Old News – Balloon Corps

This article from World War I includes letters from Roy Goold of Brockport. He ended up serving in Europe from July 1918 to June 1919. The Brockport Republic Thursday, April 11, 1918 DESCRIPTION OF BALLOON CORPS Roy Goold Enjoys Work as Telephone Operator It is seldom that friends at home are enabled to know definately …

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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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