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Affirmed wins triple crown...

Item #685234

June 11, 1978

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, North Carolina, June 11, 1978

* Affirmed wins triple crown

* Belmont Stakes - horse racing

The front page has a three column photo with caption: "Affirmed--by a nose" with text. (see)

The front page of the sport's section (inside) has banner headline: "It's Affirmed again (by a nose)" with 2 related photos. First report coverage on Affirme... See More  

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Amelia Earhart lost in 1937...

Item #685179

July 04, 1937

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 4, 1937.


* Amelia Earhart famous disappearance

* Searching the Pacific Ocean

The front page has a two column heading: "Amelia Earhart's Chance For Rescue Becomes Dim" with subhead. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 10 pages, light toning, a little margin wear with a few tiny tears, should be handled with care.... See More  

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Fugitive slaves... 1862 Savannah, Georgia martial law...

Item #684958

January 24, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 24, 1862

* Fugitive slaves

* Savannah, Georgia martial law

* New Bern, North Carolina

This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE RETURN OF FUGITIVE SLAVES", "The President's Position on the Question", "FROM... See More  

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Michael Jordan drafted by Bulls in 1984...

Item #684555

June 20, 1984

USA TODAY, June 20, 1984

* Michael Jordan's NBA draft

* Chicago Bulls professional basketball

* One of the biggest dynasties in sports is born

The front page of the sport's has reporting on the 1984 NBA draft which shows a small photo of Akeem Olajuwon and Sam Bowie, the first two picks. Within the report is mention of the first 5 picks with  text that includes: "...North... See More  

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The Kent State shootings of protesting students....

Item #684198

May 06, 1970

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, May 6, 1970 

* Kent State shootings - massacre

* Invasion of Cambodia protest

The front page has a four column headline: "Peaceful Protests Mark Slaying of 4" with 2 related photos. Coverage on the Kent State shootings by the Ohio National Guard upon protesting students.

Complete in 42 pages, a few small bindings holes along spine, nic... See More  

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Battle of Mill Spring...

Item #684189

February 08, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 8, 1862  The ftpg. shows: "The War In Kentucky--Battle of Mill Spring--Conveying the Dead Body of the Rebel General Zollicoffer...". The doublepage centerfold is a dramatic print of: "Battle of Mill Spring...Near Jamestown...".

Other prints within include a doublepage: "Map of a Part of Virginia & North Carolina...&q... See More  

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Atomic bomb wipes our Hiroshima...

Item #683882

August 08, 1945

GREENSBORO DAILY NEWS, North Carolina, Aug. 8, 1945

* Atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan

* World War II ending - surrender nears

 The banner headline announces the first use of the atomic bomb with: "Hiroshima Blasted Off Map, Experts Say" with related subheads including; "Explosion Buffets Superfortress 10 Miles From Doomed Jap City". Includes as well is a photo c... See More  

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World War II has ended...

Item #683873

August 15, 1945

THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, North Carolina, Aug. 15, 1945

* V-J day - Japan Surrenders

* World War II - WWII over

The large, banner headline announces: "PEACE !  It's Over" with various related subheads. Included is a portrait of General Douglas MacArthur headed: "Hirohito's New Boss".

Present are pages 1-16 (section 1) of a 32 page issue. Very nice condition.... See More  

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Helen Clevenger murder... Asheville NC...

Item #683495

July 18, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1936

* Helen Clevenger murder

* American college student

* Asheville, North Carolina

The front page has a one column heading: "SUSPECT IS HUNTED IN CO-ED'S MURDER" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 6 with photo of Clevenger.

Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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1943 Battle of Kursk begins...

Item #683480

July 07, 1943

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, July 7, 1943

* Battle of Kursk begins

* Largest ever tank battle

* Operation Citadel

* World War II - WWII

The front page has a three column heading: "Big German Offensive Smashes Into 2 Sectors Near Belgorod" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, small library label on the front page, generally nice.... See More  

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Operation Millennium Cologne Germany....

Item #683478

June 01, 1942

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, June 1, 1942

* Cologne Germany 1,000 bomber raid

* Operation Millennium - World War II

This 8 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "COLOGNE, GERMAN INDUSTRIAL CENTER, LAID WASTE BY MASSIVE BRITISH RAID; THREE-QUARTERS OF CITY LEFT AFLAME" with subheads (see images). This tells of the famous 1,000 bomber r... See More  

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Civil War news from the Confederacy...

Item #683386

January 23, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 23, 1863 

* From the origin of the American Civil War

Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America", this being one of only a few such newspapers which did so.

Among ftpg. column heads are: "Official Dispatch from Gen. Bragg--More Brilliant Exploits of Gens. Wheeler and Forrest" which is signed in type: Br... See More  

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Missouri becomes a Confederate state... Uncommon Confederate title...

Item #683215

August 02, 1861

The DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861 

* Very rare Confederate publication

This is a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, not uncommon from the Confederacy where newsprint was often difficult to come by. From the early part of the Civil War with many items relating to it, including article headed "Resolutions of Mississippi on the Victories i... See More  

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USS Reuben James sunk.... 1st U.S. warship...

Item #683155

October 31, 1941

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, October 31, 1941 

* USS Reuben James sunk (Early 1st report) 

* 1st American warship casualty in WWII

The front page has a nice banner headline: "AMERICAN WARSHIP SUNK" with subhead, photo and related map. First report coverage on the sinking of the USS Reuben James, the 1st U.S. warship casualty of World War II.

Other news, spor... See More  

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From Confederate North Carolina...

Item #682991

August 21, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 21, 1861 

* Rare Confederate publication

This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline.

Pages 2 & 3 have various Civil War reports including: "Insubordination in the 'Grand Army' " "Gov. Sprague, of Rhode Isl., on the War" "Ellsworth&... See More  

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Beauregard is reported as 'crazy'...

Item #682974

February 25, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 25, 1865  

* Battle of Wilmington - North Carolina

* Admiral David Dixon Porter victory

Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald.  

Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War: "THE SOUTH" "Indications of a Panic in Richmond" "Beauregard Reported Crazy" "Gen. Lee's Reaso... See More  

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Union troops advancing through the Carolinas...

Item #682973

February 24, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 24, 1865  

* Battle of Wilmington, North Carolina

* William T. Sherman coastal march

* Fort Anderson

Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald.  

Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Our Forces Within Four Miles of Wilmington..." "Heavy Firing Going on & ... See More  

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Early report on the end of World War II...

Item #682659

August 14, 1945

GREENSBORO DAILY NEWS, Extra, North Carolina, Aug. 14, 1945 

* World War II ends

* Japanese surrenders

* Nice headline for display

A very displayable front page as the large headline in bold lettering announces: "WAR ENDS" with: "Japs Accept Surrender Terms Of Allied Powers" and photos of MacArthur and Nimitz. The following pages are loaded with photos, illustratio... See More  

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A new governor for North Carolina...

Item #682625

December 31, 1724

THE POST-BOY, London, Dec. 31, 1724  

* Rare & early 18th century publication

* Nice masthead engravings

* Very early North Carolina

Although the reporting is mostly concerning England as well as the rest of Europe, page 2 has a brief item: "Sir Richard Everet is appointed Governor of North Carolina, in the room of Capt. Barrington."

Single sheet newspaper with two hand... See More  

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Woodrow Wilson's 1918 Thanksgiving proclamation...

Item #682579

November 21, 1918

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 21, 1918

* President Woodrow Wilson

* Thanksgiving proclamation

* World War I Peace - WWI

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "President Bids Nation Return Thanks For Peace" with subheads and complete text of the proclamation which is signed in type: Woodrow Wilson.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a... See More  

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President Garfield is shot...

Item #682030

July 08, 1881

THE WEEKLY STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 8, 1881  

* President James A. Garfield shot (1st report)

* Charles J. Guiteau - assassin

The last column of the front page has heads: "ASSASSIN'S WORK" "President Garfield Shot" "Two Balls Enter His Person" "Dangerously Wounded" "Balls Not Yet Extracted" "May Possibly Recover&q... See More  

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First airplane death - a passenger with Orville Wright...

Item #681887

September 23, 1908

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, September 23, 1908 

* Orville Wright Injured

* Thomas Etholen Selfridge Killed

* 1st powered airplane fatality

Page 4 has: "THE AIRSHIP DIASTER", with a corresponding article of, "The disaster to the air ship of Orville Wright in which the inventor was badly wounded and his companion killed is keenly felt in Washington, where t... See More  

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Victorious march...

Item #681631

May 26, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, May 26, 1864 

* Ulysses S. Grant - Spotsylvania victory

* Resaca Georgia Ga - William T. Sherman

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT!" "Victorious March of the Army of the Potomac" "The South Anna River Reached by Our Troops" "One Thousand More Prisoners Captured" "Sheridan's Expedition" a... See More  

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A Civil War map and much good content... Battle of Cold Harbor...

Item #681606

June 04, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1862 

* Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks

* Battle of Hanover Court House

The prime feature may well be the back page Civil War map headed: "The Late Victory Near Hanover Court House, Virginia" which shows much details, and has a key for strategic locations.

Among the front page column heads on the war are: "The Great Victory" "Full Det... See More  

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Civil War in Virginia and North Carolina...

Item #681598

October 10, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, October 10, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important From Hatteras Inlet" "Brilliant Engagement Between the Union Land and Naval Forces & the Rebels" "Total Rout & Heavy Loss of the Enemy" "Advance of Gen. Smith's Division Towards Lewinsville" "Important From Hat... See More  

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Hooker's army on the move...

Item #681560

May 01, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Hooker's Army Moving" "The War In Tennessee" "Advance of the Rebel Lines in Front of Gen. Rosecrans" "Boats of the Rebel Commanders" "Interesting From North Carolina" "Evidences of Union Sentiment Among the People" and more.

Eight pages, v... See More  

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Ohio State wins Rose Bowl in 1950...

Item #681231

January 03, 1950

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1950 

* Rose Bowl: Ohio State Buckeyes vs. California Golden Bears 

* Orange Bowl: Santa Clara vs. Kentucky Wildcats 

* Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma Sooners vs. LSU Tigers 

* Cotton Bowl: Rice Owls vs. North Carolina Tar Heels

The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Ohio State Field Goal in Last Two Minutes Beats Cal... See More  

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Confederate soldiers...

Item #680691

November 04, 1863

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Nov. 4, 1863  Among the front page column heads are: "Interesting From The South" "Movements of Jeff. Davis" 'The Rebel Press on the Great Lack of Food" "Companies of Soldiers are Marching Barefoot" "Operations in the Shenandoah Valley" "Federal Advance into North Carolina" and more.

Eight pages, very nice ... See More  

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1861 Map of the Virginia & North Carolina coast...

Item #680593

September 05, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1861 

* Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries

The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "The Sea Coast of Virginia And North Carolina" showing from Norfolk & Cape Henry south to Beaufort. There are nice fist column heads as well including: "THE GREAT REBELLION", "Reported Death of Jeff. Davis", "Facts & Rumor... See More  

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Civil War reports in this racist newspaper...

Item #680179

April 01, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, April 1, 1865  A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers.

Some articles include: "Re-Organizing the Democracy" "Execution of Capt. Kennedy" "Another Battle Before Ric... See More  

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Protestant Irish settling in Charleston...

Item #679941

April 21, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 21, 1767  

* Early America report

* Pre-Revolutionary War

Inside has a report headed: "America" which includes an item datelined Charleston, S.C. which notes: "Yesterday a vessel arrived here from Ireland with 230 Protestants settlers, encouraged by the large bounty given by this province, and the success their countrymen have met wit... See More  

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Follow-up reports on the Chicago Fire...

Item #679769

October 26, 1871

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 26 1871

* The Great Chicago Fire of 1871

The front page has several reports on the Chicago Fire of 2 weeks previous, with various subheads as shown in the photos.

Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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Early U.S. military airplane crash in 1913...

Item #679662

November 24, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 24, 1913

* Early airplane crash - deaths

* United States Army aviators

The top of the front page has a banner headline: "TWO ARMY AVIATORS ARE KILLED IN SHORT FALL" 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... See More  

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

Item #679633

January 21, 1981

THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, North Carolina, January 21, 1981 (1st section)

* Ronald Reagan inauguration

* Iran hostage crisis ends

The front page has a great two-line full banner headline: "Hostages Are Freed As Reagan Sworn In", with multiple subheads and additional related articles within. See images for details. Nice for display.

Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, includ... See More  

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Reconstruction in Georgia & Texas...

Item #679544

June 19, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 19, 1865 The ftpg. has some nice one column heads on the closing moments of the Civil War and reconstruction efforts, including: "RECONSTRUCTION" "Proclamations By The President" "Appointment of Provisional Governors in Georgia & Texas" "Regulations the Same as for North Carolina" "Gen. Butler on Negro Suffrage" with much... See More  

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Stanley & Livingstone meet in Africa...

Item #678978

August 31, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1872 

* David Livingstone found

* Henry Morton Stanley

Quite historic & displayable doublepage centerfold: 'The Meeting of Livingstone & Stanley in Central Africa'. Included in the caption is the famous line: 'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?' Other scenes from Africa as well.

The full front page is a Nast political cartoon: &... See More  

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Mark Twain gains his "first national headline"....

Item #678516

September 29, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1866 

* Early Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens

* Clipper "Hornet" disaster report

* First national headline for Twain

The most notable content would be the full page print: "Burning of the California Clipper 'Hornet', One Thousand Miles from Land" not so much for the print but for the accompanying article titled: "Bu... See More  

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Goldsboro, North Carolina captured in 1865....

Item #678494

March 22, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1865.

* Confederates falling apart

* Nearing the end of war

* Goldsboro NC North Carolina

* General William T. Sherman

Among the one column headings on the Civil War are: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Reported Junction Between Sherman and Schofield" "Goldsboro Occupied Without Fighting" "Army of the Potomac"and more.

Eight pages,... See More  

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General Ambrose Burnside's North Carolina Expedition...

Item #678279

January 29, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 29, 1862 

* General Ambrose Burnside's North Carolina Expedition 

* Somerset, Kentucky

* Paris, Tennessee 

The front page has: "BURNSIDE'S EXPEDITION", followed by:  "Its Arrival at Hatteras Inlet", "Great Difficulties Encountered", "Official Report of Gen. Burnside to the War Department", and more... See More  

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Editorial is pessimistic on the progress of the war...

Item #678184

February 13, 1865

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 13, 1865   Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter weeks of the Civil War.

The front page has two Acts the North Carolina legislature concerning the Home Guard. Also: &qu... See More  

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Jeff Davis on the Confederacy...

Item #678183

February 08, 1865

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 8, 1865

* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end

* President Jefferson Davis

 Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter weeks of the Civil War.

The front ... See More  

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Early version of the Articles of Confederation...

Item #677958
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1775  

* Early Version of the Articles of Confederation

* Captain Cook and his voyage to the South Pacific

Over three pages taken up with: "Protest entered in the Upper House Against the Bill for Prohibiting all Commercial intercourse with the Confederated Colonies" which is very good reading in defense of America.
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SS California torpedoed... WWI German submarine...

Item #676922

February 08, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, February 8, 1917

* SS California sunk

* German submarine attack

* World War I tensions rise

The front page has a nice banner headline: "CALIFORNIA SUNK WITHOUT WARNING; SENATE ENDORSES ACTION OF WILSON" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Twelve pages, light toning and minor wear art the margins, small library label within subheads (see)... See More  

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Hitler Takes Czech Lands...

Item #676637

October 03, 1938

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 3, 1938 

* Current day Czechoslovakia

* Nazis - Adolph Hitler 

The front page has a two column headline: "GENERAL PEACE PACT PROPOSED AS HITLER TAKES CZECH LANDS" with subhead: "Czechs Also Yield To Polish Ultimatum and Plan Cessions To Hungary; Premiers To Discuss Four-Power Pact Adjustments".

This is coverage on ... See More  

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Lylerly murders.... Salisbury, North Carolina....

Item #676560

July 14, 1906

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, July 14, 1906 

* Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina

* Issac Lyerly family murders (1st report)

* Pre-Negro lynchings

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FIVE MURDERED IN NORTH CAROLINA TOWN" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era.

Complete wi... See More  

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A skirmish in North Carolina from the French & Indian War...

Item #676500
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1754  Among the articles in this issue are: "Description of a Remarkable Venomous Insect found in South America"; an article concerning a form of sun dial with an illustration of it; "Of the Junction of Asia and America" which begins: "The termination  & position of the N.E. parts of Asia, and the N.W. parts of A... See More  

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Wright Brothers National Memorial erected....

Item #676082

May 03, 1928


* Wright Brothers National Memorial

* Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

* Granite boulder - cornerstone erected

The top of page 4 has a two column heading: "Kitty Hawk Honors First Plane Flight In Monument to the Wright Brothers" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, ... See More  

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Battle of Port Hudson in a rare Confederate title...

Item #676072

March 16, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, March 16, 1863 

* Very rare Confederate title

* Battle of Port Hudson

If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it bec... See More  

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Al Capone guilty... 11-year sentence...

Item #675938

October 26, 1931

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, October 26, 1931.

* Al 'Scarface' Capone gets 11 years

* End of his criminal career

The front page has a one column heading: "Capone Sentenced To 11 Year Term In Federal Prison" (see) First report coverage on what would be the end of Al Capone's reign in Chicago.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a few sm... See More  

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The Wright brothers fly!

Item #675470

January 30, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 30, 1904 

* Wright Brothers 1st flight

* Kitty Hawk NC North Carolina

* Wilbur & Orville

Near the back is an article marking perhaps the most significant development of the 20th century, that being manned flight. Note this issue is the month following the Wright brothers first flight at Kitty Hawk.

The article is headed: "Progr
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