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A.B. Frost prints... Color Ivory Soap advertisment...

Item #702379

November 12, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 12, 1898  Full ftpg. by A.B. Frost shows a man having fallen off his bicycle. Doublepage centerfold: 'With our Troops in the Philippines--Before & After the Fall of Manila'. Halfpg: 'In & About Havana'. Displayable A.B. Frost hunting print: 'Rail Shooting' shows shooting a bird from a boat.  Also includes a full page... See More  

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Liberal governor of Missouri and the women's rights movement...

Item #697855

February 15, 1871

THE DOLLAR WEEKLY SUN, New York, Feb. 15, 1871  Page 2 has: "Gratz Brown In Trouble - A Woman's Rights Delegation Surrounding Him - The Great Liberal Fights Shy of the Movement..." with more.

Also: "A Slave Trader's $40,000" "The Trouble at West Point" "The Great Postal Fraud" and more.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.... See More  

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Winslow Homer's New Year's print...

Item #697733

January 09, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 9, 1869 

* Winslow Homer illustration - print

The front page features a full page illustration by Thomas Nast: "Peace" showing Grant and Miss Liberty.

Inside has a full page illustration by Winslow Homer: "The New Year - 1869". The doublepage centerfold is: "West Point and Vicinity, from Fort Putnam" which is a n... See More  

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Early Ulysses S. Grant well before he was famous... Assaults upon the Mormons...

Item #697530

July 20, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 20, 1839 

* Very early Ulysses S. Grant

* West Point cadet admission

* Mormons in Nauvoo, Illinois

A fascinating and extremely early mention of Ulysses S. Grant, as the front page contains a "...list of cadets admitted into the institution in June last:..." and what follows are those admitted from each of the states amo
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Latest news on the war, in a rare newspaper...

Item #697393

July 01, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, July 1, 1779  

* Very rare American Revolutionary War publication

A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This is the volume 1, #16 issue.

The front page has a report about the precarious situation of the American currency. Also a lett... See More  

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Navy upsets Army....

Item #696992

December 03, 1950


* The Army-Navy game (upset)

* College football rivalry

* West Point vs. Annapolis

The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "NAVY SNAPS ARMY''S STREAK, 14-2, BEFORE 103,000" with subheads and a nice action photo. Another related photo on the next page. (see images) This game is consi... See More  

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1941 Army-Navy game... college football...

Item #696786

November 30, 1941

SPORT'S SECTION ONLY of the New York Times November 30, 1941

* The Army-Navy game

* College football rivalry

* West Point vs. Annapolis

The top of the front page of this section has a banner headline: "100,000 SEE NAVY RALLY IN THIRD PERIOD BEAT ARMY, 14-6" with subheads and three related photos. Nice for display. Lengthy coverage continues inside with more photos, headings a... See More  

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End of war reports... Proclamation signed by John Hanson, the first President?

Item #694963

November 05, 1782


* Revolutionary War ending events

* John Hanson - 1st American president ?

Page 2 has a lengthy letter which is reflective of the American-British relationship in the past. A few bits include: "...they have not duly considered the solid reasons and unanswerable arguments of the worthy, upright pe... See More  

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Buying the land at West Point for the Military Academy... Deciding on the seat of government...

Item #694764

June 30, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, June 30, 1790 

* West Point Military Academy land bought

* Seat of Government decision

Part of page 1 & half of pg. 2 are taken up with a continuing discussion in the House of Representatives on "Mr. Gerry's motion on the assumption of the state debt..." from the Revolutionary War, a controversial discussion at the time.
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Revolutionary War events in the South...

Item #689555

November 06, 1779


* American Revolutionary War

* Southern events - Georgia & more

Most of the first column is taken up with the details of a non-exportation act by the state of Rhode Island, similar to that enacted by Massachusetts & Connecticut. Included are the penalties for those found guilty. Also an act for: "...... See More  

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Just after the Civil War ended...

Item #689003

June 24, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 24, 1865  The full front page has 3 prints showing the "Ovation to Lt. General Grant at the Cooper Institute".

Among prints inside: "Gen. Grant Review the Cadets at West Point" "View of Belle Island on the James River, Opposite Richmond" "Fleet of Gunboats & Monitors at Havana..."; 3 prints of horse ra... See More  

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Letter from Patrick Henry, and much on the Revolutionary War...

Item #684429

June 09, 1779


* Patrick Henry letter signed in type

* Much on the Revolutionary War

Pages 2 and 3 contain a wealth of reporting on the Revolutionary War including a letter from Charleston noting in part: "The campaign in George and the Southern part of this state between the royal army commanded by Brigadier General P... See More  

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Rare military paper...

Item #683374

November 20, 1840

CITIZEN SOLDIER, Norwich, Vermont, Nov. 23, 1840  "Devoted To the Interests of the Militia, Military Science & National Defense" as noted in the masthead, where also is found their motto: "In Times Of Peace, Prepare For War". This title lasted but 52 issues. Articles include: "Report - of the minority of the Board of Visitors at West Point, 25th, June, 1840";... See More  

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West Point in 1900...

Item #682819

June 23, 1900

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 23, 1900.

* West Point Military Academy
* Prints - Illustrations
This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions/prints: West Point Military Academy - Armored Farm Equipment - Wrench - Lamp & More. These illustrations a
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President Eisenhower graduates from West Point in 1915...

Item #681678

June 05, 1915

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, June 5, 1915 

* Dwight D. Eisenhower graduation

* West Point Military Academy

* Future General and President

The masthead notes this is the "Gazette Of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such contains all things military.

Of special note is a complete list of the West Point Military Academy list of graduates for 1915 and within th... See More  

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Displayable Civil War map...

Item #681553

May 10, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1862  

* Sewell's Point naval engagement

* Norfolk, Virgina map

* Battle of Eltham's Landing

The front page features a very large map headed: "THE NAVAL OPERATIONS BETWEEN FORTRESS MONROE AND NORFOLK." with a lengthy subhead. The map has much detail of this portion of the coast of Virginia.

The rest of the ftpg. is taken up with various colum... See More  

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1914 Army Football National title (unclaimed)....

Item #681101

November 28, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 28, 1914

* Early Army-Navy game

* College football rivalry

* West Point vs. Annapolis

* 1st National title (unclaimed)

The front page has a nice banner headline in red lettering: "ARMY OVERWHELMING NAVY IN ANNUAL GRIDIRON CLASSIC" with subheads. (see) This was Army's last game of the 1914 season and then be selected as 1 of the 3 teams recogn... See More  

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Kosciusko's tomb at West Point...

Item #679526

April 24, 1852

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 24, 1852  The front page has a nice print of: "The Tomb Of Kosciusko, West Point".

Tadeusz Kosciusko was a Polish military engineer/leader who joined the American forces in 1776. He led the efforts to create fortifications at West Point.

Four pages, large folio size, several folds with minor wear at folds & margins, some damp staining... See More  

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1902 West Point 100th anniversary celebration...

Item #678798

June 09, 1902

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 9, 1902

* West Point centennial - 100th anniversary

* United States Military Academy (USMA)

The top of the front page has a two column headline: "WEST POINT CELEBRATING" with subhead. (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 i... See More  

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From the capital of the confederacy...

Item #678017

August 26, 1862

RICHMOND WHIG AND PUBLIC ADVERTISER, Virginia, Aug. 26, 1862  The front page has an editorial: "The Defensive Policy". There is also the business of the "Confederate Congress" and various war reports, including: "Retreat Of Pope's Army Capture Of A Yankee Guard And Two Locomotives".

Page 2 has an editorial: "The Financial Aspects of the War", plus:... See More  

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1902 Army-Navy game... college football...

Item #675935

November 28, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 28, 1903

* Early Army-Navy game

* College football rivalry

* West Point vs. Annapolis

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ANNAPOLIS MADE A POOR SHOWING" with subheads that include: "Army Defeated Navy in Football by a Score of 40 to 5" and more. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "... See More  

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Washington's historic Farewell orders to the military..

Item #674664

December 27, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 27, 1783 

* General George Washington

* Farewell address to Continental Army

Certainly the most notable content is a full text printing of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States", a very historic & notable document datelined: "Rocky Hill, near Princetown, Nov. 2, 1783."

It reads in part:... See More  

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George Washington's letter to Martha... West Point Military Academy...

Item #673069

July 04, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 4, 1829 

* George Washington letter to Martha

* Early Susquehanna River

* Gold in North Carolina

* West Point Military Academy

Page 3 has a brief report on: "The Susquehannah" and its use by arks & rafts in the Bradford area. Also: "Plenty of Gold!" begins: "We are informed that a gold mine has been recently dis... See More  

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Early Robert E. Lee...

Item #672194

July 11, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 11, 1829

* Cadet Robert E. Lee

* West Point military academy

It's always fascinating to find mention of notable people long before they would become a household name.

Near the back is is a great example. Under a list headed: "Military Academy" area the: "...names of the five most distinguished cadets in each class..." and ... See More  

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Officers respond to Washington's Farewell Address... British evacuate New York City....

Item #671570

January 02, 1784

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 2, 1784 

* re. George Washington's Farewell Address

* British Troops evacuation of New York

The ftpg. has a report from New York noting: "General Thomas Mifflin is chosen resident of Congress for the ensuing year, in the room of Elias Boudinot...His Excellency General Washington, by proclamation bearing the date the 4th instant, and in ... See More  

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Brigham Young... Homer print...

Item #671500

September 03, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1859

* Brigham Young - Mormons

* Winslow Homer - West Point

Nice front page article and illustration: "Interview Between Brigham Young and Hon. Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City".

Inside has two gambling-themed illustrations; a very nice full page Winslow Homer print: "A Cadet Hop At West Point". Also a half page illustration: &quo... See More  

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1932 Army-Navy game... college football...

Item #651219

November 29, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 29, 1936

* The Army-Navy game

* College football rivalry

* West Point vs. Annapolis

The top of the front page of this section has a banner headline: "102,000 SEE NAVY BEAT ARMY IN LAST 3 MINUTES, 7-0" with subheads and two related photos. Nice for display. Lengthy coverage continues inside with more photos, headings and stats... See More  

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1932 Army-Navy game... college football...

Item #648317

December 04, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 4, 1932

* The Army-Navy game

* College football rivalry

* West Point vs. Annapolis

The top of this section has a one column heading: "ARMY DEFEATS NAVY BY 20 TO 0 AS 79,000 THRILL TO SPECTACLE" with subheads and two related photos. Nice for display. Lengthy coverage continues inside with more photos, headings and stats.

Comp... See More  

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Richard Brinsley "Dick" Sheridan, Jr. death....

Item #647610

October 27, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1931

* Richard Brinsley "Dick" Sheridan, Jr.

* West Point Army Cadet death (1st report)

* College football game vs. Yale (broken neck)

The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Sheridan, Army End, Dies of Football Injury; Mother at Bedside After Fast Trip by Motor" (see) First report coverage on the death of Richard Brinsley Sh... See More  

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Scenes of West Point & the Military Academy...

Item #646377

May 07, 1853

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, May 7, 1853  Inside has several prints of West Point, captions including: "Interior View of Old Fort Putnam, at West Point, New York" "View from Fort Putnam...Looking Up the Hudson River" "View of the U.S. Military Academy & the New Barracks..." "Uniforms of the Cadets at the Military Academy..." plus two more. Also ... See More  

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Bill the Goat Midshipman mascot kidnapped....

Item #637305

November 24, 1953

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1953

* Bill The Goat mascot kidnapping

* United States Naval Academy

* Navy Midshipman

Near the bottom of page 40 is a two column heading: "Army, Caught on Horns of Navy's Goat, Returns Purloined Mascot to Annapolis" (see) Plus reporting on the upcoming game.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, minor spine... See More  

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Steamer West Point explosion....

Item #605144

December 28, 1881

TRI-WEEKLY FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, December 28, 1881

* West Point, Virginia steamer disaster

Page 4 has one column headlines: "NINETEEN LIVES LOST" "By an Explosion on the Steamer Westpoint at Westpoint, Va." and more. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise good condition.... See More  

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George Custer West Point statue...

Item #603371

September 05, 1879

THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, September 5, 1879

* General George Custer

* West Point statue unveiling

* Henry Slade - medium - psychic

This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

Page 3 has one column headings: "Custer Monument" "Ceremonies of the Unveiling of the West Point Statue". See images for text.

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The work of Grant and Sherman...

Item #602745

August 22, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 22, 1864 

* Battle of Lovejoy's Station

* William T. Sherman - Atlanta

* Battle of Globe Tavern

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT" "General Warren's Operations on the Left" "Sharp Fighting & Brilliant Skirmishes" "SHERMAN" "General Kilpatrick in Pursuit of Him" "Progr... See More  

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Death of General Winfield Scott...

Item #601711

May 31, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1866 

* General Winfield Scott death

The top of the front page has: "Honors To Gen. Scott" "Official Statement of His Illness & Death,..." "Medical Diary of His Physical Condition from His Arrival at West Point" "His Burial Place..." "The Funeral Cortege..." and more.

"Old Fuss & Feathers" had a... See More  

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Johnson Chestnut Whittaker...

Item #600343

April 09, 1880


* Johnson Chestnut Whittaker 

* West Point military academy 

* Negro cadet case

The front page has small one column headings: "The Colored Cadet" and"Did He Commit the Outrage on Himself?"

Other news and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in  8 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise nice.... See More  

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Discussion Taylor's inaugural address...

Item #596980

March 10, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 10, 1849 

* President Zachary Taylor

* John Bell Hood at West Point

The first column of the front page has the reviews of six newspapers on "The Inaugural Address" of President Taylor, with many diverse comments (see photos). Also on the ftpg. is a lengthy: "List of Cadet Appointments for 1849" listed by state, and inc... See More  

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Duel of Generals Lee and Clarkson... Washington at West Point...

Item #592340

December 03, 1779

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Dec. 3, 1779  Inside has: "...Our fleet and army at New York have had a happy escape from the vengeance D'Estaing pronounced against them...passenger...says that every thing was quiet when he came from New York excepting some little skirmishing in the back settlements...repulsing an attack on Long Island & making a descent in the Jersies where ... See More  

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Harry N. Atwood airplane flight breaking world's record...

Item #583046

August 15, 1911

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Massachusetts, August 24, 1911

* Harry Nelson Atwood

* Early aviation feat

* Airplanes in it's infancy

This 12 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "ATWOOD, FLYING TO WEST POINT, BREAKS THE WORLD'S RECORD", "Aviator Lands Near military Field at 9:32 a. m., After Trip of More Than 80 Miles From ... See More  

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Reconstruction efforts...

Item #582994

June 10, 1865

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, June 10, 1865

* Southern reconstruction

* Joseph E. Johnston

Obviously a military-themed publication so a nice title for Civil War content, even for reports from shortly after the end of the war.

The entire front page is taken up with: "The Military Situation". Other articles within include: "The General Principles of Tactics" "Li... See More  

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British & American forces in America...

Item #578283

February 03, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 3, 1781  Several pages are taken up with reports from the "House of Commons" which includes one bit noting: "...Lord Howe complained of a late publication in which he had been accused of having carried on a correspondence with Dr. Franklin, a little before he took the command in America--the fact was true, but the whole of that treasonable co... See More  

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West Point... Saratoga... Quoits...

Regatta on the Schuykill River, Philadelphia...

Item #568814

July 04, 1874

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 4, 1874 The issue contains several key prints:  nearly a full ftpg: "Target Practice at West Point--Firing At Night Time", a fullpg. inside: "Regatta Of the Schuylkill Navy at Philadelphia", and two fullpg. prints of the United States Hotel in Saratoga.  Also present is a nice print of a game of quoits.

This issue is complete, h... See More  

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The late Winfield Scott...

Item #564526

June 16, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, from New York, dated June 16, 1866 The full frontpage portrait is "The Late Lieutenant-General Winfield Scott." Portrait of Scott is in an oval frame draped in black. Fullpage prints inside: "Funeral Ceremonies Of The Late Lieutenant-General Winfield Scott, At The Cemetery At West Point--Bearing The Body To The Grave" and "The Chapel At West Point--Th... See More  

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Item #177793

January 23, 1915

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, January 23, 1915

This issue has a color cover page before the title page. On the back of the cover page there are several photos from the war.

In this issue, there are several articles including "The Feudal Towns of Texas" by George Creel; "Kitchener of Khartoum" by Harold Begbie; "An Anarchist Church" by Robert Shores; ... See More  

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Vacation in 1855...

Item #547696

July 19, 1855

THE NEW YORK HERALD, dated July 19, 1855.

* Vacation in 1855

On page 2 under "The Watering Places" are interesting letters from visitors at the following locations: "West Point Highlands", "N.J. Cape May" (has two letters), "Old Point Comfort", and "Richmond & Warrenton Springs, Virginia" These letters take most of three columns.

Altho... See More  

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Item #545209

July 08, 1834

ALBANY ARGUS, Albany, New York, July 8, 1834

Page 3 has a report from the "N.Y. Eve. Post" about the deaths of two firemen (Eugene Underhill & Frederick Ward) who perished in a fire, with mention that "...the fire department has taken prompt...measures to pay a tribute of respect..."

Other news of the day includes: "West point Military Academy" "Medica... See More  

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Tribute to Mark Twain....

Item #177587

December 24, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1910

There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is a photo of "The New Chief Justice of the United States."

This issue has a photo spread of "The Explosion Which Shook New York" and a full page illustration of "'I Wish Santa Claus Would at Least Switch His Line of Confectionery" by... See More  

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Mark Twain Ad....

Item #177576

September 17, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1910

This issue a full color, cover page. This issue's front page is a photo of "Connecticut Democrats' Choice for Governor."

This issue has an illustration of "His Taftship: 'Can You Beat it? He Cast Me for the Leading Part, and Now he Gobbles the Centre of the Stage and Every Inch of Limelight.' "by Kemble. Th... See More  

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Mayor Gaynor Shot.....

Item #177573

August 13, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, August 13, 1910  This issue includes two front pages, something that is very unusual. The second front page was probably added after the newspapers were printed for the week when Mayor Gaynor was shot. The first front page of this issue is a photo of "Getting on at Panama" and the second one is of "The Attempted Assassination of Mayor Gayn
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10 Die in 12-Inch Rifle Malfunction....

Item #177572

August 06, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1910

This issue a full color, cover page. The front page of this issue has a photo of "Ohio's Republican Candidate for Governor."

This issue has an illustration of "A Parallelogram" by Kemble and an article with photos of "A Diana in Africa" by H. R. H. Helene de France, Duchess of Aosta. There are photos of "Whe... See More  

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