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672498

U.S. breaks relations with Germany in 1917...

Item #672498

February 28, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, February 28, 1917



* United States close to World War I

* President Woodrow Wilson




The front page has a nice banner headline: "NOW UP TO CONGRESS" with many subheads. (see) Coverage on the official break of diplomatic relations between United States and Germany.

Other news day. Complete with 10 pages, light toning, tiny library label (see), g... See More  

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$42.00
671017

1917 East St. Louis race riots...

Item #671017

July 02, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 2, 1917



* East St. Louis, Missouri race riots

* Negroes - lynch mobs




The front page has a banner headline: "Race Riots Renewed Today In East St. Louis" with subhead. Coverage on the East St. Louis race riot which was considered one the worst in U.S. history.

Complete with 14 pages, loose with some wear along the spine, small library label just abo... See More  

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$44.00
670601

The beginning of the U.S. Navy's relationship with San Diego...

Item #670601

May 01, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, May 1, 1917  A terrific and very displayable issue on the founding era of the United States Navy's relationship with San Diego, one which has grown tremendously ever since 1917 to become the home port of the Pacific Fleet, a base composed of 13 piers, with over 24,000 military personnel and over 10,000 civilian workers.  The U.S. Navy remains a... See More  

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670576

Zeppelin air raid over London.....

Item #670576

July 07, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 7, 1917



* German Gotha G.V bombers air attack

* Early World War I - WWI airplanes

* "Baby-Killers"




The front page has a nice banner headline: "RAID ON HEART OF LONDON" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on one of the German bomber raids over London, England during World War I.

Complete with 14 pages, small libra... See More  

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667732

1st ever tank battle... World War I...

Item #667732

November 22, 1917

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., November 22, 1917. 



* Battle of Cambrai, France

* 1st ever major tank battle


* World War I - WWI



The top of the front page has a two column headline: "HINDENBERG LINE IN FRANCE IS SMASHED BY BRITISH TO A DEPTH OF FOUR OR FIVE MILES" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on what is considered the first successful tank battle which occurred du... See More  

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666414

U.S. breaks relations with Germany in 1917...

Item #666414

March 02, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, March 2, 1917



* United States close to World War I

* President Woodrow Wilson




The front page has a nice banner headline: "AMERICA IS SOLIDIFIED" with many subheads and related illustration. (see) Coverage on the official break of diplomatic relations between United States and Germany.

Other news day. Complete with 12 pages, light toning, tin... See More  

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664780

Baltimore, Maryland riot in 1917...

Item #664780

April 02, 1917

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1917 The front page has one column headings: "Riot At Baltimore Ends Peace Meeting" "Great Crowd Invades Hall Where Jordan is Speaking--Banker and Others Clubbed" (see photos). Sad to see the ongoing racial-strife that has pervaded Baltimore's landscape for over 100 years. Nice to have this timely report on the front page.



This issue is compl... See More  

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$68.00
660997

The funeral of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody...

Item #660997

January 15, 1917

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Jan. 15, 1917 



* Buffalo Bill death

* William Cody




The top of the first column on the front page features a  report headed: "PAY HOMAGE TO THE MEMORY OF 'BUFFALO BILL'" with subheads "Thousands of Persons, of Every Station and Walk of Life, Men, Women and Children View Body" "Lies in State in Capitol" and "... See More  

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657741
Item #657741

June 28, 1917

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, June 28, 1917  The front cover is of a famous "The American Red Cross" with "Humanity" and "Philanthrophy" being stated at the bottom of images. Inside the issue is an article pertaining to the Red Cross as well as various articles and photos pertaining to World War I and various advertisements of the day.

Complete i... See More  

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$95.00
654979

SS California torpedoed... WWI German submarine...

Item #654979

February 08, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, February 8, 1917



* SS California sunk

* German submarine attack

* World War I tensions rise




The front page has a nice banner headline: "CALIFORNIA SUNK WITHOUT WARNING; SENATE ENDORSES ACTION OF WILSON" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Twelve pages, light toning and minor wear art the margins, small library label within subheads (see)... See More  

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$54.00
647299

Unusually nice issue on the death of 'Buffalo Bill' Cody...

Item #647299

January 10, 1917

MILWAUKEE DAILY NEWS, Wisconsin, Jan. 10, 1917



* Buffalo Bill death

* William Cody




This issue has one of the better reports on the death of Buffalo Bill Cody, as other reports we've encountered tend to be related to an inside pages with small reports. This is in the center of the front page with a very nice graphic, and mention of him in the banner headline: "...'BUFFALO BILL&... See More  

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$178.00
646913

Prohibition in America...

Item #646913

December 19, 1917

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 19 1917



* America prohibition adopted

* House approves with vote



The front page has a one column heading: "PROHIBITION ISSUE NOW UP TO STATES" with subhead. (see) This is coverage on prohibition being adopted United States law. It would come in effect in January of 1919. Nice to have in this title which probably had pro-prohibition l... See More  

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$52.00
646268

Full year of "The Fatherland"...

Item #646268

January 03, 1917

THE FATHERLAND, or VIERECK'S AMERICAN WEEKLY, New York. A bound volume of 52 issues for the year 1917. Begun as "The Fatherland" this was a World War I era weekly by poet, writer, and noted propagandist George Sylvester Viereck advocating "Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary". Viereck outspokenly supported the German cause at the outset of World War I, and his poetry ... See More  
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$160.00
645194

Color cover... German submarine "Deutschland"...

Item #645194

February 10, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  February 10, 1917  The colored cover is entitled "Aboard the Merchant Submarine 'Deutschland'" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Facts About the Panama Canal"; "Where Science Joins Hands with Art - The Modern Taxidermy as Revealed in San Francisco's Great New Museum"; and more articles, illustrati... See More  

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635617

Quebec Bridge...

Item #635617

September 29, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 29, 1917  The color-cover front has a caption "Camouflage Robes Worn by the Crew of a French Anti-Aircraft Cannon" with an accompanying article inside. Inside the issue is: "Building the Quebec Bridge"; "The Submarine Problem -- XVI"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in twenty pages and in ver... See More  

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$39.00
633881

Color cover...

Item #633881

September 22, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  September 22, 1917  The colored cover is entitled "Salved Vessel Crashing Through the Bulkhead Erected to Keep Out the Surf" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "German's Gotha Battleplane and its Machine-gun Tunnel"; "Fighting with Axe and Saw"; "The Submarine Problem - XV"; and more articles, ill... See More  

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$40.00
633630

Rare crudely printed "newspaper" from Russia during the Revolution...

Item #633630

April 18, 1917

PRIVATE NEWS LETTER, Petrograd (St. Petersburg, Russia), April 18, 1917 



* Russian Revolution of 1917



Noted under the title is "(Translations from Russian papers)". This is a very rare "newspaper", typewriter-set on four individual sheets, reproduced on a mimeograph machine.

Keep in mind that this was near the beginning of the Russian Revolution. A few years earlier... See More  

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$275.00
606876

East St. Louis race riots...

Item #606876

July 04, 1917

THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 4, 1917



* East St. Louis, Missouri race riots

* Negroes - lynch mobs




The front page has one column headlines: "13 COMPANIES OF MILITIA  ON DUTY IN EAST ST. LOUIS", "Death List of Negroes Killed by Mobs Totals Twenty-Eight; 310 Homes Burned", "75 Persons Were Injured" and more. This is coverage on the East ... See More  

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$29.00
600629

World War I... Twenty-Five issues...

Item #600629
A 25 issue lot of authentic newspapers from World War I, dated from May, 1917 through November, 1918. All are complete and are typically pulpish/fragile - as is the norm for the period. Please note the S&H cost, as this lot will be quite heavy.

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

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$125.00
599927

Shepherdsville train wreck...

Item #599927

December 21, 1917

THE WILMINGTON STAR, North Carolina, December 21, 1917 



* Shepherdsville train wreck 



The front page has a two column headline: "Thirty-Eight Killed In Louisville & Nashville Wreck; 39 Others Injured". 1st report coverage on the Louisville and Nashville railroad train wreck at Shepherdsville, Kentucky.



Other news and various advertisements of the day throughout. Co... See More  

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$36.00
599434

Chicago White Sox baseball World Series...

Item #599434

October 12, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, October 12, 1917



* Chicago White Sox - World Series

* Pre-Black Sox scandal

* Game 4




The front page has two column headlines: "GIANTS TIE UP WORLD'S SERIES", "Second Shut-out Makes Count Two All", "Schupp, Once Beaten, Now Conqueror" with subheads and box scores. Much more in the spor... See More  

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$36.00
598255

Pitcher Babe Ruth vs. New York Yankees...

Item #598255

April 12, 1917

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, April 12, 1917 



* Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees (opening day) 

* Babe Ruth pitches against the Yanks 

* 3-hitter and win
 



The sport's section (11) has a small item under "American League" with tiny heading: "Champs Romp on New York" and "Red Sox Swamp Yankees in Opener". This was the opening day ... See More  

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$30.00
596922

1917 Mattoon IL tornado outbreak....

Item #596922

May 27, 1917

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, May 27, 1917 



* Mattoon Illinois tornado outbreak 

* Nice headline for display
 



The front page has a nice banner headline: "OVER 100 DEAD AND 2,000 HOMELESS"



with subheads that include: "Spring Tornadoes Devastate Towns In Central West" "Mattoon Almost Wiped From Face Of Earth" (see photos)



Other news, sports and a... See More  

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$34.00
589811

Frank Gotch pro wrestler title win in 1917...

Item #589811

December 17, 1917

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, December 17, 1917



* Frank Gotch death

* Early professional wrestler




This 12 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 10: "FRANK A. GOTCH DIES OF URAEMIC POISONING", "The Retired Champion Heavyweight Wrestler Ill for Two Years". See photos for 1st report coverage on the death Frank Gotch, former heavyweight champion of th... See More  

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589798

Mattoon IL tornado outbreak....

Item #589798

May 27, 1917

THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 27, 1917



* Mattoon, IL tornado outbreak



This 16 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "MORE THAN HUNDRED LIVES ARE LOST IN TORNADOES THAT HIT PARTS OF KANSAS AND ILLINOIS" with subheads (see photos). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning with little margin wear and tear, otherwise g... See More  

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$29.00
588963

Fall of Baghdad in 1917...

Item #588963

March 12, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 12, 1917



* Fall of Baghdad in 1917

* Newcastle, IN tornado




This 12 page newspaper has three column headlines on the front page that include: "BRITISH CAPTURE BAGDAD", "Chief Turkish City of Mesopotamia" and more with subheads. 1st report coverage on the capture of Baghdad, Iraq by British forces during World War... See More  

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$42.00
588624

Hastings mine explosion....

Item #588624

April 28, 1917

THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 28, 1917



* Hastings CO coal dust explosion disaster (1st report)



This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on page 2 that include: "EXPLOSION ENTOMBS 125 PERSONS IN MINE" and more (see photos). 1st report coverage on the Victor American Hastings Mine Disaster.



Other news of the day. Light browning, some margin wear and tea... See More  

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$30.00
585597

The arrest of Christy Mathewson...

Item #585597

August 21, 1917

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1917



* Christy Mathewson arrested

* Sunday blue law violated

* Baseball - John McGraw




This 20 page newspaper has one column headings on page 3: "M'Graw And 'Matty' Summoned To Court", "Police Charge Sunday Benefit Game for 69th Was Part of National League Schedule". See photo for brief coverage on the arrest of Christy Mathewso... See More  

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$45.00
584350

Chicago White Sox 1917 baseball World Series...

Item #584350

October 11, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, October 11, 1917



* New York Giants vs. Chicago White Sox

* World Series - Major league baseball MLB

* Pre Black Sox scandal




This 18 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "NEW YORK WINS THE THIRD GAME", "Benton and Robertson Share Honors" and more with the subheads, photo and box scores... See More  

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$38.00
584023

Russia proclaimed a Republic...

Item #584023

September 17, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, September 17, 1917



* Alexander Kerensky

* Russia proclaimed a republic

* Petrograd Soviet




This 12 page newspaper has three column headlines  on the front page: "PROCLAIMS RUSSIA A REPUBLIC", "Provisional Government Issues Decree", "SAYS REBELLION HAS BEEN QUELLED" and more (see photos). 1st report covera... See More  

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$32.00
584002

1917 Milwaukee Police Dept. explosion....

Item #584002

November 25, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, November 25, 1917



* Milwaukee Police Department

* 1917 bombing (1st report)




This 30+ page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "BOMB EXPLOSION KILLS TEN" and "Milwaukee Police Staff Members Hurt and Several Missing After Disaster at Central Station". See photos for 1st report coverage of the Milwaukee P... See More  

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$37.00
583991

HMS Vanguard (1909) explosion...

Item #583991

July 14, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 14, 1917



* HMS Vanguard (1909) explosion disaster

* British battleship - Royal navy

* World War I - WWI




This 16 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "BRITISH BATTLESHIP LOST" and "Dreadnought Vanguard Blows Up While at Anchor and Only Two of Those on Board Survive".



1st report coverage of ... See More  

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583986

Alexander Kerensky becomes Prime Minister....

Item #583986

July 24, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 24, 1917



* Alexander Kerensky

* Russian Prime Minister




This 16 page newspaper has three column headlines on the front page: "KERENSKY BECOMES DICTATOR", "To Meet Menace of Russian Debacle", "UNLIMITED POWER FOR GOVERNMENT" with subheads (see photos). 1st report coverage on Alexander Kerensky becoming the ... See More  

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583985

Chester PA race riot in 1917....

Item #583985

July 28, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 28, 1917



* Race riots in Chester PA

* Mob - Negroes




This 16 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "MOB BEATS NEGRO", "ANOTHER NEAR DEATH",  "Riots In Chester, PA.", "Authorities Are Taken by Surprise in Night Attack by Several Thousands", and more. See phot... See More  

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$34.00
583978

Bisbee deportation Arizona...

Item #583978

July 13, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 13, 1917



* The Bisbee deportation (1sqt report)

* Striking mine workers - vigilantes




This 16 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "I.W.W. DEPORTATION AT BISBEE, ARIZ.", "Military Censorship On--Authorities Alert From Mexico to Canada--Disturbers Demand Higher Wages". This is 1st report coverag... See More  

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$38.00
583803

Munition factory explosion in Eddystone, PA...

Item #583803

April 11, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield,  Massachusetts, April 11, 1917



* Eddystone PA Pennsylvania

* Munition factory explosion




This 18 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "EXPLOSION KILLS OVER 100", "Mostly Women and Girls", "Accident In Big Munitions Plant" with subheads (see photos).



Other news of the day. Light browning with a li... See More  

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$32.00
583754

1917 German U-Boats Unleashed....

Item #583754

February 01, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, February 1, 1917



* Germany announces unrestricted submarine warfare

* U-Boats - World War I - WWI - America tensions




This 16 page newspaper has four column headlines on the front page: "SUBMARINES UNLEASHED BY GERMANY", "Unrestricted War on Ships Will Begin To-Day" and "BERLIN SENDS A WARNING TO UNITED STAT
... See More  

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$46.00
583747

Munitions explosion at Silvertown...

Item #583747

January 21, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, January 21, 1917



* Silvertown, West Ham, Essex, London

* Munitions factory explosion disaster




This 30+ page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "PLANT WIPED OUT", "BRITISH EXPLOSION", "Fifty Or Sixty Dead" and more (see photos). 1st report coverage on the Silvertown Explosion in ... See More  

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$47.00
583067

Andale Kansas tornado outbreak of 1917...

Item #583067

May 26, 1917

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, May 26, 1917



* Andale, Kansas tornado outbreak



This 14 page newspaper has one column headlines at the bottom of the front page:



"30 PERSONS KILLED IN KANSAS STORM", "Two Counties Ravaged by Series of Tornadoes--Property Damage Runs Into Thousands of Dollars". See photo for brief text here.



Other news of the day including various ad... See More  

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581921

1917 Mattoon IL tornado outbreak....

Item #581921

March 12, 1917

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, March 12, 1917



* New Castle IN Indiana tornado

* Nice headline for display




This 8 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "OVER 200 KILLED AND 200 HURT IN TORNADO"

with subheads (see images).



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning with little margin wear and tear, otherwise good. Should ... See More  

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$37.00
581918

Mattoon IL tornado outbreak....

Item #581918

May 28, 1917

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



* Mattoon IL tornado outbreak

* Nice headline for display




This 10 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "OVER 200 DEAD, 1000 HURT, LOSS $5,000,000" with subheads (see photos).



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning with little margin wear and tear, otherwise good. Should be... See More  

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562270

German Reichstag political crisis...

Item #562270

July 14, 1917

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, July 14, 1917 



* German Reichstag political crisis 

* Going on strike 



This 14 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "GERMAN REICHSTAG GOES ON STRIKE" with subheads. (see) Tells of the German political crisis.



Other news of the day. Usual browning with little margin, otherwise good.... See More  

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$23.00
560476

Houston Riot of 1917...

Item #560476

August 26, 1917

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, August 26, 1917 



* Houston Riot of 1917 

* 3rd Battalion of the 24th United States Infantry 

* Negro soldiers 



This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 2 that include: "NEGROES ARE GONE HOUSTON IS QUIET" "Grand Jury Returns Murder Indictments Against 40 Members of 24th Infrantry" and more. (s... See More  

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$30.00
559143
Item #559143

January 16, 1917

NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, January 16, 1917



The front page has a 3 line, 1 column header: Baseball Players to Join Ranks of Organized Labor" with subheader: "Application for A.F. of L. Charter Made by Player's Fraternity Through Fultz", "Gompers Favors Strike", "Declares Support will Be Given to Baseball Men to Improve Conditions", and "League Heads Sk... See More  

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$35.00
548058

General Electric Company print...

Item #548058

January 27, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 27, 1917 (Print only)



This single page features the advertisement from the back of the original issue and is for "General Electric Company" of Schenectady, New York. Within the GE symbol are several scenes of how electricity is being used and also how it is used at mealtime.



The page measures approximately 10.75" x 15" and is in nice... See More  

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$12.00
548057

Patterson's Tuxedo Tobacco print...

Item #548057

January 27, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 27, 1917 (Print only)



This single page features a three-quarter page advertisement for "Patterson's Tuxedo Tobacco".



The page measures approximately 10.75" x 15" and is in nice condition.

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548056

Oxy-Acetylene Torch print...

Item #548056

January 27, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 27, 1917 (Print only)



This single page illustration is entitled "Cutting Steel Under Water With The Oxy-Acetylene Torch".



The page measures approximately 10.75" x 15" and is in nice condition however it does contain a library ink stamp in the top margin (see photo for details).

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$12.00
548055

Auto Ad...

Item #548055

January 20, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 20, 1917 (Print only)



This single page features a half-page advertisement for "Mitchell Motors Company".



The page measures approximately 10.75" x 15" and is in nice condition.

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$12.00
548053

Scientific American illustration...

Item #548053

January 20, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 20, 1917 (Print only)



This single page illustration is entitled "A Phase of the Ice Harvest: Guiding the Cakes of Ice into the Scoring Saws".



The page measures approximately 10.75" x 15" and is in nice condition however it does contain a library ink stamp in the top margin (see photo for details).... See More  

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$12.00
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