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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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$88.00
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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$75.00
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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673032

Thanksgiving Proclamation by Woodrow Wilson..Spanish Flu...

Item #673032

November 18, 1918

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., November 18, 1918



* Thanksgiving Proclamation by Woodrow Wilson

* Death-count from the Spanish Flu continues to rise




The top of the front page has 2 column heading: "THANKSGIVING PROCLAMATION"  and an article titled: "TOLL OF THE EPIDEMIC - GREATER THAN IN WAR", dealing with the Spanish Flu. Nice to see the encouragement to b... See More  

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$68.00
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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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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662897

Nice New Year's prints... Plan for a "submarine railway" between England & France...

Item #662897

January 02, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1858  The front page features a full page print: "New Year's Visiting in New York". Two other nice full page prints inside: "The Birth of the New Year' and 'A Happy New Year!" and an article "The Life of American Students at Heidelberg" features several small illustrations.

Interesting article with two illust... 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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661412

Babes in the Woods murders in 1934 (near Pine Grover Furnace)....

Item #661412

November 26, 1934

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, November 30, 1934



* "Babes in the Woods" murders

* Vicinity of Pine Grove Furnace State Park (Pennsylvania)




The front page has a three -line, three-column heading: "Police Discount Theory Sixth Person Involved In Pennsylvania Mystery," with subhead: "Assert Idea Someone Trailed Man, Woman, Three Children Across U.S. 'Almost Im... See More  

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$58.00
658691

Proclamation by John Jay... The latest war news...

Item #658691

April 08, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, April 8, 1779  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 is the volume 1, #4 issue.

Some war news inside including an item: "...a party of the enemy...landed from a galley below Tarry-Town, were luckily early discovered by our people... See More  

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657454

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

Item #657454

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 42 pages, light toning at the margin... See More  

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657040

Re: the abolition of the Slave Trade...

Rare mention of 'Africans' (living in Boston) holding a special day of thanksgiving...

Item #657040

July 13, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 13, 1812  In addition to multiple acts signed by President James Madison, and multiple War of 1812-themed reports, page 3, under "THANKSGIVING," has a rare mention of "The Africans in Boston" (African Americans?) holding a day of thanksgiving commemorating the abolition of the Slave Trade. Details of a related march are provided, with th... 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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655887

Lincoln formalizes Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday...

Item #655887

October 05, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1863  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 celebrated the fourth Thursday of every year and making it a national holiday.

On page 4 is the co... See More  

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652718

Washington proclaims a day of thanksgiving...

Item #652718
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, October, 1789 



* President George Washington

* 1st Day of Thanksgiving proclamation






The issue begins with a continuation of the "History of the American War" which takes 8 pages & continues in a future issue. Other articles include: "Memoirs of the Bastille" "A short Description of the country between North River and ... See More  

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651431

Admiral Nelson victorious at the Battle of the Nile...

Item #651431
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1799 



* Lord Horatio Nelson victorious over Napoleon Bonaparte

* Battle of the Nile



The prime content in this issue is the excellent and detailed account of Sir Horatio Nelson's victory over French at the Battle of the Nile, or the Battle of Aboukir Bay. This is actually part of a very lengthy continuing article from a previous issue. Inc... See More  

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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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646023

Jefferson Davis proclamation for a day of "Humiliation and Prayer, with Thanksgiving"...

Item #646023

February 02, 1865

CHRISTIAN OBSERVER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 2, 1865 



* Jefferson David proclamation

* Confederate Day of Thanksgiving




Has mostly religious-related content on the ftpg. save for a war item: "First Virginia Artillery" "Stray Leaves from a Soldier's Artillery". On the reverse under "General Intelligence" are various news reports from the war.

Also has: ... See More  

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644295

Day of thanksgiving in Boston... Foldout map of Africa...

Item #644295
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1748  Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice foldout map of "AFRICA", which shows considerable detail of the entire continent, at least as much as was known over 250 years ago. Included also is the Saudi Arabia peninsula, portions of present-day Iraq and Iran, as well as the very southern tips of Italy (including Si... See More  

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643184

Lt. Magruder and Lt. Lee... Thanksgiving Proclamation...

Item #643184

October 22, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, October 22, 1836 

Page 2 (#114) has under the heading "THANKSGIVING," a proclamation from the Governor of Massachusetts: "Governor Everett has appointed Thursday, the first of December next, as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise in the State of Massachusetts...," and principal part of the proclamation was included. Also inclu... See More  

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640296

Superman debuts in Macy's Day Parade...

Item #640296

November 19, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1940



* Superman debut in New York City

* Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

* Great item for Superman collectors




Page 30 has one column headings: " SUPERMAN TO STRUT OVER MACY PARADE" "Genie Emerging From Arabian Nights Bottle Also to Be Seen in Event Thursday" See image for text on one of the earliest mentions of this famed superhero. T... See More  

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639797

Proclamation by Robert E. Lee... Speech signed by Jefferson Davis to the Confederates states...

Item #639797

April 17, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, April 17, 1863 



* Rare Confederate title from the Civil War



This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

The ftpg. conta... See More  

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637989

NYC's catastrophic 23rd Street fire...

Thanksgiving Proclamation by President Johnson...

Item #637989

October 19, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 19, 1966 



* LBJ's eloquent Thanksgiving Proclamation

* One of the best we've seen - particularly from the 20th century




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, ... See More  

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637186

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

Item #637186

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...&q... See More  

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636638

Stonewall Jackson... Charles Dickens... Frederic Remington prints... 1891...

Item #636638
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, November, 1891  This issue contains "The Inn Of The Good Woman - A Thanksgiving Story", by Hezekiah Butterworth; text and images related to "Cairo in 1890". The story "Dan Dunn's Outfit" contains several prints by Frederic Remington, several letters written by Charles Dickens to Wilkie Collins, and a great bio of S... See More  

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636335

Presidential Proclamation... Day of Thanksgiving... The War of 1812...

Item #636335

March 11, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 11, 1815  Nearly half of the front page is taken up with: "Day of Thanksgiving - By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" signed in type: James Madison. It was proclaimed, as noted near the beginning: "...to be observed by the people of the United States with religious solemnity as a day of thanksgiving &... 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 (with 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 "

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177543

Jaems Montgomery Flagg...

Item #177543

November 20, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 20, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has a photo of "A New Power in New York's Drama."



This issue has an illustration of " 'Do It Now!' " by Kemble and there are photos of "The House that Tammany Built"; "An Anarchist's Peace Tribute to the Drama" and &quo... See More  

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177002

James Montgomery Flagg print...

Item #177002

March 20, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 20, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has an illustration of "'Hurry Up! Prosperity Express Almost Due!' " by W. A. Rogers.



This issue has a photo of "The First Session of President Taft's Cabinet" and an illustration of "Elinor Macartney Lane. There is also an article with... See More  

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177349

King Edward's Sixty-Seventh Birthday....

Item #177349

November 28, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 28, 1908  The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Hothead of Europe" which is relating to Kaiser William.



This issue has a photo of "The Most Eloquent Woman in the World" and "King Edward Enjoying his Sixty-Seventh Birthday." There is a photo of "A Prima Donna By Right and Role"; and a double
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177347

Alaska... E. W. Kemble...

Item #177347

November 21, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 21, 1908  The front page of this issue has a photo of "Paying A Nation's Debt."



This issue has a photo of "Alaska--Ten Years After"; "The Launching of the First American 'Dreadnought' "; and "Where Abraham is Buried." There is also a double page illustration of " 'Here's to Yo
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177472

Rear-Admiral Evans....

Item #177472

November 30, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 30, 1907   There is a front page illustration, "One Hundred Years Hence" by W. A. Rogers. There is an article of "The So-Called 'Practice Cruise' to the Pacific" by Walter Scott Meriwether, with photos of "Rear-Admiral Evans"; "U.S. Cruiser "Tennessee"" and the "U.S. Batt... See More  

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177420

Arctic Whaling....

Item #177420

November 24, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 24, 1906  There is a front page illustration, "Seeing Porto Rico" by W. A . Rogers. There is an article and photos of "The Hidden Tragedies of the Arctic Whaling Fleet" by Robert Dunn. There is another article with photos of "The President's Barge of State, The Battle-Ship "Louisiana" by Thomas M. D... See More  

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177397

Yale and Harvard preparing for varsity race this week....

Item #177397

June 30, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 30, 1906  There is a front page photo, " Circling the Capitol Dome in an Air-Ship." Photos of "Deputies to Russia's Epoch-Making Parliament"; an article on "Financial Progress in Japan" with views from Jacob H. Schiff and a photo of "Two Hundred Feet of Girls and Daisies." A West-Indian Cruise"... See More  

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