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1931 U.S. Open golf... Billy Burke...

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July 6, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1931

* U.S. Open golf championship
* Inverness Club - Toledo, Ohio
* Golfer Billy Burke

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BURKE WINS U.S.OPEN, DEFEATING VON ELM BY STROKE AT TOLEDO" with subheads.(see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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