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M.E. Norman steamboat disaster...

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May 9, 1925

THE OMAHA MORNING BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, May 9, 1925

* M.E. Norman steamer disaster
* Negro Tom Lee
* Memphis, Tennessee

This 14 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "Boat Turns Over; 4 Dead 14 Missing", "Tragedy's Cause Mystery" and more (see photos).

This tells of the M.E. Norman steamer sinking at Memphis, Tennessee made famous for the heroic actions of negro Tom Lee.

Other news of the day. Light browning, otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century

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