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Norman Nevills conquers the Colorado River in 1938....
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July 09, 1938
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 9, 1938
* Norman Nevills - river-running pioneer
* Whitewater rafting - river-running pioneer
* Conquers Colorado River - Grand Canyon
Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Adventurers Arrive Safely after Death-Defying Trip" with subhead. (see)
Complete with all 16 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.
wikipedia notes: Norman D. Nevills was a pioneer of commercial river-running in the American Southwest, particularly the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. He led trips including Dr. Elzada Clover and Lois Jotter, the first two women to successfully float the Grand Canyon (which occurred in 1938), and Barry Goldwater.
Category: The 20th Century