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Chester PA race riot in 1917....

Item # 583985

July 28, 1917

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 28, 1917

* Race riots in Chester PA
* Mob - Negroes

This 16 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "MOB BEATS NEGRO", "ANOTHER NEAR DEATH",  "Riots In Chester, PA.", "Authorities Are Taken by Surprise in Night Attack by Several Thousands", and more. See photos for coverage on the race riots in Chester, Pennsylvania.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning, a little margin wear, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

Category: The 20th Century