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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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676640

West Virginia Mine Fires - 1906...

Item #676640

March 24, 1906

STANNTON DISPATCH, Virginia, March 24, 1906  The front page has 2 headings describing two separate West Virginia Mine Fires: "May Be Thirty Victims of Century Mine Explosion" & "ELEVEN DEAD IN MINE; Fears of Another Gas Explosion Retards Work of Rescuers".

The front page also contains an account of a wagon crashing over a bridge, an announcement of a church ... See More  

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672537

"Henry Farman flew 150 miles in 4 hours, 17 minutes and 35 seconds"... Charles Darwin...

Item #672537

November 20, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November. 20, 1909 

The full front page illustration shows the biplane in which Henry Farman flew 150 miles in 4 hours, 17 minutes and 35 seconds.  Additionally, there is a full 2 page spread inside including both articles and images(see images).  This issue also includes an article titled, "Charles Darwin and Mendelism ... Evolution Past and Pre... See More  

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672629

The least dramatic Titanic report to be had?

Item #672629

April 18, 1912

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, April 18, 1912  We have offered a number of dramatic and displayable issues on the sinking of the Titanic. This issue is at the other end of the scale--perhaps the least dramatic reporting of the Titanic we have offered.

At the top of a front page column, in rather small type, is: "Over 1,500 People Drowned" "Greatest Marine Disaster in ... See More  

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677104

Colorful automobile issue from 1912...

Item #677104

December 07, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 7, 1912



* Multiple, displayable automobile-themed prints 



The very colorful color cover (see photos) includes a vintage automobile amongst the Navajo Indians of the American Southwest.  In this issue there is an illustration called "The Woes of a President-Elect" by C. J. Budd. There are photos of "The War in the Near East" an... See More  

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677089

The Essential Facility Doctrine... a significant ruling...

Federal Supreme Court ends monopoly...

Item #677089

December 17, 1912

THE CALL, San Francisco, California, December 17, 1912  The front page of this issue features a banner headline "Huge Anthracite Coal Combine Is Destroyed By Federal Supreme Court" with subheads "Six Railroads Held Monopoly In Perpetuity", "Through Fuel Companies Which They Controlled Transportation Concerns Had Contracts to Purchase Output of the 'Independent'... 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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672924

First report of the Lusitania sinking...

Item #672924

May 08, 1915

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, May 8, 1915  Page 2 beings with a nearly two column report with column heads with type larger than normal announcing: "LUSITANIA IS SUNK BY A TORPEDO " "Big Cunarder Victim of Submarine" "Warned In New York" "Americans Advised on Day of Sailing Not to Cross In Her" "A. G. Vanderbilt Passenger" and ... See More  

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676530

Unusually nice issue on the death of 'Buffalo Bill' Cody...

Item #676530

January 10, 1917

MILWAUKEE DAILY NEWS, Wisconsin, Jan. 10, 1917



* Buffalo Bill death

* William Cody




This issue has one of the better reports on the death of Buffalo Bill Cody, as other reports we've encountered tend to be related to an inside pages with small reports. This is in the center of the front page with a very nice graphic, and mention of him in the banner headline: "...'BUFFALO BILL&... See More  

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672707

Death of "Buffalo Bill" Cody...

Item #672707

January 11, 1917

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Jan. 11, 1917  The top of a front page column has reports datelined from Denver: "Buffalo Bill's Life Like The Hour Glass" with the text beginning: "Colonel William F. Cody, (Buffalo Bill) is dying in Denver tonight..." with more. But this report is followed by an update: "Buffalo Bill Died Yesterday" which begins: &quo... See More  

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676922

SS California torpedoed... WWI German submarine...

Item #676922

February 08, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, February 8, 1917



* SS California sunk

* German submarine attack

* World War I tensions rise




The front page has a nice banner headline: "CALIFORNIA SUNK WITHOUT WARNING; SENATE ENDORSES ACTION OF WILSON" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Twelve pages, light toning and minor wear art the margins, small library label within subheads (see)... 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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673626

President Wilson backs suffrage movement...

Item #673626

October 01, 1918

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Mass., October 1, 1918 



*President Wilson's Suffrage speech to the Senate



The front page of this issue has the heading: "PRESIDENT WILSON URGES SUFFRAGE IN SENATE SPEECH". , which reports on the historic speech he gave before the United States Senate. Additionally, the article includes the text of his speech and continues on pg. ... See More  

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672830

Jews in the military...

Item #672830

August 22, 1919

THE JEWISH EXPONENT, Philadelphia, Aug. 22, 1919  This newspaper is subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the Interests of the Jewish People"  This is a complete 12 page newspaper in excellent condition, still rather white, printed on high-quality paper stock.

Among the articles: "Zionism & the World Peace" "The House of Israel" "Further Antisemi... See More  

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677091

The Chicago mob wars begin...

Item #677091

May 12, 1920

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, May 12, 1920 



* "Diamond Jim" Colosimo, early Chicago mobster 

* Al Capone comes to Chicago 

* Crime wars begin 




Page 2 has an article: "James Colosimo Slain At Restaurant Door" "Chicago Underworld Character Is Shot Dead by an Unknown Person" with various details.



This was James "Big Jim" of &quo... See More  

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672706

Death of President Woodrow Wilson...

Item #672706

February 04, 1924

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Feb. 4, 1924  The banner headline announces: "Ex-President Wilson Passed Away Yesterday Morning" with subheads including: "Mr. Wilson Died At 11:15 O'Clock" "End Peaceful For Sufferer" and more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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672670

Albert Einstein in 1929....

Item #672670

January 24, 1929

THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 24, 1929  The front page has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN UNCOVERS ELECTRIC SECRETS, SAYS DR. SWANN" with subheads. The lengthy text continues on page 4.

Complete in 30 pages, disbinding indents at the blank spine, good condition.

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676775

Charles Glen King isolates Vitamin C for the 1st time...

Item #676775

April 05, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1932



* Vitamin C isolated for the 1st time

* Dr. Charles Glen King

* Actress Rose Coghlan death



A two column heading near the bottom of the front page reads: "Pittsburgh Professor Isolates Vitamin C; Concentrates Substance From Lemon Juice" (see) Coverage on the 1st isolation of the vitamin by Charles Glen King, a chemistry professor at the Universit... See More  

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676967

Bonus Army in Washington D.C...

Item #676967

July 28, 1932

THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1932 



* Bonus Army - World War I veterans march



This 26 page newspaper has a very nice banner headline on the front page: "BONUS VETERAN SHOT DEAD; FEDERAL TROOPS CALLED OUT" with subheads (see photos). Coverage on the gathering of World War I veterans in Washington D.C.

Other news and various advertisements of the day throughout. L... See More  

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670213

First Masters golf tournament...

Item #670213

March 26, 1934

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 26, 1934  The front page of the sports section reports on the very first Masters golf tournament, with a near-banner headline: "Horton Smith Shoots 284 To Win All Star Golf" and subhead: "Bobby Jones Cards 294, Ties For 13th Place". The detailed coverage takes a full column then carries over to page 3 of the sports section which has a photo of:... See More  

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672705

Tragic death of Will Rogers and Wiley Post...

Item #672705

August 19, 1935

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Aug. 19, 1935  The banner headline announces: "Will Rogers And Wiley Post Die In Crash" with subhead: "Both Crushed to Death When Plane Dives Into River In Desolate Spot". Featured also are photos of the two together, and one of Will Rogers by himself.

Eight pages, very nice condition

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656322

The Hindenburg crashes: many dramatic photos...

Item #656322

May 07, 1937

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, May 7, 1937  The prime feature is the large and dramatic photo of the Hindenburg in flames, shortly after the explosion that would doom 35 of its passengers. Another photo shows stunned spectators: "...watching more than 30 persons burning to death...".

The banner headline hints of a conspiracy: "ECKENER REVEALS THREATS" with a subhead: "Hind... See More  

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677059

Death of radio transmission pioneer Marchese Guglielmo Marconi...

Item #677059

July 20, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 20, 1937



* Marchese Guglielmo Marconi death (1st report)

* Radiotelegraph inventor




This 46 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "MARCONI IS DEAD OF HEART ATTACK", "Wireless Inventor Succumbs at His Home in Rome at the Age of 63", "HIS CAREER STARTED AT 21" and "He Patented His System in 1896 and The... See More  

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677443

Walt Disney feature... "Don't ask me anything about art"...

Item #677443

February 26, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES (MAGAZINE SECTION), February 26, 1939  Pages 4 and 5 have: "DISNEY NOW ART - BUY HE WONDERS", followed by a nice feature article on the work of Walt Disney which includes multiple vignettes of his "art". A small photo of Walt Disney is captioned: "Don't ask me anything about art. I don't know anything about it." See images for details.

... See More  

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677076

The Many Faces of Maureen O'Hara ...

Item #677076

August 20, 1939

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH (Rotogravure/Pictures section), Missouri, August 20, 1939



* Rotogravure section featuring Maureen O'Hara



This is a beautiful display of one of the most glamorous actress of the Golden Age of Hollywood.  Fans of this cinematic era and Maureen will love this collection of some of the personalities she portrayed.



This is the Rotogravure/Picture section ONLY.,... See More  

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677331

Lead up to WWII... Poland Prepares...

Item #677331

August 24, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 24, 1939



* ATTACK BY HITLER IS FEARED TODAY!

* Bing Crosby in "Star Maker"




The front page has: "ATTACK BY HITLER IS FEARED TODAY!" This issue predates the start of WWII by less than a week. The front page has coverage of Germany and Russia's Treaty and Poland beginning "To Mobilize Her Reserve Troops".  This dramatic hea... See More  

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677324

Agatha Christie.... Gone with the Wind...

Item #677324

September 03, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE THIS WEEK MAGAZINE, September 3, 1939 (This Week Magazine section only)



* 1st in Agatha Christie Short Story Mystery Series

* How it Feels to be Scarlett O'Hara by Vivien Leigh




The front page has artwork by McClelland Barclay, known for his work on Navy recruitment posters and in The Saturday Evening Post, Ladies' Home Journal, and Cosmopolitan.

Page 3 start... See More  

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676739

First mention (?) of Jackie Robinson in 1939...

Item #676739

October 29, 1939

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, Oct. 29, 1939



* Jackie Robinson 1st mention (?) on the national stage

* UCLA Bruins college football

* 1st Negro in MLB baseball fame



This is a significant issue for any Jackie Robinson collector, as this is the very first mention of him in the prestigious Chicago Daily Tribune. The report is actually of a U.C.L.A. football game as he was a ... See More  

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677058

Frank Leahy named as Notre Dame coach...

Item #677058

February 15, 1941

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, February 15, 1941  This 20 page newspaper has a seven column headline on page 11: "Notre Dame Signs Leahy to Succeed Layden as Grid Coach", with subheads and photo.



This tells of Frank Leahy becoming the new head coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team. Leahy would become one of the most successful coaches at ND.



... See More  

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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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676529

Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands...

Item #676529

October 29, 1942

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 29, 1942



* Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands

* U.S. Navy vs. Imperial Japanese Navy

* Guadalcanal campaign - World War II




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "JAPS TAPER OFF ATTACKS ON GUADALCANAL AFTER SUFFERING HEAVY LOSSES" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light ... 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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673030

Rome falls to the Allies...

Item #673030

June 05, 1944

DAILY NEWS, New York, June 5, 1944  Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with the headline: "ROME FALLS; ALLIES PRESS FLEEING FOE" with a photo of American troops rolling into Rome. Related reports inside.

Tabloid-size, complete in 32 pages, minor wear at the margins, good condition.

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673031

Yanks trap the Nazis...

Item #673031

June 19, 1944

DAILY NEWS, New York, June 19, 1944  The banner headline announces: "YANKS TRAP 25,000 NAZIS" "Wipe Out One Division Trying To Break Cherbourg Ring". The detailed report, with a photo, is on page 2. A map is included as well.

Tabloid-size, complete in 28 pages, nice condition.

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676508

Japanese Suicide Attacks...

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

Item #676508

May 23, 1945

GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", May 23, 1945  The front page banner headline reads: "Chinese Launch Offensive In South To Sever Jap Supply Lines" with various subheads. The back page has: "Jap Suicide Attacks Fail To Loosen Okinawa Grip", with more. See images for details.

These were the closing moments of WW2 - the gap between V-E Day and V-J Day.

An uncomm... See More  

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673037

The atomic bomb is dropped on Japan, with a "local" mention...

Item #673037

August 06, 1945

THE ASHEVILLE TIMES--EXTRA, North Carolina, Aug. 6, 1945  A notable 3 line banner head: "WORLD'S MOST POWERFUL BOMB, DEVELOPED AT OAK RIDGE, TENN., LOOSED AGAINST JAP HOMELAND" with subhead: "New Atomic Bomb 2,000 Times More Destructive Than Old Blockbusters".

The ftpg. also has 2 photo of the facility at Oak Ridge where the bomb was developed. Mention of Oak Ridge is... See More  

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672776

Atomic bomb destroys Hiroshima...

Item #672776

August 08, 1945

THE ROANOKE WORLD-NEWS, Virginia, Aug. 8, 1945 



* Atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan

* World War II ending - surrender nears




The banner headline reports: "Hiroshima Pulverized by Atomic Bombing" with subhead: "Almost Nothing Escaped Death, Tokyo Reports" "60 Per Cent of City Destroyed; Bodies Too Numerous to Be Counted..." There is also a front page illus... See More  

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673036

World War II ends...

Item #673036

August 15, 1945

THE ROANOKE TIMES, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1945  The two line banner headline announces: "JAPANESE SURRENDER ACCEPTED BY TRUMAN" and: "MacArthur To Handle Formal Signing; Allies Halt Fighting" with more. Included is a large photo captioned: "General MacArthur--He Has Returned".

Complete in 14 pages, light staining in the headline, light dirtiness, good condition.... See More  

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672731

From a remote island in the South Pacific...

Item #672731

September 12, 1945

WORLD OBSERVER, Biak Island, Sept. 12, 1945  A very uncommon "camp" newspaper from the South Pacific, actually a remote island just northwest of New Guinea.

During World War II it was a strategic airfield of the Japanese Army serving as a base for operations in the Pacific theater. American forces eventually captured the island during the Battle of Biak in June of 1944. The newspap... 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
... See More  

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672669

Bob Feller pitches a no-hitter....

Item #672669

July 02, 1951

NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1951  The front page has a one column photo of Feller headed: "Bob Feller Pitches His 3d No-Hit Game". The sport's section (page 18) has a 4 column head: "Feller Hurls Third No-Hitter for Indians" with subheads and box scores.

Complete in 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high quality newsprint meant for institutional hol... See More  

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672672

Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio get married...

Item #672672

January 15, 1954

THE NEWS & OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, Jan. 15, 1954  The bottom of the front page has a report headed: "Marilyn and Joe Wed at Frisco" with a photo of both: "Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio". The article carries over to page 7.

Complete in 32 pages, very nice condition.

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677060

Don Larsen's famous perfect game... 1956 World Series of baseball...

Item #677060

October 09, 1956

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, October 9, 1956



* 1956 World Series of baseball

* Don Larsen's famous perfect game




This 10 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 7: "Larsen Stands Alone In Baseball History" and "Brooklyn Stakes Series Hopes on Ebbets Field; Labine Selected to Hurl".

Tells of game 5 in which New York Yankees pitcher Don Larsen ... See More  

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672691

Hawaii statehood passes the House and Senate...

Item #672691

March 13, 1959

CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College and Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, March 13, 1959  The front page has a two column headline: "State Status For Hawaii Within A Year" which tells of the passing of the Hawaii Admission Act passing both the House and Senate. This set the stage for President Eisenhower's signing (5 days later) which would enable Hawaii to become the 50th state.

Complet... See More  

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677056

1961 Philadelphia Phillies' "longest" MLB losing streak ends....

Item #677056

August 21, 1961

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1961



* Philadelphia Phillies 23-game losing streak ends

* Still the longest MLB losing streak since 1900




This 46 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 27: "Phils Defeat Braves After Dropping 23d in Row" with subhead: "Streak Ends One Game Short of Cleveland's 1899 Mark" with box scores.



This is 1st report cover... 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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$39.00
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
... See More  

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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.

... See More  

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677053

Elvis Presley and Pricilla Ann (Wagner) Beaulieu wed...

Item #677053

May 02, 1967

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, May 2, 1967



* Elvis Presley marries Pricilla



The front page has a three column heading at the bottom of the page: "Elvis Presley Ends Bachelorhood" with photo. This is first report coverage on the Las Vegas wedding between Elvis Presley and Pricilla Beaulieu. Nice to have on the front page.



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672673

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

Item #672673

January 23, 1973

THE TIMES-UNION, Rochester, New York, Jan. 23, 1973  Although the front page has report on the funeral plans for Lyndon B. Johnson, the most notable content is on page 11 which reports on the historic Roe vs. Wade abortion case.

The top of the page has: "Supreme Court: Abortion Battle Lines Drawn". The first paragraph reads: "Supporters of New York's permissive abortion la... See More  

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677098

Secretariat - the Preakness controversy...

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June 18, 1973

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 18, 1973  The sports section carries an article "Mrs. Tweedy Wants Preakness Review", owner of Triple Crown-winner, Secretariat, asked for a review of the official 1973 clocking after watching films which show the time listed for the race was incorrectly recorded. "A controversy developed soon after the Preakness when it w... See More  

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677055

Jimmy Carter is inaugurated... best title...

Item #677055

January 21, 1977

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1977 



* Jimmy Carter's inauguration

* Best title to have




The best newspaper to be had for any presidential election or inauguration would be the famous Washington Post. The two-line banner headline reads "Carter Is Sworn In as President; Asks 'Fresh Faith in Old Dream'", with various related subheads as well. The ftp... See More  

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676861

Bob Dylan concert ad... Nicholas Nickleby Production...

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October 04, 1981

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October. 4, 1981



* Bob Dylan Concert Ad

* The making of Nicholas Nickleby

*  Full Page Ad for Richard Harris in Camelot




Besides interesting news of the day, this issue is loaded with premium theater, movie and concert ads form America's "city that never sleeps", NYC.  Included is a 1/4 pg. Bob Dylan Concert Ad and a full page ad for the limited e... See More  

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677057

Volume One, Number One issue... Sports, Inc.

Item #677057

November 16, 1987

SPORTS inc., The Sports Business Weekly, New York, November 16, 1987



This is a Volume 1, Number 1 issue of this title.  This issue was originally sent to the Director of Public Relations of Little League Baseball.  The issue still has the mailing label affixed to the front cover.  Of course the significance of this issue is it being the Premier Issue.



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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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620320

Fall of the Soviet Union... Great pair of issues...

Item #620320

August 01, 1991

(2) A fascinating pair of newspapers, destined to be the premier newspapers on the coup and collapse of the Soviet Union. Both double-titled: "NEZAVISIMAYA GAZETA/INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER".

Issue #1: Datelined Moscow & Washington, August, 1991 The Nezavismaya Gazeta defied orders & worked through the night, handing out crude newspaper copies to people on the streets, and faxing the... See More  

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672801

Largest newspaper in the world...

Item #672801

June 15, 1993

HET VOLK, Gent, Belgium, June 15,1993  A bonafide newspaper of this title (The People) publishes in Belgium, but the publisher saw fit to make his mark in the world of newspapers--he created this special edition which is the largest newspaper in the world. Each page measures 39 1/2 by 55 inches printed on thick, high-quality paper (not newsprint) & in color. Content focuses on this curios... See More  

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676862

Death of Wilma Rudolph...

Item #676862

November 13, 1994

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 13, 1994



* Walked with a leg brace as a child,

* Triple Gold medalist

* Dies of Brain Cancer




The front page of this issue has an image and headline: "Olympic Legend Wilma Rudolph Dies; Triple gold medalist who inspired a generation of women's track stars loses battle with brain cancer at 54".  Additional coverage follows on pg. A36 with 2 mor... See More  

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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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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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676975

Mariano Rivera breaks save record....

Item #676975

September 20, 2011

USA TODAY, September 20, 2011



* "Mo"... "Sandman"... Mariano Rivera sets record



The front page has a mention of Mariano Rivera leading to the sports section with the heading "Mariano Rivera tallies record-breaking save in Yankees' 6-4 win against Twins, 4C."



The Sports section has a large photo of Rivera with the heading "Rivera closes out saves reco... See More  

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