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Russ Columbo accidently killed...

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September 3, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 3, 1934

* Russ Columbo shot and killed
* Baritone crooner - violinist - actor

The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Russ Columbo Fatally Wounded As Friends Shows Him Old Pistol" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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