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672320

Phar Lap, Australian racehorse wins...

Item #672320

February 22, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, February 22, 1931



* Phar Lap - Thoroughbred racehorse

* Wins Futurity Stakes (MRC) - Australia




Near the bottom of the front page of this section has a two column heading: "Phar Lap Wins Claulfield Stakes in Sydney, Bringing Total Turf Earnings to $250,000" (see)

Complete sport's section only with 8 pages, light toning at the margi... See More  

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670731

Bull Run... "The Surrey Eleven" cricket team...

Item #670731

August 31, 1861

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, August 31, 1861 



* The Surrey eleven cricket team portrait

* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas (in America)




Inside has: "The Surrey Eleven" with a full page portrait of the cricket team.

Another full-page print has: "The Civil War In America: Engagement Between The 71st New York And An Alabama Regiment At The Battle Of Bull Run".

Othe... See More  

Item from Catalog 297 (released for August, 2020)...

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666113

General Douglas MacArthur in Australia...

Item #666113

July 01, 1943

DAILY NEWS, WAR EXTRA, Los Angeles, July 1, 1943 



* MacArthur Strikes

* Great WW2 headlines




The 4-line, full-banner headline reads: "WAR EXTRA - M'ARTHUR STRIKES! - INVADES 5 BASES - Fighting rages on 2 islands." The subheading has: "Allies launch drive to ring Japs on Rabaul", with supporting text.

Additional related images and text are found on inside pages.

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665710

Terrific Honolulu newspaper, one day after Pearl Harbor...

Item #665710

December 08, 1941

THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, Hawaii, Dec. 8, 1941 



* Attack on Pearl Harbor

* U.S. to enter World War II

* Imperial Japanese Navy

* Great headline for display !




Fully one-third of the newspaper, above the masthead, is taken up with a dramatic three line banner headline: "SABOTEURS LAND HERE !  Britain, Australia Declare War ! " with various related subheads as well includi... See More  

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665571

General Douglas MacArthur color portrait...

Item #665571

March 18, 1942

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, March 18, 1942



* General Douglas MacArthur promoted

* Supreme Commander, Southwest Pacific Area

* Great issue for display




The front page has a terrific banner headline: "GEN. M'ARTHUR TAKES AUSTRALIA COMMAND" with subheads, photo of MacArthur and a patriotic themed appearance. Full page pictorial on page 3.

Incomplete issue containing 14 of the 18 pages... See More  

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664331

The Nova Constellatio coin, made for the American colonies... Settling Australia as a penal colony...

Item #664331
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1786 



* The Nova Constellatio coin print

* Made for circulation in the American colonies




The most interesting item in this issue is the foldout plate which contains--among other prints--an image of the "Nova Constellatio" coin used in the colonies (see). The print shows both the obverse & reverse & has a date of 1785.

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663341

Terrific & early on Botany Bay...

Item #663341
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1786 



* Botany Bay

* New South Wales

* Australia




The first 2 1/2 pages are taken up with a lengthy & detailed report on the establishment of a penal colony in Botany Bay. It begins: "While the plan for settling a colony at Botany Bay is preparing to be carried into execution..." with much more, & including a description... See More  

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662977

A fleet of U.S. men-of-war...

Item #662977

June 11, 1859

GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, June 11, 1859 



* Rare title w/ great masthead



The front page has illustration of: "Victor Emmanuel, King of Sardinia" and a nice print: "View Of A Fleet of United States Men-of-War".

Prints inside include: "Sheep Shearing in Australia" "Transport of Wool From the Blue Mountains, Australia" and two... See More  

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661813

Perry's expedition to Japan...

Item #661813

May 07, 1853

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, May 7, 1853 



* Perry Expedition to Japan



Inside has a full page with text and two illustrations on: "The United States Expedition To Japan" including a portrait of: "Commodore Matthew Perry, Commander..." and also: "the Steam Frigate 'Mississippi', U.S. Navy".

The front page has an illustration of: "A Bush... See More  

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661707

Commodore Phillips & Botany Bay, Australia...

Item #661707
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, April, 1788



* Botany Bay, Australia - Admiral Arthur Phillip

* Northern plantations act to discourage the slave trade




 Within this issue is a report concerning Commodore Phillips at Botany Bay reading: "The Botany fleet arrived at the Cape on the 13th of October, after a passage from Rio de Janeiro of only five weeks & four days. Commodore ... See More  

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661298

Douglass MacArthur's escape from the Philippines...

Item #661298

March 17, 1942

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 17, 1942



* Douglass MacArthur escapes from the Philippines



The front page has a terrific banner headline in large, bold lettering: "MacARTHUR REACHES AUSTRALIA AS CHIEF"  with subheads and photo of MacArthur. Great for display. More on page 2.

Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small... See More  

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660981

The Bahamas...

George Barrington... of eventual Botany Bay fame...

Item #660981

September 20, 1788

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, September 20, 1788 The first & second columns on page 284 contain the report of George Barrington's argument, trial and verdict. George Barrington would eventually be exiled to Botany Bay.



Page 287 also contains a report regarding plantations in the Bahamas. News of the day and period advertising are throughout.



Complete in 8 pages and is in nice condition.



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660016

Lincoln Ellsworth Antarctic flight begins...

Item #660016

November 20, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 20, 1935



* Polar explorer Lincoln Ellsworth

* Antarctic airplane flight begins




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ELLSWORTH OFF ON FLIGHT OVER ANTARCTIC WASTES TO BYRD'S LITTLE AMERICA" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo of Ellsworth and related map. (see)

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659670

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith goes missing (death)...

Item #659670

November 09, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 9, 1935



* Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

* Australian aviator - Southern Cross

* Goes missing in airplane flight (death)




The front page has a one column heading: "Bay of Bengal Searched for Flying Knight" Four related photos and map on the back page. (see) See below for more information.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 3... See More  

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659613

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith fateful flight...

Item #659613

October 23, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1935



* Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

* Australian aviator - Southern Cross

* Fateful flight to Australia begins




The top of page 3 has a two column heading: "Kingsford-Smith Off on Flight to Australia; Leaves England Despite a Recent Illness" with photo. (see) See below for more information.

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

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659211

Don Bradman breaks cricket record in 1932...

Item #659211

January 05, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1932



* Don Bradman breaks batsman record

* Australian cricketer




Page 21 has a one column heading: "SET WORLD'S MARK IN CRICKET MATCH" with subheads: "Bradman and Woodruff Score 274 Runs to Break Record for Second Wicket", "Australia Registers 554" and more. First report coverage on famed cricket player, Don Bradman, breaking ... See More  

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658957

Australian cricketer Don Bradman...

Item #658957

July 15, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1932



* Australia tour of North America

* Don Bradman "The Don" photo

* Greatest cricket batsman ever




The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "Australian Cricketers Overwhelm West Indian Team in First New York Match" with subheads and photo of Don Bradman headed: "Don Bradman On His Way To Bat Yesterday" (see) Proba... See More  

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657590

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith....

Item #657590

October 20, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1930



* Aviator Charles Kingsford Smith

* England to Australia air race

* Record breaking airplane flight




Page 11 has a one column heading: "CUTS RECORD 5 DAYS IN AUSTRALIA FLIGHT" with subheads and photo of Smith. (see) Coverage on his record breaking flight from England to Australia.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4... See More  

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657061

MacArthur: "I shall return"...

Item #657061

March 21, 1942

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 21, 1942 



* General Douglas MacArthur

* "I Shall Return" quote as 1st reported

* World War II Philippines




One of the front page headlines reads: "Australia Gives MacArthur Wild Welcome" after his departure from the Philippines, with the first column head: "General Vows To Do His Best; Throng Cheers"

The report is from an inte... See More  

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655249

George Washington is elected President...

Item #655249
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1789 



* George Washington elected 1st president of U.S.

* Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic)




Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in... See More  

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654090

Scenes from Indianapolis...

Item #654090

April 22, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, April 22, 1854  The ftpg. has an allegorical print of "April". Prints inside include: "The New Custom House, Charleston, South Carolina"; four prints of Indianapolis buildings including the "State House" & "Insane Hospital"; a back page print of "Market Square, Melbourne" and "Prince's Bridge, Melb... See More  

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653296

The kangeroo described... Approval of the Jay Treaty by Congress...

Item #653296
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1796  Included is an interesting and quite descriptive article on the kangaroo, perhaps the earliest such report we have seen. Bits include: "...The Gamgarou, or, as Pennant calls it, Kangaroo, is a native of New South Wales and first discovered by that able and much lamented navigator Capt. Cook. The proportions of this animal are singular in a gr... See More  

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652524

Jewish boxer Daniel Mendoza... Botany-Bay...

Item #652524

January 15, 1790

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, January 15, 1790  Pages 2 and 3 both have articles related to 18th century boxing, one of which includes a mention of Daniel Mendoza, the famed Jewish boxer.  Page 2 also has the mention of ships full of convicts headed for Botany-Bay (Australia) having been given their final orders.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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651984

First trans-Pacific filight to Australia...

Item #651984

June 09, 1928

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, June 9, 1928 



* 1st Trans-pacific airplane flight ends

* Southern Cross monoplane to Australia


* Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith 



The front page has a one column heading: "FLYING 4 HOP INTO OPEN ARMS OF AUSTRALIA" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margin... See More  

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650410

From the mining town of Kalgoorlie, Australia...

Item #650410

January 22, 1898

THE KALGOORLIE & BOULDER STANDARD, Kalgoorlie, Australia, Jan. 22, 1898  This town is about 350 miles from Perth and was a gold mining area. Population in 1900 was 30,000 but dropped to 9,000 in 1933. The Trans-Australian Railway passes through the town.

Complete in 6 pages each encased in plastic for protection (can be removed, some browning & minor chipping at the margins, generall... See More  

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648611

Australia's gold fields...

Item #648611

January 08, 1853

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Jan. 8, 1853



* Early gold mining print



Half the ftpg: "View Of The Old Dutch Church at Sleepy Hollow, N.Y." Half page: "Off To The Diggins--Scene Illustrating The Gold Fields Of Australia" Nearly a halfpg: "View Of The City Of Providence" plus slightly smaller illus. of the Arcade, Railroad Depot, & Market Square, all in Prov... See More  

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647032

Botany Bay... Rules for servants... Indian skirmishes in America...

Item #647032
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1786 Inside has nearly a full page relating to Botany Bay being established as a penal colony, headed: "The Botany Bay Business Defended" which is a critical response to the lengthy Botany Bay discussion in the previous issue (see Gentleman's Magazine for November, 1786). One bit mentions: "...they have now comfortable beds. Former... See More  

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644290

On Washington military ranking... Ben Franklin on Captain Cook...

Item #644290
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1795 

The first page makes reference to Capt. Cook and a letter from Ben Franklin: "...not to consider that great navigator as an enemy if he should happen to fall into their hands..." (see).

Further inside are 1 1/2 pages taken up with the issue of whether George Washington was ever a commissioned officer in the British military, a
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643851

The English will not abandon the settling of Australia...Wilberforce & slavery...

Item #643851

May 28, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789

* African slave trade

* William Wilberforce

* Botany Bay - Australia

Page 7 has a brief item  from Parliament headed: "Botany Bay" reading: "Mr. Hussey asked whether it was the intention of Ministers to prosecute the scheme of forming a settlement in Botany Bay? Mr. Pitt said that from the accounts hitherto received fr
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642926

Published by P.T. Barnum...

Early view of Sydney, Australia...

Item #642926

June 18, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, June 18, 1853  P.T. Barnum was the co-owner (see photos) of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly". This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 issues.

The text on the front page is: "The Pacific Railroad" and the print shows: "Thomas H. Be... See More  

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640621

First settlement in Australia: Botany Bay...

Item #640621
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1789 



* Commodore Philips arrives at Botany Bay

* Early report on settling Australia



By far the most significant item is the first detailed account in print (London Chronicle of Feb. 24 gives a one sentence report) of the settlement at Botany Bay by Captain Arthur Philips. The article takes approximately 2 1/2 columns and includes details of... See More  

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640612

Establishing a penal colony in Australia... Mention of Franklin...

Item #640612
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1788 



* Botany Bay, Australia

* Penal Colony - Convicts

* Early chess - Benjamin Franklin




Near the back under the "Domestic Occurrences" heading is a report reading: "By the last accounts received from the fleet from Botany Bay, they arrived at the Cape of Good Hope on the 13th of October last and expected to sail again about t... See More  

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637259
Item #637259

March 31, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1934



* Ronald Munro,1st Viscount Novar death

* Governor-General of Australia




The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "LORD NOVAR DIES IN SCOTLAND AT 74" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Ronald Munro Ferguson, 1st Viscount Novar, Scottish politician and the sixth Governor-General of Australia. I suspect this is one of th... See More  

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636630

Charles Ulm England to Australia flight record....

Item #636630

October 20, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1933



* Pioneer Australian aviator Charles Ulm

* New airplane flight speed record set




The top of the back page has a one column photo of Australian aviator pioneer Charles Ulm with heading: "Makes New Air Record" Also a one column heading: "Ulm Sets New Mark For Australia Flight" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Ulm setting a ne... See More  

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630362

1942 Japanese midget submarines... Sydney Harbor attack...

Item #630362

June 01, 1942

THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, June 1, 1942 



* Sydney Harbor, Australia attacked 

* Imperial Japanese Navy - midget submarines 

* Irwin Rommel defeated in Africa




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Japs Try To Raid Sydney; Three Midget Subs Sunk" with subhead. (see) 1st report coverage on the attack of Sydney Harbor in Australia by submarines of th... See More  

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625496

George Barrington... of Botany Bay fame...

Item #625496

January 25, 1790

THE MORNING POST, AND DAILY ADVERTISER, London, January 25, 1790  Page two carries two articles pertaining to George Barrington, the Prince of Pick-pockets.

Other news, articles and advertisements are within.

Complete in four pages and in nice condition with a complete red tax stamp on the front page.

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618758

Woman aviator Amy Johnson flight...

Item #618758

May 25, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1930



* Woman aviator pioneer Amy Johnson

* 1st Woman solo flight from England to Australia




The top of the front page has two column headings: "England Thrilled by Lone Flight of Modest Typist to Australia" "King and Commoner Join in Praise of Amy Johnson, First Woman to Make the Perilous Air Journey--Port Darwin Pays Her Homage" (see) 1st repo... See More  

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600241

Charlestown Navy Yard... Clipper Ship Oriental...

Item #600241

September 18, 1852

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Massachusetts, September 8, 1852  The front page features a half-page illustration "Grand Review of the U. S. Marine Artillery, of Providence, R. I., by His Excellency Gov. Boutwell and Staff, On Boston Common." Within the issue is "The Late Count D'Orsay" which includes a small illustration of him; "Departure of the Lizzie Webber,... See More  

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600183

George Barrington before the King's bench...

Item #600183

November 27, 1788

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, November 27, 1788 The third column on page 515 contains the report of George Barrington (of eventual Botany Bay fame) being before the King's Bench. The 3rd column on page 519 also has a follow-up mention of Barrington.



Additional news of the day and period advertising are found throughout. Complete in 8 pages, some light rubbing, nice condition.



Background (source ... See More  

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600182

New York considered for location of capital...

George Barrington... another arrest...

Item #600182

November 20, 1788

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, November 20, 1788 The third column on page 493 contains the report of George Barrington (of eventual Botany Bay fame) being brought up in on a private manner.



Pages 1 and 2 also have various reports from America, including mention of New York being considered for the location of the new seat of government. Other news of the day with period advertising are found throughout.... See More  

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600180

George Keate... Pelew Islands (Palau)...

George Barrington report...

Item #600180

September 13, 1788

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, September 13, 1788 The second column on page 259 contains the report of George Barrington (of eventual Botany Bay fame) would not be tried at the Old Bailey but would be in Court of King's Bench next term -- proceeded against him on the outlawry.



Pages 1 and 2 provide a detailed description of the Pelew Islands (current day Palau), by George Keate and S.A. (compiled fr... See More  

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600179

The improvement of wine...

George Barrington... exiled from town...

Item #600179

July 26, 1788

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 26, 1788 The second column on page 96 contains the report of George Barrington (of eventual Botany Bay fame) being removed from town by a writ of Habeas Corpus due to his stealing - he stands outlawed. Page 94 has an article regarding the "improvement of wine." Other news of the day and period advertising are found throughout.



Complete in 8 pages and is in n... See More  

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600178

George Barrington... identified for robbery...

Item #600178

July 17, 1788

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 17, 1788 The third column on page 61 contains the report of George Barrington (of eventual Botany Bay fame) being identified for robbery. The issue also contains other news of the day and period advertising throughout.

Complete in 8 pages and is in nice condition.



Background (source - Wikipedia): George Barrington (14 May 1755 – 27 December 1804), an Irish-born... See More  

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599427

First trans-Pacific filight...

Item #599427

June 01, 1928

THE DETROIT NEWS, June 1, 1928 



* 1st Trans-pacific airplane flight 

* Southern Cross monoplane
 

* Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith 



The front page has a banner headline: "PLANE NEARING HONOLULU" with subheads and pictorial (see photos)



Other news of the day of the day throughout. Complete in 60 pages, light browning with some margin wear, mostly along sp... See More  

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591841

18th century boxing... from Oxford...

Item #591841

March 26, 1791

JACKSON'S OXFORD JOURNAL, England, March 26, 1791



* 18th century boxing

* Mention of the Canadian Constitution Bill

* Botany-Bay mention

* Partial Red Ink Stamp



Page 3 has details regarding a boxing match between Faulkner and Thornhill, two notable pugilists (boxers) of the period.  See images for details.  The front page has mentions of both the Canadian Constitution Bill a... See More  

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590998

The great 1906 Melbourne, Australia fire....

Item #590998

November 23, 1897

ALLEGHENY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, November 23, 1897



* The great Melbourne, Australia fire (1st report)



This 4 page newspaper has one column headline on the front page that include: "MELBOURNE SCORCHED", "High Winds Sweep the Flames Before Them" and more. See photos for 1st report coverage on the great Melbourne, Australia fire of 1906.



Other news and ad... See More  

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589286

1945 occupation of Japan begins...

Item #589286

August 30, 1945

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, August 30, 1945



* U.S. occupation of Japan begins

* General Douglas MacArthur

* USS Missouri (Big Mo) in Tokyo Bay




This 22 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page: "ALLIED FORCES POURING INTO JAPAN FROM HUGE AIR AND SEA FLEETS" with subheads. Coverage on the initial occupation Japan with the United States Navy ente... See More  

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589089

1945 occupation of Japan begins....

Item #589089

August 31, 1945

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, August 31, 1945



* U.S. occupation of Japan begins

* General Douglas MacArthur

* USS Missouri (Big Mo) in Tokyo Bay




This 20 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "OCCUPATION OF JAPAN IS PROCEEDING RAPIDLY" with subheads. This is coverage on the initial occupation Japan with the United States Navy entering To... See More  

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588275

First trans-Pacific filight...

Item #588275

June 02, 1928

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, June 2, 1928 



* 1st Trans-pacific airplane flight (1st stage success) 

* Southern Cross monoplane
 

* Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith 



This 20 page newspaper has a four column headline on the front page: "First Pictures Of Fliers After Reaching Hawaii" with text (see photos). Also one column headlines that include: "Pacific F... See More  

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585126

Phar Lap arrives in America...

Item #585126

January 16, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1932



* Phar Lap arrives in America

* Thoroughbred horse racing




This 34 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 21 that include: "PHAR LAP ARRIVES FOR $50,000 RACE", "San Francisco Throng Greets Australia's Entry in Agua Caliente Handicap" and more. See photos for text here.



Other news, sports and advertisements of
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