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February 24, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 24, 1929

* St. Valentine's Day Massacre investigations
* George 'Bugs' Moran & Al 'Scarface' Capone
* Best publication to be had - very rare as such


The front page has a one column heading: "MISSING FINGER GIVES CLEW TO MURDER DRIVER" with smaller subheads. Coverage continues inside with related photo. (see) Such reports are probably only reported in a Chicago publication, very rare as such. 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 all 28 pages, rag edition in great condition.

Category: The 20th Century