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December 30, 1882
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 30, 1882 The full front page shows: "Old Time's Stock In Trade For 1883" which shows Father Time. The doublepage centerfold is a large montage of prints captioned: "Pictorial History of Leading Events of the Closing Year", & which features Father Time as well.
Sixteen pages, nice condition.
November 05, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 5, 1883
* Boxer John L. Sullivan plays baseball
Page 2 has much on: "Sporting" including: "Sullivan Attracts 5,000 People at the Baseball Park" with details of a baseball game involving famed boxer John L. Sullivan.
Also: "Report of the Base Ball Arbitration Committee", the meeting in New York, as well as: "The National... See More
December 01, 1884
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 1, 1884 Page 7 has: "Mormon Ethics" "Some of the Practical Results of the Utah System" which takes two-thirds of a column. This was still 12 years before Utah would become a state.
Ten pages, very nice condition.
May 23, 1885
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 23, 1885
* Fire Fighting
The front page of this issue has two illustrations titled "New York Fire Department Testing Devices For Throwing Life Lines Over Buildings". The article inside is titled "Unexplored Branch Of The Fire Escape Problem". There is an article with an illustration both titled "A Mammoth Steam Snow Shovel" pl... See More
September 27, 1890
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 27, 1890
* Sequoia National Park is created
Page 2 has a very notable yet inconspicuous report on the creation of Sequoia National Park.
Under the heading: "General Washington News" is a subhead: "The 'Big Trees' National Park" with the text noting: "Secretary Noble has promulgated rules & regulations for the gover... See More
June 22, 1891
THE SUN, Colorado Springs, June 22, 1891
* Rare miniature, amateur title
This is the volume 1, number 7 issue of a newspaper which lasted for just 2 1/2 years. Plus Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) records only one institution as having any issues and we purchased all the holdings from them. Obviously printed on a small amateur press as it is of very small size, measuring ju... See More
July 11, 1894
PUCK, New York, July 11, 1894
* Color political prints
Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are very desired for their displayability. This issue has as its politic... See More
February 17, 1898
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Feb. 17, 1898
* USS Maine explosion & sinking
* Spanish- American War prelude
* "Remember the Maine!" fame
The front page has a stack of two-column headlines on the follow-up investigation of the sinking of the battleship Maine: "SENSATIONAL BULLETIN" "Diver Find an Eight Inch Torpedo Hole in the Maine's Pla... See More
April 26, 1899
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 26, 1899
* National Council of Women desire "Peace Meetings"
The front page of this issue has the heading: "WOMEN'S TRIBUTE TO THE CZAR". May Wright Sewell spoke encouraging leaders throughout the world to put forth an agenda to help all people.
Complete in 14 pages, pulpish, severe chipping around the edges with loss of text... See More
October 22, 1900
THE BULLETIN, San Francisco, October 22, 1900
* John Sherman - soldier and statesman
* Senator... Secretary of State... Secretary of the Treasury
The front page has three column headlines: "JOHN SHERMAN, SOLDIER AND STATESMAN, IS DEAD" and "Expired at His Home in Washington After a Lingering Illness That Gradually Undermined His Nervous System", with a n... See More
December 21, 1901
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, December 21, 1901, New York Perhaps the most notable article is: "The Evolution of the Motor Cycle" which has great text and also includes 4 photos of very early motorcycles.
The front page is taken up with a print of the: "Giant Sand Wheel for the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company" with an article inside.
Sixteen pages, an early repair to pa... See More
May 02, 1903
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, from New York, dated May 2, 1903. The full front cover of the issue features a photo of "Alexander Graham Bell" which also features his signature below it. An article is content within. Also within the issue is the latest Atlantic Line "Kaiser Wilhelm II".
This is a complete issue in 16 pages measuring approximately 11 x 16 inches and is in good co... See More
July 29, 1906
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE SUPPLEMENT, California, July 29, 1906 This unique color cover supplement has several interesting illustrations starting with a full front page illustration of "A STUDIO AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA".
The inside pages have the following articles and illustrations of interest: "THE MOST VALUABLE CAT IN AMERICA", "ENOUGH ROPE TO HANG THE WORLD... See More
June 01, 1912
SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 1, 1912
* Aviator Wilbur Wright (Wright Brothers fame)
* Died of Typhoid Fever at the age of 45
This 20 page newspaper has small one column headings on the front page: "Wright's Funeral To-day" and "Business in Dayton, O., Will Be Suspended During Services for Aviator" which tells of the recent death of f... See More
January 31, 1914
THE SUMMARY, Elmira, New York, Jan. 31, 1914
* Published by prison inmates
* Elmira Correctional Facility
An interesting newspaper "Published Weekly by & for the Inmates of the N.Y.S. Reformatory at Elmira" as noted at the top of page 2. Various news of the day, and the back page is mostly taken up with: "Sporting News".
Measures 10 by 13 1/4 inches print... See More
November 01, 1923
NEEDLECRAFT MAGAZINE, Nov., 1923 (1st leaf only) The reverse side of the cover has a great, displayable, Thanksgiving-themed cover advertising Cream of Wheat. Would look great framed. See image for details.
September 08, 1928
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Sept. 8, 1928
* Antonio Lombardo assassination (1st report)
* "Scarface" Al Capone era - Chicago gangland war
The first column has heads: "SEE REVENGE IN SHOOTING OF LOMBARDO" "Gangsters Fire on an Enemy in the 'Loop' ". Datelined from Chicago, the report begins: "Tony Lombardo's dead, a dum-dum bulle... See More
December 01, 1931
THE COUNTRY GENTLEMAN, Philadelphia, Dec., 1931 (front cover only) This color cover has a wonderful Christmas-themed illustration. The back side of the cover has an illustration of two Chrysler automobiles. Either would look great framed.
August 18, 1932
THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, August 18, 1932
* Auguste Piccard, Swiss explorer
* Ballooning - aviation altitude record broken
This 18 page newspaper has a seven column headline on the front page: "PICCARD SETS STRATOSPHERE RECORD" with subheads that include: "BIG BALLOON LANDS AT TIP OF LAKE IN ITALY" and more with related photos. This tells of ... See More
April 13, 1935
THE NEW-YORK TIMES, April 13, 1935
* Lou Gehrig becomes Yankees team captain
* Early Joe Louis boxing match w/ photos
Page 12 has one column headlines: "GEHRIG NAMED YANK CAPTAIN" and "Big Lou Fills Role Left Vacant Since Babe Ruth's Regime"
Only a few men have ever held the title of Captain of the Yankees with Derek Jeter being the latest.
Also early reportin... See More
July 23, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1940
* Nile Kinnick All-star votes
* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football
This 40 page newspaper has small one column headings in the sport's section (page 25): "Kinnick Leads In Poll", "Iowa Halfback Has Most Votes for All-Star Eleven" See photo for brief text here.
Other news, sports and various advertisements of the day throughout... See More
July 20, 1944
EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, Channel Islands, July 20, 1944
* Rare German occupation title
* World War II - WWII
This island was occupied by the Germans during World War II so all reporting is pro-Nazi propaganda, yet in English as residents were British. The front page includes: "Over There Is London--Ablaze!" "Vivid Picture of V.I. Onslaught" "Allies Brought to ... See More
August 11, 1945
NEW YORK TIMES, August 11, 1945 The front page of this issue features a 3 line banner head: "Japan Offers To Surrender; U.S. May Let Emperor Remain; Master Reconversion Plan Set" and subheads, plus a photo of a crowd in Times Square. Page 3 has the "Text of Tokyo Peace Offer". Other news is within the issue as well.
This is the first section only (14 pages) with a bit of... See More
September 25, 1948
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 25, 1948
* Mildred Gillars pleads not guilty
* Axis Sally - trial for treason
* Nazis broadcaster
This 32 page newspaper has small one column headlines on page 8: "TRIAL OF 'AXIS SALLY' SET" "Court Names Nov. 15--Accused Would Have Truman Appear"
Tells of the decision to go to trial as Mildred Gi... See More
January 21, 2021
NEW YORK POST, Jan. 21, 1921
* A day of "firsts"
* Joe Biden sworn in as oldest president to-date
* Kamala Harris 1st female, 1st black, 1st South-Asian Vice-President
* Doug Emhoff 1st "second Gentleman" and first Jewish-American married to a President or Vice-President
The entire front page and pages 3-13 tell of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President an... See More
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