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John Dillinger's assassination... Woman in red...
Item # 592582
July 25, 1934
NEW YORK WORLD TELEGRAM, July 25, 1934
* Engelbert Dollfuss assassination
* John Dillinger death trap
* The Woman in Red (Anna Sage)
This 34 page newspaper a great banner headline on the front page: "DOLLFUSS ASSASSINATED" with subheads and photo (see photos). 1st report coverage on the assassination of Austria dictator, Engelbert Dollfuss.
Also one column headlines on the front page include: "WOMAN TELLS HOW DILLINGER FELL INTO TRAP", "Reveals Hoodlum Insisted on Going to Theater Where U.S. Men Waited", "Posed As "Jim Lawrence" and more. Coverage on the "Woman in Red", Anna Sage, story of the recent killing of famous outlaw, John Dillinger. Lengthy text continues on page 10 with photo of Sage (see photos)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Light browning, a little margin chipping, otherwise good.
wikipedia notes: Ana Cumpănaş or Anna Sage, nicknamed Woman in Red (1889 – April 25, 1947), was an Austro-Hungarian-born Romanian prostitute and brothel owner in the American cities of Chicago and Gary. She is best-known for assisting the Federal Bureau of Investigation in tracking down gangster John Dillinger.
Category: The 20th Century