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The beginning of the end for gangster Al Capone ?, in a Chicago newspaper...
Item # 698795
September 07, 1930
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 17, 1930
* Al 'Scarface' Capone arrest warrant
* Other high profile gang bosses (list)
* Prohibition era - beer - liquor
* Best title to be had - rare as such
The front page has a one column heading "WARRANTS OUT FOR ARREST OF 26 GANG CHIEFS" with subheads. (see images) First report coverage on arrest warrants issued to Chicago top grime figures for vagrancy. Capone is a t the top of the list given here. George "Bugs" Moran is also on the list.
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 40 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.
Category: The 20th Century