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655592

Two accounts of Bunker Hill, Washington becomes commander-in-chief, so much more. In a Virginia newspaper...

Item #655592

July 14, 1775

VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 14, 1775 



* Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston

* George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief




This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonia... See More  

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655249

George Washington is elected President...

Item #655249
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1789 



* George Washington elected 1st president of U.S.

* Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic)




Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in... See More  

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654524

Parson Weems' book on George Washington...

Item #654524

June 28, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 28, 1803  The back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington."

Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first bio... See More  

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652537

Great for a classroom - providing persective...

"Caught Napping", the original lost work by A.H. Burr...

Item #652537

February 10, 1866

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, February 10, 1866



* "Caught Napping", by A.H. Burr



While many are familiar with the print of "Caught Napping" by A.H. Burr in the March 10, 1866 issue of Harper's Weekly (at a lessor price), what may not be know is that the original appeared a month prior in the ILN for Feb. 10, 1866. The print is in great condition, and is accomp... See More  

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651148

With the original color cover....

Item #651148

January 28, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York January 28, 1911  Still has the original color cover showing two boys in a winter scene. Color back cover is for Gold Medal Flour.

The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late Paul Morton." Also inside: "Suggestion for a Statue to be Placed in One of Our Public Parks or on the Peace building at the Hague." by Kemble. There is a photo ... See More  

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651050

America is not about to compromise with England...

Item #651050
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1778  Among the articles within are: "The Theory of Insulating Bodies Examined, & some of the Supposed Properties which Electricians have ascribed to Glass, proved by Experiments not to Exist" includes reference to Ben Franklin; "On the Worshiping of the Primitive Christians to the East", and more.

The most significant co... See More  

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647204

Much on General Greene in the Revolutionary War... A Hawaiian canoe...

Item #647204
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1784  The issue begins with a description of a medal created in honor of the late Capt. Cook and which is accompanied by a plate of it (see). The front page also has an article: "Canoe of the Sandwich Islands Described (which is Hawaii), which is also accompanied by a geat foldout plate, more typically lacking.

Another article of interest is: ... See More  

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644294

Gifts to George Washington from Virginia...

Item #644294

May 01, 1785

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1785  Among the articles within are: "Observations on a Tour Through the Island of Jersey" which is in the English Channel; "Anecdotes of Hogarth" "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Session of Parliament" "Original Letter form Dr. Johnston" & so much more.

Near the back is: "Intelligence..." with... See More  

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638713

Andrew Jackson's state-of-the-union address to the people...

Item #638713

December 08, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 8, 1832  Nearly 5 1/2 pages are taken up with the: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to Congress, and the people.

This was an annual tradition begun by George Washington which continues to this day. The address recounts the major events of the year and gives some discussion to the futur... See More  

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636610

King and Queen of England at the White House...

Item #636610

June 09, 1939

NEW YORK TIME, June 9, 1939.



* King and Queen of England (George VI)

* President Franklin D. Roosevelt
- Eleanor

* Washington D.C. - White House visit



The front page has a five column headline: "KING AND QUEEN GUESTS AT THE WHITE HOUSE AFTER AN IMPRESSIVE WELCOME IN WASHINGTON; GEORGE HOPES WE WILL EVER WALK IN FREINDSHIP" with many subheads and photo. Much more on the following ... See More  

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635749

The Panama Canal builder, Col. George Washington Goethals... Aeroplane race in Europe...

Item #635749

June 10, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 10, 1911  The front cover of the issue is entitled "Col. George Washington Goethals, Canal Builder" with further information inside. Within the issue is "The Paris-Rome-Turin Aeroplane Race"; "Waterspouts - Facts and fictions Concerning Them"; "'Mad Dogs' and Hydophobia - Rabies Before and After Pasteur"; &quo... See More  

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632838

Dartmouth College... Mount Vernon...

Item #632838

October 29, 1853

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Oct. 29, 1853  The front page features a nice print of: "Mount Vernon, the Birthplace & Residence of George Washington" with related text. Among many prints inside are: "Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire with a nice article as well, and: "The Capitol of Rhode Island, at Newport"; a full page print: "Leviathan Clipper S... See More  

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629078

The Gage Station train robbery... New Mexico...

Item #629078

November 28, 1883

BELLEFONTE REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, November 28, 1883



* Gage Station train robbery

* Silver City, New Mexico

* Harvey Whitehall




Page 4 has an article headed: "Daring Deed of Cowboys" (see) First report coverage on the Gage Station train robbery near Silver City, New Mexico.

Other news and several interesting advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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621145

Premier lodging at Cape May...

Item #621145

July 18, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1860



* Cape May, New Jersey ad 

* Pre-civil war era 

* Premier lodging at the Jersey Shore



The front page has an ad headed: "Columbia House, Cape Island, Cape May, New Jersey". The ad says: "This large, first class Hotel, will be open for the reception of guests on 25th, June, 1860. The house has been comple... See More  

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615582

America is not about to compromise with England...

Item #615582
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1778  Among the articles within are: "The Theory of Insulating Bodies Examined, & some of the Supposed Properties which Electricians have ascribed to Glass, proved by Experiments not to Exist" includes reference to Ben Franklin; "On the Worshiping of the Primitive Christians to the East" , and more.

The most significant c... See More  

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606515

George Washington statue unveiled...

Item #606515

February 25, 1858

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, February 25, 1858



* The George Washington Equestrian Monument

* Thomas Crawford's Richmond statue unveiling




Page 3 has an article headed: "The Crawford Statue" "Inauguration of Crawford's Statue of Washington at Richmond, Va." See images for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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600796

George H. Thomas statue dedication...

Item #600796

November 20, 1879

THE NEW YORK TIMES,  November 20, 1879



* General George Henry Thomas

* Washington D.C. tribute

* Statue unveiling




The front page has one column headings: "A PAGEANT IN WASHINGTON" "The Equestrian Statue of Gen. Thomas Unveiled" and more. 1st report coverage on the unveiling of the General George H. Thomas equestrian statue at Thomas Circle in Washington D.C. Lengt... See More  

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600499

Eskimoes... Early print of the Merrimac...

Item #600499

February 23, 1856

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Feb. 23, 1856  The front page has a print of: "The New U.S. Steam Frigate Merrimac on Her Trial Trip". This was the ship that would ultimately be scuttled by the U.S. Navy with the outbreak of the Civil War, and they resurrected by the Confederate Navy & converted to an iron-clad & be involved in the very famous battle with... See More  

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597929

Much on the Revolutionary War...

Item #597929

February 13, 1779

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Feb. 13, 1779  Page 2 includes: "...dispatches were brought to Lord George Germain's office...with an account of the surrender of the province of Georgia to his Majesty's troops under the command of Col. Campbell..." plus some reports from New York which include: "...That Colonel Butler had been extremely successful in his enterprise... See More  

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585880

Printed on board the ship that transported the President...

Item #585880

February 21, 1919

THE HATCHET, "Published On The High Seas", February 21, 1919 



* Ship's newspaper : carried President Woodrow Wilson to Europe & back

* Rare



This is an interesting little newspaper printed on board the U.S.S. "George Washington". As noted at the top of page 2: "A Daily Newspaper With The President Homeward Bound ", this ship carried President Woodro... See More  

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584676

General John J. Pershing death....

Item #584676

July 15, 1948

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, July 15, 1948



* John Joseph 'Black Jack' Pershing death

* 1st report w/ photo




This 14 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Gen. Pershing, 87, World War I Hero, Dies Early Today" with subheads and photo (see images). 1st report coverage on the death of General John 'Black Jack' Pershing.... See More  

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583405

Millard Fillmore on slavery...

Item #583405

September 13, 1848

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, September 13, 1848  On the front page of the issue is an article entitled "Millard Fillmore on Slavery" in which a gentleman(John Gayle) had sent Mr. Fillmore a letter stating that Southern papers were stating the he was an Abolitionist. Mr. Fillmore's written response is included in the article.

On page four, an article "A Remarkabl... See More  

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575190

John Dillinger's 1st big score...

Item #575190

September 29, 1933

THE WASHINGTON OBSERVE, Pennsylvania, September 29, 1933



* John Dillinger 1st major hit

* George Machine Gun Kelly and wife captured




This 20 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include:  "CONVICTS STILL AVOID CAPTURE", "Indiana State Police Continue Intensive Search for 10 Who Escape...."and more.



Tells of the famous jail break at Mich... See More  

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177847

Mark Twain's death... Special issue...

Item #177847

April 30, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 30, 1910  The prime content within this issue is the content related to the life and death of Mark Twain.  The front page has:  "Mark Twain: 1835-1910".  Several pages include text and prints related to his life and work (see images).  The issue also contains: "A Diana of Africa", The First LAdy On South Africa"... See More  

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177844

James Montgomery Flagg print...

Aeroplane Flight... measuring the altitude...

Item #177844

January 15, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 15, 1910  This issue contains the wonderful double page centerfold print, "Better Than Sugar", by James Montgomery Flagg.  Another print of note is, "A Winter Cargo From Maine", by H.M. Brett.  Also included are: "The Most Important City Official In The World", "The Senatorial Hall Of Fame", by E.W. Kimbl... See More  

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177843

Southampton golf...

James Montgomery Flagg print...

Item #177843

January 22, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 22, 1910  This issue contains the wonderful double page centerfold print, "Their Daughter's Voice", by James Montgomery Flagg (has two small staple marks from being bound).  Another print of note is, "You've Got To Cut Loose, Mr. President, If You Ever Expect To Reach The Top", by E.W. Kemble.  Two pages are dedicate... See More  

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177842

Indianapolis Motor Speedway... Orville & Wilbur Wright...

Item #177842

August 14, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 14, 1909  The prime content within this issue is the page 7 and 8 article with prints: "How the Wrights Made Good - The Story Of Their Successful Flight With A Passenger At Fort Myer, Virginia, Which Fulfilled The Government Test And Provided The Practical Value of The Aeroplane" (see). Of additional significance is the article (with prints) regar... See More  

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569758

Printed on board the ship that transported the President...

Item #569758

February 22, 1919

THE HATCHET, "Published On The High Seas", February 22, 1919



* Ship's newspaper : carried President Woodrow Wilson to Europe & back

* quite rare



This is an interesting little newspaper printed on board the U.S.S. "George Washington". As noted at the top of page 2: "A Daily Newspaper With The President Homeward Bound ", this ship carried President Woodro... See More  

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567784

Nazi Saboteurs...

Item #567784

August 09, 1942

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, August 9, 1942



* Nazi Saboteurs

* Ex parte Quirin

* World War II original




This 30+ page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "Six Nazi Saboteurs Die in Electric Chair; Two Get Jail Terms" with subheads. (see)



Other news of the day with much on World War II. Light browning, otherwise in good condition.



wikipedia notes... See More  

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564237

Printed on board the ship that transported the President...

Item #564237

February 18, 1919

THE HATCHET, "Published On The High Seas", February 18, 1919  



* U.S.S. "George Washington" 



This is an interesting little newspaper printed on board the U.S.S. "George Washington".



As noted at the top of page 2: "A Daily Newspaper With The President Homeward Bound ", this ship carried President Woodrow Wilson across the Atlantic fo... See More  

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556216

Death of George M. Cohan...

Item #556216

November 06, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1942



* Death of song writer George M. Cohan



This 42 page newspaper has two line, one column headline on page 20: "GEORGE M. COHAN, 64, DIES AT HOME HERE," with subheads that include: "Original Yankee Doodle Boy Composed 'Over There' and 'It's a Grand Old Flag'" and more.

Also a nice pictorial of Cohan on the same page ... See More  

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554606

Pete Rozelle becomes NFL commissioner...

Item #554606

January 27, 1960

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 27, 1960 



* Pete Rozelle becomes commissioner of the NFL



This 40+ page newspaper has a six column headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside): "How NFL Broke Czar Deadlock" with caption: "ROZELLE, RAMS' GENERAL MANAGER, GIVEN 3-YEAR, $50,000 PACT" and photo of Rozelle.

Other news of the day throughout. Some... See More  

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553138

Death of George Washington Carver...

Item #553138

January 06, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 6, 1943



* Death of Dr. George Washington Carver



This 42 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 25 that include: "DR. CARVER IS DEAD; NEGRO SCIENTIST", "Son of Slave Parents Who Made Experiments as Member of Tuskegee Faculty" and more. Included is a one column photo of him.

Slightly browned with minor margin wear, otherwise in nice co... See More  

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177839

Early Flight...

Item #177839

October 22, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1910



This issue features a color cover. (see photos for details).The front page of this issue features a photo of Walter Wellman entitled "WELLMAN AND HIS AIR-SHIP", who attempted to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a airship.



A fullpage political cartoon by E.W. Kemble - "The Big Wind: 'I thought, Bill the you were with me"' ... See More  

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551393

Notable death... Winfield Scott...

Item #551393

May 30, 1866

NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, NY, May 30, 1866



* General Winfield Scott death

* Post civil war original




This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include:



* Death of Lieut.-Gen. Scott

* Sketch of His long & Glorious Military Career

* His Political Aspirations, Successes & Defeats

* His Last Illness & Death--Personal Reminiscences, &c. ... See More  

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177836

Displayable issue... Early automobile...

Item #177836

September 03, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 3, 1910  The dblpg. centerfold is a print: "Late For Church" showing a family, in a car, rushing down the road. Many additional prints, news of the day, and period advertisements are present as well. The issue is complete but without the color cover, and is in good condition.



Note: The original color cover showing a man on horseback watchi... See More  

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177004

Industrial Series....

Item #177004

December 28, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 28, 1912



This issue is an Industrial Issue and has a color cover sheet over it. The front page of this issue has a photo called "A Recent Ceremony at the Vatican."



In this issue there is an illustration called "Mere Man and the Suffragette" by Kemble. There are photos of "Strange Air and Sea Craft from Europe" and there ar... See More  

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177680
Item #177680

December 07, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY,  New York, December 7, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "A Snap-Shot From the Balkans."



In this issue there is an illustration called "The Woes of a President-Elect" by C. J. Budd. There are photos of "The War in the Near East" and a photo of "A Battle Photograph fr... See More  

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177679
Item #177679

November 30, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 30, 1912  This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has an illustration called "'Good-by, Ambassador, We Are Sorry to Have You Leave Us" by C. J. Budd.

In this issue there is an illustration called "Lost Ball: Penalty--One Omelet!" by Kemble. The double page illustration is called "The Deat... See More  

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177678

Humpty Dumpty...

Item #177678

November 23, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1912  This issue has a color cover.  The front page is a photo of: "Britain's New Ambassador."

In this issue there is an illustration called "Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall. Humpty Dumpty had a bad fall. All the ex-bosses And Bully Moose men, Can never put Humpty up again." by Kemble. There is a photo spread called "... See More  

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177345
Item #177345

November 16, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 16, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "The War in the Near East."



In this issue there is an illustration called "The Elephant: 'Well, You've Helped Rip Me Apart and 'Downed' Yourself! Now I Hope You're Satisfied'" by Kemble. There is an article... See More  

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177674
Item #177674

September 21, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 21, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "He Died to Save Japan."



In this issue there is an ad for the book "Mark Twain--A Biography" and an article called "Progress of the Campaign." Also in this issue is a full page illustration of "W. J. B.: 'Say, ... See More  

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177638
Item #177638

September 07, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 7, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has an illustration called "T. R.: 'Follow Me. Can't You See I'm Moses?'" by Rollin Kerby.



In this issue there is an article called "Progress of the Campaign" and an article called "The Ball-player between Games" by Edward ... See More  

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177670
Item #177670

August 17, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 17, 1912



In this issue there is an article called "Progress of the Campaign." The double page illustration is called "The New Order of Things--"Arise, 'Bose Flinn,' I dub thee leader. Tim Woodruff, you are next. Are there any more bosses who wish to be made leaders?'" by Kemble and much more.



Other advertisements of t... See More  

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177669
Item #177669

August 10, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 10, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "A New Kind of Flying Boat."



In this issue there is an article called "Progress of the Campaign." The double page illustration is called "Mr. Taft Makes the First Drive" by Kemble and there is another article called "... See More  

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177668
Item #177668

August 03, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 3, 1912 (no color cover)  The front page of this issue has: "Japan's New Ruler."

In this issue there is an article called "Progress of the Campaign", which is related to the new "Bull Moose" Party. The double page illustration is called "When the Sunday-Morning Service was Missed" by William L. Jacobs and much ... See More  

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177667

Baseball scouting...

Item #177667

July 27, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, July 27, 1912  This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "Victorious America at the Olympic Games."

In this issue there is an illustration called "'Come On In, Fellows, the Water's Fine!'" by C. J. Budd and there is an article with photos called "America's Athleti... See More  

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177666
Item #177666

July 20, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 20, 1912 (color cover not present)  The front page of this issue has a photo called "The Opening of the Olympic Games." Within the issue there is an illustration called "The Latest Arrival at the Political Zoo" by Kemble. The double page is a photo spread called "Where New York's Skyscrapers Cease to be Impressive" and ther... See More  

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177665

Democratic Nominee for President--Woodrow Wilson....

Item #177665

July 13, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "Woodrow Wilson--Democratic Nominee for President."



In this issue there is an article of "The Democratic National Convention" and there is an illustration by Kemble called "'Ready to Ride and Spread the Alarm Through Every Mi... See More  

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177664
Item #177664

July 06, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "While the Democrats were in Session."



In this issue there are illustrations of "Convention Snap-Shots" by Peter Newell and "Jottings from Baltimore" by Kemble. There is also an article with photos of "America's Olym... See More  

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