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America at war: The Great War Collection...

Item #649249    THE GREAT WAR COLLECTION (11 issues) - A great opportunity for an instant collection encompassing every American war. You get eleven original/authentic newspapers, one each for: French & Indian War, Re...
$195.00

Rare and early stock market title...


January 01, 1903

Item #649268    WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, New York, 1903  This interesting & quite rare newspaper is subtitled: "A Daily Journal Devoted to Financial Interests", from over a century ago. This newspaper has a w...

Teddy Roosevelt's inauguration...


March 04, 1905

Item #670615    THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, March 4, 1905  The front page has a nice headline on the inauguration of Theodore Roosevelt: "INAUGURATION CEREMONIES ARE GRAND AND IMPRESSIVE" with su...

Continued reporting on the San Francisco earthquake & fire...


April 20, 1906

Item #670497    THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, April 20,1906  The front page features a dramatic banner headline on the San Francisco earthquake and fire: "COMBATING THE FAMINE WHICH FOLLOWS FLAMES"...

Monrovia, California...


April 20, 1906

Item #671217    MONROVIA MESSENGER, California, Sept. 20, 1888  A scarce title from Southern California. Monrovia is a city located in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in the San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles Co...

Like an early Wall Street Journal... Street Railway Edition...


October 19, 1907

Item #673709    THE COMMERCIAL & FINANCIAL CHRONICLE, New York, Oct. 19, 1907 (STREET RAILWAY SECTION)  A 112 page publication filled with railway maps, ads, schedules and notices, providing a great snapshot of the tr...

Like an early Wall Street Journal... Railway and Industrial Edition...


October 26, 1907

Item #673708    THE COMMERCIAL & FINANCIAL CHRONICLE, New York, Oct. 26, 1907 (RAILWAY AND INDUSTRIAL SECTION)  A 184 page publication filled with railway maps, ads, schedules and notices, providing a great snapshot o...

The complete 1911 Major League Baseball World Series...


October 26, 1911

Item #670611    THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Oct. 14 -26, 1911  A nice set reporting all five games of the Series with front page accounts (and some inside as well) of each game. The Oct. 14 issue has a t...
$128.00

Horse racing magazine from Lexington, Kentucky...

Item #646999    THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, 1913  As the title would suggest this magazine is focused on  horse racing, and the masthead notes: "A Weekly Thoroughbred Journal Published by the T...

A record of the construction of the Panama Canal...


January 01, 1914

Item #649251    CANAL RECORD, Ancon, Canal Zone, 1914  This small-size periodical from the Isthmus of Panama is an interesting  newspaper published by the "Isthmian Canal Commission", given free of charge t...

Inventions, patents, and more... From the early 1900's...

Item #649215    (10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York  A lot of ten issues from 1900 - 1915. Not a "supplement" of the regular issue, but rather a separate stand-alone title which got its start to report...

Death of beloved blind hymnist Fanny Crosby...


February 13, 1915

Item #673543    THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 13, 1915  * Death of hymnist Fanny Crosby * "Blessed Assurance", "Pass Me Not, O Gentle Saviour", "To God Be The Glory", etc. Page 9 has: ...
$128.00

Louis D. Brandeis, first Jewish Supreme Court Justice...


June 02, 1916

Item #671373    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 2, 1916  The middle of the front page has a one column head: "Brandeis Wins; Vote 47 to 22" "Senate, Divided On Party Lines, Confirms Appointment as Justice." A s...
$157.00

1917 Battle of Hill 70... WWI...


August 15, 1917

Item #670578    EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 15, 1917 * Battle of Hill 70 - Lens, Pas-de-Calais, France * Canadian Corps vs. German - World War I The front page has a nice banner headline in red lettering: &quo...

By and for brewery and soft drink workers...

Item #649248    BREWERY & SOFT DRINK WORKERS' JOURNAL, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1918  An interesting folio size newspaper for members of the: "International Union of United Brewery & Soft Drink Workers" fro...

House to pass the historic Suffrage Amendment...


January 10, 1918

Item #670246    LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Jan. 10, 1918  The front page has a report headed: "Equal Suffrage Wins" "Susan B. Anthony Amendment Is To Be Adopted by Congress Today". A...

19th Amendment fails by a single vote...


October 02, 1918

Item #673641    THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, October 2, 1918  * 19th Amendment fails by one vote in Senate (see note) The front page has one column heading: "SENATE DEFEATS EQUAL SUFFRAGE - resolution Fai...

Nat Goodwin's death report - famed actor and comedian...


January 31, 1919

Item #672987    LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Jan. 31, 1919  The front page has a report headed: "NAT GOODWIN THE FAMOUS COMEDIAN DEAD - Given Chloroform Linament Accidentally by an Attendant ...

Investigating the 1919 'Black Sox' scandal...


September 30, 1920

Item #670249    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 30, 1920  The front page has a headline: "Two Gamblers Indicted; More Players Confess In Plot to Throw Games" with subheads including: "Men Known as Sullivan and Brow...

"Shuffle Along" - black love story on Broadway - premiere & review...


May 23, 1921

Item #673905    THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1921  * 1st all black-American love story on Broadway * highly successful amidst significant contemporary doubts Page 16 has: "'SHUFFLE ALONG' PREMIERE&...
$120.00

Yankees vs. Dallas Steers in 1929...


April 06, 1929

Item #670537    THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1929 * New York Yankees vs. Dallas Steers * State of Texas exhibition baseball tour * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig home runs The sport's section (page 11) has a six ...

Bobby Jones wins U.S. Open In 1930...


July 13, 1930

Item #669431    CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, July 13, 1930  The front page has a great banner headline: "JONES WINS; HIS 12TH CROWN" with subheads. Nice for display and unusual for a sport's event to make the mai...

Dust Bowl storm during the Depression...


April 15, 1935

Item #671300    NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1935  The top a back page column has heads: "DUST VICTIMS PRAY FOR OKLAHOMA RAIN" "Farmers, Business Men, Women & Children Crowd Church to Ask Relief" &quo...

Dramatic issue on the execution of Bruno Hauptmann...


April 03, 1936

Item #671272    THE SUN, San Diego, California, April 3, 1936  A quite dramatic front page with the bold banner headline: "STOLID BRUNO DIES IN CHAIR" and also: "State Claims Lindy Kidnapper" with a ph...

Capture of public enemy #1, Alvin Karpis...


May 02, 1936

Item #668050    THE LINC0LN STAR, Nebraska, May 2, 1936  The banner headline announces the capture of public enemy #1, Alvin Karpis: "KARPIS HELD IN ST. PAUL" with subheads: "Nation's Most Hunted Crimin...

Joe Louis beats German Max Schmeling..


June 23, 1938

Item #673590    THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, June. 23, 1938 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Max Schmeling (German fighter) * Famous rematch - boxing Page 5 of this issue has a one column ...

Beginning of Pope Pius XII's Papacy..


March 12, 1939

Item #673196    SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Mar. 12, 1939 * Pope Pius XII in Colorgravure Section This issue contains front page and Colorgravure coverage of  beginning of Pope Pius XII's Papacy. See the photos...

"Wizard of Oz" film debut announced....


August 01, 1939

Item #671316    NEW YORK TIMES, August 1, 1939  Page 17 has a brief, inconspicuous, yet historic announcement in early film history. A small one column heading reads: " 'Wizard of Oz' Set for Capital Aug. 17&...

The Battle of Britain...


August 12, 1940

Item #671273    LOS ANGELES HERALD EXPRESS--5th WAR EXTRA, Aug. 12, 1940  The large banner headline is dropped out of a black box: "BATTLE OF BRITAIN ON" with another banner headline: "Hundreds of Stukas Bo...

50 issues with World War II content...

Item #649270    (50) WORLD WAR II -- A lot of fifty issues each with front page war headlines. Folio-size; nice for resale or for someone wishing to begin a collection.  The issues may have edge tears and/or a rough left ...
$140.00

A Nazi newspaper from an English island...


October 08, 1942

Item #669286    THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Oct. 8, 1942 Among the front page reports are: "Stalin's Challenge To Britain & the United States--0Honour Your Second-Front Pledges or Take the Consequences&qu...

A Nazi newspaper from an English island...


October 09, 1942

Item #669287    EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Oct. 9, 1942  Among the front page reports are: "British Raid on Sark - How Germany Views Futile Attempt" "Gen. Rommel  Discusses Libyan Battle...

The Jewish Holocaust...


December 18, 1942

Item #671307    NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 18, 1942  The front page has one column headings: "11 ALLIES CONDEMN NAZI WAR ON JEWS" "United Nations Issue Joint Declaration of Protest on 'Cold-Blooded Exterminat...

A World War II newspaper from the Navy Yard...


January 01, 1944

Item #649240    BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944  A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As woul...

Military newspaper from a tiny atoll in the Pacific...


February 13, 1944

Item #671398    APAMAMA NUT I BEBA, Feb. 13, 1944  This island is a postage stamp size chunk of coral and trees in the Pacific Ocean, one of the Gilbert Islands, not far from the Equator. In the masthead is: "Apamama...

Allied propaganda newspaper dropped from planes...


May 21, 1944

Item #671408    NACHRICHTEN FUR DIE TRUPPE, Europe, May 21, 1944  A most fascinating single sheet newspaper printed front & back, which translates to "News For The Troops", published by the Psychological War...

1944 - Allied troops free Paris in WWII (13 issues)...


August 25, 1944

Item #673422    (13) DAILY NEWS, New York, August 25, 1944 (and the surrounding dates of August 17 - 29, 1944)  This thirteen issue set walks the timeline leading up to and shortly after the liberation of Paris during WW2...
$125.00

Allied troops cross the Rhine...


March 24, 1945

Item #671276    LOS ANGELES HERALD EXPRESS--2nd WAR EXTRA, March 24, 1945  The bold banner headline announces: "4 ARMIES CROSS RHINE" with subhead: "Yanks, British, Canadians and 40,000 Parachute Troops in ...

Allied troops cross the Rhine...


March 24, 1945

Item #671277    LOS ANGELES HERALD EXPRESS--2nd WAR EXTRA, March 24, 1945  The bold banner headline announces: "4 ARMIES CROSS RHINE" with subhead: "Yanks, British, Canadians and 40,000 Parachute Troops in ...

The war in Europe is over... Photos from Belsen concentration camp...


May 08, 1945

Item #671260    THE SAN FRANCISCO NEWS, May 8, 1945  The banner headline announces: "EUROPE WAR OVER --- But Fighting Continues". Included is a large photo with the caption beginning: "Historic surrender sc...

The war in Europe is over...


May 08, 1945

Item #671261    THE SAN FRANCISCO NEWS, May 8, 1945  The banner headline announces: "EUROPE WAR OVER --- But Fighting Continues". Included is a large photo with the caption beginning: "Historic surrender sc...

An incredible display issue on the end of World War II...


August 14, 1945

Item #672620    THE WILMINGTON NEWS--EXTRA, North Carolina, August 14, 1945  When it comes to huge, screaming headlines on the end of World War II they can't possibly get much better than this. Taking about three-qu...
$445.00

Military newspaper printed in the jungles of New Guinea...


October 06, 1945

Item #649247   
GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", Oct. 6, 1945  On November 19, 1942, Australian and U.S. troops fighting Japanese invaders in the New Guinea jungle read the first issue of "Guinea Gold&
...

Jews in Palestine in 1947....


March 03, 1947

Item #671318   
NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1947  The front page has a one column headline: "WIDE JEWISH AREAS IN PALESTINE RULED BY MARTIAL LAW" with subheads that include: "238,000 Isolated as Penalty for
...

Greek-American newspaper...


January 01, 1948

Item #672606    (5) Lot of five GREEK-AMERICAN newspapers from Los Angeles, California, all dating from 1948 to 1953. Calls itself "The National Herald, Progressive Greek Daily Newspaper".  (see) * Greek n...

"A Street Car Named Desire" (pre-debut ad)... Sugar Ray Robinson, Yogi Berra, Joe Louis and others...


September 17, 1951

Item #672943    THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 17, 1951  * Pre-release date ad for "A Street Car Named Desire" * Sugar Ray Robinson, Yogi Berra, Joe DiMaggio, Allie Reynolds and Joe Louis   ...
$120.00

Death of Eva "Evita" Peron, first lady of Agentina...


July 27, 1952

Item #671219    LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 27, 1952  The front page has a two column head: "Eva Peron Dead After Long Illness" with the text datelines from Buenos Aires providing the details of her illness (died at...

The "day the music died"...


February 03, 1959

Item #667979    THE YORK DISPATCH, Pennsylvania,  Feb. 3, 1959  The death of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the "Big Bopper" from the early rock and roll era is not commonly found in period newspapers, un...
$265.00

Dodgers win the National League pennant...


September 30, 1959

Item #669876    LOS ANGELES TIMES--EXTRA, Sept. 30, 1959 (regular price is $90) * Los Angeles Dodgers win NL Pennant * 1st Pennant since moving from Brooklyn * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event o...

Russians take the lead in the space race...


August 07, 1961

Item #671311    HERALD TRIBUNE, New York, August 7, 1961  The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "Russian-in-Orbit on Longest Voyage, Traveling Twice Distance to Moon" with subheads: "Ea...

John F. Kennedy assassinated...


November 22, 1963

Item #649230    ORLANDO EVENING STAR--EXTRA, Florida, November 22, 1963  Certainly to go down in history as one of the more memorable events of the 20th century, this newspaper has a bold banner headline proclaiming the t...

President Kennedy is assassinated...


November 22, 1963

Item #671262    PATERSON EVENING NEWS--EXTRA, New Jersey, Nov. 22, 1963  The banner headline is one of the larger ones for this report: "PRESIDENT SLAIN  Dies Of Assassin's Shot" with a photo of "P...

One of the best Kennedy assassination newspapers to be had...


November 23, 1963

Item #649296   
THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963  A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. The two line bold
...
$200.00

Two of the best Kennedy assassination issues to be had...


November 23, 1963

Item #649283    Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas. Note: While we do offer each of these issues as s...
$240.00

Dallas newspaper on the shooting of Oswald...


November 25, 1963

Item #649295   
THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Dallas, Texas, November 25, 1963  Terrific and most unusual issue, as the entire front page--save for the banner headline: "Night Club Man Kills Oswald -- John F. Kennedy&#
...

Mets win the World Series...


October 17, 1969

Item #671235    DAILY NEWS, New York, Oct. 17, 1969  This would have to be one of the iconic sports reports of the 20th century, the entire front page taken up with a celebratory crowd at the stadium with the words: "...
$270.00

Fighter Sonny Liston found dead...


January 06, 1971

Item #672914    THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, January 6, 1971 *Fighter Sonny Liston found dead Page 5 column 4 has an article on the life and death of Sonny Liston (see images). Complete with 6 pages, small libra...

Hank Aaron ties and breaks the home run record...


April 09, 1974

Item #671233    DAILY NEWS, New York, April 5 and 9, 1974  A terrific pair of issues on one of the more historic events in Major League Baseball. The issue of the 5th announces: "AARON HITS 714, TIES THE BABE"...
$119.00

Death of Beatle John Lennon, in a Liverpool newspaper...


December 09, 1980

Item #562757    LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980  Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper. To anyone who grew up on the 1960's...
$125.00

War on Iraq begins... In a military newspaper...


January 17, 1991

Item #649286    THE STARS AND STRIPES--EXTRA, "Authorized Unofficial Publication for the U.S. Armed Forces", Jan. 17, 1991  The bold banner headline proclaims: "WAR ERUPTS" and beneath which is: "...

Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig's record...


September 07, 1995

Item #649307    THE SUN, Baltimore, September 7, 1995  A very historic issue for the baseball collector, being the Baltimore newspaper reporting Cal Ripken's 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig's record ...

Mark McGwire sets home run record...


September 08, 1998

Item #649220    THE ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH -- STADIUM EXTRA, September 8, 1998  This "Stadium Extra Edition" reports Mark McGwire's breaking of Roger Maris' single season home run record. This issue is ...

McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...


September 09, 1998

Item #649306    ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998  See the photo for a terrific & very displayable headline: "JUBILATION" celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Rog...

Cal Ripken Jr. ends the streak at 2,632...


September 21, 1998

Item #649302    THE SUN, Baltimore, September 21, 1998  This 52 page newspaper contains the report of Cal Ripken Jr. ending his famous streak of consecutive games played. The front page headline reads: "2,632 - Ripke...

Death of George Harrison in a Liverpool newspaper...


November 30, 2001

Item #562758   
LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, November 30, 2001  This is the regular 52 page daily issue of this newspaper from George Harrison's hometown, the edition as sold on the streets of Liverpool the morning aft
...

Smallest newspaper in the world...


January 01, 2003

Item #649261    VOSSA SENHORIA, Divinopolis, Brazil, 2003  A fascinating curiosity as this is the smallest newspaper in the world (as recognized by Guinness Book of Records). This monthly newspaper started in 1935 as a so...

Mariano Rivera breaks save record....


September 20, 2011

Item #673195    NEW YORK POST September 20, 2011 * "Mo"... "Sandman"... Mariano Rivera sets record * most MLB saves * note: as of this listing's creation, he still holds the record The fro...

Joe Paterno death... State College PA newspaper...


January 23, 2012

Item #672702    CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College, PA, January 23, 2012 * Death of Joe Paterno (1st report) * Penn State Nittany Lions * From State College, PA Note:  This is a 1st edition printing - not one...

Guilty verdict of Jerry Sandusky....


June 23, 2012

Item #660577    YORK DAILY RECORD, Pennsylvania, June 23, 2012  The front page has the heading: "HE'S GUILTY" with the subheading "On 45 counts of abuse, Late verdict puts Sandusky behind bars" wit...

Derek Jeter passes Honus Wagner on all-time hits list....


August 10, 2014

Item #660558    NEW YORK POST, August 10, 2014.  The front page has: "Another record for Jeter", which includes a small photo that leads to the sports section.  The sports section has several articles ...
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