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March 28, 1939
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, March 28, 1939
* Very first "March Madness" NCAA basketball championship in 1939
The top of page 3 of the sport's section has 1st report coverage on the final game of the very first NCAA basketball championship ever held, with heading: "OREGON BEATS OHIO STATE FOR NATIONAL TITLE" (see) With present-day interest in the NCAA tournament culminati... See More
June 15, 1878
THE HERALD, Fredericksburg, Wayne County, Ohio, June 15, 1878 A very scarce title from this town which never had more than 600 inhabitants. This is the volume 1, number 23 issues. No issues are recorded in any institutional holdings, and the title is not even listed in Gregory's 'Union List of American Newspapers', nor is it listed in 'Union List of Serials'.
Various new... See More
January 03, 1950
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1950
* Rose Bowl: Ohio State Buckeyes vs. California Golden Bears
* Orange Bowl: Santa Clara vs. Kentucky Wildcats
* Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma Sooners vs. LSU Tigers
* Cotton Bowl: Rice Owls vs. North Carolina Tar Heels
The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Ohio State Field Goal in Last Two Minutes Beats Cal... See More
April 04, 1898
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 4, 1898
* Shawneetown, Illinois flooding disaster
* Gallatin County - Ohio River
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HUNDREDS DROWNED" 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.
Compl... See More
December 14, 2003
DAYTON DAILY NEWS, EXTRA !, Ohio, December 14, 2003
* Saddam Hussein capture
* Great issue for display
Here is a very displayable issue on the capture of Saddam Hussein. The front page features a large photo of a captured Hussein with a two line banner headline: "'WE GOT HIM'; SADDAM HUSSEIN CAPTURED" with some subheads. (see) The entire 8 page extra is taken up with text... See More
July 15, 1881
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, July 15, 1881
* Mayer, Minnesota
* Tornado disaster in the summer of 1881
Page 2 has one column headlines: "TERRIFIC STORM", "Portions of Minnesota Visited by a Tornado", "Loss of Life and Great Destruction of Property Reported", with supporting details. Other news and advertisements are also found throughout.
Complete in 8 pa... See More
November 09, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 9, 1889 The entire front page is a fine, full figure print of: "William Ewing, Capt. of the N.Y. Baseball Club" which includes his cather's gear.
Four prints of: "American Game Birds" & fullpg: "New York's New Music Halls" which includes a nice view of Carnegie Hall. The doublepage centerfold: "The City of Cl... See More
February 28, 1906
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 28, 1906
* Springfield Ohio
* Clark County
* Race riot - Negroes
The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MOB DESTROYS NEGRO HAUNTS" 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 this era in paper.
Complete wi... See More
September 25, 1863
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 25, 1863 The front page includes: "Later From the North--The Battle in Tennessee" "From the Army of Northern Virginia" and an interesting article at the top: "Atrocities Committed in the South By Negro Soldiers" which includes in part: "...some particulars of the murder of several planters on Deer Creek by some of Li... See More
October 17, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 17, 1864 This issue has much reporting on the Civil War, perhaps the most significant being a page 5 account with heads: "Guerrillas Again Along the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad" "They Attack and Destroy a Train" "Interesting and Full Details".
This is an account of John Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid" during which he derailed... See More
April 21, 1902
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 21, 1902
* City of Pittsburg steamboat fire disaster
* Ohio River - near Cairo, Illinois
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LIVES LOST IN BURNING VESSEL" 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 e... See More
September 30, 1907
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 30, 1907
* President William McKinley ceremony
* McKinley National Memorial monument
* Canton, Stark, County, Ohio dedication
The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "MEMORIAL TO M'KINLEY IS DEDICATED" with subheads and photo (grainy). (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "... See More
May 18, 1901
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 18, 1901
* USS Ohio (BB-12) battleship
* United States Navy
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE OHIO LAUNCHED" 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.
Complete with 8 pages, smal... See More
January 17, 1912
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 17, 1912
* Toledo Museum of Art opens - dedication
* Old West End neighborhood - Ohio
The top of the front page has a three column photo with heading: "TOLEDO'S BIG MUSEUM OF ART OPENED TODAY" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tot... See More
August 11, 1923
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 11, 1923
* President Warren Harding death
* Funeral - Marion, Ohio burial
The front page has a nice banner headline: "MARION LAYS AWAY HER DEAD, SHUNNING POMP AND PAGEANT WHILE NATION'S BUSINESS HALTS AND PEOPLE BOW IN SILENCE; FOREIGN LANDS AND SHIPS AT SEA HOLD HARDING SERVICES" with subheads and related photo (see images). Other news, sport... See More
January 24, 1862
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 24, 1862 The front page has: "THE BATTLE OF MILL SPRING", followed by: "A Bayonet Charge by the Ninth Ohio, Second Minnesota, and Fourth Kentucky", "REPORTED RESIGNATON OF BUCKNER", and more. Additional headings include: "IMPORTANT FROM FORTRESS MONROE", "Rebel Reports Regarding Burnside's Expedition", "IM... See More
December 08, 1938
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 8, 1938
* Anna Marie Hahn execution (electric chair)
* German-American Woman serial killer (poison)
The top of page 6 has a two column heading: "'Don't Do This to Me,' Cried Mrs. Hahn in Ohio Death Chair" with subhead. (see)
Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally ni... See More
December 02, 1942
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., December 2, 1942
* Ohio State Buckeyes
* National champions (1st report)
* NCAA college football
The sport's section (page 23) has a three column heading: "Ohio State Given Top Rating" with subhead and top 10 rankings. (see) First report coverage on the Ohio State Buckeyes officially being named national champions of college football by the assoc... See More
December 18, 1839
THE ATLAS, Boston, December 18, 1839
* William Henry Harrison for president
The masthead includes a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle.
Page 2 has graphic embellishment which heads: "For President, WM. HENRY HARRISON, of Ohio - For Vice President, JOHN TYLER, of Virginia.
Four pages, very nice, clean condition.
April 14, 1877
CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, April 14, 1877
* Southern Hotel fire disaster
* St. Louis, Missouri
The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "ST. LOUIS CALAMITY" "A Man Supposing His Wife Killed Shoots Himself" "Eleven Persons Known to Have Been Killed" and more.
Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More
March 25, 1913
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 25, 1913
* Great Dayton Flood - Miami River - Ohio
The front page has a nice banner headline: "DISASTROUS FLOODS SWEEPING TWO STATES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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.
Complet... See More
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
August 11, 1851
SANDUSKY WEEKLY REGISTER, Ohio, Aug. 11, 1851
* Erie County
* Uncommon title
This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with a few advertisements. Located in Northern Ohio, Sandusky is situated along the shores of Lake Erie.
Complete, measures 26 x 19 inches, several folds, generally nice.
September 24, 1931
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 24, 1931
* USS Akron (ZRS-4) very 1st test flight
* United States Navy rigid airship
The front page has a nice banner headline: "GIANT U.S. WAR DIRIGIBLE PROVES AIR QUEEN" with subheads and photo of the airship flying over Akron, Ohio. Nice for display. First report coverage on the very 1st test flight of the USS Akron, a helium-filled rigid airsh... See More
December 04, 1903
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 4, 1903
* Connellsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
* Baltimore and Ohio railroad train wreck disaster
The top of the front page has a three column headline: "FRIGHTFUL WRECK OF LIMITED TRAIN" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totall... See More
December 31, 1831
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Dec. 31, 1831 The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "A Brazilian Slave Ship". Then close to a full column is headed: "Baltimore and Ohio Railroad" which notes in part: "...an account of the opening of this road from the city of Baltimore to the town of Frederick, a distance of 60 miles..." with more.
This is nota... See More
July 19, 1882
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 19, 1882
* John L. Sullivan
* Heavyweight boxing
Page 3 has one column headings: "Sick Sullivan" "He Suffers More Than His English opponent" "Wilson Challenges the Boston Boy to Fight for the Belt" (see)
Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.
wikipedia notes: In 1882, Wilso... See More
May 09, 1989
LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 8 & 9, 1989
* Michael Jordan's "The Shot" w/ iconic photo
* Chicago Bulls folklore - NBA basketball
* A two issue set
The front page of the sport's section of the May 8th issue has a one column heading: "Jordan Takes Air Out of Cavaliers, and Bulls Advance" First report coverage continues inside this section. (see)
The top of page 7 ... See More
May 05, 1857
THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, May 5, 1857
* Uncommon publication
Page 2 has: "Affairs in Utah" taking one-third of a column, detailing the 6 (quite biased) reasons why one of the justices of the Utah Territory supreme court has resigned. A few include in part: "...Brigham Young, the governor...is the acknowledged head of the 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints'... See More
December 17, 1936
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 17, 1936
* Larry Kelley wins Heisman Trophy
* Yale University college football
* Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio
The top of page 25 has one column headings : "KELLEY RECEIVES HEISMAN TROPHY; DISCUSES GAME" "Yale End Calls Football Big Business" with smaller subheads. (see) First report coverage on Larry Kelley winning the Heisman Trophy ... See More
September 24, 1881
THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, September 24, 1881
* President James S. Garfield death
* Best publication to be had
See the photos for one of the more graphic presentations of a presidential funeral. Perhaps not surprisingly because Garfield was from Cuyahoga County, the county of Cleveland, making this essentially his "hometown" newspaper.
The first column has some nice  ... See More
September 21, 1881
THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 21, 1881
* President James S. Garfield death
* Best title to be had ?
The top of the front page features a nice portrait headed: "James A. Garfield" who was assassinated some weeks prior and died on Sept. 19. First column heads relate to his death and the news from across the country, the stack taking nearly three-quarters of the first colum... See More
September 24, 1881
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 24, 1881 A very graphic issue on the funeral of President James Garfield, who was born & raised in a Cleveland suburb and is buried in Cleveland.
The top of the front page has two large illustrations showing: "The Pavilion And Catafalque" and: "The Funeral Car". Front page column heads report on the details of the funeral ceremonies.... See More
July 21, 1969
WAPAKONETA DAILY NEWS, Ohio, July 21, 1969
* Best issue to have on this historic event ?
* Neil Armstrong's hometown newspaper
A great issue on this significant event as this newspaper is from Neil Armstrong's hometown. Typically issues of this date carried a headline "Man Walks On Moon" but this hometown newspaper personalized the report honoring their local hero with: &q... See More
January 27, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1862
* Southern Pennsylvania, Northern Maryland map
The front page features a rather large Civil War map headed: "Operations On The Baltimore And Ohio Railroad" showing much of Maryland, parts of Virginia and the southern portion of Pennsylvania including Gettysburg & Harrisburg.
Plus there are front page column heads including: "The Battle... See More
October 21, 1863
THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 21, 1863
* Ulysses S. Grant promoted
* Major General in Civil War
Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Rosecrans Relieved of Command" "Gen. Grant Given Command of the Armies of the Cumberland, Ohio & Kentucky" "Gen. Thomas to Command at Chattanooga" "Battle of Colliersville & Pursuit of Chalmers&q... See More
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
December 17, 1945
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., December 17, 1945
* Cleveland Rams win NFL football championship
* (St. Louis) vs. Washington Redskins
The sport's section (page 8) has a two column heading: "Rams Win Before 32,178 Fans, 15-14, As Baugh's Pass Hits Post For Safety" (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, general... See More
June 19, 1919
THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, June 19, 1919 This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "THREE MORE STATES RATIFY SUFFRAGE AMENDMENT", followed by a paragraph description of the events for each state: Ohio, Kansas and New York.
Additionally, the front page has a one column heading: "THE ANTI-SUFFS WILL FIGHT TO THE FINISH", describin... See More
February 12, 1811
CONSTITUTIONALIST, Exeter, New Hampshire, Feb. 12, 1811 Perhaps the most interesting feature of this issue is the masthead as each letter in the title is encircled in an interlocking ring & labeled with one of the then 17 states in the Union, the last being Ohio.
Four pages, good condition.
September 10, 1898
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 10, 1898
* 1st ever automobile advertisement (historic)
* Horseless carriage
A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the very first appearance, which was in the ... See More
Item #673202THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1772 Among the articles are: "A Proposal for Abolishing Tythes...and furnishing every Parish throughout the Kingdom with an able Minister" "On the Present Appearance of the Planet Jupiter", an interesting & lengthy article: "J. P.'s Plans for a Settlement on the Mississippi Objected to" is very descriptive an... See More
November 28, 1854
THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, Nov. 28, 1854
* Uncommon publication
Page 2 has an article headed: "The Mormons" See images for text here. An uncommon from pre-Civil War Ohio. Contains other news of the day with many advertisements.
Complete with 4 pages, some period stray writing above the masthead, nice condition.
December 10, 2004
LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 10, 2004
* Dimebag Darrell killed (1st report)
* Heavy metal guitarist - Pantera
Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Heavy-Metal Fans Shaken by Killings in Ohio Club" The article carries over to page 22 with banner headline and 2 related photos. (see) Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment ind... See More
November 17, 1792
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 17, 1792 On the front page under "Indian Depredations" is a full column report about the depredations "South of the Ohio".
Page 2 has a report stating that work was started on the canal between the Susquehanna and Schuylkill rivers "...on the crown level of the middle ground, between the Tulpehocken and Quintapahilla: And that the ca... See More
October 14, 1865
THE DAILY CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Oct. 14, 1865 The top of a front page column has a stack of heads: "The Virginia Congressmen" "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "News From California" "Davis Intercession" "Letters From Mrs. Davis" and more.
Four pages, large folio size, good condition. The folder note is for the issue folded in half.
May 16, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1929
* Cleveland Clinic Fire
* X-ray room disaster
The top of the front page has a five column headline: "POISON GAS KILLS 100 IN CLEVELAND CLINIC; EXPLOSIONS SPREAD FUMES, FIRE FOLLOWING; PATIENTS, NURSES, DOCTORS DIE IN FLIGHT" with subheads, list of the dead & injured and photo. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 2 with 2 more ... See More
October 23, 1863
THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 23, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Division of the Mississippi" "Departments of the Cumberland, Tennessee, Ohio, and Vicksburg Included in Gen. Grant's Command" "Gens. Hooker & Sherman to Command their Respective Corps" "Escape of General Lee Across the Rapidan" "The Grant Battle Avo... See More
January 23, 1973
AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, Ohio, Jan. 23, 1973 This is the front leaf only. The front page has the Supreme Court's landmark decision on Roe v. Wade. While some of the coverage was continued onto inside pages which are not present, finding issues with the Roe v. Wade decision are quite rare.
The 3 column, 3-line heading states: "Ruling Signals Change In Ohio author writer of the decision.
Thi... See More
January 23, 1973
AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, Ohio, Jan. 23, 1973
* Abortion made legal
* Roe v. Wade decision
* U.S. Supreme Court
*** Front leaf only ***
This is the front leaf only. The front page has the Supreme Court's landmark decision on Roe v. Wade. While some of the coverage was continued onto inside pages which are not present, finding issues with the Roe v. Wade decision are quite rare.
The 3 col... See More
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