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Fascinating "newspaper" reporting the capture of Texas in 1952...

Item #661513

April 03, 1952

THE LAMPASAS DISPATCH, Texas, "Juvember 33, 1969"  A fascinating fictitious newspaper created specifically for "Operation Long Horn--For Maneuver Purposes Only--Not Intended For General Distribution".

The website begins: "In the spring of 1952, as Cold War tensions heightened, Lampasas Countians’ worst fears seemingly materialized, as “enemy troops”... See More  

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Nixon wins in a landslide...

Item #661508

November 08, 1972

DAILY NEWS, New York, Nov. 8, 1972 

* Richard Nixon elected president

* Famous tabloid publication

The front page is dominated by: "IT'S A NIXON LANDSLIDE" with a bit more, plus a photo of "A Happy President & Pat land at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. last night to follow election results at the White House."

How his fortunes would change in less than 2 years... See More  

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Mahatma Gandhi... Salt March...

Item #661429

April 06, 1930

NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1930 

* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) 

* Salt march (salt satyagraha) ends 

* Dandi, India

The front page has one column headings that include: "GANDHI MAKES SALT, DEFYING INDIA'S LAW" "Situation is Tense as Police Gather and Thousands Await Government Action" "RAIL MEN JOIN CAMPAIGN" and more.

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Al Capone is now inmate number 40,886...

Item #661419

May 05, 1932

NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1932 

* Al Capone enters prison (1st report)

* Tax evasion guilty charge

* Chicago gangster boss

The front page has one column headings that include: "PRISON DOORS CLOSE BEHIND CAPONE" "Gangster Reaches Atlanta After Day on Which Curious Crowds Inspect the Train" "Convicts Cry 'Welcome!' " and more.

Complete in 40 pages, gr... See More  

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Nazis make their presence known... Dillinger...

Item #661380

July 02, 1934

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 2, 1934  The banner headline notes: "10 MORE DIE BY NAZI BULLETS" with smaller heads including: "Son Of Former Kaiser and Von Papen Arrested" 'Hitler Chiefs Accuse French of Plot to Upset Rule" "World Is Told How Hitler Faced His Foes"

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Dillinger Pals force Doctor's Help; Slug Him" "Atta... See More  

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Nice report on Bonnie & Clyde...

Item #661374

January 17, 1934

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, Jan. 17, 1934  Page 2 has a one column head: "TRAIL BARROW IN GUN FIGHT" "Desperado Hunted in East Texas After Freeing 65 at Prison Farm". Nice report concerning Bonnie & Clyde, the former mentioned with: "...unconfirmed reports the automobile in which the group escaped was driven by Bonnie Parker, Barrow's cigar-smoking & re... See More  

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The Morro Castle tragedy...

Item #661373

September 10, 1934

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Sept. 10, 1934  The ftpg. headline announces: "INDENDIARISM BLAMED FOR MORRO CASTLE TRAGEDY" with related subheads. Page 5 has six related photos.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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Latest news from World War I...

Item #661362

April 18, 1918

THE COURIER-JOURNAL, Louisville, Kentucky, April 18, 1918  A nice banner headline from World War I: "BRITISH ARE FORCED TO GIVE UP GAINS; FOCH'S RESERVES AWAIT HOUR TO STRIKE" with related subheads concerning the war.

Ten pages, good condition.

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Reports from the beginning weeks of World War I...

Item #661361

July 30, 1914

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 30, 1914  The last column on the ftpg. has a nice stack of headlines on the very early weeks of what would become World War I, including: "GERMAN NOTE TO RUSSIA" "Demands Her Intentions in Regard to Her Reported Mobilization" "Blood Is Flowing on the Danube" "Serbs Impeding the Austrian Advance Into Their County" "An... See More  

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Death of famed actress Jean Harlow...

Item #661316

June 08, 1937

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 8, 1937 

* Actress Jean Harlow death (1st report)

* 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell

The top of the front page has a photo headed: "Death Halts Glamorous Career" with the caption: "Jean Harlow - Filmdom lost one of its most luminous personalities in the death of Jean Harlow...was stricken with utremic poisoning following an... See More  

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Africa to become a refuge for persecuted Jews...

Item #661310

November 21, 1938


* Finding Jews a homeland ?

* Post Kristallnacht pogrom

* During rise of Nazi Germany

The banner headline announces: "LONDON GIVES JEWS REFUGE IN AFRICA" with subhead: "Offers Disclosed To Commons; Nazis Urge S. American Havens" "$50,000 Acres Made Available In Tanganyika" and other related reports. This was shortly... See More  

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One of the best "Wrongway Corrigan" issues...

Item #661289

July 18, 1938


* Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight

* New York to Ireland - Unintentional ?

This is one of the best "Wrong Way Corrigan" issues we have offered, featuring a banner headline: "FLIES TO DUBLIN 'BY MISTAKE' " and subhead: "Corrigan Crosses Sea In 28 Hours In A $900 Crate". There are also two pho... See More  

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Lou Gehrig learns he has ALS, ending his stellar career...

Item #661233

June 21, 1939


* Lou Gehrig ends baseball career

* Infantile Paralysis - New York Yankees

* Best title to be had ? (rare as such)

The front pages has a six column headline announcing: "Gehrig Has Paralyzing Illness" as well as a photo of him headed: "Doctors Find Him Through as Player" and "Veteran Yankee Appears in Good Spirits When H... See More  

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Extermination of the Jews is unveiled in 1942...

Item #660521

November 25, 1942


* The Jewish Holocaust in progress

* Extermination of Polish Jews ordered

* Zionist leader Stephen Samuel Wise report

The top of page 4 has a column head: "2  Million Jews Slain By Nazis, Dr. Wise Avers" "Extermination of All in 1942 Held Hitler Aim".

This report includes: "...that approximately half the estimated 4 ... See More  

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Prosecution asks for jail time for 'Black Sox' players...

Item #656368

July 30, 1921


* Chicago White (Black) Sox scandal 

* Baseball World Series fix trial

* Best title to be had ? rare as such

As the infamous Black Sox scandal comes to its conclusion (final arguments in the trial were the day before), the ftpg. of the sports section has an interesting article headed: "Asks Conviction Of 'Black Sox' On Their Own ... See More  

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Death & funeral of William Wrigley, in a Chicago newspaper...

Item #656332

January 27, 1932


* William Wrigley Jr. death & funeral

* American chewing gum industrialist

* Chicago Cubs owner - Wrigley Field

* Best title to be had ? - rare as such

The front page first column has heads on the death and funeral of William Wrigley, the chewing gum industrialist, owner of the Chicago Cubs and for whom the Cubs field is named.  

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A World War II newspaper from the Navy Yard...

Item #649240

January 01, 1944

BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944  A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.

Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 16 pages, printed on high quality paper, nice condition. The photos sho... See More  

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John F. Kennedy assassinated...

Item #649230

November 22, 1963

ORLANDO EVENING STAR--EXTRA, Florida, November 22, 1963  Certainly to go down in history as one of the more memorable events of the 20th century, this newspaper has a bold banner headline proclaiming the tragedy: "PRESIDENT SLAIN" with the subhead reading: "Suspect Seized After Cop Shot".

All the text on the ftpg. deals with the Kennedy assassination & also includes a... See More  

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Mark McGwire sets home run record...

Item #649220

September 08, 1998

THE ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH -- STADIUM EXTRA, September 8, 1998  This "Stadium Extra Edition" reports Mark McGwire's breaking of Roger Maris' single season home run record. This issue is unique and quite difficult to find as it was only available at the stadium. Great to have this report in a St. Louis paper.

Complete in 20 pages, nice condition, some typical ink smudging (... See More  

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Inventions, patents, and more... From the early 1900's...

Item #649215
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York  A lot of ten issues from 1900 - 1915. Not a "supplement" of the regular issue, but rather a separate stand-alone title which got its start to report on the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Nice condition with a wealth of illustrations and photos throughout.

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