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697367

Skating... Cotton plantation scenes...

Item #697367

February 02, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 2, 1867  The front page features two views of the: "St. John, New Brunswick, Skating Rink" building.

A great, tipped-in (no binding holes), doublepage centerfold: "Scenes on a Cotton Plantation" includes twelve prints, most showing Blacks at various chores including picking, hoeing & with the cotton gin.

Other prints include: &... See More  

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$101.00
697365

Nast political cartoons...

Item #697365

March 09, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1878  The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned: "Crescit Sub Pondere Virtus." 

Inside has a full page Nast illus. entitled: "That Dollar"; a quarter-page portrait of: "Pope Leo XIII."; a half page: "Ice Boating at Madison, Wisconsin"; most of a tipped-in (no binding holes), doublepage... See More  

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696914

Death of guitar great Stevie Ray Vaughan...

Item #696914

August 28, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 28, 1990 (1st section)



* Stevie Ray Vaughan death (1st report)

* Guitarist - singer - musician - songwriter




The bottom of the ftpg. has a report headed: "Stevie Ray Vaughan, Guitar Great, Dies in Copter Crash" with subhead: "The Grammy-winning performer had just completed a Wisconsin concert. Four others are killed." The article carries over to ... See More  

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695481

Death of the controversial Senator Joseph McCarthy...

Item #695481

May 03, 1957

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 3, 1957



* Joseph McCarthy death

* U.S. Senator (Wisconsin)




The front page has a nice headline: "SEN. M'CARTHY DEAD AT 47" with subheads and photo. (see) He was noted for making claims that there were large numbers of Communists and Soviet spies and sympathizers inside the United States federal government and elsewhere. Ultimately, his tactics ... See More  

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693238

The "prelude" to the Great Chicago Fire, plus the most devastating of them all...

Item #693238

October 09, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 9, 1871  



* The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 beginning

* Very early report plus Peshtigo, Wisconsin fire




Page 7 has most of a column taken up with reports on a fire in Chicago. This would seem to report on the 'Great Chicago Fire', but they do not. That event would happen 24 hours later.

These heads include: "THE CHICAGO FIRE" "The Flames Fin... See More  

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692385

1875 Oshkosh, Wisconsin fire disaster...

Item #692385

April 30, 1875

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 29, 1875



* The great Oshkosh, Wisconsin fire (1st report)



The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "A BURNING CITY" "Oshkosh In Flames" "Extensive Destruction of Business Houses" "Hundreds Of People Homeless" and more. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, minor irregularity along the spine, generally ver... See More  

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691658

Santa Anna has resigned?

Item #691658

June 19, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 19, 1847  Page 2 has the: "Spirit of The Free Press" which includes various editorials from other newspapers, most concerning the war with Mexico.

Page 2 has most of a column taken up with: "Official--Resignation Of Santa Anna" which is a lengthy letter by him explaining his reasons for resigning as President of Mexico,... See More  

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690680

Prohibition ending in Wisconsin ?...

Item #690680

April 03, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 3, 1929



* Ending of Prohibition - repeal ?

* Wisconsin votes on 18th Amendment

* Beer - liquor to return ?




The front page has a six column heading: "Wisconsin Votes to Repeal Its Dry Laws" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 50 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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690528

Tommy Armour wins 1929 Western Open golf tournament...

Item #690528

August 25, 1929

SECTION TWO (sports) only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, Aug. 25, 1929



* Golfer Tommy Armour wins

* Western Open PGA golf tournament

* Mequon, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin




The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "ARMOUR WINS WESTERN OPEN TITLE WITH 273" with subheads and small photo. Nice for display. Another photo on page 3.

Complete section two only, rag editio... See More  

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689664

Samuel Tilden elected... False report...

Item #689664

November 08, 1876

THE DAILY BEE, Sacramento, Nov. 8, 1876 



* President Rutherford B. Hayes

* Presidential election false victory reporting




Page two of this issue contains the column headline "THE NEXT PRESIDENT" and reports "If he shall live until that time Samuel J. Tilden will become President of these United States on the 5th day of March as appears by the election returns at hand as w... See More  

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688182

The defeat of Black Hawk,...

Item #688182

August 11, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 11, 1832  



* Battle of Wisconsin Heights

* Defeat of Black Hawk

* General Henry Dodge victory




The front page has a report: "Defeat of Black Hawk" which is prefaced with a note: "...received from Fort Howard which announce the gratifying intelligence of the defeat of Black Hawk & his warriors...". What follows is a ... See More  

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688031

Lincoln is inaugurated, with his memorable address on the front page...

Item #688031

March 05, 1865

DAILY MILWAUKEE NEWS, Wisconsin, March 5, 1865 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Inauguration - inaugural Address




The front page begins with nice column heads including: "Inaugural Message Of President Lincoln!" "The Heavens Wept Profusely & the Streets of Washington Deluged in Mud!" "Latest From Sherman!" & much more on the closing events of the Civi... See More  

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687867

On the Jews at Jerusalem... President Pierce on the sale of Wisconsin land...

Item #687867

June 23, 1853

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 23, 1853  Among the reports inside are: "The Jews" which is a letter from Jerusalem; nearly a full column: "By the President of the United States" concerning the sale of land at Willow River in Wisconsin, signed in type: Franklin Pierce. Also: "Colored Seamen At Charleston".

Four pages, very nice condition.... 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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683153

1899 New Richmond Winconsin tornado disaster...

Item #683153

June 13, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 13, 1899



* New Richmond, Wisconsin

* St. Croix County

* 1899 Tornado disaster


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "OVER 200 KILLED" 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. Rare... See More  

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682768

Early from San Diego... The Peshtigo Fire...

Item #682768

October 20, 1871

SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 20, 1871 



* Peshtigo fire disaster - Wisconsin

* Old wild West original

* Interesting advertisements




Very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead. 

The front page has a full column taken up with: "A More Dreadful Calamity" "The Fires in Wi... See More  

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681176

Rutherford B. Hayes' state-of-the-union address...

Item #681176

December 14, 1877

THE EXPOSITOR INDEPENDENT, Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin, Dec. 14, 1877 



* President Rutherford B. Hayes

* State of the Union Address




Certainly one of the less common titles we have encountered from Wisconsin. All of pages 2, 3 & a portion of page 6 are taken up with the: "President's Message" signed in type at its conclusion: R. B. Hayes.

This was the Preside... See More  

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680149

1899 Wisconsin Badgers football victory...

Item #680149

November 30, 1899

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



* 1899 Wisconsin Badgers college football

* Victory over the Michigan Wolverines


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CHAMPIONSHIP GAME" 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 ... See More  

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679181

1901 Hurley, Wisconsin theater fire disaster...

Item #679181

November 06, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 6, 1901



* Hurley, Iron County, Wisconsin

* Klondike Theater fire disaster




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THEATRE DESTROYED" 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 wit... See More  

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676281

John Dillinger's resort escape in 1934....

Item #676281

April 24, 1934

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., April 24, 1934.


* Post John Dillinger shootout & escape

* Little Bohemia Lodge resort - Wisconsin

* Gang hunted in the upper Midwest




The front page has a one column heading: "'Shoot To Kill' Order In Hunt For Dillinger" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the famous John Dillinger shootout escape at the Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin
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667701

1901 U.S. battleship photos...

Item #667701

December 14, 1901

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 14, 1901  This  issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: "FIRST-CLASS BATTLESHIP KENTUCKY" "WISCONSIN" "MAINE" "GEORGIA" "ARKANSAS" "CALIFORNIA" "ST. LOUIS" and much more, plus related text.

Complete with 30 pages,... See More  

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665141

John Dillinger & Baby Face Nelson hunted in 1934....

Item #665141

April 28, 1934

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 28, 1934.


* Outlaw John Dillinger gang

* Baby Face Nelson hunted

* Post Little Bohemia shootout

* Hunted in North Midwest




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER'S AID LEADS RAD ON SUBURBAN BANK" with subhead. (see) More on page 2. Photo of Homer Van Meter on the back page. Coverage on the John Dillinger gang being
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663506

Alan Ameche wins 1954 Heisman Trophy...

Item #663506

December 10, 1954

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1954



* Alan Ameche wins Heisman Trophy

* Wisconsin Badgers college football




This 56 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 37: "AMECHE RECEIVES HEISMAN TROPHY", "Wisconsin Fullback Saluted  as 'Outstanding' Player at Downtown A. C. Event"

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

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660682

1871 Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin...

Item #660682

September 15, 1870

THE FOND DU LAC DAILY, Wisconsin, Sept. 15, 1870



* Scarce title from the early Midwest



A rare volume 1 title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Was an early settlement for Native Americans next to Lake Winnebago.

This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Four page... See More  

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659097

John Dillinger hunted in 1934....

Item #659097

April 27, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 27, 1934.


* Outlaw John Dillinger

* Post Little Bohemia shootout

* Hunted in North Midwest




The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "HEALTH OFFICIAL AIDED DILLINGER" with subheads. (see) Coverage on John Dillinger being hunted after the shootout at the Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Compl
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655957

Actress Mae West declared married in 1937...

Item #655957

July 17, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1937



* Actress Mae West

* Frank Wallace marriage




The front page has a one column heading: "Court Decides Mae West Is Mrs. Wallace" with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for... See More  

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655873

President Polk sells land rich in lead ore...

Item #655873

January 08, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Jan. 8, 1847  The ftpg. contains three documents "By the President of the United States" and each signed in type: James K. Polk. The lengthiest is for the sale of land in Illinois, Arkansas & territories of Wisconsin & Iowa "... supposed to contain lead ore...". The other two are similar.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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652579

1882 River Falls, Wisconsin....

Item #652579

February 16, 1882

THE RIVER FALLS JOURNAL, Wisconsin, February 16, 1882



* Pierce & St. Croix County



Contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements. A large sized issue measures 28 x 22 inches.

Complete with 4 pages, a little wear at the folds, generally nice.

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651665

1902 Ellsworth, Wisconsin...

Item #651665

June 05, 1902

THE ELLSWORTH RECORD, Wisconsin, June 5, 1902



* Uncommon title

* Pierce County




Contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

Complete with all pages, A little archival mending on the inside pages, generally nice.

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643792

Sale of mineral lands in the Midwest... Mexican War...

Item #643792

February 19, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 19, 1847 



* Western expansion

* Mexican War




The top of the ftpg. has a document: "By the President of the United States" concerning the sale of land in the Iowa Territory, plus another very similar for the sale of land in Arkansas, and yet another for the sale of land in Wisconsin (see).

Pg. 3 has various items concerning the Mexican W... See More  

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638010

1899 New Richmond Winconsin tornado disaster...

Item #638010

June 14, 1899

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 14, 1899



* New Richmond, Wisconsin

* St. Croix County

* 1899 Tornado disaster




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "CYCLONE'S DEAD" with subheads. (see)

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, should be handled with care.... See More  

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633344

Buildings in Janesville, Wisconsin...

Item #633344

March 01, 1904

THE MYSTIC WORKER, Plano, Illinois, June, 1904  An interesting little paper which describes itself as: "...a social, fraternal and beneficial society, governed by a Supreme Lodge, having subordinate lodges in states & provinces near each other & of equal healthfulness...". Pages 1, 3, 7 & 8 contains nice photos of buildings in Janesville, Wisconsin, including the fire ho... See More  

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632028

Columbian Exposition... The Japanese...

Item #632028

June 24, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 24, 1893  The front cover has "World's Columbian Exposition -United States Government Exhibits of River and Harbor Improvements" with an accompanying article.  Inside the issue is: "Group of Effigies Near Fort Atkinson Wisconsin"; "Japanese at the World's Columbian Exposition"; "The World's Columbian Expos... See More  

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629332

George Wallace Shot... Supreme Court Amish Schooling Decision...

Item #629332

May 16, 1972

AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, Akron, Ohio, May 16, 1972 (front page only)



* Governor George Wallace Shot

* Amish children only need to go to school through 8th grade

* Wisconsin vs. Yoder Supreme Court Decision




This displayable front page has: "Wallace Partially Paralyzed; Says Campaign To Continue", with subheads: "Big Question: Will Wallace Walk Again?", "Then I Realized... See More  

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622288

1891 Superior, Wisconsin tornado...

Item #622288

July 17, 1891

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, July 17, 1891



* Superior, Wisconsin tornado disaster

* Douglas County




The front page has a a one column heading: "A RAGING CYCLONE" with subheads that include: "Passes Over West Superior, Wis." and more. (see)

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, otherwise good. Somewhat frag... See More  

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618256

Sterling Hall bombing...

Item #618256

August 25, 1970

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, August 25, 1970



* Sterling Hall bombing

* University of Wisconsin-Madison




Page 2 has a two column heading: "Wisconsin University Bombing Kills Researcher" 1st report coverage on the Sterling Hall bombing at the University of Wisconsin.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, small binding holes along the spine,... See More  

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616235

Racine, Wisconsin tornado disaster...

Item #616235

May 21, 1883

FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, May 21, 1883



* Racine, Wisconsin

* Tornado disaster




This issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

Page 3 has an article headed: "The Cyclones" See images for text here.

Complete in 4 pages, minor irregularity along spine, nice condition. Should be handled with care.... See More  

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613741

Oshkosh, Wisconsin fire disaster...

Item #613741

April 30, 1875

ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, April 30, 1875



* Oshkosh, Wisconsin fire



This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "OSHKOSH" "Latest from the Ill-Fated Wisconsin Town" "Immense Destruction of Valuable Property" "Loss Estimated as High as Two Million Dollars" and more.... See More  

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605324

Beloit, Wisconsin tornado...

Item #605324

June 12, 1883

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 12, 1883



* Beloit, Wisconsin & more

* Tornado disasters




The front page has one column headings: "TORNADOES IN THE WEST" "Buildings Blown Into Splinters By The Wind" and more. See images for text here. Nice to have in this venerable newspaper title.

Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, a little spine wear, ot... See More  

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604824

Tarred and Feathered....

Item #604824

March 25, 1880

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, March 25, 1880



* Tarred and Feathered punishment

* Oconomowoc, Wisconsin




This issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

Page 3 has one column headings: "Tarred And Feathered" "The Bad End of a Bad Matter" See image for brief text.

Larger than normal issue measures 26 x 20 inches, ... See More  

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603583

Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

Item #603583

October 25, 1878

JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, October 25, 1878



* Uncommon title



This issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

Complete in 4 pages, a little fold and margin wear, otherwise good.

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601880

Small newspaper from Juda...

Item #601880

August 31, 1877

THE JUDAEAN, Juda, Wisconsin, Aug. 31, 1877  A curious little newspapers likely produced by the "amateur press" which was popular at this time.  This is the volume 1, number 8 issue so obviously a scarce title.

Six pages with the supplement, 6 by 8 3/4 inches very nice condition.

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601484

Women's suffrage passed in Senate...

Item #601484

June 05, 1919

THE SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 6, 1919



* Women's suffrage passed in Senate

* Women to vote in 1920 elections




The front page has one column headlines that include: "STATES EAGER TO BE FIRST FOR SUFFRAGE", "Race Seems to Be Between Wisconsin, Texas, Illinois and Michigan", "Marshall Signs The Amendment" and mo... See More  

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600881

Ed Maxwell lynching....

Item #600881

November 21, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 21, 1881



* Ed Maxwell (Williams)

* Durand, Wisconsin

* Last lynching in the state




The front page has one column headlines: "CRIMINAL NEWS" "Lynching of the Notorious Ed. Maxwell". See image for text.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition. Should be h... See More  

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600554

Hazel Green, Wisconsin tornado...

Item #600554

March 11, 1876

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, March 11, 1876



* Hazel Green, Wisconsin tornado disaster



This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has one column headings: "TERRIFIC TORNADO" "Nine Persons Killed and Numbers Injured" "Twenty-Six Buildings Wrecked at Hazle Green,Wisconsin" See image f... See More  

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600539

Pensaukee, Wisconsin tornado...

Item #600539

July 10, 1877

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, July 10, 1877



* Pensaukee, Wisconsin tornado



This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has one column headings: "WILD WINDS" "A Whirlwind Strikes Peneakee (sic), Wisconsin, and Leaves But Three Houses Standing" and more (see photos).

Complete, very minor spine wear, other... See More  

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598866

Post-Civil War from Madison, Wisconsin...

Item #598866

December 22, 1868

WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, Madison, Wisconsin, Dec. 22, 1868  Among the front page items: "News from Washington" "Cuban Revolution Declining" "Rumors About Gen. Grant's Cabinet" "A Proposed Amendment to the Constitution".

Complete in four pages, a wealth of advertising with many illustrated ads, nice condition.

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591488

1899 Herman, Nebraska & New Richmond, Wisconsin tornadoes...

Item #591488

June 14, 1899

WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER, New York, June 14, 1899



* New Richmond, Wisconsin...  Herman, Nebraska...

* Tornadoes




This 4 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "ONE HUNDRED DEAD", "The Result of the Tornado at New Richmond,Wis.", "Many Received Bad Injuries", "TORNADO IN NEBRASKA", "The Town of Herman Wiped Ou... See More  

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591176

New Richmond, Wisconsin tornado...

Item #591176

June 16, 1899

ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, June 16, 1899 



* New Richmond, Wisconsin 

* Tornado disaster
 



This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "BURYING THE DEAD", "An Echo of the Tornadoes in the West", "Several Of The Injured Die" and more. Coverage on the tornado disaster at New Richmond, Wisconsin.



Other new... See More  

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588966

Nile Kinnick's 1st game as starter....

Item #588966

September 26, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1937



* Nile Kinnick 1st game as starter

* 1st mention of him in the NYT

* Iowa Hawkeyes - college football




This 80+ page Sunday newspaper has one column headings on page 4 of the sport's section (inside): "WASHINGTON BEATS IOWA WITH PASSES", "Opening Contest of Season at Seattle Packed With Thrills All The Way" and more with lineups... See More  

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