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Rum-running during 1928 prohibition...

Item # 691172

December 30, 1929


* Rum-running during prohibition
* Chicago gangland wars
* Al 'Scarface' Capone era

The front page has a nice banner headline: "SHELL RUM SHIPS, 3 KILLED" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Three related photos and banner heading 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 30 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