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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1958 August

Life-Saving Crews Search for Drowning Victims in the New River and the James River in Virginia

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Life-saving crews from Glasgow, Bedord, Buena Vista, and Lynchburg, Va., search the New River near Radford and the James River near Big Island to recover the bodies of 22-year-old Jeremiah Milten and 11-year-old Fred Gross, Jr.
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