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September 14, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1901 Front page illustration William McKinley; The Shooting of the President; How New York Received the News; St. Louis - "Most American of American Cities"; The Louisiana Exposition with photos of personnel; The Automobile Races at Newport; fullpage color ad Ralston Purina Cereals; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
July 13, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1901 Illustration "Waiting for Grandpa" by Ransom; Collegiate Rowing Races at Poughkeepsie; The "Columbia" - "Constitution" Races of Newport; fullpage illustration "Battles of the United States Army - The Storming of Stony Point"; doublepage centerfold "Opening of the Bathing Season at Narragansett Pier" by P... See More
October 16, 1909
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 16, 1909 Full front page photo: "Wilbur Wright's Amazing Flight", shows Wright in flight over the Hudson River with New York in the background. Inside page has 3 photos relating to Wrights flight. The issue contains many other prints, news of the day, and period advertisements.
September 04, 1909
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 4, 1909 Full front page photo: "An American Victor At Rheims", shows Glenn H. Curtiss, the "American aeroplanist", in a suit standing next to a plane.
September 15, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 15, 1900 "Another Paramount Issue," by W.A. Rogers; "Allied Forces at Tientsin;" "The New York State Republican Convention at Saratoga;" "The Army's Navy;" doublepage centerfold "Bird's-Eye View of Shanghai;" "The Towers of the New East River Bridge;" "Fifth Annual Women's Go... See More
August 11, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 11, 1900 The New York Yacht Club; doublepage centerfold "The Paris Exposition - Illumination of the Grounds in the Evening" by Graham; The ladies of the Peking Legations; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
August 04, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 4, 1900 Fullpage "Summer Days Awheel" bicycle illustration. American Troops Ordered to China; Cape Nome Beach and Tundra Placer Mines; The Boxer Uprising in Peking; the Assassination of King Humbert of Italy; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
July 28, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1900 Full page cartoon illustrations of baseball scenes. The Philippines - Our Approach to Asia; Scenes in Tientsin and Tong-Ku; The War in Siberia; and other news of the day. "Our Ambassadors Abroad" has mention of Professor Andrew Dickson White, co-founder of Cornell University. See photos for full details.
July 21, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 21, 1900 Colored front page political cartoon. Doublepage centerfold "Military Music On The Water-Front at Shanghai" by Peter; Disturbances in China; The Legations and The Foreign Ministers in Peking; "One of the Monumental Corners of the New Pont Alexandre III, Paris" - by Curran; Camp Life in Nicaragua; The National Amateur Golf Champi... See More
July 14, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 14, 1900 The National Democratic Convention; Fire in New York Harbor; War-ships in Chinese Waters; douplepage centerfold "The National Democratice Convention In Session, Kansas City, July 4-6, 1900"; Chinese in New York City; Intercollegiate Boat-Races; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
June 22, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1872 Full ftpg. illus. of 'The Late James Gordon Bennett'. Fullpg: 'The International Rowing Match' & 'Bird's-eye View of Boston & Its Environs' is nice, plus many scenes in the area.
October 29, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1859 The front page of this issue is the "Fac-Simile of the Last Record of the Franklin Expedition, Found by Lieutenant Hobson on King William's Land". A half page illustration 'Harper's Ferry -- The Scene of the Late Insurrection' with an article on John Brown as well. A 'Map of Vancouver Island and Washington Territor... See More
November 27, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 27, 1886 Nice full ftpg. ilus. of: "Chester Alan Arthur", with text inside. Doublepg. centerfold: "The Return of the Native". A half page print shows two views of "The New Statue of Washington for Philadelphia". A near full page print by Thomas Nast: "What the Colored Race Have To Be Thankful For".
Other news an... See More
July 20, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY July 20, 1867 Full front pg. illus. of "Cherry Ripe." (Small girl eating cherries). Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Harvest on Historic Fields-A Scene at the South." Six illus. of "Scottish Games at Jones's Wood." Dblpgctrfld. containing six illus. pertaining to "Scenes on Board Admiral Farragut's Flag Ship the "Franklin," Ne... See More
January 27, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 27, 1872 The front page is mostly taken up with an article: "The Ku-Klux" which is early discussion of the clan, and also includes an illustration: "Mississippi Ku-Klux in the Disguises in Which they were Captured".
Also within the issue are prints: "Wood Sellers, Richmond, Virginia" nearly a full page Thomas Nast political c... See More
September 27, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 27, 1879 Front full pg. illus. of "American Beef for English Markets." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Franklin Search Expedition - Winter Quarters in Hudson Bay." 1/4 pg. portrait of "Alonzo B. Cornell, Republican Candidate for Governor of New York." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Buoy Station,Quarantine Landing, Staten... See More
March 23, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1867 Full ftpg: 'Benjamin F. Wade'. Fullpg: 'The Indian Battle And Massacre Near Fort Philip Kearney, Dakotah Terr.' - re Fetterman, Halfpg: 'The Late Dr. Livingstone, The African Explorer', double page centerfold has illustrations of 'Southern Justice' showing hatred towards the Negro.
Other news and advertisements of... See More
December 19, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY Dec. 19, 1874 Nice fullpg: "Children Who Go To Public Schools" & "Children Who Do Not Go To Our Public Schools" shows dramatically different results! Very nice fullpg: "The Chicago Fire Dept." shows 5 men & 4 scenes. Ftpg "Shall Teacher's Salaries be Lowered?" by Nast. 3/4 pg "The Chess-Players". Two full pg "Ch... See More
July 23, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1887 Nice fullpg. prints: "Lincoln Park, Chicago" & "In the Lodges of the Blackfeet Indians". Another full page print: "Manitou, Colorado" is very nice, plus "Nahant and Swampscott, Massachusetts Bay" & "Life Among the Tenements" in New York City. A half page print: "The Unbeaten Race-Horse... See More
August 06, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1887 Fullpg: 'The Completed Building of the Equitable Life Assurance Society, N.Y.' includes 9 scenes. Nice & displayable double page centerfold: 'Around Cape Ann', Mass. Small illus. of: 'The Late John Taylor, President of the Mormon Church'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.... See More
August 22, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1857 The front page features the article "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" and features three small illustrations plus a half page illustration "Tyre From the Isthmus". One page has 4 illustrations of 'Frontier Life In Washington Territory'. 'A Trip to the White Mountains' includes 8 comic illustrations. Full pag... See More
January 03, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1863 The full front front page is an illustration of "Santa Claus in Camp", this being the very first representation of Santa Claus by Thomas Nast in this publication. Inside the doublepage centerfold has two large illustrations of "Christmas Eve, 1862.", by Thomas Nast.
A full page illustration has two 1/2 pg. prints of: "T... See More
July 04, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1857 The front page features an article 'Travel Noted In Bible Lands' with a half page illustration 'Keeping the Fourth on Holy Ground'. Inside contains an illustration of the: 'Henry Clay Column to be Raised at Lexington, Kentucky.' An article on 'How To Spend The Fourth' with several small illustrations. Nice one-... See More
October 17, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 17, 1857 The front page illustration of "Alexander Grant, Fireman of the 'Central America'" accompanies the article entitled "Alexander Grant, the Man Who Couldn't Be Drowned". Two illustrations inside pertaining to "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including "What Steenburger Saw in the Harem" and "G... See More
March 27, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1858 The front page includes a nice illustration of: 'Hon. John Slidell, U.S. Senator from Louisiana'. "His Excellency Rear-Admiral Mohammed Pacha" also includes an illustration of him. Two full page illustrations of sailing ships "The Corvette 'Japanis,' Built for the Russian Government by W. H. Webb, of New York' a... See More
April 28, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1894 Front full pg. illus. of "Who is Responsible?" Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The United States Battle Ship 'Texas'." Two full pg. illus. of "Characters in the Latin Play at Harvard" and "Coaling an Ocean Steamer."
Doublepage centerfold of "After the Opera - Waiting for the Carriages in the Bo... See More
March 25, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The Military Tournament, New York City - Exhibition Drill of Troop 'H,' 3D United States Cavalry." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "United States Troops at Gibraltar - Officers of the 3D U.S. Infantry and their Families from the Transport 'Sherman,' on their Way to the Philippines, Inspectin... See More
April 17, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1897 Full front page illus. of "The United States Battle Ship 'Iowa' Making Seventeen Knots an Hour." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "From the Seventy-Second Annual Exhibition of the National Academy of Design." Full pg. illus. of "Scenes at the Unveiling of the Monument to Emperor William I., At Berlin, March 22&qu... See More
April 22, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 22, 1899 Fullpg. of 8 photos of: 'Honolulu--Scenes in the Chief City of Our Mid-Pacific Territory'. Fullpg: 'Samoa--The Scene of the Fighting...'. Nice doublepage centerfold shows troops marching thru Caloocan after a battle. Much text with several photos on: 'The Reconstruction of Cuba'.
Other news and advertisements of the day a... See More
April 18, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1857 Relatively few illustrations, but including an article headed :Dred Scott in the Legislature", being text only, concerning the objections of the New York Legislature to the Dred Scott decision and their actions. A nearly 1/4 page illustration of "John A. King, Governor of New York".
Also featured in this issue is the coverage of &... See More
July 11, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 11, 1857 Front page shows: "Camp of the Pilgrims to the Jordan" and a half page: "Valley of the Jordan and Dead Sea" with a related article: "Travel Notes in Bible Lands". Small print of: "John P. Durbin, D.D." Nice two-thirds page print: "The City of San Francisco, California".
Nice article: "Salt La... See More
October 03, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 3, 1857 The front page article: "Thrilling Narrative of a Ship-Wrecked Passenger on Board the 'Central America" features the nearly half-page illustration 'Wreck of the Central America, Adrift on the Ocean'. Five nice illustrations on two pages regarding: 'Mining Life in California', two showing gambling: 'Faro' and... See More
January 23, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 23, 1858 The full front page illustration is entitled: 'In The Bitter Cold'. "Hon. Charles O'Conor" with an accompanying article. "The Great Massacre at Cawnpore" also features two illustrations; "The House in Which the Women and Children were Slaughtered at Cawnpore" and "The Arrest of the Missionaries by ... See More
March 13, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1858 The front page article "French Court Fashions" features a "Costumes of the Court of the Emperor of the French" illustration. "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features a half-page "Landing at Smyrna". "The Approach to Canton" includes a map "Chart of Pearl River, showing the Position, at Last Acc... See More
April 03, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 3, 1858 The front page Illustration: 'An Auction of Splendid Household Furniture' has an accompanying article entitled "How We Furnished Our House". "Pompey's Philosophy" features several illustrations. "Lord Derby, Prime Minister of England" also features a large illustration of him. Full page: 'Attack on Can... See More
May 02, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 2, 1857 Two half page scenes showing the 'Niagara' laying the telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean, with the accompany article: "The Laying of the Transatlantic Telegraph" and small illustration of Professor Morse among others. Also an illustration: "The Transatlantic Telegraph Wire, Full Size".
Articles entitled: "The... See More
August 12, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 12, 1865 The front page shows: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia" as well as: "Terminal Station of Collins's Overland Telegraph, New Westminster, B.C."
Inside has prints captioned: "The Indo-European Telegraph--Landing the Cable in the Mud at Fao, Persian Gulf" "Trial of Mowing Machines...at West Mount Ver... See More
January 10, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 10, 1863 The front page has an interesting circular illustration of "Rebel Negro Pickets as Seen Through a Field-Glass", with a related article: "Rebel Negro Pickets".
A full page with 3 views of: "The Battle of Goldsborough..." and "Battle of Kinston..." and "Battle of Whitehall..."; half page print: &... See More
October 23, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 23, 1886 Front page print: "The Rev. William M. Taylor". Interesting fullpg: 'The Village Pest' is a young black boy, shown with his family and the 'accusers'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'The New Aqueduct--Views in the Croton Watershed Region' is nice. 'The Moonshiner's Home' is a nice mountain scene. Also incl... See More
August 05, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 5, 1865 The front page has prints of: "The Late Right Reverend Alonzo Potter" "The Late Rev. Newton Heston" and "The Boat Race at Poughkeepsie, New York". Prints inside include a full page: "Reception of the German Singing Societies at the City Hall Park" and: "The Launch of the Ironclad 'Dunderberg". T... See More
November 08, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 8, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "New York Must Be Carried." Inside is a dblpgctrfld. of "The Dawn of Better Days - Busy Scenes in the Streets of New York." Full pg. Nast illus. of "Root, Hog, or Die." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Along a Dutch Canal - Going to Market." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Along a Dutch Canal.&quo... See More
November 12, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 12, 1881 Front page print: "The Atlanta International Cotton Exposition--Reception to Visiting Governors". Fullpg. with 7 illus. & text on: 'The New Harvard Gymnasium'. Fullpg: 'Sweeping Broadway at Night' & 'Shutting off the Croton at the Central Park Reservoir' & 'Raising Turkeys for Market' shows... See More
December 20, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 20, 1884 Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the great two page spread with two prints by noted artist Thomas Nast. One is captioned: "Hello! Santa Claus!" showing a girl on the telephone, and the other is: "Hello! Little One!" showing Santa Claus on the phone as well. This is the classic portly, jolly image of Santa (Nast ... See More
March 17, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 17, 1894 Fullpg. shows 6 photos re: 'Ottawa & the Canadian Houses of Parliament'. Fullpg: 'Baptism of Christ'. & 'New York's Fish Market in Lent' shows 4 scenes. Fullpg: 'Open-air Bathing at Midwinter at Glenwood Spgs., Colorado'. Nearly halfpg:'Wild Goose Shooting' by A.B. Frost.
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July 28, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1894 Two photos on 'Arrival of the First Train at Cripple Creek'. Halfpg: 'The Great Railway Strikes--First Meat Train Leaving the Chicago Stockyards Under Escort', plus 2 fullpg. with 6 photos re. the 'Great Railway Strike' & another 6 illus. by F. Remington on the strike. Nice fullpg. with 7 scenes of 'Santa Cruz, Calif.'... See More
September 26, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 26, 1896 Fullpg: 'The Roof Gardens of New York City'. Very dramatic dblpgctrfld:'The 2nd U.S Cavalry At Beverly Ford' shows a heated Civil War battle. A polo photo. 'Watermelons'.
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February 27, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 27, 1897 Full front page illus. of "The Armed Peace of Europe." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chicago's Water Supply - Winter Difficulties at the Cribs in Lake Michigan." Three small portraits of "King George of Greece, Crown Prince Konstantine of Greece and His Brother Prince George, and Queen Olga of Greece." 1/2 pg... See More
April 08, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 8, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The True Jeffersonian Simplicity - Mr. Bryan Has a Little Dinner of His Own." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Manila - With the American Battle-Line." Full pg. illus. of "Samoa - Photographs of the Scenes of the Recent Fighting." Doublepage centerfold and a full pg. of "The Klondike ... See More
May 27, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 27, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Major-General Arthur MacArthur, U.S.V., in the Field, Giving Instructions to Major Fitzhugh of His Staff." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The United States Ship 'Missouri' - The First and One of the Finest of Our Hospital Vessels."
Full pg. of illus. of "The New Home of the University... See More
November 25, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 25, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Why They Waited for News From Mafeking." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The War in South Africa - Points of Interest in the Two Republics and Natal." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Commandeering Horses for the Boer Army." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Loading Refugees on Coal Trucks at Johannesburg.&q... See More
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