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"...only thing we have to fear is fear itself..." on the front page...

Item #684396

March 05, 1933


* Franklin D. Roosevelt 1st inauguration 

* Takes over a poor U.S. economy "New Deal"

* "...only thing we have to fear is fear itself..."

Nice coverage of Franklin Roosevelt's first (of 4) inaugurations with banner headline: "ROOSEVELT  CHARTS BANK AID" with subheads and related illustration. Much more ... See More  

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1917 Woodrow Wilson inauguration...

Item #684018

March 05, 1917

THE DETROIT NEWS, March 5, 1917

* Woodrow Wilson inauguration

* World War II - WWI era

The front page has a one column heading: "WILSON, IN INAUGURAL, WARNS U.S." with subheads. (see)

Complete with 20 pages, light toning, loose along the spine, some margin wear, must be handled with care.

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1929 Herbert Hoover Inaugural photo...

Item #682829

March 03, 1929

PICTURE SECTION only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, March 3, 1929

* President Herbert Clark Hoover

* Inauguration - inaugural photo

The front page has a nice color photo of Hoover with: "Herbert Clark Hoover; Thirty-first President of the United States" (see) Great for display. A few other related photos inside.

Complete with 20 pages, rag edition in good condition.... See More  

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Notable pair of issues on the Maryland "Jew Bill" including its passage...

Item #682691

March 05, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 29, 1819 and March 5, 1825

* Maryland Jew Bill w/ passage

* Jewish religion rights

* Jews to hold public office (MD)

A fine pair of issues on the passage of the Maryland "Jew Bill".

May 29, 1819 issue: Certainly the best content is full text of the speech presented by of H.M. Brackenridge in the Maryland House of Delegates when the Jew ... See More  

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A review of Beethoven's new work, & critical of the waltz...

Item #680812
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1813  Under: "Review of New Musical Publications" is: "Twelve Waltzes, for the Pianoforte, composed by L. Van Beethoven." The review includes: "...While we are recommending these pleasing compositions to our musical readers, let no one suppose that our commendation extends to the disgusting practice of waltzing, a prac... See More  

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Barack Obama becomes America's first African-American president...

Item #680272

November 05, 2008

(2) NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 5, 2008 and Jan. 21, 2009  A great pair of issues reporting both the election and inauguration of the first African-American president to occupy the White House.

The banner headline of the 5th is a simple: "OBAMA" beneath which is: "Racial Barrier Falls In Decisive Victory". The banner headline of the 21st announces: "OBAMA TAKES OATH, A... See More  

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Inauguration of Lyndon B. Johnson...

Item #680039

January 21, 1965

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1965 

* Lyndon B. Johnson inauguration

The best title to be had for any presidential election or inauguration would be the famous Washington Post. The front page has a nice two line banner headline: "Johnson Takes Oath & Vows Drive For Great Society, World Without Hate" and a color photo of Chief Justice Earl Warren ad
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First inauguration of George Washington...

Item #679892

July 16, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 16, 1789 

* President George Washington

* First inauguration (historic)

Certainly one of the more desirable events to have in a period newspaper is the first inauguration of George Washington. American issues with such content are virtually unobtainable today, and reports in any newspapers worldwide are extremely uncommon.

Here is a nice report of t... See More  

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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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Stephen Girard and Zachary Taylor...

Item #679527

March 10, 1849

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 10, 1849  The front page features a print of: "Stephen Girard" with a lengthy biographical sketch of him. Also a print of: "Girard College" with a related article as well.

Page 2 has a somewhat large print headed: "THE INAUGURATION" showing the ceremonies, and: "THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF PRESIDENT TAYLOR" follo... See More  

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Titanic sinking as reported in the London Times...

Item #679428

April 18, 1912

THE TIMES, London, April 18, 1912 

* Sinking of the RMS Titanic

* Partial list of passengers on Carpathia

* From the origin of the voyage (rare)

In typical "Times" fashion this is a very modest presentation on the sinking of the Titanic, yet terrific to have in this revered newspaper from England, the country from which the Titanic inaugurated its fateful voyage. The entire ... See More  

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1906 Pennsylvania State Capitol dedication...

Item #678821

October 04, 1906

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 4, 1906

* Pennsylvania State Capitol building

* Harrisburg PA dedication - inauguration

* President Theodore Roosevelt address

The top of the front page has two column heading that include: "Theme of President Roosevelt's Address at the Dedication of Pennsylvania New Capitol Building..." and more. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good c... See More  

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2nd inauguration of William McKinley...

Item #678334

March 04, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 4, 1901

* President William McKinley's 2nd inauguration

The top of the front page has a two column headline: "FOR THE SECOND TIME McKINLEY INAUGURATED" 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 from this era in paper.

Com... See More  

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The inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris...

Item #677180

January 21, 2021

NEW YORK POST, Jan. 21, 1921

* A day of "firsts"

* Joe Biden sworn in as oldest president to-date

* Kamala Harris 1st female, 1st black, 1st South-Asian Vice-President

* Doug Emhoff 1st "second Gentleman" and first Jewish-American married to a President or Vice-President

The entire front page and pages 3-13 tell of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President an... See More  

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

Item #677055

January 21, 1977

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

* Jimmy Carter's inauguration

* Best title to have

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

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Abraham Lincoln ventures towards Washington, D.C...

Item #676949

February 26, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 26, 1861 

* Abraham Lincoln prepares for inauguration

Among the front page heads are reports concerning the new administration of Abraham Lincoln and the coming Civil War: "Passage of the Bill to Discontinue the Postal Service in the Seceded States" "Movements of the President Elect" "Visit of Mr. Lincoln to the Capitol" "The Late... See More  

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Very 1st Indianapolis 500 race in 1911...

Item #676492

May 31, 1911

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 31, 1911

* Indianapolis 500 inaugural race (1st report)

* American racecar driver Ray Harroun wins

The front page has a one column heading: "SIX INJURED IN BOG AUTO RACE RECOVERING" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from th... See More  

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1909 William Howard Taft inauguration...

Item #676327

March 04, 1909

EVENING TRIBUNE, Extra!, San Diego, March 4, 1909

* President William Howard Taft

* Inauguration - inaugural address

* Early, same day reporting

The top of the front page has a four column headline: "TERRIFIC BLIZZARD MARS INAUGURATION" with subheads and a few related photos. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp"... See More  

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Broadside issue reports that Hayes is the winner...

Item #675837

March 02, 1877

THE MILTONIAN, Milton, Pennsylvania, March 2, 1877

* Rutherford B. Hayes elected president of U.S.

* Rare broadside publication - Samuel J. Tilden

 A great broadside (printed on one side only) "Supplement" issue with over half of the issue taken up with the Presidential election of 1876.

It was one of the most contentious presidential elections in history and gave rise to t... See More  

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Lincoln heads to Washington... Jefferson Davis' inaugural address...

Item #675346

February 19, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861 

* Jefferson Davis inaugural

* Confederate President

* Abraham Lincoln en route

Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany&... See More  

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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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President-Elect Lincoln enroute... Departs from Springfield...

Item #674336

February 12, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1861

* Abraham Lincoln leaves Springfield, Illinois

* Starts his journey for Washington D.C.

The front page has the following one column headlines: "THE INCOMING ADMINISTRATION" "Mr. Lincoln's Departure From Springfield" "Parting Address To His Fellow-Townsmen" "THE NATIONAL TROUBLES" "Important Speech by the Pres... See More  

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Inaugural address of President Buchanan...

Item #674041

March 10, 1857

THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, March 10, 1857 

* President James Buchanan

* Inauguration - inaugural address

Over one-third of page 2 is taken up with the: "INAUGURAL MESSAGE" of the president, signed in type by him: James Buchanan. Also on pg. 2 is an editorial on: "The Inaugural", and then a report headed: "The New Cabinet".

Four pages, a few minor margi... See More  

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"Democratic Platform Made Easy" - showing blacks among various vignettes...

Item #673618

November 06, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869 

* The Democratic Party platform

* Democrats are racists - anti-black

* 19th century illustration - print

The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of th... See More  

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Inauguration & inaugural address of Andrew Jackson...

Item #673065

March 07, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 7, 1829 

* President Andrew Jackson

* Inauguration - inaugural address

An inside page has a nice article headed: "The Inauguration" which begins with details of the proceedings including: "...in the presence of an immense concourse of spectators, filling the portico, the steps...the president of the United States delivered his... See More  

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"Our Army and Navy in the Philippines"... Golf centerfold by A. B. Frost...

Item #672578

September 17, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 17, 1898  Full front page illus. of "Our Army and Navy in the Philippines" showing Admiral Dewey & General Merritt on the flagship 'Olympia'.

Inside has two full pages of illus. of "Scenes at Camp Wikoff." Full pg. illus. of "On a Homeward-Bound Transport from Cuba."

Doublepage centerfold of "I've Played... See More  

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The capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #671040

May 20, 1865

ARMY NAVY JOURNAL, New York, May 20, 1865 

* Capture of Jefferson Davis

The front page has an article headed "The Military Situation" and beginning: "The pursuit & capture of Jeff. Davis, the surrender of Taylor, and the concentration of the National Armies around Washington, are...the three principal military events worthy of consideration...".

Within is anothe... See More  

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Teddy Roosevelt's 1905 inauguration...

Item #670615

March 04, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, March 4, 1905 

* Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

* 2nd Presidential Inauguration

The front page has a nice headline on the inauguration of Theodore Roosevelt: "INAUGURATION CEREMONIES ARE GRAND AND IMPRESSIVE" with subheads: "Washington Never Before Saw Such Crowds---City Is a Blaze of Splendor---West and Middle West Repre... See More  

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Seabiscuit wins Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes...

Item #669926

July 17, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1938

* Seabiscuit wins Hollywood Gold Cup

* Santa Anita Stakes - Arcadia, California

* Thoroughbred racehorse racing

The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "SEABISCUIT TAKES $50,000 ADDED TEST" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes in ... See More  

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"Our Army and Navy in the Philippines"...

Item #669870

September 17, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 17, 1898  Full front page illus. of "Our Army and Navy in the Philippines" showing Admiral Dewey & General Merritt on the flagship 'Olympia'.

Inside has two full pages of illus. of "Scenes at Camp Wikoff." Full pg. illus. of "On a Homeward-Bound Transport from Cuba."

Doublepage centerfold of "I've Played... See More  

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Ben Franklin's statue in Boston is erected...

Item #669598

October 26, 1856

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Oct. 25, 1856 

* Statue of Benjamin Franklin (statue)

The front page has a nice print of: "Statue of Dr. Franklin, Just Erected in Boston, U.S." A related article is on page 2: "Inauguration of the Statue of Dr. Franklin at Boston, U.S." which has much detail on it.

This quite famous statue still stands in Boston, although remov... See More  

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

Item #668923

January 20, 1981

AMERICUS TIMES-RECORDER, Georgia, January 20, 1981 

* Ronald Reagan inauguration

* Iran hostage crisis ends

Nice headlines on the front page announces: "Carter Efforts Bring Freedom to U.S. Hostages" & "Reagan Becomes 40th President" with a few related subheads and photo. (see)

First section only with all 8 pages, nice condition.

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An advertisement concerning the "President's Household"...

Item #668786

May 19, 1789

THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 19, 1789

* President George Washington

* Steward for his house advertisement

Being from the nation's capital at the time, and from the very beginning of the new federal government (Washington was inaugurated April 30) it is not surprising this newspaper would have an ad on page 3 headed: "The President's Household" reading: "Whereas... See More  

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Congratulations to Jefferson, with his replies...

Item #667345

May 14, 1801

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, May 14, 1801  The ftpg. has a letter from the people of Columbia, S.C., offering their kind words to Thomas Jefferson with his recent inauguration as President. This is followed by: "The President's Reply" signed in type: Thomas Jefferson.

Page 3 has a similar letter from the people of Suffield, Ct., with: "The President's Reply" signed... See More  

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Cooper's "Tom Thumb", first locomotive built in America...

Item #667246

September 04, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 4, 1830 

* Peter Cooper's Tom Thumb

* 1st American steam locomotive

The front page has a report of the inauguration of the first railroad locomotive built in America.

Headed: "Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road" the report begins by reporting the completion of the past piece of the 13 mile railroad line to Ellicott's Mills &... See More  

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Plans for Buchanan's inauguration...

Item #666653

February 04, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 4, 1857  Page 3 has much detail on planks for the inaugural ceremonies of James Buchanan, who would be inaugurated on March 4.

The report is headed: "the Inaugurations of the President Elect" and the details take over a full column.

Four pages, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Detailed plans for Harrison's inaugural...

Item #666634

March 03, 1841

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 3, 1841 

* President William Henry Harrison

* Eve of his inauguration - inaugural

* From the city where it happened - rare

A terrific newspaper for the content found on page 3, which has considerable detail on the plans for the inauguration of William Henry Harrison which happened on the following day.

The first 1 1/2 columns ar... See More  

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Jeff Davis' inaugural address: in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #666370

February 25, 1862

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1862 

* Jefferson Davis inaugural address

* Rare Confederate publication

A rather rare title and great that it has the word “Southern”.

Certainly the most notable content begins page 2 being: "President Jefferson Davis's Inaugural address, delivered in Richmond, February 22, 1862" which takes ove... See More  

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Terrific display issue on Lincoln's assassination...

Item #666285

April 16, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* John Wilkes Booth- Ford's Theatre

This date was a Sunday, and only rarely were Sunday newspapers bound into volumes held by libraries. As such, this date is arguably more scarce than the issue of April 15.

And when it comes to graphic appeal, I would suggest that this edition of the 16th surpasses that of the... See More  

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Iran hostages free, President is inaugurated...

Item #666211

January 20, 1981

THE CINCINNATI POST, Ohio, Jan. 20, 1981 

* Ronald Reagan inauguration

* Iran hostage crisis ends

Boldly printed at the top of the front page is: "HOSTAGES FREED", the event which took precedence over the inauguration of the President, noted in smaller type further down the front page: "Reagan Becomes 40th President" with a large photo of him.

The complete first se... See More  

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Lincoln's second inauguration...

Item #665344

March 06, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 6, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln 2nd inauguration

* Closing weeks of the Civil War

* Assassination nears

Page 4 headlines at the top of last column about the second inauguration of Abraham Lincoln include: "INAUGURATION" "Our Report of the Second Installation of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States" "Scenes at the White House in t... See More  

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Harrison's campaign newspaper...

Item #664492

July 31, 1841

THE LOG CABIN, New York, July 31, 1841 

* William Henry Harrison

* Rare campaign title by Greeley

The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one.

As would be expected, a wealth of political reporting but other news of the day as wel... See More  

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Same day report of Kennedy's inauguration in a Washington, D. C. newspaper...

Item #664069

January 20, 1961

THE WASHINGTON DAILY NEWS, Washington, D.C., January 20, 1961 

* John F. Kennedy inauguration (JFK)

* w/ famous quote cited

* Best title to be had ? (rare)

Great to have this newspaper from the nation's capital with this banner headline: "JFK PROCLAIMS NEW 'QUEST FOR PEACE' " with a large photo of John F. Kennedy and President Eisenhower.

Not surprisingly being ... See More  

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Lincoln accepts the nomination for the Presidential election...

Item #663371

June 29, 1864


* Abraham Lincoln nomination

* American Civil War reporting

Page 4 has an historic report headed "The Presidential Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance" with the text taking over a full column and signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general electio... See More  

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1933 Bank Holiday Ordered...

Item #662554

March 08, 1933

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, March 8, 1933.

* United States Bank Holiday

* The Great Depression

* Franklin D. Roosevelt

The front page has a nice banner headline: "FORM BANK ASSOCIATION" with subheads. (see) Also a one column heading: "RESERVE BANKS TOD THEY MAY GIVE CURRENCY" with subheads.

This action would have the desired effect of stopping the panic run ... See More  

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Civil War map... Jeff Davis' inaugural address...

Item #661534

February 28, 1862


 * Jefferson Davis inauguration

* President of the Confederacy

* Map inside Florida

There is a wealth of Civil War reporting on the front page including column heads: "The Burnside Expedition" "Condition of the Rebel Guns" "A Visit to Nag's Head" "The War in the South-West" "Nashvi... See More  

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The 1st African-American slave to formally practice medicine...

Item #660785
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), January, 1789 

* James Derham, esteemed and promoted by Dr. Benjamin Rush - 1st African American (and slave) to officially practice medicine

* Thomas Fuller - an uneducated slave with incredible mathematical ability

* Reflections upon Lexington & Concord

The most noteworthy article begins on page 61 under the heading, "At a meeting of the ... See More  

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Charles Lindbergh daily airmail service begins from Mexico....

Item #659026

March 10, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1929

* Aviator Charles Lindbergh inaugurates

* 1st daily airmail service from Mexico to U.S.

The front page has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH AT BORDER WITH MEXICAN MAIL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on aviator Charles Lindbergh making the very 1st daily airmail flight from Mexico to the United States. (Mexico City to Brownsville, Tex... See More  

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1940 "Gone With the Wind" academy awards...

Item #658562

March 01, 1940


* "Gone with the Wind" movie

* 1940 Academy Awards (1st report)

* Vivien Leigh wins w/ photo

The front page has a one column heading: "Film Prizes Go to Robt. Donat and Miss Leigh" (see) Photo of Vivien Leigh is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete with ... See More  

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Rare Lincoln's assassination report, in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #658471

April 15, 1865

EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic 1st report)

* It is BEST to have reports from the city where it occurred

Terrific to have this first report of Lincoln's assassination in a newspaper from the city where it happened. This is the first of this issue we have offered.

The top of the front page has a column with heads: "ASSA... See More  

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