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Item # 703873

May 31, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1939

* Jewish soldiers honored - Memorial Day celebration
* First Shearith Israel Graveyard
* George Washington's letter to the Touro Synagogue mentioned


The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "JEWISH WAR DEAD OF 1776 EXTOLLED", with multiple subheadings and 8 paragraphs of text. Noteworthy is the mention of President George Washington's historic letter to the Jews of Newport, Rhode Island. There are many additional reports of various Memorial Day celebrations being held around the country, with related photos. See images for details.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 342 (released for May, 2024)

Category: The 20th Century