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187253

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in IA CT NH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434257623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1933  * End of Prohibition - repeal * Iowa - Connecticut - New Hampshire * Beer - liquor returns The top of the front page has a two column headline: "IOWA VOTES WET, ALSO CONNECTICUT, NEW HAMPSHIRE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of Iowa, Connecticut and New Hampshire ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:03

$42.00
186619

Gangster AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Set Free Prison at Lewisburg PA 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401692544

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 16, 1939 * Al 'Scarface" Capone to be freed from prison * Chicago gangster becoming a free man again * Best publication to be had ? rare as such The front page has a banner headline: "BARE O'HARE'S CAPONE TRAP" with subheads. (see) Al Capone would leave the penitentiary in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania on this day. 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:20

$88.00
186601

GANGSTER GANGLAND Cicero Publisher Assassination Photos 1933 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064889595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 28, 1933 * gangland era assassination The front page has a five column heading: "Cicero Publisher Slain by Gansters" with subhead. A few related photos are 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 32 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 spine.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:13

$48.00
186591

PROHIBITION ADOPTED No Beer Liquor HOUSE Senate Vote Approves 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400649567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Dec. 18, 1917  * America prohibition adopted * Senate approves with vote The front page has a banner headline announcing: "Senate today Passed the Prohibition Resolution by a Vote of 47 to 8" with subheads including; "Senate Accepts the Resolution As It Was Passed by the House" "Will Now Go to States For Ratification or Rejection..." and a bit more. Complete in 20 pages, a little margin wear, some foxing at the fold, partially loose at the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:09

$74.00
186479

Early Gangster AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE William McSwiggin Murder 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373391296953

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 29, 1926 * Early Al "Scarface" Capone (Caponi) * William McSwiggin murder * Gangland - gangster war * Best title to be had (very rare) The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "HUNT RUM BOSS AS ASSASSIN" with subheads. Some related photos are 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing colle... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2021 15:03

$110.00
186405

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Beer Baron GANGSTER Prison Release 1930 Chi. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373385650851

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 19, 1930  * Al 'Scarface' Capone released from prison * Chicago beer baron - gangster boss * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE CALLS GANG TO MEET HIM IN INDIANA" with subhead. Related photo with heading on the back page. (see) Coverage on Al Capone's release from prison after serving 10 months for illegal gun possession. 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". Complet... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2021 07:57

$67.00
186184

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Al 'Scarface' Capone Era - Prohibition 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373374198741

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 30, 1931 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone era * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "THROW BOMBS; WRECK SHOPS" with subheads. Nice for display. 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 o... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2021 14:58

$48.00
186160

Best FRED "KILLER" BURKE St. Valentine's Day Massacre Escape 1931 Det. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372618063

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 14, 1930 * Prohibition era hitman Fred "Killer" Burke * St. Valentine's Day massacre suspect - gangster * Eludes Chicago police - hunted in the Midwest The front page has a nice banner headline: "BURKE, NOTORIOUS KILLER, GETS TIP, ELUDES WEST MICHIGAN POSSE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. He was a prime suspect in the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:12

$52.00
185995

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Al 'Scarface' Capone Era - Prohibition 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393029969169

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 25, 1931 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone era * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "TWO BANDITS SLAIN BY POLICE" with subheads. Nice for display. 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 a... See More  

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Ends December 24, 2020 08:21

$48.00
185889

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Al 'Scarface' Capone Era - Prohibition 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346185950

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1930 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone era * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "TURN RACKET QUIZ ON CAPONE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:09

$72.00
185843

Great END OF PROHIBITION ? in Gangster Infested Chicago HEADLINE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393020540342

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 27, 1932 * Prohibition coming to an end ? * Illegal beer & liquor to return * Gangster days are numbered The front page has a great banner headline that announces: "GARNER SAYS: BEER OR DEFICIT" with subheads. (see) Not a historical event here but a very nice issue for display regarding the upcoming end in prohibition. When it comes to 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 ongoin... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2020 08:30

$52.00
185839

U.S. PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer Liquor Return 3 States 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393020539435

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Sept. 13, 1933  * Prohibition ending in America * Maryland, Minnesota & Colorado * Beer returns - legal liquor The top of the front page has a three column headline: "WETS WIN MARYLAND AND LEAD VOTING IN MINNESOTA, COLORADO" with subheads. (see) Complete with all 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends December 17, 2020 08:27

$48.00
185668

Post JACK ZUTA ASSASSINATION Al Capone & Bugs Moran Gangland War 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393010427942

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 19, 1930 * Chicago gangland war * George 'Bugs' Moran * Al 'Scarface' Capone * re. Jack Zuta's assassination The front page has a nice banner headline: "EVANSTON CHIEF IN ZUTA BOX" with subheads. Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. (see) 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, the... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2020 07:46

$47.00
185452

WE WANT BEER New York City Parade ANTI-PROHIBITION March 1932 NYC Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392999746212

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, May 15, 1932 * Anti prohibition parade * In New York City * Beer - Liquor The front page has a one column heading: "'Give Us Beer,' New York City Paraders Cry" (see) Complete 1st section only with20 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 02, 2020 09:44

$40.00
185220

THOMAS EDISON Supports 18th Amendment Prohibition Law Enforcement 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392989477481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 18, 1930 * Inventor Thomas Edison * U.S. Prohibition support * Anti beer - liquor law Page 17 has a one column heading: "EDISON SEES BOON IN PROHIBITION LAW" with subheads. (see) See images for a question/answer article showing Thomas Edison's support for the Eighteenth Amendment. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Complete in 52 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 23, 2020 07:09

$40.00
185088

PROHIBITION ENDING ? Homemade Beer Brewery Brewing Legal ? 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373276338609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 14, 1930 * Prohibition ending in America " * Francis Scott McBride * Homemade beer legal ? The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LIQUOR CAN BE MADE IN HOME, M'BRIDE SAYS" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:20

$42.00
184687

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Irish Prohibition Gangster Liquor CONVICTION 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392961815190

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., August 9, 1931 * Gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond convicted * USS Akron (ZRS-4) maiden launch The top of the front page has a three column headline: "JACK DIAMOND GUILTY ON TWO RUM COUNTS, HIS ASSISTANT ON ONE" with subheads. (see) Also on the front page is: "WORLD'S LARGEST AIRSHIP IS CHRISTENED THE AKRON BY MRS HERBERT HOOVER" with subheads. Complete with 40+ pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:02

$57.00
184686

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Gangster BOOTLEGGING Prohibition Jail Sentence 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373241357219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., August 13, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond * Irish American gangster * Bootlegging jail sentence The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DIAMOND DRAWS FOUR-YEAR TERM; ALSO FINED $11,000" with subheads. (see) Complete with 24 pages, light toning at the margins, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:01

$42.00
184680

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Fight Wets vs. Drys in Chicago Illinois 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373241348429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1931 * Prohibition in the United States * Wests vs. Drys in Illinois votes The front page has a nice banner headline: "STATE DRY ACT REPEAL VOTED" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Nice to have from Chicago, known for its crime during prohibition. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends October 28, 2020 14:59

$48.00
184055

MUSKEGON MICHIGAN George 'Dutch' Anderson Gangster Shootout DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373182507062

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 3, 1925 * George "Dutch" Anderson killed * Prohibition era criminal * Gerald Chapman comrade The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'DUTCH' ANDERSON SLAIN BY OFFICER HE SHOT FATALLY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the gunfight between police and Anderson at Muskegon, Michigan. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning with a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 30, 2020 15:27

$48.00
184034

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Fight Wets vs. Drys w/ Illustration 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392925784037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, January 18, 1931 * Prohibition in the United States * Wests vs. Drys w/ Illustration The front page of this section has a banner headline: "BEST STRATEGY FOR THE WETS AS BECK SEES IT; The Pennsylvania Representative Asserts that Congress Has the Legal Right to Withhold Enforcement Appropriations and That Wets Need Only 200 Votes in the House to Bring About This Situation" with clever parody illustration of a Trojan horse (camel here) showing men escaping with liquor in their hands. Lengthy text takes up the rest of the front page. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 20 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 30, 2020 08:56

$52.00
183547

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in OK CT NH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898948743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1933 * End of Prohibition in Oklahoma * Connecticut & New Hampshire * Beer - liquor returns The front page has a one column heading: "BEER BY NEARLY 2-1 VOTED IN OKLAHOMA" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of Oklahoma, Connecticut and New Hampshire ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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, ... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:20

$48.00
183501

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Gangster Mob Mafia MURDER Prohibition Era 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392897528553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass. Dec. 18, 1931 * Jack "Legs" Diamond assassination The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Jack 'Legs' Diamond Slain Following Gay Festivities Celebrating His Acquittal" with subheads and photo of Diamond. (see) Complete with 28 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along, generally very nice.

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:58

$110.00
183082

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Al 'Scarface' Capone Era - Prohibition 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392875430791

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 26, 1929 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone era * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "DRY RAIDERS KILL A MOTHER" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2020 14:11

$44.00
182986

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Little Bohemia Lodge Wisconsin SHOOTOUT 1934 Chi Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392872734519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 23, 1934 * Outlaw John Dillinger * Little Bohemia Lodge shootout * Nice 1st report for display The front page has a terrific banner headline announcing: "HUNT DILLINGER; 2 DIE, 4 SHOT" with a subhead noting: "Desperadoes Escape North Woods Trap". The article carries over to page 8 where is a rather large map headed: "Dillinger Escapes Trap In North Woods" as well as a one column photo of John Dillinger. The back page includes a photo of Dillinger's father, captioned: "Dad Admits His Desperado Son Is Smart." with more. This was the infamous botched raid by the FBI at the Little Bohemia Lodge upon the John Dillinger Gang. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious a... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:41

$469.00
182895

AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Liquor Beer Alcohol Prohibitin Era Gangster 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109791108

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, October 19, 1929. * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Prohibition era gangster * Beer baron The front page has one column headings: "CAPONE CHECK IS SOUGHT AS RUM RAID EVIDENCE" with subheads. (see) The great stock market crash of 1929 would occur just a few days later. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, some small binding slits along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:48

$47.00
182299

ENDING PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal Liquor & BEER to RETURN 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850279317

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., February 21, 1933 * 18th Amendment - prohibition end imminent * House votes to repeal - 21st Amendment - Blaine Act The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "REPEAL BILL GOES TO STATES" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the United States House of Representatives approving the repeal of prohibition. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:24

$44.00
181497

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns DRY No More 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807470164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, December 4, 1933. * Prohibition ends (eve) * Beer returns at midnight * Legal liquor The top of the front page has a three column heading: "Senate Passes Liquor Report 24-15; Bill a Law Tonight" with subheads. (see) Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:42

$78.00
181339

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in NM & ID 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373053610995

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1933 * End of Prohibition - repeal * Beer - liquor returns * New Mexico - Idaho The top of the front page has a one column heading: "IDAHO, NEW MEXICO JOIN REPEAL RANKS; 31 STATES IN LINE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of New Mexico and Idaho ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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 cos... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2020 12:11

$45.00
180141

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Beer Liquor 18th Amendment VOID Buyer ? 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392746916793

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 27, 1930 * 18th Amendment - U.S. prohibition void to buyer ? * Beer - liquor legal to purchaser The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BUYER OF LIQUOR NOT GUILTY, SAYS SUPREME COURT" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:27

$48.00
179682

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION is a Failure in Herbert Hooover Address 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372986120576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 12, 1932 * The United States prohibition to end ? * President Herbert Hoover admits failure * President nomination address The front page has a nice banner headline: "DRY LAW A FAILURE--HOOVER" with subheads. (see) Complete text of Hoover's acceptance address inside. Loads of text here. Related photo 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hangi... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2020 12:45

$52.00
179498

Best GUS WINKLER Chicago Gangster Al Capone Hit Man ARRESTED 1936 Chi. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392717392686

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 25, 1933 * Gus Winkler arrested for murder * St. Valentine's Day Massacre suspect * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "WINKLER SEIZED IN KILLING" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos are on the back page. Winkler would be killed about two weeks later. 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 dr... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:26

$88.00
179386

PROHIBITION REPEAL ? Legalize Beer & Liquor as a Political Ploy 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392712639409

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1932 * 1932 Democratic National Convention * Prohibition plank - repeal is majority * Legalize beer & liquor goes political The top of the front page has a six column headline: "DEMOCRATS PLEDGE PARTY TO REPEAL OF THE DRY LAW AND QUICK MODIFICATION TO LEGALIZE BEER, 934 3/4 - 213 3/4; PLANK AGAINST WAR DEBT CANCELLATION IS SUBMITTED" with many subheads. Much more inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally very nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2020 15:53

$49.00
179152

HILTON CROUCH Getaway Car Driver for John Dillinger Gang CAPTURED 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392700297656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, December 24, 1933 * John Dillinger gang member captured * Hilton Crouch - race car driver - getaway man The top of page 4 has one column heading: "NAB CONVICT AS 'OUTSIDE MAN' OF DILLINGER GANG" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Dillinger gang member H.C. Crouch being captured. Two related photos are on page 11. 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 1st section only with 14 pages, rag edition in nice condi... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2020 11:21

$45.00
178879

Great JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber Gangster Tommy Carroll Killed 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392684355408

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 8, 1934 * John Dillinger gang * Tommy Carroll killed * Best title to be had ? The front page has a great banner headline: "3 SHOT BY BLACK HAND; 1 DEAD" with subheads. Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on American bank robber Tommy Carrol being shot & killed by police. 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 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few sma... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 09:22

$92.00
178662

WAXEY GORDON Prohibition Era Gangster Bootlegger Racketeer ARREST 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372941383128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1933 * Waxey Gordon arrested on tax evasion charges * Prohibition era gangster - bootlegging - gambling The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'WAXEY' GORDON IS SEIZED IN HIDING WITH AIDES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. First report coverage on the arrest of American gangster, Waxey Gordon, for tax evasion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 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 pres... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:19

$39.00
178325

TEXAS GUINAN Queen of the Night Clubs Prohibition Speakeasy DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392642998260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Nov. 6, 1933 * Texas Guinan death (1st report) * "Queen of the night clubs" - actress * Prohibition era speakeasy fame The front page has a one column heading: "Tex Guinan's Death Symbolizes Dying Era" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends February 17, 2020 15:21

$42.00
178321

LARRY FAY Rum-Running Prohibition Era Bootlegger ASSASSINATION 1933 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372918024364

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 2, 1933 * Rumrunner Larry Fay killed * Prohibition era rum-running * NYC bootlegger - gangster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LARRY FAY IS SLAIN IN HIS NIGHT CLUB; DOORMAN IS HUNTED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3 with photo and list of his prior offenses. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2020 15:20

$38.00
177816

PROHIBITION ENDS New York City BEER Liquor Shortage 1933 NY Times Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891512167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1933 * U.S. Prohibition ends in NYC * Beer - liquor returns The front page has one column headings: "CITY BEER SHORTAGE FEARED BY BREWERS" "New Jobs Put At 50,000" and more. (see) Much more on pages 2 & 3 with related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete 1st section only with 32 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:13

$52.00
177369

BABY FACE NELSON KILLED Bank Robber Battle of Barrington 1934 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372872132020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 30, 1934 * George Bace Face Nelson killed * Battle of Barrington - Illinois The front page has a nice banner headline: "'U. S. TRAILS NELSON'S WIDOW" with subheads that include: "AGENTS BELIEVE HER A WITNESS TO FATAL FIGHT" (see) More on page 4. Two small related photos 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 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant ... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2020 06:57

$88.00
177306

COOPERSTOWN National Baseball Hall Of Fame DEDICATION Day PHOTOS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372869840075

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 13, 1939. * Cooperstown, New York becomes a tourist stop * National Baseball Hall of Fame dedication The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "CENTENNIAL IS ANNIVERSARY OF CHANGE IN GAME" with subhead and banner pictorial along the bottom margin. The back page has a nice photo of the first inductees into the Hall of Fame including Babe Ruth & Cy Young. Nice to have in the World famous publication. Complete with all 30m pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: The Hall of Fame was dedicated on June 12, 1939 by Lee Ferrick Andrews, grandson of Edward Clark, who was a founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 10:27

$72.00
176759

Best FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun * Best title to be had ? very rare The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "M'ERLANE, GANG KILLER, IS DEAD OF PNEUMONIA" with subhead and two related photos. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. 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". wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangste... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:00

$88.00
176612

Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man GUILTY Convicted 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392530507724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 26, 1930 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn guilty * Concealed weapons charge * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "M'GURN GUILTY; SECOND GUNMAN HEADED TO JAIL" with subhead. Related photo on the back page. (see) McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the gangster heyday of the 1920's. 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 ... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:20

$62.00
176571

Best RALPH "BOTTLES" CAPONE Gangster Charged w/ Vagrancy 1930 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523801129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1930 * Ralph Capone charged with vagrancy * Chicago gangland gangster - mobster * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "RALPH CAPONE GIVES UP; FREED IN TEN MINUTES" with subhead. (see) 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 1st section only with 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition, a few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 07, 2019 15:30

$44.00
176523

BABY FACE NELSON Post Little Bohemia Lodge Wisconsin Shootout 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831277753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 28, 1934. * Outlaw John Dillinger gang * Baby Face Nelson hunted * Post Little Bohemia shootout * Hunted in North Midwest The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER'S AID LEADS RAD ON SUBURBAN BANK" with subhead. (see) More on page 2. Photo of Homer Van Meter on the back page. Coverage on the John Dillinger gang being hunted after the shootout 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 ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:15

$45.00
176445

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION 1st Stage Taking Effect BEER Liquor 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828645079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, July 3, 1919 * War-time prohibition takes effect The front page has a one column heading: "Reports Say Dry Law Is Enforced" with subhead. (see) Coverage on wartime prohibition act 1st taking effect. Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, good condition.

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:32

$40.00
176426

BIG BILL THOMPSON Chicago Gangster Al Capone Era Mayor Defeated 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392518268352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1931 * William Hale "Big Bill" Thompson defeated * Anton Cermak becomes Chicago mayor * Gangland - gangsters - prohibition era The top of the front page has a two column heading: "CHICAGO OUSTS THOMPSON; CERMAK IS ELECTED MAYOR BY A MAJORITY OF 191,916" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Anton Cermak defeating William Hale Thompson as Mayor of Chicago. Thompson is considered one of the most unethical mayors in American history. Coincidentally, Al "Scarface' Capone was put away for income tax evasion later that same year. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a h... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:23

$40.00
176346

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION ENDING ? House Votes on Legal BEER 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822544873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1932 * U.S. Prohibition nearing a end ? The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HOUSE AUTHORIZES 3.2% BEER, 230 TO 165; ALL OF DRYS AMENDMENTS DEFEATED; SENATE GETS BILL TODAY, FATE IN DOUBT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage, loads of text. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, genrrally nice.

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:14

$40.00
175942

PROHIBITION Herbert Hoover Message to Congress DRY LAWS Enforced 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806598877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1930 * Herbert Hoover message to Congress (lengthy text) * Prohibition & the enforcement of the Dry Law The top of the front page has a four column headline: "HOOVER URGES CONGRESS TO REBUILD DRY LAW ENFORCEMENT MACHINERY; BACKS MESSAGE WITH BOARD'S REPORTS" with many subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside. Loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, Light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:23

$44.00
175040

PROHIBITION 18th Eighteenth Amendment to be Repealed ? Drys Wets 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372751508792

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 19, 1930 * Prohibition - 18th Eighteenth Amendment * Wets vs. Drys in Washington D.C. * Beginning of the end ? The front page has a one column heading: "DRYS' STEAM ROLLER WORKS" with subheads. (see) Was this the beginning of the fight to repeal prohibition ? Complete 1st section only with all 18 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 28, 2019 15:27

$40.00
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