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611530

Capture of the Texas Legion...

Item #611530

April 28, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 28, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Successes In The South-West" "Capture of the Texas Legion" "Rebel Force Near Franklin, Ky., Routed" "Prisoners Sent in From McMinnville" "Bragg Reported Killed by Breckinridge" "From Port Royal" "Charleston Must Be Taken" "The en... See More  

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611119

Jeff Davis's speech to the troops...

Item #611119

October 25, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 25, 1863 



* Jefferson Davis speech

* Confederate president

* re. Chickamuauga victory




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Advance of Gen. Banks on the Bayou Teche" "Interesting from the Texas Coast" "From the Rebel States" "Address of Jeff. Davis to Bragg's Army" which is signed in type: Jefferso... See More  

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610839

Slave ad... Texas and the United States government...

Item #610839

May 10, 1836

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 10, 1836  The middle of the front page has a detailed ad headed: "100 Dollars Reward" for a runaway: "...Negro Man named NED, about six feet high, dark copper color..."with additional descriptions (see). Page 3 has nearly two column concerning Texas beginning: "The Texian subject has assumed an aspect entirely new as... See More  

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610807

Civil War news from Texas...

Item #610807

January 04, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 4, 1864  Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War are: "Important From Texas" "Our Successes in the Lone Star State" "The Quota of the State to the Rebel Army" "Magruder's Orders & Pronunciamientos" "The Fighting Population of the South" and more.

Eight pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.... See More  

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610281

Wreck of the Atlantic... Famous frontier scouts appearing on stage...

Item #610281

April 05, 1873

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 5, 1873  The top of the first column has a report on the sinking of the steamship Atlantic with heads: "THE ATLANTIC DISASTER" "Captain Williams's Explanation-His Visit to the Wreck--Bodies Robbed but Not Mutilated.." and more. The report takes over two columns.

Page 11 has an interesting advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" at ... See More  

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607437

Robert "Big Bob" Brady killed....

Item #607437

January 23, 1934

THE GALVESTON DAILY NEWS, Galveston, Texas, January 23, 1934



* Robert "Big Bob" Brady killed

* Oklahoma outlaw - bank robber




The front page has a nice banner headline: "POSSE KILLS BRADY, CAPTURES THREE" with subheads: "Big Boy Dies Fighting As Group Caught In Open Field" and more with photo of Brady (see photos). This is 1st report coverage on the ki... See More  

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607215

Sabine Pass, Texas hurricane....

Item #607215

October 15, 1886

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, October 15, 1886



* Sabine Pass, Port Arthur, Texas

* Hurricane disaster (1st report)




The front page has one column headings: "TOWN ENGULFED" "Sabine Pass, Texas, Washed Away by a Big Flood" "Fifty People Drowned" "Looking Death in the Face With no Hope of Escape" "The Scenes Of Terror" and more.

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606389

Rebels routed in Kentucky...

Item #606389

November 13, 1862

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Nov. 13, 1862  Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN VIRGINIA!" "The Rebels Routed in Kentucky" "From General Sigel's Advance" "Secret Union Clubs in Texas" "The War In Tennessee" and more.

Eight pages, never bound, minor margin wear, generally good.

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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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605064

The Mexican War...

Item #605064

February 01, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 1, 1847  Page 2 has reports on the Mexican War with: "Army Intelligence" "Later From Tampico--Important" "Later From the Army--Important from Tampico--Arrival of Col. Kinney at that place---Later News from Gen. Taylor--Engagement of Col. May with the Mexicans..." "Later From Texas"

Four pages, very nice condition... See More  

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605039

Pre-Civil War Louisville...

Item #605039

March 27, 1845

THE PROTESTANT AND HERALD, Louisville, Kentucky, March 27, 1845  As the title would suggest this is primarily a religiously themed newspaper although there is some non-religious content as well. Articles include: "Liberia" "Church History" "Roman Catholic Missions" "Lectures on Popery" "Texas" & more.

Four pages, an upper left corner is m... See More  

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604418

Steamer City of Waco sinking...

Item #604418

November 10, 1875

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 10, 1875



* City of Waco disaster

* Galveston, Texas




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

The front page has one column headings: "LOST IN THE GULF" "Unsuccessful Search for the Victims of the Waco Disaster" "Slight Hopes of Finding Any of Them Alive" a... See More  

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604215

Orange, Texas lynchings....

Item #604215

August 24, 1881

TRI-WEEKLY FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, August 24, 1881



* Orange, Texas

* Lawlessness - lynchings




Page 5 has small one column headings: "Terror In Texas" "A Series of Bloody Tragedies in Orange" See images for text.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise nice.

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603967

Famous frontier scouts appearing on stage... Brigham Young retires...

Item #603967

April 09, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 9, 1873 



* Buffalo Bill - William F. Cody

* Brigham Young retiring ? - Mormons




Front page has: "The Hostile Indians" "The Murder of Surveyors Retaliation for the Killing of Indians" as well as some reports on the wreck of the ship Atlantic with: "The Atlantic" "Story of the Fourth Engineer--Quartermaster Romassio Ac... See More  

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603464

Killeen, Texas tornado...

Item #603464

April 26, 1886

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, Wheeling, West Virginia, April 26, 1886



* Killeen, Texas



The front page has one column headings: "TERRIBLE TORNADO" "Texas Town Swept By Wind" and more. See image for text here.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice. Unc... See More  

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603375

Texas stage coach robberies...

Item #603375

May 12, 1876

CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, May 12, 1876



* Texas highwaymen

* Stage coach robberies




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

The front page has one column headings: "Stages Robbed" "Two Stage Coaches in Texas Stopped by Highwaymen and Robbed of Money and Mails" See image for text here.

Complete in n... See More  

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602952

Two of the best Kennedy assassination issues to be had....

Item #602952

November 23, 1963

(2) Here is a terrific pair of issues Nov. 23 & 25, 1963) on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas.



Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price.



You get the November 23, 1963 edition with a first report ... See More  

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602763

Texas hurricane disaster...

Item #602763

September 23, 1875

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, September 23, 1875



* Velasco, TX

* Indianola, Texas hurricane

* Ghost town




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

The front page has one column headings: "Velasco, Texas, Entirely Swept Away--No Lives Lost" "The Destruction Of Indianola--Provisions For The People" See ima... See More  

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602518

Early depredations in Texas...

Item #602518

December 04, 1868

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 4, 1868



* Early crimes in Texas

* Joseph J. Reynold




The front page has one column headings: "WASHINGTON" "Reign Of Terror In Texas" "Major-Gen. Reynolds Corroborates With Tribune's Reports...." Text takes up a full column.

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

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601859

President Harrison passes through Texas...

Item #601859

April 19, 1891

EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, April 19, 1891  The front page has a column-wide headline "Tickled The Texans" "Harrison Passes from Arkansas to Texas" "Arkansas Delighted with the president's Visit -- Builds Bon-fires and Runs up the American Flag" "Texas In  A Quiver of Joy".

Other news of the day and advertisements are within.

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601484

Women's suffrage passed in Senate...

Item #601484

June 05, 1919

THE SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 6, 1919



* Women's suffrage passed in Senate

* Women to vote in 1920 elections




The front page has one column headlines that include: "STATES EAGER TO BE FIRST FOR SUFFRAGE", "Race Seems to Be Between Wisconsin, Texas, Illinois and Michigan", "Marshall Signs The Amendment" and mo... See More  

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601242

Huntsville, Texas prison horrors...

Item #601242

August 07, 1875

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, August 7, 1875



* Huntsville Unit horrors

* Texas State Penitentiary




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

Page 6 has small one column headings: "Horrors Of a Texas Prison" "Captain Emory's Report--The Punishments of the Middle Ages..." See images for text here.

Compl... See More  

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601077

Texas City explosion...

Item #601077

April 17, 1947

EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, April 17, 1947 

 

* Texas City disaster

* SS Grandcamp



This FRONT PAGE ONLY newspaper has a dramatic banner headline in bold lettering: "NEW BLASTS ROCK TEXAS CITY" with subheads and two related photos.



Tiny binding holes along the spine, otherwise in good condition. FRONT PAGE ONLY!
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597888

Immorality in San Antonio, Texas...

Item #597888

January 04, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Jan. 4, 1890  From six years before Utah would become a state. Inside has: "The Idaho Test Oath Case" which takes most of the page. Also: "And What Next? "Immorality Sanctioned by City Ordinance at San Antonio, Texas" "One Woman Sues Another for Having Alienated Her Husband's Affections" and other ite... See More  

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596591

Texas Rangers...

Item #596591

January 30, 1862

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Jan. 30, 1862  Among the ftpg. one column heads on the Civil War are: "War Against Treason!" "The Burnside Expedition" "A Desperate Fight With Texan Rangers" "The Steam Ram 'Merrimac' Afloat" "The Treason of Senator Bright" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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596145

Northwestern Rose Bowl win...

Item #596145

January 02, 1949

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 2, 1949 



* Rose Bowl: Northwestern Wildcats vs. California Golden Bears 

* Orange Bowl: Texas Longhorns vs. Georgia Bulldogs 

* Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma Sooners vs. North Carolina Tar Heels 

* Cotton Bowl: SMU Mustangs vs. Oregon Ducks
 



Within the sport's section (inside) is a nice banner headline: "Wildcats Rally to Defeat Ca... See More  

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595873

Defeat of Sitting Bull...

Item #595873

May 30, 1877

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 30, 1877



* Chief Sitting Bull

* Sioux Indians




Near the top of the front page is: "The Indian Campaign" "Reported Defeat of Sitting Bull--His Camp Attacked on the Rosebud River--The Indians Driven Out & the Lodges Burned". Further on is: "Fight With The Indians" "Sitting Bull The Leader of the Band" "Indian Outrages In Te... See More  

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594790

1938 Howard Hughes Around World success....

Item #594790

July 14, 1938

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 14, 1938. 



* Aviator Howard Hughes 

* Flight around World success (Early 1st report) 



This 20 page newspaper has a great banner headline on the front page:



"HUGHES GIRDLES WORLD UNDER 4 DAYS"



with subheads and related photo (see photos). Early, same day, 1st report coverage on the historic flight around the World b... See More  

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594453

Captain Jack & Modocs day of execution...

Item #594453

October 04, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1873 



* Modoc Indians to be executed (day of) 

* Captain Jack
 



The front page has one column headings: "The Modocs" and  "Indians And Whites Gathered To Witness The Execution" which is coverage on the day that Captain Jack along with other Modoc Indians where to be executed.

Page 4 has: "The Indians In Texas",... See More  

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594174

Texas & post-Civil War slavery... Convention of Colored men...

Item #594174

August 13, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 13, 1865 



* Texas slavery ?



Page 3 has: "TEXAS" "Able & Eloquent Address by Gov. Hamilton" "Plain Talk On The Slavery Question". Also: "The President's Amnesty Proclamation" "The Late Convention of Colored Men--Address to the Loyal Citizens to the United States & to Congress"

Eight pages, nice condit... See More  

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593781

Matagorda Peninsula expedition... Texas...

Item #593781

January 23, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 23, 1864  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Important From the Gulf", "The Expedition to the Matagorda Peninsula", "The Granite City Shells the Rebels & Scatters Them", "Meade's Army", "General Kelley's Dept.", and more.

Additional Civil War reporting is found throughout.

Eight pag... See More  

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591444

1894 Scenes from Texas...

Item #591444

September 08, 1894

ONCE A WEEK, New York, Sept. 8, 1894  Page 4 has a full page with 8 prints captioned: "Along Our Frontier--Scenes Among Our Mexican Citizens In Texas." which has a related article on page 15. Other prints include: "Life Savers At Rockaway..." and "On Bayou St. John, New Orleans" among others.

Sixteen page, some tears at margins, generally nice.

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591349

Spindletop oil field fire in Beaumont TX...

Item #591349

October 08, 1902

WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, October 8, 1902



* Spindletop oil field fire disaster

* Beaumont, Texas




This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "ANOTHER GREAT FIRE", "Disastrous Conflagration In the Texas Oil Field", "Twelve Or More Lives Lost" and more. 1st report coverage of the Spindletop oil field fire disaster at B... See More  

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591315

Tornado disaster in Goliad, Texas...

Item #591315

May 19, 1902

WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, May 19, 1902



* Goliad, Texas

* Tornado disaster




This 4 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "DEATHS FROM TORNADO", "Portion of the Town of Goliad, Texas, Swept Away", "More Than 50 People Killed", and more. See photos for 1st report coverage on the tornado disaster at Goliad, Texas.



Other... See More  

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590875

Glenn Springs raid... Texas....

Item #590875

May 08, 1916

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, May 8, 1916



* Glenn Springs raid

* Boquillas, Texas

* Mexicans




This 14 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "BANDIT RAID INTO TEXAS", "Four Americans Are Killed", "Eight Troopers Fight 75 Mexicans" with subheads. 1st report coverage on the Glenn Springs raid in Southw... See More  

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590867

Waco Texas street duel....

Item #590867

October 22, 1901

WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER, New York, October 22, 1901



* Waco Texas street duel

* Gunfight - revolver




This 4 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page that include: "STREET DUEL IN TEXAS", "Bad Feeling Between Families Ends In Two Deaths", "Father And Son the Victims" and more. See photos for 1st report coverage on Southwestern street duel in Wac... See More  

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590745

Honey Grove, Texas Negro lynching...1930...

Item #590745

May 17, 1930

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 17, 1930 



* Honey Grove, Texas 

* Negro lynching 




This 16 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "Second Negro In Texas Is Burned By Mob in Week". 1st report coverage on the lynching of Negro George (Sam?) Johnson in Honey Grove, Texas.



Other news, sports and various advertisements of the day throughout.... See More  

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590469

Ada Lois Sipuel vs. Supreme Court ruling...

Item #590469

January 13, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1948



* Ada Lois Sipuel - Supreme Court ruling (1st report)

* Sipuel v. Board of Regents of University of Oklahoma

* Law school for African Americans



This 52 page newspaper has a two column headline near the bottom of the front page: "Supreme Court Orders Oklahoma to Admit a Negro to Law School". Text continues on the back page (p. 52) with a one c... See More  

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589608

Explosion in Texas City...

Item #589608

April 17, 1947

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, April 17, 1947 

 

* Texas City disaster

* SS Grandcamp



This 20 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "Blast Ruins Give Up More Bodies As Identified Dead Now Total 580" with subhead. See photos for more details.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Minor spin
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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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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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587076

Gold discovered in Texas... Indian troubles...

Item #587076

October 29, 1849

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 29, 1849



* Texas gold discovery - Gila River



The front page has over 2 columns on: "Kentucky Constitutional Convention". Page 2 has; "Gold On The Gila" which notes: "...arrived at the Gila river...appearances indicate that gold is as plentiful in that region as it is described to be on the Sacramento..." with more (see). The back page has: ... See More  

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586547

Existed for just 2 1/2 years...

Item #586547

September 15, 1849

THE EXAMINER, Louisville, Kentucky, September 15, 1849  A quite scarce newspaper which lasted but 2 1/2 years, from June, 1847 thru December, 1849. Page 2 has a rather lengthy: "Address of the Central Committee of Louisville to the Emancipationists of Kentucky ! ", "Georgetown College", "Late from Texas", "Later from Santa Fe and Los Vegas--Indian Fights, et... See More  

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586320

William "Pudge" Heffelfinger....

Item #586320

April 03, 1954

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 3, 1954



* William "Pudge" Heffelfinger death

* Yale University football star




This 12 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 8: "'Pudge' Heffelfinger, All-Time Grid Great, Dies In Texas At 88" with photo. See photo for 1st report coverage on the death of William "Pudge" Heffelfinger.



Other news, sport... See More  

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586308

William "Pudge" Heffelfinger...

Item #586308

November 11, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 11, 1937 



* William "Pudge" Heffelfinger 

* Yale University football star 

* Best football player ever ?
 



This 52 page newspaper has two column headlines in the sport's section (page 34): "Heffelfinger Named Best Player Of All Time at Touchdown Club" and"Yale Football Immortal, First Guard to Run Interference, Ma... See More  

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585467

East Texas oil fields shut down...

Item #585467

August 18, 1931

PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Prescott, Arizona, August 18, 1931



* East Texas oil fields

* Martial law in effect

* Gov. Ross S. Sterling




This 44 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "TROOPS SHUT WELLS IN TEXAS OIL FIELDS", "Governor Declares Martial Law In Four Counties to Stop Production in Area" and more. Other news, sports and advertiseme... See More  

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584770

T.C.U. football national champions in 1938...

Item #584770

December 07, 1938

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, December 7, 1938



* Texas Christian University - T.C.U.

* NCAA college football national champions




This 14 page newspaper has a somewhat discrete one column heading on page 9: "T. C. U. Wins No. 1 Position in Poll". See photo for brief but 1st report coverage on Texas Christian University being declared national champions in NCAA college fo... See More  

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584744

Knute Rockne funeral rites...

Item #584744

April 05, 1931

PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Prescott, Arizona, April 5, 1931



* Knute Rockne death & funeral

* Notre Dame head football coach

* Airplane crash




This 6 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "ROCKNE FUNERAL RITES CONDUCTED" and  "Famous Football Coach Laid To Rest In Grave On Campus"



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

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584627

Woodward, Oklahoma Tornado 1947...

Item #584627

April 10, 1947

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, April 10, 1947 



* Woodward, Oklahoma Tornado 

* Glazier-Higgins-Woodward
 



This 16 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "TORNADO KILLS 152 IN OKLAHOMA-TEXAS AREA" with subheads.



Other news, sports advertisements of the day. Minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.



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583310

Longview TX race riot...

Item #583310

July 14, 1919

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 14, 1919



* Longview TX race riot

* Gregg County, Texas




This 14 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page: "MARTIAL LAW IN LONG VIEW" and "Trouble Between Whites and Negroes Causes Gen. McDill to Issue Proclamation".

See photos for text.



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

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$34.00
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