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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 publications (at least 10 being 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 earlie... See More  

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$195.00
679355

The Spindletop oil discovery transforms the oil industry in Texas...

Item #679355

January 14, 1901

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, January 14, 1901 



* Discovery of oil gusher in Beaumont, Texas

* Beginning of the Great Spindletop oil well




Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coincid... See More  

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$196.00
679354

Spindletop oil discovery...

Item #679354

January 17, 1901

NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1901  Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coinciding with the need for this new product.

The discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas, was the beginning of the oil i... See More  

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$288.00
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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$29.00
678658

Color Illustrations from 1906...

Item #678658

July 22, 1906

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE SUPPLEMENT, California, July 22, 1906  This unique color cover supplement has several interesting illustrations starting with a full front page illustration of "The Goddess of Wheat"

The inside pages have the following articles and illustrations of interest including: "OFF THE BEATEN PATH IN MEXICO", "A FAMILY OUTING THAT PAYS", an... See More  

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$25.00
674500

Displayable issue for the outdoorsman...

Item #674500

February 29, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN--"Sportsman Number", New York, February 29, 1908  See the photo for the great color cover which has an outdoor sports theme. The front page is a photo of: "Mountaineering In the Himalayas". Much of the content within has a sporting theme.

Complete issue, small library stamp near the spine, otherwise  in great condition.

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$62.00
674749

Baseball-themed color cover...

Item #674749

September 16, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 16, 1911  The full color front cover is a baseball-themed print captioned: "IF" showing 3 men arguing over a 3-2 baseball game, presumably discussing "what if??"

The inside front page is: "One Of Europe's Prettiest Princesses", Princess Henry of Pless. Other photos within include: "Scenes in the National Shooting con... See More  

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$58.00
674555

Displayable color croquet cover...

Item #674555

March 21, 1912

LESLIE'S, New York, March 21, 1912  The prime feature of this issue is the very nice color cover, showing a woman playing croquet. This issue also features a very nice color back cover for "Grape-Nuts".

Also of interest is the nice doublepage centerfold which shows thirteen "Famous American Country Houses" including Vanderbilt's place at Biltmore, N.C.

Various un... See More  

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$44.00
680041

Jim Thorpe wins Olympic gold... In a Carlisle newspaper...

Item #680041

July 09, 1912

VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1912 



* Jim Thorpe wins Olympic gold medal

* Pentathlon - Stockholm Summer Olympic

* Best publication to be had (very rare)




Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredi... See More  

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$380.00
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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$28.00
679319

Ice skating displayable color cover from 1913...

Item #679319

January 13, 1913

THE PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL, New York, January 13, 1913 (front cover only)  This color cover has a wonderful color image of a young girl putting on her ice skates. Would look great framed. 

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$21.00
673923

Horse racing magazine from Lexington, Kentucky...

Item #673923
THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, March 15, 1913 



* "Horse Capital of the World"



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 photo of the horse: "Machintla, Bay Filly, 1909" with a great wealth of ... See More  

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$28.00
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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$21.00
671028

Displayable color cover... "The Call Of The Wild"...

Item #671028

July 30, 1914

LESLIES ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, July 30, 1914  This issue features a color illustration captioned: "The Call Of The Wild" on the front page, showing a woman in a nautical-style outfit raising an oar, with her other hand at her mouth, and a male companion in the background carrying a canoe on his back. Very displayable.

Complete in 24 pages, great condition.

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$31.00
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
670487

Death toll of the Lusitania...

Item #670487

May 08, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE San Diego, California, May 8, 1915



* RMS Lusitania torpedoed and sunk



The banner headline announces the sobering news about the Lusitania: "DEATH LIST TOTALS 1364" with subheads including: "Number Of Americans Perishing On Steamer Is Estimated Heavy" "Situation Admitted Critical; Washington Awaits Full Report" and more.

Complete in 14 pages, min... See More  

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$230.00
674549

Louis D. Brandeis... 1st Jewish Supreme Court Justice...

Item #674549

June 06, 1916

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1916  



* Louis D. Brandeis inuaguration

* 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice




Page 6 carries a column-wide headline: "BRANDEIS SEATED ON SUPREME BENCH" with subheads "Throng of Public Men and His Family Attend Ceremonies After Oath Is Administered" "Many Congratulations" "Lord Chief Justice Reading Sends Message of Felicitatio... See More  

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$75.00
669504

Wilson wins the presidential election...

Item #669504

November 10, 1916

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Nov. 10, 1916 



* Woodrow Wilson election

* Charles Evans Hughes




The banner headline proclaims: "WILSON RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT ON FACE OF RETURNS" with various subheads including: "Result Hinges On Final Count In Four States".

This same newspaper, two days prior, proclaimed Hughes winning the election.

Complete in 16 pages, partially loose at... See More  

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$58.00
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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$29.00
674035

Progressing towards Prohibition...

Item #674035

July 03, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 3, 1919 



* Headed towards prohibition

* Liquor - beer to be abolished




The top of the first column reports on the progress towards Prohibition: "PLAN TO STOP SALE OF STRONG BEER" "Congress And Department Of Justice After 2 3/4 Per Cent Article" with the details taking over half a column. Nationwide Prohibition would formal... See More  

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$32.00
679215

Rabbis reject Palestine as Jewish homeland... Cox-Roosevelt Presidential Ticket...

Item #679215

July 07, 1920

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1920 



* Central Conference of American Rabbis

* Rejects labelling Palestine as Jewish homeland

* The Cox-Roosevelt Democratic Ticket




The middle of page 10 has: "ISRAEL NOT A NATION", which tells of The Central Conference of American Rabbis' declaration rejecting the phrase which states Palestine is to be a "national homeland for the Jews... See More  

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$65.00
679194

Creation of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier...

Item #679194

November 11, 1921

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Illinois, Nov. 11, 1921  



* Dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.



The front page has a 4 image series depicting a famous poem, "The Colors", 1st published on Aug. 7, 1914.  Additionally, there is a one column article: "STREAM OF LIFE MOVES PAST BIER OF U.S. UNKNOWN - Capital Thousands Pay Honor".

On March 4, 1921 Congress approve... See More  

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$125.00
678284

First Olympics under International Olympic Committee...

Item #678284

January 26, 1924

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 26, 1924



* 1st winter Olympics held

* Chamonix France




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



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

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$48.00
673919

Very early Boy Scout magazine...

Item #673919

March 15, 1924

THE SCOUT, London, March 15, 1924  An early issue of the Boy Scout magazine, and noted in the masthead: "Founded by Sir Robert Baden-Powell" who is credited with founding the Boy Scouts.

This was very much the "Boy's Life" of its day, with various articles & stories of interest to boys and scouts. Various illustrations as well. Complete in 24 pages, color front &a... See More  

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$28.00
674144

Notre Dame's four horsemen win the Rose Bowl...

Item #674144

January 02, 1925

THE EVENING DAY, New London, Connecticut, Jan. 2, 1925 



* Rose Bowl college football game

* Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Stanford

* Knute Rockne vs. Pop Warner - "Four Horsemen"




The sports page has an historic five column banner headline: "Four Horsemen of Notre Dame Ride Over Stanford Warriors" with subhead: "Notre Dame Crushes Stanford; Penn Loses". A ... See More  

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$56.00
679273

Neat title... "THE MOSQUITO"...

Item #679273

March 21, 1925

THE MOSQUITO, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, March 21, 1925  A curious little newspaper which appears to be the combination of the Middlesex Plain Dealer and the Perth Amboy Press. Filled mostly with local news and tidbits, many quite folksy and humorous, plus many ads as well. The ftpg. has a bit noting: "Christy Mathewson, of baseball fame, was recently named one of the trustees of the Ameri... See More  

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$8.00
679282

Charles Linbergh's 1927 ticker tape parade...

Item #679282

June 13, 1927

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 13, 1927



* Great Charles Lindbergh welcome home

* Ticker tape parade in New York City




The front page has a three column headline: "COL. LINDBERGH, CENTER OF GREAT TRIUMPHANT RECEPTION IN NEW YORK" with subheads (see photos).



This issue contains other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, it has minor marg... See More  

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$34.00
678299

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

Item #678299

July 01, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 1, 1927.



* Richard Byrd's Transatlantic flight in fog



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

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674669

Ruth Snyder to be executed that evening...

Item #674669

January 12, 1928

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, Jan. 12, 1928 



* Murderers Ruth Snyder & Henry Judd 

* Prison executions (day of) - electric chair




The bold banner headline announces: "RUTH'S STAY ILLEGAL" concerning the murder trial of Ruth Snyder and her paramour, Judd Gray, both found guilty of murdering Ruth's husband. A large photo of the two headed: "Ruth Snyder Moa... See More  

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$40.00
674670

Unusual death of the world's third richest man...

Item #674670

July 05, 1928

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, July 5, 1928  Page 8 has a column-wide report on the death of renounced Belgian financier Alfred Loewenstein, at the time the third richest man in the world: "Lowenstein Drops Into Sea From Plane" "Financier Meets His Death in Queer Accident".

The text details how, expecting to open the door to the restroom he mistakenly opened the do... See More  

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$48.00
673983

Albert Einstein in 1929....

Item #673983

January 24, 1929

NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1929 



* Albert Einstein's new field theory

* Physics reduced to one law




The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Einstein's New Theory Is Further Explained In Its Linking Mechanics of Electro-Dynamics". Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this venerable title.

Complete in 56 pages, this is the "rag... See More  

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$48.00
674536

Post-Hebron massacre...

Item #674536

September 17, 1929

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 17, 1929  Page three carries a column-wide headline "ARAB RAIDS TONIGHT FEARED IN PALESTINE" with subheads: "Many Christians in Jerusalem Put Crosses on Houses to Protect Them" "16 Moslems Die in Clash" "Also Police Search Teiba, 18 Miles From Capital, for Loot Taken In Riots" "44 Jews Jailed At Acre" and more.

The text ... See More  

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$58.00
673928

From the Panama Canal Zone...

Item #673928

March 18, 1931

THE PANAMA CANAL RECORD, Balboa Heights, Canal Zone, March 18, 1931  A little magazine noted as the: "Official Publication of the Panama Canal" with a wealth of data concerning the canal and its use including a lengthy chart of: "Movements of Ocean Vessels".

Complete in 20 pages, 6 by 9 inches, library stamp at the very top, very nice condition.

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$17.00
678285

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

Item #678285

January 27, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 27, 1932



* HMS M2 disaster

* Royal Navy aircraft-carrying submarine




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

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$45.00
669405

The very first NFL football championship game...

Item #669405

December 19, 1932

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 19, 1932 



* 1st ever NFL football championship game

* Chicago Bears vs. Portsmouth Spartans

* Bronko Nagurski - Red Grange

* Best title to be had - very rare as such




The front page of the sports section--which has its own masthead--has a great banner headline: "BEARS WIN, 9-0; PRO FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS" with subhead: "Grange Scores On Forward I... See More  

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$325.00
679341

Kate Gleason's death... The "Madame Curie of machine tools"...

Item #679341

January 10, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1933



* Catherine Anselm "Kate" Gleason death

* American engineer & businesswoman




The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "KATE GLEASON, ENGINEER, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Kate Gleason, american engineer and businesswoman known both for being an accomplished woman in the predominan... See More  

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$40.00
674560

Working towards ending Prohibition...

Item #674560

February 17, 1933

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, February 17, 20, and the "Extra" of the 20th, 1933 



* 18th Amendment - prohibition end imminent

* House votes to repeal - 21st Amendment - Blaine Act




This trio of issues reports on the Blaine Act, a resolution adopted by the U.S. Congress on February 20, 1933, initiating repeal of the 18th Amendment which established Prohibition. Repeal was ... See More  

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$62.00
678286

Death of Billy Sunday...

Item #678286

November 07, 1935

THE OMAHA BEE - NEWS, Nov. 7, 1935



* Billy Sunday death (1st report)

* Baseball player & evangelist




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

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$75.00
679222

Adolf Hitler opens the 1936 Summer Olympics...

Item #679222

August 01, 1936

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, August 1, 1936



* Olympics open in front of the Nazi Party



The front page has a three column, three line headline: "Olympic Games Given Rousing Sendoff Today At opening Ceremonies",  with subheading: "Huge Throngs Pack Stadium Despite Heavy Downpour; Roar Greeting to Hitler", and more. Coverage continues on an inside page... See More  

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$64.00
680481

Jesse Owens wins olympic gold in 1936....

Item #680481

August 04, 1936

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, August 4, 1936



* Jesse Owens Olympic gold 

* United States dominance 

* In front of Adolph Hitler & Reich
 



This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "JESSE OWENS BREAKS BROAD JUMP RECORD" "Leaps 26 Feet 5 1-3 Inches Beating Record of Edward Hamm in 1928". More Olympic news ... See More  

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$55.00
676637

Hitler Takes Czech Lands...

Item #676637

October 03, 1938

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 3, 1938 



* Current day Czechoslovakia

* Nazis - Adolph Hitler 



The front page has a two column headline: "GENERAL PEACE PACT PROPOSED AS HITLER TAKES CZECH LANDS" with subhead: "Czechs Also Yield To Polish Ultimatum and Plan Cessions To Hungary; Premiers To Discuss Four-Power Pact Adjustments".

This is coverage on ... See More  

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$38.00
674699

Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" Martian attack causes panic...

Item #674699

October 31, 1938

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 31, 1938 



* War of the Worlds - Orson Welles

* Radio broadcast causes panic (1st report)

* Mars invasion - martians




The back page has an article on the infamous "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast delivered by Orson Wells. This radio adaptation of H.W. Wells' "War of the Worlds" novel was taken seriously by many list... See More  

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$113.00
674497

Kristallnacht... no regret by Nazis...

Item #674497

November 12, 1938

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1938 



* Crystal Night (Kristallnacht)

* Night of Broken Glass - Persecution of Jews




This is a very significant issue in Judaica history and the story of the Holocaust. The ftpg. has a three line, three column head concerning the attacks on Jewish folks in Germany known as Kristallnacht: "Nazis Warn Foreign Press 'Lies' Will Hurt Reich Jews; Arrests... See More  

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$185.00
674550

A Jewish homeland in Ethiopia?... Doc Barker killed...

Item #674550

January 15, 1939

PACIFIC EMPRESS, "A Newspaper Printed & Published Daily Aboard Canadian Pacific Steamships", Jan. 15, 1939  A rather rare, small newspaper with the bkpg. having: "Jews Reject Il Duce's Offer of Aid" which was his proposal for establishing a Jewish state in Italian Ethiopia.

Also a report that outlaw Doc Barker, son of Ma Barker & brother of Fred Baker, was kil... See More  

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$45.00
674533

Lou Gehrig ends his 2,130 game streak...

Item #674533

May 03, 1939

THE NORWICH SUN, Connecticut, May 3, 1939



* Lou Gehrig's games played streak ends (1st report)

* New York Yankees - Major league baseball




The sports page has a two line, 2 column head: "Gehrig Benches Self--Bows Out After 2,130 Games In Row" with a nice article beginning: "For the first time since May 30, 1925, the New York Yankees played a major league baseball g
... See More  

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$94.00
636874

Collection of English language Nazi newspapers...

Item #636874
(10) WORLD WAR II: "The Star" and "Evening Press" newspapers from Guernsey in the Channel Islands. Ten issues of a bona-fide Nazi newspaper published in English for the residents of this English Channel island during the Nazi occupation.  All issues date from 1940 thru early 1945.  The images shown are representative of what you will receive.

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$75.00
679987

"NAZIS DESTROYED IN FRENCH ATTACK" - WAR EXTRA! 9 A.M. Final...

Item #679987

June 12, 1940

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, June 12, 1940  (9 A.M. Final Edition)



* Great WWII reporting!

* War Extra




The top of the front page has: "WAR EXTRA", followed by the dramatic 2-line, full-banner headline: "NAZIS DESTROYED IN FRENCH ATTACK". Additional headlines include: "BRITISH SMASH ITALY BASIS" and "Rain Aids Defense of Paris; Fascist Bombs Hit Geneva.&... See More  

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$48.00
679446

Report on Pearl Harbor, in a pro-Nazi newspaper...

Item #679446

December 10, 1941

EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey (in the English Channel), Dec. 10, 1941 



* Rare German occupation title

* Bombing of Pearl Harbor

* World War II - WWII




A very curious issue, as Guernsey, an English-speaking island, was occupied by the Germans during WWII so all the news was pro-Nazi.

The bottom half of the front page has two column heads on the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "Heavy ... See More  

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$65.00
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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$140.00
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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$9.00
673927

For those who objected to the war...

Item #673927

October 01, 1944

THE CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR, New York, October, 1944 



* Rare anti-World War II title



As the title suggests, this newspaper from the midst of World War II espoused non-participation by being a conscientious objector to war.

The content throughout supports this theme. Among the items: "CO Fled Draft In Bad Lands - He Then Decides That His Tactic Is Wrong, and Gives Self Up" &quo... See More  

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$32.00
674074

A broadside "newspaper" covering World War II...

Item #674074

October 13, 1944

TEL-PICS, New York, a lot of five issues: Sept. 18, 28, 30; Oct. 4, 13, 1944



* Rare World War II photo broadsides



This was a broadside (printed on one side only) newspaper originally meant to be displayed in store windows, mostly taken up with a large photo of the war, plus a caption. A very unusual item.

Each measures 10 1/2 by 12 1/2 inches, once folded to envelope size with a mailing add
... See More  

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$42.00
680012

Fantastic broadside on the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt...

Item #680012

April 12, 1945

THE SCIO TRIBUNE--EXTRA !, Linn County, Oregon, April 12, 1945 



* Very unusual broadside extra

* Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR death

* Great for display



The photos tells it all. We have never seen a newspaper with such a dramatic presentation on the front page. The publisher wanted to use larger letters than the width of his newspaper would allow so he set all the type below the masthead ... See More  

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$157.00
669496

World War II may be over: from the city where it began for the United States...

Item #669496

August 14, 1945

THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, Hawaii, Aug. 14, 1945



* Japanese surrender - World War II

* From the origin of the war (U.S.)




Full front page banner headline above the masthead is an early announcement of the war in the Pacific coming to an end: "JAPS ACCEPT TERMS, TOKYO RADIO SAYS" with a subhead: "Not Official; Washington Awaits Word" with many other front page related artic... See More  

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$88.00
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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$22.00
674360

Statehood for Israel...

Item #674360

May 14, 1948

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, May 14, 1948 



* Israeli Declaration of Independence

* Early, same day 1st report




The front page has an extremely historic and desirable report headed: "First Hebrew Nation Proclaimed By Jews" with the subhead: " 'State Of Israel' Becomes Reality After Midnight" and other small subheads. The ftpg. also includes photos headed... See More  

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$445.00
678870

Young evangelist Bill Graham prays with the president Truman...

Item #678870

July 15, 1950

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1950



* Young evangelist Billy Graham's 1st White House visit

* Prays with President Harry Truman 
at the White House 

* Would become the spiritual advisor to several Presidents



Buried on page 11 is the historic, but rather inconspicuous report: "President and Evangelist Pray in the White House", followed by a brief description of the... See More  

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673984

Bob Feller pitches his third no-hitter....

Item #673984

July 02, 1951

CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College & Bellefonte, Pa., July 2, 1951  Near the top of the sports page is: "Feller In 3rd No-Hitter" and: "Pitchers Excel in Top Tests". The report begins: "Bob Feller, king of active Major League pitchers, sits on a pedestal today as the only modern day hurler with three no-hit games to his credit..." with more.

Complete in 10 pa... See More  

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$35.00
674551

Eisenhower's inauguration in a newspaper from the nation's capital...

Item #674551

January 20, 1953

THE EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 1953 



* Dwight Eisenhower - Ike

* President of U.S. inauguration




The banner headline announces: "750,000 HAIL EISENHOWER INAUGURATION" with a large photo of him taking the oath of office. Various related subheads as well. Pages 7, 8 & 9 are filled with photos of the ceremonies

Terrific to have a Presidential inauguration repor... See More  

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$62.00
679281

Most runs in a single inning - 1953 Boston Red Sox...

Item #679281

June 19, 1953

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Taunton, Massachusetts, June 19, 1953  This 18 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 14: "Bosox Break Seven Records In 23-2 Romp" with box scores. (see)



This was a record made by the Boston Red Sox which is still held to this day.



Other news of the day. Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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$29.00
679284

Brown vs. Board of Education - 1st report...

Item #679284

May 18, 1954

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., May 18, 1954.



* Brown vs. Board of Education

* Victory over segregation in the South

* Supreme Court decision (1st report)


Page 7 has a 2 column heading: "Southern, Border States Face Big Problems As Court Rules Out School Segregation", followed by the opening lines, "A momentous Supreme court edict, that segregation of negro and white c
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$115.00
680024

James Dean... one of the best to be had on the iconic teen actor...

Item #680024

September 29, 1955

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, Sept. 29, 1955 



* James Dean's "Rebel Without a Cause" advertisement

* Perhaps the best to be had on the iconic teen actor




James Dean remains a cultural icon of the troubled & struggling teen from the 1950's, and his aura only increased when he died young in a car crash on September 30, 1955, the day after this issue was published. Although h... See More  

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$460.00
674534

America's first man in space...

Item #674534

May 06, 1961

THE EVENING TELEGRAM, Herkimer-Illion, New York, May 6, 1961 



* Astronaut Alan Shepard

* 1st American in space

* Mercury-Redstone 3 - Freedom 7




America's first man is space is heralded with this headline: "Nation Hails Space Pioneer" with subhead and a photo of Alan Shepard about to board his space capsule, plus a photo of his wife.

This was an historic first in America... See More  

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$64.00
676632

Negroes admission (eve) to University of Alabama...

Item #676632

June 11, 1963

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1963 



Kennedy tells Wallace to allow 2 blacks into University of Alabama



The top left of the front page has a 2 line heading: "President Urges Wallace to Shun Alabama Campus", with subheads for 2 separate articles: "Telegram Calls Governor a Threat to Order - Alabamian Adamant" & "Negroes Admission Due Today - U.S. Sh... See More  

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$72.00
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
672486

Reporting John F. Kennedy's assassination...

Item #672486

November 23, 1963

GREENSBORO DAILY NEWS, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 1963  The banner headline announces: "KENNEDY IS ASSASSINATED; PRO-RED HELD AS KILLER" with two related photos.

Complete in 2 sections and 22 pages, minor central fold wear, nice condition.

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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
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
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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$68.00
678662

Sidney Poitier wins Oscar - 1st Black American to do so...

Item #678662

April 14, 1964

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., April 14, 1964



*Sidney Poitier wins Oscar

*1st Black American Academy Award




The front page has: "Poitier, Neal, 'Tom Jones' Receive Academy Awards", which continues on page 4.  Sidney Poitier, who came from very humble beginnings, was the 1st American American man to win an Academy Award. Although there is no accompanying image, detailed ... See More  

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678677

Rachel Carson dies of cancer...

Item #678677

April 15, 1964

SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 15, 1964



* Rachel Carson dead from cancer

* Author of Silent Spring dies




The front page has and image and the two column heading: "'Silent Spring' Author Is Victim of Cancer".  Rachel Carson, know for her "fight against improper use of pesticides", died at the age of 56.



Complete in 38 pages, small binding holes on the lef... See More  

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669423

Historic Civil Rights Bill passes the Senate...

Item #669423

June 20, 1964

THE STAR-LEDGER, Newark, New Jersey, June 20, 1964 



* American Civil Rights Act of 1964

* Passes United States Senate




The banner headline announces an historic moment in the Civil Rights battle: "SENATE PASSES RIGHTS BILL" with subhead: "73-27 Vote Ends Longest Debate".

This reports the Senate's passage of this historic Civil Rights Act, which would be passed b... See More  

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$79.00
669409

Very dramatic headline on the assassination of Malcolm X...

Item #669409

February 22, 1965

THE INDIANAPOLIS STAR, Feb. 22, 1965



* Malcolm X assassination (1st report)

* Fiery Negro extremist




This is a very rare issue with an uncommonly dramatic front page reporting of the death of Malcolm X, the banner head noting: "MALCOLM X SLAIN; 3 HELD" with a subhead: "Rivalry Of Muslims Suspected As Motive". Included also is a one column photo captioned: "Malcolm X ... See More  

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$366.00
674380

Neil Armstrong steps on the moon in 1969...

Item #674380

July 21, 1969

WAPAKONETA DAILY NEWS, Ohio, July 21, 1969



* Best issue to have on this historic event ?

* Neil Armstrong's hometown newspaper




A great issue on this significant event as this newspaper is from Neil Armstrong's hometown. Typically issues of this date carried a headline "Man Walks On Moon" but this hometown newspaper personalized the report honoring their local hero with: &q... See More  

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$500.00
680008

1969 review of the Rolling Stones days after their Madison Square Garden performances...

Item #680008

December 04, 1969

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York City, December 4, 1969



* Lengthy review of The Rolling Stones

* Post Madison Square Garden concert - 1969 U.S. Tour




Advertised on the front page (which includes a photo of Mick Jagger), but starting on page 42, is a lengthy, multi-page review of Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones. Multiple photos of the band are included. Nice to have this revi... See More  

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674160

President Richard Nixon "quits"...

Item #674160

August 09, 1974

DAILY NEWS--EXTRA, New York Aug. 9, 1974 



* President Richard Nixon



A very dramatic front page with over half of it taken up with: "NIXON QUITS". The balance has the official announcement: "President Nixon announced his resignation tonight in a TV address to the nation. Vice President Gerald R. Ford will become 38th President tomorrow."

More coverage, with photos, ... See More  

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$48.00
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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$125.00
679633

Ronald Reagan is inaugurated... Hostages are released...

Item #679633

January 21, 1981

THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, North Carolina, January 21, 1981 (1st section)



* Ronald Reagan inauguration

* Iran hostage crisis ends




The front page has a great two-line full banner headline: "Hostages Are Freed As Reagan Sworn In", with multiple subheads and additional related articles within. See images for details. Nice for display.

Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, includ... See More  

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679165

Premiere weekend of "Raiders of the Lost Ark"...

Item #679165

June 17, 1981

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 17, 1981  The front page of the CALENDAR section has: "'LOST ARK' A RESOUNDING TRIUMPH AT BOX OFFICE", which continues on an inside page which also has a 4 3/4" by 13 1/4" advertisement for the premiere weekend of this Academy Award Winning film. It is nice to have this report in a Los Angles newspaper.

Ironically, this same front page has:... See More  

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677571

Ronald Reagan embraced by Black Conservatives...

Item #677571

October 04, 1981

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1981 (Magazine Section only)



* The New Black Conservatives

* Cuba trains up next generation of Marxist




This front page has an image of Nathan Wright Jr, Gloria Toote and Arthur Fletcher with the caption: "THE NEW BLACK CONSERVATIVES". Page 20 begins a 4 page article stating in part, "the Republicans are in a tremendous position to make inroads a... See More  

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$32.00
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.

This newspaper announces the beginning of the war o... See More  

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$25.00
679151

Michael Jordan wins his 1st NBA title in 1991...

Item #679151

June 13, 1991

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 13, 1991



* Michael Jordan wins 1st NBA championship

* Chicago Bulls basketball - Phil Jackson

* Los Angles Lakers & Magic Johnson




The top of the front page has a three column color photo showing Michael Jordan trying to steal the ball from Magic Johnson with heading: "Reaching for Championship" (see) Nice to have from the home of the losing team, uncom... See More  

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$75.00
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.

The issue is believed to be complete in multiple section... See More  

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679148

Eldridge Cleaver's death report... Obit of Bruce Springsteen's father...

Item #679148

May 02, 1998

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 2, 1998
 
* Death of Eldridge Cleaver
* From Black Panther to Mormon environmental & peace activist
 
The front page has: "Eldridge Cleaver, Former Black Panther, Dies", which tells of the life and death of the notable activist and author of "Soul On Ice" (considered a seminal work in African-American literature). The
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$95.00
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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$18.00
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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$16.00
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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$24.00
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. There are several reports and additional photos on the
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$90.00
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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$48.00
680040

Death and obituary of Shirley Chisholm...

Item #680040

January 04, 2005

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 4, 2005  



* Death of Shirley Chisholm

* 1st African American Woman elected to the United States Congress




Page 10 of Section B has a half-page report on the death and obituary of "Shirley Chisholm, 80: Ran for President, Served 13 Years in Congress." She was the first African-American to be elected to the United States Congress; and in 1972 the ... See More  

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$225.00
679145

Review & premiere of "The Help", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #679145

August 10, 2011

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 10, 2011



* Premiere of "The Help" - advertisement and review

* Octavia Spencer, Viola Davis, and Emma Stone

* Multiple award winner




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Help", and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, it being the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood ... See More  

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$98.00
679146

Review & premiere of "The Color Purple" & "Out of Africa"...

Item #679146

August 10, 2011

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 10, 2011



* Premiere of "The Color Purple", starring Whoopi Goldberg

* Premiere of "Out of Africa", starring Meryl Streep & Robert Redford

* Contrasting reviews with full-page ads for each



A terrific issue on the premieres of both motion picture hits: "The Color Purple" and "Out of Africa". Perhaps no better issu... See More  

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$120.00
679175

Pre-release color ad for "12 Years a Slave", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #679175

October 13, 2013

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 13, 2013 (Calendar Section)



* Pre-premiere ad for "12 Years a Slave"

* Steve McQueen - Chiwetel Ejiofor & Michael Fassbender

* Best Picture, Director, Foreign Actor and Supporting Actor, etc.




Page D7 has the best full-page ad for "12 Years a Slave" from the leading newspaper of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publi... See More  

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$125.00
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