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1941 Strand Theatre fire disaster... Brockton, Mass....
Item # 678650
March 11, 1941
THE BOSTON POST, March 11, 1941
* Strand Theatre fire disaster
* Firemen - firefighters
* Brockton, Massachusetts
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TO RAISE FIRE VICTIMS' FUND" with subhead and related photo. (see) Coverage on the Strand Theatre fire in Brockton, Massachusetts.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, nice condition.
wikipedia notes: On March 10, 1941, thirteen Brockton firefighters lost their lives when the roof collapsed as they were fighting a fire at the Strand Theatre. That fire resulted in one of the worst firefighting tragedies in U. S. history.
Category: The 20th Century