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June 23, 1918

A train crash in Gary, IN has taken the lives of sixty from the Wallace-Hagenback circus. the engineer and fireman have been arrested. Secretary of War Baker says he will brook no race discrimination in the draft selection.

Source: "Arrest Engineer and Fireman in Gary Train Wreck," Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia, June 23, 1918. Page 1, Column 1.

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