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1907 Harry Orchard murder trial...
Item # 699249
June 06, 1907
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 6, 1907
* Albert Horsley (Harry Orchard)
* Idaho Governor Frank Steunenberg
* Assassination - murder trial
The front page has a nice banner headline: "HAYWOOD ASKED STEUNENBERG'S DEATH" with subheads. (see images) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.
Complete with 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead slightly affects the headline, generally very nice.
wikipedia notes: Albert Edward Horsley, best known by the pseudonym Harry Orchard, was a miner convicted of the 1905 political assassination of former Idaho Governor Frank Steunenberg. The case was one of the most sensational and widely reported of the first decade of the 20th Century, involving three prominent leaders of the radical Western Federation of Miners as co-defendants in an alleged conspiracy to commit murder.
Category: The 20th Century