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Thornton Wilder wins Pulitzer Prize... "Our Town"...
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May 03, 1938
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 3, 1938
* Thornton Wilder wins Pulitzer Prize award
* American playwright and novelist - writer
* "Our Town" book - Grover's Corners NH
The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Wilder's Drama, 'Our Town,' Is Named Pulitzer Winner" with subhead. (see) and photo. Much more inside with photo of Wilder. First report coverage on the Pulitzer Prize awards giving out for the year of 1938.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century