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1919 Cedar Rapids, Iowa explosion disaster...
Item # 647825
May 23, 1919
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1919
* Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa
* Douglas Starch Works explosion
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "25 DEAD, 100 HURT IN BIG EXPLOSION AT CEDAR RAPIDS" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.
Category: The 20th Century