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684338

The back story of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier...

Item #684338

May 04, 1921

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 4, 1921  Page 2 begins with a one-third column article headed: "30,000 U.S. Dead Remain In France".

This article reports the "back story" of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. One of the unknown dead who was disinterred in a grave in France would be randomly selected to be entombed in the newly-created memorial in Arlington Cemetery on ... See More  

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681893

The Gettysburg Address...

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November 20, 1863

THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 20, 1863  



* President Abraham Lincoln's famous speech

* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery




It would be difficult to argue for a more historic or significance speech from the 19th century, let alone the Civil War. As it was not printed in all newspapers of the day, this report with the full text of Lincoln's Gettysbu... See More  

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681892

Attendees on the way to the Gettysburg dedication...

Item #681892

November 19, 1863

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 19, 1863



* Ceremony at the Gettysburg battlefield

* Abraham Lincoln's starts journey




 Page 3 has a seemingly inconspicuous and innocuous report, but one which would have much more meaning in American history than anyone on that date could possibly imagine.

Headed: "The National Cemetery Dedication - A Large Attendance Expected"... See More  

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679194

Creation of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier...

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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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678588

Great issue on creation of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier...

Item #678588

November 11, 1921

THE BULLETIN, San Francisco, California, Nov. 11, 1921



* Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (1st report)

* Arlington cemetery - Armistice Day

* Terrific issue for display




 Although we have offered several newspapers on the beginning of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery, none have been as graphic and displayable as this issue.

The large and bold banner headline announces... See More  

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678128

1907 Memorial Day holiday headline...

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May 30, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 30, 1907



* Memorial Day holiday headline

* United States Armed Forces




The front page has a nice banner headline: "A NATION MOURNS FOR HER DEAD'" 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 not totally fragile from this era in pa... See More  

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676492

Very 1st Indianapolis 500 race in 1911...

Item #676492

May 31, 1911

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 31, 1911



* Indianapolis 500 inaugural race (1st report)

* American racecar driver Ray Harroun wins




The front page has a one column heading: "SIX INJURED IN BOG AUTO RACE RECOVERING" 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 th... See More  

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675845

The Gettysburg Address...

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November 28, 1863

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Nov. 28, 1863  



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery




Page 3 contains a report headed: "The Gettysburg Ceremonies" "Description of the Battle-Field and Consecration Exercises" as well as one of the most memorable speeches ever given by a President.

The article takes nearly two columns and contains much rep... See More  

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659645

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier design....

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December 11, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1928



* "Tomb of the Unknown Soldier" design chosen

* Thomas Hudson Jones & Lorimer Rich

* Arlington National Cemetery




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Design Chosen for Unknown Soldier's Tomb; Work of T. H. Jones and Lorimer Rich Wins" (see) First report coverage on Thomas Hudson Jones and Lorimer Rich being c... See More  

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656369

Memorial Day massacre...

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May 31, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 31, 1937



* Memorial Day massacre

* Chicago Police Department

* "Little Steel Strike"



The front page has a great banner headline: "4 DEAD, 90 HURT IN STEEL RIOT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 2 with list of the killed and wounded. Full back page pictorial with banner heading. Great to have from t... See More  

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651767

Day 2 reports of the 1st official Memorial Day...

Item #651767

June 01, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 1, 1868  Page 5 has, under the heading "Our Dead Heroes," multiple, day 2 reports regarding the 1st official Memorial Day celebrations from throughout the country. Locations include Jersey City, Newark, Nashville, Providence, Hartford, Portland, St. Louis, Dayton, and more. Nice to have these early reports. Other news of the day is found throughout.

Complet... See More  

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651765

Contrasting views of the 1st (official) Memorial Day...

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June 07, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1868  Page 3 has an article related to the 1st official Memorial Day which includes a touching letter from a young girl who had lost her father during the war, addressed to Col. Leaming: "Will you please put this wreath upon some rebel soldier's grave? My dear papa is buried at Andersonville, and perhaps some little girl will be kind enough to put a few fl... See More  

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625812

Fourth of July illustrations...

Item #625812

July 02, 1914

LIFE magazine, New York This is a lot of five issues dated May 29, 1913, July 2, 1914, July 4, 1907, July 7, 1904, and July 2, 1896 with the theme of Fourth of July and Memorial Day either on the front cover and/or the inside double-page centerfold.

Also within the issues are a variety of articles, poems and additional illustrations.

The issues measure 9 x 11 inches, conditions vary but are in g... See More  

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625811

Fourth of July illustrations...

Item #625811

July 03, 1915

LIFE magazine, New York This is a lot of six issues dated May 27, 1915, July 5, 1906, July 7, 1904, July 3, 1915, June 29, 1911 and July 1, 1909 with the theme of Fourth of July and Memorial Day either on the front cover and/or the inside double-page centerfold.

Also within the issues are a variety of articles, poems and additional illustrations.

The issues measure 9 x 11 inches, conditions vary... See More  

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614602

Sherman at Chattanooga...

Item #614602

November 18, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 18, 1863  This was the day before the Gettysburg Address. Among  the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Reconnaissance To the Rapidan" "Sharp Artillery Engagement" "Slight Loss on Our Side" "Gen. Sherman's Entire Corps at Chattanooga" "The Rebel Battery on Look-Out Mountain at Work" "Re-Enforcem... See More  

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584159

1910 Scotland Pa...

Item #584159

May 26, 1910

INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL NEWS, Scotland, Pennsylvania, May 26, 1910  The front page is decorative for the "Memorial Day" issue and is printed in red, white (the newsprint) & blue ink, plus a colorful bouquet of flowers (see). Eight pages on very high quality newsprint. Great condition.

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584158

1907 Scotland PA....

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May 23, 1907

INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL NEWS, Scotland, Pennsylvania, May 23, 1907  The front page is decorative for the "Memorial Day" issue and is printed in red, white (the newsprint) & blue ink, plus a colorful bouquet of flowers (see). Eight pages on very high quality newsprint. Great condition.

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555138

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier...

Item #555138

November 12, 1932

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, November 12, 1932 



* Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 

* Arlington Cemetery Virginia 

* Armistice Day (World War I)
 



This 22 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "Ten Thousand Men March on Armistice Day" "Hurley Sighted at Tomb of Hero"



Other news of the day throughout. Light brow... See More  

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177660

Death of Wilbur Wright...

An Exhibition of Inca Treasures.....

Item #177660

June 08, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 8, 1912



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Greatest of Aviators--The death of Wilbur Wright from typhoid fever...."



This issue has an illustration called "The Revolutionist" by Kemble. There is also an article with photos called "An Exhibition of Inca Treasures" by Walter L. Beasley and there is another article by... See More  

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177610
Item #177610

June 10, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY,  New York,  June 10, 1911



There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is a photo of "The New Ruler of Mexico."



This issue has a photo of "A Queen at Her Ease" and the double page illustration is of "A Session of the Cabinet" by T. de Thulstrup. There is a photo of "Dreamland" in Ruins"... See More  

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177365

Henry Rogers - Captian of Industry - dies....

Item #177365

May 29, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1909



There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "George Meredith", novelist and poet.



This issue has a photo and an article of "Henry Huddleston Rogers--Captain of Industry." There is also photos and an article on "The Oarless Lifeboat" and there are photos of "'The Master... See More  

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177450

Boat-Racing by sail and motor....

Item #177450

June 22, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1907  There is a front page illustration, "Sawdust Will Out" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "The Momentous Haywood Trial in Idaho"; "Accuser and Accused"; "Richmond's Greatest Confederate Reunion" and "Racing by Sail and by Motor to Bermuda."There also are two illustrations,... See More  

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177449

John Warwick Daniel....

Item #177449

June 15, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1907   There is a front page photo, "A Democratic Presidential Possibility--John Warwick Daniel--Senior Senator From Virginia". Included in this issue is an article on "An English Opinion of Mark Twain--From the London Spectator." There are photos of "Veterans Review Veterans"; "Honors For New York's... See More  

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177395

Czar Opening the Douma....

Item #177395

June 16, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 16, 1906  There is a front page photo, "The Late Senator Gorman." "A Trip to Robinson Cruseo's Island" by A. Haebele includes an article and photos. There is a double-page photo of "The Czar Opening the Douma at the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg"; "Spain's King and Queen out of Sight of the Throne&q... See More  

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177100

Pan-American Exposition at Buffalo...

Item #177100

June 08, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 8, 1901 Frontpage color illustration of the Pan-American Exposition by Rogers; Numerous pages of reports and photos covering the Exposition; Tobacco Industry in New England; fullpage colored advertisement of the America's Great Resorts; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.

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177031

Lincoln giving the Gettysburg Address...

Item #177031

February 10, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 10, 1900  Full page Remington: "The War In South Africa - A Close Call For Rimington's Scouts". Doublepage centerfold illustration "Lincoln's Address At Gettysburg, November 19, 1863". This also contains numerous news articles of the day. See photos for full details.

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176026

United States Supreme Court...

Item #176026

June 01, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 1, 189  Full front pg. illus. of "A Backhanded Blow." Inside is a small portrait of "John S. Sargent." 1 and 1/2 full pgs. with five illus. of "John S. Sargent's Decorations for the Boston Public Library."2/3 pg. illus. of "Student Honor - How Examinations are Conducted at Princeton College."

Full pg. of ilus. pe... See More  

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173246

Blacks voting... Deer hunting in the Adirondacks...

Item #173246

October 24, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 24, 1868  The full front page of this issue is comprised of 3 Thomas Nast political cartoons, one of which regards blacks voting. A halfpage illustration of 'Floating for Deer in the Adirondacks'. A full  page "Grand Demonstration of the Democracy in New York City, October 5, 1868". The doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast is a pol... See More  

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176442

The war in the Philippines...

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May 27, 1899

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 27, 1899  Full front page illus. of "Major-General Arthur MacArthur, U.S.V., in the Field, Giving Instructions to Major Fitzhugh of His Staff." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The United States Ship 'Missouri' - The First and One of the Finest of Our Hospital Vessels."

Full pg. of illus. of "The New Home of the University... See More  

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175920

The Elmira Reformatory...

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May 26, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1894  Full front page illus. of: "We Are Not Tired." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "New York's Constitutional Convention."; full pg. illus. of "The Khojak Tunnel."; full pg. of illus. of "Holy Week with the Penitentes of New Mexico."

Several pages of illus. pertaining to "The Soldier-Dead." Full pg.... See More  

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176234

Color Ivory Soap ad...

Item #176234

May 29, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1897  Full ftpg: 'Starvation by Proclamation in Cuba'. Fullpg. with 3 scenes: 'Typical Scenes of Tennessee Mountain Life'. Fullpg. with 7 photos: 'With the Cuban Insurgents--A Breakfast with Gomez'. Nice doublepage centerfold of a Memorial to Col. Robert Shaw, showing his black troops as well. The back pg. has a color "Ivory ... See More  

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172734

Report on the Gettysburg Address...

Item #172734

December 05, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 5, 1863  The entire front page shows: "The President's Hymn--Give Thanks, All Ye People". However, the most notable content is likely the detailed report of Abraham Lincoln's address at Gettysburg. While the actual address is not provided, considerable details and the rarity of reports make this worthy of interest (see image). The article ... See More  

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173210

The Life of an Indian... The Peddler's wagon...

Item #173210

June 20, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1868 The front page shows an illustration of mother duck protecting her ducklings entitled "Maternal Vigilance in the Face of the Enemy". A half page illustration shows: 'Unknown Soldier's Monument in Arlington" "Decorating Soldiers' Graves in Cypress Hill Cemetery near Brooklyn" and 'Decorating General Lander's G... See More  

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