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Belfast Outdoor Relief Strike riots....

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October 12, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1932

* Belfast, Northern Ireland
* Outdoor Relief Strike riots
* Depression era unemployment

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "POLICE OF 6 COUNTIES RUSHED TO BELFAST AS 10,000 IDLE RIOT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Belfast, Ireland unemployment riot.
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 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