Friday, November 30, 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 of November 30, 1918. The link is provided by the Library of Congress and its Chronicling America service.

The parish fair was on, but now it was postponed again, this time due to fear of influenza. Cattle tick dipping record set, and Society News and obituaries.

Click on the sample images below to see larger versions.

Covington must have had that "fresh bread" fragrance every morning. 

The man who installed the street car trolley died shortly after it was sold for scrap.

Death Notices

Because people were still wary of the flu epidemic, the parish fair was called off (again) and the Farmer ran a critical editorial about that

Society News