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Ricker & Murphy, Del., 162 and 164 S. Clark St. Chicago / Gazette Print, Colorado Springs, ILLUSTRATED SUPPLEMENT—COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE. JANUARY 1, 1888. [:] VIEWS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, MANITOU SPRINGS AND COLORADO CITY. Colorado Springs, Jan. 1, 1888.

Three rare 1888 broadsides with views of Colorado Springs

An impressive and very rare set of broadsides issued in 1888 by the Colorado Springs Weekly Gazette, offering no fewer than 55 pictorial views of landmarks in and around the booming city. Colorado Springs began its history as the Fountain Colony, established in 1871 by Civil War hero General William Jackson Palmer along Fountain Creek […]

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1896 Map of New England Newspapers

Unrecorded thematic map of New England newspapers

A large, attractive and unrecorded thematic map of New England, designed as a ready reference for firms buying advertising in the region’s many newspapers. The map provides an enormous amount of information: color-coding to indicate population density (yellow for “densest,” green for “sparsely populated”); tiny pictorial symbols indicating predominant forms of economic activity (including for example, farming, dairy, quarrying, […]

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Times Steam Job Office, Cincinnati Weekly Times A NATIONAL NEWSPAPER Adapted to the Wants of the People of the United States. Cincinnati: Times Company, [1873].

Spectacular broadside advert for the Cincinnati Weekly Times

A spectacular and unrecorded four-color broadside issued in 1873 by the Cincinnati Weekly Times, using patriotic imagery to promote its ambitions as “A National Newspaper.”  The broadside touts the Times as “a national paper adapted to the wants of the people of all the United States.” It emphasizes the point with a variety of patriotic […]

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Rare broadside issue of the Tombstone Epitaph

An unrecorded broadside supplement to The Tombstone Epitaph, touting nearby gold, silver and copper strikes and probably intended for national distribution. Also remarkable for featuring a landmark Tombstone map. The Epitaph was first launched by owner-editor John Philip Clum with an afternoon issue on Saturday, May 1, 1880, the year after Tombstone’s founding. The paper remains […]

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Large map in Antioch Bookplate Co., WASHINGTON NOV[.] DAYS [:] JOIN THE MOBILIZATION NOVEMBER 13-15. Yellow Springs, OH: New Mobilization Committee, [1969.]

With a large and detailed map prepared for the 1969 March on Washington

Extremely rare tabloid issued in advance of the November 1969 March on Washington, with an interesting map. The march was organized by the Vietnam Moratorium Committee and is thought to have been the single largest antiwar protest in American history. Some half million participants descended on the national capital, heard speeches by Eugene McCarthy, George […]

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Greg Moore (cover art) et al., MAY FLOWERS. NP: [May Day Collective, 1971].

With a large map detailing plans to shut down Washington in 1971

An extremely rare tabloid issued in advance of the May 1971 anti-war protests in Washington, whose ultimate objective was to demonstrate the Peace Movement’s ability to shut down the Federal Government. With a large map indicating locations to be targeted in and around the city. “On May 3, 1971, after nearly two weeks of intense […]

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[ Temperance Journal ] Map of Yale from The New York Voice. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, Jan. 6-Dec. 15, 1898. [with:] The New Voice. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, Dec. 22-29, 1898.

Full-year run of a leading Temperance journal … with maps!

A nearly-complete 1898 run of one of America’s “leading temperance journals” (Mott), including maps highlighting consumption in and around leading universities. Funk & Wagnalls published a weekly Temperance journal from 1884 to 1906, though under various titles and in a range of formats: For 1898 the first 50 issues were the eight-page broadsheet New York […]

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R. E. Grigsby, Editor, CITIZEN’S INTELLIGENCE DIGEST. Vol. I No. I…. Second Printing. Bakersfield, California: R. E. Grigsby, October 15, 1962.

The right-wing Citizen’s Intelligence Digest trumpets “The War Against America”

Issue No. 1 of the Citizen’s Intelligence Digest, a surpassingly rare, rabidly right-wing tabloid newspaper issued in Bakersfield, California in 1962 in the hope of influencing that year’s congressional elections. The Digest features among other things articles attacking Communist psychological warfare, the United Nations, and appeasers of Communism in the U.S. government. Another advocates for […]

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[Elkanah Tisdale?], The Weekly Messenger [with maps of Worcester and Essex Counties relating to the 1812 redistricting of Massachusetts.] Boston: James Cutler, March 6, 1812.

The Boston Weekly Messenger attacks Gerrymandering

A scarce 1812 issue of the Boston Weekly Messenger, with a front-page attack on the blatantly partisan gerrymandering of Massachusetts recently signed into law by Governor Gerry. In early 1812 Massachusetts Republicans engineered a radical redistricting of their state, designed to disadvantage the Federalist majority in the upcoming state senatorial elections.  It did so by […]

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