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161500

Printed on pink paper...

Item #161500

January 01, 1931

THE POLICE GAZETTE, New York, NY, 1931. Somewhat the scandal sheet of its day, this periodical also had much about sports and the entertainment industry, including many related photos. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not be this specific date but will have the format as shown. Twenty pages measuring 15"x11".

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$21.00
699981

The Gavit 1931 list of known reprinted newspapers...

Item #699981

January 01, 1931

Booklet: "A List Of American Newspaper Reprints" compiled by Joseph Gavit, 1931.  A well known but seldom found booklet of 16 pages which begins: "This is an attempt to bring together, in one list, notes on all the complete separate reproductions of early or historic issues of American newspapers..." with a bit more. See the photos for more details.

A nice booklet for any... See More  

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$48.00
675745

1931 Marshal Joseph Joffre death...

Item #675745

January 03, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Neb., January 3, 1931



* Marshal Joseph Joffre death

* World War I French general




The front page has a four column headline: "'PAPA' JOFFRE IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see)

Complete with 12 pages, light toning minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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$42.00
579123

Early rockets... Dr. Darwin O. Lyon....

Item #579123

January 04, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 4,1931



* Early rockets flight

* Dr. Darwin O. Lyon



This 100+ page newspaper has one column headlines on page E3 (inside) that include: "HAS ROCKET READY TO SEND UP 70 MILES", "Dr. Darwin Lyon to Fire It From Italian Mountain Early This Month", "Denies Aiming At Moon", and more (see photos for text here).



Other news of the day thro... See More  

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629958

England, Arkansas food riot....

Item #629958

January 04, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 4, 1931



* England, Lonoke County, Arkansas

* The drought - Great depression era

* Farmers food riot - rebellion




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "50 Farmers Storm Arkansas Town Demanding Food for Their Children" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the England, Arkansas food riot during the drought and great depression. Alw... See More  

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$37.00
648740

Maulana Mohammad Ali Jouha death...

Item #648740

January 05, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1931 



* Maulana Mohammad Ali Jouhar death 

* 1st report - Muslim leader -
Khilafat movement 



Page 7 has one column headings that include: "MUHAMMAD ALI DIES AT TASK IN LONDON" "Indian Moslem Leader Defied Death to Attend Parley to Win Autonomy for Nation" "PENNED PLEA WHILE DYING" and more. (see) First report covera... See More  

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671930

Pope Pius XI's Casti connubii.....

Item #671930

January 09, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1931



* Pope Pius XI

* Casti connubii

* Papal encyclical




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "POPE PIUS XI, IN ENCYCLICAL, CONDEMNS TRIAL MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND BIRTH CONTROL" with subheads. (see) Full text of the papal encyclical takes up pages 14 & 15 with photo of Pope Pius XI. Too much to photograph all.

Other news, sports an... See More  

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621023

Maryville, Missouri Negro lynching...

Item #621023

January 12, 1931

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, January 12, 1931 



* Raymond Gunn lynching 

* Maryville MO Missouri

* Burned atop a schoolhouse 




The front page has one column headings: "Mob Burns Negro To Death On School Roof" "Building Made Funeral Pyre; Victim Chained To Prevent His Escape" and more. (see) Early, same day 1st report coverage on the lynching of Negr... See More  

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675088

George Washington Bridge named....

Item #675088

January 14, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1931



* George Washington Bridge named (1st report)

* Hudson River double-decked suspension bridge




The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "Washington Memorial Bridge Is Name of New Hudson Span" (see) First report coverage on the famous suspension bridge being named after our first president. I suspect this is one of the few publica... See More  

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671971

1931 Tecumseh bones found in Ontario ?....

Item #671971

January 17, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1931



* Tecumseh bones found in Canada

* Native American - Shawnee leader

* Walpole Island First Nation - Ontario




The top of page 9 has a two column heading: "Tecumseh's Bones Believed Found in Ontario At the Island Cabin of a Chief's Widow" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning and a lit... See More  

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640154

Niagara Falls rock slide in 1931....

Item #640154

January 19, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1931



* Niagara Falls - American side

* Prospect Point rock slide




The front page has a one column heading: "ROCK SLIDE ALTERS NIAGARA FALLS RIM" with subheads. (see) First report coverage of the rock fall at Prospect Point of the American side of Niagara Falls. Article continues inside with related photo.

Other news, sports and advertisements of th... See More  

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644184

First Round table Conference ends...

Item #644184

January 20, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 20, 1931



* First Round Table Conference ends

* Mahatma Gandhi demands swaraj

* Constitutional reforms in India




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PLEDGE OF AUTONOMY CLOSES INDIA PARLEY; MOVE TO WIN GANDHI" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous pu... See More  

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588463

Hermann Oberth... early rockets...

Item #588463

January 24, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1931



* Hermann Oberth

* Early rockets - rocketry

* Space travel - Moon



This 36 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 3: "Movie Shows Flight to Moon by Rocket; Scientists Plan World Group to Realize It"



Interesting text here which takes up about a 1/3 column.



This issue contains other news of the day throughout. It is a rag edition... See More  

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617277

Mahatma Gandhi jail release...

Item #617277

January 26, 1931

THE WORLD, New York City, January 26, 1931 



* Mahatma Gandhi jail release



The front page has a two column headline: "Release of Gandhi Ordered; H May Insist on Eviction" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, address label in masthead, a little spine wear, generally good.... See More  

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657093

Mahatma Gandhi jail release...

Item #657093

January 26, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 26, 1931 



* Mahatma Gandhi jail release



The front page has a five column headline: "Britain Orders Freedom for Gandhi" with subheads and small photo of Gandhi. Another photo on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition&qu... See More  

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682348

Roger Touhy: Irish-American mob boss... John Dillinger gang captured...

Item #682348

January 26, 1931

ST. PAUL DISPATCVH, Minnesota, Jan. 26, 1931  The headline: "FACTOR NAMES TOUHY AS KIDNAPER" with related subheads on Roger Touhy, an Irish American mob boss & Prohibition-era bootlegger form Chicago. This reports his having been framed for the 1933 faked kidnapping of gangster John 'Jake the Barber' Factor (brother of Max Factor). Touhy would spend 26 years in prison, m... See More  

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624441

Mahatma Gandhi jail release...

Item #624441

January 27, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1931 



* Mahatma Gandhi jail release (1st report) 



The front page has one column headings that include: "M'DONALD TRIUMPHS IN DEBATE ON INDIA AS GANDHI GOES FREE" "The Nationalist Leader Predicts His Rearrest Soon--Many of His Aides Released" and more. (see) Continues on page 8 with small photo of Gandhi.

Other news, sports an... See More  

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581046

Mahatma Gandhi released from jail...

Item #581046

January 28, 1931

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, January 28, 1931 



* Mahatma Gandhi jail release



This 10 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "INDIA'S BATTLE WILL CONTINUE, GANDHI WARNS", "Thousands Gather To Pay Him Homage", "Woman Crushed to Death as Bombay Throngs Fight to See Him; Cites Rights" and more with smaller sub... See More  

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569683

Linton IN coal mine disaster...

Item #569683

January 29, 1931

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, Albany, New York, January 29, 1931



* Linton IN Indiana

* Little Betty Coal Mine


* Explosion (1st report)



This 34 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:



* SEVEN SAVED; 29 KILLED IN INDIANA MINE

* Rescue Crews Bring Out Men After Gas Blast Wrecks Shaft




Tells of the Little Betty Coal Mine disaster near Linton Indiana.



Other news of the day. ... See More  

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675911

1931 Hermann Oberth... early rockets...

Item #675911

January 30, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1931 



* Hermann Oberth 

* Early rockets - rocketry 

* The Moon & beyond ?



The top of page 3 has one column headings: "HOPE TO GAIN PLANET 15 YEARS FROM NOW" "Oberth, Rocket Expert, Predicts a Flight to the Moon, Mars or Jupiter" (see) His prediction would happen but more than 15 years later.

Complete with 44 pages, ra... See More  

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578996

Hermann Oberth... early rockets...

Item #578996

January 31, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, January 31, 1931



* Hermann Oberth

* Early rockets - rocketry

* War weapons



This 36 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 8 that include: "WAR WITH ROCKETS PICTURED BY OBERTH", "Hungarian Inventor Says Nations Are Testing Ways to Shoot Half Around the World", "Forecasts Rain Of Poison" and more. Interesting text here whi... See More  

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682027

Babe Ruth boxing with his daughter... Ty Cobb gets a golf lesson...

Item #682027

January 31, 1931

POLICE GAZETTE, New York, January 31, 1931



* Babe Ruth & boxing

* Ty Cobb & golf




This tabloid calls itself: "The Leading Illustrated Sporting Journal In the World" as noted in the masthead, although it has its share of "tabloid" photos as well.

Among the many sports-related photos inside is a quarter page showing the Babe boxing, captioned: "Bambino Tunes U... See More  

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578138

Robert Goddard.... early rockets.....

Item #578138

February 01, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 1931 This 100+ page newspaper has a one column editorial heading on page E1 (inside): "ROCKETING THROUGH SPACE". See photos for text.



Other news, sports and advertising of the day throughout. Light browning, some spine wear and little front page creasing, otherwise in good condition.



source: wikipedia: Robert Hutchings Goddard, Ph.D. (October 5, 18... See More  

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$49.00
689280

1931 Cimarron opening day (eve) advertisement...

Item #689280

February 05, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 5, 1931



* Cimarron opening day (eve) advertisement

* pre-Code epic Western film - movie

* First to win Academy Award for Best Picture

* Richard Dix and Irene Dunne




Pages 10 & 11 has a terrific duo tone advertisement for the movie "Cimarron" for it's opening day (eve). A printing flaw somewhat affects this ad. (see) This film was the first ... See More  

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663884

Malcolm Campbell... Over 300 MPH in automobile...

Item #663884

February 06, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1931



* Race driver Malcolm Campbell

* Bluebird car speed record

* Daytona Beach, Florida




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Campbell Drives Auto 245 Miles an Hour, Four Miles a Minute, a World Speed Record" (see) First report coverage continues on page 13 with related photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported i... See More  

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678103

Charlie Chaplin's "City Lights" opening day....

Item #678103

February 07, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 7, 1931



* Silent era comic actor Charlie Chaplin

* "City Lights" movie film debut ad & review




Page 11 has a one column heading: "CHAPLIN HILARIOUS IN HIS 'CITY LIGHTS'" with subheads. (see) Also on the same page is an advertisement for the opening day debut of this famous movie with caricature of Chaplin. (see)

Other news, sports... See More  

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672999

Amelia Earhart weds George Putnam in 1931...

Item #672999

February 08, 1931

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, February 8, 1931.



* Amelia Earhart

* George Putnam

* Marriage - Weds




The front page has a one column heading: "Miss Earhart, Ocean Flyer, Putnam, Wed" Related photo on page 5. (see)

Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

... See More  

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577303

Kodak Camera founder George Eastman in 1931..

Item #577303

February 10, 1931

NEW YORK TIMES, February 10, 1931



* George Eastman... guest of honor

* Kodak camera inventor - roll film



This 44 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 4 that include: "EASTMAN IS HONORED FOR GIFTS TO WORLD", "Hoover, Coolidge, Mussolini and Ortiz Rubio Join in Tribute to Philanthropist", "Two Nations Decorate Him", and more which includes a photo of E... See More  

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588332

Lou Gehrig contract w/ photo...

Item #588332

February 14, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 14, 1931



* Lou Gehrig signs contract

* New York Yankees

* MLB major league baseball




This 36 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 13 that include: "GEHRIG IS SIGNED BY YANKS FOR YEAR", "Salary Reported to Be $25,000, the Same as Last Season--McCarthy to Go South" and more with photo of Gehrig (see image). Great to have in this famo... See More  

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689279

1931 Carroll Show raided for obsenity...

Item #689279

February 14, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 14, 1931



* Earl Carroll show raided by police

* Chicago gangland wars

* Al 'Scarface' Capone era

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The front page has a nice banner headline: "RAID CARROLL SHOW, 28 GIRLS" with subheads. Nice for display. Two related photos are on the back page.

When it comes to gangste... See More  

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587705

1931 Lillian Leitzel accidental death...

Item #587705

February 16, 1931

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, February 16, 1931



* Lillian Leitzel accident - death

* Acrobatic circus star (1st report)




This 24 page newspaper has a one column headline near the bottom of the front page: "Lillian Leitzel, Circus Star, Dies After Fall"

 
with subhead: "Little Trapeze Artist Succumbs to Injuries Received in Danish Capital".



Other news of the d... See More  

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646384

1931 Lillian Leitzel circus death...

Item #646384

February 16, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 16, 1931



* Lillian Leitzel accident - death (1st report)

* Acrobat & strongwoman circus star

* Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey

* Trapeze artist fall




Page 11 has a one column heading: "CIRCUS FALL FATAL TO LILLIAN LEITZEL" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Lillian Leitzel, circus star. Always nice to have... See More  

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678048

Albert Einstein urges use of science....

Item #678048

February 17, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1931



* Professor Albert Einstein lecture

* California Institute of Technology

* Urges applying science in the World




Page 6 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN SEES LACK IN APPLYING SCIENCE" with subheads and more. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.

Other new... See More  

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$38.00
695937

1930 Chicago gangland war in full swing...

Item #695937

February 17, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 17, 1931



* Chicago gangland wars

* Al 'Scarface' Capone & politics

* Mayor William "Big Jim" Thompson

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The front page has a five column heading concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "Lyle Reveals $150,000 Capone Fund" with subheads. Coverage ... See More  

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581786

The first mention of Phar Lap in The New York Times... Phar Lap Australian horse race win...

Item #581786

February 22, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1931



* Phar Lap - Thoroughbred racehorse

* 1st mention in this famous NYC title




This is a rather historic issue for any horse racing collectors, as this is the very first mention of the famous Australian racehorse "Phar Lap" in the prestigious New York Times newspaper.



This 100+ page Sunday issue has a two column heading on the front page of the... See More  

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688405

Phar Lap, Australian racehorse wins...

Item #688405

February 22, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1931



* Phar Lap - Thoroughbred racehorse

* Wins Futurity Stakes (MRC) - Australia




Near the bottom of the front page of the sport's section (at the back) is a two column heading: "Phar Lap Wins Claulfield Stakes in Sydney, Bringing Total Turf Earnings to $250,000" (see)

Eighty + pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

... See More  

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582546

Bertram Thomas crosses Rub' al Khali...

Item #582546

February 23, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1931



* Bertram Thomas

* Rub' al Khali (Empty Quarter)

* Arabian Desert




This 36 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "WHITE MAN CROSSES THE ARABIAN DESERT FOR THE FIRST TIME", "Bertram Thomas Travels 850-Mile Expanse of Mysterious Waste of Ruba-el-khali", "Area Has Biblical History" and mor... See More  

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600800

Death of Dame Nellie Melba...

Item #600800

February 23, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, February 23, 1931



* Dame Nellie Melba death

* Australian opera singer




The front page has a two column headline: "Dame Nellie Melba, Noted Soprano, Dies" with subhead and photo of Melba.This is 1st report coverage on the death of Australian operatic soprano, Nellie Melba.



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

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600799

Irene Schroeder execution... 1st Pennsylvania Woman...

Item #600799

February 24, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, February 24, 1931



* Irene Schroeder execution

* Rockview State Correctional Institution

* Bellefonte, Pennsylvania




Page 2 has a two column headline: "RELIGIOUS MESSAGE LEFT BY PAIR BEFORE EXECUTION" with related photo (see photos). This is 1st report coverage on the execution by electrocution of 'Iron' Irene Schroed... See More  

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673001

Prohibition upheld by the Supreme Court...

Item #673001

February 24, 1931

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, February 24, 1931



* The 19th Amendment deemed valid

* Supreme Courts upholds Prohibition




The front page has a 4-column, 2-line heading: "SUPREME COURT HOLDS 18TH AMENDMENT VALID", with considerable supporting text. Yet again the Supreme Court fended off another challenge to the validity of Prohibition. The 19th Amendment would eventually... See More  

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$68.00
673034

Billy Sunday in Boston - 1931...

Item #673034

February 24, 1931

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, February 5, 1931  The the page has an article: "BILLY SUNDAY IN BOSTON AGAIN", describing the brilliance and public acceptance of Billy Sunday and his antics.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day.

Complete in 8 pages, somewhat fragile, but overall generally good. See images for details.... See More  

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$48.00
630040

Prohibition law held valid in 1931....

Item #630040

February 25, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 25, 1931



* National Prohibition Act held valid

* Eighteenth Amendment argument

* Dry law to continue in the U.S.




The front page has a one column heading: "DRY LAW HELD VALID BY SUPREME COURT; RULING IS UNANIMOUS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the United States v. Sprague Supreme Court decision with complete text on page 21.

Other news... See More  

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655279

Gandhi, Thomas Edison, and Al Capone...

Item #655279

February 25, 1931

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Feb. 25, 1931  The front page has a large photo of Gandhi with the caption: "Gandhi Happy To Be Free Again." Also on the front page is an interesting article regarding Albert Einstein: "Einstein Used the Cigarette Relatively." Page 3 has a 2-column, two-line heading regarding Al Capone: "CAPONE ELUDES THE CROWDS AND GOES BEFORE U.... See More  

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$55.00
695171

Al 'Scarface' Capone in 1931....

Item #695171

February 26, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 26, 1931



* Al 'Scarface' Capone vs. United States

* Contempt of Court trial starts w/ photo




The front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE PUT ON TRIAL; COURT ROOM GUARDED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Capone. He would be found guilty and be sentenced to Cook County Jail for 6 months. Always nice t... See More  

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594871

Al Capone gets 6 months in jail...

Item #594871

February 27, 1931

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, February 27, 1931



* Gangster Al Capone

* Jail sentence




The front page has one column headings: "CAPONE GIVEN A SENTENCE OF SIX MONTHS IN JAIL", "'Scarface Al' of Chicago, Again Appears in Court in Nobby Attire", "Says Leader of Bootlegger Was Not as Ill as He Tried to Make Out" and ... See More  

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649897

Al 'Scarface' Capone in 1931....

Item #649897

February 27, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1931



* Al 'Scarface' Capone vs. United States

* Contempt of Court trial decision (day of)

* Beer baron makes fortune in illegal alcohol




Page 12 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AFFIDAVIT UNDER FIRE IN TRIAL" with subheads. (see) He would be found guilty on this day and be sentenced to Cook County Jail for 6 months.

Also on the same page ... See More  

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624440

Al Capone gets 6 months in jail...

Item #624440

February 28, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 28, 1931



* Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone

 * Guilty of contempt of court




Page 3 has a one column heading: "CAPONE SENTENCED TO 6 MONTHS IN JAIL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone being found guilty of contempt of court.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is ... See More  

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$39.00
688790

Peter Kurten indictments.. The Vampire of Düsseldorf...

Item #688790

March 02, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 2, 1931



* Peter Kurten indictments

* German serial killer - rapist

* Vampire of Dusseldorf - monster




The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "'JACK THE RIPPER' MUST FACE TRIAL FOR 13 MURDERS" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 34 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. ... See More  

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$48.00
637520

Gandhi-Irwin Pact...

Item #637520

March 04, 1931

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, March 4, 1931



* Gandhi-Irwin Pact reached  (early 1st report)

* Mahatma Gandhi & Lord Irwin - India



The top of the front page has a one column heading: "INDIA'S PEACE ASSURED BY COMPROMISE" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.



... See More  

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$45.00
580415

Gandhi-Irwin Pact...

Item #580415

March 05, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, March 5, 1931 This 22 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "GANDHI WINS DEFIANCE FIGHT FOR INDIA".



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning, little margin wear, otherwise good condition.



wikipedia notes: Gandhi–Irwin Pact refers to a political agreement signed by Mahatma Gandhi and the then Viceroy o... See More  

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$46.00
648743

Albert Einstein goes home...

Item #648743

March 05, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1931



* Albert Einstein leaves America



Page 9 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN DEPARTS, PRAISING AMERICA" with subheads and photo of Einstein with wife. (see) He would escape Adolph Hitler and the Nazis just two years later. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, sports and advertisements ... See More  

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580416

Ruth Nichols airplane flight record...

Item #580416

March 06, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, March 6, 1931



* Ruth Nichols - aviatrix

* Altitude airplane flight record (women)



This 24 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page:

"RUTH NICHOLS SETS NEW RECORD" with photo of Nichols (see photos).



Nice to have on the front page. Other news of the day including period advertising. This issue has light browning with little ... See More  

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$30.00
580417

Kenansville, NC prison fire disaster... Aviatrix Ruth Nichols breaks altitude record...

Item #580417

March 07, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, March 7, 1931



* Kenansville NC North Carolina

* Duplin County prison camp fire

* Ruth Nichols flight record




This 18 page newspaper has a nice seven column headline on the front page: "11 CONVICTS BURN TO DEATH IN CELLS" with subheads.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day including a front page report on aviatrix, Ruth Nichols, b... See More  

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$36.00
585402

Ruth Nichols airplane flight record...

Item #585402

March 07, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, March 7, 1931 



* Ruth Nichols - aviatrix 

* Altitude airplane flight record (women) 



This 18 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Ruth Nichols Hops to 30,000-Foot Record" with subhead and photo of Nichols (see photos).



Nice to have on the front page. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throu... See More  

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629990

Ruth Rowland Nichols aviation feat.....

Item #629990

March 07, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1931



* Ruth Rowland Nichols breaks record

* World altitude record (Women)

* Airplane flight to 28,743 feet




The front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS SOARS SIX MILES ABOVE CITY, SETTING NEW RECORD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Nichols. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in th... See More  

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629991

1931 rocket sled test w/ photo.....

Item #629991

March 10, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1931



* Rocket sled on ice test w/ photo

* Syracuse University student




Page 16 has one column headings that include: "ROCKET SLED LEAPS AT A DAZZLING PACE" "Syracuse Student Vaults Fifty Feet in 2-5 of a Second on Oneida Lake" and more with photo. (see) First record coverage ob Harry W. Bull traveling on the 1st rocket ice-boat on record. I s... See More  

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689057

Virgil Kirkland guilty of murder... Gary, Indiana...

Item #689057

March 11, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 11, 1931



* Virgil Kirkland - psycho for love

* Arlene Gwendolyn Draves murder

* Gary, Indiana High School - Valparaiso trial




The front page has a nice banner headline: "KIRKLAND TO CELL FOR LIFE" with subheads. Nice for display. Some related photos are on the back page.

Complete with 38 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes... See More  

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551926

Hoover Dam contracts accepted...

Item #551926

March 12, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York City, New York, March 12, 1931



* Hoover Dam contracts accepted

* Construction to begin




This 52 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 5: "HOOVER DAM JOB LET AT $48,890,999" and "Wilbur Accepts the Six Companies' Offer for Construction of Boulder Canyon Project".



Other news of the day through out. Rag edition in great condition.



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629992

Johannes Winkler... Liquid rocket flight...

Item #629992

March 15, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1931



* 1st liquid fueled rocket launch

* Johannes Winkler




Page 27 has one column headings: "LIQUID-FUEL ROCKET IN SUCCESSFUL FLIGHT" "First Projectile So Driven Rises 1,000 feet in German Test and Lands as Planned" First report coverage on the the very 1st successful launched liquid-fueled rocket. I suspect this is one of the few publication... See More  

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672298

SS Viking sealing ship explosion disaster....

Item #672298

March 17, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1931



* SS Viking sealing ship explosion disaster

* Film producer Varick Frissell




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "20 KILLED, SCORES HURT, AS SHIP BLOWS UP; MOVIE MEN ON SEALER AMONG MISSING; SIXTY REACH ISLAND OFF NEWFOUNDLAND" with subheads and photo of Varick Frissell. (see) First report coverage on the SS Viking disaster nea... See More  

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670943

SS Viking sealing ship explosion disaster....

Item #670943

March 18, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 18, 1931



* SS Viking sealing ship explosion disaster

* Film producer Varick Frissell




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "24 MISSING FROM THE VIKING; SARGENT, INJURED, IS SAVED; RESCUE BOATS REACH ISLAND" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the SS Viking disaster near Horse Islands off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada. Always nice to have ... See More  

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673928

From the Panama Canal Zone...

Item #673928

March 18, 1931

THE PANAMA CANAL RECORD, Balboa Heights, Canal Zone, March 18, 1931  A little magazine noted as the: "Official Publication of the Panama Canal" with a wealth of data concerning the canal and its use including a lengthy chart of: "Movements of Ocean Vessels".

Complete in 20 pages, 6 by 9 inches, library stamp at the very top, very nice condition.

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677137

1931 Stateville Correctional Center riot....

Item #677137

March 19, 1931

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, New York, March 19, 1931



* Stateville Correctional Center

* Illinois State prison riot

* Joliet, Will County




The front page has a two column heading: "1,800 Convicts Riot, Dance Madly After Firing Prison In Illinois; Troops Called" with subhead and related photo. (see)

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650359

Las Vegas gambling and divorce are legalized...

Item #650359

March 20, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1931



* Gambling becomes legal in Nevada

* Divorce legalized as well




Page 17 has one column headings: "SIX-WEEKS DIVORCE MADE LAW IN NEVADA" "Secret trial Provided--Governor Also Signs Bill to Legalize Gambling--Reno Prepared" (see) A historic report on the legalization of gambling that would eventually lead to the business boom of the famous... See More  

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691359

Gambling becomes legal in Nevada...

Item #691359

March 21, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1931



* Gambling becomes legal in Nevada (1st report)

* Reno NV gaming begins (historic)

* Las Vegas would follow




Page 3 has one column headings: "'OLD WEST' RETURNS IN NEVADA GAMBLING" "Legalized Gaming Places in Reno Are Thronged From an Early Hour" "DOZENS CATER TO WOMEN" "Mayor Roberts, Survivor of the Old Days, Mu... See More  

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583035

1931 Chicago gangland murder.....

Item #583035

March 22, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, March 22, 1931



* Scarface Al Capone

* Johnny Genaro assassination

* Chicago gangland war




This 32 page newspaper has a one column heading on the front page: "GUNMAN KILL CAPONE AIDE" which tells of the murder of Johnny Genaro, Al Capone henchman. See photos for text.



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696243

Albert Einstein's quantum mechanics....

Item #696243

March 22, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1931



* Professor Albert Einstein

* Quantum Mechanics (past & future)

* Energy & velocity of particle




Page 3 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN ADVANCES UNCERTAINTY IDEA" with subheads and related diagram. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.

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581464

Paul Heylandt.... Rocket propulsion....

Item #581464

March 23, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1931



* Rocket airplane engine

* Paul Heylandt



This 44 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 9 that include: "GERMAN DEVELOPS 14-LB. PLANE MOTOR", "Paul Heylandt's 200 H.P. 'Vestpocket' Engine Is Driven by Liquid Gas", "Rocket Principle Is Used" and more (see images). See photos for text. Other news of the day... See More  

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650322

Gambling starts in Reno, Nevada..

Item #650322

March 23, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1931



* Gambling becomes legal in Nevada

* Reno NV gaming begins

* Las Vegas would follow




Page 14 has a two column heading: "Reno, in Full Dress, Gambles All Night; 'Divorce Cure' Patrons Hailed in Resort Song" with related photo showing a chuck-a-luck game of chance. Coverage on the legalization of gambling in Reno `that would lead to the bus... See More  

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666648

Malvern Fire Company disaster in 1931...

Item #666648

March 24, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1931



* Malvern, Chester County, Pennsylvania

* Fire Company - firefighters disaster - deaths

* 1930 American-LaFrance pumper fire truck




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Five Firemen Killed, 11 Hurt in Engine Upset; Malvern (Pa.) Victim's Father Dies of Shock" (see) First report coverage on the Malvern Fire Company disas... See More  

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693333

1931 Leo Vincent Brothers found guilty of murder....

Item #693333

March 24, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 24, 1931



* Leo Vincent Brothers murder trial start

* Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle

* Best title to be had - very rare as such

* Exploited by Al 'Scarface' Capone ?




The front page has a one column heading: "STATE TO START BROTHERS TRIAL EVIDENCE TODAY" with subhead. Coverage continues on page 6 with photo of the presiding judge and list... See More  

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586782

Scottsboro Boys arrested...

Item #586782

March 26, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 26, 1931



* Scottsboro Boys arrested

* Negroes suspected of attacking 2 white girls

* Mahatma Gandhi - India riots




This 56 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 21: "JAIL HEAD ASKS TROOPS AS MOB SEEKS NEGROES"

"Riot Feared in Scottsboro, Ala., After Arrest of Nine, Held for Attacking Girls"



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602419

Scottsboro Boys arrested...

Item #602419

March 26, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 26, 1931



* Scottsboro Boys arrested

* Negroes suspected of attacking 2 white girls

* Mahatma Gandhi - India riots




This 56 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 21: "JAIL HEAD ASKS TROOPS AS MOB SEEKS NEGROES"

"Riot Feared in Scottsboro, Ala., After Arrest of Nine, Held for Attacking Girls"



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582988

Timothy Michael Healy death in 1931...

Item #582988

March 27, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, March 27, 1931



* Timothy Michael Healy death

* Irish Free State leader

* Dublin, Ireland




This 26 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "IRISH LEADER, HEALY, DIES" which tells of the death of Irish Free State pioneer, Timothy Healy. See photos for text here.



Other news of the day. Minor spine wear, otherwise good condition.



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590358

St. Valentine's Day Massacre suspect caught...

Item #590358

March 27, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1931 



* Gangster era hitman Fred "Killer" Burke captured 

* St. Valentine's Day massacre suspect
 



This 52 page newspaper has one column headlines on the back page (pg. 52): "BURKE, ACE OF CRIME, IS CAPTURED ASLEEP", "Killer, Charged With Chicago's St. Valentine Massacre, Is Surrounded in Missouri Farmhouse", ... See More  

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614841

1931 Kanpur, India riots....

Item #614841

March 27, 1931

PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Arizona, March 27, 1931



* Kanpur, India riots (Cawnpore)

* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi




The front page has one column headings: "GANDHI MAKES NEW PLEA FOR END OF REVOLT" "Hindu Leader Condemns Riots by Youth League" Coverage on the riots at Kanpur, India involving Mahatma Gandhi.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 6 pages... See More  

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665418

St. Valentine's Day Massacre suspect caught...

Item #665418

March 27, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1931 



* Tim Healy (politician) death

* Irish nationalist - Irish Free State


* Gangster era hitman Fred "Killer" Burke captured 

* St. Valentine's Day massacre suspect
 



Page 25 has a one column heading: "'TIM' HEALY DIES, IRISH STATESMAN" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Tim Hea... See More  

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557148

Byron Bancroft 'Ban' Johnson dies...

Item #557148

March 29, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 29, 1931 This 100+ page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "BAN JOHNSON IS DEAD; BEGAN WORLD SERIES" "Organizer and First Head of the American League Succumbs After Long Illness" "Led Fight Against Landis" and more. Continues on page 28 with one column photo of Johnson.

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589430

Towner, CO blizzard bus tragedy....

Item #589430

March 29, 1931

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, March 29, 1931



* The Towner bus tragedy (1st report)

* Lost in Colorado snow blizzard

* Bryan Untiedt - boy hero




This 30+ page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "FIVE CHILDREN GIVE LIVES TO SAVE OTHERS", "18 Survivors of Blizzard in Colorado Found Huddled in Marooned Bus; Many More Travelers Lost&quo... See More  

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590551

Ban Johnson death... Towner bus tragedy...

Item #590551

March 29, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 29, 1931 



* Byron Bancroft 'Ban' Johnson death 

* The Towner bus tragedy (1st report) 

* Lost in Colorado snow blizzard
 



This 100+ page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "5 CHILDREN PERISH IN BUS IN COLORADO SNOWDRIFT; 7 OTHERS DIE IN MID-WEST" with subheads (see photos). 1st report coverage of t... See More  

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688756

Ban Johnson death... American League founder...

Item #688756

March 29, 1931

SECTION 2 (sports) only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, March 29, 1931



* First AL president Ban Johnson death

* American League of baseball founder




The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "DEATH TAKES BAN JOHNSON, BASEBALL CHIEF" with subheads and related pictorial. (see) Nice for display.

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570516

Al Capone as a movie actor ?....

Item #570516

March 31, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, March 31, 1931



* Al Capone

* Chicago gangster

* Hollywood movie actor ?




This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "CAPONE SEEKS MOVIE ROLE".



Unusual report suggests that Al Capone wanted to go to Hollywood to star in a gangster movie for $1,000,000. (see photos for text)



Other news of the day. Little margin wear, othe... See More  

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576100

Silent homage for Knute Rockne...

Item #576100

April 02, 1931

THE COLDWATER DAILY REPORTER, Coldwater, Michigan, April 2, 1931



* Knute Rockne death with photos

* Notre Dame head football coach




This 12 page newspaper has one column headline on the front page: "ROCKNE'S BODY LIES IN STATE" and "Silent Homage Paid To Great Coach As Plans Are Made For Funeral" with various inside page photos (see photos).



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637882

Death of Knute Rockne...

Item #637882

April 02, 1931

NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1931 



* Knute Rockne death

* Notre Dame head football coach

* Airplane crash




Page 3 begins with column heads: "UNABLE TO FATHOM ROCKNE PLANE CRASH" "Craft was In Distress" "Structural Strain Seen" and more (see). The sports section has a banner headline: "Rockne's Death Described As National Loss in Tribute by President H... See More  

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664861

1931 Knute Rockne's funeral & burial...

Item #664861

April 02, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 2, 1931



* Knute Rockne killed w/ photos

* Notre Dame head football coach

* Airplane crash disaster




The front page has a one column heading: "Throngs Surge to Pay Rockne Last Tribute" (see) More in the sport's section and 6 related photos on the back page with banner heading at the top.

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589808

Notre Dame head football coach...

Item #589808

April 04, 1931

PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Prescott, Arizona, April 4, 1931



* Knute Rockne death - funeral (day of)

* Notre Dame head football coach

* Airplane crash




This 6 page newspaper has one column headlines on the back page (page 6): "ROCKNE RITES TO BE HELD TODAY" and "Simple Funeral Planned For Notre Dame's Football Coach".



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655641

1931 Leo Vincent Brothers found guilty of murder....

Item #655641

April 04, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1931



* Leo Vincent Brothers found guilty

* Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle murder

* Best title to be had - very rare as such

* Exploited by Al 'Scarface' Capone ?




The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIND LEO BROTHERS GUILTY" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with a few related photos on the back... See More  

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571794

The Detroit Tigers for 1931...

Item #571794

April 05, 1931

THE DETROIT NEWS, April 5, 1931 



* 1931 Detroit Tigers photos

* Major league baseball mlb




This is just the "Rotogravure Section" filled with various photos. The prime content is on page 2, as it is entirely taken up with 35 photos of players of "The Tigers" Major League baseball team. Near the middle is the schedule for the 1931 season. A very displayable item.

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584744

Knute Rockne funeral rites...

Item #584744

April 05, 1931

PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Prescott, Arizona, April 5, 1931



* Knute Rockne death & funeral

* Notre Dame head football coach

* Airplane crash




This 6 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "ROCKNE FUNERAL RITES CONDUCTED" and  "Famous Football Coach Laid To Rest In Grave On Campus"



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

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670402

re. Knute Rockne's death...

Item #670402

April 07, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1931



* re. Knute Rockne death

* Notre Dame Fighting Irish

* Head football coach




The sport's section (page 33) has one column headlines that include: "ROCKNE'S MEMORIAL PLANS HAVE BEGUN" "Notre Dame Officials Act to Complete the Project With Nation-Wide Donations" "ASSEMBLY HONORS ROCKNE'S MEMORY" "Extols Football C... See More  

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664958

Chicago's crooked gangland mayor defeated....

Item #664958

April 08, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1931



* William Hale "Big Bill" Thompson defeated

* Anton Cermak becomes Chicago mayor

* Gangland - gangsters - prohibition era




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "CHICAGO OUSTS THOMPSON; CERMAK IS ELECTED MAYOR BY A MAJORITY OF 191,916" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Anton Cermak defeating William Hale Thompso... See More  

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662957

1931 Amelia Earhart autogyro altitude record...

Item #662957

April 09, 1931

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 9, 1931



* Autogyro plane altitude record

* Aviatrix Amelia Earhart




The front page has a two column heading: "Amelia Earhart in Autogyro Makes Climb of 19,000 Feet" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in Thirty-two pages, light toning and wear at the margins, with some creases with the 1st column.... See More  

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685178

Woman aviator Elinor Smith breaks record...

Item #685178

April 10, 1931

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 10, 1931



* Woman aviator pioneer Elinor Smith

* "The Flying Flapper of Freeport"

* Breaks World airplane flying altitude record




The front page has a one column heading: "ELINOR SMITH CLAIMS RECORD OF 32,000 FEET" with subheads and photo. (see)

Complete with all 40 pages, light toning and minor wear with a few archival mends at the ma... See More  

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575100

Heartley Hunk Anderson named Notre Dame coach....

Item #575100

April 11, 1931

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, April 11, 1931



* Heartley 'Hunk' Anderson named new head coach

* Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team

* Post Knute Rockne airplane crash death




This 18 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on page 11: "ANDERSON NAMED TO TAKE CHARGE OF NOTRE DAME ELEVEN" with subheads that include: "FORMER LINEMAN TO CARRY TITLE OF SE... See More  

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580727

Ira C. Eaker transcontinental flight....

Item #580727

April 11, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 11, 1931



* Army pilot Ira C. Eaker

* Transcontinental
flight try

* Airplanes - aviation



This 14 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "EAKER RACES EAST, RECORD IN GRASP" with subheads (see photos). Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusual for such a nice headline here as well. Nice for di... See More  

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584784

Heartley Hunk Anderson named Notre Dame coach....

Item #584784

April 11, 1931

PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Arizona, April 11, 1931



* Heartley 'Hunk' Anderson named new head coach

* Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team

* Post Knute Rockne airplane crash death




This 8 page newspaper has one column heading on page 6: "ANDERSON NAMED TO COACH NOTRE DAME THIS YEAR"



1st report coverage on the hiring of Heartley "Hunk" William Anderson a... See More  

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688645

Heartley Hunk Anderson named Notre Dame football coach....

Item #688645

April 11, 1931

SECTION 2 (sports) only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, April 11, 1931



* Heartley 'Hunk' Anderson named new head coach

* Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team

* Post Knute Rockne airplane crash death




The front page of this section has a banner headline: "ANDERSON NAMED NOTRE DAME GRID CHIEF" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) Nice for display. First report ... See More  

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578685

Max Valier... Rocket propulsion...

Item #578685

April 12, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1931



* Rocket car

* Paul Heylandt



This100+ page newspaper has one column headlines on page 8: "NEW ROCKET MOTOR HAS 400-POUND PUSH" and "Liquid Oxygen and Alcoholic Liquid Are Mixed for Fuel in Device tried Out in Berlin".



This tells of Paul Heylandt testing his new rocket automobile with liquid fuel. See photos for text.



Other news o... See More  

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700437

1931 Knute Rockne death photo...

Item #700437

April 12, 1931

ROTOGRAVURE SECTION only of the Detroit Free Press, April 12, 1931



* Knute Rockne photo (death)

* Notre Dame Fighting Irish

* College football head coach




The front page has a 9 x 7 inch photo of Knute Rockne. Rockne was killed just 12 days prior.

Complete rotogravure section only with 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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630064

Ruth Rowland Nichols aviation feat.....

Item #630064

April 14, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1931



* Ruth Rowland Nichols breaks record

* Women's world speed record broken




Page 14 has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS MAKES NEW SPEED RECROD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Nichols breaking the Women's world airplane speed record with 210.7 MPH. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this Wor... See More  

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580509

Montreal Canadians win the Stanley cup...

Item #580509

April 15, 1931

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 15, 1931



* Montreal Canadians - NHL Hockey

* Wins Stanley Cup title

* Babe Ruth photo



This 30 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 26 that include: "Canadians Blank Chicago Hawks and Capture Second Stanley Cup in Succession" with subhead, lineups and photo to Johnny Gagnon (see images).



This tells of the Montr... See More  

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580726

Ty Cobb accused of spousal abuse...

Item #580726

April 15, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 15, 1931



* Ty Cobb - wife abuser ?

* Detroit Tigers




This 20 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "TY COBB CRUEL, SAYS WIFE IN ASKING DIVORCE" with photo of Cobb. Unusual for such a report to be on the front page.



Other news of the day. Light browning with little margin wear and chipping, little irregular ... See More  

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688652

Montreal Canadians win 1931 Stanley cup...

Item #688652

April 15, 1931

SECTION 2 (sports) only of the Chicago Daily tribune, April 15, 1931



* Montreal Canadians - NHL Hockey

* Wins Stanley Cup title

* Chicago Blackhawks




The front page of this section has a seven column heading: "Canadians Beat Hawks, 2-0; Retain Hockey Title" with subheads and lineups. (see) First report coverage on the Montreal Canadians winning the 1930-31 Stanley Cup by defeating... See More  

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690407

Second Spanish Republic proclaimed in 1931...

Item #690407

April 15, 1931

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, April 15, 1931



* Second Spanish Republic proclaimed

* King Alfonso XIII abdication - Spain

* Post Spanish Civil War




The front page has a nice banner headline: "ALFONSO ABDICATES; LEAVES SPAIN AN EXILE" with subheads and related photo. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 32 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, more so along the... See More  

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689560

1931 Second Spanish Republic proclaimed...

Item #689560

April 16, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 16, 1931



* Second Spanish Republic proclaimed

* King Alfonso XIII - Nationalists




The front page has a nice banner headline: "SPAIN GAY UNDER NEW RULE" with subheads. Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page.

Complete with 36 pages, rag edition, light toning at the margins, a little close cut along the right margin, a little wear an... See More  

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673563

Union City, Tennessee Negro lynching...

Item #673563

April 19, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1931



* Negro lynching - lynched - George Smith

* Union City, Obion County, Tennessee




The top of page 22 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO IN COURT HOUSE YARD" "Take Him From Jail at Union City, Tenn.---Attempted Attack on Woman Alleged". (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro George Smith in Union City, Tennessee.

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688659

1930 Chicago gangland war in full swing...

Item #688659

April 19, 1931

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, April 19, 1931



* POLICE CORRUPTION ?

* Chicago gangland wars

* Al 'Scarface' Capone era

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The front page has a nice banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "SCAN POLICE BANK ACCOUNTS" with subheads. Nice for display. Chicago was known for police c... See More  

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631198

Augusto César Sandino & Lucky Luciano....

Item #631198

April 22, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1931



* Augusto César Sandino hunted

* Latin America rebellion leader

* Jack Legs Diamond arrest for assault

* Catskill, Greene County, New York




The  top of the front page has a one column heading: "HOOVER DENOUNCES SANDINO AS OUTLAW; EXPECTS CAPTURE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy article continues inside.

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580725

Babe Ruth hurts leg...

Item #580725

April 23, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 23, 1931



* Babe Ruth hurts leg

* New York Yankees

* Major league baseball




This 20 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on page 15: "BABE RUTH WILL BE OUT OF GAME FOR TWO WEEKS WITH INJURY" with subheads and photo of Ruth with caption: "Great Bambino Is a Casualty"



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

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588723

Babe Ruth hurts leg...

Item #588723

April 23, 1931

PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Prescott, Arizona, April 23, 1931



* Babe Ruth hurts leg

* New York Yankees

* Major league baseball




This 6 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 3:"Ruth Is Injured In Boston Game". Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise good condition. Should be handled with care.... See More  

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697236

Babe Ruth hurts a leg... Helen Keller visits the President...

Item #697236

April 23, 1931

NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1931  



* Babe Ruth hurts leg

* New York Yankees

* Helen Keller visits White House

* Deaf & Blind Author & activist




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column head: "Helen Keller and Party White House Guests; She Broadcasts Appeal for the Nation's Blind".

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691591

Francis Xavier Dercum death.....

Item #691591

April 24, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 24, 1931



* Francis Xavier Dercum death (1st report)

* American physician & neurologist

* James F. Ballard death (1st report)

* Art collector - Middle East & Asia rugs




Page 23 has a one column heading: "DR. F. X. DERCUM DIES IN CHAIR AT MEETING" with subheads and photo. (see)

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593146

Rogers Hornsby 3 home runs......

Item #593146

April 25, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1931



* Rogers Hornsby

* Chicago Cubs

* Major league baseball




This 40 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 14: "HORNSBY TIES MARK WITH THREE HOMERS", "Successive Clouts, Equaling Modern Record, Help Cubs Beat Pirates, 10-6" and more with photo of Hornsby and box scores. 1st report coverage on baseball star, Rogers H... See More  

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689284

re. Jake Lingle's assassination...

Item #689284

April 25, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 25, 1931



* re. Jake Lingle assassination story

* Leo Brothers guilty and in prison

* Chicago Tribune reporter

* Al 'Scarface Capone era - Gangsters

* Best title to be had (very rare as such)

* 21st installment (part)




The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "LINGLE KILLER'S CRIME HISTORY IS TOLD IN FULL" with subheads and related photo. ... See More  

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701452

Tony Canzoneri vs. Jack Kid Berg... boxing...

Item #701452

April 25, 1931

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 25, 1931



* Tony Canzoneri retains World title

* Lightweight boxing championship

* vs. Jack Kid Berg




The front page of the sport's section has a banner heading: "Tony Canzoneri Retains Lightweight Title By Knocking Out Jack 'Kid' Berg in Third Round" with subheads. (see images)

Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the... See More  

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677198

Harold Frederick Pitcairn & the autogyro....

Item #677198

April 26, 1931

ROTOGRAVURE section of the New York Times, April 26, 1931



* Harold Frederick Pitcairn

* Autogyro aircraft invention

* Collier Trophy winner




The front page of this rotogravure section only has two related photos concerning Harold Frederick Pitcairn receiving the Collier Trophy for the development of the autogyro.

Sixteen pages, rag edition, some small binding slits along the spine, nice co... See More  

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681278

Gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond is shot...

Item #681278

April 27, 1931

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 27, 1931 



* Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot

* New York City gangster




The front page has one column heads: "Gang Bullets Again Mow Down Legs Diamond" "Wounded Thug Chieftain Is Snatched From Death At Catskill Roadhouse" "Attack Veiled in Mystery" "Victim Taken to Hospital In Albany; Condition Not Believe To Be ... See More  

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688672

1930 Chicago gangland war in full swing...

Item #688672

April 28, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 28, 1931



* Chicago gangland wars

* Gangster hitman Fred "Killer" Burke sentenced

* St. Valentine's Day massacre suspect


* Al 'Scarface' Capone era

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The top of :page 5 has a one column heading "SLAYER BURKE SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON" with subhead. A pho... See More  

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688669

1931 Gladewater, Texas oil well explosion disaster....

Item #688669

April 29, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 29, 1931



* Gladewater, Gregg & Upshur County, Texas

* Sinclair No. 1 Cole oil well explosion disaster




The front page has a nice banner headline: "OIL WELL BLOWS UP; 14 DEAD" with subhead. (see) Nice for display.

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660242

Wes Ferrell no-hit game.... Babe Ruth photo....

Item #660242

April 30, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1931



* Wes Ferrell no-hit pitched game

* Cleveland Indians - MLB baseball

* Babe Ruth leg injury photo




The sport's section (page 17) has a five column headline: "No-Hit, No-Run Game Pitched by Ferrell of Indians" with subheads, photo and box scores. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

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581973

Guglielmo Marconi...

Item #581973

May 01, 1931

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, May 1, 1931



* Guglielmo Marconi

* Short wave radio




This 14 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 13: "MARCONI STUDIES NEW RADIO MYSTERY IN ULTRA-SHORT WAVES" with smaller subheads. See photos for text.



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670956

Empire State Building Opens in 1931...

Item #670956

May 01, 1931

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., May 1, 1931.



* Empire State Building opens

* World's tallest building at the time

* Early, same day first report



The top, middle of the front page has a two column heading: "Empire State Building, World's Tallest Structure, Dedicated, Opened Today". (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light to
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598565

Al 'Scarface' Capone killed?...

Item #598565

May 02, 1931

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, Albany, New York, May 2, 1931



* Al 'Scarface' Capone killed?

* Chicago gangland




Page 13 has a bizarre report with one column headline: "CAPONE DEAD, WRITER AVERS; KIN IN PLACE", "Declares He Has Proof Present Gangster Is Some Other Person", "Asserts 'Scarface Al' Was Slain; New Man Took on Scar". See pho... See More  

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630255
Item #630255

May 03, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, May 3, 1931



* Origin of the solar system

* Harold Jeffreys' theory

* Planets - moons




Page 4 of this section has a banner headline: "ORIGIN OF SOLAR SYSTEM EXPLAINED IN A NEW THEORY; An English Scientist Holds That the Earth and the Other Planets, Together With Their Satellites, Were Created Through a Stupendous Cosmic Collision and That the Moo... See More  

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651417

George Fisher Baker death... Al Capone...

Item #651417

May 03, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 3, 1931



* George Fisher Baker death

* American Financier & philanthropist

* First National Bank of New York City




The front page has a two column headline: "GEORGE F. BAKER, 91, DIES SUDDENLY OF PNEUMONIA; DEAN OF BANKERS" with subheads. (see) Very lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo.

Page 23 has a one column heading: "'BRI... See More  

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670528

Paul Heylandt... Rocket propulsion w/ liquid fuel...

Item #670528

May 04, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1931



* Paul Heylandt testing rocket car



Page 13 has one column headings: "German Rocket Car Successful In Test" "Speeds at 80 Miles an Hour for 14 Minutes--Motive Power Designed for Airplanes" Coverage of Paul Heylandt testing his new rocket automobile with liquid fuel. (see)

Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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567098

Babe Ruth moved to 1st base....

Item #567098

May 05, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1931  This 56 page newspaper has a four column headline on page 35: "Senators Subdue Revamped Yankees, 7-3" with subheads that include: "Yield by 7-3, With Crippled Ruth on First and Gehrig in Right, Before 20,000" and more.



Tells of Babe Ruth being moved to 1st base in an effort to put less strain on the aging player's leg. Lou Gehrig was mov... See More  

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687959

Susan Glaspell wins Pulitzer Prize...

Item #687959

May 05, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1931



* Susan Glaspell - playwright, actress

* Margaret Ayer Barnes - novelist

* Pulitzer Prize winners for journalism




The front page has a one column heading: "TWO PULITZER PRIZES ARE WON BY WOMAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photos of the winners. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World ... See More  

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701364

1931 Battle of Evarts... Harlan, Kentucly...

Item #701364

May 07, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1931



* Battle of Evarts - Coal miners - mining

* Harland County Wars - Kentucky




The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "BLASTS IN MINE ZONE ALARM KENTUCKIANS" with subheads. (see images)

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663010

Francis 'Two Gun' Crowley captured...

Item #663010

May 08, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1931



* Francis 'Two Gun' Crowley captured

* American murderer and career criminal

* New York City Police Department shootout




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "POLICE SLAYER CAPTURED IN GUN AND TEAR GAS SIEGE; 10,000 WATCH IN W. 90TH ST." with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with three related photos.... See More  

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688858

1931 Albert A. Michelson death... "speed of light"...

Item #688858

May 10, 1931

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 10, 1931



* Albert A. Michelson death (1st report)

* American physicist - 'speed of light' work




The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "DR. MICHELSON, SCIENTIST, DIES" with subhead. (see)

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695670

Emmett Dalton visits Coffeyville, Kansas....

Item #695670

May 10, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, May 10, 1931



* Former outlaw Emmett Dalton - Gang

* Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas




The top of the front page of this section has a one column heading: "DALTON GOES BACK TO BANDIT HAUNTS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on infamous outlaw Emmett Dalton revisiting Coffeyville, Kansas. He survived 23 gunshot wounds there 39 years prior.

Othe... See More  

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647548

Burining of convents in Spain (1931)....

Item #647548

May 12, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1931



* Burning of Convents in Spain

* Marcha Real - national anthem

* Madrid churches & others - riots




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "RIOTS IN 7 SPANISH CITIES; CHURCHES LOOTED, BURNED; MARTIAL LAW IS DECLARED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the burning of convents in Spain. Always nice to have notable events ... See More  

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630493

Belgian violinist Eugène Ysaÿe death....

Item #630493

May 13, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 13, 1931



* Eugène Ysaÿe death (first report)

* Belgian violinist, conductor and composer




Page 25 has a one column heading: "MANY NATIONS JOIN IN MOURNING YSAYE" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Belgian violinist, Eugène Ysaÿe. He is regarded as "The King of the Violin".

Other news, sport... See More  

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656308

1931 David Belasco death... playwright..

Item #656308

May 15, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 15, 1931



* David Belasco death (1st report)

* Theatrical playwright - producer




The front page has a one column heading: "DAVID BELASCO, STAGE GENIUS, DIES AGED 77" with subhead. (see) Photo of Belasco is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

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579112

Transatlantic rocket planes...

Item #579112

May 16, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1931



* Early rocket power

* Transatlantic airplane travel?




This 38 page newspaper has small one column heading on page 37:  "Predicts 3,000-Mile Speed", "Engineer Visualizes Rocket-Driven Transatlantic Planes" which tells of the possibility of rocket powered airplanes flying over the Atlantic Ocean.



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679137

Twenty Grand wins 1931 Kentucky Derby...

Item #679137

May 17, 1931

THE DETROIT NEWS, sports section only, May 17, 1931



* Twenty Grand wins Kentucky Derby

* American Thoroughbred racehorse




The front page of this section has a banner headline: "Twenty Grand Wins Kentucky Derby and Breaks Old Rosebud's Record" with subheads and three photos.

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646838

Charles W. Holman killed... stunt pilot...

Item #646838

May 18, 1931

NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1931



* Charles W. Holman killed

* Stunt pilot - aerobatics

* St. Paul, Minnesota fame




The front page has a one column heading: "'SPEED' HOLMAN DIES IN CRASH AFTER DIVE" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages... See More  

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688595

Jake 'The Barber'... Legs Diamond...

Item #688595

May 18, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 18, 1931



* Jack 'Legs' Diamond - NYC gangster

* John Factor - Jake 'The Barber" - con artist




The front page has a one column heading: "GANGSTER PUTS A PRICE ON HEAD OF BARBER JAKE" with subhead and small photo of "Legs Diamond" (see)

When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Proh... See More  

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675884

Al 'Scarface' Capone's downfall begins....

Item #675884

May 19, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1931



* Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone

* Annual income surfaces

* Government audit reveals




Page 5 has a one column heading: "Gives Capone Income As $1,641,979 In 1928" with subhead. (see) Was this the beginning of the end for Capone ? He would eventually be tried and convicted if income tax evasion later that year.

Complete with 56 pages, light ... See More  

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630289

Alfred Wegener's body found in Greenland...

Item #630289

May 21, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1931



* Alfred Wegener's body found in the Arctic

* German polar researcher, geophysicist & meteorologist




The top of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Wegener's Body Found in Greenland Waste; Died Peacefully, Buried in Furs by Native" (see) First report coverage on German polar researcher Alfred Wegener's body found in G... See More  

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630290

Solly Joel death... Wiley Post announces flight...

Item #630290

May 23, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1931



* Solomon "Solly" Joel death

* Jewish - Judaica

* South African diamonds king




Page 3 has a one column heading: "OKLAHOMA INDIAN PLANS GLOBE FLIGHT" with subheads. (see)

Page 17 has a one column heading: "SOLLY JOEL IS DEAD; 'KING OF DIAMONDS'" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Solomon... See More  

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688340

The Great Depression to end early ?...

Item #688340

May 24, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 24, 1931



* The Great Depression will end early ?



The front page has a optimistic banner headline: "WE'LL BEAT SLUMP: MELLON" with subheads and small photo of Andrew Mellon. Nice for display. Of course this didn't happen and the U.S. suffered through the 1930's.

Complete with 24 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes ... See More  

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658313

1st balloon flight into the stratosphere...

Item #658313

May 27, 1931

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 27, 1931



* 1st ballooning flight into the stratosphere

* Auguste Piccard & Paul Kipfer




The front page has a one column heading: "BALLOON LEAVES FOR HIGHT NEVER REACHED BY MAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the takeoff of the very 1st balloon flight to reach the stratosphere.

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

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584785

1st balloon flight into the stratosphere...

Item #584785

May 28, 1931

PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Prescott, Arizona, May 28, 1931



* 1st balloon flight into the stratosphere

* Auguste Piccard & Paul Kipfer




This 6 page newspaper has a nice seven column headline on the front page: "TWO BALLOONISTS ARE BELIEVED DEAD"

with subheads (see images). 1st report coverage of the very 1st balloon flight to reach the stratosphere. They would eventually land safe... See More  

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688140

1931 Golden Gloves boxing vs. France...

Item #688140

May 31, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 13, 1931



* First Golden Gloves boxing tournament vs. Europe (France)

* Soldier Field- United States boxers - Best title to be had




The front page has a nice banner headline: "U.S. BOXERS BEAT FRANCE: 5-3" with subheads. (see) Sport's section has round by round description and two related photos. Seven more related photos are on the back page. Great to... See More  

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655280

Babe Ruth & Max Schmeling together in same photo...

Item #655280

June 02, 1931

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 2, 1931  Page 10 has a great photo of Babe Ruth and Max Schmeling with the caption: "Just A Couple Of Slug Champs." Great to have these two great athletes of the era in the same photo.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day are present as well.

Complete in 16 pages, a small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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687370

Freedom of the Press goes to Supreme Court...

Item #687370

June 02, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1931



* Near vs. Minnesota re. freedom of the press

* Landmark United States Supreme Court decision




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'PRESS GAG' BARRED BY SUPREME COURT; MINNESOTA LAW HIT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. First report coverage on the Near v. Minnesota landmark United States Supreme Court de... See More  

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587338

1st live sports event on TV...

Item #587338

June 04, 1931

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, June 4, 1931 



* Epsom Derby - The Derby 

* 1st live sporting event to be televised on TV

* John Logie Baird
 



This 24 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 17: "CAMERONIAN WINS ENGLISH DERBY IN STIRRING CONTEST" and more. 1st report coverage on the 1931 Epsom Derby. Though not mentioned here, this was the very 1st... See More  

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573950

Al Capone indicted for last time....

Item #573950

June 05, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, June 5, 1931 This 26 page newspaper has a small one column headline on the front page: "Indict Capone in Income Tax Fraud".



This would ultimately be what ended Al Capone's reign as mob leader in Chicago.



Other news of the day throughout. Good condition.

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645455

1928 Fritz Von Opel... Rocket propulsion...

Item #645455

June 05, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 5, 1931



* 1st American rocket powered aircraft

* William G. Swan - rocket glider

* Post Fritz von Opel - Fritz Stamer



Page 25 has one column headings: "ATLANTIC CITY PILOT FLIES ROCKET GLIDE", "Goes 1,000 Feet on One Burst in First Hop of Its Kind in America--Rises 1000 Feet" First report coverage on the 1st rocket powered aircraft flight in Am... See More  

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574126

Al Capone indicted for last time....

Item #574126

June 06, 1931

CHRONICLE AND NEWS, Allentown, Pennsylvania, June 6, 1931 This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "CAPONE FACES POSSIBILITY OF 32 YEAR TERM" "Gang Overlord Posts $50,000 Bond For Hearing on Income Tax Evasion".



This would ultimately be what ended Al Capone's reign as mob leader in Chicago.



Other news of the day throughout. Light browning, minor ... See More  

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648732

Al Capone indictment for tax evasion...

Item #648732

June 06, 1931

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL Pennsylvania, June 6, 1931



* Al 'Scarface' Capone

* Income tax evasion indictment


* 1st report - the beginning of the end



The front page has a one column heading: "Capone Posts Bond in Income Tax Contest" with subhead: "Chicago Gangster Surrenders on Federal Warrant as Government Seeks Tax" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of... See More  

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679608

Al Capone tax evasion case, in a Chicago newspaper...

Item #679608

June 08, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 8, 1931 



* Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone

* Income tax evasion case

* Best title to be had (rare)




The front page has a one column heading: "HUNT CAPONE'S HIDDEN RICHES FOR U. S. DEBT" with subhead. (see)

Related photo is on the back page. Capone would plead guilty about a week later.

Terrific to have this report in a Chicago newspaper... See More  

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688223

Babe Ruth receives plaque at Yankee Stadium....

Item #688223

June 08, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1931



* Babe Ruth receives plaque at stadium

* New York Yankees - Yanks

* Baseball Writer's Association




The sport's section (page 22) has a two column photo showing Babe Ruth receiving a plaque from Dan Daniel for his contribution to the game of baseball. (see) Also coverage of the game played that day with box scores. Probably only found in a New Yo... See More  

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565665

Clara Bow quits movie career...

Item #565665

June 09, 1931

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, June 9, 1931



* Hollywood actress Clara Bow

* Quits movies




This 28 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Clara Bow, Ill, Quits Her Career In Movies" with subhead. (see) Tells of famous Hollywood actress Clara Bow quitting due to mental illness.



Other news of the day. Light browning with little margin wear, otherwise in ... See More  

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563562

HMS Poseidon disaster.....

Item #563562

June 10, 1931

THE DAY, New London CT Connecticut, June 10, 1931



* HMS Poseidon submarine sinking

* United Kingdom Royal Navy



This 16 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Eight Trapped in Sunken British Sub".



Light browning, otherwise in good condition.



wikipedia notes: HMS Poseidon (P99) was a Parthian class submarine designed and built for the United Kingdom Royal... See More  

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565664

HMS Poseidon submarine sinking... 1st report...

Item #565664

June 10, 1931

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, June 10, 1931 



* HMS Poseidon submarine sinking (1st report) 

* United Kingdom Royal Navy 



This 26 page newspaper has a two column headline at the bottom of the front page: "British Sub Destroyed, Two Killed, 18 Missing" with subhead: "Naval Craft Sinks After Collision With Merchant Ship in China Sea"



Other news of t... See More  

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624463

HMS Poseidon submarine sinking...

Item #624463

June 10, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1931



* HMS Poseidon submarine sinking (1st report)

* United Kingdom Royal Navy



The front page has one column headings: "BRITISH SUBMARINE SINKS WITH 18 MEN" "Two of 33 Saved Succumb to Injuries After Collision With Steamer Offf China" "FLEET SENDS DIVERS DOWN and more. First report coverage continues on page 3 with photo of the Sub.

Oth... See More  

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566003

Poseidon sinking...

Item #566003

June 11, 1931

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, June 11, 1931



* HMS Poseidon submarine sinking

* United Kingdom Royal Navy



This 30 page newspaper has one column headlineS at the bottom of the front page:



* 8 MAY ESCAPE 'SUB' PRISON

* Rescue Fight Is Pressed; In Yellow Sea




Other news of the day. Light browning with little margin wear, otherwise in good condition. Should be handled with care.



wi... See More  

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579125

Early rockets... Dr. Darwin O. Lyon...

Item #579125

June 11, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1931



* Early rockets flight (space)

* Dr. Darwin O. Lyon

* Pierre Montagne




This 52 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 4: "WINS PRIZE FOR STUDY OF ROCKET'S STRENGTH" and more. See photos for text here.



Also a small one column heading on page 27: "NEW ROCKET ATTEMPT" (see photos). Other news of the day throughout. Minor mar... See More  

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619239

Amelia Earhart...

Item #619239

June 12, 1931

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, June 12, 1931



* Aviator Amelia Earhart

* Beech-Nut autogiro crash




The front page has a two column heading: "Amelia Earhart Uninjured When Autogiro Crashes on Takeoff at Abilene, Texas" with subhead and photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, irregular along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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580343

Twenty Grand wins Belmont in 1931...

Item #580343

June 13, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, June 13, 1931



* Twenty Grand - American thoroughbred race horse

* Belmont Stakes - great headline for display



This 12 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page:

"TWENTY GRAND WINS BELMONT STAKE" with subheads (see photos). Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusual for such a nice headline here as well. Nice f... See More  

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697644

Al Capone is indicted...

Item #697644

June 13, 1931

THE DETROIT NEWS, June 13, 1931  The front page has a one column head: "JURORS INDICT CAPONE, 68 AIDS" with subhead. First report coverage on the possible fall of Al Capone's beer baron enterprise. They would eventually get him on income tax evasion charges that same year.

Complete in 20 pages, the rag edition printed on very high-quality paper for institutional holding, very n... See More  

Item from Catalog 339 (released for February, 2024)

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566805

French steamer St. Philbert sinks...

Item #566805

June 15, 1931

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, New York, June 15, 1931



* St. Philbert sinks

* St. Nazaire France




This 14 page newspaper has a very  nice banner headline on the front page: "500 ARE DROWNED WHEN SHIP SINKS" with subheads. (see) Tells of the French steamer St. Philbert sinking off of St. Nazaire France.



Other news of the day. Light browning with minor spine wear, otherwise in goo... See More  

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646304

Anna Adams Gordon death....

Item #646304

June 16, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1931



* Anna Adams Gordon death (1st report)

* Woman's Christian Temperance Union

* Social reformer - temperance movement




Page 27 has a one column heading: "ANNA GORDON DEAD; W. C. T. U. LEADER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Anna Adams Gordon, temperance movement pioneer. I suspect this is one of the few publi... See More  

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674101

Al "Scarface" Capone to plead guilty in 1931....

Item #674101

June 16, 1931

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., June 16, 1931



* Al "Scarface" Capone - gangster - mob boss

* The beginning of the end of his criminal career




The front page has a one column heading: "Report Capone Will Enter Guilty Plea" with subhead. (see) Capone would plead guilty for tax evasion on this day.

Complete with all 14 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding hole... See More  

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599193

Al Capone pleads guilty for tax evasion....

Item #599193

June 17, 1931

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, June 17, 1931



* Al 'Scarface' Capone

* Income tax evasion guilty plea




The front page has one column headings: "CAPONE FACES LONG TERM", "Possible 34 Years in Prison, and $94,000 Fine". This is 1st report coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone pleading guilty Income tax evasion. He would lat... See More  

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667915

Al 'Scarface' Capone & Dutch Schultz....

Item #667915

June 18, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1931



* Al 'Scarface' Capone - Income tax evasion guilty plea

* Dutch Schultz - Arthur Simon Flegenheimer seized

* New York City bootlegger - racketeer - gangster




The front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE CONQUERED, FEDERAL MEN COME HERE TO BREAK GANGS" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 3. Coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone p... See More  

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655282

Al Capone out - Johnny "the Immune" Torrio takes over...

Item #655282

June 19, 1931

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 19, 1931  The front page has an article headed: "New Leader Takes Place Of Al Capone," which announces that Johnny "the Immune" Torrio has taken over the gangland leadership - with more.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day are present as well.

Complete in 22 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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670163

Bootlegger Dutch Schultz arrested....

Item #670163

June 19, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1931



* Dutch Schultz - Arthur Simon Flegenheimer

* New York City bootlegger - racketeer - gangster

* Arrested for income tax evasion (1st report)




The front page has one column headings that include: "GANG DRIVE SPURRED BY SCHULTZ CAPTURE" "Racketeer Held in $150,000 Bail as Government Centres War on Tax Evaders" and more. (see) Lengthy repor... See More  

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669600

Prehistoric man discovery in Nevada....

Item #669600

June 20, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1931



* Gypsum Cave - Nevada

* Prehistoric Man & ground sloths

* Mark Raymond Harrington




Page 2 has a article headed: "TELLS OF NEVADA MAN OF 20,000 YEARS AGO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Mark Raymond Harrington's findings in Gypsum Cave within the Frenchman Range of Nevada. I suspect this is one of the few publications to rep... See More  

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630342

Schienenzeppelin railcar speed record...

Item #630342

June 22, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1931



* Schienenzeppelin - rail zeppelin - railcar



The top of the front page has a two column heading: "'Rail Zeppelin' Speeds 143.75 Miles an Hour; World Record Is Set on Hamburg-Berlin Run" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint... See More  

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580341

1st around the World airplane flight begins...

Item #580341

June 23, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, June 23, 1931



* Wiley Post and Harold Gatty - 1st airplane flight around the World begins 

* Monoplane Winnie Mae ( early same day report)




This 22 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page:

"WORLD FLIERS HOP OFF FOR BERLIN" with subheads (see photos). Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusual for such a... See More  

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621283

Amelia Earhart's transcontinental flight...

Item #621283

June 23, 1931

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, June 23, 1931



* Aviatrix Amelia Earhart

* Autogiro - Autogyro

* transcontinental flight (1st)




The front page has one column headings: "AMELIA ENDS LONG HOP IN AUTOGIRO" "Miss Earhart Completes Transcontinental Round Trip; Fights Sandstorm" 1st report coverage on Amelia Earhart becoming the 1st person to fly across the continent in an aut... See More  

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630343

Ruth Rowland Nichols airplane crash...

Item #630343

June 23, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1931



* Ruth Rowland Nichols airplane crash

* 1st Woman solo Transatlantic flight attempt

* Newfoundland - Canada




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS HURT IN CRASH AT ST. JOHN ON WAY TO EUROPE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with photo.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 5... See More  

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583257

1st around the World airplane flight begins...

Item #583257

June 24, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, June 24, 1931



* Wiley Post and Harold Gatty - 1st airplane flight around the World begins 

* Monoplane Winnie Mae (early same day report)




This 18 page newspaper has five column headline on the front page: "American Fliers Land in Berlin". Other news of the day including period advertising. This issue has light browning with little... See More  

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594251

1st around the World airplane flight begins...

Item #594251

June 26, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, June 26, 1931



* Wiley Post and Harold Gatty

* 1st airplane flight around the World

* Monoplane Winnie Mae




This 24 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Airmen Near Half Way Mark In Speed Hop Around World".



Other news of the day including period advertising. This issue has light browning with little margi... See More  

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557262

Wiley Post and Harold Gatty...

Item #557262

June 28, 1931

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, June 28, 1931



* Wiley Post and Harold Gatty

* 1st airplane flight around the World (during flight)



This 30 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include:



* POST AND GATTY PLOW INTO MUD; PLANE IS SAFE

* First Bad Landing IS Made at Blagoveshchensk as Ship Hits Mire, but Fliers Will Continue at Once

* 'Winnie Mae' Is Far... See More  

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565755

Wiley Post and Harold Gatty... Around the World...

Item #565755

June 29, 1931

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, June 29, 1931



* Wiley Post and Harold Gatty

* 1st flight around the World in airplane

* During flight reporting




This 16 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include:



* POST AND GATTY END LAST HOP OVER SIBERIA

* Round World Fliers to Take Off Today for Flight to Nome, Most Hazardous of Their Entire Journey




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693981

1931 Betty Robinson airplane crash...

Item #693981

June 29, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 29, 1931



* Betty Robinson airplane crash - dead ?

* Winner of 1st Olympic 100-meter for Women

* Youngest athlete to win gold medal (16 yrs. old)




Page 3 has a one column heading: "Elizabeth Robinson Hurt In Air Crash" with subhead. (see) Robinson was thought to be dead and was put in the trunk of car and taken to the morgue where it was discovered she was ... See More  

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575420

Wiley Post and Harold Gatty... Around the World...

Item #575420

June 30, 1931

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, June 30, 1931



* Wiley Post and Harold Gatty 

* 1st flight around the World in airplane 

* During flight reporting
 



This 22 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "World Fliers Reach Alaska After Perilous 2,300 Mile Flight Over Bering Sea" with subheads. (see)



Other news of the day. Lightly brownin... See More  

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556574

Wiley Post and Harold Gatty... 1st flight around the world...

Item #556574

July 02, 1931

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTTE, Massachusetts, July 2, 1931



* Wiley Post and Harold Gatty become national heroes

* 1st airplane flight around the World (ends)



This 28 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "GREAT WELCOME FOR GATTY AND POST AT END OF WORLD TRIP" and more.



This was the very first time a airplane flew around the World. (historic) Other new... See More  

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580479

Flight around the World in 1931...

Item #580479

July 02, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, July 2, 1931



* Wiley Post and Harold Gatty...  1st flight around the World in airplane ends

* Hero's welcome in New York City




This 22 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:

"WILD OVATION GREETS FLIERS IN MANHATTAN" "New York Accords Heroes' Welcome to Post, Gatty After Record World Hop" with related pho... See More  

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582713

Flight around the World in 1931...

Item #582713

July 02, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, July 2, 1931



* Wiley Post and Harold Gatty...  1st flight around the World in airplane ends

* Hero's welcome in New York City




This 24 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "MILLIONS ACCLAIM AIRMAN" with subhead: "Heroes Ride In Confetti Blizzard" with related photo.



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686623

1st airplane flight around the World...

Item #686623

July 02, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1931



* Wiley Post and Harold Gatty prevail

* 1st airplane flight around the World

* Hero's welcome in New York City




The top of the front page has a nice five column headline: "POST AND GATTY END THEIR RECORD WORLD FLIGHT; CIRCLED GLOBE IN 8 DAYS, 15 HOURS, 51 MINUTES; 10,000 IN WILD DEMONSTRATION AT FIELD HERE" with many subheads and map. Much more... See More  

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580449

Max Schmeling Young Stribling...

Item #580449

July 03, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, July 3, 1931



* Max Schmeling (German Boxer) vs. Young Stribling

* Title boxing match (pre fight)




This 14 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page:

"FIGHT ODDS SHIFT TO CHAMPION" with subheads (see photos). Unusual for such a nice headline here on the front page.



Other news of the day including period advertising. Usual bro... See More  

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690266

1st airplane flight around the World...

Item #690266

July 03, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1931



* Wiley Post and Harold Gatty prevail

* 1st airplane flight around the World

* Hero's welcome in New York City




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "POST AND GATTY GET STIRRING WELCOME; CROWDS CHEER WORLD FLIERS IN PARADE; WALKER DECORATES THEM AT CITY HALL" with subheads and related photo. More inside with a full page pictor... See More  

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204563

Max Schmeling K.O.'s Stribling In 1930...

Item #204563

July 04, 1931

NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1931. This 30 page newspaper has a two line, one column headline on the front page: "SCHMELING IS VICTOR ON KNOCKOUT IN 15TH" with subheads and related photo on page 10 with other headlines as well. Good condition.

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552492
Item #552492

July 04, 1931

POLICE GAZETTE, New York, July 4, 1931



* Sports and theatre photos

* Pink cover

* Jimmy Foxx

* Polly Walters and more



Full front page photo of actress Polly Walters. Walters was in the movie "Blond Crazy", and had the starring role in the Broadway play "She Loves Me Not".



Inside has 1/4 pg. action photo of baseball star "Jimmy Foxx".



Other photos of s... See More  

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562598

Max Schmeling K.O.'s Stribling In 1931...

Item #562598

July 04, 1931

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 4, 1931 



* Max Schmeling (German Boxer) 

* Young Stribling 




This 18 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "GERMAN BEATS STRIBLING BY TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT IN 15TH" with subheads and nice photo of Schmeling. (see)



More related reporting on page 7.



Other news of the day throughout. Light bro... See More  

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572086

Max Schmeling K.O.'s Stribling...

Item #572086

July 04, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, July 3 & 4, 1931



* Max Schmeling (German Boxer) vs. Young Stribling

* Title boxing match

* 2 issue lot




The July 4th, 14 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 8:

"Schmeling Stops Stribling in Fifteenth Round of Bout" with subheads and photo of Schmeling (see photos).



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585065

Max Schmeling TKO's Stribling...

Item #585065

July 04, 1931

PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Prescott, Arizona, July 4, 1931



* Max Schmeling vs. Young Stribling

* Heavyweight boxing title match




This 6 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 3: "Schmeling Victor by Technical Knockout in 15th" with subhead "Bout is Stopped at Beginning of Fifteenth Round".



Other news of the day. Light browning with a little margin wear and chipping... See More  

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655707

Max Schmeling TKO's Stribling in 1931...

Item #655707

July 04, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 4, 1931



* Max Schmeling vs. Young Stribling

* Heavyweight boxing title fight

* Great headline for display




The front page has a very nice banner headline: "A KNOCKOUT! BY SCHMELING" with subheads. (see) Rare to have and nice headline on the front that deals with sports. The front page of the sport's section (page 11) also has a nice banner headline... See More  

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576806

1931 U.S. Open golf... Billy Burke...

Item #576806

July 06, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 6, 1931 



* U.S. Open golf - Billy Burke 

* George Von Elm 



This 38 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "VON ELM, BURKE TIE IN GOLF PLAY-OFF" "Each Scores 149 for 336 Holes in U.S. Open to End All Even Second Day in Row" "Resume The Battle Today" and more. (see)



Reporting c... See More  

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215919

Billy Burke Wins 1931 U.S. Open...

Item #215919

July 07, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1931.



* Billy Burke Wins the U.S. Open

* Defeats Von Elm
 
This 48 page newspaper has a three line, one column headline on the front page: "BURKE WINS U.S. OPEN, DEFEATING VON ELM BY STROKE AT TOLEDO" with subheads that include: "28-Year-Old Greenwich Pro Scores 148 in the Second 36-Hole Play-Off" plus more with photo on page 1
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688476

Billy Burke wins 1931 U.S. Open (golf)...

Item #688476

July 07, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 7, 1931



* Billy Burke wins 1931 U.S. Open of golf

* Inverness Club - Toledo, Ohio

* 72-hole playoff vs. George Von Elm




The front page has a one column heading: "BURKE DEFEATS VON ELM; KING OF U. S. GOLF" with subhead. First report coverage continues in the sport's section. Photo of Burke with heading is on the back page. (see)

Complete with rag ed... See More  

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583252

Rudy Vallee weds Fay Webb...

Item #583252

July 09, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, July 9, 1931



* Rudy Vallee weds

* Fay Webb



This 20 page newspaper has a one column headlines on the front page: "RUDY VALLEE WEDS FILM ACTRESS", "News of Idol's Marriage to Daughter of Police Chief Brings 10,000 Messages" with photo.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Minor margin wear, otherwise good condition.... See More  

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625918

Rudy Vallee weds Fay Webb...

Item #625918

July 09, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1931



* Rudy Vallee weds

* Fay Webb



Page 25 has one column headings that include: "RUDY VALLEE WED TO CALIFORNIA GIRL" "Secret Marriage Monday at West Orange Announced by Broadcasting Company" and more with photo of Webb. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, sports and adve... See More  

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579192

Early rockets... Dr. Darwin O. Lyon...

Item #579192

July 10, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10,1931



* Early rockets to Moon ? space?

* Dr. Darwin O. Lyon




This 40 page newspaper has small and somewhat discrete one column headings on page 8: "To Try Moon Rocket Again", "Dr. Lyon in African Desert Gets Ready for Second Attempt", with supporting text. Other news of the day throughout. Good condition.... See More  

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