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President-elect enroute for his inauguration...

Item #680341

February 22, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1861

* President-Elect Abraham Lincoln heads to Washington D.C.

The front page has the following one column headings: "THE INCOMING ADMINISTRATION" "Progress of the President Elect Towards Washington" "His Departure From New York" "Popular Ovation at Jersey City and Speeches of Mr. Lincoln" "The President-Elect nea... See More  

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

Item #679633

January 21, 1981

THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, North Carolina, January 21, 1981 (1st section)

* Ronald Reagan inauguration

* Iran hostage crisis ends

The front page has a great two-line full banner headline: "Hostages Are Freed As Reagan Sworn In", with multiple subheads and additional related articles within. See images for details. Nice for display.

Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, includ... See More  

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Stephen Girard and Zachary Taylor...

Item #679527

March 10, 1849

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 10, 1849  The front page features a print of: "Stephen Girard" with a lengthy biographical sketch of him. Also a print of: "Girard College" with a related article as well.

Page 2 has a somewhat large print headed: "THE INAUGURATION" showing the ceremonies, and: "THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF PRESIDENT TAYLOR" follo... See More  

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Titanic sinking as reported in the London Times...

Item #679428

April 18, 1912

THE TIMES, London, April 18, 1912 

* Sinking of the RMS Titanic

* Partial list of passengers on Carpathia

* From the origin of the voyage (rare)

In typical "Times" fashion this is a very modest presentation on the sinking of the Titanic, yet terrific to have in this revered newspaper from England, the country from which the Titanic inaugurated its fateful voyage. The entire ... See More  

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1906 Pennsylvania State Capitol dedication...

Item #678821

October 04, 1906

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 4, 1906

* Pennsylvania State Capitol building

* Harrisburg PA dedication - inauguration

* President Theodore Roosevelt address

The top of the front page has two column heading that include: "Theme of President Roosevelt's Address at the Dedication of Pennsylvania New Capitol Building..." and more. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good c... See More  

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2nd inauguration of William McKinley...

Item #678334

March 04, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 4, 1901

* President William McKinley's 2nd inauguration

The top of the front page has a two column headline: "FOR THE SECOND TIME McKINLEY INAUGURATED" 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.

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1913 Women's Suffrage Procession...

Item #677280

March 03, 1913

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 3, 1913

* Women's Suffrage Procession

* 1st suffragist parade in Washington D.C.

* First march on Washington for political purposes

The front page has a three column heading: "SUFFRAGETTES PARADE BEFORE HUGE CROWDS" with subheads and related pictorial. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp"... See More  

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The inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris...

Item #677180

January 21, 2021

NEW YORK POST, Jan. 21, 1921

* A day of "firsts"

* Joe Biden sworn in as oldest president to-date

* Kamala Harris 1st female, 1st black, 1st South-Asian Vice-President

* Doug Emhoff 1st "second Gentleman" and first Jewish-American married to a President or Vice-President

The entire front page and pages 3-13 tell of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President an... See More  

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Large & unusual Presidential campaign cartoon...

Item #677124

September 19, 1868

THE CINCINNATI COMMERCIAL, Ohio, Sept. 19, 1868  The front page features a terrific, large & quite unusual anti-Seymour political cartoon (ran against U.S. Grant for President), with two column heads: "Spirit Of The Southern Democratic Press" "Rebel Illustration of Scenes When Seymour Is Inaugurated" "Immigrants From Ohio To Alabama Warned Of Their Doom" &quo... See More  

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Jimmy Carter is inaugurated... best title...

Item #677055

January 21, 1977

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1977 

* Jimmy Carter's inauguration

* Best title to have

The best newspaper to be had for any presidential election or inauguration would be the famous Washington Post. The two-line banner headline reads "Carter Is Sworn In as President; Asks 'Fresh Faith in Old Dream'", with various related subheads as well. The ftp... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln ventures towards Washington, D.C...

Item #676949

February 26, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 26, 1861 

* Abraham Lincoln prepares for inauguration

Among the front page heads are reports concerning the new administration of Abraham Lincoln and the coming Civil War: "Passage of the Bill to Discontinue the Postal Service in the Seceded States" "Movements of the President Elect" "Visit of Mr. Lincoln to the Capitol" "The Late... See More  

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Very 1st Indianapolis 500 race in 1911...

Item #676492

May 31, 1911

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 31, 1911

* Indianapolis 500 inaugural race (1st report)

* American racecar driver Ray Harroun wins

The front page has a one column heading: "SIX INJURED IN BOG AUTO RACE RECOVERING" 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 th... See More  

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1909 William Howard Taft inauguration...

Item #676327

March 04, 1909

EVENING TRIBUNE, Extra!, San Diego, March 4, 1909

* President William Howard Taft

* Inauguration - inaugural address

* Early, same day reporting

The top of the front page has a four column headline: "TERRIFIC BLIZZARD MARS INAUGURATION" with subheads and a few related photos. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp"... See More  

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Broadside issue reports that Hayes is the winner...

Item #675837

March 02, 1877

THE MILTONIAN, Milton, Pennsylvania, March 2, 1877  A great broadside (printed on one side only) "Supplement" issue with over half of the issue taken up with the Presidential election of 1876.

It was one of the most contentious presidential elections in history and gave rise to the Compromise of 1877 by which the Democrats conceded the election to Hayes in return for an end to Reco... See More  

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Eisenhower's inauguration in a newspaper from the nation's capital...

Item #674551

January 20, 1953

THE EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 1953 

* Dwight Eisenhower - Ike

* President of U.S. inauguration

The banner headline announces: "750,000 HAIL EISENHOWER INAUGURATION" with a large photo of him taking the oath of office. Various related subheads as well. Pages 7, 8 & 9 are filled with photos of the ceremonies

Terrific to have a Presidential inauguration repor... 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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"Our Army and Navy in the Philippines"... Golf centerfold by A. B. Frost...

Item #672578

September 17, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 17, 1898  Full front page illus. of "Our Army and Navy in the Philippines" showing Admiral Dewey & General Merritt on the flagship 'Olympia'.

Inside has two full pages of illus. of "Scenes at Camp Wikoff." Full pg. illus. of "On a Homeward-Bound Transport from Cuba."

Doublepage centerfold of "I've Played... See More  

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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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Ben Franklin's statue in Boston is erected...

Item #669598

October 26, 1856

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Oct. 25, 1856 

* Statue of Benjamin Franklin (statue)

The front page has a nice print of: "Statue of Dr. Franklin, Just Erected in Boston, U.S." A related article is on page 2: "Inauguration of the Statue of Dr. Franklin at Boston, U.S." which has much detail on it.

This quite famous statue still stands in Boston, although remov... See More  

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Washington's last Act of Congress?

Item #669096

May 24, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 24, 1797  age 3 has an Act of Congress, repealing in part the: "Act Concerning Duties on Spirits Distilled within the U.S..." with more, signed in type by the President: George Washington. This was likely his last document signed as president, March 3, as Adams was inaugurated March 4.

Page 3 also has the full text of Preside... 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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An advertisement concerning the "President's Household"...

Item #668786

May 19, 1789

THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 19, 1789

* President George Washington

* Steward for his house advertisement

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 newspaper would have an ad on page 3 headed: "The President's Household" reading: "Whereas... See More  

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Jefferson's inaugural address...

Item #667350

March 15, 1805

NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, March 15, 1805 

* President Thomas Jefferson

* Inauguration - inaugural address

An historic issue as page 2 begins with: "Inaugural Speech" of Thomas Jefferson's 2nd term, with a prefacing paragraph: "On the 4th instant at 4 o'clock, Mr. Jefferson appeared in the Chamber of the Senate of the United States, where his re-election was ... See More  

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Congratulations to Jefferson, with his replies...

Item #667345

May 14, 1801

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, May 14, 1801  The ftpg. has a letter from the people of Columbia, S.C., offering their kind words to Thomas Jefferson with his recent inauguration as President. This is followed by: "The President's Reply" signed in type: Thomas Jefferson.

Page 3 has a similar letter from the people of Suffield, Ct., with: "The President's Reply" signed... See More  

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Cooper's "Tom Thumb", first locomotive built in America...

Item #667246

September 04, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 4, 1830 

* Peter Cooper's Tom Thumb

* 1st American steam locomotive

The front page has a report of the inauguration of the first railroad locomotive built in America.

Headed: "Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road" the report begins by reporting the completion of the past piece of the 13 mile railroad line to Ellicott's Mills &... See More  

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Plans for Buchanan's inauguration...

Item #666653

February 04, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 4, 1857  Page 3 has much detail on planks for the inaugural ceremonies of James Buchanan, who would be inaugurated on March 4.

The report is headed: "the Inaugurations of the President Elect" and the details take over a full column.

Four pages, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Detailed plans for Harrison's inaugural...

Item #666634

March 03, 1841

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 3, 1841 

* President William Henry Harrison

* Eve of his inauguration - inaugural

* From the city where it happened - rare

A terrific newspaper for the content found on page 3, which has considerable detail on the plans for the inauguration of William Henry Harrison which happened on the following day.

The first 1 1/2 columns ar... 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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Inaugural addresses of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams...

Item #665937

March 15, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 15, 1797 

* John Adams inauguration

* Thomas Jefferson

Page 2 contains the: "Vice-President's Speech" which is prefaced with: "On Saturday morning the Senate of the United States, being convened, THOMAS JEFFERSON was sworn in as Vice-President of the United States and President of the Senate. On which he address the Senate as follows... See More  

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Lincoln's second inauguration...

Item #665344

March 06, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, 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 House in 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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Same day report of Kennedy's inauguration in a Washington, D. C. newspaper...

Item #664069

January 20, 1961

THE WASHINGTON DAILY NEWS, Washington, D.C., January 20, 1961 

* John F. Kennedy inauguration (JFK)

* w/ famous quote cited

* Best title to be had ? (rare)

Great to have this newspaper from the nation's capital with this banner headline: "JFK PROCLAIMS NEW 'QUEST FOR PEACE' " with a large photo of John F. Kennedy and President Eisenhower.

Not surprisingly being ... 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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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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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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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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Rare Lincoln's assassination report, in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #658471

April 15, 1865

EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic 1st report)

* It is BEST to have reports from the city where it occurred

Terrific to have this first report of Lincoln's assassination in a newspaper from the city where it happened. This is the first of this issue we have offered.

The top of the front page has a column with heads: "ASSA... See More  

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Visiting President Washington... How he was dressed for the inauguration...

Item #658428

May 09, 1789


* United States government in it's infancy

* Post-President George Washington inauguration

A great issue on the earliest days of the new federal government including most of page 2 taken up with: "Debates of Congress" from the first several weeks. The entry for May 1 notes: "The speech of the President to the two House... 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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