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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
(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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1871
* Lowry's War - gang
* Pembroke, North Carolina
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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