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Flight 421 airplane disaster... Jackie Robinson hits for the cycle...
Item # 581146
August 30, 1948
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 30, 1948
* Northwest Airlines Flight 421 disaster
* Winona, Minnesota
* Jackie Robinson hits for the cycle
This 36 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "Plane Crashes in Midwest; All 36 on Board Are Killed" and more. (see) Report continues on page 8 with related map. This tells of Northwest Airlines Flight 421 disaster near Winona, Minnesota.
Also on page 21 is a 7 column headline that reads: "Dodgers Take Two from Cardinals and Gain Lead in Pennant Race" with subheads and related photo (see images). This tells of the game in which famous negro star Jackie Robinson hit for the cycle.
Other news of the day throughout. Light browning, otherwise in good condition.
Category: The 20th Century