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Avoca, Pennsylvania coal mine disaster...

Item # 584754

June 03, 1938

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, June 3, 1938 

* Avoca, Pennsylvania mine disaster (1st report) 
* Robert Goddard - Rocket invention

This 18 page newspaper has a one column heading on the front page: "Ten Killed, Six Injured In Mine Blast" coverage of the explosion of the Volpe Coal Company mine near Avoca, Pennsylvania.

Also on the front page is a two column headline that reads: "Rocketspace Craft Zooms At 700 Miles an Hour".

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. A few tiny binding holes along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century