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1918 Jim Thorpe & Chief Meyers baseball photo...

Item #699730

May 22, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 22, 1918

* American athlete Jim Thorpe

* Chief Myers and Zach Wheat

* Native Americans in baseball

Page 11 has a two column pictorial with heading: "Redskins are Folding Their Tents And Stealing Away From The Majors" with text. (see images) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find is... See More  

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Notable American-Indian ball players... Jim Thorpe and more...

Item #699576

November 13, 1913

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 13, 1913  Inside has a full page that features a column called: "The Old Fan Says" by Ed  A. Goewey, which discusses the world tour by the Giants and White Sox plus other baseball news of the day.

Also a report headed: "Three Noted Indian Baseball Players".

This article is about Charles (Chief) Bender, Jim Thorpe and John (Ch... See More  

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Jim Thorpe at the 1912 Olympics...

Item #695620

July 19, 1912

VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, July 19, 1912 

* Jim Thorpe wins Olympic gold medal

* Decathlon - Stockholm Summer Olympic

* Best publication to be had (very rare)

Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredi... See More  

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Jim Thorpe excels at the Olympic Games...

Item #690212

July 16, 1912


* Jim Thorpe - Carlisle Indians star athlete

* 1912 Summer Olympic games - decathlon

The top of the front page has one column headings regarding the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm: "Uncle Sam Leads All" "Track Games At An End" "Thorp Great All-Round Man" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2.... See More  

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Jim Thorpe's reinstatement re. Olympic medals...

Item #689695

October 14, 1982

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 14, 1982

* Jim Thorpe Olympic medals reinstatement

* Indian athlete from Carlisle, Pennsylvania

The front page has a one column heading: "Final Triumph Was 69 Years in the Making" with lead-in: "Jim Thorpe Ruling" and photo. First report coverage on the IOC reinstating Thorpe posthumously.

Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, nice conditi... See More  

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1918 Jim Thorpe baseball photo...

Item #681410

April 10, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 10, 1918

* American athlete Jim Thorpe photo

* Carlisle Indians football fame

* Tries out New York Giants baseball

Page 11 has a two column photo of Jim Thorpe with heading: "Jim Thorpe Sure Is a Persevering Guy" with text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that... See More  

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Mauch Chunk... Alaska...

Item #681258

October 12, 1878

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1878  The full ftpg. is a political cartoon showing Ben Butler. Among the prints within are: "Mauch Chunk, Pa." "Pennsylvania--An Autumn View of Mauch Chunk, the 'Switzerland of America' & its Attractions". This town would be re-named "Jim Thorpe". The doublepg. centerfold is a group of 9 prints of: &... See More  

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Extensive collection on the 1912 Olympic Games... Jim Thorpe...

Item #678398

July 07, 1912

NEW YORK TIMES, a collection of eleven consecutive issues dating July 7 thru 17, 1912, each with front page and/or inside page reporting from the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden, with some fine coverage. This was the event at which Jim Thorpe distinguished himself, with various mentions of him in the coverage.

See the photos for more detail on each of the issues.

All eleven issues are co... See More  

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Jim Thorpe wins 1912 Olympic decathlon...

Item #676928

July 15, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 15, 1912 

* Jim Thorpe wins Olympic decathlon

* Carlisle Indian School star athlete

The front page has a one column headings that include: "Final Day Of The Athletic Program" "....American Winner of Decathlon" and more. (see) Coverage continues on page 2 a small heading: "Thorp Wins Decathlon". (see) Surprisingly this issue... See More  

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"A Street Car Named Desire" (pre-debut ad)... Sugar Ray Robinson, Yogi Berra, Joe Louis and others...

Item #672943

September 17, 1951

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 17, 1951 

* Pre-release date ad for "A Street Car Named Desire"

* Sugar Ray Robinson, Yogi Berra, Joe DiMaggio, Allie Reynolds and Joe Louis  

Pg. 17 has: Pre-release date ad for "A Street Car Named Desire" and other great movie ads including "Jim Thorpe".  Pg. 25 has: A picture with Sugar Ray Robinson, Yo... See More  

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Jom Thorpe must return his Olympic medals...

Item #648629

January 28, 1913

FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Jan. 28, 1913 

* Jim Thorpe has to return his Olympic trophies

* Indian athlete from Carlisle, Pennsylvania

The sports page has an article: "Thorpe A Professional" (inking problem causes loss of some letters: see) "Hero of Olympics Musty Return Trophies He Won at Stockholm" with the articles noting the details (see).

Eight p... See More  

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Jim Thorpe wins two Olympic gold medals which he would be forced to surrender...

Item #646977

July 08, 1912

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, July 8 and 16, 1912 

* Jim Thorpe shines at Olympics

* Carlisle Indian School star athlete

A pair of issues with the top of the last column of each heads on noted athlete Jim Thorpe winning his two gold medals at the Stockholm Olympics for the decathlon and pentathlon. See the photos for the headlines. Each report carries over to page 3.

Thorpe w... See More  

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Prohibition newspaper from 1915... Jim Thorpe's school...

Item #633532

January 22, 1915

THE NEW REPUBLIC, Westerville, Ohio, January 22, 1915  An interesting Prohibition newspaper from early in the 20th century. The content within these four pages has an overwhelming bias against the sale of alcohol in all forms. The ftpg. has: "Alabama 15th Dry State" & "Struggle Is On in Washington to Banish Bar", with more inside.

In additional to prohibition articles
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Harvard football... Eddie Mahan....

Item #581857

November 07, 1915

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, November 7, 1915

* Harvard Crimson college football

* Captain Eddie Mahan photo

* Princeton Tigers

This 36 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "A TIGER LOSS", "HARVARD VICTORY", "MAHAN THE BIG HERO", "Crimson Leader Stars" and more with lineup and photo of Eddie M... See More  

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The Molly Maguires... hung at Mauch Chunk and Pottville, PA...

Item #174154

July 07, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 7, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast illus: 'Foully Murdered' shows Miss Liberty in a morgue. Fullpg: 'The Manhattan Abattoir' shows 7 scenes of the meat-packing industry. halfpg: 'St. John, Brunswick' 3/4pg: 'Sporting In Manitoba' shows 4 hunting & fishing scenes.

Inside has a brief report on the noteworthy hanging of 11 "Molly Maguires"... See More  

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Thomas Nast print... Molly Maguires...

Item #174014

March 04, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 4, 1876  The inside of this issue has a brief article regarding the infamous Molly Maguires. An opposing page has a nice illustrated advertisement for: "Molly Maguire, The Terror of the Coal Fields. By Daniel Doyle, A Mine Boss", which includes considerable details regarding the Mollies.  This issue also contains the following: a full front ... See More  

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Asa Packer... Mauch Chunk, PA (Jim Thorpe)...

Item #174356

June 07, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 7, 1879  Front full pg. illus. of "Sad Memories - Decoration Day." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Robin's Vefper." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Left to Perish." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late Hon. ASA Packer" and "Louis Auguste Blanqui." Dblpgctrfld. of "Decoration Day." 2/3 pg. illus. of "... See More  

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Miner's riots... The Molly Maguires... Duck hunting...

Item #175266

February 18, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1888  Full ftpg: "Negro Sportsmen in Louisiana" shows two of them duck hunting. Half page print: "Interior of a Passenger-Car at the Moment of the Collision Near Steamburg, New York". Nice centerfold: "Sleighing in Central Park, New York City". Full page: "Scenes and Characters from 'A Midsummer Night's Dre... See More  

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A miner's life in the coal regions of Pennsylvania...

Item #175300

June 16, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 16, 1888  Front full pg. illus. of "A Strong Combination." Inside are four 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Quarter Millennial Celebration of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Back Came Those Daredevils of Stuart's."

Doublepage centerfold containing many illus. pertaining to "... See More  

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Avalanche in the Rocky Mountains... Lehigh University...

Item #175322

September 01, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 1, 1888  Front page print by W. A. Rogers: "The Defender of Trusts".

Full page print by Reinhart: "On Top of Newport Mountain, Mount Desert" and another full page print: "At the Metropolitan Club, Washington, D.C.".

Dramatic doublepage centerfold: "An Avalanche in the Rocky Mountains". Nice fullpg. print: '... See More  

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