Ex-Denverites die in car crash

This newspaper clipping details the accident on July 4th, 1946, that killed Adele and Gloria Ellsberg, Daniel Ellsberg’s mother and younger sister respectively. It recounts how Harry Ellsberg fell asleep at the wheel and steered the car into a roadside culvert, shearing off the right side of the car with the two Ellsberg women in it. This clipping is significant as it is news coverage of a profound event in Daniel Ellsberg’s life.

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