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175404

The Johnstown flood...

Item #175404

June 15, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 15, 1889 Full ftpg. shows: 'Relief Party Crossing the Temporary Bridge Erected over the Conemaugh'. Inside has a great halfpg: 'Bird's-eye View of Seattle, Washington Territory' in addition to much on the flood, including: 'After the Flood at Johnstown--Main St.' and a dramatic centerfold: 'the Flood at Johnstown--Scene at the Bridge' s... See More  

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660931

Philadelphia Phillies...

Item #660931

June 12, 1989

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, June 12, 1989



* Mike Schmidt retires from baseball.



This issue features the retirement of Michael Jack Schmidt, super-star 3rd-basemen for the Philadelphia Phillies (and now a member of the Hall of Fame).



This tabloid-size newspaper is a complete issue in nice, clean condition. See images for details.

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175010

Tennis at Newport...

Item #175010

September 05, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1885  Although there are many fine prints in this issue, the most desired may well be the nice full page print captioned: "Lawn Tennis At Newport--the Tournament, From the Upper Balcony of the Casino" (see).

Other prints include a full ftpg. captioned: "Burning of Old Men-Of-War at Blum Beach, Long Island"; a fullpg. of: "V... See More  

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679117

Max Schmeling vs. Joe Louis in 1936

Item #679117

June 20, 1936

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, June 20, 1936



* Max Schmeling (German boxer)

* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Heavyweight boxing match UPSET (1st report)




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Schmeling's Knockout of Louis Is Ring Upset of the Century; He Outfought Him All the Way" with subheads. The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "LOUIS... See More  

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172308

"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens...

Harper's Ferry... Elizabeth Blackwell, 1st American female physician...

Item #172308

November 05, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 5, 1859  The front page features a half page illustration of a "General View Of Harper's Ferry, Showing the Bridge, Armory, Adjacent Hills, Etc."  An article "The Late Invasion at Harper's Ferry" also features two 1/4 page prints: "Portrait Of Ossawattomie Brown" and "Brown, His Son, and Another Of The Outlaws... See More  

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175016

Cricket match... America's Cup race...

Item #175016

September 26, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 26, 1885  There are a number of fine prints in this issue including a full ftpg. of: "Canon Farrar", plus inside page prints of "The Dead Jumbo" the elephant; A Thomas Nast print "We Have Not Given Up Ruling the Waves Yet"; a one-third pg: "Cricket Match between the Gentlemen of Philadelphia & the English Visiting... See More  

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174854

Displayable issue on the Republican elephant...

Item #174854

March 08, 1884

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1884  For a political junkie--and a Republican--this could be the best Harper's Weekly for display as the entire front page print is captioned: "The Sacred Elephant. This Animal Is Sure To Win, If It Is Only Kept Pure And Clean, And Has Not Too Heavy A Load To Carry." This drawing is by Thomas Nast who created the republican elephant, and ... See More  

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661074

Larry Bird vs. "Magic" Johnson - NCAA Championship Showdown.....

Item #661074

March 28, 1979

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, Chicago, Illinois, March 28, 1979 Close to the back of the issue, in the Sports Section, are two articles related to the highly-anticipated showdown between Earvin "Magic" Johnson, of Michigan State, and Larry Bird, of Indiana State, in the NCAA Championship. One has "Johnson tops NCAA team", which tells of "Magic" Johnson being selected at the Tour... See More  

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651254

Niblo's Garden... The "Black Crook"...

Baseball player (Dr. William H. Bell)... The Johnstown flood...

Item #651254

October 06, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 6, 1866 



* "The Black Crook" at Niblo's Garden

* The 1st modern-day musical

* Baseball player portrait... The Johnstown Flood




Page 41 has a full page print of the "Great Scene Of The Second Performance Of The 'Black Crook,' Spectacle Now Performing At Niblo's Garden," This would eventually become genera... See More  

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173140

Nice baseball print...

Item #173140

October 26, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  Oct. 26, 1867  The most significant print in the issue is a nice, nearly half page print captioned: "The Champion Nine of the Union Base-Ball Club of Morrisania, New York" showing nine members of the baseball team in uniform, two members holding bats and another what appears to be a catcher's mask.  There is a related article titled: &qu... See More  

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658293

"Dr. J" (Julius Erving) becomes a Philadelphia 76er...

Item #658293

October 22, 1976

LOS ANGELES TIMES, CA, October 22, 1976



* Philadelphia 76ers pay $6 million to obtain "Dr. J"

* The Julius Irving era begins in Philly

* Saul Bellow wins Nobel Prize for literature




The front of the Sports section has, "For $6 MILLION 76ers Are Able to Get a Doctor," which tells of the deal between the 76ers and the New York Nets - giving Philly the rights to superstar J... See More  

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172030

Inauguration of President Buchanan... Dred Scott Decision...

Item #172030

March 14, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 14, 1857  A vol. 1 issue. Inside has 8 illustrations regarding 'Our 18th Inauguration Day', including an illustration of George Washington, Mount Vernon, & James Buchanan & John Adams. But the prime content here is the text of the Dred Scott decision given by Chief Justice Taney. Very significant.

Also featured is an article on A Nutmeg Pl... See More  

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172580

The slave Robert Smalls... A Winslow Homer centerfold...

Item #172580

June 14, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862  Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well.  As Wikipedia notes, Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery by commandeering a Confederate transport ... See More  

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664140

Amazin Mets 1969 World Series game...

Item #664140

October 15, 1969

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 16, 1969



* New York Mets vs. Baltimore Orioles

* 1969 World Series of baseball

* "Amazin Mets" "Miracle Mets"




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "METS TRIUMPH, 2-1, ON ERROR IN 1OTH; LEAD SERIES BY 3-1" with subheads and related photo. Much more in the sport's section with headlines, photos and box scores. First re... See More  

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176036

Cornell University... Fourth of July...

Item #176036

July 06, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1895  Full front pg. illus. of "The Glorious Fourth." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Bird's-Eye View of Cornell University." Full pg. of illus. pertaining to "Opening of the Kaiser Wilhelm Canal at Kiel." full pg. illus. of "The New West Side of New York - A Summer Night on the Asphalt." 1/2 pg. illus. of &q... See More  

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673596

Chicago Bears win 1940 NFL title... 73-0...

Item #673596

December 09, 1940

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, December 9, 1940



* Chicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins

* NFL Championship game

* Famous 73-0 rout by the Bears




The top of page 5B has a banner headline: "Records Fall as Bears Rout Redskins, 73-0, in Pro Playoff" with subheads, related photo, lineups and stats. First report coverage on the 1940 NFL: championship game between the Washington Redskins and ... See More  

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671074

Jerry Reuss throws no-hitter in a L.A. paper....

Item #671074

June 28, 1980

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 28, 1980



* Jerry Reuss pitches no-hitter

* Los Angeles Dodgers baseball

* Best title to be had ? - rare




The top of the front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "Reuss Rolls and the Giants Come Up With a Big Zero" with subhead: "Error Deprives Dodger Pitcher of a Perfect Game in 8-0 Win" and two photos of Reuss. (see) Box ... See More  

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646977

Jim Thorpe wins two Olympic gold medals which he would be forced to surrender...

Item #646977

July 08, 1912

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, July 8 and 16, 1912 



* Jim Thorpe shines at Olympics

* Carlisle Indian School star athlete




A pair of issues with the top of the last column of each heads on noted athlete Jim Thorpe winning his two gold medals at the Stockholm Olympics for the decathlon and pentathlon. See the photos for the headlines. Each report carries over to page 3.

Thorpe w... See More  

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656678

Chicago Cubs opens 1938 World Series...

Item #656678

October 05, 1938

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1938



* Chicago Cubs vs. New York Yankees

* World Series of baseball opening day

* Great back page pictorial of the players

* Best title to be had (very rare as such)




The front page has a terrific banner headline: "SERIES OPENER DRAWS 43,000" with subheads. Nice for display. The front page of section 2 (sports) has another banner headline and a f... See More  

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175870

Frederic Remington and A.B. Frost prints...

Item #175870

December 02, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 2, 1893 Full ftpg. illus. of an auction scene. Fullpg. of 6 photos of: 'Hawaiian Scenes' including an overview of Honolulu, and one of 'Liliuokalani, the Deposed Queen'. Fullpg: 'The Salvation Army' Great fullpg. football scene entitled "A Run Behind Interferance" by Frederic Remington: 'A Run Behind Interference' & ... See More  

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672129

Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson: from the city of the fight...

Item #672129

February 06, 1943

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Feb. 6, 1943 



* Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson

* First defeat : from city where it happened




The banner headline on page 14 reports: "18,930 See LaMotta Floor Robinson in Scoring Upset Victory" with subheads: "Defeat Is First for Ray in Career of 130 Bouts" "Bell Saves Sugar from Knockout in Eighth Round; Decision Is Unanimous&qu... See More  

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175072

Geronimo... The Apache War...

Item #175072

April 10, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 10, 1886  Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: "What's In A Name?". Fullpg. text & 2 illus: 'The Apache War' includes a nice illus. of 'Geronimo, The Renegade Chief Of the Chiracahua Apaches'. Dramatic doublepage centerfold: Making Bessemer Steel at Pittsburgh'. A very good & uncommon Indian issue.

Other news... See More  

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175118

Geronimo... America's Cup... Thomas Nast prints...

Item #175118

September 18, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 18, 1886  The front page of the issue contains a large illustration entitled "Jack Sprang Upon the Fellow, and Caught Him by the Throat" which accompanies a story "The World Went Very Well Then". Inside the issue is a very nice full page Thomas Nast print: "The Being That He Really Believes In".  A one-quarter page pr... See More  

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177843

Southampton golf...

James Montgomery Flagg print...

Item #177843

January 22, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 22, 1910  This issue contains the wonderful double page centerfold print, "Their Daughter's Voice", by James Montgomery Flagg (has two small staple marks from being bound).  Another print of note is, "You've Got To Cut Loose, Mr. President, If You Ever Expect To Reach The Top", by E.W. Kemble.  Two pages are dedicate... See More  

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175436

Owen Sound to Mackinac...

Item #175436

October 05, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 5, 1889  Very nice fullpg: 'The Arrival of the Mail in Camp' shows soldiers getting their mail. Nice fullpg. yacht race. Great doublepage centerfold: 'From Owen Sound to Mackinac' shows 11 scenes. Fullpg. shows 4 scenes of: 'Selected Competitive Designs for the Grant Monument'

Complete in twenty pages.

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173320

Winslow Homer Print... Liberty Bell...

Item #173320

July 10, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1869  The front full page illustration is of "The Memory of Seventy-Six." Inside is a full page illustration by Thomas Nast entitled "All hail and Farewell to the Pacific Railroad." A quarterpage illustration "Liberty Bell" also has an accompany article. A halfpage illustration of "British Troops Firing on the Citizens... See More  

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173008

The Catskill Mountains... Clara Barton...

Item #173008

July 21, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 21, 1866 The front page of the issue has a 1/4 page "Among the Ruins of Columbia, South Carolina" and a smaller illustrations "The Ruins of Columbia, South Carolina - Richardson Street, Looking Toward the Capitol". Inside the issue is half-pages "Sunday Amusements in New Orleans - A Creole Night at the French Opera-House"; "Sun... See More  

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176256

The Klondike gold rush...

Item #176256

August 14, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1897  Full ftpg: 'The Klondike Gold Discoveries--Prospective Miners Crossing the Summit of the Chilkoot Pass'. Plus a fullpg. with 6 scenes: 'The Klondike Gold Discoveries--Scenes at & Along the Routes to the New Diggings'. Nearly halfpg: 'Map of the Klondike Region'.

Other news and advertisements of the day are included. ... See More  

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173880

Republican Elephant by Thomas Nast... great print for a lawyer...

Item #173880

November 21, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 21, 1874 Full ftpg. Th. Nast political cartoon: "How Many Times Shall Caesar Bleed in Sport". Halfpg. print of: "Samuel Tilden, gov. elect of New York". Great dblpgctrfld: "A Knotty Point--Submitting the Case to the Family Lawyer". Nice fullpg. Nast cartoon features the Republican Elephant.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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679436

Terrific golf print for any golfer...

Item #679436

October 12, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895  This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations of golf shots, most of a comic theme.

The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". Inside has: "Representative Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Ch... See More  

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628732

The trial of two writers helps to begin the end of Communist rule...

Wilt Chamberlain's record-setting 20,884th point...

Item #628732

February 15, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1966  Page 45 carries a four-column headline "Chamberlain Gets 20,884th Point for a Record" with column headline "N.B. MARK FALLS AS 76ERS TRIUMPH" and subhead "Chamberlain Scores 41 as Pistons Bow by 149-123". "Wilt Chamberlain broke the National Basketball Associate career scoring record tonight... Chamberlain scored 41 poi... See More  

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175804

Office seekers at the White House...

Item #175804

April 15, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 15, 1893  Front full pg. illus. of "Rear-Admiral Bancroft Gherardi, U.S.N." Inside is a 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Clearing House of the New York Stock Exchange." Several portraits of "Some New Appointments." 2/3 pg. illus. of "A Reception at the Art Museum, Cincinnati." Two full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "Stockh... See More  

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174692

A.B. Frost bass fishing print...

Item #174692

August 19, 1882

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 19, 1882  Full ftpg: 'Nantasket Beach' near Boston, plus some text on it. Halfpg: 'Hillside Chapel, Concord, Mass.' Great fullpg. A.B. Frost: 'Black Bass Fishing' is displayable.

Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.

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176064

Golf prints by A.B. Frost...

Item #176064

October 12, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895  This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations.

The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". Inside has: "Representative Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Convention at Minneapolis&quo... See More  

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173052

Nice whaling print...

Item #173052

December 22, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 22, 1866 Half of the ftpg: 'A Mississippi Steamboat Making a Landing at Night'. Halfpg: 'Infant Class at the Five Points Mission, N.Y.C., Receiving Lunch'. Fullpg. of the railroad bridge '...connecting Perryville with Havre de Grace'. Great fullpg. whaling print: 'Taking a Whale' is displayable.

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176116

Incredible bicycle issue... illustrations by A.B. Frost...

Item #176116

April 11, 1896

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 11, 1896  Full front page illus. of "A Drill Ride at the Michaux Club, New York." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "Logging Railroad Ravages Around the Head Waters of the Mississippi - Loading a Train on One of the Spurs." Full pg. of illus. of "British Claims in Venezuela - Scenes in the Disputed Territory." Full pg. of illu... See More  

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646487

Assault wins the Kentucky Derby...

Item #646487

May 05, 1946

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, May 5, 1946 



* Assault - horse racing

* Kentucky Derby win (1st of 3 wins)

* Triple crown winner




The front page has a great banner headline that reads: "ASSAULT EASY WINNER IN 72D KENTUCKY DERBY..." with subheads and photo at the bottom of the front page of "Assault" in action. Rarely did the Kentucky Derby receive such front p... See More  

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674533

Lou Gehrig ends his 2,130 game streak...

Item #674533

May 03, 1939

THE NORWICH SUN, Connecticut, May 3, 1939  The sports page has a two line, 2 column head: "Gehrig Benches Self--Bows Out After 2,130 Games In Row" with a nice article beginning: "For the first time since May 30, 1925, the New York Yankees played a major league baseball game yesterday without Lou Gehrig in the lineup..." with more.

Curiously, above the article is a pho
... See More  

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173032

Denver, PIke's Peak, Bayou Laforche...

Item #173032

October 13, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY Oct. 13, 1866 Ftpg: "Meeting of Solders' & Sailors' Convention at Pittsburgh, Penna." & "Gen. J.D. Cox, President of the Convention". Nice fullpg: "Life On The Plains" includes 8 prints, including scenes of Denver, Pike's Peak, Fort Wicked, and more. Nice! One-third pg: "Acadians Hauling Boats--Scene on the Bayou Lafourche,... See More  

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672312

Bobby Thomason shot heard round the World....

Item #672312

October 04, 1951

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 4, 1951



* Bobby Thomson home run (1st report)

* New York Giants - MLB baseball

* "Shot Heard 'Round the World"




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Giants Top Dodgers and Win Flag on Thomson's Homer, 5-4; World Series to Open Today" with subheads and related photo. More in the sport's section. First rep... See More  

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173148

Two Homer prints... Halloween print...

Item #173148

November 23, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 23, 1867  Halloween-related prints are very difficult to find in Harper's Weekly, but here is a nice one on the front page: "The Pumpkin Effigy" which shows a carved jack-o-lantern.

Halfpg: "Sculling Race on the Monongahela River" & smaller print: "Weston, the Pedestrian, on the Road". "Drew Theological Seminary, ... See More  

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173858

Baseball in England...

Item #173858

September 05, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1874  Full ftpg. Nast 'Precious Jewel of Thy Home Return'. Fullpg: 'Sketches At Long Branch'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Game Of Polo' is dramatic. Fullpg: 'Bullfight At Madrid'. Fullpg: "Baseball in England -- The Match on Lord's Cricket Grounds Between the Red Stockings and The Athletics".

Comp... See More  

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646426

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #646426

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891  An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned; "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay". A portion of t... See More  

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175426

Baseball...

Item #175426

August 31, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1889 Full ftpg: 'Newport Clubhouse of the New York Yacht Club'. Fullpg. shows: 'Apostles Islands, Lake Superior'. Terrific dblpgctrfld: 'A Collegiate Game of Baseball' shows a game in progress plus the bleachers as well. A very displayable print!

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663848

Nile Kinnick killed... Iowa Hawkeyes...

Item #663848

June 05, 1943

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 5, 1943



* Nile Kinnick killed in WWII action

* Iowa Hawkeyes Heisman trophy winner

* NCAA college football halfback




The top of the front page of the sport's section has a five column heading: "Navy Announces All-American Nile Kinnick Killed in Action" with small photo of Kinnick.

Complete with all 18 pages, light toning at the margins, small lib... See More  

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175986

Hockey... Chicago Stock Exchange...

Item #175986

January 12, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1895 Full ftpg: 'On the Signal Bridge of a Man-Of-War'. Full pg. of text with 6 illus. of 'Hockey in Canada', being early hockey prints. One-third pg: 'View of Apia, Capital of Samoa'. Fullpg. with 3 photos of: 'Surface Mining for iron on the Missabe Range in Minnesota' & fullpg: 'The Red Cross Hospital, Tokyo, Japan&#... See More  

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646419

Lipman Pike is on baseball's black list...

Item #646419

October 01, 1881

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 1, 1881 



* Lip Pike  -1st Jewish player



Although baseball reports are rather common in this and other newspapers, this issue is of some significance as it contains on page 2 a report headed: "A Base-Ball Black List" which gives some details of a meeting of the: "...National League of professional base-ball clubs...has been considering the plan of... See More  

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679399

Notre Dame-Army 1929 Football Game... Jack Elder...

Item #679399

December 01, 1929

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, December 1, 1929.

 

* Notre Dame - Army 1929 Football game

* Jack Elder 100-yd Interception TD run

* Yankee Stadium (1st report w/ photos)




The front page of section 2 (sports) has a great banner headline: "NOTRE DAME WINS, 7-0, ON ELDER'S 97 YARD RUN" with subheads, lineups and two related photos. Nice for display.

Complete sections
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676280

Rocky Marciano wins heavyweight boxing title...

Item #676280

September 24, 1952

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Sept. 24, 1952



* Rocky Marciano wins heavyweight boxing title

* Knocks out Jersey Joe Walcott in 13th round

* President Richard Nixon's "Checkers Speech"




The front page has a four column photo with heading: "Walcott Loses Title" (see) The front page of the sport's section has a six column headline: "Rocky KOs Walcott in 13th; Wa... See More  

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174398

African-American soldiers... Cricket match...

Item #174398

November 01, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 1, 1879  The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon showing Blacks & captioned: "The Next Debut - Now Let General M.C. Butler, of South Carolina, Show How Bulldozing Is Done."

Prints inside include a halfpg: "The Avery Institute, Charleston, S.C."; a fullpg: "International Cricket Match at Phila." "The Ute ... See More  

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