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Bastrop, Louisiana Negro lynching... Nikola Tesla...

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July 10, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 10, 1934 

* Nikola Tesla- father of the radio
* Bastrop, Louisiana Negro lynching
* Outlaw John Dillinger hunted

Page 8 has one column headings: "LOUISIANA NEGRO LYNCHED" "Taken From Bastrop Jail and Hanged on Court House Lawn" First report coverage on the lynching of Andrew McLeod in Bastrop, Louisiana.
Page 19 has one column headings: "Nikola Tesla 78 Today" "Inventor Who Holds 700 Patents Will Spend Day Working" (see)
The back page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER HUNTED NEAR FOND DU LAC" with subheads. (see) He would be killed about two weeks later in Chicago.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 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. Very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century