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John Dillinger gang member captured in 1933......

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December 24, 1933


* John Dillinger gang member captured
* Hilton Crouch - race car driver - getaway man

The top of page 4 has one column heading: "NAB CONVICT AS 'OUTSIDE MAN' OF DILLINGER GANG" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Dillinger gang member H.C. Crouch being captured.  Two related photos are on page 11. 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".
Complete 1st section only with 14 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

Category: The 20th Century