TITLE

Bang! Bang! Bang! Three Redskins Bit the Dust

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, Pete
PUB. DATE
August 1946
SOURCE
Saturday Evening Post;8/3/1946, Vol. 219 Issue 5, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Charles Bragin, a collector of dime novels. He has 20,000 dime novels placed in his cellar. Several of his collections include "Frank Reade and His Steam Man of the Plains" and "The Terror of the West." Bragin comments the possible reason behind the lack of possession of dime novels by the U.S. Library of Congress.
ACCESSION #
19566688

 

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