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594678

Early & uncommon from New Orleans...

Item #594678
THE WEEKLY CRESCENT CITY, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1841  A volume one issue of a quite scarce & early newspaper from the Deep South from 20 years before the outbreak of the Civil War. Various news of the day and period advertising throughout.

A bit irregular at the spine, minor margin tears (no loss), and a bit of damp staining (see).

Note: The image shown is representative of the look a... See More  

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$38.00
594601

Civil War map of the Yorktown vicinity...

Item #594601

May 09, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1862 



* Siege of Yorktown ends 

* Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia 

* New Orleans LA Louisiana
 



The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "The Defenses Of Yorktown" (see photos). There are nice one column heads also: "The Advance of McClellan's Army", "The Enemy Still In Full Retreat", "Th... See More  

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594401

'Mad Bomber' George Metesky arrested...

Item #594401

January 23, 1957

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 23, 1957 



* Mad Bomber George Metesky 

* Capture & arrest w/ photo
 



This 42 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page: "'MAD BOMBER' IS FINALLY SEIZED", "Locked Up for Observation by Phychiatrists (sic)" with small photo. (see) 1st report coverage on the capture ... See More  

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594296

Bastrop, Louisiana Negro lynching...

Item #594296

July 10, 1934

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, July 10, 1934 



* Andrew McLeod negro lynching 

* Bastrop, Louisiana
 



This 22 page newspaper has one column headings on page 3: "Attacker of Girl Lynched in South" and "300 Storm Jail and Stage Hanging". This is 1st report coverage on the lynching of Andrew McLeod in Bastrop, Louisiana.



Other news, sp... See More  

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593966

Thomas Edison advertisement...

Item #593966

October 01, 1911

SUNDAY ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE of the DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 1, 1911  The cover of this issue contains a young lady outside in the woods. Within the issue are a variety of articles, stories and advertisements.



The of the issue is a full page advertisement for the General Electric Company on "Edison's Dream Comes True" and contains a photo of Thomas Ediso... See More  

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591677

1896 Hahnville, Louisiana lynchings...

Item #591677

August 11, 1896

ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, August 11, 1896 



* Hahnville, Louisiana 

* Lynching of Italians
 



This 4 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "TRIPLE LYNCHING BEE", "Citizens of Louisiana Hang Three Murderers", "They were All Italians" and more. See photos for text.



Other news and advertisements of the day ... See More  

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591451

William T. Sherman...

Item #591451

March 14, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 14, 1864 



* William T. Sherman

* New Orleans, LA




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Butler's Dept." "Capture & Destruction of the Rebel Camp" "Return of Troops From Texas" "Gen. Sherman In New Orleans" "From Chattanooga" "The Rebel Force in West Louisiana" and... See More  

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590046

Desecration of the schools in the South... My Lai massacare probe...

Item #590046

January 14, 1970

JACKSONVILLE JOURNAL, Jacksonville, Florida, January 14, 1970 The front page of the issue contains bold headlines "Pupil Integration Ordered By Feb. 1" and "Teachers Get Integration Notices". The desecration would take place in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. Also on the front page is a report "GI List Growing In My Lai Probe" deals with the Army... See More  

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589445

Opening of the St. Louis World's Fair issue...

Item #589445

January 31, 1904

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 7, 1904  The front cover of the issue is entitled "The Opening of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition" which is comprised of two photos with additional photos inside the issue. Within the issue is "The Russian Ice-Breaker 'Ermack' Capable of Forcing Her Way Through Ice Twenty-Five Feet Thick"; "High-Velocity 6-inch Wire-Wound G... See More  

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589217

Racehorse Seabiscuit retires in 1940....

Item #589217

March 12, 1940

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 12, 1940



* Seabiscuit retires (1st report)

* Underdog thoroughbred racehorse champion




This 26 page newspaper has a two column headline in the sport's section (page 11): "Seabiscuit, Greatest Money Winner of American Turf, Retired to Stud by Howard" with subhead: "Mighty Horse's Victory in Santa Anita Handicap Was 89th ... See More  

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588715

Norway surrenders to the Nazis...

Item #588715

June 10, 1940

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 10, 1940 



* Norway surrenders

* Nazis capturing Paris France




This 30 page newspaper has nice front page headlines concerning upcoming surrender of Paris, France. Nice for display here (see photos).



Also on the front page is a two column headline that reads: "Norway Surrenders, King Flees to England...". Also on the front pag... See More  

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588707

1919 Ville Platte LA dance hall fire disaster....

Item #588707

November 24, 1919

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1919



* Ville Platte, Louisiana

* Dance hall fire disaster (1st report)




This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 15 THAT INCLUDE: "25 KILLED, 15 HURT, IN DANCE HALL FIRE", "Many Mothers Give Their Lives to Save Babies in Ville-Platte, La.", "Passed Them Over Barrier" and more.



Other news sports and advertisement... See More  

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588637

Two Civil War maps...

Item #588637

May 09, 1862

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, May 9, 1862 



* Yorktown, Virginia Map

* New Orleans, Louisiana

* Battle of Williamsburg




The ftpg. features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Defences Of Yorktown" which shows a close-up view of the: "City of Yorktown, Huts & Tents of the Garrison." (see photos). Plus, page 3 has a huge Civil War map, taking more  tha... See More  

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587704

Tornado disaster in Cotton Valley, Louisiana...

Item #587704

January 01, 1948

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 1, 1948 



* Cotton Valley, Louisiana 

* Tornado destroys town (1st report)




This 22 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "11 ARE DEAD IN TORNADO", "Hundreds Reported Injured in Wake of Tornado Near Shreveport"  1st report coverage of the New Year's Eve tornado disaster in Cotton V... See More  

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587365

Pineville LA tornado in 1923...

Item #587365

April 05, 1923

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, April 5, 1923



* Pineville, Louisiana

* Tornado disaster




This 26 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "TORNADO TAKES TOLL OF 14 IN PINEVILLE, LA.", "Scores Are Injured When Twister Cuts 100-Yard Swath through Town" and more. 1st report coverage on the tornado disaster at Pineville, Louisiana.



Other ne... See More  

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586273

Insurrection of negroes in Waterproof, LA...

Item #586273

October 17, 1878

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, October 17, 1878



* Waterproof, Louisiana

* Negroes riot




This 8 page newspaper has a one column headings on the front page: "The Negro Trouble in Louisiana--Ten Negroes Killed", "Conflicting and Probably Distorted Reports", "THE NEGRO TROUBLE", "Fight Reported Near Waterproof, LA." and more. See photos for text. ... See More  

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586085

Tulane Green Wave undefeated season....

Item #586085

September 26, 1931

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, September 26, 1931



* Tulane Green Wave football

* First game of undefeated season (day of)

* Best title to have in ?




This 28 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 10: "Tulane Begins Title Conquest Today With Fighting Ole Miss Team" with subheads (see photos). This would be the day Tulane would begin their regular season that ende... See More  

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585898

Actor Tom Mix killed in auto accident...

Item #585898

October 13, 1940

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 13, 1940



* Western actor Tom Mix killed

* Arizona car accident (1st report)




This 50+ page newspaper has a small one column headline on the front page: "Tom Mix Dies as Auto Turns Over in Crash". 1st report coverage on the death of famous Western movie actor, Tom Mix.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light brow... See More  

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585809

The Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia...

Item #585809

May 08, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, May 8, 1862 



* New Orleans, Louisiana

* Battle of Williamsburg, VA




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 Capture Of New Orleans", "Progress of Operations to the 26th Ult.", "Fort Jackson In Flames&qu... See More  

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585805

Fort Wright, Kentucky...

Item #585805

May 23, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, May 23, 1862



* New Orleans Louisiana LA

* Fort Wright & Randolph




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: "Interesting From New Orleans", "Operations of the Department of the Gulf", "Military Occupation of ... See More  

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585772

1864 Civil War....

Item #585772

March 14, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, March 14, 1864  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Important From New Orleans" "Organization of the New State Government of Louisiana" "Inauguration of Governor Hahn" "Address of Gen. Banks" "News From the Department of the South" "The Sherman Expedition" "Grant's Army" & m... See More  

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585771

1864 Civil War....

Item #585771

March 14, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, March 14, 1864  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Important From New Orleans" "Organization of the New State Government of Louisiana" "Inauguration of Governor Hahn" "Address of Gen. Banks" "News From the Department of the South" "The Sherman Expedition" "Grant's Army" & m... See More  

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583424

Nazis capture Boulogne...

Item #583424

May 27, 1940

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 27, 1940



* Nazis capture Boulogne France

* World War II era




This 28 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page: "BOULOGNE FALLS AFTER 3-DAY SIEGE" with subheads. See photos for additional information.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. A little spine wear, otherwise good. ... See More  

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583315

Huey Long war....

Item #583315

August 07, 1934

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, August 7, 1934



* Senator Huey Long

* New Orleans, Louisiana

* re. Paul von Hindenburg death




This 18 page newspaper has a great banner headline on the front page: "BULLETS FLY IN HUEY WAR" with subheads (see photos). This is coverage of the Huey P. Long & Mayor T. Semmes Walmsley feud.



Also front page coverage on the burial of Paul von H... See More  

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583235
Item #583235

May 01, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, May 1, 1864  Among the front page one columns heads on the Civil War are: "General Stone Superseded by General Dwight" "The Rebel Loss in Louisiana Reported Between Seven & Ten Thousand" "The Operations of Gen. A. L. Lee & His Cavalry" "Position & Strength of Magruder's Army" "News from New Bern" "The Army... See More  

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582813

Battle of Baton Rouge...

Item #582813

August 20, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, August 20, 1862



* Baton Rouge Louisiana  LA

* Warrensburg MO Missouri




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: "MOVEMENTS ON THE PENINSULA", "Grand March of McClellan's Army", "THE BATTLE OF BATON ROUGE&quo... See More  

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581289

Milling publication...

Item #581289

January 01, 1877

THE MILLER AND MILLWRIGHT, Cincinnati, Ohio, January, 1877  This is a publication dedicated to milling with articles "Growing Corn In Dry Seasons" "How Things Are Done In Other Countries - Flour From The Grain" " Rice Culture In Louisiana" and more. This also contains numerous advertisements, many which are illustrated.



This is complete in 16 pages measuring a... See More  

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581242

The White League... report to Congress...

Item #581242

January 23, 1875

LOS ANGELES WEEKLY STAR, Los Angeles, California, January 23, 1875  The front page of this issue features "The White League Vindicated" in which it reports "The committee were unable to find any evidence that Republican colored voters were intimidated during the last campaign in Louisiana, or that their civil or political rights were in any way interfered with: that so far as t... See More  

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579760

Woman's softball...

Item #579760

July 17, 1940

THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, July 17, 1940



* Early Women's softball w/ photos



This 12 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 9: "Touring Glamor Girls Shoot For U.S. Softball Crown" with subheads and related pictorial (see photos)



This tells of the Jax Brewers of New Orleans, Louisiana. It is rare to find such reports during this time.



Other news of the day. Light ... See More  

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578085

Berryville, Arkansas tornado disaster...

Item #578085

October 31, 1942

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 31, 1942



* Berryville, Arkansas tornado disaster (1st report)

* Carroll County, Arkansas




This 24 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "28 DIE, 200 HURT AS TORNADO HITS MOUNTAIN TOWN" and more (see photos). Tells of the tornado disaster in Berryville, Arkansas.



Other news of the day with much ... See More  

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577667

The Great Mississippi Flood...

Item #577667

April 21, 1927

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts,  April 21, 1927



* The Great Mississippi River flood

* Arkansas, Tennessee



This 24 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "PESTILENCE INVADES REFUGEE CAMPS AS FLOOD WATERS RISE" with subheads (see photos).



Other news of the day including period advertising. Light browning with little margin wear, otherwise in go... See More  

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577470

The Great Mississippi Flood....

Item #577470

April 19, 1927

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, April 19, 1927



* The Great Mississippi River flood

* Arkansas, Tennessee



This 14 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "FURTHER HAVOC THREATENS AS FLOODS SPREAD" "Mississippi Hammers at Levees as Army of Workers...." "25,000 Homeless; Seven States Suffer" and more (see photos).



Other n... See More  

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575968

Opening day of first Tarzan movie...

Item #575968

January 30, 1918

THE WORLD, New York City, January 30, 1918 



* 1st week of landmark film "Tarzan Of The Apes"



A rare opportunity for the complete newspaper which contains within the advertisement for the first Tarzan movie ever made, "Tarzan of the Apes".



This is the complete newspaper with the advertisement (ad measures 6 by 4 inches) on the back page promoting the movie.



A fi... See More  

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575904

Hurricane Audrey hits gulf coast in 1957....

Item #575904

June 28, 1957

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, June 28, 1957.

 

* Hurricane Audrey hits Gulf region

* 1st report of landfall




This 10 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "Louisiana Marshlands Under Tidal Waves In Wake Of Hurricane", with supporting text.  Other news of the day throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.  Co
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575832

1st woman public enemy announced....

Item #575832

November 30, 1934

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana,  November 30, 1934  This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "MRS. NELSON HELD LEADING WOMAN PUBLIC FOE IN U.S." "Police and Authorities of Nation Ordered to 'Shoot to Kill'" with related photo. (see)



This tells of the official F.B.I. announcement of the very 1st woman public enemy, Helen... See More  

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574960

Rare Pittsburgh 1862 Civil War era...

Item #574960

November 19, 1862

THE PITTSBURGH POST, Pennsylvania, November 19, 1862 



* Labadieville, Louisiana 

* Rebel spies in Union camps 




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day they were first reported.


This issue is not fragile as newsprint from... See More  

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574769

Rare Cincinnati, Ohio Civil War era...

Item #574769

August 21, 1862

CINCINNATI DAILY GAZETTE, Ohio, August 21, 1862 



* Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

* Lone Jack Mo Missouri 




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day they were first reported.


This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era w... See More  

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574750

1953 St. Louis Browns last game... Baltimore Orioles...

Item #574750

September 28, 1953

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, September 28, 1953 



* St. Louis Browns last MLB game 

* Baltimore Orioles to be born 




This 48 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 26: "American League Turns Down Transfer of St. Louis Browns' Franchise to Baltimore" with subheads and related photo. (see)



Also a one column headline on page 25: "Minoso&... See More  

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573973

Lou Gehrig's 2,000 straight game....

Item #573973

June 01, 1938

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 1, 1938 This 34 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 17: "TOM HENRICH CLOUTS SIXTH HOME RUN, 12-5" "Dickey Gets Fifth as New Yorkers Smash Boston Nine" with box scores. (see)



This was the 2,000th game milestone achieved by Yankee great Lou Gehrig. He would end up playing in 2,130 straight games before ending his car... See More  

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573839

1952 Waco TX buses disaster.....

Item #573839

August 05, 1952

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 5, 1952



* Waco TX Texas

* Greyhound buses disaster



This34 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:



* 28 DIE AS BUSES COLLIDE IN TEXAS

* Headon Crash Turns Two Into Fiery Tray; 24 Hurt




with smaller subheads.



Tells of the head on crash of two greyhound buses in Waco, Texas.



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

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573796

Hurricane Audrey Hits Gulf Coast...

Item #573796

June 28, 1957

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, June 28, 1957  The frontpage of this issue features a bold headline "1,000 FEARED DEAD IN STORM" with subhead "Louisiana Town Believed Razed" "No Sign of Life Is Visible; Hurricane Stirs Tidal Wave". A photos of hurricane victims is also on the front page. Other news of the day throughout. 



This is complete in 60 pages wit
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573790

Joe Louis... last win by knock-out...

Item #573790

June 16, 1951

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, dated June 16, 1951



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) last win by K.O.

* Heavyweight boxing




This 30 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 14: "Joe Louis Stops Lee Savold in Sixth Round of "Battle of the Aged" This would be Louis' last career win by knockout.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Minor margin w... See More  

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573610

Charles 'Pretty Boy' Floyd....

Item #573610

October 22, 1934

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 22, 1934 



* Day of Charles 'Pretty Boy' Floyd death 

* Shot by Melvin Purvis
 



This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:

"FLOYD BELIEVED WOUNDED; AID IS CAUGHT IN OHIO" "Richetti Jailed After Gun Fight; wide Search Launched"



Other news of the day including various adve... See More  

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573062

1923 Pineville, Louisiana tornado...

Item #573062

April 05, 1923

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, April 5, 1923 



* Pineville, Louisiana 

* Tornado disaster
 



This 14 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "TORNADO KILLS 20, INJURING 60"



Tells of the Pineville, Louisiana tornado disaster.



Other news of the day. A few tiny binding holes along the spine, otherwise in nice condition.... See More  

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572768

Flight 624 airplane disaster....

Item #572768

June 18, 1948

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 18, 1948



* United Airlines Flight 624 disaster

* Douglas DC-6 airliner airplane crash

* Mount Mt. Carmel PA Pennsylvania




This 40 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "43 Die as Plane Hits Live Wire, Explodes" with subheads and photo of the crash site. (see)  More on page 3 with list of the dead.  A... See More  

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572572

1951 Union West Virginia mine explosion...

Item #572572

November 01, 1951

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 1, 1951



* Union  West Virginia 

* Coal mine explosion 

* Cabin Creek field
 



This 62 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 5: "COAL MINE BLAST FATAL TO TWELVE" "Bodies Are Found Deep in W. Va. Mountain"



Tells of the Truax-Traer Coal Company Cabin Creek mine explosion at Union, West ... See More  

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572165

Al Capone heads for prison...

Item #572165

May 04, 1932

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 4, 1932



* Al Capone heads for prison for tax evasion

* Chicago gangster boss




This 24 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 3: "CAPONE, SMILING, HURRIED BY HEAVY GUARDS TO TRAIN", "Dethroned Gangster Due at Atlanta Penitentiary Tonight", with smaller subheads (see images).



Other news of the day. Light browning w... See More  

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571567

Mel Ott death...

Item #571567

November 22, 1958

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 22, 1958 



* Mel Ott death 

* New York Giants 

* Major league baseball 




This 46 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "OTT DIES IN OPERATING ROOM OF CRASH HURTS" with subhead and photo of Ott. (see) Much more in the sport's section.



Tells of the death a famous major league baseb... See More  

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570667

Wisner LA negro lynching...

Item #570667

November 21, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, November 21, 1932 



* William House negro lynching 

* Wisner, Louisiana
 



This 38 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 12: "NEGRO IN LOUISIANA SEIZED AND LYNCHED" "Mob Takes Prisoner From Marshal and Body Is Found Later--Woman Charged Insults"



Tells of the lynching of Negro William House in Wisner, Louisiana.



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570466

Green Hornet Trolley Disaster in 1950...

Item #570466

May 26, 1950

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 26, 1950



* Green Hornet Trolley Disaster (1st report)

* Chicago street car & gas truck collision



This 60 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "33 GO TO FLAMING DEATHS IN HEAD-ON CRASH OF STREETCAR AND BIG GAS TRUCK" with subhead and photo of the horrific scene. (see) Tells of the Green Hornet trolley dis... See More  

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$47.00
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