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Amelia Earhart & the Bonus Army...

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May 30, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1932 

* Bonus Army - WWI veterans reach the capital
* Amelia Earhart re. Transatlantic flight
* 1st woman to achieve in airplane solo

Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Weary Bonus Army Reaches Capital by Truck; Police Demand Congress Care for Hundreds" (see)
Page 6 has a one column heading: "MRS. PUTNAM LAUDS AVIATION IN BRITAIN" with subheads. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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