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Oswego in the French & Indian War... Large map of Europe... Judaica item...

Item #694426
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1756 

* Great & quite large map of Europe

* Oswego - French & Indian War

* Judaica - Jewish content

The prime feature would be the very nice & large foldout map titled in the cartouche: "A New & Correct CHART  of  EUROPE..." which shows all of Europe as well as Iceland, Russia, North Africa, a... See More  

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1974 Ma'alot massacre... Israel...

Item #693910

May 16, 1973


* Ma'alot massacre - Palestinian terrorist attack

* Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine

* Netiv Meir Elementary School - Israel

The front page has a banner headline: "16 TEENS DIE IN SCHOOL BATTLE" with subhead and 2 related photos. Reporting with more photos on pages 5-7.

Complete 176 pages, tabloid size, a little light foxing, g... See More  

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Louis D. Brandeis... 1st Jewish Supreme Court Justice...

Item #693879

June 06, 1916

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 6, 1916

* Louis D. Brandeis inauguration

* 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice

This 16 page newspaper has one column headings near the bottom of the front page: "Brandeis Seated" and "New Supreme Court Justice Takes Oath of Office". See photo for coverage on the 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, taking... See More  

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Weizmann becomes the first President of Israel...

Item #693771

May 17, 1948

THE DETROIT NEWS, May 17, 1948 

* Chaim Weizmann becomes 1st President of Israel

* Arab-Israeli War for liberation

* Battle for Jerusalem - Israel

The front page has a one column heading: "Arab Drive on Tel Aviv Perils City" with subhead.

The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "20,000 Here Israel" with subhead.

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Putnam's account of the Battle of Horse Neck via George Washington...

Item #693762

April 22, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, April 22, 1779 

* The Battle of Horse Neck

* Greenwich, Connecticut

* General Israel Putnam

* Gen. George Washington

A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781.

This issue is volume 1, number 6.

The front page begins with a letter conc... See More  

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Prelude to the creation of the Jewish state...

Item #693405

May 11, 1948

THE DETROIT NEWS, May 11, 1948 

* Creating the Jewish state of Israel

* Jews - Judaica - Palestine

Page 29 contains a few reports concerning the soon-to-be-announced statehood for Israel. A six column heading reads: "Palestine Gangs Trade Opium for Guns, UN Commission Hears" Also a four column heading: "Jews Win First Round of War" with subheads. And a one column he... See More  

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Jewish Holocaust... public reality... Nazi atrocities...

Item #693331

February 14, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 14, 1943

* Jewish Holocaust coming to light

* Nazi-occupied Warsaw, Poland

* Mention of the Palmiry massacres

The top of page 37 has a one column heading: "TYRANNY OF NAZIS IN WARSAW SHOWN" with subheads. (see) See photos for coverage on the ongoing atrocities in Nazi-occupied Poland where extermination of the Jewish population was most prevalent. Ra... See More  

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1943 London subway bomb shelter disaster...

Item #693042

March 05, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1943

* Bethnal Green tube station

* London Underground bomb shelter

* Nazi air raid panic stampede disaster

* World War II - WWII

The front page has a two column heading: "Woman Trips, Causing Jam, 178 Die in London Shelter" (see)

Complete with 36 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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1947-1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine...

Item #692940

December 05, 1947

THE DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 5, 1947

* Civil War in Mandatory Palestine beginning

* Jewish - Jews & Arabs communities

* Attack on Tel Aviv, Israel

The front page has a nice banner headline: "JEWS BEAT BACK ARABS" with lead-in: "Battle Tel Aviv Raiders" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 60 pages, rag edition in nice condition.... See More  

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Jewish Statehood close in 1948

Item #692933

May 12, 1948

THE DETROIT NEWS, May 12, 1948 

* Jewish statehood close

* Jews - Judaica - Arabs 

* Israel creation

The top of page 24 has a sic column heading: "Jews and Arabs Expected to Proclaim Palestine States Friday" (see) Just two days away.

Complete with both sections (56 pages), rag edition, small binding holes along spine, nice condition.... See More  

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Fascist Italy announces its 1st anti-Jewish laws...

Item #692678

September 02, 1938


* Italian Racial Laws announced 

* Anti-Jewish - Jews expelled

* Fascist Italy - Pre-World War II

The front page has a one column heading: "Expel All Jews Who Moved to Italy Since '19" Small related map on page 3. (see) First report coverage on Fascist Italy announcing its first anti-Jewish laws.

Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in ... See More  

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First report of the 1938 Nazi book burning in Germany...

Item #692643

May 11, 1933


* Nazi Book Burnings (1st report)

* Jewish - Jews - Judaica - holocaust

* Berlin, Germany

The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "NAZIS PUT TORCH TO THOUSANDS OF 'IMPURE' BOOKS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the famous book burnings near the beginning of the tensions between Germans and Jews.

Other news, sports and ... See More  

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1976 Mickey Cohen death...

Item #692625

July 30, 1976

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 30, 1976

* Jewish gangster & boxer Mickey Cohen death

The front page has a one column heading: "Mickey Cohen Dies at Age 62" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues inside with 3 related photos. (see) Nice to have from the city where he died.

Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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Frankfurt Auschwitz trials begin...

Item #692379

December 20, 1963

THE DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 20, 1963

* Frankfurt Nazis trials begin for war crimes

* Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp

* Jewish - Jews extermination killing center

The front page has a seven column headline: "22 Nazis Go on Trial as Auschwitz Killers" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 40+ pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition. ... See More  

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Jewish physician identifies Holocaust leaders...

Item #692352

September 22, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 22, 1945 

* Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

* Nazi death factory horrors revealed

* Jewish woman gets revenge

Page 5 contains a very compelling article on identifying Nazis leaders involved in the holocaust atrocities on the Jews, with the one column head: "Belsen Survivor Picks Out Nazis" and subhead: "Jewish Woman Physician Who Was Also in O... See More  

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Jewish holocaust... Seizure of businesses....

Item #692103

November 20, 1938


* The Jewish Holocaust in progress

* re. Cemeteries of the Jews

* Post Kristallnacht era

The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Nazis Seize Iron Fences Around Jews' Cemeteries" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the ongoing Jewish holocaust in Nazi Germany.

Complete with 30+ pages, light toning and minor wear at the mar... See More  

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USS Midway... Operation Sandy... V-2 rocket...

Item #691829

September 09, 1947

WILKES-BARRE RECORD, Penn., September 9, 1947

* "Exodus 1947" Aliyah Bet - Jewish refugees to Germany

* German V-2 rockets testing - Operation Sandy & Pushover

* Aircraft Carrier USS Midway - 1st such test

The front page has a historic report regarding the arrival of the Jewish refuges from the Exodus 1947 vessel, which had been captured by the British outside of Palestine. ... See More  

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Warsaw ghetto uprising...

Item #691635

April 19, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1944

* Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

* German occupied Poland

* Jewish resistance - Jews

The top of page 5 has one column headings: "POLE TELLS STORY OF GHETTO BATTLE" "Nine-Day Conflict in Warsaw Began Spontaneously, Says Underground Courier", "Germans' Losses Heavy" "3,000 Jews Used Smuggled and home-Made Arms Agains... See More  

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1900 Armenians holocaust...

Item #691564

October 20, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 20, 1900

* Armenian Genocide - Holocaust - Massacres

* Sason - Ottoman Empire - Turkey

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HORRIBLE OUTRAGES" with subheadS. (see) Brief text here. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from thi... See More  

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1960 controversial interracial marriage...

Item #691539

November 15, 1960


* Sammy Davis Jr. & May Britt photo

* Controversial interracial marriage

* John F. Kennedy connection ?

The front page has a two column photo with small heading: "May Britt Weds Sammy Davis" See below for some history on this event.

Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Dutch Schultz assassination...

Item #690997

October 28, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 28, 1935.


* Dutch Schultz assassination

* Jewish-American mobster

* Hunt for the killers in NYC

The top of the front page has one column heading: "SCHULTZ'S RECORDS OF RACKET DEALS CHECKED FOR CLUES" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.... See More  

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Jerusalem fight nears end... J. Frank Dalton claims to be Jesse James...

Item #690912

May 21, 1948

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, May 21, 1948 

* Battle for Jerusalem

* 1947-1949 Palestine war

* Jews - Jewish - Arabs

* British Mandate of Palestine

The front page has: "JERUSALEM FIGHT NEARS END," with subhead, "Arabs Hold 80 Percent Of Old City," which includes related text providing details regarding the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.

Also present is: "M... See More  

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Jewish refugees - Exodus 1947's seizure...

Item #690910

July 21, 1947

NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 21, 1947 

* "Exodus 1947" - seized by British - considerable details

* Jewish refugee ship travesty

* Frankie Frisch becomes 1st switch-hitter to make H.O.F.

The front page has: "JEWS SHIPPED BACK TO PORT IN FRANCE, PALESTINE REPORTS," with subhead, "Soldier Killed, Policeman Shot, Others Hurt In Retaliation for Actions on Refuge... See More  

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David Ben-Gurion - "Jerusalem was, is, and always will be Israel's Capital"...

Item #690906

December 14, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1949

* Premier David Ben-Gurion's statement to the Knesset

* Jerusalem is, was and will always be the Capital of Israel

* Transfer of official offices to Jerusalem accelerated

The front page has a three-line, one-column heading: "ISRAEL OS SPEEDING TRANSFERS TO MAKE JERUSALEM CAPITAL," with one of the 3 subheads stating: "Premier Says He ... See More  

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Adolph Hitler is descended from Jews (?)... Gandhi would end civil disobedience...

Item #690899

July 13, 1933

NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1933 

* Adolph Hitler was of Jewish descent (?)

The top of page 7 has a very intriguing article with column heads: "HITLER TIE SEEN WITH CZECH JEWS" "Organ of Austrian Heimwehr Reports Direct Descent on His Mother's Side" " 'Forebears' Of Same Name" "Woman Who Left Czechoslovakia for Austria Declared a Sister of Cha... See More  

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Ebola... "Guardians of the Galaxy" premier and review...

Item #690821

August 01, 2014

LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 1, 2014 (our only issue of this date)

* Best "Guardians of the Galaxy" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere & review

* Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Zoe Saldaña

* Star-Lord, Groot, & Gamora

An issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Guardians of the Galaxy" - and perhaps no better issue could be ... See More  

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The inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris...

Item #690577

January 21, 2021

NEW YORK POST, Jan. 21, 1921

* A day of "firsts"

* Joe Biden sworn in as oldest president to-date

* Kamala Harris 1st female, 1st black, 1st South-Asian Vice-President

* Doug Emhoff 1st "second Gentleman" and first Jewish-American married to a President or Vice-President

The entire front page and pages 3-13 tell of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President an... See More  

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Hebron massacre of 1929...

Item #690558

August 25, 1929


* Hebron Massacre (1st report)

* Palestine riots - Arabs vs. Jews

* Western Wailing Wall

The front page has a five column heading: "50 Slain in Riots in Jerusalem" with subheads. Related photo on page 12. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication..

Complete 1st section only with al... See More  

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The Jew Bill... Striving for equal rights for the Jews...

Item #690329

May 29, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 29, 1819 

* The Jew Bill - extremely historic

* Equal rights for Jews - voting

* Henry Marie Brackenridge's speech

This notable issue contains the full text of the speech presented by  H.M. Brackenridge in the Maryland House of Delegates when the Jew Bill was under consideration.

The text of Brackenridge's speech is headed: &quo... See More  

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Uriah Levy's death report... 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy...

Item #690319

March 24, 1862


* Uriah P. Levy death (1st report)

* 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy

* American Civil War - Jews

The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 3 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, War of 1812 hero, and credited for abolishing the disciplinary procedure of flogg... See More  

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Pope John Paul II meets Jewish leaders....

Item #690303

September 02, 1987

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 2, 1987

* Pope John Paul II meets..

* Rabbi Gilbert Klaperman

* Rabbi Mordecai Waxman

* Tensions in the Middle East

The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Pope Meets With Jewish Leaders" with subhead and related photo. (see)

Sixty + pages, great condition.

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1974 Sinai III Accords...

Item #690268

January 18, 1974

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, Jan. 18, 1974

* Sinai II Accords - Middle East - Jews

* Egyptian-Israeli Disengagement Agreement

The front page has a five column heading: "Israel, Egypt Sign Agreement" (see)

Complete with 6 pages, a few small binding and minor wear along the spine, ortherwise nice.

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1972 Munich Massacre... Olympics...

Item #690100

September 07, 1972

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 7, 1972 

* Munich Massacre - Summer Olympics 

* Israeli Olympic team - Jews - Jewish

* Black September - Palestinians

The top of the front page has a banner heading: "Ed Steitz Will Never Forget Munich" with more and 2 related photos.

Complete with 64 pages, a little spine wear with tiny binding holes, otherwise ver... See More  

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1947 Sergeants Affair... Anti-Jewish attack....

Item #690067

July 31, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1947

* The Sergeants affair hangings (1st report)

* Anti-Jewish riots in Britain to occur

* Anti-semitism - British troops

The front page has a one column heading: "HOSTAGES HANGED, IRGUN ANNOUNCES" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

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

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"Devoted to the interests of the Jewish people"...

Item #689791

September 12, 1919

THE JEWISH EXPONENT, Philadelphia, Sept. 12, 1919  This newspaper is subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the Interests of the Jewish People".  This is a complete 12 page newspaper in excellent condition, still rather white, printed on high-quality paper stock.

Among the articles: "Blasco Ibanez & the Jews" "With the South Phila. Hebrew Association" ... See More  

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An American paper from Jerusalem...

Item #689786

March 29, 1920

JERUSALEM NEWS, subtitled "An American Newspaper--The first daily in Jerusalem printed in the English language.", March 29, 1920  This newspaper began just 4 months prior.

The front page has various "Reuters Telegrams" with news items from various cities. The back page has: "From Jerusalem to Cairo" "Flashes of Light" "Buzz Buzz" and a bit mo... See More  

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Interesting Jewish newspaper...

Item #689730

May 21, 1928

JEWISH DAILY BULLETIN, New York, May 21, 1928  An uncommon title of 4 pages, filled mostly with Jewish-related news, both in the U.S. and in Europe. Particularly interesting in light of anti-Semitic concerns growing in Europe at the time.

Articles include: "Jugo-Slavian Citizen Law to Aid the Jews" "Cantors in Massachusetts Barred from Performing Any Marriage Ceremonies" ... See More  

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The Haggadah details... Jewish Passover...

Item #689663

January 27, 1878

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 27, 1878  Background: In 1840, as a partial response to what is now called the Damascus Blood Libel (accusation against the Jews regarding their rituals/practices), the London Times printed a detailed description of the Passover Feast (Haggadah). This has become a highly sought after collectible.

Fast forward 38 years.

Page 8 of this issue has considerable details regar... See More  

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Partition Plan for Palestine....

Item #689549

November 30, 1947


* Partition Plan for Palestine

* General Assembly adopts (1st report)

* Jewish State - Arabs

The top of the front page has a banner headline: "VOTE TO DIVIDE PALESTINE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the General Assembly adopting the resolution recommending the implementation of the Plan of Partition in P... See More  

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Jewish Holocaust prediction ?... Adolph Hitler...

Item #689547

December 13, 1931

NEW YORK TIMES, December 13, 1931  Page 16 has a one column heading: "A MENACE TO JEWS SEEN IF HITLER WINS" with subheads. A early and impending warning of the eventual barbarities committed in Nazi Germany before Adolph Hitler was in power.

The complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally in very nice condition.... See More  

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

Item #689538

February 02, 1949

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 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., King Abdullah... See More  

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The United States formally recognizes the State of Israel...

Item #689535

February 01, 1949

THE DETROIT NEWS, February 1, 1949  Although the State of Israel was formally created in May, 1948, it was not formally recognized by the United States until 8 months later, the 20th country to do so (the Soviet Union [Russia] was the first).

The center column on the ftpg. is headed: "U.S. Gives Israel Full Recognition" with subhead: "Trans-Jordan Gets Similar Status". Th... See More  

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Death of Brigham Young, and three more Mormon reports...

Item #689381

September 06, 1877

AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Sept. 6, 1877 

* Brigham Young death

* Mormons - Mormonism

Page 7 under "Items Of News" has 4 Mormon items, one noting: "Brigham Young died on the 29th ult. after a brief attack of cholera morbus & inflammation of the bowels. He was buried on Sunday, the 2d."

Another has: "Brigham Young discouraged free school
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1961 Adolph Eichmann photos...

Item #689307

April 06, 1961


* Adolph Eichmann 1st photos in prison

* Architect of the holocaust

* Nazi SS Colonel

The ftpg. has a 3 column photo headed: "First Photo Of Eichmann In Cell" Two more related photos are on the back page. (see)

Complete in 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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San Francisco scenes... Hotel for miners... Jewish Synagogue...

Item #689199

November 14, 1874

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 14, 1874 

* Jewish Synagogue

* San Francisco 49ers

* Ulysses S. Grant

Inside has five illustrations of notable buildings in San Francisco: "The "What Cheer House, A Celebrated Hotel For Miners" "The Jewish Synagogue On Sutter Street" "The Merchant's Exchange" "The California Theatre" and the &quo... See More  

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A series on "Notable Jews"...

Item #689192

July 20, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, July 20, 1893  Of special interest is item #XV of "Notable Jews - Hon. Philip Stein" which also includes a photograph & biography of him.

Among many other prints & photos is a full ft. page: "Recent Appalling Calamity on the Grounds of the Columbian Exposition at Chicago" showing a building on fire; a full page with 2 photos of: &qu... See More  

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Great Judaica item... Kristallnacht...

Item #689177

November 10, 1938

NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1938 

* Crystal Night (Kristallnacht)

* Night of Broken Glass - Persecution of Jews

On the eve of Armistice Day, Kate Smith sings Irving Berlin's God Bless America for the first time on her weekly radio show while the papers report the news of what was to become known as Kristallnacht, the "night of broken glass".  Nazi troops and sympath... See More  

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Israel's Entry Into United Nations Assured (1949)...

Item #688876

May 10, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1949

* Israel's Entry Into United Nations Assured

* The eve of entering the world stage - historic!

* Hungary allow some Jews to leave

The front page has a two-column heading: "Israel's U.N. Entry Held Sure As Ad Hoc Unit Votes, 33-11." The coverage of this historic vote continues on page 20, which includes the text of the actual resolution and... See More  

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Editors Law in 1933 Germany...

Item #688694

October 06, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 6, 1933

* Editors law of the Third Reich

* Freedom of press no more in Germany

* Nazi censorship of Jews

* Joseph Goebbels propaganda

* 1933 World Series coverage

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "REICH PRESS LOSES LAST OF ITS RIGHTS; MUST SERVE STATE" and more. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside. Feels like whats going on tod... See More  

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Adolph Hitler made chancellor of Germany...

Item #688656

January 30, 1933

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 30, 1933

* Adolph Hitler becoming chancellor (day of)

* Nazi Germany begins climb to total power

* First event that led to the eventual Jewish Holocaust

The front page has a one column heading: "Von Papen Seeks Support Of Both Nazis, Centrists"dictatorship and the cornerstone of the Jewish Holocaust.

with subheads.(see) Adolph Hitler woul... See More  

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