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The kidnapping of little Billy Ranieri...

Item # 656591

September 19, 1928


* Billy Ranieri set free by mafia
* Chicago Kidnapping w/ photos
* Best title to be had (rare)

The front page has a great banner headline: "BOY SET FREE BY KIDNAPPERS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related photos are on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this infamous period in American history.
Complete with all 48 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such.

Category: The 20th Century