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679624

Explorer II high-altitude balloon flight...

Item #679624

November 12, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 12, 1935



* Explorer II high-altitude balloon record flight

* Albert W. Stephens & Orvil A. Anderson

* Stratosphere - Stratobowl in South Dakota

* 1st humans to witness the curvature of Earth




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "ARMY MEN RISE 74,000 FEET ON FLIGHT IN STRATOSPHERE, THEN LAND GENTLY ON FARM" with subheads. (see) L... See More  

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678492

Explorer II high-altitude balloon flight...

Item #678492

November 11, 1935

THE DETROIT NEWS, November 11, 1935



* Explorer II high-altitude balloon record flight

* Albert W. Stephens & Orvil A. Anderson

* Stratosphere - Stratobowl in South Dakota

* 1st humans to witness the curvature of Earth




The front page has a banner headline: "2 Begin Balloon Hop to Stratosphere" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 32 pages, rag edition, light ... See More  

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$38.00
678297

Russian and Polish emigrants being vaccinated in New York (1881)...

Item #678297

May 14, 1881

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 14, 1881  The front cover has: "NEW YORK CITY - HEALTH OFFICERS VACCINATING RUSSIAN AND POLISH IMIGRANTS ON BOARD THE STEAMSHIP 'VICTORIA,' AT QUARANTINE...", which has a related article on page 6. Two inside pages have vignettes related to the progress of technical education. Additional interesting prints include: "New York City ... See More  

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676061

1904 Pelletier fire... Sioux City SD...

Item #676061

December 24, 1904

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 24, 1904



* Pelletier fire - Sioux City, South Dakota

* Business district conflagration disaster




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "FIRE SWEEPS SIOUX CITY CAUSING $2,500,000 LOSS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tota... See More  

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675643

General George Custer.. Black Hills' gold...

Item #675643

August 31, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 31, 1874



* General George Armstrong Custer

* Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition




The top of page 10 has one column headings that include: "THE LAND OF GOLD" "Discovery of the Precious Metal in the Back Hills" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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673611

North & South Dakota are admitted to the Union...

Item #673611

November 07, 1889

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Nov. 7, 1889  Near the bottom of the front page is a rather small, yet notable report headed: "North And South Dakota Admitted", they becoming the 39th and 40th admitted to the Union.

Eight pages, irregular and loose at the spine, various tears at the margins.

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671887

Horseracing... Famed baseball player 'Cap' Anson...

Item #671887

September 19, 1891

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 19, 1891  The full front page is a great horse racing print:  "The End Of The Racing Season--A False Start For The Mile Race."  

Other prints include a full pg: "Devastating Prairie Fires i Dakota..."; a print of a famous baseball player: "Adrian C. Anson, Captain of the Chicago Base-Ball Club" with a related a... See More  

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671228

1874 Central Baptist Church disaster in Syracuse....

Item #671228

June 17, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 17, 1874



* Pre Black Hills expedition

* General George A. Custer

* Sioux Indians - Native Americans




Page 7 has a brief report from Fort Abraham Lincoln in North Dakota with the small headings: "Sioux On The War Path" "Custer Preparing to Move Against Them-Friendly Indians Eager for Blood and Scalps" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 1... See More  

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670898

Cheyenne Indians on the warpath in North Dakota...

Item #670898

June 06, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 6, 1874



* Cheyenne Indians - Native Americans

* On the warpath in North Dakota

* General George A. Custer in pursuit




The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "The Reds On The Warpath" with subhead. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, very nice condition.

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669514

John B. Sanborn & Dakota Indians in 1870...

Item #669514

April 18, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1870



* John B. Sanborn - Indian Peace Commissioner

* Outbreak of Native Americans in the Dakotas ?




Page 7 has an article headed: "The Indians" "The Reason for the Threatened Outbreak of the Dakotah Indians..." which is a letter that is signed in type: John B. Sanborn.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.... See More  

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668772

Indian treaty signed at Fort Rice in 1868...

Item #668772

July 10, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, July 10, 1868 



* Indians - Native Americans treaty signed

* Fort Laramie - Fort Rice, Dakota Territory




Page 7 has an article with small headings: "The Indians" "Treaty with the Sioux at Fort Rice..." (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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668707

From rough & tumble Deadwood, Dakota Territory...

Item #668707

June 20, 1882

BLACK HILLS DAILY PIONEER, Deadwood City, Black Hills, Nov. 24, 1878 



* Very rare & desired publication

* Famous wild West town

* "Wild Bill" Hickok fame




This city would arguably be--along with Tombstone & Dodge City--one of the more famous of all the towns from the rough & tumble days of the Old West, and only rarely do such issues come to light.

This issue is ... See More  

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668031

A rare title from the Dakota Territory...

Item #668031

April 02, 1884

THE INTER STATE, Gary, Dakota, April 2, 1884 



* Very rare publication

* Deuel County, South Dakota




A very rare territorial newspaper from that is present-day South Dakota, five years before statehood. They refer to themselves as the "Gate City of Dakota" as it is situated at the eastern border of the Territory, very close to Minnesota. At the 2010 census the population of Gar... See More  

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667419

1937 Sioux Falls S.D. powder house explosion....

Item #667419

January 01, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1, 1937



* Sioux Falls, South Dakota

* Powder house explosion

* Robbery gone awry




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Girl, Shot by Gang, Sees It Execute Member By Dynamite Which Rocks Sioux Falls, S.D." (see) First report coverage of the Sioux Falls, South Dakota powder house blast.

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

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666461

Mount Rushmore completed... construction ends...

Item #666461

November 02, 1942

ROTOGRAVURE SECTION only of the New York Times, Nov. 2, 1942



* Mount Rushmore National Memorial

* Black Hills - Keystone, South Dakota

* Construction ends on mountainside




Page 5 of this section has a photo of Mount Rushmore with heading: "HEROIC HEADS" with text that begins with: "Complete at last, the gigantic heads of Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Lincoln.... See More  

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661532

From the Black Hills of the Dakota Territory...

Item #661532

June 22, 1883

THE BLACK HILLS JOURNAL, Rapid City, Dakota Territory, June 22, 1883 



* Very rare Old West title

* Pennington County




From six years before South Dakota would become a state. Much concerning mining, including: "Custer's Peak - And the Country Surrounding--Silver & Copper Ore Discoveries" 'Valentine and Rapid City" "A New Milling Process" & other ... See More  

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657511

Indian Troubles at Wounded Knee...

Item #657511

February 07, 1891

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, February 7, 1891  The front cover of the issue features a full page illustration entitled "Hard Luck". Inside the issue are: half page "The Recent Indian Troubles in South Dakota"; full page "Scenes in the United States Senate During the Debate on the Fair Elections Bill"; full page "The Recent Indian Troub... See More  

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655844

Murder of Wild Bill Hickok...

Item #655844

August 13, 1876

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 13, 1876 



* "Wild Bill" Hickok death

* American old West folk hero




Few events are more legendary from the Old West than the murder of Wild Bill Hickok while playing cards in a saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory. And unfortunately, not many newspapers of the day reported the event.

But here is one. A brief and inconspicuous report on page 7 is
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649554

Dakota Territory marshal killed by a desperado...

Item #649554

April 10, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 10, 1884  The top of a page 3 column has heads: "CRIMINAL CALENDAR" "A Dakota Town Marshal Killed by a Desperado" "Murder of a Missouri Farmer--Blowing an Express Safe--Brutal Murder of a Child." The first report begins: "Hank Lewis, a notorious desperado, keeping a saloon, murdered City Marshal J. Pierce early this morning...... See More  

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649463

Constitution Day celebrated...

Abraham Lincoln at Mount Rushmore...

Item #649463

September 18, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1937 



* Mount Rushmore - Keystone, South Dakota

* Abraham Lincoln sculpture unveiled 

* Constitution Day celebrated...




This 36 page newspaper has small and somewhat discrete one column headings on page 21:  "Lincoln Head Unveiled", "5,000 See Dedication at Dakota 'Shrine of Democracy'" which is a first report on t... See More  

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649385

Deadwood and Sidney described...

Item #649385

May 27, 1878

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 27, 1878 



* Sidney, Nebraska & Deadwood, South Dakota



The ftpg. has column heads: "HE NEW EL DORADO" "Sights & Incidents During a Trip to the Black Hills" "Sidney and Deadwood Described by an Observant Traveler". A very descriptive article on Deadwood and Sidney, the latter being in Nebraska. Sidney is described in part... See More  

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648456

Gold discovered in the Black Hills...

Item #648456

June 24, 1875

DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, June 24, 1875 



* Castle Creek - South Dakota

* Black Hills gold discovery




The ftpg. has: "Gold at Black Hill" which has a dispatch beginning: "I have discovered gold in small quantities on the north bend of Castle Creek...About 15 miners have located a camp on the creek above here..." and more.

Four pages, rejoined at the spine, ... See More  

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640049

Promoting the purchase of land in the West...

Item #640049

April 01, 1885

WESTERN WORLD, Chicago, April, 1885 In the masthead: "A Journal of Information for Those  Seeking Homes or Investments in the United States" and the focus seems to be on those interesting in settling in the West. Among the articles are land investments in: "The Mesilla Valley, N.M." "Northwestern Iowa" "Cost of Living in Florida" "Forfeited Texas P... See More  

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637468

After a little more than 100 years...

The Sioux Indians are compensated for lands...

Item #637468

June 14, 1979

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Pratt, Kansas, June 14, 1979



* The Sioux are awarded $17.5 million for stolen lands

* General George Custer... the Black Hills of South Dakota




The front page has a 5-column heading near the bottom of the page: "Sioux to be paid $17.5 million for lands", with coverage which begins: "A century ago, Gen. George Custer paid with his life for the government'... See More  

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637011

Barker-Karpis gang kidnapping release...

Item #637011

February 09, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 9, 1934



* Barker-Karpis Gang kidnapping

* Arthur "Doc" & Fred Barker - Alvis Karpis

* Verne Sankey prison cell suicide




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "KIDNAPPERS FREE BREMER ON PAYMENT OF $200,000; WIDE MANHUNT PUSHED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with two related photos. Lengthy t... See More  

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630424

From Minnesota in the late 19th century...

Item #630424

August 14, 1884

DAKOTA COUNTY TRIBUNE, Farmington and Lakeville, Minnesota, Aug. 14, 1884  A volume one issue of an uncommon title from a few miles south of Minneapolis. Typical news & ads of the day, many of which are illustrated.

Four pages, even toning, a few minor margin tears.

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625382

Collecting newspapers... South Dakota... reference book...

Item #625382

January 01, 1982

"WITH A SHIRT TAIL FULL OF TYPE--The Story of Newspapering in South Dakota", by Robert F. Karolevitz (1882). Hardbound book with dust jacket, 116 pgs. Personally signed by the author.

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603135

Black Hills gold expedition....

Item #603135

September 01, 1874

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, September 1, 1874



* General George Custer

* Black Hills - South Dakota expedition




Page 2 has one column headings: "The Black Hills" "Gold Seekers Eager to Enter the New Eldorado" See image for text here.

Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. Larger than normal issue measures 26 x 20 inches, complete in 4 pag... See More  

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602658

Wilds of Dakota Territory...

Item #602658

June 03, 1874

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, June 3, 1874



* Life in the early Dakotas



This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

Page 2 has one column headings: "The Wilds Of Dakota" "Bleakness In May--Dakota Mud..." See images for text.

Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in nice condition.... See More  

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602444

Paris, Kentucky hanging... The Yellowstone...

Item #602444

June 14, 1873

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, June 14, 1873



* Wetzell County, WV lynching

* Paris, Kentucky execution

* Yellowstone exploration




This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings: "Lynch Law in West Virginia" "Public Executions" "Bungling Job at Paris, Ky."

Page 2 has: &qu... See More  

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602072

Black Hills gold rush...

Item #602072

August 20, 1875

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, August 20, 1875



* Black Hills - Dakota Territory

* Professor Walter P. Janney




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

Page 5 has one column headings: "Something Reliable About The Black Hills" "Skillful Miners, with a Little Capital, Can Make Fair Wages" See image for text here.

Comp... See More  

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601456

Black Hills gold discovery...

Item #601456

March 15, 1875

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 15, 1875



* Black Hills gold discovery

* Harney Peak - South Dakota




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

The front page has small one column headings: "The Black Hills" "Return Of Four Of The Gold-Seekers With Specimens Of Gold And Silver..." See image for text.

Complete in nice condition.... See More  

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601060

Jewish Quarter of New York...

Item #601060

September 21, 1889

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Sept. 21, 1889  A full page is taken up with  7 images captioned: "New York City--The Jewish Quarter on the East Side--Scenes In Ludlow Street Market" with another caption for each of the images (see). Some text as well.

A full page has nine: "Views of the City of Huron, The Probable Future Capital of the State--South Da... See More  

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600565

1957 Fargo, North Dakota tornado disaster....

Item #600565

June 21, 1957

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, June 21, 1957



* North Fargo (Gold Ridge) area

* South Dakota tornado disaster




The front page has a three column headline: "Twister Takes 10 Lives, Damage Is in Millions"



with subheads that include: "Huge Black Arm Hits Fargo, N.D." and more. (see photos) 1st report coverage on the 1957 Fargo tornado.



Other news, sports and advertisem... See More  

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600553

Custer City, South Dakota....

Item #600553

February 08, 1876

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, February 8, 1876



* Custer, South Dakota born



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

The front page has small one column headings: "Black Hills" "Growth of Custer City--More Gold Diggings Reported--Sioux On The War Path". See image for text.

Complete, minor margin wear... See More  

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596394

Along the Colorado in Arizona...

Item #596394

December 11, 1886

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 11, 1886  The entire front page is a print of: "Scene In Glen Canyon, on the Colorado River of the West--Photographing A Child of Nature" (see). Inside includes a full page with 9 scenes of: "Club Life in Baltimore--Interior &I Exterior Views of the Crescent Club House"; a fullpg; "Blizzard in Dakota--Caught in Snowdr... See More  

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596393

Along the Colorado in Arizona...

Item #596393

December 11, 1886

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 11, 1886  The entire front page is a print of: "Scene In Glen Canyon, on the Colorado River of the West--Photographing A Child of Nature" (see). Inside includes a full page with 9 scenes of: "Club Life in Baltimore--Interior &I Exterior Views of the Crescent Club House"; a fullpg; "Blizzard in Dakota--Caught in Snowdr... See More  

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594568

1876 Custer, Idaho is born...

Item #594568

February 08, 1876

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 8, 1876



* Custer, South Dakota born



Page 5 has small one column headings: "The Black Hills" "A City Springing Up Like Magic--Forty Houses Built, And Sixty going Up--A Steam Saw Mill Constructing--Red Cloud Abroad"



See photo for brief coverage on Custer City, South Dakota in it's infancy.



This issue contains other news of the day throug... See More  

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594468

1890 Clara Barton... American Red Cross...

Item #594468

March 13, 1890

ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, March 13, 1890 



* Clara Barton - American Red Cross 

* North and South Dakota destitution
 



Page 6 has one column headings: "DAKOTA SUFFERING", "An Authentic Statement From Miss Clara Barton" and "The President of the Red Cross Association..."



See photos for text which is signed in type: Clara Bar... See More  

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594459

Mandan, North Dakota... Redskins uprising...

Item #594459

November 20, 1890

ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, November 20, 1890



* Redskins - Indians

* Mandan ND North Dakota




The front page has one column headings: "TERRORIZED SETTLERS" "Seeking Refuge From The Howling Redskins" "The Indian Scare" "Troops Ordered Out to Hold the Redskins in Check" and more. See photos for interesting text here.

Other news and ad... See More  

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590449

Sam snead wins Masters... Marion SD church disaster...

Item #590449

April 11, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1949



* Sam Snead wins Masters Golf Tournament

* Marion, South Dakota church explosion




This 44 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "65 Die, 50 Injured in Church Razed by Palm Sunday Blast" with related photo.



This tells of the fatal explosion of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marion, South Carolina.



Also a banner headli... See More  

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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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586393

Watertown, SD tornado...

Item #586393

June 24, 1914

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, June 24, 1914



* Watertown, South Dakota

* Tornado disaster (early 1st report)




This 16 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "9 PERSONS KILLED, 40 OTHERS INJURED, 3000 HOMES RUINED", "Fearful Work Is Done by a Tornado Which Swept Through Watertown, South Dakota", "All Communications Destroy... See More  

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578446

Fargo ND F5 tornadoes disaster...

Item #578446

June 22, 1957

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, June 22, 1957



* Fargo ND North Dakota

* F5 tornado disaster



This 8 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "SURVEY REVEALS OVER 1500 HOMES HIT IN FARGO, N. D., TORNADO"



This tells of the Fargo, North Dakota F5 tornado disaster.



Other newspaper of the day. Minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.... See More  

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576662

Verne Sankey captured....

Item #576662

February 02, 1934

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, February 2, 1934



* Verne Sankey captured

* Boettcher kidnapping




The front page has a great banner headline above the masthead on the front page: "SIOUX FALLS GETS SANKEY" with subhead: "U.S BREAKS LAST PART OF KIDNAP GANG" which tells of the capture of Verne Sankey.



Other news, sports, and advertising of the day. Complete in 32 pag... See More  

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576536

Nobel Prize receipeint, Marie Sklodowska Curie...

Item #576536

November 25, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 25, 1911  The front cover of the issue is entitled "Pumping Gold Bullion From the Sea" with further information inside. Within the issue is "Marie Sklodowska Curie, The Greatest Woman Scientist, Twice Recipient of the Nobel Prize", immortalized by her researches on radium; "Zeppelin's Schwaben - A High Speed  Craft for pass... See More  

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573843

Pierre SD flood....

Item #573843

April 11, 1952

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 11, 1952  This 10 page newspaper has a front page photo of a Pierre, South Dakota home under water with some text. (see)



Also a page 4 headline that reads: "Flood Dangers Appear Mounting In Five States of the Midwest".



Tells of the 1952 flood that was hardest hit in Pierre SD.



Other news of the day. Little margin wear, other... See More  

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569743

Sam snead wins Masters.... Marion SD church disaster....

Item #569743

April 11, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1949



* Sam Snead wins Masters Golf Tournament

* Marion SD South Dakota church explosion




This 44 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "65 Die, 50 Injured in Church Razed by Palm Sunday Blast" with related photo.



This tells of the fatal explosion of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marion, South Carolina.



Also a banner head... See More  

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557646

North Dakota blizzard of 1941...

Item #557646

March 17, 1941

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, March 17, 1941



* North Dakota blizzard of 1941 



This 10 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "44 Perish In Windstorm In Dakota And Minnesota" with subheads. Other news of the day.



Light browning with a piece missing from the lower right area of the front page (see), otherwise good.... See More  

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177653
Item #177653

April 13, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  April 13, 1912



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Colonel in Action."



This issue has an article of "Quarreling at the coal-bin" by Edward Hungerford and an article of "San Francisco at Home - 1915" by Hamilton Wright. The double page illustration is of "'The Fishing Season'" by Kemble. There is ... See More  

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