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Harry Atwood flight...Ty Cobb photo... Lynching...
Item # 661622
August 15, 1911
THE ALLENTOWN LEADER, Allentown, Pennsylvania, August 15, 1911 Page 4 has a column-wide report "Mob Leaders Face Arrest" with subheads "Authorities learn Names of Many Lynchers" "State Police At Scene" "District Attorney Says Firemen Were Among Rioters and He Has Evidence Against Thirty". This is in regards to the mob which burned Zachariah Walker, a colored murdered of Edgar Rice. A small related article is on the front page as well.
Also on the same page is "Atwood Flies 283 Miles" with Aviator on Air Trip From St. Louis to New York" "cheers Greet Him In Chicago" "Is Given Special $500 Prize by Aviation Enthusiasts and Carried From Field by Great Throng". A small related article is on the front page as well.
The back page includes an photo of "Outfielder Ty Cobb, His 'Winning Smile' and Photo of His Hands Gripping Bat for a Hit".
Other news, sports and advertisements are within.
This is complete in 12 pages with binding holes along the left spine, otherwise is in good condition. Should be handled with some care.
Category: The 20th Century