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"Eight Railroad Workers Killed Here by Train," Amsterdam Evening Recorder, June 15, 1945

"Eight Railroad Workers Killed Here by Train," Amsterdam Evening Recorder, June 15, 1945

"Eight Railroad Workers Killed Here by Train," Amsterdam Evening Recorder, June 15, 1945

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Document Description
Excerpt, Amsterdam Evening Recorder, June 15, 1945, Amsterdam, New York.
 
Questions
1. How many braceros were killed in the railway accident?
2. How many men were on the New York Central railroad crew?
3. What evidence does the article give that all of the workers on the crew were braceros?
4. Why do you think it was so dangerous to work on railroad tracks?
 

Glossary
Coessens Park: Park in Amsterdam, New York.
Coroner: Officer who examines bodies to determine cause of death.
 

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