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1903 Iroquois Theatte fire... Chicago...

Item # 675949

July 29, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 29, 1903

* Iroquois Theatre fire - Chicago (1st report)
* Deadliest in United States history

The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SCORES OF LIVES LOST IN FLAMES" with subhead. This was the deadliest single-building fire in U.S. history with over 600 deaths. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.
Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century