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177515

Diner by Yale for President Taft....

Item #177515

March 27, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has a photo of "Yale Dines Her First President."



This issue has a page of "A Spanish Painter of Human Types" by Ignacio Zuloaga. There are two pages of "The Feminine Cabinet" which include a photo and a small article on each woman included. Th... See More  

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177516

Pacific-Northwest Number...

Item #177516

April 03, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 3, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue called "Pacific-Northwest Number". The front page of this issue has an illustration of "Bird's-Eye View of the Alaska-Yukon- Pacific Exposition at Seattle."



This issue has many articles including "Farthest South" which is of a journey of crossing the Antarctic; "Th... See More  

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177517

Cy Young, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson... The Wright Brothers...

Item #177517

April 10, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 10, 1909  The most noteworthy page is found towards the back of the issue: "Play Ball", which includes 16 photos of players including Cy Young, Honus Wagner, and Christy Mathewson. Yet another photo is of a group of people helping the Wright Brothers get ready for a flight.

The front page of this issue has a photo of "Mr. Harriman'... See More  

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177524

Julia Ward Howe....

Item #177524

June 05, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 5, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "Julia Ward Howe at Ninety", the author of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic".



This issue has a photo spread of "New Jersey's Amateur Race Meet." There is an illustration of "A Notable Portrait in Water-Color" and ther... See More  

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177076

Aviator Glenn Curtis w/ Airplane Photo In 1909...

Item #177076

September 04, 1909

 HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 4, 1909  Full front page photo: "An American Victor At Rheims", shows Glenn H. Curtiss, the "American aeroplanist", in a suit standing next to a plane. 

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177544

James Montgomery Flagg print...

Two Thanksgiving-themed prints...

Item #177544

November 27, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 27, 1909 (no color cover)



This issue has a photo of "A Militant Man of Letters" and a poem with illustrations called "Thanksgiving" by Francis Medhurst and illustrations by J. A. Williams. There are photo spreads of "Chicago's Outdoor Art Exhibit" and "The Play and the Players." There is a photo of "Mm

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177843

Southampton golf...

James Montgomery Flagg print...

Item #177843

January 22, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 22, 1910  This issue contains the wonderful double page centerfold print, "Their Daughter's Voice", by James Montgomery Flagg (has two small staple marks from being bound).  Another print of note is, "You've Got To Cut Loose, Mr. President, If You Ever Expect To Reach The Top", by E.W. Kemble.  Two pages are dedicate... See More  

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177554

The Revolution in Nicaragua.... Football...

Item #177554

February 19, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 19, 1910



The front page of this issue has an illustration of "The Proof of the Porridge--" by H. G. Williamson.



In this issue, there are photos of "The Memorial to Phillips Brooks"; "With the Revolutionists in Nicaragua"; "The Ancestral Home of the Washingtons" and "From 'Salome' to 'Marguerite&#... See More  

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177563

The Death of Mark Twain....

Item #177563

May 07, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, dated May 7, 1910  The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Nation's Leading "Fan."" which shows President Taft throwing out the first ball at the Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Athletics game.



In this issue, there is an illustration of "Training the Cabinet Birds" by Kemble. There is an article with photos of ... See More  

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177846

E.W.Kemble prints

Item #177846

October 29, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1910  Contains a great double page print, "Old Man Ananias: 'Welcome, Theodore; That Plank Makes You A Life Member' ", drawn by E.W.Kemble.  Also by Kemble is "The Political Juggler On The Slack Wire".  The front page has "The Late David B. Hill".  Additional prints, news of the day, and period adv... See More  

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635749

The Panama Canal builder, Col. George Washington Goethals... Aeroplane race in Europe...

Item #635749

June 10, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 10, 1911  The front cover of the issue is entitled "Col. George Washington Goethals, Canal Builder" with further information inside. Within the issue is "The Paris-Rome-Turin Aeroplane Race"; "Waterspouts - Facts and fictions Concerning Them"; "'Mad Dogs' and Hydophobia - Rabies Before and After Pasteur"; &quo... See More  

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177066
Item #177066

October 28, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 28, 1911



This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late Justice Harlan."



This issue is has a photo of "The Great American Game" and "A New Portrait of Lillian Nordica" and there is a photo spread of "The McNamara Trial." There is an illustration of &q... See More  

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177654

"Titanic" sunk....

Item #177654

April 20, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, April 20, 1912  There is a full, color, cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Lost 'Titanic.'"

This issue is in two parts. The first part has an article of "Quarreling at the coal-bin" by Edward Hungerford and an article of "Improving the Aeroplane" by Albert S. Levino.

The second p... See More  

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177655

"Titanic" sunk.... "Carpathia" with "Titanic" survivors....

Item #177655

April 27, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1912  The front page of this issue is a photo of "Some of the Pitiful Seven Hundred. A boatload of the "Titanic's" survivors just before they were succored by the 'Carpathia' ".

This issue is in two parts. The first part has an illustration of "'The Wise Custom Which Limits the President to Two Terms Regards Th... See More  

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177662
Item #177662

June 22, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1912



The front page of this issue is an illustration of "'Let the Republican Party Come to Order!'--Elihu Root" by C. J. Budd, which includes a photo of Teddy Roosevelt, with portraits of both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in the background.

The inside has an illustration called "After the Circus" by Kemble, and the do... See More  

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177664
Item #177664

July 06, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "While the Democrats were in Session."



In this issue there are illustrations of "Convention Snap-Shots" by Peter Newell and "Jottings from Baltimore" by Kemble. There is also an article with photos of "America's Olym... See More  

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177667

Baseball scouting...

Item #177667

July 27, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, July 27, 1912  This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "Victorious America at the Olympic Games."

In this issue there is an illustration called "'Come On In, Fellows, the Water's Fine!'" by C. J. Budd and there is an article with photos called "America's Athleti... See More  

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177674
Item #177674

September 21, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 21, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "He Died to Save Japan."



In this issue there is an ad for the book "Mark Twain--A Biography" and an article called "Progress of the Campaign." Also in this issue is a full page illustration of "W. J. B.: 'Say, ... See More  

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177678

Humpty Dumpty...

Item #177678

November 23, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1912  This issue has a color cover.  The front page is a photo of: "Britain's New Ambassador."

In this issue there is an illustration called "Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall. Humpty Dumpty had a bad fall. All the ex-bosses And Bully Moose men, Can never put Humpty up again." by Kemble. There is a photo spread called "... See More  

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564237

Printed on board the ship that transported the President...

Item #564237

February 18, 1919

THE HATCHET, "Published On The High Seas", February 18, 1919  



* U.S.S. "George Washington" 



This is an interesting little newspaper printed on board the U.S.S. "George Washington".



As noted at the top of page 2: "A Daily Newspaper With The President Homeward Bound ", this ship carried President Woodrow Wilson across the Atlantic fo... See More  

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585880

Printed on board the ship that transported the President...

Item #585880

February 21, 1919

THE HATCHET, "Published On The High Seas", February 21, 1919 



* Ship's newspaper : carried President Woodrow Wilson to Europe & back

* Rare



This is an interesting little newspaper printed on board the U.S.S. "George Washington". As noted at the top of page 2: "A Daily Newspaper With The President Homeward Bound ", this ship carried President Woodro... See More  

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569758

Printed on board the ship that transported the President...

Item #569758

February 22, 1919

THE HATCHET, "Published On The High Seas", February 22, 1919



* Ship's newspaper : carried President Woodrow Wilson to Europe & back

* quite rare



This is an interesting little newspaper printed on board the U.S.S. "George Washington". As noted at the top of page 2: "A Daily Newspaper With The President Homeward Bound ", this ship carried President Woodro... See More  

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597422

Knickerbocker storm...

Item #597422

January 30, 1922

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 30, 1922 



* Knickerbocker storm (blizzard) 

* Washington D.C. theater collapse disaster
 



The front page has a nice banner headline: "112 Dead, 134 Injured in Theater Crash; Washington Rescuers Seeking More Victims" with subheads, related photo and list of the dead & injured. 1st report coverage on the Knickerbocker Theater disaster.



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693957

Prohibition era - hospitals want whisky... A modern Paul Revere's warning...

Item #693957

March 06, 1923

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1923



*Interesting Prohibition Headlines



The 2nd page has fascinating Prohibition coverage including: “CITY WANTS WHISKY FOR HOSPITAL USE”,“MODERN PAUL REVERE WARNS OF LIQUOR RAID” and “RUM-RUNNING ON THE SOUND”

Other single-column headlines include: “LAUDS NEGRO EDUCATION”, "Harding Foresees B... See More  

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675088

George Washington Bridge named....

Item #675088

January 14, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1931



* George Washington Bridge named (1st report)

* Hudson River double-decked suspension bridge




The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "Washington Memorial Bridge Is Name of New Hudson Span" (see) First report coverage on the famous suspension bridge being named after our first president. I suspect this is one of the few publica... See More  

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671322

John Jay Chapman death... American author...

Item #671322

November 05, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 5, 1933



* John Jay Chapman death

* American poet - writer




The top of page 32 has a one column heading: "JOHN J. CHAPMAN, AUTHOR, POET, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of American author, John Jay Chapman.

Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condit... See More  

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583489

Alexander Berkman suicide in 1936...

Item #583489

July 01, 1936

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, July 1, 1936 



* Alexander Berkman suicide death 

* Early, same day report 

* Anarchist - anarchism - anarchy 




This 22 page newspaper has a one column heading on the front page: "Berkman, Anarchy Chieftain, Is Dead".



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Light browning, a little margin wear, otherwise go... See More  

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623320

Franklin Prophecy antisemitic speech....

Item #623320

March 10, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1937



* Benjamin Franklin "Prophecy" "Forgery"

* Antisemitic speech - Jewish - Jews

* Charles A. Beard expose




Page 9 has one column headings that include: "FRANKLIN FORGERY EXPOSED BY BEARD" "Anti-Semitic 'Prophecy' Cited in Germany Was Discredited by Historian 2 Years Ago" and more. (see)

Other news, sports and ... See More  

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624694

Jefferson Memorial begins construction...

Item #624694

December 16, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1938



* Jefferson Memorial begins construction (ground breaking)

* President Thomas Jefferson honored

* Toto the clown death




Page 3 has one column headings that include: "ROOSEVELT LAUDS JEFFERSON'S DEEDS", "President, at Start of Memorial, Says Virginian Set Up Nation as a Democracy", "SITE HAILED AT EXERCISES" and more. Al... See More  

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703873

Jewish soldiers of the Revolutionary War honored...

Item #703873

May 31, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1939



* Jewish soldiers honored - Memorial Day celebration

* First Shearith Israel Graveyard

* George Washington's letter to the Touro Synagogue mentioned




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "JEWISH WAR DEAD OF 1776 EXTOLLED", with multiple subheadings and 8 paragraphs of text. Noteworthy is the mention of President George Washington's h... See More  

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556216

Death of George M. Cohan...

Item #556216

November 06, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1942



* Death of song writer George M. Cohan



This 42 page newspaper has two line, one column headline on page 20: "GEORGE M. COHAN, 64, DIES AT HOME HERE," with subheads that include: "Original Yankee Doodle Boy Composed 'Over There' and 'It's a Grand Old Flag'" and more.

Also a nice pictorial of Cohan on the same page ... See More  

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699617

George Washington Carver death in 1943...

Item #699617

January 06, 1943

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Minn., January 6, 1943



* Dr. George Washington Carver death

* Black scientist & educator

* Born into slavery




The front page has a one column photo of Carver headed: "Dr. Carver Dies" (see image) Page 2 has a biography of Carver under the heading: "Dr. Carver: He Gave All the Credit to God" First report coverage on the death of George Was... See More  

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587900

Jefferson memorial dedicated in 1943...

Item #587900

April 14, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1943 



* Thomas Jefferson Memorial dedication 

* 1st report with photos 



This 46 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "ROOSEVELT, HAILING JEFFERSON, LOOKS TO GAIN IN LIBERTY", "Dedicating Memorial Shrine at Capital, He Says Benefit Can Come Out of War" and more. Much more on page 16 with photo... See More  

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584676

General John J. Pershing death....

Item #584676

July 15, 1948

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, July 15, 1948



* John Joseph 'Black Jack' Pershing death

* 1st report w/ photo




This 14 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Gen. Pershing, 87, World War I Hero, Dies Early Today" with subheads and photo (see images). 1st report coverage on the death of General John 'Black Jack' Pershing.... See More  

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704659

1964 Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston advertisement...

Item #704659

February 20, 1964

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York City, Feb. 20, 1964



* Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) vs. Sonny Liston (1st)

* Famous boxing's World Heavyweight Championship

* One of the greatest sports moments of the 20th century




Page 10 has a 4 x 4 inch advertisement for this upcoming boxing match at the local theater (Village Theatre). (see image)

Page 3 has a comical advertis... See More  

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566596

Notre Dame wins over Southern California...

Item #566596

December 05, 1988

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, December 5, 1988



Certainly the premier newspaper/magazine for the sporting world, its 40+ pages are simply filled with the latest news in American sports, including a front page photo which was the highlight of the week. The top names and events of all American sports eventually found their way in the pages of The Sporting News.



* Notre Dame wins over ... See More  

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