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644542

Death of the famed Groucho Marx...

Item #644542

August 20, 1977

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 20, 1977 



* Groucho Marx death (1st report)

* American comedian & film star

* It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred




The headline announces: "GROUCHO MARX DIES" which includes a photo of him in the headline as well (see). The subhead: "Kept Them Laughing 65 Years". Great to have this  report in a Los Angele... See More  

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644483

Death of Joan Crawford in a L.A. paper...

Item #644483

May 11, 1977

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 11, 1977



* Joan Crawford death (1st report)

* Hollywood film - movie actress

* Best title to be had ?




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Joan Crawford, One of Last Film Queens, Dies" with photo. (see) Much more on page 3. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry.

Complete 1st sect... See More  

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644484

Death of Jackie Gleason in a L.A. paper...

Item #644484

June 25, 1987

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 25, 1987



* Jackie Gleason death (1st report)

* American film T.V. comedian actor

* "The Honeymooners" Ralph Kramden

* Best title to be had ?




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Jackie Gleason, 'Great One' of Many Talents, Dies at 71" with photo. (see) Reporting continues inside with a "Honeymooners" scen... See More  

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644341

Death of John Belushi in a L.A. paper...

Item #644341

March 06, 1982

LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 6, 1982



* Actor comedian John Belushi death (1st report)

* "Saturday Night Live" Animal House" fame

* Best title to be had ?




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Actor John Belushi Found Dead in Hollywood Hotel" with photo. (see) Continued reporting inside. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capita... See More  

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644581

Death of SNL star Gilda Radner...

Item #644581

May 21, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 21, 1989 



* Gilda Radner death (1st report)

* American actress - comedian

* "Saturday Night Live" fame

* Best title to be had ?




The bottom of the front page has a photo and brief report announcing the death of Gilda Radner, one of the original cast members of "Saturday Night Live". A lengthier article headed: "Saturday Night Live Star G... See More  

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643503

Two European maps...

Item #643503
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1758  The prime features of this issue are the two maps, one being a full page plate titled: "A Map of the Rhine Between Wesel & Duseldorp..." (see), and the other a foldout map measuring 8 by 10 1/2 inches titled "A Complete Chart of the Coast of France from Ostend, to Cape Finisterra, including the Opposite Coast of the British Chan... See More  

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643573

Obituary of the famed abolitionist William Wilberforce...

Item #643573
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1833  Near the back is the: "Obituary - William Wilberforce" which takes over 3 pages. Wilberforce was a member of Parliament who lead the charge to abolish slavery. The historic Slavery Abolition Act of 1833 would receive the Royal Assent on Aug. 26, less than a month after his death. See the internet for much more on the
... See More  

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643979

No reason to annex Hawaii... Death of General Beauregard...

Item #643979

February 21, 1893

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Feb. 21, 1893  The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "Objections To Annexation" "Arguments of Those Who Prefer to Ignore Hawaii at Present" "No Naval Advantages To Be Derived" "Present Treaty with the Kingdom Granting Pearl Harbor to the United States Said 5to Be the Only Desirable Feature".

Beneath this report is: "... See More  

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644407

New York Giants win the 1921 World Series...

Item #644407

October 13, 1921

DOUGLAS DAILY INTERNATIONAL, Arizona, Oct. 13, 1921 



* New York Yankees 1st World Series 

* New York Giants World Champions

* MLB baseball (FINAL GAME)




Great & bold banner headline above the masthead announces: "GIANTS CHAMPS" of the 1921 Major League Baseball World Series played at the Polo Grounds. Included is the "Score By Innings" statistics and last c... See More  

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643703

First African-American to win the Kentucky Derby...

Item #643703

May 05, 1898

THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, May 5, 1898 



* Kentucky Derby

* Plaudit - horse

* Willie Simms




The top of pg. 3 has column heads on the Kentucky Derby. The winning jockey was Willie Simms, an African-American. He also won in the 1896 running as well. His name is only mentioned in the results (and misspelled; see). Heads include: "Kentucky Derby Won By Plaudit" "Aristo... See More  

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643592

Broadside with election returns...

Item #643592

December 03, 1863

GENESEE VALLEY FREE PRESS--SUPPLEMENT, Wellsville, New York. A quite large broadside (printed on one side only, single sheet) mostly taken up with election returns. There is no date at the top but many dispatches are dated Dec. 3, 1863. Measures 20 by 27 12 inches. Folder size noted is for the item folded in half.

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644596

Marriage of the future King George IV...

Item #644596

April 10, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, April 10, 1795  This newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one being the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. The back page has a nice & very detailed report headed: "The Royal Marriage" between Caroline Queen of Brunswick, and the future King George IV. T... See More  

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643580

Bar Harbor Main fire of 1947....

Item #643580

October 24, 1947

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, October 24, 1947



* Bar Harbor, Maine fire

* Mount Desert Island

* Acadia National Park




The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "FLEE BAR HARBOR FIRE BY LAND AND SEA; 325 BLAZES ARE BATTLED IN THIS STATE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Mount Desert Island fire disaster. Nice to have in the issue from New Englan... See More  

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643420

Chris Evert wins 1st Wimbledon... tennis...

Item #643420

July 06, 1974

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 6, 1974 



* Chris Evert wins 1st Wimbledon 

* Women's tennis singles
 



The top of page 17 has a six column headline: "Chris Wears Wimbledon Crown" with photo of Evert holding the Venus Rosewater Dish. First report coverage on famed American tennis star, Chris Evert, winning her very 1st Wimbledon singles championship. Jim... See More  

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643476

Jimmy Connors wins 1st Wimbledon... tennis...

Item #643476

July 07, 1974

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, July 7, 1974 



* Jimmy Connors wins 1st Wimbledon 

* Tennis singles
 



The front page has a three column photo: "Kissing Couple of Champs"

On the front page of the sport's section (inside) is a five column headline: "Connors Takes Honors" with photo. (see) First report coverage on famed American tennis star, Jimmy C... See More  

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644538

First games of the very first World Cup...

Item #644538

July 14, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1930



* First World Cup Soccer games

* Damaged issue - fraction of price




The World Cup tournament began in 1930, with Wikipedia noting its creation: "Due to the success of soccer at the Olympic games,an official game beginning in 1908, the FIFA started looking at staging its own international tournament outside of the Olympics. On 28 May 1928, the FIFA Congr... See More  

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643833

Alcatraz Island Prison riot...

Item #643833

May 04, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1946



* Alcatraz Island prison riot

* San Francisco Bay "The Rock"




The front page has a three column headline: "ALCATRAZ BATTLE PRESSED, 'DEAL' DENIED TO CONVICTS; 2 GUARDS DEAD, 13 INJURED" with subheads. (see) Related photos on page 3. (see) Lengthy coverage continues on page 3 with related photos. Always nice to have notable events in... See More  

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644334

Mount Washington registers record windspeed...

Item #644334

April 13, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 13, 1934



* Mount Washington, New Hampshire

* Historic wind speed recorded at summit




Near the top of the front page the dateline "Boston" is a report that begins with: I "A wind velocity of 231 miles an hour was recorded at the top of Mount Washington..." suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles ... See More  

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643439

Reflections on Booker T. Washington's famous speech at the Atlanta Exposition...

Item #643439

September 19, 1895

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Sept. 19, 1895 



* Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition Speech

* Booker T. Washington - African-American political leader




Just the day prior noted African-American spokesman Booker T. Washington spoke before a predominantly white audience at the Cotton States & International Exposition in Atlanta, a speech which would go down in history a... See More  

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643529

Stanford Cardinals Rose Bowl victory...

Item #643529

January 03, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1928



* Rose Bowl: Stanford Cardinals vs. Pitt Panthers

* Emily Stevens death - stage & screen actress




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

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644125

Actress Rosamond Pinchot suicide...

Item #644125

January 25, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1938



* Rosamond Pinchot suicide death

* Stage & film actress - socialite




The front page has a one column heading: "ROSAMOND PINCHOT ENDS LIFE IN GARAGE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage on American stage & film actress  committing suicide continues inside with small photo.

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

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644160

A new card game...

Item #644160

July 30, 1795

FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, July 30, 1795  Inside has an interesting article: "A New Game of Cards" called the 'Revolution', which is based on events of the French Revolution (see).

Four pages, very nice condition.

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643469

Harold Frederick Pitcairn & the autogyro....

Item #643469

April 06, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1931



* Harold Frederick Pitcairn

* Autogyro aircraft invention

* Collier Trophy winner




Page 23 has a one column heading: "PITCAIRN IS WINNER OF COLLIER TROPHY" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Harold Frederick Pitcairn winning the Collier Trophy for the development of the autogyro. I suspect this is one of the few publications to... See More  

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643462

From Arizona 19 years before statehood...

Item #643462

October 03, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 3, 1893 



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. The ftpg. has: "Three Men Wounded" "A Desperate Shooting Affray in Oakland" "Two Innocent Men are Killed in the Melee" and "Dynamite in New Mexico" and pg. 2 has: "Witches In Mot... See More  

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643740

Pirate Shenandoah... Jefferson Davis...

Item #643740

July 28, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1865  The front page features "The Pirate Shenandoah - She is Operating in the Arctic Ocean - Eight Ships of Our whaling Fleet Destroyed - The Pirate Does Not Believe in Lee's Surrender" and: "Yale College - The Honors Bestowed Upon Her Fallen Heroes".

Page 4 has: "The Health of Mr. Jefferson Davis at Fortress Monroe - He is Neither Starv... See More  

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644506

Ralph Johnstone... 1st American pilot death....

Item #644506

November 18, 1910

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, November 18, 1910



* Aviator Ralph Johnstone death

* Altitude record holder

* 1st American pilot airplane crash death




The back page has one column headings: "'SPIRAL GLIDE' BRINGS DEATH" "Johnstone, World's Champion Aviator, Instantly Killed" (see)



wikipedia notes: Ralph Greenley Johnstone (September 18, 1880 – Nove... See More  

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644571

Andrew Johnson reflects upon the Civil War & Lincoln's assassination in his annual address...

Item #644571

December 06, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, Dec. 6, 1865 



* President Andrew Johnson

* State of the Union Address

* Civil War reconstruction




Most of the front page and page 2 are taken up with the: "President's Message", being the first state-of-the-union address of President Andrew Johnson. The focus of his speech is the end of the Civil War with comments on the Lincoln assas... See More  

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643868

Winsor McCay death... Little Nemo comic....

Item #643868

July 27, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1934



* Winsor McCay death

* Cartoonist - Comics

* "Little Nemo" fame




The top of page 17 has one column headings that include: "WINSOR M'CAY, 62, CARTOONIST, DEAD" "Creator of Many Popular Comic Drawings Suffers Sudden Collapse at Home" "Taught Himself To Draw" and more with photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the f... See More  

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644156

Evans Carlson's raiders attack Makin Island....

Item #644156

August 22, 1942

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, August 22, 1942



* Evans Carlson's Makin Island raid

* World War II - U.S. Marines

* President Roosevelt's eldest son, James




The front page has a five column headline: "Marines Smash Axis Raid in Solomons" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.... See More  

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643895

Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth...

Item #643895

May 13, 1937

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, May 13, 1937



* King George VI & Queen Elizabeth

* Coronation at Westminster Abbey




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MILLIONS CHEER WHEN GEORGE VI IS CROWNED KING" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, ... See More  

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644274

Jewish persecution.. public reality... Nazi atrocities...

Item #644274

May 22, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1933



* Jewish persecution becoming known Worldwide

*
During the rise of Adolph Hitler & the Third Reich



Page 11 has one column headings: "SEEKS NEW HOMES FOR NAZIS' VICTIMS" "Michael Williams, a Catholic Editor, Appeals for Aid for 200,000 Jews" "Saw Reich Persecution" and more (see photos). See photos for coverage on the per... See More  

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643617

British conductor Leopold Stokowski...

Item #643617

January 03, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1936



* British conductor Arturo Toscanini

* Philadelphia Orchestra - symphony

* Announces he is leaving as conductor




The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "STOKOWSKI TO QUIT AS ORCHESTRA HEAD" with subheads and photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced ... See More  

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643960

Paul Dirac & new Atomic theory....

Item #643960

September 10, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 10, 1930



* Paul Dirac - theoretical physics

* New Atomic theory

* Space and matter




Page 11 has a one column heading: "SCIENTISTS ACCLAIM NEW ATOM THEORY" with subheads. See images for large portion of the text. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.

Other news, sports an... See More  

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643546

Navy Day 1945... Post World War II celebration...

Item #643546

October 28, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 28, 1945



* Navy Day 1945 - New York City

* Post World War II military celebration

* President Harry S. Truman speeches & more




The front page has a nice banner headline: "TRUMAN BARS RECOGNITION OF 'IMPOSED' REGIMES AND SETS 12-POINT U. S. POLICY FOR WORLD PEACE; 5,000,000 SEE MIGHTIEST NAVAL AND AIR DISPLAY" with subheads and related photo.... See More  

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643542

NYC mobster Vannie Higgins shot & killed...

Item #643542

June 20, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1932



* Vannie Higgins shot & killed

* NYC mobster - prohibition bootlegger

* "Brooklyn's Last Irish Boss"




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "VANNIE HIGGINS DIES, SILENT ON SLAYERS; POLICE MYSTIFIED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with photo. Always nice to have notable events in ... See More  

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644019

Albert Einstein gets 1st Visa...

Item #644019

December 07, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 7, 1932



* Albert Einstein gets 1st Visa...  Coming to America

* Escaping the Nazis - Pre-World War II




Page 4 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN RESUMES PACKING FOR VOYAGE" (see) Coverage on Albert Einstein receiving his 1st Visa to come to America in which he would ultimately stay.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46... See More  

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644184

First Round table Conference ends...

Item #644184

January 20, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 20, 1931



* First Round Table Conference ends

* Mahatma Gandhi demands swaraj

* Constitutional reforms in India




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PLEDGE OF AUTONOMY CLOSES INDIA PARLEY; MOVE TO WIN GANDHI" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous pu... See More  

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643633

Jewish Physician Arrested... Infamous anti-Semetic "Doctor's Plot"...

Item #643633

January 13, 1953

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 13, 1953 



* "Doctor's Plot" in Soviet Union - Arrests

* Antisemitism - Joseph Stalin

* Viktor Abakumov




The front page has a one column heading: "Soviet Jews Seized in 'Death Plot''" with subhead. (see) The "Doctors' Plot" is considered to be the most dramatic episode of antisemitism in the Soviet Union u... See More  

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643637

AAFC All-Star football game....

Item #643637

December 18, 1949

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., sport's section only, December 18, 1949



* All-America Football Conference All-Star game

* Shamrock Bowl - Cleveland Browns

* Last ever AAFC game




The front page of this section has a one column heading: "ALL-STAR GRIDDERS DEFEAT CLEVELAND IN CHARITY BATTLE" with subhead. (see)

Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only wit... See More  

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643866

Emilio Portes Gill elected Mexican president...

Item #643866

September 26, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1928



* Emilio Portes Gill elected

* 41st President of Mexico




The front page has a one column heading: "PORTES GIL ELECTED MEXICAN PRESIDENT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning, minor  margin wear, generally nice.... See More  

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644374

With both full page plates...

Item #644374
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1763  Included is an article: "Description of the Pagoda" which is a full page plate of: "The Great Pagoda" (see photos). Other articles include: "Some Account of the Laws & Regulations in France, called the Police..." "Observations on the Law for Repairing Highways" and other items.

Contains both of the f... See More  

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643724

Rocket engines for earthly travel...

Item #643724

May 27, 1928

NEW YORK TIMES, section 3 only, May 27, 1928 Page 4 of this section has a very interesting article: "Transport By Rocket" sees the possibility of using rocket propulsion for more earthly travel, noting: "...Out of Max Valier's dram of rocketing from star to star comes this entirely new automobile & the promise of experimental railway cars and planes capable of making speeds ... See More  

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643661

Charles Hamilton's remarvable 'cross-country' flight...

Item #643661

June 25, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 25, 1910 



* Aviator Charles K. Hamilton

* "crazy man of the air"




In an age when the railroad was transportation king, and the airplane was the next great transportation adventure, the front page could not be better. The full pg. is taken up with a print captioned: "Hamilton's biplane traveling above & beside the locomotive of ... See More  

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643652

Feminist Ruth Hale death... Women's rights...

Item #643652

September 19, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1934



* Feminist leader Ruth Hale death

* Women's rights - Woman's suffrage

* Founder of the Lucy Stone League




The top of page 19 has one column heading: "RUTH HALE IS DEAD; FEMINIST LEADER" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.

... See More  

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643651

National Recovery Administration parade....

Item #643651

September 14, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 14, 1933



* NRA National recovery Administration

* "Blue Eagle" gratitude parade

* 5th Avenue - New York City




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "1,500,000 CHEER VAST NRA PARADE; MARCH OF 250,000 CITY'S GREATEST; DEMONSTRATION LASTS TILL MIDNIGHT" with subheads and photo. Much more on pages 2 & 3, loads of text. Al... See More  

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643629

Minneapolis General Strike of 1934...

Item #643629

July 22, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1934



* Minneapolis General Strike of 1934

* Trucking companies - teamsters

* Truce after "Bloody Friday" ?




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TRUCE IS DECLARED IN MINNEAPOLIS; TROOPS GO TO CITY" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 3 with two related photos.

Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with ... See More  

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643614

Shanghai Incident China of 1932....

Item #643614

February 20, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1932



* January 28 Incident

* Shanghai, China

* Japanese offensive




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "JAPANESE OPEN SHANGHAI OFFENSIVE; EACH ARMY CLAIMS THE ADVANTAGE  AFTER A DAY OF STUBBORN FIGHTING" with many subheads. Much more inside with full page pictorial. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history... See More  

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643530

Abolishing the slave trade in England... Victor Hugo poem...

Item #643530
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, July, 1833  The prime report is taken from the: "Proceedings In Parliament" near the back, which includes a somewhat inconspicuous--yet noteworthy--report reading: "Mr. Stanley brought in a Bill for the Abolition of Slavery, and for the compensation of the owners of slaves. Read a first time." This would be the Slavery Abol
... See More  

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643528

NYC mobster Vannie Higgins shot...

Item #643528

June 19, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1932 (1st section)



* Vannie Higgins shot (killed)

* NYC mobster - prohibition bootlegger

* "Brooklyn's Last Irish Boss"




The front page has a one column heading: "VANNIE HIGGINS SHOT; DAUGHTER, 7, ALSO HIT" with subheads. (see) He would die on this day from his wounds.  Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this W... See More  

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644120

Birmingham, Alabama... Overton Mine explosion disaster...

Item #644120

December 11, 1925

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, December 11, 1925



* Birmingham, Alabama (1st report)

* Overton Mine No. 2 explosion disaster




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Sixty-One Miners Lose Lives When Gas Explodes In Mine in Alabama" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning and a little wear at the m... See More  

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