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Wealth of prints on the Chicago Exposition...

Item #175858

October 21, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1893  Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - A Note from the Wild East in the Midway Plaisance."

Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "The Recent Tidal Wave Disaster on the Mississippi and Louisiana Coasts" and "On Board the United States Cruiser 'New York'." Two 1/2 pg. illus.pertaining to "The ... See More  

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Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show...

Item #175944

August 18, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 18, 1894. Full front page is nice: 'Sunday Afternoon in Chinatown, Los Angeles--Singing Hymns in the Street'. Full page with 5 photos of: 'The Penna. Institution for the Deaf & Dumb at Mt. Airy'. Great three-quarter pg. illus. with 9 illus. of: 'Social Studies Behind the Scenes at Buffalo Bill's' is a Remington, and includes several India... See More  

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Pleasure grounds in Boston...

Item #176294

December 25, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1897  Full front page illus. of "A Caprice of Time: 1827-1897 - Two Christmases." Two full pgs. of illus. of "Negus Menelek of Abyssinia at Home." Full pg. illus. of "Thesmophoria."

Doublepage centerfold of "Neighborhood Pleasure Grounds in Boston." Full pg. of illus. of "News from the Klondike."

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Gunboats at San Diego, California...

Item #176456

July 15, 1899

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 15, 1899  Full front page illus. of "The Navy." Inside is a pg. of illus. pertaining to "Liquid Air on Tap." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Submarine Automobile 'New Argonaut'." 1/4 pg. with a portrait of "Robert Bonner" and "The Christian Endeavor Convention at Detroit." 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Korea - T... See More  

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Item #647085

September 30, 1977

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 30, 1977

* Muhammad Ali vs. Earnie Shavers

The frontpage of the sports section has the two-line, two-column heading: "Ali Can't Make the 'Acorn' Fall", with subheads: "Shavers Goes Route, Loses the Decision" and "Shavers: 'I Just Kept Calling Him An Imbecile'", with a large photo. The inside has additional related... See More  

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Woman's baseball league... "A League of Their Own"...

Item #647858

August 22, 1948

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS (Parade Magazine), August 22, 1948

* Women's baseball league

* A great article with cover photo

* Inspiration for movie: "A League of Their Own"

The front front cover has "Baseball Star", showing a female professional baseball player. Inside has, "The New Look in Baseball is Offered by All-Girl League," with the subhead, "Beauty... See More  

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Sugar Ray Robinson...

Item #648559

February 15, 1951

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan,  Feb. 15, 1951 

* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta

* Boxing - Boxers - 6th of 6 fights

* St. Valentine's Day Massacre

Page 18 has a nice banner headline: "Robinson Wins Title on TKO in 13th" with subheads and two related photos on the historic fight with Jake Lamotta. This was the sixth and final fight between the two in which Ro... See More  

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Peggy Fleming wins Olympic Gold!

Item #649330

February 24, 1969

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, February 24, 1968

* Peggy Fleming wins Olympic Gold!

The front page has: "Peggy Fleming - Olympic Queen," which tells of the page 11 featured report: "Olympic Victory Worth the Grind, Peggy Declares," with considerable details of her Olympic Gold Medal showing. Included is a related 4 by 6 inch photo. Peggy earned the U.S.'s onl... See More  

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Babe Ruth & Ty Cobb go at it in golf... Roosevelt's Executive Order against descrimination...

Item #658947

June 26, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1941

* President Roosevelt's Executive Order 8802

* Ending discrimination in Department of Defense jobs

Page 12 has two column heading: "President Orders an Even Break For Minorities in Defense Jobs", with the subhead: "He Issues an Order That Defense Contract Holders Not Allow Discrimination Against Negroes or Any Worker", followed by a... See More  

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

Item #661006

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891  An inside page has a 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... See More  

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The late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett... Fists for rent...

Item #672872

February 13, 1916

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13, 1916

* Mentions of the late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett - first black instructor at Harvard - giving boxing lessons for rent

* WWI coverage

This issue has content related to the late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett (the first black instructor at Harvard). The coverage is found on page 14, column 5: "FISTS AS RENT"

WWI coverage is located beginning on t... See More  

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Review & premiere of "The Sandlot", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #670692

April 07, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 7, 1993

* Best "The Sandlot" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* American coming-of-age baseball cult film

A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Sandlot" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood are... See More  

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Baseball team in uniform...

Item #174688

August 05, 1882

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 5, 1882  The front page has 6 prints and a poem: "Farmer Stebbins at Ocean Grove". Nice fullpg: "Rotten Row, Brooklyn Navy Yard" shows six scenes. Another displayable fullpg: "Scenes in Mackinac--The Island Home of 'Anne'" showing 8 scenes. A nearly halfpg. print: "The Metropolitan Base Ball Nine' showing 12 ... See More  

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Portraits of an 1865 baseball team...

Item #216466

November 25, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 25, 1865  Certainly the prime feature of this illustrated newspaper is the very nice three-quarter page print captioned: "Champion Nine of the Atlantic Base-Ball Club of Brooklyn, L.I., 1865" showing named prints of each of the baseball players. There is a brief article on them as well titled: "The Atlantic Base-Ball Club." There are... See More  

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Notre Dame-Army 1929 Football Game...

Item #649205

December 01, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 1, 1929.


* Notre Dame - Army 1929 Football game

* Jack Elder 100-yd Interception TD run

* Yankee Stadium (1st report w/ photos)

This 100+ page Sunday newspaper has one column headings on the front page of the sport's section (inside, near back) that include: "NOTRE DAME DEFEATS ARMY, 7-0, AS ELDER MAKES 96-YARD RUN" "85,00
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Wrigley becomes president of the Chicago Cubs...

Item #656505

October 24, 1934

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 24, 1934 

* Philip K. Wrigley named president

* Chicago Cubs - MLB baseball

* Best title to be has - rare as such

A great sports page headline for a Chicago newspaper: "WRIGLEY TO BE CUB PRESIDENT: WALKER OUT" with a subhead: "Sale Of Stock Eliminates 2d Largest Holder". The report announces the immediate resignation of the-president ... See More  

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1934 "Sneakers Game" NFL title.... NYG...

Item #656507

December 10, 1934

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 10, 1934 

* The famed "Sneakers Game" 

* NFL football title championship

The front page of section 2 (sports) has a great banner headline: "GIANTS WHIP BEARS FOR PRO TITLE, 30-13" with subheads, 2 related photos and lineups. Nice for display. A smaller subhead reads: "Gym Shoes Aid Giants". First report coverage o... See More  

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The new talking machine...

Item #657297

May 16, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 16, 1896 

* Gramophone - phonograph

* Emile Berliner

* Disk Record

The entire front page is taken up with 9 images concerning: "The Gramophone--The New Talking Machine". Inside has a descriptive article on: "The Gramophone" which takes nearly half a page.

Elsewhere in the issue is an article on "The Olympic Games" and a... See More  

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1920 George Gipp 'The Gipper' death....

Item #660783

December 14, 1920

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, December 14, 1920

* George 'The Gipper' Gipp death

* Notre Dame college football star

* Coach Knute Rockne fame

The top of page 9 has a one column heading: "GEORGE GIPP DIES TODAY" with subhead: "Noted All-American Fullback on Notre Dame Football Eleven Passes Away" (see) First report coverage of the death of George Gipp, Not... See More  

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Lou Gehrig's "Luckiest man alive" day...

Item #661351

July 04, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1939 

* Lou Gehrig day at Yankee Stadium (day of)

* Famous 'luckiest man on the face of the earth' speech fame

* Best title to be had ?

Lou Gehrig's famous speech is one of the most notable & heart-warming events in the annals of baseball history. This issue is from that day and has a article on page 18 with a two column heading: "75,00... See More  

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O. J. Simpson's days with Buffalo are over....

Item #661384

November 01, 1977


* O. J. Simpson as a running back

* Buffalo Bills - NFL football

The front page has a nice banner headline: "O.J. Simpson Out for Season" with subhead: "Will Have Surgery on Left Knee" and photo. (see) First report coverage on what would be the end of O. J. Simpson's playing days for the Buffalo Bills. He would be traded to the 49ers ... See More  

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Babe Ruth signs w/ Dodgers in 1938....

Item #661385

June 18, 1938


* Babe Ruth returns

* Brooklyn Dodgers coach

* Major league baseball MLB

The front page has a three column headline: "RUTH MADE DODGERS' COACH" with subheads that include: "Bambino Starts New Job Tomorrow" and more. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section with photo of Ruth. Great to have in this uncomm... See More  

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Brooklyn Dodgers win their first World Series...

Item #663688

October 05, 1955

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 5, 1955

* Brooklyn Dodgers are World Series champions

* Finally beats New York Yankees

* Major league baseball - Bums no more

* Johnny Podres - 1st World Series MVP

The top of the front page has a four column headline: "DODGERS CLINCH SERIES TITLE" with subhead, related photo and box scores. (see) Much much in the sport's section.

Compl... See More  

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Black Sox baseball scandal breaks...

Item #664026

July 20, 1921

NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1921 

* Chicago White (Black) Sox scandal 

* Baseball World Series fix trial begins

The front page has reporting concerning the infamous "Black Sox" baseball scandal, with a one column heading at the top: "BURNS TELLS STORY OF PLOT TO THROW 1919 WORLD SERIES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy a\rticle continues on page 3.

Complete in 32 pag... See More  

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1867... baseball match between two "colored" clubs...

Item #664800

October 04, 1867

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 4, 1867  Inside under "THE NATIONAL GAME" is a report with subhead: "...Excelsior (Colored) v. Unique (Colored)".

Within the lengthy report is: "...The game alluded to was none other than a match game for the 'colored championship' of the United States...arrived in this city...received by a delegation of gentleman of the colored pers
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Olympics begin... Jesse Owens favored...

Item #669963

August 02, 1936


* 1936 Summer Olympics open

* Adolph Hitler & the Nazi Party

* Jesse Owens about to make history

* Berlin, Germany

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Hitler Opens 11th Olympic Games Before Vast Throng" with subheads. (see)

The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "OLYMPICS OPEN" w... 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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Early Winslow Homer: Skating in Boston... The Sickles tragedy...

Item #172240

March 12, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1859 Ftpg. shows: 'The Last Hours of Congress, March, 1858'. Halfpg: 'Homicide of P. Barton Key by Hon. Daniel Sickles at Washington'. Nice fullpg. Homer: 'Skating At Boston'. Additional illustrations, articles and advertisements are within.

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Many prints on the battle of Bull Run...

Item #172492

August 10, 1861

 HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 10, 1861  The front page includes a print of "Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton". Inside has a full page: "Retreat of Our Troops from Bull Run, by Moonlight, Colonel Blenker's Brigade Covering" and a very dramatic full page: "Charge of the Black Horse Cavalry Upon the Fire Zouaves at the Battle of Bull Run"; a full page map: &... See More  

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Chicago Stock Exchange... Ice yachting...

Item #174742

February 10, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 10, 1883  Front page print: "Unser Fritz--Crown Prince of Prussia and Prince Imperial of the German Empire". Nice halfpg. has an inside view of: "Chicago Stock Exchange". Nice fullpg: "Westward Bound--Scenes on an Immigrant Train". 3/4 pg: "Ice-Yachting on the Hudson". Fullpg. of a funeral at St. Patrick's Cat... See More  

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Baseball & tennis...

Item #174812

October 13, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 13, 1883  The full front pages is a political cartoon: "Croton Water Frauds - A Leaky Department - Robbing Peter (the taxpayer) to pay Paul (the tax gatherer)".

Inside are half page illustrations entitled 'Procession of the Veiled Prophet, St. Louis, Missouri.'; 'Bridging Niagara Again'; "The Great Trot at Fleetwood Betwee... See More  

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"Our Army and Navy in the Philippines"... Golf centerfold...

Item #176370

September 17, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1898  Full front page illus. of "Our Army and Navy in the Philippines" showing Admiral Dewey & General Merritt on the flagship 'Olympia'.

Inside has two full pages of illus. of "Scenes at Camp Wikoff." Full pg. illus. of "On a Homeward-Bound Transport from Cuba."

Doublepage centerfold of "I've Pl... See More  

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Joe Dimaggio's 1st MVP award....

Item #625885

October 25, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1939 

* Joe DiMaggio wins his 1st MVP award 

* New York Yankees - Yankee Clipper 

* MLB baseball - Best title to have in ?

The sport's section (page 31) has a six column headline: "DiMaggio Voted Most Valuable Player in American League" with subheads that include: "YANKS' OUTFIELDER WINS ON 280 POINTS" "Foxx Ne... See More  

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Babe Ruth sets all-time home run record in 1921...

Item #648024

July 19, 1921

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1921 

* Babe Ruth breaks all time home run record 

* His first major record - Early in his career too 

* Best title to be had ?

The sport's section (page 11) has a one column heading: "SPEEDING YANKEES RUN DOWN A TIGER" with subhead: "Ruth, at Wheel, Drives Thirty-Six Homer...." with box scores. Though not menti... See More  

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Baseball prints... Canada... Shohola Glen...

Item #664251

May 23, 1885

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 23, 1885  The front page includes a print of: "Canada - Fighting in the Northwest - A Shell from the Winnipeg Battery Striking a House Occupied by Half-Breeds During Gen. Middleton's Attack Upon Batouche". Pg. 3 has a very nice full page montage of  7 vignettes of: "New York City--The Baseball Season--Sketches at the Po... See More  

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Pirates win the World Series... Nixon-Kennedy debates...

Item #664823

October 14, 1960

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 14, 1960 

* Pittsburgh Pirates win World Series

* Bill Mazeroski famous home run

* Nixon-Kennedy debates on TV

The bottom of the front page has a very famous photo of Bill Mazeroski rounding third in his series-winning home run against the Yankees to win the 1960 baseball World Series. The top of the front page has column heads: "Pirates Win, 10-9, On Homer I... See More  

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Very first NBA All-Star game...

Item #648361

March 03, 1951

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, March 3, 1951 

* Very 1st NBA All-Star game 

* National Basketball Association

The sport's section  has a very small yet notable report headed: "Eastern All-Stars In 111-94 Triumph Over West Rivals". While only brief, this was the very first NBA All-Star game, and great to have in a newspaper from the city where basketball ... See More  

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How the Fords conspired to kill Jesse James...

Item #633004

August 07, 1883


* Ford Brothers - Charlie

* Jesse James assassination

* John L. Sullivan boxing

The front page has over a full column taken up with considerable round-by-round details of the boxing match between John L. Sullivan and Herbert "Maori" Slade for the heavyweight championship. But the great article is on page 4, headed: "Charlie Ford a... See More  

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Sandy Koufax announces his retirement...

Item #638629

November 19, 1966

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 19, 1966  Near the bottom of the front page is a two column head: "Koufax, Dodger Pitching Star, Retires Because of Ailing Arm" with subhead and photo.

Much more in the sport's section (page 39) with banner headline, a few photos and stats.

Koufax is also remembered as one of the outstanding Jewish athletes in American sports. His decision not to pitch Gam... See More  

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Dodgers win the World Series...

Item #639659

October 08, 1959

TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN, Arizona, Oct. 8, 1959

* Los Angeles Dodgers

* World Series champions

Just the 2nd season of the Dodgers in Los Angeles, after moving from Brooklyn, they won the World Series. The nice headline on the front page reads: "DODGERS SPANK SOX, 9-3, WRAP UP WORLD SERIES" with subhead. (see) Inning by inning description continues on page 2 with box scores.

Complete ... See More  

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Washington and Cornwallis in Virginia...

Item #657751
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, July, 1781  The "Historical Chronicle" begins with: "Plan for Putting an End to the American War & for Laying the Foundation of a Permanent Peace with the Thirteen Colonies". Another report has some good talk on military affairs in America including: "...Lord Cornwallis has entered Virginia; that a reinforcement has entered Chesape... See More  

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Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig in the same 1931 headline...

Item #670156

September 28, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1931 

* Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig in the same headline 

* New York Yankees - MLB Major League Baseball

The sport's section (page 22) has a banner headline across the top reading: "Gehrig's 46th Ties Ruth as Yanks Win; Robins Beat Giants in Season's Final" with subheads that include: "Yankees Win Final; Gehrig Ties Ruth... See More  

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President Garfield near death... Tennis on Staten Island...

Item #174598

September 24, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1881  The front page is taken up with a print captioned: "At The Window--A Brief Respite in a Weary Struggle" showing President Garfield recovering from being shot (he would die very soon).

The prime print would be the full page print: " A Game Of Lawn Tennis, Staten Island Club Grounds" which shows two men playing tennis.
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Tennis... Rifle match at Creedmoor...

Item #174700

September 16, 1882

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 16, 1882  Full ftpg: 'The International Rifle match at Creedmoor'. Fullpg: 'English & American teams in the International Rifle Match'. 1/2 pg: 'The mining exhibition at Denver, Co.'. Fullpg: 'Opening of the Oyster season'. Fullpg: 'Lawn Tennis tournament at Newport'. Fullpg: 'President Arthur's visit... See More  

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Nice football print...

Item #174826

December 01, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 1, 1883  Full ftpg. shows: "Washington Leaving New York, December 4, 1783", being quite displayable. Nice fullpg: "Washington Taking Leave of His Officers, December 4, 1783". Another full page print: "No Thanksgiving Dinner for the Johnsing Family" shows a Black family by A.B. Frost. Nice fullpg. football print: "Foot-... See More  

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Several western-themed prints... Richmond's cigarette factories...

Item #175152

January 15, 1887

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 15, 1887  Front full pg. illus. pertaining to the poem "Crotalus", along with the entire text of the poem. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Old Bone Man of the Plains." Full pg. illus. of "Pima Indians Convoying a Silver Train in Mexico."

Doublepage centerfold of "Promenade Concert on New Year's Eve at the Produ... See More  

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Early ski-jumping...

Item #175690

March 12, 1892

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1892  Full front page: 'Columbian Exposition, Chicago--the Statue of the 'Republic' in the Grand Basin'. Full page: 'State & Washington Streets, Boston'. Full page: 'Columbian Exposition--Placing Decorations on the Horticultural Bldg.'.

Four pages & many illus. on: 'New Gateways to the Metropolis' shows ... See More  

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President Cleveland's inauguration...

Item #175794

March 11, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1893 Full ftpg. shows the entrance to the Horticultural Bldg. of the Columbian Exposition. Fullpg. of the 'Esquimaux Village' at the Expo. Fullpg: 'Comparative Architecture in New York'.

Nice doublepage centerfold: 'The Inauguration Ceremonies--Pres. Cleveland & Ex-President Harrison Returning from the Capitol' in a carriage. Ar... See More  

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Cairo and the pyramids...

Item #175828

July 08, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1893  Full ftpg. shows the 'Indian Building, Columbian Exposition'. Nice halfpg. photo of the new: 'Great Ferris Wheel' at the Col. Expo. F Wing. with 4 photos of: 'A Day with the 7th Reg. in Camp at Peekskill'. Fullpg. with 6 scenes of: 'Cairo as a Show Place' including the Pyramids. Fullpg: 'Harvard Class Day'. T... See More  

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The skyscrapers of New York City...

Item #175942

August 11, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 11, 1894  Ftpg: 'Arms & Away, Boats!' shows sailors leaving their ships for a landing drill. One-third pg. Remington: 'A Detachment of the 15th Infantry' and a fullpg. Remington: 'Watering the Texas Horses of the 3rd Cavalry in Lake Michigan'.

Doublepage centerfold: 'The Age of Sky-Scrapers--Tall Buildings in the Business Di... See More  

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