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177637

Early Flight...

Item #177637

November 05, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 5, 1910  Full front page photo: "Aviation Meet at Belmont Park, Long Island", with a crowd of spectators. Fullpg. inside has nine photos from the Aviation Meet. Other photos and illustrations with text throughout this 32 page issue.

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177588

Tribute to Mark Twain....

Item #177588

December 31, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1910



There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is an illustration of "Step Lively, Please!"



This issue has an illustration of "Ring Out the Old, Ring in the New" by Kemble. Also in this issue is a full page illustration of "The Vampires" by Harry Grant Dart. There is also a full page ... See More  

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177590
Item #177590

January 21, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 21, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "William F. Sheehan."



This issue has an illustration of "Uncle Sam: "What Do You Fellows do in this Short Session of Congress?" Statesman: "Oh, Jest Set Around and Think." Uncle Sam: "Is That All?" Statesman: "Oh No; Sometimes We Jest Set."" b... See More  

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177591

The Death of Paul Morton....

Item #177591

January 28, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, January 28, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late Paul Morton."



This issue has an illustration of "Suggestion for a Statue to be Placed in One of Our Public Parks or on the Peace building at the Hague." by Kemble. There is a photo of "Mrs. J. Borden Harriman" and there is an article with photos of "Tab... See More  

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651148

With the original color cover....

Item #651148

January 28, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York January 28, 1911  Still has the original color cover showing two boys in a winter scene. Color back cover is for Gold Medal Flour.

The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late Paul Morton." Also inside: "Suggestion for a Statue to be Placed in One of Our Public Parks or on the Peace building at the Hague." by Kemble. There is a photo ... See More  

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177593
Item #177593

February 11, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 11, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Scene of Last Week's Dynamite Disaster."



This issue has an illustration of "Old Doctor Quack: "Now,Then, As a Final Dose Take This Pill, It Will Make You Good and Strong for 1912" by Kemble. There is a photo spread of "What Thirty Tons of Dynamite Did." Ther... See More  

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177595

Rebellion in Mexico....

Item #177595

February 25, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 25, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late Archbishop Ryan."



This issue has an illustration of " 'Who Said Stand Pat?' " by Kemble. There is also a photo spread of "The Rebellion in Mexico." Plus, there is a photo of "A Bird-Man's Notable Flight" and articles of "Unique Copper ... See More  

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177598
Item #177598

March 18, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "Our Representative at the Coronation."



This issue has an illustration of "Dame Columbia: "Gracious Me, How that Boy Does Grow!"' by Kemble. There is a photo spread of "Twenty Thousand U. S. Troops for Police Duty" and a full page illustration of "The Doorway t... See More  

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581049

Booker T. Washington in a court case... Funeral of John B. McDonald, the builder of the New York subway system...

Item #581049

March 21, 1911

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, New York, March 21, 1911  The front page of this issue contains a one-column headline "Dr. Washington Too Ill To Go To Court" with sub-headlines "Set low Issues Statement for Trustees, Expressing Their Confidence in Him" "Lawyers Hold conference" "injuries Caused by Falls, Not by Blows, Ulrich Says, Who Asserts Negro Educator Hit Him, Then ... See More  

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177601
Item #177601

April 08, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City,  April 8, 1911



There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is an illustration of "Revenge is Sweet" by Kemble.



This issue has a photo of "New York's Democratic Senator" and an illustration of "Champ Clark and His Friends." There is a photo of "The Burning of New York's State C... See More  

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177604

New York's New Library....

Item #177604

April 29, 1911

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177607

Industrial Issue.... Suffrage...

Item #177607

May 20, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "Marching on to Suffrage."



This issue has an illustration of "A Gallery of Golf Enthusiasts--I.--The Laird of Skibo" by Kemble. There are photos of "The March of 3,000 Women" and "Six Hundred Bankers from all America Consider the Newest Aspect of the Trust Question."... See More  

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177612

President Taft's New Secretary....

Item #177612

June 24, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 24, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "Two Samurai on Their Travels."



This issue has a double page illustration of "The President and His Secretary--Mr. Taft and His New Assistant, Charles Dewey Hilles, In the White House Executive Offices" by T. de Thulsstrup and there is a full page illustration of "Giving the Schoo... See More  

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597199

1911 Coatesville PA negro lynching.....

Item #597199

August 14, 1911

THE ALLENTOWN LEADER, August 14, 1911 



* Harry Atwood famous airplane flight 

* Coatesville PA Pennsylvania 

* Negro lynching
 



The front page has a one column headline: "Atwood Flying From St. Louis To New York"



Page 4 has one column headlines that include:



"NEGRO IS BURNED ALIVE"

"Coatesville Colored Man Lynched"

"Hospital Cot
... See More  

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177618

Governor Woodrow Wilson.... Baseball... Coney Island...

Item #177618

August 19, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 19, 1911  This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page is a photo of" "Admiral Togo in America."

A full page is taken up with:"Some Chips from the Diamond" by Kemble, being a collection of ten somewhat comic prints of baseball players. The players include Honus Wagner, Christy "Matty" Mathews... See More  

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177620

Governor Foss....

Item #177620

September 02, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 2, 1911



This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page of this issue is a photo of "The End of a Record-Breaking Flight."



This issue has an article which includes "A Woodcut in an Issue of "Harper's Weekly" of the Period" of "After Bull Run" by James Barnes. There is a full page ill... See More  

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177340

Colonel Mosby hangs six prisoners....

Item #177340

December 09, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1911 (our last issue)



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The American Who May Cause War."



This issue is has an article with some illustrations of "Sizing Up the Presidential Timber" by McKee Barclay. There is a double page illustration of "Mosby's Death Raffle" by Sidney w. Riesenberg and there is a full pa... See More  

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589685

Alfred Vanderbilt weds... William H Lewis being ousted out the American Bar Association...

Item #589685

March 05, 1912

VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, March 5, 1912  The front page features a large photo of Mrs. Alfred G. Vanderbilt, whom he had just recently married. Just slightly more than three years later, Mr. Vanderbilt would be among the victims in the sinking of the Lusitania.



Another article within the issue is "Fights for Lewis" which was Attorney General Wickersham stating that... See More  

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177650

The sinking of the "Maine"....

Item #177650

March 23, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1912



The front page of this issue is a photo of "A New Masterpiece For America."



This issue has an illustration of "The Issue" by Kemble and photos of "One Kind of Recall" which says that "Judge Thornton Massie, Attorney William Foster and Sheriff Lew Webb were shot down and killed in the county court-house at Hillsv... See More  

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177661
Item #177661

June 15, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1912

The front page of this issue is a photo of "Senator Winthrop Murray Crane."

This issue has an illustration called "His Master's Voice" by C. J. Budd. There are two photos taking up the center page. The one on the left is of Abraham Lincoln and is called "Prophecy" and the one on the right, which is of Theodore Rooseve... See More  

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177638
Item #177638

September 07, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 7, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has an illustration called "T. R.: 'Follow Me. Can't You See I'm Moses?'" by Rollin Kerby.



In this issue there is an article called "Progress of the Campaign" and an article called "The Ball-player between Games" by Edward ... See More  

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652542

Jack Johnson, boxing World Champion - 1st arrest...

Item #652542

October 18, 1912

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, NY, Oct. 18, 1912



* Jack Johnson - World Heavyweight Champ

* 1st Black American to hold title (1910)

* Racially motivated arrest for allegedly violating the Mann Act




Page 5 has: "JACK JOHNSON WATCHED," with related article which tells of his arrested for allegedly violating the Mann Act due to his supposed "influence" over Lucile Cameron - who would la... See More  

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588779

Ocala, Florida negro lynching.....

Item #588779

November 15, 1912

VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, November 15, 1912



* Ocala FL Florida

* Negro lynching




This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on page 3: "Negro Is Lynched" and "Accused of Murder of Aged Man and His Adopted Daughter". This is a 1st report coverage of the lynching of a Freech Neals at Ocala, Florida.



Other news of the day. Usual browning with a little ma... See More  

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177004

Industrial Series....

Item #177004

December 28, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 28, 1912



This issue is an Industrial Issue and has a color cover sheet over it. The front page of this issue has a photo called "A Recent Ceremony at the Vatican."



In this issue there is an illustration called "Mere Man and the Suffragette" by Kemble. There are photos of "Strange Air and Sea Craft from Europe" and there ar... See More  

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601066

White slave trafficking... Walter Johnson... Coney Island...

Item #601066

May 19, 1913

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 19, 1913 The front page of the issue has a one-column headline "SAYS SLAVE TRUST EARNS MILLIONS" with subheads "Rockefeller Report Reveals Astounding Conditions Throughout the Borough of Manhattan"; "Traffic Not 'Economic'"; "Denounce Dance Halls and Makes Charge that Real Estate Agents Are Leagued with Procurers in 'Clearing Hou... See More  

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670654

1913 Jack Johnson flees to Canada...

Item #670654

June 27, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 27, 1913



* Jack Johnson - World Heavyweight Champ

* 1st African American to hold title (1910)

* Flees U.S. w/ Lucille Cameron to avoid jail




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CONVICTED NEGRO PUGILIST MAKES GOOD ESCAPE TO CANADA" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 18 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, irregular alon... See More  

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667989

Jess Willard vs. Jack Johnson title fight...

Item #667989

April 05, 1915

THE KANSAS CITY POST, Missouri, April 5, 1915 



* Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson 

* "Great white hope" wins

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report)




The front page has a great banner headline: "WILLARD KNOCKS OUT JOHNSON IN THE TWENTY-SIXTH ROUND" with a subhead: "Right Swing To Jaw Puts The Big Negro Out".

This is a same-day report on the heavy... See More  

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668380

1915 Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson title fight...

Item #668380

April 05, 1915

JOURNAL, Milwaukee, April 5, 1915 



* Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson 

* "Great white hope" wins

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) 

* Incomplete issue but all fight reporting present




The front page has terrific photo of Willard with heading: "THE NEW CHAMPION" Also a two column heading: "TERRIFIC RIGHT TO JAW IN THE 26TH FINISHES NEGRO&qu... See More  

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617783

Willard vs Johnson championship fight... Suffrage convention...

Item #617783

April 06, 1915

THE FAIRMONT TIMES, Fairmont, West Virginia, April 6, 1915  The front page of the issue has a three column, two line headline "Terrific Steam Behind Jess' Punch to pit and jaw Ended Johnson's Chances" with subheads "Crafty Warfare and Ageing Negro in Opening Frame of Havana Championship" "Bout Much Admired But Not Sufficient to Stem the Tide of Youth and "... See More  

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630092

Jess Willard defeats Johnson for the heavyweight title...

Item #630092

April 06, 1915

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 6, 1915 



* Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson 

* The "Great white hope" defeats 1st Black Boxing Champion

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report)
 



The first column of the front page has stacked heads reporting on the heavyweight boxing championship, with: "WILLARD WINS FISTIC HEAVYWEIGHT CROWN," "Kan... See More  

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591972

Negro lynching in Henderson, Kentucky...

Item #591972

November 29, 1915

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 29, 1915



* Henderson, Kentucky

* Negro lynching - hanging




This 14 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 3: "KENTUCKY MOB LYNCHES NEGRO", "Enters Jail by a Ruse and Swings Victim in the Public Square", "Gag Silenced Pleas For Life" and more. See photos for 1st report coverage on the lynching of Negro, Ellis Buckner, at Hender... See More  

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588349

Hopewell, VA fire...

Item #588349

December 10, 1915

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, December 10, 1915



* Hopewell, Virginia fire

* Negro lynching




This 20 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "TOWN BURNS", "FIRE IN HOPEWELL", "Blaze Starts in Restaurant--Thousands Rendered Homeless--One Negro Lynched" and more. This is a 1st report coverage of the Hopewell, Vi... See More  

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583985

Chester PA race riot in 1917....

Item #583985

July 28, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 28, 1917



* Race riots in Chester PA

* Mob - Negroes




This 16 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "MOB BEATS NEGRO", "ANOTHER NEAR DEATH",  "Riots In Chester, PA.", "Authorities Are Taken by Surprise in Night Attack by Several Thousands", and more. See phot... See More  

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560476

Houston Riot of 1917...

Item #560476

August 26, 1917

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, August 26, 1917 



* Houston Riot of 1917 

* 3rd Battalion of the 24th United States Infantry 

* Negro soldiers 



This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 2 that include: "NEGROES ARE GONE HOUSTON IS QUIET" "Grand Jury Returns Murder Indictments Against 40 Members of 24th Infrantry" and more. (s... See More  

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583682

Race riot and lynching in Omaha, Nebraska...

Item #583682

September 29, 1919

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, September 29, 1919



* Omaha race riot

* William Brown lynching




This 16 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "CROWD LYNCHES NEGRO AT OMAHA AFTER LONG RIOT", "Sheriff and Deputies Fight Immense Mob for Nine Hours From Top of Burning Courthouse--Then Flames Compel Relinquishment of Prisoner" with small... See More  

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670441

1920 Duluth, Minnesota lynchings...

Item #670441

June 16, 1920

CINCINNATI TIMES-STAR, June 16, 1920 



* Duluth, Minnesota lynchings

* 3 negro circus workers hanged 

* Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson
 



The front page has a one column heading: "Soldiers Patrol Duluth Streets After Lynchings" and more. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at then margi... See More  

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617503

Duluth, Minnesota lynchings...

Item #617503

June 17, 1920

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 17, 1920 



* Duluth, Minnesota lynchings (1st report)

* 3 negro circus workers hanged 

* Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson 



Page 2 has a one column heading: "Troops on Guard In Duluth After Three Lynchings" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light browning, minor spine wear, ge... See More  

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619259

Oklahoma City Negro lynching...

Item #619259

August 30, 1920

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, August 30, 1920



* Claude Chandler hanging

* Oklahoma City Negro lynching

* White police officer murder




The front page has a one column heading: "FIND BODY OF NEGRO HANGING" See image for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally good.... See More  

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673905

"Shuffle Along" - black love story on Broadway - premiere & review...

Item #673905

May 23, 1921

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1921 



* 1st all black-American love story on Broadway

* highly successful amidst significant contemporary doubts




Page 16 has: "'SHUFFLE ALONG' PREMIERE' - Negro Production Opens at Sixty-Third Street Music Hall", which provides a review of this historic play. A small ad is found on the same page (not shown in our photos). 

Complet... See More  

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647971

Kirvin Tx negro lynchings...

Item #647971

May 07, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1922



* Kirvin TX Texas Negroes lynchings

* Eula Ausley rape and murder




The front page has a one column heading: "MOB BURNS THREE NEGROES AT STAKE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Negro lynchings in Kirvin, Texas for the rape and murder of Eula Ausley.

Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, irregular along t... See More  

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643837

Mehmed VI... last Sultan of Ottoman Empire....

Item #643837

November 17, 1922

THE DETROIT NEWS, November 17, 1922



* Mehmed VI - last sultan of Ottoman Empire

* Abolition of the Ottoman Sultanate




The front page has a one column heading: "SULTAN FLEES TO SAVE LIFE" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sport and advertismeents of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning, some spine wear, generally in good condition.... See More  

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649559

Mehmed VI... last Sultan of Ottoman Empire....

Item #649559

November 18, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 18, 1922



* Mehmed VI - last sultan of Ottoman Empire

* Abolition of the Ottoman Sultanate




The front page has a one column heading: "SULTAN IN FLIGHT ON BRITISH WARSHIP" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, a little irregular along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice.... See More  

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671222

1923 Rosewood, Florida Negro Attacks...

Item #671222

January 06, 1923

THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, January 6, 1923.



* Rosewood, Florida black massacre

* Florida race war



The front page has a brief report under the one column heading: "Posses Seeking Negro Convict In Florida Riot" (see)

Also of interest with a one column heading: "Pharaoh Tomb Yields Marvels Of Ancient Art" which is coverage on the recent opening of King Tutankhamun&#
... See More  

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572782

M.E. Norman steamboat disaster...

Item #572782

May 09, 1925

THE OMAHA MORNING BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, May 9, 1925



* M.E. Norman steamer disaster

* Negro Tom Lee

* Memphis, Tennessee




This 14 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "Boat Turns Over; 4 Dead 14 Missing", "Tragedy's Cause Mystery" and more (see photos).



This tells of the M.E. Norman steamer sinking at Memphis, Tennessee made famou... See More  

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588315

M.E. Norman steamboat disaster...

Item #588315

May 09, 1925

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 9, 1925



* M.E. Norman steamer disaster (1st report)

* Negro Tom Lee (hero)

* Memphis, Tennessee




This 16 page newspaper has a four column headline on the front page: "More Than 20 Persons Perish in River Disaster on the Mississippi; Government Steamer Capsizes" with subheads. This is a 1st report coverage on the M.E. Norman steamer sinking at ... See More  

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597957

M.E. Norman steamboat disaster...

Item #597957

May 09, 1925

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 9, 1925 



* M.E. Norman steamer disaster (1st report) 

* Negro Tom Lee (hero) 

* Memphis, Tennessee
 



The front page has one column headlines that include: "4 DEAD, 14 MISSING AS VESSEL UPSETS IN THE MISSISSIPPI", "The Norman, Carrying Mid-South Engineers, Suddenly Goes Down Near Memphis", "Many Noted Men Aboard" and m... See More  

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630632

Negro lynching...

Item #630632

August 08, 1925

THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, August 8, 1925 



* Walter Mitchell Negro lynching - hanging

*
Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Missouri 



Page 2 has a banner heading: "Lynching Of Negro Will Not Be Investigated By Missouri Authorities" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the depression era lynching in the Midwest.

Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, ... See More  

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628124

Tiger Flowers 1st Negro middleweight champ...

Item #628124

February 27, 1926

THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska, February 27, 1926



* Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb

* 1st African-American middleweight champ

* Boxing - boxers




The sport's section (page 12) has a banner heading: "Tiger Flowers Gets Judges' Decision Over Greb and Takes Harry's Title" with subhead: "FIRST NEGRO BOXER TO ACHIEVE HONOR" and more with photo of Harry Greb. (see) 1... See More  

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648111

Tiger Flowers 1st Negro middleweight champ...

Item #648111

February 27, 1926

THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska, February 27, 1926



* Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb

* 1st African-American middleweight champ

* Boxing - boxers




The sport's section (page 9) features a nice banner headline: "Flowers Conquers Greb and Wins the World's Middleweight Boxing Crown" with subheads and round by round coverage. First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowe... See More  

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570852

Abbeville, Alabama negro lynching...

Item #570852

August 16, 1926

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 16, 1926 



* Raymond Bird negro lynching 

* Wytheville, Virginia
 



This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 2: "NEGRO CAPTIVE SLAIN IN CELL BY MOB" "Masked Virginians Storm Jail and Hang the Body to a Tree"



Tells of the lynching of negro Raymond Bird in Wytheville, Virginia



Other news of the day. U... See More  

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