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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
171585

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Prohibition "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259692322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 8, 1928 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone era * "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn * 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: "MACHINE GUN ROARS; 2 SHOT" with subheads. Nice for display. This particular event involved "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn who was infamous for his involvement in the St.Valentine's Day massacre the following year. 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 tha... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:33

$77.00
171560

Best BUGS MORAN Prohibition Gangster Boss Forgery Trial 1939 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372627495305

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 1, 1939 * George "Bugs" Moran forgery trial (guilty) * Prohibition era gangster - mob boss The front page has a five column heading: "Convict Bugs Moran and Frank Parker" with subheads and small 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 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, rag edition, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:30

$52.00
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
171159

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
171678

PROHIBITION ENDING Iowa BEER Bill Liquor Returning Returns 1933 Omaha Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392262940588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, April 15, 1933 * U.S. Prohibition ending * Beer - liquor returning The front page has a nice banner headline above the masthead: "IOWA BEER BILL BECOMES LAW!" with subhead. (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 March 27, 2019 08:59

$47.00
170961

Best re. DIAMOND JOE ESPOSITO Chicago Prohibition Gangster MURDER 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372608004584

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 23, 1928 * re. Diamond Joe Esposito's assassination * Prohibition-era Chicago gangster - mobster * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "ESPOSITO WITNESS IS SLAIN" with subheads. Nice for display. Six related photos are on the back page. First report coverage of the assassination of Diamond Joe Esposito, prohibition-era Chicago gangster & Republican ward boss. 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... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2019 16:44

$72.00
171609

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


eBay Auction Item # 392259873772

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. This is coverage of Al Capone's release from prison after serving 10 months for illegal gun possession. The text includes: "Scarface Al Capone and his bodyguard, Frank Cline, or Rio, were reported speeding westward towards Chicago tonight in accustomed gangster style aboard the Broadway Limited, the most luxurious train of the Pennsylvania System. Capone and Rio were freed at 4 o'clock this afternoon from the Gratersford prison...". When it comes to gangsters, organized cri... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2019 13:27

$67.00
170861

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243156360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial beginning * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page features a nice banner headline on the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "CALL CAPONE JURORS TODAY" with related subheads. (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 bootlegging, but f... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:39

$98.00
171540

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


eBay Auction Item # 392259085106

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 March 21, 2019 09:29

$37.00
171538

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


eBay Auction Item # 392259071187

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 March 21, 2019 09:01

$59.99
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
170433

Vincent MAD DOG COLL Gangster Mobster Hitman ASSASSINATION 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392228760000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 8, 1932 * Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll killed * American mobster hitman * Dutch Shultz mob war The front page has one column heading: "Vincent Coll, N.Y. Gangdom Leader, Slain" Photo of Coll 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 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small bind... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2019 15:33

$44.00
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
170372

BABY FACE NELSON KILLED Bank Robber Battle of Barrington 1934 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372584372202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 29, 1934 * George Bace Face Nelson killed * Battle of Barrington - Illinois The front page has a five column heading: "'Trace Outlaw Nelson on Death Ride" with subheads that include: "BODY OF SLAYER FOUND; HUNT HIS 2 ACCOMPLICES" (see) More on pages 14 & 15 with related map. Small photo of Nelson on page 44. 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" printed on very high q... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2019 15:22

$172.00
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
170268

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392223220544

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 7, 1933 * End of Prohibition in America (1st report) * Beer - liquor returns 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). 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:20

$285.00
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
169885

Early JOHN DILLINGER Lima Ohio Prison Escape & Machine Gun Kelly 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564956363

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 13, 1933 * Early bank robber John Dillinger * Lima, Ohio prison raid and escape * George "Machine Gun" Kelly sentenced The front page has a one column heading: "Kill Sheriff, Take Robber from Ohio Jail" Photo of Dillinger is on the back page. (see) First report coverage on the raid that freed John Dillinger from the Lima, Ohio prison. This event made Dillinger an nationally known public enemy. Page 2 has a one column heading: "PRISON FOR LIFE GIVEN TO KELLYS IN URSCHEL CASE" with subhead. Related photo is 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 o... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 15:05

$88.00
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
169880

AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Chicago Gangland Gangster ELECTRIC CHAIR ? 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392213003421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 19, 1930 * Al "Scarface" Capone - Chicago gangster * Judge John H. Lyle wants to give electric chair * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "Electric Chair for Capone Is Plea of Lyle" First report coverage on Judge John H. Lyle wanting to send Al Capone to the electric chair. Judge Lyle was known to charge many famous prohibition gangsters for vagrancy. Unusual report here. 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 b... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:46

$52.00
169879

U.S. PROHIBITION STARTS IN AMERICA No Alcohol Beer Liquor Dry Era 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392213003153

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1920. * Prohibition starts in United States * No more beer or liquor (key date) The front page has one column headings: "JOHN BARLEYCORN DIES PEACEFULLY AT THE TOLL OF 12" "A Few Restaurants Held Wet Funeral Ceremonies but There Were No Orgies Here" and more. (see) First report coverage on the official start of prohibition continues on page 3 with a few other related articles. Not the greatest headlines here but still a first report in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:46

$92.00
169840

Best Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Prison Sentence Delayed 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392212199371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 24, 1932 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * 11 year prison sentence delayed w/ appeal * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "30-DAY STAY GIVEN CAPONE" with subheads and small photo of Capone. (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 ... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2019 07:56

$117.00
169824

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Al 'Scarface' Capone Era - Prohibition 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372563050998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 10, 1929 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone era * 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: "DRY AGENTS SLAY TWO MORE" 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... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2019 15:47

$52.00
169717

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207079520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 6, 1933 * Texas Guinan death (1st report) * "Queen of the night clubs" - actress * Prohibition era speakeasy fame The front page has a five column headline: "Texas Guinan, Night Club Queen, Dies" with subhead. Three photos are on the back page. (see) Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:42

$52.00
169686

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in Tennessee1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372556569154

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 21, 1933 * End of Prohibition in Tennessee * Beer - liquor returns The front page has a five column headline: "Tennessee Votes Repeal; 19th State" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the state of Tennessee ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:22

$52.00
169652

Best FRANKIE YALE Uale Gangster ASSASSINATION Al Sacrface Capone 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206330086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 2, 1928 * Frankie Yale (Uale) assassination (1st report) * Gangster - gangland wars of the 1920's * Best title to be had ? - rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "Slay Importer of Killers for Chicago Gangs" Photo of Uale is on the back page. First report coverage on the assassination of gangster Frankie Yale (Uale). He was a associate of Al Capone. 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 4... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:37

$72.00
169643

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Miami Home Raided Alcohol Found 1930 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206326839

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 21, 1930 * Al 'Scarface' Capone whereabouts unknown * Alcohol seized from his Miami Beach home The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "FLORIDA RAIDS CAPONE'S RUM; SIX ARRESTED" with subhead. (see) Aerial photo of Capone's Miami home is 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". Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. I... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:33

$57.00
169642

PROHIBITION ENDING Beer & Liquor Returning SENATE PASSES BILL 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206326454

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 17, 1933 * Prohibition ending * Beer returning * Legal liquor The front page has a great banner headline: "LEGAL BEER IN THREE WEEKS" with subheads. Nice for display. Related photo is on the back page. This led the way for president Roosevelt enacting the beer bill a few days later which legalized the sale of beer and wine. 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:32

$88.00
169637

Best FRANK NITTI Al "Scarface" Capone Enforcer SHOT Gangland War 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206323615

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 20, 1932 * Frank Nitti shot by Chicago police * Al Capone henchman - gangsters * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a nice banner headline: "CAPONE GANG CHIEF SINKING" with subheads that include: "POLICE BULLETS FELL NITTI, NEW ALCOHOL KING" and more. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos and illustration 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 dr... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:26

$167.00
169623

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372555520637

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 26, 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: "ROOSEVELT FOR LEGAL BEER" 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 co... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:13

$52.00
169618

JOHN DILLINGER Body Modification Surgery Proved Doctors Arrested 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206315645

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, September 2, 1934 * John Dillinger had appearance surgery * Doctors arrested The front page has a nice banner headline: "2 DILLINGER DOCTORS CONFESS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos 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 your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of th... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:11

$52.00
169565

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392201410948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 19, 1931 * Jack "Legs" Diamond assassination (1st report) The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "HUNT ASSASSINS OF DIAMOND IN N. Y. BADLANDS" with subhead: "Gangster Ambushed in Own Bedroom" and two photos. (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 condition as such, a few small bi... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 15:32

$56.00
169563

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392201409929

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 13, 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: "CAPONE'S TRAIL OF GOLD TRACED IN LUXURY SALES" with subhead. (see) Lengthy coverage with testimony continues on page 8 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 January 25, 2019 15:30

$67.00
169562

Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron SHOT Assassination 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392201409754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 25, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer shot dead A one column heading on the front page reads: "7 DIE BY GUN IN N. YORK WAVE OF LAWLESSNESS" with subhead: "Schultz, 2 Policemen Latest Victims" Photo of Schultz is 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". Complete with all 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as su... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 15:29

$62.00
169548

Best AL SCARFACE CAPONE Alcatraz Prison The Rock INSANE ? 1938 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548365831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 9, 1938 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Alcatraz federal prison "The Rock" * Best title to be had ? - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "TEST SANITY OF AL CAPONE" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 8 with photo of Capone. 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 ong... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:13

$97.00
169545

Best RALPH "BOTTLES" CAPONE Gangster Guilty Tax Evasion 1930 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548365276

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 26, 1930 * Ralph Capone guilty of tax evasion * Chicago gangland gangster - mobster * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "GANGSTER CAPONE TO PRISON" with subheads. Nice for display. Related photo on the back page. (see) Ironic this was the same charged that would put his more famous brother away the following year. 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... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:12

$88.00
169542

JOHN DILLINGER Post Jail Escape Midwest HUNT Eddie Green Shot 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548364488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Post escape with wooden gun * Crown Point, Indiana jail * The hunt continues The front page has a five column headline: "Shoot Dillinger's Pal; Seize Woman" with subheads. (see) Related photo is 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". Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great ... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:10

$44.00
169537

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Al 'Scarface' Capone Era - Prohibition 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392201365982

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 18, 1931 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone era * 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: "GANGSTER NO. 7 TO U. S. CELL" with subheads. Nice for display. Photo of Guzik is 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! Whet... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:04

$68.00
169535

Best GUS WINKLER Chicago Gangster Al Capone Hit Man ASSASSINATION 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548359505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 10, 1933 * Gus Winkler assassination * St. Valentine's Day Massacre suspect * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "GUS WINKLER SLAIN BY GANG" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Lengthy text continues on page 2. three related photos and diagram are on the back page. Also coverage on George "Machine Gun" Kelly with photo also 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 t... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:02

$167.00
169528

Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man IN CUSTODY 1936 Chi. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548356760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1933 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn * 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: "McGURN FACES KIDNAP QUIZ" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner hea... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 13:58

$87.00
169524

Best JOHN DINGBAT OBERTA Chicago Mobster Gangster ASSASSINATION 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392201360819

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 6, 1930 * John "Dingbat" Oberta assassination * Chicago gangster and beer baron * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "SLAY DINGBAT OBERTA, PAL" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Four related photos are on the back page. He was one of the many Chicago politicians who turned to crime. 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 headli... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 13:54

$88.00
169514

Ending Prohibition 18th Amendment Repeal Liquor & BEER to RETURN 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392201358965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1933. * 18th Amendment - prohibition end imminent * House votes to repeal - 21st Amendment - Blaine Act The front page has a great banner headline: "STATES TO HURRY DRY REPEAL" with subheads. Nice for display. More on page 4. 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 flavo... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 13:50

$72.00
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