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Alfred E. Smith nominated...
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June 29, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 29, 1928
* Governor Alfred E. Smith
* Democratic nomination for President
The front page has a nice banner headline: "SMITH WINS NOMINATION ON FIRST BALLOT WITH 8492/3 VOTES AFTER STATES SHIFT TO HIM; PLATFORM WITH A DRY PLANK IS ADOPTED" with many subheads and photo of Smith. More related material inside.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York City, New York, June 29, 1928
* Alfred E. Smith...
* Democratic nomination for President...
This 52 page newspaper has a nice three line banner headline on the front page: "SMITH WINS NOMINATION ON FIRST BALLOT WITH 8492/3 VOTES AFTER STATES SHIFT TO HIM; PLATFORM WITH A DRY PLANK IS ADOPTED," with many subheads and photo of Smith. More related material inside.
Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.
wikipedia notes: Alfred Emanuel Smith, Jr., known in private and public life as Al Smith, (December 30, 1873 New York City - October 4, 1944 New York City) was elected Governor of New York four times, and was the Democratic U.S. presidential candidate in 1928. He was the first Roman Catholic and Irish-American to run for President as a major party nominee. He lost the election to Herbert Hoover. He then became president of the Empire State, Inc. and was instrumental in getting the Empire State Building built during the Great Depression.
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