Old News – Hairstyles

There might be a War going on in Europe but that doesn’t stop the ladies from trying out the newest hairstyles. THE CATHOLIC JOURNAL Friday, Oct. 12, 1917 New Parisian Coiffures Modeled After Famous Greek Statues Two of the newest hairdresses for girls are shown in the accompanying sketch. The profile head shows the classic …

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Old News – Men Leave for War

The local men that were drafted into World War I had to leave for training. There was a lot of people to see them off. They would be headed to Europe as “doughboys” within a few months. That war had been going on since 1914. Even though it would end on 11 Nov. 1919 the …

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Old News – Our Lady of Mercy School

The article deals with property that would be used for Our Lady of Mercy High School. It would take years for the school to be built. It would finally open in 1928 with 75 freshmen and 5 faculty. It would remain a High School until 1990 when they added grades 7 and 8. Then in …

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Old News – Two Trolley Stories

The Rochester trolley had been losing money and in 1917 they were reformed into a new corporation. That corporation only lasted until the early 1930s when it finally closed down and buses replaced all the trolleys in Rochester. The ad says that Sibley’s has the largest amount of records for sale in Rochester. 18,000 is …

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