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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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$38.00
679126

1905 Sevona (shipwreck) disaster... Lake Superior...

Item #679126

September 04, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 4, 1905



* Lake Superior freighter Sevona

* Storm sinking disaster

* Sand Island - Wisconsin




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "STEAMER BROKEN IN TWO BY GALE" 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... See More  

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$40.00
676627

One of the more rare titles from the Civil War we have offered...

Item #676627

April 05, 1865

GRANT'S PETERSBURG PROGRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, April 5, 1865 



* Extremely rare military title

* General Ulysses S. Grant

* The Siege of Petersburg ending

* Civil War coming to an end




An exceedingly rare newspaper and the first we have had the opportunity to offer. This newspaper lasted but four issues, printing on April 3, 5, 7 and 10 of 1865 by officers of the 37th Wisconsi... See More  

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676530

Unusually nice issue on the death of 'Buffalo Bill' Cody...

Item #676530

January 10, 1917

MILWAUKEE DAILY NEWS, Wisconsin, Jan. 10, 1917



* Buffalo Bill death

* William Cody




This issue has one of the better reports on the death of Buffalo Bill Cody, as other reports we've encountered tend to be related to an inside pages with small reports. This is in the center of the front page with a very nice graphic, and mention of him in the banner headline: "...'BUFFALO BILL&... See More  

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$180.00
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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675917

John Dillinger's Little Bohemia shootout & escape...

Item #675917

April 23, 1934

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Penn., April 23, 1934.



* Outlaw John Dillinger & gang

* Little Bohemia Lodge shootout (1st report)




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Dillinger Battles Way Out of Ambush; Two Dead in Drive on Gang" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Little Bohemia Lodge shootout & escape in Wisconsin.

Complete with 12 pages, ... See More  

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671473

John Dillinger hunted in Chicago...

Item #671473

May 03, 1934

NEW YORK TIMES, May 3, 1934 



* Outlaw John Dillinger now in Chicago IL

* The city where he would be killed

* Post Little Bohemia Lodge shootout




Page 3 has one column headings that include: "DILLINGER HUNTED IN CHICAGO AGAIN" "Car He Seized After Escaping Wisconsin Trap Is Found Abandoned" "Seats Are Bloodstained" and more. 

Complete in 42 pages, thi... See More  

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669198

1934 Minnesota Golden Gophers are national champions...

Item #669198

November 25, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, Nov. 25, 1934



* Minnesota Golden Gophers college football

* Win Big Ten Conference & National title




Near the bottom of the front page of this section has a two column heading : "Minnesota Beats Wisconsin, 34-0, to Annex First Undisputed Big Ten Title Since 1911" (see) This game made Minnesota Big Ten champions & would push them... See More  

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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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662644

Wisconsin joins the Union as the 30th state...

Item #662644

June 29, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 29, 1848 



* Wisconsin gains statehood



The back page has: "An Act for the admission of the State of Wisconsin into the Union" which takes over half a column of text (see for portions). At the bottom it notes the Act was "Approved, May 29, 1848" which is the recorded date of Wisconsin joining the Union. Great to have this... See More  

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661816

The Chicago Fire, reported in a Chicago newspaper...

Item #661816

October 11, 1871

CHICAGO EVENING MAIL, Oct. 11, 1871 



* Great Chicago fire

* Best title to be had (rare)




What could be better than a Chicago newspaper covering the Chicago Fire of 1871?

A great issue created under challenging situations as explained on page 2: "To Our Readers & The General Public" "Although not a type or a dollar's worth of the material of the Evening Mail survi... 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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656240

Keitt & Grow brawl on the floor of the House...

Item #656240

February 07, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1858 



* Laurence M. Keitt & Galusha Grow

* United States House of Representatives

* Legislative violence - physical attack




Although perhaps not as infamous as the Sumner/Brooks caning brawl in the House of Representatives, the attack by Lawrence Keitt upon Galusha Grow was more extensive. The Wikipedia report includes in part: "A large brawl involving... See More  

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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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652060

Samuel Tilden elected... False report...

Item #652060

November 08, 1876

THE DAILY BEE, Sacramento, Nov. 8, 1876  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 we write! ... You and I may not agree with them concerning their mode of doing things, b... See More  

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651973

1898 Prescott, Wisconsin...

Item #651973

May 27, 1898

THE PRESCOTT TRIBUNE, Wisconsin, May 27, 1898



* Uncommon title

* Pierce County




Contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

Complete with all 8 pages, uncut, a few small margin tears, 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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650271

Death of guitar great Stievie Ray Vaughan...

Item #650271

August 28, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 28, 1990 



* 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 page 13 ... See More  

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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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$15.00
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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601535

The great Oshkosh, Wisconsin fire...

Item #601535

April 30, 1875

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1875



* Oshkosh, Wisconsin fire



This 12 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has one column headings: "THE BURNING OF OSHKOSH" "Further Details Of The Destructive Fire" and more (see photos).

Complete in 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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594914

John F. Kennedy assassination...

Item #594914

November 22, 1963

JANESVILLE DAILY GAZETTE, Wisconsin, Nov. 22, 1963



* John F. Kennedy JFK assassination

* Nice headline for display




The front page has a two-line banner head: "PRESIDENT KENNEDY IS SLAIN IN TEXAS ! " with related subheads and 3 related photos.

Nice to have this report on the same day it happened, as most newspapers reported it on Nov. 23. Complete in 18 pages, minor central fold w... See More  

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592884

The "other" Black Bart... 1880 outlaw...

Item #592884

November 15, 1889

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 15, 1889



* Reimund Holzhey "Black Bart"

* Stage coach outlaw




The top of the front page has one column headlines: "A Stage Robber By Fits", "Holzhay Explaining His Crimes In Wisconsin" and more. The article takes about two-thirds of a column with interesting reading. However, this not "the" Black Bart from California, but rat... See More  

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$37.00
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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$23.00
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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$42.00
588927

Launch of the USS Wisconsin...

Item #588927

February 13, 1942

BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, February 13, 1942



* USS Butler & USS Gherardi launching w/ photo

* World War II destroyers




A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.



T... See More  

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$27.00
587282

From California... Indian treaty sales millions of acreage...

Item #587282

November 04, 1848

NEW-YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, November 4, 1848  The back page is an article "From California - Counter Revolution at Mazatlan" which mentions the increase of excitement of the gold rush. Also within the article is the counter-revolution at Mazatlan and the escape of the rebellion leader.



Another article is "Important Indian Treaty - Four Millions of Acres Acquired" whic... See More  

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$38.00
586856

1933 John Dillinger Mason City, Iowa robberry...

Item #586856

March 14, 1934

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, March 14, 1934 



* John Dillinger bank robbery 

* Post wooden gun escape 

* Mason City, Iowa
 



This 38 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 11: "BANK RAID LAID TO DILLINGER", "Bystander Shot in $52,000 Holdup; Killer Identified as Machine Gunner". 1st report coverage of the bank robbery in Mason City, Iowa that wa... See More  

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$38.00
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