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 New – Old Recipes

Here are some old recipes. I can’t guarantee that are good recipes or that they are maintain safe food handling. Then to go with your food is a cartoon about coffee. THE CATHOLIC JOURNAL Friday, July 13, 1917 Home Cookery Veal and Ham Pie. To make a moderate sized pie take half pound of neck …

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1917 Catholic HS Yearbook

I added the 1917 yearbook for Rochester Catholic High School. That school was located next to St. Patrick’s Cathedral on land that is now part of Kodak Office. It was a school only for boys. The class of 1917 had two departments. The Academic Department had 27 graduates and the Commercial Department had 26. There …

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Old News – Accident

In this accident, the car that they refer to is a trolley car. The hospital that the little girl was taken to later became Highland Hospital Genesee Hospital. THE FAIRPORT HERALD Wednesday, May 2, 1917 STRUCK BY CAR Catherine Corso, the ten year old daughter of Joseph Corso of Water street, was struck by a …

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Old News – Train Accident

Trains were very important in 1917 for transporting people over long distances. They also handled most of the freight. Train wrecks affected everyone. THE MONROE COUNTY MAIL Thursday, April 12, 1917 BAD WRECK ON CENTRAL AT WAYNEPORT Two lives were lost and several people were injured, early Friday morning, when a fast west-bound New York …

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