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Rhythm Night Club fire disaster...

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April 24, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 24, 1940

* Rhythm Club fire disaster (1st report)
* Natchez, Mississippi - Negroes
* Dance hall holocaust

Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "100 to 150 Negroes Die in Fire at Natchez; Trapped as Flames Sweep a Dance Hall" First report coverage on the fire at the Rhythm Night Club which would kill 209. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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