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679889

A set of five newspapers frm the early years of World War I...

Item #679889

January 01, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California  A lot of five issues dated Feb. 21, Jan. 25, Jan. 11, Dec. 29 of 1916 & Dec. 29, Dec. 21 of 1915



* World War I - WWI

* Nice headlines for display




Each has a nice front page banner headline from the early years of World War I (prior to U.S. involvement) with related front page coverage.

The photos show the entire front page of each issue. Eac... 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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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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679988

1916 Relations w/ Germany crumbling...

Item #679988

January 31, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 31, 1916



* Relations w/ Germany deteriorating

* Pre-United States involvement in WWI




The front page has a nice banner headline: "AMERICANS GIVEN WARNING TO LEAVE GERMANY" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in... 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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679985

1916 Great Northern Railway avalanche...

Item #679985

February 07, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 7, 1916



* Sinking of the Lusitania case

* Compromise with Germany ?

* World War I tensions




The front page has a nice banner headline: "BERLIN OFFERS CONCESSION" with subhead: "LUSITANIA CASE NOW NEARING FINISH" (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to fin... 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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679921

1916 Battle of Verdun, France begins....

Item #679921

February 22, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 22, 1916



* Battle of Verdun, France beginning

* World War I - WWI

* German vs. French armies




The front page has a nice banner headline in red lettering: "GERMANS MAKE BIG GAINS" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally ... 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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678491

Battle of Verdun, France...

Item #678491

February 24, 1916

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., February 24, 1916 



* Battle of Verdun, France beginning

* World War I - WWI

* German vs. French armies




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GERMANS IN HARD DRIVE ON VERDUN" with subhead. (see) Coverage at the beginning of the Battle of Verdun in France. Some consider this to be the greatest and lengthiest battle in World history.

C... 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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680002

1916 German zeppelins air raid on England....

Item #680002

April 01, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 1, 1916



* German zeppelins - airships

* Aerial raid on London - England

* World War I - WWI bombing




The front page has a nice banner headline: "TWENTY-EIGHT ARE KILLED IN RAID BY ZEPPELINS" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that ar... 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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680004

1916 Zeebrugge Raid... World War I...

Item #680004

April 25, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 25, 1916



* Port of Zeebrugge Raid - Belgium

* Royal Navy attempted blockade

* World War I - WWI - German Navy




The front page has a nice banner headline in red lettering: "RAIN SHELLS ON ZEEBRUGGE" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues ... 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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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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679895

The first of two issues with this iconic Uncle Same print...

Item #679895

July 06, 1916

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 6, 1916  The front cover is one of the more iconic prints of the World War I era, being the famous James Montgomery Flagg print showing Uncle Sam in his "I want you!" pose. It's popularity caused it to be used in many recruiting posters of the era.

However this caption is: "What Are YOU Doing For Preparedness?". This same print... See More  

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680818

German U-Boat Deutschland...

Item #680818

July 10, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 10, 1916



* Giant German U-Boat Deutschland

* Baltimore Maryland submarine landing




The front page has a nice banner headline: "SECOND GERMAN DIVER ON WAY" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in ... See More  

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680871

1916 submarine bombarment of Seaham, England...

Item #680871

July 12, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 12, 1916



* Seaham, County Durham, England

* German submarine bombardment

* World War I - WWI colliery village




The front page has a nice banner headline: "DIVER SHELLS BRITISH PORT" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tota... 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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680822

1916 Preparedness Day Bombing arrests...

Item #680822

August 02, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 2, 1916



* Preparedness Day Bombing arrests

* re. American entry into World War I




The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIVE INDICTED IN BOMB PLOT" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in p... See More  

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680833

1916 Battle of the Somme River... WWI...

Item #680833

August 23, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 23, 1916



* Battle of the Somme

* World War I - WWI

* German Empire




The front page has a nice banner headline: "GERMANS GAIN IN BIG ATTACKS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare... See More  

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680953

1916 Battle of Gorizia... Italy...

Item #680953

August 28, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 28, 1916



* Romania declares war 

* Enters World War I




The front page has a nice banner headline: "ROUMANIA JOINS WITH ALLIES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such.

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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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682327

1916 Battle of Verdun, France...

Item #682327

November 02, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 2, 1916 



* Battle of Verdun, France

* World War I - WWI

* German vs. French armies

* Fort Vaux recaptured




The front page has a nice banner headline: "GERMANS LOSE FORT VAUX" 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 the "wood... See More  

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669504

Wilson wins the presidential election...

Item #669504

November 10, 1916

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Nov. 10, 1916 



* Woodrow Wilson election

* Charles Evans Hughes




The banner headline proclaims: "WILSON RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT ON FACE OF RETURNS" with various subheads including: "Result Hinges On Final Count In Four States".

This same newspaper, two days prior, proclaimed Hughes winning the election.

Complete in 16 pages, partially loose at... See More  

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682323

1916 Battle of the Somme River nearing the end...

Item #682323

November 11, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 11, 1916



* Battle of the Somme nearing the end

* World War I - WWI - German Empire




The front page has a nice banner headline: "BRITISH IN BIG GAIN" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper... See More  

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682101

1916 Battle of Gorizia... Italy...

Item #682101

November 21, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 21, 1916



* Battle of Cambrai, France

* Hindenburg Line crossed

* 1st ever major tank battle


* World War I - WWI

* FRONT LEAF ONLY (Pages 1 & 2)




The front page has a nice banner headline in bold lettering: "BRITISH DRIVING AHEAD" with subhead. (see)

Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), minor margin wear, nice for display as such.

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682503

1916 HMHS Britannic hospital ship sunk...

Item #682503

November 22, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 22, 1916



* HMHS Britannic sunk (1st report)

* World War I atrocity - hospital ship




The front page has a six column heading: "BRITISH HOSPITAL SHIP SUNK" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such... 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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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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681730

U.S. breaks relations w/ Germany in 1917...

Item #681730

February 01, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 1, 1917



* United States close to World War I

* President Woodrow Wilson




The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. AND GERMANY IN BREAK" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Ra... 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
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592777

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

Item #592777

February 04, 1917

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 4, 1917



* United States close to World War I

* President Woodrow Wilson




This 20 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page:

"RELATIONS WITH GERMANY ARE BROKEN OFF; AMERICAN SHIP HOUSATONIC SUNK, CREW SAFE; MILITIA CALLED OUT; GERMAN SHIPS SEIZED" with subheads. A nice issue for display here. 1st report coverage on the official break o... See More  

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681841

1917 Dan Shay murder case...

Item #681841

February 06, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 6, 1917



* United States & Germany tensions grow

* U-Boat submarine attacks - World War I




The front page has a banner headline in red lettering: "U. S. PLAYS OWN HAND" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in p... See More  

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676922

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

Item #676922

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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671960

British liner California is torpedoed by a German sub...

Item #671960

February 08, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Feb. 8, 1917 



* SS California sunk

* German submarine attack

* World War I tensions rise




The top of the front page has a report of the torpedoing of the British liner California: "LINER SUNK WITHOUT WARNING" "California Torpedoed Off Irish Coast" "WOMEN & CHILDREN ARE MISSING" "No Americans Killed" &quo... See More  

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