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John Dillinger's escape with a wooden gun...
Item # 657121
April 4, 1934
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1934
* Gangster John Dillinger
* Post escape with wooden gun
* Crown Point, Indiana jail
* The hunt continues
The front page has a five column headline: "Shoot Dillinger's Pal; Seize Woman" with subheads. (see) Related photo is on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper".
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, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.
Category: The 20th Century