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677944

The 1917 Mattoon, Illinois (and surrounding area) tornado outbreak...

Item #677944

May 28, 1917

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, May 28, 1917



* Mattoon, IL tornado outbreak

* One of the deadliest tornado sequences on record




The front page has the displayable banner headline: "OVER 200 DEAD, 1000 HURT, LOSS $5,000,000", with several related subheadings and supporting text. This multi-day tornado event remains one of the deadliest on record.

Other news, sports and ... See More  

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$48.00
677811

First mention of "King Kong", the movie...

Item #677811

October 30, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 30, 1932



* King Kong 1st mention

* Hollywood film - movie

* Pre release




An inside page (page X5) contains a quite significant report for any collector of King Kong memorabilia, being a somewhat inconspicuous piece which begins: "Among the technical labors in the Hollywood studios recently was an exact reproduction of the Empire State tower which was built a... See More  

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$78.00
677623

New York Times Publisher Adolph S. Ochs dies...

Item #677623

April 09, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1935



* WPA created - Franklin D. Roosevelt

* Work Progress Administration

* Publisher Adolph Ochs death




The front page has a one column heading: "ROOSEVELT SIGNS WORK RELIEF BILL; BEGINS ALLOCATING" with subheads.

Also a nice front report and photo on the death of Adolph S. Ochs, the publisher of the New York Times. Much more inside with full pa... See More  

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$47.00
677578

Man on the moon... In a Florida newspaper...

Item #677578

July 21, 1969

THE MIAMI HERALD, Florida, July 21, 1969  Neil Armstrong's step onto the moon's surface created one of the most historic front pages of the 20th century. This newspaper suitably noted the achievement with a huge & bold two-line banner head proclaiming: "MAN LANDS ON THE MOON"

Among the subheads on the front page are: "Crew Skips Crater, Picks New Site" "A... See More  

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$92.00
677563

Betty Davis... "Dark Victory"...

Item #677563

April 20, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, April 20, 1939 



* Glamorous Ad for Betty Davis Movie, "Dark Victory"



On pg. 8 is an article and ad for the new Betty Davis movie: "BLAZING WITH ALL THE BRILLIANT FLAME OF HER GENIUS". The large ad (approximately 10" by 12") shows Miss Davis in full glamour.

News of the day and period advertising are found throughout.

Complete in 2... See More  

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$55.00
677561

Laurel & Hardy... Reunion Film coverage...

Item #677561

November 23, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, November 23, 1939 



* Laurel & Hardy Reunited in Their Funniest Feature Length Comedy.

* The Kind of Picture They've Always Wanted to Make




On pg. 10 is an article and ad for the new "Reunion" film staring Laurel & Hardy: "THE FLYING DEUCES". The article also has an accompanying image.

Additionally, there is a large ad for Gullive... See More  

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677560

Thanksgiving in 1939... Great for display...

Item #677560

November 23, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, November 23, 1939 



* Thanksgiving focus piece written by Chester H. Rowell



On pg. 28 is a full page Thanksgiving piece written by Chester H Rowell, and early leader of the Progressive Movement in California. The piece is titled: "GIVE THANKS THIS DAY !" and is framed by autumnal artwork.

Complete in 30 pages, light toning, small address label on the f... See More  

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$68.00
677492

1939 Popeye & Mickey Mouse comics...

Item #677492

October 15, 1939

MINNEAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE (Sunday Comic Section only), October 13, 1940



* Popeye (Thimble Theatre)

*  Mickey Mouse & Pluto

* 8 pages of color comics




Offered is the Sunday Comics section which includes Popeye, Mickey Mouse, Blondie, Silly Symphony w/ Pluto The Pup (Walt Disney) among many more.

This section is incomplete with 8 of the 16 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.... See More  

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$30.00
677464

Disney pairs with Standard Oil...

Item #677464

June 01, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 1, 1939 



* Walt Disney - Standard Oil advertisement

* Mickey and Minnie Mouse cartoon characters




In 1939 Disney paired with Standard Oil to produce comics for kids that also doubled as ads. Located on the back page is a large (approx. 12" x 15") nostalgic, vintage ad for Disney lovers and is very displayable.

Complete in 25 pages, light toning,... See More  

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$68.00
677371

Beautiful & colorful front cover...

Item #677371

August 04, 1892

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, August 4, 1892 



* Rare 19th century color cover



The front page of this issue is very colorful and shows men & women: "Viewing The Regatta of the Atlantic Yacht Club" called the 'Wasp'. Done in full color--unusual for front pages at this time--it makes a very nice display item.

Never bound nor trimmed, some l
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$48.00
677337

Nixon's choice is Gerald Ford...

Item #677337

October 13, 1973

DAILY NEWS, New York, NY, October 13, 1973  The front page of this tabloid issue carries the headline "NIXON'S CHOICE IS GERALD FORD" with the subhead "Congress Chiefs Applaud Pick". The article within the issue has "President Names Gerald Ford" "Nixon Reveals Veep in TV Address" "Fight Looms Over New VP". Other news of the day is also wit... See More  

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$28.00
677203

Twenty Grand wins Kentucky Derby...

Item #677203

May 17, 1931

NEW YORK TIMES, sports section only, May 17, 1931



* Twenty Grand wins Kentucky Derby

* American Thoroughbred racehorse




The front page of this section has a one column heading: "TWENTY GRAND WINS DERBY BEFORE 60,000 IN NEW RECORD TIMES" with subheads and two photos. More inside.

Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nic... See More  

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$36.00
677104

Colorful automobile issue from 1912...

Item #677104

December 07, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 7, 1912



* Multiple, displayable automobile-themed prints 



The very colorful color cover (see photos) includes a vintage automobile amongst the Navajo Indians of the American Southwest.  In this issue there is an illustration called "The Woes of a President-Elect" by C. J. Budd. There are photos of "The War in the Near East" an... See More  

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677098

Secretariat - the Preakness controversy...

Item #677098

June 18, 1973

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 18, 1973  The sports section carries an article "Mrs. Tweedy Wants Preakness Review", owner of Triple Crown-winner, Secretariat, asked for a review of the official 1973 clocking after watching films which show the time listed for the race was incorrectly recorded. "A controversy developed soon after the Preakness when it w... See More  

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$72.00
676395

Death of John Lennon reported in a Liverpool newspaper...

Item #676395

December 09, 1980

LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 



* John Lennon death

* Beatles front man

* Best title to be had ?




Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper.

To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collect... See More  

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$125.00
676167

1993 World Trade Center Bombing...

Item #676167

February 27, 1993

NEW YORK POST, February 27, 1993



* 1st attack on World trade Center



The front page has the headline: "BOMBED" with related photo and subhead. (see) Much more on the following pages. Great to have from this famous NYC tabloid publication.



Complete with all 48 pages, great condition.

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$38.00
676083

Review & premiere of "Videodrome", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #676083

February 04, 1983

LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 4, 1983



* Best "Viedeodrome" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Science fiction horror cult film




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

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$75.00
676081

Review & premiere of "An Innocent Man", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #676081

October 06, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 6, 1989



* Best "An Innocent Man" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Crime drama thriller film - Tom Selleck




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

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$62.00
675547

Marking charcoal illustrations...

Item #675547

December 27, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 27, 1879 (print only) This is a single leaf full page print taken from this issue entitled "Charcoal Burning" drawn by S. G. McCutcheon and is comprised of several illustrations showing the life and procedure of charcoal. This is a genuine leaf from the issue--not a reprint measuring approximately 10.25 x 15.25 inches, with a few archival mends for small ed... See More  

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$18.00
675248

Baby New Year, 1924...

Item #675248

December 30, 1923

THE DETROIT NEWS, December 30, 1923 (Rotogravure Section only)



* Baby (toddler?) New Year, 1924

* Photos of Guido Mayr, Anton Lang, and Andreas Lang




This 8 page authentic Rotogravure Section has a full-page photo of "Baby New Year - 1924" which would look grate framed. Also included are additional photos of noteworthy events of the period, including photos of the well-known actor... See More  

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675106

Original Star Wars ad, F.I.S.T. review, & ad for ELP concert...

Item #675106

July 10, 1977

LOS ANGELES TIMES (Calendar section only), Friday, July10, 1977



* (unusual?) full-page ad for the original STAR WARS

*Early review of Sylvester Stallone's F.I.S.T.

* ELP Concert




Page 6 has what appears to be an unusual full-page ad for the original Star Wars: "STAR WARS NOW", with the subheading, "the FORCE is with you at these theaters" (with a list of theaters sho... See More  

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$85.00
675101

Kennedy assassination report in a Dallas newspaper...

Item #675101

November 23, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963 



* From the city where it happened



A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened.

The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of &q... See More  

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$200.00
674826

Babe Ruth to Sign 1 Year with Yankees...

Item #674826

March 16, 1932

CHICAGO DAILY NEWS, March 16, 1932



* Babe Ruth to sign 1 year contract

* New York Yankees (day of)

* Major League baseball MLB




The front page of section 2 (sports) has a two column heading: "Some One Ought to Tell Babe How Much $70,000 Really Is" with small photo of Ruth. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, ... See More  

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674814

Death of Dale Earnhardt... In a Daytona newspaper...

Item #674814

February 19, 2001

THE NEWS-JOURNAL, Daytona Beach, Florida, February 19, 2001 (Dale Earnhardt's Fatal Crash)

 

 * From the city where it happened

 * Great for framing or as a memento


 

Whether you are a NASCAR fan or not, collectors cannot fail to admit that one of the more notable--and tragic--events in NASCAR racing was the death of the famed Dale Earnhardt at the Daytona 500 racetrac... See More  

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674740

Fashion and Patchwork in 1911...

Item #674740

August 01, 1911

THE LADIES' HOME JOURNAL, Philadelphia, August, 1911  The front cover shows a full page illustration of swans, painted by C. Coles Phillips, an artist know for his use of negative space. Although there is some dirt around the front cover edges, it is still very displayable.  The inside pages have several colored illustrations and articles including: "Curing Sick People Without M... See More  

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674739

Christmas presents in 1910... Paul Longpre...

Item #674739

November 15, 1910

THE LADIES' HOME JOURNAL, Philadelphia, November 15, 1910   The front cover shows a full page illustration of Poinsettias painted by French born botanical artist Paul Longpre.  This cover has minor dirt around the edges however, it is highly displayable. The inside pages have several colored illustrations and articles of interest including: "The Difference Between "Par... See More  

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674688

River Side Park, New York... General Grant's burial place...

Item #674688

August 08, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 8, 1885  The prime feature of this issue is the front page illustration: "RIVERSIDE PARK, NEW YORK - THE BURIAL PLACE OF GENERAL GRANT". Inside illustrations include: "DAVENPORTS MAGIC LANTERN", "SURGERY FOR PIANO-FORTE PLAYERS", "THE RIGHT WHALE OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC" and more.

Complete in 16 pages, in very good c... See More  

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$35.00
674562

Ladies' Home Journal... Cream of Wheat Ad...

Costume Dress for Summer Dance...

Item #674562

February 01, 1910

THE LADIES' HOME JOURNAL, Philadelphia, February, 1910.  This decorative front cover is suitable for framing although it does have a small corner tear on the bottom left corner (see images).  Inside the front cover is an adorable ad for "Cream of Wheat".

The inside pages show several articles of interest including: "Popular Birthday's", Life Stories, From the... See More  

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674561

Costume Dress for Summer Dance... Harrisaon Fisher artwork...

Item #674561

August 01, 1912

THE LADIES' HOME JOURNAL, Philadelphia, August, 1912.  The front cover shows a lovely full page illustration by, acclaimed Brooklyn NY artist, Harrison Fisher. The cover has some dirt and tears in the upper right corner (see images) however, it is still very displayable.  There are several articles of interest on the inside pages including: "The Case of 17 Million Children, Is O... See More  

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674450

Premiere of "The Lost Boys", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #674450

July 31, 1987

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 31, 1987



* Best "The Lost Boys" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere

* Horror comedy - Vampires - cult classic




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

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$98.00
674311

Bush Wins... Then Wins Again!!!

A great pair of issues...

Item #674311

November 08, 2000

THE LEDGER, Lakeland, Florida (two issues).



* George W. Bush election & recount win



Given the attention of the current presidential election, here is a terrific--and perhaps the very best--pair of issues on the election controversy of George W. Bush's second term.

From the state of Florida, which was the focus of the turmoil of this election, the two issues have headlines which rela... See More  

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674275

The Brother Jonathan disaster... The Atlantic Cable...

Item #674275

August 28, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, NY, August 28, 1865  The front page has a wonderful graphic of the Atlantic Cable showing the proposed terminus, and more. Also included are additional front page details regarding the Brother Jonathan disaster. Headlines include: "THE CABLE" "Further Particulars of the Loss" "Mr. Russell's Journal" "A Trip to Newfoundland" "T... See More  

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$42.00
673864

Kennedy assassination report in a Dallas newspaper...

Item #673864

November 23, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963 



* From the city where it happened



A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened.

The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of &q... See More  

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$200.00
673784

1993 World Trade Center Bombing...

Item #673784

February 27, 1993

DAILY NEWS, New York, NY, February 27, 1993



* 1st attack on World trade Center



The front page has a nice headline: "NEW YORK'S DAY OF TERROR" with related photo and subhead. (see) Much more on the following pages. Great to have from this famous NYC tabloid publication.

Complete with all 32 pages, great condition.

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$38.00
673228

With both maps, of Chagre and St. Augustine...

Item #673228
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1740  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific foldout map titled: "A View of the Town and Castle of St. Augustine, & the English Camp before it June 20, 1740" which is a very nice print showing the castle along the Matanza River plus the position of various ships, troops, and other features noted in the key beneat... See More  

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673109

Clam bake... Mining in Colorado...

Item #673109

July 15, 1871

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 15, 1871 The front cover contains a half page illustration "Yachting  - At the Helm" along with two smaller illustrations of the Cape May Regatta prizes.

Within the issue is a full page contain two prints of the Clam Bake at Round Island, Connecticut; a nearly half-page print of the Gulch Mining at Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado; a half ... See More  

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$52.00
673077

Dramatic Hawaii statehood newspaper, from Honolulu...

Item #673077

March 12, 1959

THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, Hawaii, March 12, 1959 



* Hawaii statehood

* Joins the Union

* Great title to have in




See the photo for this very dramatic & displayable front page. Nearly half of the front page is taken up with: "Congress Says YES ! " in huge letters dropped out of a large red box, above which is printed: "Statehood Extra". The banner headline beneath... See More  

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672988

Burgoo King Wins 1932 Kentucky Derby...

Item #672988

May 08, 1932

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, May 8, 1932



* Burgoo King wins Kentucky Derby

* American Thoroughbred racehorse




The front page has a five column heading: "40,000 See Burgoo King Win Derby" with subheads. The front page of section 2 (sports) has a seven column headline: "BURGOO KING'S TIME 3 2-5 SECONDS BEHIND RECORD" with subheads and related photo. Page 3 of this section ha... See More  

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$72.00
672817

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

Item #672817

January 23, 1973

THE MORNING NEWS, Paterson, N.J., Ohio, Jan. 23, 1973



* Abortion made legal

* Roe v. Wade decision

* U.S. Supreme Court

*** Front leaf only ***




This is the front leaf only
. The front page has the Supreme Court's landmark decision on Roe v. Wade. While some of the coverage was continued onto inside pages which are not present, finding issues with the Roe v. Wade decision are quite rare... See More  

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672766

Creating a Jewish homeland in 1946...

Item #672766

July 27, 1946

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 27, 1946



* Creating the Jewish homeland

* Israel - Palestine - Jews - Judaica




Page 8 has a report on the work towards creating a Jewish homeland in Israel/Palestine, with a one column heading: "Entry Of 100,000 Jews Held Key Zionist Demand" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Comp... See More  

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$44.00
672673

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

Item #672673

January 23, 1973

THE TIMES-UNION, Rochester, New York, Jan. 23, 1973  Although the front page has report on the funeral plans for Lyndon B. Johnson, the most notable content is on page 11 which reports on the historic Roe vs. Wade abortion case.

The top of the page has: "Supreme Court: Abortion Battle Lines Drawn". The first paragraph reads: "Supporters of New York's permissive abortion la... See More  

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$94.00
672653

World War II war may be over...

Item #672653

August 14, 1945

GAZETTE AND BULLETIN, Williamsport, Penn., Aug. 14, 1945



* World War II ending

* Japanese surrendering




The front page banner headline is an early announcement that the war with Japan was coming to an end: "JAP RADIO BROADCASTS TOKYO WILL ACCEPT ALLIED SURRENDER TERMS" with a subhead. (see) Nice for display. Indeed, the next day's edition in newspapers across the country would ... See More  

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$57.00
672574

Governor Woodrow Wilson.... Baseball... Coney Island...

Item #672574

August 19, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 19, 1911  The front page is a photo of: "Admiral Togo in America."

A full page is taken up with: "Some Chips from the Diamond" by Kemble, being a collection of ten somewhat comic prints of baseball players. The players include Honus Wagner, Christy "Matty" Mathewson, Ty Cobb and Johnny Evers, among others.

Twenty-four pages, ... See More  

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$48.00
672338

One of the most dramatic Kennedy assassination issues to be had...

Item #672338

November 22, 1963

CITIZEN-NEWS, Hollywood, California, November 22, 1963 



* Unique JFK assassination issue



See the photos for one of the most dramatic front pages to be had reporting the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Save for the caption to the photo the only word on the front page is in huge, bold letters: MARTYRED !

The remainder of the front page is taken up with a huge, black-bordered... See More  

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$140.00
671938

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

Item #671938

January 23, 1973

AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, Ohio, Jan. 23, 1973 This is the front leaf only. The front page has the Supreme Court's landmark decision on Roe v. Wade. While some of the coverage was continued onto inside pages which are not present, finding issues with the Roe v. Wade decision are quite rare.

The 3 column, 3-line heading states: "Ruling Signals Change In Ohio author writer of the decision.

Thi... See More  

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$38.00
671866

Chicago White Stockings: National League champs...

Item #671866

October 14, 1882

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 14, 1882 



* Chicago White Sox baseball

* Cap Anson & King Kelly




Inside has a very nice half page illustration captioned: "The Chicago Baseball Team, Winners Of The National League Championship." This is a team portrait of eleven players in uniform, including M. J. Kelly and A. C. Anson. The bottom half of that leaf has a print... See More  

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$157.00
671727

Martin Luther King & the Montgomery bus boycott: found guilty...

Item #671727

March 26, 1956

DAILY WORKER, New York, March 26, 1956 



* Martin Luther King Jr. found guilty

* Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott

* Pushed into the national spotlight




The top of the front page has: "Thousands Here Hail Convicted Alabama Leader" with the text beginning: "Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader of the historic anti-segregation bus boycott in the Montgomery, Ala., struggle, wa... See More  

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$74.00
671726

Martin Luther King & the Montgomery bus boycott trial...

Item #671726

March 20, 1956

DAILY WORKER, New York, March 20, 1956  The top of the front page has: "Voids Charge Against 3 of 93 in Alabama Trial" which begins: "The mass trial of Negro bus boycott leaders began today... Alabama judge Eugene Carter dismissed charges against three defendants, but ordered that individual trials against 90 others get underway at once." The article continues: "Thetf... See More  

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$49.00
671723

Sergeant Alvin C. York's death ...

Item #671723

September 02, 1964

THE PHOENIX GAZETTE, Arizona, Sept. 2, 1964  The bottom of the front page has the 4-column head: "War Hero Alvin York Dies" with 2 photos of him.

Sergeant York was one of the most decorated soldiers of World War I. He received the Medal of Honor for leading an attack on a German machine gun nest, taking at least one machine gun, killing at least 25 enemy soldiers and capturing 132.... See More  

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$55.00
671714

English Channel Lighthouse...

Item #671714

November 29, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 29, 1902  The cover features a full page photo of: "The Beachy Head Lighthouse, Recently Completed" in the English Channel, which contains a related article on an inside page.

Additional coverage, while not shown in the photos, includes: "The American Hemp Industry", "Thirty-Seven-Inch Mills Reflecting Telescope and Spectrograp... See More  

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$24.00
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