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May 9, 1908

May 9, 2008 |  5:52 am

1908_0509_banjos

Above, a banjo recital that makes everyone feel like getting up and dancing ... Below, Belle Gunness is captured as investigators uncover more bodies on the Laporte, Ind., "death farm" ... Problems at a convention for the unemployed: "Gas House" Kelley is elected to go to Washington to lobby for public works programs that would provide jobs, receiving 86 votes. Alas, only 56 eligible voters were present, prompting charges of fraud and a call for another election.

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