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James Ward Packard death... car pioneer...

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March 21, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1928

* James Ward Packard death
* Automobile - car pioneer

The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "JAMES W. PACKARD, AUTO PIONEER, DIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of James Ward Packard, American automobile manufacturer who founded the Packard Motor Car Company. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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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