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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Old News – Men Enlisted in WWI

World War I is still going on 100 years ago. The Brockport newspaper ran a list of men that have joined the military. The US has only been in the fight for 3 months so none of the area men have been sent overseas as of yet. I cheated on the ad. It was from …

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Old News – Submarine

German U-boats (submarines) started being used as weapons of war during World War I. On 7 Oct. 1916 U-53 stopped at Newport, RI and visited with a couple of US Admirals. As that the US had nor entered the war, the sub was to peacefully leave. The very next day the sub sank 5 ships …

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