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Oakdale, PA explosion disaster...

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May 20, 1918

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, May 20, 1918

* Oakdale PA Pennsylvania explosion
* Aetna Chemical Company disaster

This 12 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "RUINS YIELDS DEAD", "Scene Is Desolate", "Recover 56 Bodies" and more (see photos). Coverage on the explosion disaster at the Aetna Chemical company in Oakdale, Pennsylvania.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning, a little spine wear, otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century