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May 09, 1945
TOPEKA DAILY CAPTIAL, May 9, 1945 Banner head: "SURRENDER ORDERS RATIFIED" Subheads include: "Stalin Announces German Surrender" "War Guns of Europe Officially Silenced" Little irregular at the spine but no text loss.
July 14, 1942
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, July 14, 1942. has the "Proceedings And Debates of the 77th Congress, Second Season" as stated just below the masthead. First leaf has a tear mended with archival tape, browned at the edges, and light staining at the bottom.
June 20, 1903
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 20, 1903 Full front page photos of Ore-Unloaders at Ashtabula Harbor, plus "Machinery for Operating Ore-Unloaders at Conneaut." Inside photos and article of the Paris to Madrid Auto Race. Good condition.
October 03, 1930
ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL from Allentown, Pennsylvnia dated October 3, 1930. This newspaper contains historic news of the day with the following headline(s): "A's Win Second Straight From Cardinals, 6-1"(banner head)! This issue is in good condition.
June 26, 1909
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, June 26, 1909 Under the lengthy: "Index of Inventions" is a very inconspicuous entry for a patent issued for: "Base ball. B.F. Shibe...#924696" which was actually for the first cork-centered baseball, issued to Ben Shibe. Its World Series debut occurred in 1910.
January 30, 1913
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER dated Jan. 30, 1913. See the photo below for the nice and early Harley-Davidson advertisement which appears on page 3 of this issue. This ad measures about 5 by 7 inches. You get the complete newspaper, which is in very nice, clean condition. The entire issue measures about 11 by 15 1/2 inches.
March 17, 1906
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N. Y. Mar. 17, 1906 Nice, full ftpg. illustration of: "The New Armored Cruiser "Tennessee"". Very slight fold crease is barely noticeable. Displayable.
January 05, 1901
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 5, 1901 The ftpg. has six photos of "The Raisin Industry Of California" showing fields, workers picking & drying raisins, the packing process, etc. The report: "California Raisin Culture", talks about the industry at Fresno. Within the issue are: "A Pyrotechnic Fire-Alarm"; "New French Armored Cruiser 'Montcalm'&... See More
October 07, 1927
NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 7, 1927 Three line, one column head: "YANKEES WIN AGAIN AS YOUTHFUL PIPGRAS BAFFLES PIRATES, 6-2" plus subheads. Noticeable foxing at center crease.
October 09, 1944
MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pa. Oct. 9, 1944 Three line, three column head: "Wendell L. Willkie Dies at 52 Of Unexpected Heart Ailment; Nation Mourns His Passing" plus a two column photo of him. Front page only.
May 15, 1945
EVENING CHRONICLE newspaper from Allentown, penna., dated May 15, 1945. See the photo below for the front page headlines concerning reports on the charges against the Nazis from just at the end of the war. This is a singlesheet in nice condition.
April 30, 1925
MID-WEEK PICTORIAL Apr. 30, 1925 Full ftpg. photo shows New York Governor Al Smith holding a baby as part of a "Children's Health Consultation Drive". Minor edge & spine wear, and a bit of browning at the edges.
June 29, 1910
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1910 Pg. 10 has a smaller 1 col. head: "Cubs Smother The Reds" re. box score with mention of: "Tinker stole home twice.", the first Major League player to accomplish this. Chipping at the edges cause some loss, but not to this. Some separation, generally good.
October 07, 1924
TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Oct. 7, 1924 First col., 3 line head: "Takes 3 Hurlers To End Senators 9th Inning Rally" with two nice 4 line subheads: "One of Wildest Maelstroms any World Series crowd Ever Witnessed Is Won By Giants, 6 To 4" & "In Parade of 'Wooden Pitchers' Four Are Used By Each Team During Hectic Fray at Polo Grounds". In nice condition.
October 12, 1925
KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, Oct. 12, 1925 First col., 3 line head: " 'Barney' Hot Again, Blanks Pirates, 4 To 0" & subhead: "Gives Only 6 Hits Despite Injury; Senators Within Game of Title". Spine a bit irreg. otherwise good.
June 15, 1930
DETROIT FREE PRESS, Annual Touring & Resort Number, June 15, 1930 A supplement to the Sunday edition containing information, facts and ads relating to travel and tourism in Michigan and elsewhere. Tabloid-size, in generally good condition.
May 28, 1929
THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, May 28, 1929 Ftpg. has nearly a banner head: "Lindy And Anne Married!" & subheads: "Only Family Present For Simple Rite" "Ceremony Performed at 4; Lindy's Mother There; News Told by Morrow's Secretary." Two column (non-wedding) photo of Lindy and Anne. Residue of address label slightly affects the head, browned and a bit of wear at the edges.
July 07, 1928
MID-WEEK PICTORIAL, July 7, 1928 Full ftpg. photo is a nice portrait of Al Smith, Gov. of NY and the Democratic Candidate for President. An inside pg. has nearly a fullpg. photo of Bobby Jones and Johnny Farrell, who had just defeated Jones for the National Golf Open. A bit of wear at the top, some foxing in the margins on the ftpg., otherwise very good.
October 22, 1951
LIFE, Oct. 22, 1951 Page 133 has the famous report by Dodgers scout Andy High in which he critiques each of the Yankee players. The story about the report is headed: "Never Saw A Report Like It" "Leo Durocher pays tribute to Brooklyn's scout's analysis of the N.Y. Yankees which didn't pull Giants through but will make fuel for the hot-stove league." Despite having the report, the Giants still lost... See More
December 27, 1936
SCREEN & RADIO WEEKLY, from the DETROIT FREE PRESS, dated Dec. 27, 1936. The photo below shows the cover featuring Greta Garbo and Robert Taylor from the movie "Camille" as described in the caption. You get the complete issue! Browned a bit at the top and the spine, otherwise in good condition. Note: Glare and discoloring due to the photography. Image is clean and color is generally sharp.
November 22, 1953
DETROIT FREE PRESS newspaper from Michigan, dated Nov. 22, 1953. See the photo below for the very nice one column report on a record-breaking speed achievement. Small binding holes at the spine, otherwise a complete issue in nice condition.
July 20, 1966
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., July 20, 1966 Page 8 has a 2 line, 2 col. head: "Sinatra And His Mia Vanish From View." The report begins: "Singer Frank Sinatra honeymooned, somewhere, with his third wife Mia Farrow today after a Las Vagas wedding...". Two col. photo of Sinatra & Farrow.
October 12, 1901
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N.Y., Oct. 12, 1901 The ftpg. has seven photos: "The Manufacture Of High-Grade Steel" re. U.S. Steel plant at West Everett, Mass. Small ink library stamp in the upper right corner, otherwise good.
December 23, 1968
EVENING TELEGRAM, Dec. 23, 1968 Two line, three column head: 'Pueblo Crew Comes Home' on the 82 U.S. Pueblo crewmen being set free from North Korea after 11 months in captivity. Minor mend.
November 05, 1904
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, November 5, 1904 The ftpg. has six photos showing: "The Manufacture Of Sawed And Sliced Veneers" which is regarding the Astoria Veneer Mills on Long Island, N.Y. Within the issue are: "80-Horse-Power Diesel Engine"; a text report "The Aeroplane"; "Electric Welding"; "A Swarm of Butterflies as Sea" and addit... See More
June 09, 1941
THE NEW-YORK TIMES, June 9, 1941 Banner head on pg. 27: "Yanks Down Browns Twice With Barrage of 7 Homers and Tie for Third" plus a two line, one column head: "DiMaggio Connects For Circuit Thrice". Subhead: "Drives Two Homers in Opener, One in 7-inning Nightcap, as Browns bow, 9-3, 8-3". Game summaries and box scores. Rag edition. Nice condition.
February 14, 1941
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 14, 1941 Banner head on pg. 21: "Bruins Sink Rangers and Set Record at 20 Games in Row Without a Defeat" & subheads: "15,312 See Boston Rally To Win, 5-3" "Rangers Get 2 Goals in First Period, Then Bruins Score 5 Without a Break" THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 14, 1941 Banner head on pg. 21: "Bruins Sink Rangers and Set Record at 20 Games in Row Without a Defeat" & subhe... See More
December 19, 1908
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, Dec. 19, 1908 Fullpg. illus: "The Aeroplane Military Scout". Show a plane in flight with the pilot making a sketch of the area. Text discusses the use of planes for scouting purposes.
April 11, 1908
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N. Y., Apr. 11, 1908 The ftpg. has two illustrations of: "The Great Arch Of The Henry Hudson Memorial Bridge". Inside text about this proposed bridge and its design. Good condition.
September 30, 1961
DETROIT FREE-PRESS WEEKLY TV MAGAZINE, Sept. 24 - Sept. 30, 1961 Formatted very much like the TV Guide, the color cover shows the cast from the cartoon Top Cat. Inside the issue are articles and photos of new and returning shows.
Complete in 36 pages measuring 10 x 7.5 inches with two binding holes at the top, otherwise in good condition.
November 30, 1912
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 30, 1912 Full fullpage photo: "The Modern Industrial Daredevil" shows a worker on a rope 500 ft. above New York. Additional photos inside of other men who work in high places. Also within the issue are: "The Fourth Paris Aviation Salon", "Inventions New and Interesting" and other articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Th... See More
January 01, 1913
THE SUMMARY, Elmira,New York, 1913 A quarto-size paper "Published Weekly by & for the Inmates of the N.Y. S. Reformatory at Elmira". The editor is noted by his prisoner number, not his name. Interesting & unusual 8 pg. newspaper printed on rag paper.
January 01, 1903
WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, New York, 1903 This interesting & quite rare newspaper is subtitled: "A Daily Journal Devoted to Financial Interests", from over a century ago. This newspaper has a wealth of early stock market reporting & would be a great companion newspaper for any modern report on the stock market.
Four pages, 10 by 13 1/2 inches, re-joined at the spine, nice con... See More
January 01, 1905
THE EXETER SUN, Exeter, California, 1905 Here is a title I've never had before, and I only have a few issues. From early in the 20th century, various news of the day. An 8 page newspaper evenly browned, loose at the spine, various chipping at the margins. Must be handled carefully.
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