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672326

Donn Clendenon's and Charlie Williams' obituaries...

Item #672326

September 18, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 18, 2005



* Charlie Williams's and Donn Clendenon's obituaries

* MLB and Black Americana interest




Page B14 has: "Donn Clendenon, 70; Mets' 1969 World Series MVP" (for the "Miracle Mets), which tells of his recent death. A photo is included.



Directly above Clendenon's obituary is the death report of Charlie Williams which has the ... See More  

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$75.00
672275

Obituary of Sarah Vaughan... Jazz vocalist...

Item #672275

April 05, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 5, 1990



* Sarah Vaughan's obituary

* American Jazz vocalist, "The Divine One"

* 4-time Grammy winner and recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award




Coverage begins on the front page with an image from the 1989 Grammy Awards, and continues on page A31 with an extensive article and photo. In a subsequent article headed: "Remembering 'Sas... See More  

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$65.00
672262

Obituary of Abbey Lincoln... Civil Rights Activist...

Item #672262

August 15, 2010

Los Angeles Times, August 15, 2010



* Abbey Lincoln's obituary

* American Jazz vocalist, songwriter & actress

* Civil Rights Activist 




The top half of pg. A39 has an obituary and death report with the heading: "Jazz singer championed civil rights", which is accompanied by 2 images depicting both her music and acting career. The coverage is quite extensive. See images ... See More  

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$65.00
672208

Two of the best Kennedy assassination issues to be had...

Item #672208

November 23, 1963

Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas.

Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price.



You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable ne... See More  

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$240.00
671900

Death of Samuel Morse... telegraph fame...

Item #671900

April 03, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1872



* Samuel Morse death (1st report)

* American inventor and painter

* Single-wire telegraph system fame




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "OBITUARY" "Samuel Finley Breese Morse" First report coverage on the death of Samuel Morse. Teaxt takes up over 1 1/2 columns.

Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.... See More  

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$42.00
671893

The death of poet James Montgomery...

Item #671893

December 18, 1851

THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 1851  Page 3 has a relatively lengthy obituary of James Montgomery, Scottish poet, hymnist, and newspaper editor. Known for his deep Christian faith and philanthropy, his death was reported in most major newspapers throughout the United States. See images for details.



Four pages, and other than dampstining, the issue is otherwise in good conditi... See More  

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671604

Constance Baker Motley's obituary...

John Roberts is sworn in as Chief Justice of the SCOTUS...

Item #671604

September 30, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 30, 2005  The front page has the full banner heading: "Roberts Is Sworn in as Chief Justice", which includes a small image of him. Additional coverage is on inside pages 12 and 13. Also noteworthy is the page B8 obituary of Constance Baker Motley, the first-ever black federal judge and a prominent civil rights leader, which also include a photo of her al... See More  

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$85.00
670591

Death of Robert Shaw in a L.A. paper...

Item #670591

August 28, 1978

LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 28, 1978



* Robert Shaw death (1st report)

* British actor - playwright

* Jaws movie fame - Quint




The front page has a three column heading: "'Jaws' Star Robert Shaw Dies in Ireland" with photo. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry and on the front page.

Complete 1st section only with ... See More  

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$110.00
670440

1874 John Edgar Thomson death... (PRR)...

Item #670440

May 29, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 29, 1874



* John Edgar Thomson death (1st report)

* Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) leader




The top of page 7 under "Obituary" is a heading: "J. Edgar Thomson, President of the Pennsylvania Railroad" (see)

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

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$33.00
670181

Before our government was created...

Item #670181

May 03, 1786

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 3, 1786 



* 18th century original



An issue from 3 years before the formal establishment of the new federal government in 1789.

In addition to editorial and news items, inside has a report of a duel fought in New York, reading in part: "...on arriving at the destined spot, they took their distance at 10 paces when Mr. B. desired Mr. C. to fire... See More  

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$41.00
668968

Admiral David Farragut 1870 death...

Item #668968

August 15, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 15, 1870



* David Farragut death (1st report)

* United States Navy flag officer

* 1st rear admiral, vice admiral & admiral

* Battle of Mobile Bay - Civil War fame




The top of page has one column headings: "OBITUARY" "Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, United States Navy" Text takes up almost 2 full columns.

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

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668824

Death of Charles Loring Elliott in 1868...

Item #668824

August 27, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 27, 1868 



* Charles Loring Elliott death

* American portrait painter




Page 9 has a report on the death of Charles Loring Elliott under: "Obituary" "Charles Loring Elliot" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, some spine wear, otherwise very nice.

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668498

New York Times co-founder death...

Item #668498

June 19, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1869



* Henry Jarvis Raymond death (1st report)

* New York Times co-founder - journalist

* "Godfather of the Republican Party"




Page 3 has an article headed: "Obituary" "Henry Jarvis Raymond" "Editor Of The New York Times" (see) Text takes up over 2 full columns.

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

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$38.00
668440

The Great Fire of London...

Item #668440

September 24, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 24, 1666 



* The Great London Fire period coverage

* Among the earliest of newspapers to be had




One of the greatest calamities, and more notable events to strike London in its long history is the Great Fire which destroyed much of the city in September, 1666.  Finding period references to it are exceedingly difficult, as the number of newspape... See More  

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668357

London Transit Bombings... Evan Hunter (The Blackboard Jungle) death...

Item #668357

July 08, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 8, 2005



* The London Transit bombings of April 7, 2005

* Multiple photos and related articles

* Death report of Evan Hunter, author of "The Blackboard Jungle"




The front page has graphic photos and significant coverage of the London Transit Bombings under the full-banner heading: "Terrorists Strike in London", with a banner subheading: "At L
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667850

Death of Stonewall Jackson... Obituary...

Item #667850

May 14, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1863 



* Confederate General Stonewall Jackson death

* From wound at Battle of Chancellorsville




The feature of this issue is the report on page 4 of the death of famed Confederate General Stonewall Jackson. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "OBITUARY" "Official Announcement of the Death of Stonewall Jackson" "IMPORTANT... See More  

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$68.00
666077

Death of Charlie Chaplin in a L.A. paper...

Item #666077

December 26, 1977

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 26, 1977



* Actor comedian Charlie Chaplin death (1st report)

* Silent film - movie era icon - "The Tramp"

* Best title to be had ?




The front page has a two column heading: "Charlie Chaplin, 88, the 'Little Tramp,' Dies in Sleep" with subhead and 3 related photos. (see) Much more on page 3. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper... See More  

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$178.00
665917

Death of Washington Irving...

Item #665917

November 30, 1859

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1859 



* Death of Washington Irving

* American short-story writer

* "Legend of Sleepy Hollow" fame




The top of the front page has: "Obituary' "Death of Washington Irving" with the lengthy details taking over 2 columns.

Eight pages, binding indents at the spine cause some text loss to the first column article, but not close to the n... See More  

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$32.00
664355

Death of Martha Washington...

Item #664355

June 01, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, June 1, 1802 



* Martha Washington death

* Mount Vernon




Inside under "The Knell" is a brief yet very notable death report: "At Mount Vernon, on the 22d ult. Mrs. Martha Washington, relict of the late illustrious Gen. George Washington."

Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 inches, an old tape mend to an unrelated page,... See More  

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$80.00
664225

John Wanamaker's death report...

Item #664225

December 12, 1922

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, December 12, 1922.



* The death oh John Wanamaker

* Famed 19th century merchant and marketing pioneer

* One-time Postmaster General




The front page has: "JOHN WANAMAKER PASSES AWAY AT HOME IN PHILADELPHIA TODAY", with supporting text and a photo. Nice to have in a newspaper from the region.

Other news of the day, sports, and period advertising ar... See More  

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$98.00
661757

Death of "The Liberator", Simon Bolivar...

Item #661757

February 19, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 19, 1831



* Death of Simon Bolivar 

* Venezuela independence leader




The back page has a nice report concerning the death of Simon Bolivar.

Bolivar was one of most important historical and political figure in Latin American history. He is considered in Latin America as a hero, visionary, and a revolutionary. During his short life he lead Boliv... See More  

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$62.00
661558

One of the earliest Louisiana newspapers we have offered...

Item #661558

December 24, 1819

ORLEANS GAZETTE & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, Dec. 24, 1819 



* Very rare & early publication



This is one of the earliest newspapers from Louisiana we have had the pleasure to offer. The front page has a lengthy obituary report and an article: "Adam Poe's Contest with Two Indians" plus many ads (some in French), which the back page has a report concerning Indians in an: ... See More  

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$230.00
661516

Chiang Kai-Shek's death report...

Item #661516

December 15, 1936

THE SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE, Indiana, Dec. 15, 1936



* Chiang Kai-Shek's (Chiang Chung-cheng)

* Flse death report - Xi'an Incident

* 25-year leader if the Republic of China


* Future President of Taiwan



The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "CHIANG SLAIN, CHANG TELLS CHINA" with subhead and photo. First report coverage of the false death of the leader of the Rep... See More  

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$57.00
660035

Death report of Isaac Hayes...

Item #660035

August 11, 2008

LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 11, 2008



* The death report of Isaac Hayes

* Detailed coverage of the Summer Olympics




The front page has: Isaac Hayes, 1942-2008 - 'Black Moses' led pop to new ground," which tell of the death of Isaac Hayes, and includes a photo and supporting text. The article continues on pg. A12, which in dedicated to him in its entirety, and includes multiple phot... See More  

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$98.00
660030

Death of Curtis Mayfield... Albert Einstein - the "Man of the Century"...

Item #660030

December 27, 1999

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 27, 1999



* The "Man of the Century" selected

* Curtis Mayfield's death report and obituary




The front page has a small announcement regarding the death of singer-songwriter Curtis Mayfield, which continues on page 23. Page 23 has a related small photo and a detailed obituary.

This issue also includes a feature article on "The Man of the Century... See More  

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659872

Negro boxer Jack Johnson Death...

Item #659872

June 11, 1946

NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1946 



* Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... 

* Death report...  1st report... 




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that announces: "Jack Johnson Dies in Auto Crash; Ex-Heavyweight Champion Was 68" Quite a detailed report concluding on the back page with photo of Johnson.

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

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658289

Golfer Ben Hogan's death report... One of the greatest...

Item #658289

July 26, 1997

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 26, 1997 (1st four sections)



* Ben Hogan's death report

* Winner of 5 U.S. Opens and 10 Majors (?)

* Death of one of the greatest golfers to ever play the game




The front page of the issue tells of the death of Ben Hogan, who is generally considered one of the greatest golfers to have ever played the game. He won 4 U.S. Opens and 9 Majors, and some argue his tall... See More  

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657845

Embargo Act Anniversary - Black-bordered mockery...

Item #657845

December 22, 1808

BOSTON GAZETTE, Dec. 22, 1808.

 

* Embargo Act anniversary... mockery item

* black borders surround text




On page 2 under Embargo Anniversary is a mock-anniversary announcement marking one year since the passing of the controversial Embargo Law. Content is black-bordered like an obituary. News of the day with some advertisements. Ink is lite on each side of the text making some w
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$38.00
657816

Death of Ronald Reagan...

Item #657816

June 06, 2004

NEW YORK POST, June 6, 2004



* Ronald Reagan's death report

* One of the most beloved U.S. Presidents




The frontpage of the issue features a close-up photo of Ronald Reagan with the American flag behind him captioned: "Ronald Reagan (1911-2004)". Additional related coverage and photos are found within the issue, along with other news of the day. Some of the inside photos include... See More  

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656383

Death of Cochise, the Apache Indian chief...

Item #656383

June 15, 1874

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 15, 1874 



* Tribal Chief Cochise death (1st report)

* Chiricahua Apaches - Indians




Page 7 has: "Obituary - Cochise, the Indian Chief" noting in part: "...announces that Cochise, the famous Indian chief, died on Tuesday last in Arizona. He had been sick a long time, and feeling satisfied that he was afflicted by witchcraft, he refused to let the doc... See More  

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655742

Beloved actor Franchot Tone's death....

Item #655742

September 18, 1968

HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, September 18, 1968



* Franchot Tone death (1st report)

* Stage, film and television actor




The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "FRANCHOT TONE DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) More on page 2. Great to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Nice for display.

Complete 1st section only wi... See More  

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655116

Uriah Levy's death report...

Item #655116

March 24, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 24, 1862



* Uriah P. Levy death (1st report)

* 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy

* American Civil War - Jews




The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 3 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, War of 1812 hero, and credited for abolishing the disciplinary procedure of flogg... See More  

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$260.00
654788

Arthur Ashe's death report - dies of AIDS...

Item #654788

February 07, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 7, 1993 (2-sections)



* Arthur Ashe's death report

* dies of AIDS...

* Only African-American to win both Wimbledon and the U.S. Open (at the time of his death)




Both the front page and the 1st page of the Sports Section tell of the death of Arthur Ashe.

Included are the main section and the Sports Section - both which are in excellent condition.... See More  

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$99.00
654284

Death of Natalie Wood in a L.A. paper...

Item #654284

November 30, 1981

LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 30, 1981



* Natalie Wood death (1st report)

* American film & T.V. actress

* Best title to be had ?




The top of the front has a banner headline: "Natalie Wood Clues Sought" with subhead and photo. (see) Much more on page 3. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry.

Complete 1st section only with al... See More  

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653742

Bing Crosby dies... Der Bingle's death report...

Item #653742

October 14, 1977

LOS ANGELES TIMES--EXTRA, Oct. 14, 1977 



* Bing Crosby's death - with large photo



The banner headline announces: "BING CROSBY DIES" with subhead: "Singer, 73, Stricken While Golfing on Madrid Course" with a ftpg. photo of him and another of him & his family.

Present are the outer leaves only of the first section, being pages 1, 2, 31 & 32 of a 144 page n... See More  

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$65.00
653735

Death & obituary of Sir Walter Scott...

Item #653735

October 01, 1832

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, October, 1832 



* Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet's death



Near the back of the issue is the obituary for Sir Walter Scott taking nearly 24 pages.  Although lengthy and informative, the first line of the obituary may describe him best: "Sept. 21. At Abbotsford, Co. Roxburgh, aged 61. Sir Walter Scott, Bart. the proudest name in the modern annals of li... See More  

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653568

Death of Ray Charles... Review & premiere of "Napoleon Dynamite".....

Item #653568

June 11, 2004

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 11, 2004



* The death report of Ray Charles

* Best "Napoleon Dynamite" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review




The front page has the report with a supporting photo covering the death of Ray Charles, which continues on an inside page with additional coverage and photos.



This issue also contains a great review and full-page ad for the prem... See More  

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653287

Death of the infamous Benedict Arnold, from the city where he died...

Item #653287
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1801 There is a very small & inconspicuous item near the back under the "Obituary with Anecdotes of Remarkable Persons" section an entry reading: "At his house in Gloucester place, Brigadier-general Arnold. His remains were interred on the 21st, at Brompton. Seven mourning coaches and four state carriages formed the cavalcade.&quo... See More  

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651674

The death of Emperor Yoshito (Japan)...

Item #651674

December 24, 1926

THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, December 24, 1926 



* The death report of Emperor Yoshito of Japan



The front page has: "EMPEROR DIES; JAPAN MOURNS," with the subhead, "Mikado Loses Long Fight for Life; Crown Prince 124th Ruler," which tell of the death of Emperor Yoshito. Nice to have on the front page. Other news of the day is found throughout.

The issue is in good condition... See More  

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$42.00
651047

Death of King George III with coffin print...

Item #651047
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1820  This is a significant issue in British history, announcing the: "Death Of His Majesty King George III" as the very first article is headed, and which takes six pages of text each one with wide black mourning rules (see for portions).

Near the back of the issue is another set of pages with wide black mourning rules headed: "... See More  

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$58.00
649296

One of the best Kennedy assassination newspapers to be had...

Item #649296

November 23, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963  A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened.

The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smal
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$200.00
649283

Two of the best Kennedy assassination issues to be had...

Item #649283

November 23, 1963

Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas.

Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price.



You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable ne... See More  

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$240.00
649117

Wall Street Bailout tentatively reached...

Death of beloved actor Paul Newman...

Item #649117

September 28, 2008

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 28, 2008



* Paul Newman's death report... in a Hollywood area newspaper

* $700-billion Wall Street bailout reached (tentative agreement)




The front page has: "Paul Newman, 1925 - 2008", followed by: "A leading man of film and philanthropy," which tell of the death of the beloved actor Paul Newman. Two photos are included. Additional photos ... See More  

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$175.00
648781

In the North, but pro-South... "obituary" on the editor...

Item #648781

January 25, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 25, 1865 



* Editor Samuel Medary obituary

* Rare pro-Confederate publication




Among the various articles are "From the South--Confederate Sorrow over the Retirement of Butler--the Battles he Lost & the Trophies he Won---Why he Didn't go Ashore at Fort Fisher" "Remarkable Speech in the Confederate Congress" "Missouri--Poli... See More  

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$67.00
648294

Was Jesse James killed?

Item #648294

November 04, 1879

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 4, 1879 



* Outlaw Jesse James

* False death report




Near the top of the front page is a very interesting article: "A Notorious Outlaw Murdered", "Jesse James Shot by One of His Comrades" with the text taking six inches. The only problem is that the report is not true. Although Jesse James was murdered by a comrade, it was not until 1882. ... See More  

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$60.00
647722

Death of Bette Davis in a L.A. paper...

Item #647722

October 08, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 8, 1989



* Bette Davis death (1st report)

* Hollywood movie - film actress

* Best title to be had ?




The bottom of the front has a two column heading: "Lavish Tributes Pour In for Film Star Bette Davis" with caption: "She Dies in Paris at 81" and photo. (see) More on pages 58 & 59. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capit... See More  

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$165.00
645277

Goosebump-generating death report from 1911...

Item #645277

October 28, 1911

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 28, 1911 



* 1911 newspaper from New England

* Odd & mysterious death report




Among the various news items and advertisements of the day, the back page has a very unusual death report: "DROPS DEAD WHEN BIRTH TREE FALLS", which describes an elder man's demise upon his last stroke of an axe which felled his birth tree - a tree wh... See More  

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$28.00
644486

Death of Alfred Hitchcock in a L.A. paper...

Item #644486

April 30, 1980

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 30, 1980



* Alfred Hitchcock death (1st report)

* "The Master of Suspense"

* Psychological thriller director

* Best title to be had ?




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Alfred Hitchcock, Master of Mystery Movies, Dies" with photo. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment i... See More  

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$149.00
644485

Death of Andy Kaufman in a L.A. paper...

Item #644485

May 17, 1984

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 17, 1984



* Andy Kaufman death (1st report)

* American actor - performance artist

* Entertainer - professional wrestler

* Best title to be had ?




Page 3 has a one column heading: "Andy Kaufman, Offbeat Comic, Dies of Cancer" with photo. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry.

Complete 1st section o... See More  

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$129.00
644484

Death of Jackie Gleason in a L.A. paper...

Item #644484

June 25, 1987

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 25, 1987



* Jackie Gleason death (1st report)

* American film T.V. comedian actor

* "The Honeymooners" Ralph Kramden

* Best title to be had ?




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Jackie Gleason, 'Great One' of Many Talents, Dies at 71" with photo. (see) Reporting continues inside with a "Honeymooners" scen... See More  

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$145.00
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