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675621

Hammond, Indiana circus train wreck...

Item #675621

June 24, 1918

THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, June 24, 1918  This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "CIRCUS DISASTER COST 85 LIVES", "Sixty-Two Bodies Taken from Wreck With Only 24 of Them Recognizable" and more. See photos for text on the Hammond circus train wreck.



Other news, sports and advertisments of the day. Light browning,... See More  

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675263

Michael Jordan's father killed in 1993

Item #675263

August 14, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 14, 1993



* James R. Jordan Sr. killed

* Michael Jordan's father

* Chicago Bulls basketball




The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Father of Michael Jordan, NBA Superstar, Found Dead" with subhead. First report coverage continues in the sport's section with a few related photos.

Complete 1st and sport's sections only totaling ... See More  

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675211

Mark Twain gains his "first national headline"....

Item #675211

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  

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674461

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh... Is Sherman advancing into South Carolina?...

Item #674461

December 02, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Dec. 2, 1864  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 is mostly taken up with a fascinating report headed: "Report Of The Surgeon ... See More  

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674448

General William T. Sherman...

Item #674448

November 29, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 29, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman 

* March to the sea - Georgia

* In a rare Confederate title




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... See More  

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674447

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh... Sherman's march through Georgia...

Item #674447

November 30, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 30, 1864  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 has reports headed: "Legislative Proceedings" "Congressional"... See More  

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674395

U.S. breaks relations with Germany in 1917...

Item #674395

March 03, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, March 3, 1917



* United States close to World War I

* President Woodrow Wilson




The front page has a nice banner headline: "CONGRESS STILL DAWDLES; Senators Seize Opportunity To Talk Regardless Of Fate Of U.S." with various subheads and related illustration. (see) Coverage on the official break of diplomatic relations between United States and ... See More  

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674381

1933 Gold Standard Dropped...

Item #674381

April 20, 1933

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, April 20, 1933.



* U.S. Gold Standard dropped

* Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR




The front page has a very nice banner headline: "UNITED STATES GOES OFF THE GOLD STANDARD"  with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage of FDR dropping the Gold Standard for the United States.

Eight pages, light toning, a few ink blotc

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674179

From 1850 Greensboro, 11 years before the outbreak of the Civil War...

Item #674179

April 26, 1851

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, April 26, 1851



* Rare Antebellum publication



Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.

A typical newspaper of the day with news reports both local and national. Most of the back page is taken up with advertisements, a few of which are illustrated.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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674016

Michael Jordan signed by the Bulls in a Chicago newspaper...

Item #674016

March 30, 1982

SUN-TIMES, Chicago, March 30, 1982



* Michael Jordan's game winning shot

* North Carolina Tar Heels basketball

* NCAA college championship vs. Georgetown

* From the city where he would become a legend




The top of the back page has a heading: "North Carolina finally does it" with two related photos and box scores. First report coverage continues inside. Text includes: "...... See More  

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673857

President Truman says the youth of America are too weak...

Item #673857

October 24, 1945

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, Oct. 24, 1945



* Precursor to Presidential Fitness Test

* Truman Speech to Congress to establish Universal Military Training




The front page has a 3 column heading: "President Truman Recommends Year of Training for All American Youth". The program he was proposing would require "a year's military training for all young men when they... 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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673711

Roosevelt backs Jews...

Item #673711

November 17, 1938

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, Nov. 17, 1938  Front page coverage has a one column heading: "ROOSEVELT HAS SHARP REBUKE FOR JEW HATERS", with a subheading, "Says Public Opinion Deeply Shocked By German Atrocities; 50,000 Jews Held as Hostages". The article goes on to quote Roosevelt: "I myself could scarcely believe that such things coul... See More  

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673710

Nazi guards kill 12 Jews...

Item #673710

November 24, 1938

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, Nov. 24, 1938  Front page coverage has a one column heading: "DEATH GANTLET OF NAZI GUARDS KILLS 12 JEWS ", with subheading: "Group of 62 Beaten with Spades, Whips and Club on Arrival At Concentration Camp.". The article goes on to state in part, "...12 of a group of 62 well-to-do Jews, allegedly were beate... See More  

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673590

Joe Louis beats German Max Schmeling..

Item #673590

June 23, 1938

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, June. 23, 1938



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Max Schmeling (German fighter)

* Famous rematch - boxing




Page 5 of this issue has a one column heading: "LOUIS SMASHES DOWN SCHMELING FOR WORLD TITLE - Brown Bomber Beats German To Floor In Little Over Two Minutes". First report coverage on the heavyweight boxing championship betw... See More  

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673589

Miami Dolphins complete perfect NFL season....

Item #673589

January 15, 1973

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, January 15, 1973



* Miami Dolphins complete perfect season

* Super Bowl VII vs. Washington Redskins

* NFL National Football League




The front page has a small one column heading: "Dolphins Do It!" (see)

The sport's section (page 17) is a banner headline: "Miami Climaxes Perfect Season, 14-7" with subheads and related ph... See More  

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673516

Hitler backs Mussolini... The Jewish question...

Item #673516

February 02, 1939

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Feb. 2, 1939 The banner headline declares: "HITLER PROMISES SUPPORT FOR MUSSOLINI" with subheads including: THE REICHSTAG HEARS DEMAND OF CHANCELLOR FOR LAND, TRADE", "Fuehrer Warns The United States Not To Interrupt Nazi Program in South America, Raps Ickes". 

Included in the article is a list of Declarations including: "... See More  

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673515

The Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918...

Item #673515

September 26, 1918

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Sept. 26, 1918  The one column headline declares: "NEW CASES OF SPANISH INFLUENZA AT CAMPS", with subheads including: "TOTAL NOW NUMBER 23,000 AT ALL CAMPS - MANY DEATHS HAVE OCCURRED", "Influenza Causes Death of Sixty-Six at Camp Devens" and "Five Hundred Cases of Influenza at Camp Meade".

Eight pages, with mino... See More  

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673509

Ohio, Kansas, and New York ratify Suffrage Amendment....

Item #673509

June 19, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, June 19, 1919  This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "THREE MORE STATES RATIFY SUFFRAGE AMENDMENT", followed by a paragraph description of the events for each state: Ohio, Kansas and New York.

Additionally, the front page has a one column heading: "THE ANTI-SUFFS WILL FIGHT TO THE FINISH", describin... See More  

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673341

The end of World War I - Armistice...

Item #673341

November 14, 1850

(5) THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 14, 1918 (with Oct. 7, 10, 14, 17)  This 5 issue set covers the lead up to the end of WWI, and concludes with a report on the terms of Armistice being signed by German - bringing an end to the war.

The front page of the Nov. 14, 1918 issue contains: "THE GERMANS SIGN ALL THE ARMISTICE TERMS".  Each additional issue has a fron... See More  

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673312

The Women's International Council is formed...

Item #673312

April 05, 1888

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, April 5, 1888  The front page has a report on the historic 1st meeting of the International Council of Women which was held in Washington, D.C., and was presided over by Susan B. Anthony. The front has: "THE WOMEN'S COUNCIL ENDED", followed by considerable details of the meeting. The article states the closing session began with prayer, en... 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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673135

Death of Rudolph Valentino....

Item #673135

August 23, 1926

GREENSBORO DAILY RECORD, North Carolina, Aug. 23, 1926 



* Rudolph Valentino death

* Latin Lover - The Sheik




The front page has a five column heading: "Death Is Victorious Over Rudolph Valentino, Screen Favorite of Thousands Died At Noon" with subheads and small photo of Valentino. (see)

Sixteen pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, two small tape mends near bott... See More  

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673008

Bible saves soldier's life - to be given to the United States....

Item #673008

May 27, 1918

THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 27, 1918  The front page has: "Bible Which Saved His Life to be Given U.S. by Soldier Wilson".  There are many wartime stories concerning a soldier's life being saved by a Bible in his pocket, but this soldier gifted his Bible to the U.S. government.  A wonderful wartime story!

Complete in 8 pages, fragile (typical for... See More  

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672620

An incredible display issue on the end of World War II...

Item #672620

August 14, 1945

THE WILMINGTON NEWS--EXTRA, North Carolina, August 14, 1945



* World War II ends

* Japanese surrenders

* Terrific headline for display




When it comes to huge, screaming headlines on the end of World War II they can't possibly get much better than this.

Taking about three-quarters of the front page, in letters 8 1/4 and 4 7/8 inches high, is: "JAPS QUIT ! " with subhead: "... See More  

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672498

U.S. breaks relations with Germany in 1917...

Item #672498

February 28, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, February 28, 1917



* United States close to World War I

* President Woodrow Wilson




The front page has a nice banner headline: "NOW UP TO CONGRESS" with many subheads. (see) Coverage on the official break of diplomatic relations between United States and Germany.

Other news day. Complete with 10 pages, light toning, tiny library label (see), g... See More  

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672046

Santa Anna to be tried & shot... More from Texas...

Item #672046

August 06, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 6, 1836  The ftpg. has a short report concerning the "outrages" due to the rescue of two runaway slaves.

Other articles inside include: "Lynching Among the Indians" "The Creek War" with reports from Fort Mitchell, Alabama; "The Cherokees" "From Florida" "Mexico & the United States" &... See More  

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671973

Brigham Young's polygamy trial... Chicago Fire... The Lowry War...

Item #671973

October 20, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 20, 1871  Page 4 begins with a stack of heads concerning the Great Chicago Fire: "CHICAGO" "Graphic Description of the Destruction of the City That Was" "The Loss $475,000,000 and Two Hundred Lives" "The Red March of the Flames" "Mad People in a Hell of Fire" "Thieves & Murderers" "The Reign of Terror A... See More  

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671895

The Lowry War in North Carolina...

Item #671895

April 06, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, April 6, 1872  Over half of the last column on page three is taken up with a stack of heads on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina.

The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American Indian, White and African-American men waged a gue... See More  

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671824

The second War for Independence...

Item #671824

August 03, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 3, 1861 This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline.

While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some war content as well as: "Tragic Affair" "Letters From Two Chaplains of N.C. Regiments" "The News" "Cavalry" "The Great Battle&q... See More  

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671683

The Lowry War in 1871 North Carolina...

Item #671683

July 18, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1871



* Lowry's War - gang

* Pembroke, North Carolina

* Scuffletown




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE LAWLESS LOWRYS" "They Demand the Release of Their Women from Lumberton Jail" "A Conflict Imminent" and more. (see) Rare to find reports concerning this conflict.

The Lowry War is a notable event in North... See More  

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671498

The horrors of the Andersonville Prison Camp...

Item #671498

October 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The front page has nice heads concerning the horrendous Andersonville prison camp from the Civil War: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial on Saturday" "Gen. Lee and Other Leading Rebels Not Allowed to Testify" "They are Co-conspirators with the Accused" "Expensive Witnesse... See More  

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671469

Nevada divorce becomes legal for all...

Item #671469

December 22, 1942

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 22, 1942 



* Nevada divorce becomes legal (1st report)

* Williams v. North Carolina decision

* United States Supreme Court




The front page has a one column heading: "NEVADA DIVORCES VALID OVER NATION" with subheads. First report coverage on the decision of Williams v. North Carolina divorce case that made it legal to divorce in the state of Nevada from any... See More  

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671350

War news from this Confederate port...

Item #671350

August 02, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861



* Rare Confederate publication



This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline.

While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some war content as well as: "The Utley Gun" "The Condition of St. Louis" "The Rush For Home" "Confederat... See More  

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671206

Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky... Roanoke Island, North Carolina...

Item #671206

February 03, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1862 



* Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky

* Roanoke Island, North Carolina




The back page has a map headed: "Plan Of The Battle of Mill Spring (Logan's Cross-Roads), Near Somerset, Ky., January 9, 1862". The bkpg. also has column heads: "The Battle of Mill Spring" "Additional Incidents of the Battle" "The Flight of the Rebe... See More  

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671113

Battle at Wilmington: attack on Fort Fisher...

Item #671113

December 30, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 30, 1864



* Fort Fisher attacked

* David Dixon Porter

* Wilmington NC North Carolina

* Final months of the Civil War




Among the first column Civil War heads are: "WILMINGTON" "The Attack On Fort Fisher" "Official Report from Admiral Porter" which is quite lengthy & detailed & signed by him in type: David D. Porter, Rear Admiral; &q... See More  

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671112

The Civil War in Tennessee... Attack on Fort Fisher...

Item #671112

December 29, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 29, 1864 



* First Battle of Fort Fisher

* Wilmington, North Carolina

* Battle of Nashville, Tennessee

* William T. Sherman's march to the sea




Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "The Attack On Fort Fisher" "Bombardment On Christmas Day" "The Flag of the Fort Captured" "THE WAR IN TENNESS... See More  

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671044

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh, near the end of the war...

Item #671044

November 23, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 1864 



* 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: "From G... See More  

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670746

Reports from World War I...

Item #670746

April 17, 1918

THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 17, 1918 



* Battle of the Lys (1918)

* Fourth Battle of Ypres

* Spring Offensive of Flanders




The World War I banner headline announces: "GERMANS DRIVE FORWARD IN FLANDERS" with subheads: "Three Important Strategic Towns Taken From British Following Bitter Struggles" and more.

Complete in 12 pages, good condition.... See More  

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669012

Lengthy article on cockfighting in 1869...

Item #669012

July 21, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1869



* Cockfighting - illegal blood sport

* Roosters - gamecocks - cockpit

* Unusually lengthy & uncommon article




Page 8 has an article with small headings: "Cock Fighting" "Another Hard-fought Main Between Virginia and North Carolina..." (see) Rare to find articles on this illegal blood sport, especially this lengthy.

Other news of t... See More  

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668935

Frigate Constellation protecting our shores...

Item #668935

August 01, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 1, 1798  Page 2 has: "Constellation Frigate, Or, Notice for French Pirates" which has: "The U.S. frigate Constellation...is now off our bar...to cruise along our southern coast for the protection of the American trade & the punishment of French insolence...".

Also a letter to the President from officers at Salisbu... See More  

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668932

Sign up to join Washington in the military...

Item #668932

July 30, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 30, 1798 



* General George Washington again ?



Page 2 an address to the President from the people of Caroline County, Maryland, followed by his response signed: John Adams. And then another letter to him from Rockingham County, North Carolina, with his response also signed: John Adams.

Also a great recruiting letter headed: "Ge... See More  

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668889

Tremendous wealth of Constitution-related content...

Item #668889

February 20, 1788

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 20, 1788 



* United States Constitution

* North Carolina ratification ?




The entire ftpg., all of page 2, and a column of page 3 are taken up with some terrific discussion on ratifying the Constitution by the state of Massachusetts, dates of Jan. 30 and Feb. 1.

There is discussion as to whether it should be required that: "...the rulers ough... See More  

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668494

Execution of 2 Negroes in 1869...

Item #668494

June 05, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 5, 1869



* African Americans Executions - hangings

* Halifax County, North Carolina



Page 5 has an article headed: "THE DEATH PENALTY" "Execution of Two Negroes in North Carolina" "Scenes And Incidents At The Gallows" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 2 full columns.

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

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668394

1872 Ku Klan Klan execution...

Item #668394

August 10, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 10, 1872



* KKK - Ku Klux Klan

* North Carolina execution




The back page (page 10) has an article headed: "A KU KLUX HANGED" "New Chandler, a North Carolina Desperado, Executed" "Murders, Robberies, Gambling and Outraging Female Chastity" "How He Became a Ku Klux and Learned the Grips and Signs" and more. (see)

Complete with 10 pa... See More  

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668213

Fugitive slaves... 1862 Savannah, Georgia martial law...

Item #668213

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  

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667696

The whipping of a Negro girl in the South...

Item #667696

August 21, 1867

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 21, 1867



* Whipping of a Negro girl in North Carolina

* Phillis Ruffin attacked by mob - flogging




Page 4 has an article headed: "Outrageous Whipping Case near Plymouth, N.C.-A Negro Girl Beaten..." (see) A print of this event was featured on the front page of the Sept. 14, 1867 issue of Harper's Weekly.

Other news and advertisements of the day durin... See More  

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667179

Boston newspaper with Loyalist leanings...

Item #667179

December 26, 1768

THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Dec. 26, 1768 



* Pro-British American publication

* Boston is causing trouble




The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War.

All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a continued report on: "Voltaire on History". Page 3 has: "The Opinions of the Ministers of the colony o... See More  

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667150

Bobby Fischer wins World chess title....

Item #667150

September 04, 1972

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, September 4, 1972



* Bobby Fischer wins World title

* 1st American to achieve this

* Boris Vasilievich Spassky




The top of page 18 has a four column heading: "Fischer OKs return match 'if prize pool is high enough" with photo of Fischer. (see) Coverage on Bobby Fischer winning the World chess championship.

Complete with 40+ pages, a few bindi... See More  

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667017

New governor of New York assumes his office...

Item #667017

August 22, 1771

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 22, 1771 



* William Tyron assumes office

* 39th governor of New York




Page 2 has a report from New York under the heading: "America" on the arrival of Governor Tryon in New York for his formal installation as governor of New York. He had arrived, with his family, from North Carolina, where he had previously been governor.

Eight pages 8 by 1... See More  

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