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683674

1900 Robert Charles riots... New Orleans...

Item #683674

July 27, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 27, 1900



* Robert Charles - New Orleans race riots

* Police officers & civilians murdered - Negroes




The front page has a one column heading: "New Orleans Mobs" 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 from this era in pap... See More  

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$44.00
682882

Belle Boyd, female Confederate spy...

Item #682882

August 26, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES from New York, NY and dated August 26, 1862.



* Belle Boyd, female Confederate Spy
* Harper's Ferry


Page 3 has: "FROM HARPER'S FERRY" containing coverage of "the Confederate spy, Belle Boyd", with a full description which includes: "being about twenty-five years of age, of sorrel hair, piercing gray eyes, closely knit form,
... See More  

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$65.00
682599

1940 Doodlebug Train Disaster....

Item #682599

August 01, 1940

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, August 1, 1940 



* Doodlebug train Disaster (1st report)

* Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "41 KILLED AS TRAIN HITS COACH HEAD-ON AT OHIO JUNCTION" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Doddlebug Train disaster at Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Complete with 44 pages, rag edition, a little residue alo... See More  

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$40.00
682192

Lincoln's "We have forgotten God" proclamation... Map of Puebla, Mexico...

Item #682192

April 30, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1863 



*  "We have forgotten God..."

*  Lincoln's Day of Fasting, Humiliation and Prayer

*  
See the note below for significance
 
Page 3 has: "THE NATIONAL FAST, Proclamation by the President of the United States", which contains the full text for the National Day of Fasting, Humiliation, and Prayer.
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$180.00
682104

Reporting on the first day of the 'Colored National Convention'...

Item #682104

April 11, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1872



* National colored convention

* Frederick Douglass as president




Page 3 has most of a column taken up with: "Colored National Convention" "Gathering at the Southern States Convention of Colored Men in New Orleans--Pinchback, of Louisiana, and Ransier, of South Carolina, 'Bossing the Job'--Preparing for a Fierce Battle in Favor of General... See More  

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$39.00
681664

Battle of Waterloo... Andrew Jackson murdered?

Item #681664

August 19, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 19, 1815 



* Battle of Waterloo - Wellington

* General Andrew Jackson murdered ?




Certainly the prime  content in this issue is a French version of the Battle of Waterloo. An inside page has a dispatch from the Duke of Wellington which recaps some of the events of the war and the follow-up movements. This is followed by a report from the... See More  

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680692

First action of the Israeli Air Force...

Item #680692

May 21, 1948

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, May 21, 1948  The top of the front page has one column heads: "ARABS CONTINUE SWIFT ADVANCES IN WALLED AREA" "Arab Legion Claims Upper Hand in Battle". There is a smaller head: "The Jewish Air Force made its first strike, bombing Arab positions below the Sea of Galilee..." which reports the very first military action of the Israel... See More  

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680579

Great foldout map of "West Florida" from Pensacola to New Orleans...

Item #680579
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, February, 1772 



* Nice map of "West Florida"

* Pensacola, Florida, to New Orleans, Louisiana

* Plate of a rare bird from the Hudson Bay




Certainly the most notable item in this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Part of WEST FLORIDA" from Pensacola to the Mouth of Iberville River, with a View to shew t... See More  

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680564

Early print of Wall Street on the front page...

Item #680564

June 23, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1866  The front page has a nice print captioned: "Wall Street, New York", a street scene bustling with pedestrians and activity. A great issue for any stock broker or person involved in the world of finance.

Inside prints include a full page of: "The Southern Methodist Bishops", two half page prints of: "Primary School for Free... See More  

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680390

Pennsylvania oil region...

Item #680390

January 17, 1885

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 17, 1885  The full front page shows: "The Roller-Skating Craze.--The Critical Moment in the Experience of an Amateur". Inside prints include: "World's Fair and Cotton Centennial Exposition at New Orleans..." "Pennsylvania - Scenes in the New Oil Region at and Around Phillips City" which has six scenes; "The Attrac... See More  

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680058

1899 New Orleans yellow fever pandemic...

Item #680058

August 30, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 30, 1899



* Yuma AZ fire disaster

* Arizona Territory




The front page has a two column heading: "YUMA IN FLAMES" with subhead and brief text. (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.

Complete with 4 pages, a few sma... See More  

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679710

Capture of New Orleans...

Item #679710

April 30, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1862 



* Capture of New Orleans Louisiana LA

* Mississippi River naval engagement

* Yorktown, Virginia




Among the front page column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Siege of Yorktown" "The Rebels Becoming More Wide Awake" "Another Gallant Skirmish & Destruction of a Rebel Battery" "The Capture of New Orleans" &quo... See More  

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679427

1905 New Orelans yellow fever epidemic...

Item #679427

July 26, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 26, 1905



* New Orleans, Louisiana

* Yellow fever epidemic

* Last outbreak in America




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "MANY NEW CASES OF YELLOW FEVER" 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 er... See More  

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679253

From Confederate New Orleans... Capital moves to Richmond...

Item #679253

May 28, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, May 28, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight... See More  

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$84.00
679227

Terrific Mardi Gras newspaper...

Item #679227

February 26, 1936

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 26, 1936 



* Great Mardi Gras issue

* Climax of the carnival w/ Rex




For Mardi Gras collectors the festivities at New Orleans are of prime importance during the days before the beginning of Lent.

Newspaper accounts from across the country report the doings in New Orleans, but having a New Orleans newspaper reporting the Mardi Gras is abou... See More  

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$135.00
679104

1897 New Orleans yellow fever pandemic...

Item #679104

September 27, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 27, 1897



* New Orleans, Louisiana

* Yellow fever - jack

* Epidemic - pandemic




The front page has a one column heading: "Fever's Devastation" 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 from this era in paper.

Complete wi... See More  

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678589

Supreme Court Blocks President...

Item #678589

June 03, 1952

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 3, 1952



* Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co vs. Sawyer

* Supreme Court decision checks Presidential Authority



The front page has a displayable photo and  a 4 column headline: "STEEL SEIZURE HELD INVALID; STRIKE CALLED IMMEDIATELY" which tells of the United States Supreme Court's decision that limited the power of the Presiden... See More  

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678489

Battle of Kwajalein ends in victory....

Item #678489

February 03, 1944

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, February 3, 1944



* Battle of Kwajalein Atoll ends with U.S. victory

* World War II Pacific Campaign vs. Japan

* Marhsall Island - Roi-Namur




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "MARINES TAKE ROI ISLAND, INVADE 2 MORE MARSHALLS" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 30 pages, light toning along the central fold, a little spine wear, g... See More  

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678438

Treaty of Ghent ends the War of 1812...

Item #678438

February 22, 1815

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 22, 1815  The top of the front page has the historic report of the end of the War of 1812, with column heads: "A Seat To The Peace!" "Cessation Of Hostilities". The letter signed in type by: James Monroe, includes: "It is with great satisfaction that I have to inform you that a Treaty of Peace was concluded between the United States... See More  

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678102

1905 New Orleans riverfront fire disaster...

Item #678102

February 27, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 27, 1905



* New Orleans riverfront fire disaster



The front page has a two column heading: "NEW ORLEANS LOSES $5,000,000 BY FIRE" 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 era in paper.

Complete with 8 pages, small libr... See More  

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678086
Item #678086

August 15, 1932

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Aug. 15, 1932



* Goat Castle murder case

* Jane Surget Merrill

* Natchez, Mississippi

* Race and the South




The front page has a banner headline: "NEGRO SLAIN RESISTING POLICE LINKED TO MERRILL MURDER" with subheads and related map. (see)

Complete with 20mpages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally good.... See More  

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678020

From New Orleans during the Confederacy...

Item #678020

October 19, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 19, 1861  Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues fro... See More  

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$128.00
677771

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677771

November 08, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Nov. 8, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "Making of Disloyalists of Missouri Pay the Fiddler--A Sweeping Order" "Another of General Butler's Stringent Orders Against New Orleans Secessionists" ... See More  

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677645

From the deep South with slave related ads...

Item #677645

September 10, 1854

THE NEW ORLEANS DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, Sept. 10, 1854



* Rare antebellum publication

* 3 slave advertisements




News of the day with several advertisements including 3 slavery related ads on page 2..

Four pages, various news of the day, a little wear, generally nice.

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$36.00
677495

Fall of New Orleans confirmed... Battle of Shiloh...

Item #677495

May 01, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 1, 1862 



* Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing

* American Civil War




Front page one column headlines include: "Our Fleet Before The City" "The Troops Not Yet Landed" "All The Rebel Gunboats Burnt" "A Famine At Norfolk" "Death Of Mr. Lincoln's Brother-In-Law" "The War For ... See More  

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677352

Willie Mays 1st MLB hit is a home run...

Item #677352

May 29, 1951

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, May 29, 1951 



* Willie Mays very 1st MLB career hit 

* New York Giants baseball home run 




The sport's section (page 17) has a very small one column heading: "Elliott, Marshall Pace Brave Win, 4-1" with text that includes: "...tally was provided by rookie Willie Mays' homer, his first major league hit" and box scor... See More  

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677049

Jonas Salk's polio vaccine trial begins...

Item #677049

April 26, 1954

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 26, 1954 



* Jonas Salk

* Polio vaccine




Page 8 has a historic report on beginning of the polio vaccine trial with a one column heading: "VACCINE OKAYED FOR POLIO TESTS" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 52 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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676979

Key figure in the Whiskey Rebellion is captured... John Jay resigns...

Item #676979

July 11, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 11, 1795  Page 2 has a report from Pittsburgh concerning the apprehension of David Bradford at New Orleans, being brought back to Pa. for his involvement in the Whiskey Rebellion.

This is followed by a report that: "...Mr. Jay has resigned the office of Chief Justice of the United States..." with a bit more.

The back page has a lengthy notice for: ... See More  

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676789

Great war content from the Confederacy... "Pursuit of Morgan's Guerrillas"...

Item #676789

July 18, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 18, 1862  A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "From Vicksburg" "The Lines Beyond the Rappahannock" "Kentucky" "A Reminiscence" "The Yankees And the Negroes" "Through Connection to Staunton" "Latest From the North--Defeat of the Federa... See More  

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676313

Map shows North Carolina... Efforts near New Orleans...

Item #676313

May 03, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 3, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA".

A wealth of ftpg. column heads on the Civil War include: "The Capture of Fort Macon" "Official Report" "The Fight Above Elizabeth City" "Capture of New Orleans" "Gen. Butler on Lake Pontchartrain"  "Rebel Accounts ... See More  

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676295

Map shows the Southern states...

Item #676295

January 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1865  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very large front page map headed: "THE FRENCH IN MEXICO" which not only shows Mexico but all of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and much of Alabama, Tennessee, New Mexico, Arizona and Oklahoma.

Several American cities are noted including Brownsville, Austin, Houston, New Orleans, Mobile, Memphis, & ... See More  

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676112

Great reporting on the Battle of New Orleans, including Jackson's letter...

Item #676112

February 11, 1815

ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Feb. 11, 1815  



* End of the War of 1812

* Battle of New Orleans victory

* General Andrew Jackson




A great issue reporting the historic Battle of New Orleans, with the top of the front page headed: "GLORIOUS NEWS From New Orleans!" "Splendid Victory Over the British!" with the text beginning: "...the following important and... See More  

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676088

Death of Eva Peron... First Lady of Argentina...

Item #676088

July 28, 1952

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, July 28, 1952



* Eva Peron's death

* First Lady of Argentina




The front page has a two column heading: "Thousands Take Last Look Before Casket of Mrs. Peron" with subhead and related photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

... See More  

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675955

Confederate reporting on the Civil War... Reward for Benjamin Butler...

Item #675955

January 10, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 10, 1863 



* General  Benjamin "The Beast" Butler reward

* From the origin of the Civil War




Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America" which is rarely found on Southern newspapers.

On the front page at the top of the first column is: "The Naval Victory At Galveston" "Official From Ge... See More  

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$122.00
675875

Two great maps on the Crimean War...

Item #675875

December 03, 1854

NEW ORLEANS DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, Dec. 3, 1854



* Two great maps on the Crimean War

* Sevastopol Ukraine


* Rare antebellum title from the deep South




Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports on the Crimean War, with items headed: "Sevastopol Retaken" "Position of the Allies" "The Attack on Sevastopol" and more.

The prime feature of the ftpg. is a... See More  

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675724

Very descriptive account of Louisiana...

Item #675724

November 21, 1803

AURORA FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Nov. 21, 1803. This "For The Country" edition was done in a shortened format, just single sheet with a simple one column masthead.

This issue has the entire front page taken up with the beginning of a continuing article: "Account Of Louisiana" which was recently purchased from France. Some of the subheads include: "Boundaries" &q... See More  

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675665

Lousianna school integration...

Item #675665

November 14, 1960

THE DETROIT NEWS, Nov. 14, 1960 



* The front page has the dramatic 6 column headline: "La. Troopers Called to Close Schools" and "Legislators Defy U.S. Court Order". The coverage describing : "A caravan of state troopers massed on the fringes of New Orleans at dawn today, a few hours before five Negro girls were to enter the first of two white public schools",... See More  

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675356

Capture of public enemy #1, Alvin Karpis...

Item #675356

May 02, 1936

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Nebraska, May 2, 1936 



* Alvis Karpis (creepy) captured (1st report)

* Last public Enemy No. 1 - early F.B.I.




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Karpis Captured By G-Men in Raid at New Orleans" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Karpis and more.

Complete with 30 pages, light toning, small li... See More  

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675153

The rebels near Martinsburg...

Item #675153

October 02, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES Oct. 2, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC" "The Rebels Found Near Shepherdsville" "They are Pursued to Martinsburgh and Shelled from that Place" "NEWS FROM NEW-ORLEANS" "Great Crowds Taking the Oath of Allegiance" "Guerrillas Getting Tired of Their Profession"

... See More  

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675005

Civil War map of Grand Junction, Tennessee...

Item #675005

May 03, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1862 



* Grand Junction, Tennessee

* Siege of Fort Macon ends

* Baton Rouge, Louisiana




The front page features a Civil War map headed: "Probable Retreat of Beauregard To Grand Junction" showing the Corinth vicinity at the Mississippi Tennessee, Alabama border.

Column heads on the Civil War include: "Capture of Fort Macon Officially Confirmed"... See More  

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674829

Muhammad Ali vs. Leon Spinks: champion for a third time...

Item #674829

September 16, 1978

THE STATES-ITEM, New Orleans, Sept. 16, 1978 



* Leon Spinks vsd. Muhammad Ali II

* Heavyweight boxing championship title fight




The banner headline announces: "The Champion -- Ali III" with a huge photo showing the boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Leon Spinks. A smaller photo of Ali as well.

The sports section has perhaps a better banner head: "Ahhhli, Ahhhli, Ahhhl... See More  

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$77.00
674459

Early Tallahassee...

Item #674459

March 27, 1847

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, March 27, 1847  Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, three years before the Civil War.

The front page includes various reports from the Mexican War including: "From The Army - The Army News" "From the Army--Late & Very Import... See More  

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$93.00
674458

Early Tallahassee... The Mexican War...

Item #674458

March 27, 1847

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, March 27, 1847  Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, 14 years before the Civil War.

The front page includes various reports from the Mexican War including: "From The Army - The Army News" "From the Army--Late & Very ... See More  

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674366

One of the earliest Louisiana newspapers we have offered...

Item #674366

June 09, 1819

ORLEANS GAZETTE & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, June 9, 1819 



* Very rare & early deep South publication



This is one of the earliest newspapers from Louisiana we have had the pleasure to offer.

The front page has "Arrival of The President in Savannah" with much detail, taking over a full column. Also an address: "To the Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of Savannah" sig... See More  

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$167.00
674047

Resolutions from the National Colored Convention...

Item #674047

April 16, 1872

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 16, 1872 



* National colored convention



Page 5 has over half a column taken up with report from the: "National Colored Convention" "The Resolutions--A Just Tribute To Senator Sumner". The last resolution notes in part: "That, wherever Republicans have betrayed colored constituencies, we recommend that better men be elected to succeed them... See More  

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$38.00
673735

Antebellum New Orleans...

Item #673735

August 26, 1850

THE DAILY CRESCENT, New Orleans, Louisiana, Aug. 26, 1850 



* Rare antebellum publication



Newspapers from the Deep South are particularly difficult to find from before the Civil War, but here is one.

Over half of the front page is taken up with ads. Given its strategic location along the Mississippi it is not surprising that there are 35 illustrated ship ads.

Four pages, archivally rej... See More  

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$33.00
673594

Washington Redskins win NFL title...

Item #673594

December 14, 1942

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 14, 1942



* Washington Redskins win NFL title

* NFL football championship

* Chicago Bears upset




This 32 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 18: "Washington Beats Chicago Bears in Amazing Upset" with subheads that include: "REDSKINS GET REVENGE FOR 73-0 TRIMMING." Additional details are provided, which incl... See More  

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673587

Chicago Bears win NFL football championship...

Item #673587

December 27, 1943

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, December 27, 1943



* Chicago Bears win NFL football championship

* Sid Luckman 5 touchdown passes

* Washington Redskins




The sport's section (page 8) has a one column heading: "CHICAGO BEARS WIN PRO TITLE" with subhead, stats and lineups. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, a little spine ... See More  

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$37.00
673325
Item #673325

October 27, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 27, 1861  Much of the front page is taken up with a large & extremely detailed Civil War map headed: "Map Of Orleans And Surrounding Country...".

Among the ftpg. column heads on the war are: "THE REBELLION" "Additional Particulars of the Ball's Bluff Conflict" "Rebel Official Reports of the Affair" "The Battle of Ball... See More  

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673318

Terrific Civil War era map of New Orleans...

Item #673318

April 26, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1862 



* Capture of New Orleans in progress



Most of the front page is taken up with a huge & terrific Civil War map headed: "IMPORTANT FROM NEW ORLEANS. Terrific Bombardment of Fort Jackson on the Mississippi---The Rebel Defenses at New Orleans". Related reports are on page 3.

Page 4 has another map: "The Engagement At Needham's Cut Off&... See More  

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$76.00
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