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Death of Mao Tse-tung...

Item #673517

September 10, 1976

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE, Rochester, NY, Sept., 10, 1976  This issue contains a front page banner headline: "MILLIONS OF CHINESE MOURN" with, "Mao Tse-tung dead at 82".  Included is a picture of Mao as he appeared a year earlier.  This issue continues with 2 full pages of coverage on pgs. 2A and 3A including epitaphs by world leaders Henry Kissinger, Richard Nixon ... See More  

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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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The President addresses the discovery of gold in California...

Item #668297

December 07, 1848


* President James K. Polk

* State of the Union Address

* Discovery of gold in California

All of the front page & most of page 2 are taken up with the "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE!" being the annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type: James K. Polk.

Within his message, and on the front page, he devotes much space to ... See More  

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1928 Eastman Kodak Company advertisement...

Item #666422

August 06, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1928

* George Eastman Kodak Company

* Color home movies - Rochester NY

Page 11 has a full page advertisement for the "Eastman Kodak Company" for the newly recent invention of "KODACOLOR Home Movies in Full Color" (see)

News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on v... See More  

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Stan Musial 1st MLB game....

Item #663748

September 18, 1941


* Stan Musial's very 1st MLB baseball game

* St. Louis Cardinals

The front page of the sport's section has a five column headline: "CARDS PICK UP HALF GAME" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 4 of this section with: "Rookie Stan Musial, just up from Rochester, doubled in the Cardinals' first tow... See More  

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Much on the Civil War in a pro-South newspaper...

Item #656095

April 30, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 30, 1862  Among the articles within are: "A Serious Talk with Serious Men" "Emancipation of Slaves" "...on the Bill to abolish Slavery in the District of Columbia; "War News of the Week" "Free Negroes in Ohio" "The Massacre at Lee's Mills" "Traffic In Human Flesh--A White Child Sold in the city o... See More  

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The Kodak instant camera is invented...

Item #655050

September 15, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 15, 1888  The front page has an informative article headed "Instantaneous Photography" which includes a nice 3 1/2 by 7 1/2 inch illustration of the "Kodak Camera Shutter" and another illustration of this box-style camera: "The Kodak Camera--Actual Size--Made By The Eastman Dry Plate And Film Company, Rochester, N.Y."

The rep... See More  

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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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George Eastman demonstrates color home movies...

Item #652158

July 31, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1928

* George Eastman - Kodak camera fame

* Color home film movies demonstration

The top of the front page has a two column headline: "HOME MOVIES IN COLORS, LONG AN EASTMAN DREAM, ARE SHOWN TO NOTABLES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with 3 related photos.

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

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A rare, short-lived title...

Item #651811

January 03, 1833

ROCHESTER EVENING ADVERTISER, New York, Jan. 3, 1833  This is the volume 1, number 3 issue of a rather rare title as it appears to have lasted less than a year as such.  The American Antiquarian Society has just 3 issues of this title, none of which are this date.

Four pages, good condition.

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Niblo's Garden, Broadway... Castle Garden (Battery Park)...

Item #651260

March 06, 1852

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Massachusetts, March 6, 1852

* Niblo's Garden, Broadway

* Castle Garden (now Castle Clinton, Battery Park, NY)

* Prints of Albany and the Genesee Falls

Included within this issue are prints of the following: Niblo's Garden, Broadway; Castle Garden Theater; Albany, New York; Genesee Falls at Rochester, New York; the Great Fire At Portland, M
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"The North Star" becomes "Frederick Douglass' Paper"...

Item #650775

August 13, 1852

FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, August 13, 1852 

* Extremely rare title

We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847.

Douglass was perhaps the most famous 19th century African-American abolitionist who
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The Modoc Indian War, and the massacre...

Item #647421

June 10, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 10, 1873  The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Modoc Indian War, with: "THE MODOCS" "A Cruel Massacre" "A Train of Prisoners Attacked by Oregon Volunteers" "Little John, Tehee Jack, Pony Mooch and Others Killed". Page 3 has an interesting article: "Abraham Lincoln's Duel--Forgotten Inci... See More  

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Much on the Modoc Indian War...

Item #646076

April 30, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, April 30, 1873  The top of the ftpg. has nice column heads on the Modoc Indian War with: "ANOTHER BATTLE" "A Detachment of Troops Caught In a Trap" "Galling Cross Fire from the Modocs" "A Complete Rout" "19 Men Killed" "Gallant Conduct of Captain Thomas" "He Dies a Brave Soldier"... See More  

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Two European maps...

Item #643503
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1758  The prime features of this issue are the two maps, one being a full page plate titled: "A Map of the Rhine Between Wesel & Duseldorp..." (see), and the other a foldout map measuring 8 by 10 1/2 inches titled "A Complete Chart of the Coast of France from Ostend, to Cape Finisterra, including the Opposite Coast of the British Chan... See More  

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Death of the Queen's occultist, an itinerant quack...

Item #639180

May 26, 1715

THE POST BOY, London, May 26, 1715 

* Rare & early 18th century issue

* Nice masthead engravings

* William Read death

* Occultist - itinerant quack

A handsome issue with the two nice, detailed engravings in the masthead. The back page has a brief item: "The same day, Sir William Read, his Majesty's Ocultist in Chief, died at Rochester; he was the most expert of all those... See More  

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Jimmy Hoffa guilty...

Item #637802

July 27, 1964

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Pratt, Kansas, July 27, 1964

* Jimmy Hoffa found guilty

* Teamsters leader

This 8 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Hoffa Guilty in Union Pension Fraud Case".

Other news of the day including much on the Rochester NY race riots. A few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise good.

wikipedia notes: In 1964, Hoffa was convicte... See More  

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Bombardment of Ft. Pillow...

Item #619419

May 03, 1862

MOORE'S RURAL NEW YORKER, Rochester, New York, May 3, 1862

* Fort Pillow, Tennessee

* Small diagram

Mostly farm & home-related content but also news of the day, plus several war reports inside, including "Bombardment of Ft. Pillow" which features a small map/diagram of the fort.

Other war related news as well as other topics throughout. Has an ornate masthead. Uncommon ... See More  

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1883 Rochester, Minnesota tornado...

Item #616976

August 23, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 23, 1883

* Rochester MN Minnesota

* Tornado disaster (1st report)

The front page has one column headings: "Wrecked By The Wind" "Rochester, Minn., Desolated by a Cyclone" "Twenty-Four Lives Lost and Forty Persons Seriously Injured" and more. Text takes up almost two full columns.

Other news of the day throughout. Comp... See More  

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Lincoln's Tomb dedication...

Item #605803

October 16, 1874


* Abraham Lincoln's Tomb dedication

* Oak Ridge Cemetery - Springfield, Illinois

The front page has one column headings: "LINCOLN" "Unveiling the Statue--A Nation's Tribute--25,000 People and Distinguished Army and Civic Officers Present--Unveiling Ceremonies" See images for text here.

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On Susan B. Anthony being allowed to vote...

Item #605288

March 02, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1874  Page 2 has: "A Woman Suffrage" "the Arrest of the Rochester Inspectors for Accepting Miss Anthony's Vote--Gen. Butler's Opinion" which concerns Susan B. Anthony voting at a Rochester election. It includes an encouraging note signed by General Benjamin Butler (see). Page 5 has: "The Temperance Meet5ing at Harry Hill's".

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The Modoc Indian War...

Item #598463

January 21, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, Jan. 21, 1873  The top of the first column has a nice stack of headlines, many concerning the Modoc Indian War, including: "DESPERATE BATTLE" "With the Modoc Indians" "Ten Hours of Conflict with a Concealed Foe" "Defeat of the Troops" "Outnumbered, Five to One" plus heads on other events of the day... See More  

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Kodak Camera Founder George Eastman Dies In 1932...

Item #594892

March 15, 1932

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, March 15, 1932 

* George Eastman suicide death 

* Kodak camera inventor - roll film 

This 18 page newspaper has one column headings on page 5: "DEATH OF EDISON SADDENED EASTMAN", "Kodak Manufacturer Also Grieved Over Passing of Hubbell" and "Dreaded Long Illness" Coverage on the suicide of Kodak camera inv... See More  

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Great Boston fire...

Item #594426

November 12, 1872

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE, Rochester, New York, November 12, 1872

* The great Boston Fire

* One of most costly fires in U.S. history

The front page has one column headlines: "THE BOSTON FIRE", "It Breaks Out Afresh", "But is Promptly Suppressed", "The Fire Now Confined To The Ruins", "Many Persons Buried Therein&q... See More  

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1st Creedmoor international rifle match...

Item #594407

September 28, 1874

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, September 28, 1874

* 1st Creedmoor black powder match

* 1st Grand International rifle match

* United States vs. Ireland

The front page has one column headlines:


"The American Beats the Irish Team by Three Scores--Colonel Bodine Gets Great Glory--Presentation of Prizes"

with smaller subheads: "The Rifle Match"... See More  

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The Boston fire... 1st report...

Item #594398

November 11, 1872

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, November 11, 1872 

* The great Boston Fire (1st report) 

* One of most costly fires in U.S. history 

More than half of the first column is taken up with heads on the disastrous Boston fire, which caused $75 million in damage in 65 acres, beginning: "FIRE ! ", "BOSTON", "Meets The Fate of Chicago!", &... See More  

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The Eskimos described... Rochester Castle...

Item #589348

* Rochester Castle at Kent, South East England print

This is the end of year "supplemental" issue to this famous title, containing on the front page the title with date, plus the list of the contents which includes: "Description...of the Esquimaux [Eskimo] Indians..." which is very descriptive of them and take... See More  

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An uncomon title from Wisconsin...

Item #584611

October 18, 1866

THE DAILY WISCONSIN UNION, Madison, October 18, 1866 

* Uncommon title 

Among the front page items are: "The Alabama Claims to be Urged", "Run On A Canadian Bank", "A Great Fenian Meeting in Rochester, N.Y." and more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Early Kodak camera ad....

Item #579826

July 11, 1926

THE DETROIT NEWS Rotogravure Picture Section, Detroit, Michigan,  July 11, 1926

* Kodak camera advertisement (Autographic)

* George Eastman - Rochester NY New York

Being offered is the "Rotogravure Section" of the Detroit News for this date. The back page has a nice full page advertisement for the Kodak camera with heading: "Kodak as you go; Autographic Kodaks, 45 up; Ea... See More  

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Kodak Camera founder George Eastman in 1931..

Item #577303

February 10, 1931

NEW YORK TIMES, February 10, 1931

* George Eastman... guest of honor

* Kodak camera inventor - roll film

This 44 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 4 that include: "EASTMAN IS HONORED FOR GIFTS TO WORLD", "Hoover, Coolidge, Mussolini and Ortiz Rubio Join in Tribute to Philanthropist", "Two Nations Decorate Him", and more which includes a photo of E... See More  

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1968 U.S. Open... Lee Trevino...

Item #572267

June 17, 1968

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, June 17, 1968 

* U.S. Open Golf Championship 

* Lee Trevino wins (1st report)

This 12 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 6: "Last Years 'Poor Boy' Lee Trevino Shot First Ever Four Sub-par Rounds"

Tells of the 1968 U.S. Open in which Lee Trevino won the title for the first time.

Other news of the day. Sm... See More  

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Copper discovered in Northern Michigan...

Item #562994

January 02, 1844


* Early Michigan

* Copper mining

Page 3 has a report from a Rochester newspaper about "Copper Mines" that says:

* ...331 veins of copper and lead ore have been discovered in Northern Michigan, bordering on Lake Superior, by an exploring party of miners,and that applications have been made to the...Govenment for...permits...compan... See More  

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Item #177579

October 08, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, October 8, 1910

This issue's front page is an illustration of "The Political Chantecler" by Kemble.

This issue has illustrations of "At the Conventions" by Kemble and full page photos of "The Democrats' Choice for Governor of New York" and "The Roosevelt Candidate for Governor." There are photos of "A Me... See More  

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The Death of Mark Twain....

Item #177563

May 07, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, dated May 7, 1910  The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Nation's Leading "Fan."" which shows President Taft throwing out the first ball at the Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Athletics game.

In this issue, there is an illustration of "Training the Cabinet Birds" by Kemble. There is an article with photos of ... See More  

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Wanted: Soldiers....

Item #177488

March 21, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 21, 1908 There is a front pg. illustration, "Seeing Things Again" by W. A.. Rogers. In this issue, there is an article and photos of "Wanted: Soldiers--An American Army Problem" by Victor Rousseau; photos of "For the "Honor" of France"; a double pg. illustration of "How to Feel Weak"... See More  

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Rear-Admiral Evans....

Item #177472

November 30, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 30, 1907   There is a front page illustration, "One Hundred Years Hence" by W. A. Rogers. There is an article of "The So-Called 'Practice Cruise' to the Pacific" by Walter Scott Meriwether, with photos of "Rear-Admiral Evans"; "U.S. Cruiser "Tennessee"" and the "U.S. Batt... See More  

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Dreadnoughts's 9 Bull's-Eyes in 12 shots....

Item #177462

September 14, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1907   There is a front page illustration, "Surf Fishing" by H. S. Watson. There are photos of "The 'Dreadnoughts's' Message to the World--'Nine Bull's-Eyes in Twelve Shots' " and "The Strange Adventures of a Brooklyn Theatre." There are also illustrations of "The Spider... See More  

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The "Montagu"... H.G. Wells...

Item #177413

October 06, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 6, 1906  There is a front page illustration, "The Wizard of Ooze" by W. A . Rogers. There is an article, "The Future in America" by H. G. Wells, author of War of the Worlds, and illustrations by Vernon Howe Bailey in this issue. There is an article on "The High Comedy of Cuban Strategy and Warfare" by 
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Building Ten Torpedo-Boats in 15 weeks...

Item #177385

March 31, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1906  Front page illustration "They Seem to Pull Well Together" by W. A. Rogers; "The Panama Canal as a Benefit to American Commerce" by Henry Harrison Lewis; "Building Ten Torpedo-Boats in Fifteen Weeks" by Henry Townsend; photos of "Persons in the Day's News" including Miss Sus... See More  

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1871 Rochester, New York...

Item #221553

November 28, 1871


* Rochester, New York

This large sized 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Some of the one column headlines include: "Concerning the Completion of the New Court House", "Suicide", "Connolly Still Under Arrest", and more. This newspaper measures 30 x 23
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Titusville, Pennsylvania oil discoveries...

Item #219388

February 10, 1873



* Titusville, Pennsylvania

* Oil discoveries

On page 3 under Oil is a report: "The New Oildorado near Titusville--Great Excitement in Consequence--Flowing Wells Within Two Miles of Us". Other news of the day includes: "Floods" "Railroad Disaster" "Dealings With the Modocs" and much more. Se
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Molly MaGuires...

Item #216824

August 17, 1876


* Pennsylvania Coal Region

* Scranton, PA

* Molly Maguires

This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. The front page contains a lengthy article titled: "THE COAL DEMON", "Molly MaGuire a Murderous Myth--The Secret Society Scheme a Two-Edged Sword for the
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1854 Prints.....

Item #215121

March 01, 1854


* Genesse Falls print
* Map of Virginia, Dora Coal Mines

Inside has a nice 4 1/2 by 5 1/2 inch view: Rochester And The Genesee Falls and a 3 1/2 by 5 3/4 inch view: Railroad Bridge At Portage (N.Y.) Full page map: Map of Virginia Showing the location of the Dora Coal Mines. Ornate masthead has a nice illustration of the Capitol buil
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Panama Canal... Football...

Item #177334

December 09, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1905  Front page illustration "Still One Left" by W. A. Rogers; The Canal Will Be Built; Mishaps Incident to the Panama Canal Work; Double page illustration "Bird's-Eye View of the Completed Panama Canal Constructed on the Lock Principle Approved by President Roosevelt; The Defeat of Harvard Which Gave Yale the Football Championshi... See More  

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Item #177134

February 01, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 1, 1902 Frontpage photo Miss Alice Roosevelt; doublepage photos of the Panama Canal; fullpage illustration Battery Place At Night; Uncle Sam's Man-Factory in Porto Rico; fullpage photo An Army Bride;  The Prince of Story-Tellers (Sir Walter Scott); doublepage centerfold illustrations "the Proposed Beautification of Washington"; fullpa... See More  

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Emancipation Remembered...

Item #177130

January 04, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1902 Frontpage photo "A Memory of Emancipation Day"; Ice Hocky and Its Players; a colored print "Jan Kubelik - The Bohemian Violinist Now Touring The United States"; a page of photos of Marconi's Latest Experiments in Wireless Telegraphy; a page of photos Winners at the First annual Sow of the Ladies' Kennel Association of ... See More  

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Wall Street...

Item #177107

July 27, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1901

Front page photo of the construction of the East River Bridge, New York; full page illustration "A Flurry in Wall Street" by Lawrence; Naval Manoeuvres at Nantucket; The Last Rush for Homes in Oklahoma; full page "The International Cup Races" by Wright; Reporting a Cosmopolitan War on the Way to the Front; double page centerfold p... See More  

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Wall Street...

Item #177097

May 18, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 18, 1901  The frontpage cartoon is of Wall Street: "Those Lambs Were Getting Too 'Chesty'," by W.A. Rogers, and includes a related editorial article. Also included are: "The American Steel Industry," "The Elevation of Mgr. Martinelli to the Cardinalate," "The Launching of the Rival Yachts," "The Cuban Situ... See More  

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Item #177069

June 30, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 30, 1900  The National Republican Convention at Philadelphia;  illustration of Theodore Roosevelt; Disturbances in China; doublepage centerfold "United States War-Ships Sailing at Nagasaki, Japan" by Peters; The Gun-Trials of the United States Battle-Ship "Kentucky"; The Opening of Yachting Season; The Harvard-Yale Race; and other n... See More  

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Many prints of Geronimo...

Item #175076

April 24, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1886  The entire front page is taken up with two prints captioned: "Closing Scenes of the Apache War", the upper one: "Geronimo and His Band" and the lower one: "General Crook's Conference With Geronimo", showing both, among others. Inside has a full page with four prints of: "The Hostile Apaches" with each c... See More  

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