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637112

Prints of cowboys... How they made banknotes...

Item #637112

October 26, 1889

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, October 26, 1889  The full front page shows: "Dangers of Electric Wires in New York--Western Union Lineman burned to Death in Mid-Air."

A rarity is to find period prints of cowboys, but here is one. An inside page has 3 prints, captioned: "Life Among the Cow-Boys of Indian Territory" (see), with a brief, related article on an inside page.

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637037

Bob Hope death in the Los Angeles Times...

Item #637037

July 29, 2003

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 29, 2003  The front page has a photo with headline: "THE MASTER OF THE ONE-LINER" with subheads. (see) Much more on the inside pages. Great to have this report not only in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry, but also from the city in which he lived and died (suburb Toluca Lake).

Complete with all five sections and 60+ pages, very nice... See More  

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637198

The Dalton Gang is "wiped out"...

Item #637198

October 06, 1892

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Oct. 6, 1892  Page 6 of this issue has a very nice, and uncommonly lengthy report headed: "The Dalton Gang Wiped Out" "A Desperate Battle In Kansas" "Five Bandits and Four Citizens" with subheads: "Killed in an Encounter at Coffeyville--The Gang Attempted to Rob Two Banks--The City Marshal Among the Dead". Th... See More  

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637205

Broadsheet "Extra" on the Garfield assassination attempt...

Item #637205

July 15, 1881

DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1881 



* President James Garfield shot

* Rare broadsheet "extra"




Page 4 has a report headed: "A Terrible Deed--Attempt to Assassinate President Garfield" which begins: "Not having issued a paper last week the Watchman is consequently somewhat late with the news of the attempted assassination of President Ga... See More  

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636828

A golf-themed print on the front page...

Item #636828

July 31, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897 



* William Thomas Smedley

* Golfing illustrations




The full front page is an illus: "I Felt Her Seize My Hand and Shake It." which shows a woman greeting a man with a golf club, with caddies & others in the background. This print accompanies a story inside titled: "Colonel Bogie, A Golf Story" where also is found a pr... See More  

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637596

Sirhan B. Sirhan convicted of murder...

Item #637596

April 17, 1969

JACKSONVILLE JOURNAL, Jacksonville, Florida, April 17, 1969 The top of the front page features a special bulletin announcement, print in red type, "SIRHAN: 1ST DEGREE". The article announced that "Sirhan B. Sirhan was found guilty today of first degree murder for the assassination of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. The jury now must decide on punishment -- life or death..."

Other news... See More  

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636836

America declares war against Spain...

Item #636836

April 23, 1898

THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 25, 1898 



* Spanish-America War begins

* United States declares war




A nice & unusual graphic in this issue with a front page illustration captioned: "Entrance To Havana Harbor" showing Morro Castle with the ship La Punta. The front have also has column heads with the historic: "DECLARATION OF WAR" "The Messag... See More  

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637139

Supreme Court outlaws school prayer...

Item #637139

June 26, 1962

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 26, 1962 



* School prayer deemed unconstitutional 

* Engel v. Vitale Supreme Court decision 

* Separation of church and state 




The front page has a four column heading: "High Court Ruling May Doom School Religious Observances" with caption: "Prayer Recitation Unconstitutional" Historic first report coverage... See More  

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637485

The 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics...

The XXIII Olympiad...

Item #637485

June 29, 1984

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 29, 1984



* The Los Angeles Summer Olympics

* Great to have in an LA paper




The front page has "Games Open With a Rush of Good Cheer", "Flame Ends Its Journey in a Blaze of Glory", and "Spectacular Show Provides Dazzling Start for Games", with a pair of related photos. Additional related articles and photos are found throughout. A special ... See More  

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636814

Harrison's campaign newspaper, from shortly after his death...

Item #636814

April 17, 1841

THE LOG CABIN, New York, April 17, 1841 



* re. William Henry Harrison's death

* Rare campaign title by Horace Greeley




The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one.

This issue is from shortly after Harrison's Death, content... See More  

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637330

Roger Daltery... The Who...

Gerald Ford Becomes Vice President In 1973...

Item #637330

December 07, 1973

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., December 7, 1973



*Gerald R. Ford is sworn in as V.P. - in a Washington D.C. newspaper



The front page has the full-banner headline: "Ford Sworn In as Vice President" with subheads and a related photo. Additional reports are found within, including related photos. The inside also has two articles related to their arrival in D.C. for a con

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637400

Mayor Marion Barry arrested...

McMartin Preschool teachers acquitted of Satanic ritual child-sex abuse...

Item #637400

December 21, 1989

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., December 21, 1989



* Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry arrested

* McMartin Preschool teachers acquitted of child-abuse

* Satanic ritual child-sex abuse hysteria




The front page has the two-line banner headline: "Barry Arrested on Cocaine Charges In Undercover FBI, Police Operation", with subhead: "Sources Say Mayor Used Crack In Downtow... See More  

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637467

1st successful Transatlantic Balloon flight...

Item #637467

August 17, 1978

THE DENVER POST, Denver, Colorado, August 17, 1978



* 1st successful Trans-Atlantic Balloon flight

* Maxie Anderson, Ben Abruzzo, & Larry Newman land near Paris




The front page has a near-full banner heading: "3 Balloonists Land Near Paris", with a large photo of the balloon in flight, photos of Maxie Anderson, Ben Abruzzo, & Larry Newman, and a small map. Although quite sur... See More  

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637185

Georgetown, Colorado... Tacoma, Washington Territory...

Item #637185

May 05, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883 



* Georgetown CO Colorado

* Tacoma WA Washington Territory




The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View of Tacoma, Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound"; the doublepage centerfold is a dramatic scene of a... See More  

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636819

Sam Adams... Building the frigate United States...

Item #636819

August 03, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 3, 1796 



* USS United States construction

* Samuel Adams act




The first column on the front page has an Act of the Mass. Legislature signed in type by: Samuel Adams. Page 2 has: "French Victory on the Rhine" concerning Buonaparte. Also: "Intercourse With Canada". Also a brief yet notable report from Philadelphia: "The building of... See More  

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637289

Founding of television...

Item #637289

February 04, 1927

NEW YORK TIMES, February 4, 1927 



* Early television tests

* John Logie Baird




Page 6 has one column headlines that include: "GLASGOW LISTENS TO SOUND OF FACES" "Television Inventor Shows How Image of Every Substance Emits Distinctive Refrain" "Baird Describes Research" and more. See photos for text.

This was a very significant report concerning the foundi... See More  

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637568

An early scandal in the sport of horse racing...

Item #637568

October 29, 1791

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, a pair of issues dated Oct. 29 and Nov. 15, 1791  Samuel Chifney, Sr., was a pioneer of professional horse racing and was  the leading jockey of his day. But his career ended in ignominy after a scandal around a ride on the Prince of Wales's horse, Escape. The Oct. 29 issue contains an article: "Fracas at Newmarket", the racing venue where the... See More  

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637110

Vassar College life... The Apaches...

Item #637110

July 04, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 4, 1885  The full ftpg. is a dramatic print: "Iowa - The Approach of a Tornado...". Inside has: "California - The Grasshopper Invasion...In Eldorado County"; a full page with 6 images of: "Student Life at Vassar College" "New Mexico - The Old Battle Ground of Valverde on the Rio Grande & the Scene of the Rec... See More  

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637186

Guiteau: President Garfield's assassin on trial...

Item #637186

December 03, 1881

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 3, 1881 



* President James Garfield assassination

* Charles J. Guiteau on trial




The full ftpg. shows: "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guiteau Being Escorted from the Courtroom..." and the doublepage centerfold shows; "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guards Unlocking the Handcuffs of the Prisoner...&q... See More  

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637096

Earl Wilson throws 1st African American no-hitter...

Item #637096

June 27, 1962

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 27, 1962



* Earl Wilson throws no-hitter

* Boston Red Sox

* 1st African American in AL

* Major League Baseball - MLB




The very top of the front page has a banner headline: "Wilson Hurls No-Hitter for Boston Red Sox" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Boston Red Sox pitcher, Earl Wilson, pitching the very no-hitter for... See More  

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636866

Arnold Palmer wins his 2nd Masters...

Item #636866

April 11, 1960

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1960



* Arnold Palmer "The King" wins 

* His 2nd Masters golf tournament
 



The sport's section (page 44) has a banner headline: "Palmer Wins Masters Golf Tourney With Birdies on Last 2 Holes for a 282" with subheads and 3 photos. (see) First report coverage on Arnold Palmer winning his 2nd of 4 Masters golf tournaments at Augusta... See More  

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637140

Capture of the colorful horse thief Doc Middleton...

Item #637140

July 28, 1879

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 28, 1879 



* Doc Middleton gang

* Outlaws - horse thieves




Page 3 has a great "gunslinger" type report from the Old West, headed: "A Frontier Fight" "How Doc. Middleton & Other Border Ruffians Were Routed" "A Desperate Encounter as Described by One of the Captured." This report is very detailed and takes 1 12 colu... See More  

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637595

Hank Aaron's 714 Home Runs... ties Babe Ruth...

Item #637595

April 05, 1974

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1974



* Hank Aaron home run #714 (1st report)

* Ties Babe Ruth's record

* Atlanta Braves - MLB



Near the bottom of the front page is a four column headline: "Aaron Ties Babe Ruth With 714th Homer" with subhead and nice photo.  Much more in the sport's section with more photos. 1st report coverage on Hank Aaron tying Babe Ruth for... See More  

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637564

Dr. Stephen S. Wise calls for Palestine homeland for Jews...

Item #637564

September 27, 1945

NEW YORK JOURNAL AMERICAN, September 27, 1945  The back of the front page has a 4-column heading: "Rally Will Demand Palestine As a Haven to Homeless Jews", which includes in part: "The council co-chairman, Dr. Abba Hillel Silver of Cleveland and Dr. Stephen S. Wise of New York, today declared: 'In spite of the unequivocal resolution adopted by the British Labor Party confe... See More  

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637468

After a little more than 100 years...

The Sioux Indians are compensated for lands...

Item #637468

June 14, 1979

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Pratt, Kansas, June 14, 1979



* The Sioux are awarded $17.5 million for stolen lands

* General George Custer... the Black Hills of South Dakota




The front page has a 5-column heading near the bottom of the page: "Sioux to be paid $17.5 million for lands", with coverage which begins: "A century ago, Gen. George Custer paid with his life for the government'... See More  

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637296

Spiro T. Agnew Resigns... Mets win pennant...

Item #637296

October 11, 1973

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 11, 1973  The front page has a three line banner head: "Agnew Quits Vice Presidency And Admits Tax Evasion In 67; Nixon Consults On Successor" with subhead: "Judge Orders Fine, 3 Years Probation". Related reports as well as a letter of resignation from Agnew to Nixon with Nixon's reply and a photo of Agnew.

Also on the front page is "Mets Win... See More  

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637389

In support of the Democratic principles of Thomas Jefferson...

Item #637389

August 20, 1840

THE ROUGH-HEWER, Albany, New York, August 20, 1840  Has "Devoted to the Support of the Democratic Principles of Jefferson" in the masthead below the title. Front page has: "Mr. Van Buren, and the Elective Franchise" which consumes most of this issue. Quarto-size, 8 pages, a few lite margin stains, large stain on an inside page, some foxing.

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637567

Georgi M. Malenkov replaces Joseph Stalin...

Item #637567

March 07, 1953

THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Washington, Pennsylvania, March 7, 1953 



* Georgi M. Malenkov becomes the Prime Minister of the Soviet Union

* Communist Party leader succeeds Joseph Stalin




The front page has the full banner heading: "Malenkov Is Soviet Premier", with the subheads: "New Premier Long Plotted To Gain Top Post" and "Sweeping Changes In Russia To Provide &... See More  

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637552

The "Spruce Goose" on trial...

Howard Hughes inquiry halted...

Item #637552

August 12, 1947

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 12, 1947



* Aviator Howard Hughes inquiry is halted

* The "Spruce Goose" endeavor on trial




The front page has the single column heading: "SENATORS SUSPEND INQUIRY ON HUGHES; COWARDLY, HE SAYS." The article continues on page 15 where another 5-column heading reads: "Senators Halt Inquiry as Hughes Calls Step Cowardly," which includ... See More  

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636950

Death of Sam Phillips, one of the "founders" of rock & roll...

Item #636950

July 31, 2003

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 31, 2003 



* Sam Phillips death

* Rock and roll icon

* Elvis Presley fame




The bottom of the front page has a notable report on the death of Sam Phillips, headed: "Sam Phillips, Who Launched Elvis and a Revolution, Dies" plus a related photo. Phillips played an important role in the emergence of rock and roll as the major form of popular music in the 19... See More  

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637397

Boston Red Sox...

Nomar Garciaparra hits two grand slams on home field...

Item #637397

May 11, 1999

BOSTON HERALD, Boston, Massachusetts, May 11, 1999



* Nomar Garciaparra's 2-grand slam performance

* Only occurrence of the feat on one's home field




Page 84 of the Sports Section has: "Nomar just grand", with the subhead: "Sox slam Seattle on record night", which announces only the occurrence in MLB modern history that a ballplayer hit two grand slams in the same ... See More  

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637466

John Mahaffey wins the PGA Championship...

The death of Pope Paul VI...

Item #637466

August 07, 1978

THE PHILADELPHIA ENQUIRER, Phila., Pennsylvania, August 7, 1978



* Pope Paul VI dies after having heart attack



The front page has a full banner heading: "Pope Paul Is Dead", with a large photo. Subheads include: "Suffers heart attack" and "How Pope's Successor will be chosen". Inside pages include additional coverage and photos. The front of the Sports Sectio... See More  

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637132

Arnold Palmer wins U.S. Open....

Item #637132

June 19, 1960

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, June 19, 1960



* Arnold Palmer "The King" wins U.S. Open

* Cherry Hills Country Club -Colorado

* American professional golfer




The front page of the sport's section (inside, near front) has a three column headline: "Great Driving Finish Gives Palmer Crown" with subheads and three related photos. First report coverage of Arnold Palmer&#... See More  

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636831

Morrisville, Pennsylvania Little League champions....

Item #636831

August 27, 1955

THE DETROIT NEWS, August 27, 1955



* Morrisville, Pennsylvania

* Little League baseball

* World Series champions




The sport's section (page 18) has a small one column heading: "Home Run Decides Little League Title" (see). First report coverage on the little league baseball team from Morrisville, Pennsylvania winning the World Series championship at Williamsport, Pennsylvania. I... See More  

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637543

The sport of pedestrianism: man vs. horse...

Item #637543

November 12, 1791

LONDON CHRONICLE, Nov. 12, 1791  Inside has an interesting article: "Extraordinary Walking Match", as pedestrianism was a sport at the time. It mentions: "...a match between Cotterel, the celebrated walker, and a horse belonging to Mr. Ryley, which was wagered to walk against him, for 20 miles..." with details of the man vs. horse walking match. (see).

  Eightpages, ... See More  

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637562

The immigrant issue in America in 1787...

Item #637562

May 01, 1787

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1787  Included is a brief section headed: "American News" which references the end of the Shays' Rebellion in Massachusetts, and also mention that: "...from Philadelphia...that thirty thousand emigrants have arrived there since the war; that twenty thousand Germans and Dutch occupy a tract of 50 miles; and that grants have been made of... See More  

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637199

Broadside "Extra"...

Item #637199

November 27, 1824

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, EXTRA, (Boston, Nov. 27, 1824)  This is an interesting broadside (printed on one side only) "Extra" with no date in the dateline however a period notation at the top reads "Nov. 27, 1824" and two letters in the text have Nov., 1824 dates. The reports are entirely political. Folio size, single sheet, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear at the margins.

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637222

Death of General Garcia...

Item #637222

December 12, 1898

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Dec. 12, 1898  The front page announces: "GEN. GARCIA IS DEAD" "Great Cuban Patriot Carried Off by Pneumonia" and more subheads which also includes an illustration of General Calixto Garcia. (see hyperlink for more on him). Also some column heads on the end of the Spanish-American War: "STRAIN IS OVER" "U.S. Peace Commissioners Satisf... See More  

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637520

Gandhi-Irwin Pact...

Item #637520

March 04, 1931

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, March 4, 1931



* Gandhi-Irwin Pact reached  (early 1st report)

* Mahatma Gandhi & Lord Irwin - India



The top of the front page has a one column heading: "INDIA'S PEACE ASSURED BY COMPROMISE" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.



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637489

"Monty has a double!"

Field Marshal Montgomery's body-double fooled Germany...

Item #637489

October 04, 1945

DAILY EXPRESS, London, October 4, 1945



* Clifton James delivers as "Monty's" body-double

* Great D-Day bluff




The front page has "Monty Has A Double - His D-Day bluff deceived the Germans", with related text and a photo of Lieut. Clifton James as Montgomery. Read the article to learn more details regarding this great deception which helped keep the actual date for D-D... See More  

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636921

Arnold Palmer wins his 1st PGA golf tournament....

Item #636921

August 21, 1955

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, August 21, 1955



* Arnold Palmer "The King" wins

* His very 1st victory on the PGA tour

* American professional golfer (rookie season)




Near the bottom of page 2 of the sport's section is a two column heading: "Arnold Palmer Captures Canadian Open With 265" (see). First report coverage of Arnold Palmer's very 1st victory on th... See More  

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637622

Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle murder charge...

Item #637622

September 16, 1921

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, September 16, 1921



* Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle

* Hollywood comedian actor

* Virginia Rappe murder indictment




The top of the front page has two column heading: "ARBUCKLE TO BE TRIED FOR MURDER OF VIRGINIA RAPPE" with subhead and photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning along central... See More  

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637593

Berlin Wall construction begins....

Item #637593

August 14, 1961

THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Pratt, Kansas, August 14, 1961



* Berlin Wall construction begins

* Russia - East & West Germany




The front page has a three column headline: "Clamp Off of Refugee Flow Causes Angry Berlin Clash". This was when construction of the Berlin Wall began. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, ot... See More  

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637412

1934 Naval Review...

Item #637412

June 01, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 1, 1934



* Naval Review - United States Navy

* President Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR

* New York Harbor w/ photos




The front page has a five column headline: "PRESIDENT REVIEWS GREAT NAVAL PAGEANT; 81 WARSHIPS, 185 PLANES SWEEP UP THE BAY, THRILLING CITY THRONGS WITH MIGHT OF FLEET" with many subheads and photo. Much more inside with full page pictorial. Loa... See More  

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637119

Battle of Chippawa Falls...

Item #637119

July 27, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 27, 1814 



* Battle of Chippawa

* Invasion of Upper Canada

* Niagara Falls - Ontario

* War of 1812




The front page begins with a full column: "Dispatch From Major-General Brown to the Secretary of War" which is his official report on the Battle of Chippawa Falls near Niagara. This was a notable victory for the Americans despite being outnumber... See More  

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637147

From Arizona 19 years before statehood...

Item #637147

October 11, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 11, 1893 



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated.

Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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637305

Bill the Goat Midshipman mascot kidnapped....

Item #637305

November 24, 1953

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1953



* Bill The Goat mascot kidnapping

* United States Naval Academy

* Navy Midshipman




Near the bottom of page 40 is a two column heading: "Army, Caught on Horns of Navy's Goat, Returns Purloined Mascot to Annapolis" (see) Plus reporting on the upcoming game.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, minor spine... See More  

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637465

Jimmy Carter becomes President...

Item #637465

November 03, 1976

THE GAZETTE, Medina County, Ohio, November 3, 1976



* Jimmy Carter becomes the 39th U.S. President



The front page has a full banner heading: "Carter wins cliffhanger!", with a photo. Inside pages contain additional coverage and related photos.

Only the 1st section is present, but is complete in 12 pages. There is some wear at the mid-fold, but is otherwise nice (see images).... See More  

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637456

The final edition of the Augusta Herald...

Item #637456

April 30, 1993

AUGUSTA HERALD, August, Florida, April 30, 1993



* The last issue published by this Florida title



The front page has the bold, two-line, full-banner headline: "Farewell, Augusta!", with subheads: "Herald says goodbye to town", and, "A letter from the publisher" (signed is script type, Billy Morris, with a related photo.

Believed to be complete in 18 pages, with ... See More  

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636933

Fidel Castro Takes Over Cuba...

Item #636933

January 02, 1959

THE PARSONS SUN, Kansas, January 2, 1959 



* Fulgenico Batista Flees Cuba 

* Fidel Castro and the rebels taking over
 



This 10 page newspaper has a three column headlines on the front page: "Castro Rules Cuba; President Named" with subheads and two related photos, one of Castro. 1st report coverage on the rise of Fidel Castro in Cuba.



Other news of the da
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