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604180

Powell squib factory explosion...

Item #604180

February 26, 1889

KANSAS CITY DAILY JOURNAL, February 26, 1889



* Plymouth PA Pennsylvania

* Squib factory explosion




The front page has one column headings: "A TERRIBLE DISASTER" "Eleven Souls Suddenly Hurled Into Eternity" and more.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, minor margin wear, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.... See More  

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604179

Purcell, Oklahoma gold discovery...

Item #604179

February 20, 1889

KANSAS CITY DAILY JOURNAL, Kansas City, Missouri, February 20, 1889



* Purcell, Oklahoma



The front page has a small one column heading: "The Oklahoma Gold Field". See image for text.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, minor margin wear, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

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603891

Chief Joseph... Nez Perce Indians...

Item #603891

November 09, 1877

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 9, 1877  The front page of the issue has a one column heading: "General News"; "The Feeling in Washington Over Gen. Miles' Victory"; and more. (See photos for text on the decision of the U.S. military to send Chief Joseph and his followers to Fort Leavenworth in Kansas).

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

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$22.00
602458

La Cygne, Kansas lynch mob...

Item #602458

August 21, 1873

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, August 21, 1873



* La Cygne, Kansas

* Lynch mob - lynching




This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings: "Lynch Law" "Solemn Proceedings of a Mob"

Complete in 8 pages, very minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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$23.00
602450

Galesburg, Kansas tornado disaster...

Item #602450

July 03, 1873

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, July 3, 1873



* Galesburg, Kansas

* Camden, Ohio

* Tornadoes




This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings: "Tornadoes" "The Wind In A Fury" and more. See images for text.

Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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601836

Air Florida Flight 90 disaster... Potomac River...

Item #601836

January 14, 1982

THE KANSAN, Kansas City, Kansas, January 14, 1982



* Air Florida Flight 90

* Potomac River

* 14th Street Bridge




The front page has a three column headline: "Officials begin wreckage probe" with related map. This is 1st report coverage on Air Florida Flight 90 airplane disaster in Washington D.C.



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

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601421

Grasshopper plague of 1874-5...

Item #601421

January 19, 1875

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 19, 1875



* Grasshopper plague in Kansas

* Crops destroyed




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

Page 2 has one column headings: "THE GRASSHOPPER PLAGUE" "The Condition Of Kansas" "The Bad Choice Of Lands The Cause Of The Famine" and more (see photos).

Complete, nice condition.... See More  

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601107

SS Pacific sinking disaster...

Item #601107

November 09, 1875

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 9, 1875



* SS Pacific sinking disaster

* Kansas earthquake




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

The front page has one column headings: "Loss Of The Pacific" "Fearful Marine Disaster" "More Than a Hundred Lives Supposed to be Lost" and more. See images ... See More  

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600867

1922 color comics... The Katzenjammer Kids...

Item #600867

December 31, 1922

KANSAS CITY JOURNAL-POST, comic section, Kansas City, Missouri, December 31, 1922



* The Gumps

* The Katzenjammer Kids




This 4 page color comic section has: "The Gumps", "Polly--Home Is Not a Safe Place for Pa", "The Katzenjammer Kids", "Bringing Up Father".

4 pages, some margin wear, mostly along spine, otherwise good.... See More  

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600565

1957 Fargo, North Dakota tornado disaster....

Item #600565

June 21, 1957

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, June 21, 1957



* North Fargo (Gold Ridge) area

* South Dakota tornado disaster




The front page has a three column headline: "Twister Takes 10 Lives, Damage Is in Millions"



with subheads that include: "Huge Black Arm Hits Fargo, N.D." and more. (see photos) 1st report coverage on the 1957 Fargo tornado.



Other news, sports and advertisem... See More  

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600379

Winthrop, Missouri train robbery...

Item #600379

August 14, 1878

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, August 14 , 1878



* Winthrop Junction, Missouri

* Atchison KS Kansas

* Train holdup robbery




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

The front page has one column headings: "A Cool Train Robbery Near Atchison, Kansas" "A Surprise Party" "A Train Coolly Captured by Robbers and $5,100 ... See More  

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600369

Meyer Lansky's death....

Item #600369

January 16, 1983

THE KANSAN, Kansas City, January 16, 1983



* 'Mob Accountant' Meyer Lansky's death

* National Crime Syndicate




Page 3 has a one column heading:



"Meyer Lansky, mob finance whiz, dead"



1st report coverage on the death of famous organized crime figure, Meyer Lansky.



Other news of the day. Complete 24 pages, good condition.... See More  

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599861

Joe Louis... Heavyweight boxing title fight...

Item #599861

February 01, 1941

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, February 1, 1941



* Joe Louis - Brown Bomber

* Clarence (Red) Burman

* Heavyweight boxing title fight




The sport's section (page 13) has a seven column headline: "Joe Louis Stops Burman in Fifth With Right Smash to Heart"



with subheads and small photo of Louis. (see photos) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World ... See More  

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599340

The assassination of Anwar Sadat...

Item #599340

October 06, 1981

DAILY UNION, Junction City, Kansas, October 6, 1981



* Anwar Sadat assassination



The front page has a four column headline: "Sadat Assassinated in Cairo" with subhead and related photo. This is 1st report coverage on the assassination of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, never bound, nice condition.... See More  

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599261

San Francisco 49ers 1st Super Bowl champs....

Item #599261

January 25, 1982

DAILY UNION, Junction City, Kansas, January 25, 1982



* San Francisco 49ers

* Super Bowl XVI

* Joe Montana




The sport's section (page 9) has a five column headline: "It's 'a dream that came true'" with photo. This is 1st report coverage on the San Francisco 49ers winning their very first Super Bowl championship.



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

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598974

Gettysburg reunion... Lawrence, Kansas...

Item #598974

July 16, 1887

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, July 16, 1887 Inside the issue is a very nice full page which has 6 prints captioned: "KANSAS--VIEWS IN AND AROUND THE HISTORIC CITY OF LAWRENCE" showing various scenes in the area. Another page has a related article on Lawrence as well. Also in this issue are illustrations of a reunion at Gettysburg with both the Blue and Gray, includi... See More  

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598872

Nile Kinnick named All "Big Ten"...

Item #598872

November 28, 1939

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, November 28, 1939



* Nile Kinnick "All Conference" 1st choice

* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football




The sport's section (page 8) has a two column heading: "Kinnick Captains Big Ten's All-Stars Picked by Coaches". See images for text.



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

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598529

Jess Williard... Jack Johnson...

Item #598529

April 05, 1915

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, April 5, 1915 



* Jess Williard  - "The Great White Hope"

* Jack Johnson 

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (pre-fight reporting)




Page 6 has a three column headline: "Heavies Ready for Title Bout" with subhead: "Johnson And Willard Ready For Gong That Sends Them To Battle" and tale of the tape... See More  

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598100

Bay of Pigs invasion...

Item #598100

April 17, 1961

THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Pratt, Kansas, April 17, 1961 



* Bay of Pigs invasion (1st report)

* Fidel Castro 

* Havana, Cuba
 



The front page has a two column headline: "New Invaders Hit Cuba Shore In 'Liberation'". This is 1st report coverage on the "Bay of Pigs" invasion on Cuba.



Other news of the day. A few small binding holes along t... See More  

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597678

Actor Edwin Booth has a stroke ?...

Item #597678

April 04, 1889

KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, April 4, 1889 



* Edwin Booth has a stroke ? 

* American actor - John Wilkes brother
 



The front page has one column headlines: "BOOTH TOO ILL TO APPEAR"and "He Breaks Down In The Performance Of 'Othello'"



See photos for text here. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, very minor margin... See More  

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597677

Huge print of the Democratic rooster...

Item #597677

April 03, 1889

KANSAS CITY DAILY JOURNAL, Missouri, April 3, 1889 



* Great Democratic rooster print 



The front page is dominated by a huge graphic of a rooster, which was the symbol of the Democratic party. See the web for the history of this Democratic rooster. The front page celebrated the "TRIUMPHANT" victory of J. J. Davenport as mayor.

Eight pages, a few minor folds, great conditi... See More  

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597479

Sale of Indian lands...

Item #597479

September 16, 1857

THE WASHINGTON UNION, Washington, D.C., September 16, 1857  See the photo for the back page "Proclamation" permitting the sale of Indian lands in the Kansas Territory, previously held in trust by the U. S. Government. The proclamation is detailed and takes about a 1/3 of the column. It is signed in type: Franklin Pierce. Complete in four pages and is in good condition.... See More  

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597300

The Civil War in Tennessee..

Item #597300

February 11, 1862

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Feb. 11, 1862  Among the one column Civil War heads on the front page are: "War Against Treason!" "Arrest of Brig. Gen. Stone for Rank Treason" "Roanoke Island Captured!" "The War In Tennessee" "The Stone Blockade of Charleston" "The War in Kansas & New Mexico" and much more.

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597260

In the North, but pro-South...

Item #597260

February 18, 1863

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Feb. 18, 1863 Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Unionists that it was denied circulation in some cities. In 1863 the press ... See More  

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597008

Battle of Luzon begins.... U.S. Marines land...

Item #597008

January 10, 1945

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, January 10, 1945 



* Battle of Luzon begins 

* Lingayen Gulf 

* Douglas McArthur
 



The front page has a banner headline: "AMERICANS LAND ON LUZON" with subheads that include: "Large Forces Invade Island at 4 Points" and more (see photos) 1st report coverage on the landing at Luzon, Philippines from Lingayen Gulf.



Ot... See More  

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595753

O.J. Simpson's 1973 season w/ illustration....

Item #595753

January 02, 1974

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Russell, Kansas, January 2, 1974



* Orenthal James "O. J." Simpson

* Season rushing record

* NFL




Page 4 has a three column headline: "O.J. Runs Away With It All" with cartoonish illustration of Simpson. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice.... See More  

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595368

Ted Williams & the Boudreau shift...

Item #595368

July 15, 1946

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, July 15, 1946



* The Boudreau or Williams shift 1st used

* Ted Williams 3 home runs

* Boston Red Sox - Cleveland Indians




This 8 page newspaper has two column headline on page 3: "Ted Swats 3 Homers As Bosox Take Pair" with subhead and small photo of Williams. The second game of this doubleheader featured the 1st infield shift by ... See More  

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595157

Civil Rights Workers found dead ...

Item #595157

August 05, 1964

THE PARSONS SUN, Kansas, August 5, 1964 



* Mississippi civil rights workers bodies found 

* James Chaney 

* Philadelphia, Mississippi
 



This 16 page newspaper has a one column heading on the front page: "Bodies Found In Mississippi". See images for text here.



Other news of the day throughout. A few small binding holes along spine, otherwise good c
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594237

Assault wins the 1946 Kentucky Derby...

Item #594237

May 05, 1946

TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, May 5, 1946 



* Assault - thoroughbred horse racing 

* Kentucky Derby win (1st of 3 wins) 

* Eventual triple crown winner
 



This 32 page newspaper has a four column headline on page 15A: "Assault Captures Rich Derby--Spy Song 2nd; Hampden 3rd" with subhead and photo. This was the 1st of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for the tr... See More  

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593893

Washington, Kansas tornado disaster....

Item #593893

July 05, 1932

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, July 5, 1932



* Washington KS Kansas tornado disaster



This 12 page newspaper has a nice seven column headline on the front page: "4 DEAD IN 2 TORNADOES" with subheads: "Wind Strikes Town During 4th Fete" "Score Injured, Washington, Kan., Virtually Razed; Nebraska Woman Killed".



Other news, sports and advertisement... See More  

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592602

The death of Jim Bridger...

Item #592602

July 20, 1881

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, Wheeling, West Virginia, July 20, 1881 



* Death of Jim Bridger

* Mountain men - trappers




The very bottom of the front page has a brief report headed: "An Old Scout Dead" with a Kansas City dateline, reading: "James Bridger, an old-time frontiersman and scout, who took General Fremont across the plains, died yesterday near New Santa Fe, this co... See More  

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592475

Elizabeth Taylor wins her 1st Oscar...

Item #592475

April 18, 1961

THE PARSONS SUN, Kansas, April 18, 1961



* Elizabeth Taylor wins her 1st Oscar

* Butterfield 8 - Academy Awards




This 12 page newspaper has a four column photo at the bottom of the front page with caption: "Leaders In Oscar Parade" with shows some of the winners that year including Elizabeth Taylor (see photos).



Also a two column headline on page 5: "Top Oscars to Liz, Lanca... See More  

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592097

Mob boss Albert Anastasia murdered...

Item #592097

October 26, 1957

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 26, 1957 



* Mob boss Albert Anastasia assassination 

* Murder Inc. head
 



This 6 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page: "Query Costello IN Gang Death" and "Anastasia Killing Baffles N.Y. Police".



Other news, sports and various advertisements of the day throughout. Minor margin wear, otherwise nic... See More  

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591713

Was it the Bill Doolin & the "Wild Bunch" ?

Item #591713

November 08, 1893

ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, Nov. 8, 1893 



* Outlaw Bill Doolin

* Wild Bunch gang




The top of the first column has: "Bandits Corralled" "Arkansas Train Robbers At Bay In The Mountains" with further subheads. The report notes in part: "...report from Batesville, Ark...This little mountain town has been in the midst of most intense excitement al... See More  

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591639

Israel elects its first President... Judaica...

Item #591639

February 17, 1949

THE TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL, Topeka, Kansas, February 17, 1949 



* Dr. Chaim Weizmann

* 1st president of Israel

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica




The top of the page 2 has a one column headline: "Weizmann In as Israel President". See photo for brief text. The article is accompanied by a one column photo of Dr. Chaim Weizmann. His election happened on this very day, he being the first Pr... See More  

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591135

Ohrdruf concentration camp liberated...

Item #591135

April 09, 1945

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, April 9, 1945



* Ohrdruf concentration camp liberated

* Jewish holocaust being revealed



This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on page 2: "Americans Seize Nazi Camp Where 4,000 Murdered" and "Armored Division Finds 77 Bodies Of Latest Victims". 1st report coverage on the liberation of the Ohrdruf concentration camp. This wa... See More  

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590859

Coconut Grove Club fire...

Item #590859

November 29, 1942

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, November 29, 1942



* Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire (early 1st report)

* Worst nightclub disaster in U.S. history

* 492 would be the total dead




This 30 page newspaper has a four column headline on the front page: "Boston Fire Kills 260" with subhead: "Night Club Blaze Toll May Reach 400; Many Injured". This is an early 1st report... See More  

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590851

Flood of 1903..... Kansas... Missouri...

Item #590851

June 02, 1903

ALLEGHENY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, June 2, 1903



* Flood of 1903

* Midwest region




This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "CITY SUBMERGED", "Kansas City, Topeka and Des Moines Inundated" and "Fire Adds To The Horrors". Lengthy text on the flood of 1903 in the Midwest.



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

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590565

James Naismith death... Father of basketball...

Item #590565

November 28, 1939

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Taunton, Massachusetts, November 28, 1939



* James Naismith death (1st report)

* "Father of Basketball" - inventor




This 16 page newspaper has one column headings on page 12: "Naismith Has Fatal Attack", "Invented Game Of Basketball In 1891" with photo of Naismith. This is a first report coverage on the death of James Naismith, known as th... See More  

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590556

World War II to start in 1939...

Item #590556

August 28, 1939

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, August 28, 1939 



* World War II about to start 

* Adolph Hitler defying World 

* Poland about to be attacked
 



This 12 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "Poland Awaits 'Zero Hour'; Hitler Now Demands Corridor As Well as the City of Danzig" with subheads (see photos).



Other news, sports an... See More  

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589798

Mattoon IL tornado outbreak....

Item #589798

May 27, 1917

THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 27, 1917



* Mattoon, IL tornado outbreak



This 16 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "MORE THAN HUNDRED LIVES ARE LOST IN TORNADOES THAT HIT PARTS OF KANSAS AND ILLINOIS" with subheads (see photos). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning with little margin wear and tear, otherwise g... See More  

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588725

Clyde, Texas tornado...1938...

Item #588725

June 11, 1938

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, June 11, 1938 



* Clyde, Texas 

* Tornado disaster (1st report)
 



This 18 page newspaper has a one column heading on the front page: "Thirteen Killed, Scores Hurt in Texas Storm" 1st report coverage on a tornado disaster in Clyde, Texas.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. A few binding holes along the spin... See More  

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588653

Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame...

Item #588653

November 11, 1945

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, November 11, 1945



* Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame

* Number 1 & 2 teams meet

* Doc Blanchard

* NCAA college football



This 30 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 15A: "Army's Great Grid Team Drives Over Notre Dame, 48-0" with subheads and stats. 1st report coverage on the famous football game between the Army Cadets and N... See More  

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588279

Harvey Haddix's perfect pitching Pittsburgh Pirates game...

Item #588279

May 28, 1959

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, May 28, 1959 



* Harvey Haddix - Pittsburgh Pirates 

* 12 innings of perfect pitching for nothing 



This 6 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 4: "Haddix Finding Fruits of Defeat Not So Bitter" Coverage of the famous perfect game being pitched by Haddix into the 13th inning and eventually losing the game 2-0.



Other news... See More  

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588160

Joe Frazier vs. Jerry Quarry...

Item #588160

June 24, 1969

THE PARSONS SUN, Parsons, Kansas, June 24, 1969  An inside photo with supporting article provided coverage of the title fight between Joe Frazier and Jerry Quarry. "Though it may not be the most famous fight of Joe Frazier's Hall of Fame career, his 1969 bout with "Irish" Jerry Quarry was indeed one of the best, a slugfest of epic proportions that won the 1969 Fight of the ... See More  

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588102

Sabena Flight 548...

Item #588102

February 16, 1961

THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, February 16, 1961



* 1961 United States figure skating team

* Sabena flight 548




This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page:

"Officials Begin To Identify Crash Victims"



Other news of the day including various period advertising. This issue has a few small binding holes along the spine, but is otherwise in good condition.



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586396

Iron Cutain speech...

Item #586396

March 05, 1946

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, March 5, 1946



* Winston Churchill...  Iron Curtain Speech

* Fulton, Missouri (day of)



This 12 page newspaper has a one column headlines on the front page: "Truman and Churchill To Missouri" and "Former Premier Expected to Talk On 'Loan' Today"



This was the day that Winston Churchill would give his famous "Iron Curta... See More  

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$28.00
585514

Great Bend, Kansas tornado disaster of 1959...

Item #585514

November 11, 1915

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, November 11, 1915 



* Great Bend,  Kansas tornado 

* SS Ancona sinking
 



This 12 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "12 KILLED, OVER 100 INJURED IN KANSAS TWISTER", "Fifty Residences, Santa Fe Depot, Water Plant and Three Flouring Mills Destroyed in Great Bend", "Thousands Of Sheep... See More  

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585481

Joe Louis boxing title fight...

Item #585481

January 26, 1939

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, January 26, 1939



* Joe Louis "Brown Bomber"

* Heavyweight boxing title fight




This 14 page newspaper has a nice seven column headline on page 8: "Joe Floors John Henry in 2:29 to Retain Heavyweight Crown" with subheads (see images). 1st report coverage on Joe Louis knocking out John Henry Lewis in defending his heavyweight boxing ... See More  

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$42.00
585144

Cleveland Rams... NFL title in 1945...

Item #585144

December 17, 1945

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, December 17, 1945



* Cleveland Rams win NFL football championship

* (St. Louis)

* Washington Redskins




This 10 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 6: "Cleveland Wins National Pro Football Championship" with subheads, lineup and photo of Bob Waterfield (see images).



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Some damag... See More  

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$32.00
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