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Meldrim, Georgia gas explosion disaster... Hawaii votes to join Union...



Item # 596146

June 29, 1959

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 29, 1959

* Meldrim, Georgia
* Train gas tanker explosion
* Trestle disaster
* Hawaii votes

The front page has a five column headline: "17 DIE, SCORES HURT IN RAIL CAR BLAST" with subheads.  This is 1st report coverage.

Also on the front page is the report "Hawaii Votes By Over 17 to 1 To Join Union" "Entry Likely in August; 3 Orientals Named to Congress Races".

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, nice condition.

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Category: The 20th Century

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