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Tornado disaster in Cotton Valley, Louisiana...

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January 01, 1948

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 1, 1948 

* Cotton Valley, Louisiana 
* Tornado destroys town (1st report)

This 22 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "11 ARE DEAD IN TORNADO", "Hundreds Reported Injured in Wake of Tornado Near Shreveport"  1st report coverage of the New Year's Eve tornado disaster in Cotton Valley, Louisiana. Nice to have in a Louisiana paper.

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

Category: The 20th Century