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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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.



wikip... See More  

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$29.00
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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$125.00
670711

Jack Delaney wins light heavyweight boxing title...

Item #670711

July 17, 1926

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1926



* Jack Delaney vs. Paul Berlenbach

* Light heavyweight boxing title fight

* Nice front page headline for display




The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "DELANEY BEATS BERLENBACH" with subhead. Unusual for such a nice headline concerning a sporting event to be on the front page. Nice for display as such. Another nice banner head... See More  

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547738
Item #547738

April 07, 1926

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 7, 1926



* Benito Mussolini assassination attempt

* Nice front page headline




This 16 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "Woman's Bullet Wounds Mussolini At Rome" with subheads that include: "Premier Shot Through Nose; Injury Reported Not Serious" and more.



Other news of the day. Lite browning and minor ... See More  

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630632

Negro lynching...

Item #630632

August 08, 1925

THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, August 8, 1925 



* Walter Mitchell Negro lynching - hanging

*
Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Missouri 



Page 2 has a banner heading: "Lynching Of Negro Will Not Be Investigated By Missouri Authorities" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the depression era lynching in the Midwest.

Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, ... See More  

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556563

Baseball...

Item #556563

July 25, 1925

POLICE GAZETTE, New York City, New York, July 25, 1925  This issue as a full page photo inside of Hall of Famer "Goose" Goslin sliding into a base, captioned: "The Goose' Is Safe At Third Base, Thanks To A High Peg."

There are many photos in this issue including "Hurtling Forward Through Space, Reaching Down and Touching Nothing" which is of Ned Gourdin &quo... See More  

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647450

Gertrude Ederle's record swim...

Item #647450

June 16, 1925

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1925



* Woman swimmer Gertrude Ederle

* Battery Park to Sandy Hook record swim




The front page has a one column heading: "GIRL SWIMS TO HOOK FROM THE BATTERY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Gertrude Ederle's record breaking swim from Battery Park to Sandy Hook. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World fa... See More  

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161980

Allege Woman Threatened to Kill Einstein...

Item #161980

January 31, 1925

THE LANCASTER DAILY GAZETTE, Lancaster, OH., January 31, 1925. Small headline half way down the page, "Allege Woman Threatened To Kill Einstein". Also, "EIght Known Dead in Chicago Fire". Paper is in nice condition. See photo for additional details.

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647230

Gloria Swanson marries Henri...

Item #647230

January 29, 1925

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1925



* Hollywood actress Gloria Swanson marries 3rd time



The front page has a one column heading: "GLORIA SWANSON WEDS A MARQUIS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Hollywood actress Gloria Swanson marrying Henri, Marquis de la Falaise de la Coudraye.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, irregular along ... See More  

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647232

"Ma" Ferguson becomes 1st female Texas Governor...

Item #647232

January 21, 1925

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 21, 1925



* Miriam A. "Ma" Ferguson

* 1st female governor of Texas




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HAIL 'MA' FERGUSON, GOVERNOR OF TEXAS, IN THRILLING SCENE" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the Miriam A. Ferguson becoming the first female governor of the state of Texas.

Other news, sports and a... See More  

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661064

George M. Cohan...

Beautiful print of a young woman with her horse...

Item #661064

November 15, 1924

LIBERTY magazine, New York, November 15, 1924.

 

* A young lady with her horse is on the cover

* Woodrow Wilson & George M. Cohan

* Multiple colored ads
(see photos)



The color cover of this issue has a very nice print of a young lady with her horse (see photos) which would be great for framing.  The inside has an article titled: "Twenty Years on Broadway and Years It Took... See More  

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664303

First woman nominee for VP on Democrat ballot...

The KKK - The DNC decides position in 1924...

Item #664303

June 28, 1924

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, June 28 & 30, 1924 (a two-issue set)



The front page of the June 28th issue has the 2-line, full-banner heading: "COMMITTEE DEADLOCKED OVER ANTI-KLAN PLANK - BITTER FIGHT CERTAIN ON CONVENTION FLOOR", with related subheading and considerable details of the convention. The front page of the June 30th issue has the full-banner: "BATTLE OF BA... See More  

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646868

Fight for the Equal Rights Amendment begins...

Item #646868

July 22, 1923

NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1923 



* Historic Women's Suffrage item

* Seneca Falls, New York convention

* Woman's rights - Equal Rights Amendment




Page one has significant reporting from Seneca Falls, New York, site of the Woman's Rights convention which was celebrating the 75th anniversary of the first woman's rights convention held in 1848.

The one column headlines read:... See More  

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646488

Equal Rights Amendment...

Item #646488

July 21, 1923

NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1923  Page eight has the significant report from Seneca Falls, New York, on the woman's Equal Rights Convention held on the 75th anniversary of the first attempt in 1848 to gain equality for women, initiated by Lucretia Mott, an early suffragist.

The one column heads include: "Women Open Fight For Equal Rights" "Council of National Party Adopts For... See More  

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672976

First woman to serve in the U.S. Senate...

Item #672976

November 22, 1922

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 22, 1922  The first column of page 10 has a report in the first woman taking the oath of office as a Senator - Mrs. W. H. Felton of Georgia. Quite historic.



Note: Although notable being the first woman to serve in the Senate, the honor was mostly ceremonial as she served but one day. Rebecca Latimer Felton was the most prominent woman in Georgia in the Progressive Era.... See More  

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671465

First woman to serve in the U.S. Senate...

Item #671465

November 22, 1922

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 22, 1922 



* Rebecca Latimer Felton

* White supremacist & Democrat

* 1st United States Woman senator

* Historic political item




Near the middle of the front page are one column heads: "FIRST WOMAN U.S. SENATOR SEATED" "Mrs. Felton of Georgia to Answer One Roll Call".

The report begins: "Mrs. W. H. Felton of Georgia took the oath... See More  

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652184

First woman to serve on a state high court...

Item #652184

November 10, 1922

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Nov. 10, 1922 



* Florence Ellinwood Allen election

* First Woman elected to state supreme court




 The top of page 10 has a notable item in the efforts of the women's movement with a column headed; "Woman Elected To Supreme Bench" "Judge Florence E. Allen of Ohio First of Her Sex To Serve in A High Court" with a related arti... See More  

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545529

Aero Record Set..

Item #545529

October 17, 1922

THE CLEVELAND NEWS, from Cleveland, OH, dated October 17, 1922.



* Aero Record Set



The front page features the report of Liet. F.L. Maughan who set the record at flying 248 miles an hour in his bi-plane at Mt. Clemens, Michigan. Included is a photo of his plane and Liet Maughan holding his lucky rabbit foot. Also are articles on "U.S. Dirigible C2 Burns; Seven Are Hurt"; "May B... See More  

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648419

Rebecca Latimer Felton appointed U.S. Senator.......

Item #648419

October 04, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1922



* Rebecca Latimer Felton

* White supremacist & Democrat

* 1st United States Woman senator

* Historic political item




The front page has a one column heading: "GEORGIA WOMAN, 87, IS NAMED AS SENATOR" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st United States female senator being officially chosen. A historic item on the beginn... See More  

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565217

1st woman U.S. senator selected....

Item #565217

October 04, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, October 4, 1922



* Rebecca Latimer Felton

* 1st United States Woman senator

* Historic political item




This 48 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "GEORGIA WOMAN, 87, IS NAMED AS SENATOR", "Mrs. W.H. Felton Is Appointed by Governor Hardwick to Fill Watson's Place", "FIRST OF SEX SO HONORED" and m... See More  

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202485

A wealth of inventions and period ads...

Item #202485

April 01, 1922

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 1, 1922, from New York, New York.



This issue contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: How America's Male and Female Workers Earn Their Daily Bread;  World Crops for America; Applying the Lessons of Industry to the Theater; Articulated Trains; The Tomb of an Egyptian Queen; The Motor-Driven Commercial Vehicle; other articles and ads. This issu... See More  

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667794

1922 William Desmond Taylor murder....

Item #667794

February 03, 1922

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, February 3, 1922



* William Desmond Taylor shot dead



The top of the front page has a two column headline: "WOMAN IS RESPONSIBLE FOR MURDER OF A MOVIE DIRECTOR" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the murder of famed actor and director William Desmond Taylor which is still unsolved till this day.

Sixteen pages, light toning and a little wear along the... See More  

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597996

Nellie Bly death... NYC journalist...

Item #597996

January 28, 1922

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, January 28, 1922



* Nellie Bly Death

* Elizabeth Jane Cochrane

* New York World journalist




Page 14 has one column headings: "NELLIE BLY, NOTED WRITER, IS DEAD", "Newspaper Woman Achieved Fame in Trip Around World". This is 1st report coverage on the death of famed New York World journalist, Nellie Bly.



Other ne... See More  

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216583

Fatty Arbuckle Hung Jury...

Item #216583

December 05, 1921

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 5, 1921.



* Actor, Comedian Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle trial ends in hung jury - original reporting - great, unique gift idea



This 22 page newspaper has a three line, one column headline on the front page: "ARBUCKLE JURY, VOTING 41 HOURS, COULD NOT AGREE" with subhead: "One Woman Said She 'Wouldn't Change Till Hell Froze Over'
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662656

Actress model Evelyn Nesbit suicide attempt...

Item #662656

October 29, 1921

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 29, 1921



* Evelyn Nesbit suicide attempt

* American actress, model, chorus girl




The front page has a nice banner headline: "EVELYN NESBIT TRIES SUICIDE" with subhead. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with all 22 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins with a few small tears, generally good.... See More  

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597833

Fatty Arbuckle.... Virginia Rappe murder...

Item #597833

September 15, 1921

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, September 15, 1921 



* Actress Virginia Rappe 

* Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle indicted
 



The front page has one column headlines: "$100,000 READY TO BAIL FATTY", "Manslaughter Trail Expected, Although Prosecutor Has Not Yet Decided", "Indictment Is Up Today".



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

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547898

Fatty Arbuckle indictment...

Item #547898

September 15, 1921

THE NEW YORK TIMES, from New York, dated September 15, 1921.



* Comedian/Actor

* Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle indictment

* Manslaughter




This 40 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include:



* ARBUCKLE ACCUSED OF MANSLAUGHTER BY CORONER'S JURY

* Finds Rappe Girl's Death From Peritonitis Was Caused by an External Force

* He Faces Four Charges




and more.



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597564

Fatty Arbuckle.... Virginia Rappe murder...

Item #597564

September 14, 1921

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, September 14, 1921



* Actress Virginia Rappe

* Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle indicted




The front page has one column headlines: "FATTY INDICTED; MANSLAUGHTER", "Murder Charge in Justice's Court Blocks Chance To Get Bail", and "Missing Witness Found".



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

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203416

Very early on actress Helen Hayes...

Item #203416

October 28, 1920

MID-WEEK PICTORIAL, New York City, Oct. 28, 1920. See the photo below for the very early photo of Helen Hayes with the small bit of text reading: "Helen Hayes. Who plays the leading role in "Bab". Her work in the "Dream Girl" with William Gillette elevated her to stardom." Ther are photos of other motion picture stars as well on this double page spread. You get the complete issue which is in... See More  

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654585

Women's Suffrage in 1920....

Item #654585

August 20, 1920

FITCHBURG DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, August 20, 1920

 

* Woman's Suffrage (19th Amendment)

* about a week prior



The front page has a two line, two column heading: "RATIFICATION OF SUFFRAGE MAY BE RECONSIDERED," with the subhead: "Such is the Statement of Speaker Walker of the Lower Branch of the Tennessee Legislature." A related front page article has: &quo... See More  

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571952

Alabama and Mississippi killer tornadoes...

Item #571952

April 22, 1920

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, April 22, 1920 



* Alabama & Mississippi killer tornadoes 



This 16 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Atlanta Woman Killed By Storm Which Cost 150 Lives in South" with subheads. (see)



Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise good.



wikipedia notes: The Palm Sunday tornado outbreak of 1920 was a... See More  

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660924

An American paper from Jerusalem...

Item #660924

March 24, 1920

JERUSALEM NEWS, subtitled "An American Newspaper--The first daily in Jerusalem printed in the English language.", March 24, 1920 



* Rare title - Volume 1 issue

* English language




This newspaper began just 4 months prior. The front page has various "Rweuters Telegrams" with news items from London, Ottawa, and Washington. The back page has: "Our Beirut Letter&quo... See More  

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639065

"In Old Kentucky" silent film advertisement...

Item #639065

January 29, 1920

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, January 29, 1920



* "In Old Kentucky" silent film

* Actress Anita Stewart




Within this issue is a very nice full page advertisement the 1919 silent film "In Old Kentucky" starring Anita Stewart and playing at the Rialto Theater in Omaha. This ad measures 21 x 16 inches and is great for display.

News and other advertisements of the day. Compl... See More  

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583391

Nancy Astor, 1st Woman in UK Parliament...

Item #583391

November 29, 1919

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, November 29, 1919



* Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor

* 1st Woman member in British Parliament




This 16 page newspaper has one column headings on page 2: "LADY ASTOR WINS HER SEAT AS "M.P.", "American-Born Viscountess, First Woman To Enter Commons, Finishes Victoriously In Spirited Race" which reports on the 1st Woman elected into ... See More  

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588950

Women's Suffrage ratified in Massachusetts...

Item #588950

June 26, 1919

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, June 26, 1919



* Women's Suffrage - Woman



This 8 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "STATE LEGISLATURE RATIFIES WOMAN SUFFRAGE" and more (see photos). This contains coverage on the ratification of Women's Suffrage in the state of Massachusetts.



Other news of the day. Light brownin... See More  

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673509

Ohio, Kansas, and New York ratify Suffrage Amendment....

Item #673509

June 19, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, June 19, 1919  This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "THREE MORE STATES RATIFY SUFFRAGE AMENDMENT", followed by a paragraph description of the events for each state: Ohio, Kansas and New York.

Additionally, the front page has a one column heading: "THE ANTI-SUFFS WILL FIGHT TO THE FINISH", describin... See More  

Item from Catalog 301 (released for December, 2020)...

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560476

Houston Riot of 1917...

Item #560476

August 26, 1917

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, August 26, 1917 



* Houston Riot of 1917 

* 3rd Battalion of the 24th United States Infantry 

* Negro soldiers 



This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 2 that include: "NEGROES ARE GONE HOUSTON IS QUIET" "Grand Jury Returns Murder Indictments Against 40 Members of 24th Infrantry" and more. (s... See More  

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581096

Ruth Bancroft Law flight record...

Item #581096

November 21, 1916

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 1916



* Ruth Bancroft Law

* Woman aviatrix

* Airplane flight record




This 22 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "RUTH LAW LANDS HERE FROM CHICAGO IN RECORD FLIGHT", "Gasoline Nearly Gone on Last Leg of Her Journey, She Volplanes to Governor's Island", "Glides Through Dense Fog", "Almost Benumbed B... See More  

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177831

Christy Mathewson...

Item #177831

April 15, 1916

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, April 15, 1916



Note: As is typical for the later issues of Harper's Weekly, the color cover is not present.



In this issue, there are several articles including "Two Poems by Richard Le Gallienne; "The Five Ages of the Bowery"; "The Wilson Administration and the Wage-Worker" by William B. Wilson, Secretary of Labor; &q... See More  

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177785

Jews....

Item #177785

November 20, 1915

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, November 20, 1915



This issue has a color cover page before the title page which has an illustration titled "A Marriage of Convenience" by Morris. On the back of the cover page there is a photo that says "...This photograph shows a wounded  Austrian being assisted up the steep slope by his companions."



In this issue, there are... See More  

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586057

Woodrow Wilson becomes engaged to Edith Bolling Galt...

Item #586057

October 07, 1915

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, October 7, 1915



* President Woodrow Wilson's engagement



This 14 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "President Woodrow Wilson to Wed Mrs. Norman Galt of Washington" with subheads and photo (see photos). This is 1st report coverage on the engagement of President Woodrow Wilson to Edith Bolling Galt.

Other news, sports... See More  

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177774
Item #177774

September 04, 1915

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, September 4, 1915



This issue has a color cover page before the title page which has an illustration on it titled "Draw One" by Morris. On the back of the cover page there is a photo of "John Purroy Mitchel."



In this issue, there are several articles including "Plattsburg--How it Works" by H. D. Wheeler; "General Jof... See More  

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177771
Item #177771

August 14, 1915

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, August 14, 1915



This issue has a color cover page before the title page which has an illustration on it titled "The Condescending Man" by Enright.



In this issue, there are several articles including "Hunger in Mexico City" by Allene Tupper Wilkes; "Out Our Way" by Eugene Wood; "The Soul of Zionism" by Norman Ha... See More  

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177814
Item #177814

June 26, 1915

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, June 26, 1915



This issue has a color cover page before the title page which has an illustration titled "The Heel of Hate" by Enright. On the back of the cover page there are several photos from the war.



In this issue, there are several articles including "the Commoner" by George Creel; "Your Two Billion dollar Stake" by... See More  

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177807

"The Protected Sex"...

Item #177807

May 08, 1915

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, May 8, 1915



This issue has a color cover page before the title page. On the back of the cover page there is a poem with illustrations by Oliver Herford titled "War", written by Mary Austin.



In this issue, there are several articles including "The Protected Sex in Wartime" by Aino Malmberg which includes photos; "The Protected... See More  

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544123
Item #544123

April 29, 1915

Leslie's Weekly, from New York City, dated April 29, 1915.



The front page of this issue is an illustration entitled "Mine Sweepers at Work".



This issue includes "Stirring Scenes of War From Many Lands"; "Woman in the World War"; "Pictorial Digest of the World's News" and much more.



Other advertisements of the day are included as well, helping ... See More  

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616849

Great Britain attacked by Zeppelin for the first time...

Item #616849

January 20, 1915

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 20, 1915  The front page has a four column wide, three line headline "Zeppelin Throws Bombs At Sandringham Palace; Airmen Brought Down" with subheads "Woman and Two Men Killed in German Raid on British Coast" "Warship Fires at Hostile Airmen" "Big Dirigible Brought to Earth Near King's Residence" "Shells Dropped at Sev... See More  

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177747

Baseball...

Item #177747

August 08, 1914

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, August 8, 1914



This issue has a color cover page before the title page. On the back of the cover page, there is a photo of "Carranza."



In this issue, there are several articles including "Four-Flush Radicals--1. Reed of Missouri" by George Creel; "With Carranza" by Alene Tupper Wilkes; "War on Rats" by J. Evans... See More  

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177741

Baseball....

Item #177741

June 13, 1914

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, June 13, 1914



In this issue there are several illustrations including "Laurence Irving"; "Pen and Inklings--Summer Mass" by Oliver Herford; the double page centerfold illustration which is titled "'That's Him'" by Ernest Fuhr plus much more.



There are also several articles in this issue including "The Mexican Cactus... See More  

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177735
Item #177735

May 02, 1914

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, May 2, 1914



In this issue there are several illustrations including "Waitress in Quick Lunch Restaurant" by Everett Shinn; "Pen and Inklings--The Importance of Being Belasco" by Oliver Herford; "Chinese Lyrics" by Pai Ta-Shun; the double page center fold illustration which is titled "The Great American Game" by Ge... See More  

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