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Huey Long's wife takes over his term as senator.....
Item # 642368
February 11, 1936
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1936
* Rose McConnell Long takes oath
* Huey's term as United States Senator
Page 3 has a two column heading: "Mrs. Long Takes Oath in a Crowded Senate; Will Carry on 'Share-the-Wealth' Campaign" with photo. (see) First report coverage on Rose McConnell Long becoming the 3rd woman ever to serve as a U.S. Senator, taking over the remaining months of her late husband's term.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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