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681606

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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681598

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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681596

Civil War in Virginia and North Carolina...

Item #681596

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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681560

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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681231

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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680691

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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680179

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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679769

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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679662

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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679633

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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679544

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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678516

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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678279

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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678188

Speech against arming & freeing slaves in South Carolina...

Item #678188

February 28, 1865

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 28, 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 days of the Civil War.

The front page is entirely taken up with a lengthy: "Speech of Robert P. Dick" on a re... See More  

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678186

Sherman's march thru Georgia... Robert E. Lee offers pardon to deserters...

Item #678186

February 23, 1865

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 23, 1865  



* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end

* Sherman's victory march




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 no... See More  

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678184

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

Item #678184

February 13, 1865

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 13, 1865  



* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end

* Southern pessimist




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 ... See More  

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677958

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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676922

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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676637

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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676560

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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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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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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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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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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675470

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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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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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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674980

A Proclamation by John Hunt Morgan...

Item #674980

August 01, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 1, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Affairs on the Rappahannock--Depredations of the Enemy--The Approaching Conflict" "Affairs in North Carolina" "Vandalism in Memphis" "Dashing Cavalry Exploit in Mississippi--A Fighting Parson" "A Picture ... 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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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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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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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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673449

The King makes appointments for America...

Item #673449
THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, April, 1730 



* 18th century original publication



This is an uncommon periodical published during the reign of King George II, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occur... 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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