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701371

1941 Moorhead, Minnesota airplane disaster...

Item #701371

October 30, 1941

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Oct. 30, 1941



* Northwest Airlines Flight 5 disaster

* Moorhead, Minnesota airplane crash




The front page has a six column heading: "Airliner Crash Kills 14" with subheads and two related photos. (see images)

Complete with 36 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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700273

The Vintage in California... a highly sought after wine making print...

Item #700273

October 05, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 5, 1878 



* Great wine making illustration

* Paul Masson Vineyards

* Saratoga, California

* Santa Clara County




Certainly the most desired print in this is the terrific, hard to find, double-page centerfold captioned: "The Vintage in California--At Work at the Wine Presses", which is the quintessential print for any lover of American win... See More  

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698849

Flight 421 airplane disaster... Jackie Robinson hits for the cycle...

Item #698849

August 30, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 30, 1948 



* Northwest Airlines Flight 421 disaster 

* Winona, Minnesota 

* Jackie Robinson hits for the cycle
 



The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Plane Crashes in Midwest; All 36 on Board Are Killed" with subhead. (see images) Report continues on page 8 with related map.

Page 21 is a 7 column headline that reads: &... See More  

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698416

Monitor versus Merrimac... Map of New Madrid...

Item #698416

March 15, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 15, 1862    



* Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia

* Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia)

* Civil War ironclads




Page 5 contains some historic one column headlines including: "The Damages To The Merrimac," "The Condition of the Minnesota," "The Merrimac Hemmed In,"  "The War In the South-West," "... See More  

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698050

1939 Anoka, Minnesota tornado outbreak...

Item #698050

June 19, 1939

THE MOBILE PRESS, Alabama, June 19, 1939



* Anoka & Champlin, Minnesota

* Tornadoes disaster outbreak




Page 5 has a single-column heading: "10 PERSONS DIE, 60 ARE HURT IN MIDWEST TORNADO", with subheading: & "Seven Towns and Uncounted Number of Farm Homes Destroyed or Damaged", which tells of a tornado outbreak in Minnesota that destroyed the town of Anoka. Se... See More  

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697964

Minnestoa Golden Gopher "Pug" Lund wins 1934 MVP...

Item #697964

December 16, 1934

SECTION 2 (sports) only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, Dec. 16, 1934



* Francis "Pug" Lund wins Big Ten football MVP

* Minnesota Golden Gophers college football HB

* Chicago Tribune Silver Football award




The front page has a nice banner headline for display: "NAME LUND MOST VALUABLE BIG 10 PLAYER" with subheads and pictorial. (see images) Of course this is the only publi... See More  

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697953

How to make a wine market in California...

Item #697953

July 18, 1868

DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, July 18, 1868  A wide variety of news reports both local and regional and a huge quantity of ads as well.

Among the articles: "A Man With Eight Wives Who Does Not Live in Utah" "Lynch Law in Minnesota--Letter From Gov. Marshall" "Letter From Lake Tahoe" & more.

Four pages, a very large size newspaper, never bound nor tr... See More  

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697918

St. Paul from before the Civil War...

Item #697918

October 01, 1858

SAINT PAUL DAILY MINNESOTIAN, Minnesota, Oct. 1, 1858 



* Rare pre Civil War title

* Ramsey County




A wide variety of news reports of the day and a great wealth of advertisements from before the Civil War. Uncommon from this Northern city.

Four pages, large folio size, nice condition.... See More  

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696788

Joe Louis' last knockout victory (1951) - the best we've seen...

Item #696788

June 16, 1951

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Minnesota, June 16, 1951



* Joe Louis vs. Lee Savold

* Heavyweight boxing fight

* Last win by way of knockout




Page 12 has perhaps the best coverage of the last knockout of Joe Louis' career we have ever seen. It contains multiple photos and detailed coverage. The opposing page also has a related photo as does the front page. Truly a great issue!

This was t... See More  

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696240

Jim Marshall's "Wrong Way Run"...

Item #696240

October 26, 1964

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, Oct. 26, 1964



* NFL Defensive end Jim Marshall

* Minnesota Vikings football game

* The wrong way run blooper




The top of page 5 has a six column heading: "Wrong Way Marshall Nearly Upsets Viks" with standings. (see images)

Complete with 10 pages, some small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.



wikip... See More  

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695608

Williamsburg evacuated...

Item #695608

August 23, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 23, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Ovation to Gen. Corcoran", "General Corcoran's Response", "The Procession", "From Gen. McClellan's Army - Reported Evacuation of Williamsburg", "The Movement of Troops...Richmond Almost Bare of Rebel Troops...", and more.

Plus there is more on pages 4, 5 ... See More  

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693572

"Dapper" Danny Hogan killed by bomb...

Item #693572

December 05, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1928



* "Dapper" Danny Hogan assassination

* St. Paul, Minnesota Irish mobster


* Wineville Chicken Coop murders

* Gordon Stewart Northcott pleads not guilty




Page 3 has a one column heading: "Bomb In Auto Kills Underworld Ruler" with subhead. (see)

Page 9 has a one column heading: "NORTHCOTT ENTERS PLEA OF NOT GUILTY" with subhe... See More  

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692504

St. Paul from before the Civil War...

Item #692504

October 14, 1858

SAINT PAUL DAILY MINNESOTIAN, Minnesota, Oct. 14, 1858 



* Rare pre Civil War title

* Ramsey County




A wide variety of news reports of the day and a great wealth of advertisements from before the Civil War. Uncommon from this Northern city.

Four pages, large folio size, nice condition.... See More  

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691820

Famous frontier scouts appearing on stage...

Item #691820

April 10, 1873

NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1873 



* Buffalo Bill - William F. Cody



Inside has: "Colonists For The West - Departure of 76 English Farmers for Minnesota" "Warning To Highwaymen" "More Kuklux Outrages--A Tax Resisting Assoc. Organized" "

Page 7 has an interesting advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" at which are appearing: "Hon. W. F. Cody... See More  

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691714

Minnesota described... News from Utah...

Item #691714

November 05, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1852  Page 2 begins with nearly 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Description Of Minnesota Territory" providing much detail on this Territory that would become a state six years later. Also over a full column taken up with: "An Opium Factory - From Household Worlds" the Charles Dickens magazine. 

Page 3 has a small ... See More  

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691362

Minnesota... territorial government established...

Item #691362

June 02, 1849

FLORIDIAN & JOURNAL, Tallahassee, June 2, 1849 



* Minnesota Territory established (historic)

* President James K. Polk

* Rare title from pre-civil war Florida




On the front page under "Acts and Resolutions passed at the Second Session of the Thirtieth Congress" is: "AN Act to establish the territorial government of Minnesota..." signed in type: James K. Polk. Ot... See More  

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690671

A rare title from the Dakota Territory...

Item #690671

November 14, 1883

THE INTER STATE, Gary, Dakota, Nov. 14, 1883  



* Very rare publication

* Deuel County, South Dakota




A very rare railroad town, territorial newspaper from what is present-day South Dakota, six years before statehood. They refer to themselves as the "Gate City of Dakota" as it is situated at the eastern border of the Territory, very close to Minnesota. At the 2010 census the po... See More  

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690516

John Hamilton's (gangster) dead body found...

Item #690516

August 29, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 29, 1935



* John Hamilton's body found

* John Dillinger gang member




The front page has a one column heading: "FIND BODY OF LAST OF DILLINGER GANG" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.



wikipedia not... See More  

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690043

Early scenes along the Upper Mississippi...

Item #690043

July 24, 1858

BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 24, 1858  The front page features a print and article: "United States Marine Hospital and Mississippi River, New Orleans". 

Prints within include: "Mount Blanc and the Village of Chamouni [Chamonix]" plus two pages with an article and 5 prints headed: "American Scenes--The Great West". They show: "Fort Snelling, Min... See More  

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689444

An early image of city stickball...

Item #689444

October 30, 1869

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 30, 1869  Prints within include: "Playing Baseball Under Difficulties In The Streets Of New York" which shows youngsters attempting to play baseball on a busy street among the daily activities.

Other prints include: "A Scene on a Tributary of the Cape Fear River, North Carolina" "Steamers Bounding the Lightship Off the B... See More  

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688617

Emil Oberhoffer death... Conductor & composer...

Item #688617

May 23, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1933



* Emil Oberhoffer death (1st report)

* Minnesota Orchestra conductor

* Music composer - violinist




The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "EMIL OBERHOFFER, MUSICIAN, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.

Other news, sport... See More  

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688401

The Battle of Antietam... Confederate newspaper printed in Grenada, Mississippi...

Item #688401

September 22, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 22, 1862  If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. See the details at the bottom of this listing.

The back page contains an early report on the Battle of Antietam, containing some sketchy, early reports, with: "Later--Another Battle In Ma... See More  

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687370

Freedom of the Press goes to Supreme Court...

Item #687370

June 02, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1931



* Near vs. Minnesota re. freedom of the press

* Landmark United States Supreme Court decision




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'PRESS GAG' BARRED BY SUPREME COURT; MINNESOTA LAW HIT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. First report coverage on the Near v. Minnesota landmark United States Supreme Court de... See More  

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687031

Earliest Bonne & Clyde robbery report?

Item #687031

May 20, 1933

NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1933 



* Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow

* Okabena, Minnesota bank robbery

* Rare & early report on this infamous duo




The top of the back page has a fascinating article which would seem rather mundane for the time, until a little investigation is done. The article is headed: "Two Girls Help Men rob Minnesota Bank; Town Raked by Machine-Gun Shots in Esc... See More  

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686983

The Minnesota Territory is created...

Item #686983

April 28, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., April 28, 1849  



* Minnesota Territory is created

* From our nation's capital




The top of page 2 has: "The New Territory Of Minnesota" which reports on the formation of the Minnesota Territory, nine years prior to statehood.

Page 3 has: "From The Sandwich Islands" which is the Hawaiian Islands.

Four pages, nice con... See More  

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686756

Second Battle of Bull Run...

Item #686756

September 20, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 20, 1862  Present is the two page foldout: "Second Day of the Battle of Bull Run...National Forces Commanded by Major General Pope & the Rebel Troops by Generals Lee, Jackson & Longstreet". Note: this double page print was cut in half upon binding causing some loss.

Other prints include: "The Great National Bakery for the... See More  

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684454

Sickening revelations at the Wirz Andersonville Prison trial...

Item #684454

September 08, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept.  8, 1865 



* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia




The back page has half a column with: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "Continuation of the Sickening Revelations" "Early Adjournment of the Court on Account of Wirz's Illness".

The front page has much under: "National Politics" including: "M... See More  

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684130

Walter Liggett assassination... Kid Cann....

Item #684130

December 10, 1935

THE DETROIT NEWS, December 10, 1935



* Journalist Walter Liggett assassination

* Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd

* Jewish-American mobster - gangster

* Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime




The front page has a one column photo of Walter Liggett headed: "Assassinated" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of American journalist Walter Liggett. Minneapoli... See More  

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683366

The beginning of ski-jumping in America...

Item #683366

February 02, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 2, 1893 



* Red Wing, Minnesota

* American ski jumping beginning




A great issue for skiers as the full ftpg. shows: "Winter Sports in the West--Flying On Skis--Thorger Hemmestvedt's Great Jump of 103 Feet at Red Wing, Minnesota". Red Wing is the birthplace of America ski-jumping.

Inside has an interesting full page: "Shal... See More  

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683146

Whirlaway wins Kentucky Derby...

Item #683146

May 04, 1941

THE MINNEAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Minnesota, May 4, 1941



* Whirlaway - horse racing

* Kentucky Derby win (1st of 3 wins)

* Triple crown winner




The front page of the sport's section has a three column heading: "WHIRLAWAY, IN A RECORD" with related photo. Results chart on the following page. This was the 1st of 3 historic wins for the famed horse in the quest for the triple crown... See More  

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682348

Roger Touhy: Irish-American mob boss... John Dillinger gang captured...

Item #682348

January 26, 1931

ST. PAUL DISPATCVH, Minnesota, Jan. 26, 1931  The headline: "FACTOR NAMES TOUHY AS KIDNAPER" with related subheads on Roger Touhy, an Irish American mob boss & Prohibition-era bootlegger form Chicago. This reports his having been framed for the 1933 faked kidnapping of gangster John 'Jake the Barber' Factor (brother of Max Factor). Touhy would spend 26 years in prison, m... See More  

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681135

Printed by prisoners for prisoners...

Item #681135

October 08, 1929

THE REFORMATORY PILLAR, St. Cloud, Minnesota, Oct. 8, 1929  A quite scarce newspaper which was published weekly at the Minnesota State Reformatory "For the Encouragement & Educational Advancement of the Inmates". It was printed by prisoners for prisoners.

Eight pages, 8 by 12 inches, nice condition.

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680782

The very first issue published...

Item #680782

March 06, 1881

DAKOTA COUNTY TRIBUNE, Farmington and Lakeville, Minnesota, March 6, 1881 



* Volume 1 Number 1 issue



This is the first issue published, the volume 1, number 1 issue as noted in the masthead. Gregory notes that only the Minnesota Historical Society has any issues of this title, and just a few from the 19th century.

Four pages, archivally repaired at the spine, archival strengthening at ... See More  

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680705

Bank robbery, then robbers caught... Broadside...

Item #680705

September 04, 1878

THE ADVANCE, Red Wing, Minnesota, Sept. 4, 1878  Page 2 has: "Treaty With Indians" which begins: "Generals Howard, Wheaton, Sawhille...met Indian chiefs at Umatilla, Oregon & had a general pow-wow...". Also: "A Missouri Daytime Bank Robbery" which has much on a robbery in Concordia, Minnesota including: "...three men entered the bank...jumped over the co... See More  

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680589

The beginning of ski-jumping in America...

Item #680589

February 02, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 2, 1893  A great issue for skiers as the full ftpg. shows: "Winter Sports in the West--Flying On Skis--Thorger Hemmestvedt's Great Jump of 103 Feet at Red Wing, Minnesota". Red Wing is the birthplace of America ski-jumping.

Inside has an interesting full page: "Shall We Restrict Immigration? Specimen Types of Constantly Arrivi... 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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680254

1881 Mayer, Minnesota tornado disaster...

Item #680254

July 15, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, July 15, 1881



* Mayer, Minnesota

* Tornado disaster in the summer of 1881




Page 2 has one column headlines: "TERRIFIC STORM", "Portions of Minnesota Visited by a Tornado", "Loss of Life and Great Destruction of Property Reported", with supporting details. Other news and advertisements are also found throughout.

Complete in 8 pa... See More  

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680251

Two Famous Frederick Remington prints...

Item #680251

February 02, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 2, 1889 The full front page is an illustration by Remington of "Hunting the Prong Horn Antelope in California." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Hon. W. D. Washburn, the Newly Elected United States Senator from Minnesota"; a half page of "Destruction of a Derelict by a United States Naval Cruiser." The doublepage centerfold is: &quo... See More  

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678133

The Battle of Mill Spring...

Item #678133

January 24, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 24, 1862  The front page has: "THE BATTLE OF MILL SPRING", followed by: "A Bayonet Charge by the Ninth Ohio, Second Minnesota, and Fourth Kentucky", "REPORTED RESIGNATON OF BUCKNER", and more. Additional headings include: "IMPORTANT FROM FORTRESS MONROE", "Rebel Reports Regarding Burnside's Expedition", "IM
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677684

Mobster Kid Cann acquitted of murder....

Item #677684

February 19, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 19, 1936



* Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd

* Jewish-American mobster - gangster

* Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime




The front page has a five column heading: "Acquit Cann in Liggett Slaying" with subheads. (see) Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Isadore Blumenfeld.

Other news, sports and... See More  

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676096

St. Peter, MN State Insane Asylum fire...

Item #676096

November 17, 1880

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, November 17, 1880



* St. Peter MN Minnesota

* Insane asylum fire disaster




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "A PITIFUL PYRE" "The Destruction of the Minnesota Insane Asylum" "'A Sight Once Seem Never to be Forgotten'" "The... See More  

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675755

Three issues on the failing health of film star Rudolph Valentino...

Item #675755

August 18, 1926

RED WING DAILY EAGLE, Minnesota, a trio of issues August 16, 17 & 18, 1926  Each has a front page article concerning the near-death illness of famous film star Rudolph Valentino, including: "Valentino Out of Danger After Serious Operation" with subhead; and: "Valentino Worries About Pola As She Worries About Him--Film Star's Condition Not Such As to Cause Undue Anxiety.... See More  

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674746

Baseball... the technique of pitching...

Item #674746

May 11, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1895  The front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers captioned: "All Broke Up - the Only Cure For A Financial Spree."

Inside has a full page with 7 scenes of: "Sandy Hook Lightship--The Only Electric Lightship in the World"; a page on "Fort Snelling, Old and News" including 5 prints/photos of the Minnesota military s... See More  

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674592

American prohibition ends in 3 more states...

Item #674592

September 13, 1933

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Sept. 13, 1933 



* Prohibition ending in America

* Maryland, Minnesota & Colorado

* Beer returns - legal liquor




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "WETS WIN MARYLAND AND LEAD VOTING IN MINNESOTA, COLORADO" with subheads. (see)

Complete with all 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.... See More  

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672901

The Minnesota Twins win the World Series...

Item #672901

October 28, 1991

Press & Sun-Bulletin, Binghamton, New York, October 28, 1991 



*  The Minnesota Twins wins the World Series

*  Sports Section only




The sports section front page has heading: "Twins take it all - Minnesota wins 1-0 in 10th to capture series"& "Braves support pitcher"  There is additional coverage on 6C.  Additional sports news of th
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672105

Baseball... the technique of pitching...

Item #672105

May 11, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1895  The front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers captioned: "All Broke Up - the Only Cure For A Financial Spree."

Inside has a full page with 7 scenes of: "Sandy Hook Lightship--The Only Electric Lightship in the World"; a page on "Fort Snelling, Old and News" including 5 prints/photos of the Minnesota military s... See More  

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668210

Reporting the growth of Chicago...

Item #668210

September 27, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 27, 1849 Page 3 has a nice article: "Growth of Chicago". Also on page 3: "Minnesota Territory" with early reports from that portion of the country.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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667895

Paul Bear Bryant to sign w/ Minnesota Gophers ?....

Item #667895

December 14, 1950

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE , December 14, 1950



* Early Paul Bear Bryant at Kentucky

* Alabama Crimson Tide football fame




Page 22 has a five column heading: "Bryant Warm on 'U' Job; Gustafson Out" with small photo of Bryant. (see) Bryant would not take this job and stay at Kentucky a few more years before going the Texas A & M then eventually to Alabama.

Complete with... See More  

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658506

Minnesota Golden Gophers football... 1940 National champs....

Item #658506

December 03, 1940

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, December 3, 1940



* Minnesota Golden Gophers

* National champions (1st report)

* NCAA college football




Page 3 of this section has a one column heading: "MINNESOTA WINS ROCKNE TROPHY FOR THIRD TIME" with subhead and standings. (see) First report coverage on the Minnesota Golden Gophers officially being named national champions of coll... See More  

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654329

Charles Horace Mayo death... Mayo Clinic founder...

Item #654329

May 27, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1939



* Charles Horace Mayo death

* American medical practitioner

* Mayo Clinic founder

* Rochester, Minnesota




The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "DR. CHARLES MAYO DIES OF PNEUMONIA" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy first report coverage on the death of Charles Horace Mayo, one of the founders of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.... See More  

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