Show image list »
Battle of Matewan in 1920.... Sid Hatfield fame...
Item # 646845
May 20, 1920
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1920
* Battle of Matewan WV (1st report)
* Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency
* Sid Hatfield fame
The front page has one column headings that include: "TWELVE MEN KILLED IN PISTOL BATTLE IN WEST VIRGINIA" "Fight Follows Ousting of Discharged Miners from Coal Camp at Matewan" "Troops Rushed To Scene" and more. (see) First report coverage on the battle of Matewan, West Virginia. Lengthy text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, a little spine wear, generally in nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century