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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 1 Collection or Record:

Stockton family collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 12: Series MSA 213, Series 1, Placement: 17
Identifier: MSA 22
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to Purdue alumni James W. Stockton and Ann Stockton, 1919-1947. Includes one postcard of Theta Xi house at Purdue University, one report card for James W. Stockton, and one newspaper clipping on Ann Stockton's injury in the Purdue bleachers collapse.
Dates: 1919 - 1947