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700229

Ronald Reagan is re-elected President...

Item #700229

November 07, 1984

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 7, 1984 



* Incumbent Ronald Reagan landslide win

* 1984 United States presidential election




The front page has a banner headline that reads: "REAGAN THE APPARENT VICTOR; G.O.P. HEADS FOR GAINS IN HOUSE" with subheads and a few related photos. (see images)

Complete with 56 pages, address label within the masthead, light toning along the central f... See More  

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699531

Raymond Poincaré elected president of France...

Item #699531

January 17, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 17, 1913



* French statesman Raymond Poincare

* President of France election victory




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "RAYMOND POINCARE IS NAMED PRESIDENT OF FRANCE TODAY" with subheads and photo. (see images) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that ar... See More  

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698806

A great illustration showing Eskimos hunting for Polar-Bear...

Item #698806

October 11, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY October 11, 1890 (Supplement included)  The most desired illustration is the double-page print captioned: "Esquimaux Hunters Capturing A Polar-Bear", which is found in the Supplement.

Also included is the entire regular issue which features another great double-page print: ""A Tiger Hunt in India", as well as the full pg. illus. of "The ... See More  

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697596

Federal Republic of Germany is born... Killer Howard Unruh - 2nd day report...

Item #697596

September 08, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sep. 8, 1949



* Federal Republic of Germany is born

* Howard Unruh mass murders - day 2 update




Page one has the 2-line, 2 column heading: "Germans Open Parliament, Demand End to Dismantling", which includes a photo captioned: "Karl Arnild elected president of the Upper House." Additional coverage of this historic event is continued on page 7. ... See More  

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694929

Final nail in Apartheid...

South Africa holds 1st fully multi-cultural elections...

Item #694929

April 27, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 27, 1994



* The final nail in Apartheid

* South Africa holds 1st fully multi-cultural elections

* Truly historic moment - Nelson Mandela would be elected

* The funeral of (and a tribute to) Richard Nixon




The front page has: "S. Africans Cast Historic Votes," with subheading: "Hospitalized, retirees and disabled flock to polls in high spirits on first... See More  

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694593

Great column heads announcing Lincoln's election...

Item #694593

November 09, 1864

BOSTON MORNING JOURNAL, Nov. 9, 1864  



* Abraham Lincoln elected president (2nd term)

* 1st report plus Civil War reporting




Certainly the most notable content would be the back page column heads on the election of Lincoln as President.

The second column has perhaps the nicest stack of heads on the election we have seen in any newspaper. They include: "PRESIDENTIAL And State ELECT... See More  

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693471

Early reports on the Presidential election...

Item #693471

November 06, 1856

NEW YORK OBSERVER--Secular Department, Nov. 6, 1856  Page 2 begins with a report which takes most of the first column: "The Presidential Election" with various reports from cities and states. The text begins: "The election is over, and although at this moment the returns are not yet received from the whole country, it is conceded on all hands, in this city, that Fremont is not ... See More  

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693268

Early advertisement for the historic Cape May Congress Hall hotel...

Item #693268

July 08, 1851

THE DAILY UNION, City of Washington, D.C., July 8, 1851



* Congress Hall Hotel advertisement

* Pre Civil War Cape May, New Jersey




Among the advertisements on page 3 is one for the Congress Hall Hotel, headed: "Sea Bathing, Cape May, N.J." and beginning: "Congress Hall is now open for the reception of visitors..." with various detail.

Congress Hall is a very historic hote... See More  

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693034

IKE Wins.....

Item #693034

November 05, 1952

THE DENVER POST, November 5, 1952



* Dwight Eisenhower - Ike

* Elected President of U.S.




The front page has a nice banner headline in bold lettering above the masthead: "IKE WINS" with: "It's a G. O. P. Landslide" with subheads and color photo. (see)

Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs of the 1st section only (4 pages total), nice for display as such... See More  

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692531

Abraham Lincoln is elected President of the United States...

Item #692531

November 10, 1860

HARTFORD WEEKLY TIMES, Connecticut, Nov. 10, 1860  The top of page 2 has a column headed: "The Presidential Contest" "Election Of Lincoln and Hamlin" "The North for Lincoln - The South Mostly For Breckinridge" "Lincoln Comes In With A Congress Against Him!"

A wealth of reporting here with some interesting editorial comments. Other related articles incl... See More  

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691442

Nice headlines on Lincoln's first election...

Item #691442

November 08, 1860

THE LITCHFIELD ENQUIRER, Connecticut, Nov. 8, 1860



* Abraham Lincoln elected president

* America about to change




Page 2 begins with one of the nicest stack of column heads on Lincoln's first election we have seen. They included: "VICTORY ! VICTORY !! " "Great Republican Victory!" " 'Old Abe' the Next President!!" "Secession And Fusion Simmered... See More  

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691384

James Garfield is elected President...

Item #691384

November 03, 1880

CHRONICLE & NEWS, Allentown, Pennsylvania, Nov. 3, 1880



* General James A. Garfield

* Presidential election win (1st report)




 The front page haw a treat stack of first column headlines taking over three-quarters of the column, including: "OVERWHELMING!" "The Greatest Political Battle!" "The Grandest Republican Victory" "GARFIELD VINDICATED" &... See More  

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691351

Eisnehower's "Crusade of Freedom"... Man convicted of "leering"...

Item #691351

November 12, 1952

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1952



* Convicted of "Leering" from a distance

* Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina

* President Eisenhower's "Crusade of Freedom" speech




The front page has: "Negro in North Carolina Convicted Of Assault by 'Leer' at White Girl", which continues on page 21. It tells of sharecropper Mack Ingram's conviction of... See More  

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691198

Franklin D. Roosevelt 1st election...

Item #691198

November 09, 1932

LOS ANGELES TIMES--Second Election Extra, California, Nov.  9, 1932 



* Franklin D. Roosevelt 1st election

* FDR inherits a troubled economy




A nice two line banner headline announces: "ROOSEVELT ELECTED PRESIDENT; McADOO WINS SEAT IN SENATE" with subheads, photo of Roosevelt and related chart headed: "How The States Voted". More inside.

This was Roosevelt&... See More  

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691185

Kennedy-Nixon Presidential run ends... It's election day...

Item #691185

November 08, 1960

NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE, Nov. 8, 1960  



* The day JFK was elected president of the U.S.



This was the day of the Presidential election, with the front page headline noting; "Campaign Ends in TV Crescendo As Rivals Trade Blows All the Way" with many related subheads, including: "Nixon on TV 4 Hours In Campaign Climax" and much more.

Photos include Nixon plus Kennedy&#... See More  

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691050

Herbert Hoover wins the Presidency...

Item #691050

November 07, 1928

NEWPORT HERALD, Rhode Island, Nov. 7, 1928  



* Herbert Hoover elected President



Nice front page headlines announce: "HOOVER AND CURTIS WIN; LANDSLIDE IS INDICATED" with photos of both. Other election results as well.

Complete in 12 pages, irregular at the spine margin from disbanding, a little other margin wear, should be handled with care.... See More  

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690986

Nixon is elected President of the United States...

Item #690986

November 06, 1968

HERALD EXAMINER, Election Extra, Los Angeles, November 6, 1968



* Richard Nixon elected president of United States



The front page has a nice banner headline: "NIXON'S THE ONE" with subhead and related photo. Nice for display. Nice to have in a California publication, the state that Nixon over the top for the win.

Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, light toning and minor w... See More  

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689664

Samuel Tilden elected... False report...

Item #689664

November 08, 1876

THE DAILY BEE, Sacramento, Nov. 8, 1876 



* President Rutherford B. Hayes

* Presidential election false victory reporting




Page two of this issue contains the column headline "THE NEXT PRESIDENT" and reports "If he shall live until that time Samuel J. Tilden will become President of these United States on the 5th day of March as appears by the election returns at hand as w... See More  

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689608

George Washington is elected President...

Item #689608

April 15, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, April 15, 1789 



* George Washington presidential election win

* First report from the nation's capital at the time




Not only is this an historically significant issue--reporting the official election results of George Washington being elected President of the United States--but it is also the volume one, number one issue of this very f
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689182

Abraham Lincoln's 1st speech upon being re-elected...

Item #689182

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln address

* "In Response to a Serenade"

* Jefferson Davis & arming of slaves ?




Page five has column heads: "UNION REJOICES" "Serenading the President and Cabinet - Speeches of Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Seward, and Others."

The article includes one of the most humble calls for unity given by Lincoln: "The P... See More  

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688276

Sam Houston is President of Texas...

Item #688276

November 04, 1841

KENDALL'S EXPOSITOR, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1841



* Sam Houston elected president

* Republic of Texas




 The top of an inside page has a very brief yet notable report: "Texas--Gen. Houston has been again elected President."

This is followed by another item: "It is said the Santa Fe expedition has returned after some skirmishing with the Indians who had appeared in ... See More  

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688187

Resolution limiting the term of the President...

Item #688187

January 22, 1839

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D. C., Jan. 22, 1839 The top of page 3 has an interesting report from "Congress" noting: "...a joint resolution was introduced by Mr. Tallmadge for the amendment of the Constitution...provides that the President shall be elected for one term of four years and be ineligible thereafter..." with other restrictive ideas.

Four pages, nice conditi... See More  

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688054

Abraham Lincoln wins the Presidential election...

Item #688054

November 07, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, November 7, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln's 1st election victory



The entire front page is taken up with reports of the election, with first column heads including: "THE RESULT" "End Of The Great National Contest" "Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, Elected President" "And Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine, Vice President of the United States" &q... See More  

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687997

Great account on counting the votes for President...

Item #687997

February 24, 1821

BOSTON RECORDER, Feb. 24, 1821  



* James Monroe elected president



Page 3 has a nice account of the proceedings in "Congress - Election of President and Vice-President" datelined February 14. It details the procedure, snd the opening of the packets: "...containing the certificates and votes...handing them to the tellers who read...In this manner the vortex of the several s... See More  

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687962

Harrison wins the election: in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #687962

November 09, 1840

THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1840



* William Henry Harrison

* Presidential election victory




Perhaps there can be no better newspaper to report a Presidential election than one from the nation's capital.

Page 3 begins with: "The Election" "It becomes our duty to announce to the public that we have received returns of the elections in a sufficient number of the stat... See More  

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687250

Abraham Lincoln is elected president...

Item #687250

November 12, 1864

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Nov. 12, 1864



* Abraham Lincoln elected president (2nd term)

* 1st report plus Civil War reporting




 Page 3 has a nice illustration headed: "Prison At Andersonville, Georgia" with related text with one column heads: "Rebel Cruelties To Prisoners" "The Horrors of Andersonville, of Libby Prison, and of Relic Isle" "Plunde
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687020

Eisenhower wins the White House...

Item #687020

November 07, 1956

NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE, Nov. 7, 1956



* General Dwight D. Eisenhower

* Elected president of the United States




The banner headline accounts: "Eisenhower Landslide" along with: "Solid South Broken, Congress in Doubt; Wagner Concedes to Javits; Bush Wins". The Bush mention is Senator Prescott S. Bush of Connecticut, father of President George H.W. Bush, and grandfather of P... See More  

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687019

Bill Clinton elected president of the United States...

Item #687019

November 04, 1992

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 4, 1992  



* President Bill Clinton

* Wins presidential election (1st)




The three line banner headline announces: "CLINTON WINS DECISIVE MARGIN IN VOTER POLL ACROSS NATION AFTER 12 YEARS OF G.O.P. RULE" with subheads and related photos. 

The complete issue with all 3 sections, nice condition.... See More  

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686742

Constitutional Convention begins & Washington is elected its President...

Item #686742

June 01, 1787

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, June 6, 1787



* Constitutional Convention begins

* George Washington elected president




 An exceedingly historic issue as this newspaper reports the formal beginning of the Constitutional Convention.

Page 2 has a report from Philadelphia datelined May 26 with the historic report: "Yesterday, at the State House in this city, seven states were ful... See More  

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686732

Speech signed by John Hancock... Vermont joins the Union...

Item #686732

January 29, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 29, 1791 



* John Hancock signed speech

* Vermont statehood - joins union




Over half of page 2 and a bit of page 3 are taken up with the "Speech" of the governor of Massachusetts which is signed in type: JOHN HANCOCK.  It is rare to find newspapers with documents signed by Hancock.

Page 3 has a report noting: "This day the Hon. Aaron ... See More  

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686699

Constitutional Convention begins & Washington is elected its President: a day after report...

Item #686699

May 26, 1787

THE INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER; OR THE CHRONICLE OF FREEDOM, Philadelphia, May 26, 1787  



* Constitutional Convention begins

* George Washington elected president




An exceedingly historic issue as this newspaper reports the formal beginning of the Constitutional Convention--terrific to have in a newspaper from the city where these notable proceedings were held.

As such, this is likely the ... See More  

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686260

William Taft elected President...

Item #686260

November 04, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 4, 1908



* William Howard Taft

* 1908 Presidential Election




The front page has a banner headline: "TAFT MAJORITIES A SURPRISE TO MANY" with subheads and related illustration. (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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686162

Two documents signed by Alexander Hamilton...

Item #686162

November 28, 1791

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Nov. 28, 1791  Mot of the front page is taken up with the French Revolution with a lengthy letter signed: Louis.

Most of page 3 is taken up with reports from Congress, including a brief note to the House concerning expenses for the year signed by the Secretary of the Treasury: Alexander Hamilton. This is followed by another letter signed: Alexander Hamilton with a ch... See More  

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686040

On the Treasury Bill and compensations for various officers...

Item #686040

July 25, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, July 25, 1789  Half of the front page is taken up with an article headed: "Slave Trade" which is a report from a French society for the abolition of the trade. One bit notes: "...The abolition, therefore, of negro slavery was esteemed by the general United States & by the convention in which they were represented, not only a measure condu... See More  

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685119

Joseph Smith as a candidate for President...

Item #685119

May 18, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 18, 1844



* Mormons leader Joseph Smith

* Election campaign for president

* 1st presidential candidate to be killed




Page 2 has a report under: "Political--Presidential" which discusses the various candidates for the presidency. Included in the discussion is mention of Joseph Smith, leader of the Mormons.

It is not known by many to... See More  

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684969

Rare & lengthy account of Joseph Smith running for President...

Item #684969

June 08, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 8, 1844 



* Joseph Smith running for U.S. president

* Mormons - Mormonism - Latter-Day Saints




It is not known by many today that Joseph Smith, leader of the Latter-Day Saints, ran for president of the United States in 1844.

After several years of harassment and persecution in Missouri and Illinois, Smith wrote to five men expected to be can... See More  

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684790

James. K. Polk elected as President...

Item #684790

November 26, 1844

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., Nov. 26, 1844 



* James K. Polk

* Presidential election

* From our nation's capital




Page 3 begins with a detailed report/editorial headed: "The Presidential Election".

The text starts off: "It is now certain at the late election held for Electors of President &Vice-President of the United States....James K. Polk, of Tenne... See More  

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684715

McKinley is elected President in 1900...

Item #684715

November 07, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 7, 1900



* William McKinley & Theodore Roosevelt

* Presidential election




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "REPUBLICAN TRIUMPH STEADILY INCREASING" 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... See More  

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683569

First election of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #683569

November 09, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln is elected President

* From our nation's capital




Perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.

Page 2 has a report headed: "The Presidential Contest" which begins: "Abraham Lincoln is the next President of the United Stat... See More  

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681809

The election "Extra": Benjamin Harrison has won...

Item #681809

November 07, 1888

THE REPUBLICAN--EXTRA, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, Nov. 7, 1888 



* Presidential election



This is the election "extra" with front page column heads noting; "THE ELECTION" "The Result Not Yet a Matter of Certainty" "The Republicans Claim to Have Won a Victory!" "New York Claimed For Harrison by 15,000!" and more.

Pages 2 and 3 contains nice p... See More  

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681433

1865 State of the Union Address on reconstruction....

Item #681433

December 06, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 6, 1865



* President Andrew Johnson

* State of the Union Address

* Much mention of the loss of Abrham Lincoln




The top of the 1st column of the front page has a one column heading: "MESSAGE of the President Of The United States To The Two Houses Of Congress...." Text of the address takes up 5 columns, all on the front page and is signed in type: Andrew Joh... See More  

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680468

Last signer of the Declaration of Independence dies... Jackson re-elected...

Item #680468

November 17, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 17, 1832



* Andrew Jackson re-elected President

* Death of Charles Carroll : signer of the Declaration of Independence




The front page has a lengthy editorial which begins:

"The presidential election has so far proceeded as to render the result certain, that "Andrew Jackson of Tennessee" will be re-elected president, and 'Martin ... See More  

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680056

Andrew Jackson is elected President...

Item #680056

January 01, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 1, 1825 



* General Andrew Jackson elected president



The first article at the top of page 1 has a small head: "Presidential Election" with the report noting: "It being ascertained that Louisiana has given three votes to gen. Jackson & two to Mr. Adams, as president--(and an undivided vote for Mr. Calhoun as vice president), w... 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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679283

1904 Teddy Roosevelt elected President...

Item #679283

November 10, 1904

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 10, 1904



* Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

* Presidential election victory




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "ROOSEVELT'S PLURALITY MAY BE TWO MILLIONS" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Photo of Roosevelt on page 2. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard ... See More  

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679036

Politics, and those who aim to deceive...

Item #679036

November 11, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 11, 1795  The front page has much centering controversies with Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury. 

Page 2 has a letter  concerning politics noting in part: "...good men were elected who are friends to the federal government...danger from the evil designs of those who aim to deceive the people by their great but false professions of... See More  

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678607

Woodrow Wilson is elected President...

Item #678607

November 06, 1912

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 6, 1912.  The front page has 3 columns heads announcing: "A LANDSLIDE FOR WILSON AND MARSHALL" "Country Sees Grant Democratic Victory" "Gov. Wilson Splits New England Right In Half" and more.

Also features on the ftpg. is a portrait of: "Our Next President", Woodrow Wilson.

Eighteen pages, evenly ... See More  

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678516

Mark Twain gains his "first national headline"....

Item #678516

September 29, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1866 



* Early Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens

* Clipper "Hornet" disaster report

* First national headline for Twain




The most notable content would be the full page print: "Burning of the California Clipper 'Hornet', One Thousand Miles from Land" not so much for the print but for the accompanying article titled: "Bu... See More  

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677608

1912 Princeton University president elected...

Item #677608

January 18, 1912

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 18, 1912



* John Grier Hibben - minister - educator

* Elected president of Princeton University




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "ELECTION OF DR. HIBBEN EXPECTED TO END MUCH OF TROUBLE AT PRINCETON" with subhead and related pictorial. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" e... See More  

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677066

Details on the Presidential election of 1796...

Item #677066

February 22, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 22, 1797 



* John Adams presidential election

* Thomas Jefferson as vice president




Page 2 has a report from the "Proceedings of the Columbian Federal Congress" concerning the process for tallying votes for President & Vice President: "...that the two Houses shall assemble in the chamber of the House of Represen... See More  

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