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Title Highway Slaughter In N.C. In 1935 Is Really Appalling
Date January 30, 1936
Description This article reports driving death statistics for the state of North Carolina in 1935, citing 1095 deaths from car crashes. Discusses the possible causes of the increase, including more cars on the road, more money for buying gasoline, and increased access to liquor.
Creator Organization The Alleghany Times
Tags Automobiles
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Traffic safety
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill