Elections & Inaugurations

Newspaper reporting of elections and inaugurations, including those with inaugural addresses, are some of the most sought after collectibles amongst rare newspaper enthusiasts.  Reading about these historic political events within the context of other news of the day provides great depth to our understanding of these highly energized occasions.  Please enjoy!

Elections & Inaugurations

Newspaper reporting of elections and inaugurations, including those with inaugural addresses, are some of the most sought after collectibles amongst rare newspaper enthusiasts.  Reading about these historic political events within the context of other news of the day provides great depth to our understanding of these highly energized occasions.  Please enjoy!
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556404

Eisenhower Inauguration...

Item #556404

January 20, 1953

THE SALINA JOURNAL, Kansas, January 20, 1953.



* Dwight Eisenhower inauguration as President

* World War II General




This 14 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page:



* Eisenhower In As President




with subheads and photo of Ike.



Minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.... See More  

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$33.00
621157

Dwight Eisenhower's inauguration...

Item #621157

January 20, 1953

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, Jan. 20, 1953  This issue features a banner headline of "Eisenhower Is Sworn in as President" with subheads and one column photo of Eisenhower. Other news of the day.

The complete 4 page issue in good condition.

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$45.00
216195

Dwight Eisenhower Election, 1956...

Item #216195

November 07, 1956

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, November 7, 1956.



* Dwight Eisenhower Wins Election
 
This 40 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "LANDSLIDE VICTORY FOR EISENHOWER" with subheads that include: "Margin of President Looming as Massive; Stevenson Concedes" and more. Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Good condit
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$45.00
609844

Dwight Eisenhower wins the election...

Item #609844

November 07, 1956

HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, Nov. 7, 1956 



* General Dwight D. Eisenhower

* Elected president of the United States




At the very top of the front page: "ELECTION EXTRA" and followed by a large, bold banner headline: "IKE LANDSLIDE" and related subheads.

The complete sections 1 & 2 (of 4) with 32 pages, very nice, clean condition.... See More  

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$38.00
654848

Eisenhower wins the election...

Item #654848

November 07, 1956

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, Nov. 7, 1956   The banner headline announces: "EISENHOWER WINS IN LANDSLIDE" with photos of Dwight D. Eisenhower & running mate Richard Nixon. Various subheads concerning the election. Nice for those collecting IKE memorabilia.

A portion of the first section only with pages 1-6 & 15-20. Minor margin wear, generally nice.... See More  

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$32.00
654501

Eisenhower's inauguration in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #654501

January 21, 1957

THE EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1957  Certainly great to have an inaugural report in a Washington newspaper. The banner headline announces: "Thousands See President Sworn" with a large photo showing Dwight D. Eisenhower taking the oath of office. Various related subheads on the front page.

The complete issue with all 8 sections including the color "Inaugural Souve... See More  

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$61.00
637653

Inauguration and death of Pope John XXIII...

Item #637653

November 05, 1958

IL MESSAGGERO, Rome, Italy, a pair of issues dated Nov. 5, 1958



* Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, the "Pope of the people"

* Pope John XXIII papal inauguration & death reports




and June 4, 1963  The first issue has considerable reporting on the inauguration of Pope John XXIII as Pope, and the latter issue  of the same title reports his death. Great to have both reports in t... See More  

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$64.00
672542

John F. Kennedy is elected President...

Item #672542

November 09, 1960

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, November 9, 1960 



* John F. Kennedy JFK elected president



The front page has a nice banner headline: "SEN. KENNEDY WINS" with photos of both John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. A displayable issue of an event seldom saved at the time prior to his assassination.

Incomplete issue containing 8 pages (1-4, 9-12), in good condition. Would be great... See More  

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$65.00
562371

Edward Kennedy wins senate seat election...

Item #562371

November 07, 1962

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, November 7, 1962



* Edward Kennedy wins senate seat election w/ photo

* Nice headline for display

* From Massachusetts




This 22 page newspaper has a nice banner headline: "DEMOCRATS SCORE BIG SHOCKER" with subhead and related photos, one that shows a young Edward Kennedy.



This was Kennedy's first election win and was for the Massachu... See More  

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$45.00
637705

New Pope elected... Bob Hayes breaks record...

Item #637705

June 22, 1963

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1963  The front page has a four-column, three-line headline "CARDINAL MONTINI ELECTED POPE; LIBERAL, 65, WILL REIGN AS PAUL VI; LIKELY TO CONTINUE JOHN'S WORK" with subhead "5th Vote Decisive" "New Pontiff Gives His Blessing to Crowd -- Coronation June 30". "Giovanni Battista Cardinal Montini, 65-year-old archbishop of Milan,... See More  

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$37.00
673407

Lyndon Johnson elected President...

Item #673407

November 04, 1964

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, Nov. 4, 1964 



* Lyndon B. Johnson presidential election



The banner headline proclaims: "JOHNSON LANDSLIDE" with subheads and photos. Nice for display.

The complete first section only with 16 pages, light toning, minor wear and tiny white paint splatter along the central fold, generally good.... See More  

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$38.00
680039

Inauguration of Lyndon B. Johnson...

Item #680039

January 21, 1965

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1965 



* Lyndon B. Johnson inauguration



The best title to be had for any presidential election or inauguration would be the famous Washington Post. The front page has a nice two line banner headline: "Johnson Takes Oath & Vows Drive For Great Society, World Without Hate" and a color photo of Chief Justice Earl Warren ad
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$74.00
160832

Robert Kennedy wins election...

Item #160832

June 29, 1966

EVENING TELEGRAM, Herkimer, New York, June 29, 1966  Two line, five column head: "Incumbents Meet Defeat; Kennedy Is Triumphant" Subheads include: "Kennedy Wins Battle For Personal Prestige" plus a one column photo of Sen. Robert Kennedy. Also on the front page is a photo of the needle-nose Lockheeds' mockup mode of the supersonic transport 2000 SST which will fly at 1... See More  

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$38.00
566280

Ronald Reagan elected California governor...

Item #566280

November 09, 1966

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, November 9, 1966



* Ronald Reagan elected

* California governor




This 20 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 2: "Ronald Reagan In Easy Win Over Democrat Opponent". Tells of the election of Ronald Reagan as the new governor of California.



Other news of the day. Some small binding holes along the spine, otherwise in good condition.... See More  

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$30.00
665746

Nixon is elected president of the United States...

Item #665746

November 06, 1968

HERALD EXAMINER, Election Extra, Los Angeles, November 6, 1968



* Richard Nixon elected president of United States



The front page has a nice banner headline: "NIXON'S THE WON" with subhead and related photo. (see) Nice for display. Nice to have in a California publication, the state that Nixon over the top for the win.

Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, minor wear along t... See More  

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$57.00
210049

Richard Nixon 1969 Inauguration...

Item #210049

January 20, 1969

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 20, 1969. This 24 page newspaper has a two line, four column headline on the front page: "Nixon to Assume Presidency Today" plus relatred photos that tell of Richard Nixon's Inauguration day. Other interesating headlines on the fron page include: "His Burden Lifted, LBJ Heads for History" & "Binoculars, Rifle Aid Police In ... See More  

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$32.00
209270

Richard Nixon Inauguration...

Item #209270

January 21, 1969

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 21, 1969. This 36 page newspaper is in nice condition and has a two line, six column headline on the front page: "Nixon Asks Nation to Strive For Peace at Home, Abroad" with subhead: "Given Oath As 37th President" with related photos.

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$34.00
686945

Nixon's second inauguration... considerable details...

Item #686945

January 21, 1973

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, Arizona, January 21, 1973  The banner headline reads "Nixon predicts enduring peace" with subhead "Inaugural talk emphasizes ending Viet war 'with honor'". This was President Nixon's second inauguration. A photo of Nixon and his wife, Pat, riding in the limo is also on the front page. Additional photos are inside.

This is the out... See More  

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$32.00
654793

Jimmy Carter wins Presidential Election...

Item #654793

November 04, 1976

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Phila, Pennsylvania, November 4, 1976  Jimmy Carter Claims Victory, becomes president of the United States. The front page has the banner headline (with accompanying photo): "Carter Claims His Victory," with subheads: "Rizzo role: kingmaker," and "The sun shines at Plains." Additional related articles are found on the front page as well... See More  

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$65.00
674466

Clint Eastwood elected mayor of Carmel in a L..A. newspaper....

Item #674466

April 09, 1986

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 9, 1986



* Clint Eastwood, actor and filmmaker

* Wins election for mayor of Carmel

* Carmel-by-the-Sea, California




The front page has a one column heading: "Eastwood Wins Easy Victory in Carmel Vote" with photo. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 23 with another related photo. Great to have from the home of the entertainment industry. Rar... See More  

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$112.00
590041

The Inauguration of President Bush...

Item #590041

January 20, 1989

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL REPORTS - The Inauguration, January 20, 1989 The front page of this issue features an illustration of President George Bush with the Capitol building behind him with the heading "Bush Assumes Command -- He finally has the helm. What course will he steer?" The entire issue addresses many topics, including his family, that he would be facing in his presidency.

This... See More  

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$44.00
607188

Inauguration of President Clinton...

Item #607188

January 21, 1997

THE WASHINGTON POST, Jan. 21, 1997  At the very top is: "Special Inauguration Edition" with 3 front page photos on the inauguration of President Clinton. The banner headline: "Clinton Urges an End to Divisions".

Contains sections A and D. Very nice, clean condition.

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$37.00
631838

2nd Inauguration of President Clinton...

Item #631838

January 21, 1997

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, January 21, 1997



* Bill Clinton inauguration (2nd term)



The front page has a headline: "'New Spirit for new century" with subhead and three related photos. (see)

Complete 1st section only with all 10 pages, nice condition.

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$23.00
645551

Arnold Schwarzenegger elected governor in a L.A. paper...

Item #645551

October 08, 2003

LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 8, 2003



* Actor Arnold Schwarzennegger

* Elected governor of California




The front page has a banner headline: "Schwarzenegger Wins" with photo. (see) Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry.

The complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$44.00
554868

President Obama Election and Inauguration Pair...

Item #554868

January 21, 2009

Here are a pair of the USA TODAY newspapers on the election and inauguration of Barrack Obama.  A great set to have!



The first issue is dated November 5, 2008 and reports the election of Obama with headlines and photos throughout this complete 48 page issue.



The second is dated January 21, 2009 which covers his inauguration with headlines and photos throughout as well. This issue has 52... See More  

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$40.00
640315

First inauguration of Barack Obama...

Item #640315

January 21, 2009

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 2009 The two-line banner headline reads "Obama Takes Oath, And Nation In Crisis Embraces The Moment" with subhead "Milestone for America" "In Sober Address, He Vows to Begin Remaking Country -- A Million Celebrate". This also includes a large photo of him and Michelle as they walked a portion of the inauguration parade route. The issue ... See More  

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$36.00
677180

The inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris...

Item #677180

January 21, 2021

NEW YORK POST, Jan. 21, 1921



* A day of "firsts"

* Joe Biden sworn in as oldest president to-date

* Kamala Harris 1st female, 1st black, 1st South-Asian Vice-President


* Doug Emhoff 1st "second Gentleman" and first Jewish-American married to a President or Vice-President



The entire front page and pages 3-13 tell of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President an... See More  

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$28.00
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