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687618

Large map of Burnside's accomplishments....

The death of Commodore Uriah P. Levy...

Item #687618

March 25, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1862  The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 7 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedure of flogging.

The front page has a map titled: "WHAT GENERAL BURNSIDE HAS ACCOMPLISHED, Scene of Op... See More  

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$137.00
687617

Early mention of Abraham Lincoln in a national newspaper...

Item #687617

December 27, 1843

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Dec. 27 1843  The top of page 3 has a report headed: "Illinois" being an account of activities in the state Whig Convention in Springfield, mentioning in part: "...The following gentlemen were chosen as the Whig candidates for Presidential Electors: ABRAHAM LINCOLN: S. LISLE SMITH of Cook..." with more men listed.

This is an early mention of ... See More  

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$236.00
687613

Death of President Garfield...

Item #687613

September 20, 1881

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, September 20, 1881 



* President James A. Garfield assassination

* 1st report of his death




The top of the first column is headed: "THE PRESIDENT DEAD" The Long Suffering Ended" "A Sudden and Painless Death" with additional subheads including: "A Painless Death" "Dread and Fear of the Last Hours" "The Death Unexpected By... See More  

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$88.00
687612

Martha's Vineyard... Methodist Camp Meeting...

Item #687612

August 21, 1867

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, August 21, 1867  Page 1 provides considerable details concerning the Methodist Camp Meeting at Martha's Vineyard, known as Wesleyan Grove (or Wesleyan Camp Grove). Another article tells of a similar Camp Meeting in Hatfield. Although many of the gingerbread cottages remain, and a summer camp meeting schedule continues into the present, the popularity... See More  

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$75.00
687611

Thomas Edison and his new phonograph...

Item #687611

April 27, 1878

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 27, 1878 



* Historic Phonograph invention

* Thomas Edison - inventor




Most of a column on page 11 is taken up with: "The Phonograph" "Edison Explains His Invention to the Washington Academy of Science". Subheads include: "Mr. Thomas A. Edison" "Edison In Person" "What the Phonograph is Like" which is very ... See More  

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$85.00
687610

Two accounts of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid", in a Confederate newspaper.....

Item #687610

October 18, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, October 18, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* Rare Confederate title




This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a back page account with heads: "From the Valley--Capture Of A Railroad Train" which includes in part: &... See More  

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$265.00
687609

Wall Street Bailout tentatively reached...

Death of beloved actor Paul Newman...

Item #687609

September 28, 2008

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 28, 2008



* Paul Newman's death report... in a Hollywood area newspaper

* $700-billion Wall Street bailout reached (tentative agreement)




The front page has: "Paul Newman, 1925 - 2008", followed by: "A leading man of film and philanthropy," which tell of the death of the beloved actor Paul Newman. Two photos are included. Additional photos ... See More  

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$125.00
687608

Jewish population in Europe decimated by Hitler....

Item #687608

February 17, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1945



* The Jewish Holocaust summary

* Dr. Joseph Schwartz's estimation

* Adolph Hitler's Final Solution




Page 8 has a interesting report concerning the outcome of the Jewish Holocaust near the end of World War II with a two column heading: "Schwartz Says Only 1,500,000 Jews Are Left In Europe as Result of German Murders" (see) Dr. Joseph S... See More  

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$82.00
687607

Babe Ruth re-signs with Red Sox...

Item #687607

January 15, 1918

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 15, 1918



* Early Babe Ruth (pre-fame)

* Boston Red Sox contract signing

* Major league baseball - MLB




This 24 page newspaper has a very small & discrete heading in the sport's section (page 15): "Babe Ruth Signs Contract". See photo for the very brief report on Ruth re-signing with the Boston Red Sox for the 1918 baseball season. Interesting th... See More  

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$85.00
687597

Howard Hughes & his Spruce Goose...

Item #687597

August 10, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 10, 1947 



* Howard Hughes 

* H-4 Hercules (Spruce Goose) 

* He claims it can fly (1st report)
 



The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "HUGHES PROMISES TO EXILE HIMSELF IF BIG PLANE FAILS" "His Reputation Is Involved and He Will Quit U.S. if Craft Is Useless, He Tells Senators" "Army 'Hatred... See More  

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$88.00
687596

Sugar Ray Robinson rematch title fight....

Item #687596

September 13, 1951

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 13, 1951



* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randolph Turpin

* Famous middleweight rematch title fight



The front page has a two column heading: "Ray Robinson Stops Randy Turpin in 10th To Regain Ring Title" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section.

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

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$75.00
687595

Death of Chairman Mao in a Beijing, China, newspaper...

Item #687595

September 10, 1976

PEOPLE'S DAILY, Peking (Beijing), China, Sept. 10, 1976 



* People's Republic of China founder

* Mao Zedong death (1st report)

* Best title to be had ? (rare)




This is likely the most notable issue reporting the death of Chairman Mao Tse Tung (Zedong) of the People's Republic of China who died Sept. 9. The full front page is taken up with his black-bordered photo headed (in ... See More  

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$62.00
687590

Anna Sage and Dillinger's demise...

Item #687590

September 29, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 29, 1935



* re. John Dillinger's assassination

* Anna Sage - Ana Cumpănaș

* "Woman in Red" $$ reward




The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "TIP ON DILLINGER HALTS DEPORTATION" with subheads that include: "'Woman in Red' Says Purvis Promised to Have Alien Proceedings Dropped" and more. (see)

Other news of the da... See More  

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687584

Review of Justin Bieber's "Never Say Never"...

Item #687584

February 11, 2011

LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 11, 2011



* Review of Justin Bieber's "Never Say Never"

* Best newspaper to collect regarding this event

* Additional poster-sized ads for several other debuts




Page D-6 has: "Well, Beliebers will enjoy this," with supporting text and a small photo, which provides a review of the Justin Bieber movie, "Never Say Never." Poster-size... See More  

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$80.00
687583

Printed on the run... Three General Orders...

A Memphis newspaper printed in Atlanta...

Item #687583

January 12, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 12, 1864 



* A very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run - a Memphis newspaper printed in Atlanta

* Three General Orders and more




If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War--see the information at the bottom of this listing.

Among the ... See More  

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$265.00
687582

On the Emancipation Proclamation and the Battle of Antietam...

Item #687582

October 04, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 4, 1862  Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the various reports inside are: "Lincoln's War Policy" "Comments of the Northern Press on Lincoln's Abolition Proclamation" which concerns the recent Emancipation ... See More  

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$158.00
687581

A two-issue set...

Peggy Fleming clinches path to Olympic Gold!

Item #687581

February 08, 1969

THE PARSONS SUN, Parsons, Kansas, February 8 & 9, 1968 (two issue set)



* Peggy Fleming clinches path to Olympic Gold!



The first issue has, in the Sports Section: "U.S. Ice Queen Has Wide Lead," with supporting text which tells of her having clinched a path to Olympic Gold victory. The issue of the day after also has the related article: "Peggy Is In Class By Herself."... See More  

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687580

Peggy Fleming wins Olympic Gold!

Item #687580

February 24, 1969

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, February 24, 1968



* Peggy Fleming wins Olympic Gold!



The front page has: "Peggy Fleming - Olympic Queen," which tells of the page 11 featured report: "Olympic Victory Worth the Grind, Peggy Declares," with considerable details of her Olympic Gold Medal showing. Included is a related 4 by 6 inch photo. Peggy earned the U.S.'s onl... See More  

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687579

The Los Angeles Kings win the Stanley Cup...

Item #687579

June 12, 2012

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 12, 2012



* L.A. Kings win the Stanley Cup for the 1st time

* Best newspaper to collect regarding this event




The front page tells of the 1st time the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup Finals: "L.A.'S NEW ROYALTY," with subhead: "Kings turn tumult into triumph, capturing team's first Stanley Cup." A large photo with supporting text is fo... See More  

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687577

Beauregard's congratulations on Shiloh... Fort Jackson... Pulaski...

Item #687577

April 24, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 24, 1862 



* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing - Beauregard's praise

* Fort Jackson... Fall of Pulaski...

* Rare Confederate title from the war origin




This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline (see images).

Perhaps the best items is: "Gen. Beauregard's A... See More  

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$178.00
687576

Civil War map shows Eastern Virginia... Siege of Yorktown...

Item #687576

April 21, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1862 



* Virginia Civil War map

* Siege of Yorktown

* Battle of Lee's Mill




The front page features a nice & very detailed map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia." plus there are one column heads including: "From McDowell's Department" "Brilliant Dash at Fredericksburg" "Our Troops Occupy the Suburbs&qu... See More  

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687575

American merchants distressed... An encounter with a great whale..

Item #687575

January 21, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, January 21, 1768  The front page has reports from America - two from Boston and another from Providence, Rhode Island. One of the former gives details of an unusual encounter with a great whale, and the latter briefly mentions the distress that merchants are experiencing due to the importation of goods and the additional burdens which have been placed upon them. Page 6 h... See More  

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687573

The off-broadway beginning of "A Chorus Line"...

Item #687573

June 02, 1975

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, June 2, 1975



* A Chorus Line is Reviewed pre-Broadway

* Off-Broadway at the Public Theater

* Michael Bennett, Marvin Hamlisch, Nicholas Dante, & James Kirkwood Jr

* The issue is from the Village Voice's own collection




A great issue reporting the very beginning of what would become a Broadway mega hit, "A Chorus Line". This issue reviews the m... See More  

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$160.00
687572

China Clipper maiden trans-pacific flight... 1st of its kind...

Item #687572

November 24, 1935

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, November 24, 1935  This 50+ page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "Hawaii Hails China Clipper; To Make Second Lap Today" "First Trans-Pacific Airmail Plane Ends Perfect 2400-Mile Flight at Honolulu--Engineering Officer Describes Its easy 'Half-Throttle' Trip"



Tells of the maiden flight of th... See More  

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$55.00
687566

Neil Armstrong steps on the moon in 1969...

Item #687566

July 21, 1969

WAPAKONETA DAILY NEWS, Ohio, July 21, 1969  A great issue on this significant event as this newspaper is from Neil Armstrong's hometown. Typically issues of this date carried a headline "Man Walks On Moon" but this hometown newspaper personalized the report honoring their local hero with: "NEIL STEPS ON THE MOON".

This is likely the only newspaper in the country with ... See More  

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687538

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1667...

Item #687538

June 20, 1667

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 20, 1667



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More  

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$57.00
687534

H.H. Holmes..... 1st U.S. serial killer....

Item #687534

July 30, 1895

HELENA EVENING HERALD, Montana, July 30, 1895



* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett

* Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago


* America's 1st serial killer



The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "HOLMES' STORY" "The Wholesale Murderer and Insurance Swindler Gives His Version of Pietzel Sr.'s Death" and more. (see) Coverage on... See More  

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687533

1930 Chicago gangland war in full swing...

Item #687533

November 04, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 4, 1930



* Chicago gangland wars

* Al 'Scarface' Capone era

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The front page has a five column heading concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "Capone Asks For Beer Monopoly" with subheads. Related photo is on the back page. (see) When it comes to gangsters, or... See More  

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$78.00
687526

Death of grunge rocker Kurt Cobain...

Item #687526

April 09, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 9, 1994 



* Kurt Cobain suicide death (1st report)

* Seattle grunge rock band Nirvana

* Singer - songwriter - guitarist




The bottom of the ftpg. has a report headed: "Grunge Rock's Kurt Cobain Dies in Apparent Suicide" with subhead: "A shotgun blast to the head claims leader of Nirvana. He was seen as voice of a generation adrift." Inclu... See More  

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$115.00
687522

Abe Lincoln on the Civil War... Georgia secedes from the Union...

Item #687522

January 20, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, January 20, 1861 



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* The Civil War about to begin

* Georgia secedes from the Union




The front page has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, with first column heads including: "The Revolution" "Important News from the South" "Projected Seizure of Fort ... See More  

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687521

1934 "Sneakers Game" NFL title.... NYG...

Item #687521

December 10, 1934

THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, Vermont, December 10, 1934 



* The famed "Sneakers Game" 

* NFL football title championship
 



The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "Giants Capture Pro Grid Title; Beat Bears 30-13" with subhead. (see) First report coverage of the famous "Sneakers Game" which was the 1934 NFL football championship. The New York Gia... See More  

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$46.00
687519

Sitar family murders.... "devil made me do it"...

Item #687519

January 30, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1932



* The Sitar family murders

* Manitoba prairie - Canada

* "Devil's hatchet man"




Page 5 has a one column heading: "NINE SLAIN IN NIGHT, FARM HOUSE FIRED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Sitar family murders. Thomas Hreczkosy, a farmhand, said Satan and a fly told him to kill family with axe

Other news, sport... See More  

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687517

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

Item #687517

February 14, 1939

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 14, 1939



* Louis D. Brandeis retires (1st report)

* 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice




The front page has a great banner headline: "NEW VACANCY ON HIGH COURT" with subheads. Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete with all 28 pages, rag... See More  

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687516

Premiere (EVE) of "The Matrix", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #687516

March 30, 1999

LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 30, 1999 (sections 1 and F totaling 38 pages)



* Best "The Matrix" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere ad (EVE)

* Science fiction action - Keanu Reeves




A nice issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Matrix" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment... See More  

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687512

Hauptmann charged with the murder of the Lindbergh baby...

Item #687512

September 21, 1934

HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, September 21, 1934 



* Bruno Hauptmann arrested 

* Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping




The front page has a great banner headline: "ARREST LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPER, FIND RANSOM" with subhead and photo of Charles Jr. More on pages 2 & 3 with full page pictorial.

Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, light toning, some margin wear, par... See More  

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687511

Early 1937 Notre Dame basketball win...

Item #687511

February 04, 1937

SECTION TWO (Sports) only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Feb. 4, 1937



* Notre Dame Fighting Irish basketball

* Early game vs. Purdue Boilermakers

* Nice headline for display - Johnny Moir




The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "NOTRE DAME DEFEATS PURDUE FIVE, 47 TO 40" with subheads, small photo of Johnny Moir and stats. (see) Nice for display.

Complete sectio... See More  

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687473

Nazi pilot Peter Krug captured...

Item #687473

April 22, 1942

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 22, 1942



* Nazi pilot Peter Krug captured

* Max Stephan w/ photo




The front page has a nice banner headline: "ESCAPED NAZI FLIER KRUG BELIEVED NABBED IN TEXAS" with subheads and photo of Peter Krug's abettor who would be found guilty of treason.

Complete with 16 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins.... See More  

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687472

Al Capone freed from prison....

Item #687472

November 17, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE November 17, 1939



* Al 'Scarface" Capone freed from prison

* Chicago gangster becomes a free man




The front page has a two column heading: "G-Men Guarding Capone, Critically Ill in Hospital". (see) Coverage continues on  page 8 with photo of Capone.

Thirty pages, light toning and wear at the margins with some small binding holes along the spi... See More  

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687471

Kurt Schuschnigg becomes chancellor of Austria...

Item #687471

July 30, 1934

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 30, 1934



* Chancellor Kurt Schuschnigg

* Federal State of Austria

* Foe of Adolph Hitler




The top of the front page has a five column headline: "Monarchist Named Austrian Chancellor as Nazis' Seizure of Vienna Is Feared; Allies May Brand Berlin Guilty in Crisis" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Kurt Schuschnigg becoming the 1... See More  

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$42.00
687470

1921 ZR-2 - R38 class airship disaster....

Item #687470

August 25, 1921

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 25, 1921



* ZR-2 disaster

* R38 class airship



The top of the front page has a banner headline: "GIANT AIRSHIP BURSTS; 44 DIE" with subheads. More on pages 2 & 3 with related pictorial.

Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally good.



wikipedia notes: On 23 August 1921, ZR-2 was d... See More  

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687469

Fleagle gang .... Lamar, Colorado robbery...

Item #687469

May 26, 1928

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 26, 1928



* Fleagle Gang  & the Lamar, Colorado bank robbery

* American bank robbers & murderers hunted




The front page has a nice banner headline: "PLANES HUNT FLEEING KILLERS" with subheads. Coverage on the hunt for the Fleagle Gang just after the Lamar , Colorado bank robbery. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the ... See More  

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$58.00
687467

1921 Battle of Blair Mountain...

Item #687467

August 31, 1921

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 31, 1921



* Battle of Blair Mountain

* Logan County, West Virginia




The front page has a nice banner headline: "'DISPERSE,' U.S. TELLS MINERS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage on the Battle of Blair Mountain in the coal regions of West Virginia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.... See More  

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$68.00
687466

Ben Hogan wins 1953 Masters golf tournament

Item #687466

April 13, 1953

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., April 13, 1953



* Ben Hogan wins Masters Tournament

* Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia




The sport's section (page 5) has a one column heading: "Ben Hogan" (see) First report coverage on Ben Hogan winning the 1953 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Unfortunate for the small report here but still a first report.

Complete with all ... See More  

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$38.00
687465

First Trans-Pacific flight to Australia in 1928...

Item #687465

June 04, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 4, 1928 



* 1st Trans-pacific airplane flight (during)

* Southern Cross monoplane to Australia


* Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith 



The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIJI FLYERS RIDE OUT STORM" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Some related photos are on the back page.

Complete with all 46 pages, this is the "rag edition&... See More  

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$57.00
687463

1928 Pineapple Primary in Chicago... gangland...

Item #687463

April 11, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 11, 1928



* Pineapple Primary in Chicago

* William Hale Thompson - Big Bill

* Gangster era elections - corruption

* Best publication to be had (very rare)



The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "EMMERSON WINS BY 440,000; Swanson Beats State's Attorney Crowe by 120,000" with subheads. (see) More on the following pages. First report ... See More  

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687462

1931 Alabama Rose Bowl football win

Item #687462

January 02, 1931

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 2, 1931



* Rose Bowl: Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Washington State



The top of page 12 has a seven column headline: "Alabama's Long Passing Attack Bewilders Washington State" with subheads, play by play descriptions and lineups.

Complete with 28 pages, some wear at the central fold and spine, with a little unrelated text loss, otherwis... See More  

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$48.00
687461

Helen Jacobs wins 1933 US Open....

Item #687461

August 27, 1933

SPORT'S SECTION ONLY of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, August 27, 1933



* Helen Jacobs vs. Helen Wills Moody

* US Open tennis championships




The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "HELEN JACOBS WINS; MRS. MOODY QUITS COURT" with subheads. Nice for display. Photo of Jacobs on page 3. First report coverage on Helen Jacobs winning the 1933 United States Open Tennis... See More  

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687460

1928 Chicago gangland war in full swing...

Item #687460

June 06, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 6, 1928



* Morris Eller Gang - "Bloody 20th Ward"

* Chicago gangland wars

* Al 'Scarface' Capone era

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "GRILL ELLER ON BLOODY 20TH" with subheads. (see) When it comes ... See More  

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$48.00
687459

1908 Woman serial killer Belle Gunness...

Item #687459

May 11, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 11, 1908



* Woman serial killer Belle Gunness

* La Porte, Indiana murder farm case




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "LA PORTE MYSTERY IS NOT YET COMPLETELY SOLVED" with subheads. (see). Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile ... See More  

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$44.00
687458

1952 Canada Lee death....

Item #687458

May 10, 1952

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 10, 1952



* Canada Lee death (1st report)

* Professional boxer & actor

* African American acting pioneer




Page 4 has a one column heading: "Canada Lee, Famous Negro Actor, Dead" with small photo. (see)

Complete with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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$75.00
687457

Amelia Earhart flies solo across the Atlantic...

Item #687457

May 21, 1932

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 21, 1932 



* Amelia Earhart - transatlantic flight

* 1st woman to achieve solo

* Airplane flight begins (1st report)




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "AMELIA PUTNAM STARTS HOP TO PARIS EXACTLY FIVE YEARS AFTER LINDBERGH'S TAKEOFF" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. (see) This was the fir... See More  

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$98.00
687456

1926 Robert Todd Lincoln death...

Item #687456

July 27, 1926

KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, Missouri, July 27, 1926



* Robert Todd Lincoln death

* Abraham's last surviving child




The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "Lincoln To Rest By Father's Side" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of President Abraham Lincoln's 1st son.

Complete in 14 pages, light toning with some wear at the margins, some small binding hole... See More  

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$40.00
687455

Battle of Saipan... U.S. Marines...

Item #687455

July 01, 1944

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 1, 1944



* Battle of Saipan ongoing

* Marines at the Mariana Islands

* Imperial Japanese Army




The front page has a nice headline: "YANKS LOSE 9,752 SAIPAN" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

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687454

1926 Granite, Colorado train wreck disaster...

Item #687454

September 06, 1926

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 6, 1926



* Granite, Chaffee County, Colorado

* Arkansas River train wreck disaster




The front page has a one column heading: "Trains Topples Into River; 15 Dead, 50 Hurt" First report coverage on the Granite train wreck of 1926.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 26 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, g... See More  

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687453

1931 Battle of Evarts... Harlan, Kentucly...

Item #687453

May 06, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 6, 1931



* Battle of Evarts - Coal miners - mining

* Harland County Wars - Kentucky




The front page has a one column heading: "4 Guarding Mines Slain in Outbreak" Related photo is on the back page. (see)

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687452

1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty signed...

Item #687452

May 27, 1972

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass. May 27, 1972



* Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty

* United States & Soviet Union

* Atomic - nuclear bombs - weapons

* Richard Nixon - Leonid Brezhnev




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Summit nuclear accord" with lead-in: "Arms Control agreement" (see)

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687450

Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial...

Item #687450

January 04, 1935

THE DETROIT NEWS, January 4, 1935.

 

* Charles Lindbergh Jr. Baby Kidnapping Trial

* Mother and father take the stand

* Court testimony




The front page has a five column heading: "Lindy Identifies Hauptmann Voice" with subheads and related photo. (see) Another related photo with court testimony on page 2.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete i
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687449

Lou Gehrig gets special election for Hall of Fame...

Item #687449

December 08, 1939

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 8, 1939



* Lou Gehrig "The Iron Horse"

* New York Yankees baseball

* To get in Hall of Fame due to illness

* Baseball Writers' Association of America




Page 37 has a small and somewhat inconspicuous one column heading: "Writers Vote To Put Gehrig In Hall Of Fame" (see)

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

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687448

Eddie Arcaro wins 5th Kentucky Derby...

Item #687448

May 04, 1952

SECTION 2 (sports) only of The Detroit News, May 4, 1952



* Eddie Arcaro wins 5th Kentucky Derby

* Hill Gail - thoroughbred horse racing race




The front page of this section has a banner headline: "Arcaro and 110,000 All Hail Hill Gail" with 3 related photos. This was Arcaro's 5th and last Kentucky Derby victory.

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687391

1952 Gen. Francis Dodd hostage release...

Item #687391

May 12, 1952

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1952



* General Francis Dodd

* Korean War hostage release

* Geojedo Island, South Korea




The top of the front page has a three column photo with heading: "Released General Greeted On Arrival In Seoul" Also a one column heading: "NEWS ON GEN. DODD WITHHELD BY ARMY AS INQUIRY STARTS" with subheads. (see)

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687388

Jewish Holocaust becomes a public reality...Nazi atrocities...

Item #687388

September 03, 1942

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Sept. 3, 1942 



* Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time 

* Nazi-occupied Europe exterminations 

* Terezin military fortress - Czech Republic




The top of page 3 has a two column heading: "Horror Treatment of Jews Is Charged" with lead-in: "Living Death In A Nazi Dungeon". See images for coverage on the atrocities in Nazi-occu... See More  

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687386

SS United States ocean liner 1st trial run...

Item #687386

May 15, 1952

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1952



* SS United States ocean liner

* First trial run - Newport News

* Future Blue Riband - Atlantic Ocean




The top of the front page has a four column photo with heading: "American Superliner Begins Her First Trial Run" with text. First report coverage on the SS United States making her first trial run after completing construction.

Complet
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687383

1945 USS California (BB-44)... Japanese kamikaze attacks....

Item #687383

July 28, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1945



* USS California (BB-44) - Tennessee-class battleship

* Japanese kamikazes - Battle of Lingayen Gulf




The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Kamikaze Hits the California; Battleship Fights On; Losses 203". This is on the Japanese kamikaze attacks on the USS California during the Battle of Lingayen Gulf. Reporting on many disasters ... See More  

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687382

Nile Kinnick wins 1939 Heisman Trophy...

Item #687382

December 07, 1939

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 7, 1939 



* Nile Kinnick wins Heisman Trophy (1st report) 

* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football
 



The front page of section 3 (sports pg. 27) has a one column heading: "Kinnick Gets real Workout Signing Name" (see)

Complete with 40 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.



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687376

Princess Anne, Maryland Negro lynching...

Item #687376

October 19, 1933

THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 19, 1933.



* George Armwood Negro lynched

* Princess Anne, Maryland

* Last lynching in the state




The top of page 2 has a terrific banner headline: "MARYLAND NEGRO LYNCHED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro George Armwood in Princess Anne, Maryland.

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687375

1937 court-packing plan... FDR...

Item #687375

February 06, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1937



* Judicial Procedures Reform Bill of 1937

* United States Supreme Court packing plan

* President Franklin D. Roosevelt - New Deal




The front page has a banner headline: "DEMANDS HIGH COURT OF 15" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete text of Roosevelt's message and more inside. Loads of text. Some related photos and heading on the ... See More  

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687371

1813 Death of the "Gerrymander"...

Item #687371

April 07, 1813

BOSTON GAZETTE, April 8, 1813 



* Death of the "Gerrymander"

* Governor Elbridge Gerry




Page 3 begins with an interesting article headed: "The Gerrymander", essentially a report of its death. The "gerrymander" was--and remains to this day--a controversial political maneuver used to reshape voting districts in order to favor a political party. It was named fo... See More  

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687370

Freedom of the Press goes to Supreme Court...

Item #687370

June 02, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1931



* Near vs. Minnesota re. freedom of the press

* Landmark United States Supreme Court decision




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'PRESS GAG' BARRED BY SUPREME COURT; MINNESOTA LAW HIT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. First report coverage on the Near v. Minnesota landmark United States Supreme Court de... See More  

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687369

The California bandit is finally captured...

Item #687369

May 15, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1874 



* Californio bandido

* Los Angeles outlaw




The front page has a report of the capture of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez. Vasquez was a Mexican bandit who was active in California from as early as 1857 until his capture. The Vasquez Rocks, the steep, sloped rocks about 40 miles north of Los Angeles, were one of his many hideouts and received their name... See More  

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687365

1945 USS Bunker Hill... Japanese kamikaze attacks....

Item #687365

June 28, 1945

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., June 28, 1945



* USS Bunker Hill - Essex-class aircraft carrier

* Invasion of Okinawa - Kamikazes attack




The front page has a two column heading: "Bunker Hill Hit by Two Suicide Planes Will Fight Again" with 3 related photos above the masthead. (see) First report coverage on the Japanese kamikaze attacks on the USS Bunker Hill during the invasion of Ok... See More  

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687364

1930 Chicago gangland war in full swing...

Item #687364

November 17, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 17, 1928



* Capone and Bugs Moran mention

* Chicago gangland wars

* Al 'Scarface' Capone era

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "SLAY RACKET BOSS AT DESK" with subheads. (see) Two related photos and heading are... See More  

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687363

Japan surrenders, ending World War II...

Item #687363

August 14, 1945

THE BOSTON HERALD, Aug. 14, 1945 



* World War II ends

* Japanese surrenders

* Nice headline for display




The front pages has a banner headline: "TOKYO SAYS JAPS QUIT" and more with subheads and related photo. Nice for display.

Complete with 16 pages, a little spine and central fold wear, generally good.... See More  

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687362

Joe Louis to become champion for 1st time....

Item #687362

June 20, 1937

SPORT'S SECTION ONLY of the the Chicago Tribune, June 20, 1937



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. James Braddock

* World heavyweight boxing championship


* Site of the fight is established - best title (rare)



The front page of this section has a banner headline: "BRADDOCK FIGHTS LOUIS AT SOX PARK JUNE 22" with subheads and related pictorial. (see) Nice for display. This would be ... See More  

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687361

Abortions ruled legal: Roe vs. Wade decision...

Item #687361

January 23, 1973

AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, Ohio, Jan. 23, 1973



* Abortion made legal

* Roe v. Wade decision

* U.S. Supreme Court

*** Front leaf only ***




This is the front leaf only. The front page has the Supreme Court's landmark decision on Roe v. Wade. While some of the coverage was continued onto inside pages which are not present, finding issues with the Roe v. Wade decision are quite rare.

The 3 col... See More  

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687360

Abortions ruled legal: Roe vs. Wade decision...

Item #687360

January 23, 1973

AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, Ohio, Jan. 23, 1973 This is the front leaf only. The front page has the Supreme Court's landmark decision on Roe v. Wade. While some of the coverage was continued onto inside pages which are not present, finding issues with the Roe v. Wade decision are quite rare.

The 3 column, 3-line heading states: "Ruling Signals Change In Ohio author writer of the decision.

Thi... See More  

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687359

Abortions ruled legal: Roe vs. Wade decision...

Item #687359

January 23, 1973

THE TIMES-UNION, Rochester, New York, Jan. 23, 1973 



* Abortion made legal (1st report)

* Roe v. Wade decision

* U.S. Supreme Court




Although the front page has report on the funeral plans for Lyndon B. Johnson, the most notable content is on page 11 which reports on the historic Roe vs. Wade abortion case.

The top of the page has: "Supreme Court: Abortion Battle Lines Drawn"... See More  

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687358

1937 Elihu Root death...

Item #687358

February 07, 1937

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Feb. 7, 1937



* Elihu Root death (1st report)

* Republican politician - statesman

* Secretary of State and War

* Nobel Peace Prize winner




The front page has a nice banner headline: "DEATH TAKES ELIHU ROOT, 92" with subhead. Related pictorial is on  page 11. (see)

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687357

The very first Medal of Honor recipients...

Item #687357

March 26, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, March 26, 1863



* 1st Medal of Honor recipients

* American Civil War

* Jacob Parrott & more




This issue has a report quite inconspicuous in its presentation yet exceedingly significant in its place in history. It reports the very first recipients of perhaps the most prestigious & coveted award for military valor: the Medal of Honor.

Page 4 has a one column heading: ... See More  

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687356

Ben Hogan wins 1951 Masters golf tournament

Item #687356

April 09, 1951

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1951



* Ben Hogan wins Masters Tournament

* Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia




The sport's section (page 32) has a banner headline: "Hogan Captures Masters Golf for First Time, Beating Reigel by 2 Strokes" with subheads, photo and scores. First report coverage on Ben Hogan winning the 1951 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Always nice t... See More  

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687355

Alabama wins Rose Bowl in 1946

Item #687355

January 02, 1946

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 2, 1946



* Rose Bowl: Alabama Crimson Tide vs. USC Trojans

* Orange Bowl: Miami Hurricanes vs. Holy Cross Crusaders

* Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. St. Mary's

* Cotton Bowl: Texas Longhorns vs. Missouri Tigers



Page 14 has a one column heading: "Alabama Rolls over USC, 34-14" with lineups and related photo. Also reports on the Orange, ... See More  

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687354

Ibn Saud conquers Yemen in 1934...

Item #687354

May 05, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1934



* King Ibn Saud conquers Yemen

* Saudi-Yemeni War - Saudi Arabia




The top of the back page has a one column heading: IBN SAUD MARCHERS ON YEMEN CAPITAL" with subheads. (see)

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687336

1934 death of the "Hotdog Man"

Item #687336

May 04, 1934

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 4, 1934



* Harry M. Stevens death

* Inventor of the hot dog

* "Hotdog Man" King

* Food concessionaire




The top of the back page has a one column heading: "HARRY STEVENS, 'HOT DOG KING,' DIES AT 78" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 26 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.... See More  

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687335

Post 1873 Colfax, Louisiana massacre.....

Item #687335

May 07, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Indiana, May 7, 1873



* Post Colfax massacre - riot

* St. Martinville Parish, Louisiana

* Unrest continues in the State




The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "LOUISIANA" "Progress Of The Civil War" "Picket Firing at St. Martinsville" and more.

Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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687333

SS Normandie 1st test runs...

Item #687333

May 06, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 6, 1935



* SS Normandie pre maiden voyage test

* French ocean liner passenger ship




The top of page 37 has a two column heading: "Normandie, Biggest Ship, Rides Waves Easily; Triumphs in Her First Tests on High Seas" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp w... See More  

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687332

Battle of Warsaw (1920)... Polish-Soviet War...

Item #687332

August 23, 1920

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 23, 1920



* Battle of Warsaw (1920)

* Miracle of the Vistula

* Polish-Soviet War - Poland




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "RUSSIAN ARMIES IN POLAND MEET DISASTER 75,000 PRISONERS TAKEN" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 16 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, some small binding holes along the spine, generally good.... See More  

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687330

Abortions ruled legal... Roe vs. Wade decision...

Item #687330

January 24, 1973

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1973



* Abortion made legal

* Roe v. Wade decision

* U.S. Supreme Court

* Vietnam War cease-fire accord

* United States involvement ends




This issue contains coverage on the landmark Supreme Court decision concerning abortion. Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Court's Abortion Ruling Leaves Grave Medical and Legal Issues&qu... See More  

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687320

re. 1952 USS Hobson & Wasp disaster....

Item #687320

May 07, 1952

THE NEW YORK TIMES May 7, 1952



* USS Hobson destroyer survivors

* re. USS Wasp aircraft carrier collision




The top of the front page has a four column photo with heading: "Wasp Makes Port With 61 Survivors of the Hobson" with text.

Complete with 56 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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687319

1898 Nikola Tesla's remote controlled boat...

Item #687319

November 19, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 19, 1898



* Inventor Nikola Tesla

* Radio remote controlled boat




Great issue on the early radio remote control. Page 6 has a fascinating article with 3 related diagrams on the recent invention of Nikola Tesla's remote controlled boat. (see)

Other inventions of the day throughout. Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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687280

Albert Einstein's theory supported...

Item #687280

December 31, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1931



* Professor Albert Einstein

* California Institute of Technology

* Theory of General Relativity

* Robert Andrews Millikan




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "California Test Supports Einstein Theory; Light Velocity Is Found to Be Constant" Lengthy text continues inside.

Also on the front page is a two column heading: "... See More  

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687277

Yasunari Kawabata suicide ? death...

Item #687277

April 17, 1972

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1972



* Yasunari Kawabata suicide ? death

* Japanese novelist & short Story writer




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Kawabata, Japanese Novelist Who Won on Nobel Prize, a Suicide" with photo. (see) Also front page coverage on the launching of the Apollo 16 Moon mission.

Complete with 56 pages, good condition.



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687275

Just before the Battle of the Bulge...

Item #687275

December 12, 1944

STARS AND STRIPES, Italy edition, Dec. 12, 1944  The official newspaper of the: "...U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater...". The front page has some content concerning the events just prior to the famous Battle of the Bulge with: "U.S. 1st Army Advances In Fighting For Duren" "Resistance Weakening Along Roer" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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687273

1942 Japanese midget submarines... Sydney Harbor attack...

Item #687273

June 01, 1942

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 1, 1942 



* Sydney Harbor, Australia attacked 

* Imperial Japanese Navy - midget submarines 

* Cologne, Germany RAF bomber attack
 



The front page has a nice banner headline: "JAP SUBS RAID SYDNEY; 3 HIT" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the attack of Sydney Harbor in Australia by submarines of the Imperi... See More  

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687270

King Tut's tomb discovered in 1922...

Item #687270

December 22, 1922

NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1922



* Discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb

* Egyptian Pharaoh - Howard Carter

* New York Times reporter visits




The top of the has a one column heading: "TIMES MAN VIEWS SPLENDORS OF TOMB OF TUTANKHAMEN" with subheadS. (see) This was during the historic discovery of King Tut's tomb by British archaeologist Howard Carter. It would not be ... See More  

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687267

Herbert Hoover nominated for President...

Item #687267

June 17, 1928

SECTION 9 ONLY of the New York Times, June 17, 1928



* Herbert Clark Hoover nominated for President

* 1928 Republican National Convention




The front page of this section only has a banner headline:  "HOOVER: A NEW TYPE AMONG CANDIDATES; The Eingineer, War Organizer and Cabinet Officer Brings His Talents Into the Political Arena for the Republican Party--His Unique Career Has Embrac... See More  

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687261

Wilbur Underhill shot and captured...

Item #687261

December 31, 1933

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 31, 1933



* Wilbur Underhill Jr. shot & captured

* "Tri-State Terror" - Oklahoma bandit




The front page has a one column heading: "Wilbur Underhill Makes Last Stand" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.



wikipedia notes: Wilbur Underhill, Jr. (March 16, 1901 &... See More  

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687260

Albert Einstein in 1929....

Item #687260

January 25, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 25, 1929.



* Albert Einstein's new field theory

* Electricity - magnetism - gravitation




The front page of section three has a one column heading: "Scientists Plot to Upset Law of Gravitation" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

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

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687258

1923 Cleveland School Camden SC fire....

Item #687258

May 18, 1923

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 18, 1923



* Cleveland school house fire tragedy

* Camden, Kershaw co., South Carolina



The top of the front page has a banner headline: "MORE THAN 70 LIVES LOST IN SCHOOL HOUSE FIRE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Cleveland school fire tragedy in Camden, South Carolina.

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

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687190

1934 Harveys Lake murder...

Item #687190

May 06, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 6, 1935



* Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania murder

* Freda McKechnie & Robert Edwards

* "American Tragedy" execution




The front page has a nice banner headline: "GIRL'S SLAYER DIES IN CHAIR" with subhead. Nice for display. Three related photos are on the back page. (see)

Complete with 32 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small bin... See More  

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687189

Richard Ramirez, the 'Night Stalker', in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #687189

April 16, 1986

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 16, 1986



* Richard Ramirez trial

* The "Night Stalker" serial killer

* Best title to be had ?




 Page 3 of section II has a report on the "Night Stalker" murder case of Richard Ramirez, headed: "Ramirez Ordered Her to 'Swear Upon Satan,' Rape Victim Testifies" Great to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, the city wh... See More  

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687187

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1700...

Item #687187

November 07, 1700

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 7, 1700



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* At the turn of the 18th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is c... See More  

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687186

1844 runaway slaves ad...

Item #687186

October 26, 1844

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, October 26, 1844



* Several runaway slaves in one ad



The ftpg. has a detailed notice offering a "Seven Hundred Dollars Reward" for "...the following slaves, to wit: Lewis, who calls himself Lewis Brawner....Daniel calls himself Daniel Paine....Charles calls himself Charles Mastin....Henry calls himself Henry Chapman....Also Gradison....... See More  

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687185

1970 Ted Bundy's sorority house attack...

Item #687185

January 16, 1978

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, Jan. 16, 1978



* Ted Bundy - American serial killer

* Women - young girls rapist - murderer

* Florida State University sorority house attack




The first column of the front page has a small and somewhat discrete report under: "Tallahassee" (see) Unfortunate for the small and brief report here, but still a 1st report. Of course it was not known at the ... See More  

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687168

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #687168

August 16, 1766

(5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated June 2, 1757, March 4, 1762, March 14, 1767, Nov. 15, 1770, & Nov. 17, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & a little foxing or fold rubbing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American col... See More  

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687167

The war in Europe has ended...

Item #687167

May 08, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1945 



* German Instrument of Surrender

* V-E day - Nazis quit

* Reims, France

* FRONT LEAF ONLY ***




The front page has great & very historic three line banner headline: "FINAL SURRENDER SIGNED IN BERLIN RUINS; SOVIET JOINS IN PROCLAMATION TRIUMPH; TRUMAN WARNS VICTORY 'IS BUT HALF WON" with subheads and a related photo.(see)

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687166

18th century runaway slave ad...

Item #687166

January 20, 1798

GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 20, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (3) Slavery advertisements




Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including three on the back page for ... See More  

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687165

1934 Kelayres Massacre - Pennsylvania....

Item #687165

November 06, 1934

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, November 6, 1934



* Kelayres Massacre - Pennsylvania

* Democratic parade shooting

* "Big Joe" Bruno




The front page has a one column heading: "BULLETS MOW MARCHERS DOWN DURING PARADE" with subheads. (see) Another related article on the front page. First report coverage on the Kelayres massacre, an attack on Democratic parade marche... See More  

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687164

Ku Klux Klan w/ D. C. Stephenson....

Item #687164

April 02, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 2, 1928



* Indiana KKK Ku Klux Klan

* D. C. Stephenson - Grand Dragon




The front page has a great banner headline: "STEPHENSON BARES KU KLUX" with subheads. (see) Nice for display and rare as such.

Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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687163

Civil Works Administration created by FDR....

Item #687163

November 09, 1933

THE DETROIT NEWS, November 9, 1933 



* The creation of the Civil Works Administration

* New Deal - Great Depression

* Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR




The front page has a banner headline "38,000 Jobs Here In U. S. Plan'" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Civil Works Administration being created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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687162

Dillinger's aid, Herbert Youngblood, killed...

Item #687162

March 17, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1934



* The hunt for John Dillinger

* Negro Herbert Youngblood Shot Dead

* Crown Point, Indiana escape partner

* re. famous wooden gun jail break




The front page has a one column heading: "AIDE, SHOT, REVEALS DILLINGER'S TRAIL" with subheads. (see)

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687160

Byron Nelson wins 1942 Masters golf tournament

Item #687160

April 14, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1942



* Byron Nelson wins Masters Tournament

* Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia

* World War II - WWII era




The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Nelson Beats Hogan by Stroke to Take Masters' Golf Laurels Secpnd Time" with subheads, photo and scores. First report coverage on Byron Nelson winning the 1942 Masters Golf Tourname... See More  

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687143

Battle of the Bulge to begin the next day.......

Item #687143

December 15, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1944



* Battle of Bulge to begin (EVE)

* Armies line up at Siegfried Line (Westwall)

* World War II - WWII




The top of the front page has a six column headline: "7TH ARMY AT WESTWALL, SEEKS AN OPENING" with subheads. Two related maps are on page 4. The initial beginning of the infamous battle would begin the very next day.

Other news, sports and ad... See More  

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687142

John F. Kennedy is the democratic candidate for President...

Item #687142

July 14, 1960

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 14, 1960 



* John F. Kennedy JFK

* Democratic nomination (1st report)




The two line banner headline announces: "KENNEDY NOMINATED!; Sweeps to Triumph on First Ballot" with related subheads and photo of Kennedy. Nice related pictorial on the back page. (see)

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687136

1901 State of the Union Address... Teddy Roosevelt...

Item #687136

December 03, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 3, 1901



* President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

* 1st Presidential State of the Union Address




The top of the front  page has a three column headline: "THE PRESIDENT'S RECOMMENDATIONS" with subhead. Complete text of the address continues on the back page and is signed in type: Theodore Roosevelt. Very lengthy text. Surprisingly... See More  

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687134

Georgia wins Rose Bowl in 1943...

Item #687134

January 02, 1943

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 2, 1943



* Rose Bowl: Georgia Bulldogs vs. UCLA Bruins

* Orange Bowl: Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Boston College

* Sugar Bowl: Tennessee Volunteers vs. Tulsa

* Cotton Bowl: Texas Longhorns vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets




The sport's section has coverage on the four major bowl games with a page 13 banner headline: "Georgia Scores Twice in Last... See More  

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687127

Thoughts on the prospect of war with England... Printing of The Declaration...

Item #687127

July 02, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 2, 1812



* Declaration of Independence anniversary

* War with England imminent ?




On the ftpg. under "The Patriotism Of Our Fathers" is: "In Congress, July 4, 1776. By The Representatives Of The U. States Of America In Congress Assembled:  A Declaration" (see photos below). Hereafter is the text of the Declaration of Independence, s... See More  

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687124

"The Last Raft" Susquehanna River disaster....

Item #687124

March 21, 1938

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., March 21, 1938



* Historic "The Last Raft" tragedy

* West Branch of Susquehanna River

* Muncy, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

* From McGees Mills, Clearfield County




The front page has a one column heading: "HISTORY RAFT CRASHES; 1 DEAD, SIX ARE MISSING" with subhead subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on "The Last Raft&... See More  

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687123

1943 Withholding tax bill signed into law...

Item #687123

June 11, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1943



* Withholding tax bill signed into law

* President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR)

* World War II era




The top of the front page has a one column headings: "PAY-AS-YOU-GO TAX IS SIGNED INTO LAW; IN EFFECT ON JULY 1" "Wage and Salary Earners Will Find 20% Withheld to Put Then on Current Basis" and more. (see) First report coverage continues o... See More  

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687122

Geraldo Machado flees... Cuban revolution...

Item #687122

August 13, 1933

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, August 13, 1933



* Gerardo Machedo flees Cuba

* Carlos Manuel de Céspedes y Quesada

* Cuban revolution of 1933




The front page has a nice banner headline: "MACHADO FLEES; KILL 35 AIDS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes al... See More  

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687121

1933 Prohibition ending (eve)...

Item #687121

December 04, 1933

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, December 4, 1933



* Prohibition ending (eve of)

* Day of Beer returns

* Legal liquor



The front page has a two column heading: "Wets Join Drys in Plea for Temperance as Arid Period Approaches End"  with subhead. (see) Coverage on the impending end of prohibition in America the following day. 

Complete with 22 pages, light toning at ... See More  

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687120

Notre Dame Fighting Irish football... 1946 National champions....

Item #687120

December 06, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1966



* Notre Dame Fighting Irish

* Named National champions

* NCAA college football




The sport's section (page 62) has a one column heading: "Notre Dame Voted No. 1 by Writers In Concluding Poll" with standings. (see) First report coverage on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish officially being named national champions of college football by the AP po... See More  

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687119

1878 Birch Creek battle... Indians...

Item #687119

July 11, 1878

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 11 , 1878



* Battle of Birch Creek

* Near Pendleton, Oregon

* Bannock War - Indians




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "HOWARD STRIKES INDIANS" "A Gallant Fight On Butler Creek" and more. (see)

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687118

1961 Alabama football national title...

Item #687118

December 06, 1961

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1961



* Alabama Crimson Tide national title

* Coach Bear Bryant's 1st championship

* NCAA college football




Page 62 has a one column heading: "ALABAMA ELEVEN NAMED CHAMPION" with subhead and standings. (see) First report coverage on Alabama Crimson Tide college football team being named the 1961 national champs by the AP Poll. This was Coach Paul... See More  

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687117

Debut of the NBA... 1st ever pro basketball game in Chicago...

Item #687117

November 03, 1946

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, November 3, 1946 



* 2nd ever NBA basketball game

* Chicago Stags 1st game

* Historic report




Page 4of section 2 has a somewhat discrete report with a one column heading: "Stags Win 1st Start in New Basket League" (see) This was actually the 2nd ever NBA game played (night before) and the very 1st in Chicago. Terrific to have this in a Chicago publicati... See More  

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687116

Martin Luther King, Jr., leads the non-violent action...

Item #687116

December 21, 1956

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., December 21, 1956 



* Martin Luther King Jr. becomes known

* Montgomery, Alabama bus segregation




A landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court outlawed bus segregation throughout the country, doing much to create defiant reactions throughout the South. The new law went into effect Dec. 21, the date of this issue.

The front page has a banner headli... See More  

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687115

The plague of 1900 in Hawaii...

Item #687115

January 19, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 19, 1900



* Black - bubonic plague

* Hawaiian Islands

* Oahu's Chinatown




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HONOLULU'S PLAGUE" with subheads. (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.

Comple... See More  

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687114

Prohibition repeal as a political ploy in 1932...

Item #687114

June 30, 1932

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 30, 1932



* 1932 Democratic National Convention

* Prohibition plank - repeal is majority

* Legalize beer & liquor goes political




The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "REPEAL PLANK WINS, 934-213" with subheads and more. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, sports and a... See More  

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687113

Premiere of "Rocky", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #687113

December 01, 1976

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 1, 1976



* Best "Rocky" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere

* American sports drama film

* Sylvester Stallone - Rocky Balboa




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Rocky" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood are... See More  

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687112

Michael Jordan's very 1st NBA game...

Item #687112

October 27, 1984

LOS ANGLES TIMES, Oct. 27, 1984



* Michael Jordan's makes his NBA debut

* Chicago Bulls professional basketball




Page 13 of the sport's section has a very small and inconspicuous heading: "Chicago 109, Washington 93" with text beginning with: "Michael Jordan, who has received more accolades than any rookie since Magic Johnson, scored 17 points in his debut in Chicago...... See More  

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687111

1935 Federal Music Project creation

Item #687111

August 04, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 4, 1935



* Federal Music Project

* New Deal Program

* Nikolai Sokoloff

* Franklin D. Roosevelt




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "18,000 Musicians to Get Jobs In Federal Arts Relief Program" with subhead. (see) Article continues inside with photo of Nikolai Sokoloff. First report coverage on the creation of the Federal Morusic Project,... See More  

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687110

1st weekend of "Who Framed Roger Rabbit", in a L.A. newspaper...

Item #687110

June 24, 1988

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 24, 1988



* "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" - Robert Zemeckis

* Best Grand Opening weekend movie advertisement

* Live-action/animated comedy




A terrific issue on the premiere weekend of the motion picture hit "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" and perhaps no better newspaper could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment indus... See More  

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687109

Al "Scarface" Capone going insane in 1938 ?....

Item #687109

February 16, 1938

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 16, 1938



* Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone

* Alcatraz federal prison "The Rock"

* Best title to be had ? - rare as such




The front page has a great banner headline: "CAPONE SANE, U. S. REPORTS" with subhead. Nice for display. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Gre... See More  

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687108

First Alcatraz Prison escape attempt in 1936...

Item #687108

April 28, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1936



* 1st Alcatraz Island escape attempt

* Federal prison - Joseph Bowers




The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "CONVICT IS KILLED FLEEING ALCATRAZ" with subheads. (see)

Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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687107

Alcatraz Island Prison riot...

Item #687107

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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687106

Review & premiere of "Terminator 2: Judgment Day", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #687106

July 03, 1991

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 3, 1991



* Best "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" advertisement & review

* Grand Opening Day premiere of this science-fiction action classic starring Arnold Schwarzenegger

* Also premiered: "Problem Child 2"




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" and perhaps no better issue could be found t... See More  

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687082

Early 1933 King Kong advertisement...

Item #687082
NEW YORK TIMES, February 26, 1933  



* Early newspaper advertisement

* King Kong, the movie for opening day




Page 4 of section 9 has an advertisement for the movie King King, appearing four days prior to  the movie making it's premiere at Radio City Music Hall. Could this be the very 1st ad for this classic in a newspaper ? A great addition for any movie memorabilia collect... See More  

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687081

Prohibition ends in Missouri...

Item #687081

August 20, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 20, 1933 



* End of Prohibition - repeal

* Missouri repeals amendment

* Beer - liquor returns




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "REPEALISTS WIN IN MISSOURI, 4 TO 1; BALLOTING IS LIGHT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the state of Missouri ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history... See More  

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687080

Ohio State Buckeyes... 1942 National champs....

Item #687080

December 02, 1942

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 2, 1942



* Ohio State Buckeyes

* National champions (1st report)

* NCAA college football




The sport's section (page 22) has a two column heading: "Ohio State Is Crowned National Grid Champion" with standings. (see).First report coverage on the Ohio State Buckeyes officially being named national champions of college football by the associated pre... See More  

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687079

Frank Nitti guilty of tax evasion....

Item #687079

December 21, 1930

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, December 21, 1930



* Frank 'The Enforcer' Nitti

* Italian American gangster

* Al 'Scarface' Capone hitman

* Chicago Outfit




The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "NITTI GETS 18 MONTHS IN U. S. TAX FRAUD CASE" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone's top henchman, Frank 'The Enforcer&... See More  

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687078

Italy declares war on Germany in 1943....

Item #687078

October 14, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1943 



* Italy declares war on Germany

* World War II - WWII




The top of the front page has a six column headline: "BADOGLIO, DECLARING WAR, RALLIES ITALY" with subheads that include: "REICH'S ACTS CITED " "Italian Marshal Lists German Attacks as Cause of War" and more. (see)

Complete with all 42 pages,. rag edition, a l... See More  

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687077

Mauna Loa volcano bombed by warplanes...

Item #687077

December 28, 1935

THE DETROIT NEWS, December 28, 1935



* Mauna Loa volcano bombed

* 23rd Bomb Squadron warplanes




The front page has a one column heading: "Aerial Bombs Rain on Lava" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.



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687076

John Dillinger's death... "Woman in Red"...

Item #687076

July 25, 1934

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 24, 1934 



* John Dillinger death trap 

* The Woman in Red (Anna Sage)




The front page has a one column heading: "Dillinger Death Is Written Off" with subhead. Coverage continues on page 5.

Complete with 22 pages, light toning and a little wear a the margins, generally nice.

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687075

Churchill's very famous: "This was their finest hour..." speech...

Item #687075

June 19, 1940

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 19, 1940 



* This was their finest hour

* Winston Churchill speech

* World War II - WWII




The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "CHURCHILL DARES GERMAN ARMY TO INVADE ENGLAND'" with subhead. (see) This was Churchill's famous speech to the House of Commons in which he concludes with the famous passage: "...Let us therefor
... See More  

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687074

Psycho pre-opening day Advertisement....

Item #687074

July 26, 1960

THE DETROIT NEWS, July 26, 1960



* Pre-opening day of original "Psycho" movie ad

* Alfred Hitchcock

* Anthony Perkins - Vera Miles



This newspaper has a significant & historic advertisement for the movie "Psycho" on page 5-B. This advertisement is for the opening the movie which made it's premiere 2 days later in Detroit. Also a related photo is on the same page.... See More  

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687073

Superman comic strip from the first year of publication...

Item #687073

September 18, 1939

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Sept. 18, 1939 



* Superman B&W (comic strip)

* 1st year of publication

* Joe Siegel & Joe Shuster




The feature is a first year printing of the "Superman" daily comic strip, which began in limited newspapers (through the McClure Newspaper Syndicate) on January 16, 1939. 

A separate Sunday strip was added on November 5, 1939.  The d... See More  

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687072

1930 Chicago gangland war in full swing...

Item #687072

September 26, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 26, 1930



* Guzik brothers

* Chicago gangland wars

* Al 'Scarface' Capone era

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "CAPONE ALLIES SEIZED BY U.S." with subhead. A few related photos are on the back page. (see) W... See More  

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687069

The great 1923 Kanto earthquake...

Item #687069

September 04, 1923

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 4, 1923



* The Great Kanto earthquake

* Tokyo and Yokohama Japan




The front page has a nice banner headline: "250,000 JAPANESE DEAD; TERROR SPREADS IN NEW EARTHQUAKE, FIRES AND FAMINE; COOLIDGE APPEALS FOR AMERICAN RELIEF" Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Some related photos and m... See More  

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687068

1917 Walter Johnson photo... Washington Senators...

Item #687068

September 29, 1917

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Sept. 29, 1910



* Pitcher Walter Johnson strikeouts record

* Washington Senators - MLB baseball




Page 3 has a one column heading: "New Strike Out Record Made" with photo of a young Johnson with heading. (see)

Complete with 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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687066

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1700...

Item #687066

August 05, 1700

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 5, 1700



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* At the turn of the 18th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is c... See More  

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687065

1983 Aguila Blanca heist...

Item #687065

September 14, 1983

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 14, 1983



* Aguila Blanca (heist)

* Victor Manuel Gerena

* White Eagle armed robbery

* Wells Fargo armored car

* West Hartford, Connecticut




The front page has a one column heading: "Wells Fargo Guard Accused of Stealing $7 Million in Cash" (see)

Complete with all 48 pages, address label within the masthead, otherwise nice.... See More  

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687064

Winston Churchill car accident that could have changed history...

Item #687064

December 14, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 14, 1931



* Winston Churchill hit by car in Manhattan

* Accident that could have changed the World




The front page has a one column heading: "Churchill Hit By Automobile On City Street" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.



source... See More  

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687063

Jewish boxer Benny Leonard...

Item #687063

July 24, 1923

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 24, 1923



* Benny Leonard - Jewish boxer

* Lightweight boxing championship




The front page has a great banner headline: "LEONARD KEEPS HIS TITLE" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Reporting continues in the sport's section with round per round coverage and photo. First report coverage on the lightweight championship boxing match between Benny Leon... See More  

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687062

1930 Knute Rockne editorial...

Item #687062

December 18, 1930

SECTION TWO (sports) SECTION only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Dec. 18, 1930



* Head coach Knute Rockne editorial

* Notre Dame Fighting Irish football




The front page of this section has a editorial by Harvey T. Woodruff on Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne.

Complete section two only with 14 pages, rage edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. ... See More  

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687061

Amos Alonzo Stagg forced to quit because of age...

Item #687061

October 14, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1932



* Amos Alonzo Stagg forced to quit

* University of Chicago football coach




The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline: "Age Rule Force Stagg to Quit Post at Chicago at End of the College Year" with subheads that include: "Stagg Is Retired As Chicago Coach" "University Invikes Age Rule of 70 to Relieve Him of All Activ... See More  

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687060

Francis P. Duffy death... Thailand Constitution creation...

Item #687060

June 27, 1932

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 27, 1932



* 1st Constitution of Thailand

* Francis D. Duffy death

* 69th Infantry Regiment




The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "SIAMESE KING PONDERS DRAFT OF CONSTITUTION" with subheads and small photo. (see)

The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "

FATHER DUFFY, 42D DIVISION CHAPLIN, DEAD"
with subheads and photo. First repor... See More  

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687059

1952 Michigan State Prison riot...

Item #687059

April 22, 1952

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1952



* Michigan - Jackson State Prison riot



The front page has a two column heading: "Michigan Prisoners Isolated By Troopers in 20-Hour Riot" with related photo. More on page 26.

Complete with all 60 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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687057

1899 Ka 'iulani death... Hawaii...

Item #687057

March 08, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 8, 1899



* Princess Ka 'iulani death

* Hawaiian Kingdom royal family


 


The front page has a one column heading: "KAIULANI DYING" with subheads. (see) She actually died two days prior to the publication of this issue. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are... See More  

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687056

Ted Bundy's 1989 electric chair execution...

Item #687056

January 25, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 25, 1989



* Ted Bundy - American serial killer

* Women - young girls rapist - murderer

* Florida State Prison electric chair execution




The front page has a two column heading: "Bundy Is Electrocuted as Crowd of 500 Cheers" with photo of Bundy. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 12 with another related photo.

Complete with all sections (80+ pages), nice c... See More  

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687055

1930 Space travel prediction ?.....

Item #687055

April 12, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1930



* John Quincy Stewart

* Space (Moon) travel for humans ?

* Rockets - rocketry




Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Scientist Visions Trips to Moon by Year 2050 In Rocket Ships Making 50,000 Miles and Hour" (see) Coverage on Dr. John Q. Stewart's prediction of human space travel in the future. A interesting report pr... See More  

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687054

U.S. Senate approves Blaine Act ending prohibition...

Item #687054

February 17, 1933

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 17, 1933



* 18th Amendment - prohibition

* Senate votes to repeal - 21st Amendment




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "SENATE VOTES DRY REPEAL BY CONVENTIONS IN STATES; HOUSE WILL ACT MONDAY" with subheads. First report coverage on the United States Senate approving the repeal of prohibition. When it comes to gangsters, organized cr... See More  

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687053

Selma Al civil rights ordeal begins...

Item #687053

February 06, 1965

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, February 6, 1965



* Selma & Marion MS demonstrations

* Civil Rights - Voting

* Martin Luther King Jr.




The front page has a one column heading: "King Seeks LBJ 'Rights' Meeting". (see) Coverage on the arrest of many negro school children in Selma & Marion Mississippi where Martin Luther King Jr. had a voter registration campaign set ... See More  

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687052

March from Selma to Montgomery...

Item #687052

March 13, 1965

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, March 13, 1965 



* Selma to Montgomery, Alabama 

* Martin Luther King Jr.

* Fight for Civil Rights era original




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "President Ready Anytime To Talk With Alabama Governor" (see) Also a one column heading: "Start Fund For Slain Minister" (see)

Complete in 8 pages, a few small binding h... See More  

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687050

1943 Lampedusa Island captured...

Item #687050

June 11, 1943

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 11, 1943



* Lampedua Island captured

* Pantelleria Island

* Operation Corkscrew

* Italian Campaign - Italy

* World War II - WWII




The front page has a nice banner headline: "LAMPEDUSA FALLS SWIFTLY TO AIR-SEA ATTACK; 10,000 PRISONERS CAPTURED ON PANTELLERIA" with subheads. (see)

Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.... See More  

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687048

Mark Spitz wins 6th gold medal...

Item #687048

September 04, 1972

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1972 



* Mark Spitz wins 6th gold medal in swimming

* Munich, Germany Summer Olympics




The top of the front page has a three column heading: "Spitz Captures Record 6th Gold Medal" with photo. (see) More on Spitz on the sports page inside.

Complete with all 32 pages, light toning along the central fold, generally nice.... See More  

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687047

Operation Barbarossa... German invasion of Russia... Moscow...

Item #687047

October 09, 1941

THE BOSTON POST, Oct. 9, 1941



* Operation Barbarossa - German invasion of Russia

* Battles for Moscow - Soviet Union 




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "KEY CITY NEAR MOSCOW FALLS" with subheads. (see)

Complete with all 20 pages, minor margins wear, generally very nice.

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687046

First day of Battle... Nazis vs. Russia...

Item #687046

June 23, 1941

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, June 23, 1941



* Germany vs. Russia - 1st Day

* World War II, WWII




The front page has a nice banner headline: "BOMBERS RAID RUSS CITIES; THREE BORDER TOWNS FALL" with subheads and 2 related photos. Nice for display.

Complete with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

... See More  

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687044

End of the Soviet Union... Cold War ends...

Item #687044

December 26, 1991

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 26, 1991 



* Dissolution of the Soviet Union

* President Mikhail Gorbachev

* End of the "Cold War"




The ftpg. features a two line banner headline of a significant event: "Gorbachev Steps Down; 'Nuclear Button' to Yelstin; Red Flag Lowered" with subheads and three related photos. Much more inside, lengthy text.

Complete 1st section on... See More  

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687043

Muncie, Indiana George R. Dale death...

Item #687043

March 28, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1936



* George R. Dale death (1st report)

* Muncie, Indiana mayor & more

* Ku Klux Klan - KKK opposer  




The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "GEORGE DALE DIES; KU KLUX KLAN FOE" 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.

Other ... See More  

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687042

German occupation of the Channel Islands...

Item #687042

July 02, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1940



* German occupation of the Channel Islands (1st report)

* Island of Guernsey - English Channel




The front page has a one column heading: "NAZI FORCES TAKE THE CHANNEL ISLES" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.



wikipedia notes: The Channel Islands were occupied by Nazi German... See More  

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687041

Anglo-Irish Treaty signed... Irish Free State...

Item #687041

December 07, 1921

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 7, 1921



* Anglo Irish Treaty 

* Irish Free State - Michael Collins

* Great Britain and Ireland 



The front page has a nice banner headline: "IRISH TREATY MADE PUBLIC" with subheads. (see) More on page 5 with photos of the signers. Coverage on the agreement that created the Irish Free State.

Complete with 30 pages, light toning and some we... See More  

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687040

1916 Easter Rising... Dublin, Ireland...

Item #687040

April 28, 1916

SECOND SECTION ONLY of the Evening Tribune, San Diego, April 28, 1916



* Irish Easter Rising - rebellion - Dublin Ireland



The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "DUBLIN REBELS OVERAWED BY BRITISH TROOPS" 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 no... See More  

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687039

5 October 1910 revolution... Portugal...

Item #687039

October 06, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 6, 1910



* 5 October 1910 revolution - Portugal

* Portuguese Monarchy - Republican Party

* First Portuguese Republic the result




The top of the front page has athree column headline: "PORTUGAL'S KING ON WAY TO ENGLAND; RULE IS OVER" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Ve... See More  

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687037

1866 Fetterman Fight massacre....

Item #687037

December 27, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1866.

 

* Fetterman Massacre

* Fort Laramie




On page 4 under "Terrible Massacre At Fort Laramie" "Three Officers and Ninety Soldiers Surrounded and Butchered" is a rather inconspicuous report reading in full: "A terrible massacre occurred on the 22d, near Fort Phil. Kearny. Brevet Col. Fetterman, Capt. Brown, and Lieut. Gammond, ... See More  

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687036

Baltimore Colts win NFL football championship over New York Giants...

Item #687036

December 28, 1959

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass. Dec. 28, 1959



* NFL football championship title game

* Quarterback Johnny Unitas




The top of page 5 has a two column heading: "Colts Score 24 Points In Last Quarter To Win" First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Baltimore Colts and the New York Giants.

Complete with 10 pages, some margin wear, generally good.... See More  

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687035

Atomic Bomb test at Yucca Flat in Nevada...

Item #687035

April 23, 1952

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1952



* Yucca Flat - Nevada

* Atomic Bomb TEST

* 1st televised nuclear test

* Operation tumbler Snapper




The top of the front page has a one column heading:: "ATOM BOMB FIRED WITH TROOPS NEAR; CHUTISTS JOIN TEXT" with subheads photo. (see)

Complete with 52 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.
... See More  

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687034

1st American space walk... Gemini 4....

Item #687034

June 03, 1965

THE FITCHBURG SENTINEL, June 3, 1965.



* Astronaut - Major Edward H. White

* Gemini 4 Space Capsule

* First American Space Walk (day of)




The front page has a banner headline: "Epic Space Flight Is Under Way" with subheads and a few related photos. (see) Coverage on the Gemini 4 space flight in which Edward Higgins White became the first American to walk in space.

Co
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687033

Hindenburg airship makes it's debut in 1936...

Item #687033

March 05, 1936

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 5, 1936



* Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin 1st flight

* Lakehurst, New Jersey disaster fame




 Page 3 has a small one column heading: "New Zeppelin Flies" with photo of Hugo Eckener. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st flight of the infamous airship. 

Complete with 26 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.

... See More  

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687031

Earliest Bonne & Clyde robbery report?

Item #687031

May 20, 1933

NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1933 



* Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow

* Okabena, Minnesota bank robbery

* Rare & early report on this infamous duo




The top of the back page has a fascinating article which would seem rather mundane for the time, until a little investigation is done. The article is headed: "Two Girls Help Men rob Minnesota Bank; Town Raked by Machine-Gun Shots in Esc... See More  

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687030

1895 Hamidian massacres... Armenians...

Item #687030

July 15, 1895

HELENA EVENING HERALD, July 15, 1895



* Hamidian massacres - Sultan Abdul Hamid

* Armenians - Ottoman Empire - Turkey




The front page has a small one column heading: "Poor Armena" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the ongoing massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire. Nice to have on the front page here.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Light toning, minor margin wear, ge... See More  

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687028

Arturo Alfonso Schomburg.... Afro-Latin American...

Item #687028

June 11, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1938



* Arturo Alfonso Schomburg death (1st report)

* Puerto Rican Rico historian - writer - activist




The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "A. A. SCHOMBURG, 64, SCHOLAR, CURATOR" with subheads. (see) 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 and adv... See More  

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687027

Controversial Titanic survivor dies in 1940...

Item #687027

March 21, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1940



* William Ernest Carter death (1st report)

* Controversial male RMS Titanic survivor




The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "WILLIAM E. CARTER, TITANIC  SURVIVOR" with subheads. (see) Mr. Carter got caught up in the finger pointing associated with being a male Titanic survivor and was forced to defend not only himself but J. Bruce Isma... See More  

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686973

1837 Slave advertisement...

Item #686973

June 09, 1837

THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., June 9, 1837 



* Slavery - slaves - Negroes



An advertisement on page 3 is headed: "Cash For Negroes" noting: "I will give the highest cash price for likely Negroes, from ten to twenty-five years of age..." with just a bit more (see).

News of the day with other interesting advertisements. Four pages, a little light foxing, minor spine wear... See More  

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686972

Al Capone indictment for tax evasion...

Item #686972

June 06, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 6, 1931



* Al 'Scarface' Capone

* Income tax evasion indictment


* 1st report - the beginning of the end

* Best publication to be had (very rare)



The front page has a five column heading: "Capone Indicted by U.S.; Surrenders" with subheads: "GANGSTER GIVES $50,000 BOND IN TAX FRAUD CASE" "Accused of Evading $215,080 Levy" A... See More  

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686971

United States declare war againt Axis....

Item #686971

December 11, 1941

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, December 11, 1941 



* United States declare war

* Germnay & Italy - Axis

* Post Pearl Harbor attack




The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. DECLARES WAR ON BERLIN, ROME; CONGRESS PROMPTLY ANSWERS AXIS ACTION" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, small binding oles along the spine, ... See More  

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686970

Clark Gable & Carole Lombard marry in 1939....

Item #686970

March 30, 1939

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 30, 1939 



* Actor Clark Gable

* Actress Carole Lombard

* Marriage - wedding




The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Gable and Carole Lombard Return to Bride's Home" with photo. (see)

Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.... See More  

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686969

Viola Liuzzo murder funeral... KKK crime...

Item #686969

May 04, 1965

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. May 4, 1965



* Informant Gary Thomas Rowe

* re. Viola Liuzzo murder

* Ku Klux Klan crimes

* re. Civil Rights March at Selma




The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "All-White Jury Is Chosen to Try First Liuzzo Slaying Defendant" with photo of Rowe and defendant. (see)

Complete with all 40 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, ni... See More  

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686968

Oakdale, Pennsylvania... Chemical plant TNT dynamite explosion...

Item #686968

May 19, 1918

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1918



* Oakdale PA Pennsylvania explosion

* Aetna Chemical Company disaster



The front page has a one column heading: "200 DIE AS TNT PLANT IS WIPED OUT BY EXPLOSION" with subheads. (see)

First section only with 24 pages, light toning, some wear and chipping at the margins, should be handled with care.... See More  

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686958

Bill Johnson wins Olympic Gold in alpine skiing...

Item #686958

February 17, 1984

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 17, 1984



* Bill Johnson wins gold medal at Olympics

* First American male to win in alpine skiing

* Scott Hamilton wins in Men's figure skating




The front page has a one column heading: "Alpine Gold Is First Ever By U.S. Man" with photos. More in the sport's section. Also first report coverage on Scott Hamilton winning gold in Men's figure skat... See More  

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686956

Trial of Lincoln's assassins... Dr. Mudd...

Item #686956

June 07, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 7, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* Trial of the conspirators

* Dr. Samuel Mudd and more




The front page has  nice one column heads including: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial on Tuesday" "The Case of Dr. Mudd" "Attempt to Invalidate the Evidence of Thomas" "The Suppressed Testimony" "
... See More  

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686954

United States at war againt Axis....

Item #686954

December 22, 1941

HONOLULU STAR-BULLETIN, December 22, 1941 



* United States at war in Pacific

* Post Pearl Harbor attack

* America enters World War II

* FRONT LEAF ONLY ***




The front page has a banner headline: "80,000 JAPANESE ATTACK P. I." with subheads. (see) Great to have in this Honolulu publication just 15 days after the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor. Very rare as such.

FRONT LEAF ... See More  

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686953

Joseph Valachi & Vito Genovese... the exposing of the Mafia...

Item #686953

September 29, 1963

THE DETROIT NEWS, September 29, 1963



* Mafia - Cosa Nostra exposed

* Joseph Valachi - Vito Genovese




The front page has a one column heading: "Valachi's Future--a Delemma" with subhead. (see) Coverage on Joseph Valachi being the first Mafia member to publicly acknowledge the existence of the Mafia.

Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small bin... See More  

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686952

Liquidation of Jewish property in pre-war Germany....

Item #686952

April 27, 1938

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, April 27, 1938 



* Jews to lose property - Jewish holocaust

* Pre Kristallnacht - Hermann Goering




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Acts to Seize Reich Property Of Alien Jews" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Hermann Goering's decree requiring registration of all Jews with assets exceeding 5,000 Reichsmarks, whether... See More  

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686951

1952 Pan Am Flight 526A disaster....

Item #686951

April 12, 1952

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1952



* Pan Am Flight 526A disaster

* Douglas DC-4 airplane crash

* San Juan, Puerto Rico




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "52 DIE, 17 SURVIVE IN U.S. PLANE CRASH AT SAN JUAN, P. R." with subheads and photo of the pilot.

Complete with 28 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.... See More  

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686950

1895 Ghosts in Victoria, B.C. ?...

Item #686950

July 20, 1895

HELENA EVENING GAZETTE, Montana, July 20, 1895



* Haunted house in Victoria, B.C. ?

* Ghosts - spectres - apparitions




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "IT IS LIKE A GHOST STORY" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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686949

Hank Aaron hits home run #500...

Item #686949

July 15, 1968

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 15, 1968



* Hank Aaron home run #500

* Atlanta (Milwaukee) Braves

* Major league baseball




Within the sport's section (page 12) is a two column heading: "500th for Aaron As Braves Win"  with photo and box scores. First report coverage on Hank Aaron hitting his 500th career home run. He would eventually end his career with the all-tim... See More  

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686948

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opens...

Item #686948

November 12, 1936

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Nov. 12, 1936



* San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge OPENS

* Best publication to be had ? rare as such




The front page has a banner photo of this famous bridge with four column headline: "TODAY--Mighty Bridge Opens!; At Last the Dream Comes True" with subheads. Much more inside, loads of text. Great to have in this San Francisco publication. Rare as such.

Comp... See More  

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686947
Item #686947

October 26, 1861

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Oct. 26, 1861 (single print only)



This is a single-page print. The print contains a single woodcut engraving captioned: "Capture of the Propeller Fanny in Pamlico Sound, on the 1st of October, by Three Rebel Steamers, while Conveying Men and Stores to the 20th Indiana Regiment, Encamped at Chicamacomico, 40 Miles from Hatteras Inlet&... See More  

Item from Catalog 318 (released for May, 2022)...

Read note regarding prints salvaged from damaged issues.

Added to Catalog 318 after the original version went to print. It is only available on-line.

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$16.00
686946

1895 Lockport, Illinois fire disaster....

Item #686946

August 10, 1895

HELENA EVENING GAZETTE, Montana, Aug. 10, 1895



* Lockport, Will County, Illinois

* Downtown fire disaster




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TOWN WIPED OUT" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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686945

Nixon's second inauguration... considerable details...

Item #686945

January 21, 1973

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, Arizona, January 21, 1973  The banner headline reads "Nixon predicts enduring peace" with subhead "Inaugural talk emphasizes ending Viet war 'with honor'". This was President Nixon's second inauguration. A photo of Nixon and his wife, Pat, riding in the limo is also on the front page. Additional photos are inside.

This is the out... See More  

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686944

1927 China Marines...

Item #686944

April 09, 1927

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 9, 1927



* United States China Marines

* Shanghai, China - Chinese Revolution




The front page has a nice banner headline: "1,500 NEW MARINES TO CHINA" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Complete 1st section only with 14 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care.... See More  

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686941

Discussion Taylor's inaugural address...

Item #686941

March 10, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 9, 1849 The first column of page 5 has the reviews of six newspapers on "The Inaugural Address" of President Taylor, with many diverse comments.

Also on page 5 is a lengthy: "List of Cadet Appointments for 1849" listed by state, and includes "John Hood" from Kentucky, who would become a famous Confederate general, ... See More  

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