Thursday, June 14, 2018

100 years ago this week

What was going on 100 years ago this week?

CLICK HERE for a link to the St. Tammany Farmer edition of June 15, 1918. The link is provided by the Library of Congress and its Chronicling America service.

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June, 1918, was a tough time. The sacrifices of war were beginning to weigh heavily on the hearts of Americans. Questions were being asked, patriotism was being encouraged, and the grievances that kept so many people at odds were being set aside so they could work together to fight the common enemy, Germany.