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1936 Chipley, Florida tornado disaster...

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January 20, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 20, 1936

* Chipley, Washington County, Florida
* Tornado disaster - Alabama

The front page has a one column heading: "TORNADOES KILL 17, INJURE 40 IN SOUTH" with subheads. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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