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Lindbergh baby found dead in 1932...



Item # 659137

May 13, 1932

NEW YORK TIMES, May 13, 1932 

* Charles Lindbergh Jr. baby kidnapping
* 1st report of death


The top of the front page has a three column headline: "LINDBERGH BABY FOUND DEAD NEAR HOME; MURDERED SOON AFTER THE KIDNAPPING 72 DAYS AGO AND LEFT LYING IN WOODS" plus one column subheads: "Body Mile From Hopewell" "Discovered by Chance Near Centre of Wide Search for Child" "Half-Covered By Leaves" "Skull Fractures Caused Death--Body and Clothing Are Identified by Nurse" "Mother Is Brave At News" "Neighbors Had Complained That Hunt in Vicinity Had Not been Thorough". The ftpg. has a map of the area as well.
More reporting is on pages 2 & 3 inside with banner heads: "Kidnapping of the Lindbergh Baby 72 Days Ago Shocked the Entire World" & "Police Hunt for the Kidnappers Is Spurred by Finding of Lindbergh Baby's Body". Pg. 3 has the last two photos of the Lindbergh baby, and there is a photo of the exact place where the baby was found.
Complete with all 38 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small library stamp within masthead, generally good.

Category: The 20th Century

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