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Ruth Snyder executed by electric chair...
Item # 656155
January 13, 1928
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 13, 1928
* Murderers Ruth Snyder & Henry Judd
* Sing Sing Prison executions - electric chair
The front page has a great banner headline: "ELECTROCUTE RUTH AND GRAY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Lengthy text continues on page 2. Five related photos on the back page. First report coverage on Ruth Snyder being executed by electric chair for the murder of her husband. Her execution was made famous when a journalist secretly took a photo inside the execution chamber in which was shown on the front page of the New York Daily News.
Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such.
Category: The 20th Century