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1935 George Weyerhaeuser kidnapping....
Item # 638980
June 10, 1935
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1935
* George Weyerhaeuser kidnapping
* Tacoma, Washington (freed)
* Suspects captured - Harmon Metz Waley
The top of the front page has a two column headline: "COUPLE CAUGHT IN UTAH CONFESS THEY KIDNAPPED THE WEYERHAEUSER BOY" with subheads. (see) More on page 3 with two related photos. Lengthy text. First report coverage on the capture of George Weyerhaeuser's kidnappers, son of wealthy lumberman J.P. Weyerhaeuser in Tacoma, Washington.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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. Minor spine wear, nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century