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John Dillinger resort shootout in 1934....



Item # 659515

April 24, 1934

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 24, 1934.

* John Dillinger shootout & escape (1st report)
* Little Bohemia Lodge resort - Wisconsin
* Gang hunted in the upper Midwest w/ photos


The front page has a terrific banner headline announcing: "DILLINGER SHOOTS WAY CLEAR" with subheads that include "THREE OF GANG BEST OFFICERS IN GUN BATTLE" and more. Great for display. More on page 2 with related map. Eight related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on the famous John Dillinger shootout escape at the Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this infamous period in American history.
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

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