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Jake 'The Barber'... Legs Diamond...



Item # 688595

May 18, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 18, 1931

* Jack 'Legs' Diamond - NYC gangster
* John Factor - Jake 'The Barber" - con artist


The front page has a one column heading: "GANGSTER PUTS A PRICE ON HEAD OF BARBER JAKE" with subhead and small photo of "Legs Diamond" (see)
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 with34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

Category: The 20th Century