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* Ulysses S. Great elected president
Page 3 has nice one column headings that include: "THE BATTLE WON" "ANOTHER APPOMATTOX!" "Disastrous Rout of the Liberals" "GRANT RE-ELECTED" and more with elections numbers.
Twelve pages, large piece torn away at the upper right corner of the 1st leaf (pages 1 &
LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 9, 1986
* Clint Eastwood, actor and filmmaker
* Wins election for mayor of Carmel
* Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
The front page has a one column heading: "Eastwood Wins Easy Victory in Carmel Vote" with photo. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 23 with another related photo. Great to have from the home of the entertainment industry. Rar... See More
MAGAZINE SECTION only of the New York Times, Nov. 13, 1960
* John F. Kennedy - JFK
* Jacqueline Bouvier
* Post election cover photo
The front page of this section has a photo John F. Kennedy with wife, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. Kennedy was elected president just 5 days earlier. Nice for display.
Various topics throughout. Complete magazine section only with all 148 pages, nice co... See More
THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, Nov. 4, 1964
* Lyndon B. Johnson presidential election
The banner headline proclaims: "JOHNSON LANDSLIDE" with subheads and photos. Nice for display.
The complete first section only with 16 pages, light toning, minor wear and tiny white paint splatter along the central fold, generally good.... See More
THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, November 9, 1960
* John F. Kennedy JFK elected president
The front page has a nice banner headline: "SEN. KENNEDY WINS" with photos of both John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. A displayable issue of an event seldom saved at the time prior to his assassination.
Incomplete issue containing 8 pages (1-4, 9-12), in good condition. Would be great... See More
ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, March 12, 1933
* Franklin D. Roosevelt 1st inauguration
The front page of this photo section has six related photographs of Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1st inauguration in Washington D.C.. (see) A few more on the following pages. Nice for display.
Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice cond... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 3, 1937
* Fiorello Henry La Guardia
* Re-elected mayor of NYC
* Best title to be had ?
The front page has a nice banner headline: "LAGUARDIA IS RE-ELECTED BY 454,425" with subheads and photo of La Guardia. Nice for display. Great to have in this famous NYC title.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 44 pages, light... See More
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, March 4, 1905
* Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt
* 2nd Presidential Inauguration
The front page has a nice headline on the inauguration of Theodore Roosevelt: "INAUGURATION CEREMONIES ARE GRAND AND IMPRESSIVE" with subheads: "Washington Never Before Saw Such Crowds---City Is a Blaze of Splendor---West and Middle West Repre... See More
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 11, 1932
* Adolph Hitler vs. Paul Von Hindenburg
* Last major setback before rise to power (Hitler)
* Germany presidential election
The front page has a six column headiong: "Hindenburg Defeats Hitler for Presidency" with subheads. A few related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on the German election of Presid... See More
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, November 9, 1932
* Franklin D. Roosevelt 1st election
* FDR inherits a troubled economy
The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Roosevelt Wins by Record Plurality; Democrat Congress Also Sweeps In Under Evident Control of Wet Forces" with subheads and illustration of Roosevelt. (see) First report coverage on the 1st of 4 presid... See More
AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, April 2, 1801
* President Thomas Jefferson
* re. Inauguration - inaugural address
The front page begins with a review of Jefferson's recent inaugural address, beginning: "While reading the speech of Mr. Jefferson, every American must feel an indignation that within the United States, there are men, so lost to every honorary principle as to calumnia... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861
* Jefferson Davis inaugural
* Confederate President
* Abraham Lincoln en route
Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany&... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 10, 1864
* Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd)
* Original American Civil War reporting
Page 5 is mostly taken up with details on the election results, with nice first column heads reading in part: "THE RESULT" "Additional Election Returns from All Parts of the Country" "New Jersey, Kentucky and Delaware for McClellan" "All ... See More
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 6, 1861
* Abraham Lincoln inauguration
* New administration takes over
* Pre-Civil War tensions escalate
A wealth of fine content on Lincoln & his new administration, as his inaugural was reported in the previous day's edition.
Inside has a lengthy editorial headed: "Mr. Lincoln's Address", a report from Washington beginning: &quo... See More
THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, March 7, 1861
* President Abraham Lincoln
* Inauguration - inaugural address
The top of page 2 has a article headed: "The Inauguration" with reports on the festivities of Lincoln's first inaugural ceremonies. This is followed by: "...we give a carefully corrected copy of the Inaugural Address of Abraham Lincoln copied from the Leavenwor... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 11, 1796 Page 2 has a very brief report: "His Excellency Samuel Adams is re-elected Governor of this Commonwealth, for the year ensuing: by a majority of about 2000 votes."
Four pages, irregular at the right margin, paper flaw to front leaf causing a blank spot on pg. 2, with an archival mend.
WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, N.C., July 27, 1945
* Winston Churchill's upset defeat
* 1945 United Kingdom general election
* Clement Attlee & the Labour Party
* War with Japan near the end
The front page has a two column photo showing Clement Attlee with heading: "New British Premier" Also a two column heading: "Clement Attlee To Form New British Governmen... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 3, 1867
* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow
* Governor of Tennessee re-election victory
Page 4 has an article headed: "THE TENNESSEE ELECTION" "Governor Brownlow Re-elected by Thirty Thousand Majority" and more. (see)
Complete with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.
THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1862
* Jefferson Davis inaugural address
* Rare Confederate publication
A rather rare title and great that it has the word “Southern”.
Certainly the most notable content begins page 2 being: "President Jefferson Davis's Inaugural address, delivered in Richmond, February 22, 1862" which takes ove... See More
HERALD EXAMINER, Election Extra, Los Angeles, November 6, 1968
* Richard Nixon elected president of United States
The front page has a nice banner headline: "NIXON'S THE WON" with subhead and related photo. (see) Nice for display. Nice to have in a California publication, the state that Nixon over the top for the win.
Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, minor wear along t... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 4, 1868
* General Ulysses S. Grant presidential election
All of page 3 is taken up with the election results, with one column headlines including "ULYSSES S. GRANT ELECTED PRESIDENT" "All the Original Free States Except New York Declare for Him" "The Election Uncommonly Quiet" and more.
Twelve pages, very nice condition.... See More
THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, Nov. 9,1844 The ftpg. has prints of; "St. Patrick's Cathedral, Prince St." "Saint Paul's Church, Broadway" "Church of the Messiah, Broadway" and: "The Brick Church--Presbyterian" with much detail on all.
Page 5 has an article; "Meeting of the Mormons Last Evening" as well s two reports which seem to insur... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, New York, March 6, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln 2nd inauguration
* Closing weeks of the Civil War
* Assassination nears
Page 4 headlines at the top of last column about the second inauguration of Abraham Lincoln include: "INAUGURATION" "Our Report of the Second Installation of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States" "Scenes at the White ... See More
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM , November 4, 1936
* President Franklin D. Roosevelt re-elected (1st report)
The front page features a nice banner headline that reads: "ROOSEVELT TAKES 46 STATES" with subheads and pictorial of Roosevelt. Nice for display. First report coverage on the re-election of FDR for a second term prior to World War II.
Complete with all 52 pages, light tonin... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, February 15, 1861
* Jefferson Davis elected president of the South
* Abraham Lincoln as president elect
The front page reports the ominous events which would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months as well as reports on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln, with first column headlines including: "THE NATIONAL CRISIS" &q... See More
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1864
* Abraham Lincoln nomination
* American Civil War reporting
Page 4 has an historic report headed "The Presidential Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance" with the text taking over a full column and signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general electio... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 27, 1793
* President George Washington
* Historic 2nd election victory
Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the report at the top of page 3 announcing the opening of the votes for President & Vice President.
History tells us that it was on February 13, 1793, when Congress officially tabulated the votes from the election of
NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 28, 1862
* Jefferson Davis inauguration
* President of the Confederacy
* Map inside Florida
There is a wealth of Civil War reporting on the front page including column heads: "The Burnside Expedition" "Condition of the Rebel Guns" "A Visit to Nag's Head" "The War in the South-West" "Nashvi... See More
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., November 8, 1860 This is the tri-weekly edition of this famous newspaper which is perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.
The front page has a report: "The Presidential Election" which begins: "As it has been currently supposed within the last few weeks that the i... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 8, 1939
* Lou Gehrig "The Iron Horse"
* New York Yankees baseball
* To get in Hall of Fame due to illness
* Baseball Writers' Association of America
The sport's section (page 35) has a small one column heading: "Writers Move to Place Gehrig in Hall of Fame" (see) Great to have in this famous NYC title, home of the New York Yankees.
Oth... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1936
* Abraham Lincoln original manuscript found
* Speech from his re-election of 1864
Page 14 has a one column heading: "LOST MANUSCRIPT OF LINCOLN IS FOUND" with subhead and large photostat of the original manuscript of Lincoln's speech on November 10, 1864.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the... See More
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, May 20, 1789 On pg. 2 under "Proceedings of Congress" are the proceedings the House of Representative from the first session of the first Congress under the Constitution. This Congressional coverage carries over to page 3 where there is interesting discussion from May 19 concerning the various Cabinet posts, including: "...the first obje... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8, November 13, 1932.
* Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1st presidential election win
The front page of this section has a banner headline: "ROOSEVELT'S APPROACH TO THE GREAT TASK" with subhead and nice illustration of Roosevelt. (see) See images for partial text. More related coverage on pages 2 & 3.
Complete section 8 with all 14 pages, rag editio... See More
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 23, 1844 The top of the first column of the front page has the results of the Presidential election, headed: "Presidential" with a count by state for Henry Clay and James K. Polk. Much more on the results of the election on inside pages. Page 2 has a letter from President Tyler to H. M. Kamehameha III, king of Hawaii (see photos). Also ... See More
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 21, 1937
* President Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR 2nd inauguration
The front page has a seven column heading: "Aid 40 Million Impoverished, the President Pleads" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 4 with complete text of the inaugural address. Nice photos are on the back page. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements ... See More
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1833
* President Andrew "Andy" Jackson
* Second inauguration - inaugural address
* Best title to be had - rare as such
Page 3 begins with a report of Jackson's inaugural noting in part: "Yesterday, March the Fourth...Andrew Jackson...elected President of the U.S. for four years ensuing...repaired to the Representat... See More
THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah (Territory), March 9, 1881
* James A. Garfield inauguration
* Inaugural address - uncommon title
Page 8 has: "The Inauguration" with some details of it, followed by: "Garfield's Inaugural Address" which carries over to take more than half of page 9. Tragically, he would be assassinated less than 4 months later.
Comp... See More
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Nov. 7, 1888
* Presidential election
The top of the front page has column heads announcing the election of Benjamin Harrison as President of the United States: "HARRISON ELECTED" "Democrats Concede It Unreservedly" "Some Votes To Spare" "Indiana Returns More Favorable for Republicans" "Michigan Still I Line" a... See More
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 9, 1938 The banner headline announces a local election result: "OLSON LEADS, HAM-EGGS BEATEN". Only to be found in Southern California, the "ham and eggs" movement in 1938 was a misguided attempt to provide elderly Californians with a weekly pension (see the web for more).
Included are pages 1-12 pages only of 38 pages. Very nice condition.
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THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 14, 1826
* First Jews elected in Maryland
* Judaica - Jewish
* Andrew Jackson
One of the reports within has a small head: "The Jews" with the text including: "...that at the last election for members of our city council, two gentlemen of the Jewish persuasion were chosen by the suffrages of a large part of the citizens...Messrs. S. ... See More
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, March 5, 1921
* President Warren Harding
* Inauguration - Inaugural
The top of the last ftpg. column is headed: "Mr. Harding, In Inaugural, States American Ideals" "President, In His Pledge to the People, Declares Opposition to Entangling International Alliances--Radicals Warned".
Coverage carries over to pg. 2 with: "Th... See More
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, March 5, 1889
* President Benjamin Harrison
The top of the last column of the ftpg. has: "The Inaugural Address" "Opinions on President Harrison's First Official Paper" which has a bit on how it was received in England. Page 2 has much more lengthy coverage o the details of: "President Harrison's Inauguration" with subhea... See More
* George Washington elected 1st president of U.S.
* Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic)
Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1936
* German parliamentary election and referendum, 1936
* Adolph Hitler - military occupation of the Rhineland
The top of the front page has a two column headline: "HITLER GETS BIGGEST VOTE; MANY BLANKS COUNTED IN; 542,953 ARE INVALIDATED" with subheads. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition... See More
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, Nov. 7, 1956 The banner headline announces: "EISENHOWER WINS IN LANDSLIDE" with photos of Dwight D. Eisenhower & running mate Richard Nixon. Various subheads concerning the election. Nice for those collecting IKE memorabilia.
A portion of the first section only with pages 1-6 & 15-20. Minor margin wear, generally nice.... See More
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Phila, Pennsylvania, November 4, 1976 Jimmy Carter Claims Victory, becomes president of the United States. The front page has the banner headline (with accompanying photo): "Carter Claims His Victory," with subheads: "Rizzo role: kingmaker," and "The sun shines at Plains." Additional related articles are found on the front page as well... See More
THE EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1957 Certainly great to have an inaugural report in a Washington newspaper. The banner headline announces: "Thousands See President Sworn" with a large photo showing Dwight D. Eisenhower taking the oath of office. Various related subheads on the front page.
The complete issue with all 8 sections including the color "Inaugural Souve... See More
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 8, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln inauguration
* Inaugural address on the ftpg.
* Closing weeks of the Civil War
* In a pro-Confederate title
Among the front page reports is: "Inauguration of President Lincoln--His Address" which contains his address in full, ending with the immortal words: "With malice towards none, with charity for all, wi... See More
QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, March 4 and 5, 1929
* President Herbert Clark Hoover
* Inauguration - inaugural address
A notable two issue set, the March 4 issue reporting Hoover's inauguration with: "Hoover Is President Big Crowd Gathers For Inauguration" & related subheads and a photo captioned: "Herbert Hoover". Pages 2, 4 & 5 continue wit... See More
ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, November 13, 1932.
* Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1st presidential election
* Great portrait photograph for display & more
The front page of this photo section has a great portrait photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt with heading: "Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt Of New York, President-Elect Of The United States. (see) Terrific for displ... See More