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1928 Chicago gangland war in full swing...

Item # 691144

November 18, 1928


* Mafia comes to America from Sicily
* Chicago gangland wars
* Al 'Scarface' Capone era
* Prohibition & great depression
* Best title to be had - rare as such

The top of page 3 has a one column Heading: "SICILY WATCHES U.S. GANGS AS IT ENDS MAFIA RULE" with subhead. (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 1st section only with all 28 pages. This is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such.

Category: The 20th Century