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Newspapers--1929 Stock Market Crash And Other Bad Days On Wall Street For Sale
Here is a collection of newspapers about the 1929 stock market crash, and other bad days on Wall Street. All are in good condition; the older papers are protected in plastic but still have some browning (see photos).1. San Bernardino Evening Telegram, October 24, 1929. STOCKS CRASH, BILLIONS LOST. If you're wondering about the Pantages case, it was a juicy trial with multimillionaire theater owner Alexander Pantages. "a wealthy old goat," accused of raping a 17-year-old girl. The case marked a turning point in California law as
the state's Supreme Court ruled on appeal that, where rape was alleged,
if the girl was under 18, evidence of her previous sexual activity was
admissible to discredit her testimony that she had been criminally
attacked. The case also established a national reputation for defense
attorney Jerry Giesler, who went on to handle many Hollywood cases. 2. San Bernardino Evening Telegram, October 28, 1929, with more details of the stock crash--"Crash Is Seen As Greatest In Market Annals"--and a lot more about Pantages.3. San Jose Mercury News, October 28, 1997--STOCKS IN CHAOS, as the great tech boom comes to an end. Front section only.4. San Francisco Chronicle, October 28, 1997. Interesting fact from article--every one of the stocks on the Dow declined, and only one of the 500 stocks in the Standard & Poor's index registered a gain--Apple. Front section only.5. San Jose Mercury News, October 29, 1997, DOW'S WILD RIDE. Front section only.6. USA TODAY, September 1, 1998, YEAR"S GAIN GONE as Dow falls 513 points and Nasdaq 140 points. Front section only.7. San Jose Mercury News, September 1, 1998--BLOODY MONDAY. Front section only.U.S. buyer pays $10 S&H. International S&H to be determined after sale.
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