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Gold Clause Cases U.S. Supreme Court decision...



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February 19, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1935

* Gold Clause Cases decision
* U.S. Supreme Court
* Great Depression era


The top of the front page has a four column headline: "COURT BACKS GOVERNMENT ON GOLD; 5-4 FOR BOND PAYMENT IN NEW DOLLAR; BUSINESS SURGES FORWARD, STOCKS RISE" with many subheads. First report coverage on the Supreme Court of the United States decision on the Gold Clause Cases. Loads of text continues in multiple inside pages.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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.


wikipedia notes: The Gold Clause Cases were a series of actions brought before the Supreme Court of the United States, in which the court narrowly upheld restrictions on the ownership of gold implemented by the administration of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt in order to fight the Great Depression.

Category: The 20th Century

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