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Train collision in Stockton, Georgia...

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August 06, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 6, 1944 

* Stockton, Georgia 
* Atlantic Coast Line Railroad 
* Trains collision

This 60+ page newspaper has a somewhat discrete one column headline on page 32: "45 NEGROES KILLED IN SOUTHERN WRECK". 1st report coverage on the Stockton, Georgia train collision that killed many Negro railroad laborers.

Other news, sport and advertisements of the day throughout with much on World War II. Rag edition in great condition.

Category: The 20th Century