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1948 Los Gatos DC-3 crash.... "Deportee" fame...

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January 29, 1948

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 29, 1948

* Los Gatos DC-3 airplane crash
* Diablo Range - California disaster
* Mexican farm laborers - workers
* Woody Guthrie's "Deportee" song

The front page has a one column heading: "Plane Crash Kills 28 Deportees" with subhead. First report coverage on the 1948 Los Gatos DC-3 crash in which killed many Mexicans being sent back to Mexico. This plane crash inspired the protest song "Deportee" by Woody Guthrie.
Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine,small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century

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