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675958

Battles at Paducah and Olustee...

Item #675958

April 16, 1864

NEW-YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 16, 1864



* The Battle of Paducah

* The Battle of Olustee



The front page features many one column headlines covering events of the Civil War including:  "The Battle of Olustee", "Our Duty to Our Country and Her Defenders" ,"The Battle of Paducah", and much more. There is additional war-related text on the inside
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$28.00
675957

The 1906 World Series: Chicago vs. Chicago... Booker T. Washington...

Item #675957

October 10, 1906

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg Sentinel, Mass. A set of 5 issues reporting on 5 of the 6 games (missing game #5) of  the 1906 Major League Baseball World Series. The newspapers are dated October 10-13, 15, 1906. The final issue shows the victory of the Chicago White Sox over the Chicago Cubs. See images and the note below.

Additionally, there is an article titled, "NEGRO CITIZENSHIP, Boo... See More  

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$139.00
675955

Confederate reporting on the Civil War... Reward for Benjamin Butler...

Item #675955

January 10, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 10, 1863 



* General  Benjamin "The Beast" Butler reward

* From the origin of the Civil War




Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America" which is rarely found on Southern newspapers.

On the front page at the top of the first column is: "The Naval Victory At Galveston" "Official From Ge... See More  

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675954

Early and rare from Florida... James Polk block signature...

Item #675954

August 05, 1848

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, August 5, 1848 



* Rare antebellum title

* 3 Acts signed by James Polk




Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, three years before the Civil War.

The ftpg. has 3 Acts of Congress, one of which is signed by the President: James Polk. ... See More  

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675953

Early and rare from Florida... James Polk block signature...

Item #675953

August 05, 1848

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, August 5, 1848 



* Rare antebellum title

* 3 Acts signed by James Polk




Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, three years before the Civil War.

The ftpg. has 3 Acts of Congress, one of which is signed by the President: James Polk. ... See More  

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675952

Convicts shipped off to America... Oglethorpe before founding Georgia...

Item #675952

March 13, 1728

THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, March 13, 1728 (1729 by today's calendar) 



* Early James Oglethorpe

* Convicts to America




Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific item noting: "Also the same day nine felons convicts, eight men and one woman, were brought from Oxford City to the Oxford-Arms at Holborn Bridge, and from thence carry'd down the river and put on board a shi... See More  

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$275.00
675951

The "Confederate" newspaper from Kentucky...

Item #675951

May 15, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, May 15, 1861 



* Rare pro-Confederate 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 "Journal&q... See More  

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675950

Confederacy in Petersburg...

Item #675950

March 04, 1863

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, March 4, 1863 



* Rare Confederate title



Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end shortl... See More  

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$177.00
675949

1903 Iroquois Theatte fire... Chicago...

Item #675949

July 29, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 29, 1903



* Iroquois Theatre fire - Chicago (1st report)

* Deadliest in United States history




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SCORES OF LIVES LOST IN FLAMES" with subhead. This was the deadliest single-building fire in U.S. history with over 600 deaths. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "w... See More  

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675948

Pirate Jean LaFitte and much more on Galveston, Texas...

Item #675948

December 27, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  December 27, 1817  Certainly the best report in this issue is headed: "Of Galveston" which is about--among other items concerning Galveston,Texas--the noted pirate Lafitte. Part of the text includes: "...Galvezton is a small island or sand bar situate in the bay of St. Barnard on the coast of Texas...Among the most conspicuous charac... See More  

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675947

1903 Pine Apple, Alabama Negro lynching......

Item #675947

December 28, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 28, 1903



* Pine Apple, Wilcox County, Alabama

* African American - Negro lynching - lynched




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AWFUL VENGEANCE OF ALABAMA MOB" 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 th... See More  

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675946

1903 Connellsville train wreck...

Item #675946

December 04, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 4, 1903



* Connellsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania

* Baltimore and Ohio railroad train wreck disaster




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "FRIGHTFUL WRECK OF LIMITED TRAIN" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totall... See More  

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675945

1903 Cripple Creek, Colorado Labor Wars...

Item #675945

December 04, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 4, 1903



* Colorado Labor Wars - martial law

* Cripple Creek mining district strikes




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "CRIPPLE CREEK IS UNDER MARTIAL LAW" with subhead. (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... See More  

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675943

Attempts to impeach President Andrew Johnson...

Item #675943

April 11, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




The top of the first column of the front page has one column headings: "IMPEACHMENT" "The Opening Argument for the Defense Concluded" and more. Text takes up the entire front page and most of the back page.

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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675942

1947 Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro death...

Item #675942

June 10, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1947



* Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro

* New York mobster

* Murder Inc. co-founder




The top of the back page has one column headings: "GURRAH JAKE DIES IN PRISON HOSPITAL" "Shapiro, Associate of Lepke in Murder Ring, Succumbs at 50 to Heart Disease" with smaller subheads. First report coverage on the death of New York mobster, Jacob 'Gurra... See More  

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675939

Al "Scarface" Capone's tax probe made public....

Item #675939

November 23, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 23, 1930



* Al "Scarface" Capone's downfall surfaces

* Income tax investigation comes to light

* Chicago gangster - mob boss - beer baron




Page 2 has a one column heading: "SIFT CAPONE INCOME TO GET BACK TAXES" with subheads. (see) This investigation would be the eventual downfall of the infamous beer baron about a year later. Also mention... See More  

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675938

Al Capone guilty... 11-year sentence...

Item #675938

October 26, 1931

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, October 26, 1931.



* Al 'Scarface' Capone gets 11 years

* End of his criminal career




The front page has a one column heading: "Capone Sentenced To 11 Year Term In Federal Prison" (see) First report coverage on what would be the end of Al Capone's reign in Chicago.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a few sm... See More  

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$67.00
675937

1921 Henry Lowery lynching... Wilson, Arkansas...

Item #675937

January 31, 1921

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, Jan. 31, 1921



* Henry Lowery Negro lynching

* Wilson (Nodena), Arkansas




The top of the back page has a small one column heading: "Burn Negro At Stake For Killing Farmer" (see)

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally good.

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675935

1902 Army-Navy game... college football...

Item #675935

November 28, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 28, 1903



* Early Army-Navy game

* College football rivalry

* West Point vs. Annapolis




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ANNAPOLIS MADE A POOR SHOWING" with subheads that include: "Army Defeated Navy in Football by a Score of 40 to 5" and more. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "... See More  

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675934

1903 Bob Fitzsimmons wins 3rd boxing title.

Item #675934

November 26, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 26, 1903



* Bob Fitzsimmons wins Light Heavyweight title

* vs. George Gardiner - boxing championship




The top of page 2 has a two column headline: "CROWD HISSED THE PUGILISTS" with subhead: "Fitzsimmons Won the Fight--Gardner Stood up for Twenty Rounds" and round by round description. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition b... See More  

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675933

1903 Lilly, Pennsylvania coal mine disaster...

Item #675933

November 21, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 21, 1903



* Lilly, Cambria County, Pennsylvania

* Coal mine bunk house fire disaster




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "TWENTY-SEVEN MEN BURNED TO A CRISP" with subhead. (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... See More  

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675932

1903 hanging of Tom Horn...

Item #675932

November 20, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 20, 1903



* Tom Horn execution by hanging

* Old West scout, lawman, gunman, outlaw

* Early, same day first report




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HORN WAS HANGED WITHOUT RIOTING" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not... See More  

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675930

1903 Panama becoming independent...

Item #675930

November 04, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 4, 1903



* Hay–Bunau-Varilla Treaty - Columbia

* Panama Canal Zone becoming independent




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "CITY OF PANAMA IS BEING BOMBARDED" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile ... See More  

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675929

1903 Battle of Lightning Creek... Wyoming...

Item #675929

November 02, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 2, 1903



* The Battle of Lightning Creek

* Last Indian battle o Wyoming

* Sioux - Native Americans




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TWO BATTLES WITH REDSKINS" with subhead. (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... See More  

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675927

1903 Alcatraz Prison escape by forgery...

Item #675927

October 13, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 13, 1903



* Alcatraz Prison - San Francisco

* Four escape with fake pardons




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "DARING FORGERY DISCOVERED" with subhead. (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.

Com... See More  

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675926

Very rare title from 19th century Western Colorado...

Item #675926

February 15, 1898

SEMI-WEEKLY STAR, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, Feb. 15, 1898 



* Very rare title

* Mesa County




A nice & very rare newspaper from this town in Western Colorado along the Colorado River. Although Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) records a "Grand Junction Star" there is no record of "the Semi-Weekly Star".

The front page has: "GRAND VALLEY... See More  

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675924

24th Amendment to the Constitution is ratified...

Item #675924

January 24, 1964

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, Jan. 24, 1964  The top of the middle column on the front page has a head: "It's Official: Poll Tax Is Abolished", which reports on the ratification of the 24th Amendment to the Constitution outlawing any tax to be paid as a prerequisite to vote in any federal election. Most of the report carries over to page 8.

Complete in 40 pages, very ni... See More  

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675923

1870 Siege of Metz beginning w/ map...

Item #675923

August 17, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 17, 1870



* Siege of Metz, France

* Franco-Prussian War - Germans




Page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE WAR" "A Desperate Battle Fought Near Metz" "French and Prussian Reports of the Engagement" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning along the central fold, a little spine wear, gene... See More  

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675922

St. Valentine's Day massacre in 1929....

Item #675922

February 23, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1929 



* The St. Valentine's Day Massacre 

* George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone

* Gangsters - gangland - underworld




The front page has one column headings that include: "5 ARRESTS FOLLOW FINDING OF GANG CAR IN CHICAGO SLAYINGS" "Officers Have Established That Moran's Rivals, Not Detectives, Slew His Henchmen
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675920

Jet Black Sea Serpent sighting...

Item #675920

February 11, 1934

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, February 11, 1934



* Cunard liner RMS Mauretania

* Jet black sea serpent monster

* Caribbean Sea




The front page has a one column heading: "Sea Monsters Go South, Too, for the Winter" (see)

Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. ... See More  

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675919

John Dillinger at Crown Point, Indiana...

Item #675919

February 10, 1934

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 10, 1934



* John Dillinger back to jail

* Crown Point, Indiana photos

* Post-Tuscon Arizona capture




The back page has a 3 photo pictorial of John Dillinger in a Crown Point, Indiana courtroom. The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "MURDER TRIAL OF DILLINGER IS SET FOR MARCH 12" with subhead. (see) Dillinger would make his infamous escape from the ... See More  

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675918

Second Battle of El Alamein... Rommel....

Item #675918

November 05, 1942

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 5, 1942



* Second Battle of El Alamein

* World War II Egypt - Africa

* Erwin Rommel defeated




The front page has a nice banner headline: "ALLIES CHASE AXIS IN AFRICA" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage continues on page 3 with related map and photo of German General Georg Stumme.

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

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675917

John Dillinger's Little Bohemia shootout & escape...

Item #675917

April 23, 1934

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Penn., April 23, 1934.



* Outlaw John Dillinger & gang

* Little Bohemia Lodge shootout (1st report)




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Dillinger Battles Way Out of Ambush; Two Dead in Drive on Gang" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Little Bohemia Lodge shootout & escape in Wisconsin.

Complete with 12 pages, ... See More  

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675916

Initial 1945 Iwo Jima landing....

Item #675916

February 17, 1945

NEW YORK POST, February 17, 1945.



* U.S. Marines begin landing at Iwo Jima

* Famous World War II battle beginning




Most of the front page is taken up with: "Japs Report: U.S. LANDING ON IWO" Nice for display. First report coverage is on page 3 with heading: "WE LAND ON IWO, JAP RADIO REPORT" with more.

Complete in 30 pages, tabloid size, light toning and minor wear at th... See More  

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675913

Alex Rodriguez's 600th home run... with double-page color print...

Item #675913

August 05, 2010

NEW YORK POST, August 5, 2010  The back page has: "FINALLY! A-Rod "treasures' historic No. 600", which includes a large color photo. Inside pages show coverage from A-Rod's 600th home run "A 'T' PARTY FOR A-ROD'S 600"  A souvenir poster of A-ROD, the "ALL-TIME HOME RUN LIST", and a two page article with the banner "IT'S ABOU... See More  

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675912

Lou Gehrig's "Luckiest man alive" day...

Item #675912

July 04, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1939 



* Lou Gehrig day at Yankee Stadium (day of)

* Famous 'luckiest man on the face of the earth' speech fame

* Best title to be had ?




Lou Gehrig's famous speech is one of the most notable & heart-warming events in the annals of baseball history. This issue is from that day and has a article on page 18 with a two column heading: "75,00... See More  

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675911

1931 Hermann Oberth... early rockets...

Item #675911

January 30, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1931 



* Hermann Oberth 

* Early rockets - rocketry 

* The Moon & beyond ?



The top of page 3 has one column headings: "HOPE TO GAIN PLANET 15 YEARS FROM NOW" "Oberth, Rocket Expert, Predicts a Flight to the Moon, Mars or Jupiter" (see) His prediction would happen but more than 15 years later.

Complete with 44 pages, ra... See More  

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675905

Dallas newspaper on the shooting of Oswald...

Item #675905

November 25, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Dallas, Texas, November 25, 1963 



* Best Lee Harvey Oswald assassination issue to be had

* Post JFK John F. Kennedy murder

* Jack Ruby



Terrific and most unusual issue, as the entire front page--save for the banner headline: "Night Club Man Kills Oswald -- John F. Kennedy's Body Borne to Capitol" is taken up with a huge photo showing Jack
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675904

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1675...

Item #675904

July 29, 1672

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1672



* Earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 b... See More  

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$48.00
675899

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

Item #675899

January 14, 1982

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 14, 1982



* Air Florida Flight 90 disaster

* 14th Street Bridge - Potomac River

* Boeing 737-222 airplane crash




The front page has a banner headline: "Jet Slams Into Bridge; 77 Die" with subheads, related photo ad map. First report coverage continues inside with more photos.

Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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675896

Father Divine pilgrimage... Promise Land...

Item #675896

August 21, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1936



* Father Divine's pilgrimage

* African American spiritual leader

* International Peace Mission movement




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Flag Row Mars Divine Pilgrimage As 1,877 Visit 'Promised Land'" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues inside with related photo. (see)

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

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675892

Gentleman's newspaper from 17th century England...

Item #675892

January 23, 1691

ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Jan. 23, 1691



* Rare 17th century title



This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 325 years old.

This newspaper was done in question/answer format. This newspaper was published at a time when there wer
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675889

Elvis Presley death in a Memphis newspaper... Mid-South Edition...

Item #675889

August 17, 1977

MEMPHIS PRESS-SCIMITAR, Tennessee, August 17, 1977



* The death of Elvis Presley

* Great issue from his hometown

* Considerable details and photos




This 50 page issue has nice headlines which include: "A Lonely Life Ends on Elvis Presley Boulevard" and other related subheads, and includes front page photos of "Elvis last year" and "Elvis in the beginning." ... See More  

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675888

First astronauts introduced....

Item #675888

April 10, 1959

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 10, 1959

 

* Alan Shepard, John Glenn & more

* First U.S. Astronauts are introduced




The front page has a three column photo with heading: "Seven Candidates for Spaceman Assignment" Also a three column heading: "Space Trip Candidates Confident" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the announcement of NASA's o
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$42.00
675887

Philadelphia Warriors win the first NBA title...

Item #675887

April 23, 1947

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 23, 1947



* Philadelphia Warriors (Golden State)

* Wins the 1st NBA basketball title




The sport's section (Page 14) has a brief and discrete report at the bottom of the page headed: "Philadelphia Bags BAA Crown" (see) I assume the small report here is because basketball wasn't a popular sport at the time. It is what it is, still a 1st report tho... See More  

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$40.00
675886

Prelude to World War II w/ Japan ?...

Item #675886

November 29, 1931

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE., Nov. 29, 1931



* United States and Japan tensions

* Almost exactly 10 years prior to attack




The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S.--JAPAN RIFT FADING OUT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 60+ pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.... See More  

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$45.00
675885

1878 Pittsfield, Massachusetts... Berkshire County...

Item #675885

October 23, 1878

THE PITTSFIELD SUN, Massachusetts, Oct. 23, 1878



* Berkshire County 

* American Indians war era
 



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

Complete with all 8 pages, a little staining, some wear at the top left corner, generally good.

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$27.00
675884

Al 'Scarface' Capone's downfall begins....

Item #675884

May 19, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1931



* Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone

* Annual income surfaces

* Government audit reveals




Page 5 has a one column heading: "Gives Capone Income As $1,641,979 In 1928" with subhead. (see) Was this the beginning of the end for Capone ? He would eventually be tried and convicted if income tax evasion later that year.

Complete with 56 pages, light ... See More  

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$40.00
675883

1951 Frank Costello - NYC mob boss...

Item #675883

March 21, 1951

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 21, 1951



* Frank Costello - NYC gangster - mob boss

* United States Senate Special Committee to Investigate Crime in Interstate Commerce



The front page has a seven column heading: "Costello's Friends Handed Political Plums" with subheads that include: "Gambler's Influence Is Called 'Sinister'" and more. Coverage continues in... See More  

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$58.00
675882

St. Louis Cardinals win World Series of baseball...

Item #675882

October 09, 1934

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., October 9, 1934.



* St. Louis Cardinals win World Series

* Major League Baseball Champions




The front page has a three column heading: "Cardinals Win Fourth Contest And Series In Wild Game At Detroit" with scoreboard, lineups and inning by inning description.

Twelve pages, light toning and some wear at the margins with a few tears.... See More  

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$57.00
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