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Lincoln is elected!

Item #688266

November 10, 1860

CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, Nov. 10, 1860  Page 3 has a wonderful & lengthy account of the election returns coming into Springfield, Illinois, where Lincoln was, with reporting on the high level of excitement as the news was received. There are several charts showing election results at various locations.

Page 2 has a report: "New For the Union" which begins with the histor... See More  

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Great headline on Eisenhower's victory...

Item #686682

November 07, 1956

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER--Election Extra, Nov. 7, 1956 

* General Dwight D. Eisenhower

* Elected president of the United States

The dramatic headline announces: "IKE LANDSLIDE ! " with two related front page photos.

The complete issue with all 4 sections, nice condition.... See More  

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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FDR is re-elected President...

Item #677686

November 04, 1936


* President Franklin D. Roosevelt re-elected (1st report)

The front page features a nice banner headline that reads: "ROOSEVELT VICTORY GREATEST IN HISTORY..." with subheads and voting tallies. Large photo of Roosevelt on page 3. First report coverage on the re-election of FDR for a second term prior to World War II.

Complete with a... See More  

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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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Details on the Presidential election of 1796...

Item #677066

February 22, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 22, 1797  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 Representatives on Wednesday next, at 12 o'clock, that two persons shall be appoint... See More  

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George Washington is elected President of the United States...

Item #677063

February 20, 1793

NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Feb. 20, 1793

* President George Washington

* Historic 2nd election victory

Nearly three-quarters of the front page is taken up with an address: "To ALEXANDER HAMILTON, Secretary of the Treasury of he United States". This is followed, on page 2, with a second analysis of America's financial situation.

But by far the most significant ite
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Herbert Hoover wins in a landslide...

Item #675771

November 07, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 7, 1928 

* Herbert Hoover elected President

* Franklin D. Roosevelt wins Governorship

The front page has a terrific banner headline in bold lettering: "HOOVER SWEEPS U. S." with subheads and chart. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on the following pages. Some related photos as well. Always nice to have notable events in history repor... See More  

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Washington's historic Farewell orders to the military..

Item #674664

December 27, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 27, 1783 

* General George Washington

* Farewell address to Continental Army

Certainly the most notable content is a full text printing of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States", a very historic & notable document datelined: "Rocky Hill, near Princetown, Nov. 2, 1783."

It reads in part:... See More  

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Ulysses S. Grant is re-elected..

Item #674582

November 06, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 6, 1872 

* Ulysses S. Great elected president

Page 3 has nice one column headings that include: "THE BATTLE WON" "ANOTHER APPOMATTOX!" "Disastrous Rout of the Liberals" "GRANT RE-ELECTED" and more with elections numbers.

Twelve pages, large piece torn away at the upper right corner of the 1st leaf (pages 1 &
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India becomes a Republic...

Item #674573

January 24, 1950

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., January 24, 1950

* India becomes a republic

* Independence from Britain

The front page has a one column heading: "First President Being Elected By India Today" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on India becoming a independent republic from Britain with Jawaharlal Nehru becoming the first prime minister.

Complete with 16 pages, light toning and m... See More  

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Bush Wins... Then Wins Again!!!

A great pair of issues...

Item #674311

November 08, 2000

THE LEDGER, Lakeland, Florida (two issues).

* George W. Bush election & recount win

Given the attention of the current presidential election, here is a terrific--and perhaps the very best--pair of issues on the election controversy of George W. Bush's second term.

From the state of Florida, which was the focus of the turmoil of this election, the two issues have headlines which rela... See More  

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President McKinley is re-elected...

Item #673609

November 07, 1900

GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 7, 1900  The top of page 4 has column heads: "A Republican Landslide" "McKinley Re-elected President by a Greater Majority Than He Received in 1896--Carries 22 States Certain--Bryan Carries 15, Leaving 8 in Doubt--The Next Congress Republican" with the text taking about half a column.

Eight pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, ... See More  

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Lyndon Johnson elected President...

Item #673407

November 04, 1964

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, Nov. 4, 1964 

* Lyndon B. Johnson presidential election

The banner headline proclaims: "JOHNSON LANDSLIDE" with subheads and photos. Nice for display.

The complete first section only with 16 pages, light toning, minor wear and tiny white paint splatter along the central fold, generally good.... See More  

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John F. Kennedy is elected President...

Item #672542

November 09, 1960

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, November 9, 1960 

* John F. Kennedy JFK elected president

The front page has a nice banner headline: "SEN. KENNEDY WINS" with photos of both John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. A displayable issue of an event seldom saved at the time prior to his assassination.

Incomplete issue containing 8 pages (1-4, 9-12), in good condition. Would be great... See More  

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William H. Harrison is elected President...

Item #671429

November 14, 1840

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 14, 1840 

* William Henry Harrison

* 1840 election victory

Page 2 has a report headed: "Presidential Election" which begins: "Sufficient returns are received to place the result beyond all question. It is now certain that William Henry Harrison will be elected president, and John Tyler, vice president of the United States...... See More  

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Electoral votes counted: Monroe the winner...

Item #671038

February 19, 1817

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston,  Feb. 19, 1817 

* President James Monroe

* Presidential election win

A page 2 report datelined "Washington, Feb. 13, 1817" reports: "According to the provisions of the Constitution, the votes given by the Electors...were yesterday counted...in the presence of the Senators and Representatives in Congress, and it was officially proclaimed b... See More  

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Adolph Hitler loses 1932 election...

Item #669726

April 11, 1932


* Adolph Hitler vs. Paul Von Hindenburg 

* Last major setback before rise to power (Hitler) 

* Germany presidential election

The front page has a six column headiong: "Hindenburg Defeats Hitler for Presidency" with subheads. A few related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on the German election of Presid... See More  

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Wilson wins the presidential election...

Item #669504

November 10, 1916


* Woodrow Wilson election

* Charles Evans Hughes

The banner headline proclaims: "WILSON RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT ON FACE OF RETURNS" with various subheads including: "Result Hinges On Final Count In Four States".

This same newspaper, two days prior, proclaimed Hughes winning the election.

Complete in 16 pages, partially loose at... See More  

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Andy Jackson is elected President, in a Washington, D.C., newspaper...

Item #668142

February 14, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 1833 

* President Andrew Jackson election

Page 3 has a notable report on the results of the: "Presidential Election" noting in part: "The hour of one having arrived,  the Senate  attended...the President of the senate...proceed to open the votes of the electors in the several states for President and Vice Presid... See More  

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Jefferson response to a church in Baltimore...

Item #667555

March 28, 1801

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 28, 1801  Page 2 has an: "Address to Mr. Adams" on the end of his Presidency, with: "The Answer" signed by him: John Adams.

Page 2 also has a response of the President to the New Jerusalem Church in Baltimore on congratulations for being elected President, signed: Thomas Jefferson.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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Jefferson's response upon being notified of being elected President...

Item #667545

March 11, 1801

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 11, 1801  Page 3 has, under: "President Elect" a report: "The Committee instructed on the 18th instant to wait the President Elect and notify him of his election, REPORT--that they have, according to order performed that service, and addressed the President elect in the following words, to wit: 'The committee beg le... See More  

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Jefferson is honored by National Institute of France...

Item #667347

April 03, 1803

NEW YORK HERALD, April 2, 1803 

* Thomas Jefferson

* Institut de France

Page 3 has an address from President Thomas Jefferson to the National Institute of France in which he humbly accepts the honor of being elected as: "...a foreign associate for the class of moral & political sciences...". It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, small piece from the blank spin... See More  

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Nixon is elected president of the United States...

Item #665746

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 WON" with subhead and related photo. (see) 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, minor wear along t... See More  

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Grant is elected President...

Item #665658

November 04, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 4, 1868 

* General Ulysses S. Grant presidential election

All of page 3 is taken up with the election results, with one column headlines including "ULYSSES S. GRANT ELECTED PRESIDENT" "All the Original Free States Except New York Declare for Him" "The Election Uncommonly Quiet" and more.

Twelve pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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John Adams is elected President...

Item #665533

February 09, 1797

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 9, 1797  Page 3 has a very notable list headed: "The following is a statement of all the votes as declared by the Tellers:" and what follows are the total electoral votes for President, the highest number won by Adams with 71, Jefferson with 68, and Pinckney with 59. Votes were cast for a total of 13 candidates.

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The National Rifle Association is formally created...

Item #664689

November 25, 1871

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 25, 1871 

* Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association

The bottom of pg. 3 has a brief & inconspicuous report which is very significant to the founding of the NRA, the National Rifle Association. As the internet notes, the NRA was founded in 1871 by Capt. Wingate and Col. Church, both mentioned in this report. Papers for incorporation were sent the week... See More  

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Confederate newspaper from near the end of the war...

Item #664611

November 14, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 14, 1864 

* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end

Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from not long before surrendering.

The front page has: "Tribute to the Me... See More  

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Nixon wins in a landslide...

Item #661508

November 08, 1972

DAILY NEWS, New York, Nov. 8, 1972 

* Richard Nixon elected president

* Famous tabloid publication

The front page is dominated by: "IT'S A NIXON LANDSLIDE" with a bit more, plus a photo of "A Happy President & Pat land at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. last night to follow election results at the White House."

How his fortunes would change in less than 2 years... See More  

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Death of Charles De Gaulle, in a Paris newspaper...

Item #659665

November 11, 1970

FRANCE-SOIR, Paris, France, Nov. 11, 1970 

* Charles de Gaulle death (1st report)

* Best title to be had ?

The front page is black-bordered and features a large & bold banner headline: "LA MORTE DE DE GAULLE" [The Death of De Gaulle]. Charles DeGaulle was a French general and statesman. He was the leader of Free France (1940–44) and the head of the provisional gov... See More  

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Washington & Samuel Fraunces run a tight household... Hancock re-elected...

Item #658437

May 13, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 13, 1789  The front page has: "Proceedings of the Legislature of the Union" from the earliest days of the new federal government, dates from May 4-6, which includes some discussion concerning the Constitution.

A pg. 2 item from New York, dated May 6 (just 6 days after Washington's inauguration) is headed: "The President'
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Very rare Revolutionary War title, with a wealth of fine content...

Item #658253

October 21, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, October 21, 1779

* Very rare American Revolutionary War publication

A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 32.

Page 2 has: "By the King. A Proclamation" which begins: "Whereas we have received ... See More  

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George Washington is elected President...

Item #655249
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1789 

* George Washington elected 1st president of U.S.

* Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic)

Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in... See More  

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Examining the American economy...

Item #655073

May 25, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 25, 1791  The entire ftpg. is taken up with: "...Lord Sheffield's Observations on the Commerce of the United States of America"

A page 2 report from Connecticut says that The Hon. Roger Sherman, Esq. is elected to represent this State in the Senate of the U.S. A page 3 report states that Vice President John Adams was elected President of the
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Abraham Lincoln's 1st speech upon being re-elected...

Item #652988

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864 

* President Lincoln gives 1st speech upon being re-elected

* Arming Negroes ?

* Jefferson Davis' speech to the Confederacy

Page four has the 1-column heading: "UNION REJOICES," with subhead: "Serenading the President and Cabinet - Speeches of Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Seward, and others." The article includes, in part, one of the most hu... See More  

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Samuel Tilden elected... False report...

Item #652060

November 08, 1876

THE DAILY BEE, Sacramento, Nov. 8, 1876  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 we write! ... You and I may not agree with them concerning their mode of doing things, b... See More  

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Praise for Colonel Davy Crockett...

Item #651854

September 07, 1833

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 7, 1833  An inside page has an article with small heading: "Col. Crockett" which begins: "A great deal has been said in the newspapers concerning col. Crockett, who has been again elected a member of congress from Tennessee. It was the misfortune of the colonel to have received no school education in his youth, and since to have ha... See More  

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Final nail in Apartheid...

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

Item #651335

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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Arthur Griffith elected... Irish leader...

Item #650115

January 11, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 11, 1922

* Arthur Griffith election win (1st report)

* President of Dail Eireann

* Irish Free State - Ireland

The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "GRIFFITH ELECTED IRISH PRESIDENT; DAIL ADJOURNS" "Government That Will Prepare the Way for Irish Free State Takes Over Offices" "De Valera Men Walk Out" "... See More  

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Martin Van Buren is elected President of the United States...

Item #649931

February 11, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 11, 1837  Near the back is a report from Congress which includes, in part, a report of the formal election of Martin Van Buren as President, evidenced by a chart of the electoral vote by state.

The text reads in part: "...the return of electoral votes from each state was opened, read & recorded...After the counting of the votes was complet... See More  

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Paul von Hindenburg elected president.....

Item #648368

April 27, 1925

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 27, 1925

* Paul von Hindenburg

* 1st election as president of Germany

* 1st report w/ photo

The top of the front page has a five column headline: "VON HINDENBURG IS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF GERMANY; BEATS MARX, REPUBLICAN LEADER, BY 887,000 VOTES; TWO KILLED AND MANY INJURED IN RIOTING AT POLLS" with several subheads and photo of Hindenburg (see) Lengthy 1st... See More  

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Emilio Portes Gill elected Mexican president...

Item #643866

September 26, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1928

* Emilio Portes Gill elected

* 41st President of Mexico

The front page has a one column heading: "PORTES GIL ELECTED MEXICAN PRESIDENT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning, minor  margin wear, generally nice.... See More  

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Hermann Göring elected President of Reichsatg...

Item #638150

August 31, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1932

* Nazi leader Hermann Göring

* Elected president of the Reichstag

The top of the front page has one column headings: "REICHSTAG IS CALM; WILL ASK HINDENBURG TO LET IT CONTINUE" "Nazi Is Elected Speaker--'Toleration' of the Present Cabinet Is Likely" "Red Assails The President" and more. (see) First report coverag... See More  

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