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West Virginia Mine Fires - 1906...

Item # 676640

March 24, 1906

STANNTON DISPATCH, Virginia, March 24, 1906  The front page has 2 headings describing two separate West Virginia Mine Fires: "May Be Thirty Victims of Century Mine Explosion" & "ELEVEN DEAD IN MINE; Fears of Another Gas Explosion Retards Work of Rescuers".
The front page also contains an account of a wagon crashing over a bridge, an announcement of a church supper, a concert by "The Ithica Quartet", and appeals for charity - collectively providing a glimpse of Stannton, Virginia life in the early 1900's.
Complete in 8 pages with minor edge tears which do not impact content.

Category: The 20th Century