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682578

The Custer massacre... Jesse James train robbery... Mark Twain...

Item #682578

July 13, 1876

AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, July 13, 1876



* General George Custer

* Battle of Little Bighorn

* Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens




Page 7 has: "Summary Of News" which includes a very brief & inconspicuous report on the Custer massacre: "The disastrous fight between Gen. Custer's command & the Sioux Indians on June 25th resulted in the death of Gen. Custer, toge... See More  

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$62.00
682345

Last major train robbery in the United States...

Item #682345

November 26, 1937

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., November 26, 1937



* Last major train robbery in the U.S.

* Deming, Luna County, New Mexico

* Henry Loftus and Harry Donaldson




You might call it the official end of the "Wild West", but in any case the two column heading near the bottom of the front page announces what is considered the last major train robbery in the country: "''Brooklyn... See More  

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681932

Chief Sitting Bull on the warpath ?...

Item #681932

March 23, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, March 23, 1878



* Chief Sitting Bull on the warpath ?



The bottom of the front page has a small one column heading: "The Indian Situation" with subhead. See image for brief text.

Four pages, a little archival mending at the margins, minor wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.... See More  

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$28.00
681925

Chief Spotted Tail in 1875...

Item #681925

September 18, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 18, 1875



* Chief Spotted Tail - Agency

* Brulé Lakota Sioux Indians




Page 5 has an article headed: "WOGALAKA TONKA" "Spotted Tails Tepee" and more.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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681698

St. Johns, Arizona dam break flood disaster....

Item #681698

April 15, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 15, 1915



* St. Johns, Apache County, Arizona flood

* Lyman dam - reservoir break disaster




The front page has a banner headline: "Arizona Reservoir Breaks; Eight Persons Drowned" with subhead. (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... See More  

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681537

Slocum, Texas tornado disaster....

Item #681537

April 25, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1929



* Slocum, the town that blew away

* Anderson County, Texas tornado disaster

* Elinor Smith aviation feat




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Seven Killed in Texas Village by Tornado; Blizzard Isolates Area About Cheyenne" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Page 3 has a... See More  

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681410

1918 Norman, Oklahoma state hospital fire disaster...

Item #681410

April 10, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 10, 1918



* American athlete Jim Thorpe photo

* Carlisle Indians football fame

* Tries out New York Giants baseball




Page 11 has a two column photo of Jim Thorpe with heading: "Jim Thorpe Sure Is a Persevering Guy" with text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that... See More  

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681236

Parade in Carlisle for Olympic champion JimThorpe...

Item #681236

August 20, 1912

VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, August 20, 1912  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 incredible athletic prowess was discovered by "Pop" Warner, one of the most influential coaches in early football histor... See More  

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680955

Post Custer massacre.... Gen. George Crook...

Item #680955

August 11, 1876

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Aug. 11, 1876



* Post battle of Little Bighorn (Custer Massacre)

* General Alfred Terry - Sioux Indians War




Page 2 has a one column heading: "The Indian War" with subhead. (see) See image for text here shortly after the Custer massacre at the battle of Little Bighorn.

Other news and several interesting advertisements are included througho... See More  

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680773

1914 Battle of Cocos...

Item #680773

November 10, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 10, 1914



* Battle of Cocos - Indian Ocean

* HMAS Sydney - Australian warship

* German warship SMS Emden




The front page has a banner headline: "AUSTRALIAN WARSHIP SINKS GERMAN CRUISER EMDEN" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are... See More  

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680360

1898 Battle of Sugar Point... Minnesota...

Item #680360

October 05, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 5, 1898



* Battle of Sugar Point - Leech Lake - Minnesota

* Pillager Band of Chippewa Indians - Bugonaygeshig




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AN INDIAN BATTLE" 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 fro... See More  

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680308

1915 Tsianina Redfeather Blackstone... Indian singer...

Item #680308

July 09, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 9, 1915



* Tsianina Redfeather Blackstone

* Creek/Cherokee Native American

* Indianist movement - music singer




The top of page 9 has a two column photo with heading: "Indian Maid Gains Fame As Remarkable Singer" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that ... See More  

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680249

Prelude to Custer's Massacre....

Item #680249

May 30, 1876

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1876



* Battle of Little Bighorn close

* Prelude to Custer's massacre




The front page has small one column headings: "The Black Hills Country--A Startling Statement By A Returned Miner--Men Killed By Indians Every Day--No Gold Worth Speaking Of" "An Attack On Custer City By The Indians" This was a little more than three weeks prior to the Ba... 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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680018

The Centennial Exposition... Baseball...

Item #680018

May 20, 1876

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 20, 1876  Featured are several prints of the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, the ftpg. showing the "Great Corliss Engine" & an expansive doublepage centerfold of the: "Scene on the Grand Plaza...". More as well.

The back page has a nice print of a baseball player in uniform, in a "Base Ball Goods" adverti... See More  

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679977

Siege of Havana, Cuba, with a foldout map...

Item #679977
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1762 



* Siege of Havana, Cuba w/ foldout map

* British occupation - Seven Years' War




The prime content would certainly be the account of the battle of Havana, Cuba, headed: "Account of the Taking of the Havannah" which is nearly a full page account.

This is followed by the: "Articles of Capitulation agreed upon between Sir ... See More  

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679796

The Grattan Indian massacre...

Item #679796

September 12, 1854

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 12, 1854 



* Grattan Massacre

* United States Army

* Lakota Sioux Indians




The back page has an article headed: "Indian Outrages" "Important News from Fort Laramie--Indians Attacking the Fort...." Early coverage on what was known as the "Grattan Massacre". This was the opening engagement of the First Sioux War, fought between... See More  

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$42.00
679740

Massacre of Indian chiefs...

Item #679740

March 24, 1787

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 24, 1787  The bottom of the  back page has a report noting "...from North America, which mention that several Indian Chiefs who had assembled for the purpose of holding a council, hostile to the United States, had been surprised & put to death by a party of the American army. The celebrated Joseph Brendt...and another chief escaped the massac... See More  

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679735

Battle of Chippewa Falls...

Item #679735

July 27, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 27, 1814  The front page begins with a full column: "Dispatch From Major-General Brown to the Secretary of War" which is his official report on the Battle of Chippawa Falls near Niagara. This was a notable victory for the Americans despite being outnumbered by the British.

Page 2 has a report headed: "Capture of Eastport" & also: "... See More  

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679720

Georgetown, Colorado... Tacoma, Washington Territory...

Item #679720

May 05, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883  The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View of Tacoma, Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound"; the doublepage centerfold is a dramatic scene of a mother at the Tombs jail; half page: "The Indian at Work--M... 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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679280

1910 photo of Chief Myers...

Item #679280

January 29, 1910

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 29, 1910



* John Tortes - Chief Myers photo

* New York Giants baseball catcher




The front page of section 2 (sports) has a three column photo of Chief Myers with heading: "Big Indian Catcher is Idol Of the Polo Grounds Fans" with subhead and text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard t... See More  

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679251

The Oklahoma land boom...

Item #679251

April 04, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 4, 1885  The front page haws 4 prints with the caption: "Kansas - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - Scenes at the Boomers' Camp at Arkansas City" plus there is a related article on an inside page. Inside also have a one-third pg. print: "Indian Territory - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - General Hatch's U.S. Cavalry ... 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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678765

The day war was officially declared...

Item #678765

June 19, 1812

THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, June 19, 1812  On this very day it became official that a state of war existed between the United States and Great Britain, so it is not surprising that this issue has much war-related content.

Page 3 has a lengthy item concerning war which includes a quote from James Madison which mentions: "...a proclamation to the inhabita... See More  

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678651

The Modoc Indian War...

Item #678651

April 23, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1873 



* Modoc Indian War

* Lava Beds - Captain Jack

* Second Battle of the Stronghold



The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE HOSTILE INDIANS" with smaller subheads. Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns.

Other news of the day throughout. Twelve pages, nice condition.... See More  

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678627

California Alien Land Law of 1913...

Item #678627

May 19, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 19, 1913



* California Alien Land Law

* Governor Hiram Johnson signs

* Webb-Haney Act




The front page has a nice banner headline: "ALIEN LAND BILL IS SIGNED BY GOV. JOHNSON" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragi... See More  

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678378

1901 Apache Kid execution ?....

Item #678378

May 01, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 1, 1901



* Apache Kid executed in 1901 ?

* Notorious renegade Indian




The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "The Apache Kid Executed In Mexico" (see) Was this the infamous Apache Kid ? His whereabouts and ultimate fate was never known according to history. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pul... See More  

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678328

Capture of the slave ship "Brothers"... California gold... Indian Wars...

Item #678328

November 15, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 15, 1858  The 1st column of page two has: "Arrival of Another Captured Slaver at Charleston", which tells of the capture of the slave ship 'Brothers". Another related article providing additional details is found on page 4.

Page 2 also has: "Our California Correspondence - A Visit to Fraser River - The Gold Diggings and the Yield of the Preci... See More  

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678323

Trip to California... Reports from The Overland Mail...

Item #678323

October 24, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 24, 1858  The front page has over two columns of details headed: "THE OVERLAND MAIL", "Overland Mail Wagon, Near Fort Belknap, Young Co., Texas, Sept. 22, 1858. The article provides significant details regarding a segment of the trip to California, and includes: "The Route from Fayetteville to Fort Smith -- Difficulties of the Ozark Range -- Magnifice... See More  

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677921

Capture of Pensacola Florida, during the Seminole War...

Item #677921

July 25, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1818  The prime content is a detailed report of the capture of Pensacola, Florida during the Seminole Indian war. American forces were led by Andrew Jackson who felt Pensacola was being used by the Seminoles for strikes against America.

Also a very lengthy & detailed report on the death and funeral of General Richard Montgomery.

Sixteen pa... See More  

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677899

Navajo Code Talkers in 1945...

Item #677899

September 19, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1945 



* Navajo Code Talkers (Windtalkers) 

* United States Marines 

* World War II - WWII




Page 9 has one column headings: "NAVAJO CODE TALK KEPT FOE GUESSING" "Indians With Marines, Using Rare Native Tongue, Insured Secrecy of Messages" Rare coverage on the use of this secret code in the Pacific Theater during world War I... See More  

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677787

On the eve of war with England...

Item #677787

June 11, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 11, 1812  On the eve of war with England, this issue has some reports relating to our relations with the British. Some articles include: "The Armies - Gov. Hull is to Command the Western Army" "Latest from England" "Indian Hostilities" and more.

Four pages, light foxing, good condition.

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677502

Famous "Unite Or Die" engraving in the masthead...

Item #677502

December 07, 1774

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 7, 1774 



* Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon



If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption. 

The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead
... See More  

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677419

Fort Laramie Treaty... Fugitive slave law & lynching law...

Item #677419

October 30, 1851

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, DC, Oct. 30, 1851  Page 3 has: "The Treaty with the Prairie Indians" noting: "The Treaty was concluded and signed by the Commissioners and Indians on the 17th September. It guaranties to the latter the payment of $50,000 annually, in money or goods, for fifty years, upon their faithful compliance during that time with the terms of the treaty.... See More  

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677104

Colorful automobile issue from 1912...

Item #677104

December 07, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 7, 1912



* Multiple, displayable automobile-themed prints 



The very colorful color cover (see photos) includes a vintage automobile amongst the Navajo Indians of the American Southwest.  In this issue there is an illustration called "The Woes of a President-Elect" by C. J. Budd. There are photos of "The War in the Near East" an... See More  

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676993

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #676993

July 04, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Boston, June 20, 1870  This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & ... See More  

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$385.00
676928

Jim Thorpe wins 1912 Olympic decathlon...

Item #676928

July 15, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 15, 1912 



* Jim Thorpe wins Olympic decathlon

* Carlisle Indian School star athlete




The front page has a one column headings that include: "Final Day Of The Athletic Program" "....American Winner of Decathlon" and more. (see) Coverage continues on page 2 a small heading: "Thorp Wins Decathlon". (see) Surprisingly this issue... See More  

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676710

1911 Battle of Kelley Creek...

Item #676710

February 27, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 27, 1911



* Battle of Kelley Creek - "Last massacre"

* American Indian Wars - Winnemucca, Nevada




The front page has a nice banner headline: "EIGHT INDIANS KILLED IN BATTLE WITH NEVADA POSSE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not... See More  

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676678

Capture of Fort Frontenac...

Item #676678
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1758  The prime content would be a report from the French and Indian War  prefaced with: "The following is Col. Bradstreet's Letter to Gen. Abercrombie after the Reduction of Fort Frontenac" with a dateline of Oswego, Aug. 31, 1758 & a nice account of the battle, the site of present-day Kingston, Ontario.

The report begins: &... See More  

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676352

Life & career of famed Texas Ranger John B. Jones...

Item #676352

September 02, 1881

STANISLAUS COUNTY WEEKLY NEWS, Modesto, California, Sept. 2, 1881  An early newspaper from this city in North-central California which when it began in 1868 was the first newspaper in Modesto. In 1881 the population of the town was less than 1000.

Various news events of the day, local, regional and national, with a wealth of advertising.

The back page has an interesting article taking over ... See More  

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$75.00
676347

The lead-up to the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #676347

July 21, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 21, 1861  Some nice front page column heads on the day before Bull Run including: "LATEST FROM BULL'S RUN" "The Armies Only One Mile Apart" "Our Men on the Original Battlefield" "Capture of Several Secessionists" "Effect of Our Fire on the Rebels" "Beauregard Treated two a Shell" "THE WAR FOER THE UNIO... See More  

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$49.00
676260

Gibson County, Tennessee Negroes massacre...

Item #676260

September 01, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1874



* Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee

* Negroes massacred

* General George Custer expedition




The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "LEX TALIONIS" "The Black Butchery in Tennessee" "The Bloody 'Regulators' Lynch Fifteen Prisoners" and more. (see)

Page 5 has: "THE BLACK HILLS" "Return of ... See More  

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676174

The Modoc Indian War of 1873...

Item #676174

May 24, 1873

DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, California, May 24, 1873 



* Dixon Bridge Disaster - Illinois

* Modoc War - Lava Beds

* Captain Jack fame




The top of the ftpg. has: "THE MODOC WAR" "Further Details of Hasbrouck's Successful Scout" "Captain Jack and His Party Leave Clandestinely" and more. (see)

Four pages, never bound, large folio size, good conditi... See More  

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$38.00
676147

1909 Chief Mahaska (White Cloud) statue dedication...

Item #676147

May 15, 1909

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 15, 1909



* Chief Mahaska (White Cloud) statue

* Oskaloosa, Iowa dedication - unveiling




The top of page 6 has a two column photo with heading: "ONLY STATUE EVER ERECTED TO INDIAN" (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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676061

1904 Pelletier fire... Sioux City SD...

Item #676061

December 24, 1904

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 24, 1904



* Pelletier fire - Sioux City, South Dakota

* Business district conflagration disaster




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "FIRE SWEEPS SIOUX CITY CAUSING $2,500,000 LOSS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tota... See More  

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$38.00
676058

Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians... Praise for colored soldiers...

Item #676058

January 02, 1864

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Jan. 2, 1864 



* Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians

* Colored soldiers in the Civil War




Among the front page first column stack of Civil War heads are: "DAWN OF ANOTHER YEAR" "Our Armies Quiescent" "The Fight on the Hiawassie" "Fatal Defeat of Gen. Wheeler's Cavalry" "The Union Case In Arkansas".

Additio... See More  

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$48.00
675949

1903 Iroquois Theatte fire... Chicago...

Item #675949

July 29, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 29, 1903



* Iroquois Theatre fire - Chicago (1st report)

* Deadliest in United States history




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SCORES OF LIVES LOST IN FLAMES" with subhead. This was the deadliest single-building fire in U.S. history with over 600 deaths. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "w... See More  

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$88.00
675810

1903 McAlester, Oklahoma Woman hanging...

Item #675810

July 17, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 17, 1903



* McAlester, Oklahoma - Indian Territory

* Murderer Dora Wright - Woman hanging




The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "WHITE MAN HANGED BY KENTUCKY MOB" with subhead. (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... See More  

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675749

Concerning the Sioux War...

Item #675749

September 12, 1876

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Sept. 12, 1876 



* Post Custer massacre



The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "The Sioux Campaign" "Gen. Crook's Fruitless Search--Troops Going Into Winter Quarters" and more. (see)

Eight pages, close cut along spine on the front page only causing a little loss to some ads, otherwise nice.... See More  

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$30.00
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