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''The Fairmount News'' newspaper announcing the death of the Indiana city's native son James Dean. The 6 October 1955 edition bears a headline reading, ''James Dean Killed as Result of California Car Accident'', as well as a photo of the legendary actor. Article reveals hometown acquaintances called him ''Jimmy'' and uses that moniker in a touching eulogy citing his regard for his hometown after achieving Hollywood fame, via appearances and speaking engagements at his alma mater. Paper comprises pages 1 through 4 and 7 through 8. Toning, some damp staining along center fold and separation along folds, archivally repaired for front page. Separation to pages 3-8 have not been repaired. Overall in fair condition.
James Dean's Hometown Newspaper Announcing His Death
James Dean's Hometown Newspaper Announcing His Death
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