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1929 Father Flanagan Boys Town Magazine Babe Ruth

Sold ! This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-09-22)
Price : US $9.95



1929 Father Flanagan Boys Town Magazine   Babe Ruth 1929 Father Flanagan Boys Town Magazine   Babe Ruth


This is an original souvenir magazine for Christmas 1929 from Father Flanagan’s Boy’s Home in Omaha, Nebraska which would later become known as Boys Town.  This is a magazine format of 32 pages plus the covers measuring about 9” x 11.75”.  The title page reads:

 

The Romance of the Homeless Boy – Souvenir of Father Flanagan’s Boy’s Home, Omaha, Nebraska – Christmas 1929

 

This magazine is full of photos and detailed info on all aspects of life at Boy’s Town.  Also included is a one page feature titled Famous Men Visit the Boys which includes a photo of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig visiting Boy’s Town together.  Photos of other visitors include Tom Mix, Will Rogers and Jack Dempsey.  Ruth grew up in an orphanage himself and made a few visits to Boy’s Town during his lifetime.

 

This souvenir magazine is in very good plus condition.  Email any questions.  Thanks for looking.     



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