Important Events and People: 1900's - 1930's

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1908 - San Francisco Examiner - Thunder of Guns Greet the World's Greatest Armada...
1908 - San Francisco Examiner - Thunder of Guns Greet the World's Greatest Armada...
The lead story is the welcome of the great American battleship fleet lead by the Connecticut with Rear Admiral Evans on the bridge. While most of the pages relate to this event, there is some local local advertising. PAGES: 8 pages. Page 9, 10 is missing. MEASUREMENTS: 21 1/4" X 16 1/2", CONDITION: Poor. There are numerous tears and folds. The paper is fragile. The center fold area is also damaged. Where damage is not present, the text and photographs are very legible., COPIES: 1
1927 - New York American - Lindbergh's Big Day
1927 - New York American - Lindbergh's Big Day
The headline story is about the parade for Lindbergh following his return from France. There are five pages of Lindbergh pictures. This newspaper also has other international, national and local news and advertising. PAGES: 16, MEASUREMENTS: 21 1/2" X 17 1/4", CONDITION: The paper is becoming brittle and turing brown. The fold lines and margin area show wear and tear. COPIES: 1
1927 - The Baltimore News - $10,000,000 Ford Offer to 'Lindy'
1927 - The Baltimore News - $10,000,000 Ford Offer to 'Lindy'
This newspaper carried news of the ten million dollar by Henry Ford to Lindbergh. On page 2, there is both news and photos of Lindbergh's arrival in Paris, France. PAGES: 4, MEASUREMENTS: 21 1/4" X 17", CONDITION: The newsprint is becoming brown and brittle. The fold line and margins show wear and tear. The second sheet of the paper--page number missing--has a tear in both the upper and lower right corner. The last two pages seem to be dedicted to local news and advertising. COPIES: 1
1927 - The Baltimore News - Lindbergh Hops Off For Paris
1927 - The Baltimore News - Lindbergh Hops Off For Paris
This newspaper carries the take off of Charles A. Lindbergh for Paris, France. PAGES: 2, MEASUREMENTS: 21 1/4" X 17 1/4", CONDITION: The newsprint is becoming brittle and slightly brown. The fold lines and margin edges show wear and tear. COPIES: 1
1928 - Front page article on Amelia Earhart - Friendship Hop Faces Delay
1928 - Front page article on Amelia Earhart - Friendship Hop Faces Delay
This newspaper has information on: Amelia Earhart, Charles A. Lindberg, and Charles Kingsford-Smith. There is a short article about Amelia Earhart on the front page and page 2. PAGES: 12 (consecutive), MEASUREMENTS: 21 1/2" X 17", CONDITION: All pictures and text are fully legible except in areas where damage is found. The horizontal fold line as well as the margin areas on the right and left show wear and tear. This newspaper has international, national, and local news and advertising. COPIES: 1
1929 -  Zep Starts World Trip Wednesday Midnight
1929 - Zep Starts World Trip Wednesday Midnight
This news paper has several major news items: The top headline is ZEP STARTS WORLD TRIP WEDNESDAY MIDNIGHT. A second headline relates to the murder trial of Dr. James H. Snook. PAGES: 4 (but not consecutive). This newspaper also carries international, national, and local news and advertising. MEASUREMENTS: 21 1/2" X 17", CONDITION: The newsprint is beginning to become brown and brittle. There is damage on the middle fold line of the newspaper and in the margin areas. Most of the text, photos and graphics are very legible. COPIES: 1
1929 - Graf Zepplin Article
1929 - Graf Zepplin Article
On the front page, column 6, is an article titled: ZEPPLIN SET FOR TRIP. This paper also has other international, national, and local news and advertising. PAGES: 4, MEASUREMENTS: 21 1/2" X 17", CONDITION: All articles are very ligible. Howver extensive tearing on the fold lines. Pages 13 and 14 which make up the last 2 pages have a section cut out on the right. COPIES: 1
1929 - The Sunday Star - Three separate lead articles
1929 - The Sunday Star - Three separate lead articles
The three lead articles in this newspaper are: Budget Estimates To Be Given City's Four Civic Groups, Astronomer Asks Amateur's Help For Cotemporary, and Senate Group To Study Realty Probe On Tuesday. This paper carries other local news events and advertising. PAGES: 4, of Part 1, section 2. Present are pages 15 and 16, 25 and 26., MEASUREMENTS: 23 1/2" X 18", CONDITION: Most of the damage can be seen on the vertical and horizontal fold lines. Text and photographs are very legible., COPIES: 1
1929 - The Sunday Star, Washington D. C. - Charles A. Lindbergh Coverage
1929 - The Sunday Star, Washington D. C. - Charles A. Lindbergh Coverage
This holding is of inside pages of the newspaper. It features international, national, and local Washington D.C. news and advertising. On page 4, column 8, is a feature story of Lindy (Charles A. Lindbergh) visiting the summer home of the Morrow family. Anne Morrow was Lindbergh's fiancee and later became his wife. PAGES: 8, MEASUREMENTS: 23 1/2" X 17 3/4", CONDITION: The newsprint is brittle and browning in areas. Pages 5-6 and 7-8 are torn in areas and the margin areas are damages. COPEIS: 1
1929 - The Washington Hearld - Lloyd George Sees Liberal Victory in Britain...
1929 - The Washington Hearld - Lloyd George Sees Liberal Victory in Britain...
This Washington DC newspaper features international, national and local news. Page 2 is devoted to an article by Archibald Henderson on the rise of Charles A. Lindbergh as a personality. PAGES: 4, MEASUREMENTS: 21 1/2" BY 17", CONDITON: The newsprint is beginning to turn brown and is brittle. The left fold line shows some tearing as do the of the other margin edges. All print and pictures are very legible. COPIES: 1
1929 - Washington Times - Byrd Flies To Pole and Back
1929 - Washington Times - Byrd Flies To Pole and Back
The top headline reads: Scrivener Friend Denies Owning Death Tie. This is a continuation of a death some three years previous. Much of the text on the second page relates to the next headline: Byrd Flies To Pole and Back. This is in reference to the avaiation accomplishments of Commander Richard E. Byrd, the first person to fly over both poles. The two pages of this newspaper also carry other national and local news, but little in the way of local advertising. PAGES: 1,2 - MEASUREMENTS: 21 1/2" X 17", CONDITION: Good with the exception of some damage in the margin areas, COPIES: 1
1929 - Washington Times - Mother Accused of Poisoning Son, French Sea Fliers...
1929 - Washington Times - Mother Accused of Poisoning Son, French Sea Fliers...
This newspaper carries two headline articles as well as other national and local news. There is no advertising on either of the pages of this holding. PAGES: 2, (Front page and page 2., MEASUREMENTS: 21 1/2" X 17", CONDITION: There is damage to the horizontal fold lines as well as a 2" x 4" piece missing from the lower left hand corner. COPIES: 1

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