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592215

Early Flight... Buttenstedt's Flying Machine...

Item #592215

February 11, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, February 11, 1899



* Early flying machine

* Pre-Wright Brothers

* Early automobiles

* Prints




The front page of the issue is "The New Bridge Over the Rhine at Dusseldorf". Within the issue is: "An Improved Steam-Boiler Furnace", "The Paris Cycle and Automobile Exhibition"; "Buttenstedt's Flying-Machine In Mid-... See More  

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177848

The Wright brothers fly... A nice first report...

Item #177848

January 02, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1904  The significance of this issue is the lengthier-than-most report on page 10 headed: "A Flying-Machine That Flies" which is the great and very historic report of the first successful flight of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk. 

The article begins with a cautious note: "Stories of flying machines that fly are to be received w... See More  

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177369

The Wright brothers fly!

Item #177369

January 30, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1904  Near the back is an article marking perhaps the most significant development of the 20th century, that being manned flight. Note this issue is the month following the Wright brothers first flight at Kitty Hawk.
The article is headed: "Progress of Science - The Problem of Flight" and the text includes: "...In a test
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633382

The Gammeter Orthopter flying machine... I'm sure it never flew...

Item #633382

October 12, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 12, 1907  The frontpage features two almost comical photos of an early attempt at an airplane, called: "The Gammeter Orthopter". Another caption notes: "A New Beating-Wing Flying Machine, a Competitor for the Scientific American Trophy." Interesting that this bizarre concept was a consideration four years after the Wright brothers'... See More  

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177510

Winston Churchill.... Wright Brothers in France...

Item #177510

September 05, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "'Take Me or Leave Me.'"



This issue has photos of "Mr. Kern Formally Enters the Race"; "New York Welcomes the Olympians"; "An American Airship Triumph in France"; "On the Diamond with 'The Giants' &q
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177015

Past Work of Thomas Nast ~ Republican Elephant and Democratic Donkey...

W.A. Rogers... Wright Brothers Record...

Item #177015

September 19, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "Special Inducements for a Revival of Business."



This issue has photos of "The Men Behind the Political Guns" and "Folk Dances by New York Schoolgirls." There is then an article of "The Origin of American Cartoon Symbols&quo
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177186

Wright Brothers Aeroplane Crash.... W.A. Rogers....

Item #177186

September 26, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 26, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "Lovers Once, But Strangers Now."
 
This issue has photos of "The Fatal Fall of the Wright Aeroplane"; "The Candidates for the Governorship of New York"; "The Amateur Golf Championship of 1908"; "Presidential Ca
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177013

W.A. Rogers...

Item #177013

October 03, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  October 3, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "Enlivening the Campaign."



This issue has an article by James P. McGovern called "Uses and Benefits of Denatured Alcohol"; a photo of "The Present Candidate visits the Ex-Candidate"; a photo of "Miss Billie Burke" an
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177511

Presidental Candidates in the West.... W.A. Rogers...

Item #177511

October 24, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 24, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "Somewhat Obscured, But Still Visible."



This issue has photos of "A House that was Built in a Day"; "With the Candidates in the West"; "A Glance Across the Footlights" and "The Coming Alaska-Yukon Expositio
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177347

Alaska... E. W. Kemble...

Item #177347

November 21, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 21, 1908  The front page of this issue has a photo of "Paying A Nation's Debt."



This issue has a photo of "Alaska--Ten Years After"; "The Launching of the First American 'Dreadnought' "; and "Where Abraham is Buried." There is also a double page illustration of " 'Here's to Yo
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177518

Wright Brothers fly for King Edward....

Item #177518

April 17, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  April 17, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has an illustration of "Extremes Meet" by W. O. Wilson.



This issue has a painting by George Frederick Watts of "Algernon Charles Swinburne." There are photos of "The Wright Brothers Fly for King Edward" and "A 412-Mile Dog-Team Race.... See More  

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177521

Frank Marshall White... W. J. Biggs... Kemble...

Item #177521

May 08, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "The New "Sick Man of Europe"--Mahomet V."



This issue has a photos and an article on "Fostering Foreign Criminals" by Frank Marshall White and "The New Order in Turkey." There is a photo spread of "The Opening of the ... See More  

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177523

The "Conqueror" falls one mile in balloon race....

Item #177523

May 22, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "Race-Track Betting According to Law."



This issue has photos and an article on "Falling a Mile through Space" by Edward Wesley Potter. There are photos of "The American Polo Team Which Will Play in England for the International Cup.&quo... See More  

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177528

James Montgomery Flagg print...

Item #177528

July 03, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "A Notable Dramatic Event--The Maid of Orleans...Miss Maude Adams in the role of Joan of Arc."



This issue has a photo spread of "Two Prophets Not Without Honor"; "The Winning Car in Indiana's Automobile Road Race"; "The No... See More  

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177367

Nocturnal baseball....

Item #177367

July 10, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1909  The front page of this issue has an illustration of "Disturbers of Traffic" by G. J. Perrett.

This issue has a photo spread of "The Senate Studies the Problem of Flight"; "Cincinnati's Novel Attempt at Nocturnal Baseball"; "A Prisoner of Science"; "The United States Open Golf Championship at Englew... See More  

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177530
Item #177530

July 24, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Executive Wink--Mr. Taft's Contribution to the Presidential Humanities--The Successor to Mr. Roosevelt's Illustrious Smile."



This issue has a photo spread of "A Summer Camp for New York Newsboys"; "Getting Ready for the Hu... See More  

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177842

Indianapolis Motor Speedway... Orville & Wilbur Wright...

Item #177842

August 14, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 14, 1909  The prime content within this issue is the page 7 and 8 article with prints: "How the Wrights Made Good - The Story Of Their Successful Flight With A Passenger At Fort Myer, Virginia, Which Fulfilled The Government Test And Provided The Practical Value of The Aeroplane" (see). Of additional significance is the article (with prints) regar... See More  

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177129

Famous issue of Wilbur Wright circling the Statue of Liberty...

Item #177129

October 09, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1909 Almost the entire front page is taken up with the famous photo captioned: "A New Kind Of Gull In New York Harbor--Wilbur Wright...made a most spectacular flight on Sept. 29th when he circled the Statue of Liberty...without mishap..." . A great & very displayable issue on early aviation. Additional prints include:  "The History ... See More  

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177077

Wilbur Wright's famous flight...

Item #177077

October 16, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 16, 1909  Full front page photo: "Wilbur Wright's Amazing Flight", shows Wright in flight over the Hudson River with New York in the background. Inside page has 3 photos relating to Wrights flight. The issue contains many other prints, news of the day, and period advertisements.

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653249

"A Talk with Wilbur Wright"...

Item #653249

October 23, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 23, 1909  The front of the issue contains two illustrations "The 'Narwahl' Cruising at the Surface" and "The 'Narwahl' Latest and Largest of the United States Submarines" with an accompanying article inside. Inside the issue is a text report "A Talk with Wilbur Wright"; "The Aviation Meet at Berlin and L... See More  

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177548

Color illustrations.... Christmas Theme...

Item #177548

December 11, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1909  The front page of this issue has an illustration of "What a Chance!" by J. A. Williams.



This issue has many illustrations, some of them slightly colored. There is one of "The Lighthouse Keeper's Christmas Greetings" by H. M Brett and there are some colored ones, such as "All the Fault of the Wright Brothers... See More  

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177586

Mark Twain....

Item #177586

December 17, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  December 17, 1910



There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is an illustration of "A Seasonable Suggestion" by Kemble.



This issue has photos of "The Master of Twelve Million Miles of Wire" and "Homage to Mark Twain's Memory." There is also an article of "Mark Twain, In Memoriam.&quo... See More  

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177646

Aviation...

Item #177646

February 24, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  February 24, 1912



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Persian Lamb Protests Against Assimilation."



This issue has an article of "What's Wrong with Aviation?" by Albert S. LeVino. The double page illustration is of "Floor-Manager Taft: 'Hold On, Colonel--You Can't Do the Grizzly Bear With That Dear Old Lady!... See More  

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589710

Frank Coffyn's flying, swimming, crawling aeroplane...

Item #589710

March 19, 1912

VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, March 19, 1912  The front page of this issue features an article "Frank Coffyn, Whose Aeroplane Flies, Swims, Crawls" which includes a photo of Frank Coffyn with a drawing of the aeroplane. The article states that "...This machine is fitted with aluminium pontoons, which enable it to float on the water so that the aviator at will alights... See More  

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582710

The death of Wilbur Wright...

Item #582710

June 01, 1912

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 1, 1912



* Aviator Wilbur Wright (Wright Brothers fame)

* Death - funeral




This 20 page newspaper has small one column headings on the front page: "Wright's Funeral To-day" and "Business in Dayton, O., Will Be Suspended During Services for Aviator" which tells of the recent death of famous aviation pioneer,... See More  

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177660

Death of Wilbur Wright...

An Exhibition of Inca Treasures.....

Item #177660

June 08, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 8, 1912



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Greatest of Aviators--The death of Wilbur Wright from typhoid fever...."



This issue has an illustration called "The Revolutionist" by Kemble. There is also an article with photos called "An Exhibition of Inca Treasures" by Walter L. Beasley and there is another article by... See More  

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665719

Orville Wright invents "automatic stabilizer"....

Item #665719

January 05, 1914

THE TIMES, Los Angeles, Jan. 5, 1914



* Orville Wright Brothers

* "Automatic stabilizer" invention

* Wright Model E airplane aeroplane

* FRONT LEAF ONLY *******




The top of the front page has a photo of Orville Wright along with illustration of the Wright Model E with heading: "Says He Has Revolutionized Flying". (see) Also one column headings that include: "For Saf... See More  

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177763

Edison and Wright Brothers Inventions...

Item #177763

December 05, 1914

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, December 5, 1914



This issue has a color cover page before the title page. On the back of the cover page, there is an illustration titled "If It Came Our Way" by Oliver Herford.



In this issue, there are several articles including "Are We Ready? by Howard D. Wheeler; "The Anti-Papal Panic" by Francis C. Kelly, D.D. LL. D.; &quo... See More  

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559355

PN-9 No. 1 seaplane rescue... Commander John Rodgers...

Item #559355

September 12, 1925

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, September 12, 1925 



* PN-9 No. 1 seaplane rescue 

* Commander John Rodgers 




This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:



* 'CAPTAIN JOHN' AIRMEN'S HERO

* His Optimism in Time of Disaster Given by Crew as Reason for Hoping

* Honolulu Cheers Fliers



and more related items with small photo of Rodgers.



Other news of t... See More  

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658789

Wright Brothers vs. Langley... 1st airplane flight ?...

Item #658789

March 11, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1928 



* Orville Wright - Brothers 

* Samuel Pierpont Langley 

* 1st airplane flight ?
 



Page 8 of section 9 ( near back) has three column headlines: "ORVILLE WRIGHT HAS RENEWED HIS CLAIMS", "Airplane Inventor Contends That the Langley Machine Was Not the First Capable of Free Sustained Flight...." with related photo. See ... See More  

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641375

Wright Brothers National Memorial erected....

Item #641375

May 03, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 3, 1928



* Wright Brothers National Memorial

* Kill Devil Hill, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

* Granite boulder - cornerstone erected




The top of page 4 has a two column heading: "Kitty Hawk Honors First Plane Flight In Monument to the Wright Brothers" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, s... See More  

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629590

Charles Lindbergh wins Harmon Trophy....

Item #629590

December 14, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1928



* Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh

* Airplane inventor Orville Wright

* Harmon Trophy presentation




Page 5 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH SHARES HONOR WITH WRIGHT" with subheads that include: "Inventor Escorts Ocean Flier to Conference Platform to Receive Harmon Trophy" and more. (see) First report coverage on Orville Wright presen... See More  

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585021

Thomas Edison 50th year celebration...

Item #585021

October 22, 1929

PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Arizona, October 22, 1929 



* Thomas Edison 50th year anniversary 

* Dearborn MI celebration 

* Henry Ford
 



This 8 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "THOMAS EDISON HONORED BY PRESIDENT HOOVER'S VISIT TO ELECTRICAL WIZARD'S DEN"



1st report coverage on the dedication of the Edison Institute in Dearborn ... See More  

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665168

Orville Wright death... Gandhi assassination...

Item #665168

January 31, 1948

NEW YORK POST (tabloid size), January 31, 1948 



* 1st report on Orville Wright death 

* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi assassination 



This famous New York City tabloid publication has a page 2 report with heading: "Orville Wright, 76, Plane Pioneer, Dies" with 2 related photos. (see)

Page 3 has reporting on the assassination of Gandhi with heading: "Gandhi's S... See More  

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667896

Wright Brothers flyer.....

Item #667896

December 18, 1948

THE DETROIT NEWS, December 18, 1948



* Wright Brothers 'Flyer'

* Smithsonian Institute induction




Page 3 a nice five column photo headed: "The Wrights' Kitty Hawk Is Enshrined in Smithsonian" which shows the famous 'Flyer' hanging in the Smithsonian with brief text underneath. . First report coverage on the Smithsonian accepting the Wright Brothers famous airplan... See More  

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583677

Death of Frank P. Lahm...

Item #583677

July 09, 1963

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1963



* Frank Purdy Lahm death

* Aviation pioneer

* 1st U.S. military pilot




This 64 page newspaper has a some cutouts throughout including the front page. as see in photo.



Page 31 has one column headlines: "GEN. FRANK LAHM, AIR PIONEER, DIES"; "1906 Balloon Race Winner Was 2d Official Army Pilot" with smaller subheads and photo of Lahm. (se... See More  

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