1963 THE SPHERE Newspaper Martin Luther King Dream Speech PENN MINE RESCUE 1033


PENNSYLVANIA AND THE RESCUE OF MINERS Dr. Martin Luther King Delivers I have a dream speech

Twenty pages (40 sides) of a weekly issue of:

The Sphere

DATED 1963

This first part of the description features a list of Images i.e. photographs, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include :

Let Freedom Ring - Army of Negroes and Whites Demonstrate Round the Lincoln Memorial in Washington full front page photograph

Phillip Randolph Director of the Civil Rights March in Washington Speaks From the Lincoln Memorial

Dr. Martin Luther King Delivers His Stirring Address to the Crowd of 200,000 info what was to become one of the most iconic speeches of modern times ..." I have a dream " in which he called for an end to racism in the USA

Some of the Banners in the Parade in The Parade at Washington half page

Looking Down from the Top of the Lincoln Memorial on the Crowds Stretching Towards the Washington Monument full page

Morocco - Excited Mounted Tribesmen Fire Off Ancient Weapons in Celebration of the News That a Crown Prince Had Been Born to King Hassan II

Hazelton, Pennsylvania and The Rescue of Miners Trapped for Two Weeks - David Fellin Being Pulled to The Surface the article mentions Henry Throne who was also trapped was rescued before him, and Louis Bova they were unable to rescue alive

Boys from Charterhouse and Wellington College Wait in an RAF Beverley Before a Parachute Jump

The First Ladies of Communism - Mrs Khrushchev and Madame Jovanka Broz, Wife of President Tito, On a Sight Seeing Cruise Along the Coast of the Adriatic three ladies sitting at a table and the two men, President Tito and Premier Khrushchev, standing in the background

Prince Philip Listens to Sir Eric Ashby the Master of Clare College, Cambridge Delivering an Address at the British Association in Aberdeen

Weymouth - The Yacht "Sovereign" the British Challenger for The Americas Cup, Owned by Anthony Boyden, Arriving After Her Dismasting

Dr Salazar the Premier of Portugal Speaking to a Mass Rally in Lisbon - With Dr Mario and Dr Supico Pinto

Admiral Sir Varyl Begg CinC Far East Visiting the Royal Army Service Corps Supplies and Petrol Depot in Singapore

Brigadier Abraham Jaffe CO Israels North Zone at the Syrian Frontier

Sibu Sarawak - Rioters Against Joing Malaysia Attack a Police Car

Hue in South Vietnam - People Watching Troops Reive on Patrol half page

Saigon - Young People Demonstrate Outside a Pagoda half page

Shrewsbury - Laying Heating Cables, Supplied By British Insulated Callenders Cables Ltd, on Wyle Cop a Steep Thoroughfare Where Ice Forms in Winter

The Edinburgh Festival -:

Martha Graham and her Company, Two scenes from St Joan showing - Ethel Winter - Yuriko - helen McGehee - Linda Hodes - Bertram Ross - Juliet Fisher and others - The gilt space-frame setting was by Isamu Noguchi

Balasarasvati Performing Bharata Natyam Dancing with others - info Tanjore Balasaraswati a celebrated Indian dancer

Scene from Verdis Luisa Miller by the San Carlo Company from Naples - Paolo Washington - Margherita Roberti - Piero Cappuccilli (mentioned)

Scene from Adriana Lecouvreur by the San Carlo Company with Magda Olivero - Juan Oncina - and others

Montreal Canada - General View with St Helens Island in the St Lawrence the Site of the Future Montreal Exhibition

Preparation for the 1967 Montreal Exhibition - Mr Pearson - Mr Lesage the Premier of Quebec - Mr Drapeau the Mayor

Arriving at Gatwick Airport - Sir Milton Margai the PM of Sierra Leone three men coming down the steps of the plane - mentioned in the caption article are Mr Albert Margai - Mr J. Nelson Williams

Wellington New Zealand - The 1963 Otaki Scholar Graeme R. D. Cato from Robert Gordons College Aberdeen Talking with Mr Keith Holyoake the PM

Sydney New South Wales Australia - The New Menzies Hotel in the Centre of the City

Nairobi Military Establishment in Kenya - Mr Kenyatta PM of Kenya - Major General Sir Richard Goodwin GOC E. Africa - Dr Julius Kiano - Dr Mungai Njeroge

The Wine City of Bordeaux and Surrounding Areas, Gironde, SW France -:

The Bridge over the Garonne - Families fishing in the foreground

A Cafe on the Cours Victor Hugo - A Man Reading the Paper After a Mornings Shopping

Early Morning in Bordeaux - A Priest Crossing Miel the Road and People Going to Work

The Grand-Marche - A Market Stall

Roman Church at Lauretan

Interior of the Royan Cathedral

Statue of Francis I in the Centre of Cognac

Spraying Vines at Chateau Lafaurie-Peyraguey

Tractor Carries out Spraying on Vines at Chateau La Clone Owned by M. La Roche in the Grande Champagne District

Weston Super Mare - General View of the Beach, Pier etc looking towards the Grand Pier, Knightstone and Birnbeck Island, with the Tropicana open air lido / swimming pool in the foreground

Offshore Powerboat Race - " A`Speranziella " Driven By A. Petroni and Designed by R. Levi two people racing in the power boat. Info Attilo Petroni, Renato Sonny Levi

The Trophy Presented by the Bahamas Tourist Board for the Daily Express Powerboat Race Winner - Replica Conch Shell

Golf at Crowborough Beacon in Sussex -:

Lady Members Driving Off from the 16th

Lieutenant Colonel B. S. Harland the Club Secretary and Mr E. L. Hayes with His Son Jeremy on the Course

Mr D. W. Murton-Neale a Founder Member of the Club - Sitting Outside the Club House

Members in The Bar of the Clubhouse

Mr Charles Macey with his Dog, on the Bridge across the Gully by the 5th Fairway

Tourkolimano a Fishing Port Near Athens a view of the natural harbour and surrounding area, from above

Scene from "Schweyk in the Second World War" by Bertolt Brecht at the Mermaid Theatre London - Bernard Miles - Bill Fraser

Alfred J. Sherwin the Chairman and Joint Managing Director of H. And R.Johnson Ltd Manufacturer of Ceramic Tiles, Stoke on Trent full page photograph by Tom Hustler - info. Thomas William Mostyn Hustler was a society photographer popular in the 1960s

Architects Model - Showing the Design for a New Hotel in London on the Site of the Old Royal Palace hotel nr Kensington Gardens small photograph

British Industry - Rowntree and Co. Ltd in York - Photographs by Adolf Morath :-

Cocoa Beans Being poured into a Large Drum for Mixing

The Chocolate Ingredients Subjected to Grinding on Five Roll Refiners

A Woman in the Analytical Laboratory Sampling Fruit Juice for Purity by Using a Spectrophotometer

Chocolate for Smarties Being Rubbec Down in a Revolving Pan - A Man Weighing Out the Produce

Purified Liquor, Syrup etc for Fruit Pastilles Being Drawn through Pipes

Lime Juice Destined for Lime Pastilles Stored in Vats for Several Weeks Until Clarified

Gum Arabic During the Dissolving and Purifying Processes

The Fruit IOngredients After Beiong Moulded into Individual Pastilles Which are Dried in Ovens

A Machine Sorting the Pastilles to a Prescribed Flavour Assortment

The Imperial Torquay illustration for an advert showing a couple on a boat

National Provincial Bank small advert

The Austin 1100 Car Sleekburnc.

Senior Service Satisfy full page colour advert - back cover

Hampton Court, Middlesex half page colour photograph by Percy Hennell - full page advert for Shell with a tableshowing the flowers in the gasrdens, individually named

Remy Martin Cognac half page brandy advert

The Standard Life Assurance Company advert showing a photograph of a young family

Williams and Humberd Dry Sack Sherry a full page advert with judge tasting the sherry - artwork unknown


This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include :

Historic Day in Washington USA - with ref. to the civil rights demonstrations in Washington, United States

The South East Asian Complex by John Connell - with mention of Earl Mountbatten of Burma - Mr Nehru - Duncan Sandys - Tunku Abdul Rahman - U Thant - Mrs Ngo Dinh Nhu - Vietnam - President Diem - Sarawak - Dr Phan Huy Co - Ngo Dinh Luyen - etc

A London Newsletter 13-15 John Adam Street London WC2 - With articles on: William Morris - Fogartys Fairy (Professor Fogarty) - Five Pound Notes - Patent Mousetrap ( Agatha Christie ) - Worcestershre Grammar Scool Girls - Outsize Stamps

The 17th Edinburgh Festival

The Voice of the commonwealth

Bordeaux - a port for Wines by Geoffrey hart

WestonSuper Mare - Facts and Legends - by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald - with mention of Worlebury Camp - Kewstoke - Thomas a Becket - Woodspring priory - Prior Roger Tormynton - Caen Stone

Yachting by Gabor Denes

Golf - Crowborough Beacon

Site of the Peloponnese by Sylvie Nickels - Greece

International Travel Notes by W.D.C.C.

Books Page - Popeye and Fwifwi - Book reviews by Vernon Fane and Charles Dimont of: Ibamba by Wynant Davis hubbard - - The Cretan by Elisabeth Ayrton - - My Feet Upon a Rock by W. H. Canaway - - America America by Elia Kazan - - The Sultans Daughter by Dennis Wheatley - - Sword at Sunset by Rosemary Sutcliff - - Sovereign Lords by Madelaine Duke - - To See the Glory by Taylor Caldwell - - - no Boots for Mr Moehau by E. H. Audley - - World Without Want by Paul G. Hoffman - - Years of Combat by Sholto Douglas - - Spreaking Frankly About The Germans by Gudrun Tempel

Clash of Blades - by the Sphere Industrial Correspondent - with ref. to Razor Blade companies Gillette and Wilkinson

The Rowntree Company Keenlyside

Industry and The Stock Market - Bulls Beat Bears by teh Sphere City Correspondent - - - Midlands Matters by the Sphere Midlands Cores.

Good Living By Ganymede

Motoring Page by Courtneay Edwards - the British Motor Corporation - Rootes Group Models - - Rear Engined Renault Caravelle - - Longlife Motor Oil

In Quest for Good Hoels - Advice by Ashley Courtenay - with mention of The Anchor at Bankside London - - Hunters Hotel, Newrath Bridge Co. Wicklow - - Rumpels Country Club at Rye Foreign, on the London Hawkhurst road - - TheVictoria Hotel,Sidouth - etc

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

It measures 350 x 258 mm (13.75 x 10 inches). It retains the outer advertising cover. There are binding witness marks to the spine. A previous owner has (for some strange reason) re-written the page numbers in blue ink.

Some of the pages may be loose, and handling marks due to the age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The photographs vary in size. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated.

Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page

PLEASE NOTE :- I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present.

As far as I can tell there are no pages missing, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. The process of the page numbering in The Sphere issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1.

This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

PLEASE ALSO NOTE that the paper banners, or mastheads vary, and the scan shown is only a representative sample.

"Info.” in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.


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