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Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial unveiling...

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April 10, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1928

* Stone Mountain, Georgia
* Confederate Memorial unveiling
* General Robert E. Lee carving

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "WALKER ACCEPTS MOUNTAIN STATUE OF LEE FOR NATION" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the unveiling of the Confederate Memorial carving at Stone Mountain in Georgia. Lengthy report continues on page 3 with 2 related photos.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 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. A few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century