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687356

Ben Hogan wins 1951 Masters golf tournament

Item #687356

April 09, 1951

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1951



* Ben Hogan wins Masters Tournament

* Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia




The sport's section (page 32) has a banner headline: "Hogan Captures Masters Golf for First Time, Beating Reigel by 2 Strokes" with subheads, photo and scores. First report coverage on Ben Hogan winning the 1951 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Always nice t... See More  

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687355

Alabama wins Rose Bowl in 1946

Item #687355

January 02, 1946

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 2, 1946



* Rose Bowl: Alabama Crimson Tide vs. USC Trojans

* Orange Bowl: Miami Hurricanes vs. Holy Cross Crusaders

* Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. St. Mary's

* Cotton Bowl: Texas Longhorns vs. Missouri Tigers



Page 14 has a one column heading: "Alabama Rolls over USC, 34-14" with lineups and related photo. Also reports on the Orange, ... See More  

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687354

Ibn Saud conquers Yemen in 1934...

Item #687354

May 05, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1934



* King Ibn Saud conquers Yemen

* Saudi-Yemeni War - Saudi Arabia




The top of the back page has a one column heading: IBN SAUD MARCHERS ON YEMEN CAPITAL" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 34 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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687336

1934 death of the "Hotdog Man"

Item #687336

May 04, 1934

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 4, 1934



* Harry M. Stevens death

* Inventor of the hot dog

* "Hotdog Man" King

* Food concessionaire




The top of the back page has a one column heading: "HARRY STEVENS, 'HOT DOG KING,' DIES AT 78" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 26 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.... See More  

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687333

SS Normandie 1st test runs...

Item #687333

May 06, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 6, 1935



* SS Normandie pre maiden voyage test

* French ocean liner passenger ship




The top of page 37 has a two column heading: "Normandie, Biggest Ship, Rides Waves Easily; Triumphs in Her First Tests on High Seas" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp w... See More  

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687332

Battle of Warsaw (1920)... Polish-Soviet War...

Item #687332

August 23, 1920

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 23, 1920



* Battle of Warsaw (1920)

* Miracle of the Vistula

* Polish-Soviet War - Poland




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "RUSSIAN ARMIES IN POLAND MEET DISASTER 75,000 PRISONERS TAKEN" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 16 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, some small binding holes along the spine, generally good.... See More  

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687330

Abortions ruled legal... Roe vs. Wade decision...

Item #687330

January 24, 1973

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1973



* Abortion made legal

* Roe v. Wade decision

* U.S. Supreme Court

* Vietnam War cease-fire accord

* United States involvement ends




This issue contains coverage on the landmark Supreme Court decision concerning abortion. Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Court's Abortion Ruling Leaves Grave Medical and Legal Issues&qu... See More  

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687320

re. 1952 USS Hobson & Wasp disaster....

Item #687320

May 07, 1952

THE NEW YORK TIMES May 7, 1952



* USS Hobson destroyer survivors

* re. USS Wasp aircraft carrier collision




The top of the front page has a four column photo with heading: "Wasp Makes Port With 61 Survivors of the Hobson" with text.

Complete with 56 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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687280

Albert Einstein's theory supported...

Item #687280

December 31, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1931



* Professor Albert Einstein

* California Institute of Technology

* Theory of General Relativity

* Robert Andrews Millikan




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "California Test Supports Einstein Theory; Light Velocity Is Found to Be Constant" Lengthy text continues inside.

Also on the front page is a two column heading: "... See More  

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687277

Yasunari Kawabata suicide ? death...

Item #687277

April 17, 1972

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1972



* Yasunari Kawabata suicide ? death

* Japanese novelist & short Story writer




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Kawabata, Japanese Novelist Who Won on Nobel Prize, a Suicide" with photo. (see) Also front page coverage on the launching of the Apollo 16 Moon mission.

Complete with 56 pages, good condition.



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687276

Babe Ruth, Cy Young, Christy Mathewson, and others...

Item #687276

July 22, 1920

MID-WEEK PICTORIAL of the New York Times, July 22, 1920  The front page features a large photo of: "Mary Pickford, Whose arrival in England has been marked by great demonstrations of popular favor."

Near the back are two full pages headed: "Pitchers Who Have Won the Coveted Honor of a No-Hit, No-Run Game, and Batter Who Is A Terror to All Pitchers", the latter being "... See More  

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687275

Just before the Battle of the Bulge...

Item #687275

December 12, 1944

STARS AND STRIPES, Italy edition, Dec. 12, 1944 



* Les Horvath wins Heisman Trophy

* Ohio State Buckeyes football

* Battle of the bulge about to begin

* World War II military publication




The official newspaper of the: "...U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater...". The front page has some content concerning the events just prior to the famous Battle of the Bulge with: &... See More  

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687273

1942 Japanese midget submarines... Sydney Harbor attack...

Item #687273

June 01, 1942

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 1, 1942 



* Sydney Harbor, Australia attacked 

* Imperial Japanese Navy - midget submarines 

* Cologne, Germany RAF bomber attack
 



The front page has a nice banner headline: "JAP SUBS RAID SYDNEY; 3 HIT" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the attack of Sydney Harbor in Australia by submarines of the Imperi... See More  

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687270

King Tut's tomb discovered in 1922...

Item #687270

December 22, 1922

NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1922



* Discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb

* Egyptian Pharaoh - Howard Carter

* New York Times reporter visits




The top of the has a one column heading: "TIMES MAN VIEWS SPLENDORS OF TOMB OF TUTANKHAMEN" with subheadS. (see) This was during the historic discovery of King Tut's tomb by British archaeologist Howard Carter. It would not be ... See More  

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687269

The San Francisco earthquake and fire...

Item #687269

April 21, 1906

THE INTER-MOUNTAIN REPUBLICAN, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 21, 1906  This issue has one of the better front page reports having both a nice graphic and a banner headline.

"FLAMES FOUGHT TO STANDSTILL AND FINALLY CONTROLLED BY SAN FRANCISCO'S HEROES" with various related subheads. A dramatic graphic as well captioned: "San Francisco On Fire".

Complete in 12 pages, ver... See More  

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687267

Herbert Hoover nominated for President...

Item #687267

June 17, 1928

SECTION 9 ONLY of the New York Times, June 17, 1928



* Herbert Clark Hoover nominated for President

* 1928 Republican National Convention




The front page of this section only has a banner headline:  "HOOVER: A NEW TYPE AMONG CANDIDATES; The Eingineer, War Organizer and Cabinet Officer Brings His Talents Into the Political Arena for the Republican Party--His Unique Career Has Embrac... See More  

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687261

Wilbur Underhill shot and captured...

Item #687261

December 31, 1933

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 31, 1933



* Wilbur Underhill Jr. shot & captured

* "Tri-State Terror" - Oklahoma bandit




The front page has a one column heading: "Wilbur Underhill Makes Last Stand" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.



wikipedia notes: Wilbur Underhill, Jr. (March 16, 1901 &... See More  

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687260

Albert Einstein in 1929....

Item #687260

January 25, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 25, 1929.



* Albert Einstein's new field theory

* Electricity - magnetism - gravitation




The front page of section three has a one column heading: "Scientists Plot to Upset Law of Gravitation" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

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

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687256

The Nazi party newspaper...

Item #687256

November 20, 1940

VOLKISCHER BEOBACHTER, Berlin, Germany, Nov. 20, 1940  This was the newspaper of the Nazi party in Germany and for 25 years it formed part of the official public face of the Nazi party. Totally in the German language with the front page containing war-related content, as the war in Europe started over a year earlier. Several war-related photos on page 3.

Eight pages, folio size, slightly irr... See More  

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687236

Great on Roosevelt's first inauguration, with his famous quote...

Item #687236

March 04, 1944

THE CLEVELAND NEWS, Ohio, March 4, 1933  This is one of the more dramatic & displayable issues on the inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, with a banner headline: "ROOSEVELT, TAKING OATH, SCORES 'MONEY CHANGERS'; PLEDGES QUICK ACTION" with various related subheads.

Beginning on the front page & carrying over to page 8 is the full text of his inaugural ad... See More  

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687232

Assassination attempt upon Adolph Hitler...

Item #687232

November 09, 1939

THE BOSTON POST, Nov.  9, 1939  The front page has a tow-oine vanner headline: "ATTEMPT TO KILL HITLER FAILS, 6 DEAD 670 INJURED BY BOMB" with various subheads. There is also a photo captioned: "Hitler Salutes Party Members Before Explosion".

Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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687229

Great surrender of Japan issue....

Item #687229

August 15, 1945

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, California, Aug. 15, 1945  One of the more dramatic & displayable newspapers on the end of World War II, using black, red & blue ink.

The very top has 2 flags between which is: "VICTORY" and the large, dramatic headline: "WAR ENDS ! " is in red dropped out of a black box. Also: "MacArthur To Rule Japs" and more. The front page f
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687190

1934 Harveys Lake murder...

Item #687190

May 06, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 6, 1935



* Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania murder

* Freda McKechnie & Robert Edwards

* "American Tragedy" execution




The front page has a nice banner headline: "GIRL'S SLAYER DIES IN CHAIR" with subhead. Nice for display. Three related photos are on the back page. (see)

Complete with 32 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small bin... See More  

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687182

Where Kennedy spent the morning of his death...

Item #687182

November 22, 1963

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM--EXTRA, Texas, Nov. 22, 1963  This is the city where Kennedy was not only the day before, but where he gave a breakfast speech the morning of Nov. 22 before traveling to Dallas. A very rare issue as such and seldom found.

The banner headline announces: "KENNEDY DEAD; Connally Also Hit" with related reports.

Complete with all 4 sections, nice condition.... See More  

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687181

Dramatic "Stalin Dies" issue...

Item #687181

March 06, 1953

DAILY NEWS, New York, March 6, 1953  A very dramatic front page: "STALIN DIES" "End Sets Off Fight for Rule; Malenkov Gets Pavda's Nod" "Vishinsky Off Today". Further details on page 3. 

Present are only 12 of the 68 pages, but it is the displayable headline that makes this issue attractive. Tabloid size, very nice condition.... See More  

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687180

Rare & erroneous "Germany Surrenders" report...

Item #687180

April 28, 1945

TIMES HERALD, Washington, D.C., April 28, 1945  A very unusual "Extra" issue as the report--boldly printed on the front page: "GERMANY SURRENDERS" was erroneous on this date. Germany would not surrender until May 7.

The only other text on the front page is a report datelined from London, April 28: "Germany has surrendered unconditionally. All organized resistance to ... See More  

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687176

England's headline: Man walks on the moon...

Item #687176

July 21, 1969

DAILY MIRROR, London, July 21, 1969  A nice headline on the front page: "MAN WALKS ON THE MOON" with a bit more. 

Complete in 24 pages, tabloid-size, small tear to the front leaf is discretely repaired on page 2, nice condition.

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687165

1934 Kelayres Massacre - Pennsylvania....

Item #687165

November 06, 1934

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, November 6, 1934



* Kelayres Massacre - Pennsylvania

* Democratic parade shooting

* "Big Joe" Bruno




The front page has a one column heading: "BULLETS MOW MARCHERS DOWN DURING PARADE" with subheads. (see) Another related article on the front page. First report coverage on the Kelayres massacre, an attack on Democratic parade marche... See More  

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687163

Civil Works Administration created by FDR....

Item #687163

November 09, 1933

THE DETROIT NEWS, November 9, 1933 



* The creation of the Civil Works Administration

* New Deal - Great Depression

* Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR




The front page has a banner headline "38,000 Jobs Here In U. S. Plan'" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Civil Works Administration being created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Other news, sports and advert... See More  

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687162

Dillinger's aid, Herbert Youngblood, killed...

Item #687162

March 17, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1934



* The hunt for John Dillinger

* Negro Herbert Youngblood Shot Dead

* Crown Point, Indiana escape partner

* re. famous wooden gun jail break




The front page has a one column heading: "AIDE, SHOT, REVEALS DILLINGER'S TRAIL" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, gen... See More  

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687160

Byron Nelson wins 1942 Masters golf tournament

Item #687160

April 14, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1942



* Byron Nelson wins Masters Tournament

* Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia

* World War II - WWII era




The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Nelson Beats Hogan by Stroke to Take Masters' Golf Laurels Secpnd Time" with subheads, photo and scores. First report coverage on Byron Nelson winning the 1942 Masters Golf Tourname... See More  

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687143

Battle of the Bulge to begin the next day.......

Item #687143

December 15, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1944



* Battle of Bulge to begin (EVE)

* Armies line up at Siegfried Line (Westwall)

* World War II - WWII




The top of the front page has a six column headline: "7TH ARMY AT WESTWALL, SEEKS AN OPENING" with subheads. Two related maps are on page 4. The initial beginning of the infamous battle would begin the very next day.

Other news, sports and ad... See More  

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687142

John F. Kennedy is the democratic candidate for President...

Item #687142

July 14, 1960

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 14, 1960 



* John F. Kennedy JFK

* Democratic nomination (1st report)




The two line banner headline announces: "KENNEDY NOMINATED!; Sweeps to Triumph on First Ballot" with related subheads and photo of Kennedy. Nice related pictorial on the back page. (see)

Complete with 36 pages, two small library stamps with the masthead, a few small binding hole... See More  

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687136

1901 State of the Union Address... Teddy Roosevelt...

Item #687136

December 03, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 3, 1901



* President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

* 1st Presidential State of the Union Address




The top of the front  page has a three column headline: "THE PRESIDENT'S RECOMMENDATIONS" with subhead. Complete text of the address continues on the back page and is signed in type: Theodore Roosevelt. Very lengthy text. Surprisingly... See More  

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687134

Georgia wins Rose Bowl in 1943...

Item #687134

January 02, 1943

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 2, 1943



* Rose Bowl: Georgia Bulldogs vs. UCLA Bruins

* Orange Bowl: Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Boston College

* Sugar Bowl: Tennessee Volunteers vs. Tulsa

* Cotton Bowl: Texas Longhorns vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets




The sport's section has coverage on the four major bowl games with a page 13 banner headline: "Georgia Scores Twice in Last... See More  

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687124

"The Last Raft" Susquehanna River disaster....

Item #687124

March 21, 1938

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., March 21, 1938



* Historic "The Last Raft" tragedy

* West Branch of Susquehanna River

* Muncy, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

* From McGees Mills, Clearfield County




The front page has a one column heading: "HISTORY RAFT CRASHES; 1 DEAD, SIX ARE MISSING" with subhead subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on "The Last Raft&... See More  

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687123

1943 Withholding tax bill signed into law...

Item #687123

June 11, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1943



* Withholding tax bill signed into law

* President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR)

* World War II era




The top of the front page has a one column headings: "PAY-AS-YOU-GO TAX IS SIGNED INTO LAW; IN EFFECT ON JULY 1" "Wage and Salary Earners Will Find 20% Withheld to Put Then on Current Basis" and more. (see) First report coverage continues o... See More  

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687122

Geraldo Machado flees... Cuban revolution...

Item #687122

August 13, 1933

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, August 13, 1933



* Gerardo Machedo flees Cuba

* Carlos Manuel de Céspedes y Quesada

* Cuban revolution of 1933




The front page has a nice banner headline: "MACHADO FLEES; KILL 35 AIDS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes al... See More  

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687121

1933 Prohibition ending (eve)...

Item #687121

December 04, 1933

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, December 4, 1933



* Prohibition ending (eve of)

* Day of Beer returns

* Legal liquor



The front page has a two column heading: "Wets Join Drys in Plea for Temperance as Arid Period Approaches End"  with subhead. (see) Coverage on the impending end of prohibition in America the following day. 

Complete with 22 pages, light toning at ... See More  

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687120

Notre Dame Fighting Irish football... 1946 National champions....

Item #687120

December 06, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1966



* Notre Dame Fighting Irish

* Named National champions

* NCAA college football




The sport's section (page 62) has a one column heading: "Notre Dame Voted No. 1 by Writers In Concluding Poll" with standings. (see) First report coverage on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish officially being named national champions of college football by the AP po... See More  

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687118

1961 Alabama football national title...

Item #687118

December 06, 1961

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1961



* Alabama Crimson Tide national title

* Coach Bear Bryant's 1st championship

* NCAA college football




Page 62 has a one column heading: "ALABAMA ELEVEN NAMED CHAMPION" with subhead and standings. (see) First report coverage on Alabama Crimson Tide college football team being named the 1961 national champs by the AP Poll. This was Coach Paul... See More  

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687117

Debut of the NBA... 1st ever pro basketball game in Chicago...

Item #687117

November 03, 1946

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, November 3, 1946 



* 2nd ever NBA basketball game

* Chicago Stags 1st game

* Historic report




Page 4of section 2 has a somewhat discrete report with a one column heading: "Stags Win 1st Start in New Basket League" (see) This was actually the 2nd ever NBA game played (night before) and the very 1st in Chicago. Terrific to have this in a Chicago publicati... See More  

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687115

The plague of 1900 in Hawaii...

Item #687115

January 19, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 19, 1900



* Black - bubonic plague

* Hawaiian Islands

* Oahu's Chinatown




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HONOLULU'S PLAGUE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Comple... See More  

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687114

Prohibition repeal as a political ploy in 1932...

Item #687114

June 30, 1932

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 30, 1932



* 1932 Democratic National Convention

* Prohibition plank - repeal is majority

* Legalize beer & liquor goes political




The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "REPEAL PLANK WINS, 934-213" with subheads and more. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, sports and a... See More  

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687113

Premiere of "Rocky", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #687113

December 01, 1976

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 1, 1976



* Best "Rocky" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere

* American sports drama film

* Sylvester Stallone - Rocky Balboa




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Rocky" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood are... See More  

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687112

Michael Jordan's very 1st NBA game...

Item #687112

October 27, 1984

LOS ANGLES TIMES, Oct. 27, 1984



* Michael Jordan's makes his NBA debut

* Chicago Bulls professional basketball




Page 13 of the sport's section has a very small and inconspicuous heading: "Chicago 109, Washington 93" with text beginning with: "Michael Jordan, who has received more accolades than any rookie since Magic Johnson, scored 17 points in his debut in Chicago...... See More  

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687111

1935 Federal Music Project creation

Item #687111

August 04, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 4, 1935



* Federal Music Project

* New Deal Program

* Nikolai Sokoloff

* Franklin D. Roosevelt




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "18,000 Musicians to Get Jobs In Federal Arts Relief Program" with subhead. (see) Article continues inside with photo of Nikolai Sokoloff. First report coverage on the creation of the Federal Morusic Project,... See More  

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687110

1st weekend of "Who Framed Roger Rabbit", in a L.A. newspaper...

Item #687110

June 24, 1988

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 24, 1988



* "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" - Robert Zemeckis

* Best Grand Opening weekend movie advertisement

* Live-action/animated comedy




A terrific issue on the premiere weekend of the motion picture hit "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" and perhaps no better newspaper could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment indus... See More  

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687109

Al "Scarface" Capone going insane in 1938 ?....

Item #687109

February 16, 1938

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 16, 1938



* Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone

* Alcatraz federal prison "The Rock"

* Best title to be had ? - rare as such




The front page has a great banner headline: "CAPONE SANE, U. S. REPORTS" with subhead. Nice for display. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Gre... See More  

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687108

First Alcatraz Prison escape attempt in 1936...

Item #687108

April 28, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1936



* 1st Alcatraz Island escape attempt

* Federal prison - Joseph Bowers




The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "CONVICT IS KILLED FLEEING ALCATRAZ" with subheads. (see)

Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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