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The hunt for John Dillinger....

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March 12, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1934

* John Dillinger hunted in the Midwest
* Post Crown Point, Indiana jail escape

The top of the back page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER SOUGHT IN CHICAGO FLATS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the hunt for John Dillinger shortly after his famous escape from Crown Point, Indiana jail.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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