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1929 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A DETROIT MICHIGAN AREA LAWMAN DETAILING UNCOUNTABLE VIOLENCE AND CRIMES IN THIS SUPERB PROHIBITION ERA FIRST PERSON ACCOUNT

By: ROY J. SCATES

Price: $4,495.99

Publisher: WAYNE COUNTY DETROIT MICHIGAN, 1929

Seller ID: 0001668

Condition: Good+


On offer is a sensational 1929 manuscript relic of a fascinating and interesting historical time in American history being a Prohibition Era diary handwritten by renowned police officer, Roy J. Scates, who worked for and at the Wayne Co. Jail in and around Detroit Michigan in the 1920's under Sheriff Ira Wilson. With prohibition in full swing and the Great Depression just beginning and gangsters and mobsters running rampant, this diary has everything one could ask for concerning the state of criminality and crime in 1929 in the great city of Detroit. Al Capone was famous in the 1920's and Bonn... View more info