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Hitler runs for the Presidency...

Item #672430

February 23, 1932

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 23, 1932 

* Adolph Hitler runs for president (1st report) 

* The beginning of his rise to power 

* Platform: banishment of all Jews

This 22 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "HITLER TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT", "Leads Nazis Against Von Hindenburg" with smaller subheads that include: "Hitler Pl... See More  

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Hebrew customs...

Item #672387
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1739  One of the articles 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.

Another article has the: "Manifesto of the Catholick Majesty..."concerning a payment to the South Sea Tea Company.

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Sandy Koufax wins his first Cy Young Award...

Item #672270

October 25, 1963

NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1963  The sport's section (page 20) has a one column head: "KOUFAX RECEIVES CY YOUNG AWARD" with subhead. A nice report on Los Angeles Dodger pitcher Sandy Koufax winning the first of his three Cy Young awards.

Koufax is also remembered as one of the outstanding Jewish athletes in American sports. His decision not to pitch Game 1 of the 1965 World Se... See More  

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Initiating the historic Maryland Jew Bill...

Item #672090

December 19, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 19, 1818 

* Maryland Jew Bill Initiated

Inside has a brief yet notable item with a small head: "Maryland Legislature" which includes in part: "...A committee was appointed to bring in a bill to extend the same civil privileges to persons professing the Jewish religion as are enjoyed by those of any other religious sect..."... See More  

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Death of LaFayette... New Jewish synagogue... Sherath-Israel...

Item #672087

June 21, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 21, 1834 

* General LaFayette death

* Jewish Synagogue

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 & th... See More  

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Shavuot begins... 1872 Jewish holiday...

Item #672037

June 13, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 13, 1872

* Shavuot - Feast of Weeks - Pentacost

* Jews - Jewish holiday - Hebrew festival

Page 4 has an article headed: "The Jewish Feast Of Pentacost" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 10 pages, nice condition.

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Jewish synagogue on Clinton Street...

Item #671585

May 07, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 7, 1853

* Rare Jewish synagogue illustration

* Congregation Chasam Sopher

* Judaica - Jews
- Judaism

Formatted very much like Harper's Weekly although predating it by four years, with the masthead featuring a nice engraving of the New York skyline at the time. P.T. Barnum was a "Special Partner" in this publication.

Various illustrations with... See More  

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First boat to traverse the new Erie Canal...

Item #671464

November 05, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 5, 1825 

* Early Erie Canal

* 1st boat - ship journey

Perhaps the most notable event reported is headed: "FROM BUFFALO" which tells of the first vessel--The Seneca Chief--to traverse the new Erie Canal. Although brief, the event was quite historic.

Other news found within include an early American execution, cannibalism, a mention ... See More  

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The Rothchild family... Virginia slaves... Texas...

Item #671417

October 08, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 8, 1836  The bottom of the ftpg. has a brief report: "Mexico and Texas" which begins: "Advices...that on the 20th, gen. Urrea issued a violent proclamation against the Texians and Americans, grounded on the supposition that the United States government had acknowledged the independence of Texas & sent troops to its assistance...&q... See More  

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First rabbi to lead prayer in Congress...

Item #671374

February 02, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1860 

* First Rabbi to lead prayer in Congress 

* Judaica - Jewish - Jews

The front page has proceedings of the first session of the "Thirty Sixth Congress" and included is a brief but very historic account about the first time the proceedings were opened with a prayer by a rabbi.

The account headed "Impressive Address To The Throne of Grac... See More  

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Louis D. Brandeis, first Jewish Supreme Court Justice...

Item #671373

June 02, 1916

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 2, 1916 

* Louis D. Brandeis takes office

* 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice

The middle of the front page has a one column head: "Brandeis Wins; Vote 47 to 22" "Senate, Divided On Party Lines, Confirms Appointment as Justice." A significant event noting the first Jewish Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, being confirmed by the Senate. The ... See More  

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Jewish artist Marc Chagall death...

Item #671152

March 29, 1985

LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 29, 1985

* Marc Chagall death (1st report)

* Belarusian Jewish artist - paintings

Near the bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "Chagall, Artist of Joy and Suffering, Dies" with photo of Chagall and one of his works. First report coverage continues on page 3 with another one of his works.

Complete 1st section with all 36 pages, nice condit... See More  

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Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #670985

September 24, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825 

* Jewish city creation

* Grand Island, New York

* Niagara River

One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Grand Island, N.Y. took place on the 14th instant, and Mr. Noah, editor of the New York National Advocate, governor and ... See More  

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First Hebrew Free School in New York City... Reconstruction...

Item #670894

June 16, 1865

 NEW YORK HERALD, June 16, 1865 

* 1st Hebrew free school in NYC

* Post Civil War reconstruction

The front page has a great amount of content on the Reconstruction process in the South including: "Reconstruction Gossip at the National Capital" "The People of the South Converted by the Sword to the Northern Version of the Constitution" "They Accept the Over... See More  

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Jacob Furth, a notable Jew...

Item #670872

December 21, 1893

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

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

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

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Should the U.S. boycott the 1936 Olympics?

Item #670304

December 09, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 9, 1935 

* Movement to boycott the Berlin Olympics

* Jewish Holocaust - plight of the Jews

* Adolph Hitler & Nazi Germany

* Amateur Athletic Union votes for participation

There was considerable controversy in the United States preceding the 1936 Olympics as to whether the games should be boycotted due to Hitler's Nazi regime and its treatment o... See More  

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Published by P. T. Barnum... View of Concord, New Hampshire...

Item #669880

January 29, 1853

THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, Feb. 12, 1853  Among the prints in this short-lived paper (lasted just 48 issues) are: "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House" "Ladies  Presenting the Great  Temperance Petition at Albany" "The Seals of Jerusalem".

Also a nice nearly half page overview of the city of: "Concord, New Hampshire" "... See More  

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Published by P.T. Barnum...

Item #669878
ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 22, 1853 

* 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  

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1945 Irma Grese captured photo...

Item #669724

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  

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Surrender of Belgrade...

George Whitefield... Methodism... Hebrew customs...

Item #669527
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1739

* 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  

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1873 Congregation Emanu-EL of New York...

Item #669414

December 14, 1873

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  

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First Jew appointed to a federal post...

Item #669257

June 11, 1801

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  

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1869 Rosh Hashanah - Jewish New Year...

Item #669107

September 05, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1869

* Rosh Hashanah - High Holy Days

* Jewish New Year - Jews - Judaica

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

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

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Rabbi Kagan's (Chofetz Chaim) memorial service...

Item #668678

September 24, 1933

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  

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Synagogues hold memorial services... Much on the assassination & funeral of Lincoln...

Item #668461

April 21, 1865

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  

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A Jewish view of Jesus...

Item #668438

February 26, 1871

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  

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Commenting on the Maryland "Jew Bill"...

Item #667762

January 14, 1826

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  

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Jefferson's response to a church in Baltimore...

Item #667541

April 01, 1801


* President Thomas Jefferson

The front page has a letter of congratulations from the New Jerusalem Church in Baltimore to Thomas Jefferson on his inauguration as President. this is followed by his response to the church, signed in type: Thomas Jefferson.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor margins wear, good con... See More  

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Lengthy Judaica item, plus the founding of Georgia...

Item #667443
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1731 

* 18th century magician Isaac Fawkes

* Historical and law-treatise against Jews and Judaism

* re. the creation of the colony of Georgia

There are several notable articles in this issue, including over a full page on: "...an Historical and Law-Treatise Against Jews and Judaism, published some years since."

Another signif... See More  

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Events in Texas...

Item #667208

May 07, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 7, 1836  The ftpg. & pg. 2 have an article headed: "The Mexican Borders"  and includes a letter beginning: "The war in Texas...had induced the president of the United States to require a considerable augmentation of regular force to be concentrated upon this section of the national frontier..." with much more.

Page 2 has... See More  

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Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #667077

September 24, 1825

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825 

* Jewish city creation

* Grand Island, New York

* Niagara River

One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Grand Island, N.Y. took place on the 14th instant, and Mr. Noah, editor of the New York National Advocate, governor and judge o... See More  

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MS St. Louis...1939 Jewish refugees... Jews...

Item #667061

June 04, 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  

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Daniel Frohman, a notable Jew...

Item #666772

November 02, 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.

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Sitting Bull's camp captured... Return to Palestine...

Item #666266
AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Jan. 25, 1877 

* Capture of Sitting Bull's Camp
* Much regarding the Jews

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
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Reunification of Jerusalem... Israel...

Item #664942

June 28, 1967

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  

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Jewish Holocaust becomes a public reality... Nazi atrocities...

Item #664525

April 05, 1943

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  

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Rabbi Menachem Schneerson's funeral...

Item #664200

June 13, 1994

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.

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Russia recognizes Israel as a new state...

Item #663836

May 18, 1948

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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Jewish State... Bob Feller's no-hitter.....

Item #663827

May 01, 1946

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  

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1948 Hadassah medical convoy massacre...

Item #663573

April 14, 1948

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  

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Kristallnacht in Nazi Germany...

Item #662954

November 15, 1938

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, November 15, 1938 

* Kristallnacht - crystal night

* Persecution of Jews

A follow up to "Kristallnacht" or Night of Broken Glass, a coordinated attack upon Nazi Jews which resulted in 91 deaths and over 30,000 being sent to concentration camps. The 3 line headline reads: "U. S. PLAN TO MOVE 600,000 JEWS REPORTED ACCEPTED BY BRITAIN" with sub... See More  

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Jewish Holocaust becomes a public reality...

Item #662864

November 27, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 27, 1940

* Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time

* Nazi-occupied Poland exterminations - atrocities

The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "WOMAN OF POLAND DEPICT ITS MISERY" with subhead: "EXTERMINATION HELD AIM" and more. See images for coverage on the ongoing atrocities in Nazi-occupied Poland where extermination of the Jewish pop... See More  

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Reunification of Jerusalem... Israel...

Item #662695

June 29, 1967

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 29, 1967 

* Reunification of Jerusalem

* East Jerusalem

The front page has three column headline: "Divided Jerusalem Made Single City; U. S. Won't Recognize Hasty Action" with subhead.

Also on the front page: "Israeli Annexation Felt Violation of Confidence" with caption: "Washington Deplores Move"

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Rose Gruening death... Jewish settlement founder...

Item #662681

August 01, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 1, 1934

* Jewish settlement founder Rose Gruening death

* Camp Moodna, Mountainville, New York

The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "'GRAND ST. ANGEL' IS DEAD AT CAMP" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Rose Gruening, founder of the Camp Moodna at Mountainville, New York.

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A Nazi newspaper from an English island...

Item #662513

May 19, 1943

EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, Channel Islands, May 19, 1943 Among the front page reports are: "Britain's Right to Rule World Sacrificed to the Jews" "U-Boats Attack Meat Convoy in North Atlantic" "U.S. Covets Canada" and much more.

Four pages, great condition.

This newspaper was published on this island in the English Channel and was occupied by the Germans during ... See More  

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1938 Jewish holocaust... seizure of businesses....

Item #662471

November 20, 1938


* The Jewish Holocaust in progress

* Eviction of Jews without belongings

* Post Kristallnacht era

The front page has a two column heading: "'Jehovah' Banned, Property Seized" with caption:  "Germany Widens Pogroms".

Complete with all 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, ... See More  

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The capture of the Northland and Paducah...

Item #662321

October 04, 1947

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, October 4, 1947

* The smuggling of Jewish refugees to Palestine

* Helped set the stage for Jewish Statehood

The front page of this issue speaks of the capture of the Northland and the Paducah - two ships attempting to smuggle Jewish refugees into Palestine. The international attention these events generated, along with the accounts of similar ships of refuge... See More  

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1939 Jewish Palestine Pavilion dedication....

Item #662233

May 29, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1939

* Jewish Palestine Pavilion dedication

* Headed by Albert Einstein - Jews

* New York World's Fair w/ photo

The top of page 7 has a seven column headline: "Spotlight at Fair Swings to Dedication of the Palestine Pavilion" with subheads and related photo  (see) First report coverage on the dedication of the Jewish Palestine Pavilion at the ... See More  

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A series on "Notable Jews"... The America's Cup yacht race...

Item #661512

October 19, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, Oct. 19, 1893  Of special interest is item #XIX of "Notable Jews - Julius Bien" which also includes a photograph & biography of him.

Among many other prints & photos is a full ft. page print of the "Vigilant", winner of the International Yacht Race; a full pg. on the yacht race; a doublepg. centerfold with 16 prints & photos on ... See More  

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Post WWII coverage - Germany & Japan - 7 front pages...

Item #661217
THE CLEVELAND PRESS, Ohio (miscellaneous dates from Sept.-Dec., 1945 - outer leaves from 7 or more issues)

* Post-WWII Coverage

* Primary coverage - balance of Japan & Germany

The months following WW2 were critical in regards to holding nations and individuals accountable for War Crimes, and for establishing a foundation for future peace. Being offered is a set of at least 7 outer leave... See More  

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