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677063

George Washington is elected President of the United States...

Item #677063

February 20, 1793

NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Feb. 20, 1793



* President George Washington

* Historic 2nd election victory




Nearly three-quarters of the front page is taken up with an address: "To ALEXANDER HAMILTON, Secretary of the Treasury of he United States". This is followed, on page 2, with a second analysis of America's financial situation.

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676790

John Adams is elected President of the United States...

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February 01, 1797

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, February, 1797 



* John Adams presidential election

* Thomas Jefferson as vice president




The most notable report is the announcement that John Adams has been elected President of the United States.

A report near the back notes in part: "Yesterday, agreeable to a provision of the Constitution...the members...assembled...to count the votes o... See More  

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675771

Herbert Hoover wins in a landslide...

Item #675771

November 07, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 7, 1928 



* Herbert Hoover elected President

* Franklin D. Roosevelt wins Governorship




The front page has a terrific banner headline in bold lettering: "HOOVER SWEEPS U. S." with subheads and chart. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on the following pages. Some related photos as well. Always nice to have notable events in history repor... See More  

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674664

Washington's historic Farewell orders to the military..

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December 27, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 27, 1783 



* General George Washington

* Farewell address to Continental Army




Certainly the most notable content is a full text printing of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States", a very historic & notable document datelined: "Rocky Hill, near Princetown, Nov. 2, 1783."

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674573

India becomes a Republic...

Item #674573

January 24, 1950

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., January 24, 1950



* India becomes a republic

* Independence from Britain




The front page has a one column heading: "First President Being Elected By India Today" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on India becoming a independent republic from Britain with Jawaharlal Nehru becoming the first prime minister.

Complete with 16 pages, light toning and m... See More  

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674435

Very beginning of the American Antiquarian Society...

Item #674435

November 25, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 25, 1812 



* American Antiquarian Society (AAS) established

* Worcester, Massachusetts - American history




Page 2 has a very significant news report headed: "American Antiquarian Society" which begins: "This Society was incorporated by an Act of the Legislature of this Commonwealth, passed October 22d, 1812. It's object is to collect an... See More  

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674311

Bush Wins... Then Wins Again!!!

A great pair of issues...

Item #674311

November 08, 2000

THE LEDGER, Lakeland, Florida (two issues).



* George W. Bush election & recount win



Given the attention of the current presidential election, here is a terrific--and perhaps the very best--pair of issues on the election controversy of George W. Bush's second term.

From the state of Florida, which was the focus of the turmoil of this election, the two issues have headlines which rela... See More  

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673609

President McKinley is re-elected...

Item #673609

November 07, 1900

GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 7, 1900  The top of page 4 has column heads: "A Republican Landslide" "McKinley Re-elected President by a Greater Majority Than He Received in 1896--Carries 22 States Certain--Bryan Carries 15, Leaving 8 in Doubt--The Next Congress Republican" with the text taking about half a column.

Eight pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, ... See More  

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671429

William H. Harrison is elected President...

Item #671429

November 14, 1840

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 14, 1840 



* William Henry Harrison

* 1840 election victory




Page 2 has a report headed: "Presidential Election" which begins: "Sufficient returns are received to place the result beyond all question. It is now certain that William Henry Harrison will be elected president, and John Tyler, vice president of the United States...... See More  

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671038

Electoral votes counted: Monroe the winner...

Item #671038

February 19, 1817

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston,  Feb. 19, 1817 



* President James Monroe

* Presidential election win




A page 2 report datelined "Washington, Feb. 13, 1817" reports: "According to the provisions of the Constitution, the votes given by the Electors...were yesterday counted...in the presence of the Senators and Representatives in Congress, and it was officially proclaimed b... See More  

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669726

Adolph Hitler loses 1932 election...

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April 11, 1932

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 11, 1932 



* Adolph Hitler vs. Paul Von Hindenburg 

* Last major setback before rise to power (Hitler) 

* Germany presidential election
 



The front page has a six column headiong: "Hindenburg Defeats Hitler for Presidency" with subheads. A few related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on the German election of Presid... See More  

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669504

Wilson wins the presidential election...

Item #669504

November 10, 1916

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Nov. 10, 1916 



* Woodrow Wilson election

* Charles Evans Hughes




The banner headline proclaims: "WILSON RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT ON FACE OF RETURNS" with various subheads including: "Result Hinges On Final Count In Four States".

This same newspaper, two days prior, proclaimed Hughes winning the election.

Complete in 16 pages, partially loose at... See More  

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667545

Jefferson's response upon being notified of being elected President...

Item #667545

March 11, 1801

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 11, 1801  Page 3 has, under: "President Elect" a report: "The Committee instructed on the 18th instant to wait the President Elect and notify him of his election, REPORT--that they have, according to order performed that service, and addressed the President elect in the following words, to wit: 'The committee beg le... See More  

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667347

Jefferson is honored by National Institute of France...

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April 03, 1803

NEW YORK HERALD, April 2, 1803 



* Thomas Jefferson

* Institut de France



Page 3 has an address from President Thomas Jefferson to the National Institute of France in which he humbly accepts the honor of being elected as: "...a foreign associate for the class of moral & political sciences...". It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, small piece from the blank spin... See More  

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659665

Death of Charles De Gaulle, in a Paris newspaper...

Item #659665

November 11, 1970

FRANCE-SOIR, Paris, France, Nov. 11, 1970 





* Charles de Gaulle death (1st report)

* Best title to be had ?




The front page is black-bordered and features a large & bold banner headline: "LA MORTE DE DE GAULLE" [The Death of De Gaulle]. Charles DeGaulle was a French general and statesman. He was the leader of Free France (1940–44) and the head of the provisional gov... See More  

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650115

Arthur Griffith elected... Irish leader...

Item #650115

January 11, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 11, 1922



* Arthur Griffith election win (1st report)

* President of Dail Eireann

* Irish Free State - Ireland




The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "GRIFFITH ELECTED IRISH PRESIDENT; DAIL ADJOURNS" "Government That Will Prepare the Way for Irish Free State Takes Over Offices" "De Valera Men Walk Out" "... See More  

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649931

Martin Van Buren is elected President of the United States...

Item #649931

February 11, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 11, 1837  Near the back is a report from Congress which includes, in part, a report of the formal election of Martin Van Buren as President, evidenced by a chart of the electoral vote by state.

The text reads in part: "...the return of electoral votes from each state was opened, read & recorded...After the counting of the votes was complet... See More  

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648368

Paul von Hindenburg elected president.....

Item #648368

April 27, 1925

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 27, 1925



* Paul von Hindenburg

* 1st election as president of Germany

* 1st report w/ photo




The top of the front page has a five column headline: "VON HINDENBURG IS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF GERMANY; BEATS MARX, REPUBLICAN LEADER, BY 887,000 VOTES; TWO KILLED AND MANY INJURED IN RIOTING AT POLLS" with several subheads and photo of Hindenburg (see) Lengthy 1st... See More  

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643866

Emilio Portes Gill elected Mexican president...

Item #643866

September 26, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1928



* Emilio Portes Gill elected

* 41st President of Mexico




The front page has a one column heading: "PORTES GIL ELECTED MEXICAN PRESIDENT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning, minor  margin wear, generally nice.... See More  

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638150

Hermann Göring elected President of Reichsatg...

Item #638150

August 31, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1932



* Nazi leader Hermann Göring

* Elected president of the Reichstag




The top of the front page has one column headings: "REICHSTAG IS CALM; WILL ASK HINDENBURG TO LET IT CONTINUE" "Nazi Is Elected Speaker--'Toleration' of the Present Cabinet Is Likely" "Red Assails The President" and more. (see) First report coverag... See More  

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631847

Eamon De Valera elected president...

Item #631847

March 10, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 10, 1932



* Eamon De Valera elected president

* Fianna Fail - Dail

* Ireland - Irish



The front page has one column headings that include: "DE VALERA ELECTED PRESIDENT BY DAIL", "Cheered as He is Selected to Head Cabinet--Chooses Republican Aides", "Takes Oath Of Allegiance" and more. (see)

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630671

Niceto Alcalá-Zamora becomes Spain's president....

Item #630671

December 11, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1931



* Niceto Alcalá-Zamora elected president

* Second Spanish Republic - Spain




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ZAMORA IS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF SPAIN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Niceto Alcalá-Zamora becoming the president of the Second Spanish Republic. Article continues inside with photo of... See More  

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630287

Arthur Griffith elected... Irish leader...

Item #630287

January 11, 1922

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 11, 1922



* Arthur Griffith election win

* President of Dail Eireann

* Irish Free State - Ireland




The front page has a one column heading:

"BRITISH TO FREE ERIN PRISONERSHELD IN REVOLT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the election of President of Dail Eireann, Arthur Griffith.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages... See More  

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629582

First African-American President of the United States...

Item #629582

November 05, 2008

USA TODAY, November 5, 2008  This 48 page newspaper has a nice two line banner headline on the front page: "America makes history, Obama Wins! " with subheads and nice color photo of Obama with family. Much more on the inside pages in the 1st section. (see)

Nice condition.



Our post on the History's Newsstand Blog:

Regardless of your view on the recent U.S. election, one

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622032

Monroe wins the Presidential election...

Item #622032

February 19, 1817

NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Feb. 19, 1817  The top of the front page as an announcing: "According to the provisions of the constitution the votes...for President and Vice President were yesterday counted...was officially proclaimed by the President of the Senate that JAMES MONROE is elected President...and DANIEL D. TOMPKINS is elected Vice President..." (see).

Four pages, never-trimmed ma... See More  

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616635

Yitzhak Den-Zvi elected 2nd president of Israel...

Item #616635

December 09, 1952

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 9, 1952 



* Yitzhak Ben-Zvi elected 2nd president of Israel

* Labor Zionist leader




A two column headline: "Ben-Zvi Elected President Of Israel in Dramatic Vote" with subhead: "Successor to Weizmann Wins on 3d Ballot After Leftists Shift to Him" and a one column photo of Ben-Zvi.

Complete in 68 pages, light browning, otherwise in good condition.... See More  

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609844

Dwight Eisenhower wins the election...

Item #609844

November 07, 1956

HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, Nov. 7, 1956 



* General Dwight D. Eisenhower

* Elected president of the United States




At the very top of the front page: "ELECTION EXTRA" and followed by a large, bold banner headline: "IKE LANDSLIDE" and related subheads.

The complete sections 1 & 2 (of 4) with 32 pages, very nice, clean condition.... See More  

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590394

Paul von Hindenburg elected president.....

Item #590394

April 27, 1925

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, April 27, 1925



* Paul von Hindenburg

* 1st election as president of Germany




This 14 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "Hindenburg Is Elected President Of Germany is Sweeping Victory; His Plurality Approaches 900,000" with subheads. 1st report coverage on Paul von Hindenburg becoming the president of Germany.



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585237

James A. Garfield monument...

Item #585237

May 13, 1887

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, May 13, 1887



* James A Garfield monument

* Washington D.C. unveiling




This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "GARFIELD", "The Memory of the Martyred Son of Ohio Honored at Washington", "The Unveiling of the Heroic Bronze Statue Erected By the Brave Veterans", and more with illustratio... See More  

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583928

Paul Von Hindenburg becomes President...

Item #583928

May 13, 1925

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 13, 1925



* Paul Von Hindenburg becomes President

* Germany

* Pre Adolph Hitler




This 18 page newspaper has a one column headlines on the front page that include: "HINDENBURG GIVES PLEDGE TO REPUBLIC", "Inaugurated as President of Germany in Simple Reichstag Ceremony' and more (see photos). 1st report coverage of Paul Von Hindenbu... See More  

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583417

The tragedies of dividing slave families...Zachary Taylor elected president...

Item #583417

November 15, 1848

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, November 15, 1848 Page three contains an article entitled "The Slave Trade" which deals with the tragedies which occur when families foresee that they may possible be separated. This includes inducing their own bodily harm and even their to the point of their own death instead of being separated. "That was a most merciful attempt that was made in the la... See More  

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583402

The election of President Roosevelt...

Item #583402

February 09, 1905

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, February 9, 1905  Page twelve carries a one column wide headline "Roosevelt Is Elected" with subheadlines "Official Announcement Made". The ceremony of counting the electoral votes of the states was held. Other news and advertisements are within the issue.



This is complete in 14 pages with several small bind hole... See More  

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574464

Alfred E. Smith...

Item #574464

June 28, 1928

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, Albany, New York, June 28, 1928 



* Alfred E. Smith... 

* Democratic nomination for President... 




This 36 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "SMITH WILL BE NOMINATED TONIGHT" with subheads and photo. (see)



Other news of the day. Light browning, little margin wear, otherwise good.



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177844

James Montgomery Flagg print...

Aeroplane Flight... measuring the altitude...

Item #177844

January 15, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 15, 1910  This issue contains the wonderful double page centerfold print, "Better Than Sugar", by James Montgomery Flagg.  Another print of note is, "A Winter Cargo From Maine", by H.M. Brett.  Also included are: "The Most Important City Official In The World", "The Senatorial Hall Of Fame", by E.W. Kimbl... See More  

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569043

LaGuardia elected mayor of New York City...

Item #569043

November 08, 1933

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, November 8, 1933 



* Fiorello Henry La Guardia elected mayor of New York City   



This 36 page newspaper has a two column photo on the front page with caption: "New York Victors and Vanquished"



Also a nice seven column headline on page 2: "LAGUARDIA SWEPT INTO OFFICE BY 250,000 PLURALITY"



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566921

Happy Chandler named MLB commissioner..

Item #566921

April 25, 1945

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 25, 1945 



* Happy Chandler named 2nd MLB Commissioner
 



This 20 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 10: "Senator 'Happy' Chandler Named Baseball Commissioner" with subheads and photo of Chandler. (see) Tells of Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, Sr. becoming the 2nd commissioner of Major League Baseb... See More  

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564463

LPGA forms in 1949...

Item #564463

September 14, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 14, 1949 



* Ladies Professional Golf Association formation (LPGA) 

* Patty Berg - Babe Didrikson Zaharias 




This 64 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 45: "PRO GROUP FORMED FOR WOMEN'S GOLF" "Organization to Conduct Open Tourney Sept. 22-25--Miss Berg Elected President"



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564139

Hermann Goering elected President of Reichsatg...

Item #564139

August 31, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 31, 1932



* Hermann Goering elected president of the new Reichstag

* Early Hitler and Nazis before total power




This 36 page newspaper has one column headline on the front page that include: "REICHSTAG IS CALM; WILL ASK HINDENBURG TO LET IT CONTINUE" "Nazi Is Elected Speaker--'Toleration' of the Present Cabinet Is Likely" "... See More  

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562949

Woodrow Wilson's death....

Item #562949

February 04, 1924

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, February 4, 1924



* Death of President Woodrow Wilson



This 20 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "FUNERAL OF WOODROW WILSON WILSON TO TAKE PLACE ON NEXT WEDNESDAY" with subheads that include: "WHOLE NATION MOURNS DEATH OF WOODROW WILSON" and much more with nice black bordered photo of Wilson.



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561011

Eduard Benes...

Item #561011

June 08, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1948 



* Communism complete in Czechoslovakia 

* Eduard Benes
 



This 52 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Benes Resigns in Prague; Gottwald Likely Successor" with subhead and photo of Benes.



Eduard Benes 'resignation resulted in the Communist complete takeover in Czechoslovakia.



Other news of the day th... See More  

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557493

Edward Grant Barrow elected President of the New York Yankees...

Item #557493

January 18, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1939  This 42 page newspaper has a nice banner headlines on page 23: "Barrow Is Elected President of Yanks After George Ruppert Declines Post" with many subheads and related photos.

Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.



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557211

Juan Peron elected President of Argentine...

Item #557211

February 25, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, February 25, 1946



* Juan Peron elected President of Argentina




This 38 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:



* ARGENTINES BALLOT IN ORDERLY CROWDS FOR NEW PRESIDENT

* Nation's Poll of 3,000,000 Under Guard of Army Is Peaceful Everywhere

 

and more. Continues on page 3 with related photos.



Other news of the day. Rag editio... See More  

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556777

Wilt Chamerlain NBA scoring record...

Item #556777

February 15, 1966

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, from Leominster, Massachusetts, dated February 15, 1966



* Wilt Chamberlain

* Philadelphia 76ers

* Bob Pettit

* NBA Basketball all-time scoring record made




This 10 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 5:



* 'Wilt' Proves His Point Shattering Pettit's Mark



Other news of the day. Light browning with some tiny binding holes along the spine,... See More  

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555916

Kentucky Martial Law ends...

Item #555916

October 13, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, New York, NY, October 13, 1865



* Post civil war Kentucky



The front page has: "Washington" "Martial Law No Longer in Force in Kentucky" "The President's Proclamation" "The Status Of Kentucky". Proclamation concerning martial law in Kentucky is signed in type: Andrew Johnson.



Other news of the day throughout this 8 page issue. Mino... See More  

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177839

Early Flight...

Item #177839

October 22, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1910



This issue features a color cover. (see photos for details).The front page of this issue features a photo of Walter Wellman entitled "WELLMAN AND HIS AIR-SHIP", who attempted to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a airship.



A fullpage political cartoon by E.W. Kemble - "The Big Wind: 'I thought, Bill the you were with me"' ... See More  

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552589

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

Item #552589

November 05, 2008

CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Illinois, November 5, 2008



* Barrack Obama elected President of the United States

* Hometown newspaper of first African-American president



Presidential election newspapers have always been a mainstay of any historic newspaper collection, and ideally collectors try to find such an issue from the victor's hometown.



This newspaper is special for three reasons: 1) it is ... See More  

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177658

More discoveries of Pompeii.....

Item #177658

May 25, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 25, 1912  The front page of this issue is a photo of "A King Who Died Unknown."

This issue has an illustration of "Which Will Win?" by Kemble and an article with photos of "The Rewards of Baseball" by Edward Bayard Moss. There is another article called "Are Women Human Beings?" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and there ar... See More  

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177653
Item #177653

April 13, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  April 13, 1912



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Colonel in Action."



This issue has an article of "Quarreling at the coal-bin" by Edward Hungerford and an article of "San Francisco at Home - 1915" by Hamilton Wright. The double page illustration is of "'The Fishing Season'" by Kemble. There is ... See More  

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177641

The Wall Street Fire....

Item #177641

January 20, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 20, 1912



The front page of this issue is a photo of "Princeton's New Head."



This issue has an illustration of "'Hoopla! Here We Are Again!'" by Kemble. There is an article of "Zapata--The Mexican Attila" by Richard Barry and there is a half page photo of "Birds of a Feather Flock to Paris." The double ... See More  

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177608

Polo... Golf...

Item #177608

May 27, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 27, 1911



There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is a photo of "The New Secretary of War."



This issue has an illustration of "A Gallery of Golf Enthusiasts--II.--Vice-President Sherman" by Kemble. There is a photo of "America's Foremost Polo Player" and an article with photos of "Ou... See More  

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