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646410

Rhode Island & Jamaica loyal to King James II...

Item #646410

July 23, 1685

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 23, 1685 



* James II of England

* Rye House Plot




The prominent feature of this single-sheet issue is the front page report and letter from the inhabitants of the Colony of Rhode Island, expressing their loyalty to the new king (King James II) upon his ascension to the throne after the death of his brother, King Charles II. Included also is a similar le... See More  

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$125.00
653060

Northwest Passage... Admiral De Fonte's letter...

Item #653060

July 23, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1768  The front page has the conclusion of the lengthy letter from Admiral De Fonte, "giving an Account of the most material Transactions in a Journal of his from the Calo of Lima in Peru, on his Discoveries to find if there was any North-West Passage from the Atlantic Ocean into the South and Tartarian Sea," followed by considerable text. The... See More  

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679259

Blacks to have rights of citizenship in New York ? Washington to move to England?

Item #679259

July 23, 1785

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1785 



* General George Washington to move his residence to England (?)

* Blacks to have citizenship rights in New York (?)




Page 2 has a report from New York with some news from the Assembly of the state which includes: "...very warm debates also have taken place upon the question of admitting Blacks, Mulattoes, Mustees, Quadroons...the the r... See More  

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$55.00
615424

Early boxing item...

Item #615424

July 23, 1788

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, July 23, 1788  The bottom of pg. 2 has: "Doyle, the famous boxer, was yesterday committed by the Magistrates at Bow St. for assaulting a gentleman in Covent Garden...". Other news of the day & a wealth of ads.

Four pages, nice condition.

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215318

Robert Fulton 1807 Invention....

Item #215318

July 23, 1807

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 23, 1807

 

* Robert Fulton invention



Page 2 has a report from New-York stating that the Governor, Sec. of War and others "...attended at Ft. Jay, when Mr. Fulton exhibited and explained the principles of his machinery for blowing up ships..." plus a few details about the experiment to be conducted the next day. Other news of the day in
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676168

A few neat illustrated advertisements...

Item #676168
NEW YORK EVENING POST, July 23, 1815 



* Illustrated advertisements

* Early 19th century original



The front page is filled with advertisements, including illustrated ads for a steam boat and at least ten illustrated ship ads. The back page has an ad for a stagecoach.

Four pages, generally in nice condition.

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$27.00
673074

President James Monroe dies on the 4th of July...

Item #673074

July 23, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 23, 1831 



* President James Monroe

* 4th of July death




An inside pg. has: "Death Of James Monroe--Fifth President of the United States" and still in the heading is printed: "At the house of his son-in law, Samuel L. Gouverneur, esq. New York at half past 3 o'clock P.M. July 4, 1831."

What follows is a lengthy "B... See More  

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646662

Continuing troubles in Texas...

Item #646662

July 23, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 23, 1836  Most of an inside page is taken up with reports headed: "Texas" which includes several letters, one beginning: "I am sorry to inform you of our situation. We are detained here for nothing but to keep you ignorant of the enemy's intention; they will soon be down on you in great numbers...".

Included also is a letter... See More  

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657727

The Mexican War...

Item #657727

July 23, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 23, 1847 



* Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna



Page 3 has reports on the Mexican War with items headed; "Official" "Important From Mexico", this latter report taking a full column which includes a report from Santa Anna noting: "...The army of the enemy being upon the eve of moving upon this capital with a view to at... See More  

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$33.00
661441

Tourists heading west, before the Civil War...

Item #661441

July 23, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, July 23, 1858  The last column of the front page, all of page 2, and a bit of pg. 3 are taken up with a terrific & extremely detailed "travelogue" for those tourists venturing to the West. Extremely early for such, with some fascinating reading under the heads: "THE GRAND AMERICAN TOUR" "Pleasure Trip from the Atlantic to the Pacific"  &... See More  

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172278

Battle of Malegnano... Dred Scott Decision ad...

Item #172278

July 23, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1859  Inside the issue includes two 1/2 page maps of "Venice" and "Verona." The doublepage centerfold of "The Battle of Malegnano, Fought June 8, 1859." A 1/2 page illustration of "A Zouave Charge on the Bank of the Mincio." QUARTER page illustration of "Marshal Schlick, Commanding 1st and 2nd Austrian Armies... See More  

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214422

1862 John Morgan Civil War Newspaper....

Item #214422

July 23, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES  from New York, NY and dated July 23, 1862 



* Original News Reports  

* War Against Slavery



This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reporte
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172800

General Grant's and General Sherman's campaigns...

Item #172800

July 23, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1864  The entire front page is a print of: "The Sinking of the 'Alabama' Off Cherbourg". Other prints within include: "View on the Appomattox, Below Port Walthall" "Jones's Neck, From General Foster's Head-Quarters, Near Malvern Hill, on the James" "Divine Service at General Baldy Smith's Headquarte... See More  

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220404

Piracy of the Mexican War...

Item #220404

July 23, 1864

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 23, 1864  The front page features many one column headlines covering events of the Civil War including:   "The Great Contest: General Grant's Operations", "The Great Contest: The Raid Into Maryland", "Approach to the Chattahoochee...", "A Self Convicted Pirate", and much more. There is additional war-rela
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221400

1864 Springfield, Massachusetts...

Item #221400

July 23, 1864

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN from Massachusetts and dated July 23. 1864.



* Joe, Johnston

* Atlanta, Georgia




This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes reports on: General Joe
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656785

Abraham Lincoln's proclamation...

Item #656785

July 23, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New  York, July 23, 1864 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* More Civil War troops needed




As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

The ftpg. has: "The Campaign In Virginia" "At Petersburg" "Sherman's Operations"... See More  

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671833

Was U.S. Grant killed?

Item #671833

July 23, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 23, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are:  "The Great Contest: General Sherman's Operations" "Life In Kentucky--Guerrillas & Other Vermin..." "A Private Soldier's Letter" "The Late Raid--The Fight at Harper's Ferry" "Rebel News--Joe Johnston Superseded by Gen. Hood--Alleged Deat
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173428

Charles Dickens grave...

Item #173428

July 23, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1870  The front cover contains a 2/3 page illustration of "The Grave of Charles Dickens in Westminster Abbey." Inside is a 1/3 page illustration of "The Chinese in New England-North Adams, Massachusetts." 1/2 page illustration of "The Chinese in New England-The Work Shop." Also, a full page illustration of "Music Eveni... See More  

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599299

Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford...

Item #599299

July 23, 1870

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, July 30, 1870



* Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford



This newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. It measures 26 x 19 inches. The front page has one column headings: "Our House-Warming" "By Harriet Prescott Spofford"

Complete in 4 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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668974

The Drinker's Farm Tragedy... 1870 execution...

Item #668974

July 23, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 23, 1870



* The Drinker's Farm Tragedy

* James Jeter Phillips hanging

* Murder of his wife - Richmond




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "THE GALLOWS" "Execution of James Jeter Phillips at Richmond, Va." and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 3 1/2 columns.

Complete with 12 pages, light toning with small hold at the central fold, gen... See More  

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669591

1874 Bone Alley "the most crowded pace on earth"...

Item #669591

July 23, 1874

NEW YORK HERALD, July 23, 1874



* Bone Alley "the most crowded place on earth"

* New York City ghetto - filthy block




The top of page 11 has one column headings: "BONE ALLEY" "The Home Of The Rag Pickers" "Where the Rags, Bones, Fat and Bottles Go" and more. (see)

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

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174580

Presdient Garfield... Thomas Nast illustrations...

Item #174580

July 23, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1881  This "regular" edition of Harper's on the death of President James Garfield, and is entirely different from the "Special" edition of the same date as found as item 576833 on our website.        

The full front page is entitled 'The archery tournament, Prospect Park, Brooklyn'. The... See More  

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576833

The "Special Edition" on the death of President Garfield...

Item #576833

July 23, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1881  This is the "Special Edition" of Harper's on the death of President James Garfield, and is entirely different from the "regular" edition of the same date as found as item 174580 on our website.

This "Special Edition" is considerably more rare, seldom found in sets of Harper's Weekly when the become available.... See More  

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$49.00
643906

Farming-themed newspaper from Chicago...

Item #643906

July 23, 1881

PRAIRIE FARMER, Chicago, July 23, 1881  An interesting farming-themed newspaper from the Mid-West with an ornate masthead. Subtitled: "Weekly Journal for The Farm, Orchard and Fireside."

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, various small margin tears with some chipping.

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$16.50
661417

The James-Younger gang rob a train...

Item #661417

July 23, 1881

LIBERAL SENTINEL, Middletown, New York, July 23, 1881 



* Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang

* Rock Island railroad train robbery




Page 2 has a report noting: "A gang of outlaws, supposed to be the James gang, on Friday night captured a train on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific road...robbed the conductor & a passenger..." and a bit more (see). The next page has a much mor... See More  

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615366

Lunenburg County, Virginia shooting duel...

Item #615366

July 23, 1882

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 23, 1882



* Lunenburg County, Virginia

* Richard Garland vs. Joseph Addison

* Shooting - pistol duel




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THE ADDISON-GARLAND DUEL" "Some of the Causes Which Led to the Fatal Affray" and more. (see) Text takes up over a ... See More  

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175206

Blackfeet Indians...

Item #175206

July 23, 1887

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1887  Nice fullpg. prints: "Lincoln Park, Chicago" & "In the Lodges of the Blackfeet Indians". Another full page print: "Manitou, Colorado" is very nice, plus "Nahant and Swampscott, Massachusetts Bay" & "Life Among the Tenements" in New York City. A half page print: "The Unbeaten Race-Horse... See More  

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581858

Dinoceras... found in Wyoming...

Item #581858

July 23, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 23, 1887 The front page of this issue features a "Improved Type Composing and Distributing Machine" and accompanying article. Within the issue is "General View of the Route of the Mount Pilatus Railway"; "A Curious Suspension Bridge Near Chicago, ILL."; "The Dinoceras - A Gigantic Extinct Animal Found in Wyoming"; and addi... See More  

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175728

Homestead Riots...

Item #175728

July 23, 1892

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1892  Front full page illustration of "Mr. Cleveland Goes Fishing." Inside is a 1/2 page illustration of "Gray Gables, Mr. Cleveland's Summer Home." Full page with two illustrations of "The Homestead Riots." Two pages of illustrations pertaining to "Ship-Building on the Great Lakes." Full page of illustration ... See More  

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629561

Columbus Day to be celebrated... 400th anniversary...

Item #629561

July 23, 1892

WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, July 23, 1892  The second page of this issue contains the brief but significant report: "The president [Benjamin Harrison] has signed the joint resolution of Congress, making October 21, 1892, the four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of America, a general holiday. Whereas Columbus Day would not be established as an official federal holiday un... See More  

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176354

The Territory of Hawaii...

Item #176354

July 23, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1898 A nice full frontpage illustration 'Santiago de Cuba--Field Artillery in Action'. "Diary of the War" is in an inclusive feature. Two pages with three photos on 'Operations Against Santiago'. The doublepage centerfold is 'The Invasion of Cuba' includes 11 photos. More photos on the war.  An article on "Captain ... See More  

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675851

Battleship HMS King Edward VII launched......

Item #675851

July 23, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 23, 1903



* HMS King Edward VII Launching

* Royal Navy battleship




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BIG BATTLESHIP IS LAUNCHED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 6 ... See More  

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177261

Pope Pius X...

Item #177261

July 23, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 23, 1904  Front page illustration "A Noble Effort" by W. A. Rogers; Celebrating the Semicentennial of the Republican Party at Jackson, Michigan; William F. Sheehan; Thomas F. Ryan; Mr. W. D. Howells at Oxford--The Group of Distinguished Nominees on Whom the English University Recently Conferred Degrees; Double page Photo, The First Public Appearance o... See More  

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177837

Record flight in a "Wright biplane"...

Item #177837

July 23, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1910 Full front page photo: "The Aeroplane That Made A Record Ascension" & a caption that has details about Walter Brooken's record-breaking altitude flight at Atlantic City in a Wright biplane. Shows the plane in flight above the beach, with a pier in the background.



Other photos and prints throughout this 24 page issue. ... See More  

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676923

The beginning of the U.S. Navy's relationship with San Diego ?...

Item #676923

July 23, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, July 23, 1913



* Naval Base San Diego to be born ?



A nice issue on the pre-founding era of the United States Navy's relationship with San Diego, one which has grown tremendously ever since 1917 to become the home port of the Pacific Fleet, a base composed of 13 piers, with over 24,000 military personnel and over 10,000 civilian workers.  The U.... See More  

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583356

Washington race riot of 1919....

Item #583356

July 23, 1919

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, July 23, 1919



* Red Summer of 1919



This 16 page newspaper has a three column headlines on the front page: "RACE RIOTING AGAIN RENEWED PRECAUTIONS PROVE UNAVAILING ONE KILLED ANOTHER WOUNDED". Coverage on the Washington D.C. race riot of 1919.

Other news of the day throughout including various advertisements. Light browning, a little margin w... See More  

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570448

Chester, Illinois...

Item #570448

July 23, 1923

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 23, 1923



* Chester, Illinois

* Chester Mental Health Center...  Insane Asylum escape




The 12 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "One Killed by Guards When 41 Insane Felons Escape From An Asylum at Chester, Ill." with subheads that include: "Two Convicts Start Fake Fist Fight; Guards Attacked When They Try T... See More  

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662537

"Scopes Trial" - Dramatic headline.. Evolution to be decided by the court?

Item #662537

July 23, 1925

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 23, 1925 



* The famous "Scopes Trail"

* Evolution to be permitted to be taught in schools?




The front page has the full-banner dramatic headline: "EVOLUTION TEST IN CAPITAL," with the subheading: "New Case May Put Religion Up To U.S. Courts", which continues on page two. Another "Scopes" article is also found on page 2.... See More  

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657467

Babe Ruth catches a baseball from airplane....

Item #657467

July 23, 1926

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1926



* Babe Ruth catches baseball from airplane

* New York Yankees - major league baseball




Near the bottom of the front is a two column heading: "Babe Ruth Catches Ball From Airplane; Seventh Attempt Gives Him World's Record" (see) A nice curiosity on Ruth that probably was only reported in a NYC publication. Nice to have in this famous title. Rare... See More  

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584370

1929 Endurance airplane flight record...

Item #584370

July 23, 1929

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, July 23, 1929 



* Airplane endurance record flight 

* Curtiss Robin monoplane airplane
 



This 16 page newspaper has a great banner headline on the front page: "AIR ENDURANCE RECORD SMASHED" with subhead (see photos). Coverage on the airplane endurance record flight on the Curtiss Robin "St. Louis" flown by Dale Jackson and Fores... See More  

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648263

1929 Endurance airplane flight record...

Item #648263

July 23, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1929 



* Airplane endurance record flight 

* Curtiss Robin monoplane airplane
 



The top of the front page has a one column heading: "St. Louis Fliers Pass 231st Hour in Air, Confident of Setting a New Record Today" (see) Coverage on the airplane endurance record flight on the Curtiss Robin "St. Louis" flown by Dale Jackson and Fo... See More  

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580707

Glenn Curtisss death... aviation pioneer...

Item #580707

July 23, 1930

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, July 23, 1930



* Glenn Curtiss death

* Aviation pioneer

* U.S. airplane industry




This 24 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page: "GLENN CURTISS, AIR PIONEER, DIES", "Appendicitis Operation Fatal to Famous Builder of U.S. Aircraft" which is a 1st report on the death of U.S aviation pioneer, Glenn Curtiss.



O... See More  

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637645

Glenn Curtiss death... Irpinia earthquake.....

Item #637645

July 23, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1930 



* Glenn Curtiss death

* Aviation pioneer

* U.S. airplane industry




The front page has a one column heading: "GLENN CURTISS DIES, PIONEER IN AVIATION" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, sports and advertiseme... See More  

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677866

1931 Midwest prohibition wars...

Item #677866

July 23, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 23, 1931



* Fort Wayne, Indiana alcohol war

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The front page has a great banner headline concerning the prohibition wars in the Midwest: "SLAYS TWO DRY TRAPPERS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

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

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219221

Death of Actor Florenz Ziegfeld...

Item #219221

July 23, 1932

NEW YORK TIMES: This issue is from New York, NY and is dated July 23, 1932.
 
The front page of this issue reads, "Florenz Ziegfeld Dies in Holly wood After Long Illness: Leading Figure in New York Theatre World Succumbs to Attack of Pleurisy."  A picture of Ziegfeld can be found on page 6.
 
Additional content includes, "Germany Demands Arms Parley
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625802

Death of Florenz Ziegfeld in 1932...

Item #625802

July 23, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1932 



* Broadway producer Florenz Ziegfeld death

* Impresario - Show Boat




The front page has a one column heading: "FLORENZ ZIEGFELD DIES IN HOLLYWOOD AFTER LONG ILLNESS" with subheads that include: "Leading Figure in New York Theater World Succumbs to Attack of Pleurisy" "Began Career in Chicago" and more. (see) First
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672446

Death of Florenz Ziegfeld...

Item #672446

July 23, 1932

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, July 23, 1932 



* Broadway producer Florenz Ziegfeld death

* Impresario - Show Boat




This 24 page newspaper has a nice 7 column headlines on the front page: "FLO ZIEGFELD, FAMED SHOWMAN, DIES" with subheads. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Good condition.



source: wikipedia: Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (March
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577644

Wiley Post circles the globe... record time...

Item #577644

July 23, 1933

NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1933  The frontpage features a 3 line, 4 column head: "Post Arrives Safely In New York, Circling World In 7 Days, 19 Hours; Mollisons Are Flying The Atlantic" and 1 column subheads: "Record Is Cut 21 Hours" "75,000 at City Airport Greet Flier After a 15,596-Mile Trip" and more. Includes a 2 column photo of Post exiting the Winnie Mae.



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657262

Wiley Post... first person to fly solo around the world...

Item #657262

July 23, 1933

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, July 23, 1933 



* Aviator Wiley Post - airplane pilot

* First person to fly solo around the world 

* The landing in New York City (1st report)
 



The front page has a great banner headline: "ROUND WORLD; 7 DAYS, 18 HRS." with subheads that include: "POST LANDS IN NEW YORK AFTER RECORD FLIGHT" and more. (see) Nice for display. First re... See More  

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670989

Wiley Post's sets record as first solo around-the-world pilot...

Item #670989

July 23, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1933 



* Aviator Wiley Post - airplane pilot

* First person to fly solo around the world 

* The landing in New York City (1st report)




The front page has a 4 column headline: "POST ARRIVES SAFELY IN NEW YORK, CIRCLING WORLD IN 7 DAYS, 19 HOURS; MOLLISONS ARE FLYING THE ATLANTIC" with many subheads and related photo. More on this on pages 2 &a... See More  

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657880

John Dillinger is shot dead...

Item #657880

July 23, 1934

NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1934 



* John Dillinger shot dead

* Chicago theater - 1st report

* World famous publication




The front page has a nice 3 line, 3 column headline on the death of the notorious gangster John Dillinger which reads: "DILLINGER SLAIN IN CHICAGO; SHOT DEAD BY FEDERAL MEN IN FRONT OF MOVIE THEATER" with several subheads including: "Reached
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681653

1935 William Mulholland death

Item #681653

July 23, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1935



* William Mulholland death (1st report)

* Los Angeles water supply infrastructure




The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "MULHOLLAND DEAD; FAMOUS ENGINEER" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.

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

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580887

The death of Earle Lewis Ovington...

Item #580887

July 23, 1936

THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, July 23, 1936



* Earle Lewis Ovington death

* 1st airmail airplane flight fame



This 44 page newspaper has a small one column headline on the front page: "Pioneer Flier's Ashes to Be Strewn Over Sea".

 

A 1st report on the death of Earle Lewis Ovington, best known for flying the 1st official airmail flight. Unfortunate for such a small... See More  

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675089

White River Monster hunted... Newport, Arkansas...

Item #675089

July 23, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1937



* White River Monster

* Newport, Arkansas folklore




The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "'MONSTER' HUNTED BY ARKANSAS DIVER" with subheads that include: "Town of Newport Makes Holiday as Deep Sea Man Seeks River 'Creature'" and more. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 page... See More  

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680477

Nile Kinnick and Iowa Hawkeyes...

Item #680477

July 23, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1940



* Nile Kinnick All-star votes

* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football



This 40 page newspaper has small one column headings in the sport's section (page 25): "Kinnick Leads In Poll", "Iowa Halfback Has Most Votes for All-Star Eleven" See photo for brief text here.



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

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650512

Attempt to kill Hitler... Real life "Valkyrie" event...

Item #650512

July 23, 1944

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, July 23, 1944.



* Adolph Hitler escapes assassination plot

* Operation Valkyrie - Loyal aides stay put




The top of the front page has a five column headline: "Hitler Attempts To Rally Army" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 30+ pages, light toning at the margins, general... See More  

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661878

Attempted assassination of Hitler...

Item #661878

July 23, 1944

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, July 23, 1944 



* Adolph Hitler escapes assassination plot

* Operation Valkyrie - Loyal aides stay put




The last column of the ftpg. has: "HITLER PLEADS WITH ARMY TO REMAIN LOYAL" with a subhead. The article carries over to pg. 2 where there is a photo of Hitler with Mussolini.

This was shortly after the attempted assassination of Hitler.

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613382

King David Hotel Attack In 1946...

Item #613382

July 23, 1946

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 23, 1946 



* 1st Major Terrorist Attack 

* Jerusalem Israel 




The front page has a three column heading: "Palestine Under Martial Law As Bomb Death Toll Mounts" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the very first major terrorist attack in Jerusalem.

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596266

Sonny Liston vs. Floyd Patterson... boxing...

Item #596266

July 23, 1963

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, July 23, 1963



* Sonny Liston vs. Floyd Patterson

* Heavyweight boxing title fight

* Prelude to Muhammad Ali




Page 5 has a three column headline: "Liston Remains Champion With First Round K. O." with caption: "It Took 4 More Seconds" 1st report coverage on Sonny Liston retaining his heavyweight boxing title... See More  

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571133

Famous poet Carl Sandburg death....

Item #571133

July 23, 1967

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 23, 1967  This 84 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Carl Sandburg, Poet of People, Dies at Age 89" with photo of Sandburg.



Tells of the death of poet Carl Sandburg.



Other news of the day throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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650851

Chappaquiddick incident w/ Ted Kennedy & Mary Jo Kopechne...

Item #650851

July 23, 1969

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 23, 1969



* Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne

* Chappaquiddick Island incident




The top of the front page has a banner headline: "Kennedy Plans Statement on Fatal Crash". (see) More on page 2 with two related photos. (see) Nice to have coverage from a Massachusetts publication.

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650882

Chappaquiddick accident w/ Ted Kennedy & Mary Jo Kopechne...

Item #650882

July 23, 1969

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, July 23, 1969



* Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne

* Chappaquiddick Island incident

* re. Apollo 11 Moon landing




The front page has a four column headline: "Kennedy May Face Additional Charges". (see)

Complete with all 10 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.

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650887

Chappaquiddick accident w/ Ted Kennedy & Mary Jo Kopechne...

Item #650887

July 23, 1969

THE PARSONS SUN, Kansas, July 23, 1969



* Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne

* Chappaquiddick Island incident

* re. Apollo 11 Moon landing




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Ted's Driving Permit Lifted in Death Probe". (see)

Complete with all 22 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise nice.

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650888

Chappaquiddick accident w/ Ted Kennedy & Mary Jo Kopechne...

Item #650888

July 23, 1969

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, N.C., July 23, 1969



* Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne

* Chappaquiddick Island incident

* re. Apollo 11 Moon landing




The front page has a three column heading: "Kennedy Attends Funeral" with caption: "Wear Neck Brace" (see) Coverage continues on page 2 with related photo.

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650995

Chappaquiddick accident w/ Ted Kennedy & Mary Jo Kopechne...

Item #650995

July 23, 1969

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., July 23, 1969



* Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne

* Chappaquiddick Island incident

* re. Apollo 11 Moon landing




The front page has a two column heading: "2 New Charges Against Kennedy Being Considered" Also a three column photo showing Kennedy and his wife at the funeral. (see)

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651312

Gianni Versace's funeral... Elton John and Princess Diana...

Item #651312

July 23, 1997

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 23, 1997 (1st 4 sections)



* Giovanni Maria "Gianni" Versace - funeral

* Famous Italian designer

* Elton John, Princess Diana, & other celebrities present

* Murdered by serial killer Andrew Phillip Cunanan - targeting gays




The front page shows Elton John and Princess Diana at the funeral of the famous Italian designer, Giovanni Versace, who had been mu... See More  

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