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587260

Legs Diamond assassination...

Item #587260

December 19, 1930

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, December 19, 1931 



* Jack "Legs" Diamond murder 



This 12 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page: "DIAMOND DEATH INQUIRY WIDENS", "New York City Joins Albany in Slayer Hunt; Gangster's Girl to Be Quizzed in Boston".



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Light browning wit... See More  

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587171

William Edward (Fox) Hickman capture ...

Item #587171

December 19, 1927

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, December 19, 1927



* William Edward Hickman

* Murderer of Marion Parker & others




This 18 page newspaper has a great banner headline on the front page: "FIND FIEND'S MURDER LAIR" with subheads (see photos). Coverage soon before his capture. Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusual for such a nice headline here ... See More  

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586714

Capture of Modoc Indian chief Captain Jack...

Item #586714

June 03, 1873

THE MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Memphis, Tennessee, June 3, 1873 



* Modoc War - Indians

* Captain Jack (Kintpaush) captured




The top of the front page has: "Blessed Peace" "The Celebrated Jack, of Modoc Renown, Is Clutched" "And the United States Army Again Vindicates its Prowess Upon the Lava Beds" with the lengthy text marking the capture of Modoc Indian leader Ca... See More  

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586692

Rare Cleveland, Ohio Civil War...

Item #586692

March 18, 1864

CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, March 18, 1864 



* General Ulysses S. Grant 

* Officially becomes commander 

* Uncommon title 



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Order of General Grant Assuming Command of the Armies", "The Exchang... See More  

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586689

Pro-Yankee newspaper from Kentucky...

Item #586689

January 14, 1862

LOUISVILLE DAILY DEMOCRAT, Kentucky, January 14, 1862 



* Uncommon Civil War title 



Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "... See More  

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586631

A Memphis Confederate newspaper printed in Atlanta...

Item #586631
THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, 1863  If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War.

Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. The "Memphis Daily Appeal", dedicated to the ... See More  

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586460

1862 Memphis TN Tennessee....

Item #586460

June 20, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, June 20, 1862 



* Post Battle of Memphis Tn

* Citizens taking the oath of Allegiance




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Interesting From Memphis" "Crowds of Memphians Taking the Oath of Allegiance" "Dealing In Confederate Notes Prohibited" "Heavy Firing in the Direction of James River" "Probable Gun... See More  

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586459

1862 Memphis TN Tennessee....

Item #586459

June 20, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, June 20, 1862 



* Post Battle of Memphis Tn

* Citizens taking the oath of Allegiance




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Interesting From Memphis" "Crowds of Memphians Taking the Oath of Allegiance" "Dealing In Confederate Notes Prohibited" "Heavy Firing in the Direction of James River" "Probable Gun... See More  

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586458

1862 Memphis TN Tennessee....

Item #586458

June 20, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, June 20, 1862 



* Post Battle of Memphis Tn

* Citizens taking the oath of Allegiance




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Interesting From Memphis" "Crowds of Memphians Taking the Oath of Allegiance" "Dealing In Confederate Notes Prohibited" "Heavy Firing in the Direction of James River" "Probable Gun... See More  

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586238

Kentucky moonshiners...

Item #586238

March 13, 1881

THE DAILY AMERICAN, Nashville, Tennessee, March 13, 1881



* Kentucky moonshine war

* Uncommon title




This large size newspaper that measures 29 x 24 inches has small one column headings on the front page: "Kentucky Moonshiners" and "They Bring Out the Artillery Against a Raiding Party".



It is interesting that a cannon used by John Morgan during the Civil War was used by... See More  

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585713

Battle of Chickamauga...

Item #585713

December 29, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 29, 1863 



* Battle of Chickamauga - Tennessee 

* General George H. Thomas official report
 



Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "The Battle of Chickamauga - Official Report of Major-Gen. Thomas" which is very detailed & takes nearly 2 columns; "Progress of the War In Florida", "Description of the C... See More  

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585456

The death of Cap 'Pop' Anson...

Item #585456

April 15, 1922

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 15, 1922 



* Cap 'Pop' Anson death (1st report)

* Major league baseball MLB
 



This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 13: "SUDDEN ILLNESS FATAL TO ADRIAN 'POP' ANSON", "Grand Old Man of Baseball Dies After Week's Sickness. Was 70 Years Old". 1st report coverage on the death of f... See More  

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585454

Babe Ruth suspended in by Johnson...

Item #585454

May 26, 1922

THE NEWS SCIMITAR, Memphis, Tennessee, May 26, 1922



* Babe Ruth & Ban Johnson

* Fight with umpire & fan

* Suspended from baseball




This 28 page newspaper has one column headlines in the sport's section (page 22): "BABE RUTH IS SUSPENDED BY PRES. JOHNSON", "Bambino Can't Play Until Investigation Is Made of Occurrence".



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585452

Death of Pope Benedict XV...

Item #585452

January 21, 1922

THE NEWS SCIMITAR, Memphis,Tennessee January 21, 1922



* Pope Benedict XV death

* 1st report




  This 16 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page: "CARDINAL NOTIFIED OF POPE'S DEATH" with subheads and photo (see images).



Other news of the day. Usual browning with some margin wear, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

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585447

Great Pueblo Colorado flood...

Item #585447

June 05, 1921

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, June 5, 1921



* Pueblo, Colorado flood disaster



This 40+ page Sunday newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "500 LIVES ARE LOST WHEN RAGING TORRENT SWEEPS OVER PUEBLO", "Many Trapped Like Rats", "Other Towns Stricken" and more. 1st report coverage on the great flood of Pueblo, Colorado.



Oth... See More  

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585402

Ruth Nichols airplane flight record...

Item #585402

March 07, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, March 7, 1931 



* Ruth Nichols - aviatrix 

* Altitude airplane flight record (women) 



This 18 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Ruth Nichols Hops to 30,000-Foot Record" with subhead and photo of Nichols (see photos).



Nice to have on the front page. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throu... See More  

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584907

1930 Babe Ruth home run streak....

Item #584907

May 24, 1930

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, May 24, 1930



* Babe Ruth home runs (Seven in five days)

* New York Yankees - MLB




This 14 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page: "Babe Ruth Hits 13th Home Run" and "Bambino Runs String to Seven in Five Days, Equaling Record Made Twice By Self".



Other news of the day. Light browning with some margin wear an... See More  

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584669

Commenting on Hayes' inaugural address...

Item #584669

March 06, 1877

PUBLIC LEDGER, Memphis, Tennessee, March 6, 1877 



* President Rutherford B. Hayes



Page 2 has; "Hayes' Inaugural" "Press Opinions, Both in England and America" with the report having datelines of London, New York & Cincinnati (see photos).



This issue is complete with four pages, and is in nice condition.

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584666
Item #584666

March 02, 1877

THE DAILY MEMPHIS APPEAL, Tennessee, March 2, 1877 



* Rutherford B. Hayes en route

* President elect




The front page has: "Hayes En route to Washington" for his inauguration. Also: "A Young 'Mollie Maguire' Confesses to Murder" (see). Four pages, irregular & loose at the spine, some margin tears, minor loss to a lower corner, large folio size. ... See More  

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584664

Inauguration of the President..

Item #584664

March 06, 1877

THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Memphis, Tennessee, March 6, 1877 



* Rutherford B. Hayes inauguration

* Inaugural Address




Over half of the front page is taken up with reports concerning the inauguration of President Rutherford B. Hayes as President beginning with an interesting heading: "Putting On Harness" "Rutherford B. Hayes Formally Assumes the Office of Chief Executive... See More  

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584422

Gordonsville, Virginia...

Item #584422

August 02, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1862 



* Gordonsville, Virginia 

* Grand Junction, Tennessee
 



Among  the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM THE JAMES RIVER", "Appearance of Two Rebel Iron-Clads in James River", "Preparations for a Great Naval Battle", "The Army of Virginia", "Advance of Gen. Pope Toward Gordo... See More  

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584378

Beer Baron "Dutch" Schultz shot...

Item #584378

October 24, 1935

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, October 24, 1935

 

* Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer shot

* Early report as he was not officially dead yet




This 26 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "DUTCH SCHULTZ, FOUR AIDES ARE WOUNDED" and "Underworld Attempts To Wipe Out Gang"



1st report coverage on the shooting of "Dutch" Schultz... See More  

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583598

Bobby Jones wins British Open... Pending birth of Lindbergh baby...

Item #583598

June 19, 1930

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, June 19, 1930



* Bobby Jones in the British Open - PGA golf

* Year of grand slam victory (2nd of 4 wins)



This 26 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "JONES TURNS IN 72 TO LEAD PACK" and more. Nice banner headline on page 19 reads: "BOBBY JONES SHOOTS A 72 THIS MORNING IN BRITISH OPEN" with s... See More  

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583302

Rewards for deserters.... United States selling land...

Item #583302

May 06, 1817

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, Connecticut, May 6, 1817  This newspaper, which features an eagle in the masthead, carries reward notices on the front page for men who had deserted from the 6th U. S. Infantry. Also on the front page is an "act for the relief of the widows and orphans of the officers, seamen and marines who were lost in the United States' brig Epervier...". The backp... See More  

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583278

Golfer Bobby Jones...

Item #583278

July 14, 1930

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, July 14, 1930



* Bobby Jones welcome home

* British Open champion




This 18 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "Atlantans Swell With Pride As King Bobby Returns Home" and "Georgia City Stages Huge Celebration In Honor of Conquering Hero"



Other news and sports of the day throughout including various adver... See More  

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583257

1st around the World airplane flight begins...

Item #583257

June 24, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, June 24, 1931



* Wiley Post and Harold Gatty - 1st airplane flight around the World begins 

* Monoplane Winnie Mae (early same day report)




This 18 page newspaper has five column headline on the front page: "American Fliers Land in Berlin". Other news of the day including period advertising. This issue has light browning with little... See More  

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583245

Knoxville, TN is captured...

Item #583245

September 08, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 8, 1863 



* Charleston, South Carolina

* Capture Knoxville, Tennessee




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Operations Against Charleston" "A General Engagement Between the Iron-Clads & the Rebel Forts on the 1st" "Much Damage Done to the Forts" "Gen. Gillmore's Batteries Firing Night & Day"... See More  

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583214

Army of the Potomac...

Item #583214

February 12, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, February 12, 1864 



* Original Civil war reporting

* Army of the Potomac



Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "The Army of the Potomac", "General Kelley's Department", "News From The Southwest", "Important From North Carolina", "News From Arkansas", "News From Tennessee", plus war-rel... See More  

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583128

Sitting Bull... Death of Brigham Young...

Item #583128

August 30, 1877

THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Memphis, Tennessee, Aug. 30, 1877 



* Chief Sitting Bull

* Hunkpapa Lakota Indians

* Brigham Young death




Page 3 has as brief a report of the death of Brigham Young as could be found, headed: "Death of Brigham Young", The report reading: "Brigham Young died at 4 p.m. to-day." the same page has a lengthier report headed: "Sitting Bull... See More  

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583126

The coming inauguration... Life in the Black Hills...

Item #583126

March 03, 1877

PUBLIC LEDGER, Memphis Tennessee, March 3, 1877 



* Ulysses S. Grant arrives in  Washington D.C.



A page 3 report has column heads; "The Inauguration" "President Grant Gives a Reception--His Delight at so Soon to be Relieved" and "The Capital Rapidly Filling up with Visitors" (see photos). The front page has an article: "Life In The Black Hills&quo... See More  

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583065

Map of the victory in Kentucky... Death of General Zollicoffer...

Item #583065

January 21, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 21, 1862 



* Somerset Kentucky

* Mill Springs

* General Zollicoffer death




The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Scene Of The Great Victory In Kentucky" showing most of Kentucky with portions of Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. Plus there are nice first column heads including: "GLORIOUS NEWS" &qu... See More  

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582955

William Edward (Fox) Hickman captured in 1927...

Item #582955

December 30, 1927

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, December 30, 1927



* re. William Edward Hickman capture

* Murderer of Marion Parker & others




This 18 page newspaper has a great banner headline on the front page: "FOX WILL PLEAD INSANITY", with subheads (see photos). Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusual for such a nice headline here as well. Nice for display.



Other... See More  

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582733

The "untimely" death of Jesse James?

Item #582733

April 09, 1882

THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE,  Memphis, Tennessee, April 9, 1882 



* re. Jesse James assassination



The front page has a brief item: "St. Joseph has been the sensational center the past week. First the untimely death of Mr. J. James, & then the arrest in New York of two St. Joites who were negotiating for the sale..." (see photos).

Four pages, large folio size, loose at... See More  

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582714

Sherman advancing upon Savannah...

Item #582714

December 15, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1864



* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea nearing the end

* Savannah, Georgia


* Jesse James ? probably



Among the nice front page first heads are: "SAVANNAH", "From Sherman's Army Direct", "He Left the Army on the 9th Ten Miles from Savannah", "Sherman Advancing in Attack on the 10th", "The Army in... See More  

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582678

Max Schmeling Wins Over Jack Sharkey In 1930...

Item #582678

June 13, 1930

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, June 13, 1930 



* Max Schmeling vs. Jack Sharkey

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* Famous foul - punch below the belt




This 30 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 22: "Schmeling Disconsolate, Disgusted With His Victory; TUNNEY DECLARES FINISHING BLOW WAS UNINTENTIONALLY FOUL" with subheads and related photo.



Other news,... See More  

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582670

1928 Graf Zeppelin...

Item #582670

October 15, 1928

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, October 15, 1928



* D-LZ127 Graf Zeppelin German airship

* 1st Transatlantic flight Over the Atlantic Ocean ends




This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "BIG ZEP TOURS CITIES OF EAST AS TRIP ENDS,"

"Thousands Cheer Graf; New York Visit Slated Before Landing at Lakehurst Today."




Other news, sports and adver... See More  

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582572

George S. Patton tank test...

Item #582572

June 17, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1941



* General George S. Patton

* Massive tank exercise field test




This 42 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 14 that include: "TRIES FEAR TACTIC IN TENNESSEE 'WAR'"; "INVADERS PROWL IN TANKS" and more. This tells of the 1st tank warfare field test in Tennessee with George S. Patton as a main participant.



Other news of... See More  

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582374

Stonewall Jackson and Jefferson Davis

Item #582374

August 10, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 10, 1862



* Wolftown VA Virginia

* Jefferson Davis

* General Stonewall Jackson




This is a genuine Civil War newspaper from Abraham Lincoln's administration with one column headlines which include: "NEWS FROM GEN. POPE'S ARMY"; "Reported Battle Between Gen. Pope and Stonewall Jackson's Forces"; "Cavalry Skirmish Pope and Staff a... See More  

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582098

Orange, Virginia... Gordonsville...

Item #582098

July 30, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 30, 1862



* Orange, Virginia

* Gordonsville




This is a genuine Civil War newspaper from Abraham Lincoln's administration with one column headlines which include: "IMPORTANT FROM VIRGINIA" "The Rebels Under Gen. Ewell Reported to be at Orange Court House" "Skirmishing With The Enemy" "Interesting From Tennessee" "News F... See More  

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581994

Sherman's march to the sea...

Item #581994

December 23, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 23, 1864



* General William T. Sherman

* Hood vs. Thomas in Tennessee




This is a genuine Civil War newspaper from Abraham Lincoln's administration with one column headlines which include: "THE FAR WEST"; "Price's Unsuccessful Campaign in Missouri and Kansas"; "A Record of Rebel Pillage, Devastation and Murder"

"GEN. THOM... See More  

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581526

Memphis, Tennessee is under Rebel Rule...

Item #581526

June 21, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 21, 1862 



* Memphis TN Tennessee



Among the many ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Interesting From Memphis" "Gen. Lew Wallace in Command of the City" "Tyranny of Memphis Under Rebel Rule" "Confederate Officers & Soldiers Taking the Oath of Allegiance" "Trade With New Orleans"  "News From th... See More  

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581511

1862 Memphis TN... Civil War...

Item #581511

June 21, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 21, 1862 



* Memphis TN Tennessee



Among the many ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Interesting From Memphis" "Gen. Lew Wallace in Command of the City" "Tyranny of Memphis Under Rebel Rule" "Confederate Officers & Soldiers Taking the Oath of Allegiance" "Trade With New Orleans"  "News From th... See More  

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581503

Battle of Fair Oaks... Seven Pines...

Item #581503

June 09, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 9, 1862



* Memphis TN Tennessee 

* Battle of Fair Oaks  - Seven Pines

* Jefferson Davis




The ftpg. has many one column heads on the Civil War including: "Splendid Naval Battle Near Memphis" "All but One of the Rebel Fleet Destroyed" "The Mississippi Cleared of Rebel Gunboats & Rams" "The River Free from Its Source to ... See More  

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580888

Golfer Bobby Jones...

Item #580888

July 02, 1930

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, July 2, 1930



* Bobby Jones welcome home

* British Open champion

* Broadway ticker tape parade




This 20 page newspaper has a very nice six column headline on the front page: "CROWDS HAIL JONES ON RETURN TO U.S." with subheads. Unusual for such a nice headline on the front page here. Nice for display.



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

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580801

Charles Lindbergh Mexico flight...

Item #580801

December 14, 1927

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, December 14, 1927  This 30 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "LINDY IN MEXICO'S CAPITAL" with subheads and nice photo of Lindbergh. Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusual for such a nice headline here as well. Nice for display.



Other news of the day. Light browning with little margin wear and c... See More  

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580788

William Edward (Fox) Hickman capture ...

Item #580788

December 23, 1927

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, December 23, 1927



* William Edward Hickman captured

* Murderer of Marion Parker & others




This 20 page newspaper has a great banner headline on the front page: "FOX BARES CRIME PLOT" with subheads. Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusual for such a nice headline here as well. Nice for display.



Other news of th... See More  

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580753

Map of Fort Wright... Battle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks)...

Item #580753

June 07, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, June 7, 1862



* Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks

* Memphis, Tennessee

* Fort Wright (Pillow) map




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration.



The front page has a nice map titled:



* THE REOPENING OF THE MISSISSIPPI



Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "News From Th... See More  

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580727

Ira C. Eaker transcontinental flight....

Item #580727

April 11, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 11, 1931



* Army pilot Ira C. Eaker

* Transcontinental
flight try

* Airplanes - aviation



This 14 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "EAKER RACES EAST, RECORD IN GRASP" with subheads (see photos). Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusual for such a nice headline here as well. Nice for di... See More  

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580726

Ty Cobb accused of spousal abuse...

Item #580726

April 15, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 15, 1931



* Ty Cobb - wife abuser ?

* Detroit Tigers




This 20 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "TY COBB CRUEL, SAYS WIFE IN ASKING DIVORCE" with photo of Cobb. Unusual for such a report to be on the front page.



Other news of the day. Light browning with little margin wear and chipping, little irregular ... See More  

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580725

Babe Ruth hurts leg...

Item #580725

April 23, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 23, 1931



* Babe Ruth hurts leg

* New York Yankees

* Major league baseball




This 20 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on page 15: "BABE RUTH WILL BE OUT OF GAME FOR TWO WEEKS WITH INJURY" with subheads and photo of Ruth with caption: "Great Bambino Is a Casualty"



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

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$32.00
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