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688307

The Soviets take a dramatic lead in the Space Race...

Item #688307

September 14, 1959

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, September 14, 1959 



* Luna 2 - Soviet spacecraft

* 1st to reach the Moon

* Russia takes "space race" lead




The banner headline is a sobering one for American scientists as it shows the Soviets are very much ahead in the space race: "RUSSIAN ROCKET HITS THE MOON" with subhead and related illustration. (see)

Incomplete issue containing 8 of t... See More  

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687917

America's embarrassing entry in the 'space race'...

Item #687917

December 06, 1957

THE DETROIT NEWS, Mass., Dec. 6, 1957 



* Vanguard TV3 embarrassment (day of)

* America's 1st attempt to launch satellite




A report on the front page announces the upcoming embarrassing entry of the United States in the space race with the Soviet Union, with a banner headline: "RUSH MOON LAUNCHING; Count Resumes After 3 1/2 Hour Delay" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.... See More  

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687895

The United States enters the space race...

Item #687895

February 01, 1958

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, February 1, 1958 



* 1st satellite put into space by the United States

* EXPLORER 1 (1ST REPORT)




The front page has a banner headline announcing America's successful entry in the space race with: "Our First Satellite Is Working 'Perfectly'" with a subheads. (see) Keep in mind this was but 5 months after the Soviet Union's success... See More  

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686768

Russians take the lead in the space race...

Item #686768

August 07, 1961

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., August 7, 1961 



* Gherman Titov - Vostok  2 space flight

* Soviet cosmonaut - youngest ever in space




The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "Red Spaceman Lands--Safe And Sound" with subheads and photo with heading: "I Am An Eagle"

Complete in 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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680713

Alan Shepard begins the space race... In a Florida newspaper...

Item #680713

May 05, 1961

ORLANDO EVENING STAR, Florida, May 5, 1961 



* Astronaut Alan Shepard

* 1st American in space

* Mercury-Redstone 3 - Freedom 7




The very large, bold banner headline above the masthead proclaims America's entry into the space race, reading: "SHEP DID IT!" noting America's first astronaut's journey into space aboard the spacecraft "Freedom 7". From beginnin... See More  

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676067

Soviets take the lead in the space race...

Item #676067

April 14, 1961

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 14, 1961 



* Yuri Gagarin - Vostok 1

* Soviet
cosmonaut

* 1st human into outer space




The top of the front page has a six column heading: "Space 'Lag' Blasted By Congress Critics" with subhead and photo. (see)

Complete with all 60 pages, 2 library stamps at the top of the front page, small binding holes along the spine/1st column, general... See More  

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674850

First impact into another planet (Venus)...

Item #674850

March 02, 1966

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass.. March 2, 1966



* Soviet Union atmospheric space probe Venera 3

* 1st man made object to make impact w/ another planet




The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "Luster of Soviet Bull's Eye on Venus Undimmed by Final Radio Failure" with subhead. (see) Related diagram is on page 4. Coverage on the Soviet probe, Venera 3, becoming the f... See More  

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674534

America's first man in space...

Item #674534

May 06, 1961

THE EVENING TELEGRAM, Herkimer-Illion, New York, May 6, 1961 



* Astronaut Alan Shepard

* 1st American in space

* Mercury-Redstone 3 - Freedom 7




America's first man is space is heralded with this headline: "Nation Hails Space Pioneer" with subhead and a photo of Alan Shepard about to board his space capsule, plus a photo of his wife.

This was an historic first in America... See More  

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673614

Soviets take the lead in the space race...

Item #673614

April 12, 1961

THE CLEVELAND PRESS, Ohio, April 12, 1961 



* Yuri Gagarin - Vostok 1 - Soviet cosmonaut

* 1st human into outer space (1st report)




The  banner headline announces that the Soviets have taken the lead in the space race: "FIRST MAN IN SPACE" with subhead: "Russian Orbits Earth, Then Returns Safely". Also a photo of: "Russian Maj. Yuri Gagarin..." as well ... See More  

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664526

1961 Saturn I rocket launch...

Item #664526

October 28, 1961

THE DETROIT NEWS, October 28, 1961



* Saturn I rocket launching

* 1st heavy lift space launcher




The front page has a banner headline: "U.S. Fires Biggest Rocket" with subheads that include: "New Shot Aids Race to Moon" and more. (see) Coverage continues inside. Two library stamps just above the headline into the masthead. (see)

Complete with all 40+ pages, small binding ... See More  

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660438

U.S. announces the beginning of the 'space race'...

Item #660438

July 29, 1955

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, July 29, 1955 



* Space Race begins

* U.S. vs. Soviet Union




The front page has reporting on which essentially announced the creation of the "space race" between the United States and the Soviet Union with three column heading: "Satellites Which Circle Earth Are Due in '57" In reality the Soviets would take the lead in the space rac... See More  

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660166

America responds to Sputnik...

Item #660166

October 09, 1957

EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Oct. 9, 1957 



* Sputnik 1 success

* World's 1st orbiting artificial satellite

* Space race begins

* FRONT LEAF ONLY **




With the recent launch of Sputnik by the Soviet Union, the banner headline announces America's response: "U.S. LAUNCHING SATELLITE IN DECEMBER" with related subheads that include: "Satellite Signals Resume; Altitud... See More  

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659719

Apollo 9 mission... 1st luner module docking...

Item #659719

March 08, 1969

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., March 8, 1969



* Apollo 9 space mission - space race

* 1st Lunar Module flight & docking

* Prelude to the historic Moon landing




The front page has a four column heading: "Apollo Achieves Goals" with related photo. This was an important mission that set up the eventual Moon landing a few months later. Unlike newspapers on the historic Moon landing ... See More  

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659717

Soviet Union takes the lead in the "missile race"...

Item #659717

August 27, 1957

NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 27, 1957 



* Start of the "Space Race" - R-7 Semyorka launched

* 1st intercontinental ballistic missile




The top of the front page has a 3 line, 3 column head announcing the beginning of the missile race with the Soviet Union: "Russians Announce Firing Intercontinental Missile 'Huge Distance' To Target" with subheads (see). The announcemen... See More  

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655558

John F. Kennedy Rice University speech...

Item #655558

September 13, 1962

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 13, 1962



* John F. Kennedy JFK Rice University speech

* Race for space vs. Russia
- going to the moon



The top of the front page has a one column heading: "More Space Funds?" This was the famous speech in which he said: "We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they ar... See More  

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606275

Russian Moon Rocket in 1959....

Item #606275

January 05, 1959

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 5, 1959


* Russian moon rocket

* Space race in Russia's favor



The front page has a three column headline: "Soviet Rocket Begins Bending Into Oval-Shaped Solar Orbit"



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise good.
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583857

Sir Barton, Triple Crown winner...

Item #583857

May 10, 1919

THE WORLD, New York City, May 10, 1919



* 1st winner of the American Triple Crown

* Kentucky Derby (1st of 3 wins)




This 28 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 18: "Eternal Slight Favorite for the Kentucky Derby" with subhead: "Billy Kelly and Sir Barton, the Ross Entry..." and list of horses entered into the great race. This would be the 1st of 3 historic wi... See More  

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582838

1st official Space Station...

Item #582838

April 20, 1971

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 20, 1971



* Salyut 1 space station (1st ever)

* Initial launch (1st report)




This 42 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 9: "Soviets Launch Satellite Seen as Space Station" with related artist sketch. This tells of the launch of Salyut 1 which would officially become the 1st space station with the arrival of Soy... See More  

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581589

First American in space... The space race 'takes off'...

Item #581589

May 05, 1961

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE, Pennsylvania, May 5, 1961



* Astronaut Alan Shepard...  1st American in space

* Mercury-Redstone 3 - Freedom 7




The banner headline announces: "U.S. Does It---Space Flight Success" with various subheads and related reports, including "Shot Puts U.S. Back Into 'Space Race' "& more, plus above the masthead are three large photos of ... See More  

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579873

V-2 rocket reaches highest altitude ever...

Item #579873

December 18, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 18, 1946



* V-2 rocket reaches highest altitude ever

* 1st objects flung into space




This 60 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Try to Hurl Rocket Slugs Into Space, Free of Earth". The coverage tells of the 1st time in history that man made objects where successfully put out into outer space. This was also the highest... See More  

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579871

V-2 rocket reaches highest altitude ever..

Item #579871

December 19, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 19, 1946



* V-2 rocket reaches highest altitude ever

* 1st objects flung into space




This 60 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 21:

"ROCKET SETS MARK 3,716 MI. AN HOUR" "V-2 Shot at White Sands Also Soars Highest, 114 Miles--No Word on Slugs,Yet" which tells of the 1st time in history that man made objects where succes... See More  

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579646

1st official Space Station...

Item #579646

April 23, 1971

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 23, 1971



* Salyut 1 space station (1st ever)



This 60 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "Soviet Union Orbits Three-Man Spaceship" with subhead (see images).



This tells of Salyut 1 officially becoming the 1st space station with the arrival of Soyus 10 manned spaceship. Historic item on the race for... See More  

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569707

Sputnik begins the space race...

Item #569707

October 15, 1957

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 15, 1957



* Sputnik 1 in orbit success 

* World's 1st orbiting artificial satellite 

* Space race begins
 



This 6 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that read: "Top Scientists Brief Eisenhower On red Sputnik" "Sputnik Changes Course in Orbit"



This event shocked the American scientific com... See More  

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569681

Sputnik begins the space race...

Item #569681

October 12, 1957

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 12, 1957



* Sputnik 1 in orbit success

* World's 1st orbiting artificial satellite

* Space race begins




This 6 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that read:



* Satellite Slows In Outer Space; Rocket Gains

* All Three Objects Fired by Russians Are See n in U.S.




This event shocked the American scientific community and su... See More  

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177582

Woodrow Wilson.....

Item #177582

November 19, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY,  New York, November 19, 1910



There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is a photo of "Woodrow Wilson--The Next Governor of New Jersey."



This issue has an illustration of "The Boss Among the Bossies" by Kemble. There are photos of "Governor-Elect Woodrow Wilson and His Family" and "The Governors- E... See More  

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177577

Woodrow Wilson, presidential candidate...

Item #177577

September 24, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1910



This issue a full color, cover page. This issue's front page is a photo of "Woodrow Wilson--Democratic Candidate for Governor of New Jersey."



This issue has an illustration of "What Kemble Saw at the Democratic State Convention of New Jersey" and "Maine Went Hell-Bent" both by which were drawn by Kemble. The ... See More  

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177563

The Death of Mark Twain....

Item #177563

May 07, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, dated May 7, 1910  The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Nation's Leading "Fan."" which shows President Taft throwing out the first ball at the Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Athletics game.



In this issue, there is an illustration of "Training the Cabinet Birds" by Kemble. There is an article with photos of ... See More  

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177503

Air-Ship... Golfing...

Item #177503

December 04, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 4, 1909



The front page of this issue has an illustration of "The Man Higher Up" by G. J. Perrett.



This issue has "Four Notable "Old Masters" From Mr. C. P. Taft's Collection of Paintings." There is a photo of "An Englishman's American Bride--Miss May Kinder" and a photo spread of "The Air-Ship Dispos... See More  

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177534

Famous baseball umpires....

Item #177534

August 21, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1909  The front page of this issue has an illustration of "Gossip" by W. J. Cahill.

This issue has an of "The Rulers of the Game--Some Famous Baseball Umpires and Their Ways" by E. B. Moss. There is also a photo of "A Mistress of Varied Roles--Louise Closser Hale" and there is a double page photo spread of "Followin... See More  

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177523

The "Conqueror" falls one mile in balloon race....

Item #177523

May 22, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "Race-Track Betting According to Law."



This issue has photos and an article on "Falling a Mile through Space" by Edward Wesley Potter. There are photos of "The American Polo Team Which Will Play in England for the International Cup.&quo... See More  

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177359

The "Florida"/ "Republic" ship crash....

Item #177359

February 06, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 6, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Old "Maine" and the New in Havana Harbor."



This issue has photos and an article of "The Latest Drama of the Sea." There is a double page illustration of "In 1902 - Still At It" and a full page illustration
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177513

President Taft Elected... NY Governor Hughes re-elected...

Item #177513

November 07, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1908 The front page of this issue has two photos of "The Next President and Vice-President--William Howard Taft and James Schoolcraft Shermen" which also includes short biographies.

This issue has photos of "Governor Hughes Re-Elected in New York"; "Upper Broadway on Election Night"; "How New York Watched the Returns&qu... See More  

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177497

British Cruiser sunk by a Liner....

Item #177497

May 23, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1908  There is a front pg. illustration, " 'Say, Bill, Shall We Shoot up this Tenderfoot Show?' " by W. A.. Rogers. In this issue, there is are photos of "A British Cruiser Sunk by a Liner"; The Cyclone which Swept through the South"; a double pg. illustration of " 'Land!' " by R. F. ... See More  

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177466

The President on the Mississippi River....

Item #177466

October 19, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 19, 1907  There is a front page illustration, "Only and Nature-Faker Passing Along" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "The Hosts of the President on His Mississippi Journey"; and a double page photo spread of "The President's Trip Down the Mississippi." There also is an illustration of "Lunch&... See More  

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177428

Bombs at Philadelphia's Bank....

Item #177428

January 19, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1907   There is a front page illustration, "May Learn a Few Points From His Uncle Before Long" by W. A. Rogers. There are many photos of "The Bomb-Throwing Outrage in Philadelphia's Richest Bank"; "The Miner Who was Entombed for Sixteen Days" and there is a double page illustrations of "Celebratin... See More  

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177414

Contestants in Rifle Match....

Item #177414

October 13, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 13, 1906  There is a front page illustration, "The Twins of Ooze" by W. A. Rogers. There are many photos in this issue such as "Charles Evans Hughes, the Republican Candidate for Governor of New York"; "Officers of the Army and Navy Commanding Operations in Cuba"; "One of the Great Seacoast... See More  

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177268

New York Subway...

Item #177268

September 17, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1904  Front page illustration "Who is Running This Campaign, Anyway?" by W. A. Rogers; An Innovation in Chicago's Mail System--Opening of the City's New Pneumatic-Tube Mail Service; Snap-Shots of Scenes at the World's Olympic Championship Games at the St. Louis Fair; Photos of Japanese Military Leaders, and Snap-Shots of... See More  

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177259

Steeple-Chase...

Item #177259

July 09, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1904  Front page illustration "A Critical Moment" by W. A. Rogers; An Incident of the Evacuation of Newchwang--Russians Removing Siege-Guns From the Manchurian Stronghold; A Recent Photograph of the Czar--Nicholas II. Holding A Review at the Navy-Yard, St. Petersburg; American Golfers in Britain by van Tassel Sutphen; Double page Photo, S... See More  

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177239

Fire at Baltimore... Auto Races at Ormond Beach...

Item #177239

February 13, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1904  Frontpage illustration "A Fit Guaranteed" by W. A. Rogers; William Collins Whitney; The Recent Floods in the Ohio Valley; The Automobile Races at Ormond Beach, Florida; With the Troops of Japan and Russia on Land and Sea; Baltimore's Great Fire; Day and Night Views of the Great Baltimore Fire; Snap-Shots Taken in the Burned... See More  

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177231
Item #177231

November 28, 1903

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 28, 1903 Frontpage illustration "Give Her a Generous Slice" by W. A. Rogers; "The End of the Football Season" by The Kinneys; A Recent Portrait of the Author of "The Martyrdom of and Empress," and "A Keystone of Empire," Which was Published Last Week; "The New Fourteen-Million-Dollar Station at Washingto... See More  

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177219
Item #177219

September 12, 1903

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1903 Frontpage illustration of The Statue of Liberty; Photo, Launching the Largest Vessel in the United States Navy; From the Atlantic the the Pacific in an Automobile; "A $3,100,000 Department Store" by H. M. Pettit; Snap Shots of a Hurrican's Havoc; Doublepage illustration "A Dangerous Game" by W. Granville Smith; The... See More  

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177198
Item #177198

April 18, 1903

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1903  Frontpage photo Americans of To-morrow XXXI- Henry L. Stoddard; The President's Trip West; Harnessing a Glacier; The Edison of To-Day; Doublepage illustration "Vanderbilt--Neilson" by Granville Smith; article Racing on the Sand; and other news and advertisements of the day. See photos for full details. ... See More  

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177184

Aeroplane Machines... Automobiling..

Item #177184

January 17, 1903

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 17, 1903  Frontpage photo Americans of To-Morrow, XXIII.- Albert J. Beveridge; The Outlook for Navy Legislation; fullpage illustration "A charge of the Moors on Fez"; Progress Through the Sky; New York's First Under-River Tunnel; fullpage illustration "The Future Offices of Our Congressmen"; Automobiling; and other news and adver... See More  

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177153

Polo... Rowing...

Item #177153

May 10, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 10, 1902 Frontpage illustration "A Run Along the Boards"; fullpage photo Spring Sports of the Millionaire; The Ocean Trip of the Submarine Boat "Fulton" with photos;  fullpage photo The Secretary of War; fullpage illustration "A 'Quiet' Hour After Dinner" by Pitney; Cactus-Hunting in the Sonoran Desert; fullpage ill... See More  

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177134
Item #177134

February 01, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 1, 1902 Frontpage photo Miss Alice Roosevelt; doublepage photos of the Panama Canal; fullpage illustration Battery Place At Night; Uncle Sam's Man-Factory in Porto Rico; fullpage photo An Army Bride;  The Prince of Story-Tellers (Sir Walter Scott); doublepage centerfold illustrations "the Proposed Beautification of Washington"; fullpa... See More  

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177024

The National Democratic Convention...

Item #177024

July 14, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 14, 1900 The National Democratic Convention; Fire in New York Harbor; War-ships in Chinese Waters; douplepage centerfold "The National Democratice Convention In Session, Kansas City, July 4-6, 1900"; Chinese in New York City; Intercollegiate Boat-Races; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.

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172056

Yachting...

Item #172056

June 13, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1857  The front page features a 1/4 pg. illustration of "Sir E. Bulwer Lytton" with accompanying article. Inside illustration of "Rembrandt Peale". Many illustrations of "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including: "Modern Gaza," "Ruins of Askelon," "Plain of Ashdad," "Ludd (ancient Lydda),&qu... See More  

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175620

Returning from the country...

Item #175620

July 11, 1891

HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, July 11, 1891  Front full pg. illus. of "Returning from the Country - Crossing the North River." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Belated Passenger."

Doublepage centerfold of "A Fifth Avenue Bus." Full pg. illus. of "On the Roll of Honor." Full pg. of portraits of "The Rebellion in Chili." Several illus. of &quo... See More  

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173416

Nice Winslow Homer...

Item #173416

June 11, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 11, 1870 The front page contains an article "The Rev. J. Trumbull Backus, D.D." and associated illustrations. Very nice full page Winslow Homer print: 'The Dinner Horn'. A full page of illustrations on the "Greek Brigandage" including the attack, those murdered, funeral and the heads of those executed. Full page: 'Departure of a Steamer for... See More  

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174338

Sisseton Indian reservation in the Dakotas...

Item #174338

April 05, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1879  Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Dramatic fullpg: 'Tenement Life in New York--Rag Pickers' Court, Mulberry St.' Nice dblpgctrfld: 'A Cabinet Meeting at the White House' includes Pres. Hayes. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Issuing Rations at the Sisseton Indian Agency, Dakota'.

Other news and advertisements of the day are... See More  

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