Page from "Collecting American Newspapers"
Copyright Jim Lyons, 1989

This is a page from the Representative Mastheads section of the book. There are
eight of these pages, showing, in addition to the above, sample mastheads from:

Volume 1, Number 1 issues

Territorial issues (from states that originally were United States territories)

Civil War - Union

Civil War - Confederate

Association newspapers (newspapers that were originally owned by famous people)

Family newspapers (newspapers that had stories, inspiration pieces, pictures, etc., but were very limited in actual news content) Often these had spectacular masthead pictures.

Foreign language newspapers