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675829

End of World War II is very near...

Item #675829

August 12, 1945

DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, Rochester, New York, Aug. 12, 1945  Banner headline: "JAP REPLY TO STIFF TERMS WAITED; PUPPET ROLE OFFERED TO HIROHITO" with subhead: "Capital Expects Quick Tokyo OK; V-J Day Planned".

Additionally, the ftpg. has two photos headed: "First Atomic Bomb Made Obsolete bye Success of New Type Used on Nagasaki; Technicians Assemble More for Use If... See More  

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675827

Battle of Guadalcanal...

Item #675827

November 17, 1942

MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, Iowa, Nov. 17, 1942  A nice banner headline on the historic naval battle of Guadalcanal: "HAIL U.S. PACIFIC TRIUMPH" "23 Jap Warships Sunk; Foresee Yank Victory in Guadalcanal" with more subheads.

The complete section one with 16 pages, regaled at the spine, nice condition.

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675822

It's D-Day: the invasion has begun...

Item #675822

June 06, 1944

FREMONT NEWS-MESSENGER--EXTRA, Ohio, June 6, 1944. The banner headline announces: "ALLIED INVASION STARTS" with subheads: "Troops Attack Germans Near Seine Estuary" "Armadas Of Airplanes, Warships Join With parachute Units". 

Also a photo of: "General Dwight D. Eisenhower" headed: "In His Hands", and a nice map showing; "Where Allied Tro... See More  

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675820

Dramatic & displayable issue on the beginning of World War II...

Item #675820

September 03, 1939

THE PITTSBURG SUN, Kansas, Sept. 3, 1939  A very dramatic front page on the beginning of World War II with large letters: "WAR" superimposed over three large war photos. The banner headline beneath: " 'WAR WITH NAZIS'--CHAMPBERLAIN" and a subhead: "FINAL ULTIMATUM TO HITLER BRINGS FATEFUL ANSWER".

The complete first section with pages 1-12, very nice con... See More  

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675811

1903 death of Pope Leo XIII...

Item #675811

July 20, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 20, 1903



* Pope Leo XIII death (1st report)



The top of the front page has a three column headline: "THE REIGN OF POPE LEO XIII IS ENDED" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 6 pages, smal... See More  

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675810

1903 McAlester, Oklahoma Woman hanging...

Item #675810

July 17, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 17, 1903



* McAlester, Oklahoma - Indian Territory

* Murderer Dora Wright - Woman hanging




The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "WHITE MAN HANGED BY KENTUCKY MOB" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this... See More  

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675808

1903 Evansville, Indiana race riot...

Item #675808

July 06, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 6, 1903



* Evansville race riot - Indiana

* African Americans - Negroes




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FIERCE BATTLE WITH NO DEATHS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complet... See More  

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675805

Brooklyn Dodgers 1953 World Series...

Item #675805

October 04, 1953

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, October 4, 1953



* New York Yankees lose game 4

* World Series of baseball

* Brooklyn Dodgers - "The Bums"

* Roy Campanella & Billy Martin




The top of the front page has a three column heading: "DODGERS DOWN YANKS 7-3, TO SQUARE SERIES" with subheads, related photo and box scores. (see) Much more in the sport's section.

Othe... See More  

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675795

John Dillinger's death... "Woman in Red"...

Item #675795

July 25, 1934

THE SCRANTON TIMES, Penn., July 25, 1934 



* John Dillinger death trap 

* The Woman in Red (Anna Sage)




The front page has two column heading: "'LADIES' OF DILLINGER MOB AMONG THOUSANDS WHO GLIMPSE AT BODY" with subhead. (see) The top of page 2 has a banner headline: "GOVERNMENT AGENTS GUARDING 'WOMAN IN RED'" with subheads. A related pictorial is... See More  

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675790

Review & Premiere of "Willow", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #675790

May 20, 1988

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 20, 1988



* Best "Willow" movie advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere

* High Fantasy cult film - Ron Howard




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Willow" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publicatio... See More  

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675788

Al "Scarface" Capone going insane in 1938 ?....

Item #675788

February 09, 1938

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, February 9, 1938



* Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone

* Alcatraz federal prison "The Rock"

* Best title to be had ? - rare as such




The front page has a one column heading: "Prison Death fear Drives Capone Mad" with subheads. Related photo under: "FEAR" and brief text is on page 10. (see) Nice to have from the city where is was being... See More  

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675787

Al "Scarface" Capone murder plot ?...

Item #675787

November 07, 1930

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, November 7, 1930



* Al 'Scarface' Capone murder plot ?

* Chicago gangster - beer baron




The front page has a five column heading: "Raid Reveals Plot to Kill Al Capone" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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675784

1933 Palestine riots... Jewish immigration...

Item #675784

October 28, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 28, 1933



* Palestine riots - Jews & Arabs over immigration

* Sectarian conflict in Mandatory Palestine




The front page has a one column heading: "22 DIE IN PALESTINE IN RIOTS BY ARABS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the 1933 Palestine riots during the intercommunal conflict in Mandatory Palestine.

Other news, sports and advertisements... See More  

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675783

Battle of Iwo Jima w/ maps...

Item #675783

February 22, 1945

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 22, 1945.



* Marines battle on Iwo Jima Island

* Fighting on Mount Suribachi

* United States Flag planting close




The front page has a one column heading: "D-Day On Iwo: Hail Of Shells, Death In Holes" Two related maps are on page 2. A related photo is on the back page. (see) Also nice banner headline on the front page concerning a mass Japanese sui... See More  

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675780

St. Valentine's Day massacre aftermath....

Item #675780

February 24, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1929



* St. Valentine's Day Massacre aftermath

* George 'Bugs' Moran vs. Al 'Scarface' Capone

* Gangsters - gangland - underworld




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "KIDNAP A WITNESS IN MORAN KILLINGS" with subheads. Coverage on the recent unrest in Chicago's gangland crisis.

Complete 1st section only with 32 pages... See More  

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675778

Bonus Army march in Washington D.C...

Item #675778

June 08, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1932 



* Bonus Army march

* World War I veterans

* Washington D.C.




The top of the front page is a one column heading: "7,000 IN BONUS ARMY PARADE IN CAPITAL, ORDERLY BUT GRIM" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. This was the initial march which would end up into major conflict later in the Summer. Always nice to have notable events... See More  

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675776

1985 Marvin Hagler vs. Thomas Hearns...

Item #675776

April 16, 1985

USA TODAY, April 16, 1985



* Marvelous Marvin Hagler vs. Thomas Hearns

* Middleweight championship boxing match

* "The Fight" - "The War"




The front page has a five column headline: "Marvelous Marvin wins his 'war'" The front page of the sport's section has another headline: "Hagler just marvelous in TKO" with subhead and color photo. First... See More  

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675773

Rookie Michael Jordan & the Special Olympics......

Item #675773

April 05, 1985

USA TODAY, April 5, 1985



* Michael Jordan during his rookie season

* Visiting the Special Olympics athletes

* Chicago Bulls NBA basketball




The top right corner of the front page of the sport's section has a photo of Bulls' rookie Michael Jordan with heading: "Special Kind Of Day" The top of page 4 of this section has a headline: "Jordan's magic touches Special O... See More  

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675772

Michael Jordan becomes the best player in the NBA...

Item #675772

April 26, 1988

USA TODAY, Thursday, April 26, 1988



* Michael Jordan becoming a superstar

* Chicago Bulls NBA basketball




The front page of the sport's section has a illustration which includes the likeness of Michael Jordan with heading: "NBA selects its best" Also a two column heading: "Jordan has no peer, say his peers" The top left corner of the front page has a small photo of J... See More  

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675771

Herbert Hoover wins in a landslide...

Item #675771

November 07, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 7, 1928 



* Herbert Hoover elected President

* Franklin D. Roosevelt wins Governorship




The front page has a terrific banner headline in bold lettering: "HOOVER SWEEPS U. S." with subheads and chart. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on the following pages. Some related photos as well. Always nice to have notable events in history repor... See More  

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675756

Bathysphere deep-sea submersible dive...

Item #675756
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 12, 1934



* Bathysphere deep-sea submersible

* Otis Barton & William Beebe record dive

* New York Zoological Society




The front page has a one column heading: "DR. BEEBE DESCENDS 2,510 FEET IN OCEAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with 2 related photos.

Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages... See More  

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675754

Michael Jordan & Hakeen Olajuwon opening day as rookies...

Item #675754

October 26, 1984

USA TODAY, October 26, 1984



* Michael Jordan & Hakeem Olajuwon

* Opening day NBA Basketball as rookies

* Chicago Bulls & Houston Rockets




Page 11 of the sport's section has a list of the rosters of each NBA team under the heading: "NBA OPENING-DAY ROSTERS" which includes the Chicago Bulls with: "23 Michael Jordan G 6-6 R" and the Houston Rockets with: "H... See More  

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675751

Karl Benz death... automobile pioneer...

Item #675751

April 05, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1929



* Karl Benz death (1st report)

* German engine designer

* Inventor of 1st automobile ?

* Mercedes-Benz co-founder




The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "CARL BENZ, 84, DIES; MADE FIRST AUTO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of German engine designer, Karl Benz. He is generally regarded as the inventor of the very 1s... See More  

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675750

"Little Rock Nine" Central High School...

Item #675750

September 08, 1957

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, September 8, 1957 



* Little Rock Nine

* Negro students - Arkansas

* Central High School




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Faubus Says Guard Will Keep Negroes Out Of High School Despite Ruling By U.S. Judge" with subheads. (see) This report concerns the Little Rock Nine (see hyperlink for more), one of the focal points of ... See More  

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675747

1924 World Series... New York Giants...

Item #675747

October 10, 1924

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 10, 1924



* New York Giants vs. Washington Senators

* World Series of baseball - MLB (game 6)




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SENATORS WIN, 2-1; WORLD TITLE HINGES ON 7TH GAME TODAY" with subheads. (see) More in the sport's section. First report coverage of game 6 of the World Series between the New York Giants and Washingto... See More  

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675745

1931 Marshal Joseph Joffre death...

Item #675745

January 03, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Neb., January 3, 1931



* Marshal Joseph Joffre death

* World War I French general




The front page has a four column headline: "'PAPA' JOFFRE IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see)

Complete with 12 pages, light toning minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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675744

Harry Thaw... Stanford White murder...

Item #675744

February 01, 1908

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., February 1, 1908 



* 1st successful use of insanity plea in court 

* Harry Thaw - Stanford White murder trial




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Harry K. Thaw Acquitted Today Of Murder Of Stanford White" with subheads. (see)

Ten pages, light toning, piece torn away at the bottom right corner which causes a little text loss t... See More  

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675741

Nelson Mandela to be released from prison...

Item #675741

February 11, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 11, 1990 



* Nelson Mandela freed (day of)

* South African president

* Buster Douglas knockouts Mike Tyson

* Famous Heavyweight boxing upset




The front page has a report on the same day Nelson Mandela would be released from prison after serving 27 years with headline: "S. Africa to Free Black Leader Mandela Today" with related photo. (see) More on page... See More  

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675734

1928 Wineville Chicken Coop murders...

Item #675734

September 17, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 17, 1928 



* Wineville Chicken Coop murders 

* Christine and Walter Collins 

* Gordon Stewart Northcott 

* Hollywood movie 'Changeling' fame




The top of page 16 has one column headings: "UPHOLDS BOY'S TALE OF 'MURDER FARM'" "Father of Accused California Youth Says He Knew Three Boys Were Slain" and mor... See More  

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675733

Dramatic report on the death of Woodrow Wilson...

Item #675733

February 04, 1924

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 4, 1924 



* Woodrow Wilson death (1st report)



The front page presents a very bold banner headline: "DEATH CALLS WILSON" with subheads & dramatically featured is a large photo of "Woodrow Wilson" with very wide, black mourning rules. Full page pictorial is on page 3.

Complete with 34pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, nice... See More  

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675732

1934 Marie Curie death...

Item #675732

July 05, 1934

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 5, 1934



* Marie Curie death (1st report)

* Discoverer of Radium

* Physicist and chemist




The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "MME. CURIE DIES A VICTIM OF HER WORK ON RADIUM" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the blank spine... See More  

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675731

Washington Redskins win Title in 1937.....

Item #675731

December 13, 1937

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 13, 1937.

 

* Washington Redskins win NFL football title

* USS Panay incident (1st report)

* Yangtze River, Nanjing, China




The sport's section (page 24) has a three column heading: "Baugh's 17 Passes for 352 Yards Give Redskins Pro Football Crown" with subheads.

Also of historic significance is a banner headline on the fro
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675730

Actor Raymond Hitchcock death....

Item #675730

November 26, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1929



* Raymond Hitchcock death (1st report)

* Silent film & stage actor - Broadway




Page 31 has one column headings: "RAYMOND HITCHCOCK DIES IN CALIFORNIA" "Musical Comedy Star, Long Ill, Collapses at His Wife's Side in Automobile" "On Stage Nearly 40 Years" and more with photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publ... See More  

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675729

1953 Iranian coup d'état...

Item #675729

August 20, 1953

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., August 20, 1953



* 1953 Iranian coup d'état

* Mohammad Mosaddegh

* "Operation Boot" by British




The top of the front page has a five column headline: "Mossadegh Captured; Battle In Streets Of Iran" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 26 pages, light toning at the margins, some tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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675727

Liberation of Paris, in a French newspaper...

Item #675727

August 23, 1944

LA PRESS CHERBOURGEOISE - Special Edition, August 23, 1944  In terms of rarity this would be one of the best newspapers we have offered on the liberation of Paris during World War II.

This is a French newspaper reporting the event, from Cherbourg, a town on the north coast of France, with a banner head: "PARIS EST LIBERE" ("PARIS IS LIBERATED") with the balance of the fro... See More  

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675713

Michael Jordan shines in the Olympic games...

Item #675713

August 08, 1984

SUN-TIMES, Chicago Aug. 8, 1984



* Michael Jordan shines w/ photo

* U.S. men's Olympic basketball team

* In a Chicago publication, rare as such




The top of page 116 has a three column heading: "Situation is well in hand" with subhead and photo. (see) A nice article on Jordan prior to his pro debut. Text includes: "I don't think the pros realize how good he is..." ... See More  

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675710

World War II set, an issue from each of the years...

Item #675710

January 01, 1942

(5) THE DAILY NEWS, New York  An interesting lot of five issues, each from the World War II years of 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, and 1945.

One of the great features of the Daily News is the format, as most of each front page of this tabloid-size newspaper is taken up with a headline and/or photo relating to the war.

Each issue has some inside pages removed but pages relating to the war were kep... See More  

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675708

General George S. Patton welcome home....

Item #675708

June 08, 1945

DAILY NEWS, New York City, June 8, 1945



* General George S. Patton

* Post World War II

* INCOMPLETE ISSUE




The front page has a photo showing Patton with his wife and heading: "The Boston Tea Party Was Dull....Compared to Patton's Return" Page 2 has a two column heading: "Bemedaled Patton Greeted by Boston" with photo. (see) Coverage on General George S. Patton's... See More  

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675706

MS St. Louis ocean liner... Jewish refugees...

Item #675706

June 06, 1939

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 6, 1939..



* German Ocean Liner MS St. Louis

* Jewish refugees are refused in Cuba

* "Voyage of the Damned" - Jews




The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "Jews On Roving Ship Win Right To Land In Cuba" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, sports and adver... See More  

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675704

Bonus Army conflict in Washington D.C...

Item #675704

June 08, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1932 



* Bonus Army conflict

* World War I veterans

* Washington D.C.




The top of the front page is a one column heading: "DRIVE BONUS PICKETS FROM WHITE HOUSE; POLICE ISOLATE AREA" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with 3 related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Oth... See More  

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675703

Nelson Mandela free... Donald Trump files for divorce...

Item #675703

February 13, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 13, 1990 



* Nelson Mandela freed

* South African president

* Donald Trump files for divorce




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "'Overwhelmed' by Warm Reception, Mandela Says" with photo. Much more on page 8. Coverage on Nelson Mandela being released from prison after serving 27 years.

Also at the bottom of the front pa... See More  

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675701

Camp David Accords signed in 1979...

Item #675701

September 18, 1978

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 18, 1978



* Camp David Accords signed

* Anwar Sadat & Menachem Begin

* Egypt & Israel - Jimmy Carter




The front page has a nice banner headline: "'FRAMEWORK FOR PEACE; Begin, Sadat Pledge Treaty Within 3 Months" with subheads and related photo. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 30 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$88.00
675698

Michael Jordan becoming a superstar w/ photo...

Item #675698

May 02, 1988

USA TODAY, Thursday, May 2, 1988



* Michael Jordan makes NBA history

* Chicago Bulls NBA basketball - playoffs

* 1st player to score 50+ points in consecutive games




Near the bottom of the front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "Jordan's 55 lifts Bulls to 2-0 lead" with photo of Jordan. (see)

Complete with all sections (38 pages), very nice condition.

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$78.00
675697

1948 Hale Telescope dedication...

Item #675697

June 04, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1948



* Hale Telescope dedication

* Astronomer George Ellery Hale

* Palomar Observatory

* San Diego County, California




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Largest Telescope Dedicated To Man's Service at Palomar" with subhead. (see)

Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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675666
Item #675666

January 16, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1966 (2nd section only)

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$85.00
675650

1985 Microsoft Excel (1st version) advertisement...

Item #675650

November 25, 1985

USA TODAY, Nov. 25, 1985



* Microsoft Excel (first version) advertisement

* For Macintosh computers




Within section B is a nice double-page advertisement for the first version of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. A very early and rare ad as there was no reason to keep this issue as there was no historic event that happened on this date. (see)

Complete with all sections (40 pages), nice condi... See More  

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675641

Hauptmann charged with the murder of the Lindbergh baby...

Item #675641

September 21, 1934

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., September 21, 1934 



* Bruno Hauptmann arrested 

* Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping




The front page has a nice banner headline: "LINDBERGH CASE SOLVED BY ARREST AND FINDING OF MONEY, POLICE SAY" with subheads and small photo of Charles Jr. More on page 2.

Complete with all 36 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.... See More  

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$49.00
675621

Hammond, Indiana circus train wreck...

Item #675621

June 24, 1918

THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, June 24, 1918  This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "CIRCUS DISASTER COST 85 LIVES", "Sixty-Two Bodies Taken from Wreck With Only 24 of Them Recognizable" and more. See photos for text on the Hammond circus train wreck.



Other news, sports and advertisments of the day. Light browning,... See More  

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675564

Death of "comic genius" Lucille Ball...

Item #675564

April 27, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 27, 1989



* Lucille Ball death (1st report)

* Actress - comedienne -  model

* "I Love Lucy" television sitcom

* Best title to be had ?




The top of the ftpg. has four photos of Lucille Ball with a ftpg. report headed: "Lucille Ball Dies; TV's Comic Genius Was 77" with a related subhead. Much more on her on page 3, including two more relat... See More  

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675563

1937 Brady Gang shootout....

Item #675563

October 18, 1937

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, N.C. (Weekly), October 18, 1937



* Al Brady Gang shootout

* Bangor ME Maine

* F.B.I. - G-Men agents (1st report)




The front page has a two column pictorial with heading: "Two Killers Reach End of the Trail" with brief text underneath. Coverage on the famous shootout in Bangor, Maine between the Brady gang and the F.B.I.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning a... See More  

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$57.00
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