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701537

Wright Brothers Monument 1932 dedication...

Item #701537

November 20, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 20, 1932



* Wright Brothers Monument dedication

* Kitty Hawk, North Carolina National Memorial

* Big Kill Devil Hill - Orville Wright present




The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "SHAFT TO WRIGHTS DEDICATED IN STORM" with subheads. (see images)

Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, otherwise in great condit... See More  

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701369

Jim Valvano succumbs to cancer in 1993...

Item #701369

April 29, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 29, 1993



* Jim Valvano death (1st report)

* North Carolina NC State Wolfpack

* Jimmy V - NCAA basketball coach

* 1983 National champions vs. Houston




The front page of the sport's section has a headline: "Valvano dies After Cancer Fight" with subhead and photo. (see images)

Complete 1st and sport's sections only with a total of 44 pages, very nic... See More  

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700279

Yom Kippur War in 1973...

Item #700279

October 12, 1973

THE NEW AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, Oct. 12, 1973



* Yom Kippur War - Syrian border

* Israel vs. Egypt - Syria & more

* Arab-Israeli conflict - Arab States 




The front page has a four column headline: "Israelis Cross Syrian Border" with related map. (see images)

Complete with 40 pages, four binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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700159

Death of Jenny Lind... The 'fighting Indians'...

Item #700159

November 10, 1887

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Nov. 10, 1887



* Jenny Lind death

* Swedish Nightingale

* Opera singer




The top of the front page has: "The Death of Jenny Lind" "A Brief Life Sketch of the World-Famed Songstress" which includes an illustration of her.

Also on the ftpg: "THE FIGHTING INDIANS" "A Brief Skirmish And A Dead Sword-Bearer" "The... See More  

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700109

1872 Lexington, North Carolina hanging...

Item #700109

December 14, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 14, 1872



* Lexington, North Carolina

* African American execution

* Davidson County hanging




The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "THE EXTREME PENALTY" with subheads. (see images) A detailed report here.

Complete with all 12 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice.... See More  

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700084

The Lowry War in North Carolina...

Item #700084

December 28, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 28, 1872 



* Andrew Strong killed

* Lowry's War - gang

* Pembroke, North Carolina

* Scuffletown




Page three has an article on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina.

The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American... See More  

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700018

Ben Franklin on the proposed Constitution...

Item #700018
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Feb., 1789 



* Benjamin Franklin responds

* United States Constitution




Pages 1, 2 and a bit of page 3 are taken up with a fascinating: "...address to the inhabitants of the United States of America, by the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin, on the disaffection that has prevailed towards the new system of government introduced in that country..."... See More  

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699843

Bataan Death March in 1942... WWII...

Item #699843

January 28, 1944

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, January 28, 1944



* Bataan Death March (1st report)

* Imperial Japanese Army atrocities

* Made public for the first time




A terrific issue on the Bataan Death March with a seven column headline on the front page: "Army And Navy Release Horror Story Of Jap Brutality To Gallant Defenders On Bataan" with subheads. (see images) First report cov... See More  

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699703

Yom Kippur War in 1973...

Item #699703

October 17, 1973

THE NEW AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, Oct. 17, 1973



* Yom Kippur War - Suez Canal crossed

* Israel vs. Egypt - Syria & more

* Arab-Israeli conflict - Arab States 

* Sinai Peninsula - Golan Heights

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica




The front page has a threecolumn headline: "Israeli Unit Raids Sites In Egypt" and more. (see images)

Complete with 40 pages, four bindin... See More  

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699698

Yom Kippur War begins in 1973...

Item #699698

October 08, 1973

THE NEW AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, Oct. 8, 1973



* Yom Kippur War beginning

* Valley  (Vale) of Tears battle

* Israel vs. Egypt - Syria & more

* Arab-Israeli conflict - Arab States 

* Sinai Peninsula - Golan Heights

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica




The front page has a five column headline: "Egyptians Trapped, In Sinai, Israel Says" with subheads and related... See More  

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699697

Yom Kippur War begins in 1973...

Item #699697

October 07, 1973

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, Oct. 7, 1973



* Yom Kippur War begins (day one)

* Israel vs. Egypt - Syria & more

* Arab-Israeli conflict - Arab States 

* Sinai Peninsula - Golan Heights

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica




The front page has a nice banner headline: "Egyptians Storm Suez Canal; Israelis Battle Syrian Forces" with subheads and related map. (see ima... See More  

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699399

Edgar Allan Poe monument dedication...

Item #699399

November 18, 1875

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, November 18, 1875



* Poet Edgar Allan Poe

* Memorial grave unveiling

* Baltimore, Maryland dedication

* Uncommon Southern publication




The first column of the front page under: "Maryland" with a Baltimore dateline has a brief report that begins with: "The monument of Edgar A. Poe was unveiled..." (see image)

Complete with 4... See More  

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698683

Death of Pablo Picasso... modern art...

Item #698683

April 09, 1973

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, April 9, 1973



* Pablo Picasso death (1st report)

* Famed Spanish painter




The front page has a heading: "Picasso lies in lonely state" More on page 2 with an example of his work. A lengthier report on page 5 with four more examples of his work and small photo of himself. First report on the death of famous Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker and... See More  

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697958

The Lowry War in North Carolina...

Item #697958

May 07, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 7, 1872 



* Francis M. Wishart burial

* Lowry's War - gang

* Pembroke, North Carolina

* Scuffletown




Page three has an article on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina.

The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of Ameri... See More  

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697888

Much on events in the South: General Greene & others...

Item #697888

March 13, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 13, 1781  Most of the front page is taken up with reports concerning the: "Account of the Examination& Commitment of John Trumbull, for High Treason", some of the "rebel governor" of Connecticut who was accused of being a spy and who spent 7 months in a London prison.

Page 2 has a great wealth of cont... See More  

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697641

Rare Confederate title...

Item #697641

June 19, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, June 19, 1863 

 The front page contains a first-column report headed: "Dismissal of the British Consul at Richmond" which concerns President Jefferson Davis revoking George Moore's duties as an agent for the Confederacy in England.

This is followed by a related document headed: "Letters Patent -- Revoking Exequator of George... See More  

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697378

Fall of Plymouth, North Carolina...

Item #697378

November 04, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 4, 1864



* Capture of Plymouth, North Carolina

* From the origin of the Confederacy




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Petersburg" "Secret Sessions" "From Our Army In Tennessee" "From Sherman's Army--Sherman's Position" "From the Northern Papers" "Letter from North Geo... See More  

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697226

Jeff Davis' address, and much more...

Item #697226

January 23, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 23, 1863  This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

The front page includes some items relating to the Civil War in... See More  

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697082

History making 3rd term of the presidency.....

Item #697082

January 21, 1941

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, January 21, 1941



* Franklin D. Roosevelt

* 3rd FDR inauguration

* First time for 3rd term




The front page has a nice banner headline: "F. R. TAKES OATH, ASSERTS DEMOCRACY NOT DYING" with subheads and related photo. (see images) Nice for display.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a light pinkish stain from a... See More  

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696922

On the Battle of Guilford Court House...

Item #696922

April 24, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 24, 1781  



* Battle of Guilford Courthouse

* Greensboro, North Carolina

* General Charles Cornwallis loss




Page 2 has some nice war content. The 2nd column begins with: "By accounts from General Greene's army as late as the 24th ultimo, we learn that Lord Cornwallis is retreating towards Cross Creek and that o... See More  

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696915

Confederate from Winston, North Carolina...

Item #696915

January 24, 1862

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Jan. 24, 1862



* Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War



 This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

Among the ... See More  

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696733

1929 California v. Stanford football... newspaper coverage, game & train ticket...

Item #696733

November 24, 1929

THE SUNDAY STAR-NEWS, Wilmington, North Carolina, Nov. 24, 1929 (with accompanying game & train tickets with itinerary) 



* California Golden Bears vs. Stanford Cardinals

* NCAA college football
- Notre Dame Fighting Irish 



This combination of California vs. Stanford game coverage along with the train and game ticket makes this moment in history come to life in a vibrant and co... See More  

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695905

Corrigan’s “mistake” flight from New York to Ireland earns him the moniker ‘Wrongway Corrigan’…

Item #695905

July 21, 1938

GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 21 and 25, 1938 



* Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight

* New York to Ireland - Unintentional ?




A pair of issues on the intriguing flight of aviator Douglas Corrigan, with the ftpg. of July 21 noting: “Corrigan Flight Over The Atlantic Amazes Experts” and subhead: “Antique Plane, Bound Together With Baled-Hay Wire... See More  

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695809

Latest news from the Revolutionary War in a very rare newspaper...

Item #695809

May 07, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, May 7, 1779 



* Very rare American Revolutionary War publication



A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 8.

Inside has a report from Charleston beginning: "Five deserters who came last week to Purysbu... See More  

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694696

U.S. breaks relations with Germany in 1917...

Item #694696

March 04, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, March 4, 1917



* United States close to World War I

* President Woodrow Wilson




The front page has a nice banner headline: "PRESIDENT HUMILIATED; Regardless Of America's Position Before The World, Small Group Is Flouting The President's Appeal" with various subheads and related illustration. (see) Coverage on the official break of diplo... See More  

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694431

Uncommon Confederate title with 'Lincoln's Letter at the North'...

Item #694431

September 24, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, September 24, 1863 



* Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War



This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

The f... See More  

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694399

A lengthy message from Jefferson Davis to his Congress...

Item #694399

May 03, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 3, 1864  



* Capital of the Confederacy

* President Jefferson Davis




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The War In North Carolina--Evacuation of Washington by the Yankees" "The Victory of Plymouth" "The Yankees in the Rappahannock" & more.

The back page is dominated by the: "President's Me... See More  

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694110

Nice account of the Battle of Fredericksburg...

Item #694110

December 16, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 16, 1862  



* Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia

* Confederate victory from rebel capital




Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy.

This issue has some very nice reporting on the events of the Battle of Fredericksburg, considered the most one-sided battle of the entire Civil War, eventually failing for th... See More  

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694099

Confederate New Orleans... This is war, but not a "civil" war...

Item #694099

April 25, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, April 25, 1861  



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South

* Civil War beginning




Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it su... See More  

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693892

Pan Am Flight 214 disaster... Frank Sinatra Jr. kidnapped...

Item #693892

December 09, 1963

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 9, 1963 



* Pan Am Flight 214 - Elkton MD

* Boeing 707-121 airplane disaster




The top of the front page has a banner headline: "82 Killed in Crash of Pam Am Jet" (see) Nice for display.

Incomplete issue containing 18 of the 26 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine,  nice condition.



wikipedia notes: P... See More  

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693868

Concerning the death & funeral of Stonewall Jackson...

Item #693868

May 19, 1863

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, May 19, 1863  Page 2 has many smaller heads including: "Reporters Defeat of Gen. Banks--Losses of the North Carolina Brigade at Chancellorsville...Spoils Captured From Hooker's Army--The Spirit of the Rebel Soldiers--Eulogy on Stonewall Jackson--The Arrangements for his Funeral".

Many other Civil War reports scattered throughout the issue.

Eight p... See More  

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693014

The Lowry Gang...

Item #693014

May 04, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1874  



* Lowry War



The bottom of page 2 has: "The Lower Gang" with the report noting in part: "...gives the following account of the murderous doings of another of the Lower gang: 'Bryan Oxendine shot his wife...under the following circumstances:..." with much more.

The Lowry War was a conflict in Robeson County, North Carolina, from 1864 ... See More  

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692844

Nevada divorce becomes legal for all...

Item #692844

December 22, 1942

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Dec. 22, 1942 



* Nevada divorce becomes legal (1st report)

* Williams v. North Carolina decision

* United States Supreme Court




 Page 3 has a one column heading: "High Court Legalizes reno Decree" with subhead. First report coverage on the decision of Williams v. North Carolina divorce case that made it legal to divorce in the state of Nevada from... See More  

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692697

President Andrew Johnson is acquitted in his impeachment trial...

Item #692697

May 29, 1868

WILMINGTON JOURNAL, North Carolina, May 29, 1868  The notable report is on page 3 under "Latest News By Telegraph" with column heads: "Impeachment" "The President Acquitted" with a dateline from Washington.

Other articles within: "The Government to be Subverted" "The South & The Democratic Party" "The Freedmen" "The Impeach... See More  

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692521

War is on the horizon... Election results by Pony Express...

Item #692521

December 20, 1860

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 20, 1860  Considerable reporting on national events that would soon lead to the Civil War.

Inside page reports include one beginning: "The Pony Express passed Fort Kearney early on Tuesday...with later California news. The official result of the Presidential election had been declared as follows: Lincoln, 38,721; Douglas, 37,964, Breckinridge, 33,971..." with... See More  

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692180

Great diary of an emigrant crossing the "great desert"...

Item #692180

August 03, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, August 3, 1850  Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.

The most interesting article is a nearly full column letter headed: "An Overland Journey to California" with a preface: "...diary of an emigrant to California. We copy the following passages from it of the journey across the great desert. ... See More  

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692177

On vegetarians... Fugitive Slave... Traveling to California...

Item #692177

July 06, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, July 6, 1850  Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.

This issue is chock full of interesting articles, a few on the front page including: "Effects of a Vegetable Diet" which is a curious item with refutations from "...a beef-eating German..."; "Milwaukie" [Milwaukee] which conce... See More  

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691791

Wilmington, North Carolina...

Item #691791

January 07, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 7, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Sherman's Army" "From Virginia--The Expedition Against Wilmington--Why It Failed" "Proposed Relief for the Savannah Sufferers" "Death of Soldiers in the Hospitals in & About New York" and much more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed (desired), ... See More  

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691631

Italy invades Greece in 1940...

Item #691631

October 28, 1940

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, October 28, 1940



* Battle of Greece begins

* Italy invasion of Greece

* Greco-Italian War




The front page has a nice banner headline: "Italy and Greece Are At War with subheads. Nice for display.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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691615

FDR wins a historic 3rd term as president...

Item #691615

November 04, 1940

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 4, 1940



* President Franklin D. Roosevelt

* Historic 3rd term election win




The front page has a nice banner headline: "SEE F. D. R. LANDSLIDE" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally good. ... See More  

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691351

Eisnehower's "Crusade of Freedom"... Man convicted of "leering"...

Item #691351

November 12, 1952

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1952



* Convicted of "Leering" from a distance

* Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina

* President Eisenhower's "Crusade of Freedom" speech




The front page has: "Negro in North Carolina Convicted Of Assault by 'Leer' at White Girl", which continues on page 21. It tells of sharecropper Mack Ingram's conviction of... See More  

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691331

Wright Brother 1st flight... 25th anniversary...

Item #691331

December 17, 1928

THE DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 17, 1928



* Orville Wright Brothers

* First airplane flight success

* Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

* 25th anniversary celebration




The front page has a one column heading: "FIRST FLIGHT 25 YEARS AGO" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 48 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, more so along the spine, generally good.... See More  

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691227

Black Americana - black voters, candidates, jurors, and more...

Item #691227

August 30, 1867

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1867  The front page has: "NORTH CAROLINA - COLORED JURORS ALLOWED", "Abortion Case... A Woman Left To Die In The Streets", "The Indian War", "Delaware - A Colored Man Murdered", and more. Also present is a brief account of newly register voters in South Carolina, which includes the mention of blacks.

Page 5 has: "GEORGI... See More  

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691156

From the closing weeks of the Civil War...

Item #691156

March 08, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1865  



* Abraham Lincoln's inaugural ball

* Civil War nearing the end

* Sherman's Southern march




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE CAROLINAS" "More Rumors About Sherman" "The Whereabouts of His Army Still Involved in Mystery" "His Advance said to have Entered North Carolina Two Weeks Ago&quo... See More  

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691025

Tripartite Pact.... Axis powers unite...

Item #691025

September 30, 1940

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, September 30, 1940



* 1940 Tripartite Pact

* Germany - Japan - Italy

* Axis powers officially unite




The front page has a banner headline: "Japan Signs Pact With Axis" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Tripartite Pact which was signed in Berlin by the representatives of Germany (Nazis), Japan and Italy.

Complete in 8 pages, l... See More  

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691024

First World War II draft lottery in 1940....

Item #691024

October 17, 1940

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, October 17, 1940



* 1st lottery for U.S. WWII draftees

* World War II draft begins (1st report)



The front page has a banner headline: "Mighty Army Is Registered" with subheads.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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690767

A statue of Lincoln... Lincoln's death predicted...

Item #690767

May 18, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 18, 1865 



* Post Abraham Lincoln assassination



Page 2 includes: "The Proposed Statue to Abraham Lincoln" "A Speaking Evidence of Jeff. Davis's Barbarity" "From North Carolina - The Amnesty Proclamation" "President Lincoln's Death Predicted by a Boston Astrologer".

Four pages, small folio size, gre... See More  

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690754

Reconstruction in Georgia & Texas...

Item #690754

June 19, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 19, 1865 The front page has some nice one column heads on the closing moments of the Civil War and reconstruction efforts, including: "RECONSTRUCTION" "Proclamations By The President" being two of them, each signed in type: Andrew Johnson; "Appointment of Provisional Governors in Georgia & Texas" "Regulations the Same as for North Carol... See More  

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690649

Fourteenth Amendment ratified by North Carolina...

Item #690649

July 12, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1868 



* 14th Amendment ratified by North Carolina

* President Andrew Johnson signs




The front page has: "PROCLAMATION" with the subheading: "The President Declares the Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment by North Carolina", signed in type by the President: Andrew Johnson.

This was one of the Reconstruction amendments which guaranteed ci... See More  

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690287

Yankees capture Columbia, South Carolina...

Item #690287

February 19, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1865 



* Columbia SC - South Carolina Map

* Robert E. Lee correspondence

* Rare Confederate flag illustration




The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "SHERMAN IN THE HEART OF SOUTH CAROLINA. Occupation of Columbia, the State Capital---Probable Evacuation of Charleston."

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civ... See More  

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