Holiday Themed - Christmas-Thanksgiving-New Years

Holiday Themed - Christmas-Thanksgiving-New Years

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Two 1798 Thanksgiving sermons...

Item #674945

December 26, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 26, 1798  Over a column on the front page is taken up with: "Extracts From a Thanksgiving Sermon, Delivered in the Vicinity of Boston" which is under the heading: "Clerical Patriotism", followed by: "Extracts from the Rev. Dr. Eckley's Discourse on Thanksgiving Day", which carries over to page 2.  The balance of the issue... See More  

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Thanksgiving Proclamation by Woodrow Wilson..Spanish Flu...

Item #673032

November 18, 1918

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., November 18, 1918

* Thanksgiving Proclamation by Woodrow Wilson

* Death-count from the Spanish Flu continues to rise

The top of the front page has 2 column heading: "THANKSGIVING PROCLAMATION"  and an article titled: "TOLL OF THE EPIDEMIC - GREATER THAN IN WAR", dealing with the Spanish Flu. Nice to see the encouragement to b... See More  

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Seabiscuit wins 1937 Brooklyn Handicap....

Item #672305

June 27, 1937


* Seabiscuit wins Brooklyn Handicap

* Aqueduct Racetrack, Queens, New York

* Thoroughbred racehorse racing

* Artist - sculptor - mental patient

* Veronica Gedeon - Easter murders

The top of page 4 of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "SEA BISCUIT WINS AQUEDUCT STAKE IN PHOTO FINISH" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on fa... See More  

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The Rio Grande... Monrovia...

Item #672272

January 01, 1876

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 1, 1876  The full front page is a Keppler political cartoon: "The Anti-Third-Term Bombshell in Congress". Other prints within include: "Holiday Exhibition of Dolls in a Window at Macy's...", a full page Christmas-theme print; "The Martha Washington Reception at the Academy of Music...", 3 prints concerning "... See More  

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The desired F. S. Church centerfold featuring his bears...

Item #671536

November 27, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 27, 1886  Nice full ftpg. illus. of: "Chester Alan Arthur" with text inside. Doublepg. centerfold: "The Return of the Native". A half page print shows two views of: "The New Statue of Washington for Philadelphia". A near full page print by Thomas Nast: "What the Colored Race Have To Be Thankful For".

But certainly th... See More  

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Early issue from this Southern town rich in history...

Item #671507

September 05, 1829

THE CAMDEN JOURNAL, South Carolina, Sept. 5, 1829  A very early issue from this town rich in history, being the oldest inland  town in South Carolina, the site of notable Revolutionary War battles, and home to six Confederate generals. Gregory notes that only one institution (Univ. of S. C.) has any holdings of this title from the earliest years.

Page 3 has an interesting report: "... See More  

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Dust Bowl storm during the Depression...

Item #671300

April 15, 1935

NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1935 

* Black Sunday

* Dust Bowl

The top a back page column has heads: "DUST VICTIMS PRAY FOR OKLAHOMA RAIN" "Farmers, Business Men, Women & Children Crowd Church to Ask Relief" "Silt Haze Fails to Halt Easter Tradition--Cold Wave Hits Northwest".

Complete in 38 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high quali... See More  

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The Civil War in Tennessee... Attack on Fort Fisher...

Item #671112

December 29, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 29, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "The Attack On Fort Fisher" "Bombardment On Christmas Day" "The Flag of the Fort Captured" "THE WAR IN TENNESSEE" "The Fruits Of Gen. Thomas' Great Victory" "Latest From Sherman" "A New Movement On Foot" "Expedi... See More  

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Jacob Furth, a notable Jew...

Item #670872

December 21, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 21, 1893 

Of special note is an article: "Notable Jews--Jacob Furth" which includes a photo of him & an article on his life.

The ftpg. has an illus: "Opera In New York" & inside has a nice full page: "The Work of the Salvation Army in the Slums of New York" which shows a Christmas tree. Other prints & p... See More  

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Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn arrested...

Item #670685

August 27, 1933


* Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn arrested

* Olympia Fields Country Club - golf

* St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame

* Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man

Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Police Arrest Public Enemy Teeing Off in Western Open" with subhead. (see) McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone ... See More  

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Happy Easter - Germans and Americans in the trenches of WWII....

Item #669846

April 10, 1944

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 10, 1944 

* Easter cease-fire

* Soldiers from both sides celebrate - together but apart

The front page has: "U.S., Nazi Soldiers Stop Shooting, Share Easter Service at Italian Front", followed by details of the event. Nice to have on the front page. Other articles include: "Draft Proposed Constitution For United States of Europe",... See More  

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The Great Depression in 1938 NYC...

Item #669530

December 25, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, December 25, 1938

* The Great Depression

* Several case examples

* Christmas time

The front page of this section has a banner headline: "ON CHRISTMAS, REMEMBER THE NEEDIEST" with related illustration. Lengthy text with many cases continues on page 2 with 2 more related prints. Nice for display.

Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only ... See More  

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1929 Charles Lawson family murders...

Item #669513

December 26, 1929


* Charlie Lawson family murders (1st report)

* Stokes County, North Carolina tobacco farm

* Christmas Day shotgun murder & suicide

The bottom of page 8 has a somewhat discrete report headed: "Insane, Kills Wife, 6 Children and Self" (see)

Complete with all 28 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.... See More  

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1869 Rosh Hashanah - Jewish New Year...

Item #669107

September 05, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1869

* Rosh Hashanah - High Holy Days

* Jewish New Year - Jews - Judaica

Page 8 has an article headed: "Rosh-Hoshono" "Opening of the Festive Season of the Jews..." (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.... See More  

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Terrific color graphics...

Item #668382

March 27, 1898

NEW YORK HERALD, the "Easter Edition" being sections 6, 7, 8 & 9 of the paper, March 27, 1898  A terrific issue for the color graphics, for which major newspapers of this era were known as technical capabilities allowed for a wealth of colors and beautiful graphics. There are no fewer than 14 full page, or nearly full page, color prints. Still in nice condition.

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Al Capone hitman Gus Winkler arrested...

Item #668257

September 25, 1933


* Gus Winkler arrested for murder

* St. Valentine's Day Massacre suspect

* Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man

* Best title to be had - very rare as such

The front page has a great banner headline: "WINKLER SEIZED IN KILLING" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos are on the back page. Winkler would be killed about t... See More  

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Quaint, amateur newspaper from Brooklyn...

Item #667972

April 15, 1906

THE MAGNET, Brooklyn, New York, Easter, 1906 

* Rare miniature size publication

This is the vol. 1 #7 issue of a quite rare title not listed in Union List of Serials or Union List of Newspapers. A small-size, amateurish newspaper which noted inside in an earlier issue: "The 'Magnet' publishes interesting stories, poems, jokes, notes of school & published ev... See More  

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A very early baseball board game...

Item #667757

December 08, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 8, 1866  The full front page has 3 prints of: "Laying the Corner Stone of the New Masonic Temple at Baltimore, Maryland.

Inside has a fascinating halfpg. print of: "The New & Beautiful Parlor Divertisement of Base-Ball." showing a family playing a board game themed on baseball. There is also a related article: "The Parlor... See More  

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Deaths & funerals of Jefferson and Adams...

Item #667308

July 29, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 29, 1826  The front page has some editorial comment concerning the recent deaths of both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on the 50th anniversary of the 4th of July, taking over half of the page. Additional items are on the inside pages headed: "Adams and Jefferson" and "Honor To The Illustrious Dead!" with various reports on the ... See More  

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A pair of issues questions: is Thomas Jefferson an infidel?

Item #667004

December 14, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Dec. 14 and 21, 1802 

* President Thomas Jefferson

* Thomas Paine

Page 2 of the 14th has an interesting article taking most of the page, concluding in the 21st, which reports on the spirituality of Thomas Jefferson.

A few bits include: "Altho' every candid friend of religion must, it is thought be convinced, from Mr. ... See More  

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St. Valentine's Day massacre indictment... Jack McGurn....

Item #666649

March 02, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1929

* St. Valentine's Day massacre arrest

* Jack McGurn - Al Capone trigger man

Page 7 has one column headings that include: "MURDER CHARGES LODGED IN CHICAGO" "McGurn and Fanelli, Alleged Gang Gunners, Are Accused of Killing Moran's Seven Men" "15 Others Still Hunted" and more. (see) First report coverage on the murder ind... See More  

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Review & premiere of "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #666590

December 01, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 1, 1989

* Best "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* American Christmas comedy film - Chevy Chase

A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper fro... See More  

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1859 Warsaw, Kentucky Christmas explosion disaster...

Item #666524

December 26, 1959

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. Dec. 26, 1959

* Warsaw, Kentucky - Gallatin County

* Christmas day warehouse explosion

The front page has a one column heading: "BLAST INJURES 14 IN KENTUCKY; HOMES GASHED" with subhead. (See)

Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margin, nice condition.

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Fall of Fort Donelson... Proclamation by Jefferson Davis...

Item #666384

February 27, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1862 

* Fall of Fort Donelson, Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* From the capital of the Confederacy

A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America.

The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements and notices. The inside pages are rich in war-related reports including: "The Fall of Fort Don... See More  

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St. Valentine's Day massacre inquiry ...

Item #666278

February 20, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1929

* Post St. Valentine's Day Massacre

* George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone

Page 27 has a one column heading:  "REPORTS A NEW CLUE IN CHICAGO KILLINGS" with subheads: "Police Commissioner Russell Says Murder of Seven Will Be Solved in 'a Day or Two'" "Orders Strict Liquor Ban" and more. (see)
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St. Valentine's Day Massacre suspect caught...

Item #665418

March 27, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1931 

* Tim Healy (politician) death

* Irish nationalist - Irish Free State

* Gangster era hitman Fred "Killer" Burke captured 

* St. Valentine's Day massacre suspect

Page 25 has a one column heading: "'TIM' HEALY DIES, IRISH STATESMAN" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Tim Hea... See More  

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A broadside oration on the 4th of July...

Item #665158

July 16, 1861

DAVENPORT GAZETTE---SUPPLEMENT, Iowa, July 16, 1861  This is a folio size, single sheet broadside (printed on the front only), being the: "Oration Delivered at Big Walnut Grove, Scott County, Iowa, July 4th, 1861, By Hon. J. B. Leake". It consumes the entire front.

Single sheet, printed on the front only, great condition.

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Why we should not purchase the Louisiana Territory...

Item #664810

July 19, 1803

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, July 19, 1803 

* Debating the Louisiana Purchase

Pg. 2 has a list of 4th of July toasts, including to: "Alexander Hamilton, and the Constitution".

Page 3 has an interesting letter criticizing the purchase of the Louisiana Territory, noting: "When the news was first announced that Louisiana had been ceded to the Un... See More  

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From the Confederacy...

Item #664348

December 28, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 28, 1863

* From the capital of the Confederacy

The front page includes: "City Intelligence" "Major Edgar Burroughs" "From the Rapid Ann" "The Army of Tennessee" "A Dash Upon Cleveland, Tennessee" "a letter from Salem, Virginia; which concerns Roanoke College; "Alleged Yankee Spy" and othe... See More  

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Confederate newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #663983

September 22, 1861

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 22, 1861 

* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South

Among the front page items are: "First Engagement In Kentucky" which includes: "An engagement took place on the 19th in Easter Kentucky between 800 Confederates and 1800 Federals, in which the Federals were completely routed." with a bit more.

Also: "Norther Reports from ... See More  

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Great Christmas prints, many in color, with a displayable cover...

Item #663976

December 08, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 8, 1900  The color cover has a very displayable print showing the Wise Men on camels and noting this is the: "Christmas Number 1900". 

Inside has some Christmas-themed prints including: "The Santa Claus of the Sea" "The Christmas Possum" which is by A.B. Frost; "Making Toys for the Christmas Trade" which is ... See More  

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Nast's Santa Claus about to come down the chimney...

Item #663974

January 01, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876 

* Santa Claus - Christmas

* Thomas Nast print

Although there are several Christmas-themed print,  perhaps the best  is the  large doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast (considered the creator of the modern version of Santa Claus) captioned: "The Watch On Christmas Eve" showing two children sitting in anticipation, by ... See More  

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Signed by Beauregard and Lincoln...

Item #663358

December 24, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 24, 1864  Not just a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "The War News--Affairs In the Valley & Around Gordonsville" which includes a dispatch signed in type by: G. T. Beauregard, General (see photos). Also: "City Intelligence" "The New Year's Dinner to Gen... See More  

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Nice New Year's prints... Plan for a "submarine railway" between England & France...

Item #662897

January 02, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1858  The front page features a full page print: "New Year's Visiting in New York". Two other nice full page prints inside: "The Birth of the New Year' and 'A Happy New Year!" and an article "The Life of American Students at Heidelberg" features several small illustrations.

Interesting article with two illust... See More  

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John L. Sullivan... Crime prints...

Item #662830

November 11, 1882

NATIONAL POLICE GAZETTE, New York, Nov. 11, 1882  Much of the news & prints deal with crime, often sensationalized. But sports as well.

A feature portrait is of: "John L. Sullivan, The Champion Pugilist of the World" with a related article. Also a print of: "John G. Valentine, the Famous Expert Base Ball Pitcher and General Player." with text.

Among the crime prints:... See More  

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Color cover for Christmas...

Item #662535

December 22, 1926

THE OUTLOOK, New York, Dec. 22, 1926  Very colorful front cover with a: "Merrie Christmas" theme.

The complete issue, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, a perforated library stamp on the front page, good condition.

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Christmas with the Dionne quintuplets...

Item #662532

December 24, 1939

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH--"PICTURES" section, Dec. 24, 1939  The full front page featuring the famous Dionne quintuplets, captioned: "Merry Christmas From The Quins". Page 2 has 6 more photos of them.

Fourteen pages, nice condition.

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Selling Christmas greens in Richmond, Virginia... Thomas Nast prints...

Item #662531

December 25, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 25, 1875  Front full pg. illus. of" "Selling Christmas Greens - A Scene in Richmond, Virginia." Inside is a full pg. Thomas Nast illus: "J. G. B. Jun., In His Property Room." Two one-quarter pg. portraits of: "The Hon. Michael C. Kerr" and "The Rev. Dr. W.E. M'Laren."; one-third pg. portrait of: "J. Ross... See More  

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Selling Christmas greens in Richmond, Virginia... Thomas Nast prints...

Item #662530

December 25, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 25, 1875  Front full pg. illus. of" "Selling Christmas Greens - A Scene in Richmond, Virginia." Inside is a full pg. Thomas Nast illus: "J. G. B. Jun., In His Property Room." Two one-quarter pg. portraits of: "The Hon. Michael C. Kerr" and "The Rev. Dr. W.E. M'Laren."; one-third pg. portrait of: "J. Ross... See More  

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Nice Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item #662528

January 04, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1879 

* Thomas Nast

* Santa Claus

* Christmas

The full front page is a nice Christmas-themed print by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Christmas Post" showing a boy mailing a letter to Santa Claus. The other great print is the doublepage centerfold, also by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Merry Christmas" which shows five young children hang... See More  

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Santa Claus by Thomas Nast... "The New Comer...", by F.S. Church...

Item #662526

January 05, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1878 

* 2 Thomas Nast prints

* Santa Claus - Christmas

The full ftpg. is taken up with: "The New Comer--A Sketch in the Depot of an Importer of Animals" by famed artist F.S. Church.

There are two very nice Thomas Nast Christmas prints, one a great doublepage centerfold captioned: "Here We Are Again" by Thomas Nast, showing a f... See More  

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Marking out Santa's route from the North Pole, by Thomas Nast...

Item #662525

December 19, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 19, 1885 

* Thomas Nast

* Christmas

Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the great Thomas Nast double page print: 'Santa Claus's Route' showing two children marking out his route from the North Pole. Very displayable.

Other prints as well, several shown in the photos.

The complete issue, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condit... See More  

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Very displayable Christmas-themed color cover...

Item #662521

December 17, 1914

LESLIE'S, New York, Dec. 17, 1914  A terrific color cover showing two children in bed with toys, etc. A perfect display item for Christmas.  With the color back cover as well.

Complete issue, great condition.

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W.A. Rogers print of Santa Claus...

Item #662518

December 06, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 6, 1902 

* William Allen Rogers

* Santa Claus - Christmas

The front page is a ice duo-tone print by the famed artist W. A. Rogers, captioned: "Here We Are Again" showing Santa Claus atop a chimney, with reindeer.

A wealth of Christmas-related prints within, a few in full color, too many to list here. See the photos.

Complete in 98 pages, ... See More  

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From Houston during the Civil War...

Item #662272

November 09, 1864


* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy

Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from the midst of the war, one of the earliest war-dated issues we have offered in recent years.

The front page has over 2 columns taken up with a terrific speech given by Jeff... See More  

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Superman debuts in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade...

Item #662254

November 22, 1940

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 22, 1940 

* Superman debuts in New York City

* Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

* Great item for Superman collectors

The top of page 18 has one column heads reading: "SUPERMAN STRUTS IN MACY PARADE", "His 23-Foot Chest and 8-Foot Smirk Delight the Throngs Lining Sidewalks" and more with a nice four column photo of the famous balloon floating ... See More  

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Carrier's Address... A title willing to both praise and blame...

Item #661625

January 04, 1854

INDEPENDENT PRESS, Lawrenceburgh, Indiana, Jan. 4, 1854

* The Carrier Address to the subscribers - re: the New Year

Taking a full column and a bit more on pg. 2 is the: "Carriers Address To The Patrons Of The Independent Press, January 1, 1854."

News of the day with period advertising is found throughout. The newspaper describes itself in the masthead as: "A Family Newspaper ... See More  

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From the Black Hills of the Dakota Territory...

Item #661532

June 22, 1883

THE BLACK HILLS JOURNAL, Rapid City, Dakota Territory, June 22, 1883 

* Very rare Old West title

* Pennington County

From six years before South Dakota would become a state. Much concerning mining, including: "Custer's Peak - And the Country Surrounding--Silver & Copper Ore Discoveries" 'Valentine and Rapid City" "A New Milling Process" & other ... See More  

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Babes in the Woods murders in 1934 (near Pine Grover Furnace)....

Item #661412

November 26, 1934

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, November 30, 1934

* "Babes in the Woods" murders

* Vicinity of Pine Grove Furnace State Park (Pennsylvania)

The front page has a three -line, three-column heading: "Police Discount Theory Sixth Person Involved In Pennsylvania Mystery," with subhead: "Assert Idea Someone Trailed Man, Woman, Three Children Across U.S. 'Almost Im... See More  

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Judith Coplon arrested... Russian spy...

Item #659707

March 05, 1949

THE DETROIT NEWS, March 5, 1949

* Judith Coplon arrested (1st report)

* Soviet Union - Russian spy - Cold War

* United States Department of Justice employee

The front page has a nice seven column headline: "UN RED SEIZED AS SPY WITH U.S. WOMAN AID" with subheads and photo of Coplon and Valentine Gubitchev.

Other news, sports and advertisements the day. Complete with all 20 pages... See More  

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