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May 12, 1873
NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1873
* Bloody Benders
* Cherry Vale, Kansas
* Corpses discovered
The front page has first report coverage of the "Bloody Benders" with the discovery of their victims.
Small one column headings read: "A Murderers' Den" "Eight Mangled Bodies Unearthed in the Cellar of a Deserted Cabin in Kansas" A very early report on the disco... See More
August 09, 1904
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 9, 1904
* Eden train wreck - Colorado
* Missouri Pacific Railroad
* Flash flood bridge disaster
The top of the front page has a two column headline: "SEARCH FOR BODIES WENT ON ALL NIGHT" 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
May 29, 1875
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 29, 1875
* Precious Blood Church fire disaster
* Holyoke, Massachusetts
The top of the front page has one column headings: "HOLYOKE'S HORROR" "Further Particulars of the Fire" "Searching For Dead Bodies" and more. (see)
Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.
June 08, 1878
THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 8, 1878 The front page has: "The Indian Outbreak" "Latest News from Idaho--Col. Bernard in the Field in Pursuit of Hostile Indians".
The report notes in part: "...Five men scouting up the Braneau Valley found...settlers gathered at Robinson's ranch...valley had been raided by Indians...Colonel Bernard with sixty cavalry are ... See More
May 05, 1873
THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 5, 1873
* Dixon, Illinois
* Truesdell Bridge collapse
* Baptism ceremony disaster
The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "FEARFUL LOSS OF LIFE" "A Bridge Over Rock River, Illinois, Falls with Two Hundred Persons" "Wild And Terrible Scene" "Fifty-one Dead Bodies Taken from the Stream" and more and partial list... See More
July 10, 1876
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1876
* Jesse James Gang... Younger Brothers
* Otterville, Missouri Train robbery
The front page has: "The Missouri Railroad Robbers" with subheads: "Bodies of Men in Pursuit of the Outlaws--Their Capture Hourly Expected--The Adams Express Company's Loss" with some details, and closing with: "...There is reason to believe that t... See More
September 12, 1900
THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Bethlehem, PA, September 12, 1900.
* Galveston Hurricane storm flood (historic)
* Original reporting
* Deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history
This newspaper is complete in eight pages with two column headlines on front page that include:
* BODIES OF THE DEAD A MENACE TO THE LIVING IN GALVESTON
* The Latest News From the Stricken City as Sensational as it... See More
October 12, 1871
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 12, 1871
* The Great Chicago Fire disaster
* Brigham Young arrested for Polygamy
Page 5 begins with over a half column of heads on the Chicago Fire including: "CHICAGO" "Solacing the Afterpangs of the Sufferers by the Fire" "Ninety Bodies Already Found in the Ruins" "Martial Law In Chicago" "Exodus of Those Who Have Fr... See More
August 01, 1871
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 1, 1871
* Westfield II boiler explosion disaster
* Staten Island ferryboat
The front page has an article headed: "THE EXPLOSION" "Further Details of the Dreadful Catastrophe" "The Full Extent of the Disaster Developing Itself" "More Dead Bodies Recovered" "Heart-rending Scenes a the Ferry and Hospitals" and more. ... See More
September 03, 1880
EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, September 3, 1880
* SS City of Vera Cruz
* Hurricane and sinking disaster (1st report)
Page 3 has an article headed: "The Lost Vera Cruz" "Bodies Washed Ashore--Fears That All On Board Perished..."
Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, good condition.... See More
June 01, 1879
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 1, 1879
* Lee's Summit, Missouri
* Tornadoes outbreak - disaster
* Irving, Kansas
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 4 has an article headed: "HORRIBLE HAVOC" "The Wind Manifesting Its Wrath Out West" "Death and Desolation Visible on Every Hand" "Men, Women and Chi... See More
December 07, 1881
DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, Dec. 7, 1881
* President Chester A. Arthur
* State of the Union Address
Pages 2 and 3 containing the complete printing of President Chester Arthur's annual state-of-the-union address, headed: "THE MESSAGE" with other heads: "A Satisfactory Document, Especially in Length" "A Death-Like Silence About Republican Factions&qu... See More
April 05, 1873
THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 5, 1873 The top of the first column has a report on the sinking of the steamship Atlantic with heads: "THE ATLANTIC DISASTER" "Captain Williams's Explanation-His Visit to the Wreck--Bodies Robbed but Not Mutilated.." and more. The report takes over two columns.
Page 11 has an interesting advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" at ... See More
April 12, 1873
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1873
* RMS Atlantic wreck
* Brigham Young
The front page has: "THE ATLANTIC" "Valuables Found on the Bodies of Victims, and Now in the Hands of Magistrates", as well as: "Utah" "Brigham Young Going to Arizona--A Cook Shot by a Desperado" beginning: "It is known that Brigham Young will resign the Presidency of ... See More
June 03, 1889
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, June 4, 1889 This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "Added Horrors", "Latest Particulars of the Great Flood at Johnstown.", "As Yet the Death List shows No Diminution.", "Two Thousand Two Hundred Bodies Recovered", "Names of Such of These As have Been Identified&quo... See More
December 11, 1874
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1874
* Vicksburg, Mississippi massacre
* Assassination of Negroes
The front page has small one column headings on the front page: "The Vicksburg Troubles", "All Quiet In The City--Burial Of Bodies...", "Gov. Ames' Proclamation--The Slaughter Of Negroes", "The 'War' Over--The Colored Sheriff S... See More
May 27, 1881
CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, May 27, 1881
* Excursion steamer Victoria disaster
* London, Ontario, Canada
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "GHASTLY", "The Work of Recovering the Dead", "From Under the Wreck of the Victoria", "238 Bodies So Far Taken Out" and more. Cove... See More
September 02, 1871
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, September 2, 1871 Halfpage illustration inside: "Suffocation Of A Score Of Men And Boys In The Eagle Shaft, Pittston, (Pa.)--Bringing Up The Bodies." And a report on another page: "The Colliery Disaster." Almost a halfpage: "Washington Territory--View Of Kalama, On The Columbia River, Western Terminus Of The Northern Pacific Railroad", ... See More
April 05, 1873
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 5, 1873 The top of the ftpg. has a report on the sinking of the steamship Atlantic with heads: "THE WRECKED STEAMER" "One Hundred & Sixty Bodies Washed Up--Mother and Child--Inhuman Stowaways" with the coverage taking three columns.
Page 11 has an interesting advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" at which are appearing: &... See More
June 06, 1892
DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania PA June 6, 1892
* Oil City Pennsylvania
* Titusville PA
* Oil Creek Disaster (1st report)
This 4 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 2 that include:
* FIRE FOLLOWS FLOOD
* A Veritable Reign of Terror in the Oil Creek Valley
* More Than One Hundred Lives Reported Lost
* Burning Oil On The Flood Top
* Terror Stricken Titusville
Tells... See More
December 23, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1905 Front page illustration "Uncle Sam's Christmas Dream" by W. A. Rogers; The Reign of Terror in Odessa; Mutiny of the Russian Sailors at Cronstadt; The Indian Tour of the Prince and Princess of Wales; The Spirit of Football at West Point; The Disaster to the British Steamship "Hilda," in Which Nearly a Hundred Lives Were Lost; ... See More
December 02, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 2, 1905
August 26, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 26, 1905
September 24, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1904
June 25, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1904
December 12, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 12, 1903 Front page illustration "The Golden Pool; Doublepage illustration "Christmas in the Navy"; "The Race is not always to the Swift" by W. Granville Smith; "Too Much Santa Claus" by W. T. Smedley; Doublepage illustration "New the Other Half Dines on Christmas Day" by T. de Thulstrup; "An Em... See More
July 18, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1903
April 25, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1903
August 09, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1902 Frontpage photo Americans of To-Morrow, Arthur Brisbane; fullpage photos The President at Seagirt; fullpage photos The Great Event of the American Yachtsman's Season; fullpage photo Mrs. Robert J. Collier; fullpage illustration "The New Ships of Our Navy"; fullpage photos The International Lawn-Tennis Championship; fullpage illustrat... See More
February 15, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1902 Frontpage illustration "Snow-Bound" by Vosburgh; doublepage photos of The New Home of the Society of the Lying-In Hospital; fullpage photo The Donor and Trustees of the Carnegie University; fullpage illustration "A Visit to the Studio"; The Higher Education of the Horse with photos; fullpage photo A Royal Mother; fullpage &q... See More
July 06, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1901 The Sad Story of Philadelphia; The Disaster in West Virginia; doublepage centerfold "Trout-Fishing in the North Woods" by Frost; The Woman's National Tennis Championship at Philadelphia; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
October 20, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 20, 1900 Mr. Bryan's Confession of Defeat and some of his Fallacies; The Advance on Peking; Tientsin To-Day; doublepage centerfold "A Providential Encounter" by Stevens; Sixth Open Golf Championship of the United States; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
April 28, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1877 Full front page illus. of "The Late Rev. Dr. W. A. Muhlenberg." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "Feeding the Hungry - Holy Trinity Church, Madison Avenue, New York." Full pg. Nast illus. entitled "In Memoriam - Our Civil Service As It Was." 2/3 of a doublepage centerfold of "The Evening of Life - Sce... See More
October 16, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 16, 1886 Full front pg. Nast illus. entitled "Oh! Chestnuts!" Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Baltimore." Six small portraits of men who are candidates for governor of different states. doublepage centerfold of: "Painting the Town Red." Full pg. illus. of "The St. Louis Exposition-Procession of the "Veiled Prophet... See More
February 04, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 4, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Havana - 10th U.S. Cavalry Quelling a Tumult Aroused by the Display of the Spanish Flag on a Business House." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "One of Four Decorative Panels for the Joan of Arc Memorial Church at Domremy."
Three large illus. pertaining to "Before and Behind China's Throne.&q... See More
May 11, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY May 11, 1889. Not included are the two 4-page foldouts which are rarely present. Request a quote if wanted.
Front full pg. illus. of "The Centennial Celebration - President Harrison Landing at the Foot of Wall Street, Monday, April 29." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "President Harrison Reviewing the G. A. R. Parade in Front of Governor Green's Hous... See More
June 18, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1892 Nice full front page illustration of: 'Pres. Benjamin Harrison, Rep. Candidate for Re-election'. Inside has several scenes from the Minneapolis Convention. Nice double page centerfold: 'The Oil Creek Valley Disaster' with many scenes of the flooding & fire at Oil City & Titusville.
May 28, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28,1892 Front full pg. illus. of "An Alarm of Fire at the Naval Academy, Annapolis." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late James Ripley Osgood." Small portrait of "The Rev. George D. Boardman." Full pg. illus. "Camp Echoes." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Night on Lake Nicaragua."
Several illus. pertaining to the s... See More
April 15, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 15, 1899 Nice full ftpg. showing a 'Rocky Mountain Sheep Hunting' scene. Nice fullpg. golf print by A.B. Frost: 'Winter Golf--Play the Like In Four' shows several golfers. Great doublepage centerfold: 'Trout Fishing in a Penna. Stream'. Halfpg. bicycle print, and a fullpg. re. the war in Manila.
Other news and advertisements of th... See More
May 13, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1882 Very nice full ftpg. illustration of "Ralph Waldo Emerson". 1/2 page print: "The Funeral of Emerson". Another 1/2 page print: "The New State, Army, and Navy Building, Washington, D.C." There is a full page with 7 prints of: "The Excavations at Pompeii". Full page with 5 prints: "The Arctic Tragedy".... See More
February 02, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 2, 1889 The full front page is an illustration by Remington of "Hunting the Prong Horn Antelope in California." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Hon. W. D. Washburn, the Newly Elected United States Senator from Minnesota"; a half page of "Destruction of a Derelict by a United States Naval Cruiser." The doublepage centerfold is: &quo... See More
June 30, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 30, 1877 Full ftpg. by Nast. Halfpg: 'Camel Train in Nevada'. Doublepage centerfold by Nast: 'Britannia Lionizing Our Modern Ulysses'. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Destructive Tornado-Devastation at Mt. Carmel, Illinois'
January 14, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 14, 1882 Very nice fullpg. of numismatic interest: 'The U.S. Assay-Office, Wall St., New York' shows 6 scenes. Full ftpg. Th. Nast print re. industry in the South. Fullpg: 'The Electric Light in Madison Square, N.Y.' 1/4 pg. illus. of 'Oscar Wilde' plus an article on him.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Co... See More
June 03, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 3, 1899 Nice full ftpg. by Remington shows: "Gen. Henry Lawton, U.S.V." on horseback in Manila. There is a full page of photos on "Washington--The National Peace Jubilee on May 23, 24 and 25" and a full page on "The Philippines--At the Front During the Advance on Aguinaldo's Forces". There is a page with 4 prints of "... See More
November 26, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 26, 1898 Full ftpg: 'Triumphal Parade of Insurgent Troops in Manila'. Much text with 7 photos of 'The 2nd Zionist Congress'. Two full pgs. with 8 photos of 'Pope Leo XIII'. Fullpg. with 8 photos of 'Puerto Rico'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages.
October 06, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 6, 1877 Fullpg: 'The Twelve Apostles of the Mormon Church' shows all of them, including Joseph Smith & Brigham Young, Jr. Fullpg: 'Pres. Hayes at Louisville, Ky.' & 'The Boston Army & Navy Monument' shows four scenes of its dedication.
September 15, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 15, 1894 Fullpg. of 6 photos: 'New Union Station at St. Louis'. Fullpg. of 6 illus: 'Around San Francisco Bay' is nice. 2 fullpgs. with many photos of: 'The Disastrous Forest Fires in Minnesota' (Hinckley)
Complete issue.... See More
January 21, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 21, 1882 Front full pg. portrait of "Daniel Webster." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late Richard H. Dana" and "The Late Hon. Edwin W. Stoughton." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Ruins of Havemeyer & Elder's Sugar Refinery, Williamsburg, Long Island." 1/2 pg. Nast illus. of "Innocence Abroad." Full ... See More
August 04, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 4, 1894 Halfpg: 'Lugger Camp at Biloxi, Miss.' Fullpg. with 10 photos of: 'Scenes in Korea'. Fullpg. has a nice: 'Model Lemon Ranch in Southern California' with 6 scenes. Fullpg. with 10 photos of: 'Unwholesome Environs of Brooklyn--Views on Newtown Creek' 'A Model State Camp' has 6 military scenes.
Complete issue.... See More
March 01, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1884 Front page print: "Help! Help!" by Thomas Nast. Fullpg print: "The Oyster War in Chesapeake Bay" which shows 5 scenes & "The Arctic Tragedy--Last Honors To the Dead Heroes" which shows 2 scenes. The double page centerfold has 10 scenes: "The Great Floods In The West--Scenes And Incidents Of The Disaster At Ci... See More
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