LAYS AWAY HER DEAD, SHUNNING POMP AND PAGEANT WHILE NATION'S BUSINESS HALTS AND PEOPLE BOW IN SILENCE; FOREIGN LANDS AND SHIPS AT SEA HOLD HARDING SERVICES" with subheads and related photo (see images). Other news, sport... See More  

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678284

First Olympics under International Olympic Committee...

Item #678284

January 26, 1924

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 26, 1924



* 1st winter Olympics held

* Chamonix France




This issue has a one column headlines on page 9 that includes: "OLYMPIC ICE GAMES OPEN AT CHAMONIX", "High French Official Formally Declares Classic Sports Festival Under Way", "150 Athletes In Parade", "Competitions Start Today".



This 26 page issue has usual browning wi... See More  

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673919

Very early Boy Scout magazine...

Item #673919

March 15, 1924

THE SCOUT, London, March 15, 1924  An early issue of the Boy Scout magazine, and noted in the masthead: "Founded by Sir Robert Baden-Powell" who is credited with founding the Boy Scouts.

This was very much the "Boy's Life" of its day, with various articles & stories of interest to boys and scouts. Various illustrations as well. Complete in 24 pages, color front &a... See More  

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674144

Notre Dame's four horsemen win the Rose Bowl...

Item #674144

January 02, 1925

THE EVENING DAY, New London, Connecticut, Jan. 2, 1925  The sports page has an historic five column banner headline: "Four Horsemen of Notre Dame Ride Over Stanford Warriors" with subhead: "Notre Dame Crushes Stanford; Penn Loses". A nice summery of this historic Rose Bowl game with mention of coaches Knute Rockney and Gleen "Pop" Warner.

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678545

A newspaper from the Virgin Islands...

Item #678545

June 30, 1925

THE BULLETIN, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, U.S.A., June 30, 1925  I believe this to be the first newspaper from Virgin Islands we have offered. A rather quaint newspaper of small size with various news tidbits and a wealth of ads.

Four pages, 9 b 12 inches, nice condition.

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672643

All seven games of the 1925 Major League Baseball World Series...

Item #672643

October 08, 1925

GERENSBORO DAILY NEWS, North Carolina  A complete set of nine issues reporting on all 7 games of  the 1925 Major League Baseball World Series, issues dated October 8 thru 16, 1925.



* Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Senators 

* World Series of baseball (all 7 games)




Most have front page reports with considerable reporting on the sports pages, including the report of the fina... See More  

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678490

Roald Amundsen died at sea....

Item #678490

July 02, 1928

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 2, 1928



* Roald Amundsen death

* Norwegian polar explorer




This 16 page newspaper has three column headline on the front page: "Report Amundsen Body Found In Sea Off Norway, Unverified; England Sends Planes to Hunt" with subheads.  Curious report here as history shows his body was never found.



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

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673983

Albert Einstein in 1929....

Item #673983

January 24, 1929

NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1929  The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Einstein's New Theory Is Further Explained In Its Linking Mechanics of Electro-Dynamics". Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this venerable title.

Complete in 56 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high-quality newsprint meant for institutional... See More  

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673928

From the Panama Canal Zone...

Item #673928

March 18, 1931

THE PANAMA CANAL RECORD, Balboa Heights, Canal Zone, March 18, 1931  A little magazine noted as the: "Official Publication of the Panama Canal" with a wealth of data concerning the canal and its use including a lengthy chart of: "Movements of Ocean Vessels".

Complete in 20 pages, 6 by 9 inches, library stamp at the very top, very nice condition.

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678286

Death of Billy Sunday...

Item #678286

November 07, 1935

THE OMAHA BEE - NEWS, Nov. 7, 1935



* Billy Sunday death (1st report)

* Baseball player & evangelist




The front page has a seven column headline: "BILLY SUNDAY, EVANGELIST, IS DEAD", with dramatic image, very displayable, titled: "TYPICAL BILLY SUNDAY POSE". Additional headlines: "Illness Proves Fatal To Revivalist Who Deserted Baseball",  "Complai... See More  

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678288

Showing results for william randolph hearst Search instead for william randolph hurst William Randolph Hearst... China Clipper trans-pacific flight...

Item #678288

November 24, 1935

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Mass., Nov.24, 1935  This issue has a two column heading : "W.R. Hearst Pleads For the Ancient Wording of the Bible" which continues, "The Bible means to me the accumulation of the wisdom of the ages, preserving and transmitting the inspiration which God has given in the past to those most worthy to receive it, and which He will give now and ... See More  

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678046

The King of England dies...

Item #678046

January 21, 1936

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER--EXTRA, Jan. 21, 1936 



* Death of George V

* King of the United Kingdom




The banner headlines announce: "KING GEORGE DIES!" "Sudden Illness Fatal to English Monarch" with photos of the deceased King George V, and the future King Edward VIII.

Only 8 pages of the first of two sections, otherwise good condition.... See More  

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679222

Adolf Hitler opens the 1936 Summer Olympics...

Item #679222

August 01, 1936

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, August 1, 1936



* Olympics open in front of the Nazi Party



The front page has a three column, three line headline: "Olympic Games Given Rousing Sendoff Today At opening Ceremonies",  with subheading: "Huge Throngs Pack Stadium Despite Heavy Downpour; Roar Greeting to Hitler", and more. Coverage continues on an inside page... See More  

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678296

Hitler invades in Austria in 1938...

Item #678296

March 15, 1938

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, March 15, 1938 



* Germans capture Vienna, Austria

* Adolph Hitler

* Pre-World War II




This 6 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "HITLER TELLS WORLD ABSORPTION OF AUSTRIA GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT," with subheads.



Other news of the day throughout. Lite browning with minor margin wear, otherwise in nice conditi... See More  

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678550

Nazis put Jews into a ghetto: response to Kristallnacht...

Item #678550

November 11, 1938

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Nov.  11, 1938



* Crystal Night  (Kristallnacht)

* Night of Broken Glass

* Persecution of Jews

* Jewish ghettos announced




A banner headline announces a follow-up to what became known as Kristallnacht, the "night of broken glass".  

"HITLER TO PUSH JEWS INTO GHETTO" with subheads: "Nazis Draft Laws On Medieval Lines as &... See More  

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678257

Crystal Night (Kristallnacht)...

Item #678257

November 14, 1938

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, November 14, 1938



* re. Crystal Night (Kristallnacht)

* The night of broken glass

* Persecution of Jews




This 12 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "Strong British Protest Sent Germany Against Attacks By Reich Press" with subheads. (see)



Other news of the day throughout.



Lightly browned, otherwise in good conditio... See More  

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673975

Lou Gehrig's baseball career ends...

Item #673975

June 23, 1939

NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1939  Page 24 has various baseball reports with two column headlines: "Gehrig Is Amazed and Cheered As Messages From Fans Pour In" "Stricken Star Avoids a Demonstration at Stadium by Staying in Dugout--Move Is On to Set Aside a Day for Him" with smaller subheads.

See photos for text concerning his recent diagnosis of Infantile Paralysis ... See More  

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649270

50 issues with World War II content...

Item #649270
(50) WORLD WAR II -- A lot of fifty issues each with front page war headlines. Folio-size; nice for resale or for someone wishing to begin a collection.  The issues may have edge tears and/or a rough left spine, but they are nice for framing and do not have loss of text.

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678283

Odell Waller final words... Battle of El Alamein...

Item #678283

July 03, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1942



* Odell Waller final words

* Battle of El Alamein

* World War II Egypt




Page 19 has the final words of Odell Waller, an African-American sharecropper from Gretna, Virginia, executed for the fatal shooting of his white landlord (source wiki). Additionally, the front page has a five column headline: "BRITISH SWEEP AROUND AXIS FLANK IN EGYPT, U. S. AND R... 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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674157

Early report of the D-Day invasion, reported by the Nazis...

Item #674157

June 06, 1944

DAILY NEWS, New York, June 6, 1944  This is a rather early report of the D-Day invasion, as the headline reports: "NAZIS REPORT INVASION ON" "Say Allies Land at Le Harve; British Radio Warns Dutch". The American confirmation of the D-Day invasion would be reported in the "**** Final" edition, this being the "***Final" edition.

The front page also featu... See More  

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673927

For those who objected to the war...

Item #673927

October 01, 1944

THE CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR, New York, October, 1944   As the title suggests, this newspaper from the midst of World War II espoused non-participation by being a conscientious objector to war.

The content throughout supports this theme. Among the items: "CO Fled Draft In Bad Lands - He Then Decides That His Tactic Is Wrong, and Gives Self Up" "Germans Seen Beaten Enough&qu... See More  

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674074

A broadside "newspaper" covering World War II...

Item #674074

October 13, 1944

TEL-PICS, New York, a lot of five issues: Sept. 18, 28, 30; Oct. 4, 13, 1944  This was a broadside (printed on one side only) newspaper originally meant to be displayed in store windows, mostly taken up with a large photo of the war, plus a caption. A very unusual item.

Each measures 10 1/2 by 12 1/2 inches, once folded to envelope size with a mailing address on the reverse, good condition,
... See More  

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674166

Drop of the atomic bomb: in a newspaper not far from where it was created...

Item #674166

August 07, 1945

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, Aug. 7, 1945  A two-line banner headline announces: "TERRIFYING NEW ATOMIC BOMB LOOSED ON JAPAN; WEAPON EXPECTED TO HASTEN ENEMY SURRENDER" with subhead: "Missile 2,000 Times More Powerful Than Biggest blockbuster" "Superbomb Developed At Oak Ridge, Tenn..." with a front page photo of the: 'Mysterious Plant Makes Atomic ... See More  

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674155

Great V-J Day headline.....

Item #674155

August 15, 1945

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, August 15, 1945  One of the nicer display issues with the screaming headline above the masthead proclaiming: "P E A C E ! ! " in red ink six inches high, and another banner headline below the masthead: "TRUMAN ANNOUNCES JAPAN'S SURRENDER" with various related subheads as well.

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649247

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

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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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679128

Jackie Robinson's baseball debut in 1946... Quite historic...

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April 19, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1946.



* Jackie Robinson's baseball debut (1st report)

* First African American player in MLB




The sport's section (page 22) has one column headings: "MONTREAL WINNER AS ROBINSON STARS" "Negro Infielder Gets 4 Hits, One a 3-Run Homer, in 14-1 Rout of Jersey City" "25,000 Witness Opener" and more with related photo. (see) Fir... See More  

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678870

Young evangelist Bill Graham prays with the president Truman...

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July 15, 1950

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1950



* Young evangelist Billy Graham's 1st White House visit

* Prays with President Harry Truman 
at the White House 

* Would become the spiritual advisor to several Presidents



Buried on page 11 is the historic, but rather inconspicuous report: "President and Evangelist Pray in the White House", followed by a brief description of the... See More  

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673733

First African American to serve as governor of the United States Virgin Islands, as a federal judge, and as a federal appellate judge...

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July 20, 1950

NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1950  Page 50 has a small and somewhat inconspicuous article headed: "NEGRO JUDGE CONFIRMED" "Senate Unanimously Approves Hastie for Appeals Bench". William Henry Hastie was the first African American to serve as governor of the United States Virgin Islands, as a federal judge, and as a federal appellate judge.

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673984

Bob Feller pitches his third no-hitter....

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July 02, 1951

CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College & Bellefonte, Pa., July 2, 1951  Near the top of the sports page is: "Feller In 3rd No-Hitter" and: "Pitchers Excel in Top Tests". The report begins: "Bob Feller, king of active Major League pitchers, sits on a pedestal today as the only modern day hurler with three no-hit games to his credit..." with more.

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678589

Supreme Court Blocks President...

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June 03, 1952

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 3, 1952



* Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co vs. Sawyer

* Supreme Court decision checks Presidential Authority



The front page has a displayable photo and  a 4 column headline: "STEEL SEIZURE HELD INVALID; STRIKE CALLED IMMEDIATELY" which tells of the United States Supreme Court's decision that limited the power of the Presiden... See More  

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673978

The Korean War is over...

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July 27, 1953

DAILY RECORD, Boston, July 27, 1953  Most of the front page is taken up with the historic report that the Korean War has ended: "KOREA WAR STOPS". The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with related text datelined from Panmunjom. Very displayable as such.

Tabloid-size, complete in 48 pages, good condition.

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679284

Brown vs. Board of Education - 1st report...

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May 18, 1954

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., May 18, 1954.



* Brown vs. Board of Education - victory over segregation in the South
* 1st report - Supreme Court decides


Page has a 2 column headline: "Southern, Border States Face Big Problems As Court Rules Out School Segregation", followed by the opening lines, "A momentous Supreme court edict, that segregation of negro and whit
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675665

Lousianna school integration...

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November 14, 1960

THE DETROIT NEWS, Nov. 14, 1960 



* The front page has the dramatic 6 column headline: "La. Troopers Called to Close Schools" and "Legislators Defy U.S. Court Order". The coverage describing : "A caravan of state troopers massed on the fringes of New Orleans at dawn today, a few hours before five Negro girls were to enter the first of two white public schools",... See More  

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669410

School Bible reading unconstitutional...

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June 18, 1963

THE PLAIN DEALER, Cleveland, Ohio, June 18, 1963



* Bible reading in school is banned by the Supreme Court



Although we have had several newspapers reporting this event, this is the very first issue we have seen with a banner (edge to edge) headline announcing: "SCHOOL BIBLE-READING BARRED".

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673982

School Bible reading unconstitutional...

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June 18, 1963

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, June 18, 1963  Although we have had several newspapers reporting this event, rarely are they found with a banner (edge to edge) headline announcing: "BIBLE CAN'T BE REQUIRED" led in with: "Court Tells Schools:"

Included is a subhead: "Lord's Prayer Also Out". The front page also has a photo of Mrs. Madalyn E. Murray along w... See More  

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649230

John F. Kennedy assassinated...

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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".

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