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703969

Kissinger - 1st Jewish American Secretary of State... Jim Croce 's death...

Item #703969

September 22, 1973

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, September 22, 1973



* Kissinger - 1st Jewish-American & 1st Naturalized Citizen to become U.S. Secretary of State

* Jim Croce dies in plane crash

                       

The front page has a three-column heading: "Kissinger Confirmed In 78-7 Senate Vote", which tells of ... See More  

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703736

Kennedy assassination report in a Dallas newspaper...

Item #703736

November 23, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963 



* From the city where it happened



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 &q... See More  

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703109

Death of Marvin Gaye in a Los Angeles newspaper... Jerusalem attacked...

Item #703109

April 02, 1984

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 2, 1984 



* Marvin Gaye's death report

* His father held as killer

* Jerusalem is attacked by terrorists




The middle of the front page has a two column head announcing the death of Marvin Gaye, one of the greats of music who helped shape the sound of Motown in the 1960's: "Father Held in Death of Singer Margin Gaye" with a photo of him, with hi... See More  

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703107

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

Item #703107

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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702858

Death of Cecil B. DeMille...

Item #702858

January 21, 1959

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 21, 1959  



Film Titan C. B. DeMille's death report 



The front page article continues: "Cecille B. DeMille, 77, pioneer maker of Hollywood's most consistently profitable movies, died of a heart attack at his home early today. He had been ill for a week.... The veteran producer also visited Europe last year to promote "The ... See More  

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702668

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

Item #702668

May 17, 1984

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 17, 1984



* Andy Kaufman death (1st report)

* American actor - performance artist

* Entertainer - professional wrestler

* Best publication to be had ?




Page 3 has a two column heading: "KAUFMAN: Offbeat Comedian, TV Series Performer Dies at 36" with photo. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry.

Co... See More  

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702583

Death of John Belushi in a L.A. paper...

Item #702583

March 06, 1982

LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 6, 1982



* Actor comedian John Belushi death (1st report)

* "Saturday Night Live" Animal House" fame

* Best title to be had ?




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Actor John Belushi Found Dead in Hollywood Hotel" with photo. (see) Continued reporting inside. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capita... See More  

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702070

Kennedy assassination report in a Dallas newspaper...

Item #702070

November 23, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963 



* President John F. Kennedy JFK assassination

* From the city where he was assassinated

* Slightly 2nd rate with a little right margin wear




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 SLAI... See More  

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701562

1916 Pancho Villa false death report...

Item #701562

September 11, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 11, 1915



* Pancho Villa false death headline

* Post Columbus, New Mexico raid




The front page has a nice banner headline: "GEN. VILLA IS SLAIN" with subhead. (see images) Nice for display. This was a false report as Pancho Villa would live until 1923. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard ... See More  

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700277

Is Jesse James dead or alive?

Item #700277

November 08, 1879

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 8, 1879 



* Outlaw Jesse James

* False death report




Page 4 has: "The United Bandits" which is a follow-up to a report that Jesse James had been killed. One bit notes: "...has before, fully satisfied that a struggle had taken place...No traces of blood could be seen, however & nothing was learned of the disposition of the remains of the ... See More  

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698115

Death report of Nathan Mayer Rothschild - English branch of the Family...

Item #698115

September 10, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 10, 1836  



* Death of Nathan Mayer Rothschild

* Established English Branch of the Rothschild family

* President Jackson and others discuss the U.S. surplus




The front page has a brief (but historic) report on the death of Nathan Mayer Rothschild, the founder of the English branch of the Rothschild family legacy and influence. A portion of th... See More  

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698027

Reverend Thomas De Witt Talmage's death report...

Item #698027

April 15, 1902

ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, New York, April 15, 1902 (1st section)



* Rev. Talmage's death report

* Brooklyn Tabernacle & Central Presbyterian pastor

* Union Army Chaplain... prolific writer/editor




The front page has the singe column heading: "Dr. Talmage's Death", with subheadings: "Celebrated Divine Died at His House In Washington" and "Most Po... See More  

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697228

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

Item #697228

July 26, 1997

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 26, 1997 (1st four sections)  The front page reports the death of Ben Hogan, 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 tally should be credited as 5 and 10 respectively as he also won the Hale American Open which was the replacement for the U.S. Open the year it was cancelled by t... See More  

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693765

Nelson (Rocky) Rockefeller's death report...

Item #693765

January 28, 1979

DAILY NEWS, New York, January 28, 1979



* Nelson A. Rockerfeller dies
* 3-time Presidential candidate
* Vice-President under Gerald Ford


The banner headline has: "Nelson A. Rockerfeller 1908-1979", with a large photo. Several pages of coverage with additional photos are found on inside pages. See images for details.

Forty-four pages, tabloid-size, very light toning, good... See More  

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691756

Obituary of Benjamin Franklin...

Item #691756
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1790  The most significant item is a report of the death of Benjamin Franklin listed near the back under the "Deaths" column.

The report begins: "At Philadelphia, aged 84 years and 3 months, Benjamin Franklin, esq. L.L.D. and F.R.S. He was born in 1706..." continuing on with more on his life & concluding with a letter concerning... See More  

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690319

Uriah Levy's death report... 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy...

Item #690319

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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689457

On Billy the Kid's death in almost a "hometown" newspaper...

Item #689457

July 23, 1881

THE LAS VEGAS DAILY OPTIC, New Mexico, July 23, 1881



* Outlaw Billy the Kid shot dead

* Pat Garrett - Old West lawman

* In a area publication, very rare




 This was essentially the "backyard" of the famed outlaw Billy the Kid, so it is significant that there are two articles concerning his recent death (killed by Pat Garrett on July 14 in nearby Fort Sumner, New Mexico).

The... See More  

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689419

Death reports of Chief Hummingbird & Governor De Witt Clinton...

Item #689419

February 23, 1828

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1828  



* Death report of Choctaw Chief Hummingbird

* Death report of New York Governor DeWitt Clinton

* B & O Railroad expands to include Pittsburgh, PA




Page 7 has a report of the death of Choctaw Chief Hummingbird, also known as General Hummingbird: "Died, on the 23d December, at his residence near the Choctaw agency, general H... See More  

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689064

Death of James Mason in a L.A. paper...

Item #689064

July 28, 1984

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 28, 1984



* James Mason death (1st report)

* English - Hollywood actor

* Best title to be had ?




The front page has a small photo of Mason with tiny heading: "James Mason Dies" Page 4 of section II has a two column heading: "Versatile Movie Star James Mason, 75, Dies" with related pictorial. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from ... See More  

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688932

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

Item #688932

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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688630

Death of George Washington...

Item #688630
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1800 



* President George Washington's death



Near the back under the section headed: "Obituary, with Anecdotes, of Remarkable Persons" is the very historic report of the death of George Washington.

Beginning with the date of his death, the 14th, the obituary reads in part: ".... At his seat at Mount Vernon, in America, in... See More  

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688380

Eldridge Cleaver's death report... Obit of Bruce Springsteen's father...

Item #688380

May 02, 1998

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 2, 1998
 
* Death of Eldridge Cleaver
* From Black Panther to Mormon environmental & peace activist
 
The front page has: "Eldridge Cleaver, Former Black Panther, Dies", which tells of the life and death of the notable activist and author of "Soul On Ice" (considered a seminal work in African-American literature). The
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687916

Ralph Greenleaf

Item #687916

March 16, 1950

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1950



* Ralph Greenleaf death w/ photo

* Pool & carom World champion

* "Babe Ruth of pocket billiards"




The top of page 31 has a one column heading: "RALPH GREENLEAF, POOL CHAMPION, 50" with subhead and photo. (see)

Complete with all 64 pages, rag edition in great condition.



wikipedia notes: Ralph Greenleaf was an American professiona... See More  

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686304

The beheading of Marie Antoinette, the Queen of France...

Item #686304
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1793 



* Marie Antoinette beheaded

* The Queen of France

* Common hangman




Near the back under the heading: "Obituary of Considerable Persons", and amongst the listings of many others, is the very historic report of the beheading of Marie Antoinette.

The text begins: "Guillotined, at Paris, in her 38th year, being born Nov. ... See More  

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685591

Death of Bette Davis in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #685591

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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685204

Death of Sir Isaac Newton...

Item #685204

March 25, 1727

MIST'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, March 25, 1727  



* Death of Sir Issac Newton (very rare)



When it comes to notable deaths of the world, they don't get too much better than this.

Page 2 has a simple, yet powerful report noting simply: "Died, Sir Isaac Newton, the greatest Mathematician that the World ever knew."

Isaac Newton was an English mathematician, physicist, astr... See More  

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684914

Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine...

Item #684914
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1809



* Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine



The obituary listing inside includes: "At New York, the notorious Thomas Pain [sic]; whose death is an admonitory event; may the lesson that it inculcates be impressive..." & more. The opposing page has: "In Guppendorff, aged 76, Joseph Haydn, the celebrated composer... ju... See More  

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683073

Louisa May Alcott's death report in a Boston women's suffrage journal...

Item #683073

March 10, 1888

THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Mass., March 10, 1888



* Louisa May Alcott's death

* Day of her father's funeral

* Rare Women's suffrage periodical




Immediately following the detailed obituary of Louisa May Alcott's father is: "Louisa May Alcott is no more", it being the lead statement announcing her death which occurred on the same day as her father' fune... See More  

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682833

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

Item #682833

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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681885

Creator of Time, Fortune, Life and Sports Illustrated magazines dies..

Item #681885

March 01, 1967

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Michigan, March 1, 1967



* Henry R. Luce's death report

* Time, Fortune, Life, Sports Illustrated, and more




Page 18 has: "Many Praise Famed Career Of Henry Luce", with subheading: "President, Senators Express Regret on Publisher's Death". 



Other news of the day is found throughout. A few small binding holes along the spine, but othe... See More  

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681611

War action near the Red River... Death of Commodore Porter...

Item #681611

May 02, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Steele's Column" "The Advance of the Army of Arkansas Towards the Red River" "The Rebels Driven from Elkin's Ferry and Prairie de Anna" "Price and Marmaduke's Forces Outfought  & Outrun" "Interesting Virginia News" and more.

Page 4 has ... See More  

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681378

Art Blakey Obituary... Black American jazz drummer...

Item #681378

October 17, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct.17, 1990



* Death report of Jazz drummer Art Blakey



Page A20 has a quarter page article: "Art Blakey; Drummer, Mentor Led the Jazz Messengers", which includes a small photo. A portion of the text includes: "Born in Pittsburgh where he toiled in the steel mills by day while listening  to the Early Hines and Dick Stabile bands on the radio at nigh... See More  

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681123

Death of John Hancock in his hometown newspaper...

Item #681123

October 09, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 9, 1793 



* John Hancock death (1st report)

* Declaration of Independence signer

* 1st Massachusetts Governor

* From his hometown (rare)




Curiously, the ftpg. includes "A Proclamation for a Day of Public Thanksgiving By His Excellency John Hancock, Governor..." carrying over to pg. 2 where it is signed by him in type: John Hancock.

Contrast t... See More  

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680428

Noel Pointer Obituary...

Item #680428

December 23, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 23, 1994



* Noel Pointer Obituary

*Jazz Violinist & Composer

*Sam Cooke's Soulful Legacy




Found on page A23 is the Obituary: Noel Pointer; Contemporary Jazz Violinist and Composer. Also present is an article on singer Sam Cooke's Legacy 30 years after his death.

Believed to be complete however, is being sold for described content. Nice condition.... See More  

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680094

Death report from the Great Plague...

Item #680094

January 01, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 7, 1666 (1667 by today's calendar) 



* Among earliest of newspapers to be had

* Report on the great plague (rare)




An early issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1666. This is issue #119.

The front page has a report from Norwich, England, reporting on the deaths from the Great Plague which ... See More  

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680040

Death and obituary of Shirley Chisholm...

Item #680040

January 04, 2005

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 4, 2005  



* Death of Shirley Chisholm

* 1st African American Woman elected to the United States Congress




Page 10 of Section B has a half-page report on the death and obituary of "Shirley Chisholm, 80: Ran for President, Served 13 Years in Congress." She was the first African-American to be elected to the United States Congress; and in 1972 the ... See More  

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679604

A report on Great Plague from 1666...

Item #679604

June 07, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 7, 1666 



* Among earliest of newspapers to be had

* Report on the great plague (rare)




A notable issue from the year when the Great Plague was raging, and also from the year of the Great London Fire.

The issue is filled with various reports from throughout Europe, much of it military reporting including an account of what I believe to be the Four Days&... See More  

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679603

Report from the Great Plague of 1666...

Item #679603

May 31, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 31, 1666  



* Among earliest of newspapers to be had

* Report on the great plague (rare)




A notable issue from the year when the Great Plague was raging and also from the year of the Great London Fire.

The issue is filled with various reports from throughout Europe, much of it military reporting. The bottom of the back page has a death report which ... See More  

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679601

Report from the Great Plague of 1666...

Item #679601

May 10, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 10, 1666  



* Among the earliest of newspapers to be had

* Report on the great plague (rare)




A notable issue from the year when the Great Plague was raging and also from the year of the Great London Fire.

The issue is filled with various reports from throughout Europe, much of it military reporting. A front page item from Falmouth notes: "The ... See More  

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679600

Report from the Great Plague of 1666...

Item #679600

May 03, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 3, 1666  



* Among earliest of newspapers to be had

* Report on the great plague (rare)




A notable issue from the year when the Great Plague was raging and also from the year of the Great London Fire.

The issue is filled with various reports from throughout Europe, much of it military reporting. A back page item notes: "...eight persons condemn... See More  

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679599

A Great Plague report from 1666...

Item #679599

April 26, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 26, 1666  A notable issue being from the year when the Great Plague was raging, and also from the year of the Great London Fire.

The issue is filled with various reports from throughout Europe, much of it military reporting. The bottom of the back page has a death report which ties it specifically to this significant year: "The Account of this Weeks Bi... See More  

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676867

Death of the printer & a proprietor...

Item #676867

December 05, 1811

AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL DAILY ADVERTISER, Baltimore, Dec. 5, 1811  A typical newspaper of the day with various news and a wealth of advertisements.

All four pages have wide black mourning rules due to the death of the printer a proprietor off this newspaper.

Page 2 has mourning rules above & below the report: "Obituary" which begins: "Died on Tuesday the3d inst. at 6 o&... See More  

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675334

Uriah Levy's death report... John Wilkes Booth perfoms on stage...

Item #675334

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

* John Wilkes Booth performs




Perhaps the most notable content 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 disci... See More  

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674883

General Clarence L. Tinker obituary.... Hunting for Rickenbacker

Item #674883

October 25, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1942



* Death of General Clarence Tinker

* Still hunting for Rickenbacker




The front page has a one column headline: "FLIERS STILL HUNT FOR RICKENBACKER " with subheading: "Long-range Patrol Craft of Navy Find No Trace of Lost Army Plane in Pacific".

Page 20 contains an article titled: "TINKER'S DEATH EXPLAINED" with subheadin... See More  

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673988

Death of President Polk, in a Washington newspaper...

Item #673988

June 23, 1849

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 23, 1849 



* James K. Polk death

* Best title to be had ?




All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the report which appears on pg. 3 headed: "Death of Ex-President Polk...". Page 3 also has a letter "From California" concerning the Gold Rush & the success--or lack of it--among many there.

Always nice to have a Pre... See More  

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672987

Nat Goodwin's death report - famed actor and comedian...

Item #672987

January 31, 1919

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Jan. 31, 1919  The front page has a report headed: "NAT GOODWIN THE FAMOUS COMEDIAN DEAD - Given Chloroform Linament Accidentally by an Attendant and Failed to Stand the Shock". This tells of the tragic death of famed actor and comedian, Nathaniel Goodwin. See images for details.

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

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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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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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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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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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