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599475

Arthur Ashe 1st black U.S. Open tennis champ....

Item #599475

August 26, 1968

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, August 26, 1968



* Tennis star Arthur Ashe

* 1st black to win

* US Open




Within the sport's section (page 8) is a three column heading: "1st American In 15 Years As Ashe Takes Nationals". This is 1st report coverage on Arthur Ashe becoming the first African American to win the United States Open Tennis championship.



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$34.00
630771

Voice of the Nation of Islam...

Item #630771

December 18, 1970

MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, Dec. 18, 1970  This newspaper was one of the most widely-read ever produced by an African American organization. Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad began the publication on May 1960 as a weekly publication. It was distributed nationwide by the Nation Of Islam and covered current events around the world as well as relevant news in African American commun... See More  

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$14.50
587300

Voice of the Nation of Islam...

Item #587300

April 16, 1971

MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, April 16, 1971  This newspaper was one of the most widely-read ever produced by an African American organization. Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad began the publication on May 1960 as a weekly publication. It was distributed nationwide by the Nation Of Islam and covered current events around the world as well as relevant news in African American commu... See More  

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$28.00
626815

Voice of the Nation of Islam...

Item #626815

April 16, 1971

MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, April 16, 1971 



* Rare African American periodical

* Nation of Islam religious movement

* Elijah Muhammad - founder




This newspaper was one of the most widely-read ever produced by an African American organization. Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad began the publication on May 1960 as a weekly publication. It was distributed nationwide by the Na... See More  

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$35.00
615496

Voice of the Nation of Islam...

Item #615496

June 18, 1971

MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, June 18, 1971  This newspaper was one of the most widely-read ever produced by an African American organization. Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad began the publication on May 1960 as a weekly publication. It was distributed nationwide by the Nation Of Islam and covered current events around the world as well as relevant news in African American commun... See More  

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$30.00
642613

Death of Jackie Robinson...

Item #642613

October 24, 1972

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 24, 1972 



* Jackie Robinson death... Brooklyn Dodgers

* 1st African-American to play MLB baseball

* 1st be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame




The back page has a one column heading: "Jackie Robinson Is Dead at 51". (see)

Complete as a 4 page issue, a few small binding holes along the spine, address stamp within the masthead, nice... See More  

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$39.00
665387

Death of Jackie Robinson...

Item #665387

October 25, 1972

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 25, 1972 



* Jackie Robinson death... Brooklyn Dodgers

* 1st African-American to play MLB baseball

* 1st be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame




The front page has a one column heading: "Jackie Robinson to Be Buried in Brooklyn". (see)

Complete in 10 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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$44.00
674156

1st African American plays Masters golf....

Item #674156

April 11, 1975

SUN-TIMES, Chicago, April 11, 1975



* Lee Elder breaks the color barrier

* 1st African American in Masters (day 1)

* PGA Professional Gold Accociation




The bottom of the back page has a photo showing Lee Elder teeing off on the 1st hole with small heading: "Historic Moment" Also a heading: "Nichols leading Masters" with reporting on the color barrier being broken. Coverag... See More  

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$72.00
654788

Arthur Ashe's death report - dies of AIDS...

Item #654788

February 07, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 7, 1993 (2-sections)



* Arthur Ashe's death report

* dies of AIDS...

* Only African-American to win both Wimbledon and the U.S. Open (at the time of his death)




Both the front page and the 1st page of the Sports Section tell of the death of Arthur Ashe.

Included are the main section and the Sports Section - both which are in excellent condition.... See More  

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$99.00
646883

The death of famed singer Marian Anderson...

Item #646883

April 09, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 9, 1993 



* Marian Anderson death

* African American Contralto

* Lincoln Memorial concert fame




The bottom of the front page has a report headed: "Trailblazing Contralto Marian Anderson Dies" with subhead: "The Black Singer Overcame Prejudice to Gain Worldwide Acclaim for Her Concert Hall Artistry". Included is a photo of her from 1939.

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$78.00
644760

Death of Cab Calloway, in a Los A ngeles newspaper...

Item #644760

November 20, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 20, 1994



* Cab Calloway death (1st report)

* African American jazz - scat singer

* Cotton Club, Harlem, New York City




Neat the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Cab Calloway, Legendary Hi De Ho Man of Jazz, Dies" with photo. (See) Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry.

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$56.00
649831

The Million Man March at the nation's capital...

Item #649831

October 17, 1995

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 17, 1995 



* Million Man March

* African Americans

* Louis Farrakhan

* National Mall - Wash. D.C.




The nice headline reports on the Million Man March on Washington with: "Black Men, in Show of Unity, Join in 400,000-Strong March". This event was a gathering of African-American men at the National Mall, called by Louis Farrakhan. Also on the ftpg: "... See More  

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$82.00
641404

Death and obituary of Shirley Chisholm...

Item #641404

January 04, 2005

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 4, 2005  



* Death of Shirley Chisholm

* 1st African American Woman

* Elected to United States Congress




Page 10 of Section B has a half-page report on the death and obituary of "Shirley Chisholm, 80: Ran for President, Served 13 Years in Congress." She was the first African-American to be elected to the United States Congress; and in 1972 the f... See More  

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$225.00
668359

Death reports os Edward Smith and Al Loving - noteworthy Black Americans...

Item #668359

July 09, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 9, 2005



* Death reports of 2 noteworthy Black Americans

* Edward Smith - co-founder of the Black Stuntmen's Association

* Al Loving - African-American abstract expressionist painter






Page B12 and B13, under "Obituaries", has "Edward Smith; 81; Fought for Film Work for Black Stuntman" and "Al Loving, 69; African American Abstract Artist
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552589

Barack Obama becomes America's first African-American president...

Item #552589

November 05, 2008

CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Illinois, November 5, 2008



* Barrack Obama elected President of the United States

* Hometown newspaper of first African-American president



Presidential election newspapers have always been a mainstay of any historic newspaper collection, and ideally collectors try to find such an issue from the victor's hometown.



This newspaper is special for three reasons: 1) it is ... See More  

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629582

First African-American President of the United States...

Item #629582

November 05, 2008

USA TODAY, November 5, 2008  This 48 page newspaper has a nice two line banner headline on the front page: "America makes history, Obama Wins! " with subheads and nice color photo of Obama with family. Much more on the inside pages in the 1st section. (see)

Nice condition.



Our post on the History's Newsstand Blog:

Regardless of your view on the recent U.S. election, one

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$25.00
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