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July 16, 1912
SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Mass., July 16, 1912
* Jim Thorpe - Carlisle Indians star athlete
* 1912 Summer Olympic games - decathlon
The top of the front page has one column headings regarding the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm: "Uncle Sam Leads All" "Track Games At An End" "Thorp Great All-Round Man" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2.... See More
October 14, 1982
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 14, 1982
* Jim Thorpe Olympic medals reinstatement
* Indian athlete from Carlisle, Pennsylvania
The front page has a one column heading: "Final Triumph Was 69 Years in the Making" with lead-in: "Jim Thorpe Ruling" and photo. First report coverage on the IOC reinstating Thorpe posthumously.
Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, nice conditi... See More
April 10, 1918
EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 10, 1918
* American athlete Jim Thorpe photo
* Carlisle Indians football fame
* Tries out New York Giants baseball
Page 11 has a two column photo of Jim Thorpe with heading: "Jim Thorpe Sure Is a Persevering Guy" with text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that... See More
October 12, 1878
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1878 The full ftpg. is a political cartoon showing Ben Butler. Among the prints within are: "Mauch Chunk, Pa." "Pennsylvania--An Autumn View of Mauch Chunk, the 'Switzerland of America' & its Attractions". This town would be re-named "Jim Thorpe". The doublepg. centerfold is a group of 9 prints of: &... See More
August 20, 1912
VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, August 20, 1912 Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredible athletic prowess was discovered by "Pop" Warner, one of the most influential coaches in early football histor... See More
July 09, 1912
VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1912
* Jim Thorpe wins Olympic gold medal
* Pentathlon - Stockholm Summer Olympic
* Best publication to be had (very rare)
Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredi... See More
July 07, 1912
NEW YORK TIMES, a collection of eleven consecutive issues dating July 7 thru 17, 1912, each with front page and/or inside page reporting from the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden, with some fine coverage. This was the event at which Jim Thorpe distinguished himself, with various mentions of him in the coverage.
See the photos for more detail on each of the issues.
All eleven issues are co... See More
July 15, 1912
EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 15, 1912
* Jim Thorpe wins Olympic decathlon
* Carlisle Indian School star athlete
The front page has a one column headings that include: "Final Day Of The Athletic Program" "....American Winner of Decathlon" and more. (see) Coverage continues on page 2 a small heading: "Thorp Wins Decathlon". (see) Surprisingly this issue... See More
July 19, 1849
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 19, 1849 The first page carries a report "Fire at Mauch Chunk, (PA.)" (now known as Jim Thorpe. "We have received information of the occurrence of an awful conflagration in our sister town of Mauch Chunck on Sunday. All the business portion of that flourishing borough is in ruins. The loss is estimate at $150,000...".
Comple... See More
"A Street Car Named Desire" (pre-debut ad)... Sugar Ray Robinson, Yogi Berra, Joe Louis and others...
September 17, 1951
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 17, 1951
* Pre-release date ad for "A Street Car Named Desire"
* Sugar Ray Robinson, Yogi Berra, Joe DiMaggio, Allie Reynolds and Joe Louis
Pg. 17 has: Pre-release date ad for "A Street Car Named Desire" and other great movie ads including "Jim Thorpe". Pg. 25 has: A picture with Sugar Ray Robinson, Yo... See More
January 28, 1913
FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Jan. 28, 1913
* Jim Thorpe has to return his Olympic trophies
* Indian athlete from Carlisle, Pennsylvania
The sports page has an article: "Thorpe A Professional" (inking problem causes loss of some letters: see) "Hero of Olympics Musty Return Trophies He Won at Stockholm" with the articles noting the details (see).
Eight p... See More
July 08, 1912
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, July 8 and 16, 1912
* Jim Thorpe shines at Olympics
* Carlisle Indian School star athlete
A pair of issues with the top of the last column of each heads on noted athlete Jim Thorpe winning his two gold medals at the Stockholm Olympics for the decathlon and pentathlon. See the photos for the headlines. Each report carries over to page 3.
Thorpe w... See More
January 22, 1915
THE NEW REPUBLIC, Westerville, Ohio, January 22, 1915 An interesting Prohibition newspaper from early in the 20th century. The content within these four pages has an overwhelming bias against the sale of alcohol in all forms. The ftpg. has: "Alabama 15th Dry State" & "Struggle Is On in Washington to Banish Bar", with more inside.
In additional to prohibition articles... See More
July 18, 1849
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, July 18, 1849
* The Great Mauch Chunk (Jim Thorpe) fire
The front page has an article headed: "Destructive Fire In Mauch Chunk" which devastated this small town, noting in part: "...very destructive & calamitous fire broke out in Mauch Chunk...in the most flourishing & business portion of the town...At least thirty houses...have been reduced to ... See More
November 07, 1915
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, November 7, 1915
* Harvard Crimson college football
* Captain Eddie Mahan photo
* Princeton Tigers
This 36 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "A TIGER LOSS", "HARVARD VICTORY", "MAHAN THE BIG HERO", "Crimson Leader Stars" and more with lineup and photo of Eddie M... See More
July 07, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 7, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast illus: 'Foully Murdered' shows Miss Liberty in a morgue. Fullpg: 'The Manhattan Abattoir' shows 7 scenes of the meat-packing industry. halfpg: 'St. John, Brunswick' 3/4pg: 'Sporting In Manitoba' shows 4 hunting & fishing scenes.
Inside has a brief report on the noteworthy hanging of 11 "Molly Maguires"... See More
February 18, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1888 Full ftpg: "Negro Sportsmen in Louisiana" shows two of them duck hunting. Half page print: "Interior of a Passenger-Car at the Moment of the Collision Near Steamburg, New York". Nice centerfold: "Sleighing in Central Park, New York City". Full page: "Scenes and Characters from 'A Midsummer Night's Dre... See More
September 01, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 1, 1888 Front page print by W. A. Rogers: "The Defender of Trusts".
Full page print by Reinhart: "On Top of Newport Mountain, Mount Desert" and another full page print: "At the Metropolitan Club, Washington, D.C.".
Dramatic doublepage centerfold: "An Avalanche in the Rocky Mountains". Nice fullpg. print: '... See More
March 04, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 4, 1876 The inside of this issue has a brief article regarding the infamous Molly Maguires. An opposing page has a nice illustrated advertisement for: "Molly Maguire, The Terror of the Coal Fields. By Daniel Doyle, A Mine Boss", which includes considerable details regarding the Mollies. This issue also contains the following: a full front ... See More
June 07, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 7, 1879 Front full pg. illus. of "Sad Memories - Decoration Day." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Robin's Vefper." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Left to Perish." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late Hon. ASA Packer" and "Louis Auguste Blanqui." Dblpgctrfld. of "Decoration Day." 2/3 pg. illus. of "... See More
June 16, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 16, 1888 Front full pg. illus. of "A Strong Combination." Inside are four 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Quarter Millennial Celebration of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Back Came Those Daredevils of Stuart's."
Doublepage centerfold containing many illus. pertaining to "... See More
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