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702561

Letter from John Wesley... State of affairs in Pennsylvania...

Item #702561
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1756  Among the articles within is a "Letter from Mr. Wesley Confirming the Yorkshire Earthquake", signed by him in type: John Wesley, the noted evangelist and founder of Methodism.

Also: "Of the Cultivation of Exotics" which concerns the red cedar & other trees in America. Another article taking over 3 pages is "A Dia... See More  

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702586

Ben Franklin creates a medal honoring the end of the Revolutionary War...

Item #702586
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1783  Near the beginning are 15 pages of: "Summary Proceedings in the Third Session of the Present Parliament" which include some discussions concerning America. Another article concerns the tune Yankee Doodle, particularly details on the presumed author of the famous tune (questionable) who had recently died. It notes: "Your readers, &a... See More  

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702705

Thomas Jefferson's inaugural address...

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March 14, 1805

BOSTON GAZETTE, March 14, 1805 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Inauguration - inaugural address




Page 2 has the lengthy: "President Jefferson's Speech" which is his inaugural address, introduced with: "This day, at 12 o'clock, Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, took the oath of office & delivered the following Inaugural Speech..." which tak... See More  

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702621

Pony Express - collecting mail for the very first run...

Item #702621

April 02, 1860

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, April 2, 1860



* Pony Express - prior to 1st trek

* Saint Louis, Missouri




Page 3 has a very interesting article concerning the beginning of the Pony Express service, outlining the charges. The text is headed: "The California Pony Express" and is datelined St. Louis, with portions including: "We learn...that they commence receiving despatches for the Cal... See More  

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702614

Written by Hans Christian Andersen...

Item #702614
SCRIBNER'S MONTHLY, (New York), April, 1873 



* "The Flea and the Professor" written by Hans Christian Andersen



Near the back of this monthly magazine is a printing of the short story by Hans Christian Anderson titled: "The Flea And The Professor" (see photos for the beginning). The story takes close to two full pages. From my research this printing is contemporar... See More  

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702627

Huntsville, Texas penitentiary horrors...

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March 27, 1875

ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 27, 1875



* Texas State Penitentiary "Walls Unit"

* Huntsville, Texas horrors




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 10 has an article headed: "HOPELESS HORROR", with subheads: "Crime Against Criminals in the Texas Penitentiary" & "A Terrible Tale of Tortu... See More  

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702582

Inauguration of President Grover Cleveland...

Item #702582

March 05, 1893

THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, Nebraska, March 5, 1893  The top of the first column has heads: "CLEVELAND GOES IN" "Thrice Nominated & Twice Inaugurated President of the United States" "Severe Storm Mars The Ceremonies" ""Policy of The New Administration". The ftpg. also has a nice graphic showing: "Cleveland And His Cabinet". The text takes o... See More  

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702379

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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702632

Life in 1903 - Immigration, unemployment, war on the horizon...

Item #702632

October 24, 1903

MEMPHIS MORNING NEWS, Tennessee, Oct. 24, 1903  The front page has an interesting article headed: "NEARLY A MILLION IMMIGRANTS IN 1903", followed by the subhead: "All Records Broken in the Number of Aliens Coming to the United States in Search of Homes and Fortunes...". The article discusses where they are coming from and talks about some of the requirements necessary for ... See More  

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702671

Printed at an institution for the criminally insane...

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July 01, 1921

THE FARVIEW ECHO, Farview (Waymart), Wayne County, Pennsylvania, July, 1921  This is an interesting four page newspaper published by the "Farview State Hospital" which was for the criminally insane. The issue contains a wide range of various news tidbits and no advertisements.

Measures about 12 1/2 by 17 inches, good condition. An unusual newspaper.

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702572

First woman nominee for VP on Democrat ballot...

The KKK - The DNC decides position in 1924...

Item #702572

June 28, 1924

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, June 28 & 30, 1924 (a two-issue set)



The front page of the June 28th issue has the 2-line, full-banner heading: "COMMITTEE DEADLOCKED OVER ANTI-KLAN PLANK - BITTER FIGHT CERTAIN ON CONVENTION FLOOR", with related subheading and considerable details of the convention. The front page of the June 30th issue has the full-banner: "BATTLE OF BA... See More  

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702579

Lee Bible's land speed record attempt disaster...

Item #702579

March 14, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 14, 1929



* Race car driver Lee Bible killed

* Land speed record attempt

* Ormond Beach, Florida

* Great headline for display.




The front page has a banner headline: "2 DIE; END AUTO SPEED RACING" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Banner heading and 3 related photos on the back page as well. First report coverage continues inside with three relate... See More  

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702569

Al Jolson's "Mammy" World preimiere....

Item #702569

March 25, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1930



* Al Jolson's "Mammy"

* World Premiere ad

* Blackface Minstrel




Page 35 has a nice 14 1/2 x 6 inch advertisement for the world premiere of Al Jolson's new movie "Mammy". See photos for this ad which has three illustrations relating to his famous "blackface" appearance. With this movie opening in New York City on March ... See More  

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702581

Seabiscuit wins San Juan Capistrano Handicap...

Item #702581

March 07, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1937



* Seabiscuit wins San Juan Capistrano Handicap

* Thoroughbred racehorse racing




Page 9 of the sport's section (inside) has a banner headline: "Crowd of 45,000 Sees Seabiscuit Score in $10,000 Added Santa Anita Race" with subheads and racing summary. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the San Juan Capistrano Han... See More  

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702576

"First they came for the Socialists... then they came for me."

Martin Niemöller sent to a concentration camp....

Item #702576

March 04, 1938

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, March 4, 1938



* Reverend Martin Niemöller sent to a concentration camp

* Anti-Nazi theologian and Lutheran pastor

* Famous "First they came..." statement fame




The front page has a two column-wide article headed: "Niemöller Sent to Prison Camp," followed by considerable text (see images). The report speaks of the anti-Nazi theolog... See More  

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702699

Jews ordered to turn over their valuables...

Item #702699

February 24, 1939

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 24, 1939 



* The Jewish Holocaust in progress

* Jews ordered to give up valuables

* Hermann Goering - Adolph Hitler




The top of page 3 has a one column head: "Reich Orders Jews To Cede Valuables" with subheads: "German or Stateless Ones Must Turn In All Precious Metals and Stones in Fortnight" "'Compensation' To Be Set" "Mo... See More  

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702560

First NCAA College basketball championship game...

Item #702560

March 28, 1939

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, March 28, 1939



* Very first "March Madness" - NCAA basketball championship in 1939



The top of page 3 of the sport's section has 1st report coverage on the final game of the very first NCAA basketball championship ever held, with heading: "OREGON BEATS OHIO STATE FOR NATIONAL TITLE" (see images). With present-day interest in the NCAA tournament... See More  

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702574

1940 "Gone With the Wind" academy awards...

Item #702574

March 01, 1940

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 1, 1940



* "Gone with the Wind" movie

* 1940 Academy Awards (1st report)

* Vivien Leigh wins w/ photo




The front page has a one column heading: "Film Prizes Go to Robt. Donat and Miss Leigh" (see) Photo of Vivien Leigh is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete with ... See More  

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702585

Touro Synagogue honored....

Item #702585

March 09, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1946



* Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island

* Declared a National Historic Site



Page 15 has one column headings that include: "NATION SETS APART TOURO SYNAGOGUE" "Shrine of Judaism at Newport, Oldest in Country, Designated as a Historic Site" "Relic Of Colonial Beauty" "Clergy of Other Faiths Join in Extolling Memorial to E... See More  

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702580

Khrushchev takes control in the Soviet Union....

Item #702580

March 28, 1953

NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1958  The top of the front page announces: "KHRUSHCHEV TAKES FULL CONTROL, REPLACING BULGANIN AS PREMIER; U.S. EXPECTS NO CHANGE IN POLICY" with related subheads as well as a photo headed: "Voting For New Soviet Premier...". The article carries over to page 2, and page 3 has a related article: "He Employed Stalin's Divide-and-Rule Tactics... See More  

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702571

First woman, Jackie Cochran, breaks sound barrier.....

Item #702571

May 19, 1953

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1953



* Jacqueline Cochran breaks the sound barrier

* 1st ever woman to do so - jet airplane




The top of page 32 has a one column heading: "MISS COCHRAN TOPS THE SPEED OF SOUND" with subhead and photo of Cochran. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Comp... See More  

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702587

Selma-Montgomery march ruling... Johnson's voting bill...

Item #702587

March 18, 1965

WALL STREET JOURNAL, Pacific Coast Edition, March 18, 1965  On the front page under the heading "World Wide" reports "Johnson Sent his new Negro voting bill to Congress"; "Alabama Officials were barred from hindering a 50-mile civil-rights march" and "Martin Luther King, Jr. triumphantly announced the decision to hundreds of his followers massed before the c... See More  

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702575

Larry Bird vs. "Magic" Johnson - NCAA Championship Showdown.....

Item #702575

March 28, 1979

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, Chicago, Illinois, March 28, 1979 Close to the back of the issue, in the Sports Section, are two articles related to the highly-anticipated showdown between Earvin "Magic" Johnson, of Michigan State, and Larry Bird, of Indiana State, in the NCAA Championship. One has "Johnson tops NCAA team", which tells of "Magic" Johnson being selected at the Tour... See More  

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702583

Death of John Belushi in a L.A. paper...

Item #702583

March 06, 1982

LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 6, 1982



* Actor comedian John Belushi death (1st report)

* "Saturday Night Live" Animal House" fame

* Best title to be had ?




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Actor John Belushi Found Dead in Hollywood Hotel" with photo. (see) Continued reporting inside. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capita... See More  

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702577

Death of actor/dancer Danny Kaye, in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #702577

March 04, 1987

LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 4, 1987 



* Danny Kaye death (1st report)

* Hollywood movie film comedian actor

* American-Jewish singer and dancer

* Best title to be had ?




The top of the front page features three photos of iconic film star & dancer Danny Kaye,  beneath which is a one column heading: "Danny Kaye, 74, Dies; World Was His Stage". The article carries over to ... See More  

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702578

Review & premiere of "Lethal Weapon", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #702578

March 06, 1987

LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 6, 1987



* Best "Lethal Weapon" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Buddy cop action film - Mel Gibson




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Lethal Weapon" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's p... See More  

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702573

"ELLEN" show becomes 1st Prime-Time TV show with lead lesbian character - 1987...

Item #702573

March 01, 1997

LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 1, 1997 (Calendar Section only)



* Ellen DeGeneres' character "comes out" as homosexual

* I1st Prime-Time TV lead role to feature a lesbian character




The front page of this complete Calendar Section has the 4-column banner headline: "'Ellen' Gets ready to Open the Closet Door," followed by considerable text which continues on page 17 w... See More  

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702584

Record Volume on Stock Market... Rare, good news...

Item #702584

March 17, 2000

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 2000  In contrast to the more negative reports which typically make stock market headlines collectible, here is a significant upbeat headline. The front page announces "A Record Volume As Stocks Surge On The Big Board" with the main article reported on page 7 of Section C "March Madness on Wall St. As Dow Gains 499 Points" and other related
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