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676002

"Buffalo Bill" Cody to join the chase for Hole-In-The-Wall outlaws...

Item #676002

November 02, 1904

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 2, 1904  On the day prior to this issue, two bandits presumed to be from the Hole-In-The-Wall country of Wyoming attempted to rob the First National Bank of Cody, Wyoming. Hearing of the news, the famed frontiersman and showman "Buffalo Bill" Cody reportedly got in into the chase. 

The report appears at the top of page 2 with heads: "B... See More  

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$177.00
675969

Jesse James & Younger brothers train robbery...

Item #675969

December 09, 1874

THE WORLD, New York City, December 9, 1874 



* Jesse James-Younger Gang

* Muncie, Kansas train robbery (1st report)




Page 5 has a brief article headed: "A Train Stopped And Robbed" with some details as known at that point. This article is followed by: "Another Account of the Robbery". This was a robbery by the Jesse James and Younger brothers gang which resulted in th... See More  

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$67.00
675749

Concerning the Sioux War...

Item #675749

September 12, 1876

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Sept. 12, 1876 



* Post Custer massacre



The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "The Sioux Campaign" "Gen. Crook's Fruitless Search--Troops Going Into Winter Quarters" and more. (see)

Eight pages, close cut along spine on the front page only causing a little loss to some ads, otherwise nice.... See More  

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$30.00
675700

Indians on the warpath in 1874...

Item #675700

July 25, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 25, 1874



* Sioux Indians & more - Native Amercians

* Generals Sherman, Sheridan and Custer




Page 6 has a lengthy article on the current situation in the Great Plains that takes over 2 1/2 columns with headings: "THE RED BARBARIANS" "Fresh Cruelties and Outrages by Our Pampered Outlaws" "Horrors of Human Torture and Butchery" and mor... See More  

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675643

General George Custer.. Black Hills' gold...

Item #675643

August 31, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 31, 1874



* General George Armstrong Custer

* Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition




The top of page 10 has one column headings that include: "THE LAND OF GOLD" "Discovery of the Precious Metal in the Back Hills" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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674446

How the Fords conspired to kill Jesse James...

Item #674446

August 07, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 7, 1883  The front page has over a full column taken up with considerable round-by-round details of the boxing match between John L. Sullivan and Herbert "Maori" Slade for the heavyweight championship.

But the great article is on page 4, headed: "Charlie Ford and the James Boys" which is a detailed article on Charlie Ford's first meeting... See More  

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674097

John Ringling expands his circus empire...

Item #674097

September 10, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 10, 1929 



* John Ringling expands his empire

* Ringling Brothers Circus

* Buys "American Circus Corporation"




The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "RINGLING BUYS FIVE CIRCUSES; MAKES HIM CZAR" with subhead and small photo of Ringling. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 58 pages, rag edition i... See More  

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673127

A different title from Tombstone, Arizona...

Item #673127

August 23, 1889

TOMBSTONE PROSPECTOR, Arizona, Aug. 23, 1889 



* Very rare Western publication

* Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame




We have had a few other newspapers from the iconic Old West town of Tombstone, but this is just the 2nd time we have seen this title. The masthead features a great engraving of a miner on a mule.

Various mining-related items as well as regional & national news reports. ... See More  

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671923

From perhaps the most famous town of the Old West...

Item #671923

October 31, 1880

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, October 31, 1880  Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed just under a year before the fam... See More  

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671744

The funeral of William F. 'Buffalo Bill' Cody...

Item #671744

January 15, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Jan. 15, 1917 



* Buffalo Bill death

* William Cody




The top of a front page column has heads: "LAST RITES PAID" "TO BUFFALO BILL" "Funeral At Denver" "Thousands View The Body" "As it Lies in State in Capitol--Old Indians and Former Scouts Among Mourners". The text takes two-thirds of a column.

Twe... See More  

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671728

More on the George A. Custer massacre...

Item #671728

July 09, 1876

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, July 9, 1876 



* Custer Massacre - Indians

* George Armstrong Custer

* Battle of Little Bighorn




The top of page 2 has a column headed: "CUSTAR'S [sic] DEFEAT" "No Mitigation of the Gloomy News--Organization of Volunteer Forces Favored--General Terry's Official Report".

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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671492

Early news from 1876 San Diego...

Item #671492

July 12, 1876

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, July 12, 1876 



* Rare & early from Southern California



Various news items including a brief report on: "A Monument for Custar [sic]--Sixty Deaths by Sunstroke" "A Historical Sketch of San Diego" being #3 of a series; "Notes From the Mines" and more.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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671309

1879 Buffalo Bill...

Item #671309

November 15, 1879

WOODLAND STANDARD, Woodland, California, Nov. 15, 1879 



* Original Old West item - uncommon title



Certainly one of the less common newspapers from the "Old West", currently a city of about 56,000 and a suburb of Sacramento. An interesting front page article taking half a column: "How Buffalo Bill Served a Writ". It begins: "Buffalo Bill in his autobiography tel... See More  

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671228

1874 Central Baptist Church disaster in Syracuse....

Item #671228

June 17, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 17, 1874



* Pre Black Hills expedition

* General George A. Custer

* Sioux Indians - Native Americans




Page 7 has a brief report from Fort Abraham Lincoln in North Dakota with the small headings: "Sioux On The War Path" "Custer Preparing to Move Against Them-Friendly Indians Eager for Blood and Scalps" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 1... See More  

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670957

Much concerning the Sioux Indians...

Item #670957

August 28, 1876

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Aug. 28, 1876 



* Post Custer massacre



The front has one column heads: "The Sioux War" "Practical Failure and Close of the Campaign" "The Indians Divide, One Band Moving North and the Other South" and more. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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670898

Cheyenne Indians on the warpath in North Dakota...

Item #670898

June 06, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 6, 1874



* Cheyenne Indians - Native Americans

* On the warpath in North Dakota

* General George A. Custer in pursuit




The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "The Reds On The Warpath" with subhead. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, very nice condition.

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670755

Great Tombstone newspaper printed ten days before the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral...

Item #670755

October 16, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, October 16, 1881



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept th... See More  

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670221

1874 Georgetown, South Carolina race riots....

Item #670221

August 20, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 20, 1874



* Georgetown, South Carolina

* Race war - riots - blacks

* General George A. Custer

* Black Hills expedition (fight)




Page 5 has an article under: "The Colored War In South Carolina" with subhead. (see) The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "Custer Attacked" and more.

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, light toning... See More  

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669433

1876 Wheeling, West Virginia...

Item #669433

August 05, 1876

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, W.V., Aug. 5, 1876



* Uncommon publication



This 4 page newspaper has a news of the day with several interesting advertisements. From a period shortly after the Custer massacre.

Complete and in nice condition.

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669340

General Crook battles the Sioux, just before the Custer massacre...

Item #669340

July 06, 1876

NEW YORK HERALD, July 6, 1876 



* Battle of the Rosebud Creek

* George Crook vs. Crazy Horse


* Custer Massacre a few days away




Page 3 has some very fine reports with one column heads on the fate of the soldiers in the Sioux Indian campaign: "BATTLE OF ROSEBUD CREEK" "First Fight of the Campaign Against the Sioux" "The Attack & Retreat Described" "... See More  

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668707

From rough & tumble Deadwood, Dakota Territory...

Item #668707

June 20, 1882

BLACK HILLS DAILY PIONEER, Deadwood City, Black Hills, Nov. 24, 1878 



* Very rare & desired publication

* Famous wild West town

* "Wild Bill" Hickok fame




This city would arguably be--along with Tombstone & Dodge City--one of the more famous of all the towns from the rough & tumble days of the Old West, and only rarely do such issues come to light.

This issue is ... See More  

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668423

Billy the Kid, Pat Garett, Virgil & Wyatt Earp, Frank Stilwell, Johnny Behan...

Item #668423

August 10, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 1881 



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in ... See More  

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668395

Jesse & Frank James captured ?

Item #668395

January 29, 1875

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1875 



* Jesse & Frank James boys

* Outlaws - deperadoes

* Raid on family home




The front page has an interesting--yet false--report headed: "The Capture of The James Boys" which has various subheads including: "Statement of The Mother...She Declares the Boys Were Not in the House at the Time--Marks of A Desperate Fight" (see).

Be... See More  

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668316

The type of soldier Custer was...

Item #668316

July 28, 1876

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, July 28, 1876 



* Post George Armstrong Custer massacre



Page 2 has nearly half a column article: "The Sort of A Soldier That Custer Was" which is essentially a lengthy letter of congratulations signed by: G. A. Custer from April 9, 1865 to his soldiers of the 3rd Cavalry at Appomattox Court  House, the day of  Lee's surr... See More  

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668315

A eulogy-like article on the Custer massacre...

Item #668315

July 21, 1876

THE WHEELING DAILY INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, July 21, 1876 



* re. Custer's Massacre

* Brigham Young - Mormons




Page 3 has a column headed: "Custar's Attack on the Sioux" which reads much like a eulogy.

Bits include: "on the banks of the Little Big Horn...sleep to-day the flower of the American army...Custar [sic] in his brave but disastrous charge..." wi... See More  

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667994

Early report on the historic Custer Massacre...

Item #667994

July 07, 1876

ARIZONA WEEKLY MINER, Prescott, July 7, 1876 



* Custer Massacre - Indians

* George Armstrong Custer

* Battle of Little Bighorn

* Rare Old West publication




Page 2 has not one but three reports concerning the Custer Massacre in Montana.

The earliest report notes: "...General Custar [sic] with five companies of the 7th Cavalry mete about 2,000 Sioux Indians at Stillwater, Montana.... See More  

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667366

1867 Kidder fight massacre...

Item #667366

July 21, 1867

NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1867



* re. Kidder Fight (Massacre) - Kansas

* General George Armstrong Custer

* 9 years before the Battle of Little Big Horn




Page 10 has an article headed: "The Indian War" "Operations of Custer's Command--The Massacre of Lieutenant Kidder and Ten Men..." (see)

Complete with 8 pages, a little creasing, nice condition.... See More  

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667182

Jesse James & Younger brothers gang... Sitting Bull...

Item #667182

July 10, 1876

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1876 



* Jesse James Gang... Younger Brothers

* Otterville, Missouri Train robbery




The front page has: "The Missouri Railroad Robbers" with subheads: "Bodies of Men in Pursuit of the Outlaws--Their Capture Hourly Expected--The Adams Express Company's Loss" with some details, and closing with: "...There is reason to believe that t... See More  

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666272

Jesse James... Rock Island Railroad robbery...

Item #666272

July 18, 1881

NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1881 



* Outlaw Jesse James gang

* Rock Island Railroad train robbery




The top of the middle column of the front page has heads: "THE WORK OF ROAD AGENTS", "Robbery And Murders On A Rock Island Train", "Details Of The Bloody Affair At Winston, Mo.--The Conductor And A Passenger Killed And The Express Safe Robbed--Statements By The Train-M... See More  

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666269

The last holdup of the Jesse James gang...

Item #666269

September 09, 1881

THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, Sept. 9, 1881 



* Last Jesse James Gang robbery

* Blue Cut Train Robbery

* Glendale, Missouri




The front page has one column heads including: "Train Robbers" and "An Express Car And Passengers Robbed--The Governor Of Missouri Issues A Proclamation Calling On The People to Organize And Exterminate Train Robberies". A detailed rep... See More  

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666268

The Custer massacre at Little Big Horn...

Item #666268

July 08, 1876

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY ARGUS, Merced, California, July 8, 1876 



* General George Custer

* Battle of Little Bighorn

* Massacre by Indians




This issue has a nice page 4 report providing all the details and particulars on the famous Custer Massacre at Little Big Horn. In the middle of the report is mention that several members of the Custer family were killed in the battle. Note that it also ... See More  

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666266

Sitting Bull's camp captured... Return to Palestine...

Item #666266
AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Jan. 25, 1877 



* Capture of Sitting Bull's Camp
* Much regarding the Jews


Inside this issue is a small but historic article on the discovery and capture of the Indian camp headed by Chief Sitting Bull.

Also within are two articles of Judaic interest: one describing the return of multitudes of Jews to their homeland in
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665955

Very graphic announcement of the death of President McKinley...

Item #665955

September 14, 1901

THE TIMES, Los Angeles, California, Sept. 14, 1901 



* President William McKinley assassination



Avery graphic, broadside-like front page announcing the death of President McKinley.

The banner headline reads: "OUR GREAT PRESIDENT IS DEAD" with subheads: Nation's Martyr" "William McKinley the Victi of a Lawless Hatred" "With a Benediction In His Heart He... See More  

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665655

George A. Custer on trial for leaving his command...

Item #665655

September 04, 1867

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1867 



* General George Armstrong Custer



The middle of the ftpg. has a small report headed: "The Trial of Major-Gen. Custar [sic]" which includes: "...Custar has been ordered to Fort Leavenworth for trial...on his return to Fort Wallace...Custar...left his command at Wallace & proceeded to Harker as fast as jaded horse-flesh would bear him. The... See More  

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665386

Outlaw Frank James trial...

Item #665386

August 18, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 18, 1883



* Outlaw Frank James

* Jesse James gang

* Gallatin, Missouri trial




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 4 has an article headed: "Mrs. Hite to Testify Against Frank James" with subhead. (see) This trial of the brother of outlaw Jesse James, held in Gallatin, Missouri, was concerning h... See More  

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664785

Buffalo Bill promotes a patent medicine...

Item #664785

June 01, 1892

THE GARDINER HOME JOURNAL, Maine, June 1, 1892  Page 2 has a great item which includes a print captioned: "Hon. Wm. F. Cody, 'Buffalo Bill' " with a bit of text in which he promotes a medicine called "Kickapoo Indian Sagwa" which claims to cure malaria (see).

Large folio size, 4 pages, various chipping with many tears at the margins (not affecting the Buffalo Bill... See More  

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664685

Jesse James & the Rock Island Railroad train robbery...

Item #664685

July 17, 1881

NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1881 



* Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang

* Rock Island railroad train robbery




Page 2 contains one of the better reports we have seen of the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery by Jesse James and his gang. While most reports are little more than a paragraph or two, this report takes two-thirds of a column and includes several accounts and much detail--pho... See More  

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664438

Biography of Daniel Boone...

Item #664438

March 13, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 13, 1813 



* Daniel Boone - Kentucky pioneer



Being from the midst of the War of 1812 it is not surprise that much of the content within these pages related to the war, with some nice battle (land and naval) reports.

But the key content in this issue is found in the "Supplementary" issue which accompanies it, containing on pages 1 thru 4 an... See More  

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664253

Capture of the Dalton Gang...

Item #664253

September 15, 1892

THE HELENA INDEPENDENT, Montana, Sept. 15, 1892 



* Dalton Gang captured



On the front page is report with a small one line, one column head: "Dalton Gang Captured". The report, datelined "Kansas City, Sept. 14", reads: "A Times special from Paris, Tex., says a telegram from Deming, N.M., states that four of the members of the notorious Dalton gang were captured t... See More  

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663169

Terrific account of the legendary life of Wild Bill Hickok...

Item #663169

August 25, 1876

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 25, 1876 



* "Wild Bill" Hickok biography

* American old West folk hero




Page 2 has perhaps the finest obituaries we have seen on the death of Western legend Wild Bill Hickok.

Fully 1 1/2 columns contain all the details, with the top of a column headed: "WILD BILL" "A Tribune to the Memory of James B. Hickock" "Reminiscences... See More  

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662737

Sitting Bull, Commodore Porter...

Item #662737

December 13, 1890

THE ILLUSTRATED AMERICAN, New York & Chicago, Dec. 13, 1890  The full ftpg. is a photo of: "David D. Porter, Admiral of the U.S. Navy". Inside has 8 photos of ships including "An Old Submarine Torpedo-Boat" & an article on David Porter. Also an article: "Where We Build Our War Vessels, New York Navy Yard".

There is a lengthy article on American Indians: ... See More  

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662567

Huge image of "Buffalo Bill" Cody...

Item #662567

September 11, 1875

NEW YORK SATURDAY JOURNAL, Sept. 11, 1875  The front page is dominated by a very large image of: "Hon. William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill)", along with the beginning of a story by him titled: "Deadly-Eye, the Unknown Scout, by Buffalo Bill, the Celebrated Scout, Guide, and Hunter-Author." The story takes most of page 2 and is continued in a later issue.

Some crude repairs to t... See More  

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662282

Actor Edwin Booth assassination attempt... Tombstone: a miner's dream...

Item #662282

April 24, 1879

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, April 24, 1879 



* Actor Edwin Booth & Mark Gray

* Attempted assassination (1st report)

* Early Arizona mining discoveries




Page 4 has an article headed: "'A CRAZY CRITIC" "Edwin Booth Narrowly Escapes Assassination" "Two Shot Fired at the Distinguished Actor" and more on the brother of John Wilkes Booth.

Page 3 ... See More  

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662244

Great Tombstone newspaper printed 3 months before the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral...

Item #662244

July 26, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, July 26, 1881 



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept... See More  

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661855

1st (Jesse) James Gang robbery...

Item #661855

February 16, 1866

CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, February 16, 1866 



* Jesse James Gang

* 1st known robbery (1st report)


* Liberty, Missouri bank



The front page has an article headed: "Guerrillas Rob a Bank in Western Missouri" with subhead: "Bank Robbery" Nice detailed report here.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large issue measuring 32 x 23 inches, m... See More  

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661846

Village Voice advertisement for the "Festival For Peace"... Janis Joplin's last public performance...

Item #661846

July 30, 1970

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, July 30, 1970  A significant newspaper on the historic "Festival For Peace" concert at Shea Stadium as this was the only issue in which the iconic advertisement appeared. The Janis Joplin website identifies this festival/concert as her last public performance before her untimely death.

It is worth noting that "The Village Voice&q... See More  

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661845

Village Voice reports on the "Festival For Peace" - Janis Joplin's last public perrformance......

Item #661845

August 13, 1970

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, August 13, 1970  A significant newspaper on the historic "Festival For Peace" concert at Shea Stadium. The front page has a photo of the festival, and an article/review which begins on page 40, under "RIFFS" has "DANGER: MUSIC FOR PEACE", and includes a photo of Janis Joplin. The article continues on the opposing pa... See More  

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661536

Interview with Jesse James' wife...

Item #661536

April 29, 1882

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 29, 1882 



* Outlaw Jesse James

* Interview w/ his wife




Page 9 has nearly a full column taken up with: "JESSE'S TRANING" "The Delicate Way in Which Mrs. James Refers to Her Husband's Peculiar Vocation" "An Hour's Talk with the Outlaw's Widow--Some of the Savings Invested in Business--A Mysterious Friend Said to be ... See More  

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661532

From the Black Hills of the Dakota Territory...

Item #661532

June 22, 1883

THE BLACK HILLS JOURNAL, Rapid City, Dakota Territory, June 22, 1883 



* Very rare Old West title

* Pennington County




From six years before South Dakota would become a state. Much concerning mining, including: "Custer's Peak - And the Country Surrounding--Silver & Copper Ore Discoveries" 'Valentine and Rapid City" "A New Milling Process" & other ... See More  

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661473

Apache chief Geronimo surrenders...

Item #661473

December 29, 1879

DAILY BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Dec. 29, 1879



* Geronimo surrenders

* Chiricahua Apache chief




Page 2 has a rather inconspicuous yet notable report: "Geronimo, an Apache chief, and 83 of his band, have surrendered to the military at Camp Rucker & will be sent to the San Carlos reservation. These Indians have been depredating for months, and their surrender, it is said, 'vir... See More  

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$54.00
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