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681184

The United States to buy Texas from Mexico...

Item #681184

January 02, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 2, 1830



* on the purchase of Texas from Mexico



One of the articles is headed: "Gen. Bravo and The Texas" with portions including: "...on the subject of ceding the Texas to this country...The letter is a ...passionate declamation against the acquisition of Texas by the United States, & of vehement accusations against our countr... See More  

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680481

Jesse Owens wins olympic gold in 1936....

Item #680481

August 04, 1936

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, August 4, 1936



* Jesse Owens Olympic gold 

* United States dominance 

* In front of Adolph Hitler & Reich
 



This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "JESSE OWENS BREAKS BROAD JUMP RECORD" "Leaps 26 Feet 5 1-3 Inches Beating Record of Edward Hamm in 1928". More Olympic news ... See More  

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680041

Jim Thorpe wins Olympic gold... In a Carlisle newspaper...

Item #680041

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  

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$380.00
680040

Death and obituary of Shirley Chisholm...

Item #680040

January 04, 2005

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 4, 2005  



* Death of Shirley Chisholm

* 1st African American Woman elected to the United States Congress




Page 10 of Section B has a half-page report on the death and obituary of "Shirley Chisholm, 80: Ran for President, Served 13 Years in Congress." She was the first African-American to be elected to the United States Congress; and in 1972 the ... See More  

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680024

James Dean... one of the best to be had on the iconic teen actor...

Item #680024

September 29, 1955

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, Sept. 29, 1955 



* James Dean's "Rebel Without a Cause" advertisement

* Perhaps the best to be had on the iconic teen actor




James Dean remains a cultural icon of the troubled & struggling teen from the 1950's, and his aura only increased when he died young in a car crash on September 30, 1955, the day after this issue was published. Although h... See More  

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680012

Fantastic broadside on the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt...

Item #680012

April 12, 1945

THE SCIO TRIBUNE--EXTRA !, Linn County, Oregon, April 12, 1945 



* Very unusual broadside extra

* Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR death

* Great for display



The photos tells it all. We have never seen a newspaper with such a dramatic presentation on the front page. The publisher wanted to use larger letters than the width of his newspaper would allow so he set all the type below the masthead ... See More  

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680008

1969 review of the Rolling Stones days after their Madison Square Garden performances...

Item #680008

December 04, 1969

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York City, December 4, 1969



* Lengthy review of The Rolling Stones

* Post Madison Square Garden concert - 1969 U.S. Tour




Advertised on the front page (which includes a photo of Mick Jagger), but starting on page 42, is a lengthy, multi-page review of Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones. Multiple photos of the band are included. Nice to have this revi... See More  

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680006

William Cobbett's famous newspaper...

Item #680006

May 29, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 29, 1797 



* Rare 18th century American title



This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-... See More  

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680005

Period mention of the great London Fire...

Item #680005

January 28, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 28, 1666 (1667 by today's calendar). 



* The Great London Fire period coverage

* Among the earliest newspapers to be had




It is very rare to find any period mention of the great London Fire of 1666 in newspapers of the day, certainly one reason being the death of publications in print at that time--very few beyond the London Gazette.

The back pag... See More  

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679999

Defending the criticisms of Jews...

Item #679999
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1731



* A rare 1st edition

* Supporting criticism of the Jews

* Early report from Boston




This is just the third issue of this extremely successful magazine. Several editions of the first several issues were printed in the early 1730's, and are typically identified as such (2nd edition, 3rd edition, etc.) at the bottom of the title page. This ... See More  

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679987

"NAZIS DESTROYED IN FRENCH ATTACK" - WAR EXTRA! 9 A.M. Final...

Item #679987

June 12, 1940

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, June 12, 1940  (9 A.M. Final Edition)



* Great WWII reporting!

* War Extra




The top of the front page has: "WAR EXTRA", followed by the dramatic 2-line, full-banner headline: "NAZIS DESTROYED IN FRENCH ATTACK". Additional headlines include: "BRITISH SMASH ITALY BASIS" and "Rain Aids Defense of Paris; Fascist Bombs Hit Geneva.&... See More  

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679668

"The North Star" becomes "Frederick Douglass' Paper"...

Item #679668

December 15, 1854

FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, Dec. 15, 1854 



* Extremely rare publication



We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847.

Among the various articles in this issue are those headed "A Hundred Thousan
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679633

Ronald Reagan is inaugurated... Hostages are released...

Item #679633

January 21, 1981

THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, North Carolina, January 21, 1981 (1st section)



* Ronald Reagan inauguration

* Iran hostage crisis ends




The front page has a great two-line full banner headline: "Hostages Are Freed As Reagan Sworn In", with multiple subheads and additional related articles within. See images for details. Nice for display.

Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, includ... See More  

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679573

Oliver Cromwell print... Thanks for Horatio Nelson...

Item #679573
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1799  Among the two plates called for is one with a nice print of Oliver Cromwell as well as a view of Cockermouth Castle (see) with related text for both. Near the back is a letter from Horatio Nelson answering the vote of thanks of the British House of Commons for his victory in the Battle of the Nile, signed: Nelson.

Complete in 96 pages, full titl... See More  

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679449

Abraham Lincoln... from small beginnings... when he was an unknown...

Item #679449

April 27, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 27, 1848 



* Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career



This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote showing under the "yeas" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among many others. Plus page 3 has additional coverage from ... See More  

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679446

Report on Pearl Harbor, in a pro-Nazi newspaper...

Item #679446

December 10, 1941

EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey (in the English Channel), Dec. 10, 1941 



* Rare German occupation title

* Bombing of Pearl Harbor

* World War II - WWII




A very curious issue, as Guernsey, an English-speaking island, was occupied by the Germans during WWII so all the news was pro-Nazi.

The bottom half of the front page has two column heads on the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "Heavy ... See More  

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679436

Terrific golf print for any golfer...

Item #679436

October 12, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895  This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations of golf shots, most of a comic theme.

The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". Inside has: "Representative Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Ch... See More  

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679409

Gunfight at the OK Corral, and much more...

Item #679409
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1883 



* Tombstone, Arizona

* Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




A great issue with much reporting on some of the romance of the Old West. The first article in the issue, "Across Arizona", takes 16 pages and is quite detailed, containing eleven prints, including "Norton's Landing on the Colorado River" a: "Map of ... See More  

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679364

Jesse James...

Reacting to the romanticizing of the killing of Jesse James in a same-state newspaper...

Item #679364

April 13, 1882

THE REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, Missouri, April 13, 1882  Page 4 has an article with column heads: "The Killing Of Bandit James" "More Comfort for the Murderer's Friends". This is an interesting editorial groaning about the those who mourn about how he was killed, and including: "...True, a pistol was not placed in his hands and he told to 'defend himself'...&q... See More  

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679357

Large front page, Civil War era map of Richmond....

Item #679357

June 27, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, June 27, 1862 



* Richmond, Virginia Map

* Battle of Oak Grove

* General George McClellan




The front page features a large map with a quite large heading: "THE DEFENCES OF RICHMOND. Position of the Formidable Rebel Batteries & Earthworks in Major General McClellan's Front." There are also many related column heads on the front page as well.

Eight page... See More  

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679355

The Spindletop oil discovery transforms the oil industry in Texas...

Item #679355

January 14, 1901

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, January 14, 1901 



* Discovery of oil gusher in Beaumont, Texas

* Beginning of the Great Spindletop oil well




Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coincid... See More  

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679354

Spindletop oil discovery...

Item #679354

January 17, 1901

NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1901  Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coinciding with the need for this new product.

The discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas, was the beginning of the oil i... See More  

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679347

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #679347

April 26, 1893

PUCK, New York, April 26, 1893  Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons:

front page: &quo... See More  

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679341

Kate Gleason's death... The "Madame Curie of machine tools"...

Item #679341

January 10, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1933



* Catherine Anselm "Kate" Gleason death

* American engineer & businesswoman




The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "KATE GLEASON, ENGINEER, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Kate Gleason, american engineer and businesswoman known both for being an accomplished woman in the predominan... See More  

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679332

Daniel Webster's letters... "Defender of the Constitution"......

Item #679332
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, Aug., 1867  The prime feature of this issue is likely the 5 1/2 pages dedicated to the: "PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE OF DANIEL WEBSTER", which includes excerpts from many of his private correspondence along with background and commentary. The article serves well as an unofficial biography of this great "defender of the Constitution".... See More  

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679319

Ice skating displayable color cover from 1913...

Item #679319

January 13, 1913

THE PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL, New York, January 13, 1913 (front cover only)  This color cover has a wonderful color image of a young girl putting on her ice skates. Would look great framed. 

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679284

Brown vs. Board of Education - 1st report...

Item #679284

May 18, 1954

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., May 18, 1954.



* Brown vs. Board of Education

* Victory over segregation in the South

* Supreme Court decision (1st report)


Page 7 has a 2 column heading: "Southern, Border States Face Big Problems As Court Rules Out School Segregation", followed by the opening lines, "A momentous Supreme court edict, that segregation of negro and white c
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679282

Charles Linbergh's 1927 ticker tape parade...

Item #679282

June 13, 1927

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 13, 1927



* Great Charles Lindbergh welcome home

* Ticker tape parade in New York City




The front page has a three column headline: "COL. LINDBERGH, CENTER OF GREAT TRIUMPHANT RECEPTION IN NEW YORK" with subheads (see photos).



This issue contains other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, it has minor marg... See More  

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679281

Most runs in a single inning - 1953 Boston Red Sox...

Item #679281

June 19, 1953

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Taunton, Massachusetts, June 19, 1953  This 18 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 14: "Bosox Break Seven Records In 23-2 Romp" with box scores. (see)



This was a record made by the Boston Red Sox which is still held to this day.



Other news of the day. Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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679273

Neat title... "THE MOSQUITO"...

Item #679273

March 21, 1925

THE MOSQUITO, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, March 21, 1925  A curious little newspaper which appears to be the combination of the Middlesex Plain Dealer and the Perth Amboy Press. Filled mostly with local news and tidbits, many quite folksy and humorous, plus many ads as well. The ftpg. has a bit noting: "Christy Mathewson, of baseball fame, was recently named one of the trustees of the Ameri... See More  

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679259

Blacks to have rights of citizenship in New York ? Washington to move to England?

Item #679259

July 23, 1785

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1785 



* General George Washington to move his residence to England (?)

* Blacks to have citizenship rights in New York (?)




Page 2 has a report from New York with some news from the Assembly of the state which includes: "...very warm debates also have taken place upon the question of admitting Blacks, Mulattoes, Mustees, Quadroons...the the r... See More  

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679222

Adolf Hitler opens the 1936 Summer Olympics...

Item #679222

August 01, 1936

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, August 1, 1936



* Olympics open in front of the Nazi Party



The front page has a three column, three line headline: "Olympic Games Given Rousing Sendoff Today At opening Ceremonies",  with subheading: "Huge Throngs Pack Stadium Despite Heavy Downpour; Roar Greeting to Hitler", and more. Coverage continues on an inside page... See More  

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679217

1865 baseball game with box scores... Gothams vs. Mutuals...

Item #679217

July 12, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1865  On the bkpg. under "Out-Door Sports" is a summary of a game between the Gothams and Mutuals which states in part: "It was anything but the fine game...expected...the play on the Mutual side being confined mostly to the pitcher, catcher and first-base player. In fact it was the old style of game in vogue in 1863, when there was a rage for swift... See More  

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679215

Rabbis reject Palestine as Jewish homeland... Cox-Roosevelt Presidential Ticket...

Item #679215

July 07, 1920

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1920 



* Central Conference of American Rabbis

* Rejects labelling Palestine as Jewish homeland

* The Cox-Roosevelt Democratic Ticket




The middle of page 10 has: "ISRAEL NOT A NATION", which tells of The Central Conference of American Rabbis' declaration rejecting the phrase which states Palestine is to be a "national homeland for the Jews... See More  

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679194

Creation of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier...

Item #679194

November 11, 1921

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Illinois, Nov. 11, 1921  



* Dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.



The front page has a 4 image series depicting a famous poem, "The Colors", 1st published on Aug. 7, 1914.  Additionally, there is a one column article: "STREAM OF LIFE MOVES PAST BIER OF U.S. UNKNOWN - Capital Thousands Pay Honor".

On March 4, 1921 Congress approve... See More  

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679178

Fremont and Cochrane drop out... Battle Fisher's Hill, Virginia...

Item #679178

September 23, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 23, 1864 



* Fremont and Cochrane Retire

* Battle of Fisher's Hill - Strasburg, Virginia

* General Philip Sheridan




The front page has the heading: "THE PRESIDENCY: Fremont and Cochrane" with one and a half columns of coverage including both candidates letters of withdraw.

Additionally, the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: &quo... See More  

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679175

Pre-release color ad for "12 Years a Slave", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #679175

October 13, 2013

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 13, 2013 (Calendar Section)



* Pre-premiere ad for "12 Years a Slave"

* Steve McQueen - Chiwetel Ejiofor & Michael Fassbender

* Best Picture, Director, Foreign Actor and Supporting Actor, etc.




Page D7 has the best full-page ad for "12 Years a Slave" from the leading newspaper of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publi... See More  

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679173

Rare issue from Weaverville, California...

Item #679173

May 20, 1876

WEEKLY TRINITY JOURNAL, Weaverville, California, May 20, 1876  A rare issue from this Northern California town and uncommon to find from the 19th century. The Weekly Trinity Journal gives an inside peek to daily life 100 years after the founding of The United States of America. Quirky and fascinating headlines include: "A MIGHTY LIVELY RAT HUNT", "CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS" a... See More  

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679168

The slave trade... William Wilberforce... General Wayne slaughters the Indians...

Item #679168
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  July, 1790



* African slave trade

* William Wilberforce

* Indians massacred




Included is an interesting article on an: "Apparatus of Humanity" with a related full page print captioned: "Apparatus For Communicating Heat to Bodies Apparently Dead" (see). Also a review of a new book: "The Slave Trade Indispensable; in Answer t... See More  

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679166

The "white" negro boy... To John Hancock on the Stamp Act... Map of Bridgetown in Barbadoes...

Item #679166
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1766 



* re. Stamp Act repealed

* John Hancock letter

* Bridgetown, Barbadoes map




One of the better items is a letter: "...from the Principal Merchants in London trading to the Colonies, to John Hancock, Esq., and the rest of the Merchants in Boston, on the Repeal of the Stamp Act" which has some great reading. This letter take... See More  

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679165

Premiere weekend of "Raiders of the Lost Ark"...

Item #679165

June 17, 1981

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 17, 1981  The front page of the CALENDAR section has: "'LOST ARK' A RESOUNDING TRIUMPH AT BOX OFFICE", which continues on an inside page which also has a 4 3/4" by 13 1/4" advertisement for the premiere weekend of this Academy Award Winning film. It is nice to have this report in a Los Angles newspaper.

Ironically, this same front page has:... See More  

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679163

General Murray on retiring from Quebec...

Item #679163

September 01, 1766

THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, Scotland, September, 1766  Although formatted much like the more common "Gentleman's Magazine" this is a much more scarce title.

News under: "British North America" includes an address from the Council in Quebec to Governor James Murray on his retirement from that position, with his response to the Council. Further on are more letters to... See More  

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679151

Michael Jordan wins his 1st NBA title in 1991...

Item #679151

June 13, 1991

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 13, 1991



* Michael Jordan wins 1st NBA championship

* Chicago Bulls basketball - Phil Jackson

* Los Angles Lakers & Magic Johnson




The top of the front page has a three column color photo showing Michael Jordan trying to steal the ball from Magic Johnson with heading: "Reaching for Championship" (see) Nice to have from the home of the losing team, uncom... See More  

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679150

The Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #679150

September 23, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, September 23, 1862 



* Emancipation Proclamation

* President Abraham Lincoln




Page 4 contains the full texts of the Emancipation Proclamation, perhaps the most significant Presidential pronouncement of the entire Civil War wherein Lincoln declared all slaves free. Headed: "A Proclamation By the President of the United States" the document begins at the b... See More  

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679148

Eldridge Cleaver's death report... Obit of Bruce Springsteen's father...

Item #679148

May 02, 1998

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 2, 1998
 
* Death of Eldridge Cleaver
* From Black Panther to Mormon environmental & peace activist
 
The front page has: "Eldridge Cleaver, Former Black Panther, Dies", which tells of the life and death of the notable activist and author of "Soul On Ice" (considered a seminal work in African-American literature). The
... See More  

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679146

Review & premiere of "The Color Purple" & "Out of Africa"...

Item #679146

August 10, 2011

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 10, 2011



* Premiere of "The Color Purple", starring Whoopi Goldberg

* Premiere of "Out of Africa", starring Meryl Streep & Robert Redford

* Contrasting reviews with full-page ads for each



A terrific issue on the premieres of both motion picture hits: "The Color Purple" and "Out of Africa". Perhaps no better issu... See More  

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679145

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

Item #679145

August 10, 2011

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 10, 2011



* Premiere of "The Help" - advertisement and review

* Octavia Spencer, Viola Davis, and Emma Stone

* Multiple award winner




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Help", and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, it being the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood ... See More  

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$98.00
679116

Colonial Boston, with the Supplement issue attached...

Item #679116

June 06, 1768

THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, June 6, 1768 



* Pre Revolutionary War tensions



Under reports from London is: "...Letters from Boston, New England, mention that the late public spirit for establishing new manufactures was greatly subsided, the adventurers having met with nothing but disappointments in procuring materials, scarcity of money, & high price of wages." Else... See More  

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679106

It triggered the great Financial Panic of 1837...

Item #679106

May 13, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 13, 1837 



* Panic of 1837

* Financial crisis




The front page has a notable report: "Suspension of Specie Payments" which would be the trigger which stated the Financial Panic of 1837. On May 10, 1837, banks in New York City suspended specie payments, meaning that they would no longer redeem commercial paper in specie at full face valu... See More  

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678878

A 1690's discussion regarding "eating blood"...

Item #678878

May 08, 1694

ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, May 8, 1694



* Rare 17th century publication

* Is the eating of Blood lawful?

* Jews... Christians...




The entire issue is dedicated to answering the question of whether it is "lawful" for Christians to "Eat Blood", and the difference between the Christians and Jews in this regard. Considering the ongoing "Jewish Blood Libe
... See More  

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