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The assassination of Louis 'Two Gun' Alterie...

Item # 656979

July 19, 1935


* Louis 'Two Gun' Alterie death (1st report)
* Chicago gangland war -gangsters
* Best title to be had - rare as such

The front page has a great banner headline: "KILL ALTERIE IN LABOR FEUD" with subheads. Nice for display. More on the following page with related photos and diagram. More 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 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

Category: The 20th Century