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Grover Whalen becomes NYPD Commissioner...
Item # 629755
December 23, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, December 23, 1928
* Grover Whalen - New York City guru
* Becomes NYPD Police Commissioner
* Prohibition - gangster era
The front page of this section has a banner headline: "THE HUGE TASK OF POLICING THE CITY; The New Commissioner Takes Hold of the Complex Organization at Headquarters and Grapples With the Problem of the Gangster, Who Has Made the Work of Protecting New York More Difficult" with four related photos including one of Whalen. (see) Nice for display.
Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century