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702859

1959 Billie Holiday death...

Item #702859

July 18, 1959

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, July 18, 1959



* Billie Holiday death

* Black-American singer

* Jazz and Swing music - "Lady Day"




The top of page 25 has a two-column heading: "Billie Holiday Dies at 44; Bank Account Is 70 Cents" with small photo of Holiday. (see)

Complete with 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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700729

The New York City Draft Riots... Attack on Charleston...

Item #700729

July 18, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, July 18, 1863



* Post Battle of Gettysburg

* Robert E. Lee's Army retreat

* New York City draft riots

* Siege of Charleston, South Carolina




 Among the one column headlines on the front page are: "THE RIOT" "Quiet Restored and Business Resumed" "The Insurgents Subdued" "Proclamation By Mayor Opdyke" "The Attack on... See More  

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700296

Alvaro Obregon assassination... Mexico president...

Item #700296

July 18, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE., July 18, 1928



* Alvaro Obregon assassination

* Mexican Revolution general

* President of Mexico




The front page has a great banner headline: "OBREGON SLAIN AT BANQUET" with subheads. (see images) More on page 2. Six related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on the assassination of General Alvaro Obregon, president of Mexico

Complete with 3... See More  

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699288

DiMaggio's hitting streak ends at 56 games...

Item #699288

July 18, 1941

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, July 18, 1941.

 

* Joe MiMaggio - New York Yankees

* Historic game hitting streak ends w/ 56

 


The front page of section 2 (sports) has three column photo of DiMaggio with heading: "56---And Then a Zero" showing all four of his at-bats results and text. (see images) The top of page 2 has a banner headline: "Joe DiMaggio's Hitting S
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699078

1898 Battle of Santiago de Cuba ends...

Item #699078

July 18, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 18, 1898



* Fall of Santiago de Cuba

* Spanish Navy surrenders

* Spanish-American War




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SANTIAGO IS OURS" 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.

Co... See More  

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698133

German language newspaper from 1833 Harrisburg...

Item #698133

July 18, 1833

HARRISBURGER MORGENROTHE, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, July 18, 1833 



* Rare publication

* German language newspaper




A quite scarce newspaper for the German speaking community in the Harrisburg area, printed entirely in the German language. Gregory's "Union List of American Newspapers" notes that only the Pennsylvania State Library has a reasonable run of this title, two oth... See More  

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697953

How to make a wine market in California...

Item #697953

July 18, 1868

DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, July 18, 1868  A wide variety of news reports both local and regional and a huge quantity of ads as well.

Among the articles: "A Man With Eight Wives Who Does Not Live in Utah" "Lynch Law in Minnesota--Letter From Gov. Marshall" "Letter From Lake Tahoe" & more.

Four pages, a very large size newspaper, never bound nor tr... See More  

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696737

Altona Bloody Sunday... Prussia riots...

Item #696737

July 18, 1932

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 18, 1932



* Altona Bloody Sunday conflict

* Hamburg, Germany

* Sturmabteilung (SA) & Schutzstaffel (ss)

* Nazis Party vs. Communists




The top of the front page has a banner headline: "REDS RIOT; 15 GERMANS DIE" with subheads. Related photo on the back page. (see images) First report coverage on the "Altona Bloody Sunday", a violent confro... See More  

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694237

Great Train Wreck of 1856...

Item #694237

July 18, 1856

THE SEMI-WEEKLY TIMES, New York, July 18, 1856



* Great Train Wreck of 1856 (1st report)

* Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania

* The Camp Hill Disaster




The front page has an article headed: "APPALLING CALAMITY" "Collision on the North Pennsylvania Railroad" "Wreck Of An Excursion Train" "Burning of Several Cars" "Suicide Of One Of The Conductors&qu... See More  

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690601

1929 Robert Goddard.... early rockets.....

Item #690601

July 18, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 18, 1929



* Robert H. Goddard

* Early rockets - rocketry

* Stratosphere flight



The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "CITY STARTLED BY HUGE ROCKET TO EXPLORE SKY" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 36pages, rag edition in great condition.

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689867

On Santiago's surrender: the Spanish-American War...

Item #689867

July 18, 1898

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, July 18, 1898 



* Battle of Santiago de Cuba (capture)

* General William Rufus Shafter

* Spanish-American War




The front page has nice reporting on the Spanish-American War: "Toral's Sword Returned To Him By Shafter After the Surrender" "McKinley Officially Informed Of The Occupation of Santiago" "The American Flag Now Prou... See More  

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688514

Howard Hughes' flight around the world...

Item #688514

July 18, 1939

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 18, 1938  The top of the front page has 2 column heads: "Hughes Plane Ends Historic World Flight" with subhead: "Five Daring Fliers Set Plane Down at New York 3 Days and 19 Hours After Take-Off For Paris, Hughes Says Post Flight More Remarkable Than New One".

Plus a photo of the young Howard Hughes. This report is on Hughes'... See More  

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686845

Jesse James... Rock Island Railroad robbery...

Item #686845

July 18, 1881

NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1881 



* Outlaw Jesse James gang

* Rock Island Railroad train robbery




The top of the middle column of the front page has heads: "THE WORK OF ROAD AGENTS", "Robbery And Murders On A Rock Island Train", "Details Of The Bloody Affair At Winston, Mo.--The Conductor And A Passenger Killed And The Express Safe Robbed--Statements By The Train-M... See More  

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683495

Helen Clevenger murder... Asheville NC...

Item #683495

July 18, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1936



* Helen Clevenger murder

* American college student

* Asheville, North Carolina




The front page has a one column heading: "SUSPECT IS HUNTED IN CO-ED'S MURDER" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 6 with photo of Clevenger.

Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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681997

Latest reports from the Civil War...

Item #681997

July 18, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Late Invasion" "No Rebels to be Found Near Washington or Baltimore" "Grant" "Important from New Orleans" "Abandoned Plantations in the South" "General Banks Declares for Moral Power Rather than the Sword" and more.

Eight pages, very nice con... See More  

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681517

Nice World War I reports and headlines...

Item #681517

July 18, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, July 18, 1916  Printed in red ink is a banner headline on World War I: "ALL GERMANY ALARMED BY SMASH OF ALLIES" with other heads including: "Teuton Armies On Eastern Front In Retreat" "Von Hindenburg Is Called To Berlin For Conference" "Situation In West Serious" "Slavs Pressing Foe On All Sides In Great Driv... See More  

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681154

Benedict Arnold is determined he can subdue America... Washington & the Asgill Affair...

Item #681154

July 18, 1782

THE ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, July 18, 1782  Page 3 has much reporting from America concerning the end-of-war events.

It begins with a report headed "America" from Savannah concerning a skirmish with the Creek Indians. Also: "...65 mounted Rebels, under the command of Paddy Carr...crossed the Alatamaha & marched to New Hope Plantation...The rebels having inhumanly... See More  

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681132

Just before the storming of the Bastile...

Item #681132

July 18, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1789 



* Beginning of the French Revolution



An inside page has a lengthy report from Paris headed "Commotions In France" which covers much of the early events of the French Revolution.

Portions include: "The palace of Versailles is guarded by 3 lines of soldiers & the King has little to fear while the Marshal de Broglio is about... See More  

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679113

1905 Aviator Daniel J. Maloney killed...

Item #679113

July 18, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 18, 1905



* Aviator Daniel J. Maloney killed

* John J. Montgomery glider crash




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FRIGHTFUL FALL OF AN AERONAUT" 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... See More  

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679057

Brazil football team wins 1994 FIFA World Cup...

Item #679057

July 18, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 18, 1994



* Brazil wins 1994 FIFA World Cup of Soccer

* vs. Italy - penalty shoot-out - Rose Bowl




The front page has a three column headline: "Brazil Beats Italy for World Cup in Dramatic Penalty-Kick Showdown" with nice color photo. Much more in the sport's section, see images for portions. Nice to have in this publication as the final was played in the... See More  

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678369

"Dr. Livingstone, I presume?..." Stanley finds Livingstone in Africa...

Item #678369

July 18, 1872

THE CHICAGO TIMES, July 18, 1872  



* Dr. David Livingstone found

* Henry Morton Stanley




The back page begins with column heads on the famed African Explorers Stanley & Livingstone: "STANLEY'S STORY" "The Great African Explorer and the Great American Reporter" "Stanley's Own Account of His Interview with Livingstone" "The Discoverer Narrate... See More  

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676789

Great war content from the Confederacy... "Pursuit of Morgan's Guerrillas"...

Item #676789

July 18, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 18, 1862  A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "From Vicksburg" "The Lines Beyond the Rappahannock" "Kentucky" "A Reminiscence" "The Yankees And the Negroes" "Through Connection to Staunton" "Latest From the North--Defeat of the Federa... See More  

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676748

Michael Musmanno' Adolph Hitler investigation...

Item #676748

July 18, 1948

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 18, 1948



* Did Adolph Hitler die in 1945 Berlin ?

* Captain Michael Musmanno investigation




The top of the front page has a banner headline: "At Last! Hitler Death Mystery Is Solved" with subheads and small photo of Musmanno. This is the 1st installment of a series of articles by Musmanno.

Complete 1st section only with 16 pages, light toning at the ma... See More  

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675685

Descriptive article on a trip to Colorado...

Item #675685

July 18, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, July 18, 1866  The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.

This issue has one on page 5, which was part of a larger series: "A Trip To Colorado--Up the Smoky Hill Fork" with a dateline from Denver. The... See More  

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674079

From the counter-culture press in Berkeley...

Item #674079

July 18, 1969

BERKELEY BARB, California, July 18, 1969 



* Rare hippies newspaper from the late 60's

* Published about a month prior to Woodstock




As Wikipedia notes, this was an underground newspaper that was published in Berkeley from 1965 to the early 1980s. It was one of the first and most influential of the counterculture newspapers of the late 1960s, covering such subjects as the anti-war an... See More  

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673668

Independence of America will destroy the marine power of England... A plan for capturing General Greene...

Item #673668

July 18, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1782



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy




Page 4 has a letter noting: "...urging the Councils of the State to give up to French & Congressional ambition the independence of American, and with it our best resources of commerce, wealth, and naval strength...For the wise maxims...of that Court...are 'that the independenc... See More  

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672935

The death of baseball great Ty Cobb...

Item #672935

July 18, 1961

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, July 18, 1961 



* Ty Cobb death (1st report)

* Detroit Tigers

* Major league baseball MLB




The top of page 4 has a headline that reads: "Ty Cobb Leaves Fantastic Legacy" (see)

Complete it 6 pages, small library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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671323

Evangeline Booth... 1st Woman General of Salvation Army...

Item #671323

July 18, 1950

THE DETROIT NEWS, July 18, 1950



* Evangeline Booth death - British theologist

* 1st Woman General of Salvation Army




The top of page 7 has a two column heading: "Salvationists Mourn Chief" with subheads and photo. (see)

Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. Some small binding holes along the spine. ... See More  

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670530

1870 Franco-Prussian War beginning...

Item #670530

July 18, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1870



* Franco-Prussian War beginning



The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE WAR" "Rumors from the Front in Paris and Reports of a Battle" "The French Nation Unanimous" "Legislative Address of Loyalty to Napoleon" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, good condition.... See More  

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668916

Counting slaves in the United States...

Item #668916

July 18, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 18, 1798 



* A census of slaves in the U.S. ?

* President John Adams




The middle of the front page features a great & detailed notice from the Secretary of the Treasury concerning proposals for supplying the United States with various firearms.

All of page 2 and nearly half of page 3 are taken up with: "AN ACT To Provide f... See More  

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668536

* Croton water supply system for New York City....

Item #668536

July 18, 1875

NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1875



* Croton water supply system for New York City



Page 10 has an article: "THE WATER WE DRINK" "Croton Lake a Summer Reservoir of Filth" "A Remedy Wanted" and more.

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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668397

Indians outrages in 1872 Texas....

Item #668397

July 18, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1872.

 

* Native Americans - Indians

* Outrages in Texas - Spotted Tail




Page 5 has an article headed: "THE INDIANS" "

Horrible Outrages by Red Devils in Texas" "Spotted Tail On An Eastern Tour" and more. (see)

Ten pages, minor margin wear, generally good.
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657031

Douglas Corrigan famous flight in 1938...

Item #657031

July 18, 1938

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., July 18, 1938.

 

* Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight

* New York to Ireland - Unintentional ?




The top of the front page has three column headline: "'MISSING' FLIER LANDS SINGLE-MOTORED PLANE AT IRISH AIRPORT TODAY'" with subheads. (see) Much more on the following pages with a few wire photos. Loads of text h
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656946

Amelia Earhart lost in 1937...

Item #656946

July 18, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 18 1937.

 

* Amelia Earhart famous disappearance

* Lost over the Pacific Ocean


* Search ending - dead ?



The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "NAVY HUNT FOR AMELIA EARHART TO END TONIGHT" with subhead. (see) She went missing over two weeks earlier. The search would officially end on this day. Always nice to have notable events in history repo... See More  

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655427

The Indians in Kansas...

Item #655427

July 18, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 18, 1885  Inside has a full page with 3 prints of: "Scenes & Incidents of the Strike of Iron-Workers in Cleveland" and other fullpg. has 4 prints of: "The Indian Troubles--Types & Incidents In Southwestern Kansas & the Indian Territory." A fullpg. has  8 scenes of: "The Manufacture of Lager Beer..." ... See More  

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654579

Joe DiMaggio's hit streak ends...

Item #654579

July 18, 1941

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, July 16 & 18, 1941 (2-issue set)



* Joe DiMaggio's hitting streak comes to an end

* New York Yankees

* a large ad with a sketch of DiMaggio is present




The July 18th issue is 10 pages and has a report under: "WHAT HAPPENED IN THE BIG LEAGUE BASEBALL CONTESTS," which tells of the end of Joe DiMaggio's famous hitting streak. Se... See More  

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654178

James Madison's Address to the Agricultural Society of Albermarle...

Item #654178

July 18, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 18, 1818  Of importance is the multi-page printing of former President James Madison's Address to the Agricultural Society of Albermarle.

The Wiley Online Library, in regards to this lengthy address, states the following: "James Madison's 1818 Address to the Albemarle Agricultural Society offers new insight into the diverse historiogra... See More  

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651376

Review & premiere of "Batman", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #651376

July 18, 2008

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 18, 2008



* Best "The Dark Knight" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere

* Superhero - Christian Bale - Heath Ledger

* Also opening day advertisement for "Mamma Mia!"




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Dark Knight" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper fr... See More  

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650056

Nazis and Sterilization program...

Item #650056

July 18, 1935

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 18, 1935



* Nazis and sterilization program

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica




Near the bottom front page is a two column heading: "Nazis Continue Jew Baiting and Push Sterilization Plan" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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634114

Sherman's march to the sea...

Item #634114

July 18, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1864  Among the ftpg. one column heads on the Civil War are: "Rebel News" "Affairs in Front of Petersburgh" "Rebel Jubilation Over the Maryland Raid" "The Prospect at Atlanta" "Rebel Criticism of General Grant" "Gen. Grant's Army" "The Sherman's Army" and more.

Eight pages, nice conditi... See More  

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632542

Baseball's Black Sox scandal trial begins...

Item #632542

July 18, 1921

THE WORLD, New York, July 18, 1921  The top of the first column of pg. 8 has: "FIRST INNING OF BASEBALL TRIAL TO BEGIN TO-DAY" "Burns and Gedeun Refuse to Be Interviewed by Attorneys for indicated Sox" which makes the beginning of the infamous "Black Sox" scandal trial. The text takes half a column.

Complete in 18 pages, a small library label within masthead, ot... See More  

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630881

Mass murderer Richard Speck...

Item #630881

July 18, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1966  The front page carries a four-page headline "Suspect in 8 Killings to Get Hearing Today" with subhead "Heavily Guarded in Jail Hospital After Wounding Himself". "Richard Franklin Speck, the suspect in the slaying of eight women in a nurses' dormitory last Thursday, was under heavy guard today. Speck was taken into custody early t... See More  

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623213

Whitey Ford's first Major League win...

Item #623213

July 18, 1950

NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1950  The sports section contains coverage of Whitey Ford's first Major League win: banner head on pg. 24: "Yankees Check White Sox at Stadium on Berra's Two run Double in Seventh", with a photo.  Wonderful to have this report in a New York paper. 

Apparently the complete first section with pages 1-32, loose at the spine, very nice conditi... See More  

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621145

Premier lodging at Cape May...

Item #621145

July 18, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1860



* Cape May, New Jersey ad 

* Pre-civil war era 

* Premier lodging at the Jersey Shore



The front page has an ad headed: "Columbia House, Cape Island, Cape May, New Jersey". The ad says: "This large, first class Hotel, will be open for the reception of guests on 25th, June, 1860. The house has been comple... See More  

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620344

The Indians in Kansas...

Item #620344

July 18, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 18, 1885  Inside has a full page with 3 prints of: "Scenes & Incidents of the Strike of Iron-Workers in Cleveland" and other fullpg. has 4 prints of: "The Indian Troubles--Types & Incidents In Southwestern Kansas & the Indian Territory." A fullpg. has  8 scenes of: "The Manufacture of Lager Beer..." ... See More  

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612402

Spanish Civil War begins... Madrid, Spain...

Item #612402

July 18, 1936

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, July 18, 1936



* Spanish Civil War starts

* Second Spanish Republic coup



The front page has a two column headline: "SPAIN SENDS FLEET AND PLANES AGAINST REBELS" 1st report coverage on the beginning of the Spanish Civil War.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light browning, some margin wear and chipping, otherwise... See More  

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608198

Spiritualism...

Item #608198

July 18, 1879

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 18, 1879



* Spiritualism



The back page has an article headed: "Satan And Spiritualism" "One and the Same Thing, According to an Evangelist" "The Subject Viewed from a Scriptural Stand-point" See images for text here.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, otherwise n... See More  

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599342

Postdam Conference (Germany)...

Item #599342

July 18, 1945

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, July 18, 1945  



* Potsdam Conference (Germany) 

* World war II era 

* Harry Truman - Joseph Stalin
 



The front page has a three column headline:



"President Truman Presides Over First Meeting Of Big Three; Jap Peace Rumors Circulate In London" with subheads and two related photos (see photos). Other news of the day thr... See More  

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596614

Paul Getty III kidnapping revealed...

Item #596614

July 18, 1973

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1973 



* John Paul Getty III kidnapped 



Page 8 has a small one column heading: "Mother of Getty's Grandson In Touch With Kidnappers" A small but 1st report on the kidnapping of Paul Getty III, grandson of oil tycoon, Jean Paul Getty.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 60 pages, very minor central fol... See More  

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594333

Death of jazz saxophonist John Coltrance...

Item #594333

July 18, 1967

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 18, 1967



* John Coltrane death

* Jazz Saxophone - composer




This 32 page newspaper has one column heading on page 10: "John Coltrane, Saxophonist, Succumbs at 40". See photo for 1st report coverage on the death of famous jazz saxophonist, John Coltrane.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Minor spine... See More  

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