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1931 Carroll Show raided for obsenity...
Item # 689279
February 14, 1931
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 14, 1931
* Earl Carroll show raided by police
* Chicago gangland wars
* Al 'Scarface' Capone era
* Prohibition & great depression
* Best title to be had - rare as such
The front page has a nice banner headline: "RAID CARROLL SHOW, 28 GIRLS" with subheads. Nice for display. Two related photos are 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this infamous period in American history.
Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.
Category: The 20th Century