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Item #160327

October 22, 1951

LIFE, Oct. 22, 1951 Page 133 has the famous report by Dodgers scout Andy High in which he critiques each of the Yankee players. The story about the report is headed: "Never Saw A Report Like It" "Leo Durocher pays tribute to Brooklyn's scout's analysis of the N.Y. Yankees which didn't pull Giants through but will make fuel for the hot-stove league." Despite having the report, the Giants still lost... See More  

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Item #160328

July 07, 1928

MID-WEEK PICTORIAL, July 7, 1928 Full ftpg. photo is a nice portrait of Al Smith, Gov. of NY and the Democratic Candidate for President. An inside pg. has nearly a fullpg. photo of Bobby Jones and Johnny Farrell, who had just defeated Jones for the National Golf Open. A bit of wear at the top, some foxing in the margins on the ftpg., otherwise very good.

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Item #160356

May 28, 1929

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, May 28, 1929 Ftpg. has nearly a banner head: "Lindy And Anne Married!" & subheads: "Only Family Present For Simple Rite" "Ceremony Performed at 4; Lindy's Mother There; News Told by Morrow's Secretary." Two column (non-wedding) photo of Lindy and Anne. Residue of address label slightly affects the head, browned and a bit of wear at the edges.

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Item #160421

June 15, 1930

DETROIT FREE PRESS, Annual Touring & Resort Number, June 15, 1930 A supplement to the Sunday edition containing information, facts and ads relating to travel and tourism in Michigan and elsewhere. Tabloid-size, in generally good condition.

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Item #160478

October 12, 1925

KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, Oct. 12, 1925 First col., 3 line head: " 'Barney' Hot Again, Blanks Pirates, 4 To 0" & subhead: "Gives Only 6 Hits Despite Injury; Senators Within Game of Title". Spine a bit irreg. otherwise good.

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Item #160482

October 07, 1924

TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Oct. 7, 1924 First col., 3 line head: "Takes 3 Hurlers To End Senators 9th Inning Rally" with two nice 4 line subheads: "One of Wildest Maelstroms any World Series crowd Ever Witnessed Is Won By Giants, 6 To 4" & "In Parade of 'Wooden Pitchers' Four Are Used By Each Team During Hectic Fray at Polo Grounds". In nice condition.

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Item #160484

June 29, 1910

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1910 Pg. 10 has a smaller 1 col. head: "Cubs Smother The Reds" re. box score with mention of: "Tinker stole home twice.", the first Major League player to accomplish this. Chipping at the edges cause some loss, but not to this. Some separation, generally good.

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Item #160494

April 30, 1925

MID-WEEK PICTORIAL Apr. 30, 1925 Full ftpg. photo shows New York Governor Al Smith holding a baby as part of a "Children's Health Consultation Drive". Minor edge & spine wear, and a bit of browning at the edges.

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Item #160513

May 15, 1945

EVENING CHRONICLE newspaper from Allentown, penna., dated May 15, 1945. See the photo below for the front page headlines concerning reports on the charges against the Nazis from just at the end of the war. This is a singlesheet in nice condition.

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Item #160523

October 09, 1944

MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pa. Oct. 9, 1944 Three line, three column head: "Wendell L. Willkie Dies at 52 Of Unexpected Heart Ailment; Nation Mourns His Passing" plus a two column photo of him. Front page only.

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Item #160533

October 07, 1927

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 7, 1927 Three line, one column head: "YANKEES WIN AGAIN AS YOUTHFUL PIPGRAS BAFFLES PIRATES, 6-2" plus subheads. Noticeable foxing at center crease.

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California raisin culture...

Item #160540

January 05, 1901

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 5, 1901 The ftpg. has six photos of "The Raisin Industry Of California" showing fields, workers picking & drying raisins, the packing process, etc. The report: "California Raisin Culture", talks about the industry at Fresno. Within the issue are: "A Pyrotechnic Fire-Alarm"; "New French Armored Cruiser 'Montcalm'&... See More  

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Item #160546

March 17, 1906

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N. Y. Mar. 17, 1906 Nice, full ftpg. illustration of: "The New Armored Cruiser "Tennessee"". Very slight fold crease is barely noticeable. Displayable.

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Item #160548

January 30, 1913

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER dated Jan. 30, 1913. See the photo below for the nice and early Harley-Davidson advertisement which appears on page 3 of this issue. This ad measures about 5 by 7 inches. You get the complete newspaper, which is in very nice, clean condition. The entire issue measures about 11 by 15 1/2 inches.

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First cork-centered baseball...

Item #160549

June 26, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, June 26, 1909  Under the lengthy: "Index of Inventions" is a very inconspicuous entry for a patent issued for: "Base ball. B.F. Shibe...#924696" which was actually for the first cork-centered baseball, issued to Ben Shibe.  Its World Series debut occurred in 1910.

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Item #160553

October 03, 1930

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL from Allentown, Pennsylvnia dated October 3, 1930. This newspaper contains historic news of the day with the following headline(s): "A's Win Second Straight From Cardinals, 6-1"(banner head)! This issue is in good condition.

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Unloading ore at Ashtabula harbor...

Item #160563

June 20, 1903

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 20, 1903  Full front page photos of Ore-Unloaders at Ashtabula Harbor, plus "Machinery for Operating Ore-Unloaders at Conneaut." Inside photos and article of the Paris to Madrid Auto Race. Good condition.

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Item #160564

July 14, 1942

CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, July 14, 1942. has the "Proceedings And Debates of the 77th Congress, Second Season" as stated just below the masthead. First leaf has a tear mended with archival tape, browned at the edges, and light staining at the bottom.

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Item #160574

May 09, 1945

TOPEKA DAILY CAPTIAL, May 9, 1945 Banner head: "SURRENDER ORDERS RATIFIED" Subheads include: "Stalin Announces German Surrender" "War Guns of Europe Officially Silenced" Little irregular at the spine but no text loss.

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Item #160589

November 14, 1962

THE DETROIT NEWS, Nov. 14, 1962 Ftpg. 3 line, 1 col. head: "Film Ducks Race Issue, Star Says" re. Diahann Carroll talks about a film that cast an Asian actress to star in the movie version of the Broadway musical "No Strings" which had a love affair between a white man & a black woman. Talk about the lack of roles for black actresses too. One col. photo of Carroll above the heads. Binding holes at... See More  

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Item #160603

April 29, 1960

THE DETROIT NEWS, Apr. 29, 1960 The ftpg. has a 2 line, 6 column head: "Never Took Payola, Dick Clark Swears" & subheads: "TV Star Linked to 33 Firms" "Teen-Age Idol Feels Convicted by House Quiz". Includes a one column photo of Clark. Binding holes, otherwise in good condition.

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Item #160621

May 24, 1939

TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Ks. May 24, 1939 Three line, one column head: "Sub Sinks With 59 Aboard" Subheads include: "Faint Message From Entombed Men Spurs Navy Rescue Efforts" plus map of area.

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Death of Joe DiMaggio...

Item #160667

March 09, 1999

NEW YORK POST, March 9, 1999 See the photo below (click on the camera icon) for the nice full frontpage photo of Joe DiMaggio who had just died the day before. Certainly the perfect newspaper to own for the death of this very famous and respected Yankee. A wealth of text and photos on him and his life inside. A complete, tabloid-size newspaper in very nice condition.

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McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #160668

September 09, 1998

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998  See the photo for a terrific & very displayable newspaper celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper! This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slight even toning (see images).

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Death of Joe DiMaggio...

Item #160671

March 09, 1999

DAILY NEWS, New York City, March 9, 1999 This is the "National Edition" with the very nice, full front page memorial to Joe DiMaggio who had just died, with a special "wrap-around" cover sheet with his photo from an earlier year with the New York Yankees. Great to have this report in a New York City newspaper.

The "wrap-around" section on DiMaggio is complete in 32-p... See More  

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Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig's record...

Item #160672

September 07, 1995

THE SUN, Baltimore, September 7, 1995  Offered is a very historic issue for the baseball collector, being the Baltimore newspaper reporting Cal Ripken's 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig's record which stood for 56 years. Great headlines and photos of Ripken appear on both the front page and the 1st page of the Sports Section.

The issue is believed to be complete in multi... See More  

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First female cabinet member...

Item #160685

March 01, 1933

THE BOSTON HERALD, Mar. 1, 1933 The ftpg. has a 2 line, 2 column head: "Roosevelt Completes Cabinet With Miss Perkins and Roper" & subheads: "First Woman Ever to Sit in Official Family to Head Labor Dept." "Walsh Named Attorney General." Includes a two column photo of: "Miss Francis Perkins."

Complete in 26 pages, browned a bit at the edges, minor fold ... See More  

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Item #160688

October 08, 1924

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Oct. 8, 1924 Three line, 1 column head: "Goose Hangs High In The Senators' Home Town Now" & subheads: "Leon Goslin Slugging Pride of Washington, Clubs Giants Into Decisive 7 to 4 Defeat Almost Single Handed" "Gets Four Hits, Including Homer" & more. Includes a game summary and the box score. Nice one column photo of "Goose" Goslin. Slight browning, otherwise good.

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Item #160721

December 14, 1961

DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 14, 1961 Two line, five column head: "KENNEDY TAKES RISK, BACKS UN IN CONGO" Subheads include: "Opposed in Europe and U.S."

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Charles Jr. is born...

Item #160740

June 23, 1930

DETROIT FREE PRESS, June 23, 1930 Three column photo of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lindbergh with caption: "SON BORN TO LINDBERGHS" tells of Charles Jr.

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Item #160747

October 16, 1946

EVENING CHRONICLE, October 16, 1946 Two line, six column head: "Eyewitnesses Describe Hanging of 10 Hitler Henchmen; Goering Takes Poison" subheads include: "Rain Falls as Hangman's Noose Carries Out Allied Justice"

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Item #160752

October 06, 1953

MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pa., Oct. 6, 1953 Two line, two column head: "Yanks Win Series, Clipping Bums, 4-3" tells of the New York Yankees' fifth straight World Series title. Ftpg. only!

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Item #160753

January 20, 1953

MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pa. January 20, 1953 Two line, six column head: "Eisenhower Ends Democratic Rule By Becoming Nation's 34th President" Subhead: "Weather Outlook For Inauguration: Cloudy and Warm" plus related photos. Front page only!

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Item #160754

May 09, 1958

MORNING CALL, May 9, 1958 Two line, five column head: "Peruvian Students Stone, Spit On Nixon, Desecrate U.S. Flag". Subhead: "He Says Day 'Will Live In Infamy'" plus a four column photo of Richard Nixon in the middle of the jeering students. Front page only!

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Susan B. Anthony retires...

Item #160755

February 01, 1900

THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, Feb. 1, 1900 Pg. 6 has a 1 line, 1 column head: "Drops The Gavel" & subheads: "Susan B. Anthony Retires Next Week" "From Active Suffrage Association Work" "Her Remaining Days Will Be Spent in Rochester, N.Y." Includes a 2 by 2 inch close-up illustration of Anthony. Spine is a bit irregular, browned at the edges & a bit pulpish.

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Item #160770

May 05, 1945

MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsyhlvania, May 5, 1945  Two line banner head: " 'Ike' Declares Germans Beaten; Doenitz' Capitulation Awaited".  Subhead: "Holland, Denmark and Northwest Reich Surrender Unconditionally" Front page only, good condition.

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Item #160794

August 25, 1921

WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Pennsylvania, Aug. 25, 1921 Two line, two line head: "ZR-2 Is Wrecked In Air By An Explosion" Subheads include: "Navy Dirigible Collapses; Many Of Crew Perish" Slightly pulpish around the margins but no loss.

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Item #160798

March 01, 1964

DETROIT FREE PRESS, Mar. 1, 1964 Banner head: "U.S. Bares 2,000-MPH Jet" Subheads: "Project kept Secret Five Years" "Missile Capability, Long Range Seen" plus a photo of the new Air Force jet.

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Item #160799

September 21, 1953

DETROIT FREE PRESS, Sept. 21, 1953 Two line banner head: "ALLIES GET MIG INTACT" "Red Airman Claims $100,000 Bounty" Subheads: "Sneaks to Seoul, Asks U.S. Asylum" "Jet Believed Soviet's Best; Air Force Says Offer Stands"

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Gov. Rockfeller weds... Birmingham march...

Item #160812

May 05, 1963

DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, May 5, 1963 A banner head: "Rockefeller Weds Divorcee" with a subhead: "Honeymoon In Venezuela" plus a three column photo of Gov. Nelson Rockefeller and his new wife.

Also on the front page is a one-column wide article "1,000 Halt March to Avert Riot" with subhead "Bobby Sends Aides to Birmingham". This was the third s... See More  

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Item #160827

July 06, 1925

THE DAY, New London, Ct. July 6, 1925 Three line, three column head: "44 Dead Found in Ruins Of Night Life Resort; Pickwick Club Disaster" Subheads include: "When Wall of All-Night Chinatown Resort Caved in, There Were Over 100 Dancers on Floor'"

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Robert Kennedy wins election...

Item #160832

June 29, 1966

EVENING TELEGRAM, Herkimer, New York, June 29, 1966  Two line, five column head: "Incumbents Meet Defeat; Kennedy Is Triumphant" Subheads include: "Kennedy Wins Battle For Personal Prestige" plus a one column photo of Sen. Robert Kennedy. Also on the front page is a photo of the needle-nose Lockheeds' mockup mode of the supersonic transport 2000 SST which will fly at 1... See More  

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Branch Rickey has a bad day behind the plate...

Item #160842

June 29, 1907

CLEVELAND LEADER, June 29, 1907 Pg. 6 has a brief summary of a game played between Washington & N.Y. mentioning that "...Rickey was unable to hold the visitors on bases, thirteen stolen bases being recorded for Washington." Includes the box score. Time will prove that he was better working in the front office. Some chipping at the spine, slight browning to the edges, otherwise good.

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Item #160846

May 11, 1963

DETROIT NEWS, May 11, 1963 Two line, 6 col. head: "Racial Pact Hit By Ala. Mayor, Officials" with one column subheads: "Dr. King Claims Triumph" "City's Leaders Call Business Heads Spineless" and more on page 2. Complete issue in nice condition.

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Item #160853

March 15, 1907

CLEVELAND LEADER, Mar. 15, 1907 Three line, five column head: "GREATEST FLOOD IN PITTSBURG'S HISTORY DRIVES 10,000 FAMILIES FROM HOMES AND CAUSES PROPERTY LOSS OF $10,000,000" plus subheads. Pulpish & a little irregular at the margin.

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Item #160914

August 16, 1932

OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Aug. 16, 1932 Banner head: "Boardman Hurt In Plane Crash" & subhead: "Speed Flyer Testing Ship Falls from 2,000 ft." Includes a two column photo of Boardman from earlier in the year and a nice, three column photo of a Gee-Bee plane which he crashed. Small tear in this text, no loss.

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Duke's undefeated season ruined by USC...

Item #160915

January 03, 1939

THE NEW-YORK TIMES, Jan. 3, 1939 Nearly a banner head on pg. 20: "91,000 See So. California Topple Duke in Rose Bowl". Subheads: "Last Minute Toss Defeats Duke, 7-3" "Nave's Fourth Straight Pass Caught by Krueger in End Zone for U.S.C. Triumph" "March Spans 61 Yards" "Follows Field Goal by Ruffa, Aerials Covering 40--Blue Devils Yield First Score". Four column action photo shows Tipton of Duke ma... See More  

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Item #160928

April 04, 1936

COLDWATER DAILY REPORTER, Mich. Apr. 4, 1936 Three line, two column head: "HAUPTMANN DIES IN CHAIR AFTER LAW RUNS COURSE" Subhead: "Goes To His Death Still Protesting Innocence of Epochal Crime". Slight browning around the margins.

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Item #160946

May 10, 1963

DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 10, 1963 Banner head: "U.S. INDICTS HOFFA AGAIN" Subheads include: "Charges Tampering with Jury"

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Charles Lindbergh marries...

Item #160964

May 28, 1929

DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, May 28, 1929

* Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow marry

The banner head states: "COL. LINDBERGH AND ANNE MARRY AT SURPRISE CEREMONY". Subheads include: "Honeymoon Journey to Be Made in Airplane." plus a four column illustration of the famous couple.

Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 40 pages and ... See More  

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