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Purdue University--1947 bleacher collapse

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: The Purdue bleacher collapse occurred on February 24, 1947, during the halftime of the Purdue versus Wisconsin game. Three students were killed and hundreds were injured.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue University Fieldhouse bleachers collapse photograph

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 9
Identifier: 20150902
Dates: February 24, 1947

Ted Townsend letter on bleachers collapse

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 28
Identifier: 20170321.3
Dates: February 25, 1947