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672896

Mike Tyson becomes youngest heavyweight boxing champ...

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November 23, 1986

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 23, 1986



* Mike Tyson vs. Trevor Berbick

* Heavyweight boxing title fight

* "Judgement Day" knockout




The front page of the sport's section has a two column heading: "Tyson Knocks Out Berbick in Second to Earn WBC Title" with related photo. First report coverage continues on page 15 of this section with another related photo. (see) This was w... See More  

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661384

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

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November 01, 1977

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 1, 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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675698

Michael Jordan becoming a superstar w/ photo...

Item #675698

May 02, 1988

USA TODAY, Thursday, May 2, 1988



* Michael Jordan makes NBA history

* Chicago Bulls NBA basketball - playoffs

* 1st player to score 50+ points in consecutive games




Near the bottom of the front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "Jordan's 55 lifts Bulls to 2-0 lead" with photo of Jordan. (see)

Complete with all sections (38 pages), very nice condition.

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672101

The science behind a curve-ball in baseball...

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September 15, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Sept. 15, 1883  The title is a bit of a misnomer as this was actually a separate, stand-alone publication, not a supplement to the regular title.

Inside has a fascinating article headed: "Base Ball Science" which begins: "We are in receipt of several communications relative to the question o whether a projectile can be thrown so as to ... See More  

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664800

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

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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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174688

Baseball team in uniform...

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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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216466

Portraits of an 1865 baseball team...

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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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625885

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

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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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174812

Baseball & tennis...

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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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664251

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

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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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648024

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

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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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172492

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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174742

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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172240

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.

Complete in sixteen pages.... See More  

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657751

Washington and Cornwallis in Virginia...

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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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648361

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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670156

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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174598

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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175152

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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176212

McKinley's inauguration...

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March 13, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1897  Full ftpg. illus. shows: 'The Inauguration of President McKinley', taking the oath in front of the Capitol. Nice fullpg. shows: 'Pres. McKinley & His Cabinet' & on 'The Inaugural Procession' plus 2 more fullpg. prints on the inauguration, & the centerfold as well. Very nice fullpg: 'The Evolution of the Nat... See More  

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659034

Debut of the NBA... 1st ever pro basketball game in Chicago...

Item #659034

November 03, 1946

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, November 3, 1946 



* 2nd ever NBA basketball game

* Chicago Stags 1st game

* Historic report




Page 4of section 2 has a somewhat discrete report with a one column heading: "Stags Win 1st Start in New Basket League" (see) This was actually the 2nd ever NBA game played (night before) and the very 1st in Chicago. Terrific to have this in a Chicago publicati... See More  

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175942

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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678286

Death of Billy Sunday...

Item #678286

November 07, 1935

THE OMAHA BEE - NEWS, Nov. 7, 1935



* Billy Sunday death (1st report)

* Baseball player & evangelist




The front page has a seven column headline: "BILLY SUNDAY, EVANGELIST, IS DEAD", with dramatic image, very displayable, titled: "TYPICAL BILLY SUNDAY POSE". Additional headlines: "Illness Proves Fatal To Revivalist Who Deserted Baseball",  "Complai... See More  

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177051

Baseball in cartoons...

Item #177051

July 28, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1900  Full page cartoon illustrations of baseball scenes. The Philippines - Our Approach to Asia; Scenes in Tientsin and Tong-Ku; The War in Siberia; and other news of the day. "Our Ambassadors Abroad" has mention of Professor Andrew Dickson White, co-founder of Cornell University.  See photos for full details.

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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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173732

Cornell University... The Yosemite Valley...

Item #173732

June 21, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 21, 1873  Great full front page: 'The Yosemite Valley, Calif., Showing the Great Grizzly Bear Fall' is displayable; Doublepage centerfold: ' Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.'; Full page: 'Picture from the Lava Beds' shows 5 Modoc Indian scenes from during the Modoc War, with text; Nearly a full page illustration "... See More  

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177459

front page Mark Twain photo....

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August 24, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 24, 1907  There is a front page photo, "In His Hours of Ease." There is an article and photos of "A Nero of To-Day" by W. G. Fitz-Gerald. Photos of "Three of Saint-Gaudens' Best Sculptures" is included in this issue as well as, a double page illustration of "The Eavesdropper" by James Montgomery F... See More  

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661066

Dorothy Hamill wins Olympic gold...

Item #661066

February 14, 1976

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 14, 1976



* Dorothy Hamill wins Olympic gold medal

* Figure Skating - Ice Capades fame




The front page has a two column photo of Dorothy Hamill in action with caption: "Triumph At Innsbruck"



Page 13 has a six column headline: "Miss Hamill Skates to Gold Medal in Olympics". This is 1st report coverage on Dorothy Hamill winning the ... See More  

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674242

Nolan Ryan becomes all-time strikeouts king....

Item #674242

April 28, 1983

USA TODAY, April 28, 1983



* MLB baseball pitcher Nolan Ryan

* Becomes all-time strikeouts leader

* Houston Astros - Walter Johnston




The front page of the sport's section has a five column headline: "Ryan all-time strikeout king" with a small photo of Ryan within a top 10 chart. (see) First report coverage continues on page 7 with related photo and box scores. Ryan was playin... See More  

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649331

A two-issue set...

Peggy Fleming clinches path to Olympic Gold!

Item #649331

February 08, 1969

THE PARSONS SUN, Parsons, Kansas, February 8 & 9, 1968 (two issue set)



* Peggy Fleming clinches path to Olympic Gold!



The first issue has, in the Sports Section: "U.S. Ice Queen Has Wide Lead," with supporting text which tells of her having clinched a path to Olympic Gold victory. The issue of the day after also has the related article: "Peggy Is In Class By Herself."... See More  

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672326

Donn Clendenon's and Charlie Williams' obituaries...

Item #672326

September 18, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 18, 2005



* Charlie Williams's and Donn Clendenon's obituaries

* MLB and Black Americana interest




Page B14 has: "Donn Clendenon, 70; Mets' 1969 World Series MVP" (for the "Miracle Mets), which tells of his recent death. A photo is included.



Directly above Clendenon's obituary is the death report of Charlie Williams which has the ... See More  

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176468

The Los Angeles oil fields... Climbing the Cascade Mountains...

Item #176468

August 26, 1899

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  August 26, 1899  Full front page illus. of "Captain Alfred Dreyfus." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The Dreyfus Trial - Prominent Figures at the Hearings." Full pg. of illus. of "Smitten Puerto Rico - Havoc Wrought by Cyclone and Flood in Our New Possession." Four portraits of "Commanding Officers of Volunteer Regimen... See More  

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636828

A golf-themed print on the front page...

Item #636828

July 31, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897 



* William Thomas Smedley

* Golfing illustrations




The full front page is an illus: "I Felt Her Seize My Hand and Shake It." which shows a woman greeting a man with a golf club, with caddies & others in the background. This print accompanies a story inside titled: "Colonel Bogie, A Golf Story" where also is found a pr... See More  

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174700

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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648980

Sugar Ray Robinson rematch title fight....

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September 13, 1951

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 13, 1951



* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randolph Turpin

* Famous middleweight rematch title fight



The front page has a two column heading: "Ray Robinson Stops Randy Turpin in 10th To Regain Ring Title" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section.

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

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177852

The town that inspired Tom Sawyer...

"Christy" Mattewson, "Nap" Rucker, "Marty" O'Toole, and Walter Johnson...

Item #177852

August 09, 1913

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1913  The inside has "Columbia Inspires Sculpture Anew," by John Walker Harrington, which contains 2 pages of vignettes including: "The Young Girl at the Pool," by Frances Grimes, "Night" and "Day," by Michelangelo, "Toil," by Victor Salvatore, and "The Tiger," by A. Phimster Proctor. Also inc... See More  

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176252

A golf-themed print on the front page...

Item #176252

July 31, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897  The full front page is an illus: "I Felt Her Seize My Hand and Shake It." which shows a woman greeting a man with a golf club, with caddies & others in the background. This print accompanies a story inside titled: "Colonel Bogie, A Golf Story" where also is found a print of a woman about to hit a golf ball off a tee, with m... See More  

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664649

Great color cover of a baseball player...

Item #664649

April 02, 1914

LESLIE"S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 2, 1914  See the photo for the terrific, color cover on this issue, featuring a baseball player at bat. A terrific item for display. Such color covers rarely survived, hence quite scarce.

Very nice condition, although with a rather discrete inked stamp near the top just under the wing of the eagle--almost unnoticeable. Complete with all 20 pages.... See More  

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177220

Remembering Abraham Lincoln....

Item #177220

February 13, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1909  The color cover of Abraham Lincoln (by Stanton Palmer) is not included.  However, all other Lincoln related coverage (prints and text), as shown in the images, are present - including the standard cover with which includes Abraham Lincoln.

This issue has photos and an article of "Lincoln's Last Hours" and an illustration of... See More  

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175828

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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175954

Two Remington soldier prints...

Item #175954

September 22, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 22, 1894 Full ftpg. is a dramatic cavalry charge showing one soldier: 'Down!'. Fullpg. view of : 'The New Public Library, Boston' & 'Midsummer Jinks of the Bohemian Club of San Francisco in the Redwoods'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'U.S. Senate in Session'. Two Remington soldier prints.

Complete issue.... See More  

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176292

Santa Claus on the cover... F. S. Church Christmas centerfold...

Item #176292

December 18, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 18, 1897  The full front page is a nice print: "Santa Claus's Return Home." by the famed artist W. A. Rogers, showing a full-figure Santa Claus with various elves.

Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Christmas Hymn."; a full pg:"Christmas Carnival on the Ice, Amsterdam."; a full page color print: "I've Kept My E... See More  

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175690

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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175794

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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177504

"Citizen" Roosevelt...

Item #177504

June 25, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1910  Full front page photo: Citizen Roosevelt Welcomes America. Shows Teddy Roosevelt riding in a barouche through New York, waving his hat re. his return from traveling the world. Mark Twain, E.W.Kemble, and J.M. Flagg prints are present as well.  This issue also contains firefighting content and NY skyline content. 

Other photos,... See More  

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176336

Black soldiers in the Spanish-American War...

Item #176336

May 21, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1898  Nice full ftpg: 'Out For A Fight--Adm. Sampson on the Bridge of the 'New York' ' is displayable. Fullpg. with 8 photos of: 'Scenes in the Capital of Porto Rico' & fullpg. with 5 photos of: 'U.S. Regulars at Port Tampa, Florida'. 'News from the Klondike' includes 7 photos. Doublepage centerfold: '9th U... See More  

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677056

1961 Philadelphia Phillies' "longest" MLB losing streak ends....

Item #677056

August 21, 1961

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1961



* Philadelphia Phillies 23-game losing streak ends

* Still the longest MLB losing streak since 1900




This 46 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 27: "Phils Defeat Braves After Dropping 23d in Row" with subhead: "Streak Ends One Game Short of Cleveland's 1899 Mark" with box scores.



This is 1st report cover... See More  

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664679

First game in DiMaggio's remarkable 56 game hitting streak...

Item #664679

May 16, 1941

NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1941 



* Joe DiMaggio - New York Yankees baseball

* All time MLB game hitting streak record begins




The sports page has a logically inconspicuous report, under the heading: "Yankees Bow to White Sox For Fifth Straight Setback...", noting: "...In sharp contrast to the White Sox batters, the New Yorkers kicked away every chance they had except one, wh... See More  

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177283

Christmas issue... Mark Twain story...

Item #177283

December 10, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 10, 1904  Full page Paintings, "Here is all I have to give thee--It is the King's Jewel"; "I know thy heart, that thou dost love me well"; "....Not for myself do I seek this vengeance" all by H. Pyle; "The Evening of Christmas"; The $30,000 Bequest by Mark Twain; "The Story of Bethlehem"; The Reve
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654163

Babe Ruth signs for a $70,000 annual salary...

Item #654163

March 03, 1927

BANGOR DAILY COMMERCIAL, Bangor, Maine, March 3, 1927 



* Babe Ruth sets new high-water mark for baseball players

* $210,000+ contract signed with the New York Yankees

* Receives 2nd highest annual income for a athlete




The bottom of the front page has: "RUTH'S ANNUAL INCOME EXCEEDS ALL ATHLETE'S PROFITS, EXCEPT TUNNEY'S," with details describing his 3-year contrac... See More  

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