India and Ghandi

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India and Ghandi

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674573

India becomes a Republic...

Item #674573

January 24, 1950

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., January 24, 1950



* India becomes a republic

* Independence from Britain




The front page has a one column heading: "First President Being Elected By India Today" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on India becoming a independent republic from Britain with Jawaharlal Nehru becoming the first prime minister.

Complete with 16 pages, light toning and m... See More  

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674486

Direct Action Day in 1946 Calcutta, India....

Item #674486

August 17, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1946



* Direct Action Day

* Great Calcutta Killings

* Hindus and Muslims riot




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "90 Die, 900 Hurt in Calcutta As Moslems and Hindus Riot" (see) First report coverage on the Riots in Calcutta known as Direct Action Day. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publica... See More  

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673844

Harper Lee court case... "To Kill A Mockingbird" under fire...

Item #673844

January 16, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1966  



* Harper Lee, author of To Kill A Mockingbird joins court case

*
 
Kasturba Gandhi tries to win leadership roll in India



Page 82 contains the heading: "Harper Lee Twits School Board in Virginia for Ban on Her Novel", followed by an explanation on how she humiliated the school board saying, "To hear the novel is immoral has m... See More  

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673618

"Democratic Platform Made Easy" - showing blacks among various vignettes...

Item #673618

November 06, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869 



* The Democratic Party platform

* Democrats are racists - anti-black

* 19th century illustration - print




The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of th... See More  

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673413

Mahatma Gandhi... Salt March...

Item #673413

April 06, 1930

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, April 6, 1930 



* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) 

* Salt march (salt satyagraha) ends 

* Dandi, India 



The front page has a one column heading: "Gandhi Defies Britain; Makes Salt in India" (see)

Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for instit... See More  

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673356

T. E. Lawrence returns to England in 1929....

Item #673356

February 03, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1929



* T. E. Lawrence returns to England

* World War I - Arab Revolt & more fame




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Lawrence of Arabia Hides in London; Flees Reporters on Arriving From India" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news of the day. Complete 1st secti... See More  

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672964

Charle Chaplin meets Gandhi in 1931.....

Item #672964

September 23, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 23, 1931



* Comedian actor Charlie Chaplin

* Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "WHO IS CHAPLIN? GANDHI ASKS AS CHARLIE CALLS" with subhead. (see) Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage on Charlie Chaplin meeting Mahatma Gandhi in London, England. Always nice to have notable events in history r... See More  

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672768

Charles Webster Leadbeater death... Occultist...

Item #672768

March 02, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1934



* Charles Webster Leadbeater death

* Occultist - spiritualism - thesophist




Page 19 has a one column heading: "Dr. C. W. Leadbeater Dead In India At 86" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles Webster Leadbeater, Theosophical Society member and occultist. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particu... See More  

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671860

Mahatma Gandhi starts salt march to Dandi...

Item #671860

April 10, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1930



* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma)

* Fight for India independence (Salt tax)

* Gujarat, India villages campaign




Page 10 has one column headings: "GANDHI TO SPREAD HIS GOSPEL BY AUTO" "Abandons Collection of Salt at Dandi to Begin Whirlwind Tour of Gujarat Villages" and more. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. ... See More  

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671612

The Mareorama at the Paris Exposition...

Item #671612

September 29, 1900

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 29, 1900  The front page has an illustrated cover showing the Mareorama at the Paris Exposition. The inside includes a related article.

Other images and/or articles include: "A Japanese Trade Mark For Webster's Dictionary" "The New Army 16-Inch Gun" "A Toda Headsman, Southern India" and more.

Sixteen pages, very good... See More  

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671292

Prison life at Blackwell's Island, New York...

Item #671292

February 19, 1876

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 19, 1876 



* Blackwell's Island insane asylum 

* Nellie Bly fame




A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Snowballing" which shows a snowball fight among children. Also a fullpg. print: "America Sketches: Prison Life on Blackwell's Island", and another doublepg. centerfold: "Arrival of the Prince of Wales at Lahore... See More  

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671274

Sarojini Naidu freed.. India activist...

Item #671274

March 22, 1943

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, March 22, 1943



* Sarojini Naidu freed from jail

* India political activist & poet

* Indian independence movement




Page 2 has a one column photo of Sarojini Naidu with heading: "Woman Leader of the All-India Party Is Freed" (see)

Complete with all 16 pages, various ink notations throughout including a few on the front page, light toning at the marg... See More  

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670565

Japan mainland bombed for 1st time....

Item #670565

June 15, 1944

DETROIT TIMES, EXTRA, June 15, 1944



* B-29 Superfortresses

* Bombing mainland Japan (1st time)

* World War II - WWII



The front page has a nice banner headline in bold lettering: "B-29'S BOMB JAPAN!" with subhead. (see)

Incomplete issue containing 12 of the 28 pages, a little wear along the central fold with a few small archival mends on inside pages, great for display as suc
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670468

On the troubles in Boston...

Item #670468

April 01, 1774

THE TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE, London, April, 1774  Formatted much like the 'Gentleman's Magazine" but a much less common title.

In "Debates in the Political Club' is mention that: "Lord North said, that the test of the Bostonians will not be the indemnification of the East-India company alone, it will remain in the breast of the king not to restore the port unti... See More  

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667321

Gandhi starts Salt March...

Item #667321

March 13, 1930

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., March 13, 1930 



* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) 

* Salt march (salt satyagraha) beginning



The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "MANY INJURED IN CLASH NEAR BOMBAY TODAY" "GANDHI'S STUNT" and more. Coverage on the beginning of Mahatma Gandhi's salt march.

Fourteen pages, light toning and a l... See More  

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667199

Map of Havana, Cuba...

Item #667199
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  Although typically missing from most issues, this magazine still contains the full page plate titled: "Plan of the City and Harbour of Havanna" which also includes a key as to the various points of interest.

An article: "Weak State of the Island of Jamaica" but the map of Jamaica is lacking.

Near the back of the issue is... See More  

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667146

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi arrested...

Item #667146

August 10, 1942

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 10, 1942 



* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi  - India riots

* The Mahatma & Jawaharlal Nehru arrests




The top of front page has photos of Gandhi and Nehru with heading: "Violence in India" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 20 pages, light toning at the margins, small address label on the front page, some small binding holes along the spine,... See More  

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667144

Gandhi-Irwin Pact...

Item #667144

March 04, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 4, 1931



* Gandhi-Irwin Pact reached  (1st report)

* Mahatma Gandhi & Lord Irwin - India



The front page has a five column heading: "Gandhi Wins; Peace Come to India" with subheads that include: "'HOLY MAN' AND GREAT BRITAIN AGREE ON TERMS" and more. (see) A few related photos are on the back page.

Complete with all 38 pages, ... See More  

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667133

Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #667133
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748  Certainly a prime feature is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor".

The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plates as well ... See More  

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667124

Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #667124
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748  Certainly a prime feature is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor".

The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plates as well ... See More  

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665351

1930 Albert Einstein's unified field theory...

Item #665351

March 28, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1930



* Professor Albert Einstein

* Unified Field Theory

* Gravitation & Electricity

* Mahatma Gandhi & salt tax


 

Page 8 has one column headings: "EINSTEIN SUBMITS FIELD THEORY PROOF" "Physicist Presents Paper Showing Application of Work Linking Gravitation and Electricity" "Findings Are Hailed Here" and more. (see)

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665168

Orville Wright death... Gandhi assassination...

Item #665168

January 31, 1948

NEW YORK POST (tabloid size), January 31, 1948 



* 1st report on Orville Wright death 

* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi assassination 



This famous New York City tabloid publication has a page 2 report with heading: "Orville Wright, 76, Plane Pioneer, Dies" with 2 related photos. (see)

Page 3 has reporting on the assassination of Gandhi with heading: "Gandhi's S... See More  

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664777

Mahatma Gandhi arrested...

Item #664777

May 05, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1930



* Gandhi arrested - The Mahatma

* Nashua NH New Hampshire fire



The front page has a two column headline: "GANDHI SEIZED BY BRITISH FOR INDEFINITE DETENTION; TROOPS POSTED FOR CRISIS" with subheads. (see)

Also one column headlines that include: "FIRE SWEEPS NASHUA; OVER 1,000 HOMELESS" and more.  Coverage on the great fires... See More  

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664681

Broadside “extra” from before the Civil War...

Item #664681

May 21, 1842

NEW YORK HERALD, EXTRA, May 21, 1842  A broadside "issue, being single sheet & printed on one side only.  The front page has at the top: “Arrival Of The Steamship Acadia”, plus an engraving of a steamship “15 Days Later From Europe”, bringing news from China & India, Algiers, Spain & France, and “Miscellaneous Items” as well.

Evenly t... See More  

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663903

Bhupinder Singh of Patiala death....

Item #663903

March 24, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1938



* Bhupinder Singh of Patiala death (1st report)

* Maharaja - ruler - India




The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "RULER OF PATIALA DIES IN INDIA AT 46" with subheads and photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, light toning at the margins, very nice condition.... See More  

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663579

Partition of India in 1947...

Item #663579

August 15, 1947

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 15, 1947



* Partition of India (1st report)



The front page has a one column heading: "MOUNTBATTEN NEW  GOVERNOR OF HINDU INDIA" with subhead. (see) More on page 2. Related photo on the back page. First report coverage on the partition of the British Indian Empire into the Dominion of Pakistan and the Union of India. Nice to have in this World famou... See More  

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663336

Great map of the western hemisphere...

Item #663336
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1773 



* Captain James Cook

* North America map




Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map which accompanies the lengthy article: "Epitome of Lieut. Cooke's Voyage Round the World", showing most of North America, all of South America down to Cape Horn, and even portions of West Africa, Spain, France &am... See More  

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661617

Mahatma Gandhi released from jail...

Item #661617

May 06, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 6, 1944



* Mahatma Gandhi

* Gandhi released from jail



This 30 page newspaper has a 2 column headline on the front page: "Gandhi Freed Unconditionally; British Act on Health Grounds"

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Very nice condition.... See More  

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661429

Mahatma Gandhi... Salt March...

Item #661429

April 06, 1930

NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1930 



* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) 

* Salt march (salt satyagraha) ends 

* Dandi, India




The front page has one column headings that include: "GANDHI MAKES SALT, DEFYING INDIA'S LAW" "Situation is Tense as Police Gather and Thousands Await Government Action" "RAIL MEN JOIN CAMPAIGN" and more.

Complete in ... See More  

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659670

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith goes missing (death)...

Item #659670

November 09, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 9, 1935



* Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

* Australian aviator - Southern Cross

* Goes missing in airplane flight (death)




The front page has a one column heading: "Bay of Bengal Searched for Flying Knight" Four related photos and map on the back page. (see) See below for more information.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 3... See More  

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659613

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith fateful flight...

Item #659613

October 23, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1935



* Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

* Australian aviator - Southern Cross

* Fateful flight to Australia begins




The top of page 3 has a two column heading: "Kingsford-Smith Off on Flight to Australia; Leaves England Despite a Recent Illness" with photo. (see) See below for more information.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete ... See More  

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658867

1946 Royal Indian Navy mutiny...

Item #658867

February 24, 1946

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Feb. 24, 1946



* Royal Indian Navy mutiny

* Bombay, India - Mahatma Gandhi




The front page has a great banner headline: "DEATH TOLL GROWS IN INDIA" with subheads. Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete 1st section only with 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp ... See More  

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657939

1930 Graf Zeppelin... Gandhi...

Item #657939

June 01, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, June 1, 1930



* Graf Zeppelin - airship

* Mahatma Gandhi



This rotogravure section has two front page photos regarding the Graf Zeppelin. Also on the front page are photos of Woman aviator Amy Johnson and Mahatma Gandhi. (see)

Other topics throughout. Rotogravure section only with 8 pages, rag edition, a few binding slits along the spine, nice c... See More  

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657931

Mahatma Gandhi returns to India....

Item #657931

December 29, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 29, 1931



* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

* The Mahatma returns to India

* Round Table Conference in London




The front page has a one column heading: "GANDHI WARNS INDIA TO BE READY TO FIGHT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from the Gandhi-Irwin Pact negotiations in London.

Other news, sports and advertis... See More  

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657093

Mahatma Gandhi jail release...

Item #657093

January 26, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 26, 1931 



* Mahatma Gandhi jail release



The front page has a five column headline: "Britain Orders Freedom for Gandhi" with subheads and small photo of Gandhi. Another photo on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition&qu... See More  

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655991

1930 Rangoon Riots in India...

Item #655991

May 28, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 28, 1930



* Rangoon Riots of 1930

* Indian dockworkers

* Burman labourers




The front page has a nice banner headline: "MOBS KILL WOMEN IN INDIA" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete with all 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very hig... See More  

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655279

Gandhi, Thomas Edison, and Al Capone...

Item #655279

February 25, 1931

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Feb. 25, 1931  The front page has a large photo of Gandhi with the caption: "Gandhi Happy To Be Free Again." Also on the front page is an interesting article regarding Albert Einstein: "Einstein Used the Cigarette Relatively." Page 3 has a 2-column, two-line heading regarding Al Capone: "CAPONE ELUDES THE CROWDS AND GOES BEFORE U.... See More  

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654672

Hitler drafts Jews for work... Gandhi weakens during his fast...

Item #654672

March 06, 1939

NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1939 



* Mahatma Gandhi  

* "Fast Unto Death"

* Jews and Aryans

* Separated from jobs




Two notable front page reports, the first with two column heads: "Germany Drafts Jews for Work; Sets Them Apart from 'Aryans' " "Aim Is to Meet Pledge Made to Rublee and to Free 'Germans' for 'State-Political' Jobs---... See More  

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654457

Maps of Jamaica and Havana, Cuba...

Item #654457
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  Although typically missing from most issues, this magazine still contains the full page plate titled: "A Map Of the Island of Jamaica" which shows much detail. Accompanying this map is a nice and detailed article on Jamaica which describes it geographically, gives a bit of history on how it was settled, and some text on its economy.... See More  

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654456

Jamaica, Cuba & the Caribbean... Early electricity

Item #654456
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  This magazine is missing the plates of "A Map Of the Island of Jamaica" and "Plan of the City and Harbour of the Havanna", Cuba, but there is a report near the back which relates to it, beginning: "Porto Rico is a large Spanish island, well fortified; and Hispaniola belonging to both France & Spain is much larger ... See More  

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654173

Map of India and Pakistan... Wine industry in America...

Item #654173
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1767  The first article in this issue is: "An Historical Account of the late Acquisitions of the East India Company in Bengal" which is accompanied by a great fold-out map showing most of India and parts of other countries including Ceylon (Sri Lanka). This map is titled: "The Moguls Empire Divided Into its Principal Governments... See More  

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653763

A Bombay newspaper on the death of Jawaharlal Nehru...

Item #653763

May 28, 1964

THE TIMES OF INDIA, Bombay, May 28, 1964  I have always encouraged to collect newspapers from as close to the "event" as possible. Here is a newspaper from India reporting the death of Prime Minister Nehru, with a banner headline: "JAWAHARLAL NEHRU IS DEAD" with subhead: "Sudden End Follows A Heart Attack" "The Light Is  Out" with a photo of him.

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653674

1939 Sayajirao Gaekwad III death... India...

Item #653674

February 07, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 7, 1939



* Sayajirao Gaekwad III death

* Maharaja of Baroda State - India




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BARODA GAEKWAR, INDIAN RULER, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III, leader of Baroda State in India.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complet... See More  

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653296

The kangeroo described... Approval of the Jay Treaty by Congress...

Item #653296
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1796  Included is an interesting and quite descriptive article on the kangaroo, perhaps the earliest such report we have seen. Bits include: "...The Gamgarou, or, as Pennant calls it, Kangaroo, is a native of New South Wales and first discovered by that able and much lamented navigator Capt. Cook. The proportions of this animal are singular in a gr... See More  

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653251

Tea culture in India...

Item #653251

June 10, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 10, 1876  The front page has "Balestrieri's System of Illumination" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Centennial Exposition"; "Walton's Turbine Water Wheel"; "The Culture and Preparation of Tea in Sikkim, India"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pa... See More  

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653248

Silk industry in India...

Item #653248

November 02, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 2, 1895  The cover has "The Cotton States Exhibition, Atlanta, GA" with accompanying article. Also inside is: "Long's Machine for Sawing Mouldings"; "The Silk Industry in India"; "Fair Haven and Westville Electric Railroad"; "The Transsiberian Railway"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisem... See More  

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652797

England celebrates Harriet Beecher Stowe & "Uncle Tom's Cabin"...

Item #652797

May 05, 1853

NEW YORK OBSERVER, May 5, 1853



* England celebrates Harriet Beecher Stowe & "Uncle Tom's Cabin"

* Treatment of Indians in California




Page 6 has under the title, "Reception of Mrs. Stowe in England," details concerning her trip to England - which includes the address made in her honor, and the response given by her husband on her behalf. Included is an intriguing ... See More  

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652458

1751 - reports from throughout the world... a Highwayman robs a Post Office...

Item #652458

June 01, 1751

THE LONDON GAZETTE, June 1, 1751 This issue has period advertising and news from throughout the world, including reports from Parma, Rome, Turin, Vienna, Berlin, Hague, Middleburg, and Whitehall. Another article is in regards to The East-India House, and there is an interesting detailed report of a Post Office being robbed by a Highwayman.

The front page has a partial (3/4ths) red tax stamp.

Com... See More  

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651873

India's Constitution announced... Independence realized...

Item #651873

January 24, 1950

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, MA, January 24 & 25, 1950 (a two-issue set)  Although India's Independence was guaranteed as of 1947, it did not become a reality until January 26, 1950, when its Constitution became official. This two issue set contains details regarding the Constitution (inside, with photo), the declaration of the former king stepping down from power, and the a... See More  

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651829

Israel assumes rule in Modern Jerusalem...

Trans-Jordan seeks peace following the U.S.' formal recognition of the State of Israel...

Item #651829

February 02, 1949

NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1949  Although the State of Israel was formally created in May, 1948, the United States and Trans-Jordan (current-day Jordan) did not formalize their recognition until much later. On January 31st, 1849 the U.S. did so, and although Jordan did not formally do so until 1994, this issue reports that on the day following Israel's recognition by the U.S., the King A... See More  

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