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1930 Chicago public enemies list.....

Item # 672099

April 24, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 24, 1930 

* Al 'Scarface' Capone
* George 'Bugs' Moran & more
* Gangster era original

This 52 page newspaper has one column headings on page 3 that include: "LISTS 28 GANGSTERS AS PUBLIC ENEMIES" "Chicago Commission Names Capone, Moran, Diamond and Saltis Among Others" "POLICE TO HARASS THEM" and more. (see) Coverage on a list made by Chicago officials trying to intimidate local gangsters including Al Capone. This was one the first time the word "Public Enemy" was used. John Dillinger was considered the 1st public enemy but not until 1934.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Rag edition in very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century