Friday, August 14, 2020

100 Years Ago This August 14

What was going on 100 years ago this week? CLICK HERE for a link to the St. Tammany Farmer Issue of  August 14, 1920. The link is provided by the Library of Congress and its Chronicling America service.

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The boat ride news item at the beginning is pretty interesting

Building the road to Hammond was a topic of high concern

The "Baby Week" festivities were all throughout the town. Merchants decorated their store windows and contests were held on  a variety of fronts.