Old News – War Shortages

Big wars create shortages. Manufacturers change production to goods for the war and then the citizens end up having a hard time finding some commodities. It has always been that way. It always will be. Sometimes the shortages are not for items that you would suspect. During World War II there was a shortage of …

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Last set of KP Bulletins

I uploaded five more issues of Kodak Park Bulletin. These are the last of the collection that I purchased a couple of months ago. That makes 13 issues that are now online. A lot of issues are about men that joined the military during World War I. Altogether Kodak Park sent 555 men into the …

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More KP Bulletins

I uploaded four more issues of Kodak Park Bulletin. These are employee news magazine. One issue from 1917 has pictures of a men’s baseball team including an action picture. I thought that pictures like that won’t have been possible as older pictures needed the lens open longer. I’m wrong again. Look in the upper left …

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Old News – Liberty Bonds

In order to help finance World War I, the US government sold Liberty Bonds. This was the second major campaign during the War. A person would not only help the war effort by buying bonds but they would also get 4% interest when the bonds matured in 10 years. THE FAIRPORT HERALD Wednesday, Oct. 17, …

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