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NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 17, 1920
* Duluth, Minnesota lynchings (1st report)
* 3 negro circus workers hanged
* Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson
Page 2 has a one column heading: "Troops on Guard In Duluth After Three Lynchings" with subhead. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light browning, minor spine wear, ge... See More
THE AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Sept. 18, 1879 A article inside has the heading, "One Thing And Another", which states in part: "Sitting Bull is a powerful savage with a massive face-- as big, say, as a ten quart pail--and with plenty of room on it for the display of deep-plowed lines of decision around the mouth". Directly above this article is another which is notew... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 10, 1679
* Popish Plot
The back page has not one but two items concerning the Popish Plot in England, a contrived conspiracy to accuse Catholic leaders of plotting to kill King Charles II.
A report from Dublin notes: "A Proclamation has been published...appointing a reward...to any person that shall...apprehend any Popish Dignitary or Jesuit...&... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1970
* Charles Manson & girls trial begins
* Sharon Tate - LaBianca murders
Page 20 has a three column heading: "July Selection in Manson Case to Begin Today" with subhead: "Up to 300 Candidates May Be Examined for Trial That Could Last 6 Months" Coverage on the murder trial of Charles Manson and his 3 women followers at it's start.
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THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, September 29, 1934
* Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial
* Bruno Hauptmann
This 34 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "BLADE MADE BY HAUPTMANN FOUND HIDDEN IN HIS CELL; INSANITY PLEA IS FORECAST" with many subheads. Much more inside.
Light browning, otherwise in good condition.
wikipedia notes: Hauptmann was charged w... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 22, 1954
* Dr. Sam Sheppard
* Murder trial ends with guilty verdict
At the bottom of the front page first column is a head: "Sheppard Convicted, Gets Life Sentence". The article continues on page 24 where is found a photo of Sam Sheppard as well. See the web for more on the fascinating case. It was this case upon which the popular television s... See More
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* Georgia Emancipation
* Slaves and Masters
The front page has: "Georgia: Address of Provisional Governor Johnson, His Views On Emancipation." which takes over a full column. Other reports inside include: "VIRGINIA", "Governor Pierpoint and the Negroes", "Their Late Rebel Masters Trying to Get Rid of Them&q
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 15, 1814 Page 2 has: "Launch" beginning: "The 'Seventy-four' at the Navy Yard in Charlestown will be launched on Saturday the 18th..." with a bit more. Also a black-bordered report of the death of the Hon. Samuel Sewall, Chief Justice of the Mass. Supreme court. also: 'Report from Maj. Appling to Gen. Gaines" "Measure... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 16, 1868
* President Andrew Johnson
* Reconstruction era impeachment trial
The front page is mostly taken up with reports on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson with the top of the first column having: "The Impeachment" and many related subheads (see). The final vote for acquittal would come in 10 days.
Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1874 Page 2 has a report headed: "The Challis-Woodhull Libel" "Seventh Day of the Trial--Argument for the Defense--Address of Mr. Brooke" which is concerning the libel trial based on an article on her newspaper (see the web for more).
This is the famed Victoria Woodhull, who along with Tennie Claflin published the controversial newspaper &q... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 15, 1883
* Star route scandal trial
* Thomas J. Brady & Stephen W. Dorsey
* Not guilty verdict
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "Acquitted" "A Verdict of Not Guilty Rendered in the Star-Route Trial" and more. Text takes up 2 1/2 columns.
This i... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, April 4, 1883
* Alfred Packer
* Saguache, Colorado
* Cannibalism - murders
* Trial beginning
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "Packer, the San Juan Murderer" See image for text here.
This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, all... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 15, 1892 The front cover is "The New Santa Maria, Replica of Columbus' Vessel, which is to be Sailed Across the Atlantic". Inside the issue is "Baker's Rocking Chair Fan"; "Front View of the Apparatus for Lifting Blocks of Beton and Carrying them to the Car"; "Edison's Patents Sustained by the United States... See More
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, July 16, 1886
* Haymarket Square riot
* Chicago IL Illinois
* Anarchy - Anarchists
* Jury sworn in - trial begins
The front page has one column headings: "ANARCHISTS TRIALS" "The Twelfth Man Secured" and more. (see)
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, ... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, January 13, 1880
* Jews - Jewish - Judaica
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 6 has an article headed: "CODE OF THE JEWS" "Trials in Capital Cases Among the Ancient Israelites" and more. (see) Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns.
This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of c... See More
ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, Jan. 20, 1772 The front page includes some court reports including: "...The diamonds taken away from Sir Robert Ladbroke's house were found at a Jew receiver's...Four Jews, thieves & receivers together were concerned in the burglary at Sir Robert's, but they are out-numbered by the Christian villains..." and also: "...the... See More
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, June 1, 1922
* Rudolph Valentino - The Sheik
The front page has one column headlines that include: "VALENTINO HAS BEGUN FIGHT IN STATE COURTS" "Bigamy Charges Will Be Vigorously Contested" and more. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally good.... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, November 22, 1845 Page three has a column-wide headline "Wm. Parkinson, Charged with the Clinton Barge Robbery" which also includes an illustration of him as well. See photos for details.
Other news and advertisements of the day are within.
This is complete in four pages with several tiny binding holes along the left spine, otherwise is in good cond... See More
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 1848 The top of page 3 has an article: "Important Slave Case Decision" which begins: "The Case of Lewis Pierrie, alleged to be the slave of Robert Tilghman of New Orleans, came up again before Judge King..." followed by much detail concerning the case (see).
Four pages, nice condition.
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, February 14, 1935 The issue has a 3 line, 3 column head: "Hauptmann Is Guilty; Sentenced To Die At Trenton Next Month" with various subheads "Defense to Appeal Verdict to High Court if Necessary" "Court Room Scene Tense" "Jury in 'Trial of the Century' Out Over Eleven Hours" and more. It ... See More
* Ad regarding John Peter Zenger's "freedom of the press" trial
The back page has a small note of the publishing of a book, reading: "The Tryal of John Peter Zenger, who was lately tried & acquitted for printing and publishing a Libel against the Government." This is the famed Zenger trial--publisher of the New... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 4, 1861
* John Anderson - fugitive slave
* Pre Civil War Southern tensions
Inside has: "A Southern Diarist" "Later From California" "Arrival of the Pony Express" "News From Kansas" "Movements of Mr. Lincoln" "The Case of the Fugitive Anderson", the latter concerning the trial of the famed fugitive slave... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1874
* Victoria Woodhull
* Tennessee Celeste Claflin
The back page has: "The Woodhull & Claflin Case" "The Challis Libel Suit Commenced--Two Jurors Obtained" takes close to have a column & begins: "The long-ending trial of Victoria C. Woodhull, Tennie C. Claflin, and Col. James H. Blood, charged with libeling Luther C. Challis ... See More
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, January 6, 1875
* Henry War Beecher
* Elizabeth Tilton
* Adultery trial begins
This 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has small one column headings: "New York City And State" "Tilton vs. Beecher" See image for text here.
Complete, nice condition.... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 14, 1966
* Miranda rights onset
* Supreme Court decides the Miranda vs. Arizona case
* Landmark decision
The top of the front page reports on a game-changing ruling for law enforcement, as the Supreme Court responds to the case of "Miranda vs. Arizona". The headline reads:
"Law Aides Critical Of Confession Edict"
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THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, July 3, 1875
* Henry War Beecher
* Elizabeth Tilton
* Adultery trial ends
This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has small one column headings: "Can't Agree" "The Jury Discharged" "And the Great Scandal Case Ended" and more. (see) Lengthy text here.
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FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Feb. 23, 1856 The front page has a print of: "The New U.S. Steam Frigate Merrimac on Her Trial Trip". This was the ship that would ultimately be scuttled by the U.S. Navy with the outbreak of the Civil War, and they resurrected by the Confederate Navy & converted to an iron-clad & be involved in the very famous battle with... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, November 21, 1881
* Charles Guiteau shot
* James A. Garfield assassin
Page 6 has one column headlines that include: "GUITEAU SHOT" "An Unknown Horseman Brings the Assassin Down" "He Fires Two Shots at the Prison Van" "One of Which Strikes the Intended Mark" and more (see photos).
This issue contains other news and advert... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 18, 1881
* Charles Guiteau trial begins
* James A. Garfield assassination
The front page has one column headlines that include: "THE GREAT TRIAL", "It is Formally Opened by the District Attorney", "Guiteau's Counsel Discovery the Meaning of 'Stalwart'", "The Assassin Defies the... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, October 15, 1881
* James A. Garfield assassination
* Charles Guiteau pleads not guilty
The front page has one column headlines that include: "'NOT GUILTY'", "Guiteau's Plea in the Washington Criminal Court", "The Abject Coward Taken Before the Judge in Safety", "The Assassin's Trial... See More
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, June 8, 1936
* Charles "Lucky" Luciano convicted (1st report)
Page 13 has a one column heading:
"'Lucky' Luciano Found Guilty by Jury in Gotham"
and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the guilty verdict for Charles "Lucky' Luciano. He would spend the next 9 years in prison before being released. Lucky Luciano ranks ... See More
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 8, 1865
* re. Robert E. Lee's surrender
Reports from the aftermath of the Civil War including: "Admission Of Southern Representatives""Message of the Governor of South Carolina" "Governor's Proclamation - Thanksgiving for Victory, Peace, and Our Country Saved" is from Ohio; "The Future of the Negro" "... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 20, 1865
* Reconstruction era
Among the front page column heads are: "The Home of Secession" "Meeting of the Constitutional Convention" "The Ordinance of Secession Repealed" "Report in Favor of the Abolition of Slavery" which is a report from Columbia, S.C. also: "Trial of Capt. Wirz"
Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, August 2, 1921
* Enrico Caruso death
* Italian tenor
The front page has one column headlines: "CARUSO, WORLD'S LEADING TENOR, DIES SUDDENLY" "Had Been Operated on for Abecess Between Liver and Diaphagm" and more with photo. (see) 1st report coverage on the death of famous Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso.
Other news and advertisemen... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, October 21, 1967
* Mississippi burning trial
* Meridian MS Civil Rights workers
* Cecil Price & more
The back page has a one column heading: "2 Convicted In Slaying Of Workers". See photos for text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1921
* Chicago White (Black) Sox scandal
* Baseball World Series fix trial beginning
Page 9 has one column headings: "TRIAL TODAY OF BLACK SOX", "Former Teammates Reach Chicago to Testify in Case Today--Nature of Testimony", "Many Objections Made"
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day.... See More
MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, October 18, 1928
* William Edward Hickman 'dead man walking'
* Marion Parker kidnapping and murder
This 20 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "Hickman Awaits Death In Noose", "Girl's Slayer, Resigned to Fate, Will Be Hanged Friday 10 A.M.".
This tells of the up... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 20, 1934
* Bruno Hauptmann arrested (1st report)
* Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping
This 20 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "IDENTIFY MAN IN 'LINDY' KIDNAPING" with subheads (see photos). 1st report coverage on the arrest of Bruno Hauptmann, suspect in the most famou
NEW YORK WORLD TELEGRAM, January 17, 1934
* Mae West front page photo
The front page has a two column photo of Mae west with heading: "Mae West Dons Royal Purple to Tell Some More About Holdup" with text underneath (see photos).
Other news, sport and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 36 pages, light browning with some margin wear and tear, otherwise g... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 13, 1941
* Rudolph Hess Scotland parachute jump mystery
* Adolph Hitler's right hand man
* World War II
This 20 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "LONDON, WASHINGTON SEE RIFT IN HITLER'S COUNCIL IN HESS FLIGHT; HINT NO. 3 NAZI FEARED A PURGE" with subheads (see photos).
Ot... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1873
* re. The Susan B. Anthony trial
The front page has a very small and discrete one column heading at the bottom of the last column: "The Case of Miss Susan B. Anthony--Prosecution Suspended"
which is a brief mention of her recent indictment for illegal voting.
Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condi... See More
TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, May 5, 1946
* Assault - thoroughbred horse racing
* Kentucky Derby win (1st of 3 wins)
* Eventual triple crown winner
This 32 page newspaper has a four column headline on page 15A: "Assault Captures Rich Derby--Spy Song 2nd; Hampden 3rd" with subhead and photo. This was the 1st of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for the tr... See More
* Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts
* Treason trials - Revolutionary War
The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebe... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 21, 1934
* Bruno Hauptmann arrested (1st report)
* Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping - Ransom money found
This 10 page newspaper has two column headline on the front page: "ARREST IN LINDBERGH CASE BELIEVED TO HAVE SOLVED THE KIDNAPPING CRIME" with related photo. 1st report coverage on the arrest of B
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
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 6, 1916
* Louis D. Brandeis inauguration
* 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice
This 16 page newspaper has one column headings near the bottom of the front page: "Brandeis Seated" and "New Supreme Court Justice Takes Oath of Office". See photo for coverage on the 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, taking... See More
NEW HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, March 22, 1831
* President Andrew Jackson
* United States Navy
The front page has five Acts of Congress, the first of which is signed in type by the President: Andrew Jackson. The last is: "An Act to authorize the construction of three schooners for the naval service of the United States." with details (see photos). Also on t... See More
THE ALLENTOWN DEMOCRAT, Allentown, Pennsylvania, Sept. 27, 1865
* Andersonville prison trial - Henry Wirz
Not surprisingly this issue has much Reconstruction related reports, including: "Soldiers! Who are Your Friends?" "The Trial of Wirze" "How Stand We?" "The Beginning of the End of Radicalism" & more.
Four pages, nice condition.... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 26, 1865
* Trial of Captain Henry Wirz
* Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia
The top of page 5 has; "Washington" "the Findings & Verdict of the Wirz Military Commission Submitted to the President" "Intercession of Wirz's Counsel in Behalf of His Client".
Eight pages, nice condition. ... See More