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Knute Rockne's funeral & burial...

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April 5, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1931

* Knute Rockne funeral & burial
* Notre Dame head football coach
* re. airplane crash disaster

The front page has one column headings that include: "ROCKNE LAID TO REST; THOUSANDS AT GRAVE" "Body of Notre Dame's Famous Coach Buried at South Bend With Simple Ceremonies" and more. (see) First report coverage on Knute Rockne's funeral and burial continues on page 16 with related photo. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 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, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A few binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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