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NYC Speakeasies police raids....

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April 19, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1932

* NYC speakeasy - speakeasies
* Prohibition era police raids
* Beer - liquor illegal

The front page has a one column heading: "36 DRY RAIDS START CITY-WIDE ROUND-UP" with subheads. (see) More related reporting on page 3 with list of the establishments raided.
Other news, sports and advertisements during the prohibition era in America. 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