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An American paper from Jerusalem...

Item # 586566

March 20, 1920

JERUSALEM NEWS, subtitled "An American Newspaper--The first daily in Jerusalem printed in the English language.", March 20, 1920

* Rare title - Volume 1 issue
* English language

This newspaper began just 4 months prior. The top of the front page announces a: "Prize Competition" for: "...accounts of actual, personal, experiences in the war and in exile..." (see photos). Also on the front age: "Permits To Enter Egypt".

This issue is a single sheet of near folio size, with some browning and light chipping at the margins.

Category: The 20th Century