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COOPERSTOWN National Baseball Hall Of Fame DEDICATION Day PHOTOS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372869840075

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 13, 1939. * Cooperstown, New York becomes a tourist stop * National Baseball Hall of Fame dedication The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "CENTENNIAL IS ANNIVERSARY OF CHANGE IN GAME" with subhead and banner pictorial along the bottom margin. The back page has a nice photo of the first inductees into the Hall of Fame including Babe Ruth & Cy Young. Nice to have in the World famous publication. Complete with all 30m pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: The Hall of Fame was dedicated on June 12, 1939 by Lee Ferrick Andrews, grandson of Edward Clark, who was a founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 10:27

$72.00
176759

Best FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun * Best title to be had ? very rare The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "M'ERLANE, GANG KILLER, IS DEAD OF PNEUMONIA" with subhead and two related photos. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangste... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:00

$88.00
176643

PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Ratification NO BEER LIQUOR Goes Dry 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392531206758

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 17, 1919 * Prohibition (no beer, liquor) wins * 18th Amendment ratification * 3/4 of the states needed is met The front page has a terrific banner headline: "U. S. DRY; 2 STATES OVER" with subhead. Nice for display. First report coverage on Nebraska formally ratifying the 18th amendment to the Constitution & causing Prohibition to take effect the next year. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, mainly along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends December 11, 2019 15:59

$92.00
177219

PROHIBITION ENDS Legal Beer & Liquor Return DRY ERA Closes 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372864310845

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, December 6, 1933 * U.S. prohibition ends (1st report) * Beer returns - legal liquor * FRONT LEAF ONLY *** The front page has a nice healdine: "PROHIBITION LAW REPEALED; PRESIDENT ASKS TEMPERANCE; RESCINDS $227,000,000 TAXES" with subheads. First report coverage on the official end of prohibition in America. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), light toning, various tape mends, mostly along the margins, nice for display as such. SOLD AS IS.

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Ends December 11, 2019 12:07

$37.99
176612

Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man GUILTY Convicted 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392530507724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 26, 1930 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn guilty * Concealed weapons charge * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "M'GURN GUILTY; SECOND GUNMAN HEADED TO JAIL" with subhead. Related photo on the back page. (see) McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the gangster heyday of the 1920's. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all ... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:20

$62.00
176571

Best RALPH "BOTTLES" CAPONE Gangster Charged w/ Vagrancy 1930 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523801129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1930 * Ralph Capone charged with vagrancy * Chicago gangland gangster - mobster * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "RALPH CAPONE GIVES UP; FREED IN TEN MINUTES" with subhead. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete 1st section only with 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition, a few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 07, 2019 15:30

$44.00
176524

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Fight Wets vs. Drys w/ Illustration 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831277864

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, January 18, 1931 * Prohibition in the United States * Wests vs. Drys w/ Illustration The front page of this section has a banner headline: "BEST STRATEGY FOR THE WETS AS BECK SEES IT; The Pennsylvania Representative Asserts that Congress Has the Legal Right to Withhold Enforcement Appropriations and That Wets Need Only 200 Votes in the House to Bring About This Situation" with clever parody illustration of a Trojan horse (camel here) showing men escaping with liquor in their hands. Lengthy text takes up the rest of the front page. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 20 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:15

$45.00
176523

BABY FACE NELSON Post Little Bohemia Lodge Wisconsin Shootout 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831277753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 28, 1934. * Outlaw John Dillinger gang * Baby Face Nelson hunted * Post Little Bohemia shootout * Hunted in North Midwest The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER'S AID LEADS RAD ON SUBURBAN BANK" with subhead. (see) More on page 2. Photo of Homer Van Meter on the back page. Coverage on the John Dillinger gang being hunted after the shootout at the Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:15

$45.00
176446

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Fight Wets vs. Drys w/ Illustration 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392518284790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, June 19, 1932 * Prohibition in the United States * Wests vs. Drys w/ Illustration The front page of this section has a banner headline: "A NEW PHASE OPENS IN THE PROHIBITION FIGHT" with subhead and clever parody illustration which shows the republican elephant and Democratic donkey titled: "The Ringmaster Makes Them Both Perform". Lengthy text takes up the rest of the front page. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete section 8 only with all 18 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:34

$48.00
176445

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION 1st Stage Taking Effect BEER Liquor 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828645079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, July 3, 1919 * War-time prohibition takes effect The front page has a one column heading: "Reports Say Dry Law Is Enforced" with subhead. (see) Coverage on wartime prohibition act 1st taking effect. Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, good condition.

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:32

$40.00
176426

BIG BILL THOMPSON Chicago Gangster Al Capone Era Mayor Defeated 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392518268352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1931 * William Hale "Big Bill" Thompson defeated * Anton Cermak becomes Chicago mayor * Gangland - gangsters - prohibition era The top of the front page has a two column heading: "CHICAGO OUSTS THOMPSON; CERMAK IS ELECTED MAYOR BY A MAJORITY OF 191,916" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Anton Cermak defeating William Hale Thompson as Mayor of Chicago. Thompson is considered one of the most unethical mayors in American history. Coincidentally, Al "Scarface' Capone was put away for income tax evasion later that same year. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a h... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:23

$40.00
176346

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION ENDING ? House Votes on Legal BEER 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822544873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1932 * U.S. Prohibition nearing a end ? The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HOUSE AUTHORIZES 3.2% BEER, 230 TO 165; ALL OF DRYS AMENDMENTS DEFEATED; SENATE GETS BILL TODAY, FATE IN DOUBT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage, loads of text. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, genrrally nice.

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:14

$40.00
176251

THOMAS EDISON Supports 18th Amendment Prohibition Law Enforcement 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820036526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 18, 1930 * Inventor Thomas Edison * U.S. Prohibition support * Anti beer - liquor law Page 17 has a one column heading: "EDISON SEES BOON IN PROHIBITION LAW" with subheads. (see) See images for a question/answer article showing Thomas Edison's support for the Eighteenth Amendment. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, ... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:13

$38.00
176086

JOHN DILLINGER Lincoln Court Apartments St. Paul MN SHOOTOUT 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372812139268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 1, 1934 * Outlaw John "The killer" Dillinger * Lincoln Court Apartments shootout * St. Paul MN Minnesota The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "DILLINGER GANG SHOOTS WAY OUT OF ST. PAUL TRAP" with subhead (see). Page 18 has photos of Dillinger and John Hamilton with headline: "Dillinger and Pal Shoot Way Out of Trap". When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, rag edition, a few... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 14:25

$78.00
175942

PROHIBITION Herbert Hoover Message to Congress DRY LAWS Enforced 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806598877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1930 * Herbert Hoover message to Congress (lengthy text) * Prohibition & the enforcement of the Dry Law The top of the front page has a four column headline: "HOOVER URGES CONGRESS TO REBUILD DRY LAW ENFORCEMENT MACHINERY; BACKS MESSAGE WITH BOARD'S REPORTS" with many subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside. Loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, Light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:23

$44.00
175729

Mahatma Gandhi SALT MARCH Satagraha BEGINS Dandi India Indian 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797129678

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1930 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) * Salt march (salt satyagraha) begins * Dandi, India Page 10 has one column headings: "GANDHI ON MARCH CHALLENGES ARREST" "Upper India Demonstrates as Nationalists Open Campaign for Independence" "British Troops On Alert" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the beginning of Mahatma Gandhi's salt march. Nice to have in this venerable newspaper title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with nice front page coverage on the current prohibition law. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:38

$60.00
175584

ARNOLD ROTHSTEIN Jewish Mob Kingpin & Gambler "The Brain" SHOT 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786396530

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 5, 1928 * Arnold Rothstein shot in NYC (1st report) * Notorious gambler and gangster chief Page 5 has a one column heading: "MYSTERY SHOT HITS ROTHSTEIN" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the shooting of Arnold Rothstein, famous New York City gambler, before he was pronounced dead. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 15:10

$48.00
175330

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns DRY No More 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433095450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 7, 1933 * Prohibition ending * Beer returns at midnight * Legal liquor The bold, front page banner headline announces: "ALL'S QUIET AS BEER ARRIVES" with one column ftpg. heads: "City's Welcome To New Brew Is An Orderly One" "Traffic in Jam at Breweries". This was the Cullen-Harrison Act which allowed for the sale of 3.2% beer throughout the nation on April 7. The full end of Prohibition would come on Dec. 5 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment. Page 2 has no fewer than 8 beer-related articles (see photos). Also, the back page is filled with photos with ten of them related to the reintroduction of beer. The banner headline has: "Chicagoans Quench Thirst With Legal 3.2 Per Cent... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:44

$285.00
175327

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Beer Baron GANGSTER Prison Release 1930 Chi. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433093966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 18, 1930 * Al 'Scarface' Capone released from prison * Chicago beer baron - gangster boss * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page has a great banner headline: "CAPONE SPEEDS FOR CHICAGO" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Photo of Capone is on the back page. First report coverage on Al Capone's release from prison after serving 10 months for illegal gun possession. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper"... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:43

$192.00
175040

PROHIBITION 18th Eighteenth Amendment to be Repealed ? Drys Wets 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372751508792

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 19, 1930 * Prohibition - 18th Eighteenth Amendment * Wets vs. Drys in Washington D.C. * Beginning of the end ? The front page has a one column heading: "DRYS' STEAM ROLLER WORKS" with subheads. (see) Was this the beginning of the fight to repeal prohibition ? Complete 1st section only with all 18 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 28, 2019 15:27

$40.00
174745

Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man ASSASSINATION 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739411288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, February 15, 1936 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn assassination * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a nice banner headline: " 'MACHINE GUN' M'GURN SLAIN" with a column headline: "Capone Chief Shot Down in Bowling Alley" which has subheads: "Guns Blaze; McGurn Dies" "Yell Is Murder Signal" "Reminded of Massacre". The article carries over to page 2. The back page is filled with photos, four of which concern this report. Part of the bkpg. banner head: " 'Machine Gun Jack' McGurn Slain...". One of the photos shows how the Moran gangsters mowed down its victims at the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, this being ... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:39

$370.00
172530

JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber Gang Captured in Tucson Arizona Photos 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284184160

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 27, 1934 * John Dillinger & gang captured * Harry Pierpont & Charles Makely * Tucson AZ Arizona - Mary Kinder The front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER GANG FACING DEATH AS STATES ACT" with subhead. Lengthy coverage continues on page 2. A few related photos and map are on the back page. Dillinger would be sent to Crown Point Jail in Indiana where he would make his famous "wooden" gun escape. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Gr... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2019 14:48

$98.00
174239

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION 1st Stage Taking Effect BEER Liquor 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720260745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, June 30, 1919 * War-time prohibition taking effect (eve) The ftpg. has a report concerning what essentially was an early Prohibition., as Massachusetts would go "dry" on July 1. Column heads including: "PREPARING FOR DROUGHT" "Thousands Throng Bottled Liquor Establishments" "Buy Heavily Under the Shadow of Prohibition" "Orders Must Be Delivered Before Midnight" "Saloons Expect to Have Rush This Evening" "Rumor of 'Wild Night' In Hotels Brings Warning" and more. On November 18, 1918, prior to ratification of the Eighteenth Amendment, the U.S. Congress passed the temporary Wartime Prohibition Act, which banned the sale of alcoholic beverages having an alcohol content of greater than 1.28%. This ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:38

$35.00
174225

Best Gangster AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Income Tax Evasion Guilty Plea 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352601020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 17, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Income tax evasion guilty plea * Best title to be had (rare) A great and notable headline, particularly for a newspaper from Chicago, home to gangster Al Capone: "CELL TO END CAPONE POWER" with subhead: Chief Of Gangs, At End of Rope, Pleads Guilty" "U.S. Judge Will Pass Sentence June 30." The article begins: "Al Capone yesterday pleaded guilty to 8,000 crimes against the prohibition laws and admitted at the same time that he had failed to share his profits, in the form of income taxes, with Uncle Sam..." with much more. The article carries over to page 2 where are found ore column heads: "Capone Called Last Of Great Gang Monarchs" "Prison for Him Viewed... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:26

$133.00
173389

Great U.S. PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer Liquor Return 3 States1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392309965274

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1933 * Prohibition ending in America * Maryland, Minnesota & Colorado * Beer returns - legal liquor The front page has a great banner headline: "29 STATES WET; 3 YESTERDAY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this in... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2019 15:28

$72.00
173352

Great U.S. PROHIBITION Wartime Act Voted BEER LIQUOR Goes Dry 1918 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392309440517

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 11, 1918 * U.S. prohibition beginning to take shape * Great headline for display The bold banner headline announces: "'BONE DRYS' WIN IN SENATE" with subheads. (see) This was actually the temporary Wartime Prohibition Act. As a bit of history, on Nov. 18, 1918, prior to ratification of the Eighteenth Amendment, the U.S. Congress passed the temporary Wartime Prohibition Act, which banned the sale of alcoholic beverages having an alcohol content of greater than 2.75 percent. (This act, which was intended to save grain for the war effort, was passed after the armistice ending World War I was signed on November 11, 1918.) The Wartime Prohibition Act took effect June 30, 1919, with July 1, 191... See More  

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Ends July 05, 2019 15:23

$68.00
173019

TEXAS GUINAN Queen of the Night Clubs Prohibition Speakeasy DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392298416696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Nov. 6, 1933 * Texas Guinan death (1st report) * "Queen of the night clubs" - actress * Prohibition era speakeasy fame The front page has a one column heading: "TEXAS GUINAN DIES SUDDENLY" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo. (see) Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition, light toning on the front page, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends June 16, 2019 15:01

$52.00
172935

Great END OF PROHIBITION ? in Gangster Infested Chicago HEADLINE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670188001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 26, 1932 * Prohibition coming to an end ? * Illegal beer & liquor to return * Gangster days are numbered The front page has a great banner headline: "U. S. BEER TAX IS DEFEATED" with subheads. (see) Not a historical event here but a very nice issue for display regarding the upcoming end in prohibition. When it comes to nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, th... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:16

$44.00
172933

Great END OF PROHIBITION ? in Gangster Infested Chicago HEADLINE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670187759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1932 * Prohibition coming to an end ? * Illegal beer & liquor to return * Gangster days are numbered The front page has a great banner headline that announces: "END DRY 'BURDEN' - ROOSEVELT" with subheads. (see) Not a historical event here but a very nice issue for display regarding the upcoming end in prohibition. When it comes to nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoin... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:15

$52.00
172122

PROHIBITION ENDING Iowa BEER Bill Liquor Returning Returns 1933 Omaha Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648214018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, April 18, 1933 * U.S. Prohibition ending * Beer - liquor returning The front page has a nice banner headline: "REPORT SENATE BEER TIE" with subhead and related photo. (see) Nice for display. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:45

$45.00
171993

PROHIBITION REPEAL ? Legalize Beer & Liquor as a Political Ploy 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270121622

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1932 * 1932 Democratic National Convention * Prohibition plank - repeal is majority * Legalize beer & liquor goes political The top of the front page has a six column headline: "DEMOCRATS PLEDGE PARTY TO REPEAL OF THE DRY LAW AND QUICK MODIFICATION TO LEGALIZE BEER, 934 3/4 - 213 3/4; PLANK AGAINST WAR DEBT CANCELLATION IS SUBMITTED" with many subheads. Much more inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain v... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2019 12:03

$40.00
171968

PROHIBITION ENDING ? Homemade Beer Brewery Brewing Legal ? 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392269575753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 14, 1930 * Prohibition ending in America " * Francis Scott McBride * Homemade beer legal ? The front page has a one column heading: "DRY ADMITS HOME BREW CAN BE MADE" with subheads. Full page advertisement for Buick is on page 11. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 01, 2019 14:12

$38.00
171771

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Gangster Mob Mafia MURDER Prohibition Era 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264053675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1931 * Jack "Legs" Diamond assassination The front page has one column headings that include: "DIAMOND PENNILESS; WIDOW SEEKS FUNDS TO BURY GANGSTER" "Murder of Man, Pictured as Gang Chief Though Only Hireling, Causes Hardly a Ripple" and more. (see) Coverage on the assassination of New York City gangster, Jack 'Legs' Diamond. Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:35

$42.00
171760

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Hunted in Chicago POST Little Bohemia Lodge 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633906104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 5, 1934 * Outlaw John Dillinger now in Chicago ? * The city where he would be killed * Post Little Bohemia Lodge shootout * Best title to be had (rare as such) The front page has a one column heading: "Dillinger Hunt Takes a Turn on High Seas" Related photo on the back page. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for i... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:29

$67.00
171731

Post JOHN DILLINGER Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL Hunted 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633290763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 12, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Post famous wooden gun escape * To free Harry Pierpont in jail ? The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "Bolster Pierpont's Guard; Fear New Dillinger Jail Raid" Related photo is on the back page. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condi... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:10

$44.00
171588

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Prohibition Volstead Act BEER Indictment 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628077135

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, June 13, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone indicted * Volstead Act conspiracies * Prohibition era - Beer The front page has a one column heading: "JURORS INDICT CAPONE, 68 AIDS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the possible fall of Al Capone's beer baron enterprise. They would eventually get him on income tax evasion charges that same year. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:35

$62.00
171467

Post JOHN DILLINGER Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL Hunted 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258055516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 15, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Post famous wooden gun escape * Hunted in the Midwest The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "JOHN DILLINGER PAROLE UNDER FIRE OF JURORS" with subhead. Three related photos are on the back page. This was probably the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" ... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:34

$67.00
171210

Best Gangster AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial START1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372615778581

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 7, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial begins * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a six column headline on the beginning of the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "U. S. to Begin Its Capone Evidence Today" with related subheads. More on page 3 with related illustration. Two related photos are on the back page. (see) This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine's Day Massacre." He seemed above the law, however in t... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:43

$98.00
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Post JOHN DILLINGER Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL Hunted 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614853650

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 16, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Post famous wooden gun escape * Hunted in the Midwest The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "DILLINGER JURY HEARS STORY OF SHERIF HOLLEY" with subhead. (see) This was probably the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 38 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newspri... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:20

$67.00
170774

Day of PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Ratified BEER LIQUOR Goes Dry 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601715810

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, January 15, 1919 * Prohibition (beer, liquor) * 18th Amendment ratified (day of) * 3/4 of the states needed will be met The front page has a two column heading: "NATION-WIDE PROHIBITION NEAR AT HAND; STATES VOTES TODAY" with subheads. (see) On this day voting would formally ratify the 18th amendment to the Constitution & causing Prohibition to take effect the next year. Complete in 16 pages, light toning, a little margin wear more so along the spine/1st column, should be handled with care.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:36

$37.00
170375

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Little Bohemia Lodge Wisconsin SHOOTOUT 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372584373885

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 25, 1934. * Post John Dillinger shootout & escape * Little Bohemia Lodge resort - Wisconsin * Gang hunted in the upper Midwest w/ photos The front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER GANG SPLITS UP; HUNT TRIO IN ST. PAUL" with subhead. (see) More on page 2 with photo of "Baby Face Nelson". Another related photo is ion the back page. (see) Coverage on the famous John Dillinger shootout escape at the Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tri... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2019 15:24

$72.00
170278

Best JOHN DILLINGER Evelyn Frechette Chicago Police SHOOTOUT 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392223224402

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 16, 1933 * John Dillinger shootout & escape * Chicago police trap & car chase * Evelyn Frechette helps in getaway The front page has a great banner headline: "FIGHT 16 POLICE; ELUDE TRAP" with subheads that include: "GUN GIRL HELPS DESPERADO FLEE FROM 4 SQUADS" and more. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 2 with related diagram. Photo of Dillinger is on the back page. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greates... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:24

$137.00
170263

Best Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372579068392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 12, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial w/ much testimony * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading regarding the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "U. S. TO TRACE CAPONE'S RISE IN TRIAL TODAY" with subhead. (see) This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine's Day Massacre." He seemed above the law, however in the end Capone would be brought to justice & serve jail time not for murder, extortion, or bo... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:16

$62.00
170172

Best WILLIAM JACK "THREE FINGERS" WHITE Gangster Assasssination 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392221257417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 24, 1934 * William Jack "Three Fingers" White assassination * Chicago prohibition era gangster - Chicago Outfit * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "SLAY '3 FINGERED JACK' WHITE" with subhead. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 7. Three related photos are on the back page. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic,... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:17

$152.00
170140

BONNIE AND CLYDE Texas Patrolmen Murders & John Dillinger Hunted 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575082455

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 2, 1934 * Bonnie and Clyde commit murders * Highway patrolmen - police officers * John Dillinger hunted w/ photo Page 9 has a one column heading: "Killing Of Police Spurs Hunt For Texas Outlaws" First report coverage on the killing of two patrolmen by Clyde Barrow and his "cigar smoking" woman companion, Bonnie Parker. Rare to find reporting on this famous duo prior to their deaths. Also on the same page is another one column heading: "ST. PAUL POLICE FIND DILLINGER FINGERPRINTS" with subhead and related photo. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our mind... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:36

$97.00
170111

Best AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Shoots Self by Accident1928 Chicago Gangster Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218667771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 21, 1928 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone shoots self * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "'ANNIHILATE MAFIA'--JUDGE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. But what is most interesting about this issue is a front page report with a one column heading: "Capone Shot by Own Pistol; It's Accident" (see) This event may be something that most gangster collectors wasn't aware of. Might be a report that was only published in a Chicago newspaper. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:35

$67.00
170110

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Rival Alcohol Gangsters Battles Photos 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218667552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 10, 1935 * Chicago gangland wars * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "THREE SLAIN IN ALCOHOL WAR" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on you... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:35

$47.00
169972

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION ENDING ? House Hearings on Legal BEER 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568875165

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 7, 1932 * U.S. Prohibition nearing a end ? The front page has a nice banner headline headline: "ACT TODAY TO HASTEN BEER" with subhead. Nice for display. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this infamous period in American history. Complete with all 28 pag... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:38

$52.00
169932

Best Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392215447198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 14, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial w/ much testimony * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading regarding the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "DRAMA IN COURT AS U. S. CLOSES CASE ON CAPONE" with subhead. (see) Lengthy coverage with testimony continues on page 6 with related photo. Photo of Capone outside the federal building is on the back page. (see) This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine'... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2019 14:47

$67.00
169883

Great Bank Robber JOHN DILLINGER IN CHICAGO ? Hunted in Midwest 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564710260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 18, 1934. * Outlaw John Dillinger hunted in Midwest * Post Little Bohemia Lodge shootout The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIND DILLINGER'S GANG'S LAIR" with subhead. Nice for display. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this infamous period in America... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:48

$77.00
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