Women in the News

Shop original newspapers featuring both famous and infamous women in print, along with other noteworthy news involving women and items of female interest, arranged in chronological order - most recent first.

Women in the News

Shop original newspapers featuring both famous and infamous women in print, along with other noteworthy news involving women and items of female interest, arranged in chronological order - most recent first.
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641207

Al Jolson marries Ruby Keeler... 1928...

Item #641207

September 22, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 22, 1928



* Al Jolson & Ruby Keeler

* Actress - actor - singer




Near the bottom of the front page has two column heading: "Jolson Secretly Weds Ruby Keeler, Actress" First report coverage on wedding of Al Jolson and Ruby Keeler.

The back page has a large advertisement for Vitaphone by Warner Bros. The ad shows different facial expressions of Al Jo... See More  

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647777

Amelia Earhart's

Item #647777

September 09, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, September 9, 1928



* Amelia Earhart - Woman aviator

* "20 Hrs., 40 Min." book published

* 1st Woman to cross Atlantic by airplane




The top of page 3 of this section has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART FINDS SEA FLIGHT STIRRING" with subheads and "Facsimile Of Miss Earhart's Log" (see)

Other topics throughout. Complete... See More  

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661615

1928 Pola Negri... Polish actress....

Item #661615

September 09, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1928



* Polish actress Pola Negri



The front page has one column headings: "POLA NEGRI HURT; DEATH WAS FEARED" "Actress Injured When Thrown From Horse in Paris--Danger Passes in 36 Hours" "In Coma Most Of The Night" and more. Report continues inside with photo of Negri. (see)

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

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654189

1928 Pola Negri... Polish actress....

Item #654189

September 08, 1928

THE DAY, New London, Conn., September 8, 1928



* Polish actress Pola Negri



The front page has a one column heading: "Pola Negri Is in Paris Hospital, Thrown by Horse" with photo of Negri. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.





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

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640661

Mary Garrett Hay death... suffragist...

Item #640661

August 31, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1928



* Mary Garrett Hay death (1st report)

* Temperance worker & suffragist leader




The top of page has a one column heading: "MARY GARRETT HAY DIES SUDDENLY" with subheads and photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a ... See More  

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654584

Ellen Terry death.... Shakespearean actress...

Item #654584

July 21, 1928

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 21, 1928



* Ellen Terry death (1st report)

* English Shakespearean actress




The front page has a one column heading: "Ellen Terry Dies Famous Actress Quit Stage in '21" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, minor margin wear, generally in very nice con... See More  

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619071

Helen Wills wins 2nd Wimbeldon....

Item #619071

July 07, 1928

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, July 7, 1928



* Helen Wills (Moody) wins 2nd silver salver

* The Championships, Wimbledon


* Nice headline for display



The front page has a nice banner headline: "HELEN WILLS RETAINS WOMEN'S SINGLES TITLE" with subheads. (see) She is known as the first American born Woman to achieve international celebrity as an athlete.

Other news, sports an... See More  

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654970

Amelia is the first woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #654970

June 26, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history
* Flight across the Atlantic Ocean

* Airplane "Friendship"


Page 26 has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART HAILS AMERICAN AIR PLANS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being the guest of honor in England just after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean.

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652311

Amelia is the first woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #652311

June 26, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history
* Flight across the Atlantic Ocean

* Airplane "Friendship"


Page 26 has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART HAILS AMERICAN AIR PLANS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being the guest of honor in England just after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean.

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652647

Amelia is the first woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #652647

June 25, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history
* Flight across the Atlantic Ocean

* Airplane "Friendship"


Page 23 has one column headings: " MISS EARHART SLIPS FROM HOST TO FLY" "Eager for the Air, She Takes Off at Croydon, Handling Controls Herself" and more. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being the guest of hono... See More  

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663940

Amelia is the first woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #663940

June 23, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history
* Flight across the Atlantic Ocean

* Airplane "Friendship"


Page 3 has one column headings: "MISS EARHART GOES TO TOYNBEE HALL" "Cheers Great Her at Noted Settlement House in Slums of London" and more. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being the guest of honor in England ... See More  

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663774

Amelia is the first woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #663774

June 22, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history
* Flight across the Atlantic Ocean

* Airplane "Friendship"


The front page has one column headings: "MISS EARHART SEES ALDERSHOT 'TATTOO'" "Motors From London for the Army's Great Annual Night Spectacle" and more. (see) More related articles on page 3.

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619303

Amelia is the first woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #619303

June 21, 1928

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, June 21, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history
* Flight across the Atlantic Ocean

* Airplane "Friendship"


The front page has one column headings: "AMELIA BUYS $1000 WORTH OF NEW CLOTHES" "But the Girl Flier's Needs Are Not Yet Met" and more. (see)

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

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618981

Amelia is the first woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #618981

June 21, 1928

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 21, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history
* Flight across the Atlantic Ocean

* Airplane "Friendship"


The front page has one column headings: "'CRANKS MENACE GIRL FLIER'S LIFE; LONDON ALARMED" "Scotland Yard Will Have Special Agent Guard Miss Earhart; One European Proposes Marriage" and... See More  

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655806

Amelia is the first woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #655806

June 21, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history
* Flight across the Atlantic Ocean

* Airplane "Friendship"


The top of the front page has a four column headline: "FRIENDSHIP CREW TO FLY TO HOLLAND" with many subheads. Lengthy text continues inside, too much to photograph all. Always nice to have notable events in history report... See More  

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618993

Amelia is the first woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #618993

June 20, 1928

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 20, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history
* Flight across the Atlantic Ocean

* Airplane "Friendship"


The front page has one column headings: "U.S. GIRL FLIES INTO HEARTS OF STOLID BRITAIN" "Excited Throngs Cheer in Thunderous Acclaim of Modest Aviatrix" and more. (see)

Also a two column headi... See More  

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619142

Amelia is the first woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #619142

June 20, 1928

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 20, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history
* Flight across the Atlantic Ocean

* Airplane "Friendship"


The front page has a two column heading: "AMELIA PLANS TO SAIL WITHIN A WEEK FOR UNITED STATES" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a little margin w... See More  

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618989

Amelia is the first woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #618989

June 20, 1928

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 20, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history
* Flight across the Atlantic Ocean

* Airplane "Friendship"


The front page has a two column heading: "MISS EARHART, LIKE LINDBERGH, WEARS BORROWED CLOTHES AS SHE RECEIVES ADMIRERS AT LONDON" with subhead. (see)

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

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619327

Amelia Earhart conquers Atlantic in 1928....

Item #619327

June 19, 1928

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Masachusetts, June 19, 1928

 
* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history
* Flies across the Atlantic Ocean


The front page has a nice three column headline: "COMPLETED THEIR AIR VOYAGE TODAY TO SOUTHHAMPTON" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart's famous Atlantic Ocean flight.

Other news, sports and advertisements of
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618821

First Woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #618821

June 13, 1928

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, June 13, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart
* About to make history in airplane "Friendship"

* Early aviation era original




Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The front page has one column headings: "ATLANTIC RACE AGAIN PUT OFF BY TWO ... See More  

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626418

First Woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #626418

June 13, 1928

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, June 13, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart
* About to make history in airplane "Friendship"

* Early aviation era original




Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The front page has one column headings: "MABEL BOLL FLIES TO HARBOR GRACE&qu... See More  

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641210

First Woman to fly the Atlantic... Amelia Earhart...

Item #641210

June 08, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart
* About to make history

* Airplane "Friendship"




Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "FRIENDSHIP FAILS THRICE TO TAKE OFF" with subheads. (see) Weather would ... See More  

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619333

First Woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #619333

June 08, 1928

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, June 8, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart
* About to make history

* Airplane "Friendship"




Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The front page has a nice three column headline: "FAILURE TO START SAVED THE LIVES OF FRIENDSHIP CREW&qu... See More  

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621777

First Woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #621777

June 07, 1928

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, June 7, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart
* About to make history

* Airplane "Friendship"




Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The front page has a four column headline: "Friendship Fails in 3 Take-offs..." with subhead. (see) Wea... See More  

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667318

Amelia Earhart... First Woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #667318

June 06, 1928

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 6, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart
* About to make history

* Airplane "Friendship" - 1st stage flight




Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The front page has a one column heading: "FRIENDSHIP IS ALL SET TO CROSS ATLANTIC&... See More  

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652345

First Woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #652345

June 06, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart
* About to make history

* Airplane "Friendship"




Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The front page has a three column headline: "EARHART PLANE TUNED FOR FLIGHT TODAY" with subheads. (see) Weather would... See More  

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671098

Amelia Earhart attempts to become the first woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #671098

June 06, 1928

THE WORLD, New York, June 6, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart
* About to make history

* Airplane "Friendship" - 1st stage flight




The ftpg. begins with a two column head: "Miss Earhart Plans Atlantic Hop To-Day If the Wind Changes" with several subheads including: "Attempt May Be Made For A Distance Record". Also a photo of: "Wilmer Stultz&quo... See More  

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655667

First Woman to fly the Atlantic in 1928...

Item #655667

June 05, 1928

FITCHBURG DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass. June 5, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart
* About to make history

* Airplane "Friendship"




Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The front page has a one column heading: "WEATHER HOLDS UP FRIENDSHIP" with subheads. (see) Weather wou... See More  

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620809

Mary, Lady Heath's famous flight....

Item #620809

May 18, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1928



* Mary, Lady Heath

* Woman Irish pilot

* Record airplane flight




Page 2 has one column headings: "LADY HEATH HOME; FLEW 10,000 MILES" "Wore Afternoon Frock and Kept Nose Powdered in Flight From Cape Town" (see) 1st report coverage on Mary, Lady Heath, becoming the 1st pilot to fly a open-cockpit aircraft from Cape Town to London.

Other n... See More  

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568808

George H. Wilkins Trans Artic flight...

Item #568808

April 21, 1928

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, April 21, 1928 



* George H. Wilkins North Pole flight 



This 22 page newspaper has banner headline on the front page: "Wilkins Flies Over Pole on Alaska to Spitzbergen Hop" with subheads. (see)



Tells of George Hubert Wilkins' flight over the North Pole.



Other news of the day. Light browning with little margin wear, otherwise good.



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670381

1928 Comedian Actress Nora Bayes death...

Item #670381

March 20, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1928



* Nora Bayes death w/ photo

* American singer & comedian actress




The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "NORA BAYES DIES AFTER OPERATION" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Nora Bayes, American singer, comedian and actress.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light t... See More  

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557638
Item #557638

February 25, 1928

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, February 25, 1928



* The town of Jenny Lind, Arkansas

* Coal mine explosion disaster




This 22 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "ARKANSAS MINE BLAST IS FATAL TO 13 WORKERS"; "Efforts Hampered For Hours By Fumes"; "2,000 Relatives Surround Entrance to Pits; Cause of Explosion Unknown"... See More  

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648246

Grace Moore makes opera debut...

Item #648246

February 08, 1928

THE WORLD, New York City, February 8, 1928



* Actress Grace Moore

* Makes operatic debut




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Grace Moore's Debut In Opera Is a Triumph" with subhead and photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small address label in the masthead, otherwise nice.



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216050

Ruth Snyder & Judd Gray Executed...

Item #216050

January 13, 1928

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, January 13, 1928.



* Ruth Snyder & Judd Gray Executed

* New York, 1928




This 24 page newspaper has a three line, two column headline on the front page: "MRS. SNYDER, GRAY, PENITENT, WALK UNFALTERING TO CHAIR; FORGIVE ME, WOMAN MURMURS" with subheads that include: "Gray's Lips Move in Prayers, Entering Death Chamber With Firm Step&q
... See More  

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577312

Charlie Chaplin's "The Circus" movie...

Item #577312

January 08, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1928



* "The Circus" silent movie ad... Charlie Chaplin



This 100+ page Sunday issue has a 4 x 4 inch advertisement for the movie "The Circus" starring Charlie Chaplin. This movie has been the main focus in the recent mystery involving a woman who appears to be talking on a cell phone dubbed: "Time Traveler" The release date of this ... See More  

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643529

Stanford Cardinals Rose Bowl victory...

Item #643529

January 03, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1928



* Rose Bowl: Stanford Cardinals vs. Pitt Panthers

* Emily Stevens death - stage & screen actress




The sport' section (page 20) has a banner headline: "Stanford Beats Pittsburgh, 7-6, on Wilton's Goal After Trailing on His Fumble" with subheads and lineup. (see) First report coverage on the Stanford Cardinals football team winning the... See More  

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670533

Ruth Elder... Transatlantic flight...

Item #670533

October 13, 1927

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., October 13, 1927



* Ruth Elder - Woman aviator & actress

* 1st Transatlantic flight try (Woman)




The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "RUTH ELDER ALIGHTS ON OCEAN AND IS TAKEN SAFELY ABOARD DUTCH TANKER BARENDRECHT" with subheads and related photo. (see)

Fourteen pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. Sho... See More  

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633769

Ruth Elder... Transatlantic flight...

Item #633769

October 12, 1927

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, October 12, 1927



* Ruth Elder - Woman aviator & actress

* 1st Transatlantic flight try (Woman)




The front page has a one column heading: "FLORIDA GIRL FLYER IS SEEN OVER ATLANTIC" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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553110

Ruth Elder... Transatlantic flight try...

Item #553110

October 11, 1927

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, October 11, 1927



* Ruth Elder

* Woman Aviator

* Transatlantic flight try




This 14 page newspaper has a four column headline on the front page: "Ruth Elder Ready to Hop Off New York to Paris Non-Stop; Awaits Last Weather Report" with subheads.



Other news of the day throughout. A few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise good.... See More  

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581253

Victoria Woodhull death... Charles Lindbergh's welcome home...

Item #581253

June 11, 1927

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 11, 1927

 

* Victoria Woodhull death (1st report)

* Woman's suffrage leader



This 24 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "VICTORIA MARTIN, NOTED SUFFRAGIST, DIES IN ENGLAND", "Active in Reform and Social Work--Helped Buy Washington Ancestral Home--Well Known as Author"



Nice to... See More  

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557408

Charlie Chaplin marriage woes...

Item #557408

June 03, 1927

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, from Detroit, Michigan, dated June 3, 1927



* Charlie Chaplin marriage troubles

* Movie star




This 28 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include:



* LITA BRANDED AS 'BAD WIFE' BY FILM STAR

* Chaplin Accuses Her of Friendship For Other Men, Drinking, Neglect of Children




and more. (see)



Other news of the day. Usual browning with lit... See More  

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647815

Little Rock, Arkansas Negro lynching...

Item #647815

May 05, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1927 



* Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas

* African American John Carter lynching




Page 29 has one column headings that include: "LITTLE ROCK MOB LYNCHES A NEGRO" "Drags Body Through Street Behind Auto and Burns It in Colored Quarter" "Youth Alleged to Have Confessed Attack on White Woman and Her Daughter" and more. (see) Firs... See More  

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571485

Little Rock Negro lynching...

Item #571485

May 05, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1927  This 56 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 29 that include: "LITTLE ROCK MOB LYNCHES A NEGRO" "Drags Body Through Street Behind Auto and Burns It in Colored Quarter" "Youth Alleged to Have Confessed Attack on White Woman and Her Daughter" and more. (see)



Tells of the lynching of negro Jonathan Carter in Little Rock... See More  

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669391

Mae West arrested...

Item #669391

April 20, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 20, 1927.



* Actress Mae West arrested & jailed

* Moral obscenity charge in "Sex" play




The top of page 17 has one column heading: "PRINCIPALS IN PLAY 'SEX' GO TO JAIL IN CLEANUP" with subhead and small photo of Mae West. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially o
... See More  

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621963

Estelle Taylor supports Jack Dempsey after loss...

Item #621963

September 30, 1926

THE NEWS, Cleveland, Ohio, September 30, 1926



* Re: Jack Dempsey's defeat at the hands of Gene Tunney

* Estelle Taylor, his actress wife, supports him

* Boxing history



The front page has a one column head: "Estelle Is Still True to Dempsey," with the subhead: "Doesn't Know Difference Between Upper Cut and Lower Cut, But Hopes He'll Stay In The Fight Game." I... See More  

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573878

Rudolph Valentino death...

Item #573878

August 24, 1926

THE COLDWATER DAILY REPORTER, Michigan, August 24, 1926 



* Famous movie actor death 

* Rudolph Valentino 




This 6 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:

"MILLIONS PAY LAST TRIBUTE TO DEAD IDOL" and "Crowds Clamor for Last Look at Valentino Remains, Lying in State".



Other news of the day. Usual browning with some margin wear and tear
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566929

Rudolph Valentino death....

Item #566929

August 24, 1926

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, August 24, 1926 



* Famous movie actor death 

* Rudolph Valentino 




This 20 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "Valentino Wanted To Die Young; Gets His Wish"



Other news of the day. Some small binding holes along the spine, otherwise in good condition.



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569120

Rudolph Valentino death...

Item #569120

August 23, 1926

THE WORLD, New York City, August 23, 1926 



* Famous movie actor death close 

* Rudolph Valentino  




This 30 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page that include: "VALENTINO'S FATE QUESTION OF HOURS" "Temperature and Respiration Increase as Condition Spreads in Lungs" "Film Sheik Unable To Eat" and more. (see) He would ... See More  

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578722

Gertrude Ederle swims English Channel...

Item #578722

August 08, 1926

THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, August 7, 1926, August 8, 1926



* Gertrude Ederle

* 1st woman to swim English Channel




This 10 page newspaper has two headlines on the front page that include: ""Trudy" Gives Party; Yes, With Champagne" and more (see photos).



Other news of the day including period advertising. Usual browning, minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition.



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651679

Gertrude Ederle becomes 1st woman to swim across the English Channel...

Item #651679

August 06, 1926

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, August 6 & 7, 1926 (two issue set)



* Gertrude Ederle... Queen of the Waves

* becomes 1st woman to swim across the English Channel




The key issue is the August 7th issue, which has the headline: "GERTRUDE EDERLE SWIMS THE CHANNEL IN RECORD TIME,' with subhead, "19-Year-Old New York Girl As Aquatic Wonder - First of Her Sex to Accomplish the Feat ... See More  

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