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* Published by P. T. Barnum
Among the prints are: "Captain Ericsson Explaining His Invention to the Editors of New York" "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House" "Ball of the New York Fire Department..." "The Seals of Jerusalem" a nice town view of: "Concord, New Hampshire with 5 smaller... See More
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 23, 1945
* Female SS guard Irma Grese photo
* Bergen-Belsen concentration camp
* Jewish Holocaust - exterminations - atrocities
While the front page has a nice banner headline concerning the last days before Germany would surrender, the back page has a somewhat famous photo showing Irma Grese during here capture by British troops. (see)
Other news, spor... See More
* Historical Jewish and Christian content
* George Whitefield
* Surrender of Belgrade
One of the articles within is headed: "Continuation of the dissertation begun in our Last Whether the Hebrews Borrow'd any Customs from the Heathens" which takes over 1 1/2 pages (see photos for portions). Another article ... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 14, 1873
* Congregation Emanu-El of New York - temple
* First reform Jewish congregation of NYC
* Rabbi Gustav Gottheil - Jews - Judaica
The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "Temple Emanuel" with subhead. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete with 16 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More
THE UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, Washington, D.C., June 11, 1801 It is reported in a brief, inconspicuous report on page 2, but its significance is considerable.
It was in 1801 when a significant stride in the recognition of Jewish Americans when President Thomas Jefferson appointed the very first Jew to a federal position by naming Reuben Etting of Baltimore as United States Marshall for Maryland. T... See More
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
NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865
* Rare 1st-page mentions of Synagogue services
* Re: Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral
* Black mourning borders
Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel," "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogu... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 26, 1871
* Jewish perspective of Jesus - Jews
* Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise lecture
The back page contains a fascinating article under the heading: "The Origin Of Christianity" "Rev. Dr. Wise, of Cincinnati, on the Apostle Paul--The Religion of Jesus from a Jewish Point of View" beginning: "The last of an interesting series of lectures by Rev. ... See More
* Chaim Weizmann becomes 1st President of Israel
* A very significant Judaica item
The top of page 2 has a banner headline: "Weizmann Accepts Israel Presidency--Huge Rally Here Hails New State" with photo of Weizmann. (see) Small archival mend along the top margin slightly affects the letter "P" in President. First rep
NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1933
* Yisrael Meir Kagan (The Chofetz Chaim)
* Rabbi Kagan death memorial - Musar movement
While this issue provides a significant amount of content regarding the affairs and progress of the Nazi party on Germany, the most significant content is the page 37 memorial service report on Chofetz Chaim with a one column heading: "Chofetz Chaim Rites Pla... See More
* Closing events in the Revolutionary War
Eighteen pages are taken up with "Summary of Proceedings in the 3rd Session of the Present Parliament" which include discussion on concluding events with the war in America, including: "...With respect to America, parliament had left little for ministers to do in negociating a p... See More
THE NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 14, 1826
* Maryland Jew Bill becomes law
Under the heading "Maryland" is a very nice, editorialized report acknowledging the very recent approval of the "Jew Bill" which allowed--for the first time--Jews to hold public office in the state of Maryland.
The report reads in part: "The affairs of our state begin to... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1948
* First Arab-Israeli War cease-fire
* The War of independence
* Israel - Palestinians
The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ISRAEL, ARABS AGREE TO UN ARMISTICE PLEA" with subhead.
Complete in 36 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins and central fold generally good.... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 1, 1825
* Mordecai Manuel Noah
* Jewish homeland on the Niagara River
* Atrocities of the Slave Trade
Page 5 has a nice half page article: "Ararat" which is about the plans for the famous Mordecai Manuel Noah, the first American-born Jew to attain national prominence to create a new homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in t... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 12, 1949
* Israel joins the United Nations (1st report)
* Jewish - Jews - Judaica
The front page has an article headed: "UN ADMITS ISRAEL WITH 37-12 VOTE" with subhead. (see)
Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 11, 1948
* Creating the Jewish state of Israel
* Jews - Judaica - Palestine
The top of page 19 contains an early report concerning the soon-to-be-announced statehood for Israel, headed: "Jews to Proclaim State Despite U.S." with subhead: "U.N. Assembly Held Limited to Recognizing Accomplished Facts--Questions Asked" and begins: "Despite... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 21, 1834 Page 11 has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. The papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the past age & the present--the man of two worlds." More de... See More
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 14, 1826 One of the reports within has a small head: "The Jews" with the text including: "...that at the last election for members of our city council, two gentlemen of the Jewish persuasion were chosen by the suffrages of a large part of the citizens...Messrs. S. Etting and J. L. Cohen...They are he first Jews ever elected by the people to... See More
CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 4, 1939..
* German Ocean Liner MS St. Louis
* Jewish refugees to land in Cuba ?
* The Voyage of the Damned - Jews
Page 11 has a one column heading: "Cuba May Alter Laws To Allow Jews To Enter" with subhead & small related map. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news of the day. Com... See More
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 2, 1893
Of special note is an article: "Notable Jews--Daniel Frohman" which includes a photo of him & an article on his life.
The ftpg. has an illus: "Farewell to the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago". Inside has two pages taken up with bird's-eye views of the Columbian Exposition.
NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1944
* Jewish Holocaust becoming reality to the public
* Nazi-occupied Hungary & Greece exterminations
Page 3 has a one column head: "HULL AGAIN SCORES NAZI MASSACRES " "Punishment Is Certain for 'Savage Crimes' in Hungary and Greece, He Declares".
See photos for coverage on the Nazi atrocities Rare to find such reports in news... See More
* Capture of Sitting Bull's Camp
Inside this issue is a small but historic article on the discovery and capture of the Indian camp headed by Chief Sitting Bull.
Also within are two articles of Judaic interest: one describing the return of multitudes of Jews to their homeland in
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 1, 1948
* Cairo-Haifa train bombings
* 1947-1949 Palestine War
* Jewish militant group Lehi
The front page has a nice banner headline: "28 DIE IN PALESTINE BLAST" with caption: "Train Carrying Tommies Blown Up" and subheads. Nice for display.
Complete with 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the ... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, 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 5 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedu... See More
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, August 19, 1865
* Lipman Pike - 1st Jewish professional baseball player
* His brother Boaz Pike - rarely mentioned together
On the back page under "The Field" & "Base Ball" is a summary and box score of a match played between the Atlantic and Eureka clubs. There is also a summary of a match between the "Second Nines" of the Eurekas a... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1957
* Rezső Kasztner shot & killed
* Rudolf Israel Kastner murdered
* Hungarian-Jewish journalist & lawyer
* Jewish Holocaust hero ? Nazi collaborator ?
Page 3 has a one column heading: "ISRAELI 'QUISLING' DEAD OF WOUNDS" with subhead: "Dr. Kastner, Branded a Nazi Collaborator, Succumbs to an Assassin's Bullets" (see)
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NEW YORK TIMES, November 25, 1948
* Menachem Begin photo
* "The Bernadotte Truce Plan
* Israel War of Independence
Page 7 has one column headings: "IRGUN HEAD SCORES BERNADOTTE PLAN" with subhead: "Begin Dennounces It as Child of British Intrique and Calls for Complete Rejection" and a one column photo of a young Menachem Begin.
Other news, sports and ad
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, June 28, 1967
* Reunification of Jerusalem
* East Jerusalem
The front page has a one column heading: "Israel Annexes City of Jerusalem" (see) First report coverage on reunification of Jerusalem, establishing Israeli control over the "Old City".
Complete with 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 8, 1923
* Emil G. Hirsch death
* Reform Judaism Rabbi
* Jewish - Jews - Judaica
* Best title to be had ?
The front page has a great banner headline: "DR. EMIL G. HIRSCH DEAD" with subheads. (See) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 6 with related photo. Great to have from city where he lived and died. Very rare as such.
Complete... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 2, 1938
* Italian Racial Laws announced
* Anti-Jewish - Jews expelled
* Fascist Italy - Pre-World War II
The front page has a one column heading: "ITALY EXILES JEWS ENTERING SINCE '19" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Fascist Italy announcing its first anti-Jewish laws. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 17, 1938
* Search for a Jewish homeland
The front page has: "British Ministers Approve Opening Colonies to Jews; Financial Aid Sought Here" with subheads including: "Quick Action Seen" "Officials Denounce Nazis" "Jews Fear New 'Spontaneous' Outbreak--German Protestants Pray for Them" and more. This was early work on c... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 2, 1790
* Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew
The back page has: "...Sir Sampson compelled Mr. Mendoza to give bail for his good behavior in future, which he did, himself in a penalty of 200 pounds...Thus the rage for boxing has received a very proper check...to be hoped the magistrates throughout the kingdom will be no less vigilant in their ende... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1943
* Jewish Holocaust becoming reality to the public
* Nazi-occupied Europe exterminations
* Help on the way ?
This 36 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 14: "JEWISH CONGRESS ASKS AID IN EUROPE", "Chicago Division to Push Succor Programs for the 5,000,000 Jews There" and more (see photos). See photos fo... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 2, 1929
* More on the Safed Massacre
* Palestine riots - Arabs vs. Jews
The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ARAB ATTACKS CONTINUE; MILLIONS NEAR REVOLT, MOSLEM CHIEFTAIN WARNS" with subheads. (see)
Sixteen pages, light toning and some wear t the margins, should be handled with care.... See More
THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, January 10, 1974
After taking an 8-year hiatus from touring, Bob Dylan came out of his unofficial touring retirement to team up with The Band for a two-month tour. This issue features a lengthy review of his premier performance which took place in Chicago: "Bob Dylan's opening night - Most Likely he'll go his way."
. A few mon... See More
LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 13, 1994
* Menachem Mendal Schneerson death funeral
* Orthodox Jewish rabbi - Jews - Judaica
The front page has a large photo with a one-column heading: "Famed Rabbi's Funeral Draws Thousands", with more on an inside page which include a small photo of him. Considerable details regarding his life are included. See images for details.
Other news of the ... See More
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 19, 1825
* Maryland Jew Bill becomes passes
The prime content in this issue is the page 2 report from "Maryland" noting three acts which have passed the legislature, the first & most significant being the Jew Bill, which for many years had been attempted before finally being approved in 1825.
The text of the bill includes: "Be ... See More
Over three pages are taken up with a report on Moses from the Bible as he relates to beliefs among the Jews
* General Ulysses S. Grant
* General Order No. 11 - Jews
Page 5 has a very significant Judaica item headed: "Letter From General Grant on the Hebrew Question."
This relates to Ulysses S. Grant's General Order #11 from during the Civil War, known as the infamous "Jew Order". A website has further details on Grant
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 18, 1948 The front page has a two column head: "Jews Say Acre Surrenders, 500 Arab Troops Drown" with notable text that includes: "Russia recognized Israel...".
History would show Russia to be the first major power to formally recognize Israeli statehood.
Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.
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NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1946
* Bob Feller no-hitter at Yankee Stadium
* Cleveland Indians - MLB baseball
* Jewish Statehood sought
The front page has a three column headline: "JOINT PALESTINE BODY BARS A JEWISH STATE, BUT URGES ENTRY OF 100,000 REFUGEES" with subheads.
Page 34 has one column heads which include: "FELLER TOPS YANKS WITH NO-HITTER, 1-0" "Six Re... See More
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Nov. 15, 1941
* Joseph Goebbels - propaganda minister
* Top ten reasons to hate Jews - Jewish
Although the banner headline: "JAPAN SPEEDS WAR MOVES" is interesting, as it was just 3 weeks before the bombing of Pearl Harbor, perhaps the most intriguing article appears a bit inconspicuously on page 3 with one column headline: "Goebbels Tells Germans Ho... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1915
* Leo Frank's death sentence commuted
* Mob starts to form
The Leo Frank case has become well known in American history for several reasons, not the least of which being the several film and television depictions of the trial, but also because Frank was a Jewish-American businessman, his case turning the spotlight on antisemitism in the United St... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1948
* Hadassah medical convoy massacre
* Mount Scopus, Northeast Jerusalem
* Jewish doctors, nurses - Jews - Judaica
The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "34 JEWS ARE SLAIN IN HOSPITAL CONVOY" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) First report coverage on the Hadassah Medical convoy massacre on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem during the 1947-4... See More
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Nov. 11, 1938
* Crystal Night (Kristallnacht)
* Night of Broken Glass - Persecution of Jews
The ftpg. has a 2 column headline announcing a follow-up to what became known as Kristallnacht, the "night of broken glass".
"Germany Goes Berserk in Orgy Of Jew-Baiting". The article begins: "Germany presented to the world ye... See More
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Nov. 10, 1938
* Crystal Night (Kristallnacht) (1st report)
* Night of Broken Glass - Persecution of Jews
A two-line banner headline announces what was to become known as Kristallnacht, the "night of broken glass".
"GERMANS STORM JEWS!" "Wreck Stores, Burn Synagogues" with subhead: "Killing of Envoy Aro... See More
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 1, 1832
* Bad Axe Massacre
* Black Hawk War
* Mordecai Manuel Noah - Jewish
An inside page has: "Affairs With the Indians" takes over a full page and has much detail on what was known as the Battle of Bad Axe, or the Bad Axe Massacre. This was the final battle of the Black Hawk War, marking the end of the war between settlers a... See More