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John Dillinger letter to his father...

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June 29, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 29, 1934

* Gangster John Dillinger
* On the run in Chicago ?
* Letter to his father

The back page has one column headings that include: "DILLINGER IS ALIVE HIS FATHER ASSERTS" "Farmer Shows Letter From Bandit, Dated 3 Weeks Ago, Saying He Is 'All Right'" "Ridicules Death Stories"  and more (see images) The text includes a letter to his father which is signed in type: "JOHNNIE" Also mention that Dillinger was at a recent Chicago Cubs baseball game. He would be assassinated less than a month later in Chicago.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition, a few minor printing flaws slightly affects mentioned report, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century