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John Dillinger captured in 1934 Tucson...

Item # 677538

January 28, 1934


* John Dillinger & gang captured
* Harry Pierpont & Charles Makely

* Tucson AZ Arizona - Mary Kinder

The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "SPEED PLANS TO SEND DILLINGER AND 3 TO CHAIR" with subhead. (see) Dillinger would be sent to Crown Point Jail in Indiana where he would make his famous "wooden" gun escape. 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 22 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

Category: The 20th Century