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688934

NYC's catastrophic 23rd Street fire...

Thanksgiving Proclamation by President Johnson...

Item #688934

October 19, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 19, 1966 



* LBJ's eloquent Thanksgiving Proclamation



Page 39 has the complete text of an absolutely wonderful Thanksgiving Proclamation given by President Lyndon B. Johnson (see images for text). The front page tells of the death of Elizabeth Arden and of the tragic 23rd Street Fire, which claimed the lives of 12 firemen. Until September 11, 2001, it was ... See More  

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$98.00
687435

Criticizing the Jay Treaty... Thanksgiving to the Most High...

Item #687435

November 18, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 18, 1795  The front page has a lengthy: "Address to the President Of the United States" with criticisms about the controversial Jay Treaty with England. It carries over to page 2 as well.

Page 3 has a brief note: "Peace is at length concluded between the United States and the Regency of Algiers...". Another pg. 3 its notes: "Tomorrow ... See More  

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$85.00
687194

Likely the most desired masthead from the 18th century...

Item #687194

October 23, 1770

THE MASSACHUSETTS SPY, Or Thomas's Boston Journal, October 27, 1774  It would be difficult to properly place both the scarcity and desirability of this newspaper in the confect of American history. This issue has the famous "Join Or Die" engraving stretching across the masthead.

In the same way that the famous "Dewey Defeats Truman" issue of the Chicago Tribune is com... See More  

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685632

Mickey Mouse's debut at the Thanksgiving Day Parade...

Item #685632

November 27, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 27, 1936



* Early Helium filled balloons w/ photo

* Father Diedrich Knickerbocker mishap

* Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - balloons




The top of 3 has a one column heading: "GIANT LOSES HEAD HOLIDAY PARADE" with subheads and related photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condit... See More  

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$57.00
684444

The North Alaskan Coast Whaling disaster of 1871...

Item #684444

December 02, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 2, 1871



* Whaling disaster of 1871 (1st report)

* Bowhead whales hunting

* Arctic ice jam prints




Full front page political cartoon: 'The Tammany Tiger Strung Up' by the Justice figure. Inside has a fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'to Whom It May Concern'. Nice double page centerfold (sewn-in): 'Destruction of the Whaling Fleet in the... See More  

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682579

Woodrow Wilson's 1918 Thanksgiving proclamation...

Item #682579

November 21, 1918

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 21, 1918



* President Woodrow Wilson

* Thanksgiving proclamation

* World War I Peace - WWI




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "President Bids Nation Return Thanks For Peace" with subheads and complete text of the proclamation which is signed in type: Woodrow Wilson.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a... See More  

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682411

Day of thanksgiving in Boston... an abacus... music writing machine....

Item #682411
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1748  Interesting articles: "Invention of Writing Music by Playing It" with two small illustrations; "Articles For a General Peace"  "Introduction to Heraldry" "A Religious Tax Proposed" "Proclamation Against Commerce with France".

There is also content regarding the war in America & p... See More  

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682243

Richmond falls... End of the Civil War is near... President Lincoln confirms...

Item #682243

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1865



* Best Richmond falls

* Great for display




This is one of the more graphic issues of the Times from the entire Civil War, obviously celebrating the triumphant report of General U.S. Grant capturing the capital of the Confederacy. With this event the end of the Civil War was but days away.

The dominating feature of the front page is the great engraving of an eag... See More  

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682052

Much on General Joseph Warren...

Item #682052

October 09, 1826

THE NEW HAMPSHIRE JOURNAL, Concord, Oct. 9, 1826  Most of the front page is taken up with a biographical account of "Major-General Joseph Warren" including a report on his death at the Battle of Bunker Hill. Included is an engraving of his memorial.

Page 3 has: "A Proclamation" by the governor of New Hampshire for a "Day of Thanksgiving, Bravery and Praise". Pag... See More  

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681590

Thanksgiving Proclamation... Much on the Civil War...

Item #681590

October 03, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 3, 1861  The front page includes a Thanksgiving Proclamation by Edwin Morgan, Governor of New York.

Additionally, half of the first column is taken up with nice war-related heads including: "THE REBELLION" "Court Martial Ordered Upon Gen. Fremont" "Gen. Wool Ordered to Missouri & Gen. Mansfield to Fortress Monroe" "Interesting... See More  

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681507

Lincoln creates the first national Thanksgiving...

Item #681507

October 09, 1863

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Oct. 9, 1863 



* President Abraham - Abe Lincoln

* Thanksgiving Day proclamation (historic)

* Rare & famous anti-slavery title

* Slave auction illustration - Civil War era




A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jes... See More  

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$480.00
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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680752

Lincoln formalizes Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday...

Item #680752

October 05, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln proclamation

* America's national day of Thanksgiving begins




Although almost every President since George Washington has issued a proclamation for a "day of thanksgiving", typically celebrated in November but at other times of the year as well, it was Abraham Lincoln who formalized Thanksgiving Day to be... See More  

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$545.00
680732

John Adams invited to celebrate the anniversary of the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth...

Item #680732

March 30, 1803

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1803  The ftpg. has a letter from the people of Plymouth to John Adams inviting him to a celebration of: "...the first landing of our Fore Fathers at this place.", with his response, signed in type: John Adams.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archival strengthening at the spine, good condition.

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$35.00
680699

Guiteau: President Garfield's assassin on trial...

Item #680699

December 03, 1881

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 3, 1881



* President James Garfield assassination

* Charles J. Guiteau on trial




The full ftpg. shows: "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guiteau Being Escorted from the Courtroom..." and the doublepage centerfold shows; "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guards Unlocking the Handcuffs of the Prisoner..."; ... See More  

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$56.00
679318

Thanksgiving-themed Cream of Wheat ad from 1923...

Item #679318

November 01, 1923

NEEDLECRAFT MAGAZINE, Nov., 1923 (1st leaf only)  The reverse side of the cover has a great, displayable, Thanksgiving-themed cover advertising Cream of Wheat. Would look great framed. See image for details.

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679253

From Confederate New Orleans... Capital moves to Richmond...

Item #679253

May 28, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, May 28, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight... See More  

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678975

Great fire department illustration... F.S. Church print on Thanksgiving...

Item #678975

November 30, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 30, 1872  The full front page is a dramatic print: "Boston--Into the Jaws of Death", a dramatic scene showing fireman battling a large fire.

Inside has 3 full pages of scenes of the Boston fire, plus a great doublepage centerfold showing: 'Bird's-eye View of Boston Showing the Burned District', being a great overview of the city. Also... See More  

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677797

Dealing with the British living in America...

Item #677797

July 20, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 20, 1812  Two columns of the front page are taken up with: "A Proclamation" for a day of Thanksgiving in support of the war, signed: James Madison. As well as four Acts of Congress each signed by Madison, one: "For the More Perfect Organization of the Army of the United States".

Also within: "Federal Recommendation of the War"... See More  

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677560

Thanksgiving in 1939... Great for display...

Item #677560

November 23, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, November 23, 1939 



* Thanksgiving focus piece written by Chester H. Rowell



On pg. 28 is a full page Thanksgiving piece written by Chester H Rowell, and early leader of the Progressive Movement in California. The piece is titled: "GIVE THANKS THIS DAY !" and is framed by autumnal artwork.

Complete in 30 pages, light toning, small address label on the f... See More  

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675160

The Civil War in Virginia...

Item #675160

November 28, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 28, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Army Operations In Virginia" "Fredericksburgh Not Occupied by the Rebels in Force" "Visit of the President to Gen. Burnside" "From Harper's Ferry - A Successful Raid into Secessia" "THANKSGIVING" "The Day - Its Observance--Its Duties--Its Pleasures...&q... See More  

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675147

Jefferson Davis... Thanksgiving proclamation...

Item #675147

January 26, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 26, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis Thanksgiving proclamation

* Rare Confederate publication



Not only a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page includes: "The War News" with various reports from the different fields of battle, subheads including: "Deserters from the Yankee Army" "The B... See More  

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674945

Two 1798 Thanksgiving sermons...

Item #674945

December 26, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 26, 1798  Over a column on the front page is taken up with: "Extracts From a Thanksgiving Sermon, Delivered in the Vicinity of Boston" which is under the heading: "Clerical Patriotism", followed by: "Extracts from the Rev. Dr. Eckley's Discourse on Thanksgiving Day", which carries over to page 2.  The balance of the issue... See More  

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673712

Signed National Day of Thanksgiving by Roosevelt...

Item #673712

November 24, 1938

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, Nov. 21, 1938  Front page coverage has a two column heading: "Roosevelt Proclaims Day of Thanksgiving", and is signed "FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT". Quite displayable.

Other news of the day is found throughout.

This issue is complete in eight pages and is in nice condition.... See More  

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673310

National Thanksgiving Day... Tillie Smith Monument from Hackettstown, NJ...

Item #673310

November 24, 1887

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Nov. 24, 1887  The front page has an account of the Tillie Smith Monument in Hackettstown, NJ Included is print of Tillie and of the monument that was going to be dedicated on Thanksgiving Day.

Page 7 has many short articles covering Thanksgiving for anyone including: "NATIONAL THANKSGIVING DAY" ,"A CITY THANKSGIVING", &qu... See More  

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671536

The desired F. S. Church centerfold featuring his bears...

Item #671536

November 27, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 27, 1886 



* Artist Frederick Stuart Church

* Thanksgiving bears illustration




Nice full ftpg. illus. of: "Chester Alan Arthur" with text inside. Doublepg. centerfold: "The Return of the Native". A half page print shows two views of: "The New Statue of Washington for Philadelphia". A near full page print by Thomas Nast: &q... See More  

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667757

A very early baseball board game...

Item #667757

December 08, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 8, 1866  The full front page has 3 prints of: "Laying the Corner Stone of the New Masonic Temple at Baltimore, Maryland.

Inside has a fascinating halfpg. print of: "The New & Beautiful Parlor Divertisement of Base-Ball." showing a family playing a board game themed on baseball. There is also a related article: "The Parlor... See More  

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667115

Early electricity experiments... Great map of Italy...

Item #667115
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1747 



* Foldout map of Italy

* Foldout plate of Westminster Hall

* Song celebrates battle of Culloden victory

* Early electricity experiments




One of the better articles in this issue is: "Considerations on the State of the Spanish Affairs in their American Dominions" which takes over 2 pages.

Over a full pg. is taken up with: &q... See More  

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666384

Fall of Fort Donelson... Proclamation by Jefferson Davis...

Item #666384

February 27, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1862 



* Fall of Fort Donelson, Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* From the capital of the Confederacy




A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America.

The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements and notices. The inside pages are rich in war-related reports including: "The Fall of Fort Don... See More  

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664350

The naval hero Horatio Nelson...

Item #664350

October 23, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 23, 1799 



* 18th century American publication



Page 3 has two letters signed in type by: Nelson, being the celebrated Horatio Nelson concerning naval actions in Europe.

Page 3 has: "A Proclamation" signed by the governor of Mass., Moses Gill, "For a Day of Public Thanksgiving". Other news of the day.

Four pag... See More  

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662254

Superman debuts in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade...

Item #662254

November 22, 1940

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 22, 1940 



* Superman debuts in New York City

* Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

* Great item for Superman collectors




The top of page 18 has one column heads reading: "SUPERMAN STRUTS IN MACY PARADE", "His 23-Foot Chest and 8-Foot Smirk Delight the Throngs Lining Sidewalks" and more with a nice four column photo of the famous balloon floating ... See More  

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658557

On the Battle of Guilford Court House...

Item #658557

April 24, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 24, 1781 



* Battle of Guilford Courthouse

* Greensboro, North Carolina

* General Charles Cornwallis loss




Page 2 has some nice war content. The 2nd column begins with: "By accounts from General Greene's army as late as the 24th ultimo, we learn that Lord Cornwallis is retreating towards Cross Creek and that ou... See More  

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656891

Colorful Thanksgiving cover...

The pride of Charles Dickens or Edgar Allan Poe?...

Item #656891

November 07, 1907

LIFE magazine, New York, Nov. 7, 1907  The outer cover is in full color & is captioned: "Thanksgiving Number" with a Thanksgiving theme. Very displayable as such. Shows the "spirit" of a turkey rising above the dinner table - creating a scene which would make both Charles Dickens and Edgar Allan Poe proud.

The complete issue, 8 3/4 by 10 3/4 inches, very nice conditio... See More  

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$38.00
647953

Macy's Day Parade...

Joe Dimaggio's 3rd MVP award...

Item #647953

November 28, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 28, 1947 



* Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP award 

* New York Yankees - Yankee Clipper




This 46 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 36: "Joe DiMaggio Named Most Valuable American League Player for Third Time" with subheads that include: "YANKEE STAR LEADS WILLIAM BY POINT", "DiMaggio Selected for Player Award With Score ... See More  

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646347

New Orleans... Texas cowboys... New Mexico...

Item #646347

December 01, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 1, 1883  Full ftpg. shows: "The Evacuation Day Centennial---Grand Marine Procession Passing Up the East River" showing the Brooklyn Bridge. Prints inside include: "Texas--Types of the Cowboys of the Plains" "Louisiana--Sketches in & About New Orleans"; great doublpg. centerfold shows view of the grand parade cele... See More  

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605993

1st American Cardinal invested...

Item #605993

April 28, 1875

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 28, 1875



* John McCloskey - 1st American Cardinal

* St. Patrick's Cathedral red biretta celebration




The front page has one column headings: "AMERICA'S CARDINAL" "Conferring The Beretta (sic)" "A Crowd at St. Patrick's Cathedral" "Cardinal McCloskey's Thanksgiving". The text ... See More  

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603661

Religious thoughts as the Civil War approaches... Thoughts of secession...

Item #603661

November 30, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1860  A focus on the back page is the secession of states from the Union and religious unity under the heading of: "Thanksgiving Day". The article has a number of reports in New York City (see for portions).

A nice issue reflecting the importance of Christian values in dealing with compelling issues of the day. Eight pages, some margin tears & minor ch... See More  

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598938

Last hours of Lee's army...

Item #598938

November 08, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 8, 1865 



* re. Robert E. Lee's surrender



Reports from the aftermath of the Civil War including: "Admission Of Southern Representatives""Message of the Governor of South Carolina" "Governor's Proclamation - Thanksgiving for Victory, Peace, and Our Country Saved" is from Ohio; "The Future of the Negro" "... See More  

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598900

Religious thoughts as the Civil War approaches... Thoughts of secession...

Item #598900

November 30, 1860

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 30, 1860 



* Pre Civil War tensions

* Religious sermons




The focus of this issue is on the secession of states from the Union, and religious unity under the heading of "Thanksgiving Day". The latter topic has a variety of sermons in New York City including: "Christ's Mission" by the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher; "Christian Patriotism--Sermon... See More  

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$39.00
592459

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #592459

November 28, 1894

PUCK, New York, Nov. 28, 1894 



* Color political prints



Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are very desired for their displayability. This issue has as its politi... See More  

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$26.00
570404

Thanksgiving Day... Turkey shooting...

Item #570404

November 19, 1859

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, November 19, 1859 (print only)



This is a single-page print illustration entitled "Sports in America. -- Shooting Turkeys for Thanksgiving-Day". This is done in a duo-tone format.



This measures approximately 15.5 x 11 and has scattered lite staining. See photos.

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570403

Thanksgiving Day... Turkey shooting...

Item #570403

November 19, 1859

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, November 19, 1859 (print only)



This is a single-page print illustration entitled "Sports in America. -- Shooting Turkeys for Thanksgiving-Day". This is done in a duo-tone format.



This measures approximately 15.5 x 11 and has scattered lite staining. See photos.

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566616

1947 Macy's Day Parade...

Joe Dimaggio's 3rd MVP award....

Item #566616

November 28, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, November 28, 1947



* Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP award

* New York Yankees - Yankee Clipper

* Macy's Day Parade coverage




This 46 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 36: "Joe DiMaggio Named Most Valuable American League Player for Third Time" with subheads that include: "YANKEE STAR LEADS WILLIAM BY POINT" "DiMaggio Selecte... See More  

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$65.00
562339

The Thanksgiving issue...

Item #562339

November 21, 1896

HARPER'S BAZAR - THANKSGIVING NUMBER, New York, November 21, 1896



* 19th century Thanksgiving

* Color cover




See the photo for the very nice outer wrapper , with color. Several pages within show the latest in women's fashions (see).



The complete issue, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition. 24 pages.

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$40.00
549784

Wilbur Clark death...

Item #549784

August 28, 1965

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, August 28, 1965 



* Wilbur Clark death 

* Desert Inn, Las Vegas, Nevada 




This 26 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 6-B: "Wilbur Clark, Hotel Man, Dies" with one column photo of Clark.



Other news of the day throughout. Little margin wear, otherwise in nice condition.



wikipedia notes: The original name was Wilbur Cla... See More  

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548501

William J. Simmons...

Item #548501

October 17, 1921

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, October 17, 1921 



* William J. Simmons

* Ku Klux Klan leader




This 16 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "KLAN WIZARD IS SCORED AS LIAR" and "Congressman Campbell, as Chairman of Probers, Denounces Georgian as Trifler with the Facts."



Other news of the day throughout. Some small binding holes along the spi... See More  

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$18.00
177678

Humpty Dumpty...

Item #177678

November 23, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1912  This issue has a color cover.  The front page is a photo of: "Britain's New Ambassador."

In this issue there is an illustration called "Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall. Humpty Dumpty had a bad fall. All the ex-bosses And Bully Moose men, Can never put Humpty up again." by Kemble. There is a photo spread called "... See More  

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$36.00
177586

Mark Twain....

Item #177586

December 17, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  December 17, 1910



There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is an illustration of "A Seasonable Suggestion" by Kemble.



This issue has photos of "The Master of Twelve Million Miles of Wire" and "Homage to Mark Twain's Memory." There is also an article of "Mark Twain, In Memoriam.&quo... See More  

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177582

Woodrow Wilson.....

Item #177582

November 19, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY,  New York, November 19, 1910



There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is a photo of "Woodrow Wilson--The Next Governor of New Jersey."



This issue has an illustration of "The Boss Among the Bossies" by Kemble. There are photos of "Governor-Elect Woodrow Wilson and His Family" and "The Governors- E... See More  

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177544

James Montgomery Flagg print...

Two Thanksgiving-themed prints...

Item #177544

November 27, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 27, 1909 (no color cover)



This issue has a photo of "A Militant Man of Letters" and a poem with illustrations called "Thanksgiving" by Francis Medhurst and illustrations by J. A. Williams. There are photo spreads of "Chicago's Outdoor Art Exhibit" and "The Play and the Players." There is a photo of "Mm

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$55.00
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