687165

1934 Kelayres Massacre - Pennsylvania....

Item #687165

November 06, 1934

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, November 6, 1934



* Kelayres Massacre - Pennsylvania

* Democratic parade shooting

* "Big Joe" Bruno




The front page has a one column heading: "BULLETS MOW MARCHERS DOWN DURING PARADE" with subheads. (see) Another related article on the front page. First report coverage on the Kelayres massacre, an attack on Democratic parade marche... See More  

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687163

Civil Works Administration created by FDR....

Item #687163

November 09, 1933

THE DETROIT NEWS, November 9, 1933 



* The creation of the Civil Works Administration

* New Deal - Great Depression

* Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR




The front page has a banner headline "38,000 Jobs Here In U. S. Plan'" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Civil Works Administration being created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Other news, sports and advert... See More  

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687162

Dillinger's aid, Herbert Youngblood, killed...

Item #687162

March 17, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1934



* The hunt for John Dillinger

* Negro Herbert Youngblood Shot Dead

* Crown Point, Indiana escape partner

* re. famous wooden gun jail break




The front page has a one column heading: "AIDE, SHOT, REVEALS DILLINGER'S TRAIL" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, gen... See More  

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687160

Byron Nelson wins 1942 Masters golf tournament

Item #687160

April 14, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1942



* Byron Nelson wins Masters Tournament

* Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia

* World War II - WWII era




The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Nelson Beats Hogan by Stroke to Take Masters' Golf Laurels Secpnd Time" with subheads, photo and scores. First report coverage on Byron Nelson winning the 1942 Masters Golf Tourname... See More  

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687158

Wm. H. Harrison & the War of 1812...

Item #687158

October 14, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Oct. 14, 1812  Page 2 has a report: "North-Western Army" reports on the actions of General William H. Harrison. Page 2 also has: "War Intelligence" which reports on various naval actions from the War of 1812.

Four pages, nice condition.

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687157

Great account of the Dartmoor Prisoner Massacre...

Item #687157

July 17, 1815

NEW YORK EVENING POST, July 17, 1815  Inside contain over three pages on the infamous Dartmoor Prisoner Massacre, perhaps the most detailed account of this event we have seen in a newspaper. Included is a: "List of Prisoners Wounded on the Evening of the 6th April, 1815" and "Description of Death Wounds Inflicted on the Evening of the 6th April, 1815", the date of the mass... See More  

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687150

An early, handsome issue from the colonies... Nice Ben Franklin content...

Item #687150

July 05, 1762

THE BOSTON EVENING-POST, July 5, 1762  A very handsome issue with an ornate coat-of-arms engraving in the masthead.

Page 2 has a nice, early item on Ben Franklin with an Oxford dateline: "Yesterday Benjamin Franklin, Esq., of Pennsylvania, eminent for his many extraordinary improvements in electrical experiments, was presented by the University to the honorary degree of Doctor in Civil ... See More  

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687143

Battle of the Bulge to begin the next day.......

Item #687143

December 15, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1944



* Battle of Bulge to begin (EVE)

* Armies line up at Siegfried Line (Westwall)

* World War II - WWII




The top of the front page has a six column headline: "7TH ARMY AT WESTWALL, SEEKS AN OPENING" with subheads. Two related maps are on page 4. The initial beginning of the infamous battle would begin the very next day.

Other news, sports and ad... See More  

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687142

John F. Kennedy is the democratic candidate for President...

Item #687142

July 14, 1960

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 14, 1960 



* John F. Kennedy JFK

* Democratic nomination (1st report)




The two line banner headline announces: "KENNEDY NOMINATED!; Sweeps to Triumph on First Ballot" with related subheads and photo of Kennedy. Nice related pictorial on the back page. (see)

Complete with 36 pages, two small library stamps with the masthead, a few small binding hole... See More  

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687136

1901 State of the Union Address... Teddy Roosevelt...

Item #687136

December 03, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 3, 1901



* President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

* 1st Presidential State of the Union Address




The top of the front  page has a three column headline: "THE PRESIDENT'S RECOMMENDATIONS" with subhead. Complete text of the address continues on the back page and is signed in type: Theodore Roosevelt. Very lengthy text. Surprisingly... See More  

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687134

Georgia wins Rose Bowl in 1943...

Item #687134

January 02, 1943

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 2, 1943



* Rose Bowl: Georgia Bulldogs vs. UCLA Bruins

* Orange Bowl: Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Boston College

* Sugar Bowl: Tennessee Volunteers vs. Tulsa

* Cotton Bowl: Texas Longhorns vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets




The sport's section has coverage on the four major bowl games with a page 13 banner headline: "Georgia Scores Twice in Last... See More  

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687127

Thoughts on the prospect of war with England... Printing of The Declaration...

Item #687127

July 02, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 2, 1812



* Declaration of Independence anniversary

* War with England imminent ?




On the ftpg. under "The Patriotism Of Our Fathers" is: "In Congress, July 4, 1776. By The Representatives Of The U. States Of America In Congress Assembled:  A Declaration" (see photos below). Hereafter is the text of the Declaration of Independence, s... See More  

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687124

"The Last Raft" Susquehanna River disaster....

Item #687124

March 21, 1938

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., March 21, 1938



* Historic "The Last Raft" tragedy

* West Branch of Susquehanna River

* Muncy, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

* From McGees Mills, Clearfield County




The front page has a one column heading: "HISTORY RAFT CRASHES; 1 DEAD, SIX ARE MISSING" with subhead subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on "The Last Raft&... See More  

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687123

1943 Withholding tax bill signed into law...

Item #687123

June 11, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1943



* Withholding tax bill signed into law

* President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR)

* World War II era




The top of the front page has a one column headings: "PAY-AS-YOU-GO TAX IS SIGNED INTO LAW; IN EFFECT ON JULY 1" "Wage and Salary Earners Will Find 20% Withheld to Put Then on Current Basis" and more. (see) First report coverage continues o... See More  

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687122

Geraldo Machado flees... Cuban revolution...

Item #687122

August 13, 1933

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, August 13, 1933



* Gerardo Machedo flees Cuba

* Carlos Manuel de Céspedes y Quesada

* Cuban revolution of 1933




The front page has a nice banner headline: "MACHADO FLEES; KILL 35 AIDS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes al... See More  

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687121

1933 Prohibition ending (eve)...

Item #687121

December 04, 1933

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, December 4, 1933



* Prohibition ending (eve of)

* Day of Beer returns

* Legal liquor



The front page has a two column heading: "Wets Join Drys in Plea for Temperance as Arid Period Approaches End"  with subhead. (see) Coverage on the impending end of prohibition in America the following day. 

Complete with 22 pages, light toning at ... See More  

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687120

Notre Dame Fighting Irish football... 1946 National champions....

Item #687120

December 06, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1966



* Notre Dame Fighting Irish

* Named National champions

* NCAA college football




The sport's section (page 62) has a one column heading: "Notre Dame Voted No. 1 by Writers In Concluding Poll" with standings. (see) First report coverage on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish officially being named national champions of college football by the AP po... See More  

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687119

1878 Birch Creek battle... Indians...

Item #687119

July 11, 1878

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 11 , 1878



* Battle of Birch Creek

* Near Pendleton, Oregon

* Bannock War - Indians




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "HOWARD STRIKES INDIANS" "A Gallant Fight On Butler Creek" and more. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, generally nice.

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687118

1961 Alabama football national title...

Item #687118

December 06, 1961

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1961



* Alabama Crimson Tide national title

* Coach Bear Bryant's 1st championship

* NCAA college football




Page 62 has a one column heading: "ALABAMA ELEVEN NAMED CHAMPION" with subhead and standings. (see) First report coverage on Alabama Crimson Tide college football team being named the 1961 national champs by the AP Poll. This was Coach Paul... See More  

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687117

Debut of the NBA... 1st ever pro basketball game in Chicago...

Item #687117

November 03, 1946

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, November 3, 1946 



* 2nd ever NBA basketball game

* Chicago Stags 1st game

* Historic report




Page 4of section 2 has a somewhat discrete report with a one column heading: "Stags Win 1st Start in New Basket League" (see) This was actually the 2nd ever NBA game played (night before) and the very 1st in Chicago. Terrific to have this in a Chicago publicati... See More  

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687115

The plague of 1900 in Hawaii...

Item #687115

January 19, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 19, 1900



* Black - bubonic plague

* Hawaiian Islands

* Oahu's Chinatown




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HONOLULU'S PLAGUE" 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.

Comple... See More  

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687114

Prohibition repeal as a political ploy in 1932...

Item #687114

June 30, 1932

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 30, 1932



* 1932 Democratic National Convention

* Prohibition plank - repeal is majority

* Legalize beer & liquor goes political




The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "REPEAL PLANK WINS, 934-213" with subheads and more. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, sports and a... See More  

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687113

Premiere of "Rocky", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #687113

December 01, 1976

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 1, 1976



* Best "Rocky" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere

* American sports drama film

* Sylvester Stallone - Rocky Balboa




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Rocky" 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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687112

Michael Jordan's very 1st NBA game...

Item #687112

October 27, 1984

LOS ANGLES TIMES, Oct. 27, 1984



* Michael Jordan's makes his NBA debut

* Chicago Bulls professional basketball




Page 13 of the sport's section has a very small and inconspicuous heading: "Chicago 109, Washington 93" with text beginning with: "Michael Jordan, who has received more accolades than any rookie since Magic Johnson, scored 17 points in his debut in Chicago...... See More  

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687111

1935 Federal Music Project creation

Item #687111

August 04, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 4, 1935



* Federal Music Project

* New Deal Program

* Nikolai Sokoloff

* Franklin D. Roosevelt




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "18,000 Musicians to Get Jobs In Federal Arts Relief Program" with subhead. (see) Article continues inside with photo of Nikolai Sokoloff. First report coverage on the creation of the Federal Morusic Project,... See More  

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687110

1st weekend of "Who Framed Roger Rabbit", in a L.A. newspaper...

Item #687110

June 24, 1988

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 24, 1988



* "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" - Robert Zemeckis

* Best Grand Opening weekend movie advertisement

* Live-action/animated comedy




A terrific issue on the premiere weekend of the motion picture hit "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" and perhaps no better newspaper could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment indus... See More  

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687109

Al "Scarface" Capone going insane in 1938 ?....

Item #687109

February 16, 1938

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 16, 1938



* Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone

* Alcatraz federal prison "The Rock"

* Best title to be had ? - rare as such




The front page has a great banner headline: "CAPONE SANE, U. S. REPORTS" with subhead. Nice for display. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Gre... See More  

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687108

First Alcatraz Prison escape attempt in 1936...

Item #687108

April 28, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1936



* 1st Alcatraz Island escape attempt

* Federal prison - Joseph Bowers




The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "CONVICT IS KILLED FLEEING ALCATRAZ" with subheads. (see)

Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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687107

1946 Alcatraz Island Prison riot...

Item #687107

May 04, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1946



* Alcatraz Island prison riot

* San Francisco Bay "The Rock"




The front page has a three column headline: "ALCATRAZ BATTLE PRESSED, 'DEAL' DENIED TO CONVICTS; 2 GUARDS DEAD, 13 INJURED" with subheads. (see) Related photos on page 3. (see) Lengthy coverage continues on page 3 with related photos. Always nice to have notable events in... See More  

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687106

Review & premiere of "Terminator 2: Judgment Day", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #687106

July 03, 1991

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 3, 1991



* Best "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" advertisement & review

* Grand Opening Day premiere of this science-fiction action classic starring Arnold Schwarzenegger

* Also premiered: "Problem Child 2"




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" and perhaps no better issue could be found t... See More  

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687092

Much on the death & funeral of Alexander Hamilton... Victim of the duel with Aaron Burr...

Item #687092

July 31, 1804

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, July 31, 1804  All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recent death of Alexander Hamilton, the result of a duel with Aaron Burr.

The entire front page & nearly half of pg. 2 are taken up with a: "Funeral Oration". Further on is a conclusion of a report headed: "Death of Hamilton" which ta... See More  

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687090

From England, in 1695...

Item #687090

December 23, 1695

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 23, 1695  This is the world's oldest, continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 & is still printing today.

Close to half of the front page is taken up with: "By The King, A PROCLAMATION". Other British news.

Single sheet, 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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687087

Early issue of this famous British newspaper...

Item #687087

May 16, 1758

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 16, 1758  Various European news reports with datelines from the Admiralty Office, London, Holland, Ireland, Falmouth, Portsmouth & elsewhere. The back page has a letter from Kingston, Jamaica. 

Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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687085

The "Spectator" newspaper by Addison & Steele......

Item #687085

February 16, 1712

THE SPECTATOR, London, May 28, 1711 This is one of the more famous "coffee-house" newspapers of the early 18th century, done by the famed Addison & Steele.

A single sheet newspaper, 8 by 13 inches, never bound nor trimmed, even toning, an older archival strip at the blank, right margin of the back page.

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687082

Early 1933 King Kong advertisement...

Item #687082
NEW YORK TIMES, February 26, 1933  



* Early newspaper advertisement

* King Kong, the movie for opening day




Page 4 of section 9 has an advertisement for the movie King King, appearing four days prior to  the movie making it's premiere at Radio City Music Hall. Could this be the very 1st ad for this classic in a newspaper ? A great addition for any movie memorabilia collect... See More  

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687081

Prohibition ends in Missouri...

Item #687081

August 20, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 20, 1933 



* End of Prohibition - repeal

* Missouri repeals amendment

* Beer - liquor returns




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "REPEALISTS WIN IN MISSOURI, 4 TO 1; BALLOTING IS LIGHT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the state of Missouri ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history... See More  

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687080

Ohio State Buckeyes... 1942 National champs....

Item #687080

December 02, 1942

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 2, 1942



* Ohio State Buckeyes

* National champions (1st report)

* NCAA college football




The sport's section (page 22) has a two column heading: "Ohio State Is Crowned National Grid Champion" with standings. (see).First report coverage on the Ohio State Buckeyes officially being named national champions of college football by the associated pre... See More  

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687079

Frank Nitti guilty of tax evasion....

Item #687079

December 21, 1930

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, December 21, 1930



* Frank 'The Enforcer' Nitti

* Italian American gangster

* Al 'Scarface' Capone hitman

* Chicago Outfit




The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "NITTI GETS 18 MONTHS IN U. S. TAX FRAUD CASE" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone's top henchman, Frank 'The Enforcer&... See More  

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687078

Italy declares war on Germany in 1943....

Item #687078

October 14, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1943 



* Italy declares war on Germany

* World War II - WWII




The top of the front page has a six column headline: "BADOGLIO, DECLARING WAR, RALLIES ITALY" with subheads that include: "REICH'S ACTS CITED " "Italian Marshal Lists German Attacks as Cause of War" and more. (see)

Complete with all 42 pages,. rag edition, a l... See More  

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687077

Mauna Loa volcano bombed by warplanes...

Item #687077

December 28, 1935

THE DETROIT NEWS, December 28, 1935



* Mauna Loa volcano bombed

* 23rd Bomb Squadron warplanes




The front page has a one column heading: "Aerial Bombs Rain on Lava" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.



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687076

John Dillinger's death... "Woman in Red"...

Item #687076

July 25, 1934

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 24, 1934 



* John Dillinger death trap 

* The Woman in Red (Anna Sage)




The front page has a one column heading: "Dillinger Death Is Written Off" with subhead. Coverage continues on page 5.

Complete with 22 pages, light toning and a little wear a the margins, generally nice.

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687075

Churchill's very famous: "This was their finest hour..." speech...

Item #687075

June 19, 1940

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 19, 1940 



* This was their finest hour

* Winston Churchill speech

* World War II - WWII




The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "CHURCHILL DARES GERMAN ARMY TO INVADE ENGLAND'" with subhead. (see) This was Churchill's famous speech to the House of Commons in which he concludes with the famous passage: "...Let us therefor
... See More  

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687074

Psycho pre-opening day Advertisement....

Item #687074

July 26, 1960

THE DETROIT NEWS, July 26, 1960



* Pre-opening day of original "Psycho" movie ad

* Alfred Hitchcock

* Anthony Perkins - Vera Miles



This newspaper has a significant & historic advertisement for the movie "Psycho" on page 5-B. This advertisement is for the opening the movie which made it's premiere 2 days later in Detroit. Also a related photo is on the same page.... See More  

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687072

1930 Chicago gangland war in full swing...

Item #687072

September 26, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 26, 1930



* Guzik brothers

* 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: "CAPONE ALLIES SEIZED BY U.S." with subhead. A few related photos are on the back page. (see) W... See More  

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687068

1917 Walter Johnson photo... Washington Senators...

Item #687068

September 29, 1917

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Sept. 29, 1910



* Pitcher Walter Johnson strikeouts record

* Washington Senators - MLB baseball




Page 3 has a one column heading: "New Strike Out Record Made" with photo of a young Johnson with heading. (see)

Complete with 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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687066

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1700...

Item #687066

August 05, 1700

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 5, 1700



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* At the turn of the 18th century




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 c... See More  

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687065

1983 Aguila Blanca heist...

Item #687065

September 14, 1983

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 14, 1983



* Aguila Blanca (heist)

* Victor Manuel Gerena

* White Eagle armed robbery

* Wells Fargo armored car

* West Hartford, Connecticut




The front page has a one column heading: "Wells Fargo Guard Accused of Stealing $7 Million in Cash" (see)

Complete with all 48 pages, address label within the masthead, otherwise nice.... See More  

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687064

Winston Churchill car accident that could have changed history...

Item #687064

December 14, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 14, 1931



* Winston Churchill hit by car in Manhattan

* Accident that could have changed the World




The front page has a one column heading: "Churchill Hit By Automobile On City Street" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.



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687063

Jewish boxer Benny Leonard...

Item #687063

July 24, 1923

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 24, 1923



* Benny Leonard - Jewish boxer

* Lightweight boxing championship




The front page has a great banner headline: "LEONARD KEEPS HIS TITLE" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Reporting continues in the sport's section with round per round coverage and photo. First report coverage on the lightweight championship boxing match between Benny Leon... See More  

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687062

1930 Knute Rockne editorial...

Item #687062

December 18, 1930

SECTION TWO (sports) SECTION only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Dec. 18, 1930



* Head coach Knute Rockne editorial

* Notre Dame Fighting Irish football




The front page of this section has a editorial by Harvey T. Woodruff on Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne.

Complete section two only with 14 pages, rage edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. ... See More  

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