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573950

Al Capone indicted for last time....

Item #573950

June 05, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, June 5, 1931 This 26 page newspaper has a small one column headline on the front page: "Indict Capone in Income Tax Fraud".



This would ultimately be what ended Al Capone's reign as mob leader in Chicago.



Other news of the day throughout. Good condition.

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573610

Charles 'Pretty Boy' Floyd....

Item #573610

October 22, 1934

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 22, 1934 



* Day of Charles 'Pretty Boy' Floyd death 

* Shot by Melvin Purvis
 



This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:

"FLOYD BELIEVED WOUNDED; AID IS CAUGHT IN OHIO" "Richetti Jailed After Gun Fight; wide Search Launched"



Other news of the day including various adve... See More  

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573501

Gangster Jack "Legs" Diamond found not guilty...

Item #573501

July 15, 1931

CHRONICLE AND NEWS, Allentown, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1931

* Famous New York City gangster 

* Jack 'Legs' Diamond 

* Acquitted for torture (assault)


This 20 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include:  "LEGS' DIAMOND WINS ACQUITTAL" and more (see photos).

Other news of the day throughout including various advertisements. Light b... See More  

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573109

Gangster Jack "Legs" Diamond found not guilty...

Item #573109

July 15, 1931

THE NORWIICH SUN, New York, July 15, 1931

* Famous New York City gangster 

* Jack 'Legs' Diamond 

* Acquitted for torture (assault)


This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "DIAMOND IS ACQUITTED OF CHARGES" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Light browning, minor margin wear, otherwise good.... See More  

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572968

Dutch Schultz arrested...

Item #572968

September 26, 1935

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, September 26, 1935



* Dutch Shultz arrested

* Arthur Flegenheimer



This 34 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:  "SCHULTZ 'HICK TOWN' CAPTIVE", "Perth Amboy Police Capture Racketeers--U.S. Moves to Get Him" with photos of Shultz (see photos). Tells of Dutch Shultz's arrest for income tax invasion. He wou... See More  

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572807

1934 Charles 'Pretty Boy' Floyd...

Item #572807

October 22, 1934

THE COLDWATER DAILY REPORTER, Coldwater, Michigan, October 22, 1934  This 6 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "ARMED POSSES ARE SEARCHING WOODS FOR 'PRETTY BOY'" and more. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day are within the issue.



This issue has some browning and margin wear, and should be handled with care.

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572805

Gangster Jack "Legs" Diamond found not guilty...

Item #572805

July 15, 1931

THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Washington, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1931  This 16 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "LEGS DIAMOND FREED ON TORTURE CHARGE" and more. (see)



Other news of the day. Light browning, minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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572165

Al Capone heads for prison...

Item #572165

May 04, 1932

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 4, 1932



* Al Capone heads for prison for tax evasion

* Chicago gangster boss




This 24 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 3: "CAPONE, SMILING, HURRIED BY HEAVY GUARDS TO TRAIN", "Dethroned Gangster Due at Atlanta Penitentiary Tonight", with smaller subheads (see images).



Other news of the day. Light browning w... See More  

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572082

San Jose lynchings... Roger Touhy...

Item #572082

November 28, 1933

OMAHA EVENING BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, November 28, 1933



* Roger 'Terrible' Touhy freed 

* San Jose, California lynchings photo
 



This 24 page newspaper has a great banner headline on the front page: "FREE TOUHY IN KIDNAPPING" with subhead. (see) Tells of Chicago mob boss Roger Touhy being acquitted for the kidnapping of millionaire William J. Hamm Jr.



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571482

Al Capone tries to avoid prison term...

Item #571482

May 02, 1932

THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, Burlington, Vermont, May 2, 1932  This 16 page newspaper has a small one column headline on the front page:



* Capone's Future Revealed Today



This tells of Al Capone's last attempt to avoid prison. His 11-year sentence would be upheld on this day.



Other news of the day. Light browning with address label and tape mend within the masthead and little spine wea... See More  

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570709

John Factor faked kidnapping....

Item #570709

July 02, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 2, 1933\



This 50+ page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "FACTOR KIDNAPPED; HELD FOR $100,000" "'Jake the Barber' IS Seized in Car After Leaving Chicago Roadhouse Party" "WIFE SEES GANG'S ACTION" and more. (see)



Tells of the famous fake kidnapping of John 'Jake the Barber' F... See More  

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570516

Al Capone as a movie actor ?....

Item #570516

March 31, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, March 31, 1931



* Al Capone

* Chicago gangster

* Hollywood movie actor ?




This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "CAPONE SEEKS MOVIE ROLE".



Unusual report suggests that Al Capone wanted to go to Hollywood to star in a gangster movie for $1,000,000. (see photos for text)



Other news of the day. Little margin wear, othe... See More  

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570488

Prohibition to begin... No beer...

Item #570488

January 16, 1920

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, January 16, 1920  This 12 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "PROHIBITION INTO EFFECT TOMORROW" "After 12:01 A. M. Saturday Not Barrel of Intoxicating Liquor, Case of Wine or Keg Of Beer Can Be Made" "Possession of Private Still for Manufacture of Whiskey Unlawful--Some Bootlegging Is Looked Fo... See More  

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570117

The hunting of John Dillinger...

Item #570117

March 09, 1934

THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, March 9, 1934



* Outlaw John Dillinger

* Post Crown Point, Indiana jail break




This 48 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 2: "GAS ATTENDANT SEES DILLINGER" and "Outlaw Roams About Chicago Heavily Armed as Police Hunt in Vain". This tells of the hunt for John Dillinger who just recently made his famous break out from Crown P... See More  

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570034

Alcatraz Prison acquired...

Item #570034

October 14, 1933

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, October 14, 1933  This 22 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 2 that read: "Island Prison for U.S. Felons" "Old Pacific Fortress to Hold Badmen"



Tells of the acquirement of Alcatraz Island by the U.S. Dept. of Justice.



Other news of the day. Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition.



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569759

Fox Lake, Illinois gangster massacre....

Item #569759

June 02, 1930

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, Albany, New York, June 2, 1930  This 26 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "4 Killed; 6 Wounded in Chicago..." "Four Slain, 4 Wounded In Chicago Warfare"



This tells of the Fox Lake, Illinois gangster raid which many consider to be a retaliation for the infamous St. Valentines' Day massacre.



Other news of the day. Light br... See More  

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569711

John Dillinger's famous escape...

Item #569711

March 07, 1934

CINCINNATI TIMES STAR, Ohio, March 7, 1934 



* "U.S. Joins Search For Dillinger In Chicago"

* "Two Indiana Jail Attaches Accused of Assisting Escape
"



John Dillinger was one of the main figures in history for causing the establishment of the FBI that is so well known today.



This was one of the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history.... See More  

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569708

Homer Van Meter slain...

Item #569708

August 25, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 25, 1934 



* re. Outlaw Homer Van Meter death 

* John Dillinger gang member 

* Babe Face Nelson the new public enemy # 1
 



This 28 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 3 that include: "VAN METER'S LOOT SOUGHT FROM GIRL" "Waitress, Whose Kin Turned Up Gangster, Is Asked About His Hideout in St. Paul" &... See More  

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569587

John Dillinger...

Item #569587

July 25, 1934

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, July 25, 1934 



* John Dillinger death trap 

* The Woman in Red 




This 10 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "SAID SHE KNEW DILLINGER AS 'LAWRENCE'" "Girl in Red Gives Details of Night of Shooting"



Other news of the day. Light browning and little margin wear and tear, otherwise in good condi... See More  

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569578

Adolph Hitler gains dictorial powers...

Item #569578

March 22, 1933

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, March 22, 1933



* Adolph Hitler gaining power 

* Dictatorial rule in Germany 



This 16 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "NEW REICHSTAG GRANTS HITLER MIGHTY POWER" "Parliament Strips Itself of Authority; Democracy Dies for 4 Years, Making Nazi Supreme Dictator" and more. (see



Other news of t... See More  

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569532

John Dillinger... Arizona capture...

Item #569532

January 28, 1934

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 28, 1934 



* John Dillinger - Arizona capture (in jail) 

* Extradition back to Indiana planning
 



This 40+ page newspaper has one column headlines on page 5: "INDIANA TO GET DILLINGER GANG" "Extradition Plans Are Announced at Office of Governor of Arizona"



Other news of the day. Rag edition with minor spine wear, oth... See More  

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569252

Prohibition begins... No Beer...

Item #569252

January 16, 1920

THE SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, January 16, 1920  This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "J. BARLEYCORN IS MOURNED AT 36-HOUR WAKE" "New Yorkers Drown Grief In Final Toasts, But, Oh, What a PriceThey Paid !" "AND DAYBREAK MEANS NOTHING" and more. (see)



Tells of the upcoming official start of proh... See More  

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569043

LaGuardia elected mayor of New York City...

Item #569043

November 08, 1933

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, November 8, 1933 



* Fiorello Henry La Guardia elected mayor of New York City   



This 36 page newspaper has a two column photo on the front page with caption: "New York Victors and Vanquished"



Also a nice seven column headline on page 2: "LAGUARDIA SWEPT INTO OFFICE BY 250,000 PLURALITY"



Other news of the day. Light bro... See More  

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568975

The hunt for John Dillinger....

Item #568975

March 10, 1934

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, March 10, 1934  This 22 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "GUN FIGHT NEW DILLINGER CLUE" "Fugitive Killer Believed to Have Had Hand in Chicago Suburb Battle".



Tells of the hunt for John Dillinger who just recently made his famous break out from Crown Point IN jail with an alleged wooden gun.



Other news of the day.... See More  

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568550

Pretty Boy Floyd hunted...

Item #568550

October 14, 1933

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, October 14, 1933 



* Machine Gun Kelly put away for life 

* Pretty Boy Floyd hunted
 



This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 7: "OFFICIALS PUSH THEIR HUNT FOR OUTLAWS" "Floyd, Underhill and Miller Sought, Now That Bailey and Kelly Have Been Convicted"



Tells of the conviction of George 'Machine Gun'... See More  

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568415

Capture of Cologne... Al Capone's brother faces murder charges...

Item #568415

March 07, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES, Mediterranean Edition, March 7, 1945 



* Cologne, Germany captured 

* Yanks 




The front page has a banner headline "Yanks Capture Cologne" with subheads. Page 5 includes an article "Al Capone's Brother Faces Murder Rap".



This famous military newspaper has additional World War II reports with much on the closing days of the Europe... See More  

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568252

John Dillinger Tucson, Arizona capture...

Item #568252

January 30, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, January 30, 1934 



* John Dillinger headled back to jail 

* Crown Point Jail, Indiana 

* Tuscon Arizona capture
 



This 40 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 4 that include: "DILLINGER IN PLANE ON WAY TO INDIANA" "Outlaw Chief Fights, Kicks and Screams as Officers Shackle Him for Trip" and more. See photos ... See More  

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568217

Gus Winkler assassinated...

Item #568217

October 10, 1933

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, October 10, 1933 



* Chicago Mobster Gus Winkler killed
 

* Assassin unknown 



This 22 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "'The End of a Gangster,' Says Dying Gus Winkler" "Chicago Heir to Capone Cut Down with 65 Gunshot Wounds to Silence Him on $250,000 Mail Robbery"



Tells of the assassination of C... See More  

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568196

Dutch Schultz killed...

Item #568196

October 26, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, October 26, 1935 

 

* Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer assassination 

* Best title to have in 



This 34 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page that include: "7 GANGSTERS SEIZE SCHULTZ RACKETS; FOURTH AIDE DIES" "Johnny Torrio, Former Chicago Thug, Reported New Ruler of 'Big Six' Outlaws Here" "W... See More  

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568013

John Dillinger Tucson, Arizona capture...

Item #568013

January 30, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, January 30, 1934 



* John Dillinger headled back to jail 

* Crown Point Jail, Indiana 

* Tuscon Arizona capture 




This 40 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 4 that include: "DILLINGER PLAN ON WAY TO INDIANA" "Outlaw Chief Fights, Kicks and Screams as Officers Shackle Him for Trip" and more. See photos for ... See More  

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567829

Dillinger gang... Harry Pierpont sentenced to death...

Item #567829

March 11, 1934

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, March 11, 1934  This 34 page newspaper has a small one column headline on the front page: "Dillinger's Aid Is Sent to Chair". Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with minor spine wear, otherwise good.

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567721

John Dillinger & Joe DiMaggio...

Item #567721

June 08, 1934

CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College, Pennsylvania, June 8, 1934 This 6 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "DILLINGER AIDE SLAIN BY 'HICK TOWN' POLICE" "Police Look For Clue To Dillinger's Fate" and more. Tells of the ongoing hunt for Dillinger last seen during the famous gun battle at Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin.



But what I think is a... See More  

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567386

Melvin Purvis...

Item #567386

October 22, 1934

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, October 22, 1934 



* Day of Charles 'Pretty Boy' Floyd death 

* Shot by Melvin Purvis
 



This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "POLICE CAPTURE RICHETTI; MAY GET 'PRETTY BOY'", "Notorious and Long Sought Criminal Lose Gun Battle With Wellsville Police"... See More  

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566891

John Dillinger Tucson AZ capture...

Item #566891

January 29, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, January 29, 1934 



* John Dillinger headled back to jail  - Crown Point Jail, Indiana 

* Tuscon Arizona capture
 



This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 3 that include: "SPEED EXTRADITION OF DILLINGER GANG" "Indiana Officers Reach Tucson and Dispatch the Papers to Governor Moeur" "Pierpont Tells Pol... See More  

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566028

Gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond convicted...

Item #566028

August 09, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, August 9, 1931



* Gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond guilty

* USS Akron (ZRS-4) maiden launch




This 32 page newspaper has a two column headline at the bottom of the front page:



* Legs Fail 'Legs' This Time; Convicted on Two Counts



Also one column headlines on page 2 that include:



* AIRSHIP AKRON IS CHRISTENED BY MRS. HOOVER




and more. (see)



Other news of ... See More  

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564894

Conflict of Authority in South...

Item #564894

January 10, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, New York, NY, January 10, 1865



* Conflict of Authority in South



The front page of this issue has headlines "The South", "Conflict of Authority in the South", "The States Rights Doctrine Giving Jeff. Davis Trouble", "A Quarrel on His Hands with the Governors of Georgia, Alabama & Mississippi" and "The Blair Peace Commission&quo... See More  

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563563

Billy Sunday's death...

Item #563563

November 07, 1935

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, November 7, 1935



* Billy Sunday death (1st report)

* Famous baseball player and evangelist




This 16 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "'BILLY' SUNDAY, AGED 72, DIES IN CHICAGO HOME", "Well Known Evangelist and Former Big League Ball Player Succumbs to Angina Pectoris" with photo of Sunday. (see)

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563487

Jimmy Hoffa guilty...

Item #563487

March 12, 1964

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, March 12, 1964



* Jimmy Hoffa guilty of bribery

* Jail sentence imposed




This 14 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Hoffa Sentenced To Eight Years".



Other news of the day. Light browning, otherwise in good condition.



wikipedia notes: In 1964, Hoffa was convicted of attempted bribery of a grand juror and jailed f... See More  

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563438

Al Capone is released from prison...

Item #563438

March 17, 1930

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, March 17, 1930



* Chicago beer baron - gangster boss

* Al Capone Pre release from prison

* Illegal gun possession




This 16 page newspaper has a small one column headline on the front page: "Capone Release Papers Signed by Governor".



Tells of Al Capone's release from prison after serving 10 months for illegal gun possession.



Other news of th... See More  

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562949

Woodrow Wilson's death....

Item #562949

February 04, 1924

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, February 4, 1924



* Death of President Woodrow Wilson



This 20 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "FUNERAL OF WOODROW WILSON WILSON TO TAKE PLACE ON NEXT WEDNESDAY" with subheads that include: "WHOLE NATION MOURNS DEATH OF WOODROW WILSON" and much more with nice black bordered photo of Wilson.



Other news of th... See More  

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562583

Prohibition newspaper from 1915...

Item #562583

January 15, 1915

THE NEW REPUBLIC, Westerville, Ohio, January 15, 1915 



* Prohibition newspaper



An interesting Prohibition newspaper from early in the 20th century. The content within these four pages have an overwhelming bias against the sale of alcohol in all forms.



This issue has a variety of Prohibition-related content, a cause which would win its fight in 1919 (effective in 1920), only to be end
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561755

Jack 'Legs' Diamond Killed...

Item #561755

December 22, 1931

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, from Springfield, Massachusetts, dated December 22, 1931



* Assassination of Jack 'Legs' Diamond

* New York City Gangster

* Prohibition era




This 24 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:



* N. Y. GANGSTERS IN ALBANY WHEN 'LEGS' WAS SLAIN

* New York Police Furnish Names of Two and Tell How Pair Took Auto from Garage



with smaller subheads.



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561305

Babe Ruth returns to the team... New York Yankees...

Item #561305

May 28, 1925

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 28, 1925 



* Babe Ruth returns to the team (photo) 

* New York Yankees 



This 12 page newspaper has a one column photo of Babe Ruth with caption: "Babe Ruth Back in Old Uniform" with text underneath. (see)



Photo was taken shortly after his release for the hospital.



News of the day throughout. Light browning wit... See More  

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557153
Item #557153

September 02, 1933

LIBERTY magazine, from New York, dated September 2, 1933

   

* Prohibition article

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue is of a father and son selling their goods at the growers market (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.



This issue contains an article entitled "Prohibition's Swan Song" which was written by Bernarr MacF

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556791

John Dillinger...

Item #556791

May 26, 1934

THE BELLINGHAM HERALD, Bellingham, Washington, May 26, 1934



* Outlaw John Dillinger hunted

* Two months before death




This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 7: "East Chicago Combed In Hunt for Dillinger".



Other news of the day. Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition.

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554863

Jack 'Legs' Diamond...

Item #554863

September 23, 1930

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, September 23, 1930

* New York City gangster

* Jack 'Legs' Diamond


This 16 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "Diamond Told To 'Leave' in Hour At Philadelphia", "Was Deported from Germany---Says He Will Go to New York City".

Other news of the day throughout. A few small binding holes along the spine, o... See More  

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548321

John Dillinger... Homer Van Meter...

Item #548321

April 13, 1934

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 13, 1934 



* John Dillinger

* Homer Van Meter

* Police station raid & escape




This 8 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "DILLINGER TRAIL LEADS THROUGH SEVERAL STATES OF THE SOUTH" "Officers Trying to Head Off Flight of the Desperado."



Other news of the day throughout.



A few small b... See More  

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548002

President Coolidge...

Item #548002

March 13, 1927

THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, March 13, 1927.



* President Coolidge...

* Prince Goran Hasselrot...



The banner headline of this issue reads:  "Coolidge Planning No Third Term".  An addition subhead elaborates stating that "Duty Only Would Lure Him".



The front page of this issue features a photograph of the christening party of Goran Hasselrot, so

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547737

Gangster executed...

Item #547737

April 06, 1926

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, dated April 6, 1926



* Gangster Gerald Chapman executed (hanged)



This 12 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "BANDIT CHAPMAN'S BODY IS LAID AT REST" with subheads and one column photo of Gerald Chapman with caption: "Executed".

Other news of the day. Lite browning with little margin wear, otherwise good.... See More  

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177650

The sinking of the "Maine"....

Item #177650

March 23, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1912



The front page of this issue is a photo of "A New Masterpiece For America."



This issue has an illustration of "The Issue" by Kemble and photos of "One Kind of Recall" which says that "Judge Thornton Massie, Attorney William Foster and Sheriff Lew Webb were shot down and killed in the county court-house at Hillsv... See More  

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