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Kenansville, NC prison fire disaster... Aviatrix Ruth Nichols breaks altitude record...
Item # 580417
March 07, 1931
THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, March 7, 1931
* Kenansville NC North Carolina
* Duplin County prison camp fire
* Ruth Nichols flight record
This 18 page newspaper has a nice seven column headline on the front page: "11 CONVICTS BURN TO DEATH IN CELLS" with subheads.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day including a front page report on aviatrix, Ruth Nichols, breaking the airplane altitude record for women.
Light browning with little margin wear and tear, otherwise good condition.
Category: The 20th Century