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Ten (10) 20th century American Newspapers, all with front pages carrying news of major events including the San Francisco Earthquake, the bombings of Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima and end of World War II, the deaths of presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy, and the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing. Includes 2 editions of THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, April 21, 1906, pages 1-8, and April 22, 1906, pages 1-6, news of the great earthquake and fire (Heavily toned, stained, with losses and separations, fragile, not encapsulated); the ROANOKE WORLD NEWS, Extra, Dec. 7, 1941, pages 1-4, reporting on the bombing of Pearl Harbor; THE CHARLESTON GAZETTE, April 12, 1945, pages 1-4, reporting the death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt; THE GREENSBORO RECORD, Extra, May 8, 1945, pages 1-4, declaring the end of World War II in Europe; CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 7, 1945, two sections, pages 1-26, the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, (edge chipping, toning at folds, not encapsulated); THE BOSTON HERALD, August 15, 1945, pages 1 and 2, news of Japan's surrender; THE MEMPHIS PRESS-SCIMITAR, November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy's assassination, pages 1 and 2; NASHVILLE BANNER, July 21, 1969, the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing and Senator Ted Kennedy charged with leaving the scene of a deadly car accident at Chappaquiddick, pp.1-2, 21-22 (center section missing); THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL (Memphis), November 25, 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald slain, pp. 1-2, 23-24 (center section missing). All approximately 23" x 17". Provenance: the collection of Ross Webb, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: All papers in good condition with expected toning, edge chipping except where noted in description. Not all pages may be present, refer to description. All papers except the Chicago Daily Tribune and the two San Francisco Chronicle newspapers have been professionally cleaned, deacidified and encapsulated (not sealed) in protective plastic.