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July 20, 1918
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass. July 20, 1918
* RMS Carpathia sunk by German submarine U-55
* Famous for rescuing the RMS Titanic survivors
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CARPATHIA IS SUNK" with subheads and photo. (see) I wonder how many people knew that this ocean liner, famous for the rescue of the Titanic survivors actually was sunk by a German U-boat durin... See More
April 13, 1912
THE TIMES, London, England, April 13, 1912
* Pre Sinking the RMS Titanic
* 2nd trip from England advertisement
Although the Titanic had just departed England the day prior, page 2 has an advertisements for the White Star Line selling tickets on its next departure from England: "...Largest Steamers In The World...Titanic...Wed., May 1..." with particulars of other ships &... See More
April 09, 1912
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 9, 1912
* Pre Sinking the RMS Titanic
* Return trip home advertisement
* Just 1 day prior to departure
Published shortly before the world's largest ship--the "unsinkable" Titanic--would make history by sinking in the North Atlantic, this newspaper contains an advertisement on page 11 for the return trip of the Titanic. Obviously a trip which wou... See More
October 19, 1937
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, October 19, 1937
* J. Bruce Ismay death
* RMS Titanic fame
* Early, same day report
The top of page 30 has a one column heading: "J. BRUCE ISMAY DIES; SURVIVOR OF THE TITANIC" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of J. Bruce Ismay, who was the chairman and managing director of the White Star Line of steamships at the time of t... See More
March 28, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1940
* Madeleine Fiermonte Astor death (1st report)
* American socialite & RMS Titanic survivor
The top of page 22 has a one column heading: "MRS. FIERMONTE, 47, IS DEAD IN SOUTH" with subheads that include: "Survivor Of The Titanic" and more with photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event ... See More
April 16, 1912
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, California, April 16, 1912 A great issue on the sinking of the Titanic with banner headline: "GIGANTIC LINER TITANIC SINKS; 1500 LOST OF 2200 SOULS ABOARD ONLY 866 ARE RESCUED" "Women and Children Placed in Life Boats Are Picked Up" with additional subheads.
And graphically a great issue, with a photo of the Titanic and two interior photos, a pho... See More
March 21, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1940
* William Ernest Carter death (1st report)
* Controversial male RMS Titanic survivor
The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "WILLIAM E. CARTER, TITANIC SURVIVOR" with subheads. (see) Mr. Carter got caught up in the finger pointing associated with being a male Titanic survivor and was forced to defend not only himself but J. Bruce Isma... See More
April 17, 1912
OAKLAND TRIBUNE, California, April 17, 1912
* RMS Titanic Sinking - survivors on the Carpathia
A nice issue on the Titanic disaster with the banner head: " 'ALL WOMEN SAVED FROM WRECK' FLASHES WIRELESS" with a nice graphic showing the locality of the tragedy and insets of four people and a photo of the "Scout Cruiser Chester".
Subheads include: "Only 7... See More
April 16, 1912
OAKLAND TRIBUNE, California, April 16, 1912
* Great RMS Titanic sinking issue for display
One of the better issues on the Titanic tragedy we have offered in some time, as the banner headline announces: "868 RESCUED FROM WRECK; 1350 BRAVE MEN PERISH". There are four related front page photos including one of the Titanic and one of Capt. E. J. Smith. Plus various subheads on th... See More
July 30, 1914
THE PITTSBURG DISPATCH, Penn. July 30, 1914
* World war I beginning
* Declaration of war
* War to end all wars starting
The front page has a banner headline in red lettering: "RUSSIA DETERMINED TO FORCE TITANIC WAR" with various subheads and two related photos. Coverage of the official beginning of World War I.
Complete with all 14 pages, minor wear along the central fold... See More
February 02, 1925
(3) THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, a trio of newspapers on Floyd Collins, February 2, 16 and 17, 1925
* Cave explorer Floyd Collins
* Sand, Mammoth Caves, Kentucky
* 3 issue lot of his demise
As Wikipedia notes, Floyd Collins was a celebrated pioneer cave explorer in central Kentucky, an area that is the location of hundreds of miles of interconnected caves, inc... See More
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December 26, 1997
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 26, 1997
* Best Titanic film advertisement
* Second weekend premiere - following Friday
* Leonardo DiCaprio & Kate Winslet
A terrific issue on the second weekend of the motion picture hit "Titanic" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's pri... See More
September 07, 1889
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 7, 1889 Inside has a nice 6 by 4 1/3 inch print of: "John Montgomery Ward, The Famous Short-Stop, New York Base-Ball Club." Includes a brief biography of Montgomery, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Other prints include a full ftpg: "Scene at Quarantine..." "Lake George..." "Scene on the Grounds of the ... See More
March 06, 1998
LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 6, 1998
* Best "The Big Lebowski" film advertisement
* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review
* Crime comedy - Jeff Bridges "The Dude"
A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Big Lebowski" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - t... See More
January 18, 1934
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1934
* Cunard & White Star Lines merge
* Ocean Liners - Lusitania & Titanic fame
The top of page 23 has one column heading: "CUNARD, WHITE STAR NOW A SINGLE LINE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the creation of the Cunard-White Star Line due to financial trouble of both lines during the great depression.
Other news, sports and advertisemen... See More
June 20, 1935
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1935
* Lady Pirrie death (1st report)
* Wife of RMS Titanic shipbuilder
The top of page 19 is a one column heading: "LADY PIRRIE DEAD; HEADED SHIP FIRM" with subheads and photo. (see) She was the wife of William Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie. He was a Irish shipbuilder who was responsible for the small number of lifeboats aboard the RMS Titanic. He claim... See More
May 04, 1912
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 4, 1912 The ftpg. is taken up with a very curious photo of: "The 'Beetle'--A New French Monoplane with Turnable Wings", one of the many now-comical contraptions many thought would revolutionize manned flight. A related article with more prints inside.
Inside has an article: "A Tribute to the Engineers of the 'Titanic' " ... See More
September 14, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1912
This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "Jerome D. Travers, America's New Amateur Golf Champion."
In this issue there is an article called "Progress of the Campaign." There is a full page illustration called "A Little Forecast of Coming Events" by Kemble ... See More
May 11, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1912 This issue has two parts, the typical first 16 pages (called Part I), and the woman's suffrage-themed supplement (called Part II).
Part 1 includes an political cartoon: "The Representative American Citizen?" by Kemble. Also a fullpg. with 6 photos relating to the recovery of bodies from the Titanic; a halfpg. photo of a life bo... See More
April 27, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1912 The front page of this issue is a photo of "Some of the Pitiful Seven Hundred. A boatload of the "Titanic's" survivors just before they were succored by the 'Carpathia' ".
This issue is in two parts. The first part has an illustration of "'The Wise Custom Which Limits the President to Two Terms Regards Th... See More
April 20, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, April 20, 1912 There is a full, color, cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Lost 'Titanic.'"
This issue is in two parts. The first part has an article of "Quarreling at the coal-bin" by Edward Hungerford and an article of "Improving the Aeroplane" by Albert S. Levino.
The second p... See More
March 23, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1912
The front page of this issue is a photo of "A New Masterpiece For America."
This issue has an illustration of "The Issue" by Kemble and photos of "One Kind of Recall" which says that "Judge Thornton Massie, Attorney William Foster and Sheriff Lew Webb were shot down and killed in the county court-house at Hillsv... See More
April 04, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 4, 1891 Full front page Frederic Remington print: "Big Fishing--Indians Hauling Nets On Lake Nepigon". Inside is a half page "The Government's Exhibit at the Columbian Exposition"; 1/4 page "The Government Building for the Columbian Exposition"; a full page "The City of St. John's, Newfoundland" and "Th... See More
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