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America at war: The Great War Collection...

Item #649249    THE GREAT WAR COLLECTION (11 issues) - A great opportunity for an instant collection encompassing every American war. You get eleven original/authentic publications (at least 10 being newspapers), one each for:...
$195.00

John Sherman death...


October 22, 1900

Item #680480    THE BULLETIN, San Francisco, October 22, 1900 * John Sherman - soldier and statesman * Senator... Secretary of State... Secretary of  the Treasury  The front page has three column headline...

Rare and early stock market title...


January 01, 1903

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

Alexander Graham Bell...


May 02, 1903

Item #680547    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, from New York, dated May 2, 1903. The full front cover of the issue features a photo of "Alexander Graham Bell" which also features his signature below it. An article is content w...

Broadsheet "Extra" issue on the surrender of Port Arthur...


January 02, 1905

Item #678758    NEW FREE PRESS - EXTRA EDITION, Vienna, (Austria), Jan. 2, 1905 * Port Arthur, Manchuria surrenders (1st report) * Russo-Japanese War This broadsheet "Extra" is totally in German. The bann...

The death of Susan B. Anthony...


March 13, 1906

Item #680478    FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, March 13, 1906 * Susan B. Anthony death Page seven of this issue has a column-wide headline "Miss Anthony Dead" with subhead "Became ...

First airplane death - a passenger with Orville Wright...


September 23, 1908

Item #681887    THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, September 23, 1908  Page 4 has: "THE AIRSHIP DIASTER", with a corresponding article of, "The disaster to the air ship of Orville Wright in which th...
$120.00

Horse racing magazine from Lexington, Kentucky...

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

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


January 01, 1914

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

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

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

By and for brewery and soft drink workers...

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

President Harding formalizes the United States support of creating a Jewish homeland...


September 22, 1922

Item #679730    THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 22, 1922  Page two has an historically significant report on the establishment of a Jewish homeland, albeit quite inconspicuous. Headed: "Harding Signs Palestine Motion&q...
$280.00

The Scopes trial: evolution versus the Bible...


July 14, 1925

Item #678909    THE FRESNO MORNING REPUBLICAN, California, July 14, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial * Dayton, Tennessee  * William Jennings Bryan  * Clarence Darrow The front page has reports on the "...

Auguste Piccard balloon altitude record...


August 18, 1932

Item #680469    THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, August 18, 1932  * Auguste Piccard, Swiss explorer  * Ballooning - aviation altitude record broken  This 18 page newspaper has a seven column head...

United States Supreme Court Building cornerstone...


October 14, 1932

Item #679231    NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 14, 1932  * United States Supreme Court Building * President Herbert Hoover laying the cornerstone The top of the front page has a two column head: "Hoover Lays Suprem...

Long Beach, California earthquake... Lou Gehrig signs contract...


March 11, 1933

Item #680471    THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1933 * The Long Beach, California earthquake * Lou Gehrig signs contract * New York Yankees - MLB A nice three column headline on the front page has: "123 KILLED...

Babe Ruth's last home run as a Yankee...


September 30, 1934

Item #680780    NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 30, 1934  * Babe Ruth's last home run as a Yankee  * New York Yankees - Major league baseball * Best title to be had ? Page 3 of the sport's section reports...

Lou Gehrig named 'Captain' of the Yankees...


April 13, 1935

Item #680473    THE NEW-YORK TIMES, April 13, 1935 * Lou Gehrig becomes Yankees team captain * Early Joe Louis boxing match w/ photos Page 12 has one column headlines: "GEHRIG NAMED YANK CAPTAIN" and &qu...

Terrific Mardi Gras newspaper...


February 26, 1936

Item #679227    THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 26, 1936  * Great Mardi Gras issue * Climax of the carnival w/ Rex For Mardi Gras collectors the festivities at New Orleans are of prime importa...
$135.00

Scarce and valuable reference work...


January 01, 1937

Item #679488    This is one of the most desired, yet difficult to find, reference works for post-1820 American newspapers, essentially picking up where the Brigham work left off. This single volume is titled: "American Ne...
$228.00

The Kristallnacht rampage against German Jews...


November 14, 1938

Item #675131    THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 14, 1938  The top of the front page Has a two column head: "Jewish Property Wrecked, Looted By Fascist Mobs" with subhead: "Worst Anti-Jewish Vio...

Nile Kinnick and Iowa Hawkeyes...


July 23, 1940

Item #680477    THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1940 * Nile Kinnick All-star votes * Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football This 40 page newspaper has small one column headings in the sport's section (page 25): &q...

50 issues with World War II content...

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

Count Fleet wins the triple crown... 2-issue set...


June 06, 1943

Item #680470    (2) WILMINGTON MORNING & SUNDAY STAR NEWS, June 5 & 6, 1943 * Count Fleet - horse racing * Belmont Stakes win (3rd & final win)...  Triple crown winner * 2 issues This 100+ page n...

Labor union newspaper for the aircraft industry...


December 07, 1943

Item #679270    AIRCRAFT MACHINIST, Los Angeles, California, Dec. 7, 1943  From the midst of World War II, this is a in-house newspaper by the AFL, the 'Voice of Aircraft Labor" as noted in the masthead. Southern...

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


January 01, 1944

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

Nazi capital is captured...


May 03, 1945

Item #678896    THE STARS & STRIPES, Paris Edition, May 3, 1945  * Nazis surrendering in Europe * World War II - WWII * Richard Jarczyk execution photo A banner head above the masthead proclaims: "B...

Japan Offers To Surrender...


August 11, 1945

Item #680467    NEW YORK TIMES, August 11, 1945 The front page of this issue features a 3 line banner head: "Japan Offers To Surrender; U.S. May Let Emperor Remain; Master Reconversion Plan Set" and subheads, plus a ...

From a remote island in the South Pacific...


September 19, 1945

Item #672733    WORLD OBSERVER, Biak Island, Sept. 19, 1945 * Rare military publication from a remote island  A very uncommon "camp" newspaper from the South Pacific, actually a remote island just nor...

How Berlin was divided just after the war...


September 28, 1945

Item #679265    NORDWEST-NACHRICHTEN, Germany, Sept. 28, 1945  A notable post-war newspaper--totally in the German language--concerning the creations of the four districts of Berlin, noting the American, British, French, ...

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


October 06, 1945

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

General Wainwright's story: a three issue set...


October 07, 1945

Item #678811    LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, California, a trio of issues for Oct. 7, 8 & 9, 1945, each containing a portion of General J. Wainwright's story on his imprisonment & the mistakes that were made in the Philip...

Jackie Robinson baseball debut...


April 19, 1946

Item #680662    THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 19, 1946  * Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier  * Baseball debut (1st report)  Page 12 has a small one column headline: "Rob...
$120.00

Jackie Robinson & George Shuba - "Handshake of the Century"...


April 25, 1946

Item #680709    THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, April 25, 1946 * Jackie Robinson & George Shuba * "Handshake of the Century" * after Robinson's first homerun - quite historic Page 26 has the ...
$400.00

From Fiji: the 'first newspaper printed today'...


March 01, 1948

Item #679266    OCEANIA DAILY NEWS, Fiji, March 1, 1948  Given its location near the international dateline, it claims to be the: "First Paper Published In The World Today" as noted in the masthead. This is the ...

Trial of Axis Sally... Nazis broadcaster...


September 25, 1948

Item #680556    THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 25, 1948  * Mildred Gillars pleads not guilty  * Axis Sally - trial for treason  * Nazis broadcaster  This 32 page newspaper has small o...

Death of King George VI in a London newspaper...


February 07, 1952

Item #678903    THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, London, February 7, 1952   * King George VI death * Queen Elizabeth II reigns * Best title to be had ? This is the: "8 Page Memorial Supplement". When it comes ...

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth...


June 03, 1953

Item #679389    THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, London, England, June 3, 1953  The front page has a banner headline: "ELIZABETH II IS CROWNED" with subheads: "Splendour In Abbey Seen by Millions" "Queen 6 Ti...

First Braille newspaper in the western hemisphere...


December 02, 1957

Item #678841    THE WEEKLY NEWS, Boston, Dec. 2, 1957  This newspaper was the very first Braille newspaper in the entire western hemisphere, having begun in 1927 and is still "printing" today. The top half of ...

Alan Shepard begins the space race... In a Florida newspaper...


May 05, 1961

Item #680713    ORLANDO EVENING STAR, Florida, May 5, 1961  The very large, bold banner headline above the masthead proclaims America's entry into the space race, reading: "SHEP DID IT!" noting America's...

Bible reading is banned in public schools...


June 18, 1963

Item #679226    THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, New York, June 18, 1963 * Bible reading in school is banned by the Supreme Court The top of a front page column has an article prefaced with: "Bible Reading and saying t...

Valentina Tereshkova... 1st woman in space...


June 20, 1963

Item #680716    THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Michigan, June 20, 1963 * Valentina Tereshkova - 1st woman in space * Vostok 6 - Russian spaceship This 48 page newspaper has a three column headline near the bottom of the f...

First report on John F. Kennedy's assassination... In a Dallas newspaper...


November 22, 1963

Item #674858    THE DALLAS TIMES HERALD, Texas, November 22, 1963  * John F. Kennedy assassination * Best title to be had (1st report) Serious collectors always try to obtain historic newspapers from the city ...

John F. Kennedy assassinated...


November 22, 1963

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

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


November 23, 1963

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

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


November 23, 1963

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

Dallas newspaper on the shooting of Oswald...


November 25, 1963

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

"A Clockwork Orange" opening movie review and ad...


December 30, 1971

Item #679489    THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Dec. 30, 1971  As most might be aware "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It i...

President Richard Nixon resigns...


August 09, 1974

Item #681100    DAILY NEWS, New York Aug. 9, 1974  A very dramatic front page with over half of it taken up with: "NIXON RESIGNS". The balance has: "Acts in 'Interest of Nation', Asks for End to Bit...

Muhammad Ali vs. Leon Spinks: champion for a third time...


September 16, 1978

Item #674829    THE STATES-ITEM, New Orleans, Sept. 16, 1978  * Leon Spinks vsd. Muhammad Ali II * Heavyweight boxing championship title fight The banner headline announces: "The Champion -- Ali III"...

Bob Dylan... The Beatles... Timothy Leary...


January 14, 1989

Item #681843    THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, January 11, 1973 * Bob Dylan, Timothy Leary, The Beatles The cover has: "POP-CULTURE HEROES OF THE '60s", with accompanying images of&nbs...

Art Blakey Obituary... Black American jazz drummer...


October 17, 1990

Item #681378    LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct.17, 1990 * Death report of Jazz drummer Art Blakey Page A20 has a quarter page article: "Art Blakey; Drummer, Mentor Led the Jazz Messengers", which includes a small p...

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


January 17, 1991

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

Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig's record...


September 07, 1995

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

Mark McGwire sets home run record...


September 08, 1998

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

McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...


September 09, 1998

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

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


September 21, 1998

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

Smallest newspaper in the world...


January 01, 2003

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

Seabiscuit and his "little biscuits"... Jockey George Woolf...


July 10, 2003

Item #682156    LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 10, 2003  Just a few weeks prior to the premier of the blockbuster film, "Seabiscuit", the Los Angeles Times had a full banner headline on page B2: "'Seabiscuit&#...

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


July 25, 2003

Item #682165    LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 25, 2003 * Best "Seabiscuit" film advertisement (double-page) * Grand Opening Day - movie premiere ad & review * Spy Kids 3-D... & Lara Croft: Tomb Raider... a...
$125.00

Black Dahlia - pre-release full page ad and review...


September 10, 2006

Item #681684    LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 10, 2006     * Poster-size ad for Black Dahlia with pre-release review * Full-page ad for The Prestige A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture ...
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