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February 06, 1957
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1957
* Invention of the Cryotron - Dudley Allen Buck
* Superconductivity - magnetic fields
* Bill Haley & His Comets touch down in London
Near the bottom of the front page is a three column photo with heading: "Cryotrons May Lead to Computers Cubic Foot in Size" (see) 1st report coverage on the invention of Cryotrons by Dudley Allen Buck at the... See More
May 13, 1912
EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 13, 1912
* Women's suffrage movement
* NYC parade demonstration
* Suffragists - suffragettes march
The top of page 2 has a three column pictorial with heading: "New York Suffragettes Think Parade Will Help Cause in Other States" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard ... See More
September 28, 1865
NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 28, 1865
* Andersonville Civil War prison in Georgia
* Captain Henry Wirz trial
Front page heads at the top of the first column regarding the trial of Captain Henry Wirz, the Confederate officer in charge of the famous prisoner of war camp in Andersonville, Georgia: "Trial Of Capt. Wirz" "Difficulties and Delays by His Counsel" "Sha... See More
August 15, 1945
LOS ANGELES TIMES, EXTRA, Aug. 15, 1945
* World War II ends
* V-J day
The front page has a great banner headline in large lettering: "PEACE FORCES JAPAN CRISIS" with subheads and a print beneath of Japan's flag broken and in flames. Much more inside. Also reporting on the loss of the USS Indianapolis.
Complete first section only with 12 pages, nice condition.... See More
August 01, 1846
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 1, 1846 Over two pages are taken up with various reports on the on-going Mexican War.
The back page has: "Mormon Troubles" which includes: "...we learn that Nauvoo is once more the theatre of great excitement.
a body of about 80 persons...left there for the purpose of pursuing some desperadoes, who, it is said, had severely... See More
February 03, 1962
THE DETROIT NEWS, Feb.. 3, 1962
* American pole vaulter John Uelses
* 1st person to vault over 16 feet
* Millrose Games - Madison Square Garden
The top of the front page of the sport's section has a five column heading: "Pole Vaulter Soars Over 16 Feet" with subhead and two related photos. (see) Also a three column heading: "Record-Holder 'Unknown'" First re... See More
January 26, 1942
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1942
* Lynching of Cleo Wright - Negro
* Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri
Page 17 has a one column heading: "NEGRO IS LYNCHED BY MISSOURI CROWD" with subhead. (see)
Other news of the day throughout including much on World War II. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.
Rag edition in great condition.... See More
March 14, 1943
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1943
* MLB Major League Baseball
* Official ball approved
* Cork & balata rubber
The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Livelier Baseball Similar to 1939 Type Adopted by Committee for Major Leagues" (see)
Other news of the day throughout. Complete with 80+ pages, rag edition in very nice condition.... See More
September 20, 1845
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 20, 1845 Inside has: "Sons Of Africa - Slavers" which includes: "...on the charge of being engaged in the slave trade, between the coast of Africa and Brazil..." with more. Following this is: "The Slaver and the Prisoners" with various detail, including: "...crew of the Washington's barge, charged with a vi... See More
December 09, 1843
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 9, 1843 Inside has a small heading: "The Nauvoo Legion" which notes: "...that the Nauvoo Legion numbers some four or five thousand men. They are thoroughly disciplined, and well acquainted with the use of artillery, etc. Apprehensions exist that the frequent drilling of the legion forebodes no good purpose on the part of the M... See More
April 16, 1927
KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, April 16, 1927
* Babe Ruth's 1st home run of record season
* New York Yankees - Major league baseball
The sport's section (page 8) has a one column heading: "YANKS SWEEP 3-GAME SERIES WITH MACKS, 6-3" with subhead and small photo of Ruth. (See) First report coverage on Babe Ruth's 1st home run of the 1927 baseball season. He would end the sea... See More
July 02, 1921
DOUGLAS DAILY INTERNATIONAL, Arizona, July 2, 1921
* Jack Dempsey vs. Georges Carpentier
* Heavyweight boxing championship
* FRONT LEAF ONLY but nice for display
The front page has a great headline: "DEMPSEY KNOCKS OUT CARP!" with subheads and large head photo of Dempsey. (see)
Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), a little margin chipping with a few tiny tears, nice for disp... See More
Item #685062THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 7, 1940
* Cincinnati Reds vs. Detroit Tigers
* World Series of baseball (game 6)
Above the masthead is a nice scoreboard graph showing the Cincinnati Reds winning 4-0. (see) The front page has two column heading: "BUCKY WALTERS SHUTS OUT TIGERS AND HITS HOMER" with subheads, related photo and box scores. (see)
Complete with 20 page... See More
November 16, 1939
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., November 16, 1939
* Al 'Scarface" Capone freed from prison
* Chicago gangster becomes a free man again
* United States Penitentiary, Lewisburg. Penn.
The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Al Capone Is Freed; O'Hare Slaying Laid To Ex-'Czar's' Gang" with subheads. (see) Photo of Capone is on page 12.
Complete ... See More
August 15, 1939
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Mass., August 15, 1939
* 'City Of San Francisco' train wreck
The front page has a nice headline: "PAID KILLERS HUNTED AS TRAIN WRECKERS!" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on pages 10-11 with related photos. Nice to have in this San Francisco publication.
Complete with all 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stam... See More
July 13, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1865
* Mary Surratt, the Lincoln assassination conspirator
* Shades of Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator"
Page 4 has a brief, rather inconspicuous item with a small heading: "Mrs. Surratt" which reads: "The friends of the late Mary E. Surratt are resorting to ill-judged action in endeavoring to prove her innocence. Her trial... See More
August 16, 1935
THE EVENING BULLETIN, Philadelphia, Aug. 16, 1935
* Will Rogers & Wiley Post
* Airplane crash - deaths
The top of the front page features a headline on the airplane crash that took the lives of Will Rogers and Wiley Post: "Will Rogers and Wiley Post Are Killed When Plane Falls 50 Feet in North Alaska" with subheads, related photo and map. (see)
Incomplete issue co... See More
May 02, 1936
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., May 2, 1936
* Alvis Karpis (creepy) captured
* Last public Enemy No. 1 - early F.B.I.
The front page has a two column heading: "KARPIS IS TAKEN BY PLANE EARLY TODAY TO ST. PAUL, MINN." with subhead. (see)
Complete with 100 pages, light toning and a .little wear at the margins, generally good.
... See More
May 22, 1920
LOS ANGELES EVENING HERALD, May 22, 1920
* Venustiano Carranza assassination
* Rodolfo Herrero - Mexican Revolution
* FRONT LEAF ONLY (Pages 1 & 2)
The large & bold banner headline announces: "KILL CARRANZA FOR GOLD" with subhead: "Ex-President And Aides Massacred By Former Guards".
This reports on the assassination of deposed Mexican President Venus... See More
October 13, 1926
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 13, 1926 The front page has a banner headline related to the killing of gangster Hymie Weiss: "KILLERS IMPORTED: COLLINS" with subheads including: "Al Brown Is Unworried As Inquest Is Held" "Police Wait Evidence to Arrest Him".
Al Brown was the favorite alias of noted gangster Al Capone. Hymie Weiss was a Polish-American mob boss who... See More
October 05, 1942
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., October 5, 1942
* 1942 World Series of baseball
* St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Yankees
* Major league baseball MLB
* Championship game (final)
Above the masthead on the front page is a scoreboard showing the Cardinals winning 4-2. Also a two column heading: "ST. LOUIS AGAIN TAKES YANKEES TO COP '42 SERIES" with subhead. Inning by inning ... See More
August 16, 1897
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 16, 1897
* Thomas Alva Edison
* Fluoroscope (Vitascope)
* X-Rays experiments
The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "MORE EDISON WONDERS" 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
September 21, 1901
DAILY PALO ALTO, Stanford University, California, 1901 A lot of ten issues, dates of September & October, 1901, of the school newspaper published by this now prestigious university in northern California, with various news tidbits, items about school and many ads as well.
Each is complete in 4 pages, measures 11 by 15 1/2 inches. A little irregular along the spine, nice condition.... See More
September 06, 1901
THE DAILY PALO ALTO, Stanford University, Sept. 6, 1901
* President William McKinley shot
* Early, brief report when still alive
The top of the front page has a two column headline: "PRESIDENT M'KINLEY SHOT" with brief text. (see) Short coverage here as it was still early when he was still alive.
Four pages, small tabloid sized, a little irregular along the spine, nice ... See More
January 15, 1820
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 15, 1820
* Yellowstone expedition - American frontier
Certainly the best is the lengthy report headed: "Expedition to the Yellow Stone" which has some great detail on this expedition, which is a very early report. The text takes over 3 pages and includes a half pg. chart headed: "Statement Showing the Movement of the Troops com... See More
July 14, 1860
THE WORLD, New York, July 14, 1860 Pages 4 & 5 have reports on the execution of Albert Hicks, known as "Pirate Hicks", the last person in the United States to be hanged for piracy.
A lengthy editorial begins: "Yesterday the life of Albert Hicks was taken by his country in just retribution for his crimes...". Then also; "The Hangman's Mob" and then: &quo... See More
August 27, 1858
NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 27, 1858 The entire front page is taken up with the celebration of the Atlantic Cable, with first column heads: "FIRST NEWS OVER THE OCEAN CABLE" "Highly Important From England" "Treaty of Peace With China" "Important From India" "The Sailing of the Steamers".
The very lengthy report on the success of the telegrap... See More
August 09, 1872
NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 9, 1872 The entirety of page 3 and a portion of page 6 are taken up with an exceedingly lengthy & detailed letter from Henry Stanley on his explorations of Africa, in search of the missing Dr. Livingstone.
Complete in 10 pages with the Supplement, minor margin tears, rejoined at the spine, good condition.
September 02, 1840
THE DAILY REGISTER, New Bedford, Massachusetts, Sept. 2, 1840 Page 2 has a somewhat brief article headed: "Slavers Captured" reporting in part: "...intelligence that...the British brig of war Brisk...with 3 Portuguese bells, the Adriana, Coringa, and Montevideo as prizes, taken on the coast of Africa...engaged in the slave trade...ordered by the Vice Admiralty...eto be broken ... See More
September 07, 1840
THE DAILY REGISTER, New Bedford, Massachusetts, Sept. 7, 1840 Page 2 has an article concerning the Damascus Affair of 1840, which was the arrest of notable Jewish community members in Damascus on the accusation of murdering a Christian monk & his servant for the purpose of using their blood to bake matzo, an anti-semitic action also known as the blood libel.
It has a small heading: &quo... See More
October 04, 1951
NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1951 The front page begins with a three column head: "GIANTS CAPTURE PENNANT, BEATING DODGERS 54 IN 9TH ON THOMSON'S 3-RUN HOMER" with several related subheads. Also a nice photo of Bobby Thomson and manager Leo Durocher after the victory over the Dodgers.
Excellent coverage continues in the sports section including 8 photos and two banner headlines.
One ... See More
July 09, 1886
OFFICIAL (Baseball) RECORD, New York, July 9, 1886
* Very rare baseball periodical
This is a volume two issue of a very rare & historically important baseball newspaper, the very first daily sports newspaper dedicated entirely to the national game of professional baseball.
Although the masthead reads: "Official Record" the title at the top of pages 2, 3 & 4 rea... See More
April 05, 1823
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, April 5, 1823
* Jews and Mormons ?
An inside page has a brief report noting: "...that the society for meliorating the condition of the Jew, are now engaged in a negociation for 20,000 acres of land in the 'Genesee country' for a Jewish colony. Will the Jews work on it?"
In brief, this was an attempt by Elias Boudinot to create a land ... See More
October 23, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1929
* Stock market crash of 1929 begins
* Eve of the initial great selling spree
The stock market crash of 1929 did much to define America for the next decade, resulting in the Great Depression and all the trauma relating to it. It seemed common for many newspapers to put a positive spin on the on-going tragedy, so front page reports often conflicted w... See More
August 14, 1945
SUN-GAZETTE SPECIAL, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, August 14, 1945 We have handled many dramatic V-J Day newspapers through the years but few have been as dramatic and displayable as this one.
This "Special Edition", as noted in the upper corners, has a bold, two line head taking the entire top half of the front page proclaiming: "JAPANESE SURRENDER" using type which is 4 ... See More
January 14, 1920
THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 14, 1920
* Reichstag Bloodbath riot
* Berlin, Germany massacre
* Weimar National Assembly
The front page has a very nice banner headline: "MANY DIE IN BERLIN RIOT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.
Complete with 32 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.... See More
December 27, 1953
THE DETROIT NEWS, December 27, 1953
* Detroit Lions vs. Cleveland Browns (day of)
* NFL football championship title game
The front page of the sport's section (page 13) has a three column heading: "Browns Picked To Whip Lions" and more with photo showing Lou Groza. (see)
Nice to have from the city of the eventual winning team (day of), rare as such.
Compl... See More
January 01, 1933
SHEET MUSIC, Morris Music Company, Philadelphia, 1933 The front page has a banner heading: "Nearer My God, To Thee" by Louis A. Drumheller. This song was made famous as it was play on deck on the RMS Titanic as it was sinking.
Six pages, a few small stains on the front page, otherwise very nice.
September 05, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1928
* Aviatrix Amelia Earhart
* Hatbox Field landing
* Muskogee County, Oklahoma
The bottom of page 2 has a very small and discrete heading: "Miss Earhart Lands at Muskogee" First report coverage on Amelia Earhart landing at Hatbox Airfield at Muskogee, Oklahoma
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning... See More
October 17, 1995
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 17, 1995
* Million Man March
* African Americans
* Louis Farrakhan
* National Mall - Wash. D.C.
The nice headline reports on the Million Man March on Washington with: "Black Men, in Show of Unity, Join in 400,000-Strong March". This event was a gathering of African-American men at the National Mall, called by Louis Farrakhan. Also on the ftpg: "... See More
January 24, 1862
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 24, 1862
* Fugitive slaves
* Savannah, Georgia martial law
* New Bern, North Carolina
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE RETURN OF FUGITIVE SLAVES", "The President's Position on the Question", "FROM... See More
October 21, 1795
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 21, 1795
* 18th century American publication
Page 2 has reports from: "France, National Convention" taking over half of the page. Page 3 has reports from "Kentucky" Maryland" "New York" and elsewhere.
This is the newspaper by the famed printer Isaiah Thomas. Four pages, decorative masthead, a... See More
April 24, 1913
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 24, 1913
* Siege of Scutari ends w/ capture
* Kingdom of Montenegro victory
* Ottoman Empire - Turkey - Turks
The front page has a nice banner headline: "MONTENEGRO HURLS DEFI AT ALL EUROPE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues th... See More
November 29, 1994
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 29, 1994
* Jeffrey Dahmer killed in prison
* Serial killer and sex offender
* Rape, murder & dismemberment
The front page has a on column heading: "Dahmer Slain in Prison Attack; Inmate Held". First report coverage continues inside with photo of Dahmer.
Complete with all sections (120+ pages), great condition.... See More
April 30, 1862
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 30, 1862
* Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana
* Admiral David Farragut
* From the capital of the Confederacy
A very historic report as page 3 contains an early account of the fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, which obviously was a solemn admonition for a Confederate newspaper. The report is taken from Yankee sources with the top of a page 3 colu... See More
January 18, 1919
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1919
* re. Prohibition (no beer, liquor) wins
* 18th Amendment ratification
* 3/4 of the states needed is met
The front page has a one column heading: PROHIBITION ISSUE UNDER LEGAL FIRE" with subheads. (see) Second report coverage on the ratification of the 18th amendment to the Constitution & causing Prohibition to take effect the next ... See More
February 17, 1912
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 17, 1912
* SMS Prinzregent Luitpold launching
* Imperial German Navy - Kaiser class battleship
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HUGE BATTLESHIP FOR THE NAVY OF GERMANY IS LAUNCHED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are no... See More
December 27, 1930
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 27, 1930
* Chicago gangland wars
* Al 'Scarface' Capone era
* Prohibition & great depression
* Best title to be had - rare as such
The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "NORTH SIDE SHAKEN; 2 BOMBS" with subheads. Nice for display. Two related photos are on the back page.
When it com... See More
September 14, 1907
THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, Sept. 14, 1907 A front page column is almost entirely taken up with a report of the record-setting initial voyage of the ship Lusitania.
Column heads include: "LUSITANIA GETS RECORD" "Europe To United States" "German Vessels Still Bear Palm For Fast Running" "Five Days and 54 Minutes" "Time Consumed by C... See More
November 16, 1907
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Nov. 16, 1907 A front page 1-column heading provides details of the orations given at Howard University's 40th year anniversary celebration: "FUTURE THE NEGRO", with subheads: "President Roosevelt Speaks of Good Work of Medical Men" and "ADVICE GIVEN TO GRADUATES", and "British Ambassador and Steel King Cong... See More
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