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Jackson Barnett death... "The World's richest Indian"...

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May 30, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1934

* Jackson Barnett death (1st report)
* "The World's Richest Indian"
* Oklahoma oil wells owner
* Muscogee Creek Native American

The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "BARNETT 'CROESUS' OF INDIANS, DIES, 92" with subheads and photo. (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 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. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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