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625678

Baseball mania in 1922...

Item #625678

October 04, 1922

TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, Oct. 4, 1922  A great report which gives evidence of the baseball mania which existed at this time, with the banner headline: "BASEBALL IS KING TODAY" as the 1922 World Series plays its first game, the Yankees vs. the Giants. Among the subheads: "Scores Of All Yank-Giant Battles Will Be Flashed round The World" "Ships On Seven Seas To Get... See More  

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622217

Wernher von Braun death... rocketry...

Item #622217

June 18, 1977

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, June 18, 1977



* Wernher von Braun death

* Father of rocket science




The front page has a three column headline: "Von Braun, Rocketry Genius, Dies Thursday of Cancer" First report coverage on the death of Wernher von Braun, German-American rocket scientist.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 6 pages, a few small binding hol... See More  

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622169

Harvey Gantt breaks the color barrier....

Item #622169

January 28, 1963

THE PARSONS SUN, Kansas, January 28, 1963



* Harvey Gantt break the color barrier

* 1srt Negro enrolled in a South Carolina college

* Clemson University Tigers




The front page has a three column headline: "Color Wall Broken In South Carolina" with caption: "Negro Enrolled at Clemson College" (see) 1st report coverage on Harvey Bernard Gantt becoming the 1st Negro to enrol... See More  

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621157

Dwight Eisenhower's inauguration...

Item #621157

January 20, 1953

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, Jan. 20, 1953  This issue features a banner headline of "Eisenhower Is Sworn in as President" with subheads and one column photo of Eisenhower. Other news of the day.

The complete 4 page issue in good condition.

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621139

Jayne Mansfield killed in crash...

Item #621139

June 29, 1967

THE PARSONS SUN, Kansas, June 29, 1967



* Jayne Mansfield killed in car crash

* Hollywood actress and Playboy Playmate




The front page has a three column heading "Road Crash Kills Jayne" with caption: "Actress and two Men Die" and photo. (see) 1st report coverage on the automobile accident that killed famous actress Jayne Mansfield.

Other news, sports and advertisements o... See More  

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620938

Frank and Jesse James...

Item #620938

April 25, 1882

THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, April 25, 1882  Page 2 has half a column of text headed: "Frank Or A Fraud" "Brother of the Dead Bandit at Kansas City" "Sensational Stores of Frank James at St. Joe and Vicinity" "One of the Texas Train Robbers Said to Have Been Captured" " "Frank James Again" "Bagging the Train Robbers" and ... See More  

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620344

The Indians in Kansas...

Item #620344

July 18, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 18, 1885  Inside has a full page with 3 prints of: "Scenes & Incidents of the Strike of Iron-Workers in Cleveland" and other fullpg. has 4 prints of: "The Indian Troubles--Types & Incidents In Southwestern Kansas & the Indian Territory." A fullpg. has  8 scenes of: "The Manufacture of Lager Beer..." ... See More  

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619919

1966 Topeka, Kansas tornado disaster....

Item #619919

June 09, 1966

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, June 9, 1966



* Topeka KS Kansas

* Tornado disaster




The front page has a four column headline: "Twister Cripples Topeka; 14 Known Dead, 425 Hurt" 1st report coverage on the 1966 Topeka tornado. Nice to have in a Kansas paper.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, A few small binding holes along spine, otherwise nice. ... See More  

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619651

Adolph Eichmann executed in Israel....

Item #619651

June 01, 1962

THE PARSONS SUN, Kansas, June 1, 1962



* Adolph Eichmann hanging (1st report)

* Nazi SS leader - Jewish holocaust organizer




The front page has a one column heading: "Eichmann Dies On Gallows; His Ashes Scattered" 1st report coverage on the execution of Jewish holocaust organizer, Adolph Eichmann, in Israel.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a ... See More  

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619379

Dwight Eisenhower death...

Item #619379

March 28, 1969

ABILENE REFLECTOR-CHRONICLE, Kansas, March 28, 1969 



* Dwight Eisenhower death 

* Best title to be had ?

* Front leaf only




This front leaf only has banner headline: "Ike Dies...Will Be Buried In Abilene" with subheads and photo. (see) Great to have from his hometown newspaper.

Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), some margin wear with small tears, nice for display as suc... See More  

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619215

Lana Turner boyfriend murder....

Item #619215

April 05, 1958

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, April 5, 1958 



* Movie actress Lana Turner 

* Johnny Stompanato murder 

* 14 year daughter Cheryl Crane
 



The front page has a three column heading: "Lana Turner's Girl Kills Star's Lover" with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on the murder of Johnny Stompanato by 14 year old Cheryl Crane. 

Other news, sports and... See More  

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618851

Death of Martin Luther King, Jr...

Item #618851

April 08, 1968

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, April 8, 1968 



* Martin Luther King Jr. assassination

* Negroes riot - protests



The front page has a four column headline: "Riot-Ripped Capital Guarded By Armed Troops, Hundreds Fires Set" Also: "Congress Expected To Act On Civil Rights In Wake Of Riots" and more.

The back page has a five column headline: "Hopes King Murder Will End ... See More  

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618622

March from Selma to Montgomery...

Item #618622

March 15, 1965

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, March 15, 1965 



* Selma to Montgomery, Alabama 

* Martin Luther King Jr.

* Fight for Civil Rights era original




The front page has a four column headline: "Memorial March at Selma Is Blocked By Police Today" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few small binding holes along spine, otherwise nice.... See More  

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618450

March from Selma to Montgomery...

Item #618450

March 16, 1965

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, March 16, 1965 



* Selma to Montgomery, Alabama 

* Martin Luther King Jr.




The front page has a five column headline: "Negro Leaders Meet On Plans To Resume Highway March To Capitol" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a few small binding holes along spine, otherwise nice.... See More  

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618358

Great Santa Fe Trail prints... 1925 - the 100th anniversary...

Item #618358

September 06, 1925

KANSAS CITY JOURNAL-POST (Gravure Section only), Missouri, September 6, 1925

* Santa Fee Trail images... 100th year anniversary

Complete Gravure section of this 1925 newspaper. The key feature are the two Santa Fe Trail-themed 1/2 page prints. Other prints reflecting the news of the day are also included.

Fragile, but in good condition for the period.

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617332

Selma Al civil rights ordeal begins...

Item #617332

February 04, 1965

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, February 4, 1965



* Selma & Marion MS demonstrations

* Civil Rights - Voting

* Martin Luther King Jr.




The front page has a small one column heading: "200 More Negroes Are Arrested in Voter Drive". (see) Coverage on the arrest of many negro school children in Selma & Marion Mississippi where Martin Luther King Jr. had a voter registration ca... See More  

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616904

Kansas & the slavery question...

Item #616904

July 19, 1859

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 19, 1859



* Squatter sovereignty

* Bleeding Kansas

* Slavery question




Page 2 has an article headed: "The Territorial Slavery Question and the Democratic Platform--What Shall be the Platform?"

Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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616563

Yom Kippur War begins... Jews-Arabs....

Item #616563

October 08, 1973

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, October 8, 1973



* Yom Kippur War begins

* Israel vs. Egypt and Syria




The front page has a three column heading: "Syrians said in retreat" with caption: "In Middle East" Coverage on the beginning of the Yom Kippur War or Fourth Arab-Israeli War.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a small binding holes along s... See More  

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616536

Prelude to the Civil War... Georgia to secede... Much more...

Item #616536

January 19, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 19, 1861 



* Southern secession

* Fort Sumter tensions

* Prelude to the Civil War




Among the one column heads on the ftpg. are: "The National Troubles" "Animated Debate on the Kansas Bill" "Passage of the Army Bill in Committee of the Whole" "Latest Dispatches from the South" "Declaration of the Georgia Convention in Favo... See More  

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616374

Galax VA airliner disaster...

Item #616374

January 13, 1947

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, January 13, 1947



* Galax VA Virginia airliner disaster

* Douglas DC-3 airplane crash




The front page has a two column headline: "18 Killed in Plane Crash in Virginia" with subhead. (see) 1st report coverage on the Eastern Airlines Douglas DC-3 airplane crash in Galax, Virginia.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages... See More  

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616132

1867 Manhattan, Kansas earthquake...

Item #616132

April 25, 1867

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1867



* Manhattan, Kansas



Page 5 has a very small and discrete heading: "Earthquake in Missouri" See image for very brief text. This was in fact the Manhattan, Kansas earthquake. A early report the day after it happened. Unfortunately for the short article here but still a 1st report in this venerable newspaper title. Of course technology was non existe... See More  

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615640

Battle of Marais des Cygnes, Kansas...

Item #615640

October 28, 1864

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, October 28, 1864



* Battle of Marais des Cygnes

* Linn County, Kansas




Page 2 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here.

Complete in 4 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. minor margin wear, a little c... See More  

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614825

1945 Mel Otts 500 home runs... New York Giants...

Item #614825

August 02, 1945

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, August 2, 1945



* Mel Ott hits no. 500 home run

* 1st to achieve in National league

* New York Giants - MLB Baseball




The sport's section (page 9) has a very small heading: "500th Homer For Ott" with box scores. See image for small, brief report here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a few binding holes holes along spine, otherwis... See More  

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613863

Bloody Benders caught ?...

Item #613863

August 09, 1880

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 9, 1880



* Bloody Benders

* Kansas serial killers




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 7 has an article headed: "THE FIEND AFRAID" "Bender, the Butcher, Trembles at the Future" "The Kansas Sheriff at Fremont with a Requistion" and more (see) Text takes up over a full column.

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613562

John Brown monument dedication...

Item #613562

August 31, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 31, 1877



* John Brown monument statue dedication

* Battle of Osa
watomie - Kansas




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 5 has an article headed: "OLD JOHN BROWN" "Executed as a Felon in Virginia" "But Canonized as a Martyr in Kansas" "Formal Dedication of the Monument at... See More  

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613556

Early baseball photos... Carrie Nation...

Item #613556

March 16, 1901

BLACK AND WHITE BUDGET, London, March 16, 1901 



* Carrie Nation photo

* Early baseball




An interesting and uncommon periodical, published in London, with some content on events of the Boer War in South Africa. It also has much domestic content offering an interesting glimpse of British life at the end of the Victorian era. It published from 1899 thru 1905 and contains many photographs. ... See More  

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613469

Bodie, California as a boomtown...

Item #613469

June 01, 1879

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 1, 1879



* Lee's Summit, Missouri

* Tornadoes outbreak - disaster

* Irving, Kansas




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 4 has an article headed: "HORRIBLE HAVOC" "The Wind Manifesting Its Wrath Out West" "Death and Desolation Visible on Every Hand" "Men, Women and Chi... See More  

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613356

1879 Negro exodusters..

Item #613356

April 20, 1879

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, April 20, 1879



* Negro Exodusters begin

* Wyandotte KS Kansas




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "The Colored Immigrants" "Brief Description of Their Reception and Condition at Wyandotte" and more. (see) Text takes up more than a full column.

This issue is not fra... See More  

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613267

Marion Parker murder.... William Hickman....

Item #613267

December 20, 1927

KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, December 20, 1927



* Marion Parker kidnapping and murder

* William Edward Hickman



The front page has one column headlines: "$100,000, DEAD OR ALIVE, ON FIEND'S HEAD" "Slayer's Automobile Found, But Identity of 'The Fox' Is Still as Mysterious as Ever" and more with two column photo of Marian Parker. (see) Coverage on the kidnapping an... See More  

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612996

Fort Scott, Kansas fire disaster...

Item #612996

April 24, 1873

THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, April 24, 1873



* Fort Scott KS Kansas

* Fire disaster




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "Fire Panic In Kansas" "Fears That Fort Scott Will Be Destroyed" See image for text here.

This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen ra... See More  

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612995

A mind-reader interviews Jesse James...

Item #612995

May 05, 1882

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 5, 1882 



* Outlaw Jesse James



Page 8 has a very interesting article taking almost an entire column: "Brown, The Mind--reader" "He Tells of an Interview He Had with the Late Jesse James" "How He was Mistaken for a Detective & Told to Skip Out of Kansas City--His Visit to the Youngers at Stillwater & His Connection with the Ch... See More  

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612860

Leavenworth, Kansas tornado disaster...

Item #612860

May 11, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, May 11, 1876



* Centennial Exposition opening

* 1st World's Fair




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "IN FULL BLAST" "Auspicious Opening of the Centennial Exposition" "The Sun Shines on the Inauguration Ceremonies" "Presentation of the Bui... See More  

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610432

Ray Ouimet wins golf tournament....

Item #610432

August 28, 1921

THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, Missouri, August 28, 1921



* Ray Ouimet wins golf tournament

* Famous golfer Francis Ouimet's brother




The sport's section (page 5) has a five column headline: "Ray Ouimet New Kansas City Golf Champ" with subheads and nice photo. (see) 1st report coverage of Francis Ouimet's younger brother winning the golf championship at the Hillcrest Country C... See More  

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610169

Kansas prairie fires...

Item #610169

March 20, 1879

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, March 20, 1879



* Kansas prairie fires

* Cloud & Republic counties




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THE PRAIRIES ABLAZE" "A Hundred Homes in Kansas Swept Away" "Several Persons Seriously Injured by the Flames" and more. (see)

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609279

Much on the Kanas struggle to be a slave or free state...

Item #609279

May 24, 1856

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, May 24, 1856  The front page has: "Later From Kansas" "Reign of Terror In the Territory" "Attack Fixed for Yesterday" "Buford's Men Enlisted" "Clean Work to be Made  at Lawrence". Also pages 3 & 4 have: "Kansas Must Be Admitted - A Great Speech by Mr.  Sumner" which is very lengthy.

Eight p... See More  

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609254

From the Dodge City Chamber of Commerce...

Item #609254

January 01, 1920

Map of Kansas--"Compliments Dodge City Chamber of Commerce", at the bottom of which is: "Dodge City Provides a Free Tourist Auto Camp. See Reverse Side of this Map for Facts Worth Knowing About Dodge City, Kansas." On the reverse are the statistics and promotional tidbits headed: "Some Facts worth Knowing About Dodge City, Kansas: The commercial & Industrial Center of&... See More  

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609136

Kansas City, Missouri tornado disaster...

Item #609136

May 12, 1886

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, May 12, 1886



* Kansas City, Missouri

* Tornado disaster




The front page has one column headings: "A DEATH BLAST" "Kansas City Visited Yesterday by a Disastrous Cyclone" "Resulting in Loss of Life and Destruction of Property" "The Tempest Strikes a School House and Kills Many" and more. (see) Lengthy text here... See More  

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608832

Jess Williard... Jack Johnson...

Item #608832

April 07, 1915

FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 7, 1915 



* Jess Williard  - "The Great White Hope" 

* Jack Johnson  

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (post-fight reporting)
 



Page 6 has an article headed: "JESS WILLARD IS ON HIS WAY HOME" "Great Crowd at Havana Dock Delays Sailing of Steamer; Johnson Remains Behind" See image for t... See More  

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607362

Kent State and other campus protesting...

Item #607362

May 06, 1970

THE HAYS DAILY NEWS, Hays, Kansas, May 6, 1970  The front page of the issue carries a four column headline "Campus Protest Wave Spreads" which is reference to the protest occurring at the colleges and university across the nation over President Nixon's Cambodian policy and the recent Kent State killings. This also shows a photo of the protest at the Fort Hays State campus.

Insi... See More  

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607286

"Bleeding Kansas"...

Item #607286

September 25, 1856

NEW YORK OBSERVER, Sept. 25, 1856 



* Bleeding Kansas

* Missouri border invasion

* War on slavery




Page 3 has an item datelines: "Lawrence, K.T. [Kansas Territory], Sept. 15" which includes: "...2800 men...destined to attack Lawrence...About 500 remain preparing to fight in our fortifications..." with more on "bleeding Kansas" (see).

Four pages, very nice ... See More  

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607263

Pike's Peak gold rush...

Item #607263

August 26, 1859

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, August 26, 1859



* Pike's Peak gold rush

* Kansas Territory boom




Page 2 has a lengthy article headed: "LIFE IN THE FAR WEST" "Lights and Shadows of the Gold Region" Text takes up 2 full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise very nice condition.

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606706

Pike's Peak gold rush...

Item #606706

October 15, 1858

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, October 15, 1858



* Pike's Peak gold rush

* Kansas Territory boom




Page 3 has an article headed: "The Pike's Peak Gold Mines in Kansas--Advice to Gold-Seekers". See images for text.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise very nice condition.

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606331

The fugitive slave John Anderson... Seceding from the Union...

Item #606331

February 04, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 4, 1861 



* John Anderson - fugitive slave

* Pre Civil War Southern tensions




Inside has: "A Southern Diarist" "Later From California" "Arrival of the Pony Express" "News From Kansas" "Movements of Mr. Lincoln" "The Case of the Fugitive Anderson", the latter concerning the trial of the famed fugitive slave... See More  

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606019

Americus, Kansas tornado...

Item #606019

June 11, 1881

CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, June 11, 1881



* Americus & Emporia KS Kansas

* Tornado disaster




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has small one column headings: "Kansas Tornado" "Great Damage to Buildings and Crops Reported" See image for text here.

Complete, minor margin wear, otherwise ... See More  

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605972

"Bleeding Kansas" to bleed no more...

Item #605972

November 13, 1856

NEW YORK OBSERVER, Nov. 13, 1856 



* Bleeding Kansas

* Missouri border invasion

* War on slavery




Page 2 has: "Kansas To Be A Free State" which takes over half a column, and includes a letter datelined at Lawrence, beginning: "At last we begin to breathe freer in this long afflicted, but beautiful country. The Border Ruffians have left us to manage our own affairs, and th... See More  

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605749

Sarah Bernhardt comes to America...

Item #605749

November 09, 1880

KANSAS CITY DAILY JOURNAL, November 9, 1880



* Sarah Bernhardt

* America debut (NYC)




The front page has small one column headings: "Bernhardt's Reception" "'The Bell Goes a Ringin' for Sara," and She Captures New York at her First Appearance" See images for text here.



Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, m... See More  

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605748

Edison's electric railway...

Item #605748

May 30, 1880

KANSAS CITY DAILY JOURNAL, May 30, 1880



* Inventor Thomas Edison

* 1st electric railway success




Page 3 has small one column headings: "Edison" "His Latest Venture a Success--Riding at a Forty-Mile Speed on His Electric Railroad...." See images for text here.



Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise... See More  

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605747

Savoy, Texas tornado disaster...

Item #605747

May 30, 1880

KANSAS CITY DAILY JOURNAL, May 30, 1880



* Savoy TX Texas

* Tornado disaster




Page 3 has small one column headings: "A Texas Cyclone" "The Town of Savoy Destroyed and Fourteen Persons Killed" See image for text here.



Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition. Should be handled with c... See More  

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605729

Adelaide Neilson death....

Item #605729

August 17, 1880

KANSAS CITY DAILY JOURNAL, August 17, 1880



* Adelaide Neilson death

* English stage actress




The front page has one column headings: "NEILSON DEAD" "The Celebrated Juliet Suddenly Expires Among Friends in a Paris Cafe" "She Was Speaking of Her Successes and Her Plans for the Future When Death Came" and more. (see)



Other news of the day with several interestin... See More  

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605725

Outlaw Big Nose George....

Item #605725

August 12, 1880

KANSAS CITY DAILY JOURNAL, Kansas City, Missouri, August 12, 1880



* George Parrott

* "Big Nose George"

* Close to lynching




Page 5 has one column headings: "THE JAWS OF DEATH" "Big-Nose George, the Wyoming Outlaw, Has a Thrilling Experience" "He is Cut Down, Upon Promise of Confessing Everything". See images for text.



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

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