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1939 Providence, Kentucky mine disaster....



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July 16, 1939

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, July 16, 1939

* Providence, Webster County, Kentucky
* Coal mine dust explosion disaster


The front page has a one column heading: "RESCUERS LOSE HOPE FOR ALL 28 IN MINE BLAST" with subhead and small map. First report coverage continues on page 2 with related illustration and photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

Category: The 20th Century