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670707

Marianna, Florida Negro lynching... Claude Neal...

Item #670707

October 27, 1934

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 27, 1934 



* Claude Neal Negro lynching

* Marianna, Jackson County, Florida




The front page has a one column heading: "Lynch Negro In Florida as Girl's Slayer" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Claude Neal at Marianna, Florida

Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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656278

Shelbyville, Tennesse lynch mob burns courthouse....

Item #656278

December 20, 1934

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 20, 1934



* Shelbyville Courthouse Square Historic District - Tennessee

* Lynching mob burns down after Negro is transferred




The front page has a great banner headline: "SOLDIERS KILL 2 IN LYNCH MOB" with subheads that include: "BALKED, RIOTERS DYNAMITE, BURN COURTHOUSE" and more. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with a smal... See More  

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644636

Shelbyville, Tennesse lynch mob burns courthouse....

Item #644636

December 21, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1934



* Shelbyville Courthouse Square Historic District - Tennessee

* Lynching mob burns down after Negro is transferred




Page 3 has a one column heading: "VIGILANTES URGED FOR SHELBYVILLE" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced... See More  

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649505

Sufi Abdul Hamid arrested... Antisemitism...

Item #649505

January 20, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, January 20, 1935



* Sufi Abdul Hamid arrested

* African-American Islam convert

* Anti-Semitism rhetoric in Harlem




The front page of this section has a one column heading: "HARLEM'S 'HITLER' JAILED FOR SPEECH" with subheads that include: "Court Calls Sufi Abdul Hamid 'Imposter and Faker' Before 150 Negro Followers" ... See More  

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570055

Slayden, Mississippi Negro lynching...

Item #570055

March 13, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 13, 1935 



* Ab Young negro lynching 

* Slayden, Mississippi
 



This 40 page newspaper has one column headings on page 3: "NEGRO IS LYNCHED BY MISSISSIPPI" "Accused of Murder, He Sings Hymn as Rope Is Placed Around His Neck"



Tells of the lynching of Ab Young in Slayden, Mississippi.



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672633

Harlem race riot of 1935...

Item #672633

March 20, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1935



* Harlem race riot of 1935

* Black teenage shoplifter




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Police Shoot Into Rioters; Kill Negro in Harlem Mob" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 15. Great to have in this famous NYC publication.

Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.



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651041

Patterson v. Alabama... Scottsboro Boys....

Item #651041

April 02, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1935



* Patterson v. Alabama decision

* United States Supreme Court case

* Scottsboro Boys rape case

* Jury of African-Americans




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NEW TRIAL ORDERED BY SUPREME COURT IN SCOTTSBORO CASE" with subheads. (See) Much more on page 15 with complete text of U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

Other news, sports and ... See More  

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670676

1935 Wiggins, Mississippi Negro lynching...

Item #670676

June 23, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1935



* Wiggins, Mississippi

* Stone County MS

* Negro lynching




The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "NEGRO IS LYNCHED, ANOTHER WHIPPED" with subheads. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally very nice.... See More  

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654373

Columbus, Mississippi Negro lynchings...

Item #654373

July 16, 1935

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, July 16, 1935.



* Dooley Morgan & Bert Moore Negroes lynchings

* Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi




Page 3 has a one column heading: "MISSISSIPPI MOB HANGS 2 NEGROES" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the lynchings of Dooley Morgan & Bert Moore at Columbus, Mississippi.

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

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670950

Count Wolf Von Helldorf... Negro lynching...

Item #670950

July 20, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1935



* Wolf-Heinrich Graf von Helldorf 

* New Anti-Semite chief in Berlin, Germany
 

* Reuben Stacey Negro lynching 

* Fort Lauderdale, Florida 




The front page has a two column headline: "NEW ANTI-SEMITE NAMED CHIEF TO 'PURGE' BERLIN OF JEWS AND COMMUNISTS" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 4 with photo.

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570107

Pittsboro Mississippi Negro lynching...

Item #570107

August 06, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1935.



* Bodie Bates negro lynching

* Pittsboro MS Mississippi




This 38 page newspaper has one column headlines on the back page (pg. 38):



* MISSISSIPPI NEGRO IS LYNCHED BY MOB

* Body is Found Hanging Under a Bridge After Calhoun County Jail is Forced




Tells of the lynching of Bodie Bates in Pittsboro, Mississippi.



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672617

Oxford, Mississippi Negro lynching...

Item #672617

September 19, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1935.



* Ellwood Higginbotham Negro lynching

* Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi




Page 21 has small one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO" "Mississippi Prisoner Seized as Jury Debates Murder Case" First report coverage on the lynching of Ellwood Higginbotham at Oxford, Mississippi.

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570104

Vienna GA negro lynching...

Item #570104

September 29, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 29, 1935 



* Lewis Harris negro lynching 

* Vienna, Georgia
 



This 70+ page newspaper has one column headlines on page 2: "NEGRO LYNCHED IN GEORGIA" "Mob Hangs Man Accused of Drawing Gun on Sheriff"



Tells of the lynching of Lewis Harris in Vienna, Georgia.



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570105

White Bluff TN negro lynching...

Item #570105

November 05, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, November 5, 1935  This 52 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 37: " FIVE MEN LYNCH NEGRO ON TENNESSEE ROAD" "Man Accused of Slapping White Woman Is Taken From Officers in White Bluff Business Street"



This tells of the lynching of Baxter Ball in White Bluff, Tennessee.



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673086

1935 Columbus, Texas hanging tree Negro lynchings....

Item #673086

November 14, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 14, 1935



* Columbus, Texas "Hanging Tree"

* 2 Negroes lynched - lynching mob




The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "OFFICIAL TERMS TEXAS LYNCHING 'WILL OF PEOPLE'" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, a little light creasing on the front page, very nice co... See More  

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667287

Ozie Powell... Scottsboro Boys....

Item #667287

January 25, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1936



* Scottsboro  Boys rape case

* Ozie Powell shot - escape attempt




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SCOTTSBORO NEGRO SHOT TRYING BREAK AS HE STABS GUARD" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newspri... See More  

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570238

Cusseta, Georgia lynching...

Item #570238

March 15, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 15, 1936 



* Philip Baker negro lynching 

* Cusseta, Georgia




This 80+ page newspaper has one column headlines on page 33 that include: "NEGRO IS LYNCHED BY MOB IN GEORGIA" "Body of Ex-Chain Gang Convict Found, Bullet Ridden, in Swamp Near Cusseta" and more. (see)



Tells of the lynching of negro Philip Baker in Cusseta, Geo... See More  

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562809

RMS Queen Mary completes maiden voyage...

Item #562809

June 01, 1936

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts MA June 1, 1936



* RMS Queen Mary completes maiden voyage

* Famous ocean liner arrives in America for 1st time




This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "Queen Mary Fails Record, Docks Today".



Tells of the completion of her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City.



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

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663708

Max Schmeling vs. Joe Louis in 1936

Item #663708

June 20, 1936

SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, June 20, 1936



* Max Schmeling (German boxer)

* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Heavyweight boxing match UPSET (1st report)




The front page of this section has a great banner headline above the masthead: "SCHMELING BATTERS JOE LOUIS TO CANVAS; KNOCKS OUT 'UNBEATABLE' NEGRO IN TWELFTH" with subheads and two nice photos,... See More  

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651457

Jesse Owens wins Olympic tryouts...

Item #651457

July 10, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1936 



* Jesse Owens broad jump w/ photo

* Pre-Olympic games in Berlin Germany

* To be in front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich




The sport's section (page 23) has a two column heading: "Owens Rated in Class by Himself For Olympic Broad-Jump Laurels" with subhead and photo. (see) The Olympics would begin just a few weeks later.

A sidebar to ... See More  

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652920

Jesse Owens wins Olympic tryouts...

Item #652920

July 12, 1936

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, sport's section only, July 12, 1936 



* Jesse Owens 100-meter & broad jump

* Olympic games in Berlin Germany tryouts

* To be in front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich




The front of this section has a five column headline: "Owens Beats Metcalfe in 100-Meter Dash Finals" with subheads and related photo. (see) The Olympics would begin just a few ... See More  

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549348

Hitler opens olympics in 1936...

Item #549348

August 01, 1936

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, August 1, 1936



* Olympics open in front of the Nazi Party




This 10 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "Olympic Games Given Rousing Sendoff Today At opening Ceremonies" with subheads.



Other news of the day throughout. Usual browning with some margin wear, otherwise in good condition.



source: wikipedia: The... See More  

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657861

Jesse Owens wins gold at the Berlin Olympics...

Item #657861

August 03, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 3, 1936 



* Jesse Owens 100-meter gold medal victory

* Olympic games in Berlin Germany

* In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich




The front page has a one column heading: "OWENS BREAKS WORLD RECORD IN OLYMPICS" with subhead. First report coverage continues in section 2 (sports) with related photo.

A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hit... See More  

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660776

Jesse Owens wins gold at the Berlin Olympics...

Item #660776

August 05, 1936

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 5, 1936 



* Jesse Owens shines in track & field

* Olympic games in Berlin Germany

* In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich




The front page has a three column heading: "OWENS CAPTURES 200 IN 20.7 TO SCORE OLYMPIC TRIPLE" with subheads. (See) Much more in the sport's section. A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refu... See More  

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662439

Jesse Owens wins gold at the Berlin Olympics...

Item #662439

August 06, 1936

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 6, 1936 



* Jesse Owens victories - 200 meter gold

* Olympic games in Berlin Germany




The front page of the sport's section has a great wire photo of Jesse Owens crossing the finish line in the 200 meters with banner heading: "JESSE OWENS MAKES IT A GRAND SLAM!" (see) More on page 25  with heading: "[Black] Wins Sit Sourly With Nazi... See More  

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567339

Jesse Owens Olympic 200 meter run...

Item #567339

August 07, 1936

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, New York, August 7, 1936 

 

* Jesse Owens long jump made 

* Olympic games in Berlin Germany 

* Adolph Hitler in power at the time
 



This 8 page newspaper has a two column photo on page 5 with caption: "AS JESSE SMASHED JUMP RECORD"



Other news of the day throughout.
 
Light browning with little spine wear, otherwis
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662474

Jack Lovelock wins gold at the Berlin Olympics...

Item #662474

August 07, 1936

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 7, 1936 



* Jack Lovelock wins gold medal

* New Zealand 1500m track star

* Olympics games in Berlin Germany




The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "LOVELOCK RUNS AWAY FROM CUNNINGHAM IN OLYMPICS" with subheads. (see)

A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of... See More  

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662475

Archie Williams wins gold at the Berlin Olympics...

Item #662475

August 08, 1936

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 8, 1936 



* Archie Williams wins gold medal

* African American 400m victory

* Olympics games in Berlin Germany




The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "WILLIAMS WINS 400 METER RUN" with subheads and wire photo. (see)

A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of ... See More  

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642509

Jesse Owens at the Berlin Olympics... Joe Louis... People impressed with the Third Reich...

Item #642509

August 16, 1936

NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 16, 1936 



* Jesse Owens shines in track & field

* Olympic games in Berlin Germany

* In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich




This is the sports section and Rotogravure only. The front page has a banner headline on the Berlin Olympics, plus smaller heads including: "World Marks Set As U.S. Trackmen Rout British, 11-3" with more, including mention o... See More  

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670305

Jesse Ownes is suspended... Berlin Olympic games come to an end...

Item #670305

August 17, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 17, 1936 



* Negro star athlete Jesse Owens suspended

* Berlin Olympic games come to an end




The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "OWENS IS BARRED BY A.A.U.; READY TO BECOME A PRO" with subhead. (see) Also a two column heading: "Olympic Games End With Dramatic Flag Ceremony" (see)

Complete in 30 page... See More  

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642490

Father Divine pilgrimage... Promise Land...

Item #642490

August 21, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1936



* Father Divine's pilgrimage

* African American spiritual leader

* International Peace Mission movement




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Flag Row Mars Divine Pilgrimage As 1,877 Visit 'Promised Land'" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues inside with related photo. (see)

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

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646811

1936 Dalton, Georgia negro lynching...

Item #646811

September 07, 1936

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 7, 1936 



* A.L. McCamy Negro lynching 

* Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia
 



The front page has a small one column heading: "Suspect in Attack Lynched by Mob" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro A. L. McCamy in Dalton, Georgia

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning &... See More  

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595369

Negro league... Satchel Paige...

Item #595369

September 21, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 21, 1936



* Rare Negro League baseball reporting

* Early Satchel Paige as pitcher




This 40 page newspaper has small one column headings on page 18: "Nashville Giants Score" and "Crawfords Also Win at Langford Benefit Card Before 18,000"



See photo for brief text on two Negro league baseball games. Notice the name ""Paige" as o... See More  

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648369

Abbeville, Alabama Negro lynching...

Item #648369

February 05, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 5, 1937 



* Wesley Johnson Negro lynching 

* Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama
 



The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "Acts to Impeach Sheriff After Alabama Lynching" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Wes Johnson at Abbeville, Alabama.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44... See More  

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625866

Duck Hill, Mississippi Negro lynchings...

Item #625866

April 14, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 14, 1937.



* Roosevelt Towns & Bootjack McDaniels Negro lynchings

* Duck Hill, Montgomery County, Mississippi




The back page has one column headings: "LYNCHERS TORTURE, BURN TWO NEGROES" "Mississippi Mob Takes Two Prisoners From Officers Outside of Court House" and more. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negroes Rooseve... See More  

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652946

Henry Ossawa Tanner death...

Item #652946

May 26, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1937



* Henry Ossawa Tanner death

* African-American painter - artist




The top of page 26 has a one column heading: "HENRY O. TANNER, PAINTER, WAS 78" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Henry Ossawa Tanner, painting artist who was the first African-American painter to gain international acclaim. I suspect this is one of the few pub... See More  

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582761

Joe Louis becomes Champion...

Item #582761

June 22, 1937

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, June 22, 1937

 

* Joe Louis to win World Boxing Heavyweight title (day of)
* James Braddock - pre fight reporting



This 8 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 7: "JOE LOUIS FAVORED IN PRE-FIGHT DOPE IN CHICAGO TONIGHT" and "Negro Believed to Pack to Much Wallop for Aged Champion..."  This was to be
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673600

Harriet Tubman's gravesite erected...

Item #673600

July 25, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, July 25, 1937



* Harriet Tubman - African American abolitionist

* Gravesite gravestone marker erection

* Auburn, Cayuga County, New York




Page 4 of this section has a small one column heading: "Mark Ex-Slave's Grave" with subhead: "Women at Auburn Honor 'Aunt Harriet' of 'Underground Railroad'" (see) First report co... See More  

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570289

Covington TN lynching...

Item #570289

August 18, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 18, 1937 This 42 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 20: "TO HELL WITH LAW," SAYS LYNCHING MOB" "Six Masked Men Cow Sheriff in Tennessee and Hang Negro Slayer on Bridge".



This tells of the lynching of negro Albert Gooden in Covington, Tennessee.



Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with minor margin wear, o... See More  

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581421

Satchel Paige as a pitcher...

Item #581421

September 20, 1937

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 20, 1937 



* Early Satchel Paige report

* Negro Baseball pitcher

* 11 years prior to MLB debut




The sports page has a one column wide report headed: "Negro Stars Annex No-Hit Contest, 2-0" "Beat Dominican Republic Nine Behind Pitcher Taylor--Also Down Minor Leaguers, 1-0". Near the end of the report is: "...Opposing Taylor was Satchell Paig... See More  

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659624

Satchel Paige as a pitcher in 1937...

Item #659624

September 20, 1937

NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1937 



* Rare Negro baseball league report

* Early Satchel Paige as pitcher




The sports page (pg. 29) has a one column wide report headed: "Negro Stars Annex No-Hit Contest, 2-0" "Beat Dominican Republic Nine Behind Pitcher Taylor--Also Down Minor Leaguers, 1-0". Near the end of the report is: "...Opposing Taylor was Satchell Paige, ... See More  

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644489

Milton Fl lynching...

Item #644489

October 05, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 5, 1937



* J.C. Evans Negro lynching

* Milton, Santa Rosa County, Florida




Page 9 has one column headings: "HOODED MEN LYNCH NEGRO IN FLORIDA" "Five Halt Sheriff's Car at Midnight Seize Prisoner and Drive Off With Him" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro J.C. Evans in Milton, Florida. Always nice to have notable events in history... See More  

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560904

Joe Louis... Brown Bomber...

Item #560904

April 02, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 2, 1938 



* Joe Louis - Brown Bomber 

* Heavyweight boxing champion of the World
 



This 32 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 10: "Louis Knocks Out Thomas in Chicago to Keep Title" with subheads, round by round reports and a related photo.



Tells of Joe Louis retaining his heavyweight boxing title by defeating Har... See More  

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653075

Arturo Alfonso Schomburg.... Afro-Latin American...

Item #653075

June 11, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1938



* Arturo Alfonso Schomburg death (1st report)

* Puerto Rican Rico historian - writer - activist




The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "A. A. SCHOMBURG, 64, SCHOLAR, CURATOR" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.

Other news, sports and adv... See More  

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584760

Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)...

Item #584760

June 24, 1938

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, June 24, 1938 



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)...  Max Schmeling (German boxer) 

* Post fight reporting (famous rematch)
 



This 16 page newspaper has one column headings on page 10: "Schmeling on Road To Recovery; No Claim for 'Foul'" and "Louis May Defend Title Against Baer In San Francisco."



Other news, sports ... See More  

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652998

Sufi Abdul Hamid killed... "Harlem Hitler"...

Item #652998

August 01, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 1, 1938



* Sufi Abdul Hamid killed

* African-American Islam convert

* Anti-Semitism - "Harlem Hitler"




The front page has a one column heading: "PLANE CRASH FATAL TO 'HARLEM HITLER'" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 3 with photo of Hamid. Nice to have in this famous NYC Publication.

Other news, sports and advertise... See More  

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570292

Wiggins MS lynching...

Item #570292

November 22, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, November 22, 1938  This 48 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 14: "NEGRO YOUTH LYNCHED BY MISSISSIPPI MOB" "Seized After Alleged Attack on Woman, 74, at Wiggins".



This tells of the lynching of negro Wilder McGowan in Wiggins, Mississippi.



Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with minor spine wear, otherwise in go... See More  

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659652

Marian Anderson signs at Lincoln Memorial......

Item #659652

April 10, 1939

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 10, 1939



* Marian Anderson

* African American Contralto

* Famous Lincoln Memorial concert




The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "Miss Anderson Sings To 75,000 In Washington" See image for brief report here.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality... See More  

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672883

Marian Anderson receives Spingarn Medal...

Item #672883

July 03, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1939



* Marian Anderson receives Spingarn Medal

* Celebrated African American singer

* First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt




The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "FIRST LADY HONORS MARTIAN ANDERSON" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Eleanor Roosevelt presenting Marian Anderson with the 1939 Spingarn Medal. I suspect this is one of the few pu... See More  

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660358

First African-American judge in the United States...

Item #660358

July 23, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1939 



* Jane Bolin sworn in as judge (NYC)

* 1st African-American black Woman




The top of page 7 has a very notable item, being a report of the first African-American woman judge in the United States. 

The article features a photo of Jane Bolin being sworn into office, headed: "Mayor Swears In Negro Woman as Judge; Summons Her to Office, Then Brea... See More  

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