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677687

18th century Philadelphia, Pennsylvania......

Item #677687

January 05, 1795

GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 5, 1795



* Rare 18th century American publication



Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements.

Four pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice co... See More  

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677601

Israeli Air Force 1st used...

Item #677601

May 21, 1948

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 21, 1948 



* Israeli Air Force (IAF) 1st used 

* Jewish - Jews - Judaica 

* Palestine - Arabs 



The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Arabs Capture Zion Gate Isolating 4000 Jews" with subheads that include: "Zion Air Force Launches Its First Attack" and more. First report coverage on the ve... See More  

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677588

1933 Gold Standard Dropped...

Item #677588

April 19, 1933

THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 19, 1933.



* U.S. Gold Standard dropped

* Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR




The front page has a nice banner headline: "BANS GOLD EXPORT LICENSES"  with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage of FDR dropping the Gold Standard for the United States.

Complete with 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small piece tor

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677502

Famous "Unite Or Die" engraving in the masthead...

Item #677502

December 07, 1774

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 7, 1774 



* Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon



If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption. 

The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead
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677280

1913 Women's Suffrage Procession...

Item #677280

March 03, 1913

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 3, 1913



* Women's Suffrage Procession

* 1st suffragist parade in Washington D.C.

* First march on Washington for political purposes




The front page has a three column heading: "SUFFRAGETTES PARADE BEFORE HUGE CROWDS" with subheads and related pictorial. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp"... See More  

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677106

Centennial Exposition of 1876... Fairmount Park, Philadelphia...

Item #677106

September 30, 1876

SUPPLEMENT TO HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 30, 1876 (see condition and S&H note below)



* Centennial Exposition

Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

* Hard to find in undamaged condition




This is a huge foldout print captioned: "The Centennial---Balloon View Of The Grounds" which gives a terrific overview of it and showing Philadelphia in the background.  ... See More  

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677089

The Essential Facility Doctrine... a significant ruling...

Federal Supreme Court ends monopoly...

Item #677089

December 17, 1912

THE CALL, San Francisco, California, December 17, 1912  The front page of this issue features a banner headline "Huge Anthracite Coal Combine Is Destroyed By Federal Supreme Court" with subheads "Six Railroads Held Monopoly In Perpetuity", "Through Fuel Companies Which They Controlled Transportation Concerns Had Contracts to Purchase Output of the 'Independent'... See More  

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677055

Jimmy Carter is inaugurated... best title...

Item #677055

January 21, 1977

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1977 



* Jimmy Carter's inauguration

* Best title to have




The best newspaper to be had for any presidential election or inauguration would be the famous Washington Post. The two-line banner headline reads "Carter Is Sworn In as President; Asks 'Fresh Faith in Old Dream'", with various related subheads as well. The ftp... See More  

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677047

Rehmeyer's Hollow murder... Witchcraft...

Item #677047

January 08, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1929 



* Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder

* York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire




Page 3 has an article headed: "PRISONER TOLD HIM 'I GOT THE WITCH'" "Third Witness at York (Pa.) Trial Makes Charge Against One Defendant" "Halts 'Witchcraft' Case" and more. (see)

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

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677005

Pow-Wow doctors (folk magic) in Pennsylvania....

Item #677005

December 09, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1928



* Pow-wow (folk magic) - Powwowing - Hex

* Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania Dutch witchcraft




Page 19 has a one column heading: "'POWWOW' DOCTORS USE FAITH AND PRAYER" with subhead. (see) Rare to find reports concerning this folk religion.

Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, a few ... See More  

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676967

Bonus Army in Washington D.C...

Item #676967

July 28, 1932

THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1932 



* Bonus Army - World War I veterans march



This 26 page newspaper has a very nice banner headline on the front page: "BONUS VETERAN SHOT DEAD; FEDERAL TROOPS CALLED OUT" with subheads (see photos). Coverage on the gathering of World War I veterans in Washington D.C.

Other news and various advertisements of the day throughout. L... See More  

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676776

H.H. Holmes..... 1st U.S. serial killer....

Item #676776

October 31, 1895

DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Oct. 31, 1895



* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett

* America's 1st serial killer trial

* Chicago murder castle




The top of page 2 has one column headings: "MRS. PITEXEL'S STORY" "The Widow of Holmes' Alleged Victim on the Stand" and more. (see) Report takes up over a full column. Coverage at the end of the trial against... See More  

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676742

Molly Maguires ?...

Item #676742

April 08, 1875

BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 8, 1875



* Molly Maguires

* Miners - railroad

* Pennsylvania




Page 3 has an article with small heading: "The Troubles in the Coal Regions" Text takes up almost a full column. Nice to have in a Pennsylvania title.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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676736

Eugene Burton Ely... First shipboard airplane landing...

Item #676736

January 18, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 18, 1911



* Aviator pioneer Eugene Burton Ely

* 1st shipboard airplane landing (historic)

* USS Pennsylvania cruiser

* Predecessor to the modern day aircraft carrier

* Early, same day first report




The front page has a two column heading: "Flies to Cruiser, Lands Safely and Then Leaves" with subhead: "Eugene Ely Makes Unprecedented Exhib... See More  

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676646

Death of Pennsylvania Railroad President... Waldorf Astoria Hotel Ball...

Item #676646

February 18, 1897

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1897  This issue has the death report of George Brooke Roberts, president of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, along with an accompanying image.  George Roberts was the 1st vice-president of the Pennsylvania Railroad and, as a civil engineer, oversaw the building of Broad Street Station in Philadelphia.

Also included in this issue... See More  

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676623

The Custer massacre...

Item #676623

July 13, 1876

AMERICAN STANDARD, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1876 



* Custer Massacre - Indians

* George Armstrong Custer

* Battle of Little Bighorn




Page 2 contains a very nice & lengthy account of the Custer Massacre, headed: "THE INDIAN WAR" "A Disastrous Defeat of Gen. Custer's Command by the Indians--Three Hundred & Fifteen Soldiers Kill
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676513

1910 Philadelphia general strike & riot...

Item #676513

February 23, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 23, 1910



* Philadelphia general strike (1910)

* Trolley workers labor strike & riot




The front page has a nice banner headline: "3 DEAD, 2 DYING, 1000 INJURED AS RESULT OF RIOTS IN PHILADELPHIA" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not t... See More  

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676509

Pre-Holocaust plea for Jewish homeland...

Item #676509

June 19, 1936

THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 19, 1936



* David Lloyd George appeals for Jewish homeland

* Former Prime Minister of England




The front page has: "PLEA IS MADE BY LLOYD GEORGE IN BEHALF OF JEWS", with subhead: "SAYS ENGLAND SHOULD CARRY-OUT PLEDGES - RECALLS AID GIVEN TO ALLIES DURING WAR", with considerable supporting text. See images for details.

The front page... See More  

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676243

1908 Marianna, Pennsylvania mine disaster...

Item #676243

November 28, 1908

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 28, 1908



* Marianna PA, Washington County Pennsylvania

* Mine - coal mining explosion disaster




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TWO HUNDRED MINERS CAUGHT IN THE DRAFTS" with subhead. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from ... See More  

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676124

1909 Wehrum, Pennsylvania coal mine disaster...

Item #676124

June 23, 1909

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 23, 1909



* Coal mine - mining explosion disaster

* Wehrum, Buffington Township

* Indiana County, Pennsylvania




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "DEATH LIST IN MINE HORROR EXPECTED TO REACH SEVENTY-FIVE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to fin... See More  

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675946

1903 Connellsville train wreck...

Item #675946

December 04, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 4, 1903



* Connellsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania

* Baltimore and Ohio railroad train wreck disaster




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "FRIGHTFUL WRECK OF LIMITED TRAIN" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totall... See More  

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675933

1903 Lilly, Pennsylvania coal mine disaster...

Item #675933

November 21, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 21, 1903



* Lilly, Cambria County, Pennsylvania

* Coal mine bunk house fire disaster




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "TWENTY-SEVEN MEN BURNED TO A CRISP" 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... See More  

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675837

Broadside issue reports that Hayes is the winner...

Item #675837

March 02, 1877

THE MILTONIAN, Milton, Pennsylvania, March 2, 1877  A great broadside (printed on one side only) "Supplement" issue with over half of the issue taken up with the Presidential election of 1876.

It was one of the most contentious presidential elections in history and gave rise to the Compromise of 1877 by which the Democrats conceded the election to Hayes in return for an end to Reco... See More  

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675477

Al Capone freed from prison....

Item #675477

November 16, 1939

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 16, 1939



* Al 'Scarface" Capone to be freed from prison

* Chicago gangster becoming a free man again

* Best publication to be had ? rare as such




The front page has a banner headline: "BARE O'HARE'S CAPONE TRAP" with subheads. (see) Al Capone would leave the penitentiary in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania on this day. When it comes to gang... See More  

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675211

Mark Twain gains his "first national headline"....

Item #675211

September 29, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1866 



* Early Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens

* Clipper "Hornet" disaster report

* First national headline for Twain




The most notable content would be the full page print: "Burning of the California Clipper 'Hornet', One Thousand Miles from Land" not so much for the print but for the accompanying article titled: "Bu... See More  

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675199

Rehmeyer's Hollow murder... Witchcraft...

Item #675199

January 06, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 6, 1929 



* Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder

* York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire




The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "Charm Book Throws Light On 'Witch' Trial" with subhead. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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674953

Willie Turnesa wins 1938 U.S. Amateur title...

Item #674953

September 18, 1938

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, sport's section only, September 18, 1938



* Amateur golfer Willie Turnesa

* Oakmont Country Club - golf

* United States Amateur Championship




The front page of this section has a seven column headline: "TURNESA TAKES U. S. AMATEUR GOLF TITLE, 8 AND 7" with subhead and 2 related photos. First report coverage on Willie Turnesa winning the U.S. Amateur cham... See More  

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674465

Ulysses S. Grant for President - 1872 advertisement...

Item #674465

September 23, 1872

DAILY CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, Sept. 23, 1872 



* Ulysses S. Grant notice

* Civil War general for president




A pg. 2 ad endorses the Grant-Wilson ticket. Also present is a list of the state and county Republican candidates. Also with in the issue is other news of the day and numerous advertisements.

Complete in four pages measuring approximately 20.25 x 13.5 inches in very ni... See More  

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673863

Vidkun Quisling (Premier of Norway) executed..

Item #673863

October 24, 1945

THE MORNING CALL, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24, 1945  The front page has a 2 column article: "Vidkun Quisling Reported Executed by Firing Squad".  The Premier of Norway during the Nazi invasion was executed for, "...military and civilian treason, murder, manslaughter, embezzlement, larceny, robbery and malfeasance in office." , including, "turning over defense secrets t... See More  

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673709

Like an early Wall Street Journal... Street Railway Edition...

Item #673709

October 19, 1907

THE COMMERCIAL & FINANCIAL CHRONICLE, New York, Oct. 19, 1907 (STREET RAILWAY SECTION)  A 112 page publication filled with railway maps, ads, schedules and notices, providing a great snapshot of the transportation infrastructure of the northeast corridor of the United States. Transportation maps include those from Maryland, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Boston, Philadelphia, New York,... See More  

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673618

"Democratic Platform Made Easy" - showing blacks among various vignettes...

Item #673618

November 06, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869 



* The Democratic Party platform

* Democrats are racists - anti-black

* 19th century illustration - print




The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of th... See More  

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673586

Benjamin Rush listed as University of Pennsylvania Trustee...

Item #673586
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia, April 30, 1807 



* Rare Benjamin Rush mention



Page 4 of this issue has: "UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA", followed by a listing of all the universities Trustees including, "Benjamin Rush M.D. Professor of theory and practice of Phisick, and of Clinical Medicine". 

Complete in 4 pages, some rubbing and damp... See More  

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673419

Frederick Douglass and the 'white radicals'...

Item #673419

October 01, 1866

LANCASTER INTELLIGENCER, Pennsylvania, Oct. 1, 1866 Among the articles: "The Irish Who Vote Now & the Negroes Who Will Vote Soon" and: "Fred. Douglass--How He Was Received by the White Radicals" which is mostly a large quote of his speech in Rochester.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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673386

Two issue set: slavery medal, Franklin's speech...

Item #673386
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, A two issue set: February & March, 1788  

February issue: Perhaps the most interesting article is: "Dr. Lindsay on Dr. Franklin's Doctrine of Water-spouts" which comments on Ben Franklin's work. This article takes 2 1/2 pages and one of the plates includes prints of various water spouts.

An article: "Edict in Favour... See More  

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673309

Famous "Unite Or Die" engraving in the masthead...

Item #673309

April 05, 1775

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 5, 1775 



* Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon



If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption.  The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of th
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673206

Great item on Dickinson College in Carlisle...

Item #673206

March 01, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, March 1, 1803  The back page has a terrific & quite detailed notice headed: "DICKINSON COLLEGE" which details the stringent requirements of the students, and that: "...trustees & professors are equally solicitous that the seminary should be placed on a respectable footing & that as complete an education should be obtained ... See More  

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673033

Spanish Flu 1918...

Item #673033

October 16, 1918

The Bethlehem Times, Pennsylvania, October 16, 1918



* The Spanish Flu in Pennsylvania

* Good WWI coverage




The front page has an article titled: "INCREASES IN INFLUENZA CASES DURING THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS ... Physicians Overworked and a Shortage of Nurses Reported", dealing with the Spanish Flu and continues on pg. 3.

Complete with all 16 pages with edge tears, chip... See More  

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672918

Georgians are 'the most lawless & licentious people in America'...

Item #672918

November 30, 1785

PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 30, 1785  Page 2 has an item: "The request of the United States to their great and good alley [France] to furnish them with $400,000 in order to bribe the Algerines to a peace meets, it is said, with a very cool reception at Paris...how far that measure may be consistent with the safety & independence of the United States... See More  

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672871

Penn State fires coach Joe Paterno....

Item #672871

November 10, 2011

THE YORK DISPATCH, Pennsylvania, November 10, 2011  The front page has the headings "Paterno, Spanier fired", "Sandusky sex-abuse scandal engulfs Penn State University" with one photo of Joe Paterno and his wife and another photo of Penn State students rallying.

Section B starts with the heading "Paterno's long career ends with phone call" and also incl... See More  

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672691

Hawaii statehood passes the House and Senate...

Item #672691

March 13, 1959

CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College and Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, March 13, 1959  The front page has a two column headline: "State Status For Hawaii Within A Year" which tells of the passing of the Hawaii Admission Act passing both the House and Senate. This set the stage for President Eisenhower's signing (5 days later) which would enable Hawaii to become the 50th state.

Complet... See More  

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672689

1876 Molly Maguires murder trial at Mauch Chunk...

Item #672689

February 19, 1876

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1876



* Molly Maguires murder trial

* Mauch Chunk - Pennsylvania




The top of page 3 has small one column headings: "The Molly Maguires" "The Jones Murder...." (see)

Complete with 10 pages, a little spine wear, generally very nice.

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672412

Building lot for sale in the new federal capital...

Item #672412

August 11, 1791

DUNLAPS AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 11, 1791 



* Washington D.C. land sale

* Early U.S. government




The front page has a nice ad datelined at "George-Town",= concerning the sale of a "...Number of Lots in the Federal City...". Mentions that the President of the United States approved the "...Sites for the Public Buildings pursuan... See More  

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672282

Fight over U.S. prohibition...

Item #672282

January 18, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, January 18, 1931



* Prohibition in the United States

* Wests vs. Drys w/ Illustration




The front page of this section has a banner headline: "BEST STRATEGY FOR THE WETS AS BECK SEES IT; The Pennsylvania Representative Asserts that Congress Has the Legal Right to Withhold Enforcement Appropriations and That Wets Need Only 200 Votes in the House to Bring... See More  

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672279

Poem to Ben Franklin with lightning rod reference...

Item #672279
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1754  Near the back is a half page poem titled: "To Benjamin Franklin, Esq., of Philadelphia, on his Experiments and Discoveries in Electricity" which is dated from "Cooper River, S. Carolina, Sept. 20, 1753".

At the bottom of the poem are two footnotes, one reading: "By the application of a rod of iron, or a wire, the ... See More  

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672260

Jim Thorpe loses his Olympic medals...

Item #672260

January 28, 1913

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Jan. 28, 1913 



* Jim Thorpe has to return his Olympic trophies

* Indian athlete from Carlisle PA




Page 3 has one column heads: "Jim Thorpe Professional" "Hero of Olympic Games Loses Trophies--Records Wiped Out".

Twelve pages, evenly toned, a little margin wear, should be handled with care.... See More  

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672223

General Meade on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #672223

November 12, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 12, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

* General George Meade official report




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Rebel Army Concentrated on the Rapidan" "Presentation of Colors to General Meade" "Official Report of the Late Engagements & of the Battle of Gettysburg" "The Main Army at Rodgersv... See More  

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672098

1871 Oxford Mine cave in... Hyde Park, Pennsylvania...

Item #672098

November 17, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 17, 1871



* Oxford Mine cave in

* Hyde Park, Pennsylvania




Page 7 has one column headings that include: "Excitement At the Coal Mines" "Caving In of the Mines at Hyde Park, PA." "People Deserting Their Homes in Terror" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, irregular along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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671968

Barbarous cruelty suffered by innocent Pennsylvanians...

Item #671968

February 25, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 25, 1778 



* Revolutionary War Tory original

* Rare Pro British issue from America




This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.

The front page includes two "Proclamations" by Sir William... See More  

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671967

Mention of Dr. Franklin...

A Tory newspaper from the Revolutionary War...

Item #671967

April 01, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 1, 1778 



* Revolutionary War Tory original

* Rare Pro British issue from America




This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.

The front page includes an Act relating to detaining pers... See More  

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671965

A Williamsburg, Viriginia report...

A Tory newspaper from the Revolutionary War...

Item #671965

February 21, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 21, 1778 



* Revolutionary War Tory original

* Rare Pro British issue from America




This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.

The entire front page is taken up with ads. Page 2 has a nice letter... See More  

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