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687600

Great issue on the beginning of Prohibition...

Item #687600

January 16, 1920

THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska,, Jan. 16, 1920 



* Prohibition starts in United States

* No more beer or liquor




The front page feature an uncommonly nice banner headline announcing the beginning of Prohibition with: "Dry Nation Starts Tonight" with the first column subhead noting: "Midnight To End Liquor Reign In The U.S.".

More typically this announcement was met... See More  

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697361

1920 Parnell Bridge Ambush... Cork, Ireland...

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January 05, 1920

THE DAY, New London., Conn., Jan. 5, 1920



* Parnell Bridge Ambush - Cork, Ireland

* Irish War of Independence - IRA vs. RIC

* United States prohibition upheld




The front page has a one column heading: "FRESH SERIES OF IRISH OUTBREAKS" (see images)

Complete with 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.... See More  

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674035

Progressing towards Prohibition...

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July 03, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 3, 1919 



* Headed towards prohibition

* Liquor - beer to be abolished




The top of the first column reports on the progress towards Prohibition: "PLAN TO STOP SALE OF STRONG BEER" "Congress And Department Of Justice After 2 3/4 Per Cent Article" with the details taking over half a column. Nationwide Prohibition would formal... See More  

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622693

War-time prohibition taking effect in 1919....

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June 30, 1919

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1919



* War-time prohibition taking effect (eve)



The front page has a one column heading: "WAR PROHIBITION REPEAL HANGS ON ATTORNEY GENERAL" with subheads. (see) Coverage on wartime prohibition act taking effect (eve).

Other news of the day. Complete in 28 pages, some brown toning, a little margin wear, generally good.... See More  

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614093

War-time prohibition taking effect in 1919....

Item #614093

June 27, 1919

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 27, 1919



* War-time prohibition taking effect



The front page has an article headed: "DRY LAW UPHELD IN COURT OF APPEALS" "Decision Announced in New York Dismisses the Preliminary Injunction Granted Brewers Against District Attorney"

Other news of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light browning, a few small margin tears, generally... See More  

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614450

Fight for prohibition.... drys winning...

Item #614450

June 19, 1919

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 19, 1919



* U.S. prohibition fight

* Drys winning




The front page has an article headed: "DRY REPEALER IS LOST IN SENATE" "Action Makes It Practically Certain United States Will Become Bone Dry on July 1--..."

Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light browning, minor margin wear, generally nice.... See More  

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685258

Ratification of the Prohibition amendment...

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January 20, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT (bi-weekly), North Carolina, January 20, 1919 



* Prohibition (no beer, liquor) wins

* 18th Amendment ratification

* 3/4 of the states needed is met




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "America First Nation To Legislate Liquor Out" with subheads. First report coverage on Nebraska formally ratifying the 18th amendment to the Constitution... See More  

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684949

Ratification of the Prohibition amendment...

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January 18, 1919

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1919 



* re. Prohibition (no beer, liquor) wins

* 18th Amendment ratification

* 3/4 of the states needed is met




The front page has a one column heading: PROHIBITION ISSUE UNDER LEGAL FIRE" with subheads. (see) Second report coverage on the ratification of the 18th amendment to the Constitution & causing Prohibition to take effect the next ... See More  

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699641

U.S. headed for prohibition ?...

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June 27, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 27, 1918



* United states prohibition vote

* Senate agriculture committee

* Alcohol - beer - liquor - dry nation




The front page has a five column headline: "VOTE PROHIBITION" with subhead. (see images) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from t... See More  

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682070

1918 Cardinal James Gibbons against prohibition...

Item #682070

February 06, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 6, 1918



* Cardinal James Gibbons

* Catholic Church prelate

* Against prohibition

* Pro beer - liquor




The front page has a two column heading: "Cardinal Gibbons Announces Prohibition Amendment; Says Adoption Will Be Calamity". (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that... See More  

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612471

By and for brewery and soft drink workers...

Item #612471

January 01, 1918

BREWERY & SOFT DRINK WORKERS' JOURNAL, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1918  An interesting folio size newspaper for members of the: "International Union of United Brewery & Soft Drink Workers" from just a year before Prohibition. Two of the inside pages are in German. An interesting newspaper for display in a home bar, etc.

Four pages, lightly toned, some minor margin tears, small b... See More  

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612875

By and for brewery and soft drink workers...

Item #612875
BREWERY & SOFT DRINK WORKERS' JOURNAL, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1918  An interesting folio size newspaper for members of the: "International Union of United Brewery & Soft Drink Workers" from just a year before Prohibition. Two of the inside pages are in German. An interesting newspaper for display in a home bar, etc.

Four pages, lightly toned, some minor margin tears, small b... See More  

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649248

By and for brewery and soft drink workers...

Item #649248
BREWERY & SOFT DRINK WORKERS' JOURNAL, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1918  An interesting folio size newspaper for members of the: "International Union of United Brewery & Soft Drink Workers" from just a year before Prohibition. Two of the inside pages are in German. An interesting newspaper for display in a home bar, etc.

Four pages, lightly toned, some minor margin tears, small b... See More  

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682910

Prohibition in America in 1917...

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December 20, 1917

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 20 1917



* America prohibition adopted

* House approves with vote



The top of the front page has a one column heading: "STATES PREPARE FOR INDORSEMENT OF PROHIBITION" with subhead. (see) Coverage on prohibition being adopted United States law. It would come in effect in January of 1919. Nice to have in this title which probably had pro... See More  

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671497

Passing the Prohibition law...

Item #671497

December 18, 1917

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Dec. 18, 1917 



* America prohibition adopted

* Senate approves with vote




The front page has a banner headline announcing: "Senate today Passed the Prohibition Resolution by a Vote of 47 to 8" with subheads including; "Senate Accepts the Resolution As It Was Passed by the House" "Will Now Go to States For Ratification or Rejec... See More  

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633532

Prohibition newspaper from 1915... Jim Thorpe's school...

Item #633532

January 22, 1915

THE NEW REPUBLIC, Westerville, Ohio, January 22, 1915  An interesting Prohibition newspaper from early in the 20th century. The content within these four pages has an overwhelming bias against the sale of alcohol in all forms. The ftpg. has: "Alabama 15th Dry State" & "Struggle Is On in Washington to Banish Bar", with more inside.

In additional to prohibition articles
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562583

Prohibition newspaper from 1915...

Item #562583

January 15, 1915

THE NEW REPUBLIC, Westerville, Ohio, January 15, 1915 



* Prohibition newspaper



An interesting Prohibition newspaper from early in the 20th century. The content within these four pages have an overwhelming bias against the sale of alcohol in all forms.



This issue has a variety of Prohibition-related content, a cause which would win its fight in 1919 (effective in 1920), only to be end
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177650

The sinking of the "Maine"....

Item #177650

March 23, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1912



The front page of this issue is a photo of "A New Masterpiece For America."



This issue has an illustration of "The Issue" by Kemble and photos of "One Kind of Recall" which says that "Judge Thornton Massie, Attorney William Foster and Sheriff Lew Webb were shot down and killed in the county court-house at Hillsv... See More  

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177627

Theatrical Issue.....

Item #177627

October 21, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1911



This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Most Talked-Of Living Novelist."



This issue is has photos of "Julia Sanderson"; "The Advent of the Irish Players"; "Grace George"; "Popular Actors in New Roles"; "Hazel Dawn"; &quo... See More  

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177623

The International Golf Tounament Contestants.....

Item #177623

September 23, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 23, 1911



The front page of this issue is an illustration of "The Ruling Passion" by Anton Otto Fischer.



This issue has an illustration of "In the Enemy's Country" by Kemble. There are photos of "Leading Contestants in the International Golf Tournament" and "Two Land leviathans in Equal Conflict." The double ... See More  

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177613

Kaiser & Prince Wilhelm of Prussia photo...

Item #177613

July 15, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 15, 1911



This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page of this issue is a photo of "Royalty At Its Best."



This issue has an article of "A Talk with Governor Baldwin" and there are photos of "With Mr. Howells at Kittery Point." There is an illustration of "The Aviator" by J. Lawrence Stone a... See More  

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177607

Industrial Issue.... Suffrage...

Item #177607

May 20, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "Marching on to Suffrage."



This issue has an illustration of "A Gallery of Golf Enthusiasts--I.--The Laird of Skibo" by Kemble. There are photos of "The March of 3,000 Women" and "Six Hundred Bankers from all America Consider the Newest Aspect of the Trust Question."... See More  

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177606
Item #177606

May 13, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1911



There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is a photo of "Bangor's $10,000,000 Fire."



This issue has a double page illustration of "An Achievement of the Medal of Honor--Private John Kennedy...awarded....for distinguished bravery....He remained at his gun and resisted with its implements the adva... See More  

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177598
Item #177598

March 18, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "Our Representative at the Coronation."



This issue has an illustration of "Dame Columbia: "Gracious Me, How that Boy Does Grow!"' by Kemble. There is a photo spread of "Twenty Thousand U. S. Troops for Police Duty" and a full page illustration of "The Doorway t... See More  

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676736

Eugene Burton Ely... First shipboard airplane landing...

Item #676736

January 18, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 18, 1911



* Aviator pioneer Eugene Burton Ely

* 1st shipboard airplane landing (historic)

* USS Pennsylvania cruiser

* Predecessor to the modern day aircraft carrier

* Early, same day first report




The front page has a two column heading: "Flies to Cruiser, Lands Safely and Then Leaves" with subhead: "Eugene Ely Makes Unprecedented Exhib... See More  

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177579
Item #177579

October 08, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, October 8, 1910



This issue's front page is an illustration of "The Political Chantecler" by Kemble.



This issue has illustrations of "At the Conventions" by Kemble and full page photos of "The Democrats' Choice for Governor of New York" and "The Roosevelt Candidate for Governor." There are photos of "A Me... See More  

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177504

"Citizen" Roosevelt...

Item #177504

June 25, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1910  Full front page photo: Citizen Roosevelt Welcomes America. Shows Teddy Roosevelt riding in a barouche through New York, waving his hat re. his return from traveling the world. Mark Twain, E.W.Kemble, and J.M. Flagg prints are present as well.  This issue also contains firefighting content and NY skyline content. 

Other photos,... See More  

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177545

Surgery on the Conscious..... Harvard University...

Item #177545

December 18, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 18, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has a photo of "An Exponent of Surgical Advance."



This issue has an illustration of "Congress at Work Once More--"I Wonder if the Pesky Critters are Going to Sting Me Again"" There is an article with photos of "Surgery on the Conscious"... See More  

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177531

Louis Bleriot flew across the English Channel....

Item #177531

July 31, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Man Who Flew Across the English Channel."



This issue has articles of "Mountain-Climbing by Balloon" by Joseph K. Hutchinson; "The World Mechanism of the Wheat" by Herbert N. Casson and there is a photo of "A Transplanted... See More  

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177529

Mr. August Belmont.... Polo... James Montgomery Flagg print...

Item #177529

July 17, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1909  The front page of this issue has an illustration of "The Old Guard" by Hy. S. Watson.



This issue has a photo spread of "Celebrities Do Honor to Champlain"; "A Triumph for American Sport"; "The Winning of the American Polo Cup in England"; and there is "A Recent Portrait of Mr. August Belmont.&qu... See More  

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177367

Nocturnal baseball....

Item #177367

July 10, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1909  The front page of this issue has an illustration of "Disturbers of Traffic" by G. J. Perrett.

This issue has a photo spread of "The Senate Studies the Problem of Flight"; "Cincinnati's Novel Attempt at Nocturnal Baseball"; "A Prisoner of Science"; "The United States Open Golf Championship at Englew... 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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177339

Niagara Falls in Ice....

Item #177339

February 27, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 27, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has an illustration of "Around the World and Home Again" by L. A. Shafer.



This issue has photos of "Niagara's Might Chained in Ice" and a double page illustration of "The Grub Ride" by Frank Craig. There is also an illustration of "... See More  

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177359

The "Florida"/ "Republic" ship crash....

Item #177359

February 06, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 6, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Old "Maine" and the New in Havana Harbor."



This issue has photos and an article of "The Latest Drama of the Sea." There is a double page illustration of "In 1902 - Still At It" and a full page illustration
... See More  

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177506

Mr. Taft's Nomination....

Item #177506

August 08, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "Marse Henry's Reward."



Photos in this issue include "The New Theatre and its Managers"; Notifying Mr. Taft of his Nomination for the Presidency"; Farman's Aeroplane in Flight at Brighton Beach"; "Independence and Prohib
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177486

King Carlos of Portugal murdered....

Item #177486

March 07, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 7, 1908  There is a front pg. illustration, "Butting In" by W. A.. Rogers. There is a small article with several photos of "The Tribulations of the Suffragettes" and an illustration of "Moles of Manhattan" which was drawn by G. W. Peters. Also included in this issue is a small photo of "The Final Act of Por... See More  

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177473

The committe of the New York Clearing House....

Item #177473

December 07, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 7, 1907  There is a front page illustration, " 'United We Stand' " by W. A. Rogers. There is an article  and illustration of "The Rising Tide of Temperance" by Charles Frederick Carter. There are also photos of "A Flock of Uncle Sam's Peace Doves at the Brooklyn Navy-Yard"; a double page... See More  

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177454

Mark Twain....

Item #177454

July 20, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 20, 1907  There is a front page illustration, "Waking Up At Oyster Bay" by W. A. Rogers. There is a photo and article of "A Democratic Presidential Possibility--Governor John A. Johnson of Minnesota" by William Inglis. There is an article of "Mark Twain in England" by Sydney Brooks and photos and illustrations of... See More  

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591685

Early New York City mafia...

Item #591685

September 22, 1905

ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, September 22, 1905



* Early NYC mafia



This 8 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "Bomb Outrage In New York" and more. 1st report coverage on a bombing in New York City that was suspected as being done by the "Black Hand" which was a extortion racket by the early Mafia.



Other news and advertisements ... See More  

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177320
Item #177320

September 02, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 2, 1905  Front page "The Gateway of Peace" by W. A. Rogers; The First Photographs Taken of the Recent Meeting of the Zemstvoists in Moscow, Held in Defiance of the Police; Snap-Shots of Some of the Japanese and Russian Representatives at Portsmouth During the Peace Conference; The National Shooting Tournament at Sea Girt; Double pag... See More  

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697845

By famed attorney & politician William Jennings Bryan...

Item #697845

June 23, 1905

THE COMMONER, Lincoln, Nebraska, June 23, 1905  As noted just under the title: "William J. Bryan, Editor & Proprietor". Bryan was an unsuccessful Democratic Presidential nominee in 1896, 1900 and 1908. He was a strong supporter of Prohibition in the 1920s, and energetically attacked Darwinism and evolution, most famously at the Scopes Trial in 1925. Five days after winning the c... See More  

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691427

By famed attorney & politician William Jennings Bryan...

Item #691427

May 05, 1905

THE COMMONER, Lincoln, Nebraska, May 5, 1905  



* By famed attorney & politician William Jennings Bryan



As noted just under the title: "William J. Bryan, Editor & Proprietor". Bryan was an unsuccessful Democratic Presidential nominee in 1896, 1900 and 1908. He was a strong supporter of Prohibition in the 1920s, and energetically attacked Darwinism and evolution, most fa... See More  

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177294
Item #177294

March 04, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 4, 1905  Front page illustration "The President's Inaugural Address"; Vice-President-Elect Fairbanks Taking the Oath of Office in the Senate Chamber; The Inauguration; What the People Endorsed; Our Financial Situation; The War Department; The Department of Justice; The Postal Service; Progress in the Navy; Double page illustration "The ... See More  

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677864

1903 Carrie Nation creates scene in government......

Item #677864

November 19, 1903

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., Nov. 19, 1903



* Carrie Nation ejected from White House

* Temperance movement - pro-prohibition




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CARRIE NATION AT WHITE HOUSE" with subheads. (see)

Eight pages, light, even toning, irregular along the spine, should be handled with care.... See More  

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177158

Horseracing... Automobiling...

Item #177158

July 26, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 26, 1902 Frontpage photo England's New Prime Minister Arthur Balfour; fullpage photos The Amateur Soldier in the Field; fullpage photos The United States and the Pope in the Philippines; fullpage photos The Matinee Club; fullpage illustration The Dumas Centenary; The Roof Garden: Its Function and Its Shortcomings; photos of The Poeple of the Green Mount... See More  

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177156
Item #177156

July 12, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 12, 1902 Frontpage photo "Down South"; The Wheat Crop of 1902 with photos; fullpage photos John Kendrick Bangs at Home; In the Adirondacks; fullpage photo Driving Home the Cows; The Last Cable Laid (Brooklyn Bridge); fullpage photo Mrs. Anthony Drexel; fullpage "The Auto-Riches and Thier Game-Preserve" by Rogers; fullpage illustration &q... See More  

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176436

The insurgents at Manila...

Item #176436

May 06, 1899

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1899  Full front page illus. of "Manila - A Respite from War in the Sanctuary of Peace - American Soldiers Asleep in Binondo Church After the Fighting." Inside is a 1/2 pg. portrait of "Mary Victoria, Baroness Curzon of Kedleston." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Manila - The Burning of Tondo and Part of New Manila During the Insurgent Outbrea... See More  

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671849

Neal Dow, father of Prohibition...

Item #671849
YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, February, 1896 



* Young Women's Christian Temperance Union



An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote.

Inside has an article: "To Reach a Long Life" by Hon. Neal Dow, with a photo of him captioned: "... See More  

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690810

Utah outlaws polygamy, joins the Union...

Item #690810

January 04, 1896

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Jan. 4, 1896 



* Utah statehood - joins the Union

* President Grover Cleveland proclamation

* Abandons polygamy




The front page of section two has a report of Utah joining the Union with column heads: "UTAH NOW A STATE" "President Signed the Proclamation of Admission Today", it becoming the 45th state in the Union. Mention is made that:&nbs... See More  

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674964

Supporting the cause of prohibition of alcohol... The first issue...

Item #674964

August 01, 1892

OAK & IVY LEAF, Chicago, August, 1892 



* Young Women's Christian Temperance Union



This is a small newspaper which supported temperance (prohibition of alcohol). This newspaper was the "Organ of the National Y.W.C.T.U." as noted in the masthead.

Eight pages, 9 by 11 1/2 inches, generally nice condition with a handsome masthead.... See More  

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