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1930 Chicago gangland war in full swing...



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February 27, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 27, 1930

* Crime laid to ban on beer, liquor
* Chicago gangland wars
* Al 'Scarface' Capone era
* Prohibition & great depression
* Best title to be had - rare as such


The front page has a six column heading concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "Collins Lays Chicago Crime to Dry Law" with subheads. Related photo is on the back page.
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 with all 38 pages. This is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such. A few small binding holes at the blank spine.

Category: The 20th Century