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March 08, 1932
THE NEWS, March 8, 1932 Full front page banner headline reading "BREAK SEEN IN KIDNAPING" with reports to follow. This issue also contains the following front page coverage: "Police Guard Mayor's Home, Four Children", "Breckinridge, Aide to Colonel, Leaves on Secret Mission", "Warden Tells of Tracing Gas in Arson Plot", "Man is Frozen to Death Here", and much more! This is the com... See More
June 21, 1941
TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, June 21, 1941. Ftpg. banner head: "33 On Sunken Submarine Held Dead" re. sinking of the O-9 off the coast of New Hampshire. Also a 3 line, 2 col. head: "Jacqueline Cochran, Noted U.S. Aviatrix, First Woman to Pilot Bomber to Britain". A bit of lite wear and lite foxing along the fold.
August 21, 1915
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 21, 1915 This issue contains many displayable ads including a 2 page spread for a Chalmers Six-40 Motorcar, Prince Albert Pipe Tobacco, and Firestone Tires - all fullpage. Addition content (with images) includes: "The Largest Hydraulic Motor", "Thimble Shoal Lighthouse", "...the "Building of New York&... See More
November 09, 1943
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 9, 1943 An inconspicuous article on page 25 carries the very first mention of the eventually-to-be-famous pianist known simply as "Liberace". The item under the heading "Musical Notes" states: "...The American Theatre Wing Stage Door Canteen will start tonight a series of appearances by youthful concert artists. Gloria Perkins, American violi... See More
December 20, 1940
THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Pennsylvania, December 20, 1949 Paper has large, banner headline that reads, "Germany Moves to Aid Italy" with subheads: "Churchill Warns Against Invasion", "Grew Warns Japan". Paper is in nice condition. See photo for additional details.
October 09, 1944
THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Pennsylvania, October 9, 1944 Bold, banner headline: "Yanks And Reds Smash Nazi Lines" as well as subheads including: "Yanks Deliver Heavy Air Blows In Pacific" and "Wendell L. Willkie Dies In New York". Paper is in great condition. See photo for additional details.
August 08, 1902
THE PHOENIX ADVERTISER from Phoenixville, PA and dated August 8, 1902. This 4 page newspaper is in good condition. This issue has news of the day & many interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then. A nice issue from this Southeastern Pennsylvania town near Philadelphia.
"Fatty's" Not Permitted to Inspect Egypt's Unearthed Tomb... They Nearly Ruined the Gold Cloth by Squeezing...
February 20, 1923
THE LANCASTER DAILY GAZETTE, Lancaster, OH., February 20, 1923. Small headline at the bottom of the page that reads, ""Fatty's" Not Permitted to Inspect Egypt's Unearthed Tomb- They Nearly Ruined the Gold Cloth by Squeezing", regarding King Tut's Tomb. Headline of the paper reads, "Fire Destroys Maple St. Church". Paper is in nice condition! See photo for additional details.
June 16, 1928
NEWPORT HERALD, Newport, RI., June 16, 1928. Nice Bold Headline, surrounded by advertisements, reads, "Curtis is Nominated for Vice President". Includes subheads: "Landslide for Kansan Results in His Selection by an Overwhelming Vote; Convention Adjourns in a Happy Mood", "Delegation from Pennsylvania is Responsible for Landslide", "Plans for Early Conference with Hoover Made Immediately by C... See More
May 21, 1927
THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, KS., May 21, 1927. Nice Bold Headline: "Secretary Andrews Out". Includes subheads: "Roy A. Haynes Also Resigns from Dry Job", "Andrews Will Be Succeeded As Boss of Prohibition Forces by Seymour Lowman, Former Lieutenant Governor of New York", "James Doran Replaces Haynes". Nice condition! See photo for additional details.
October 04, 1945
DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, MI., Oct. 4, 1945. Nice Big Bold Front Page Banner Head that reads "Trucks Is Called To Square Series". Has three column picture of Hank Borowy, and is sub-headed "Chicago Pins Hope on Wyse". Nice condition, see photo for additional details.
April 06, 1932
THE NEWS, Cleveland, OH., Apr. 6, 1932. Nice Big Bold Banner Head that reads "
March 06, 1932
NEW YORK TIMES, Mar. 6, 1932. Two unique articles, one on John Philip Sousa and one on the Lindbergh baby. Headlines read "John Philip Sousa, Band Leader, Dies In Hotel At Reading
Item #180190The World of Sports You pick the season! Follow the world of sports with this 4 issue set of The Sporting News. You receive 1 issue from each decade of the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, providing a great overview of sports news and reporting during the mid-20th century. Each issue includes many graphics and sporting news at both the college and professional levels. Pick Fall, Winter, Spring, or S... See More
January 01, 1900
Inventors & Inventions Collection II The Early 1900s Set - Each set contains 5 issues of The Scientific American Magazine, one each from 1900s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. With the industrial period as a foundation, follow the inventors and inventions of the first half of the 20th century. An interesting technological look at this rapidly changing period in history.
January 01, 1942
World War II Survey IV The Pictorial Context Collection - 6 issues, one each from 1940-1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, and 1946-1947., all from PM Magazine the pictorial magazine of WW II. Issues from before, during, and after the war place the war in visual context.
January 01, 1942
World War II Survey III The American Involvement Collection - 4 issues, one each from 1942, 1943, 1944, and 1945. This is a great set providing a concentrated view of Americas involvement in WW II. All issues have war related reports.
January 01, 1942
World War II Survey II The War in Context Collection - 5 issues, one each from 1936-1939, 1940-1941, 1942-1943, 1944-1945, and 1946-1950. Issues from before, during, and after the war place the war in context.
January 01, 1942
World War II Survey I The War in Focus Collection - 6 issues, one each from 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, and 1945. This is a great set providing a concentrated view of WW II. All issues have war related reports.
Item #180155Additional War Collections can be obtained for any of the following: French & Indian War, Revolutionary War, Mexican War, Spanish-American War, WWI, and the Korean War. Prices will vary depending upon the collection, but will be priced similarly to our other war collections, and may range from $40 to $100. Contact us for additional details and exact pricing.
January 01, 1938
Moments in American History IV - 1940s (war), 1940s (post war), 1950s, and 1960s Each set contains 4 issues, one from each decade shown, providing news of the day, advertisements, etc., revealing a great snapshot of life as it was actually occurring. All issues are from major American cities, providing national news coverage. This is set 4 of a five part collection.
January 01, 1902
Moments in American History III - 1900s, 1910s, 1920s, and 1930s Each set contains 4 issues, one from each decade shown, providing news of the day, advertisements, etc., revealing a great snapshot of life as it was actually occurring. All issues are from major American cities, providing national news coverage. This is set 3 of a five part collection. Please note: These issues are from ... See More
January 01, 1889
(7) Presidential Collection IV - a seven-issue set containing one issue each from the administrations of Benjamin Harrison, Grover Cleveland (2nd), William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft, Woodrow Wilson, and Warren Harding, providing a single-day snapshot of the atmosphere during each administration. This is set four of a six-part series.... See More
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Item #180043A lot of 10 issues of STARS & STRIPES, the American military paper, from 1944-1945 during the closing months of the war. Each issue is filled with military content. Small folio-size, 4 pages each, good condition.
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October 28, 1986
KANSAS CITY KANSAN newspaper from Kansas City, KS, dated October 28, 1986. This 10 page newspaper is in nice condition and contains the reporting on the New York Mets winning the World Series championship on page 6. See photos.
July 14, 1938
Coldwater Daily Reporter, Coldwater, MI., 7/14/1938. Nice headline that reads Round-The-World Flight Completed Within Four Days. Has subhead that reads Howard Hughes Lands Plane At Bennett Field. Paper is irregular on the far right side, but in nice condition overall. See photo for additional details.
September 15, 1943
Journal American, New York, NY., 9/15/1943. Nice banner head that reads "Own Rule Set Up By Duce". Front page only; see photo for additional details.
April 24, 1941
Dayton Herald, Dayton, OH., 4/14/1941. Paper has nice banner head that reads "British Stand At Thermopylae To Protect Sea Withdrawal". Paper is in nice condition, see photo for additional details. Front section only.
August 19, 1942
Cleveland News, Cleveland, OH., 8/19/1942. Nice Banner Head that reads "U.S., Allied Commando Troops Raid French Port; Battle Still On." Paper has map of the raid on Dieppe." Paper is in good condition, see photo for additional details.
President’s Reelection Seems Assured Roosevelt Wins State, Baldwin Is Victor Japs Strafed In Manila; Vossenack Battle
November 08, 1944
Hartford Courant, Hartford, CT., 11/8/1944. Nice Banner Head that reads "President's Reelection Seems Assured Roosevelt Wins State, Baldwin Is Victor Japs Strafed In Manila; Vossenack Battle". Has picture of FDR. Paper is in nice condition, see photo for additional details.
February 10, 1942
Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, OH., 2/10/1942. Nice banner head that reads "Scores Injured In Normandie Fire". Has picture of the Normandie burning. Paper is in nice condition; see photo for additional details. Outer leaves only.
October 08, 1941
Toledo Blade, Toledo, OH., 10/8/1941. Nice banner head that reads "Reds Reported Facing Ruin". Paper is in nice condition; see photo for additional details. Outer leaves only.
July 07, 1941
New York Post, 7/7/1941. Nice article headed "Million Nazis Lost, Moscow Claims". Paper is front page only, in nice condition. See photo for additional details.
November 22, 1944
Stars & Stripes, U.S. Military Paper, 11/22/1944. Nice Banner Head that reads "Yanks 23 Mi. Past Metz". Paper is in nice condition, see photo for additional details.
May 03, 1926
"CURRENT EVENTS" newspaper, subtitled "A Condensed Newspaper, Weekly, for Use in Public and Private Schools." from New York. Issues are dated May 7, 1926; Sept. 16, 1927; Sept. 30, 1927; Oct. 14, 1927; Oct. 21, 1927; Nov. 18, 1927; Dec. 2, 1927; and Dec. 9, 1927. Each issue is complete in 4 pages although 1 issue is 8 pages. Various news of the day with photos inside. Very mini... See More
January 01, 1959
THE BORNEO BULLETIN, 1959 If you would like a newspaper from one of the more remote spots of the world, here is a good one. Surprisingly modern in format and content, in English, complete in 20 pages. Bit irregular at the spine margin but otherwise quite nice. The photo shown is "generic" so the issue you receive will have different content but will have the same format and look.
August 17, 1960
DETROIT FREE PRESS, August 17, 1960 Nice, large front page photo of Roger Brown, Rookie tackle for the Detroit Lions, getting measured by the team trainer. Nice Condition, see photo for additional details.
January 01, 1900
THE MAFEKING MAIL--SPECIAL SIEGE SLIP, South Africa, 1900 Fascinating newspaper published during the Boer War under "siege" conditions. Note above the dateline: "Issued Daily, Shells Permitting" and also listing which "Day of Siege" this was published. A singlesheet paper printed on thick-stock paper due to lack of newsprint, various war news & other items. Measur... See More
August 08, 1946
NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 8, 1946 Pg. 21 has a 2 line, 1 col. head: Tony Lazzeri Dies; Starred On Yanks & subhead: Second Baseman During Era of Babe Ruth Succumbs at 42--Famed as Clutch Hitter. One col. photo of Tony Lazzeri. Minor tear in the margin next to the spine.
November 03, 1923
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 3, 1923 Ftpg. 3 line, 1 col. head: "Naval Airman Flies 259 Miles an Hour For World's Record" & subheads: "Lieut. Brow Races Lieut.. Williams, Who Beat Him at St. Louis, at Mitchell Field" "Planes Faster Than Eyes" & more.
February 26, 1941
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 26, 1941 Banner headline on pg. 24: Rangers win and Snap Bruins Unbeaten Streak at 23 Games; American Ties and one column subheads: Blue Shirts Rally To Triumph By 2-0 Pratt Paces Late rnager Rush That Leads to Markers by Hextall and Hiller 16,086 See Bruins Bow Boston Unbeaten on Home Ice Since Nov. 26, Outplays Foe Unitl Last 7 Minutes. Nearly a full column report pl... See More
December 17, 1921
NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 17, 1921 Pg. 18 two line, 1 col. head: "Saint-Saens, Great Composer Is Dead" & subheads. Binding holes close to the photo.
September 28, 1964
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Mass., Sept. 28, 1964 Ftpg. banner head: Oswald And Ruby Acted As Lone Killers re. the Warren Commission Report. Three related photos at the bottom.
June 21, 1919
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 21, 1919 See the photo below for the great color cover showing wheels being made, the print captioned: "An Electrically Operated Machine For Stacking Finished Wheels". There is a related article--with several more black & white photos--on an inside page. You get the complete issue which is in very nice condition. Minor inked library stamp in ... See More
September 21, 1998
THE SUN, Baltimore, September 21, 1998 This 52 page newspaper contains the report of Cal Ripken Jr. ending his famous streak of consecutive games played. The front page headline reads: "2,632 - Ripken Ends The Streak", and includes his response: "I thought about it and decided let's end it in the same place it started. In my home state. IN front of the best fans in the wor... See More
July 08, 1924
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 8, 1924 The ftpg. has a 3 line, 1 column head: "President's Son, Calvin Jr., 16 Dies As Parents Watch" and subheads: "Every Method Known to Science Fails to Avert Death from Septic Poisoning" "Injections Resorted To" "Hope Finally Abandoned at 8 P. M., When the Boy Begins to Sink Rapidly" "Illness Caused By Blister&quo... See More
August 17, 1968
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, August 17, 1968 This sporting newspaper is about 55 pages in length and is in terrific condition and has never been bound. This particular issue features REGGIE JACKSON & RICK MONDAY OF THE OAKLAND A'S on the front with text about him in the inside pages.
July 11, 1903
THE DETROIT NEWS, July 11, 1903 The front page has: "POPE PASSED A BETTER DAY". This vintage 12 page paper has light overall browning with more around the edges. There are some minor tears due to the pulpish nature of the papers. The main article is completely intact and unaffected.
July 06, 1903
DETROIT NEWS, July 6, 1903 The front page has: "POPE SLOWLY PASSING AWAY - Last Communion Administered by All Cardinals Now in Rome".
There is also a front page picture of His Holiness(see). This vintage paper has light overall browning with more around the edges. There is some archival mending due to the pulpish nature of the papers. The main article is completely intact and unaf... See More
May 04, 1901
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, NY May 4, 1901. This paper contains frontpage prints and internal article of: THE GREAT NILE RESERVOIR..(see picture). There is also a fullpage article and prints of: The Hofman Flying Machine (see picture). This paper is in very nice condition with minor edge tears with no loss and measures about 11 by 15.5 inches.
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