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March 25, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1862 The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 7 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedure of flogging.
The front page has a map titled: "WHAT GENERAL BURNSIDE HAS ACCOMPLISHED, Scene of Op... See More
January 13, 1865
THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Jan. 13, 1865
* 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 the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "Local An... See More
July 12, 1853
THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 12, 1853
* Rare antebellum publication
This early Southern publication has news of the day with several advertisements.
Four pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.... See More
July 16, 1861
THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 16, 1861 This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline. The front page is entirely taken up with ads.
War related items are on page 2 include: "Weapons" "England & France Side with the Southern Confederacy" ""Loan for the Defense of the C... See More
May 16, 1829
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1829
* Trail of Tears
* Samuel Houston
* North Carolina gold
Page 3 has an article with a small head: "Gen. Houston" which has some speculation on why this former governor of Tennessee is leaving, ending with: "...They relate to domestic misfortunes. He has not only resigned the governor's chair of Tennesse... See More
December 24, 1972
THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 24, 1972
* Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571
* Miracle in the Andes rescue in progress
* Rugby team - airplane crash - "Alive"
The top of page 3 has a four column heading: "8 More Rescued from the Andes" (see) This story was featured in the movie "Alive" and has to be one of the most amazi... See More
January 20, 1919
THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT (bi-weekly), North Carolina, January 20, 1919
* Prohibition (no beer, liquor) wins
* 18th Amendment ratification
* 3/4 of the states needed is met
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "America First Nation To Legislate Liquor Out" with subheads. First report coverage on Nebraska formally ratifying the 18th amendment to the Constitution... See More
June 11, 1978
THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, North Carolina, June 11, 1978
* Affirmed wins triple crown
* Belmont Stakes - horse racing
The front page has a three column photo with caption: "Affirmed--by a nose" with text. (see)
The front page of the sport's section (inside) has banner headline: "It's Affirmed again (by a nose)" with 2 related photos. First report coverage on Affirme... See More
July 04, 1937
THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 4, 1937.
* Amelia Earhart famous disappearance
* Searching the Pacific Ocean
The front page has a two column heading: "Amelia Earhart's Chance For Rescue Becomes Dim" with subhead. (see)
Complete 1st section only with 10 pages, light toning, a little margin wear with a few tiny tears, should be handled with care.... See More
July 19, 1872
NEW YORK HERALD, July 19, 1872
* KKK - Ku Klux Klan
* North Carolina executions
Page 8 has lengthy coverage headed: "KU KLUX MURDERERS HANGED" "Massacre Of The Weston Family" "Arrest, Trial Conviction and Confession of the Culprits" and more. (see) Text takes up over 3 full columns.
Complete with 10 pages, nice condition.... See More
May 03, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 3, 1862 The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA".
A wealth of ftpg. column heads on the Civil War include: "The Capture of Fort Macon" "Official Report" "The Fight Above Elizabeth City" "Capture of New Orleans" "Gen. Butler on Lake Pontchartrain" "Rebel Accounts ... See More
January 24, 1862
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 24, 1862
* Fugitive slaves
* Savannah, Georgia martial law
* New Bern, North Carolina
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE RETURN OF FUGITIVE SLAVES", "The President's Position on the Question", "FROM... See More
June 20, 1984
USA TODAY, June 20, 1984
* Michael Jordan's NBA draft
* Chicago Bulls professional basketball
* One of the biggest dynasties in sports is born
The front page of the sport's has reporting on the 1984 NBA draft which shows a small photo of Akeem Olajuwon and Sam Bowie, the first two picks. Within the report is mention of the first 5 picks with text that includes: "...North... See More
April 19, 1861
THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 19, 1861
* Civil War beginning
* Jefferson Davis proclamation
* Rare Confederate publication
Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of... See More
May 06, 1970
THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, May 6, 1970
* Kent State shootings - massacre
* Invasion of Cambodia protest
The front page has a four column headline: "Peaceful Protests Mark Slaying of 4" with 2 related photos. Coverage on the Kent State shootings by the Ohio National Guard upon protesting students.
Complete in 42 pages, a few small bindings holes along spine, nic... See More
July 18, 1936
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1936
* Helen Clevenger murder
* American college student
* Asheville, North Carolina
The front page has a one column heading: "SUSPECT IS HUNTED IN CO-ED'S MURDER" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 6 with photo of Clevenger.
Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition.... See More
July 07, 1943
WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, July 7, 1943
* Battle of Kursk begins
* Largest ever tank battle
* Operation Citadel
* World War II - WWII
The front page has a three column heading: "Big German Offensive Smashes Into 2 Sectors Near Belgorod" with subheads. (see)
Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, small library label on the front page, generally nice.... See More
June 01, 1942
WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, June 1, 1942
* Cologne Germany 1,000 bomber raid
* Operation Millennium - World War II
This 8 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "COLOGNE, GERMAN INDUSTRIAL CENTER, LAID WASTE BY MASSIVE BRITISH RAID; THREE-QUARTERS OF CITY LEFT AFLAME" with subheads (see images). This tells of the famous 1,000 bomber r... See More
August 02, 1861
The DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861
* Very rare Confederate publication
This is a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, not uncommon from the Confederacy where newsprint was often difficult to come by. From the early part of the Civil War with many items relating to it, including article headed "Resolutions of Mississippi on the Victories i... See More
October 31, 1941
THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, October 31, 1941
* USS Reuben James sunk (Early 1st report)
* 1st American warship casualty in WWII
The front page has a nice banner headline: "AMERICAN WARSHIP SUNK" with subhead, photo and related map. First report coverage on the sinking of the USS Reuben James, the 1st U.S. warship casualty of World War II.
Other news, spor... See More
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
February 19, 1861
THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, Feb. 19, 1861 From this Southern port city shortly before the outbreak of the Civil War.
Page 2 has war-related reports including: "How to Spell Sumter" "Casting A Monster Gun" "The Peace Congress" "The Federal Army Sounded" "Bayonet Exercise".
Four pages, very nice condition.
March 22, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 22, 1865 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Sherman's Campaign" "His Junction With Schofield" "He Occupies Goldsborough" "From North Carolina" "From the Army of the James" "The Surrender of Columbia, S.C." and more.
Eight pages, 3 small worm holes thru all leaves cause some... See More
September 23, 1908
THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, September 23, 1908
* Orville Wright Injured
* Thomas Etholen Selfridge Killed
* 1st powered airplane fatality
Page 4 has: "THE AIRSHIP DIASTER", with a corresponding article of, "The disaster to the air ship of Orville Wright in which the inventor was badly wounded and his companion killed is keenly felt in Washington, where t... See More
June 04, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1862
* Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks
* Battle of Hanover Court House
The prime feature may well be the back page Civil War map headed: "The Late Victory Near Hanover Court House, Virginia" which shows much details, and has a key for strategic locations.
Among the front page column heads on the war are: "The Great Victory" "Full Det... See More
October 10, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, October 10, 1861 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important From Hatteras Inlet" "Brilliant Engagement Between the Union Land and Naval Forces & the Rebels" "Total Rout & Heavy Loss of the Enemy" "Advance of Gen. Smith's Division Towards Lewinsville" "Important From Hat... See More
April 10, 1799
MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 10, 1799 Page 2 has an address of the North Carolina legislature to the President expressing their concerns about the situation with France, with his reply signed in type: John Adams. Other news of the day includes: "Bonaparte's Expedition" "Army Of Italy" "Ireland" and more. The back page has 7 illustrated a... See More
January 03, 1950
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1950
* Rose Bowl: Ohio State Buckeyes vs. California Golden Bears
* Orange Bowl: Santa Clara vs. Kentucky Wildcats
* Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma Sooners vs. LSU Tigers
* Cotton Bowl: Rice Owls vs. North Carolina Tar Heels
The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Ohio State Field Goal in Last Two Minutes Beats Cal... See More
January 12, 1863
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 12, 1863
* Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee
* From the capital of the Confederacy
There is much war reporting here, from the Confederate perspective, including front page items with small heads: "Treatment of Negroes in the Government Service" "Yankee Army Coming" "Raising A Company" "Catching Deserters" ... See More
April 17, 1863
WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, April 17, 1863 This is a quite 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. contains several war related reports including items h... See More
August 17, 1861
THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 17, 1861
* Rare Confederate publication
This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline.
Pages 2 & 3 have various Civil War reports including: "Order Of Battle Accompaniment to Gen. McDowell's Report" "The Sick & Wounded" "Difficulty o... See More
November 04, 1863
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Nov. 4, 1863 Among the front page column heads are: "Interesting From The South" "Movements of Jeff. Davis" 'The Rebel Press on the Great Lack of Food" "Companies of Soldiers are Marching Barefoot" "Operations in the Shenandoah Valley" "Federal Advance into North Carolina" and more.
Eight pages, very nice ... See More
September 05, 1861
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1861
* Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries
The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "The Sea Coast of Virginia And North Carolina" showing from Norfolk & Cape Henry south to Beaufort. There are nice fist column heads as well including: "THE GREAT REBELLION", "Reported Death of Jeff. Davis", "Facts & Rumor... See More
October 26, 1871
THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 26 1871
* The Great Chicago Fire of 1871
The front page has several reports on the Chicago Fire of 2 weeks previous, with various subheads as shown in the photos.
Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.... See More
November 24, 1913
EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 24, 1913
* Early airplane crash - deaths
* United States Army aviators
The top of the front page has a banner headline: "TWO ARMY AVIATORS ARE KILLED IN SHORT FALL" 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 in paper... See More
January 21, 1981
THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, North Carolina, January 21, 1981 (1st section)
* Ronald Reagan inauguration
* Iran hostage crisis ends
The front page has a great two-line full banner headline: "Hostages Are Freed As Reagan Sworn In", with multiple subheads and additional related articles within. See images for details. Nice for display.
Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, includ... See More
June 19, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 19, 1865 The ftpg. has some nice one column heads on the closing moments of the Civil War and reconstruction efforts, including: "RECONSTRUCTION" "Proclamations By The President" "Appointment of Provisional Governors in Georgia & Texas" "Regulations the Same as for North Carolina" "Gen. Butler on Negro Suffrage" with much... See More
April 20, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1872 Full ftpg. is a print of: 'The late Samuel Morse' with a related article inside.
Other prints include a half page: 'The burial of the late Gen. Anderson at West Point Cemetery' and also: "Lincoln, The Emancipator; two-thirds page Nast print: "See, Where His
Grace Stands 'Tween Two Clergymen!"; full page ... See More
August 31, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1872 Quite historic & displayable doublepage centerfold: 'The Meeting of Livingstone & Stanley in Central Africa'. Included in the caption is the famous line: 'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?' Other scenes from Africa as well.
The full front page is a Nast political cartoon: "What Are You Going To Do About It, If 'Old Hone... See More
February 18, 1865
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 18, 1865 This famous British newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly has American content on the Civil War.
Inside has a full page map: "Wilmington and Cape Fear River, North Carolina" showing much detail. There is a related article with the same heading describing the war events in that vicinity.
Over half of the front page is a p... See More
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
March 22, 1865
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1865.
* Confederates falling apart
* Nearing the end of war
* Goldsboro NC North Carolina
* General William T. Sherman
Among the one column headings on the Civil War are: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Reported Junction Between Sherman and Schofield" "Goldsboro Occupied Without Fighting" "Army of the Potomac"and more.
Eight pages,... See More
January 29, 1862
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 29, 1862
* General Ambrose Burnside's North Carolina Expedition
* Somerset, Kentucky
* Paris, Tennessee
The front page has: "BURNSIDE'S EXPEDITION", followed by: "Its Arrival at Hatteras Inlet", "Great Difficulties Encountered", "Official Report of Gen. Burnside to the War Department", and more... See More
February 09, 1917
THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, February 9, 1917
* SS California sunk
* German submarine attack
* World War I tensions rise
The front page has a nice banner headline: "RUTHLESS GERMAN U-BOAT CAMPAIGN CONTINUES WITH UNABATED FEROCITY" with subheads that include: "California Remained Afloat Just None Minutes From Time Torpedo Struck Port Side Of The Steamer" and mo... See More
February 08, 1917
THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, February 8, 1917
* SS California sunk
* German submarine attack
* World War I tensions rise
The front page has a nice banner headline: "CALIFORNIA SUNK WITHOUT WARNING; SENATE ENDORSES ACTION OF WILSON" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.
Twelve pages, light toning and minor wear art the margins, small library label within subheads (see)... See More
Item #676719THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1752
This issue includes a lengthy: "Letter from a Gentleman in Virginia" which is focused on the "smoaky weather" in Virginia, likely leading to the name of the "Smoky Mountains" of North Carolina. This article takes the equivalent of a full page and is followed by: "Observations on the Above Phenomena of the We... See More
October 03, 1938
THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 3, 1938
* Current day Czechoslovakia
* Nazis - Adolph Hitler
The front page has a two column headline: "GENERAL PEACE PACT PROPOSED AS HITLER TAKES CZECH LANDS" with subhead: "Czechs Also Yield To Polish Ultimatum and Plan Cessions To Hungary; Premiers To Discuss Four-Power Pact Adjustments".
This is coverage on ... See More
July 14, 1906
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, July 14, 1906
* Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina
* Issac Lyerly family murders (1st report)
* Pre-Negro lynchings
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FIVE MURDERED IN NORTH CAROLINA TOWN" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era.
Complete wi... See More
Item #676500THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1754 Among the articles in this issue are: "Description of a Remarkable Venomous Insect found in South America"; an article concerning a form of sun dial with an illustration of it; "Of the Junction of Asia and America" which begins: "The termination & position of the N.E. parts of Asia, and the N.W. parts of A... See More
Item #676460THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1732 Near the back is the "Monthly Intelligencer" which has the latest news reports of the day including a report about the "new Colony of Georgia" which states in part: "The Ann Galley...is on the point of sailing...for the new Colony of Georgia, with 35 Families, consisting of Carpenters, Bricklayers, Farmers, who take... See More
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