Hazardous Business
Industry, Regulation, and the Texas Railroad Commission

The disaster scene at New London, March 18, 1937

The caption on the back of this photo reads, "Scenes from New London School Explosion--over 300 children lost their lives. I helped remove debris. Heart rending does not express the matter."

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The New London School explosion, 1937

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Prints and Photographs Collection, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission. 1976/11-7.

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