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May 18, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1932

* Frederick C. Billard death
* United States Coast Guard
* Rum Patrol - prohibition era

Page 21 has a one column heading: "ADMIRAL BILLARD, RUM ROW'S FOE, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frederick C. Billard, commandant of the United States Coast Guard.
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 these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century