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160794
Item #160794

August 25, 1921

WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Pennsylvania, Aug. 25, 1921 Two line, two line head: "ZR-2 Is Wrecked In Air By An Explosion" Subheads include: "Navy Dirigible Collapses; Many Of Crew Perish" Slightly pulpish around the margins but no loss.

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$19.00
160770
Item #160770

May 05, 1945

MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsyhlvania, May 5, 1945  Two line banner head: " 'Ike' Declares Germans Beaten; Doenitz' Capitulation Awaited".  Subhead: "Holland, Denmark and Northwest Reich Surrender Unconditionally" Front page only, good condition.

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$25.00
160755

Susan B. Anthony retires...

Item #160755

February 01, 1900

THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, Feb. 1, 1900 Pg. 6 has a 1 line, 1 column head: "Drops The Gavel" & subheads: "Susan B. Anthony Retires Next Week" "From Active Suffrage Association Work" "Her Remaining Days Will Be Spent in Rochester, N.Y." Includes a 2 by 2 inch close-up illustration of Anthony. Spine is a bit irregular, browned at the edges & a bit pulpish.

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$36.00
160754

Item #160754

May 09, 1958

MORNING CALL, May 9, 1958 Two line, five column head: "Peruvian Students Stone, Spit On Nixon, Desecrate U.S. Flag". Subhead: "He Says Day 'Will Live In Infamy'" plus a four column photo of Richard Nixon in the middle of the jeering students. Front page only!

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$23.00
160753

Item #160753

January 20, 1953

MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pa. January 20, 1953 Two line, six column head: "Eisenhower Ends Democratic Rule By Becoming Nation's 34th President" Subhead: "Weather Outlook For Inauguration: Cloudy and Warm" plus related photos. Front page only!

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$16.00
160752

Item #160752

October 06, 1953

MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pa., Oct. 6, 1953 Two line, two column head: "Yanks Win Series, Clipping Bums, 4-3" tells of the New York Yankees' fifth straight World Series title. Ftpg. only!

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$21.00
160747

Item #160747

October 16, 1946

EVENING CHRONICLE, October 16, 1946 Two line, six column head: "Eyewitnesses Describe Hanging of 10 Hitler Henchmen; Goering Takes Poison" subheads include: "Rain Falls as Hangman's Noose Carries Out Allied Justice"

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$44.00
160740

Charles Jr. is born...

Item #160740

June 23, 1930

DETROIT FREE PRESS, June 23, 1930 Three column photo of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lindbergh with caption: "SON BORN TO LINDBERGHS" tells of Charles Jr.

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160721

Item #160721

December 14, 1961

DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 14, 1961 Two line, five column head: "KENNEDY TAKES RISK, BACKS UN IN CONGO" Subheads include: "Opposed in Europe and U.S."

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$17.00
160688

Item #160688

October 08, 1924

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Oct. 8, 1924 Three line, 1 column head: "Goose Hangs High In The Senators' Home Town Now" & subheads: "Leon Goslin Slugging Pride of Washington, Clubs Giants Into Decisive 7 to 4 Defeat Almost Single Handed" "Gets Four Hits, Including Homer" & more. Includes a game summary and the box score. Nice one column photo of "Goose" Goslin. Slight browning, otherwise good.

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$30.00
160685

First female cabinet member...

Item #160685

March 01, 1933

THE BOSTON HERALD, Mar. 1, 1933 The ftpg. has a 2 line, 2 column head: "Roosevelt Completes Cabinet With Miss Perkins and Roper" & subheads: "First Woman Ever to Sit in Official Family to Head Labor Dept." "Walsh Named Attorney General." Includes a two column photo of: "Miss Francis Perkins."

Complete in 26 pages, browned a bit at the edges, minor fold ... See More  

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$37.00
160672

Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig's record...

Item #160672

September 07, 1995

THE SUN, Baltimore, September 7, 1995  Offered is 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 multi... See More  

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$28.00
160671

Death of Joe DiMaggio...

Item #160671

March 09, 1999

DAILY NEWS, New York City, March 9, 1999 This is the "National Edition" with the very nice, full front page memorial to Joe DiMaggio who had just died, with a special "wrap-around" cover sheet with his photo from an earlier year with the New York Yankees. Great to have this report in a New York City newspaper.

The "wrap-around" section on DiMaggio is complete in 32-p... See More  

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$55.00
160668

McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #160668

September 09, 1998

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998  See the photo for a terrific & very displayable newspaper 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 (see images).

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$16.00
160667

Death of Joe DiMaggio...

Item #160667

March 09, 1999

NEW YORK POST, March 9, 1999 See the photo below (click on the camera icon) for the nice full frontpage photo of Joe DiMaggio who had just died the day before. Certainly the perfect newspaper to own for the death of this very famous and respected Yankee. A wealth of text and photos on him and his life inside. A complete, tabloid-size newspaper in very nice condition.

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$45.00
160621

Item #160621

May 24, 1939

TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Ks. May 24, 1939 Three line, one column head: "Sub Sinks With 59 Aboard" Subheads include: "Faint Message From Entombed Men Spurs Navy Rescue Efforts" plus map of area.

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160603

Item #160603

April 29, 1960

THE DETROIT NEWS, Apr. 29, 1960 The ftpg. has a 2 line, 6 column head: "Never Took Payola, Dick Clark Swears" & subheads: "TV Star Linked to 33 Firms" "Teen-Age Idol Feels Convicted by House Quiz". Includes a one column photo of Clark. Binding holes, otherwise in good condition.

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160589

Item #160589

November 14, 1962

THE DETROIT NEWS, Nov. 14, 1962 Ftpg. 3 line, 1 col. head: "Film Ducks Race Issue, Star Says" re. Diahann Carroll talks about a film that cast an Asian actress to star in the movie version of the Broadway musical "No Strings" which had a love affair between a white man & a black woman. Talk about the lack of roles for black actresses too. One col. photo of Carroll above the heads. Binding holes at... See More  

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$27.00
160574

Item #160574

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.

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160564

Item #160564

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.

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$21.00
160563

Unloading ore at Ashtabula harbor...

Item #160563

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.

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$21.00
160553

Item #160553

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.

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$25.00
160549

First cork-centered baseball...

Item #160549

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.

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$62.00
160548

Item #160548

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.

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$36.00
160546

Item #160546

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.

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$21.00
160540

California raisin culture...

Item #160540

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  

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160533

Yankees...

Item #160533

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.

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160523

Item #160523

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.

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$23.00
160513

Item #160513

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.

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160494

Item #160494

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.

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160484
Item #160484

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.

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$21.00
160482

Item #160482

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.

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160478

Item #160478

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.

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160421

Item #160421

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.

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160356

Item #160356

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.

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160328

Item #160328

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.

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160327

Item #160327

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  

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$39.00
160318

Item #160318

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.

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$23.00
160291

Rocket Airplane 1,327 M.P.H...

Item #160291

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.

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$21.00
160274

Item #160274

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.

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$20.00
160270

Item #160270

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.

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$17.00
160264

Item #160264

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.

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160255

The making of veneers...

Item #160255

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  

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160195

Three homers in a double-header... during the streak...

Item #160195

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.

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$43.00
160134

Boston Bruins Set Win Record...

Item #160134

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  

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$30.00
160113

Item #160113

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.

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$27.00
160109

Item #160109

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.

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$21.00
160105

"Top Cat" cartoon...

Item #160105

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.

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$20.00
160082

Daredevil... Fourth Paris Aviation...

Item #160082

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  

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$27.00
160057

Published by prison inmates...

Item #160057

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.

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$28.00
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