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653003

Louis Brandeis, first Jew nominated for the Supreme Court...

Item #653003

January 29, 1916

CHICAGO HERALD, January 29, 1916  The top of a middle column of  the ftpg. is headed: "BRANDEIS, NAMED FOR  HIGH COURT, FACES BIG FIGHT" "Many Senators Oppose Boston Lawyer, Chosen to Fill Vacancy on Supreme  Bench" "First Jew  For Post" "Wilson Will Lead Contest for Confirmation and is Confident His Candidate Will Be Approved". The ... See More  

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655979

Louis D. Brandeis... 1st Jewish Supreme Court Justice...

Item #655979

January 29, 1916

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, January 29, 1916  



* Louis D. Brandeis nomination

* 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice




The front page carries a single column headline "Brandeis Is Named To Succeed Lamar" with subhead "Nomination Causes Great Surprise, and It Seems Certain There Will Be Gift Against Confirmation".  "...The senate received the nomi... See More  

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555287

Zeppelins raid Paris...

Item #555287

January 31, 1916

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, January 31, 1916



* German zeppelins raid Paris France (1st time)

* World War I original



This 10 page newspaper has three column headline on the front page:



* Second Raid Made on Paris By Death-Dealing Zeppelin; Crowds Watch for Raider



with subheads that include: "24 Persons Killed And 25 Others Hurt By First Zeppelin" and more.



Other ne... See More  

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657488

Dime builds battleship fund... Marjorie Sterett...

Item #657488

February 04, 1916

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 4, 1916  Front page carries an article entitled "Little Girl's Dime May Build A Warship to Guard America" with subtitle "Child, Tired of Funds for Foreigners, Starts One for Own Nation". This is about Marjorie Sterett who started the Marjorie Sterett Battleship Fund Award from her desire to help build the battleships for World War I. Her hand... See More  

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672872

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

Item #672872

February 13, 1916

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13, 1916



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

* WWI coverage




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

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

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177823

Louis D. Brandeis...

Item #177823

February 19, 1916

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, February 19, 1916



Note:  This issue does not have the original color cover, and the title page appears on the inside of the first leaf.



In this issue, there are several articles including "The Living Law" by Louis D. Brandeis; "A Submarine of Fifty Years Ago"; "Russia and a Separate Peace?" by Samuel N. Harper; ... See More  

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672875

The late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett...

Item #672875

February 23, 1916

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1916



* The late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett - first black instructor at Harvard.

* WWI coverage on front page.




This issue has content related to the late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett (the first black instructor at Harvard). The coverage is found on page 12 (column 7) and is a letter to the editor by Aaron Molineaux Hewlett's son reprimanding the paper for the way... See More  

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668674

`1916 Battle of Verdun, France...

Item #668674

February 29, 1916

FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, February 29, 1916 



* Battle of Verdun, France beginning

* World War I - WWI

* German vs. French armies




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "VERDUN BATTLE IS UNABATED IN FURY" with subhead. (see) Coverage near the beginning of the Battle of Verdun in France. Some consider this to be the greatest and lengthiest battle i... See More  

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656457

Printed in seven languages...

Item #656457

March 22, 1916

WELT IM BILD [WORLD IN PICTURES], Hamburg, Germany, March 22, 1916  A most unusual, profusely illustrated (photos) newspaper of folio-size, great coverage of WWI. Masthead title & all photos captioned in 7 languages: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese & Arabic. Very unusual newspaper & a fine addition to any collection.

Eight pages, minor margin wear, good cond... See More  

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177828
Item #177828

March 25, 1916

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, March 25, 1916 (without color wrapper)



In this issue, there are several articles including "A Great Artist in a New Field" which includes an illustration by Hassam; "Henry James" by Henry S. Canby; "Japan, China, and American Money" by Hollington K. Tong; "Plutarch Lights of History--No. 5: Charles Chaplin" by... See More  

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577831

Mexican bandit Pancho Villa in 1916

Item #577831

March 28, 1916

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 28, 1916



* Pancho Villa expedition... pursued by U.S. soldiers

* Post Columbus, New Mexico raid

* General John J. Pershing




This 14 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "TROOPS RACE AFTER VILLA 300 MILES BELOW BORDER", with subheads (see images).



Other news of the day throughout. Usual browning with a little margin wear and tear, o... See More  

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177829
Item #177829

April 01, 1916

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, April 1, 1916



This issue has a color cover page before the title page.



In this issue, there are several articles including "The Next Election" by Henry French Hollis, U. S. Senator from New Hampshire; "The Nation's Capital"; "Godmothers to the Trenches" by Henry G. Dodge; "A Columbian Idyl" by Joyce Kilmer; &q... See More  

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584016

Mexican bandit Pancho Villa...

Item #584016

April 05, 1916

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, April 5, 1916



* Pancho Villa expedition

* Post Columbus, New Mexico raid

* United States soldiers pursue Mexican bandit




This 14 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "UNITED STATES TROOPS SMASH VILLA FORCE" with subheads. Nice headline for display.



Other news of the day. Light browning with a little margin wear... See More  

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177830
Item #177830

April 08, 1916

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, April 8, 1916 (no color cover)



In this issue, there are several articles including "A Reply to Mr. Wilson" by Lincoln Steffens; "Rumania's Man of Power" by Gerald Morgan; "The Humanness of Advertising" by Milton Goodman; "Trails of the Little Neutrals" which includes several photos; "Huerta and the Tw... 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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223400

Pancho Villa's Death Reported in 1916...

Item #223400

April 18, 1916

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1916.

 

* Pancho Villa false death report



This 22 page newspaper has a three line, three column headline on the front page: "DOUBT OF VILLA'S DEATH GROWS; REPORTS FROM MEXICO DELAYED; TREACHERY AT PARRAL CHARGED" with many subheads. This was a false report as Pancho Villa did not die until 1923.
 
Other news of the day throughout. Usu
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177832
Item #177832

April 22, 1916

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, April 22, 1916



This issue has a color cover page before the title page.



In this issue, there are several articles including "A New War Secretary's Ideas" by Fred C. Kelly; "The U. S. S. Oklahoma" by Truman Smith; "the Seamen's Act" by William B. Wilson, Secretary of Labor; "Atmosphere of the Theatre" by Lee Wi... See More  

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177833
Item #177833

April 29, 1916

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, April 29, 1916



This issue has a color cover page before the title page.



In this issue, there are several articles including "The Coming Election" by Charles D. Hazen; "Plutarch Lights of History--No. 7: Bernard Shaw" by F. P. A.; "Movies Destroy Art" by Charles E. Whittaker; "Movies Create Art" by Maurice Tour... See More  

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177834

Charlie Chaplin...

Item #177834

May 06, 1916

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, May 6, 1916



This issue has a color cover page before the title page.



In this issue, there are several articles including "America Realizing Russia" by E. K. Reynolds; "The Cost of Land in France" by Morris Edwards; "Selections in the Closet"; "The Kansas" by Truman Smith which has a photo of the "Kansa... See More  

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655951

Pancho Villa makes the cover...

Item #655951

May 18, 1916

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 18, 1916 



* Mexican bandit Pancho Villa



Taking all of the front page is a large, color target with a small illustrated portrait of Pancho Villa in the bulls-eye, and a caption reading: "Making It Hot For Villa".

There is another full pg. within which has text & several photos on the search for Villa in Mexico. Much othe
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671075

1916 Battle of Verdun, France...

Item #671075

May 22, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 22, 1916 



* Battle of Verdun, France

* World War I - WWI

* German vs. French armies

* Great headline for display




The front page has a very nice banner headline: "TERRIFIC BATTLE AT VERDUN" with subhead. (see) Some consider this to be the greatest and lengthiest battle in World history. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from t... See More  

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670609

Grover Cleveland Alexander endorses Coca-Cola...

Item #670609

June 02, 1916

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, June 2, 1916 



* Coca-Cola - Coke advertisement

* Grover Alexander - MLB baseball




Of interest is a very nice, graphic, page 9 advertisement in which noted baseball star "Grover Cleveland Alexander" endorses Coca-Cola (see the photo).

The front page is dominated by World War I reports, nearly a year before America's entry in the... See More  

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616511

HMS Hamspire (1903) explosion disaster....

Item #616511

June 07, 1916

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, June 7, 1916



* HMS Hampshire (1903) explosion disaster sinking

* Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener

* World War I - WWI - Royal Navy




The front page one column headings that include: "BRITAIN IS STUNNED BY DRAMATIC DEATH OF EARL KITCHENER" "Earl and Staff Went Down With Cruiser Hampshire When Vessel Was Hit Off Orkney Islands by Mine or To... See More  

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567316

German U-Boat Deutschland...

Item #567316

July 12, 1916

FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, July 12, 1916



* Giant German U-Boat Deutschland

* re. Baltimore Maryland landing

* Preparing for trip home




This 12 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "PREPARING FOR RETURN VOYAGE" and "U.S. Government May Keep Secret Details of Departure of German Submarine".



Other news of the day throughout. Light bro... See More  

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547879
Item #547879

July 13, 1916

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, July 13, 1916



* Giant German U-Boat Deutschland

* Baltimore Maryland landing

* Avoids British blockade




This 14 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:



* U-BOAT CONVOYED BY NEUTRAL SHIP TO UNITED STATES

* Board Of Neutrality To Pass On Deutchland



and more.



Other news of the day throughout. Some browning around the margins with ... See More  

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584101

Paul von Hindenburg...

Item #584101

August 30, 1916

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, August 30, 1916



* Paul von Hindenburg

* German Chief of Staff




This 14 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "SUPREME COMMAND TO VON HINDENBURG"

"Kaiser William Has Dismissed Gen. von Falkenhayn and Named Field Marshal von Hindenburg Chief of Staff"
. 1st report coverage of Paul von Hindenburg being named th... See More  

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582244

Franz Joseph I death in 1916...

Item #582244

November 22, 1916

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, November 22, 1916.

 

* Franz Francis Joseph I Death

* Austria - Romania

* Charles Joseph




This 6 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page;



* ARCH DUKE CHARLES IS TO RULE TWO NATIONS

* Will Be Emperor of Austria.....




Other news of the day. Light browning with some margin wear and tear, should be handled wit
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630442

Capture of Bucharest in World War I...

Item #630442

December 10, 1916

DER OSTASIATISCHE LLOYD [East Asian Lloyd], Shanghai. As noted at the top this is the "Supplement to 'The War' ", an international paper. No date at the top but most of the reports have datelines in December, the year actually being 1916. This edition printed totally in English. Much of the content relates to the capture of Bucharest, capital of Romania, by the Austro-German, end... See More  

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$27.50
646268

Full year of "The Fatherland"...

Item #646268

January 03, 1917

THE FATHERLAND, or VIERECK'S AMERICAN WEEKLY, New York. A bound volume of 52 issues for the year 1917. Begun as "The Fatherland" this was a World War I era weekly by poet, writer, and noted propagandist George Sylvester Viereck advocating "Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary". Viereck outspokenly supported the German cause at the outset of World War I, and his poetry ... See More  
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583747

Munitions explosion at Silvertown...

Item #583747

January 21, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, January 21, 1917



* Silvertown, West Ham, Essex, London

* Munitions factory explosion disaster




This 30+ page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "PLANT WIPED OUT", "BRITISH EXPLOSION", "Fifty Or Sixty Dead" and more (see photos). 1st report coverage on the Silvertown Explosion in ... See More  

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583754

1917 German U-Boats Unleashed....

Item #583754

February 01, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, February 1, 1917



* Germany announces unrestricted submarine warfare

* U-Boats - World War I - WWI - America tensions




This 16 page newspaper has four column headlines on the front page: "SUBMARINES UNLEASHED BY GERMANY", "Unrestricted War on Ships Will Begin To-Day" and "BERLIN SENDS A WARNING TO UNITED STAT
... See More  

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654979

SS California torpedoed... WWI German submarine...

Item #654979

February 08, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, February 8, 1917



* SS California sunk

* German submarine attack

* World War I tensions rise




The front page has a nice banner headline: "CALIFORNIA SUNK WITHOUT WARNING; SENATE ENDORSES ACTION OF WILSON" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Twelve pages, light toning and minor wear art the margins, small library label within subheads (see)... See More  

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645194

Color cover... German submarine "Deutschland"...

Item #645194

February 10, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  February 10, 1917  The colored cover is entitled "Aboard the Merchant Submarine 'Deutschland'" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Facts About the Panama Canal"; "Where Science Joins Hands with Art - The Modern Taxidermy as Revealed in San Francisco's Great New Museum"; and more articles, illustrati... See More  

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672498

U.S. breaks relations with Germany in 1917...

Item #672498

February 28, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, February 28, 1917



* United States close to World War I

* President Woodrow Wilson




The front page has a nice banner headline: "NOW UP TO CONGRESS" with many subheads. (see) Coverage on the official break of diplomatic relations between United States and Germany.

Other news day. Complete with 10 pages, light toning, tiny library label (see), g... See More  

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674395

U.S. breaks relations with Germany in 1917...

Item #674395

March 03, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, March 3, 1917



* United States close to World War I

* President Woodrow Wilson




The front page has a nice banner headline: "CONGRESS STILL DAWDLES; Senators Seize Opportunity To Talk Regardless Of Fate Of U.S." with various subheads and related illustration. (see) Coverage on the official break of diplomatic relations between United States and ... See More  

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588963

Fall of Baghdad in 1917...

Item #588963

March 12, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 12, 1917



* Fall of Baghdad in 1917

* Newcastle, IN tornado




This 12 page newspaper has three column headlines on the front page that include: "BRITISH CAPTURE BAGDAD", "Chief Turkish City of Mesopotamia" and more with subheads. 1st report coverage on the capture of Baghdad, Iraq by British forces during World War... See More  

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633630

Rare crudely printed "newspaper" from Russia during the Revolution...

Item #633630

April 18, 1917

PRIVATE NEWS LETTER, Petrograd (St. Petersburg, Russia), April 18, 1917 



* Russian Revolution of 1917



Noted under the title is "(Translations from Russian papers)". This is a very rare "newspaper", typewriter-set on four individual sheets, reproduced on a mimeograph machine.

Keep in mind that this was near the beginning of the Russian Revolution. A few years earlier... See More  

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$275.00
600629

World War I... Twenty-Five issues...

Item #600629
A 25 issue lot of authentic newspapers from World War I, dated from May, 1917 through November, 1918. All are complete and are typically pulpish/fragile - as is the norm for the period. Please note the S&H cost, as this lot will be quite heavy.

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

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$125.00
670601

The beginning of the U.S. Navy's relationship with San Diego...

Item #670601

May 01, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, May 1, 1917  A terrific and very displayable issue on the founding era of the United States Navy's relationship with San Diego, one which has grown tremendously ever since 1917 to become the home port of the Pacific Fleet, a base composed of 13 piers, with over 24,000 military personnel and over 10,000 civilian workers.  The U.S. Navy remains a... See More  

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$750.00
657741
Item #657741

June 28, 1917

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, June 28, 1917  The front cover is of a famous "The American Red Cross" with "Humanity" and "Philanthrophy" being stated at the bottom of images. Inside the issue is an article pertaining to the Red Cross as well as various articles and photos pertaining to World War I and various advertisements of the day.

Complete i... See More  

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670576

Zeppelin air raid over London.....

Item #670576

July 07, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 7, 1917



* German Gotha G.V bombers air attack

* Early World War I - WWI airplanes

* "Baby-Killers"




The front page has a nice banner headline: "RAID ON HEART OF LONDON" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on one of the German bomber raids over London, England during World War I.

Complete with 14 pages, small libra... See More  

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$44.00
583991

HMS Vanguard (1909) explosion...

Item #583991

July 14, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 14, 1917



* HMS Vanguard (1909) explosion disaster

* British battleship - Royal navy

* World War I - WWI




This 16 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "BRITISH BATTLESHIP LOST" and "Dreadnought Vanguard Blows Up While at Anchor and Only Two of Those on Board Survive".



1st report coverage of ... See More  

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583986

Alexander Kerensky becomes Prime Minister....

Item #583986

July 24, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 24, 1917



* Alexander Kerensky

* Russian Prime Minister




This 16 page newspaper has three column headlines on the front page: "KERENSKY BECOMES DICTATOR", "To Meet Menace of Russian Debacle", "UNLIMITED POWER FOR GOVERNMENT" with subheads (see photos). 1st report coverage on Alexander Kerensky becoming the ... See More  

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633881

Color cover...

Item #633881

September 22, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  September 22, 1917  The colored cover is entitled "Salved Vessel Crashing Through the Bulkhead Erected to Keep Out the Surf" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "German's Gotha Battleplane and its Machine-gun Tunnel"; "Fighting with Axe and Saw"; "The Submarine Problem - XV"; and more articles, ill... See More  

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635617

Quebec Bridge...

Item #635617

September 29, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 29, 1917  The color-cover front has a caption "Camouflage Robes Worn by the Crew of a French Anti-Aircraft Cannon" with an accompanying article inside. Inside the issue is: "Building the Quebec Bridge"; "The Submarine Problem -- XVI"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in twenty pages and in ver... See More  

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$39.00
667732

1st ever tank battle... World War I...

Item #667732

November 22, 1917

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., November 22, 1917. 



* Battle of Cambrai, France

* 1st ever major tank battle


* World War I - WWI



The top of the front page has a two column headline: "HINDENBERG LINE IN FRANCE IS SMASHED BY BRITISH TO A DEPTH OF FOUR OR FIVE MILES" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on what is considered the first successful tank battle which occurred du... See More  

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$57.00
161488

World War 1...

Item #161488

January 01, 1918

OFFICIAL BULLETIN, Washington, DC, 1918. An unusual newspaper published daily by the "Committee on Public Information", meant to keep the public informed of both political & military matters, particularly during the WWI period. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be of a slightly different date but will have the format as shown. Sixteen pages measuri... See More  

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$20.00
161496

Item #161496

January 01, 1918

SIMMONS SERVICE WAR BULLETIN, 1918. An in-house newspaper for those working for the E. C. Simmmons Cutlery & Tools company, with content relating to WWI. Six pages, printed on coated stock, binding holes at the spine margin, minimal rubbing. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not be this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures about 8 by 11 inches.

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$21.00
575968

Opening day of first Tarzan movie...

Item #575968

January 30, 1918

THE WORLD, New York City, January 30, 1918 



* 1st week of landmark film "Tarzan Of The Apes"



A rare opportunity for the complete newspaper which contains within the advertisement for the first Tarzan movie ever made, "Tarzan of the Apes".



This is the complete newspaper with the advertisement (ad measures 6 by 4 inches) on the back page promoting the movie.



A fi... See More  

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$48.00
662759

Front page World War I reports...

Item #662759

April 02, 1918

THE WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, April 2, 1918  Among the ftpg. reports from World War I are: "German Drive Brought Almost To Halt But Severe Fighting Is Taking Place Near Moreuil" "Casualties of the Germans Total 275,000 to 300,000" "Americans Going To Front Still Jam The Roads" "French Annihilate One German Battalion That Manages to Cross Oise&... See More  

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$37.00
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