683983

Charles Ponzi arrested... Wall Street scam...

Item #683983

August 14, 1920

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 14, 1920



* Charles Ponzi goes to jail

* Wall Street - Stock Market

* Women's suffrage



The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "PONZI GOES TO JAIL; RIVAL OPERATORS ARE ALSO TAKEN" "Crowd Storms Offices" "Forty Additional Counts Placed Against 'the Wizard,' Who Fears for Life" and more. &nb... See More  

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683981

Ruth Snyder executed by electric chair...

Item #683981

January 13, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1928



* Murderers Ruth Snyder & Henry Judd 

* Sing Sing Prison executions - electric chair
 



The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MRS. SNYDER AND GRAY DIE IN THE CHAIR, SHE CRYING, 'FATHER FORGIVE THEM', HE CALMLY REPEATING THE BEATITUDES" with subheads. Loads of text. First report coverage on Ruth Snyder being... See More  

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683979

1922 Dolomite, Alabama mining disaster....

Item #683979

November 23, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 23, 1922



* Jefferson County, Alabama

* Dolomite coal mine explosion

* Woodward Iron Company




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "83 KILLED, 60 HURT BY DUST EXPLOSION IN ALABAMA MINE" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 38 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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683978

1942 Battle of Stalingrad begins...

Item #683978

September 14, 1942

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, September 14, 1942



* Battle of Stalingrad beginning

* World War II - WWII

* Volograd, Russia




The front page has a one column heading: "Reds' Bayonet Repulse Nazis At Stalingrad" with subhead. Related map is on page 2. Coverage near the start of the Battle of Stalingrad which is currently named Volograd, Russia.

Complete with 24 pages, light toning an... See More  

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683976

1918 House to pass the historic Suffrage Amendment...

Item #683976

January 10, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 10, 1918



* The Women's Suffrage movement

* 19th Amendment sought

* President Woodrow Wilson




The front page has a banner heading: "One Hard Fought Suffrage Goal Seems In Sight" with subhead. (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 th... See More  

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683973

Florence Fleming Noyes as "Liberty" dancer...

Item #683973

March 03, 1913

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, March 3, 1913



* Florence Fleming Noyes

* "Liberty" dancer

* Women's suffrage




The front page has a one column photo with heading: "Sharon Woman In Tableaux As "Liberty" Dancer" (see) Brief text.

Complete with 20 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice... See More  

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683972

1781 military pay document...

Item #683972

December 12, 1782

A genuine Revolutionary War pay document from the State of Connecticut dated Dec. 12, 1781. Fascinating document for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the State Of Connecticut. This document contains two signatures, and is written out for "Thirteen Shillings".

Measures 6 by 5 inches, lightly inked, archival mend on the back side, genera... See More  

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683971

Siege of Madrid begins in 1936...

Item #683971

November 07, 1936

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, November 7, 1936 



* Siege of Madrid Spain beginning

* Nationalists assault

* Spanish Civil War




The front page has a banner headline: "REBELS REPORTED IN MADRID" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage on the beginning of the Siege of Madrid.

Complete with 38 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along t... See More  

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683967

1900 Jeffersonville, Indiana race war...

Item #683967

December 26, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 26, 1900



* Jeffersonville (Cementville), Indiana

* Race war - riots - Negroes




The front page has a one column heading: "Rioting In Indiana" with subhead. (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.

Complete with 8 pag... See More  

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683958

Short-lived title from a Texas town with a rich history...

Item #683958

January 13, 1892

VELASCO DAILY TIMES, Texas, Jan. 13, 1892 



* Rare Southwestern title

* Possibly the first time offered anywhere (see note)




A rare title as it existed for less than six months.

Velasco was a town in Texas that was later annexed by the city of Freeport. Founded in 1831, Velasco is situated on the east side of the Brazos River four miles from the Gulf of Mexico. The town's early hist... See More  

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683957

Chicago Cubs opens 1935 World Series...

Item #683957

October 02, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 2, 1935



* Chicago Cubs vs. Detroit Tigers w/ photos

* World Series of baseball opening day




The front page has a terrific banner headline: "PLAY BALL! CLASSIC BEGINS" with subheads. Nice for display. The front page of section 2 (sports) has another banner headline and a few related photos. More related photos are on the back page. Cubs would win the f... See More  

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683955

1900 Rome, Georgia Negro lynching...

Item #683955

December 08, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 8, 1900



* Rome, Floyd County, Georgia

* Negro lynching hanging - shooting




The front page has a one column heading: "A GEORGIA LYNCHING" with subhead. (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.

Complete with 8 pages, 1... See More  

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683942

Jerusalem named capital of Israel in 1950...

Item #683942

January 24, 1950

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 24, 1950



* Jerusalem declared capital of Israel

* Knesset votes 60-2 to adopt

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Jerusalem Named Capital of Israel" (see) First report on Jerusalem being declared the capital of Israel. Historic.

Complete with 54 pages, rag edition in great condition.





source: Jerusalem News:... See More  

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683927

Supporting William H. Harrison for President...

Item #683927

June 13, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington City, June 13, 1840



* William Henry Harrison for president



This issue has on the inside page a political cartoon print of a log cabin (for Wm. H. Harrison) and a heraldic eagle engraving with "Harrison & Tyler" on a banner in the eagle's beak (see). Much political reporting.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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683922

1929 World Series.... Cubs vs. A's.....

Item #683922

October 09, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 9, 1929



* 1929 World Series (game 1)

* Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Athletics

* Major league baseball MLB




The front page has a one column heading: "ATHLETICS WIN, 3-1; EHMKE FANS 13 CUBS IN SERIES OPENER" with subheads. (see)

Much more in the sport's section (page 25) with headlines, photos and box scores. (see) First report coverage on game 1 o... See More  

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683900

Account of an 1812-1813 expedition from Louisiana through Texas...

Item #683900

August 28, 1819

THE WEEKLY REGISTER (Supplement), Baltimore, Aug. 28, 1819 



Page 42 begins: "Province of Texas", which includes a "brief history of an expedition in 1812 and 1813, from Louisiana into the Texas" and "The expedition carried on against the government of Spain in the Provine of Texas, which commenced in 1812, by a body of Americans, sided by malcontents in the co... See More  

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683867

On the constitutionality of laws against slave trade...

Item #683867

December 28, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1858  Page 2 has an article taking fully 1 1/2 columns headed: "Constitutionality of the Laws Against the African Slave Trade". Keep in mind that the importation of slaves had been outlawed since 1808.

Page 3 has: "Liberia and the Slave Trade".

Four pages, light damp stain at the top, good condition. The folder siz... See More  

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683843

The Netherlands from near the end of the war...

Item #683843

April 07, 1945

TROUW, April 7, 1945, which translates to "Fidelity", a Dutch language newspaper from The Netherlands printed in "Haarlem and surroundings" from near the closing weeks of World War II. Noted at the top: "Speciale Uitgave" (Special Edition).

A single sheet of small size, 5 1/2 by 8 inches, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 321 (released for August, 2022)...

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683804

1900 Taiyuan massacre... Christians executed...

Item #683804

December 14, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 14, 1900



* Taiyuan Massacre - Shanxi, North China

* Christians - foreigners executions

* Boxer Rebellion - uprising




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "MORE CHINESE HORRORS MISSIONARIES " with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that ar... See More  

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683802

The Mormons, Frederick Douglass, and a freed slave's industriousness...

Item #683802

January 19, 1879

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 19, 1879  Pg. 7 is: "Frederick Douglass On The South" (see images). The bottom of page 5 has: "The Mormon Polygomists' Reply" (not photoed). One of the more interesting articles is found on page 2: "A Colored Man's History", which tells of a young slave boy who managed to save a few pennies here-and-there until he was given his freedo... See More  

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683801

2003 Mosul raid... Uday & Qusay Hussein...

Item #683801

July 23, 2003

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 23, 2003



* 2003 Mosul raid - Iraq

* Uday & Qusay Hussein




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "U.S. Kills Hussein's Sons in Firefight at Mansion" with subheads and two related photos. Much more inside.

Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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683799

1905 Chicago teamsters' strike...

Item #683799

May 22, 1905

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 22, 1905



* 1905 Chicago teamsters' strike

* Solidarity action & lockout

* Brotherhood of Teamsters




The top of the front has a two column headline: "STRIKE IS AGAIN IN FULL SWING" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not... See More  

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683798

1981 Air Traffic Controllers strike begins...

Item #683798

August 04, 1981

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 4, 1981



* Professional Air Traffic Controllers

* Strike begins - redefine labor relations

* President Ronald Reagan




The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "CONTROLLERS STRIKE, HALTING 7,000 FLIGHTS; REAGAN GIVES 48-HOUR NOTICE OF DISMISSAL" with subheads and two related photos. Much more inside.

Complete with 42 pages, a little residue fr... See More  

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683796

Jack Dempsey comeback try fails... Boxing...

Item #683796

February 19, 1932

SECTION 2 ONLY (Sports) of the Chicago Tribune, Feb. 19, 1932



* Jack Dempsey vs. King Levinsky

* Comeback tour ends in defeat (last fight)

* Heavyweight boxing exhibition bout




The top of the front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "LEVINSKY DEFEATS DEMPSEY BEFORE 22,000" with subheads. Nice for display. Three related photos are on the back page. (see)

Complete wi... See More  

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683795

Nine issues with Civil War-related content...

Item #683795

December 27, 1862

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 9 different issues from 1862, each contains within reports on military events from the Civil War, or reports of developments and improvements of military equipment.

Each issue complete in 16 pages and in nice condition.

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683794

Nine issues with Civil War-related content...

Item #683794

December 27, 1862

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 9 different issues from 1863, 1864, and one issue from 1865, each contains within reports on military events from the Civil War, or reports of developments and improvements of military equipment.

Each issue complete in 16 pages and in nice condition.

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683772

Definitive proof of Einstein's theory of relativity... 'Epoch making'...

Item #683772

November 09, 1919

 NEW YORK TIMES, November 9, 1919 



* Very early Albert Einstein

* Theory of Relativity proved




Page 6 begins with an article which, in scientific circles, is definitive proof of Einstein's theory of relativity.

As background, in 1916 Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity in full mathematical detail. That opened the window on a radically new framework for p... See More  

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683764

1900 John Sherman death...

Item #683764

October 22, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 22, 1900



* Politician John Sherman death

* United States Senator from Ohio

* U.S. Secretary of State 1897-98




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "JOHN SHERMAN" 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 th... See More  

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683761

Yellow fever epidemic outbreak in Shreveport, Louisiana...

Item #683761

October 26, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 26, 1873



* Yellow Fever epidemic of 1873

* Shreveport, Louisiana LA & Memphis




The top of page 12 has one column headings: "YELLOW FEVER" "Encouraging Accounts from Memphis and Shreveport" and more. (see)

Complete with 16 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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683760

1900 Hot Springs County, Arkansas train robbery...

Item #683760

November 22, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 22, 1900



* Gifford - Malvern, Arkansas

* Hot Springs County

* Dramatic Train Robbery




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "BANDITS AND DYNAMITE PLAY HAVOC WITH A TRAIN" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally ... See More  

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683731

1900 Limon, Colorado Negro lynching...

Item #683731

November 17, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 17, 1900



* Limon, Lincoln County, Colorado horror

* Preston John Porter, Jr. - Negro lynching burning




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "COLORADO HORROR" 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 er... See More  

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683729

1900 Tampa, Florida cigar makers riot...

Item #683729

November 15, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 15, 1900



* Tampa Bay, Florida cigar makers riot



The top of the front page has a two column headline: "RIDDLED WITH BULLETS DURING A FIERCE RIOT" 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. Rare as such.

C... See More  

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683728

1900 Biloxi, Mississippi fire disaster...

Item #683728

November 09, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 9, 1900



* Biloxi, Mississippi fire disaster



The front page has a one column heading: "Biloxi Burned" with subhead. (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. Rare as such.

Complete with 8 pages, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, sma... See More  

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683726

1900 United States census results...

Item #683726

October 30, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 30, 1900



* United States census results

* Turn of the 20th century population

* State by state totals chart




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "SEVENTY-SIX MILLION IS OUT POPULATION" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are n... See More  

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683724

1900 Tarrant & Co Drug House explosion disaster...

Item #683724

October 29, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 29, 1900



* Tarrant & co Drug House Explosion

* Manhattan New York City disaster




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TWO HUNDRED KILLED IN NEW YORK EXPLOSION" 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 fro... See More  

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683720

1900 Theodore Roosevelt campaign begins...

Item #683720

October 13, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 13, 1900



* Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt starts campaign

* Pre-1900 United States presidential (VP) election




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TEDDY IN KENTUCKY" 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 frag... See More  

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683719

Gospel of Thomas discovery announced in 1959...

Item #683719

March 19, 1959

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1959



* Gospel of Thomas discovery announcement

* 114 Sayings of Jesus Christ - Biblical canon




Near the bottom of the front page is a four column heading: "Sayings Ascribed to Jesus Found in Egypt" with subhead. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 30 pages, light toning along the central fold, nice condition.... See More  

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683716

The Shaggy Dog opening day 1959 advertisement....

Item #683716

March 19, 1959

2ND SECTION ONLY of the New York Times, March. 19, 1959



* The Shaggy Dog opening day ad

* Walt Disney comedy film - movie

* Actor Fred MacMurray - Jean Hagen




Inside this section (page 41) has a 7 x 5 inch advertisement for the new movie by the Disney Studios titled, "The Shaggy Dog". (see)

Complete section 2 only with pages 31-60, nice condition.... See More  

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683680

1908 Springfield, Illinois race riot...

Item #683680

August 15, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 15, 1908



* Springfield, Illinois

* Race riots - Negroes




The front page has a banner headline: "Illinois Capital in Hands of Mob" with subheads and related photo. (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.

Complete wit... See More  

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683661

1900 Akron, Ohio race riot...

Item #683661

August 23, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 23, 1900



* Akron, Ohio race riot of 1900

* Negro lynching attempt




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TERRIBLE DESTRUCTION BY A MURDEROUS MOB" 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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683660

1900 New York City race riot...

Item #683660

August 16, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 16, 1900



* The New York City Race Riot

* Police officer murder - Negroes




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A NEW YORK INFAMY" 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.

Complete with ... See More  

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683657

1900 Caleb Powers found guilty of murder...

Item #683657

August 18, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 18, 1900



* Caleb Powers found guilty of murder

* First secretary of state of Kentucky

* Governor William Goebel of Kentucky




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "POWERS FOUND GUILTY AND PRISON FOR LIFE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find i... See More  

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683654

1900 Victor Emmanuel III of Italy crowned...

Item #683654

August 11, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 11, 1900



* Victor Emmanuel III

* Crowned King of Italy




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE KING CROWNED" 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.

Complete with 8 pages, 19 x 14 1... See More  

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683653

1900 Armenians holocaust...

Item #683653

August 09, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 9, 1900



* Armenian Genocide - Holocaust - Massacres

* Sason - Ottoman Empire - Turkey




The front page has a one column heading: "Two Hundred Killed" with subhead. (see) Brief text here. 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 pap... See More  

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683648

(pre) Premier ads and reviews of Frozen, Hunger Games, and more...

Item #683648

November 03, 2013

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 3, 2013  



* Pre-premier ads and reviews

* Frozen

* Hunger Games: Catching Fire & Black Nativity

* Secret Life of Walter Mitty




The Calendar Section has much to reveal about the upcoming movies of the holiday season. The front page of the Calendar section reads: "Holiday Movie Sneak Peaks" with photos from "Hunger Games", "Thor:... See More  

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683632

1900 Battle of Beicang... Boxer Rebellion....

Item #683632

August 06, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 6, 1900



* Battle of Beicang - Peitsang

* Eight Nation Alliance

* Boxer Rebellion - Chinese Army




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BLOODY BATTLE FOUGHT ALLIES LOSE 1200 MEN" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totall... See More  

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683630

1900 King Umberto I of Italy assassination....

Item #683630

July 30, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 30, 1900



* Umberto I of Italy - King Humbert

* Assassination - Gaetano Bresci




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "HUMBERT IS MURDERED AN ANARCHIST'S DEED" 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 th... See More  

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683602

Baltimore slaves set free... Lincoln's proclamation making Nevada a State... Reason for the war...

Item #683602

November 03, 1864

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, November 3, 1864  Page 2 has the small but historic announcement: "Slaves Set Free In Baltimore", which includes in part: "The Post's special dispatch says: The slaves were set free yesterday in Baltimore, in pursuance of an order of the Court, under the new Constitution of Maryland."

Page 2 has the proclamation by President Lincoln... See More  

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683601

Rocky Marciano wins heavyweight boxing title...

Item #683601

September 25, 1952

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Sept. 25, 1952



* Rocky Marciano wins heavyweight boxing title

* Knocks out Jersey Joe Walcott in 13th round




The front page of the sport's section has two related photos with headings: "The Punch Of The Year" and "Dethrones A Champions" Also a two column heading: "Joe to Fight Rocky Again; Pilot Agrees" (see)

Complete with 38 pa... See More  

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683600

Plane crashes into the Empire State Building...

Item #683600

July 29, 1945

MINNEAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE, July 29, 1945 



* B-25 Mitchell bomber crash

* Empire State Building




The front page has a two column heading: "13 Now Dead in B25 empire State Crash" with subhead and a few related photos.Five more photos are on the back page. (see) First report coverage on the B-25 Mitchell bomber airplane crash into the Empire State Building in New York City.

Com... See More  

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