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687618

Large map of Burnside's accomplishments....

The death of Commodore Uriah P. Levy...

Item #687618

March 25, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1862  The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 7 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedure of flogging.

The front page has a map titled: "WHAT GENERAL BURNSIDE HAS ACCOMPLISHED, Scene of Op... See More  

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$137.00
687617

Early mention of Abraham Lincoln in a national newspaper...

Item #687617

December 27, 1843

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Dec. 27 1843  The top of page 3 has a report headed: "Illinois" being an account of activities in the state Whig Convention in Springfield, mentioning in part: "...The following gentlemen were chosen as the Whig candidates for Presidential Electors: ABRAHAM LINCOLN: S. LISLE SMITH of Cook..." with more men listed.

This is an early mention of ... See More  

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$236.00
687613

Death of President Garfield...

Item #687613

September 20, 1881

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, September 20, 1881 



* President James A. Garfield assassination

* 1st report of his death




The top of the first column is headed: "THE PRESIDENT DEAD" The Long Suffering Ended" "A Sudden and Painless Death" with additional subheads including: "A Painless Death" "Dread and Fear of the Last Hours" "The Death Unexpected By... See More  

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687612

Martha's Vineyard... Methodist Camp Meeting...

Item #687612

August 21, 1867

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, August 21, 1867  Page 1 provides considerable details concerning the Methodist Camp Meeting at Martha's Vineyard, known as Wesleyan Grove (or Wesleyan Camp Grove). Another article tells of a similar Camp Meeting in Hatfield. Although many of the gingerbread cottages remain, and a summer camp meeting schedule continues into the present, the popularity... See More  

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687611

Thomas Edison and his new phonograph...

Item #687611

April 27, 1878

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 27, 1878 



* Historic Phonograph invention

* Thomas Edison - inventor




Most of a column on page 11 is taken up with: "The Phonograph" "Edison Explains His Invention to the Washington Academy of Science". Subheads include: "Mr. Thomas A. Edison" "Edison In Person" "What the Phonograph is Like" which is very ... See More  

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687610

Two accounts of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid", in a Confederate newspaper.....

Item #687610

October 18, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, October 18, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* Rare Confederate title




This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a back page account with heads: "From the Valley--Capture Of A Railroad Train" which includes in part: &... See More  

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687609

Wall Street Bailout tentatively reached...

Death of beloved actor Paul Newman...

Item #687609

September 28, 2008

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 28, 2008



* Paul Newman's death report... in a Hollywood area newspaper

* $700-billion Wall Street bailout reached (tentative agreement)




The front page has: "Paul Newman, 1925 - 2008", followed by: "A leading man of film and philanthropy," which tell of the death of the beloved actor Paul Newman. Two photos are included. Additional photos ... See More  

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687608

Jewish population in Europe decimated by Hitler....

Item #687608

February 17, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1945



* The Jewish Holocaust summary

* Dr. Joseph Schwartz's estimation

* Adolph Hitler's Final Solution




Page 8 has a interesting report concerning the outcome of the Jewish Holocaust near the end of World War II with a two column heading: "Schwartz Says Only 1,500,000 Jews Are Left In Europe as Result of German Murders" (see) Dr. Joseph S... See More  

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687607

Babe Ruth re-signs with Red Sox...

Item #687607

January 15, 1918

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 15, 1918



* Early Babe Ruth (pre-fame)

* Boston Red Sox contract signing

* Major league baseball - MLB




This 24 page newspaper has a very small & discrete heading in the sport's section (page 15): "Babe Ruth Signs Contract". See photo for the very brief report on Ruth re-signing with the Boston Red Sox for the 1918 baseball season. Interesting th... See More  

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687597

Howard Hughes & his Spruce Goose...

Item #687597

August 10, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 10, 1947 



* Howard Hughes 

* H-4 Hercules (Spruce Goose) 

* He claims it can fly (1st report)
 



The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "HUGHES PROMISES TO EXILE HIMSELF IF BIG PLANE FAILS" "His Reputation Is Involved and He Will Quit U.S. if Craft Is Useless, He Tells Senators" "Army 'Hatred... See More  

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687596

Sugar Ray Robinson rematch title fight....

Item #687596

September 13, 1951

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 13, 1951



* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randolph Turpin

* Famous middleweight rematch title fight



The front page has a two column heading: "Ray Robinson Stops Randy Turpin in 10th To Regain Ring Title" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section.

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

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687595

Death of Chairman Mao in a Beijing, China, newspaper...

Item #687595

September 10, 1976

PEOPLE'S DAILY, Peking (Beijing), China, Sept. 10, 1976 



* People's Republic of China founder

* Mao Zedong death (1st report)

* Best title to be had ? (rare)




This is likely the most notable issue reporting the death of Chairman Mao Tse Tung (Zedong) of the People's Republic of China who died Sept. 9. The full front page is taken up with his black-bordered photo headed (in ... See More  

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687590

Anna Sage and Dillinger's demise...

Item #687590

September 29, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 29, 1935



* re. John Dillinger's assassination

* Anna Sage - Ana Cumpănaș

* "Woman in Red" $$ reward




The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "TIP ON DILLINGER HALTS DEPORTATION" with subheads that include: "'Woman in Red' Says Purvis Promised to Have Alien Proceedings Dropped" and more. (see)

Other news of the da... See More  

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687584

Review of Justin Bieber's "Never Say Never"...

Item #687584

February 11, 2011

LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 11, 2011



* Review of Justin Bieber's "Never Say Never"

* Best newspaper to collect regarding this event

* Additional poster-sized ads for several other debuts




Page D-6 has: "Well, Beliebers will enjoy this," with supporting text and a small photo, which provides a review of the Justin Bieber movie, "Never Say Never." Poster-size... See More  

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687583

Printed on the run... Three General Orders...

A Memphis newspaper printed in Atlanta...

Item #687583

January 12, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 12, 1864 



* A very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run - a Memphis newspaper printed in Atlanta

* Three General Orders and more




If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War--see the information at the bottom of this listing.

Among the ... See More  

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687582

On the Emancipation Proclamation and the Battle of Antietam...

Item #687582

October 04, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 4, 1862  Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the various reports inside are: "Lincoln's War Policy" "Comments of the Northern Press on Lincoln's Abolition Proclamation" which concerns the recent Emancipation ... See More  

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687581

A two-issue set...

Peggy Fleming clinches path to Olympic Gold!

Item #687581

February 08, 1969

THE PARSONS SUN, Parsons, Kansas, February 8 & 9, 1968 (two issue set)



* Peggy Fleming clinches path to Olympic Gold!



The first issue has, in the Sports Section: "U.S. Ice Queen Has Wide Lead," with supporting text which tells of her having clinched a path to Olympic Gold victory. The issue of the day after also has the related article: "Peggy Is In Class By Herself."... See More  

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687580

Peggy Fleming wins Olympic Gold!

Item #687580

February 24, 1969

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, February 24, 1968



* Peggy Fleming wins Olympic Gold!



The front page has: "Peggy Fleming - Olympic Queen," which tells of the page 11 featured report: "Olympic Victory Worth the Grind, Peggy Declares," with considerable details of her Olympic Gold Medal showing. Included is a related 4 by 6 inch photo. Peggy earned the U.S.'s onl... See More  

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687579

The Los Angeles Kings win the Stanley Cup...

Item #687579

June 12, 2012

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 12, 2012



* L.A. Kings win the Stanley Cup for the 1st time

* Best newspaper to collect regarding this event




The front page tells of the 1st time the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup Finals: "L.A.'S NEW ROYALTY," with subhead: "Kings turn tumult into triumph, capturing team's first Stanley Cup." A large photo with supporting text is fo... See More  

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687577

Beauregard's congratulations on Shiloh... Fort Jackson... Pulaski...

Item #687577

April 24, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 24, 1862 



* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing - Beauregard's praise

* Fort Jackson... Fall of Pulaski...

* Rare Confederate title from the war origin




This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline (see images).

Perhaps the best items is: "Gen. Beauregard's A... See More  

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687576

Civil War map shows Eastern Virginia... Siege of Yorktown...

Item #687576

April 21, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1862 



* Virginia Civil War map

* Siege of Yorktown

* Battle of Lee's Mill




The front page features a nice & very detailed map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia." plus there are one column heads including: "From McDowell's Department" "Brilliant Dash at Fredericksburg" "Our Troops Occupy the Suburbs&qu... See More  

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687575

American merchants distressed... An encounter with a great whale..

Item #687575

January 21, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, January 21, 1768  The front page has reports from America - two from Boston and another from Providence, Rhode Island. One of the former gives details of an unusual encounter with a great whale, and the latter briefly mentions the distress that merchants are experiencing due to the importation of goods and the additional burdens which have been placed upon them. Page 6 h... See More  

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687573

The off-broadway beginning of "A Chorus Line"...

Item #687573

June 02, 1975

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, June 2, 1975



* A Chorus Line is Reviewed pre-Broadway

* Off-Broadway at the Public Theater

* Michael Bennett, Marvin Hamlisch, Nicholas Dante, & James Kirkwood Jr

* The issue is from the Village Voice's own collection




A great issue reporting the very beginning of what would become a Broadway mega hit, "A Chorus Line". This issue reviews the m... See More  

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687572

China Clipper maiden trans-pacific flight... 1st of its kind...

Item #687572

November 24, 1935

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, November 24, 1935  This 50+ page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "Hawaii Hails China Clipper; To Make Second Lap Today" "First Trans-Pacific Airmail Plane Ends Perfect 2400-Mile Flight at Honolulu--Engineering Officer Describes Its easy 'Half-Throttle' Trip"



Tells of the maiden flight of th... See More  

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687566

Neil Armstrong steps on the moon in 1969...

Item #687566

July 21, 1969

WAPAKONETA DAILY NEWS, Ohio, July 21, 1969  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: "NEIL STEPS ON THE MOON".

This is likely the only newspaper in the country with ... See More  

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687538

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1667...

Item #687538

June 20, 1667

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 20, 1667



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More  

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687534

H.H. Holmes..... 1st U.S. serial killer....

Item #687534

July 30, 1895

HELENA EVENING HERALD, Montana, July 30, 1895



* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett

* Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago


* America's 1st serial killer



The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "HOLMES' STORY" "The Wholesale Murderer and Insurance Swindler Gives His Version of Pietzel Sr.'s Death" and more. (see) Coverage on... See More  

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687533

1930 Chicago gangland war in full swing...

Item #687533

November 04, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 4, 1930



* Chicago gangland wars

* Al 'Scarface' Capone era

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The front page has a five column heading concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "Capone Asks For Beer Monopoly" with subheads. Related photo is on the back page. (see) When it comes to gangsters, or... See More  

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687526

Death of grunge rocker Kurt Cobain...

Item #687526

April 09, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 9, 1994 



* Kurt Cobain suicide death (1st report)

* Seattle grunge rock band Nirvana

* Singer - songwriter - guitarist




The bottom of the ftpg. has a report headed: "Grunge Rock's Kurt Cobain Dies in Apparent Suicide" with subhead: "A shotgun blast to the head claims leader of Nirvana. He was seen as voice of a generation adrift." Inclu... See More  

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687522

Abe Lincoln on the Civil War... Georgia secedes from the Union...

Item #687522

January 20, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, January 20, 1861 



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* The Civil War about to begin

* Georgia secedes from the Union




The front page has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, with first column heads including: "The Revolution" "Important News from the South" "Projected Seizure of Fort ... See More  

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687521

1934 "Sneakers Game" NFL title.... NYG...

Item #687521

December 10, 1934

THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, Vermont, December 10, 1934 



* The famed "Sneakers Game" 

* NFL football title championship
 



The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "Giants Capture Pro Grid Title; Beat Bears 30-13" with subhead. (see) First report coverage of the famous "Sneakers Game" which was the 1934 NFL football championship. The New York Gia... See More  

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687519

Sitar family murders.... "devil made me do it"...

Item #687519

January 30, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1932



* The Sitar family murders

* Manitoba prairie - Canada

* "Devil's hatchet man"




Page 5 has a one column heading: "NINE SLAIN IN NIGHT, FARM HOUSE FIRED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Sitar family murders. Thomas Hreczkosy, a farmhand, said Satan and a fly told him to kill family with axe

Other news, sport... See More  

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687517

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

Item #687517

February 14, 1939

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 14, 1939



* Louis D. Brandeis retires (1st report)

* 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice




The front page has a great banner headline: "NEW VACANCY ON HIGH COURT" with subheads. Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete with all 28 pages, rag... See More  

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687516

Premiere (EVE) of "The Matrix", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #687516

March 30, 1999

LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 30, 1999 (sections 1 and F totaling 38 pages)



* Best "The Matrix" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere ad (EVE)

* Science fiction action - Keanu Reeves




A nice issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Matrix" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment... See More  

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687512

Hauptmann charged with the murder of the Lindbergh baby...

Item #687512

September 21, 1934

HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, September 21, 1934 



* Bruno Hauptmann arrested 

* Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping




The front page has a great banner headline: "ARREST LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPER, FIND RANSOM" with subhead and photo of Charles Jr. More on pages 2 & 3 with full page pictorial.

Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, light toning, some margin wear, par... See More  

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687511

Early 1937 Notre Dame basketball win...

Item #687511

February 04, 1937

SECTION TWO (Sports) only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Feb. 4, 1937



* Notre Dame Fighting Irish basketball

* Early game vs. Purdue Boilermakers

* Nice headline for display - Johnny Moir




The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "NOTRE DAME DEFEATS PURDUE FIVE, 47 TO 40" with subheads, small photo of Johnny Moir and stats. (see) Nice for display.

Complete sectio... See More  

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687473

Nazi pilot Peter Krug captured...

Item #687473

April 22, 1942

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 22, 1942



* Nazi pilot Peter Krug captured

* Max Stephan w/ photo




The front page has a nice banner headline: "ESCAPED NAZI FLIER KRUG BELIEVED NABBED IN TEXAS" with subheads and photo of Peter Krug's abettor who would be found guilty of treason.

Complete with 16 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins.... See More  

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687472

Al Capone freed from prison....

Item #687472

November 17, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE November 17, 1939



* Al 'Scarface" Capone freed from prison

* Chicago gangster becomes a free man




The front page has a two column heading: "G-Men Guarding Capone, Critically Ill in Hospital". (see) Coverage continues on  page 8 with photo of Capone.

Thirty pages, light toning and wear at the margins with some small binding holes along the spi... See More  

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687471

Kurt Schuschnigg becomes chancellor of Austria...

Item #687471

July 30, 1934

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 30, 1934



* Chancellor Kurt Schuschnigg

* Federal State of Austria

* Foe of Adolph Hitler




The top of the front page has a five column headline: "Monarchist Named Austrian Chancellor as Nazis' Seizure of Vienna Is Feared; Allies May Brand Berlin Guilty in Crisis" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Kurt Schuschnigg becoming the 1... See More  

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687470

1921 ZR-2 - R38 class airship disaster....

Item #687470

August 25, 1921

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 25, 1921



* ZR-2 disaster

* R38 class airship



The top of the front page has a banner headline: "GIANT AIRSHIP BURSTS; 44 DIE" with subheads. More on pages 2 & 3 with related pictorial.

Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally good.



wikipedia notes: On 23 August 1921, ZR-2 was d... See More  

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687469

Fleagle gang .... Lamar, Colorado robbery...

Item #687469

May 26, 1928

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 26, 1928



* Fleagle Gang  & the Lamar, Colorado bank robbery

* American bank robbers & murderers hunted




The front page has a nice banner headline: "PLANES HUNT FLEEING KILLERS" with subheads. Coverage on the hunt for the Fleagle Gang just after the Lamar , Colorado bank robbery. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the ... See More  

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687467

1921 Battle of Blair Mountain...

Item #687467

August 31, 1921

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 31, 1921



* Battle of Blair Mountain

* Logan County, West Virginia




The front page has a nice banner headline: "'DISPERSE,' U.S. TELLS MINERS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage on the Battle of Blair Mountain in the coal regions of West Virginia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.... See More  

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687466

Ben Hogan wins 1953 Masters golf tournament

Item #687466

April 13, 1953

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., April 13, 1953



* Ben Hogan wins Masters Tournament

* Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia




The sport's section (page 5) has a one column heading: "Ben Hogan" (see) First report coverage on Ben Hogan winning the 1953 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Unfortunate for the small report here but still a first report.

Complete with all ... See More  

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687465

First Trans-Pacific flight to Australia in 1928...

Item #687465

June 04, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 4, 1928 



* 1st Trans-pacific airplane flight (during)

* Southern Cross monoplane to Australia


* Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith 



The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIJI FLYERS RIDE OUT STORM" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Some related photos are on the back page.

Complete with all 46 pages, this is the "rag edition&... See More  

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687463

1928 Pineapple Primary in Chicago... gangland...

Item #687463

April 11, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 11, 1928



* Pineapple Primary in Chicago

* William Hale Thompson - Big Bill

* Gangster era elections - corruption

* Best publication to be had (very rare)



The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "EMMERSON WINS BY 440,000; Swanson Beats State's Attorney Crowe by 120,000" with subheads. (see) More on the following pages. First report ... See More  

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687462

1931 Alabama Rose Bowl football win

Item #687462

January 02, 1931

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 2, 1931



* Rose Bowl: Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Washington State



The top of page 12 has a seven column headline: "Alabama's Long Passing Attack Bewilders Washington State" with subheads, play by play descriptions and lineups.

Complete with 28 pages, some wear at the central fold and spine, with a little unrelated text loss, otherwis... See More  

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687461

Helen Jacobs wins 1933 US Open....

Item #687461

August 27, 1933

SPORT'S SECTION ONLY of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, August 27, 1933



* Helen Jacobs vs. Helen Wills Moody

* US Open tennis championships




The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "HELEN JACOBS WINS; MRS. MOODY QUITS COURT" with subheads. Nice for display. Photo of Jacobs on page 3. First report coverage on Helen Jacobs winning the 1933 United States Open Tennis... See More  

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687460

1928 Chicago gangland war in full swing...

Item #687460

June 06, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 6, 1928



* Morris Eller Gang - "Bloody 20th Ward"

* Chicago gangland wars

* Al 'Scarface' Capone era

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "GRILL ELLER ON BLOODY 20TH" with subheads. (see) When it comes ... See More  

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687459

1908 Woman serial killer Belle Gunness...

Item #687459

May 11, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 11, 1908



* Woman serial killer Belle Gunness

* La Porte, Indiana murder farm case




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "LA PORTE MYSTERY IS NOT YET COMPLETELY SOLVED" with subheads. (see). Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile ... See More  

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687458

1952 Canada Lee death....

Item #687458

May 10, 1952

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 10, 1952



* Canada Lee death (1st report)

* Professional boxer & actor

* African American acting pioneer




Page 4 has a one column heading: "Canada Lee, Famous Negro Actor, Dead" with small photo. (see)

Complete with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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$75.00
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