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Mather, Pennsylvania coal mine disaster...
Item # 655406
May 20, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1928
* Mather, Greene County, Pennsylvania
* Coal mine explosion disaster
Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "155 to 250 Men Trapped in Burning Mine; 20 Bodies Found in Shaft at Mather, Pa." First report coverage on the coal mine 'firedamp' explosion that killed 195 men at Mather, Pennsylvania.
Complete 1st section only with pages 1-26, rag edition, irregular along spine with small piece torn away at top right corner, otherwise in very nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century