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Harry T. Moore assassination....
Item # 628375
December 27, 1951
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1951
* Harry T. Moore assassination
* 1st martyr in the Civil Rights Movement
* Mims, Brevard County, Florida
The front page has a two column heading: "Bombing Kills Negro Leader; Wife Hurt in Florida Home" First report coverage on the assassination of Civil Rights leader Harry T. Moore in Mims, Florida. Lengthy coverage continues inside with photo of the damaged home.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 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. Very nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century