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177477

Admiral Evans's Flag-Ship, "Connecticut"...

Item #177477

January 04, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1908  There is a front page illustration, "Back Where They Were Born and Bred" by W. A.. Rogers. There is an article an photos of " 'For a Fight or a Frolic' "; there is an illustration of "The Pied Piper" by Arthur G. Dove. There is a full page photo of " 'Good-by and Good Luck' "; illustration ... See More  

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651478

Skagway, Alaska...

Item #651478

January 11, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 11, 1908  The full ftpg. is a nice photo: "The Docks at Skagway, the Starting Point of the White Pass and Yukon Railroad". Inside has a related article: "The Most Wonderful Railroad of the North" with an additional 3 photos.

Sixteen pages, ever bound nor trimmed, minimal margin wear, good condition.

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631877

Manhattan Suspension Bridge...

Item #631877

February 01, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 1, 1908  The front page has "The Erection of the Great Steel Towers of the Manhattan Suspension Bridge, New York" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "An Open-Air Veneer Machine"; "Hour Our Measurers of Length Are Tested"; "A Famous Taxidermist and His Methods"; and more illustrations, articles and ... See More  

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177483

King and Crown Prince of Portugal murdered...

Item #177483

February 15, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1908 There is a front page illustration, "The Mountain and Mahomet" by W. A.. Rogers. There is an article with photos of "The Royal Tragedy at Lisbon." There are photos of "Thirty Years After--Two Views of the Ame Section of New York from the Top of the Brooklyn Tower of the Brooklyn Bridge"; &q... See More  

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606560

The Tunis Monorail System...

Item #606560

February 15, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 15, 1908



* Early monorail system



The front page features a full page illustration: "The Tunis Monorail System", plus a small inset shows the motors mounted of each side of the driving wheels with an inside report: "The Tunis Monorail System." Inside the issue is: Magnetic Survey on the Pacific Ocean"; "An American Road Tra... See More  

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680681

Displayable issue for the outdoorsman...

Item #680681

February 29, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN--"Sportsman Number", New York, Feb. 29, 1908  See the photo for the great color cover featuring an outdoor sports theme. The front page is a photo of: "Mountaineering In the Himalayas". Much of the content within has a sporting theme.

Complete in 24 pages plus covers, minimal wear at the edges, nice condition.

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674500

Displayable issue for the outdoorsman...

Item #674500

February 29, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN--"Sportsman Number", New York, February 29, 1908  See the photo for the great color cover which has an outdoor sports theme. The front page is a photo of: "Mountaineering In the Himalayas". Much of the content within has a sporting theme.

Complete issue, small library stamp near the spine, otherwise  in great condition.

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177487
Item #177487

March 14, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 14, 1908  There is a front pg. illustration, "In Tribute" by W. A.. Rogers. in this issue, there are photos of "The Conquest of the Hudson"; a double pg. illustration of "The Pie-Eyed Piper of Politics" by Grill; a full pg. illustration of "The Gentle Art of Self-Defence; a illustration of "Three's... See More  

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177489

San Francisco's Rat Problem...

Item #177489

March 28, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 28, 1908  There is a front pg. illustration, " 'That Hurt!' " by W. A.. Rogers. In this issue, there is an illustration of "A Race Across the Continent" by Neal Truslow; photos of "San Francisco's War on Rats"; "The Way of the World Across the Sea"; a double pg. illustration of &q... See More  

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671696

Bridge Over the East River At Blackwell's Island...

Item #671696

March 28, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Mar. 28, 1908 The ftpg. has three photos, one taking half a page, showing: "General View Of The Great Cantilever Bridge Over the East River At Blackwell's Island, NY". Other prints, although not photoed, include: "How To Construct A Balloon", "Experiments In Visual Fixation", "New Types of Lifebelts", and more.

The issue i... See More  

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160109

Henry Hudson Memorial Bridge...

Item #160109

April 11, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 11, 1908  The ftpg. has two illustrations of: "The Great Arch Of The Henry Hudson Memorial Bridge". Inside text about this proposed bridge and its design.

Sixteen pages, good condition.

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177491

Bombing in Union Square.... Ghost town mining towns of Nevada...

Item #177491

April 11, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 11, 1908 There is a front pg. illustration, " 'Can It Be Possible,' Quoth Robinson Crusoe, 'That I am not the Only Pebble on the Beach?' "by W. A.. Rogers. In this issue, there are photos of "The Bomb Tragedy in Union Square"; "Oklahoma's Claims to Distinction"; "How Goldfield Guard... See More  

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579134

Henry Chadwick death... father of baseball...

Item #579134

April 21, 1908

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, April 21, 1908 



* Henry Chadwick death 

* "Father of Baseball"
 



This 16 page newspaper has one column headings on page 7: "Was "Father Of Baseball" "Henry Chadwick, for Years an Authority on the Game, Dies at His Brooklyn Home" with nice photo of Chadwick. See photos for text here on the death of... See More  

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177493
Item #177493

April 25, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1908  There is a front pg. illustration, "Quoth The Parrot: 'Evermore!' " by W. A.. Rogers. In this issue, there are photos of "Behind the Guns in Magdalena Bay"; "Spring Cleaning in the Alps"; "The Ways of Some of Our Foreign Relatives"; "Man's Best Friend in the Desert"... See More  

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177495
Item #177495

May 09, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 9, 1908 There is a front pg. illustration, "Almost There" by W. A.. Rogers. In this issue, there is are photos of "California's Great Welcome to the Fleet"; "How Pennsylvania's State Constabulary Put Down a Strike"; "Strengthening our Forces in the East--A Shipment of Submarines for Manila";... See More  

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177496

The Catholic Centenary in New York....

Item #177496

May 16, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1908  There is a front pg. illustration, "Forward, March!" by W. A.. Rogers. In this issue, there is are photos of "The Vanderbilt Coach-and-Four in England"; "The Catholic Centenary in New York" by Charles Johnston; a double pg. illustration of "Old Dr. Bryan" by E. W. Kemble, and other adverti... See More  

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597314

Prelude to the tank ?....

Item #597314

May 16, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 16, 1908 



* Early form of the tank 



The front page is taken up with two photos of: "A Curious Means of Propulsion - The Caterpillar Motor, Showing the Weight-Carrying Wheels". Although a novel concept at the time, this dates from the introduction of the caterpillar-type means of movement, adopted not only by the construction industry but... See More  

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598712

35-Horse-Power Caterpillar ...

Item #598712

May 16, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 16, 1908  This issue contains an illustration "The 35-Horse-Power Caterpillar" with an accompanying article "The 'Caterpillar' Tractor". Additional items are: "Ziegler Magazine for the Blind", "A French Universal System of Machine Molding", "Path of Annular Eclipse" and additional articles and adverti... See More  

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177497

British Cruiser sunk by a Liner....

Item #177497

May 23, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1908  There is a front pg. illustration, " 'Say, Bill, Shall We Shoot up this Tenderfoot Show?' " by W. A.. Rogers. In this issue, there is are photos of "A British Cruiser Sunk by a Liner"; The Cyclone which Swept through the South"; a double pg. illustration of " 'Land!' " by R. F. ... See More  

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177502

The US Railroad System...

Item #177502

June 06, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1908  The front page of this issue reads: "The 'Square Deal' Dance".  Additional inside photos regard the US Railroad  System.  A double page center fold is titled: "How About This, William? The Overshadowing Issue at this Time is Equal Rights to all and Special Privileges to None" (see photos).  Other adve... See More  

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597403

A somersaulting automobile...

Item #597403

June 06, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 6, 1908 



* Early automobile stunt driving

* Is there any safety devices here (seatbelts) ?




The front page has a fascinating graphic of a circus act involving automobiles, one doing a somersault while another travels beneath it (see photos). A related article is on an inside page.



Complete in sixteen pages, this issue is in good condition.... See More  

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177354

William Howard Taft.... Republican Convention...

Item #177354

June 27, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by Kemble, "The Prelude." There are also other sketchings by him which include "Circus Day in the Coliseum"; a double page of "They're Off--and Going Some"; and full pages of "The Third Day at Chicago"; "The Moist Fourth Day"; and Convention... See More  

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177364

The Olympics in London....

Item #177364

July 25, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "The Donkey: 'What do I Get Out of It?'"

There is a half page photo of "Bryan and Murphy Hand in Hand." There are two full pages of photos of "America's Olympian Victors--The Athletes Who Scored Against the World in the British Stadium&quo... See More  

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177505

The Olympics in London....

Item #177505

August 01, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 1, 1908 The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "'Get Out of the Way? I Guess Not!' " There are photos of "America First at Olympia" and American Laurels at Olympia." There is then a photo of "The Republican Battle Front" which is a photo of George R. Sheldon, William H. Taft, Frank R. ... See More  

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177507

Olympics in London....

Item #177507

August 15, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "'Which 'Opposition' Will You Have, Mr. Pulitzer?' "

This issue has photos of "Awarding the Olympic Prizes" which includes and photo of "Queen Alexandra presenting the Marathon Trophy to Hayes, the American Winner." The
... See More  

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177508

Yachting...

Item #177508

August 22, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "A Campaign Contribution From the Carolinas."



This issue has an article and photos of "The Disaster in the North West" plus photos of "When Royalty Goes Yachting"; "The Winner of the New York to Paris Race"; "Studies in 'Ma... See More  

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177015

Past Work of Thomas Nast ~ Republican Elephant and Democratic Donkey...

W.A. Rogers... Wright Brothers Record...

Item #177015

September 19, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "Special Inducements for a Revival of Business."



This issue has photos of "The Men Behind the Political Guns" and "Folk Dances by New York Schoolgirls." There is then an article of "The Origin of American Cartoon Symbols&quo
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681887

First airplane death - a passenger with Orville Wright...

Item #681887

September 23, 1908

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, September 23, 1908 



* Orville Wright Injured

* Thomas Etholen Selfridge Killed

* 1st powered airplane fatality




Page 4 has: "THE AIRSHIP DIASTER", with a corresponding article of, "The disaster to the air ship of Orville Wright in which the inventor was badly wounded and his companion killed is keenly felt in Washington, where t... See More  

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177186

Wright Brothers Aeroplane Crash.... W.A. Rogers....

Item #177186

September 26, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 26, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "Lovers Once, But Strangers Now."
 
This issue has photos of "The Fatal Fall of the Wright Aeroplane"; "The Candidates for the Governorship of New York"; "The Amateur Golf Championship of 1908"; "Presidential Ca
... See More  

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657733

Early flight... The Curzon Bridge over The Ganges River...

Item #657733

September 26, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 26, 1908  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "The Aeroplane Flying at a Great Height," "The Construction of the West Aeroplane," "The Narrowing of the Ganges and Construction of the Curzon Bridge," and "Car Fen
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689323

Wilbur Wright... another record...

Item #689323

October 17, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 17, 1908 



* Wilbur Wright Brothers flight

* Edith Ogilby Berg - Woman

* 1st American female passenger




The prime feature would be the page 6 the heading: "Wilbur Wright Fulfills the Conditions of His Contract with the French Syndicate" with "At dusk the same evening (October 3) Mr. Wright with Franz Reichel of the Figaro as passenger, ... See More  

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177012

The Greatest Ball Game Ever Played ~ Chicago Cubs and New York Giants...

Item #177012

October 17, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 17, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "'Giddap, Bill!' "



This issue has photos of "The Greatest Ball Game Ever Played" between Chicago Cubs and New York Giants on October 8, 1908; "Pittsburgh Celebrates its Hundred-and-Fiftieth Birthday"; "The Socialist Pr
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177511

Presidental Candidates in the West.... W.A. Rogers...

Item #177511

October 24, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 24, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "Somewhat Obscured, But Still Visible."



This issue has photos of "A House that was Built in a Day"; "With the Candidates in the West"; "A Glance Across the Footlights" and "The Coming Alaska-Yukon Expositio
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177513

President Taft Elected... NY Governor Hughes re-elected...

Item #177513

November 07, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1908 The front page of this issue has two photos of "The Next President and Vice-President--William Howard Taft and James Schoolcraft Shermen" which also includes short biographies.

This issue has photos of "Governor Hughes Re-Elected in New York"; "Upper Broadway on Election Night"; "How New York Watched the Returns&qu... See More  

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177347

Alaska... E. W. Kemble...

Item #177347

November 21, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 21, 1908  The front page of this issue has a photo of "Paying A Nation's Debt."



This issue has a photo of "Alaska--Ten Years After"; "The Launching of the First American 'Dreadnought' "; and "Where Abraham is Buried." There is also a double page illustration of " 'Here's to Yo
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177349

King Edward's Sixty-Seventh Birthday....

Item #177349

November 28, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 28, 1908  The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Hothead of Europe" which is relating to Kaiser William.



This issue has a photo of "The Most Eloquent Woman in the World" and "King Edward Enjoying his Sixty-Seventh Birthday." There is a photo of "A Prima Donna By Right and Role"; and a double
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160113

Veery early airplane use for the military...

Item #160113

December 19, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 19, 1908  Fullpg. illus: "The Aeroplane Military Scout". Show a plane in flight with the pilot making a sketch of the area. Text discusses the use of planes for scouting purposes.

Sixteen pages, good condition.

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573692

Early use of airplanes in the military...

Item #573692

December 19, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 19, 1908 



* Early bi-plane airplane 

* Military reconnaissance 




The entire front page is a nice illustration captioned: "The Aeroplane Military Scout" being a nice print showing an early biplane in a military reconnaissance role. An inside page has a related article. A very nice display issue. Complete issue, very nice condi... See More  

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177022

Mary Anderson....

Item #177022

January 09, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  January 9, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue with an illustration. The front page of this issue has a photo of "Where Many Thousands Perished."



This issue has photos of "Europe's Appalling Calamity"; "The Tragedy on the Mediterranean"; "Mary Anderson, That Was"; and there are illustrations o... See More  

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682883

Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research... Ocean Steamship...

Item #682883

January 09, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 9, 1909 The front page has two illustrations: "Latest Idea For A Multi-Hull Ocean Steamship", being a ship with three hulls. Within the issue is: "A Tunnel-boring Machine...", "The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research", "The Krupp Steel Works of To-Day", and additional articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Com... See More  

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177019

The Earthquake in Italy.... James Montgomery Flagg print...

Item #177019

January 23, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 23, 1909 (no color wrapper)



The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Ruins of the American Consulate at Messina." Additionally, this issue has photos of "In the Italian Cities of Sorrow"; "When Nature Rises in Her Senseless Wrath"; "Messina, A City That Was"; and "The Flight From the Stricken R... See More  

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177338

Mr. Taft in Panama.... A Capable Humorist by Mark Twain...

Item #177338

February 20, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 20, 1909  The front page of this issue has an illustration of "February 22, 1732" by A. D. Blashfield which is referencing the birth of George Washington.

This issue has photos of "Mr. Taft at Panama"; "Our Wonderful Country" and there is an article with illustrations of "The Discovery of the Soul" by Victor

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177343

The Newly declared President Taft....

Item #177343

March 13, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has a photo of "President Taft Reviewing the Inaugural Parade."



This issue has photos of "Mr. Taft Rides into Office on a Blizzard"; "Washington Greets the New President" and "A New Portrait of Mrs. Clarence H. Mackay." There is also... See More  

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177002

James Montgomery Flagg print...

Item #177002

March 20, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 20, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has an illustration of "'Hurry Up! Prosperity Express Almost Due!' " by W. A. Rogers.



This issue has a photo of "The First Session of President Taft's Cabinet" and an illustration of "Elinor Macartney Lane. There is also an article with... See More  

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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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543066

USS North Dakota...

Item #543066

April 03, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 3, 1909



* The USS North Dakota



The front page of the this issue shows an illustration of a battle scene, which reads:  "The Use of Aerial Artillery in Warfare".  Additional content includes:  "The Latest United State 'Dreadnought'...", "Night Sky: March and April", and much more.



This issue is damag... See More  

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177520

Mark Twain ad....

Item #177520

May 01, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 1, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Man Who Raised the Price of Bread."



This issue has a photo of "A Star in the Making" which is of Miss Helen Ware, and there is an article of called "How Canada Started the Marathon Craze" by William Hemmingway. There are also i... See More  

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177522

Cipriano Castro....

Item #177522

May 15, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 15, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Man Without a Country", Cipriano Castro.



This issue has a photos of "Chips From the World's Workshop" and a portrait by S. Muller Ury of "Mrs. Clark Williams, of New York." There is also a double page illustration spread o... See More  

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177527

The Death of Edward Everett Hale....

Item #177527

June 19, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 19, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "Edward Everett Hale--The famous author of "The Man Without a Country."



This issue has an article on "Edward Everett Hale" and photos of "The Opening Days of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition at Seattle." There is a double ... See More  

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160549

First cork-centered baseball...

Item #160549

June 26, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, June 26, 1909  Under the lengthy: "Index of Inventions" is a very inconspicuous entry for a patent issued for: "Base ball. B.F. Shibe...#924696" which was actually for the first cork-centered baseball, issued to Ben Shibe.  Its World Series debut occurred in 1910.

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