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687068

1917 Walter Johnson photo... Washington Senators...

Item #687068

September 29, 1917

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Sept. 29, 1910



* Pitcher Walter Johnson strikeouts record

* Washington Senators - MLB baseball




Page 3 has a one column heading: "New Strike Out Record Made" with photo of a young Johnson with heading. (see)

Complete with 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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686844

Babe Ruth signs with the Boston Red Sox...

Item #686844

March 22, 1919

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, March 22, 1919 



* Babe Ruth signs final contract with Boston 

* Prelude to the trade
with New York Yankees   

* Major league baseball - MLB




The sports page, page 11, has a one column head: "Ruth Signs With Red Sox For Three Years" with the report noting in part: "...signed a three-year's contract with the world&#... See More  

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684828

Death of Mary Baker Eddy reported in the newspaper she founded...

Item #684828

December 05, 1910

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Dec. 5, 1910 



* Mary Baker Eddy death

* Church of Christ, Scientist

* Best title to be had (rare)




A very significant issue, as the top of the front page has: "Mary Baker Eddy" being a report of her death. Eddy was the founder of Christian Science and the founder of this newspaper, just two of her many accomplishments. The text carries o... See More  

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$225.00
683973

Florence Fleming Noyes as "Liberty" dancer...

Item #683973

March 03, 1913

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, March 3, 1913



* Florence Fleming Noyes

* "Liberty" dancer

* Women's suffrage




The front page has a one column photo with heading: "Sharon Woman In Tableaux As "Liberty" Dancer" (see) Brief text.

Complete with 20 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice... See More  

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682910

Prohibition in America in 1917...

Item #682910

December 20, 1917

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 20 1917



* America prohibition adopted

* House approves with vote



The top of the front page has a one column heading: "STATES PREPARE FOR INDORSEMENT OF PROHIBITION" with subhead. (see) Coverage on prohibition being adopted United States law. It would come in effect in January of 1919. Nice to have in this title which probably had pro... See More  

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682434

Wilbur Wright wins the very first Michelin Cup...

Item #682434

January 01, 1909

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Jan. 1, 1909  Page 3 has a rather inconspicuous report noting that Wilbur Wright had won the very first International Michelin Cup.

The Michelin Cup was an award sponsored by the French tire manufacturer Michelin for long distance flight made in airplanes. The contest would run through 1935.

The report, from LeMans, France, is headed: "Wright Winner O... See More  

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682211

Harry Truman's inauguration...

Item #682211

January 20, 1949

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Jan. 20, 1949  This newspaper took a different approach on the coverage of Harry Truman's inauguration.

Typically the front page carries a large photo of the new President. This issue has an ink-drawing captioned: "Harry S. Truman: From Farm Boy to President" with the only photo on page 2, showing him walking into the White House/

The six... See More  

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678657

The Shrinking Dollar...

Item #678657

February 02, 1981

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Feb. 2, 1981  The font page has an interesting illustration re: the U.S. dollar with a sequence of photos titled: "The Shrinking Dollar- what $10 bought in...". Included is a lengthy article which continues on an inside page which illustrates the 5-decade decline of the value of a dollar. 

Additional headlines concerning President Re... See More  

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674354

1919 Phi Beta Kappa at Harvard....

Item #674354

June 17, 1919

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 17, 1919



* Phi Beta Kappa at Harvard

* Academic honor society

* From 100+ years ago




The top of page 9 has a one column heading: "PHI BETA KAPPA DAY AT HARVARD" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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673641

19th Amendment fails by a single vote...

Item #673641

October 02, 1918

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, October 2, 1918 



* 19th Amendment fails by one vote in Senate (see note)



The front page has one column heading: "SENATE DEFEATS EQUAL SUFFRAGE - resolution Fails of Concurrence by one Vote in the Upper House of United States Congress - May Be Revived Later".

Page 5 continues with column 3: "THE SUFFRAGE VOTE - Detail of Senate Ballot Which ... See More  

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673626

President Wilson backs suffrage movement...

Item #673626

October 01, 1918

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Mass., October 1, 1918 



*President Wilson's Suffrage speech to the Senate



The front page of this issue has the heading: "PRESIDENT WILSON URGES SUFFRAGE IN SENATE SPEECH". , which reports on the historic speech he gave before the United States Senate. Additionally, the article includes the text of his speech and continues on pg. ... See More  

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673599

French Battleship Bouvet sinking...

Item #673599

March 20, 1915

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Massachusetts, March 20, 1915



* French Battleship Bouvet sinking

* World War I - WWI




This 20 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "THREE WARSHIPS OF ALLIES SUNK IN DARDANELLES", "British Admiralty Report Loss of Irresistible, Ocean and French Battleship Bouvet--Said to Strike Mines in the Straits"&nbs... See More  

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668717

Wrigley Field's opening day game in 1916...

Item #668717

April 21, 1916

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, April 21, 1916



* Wrigley Field opening day game

* Chicago Cubs 1st game at the park




The sport's section (page 18) has a small one column heading: "Chicago 7, Cincinnati 6" with scoreboard and a few names of players that did something good during the game. Unfortunately there is no report here mentioning it but this was the very first game... See More  

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666910

May Uprising... Armenia & Reds in 1920...

Item #666910

May 21, 1920

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, May 21, 1920



* May Uprising - coup d'etat

* Armenian Bolsheviks - Alexandropol




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ARMENIAN CITIES HELD BY THE REDS" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 18 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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665018

1919 War-time prohibition taking effect...

Item #665018

July 03, 1919

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, July 3, 1919



* War-time prohibition takes effect



The front page has a one column heading: "Reports Say Dry Law Is Enforced" with subhead. (see) Coverage on wartime prohibition act 1st taking effect.

Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, good condition.

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664307

On the 1929 stock market crash...

Item #664307

October 23, 1929

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, October 23, 1929 



* Stock market crash of 1929 beginning



The stock market crash of 1929 did much to define America for the next decade, resulting in the Great Depression and all the trauma relating to it. It seemed common for many newspapers to put a positive spin on the on-going tragedy, so reports often conflicted with the reality of the time.

T... See More  

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662443

Saudi Arabian oil industry begins... Ibn Saud...

Item #662443

August 08, 1939

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, August 8, 1939



* Saudi Arabia oil industry in it's infancy

* California Arabian Standard Oil Company

* Ibn Saud - 1st monarch of Saudi Arabia




The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "More Arabian Oil" with related map. Brief article begins with: "King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia is understood to have granted the Stand... See More  

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661882

Maurice Day - from Laguna Beach to Disney Studios...

Item #661882

February 01, 1947

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR (Magazine Section), Boston, February 1, 1947



* illustrator for Disney Studios - works include Bambi



The cover of this Magazine Section has a color illustration by Maurice Day, an early illustrator for Disney Studios. An inside article shows various sections of his work, a small photo of him, and the related article mentions that Walt Disney discovered him as a r... See More  

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661830

First use of the popular term "Ivy League"...

Item #661830

February 07, 1935

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, February 7, 1935 



* Very 1st use of the term "Ivy League"

* Collegiate athletic conference

* Harvard, Yale, Brown, Princeton, etc.




Page 6 contains a rather mundane, one column article headed: "Brown Seems to Have Been Taken Into 'Ivy League' " but it is significant for being the very first use of the term "Ivy Lea... See More  

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661608

Set on Howard Hughes' around-the-world flight...

Item #661608

July 11, 1938

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston. A set of 4 issues dated July 11, 12, 14 & 15, 1938.



* Aviator Howard Hughes

* Airplane flight around World




Each issue has a top- of-the-front page headline and photo concerning Howard Hughes' historic around-the-world flight.

See the photos for the both the headlines and the graphics.

Each issue is complete & in very nice condition.... See More  

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660729

Babe Ruth Home Run Record In 1921...

Item #660729

October 03, 1921

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, October 3, 1921.



* Babe Ruth breaks his own home run record with 59

* New York Yankees Baseball - 1st AL pennant

* One short of his prediction at beginning of season




Page 8 has a one column heading: "G. H. Ruth Makes A New World's Record" with subhead. (see)

Other news of the day.Complete with all 14 pages, light ton
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660356

"First they came for the Socialists... then they came for me."

Martin Niemöller sent to a concentration camp....

Item #660356

March 04, 1938

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, March 4, 1938



* Reverend Martin Niemöller sent to a concentration camp

* Anti-Nazi theologian and Lutheran pastor

* Famous "First they came..." statement fame




The front page has a two column-wide article headed: "Niemöller Sent to Prison Camp," followed by considerable text (see images). The report speaks of the anti-Nazi theolog... See More  

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660219

Robert H. Goddard rocket w/ parachute 1st...

Item #660219

June 02, 1938

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 2, 1938



* Robert H. Goddard - rocketeer

* Rockets w/ parachutes experiments

* Roswell, New Mexico tests




The top of page 4 has a two column heading: "Soaring Rocket Ships Bring New Technique in Parachutes" (see)

Complete with all 14 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.... See More  

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655866

Warren Harding's inaugural address...

Item #655866

March 05, 1921

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  

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652118

Madison Square Garden II sold...

Item #652118

April 07, 1911

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, April 7, 1911  The front page has a one column head: "Dispose of Madison Square Garden for Big Skyscraper Site".  The article begins: "Madison Square Garden, the largest assembly building in New York city, was sold Thursday which already has laid plans for tearing down the structure and erecting on the site five modern skyscraper... See More  

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651873

India's Constitution announced... Independence realized...

Item #651873

January 24, 1950

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, MA, January 24 & 25, 1950 (a two-issue set)  Although India's Independence was guaranteed as of 1947, it did not become a reality until January 26, 1950, when its Constitution became official. This two issue set contains details regarding the Constitution (inside, with photo), the declaration of the former king stepping down from power, and the a... See More  

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651267

Battle of Taierzhuang - China...

Item #651267

April 15, 1938

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, April 15, 1938



* Battle of Taierzhuang - China

* Second Sino-Japanese War




Page 2 has a two column heading: "Chinese Hail Major Victory; Japanese Changing Tactics" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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650061

Jewish Holocaust begins in 1933....

Item #650061

April 01, 1933

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, April 1, 1933



* Jewish boycott 

* Jews' shops  - windows w/ placards

* Beginning of the Holocaust



The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Boycott on Jews in Germany Limited to Day by Fascists" with subheads. (see) This was the first major German movement against the Jews which would only grow more severe a
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649336

Amelia Earhart lost in 1937...

Item #649336

July 19, 1937

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, July 19, 1937.

 

* Amelia Earhart famous disappearance

* Lost over the Pacific Ocean


* Search officially ends - dead ?



Page 3 has a one column heading: "Earhart Search Ended by Navy After 16 Days" (see) She went missing over two weeks earlier.

Other news of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.... See More  

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648357

The first vessel sailing into the Panama Canal... The stadium before Yankee Stadium...

Item #648357

December 02, 1910

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Massachusetts, December 2, 1910  The front page  has a column head: "First Vessel Sails a Part of Panama Canal", a three-masted steam yacht Visitor II.

The sport page has a one column head: "Soon to Sign Contracts for New N.Y. Stadium" with subhead "President Farrell of American Baseball Club Expected to Approve Them on Ret... See More  

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648329

Hubert Wilkins trans-Arctic flight....

Item #648329

April 21, 1928

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, April 21, 1928 



* Australian polar explorer & aviator Hubert Wilkins

* Trans-arctic airplane flight w/ Carl Ben Eielson

* Point Barrow, Alaska to Spitsbergen, Norway




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "WILKINS GETS TO SPITZBERGEN IN POLAR FLIGHT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage here.

Other news, sports a... See More  

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646977

Jim Thorpe wins two Olympic gold medals which he would be forced to surrender...

Item #646977

July 08, 1912

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, July 8 and 16, 1912 



* Jim Thorpe shines at Olympics

* Carlisle Indian School star athlete




A pair of issues with the top of the last column of each heads on noted athlete Jim Thorpe winning his two gold medals at the Stockholm Olympics for the decathlon and pentathlon. See the photos for the headlines. Each report carries over to page 3.

Thorpe w... See More  

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645202

Panama Canal...

Item #645202

December 26, 1908

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Massachusetts, December 26, 1908  The front page has a column-wide headline "Over One Third Of Panama Canal Is Already Dug" with subheads "Extraordinary Achievements of the Last Twelve Months Show Work Could Be Finished in About Two Years" "Will Interest Taft" and more. 

Other front page articles are "Orphans To G... See More  

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644950

Passports of Jewish Americans not being honored by Russia...

Item #644950

January 20, 1909

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Jan. 20, 1909  The ftpg. has a column head: "JEWS OF AMERICA DEMAND THAT CZAR HONOR PASSPORTS" "Citizens Ask Congress to Stop Discrimination, Declaring the Question Is National Rather Than Racial" "Debate A Petition". This concerns the problem with Russia not recognizing American passports held by Jews (see).

Ten pages, lig... See More  

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644156

Evans Carlson's raiders attack Makin Island....

Item #644156

August 22, 1942

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, August 22, 1942



* Evans Carlson's Makin Island raid

* World War II - U.S. Marines

* President Roosevelt's eldest son, James




The front page has a five column headline: "Marines Smash Axis Raid in Solomons" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.... See More  

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639834

Very 1st Rose Bowl at current stadium in 1923...

Item #639834

January 02, 1923

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. Boston, January 2, 1923



* 1st Rose Bowl college football game at current stadium

* Rose Bowl: USC Trojans vs. Penn State Nittany Lions



Page 10 has a small one column heading: "Penn State Loses to Southern California Eleven at Pasadena" with lineups. (see) This was the 1st game held at the Rose Bowl Stadium which is still used today. Rare as such

Co... See More  

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637520

Gandhi-Irwin Pact...

Item #637520

March 04, 1931

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, March 4, 1931



* Gandhi-Irwin Pact reached  (early 1st report)

* Mahatma Gandhi & Lord Irwin - India



The top of the front page has a one column heading: "INDIA'S PEACE ASSURED BY COMPROMISE" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.



... See More  

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628125

Prohibition ends in 1933....

Item #628125

December 06, 1933

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 6, 1933



* U.S. prohibition ends (1st report)

* Beer returns - legal liquor



The front page has one column headings that include: "Repeal Adds New Problems To Old Ones" "Liquor Flows Freely in 19 States With Six More Expected" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the official end of prohibition in America. Nice to have in t... See More  

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621024

Frank Gotch pro wrestler title win in 1910...

Item #621024

June 02, 1910

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 2, 1910 



* Frank Gotch wins title 

* Professional wrestling 

* Stanislaus Zbyszko
 



Page 3 has a very small one column heading: "Gotch Retains Title" See image for brief 1st report coverage on Frank Gotch defending his heavyweight pro wrestling World title.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete i... See More  

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618863

Uniontown, Pennsylvania airplane disaster....

Item #618863

April 08, 1936

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, April 8, 1936



* Uniontown, Pennsylvania

* TWA airplane crash disaster (1st report)

* Flight 1 - Cheat Mountain




The front page a two column heading: "Air-Crash Inquiry Centers On Instruments and Beacons; Two Investigations Started" with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on the TWA airliner crash on a mountain side near Uniontown, Pennsylva... See More  

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617031

Mahatma Gandhi starts his 21-day fast...

Item #617031

May 08, 1933

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, May 8, 1933



* Mahatma Gandhi starts his 21-day fast

* Early, same day 1st report



The front page has one column headings: "Gandhi Released From Prison Soon After Fast Starts" "Aid for Depressed Classes Not Judged Inimical to Government" (see)

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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614450

Fight for prohibition.... drys winning...

Item #614450

June 19, 1919

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 19, 1919



* U.S. prohibition fight

* Drys winning




The front page has an article headed: "DRY REPEALER IS LOST IN SENATE" "Action Makes It Practically Certain United States Will Become Bone Dry on July 1--..."

Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light browning, minor margin wear, generally nice.... See More  

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614093

War-time prohibition taking effect in 1919....

Item #614093

June 27, 1919

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 27, 1919



* War-time prohibition taking effect



The front page has an article headed: "DRY LAW UPHELD IN COURT OF APPEALS" "Decision Announced in New York Dismisses the Preliminary Injunction Granted Brewers Against District Attorney"

Other news of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light browning, a few small margin tears, generally... See More  

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610553

1945 occupation of Japan begins...

Item #610553

August 31, 1945

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, August 31, 1945



* U.S. occupation of Japan begins (Tokyo)

* General Douglas MacArthur takes over

* USS Missouri (Big Mo) in Tokyo Bay




The front page has a banner headline: "Tokyo Japanese Remain Unbowed" with subheads and related photo. Coverage on the initial occupation Japan with the United States Navy entering Tokyo Bay. The official sign... See More  

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600784

Gandhi starts hunger strike...

Item #600784

September 20, 1932

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Massachusetts, September 20, 1932



* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

* The Mahatma food strike begins




The front page has two column headlines that include: "India Grants Gandhi's Request To Begin Fast Inside Jail" and more. Coverage on the start of his 6-day hunger strike in jail. Other news of the day including various advertisements. Complete... See More  

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599650

Los Angeles Air Show... early airplanes...

Item #599650

January 18, 1910

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Massachusetts, January 18, 1910



* 1910 Los Angeles, California

* International Air Meet at Dominguez Field

* Aviator Glenn Curtiss - airplanes - airships




The front page has a two column headline: "ENDURANCE TRIALS ON AGAIN AT COAST AVIATION COURSE" with photos of Glenn Curtiss and Louis Paulhan flying their airplanes. Other news, s... See More  

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599346

Goebbels threatens Jews with extermination...

Item #599346

June 15, 1942

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 15, 1942 



* Joseph Goebbels broadcast 

* Extermination of Jews ?
 



Page has a two column heading: "Nazis Hit British Terrorism; Goebbels Threatens Jews" which is one of Joseph Goebbel 's radio broadcasts to the German people.



Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise nice condition.... See More  

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598562

Eve of Jewish Statehood...

Item #598562

May 13, 1948

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, May 13, 1948 



* Jewish Statehood (eve)



The front page has a two column headline: "Arabs Fire Barrage Of Palestine Threats But Army Unity Lags" with smaller subheads that include: "Jews Prepare State" and more. The establishment of the "State of Israel" would happen the very next day.



Other news and advertisements of... See More  

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592441

1934 Chicago stock yards fire...

Item #592441

December 23, 1910

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 23, 1910 



* Chicago, Illinois stockyards fire (1st report) 



This 12 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "Chicago Stock-Yards Fire Loss Is Over $500,000". See photos for 1st report coverage on the 1910 Chicago stock yards fire disaster.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Li... See More  

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590643

Nile Kinnick named All "Big Ten"...

Item #590643

November 28, 1939

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, November 28, 1939 



* Nile Kinnick "All Conference" 1st choice 

* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football 

* James A. Naismith death (1st report)
 



This 18 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 14: "Nile Kinnick Is Unanimous Choice on All-Big Ten Team" (See images for text here). Also a 1st report on the ... See More  

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