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678467

1914 Ludlow massacre... Colorado coalfield war...

Item #678467

April 23, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 23, 1914



* Ludlow, Colorado massacre - ghost town

* Coalfield War - National Guard vs. miners




The front page has a three column heading in red lettering: "STATE CIVIL WAR ON" 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 er... See More  

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678466

1902 Outlaw Harry Tracy on the run...

Item #678466

July 15, 1902

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 15, 1902



* Old West outlaw Harry Tracy

* Hunted in the Northwest by posse

* Hole-in-the-Wall Gang member




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "MERRILL'S DEAD BODY FOUND" with subhead. (see) Harry Tracy was an outlaw from the closing days of the Old West and is said to have run with Butch Cassidy & the Hole In The Wall Ga... See More  

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678465

1902 Leesburg, Virginia Negro lynching...

Item #678465

August 12, 1902

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 12, 1902



* Black and white lynchings - hangings

* Lexington, Lafayette County, Missouri




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "TWO LYNCHED IN MISSOURI" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in pa... See More  

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678461

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1701...

Item #678461

April 28, 1701

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 28, 1701



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* 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 comple... See More  

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678460

1st movie preview of "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"...

Item #678460

October 20, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 20, 1939



* Original "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" review

* James Stewart & Jean Arthur - Frank Capra

* Political comedy-drama film - movie




Page 27 has the first movie review by the Times of what is considered one of the greatest films of all time and what made Jimmy Stewart a major movie star, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. The review is headed: &quo... See More  

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678458

Jimmy Demaret wins 1940 Masters golf tournament

Item #678458

April 08, 1940

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 8, 1940



* Jimmy Demaret wins Masters Tournament

* Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia

* World War II - WWII era




The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "DEMARET'S 280 WINS MASTERS; MANGRUM 2D" with subheads and related photo. First report coverage on Jimmy Demaret winning the 1940 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georg... See More  

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678457

1947 Acre Prison break...

Item #678457

May 05, 1947

THE DETROIT NEWS, May 5, 1947



* Acre Prison break

* Irgun - Zionist paramilitary

* British Mandate of Palestine




The front page has a one column heading: "Jews Blast Into Prison, Free 227" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the famous Acre Prison break by the Irgun in Palestine.

Thirty pages, some heavy browning to front page only (see image), some spine wear, otherwise... See More  

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678456

1928 Chauncey Depew death...

Item #678456

April 05, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1928



* Chauncey Depew death (1st report)

* New York Central Railroad president

* United States senator - New York




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CHAUNCEY M. DEPEW DIES OF PNEUMONIA IN HIS 94TH YEAR" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo of Depew.

Complete with all 48 pages, this is the &qu... See More  

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678455

Charles Lindbergh's air mail flight... Panama...

Item #678455

February 07, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 7, 1929



* Aviator Charles Lindbergh

* Air mail flight to Panama




The front page has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH DELIVERS CANAL MAIL ON TIME" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the end of Charles Lindbergh's historic 1st air mail flight to Panama . Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication... See More  

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678454

John Wayne Gacy discovered... serial killer clown...

Item #678454

December 26, 1978

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, Dec. 26, 1978



* John Wayne Gacy arrest

* Serial "killer clown" discovered

* Best title to be had ? - very rare




Here is nice issue on the discovery of John Wayne Gacy's crimes in a Chicago suburb. The top of page 3 has a heading: "Police seize records at Gacy home". (see) Gacy was arrested just a few days earlier. Great to have this in a Chicago p... See More  

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678453

The Magno-Electric Vitalizer invention...

Item #678453

December 15, 1902

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 15, 1902



* Thomas Alva Edison, Jr.

* Magno-Electric Vitalizer




The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "YOUNG EDISON" 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.

Complete with 6 pages, small library s... See More  

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678443

On the Fifteenth Amendment...

Item #678443

April 09, 1870

BALTIMORE WEEKLY SUN, April 9, 1870  The front page has an entire column reporting on the celebration regarding the passage of: "The Fifteenth Amendment" allowing African-American men the right to vote.

Four pages, some discrete archival mends, good condition.

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678440

The earliest newspaper from Illinois we have offered...

Item #678440

June 05, 1819

EDWARDSVILLE SPECTATOR, Illinois, June 5, 1819  This is the earliest newspaper from Illinois we have offered. Not only that, it is eleven years earlier than the previous earliest newspaper from this state. And it is the volume 1, number 2 issue. Keep in mind that Illinois just became a state six months previous.

It is notable that the two volume reference work "History & Bibliograph... See More  

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678436

Ayatollah Khomeini becomes leader in Iran...

Item #678436

February 12, 1979

LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 12, 1979



* Ruhollah - Ayatollah Khomeini

* Becomes Leader of the Revolution

* Iranian Shia Islam religious leader




The front page has a nice banner headline: "KHOMAINI'S FORCES TAKE OVER IRAN" with subhead and related photo. (see) Nice for display.

Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.... See More  

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678435

Winslow Homer's famous Snap The Whip...

Item #678435

September 20, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 20, 1873 



* Winslow Homer's most famous print

* "SNAP-THE-WHIP" Great for framing




Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the much desired Winslow Homer doublepage centerfold: "Snap the Whip". As the photos show, this print is in very nice condition.

Front page features a 1/2 page illustration entitled: "The New Sc... See More  

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678428

Beginning of the Republican Party: nomination of their first Presidential candidate...

Item #678428

June 19, 1856

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 19, 1856



* Republican Party is formed

* John C. Fremont nomination

* 1st nominated for United States president




 A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports their first Presidential nominee, John Fremont. The newly created political party held the prohibition of slavery as the principal issue of their platform.

The top of page 4 has a nice print... See More  

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678426

Livingstone is found, reported in the newspaper which financed the search...

Item #678426

May 21, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, May 21, 1872



* David Livingstone found

* Henry Morton Stanley




James Gordon Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a two year expedition with little heard from hi... See More  

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678420

1902 heavyweight boxing title fight...

Item #678420

July 26, 1902

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 26, 1902



* James Jeffries - Heavyweight boxing title

* Robert "Bob" Fitzsimmons




The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "JEFFRIES KEEPS CHAMPIONSHIP" with subheads. (see) A related article on the front page with one column heading: "FAKE ALLEGED IN PRIZEFIGHT" and subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condit... See More  

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678418

1902 Womelsdolf, West Virginia Negroes lynchings...

Item #678418

July 24, 1902

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 24, 1902



* Womelsdorf (Coalton), West Virginia

* Negroes lynchings - shooting - hanging




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "MOB LYNCHED TWO NEGROES" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in p... See More  

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678417

1902 Baltimore, Maryland tornado disaster...

Item #678417

July 21, 1902

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 21, 1902



* Baltimore, Maryland

* Tornado disaster - storm




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "TORNADO COST TWELVE LIVES" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 6 pages,... See More  

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678414

Much mention of Kit Carson in the mutiny trial of John C. Fremont...

Item #678414

December 18, 1847

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 1847  Page 2 has nearly two columns taken up with reports concerning the court martial of John Fremont for mutiny & other charges, including a letter signed in type: J. C. Fremont.

Pages 2 & 3 have much on the Mexican War headed: "The President's Message--No. III".  And the back page has more on the: "Army Cou... See More  

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678405

1902 Rolling Mill Mine disaster...

Item #678405

July 10, 1902

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 10, 1902



* Rolling Mill Coal Mine explosion

* Johnstown, Pennsylvania disaster




The front page has a two column heading: "SEVENTY-FIVE MINERS KILLED" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete wi... See More  

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678404

26th Amendment adopted... voting age of 18....

Item #678404

July 01, 1971

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 1, 1971



* 26th Amendment adopted

* United States Constitution

* Voting age of 18 years old




The front page has a two column heading: "Vote at 18 Becomes U.S. Law" 1st report coverage on the adoption of the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution setting the voting age at 18 years.

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

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678403

Mob boss Albert Anastasia murdered...

Item #678403

October 26, 1957

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 26, 1957



* Mob boss Albert Anastasia assassination

* Murder Inc. head




The front page has a two column heading: "Gang Rule Fight Seen In Anastasia Murder" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of NYC mob boss, Albert Anastasia.

Complete with 38 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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678402

Early airplane flight in 1910...

Item #678402

April 23, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 23, 1910 Front cover is "Rougier Flying Across the Bay of Monaco in His Voisin Biplane" with accompanying article inside the issue. Also inside the issue are: "Model Motor-Boat Racing"; "An Automatic Projecting Lantern with Electrical Control"; "The Inventor of Diving Armor"; and more illustrations, articles and advertise... See More  

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678401

1901 Execution of 6 Negroes...

Item #678401

June 20, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 20, 1901



* Shreveport, Louisiana

* Negroes lynchings




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NEGROES LYNCHED" 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.

Complete with 8 pages, small librar... See More  

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678398

Extensive collection on the 1912 Olympic Games... Jim Thorpe...

Item #678398

July 07, 1912

NEW YORK TIMES, a collection of eleven consecutive issues dating July 7 thru 17, 1912, each with front page and/or inside page reporting from the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden, with some fine coverage. This was the event at which Jim Thorpe distinguished himself, with various mentions of him in the coverage.

See the photos for more detail on each of the issues.

All eleven issues are co... See More  

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678397

Perhaps the most famous title from the Old West...

Item #678397

June 19, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, June 19, 1881  Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance & lore of the West than this one.

Tombstone is steeped in Western history, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed 4 mo... See More  

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678392

Wonderful & early report on Sutter's Mill...

Item #678392

June 21, 1844

NEW YORK AMERICAN, June 21, 1844  Page 2 has one of those little gem reports collectors seek: very early mention of a name that would be notable years later.

There is mention of a letter which says in part: "...enclosing the following letter from Don Augustin Sutter, the Alcalde [magistrate in a Spanish town] of the new town of New Helvetia, situated on the river Sacramento, one of the ... See More  

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678384

Reporting the big event--the East and West have been joined...

Item #678384

May 11, 1869

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 11, 1869 



* Completing the Transcontinental railroad

* Last spike driven at Promontory Point




The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with this historic reporting of the completion of the transcontinental railroad which officially happened the day before.

The top of the first column has heads: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "The Official Announcement of I... See More  

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678383

1901 Execution of 6 Negroes...

Item #678383

June 14, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 14, 1901



* Sylvania, Screven County, Georgia

* Execution - hangings of six Negroes




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SIX NEGROES HANGED" 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.

Com... See More  

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678381

1914 Tampico Affair... Mexican Revolution...

Item #678381

April 09, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 9, 1914



* Tampico Affair

* U.S. sailors incident

* Mexican Revolution




The front page has a nice banner headline: "REBELS AND FEDERALS CONTINUE BATTLE AT TAMPICO" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from ... See More  

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678379

Luby's mass shooting... Killeen, Texas...

Item #678379

October 17, 1991

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 17, 1991



* Luby's cafeteria shooting massacre

* George Hennard - mass murderer

* Killeen TX - Bell County, Texas




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "23 Shot Dead at Texas Cafeteria" with related photo and map. Lengthy first report continues inside.

Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, great condition.... See More  

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678378

1901 Apache Kid execution ?....

Item #678378

May 01, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 1, 1901



* Apache Kid executed in 1901 ?

* Notorious renegade Indian




The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "The Apache Kid Executed In Mexico" (see) Was this the infamous Apache Kid ? His whereabouts and ultimate fate was never known according to history. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pul... See More  

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678370

1901 launching of the USS Ohio battleship...

Item #678370

May 18, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 18, 1901



* USS Ohio (BB-12) battleship

* United States Navy




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE OHIO LAUNCHED" 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.

Complete with 8 pages, smal... See More  

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678369

"Dr. Livingstone, I presume?..." Stanley finds Livingstone in Africa...

Item #678369

July 18, 1872

THE CHICAGO TIMES, July 18, 1872  



* Dr. David Livingstone found

* Henry Morton Stanley




The back page begins with column heads on the famed African Explorers Stanley & Livingstone: "STANLEY'S STORY" "The Great African Explorer and the Great American Reporter" "Stanley's Own Account of His Interview with Livingstone" "The Discoverer Narrate... See More  

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678368

1901 Black Jack Ketchum on his way to hanging...

Item #678368

April 24, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 24, 1901



* Tom "Black Jack" Ketchum

* Southwestern cowboy & outlaw

* Train robber and murderer

* Hole-in-the-Wall gang member




The front page has a one column heading: "'Blackjack' Ketchum Is Now Safely Caught" (see) He would be hanged just two days later. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "... See More  

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678367

1901 Jacksonville, Florida fire disaster...

Item #678367

May 03, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 3, 1901



* Great fire of 1901

* Jacksonville, Florida




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FLORIDA CITY IS BURNED" 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.

Complete with 8 pages, small ... See More  

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678365

First cars races at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway...

Item #678365

August 21, 1909

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 21, 1909



* Indianapolis Motor Speedway opening

* 1st car races held at the famous track (day 3)

* Barney Oldfield and others - speed records




The top of the front page has a one column heading: NATIONAL WINS FIFTEEN MILE FREE FOR ALL HANDICAP" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Ve... See More  

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678360

1901 Curse of Kaskaskia, Illinois...

Item #678360

April 22, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 22, 1901



* The Curse of Kaskaskia

* Randolph County, Illinois

* Jean Bernard - Indians




The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "He Cursed The Town" 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.

Comp... See More  

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678356

Mormons heading to California... Taking possession of California...

Item #678356

December 26, 1846

WEEKLY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 26, 1846 



* New home of the Mormons ? - settling



The entire front page is train up with editorial commentary on: "The President's Message", meaning his state-of-the-union address of 1846.

Page 2 has much reporting on events in Congress with subheads including: "Admission of the State of Iowa" "Santa Anna... See More  

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678353

Four issue set on Fremont's famous second Western Expedition...

Item #678353

August 19, 1845

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., a set of four issues dated August 19, 21, 26 & 28, 1845 containing the text of: "Captain Fremont's Second Exploring 'Expedition" to the West.



* John C. Fremont

* Western expedition




During the years of 1842–54 Fremont personally led and directed five western expeditions. This set of issues details his lengthy repor
... See More  

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678352

Calhoun's famous speech opposing the annexation of Mexico...

Item #678352

January 08, 1848

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 8, 1848



* John C. Calhoun speech

* Annexation of Mexico ?




When it comes to "famous utterances" of the 19th century, this issue has one.

Most of page 2 is taken up with: "Speech of Mr. Calhoun, of South Carolina, In the Senate of the United States, January 4, 1848." This is a very notable speech by Calhoun, many websit... See More  

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678349

Rare title from the Philippine-American War...

Item #678349

July 05, 1899

THE MANILA TIMES, Philippine Islands, July 5, 1899  A very uncommon title, totally in English, from the Philippine-American War. Although the United States won the Philippines from Spain in the Spanish-American War, Philippine nationalists didn't want another colonial ruler, hence this war. 

This is from the first year of its existence. 

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, m... See More  

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$57.00
678347

Great prints of 1878 Sacramento...

Item #678347

September 09, 1878

DAILY RECORD-UNION---SUPPLEMENT, Sacramento, California, Sept. 9, 1878  A nice single sheet "Supplement" issue dominated by a very large print of the: "State Capitol, Sacramento, 1878" when it was just 4 years old, as well as a nice view of: "Plaza L and Tenth Streets, Sacramento".

Nice to have both of these displayable prints in a Sacramento newspaper.

Complet... See More  

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678341

Controversial governor George Wallace is shot...

Item #678341

May 16, 1972

RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH, Virginia, May 16, 1972  The headline reports: "Wallace Shot in Maryland; Milwaukee Man B king Held" accompanied by 3 related photographs. 

The four-time governor is perhaps best remembered for his staunch segregationist views.

The complete first section (of 2) with pages 1-18, very nice condition.

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678338

1901 Corn Hill Orphanage fire disaster...

Item #678338

January 08, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 8, 1901



* Corn Hill Orphanage fire disaster

* Rochester, New York children deaths




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ORPHAN ASYLUM DESTROYED BY FIRE" 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 i... See More  

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678337

1901 Oil discoveries at Beaumont, Texas....

Item #678337

May 14, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 14, 1901



* re. the discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas

* Beginning of the Great Spindletop oil well era




Page 4 has a one column heading: "Beaumont's Boom" with subhead. (see) The great Spindletop oil gusher was discovered just a few months earlier. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very ha... See More  

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678336

1901 burial of Queen Victoria...

Item #678336

February 04, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 4, 1901



* Queen Victoria funeral - burial

* U.K. Great Britain and Ireland




The front page has a one column heading: "The Last Sad Rites" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pages, ... See More  

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678335

1901 Jennie Bosschieter murder case...

Item #678335

January 29, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 29, 1901



* Jennie Bosschieter "date rape drug" case

* Murderers found guilty of rape and murder




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "THE MURDERERS OF JENNIE BOSSCHIETER" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tot... See More  

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678330

1901 Cloverport, Kentucky fire disaster...

Item #678330

March 14, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 14, 1901



* Cloverport, Kentucky

* Breckinridge County

* Fire - conflagration




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A TOWN DESTROYED" 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.

Complete... See More  

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678329

CHESS: Paul Morphy, Harry Staunton, and more...

Item #678329

November 16, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 16, 1858  The last column on the front page has: "THE GREAT CHESS TOURNAMENT IN EUROPE", which provides more than 2 1/2 columns regarding Paul Morphy's travel to Europe in 1858 to play Harry Staunton (a match which never took place), and an account of their correspondence related to what is now referred to as the Staunton-Morphy controversy. A great iss... See More  

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678328

Capture of the slave ship "Brothers"... California gold... Indian Wars...

Item #678328

November 15, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 15, 1858  The 1st column of page two has: "Arrival of Another Captured Slaver at Charleston", which tells of the capture of the slave ship 'Brothers". Another related article providing additional details is found on page 4.

Page 2 also has: "Our California Correspondence - A Visit to Fraser River - The Gold Diggings and the Yield of the Preci... See More  

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678326

Annual Message... President James Buchanan...

Item #678326

December 07, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 7, 1858.

 

* President James Buchanan

* State of the Union Address

* Much regarding slavery, the slave states, Kansas, etc.




The first column of the front page has: "NATIONAL AFFAIRS", "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE", "New Political Epoch in the United States", and more, which provide the text followed by commentary regardin

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678324

Mormon Festival in Williamsburg, New York... California gold...

Item #678324

November 08, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 8, 1858  The front page has: "MORMON FESTIVAL IN WILLIAMSBURG", followed by several paragraphs providing details of the festival which make reference to the singing being of a "good old Methodist tone". See images for details.  Also on the front page is: "NEWS FROM CALIFORNIA", which includes an update regarding the gold situati... See More  

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678323

Trip to California... Reports from The Overland Mail...

Item #678323

October 24, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 24, 1858  The front page has over two columns of details headed: "THE OVERLAND MAIL", "Overland Mail Wagon, Near Fort Belknap, Young Co., Texas, Sept. 22, 1858. The article provides significant details regarding a segment of the trip to California, and includes: "The Route from Fayetteville to Fort Smith -- Difficulties of the Ozark Range -- Magnifice... See More  

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678322

Trip to California... Salt Lake City to receive telegraph...

Item #678322

October 14, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 14, 1858  The top of the front page has: "THE OVERLAND MAIL", "TEN DAYS LATER FROM CALIFORNIA", "INTERESTING FROM OREGON", "News from the Seat of War in Washington Territory", and more. News includes the announcement that the telegraph would soon connect Placerville, California and Salt Lake City - ultimately opening communication ... See More  

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678321

Update regarding the Fort Pillow Massacre...

Item #678321

April 18, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1864  Among the front page single-column headings are: "IMPORTANT FROM TENNESSEE", "Disappearance of the Rebel Forces from Fort Pillow", "Reported Departure of Hardee's Corps for Virginia", "Capture of the Guerilla Chief Reynolds", "No Rebels in the Vicinity of Fort Pillow", and more. Inside coverage includes: &q... See More  

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678319

Capture of Fort Pillow... The Chenango disaster... Paducah, Kentucky...

Item #678319

April 17, 1864

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, April 17, 1864.



* The capture of Fort Pillow and negro slaughter

* USS Chenango boiler explosion

* Paducah, Kentucky



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE CHENANGO DISASTER" "Additional Details of the Shocking C... See More  

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678317

1901 Richmond, Missouri Negro lynching...

Item #678317

March 02, 1901

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 2, 1901



* Richmond, Ray County, Missouri

* Negro lynching - hanging




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ANOTHER LYNCHING" 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.

Complete with 8 pages, ... See More  

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678316

Edward VII becomes king in 1901...

Item #678316

January 24, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 24, 1901



* Edward VII begins reign

* King of the United Kingdom

* Ireland - Emperor of India




The top of the front page has two column headline: "IN POMP OF SPLENDOR KING IS PROCLAIMED" 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 fragi... See More  

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678311

Early anti-slavery themed newspaper...

Item #678311

August 17, 1843

NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York, Aug. 17, 1843  As the title would suggest, an anti-slavery newspaper from 18 years before the Civil War.

Among the articles: "The Dedham Anti-Slavery Picknick" "Letters On Slavery Addressed to American Wives & Mothers" being Letter II; "Mobs" "Fugitive Slave Case" has considerable detail; and there are v
... See More  

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678299

Richard Byrd's Trans-Atlantic Flight....

Item #678299

July 01, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 1, 1927.



* Richard Byrd's Transatlantic flight in fog



The front page has has a nice three line, full banner headline: "BYRD FLIES FOR HOURS IN FOG OVER FRANCE SEEKING FOR PARIS AND A PLACE TO LAND; LAST MESSAGE FROM HIM AN SOS NEAR DAWN", with related subheads and a nice photo of Richard Evelyn Byrd.  Additionally, there is a related map on page 2.... See More  

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678298

Terrific centerfold shows steam fire engines in 1865...

Item #678298

March 11, 1865

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, March 11, 1865  The prime print is the very nice doublepage centerfold captioned: "Our Volunteer Fire Department--A Series of Illustrations Representing the Various Steam Fire Engines Now Used in New York". This is an excellent print showing 24 steam fire engines (see). A terrific print for display for any collector of fire memorabilia. ... See More  

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678297

Russian and Polish emigrants being vaccinated in New York (1881)...

Item #678297

May 14, 1881

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 14, 1881  The front cover has: "NEW YORK CITY - HEALTH OFFICERS VACCINATING RUSSIAN AND POLISH IMIGRANTS ON BOARD THE STEAMSHIP 'VICTORIA,' AT QUARANTINE...", which has a related article on page 6. Two inside pages have vignettes related to the progress of technical education. Additional interesting prints include: "New York City ... See More  

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678296

Hitler invades in Austria in 1938...

Item #678296

March 15, 1938

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, March 15, 1938 



* Germans capture Vienna, Austria

* Adolph Hitler

* Pre-World War II




This 6 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "HITLER TELLS WORLD ABSORPTION OF AUSTRIA GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT," with subheads.



Other news of the day throughout. Lite browning with minor margin wear, otherwise in nice conditi... See More  

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678295

1914 pictorial includes Christy Mathewson & much more...

Item #678295

April 14, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 14, 1914



* MLB Baseball players pictorial

* Opening day for the 1914 season

* Christy Mathewson - Rabbit Maranville

* Nap Rucker - Johnny Evers & much more




Page 6 has a banner headline: "Prominent National Leaguers Who Lend Lustre To Today's Opening" with photos of 17 MLB players. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from t... See More  

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678293

Bobby Jones wins 2nd towards grand slam...

Item #678293

June 01, 1930

PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Arizona, June 1, 1930.



* Golfer Bobby Jones

* Wins British amateur championship (1st report)

* Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland

* This was the 2nd win of his famous grand slam




The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "BOBBY JONES IS BRITISH AMATEUR GOLF CHAMPION" (see)

Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, a few tears along the bott... See More  

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678291

1950 USS Benevolence sinking...

Item #678291

August 26, 1950

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Minn., August 26, 1950 



* USS Benevolence (AH-13) sinking 

* Hospital ship (1st report) 

* San Francisco, California
 



The front page has a nice banner headline: "114 Missing as U.S. Hospital Ship Sinks in Collision Off California; 414 Saved" with subhead and 3 related photos. (see). First report coverage on the collision of the USS... See More  

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678286

Death of Billy Sunday...

Item #678286

November 07, 1935

THE OMAHA BEE - NEWS, Nov. 7, 1935



* Billy Sunday death (1st report)

* Baseball player & evangelist




The front page has a seven column headline: "BILLY SUNDAY, EVANGELIST, IS DEAD", with dramatic image, very displayable, titled: "TYPICAL BILLY SUNDAY POSE". Additional headlines: "Illness Proves Fatal To Revivalist Who Deserted Baseball",  "Complai... See More  

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678285

HMS M2 disaster... British submarine sinks...

Item #678285

January 27, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 27, 1932



* HMS M2 disaster

* Royal Navy aircraft-carrying submarine




The front page has a two column, 2 line headline: "British Submarine Fails to Rise; Fifty-four Men on M-2 in Channel", with subhead: "Submersible Plane Carrier Is Believed Located on Sea Bottom of Midnight in Fog - Ships and Divers Hasten to Rescue, but Admiralty Fears a Catastro... See More  

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678284

First Olympics under International Olympic Committee...

Item #678284

January 26, 1924

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 26, 1924



* 1st winter Olympics held

* Chamonix France




This issue has a one column headlines on page 9 that includes: "OLYMPIC ICE GAMES OPEN AT CHAMONIX", "High French Official Formally Declares Classic Sports Festival Under Way", "150 Athletes In Parade", "Competitions Start Today".



This 26 page issue has usual browning wi... See More  

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678283

Odell Waller final words... Battle of El Alamein...

Item #678283

July 03, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1942



* Odell Waller final words

* Battle of El Alamein

* World War II Egypt




Page 19 has the final words of Odell Waller, an African-American sharecropper from Gretna, Virginia, executed for the fatal shooting of his white landlord (source wiki). Additionally, the front page has a five column headline: "BRITISH SWEEP AROUND AXIS FLANK IN EGYPT, U. S. AND R... See More  

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678281

Huey Long's wife takes over his term as senator.....

Item #678281

February 11, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 11, 1936



* Rose McConnell Long takes oath

* Huey's term as United States Senator




Page 3 has a one column heading: "Huey Long's Widow Takes Seat In Senate And Hopes For 'Luck'" (see) First report coverage on Rose McConnell Long becoming the 3rd woman ever to serve as a U.S. Senator, taking over the remaining months of her late husband... See More  

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678279

General Ambrose Burnside's North Carolina Expedition...

Item #678279

January 29, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 29, 1862 



* General Ambrose Burnside's North Carolina Expedition 

* Somerset, Kentucky

* Paris, Tennessee 



The front page has: "BURNSIDE'S EXPEDITION", followed by:  "Its Arrival at Hatteras Inlet", "Great Difficulties Encountered", "Official Report of Gen. Burnside to the War Department", and more... See More  

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678277

1914 First Battle of Topolobampo...

Item #678277

March 04, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 4, 1914



* First Battle of Topolobampo

* 1st Naval battle in Mexico history

* Mexican Revolution - Gulf of Calif.




The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIRST MEXICAN NAVAL BATTLE IS ON AT TOPOLOBAMPO" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to fi... See More  

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678258

Fortress Monroe, Jacksonville, Yorktown... and a new Delmonico's...

Item #678258

April 07, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1862 
 
The front page has: "FROM THE SOUTHERN COAST", "Threatened Attack by the Rebels upon Jacksonville, Fla.", "NEWS FROM FORTRESS MONROE", "Cannonading Heard in the Direction of Yorktown", "GEN. BURNSIDE'S OPERATIONS", "NEWS FROM WASHINGTON", and more. The inside has news regarding
... See More  

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678257

Crystal Night (Kristallnacht)...

Item #678257

November 14, 1938

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, November 14, 1938



* re. Crystal Night (Kristallnacht)

* The night of broken glass

* Persecution of Jews




This 12 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "Strong British Protest Sent Germany Against Attacks By Reich Press" with subheads. (see)



Other news of the day throughout.



Lightly browned, otherwise in good conditio... See More  

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678253

1912 Toledo Museum of Art opening...

Item #678253

January 17, 1912

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 17, 1912



* Toledo Museum of Art opens - dedication

* Old West End neighborhood - Ohio




The top of the front page has a three column photo with heading: "TOLEDO'S BIG MUSEUM OF ART OPENED TODAY" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tot... See More  

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678236

Charles Lindbergh's Yangtze River crash ...

Item #678236

November 01, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, November 1, 1931



* Aviator Charles Lindbergh & Anne Morrow

* Airplane flight to the Orient

* Yangtze River China crash photos




This rotogravure section only has six front page photos regarding Charles Lindbergh's airplane crash on the Yangtze River in China.

Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 16 pages, l... See More  

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678233

Louise Vermilya arrest... Woman serial killer...

Item #678233

November 10, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 10, 1911



* Louise Vermilya arrest

* Woman serial killer




The front page has a two column heading: "MRS. VERMILYA MAY NOT LIVE TO FACE CHARGERS OF MURDER" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Compl... See More  

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678232

1914 St. Louis, Missouri Athletic Club fire...

Item #678232

March 09, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 9, 1914



* St. Louis, Missouri

* Athletic Club fire




The front page has a nice banner headline: "DEATH LIST IN BIG ST. LOUIS FIRE MAY TOTAL THIRTY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper... See More  

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678230

Bank Panic of 1907 prelude ?...

Item #678230

March 14, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 14, 1907



* The Bank Panic of 1907 prelude

* Stock Market - Wall Street decline




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "STOCK MARKET IN A TURMOIL" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

... See More  

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678227

1907 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania fire disaster...

Item #678227

February 01, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 1, 1907



* Harrisburg, Dauphin co., Pennsylvania

* Grand Opera House block fire disaster




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "COSTLY BLAZE THIS MORNING AT HARRISBURG" 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 f... See More  

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678226

1907 Lakeside, California speedway...

Item #678226

February 25, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 25, 1907



* Lakeside, California speedway - racetrack

* Race car driver Barney Oldfield fame




The front page has a banner headline: "AUTO GOES TWO MILES IN 1:20 AT LAKESIDE" 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 er... See More  

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678223

Buchanan's state-of-the-union address... Latest from the "Mormon country"...

Item #678223

December 28, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 28, 1859



* President James Buchanan

* State of the Union Address




Page 3 has most of a column headed: "From The Mormon Country" datelined at "Great Salt Lake City" which provides a rather included update on the events in Utah in recent months. Also on page 3: "The Purchase of Mount Vernon" by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, with ... See More  

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678220

On the John Brown Harper's Ferry invasion... Fugitive slave Columbus Jones...

Item #678220

November 16, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 16, 1859



* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid

* Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia




Among articles are: "The John Brown Fund" "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION--Expulsion of Strangers" which takes a full column; "Southern Protest Against The Virginia View of Harper's Ferry" taking half a column (some text loss here at the spine: see ... See More  

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678219

Much on the John Brown slave insurrection at Harper's Ferry...

Item #678219

November 17, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 17, 1859



* John Brown's Negro insurrection

* Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia




 Inside has an article headed: "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" which takes over 2 1/2 columns with subheads including: "Personal Portraits--Hon. Andrew Hunter--Charles D. Harding--Judge Parker--Affairs at Charlestown--John Brown's Early History--The Expulsion of Mr. Hoy... See More  

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678218

Much on John Brown & his wife... The Mormons in Utah...

Item #678218

November 18, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 18, 1859  



* Mormons in Salt Lake City, Utah

* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid

* Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia




This issue has a wealth of content concerning the John Brown slave insurrection at Harper's Ferry, with other items as well.

Articles include: "John Brown & His Wife" "An Interview With Mrs. Brown--Visit of a L... See More  

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678216

Reporting on the John Brown Harper's Ferry insurrection...

Item #678216

November 11, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1859  Page 5 has 1 1/2 columns of reports headed: "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" "The Case of Cook" with subheads including: "More Precautions--What is the Chivalry of the South?--The Engine Room at Harper's Ferry".

Eight pages, some ink dust to two pages, irregular at the spine causes no text loss.

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678206

Review & premiere of "Spider-Man", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #678206

May 03, 2002

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 3, 2002



* Best "Spider-Man" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Superhero - Toby Maguire - James Franco




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

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678203

Charles Francis Jenkins.... moving pictures...

Item #678203

May 06, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 6, 1928



* Charles Francis Jenkins

* Television - TV pioneer

* Radio moving picture receiver




Page 3 has a small and somewhat discrete report with one column headings: "Broadcasts Pictures" "Jenkins Exhibits Device Before Washington Experts" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete 1st sections only with all 26 pages, irregular along the spine, gener... See More  

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678202

Interesting report from the Council of War... Need for the Erie Canal...

Item #678202

May 14, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 14, 1814 



* Early Erie Canal planning



The first 3 pages have a detailed report: "Internal Navigation - The Advantages of the Proposed Canal from Lake Erie to Hudson's River..." which would be the famed Erie Canal. It is signed in type by: Robert Fulton

Inside has almost 8 pages under the heading: "Events of the War&qu... See More  

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678162

1907 Wright Brothers's flying machine...

Item #678162

May 02, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 2, 1907



* Early airplane flights

* Wright Brothers




The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "A SEVERE TRYOUT FOR FLYING MACHINE". (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.

Complete with 8 pages, small library stamp... See More  

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678161

1956 GM reveals the XP 500 free-piston car...

Item #678161

April 15, 1956

THE DETROIT NEWS, Apr. 15, 1956



* 1956 GM XP-500 concept car revealed

* First piston-free engine automobile




The front page has a nice banner headline: "Even Peanut Oil Can Power New Car" with photo of the GM XP-500 concept which was the very 1st piston-free engine to be put in a automobile. Probably only reported in a Detroit publication, very rare a such.

Complete 1st section o... See More  

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678156

The "Trial of the Century"...

Item #678156

February 07, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 7, 1907



* Harry Thaw & Evelyn Nesbit

* Stanford White murder trial




The front page has a banner headline: "EVELYN NESBIT THAW AS A WITNESS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper... See More  

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678155

1907 Henry Wadswoth Longfellow...

Item #678155

February 27, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 27, 1907



* Henry Wadswoth Longfellow



Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "IT MEMORY OF HENRY W. LONGFELLOW" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pages, small l... See More  

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678154

SS Larchmont sinking disaster...

Item #678154

February 13, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 13, 1907



* SS Larchmont sinking disaster



The top of the front page has a two column headline: "FROZEN CORPSES FLOATING ASHORE" 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.

Complete with 8 pages, two small ... See More  

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678139

The election of 1892 in a Salt Lake City newspaper...

Item #678139

November 09, 1892

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Nov. 9, 1892  The first column on the front page has the single column heading: "FOR CLEVELAND", followed by subheads: "A Great Victory for Democratic Principles", "Beginning Of A New Epoch", "The Results of Yesterday's Election as Far as Ascertained", and more. Additional election-themed coverage is found throu... See More  

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678138

Death of President Harding... burial...

Item #678138

August 11, 1923

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 11, 1923 



* President Warren Harding death

* Funeral - Marion, Ohio burial




The front page has a nice banner headline: "MARION LAYS AWAY HER DEAD, SHUNNING POMP AND PAGEANT WHILE NATION'S BUSINESS HALTS AND PEOPLE BOW IN SILENCE; FOREIGN LANDS AND SHIPS AT SEA HOLD HARDING SERVICES" with subheads and related photo (see images). Other news, sport... See More  

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678136

Theodore Parker, renowned Abolitionist...

Item #678136

February 13, 1864

DAILY SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Mass., Feb. 13, 1864  This issue has a front page article headed: "THEODORE PARKER", with subheads: "His Biography and Correspondence" and "INTERESTING REVELATIONS OF HIS PRIVATE LIFE", which takes the entire front page and continues on the back page. Great coverage of this notable abolitionist (see background below... See More  

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678134

1907 Greensburg, Indiana race war...

Item #678134

May 01, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 1, 1907



* Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana 

* Race riot - African Americans - Negroes




Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "A RACE WAR IN INDIANA" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this... See More  

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678133

The Battle of Mill Spring...

Item #678133

January 24, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 24, 1862  The front page has: "THE BATTLE OF MILL SPRING", followed by: "A Bayonet Charge by the Ninth Ohio, Second Minnesota, and Fourth Kentucky", "REPORTED RESIGNATON OF BUCKNER", and more. Additional headings include: "IMPORTANT FROM FORTRESS MONROE", "Rebel Reports Regarding Burnside's Expedition", "IM
... See More  

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678131

San Francisco streetcar strike of 1907...

Item #678131

May 30, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 26, 1907



* San Francisco streetcar strike of 1907

* Scab violence




The front page has a nice banner headline: "RIOTERS ARE TO BE INDICTED TODAY'" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in... See More  

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678128

1907 Memorial Day holiday headline...

Item #678128

May 30, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 30, 1907



* Memorial Day holiday headline

* United States Armed Forces




The front page has a nice banner headline: "A NATION MOURNS FOR HER DEAD'" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in pa... See More  

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678126

Inventions and vintage ads... Steam Fire Engines...

Item #678126

October 14, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 14, 1876  The front page has: THE CENTENNIAL - TRAIL OF STEAM FIRE ENGINES. Additionally, the issue has many of the latest inventions of the day including:  POCKET LUNG TESTER - AIR PUMP - IMPROVED BUILDING BLOCKS - ELECTROPLATING and more. Furthermore, there are 2 pages of vintage ads including: U.S. Piano Company from New York & J.A. Fay &... See More  

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678125

Glass making... Centennial Exhibition...

Item #678125

November 11, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 11, 1876   The front page has several images and details concerning "GLASS MAKING AT THE CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION". Additionally, there is coverage for the latest inventions of the day including: "FLOUR BOLT", "ELECTROMAGNETIC ENGINE", "BALE TIE", and more.

This 16 page issue is in nice condition.... See More  

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678124

Tobacco Leaf Stringer.... Fish Hooks...

Item #678124

October 28, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 28, 1876  The front page of this issue has images and content for: TOBACCO LEAF STRINGER and MAIN'S MILLING ATTACHMENT FOR LATHES.  Additionally, the inside pages contain many inventions of the day including: FISH HOOKS - ENGINE INDICATOR and more. The last 2 pages have vintage ads including: The Bigelow Engine, The Trade Engine, The Quarrying... See More  

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678123

Mark Twain receives Oxford degree...

Item #678123

June 27, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 27, 1907



* Mark Twain - Samuel Langhorne Clemens

* Receives honorary degree from Oxford University




The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "MARK TWAIN GETS HIS DECREE" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era... See More  

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678120

Binger Hermann found not guilty...

Item #678120

April 27, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 27, 1907



* Binger Hermann not guilty

* Oregon politician & lawyer

* Oregon land fraud scandal




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BINGER HERMANN FOUND 'NOT GUILTY'" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tot... See More  

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678119

Abe Ruef pleads guilty...

Item #678119

May 15, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 15, 1907



* Abraham "Abe" Ruef bribery case

* Corrupt political boss & lawyer

* San Francisco, California mayor




The front page has a nice banner headline: "ABE RUEF PLEADS GUILTY" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues tha... See More  

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678118

Albert Einstein & Cosmogony lecture ...

Item #678118

November 15, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1930



* Albert Einstein Berlin lecture

* Chicken or the egg dilemma

* Cosmogony - World existence




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Einstein tells Radicals World Is a Riddle; Says Science Cannot Tell How It All Began" (see)

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678117

The "Trial of the Century"...

Item #678117

April 12, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 12, 1907



* Harry Thaw & Stanford White

* 1st murder trial ends w/ a hung jury




The front page has a nice banner headline: "Thaw Jury Disagreed and Is Discharged" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile ... See More  

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678116

Francis Ouimet wins 1931 U.S. Amateur golf...

Item #678116

September 06, 1931

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, September 6, 1931



* United States Amateur championship

* Golfer Francis Ouimet wins his 2nd (17 yrs. later)

* Beverly Country Club- Chicago, Illinois




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "OUIMET COMES THROUGH AGAIN AFTER 17 YEARS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Francis Ouimet winning his 2nd United States Amateur Championship, ... See More  

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678114

1907 Superman wins Brooklyn Handicap...

Item #678114

May 20, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 20, 1907



* Superman wins the Brooklyn Handicap

* Thoroughbred horse racing - race

* Gravesend Race Track




The front page has two column headline: "SUPERMAN WINS BROOKLYN HANDICAP" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from ... See More  

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678113

1936 Wilhelm Gustloff assassination...

Item #678113

February 05, 1936

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, February 5, 1936



* Wilhelm Gustloff assassination

* Nazi leader in Switzerland

* Croatian Jewish student




Near the top of page 2 is a one column heading: "SWISS NAZI HEAD SLAIN BY STUDENT" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of Wilhelm Gustloff, Nazi leader in Switzerland, by David Frankfueter, a Croatian Jewish student.... See More  

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678104

re. Amelia Earhart's solo flight photo....

Item #678104

June 01, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 1, 1932 



* re. Amelia Earhart's transatlantic flight

* 1st woman to achieve solo

* Photo with 1st person to greet her




Page 3 has a two column photo with heading: "The First Man To Greet Mrs. Putnam" with brief text underneath.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 48 pages, rag edition, minor creasing, nice condition.... See More  

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678103

Charlie Chaplin's "City Lights" opening day....

Item #678103

February 07, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 7, 1931



* Silent era comic actor Charlie Chaplin

* "City Lights" movie film debut ad & review




Page 11 has a one column heading: "CHAPLIN HILARIOUS IN HIS 'CITY LIGHTS'" with subheads. (see) Also on the same page is an advertisement for the opening day debut of this famous movie with caricature of Chaplin. (see)

Other news, sports... See More  

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678102

1905 New Orleans riverfront fire disaster...

Item #678102

February 27, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 27, 1905



* New Orleans riverfront fire disaster



The front page has a two column heading: "NEW ORLEANS LOSES $5,000,000 BY FIRE" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pages, small libr... See More  

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678101

1987 Whittier Narrows earthquake...

Item #678101

October 01, 1987

LOS ANGELES HERALD EXAMINER, California, Oct. 1, 1987 



* Whittier Narrows earthquake

* Los Angeles & Orange county




The front page has a great banner headline: "QUAKE ! " with banner subhead: "6.1 temblor: 2 dead, major damage" with related photo and map. More inside. Nice for display.

Complete 1st section only with 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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678098

Wright Brothers' public showing in Germany...

Item #678098

September 18, 1909

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 18, 1909



* Early airplane flights

* Orville Wright - Brothers

* Tempelhof Airport

* Berlin, Germany




The front page has a one column heading: "ORVILLE WRIGHT MAKES NEW RECORD" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from th... See More  

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678097

Who conquered the North Pole ?...

Item #678097

September 21, 1909

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 21, 1909



* Explorers Frederick Scott & Robert Peary

* The discovery of the North Pole controversy




The front page has a two column heading: "DR. COOK WILL AWAIT EVENTS" with subhead. (see) The top of page 2 has a nice banner headline: "COMMANDER PEARY AT SYDNEY, N.S." with subhead and related pictorial. Surprisingly this issue i... See More  

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678088

1909 Charles F. Willard airplane flight...

Item #678088

August 13, 1909

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 13, 1909



* Aviator pioneer Charles F. Willard - aviation

* Early airplane flight in Long Island - New York




The front page has a one column heading: "WILLARD MAKES RECORD FLIGHT IN AEROPLANE" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally f... See More  

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678086
Item #678086

August 15, 1932

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Aug. 15, 1932



* Goat Castle murder case

* Jane Surget Merrill

* Natchez, Mississippi

* Race and the South




The front page has a banner headline: "NEGRO SLAIN RESISTING POLICE LINKED TO MERRILL MURDER" with subheads and related map. (see)

Complete with 20mpages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally good.... See More  

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678085

1929 Detroit Study nightclub fire...

Item #678085

September 21, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 21, 1929



* The Study club fire

* Detroit, Michigan disaster

* Illegal prohibition era nightclub




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "18 DIE, 47 INJURED IN FIRE AND PANIC IN DETROIT CABARET" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the prohibition era Detroit, Michigan nightclub fire disaster shortly before the great stock market... See More  

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678084

1907 Colton, California train disaster...

Item #678084

March 29, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 29, 1907



* Colton, San Bernardino Co., California

* Southern Pacific Railroad train wreck disaster




The top of the front page has three column headline: "WESTBOUND OVERLAND IN A FEARFUL WRECK" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally ... See More  

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678054

1907 construction of the Panama Canal......

Item #678054

January 12, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 12, 1907



* Panama Canal construction

* Contract bids for waterway




The front page has two column heading: "BIDS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PANAMA CANAL" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with ... See More  

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678051

The "Trial of the Century"...

Item #678051

January 23, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 23, 1907



* Harry Thaw & Stanford White

* Murder Trial begins (1st report)




The top of the front page has two column headline: "TRIAL OF HARRY THAW COMMENCED TODAY" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in p... See More  

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678050

Albert Einstein on speed of light....

Item #678050

December 17, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 17, 1933



* Albert Einstein's theory of relativity

* American physicist - 'speed of light' work


* re. Albert A. Michelson tests



The front page has a one column heading: "DR. EINSTEIN DOUBTS LIGHT SPEED VARIES" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

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678049

Chicago Race Riot... Red Summer...

Item #678049

July 30, 1919

THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 30, 1919



* Chicago race riot

* Red Summer of 1919




The front page has a nice banner headline: "RENEW RIOTS; DEAD LIST 26" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 continues inside with a few related photos. Great to have in this Chicago publication, very rare as such.

Thirty pages, light toning and some wear and chipping at the... See More  

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678048

Albert Einstein urges use of science....

Item #678048

February 17, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1931



* Professor Albert Einstein lecture

* California Institute of Technology

* Urges applying science in the World




Page 6 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN SEES LACK IN APPLYING SCIENCE" with subheads and more. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.

Other new... See More  

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678047

1910 death of King Edward VIII....

Item #678047

May 06, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 6, 1910



* Edward VII - King of the United Kingdom

* Eldest son of Queen Victoria




The front page has a banner headline: "KING OF ENGLAND DYING IN LONDON; All Members of Royal Family Coming to Palace" with subheads and related photo. Nice for display. The king would die on this day. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the &quo... See More  

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678046

The King of England dies...

Item #678046

January 21, 1936

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER--EXTRA, Jan. 21, 1936 



* Death of George V

* King of the United Kingdom




The banner headlines announce: "KING GEORGE DIES!" "Sudden Illness Fatal to English Monarch" with photos of the deceased King George V, and the future King Edward VIII.

Only 8 pages of the first of two sections, otherwise good condition.... See More  

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678045

1939 Albert Einstein & the Creation of the Universe....

Item #678045

March 14, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1939



* Physicist Albert Einstein

* Creation of the Universe

* Theory of Relativity




The front page has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN SEES KEY TO UNIVERSE NEAR" with subheads. (See)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.... See More  

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678044

1907 Kingston earthquake... Jamaica...

Item #678044

January 15, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 15, 1907



* 1907 Kingston earthquake

* Island of Jamaica (1st report)




The front page has a banner headline: "KINGSTON, JAMAICA, DESTROYED BY EARTHQUAKE" 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.

Complet... See More  

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678043

1907 Judage Landis & Standard Oil...

Item #678043

January 03, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 3, 1907



* Standard Oil Co. indictments

* Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "STANDARD OIL IS GIVEN ANOTHER JOLT" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

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678039

1909 Elsie Sigel murder case... NYC Chinatown...

Item #678039

July 02, 1909

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 2, 1909



* Elsie Sigel murder case

* Franz Sigel granddaughter

* New York Chinatown

* "William" Leon Ling




The top of the front page has a two column illustration headed: "The 'Infernal' Question" with subheads. (see) Although Galveston was the main focus in this report, this was to become to be known as the "Velasco Hurr... See More  

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678034

Map of Hudson River region... Franklin on exchange of prisoners...

Item #678034
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1778 



* Rare Revolutionary War New York map

* Benjamin Franklin letter

* Ethan Allen




Of great significance is the very nice foldout map headed: "Map of Hudson's River with the Adjacent Country", which shows from Crown Point & Ticonderoga, south to Philadelphia, & also from Long Island to Lake Ontario with considerable de... See More  

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678029

Willard vs Johnson championship fight... Suffrage convention...

Item #678029

April 06, 1915

THE FAIRMONT TIMES, Fairmont, West Virginia, April 6, 1915  The front page of the issue has a three column, two line headline "Terrific Steam Behind Jess' Punch to pit and jaw Ended Johnson's Chances" with subheads "Crafty Warfare and Ageing Negro in Opening Frame of Havana Championship" "Bout Much Admired But Not Sufficient to Stem the Tide of Youth and "... See More  

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678028

Jess Willard kills boxing opponent in the ring...

Item #678028

August 23, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 23, 1913



* Jess Willard kills opponent

* Punch in the head (9th round)

* Boxer Jack "Bull" Young 




The front page has a nice banner headline: "'BULL' YOUNG MEETS DEATH IN VERNON PRIZE RING" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues tha... See More  

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678023

1909 Glenn Curtiss airplane flight...

Item #678023

July 16, 1909

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 16, 1909



* Aviator pioneer Glenn Curtiss - aviation

* Early airplane flight in Long Island - New York




The front page has a two column heading: "CURTISS IS AFTER WRIGHT LAURELS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from th... See More  

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678020

From New Orleans during the Confederacy...

Item #678020

October 19, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 19, 1861  Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues fro... See More  

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678017

From the capital of the confederacy...

Item #678017

August 26, 1862

RICHMOND WHIG AND PUBLIC ADVERTISER, Virginia, Aug. 26, 1862  The front page has an editorial: "The Defensive Policy". There is also the business of the "Confederate Congress" and various war reports, including: "Retreat Of Pope's Army Capture Of A Yankee Guard And Two Locomotives".

Page 2 has an editorial: "The Financial Aspects of the War", plus:... See More  

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678016

A rare title from the Civil War, just after the close of the Civil War...

Item #678016

May 31, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 31, 1865  W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his ferve... See More  

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678013

First naval battle of the Revolutionary War between the British & French...

Item #678013

June 27, 1778

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 23-27, 1778 



* Naval conflict between the Belle Poule vs. the Arethusa

* British and French frigates - 1st naval battle

* Action of 17 June 1778




A  very notable issue reporting a significant naval event in the Revolutionary War. The front page & nearly half of pg. 2 are taken up with letters headed: "Victory, at Sea" which give deta... See More  

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678010

Great photo of JFK...

Item #678010

November 22, 1963

CITIZEN-NEWS, Lankershim, New Hampshire, Nov. 22, 1963  One of the most dramatic and unusual issues on President John F. Kennedy assassination we have offered.Front Page has distinguished image of JFK with the banner headline: "MARTYRED!" Pages 1-12 of what was likely at least a 2 section newspaper. This issue is extremely displayable. and is in very nice, clean condition.... See More  

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678009

Nice map of Jamaica...

Item #678009
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  This magazine still has the full page plate of "A Map Of the Island of Jamaica" which shows much detail (see). This map measures 5 by 8 inches and is in very nice, clean condition (see). There is also a report which relates to it titled: "Weak State of the Island of Jamaica" (see for portions).

There is also another artic... See More  

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678008

Rare Union occupation newspaper with the Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #678008

October 04, 1862

THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Oct. 4, 1862  This newspaper was established in March of 1862 after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sought to provide mostly military reports and other items. It is also interesting that a Union newspaper was published in South Carolina considering the state r... See More  

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678006

Lot of 13 Wash. D.C. from 1856...

Item #678006

December 31, 1856

EVENING STAR, Washington D.C. Lot of 13 issues from the year 1856. News of the day just prior to the outbreak of the American Civil War.

Each issue is complete with 4 pages, loose along the spine, minor wear, a few small tape mends, generally very nice.

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678004

Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame...

Item #678004

November 17, 1935

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, sport's section only, November 17, 1935



* Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame

* NCAA college football tie



The front page of this section has a six column heading: "Notre Dame Scores in Closing 10 Seconds to Tie Army" with subheads and related photo. Another photo on page 2.

Complete sport's section only with 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the marg... See More  

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678003

Terrific & rare map of the Philadelphia vicinity... Battle of Trenton...

Item #678003
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1777



* The Battle of Trenton, New Jersey

* Great Revolutionary War map of Philadelphia




Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Philadelphia and Parts Adjacent, by N. Scull & G. Heap" which shows the street grid of Philadelphia plus the various towns, roads, streams & rivers in the ... See More  

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677998

1913 photo of Jake Daubert... Brooklyn Dodgers...

Item #677998

August 08, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 8, 1913



* Jake Daubert photo - first baseman

* Brooklyn Dodgers - MLB baseball




The top of page 12 has a three column photo of Jake Daubert with heading: "Daubert Greatest First Baseman Of All Time, Is Claim Of Many" with subhead and text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find ... See More  

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677997

William Walker Nicaragua expedition...

Item #677997

January 08, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 8, 1858



* William Walker (filibuster)

* Nicaragua expedition


 


Page 4 has an article with heading: "The President's Message on the Seizure of Walker--The Old and New Filibusters" (see)

Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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$28.00
677987

The Battle of Long Island, with a map... Patrick Henry...

Item #677987
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1776  



* Battle of Long Island

* Revolutionary War

* Patrick Henry




This issue is filled with a great wealth of notable content concerning the Revolutionary War, however the prime piece here is the nice foldout map titled: "Sketch of the Country Illustrating the late Engagement in Long Island".

The map measures 9 by 13 inches & sho... See More  

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677981

Great map showing North America... On taxing America without their consent...

Item #677981
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776  The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College." 

The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludg
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677978

Map of South Pole plus much on the Revolutionary War...

Item #677978
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1776 



* American Revolutionary War

* Original South Pole map




This is a fine issue from this significant year of the Revolutionary War, with much war-related content.

Included are two pages on an: "Act for Prohibiting all Trade with America" which is followed by an: "Act of Massachusetts Bay for Fitting out Armed V
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677977

1909 Harry Kendall Thaw declared insane...

Item #677977

August 12, 1909

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 12, 1909



* Harry Kendall Thaw declared insane

* Matteawan State Hospital for the Criminally Insane




The front page has a nice banner headline: "THAW IS DECLARED INSANE AND IS REMANDED TO MATTEAWAN" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tot... See More  

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677976

The Northern Army approaching Yorktown in 1862...

Item #677976

April 08, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES from New York, NY and dated April 8, 1862.



* General McClellan before Yorktown
* General Pope to the Tennessee Shore
 
The front page has the single-column headings: "IMPORTANT WAR NEWS", "Gen. McClellan Before Yorktown with the National Army", "Gen. Magruder in Yorktown with 30,000 Rebel Troops", "IMPORTANT FROM MISSIS
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677975

Earliest ice cream advertisement we have seen...

Item #677975

January 10, 1795

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 10, 1795 



* President George Washington era

* Very early ice cream advertisement




In addition to various news reports found inside, the front page has the earliest "Ice Cream" advertisement we have seen in any newspaper.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.... See More  

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677973

The 19th Century American Seed Industry...

Item #677973

September 23, 1882

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 23, 1882  The front cover has: "AMERICAN SEED INDUSTRY - THE GRET SEED FARMS OF DAVID LANDRETH & SONS", which has 6 related vignettes and additional supporting text and photos on inside pages. The inside has: "Meroney's Washing Machine" which is accompanied by an article headed: "Improved Washing Machine", "Hill&#... See More  

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$24.00
677972

"Smokes For Buddies"...

Item #677972

October 01, 1943

BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, October 1, 1943 



* "Smoke For Buddies" rally 

* Rare military issue from WWII 



A military paper produced at the Navy Yard with a great wealth of war-related content. An interesting item on the front page headed: "2,100,000 Cigarettes Donated by Yard" to be send to servicemen overseas as part of the "Smoke... See More  

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$28.00
677971

1934 Honea Path, South Carolina riot

Item #677971

September 07, 1934

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 7, 1934



* Honea Path, South Carolina riot

* Chiquola Mill workers incident

* General Textile Strike of 1934




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TEN ARE KILLED IN STRIKE RIOTS; BAR PEACE MOVE" with subhead. A few related photos are on the back page. (see) First report coverage on the Chiuola Mill incident at Honea Path, South Carol... See More  

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677970

1962 Flying Tiger 923 airplane crash...

Item #677970

March 16, 1962

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 16, 1962



* Flying Tiger Line - Constellation

* Flight 739 airplane mystery - Pacific




The front page has a banner headline: "Plane, 107 Abroad, Vanishes In Pacific" with subhead, related photo and map. First report coverage on the Flying Tiger Line Flight 739 airplane disappearance in the Western Pacific.

Complete with 16 pages, light toning at the... See More  

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$57.00
677969

1962 Flying Tiger 923 airplane crash...

Item #677969

September 24, 1962

THE DETROIT NEWS, September 24, 1962



* Flying Tiger Line - cargo airline

* Flight 923 airplane crash - North Atlantic




The front page has a nice banner headline: "RESCUE 49 OFF PLANE, SIGHT OTHERS ON RAFT" with subheads, related photo & map. (see) First report coverage on the Flying Tiger Line Flight 923 airplane disaster in the North Atlantic.

Complete with 44 pages, light to... See More  

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$42.00
677968

Los Angeles (Oakland) Raiders win Super Bowl XVIII...

Item #677968

January 23, 1984

USA TODAY, Jan. 23, 1984



* Oakland - Los Angeles Raiders win

* Super Bowl XVIII - NFL Football

* vs. Washington Redskins at Tampa




The front page has a headline that reads: "Raiders go Hog-wild, 38-9" with subhead and two related photos. (see) The front page of the sport's section also has a headline: "Raiders super in rout" with subhead and photo. (see) Much more i... See More  

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$68.00
677967

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

Item #677967

June 05, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 5, 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: "REACH FIJI; A WORLD RECORD" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Lengthy coverage continues on page 2 with related map. Three related photos are on the back page.

Co... See More  

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$52.00
677966

1909 Tragic Week (Spain)...

Item #677966

July 29, 1909

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 29, 1909



* Tragic Week (Spain)

* Spanish Army - Anarchists

* Socialists - Republicans




The front page has a banner headline: "3000...KILLED" with subheads and related pictorial. (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.

... See More  

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677965

French aviation pioneer Hubert Latham...

Item #677965

July 27, 1909

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 27, 1909



* Hubert Latham fails on 2nd attempt

* French aviator - aviation pioneer

* Airplane flight across the English Channel




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "LATHAM FAILS ON 2ND TRIAL" with subhead. (see) 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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677964

1913 photo of Steve O'Neill... Cleveland Indians...

Item #677964

August 18, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 18, 1913



* Steve O'Neill photo

* Cleveland Naps (Indians)




The top of page 13 has a two column photo of Steve O'Neill with heading: "O'Neill, Nap Catcher, Is Proving To Be Sensation" with subhead and text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not to... See More  

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677961

Alexander Berkman suicide... anarchist...

Item #677961

July 02, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 2, 1936



* Alexander Berkman suicide death

* Anarchist - anarchism - anarchy




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "ALEX BERKMAN, ANARCHIST, KILLS SELF IN FRANCE" with subhead. Photo of Berkman is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

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

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677959

Culture of wine... The situation in America...

Item #677959
THE SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1775  This issue is mostly taken up with a lengthy article headed: "Debates in the Last Session of Parliament, Resumed" which includes various talk of the Revolutionary War in America.

Another article is titled: "The Culture of Vines Further Illustrated", plus there is a wide variety of other articles as well.

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677948

32 total points scored in one hockey match... NHL Record...

Item #677948

February 19, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1936



* New York Americans vs. Montreal Maroons

* Record breaking game for points scored




Page 23 has the banner headline: "Deluge of Goals Produces Draw Between Americans and Maroon Six", with related subheads, supporting coverage, the lineup and the scoring chart. This tells of the record breaking game of 32 total points scored between the New Yor... See More  

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677944

The 1917 Mattoon, Illinois (and surrounding area) tornado outbreak...

Item #677944

May 28, 1917

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, May 28, 1917



* Mattoon, IL tornado outbreak

* One of the deadliest tornado sequences on record




The front page has the displayable banner headline: "OVER 200 DEAD, 1000 HURT, LOSS $5,000,000", with several related subheadings and supporting text. This multi-day tornado event remains one of the deadliest on record.

Other news, sports and ... See More  

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677943

General Sherman pressing General Hood... Slocum possesses Atlanta...

Item #677943

October 19, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 19, 1864



* General William T. Sherman
* Atlanta, Georgia
 
The front page headlines include: "GEN. SHERMAN'S ARMY", "Hood Trying To Escape", "Sherman Pressing Him Closely", "Gen. Slocum in Possession of Atlanta", and much more. See images for details. Additional Civil War-themed content found
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677939

Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty... serial killer...

Item #677939

January 14, 1992

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 14, 1992



* Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty but insane

* Serial killer and sex offender

* Rape, murder & dismemberment




Page 16 has a one column heading: "Dahmer Pleads Guilty but Insane in Serial Slayings". (see) The bottom of the front page has a small photo of Dahmer with brief text. (see)

Complete with all sections (100+ pages), nice condition.... See More  

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677938

Latest from the War of 1812...

Item #677938

October 29, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 29, 1812  Page 2 has an entire column taken up with various reports from the War of 1812 including; "Indian Hostilities" from Savannah, a letter from Chillicothe concerning events near Fort Defiance; another letter from Chillicothe, Ohio concerning Fort Wayne and General Harrison, plus other reports as well including one datelines from Burlington,... See More  

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677937

Battle at Queenston Heights during the War of 1812...

Item #677937

October 26, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 26, 1812  



* Battle of Queenston Heights

* American Revolutionary War




The front page has: "An Act To authorise the granting of Patents for Land, according to the surveys... and to grant...rights to certain Claimants of Land in the District of Detroit..., signed in type: James Madison.

Inside page reports include: "Battles At
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677936

President Madison offers pardon to deserters from the Army...

Item #677936

October 22, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 22, 1812



* War of 1812 deserters

* James Madison pardon




The first column is taken up with 3 Acts of Congress as well as: "A Proclamation" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle, concerning the granting of a full pardon for those who have deserted from the Army. Each is signed in type by the President: James Madison.

Page 2 includes: "... See More  

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677931

Louisiana becomes the 18th state of the Union...

Item #677931

October 01, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 1, 1812  



* Territory of Orleans

* Louisiana statehood




The front page begins with: "An Act For the Admission of the State of Louisiana into the Union...", which formally happened on April 30, as noted at the end of the act: "Sec. 6. And be it further enacted that this act shall immense and be in force from and after the thirtieth day o... See More  

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677923

Fine reporting in this first report of Lincoln's assassination...

Item #677923

April 15, 1865

AUBURN DAILY ADVERTISER & UNION, New York, April 15, 1865  



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth




An exciting issue reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, as inside pages have various dispatches as the news was received at the printing office.

Page 2 begins with a report from the editor headed: "Assassination of Preside... See More  

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677921

Capture of Pensacola Florida, during the Seminole War...

Item #677921

July 25, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1818  The prime content is a detailed report of the capture of Pensacola, Florida during the Seminole Indian war. American forces were led by Andrew Jackson who felt Pensacola was being used by the Seminoles for strikes against America.

Also a very lengthy & detailed report on the death and funeral of General Richard Montgomery.

Sixteen pa... See More  

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677920

Review & premiere of "St. Elmo's Fire", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #677920

June 28, 1985

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 28, 1985



* Best "St. Elmo's Fire" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* American coming-of-age film - brat pack




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "St. Elmo's Fire" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the ... See More  

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677919

The President declares the war to be over(?)... War in the Chesapeake...

Item #677919

July 02, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 2, 1814  Page three has an interesting item: "A Proclamation", signed in type by the President: James Madison which declares the war with Great Brittan to be over. However, upon further inspection, the article above headed, "The Turnpike Road to Peace", makes it clear this is merely a proclamation being suggested to the President ... See More  

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677918

1905 Grand Duke Sergius assassination....

Item #677918

February 17, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 17, 1905



* Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia



The top of the front page has a five column headline: "GRAND DUKE SERGIUS IS THE VICTIM OF ASSASSINS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Compl... See More  

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677917

1905 Watkinsville lynching... Georgia...

Item #677917

June 29, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 29, 1905



* Watkinsville lynching - Georgia

* Mass mob shooting - Negroes




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MOB LYNCHES SEVEN NEGROES AND WHITE MAN" 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 ... See More  

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677916

1905 Lodz insurrection... Polish workers...

Item #677916

June 24, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 24, 1905



* Lodz insurrection - June Days

* Polish workers uprising

* Russian Empire




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "2,000 KILLED OR WOUNDED AT LODZ" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this ... See More  

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677915

20th Century Limited train speed record...

Item #677915

June 19, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 19, 1905



* 20th Century Limited passenger train

* New York Central Railroad

* New York to Chicago speed record




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "80 MILES AN HOUR MADE ON THE RUN" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not ... See More  

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677914

1905 Princess Margaret of Connaught weds...

Item #677914

June 15, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 15, 1905



* Princess Margaret of Connaught wedding

* Gustaf VI Adolf - Future King of Sweden




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "PRINCESS OF ENGLAND WEDS PRINCE OF SWEDEN" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally frag... See More  

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677912

Pope John Paul II assassination attempt...

Item #677912

May 14, 1981

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1981



* Pope John Paul II

* Assassination attempt

* Mehmet Ali Ağca




The front page has a nice banner headline: "POPE IS SHOT IN CAR IN VATICAN SQUARE; SURGEONS TERM CONDITION 'GUARDED'; TURK, AN ESCAPED MURDERER, IS SEIZED" with subheads and 3 related photos. Much more on the following pages.

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677911

Early newspaper from this famous beach community...

Item #677911

October 12, 1917

REDONDO BREEZE, Redondo Beach, California, Oct. 12, 1917



* West Coast beach community

* Los Angeles County




An early newspaper from one of the more famous beach communities in Los Angeles County. The popular television series "Baywatch" was filmed in Redondo Beach. Only one institution has any notable holdings of this newspaper.

A combination of local & national news, offering... See More  

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677910

Death of famed actor William Holden...

Item #677910

November 16, 1981

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 16, 1981



* William Holden death

* Hollywood move - film actor

* Early, same day report

* Best title to be had ?




The front page has a nice banner headline: "William Holden Found dead" with subhead and three related photos. (see) Nice for display. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. He died in nearby Sant... See More  

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677907

Adolph Hitler declares war on Russia in 1941....

Item #677907

June 20, 1941

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, War Extra, June 20, 1941



* Adolph Hitler to declare war on Russia

* Germans marching orders close

* Pre-United States involvement




The front page has a nice banner headline: "NAZI-RUSS WAR CRISIS" with subheads. Nice for display. Hitler would declare war on Russia two days later.

Complete 1st section only with all 14 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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677905

Louisiana secedes from the Union...

Item #677905

January 27, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1861  Among the ftpg. first column heads "Important News From the South" "Secession of Louisiana From the Union" "Six States Arrayed Against the Federal Government" "Anticipated Assault Upon Fort Pickens by Florida Troops" and much more.

Eight pages, some light foxing at the folds, minor margin wear, generally good.

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677901

1929 Cochran, Georgia tornado disaster....

Item #677901

April 26, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 26, 1929



* Cochran, Georgia & more

* Tornadoes disaster




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "TORNADOES IN SOUTH KILL 39, INJURE 200" with subheads that include: "Seventeen Die In Cochran" and more. (see) First report coverage on the tornado outbreak in Georgia and South Carolina in which the city of Cochran was hardest hit. Always ni... See More  

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677898

The effects of opium...

Item #677898
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1763 



* Effects of opium in the 18th century



Among the articles within this issued are: "An Account of the Effects of Opium as a Poison with the Method of Cure & Proper Directions what to do...", "Proposal for Establishing a National Bank" "M. Condamine's Journey into Italy" "Description of a Lamp... See More  

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677897

Quentin Roosevelt killed... WWI France...

Item #677897

July 21, 1918

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., July 21, 1918



* Quentin Roosevelt killed

* President Theodore Roosevelt's son

* United States Army Air Service




The front page has one column headings: "Theodore, Jr., Hurt" "Quentin Believed Dead" and more. (see) Quentin was President Theodore Roosevelt's youngest son.

Much on World War I. Sixteen pages, light toning and a little ... See More  

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677896

1905 Belmont, Missouri Negro lynching...

Item #677896

May 13, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 13, 1905



* Belmont, Mississippi County, Missouri

* Tom Witherspoon Negro lynching - lynched




Page 2 has a one column heading: "NEGRO HANGED BY MISSOURI MOB" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Compl... See More  

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677890

1905 Snyder, Oklahoma tornado disaster...

Item #677890

May 11, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 11, 1905



* Snyder, Kiowa County, Oklahoma

* Tornado disaster with 113 deaths




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "TOWN WIPED OUT BY A TORNADO" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

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677888

1st public showing of a airplane flight in U.S....

Item #677888

April 29, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 29, 1905



* Aviator Daniel J. Maloney

* John J. Montgomery glider

* 1st public display of a airplane flight in U.S.




The front page has a one column heading: "FLIGHT MADE BY AEROPLANE" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile ... See More  

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677887

1905 death of General Fitzhugh Lee...

Item #677887

April 28, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 28, 1905



* Fitzhugh Lee death (1st report)

* Confederate cavalry general

* Robert E. Lee's nephew




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GEN. FITZHUGH LEE IS STRICKEN" 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 fra... See More  

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