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Albert Fish, serial killer & rapist trial ends...

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March 22, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1935

* Albert H. Fish court trial ends
* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal
* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"
* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"

The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "FISH CASE WILL GO TO THE JURY TODAY" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and became infamous after the fact. Rare as such.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century