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August 25, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1934 

* Outlaw Homer Van Meter death 
* John Dillinger gang member 
* Babe Face Nelson the new public enemy # 1

The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "VAN METER'S LOOT SOUGHT FROM GIRL" "Waitress, Whose Kin Turned Up Gangster, Is Asked About His Hideout in St. Paul" "'Baby Face' Is Hunted as Last Dillinger Man" and more. (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 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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