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October 30, 1941 Plane Crash - American Airlines DC-3 Crash near Lawrence Station

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
October 17, 1981
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
W7 B4 F6 1
  2 images     1 document  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W7 B4 F6 1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
October 17, 1981
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - October 30, 1941 Plane Crash file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.9 x 16.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.8 x 7.6 cm
1 newspaper clipping
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published October 17, 1981 with caption: "The Wreckage - American Airlines DC-3 became a fiery coffin for 20 aboard when the airliner - a giant machine in the sensibility of the day - slammed into an oatfield. Inquiry into disaster adjourned to U.S. without finding cause and a Transport Canada spokesman said Thursday no record was kept in Canada of the findings." (1a)
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published on October 17, 1981 with caption: "Eyewitnesses - Arthur Oldham, centre, his uncle, James, and cousin, Wilbur, heard airliner circle three times overhead, then crash nearby." (1b)
Name Access
Southwold (Ont. : Township)
Lawrence Station (Ont.)
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Subject Access
Newspapers
Air Disasters
Images
Documents