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July 02, 1933

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

* Jake the Barber

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 photos).

1st report coverage on the famous fake kidnapping of John 'Jake the Barber' Factor during Chicago's gangster era in which Roger Touhy was framed.

This issue contains other news of the day. It has light browning with some margin wear, especially along spine, but is otherwise in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century