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676500

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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676460

Carolina described... Sailing for Georgia...

Item #676460
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1732  Near the back is the "Monthly Intelligencer" which has the latest news reports of the day including a report about the "new Colony of Georgia" which states in part: "The Ann Galley...is on the point of sailing...for the new Colony of Georgia, with 35 Families, consisting of Carpenters, Bricklayers, Farmers, who take... See More  

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676082

Wright Brothers National Memorial erected....

Item #676082

May 03, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 3, 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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$48.00
676072

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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$185.00
675970

Thelma Todd's mysterious death....

Item #675970

December 23, 1935

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT (weekly), North Carolina, December 23, 1935



* Actress Thelma Todd death

* Suicide? - Accidental?




The front page has a one column photo of Todd headed: "Film Career Ends in Death" with brief text.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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675938

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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$67.00
675621

Hammond, Indiana circus train wreck...

Item #675621

June 24, 1918

THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, June 24, 1918  This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "CIRCUS DISASTER COST 85 LIVES", "Sixty-Two Bodies Taken from Wreck With Only 24 of Them Recognizable" and more. See photos for text on the Hammond circus train wreck.



Other news, sports and advertisments of the day. Light browning,... See More  

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675263

Michael Jordan's father killed in 1993

Item #675263

August 14, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 14, 1993



* James R. Jordan Sr. killed

* Michael Jordan's father

* Chicago Bulls basketball




The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Father of Michael Jordan, NBA Superstar, Found Dead" with subhead. First report coverage continues in the sport's section with a few related photos.

Complete 1st and sport's sections only totaling ... See More  

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675171

World War I ends...

Item #675171

November 11, 1918

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 11, 1918 



* First Armistice at Compeigne

* Forest of Compiegne, France

* World War I fighting ends




The Bold banner headline announces: "THE CRUEL WAR IS ENDED" with the lengthy subhead beginning: "Kaiser Abdicates and Leaves Immediately for Dutch Border..." and much more.

Eight pages, 5 small binding holes at the blank ... See More  

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$92.00
675170

Sinking of the Lusitania...

Item #675170

May 10, 1915

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, May 10, 1915



* RMS Lusitania sinking (1st report)

* Cunard Line ocean liner




The front page headline of this bi-weekly newspaper announces: "GERMAN SUBMARINE SINKS VESSEL AND TAKES TOLL OF 1,198 LIVES" with subheads: "LUSITANIA ATTACKED AND SENT TO BOTTOM OF SEA WITHOUT WARNING" "Greatest Crime Yet Committed During Progress of ... See More  

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675124

SS Athenia torpedoed... America stays out of World War II...

Item #675124

September 04, 1939

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Sept. 4, 1939 



* SS Athenia sinking (1st report)

* 1st British ship sunk by Germany

* World War II at the beginning

* Britain and France entering the war




The front page banner headline announces: "SHIP IS TORPEDOED" with subheads: "Declare War On Nazis" "Britain & France Put Mighty Forces Into Action When Hitler Spu... See More  

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674703

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

Item #674703

November 10, 1887

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



* Jenny Lind death

* Swedish Nightingale

* Opera singer




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

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

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674531

Sherman marching through Georgia...

Item #674531

November 23, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 24, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman 

* March to the sea - Georgia

* In a rare Confederate title




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 months of the Civil... See More  

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674524

Rare Confederate issue from Petersburg...

Item #674524

August 15, 1863

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1863 



* Rare Confederate publication



Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end sh... See More  

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674461

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh... Is Sherman advancing into South Carolina?...

Item #674461

December 02, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Dec. 2, 1864  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 months of the Civil War.

The front page is mostly taken up with a fascinating report headed: "Report Of The Surgeon ... See More  

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674448

General William T. Sherman...

Item #674448

November 29, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 29, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman 

* March to the sea - Georgia

* In a rare Confederate title




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 months of the Civil... See More  

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674447

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh... Sherman's march through Georgia...

Item #674447

November 30, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 30, 1864  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 months of the Civil War.

The front page has reports headed: "Legislative Proceedings" "Congressional"... See More  

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$235.00
674395

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

Item #674395

March 03, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, March 3, 1917



* United States close to World War I

* President Woodrow Wilson




The front page has a nice banner headline: "CONGRESS STILL DAWDLES; Senators Seize Opportunity To Talk Regardless Of Fate Of U.S." with various subheads and related illustration. (see) Coverage on the official break of diplomatic relations between United States and ... See More  

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674179

From 1850 Greensboro, 11 years before the outbreak of the Civil War...

Item #674179

April 26, 1851

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, April 26, 1851



* Rare Antebellum publication



Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.

A typical newspaper of the day with news reports both local and national. Most of the back page is taken up with advertisements, a few of which are illustrated.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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674037

Curiously worded headline... Civil War generals...

Item #674037

December 05, 1889

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Dec. 5, 1889  An interesting paper if only because of the curious headlines and reporting of a gruesome tragedy. A ftpg. column is headed: "SEVEN MEN ROASTED" "And Dashed to Death in the Minneapolis Tribune Fire" "Dread Details Of The Disaster".

Page 3 has many portraits of Civil War generals from: "Hood's Campaig... See More  

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674035

Progressing towards Prohibition...

Item #674035

July 03, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 3, 1919 



* Headed towards prohibition

* Liquor - beer to be abolished




The top of the first column reports on the progress towards Prohibition: "PLAN TO STOP SALE OF STRONG BEER" "Congress And Department Of Justice After 2 3/4 Per Cent Article" with the details taking over half a column. Nationwide Prohibition would formal... See More  

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674016

Michael Jordan signed by the Bulls in a Chicago newspaper...

Item #674016

March 30, 1982

SUN-TIMES, Chicago, March 30, 1982



* Michael Jordan's game winning shot

* North Carolina Tar Heels basketball

* NCAA college championship vs. Georgetown

* From the city where he would become a legend




The top of the back page has a heading: "North Carolina finally does it" with two related photos and box scores. First report coverage continues inside. Text includes: "...... See More  

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673857

President Truman says the youth of America are too weak...

Item #673857

October 24, 1945

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, Oct. 24, 1945



* Precursor to Presidential Fitness Test

* Truman Speech to Congress to establish Universal Military Training




The front page has a 3 column heading: "President Truman Recommends Year of Training for All American Youth". The program he was proposing would require "a year's military training for all young men when they... See More  

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673712

Signed National Day of Thanksgiving by Roosevelt...

Item #673712

November 24, 1938

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, Nov. 21, 1938  Front page coverage has a two column heading: "Roosevelt Proclaims Day of Thanksgiving", and is signed "FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT". Quite displayable.

Other news of the day is found throughout.

This issue is complete in eight pages and is in nice condition.... See More  

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673711

Roosevelt backs Jews...

Item #673711

November 17, 1938

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, Nov. 17, 1938  Front page coverage has a one column heading: "ROOSEVELT HAS SHARP REBUKE FOR JEW HATERS", with a subheading, "Says Public Opinion Deeply Shocked By German Atrocities; 50,000 Jews Held as Hostages". The article goes on to quote Roosevelt: "I myself could scarcely believe that such things coul... See More  

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673710

Nazi guards kill 12 Jews...

Item #673710

November 24, 1938

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, Nov. 24, 1938  Front page coverage has a one column heading: "DEATH GANTLET OF NAZI GUARDS KILLS 12 JEWS ", with subheading: "Group of 62 Beaten with Spades, Whips and Club on Arrival At Concentration Camp.". The article goes on to state in part, "...12 of a group of 62 well-to-do Jews, allegedly were beate... See More  

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673612

The formal ending to World War I...

Item #673612

June 30, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, June 30, 1919 



* World War I officially ends

* Treaty of Versailles signing




The top of the first column has a report of the formal end of World War I with heads: "THE PEACE TREATY SIGNED IN THE HALL OF MIRRORS" This Formally Ends The World War of Nearly Five Years Duration". The dateline is from Versailles, France, June 28.

The re... See More  

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673611

North & South Dakota are admitted to the Union...

Item #673611

November 07, 1889

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Nov. 7, 1889  Near the bottom of the front page is a rather small, yet notable report headed: "North And South Dakota Admitted", they becoming the 39th and 40th admitted to the Union.

Eight pages, irregular and loose at the spine, various tears at the margins.

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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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673590

Joe Louis beats German Max Schmeling..

Item #673590

June 23, 1938

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, June. 23, 1938



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Max Schmeling (German fighter)

* Famous rematch - boxing




Page 5 of this issue has a one column heading: "LOUIS SMASHES DOWN SCHMELING FOR WORLD TITLE - Brown Bomber Beats German To Floor In Little Over Two Minutes". First report coverage on the heavyweight boxing championship betw... See More  

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673576

Great wealth of Revolutionary War reporting from Charleston & New York...

Item #673576

September 30, 1780

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 30, 1780 



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy




All of pages 2 and 3 are taken up with letters from General Clinton to Germain giving his military reports on events in the New York vicinity as well as events in the South, plus two letters from General Earl Cornwallis in Charleston with his views of events in his theatre or
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673564

Suffragist leader, Tennie Claflin, is married into royalty...

Item #673564

February 16, 1888

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Feb. 16, 1888  The front page has an interesting article on the notable Tennessee (Tennie) Claflin, who with her sister, Victoria Woodhull, were leading women's suffrage leaders. The article is headed: "Viscountess Of Montserrat" "Well Remembered Tennie C. Claflin Bears that Title and is Visiting Here".

Eight pages, very nice co... See More  

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673516

Hitler backs Mussolini... The Jewish question...

Item #673516

February 02, 1939

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Feb. 2, 1939 The banner headline declares: "HITLER PROMISES SUPPORT FOR MUSSOLINI" with subheads including: THE REICHSTAG HEARS DEMAND OF CHANCELLOR FOR LAND, TRADE", "Fuehrer Warns The United States Not To Interrupt Nazi Program in South America, Raps Ickes". 

Included in the article is a list of Declarations including: "... See More  

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673509

Ohio, Kansas, and New York ratify Suffrage Amendment....

Item #673509

June 19, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, June 19, 1919  This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "THREE MORE STATES RATIFY SUFFRAGE AMENDMENT", followed by a paragraph description of the events for each state: Ohio, Kansas and New York.

Additionally, the front page has a one column heading: "THE ANTI-SUFFS WILL FIGHT TO THE FINISH", describin... See More  

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673341

The end of World War I - Armistice...

Item #673341

November 14, 1918

(5) THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 14, 1918 (with Oct. 7, 10, 14, 17)  This 5 issue set covers the lead up to the end of WWI, and concludes with a report on the terms of Armistice being signed by German - bringing an end to the war.

The front page of the Nov. 14, 1918 issue contains: "THE GERMANS SIGN ALL THE ARMISTICE TERMS".  Each additional issue has a fron... See More  

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673315

Two front page graphics...

Item #673315

April 26, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1864  The front page has two graphics, a two column diagram of: "The Rebel Ram Albemarle...which Compelled the Surrender of Plymouth." being a cross section of it; plus a one column map of the vicinity of Plymouth, North Carolina.

Among the first column heads are: "North Carolina" "The Surrender of Plymouth to the Rebels" "General... See More  

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673313

Beauregard's letter of praise on the Battle of Manassas...

Item #673313

August 07, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 7, 1861 



* P.G.T. Beauregard praised

* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas




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

While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some very good war content including a lengthy item: "Notes, Facts and Queries for the People"... See More  

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673312

The Women's International Council is formed...

Item #673312

April 05, 1888

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, April 5, 1888  The front page has a report on the historic 1st meeting of the International Council of Women which was held in Washington, D.C., and was presided over by Susan B. Anthony. The front has: "THE WOMEN'S COUNCIL ENDED", followed by considerable details of the meeting. The article states the closing session began with prayer, en... See More  

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673310

National Thanksgiving Day... Tillie Smith Monument from Hackettstown, NJ...

Item #673310

November 24, 1887

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Nov. 24, 1887  The front page has an account of the Tillie Smith Monument in Hackettstown, NJ Included is print of Tillie and of the monument that was going to be dedicated on Thanksgiving Day.

Page 7 has many short articles covering Thanksgiving for anyone including: "NATIONAL THANKSGIVING DAY" ,"A CITY THANKSGIVING", &qu... See More  

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673292

Hanging of the four anarchists of the Haymarket Riot...

Item #673292

November 17, 1887

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Nov. 17, 1887



* re. Haymarket Affair riot massacre

* Anarchists hanged - executed




The front page has a detailed account of the hanging of the 4 anarchists of the Haymarket Riot, Spies, Fischer, Parsons, and Engel. Included are prints of each, as well as a print: "Preparing the Gallows".

The column heads: "THE DROP FALLS" "Spi... See More  

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673291

Last train robbery by "Kid" Curry and members of the Wild Bunch...

Item #673291

July 10, 1901

GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 10, 1901  The top of page 11 has a very fine account of the last train robbery by members of the "Wild Bunch".

This robbery of the Great Northern train happened near Wagner, Montana, but Kid Curry and other members of the Wild Bunch. The article provides much detail and takes over half a column.

Twelve pages, cleanly cut at the spine, brown... See More  

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673290

Death of Robert E. Lee, in a Southern newspaper...

Item #673290

October 13, 1870

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 13, 1870 



* Robert E. Lee death

* Confederate leader




All columns on pages 2 & 3 have black mourning rules for the death of Robert E. Lee.

Among the articles inside are " Dead" which has near the beginning: "...with the mournful intelligence that Robt. E. Lee is no more. This sad announcement will wring a wail of grief fro... See More  

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673135

Death of Rudolph Valentino....

Item #673135

August 23, 1926

GREENSBORO DAILY RECORD, North Carolina, Aug. 23, 1926 



* Rudolph Valentino death

* Latin Lover - The Sheik




The front page has a five column heading: "Death Is Victorious Over Rudolph Valentino, Screen Favorite of Thousands Died At Noon" with subheads and small photo of Valentino. (see)

Sixteen pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, two small tape mends near bott... See More  

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$88.00
673008

Bible saves soldier's life - to be given to the United States....

Item #673008

May 27, 1918

THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 27, 1918  The front page has: "Bible Which Saved His Life to be Given U.S. by Soldier Wilson".  There are many wartime stories concerning a soldier's life being saved by a Bible in his pocket, but this soldier gifted his Bible to the U.S. government.  A wonderful wartime story!

Complete in 8 pages, fragile (typical for... See More  

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672707

Death of "Buffalo Bill" Cody...

Item #672707

January 11, 1917

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Jan. 11, 1917 



* Buffalo Bill death

* William Cody




The top of a front page column has reports datelined from Denver: "Buffalo Bill's Life Like The Hour Glass" with the text beginning: "Colonel William F. Cody, (Buffalo Bill) is dying in Denver tonight..." with more. But this report is followed by an update: "Buffalo ... See More  

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$82.00
672705

Tragic death of Will Rogers and Wiley Post...

Item #672705

August 19, 1935

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Aug. 19, 1935 



* Will Rogers & Wiley Post

* Airplane crash - deaths




The banner headline announces: "Will Rogers And Wiley Post Die In Crash" with subhead: "Both Crushed to Death When Plane Dives Into River In Desolate Spot". Featured also are photos of the two together, and one of Will Rogers by himself.

Eight pages, ligh... See More  

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$62.00
672656

The complete 1928 World Series: Yankees take a four game sweep...

Item #672656

October 05, 1928

GREENSBORO DAILY NEWS, North Carolina  A collection of six consecutive issues dated October 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 covering the entire Yankee's four game sweep of the 1928 Major League World Series over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Fine coverage of each game including both front page and sports page reporting. Babe Ruth's name is quite prominent in several reports.

Each issue is complete,... See More  

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$158.00
672643

All seven games of the 1925 Major League Baseball World Series...

Item #672643

October 08, 1925

GERENSBORO DAILY NEWS, North Carolina  A complete set of nine issues reporting on all 7 games of  the 1925 Major League Baseball World Series, issues dated October 8 thru 16, 1925.



* Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Senators 

* World Series of baseball (all 7 games)




Most have front page reports with considerable reporting on the sports pages, including the report of the fina... See More  

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$148.00
672620

An incredible display issue on the end of World War II...

Item #672620

August 14, 1945

THE WILMINGTON NEWS--EXTRA, North Carolina, August 14, 1945



* World War II ends

* Japanese surrenders

* Terrific headline for display




When it comes to huge, screaming headlines on the end of World War II they can't possibly get much better than this.

Taking about three-quarters of the front page, in letters 8 1/4 and 4 7/8 inches high, is: "JAPS QUIT ! " with subhead: "... See More  

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$445.00
672498

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

Item #672498

February 28, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, February 28, 1917



* United States close to World War I

* President Woodrow Wilson




The front page has a nice banner headline: "NOW UP TO CONGRESS" with many subheads. (see) Coverage on the official break of diplomatic relations between United States and Germany.

Other news day. Complete with 10 pages, light toning, tiny library label (see), g... See More  

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$42.00
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