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John Ringling death... circus pioneer...
Item # 655232
December 3, 1936
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1936
* John Ringling death
* Circus pioneer
The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "RINGLING SERVICE HERE TOMORROW" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of John Ringling, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus fame.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 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