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November 10, 1887
GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Nov. 10, 1887
* Jenny Lind death
* Swedish Nightingale
* Opera singer
The top of the front page has: "The Death of Jenny Lind" "A Brief Life Sketch of the World-Famed Songstress" which includes an illustration of her.
Also on the ftpg: "THE FIGHTING INDIANS" "A Brief Skirmish And A Dead Sword-Bearer" "The... See More
December 28, 1872
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 28, 1872
* Andrew Strong killed
* Lowry's War - gang
* Pembroke, North Carolina
Page three has an article on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina.
The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American... See More
May 05, 1880
KANSAS CITY DAILY JOURNA, May 5, 1880
* Alma, Catron County, New Mexico massacre
* Chiricahua Apaches - Indians - Victorio
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "Indian Depredations" "Ranchmen Killed and a Large Flock of Sheep Driven Off" See image for text here.
Complete with 8 pages, light to... See More
November 22, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 22, 1890 (with Supplement containing: "Dinner In The Steerage Of A French Transatlantic Liner", by T. de Thulstrup)
Also included: Full ftpg: 'At the Horse Show, Madison Square Garden'; Fullpg: 'The Day Before Thanksgiving' shows cooks preparing the meal; Doublepage centerfold: 'A Wedding in the Chinese Quarter--Mott St., N.Y.'; Halfpg... See More
August 22, 1874
RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, Virginia, Aug. 22, 1874
* General George Armstrong Custer
* Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition
* Tensions with the Native Americans - Indians
Page 2 has an article with a small one column heading: "General Custar (sic) And The Indians" (see images) A printing flaw slightly affects the text here.
Complete with 4 pages, nice condition.... See More
May 07, 1872
THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 7, 1872
* Francis M. Wishart burial
* Lowry's War - gang
* Pembroke, North Carolina
Page three has an article on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina.
The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of Ameri... See More
June 05, 1873
THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, June 5, 1873
* Modoc Indians War - lava beds
* Captain Jack & Scarface Charley
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The top of the front page has one column headings: "The Modocs" "Captain Jack in Irons--Scar-face Charley Indignant" (see images)
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complet... See More
October 30, 1873
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 30, 1873
* Wayne County Seat War
* Centerville & Richmond Indiana
The front page has an article headed: "Mob Law In Indiana" with subhead. See image for text here.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.
May 21, 1870
(usually offered at a higher price) HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 21, 1870 (includes the Dicken's Supplement)
* Winslow Homer illustration
The most sought after prints within this issue are Winslow Homer's full-page: "Spring Blossoms" and the front-page: "A Spring Scene Near Richmond, Va.", which shows a black man tending his garden. This issue also has the uncommon Di... See More
October 12, 1874
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1874
* Battle of Palo Duro Canyon (1st report)
* Ranald S. Mackenzie vs. Comanches - Kiowas
The front page has an article headed: "The Hostile Indians" "A Sharp And Decisive Blow Struck At The Cheyennes And Others..." See image for text here.
Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice. Should ... See More
July 14, 1891
THE DAILY JOURNAL, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, July 14, 1891 The top of a front page column is headed: "THE NAVAJOS DEFIANT" "They Are on the Rampage & Troops May Have to Be Called Out" "The Chippewas In Revolt" "A Serious State of Affairs at White Earth, Minn., & It is Believe the Presence of Troops Alone Will Prevent a Riot & Possible Massacre".... See More
August 10, 1876
WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Aug. 10, 1876
* Post battle of Little Bighorn (Custer Massacre)
* General Alfred Terry - Sioux Indians War
The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "The Indian War" with subheads. (see) See images for text here shortly after the Custer massacre at the battle of Little Bighorn.
Other news and several interesting advertisements are incl... See More
July 24, 1895
HELENA EVENING HERALD, Montana, July 24, 1895
* Jackson Hole, Wyoming - valley
* Bannock War - Indians - Native Americans
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A FIGHT AT NOON" with subheads. (see) Uncommon publication from the old West.
Complete with 8 pages, light toning and a minor wear at the margins, generally good.... See More
October 14, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY October 14, 1893 Full front page print: "Columbian Exposition - The Grand Arch of the Peristyle." Inside includes a half page: "Columbian Exposition - The Johnson Family Visit the Lapland Village"; halfpg: "Two of Philadelphia's Cricket Clubs"; fullpg: "The Centenary of Williams College" which includes a portrait of "Franklin Car... See More
June 15, 1874
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 15, 1874
* Tribal Chief Cochise death (1st report)
* Chiricahua Apaches - Indians
Page 7 has: "Obituary - Cochise, the Indian Chief" noting in part: "...announces that Cochise, the famous Indian chief, died on Tuesday last in Arizona. He had been sick a long time, and feeling satisfied that he was afflicted by witchcraft, he refused to let the doc... See More
August 30, 1874
NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 30, 1874
* Red River War
* John w. Davidson
* Native Americans - Indians
The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "THE WICHITA AGENCY" "Davidson's Troops Fighting and Acting as Firemen" "A Gallant Charge Against a Hostile Band" "Four Civilians Butchered" and more. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 16 p... See More
February 20, 1874
NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 20, 1874 The front page has: "A Victory For Women - The Supreme Court of Massachusetts Declare Them Eligible For Election to the School Board" with much detail.
Page 3 has: "The Indians - Recapitulation Of Recent Reported Outrages" noting near the beginning: "...that there will be a severe struggle between the Indians and the soldiers...a ... See More
December 09, 1876
CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, Dec. 9, 1876
* President Ulysses S. Grant
* State of the Union Address
Almost all of page 3 is taken up with the: "President's Message" which is the state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion: U.S. Grant.
The lengthy report has many subheads, addressing various issues of the year 1876. There is reference to the Custer Mas... See More
February 21, 1874
INDIANAPOLIS SENTINEL, Indiana, Feb. 21, 1874
* Women and the Temperance movement
* Woman's Christian Temperance Union
* Anti-alcohol crusade in Ohio
The top of the front page has a great & very lengthy report concerning the Woman's Crusade against alcohol in Ohio, a notable event with much web coverage: "The Conquering Crusade - Women War Notes". The article t... See More
July 24, 1885
DAILY JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, July 24, 1885
* General Ulysses S. Grant death w/ portrait print
The entire front page--and continuing on page 4--is great coverage of the death of President Ulysses S. Grant. All columns on all 8 pages have black mourning rules.
The front page begins with a print of him, and heads: "CONQUERED!" "The King of 'Terrors Wins the Wag... See More
October 24, 1894
THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24, 1894
* Bill Cook Gang
The top of page 2 has column heads: "MANY OUTLAWS LOOSE" "The Cook Gang Doing Wholesale Robbery in the West" "Aquia Creek Booty Recovered" plus various subheads. The text takes over a full column. The great article begins: "The latest performance in the grand carnival of crime which is... See More
February 24, 1874
THE INDIANAPOLIS SENTINEL, Indiana, Feb. 24, 1874
* Red River War crisis
* Cheyenne Indians
* Philip Sheridan
The middle of the front page has: "From The Frontier" with subheads: "General Sheridan en Route for Fort Laramie--The Cheyenne's Hesitate Between War & Peace--Hostile Demonstrations in the North--Severe Weather at Cheyenne".
Eight pages, rejoine... See More
August 12, 1874
DAILY EVENING NEWS, Portland, Oregon, Aug. 12, 1874
* Rare publication
* Wild Old West era
An early newspaper from Portland with a wide range of news reports, various tidbits, and a wealth of ads. Page 2 has: "An Indian War" and "General Hardie on the Modoc War" among other items.
Four pages, nice condition.... See More
July 18, 1876
DAILY ARKANSAS GAZETTE, Little Rock, July 18, 1876
* General George Custer massacre
* Battle of the Little Bighorn - Montana
* Chief Sitting Bull - Lakota Indians
* Uncommon Arkansas publication
Page 2 has nearly a full column taken up with an account of the infamous Custer Massacre with heads: "Little Big Horn Massacre" "Another Account of the Slaughter of the Seven... See More
December 07, 1881
THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec. 7, 1881
* Mormons - Mormonism
This is from 15 years before Utah would become a state. Nearly a full page of: "Remarks by Prest. George Q. Cannon". Other items include: "War Incidents - Bravery of General Kane's Bucktails" "Marvelous Adventures of a Legislator Among Indians" "A Desperado Arrested -... See More
October 30, 1878
THE PITTSFIELD SUN, Massachusetts, Oct. 30, 1878
* Berkshire County
* American Indians war era
This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.
Complete with all 8 pages, minor spine wear, generally nice.
October 26, 1889
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, Oct. 26, 1889 The full front page shows: "Dangers of Electric Wires in New York--Western Union Lineman burned to Death in Mid-Air."
A rarity is to find period prints of cowboys, but here is one. An inside page has 3 prints, captioned: "Life Among the Cow-Boys of Indian Territory" with a brief, related article on an inside page.
A very nic... See More
April 09, 1880
WEEKLY ARIZONA DEMOCRAT, Prescott, April 9, 1880
* Very rare old West publication
* Chief Victorio - Apaches Indians
A quite rare title, in fact this may be the first of this title we have ever offered. It lasted but 6 months under this title, this being volume 1 number 12.
The front pager has: "A Big Cattle Drive" and a report concerning the chase of the Apaches under Vict... See More
June 08, 1900
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 8, 1900
* Indian magic - India - fake ?
The top of page 7 has a two column heading: "CURIOUS INDIAN MAGIC QUEER FEATS OF FAKIRS" 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.
Complete with 8 pages, 19 x 14 ... See More
November 21, 1875
ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, (Arizona Territory), Nov. 21, 1875
* Very rare publication
A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona published 37 years before Arizona would become a state.
Among the articles: "Arizona Indian Affairs" "Local Mining Affairs" "Growing 'Cheeky' If Not Rich" "Mohave Items" and more.
Four pag... See More
February 05, 1870
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSDRATED, New York, Feb. 5, 1870 The front page shows: "New York City--Arrival of H. R. H. Prince Arthur of England...".
A full page has 3 prints on: "Across the Continent--A Mormon Farmer & his Family in the Streets of Salt Lake City" and: "Street Scene in Salt Lake City" and: "The First Market, Salt Lake City--Members of Brigham... See More
March 26, 1870
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 26, 1870 The front page shows: "New York--Treatment Of Emigrants At Ward's Island--Women At Dinner."
Among the prints inside are: "Laborers Of A Hand-Car Of The Pacific Railroad, Attacked By Indians" "Bitter Creek Valley--Construction Camp Of The Pacific Railroad In The Foreground" and "Citadel Rock, Gree... See More
July 02, 1870
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 2, 1870
* Chief Red Cloud
* Indians rights
The front page shows: "The Sioux Chief, Red Cloud, in the Great hall of the Cooper Instituted, Surrounded by the Indian Delegation of Braves & Squaws...On the Wrongs Done to His People." There is a related article.
Among prints within: "California Interesting Ceremony M... See More
November 14, 1874
ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), Nov. 14, 1874
* Very rare territorial publication
A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona published 38 years before Arizona would become a state.
Among the articles: "The Indian Question" "Tonto Creek & Basin--Old Ruins" "Pima County Officers" and more.
Four pages, water stai... See More
September 03, 1874
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 3, 1874
* Washington Harrison Donaldson
* Ballooning in New Jersey
* Indians - Native Americans
The front page has a one column heading: "Donaldson's Latest Aerial Voyage" Also another one column heading: "The Frontier Troubles" with subhead. (see) Brief text on both reports.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few tiny margin t... See More
December 25, 1872
THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, December 25, 1872
* Christmas Eve train wreck
* Cross Cut Railroad disaster - Portland, New York
The front page has a one column headings: "The Most Terrible Slaughter of the Year" "Horrible Railroad Casualties" "Two Trains Thrown Over Steep Embankments" and more. 1st report coverage on the Cross-Cut Railroad train disaster... See More
May 07, 1873
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Indiana, May 7, 1873
* Post Colfax massacre - riot
* St. Martinville Parish, Louisiana
* Unrest continues in the State
The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "LOUISIANA" "Progress Of The Civil War" "Picket Firing at St. Martinsville" and more.
Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.... See More
July 11, 1878
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 11 , 1878
* Battle of Birch Creek
* Near Pendleton, Oregon
* Bannock War - Indians
The top of page 5 has one column headings: "HOWARD STRIKES INDIANS" "A Gallant Fight On Butler Creek" and more. (see)
Complete with 8 pages, generally nice.
August 08, 1872
NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 8, 1872
* David Livingstone found
* Henry Morton Stanley
Over two-thirds of page 8 are taken up with a very detailed account of the Livingston/Stanley expedition in Africa. Since the New York Herald financed Stanley's expedition in search of Dr. Livingstone, this newspaper had terrific coverage of the event.
First column heads include: "LIVINGSTONE AND STANLE... See More
October 05, 1871
SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 5, 1871 Very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead.
The front page has a column taken up with: "A Trip in the Mountains" which mentions the town of Julian and many others.
Also on the front page: "Arizona Correspondence--Letter from Tucson--A... See More
July 17, 1897
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, July 17, 1897 Page 8 has: "HEAVIEST LOCOMOTIVE IN THE WORLD - TANK LOCOMOTIVE, INDIAN STATE RAILWAYS".
The front page has: "THE QUEEN'S JUBILEE - ILLUMINATION OF WINDSOR CASTLE ON JUNE 18".
The remainder of the issue has: "INGLIS TRIPLE-EXPANSION PADDLE ENGINES", "SPECIAL DELIVERY CAR TRANSFER STEAMER", &... See More
July 12, 1902
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 12, 1902 The front page has 6 vignettes captioned: "THE FAMOUS OROYA RAILROAD OF PERU, WHICH CLIMBS HIGHER THAN ANY OTHER ON THE GLOBE". Additional related photos and considerable text are also found on inside pages.
Note: As mentioned in the caption above, at the time it was built, the railroad climbed higher than any other in the world. Eventu... See More
January 16, 1879
HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), January 16, 1879
* The Fort Robinson massacre
* Molly Maguire Execution
Several articles on Cheyenne Indians in Fort Robinson incident including: "CHEYENNE HOSTILES" with subhead, "Results of the Chase After the Fugitive Band" and "A Bold Break to Escape Captivity. Several Soldiers and Thirty of the Indians... See More
May 22, 1879
HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), May 22, 1879
* Judge Dundy ruling states Indians can go anywhere
Page 5 lists a telegram stating: "Indians Can go Where They Please", after the Judge Dundy ruling in the Standing Bear v. Crook case. This ruling was: "regarded by the government as a heavy blow to the present Indian system; that if sustained it will prov... See More
March 18, 1880
THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, March 18, 1880 The top of the front page has column heads: "Masked Murderers" "the Jail at Winchester, Illinois, Seized by a Mob" "One of the Prisoners Confined There is Riddled With Bullets" with much detail on the lynching.
Page 2 has: "Indian Affairs - Our On the White River Massacre".
Ten pages, irregular at th... See More
September 05, 1881
THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, Sept. 5, 1881
* Battle of Fort Apache
* Indian massacre ?
* Eugene Asa Carr
The front page has most of a column taken up with what is known as the Battle of Fort Apache, which occurred in eastern Arizona Territory on September 1.
The top of a column is headed: "THE APACHE MASSACRE" "Confirmations of the Disaster To General Carr's Command&q... See More
August 24, 1881
THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, Aug. 24, 1881
* Orange TX Texas
* Lawlessness - lynchings
Top of the front page has column heads: "EIGHT MEN LYNCHED" "Notorious Desperadoes Summarily Disposed Of In Texas" "An Exasperated Community Compelled to Take the Law in Their Own Hands--A Story of Crime and Punishment".
An uncommonly lengthy & very detailed account of... See More
July 11, 1889
FRANKLIN DEMOCRAT, Indiana, July 11, 1889
* Rare title - Franklin County, Indiana
This 4 page newspaper has news of the day and period advertisements.
Complete, a little spine wear, light creasing, generally nice.
March 23, 1878
THE SAN DIEGO UNION, March 23, 1878
* Chief Sitting Bull on the warpath ?
The bottom of the front page has a small one column heading: "The Indian Situation" with subhead. See image for brief text.
Four pages, a little archival mending at the margins, minor wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.... See More
September 18, 1875
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 18, 1875
* Chief Spotted Tail - Agency
* Brulé Lakota Sioux Indians
Page 5 has an article headed: "WOGALAKA TONKA" "Spotted Tails Tepee" and more.
Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.
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