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After gangster's murder, New York City to end gang power...
Item # 640297
October 31, 1935
NEW YORK TIMES, October 31, 1935
* Post Dutch Schultz assassination
* New York City gangsters hunted
* Johnny Torrio & Lucky Luciano
The top of the front page has one column headings: "POLICE TO REVIVE GANGSTER SQUAD; TORRIO IS IN MIAMI" "Valentine to Restore System of Picking Up All Outlaws Who Appear in Public" "Luciana Also In South" and more (see).
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 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