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649249

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, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and the Gulf War.



The earliest two are British; all others ar... See More  

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$195.00
649268

Rare and early stock market title...

Item #649268

January 01, 1903

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 wealth of early stock market reporting & would be a great companion newspaper for any modern report on the stock market.

Four pages, 10 by 13 1/2 inches, re-joined at the spine, nice con... See More  

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670615

Teddy Roosevelt's inauguration...

Item #670615

March 04, 1905

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 subheads: "Washington Never Before Saw Such Crowds---City Is a Blaze of Splendor---West and Middle West Represented as Well...President's Address Short But Pointed and Powerful...&quo... See More  

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670497

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

Item #670497

April 20, 1906

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" with some  nice related subheads and much reporting on the inside pages.

The entire front page is taken up with articles relating to the event, and there is a wealth of related report... See More  

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671217

Monrovia, California...

Item #671217

April 20, 1906

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 County.

This is the volume 1, number 9 with the front page have much extolling the virtues of Monrovia & its environs. Column heads include: "MONROVIA" "The Gem City of the... See More  

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673709

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

Item #673709

October 19, 1907

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 transportation infrastructure of the northeast corridor of the United States. Transportation maps include those from Maryland, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Boston, Philadelphia, New York,... See More  

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673708

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

Item #673708

October 26, 1907

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 of the railway infrastructure of the United States. Transportation/railway maps include those from as far northwest as Alaska, southeast as Florida, and nearly every region in between. Maps o... See More  

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670611

The complete 1911 Major League Baseball World Series...

Item #670611

October 26, 1911

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 terrific graphic headed: "40,000 People Crowd Polo Grounds To See Bender & Mathewson in Pitchers' Duel" with player photos for both teams.

The issue of the 26th reports the ... See More  

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646999

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 Thoroughbred Record Company".

The ftpg. has a horse racing-related photo with a great wealth of text inside on the horse racing. Many horse racing advertisements as well.

Complete in 1... See More  

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649251

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

Item #649251

January 01, 1914

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 to employees of the Commission & the Panama Railroad Company. It lasted for several years documenting the construction of the Panama Canal, considered one of the finest engineering achiev... See More  

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649215

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 on the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Nice condition with a wealth of illustrations and photos throughout.

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$32.00
673543

Death of beloved blind hymnist Fanny Crosby...

Item #673543

February 13, 1915

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: "FANNY CROSBY, BLIND HYMN WRITER DIES", with subheadings: "Author of More Than 8,000 Gospel Songs Passes Away in Her 95th Year", "Showed Talent at Eight", and "... See More  

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671373

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

Item #671373

June 02, 1916

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 significant event noting the first Jewish Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, being confirmed by the Senate. The article takes 8 inches of text on the ftpg. & carries over to page 3.

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670578

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

Item #670578

August 15, 1917

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: "CANADIANS WIN GREAT VICTORY" with subhead also in red: "Hill 70 At Lens Won In Attack" Small library label slight affects the headline. (see)

Complete with 12 pages, light tonin... See More  

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649248

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" from just a year before Prohibition. Two of the inside pages are in German. An interesting newspaper for display in a home bar, etc.

Four pages, lightly toned, some minor margin tears, small b... See More  

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670246

House to pass the historic Suffrage Amendment...

Item #670246

January 10, 1918

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".

Although the vote in the House would pass by exactly two-thirds of the votes it would fail in the Senate, ultimately getting the Senate's approval in June, 1919. Once submitted to the stat... See More  

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673641

19th Amendment fails by a single vote...

Item #673641

October 02, 1918

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 Fails of Concurrence by one Vote in the Upper House of United States Congress - May Be Revived Later".

Page 5 continues with column 3: "THE SUFFRAGE VOTE - Detail of Senate Ballot Which ... See More  

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672987

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

Item #672987

January 31, 1919

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 and Failed to Stand the Shock". This tells of the tragic death of famed actor and comedian, Nathaniel Goodwin. See images for details.

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

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670249

Investigating the 1919 'Black Sox' scandal...

Item #670249

September 30, 1920

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 Brown Accused of Fixing Games; More Details of Frauds Given" "Cicotte Suspected On Last Trip East" "Comiskey Estimates Value of Seven Suspended Sox Players at $230,000".... See More  

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673905

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

Item #673905

May 23, 1921

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' - Negro Production Opens at Sixty-Third Street Music Hall", which provides a review of this historic play. A small ad is found on the same page (not shown in our photos). 

Complet... See More  

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670537

Yankees vs. Dallas Steers in 1929...

Item #670537

April 06, 1929

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 column headline: "Yanks Beat Dallas, 12-11, on Ruth's First Homer of Season" with subheads and box scores. First report coverage on the New York Yankees ending their exhibition tour ... See More  

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669431

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

Item #669431

July 13, 1930

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 main headline on the front page.

More related coverage within the sports page, including a photo of Jones. This was during his quest for the famous grand slam of golf. Always nice to have nota... See More  

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671300

Dust Bowl storm during the Depression...

Item #671300

April 15, 1935

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" "Silt Haze Fails to Halt Easter Tradition--Cold Wave Hits Northwest".

Complete in 38 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high quality newsprint meant for institution... See More  

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671272

Dramatic issue on the execution of Bruno Hauptmann...

Item #671272

April 03, 1936

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 photo montage of various men involved, featuring  Bruno Richard Hauptmann.

Included as well is a 2nd front page from an earlier edition, featuring the execution order given by the judge.... See More  

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668050

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

Item #668050

May 02, 1936

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 Criminal Surrenders To G-Men In New Orleans" "No. 1 Public Enemy Taken Without Firing of Shot" " 'He Was Scared To Death', Says Hoover". Also a; ftpg. photo of him... See More  

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673590

Joe Louis beats German Max Schmeling..

Item #673590

June 23, 1938

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 heading: "LOUIS SMASHES DOWN SCHMELING FOR WORLD TITLE - Brown Bomber Beats German To Floor In Little Over Two Minutes". First report coverage on the heavyweight boxing championship betw... See More  

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673196

Beginning of Pope Pius XII's Papacy..

Item #673196

March 12, 1939

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 in the listing more more information.

Also included is the Comics Section which includes: MUTT & JEFF, DICK TRACEY AND CHARLIE CHAN COLOR CARTOONS.

The issue in good condition, has even t... See More  

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671316

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

Item #671316

August 01, 1939

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" with text beginning: "Metro's Technicolor production of "The Wizard of Oz" will have its premiere on Aug. 17 at the Capital Theatre. Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland w... See More  

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671273

The Battle of Britain...

Item #671273

August 12, 1940

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 Bomb Ports; Italy Fliers Aid in Blitzkrieg" plus related subheads.

Complete with both section and 28 pages. Nice condition.

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649270

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 spine, but they are nice for framing and do not have loss of text.

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669286

A Nazi newspaper from an English island...

Item #669286

October 08, 1942

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" "Tighter Grip On Stalingrad" and more.

Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.



This newspaper was published on this island in the English Chann... See More  

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669287

A Nazi newspaper from an English island...

Item #669287

October 09, 1942

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" "Encircled Soviets Wiped Out" "Germany's Youth Labour Movement" and more.

Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.



This newspap... See More  

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671307

The Jewish Holocaust...

Item #671307

December 18, 1942

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 Extermination' " with text of the declaration.

Complete in 56 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Very ice con... See More  

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649240

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

Item #649240

January 01, 1944

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 would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.

Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 16 pages, printed on high quality paper, nice condition. The photos sho... See More  

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671398

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

Item #671398

February 13, 1944

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's On The Map - With One Objective - Blast The Jap!"

This is a crudely produced "camp" newspaper for and by the military installation on this tiny island, 2 leaves staple... See More  

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671408

Allied propaganda newspaper dropped from planes...

Item #671408

May 21, 1944

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 Warfare Division of the Allied forces and dropped by Allied aircraft over Germany from just weeks before the D-Day invasion.

This newspaper/leaflet was created to counter Goebbels' propaga... See More  

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673422

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

Item #673422

August 25, 1944

(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.  Each issue has great headlines such as: "YANKS 35 MI FROM PARIS NAZIS REPORT", "YANKS 22 MI. AWAY, EXPECT PARIS' FALL","YANKS FLANK PARIS AS CITIZENS RIS... See More  

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671276

Allied troops cross the Rhine...

Item #671276

March 24, 1945

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 Giant Offensive" with much more.

Complete with both sections and 20 pages. Nice condition.

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671277

Allied troops cross the Rhine...

Item #671277

March 24, 1945

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 Giant Offensive" with much more.

Complete with both sections and 20 pages. Nice condition.

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671260

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

Item #671260

May 08, 1945

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 scene..." noting the various officers involved in the ceremonies.

Contrasting this great news, page 11 has 3 horrendous photos of the Belsen concentration camp, headed: "Horror Past... See More  

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671261

The war in Europe is over...

Item #671261

May 08, 1945

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 scene..." noting the various officers involved in the ceremonies.

The complete section one (of two) with pages 1-10, very nice condition.

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672620

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

Item #672620

August 14, 1945

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-quarters of the front page, in letters 8 1/4 and 4 7/8 inches high, is: "JAPS QUIT ! " with subhead: "Truman Confirms War's End".

Given the pagination of the 4 pages be... See More  

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649247

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

Item #649247

October 06, 1945

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", a unique four-page Australian army newspaper which day after day thereafter published a record number of world scoops. It was able to do so because U.S. General Douglas MacArthur, Sup
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671318

Jews in Palestine in 1947....

Item #671318

March 03, 1947

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 Refusal to Aid British in Hunting Terrorists" and more with related photo also on the front page. More related reports and photos inside.

Complete in 44 pages, this is the "rag
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672606

Greek-American newspaper...

Item #672606

January 01, 1948

(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 newspaper published in Los Angeles : Greece



These newspapers were obviously published for the Greek-American community on the West Coast. Printed in the Greek language.



Each is complete, ... See More  

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672943

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

Item #672943

September 17, 1951

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  




Pg. 17 has: Pre-release date ad for "A Street Car Named Desire" and other great movie ads including "Jim Thorpe".  Pg. 25 has: A picture with Sugar Ray Robinson, Yo... See More  

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671219

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

Item #671219

July 27, 1952

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 age 30) and her career.

A relative unknown to most Americans at the time, her notoriety in popular culture skyrocketed with the successful 1978 musical "Evita" which followed Eve... See More  

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667979

The "day the music died"...

Item #667979

February 03, 1959

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, unfortunately. And when found the reports are typically brief and relegated to an inside page.

This issue has the report at the top of the front page with a column head: "Ritchie Valens,... See More  

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669876

Dodgers win the National League pennant...

Item #669876

September 30, 1959

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 occurred




The banner headline announces: "L.A. DODGERS CHAMPIONS ! " with a related subhead and two large photos of the last game. This was their National League championship & th... See More  

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671311

Russians take the lead in the space race...

Item #671311

August 07, 1961

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: "Eats, Sleeps On Craft at 17,750 MPH" and: "A Cold War Victory For Khrushchev". Also featured is a large photo of Cosmonaut Titov headed: "I am Eagle. I Am Eagle."

Com... See More  

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649230

John F. Kennedy assassinated...

Item #649230

November 22, 1963

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 tragedy: "PRESIDENT SLAIN" with the subhead reading: "Suspect Seized After Cop Shot".

All the text on the ftpg. deals with the Kennedy assassination & also includes a... See More  

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671262

President Kennedy is assassinated...

Item #671262

November 22, 1963

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 "President John F. Kennedy" and breaking reports on the assassination. Great to have in a newspaper from the same day as the event.

Complete with both sections, 46 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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649296

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

Item #649296

November 23, 1963

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 banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smal
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$200.00
649283

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

Item #649283

November 23, 1963

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 stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price.



You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable ne... See More  

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$240.00
649295

Dallas newspaper on the shooting of Oswald...

Item #649295

November 25, 1963

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's Body Borne to Capitol" is taken up with a huge photo showing Jack Ruby thrusting his pistol forward in the direction of Oswald and others, a split second before Oswald was shot.

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671235

Mets win the World Series...

Item #671235

October 17, 1969

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: "WORLD CHAMPS ! " dropped out of the photo. The Major League Baseball World Series victory by the New York Mets in 1969 was a legendary one, and great to have the report in this famous ... See More  

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672914

Fighter Sonny Liston found dead...

Item #672914

January 06, 1971

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 library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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$62.00
671233

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

Item #671233

April 09, 1974

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" with photo and subhead. Also a nice bkpg. montage headed: "ONE MORE TO GO

The issue of the 9th proclaims: "715!" "HENRY DOES IT" "Breaks Ruth's Home Run Re... See More  

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$119.00
562757

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

Item #562757

December 09, 1980

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 the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F... See More  

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649286

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

Item #649286

January 17, 1991

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: "Air Armada Hammers Iraq" with further text. The bottom half of the ftpg. is a photo of an F-15 Eagle being refueled in Saudi Arabia.

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649307

Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig's record...

Item #649307

September 07, 1995

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 which stood for 56 years. Great headlines and photos of Ripken appear on both the front page and the 1st page of the Sports Section.

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649220

Mark McGwire sets home run record...

Item #649220

September 08, 1998

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 unique and quite difficult to find as it was only available at the stadium. Great to have this report in a St. Louis paper.

Complete in 20 pages, nice condition, some typical ink smudging (... See More  

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649306

McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #649306

September 09, 1998

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 Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper! This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slight even toning.

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649302

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

Item #649302

September 21, 1998

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 - Ripken Ends The Streak", and includes his response: "I thought about it and decided let's end it in the same place it started. In my home state. In front of the best fans in the wor... See More  

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562758

Death of George Harrison in a Liverpool newspaper...

Item #562758

November 30, 2001

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 after his death. The ftpg. features a recent photo of Harrison with the headline: "BEATLE GEORGE IS DEAD" and various subheads (see photos). There are several reports and additional p
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649261

Smallest newspaper in the world...

Item #649261

January 01, 2003

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 solution for creating a quality low-cost newspaper. Mostly in Portuguese, and containing 24 pages. Each issue is different so the issue you receive may differ from what is seen in the photo, b... See More  

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673195

Mariano Rivera breaks save record....

Item #673195

September 20, 2011

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 front page has large picture of Mariano Rivera leading to the sports section with the heading "Mo Town! - Marino "



The Sports section has 4 full pages of coverage including: "A MO-M... See More  

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672702

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

Item #672702

January 23, 2012

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 of the common reprint editions.



This publication serves Central Pennsylvania including State College where Penn State University is located. The front page has a full page color photo of Joe P... See More  

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660577

Guilty verdict of Jerry Sandusky....

Item #660577

June 23, 2012

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" with a large photo of Sandusky being led in handcuffs out of the Courthouse. Other articles on insdie pages include: "Sandusky verdict just one step in investigation", "Sadness, ... See More  

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$38.00
660558

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

Item #660558

August 10, 2014

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 with coverage of the Yankee's game: "Joy of six for Jeter on hits list"  with a picture of the scoreboard as Jeter surpassed Honus Wagner, and the backpage has "Jeter... See More  

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