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Sue for Bob
Other Kids Were Abducted
Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:09

Well, Bob, you are right.

This anonymous letter that sits in the Hoboken Historical Museum shows the frustration other people felt that so much attention was being paid to the Lindbergh's child and not enough to others who had their kids abducted.

"Just to inform you what we think of you and your methods in this part of the country.

What's all this stink about the Lindbergh baby? Other people have had their children kidnapped and nothing done. These other people have feelings."

  • timing is everything bob mills for sue and forum, Fri Sep 29 11:49
    Anne wasn't alone in assuming the Eaglet would be unharmed. In can't be overemphasized that with three reported kidnappings a day back then (plus the unreported), it was routine to pay ransom and get ... more
    • The High School Teacher, 1932Sue for Bob, Sat Sep 30 15:19
      H.M.C. is the author of an editorial that appeared in a 1932 publication called The High School Teacher. H.M.C. also did not feel it was right that the Lindbergh story crowded out the attention that... more
    • Other Kids Were Abducted — Sue for Bob, Sat Sep 30 11:09
      • the only kidnapping (that night)bob mills for sue, Sun Oct 1 04:19
        Great find, Sue. I'm amazed at how you come up with this stuff. This shows not only that kidnapping was commonplace in 1932, but that people from "flyover country" resent East Coast/West Coast ways.... more
      • Not AnonymousSue for Bob, Sat Sep 30 11:17
        There is a signature on the letter, but no return address.
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