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Early Tonopah Nevada Baseball Program Mining Gambling History Local Ads 1907
Tonapah, Nevada: Tonapah Daily Bonanza, 1907. PLEASE SEE DESCRIPTION AND PHOTOS FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS - AS IS - The souvenir booklet is in overall Fair to Good Minus used condition with issues, missing back cover, chipping and tears, signs of wear, soiling, age toning, no writing, no odors, please see images. (C1B8-003). Check out our store under the "Books > Antiquarian & Collectible" category for other similar items and save on shipping! Estate sale find, vintage original copy of The Day That Tonopah Played Ball, By Joseph S. Jordan, For Sale By A.H. Rounsevell, Stationer, Tonopah, Nevada. This souvenir was to highlight the baseball game between the local Elk Lodge and the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Tonopah Daily Bonanza, September 15, 1907 - California Heights This Afternoon Eagle Meets Elk - Intense Rivalry Between Two Benevolent Organizations as to Outcome of Today's Ball Game - $50,000 Wagered on the Result An excerpt from the local paper at the time: "A perusal of the pages of "The Day That Tonopah Played Ball" gives an idea to the outside world that we have plenty of people here who are interested in mining; that we are not dead, not even sleeping. The souvenir shows the business houses, the handsome residences, the stable nature of town." "The book was compiled, printed and publishes here. That in itself is the best kind of an ad we could get. And we want advertising; all the publicity possible, and Tonopah can stand behind it all." A fairly scarce insight into early Nevada history. Softcover, 78 pages, 1907, Language: English, Product Dimensions: approximately 5" … [Click Below for Full Description]
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