686024

Michael Jordan signed by the 1984 Bulls...

Item #686024

September 13, 1984

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 13, 1984



* Michael Jordan's initial contract signing

* Chicago Bulls professional basketball

* One of the biggest dynasties in sports is born




The top of page 8 of the sport's section has a three column heading: "Michael Jordan Signed by the Bulls" (see)

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686023

Jewish Palestine Pavilion cornerstone laid....

Item #686023

May 20, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1938



* Jewish Palestine Pavilion cornerstone

* New York World's Fair




The top of the back page has a three column illustration headed: "The Palestine Pavilion To Rise At the World's Fair". Also a one column heading: "HALL OF PALESTINE DEDICATED AT FAIR" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the cornerstone being laid for the Jew... See More  

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686022

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

Item #686022

September 19, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 19, 1990



* Best "Goddfellas" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Martin Scorsese - crime - mobsters - mafia




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Goodfellas" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood ... See More  

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686020

King Camp Gillette death... safety razor fame...

Item #686020

July 11, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1932



* King Camp Gillette death

* Best selling safety razor inventor

* Freebie marketing pioneer




Page 13 has a one column heading: "K. C. GILLETTE DEAD; MADE SAFETY RAZOR" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of King Camp Gillette, inventor of the best selling version of the safety razor. I suspect this is one of the few p... See More  

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686019

Bill Clinton gives North Korea nukes in 1994

Item #686019

October 19, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 19, 1994 The top of page 10 has a report from Washington with headline: "Clinton OKs Deal to Stop N. Korea's Nuclear Program" with subhead. (see) Text includes: "will make the United States, the Corean Peninsula and the World safer" This was the speech given by President Bill Clinton which paved the way for North Corea to obtain nuclear weapons.

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686018

Crime boss Paul Castellano assassination...

Item #686018

December 17, 1985

USA TODAY, Dec. 17, 1985



* Paul Castellano assassination

* American crime boss - "Big Paulie"

* Head of the Gambino crime family




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "USA's top mobster slain" His murder was ordered by John Gotti, who took over as boss.

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686016

Professor Reuss invented the telephone?

Item #686016

March 04, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 4, 1876  



* Johann Philipp Reis

* German scientist & inventor

* Make-and-break telephone




The ftpg. shows: "An Australian Man-Of-War" with a related article. Inside print: "Professor Reuss' Telephone" with article; "the Invention of  the Telephone" , a crane mounted on a railroad car, and various other... See More  

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686015

Wright Brothers flyer.....

Item #686015

December 18, 1948

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 18, 1948



* Wright Brothers 'Flyer'

* Smithsonian Institute induction




The top of page 4 has a four column heading: "Wright Brothers Hailed by U.S. for First Flight" with lead-in: "NATION PAYS BELATED TRIBUTE". Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage on the Smithsonian accepting the Wright Brothers famous airplane i... See More  

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686013

Flint sit-down strike begins... GM...

Item #686013

December 31, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1936



* Flint, Michigan sit-down strike begins

* United Automobile Workers (UAW) to Labor Union

* GM General Motors




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'SIT DOWNS' CLOSE FOUR BIG PLANTS OF GENERAL MOTORS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the initial beginning of the strike. Always nice to have notable events in... See More  

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686011

Mather, Pennsylvania coal mine disaster...

Item #686011

May 20, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1928



* Mather, Greene County, Pennsylvania

* Coal mine explosion disaster



Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "155 to 250 Men Trapped in Burning Mine; 20 Bodies Found in Shaft at Mather, Pa." First report coverage on the coal mine 'firedamp' explosion that killed 195 men at Mather, Pennsylvania.

Complete 1st se... See More  

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686010

Jackie Robinson receives hate mail....

Item #686010

May 10, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1947



* Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers

* 1st Negro MLB baseball player




The sport's section (page 16) has one column headings: "ROBINSON REVEALS WRITTEN THREATS" Dodgers' Negro Star Told in Anonymous Letters to 'Get Out of Baseball'" See images for text here. This event was mentioned in the blockbuster movie "42". Always... See More  

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686009

Adolph Hitlet Reichstag speech re. Austria photos...

Item #686009

March 06, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, March 6, 1938



* Adolph Hitler's speech to Reichstag

* re. Czechoslovakia & Austria Germans




The front page of this rotogravure section has few related photos regarding Adolph Hitler's speech to the Reichstag about Anchluss. (see)

Four pages, rag edition, some spine wear, generally nice.... See More  

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685985

1928 Witch Doctors... Voodooism...

Item #685985

December 23, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, December 23, 1928



* Witchcraft Doctors

* Black Magic

* Voodooism w/ prints




The top of page 6 has a three column heading: "WITCH DOCTORS STILL PREY ON SUPERSTITIOUS" with subhead and 2 related illustrations. (see)

Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 10 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.... See More  

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685983

Jack Johnson's New York City welcome...

Item #685983

July 10, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 10, 1910



* Post Jack Johnson vs. James J. Jeffries

* re. Heavyweight boxing championship bout

* Boxing's first "Fight of the Century"




The front page has a one column heading: "THOUSANDS OF BLACKS GREET JOHNSON IN NEW YORK" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. ... See More  

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685981

William Cobbett's famous newspaper...

Item #685981

June 27, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 27, 1797 



* Rare 18th century American publication

* 3 runaway slave advertisements




This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political o... See More  

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685979

1951 The Day The Earth Stood Still...

Item #685979

September 21, 1951

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 21, 1951



* The Day the Earth Stood Still

* American Science fiction - sci-fi film

* Opening weekend movie advertisement

* British actor Michael Rennie as Klaatu




Page 7 of this section has a 3 1/2 x 2 inch advertisement for the opening weekend (Friday) for the film "The Day The Earth Stood Still" which has it's opening 2 days earlier on a Wednesday i... See More  

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685977

Aviator Howard Hughes airplane flight record..

Item #685977

January 15, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 15, 1936



* Aviator Howard Hughes 

* Transcontinental airplane speed flight record

* Goodwin, Arkansas airplane crash disaster



The top of page 21 has a two column heading: "10-Hour Travel From Coast Seen By Hughes After Record Flight" with subhead and photo. (see)

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685976

Abraham Lincoln's election address found...

Item #685976

February 12, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1936



* Abraham Lincoln original manuscript found

* Speech from his re-election of 1864




Page 14 has a one column heading: "LOST MANUSCRIPT OF LINCOLN IS FOUND" with subhead and large photostat of the original manuscript of Lincoln's speech on November 10, 1864.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the... See More  

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685975

Detroit Lions win 1st NFL football championship...

Item #685975

December 15, 1935

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 15, 1935



* Detroit Lions NFL football championship game (1st time)

* vs. New York Giants (Day of) - Best title to be had ? (rare)




The top of the front page of the sport's section (page 21) has a six column headline: "Lions and Giants Primed for Title Struggle" with subheads and lineups. (see) Great to have in this Detroit publication, the city ... See More  

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685974

1874 Chang & Eng Bunker deaths...

Item #685974

February 13, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 13, 1874



* re. Chang and Eng Bunker deaths

* Famous Siamese twins




The top of page 7 has a one column headings that include: "THE SIAMESE TWINS" "Appearance of the Bodies After Embalmment" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, some damp staining, generally nice.

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685973

1938 Crystal Night (Kristallnacht)...

Item #685973

November 13, 1938

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, November 13, 1938.



* re.Crystal Night (Kristallnacht)

* Night of Broken Glass - Persecution of Jews




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Nazis Put $400,600,000 Fine on Jews For Murder of Diplomat" with subhead. Also a front page report on the attack of Cardinal Von Faulhaber. 

Complete 1st section only with 14 pages, a few archival... See More  

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685972

1959 Billie Holiday death...

Item #685972

July 18, 1959

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, July 18, 1959



* Billie Holiday death

* African American  singer

* Jazz and Swing music - "Lady Day"




The top of page 25 has a two column heading: "Billie Holiday Dies at 44; Bank Account Is 70 Cents" with small photo of Holiday. (see)

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685971

Martin Luther King, Jr. found guilty in 1956...

Item #685971

March 23, 1956

THE DETROIT NEWS, March 23, 1956 



* Martin Luther King Jr. found guilty

* Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott

* Pushed into the national spotlight

* From the city of his assassination




The Montgomery bus boycott was probably the first major political and social protest campaign against racial segregation in America, particularly in the South. Martin Luther King Jr. was only 26 years old a... See More  

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685970

1931 Albert A. Michelson death...

Item #685970

May 10, 1931

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 10, 1931



* Albert A. Michelson death (1st report)

* American physicist - 'speed of light' work




The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "DR. MICHELSON, SCIENTIST, DIES" with subhead. (see)

Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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685968

1930 Albert Einstein's theory of space...

Item #685968

June 07, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 7, 1930



* Professor Albert Einstein

* Theory of space as matter


 

Page 11 has a one column heading: "Prof. Einstein Has New Theory Regarding Space" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen ... See More  

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685966

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

Item #685966

August 06, 1999

CALENDAR SECTION (F) ONLY of the Los Angeles Times, August 6, 1999



* Best "Sixth Sense" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Supernatural horror-thriller - Bruce Willis




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Sixth Sense" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the enterta... See More  

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685965

Review & premiere of "Full Metal Jacket", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #685965

June 26, 1987

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 26, 1987



* Best "Full Metal Jacket" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Vietnam War - Stanley Kubrick




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Full Metal Jacket" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood are... See More  

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685964

The Great Depression in NYC...

Item #685964

December 20, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 11 only, December 20, 1936



* The Great Depression

* Several case examples

* Christmas time




The front page of this section has a banner headline: "AT CHRISTMAS, REMEMBER THE NEEDIEST" with related illustration. Lengthy text with many cases continues on page 2 with 2 more related prints. Nice for display.

Other topics throughout. Complete section 11 onl... See More  

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685963

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

Item #685963

December 19, 1986

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 19, 1986



* Best "Platoon" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Vietnam War - Oliver Stone




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Platoon" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime public... See More  

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685962

1942 Doolittle raid of Japan.... official report...

Item #685962

April 21, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1943



* The famous Doolittle raid of Japan official report

* U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers

* USS Hornet aircraft carrier




The front page has two column headings that read: "Hornet Was 'Shangri-la' For Doolittle Tokyo Raid" "War Department Reveals That All but One of 16 Bombers Crashed, but 64 of 80 Men Returned--8 Believed Cap... See More  

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685961

Dallas Texans win AFL football title...

Item #685961

December 24, 1962

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Dec. 24, 1962



* Dallas Texans win AFL football title

* Coach Hank Stram - Tommy Brooker FG




The top of page 12 has a four column heading: "Texans Capture AFL Title, 20-17, On Sudden-Death Win Over Oilers" with subhead and two related photos. First report coverage on the Dallas Texans winning the American Football League championship. They would move to Kansas... See More  

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685960

Great Dayton Flood of 1913... Ohio...

Item #685960

March 26, 1913

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 26, 1913



* Great Dayton Flood - Miami River - Ohio



The front page has a nice banner headline: "THOUSANDS MEET DEATH IN GREAT FLOODS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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.

Complete... See More  

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685957

Minneapolis General Strike of 1934...

Item #685957

July 21, 1934

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 21, 1934



* Minneapolis General Strike of 1934

* Trucking companies - teamsters

* "Bloody Friday" - police shoot picketers




The top of the front page has a five column headline: "68 Are Wounded in Minneapolis Riot; New Trouble Threatens Pacific Coast but San Francisco Business Is Normal" with subheads. (see)

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685956

Premiere of "Boogie Nights", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #685956

November 01, 1997

LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 1, 1997



* Best "Boogie Nights" film advertisement

* 2nd day of the original opening of this movie

* Mark Wahlberg - Burt Reynolds & more




A terrific issue on the 2nd day of the premiere of the motion picture hit "Boogie Nights" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment in... See More  

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685955

Malcolm X is buried...

Item #685955

February 28, 1965

DETROIT FREE PRESS, Feb. 28, 1965  



* Malcolm X funeral & burial

* Fiery Negro extremist




Near the bottom of the front page is a three column heading: "Threats Fail to Materialize As Followers Bury Malcolm" The top of page 2 has a four column heading: "Malcolm Buried, Rites Calm" with related photo. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 12 pages, light toning at... See More  

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685954

Flint, Michigan sit-down strike ends....

Item #685954

January 13, 1937

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Jan. 13, 1937



* Flint, Michigan sit-down strike ends

* United Automobile Workers (UAW) to Labor Union

* GM General Motors




The top of the front page has a four column headline : "1,200 Warrants Out for Strikers as Flint Grows Calm After Riot; Troops Stand By to Keep Peace" with subheads. (see) Great to have in a Detroit publication. Rare as such.

Complete ... See More  

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685953

End of U.S. prohibition nears in 1932...

Item #685953

August 12, 1932

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, August 12, 1932



* The United States prohibition to end ?

* President Herbert Hoover admits failure

* President nomination address




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "HOOVER URGES REFORM OF NATION'S DRY LAWS IN ACCEPTANCE SPEECH" with subheads. (see) Text of Hoover's acceptance address as well.

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685943

Vanderbilt Cup automobile race... Tazio Nuvolari...

Item #685943

October 13, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 13, 1936



* Vanderbilt Cup - automobile racing

* First major car race trophy in America

* Italian driver Tazio Nuvolari wins




The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "60,000 SEE ITALIAN DRIVER WIN ROAD RACE" with subheads and small photo of Nuvolari. (see) Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history re... See More  

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685942

Seabiscuit jockey George Woolf killed...

Item #685942

January 05, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 5, 1946



* Race horse jockey George Woolf killed

* Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit fame




The top of page 9 has a one column heading: "JOCKEY WOOLF, 36, DIES AFTER FALL" with subheads and photo of Woolf. (see)

Complete with all 26 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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685941

Charles F. Mattson Tacoma, Washington kidnapping...

Item #685941

December 28, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 28, 1936



* Charles F. Mattson boy kidnapping

* Tacoma, Washington wealthy family




The front page has a nice banner headline: "RICH TACOMA BOY KIDNAPPED" with subhead. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 26 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.... See More  

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685940

Clyde Barrow Gang Machine Gun Fight In 1933...

Item #685940

July 25, 1933

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 25, 1933.



* Dexter Park Shootout - Iowa

* Clyde Barrow Gang

* Machine Gun Battle

* Outlaws Bonnie & Clyde




Page 16 has a one column heading: "Plane Directs Iowa Hunt For Texas Outlaw". (see) First report coverage on the machine gun battle with police at their wooded hide-away at Dexter, Iowa in which Marvin Barrow and his wife, Blanche, w
... See More  

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685939

The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, printed in gold ink...

Item #685939

June 03, 1953

DAILY MAIL, London, June 3, 1953 



* Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

* Sir Edmund Percival Hillary

* Mount Everest summit reached (1st time)




This is: "The Golden Reprint" edition as all 12 pages are printed in gold ink.

Nice to have a report of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth in a London newspaper, with the banner headline: "LET US CHERISH OUR OWN WAY OF LIFE", ... See More  

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685937

1931 Chicago gangland war in full swing...

Item #685937

September 11, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 11, 1931



* Chicago gangland wars

* Al 'Scarface' Capone indictment ?

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The top of page 2 has a one column heading concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "U.S. Grand Jury Quits; Is Unable To Indict Capone" with subhead and a small photo of Judge Wilkerson. Ca... See More  

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685936

Columbus, Texas hanging tree Negro lynchings....

Item #685936

November 14, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1935



* Columbus, Texas "Hanging Tree"

* 2 Negroes lynched - lynching mob




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "TEXAS PROSECUTOR CONDONES LYNCHING" with subheads that include: "Calls Hanging of Two Negroes at Columbus 'Expression of People's Will'" and more. (see)

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

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685935

1856 Bleeding Kansas...

Item #685935

August 26, 1856

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Aug. 26, 1856



* Bleeding Kansas

* Missouri border invasion




The top of the front page has a one column heading : "The War In Kansas" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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685934

1945 USS Intrepid... Japanese kamikaze attacks....

Item #685934

July 30, 1945

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, July 30, 1945



* USS Intrepid - Essex-class aircraft carrier

* Luzon, Phillipines - Kamikazes attack




The front page has a three column heading: "80 Enemy Ships, 650 Aircraft USS Intrepid's Toll, Says Navy" with subhead. First report coverage on the Japanese kamikaze attacks on the USS Intrepid. Reporting on many disasters such as this were kept ... See More  

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685933

Great Tri-State Tornado of 1925...

Item #685933

March 19, 1925

CINCINNATI TIMES-STAR, Part Two, March 19, 1925 

 

* The Great Tri-State Tornado... 

* 1st report



The front page has a nice banner headline: "500 TO 1,000 DEAD, 2,500 TO 3,000 INJURED, 8,000 TO 10,000 HOMELESS, TORNADO'S TOLL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the great tri-state tornado disaster. Always nice to have notable events in histor
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685924

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

Item #685924

July 10, 2003

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 10, 2003  Just a few weeks prior to the premier of the blockbuster film, "Seabiscuit", the Los Angeles Times had a full banner headline on page B2: "'Seabiscuit' May Put Restaurant in the Money", with subheading: "The Derby, founded by jockey George Woolf, who rode the horse, may see a run as film opens." The coverage provides a bi... See More  

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685923

Seabiscuit wins World's Fair Handicap...

Item #685923

December 13, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 13, 1936



* Seabiscuit wins World's Fair Handicap

* Bay Meadows Racetrack - San Mateo

* Thoroughbred racehorse racing




Page 7 of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "SEABISCUIT, 11-10, CLIPS TRACK MARK" with subheads and racing summary. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the World's Fair H... See More  

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$72.00
685920

Early 1855 Cooperstown, New York...

Item #685920
An Oct. 29th, 1855 check drawn in the "Otsego County Bank" in Cooperstown, New York. A very handsome item which features an engraving of an Indian at the left side. Printed on maroon ink with 1 circular "Paid" stamp. About 2 3/4 by 7 3/4 inches and in nice condition.

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