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1933 Bank Holiday Ordered...

Item #674507

March 09, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1933.

* United States Bank Holiday

* The Great Depression

* Franklin D. Roosevelt

The front page has a nice banner headline: "ROOSEVELT GETS PLEDGE OF NEW CURRENCY LAW TODAY FROM CONGRESS CHIEFS, SO BANKS CAN OPEN TOMORROW; SCRIP PLAN ABANDONED; HOARDED GOLD IS CALLED BACK" with subheads. (see) More on the following pages with related photo. This act... See More  

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

Item #673618

November 06, 1869

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

* The Democratic Party platform

* Democrats are racists - anti-black

* 19th century illustration - print

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

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FDR's 1st inauguration photos...

Item #672300

March 12, 1933

ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, March 12, 1933

* Franklin D. Roosevelt 1st inauguration

The front page of this photo section has six related photographs of Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1st inauguration in Washington D.C.. (see) A few more on the following pages. Nice for display.

Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice cond... See More  

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Inaugurating the Union Baseball Grounds...

Item #671462

May 17, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, May 17, 1862  This was ostensibly a sporting & theater-themed newspaper with much on both.

Included under: "Base Ball" is an historic report of the "Grand Inauguration of the Union Base Ball & Cricket Grounds" with some detail. This was the famous "Union Grounds" in Brooklyn, details of which are on Wikipedia.

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The capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #671040

May 20, 1865

ARMY NAVY JOURNAL, New York, May 20, 1865 

* Capture of Jefferson Davis

The front page has an article headed "The Military Situation" and beginning: "The pursuit & capture of Jeff. Davis, the surrender of Taylor, and the concentration of the National Armies around Washington, are...the three principal military events worthy of consideration...".

Within is anothe... See More  

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Teddy Roosevelt's 1905 inauguration...

Item #670615

March 04, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, March 4, 1905 

* Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

* 2nd Presidential Inauguration

The front page has a nice headline on the inauguration of Theodore Roosevelt: "INAUGURATION CEREMONIES ARE GRAND AND IMPRESSIVE" with subheads: "Washington Never Before Saw Such Crowds---City Is a Blaze of Splendor---West and Middle West Repre... See More  

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Seabiscuit wins Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes...

Item #669926

July 17, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1938

* Seabiscuit wins Hollywood Gold Cup

* Santa Anita Stakes - Arcadia, California

* Thoroughbred racehorse racing

The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "SEABISCUIT TAKES $50,000 ADDED TEST" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes in ... See More  

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Editorializing on Jefferson's inaugural address...

Item #669384

April 02, 1801

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, April 2, 1801 

* President Thomas Jefferson

* re. Inauguration - inaugural address

The front page begins with a review of Jefferson's recent inaugural address, beginning: "While reading the speech of Mr. Jefferson, every American must feel an indignation that within the United States, there are men, so lost to every honorary principle as to calumnia... See More  

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Lincoln heads to Washington... Jefferson Davis' inaugural address...

Item #669355

February 19, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861 

* Jefferson Davis inaugural

* Confederate President

* Abraham Lincoln en route

Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany&... See More  

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Much on Lincoln, his new administration, his inauguration, etc...

Item #669343

March 06, 1861


* Abraham Lincoln inauguration

* New administration takes over

* Pre-Civil War tensions escalate

A wealth of fine content on Lincoln & his new administration, as his inaugural was reported in the previous day's edition.

Inside has a lengthy editorial headed: "Mr. Lincoln's Address", a report from Washington beginning: &quo... See More  

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Ronald Reagan is inaugurated... Hostages are released...

Item #668923

January 20, 1981

AMERICUS TIMES-RECORDER, Georgia, January 20, 1981 

* Ronald Reagan inauguration

* Iran hostage crisis ends

Nice headlines on the front page announces: "Carter Efforts Bring Freedom to U.S. Hostages" & "Reagan Becomes 40th President" with a few related subheads and photo. (see)

First section only with all 8 pages, nice condition.

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Full text of Lincoln's first inaugural address...

Item #668415

March 07, 1861

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, March 7, 1861

* President Abraham Lincoln

* Inauguration - inaugural address

The top of page 2 has a article headed: "The Inauguration" with reports on the festivities of Lincoln's first inaugural ceremonies. This is followed by: "...we give a carefully corrected copy of the Inaugural Address of Abraham Lincoln copied from the Leavenwor... See More  

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Jeff Davis' inaugural address: in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #666370

February 25, 1862

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1862 

* Jefferson Davis inaugural address

* Rare Confederate publication

A rather rare title and great that it has the word “Southern”.

Certainly the most notable content begins page 2 being: "President Jefferson Davis's Inaugural address, delivered in Richmond, February 22, 1862" which takes ove... See More  

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Terrific display issue on Lincoln's assassination...

Item #666285

April 16, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* John Wilkes Booth- Ford's Theatre

This date was a Sunday, and only rarely were Sunday newspapers bound into volumes held by libraries. As such, this date is arguably more scarce than the issue of April 15.

And when it comes to graphic appeal, I would suggest that this edition of the 16th surpasses that of the... See More  

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Iran hostages free, President is inaugurated...

Item #666211

January 20, 1981

THE CINCINNATI POST, Ohio, Jan. 20, 1981 

* Ronald Reagan inauguration

* Iran hostage crisis ends

Boldly printed at the top of the front page is: "HOSTAGES FREED", the event which took precedence over the inauguration of the President, noted in smaller type further down the front page: "Reagan Becomes 40th President" with a large photo of him.

The complete first se... See More  

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"...only thing we have to fear is fear itself..." on the front page...

Item #666033

March 05, 1933

NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1933 

* Franklin D. Roosevelt 1st inauguration 

* Takes over a poor U.S. economy "New Deal"

* "...only thing we have to fear is fear itself..."

Nice coverage of Franklin Roosevelt's first (of 4) inauguration with headline: "ROOSEVELT INAUGURATED, ACTS TO END  THE NATIONAL BANKING CRISIS  QUICKLY; WILL ASK WAR-TIME PO... See More  

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Lincoln's second inauguration...

Item #665344

March 06, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, New York, March 6, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln 2nd inauguration

* Closing weeks of the Civil War

* Assassination nears

Page 4 headlines at the top of last column about the second inauguration of Abraham Lincoln include: "INAUGURATION" "Our Report of the Second Installation of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States" "Scenes at the White ... See More  

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An advertisement concerning the "President's Household"... Famed cabinet makers Thomas Burling...

Item #665341

May 22, 1789

THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 22, 1789 

* President George Washington

* Steward for his house advertisement

* Thomas Burling, furniture & cabinet maker

* Slavery - slaves - Negroes advertisements

Being from the nation's capital at the time, and from the very beginning of the new federal government (Washington was inaugurated April 30) it is not surprising this newspape... See More  

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The historic Dred Scott Decision...

Item #665256

March 07, 1857

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 7, 1857 

* Historic Dred Scott Decision

* Famous former slave case

A very historic issue as page 5 has an article headed: "The Dred Scott Case Decided". This text takes about a half a column and includes the historic ruling by the Supreme Court, which begins: "The opinion of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott case was delivered by Chief Justice T... See More  

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Harrison's campaign newspaper...

Item #664492

July 31, 1841

THE LOG CABIN, New York, July 31, 1841 

* William Henry Harrison

* Rare campaign title by Greeley

The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one.

As would be expected, a wealth of political reporting but other news of the day as wel... See More  

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Much on Abraham Lincoln... Jefferson Davis is elected President of the Confederacy...

Item #664432

February 15, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, February 15, 1861 

* Jefferson Davis elected president of the South

* Abraham Lincoln as president elect

The front page reports the ominous events which would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months as well as reports on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln, with first column headlines including: "THE NATIONAL CRISIS"  &q... See More  

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Lincoln accepts the nomination for the Presidential election...

Item #663371

June 29, 1864


* Abraham Lincoln nomination

* American Civil War reporting

Page 4 has an historic report headed "The Presidential Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance" with the text taking over a full column and signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general electio... See More  

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1933 Bank Holiday Ordered...

Item #662554

March 08, 1933

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, March 8, 1933.

* United States Bank Holiday

* The Great Depression

* Franklin D. Roosevelt

The front page has a nice banner headline: "FORM BANK ASSOCIATION" with subheads. (see) Also a one column heading: "RESERVE BANKS TOD THEY MAY GIVE CURRENCY" with subheads.

This action would have the desired effect of stopping the panic run ... See More  

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Lincoln's trip to Washington... no escort... no office seekers...

Item #662274

January 28, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 28, 1861

* Abraham Lincoln's journey to Washington D.C.

* President elect - pre inauguration

Page 5 has: "The Lincoln Regime" "The New Administration Still in Favor of Coercion" and "The Day Fixed for the Departure of the President Elect for Washington". Also a subhead: "Mr. Lincoln's Departure For Washington" which begin... See More  

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Civil War map... Jeff Davis' inaugural address...

Item #661534

February 28, 1862


 * Jefferson Davis inauguration

* President of the Confederacy

* Map inside Florida

There is a wealth of Civil War reporting on the front page including column heads: "The Burnside Expedition" "Condition of the Rebel Guns" "A Visit to Nag's Head" "The War in the South-West" "Nashvi... See More  

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History making 3rd term of the presidency.....

Item #661241

January 20, 1941


* Franklin D. Roosevelt

* 3rd FDR inauguration

* First time for 3rd term

The front page has a great banner headline: "ROOSEVELT STARTS 3RD TERM 'IN FACE OF GREAT PERILS'" with subheads and related photo. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small... See More  

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The 1st African-American slave to formally practice medicine...

Item #660785
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), January, 1789 

* James Derham, esteemed and promoted by Dr. Benjamin Rush - 1st African American (and slave) to officially practice medicine

* Thomas Fuller - an uneducated slave with incredible mathematical ability

* Reflections upon Lexington & Concord

The most noteworthy article begins on page 61 under the heading, "At a meeting of the ... See More  

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Vanderbilt Cup automobile race... Tazio Nuvolari...

Item #659541

October 13, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1936

* Vanderbilt Cup - automobile racing

* First major car race trophy in America

* Italian driver Tazio Nuvolari wins

The front page has a one column heading: "NUVOLARI OF ITALY FIRST IN AUTO RACE" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 33) has a banner headline: "50,000 See Nuvolari Drive to Victory in George Vanderbilt Cup Inau... See More  

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Charles Lindbergh daily airmail service begins from Mexico....

Item #659026

March 10, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1929

* Aviator Charles Lindbergh inaugurates

* 1st daily airmail service from Mexico to U.S.

The front page has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH AT BORDER WITH MEXICAN MAIL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on aviator Charles Lindbergh making the very 1st daily airmail flight from Mexico to the United States. (Mexico City to Brownsville, Tex... See More  

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John F. Kennedy is inaugurated President of the United States...

Item #659017

January 21, 1961

THE ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, Jan. 21, 1961 

* John F. Kennedy inauguration (JFK)

* w/ famous quote cited

The front page has a six column headline that reads: "Kennedy Calls Mankind To 'Quest For Peace'" with a subheads and photo. Complete text of inaugural address is on page 10.

Complete with all 28 pages, tiny biding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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1940 "Gone With the Wind" academy awards...

Item #658562

March 01, 1940


* "Gone with the Wind" movie

* 1940 Academy Awards (1st report)

* Vivien Leigh wins w/ photo

The front page has a one column heading: "Film Prizes Go to Robt. Donat and Miss Leigh" (see) Photo of Vivien Leigh is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete with ... See More  

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1937 Franklin D. Roosevelt's 2nd inauguration...

Item #657537

January 21, 1937


* President Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR 2nd inauguration

The front page has a seven column heading: "Aid 40 Million Impoverished, the President Pleads" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 4 with complete text of the inaugural address. Nice photos are on the back page. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements ... See More  

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Jackson's inaugural & inaugural address...

Item #657282

March 05, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1833 

* President Andrew "Andy" Jackson

* Second inauguration - inaugural address

* Best title to be had - rare as such

Page 3 begins with a report of Jackson's inaugural noting in part: "Yesterday, March the Fourth...Andrew Jackson...elected President of the U.S. for four years ensuing...repaired to the Representat... See More  

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1933 Bank Holiday Ordered...

Item #657120

March 09, 1933

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 9, 1933.

* United States Bank Holiday

* The Great Depression

* Franklin D. Roosevelt

The front page has a nice banner headline: "ROOSEVELT PROPOSES SOUND BANKS OPEN" with subheads. (see) This action would have the desired effect of stopping the panic run on the nation's banks, and happened the day after F.D.R. was inaugurated.

Complete with ... See More  

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James Garfield's inauguration and inaugural address...

Item #656697

March 09, 1881

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah (Territory), March 9, 1881 

* James A. Garfield inauguration

* Inaugural address - uncommon title

Page 8 has: "The Inauguration" with some details of it, followed by: "Garfield's Inaugural Address" which carries over to take more than half of page 9.  Tragically, he would be assassinated less than 4 months later.

Comp... See More  

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Harrison's death... Great detail on the funeral, and more...

Item #656483

April 09, 1841

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 9, 1841 

* President William H. Harrison

* Washington D.C. death - funeral

All four pages has wide, black "mourning" rules around the perimeter for the death of President William Henry Harrison.

Nearly half of page 2 is taken up with many "...evidences of public sentiment..." for the death of Harrison, containin... See More  

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1993 FDR inuaguration day....

Item #656477

March 04, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1933

* Franklin D. Roosevelt 1st inauguration (day of)

* Takes over a poor U.S. economy

The front page has a nice banner headline: "3-DAY BANK HOLIDAY HERE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page.

Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for ... See More  

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Inaugurating the famous Jackson statue, New Orleans...

Item #656192

March 01, 1856

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 1, 1856 

* Andrew Jackson statue unveiling

* Jackson Square, New Orleans

* Battle of New Orleans equestrian hero

Ftpg. shows: "Inauguration of the Jackson Statue, New Orleans--Procession Passing Into Jackson Square, Opposite the Old Cathedral". 

Prints inside include: "View of Malta & Fortifications..." &quo... See More  

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Warren Harding's inaugural address...

Item #655866

March 05, 1921


* President Warren Harding

* Inauguration - Inaugural

The top of the last ftpg. column is headed: "Mr. Harding, In Inaugural, States American Ideals" "President, In His Pledge to the People, Declares Opposition to Entangling International Alliances--Radicals Warned".

Coverage carries over to pg. 2 with: "Th... See More  

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Details of Harrison's inauguration ceremonies...

Item #655858

March 05, 1889


* President Benjamin Harrison

The top of the last column of the ftpg. has: "The Inaugural Address" "Opinions on President Harrison's First Official Paper" which has a bit on how it was received in England. Page 2 has much more lengthy coverage o the details of: "President Harrison's Inauguration" with subhea... See More  

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San Francisco--Oakland Bay Bridge opens in 1936....

Item #655542

November 13, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 13, 1936

* San Francisco--Oakland Bay Bridge opens

* Franklin D. Roosevelt inaugurates (1st report)

Page 25 has one column headings that include "OPENS GIANT BRIDGE AT SAN FRANCISCO" "Roosevelt in Washington Lights 'Go' Signals and Hoover Car Is First to Cross" "Warships Roar A Salute" and more with photo (see images). First... See More  

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From Houston during the Civil War...

Item #655090

April 10, 1865


* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy

Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from two days after Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, containing three dispatches about the Union assault on Fort Steadman, each signed in type: U.S. Gra... See More  

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Ty Cobb's 4,000th hit...

Item #654580

July 19, 1927

THE WORLD, New York, NY, July 19, 1927

* Ty Cobb has 4,000th hit

* Richard E. Byrd's homecoming

This 28 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 6: "GIBSON BESTS GROVE IN PITCHERS' BATTLE" and "Tigers Defeat Athletics, 5 to 3, Settling Issue in the First Inning" - both of which tell of the game between the Philadelphia Athletics and Detroit Tigers in which... See More  

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Death of Sara Delano Roosevelt... Mother of President Franklin Roosevelt......

Item #654504

September 08, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1941

* Sara Delano Roosevelt death

* President Franklin D. mother


The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Mother of President Dies At Her Home in Hyde Park" with photo of Mrs. Roosevelt and subhead. (See) Much more on pages 10 and 11 with photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the... See More  

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Eisenhower's inauguration in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #654501

January 21, 1957

THE EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1957  Certainly great to have an inaugural report in a Washington newspaper. The banner headline announces: "Thousands See President Sworn" with a large photo showing Dwight D. Eisenhower taking the oath of office. Various related subheads on the front page.

The complete issue with all 8 sections including the color "Inaugural Souve... See More  

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Opening of the famed Panama Canal...

Item #654399

August 15, 1914


* Panama Canal Inaugural - opening

* Atlantic Ocean connects Pacific

Page 2 includes a one column headline announcing a very historic event: the opening of the Panama Canal: "PANAMA CANAL OPENS" "Ancon First Big Ship to Pass Through" "Loaded With Full Cargo as a Test" "Goethals and Other Officials on the Ship&... See More  

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In a pro-South newspaper: Lincoln's inaugural address on the front page...

Item #654278

March 08, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 8, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln inauguration

* Inaugural address on the ftpg.

* Closing weeks of the Civil War

* In a pro-Confederate title

Among the front page reports is: "Inauguration of President Lincoln--His Address" which contains his address in full, ending with the immortal words: "With malice towards none, with charity for all, wi... See More  

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"Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia... Jeff Davis rallies the troops...

Item #654276

August 17, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, August 17, 1863 

* Very rare Confederate title

See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: "The War In Virginia" "From Gen. Lee's Army" "Reported Fighting at Brock's Gap" "News From the Islands" "Tennessee Intelligence" &... See More  

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Hoover's inauguration...

Item #654140

March 05, 1929

QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, March 4 and 5, 1929 

* President Herbert Clark Hoover

* Inauguration - inaugural address

A notable two issue set, the March 4 issue reporting Hoover's inauguration with: "Hoover Is President Big Crowd Gathers For Inauguration" & related subheads and a photo captioned: "Herbert Hoover".  Pages 2, 4 & 5 continue wit... See More  

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Jefferson Davis indicted for treason...

Item #653828

May 27, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators

* Jefferson Davis indictment for treason

Among the ftpg. column heads are: "INDICTMENT OF DAVIS" "The Arch-Traitor to be Tried for Treason" "His Offence the Levying of War on Fort Stevens" "Davis to be Tried in the City of Washington" and: "TRIAL OF THE ASSASS... See More  

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